Chapter 02 - High Court

3.0201 Territorial jurisdiction.

The jurisdiction of the High Court shall exte…

3.0202 General powers.

(a) The High Court of American Samoa shall ha…

3.0203 Power to punish contempt of authority.

The High Court of American Samoa shall have p…

3.0204 Court of record—Seal.

The High Court shall be a court of record and…

3.0205 Appointment of clerk and other officers.

The High Court shall have a clerk, interprete…

3.0206 Duties of clerk.

The Clerk of the High Court shall record its…

3.0207 Divisions and sessions—Composition.

(a) The High Court shall consist of an Appell…

3.0208 Jurisdiction of divisions.

(a) The trial division of the High Court shal…

3.0209 Power to hear and determine cases.

(a) The Chief Justice or the Associate Justic…

3.0210 Role of associate judges.

The associate judges shall be entitled to be…

3.0220 Appellate division—Composition,

The appellate division shall consist of the C…

3.0221 Appellate division—Difference of opinion—Prevailing opinion.

In the appellate division of the High Court,…

3.0230 Trial division—Composition.

(a) The trial division shall consist of the C…

3.0231 Trial division—Difference of opinion— Prevailing opinion.

In the trial division of the High Court, if t…

3.0232 Trial division—Petit jury.

(a) A person charged with an offense carrying…

3.0240 Land and titles division—Composition.

The land and titles division shall consist of…

3.0241 Land and titles division—Differences of opinion—Prevailing opinion.

(a) In cases or controversies relating to lan…

3.0242 Land and titles division—Rules.

(a) The Chief Justice shall, by order, prescr…