Commercial and International Law

Commercial and International Law

The Commercial and International Law divisional responsibilities in brief are as follows:

  • Deals with Regional and International Projects
  • Negotiations for Lease, WTO, World Bank
  • International Human Rights

 

The objective of the division entails the review and draft of commercial and other related legal documents as well as advising on national and international legal matters to ensure that Government’s interest is advanced and/or protected.

Our Postal Address:
Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 27
Apia
SAMOA
Hours of Operation:
Mon. to Fri. 9am to 5pm
* All correspondence must be addressed to the Attorney General.

Quick Facts

There are Three legal divisions (Legislative Drafting, Commercial and International matters as well as the Civil Litigation and Opinions)vision), and one support division (Corporate Services). All these Divisions work together to achieve the results and performance measures outlined above.

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There are plans in the pipeline for the three legal divisions to be headed by Deputy Attorney Generals. Below them will be Assistant Attorney Generals. The Civil Division will have two sections comprising of:
(a) Civil Litigation, Opinions and Human Rights; and
(b) Commercial and International Relations.