No. 83.] Custome (War r.owers) Ordinwwe, .1915,
"Atiendmeint -Ordinance. 1915.
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AN ORDINANCE to amend
No. 33 of 1915.
[ 29th December, 191. I
BE it enacted by the Governor, with the advice and consent
of the Legislative Council of Saint Lucia, as follows:--
G. B. HAnDno-SMITH,
28th December, 4915.
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Customs (FWar Powers) Ordinance, 1915,
Amendment Ordinance, 1915.
Repeal of section 5
(1) of No. 7 of 1915
and substitution of
section 6 of No. 7
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Customs (War
Powers) Ordinance, 1915, Amendment Ordinance, 1915, and
shall be read and construed as one with the Customs (War
Powers) Ordinance, 1915, hereinafter called the principal
2. Subsection one of section five of the principal Ordinance is
hereby repealed and the following subsection is substituted
"5. (1) The Treasurer may, by order under his hand,
require due entry and clearance before shipment, and in
such manner as he may direct, of any goods intended for
exportation, and, where in pursuance of any order made by
the Treasurer, a person, in the course of making entry
before shipment, makes a declaration as to the person or
country for whom any goods are ultimately destined, then,
unless security has been given by bond, the exporter shall,
if and when required by the Treasurer, produce evidence
to his satisfaction that those goods have not reached a
person who is an enemy or treated as an enemy, or a
country which is an enemy country or treated as an enemy
country, under any law for the time being in force relating
to trading with the enemy; and, if he fails to do so, he shall
be liable to a penalty of treble the value of the goods, or
one hundred pounds, at the election of the Treasurer, unless
he proves that the goods reached the person or country
without his consent or connivance, and that he took all
reasonable steps to secure that the ultimate destination of
the goods should be the person or country mentioned in the
3. Section six of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended
After the word "country" and before the word within" in
the third line from the top, insert or treated as an enemy
After the word section" and before the word the" in the
third line from the top, insert "or has reason to suspect that
goods are being imported in contravention of the law relating to
trading with the enemy,".
Passed the Legislative Council this 14th day of December, 1915.
B. P. E. BULSTRODE,
Clerk of Councils.
,PRINTED BY THE GOVERBtENT PRINTER, AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA.