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Samoan chiefs warn A.D.B. about ‘social unrest, conflict and violence’
6-10-2014 - Samoa Observer.

“We wish to highlight that the A.D.B.-backed reforms appear to be in breach of constitutional protections of customary land. Article 102 of the Constitution prohibits the alienation or disposition of customary land or any interest in customary land.

This includes prohibition of sale or mortgage of customary land or interests in it, and prohibition of land or interests in it “being taken in execution or be assets for the payment of the debts to any person on his decease or insolvency”