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 Material Information
Title: Legislation of Sierra Leone
Uniform Title: Laws, etc. (Legislation of Sierra Leone)
Alternate Title: Supplement to the laws with an index of legislation in force
Spine title: Sierra Leone ordinances
Cover title: Ordinances of the colony of Sierra Leone
Legislation of the colony of Sierra Leone
Physical Description: v. : ; 25 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Sierra Leone
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: Freetown
Creation Date: 1924
Frequency: annual
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Session laws -- Sierra Leone   ( lcsh )
Genre: federal government publication   ( marcgt )
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serial   ( sobekcm )
 Notes
General Note: Title from cover, 19 -1921, 1929, 1931. Title from label on cover, 1922-28, 1932, 1934- .
General Note: Description based on: 1925.
General Note: Title varies slightly.
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    Chronological index to the ordinances, orders in council, governor's orders, regulations, and rules of the colony of Sierra Leone passed during the year 1924
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    Ordinances
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SCH*ONOLOGICAL INDEX to the Ordinances, Orders in Couno
SGovernor's Orders, Regulations, and Rules of the Colony of
Sierra Leone passed during the year 1924.


ORDINANCES.


Subject.


Snquor
2 Interpretation (Amendment)


,.3 Foresty (Amendment)

4 Pub' Loan (Amendment)

mary Conviction Offences
S(Amendment)
6 Boy Scouts and Girl Guides
(Associations)
7 West African Frontier Force
(Amendment)
8 Crown Lands Conservancy
(Amendment)
9 Passport

10 Public Health (Amendment)
11 Protectorate Courts Jurisdiction
(Amendment)
12 Statute Law Revision

13 .' d Animals, Birds and Fish
Preservation

erra Leone Railway (Amendment)
-*
15 Post Offee (Amendment)
^
4l 1gia5it P.ir.pers (Amendment)
I ~ ftc i-aLdbiei P. -ons (Prevention

18 Supplementary Appropriation


Dat ofRmrs


Date of
Commencement. Remarks.

1 June, 1924 Repeals No. 16/1920
r A 1 l4n 1004 A


.1melnus N os. 25IiUto,
8/1914, 18/1922 and
19/1923
Amends No. 8/1912,
Repeals No 21/1921
Amends No. 26/1913,
Repeals No. 25/1922
Amends No. 20/1906


Amends No. 10/1923

Amends No. 5/1902

Repeals No. 7/1918
Amends No. 15/1905
Amends No. 6/1903

Amends Sundry
Ordinances
Amends No. 30/1901
Revokes Regula-
tions No. 2/1914
Amends Nos. 12/1898,
and 4/1911
Amends Nos, 7/1904
and 10/1922
Amends No. 24/1909


Temporary


Saprl J1, iJ'


1 June, 1914

10 June, 1924

10 June, 1924


16 10 June, 1924

19 10 June, 1924

20 14 June, 1924

22 1 August. 1924
25 21 June, 1924

27 21 June, 1924

28 21 June, 1924

35 21 June, 1924


44 21 June, 1924

48 1 December, 1923

49 26 July, 1924

51 26 July, 1924


2 August, 1924


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ii ORDINANCES-continued.


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19

20

21
22
23


Subject.


Education


Aliens Registration
Patents

Explosives (Amendment)
Tribal Administration (Colony)
(Amendment)


24 Protectorate (Amendment)
25 Customs (Amendment)



26 Petroleum

27 Protectorate Courts Jurisdiction
(Amendment) (No. 2)

28 Weights and Measures (Amendment)

29 Motor Traffic (Amendment)

30 Native Produce (Standardization
and Grading)

31 Freetown Harbour (Amendment)
32 Medical Practitioners, Midwives, Den-
tists and Druggists (Amendment)

33 Customs Duties (Amendment)



34 Appropriation
35 Widows and Orphans Pension
(Amendment)

36 Magistrate's Courts (Amendment)
37 Liquor (Amendment)

38 Revised Edition of the Laws

39 Sheriffs Amendment


Customs (Further Amendment)


ICate ofR
Commencement. Remarks.


I January, 1925

1 January, 1925
1 January, 1925

26 August, 1924
26 August, 1924

26 August, 1924
1 September. 1924



1 January, 1926

13 September, 1924

13 September, 1924

13 September, 1924

13 September, 1924

13 September, 1924
13 September, 1924

27 November, 1924


Repeals Nos. 13/11,
and 12/1923 .


Repeals No. 311913
*
Amends No. 11/1908
Amends No. 19/1905

Amends No. 3311901
Amends Nos.
Order in Council
No. 23/1909

Repeals Nos, 1/1906
and 10/1907
Amends Nos. 6/1903
and 16/19
Amends /1900
and 5/1923 ^ 9
Amends Nos. 4/1918
and 2/1922



Amends No. 23/1900
Amends No. 15/1908

Amends Nos. 4/1909,
9/1921 and First
Schedule to No.
4/1909


161 1 January, 1925 Temporary

164 27 December. 1924 Amends No. 30/1913


166 27 December, 1924
167 27 December, 1924

169 27 December, 1924

173 27 December, 1924

176 27 December, 1924


Amends No. 29/1905
Amends No. 11"4
Repeals No. 1 -


Read with .*
17/1921
Amends No
25/1924, 7/11
Revokes rrd in
Council No 11905
and of 7th May?
1906




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C ORDINANCES-continued. iii

Subject. bCom D nt. Remarks.
SCommencement.
0 Subect. ate o


41

42
43
44

45

46


27 December, 1924 Amends No. 7/1915


27 December, 1924
27 December, 1924
27 December, 1924


Probates (British and Colonial)
Recognition (Amendment)
Arms and Ammunition

Newspaper
Sftute Law Revision (No. 2)

Summary Conviction Offences
(Amendment) (No. 2)

Protectorate Further (Amendment)

*rotec r Giourts Jurisdiction
(Amendment) (No. 3)
Customs Tariff



A


198 27 December. 1924

205 27 December, 1924


27 December, 1924

1 January, 1925


ORDERS IN COUNCIL.


SSubject.


1 Judgments (Reciprocal Enforce- 229
ment Gambia)

2 Sanitary District (Rotifunk) 231
3 Sanitary District (Sembehun)' 232

4 Customs (Rates of Rent) 233



5 Sanitary District (Gerihun) 235
6 Weights and Measures (Protectorate) 236

7 Sanitary District (Waterloo) 237

sanitary District (Yonnibanna) 238

9 Customs (Kambia) 239

10 "Customs (Transit Sheds) *-40

11 lic Health 243


Date of
Commencement.

2 February, 1924

22 March, 1924
22 March, 1924

1 May, 1924



12 July, 1924
1 January, 1925

9 August, 1924

9 August, 1924

20 Septemiibt r, 1924
20 September, 1924

20 September, 1924


Remarks.








Amends Order in
Council No. 14/1910
Revokes Order in
Council No. 25/1918




Revokes Order in
Council No. 7/1919




Revokes Order in
Council No. 18/1906
Amends Order in
Council No. 20/1909
Revokes Order in
Council of 31/811905
and Regulation
No. 3/1911


Amends No. 23/1923


Amends Sundry
Ordinances

Amends Nos, 20/1906,
25/1910 and 24/1913

Amends Nos. 33/1901
and 24/1924
Amends Nos. 6/1903
and 16/1907
Amends No. 12/1902,
Repeals Nos. 4/1909
17/1915, 6/1917,
1/1921, 911921,
26/1923 and 33/1924


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iv ORDERS IN COUNCIL--continued. W


Subject.


Aliens Registration

Swine Prohibition (York Island)

Destructive Pests

Customs (Legal Quays and Suffer-
ance Wharves)

Public Holiday (Legislative Council
Election Day)

Public Holiday (Freetown City
Council Election Day)

Pensionable Offices

Protectorate Districts

Corn Smut (Gold Coast Maize)

Gum Copal (Export Prohibition)

Customs (Appraisement of Goods)

Summary Conviction Offences

Protectorate (District)


244

248
249

250

252


Date of
Commencement

1 January, 1925

11 October, 1924

11 October, 1924

11 October, 1924

21 October, 1924


253 21 October, 1924

254 15 November, 1924

260 15 November, 1924

261 15 November, 1924

262 1 January, 1925

263 22 November, 1924

265 6 December, 1924

267 20 December, 1924


Remarks.


Amends Schedule to
No. 1/1912
Revokes Order in
Councilof 1714/1905


Amends Order in
Council No. 11/194




Revokes er in
Council oIj 1906


Amends Order in
Council No. 11/1920


GOVERNOR'S ORDERS.


Subject.


Forest Reserve (Kangari Hills)

Forest Reserve (Moyamba Hill)

Headmen (Grafton)

House Tax Exemption (Petewoma)

Quarantine (Seccondee)

Allen Town (Removal of Member
of Committee)
House Tax Exemption (Commendi)

House Tax Exemption (Mofwe)

Quarantine (Porto Novo)

Quantine Revocation (Seccondee)


E Date of
Commencement.

269 12 January, 1924

273 12 January, 1924


2 February, 1924

16 February, 1924

19 March, 1924

29 March, 1924

19 April, 1924

24 May, 1924

10 May, 1924

10 May, 1924


Remarks.


Revokes Order No.
8/1923

Revokes Order No.
11/1923

Amends Schedule C
of No. 12/1921

Lapsed

Temporary



Lapsed

Lapsed '

Temporary

Spent


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GOVERNORODERS-coned.



( GOVERNOR'S ORDERS- conrbee.


6 Subject.

11 Quarantine (Coomasie)
12 House Tax Exemption (Sengema)

13 Quarantine Revocation Coomassie)

14 Quarantine (Coomassie)
15 Quarantine Revocation (Porto Novo)
16 Quarantine (Seccondee)
?7 Bush Fire Prevention (Protective
Belts



18 Quarantine Revocation (Seccondee)

A House Tax Exemption (Bimbeyema)
20 Quarantine (Lagos)
21 Manfl Labour Regulation

2 arantine Revocation (Coomassie)
(No. 2)
23 Makeni Town (Imposition of
Improvement Rate)
24 Protectorate Native Law





25 Court of Requests





26 Wilberforce (Headman)

27 Quarantine (Koforidua)
28 Bush Fire Prevention (Protective
Belts) (Amendment)

29 Quarantine (No 3) (Coomassie)
30 PWt Lokko Town (Imposition of
Improvement Rate)

31 .Forest Reserve (South Kambui
Hills)

32 Oaths (Police Officers)


J


Remarks.


t 1

283

284
285

286

287
288

289


27 September, 1924 Spent


4 October, 1924


310 18 October, 1924


311 25 October, 1924


312 21 October, 1924
313 15 November, 1924
314 29 November, 1924


316 29 November, 1924

317 29 November, 1924

319 20 December, 1924

321 27 December, 1924


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Revokes Orders of
12/3/1906, 23/6/1906,
30/7/1906, 19/911907,
30/9/1907, 15/11/1907
20/11/1907 and
13/12/1907
Revokes Orders of
27/6/1900, 17/11/1908
Judge's Order
17/11/1906, District
Commissioner's
Order of 6/8/1906
Spent
Temporary
Amends First
Schedule of Order
No. 17/1924
Temporary

Revokes Orders 31
and 32 of 1920



Amends Schedule
III of No. 16/1923


Date of
Commencement.

10 May, 1924
24 May, 1924
14 June, 1924

28 June, 1924
12 July, 1924
12 July, 1924
26 July, 1924




16 August, 1924
16 August, 1924

30 August, 1924
13 September, 1924


Temporary
Lapsed

Spent

Temporary

Spent
Temporary
Revokes Orders of
24/11/1906,
15/12/1906,
Nos. 1/1917, 2/1918
and 4/1918
Spent

Lapsed

Temporary
Revokes Order No.
11/1905




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GOVERNOR'S ORDERSS-cortined.

ct o lt e o f
t. Dtommte
Commencement.


33 Customs (Forms) 322 1 January, 1925
34 Protectorate Native Law 352 27 December, 1924 Revokes Ord, rs of
12,3/1906. (No. 16/
1905), 2316/1906.
30/9/1907. (No. 23/
1v07), 20111/1907
(No. 27/1907)
-35 Quarantine Revocation (Koforidua) 353 27 December, 1924 Spent
36 Kissy (Headman) 354 27 December, 1924 Spent



REGULATIONS. 1


Subject.


Money-lenders.

West African Frontier Fofce.
Reserve Force



Prisons (Amendment)


Telegraphs


Sherbro Judicial District

Post Office (Amendment)


Protectorate (House Tax Assess-
ment) (Amendment)

Liquor (Amendment)



Sherbro Judicial District
(Amendment)

Customs Drawback

Post Office (Amendment) (No. 2)


Date of R
Commencement. Remarks.


2 February, 1924


16 February, 1924




17 May, 1924


15 May, 1924


1 May, 1924

26 August, 1924


25 October, 1924


15 November, 1924



1 January, 1925


1 January, 1925

1 January, 1925


I
Amends itjation
9 of Schedffl
Ordinance No. 11/
1923

Amends Regulations
No. 6/1910

Amends Regulations
No. 7/1919




Amends Regulations
7/1922

Amends Regulations
No. 10/1910

Amends First
Schedule of No 1/


Amends Regulations
No. 5/1924




Amends Regulations
No. 7/1922


Remarks.




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' RULES. vii
"i


Subject.


Railway (Goods Tariff Amendment)
(No. 1)




Public Health, Sembehun
Public Health, Rotifunk
Railway (Goods Tariff Amendment)
(No. 2)

4blic Health, Blama and Kennema

Public Health, Segbwema and
Pendembu
Railway (Goods Tariff) Amend-
ment) No. 3)
Railway (Goods Tariff) (Amend-
meniNo. 4

RL y (Coaching Tariff)
&A*mendment)
Railway (Coaching Tariff
(Amendment) (No. 2)

Public Health, Gerihun
Lunatic Asylum (Visiting Com-
mittee)
Public Health, Yonni Banna
Railway ( oods Tariff) (Amend-
ment) (No. 5)



Railway (Coaching Tariff)
(Amendment No. 3)


16 Freetown Harbour


17 Railway (Goods Tariff) (Amend-
nWlt No. 6)

18 Supreme Court (Amendment)
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o Date of
Commencement.
44


8 March, 1924





21 June, 1924
21 June, 1924

1 August, 1924

12 July, 1924

12 July, 1924


391 1 August, 1924

392 15 August, 1924

394 15 August;,124

395 1 September, 1924


397 13 September, 1924
398 6 September, 1924

400 4 October, 1924
401 1 November, 1924




405 1 November. 1924




408 15 November,'1924


-09 1 December, 1924


411 6 December, 1924


Teerah 30 Deebr 1924 -


Remarks.


Amends Goods
Tariff Rules of
19/7/1915, Regula-
tions No. 8/1920
Revokes Regula-
tion No. 1/1918











Amends Goods Tariff
Rules of 19/7/1915
Amends Goods Tariff
Rules of 19/7/1915



Amends-Coaching
Tariff Rules of
19/7/1915







Amends Goods Tariff
Rules of 19/7/1915,
Rules No. 1/1924 :
Revokes Rules No.
7/1924
Amends Coaching
Tariff Rules of
19/7/1915, Revokes
Regulations 1/1915,
.8/1917
Amends Schedule E
of Ordinance
No. 23/1900




Revokes Rule 2
of Order of Court
of 20/11/1900
Amends Rules No.
7/11919


Telegraphs


30 December, 1924








viii PROCLAMATIONS.


Subject.


"The West African (Fugitive
Offenders) Order in Council, 1923"

Sierra Leone (Legislative Council)
Order-in-Council, 1924 (Date of
Commencement)

Assumption of the Administration
of the Colony by His Excellency
H. C. Luke

Legislative Council (Election Regu-
lations)

Maintenance Orders (Facilities for
Enforcement) (Gambia)

Sierra Leone Letters Patent and
Sierra Leone Protectorate Order-
in-Council (Date of Commence-
ment)
Legislative Council (Election
Regulations) (Amendment)

New Legislative Council4 "'

Maintenance Orders (Facilities for
Enforcement) (Gold Coast,
Ashanti and Northern Territo-
ries)

Legislative Council (First Session)


Date of
Commencement.


1 July, 1924






1 July, 1924




20 September, 1924



15 September, 1924

1 October, 1924


Instruments relating to the Constitution of the Colony and
Protectorate of Sierra Leone.

SSubject. Date of Remarks.
Subject. Commencement.


Letters Patent dated 28th January,
1924

Sierra Leone Protectorate Order in
Council, 1924


Instructions passed under the Royal
Sign Manual and Signet to the
Governor and Commander-in-
Chief of the Colony of Sierra
Leone

Sierra Leone (Legislative Council)
Order in Council, 1924


20 September, 1924


448 20 September, 1924


155 20 September,


1 July, 1924


Revokes Letters
Patent of 3rd
April, 1913

Revokes Sierra
Leone Protectorate
Order in Cou~Jid -
7th March, 1913

Revokes Instructions
of 3rd April, 1913
and Additional
Instructions of
4th May, 1922
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Remarks.


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Liquor Ordinance, 1924.


COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE.

No. 1 of 1924.

In His Majesty's name I assent
to this Ordinance this Twenty-
second day of March, 1924.


A. R. SLATER,
Governor.


AN ORDINANCE to Repeal the Spirituous
SLiquors Ordinance, 1920, and for the Better
Effectuation with Respect to the Colony
and Protectorate of Sierra Leone of the
Provisions of the Convention Relating to
the Liquor Traffic in West Africa, which
was Signed at Saint-Germain-En-Laye on
the Tenth day of September, 1919.

BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra
Leone, with the advice and consent of the Legislative
Council thereof, as follows:-
1. (1) This Ordinance maybe cited as the Liquor Ordin- Short title
aiolw e, 1924, and shall apply to the Colony and the alication
Protectorate.
(2) This Ordinance shall come into operation on the Commence-
first day bf June, nineteen hundred and twenty-four. ment

2. Jn this Ordinance, unless the context otherwje Interpreta-
requires, tion
Colony includes the Protectorate;


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No. 1 of
S1924. Liquor Ordinance, 1924.

"Denatured Spirits means an intoxicating liquor
which by the addition of some substance has been
rendered impossible for use as a beverage;
Injurious Spirits mdans distilled liquors contain-
ing essential oils or chemical products, which are
recognized as being injurious to health such as
thujone, star anise, benzoic aldehyde, salicylic
esters, hyssop, absinthe and similar substances,
unless such spirits have been denatured;
Spirits means distilled liquors and all mixtures
and compounds made with such liquors, and
includes any wine or beer containing more than
twenty per centum by weight of pure alcohol.

Power of 3. It shall be lawful for the Governor in Council to
Governor in make regulations prohibiting absolutely, or imposing such
Council to conditions as the Governor in Council may think fit on, the
prohibit or
impose entry for consumption, distribution, sale, disposal Of or keep-
conditions ing for sale, in the Colony or any part thereof, of such spirits,
on the entry
thentr y other than denatured spirits, as may be specified rh such
consump- regulations, provided that in so far as any such regulations
tion, etc., of only impose conditions on such entry for consumption, distri-
spirits bution, sale, disposal or keeping for sale, such regulations may
extend to all spirits;
Provided further that except in so far as they may be
varied or revoked by regulations made under this section the
regulations contained in the First Schedule to this Ordinance
shall be in force and shall be deemed to have been made
under this section.

Entr for 4. It shall not be lawful for any person to enter for con-
tion, etc., of sumption in the Colony, or to distribute, sell, dispose of or
injurious keep for sale therein, any injurious spirits.
prohibited
Distilled 5. It shall not be lawful for any person to manufacture
beverages distilled beverages of any kind.

Importation, 6. It shall not be lawful for any person to iampet,"
etc., of stills distribute, sell, dispose of or be in possession ,)f a still or of
prohibited any apparatus suitable for the distillation of alcohol or the
rectification or redistillation of spirits; .
* Licence to
distil for Provided always that notwithstanding anything in this
purposes Ordinance contained the Governor or the Comptroller of
and to sell, Customs, if thereunto duly authorized by the Governor, may
et., ortain by writing license, with or without conditions, any person-
stills


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No. 1 .of
Liquor Ordiniance, 1924. 1924.

S (1) to distil spirits to be denatured or used exclusively
for scientific, medical, surgical, or pharma-
ceutical purposes, or,
(2) to import, sell, dispense, or be in possession of dis-
tilling apparatus of the kind set forth in the
Second Schedule hereto.
The prohibitions contained in this Ordinance shall not
apply to the holder of any such licence who complies with
each and all of the conditions contained therein.

