Ordinances, with orders in council, rules, and regulations.

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Title:
Ordinances, with orders in council, rules, and regulations.
Uniform Title:
Saint Lucia. Ordinances
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1902- ; 33 cm.
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Caribbean

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No. 21.] Criminal Code Amendment Ordinance, 1915.


[1915.


I assent.
G. IB. IIADDON-SrITHr ,
Governor.
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SAINT LUCIA. No. 21 of 1915.

AN ORDINANCE to amend the Criminal Code.
[ 9th December, 1915. ]

BE it enacted by the Governor, with the advice and consent
of the Legislative Council of Saint Lucia, as follows :-

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Criminal Code Amend- short title.
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108


No. 21.] Criminal Code Amendment Ordinance, 1915.


'Re-numbering of
section 200 of Crimi-
nal Code and addi-
tion thereto.






WNe section 202 of
the Criminal Code.





















Amendndmet of sec-
tion 210 of the
-Criminal Code.



Power to arrest pro-
curers without war-
aunt.

Increased penalties
for proonrers.


2. Section 201 of the Criminal Code is hereby re-numbered
" 201. (1)" and the following subsection is added thereto:
(2) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, a boy who
"has attained the age of twelve years shall be deemed capable,
"unless the contrary be proved, of committing the crime
"mentioned in this section; and also, the crimes of rape' and
"of unlawfully and carnally knowing' a female under thirteen
"years of age mentioned in the two last preceding sections."

3. Section 202 of the Criminal Code is hereby repealed and
the following section is substituted therefor:-
202. Any person who-
(1) by threats or intimidation procures any female to
have any unlawful carnal connection, either within or
without His Majesty's dominions, or
(2) by false pretences or false representations procures
any female, not being a common prostitute or of
known immoral character, to have any unlawful
carnal connection, either within or without His
Majesty's dominions, or
(3) applies, administers to, or causes to be taken by
any female any drug, matter or thing with intent to
stupefy or overpower so as thereby to enable any
person to have unlawful carnal connection with such
female,
shall be liable to imprisonment for two years:
Provided that no person shall be convicted of an offence
under this section upon the evidence of one witness only,
"unless such witness be corroborated in some material
"particular by evidence implicating the accused."

4. (1) In paragraphs (3) and (4) of section 210 of the
Criminal Code the words or frequent" shall be inserted after
the words an inmate of" wherever those words occur.
(2) The following paragraphs shall be added to section 210
of the Criminal Code:-
"A Police Constable may take into custody without a
warrant any person whom he shall have good cause
"to suspect of having committed, or of attempting to
commit, any offence against this section.."
SAny male person who is convicted of an offence against
this section may, at the discretion of the Court, and
in addition to any term of imprisonment awarded ii


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109


No. 21.] Oriminal Code Amendment Ordinance, 1915.


[1915.


" respect of the said offence, be sentenced to be once
" privately flogged or whipped."


5. This Ordinance shall not apply to proceedings
at the commencement of this Ordinance.


pending Restrictionon apli-
cation of Ordinance.


Passed the legislative Council this 16th day of November, 1915.

B. P. E. BULSTRODE,
Clerk of Councils.
1915-840.


PBRITED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT TIE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA.