21.0520 Rates-Grievance-Stay of action.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. 21.0520]

The Governor or his designee shall have the power and the duty to review the rates for carriage of passengers and freight between any 2 points within the Territory of American Samoa, for any carrier whose rates are not subject to the approval of the Federal Civil Aeronautics Board. If after due investigation the Governor finds the rates to be excessive, he may on 30 days’ notice in writing deny the carrier the right to use airport and other facilities under control of the government. Any carrier who is aggrieved by that finding has the right to apply to the High Court of American Samoa for a stay of the action pending a hearing at which the reasonableness of the rate will be determined on the merits.

History: 1979, PL 16-21 § 1, amd 1979, PL 16-31 § 1.

Amendment: 1979 Amended section generally.