7. If any question arises in connection with the adminis- Decision of
traction of this Ordinance, or of any regulations made there- Comptroller
in certain
under, as to whether any particular articles are or are not cases to be
spirits, trade spirits, denatured spirits, or injurious spirits, final
asgthe case may be, the decision of the Comptroller of Cus-
toms on that question shall in case of dispute be final and
conclusive.

8. (1)#Any person doing any act or responsible for any Offences
omission- which constitutes or involves a contravention of
any 0fthe provisions of this Ordinance or of any regulation
made thereunder shall be guilty of an offence against this
Ordinance, and on conviction thereof before a Magistrate
or in the Court of a District Commissioner shall ie liable
in the case of a first offence to a fine not exceeding one hundred
pounds, and in the case of any subsequent offence to a fine
not exceeding five hundred pounds, and in default of pay-
ment to imprisonment, with or without hard labour, for any
term not exceeding in the case of a first offence six months
and in the case of any subsequent offence two years.
(2) On convicting any person of an offence against
this Ordinance the Court may, if it shall so see fit, order
that any article in respect of which any offence against this
Ordinance has in the opinion of the Court been committed,
or has in its opinion been attempted to be committed,
shall be forfeited to His Majesty; and on any such order
being made the articles so ordered to be forfeited shall be
disposed of in such manner as may be prescribed by regula-
..tions made under this Ordinance, or, in the absence of any
suh prescription, in such manner as the Governor may
direct.

9. It shall be lawful for the Governor, if in any case he Application
shall so see fit to do, to appropriate to any informer who of fines *
shall have prosecuted an offender to conviction and to any
other person who may have contributed to the conviction by
giving information or otherwise a sum not exceeding one-





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half of the fine in such case imposed and recovered, distri-
buted in such proportions as the Governor may direct; and
the other half of such fine shall form part of the general
revenue; provided always that it shall be lawful for the
Governor to remit the whole or part of any of such fine, not-
withstanding any claim of any informer or other person to
participation therein.

Power to 10. The public officers of the Colony are hereby autho-
officers to rized and empowered to take all such necessary action and
execute to do all such things as the efficient execution of any of the
provisions provisions of this Ordinance or of any regulation made tbere-
Ordinance under may reasonably require; and no action, suit or civil
proceeding of any kind whatsoever shall, without the written
consent of the Attorney General, be brought against any pfr-
son in any Court. for damages or compensation in respect of
any measures or acts which may be taken or done in the exe-
cution or intended execution of the duties of any such public
officer under this Ordinance or under any regulaton made
thereunder.
Power of 11. It shall be lawful for the Governor in Council to
Counctorin make regulations for the further, better, or more conveni-
make ent effectuation of any of the provisions or purposes of this
regulations Ordinance.

Repeal of 12. The Spirituous Liquors Ordinance, 1920, is hereby
Ordinance
No. 16 of repealed.
1920
Section 3 FIRST SCHEDULE.

Short title. 1. These Regulations may be cited as the Liquor Regula-
tions, 1924.

Interpreta- 2. In these Regulations the expressions Colony,"
tion Denatured Spirits," Injurious Spirits," and Spirits "
shall, unless the context otherwise requires, have the mean-
ings respectively assigned to them by section two of the
Liquor Ordinance, 1924. .
Prohibition 3. The undernoted spirits are not permitted to be
onthe entry entered for consumption in the Colony, nor can they be
for
consump- distributed, sold, disposed of or kept for sale therein:-
* tion, etc., of
certain (1) Spirits containing more than 65 per centum by
volume of absolute alcohol (denatured, medicated
and perfumed spirits excepted);


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No. 1 of
Liquor Ordiwmee, 1924. L

(2) Trade Spirits.
For the purpose of these Regulations all spirits are re-
garded as trade spirits except the following:-
(1) Whisky, i.e., a spirit (a) obtained by distillation
from h mash of cereal grains saccharified by the
diastase of malt and (b) stored in wood for a
period of three years;
(2) Rum, i.e., a spirit (a) distilled direct from sugar
cane products in sugar-cane growing countries
and (b) stored in wood for a period of three years;
(3) Brandy, i.e., a spirit (a) distilled in prape-grow-
ing countries from fermented grape juice and
0 from no other materials and (b) stored in wood for
a period of three years;
(4) Geneva, i.e., a spirit (a) produced by distillation
0 at least three times in a pot-still from a mixed
mash of barley, rye and maize saccharified by the
diastase of malt, and (b) then rectified by re-
distillation in a pot-still after the addition of
juniper berries and other vegetable flavouring
materials.
(5) Gin, i.e., a spirit (a) produced by distillation from a
mixed mash of cereal grains only, saccharified by
the diastase of malt, and then flavoured by redis-
tillation with juniper berries and other vegetable
ingredients, and (b) of a brand which the
Comptroller of Customs has notified as being an
approved brand by a notice in the Gazette.
(6) Spirits imported for scientific purposes;
(7) Drugs and medicinal spirits passed as such by the
Comptroller of Customs, and perfumed spirits;
(8) Alcoholic bitters, liqueurs, cordials and mix-
tures passed as such by the Coippvroller of
S, Customs, which are not deemed to be injurious
spirits.
(9) Spirits in miniature bottles imported as bona fide
samples in the ordinary course of commercial
business;

(10) Methylated and similar spirits totally unfit for
use as potable spirits.


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No. 1 of
1924. Liquor Ordinance, 1924.
Conditions
upon which 4. Importations of spirits will be admitted to entry for
spirits may be
admitted to consumption in the Colony, only upon the following condi-
entry for *
consumptio tions :-
(a) Rum, whisky, gin and Geneva must be imported in
cases containing twelve glass or stone bottles of a size not less
than that known as reputed quarts, twelve of such reputed
quarts to measure not less than 1-78 liquid gallons
(Imperial);
Brandy must be imported' in cases containing twelve
bottles of the size known as reputed quarts or twenty-four
bottles of the size known as reputed pints, twelve of such
reputed quarts or twenty-four of such reputed pints to
measure not less than 1-78 liquid gallons (Imperial);

Provided that rum, whisky, gin, Geneva and brandy may
be imported in kegs, barrels, hogsheads or puncheons under
a special permit issued by the Comptroller.
(b) Consignments of brandy, rum and whisky must he
accompanied by certificates of age or other documents which
satisfy the Comptroller of Customs that the spirit has been
stored in wood for a period of three years (the age of the
spirit shall be deemed to be the age of the most immature
spirit in the blend, if the spirit is blended).

Certificates of age for brandy, rum or whisky shipped
in the United Kingdom or British Possessions must be signed
by the proper Imperial or Colonial Customs authority, as the
case may be, and stamped with the official stamp, but in the
case of whisky bottled in the United Kingdom by well-known
blenders, who are recognized as such by the Comptroller of
Customs, it will be competent for the Comptroller to accept
a sworn statement from such blenders to cover a period not
exceeding six months to the effect that all spirits (specify-
ing the brands) which they shall export to the Colony
during the period covered by the sworn statement shall first
be matured in wood for a period of three years at least.
In the case of brandy, rum or whisky shipped direct to
the Colony from a foreign country a declaration of age as*
above defined, if signed by the proper foreign Customs
authority, and vis6 by the British Consul at the place af
despatch or at the port of shipment, will be accepted by the
Customs Department here as proof of age.
(c) All imports of brandy and rum must be supported
by certificates of origin showing, in the case of brandy, that
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the case of rum that it was produced in a tropical or sub-
tropical country in which the sugar cane is cultivated..

Certificates of origin for brandy or rum shipped to the
Colony from the United Kingdom or a British Possession
must be obtained from the Customs authorities in the country
of export, and must be signed and officially stamped by
them.
Evidence of origin for whisky, brandy or rum shipped
from a foreign country direct or through any other country
in transit to the Colony must be in a form similar to the
form set out in the Schedule hereto, and must be attested.
before a British Consul or British Consular Agent at the
place of despatch or port of shipment.

SCHEDULE. Regulation 4
CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN.

I certify that M being a duly
authorized representative of M of
has declared before me on his responsibility that the Whisky/Brandy/Rum*
designated below is the produce of
as shown by reliable evidence presented to me by the exporter, which
Whisky/Brandy/Rum* is to be shipped to
consigned to merchant at
Name and address of exporter
Port of shipment

Number and description
Marks. Number. of packages of Whisky/ Quantity. Value.
Brandy/Rum. *





*Erase words which do not apply.
So declared under my responsibility :
Signature of Declarant __
Signature and seal of British Consul or
British Consular Agent.
Dated at this day of 19



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No. 1 of
1924. Liquor Ordinance, 1924.

Section 6 SECOND SCHEDULE.


1. Testing stills, that is to say, the small apparatus in
general use for laboratory experiments which are employed
intermittently, are not fitted with rectifying heads, and the
capacity of whose retort does not exceed one litre.


2. Apparatus or parts of apparatus required for experi-
ments in scientific institutions.


3. Apparatus or parts of apparatus employed for definie
purposes, other than the production of alcohol, by qualified
pharmacists and by persons who can show good cause for the
possession of such apparatus.


4. Apparatus necessary for the manufacture of alcohol
for commercial purposes, and employed by duly authorized
persons in accordance with the provisions of any law for the
time being in force relating to the same.




Passed in the Legislative Council this Twelfth day of March,
in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and twenty-
four.



J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.

THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared
by me with the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council
and found by me to be a true and correct copy of the said
Bill.



J. L. JOHN,
M..P.6 2C. lerk of Legislative Council.



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Interpretation (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.






COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE.

No. 2 of 1924.

O In His Majesty's name I assent
LS. to this Ordinance this Twenty-
eighth day of March, 1924.


SA. R. SLATER,
Governor.

0
AN ORDINANCE Further to Amend the Inter- No.25 of
1906
pretation Ordinance, 1906.

(5th April, 1924.) Date of
commence-
ment

BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone,
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof, as follows:-
1. This Ordinance may he cited as the Interpretation Short title
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.

2. Sub-section (1) of section thirteen of the Interpretation Amendment
Ordinance, 1906, shall be amended by the addition thereto (1)of No. 23
of the following:- of 1906,
section 2 of d
(r) The expression the Crown Agents shall mean No. 8of1914,
the person or persons for the time being acting as section 2 of
No. 18 of
Crown Agents for the Colonies in England or any 1922, section
of them; 2 of No. 19
of 1923
(s) The expression the Secretary of State shall
mean His Majesty's Principal Secretary of State
for the Colonies;
(t) The expression "the Supreme Court" shall mean No. 14 of
the Supreme Court as constituted by the Supreme 1904
Court Ordinance, 1904, or any Ordinance amend-
ing "dr substituted for the same;



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No. 2 of
1924. Interpretation (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.

(u) The expression the Chief Justice shall mean
the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court;
(v) The expression the Railway shall mean the
Sierra Leone Government Railway;
(w) The expression "summary conviction" shall mean
conviction before a Magistrate or in the Court of a
District Commissioner;
(x) Whenever the expression i" Governor in Legis-
lative Council or Governor and Legislative
Council" occur there shall be deemed to be sub-
stituted therefore the expression Governor
with the approval of the Legislative Council ";
(y) Whenever it is provided that moneys shall be
paid "'into the Treasury for the use of tje
Colony or for the public uses of the Colony "
or into the Public Chest," or that they shall
lapse and accrue to the public revenues of the
Colony," or that they shall be paid~into the
Colonial Treasury for the uses of the Colony,"
or that they shall. form part of the Colonial
Revenue," or that they shall form part of the
public revenue of the Colony," there shall be
deemed to be substituted for such expression a
provision that such money shall be paid into the
general revenue of the Colony.
(z) Whenever a power is given to make rules and
regulations," "rules or regulations," "bye-laws,
rules, orders and regulations or rules or
orders it shall be read as if it were a power
conferring a right to make rules."
(Aa). Whenever the expression Settlement occurs
the expression Colony shall be deemed to be
substituted therefore.
Passed in the Legislative Council this Twelfth day of March,
in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and twenty-
four.
J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.

THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared by
me with the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council
and found by me to be a true and correct copy of the said
Bill.
J. L. JOHN,
M,r.348723. Clerk of Legislative Council.



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Forestry (Amendmenit) Ordinance, 1924.







COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE.

No. 3 of 1924.

.In His Majesty's name I assent
to this Ordinance this twenty-
eighth day of May, 1924.



A. R. SLATER,
Governor.

AN ORDINANCE to Amend Further the
Forestry Ordinance, 1912.

(1st June, 1914.) Date of
commence-
ment
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone,
with the udiice and consent of the Iegislative Council
.thereof, as follows:-

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Forestry (Amendment) Short title,
Ordinance, 1924; it shall apply to the Colony and to the application,
Protectorate, and shall be deemed to have come into operationn on and
commence-
the first day of June, nineteen hundred anL fourteen. ment
SI*
2. Section seven of the Forestry Ordinance, 1912, shall be Amendment
amended by the substitution of the following sub-section for of section 7
sub-section (2) :-- 1 .8 of
"(2) In holding an enquiry under this section relating to
land situated in the Protectorate, the Reserve Settle-
ment Commissioner shall be assisted by the
Paramount Chief within whose jurisdiction the
forest reserve is situated or by some person whom
the Reserve Settlement Commissioner is satisfied has
been appointed by such Paramount Chief to be
present at such enquiry in his stead, and the Reserve
Settlement Commissioner shall also be assisted by


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Forestry (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.


two other Paramount Chiefs. The opinion of each
Paramount Chief and of any such person as aforesaid
shall be given orally and shall be recorded in writing
by the Reserve Settlement Commissioner, but the
4. decision shall be vested exclusively in the Reserve
Settlement Commissioner."


3. The
repealed.


Forestry (Amendment) Ordinance, 1921, is hereby


Passed in the Legislative Council this twenty-first dw of May,
in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and twenty-
four.


J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.







THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared by
me with the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council and
found by me to be a true and correct copy of the said Bill.







J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.


No. 3 of
1924.


Repeal of
No. 21 of
1921


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Public Loan (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.






COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE,
No. 4 of 1924.
In His Majesty's name I assent
to this Ordinance this twenty-
eighth day of May, 1924.

A. R. SLATER,
* Governor.

AN ORDINANCE to Further Amend the Public
Ldan Ordinance, 1913.
(10th June, 1924.) commence-
ment
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone,
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof, as follows :-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Public Loan Short title
to the Protectorate, ance 1924 it shall applybe deemed to have come into anlication
to the Protectorate, and it shall be deemed to hav o e Pinto an ce
operation immediately aft nceent of the Public 1922ence
Loan (Amendment) Ordinance, 1922..
2. It shall be lawful for the Governor from time to time to Amendment
authorize the application of any part of the money borrowed of No. 26 of
under the provisions of the Public Loan Ordinance, 1913, to the 1913
*construction and improvement of roads and bridges.
3. The Public Loan (Amendment) Ordinance, 1922, is Repeal of .
hereby repealed. No. 25 of
1922
Passed in the Legislative Council this twenty-fi-st day of
May, in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred
and twenty-four.
J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.

THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared by
me with the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council and
found by me to be a true and correct copy of the said Bill.
J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council. M,P. 176122.



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Summary Conviction Offences (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.


COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE.

No. 5 of 1924.

In His Majesty's name I assent
to this Ordinance this twenty-
eighth day of May, 1924.


No. 20 of
1906


Date of
commence-
ment


A. R. SLATER,
Governor.
*
AN ORDINANCE to Amend the Summary
Conviction Offences Ordinance, 1906.

(10th June, 1924.)

BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone,
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof, as follows:-


Short title 1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Surmmary Conviction
Offences (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.

Repeal and 2. Section four of the Summary Conviction Offences
replacement Ordinance, 1906 (in this Ordinance referred to as the Principal
of action 4 Ordinance) shall be repealed and the following shall be substituted
of No. 20 ofr e
1906 therefor:-
Limit of "4. In cases where an Ordinance or Statute creates an
penalties offence but does not fix the fine or term of imprison-
where none ment to be inflicted on conviction for such offence, a
specified Magistrate shall not iiflict a greater fine than ten
pounds r sentence to a longer term of imprisonment
than six months;

* Twelve Provided that if a person shall be convicted before a
months' im- Magistrate of a felony and such person shall be proved
prisonment
after three to have been convicted upon a charge of felony upon
previous three previous occasions, it shall be lawful for the
convictions Magistrate to sentence such person to undergo a term
of felony of imprisonment not exceeding twelve months."



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Summary Conviction Offences (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924. 1924.

3. Section twenty-six of the Principal Ordinance shall be
amended by the addition thereto of the following :-
Provided that if a person shall be convicted before a Amendment
Magistrate of an offence under this section, and such of section
26 of No. 20
person shall-be proved to have been convicted upin a of 1906
charge under the same section upon two previous
occasions, it shall be lawful for the Magistrate to
sentence such person to undergo a term of imprison-
ment not exceeding three months."

4. The following sections shall be inserted after section Insertion of
eighteen of the Principal Ordinance :- new sections
after section
"18A. The Magistrate shall have jurisdiction, if, having 18 of
Principal
regard to the circumstances of the case, he shall Ordinance
S consider it expedient so to do, to try summarily any Jurisdic-
person charged with unlawful and malicious wounding tion of
or inflicting bodily harm not amounting to felony, Magistrate
which may in his opinion be adequately punished by n respect of
Sa sentence of imprisonment, with or without hard asalt
labour, 'for a period not exceeding six months, or by a
fine not exceeding twenty pounds.
18B. If at any time during the course of the hearing of Procedure
the evidence for the prosecution in a charge under under last
the last preceding section, depositions in which are section
being taken down with a view to the committal for
trial of the accused, the Magistrate shall conclude that,
having regard to the circumstances of the case, the
offence is one which, if proved, may be adequately
punished by the powers of summary punishment
hereby conferred upon him, he shall there and then
call upon the accused to plead, and shall forthwith
inform him of his right to recall any or all of the
witnesses for the prosecution who shall have been
heard, and to subject them to any further cross-
examination as if such witnesses had not previously
been cross-examined by him."

Passed in the Legislative Council this twenty-first day of May,
in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and twenty-
four.
J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Lgislative Council.

THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared by.
me with the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council and *
found by me to be a true and correct copy of the said Bill.

J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislctwve Council M .P.3328122.



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Boy Scouts and Girl Guides Associations Ordinance, 1924.




S,

COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE.

No. 6 of 1924.

In His Majesty's name I assent
to this Ordinance this twenty-
eighth day of May, 1924.

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A. R. SLATER,
Governor.


AN ORDINANCE to Protect the Activities and
Interests of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides
Associations.

Date of (10th June, 1924.)
commence-
ment
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone,
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof, as follows:-

Short title 1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Boy Scouts and Girl
and Guides Associations Ordinance, 1924, and shall apply to the Colony
application and to the Protectorate.

Interpreta- 2. In this Ordinance-
tion "The Boy Scouts Association" means the Boy Scouts
Association incorporated under the Royal Charter granted on the
fourth day of January, nineteen hundred and twelve;
Boy Scout" means a Boy Scout recognized as such under
the, constitution, bye-laws and rules of the Boy Scouts Association,
and includes also all officers of the said Association;
"The Girl Guides Association" means the Girl Guides
Association incorporated under the Royal Charter granted on the
fourteenth day of December, nineteen hundred and twenty-two;
Girl Guide means a Girl Guide-recognised as such under
the constitution, bye-laws and rules of the Girl Guides Association,
and includes also all officers of the said Association.



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Boy Scouts and Girl Guides AssoCiations Ordinance, 1924. .1924.

3. (1) It shall not be lawful for Mriy person, not being under Restriction
the bye-laws or rules of eitherlone of the Associations mentioned on use of
in the last preceding section duly authorized and entitled so to do, uniforms,
etc., of Boy
publicly to wear. carry or 'ear any uniform, badge, token or Scouts and
emblem which under thsid bye-laws or rules is specifically Girl Guides
adopted for use under the authority qO such Association, in such Associations
style or manner as to convey an impression that such person is
under the said bye-laws or rules entitled so to wear, carry or bear
such uniform, badge, token or emblem.
(2) Any person who contravenes any of the provisions of
this section shall be guilty of an offence, and shall be liable on
summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding fi~e pounds.

4. (1) It shall not be lawful for any person to form, organize, Prohibition
or work in connection with, or to be concerned in forming, of the
organizing, or in work in connexion with- etc., of
bodies
(a) any corps or body which, without due authority granted claiming
under the Royal Charterpf the Boy Scouts Association, without
claim or purport to be Boy Scouts or otherwise to be authority to
connected with the said Association, or which hold be connected
with either
themselves out as, or pass themselves off as, Boy Scouts of the
or as otherwise.connected with the said Association, or Associations
(b) any corps or body whicl without due authority granted
under the Royal Charter of the Girl Guides Association,
claim or purport to be Girl Guides or otherwise to be
connected with the said Association, o~t which hold
themselves out as, or pass themselves off as, Girl Guides
or as otherwise connected with the said Association.

(2) Any person who contravenes any of the provisions of
this section shall be guilty of an offence, and shall be liable on
summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding ten pounds, or
to imprisonment with or without hard labour for a period not
exceeding one month, or to both such fine and imprisonment.

5. (1) It shall not be lawful for any 'Boy Scout, not being Penalty in
otherwise thereunto lawfully entitled and authorized, tp pretend case of Boy
Scouts
to be, or to pass himself off as, or to arrogate to himself the pretending
authority, position, or powers of, or to claim to be otr to act as, to be police
officers, etc.
(a) a member of the Police Force,
(b) a member of the Forde of Court Messengers, -r
(c) an officer exercising police functions in the service of
any native authority,
(d) an agent or officer of the Government br*of any native
authority or tribunal,
(e) a member of the West African Frontier -Force, or
(f) a member of the West African Regiment or of any
Sother-body of Imperial Troops.



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192 4 Boy Scauts and Girl :Gides Associations Ordiwanne, 124.

'(2) No Boy Scout shall seek or attempt by virtue of his
wearing any uniform, badge, token, or emblem of the Boy Scouts
Association, or uniform, badge, token, or emblem purporting -or
appearing to be such, to enforce or exercise authority otherwise
than in accordance with and as authorized by the bye-laws or rules
of the said Association.



(3) Any person who contravenes any of the provisions of
this section shall be guilty of an offence, and, on conviction
thereof before the Supreme Court of the Colony or the Circuit
Court of the Protectorate, shall be liable to a fine not exceeding
twenty-five pounds or to imprisonment with or without hard
labour for a term not exceeding twelve months or to both such
fine and imprisonment; provided always that it shall be lawful Dr
a Magistrate or the Court of a District Commissioner to deal with
any offence under this section summarily if in the opinion of such
Magistrate or Court the offence will be adequately punished by a
fine not exceeding ten pounds, or by imprisonment withbr without
hard labour for a term not exceeding three months, or by both
such fine and imprisonment.




Passed in the Legislative Council this twenty-first day of May,
in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and twenty-
four.




J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.




THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION -has been carefully compared by
me pith the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council and
foufld by me to be a true and correct copy of the said Bill.





J. L. JOHN,
M.P. 331512. Clerk of Legislative Council,



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Westa Africwam Frontier FS e (AmenxmemnS Ordinanee, 1924. 0







iOLOY O SIERRA LEONE.

bo. 7 of 1924.

In His Majesty's name 'I assent
to this Ordinance this twenty-
ninth day of May, 1924.
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A. R. SLATER,
Governor.
.
AN OBDIINANCE to Amend the West African
Frontier Force Ordinance, 1923.

(10th June, 1924.) Date of
commence
ment
BE'IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone,
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof, as follows --
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the West African Firontier Short title
Force (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924, and shall apply to the and
Oblony- and to the Protectorate. application .

2. Section forty-seven of the West African Frontier Force Amendment
Ordinance, 1923, shall be amended by the omission of the words of section 47
"SiTfr-sBction (ivT" of."' of Ordinance
No. 10 of
1923
Passed in the Legislative Council this twenty-first day of May,
in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and twenty-
four.
J. L. JOHN, .
Clerk of Legislative Council.

THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared by
me with the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council and
found by me to be a true and correct copy of the said Bill.

'J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislatfcr Council. M.P. 10lo922.



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Crown Lands Conservancy (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.







COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE.
No. 8 of 1924.

SIn His Majesty's name I assent
to this Ordinance this thirty-
first day of May, 1924.

A. R. SLATER, 0
Governor.


AN ORDINANCE to Amenj the Crown Lands
Conservancy Ordinance, 1902.

Date of (14th June, 1924.)
commence-
ment
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone,
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof, as follows :-

Short title 1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Crown Lands Conser-
vancy (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.

Amendment of 2. Section 6 of the Principal Ordinance shall be amended by
rsectinanc the substitution of the words "If substantially the whole of the
No.5 of 1902 land" for the words If the land."

Amendment 3. Section seven of the Crown Lands Conservancy Ordinance,
of section 7 1902 (in this Ordinance referred to as the Principal Ordinance)
of shall be amended by the addition at the end thereof of the words
Ordinance or for limiting the quantity of wood which may be cut or the
1902 number of trees which may be felled."

Repeal and 4. Section eight of the Principal Ordinance is hereby repealed
replacement and the following is substituted therefor:-
Ordinance No
5 of 1902 8. (1) For a licence to occupy and use land the licensee
Fees for shall pay a fee of one shilling.
licences
For a licence to cut wood and fell trees the licensee
shall pay a fee of one pound; provided that where the
licence is subject to the condition that the licensee
shall only cut wood and fell trees for his personal



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No. 8 of
Crown Lands Conservancy (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924. ,1924.

requirements and not for the purpose of trade, the
licensee shall pay as a fee such smaller sum, not being
less than two shillings, as the Licensing Authority may
think fair and reasonable.

(2) All fees received in respect of licences granted
under this Ordinance shall be paid into the Colonial
Treasury, and shall form part of the general revenue
of the Colony."

5. Section fourteen of the Principal Ordinance is hereby Repeal and
replacement
repealed and the following is substituted therefore :- o secton4
of Ordinance
"14. Any person who cuts or takes any wood or thing No. of1902
from or off any Crown land without having a licence Punishment
for that purpose granted under this Ordinance, or in of persons
breach of any condition of such a licence, shall be cutting
trees, etc.,
guilty of an offence, and on conviction thereof shall on eCrow
be liable to a penalty not exceeding ten pounds." lands

6. Tl Principal Ordinance shall be amended by 'the insertion Amendment of
after section fifteen of the following section :- o 5 0ce No
"15A. If any holder of a licence to occupy and use any Assignment
Crown land purports to assign his right to occupy of right
or use the whole or any part of such Crown land, g.ven by a
lcence to
whether for the whole or any part of the period of his occupy
licence, his licence shall thereupon be deemed to be Crown land
revoked and he shall be guilty of an offence. On an offence
conviction of such offence he shall be liable to a
penalty not exceeding five pounds."


Passed in the Legislative Council this twenty-first day of May,
in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and twenty-
four.



J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council. .



THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared by me
with the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council and found
by me to be a true and correct copy of thfe said Bill.


J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council. RP. 653123.

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Passport Ordinance, 1924.


COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE.

No. 9 of 1924.

In His Majesty's name I assent
L. to this Ordinance this third
day of June, 1924.
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A. R. SLATER,
GAernor.


Ais ORDINANCE to Require Persons who Enter
the Colony or the Protectorate to be in
Possession of a Passport or other Docu-
ment Establishing their Nationality and
Identity.

Date of (1st August, 1924.)
commence-
ment
]E IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone,
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof, as follows :-

Short title, 1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Passport Ordinance,
application 1924, and shall apply to the Colony and to the Protectorate, and
and shall come into operation on the first day of August, nineteen
commence hundred and twenty-four.


Interpreta- 2. In this Ordinance, except where the context otherwise
tion requires,
The expression "Colony" includes the Protectorate;
The expression "proper officer" means any officer duly
authorized by or on behalf of the Government to
examine passports and other documents tendered for
the purpose of establishing nationality and identity.



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S, 0o. 9 if
_PaspAWt Ordinane, 14. S2SS.

S. i() Subject to the provsions of this Ordinance and of :any Persons
'Order in Council made T-hereundde.,:no person coming from any entering the
place out of the Corlony shall, without the special permission of Colony to be
the Governor, enter the Colony unless he has in his possession, possession of
and tenders to the proper officer when required so to do, a valid passports
passport issued to- him by or on behalf of the government of the
country of which he is a snhject, or a citizen or some other
document so issued satisfactorily establishing his nationality and
identity.
Every such passport and document must comply with any
requirements prescribed under this Ordinance, and there ~must be
.attached thereto a pbhot.g.apl. of the person to whom the same
relates.
(2) In any ease in which the Governor grants swdh special
permission as is referred to in the preceding sub-section, the
4GLvernor mnay attach thereto such conditions as he may think fit.

4. Any person who enters the Colony in contraventionn of the Entering the
provisions of the last preceding section, and any person to whom Colony
the Govenor has granted such special permission to enter the without a
Colony as is referred to in the said section subject to any conditions, paPsspr1'
who fails to observe or to comply with any such conditions, shall
be guilty of an offence against this Ordinance.
5. The Governor may by 'Order in Council direct that for the Power ff
purposes of this Ordinance passports and other documents which Governor in
may be tendered for the purpose if establishingg ,nationality Counci to
and identity shall comply with.such requirements as the Governor conditions to
mnay by Order in 'Council preserite. be satisfied
by passports
.6. Where any person has landed .in the Colony from any ship Power to
in contravention of section three of this Ordinance, it shall be replace
lawful for any constable, whether or not there has. been any offenders on
intervening prosecution and pu4nis ment of such person, at any board ship
time within one month after the arrival of -such person to replace
that person on board the ship in which he,arrived at the Colony
nr to place ihim ,on board any ship belonging to the same owners
and bound for the port from which he -came te the Colpny.

7. Any person who shall wilfully obstruct or hinder any Obstruction
eeonstaible in the execution of his duty or in the exercise of his
,powers under this Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence against ,
this Ordinance.
8. Any person who is guilty of an offence under this Ordinance Punishment
shall, on conviction thereof before a Magistrate or in the Court oflob 6ffences
a District Commissioner, be liable to a fine not exceeding fifty'
pounds or to .imprisonment for a term not exceeding*six months
or to both such fine and imprisonment.

9. Where in any prosecution for an offence under this Onus of
Ordinance the 'question arises as to whether a person, whether he proof
be 4hepe s w ha rgC or mut, entered the Colony without having



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No. 9 of
1924. Passport Ordinance, 1924.

in his possession such a passport or document as is referred to in
section three of this Ordinance, the onus of proving that such
person had in his possession such a passport or document shall be
upon the person charged.

Exemptions 10. The provisions of this Ordinance shall not apply to the
classes of persons specified in the schedule to this Ordinance.
Power of 11. The Governor in Council may from time to time by Order
Governor in revoke the schedule to this Ordinance and replace the said
Council to schedule by another schedule, or modify such schedule in
modify
schedule of such manner as the Governor in Council may think fit, and in so
exemptions doing the Governor in Council may exempt any class of persons
from the provisions of this Ordinance either unconditionally or
subject to such conditions as the Order may specify, and in
particular, but without prejudice to the generality of the powers
conferred by this section, such exemption may depend on whetlr
the persons to whom it refers arrive in the Colony by sea or by
land, or on whether or not they arrive in the Colony from a
particular country.
Repeal of 12. The Missionaries Ordinance, 1918, is hereby repealed.
Ordinance
No. 7 of 1918 Schedule.

Section 10. Persons under sixteen years of age.
Natives of West Africa entering the Colony by land.
Persons who satisfy the proper officer that they are of
the labouring class and that they have come direct
from a country adjacent to the Colony, whether by
land or by sea.
Any member of the Military Forces of the Crown entering
the Colony for the purpose of military duty therein.
The master of any ship arriving at the Colony and persons
employed in the work or service of the ship.
Persons who satisfy the proper officer that they are desirous
of entering the Colony as tourists only and that they
do not intend to remain in the Colony for more than
forty-eight hours.
Passed in the Legislative Council this twenty-first day of May,
in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and twenty-
four.
J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.

THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared by me
with the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council and found
by me to be a true and correct copy of the said Bill.

J. L. JOHN,
M.P. 1356123. Clerk of Legislative Council.



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Public Health (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.







COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE.

No 10 of 1924.

LBIn His Majesty's name I assent
to this Ordinance this thirteenth
day of June, 1924.

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A. R. SLATER,
Governor.


AN ORDINANCE to Amend Further the Public
Health Ordinance, 1905.

(21st June, 1924.) Date of
commence
ment
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra
Leone, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof, as follows :-

1. This. Ordinance may be cited as the Public Health Short title
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.

2. The Public Health Ordinance, 1905, shall be amended by Amendment
the insertion of the following section after section forty-of Ordinance
No. 15 of
four:- 1905
44 A. Where a Medical Officer satisfies any Coroner that Power of
there is reason to suspect that any person has died of Coroner to
any infectious disease to which section thirty-two of permit a
post-mortem
this Ordinance applies, the Coroner may, if he thinks examination
fit so to do, grant permission to hold a post-mortem where any of
examination on the body of the deceased person, and certain
it shall thereupon be lawful for the same or any other diseases is
the supposed
Medical Officer to hold such post-mortem examination cause of
as he may consider to be necessary, and the Medical death.
Officer may for that purpose cause the body to be
conveyed to such place as he may appoint."



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1924. Public Health (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.

Passed in the Legislative Council this fourth day of
une, in the year of our Lord One-,,thousand nine hundred
S and twenty-four.



J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.



THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared by
me with the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council and
found by meto be a true and correct copy of the said Bill.

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J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislatie Council.


M.P. C.44!1923.


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Protectorate Courts Jurisdiction (Amendment) Ordind e,; 924. .







COLONYi OF SIERRA LEONE.
No. 11 of 1924.

In His Majesty p name I assent
to this Ordinance this thirteenth
day of June, 1924.

A. I. SLATER,
Governor.

ANI OrDINANCE to Amend the Protectorate
Courts Jurisdiction Ordinance, 1903.

(21st June, 1924.) Date of
commence-
ment
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone;
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof,.as follows :- J
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Protectorate Courts Short title
Jurisdiction (Ameridment) Ordinance, 1924.
2. Section forty-seven of the Protectorate Courts jurisdiction Amendment
Ordinance, 1903, shall be amended by the insertion of the words of section 47
"or hawker's" between the words store and licence." of Ordinance
No. 6 of 1903
3. Section forty-eight of the Protectorate Courts Jurisdiction Amendment
Ordinance, 1903, shall be amended by the omission of the words of section 48
"not being a native." of Ordinance
No. 6 of 1903
Passed in the Legislative Council this fourth day of June,
in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and twenty- .
four.
J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.

THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared by
me with the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council and
found by me to.be a true and correct copy of the said Bill.

J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council. M.P. 10s8124.










statute Law Revision Ordinance, 1924.







COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE.

No. 12 of 1924.

In His Majesty's name I assent
to this Ordinance this thirteenth
day of June, 1924.
*

A. R. 'SLATER,
Governor.

AN ORDINANCE to Amend Sundry Ordinances
as a Preliminary to the Preparation of a
Revised Edition of the Laws.

Date of (21st June, 1924.)
commence-
ment
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone,
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof, as follows :-

Short title 1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Statute Law Revision
and Ordinance, 1924, and shall apply to the Colony and Protectorate.
application
Amendment 2. Section sixteen of the Appeal Ordinance, 1877, shall be
of section amended by deleting the words "the District of Sherbro"
16 of No. 4 occurring therein and substituting therefore the words "Bonthe
.,f 187WT, District."

Amendment of 3. Section two of the Streams Pollution Prevention
section 2 of
No. 3 of 1884 Ordinance, 1884, and section four of and item 12 in the Schedule
and of section
Sof anditem to the Public Holidays Ordinance, 1901, shall be amended by
12in Schedule deleting the words "by Proclamation" and substituting therefore
to. No. 20 of
1901 the words "by Order."

Amendment 4. Section five of the Publications Ordinance, 1887, shall be
of section 5 amended by deleting the words "with the advice of the
of No. 1 of Executive Council."
1887


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No, 1,2 ot"
Statute Law Revision -Ordinance, 1924. 1924.

5. Section twenty-eight of the Intestate Estates Ordinance, Amendmentof
1887, and sub-section (2) (a) of section ninety-six of the Bills of t8 of 1887
Exchange Ordinange, 1892, shall be amended by deleting in nd ofsection
each case the words "the Stamp Duty Ordinance of 1884" and s of 18i
substituting therefore in each case the words "the Stamp Duty No. 36 of 905
Consolidation and Amendment Ordinance, 1905." 40

6. The Auctioneers Ordinance, 1895, shall be amended in the Amendment.
following particulars :- sections
(1) By deleting in section five the words within the 20 of 1895
limits of the,Port of Sherbro District as defined by by sections 2
section 2 (1) of the Port of Sherbro Municipal Board and 3 of
Ordinance, 1905," and substituting therfor the words No. 14 of
"in the Sherbro Judicial District." 1909

(2) By deleting in section six the words "within the
limits of the Port of Sherbro District" on each
occasion upon which they occur therein and
substituting therefore the words in the Sherbro
Judicial District."

7. Section five of the Post Office Savings Bank Ordinance, Amendment
1898, shall be 2Onded by substituting for the words "the of section 5
Sherbro Djstrict" on each occasion upon which they occur of No. 1 of
therein the words "the Bonthe District." 1898

8. Section eight of the Petition, of Right Ordinance, 1901, Ammedment
shall be amended- by deleting the words "the Supreme Court of section 8
Ordinance, 1881" and substituting therefore the words "the 0o. 3 of
Supreme Court Ordinance, 1904." No. 14 of
S1904
9. Sub-section (2) of section three of the Summary'Review Amendment
Ordinance, 1901, shall be amended by substituting for the word of section 3
Sherbro on each occasion upon which it occurs therein the of No. 14 of
word Bonthe." 1901

10. Section twenty-eight of the Lunacy Regulation Ordinance, Amendment
1902, shall be amended by deleting the words the Judges of of section 28
the Supreme Court shall have power and are hereby authorized of 6 of.
and required to frame rules of procedure and practice and to 1
draw up scales of fees and costs" and substituting therefore the
words "the Chief Justice may make rules of practice and
procedure and draw up scales of fees and costs and by deleting
the words "Approved of by the Governor" and substituting
therefore the words Approved by the Legislative Council."

11. (1) Sections three, four and five of the Pardons Ordinance, Amendment
1902, shall be amended by deleting the words the Clerk of the of sections 3,,
Crown" and substituting therefore the words "'the Master and 4 ai 5 of
Registrar of the SupremeCourt." 1902


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1924. Statute Law Revision Ordinance, 1924.

(2) Sections three and five of the Pardons Ordinance, 1902,
shall be amended by deleting the wbrds "the Crown Office"
and substituting therefore the words "the Office of the Master
and Registrar of the Supreme Court."

Amendment 12.' The Concessions Ordinance, 1902, shall be amended:-
of sections
3, 15 and 1 (1) In section three by deleting the words by notification
of No. 8 of published in the Gaqttte" and substituting therefore
1902 the words by Order.*
No. 31 of
1905 (2) In section fifteen and sub-section (1) of section twenty-
one by deleting the words "the Registration
Ordinance passed the 9th day of February, 1857,"
ani substituting therefore the words the General
Registration Ordinance, 1905."
(3) In sub-sectibn (2) of section twenty-one by deleting
the words "the Stamp Duty Ordinance, 1884," and
substituting therefore the words the Stamp Duty
Consolidation and Amendment Ordinance, 1905."
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Amendment 13. Section two of the Light and Harbour Dues Consolidation
of section 2 Ordinance, 1902, shall be amended by the addition thereto of
of No. 11 of the following:-
1902
Section 15 of "Port of Sherbro shall mean tlh Port of Sherbro
No. 12 of as defined by section fifteen of the Sierra Leone
1902 Customs Consolidation Ordinance, 1902, or by any
Ordinance amending or replacing the same."

Amendment 14. Section two of the Highways Diversion Ordinance, 1905,
of section 2 shall be amended by deleting the words "the House Tax
of No. 2 of Ordinance, 1900," and substituting therefore the words "the
1905 House Tax (Colony) Ordinance, 1918."


Amendment 15. The Sherbro Native Courts Ordinance, 1905, shall be
of No. 3 of amended :-
1905
Reealand (1) By repealing section three thereof and substituting
replacement therefore the following :
of section 3 3. This Ordinance shall apply to the whole of the
Bonthe District except that part thereof which is
included within the Sherbro Judicial District."

