Chapter 01 - General Provisions

43.0101 Clerk to fix High Court costs and fees.

(a) The clerk of the High Court of American S…

43.0102 Fees and costs of Registrars of Vital Statistics and Titles.

The Registrar of Vital Statistics and the Ter…

43.0103 Failure to pay fees or costs.

(a) Failure to pay court costs due the govern…

43.0110 Authority to administer oath.

(a) The Governor, Secretary of American Samoa…

43.0115 Transfer of cases-Venue.

Any case brought in the High Court or in a di…

43.0120 Limitation periods.

Actions may be brought within the following t…

43.0121 Cause of action for fraud, mistake or trespass.

In actions for relief on the ground of fraud…

43.0122 Cause of action on open account.

When there is a continuous, open, concurrent…

43.0123 Limitation on executions.

An execution may issue at any time before jud…

43.0124 Death of party to be charged.

In all cases where, due to death of the party…

43.0125 Death of party having cause of action.

If a person having a cause of action dies wit…

43.0126 Commencement of action by minors and insane persons.

Minors and insane persons shall have 1 year f…

43.0127 Period of nonresidence not included in limitation period.

The time during which a defendant is a nonres…

43.0128 Revival of cause of action in contract.

Causes of action founded on contract are revi…

43.0129 Use of barred counterclaim as defense.

A counterclaim may be pleaded as a defense to…

43.0130 Effect of injunction.

When the commencement of an action is stayed…