Each agency shall file with the Secretary of American Samoa, the clerk of the House of. Representatives, and the secretary of the Senate a certified copy of each rule adopted by it, and of all rules in effect on the effective date of this chapter.History: 1969, PL 11-55; 1972, PL 12-38 § 1.
An administrative rule adopted pursuant to the rulemaking process in the Administrative Procedure Act has the force and effect of law. A.S.C.A. §§ 1.0201(3), 4.1001-4.1010. Bryant v. Southwest Marine of Samoa, Inc., 23 A.S.R.2d 55 (1992).