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Title: Ordinances, with orders in council, rules, and regulations.
Uniform Title: Saint Lucia. Ordinances
Physical Description: 1902- ; 33 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Saint Lucia
Publisher: G. P. O.
Place of Publication: Castries
Creation Date: 1913
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Subjects / Keywords: Law -- Saint Lucia   ( lcsh )
Genre: serial   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: Caribbean
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Si. Et LUCIA. -: . No. 15 of 1913.
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Leper. Ordinance, 1913.


Signification of
terms.

















Asylums appointed
by the Governor.

Medical Superinter-
dent in charge of
Asylum.


Detention of leper
in Asylum and pay-
ment for his main.
tnance.











Detention of leper
in Asylum free of
charge.


2. In this Ordinance,
"Harbour Master" includes a Pilot and any person dis-
charging the duties of Harbour Master.
"Leper" means any person suffering from any variety of
leprosy.
-- Medical Offic'r" means a Medical Officer under the Medical
Officers Ordinance. 1903. or any Ordinance amending or
substituted for the same.
-" Medical Practitioner" means a Medical Practitioner regis-
tered under the Medical Registration Ordinance, 1904,
or any Ordinance amending or substituted for the
same. and ineludis Medical Officer.
- Public place" has the meaning assigned to it in section
3. i1 of the Criminal Code.
- Vessel" includes niny .steam ship. sailing ship, boat or any
floating craft whatsoever.

3. The Governor, by notice in the Gazette. may appoint any
buildings and the land attached thereto to be a Leper Asylum,
and thereupon su'-h buildings and land shall be a Leper Asylum
under this Ordinance. And the Governor may appoint a Medi-
cal Practitioner to he the Medical Superintendent in charge of
such Asylum.

4. (1) Whenever it shall be made to appear to a Magistrate
that any person within the limits of his Jurisdiction is probably
a leper, it shall be lawful for the Magistrate, upon the applica-
tion of any persou legally bound to maintain the supposed leper,
to hold an inquiry into the case, and if the Magistrate is satisfied
that the supposed leper is a leper and that he has become or is
likely to become a burden upon the person legally bound to
maintain him, it shall be lawful for the Magistrate by warrant
under his hand to order the detention of the leper in a Leper
Asylum until he is discharged by order of the Governor: and
the person legally bound to maintain the leper shall pay every
month to the Government of the Colony during the detention of
the leper such sum for his maintenance as the Magistrate, hav-
ing regard to all the circumstances of the case, shall order.
(2) If it is certified to a Magistrate by two Medical Practitioners
that any person within the limits of the Magistrate's Jurisdic-
tion is a leper, and if it is further certified by the same Prac-
titioners, or any Medical Officer, or the Chief of Police or a


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Justice of the Peace, that the leper is a fit subject for gratuitous
relief, then the Magistrate shall by warrant under his hand order
the detention of the leper in a Leper Asylum. free of charge.
until he is discharged by order ol' the Governor.

5. (1) It shall be lawful for a Magistrate. on information ,on
oath that any person reasonably suspected of being a leper has
been wandering about begging or collecting alms in any public
place, or exposing his leprosy in any public place, to summon
the leper to appear before him or any other Magistrate. or to
issue a warrant under his hand directed to any Peace Oflicer and
authorising him to cause the leper to be brought before him or
any other Magistrate. at a time and place to le specitied in the
summons or warrant, to be dealt with as hereinafter in this
section provided.
(2) When the suspected leper is brought before a Magistrate.
if it is proved to the satisfaction of the Magistrate that the
suspected leper is a leper and it is made further to appear. upon
the oath of some credible witness, that the leper has been seen
wandering about begging or collecting alms in any public l)lace.
or exposing his leprosy in any public place, then it shall be
lawful for the Magistrate by warrant under his hand to order
the detention of the leper in a Leper Asylum until he is dis-
charged by order of the Governor.

