Since its establishment in 2008 under the Law Reform Commission Act 2008 (the Act), the Commission has strive to facilitate the review, reform and development of the laws of Samoa.
It promotes Samoan customs and traditions, enhances social, economic, cultural and commercial development of Samoa and above all ensures the laws of Samoa are kept in a modern state which is contextualized to meet the needs of the Government and the Public.
The Commission researches and analyses areas of law considered in need of reform and make informed recommendation to the Prime Minister and Attorney General.
In addition to research and analysis, the Commission more importantly consults with the Public about its Projects/work. Furthermore, the Commission advises the Government and various agencies regarding reviews of laws conducted by those agencies.