Amendment (2) By deleting in section ten thereof the words "the
of section 10 District Commissioner of Sherbro" and substituting
therefore the words "the Commissioner of the Bonthe
District.
Amendment 16. The Protectorate Native Law Ordinance, 1905, shall be
of sections amended:-
25 and 63 of
No. 16"of (1) By substituting in section twenty-five the word and"
*1905 for the word or" where occurring a second and
third time therein.









S. No. 12 of
,Statute Law Revision Ordinance, 1924. 1924.

(2) By deleting in section sixty-three all words coming
after the word "Protectorate" nid substituting
therefore the words "and to those parts of the Bonthe
District which are within the Colony, except those
that are within the Sherbro Judicial District."

17. The long title of the Tribal .Administration (Freetown) Amendment
Ordinance, 1905, shall be amended by the addition thereto of the f long title
words "and in other places witin the Colony and the word title, No. 19
"(Freetown)" in section one of the said Ordinance shall be of 1905
deleted and the word (Colony) shall be substituted therefore.

18. Section ten of the Stamp Duty Consolidation and Amendment
Amendment Ordinance, 1905, shall be amended b~ deleting the of section 10
words declare and direct by notice in the Sierra Leone Royal 905 36 of
pr4zette" and by substituting therefore the words "by Order
prescribe."

19. Section three of the Lunatics Removal (West African Amendment
Colonies). Consolidation Ordinance, 1905, shall be amended by of section 3
of No. 39 of
deleting the word Lagos" and substituting therefore the word 39 of
"'Nigeria."

20. The Sherboo District Licences Ordinance, 1906, shall be Amendment
amended of sections
2, 3and 4 of
(1) By substituting for the words "Sherbro District" No. 8 of
wherever occurring in section two the words Bonthe 1906
District."
(2) By 'deleting sub-section (a) of section two and
substituting therefore the following :-
"(a) The Sherbro Judicial District."
(3) By substituting for the words "the District
SCommissioner of Sherbro" wherever occurring in
sections three and four the words the Commissioner
of the Bonthe District."

21. Section twenty-two of the Court of Requests Ordinance, Amendment
1906, shall be amended by substituting the word "Bonthe" for of section 22
the word Sherbro occurring therein, of No. 8 of
1906
22. Sub-section (6) of section fourteen of the Registration of Amendment
Instruments Ordinance, 1906, shall be amended by the omission of section 14
of the words "or a Deputy Governor of the said Colony." (6) of No. 23
of 1906
23. The Coroner's Ordinance, 1907, shall be amended:-
Amendment of
(1) By deleting the words the Headman Ordinance secn37 and
1906," in section thirty-seven thereof and substituting Schedue and
therefore the words "section nine of the Headman section 4and
Ordinance, 1921," and ohirdSchgdule
No. 33 of 1907









No.. 12 of
1924 Statute Law Revision Ordinance, 1924.

(2) By deleting the words '" the area under the jurisdiction
of the Sherbro Municipal Board" in the Second
Schedule and substituting the words "the Sherbro
Judicial District."
(3) By repealing section forty-three and the Third Schedule.


Amendment 2 24. Sections three and four of the Vagrancy Ordinance, 1908,
of sections 3 shall be amended by deleting in each section the words "the area
and 4 ofNo. to which the Sherbro Native Courts Ordinance, 1905 (No. 3 of.
17 of 1908
1905) applies" and substituting therefore in each section the
words the whole of the Bonthe District, except that part thereof
which is included within the Sherbro Judicial District."


Amendment 25. Sub-sections (2) (b) and (2) (c) of section three of tte
of Unoccupied Lands (Ascertainment of Title) Ordinance, 1911, she'll
sub-sections be amended by deleting therefrom the words "in the Sherbro
2 (b) and (c) Ditrict."
of No. 12 of i
1911
Amendment 26. The Births and Deaths Registration Ordinance, 1913,
of section 49 shall be amended by:-
and
Schedule C (1) Repealing the words "or Deputy Magistrate" in
of No. 13 of section forty-nine thereof, and
1913
(2) substituting for the words "the Port of Sherbro
District the words "the Sherbro Judicial District"
in Schedule C thereof.


Amendment 27. Section two of the Spirits Prohibition (Colony)
of section 2 Ordinance, 1914, shall be amended by substituting for the words
of No. 14 of Sherbro District" occurring therein the words "Bonthe
1914 District."


Amendment 28. Sub-section (5) of section' five of the Motor Traffic
of section 5 Ordinance, 1918, shall be amended by deleting the words the
(5) of No. 4 Port of Sherbro Ordinance, 1912," and substituting therefore the
of 1918 words the Sherbro Judicial District Ordinance, 1923."
No. 28 of
1923 -

Repeals 29. The Ordinances set forth in the First Schedule hereto
shall be repealed to the extent set forth in the third column
thereof.


Application 30. The Ordinances set forth in the Second Schedule shall
of certain be amended by the addition to their short title of the words
Ordinances
to n the s "and shall apply to the Colony and Protectorate."
Protectorate










Statcute Lda Revision Ordinance, 1924.


The First Schedule.

Short Title of Ordinance.


No. i1 of
1924.

Section 29
Extent of Repeal;


No. 4 of 1877.
No. 2 of 1880.
No. 8 of 1880.
No. 8 of 1887.
No. 1 of 1894.

No. 6 of 1898.
No. 12 of 1898.

Nc023 of 1899.

No. 20 of 1900.
No. 6 of 1402.

No. 6 of 1903.


21 of 4l113.
5 of 19I.',.
15 of 1905.
1 of 1910.


No. 2 of 1911.


The Appeal Ordinance, 1887.
The Dollar Currency Ordinance, 1880.
The Postal Registration Ordinance, 1880.
The Intestate EAtates Ordinance, 1887.
The Folded Woven Goods Ordin-
ance, 1894.
The Public Lands Ordinance, 1898.
The Sierra Leone Railway Ordin-
ance, 1898.
The Freetown Improvement Ordin-
ance, 1899.
The Dogs Ordinance, 1900.
The Lunacy Regulation Ordinance,
1902.
The Protectorate Courts Jurisdiction
Ordinance, 1903.
The Public Loan Ordinance, 1903.
The Fangay Ordinance, 1905.
The Public Health Ordinance, 1905.
The Public Loan Surplus Funds
Appropriation Ordinance, 1910.
The Bendu Improvement Repeal
Ordinance, 1911.


Section 25,
The whole;
The whole.
Sections 4 & 5.

Section 5.
Section 18.

Section 50.

Sections 64 & 66.
Section 8.

Section 30.

Section 4.
The whole.
Section 8.
Section 96.

The whole.

The whole.


The Second Schedule.


No. 9 of 1884.

No. 27 of 1899.
No. 21 of 1906.

No. 22 of 1906.
No. 3 of 1911.
No. 1 of 1912.
No. 17 of 1913.
No. 25 of 1913.

No. 27 of 1913.

No. 6 of 1916.

No. 9 of 1923.


Short Title.
The Imprisonment with Hard Labour
Ordinance, 1884.
The Service of Process Ordinance, 1899.
The Fines and Recognizances Ordinance,
1906.
The Christian Marriage Ordinance, 1906.
The Process Extension Ordinance, 1911.
The Destructive Pests Ordinance, 1912.
The Trade Marks Ordinance, 1913.
The Native Labour (Foreign Service)
Ordinance, 1913.
The Spirits (Prohibited Area) Ordinance,
1913.
The Coin Import and Export Ordinance,
1916.
The Trade Marks Ordinance, 1923.


Section 30











Statute Law Revision'Ordinance, 1924.


Passed in the Legislative Council this fourth day of June,
in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and twenty-
four.




J. L. JOHN,
Cterk of Legislative Council.





THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully comparedeby
me with the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council and
found by me to be a true and correct copy of the said Bill.




J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.


No. 12 of
1924.


M.P. 3486123.









Wild Animals, Birds and Fish Preservation (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1924.







COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE.


No. 13 of 1924.


SIn His Majesty's name I assent
to this Ordinance this eighteenth
day of June, 1924.


A. R. SLATER,
Governor.



AN ORDINANCE to Amend the Wild Animals,
Birds and Fish Preservation Ordinance,
1901.
Date of
(81st June, 1924.) commence-
ment

BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone,
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof, as follows :-

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Wild Animals, Birds Short title
and Fish Preservation (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924, and shall and applica-
be read as one with the Wild Animals, Birds and Fish Preservation tion
Ordinance, 1901, in this Ordinance referred to as the Principal No. 30 of
Ordinance. 1901

2. In the Principal Ordinance, and in any regulation made Interpreta-
under the Principal Ordinance as amended by this Ordinance, the tiou
expressions ".young animal" and "young" in their application
to elephants shall mean an elephant whose tusks weigh less than
thirty pounds each or such other smaller weight as the Governor
in Council may prescribe.









No. 13 of
1924. Wild Animals, Birds and -Rish Preservation (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1924.

Amendment 3. Section two of the Principale Ordinance shall be amended
of section 2 as follows:-
nf NoWr. 0


of 1901


(e) For the paragraph numbered (16) there shall be
substituted the following paragraphs :-
"(16) Notifications and returns to be made of
animals killed, and the persons by whom the
same are to be made; "
"(17) The forfeiture and disposal of any tusk,
hide, horn, pad or other trophy which has been
obtained by killing an animal in circumstances
which would have constituted a contravention of
any regulation made under this Ordinance had
such killing not been in self-defence or
unintentional."
(f) There shall be added to the said section the following
paragraphs :-
Regulations made under this section may apply
to the whole area of the Colony and Protectorate
or to such part thereof, and to all or to such
classes of persons, as the,Governor in Council
may prescribe.


(a) In the paragraph numbered (3) the words "when
accompanied by their young shall be omitted;
(b) For the paragraph numbered (6) there shall be substi-
tuted the following paragraph :-
(6) The establishment of reserves within which
it shall be unlawful, without the special permission
of the Governor, to hunt, capture or kill any
specified wild animals or birds, or to hunt, capture
or kill any wild animal or bird except those
which shall be specially exempted from protec-
tion; ";
(c) For the paragraph numbered (8) there shall be
substituted the following paragraph :-
(8) The issue, forms and terms of licences, the
conditions under which licences may be issued,
the undertaking to, be given by, or which may
be required from, an applicant for*a licence
(including undertakings for the purpose of
ensuring the maintenance of satisfactory relations
between the licensee and the natives in whose
districts he hunts), the fees, if any, payable for
licences, the deposits, if any, to be made as
security for the observance of such terms and
undertakings and of regulations, and the produc-
tion and registration of licences.
(d) For the paragraph numbered (10) there shall be
substituted the following paragraph :-
"(10) The methods by which wild animals may
be hunted or destroyed ; ";







37
No. 13 of
SWild Animals, Birds aand Fish Preservation (Amendment) 1924.
Ordinance, 1924.

"Except inlyo far as they may be revoked or
amended by regulations made under this section
the Regulations contained in Schedule VII to this
Ordinance shall be in force, and shall be deemed
S to have been made under this Ordinance."
4. Section eleven of the Principal Ordinance shall be amended Amendment
by the substitution of the words "a house for the word "land." section 11
of No. 30 of
1901
5. The following shall be ins3r-ed after Schedule VI of the schedule of
Principal Ordinan(e :- Regulations
Schedule VII.
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Wild Game Regula- Short title
tions, 1924, and shall apply to the Colony and the Protectorate. and applica-
tion
2. In these Regulations- Interpreta
"Native" i.n the application of .these Regulations to thetion
Colony, means any person born or domiciled in the Colony
or in the Protectorate, and in their application to the
Protectorate means any person born or domiciled in the
Protectorate;
"Hunt" includes killing or capturing by any methods,
and all attempts to kill or capture ;
"Wild Animal" means any of the animals mentioned in
Schedules I to IV of the Wild Animals, Birds and Fish
Preservation Ordinance, 1901, except Francolin, Guinea
fowl and other game birds ;
Government Officer includes an officer of His Majesty's
Regular Forces serving in Sierra Leone;
"Young Elephant" means an elephant whose tusks weigh
less than thirty pounds each.
LICENSES TO NON-NATIVES.
3. (1) No non-native shail hunt any wild animal without Lience i.
having a licence from the Governor in one of the Forms A, B, C quired to
or D, set out herein, or as provided by regulation 9 hereof. anit ald
(2) For such a licence the applicant shall pay the fee herein
specified.
4. Any non-native hunting any wild animal without a licence, Hunting
or contrary to the terms of his licence, shall be guilty of an wild animals
offence. without a
licence an
5. The Governor before issuing a licence m'ly in his discretion offence
require the applicant to- Power of
(1) sign an agreement containing the following condi- Governor to
tions-: impose con
(a:) Native rights are to be observed in the killing of ditios on
all wild animals, viz. :-a fore-quarter of the licence
animal killed shall be given to the Chief or
Headman of the town at which the licensee is
residing. If in camp, away from a town, this
condition does not apply.









No. 13 of
1924.


Wild Animals, Birds and Fish Preservation (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1924.


(b) During the residence of any hunting expedition in
the (name of Districts to bi inserted) Districts,
every licensee shall apply to the Chief or Headman
of the town for the necessary accommodation for
himself and his followers, if such accommodation
is required, each house being paid for at the rate
of 1/- per day.
All such payments are to be made to the owner
of the house.
(2) deposit 100, or such less amount as the Governor may
determine as security for his compliance with the terms of the
licence and of any such agreement.
If the licensee shall contravene the terms of any such agreement
he shall be guilty of an offence.

Poerno to 6. It shall be lawful for the Governor, before issuing a licence,
modify to modify such licence in any one or more of the following
licence ways :-
(1) By prohibiting the killing or .capturing of more than
one of the wild animals permitted by a licence to be hunted;
(2) By prohibiting the hunting of any wild animal men-
tioned in any licence ;
(3) By adding to the list of wild animals in any licence
Certain prohibited to be hunted the names of any other wild animals.
licensees to
receive copy 7. Every non-native on being granted a full licence shall
of Ordin- receive, free of charge, from the Treasurer a copy of the Ordinances
ances and and Regulations relating to the preservation of wild animals in
Regulations force for the time being.
Registration
of licence 8. Every non-native licensee before he begins hunting shall
register his licence in the office of the District Commissioner in
whose district he intends to hunt.
A licensee who fails to comply with this regulation shall be
guilty of an offence.

Loss of 9. If a licence is lost or destroyed, the licensee may, on
licence payment of such fee not exceeding one-fifth of the original fee
as the Governor may determine, obtain a fresh licence for the
remainder of the term for which his former licence was available.

LICENCES TO NON-NATIVES WHICH PERMIT THE
HUNTING OF ELEPHANTS.
Conditionson 10. Licences which permit the hunting of elephants shall
which licences
which pernfit e issued to non-na'ives only upon the following conditions;-
the hunting of
elephtsmay (1) The applicant therefore shall produce a certificate
be issued to signed, in the case of a military officer by his commanding
non-natives
officer, and in case of other persons by the Colonial Secretary or
a District Commissioner, that he is in possession of a rifle which









SNo. 18 0
Wild Animals, Birds pnd Fish Preservation (Amendment) 1924.
Ordinance, 1924.

will fire a charge #~ not less than seventy grains of cordite or
other explosive of equivalent force, and a bullet of not less than
480 grains of weight, and that he is in possession of a licence
to carry. the said rifle.
(2) The applicant shall sign an agreement containing the
following conditions :
(a) The licensee shall under no circumstances in the
first instance fire at any elephant with any weapon
which shall fire a lesser charge of explosive or
a lighter bullet than those hereinbefore
described :
(b) The licensee shall not employ any person to hunt
elephants on his behalf;
(c) The licensee shall report the killing of every
elephant by him to the District Commissioner
of the district in which such elephant is killed,
within thirty days from the date of the killing
of such elephant, and the licensee shall at the
same time furnish to the District Commissioner
the name of the chiefdom in which such elephant
is killed.
(d) The licensee shall give a present of 2 for each
elephant killed by him to the Paramount Chief of
the chiefdom in which such elephant is killed.
11. To provide for the payments mentioned in paragraph Power of
2 (d) of regulation 10 every non-native licensee may on his District
arrival in any district be required by the District Commissioner Commis-
of such district to deposit the sum of 4 by way of security require
for the proper carrying out of the last mentioned condition ; non-native
and the District Commissioner is hereby authorized to pay licensee to
to the Paramount Chief of the chiefdom in which the elephants deposit 4
are killed from the amount of 4 deposited with him as
aforesaid a sum not exceeding 2 for each elephant killed. If
the licensee does not kill any elephant the amount of 4
deposited by him will be returned to him, or if he kills only one
elephant, 2 of the amount deposited will be returned to him.
12. If any licensee shall refuse to make such deposit of 4, Offences
when required so to do, or if he contravenes any of the conditions
mentioned in regulation 10, he shall be guilty of an offence.
LICENCES TO NATIVES TO HUNT ELEPHANTS.
13. (1) No native shall hunt any elephant without having Licences to
a licence so to do, granted by the District Commissioner in whose natives to
district he intends to hunt. hnt
elephants
(2) A District Commissioner shall not issue such a licence
except on the recommendation of a Paramount Chief that the
applicant is a proper person to receive the same and that the
weapon which he proposes to use is suitable.









No. 13 of
1924. Wild Animals, Birds and Fish Preservation (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1924.

(3) Such licences shall, so far as circumstances may permit,
be in accordance with the Form E herein, and shall be issued
free of charge.
HUNTING OF ELEPHANTS. TRADE IN ELEPHANTS' TUSKS.
Forests 14. All areas which are or may be hereafter constituted
reserves to forest reserves under the Forestry Ordinance, 1912, shall be
be elephant reserves within which it shall be unlawful to hunt any elephant
reserves without the special permission of the Governor.

Offences 15. Any person, whether native or non-native, who shall-
(a) hunt any cow-elephant or young elephant except
when such elephant is injuring or is about to
injure crops, cattle, a house or other property,
or 0
(b) hunt any elephant by any other means than
shooting, or
(c) hunt any elephant without having a licence so to
do, or in contravention of such licenc3. or
(d) hunt any elephant within the limits of a forest
S reserve constituted under the Forestry Ordinance,
1912, without the special permission of the
Governor,
shall be guilty of an offence.
Elephant's 16. An elephant's tusk which weighs less than thirty pounds
tusk weigh- shall not be sold or bartered, or attempted to be sold or bartered,
bess t toh and any person selling or bartering or attempting to sell or barter
be sold any such tusk shall be guilty of an offence, and every such tusk
'sold or bartered or attempted to be sold or bartered shall be for-
feited to His Majesty.
This regulation shall apply to all persons, whether natives or
non-natives.
NOTIFICATIONS AND RETURNS.
Notification 17. (1) Every native to whom a licence may be granted to hunt
of killing of elephants shall within thirty days of killing an elephant in any
elephants by chiefdom inform the Paramount Chief of such chiefdom.
natives *
(2) Every Paramount Chief shall as soon as possible report
to the District Commissioner the killing by any native of any
elephant in his chiefdom, and shall give the name of such native.
(3) Any failure to comply with the provisions of this
regulation shall constitute an offence.
Returns by 18. Every District Commissioner shall enter such particulars
District as he may be able of the killing of any elephant in his district
Commis- in a register which he shall keep for that purpose, and shall, in
sionersof the month of January of each year, send to the Provincial
elephants
killed Commissioner the particulars so entered in respect of the previous
year.









o.. 13. of
Wild Animals, Birds and Fish Preservation (Amendment) .1"924.
Ordinance, 1924.

19. Every Provincial Commissioner shall, in the month of leturnsby, -
Provincial
January in each year, send to the Colonial Secretary a return of commissioners
all the elephants which he may know to have been killed in his kiephan
province during the previous year.

.Every licensee shall, within one month after the expiration Return by
of ay licence held by him, or, should he leave Sierra Leone non-native,
(that is to say the Colony and the Protectorate) not intending licensees
to return before the expiration of such licence, then before he so
leaves Sierra Leone, furnish the Colonial Secretary with an
accurate return of all wild animals killed by him during the
peFiod of such licence.

Any licensee who fails to comply with the requirements of this
relations shall be guilty of an offence.

This regulation shall not apply to natives.

PENALTIES.
21. (1) Any person who is guilty of any offence under these Penalties
Regulations shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a
fine not exceeding twenty-five pounds or to imprisonment, with
or without hard labour, for a term not exceeding six months.
(2) It shall be lawful for a Magistrate or a District
Commissioner, as the case may be, to order the forfeiture of any
tusk, hide, horn, pad, tail or other trophy which has been obtained
by killing an animal in circumstances which would have
dontittuted an offence under these Regulations, had such killing
not being in self-defence or unintentional, and the trophy so Revocation of
confiscated shall be sold by public auction and the proceeds of Ref ions
such sale shall form part of the general revenue of the Colony.