6. (1) Every person, except a Minister of Religion. so soon :as
he knows or has reason to suspect that any person is a Ilper
shall forthwith give notice thereof to a Magistrate. a Medical
Officer or the Chief of Police. The Magistrate. Medical Ollicer
or Chief of Police upon the receipt of such notice shall iimmedi-
ately report the same to the Governor.
(2) Upon the receipt of such a report it shall be lawful for
the Governor to order such inspection and examination of the
suspected leper to be held and such report to be made thereon
as he shall think fit: and after such inspection, examination
and report it shall be lawful for the Governor, if he shall think
fit, to order the leper to be removed to and detained in a Leper
Asylum. Provided that no such order for removal and detention
shall be made unless two Medical Practitioners certify that such
person is actually suffering from the disease of leprosy.
(3) No such order for removal and detention shall be made
if the Governor is satisfied that the leper is able to provide for
himself effective isolation and medical treatment at his own


Mc-lt of lnealing
with LIper wander-
ing about begging,
SC.















N.rification of case
of leprosy.




Governor may order
inquiry in case of
suspected leper.






Private isolation in
lieu of removal to
Asylum.


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Inspection of pre
mises by Medical
Officer,




Detention in Asy-
lum at leper's
request.


place of abode ircd if the leper shall within the time prescribed
by the Governor carry out such directions as the Governor may
give for securing such isolation, but in every such case it shall
be lawful for the Governor to prescribe rules for observance by
the leper in order to secure such isolation. If in any such case
the Governor is satisfied that the leper is not being effectively
isolated and properly treated he may at any time order the leper
to be removed to and detained in a Leper Asylum.
(4) In the case of a leper who is suffering from ulcers private
isolation as provided in the last preceding subsection shall not
be permitted but the leper shall be ordered to be removed to
and detained in a Leper Asylum.

7. It shall be lawful for any Medical Officer with proper
iasistaiiLe. between sunrise and sunset, to enter any dwelling
house, building, vessel or place, wherein he has reasonable
grounds for believing any leper or suspected leper to be pre-
sent, for the purpose of ascertaining whether any leper is
present therein.

8. (1) The Medical Superintendent of a Leper Asylum may
on the written application of a leper admit him into the
Asylum under his charge, and such admission may be on such
terms and conditions, if any, as to payment for maintenance
and in other respects as to the Governor may seem fit. The
application shall be in the following form or to the like effect:-

" To the Medical Superintendent of the Leper Asylum at


I of do this day
19 hereby request you to cause me to be
admitted into the Leper Asylum at , and I
undertake to remain therein for the period of
at least, unless sooner duly discharged, and to conform to
the rules of the said Asylum and to any conditions which
may be prescribed by authority of the Governor."

Signature of applicant.

Signature of witness.
(Med. Officer or J.P.)


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(2) The applicant's signature to the application shall be
attested by a Medical Officer or Justice of the Peace, who shall
not attest the signature unless he is satisfied that the applicant
is a leper and understands the effect of the application.
(3) The applicant after his reception into the Asylum, unless
discharged by order of the Governor, shall not be entitled to
leave the Asylum until the expiration of the term mentioned
in his application, and he may be detained therein till the expi-
ration of such term; and in case of his escape he may be dealt
with under sectiui twelve of this Ordinance as if a warrant had
been issued against him.

9. If the Chief Justice or a Magistrate is satisfied that any Leper sentenced to
person convicted of an offence is a leper, he shall, if he makes inprm ent tob
any order for the imprisonment of the leper in respect of such hlm.
offence, add to the order a direction that the leper shall be com-
mitted to a Leper Asylum there to undergo such imprisonment,
and after the expiration of the term of imprisonment the leper
shall be detained in the Asylum until he is discharged by order
of the Governor.

10. When the Medical Officer of a Prison or a Lunatic Removal of leper
Asylum certifies that a prisoner or lunatic is a leper the Gov- ts or lumnati
ernor may order the leper to be removed to and detained in a
Leper Asylum, and after the expiration of the leper's term of
imprisonment or after he has recovered his sanity he shall be
detained in the Asylum until he is discharged by order of the
Governor.

