20.1201 Designated-Requirements-Vessels in distress.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 20.1201]

(a) The port of Pago Pago shall be the only port of entry for American Samoa for surface vessels.

(b) All vessels must enter and clear from such port, and no vessels may call at any other port in American Samoa without first entering and clearing from the port of Pago Pago unless the Governor determines that the public interest or an emergency requires the vessel to enter another port without first entering and clearing from such port, and grants permission to do so.

(c) A vessel in distress may anchor at any port in American Samoa.

History: 1962, PL 7-27.

Research Guide: For designation of additional ports of entry by immigration board, sec 41.0110. For port of entry for aircraft, see 21.0301.