15.0501 Powers of Governor.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 15.0501]

To provide for emergency resource management, the Governor, after proclaiming that an emergency exists which threatens to disrupt the social order, or imperil the health and safety of the people of American Samoa may, by rule or executive order:

(1) control, restrict, and regulate by rationing, freezing, use of quotas, allocations, pro-hibitions on shipments, price fixing, allocation, or other means the use, sale, or distribution of fuel, petroleum products, or other sources of energy;

(2) prescribe and direct activities in connection with but not limited to use, conservation, salvage and prevention of waste or fuel or other sources of energy;

(3) take such other action as may be necessary for the management of energy resources during any emergency declared by the Governor.

History: 1974, PL 13-43 § 1.