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The American Samoa Code Annotated: Title 46 - Criminal Justice, Chapter 13 - Mental Competency of Accused

American Samoa Fono Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides American Samoa 31 December 1979 Legislation/regulation convicted, severe mental illness, violation

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Code Annotated
Title 46 - Criminal Justice
Chapter 13 - Mental Competency of Accused

Under 46.1301 through 46.l3l0 and 46.3216, the following persons are subject to confine-ment for mental incompetency or insanity in American Samoa:

(1) defendants found mentally incompetent to stand criminal trial; or

(2) defendants found insane at the time of the commission of a criminal act.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 ยง 2.

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