11. Any inmate of a Leper Asylum may at any time, by order of Removal of lepers
the Governor, be removed therefrom to any other Leper Asylum, rom ane Asylum
and such order shall be sufficient authority for the removal of
such leper and also for his reception and detention in the Asylum
to which he is ordered to be removed.

12. (1) Every person received into a Leper Asylum under Capture of leper
any warrant or order issued under the provisions of this Ordin- escaing from Asy
ance may be detained therein until he is removed or discharged lum
by the order of the Governor, and in case of escape he may be
captured by any officer or servant of the Asylum or any Peace
Officer or other person, and he may be conveyed to and received
and detained in the said Asylum.


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'(2 Every person who in any way hinders or obstruiits any
person in the capture of a leper escaped from a Leper Asylum
shall be guilty of an offence against this Ordinance.
(3) Every person who in any way aids or abets any inmate of
a Leper Asylum in escaping or attempting to escape from the
Asylum shall be guilty of an offence against this Ordinance.
Governor's power to 13. The Governor may, in his absolute discretion, order the
discharge leper discharge from any Leper Asylum of any persuu detained
from Asylum therein as a leper under the provisions of this Ordinance, and
he shall order the discharge of any person so detained upon the
certificate of the Medical Superintendent of the Asylum that the
person is cured of his leprosy.and is not suffering from ulcers.
Conditional 14. (1) Whenever it appears to the -Medical Superintendent
discharge. of a Leper Asylum that any inmate of the Asylum under his
charge, not being a prisoner under sentence of imprisonment, is
a fit person to receive a conditional discharge, the Medical
Superintendent shall certify accordingly to the Governor; and
thereupon the Governor may permit the inmate to absent
himself from the Asylum for such period and under such
conditions as the Governor may, in his absolute discretion in
each case, prescribe. The Governor may at any time revoke
such permission or may prescribe another period or other
conditions.
(2) If the leper does not return to the Asylum at or before
the expiration of the prescribed period or does not comply with
the prescribed conditions, or if the permission is revoked as
aforesaid, he may be retaken as if he had escaped from the
Asylum.
(3) The Medical Superintendent of the Asylum shall in each
case inform the Chief of Police of such permission to be absent,
and it shall be the duty of the Police to keep under observation
every such person allowed to be absent from the Asylum.
Leper prohibited 15. (1) No leper shall carry on or take any part in any of
to tae rin cer- the trades or callings specified in the first Schedule to this
Ordinance, or any other trade or calling which the Governor in
Council may add to that Schedule and notify in the Gazette.
(2) Any leper who carries on or takes any part in any such
trade or calling shall be liable, on summary conviction by
a Magistrate to be committed to a Leper Asylum to be detained
there until discharged by order of the Governor.


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(3) Any person who knowingly employs a leper in any s-lch
trade or calling shall hb guilty of an offence against this
Ordinance.

16. Any leper who enters any vehicle used for carrying
persons for fee or reward or lodges in any hotel, boarding house
or lodging house shall be liable on summary conviction by a
Magistrate to he committed to a Leper Asylum to he detained
there until discharged by order of the Governor.

17. (1) Any leper who sells any article of food or drink
which has been prepared or handled by him shall be liable on
summary conviction Iv a Magistrate to be committed to a Leper
Asylum to be detained there until discharged by order of the
Governor.
(2) Any person who knowingly sells any article of food or
drink which has been prepared or handled by a leper shall be
guilty of an offence against this Ordinance.

18. Any person who purchases or receives from any inmate
of a Leper Asylum any food, clothing or other article, without
the permission in writing ,f the. Medical Superintendent of the
Asylum, shall be guilty of an offence against this Ordinance.

