The Chief Justice of the High Court of American Samoa has the power to:
(1) examine, admit and reinstate attorneys and practitioners to practice law in American Samoa;
(2) adopt reasonable rules and regulations to make effective the provisions of this chapter; and
(3) appoint such committees as he deems necessary to effect the purposes of this chapter.History: 1962, PL 7-36, 1969, PL 11-54; 1970, PL 11-111.
Chief Justice of the High Court has the ultimate authority to decide who may practice law in the Territory. A.S.C.A. § 31.0101(a). Siofele v. Hall, 12 A.S.R.2d 9 (1989).