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Group Title: Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette.
Title: The Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette
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Title: The Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette
Physical Description: 12 v. : ; 25-35 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Antigua
British Virgin Islands
Publisher: Govt. Printer.
Place of Publication: St. John's? Antigua
Frequency: weekly
completely irregular
Subject: Law -- Periodicals -- Antigua and Barbuda   ( lcsh )
Law -- Periodicals -- Montserrat   ( lcsh )
Law -- Periodicals -- British Virgin Islands   ( lcsh )
Politics and government -- Periodicals -- Antigua and Barbuda   ( lcsh )
Politics and government -- Periodicals -- Montserrat   ( lcsh )
Politics and government -- Periodicals -- British Virgin Islands   ( lcsh )
Genre: federal government publication   ( marcgt )
legislation   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )
Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1-12, no. 18; July 5, 1956-Mar. 30, 1967.
General Note: Includes supplements consisting of bills, ordinances, statutory rules & orders, etc.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00076853
Volume ID: VID00033
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 Related Items
Preceded by: Leeward Islands gazette
Succeeded by: Antigua official gazette
Succeeded by: Montserrat official gazette
Succeeded by: Virgin Islands official gazette

Table of Contents
        Page 15
        Page 16
    Antigua, Ordinance, no. 37 of 1956: Supplementary Appropriation (1953) Ordinance, 1956
        Page A-1
        Page A-2
    Montserrat, Ordinance, no. 24 of 1956: Enactment (Leeward Islands Acts) Ordinance. 1956
        Page B-1
        Page B-2
        Page B-3
        Page B-4
        Page B-5
        Page B-6
    Antigua, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 48 of 1956: Saint Phillips Extension Scheme, 1956
        Page C-1
        Page C-2
        Page C-3
        Page C-4
        Page C-5
        Page C-6
        Page C-7
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published by cAuthority.

THURSDAY, 17,'i JANUARY, 1957.

No. 4.


His Excellency the Acting (lover-
nor li; iasned a Conmmission to His
Honour Alec Lovelace, M.B.E., M.C.,
appointing him to be his Deputy for
the period of His Excellency's visit
to the Virgin Islands from the 15th
to the 22nd .January, 1957.

(Chief S'ecrtary's a *;,
10th/ Janiutry. ?1957.
Ref. No. 47/00o2:.

The Acting Governor has, under
section 3 of the Income Tax Ordi-
nance, No. 2 of 1946, of the British
Virgin Islands, been pleased to
appoint the following persons to he
Commissioners for the due adminis-
tration of the said Ordinance:-

His Honour G. P. Allsebrook-
( Chairman)
The font. T. E. A. Perkins
Mr. N. E. A. Harrigan
His Hononr G. P. Allsebrook has been
appointed in place of His Honour Lt.
Col. H. A. C. Howard, and replacing
the Hon. T. E. A. Perkins now back
from le:;vo.
The Acting Governor has, under
section 44 of the Income Tax Ordi-
nance, No. 2 of 1946, of the British
Virgin Islands, been pleased to ap-
point the Official Representative of
the Colonial Income Tax Office, Lon-
don, as agent for the territory of the
British Virgin Islands.

Chief Secretary's 0:1'..
9th Januaryl. 1957.
Ref. No. 47/00007,

It is hereby notified for general
information that applications for the
undermentioned telecommunications
licences or renewals of such licences,
(a) Amateur Stations
(b) Aeronautical Stations
(c) Ship Radio Stations
(d) Land. Mobile and Coast Stations
(e) Marine Operating Licences
(f) Radio Receixing Set Licences,
must be made to the Telecommunica-
tions Officer in the month of January
in each year.

Any person using or operating any
of the abovementioned telecommuni-
catitli, apparatus without having first

92 7 2 7

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obtained the appropriate licence is
liable to a penalty not exceeding
$250.00 and to forfeiture of the
All applications should be addressed
in c;ar- of the Admlinistrator's Oliice,
Iligh Street, St. John's.
Admini strwior's OJfie,.
11th January, 1957.
Ref. No. A. 75/1a.

Wi:h ref-p-rnce to the Press Notice
of tlh, I1lit January, 1957 regarding
telecomrmuntications licences, owners
of radio seFs are requested to have
the same licensed at the Police St;ition
in the district where such owners
reside, and not through the Admitis-
trator's Office as stated in the above-
mentioned Notice.
Administrulor'. 0, ,
15th ,January. 1957.

No. 6.
Appointments and transfers etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-
Browne, Miss R. F., to be Ward Sister,
Holherton Hospital, Antigua.
Jan. 7
Daniel, A., Petty Officer, Class III,
Governor's Office, to be Petty
Officer, Class II, Mental Hospital,
Antigua Jan. 1.
Knight, Miss S. C.. Junior Clerk,
Administration. Antigua, confirmed
in appointment. Jan. 1
Murphy. D., Prison Officer, Grade III,
Antigua, confirmed in appointment.
Jan. 1
It is hereby notified for general
information that Receipt No. 7942
together with its counterfoil is miss-
ing from the book numbered 7901-
8000 which was previously issued to
John Crump of Seatons, a collector of
rents and loans repayments for the
Labour Welfare Office.
2. The receipt is invalid and any-
one in possession of it should report
same to the Chief Accountant, Treas-
ury, immediately.
W. S. Abbott,
Erecutive Secretary
Sugar Industry Labour Welfare
Labour Welfare Office,
Tminpler S'tret,
'/. John's,
8th .January, 1957.
Ref. No. A. 65/7--V.