19. Any person who goes within the limits of a Leper
Asylum without the permission in writing of the Medical
Superintendent or other officer in charge of the Asylum or
without lawful authority shall be guilty of an offence against
this Ordinance.
20. No leper who is not a native of the Colony or lawfully
domiciled therein shall land at any place in the Colony from
any place not within the Colony. and the master or other person
in charge of any vessel who suffers or permits or omits to prevent
the landing from his vessel at any place in the Colony of any
person whom he knows or has reasonable grounds to suppose
to be a leper shall be liable on summary conviction by a Magis-
trate to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds.
21. (1) If the Harbour Master on boarding any vessel which
comes into any Port in the Colony shall see reason to suspect that
any person on board of the vessel is afflicted with the disease of
leprosy, but such person denies that he is so afflicted, it shall be
lawful for the Harbour Master to give notice to the master or


Lepers not to enter
public vehicles, &.c




Sale of food pre-
pared by leper.







Receiving food, &c.,
from inmate of
Asylum.



Trespass in Asylum,




Landing of lepers
prohibited.







Harbour Master
may detain leper on
vessel.


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other 1. rsoni in charge of the vessel that the person so .-: *'cti -
to be so afflicted is required to be detained, on board of : l.- t . sel
until he shall be examined by the I(ealth Oll .. r cf ,h P, rL.
Such notice may be given verbally or in writing to tleC I:ii .tlr
or other person in charge of the vessel, or by writing ffi.-:.l to
some conspicuous part of the vessel.
If after such notice has been given tle i. r-, i required ., be
detained shall land in the Colony without t . , rmissio- :,f the
Harbour Master or of the Governor being first granted, the faster
or other person in charge of the vessel shall be deemed to have
omitted to prevent the landing of a person whom he !.: ~ reason-
able grounds to suppose to be a leper and to be guilty of an
offence under section twenty hereinbefore.
(2) The Harbour Master on giving the notice requiring the
detention of any person as aforesaid shall inf ;in the Health
Officer of the Port of the giving of the notice andl ,of the time
at which it was given; and the Health Officer -hall wiLhin ten
hours of the time when the notice was given visit tLe ves :,l and
examine such person and he shall certify in Iriuiug tk -he
Governor whether the person is afflicted with leprosy or no;;
and if it shall appear by such certificate that the person is not
afflicted with leprosy the Harbour Malst- shall ,ive perm!'sion
for the landing of the person if the person i n"t pro'iliti d
from landing by any other law; but if it shall ippear ' 1,y such
certificate that the person is .fflirted with lepros:- it sha:l nu be
lawful for him to land in the Colony without tl:e permission
of the Governor, to be granted on its being made to appear to
him that the person is a native of or domiciled in the Colony.
Provided that the Governor may, in his absolute discretion,
give permission for the landing in the Colony of any person
afflicted with leprosy, and not being a native of ir domiciled in
the Colony, on being satisfied that the person has entered into a
bond to His Majesty, in terms approved by the Governor, with
two sufficient sureties being householders within the Colony
approved by the Governor, in the penal sum of one hundred
pounds, conditioned that such person shall not wander about /
begging or collecting alms nor expose himself in any public
place nor commit any breach of the provisions of this Ordinance
or of any regulations made under this Ordinance nor become
chargeable upon the public funds of the Colony. The sureties
shall be deemed for all purposes to have bound themselves
jointly and severally with the principal debtor, and shall not be
entitled to demand the discussion of the principal debtor.


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22. Every leper unlawfully landing in breach of the prohibi-
tion in the last preceding section contained may be committed
to a Leper Asylum by a warrant under the hand of the Governor
to be detained therein until he is discharged by order of the
Governor.

23. Every leper unlawfully landing as aforesaid may be
brought before a Magistrate who may examine such leper and
any witness on oath touching the place from which he was
brought into the Colony, and may cause the leper to be removed
to the place from which he was brought in such manner as the
Governor may direct, and the reasonable cost of such inquiry
and removal shall be borne and paid by the Master or other
person in charge of the vessel by which the leper was brought
to the Colony, by whose act or default the leper was permitted
to land, and such cost may be sued for and recovered before the
First District Court as a debt due to the Crown.


Leper landing may
be sent to Asylum.




Leper unlawfully
landed may be re-
turned to the place
whence he came.