22. The Game Licence Reguftions, 1914, are hereby revoked.

FORM A.
Qualified Licence to Government Officers.-Fee 10/- Regulations
3 and 13
Licence is hereby granted to (1) (2) to hunt (1 Na
any wild animal except elephants, rhinoceroses and hippopotami of fier
for one year from the date hereof, provided the said (1) (2) Insert
is during the year an officer serving in the Colony or office
Protectorate.

Dated at this day of ,19


Governor.
This licence is not transferable










No. 13 of
S192. Wild Animals, Birds and Flsh Preservation (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1924.

.Regulation 3 FORM. B.
'. Full licence to Government Officer.-Fee 5.

(1.) Name of Licence is hereby granted to (1) (2)
-offider to- hunt any wild animal; provided that this licence shall not
office authorize the killing or capturing of more than two of each of
S* .the following animals, namely:-elephants. rhinoceroses or
h, hippoptami, nor the hunting of any cow-elephant or young
clephant.
,This. licence shall be in force for a period of one year
from the date hereof, provided that the said (1)
is .during such period an officer serving in the Colony or
-Protectorate.
Dated at this day of ,19

Governor.
This licence is not transferable.

FORM C.

Regulation 3 Qualified General Licence.-Fee 3.

Licence is hereby granted to of
to hunt any wild animal except elephants, rhinoceroses and
hippopotami for one year from the date hereof.
Dated at this day of ,19

Governor.
This licence is not transferable.

FORM D.
Regulation 3 Full General Licence.-Fee 25.
Licence is hereby granted to of
to hunt any wild animal; provided that this licence shall not
authorize the killing or capturing of more than two of each
of the following animals, namely :-elephants, rhinoceroses or
hippopotami, nor the hunting of any cow-elephant or young
elephant.
This licence shall be in force for the period of one year from
the date hereof.
Dated at this day of 19

Governor.

10 This licence is not transferable.


*








43

Wild Animals, BirMds and Fish Preseuration (Amendment)
4iOrdinanje, 1924. .


FORM E.
Free Elephant Licence to Native,


No. 13 of
S1924 '.


4a


Licence is hereby granted to of
in the Chiefdom to hunt elephants.


This licence shall be in force for the period of one year, f-hoi-'
the date hereof. : .
,


Mated at


day of


,19


District Commissioner.


This licence is not transferable.


Passed in the Legislative Council this fourth
in the year of our Lord One thousand nine
twenty-four.


day of June,
hundred and


SJ. L JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.





THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared by
me with the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council and
found by me to be a true and correct copy of the said Bill.


J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.


MY. 14O7~.


,.
""







44

sierraa Leone Railway (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.







COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE.

No. 14 of 1924.


In His Majesty's name I assent
to this Ordinance this twentieth
day of June, 1924.




A. R. SLATER,
Governor.


AN ORDINANCE to Amend Further the Sierra
Leone Railway Ordinance, 1898.

(21st June, 1924.)


BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone,
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof, as follows :-


1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Sierra Leone Railway
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1924; it shall apply to the Colony and
the Protectorate, and shall be read as one with the Sierra Leone
Railway Ordinance, 1898, in this Ordinance referred to as the
Principal Ordinance.

2. (1) Section two of the Principal Ordinance shall be amended
by the addition thereto of the following:-

"(11) The term Railway Administration' shall mean
the officer or officers responsible for the adminis-
tration of any railway constructed, established and
maintained under the provisions of this Ordinance
and any Ordinance amending the same."


Amendment of
section49 of (2) Sub-section (3) of section forty-nine of the Principal
Ordinance No. Ordinance is hereby repealed.
12 of 1898


Date of
commence-
ment


Short title,
application
and
construction


Amendment
of section 2
of
Ordinance
No. 12 of
1898








No. t4 -of
Sir,,rf'a Leone Railway (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924. 1924.

8. Section eighteen of the Principal Ordinance shall be Amendment
amended by the omission of the words Such tolls in respect of of section 18
the conveyance of passengers, passengers' luggage, animals and of Ordinance
No 12 of
goods upon and by the railway shall be paid to such persons, and 1898
at stich places upon or near the railway, and in such manner, and
under such regulations as the General Manager subject to the
approval of the Governor in Council shall appoint; and."

4. The Principal Ordinance shall be amended by substituting Amendment
the words Power to make bye-laws and rules" for the words of Ordinance
" The Governor in Council to make Regulations occurring between .12 of
sections twenty-one and twenty-two.

5. Section twenty-two of the Principal Ordinance shall be epet and
repealed and the following shall be substituted therefore :- of section
-22 of Ordinance
.No. 12 of 18V
"22. (1) The General Manager may, subject to the approval' Power to
of the Governor in Council, make bye-laws for all make bye
or any of the following purposes, namely:- laws
(a) for preventing the commission or continuance
of any offences or nuisances on the railway;
(b) for preventing trespasses upon or injury, to
the railway ;
(c) for maintaining order in, or regulating the
use of, railway stations and the approaches
thereto ; and
(d) generally, for regulating the travelling upon
and use of the railway.

(2) Any person who is guilty of a contravention of
any bye-law made under this section shall, on
summary conviction thereof, be liable to a fine not
exceeding ten pounds."

"22A. (1) The General Manager may, subject to the Power to
approval of the Governor in Council, make rules make rules
for the purpose of fixing fares, rates, classifying
animals and goods, imposing conditions with
respect to the receiving, forwarding and
I delivering of any animals and goods, andgenerally
for any purpose relating to traffic on the railway.
(2) The power conferred by this section to make
rules shall, without prejudice to the generality
of such power, be deemed to include the power
to make rules-
(a) providing for the payment of a penalty fee in
addition to the fare in the case of passengers
who are on trains without having a proper







46
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1924. Sierra Leone Railway (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924,

ticket, or travelling beyond the place
authorized by the ticket held, or travelling
for any time in a carriage of a superior class
than that authorized by the ticket held; and
(b) providing in cases in which there shall be a
doubt as to the actual distance which a
passenger shall have travelled without a
proper ticket, or beyond the place authorized
by the ticket held, or in a carriage of a class
superior to the class authorized by the ticket
held, for the determination of the distance
which such passenger shall be deemed to
have so travelled."

Provision 22B. Any provision made by the General Manager and
made under approved by the Governor in Council under either
either of the last two preceding sections shall, whether
sectinn 2or termed a bye-law or a rule, be valid if \alid either
vild i f %ld as a bye-law under section twenty-two or as a rule
as a bye-law under section 22A ; provided that sub-section (2) of
or a rule section twenty-two shall not apply in the case of a
provision which is not both termed a bye-law and
valid as- such ".
Saving of 6. Nothing in the Ordinance contained shall be deemed in
existing bye- any way to affect any bye-laws, rules or regulations in force
laws, etc. under the Principal Ordinance or any Ordinance amending the
same.
Amendment of 7. Section twenty-three of the Principal Ordinance shall be
section 23 of ed bt
Ordinance No. amended by the omission of the words rule or" and the words
12 of 1898 rule or rules."
epealn o '8. Section twenty-five of the Principal Ordinance shall be
replacement of 8.
section 25 of repealed and the following shall be substituted therefor:-
OrdinanceNo. r
12 of 1898 "25. (1) Every person travelling on the railway shall
require pro- upon payment of his fare, be furnished with a
tickets of ticket specifying the class of carriage for, and the
station from, and the station to, which the fare
has been paid. Such ticket shall remain the
property of the Railway Administration.
(2) Every passenger shall, on request by a railway
official, either produce, or, if so requested, deliver
up, a ticket showing that his fare has been paid,
or pay his fare, or give the railway official his
name and address, -and in case of default such
passenger shall be guilty of an offence and, on
summary conviction thereof, shall be liable to a
fine not exceeding fifty shillings.
(3) The liability of an offender to punishment under
this section shall not prejudice the recovery of
any fare. payable by him.








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Sierga Leone Railway (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.


No. 14 of
1924.


(4) In this section the expression "fare" includes
any penalty fee which may be payable in virtue
of any rules made under section 22A of this
Ordinance or under any Ordinance amending the
same."


9. Section twenty-seven of the Principal Ordinance shall be Amendment
amended by the substitution.of the words ten pounds" for the of section 27
of Ordinance
words fifty shillings." No. 12 of
f 1898

10. Section twenty-four of the Principal Ordinance and epealof
section 24 of
section four of the Sierra Leone Railway Amendment Ordinance, ordinance No.
1911, are hereby repealed. ocoS9 oad
Ordinance No.
4 of 1911





Passed in the Legislative Council this fourth day of June,"
in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and
twenty-four.






J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.






THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared by,
me with the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council and
found by me to be a true and correct copy of the said Bill.








J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council. M.P. 339823.










Post Office (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.






COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE.
No. 15 of 1924.
In His Majesty's name I assent
Sto this Ordinance this twenty-
third day of July, 1924.
H. C. LUKE,
Acting Governor.

AN O DIDINANCE to Amend the Post Offite
Date of Consolidation Ordinance, 1904.
commence- (26th July, 1924.)
meant BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone,
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof, as follows:-
Short title 1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Post Office
and (Amendment) Ordinance, 1924, and shall be deemed to have
commence-
cme nce- come into operation on the first day of December, nineteen
hundred and twenty-three.
Amendment 2. Section thirty-two of the Post Office Consolidation
of section 32 Ordinance, 1904, shall be amended by the substitution for the
of Ordinance paragraph numbered (3) of the following two paragraphs :
(3) For declaring what articles may or may not be
transmitted as postal matter, and for specifying
any conditions upon which any article may be
so transmitted and any authority whose
permission shall be first obtained;
(3a) For the determination of the rates of postage to be
be charged on articles transmitted as postal matter."
Amendment 3. Section eight of the Post Office (Amendment) Ordinance,
of section 8 1922, shall be amended by the omission of the paragraph
of Ordinance numbered (2).
No. 10 of
1922 Passed in the Legislative Council this Twenty-second day
of July, in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred
and twenty-four.
J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.
THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared
by me with the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council
and found by me to be a true and correct copy of the said Bill.
J. L, JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.









Tmgyn /,, f P .Q ir. (Aimendmetment) Ordinance, 1924.


1


COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE.


No. 16 of 1924.

In His Majesty's name I assent
to this Ordinance this twenty-
third day of July. 1924.



H. C. LUKE,
Acting Goverior.


AN ORDINANCE to Amend
Paupers Ordinance, 1909.


the Immigrant


(26th July, 1924.) Date of
commence-
ment

BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone,
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof, as follows :-

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Immigrant Paupers Short title
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1924.

2. Sub-section (1) of section two of the Immigrant Paupers Amendment
Ordinance, 1909, shall be amended by deleting the words "and of section 2
within the period covered by the engagement or any further (1 of No.24
engagement made with the same person, firm, company or
association, such person becomes destitute" and substituting
therefore the words "and within a period of eighteen months
from the date of such arrival such person becomes, if in the
Colony, in the opinion of the Commissioner of Police, or if in
the Protectorrate, in the opinion of a Provincial Commissioner,
destitute."


0


i..
sl ,










Immigrant tPupers (Amendment) Ordinance* 924.


Passed in the Legislative Council this Twenty-second day of
July, in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred
Sand twenty-four.






J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.




*





THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared by
me with th6 Bill which has passed the Legislative Council
andf ound by me to be a true and correct copy of the said Bill.







J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.


No. 16 of
1924.


XM.p.mA4.


. It









Undesirr 1e Persons ( evemii~tin If mmigredion) O rdnaae,
1924,






COLOI'Y OF SIERRA LEONE.

No. 17 of 1924.

In His Majesty's name I assent
to this Ordinance this twenty-
third day of July, 1924.

H. C. LUKE,
Acting Governor.

AN ORDINANCE to Prevent Certain Descrip-
tions of Persons from Entering Sierra "
Leone.
Date of
(2Sth July, 1924.) commence-
ment
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone,
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereuif, as follows;-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Utndesipable Persons Short title
(Prevention iof Immigration) Ordinance, 1924, and shall apply to and
the Colony and the Proteetorate. application
2. In this Ord&Aanoe, watess the eontext otherwise requires,- Iterpreta-
tion
B Sierra Leone includes the Prbectorate i
'' Proper officer" includes the Commissioner of Police, the
Assistant Commissioner of Police, an Inspector or
Sub-Inspector of Police, the Harbour Master, the
Deputy ~Harbour Master, the Comptroller of Customs,
the Assistant Comptroller of Customs or a District
Qomnaissioner s
'*Tiot. or insane person means any person being or
appearing to be an idiot or insane person, b ot b teing
or appearing to be of any of the classes (a), (), (d, (, e)r)
(f) defined in section fonr of this Ordinance.

3. This Ordinance shall not apply to the following persons :- Exempted
(a) Natives of Sierra Leonepersons
(a) Natives of Sierra Leone;








Io. i? of
1924. Undesirable Persons (Prevention of Immigration) Ordinance,
1924.

(b) Persons in the service of the Government of Sierra
Leone;
(c) Officers and the members of the crews of His Majesty's
ships or of the ships of any friendly power;
(d) Any member of His Majesty's military, diplomatic or
consular service;
(e) Any person duly accredited to Sierra Leone by any
Government;
(f) Any person in the service of the Government of a
neighboring country entering and passing, through
Sierra Leone to or from such country.
Prohibited 4. The immigration into Sierra Leone by land or sea of any
immigrants of the persons being or appearing to be of any of the classes
defined in this section (in this Ordinance referred to as prohibited
immigrants ") is prohibited :-
(a) Any person without visible means of support or any
person who is likely to become a pauper or a public
.charge by reason of becoming destitute of means of
subsistence.
(b) Any idiot or insane person;
(c) Any person who, not having received a free pardon, has
been convicted in any country of murder or an offence
for which a sentence of imprisonment has been passed
for any term, and who by reason of the circumstances
connected therewith is deemed by the Governor to be
an undesirable immigrant;
(d) Any prostitute;
(e) Any person who, from information offically received
by the Governor from the Secretary of State, or from
the officer administering the government of any British
colony or protectorate, or from any foreign minister, or
from any officer administering the government of any
foreign colony or protectorate, is deemed by the
Governor to be an undesirable immigrant;
(f) Any person who is shown, by information which the
Governor may deem sufficient, to be likely to conduct
himself so as to be dangerous to peace and good order
in Sierra Leone, or to excite enmity between the people
of Sierra Leone and His Majesty, or tottrigne against
His Majesty's power and authority in Sierra Leone.
Entry of 5. Any prohibited immigrant, other than an idiot or insane
Prohibited person, who, after having been notified by a proper officer that he
immigrants
after is4a prohibited immigrant, enters Sierra Leone, shall be guilty of
notification an offence, and shall, whether a prosecution in respect of such
an offence offence is instituted against him or not, be liable to be deported,
and, in the event of a prosecution, such deportation may be effected
either during any term of imprisonment imposed upon him or at
any time within three months after he has served such term of
imprisonment.






.*--,.. -- '- -


S' No. 17 of
Undesirable PersoA '(Prevention of Irki igfation) 'dWinance, 1924.
1924.

6. (1) Any prohibited immigrant, other than an idiot or insane Prohibited
person, who after entering Sierra Leone is notified by a proper immigrants
notified after
officer that he is anprohibited immigrant, and any idiot or insane enteringer
person, shall be liable to be deported at any time within eighteen liable. to
months of his entering Sierra Leone. deportation
(2) For tlne purposes of this section it shall be immaterial
whether such iinmigrant was a prohibited immigrant at the time
of his entering Sierra Leone or not.
7 In *any case where it is proposed to deport under this Right to
Ordinance any person who has entered Sierra Leone, and who has show cause
not been convicted, of an offence under section five of this before
Ordinance, such person, not being an idiot or insane person, shall deportation
be given-an opportunity of urging any reasons why he should not
be4ieported before some person appointed by the Governor for the
purpose, and the person so appointed shall communicate the
substance of such reasons, if any, to the Governor. The decision
of the Governor shall be final.
8. Any proper officer, constable or Court Messenger may for Power of
the purposes of this Ordinance go on board 'any ship as often as he constables to
may consider necessary. board ships
9. Any proper, officer, constable or court messenger- Power of
(a) may prevent any prohibited immigrant from entering arrest, etc.
Sierra Leone by land or sea;
(b) in any case where a prohibited immigrant arrives at
Sierra Leone in a ship and leaves such ship, may, at any
tine before the ship leaves Sierra Leone, arrest such
immigrant without a warrant and take him on board
and hand him over to the custody of the master of the
ship, provided that in the event of such immigrant
expressing a desire to obtain the decision of the
Governor as to whether he is to be deported, the
procedure prescribed in section seven. o'fthis Ordinance
shall be followed;
(c) may without a warrant arrest any person in Sierra Leone
who has been notified by a proper officer under either
section five or section six of this Ordinance that he is
a jprjibited immigrant.
10. Any person who is liable to deportation under this Power to
Ordinance may be detained in prison, or in the case of. an idiot detain in
or insane person in a lunatic asylum, pending such person's custody
34 ersons
deportation; liable to
Provided that such detention shall not without the warrant deportation
of a Magistrate or a District Commissioner exceed seven days;
Providedfurther that if any person-
(a) is arrested but not prosecuted, and is not deported
within three months of such arrest, or









Ko. 17 of
1924." Undesirable Persons (FT v:' lai,i of Immigration) Ordinance,
1924.

S(b) is prosecuted under this Ordinance and sentenced to a
term of imprisonment and is not deported within three
months after he has served such term of imprisonment,
such person shall be set at liberty and his liability to deportation
under this Ordinance shall'cease.

Deportation 11. When a person is liable to deportation as a prohibited
of immigrant and cannot be placed on board the ship, if any, from
prohibited which he disembarked, a proper officer may, with the approval
immigrants of the Governor, make a contract with the owner, agent or
master of any ship for the conveyance of the prohibited
immigrant to a port in the United Kingdom or in or near such
immigrant's country of birth, and such immigrant with his
personal effects may be placed by a constable or court messenger
on board such ship.
Liability of 12. (1) The owner, the agent in Sierra Leone of the owner,
ship-owners, and the master of any ship from which any prohibited immigrant
etc., in shall land or be landed shall be jointly and severally liable to pay
respect of
prohibited to the Government all expenses incurred by the Government in
immigrant connection with the maintenance and transport of such immigrant
and his deportation from Sierra Leone.
Liability of (2) Any person who shall be instrumental in bringing into
person Sierra Leone any idiot or insane person, shall be liable to pay to
ringing the Government all expenses which may be incurred by the
'insane
ersone Government in connection with the maintenance and transport of
p such idiot or insane person and his deportation from Sierra Leone.

Recovery of (3) The amount of any such expenses as are mentioned in
expenses this section shall be recoverable in an action brought by or in the
name of the Commissioner of Police.

Visiting and 13. (1) Notwithstanding anything in this Ordinance contained,
transit a prohibited immigrant may apply to a proper officer for a pass
passes to enter Sierra Leone for a temporary visit, or for the purpose of
passing through Sierra Leone to, or embarking for, some other
country.
Such passes are hereinafter referred to as.J visiting passes"
and transit passes," respectively.
(2) The applicant shall attend before the jper officer and
shall answer such questions as the proper officemay put to him
for the purpose of ascertaining whether or not the pass shall be
granted.
#a (3) If the proper officer shall decide to grant the pass he
all require the applicant or some person on his behalf to
deposit such sum, if any, not exceeding sixty pounds as the
Governor may determine.

