7 1 VOL
It is announced for public inforuation that Sirl' SYDNEY C(AINE has beeti chosen to lead the United Kingdom Delegation in the resumed Sugar Coifetreno iin Geneva iext month. Sir SYDNEY is shortly retiring from the Vice Chancellorship of the ['niveri-tv f Malaya. He was Under Secretary of State, Colonial Office. dealing with Economic Affairs from 1947 to 1948.
20th Spt/no,is. 1956.
Ref. No. T P.S. 40/24,
Tb Foreign Office have advised that the Polish Government has appointed Monsieur JAN PETRUS as Consul-General of Poland in London with jurisdiction including British Colonial territories. Protectorates and territories under trust lbY the Governmnt. IT'nited Kingdom, anlld that this appointment will n)t necessitate the issue of the Queen's Exequatur.
2. Formal recognition in his consular' lpacity is accorded to Monsieur PET It US.
St. John' s,
Ref. No. A. 19/3.
Notice of Day and Place
Ths Administrator having issued his Writ of Election for the election of a member of the Legislative (Council for tl Northern electoral district the returning officer for the said district will on the 28th day of September, 1956, now next ensuing betwe, n the hours of ten o'clock in the forenooin and( one o'clock in the afternoon and between the hour's of two o'clock and four o'clock in the afterinoon at t he St. John's School, proceed to the nomiiition of a mnemher f1 r the Northern electoral district.
ANTIGUA, MONTSERRAT AND
VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE.
Published by authority.
. THURSDAY, 27rii SE PTIEMIBER, 1950. No.
Dated this 20th day of September, 1956.
J. R. DANIEL,
Rehtiurnini O(fie' fior the
Nor i thvrn L'ctoral District.
Ref. No 36/(007)
WRIT OF ELECTION.
ELIZABETIH THE SECOND)
BY THE GRACE OF GODI) of the United Kingdom of Great Britain andti Niorthern Ireland an d (f Our other Realms and T e r r itories Queen. Head of the Coinmon wealth, l)efender of the
To: JOHN U. ])ANIEL, Esq.
The Returing ()Offic' r of the
northern Elctorail Dis/rict of the Colonyof' lofeoterrat.
WHEREAS by subsection (1) of section 50 of the Montserrat Constitution 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 inembers 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 respective electoral districts for which Iiem]erS tare to be returned:
AND WHEREAS 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, 1.956 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 representative of the said District:
NOW, THEREFORE, 1 OSCAR ETHELBERT ITENBY, acting Administrator of the Colony of Montserrat do hereby require that you proceed to the nomination of candidates on Friday, the 28th day of September, 1956, at the St. John's School, and thereafter, if necessary you do on the 5th day of October, 1-956, between the hours of 7 o()'clock in the forenoon and 6 o'clock in the afternoon, cause election to be minade according to law of a member to serve inll the
Legislative Council of thle (Colony for the said electoral district and that you do cause the name of such menm1)er when so elected to be certified to me not later than thie 10th day of October, 1956.
Given under my hand and the
Public Seal of the Colony this 14th day of September, 1956, and in the fifth year
of HTier Majesty's reign.
O. E. HENRY,
The following Ordinanuice is circulated with this Gazette and forms part thereof:Antiq a.
No. 22 of 1956. "The Interpretation and General Clauses (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956."
2 pp. I'rice 4 cents
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 (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956."
"The Development (Purchase of Claremont) Loan Ordinance, 1956."
" The Publication of the First Lists of Voters (Extension of Time) Ordinance, 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 application is made to the Central Health Board.
This applies to the developed area only.
Secretary & E recutive Qticer.
Cenlra/ Housing & Planoing,
6th September, 1956.
56 THE ANTIGUVA, MONTSERRAT AND VIIU(NAISLANDS GAZErTTE [September 27. 1956
In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
NOTICE is hereby given that in pursuance of Rules made by the Chief Justice under Section 16 of the Windward 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 Tuesda:iy the 2nd day of October, 1956, at 1() o'clock in the forenoon.
Dated the 17th day of September 1956.
0. M. Browne.
In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Circuit Court Notice.
Notice is hereby given that in pursuance 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 undermentioned day on which the ensuing Circuit shall sit in the Colony, that is to say:--On Monday the 22nd day of October, 1956, at 10.00 o'clock in the forel oon.
F. O. C. HARRIS,
Registrar, Montserrat C'ircuit.
Regqistrar's f Qice,
24th September, 1956.
M. 65A/8 III.
Regulatio ts 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 11th of September, approval was gixen to the above-named Schemes by the Governor-in-Council.
A certi fled 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 inspection without payment of fee between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily (except on Saturdays when the hours will be 10 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.).
Dated this 18th day of September, 1956.
Secretary E" Ix'ecutidve Otlicer
Central A :th rit .
Central Housing t&" Planming At oritq
18Th Septeober,. 1956.
HARBOUR DEPARTME NT
Notice to Mariners
West Indies, Antigua--Bell on
The bell on the Buoy moird near the south-w est edge of Wa'rintgton Bank in the roadsteadl of St John's, Antigua, is out of comnuission.
E. H. Blanchard,
13th September, 1956.
Oentral Experiment Station 4ntigua.
Month. 1952. 195 3. 1Iu51 I 'j.356,
.tw 2.41 1.93 3.04 21; 5.15
Feb. 1.60 1.02 2.45 .AS 1.23
Mar. 1.62 5.60 1. S 1 L40
April 3.14 2.06 .49 1.75 3.83
May 3.07 1.50 3.83 281 2.68
June 6.74 1.31 3.32 1.47 J,72
July 8.38 3.20 3.47 2.1 4.29
August 8.43 3.15 5.93 8.25, 557
To22ndSep. 5.13 1.88 8.46 3 84 117
39.52 21.65 32.07 231 92 30.94
Adaptation of Laws Regqulations, 1956 (8. R. c 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.
7/1950 Prison (Extramural Sentences)
Substitute bracketed figure (1) for
bracketed letter (f) occurring after the numrnber 3 in the third
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No. 22 of 1956.
Interpretation and General Clauses Act (Amendment).
K. W. BLACKBURNE, Governor.
6th September, 1956.
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 (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956 and shall be read as one with the Interpretation and General Clauses Act, 1955, as amended, hereinafter called the Principal
2. (1) Section 2 of the Principal Act is
hereby amended(a) by substituting the following defininition for the definition of the expression Administrator" in subsection (1) of the
L. Is. Acts 1211955,
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 oilice of Administrator of the Colony and includes any person for the time being lawfully discharging the funetions 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;
(c) by inserting the following subsection as subsection (3) of the section:
(3) Whenever in any Act passed by the General Legislature of the Leeward Islands or in any Ordinance having effect in the Colonyv on the first day of July, 1956, or in any Ordinance pa s s ed thereafter the expression 'Governor' appears, save as otherwise expressly provided or implied in such Act, or Ordinance, that exoression shall be deemed to include the officer for the rime being administering the Governminent of the Colony."
(2) This section shall be deemed to have nhad
effect as from the 1st day of July, 1956.
Passed the Legislative Countcil this 28th day
of August, 1956.
F. A. CLARKE,
Slerk of the Couned.
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No. of 1956. Indictments Act (Amendment).
An Ordinance to amend the Indictments Act.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony of Antigua.
1. This Ordiaance imay 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 ".
Passed the Legislative Council this 1956.
L. Is. Act, Cap. 36 S. R. & 0. 1956, No. 22.
Amendment of section 3 of the Principal Act.
(lerk of the Council.
ANTIGUA. 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
3.. This Bill seeks to effect the necessary
DESMOND A. Mc NAMARA, Acting Attorney G;eneral.
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No. of 1956. Development (Purchase of Claremont) Loan.
No. of 1956.
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.
WHEREAS it is expedient to raise a loan of lwenty-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 024000.
ANTIOUA. 2 Derelopment (Purchase of No. of 1956.
Security for 3. The principal moneys and interest
loan. represented by the loan issued under the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby charged upon and shall be payable out of the general revenues
and assets of the Colony.
Method odf 4. The loan hereby authorised or any
raising loan. part of it may be raised in London under the 8/s96o. provisions of the General Loan and Stock
Ordinance, 19)530, or, n twithstanding anything to the contrary in the said Ordinance, independently 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
(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 sinking
fuSd n be issued under the provisions of the General payment of Loan and Stock Ordinance, 1950, then the contriinterest. 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 (General Loan andl Stock Ordinance, 1.950, 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 day, on which the interest on the loan falls due appropriate out of the general revenues and assets of the Colony a sumn equal to one half-year' interest on the whole of the loan outstanding
No. of 1956. Development (Purchase of 3 ANTIGIlA.
(C laremont) Loan.
and shall remit that sum to the Crown Agents for Oversea Governmn ts and Administration at such time as will enable them to pa, thereout the then current haifyear's interest on the day on which it falls
(b) the (Governor shall also in each
half-year ending as aforesaid appropriate out of the said revenues and assets of the (olony for the formation of a sinking fund for the repayment of the loan at par an additional sum in respect of the total nominal aMimont of the loan outstanding equal to onie-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 Governments and Administrations with the remittance herebinbefore own Tioned:
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 shalbe
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
invest so much of the money so remitted to them as aforesaid as shall not be required f'o the payment of interest for the current half'-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 (overnments aid Adminitrations shall also invest the dividends, interest or produce of such of investments in the purchase of like securities and mnay from time to time with the approval of the Secretary of State change
ANTIGUA. 4J Derelopment (P'rchase of No, of 1956,
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.
Passed the Legislative Council this day
Clerk of the Council.
Part purchase Claremont Estate $21,000.
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
RANDALL H. LOCKHART,
Acting Attorney General.
7th August, 1956.
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No. of 1956. Pulication of the First Lists
Of Voters (Extension of Time).
No. Of 1966.
An Ordinance to extend the time for publication
of the First Lists of Voters under the Antigua Constitution and Elections Ordinance, 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 (hxtension 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 ".
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 Pldicatiot 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 44 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.
Conmmence- 4. This Ordinance shall be deemed to have
ment. come into operation on the 14th day of August,
Passed the Legislative Council this dayof 1956.
Clerk of the Council.
No. of 1956. Publication of the First Lists 3 ANTIGUA.
of' Poters (Extension qf 7ime).
OBJECTS AND REASONS.
Under section 44 (1) of the Antigua Constitution and Elections Ordinance, 1951, the registering officers were required within twentyone 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 "thirtyone" 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. LOCxHART,
Acting Attorney General.
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