24. (1) The Governor in Council may from time to time make Regulations.
regulations with respect to all or any of the following
matters:-
(i) The management, control and inspection of Leper
Asylums,
(ii) The visiting of lepers in Leper Asylums by their rela-
tives and friends,
(iii) The appointment and duties of officers and servants
of Leper Asylums,
(iv) The treatment and discipline of lepers undergoing im-
prisonment in Leper Asylums and of lunatic in-
mates of Leper Asylums,
(v) The appointment of a Committee of visitors to inspect
and report on Leper Asylums,
(vi) The making of periodical reports by the Medical Super-
intendent of a Leper Asylum with regard to the num-
ber and condition of lepers detained therein and the
requirements and condition of the Asylum, and
(vii) Generally for carrying into effect the objects of this
Ordinance.
(2) Every inmate of a Leper Asylum who contravenes any of Punishment of in.
the provisions of such regulations shall be liable to such mates of Asylum.
punishment as in the said regulations may be prescribed for the
breach thereof: provided that such punishment shall consist of
all or any of the following means only,-reduction of diet for


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not longer than seven days, change of diet, extra employment,
prohibition of receiving visits from relatives and friends, depri-
vation of tobacco, and solitary confinement for not longer than
three days.

Evidence required 25. No supposed leper shall be convicted of an offence against
to prove leprosy, this Ordinance or shall be committed to a Leper Asylum or
removed from the Colony under the provisions of this Ordinance,
and no person shall be convicted of any offence with respect to
the landing of any supposed leper and no costs shall be
recovered with respect to the removal of any supposed leper,
except on the evidence of two Medical Practitioners that such
supposed leper is a. leper.
The certificate in writing of a Medical Practitioner shall be
admissible as evidence under this section unless the Court or
Magistrate otherwise directs.

Private accommoda. 26. Any person detained as a leper in a Leper Asylum may
tion olper in with the special permission of the Governor erect or cause to be
erected for himself a dwelling-house at his own expense within
the limits of the Asylum, subject to such conditions as to plan,
site, drainage and otherwise as the Governor may prescribe.

Penalty for offences. 27. Any person who shall be guilty of an offence against
this Ordinance or against any regulation made under this Ordin-
ance shall be liable on summary conviction by a Magistrate,
where no other punishment is provided, to a fine not exceeding
ten pounds, and the mode of procedure shall be according to any
law for the time being in force regulating the procedure for
offences punishable on summary conviction.

Moiety of fin to 28. Such portion of any fine recovered under this Ordinance,
peron aiding prose- not exceeding a moiety, as the Magistrate by whom a person is
uti. convicted thinks fit to direct, may, if the Magistrate in his
discretion so orders, be paid to any person or persons who shall
have aided in the prosecution.

Protection of offi 29. In any action against any person for anything purport-
"ers when alc ing to have been done in pursuance of the provisions of this
Ordinance, or of any regulation under this Ordinance, there shall
be judgment for the defendant unless the plaintiff has alleged
and proved that the act complained of was done maliciously and
without reasonable and probable cause; and to any such action


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the defendant may plead a general denial and give in evidence
under such plea any special matter of defence; and no such action
shall be brought except within three months after the act com-
plained of or until one month after notice in writing shall have
been given to the defendant of the cause of action, the name and
place of abode of the plaintiff, the name of the plaintiffs
solicitor, and of the time, place and other full particulars of all
acts in respect of which such action is to be commenced.

30. No bond, summons, process or other document made,
executed or issued by or for any person acting under this Ordin-
ance shall be subject or liable to stamp duty or Court fees.

31. The Forms contained in the second Schedule to this
Ordinance may be used in the cases to which they respectively
apply, with such variations and additions as the circumstances
of the particular case may require: provided that the Governor
may from time to time alter, amend or annul any Form, or may
substitute another Form in its stead, and may add other Forms.

32. This Ordinance shall not come into operation unless
and until the Governor notifies by Proclamation that it is His
Majesty's pleasure not to disallow the same, and thereafter it
shall come into operation upon such day as the Governor shall
notify by the same or any other Proclamation.


Exemption from
Stamp duty and
Court fees.

Forms.
Second Schedule.