Period of 14. (1) A visiting pass shall authorize the person named
visiting pass therein to enter Sierra Leone and to remain therein during the
period stated in the pass. Such period shall not, without the








No. 17 of
Undesirable Persons (Prevention of Immigration) Ordinance, .1924.
1924.

permission of the Governor, exceed twenty-one days froi the
date of the pass; provided that the Governor may extend-guch 4
period from time to time.
(2) The money deposited in respect of a visiting pass shall
be returned to the depositor upon the pass holder quitting Sierra
Leone within the time named in the pass or any extension
thereof.
15. (1) A transit pass shall authorize the person named Effect of
therein to enter Sierra Leone and to proceed with all reasonable transit pass
speed to the place specified therein as the place at which he is to
embark or leave Sierra Leone, and thence to leave Sierra Leone
or embark on the first available opportunity.
(2) The money deposited in respect of a transit pass shall
b returned to the depositor upon the pass holder quitting Sierra
Leone.
16. A prohibited immigrant who, having entered Sierra Leone Penalty for
in pursuance of a visiting or transit pass, shall remain in Sierra outstaying
Leone beyond the time allowed by such pass, shall be guilty of time allowed
an offence, and may be dealt with in the same manner as a by pass
prohibited immigrant who, after having been notified by a proper
officer that he is a prohibited immigrant, enters Sierra Leone in
contravention of section five of this Ordinance, and any sum
deposited in respect of his pass shall be forfeited and shall be
paid into the general revenue of the Colony.
17. Any person who-
(a) aids or assists any prohibited immigrant to enter Offences,
sierra Leone in contravention of this Ordinance : or
(b) resists or obstructs, actively or passively, any officer in
the exercise of his powers under this Ordinance; or
(c) by any false statement obtains for himself or any
other person a visiting or transit pass ; or
(d) being the master of a ship knowingly permits any
prohibited immigrant to land from or leave his ship,
or I i-s-s to receive on board, or neglects to take
reasonable measures to keep on board, any prohibited
iI grant who shall have landed from or left his
ship and been replaced on board,
shall be guilty of an offence, and when a master of a ship is
charged with any such offence clearance outwards of the ship
may be refused until the charge has been heard and the kie
imposed, if any, has been paid.
18. Any person who is guilty of an offence under this Punihment
Ordinance sball. on conviction thereof before a Magistrate or in of offences
the Court of the District Commissioner, be liable to a fine not
exceeding fifty pounds or to- be imprisoned with or without
hard labour for a period not exceeding six months.









No. 17 of
1924.


Undesirable Persons (Prevention of Immigration) Ordinance,
1924.


Onus of 19. If in any prosecution under this Ordinance, or in any
proof' civil proceedings arising out of the exercise or supposed exercise
of any power cferred by this Ordinance, any question shall arise
as to whether or not any person is a prohibited immigrant, such
person shall be deemed to be a prohibited immigrant unless the
contrary is proved.

No. 24 of 20. The provisions of this Ordinance shall not be deemed
to derogate from any of the rights and liabilities conferred or
imposed by the Immigrant Paupers Ordinance, 1909, or any
Ordinance amending or substituted for the same.


*


Passed in the Legislative Council this Twenty-second day of
July, in the year of our Lord Ojne thousand nine hundred
and twenty-four.


J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.








THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been careful cAmpared by me
with the Bill which has passed the LegislatiW Council and
found by me to be a true and correct copy of the said Bill.







J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.


M.P. 1608o23.








57 :

Supplemeqtary Appropriation Ordinance, 1923.







COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE.

No. 18 of 1924.

SIn His Majesty's name I assent
-. V
to this Ordinance this twenty-
eighth day of July, 1924.

H. C. LUKE,
Acting Governor.

AN ORDINANCE to Legalise Certain Payments
made in the year 1923 for the Public
Service of the Colony, in Excess of the
Appropriations authorized by Law.

(2nd August, 1924.) Date of
commence-
ment
WHEREAS certain expenditure has been incurred for the Preamble
Public Service of the Colony in the year 1923, in excess of
the appropriations authorized for that purpose :
AND WHEREAS it is expedient that such expenditure should be
sanctioned by law:
BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony
of Sierra Leone, with the advice and consent of the Legislative
Council thereof, as follows :-

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Supplementary Appro- Short title
priation Ordinance, 1923.

2. The sums of money set forth in the Schedile hereto Sanction for
annexed, having been expended for the services therein resped- expenditure
tively mentioned beyond the amount sanctioned and appropriated ein 1923 ap
by the appropriation Ordinance, 1923, the same are hereby propriaiton
declared to have been duly and necessarily paid, laid out and authorized
expended for the Service of the Colony in the year 1923, and are by No. 25 of.
hereby approved, allowed and granted in addition to the amount 1923
mentioned in the Ordinance aforesaid.









4No. 18 of
1924.


Passed in the Legislative Council this Twenty-second day of
July, in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and
w enty-four.







J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.








THIS PRINTED IMPRESSION has been carefully compared by
me with the Bill which has passed the Legislative Council and
found by me to be a true and correct copy of the said Bill.







J. L. JOHN,
Clerk of Legislative Council.


Supplementary Appropriation Ordinance, 1923.

SCHEDULE.

Supplementary
No. Head of Service. Appropriation
Authorized.

d. s.
2 Pensions 13.263 15 10
17 West African Frontier Force 1,455 4 11
20 Miscellaneous Services 8,120 16 9
22 Public Works Recurrent 3,069 12 5
23 Public Works Extraordinary 562 16 9

26,472 6 8


M.P. 17m6!24.









Education Ordinance, 1924.






COLONY OF SIERRA LEONE.

No. 19 of 1924.

In His Majesty's name I assent
Lto this Ordinance this fifth day
of August, 1924.

H. C. LUKE,
Acting Governor.


AN ORDTNANCE to Amend and Consolidate
the Law Relating to the Promotion and
Assistance of Education in Sierra Leone.

(1st January, 1925.) Date of
commence-
ment
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Sierra Leone,
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof, as follows :-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Education Ordinance, Short title
1924; it shall apply to the Colony and to the Protectorate, and application
shall come into operation on the first day of January, 1925. and
commence-
ment
2. In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires, Interpreta
tion
"Colony includes the Protectorate;
"Director" means the Director of Education;
"Board" means the Board of Education appointed under
this Ordinance:
Managers means such person or persons resident in the
Colony as are- the governing body of a school, and who, if
not the owners of, or having the legal interest in, the school
building vested in them, are the representatives of, or
appointed by, the person or persons owning the school
building or having the legal interest therein vested in him
or them;









No.- 19 of
1924. Education Ordinance, 1924.

"Local Managers means the person or persons appointed
to be, or approved of as, the local managers of a school by
the managers;
"School" means a school or institution or department of a
school or institution giving instruction in elementary,
secondary, technical, industrial, agricultural or commercial
education ;
"Public Elementary School" means a school in which
elementary instruction is given in accordance with rules
made under this Ordinance;
"Public Secondary School" means a school of higher
education, approved as such by the Director, in which
higher education. is given in accordance with rules made
under this Ordinance;
"Industrial School" means a school at which either all the
pupils, or a proportion of them fixed by the Director,
devote not less than ten hours a week to manual .labour,
that is to say, to some handicraft, manufacturing process,
or agricultural work or, in the case of females, domestic
science, on a plan approved by the Director;
"Government School" means a school established by the
Colonial Government and maintained wholly or in part
from public funds;
"Assisted School" means a public elementary, public
secondary, or industrial school, which is for the time being
in receipt of a grant from the public funds of the Colony;
"Capitation Grant" means a grant made in aid of any
school annually out of the public funds of the Colony,
based ot the number of pupils attending such school;
"Training Institution" means an institution for the
training of teachers.

Education 3. (1) There shall be a Director of Education who shall be
Department appointed by the Governor and shall hold office during pleasure,
and shall be charged with the superintendence of matters relating
to education in the Colony.
(2) The department of the Director established under the
Education Ordinance, 1911, shall henceforth be styled the
Education Department.

Board of 4. (1) There shall be established a Board of Education
Education consisting of the Director and thirteen or more other members
appointed by the Governor.
(2) Every member of the Board other than the Director
shall cease to hold office on the expiration of three years from
his appointment, but shall be eligible for reappointment.








No, -19 of
Education Ordinance, 1924. 1924.

(3) Any member other than the Director may at any time
resign his seat on the Board.

(4) Any member who has not attended at least one-third
of the meetings of the Board held during any twelve
consecutive months of his tenure of office shall be considered to
have vacated his seat on the Board, unless he has been absent
with the Governor's permission.

(5) In the case ol the illness, incapacity or temporary
absence from the Colony of any member of the Board, the
Governor may appoint some other person to be a member of the
Board temporarily in the place of such member.

5. (1) The Board may mal rules for all or any of the Power of
following purposes:- the Board of
Education
to make
(a) for the conduct of their business; rules
(b) for determining the systems of instruction in elemen-
tary, secondary, technical, industrial, agricultural and
commercial education to be followed by schools giving
any such education;

(c) for determining courses of studies and instruction for
such schools;
(d) for the establishment and for the management of
institutions for the training of teachers;
(e) for ensuring that the buildings and equipment of
schools and training institutions shall be adequate, and
that such buildings and equipment shall be kept clean
and in good repair ;
(f) for determining the books and apparatus to be used in
schools and training institutions;
(g) for determining the minimum staff of teachers for
schools and training institutions;
(h) for determining the educational and other qualifications
to be held or possessed by teachers in schools and
training institutions;
(i) for prescribing the terms on which such teachers may
be employed, the circumstances in which they must
or may be dismissed, and the persons who may
dismiss them;
(j) for determining the duties of the managers and of the
local managers of schools and the manner of the
performance of such duties;
(k) for determining the records, registers and account
books to be kept at schools and training institutions,
and the returns to be made;









No. 19 of
1924. Education Ordinance, 1924.

(1) for the granting of certificates of competency to
teachers in schools;
(m) for regulating the transfer of pupils from one school
to another;
(n) for the inspection of schools and training institutions;
(o) for the award of grants from public funds for the
assistance and furtherance of any such education as is
mentioned in paragraph (b) of this sub-section and of
the training of teachers, and for determining the
method of assessing the amounts of such grants;
(p) for regulating the award and tenure of scholarships
and exhibitions provided from public funds; and
(q) generally, for the conduct and management of schools
and training institutions, and for giving effect to the
purposes of this Ordinance. 0
(2) No rules made by the Board under this Ordinance
shall come into force before the same have been approved by the
Legislative Council.
(3) The Legislative Council may amend any rules made by
the Board under this Ordinance or may substitute other rules
instead thereof, without further reference to the Board.
(4) Unless and until such rules shall be made by the Board
the rules contained in the Schedule to this Ordinance shall be in
force.

Duties of 6. It shall be the duty of the Board to advise the Director on
the Board all matters connected with the education of youth in the Colony
which are referred to them by him, and it shall' be competent for
the Board to make suggestions to the Director on matters connected
with such education, even though he has not referred such matters
to the Board.

Proceedings 7. The proceedings of the Board shall be governed by
of the rules contained in the Schedule to this Ordinance and by
Board such other rules as may be made by the Board under section
five of this Ordinance.

Duties of 8. It shall be the duty of the Director-
the Director (a) to award all grants according to the systems prescribed
by rules made under this Ordinance and to make a
report thereon to the Board ;
(b) to make, on or before the thirtieth day of June in
every year, a report on the state of every assisted or
Government school;
(c) to carry out the provisions of this Ordinance and any
rules made thereunder; and
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9. The Governor may appoint a Chief Inspector of 'Schools-.Appoint- -
and such other inspectors of schools, officers, masters, cleiks and .ent.
servants, as he may consider requisite for the purposes of this P.Qfficers,
Ordinance. etc.

10. The Governor may from time to time establish Govern- Govern-
ment schools. All schools established by the Governor prior to ment
the commencement of -this Ordinance shall be deemed to ie schools
Government schools established under this Ordinance.

11. Public elementary schools, public secondary schools, train- Capitation
ing institutions, industrial schools and such other schools as the and other
Governor in Council may from time to time approve, may receive grants
from the public funds of the Colony capitation grants and such other
grants as may from time to "time be awarded under this
Ojlinance.

12. No assistance shall be given to any school in respect of No grants in
any infant under the age of four years, respect of
infants
under four
13. (1) The Director may withhold the whole or such part as years
he may determine of any capitation grant which but for this section Conditions
would be payable to a school, if any of the following conditions of capitation
are not satisfied:- grants to
(a) that the management of the school is vested in schools
managers or local managers who are responsible for
the payment of the teachers' salaries and all other
expenses of the school;
(b) that the managers or local managers of the school
have furnished a proper and accurate statement of its
income and expenditure from a cash book kept for
this purpose, which is produced for investigation
when required;
(c) that the school is not conducted for private profit;
(d) that the income of the school from all sources is
exclusively applied to the maintenance of the school;
(e) that the school has been certified by the Director as
being qualified for a grant;
(f) that the school is open to all children irrespective of
race or religion, and that no child receives any
religious instruction objected to by the parent or
guardian of such child, or is compelled to be present
when such instruction is being imparted;
(g) that in the year in respect of which the grant is
payable not less than thirty pupils, or sych smaller
number of pupils as the Director may determine,
attended not less than sixty-six per centum of the
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(h) that, subject to the following paragraph, the principal
or head teacher receives school fees from each pupil at
the rate of not less than one penny per week;
provided that where more than one child of the same
lamnly attends the same school the fees may at the
discretion of the managers or local managers be
reduced by one-half for each additional child of that
family;
(i) that children approved by the Director in consultation
with the managers of the school concerned on the
ground that their parents or guardians are unable to pay
the ordinary school fees are received and taught gratui-
tously or upon such terms as the Director and
managers may think fit;
(j) that in the opinion of the Director the -school is
necessary for the educational needs of the locality ;*
(k) that the teachers are in receipt of salaries in accordance
with a scale prescribed by the Board;
(1) that the rules made under this Ordinance relating to
assisted schools are duly observed;
Provided that the Director "may dispense with the condition
mentioned in paragraph (h) in the case of industrial schools and
in the case of schools maintained by voluntary contributions
mainly for the instruction or training of orphan or destitute
children.
(2) The Director may withhold the whole or any part, as he
shall determine of any capitation grant which, but for this section,
would be payable to a training institution if any of the conditions
prescribed by any rule made under this Ordinance are not satisfied.
Appoint- 14. (1) The Governor shall appoint such persons as he may
ment of think fit to be local managers of Government schools, and he may
local mana- in his discretion remove any such manager at any time.
gers
(2) The appointment of local managers of an assisted
school shall be communicated in writing as soon as possible to
the Director by the managers making such appointment, and any
change in the appointment shall likewise be so communicated.
Liability to 15. The managers and local managers of any school shall be
refund liable to refund to the Colonial Government all moneys paid to
grants them in respect of any grant,
(a) if any manager, local manager or teacher of the school
shall have made any false written representation
whereby the grant was obtained, or
(b) if such moneys or any part thereof shall have been
misapplied.

Cancellation 16. If any teacher shall be convicted of any criminal offence
of teachers' or be proved to the satisfaction of the Director to be leading a
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return, or make any false written declaration or statement with
reference to any condition mentioned in section thirteen of this
Ordinance, or any condition prescribed by any rule made under
this Ordinance, the Director may convene a meeting of the
Board for the consideration of the matter and shall, in the
event of an adverse finding by the Board, have power to
cancel the certificate of such teacher.

17. The Director may, out of funds specially voted by the Grant of
Legislative Council for that purpose, grant scholarships and scholarships
and exhibl-
exhibitions in accordance with rules made' under section five of tionse
this Ordinance,
18. On the recommendation of the Director the Governor in Power of
Council may authorize the payment of special grants- Governor in
Council to
(a) in aid of the building, equipment, maintenance or make special
carrying on of any school or other educational grants
institution, or
'(b) in the form of scholarships or exhibitions or otherwise
for the purpose of affording financial assistance to
students.
Such grants may be subject to such conditions as the Governor in
Council may think fit to specify.
19. Any person interested who considers himself aggrieved Appeals
by the manner in. which the Director has exercised any power
conferred upon him by this Ordinance or by any rules made
thereunder may appeal in writing to the Governor in Council
who shall finally determine the matter and give such directions
therein as the Governor in Council may think fit.
Statement
20. The Treasurer shall, on or before the thirty-first day of of grants to
March in every year, .lay before the Legislative Council a be laid
statement of the grants made by the Director and the Governor in before
Council during the previous year. Cgistive
21. The Director shall demand a sum of one shilling for Fees for
permission to search the record of certificates deposited in the records and
office of the Education Department, and a further sum of one supplying
shilling-for supplying an official copy of any such certificate. All
such sums shall form part of the general revenue of the Colony.
22. The Education Ordinance, 1911, and the EducationRepealof
Amendment) Ordinance, 1923, are hereby repealed. Nos. 13 of
1911 and 12
of 1923
THE SCHEDULE.
1. These rules may be cited as the Education Rules, 1924. Short title

PART I.
DEFINITIONS.
2. In these rules unless the context otherwise requires: Interpreta-
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School year % School Year means the period from the 1st day of
January to the 31st day of December in any year, both days
inclusive.

Attendance Attendance at an Elementary and Secondary school"
means the attendance of a pupil at instruction in the subjects
prescribed by these rules, and enumerated in Schedules
I and II, during at least two consecutive hours in the morn-
ing or in the afternoon in standard classes, and two hours in
the morning and one-and-a-half hours in the afternoon in
infant classes.

An attendance at an Industrial School" means the
attendance of a pupil at instruction in the subjects prescribed
by these rules for the time shown in Schedule III.

Average "Average Attendance" means the number found by
attendance dividing the total number of attendances made by the pupils
during the school year by the number of sessions during
that period..

PART II.

THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

Conduct of 3. (a) The Director may at any time convene a meeting of
business at the Board of Education and on the written requisition of three
meetings of
the Board members threof addressed to the Director and stating the
object of the meeting, the Director shall convene a meeting
of the Board.

(b) The Director or some person deputed by him shall be
the chairman of the Board. In the absence of the
Director, or such deputy, the members of the Board
present at a meeting shall choose one bf their number to
be chairman of such meeting.
(c) Five members of the Board shall constitute a quorum.

(d) Every question at a meeting shall be determined by a
majority of the votes of the members present and voting
on that question, and in case of an equal division of votes
the chairman shall have a second or casting vote.
(e) The proceedings of the Board shall not be invalidated
by any vacancy or vacancies in their number.

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(g) The business of every meeting of ,the Board, shall be Conduct of
proceeded with in the order laid down in the agenda, business.
notice of which shall be sent to each member of com-
mittee. When a quorum has been formed, the minutes
of the last meeting of the Board shall be read by the
Secretary and, if found correct, shall be passed. There
shall be no debates on the minutes except for the purpose
of amending the same as to their accuracy. After the
minutes, notices, if any, shall be handed in to the
chairman.

4. It shall be competent for any member of the Board to Motions
without
make any of the following motions without notice :- notice

Ca) That the minutes of the last meeting of the Board
Sbe confirmed or amended.
(4) That the report of any sub-committee be adopted,
modified, sent back for reconsideration, or rejected.
(c) That any petition or paper do lie on the table, be
printed or be rejected.
(d) That the Board adjourn.
(e) That any rples in this part be suspended to discuss any
matter of urgency.
5. When an amendment has been moved and seconded, it Amend-
shall be considered by the Board, and then put to the ments
vote, before the substantive motion.

6. All members must signify their intention of speaking by Conduct of
standing, after which they may resume their seats. Should speakers
two or more members rise to speak at one and the same time,
the chairman shall name who shall speak first. All members
shall address the Chair.
7. No member shall be allowed to read his speech, but he Speeches not
may quote from written or printed matter in support of his to be read
argument.

8. No member shall interrupt another member who is Interrup-
speaking, unless he rises to a point of order, when he shall tions
do so briefly, submitting the point of order to the decision of
the chairman.
9. It shall be competent for the Board to appoint from Sub-com-
their members sub-committees for the consideration and con- mittees
duct of special business.
10. All sub-committees, on the completion of their busi- Reports of
ness, shall report to the Board, at its meeting, the result of sub-commit
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Chairman of 11. On all sub-copzmittees there shall be an official repre-
sub-commit- sentation of at least one member, who shall act as chairman;
tee in his absence the sub-committee shall elect their own
chairman.
Application 12. The foregoing rules for the guidance of the Board shall
of rules to hold good in the case of, and so far as they apply to, all
sub-commit- sub-committees.
tees

PART III.
DUTIES OF MANAGERS.
Duties of 13. The managers shall be held responsible by the Director
managers for the conduct and efficient maintenance of their schools
and for the provision of all requisite furniture, books and
apparatus, for the payment of teachers' salaries, in accord-
ance with the scale of salaries prescribed by these rults,
and for all other expenses connected with the school, and
also for keeping the school buildings in a state of repair and
in a good sanitary condition.
Reports and 14. The maangers shall notify the Director of any change
returns in the school staff and shall be held responsible for the
supply of all returns prescribed by these rules or called for
by the Director, and for their accuracy.

