3.0304 General powers.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 3.0304 ]

The District Court has power to issue process and do all acts not inconsistent with law or with the rules made by the Chief Justice of American Samoa, as may be required for the due administration of justice, and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing powers, may grant bail, accept and forfeit security, make orders for the attendance of witnesses with or without documents, make orders for the disposal of exhibits and punish for contempt of court.

History: 1979, PL 16-28 § 16.

Case Notes:

The district court is authorized to issue process, and an arrest warrant is a form of process. A.S.C.A. § 3.0304, T.C.R.Cr.P. 4(c) (1). American Samoa Government v. Meleisea, 24 A.S.R.2d