Commencement of
Ordinance.


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FIRST SCHEDULE.-SEcTION 15.

Trades or Callings Prohibited to Lepers.
Baker.
Butcher.
Cook.
Washer.
Laundress.
Bootmaker.
Seamstress
Tailor, or any trade or calling in which the person employed manufactures, handles
or comes in contact with wearing apparel.
Barber or any other similar trade or calling in which the person employed necessarily
comes in contact with other persons.
Domestic servant.
Nurse.
Driver of a vehicle plying for hire.
Milkseller.
Dairyman, or any trade or calling in which the person employed comes in contact
with cows or other animals kept for the purpose of furnishing milk.
Porter.
Boatman.
Sailor.
Schoolmaster.
Teacher.
Any trade or calling in which the person employed handles or comes in oponaCt
with articles of food or drink, drugs, medicines or tobacco in any form.




SECOND SCHEDULE.-SECTION 31.

THE LEPERS ORDINANCE, 1913.

FORM No. 1.-Section 4 (1).
Application for Inquiry by Magistrate.

To the Magistrate of the District.
1 (1) being the person legally bound to main-
tain (1) whom I believe to be a leper, hereby make
application to you for an inquiry into the case of the said leper. I am legally (
bound to maintain the said leper on the ground that (s)
Dated this day of 19

Signature of Applicant.
Witness to Signature.


(1) Name and address in full.
(2) State liability, whether as father or otherwise.












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THE LEPERS ORDINANCE, 1913.

FORM No. 2.-Section 4 (1).
Magistrate's Warrant to detain Leper in Asylum when order made for
maintenance.
SAINT LUCIA.

In the District Court.
To , Police Constable, and to all Police and other Constables
and to the Medical Superintendent of the Leper Asylum at

WHEREAS it has been made to appear to my satisfaction that (1)
is a leper, and that (2) a burden on
(4) the person legally bound to maintain him, I do hereby
require you, the said constable, to take the said leper and him safely to convey to the
Leper Asylum at and there to deliver (3) to the Medical Super.
intendent thereof together with this warrant. And I do hereby require the Medical
Superintendent of the said Asylum to receive the said leper into the said Asylum
and there to detain (8) until discharged by order of the Governor, payment
on account of the cost of (s) maintenance during such detention being made
by the said (4) in accordance with an order made by me
this day.
' Given under my hand this day of 19

Magistrate, District.

(1) Name and address in full. (2) he has become, or he is likely to become.
sbfi she
(3) Him or her. (4) Name of person legally bound to maintain leper.





THE LEPERS ORDINANCE, 1913.

FoRm No. 3.-Section 4 (1).
Magistrate's Order for payment of cost of nainiaeniance of Leper in Asylum.

SAINT LUCIA.

In the District Court.

WHEREAS after inquiry made on the application of (1)
it has been made to appear to my satisfaction that (2) is
a leper and that (s) a burden on the said (1) . And
whereas it was ordered that the said (2) be detained in
the Leper Asylum at until discharged by order of the Governor.
Now I do hereby order that the said(l) shall on
the(4)" day of (6) next and on the (4) day of every succeed-
















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ing month pay to the Treasurer at (6) , for the use of the Colony
the sum of for the maintenance of the said (2)
his
in the said Asylum during her detention therein.


Dated this day of 19
Magistrate,
(1) Name and address in full of person legally bound to maintain leper.
(2) Name and address of leper in full.
(3) He has become or he is likely to become.
She she
(4) Same day of month in each case.
(5) Month next after the month in which order was made.
(6) "The Sub.Collector's Office at Soufrire " or as the case may be.


District.


THE LEPERS ORDINANCE, 1913.

FORI No. 4.-Sections 4 (2), 6( 2), 25.
Medical Certificate of Leprosy.

I (1) Medical (3)
do hereby certify that (8) a (4)
is a leper, and I declare that I have formed this opinion on the following grounds:-


Dated this


day of


Medical (2)
(1) Name and address in full.
2) Officer or Practitioner.
3) Name and address of leper in full.
(4) Male adult, or as the case may be.