Appoint- 15. The managers shall appoint a local manager to
ment of correspond with the Director for each school or group of
local schools, the local manager must not be a paid teacher in the
managers school. Notice must at once be given to the Director of any
change of local manager.

Checking of 16. The attendance register shall be checked at least once
registers in every three months by the manager or local manager
during the meeting of the school for secular instruction, at
a visit of which no previous notification has been made;
S on the occasion of every such visit such manager or local
manager shall certify in writing on the face of the attendance
register that this has been done, and that the register has
been found correct or as the case may be.
The manager or local manager shall make a quarterly
return in the form fo Schedule IX or Schedule X.


PART IV.
SCHooL BUILDINGS AND EQUIPMENT.

Buildings 17. All school buildings shall satisfy the requirements
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18. Space shall be provided inside every school house at Floor space
the rate of not less than ten superficial feet of floor and one
hundred cubic feet,for each pupil in average attendance.
19. On long desks each pupil shall be allotted not less than Seating
eighteen inches.
20. The window area shall not be less than one-eighth of Lighting
the floor space and every window shall be made open. and ventila-
tion
21. All floors, walls, ceilings, windows and furniture must Sanitation
be kept clean.
22. Latrine accommodation shall be provided for at the Latrines
rate of five per cent. of male and five per cent. of female
scholars and separately for each sex. It must be isolated at
a convenient distance and be well lighted.
43. All things in, round and about the school shall be kept Compound
in good sanitary condition and repair.
24. A sufficient supply of drinking water shall be provided. Water
25. In the case of new schools and in the case of existing Playground
schools, where in the opinion of the Director it is practicable,
adequate playground accommodation shall be provided.
26. In schools in the country a sufficient space, as required Garden
by the Director, shall be provided for a school garden.
27. No use shall be made of any school house which may Useofschool
in any way interfere with the regular use of the building for house.
school purposes.


PART V.
RECORDS, REGISTERS, ETC.
28. At each school the following records, etc., shall be Recordsto
kept and produced for the inspection of the Director or his be kept.
representative at any visit.
(a) Admission, class, progress and summary registers as
prescribed by the Education Department.
(b) A log book in which the head teacher shall enter from
time to time such events as the introduction of nw
books, apparatus or courses of instruction; all holidays
and authority therefore; a copy of the inspector's annual
report; absence, illness or failure of duty on the part of
the school staff; and any special circumstances affecting
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other reason, deserve to be recorded. He shall not enter
reflections or opinions of a general character in the log
book. No entry once made in the log book shall be
erased, removed, or altered in any way, except by subse-
quent entry.
(c) The Education Rules for the time being in force.
(d) Weekly records of work, literary and practical.
(e) A time-table as approved by the inspector, showing the
lessons of the various classes for each school day and the
times at which they are given. This must be conspi
cuously and permanently exhibited in the school.
(f) A teachers' attendance book.
(g) A portfolio or file for letters and circulars.

PART VI.
ADMISSION, TRANSFER AND AITBNDANCm.
Admission 29. Every pupil, on being admitted to a school, shall have
his name entered in the admission and class registers with
such other particulars as may be required.
Distinctions 30. No child shall be refused admission to any school on
of creed, etc. account of his class, creed or race.

Transfer 31. Except with the Director's approval, a pupil seeking
admission to a school, when he has left another, shall not be
admitted w thout a transfer certificate.

Transfer 32. The principal or head teacher shall be required to
certificate furnish every pupil leaving a school with a transfer certificate
in the form prescribed in Schedule VII and endorsed by the
parent or guardian.
Provided that he may withhold it until such time as all fes
due in respect of such pupil have been paid.

Refusal of 33. Any case of refusal on the part of the principal or
transfer head teacher to issue a transfer certificate shall be reported
certificate at once to the local manager and to the Director.

Procedure 34. Transfer certificates shall be retained by the principal
with transfer or head teacher and submitted for endorsement by the
certificates inspector, at his next visit.

Attendance 35. The time constituting an attendance may include an
interval for recreation of not more than fifteen minutes.

Closing of 36. The class register shall be marked and finally closed
register before the time constituting an attendance begins. If any
pupil entered in the register as attending is withdrawn from
school before the time constituting an attendance is complete,
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37. Attendance shall not be reckoned for any pupil:- Condition of
attendance
(a) until his name has been duly entered in the admission
register,
(b) unless such pupil has been under secular instruction for
two hours after roll call or in the case of infants two
hours in the morning or for one hour and-a-half in the
afternoon,
(e) who is under the age of'four,
(d) who, in an infant department, is over the age of twelve
in the Colony and fourteen in the Protectorate.

38. If a pupil has not attended school for a period of Absences
tlree months, his name shall be struck off the roll. If he
subsequently returns, he shall be treated as a new admission.

39. Where any teacher fails to comply with rules thirty- Penalty
five, thirty-six and thirty-seven as to registration, it shall be
lawful for the Director to withhold the whole or any portion
of the grant for which the school would otherwise le eligible.

40. The attendance register shall be completed weekly and Checking of
quarterly in the columns provided, and the attendances in register
respect of those who have actually made them, brought for-
ward and totalled at the conclusion of each quarter.

41. At the end of each quarter there shall be made to the Completion
Director a quarterly return in the form prescribed by of register
Schedule IX, or Schedule X.

42. The school shall meet for secular instruction during, Number of
at least, three hundred and eighty sessions in one year, each sessions
morning and afternoon meeting being reckoned as a session.



PART VII.
GENERAL.
43. The school vacations shall be fixed by the Director in School vaca-
the case of Government schools, by the managers in the case tions
of assisted schools.
There shall be at least three vacations yearly of not less
than eight weeks in all unless the Director otherwise approves.
44. Saturday in elementary schools, and days proclaimed Holidays
as public holidays in all schools, shall be observed as school
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Notice of 45. Managers of assisted schools shall give at least four-
vacations teen days notice to the Director of all vacations and special
and epidem holidays, stating dates of beginning and end of such vacations
and holidays.
In the case of an epidemic occurring, the Director must be
notified as soon as possible.

Discipline 46. The discipline enforced in schools shall be firm. All
degrading and injurious punishments are forbidden, as also
the striking of children, except as provided for in the follow-
ing section.

Corporal 47. Corporal punishment may be administered as a last
punishment resort by the principal or head teacher only, or by an assist-
ant teacher in his presence, under his direction and on Bis
responsibility.
In no case shall a girl receive corporal punishment except
at the hands of a member of her own sex.

Organization 48. The classes of an elementary school shall be organized
in seven standards, with an infant department, where such
is found to be advisable.

The classes of a secondary school shall consist of at least
four forms apart from the preparatory class or classes.

Time-table 49. A time-table showing the lessons of the various classes
for each school day and the times at which they are given
shall be prepared by the principal or head teacher of the
school, mounted on a tablet and put in a conspicuous
place in the school. In the case of elementary schools the
time-table must first be approved by the Director or his
authorized representative and, when approved, may not be
departed from except for a sufficient cause, which shall in
every case be entered in the log book.

Secular 50. The courses of instruction shall be those prescribed by
instruction these rules, subject to such modification as the committee
may make from time to time.

In the case of rural elementary schools the prescribed
courses may be modified to suit local needs, provided that
the head teacher submits his own scheme for the Director's
approval at the beginning of the school year.

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PART VIII.

TEACHERS.
52. The teachers recognized by the department in element- Grades of
ary schools are:- teachers
S(a) Principals-or head teachers.
(b) Assistant teachers.
(c) Pupil teachers.
(d) Supplementary teachers.
All such teachers must be registered by the department.

In the subsequent sections of this Part, the word teacher,"
unless otherwise specified, signifies a teacher referred to in
sub-section (a) or (b) of this section.

53. The qualifications necessary for appointment as a Conditions
teacher are:- of appoint-
ment
(a) He must have passed Part I of the Preliminary Examina-
tion.
(b) He must be medically certified as physically fit to
perform the duties of the profession.
(c) He must be registered by the Education Department,
in the form set forth in Schedule VIII, or as near thereto
as circumstances permit.
(d) He must be not less than nineteen years of age.

54. Teachers in Government schools shall be appointed, Teachers in
transferred, or dismissed by the Director on the authority of shols andt
the Governor, in assisted schools by the managers, assisted
schools
55. Teachers who desire to resign shall give one month's Resignation
notice thereof. Except in cases of dismissal for misconduct
or some serious offence, teachers are entitled to similar
notice of dismissal from the Director or the manager.
56. The Director with the approval of the Board may Dismissal
require the dismissal of a teacher in an assisted school.
57. Teachers are not entitled to leave of absence on full Leave of
pay except during vacations, absence

58. Sick leave and half-pay leave may be granted *to Sick leave
teachers on the following conditions :- andhalf-pay
leave
(a) Applications must be made to the manager; in the case
of assistant teachers through the principal "or head
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(b) Applications for sick leave must be accompanied by a
medical certificate or if this cannot be obtained, by a
declaration from some responsible person to the effect
that the applicant is unable to perform his duties.
(c) Sick leave on full pay will only be granted provided
that suitable arrangements can be made for the perform-
ance of the applicant's duties without further cost, and
will not be for more than one week at a time or four
weeks during the year.
(d) Further* sick leave and leave for any other reason will
he on half-pay, and will not exceed three months.

Absence 59. Absence without leave will render a teacher liable to
without forfeiture of salary for the period of absence, or to dismissal,
leave according to circumstances.

Teacher not 60. No teacher shall engage in any business or occupation
to engage in that interferes in any way with his duties as a teacher.
business
Teachers' 61. The Board shall issue a Teachers' Diploma, and a
Diploma and Teachers' Certificate.
Certificates
Diplomas 62. The Diploma may be granted to teachers who have
obtained the certificate and have served for a further period
of at least ten years in a Government or assisted school, with
good annual reports from the managers and the inspector.
Certificates 63. The Teachers' Certificate will be granted on the result
of examinations prescribed by the Board, subject to the
provisions of sections sixty-six and sixty-seven of these Rules.

Teachers' 64. Teachers' examination shall be held annually and
examina- shall consist of-
tions (a) a Preliminary Examination in two parts and
(b) the Certificate Examination.

Preliminary, 65. Candidates for Part I of the Preliminary Examination
Part 1 shall be-
(a) Pupil teachers who have served as such for a period of
two years in a school authorized to employ them.
(b) Teachers who have served for at least one year in a
Government or assisted school.
(c) Pupils who have attended a recognized secondary school
regularly for a period of at least three years and have
been recommended by the principal.
Preliminary Teachers or students who have passed Part I may sit for
Part II Part II.
Certificate No candidate for a certificate will be accepted, unless he
Examination has passed both Part I and Part II of the Preliminary Exam-
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training institution recognized as such by the Board,
followed by two years' experience aga teacher in a Government
or assisted school with good reports from the managers and
the inspector, or (b) received at least two years' training in
some training institution recognized as such by the Board.
66. Examinations held by other authorities or examining Equivalent
bodies may be accepted as the equivalent of the whole or part examina-
of any of the examinations for the certificate, as the Director
in each case may determine.
Provided that where the syllabus of such other examina-
tions does not include all the subjects in the syllabus of the
Preliminary or Certificate Examinations, candidates shall be
required to pass in such subjects as in the opinion of the
Director are considered necessary.
t7. A Teachers' Diploma or Certificate issued by any other Certifcates
Education authority may be recognized as the Board may i aUt" bv
in each case determine. :uthoritich
68. (a) Teachers who, at the date of the coming into force Provision
of these regulations, have served for at least three years as for existing
teachers in a Government or assisted school may sit for either teachers
Part I or Part II of the Preliminary Examination.
(b) Teachers who have so served for at least five years,
may sit for.the Certificate Examination.
(c) Teachers who have so served for at least ten years, and
who do not wish to submit themselves to a written test, may
be examined in their practical work by the Director or his
representative, who shall recommend that they be excused
the whole or such part or parts of the examination for the
certificate as the result warrants.
69. Teachers who hold existing first-class certificates and Saving of
certificates issued under section thirty-two of the Education certificates
under
Ordinance, 1895, shall be considered to have passed the uecton32of
Teacher's Certificate Examination. -Ordinance
Teachers who hold second and third-class certificates shall Noof 1895
be considered to have passed both parts of the Preliminary
Examination and may elect to be dealt with in accordance
with the provisions of sub-section (c) of rule sixty-eight,
70. (a) Special teaching certificates may be granted by Special
the Board to those who offer satisfactory proof of their certificates
knowledge and ability to teach agricultural or industrial
subjects.
(b) Honorary certificates may be granted in special cases
without examination to fit competent persons.
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Date of 72. The names of candidates for the Certificate Examina-
entry tions shall be notified to the Director at least three months
before the date fixed for the examinations.
Pupil 73. A pupil teacher is a boy or girl, who has passed
eacers Standard V, and has been selected and engaged by the
managers of a school, under a contract in writing, to assist
on the school staff.
The length of engagements shall be not less than two years
and not more than five.
Age of pupil 74. Pupil teachers shall be not less than fourteen years of
teachers age at the commencement of their engagements.
Hours of 75. Pupil teachers must be taught in accordance with the
instruction syllabus of the Preliminary Examination for the Teachers'
Certificate, for at least five hours a week outside the hours
of secular instruction before or after school hours, by the
principal, head teacher, or other approved teacher.
Time-table 76. The hours during which such instruction is given shall
be entered on a time-table to be kept in the school.
Records 77. Each pupil teacher shall enter daily in the pupil
teachers' book the date, duration, subjects and name of
teacher of each lesson given to him. These entries must be
initialled by the teacher, who has given the lesson.
Private 78. Arrangements must be made to allow each pupil
study teacher at least one hour daily, during the hours of secular
instruction, for private study.

Leave to 79. Application for permission to employ pupil teachers
employ must be made to the Director, and the names of all pupil
pupiler teachers must be submitted to him for registration.
teachers
Conditions 80. Permission will be granted only to such schools as
of such leave satisfy the following conditions :-
(a) The head teacher must be certificated and competent,
in the opinion of the Director, to give the required
instruction.
(b) The school must have been favourably reported on by
the inspector as regards discipline, instruction, premises
and equipment.
Salaries 81. The salaries payable to teachers in the elementary
schools shall be in accordance with the following scale.
The scale is to be the minimum and is not intended to pre-
clude the payment of higher salaries, where such are
considered advisable:-









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HEAD TEACHERS.

QUALIFICATION. Salary. Government. Total.

UICERTIFICATED.
Preliminary, Part I .. ...
Preliminary, Part II ... ... 45-60 15 60-75
CERTIFICATED.
Certificate ... ... ... 65-85 20 85-105
STeaching Diploma ... ... 90-105 25 115 130

ASSISTANT TEACHERS.

QUALIFICATION. Salary. Govemen Total.
Grant.

UNCEHrIFICATED.
Preliminary. Part I ... ... 25-35 10 35-45
SPreliminary, Part II ... ... 45-55 15 60-70
CERTIFICATED.
Certificate ... ... ... 60--80 20 80-100
Teaching Diploma ... ... 85-100 25 110-125

Provided that the salaries.payable to female teachers shall
be in each case 5 less'than those shown on the above scale.
The salaries of teachers in assisted schools shall be
paid by the denominational bodies.
The Government shall pay the salaries of teachers in the
Governnient schools and shall also pay annual grants as
shown in the above scale to all teachers during the period of
their employment in a Government or assisted elementary
school, in accordance with their qualifications, provided that
such employment has been sanctioned by the Director. These
grants may be reduced or withheld if the inspector's report
should be unsatisfactory. The results of the Teachers' Exam-
inations shall not be recognized for the purposes of salary
until the first day of January of the year following the
examination.
82. The Government shall grant a bonus of thirty Bonus for
shillings per annum to a head teacher in respect of each instruction
pupil teacher in his school who shall have received instruc- of puah
tion from him, provided that the Director is satisfied that
the rules for the instruction of pupil teachers have been
observed.
83. Supplementary teachers may be employed with the Supplement-
approval of the Director to give instruction in handwork, ary teachers
music, physical training and agriculture. They shall receive
such salaries as may be deemed expedient.









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PART IX.
THE STAFF.
Head 84. Every school shall have a principal or head teacher
teacher who shall be held responsible for the general control and
supervision of the instruction and discipline, for the organiza-
tion of the classes, and for the accurate keeping of the school
registers.
Qualifica- 85. No person shall be appointed to be principal or head
tions teacher of a school until he has passed Part II of the Preliminary
required Examination, or its equivalent as provided for in section sixty-six
of these Rules.
The principal or head teacher of a school having an average
attendance of over one hundred shall be a certificated teacher.
Exception may be made, with the approval of the Director,
in the case of vernacular schools and rural schools where the
instruction does not go beyond Standard I.
Assistant 86. In estimating the minimum school staff required in
teachers order to obtain a grant, a certificated teacher shall be deemed
sufficient for an average daily attendance of forty, a teacher
who has passed both parts of the Preliminary Examination
for an average daily attendance of thirty, and a teacher who
has passed only Part I of the Preliminary Examination for
an average daily attendance of twenty pupils. A pupil teacher
or supplementary teacher must not be given charge of a class
of over twenty pupils.
The staff of a school based upon the above computation
will not necessarily be considered adequate. In every case
the sufficiency and suitability of the staff will be viewed in
the light of local circumstances and requirements.

PART X.
GRANTS.
Grants 87. The assisted schools and training institutions to which
grants are payable in respect of secular instruction given
therein, shall be classified annually by the Director on the
recommendation of the inspectors, and shall receive grants
calculated on the number of pupils, who have made the
requisite number of attendances, at the following rates:-
A. ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS :
CLASS. GRANT PER PUPIL.
Infant Department.
Excellent ... ... ... ... 20/-
Very good ... ... ... .. 17/6
Good ... ... .. ... 15/-









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Very fair ... ... ... ... 10/-
Fair ... ... ... ... 7/6
Poor ... ... .. ... 5/-
Standard Classes, i.e. Standards I-VII (inclusive):
Excellent ... ... ... ... 30/-
Very good ... ... ... ... 25/-
Good ... ... ... ... 22/6
Very fair ... .... 17/6
Fair ... ... .. ... + 12/6
Poor ... ... ... ... 5/6
B. SECONDARY SCHOOLS:
Pupils in junior and senior forms, the standard of which is
not lower than that required by the Cambridge Preliminary:
Excellent ... ... ... ... 60/-
Very good ... ... ... ... 52/6
Good ... ... ... ... 45/-
Very fair ... ... ... ... 37/6
SFair ... ... ... ... 30/-
Poor ... ... ... ... 10/-
Pupils in preparatory classes at the same rate as the
standard classes in elementary schools.
C. INDUSTRIAL SCHOOLS :
The preparatory department will be assessed as in the case
of elementary schools up to Standard III. Beyond that
standard, at the following rates :-
1st year pupils ... ... ... 30/-
2nd year pupils ... ... ... 40/-
3rd year pupils ... ... ... 60/-
4th and 5th year pupils ... ... 80/-
These rates are for work of an excellent character and
represent the maximum grants which may be earned. A
proportionate reduction shall be made for work not of this
standard. Pupils above the preparatory department shall
not be recognized until they have attained the age of twelve.
D. TRAINING INSTITUTIONS :
In respect of each student, who has been in training for
a year and has passed Part II of the Preliminary Examination,
and has given a bond to the Governor to go through a further
S year's course and to teach either. in a Government or an
assisted school for a period of five consecutive years from the
date of passing the examination, the sum of 7 t0s.
88. A bonus of 17s. 6d. will be paid to elementary schools in
respect of each pupil who obtains the leaving certificate of
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89. The comparative value of the different headings upon
which the classification of a school shall be determined shall
be approximately as follows :
(a) Adequacy and efficiency of staff, 20 per cent.
(b) Tone, discipline and organization, 15 per cent.
(c) Result of periodical examinations and general progress,
45. per cent.
(d) Buildings, apparatus, equipment, etc., 20 per cent.
An inspector in computing the standard of efficiency of
a school in respect of each of these heads shall be guided by
the following considerations :-
(a) The ratio of teachers to pupils; the individual
qualifications, and the adequate payment of the staff.
(b) The manners, cleanliness and general deportment
of the pupils; the means adopted by the staff fo bring
to bear good influences on them, especially in. recreation;
the esprit de corps, discipline, and tone of the school.
(c) The results of the principal's or head teacher's
periodical examinations and of examinations by the
inspector of different classes made from time to time
during the year. The character and excellence of the
school-work, and the results of general examination.
(d) The adequacy and state of repair of buildings; the
sanitation of the premises; the suitability and adequacy
of the school apparatus and textbooks.

