Chapter 10 - Administrative Procedures

4.1001 Definitions.

As used in this chapter:(a) “Agency” means ea…

4.1002 Duty to make rules.

Each agency of the government shall:(1) adopt…

4.1003 Publication of rules.

The Secretary of American Samoa shall compile…

4.1004 Notice of intended action.

Prior to the adoption, amendment, or repeal o…

4.1005 Hearing.

Prior to the adoption, amendment, or repeal o…

4.1006 Petitions for issuance, amendment, or repeal of rules.

Each agency shall afford any interested perso…

4.1007 Statute of limitations.

A contest of any rule on the ground of noncom…

4.1008 Filing requirements.

Each agency shall file with the Secretary of…

4.1009 Validity and effect of rules—Recommendations of Legislature.

(a) No rule adopted after the effective date…

4.1010 Emergency rules.

(a) If an agency finds that an imminent peril…

4.1011 Administrative manual.

The Governor shall cause to be prepared and m…

4.1020 Public inspection rights and requirements.

(a) Each agency shall make available for publ…

4.1025 Contested case—Hearing—Notice.

(a) In a contested case, all parties shall be…

4.1026 Right to hearing.

All parties shall be afforded the opportunity…

4.1027 Rules of evidence.

Strict rules of evidence need not be followed…

4.1028 Effect to rules of privilege.

Agencies shall give effect to the rules of pr…

4.1029 Official notice of facts.

Official notice may be taken of judicially co…

4.1030 Findings, decisions, and orders.

(a) A final decision or order adverse to a pa…

4.1031 Notice of decision or order to parties.

All parties shall be notified, either persona…

4.1032 Contents of record.

In a contested case, the record shall include…

4.1033 Communications prohibited and allowed.

(a) Unless required for the disposition of ex…

4.1034 Separation of functions.

No officer, employee, or agent engaged in the…

4.1035 Expiration of license sought to be renewed.

When a licensee has made timely application f…

4.1036 Prerequisites to revocation, suspension, annulment, or withdrawal of license.

No revocation, suspension, annulment, or with…

4.1037 Emergency suspensions of license.

If an agency finds that the public health saf…

4.1040 Right to judicial review—Other means of review not limited.

(a) A person who has exhausted all administra…

4.1041 Petition-Stay of agency decision.

(a) Proceedings for review may be instituted…

4.1042 Transmission of record.

Within 30 days after service of the petition,…

4.1043 Review.

(a) The review shall be confined to the recor…

4.1044 Reversal or modification of decision.

The court may reverse or modify the decision…