“Excepted service” means elective positions; district, county, and village officials; department heads, officers, and members of any. territorial board, commission, or other territorial agency whose appointments are made by the Governor or are required by law to be confirmed by one or both houses of the Fono; Justices and judges of the Judicial Branch; staff members of the two chambers of the Fono with the exception of the legislative reference bureau; and employees serving under contracts.

History: Rule 10-81, eff 29 Jul 81, § 2.0 (part).