THE LEPERS ORDINANCE, 1913.

FORM No. 5.-Section 4 (2).
Certificate that Leper is a fit subject for gratuitous relief.
I (1) do hereby certify that (3)
certified to be a leper in the medical certificate of (s)
dated the day of 19 , is a fit subject for gratuitous relief.
Dated this day of 19

Signature and position of person certifying (4)
(1) Name and address in full.
(2) Name and address of leper in full.
(3) Names of Medical Officers or practitioners giving certificate.
(4) Certificate may be signed by the Medical Practitioners who certified the leprosy, or
by any Medical Officer, or the Chief of Police or any Justice of the Peace.


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THE LEPERS ORDINANCE, 1913.

FORM No. 6-Section 4 (2).

Magistrate's Warrant to detain Leper in Asylum free of charge.
SAINT LucI.
In the District Court.
To . Police Constable, and to all Police and other Constables
and to the Medical Superintendent of the Leper Asylum at

WHEREAS it has been made to appear to my satisfaction by the certificate dated
the day of 19 . of (1)
(9) that (3) is a leper, and it has also
been made to appear to my satisfaction that the said leper is a fit subject for
gratuitous relief, I do hereby require you, the said Constable, to take the said leper
and (4) safely to convey to the Leper Asylum at and there to
deliver (4) to the Medical Superintendent thereof together with this
warrant. And I do hereby require the Medical Superintendent of the said Asylum
to receive the said Leper into the said Asylum and there to detain (4) until
discharged by order of the Governor. And I do hereby order that the said leper
shall be maintained in the said Asylum free of charge.
Given under my hand this day of 19

Magistrate, District.

(1) Name and address in full.
(2) Medical Practitioners or Medical Officers.
(3) Name and address of leper in full.
(4) Him or her.


THE LEPERS ORDINANCE, 1913.

FoxR No. 7.-Section 5 (1).
Information that Leper is wandering about begging, &c.
SAINT LuCIa.
In the District Court.
THE information of (1) who saith on his oath
that (1) suspected of being a leper, on the day of
19 . at (s) did wander about (s)

Informant.
Taken and sworn before me, )
this day of 19 .J
Magistrate, District.

(1) Name and address in fall.
(2) State place.
(5) "Begging" or " collecting alms" or "exposing his leprosy in a public place.













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THE LEPERS ORDINANCE, 1913.

FORM No. 8.-Section 5 (1).
Summons to Leper wandering about begging, &c.
SAINT LUCIA.
To ()
WHEREAS information has this day been laid before the undersigned Magistrate
of the District for that you, being suspected to be a leper, did at (s)
on the day of 19 , wander about (2) . This
is to command you to be and appear before the Magistrate in the District
Court at (s) on the day of 19
Dated this day of 19
Magistrate, District.
(1) Name and address of leper in full.
(2) State as in the information.
(3) " Soufribre " or " Castries " or as the case may be.


THE LEPERS ORDINANCE, 1913.

FoRM No. 9.-Section 5 (1).
Warrant to arrest Leper charged with wandering about begging, &c.
SAINT LUCIA.
To , Police Constable, and to all Police and other Constables.
WHEREAS information on oath has been laid before the undersigned Magistrate
of the District that (1) a leper, did on the
day of 19 , at (s) did wander about (2)
This is to command you to whom the warrant is addressed to arrest the said
(1) and to bring him before the Magistrate in the
district Court at (s) to answer the said information.
Given under my hand this day of 19

Magistrate, District.
(1) Name and address of leper in full.
(2) State as in the information.
(3) " Soufribre " or " Castries," or as the case may be.


THE LEPERS ORDINANCE, 1913.