Building 90. A building grant not exceeding one-half of the total
grant cost and not exceeding five hundred pounds, unless the sanc-
tion of the Governor in Council be obtained to a grant
exceeding such moiety or such sum, may be made in the case
of new school buildings and enlargements or improvements
of existing school buildings. This grant shall only
be paid when plans and estimates have been approved by
the Director after reference to the Director of Public Works
and the Deputy Director of Medical and Sanitary Services
before building commences: Provided that the sum shown
by the governing bodies, managers or local managers of
the school as having been expended is supported by receipts
to the satisfaction of the Director. Full approval shall be
obtained before the building is commenced and plans shall
be submitted at least three months in advance. Failure to
observe this may prejudice a subsequent claim. The receipts
for all items of the total expenditure shall be forwarded to
the Director within one month from the date of application
for the payment of the grant. This rule shall apply to
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91. (a) An equipment grant may be made not exceeding Equipment
one hundred pounds and not exceeding three-fourths of the grant
actual sum expende unless the*sanction of the Governor in
Council be obtaine to a grant exceeding such sum or such
three-q0arters, in urnishing an industrial school with such
initial equipment s may be required,
(b) a grant not exceeding one-half of the actual sum may
be expended in s applying materials for the teaching of hand-
work in primary schools, provided that the estimates of such
expenditure hav been submitted to the Director and sanc-
tioned by him b fore the expenditure is incurred.


PART XI.
SCHOLARSHIPS.
92. There shall be granted annually the following Scholarships
scholarships :-
(a) Ten open scholarships for boys and six for girls of
the annual value of ten pounds each, tenable at any
approved secondary school.
93. Every scholarship shall be tenable in the first instance Term of
for one year only, and may be extended from year to year for a tenure
further term of three years if the Director is satisfied that the
scholar continues to be of good character and conduct, pro-
vided that the Director may at any time suspend or withdraw
any scholarship if he is satisfied that the scholar has been
guilty of gross misconduct.
94. No candidate whose fourteenth birthday falls previous Age of
to the first day of the month in which the examination is candidates
held shall be eligible for a scholarship.
95. The examination for the scholarships shall be held Date of
annually at such time as the Board may direct, examination
96. The syllabus for the examination shall be prescribed Syllabus
by the Director with the approval of the Board.
97. No candidate shall be eligible for a scholarship who Standard
does not satisfy the Director that he has reached a stand- required
ard of sixty per cent. of the aggregate marks in the
compulsory subjects.
98. The scholarships shall be awarded in order of merit Order of
only. merit
99. Every candidate for a scholarship must fulfil the follow- Certificates
ing conditions :- of birth and
The candidate must present a birth certificate or its equi-conduct
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school which the candidate has last attended to the following
effect :-
(a) that the candidate is of good character and conduct;
(b) that the candidate has been in regular attendance at
some elementary school for the two school years imme-
diately preceding the candidature.

PART XII.
INSPECTION AND REPORTS.
Inspection 100. (a) Schools shall be open at all times during session
to inspection, with or without notice, by the Director or any
other officer authorized for the purpose by the Governor, and
the efficiency of the instruction and the proficiency of
individual scholars will be judged by such, tests as oral and
written examination at the school.
Medical and (b) All assisted or Government schools shall be open
sanitary at all times to inspection by the Director of Medical and
inspection Sanitary Services or any public officer appointed by him
for such purpose.
Assisted 101. All schools on the assisted list shall be inspected from
schools time to time. The inspecting officer, where he considers it
desirable, may hold a partial or complete examination of any
class in the school, or of the whole school, on the work done
since the commencement of the current year of instruction.

Inspection 102. At each inspection the cash account and the statisci-
of accounts cal returns of the school may be investigated.; satisfactory
and statistics vouchers in support of items of expenditure may be called for.
The governing body or local managers may be required to
furnish a statement of such other particulars as the Director
shall require. When such information is required, the
Director shall inform the managers of the approximate date
of inspection.
Procedure 103. Any report of the Director or his authorized represent-
with reports active received by the local manager shall be laid by him
of Director before the governing body or board of local managers of the
school at an early. date after its receipt; the correspondent
shall then see that the same be entered in the log book of the
school, to be followed by an entry made by him of the date
*on which the report was laid before the governing body or
board of local managers. The'report shall then be filed in the
portfolio of the school.
Classifica- 104. The classification of pupils at the beginning of each
tion of year will be made by the Principal or head teacher, who
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105. In elementary schools pupils in Standard VII shall Standard
be examined individually for certificates. VII exam-
ination
This examination shall be lil.l annually in Freetown and
other centres during the first week in December.
106. If in the opinion of an inspector, as a result of his Misgraded
examination, a. pupil has been placed in any class or standard, pupils
for which the pupil is not fit, he shall notify the Principal or
head teacher and the manager to this effect.


PART XIII.
CURRICULA.
107. 'Provision shall be made for instruction in the follow
ing subjects:-
SCHEDULE I.
As set forth in schedule I. to these rules.
(a) In Elementary Schools :
English.-(a) Speaking, spelling, reading, oral composition.
(b) Handwriting, dictation, composition.
(c) Grammar.
Arithmetic.-The four Rules-simple and compound;
weights and measures-English and metric; the four
Rules applied to money, measures and weights; decimal and
vulgar fractions; profit and loss; proportion; areas of rec-
tangles; simple mensuration of the circle and the right-
angled triangle; volume; percentages; interest; simple
problems from the first.
Geography and History.-General practical notions of the
earth, sun, moon and stars, natural phenomena, the meaning
and making of maps-Sierra Leone and West Africa in
detail. The World in outline, with special reference to the
British Empire. Life in other lands.
Hygiene and Sanitation.-Simple physiology. The main
organs of the body and their functions. Cleanliness of body,
clothes, food and water. Results of uncleanliness in houses,
yards and towns. Jiggers, craw-craw, fleas and flies. The
life history of the mosquito and its relation to tropical
diseases. First aid precautionary measures, sanitary methods, '
disposal of refuse, water supply.
Nature Study.-Practical observation of familiar objects.
Moral Instruction.-Truthfulness, honesty, obedience,
cleanliness of mind and speech, consideration for others,


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Sself-control, manners, gentleness and kindness to the weak and
to animals, love of family and country, thrift, the dignity of
labour, social obligations, citizenship, duty to God, State
and Government.
Handwork.-Work in the school garden, whenever practi-
cable. Plain needlework for girls. Drawing, painting,
carpentry, cardboard modelling or any other course of hand-
work approved by, the Director. Special encouragement to
be given to any local handicraft such as weaving, mat making,
basketry, leather work, cane work, pottery, etc.
Every school shall be expected to apportion some short
period of the day to physical exercises and singing.

SCHEDULE II.
(b) In secondary schools as set forth in Schedule 2 to
these Rules.
SEnglish.-Speaking, writing, grammar, composition and
literature.
Mathematics, Boys.-Arithmetic, simple mensuration,
algebra, and geometry.
Girls.-Arithmetic (as applied to domestic science).
Language.-One language other than English.
Geography.-A Course approved by the Director.
Any three of the following subjects :-
Science, history, a second language, shorthand, typewriting,
book-keeping, any course of handwork approved by the
Director, domestic science, hygiene and sanitation, higher
mathematics, citizenship, religious knowledge.

SCHEDULE III.
(c) In industrial schools as set forth in Schedule 3 to these
Rules.
English.-Speaking, writing, reading (printed matter and
manuscript).
Arithmetic.-The four Rules as applied specially to the par-
ticular industry in which the pupils are engaged. Simple
fractions and decimals, mensuration and geometrical draw-
ing.
Hygiene and Sanitation.-First principles.
Industrial Work.-Any of the following subjects :-
i. Carpentry and joinery.
ii. Masonry.
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iv. Agriculture.

v. Boat-building. 4

vi. Shoemaking, tanning and leather-work

vii. Tailoring.

viii. Sewing.

ix. Cooking and baking.

x. Laundry work.

xi. Cane work or any other local handicraft.

The above list of subjects includes the recognized
industrial pursuits in industrial schools. Any industrial
subject alternative to those specified shall be considered in
regard to its local value, and syllabus of the proposed work
should be submitted to the Director for approval.


PART XIV.

TEACHERs' TRAINING INSTITUTIONS.

108. The minimum age of a student on entering a training Conditions
institution shall be eighteen years. He shall have passed of admission
Part I of the Preliminary Examination or its equivalent, and
shall furnish a medical certificate showing that he is in good
health and free from any infirmity which would impair his
usefulness as a teacher.

109. The courses of instruction as approved by the Director Courses of
shall comprise general and professional subjects and shall, as instruction
a rule, cover a period of at least two years. Students shall
be expected to take Part II of the Preliminary Examination
at the end of the first year. The leaving examination from
training institutions shall be the Teachers' Certificate Exam-
ination.

110. Demonstration schools under the control of the prin- Demonstra-
cipals of training institutions shall be attached thereto, for tion schools
the practical illustration of approved methods of organization,
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A. Infants.


Education Ordinance, 1924.

SCHEDULE I.

SYLLABUS OF WORK IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.

Rule 107. (a)


Subject. Preparatory. Sub-standard L Sub-Standard IL


Arithmetic.






Speaking.


Reading.


Writing.







Object lessons or
Nature study.







Handwork.


To count up to 20
with the aid of com-
mon objects or ball-
frame.



To name when shown
and to show when
named parts of the
body and objects in
the room.


To name by sound the
capital printed let-
ters of the alphabet.


To copy strokes and
curves and the small
letters of the alpha-
bet.


Observation lessons.








Stick-laying. Play
lessons with com-
mon objects.


To count up to 100
and perform addi-
tion and subtraction
of numbers up to 20.
All work to be con-
crete.


To form simple
phrases and sentences
and to learn the names
of things at hand.







To name by sound the
capital and small
printed letters of
the alphabet. To
read easy words.



To copy small and
capital letters of
the alphabet and
simple words.


The growth of plants
and their principal
parts. Domestic
birds and animals.


Modelling in clay or
plasticine, and mak-
ing of models re-
ferred to in observa-
tion lessons.


Simple addition and
subtraction of num-
bers up to 100.
Mental addition and
subtraction. All
work to be concrete.


To describe simple
actions performed
by one of the class.
Easy recitations
with plenty of
action. To learn
the names of
things and suit-
able attributes.



To read simple
words and sentences.
To name at sight
the letters of the
alphabet.



To copy simple words
and sentences.


The human body. Use
of limbs, eyes, etc.
The five senses. Out
of school observa-
tion lessons. Natural
phenomena and
simple explanations.



Pape r-f holding.
Simple drawing.
Woodwork designs
outlined in coloured
wool orcanvas paper.






B. Standards.


Subject. Standard I. Standard II. Standard III.

Arithmetic. Numeration and notation up to 1,000. The first four Rules. Multiplication Multiplication and division by
Addition and subtraction up to this tables up to 12 times 12. Multiplica- two figures. Short division by
number. Easy problems involving tion and division by one figure factors. Money tables. Easy
one operation. Multiplication tables only. Simple problems involving addition and subtraction of
up to 6 times 12. Mental arithmetic, two operations. Mental arithmetic, money, limit 10. Simple
Oral exercises. Money values. Measurements of problems. Mental arithmetic.
feet.and inches. Fractions 1, 1, 1, i. Decimal
fractions to one place.

Reading. To read from an elementary reading To read from an elementary reader, As inl standard II, but more
book. give meanings of words and passages. advanced. Correct pronun-
ciation and expression.




Writing and dicta- Transcription from chart or black- Cultivation of clear round legible style. Small handwriting. Transcrip-
tion. board. Large hand. Spelling. Transcription of short passages, tion on paper. Simple dicta-
Simple dictation of words. tion of passages from readers.







English. The formation of sentences. Word- To understand and reply to simple To describe in own words the
building. Oral work. Story telling, sentences. The places of words in subject matter of reading
Recitation. a sentence. Phonetic system. book. To converse in simple
Recitation. sentences. Easy recitation.


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B. Standards-continued.


Subject. I Standard I. Standard II. Standard III.


Nature study and
object lessons.


Animal and plant life. Food, habits.
Essential conditions to life.







Stories of children in other lands.
Day and night.









Paper-folding and clay modelling.
Cutting. Colour-work. Drawing of
straight lines and simple geometrical
figures, and simple leaves. Sowing,
position drill, running with coloured
thread.


Geography and
History.





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Handwork.


H y gine and
Sanitation.


Animal and plant life, more detailed
than in standard I. Birds, various
kinds, and habits. Effects of varying
conditions on plants. Practical work.


Stories of people in other lahds.
Mountains, rivers, lakes, villages,
etc., to be taught concretely from
local observation. General notions
of earth, sun and moon.


Cardboard modelling. Clay and sand
modelling illustrating lessons in
Nature study and geography. Easy
freehand drawing of common
objects. Simple sewing, running
and hemming. Making handker-
chiefs.


Thosc, subjects must be taught to allstiandards by means iof special text


The life history of a plant.
Details of common life such
as bats, snakes, lizards, frogs,
rats, snails, fish. Examination
of specimens.




Cardinal points taught practi-
cally. Map drawing, begin-
ning with the ioom and then
the school and its surround-
ings. Physical features and
map of Sierra Leone. The
earth's surface. Prescribed
textbook.




More advanced cardboard model-
ling of common objects. Draw-
ings of same. Colour-work in
paints or crayons. Sewing,
seaming and felling. Putting
on tapes. Any native handi-
craft approved by the Director.


books or readers.


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SCHEDULE I-continued.

Subject. Standard IV. Standard V. Standard VI. Standard VII.

The first four Rules, simple and Vulgar and decimal fractions. Proportion, Simple interest. Square root. Mensuration
compound. Long measure andI Simple practice and propor- Percentages, Simple mensu- of circle and triangle.
avoirdupois measure. Reduc- tion. Problems involving ration and practical applica- Cubic measure. Problems
S tion of money, weights and all foregoing rules. The tion. The metric system of and practical work. Profit
lengths. Easy vulgar frac- metric system of length. weights and measures and and loss.
tions. Addition and subtrac- Practical work. their correlations. Problems
tion of decimals. Simple involving all rules. Square
problems. Practical measure- measure.
ments and calculations.



As in Standard II, but more ad- As in Standard IV, but more As in Standard V, but more As in Standard VI, but more
vanced. To! read intelligent- advanced. The importance advanced, advanced.
S ly. of understanding thoroughly
what is read.



Transcription. Dictation with Transcription. Dictation. Transcription. Dictation, full As in Standard VI.
U5 simple punctuation. punctuation.



To write simple sentences To combine clauses and To make a complex sentence. Sentence structure. Para-
describing common objects. phrases and formation of To reproduce in his own phrasing. Reported speech.
How to express tenses. The compound sentences. Sus- words a short story read or "Shall" and "will." De-
use of adjectives and adverbs. trained conversation. Reci- told. Simple composition scriptive work. Letter-
S Recitation. station. Story telling. on subject matter of object writing. Recitation.
lessons or Nature study.
Letter-writing. Recitation.


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Subject. Standard IV. Standard V. Standard VI. Standard VII.
Suji ~ SnndI ad~V tnanL_~dri~


Insects, general characteristics.
Bee, butterfly, ants, flies
mosquitoes, spiders. Plant
life. Lessons on economic
plants and their uses.
practical work in school-room
and garden.



The geography of Sierra Leone
in more detail. Chief rivers,
towns and communications;
the people, occupations and
history. The shape of the
earth anditsmotion. General
geography of West Africa.
Map drawing and reading and
Prescribed textbook.






Sawing, planing and knife work
to definite dimensions, free-
hand drawing from copies
and objects, colour-work,
memory drawing, sewing
and Imaing of simple articles
ofl use, or aiLy native craft.


Natural phenomena. The sun,
moon and stars. Sunrise
and sunset. Clouds, rain,
mist, thunder and lightning.
Parts of a plant and their
functions. Useful insects.
Practical work as in
Standard IV.



The Colonies of West Africa
in general. The people. The
trade of West Africa; the
productions and Iheir uses.
The history of Sierra Leone
in detail and general history
of West Africa. The map
of Africa.







The uses of the various tools
and simple models in wood-
work. Simple plans of work.
Freehand drawing and
simple shading of drawings.
Making of simple garmnI ts.
Cooking, washing, ironing.
Any native craft.


The atmosphere, thermome-
ter and barometer. Winds.
The sea. Heat and light.
Action of rain, rivers etc.
Fruits, soils, plant food,
tools. Useful insects. Pests
and how dealt with. Practi-
cal work as in Standard V.



Outlines of the geography of
the British Empire. The
Various peoples belonging
to the British Empire and
their occupations. General
inter-dependence of various
parts of Empire and their
relation to Britain,
Administration of Colonies
and Empire in general.
Historyof Empire.




Complete course of simple
models. Plan and elevations.
Elementary model drawing
in outline.' Simple perspec-
tive. Drawings of plants,
leaves, etc. Colourwork.
More advanced sewing and
domestic economy. Any na-
tive craft.


Plants of economic import-
ance. The oil-palm, rice,
cocoa, cotton, cassada,
coconut, corn, banana,
lime, etc.
Practical work as
in Standard VI.



Inter-relations between the
physical features, climatic
conditions, natural vegeta-
tion, cultivated products
and human activities. The
most important political
units in each of the
Continents, their chief
cities, their natural re-
sources, and means of
communication.Re-
sources, products, trade
and communications in
detail of West Africa.


More advanced work than in
Standard VI. Any native
craft.


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SCHEDULE II. Rule 107 (b)
SYLLABUS OF WORK IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS.
No definite syllabus of instruction is outlined. Approved
courses of instruction in preparation for examinations of the
Cambridge Junior and the Cambridge School Certificate
standard will be accepted. Proposed courses should be sub-
mitted to the Director for approval before the commencement
of the school year.
SCHEDULE III.
SYLLABUS OF WORK IN INDUSTRIAL SCHOOLS.
1. The minimum time to be given to literary and industrial Rule 107 (c)
subjects per day is shown in the following table:-
Literary. Industrial.
First year ... ... ... 3 3
Second ,, ... ... ... 3 3
Third ,, ... ... ... 2 4
Fourth ,, ... ... ... 1 5
2. A part or whole of the grant, which might have been
otherwise earned, shall be liable to. forfeiture owing to any
unauthorized departure from the approved curriculum or
failure to remedy defects in equipment, premises, sanitation,
organization, discipline and the keeping of records when called
upon to do so.
3. No assistance shall be given to an industrial school
unless provision is made for a four years' course of instruc-
tion in one or more of the subjects enumerated in the
curriculum.
4. The preceding rules with regard to attendance, regis-
tration, inspection and reports, and grants shall in all cases be
applicable to industrial schools.
SCHEDULE IV.
SYLLABUS OF TEACHERS' PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION. Rule 65
PART I.
Obligatory.
, (1) Arithmetic.--The syllabus of Standard VII involving
problems of a more difficult nature. The use of algebraic
symbols and processes will be permitted.
(2) Englisg.-The syllabus of Standard VII, with the sub-
ject matter of a set book. Handwriting, spelling and clear
grammatical English will be taken into account in assessing
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(3) Hygiene and Sanitation.-The syllabus of Standard VII,
but in more detail, including air, its connection with animal
and plant life-water, its purification and pollution, and
natural and artificial methods of collecting and storing it.
Blood and its functions. Common diseases, their propagation,
4 cause and prevention.
(4) Geography and History.-The world in general (out-
lines). The British Empire (outlines). General physical
geography.
(5) Nature Study, Boys.-A set text-book.
(6) Needlework, Girls.-The syllabus of Standard VII.
Optional.
Any three of the following subjects:-
The standard for each of these subjects will be that of the
Cambridge Preliminary Examination.

1. English literature.
2. History.
3. Latin.
4. French.
5. Mathematics. (Algebra and geometry).
6. Elementary experimental science.
7. Drawing (freehand and model)
8.' Drawing (memory)
9. Needlework.
10. Music.
11. Any handicraft approved by the Director.
12. Any other subjects approved by the Director.

SCHEDULE V.
SYLLABUS OF TEACHERS' PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION.
PART II.
Rule 65 Obligatory.
(1) Teaching (theoretical):
(a) Management.-The organization and curriculum of a
primary school. School buildings and equipment, school
records, subjects of the curriculum and reasons for their
inclusion. Their relative importance and the possibility
of connecting one with the other. The variations in
curricula and time-tables to meet the needs of pupils in
different types of schools. Discipline, moral influences,
punishments.