In this chapter, “foreign judgment” means any judgment, decree or order of a court of the United States or of any other court which is entitled to full faith and credit in this Territory.History: 1965, PL 9-1l.
Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act applies only to foreign judgments entitled to "full faith and credit" in American Samoa, but the Act does not define such judgments. A.S.C.A. § 43.1702. In re Petition of Puailoa, 13 A.S.R.2d 22 (1989).
Judgments of the courts of foreign nations are not entitled to full faith and credit in courts of the United States. U.S. Const. Art. IV, § 1; A.S.C.A. § 43.1702. In re Petition of Puailoa, 13 A.S.R.2d 22 (1989).