FORM No. 10.-Section 5 (3).
Magistrate's Warrant to detain in Asylum a Leper who has been wandering
about, &c.
SAINT LUCIA.
In the District Court.
To , Police Constable, and to all Police and other
Constables and to the Medical Superintendent of the Asylum at
WHEREAS on the day of 19 , an information was laid
before the Magistrate of the District for that (1) ,
a leper, did wander about (5) And whereas it ha
also been made to appear to my satisfaction that the said (1)












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is a leper and did wander about as aforesaid, I do hereby require you, the said
Constable, to take the said leper and (s) safely to convey to
the Leper Asylum at and there to deliver (s) to the
Medical Superintendent thereof together with this warrant. And I do hereby
require the Medical Superintendent of the said Asylum to receive the said leper into
the said Asylum and there to detain (s) until discharged by order of the
Governor.
Given under my hand this day of 19
Magistrate, District,

(1) Name and address of leper in full.
(2) State as in the information.
8) Him or her.


THE LEPERS ORDINANCE, 1913.

FORM No. 11.-Section 6 (2).
Governor's Order to detain Leper in Asylum.
SAINT LucIA.
To , Police Constable, and to all Police and
other Constables and to the Medical Superintendent of the Leper
Asylum at
WHEREAS it has been made to appear to my satisfaction by the certificate
dated the day of 19 , of (')
Medical Practitioners, that (s) is a leper, I do hereby require
you, the said Constable, to take the said leper and (3) safely to convey to
the Leper Asylum at and there to deliver (3) to the Medical
Superintendent thereof together with this order. And I do hereby require the
Medical Superintendent of the said Asylum to receive the said leper into the said
Asylum and there to detain (s) until discharged by order of the Governor.
Dated this day of 19.
Officer Administering the Government of Saint Lucia.

1) Name and address in full.
2Name and address of leper in full.
(3) Him or her.


THE LEPERS ORDINANCE, 1913.

FORM No. 12.-Section 10.
Governor's Order for removal of Prisoner or Lunatic who is a Leper.
SArr LUCIA.
To the (1) and to the Medical Superintendent
of the Leper Asylum at
WHEREAS it has been made to appear to my satisfaction by the certificate
dated the day of 19 , of (2) the (s)
that (4) at present detained
in the (5) is a leper, I do hereby require you the (1)
to cause the said (4) to be removed under proper custody
to the Leper Asylum at , and I do hereby require you the Medical




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No. 15.] Lepers Ordinance, .913. [191g.




Superintendent of the Leper Asylum at to receive the said leper ieti
the said Asylum together with this order aud there to detain (6) until di..
charged by order of the Governor.
Dated this day of 19
Officer Administering the Government of St. Lua&.

(1) "Keeper of the Royal Gaol," or " Medical Superintendiet of the Too Lunatia
Asylum." as the case may be.
(2) Name in full.
(3) "Medical Officer of the Royal Gaol," or "Medical Superintendent of the Too
Lunatic Asylum."
(4) Name in full of prisoner or lunatic.
(5) " Royal Gaol" or "Too Lunatic Asylum." '
(6) Him or her.


THE Ll:I'[.I S ORDINANCE, 1913.

FORM No. 13.--Section 22.
Governor's Warrant to detain in Asylum Leper who has unlawfully landed.
SAINT LUCIA.
To , Police Constable, and to all Police and other Constables
and to the Medical Superintendent of the Leper Asylum at

WHEREAS it has been made to appear to my satisfaction that (1)
is not a native of or domiciled in St. Lucia and that (S) did
on the day of 19 , land in this Colony from a place
outside the Colony without lawful authority, and whereas it has also been made to
appear to my satisfaction by the certificate dated the day of
19 , of , Medical Practitioners, that the said (1)
is a leper, I do hereby require you, the said Constable, to take tha
said leper and (S) safely to convey to the Leper Asylum at
and there to deliver (8) to the Medical Superintendent thereof together
with this warrant. And I do hereby require the Medical Superintendent of the
said Asylum to receive the said leper into the said Asylum and there to detain
(3) until discharged by order of the Governor.
Given under my hand this day of 19
Officer Administering the Government of St. Lucia,

(1) Name in full of leper.
(2) He or she.
(3) Him or her.



Passed the Legislative Council this 1st day of September, 1913.

SAJIttEL OQKELL,
Clerk of Councils.
1911-814.



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CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA.