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Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1-12, no. 18; July 5, 1956-Mar. 30, 1967.
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Table of Contents
    Main
        Page 55
        Page 56
    Antigua, Ordinance, no. 22 of 1956: Interpretation and general Clauses (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956
        Page A-1
        Page A-2
    Antigua, Bill: Indictments Act (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956
        Page B-1
        Page B-2
    Antigua, Bill: Development (Purchase of Claremont) Loan Ordinance, 1956
        Page C-1
        Page C-2
        Page C-3
        Page C-4
    Antigua, Bill: Publication of the First Lists of Voters (Extension of Time) Ordinance, 1956
        Page D-1
        Page D-2
        Page D-3
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. .I -- *:. VOL


Notices.


International tu ar
Conference.


It isi annlionced for public informaa-
tion that Sir SYDNEY C(AINE las been
cho-sen to lead the United Kingdom
Delegation in the resumed Sugar
Coinferl enc in Geneva next month.
Sir SYDNEY is shortly retiring from
the Vice ( '1 -i t.. -1 of the
'Univer-ity of Malaya. He was Under
Secretary of State, Colonial Office.
dealing w ith Economic Affairs from
1947 to 1,11-

AdtminirY(.,tor',I Officfr.
SL. .Jobh'.s.
AntipuNa.
201h N oteiimsbr. 1."' ,
Ref. N,. T P.S. 40,i24

ThI Foreign Office have advised
that the Polish Government has
appoiiited l..H-. ,Ir JAN PETRUS as
Consul-Gleneral of Poland in London
with jurisdiction including British
Colonial territories. Protectorates and
territorm'i under trust by t ;e Govern-
ment. Ignited Kingdom, and that this
appointment will mnt necessitate the
issue of the Queen's r'., -i-, itur

2. Formal recognition in his con-
sular ci apcity is accorded to Monsieur
PETH11S.

Adm inisti ator's Of'ic,',
St. John's,
Antign n.
Ref. No. A. 19/3.

MONTSERRAT.

Notice of Day and Place
of Nomination.

Tlih Administrator having issued
his Writ of Election for the election
of a member of the Legislative (Coun-
cil for the Northern electoral district
thle returning officer for the said
district will on the 28th day of
September, 1956. now next ensuing
between, the hours of ten o'clock in
the forenoon and one o'clock in the
afternoon and between the hours of
two o'clock and four o'clock in the
afternioon at tlhe St. John's School.
proceed to the nomination of a mneom-
ber fo!r the Northern electoral district.


,2 72/7
4 A


ANTIGUA, MONTSERRAT

AND

VIRGEI ISLA DS GAZETTE.

Published by cRuthority.

J. .THU 1SDAY, 27ri SEPTEMBER, 195W. No.


Dated this 20th day of Soptember.

J. R. DANIEL,
R-hlurninfli Of'/irce for the
ANortlihn KItcftoratl district .
Ref. No, :6/()()07

WRIT OF ELECTION.

ELIZABETH THE SECOND
BY THE GRACE OF GOD)
of the United Kingdom of
Great Britain and Northern
Ireland andI of Our other
Realms and Te r rito r i e s
Queen. Head of tlhe Com-
mlonwealth, Defender of the
Faith.

To: JOHN H. ])ANIEL, Esq.

The oRet'rn /i< (,"'; of the
Northern El]'ctordl Disrict of the
Colony of I'Mois,'rra/.

WHEREAS by subsection (1) of
section 50 of the 1M.... -., .i Consti-
tution and Elections Ordinance, 1952,
it is provided that for the purpose of
every general election of members of
the Council. and for the purpose of
the election of members to supply
vacancies caused by death, resignation
or otherwise, the Administrator shall
issue writs of election under the
Public Seal of the Colony, addressed
to the returning officers of the respec-
tive electoral districts for which
Inemllwbers are to he returned:

AND WHEIEAS the seat of the
elected member for the Northern
District on the Council has become
vacant by reason of the death on the
8th day of September, lI. of
EDWARD THEOPHILUS EDGECOMBE,
Esquire, and it is expedient that a
writ should be issued for the election
in the Northern District of a member
to serve in the Council as the repre-
sentative of the said District:

NOW, THEREFORE, 1 OSCAR
ETHELBERT ITEN-RY, acting Admin-
istrator of the Colony of Montserrat
do hereby require that you proceed
to the nomination of candidates on
Friday, the "'.', day of September,
1956, at the St. John's School, and
thereafter, if necessary you do on the
5th day of October, 1956, between
the hours of 7 o'clock in the fore-
noon and 6 o'clock in the afternoon,
cause election to be made according
to law of a member to serve in the


14.


Legislative Council of the Colony for
the said electoral district and that
you do cause the name of( such mem-
ber when so elected to be certified to
me not later than the 10th day of
October, 1956.

Given under ny lhand and the
Public Seal of the Colony
this 14th day of September,
1.'.';, and in the fifth year
of Her iM -ty's reign.

O. E. HENRY,
Acti' .4 dm itniAtrtor.

No. 29.

The following Ordinance is cir-
culated with this Gazette and forms
part thereof:-
Antiqo!.
No. 22 of 1.'.'.i. The Interpreta-
tion and General Clauses (Amend-
ment) Ordinance, 1956."
2 pp. 'rice 4 cents

No. 30.

The following Bills which are to be
introduced in the Legislative Council
of Antigua, are circulated with this
Gazette and form part thereof:
"The Indictments Act (Amend-
ment) Ordinance, 1956."

"The Development (Purchase of
Claremont) Loan Ordinance, 1956."

The Publication of the First Lists
of Voters (Extension of Time) Ordi-
nance, 1956."


Villa Area Development

It is hereby notified for general
information that permission has been
granted to persons who have paid
their second deposit on lands at the
Villa Area to construct or remove
their house on the plot allotted to
them, providing the necessary appli-
cation is made to the Central Health
Board.

This applies to the developed area
only.
Clarence Simon,
Secretary td Exrecutive Qticer.

C('clral Housing S: Planoinol
Authority,
St. Joh n's
6th September, 1956.






56 THE ANTIGIUA, MONTSElRAT AND VIRGINAISLANDS GAZETTE [September 27.1 '-.;


In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.
ANTIGUA.
A.D. 1956.

NOTICE is hereby given that in
pursuance of Rules made by the Chief
Justice under Section 16 of the Wind-
ward Islands and Leeward Islands
(Courts) Order in Council, 1939, and
duly approved as therein provided on
the 16th day of October, A. D. 1941,
the Honourable the Puisne Judge
selected for the Sitting of the Court
in Antigua has appointed the day of
the month on which the ensuing
Court shall sit as follows, that is to
say:-
The Antigua Court on Tuesday the
2nd day of October, 1956, at 10 o'clock
in the forenoon.
Dated the 17th day of September
1956.
0. M. Browne.
Acting Rgistrar.

In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.

MONTSERRAT CIRCUIT.

Circuit Court Notice.

Notice is hereby given that in pur-
suance of Rules made by the Chief
Justice under Section 16 of the
Windward Islands and Leeward
Islands Courts Order in Council,
1939, on the 24th day of September,
1941, as amended, the Honourable


the Puisne Judge selected for the
sitting of the Court in the Montserrat
Circuit has appointed the undermen-
tioned day on which the ensuing
Circuit shall sit in the Colony, that is
to say:---

On M1 .- 1.y the 22nd day of Octo-
ber. 1956, at 10.00 o'clock in the
forenoon.
F. O. C. HARRIS,
Registrar, Montserrat Circut.
Registrar's OQfice,
Jfontserrat.
24th September, 1956.
M. 6A/8- III.

; ',/,, ',1 n 12 (1) and 19 (1)

Town and Country Planning
Ordinance, 1948.
All Saints, Bendals, Bolans,
Five Islands. Freemansville,
Parham, Pares Village, St.
Phillips, Table Hill Gordon
and Willikies Schemes.

Notice is hereby given that on the
4th and llth of September, approval
was giien to the above-named
Schemes by the Governor-in-Council.

A certi lied copy of the Schemes and
of the maps therein referred to have
been deposited at t h e office of
the Central Housing and Planning
Authority, High Street, ST. John's,
Antigua, and will be open for inspec-
tion without payment of fee between
the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily
(except on Saturdays when the
hours will le 10 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.).


Dated this 18th day of September,
1956.
Clarence Simon,
C, .... . ,"- E .reI tii', (' .'. (
Central A :fthrit/.

Central Housing Plan]ini Ant/writy
I/i'h Street,
St. Joh,'s,
A nthia,
1.' Septe,'be'r, i: '..


HARBOUR DEPARTMENT

Notice to Mariners
West Indies, Antigua--Bell on
Buoy Damaged
The bell on the Buoy nmoi'il near
the south-west edge of Warri nton
Bank in the roadstead of St. John's,
Antigna, is out of commission.
E. H. Blanchard,
Harbour M3fiter.
13th September. 1956.

RAINFALL FiG U '
Central '.*S.-ri';'.'i t Station
.- nticgua.
Month. 1052. 1953. IU)1, 'j.i6.
.an 2.41 1.93 3.01 2. i ; 5.15
Feb. 1.60 1.02 2.15 .oi 1.23
Mar. 1.62 5.60 l.(' .' 1.40
April 3.14 2.06 .49 1.75 3.83
May 3.07 1.50 3.83 2.81 2.68
June 6.74 1.31 3.32 1.47 672
July 8.38 3.20 3.47 2.1.- 4.29
August 8.43 3.15 5.93 8.25 5.57
To22ndSep. 5.13 1.88 8.46 3.8 1.17
39.52 21.65 32.07 23.92 30.94


Notice.



MONTSERRAT.

Adaptation of Laws Regulations, 1956 (8. R. 0. 1956 No. 15).

Correction of typographical errors.


The following typographical error in the copies of the Adaptation of Laws Regulations, 1956,
(S. R. & 0. 1956 No. 15) published with Gazette No. 29 of 26th June, 1956, requires to be noted and
the Regulations corrected as hereunder:-


No. and
Year.


Short title.


7/1950 Prison (Extramural Sentences)
Act, 1950.


Section.


3 (1)


Correction.


Substitute bracketed figure (1) for
bracketed letter (f) occurrr.g
after the number 3 in the third
column.


Printed at the Government Printing Office, Antigua, Leeward Islands,
by EARL PIGOTT, Acting Government Printer.-By Authority.
1956.


[Price 8 cents]






No. 22 of 1956.


Interpretation and General
Clauses Act (Amendment).


[L.S.]


I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
6th September, 1956.






AiNTIGUA.

No. 22 of 1956.

An Ordinance to amend the Interpretation and
General Clauses Act, 1955.

[1st July, 1956]

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony
of Antigua as follows:-

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the
Interpretation and General Clauses Act (Amend-
ment) Ordinance, 1956 and shall be read as one
with the Interpretation and General Clauses Act,
1955, as amended, hereinafter called the Principal
Act.

2. (1) Section 2 of the Principal Act is
hereby nmended-

(a) by substituting the following defini-
nition for the definition of the expression
Administrator" in subsection (1) of the
S section-

3)i*, 7.2717


ANTIGUA.


Commence-
mont.


Short title.


L. Is. Acts
12/1955,
3/1956.
S.R. & 0.
1956/No 22.
Amendment.
of section 2 of
the Principal
Act.







ANTIGUA. 2 Interpretation and General No. 22 of 1956.
Clauses Act (Amendment).

Administrator" means the person for
the time being holding the ollice of
Administrator of the Colony and
includes any person for the time
being lawfully discharging the func-
tions of that office and to the extent
to which a Deputy appointed under
Article 8 of the Leeward Islands
Letters Patent, 1956, is authorised to
to discharge those functions, that
Deputy;

(b) by renumbering subsections (3) and
(4) as subsections (4) and (5) respectively;
and

(c) by inserting the following subsection
as subsection (3) of the section:
(3) Whenever in any Act passed t
by the General Legislature of the
Leeward Islands or in any Ordinance 4
having effect in the Colony on the first
day of July, 1956, or in any Ordinance
p a ssed thereafter the expression
'Governor' appears, save as otherwise
expressly provided or implied in such
Act, or Ordinance, that expression shall
be deemed to include the officer for the
rime being administering the Govern-
ment of the Colony."
(2) This section shall be deemed to have had
effect as from the 1st day of July, 1956.

ALEC LOVELACE,
Pr'esident.

Passed the Legislative Council this ,T h day
of August, 1956.
F. A. CLARKE,
Slerk of the (Councid.
Printed at the Government Priniinv Office. Antigua, Leewtird Islanls,
by EARL PrOTrr, Acting Goverrnment Printer,-By Authiority
1935


A. 47155--480-;9.56


[ r'ic. 4 cents.1








No. of 1956. Indictments Act (Amendment).


ANTIGUA.


No.


of 1956.


[BILL FOR]
An Ordinance to amend the Indictments Act.
I[
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony
of Antigua.

1. This Ordiaance may be cited as the
Indictments Act (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956,
and shall be read as one with the Indictments Act,
as amended, hereinafter called the Principal Act.
2. Subsection (1) of section 3 of the
Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution
of the words such persons as the Chief Justice
may appoint" for the words "the Chief Justice,
the Puisne Judge, the Attorney General and the
Chief Registrar".


President.
Passed the Legislative Council this
1956.


Commence.
monrt.


Short title.
L. Is. Act,
Cap. 36
8. R. & 0.
1956, No. 22.
Amendment
of section 3 of
the Principal
Act.


day


Clerk of the Council.


ANTIOUA.







ANTIGITA. 2 Indictments Act (Amendment). No. of 1956.

OBJECTS AND REASONS.


Section 3 (1) of the Indictments Act provides
for the establishment of a rule committee to vary or
annul the rules governing indictments contained in
the Schedule, and prescribes that the Committee
shall consist of the Chief Justice, the Puisne Judge,
the Attorney General and the Chief Registrar.
2. The post of Chief Registrar exists no
longer and it is desirable and indeed it is more
convenient since the Chief Justice is no longer
resident in the Colony, that the Committee should
consist of such persons as the Chief Justice may
appoint.
3.. This Bill seeks to effect the necessary
amendment.
DESMOND A. Mc NAMARA,
Acting Attorney general .























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No. of 1956. Development (Purchase of
Claremont) Loan.


















ANTIGUA.

No. of 1956.

[BILL Fon]

An Ordinance to authorise the raising of a loan
for an amount of twenty-four thousand
dollars to provide part of the funds required
for the purchase of Claremont Estate.


ANTIGUA.


[ ] Commence-
ment.
WHEREAS it is expedient to raise a loan
of twenty-four thousand dollars for the purpose
specified in the Schedule hereto:
ENACTED by the Legislature of the
Colony of Antigua:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Short title.
Development (Purchase of Claremont) Loan
Ordinance, 1956.


2. The Governor is hereby authorised to
raise a loan of an amount sufficient to produce
as nearly as may be the sum of twenty-four
thousand dollars and such further sums as may
be necessary to defray the expenses of issue.


Authority to
Governor to
borrow
S24000.






ANTIGUA. 2 Development (Purchase of No. of 1956.
Claremont) Loan.
Security for 3. The principal moneys and interest
represented by the loan issued under the provi-
sions of this Ordinance are hereby charged upon
and shall be payable out of the general revenues
and assets of the Colony.
Method ot 4. The loan hereby authorised or any
raising loan. part of it may be raised in London under the
8/s Yo. provisions of the General Loan and Stock
Ordinance, 19)50, or, n withstanding ai,, thing
to the contrary in the said Ordinance, indepen-
dently of that Ordinance, as the Governor or the
Crown Agents for Oversea Governments and
Administrations acting on his behalf may decide.
Application of 5. (1) Any sum raised to defray the
loan. expenses of issue shall be applied only to that
purpose.
(2) Save as aforesaid, the money to be
borrowed under the authority of this Ordinance
shall be appropriated and applied to the purpose
specified in the Schedule hereto.
constitution 6. (1) If any loan hereby authorised shall
of Sin i" be issued under the provisions of the General
payment of Loan and Stock Ordinance, 1950, then the contri-
interest. bution to Sinking Fund as contemplated by the
provisions of sections 14 and 28 of the General
Loan and Stock Ordinance, 1950, as the case may
be, shall commence in respect of any issue under
this Ordinance not later than one year after the
date from which the interest on such issue shall
commence to run.
(2) If any loan hereby authorised is raised
independently of the generall Loan and Stock
Ordinance, 1950, then the following provisions
shall apply:-
(a) so long as any portion of the loan
remains outstanding the Governor shall in
each half-year ending with the da, on which,
the interest on the loan falls due appropriate
out of the general revenues and assets of
the Colony a sum equal to one half-year's
interest on the whole of the loan outstanding








No. of li; Developlinent (Purchase of 3 ANTIGtiA.
C'laremont ) Loan.

and shall remit that sum to the Crown
Agents for Oversea Governments and
Administrations at, such time as will enable
them to pay thereout the then current half-
year's interest on the day on which it falls
due;
(b) the G(overnor shall also in each
half-year ending as aforesaid appropriate out
of ithi said revenues and assets of the
Colony for the formation of a sinking fund
for the r payment of the loan at par an
additional sutm in respect of the total
nominal amount of the loan outstanding
equal to one-half of the annual contribution
to he decided upon by the Governor on the
issue of the loan and shall remit that sum
to the Crown Agents for Oversea Govern-
ments and Administrations with the remit-
tance hereinbefore mnontioned:
Provided that the said contribution
shall commence not later than one year
after the date from which the interest on
the loan shall commence to run;
(c) the aforesaid contribution shaltlbe
not less than such amount as may be
determined with t!:e approval of the
Secretary of State to be sufficient to
redeem the loan at its due date;

(d) the Crown Agents for Oversea
Governments and Administrations shall
in vest so much of the money so remitted
to them as aforesaid as shall not be required
for the payment of interest for the current
hali'-year in the purchase of such securities
as may be approved by the Secretary of State
as a sinking fund for the final extinction of
the debt and the Crown Agents for Oversea
(Governments and AdminiStrations shall also
invest the dividends, interest or produce of
such of investments in the purchase of like
securities and may from time to time with
the approval of the Secretary of State change







ANTIGUA. 4 Development (Pufrchase of No, of 1956.
Claremont) Loan.

any such investments and shall hold such
funds in trust for the repayment of the
principal moneys for the time being
represented by the loan;
(e) in case the sinking fund provided
for by this Ordinance shall be insufficient
for the payment of all the principal moneys
borrowed under the authority of this
Ordinance at the time the same shall have
become due the Governor shall make good
the deficiencies out of the general revenues
and assets of the Colony.


President.
Passed the Legislative Council this day
of 1956.


Clerk of the Council.
SCHEDULE.

Part purchase Claremont Estate $24,000.


OBJECTS AND REASONS.


The object of this Bill is to authorise the
raising of a loan to provide the amount required
for completion of the purchase-money for
Claremont Estate.
RANDALL H. LOCKHART,
Acting Attorney General.
7th August, 1956.

ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office. Leeward Islands,
by EARL PIGOTT, Acting Government Printer.-By Authority.
1956.


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No. of 1956. Publication of the First Lists
of Voters (Extension of Time).



















ANTIGUA.

No. of 1956.
[BILL FOR]

An Ordinance to extend the time for publication
of the First Lists of Voters under the
Antigua Constitution and Elections Ordi-
nance, 1951.

[ ]
ENACTED by the Legislature of the
Colony of Antigua as follows:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the
Publication of the First Lists of Voters (Exten-
sion of Time) Ordinance, 1956.
2. Notwithstanding anything contained in
section 44 of the Antigua Constitution and
Elections Ordinance, 1951, the provisions of the
said section shall be construed with respect to
the publication of the first lists of voters for the
purpose of the general election to be held in the
year 1956 as if for the word "twenty-one"
appearing in the second line of subsection (1)
of the section, there were substituted the words
" thirty-one ".


ANTIGUA.


Commence-
ment.


Short title.


Extension of
of time for
publication of
First Lists of
Voters under
Antigua Con
stitution and
Elections
Ordinance,
1951,
(No. 10 of
1951).







ANTIGUA. 2 Publication of the First Lists No. of 1956.
of Voters (Extension of Time).
Validation of 3. Any act or thing done or omitted under
acts. the provisions of the said Antigua Constitution
and Elections Ordinance, 1951, which would
have been validly and properly done or omitted
under the said Ordinance if section 14 of the
said Ordinance had been as provided by this
Ordinance shall be deemed to be and to have been
validly and properly done thereunder.
Commence- 4. This Ordinance shall be deemed to have
ment. come into operation on the 14th day of August,
1956.


President.
Passed the Legislative Council this day
of 1956.


Clerk of the Council.









No. of 1956. Publication of the First Lists 3 ANTIGUA.
of' Poters (Extension of Time).

OBJECTS AND REASONS.


Under section 44 (1) of the Antigua Con-
stitution and Elections Ordinance, 1951, the
registering officers were required within twenty-
one days from the last day upon which any
notice of claim as provided in subsection (2)
of section 43 of the said Ordinance is allowed
to be made, to make out and post voters lists in
their respective districts.
2. These lists should have been completed
and posted on the 13th August 1956. The lists
were in fact posted on the 24th August, ten days
late.
3. The object of this Bill is to amend
section 44 (1) by substituting the words thirty-
one for the words twenty-one" therein for the
purpose of the 1956 elections and to validate the
acts done or omitted under the said section.
RANDALL H. LOCKHART,
Acting Attorney General.

















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1956.


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