Chapter 02 - Procedure in High Court

Chapter 02 - Procedure in High Court

43.0201 Civil procedure-Deficiencies in pleading.


(a) In the High Court, the civil practice shall conform, as closely as practicable, to the practice provided for in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Title 28, U.S.C.

(b) No objection may be made to formal deficiencies in pleading.

43.0202 Adjournment to sit elsewhere.


In any case where the interest of justice or the convenience of parties, witnesses or the court requires, the Chief Justice or the Associate Justice may order that a session of any division of the High Court adjourn from the courthouse to sit at any appropriate place in American Samoa.