No. 7.
The Stecretary of State for the
Colonies has informed the Acting
Governor tli.t the power of dis-
allowance will not le exercised in
respect of the undermentioned Ordi-
No. 15 of 1956, "The Crown Pro-
ceedings (Amendment) Ordinance,
1956 ".
Ref. No. 47/00305.
No. 23 of 1956, The Distribution
of German Enemy Property Ordi-
nance, 1956 ".
Ref. No. 47/00443.
No. 10 of 1956, "The Crown Pro-
ceedings (Amendment) Ordinance,
1956 ".
Ref. No. 47;00307
Virgin Islands.

No. 8 of 1956, "The
ceedings (Amendment)
1956 ".
Ref. No. 47/00308.
Chief Secretary's Office,
Leeward Islands,
12th January, 1957.
No- 8.

Crown Pro-

The following Ordinances and
Statutory Rule and Order are circu-
lated with this Gazette and form part

No. 37 of 1956, Supplementary
Appropriation (1 9 5 3) Ordinance,
1956 ". 2 pp. Price 4 cts.

No. 24 of 1956, "The Enactment
(Leeward Islands Acts) Ordinance,
1956 ". 6 pp. Price 8 cts.



No. 48 of 1956, "The Saint
Phillips Extension Scheme, 1956"
7 pp. Price 9 cts.



British Nationality Regulations, 1948.

Under Regulation 6 (b) of the
British Nationalty Regulations, 1948,
His Excellency the Acting Governor
has b-en pleased to direct that, where
an application for the registration of
a person as a citizen of the United
Kingdom and Colonies in accordance
with the provisions of the British
\ ..i:Aty Regulations, 1948, is
made- to the Governor, such registra-
tion shall, if the application is granted,
be effected in the Leeward Islands at
the Office of the Chief Secretary, in
the City of Saint John's in the
Island of Antigua.

2. Under Regulation 9(3)(b) of the
.rl.-.1 Nationality Regulations, 1948,
His Excellency the Acting Governor
ha also been pleased to direct that,
where a certificate of naturalization is
granted by the Governor, the oath of
allegiance required by Section 10(1)
of the British Nationality Act, 1948,
to be taken shall be registered in the
Leeward Islands at the Office of the
Chief Secretary, in the City of Saint
John's in the Island of Antigua.

3. This notice supersedes the
notice on this subject which was
published in the Leeward Islands
Gazette of the 29th June, 1950.

Dated the 24th day of December,

By His Excellency's Command,

C. S. Roberts,
Acting Chief Secretary.

Office of the Chief Secretary,
Leeward Islands,
At Antiguli,
24th December, 1956.
Ref. No. 47/00067-II.

A Certificate of Naturalisation
No. 2 of 1956 dated the 24th Novem-
ber. 1956. has been granted to Mr.
JoSe:' FrInRMNO DI SOUSA of Long
Street, St. John's, Antigua, under the
Brilish Nationality Act, 1948.

Chi'f ,eoretaary's O0fice.
Leeward Islands,
A t A nt igura.
24th .)ec lmbe, 1.i.'..
Ref. No. 55/00020.

Thi Income Ti'ax Ordinance No. 7
of 1945 (as anmendrd).

Public Officers and Pensioners.
Any public officer or pensioner
liable to pay income tax whose in-
come including that of his wife
consists solely of his and/or her
emoluments as a public olticer or

pensioner or other allowance from
public funds, shall deliver a true and
correct return of his whole income to
the Commissioners not later than the
31st day of January, 1957. (Section
67 and S. R. & O. 1946, N'>. 13).

Other Persons.

Every person (including a com-
pany) liable to pay income tax shall
deliver a true and correct return of
his whole income not later than the
31st day of March, 1957 (Section 67
and S. R. & 0. 1946, No. 13).

Agents, Trustees, Etc.

Any person having the direction,
control or management of any prop-
erty or concern, or being in receipt
of income; on behalf of any ,person,
whether resident or non-resident. as
attorney, factor, agent, trustee, cura-
tor or committee should make and
deliver to the Comm issioners a return
in respect of such property, concern
or income not later than the 31st day
of March. 1957. (Sections 28 and

Any person may he considered to
be "liable to pay inconoi tax" if his
income from all sources exceeds one
hundred andi twelve pounds ( .'.;.60).
All claims for deduction from in-
come tax must be substantiated by
the production of rricipts or other
hond fide evidence'.


Any person liable to pay income
tax who fails to make or deliver a
return within the prescribed period
shall be guilty of an offelnce against
this Ordinance and shall be liable on
conviction to a penalty not exceeding
one hundred pounds, and in default
of payment to imprisonment with or
without har I labour for a term not
exceeding six months.
Any person who makes or delivers
a false return ior keeps or pi'"epares
any false accounts or partienlars con-
cerning any income in which tax is
payable shall be guilty of an offence
and shall be liable on conviction to a
fine not exceeding five hundred
pounds, or to imprisonment with or
without hard labour for a term not
exceeding six months. (Section 64).

A. A. Caines,
f/r the Commissioners.
4th January, 1957.


C" n trial '. t.. .*inent Station

.n tiyiua.

Month 1953. 1954. 1955. 195C. 1957,
To 12th Jan. *79 151 1.86 4.82 1.23

general information that as from 1st
January, 1957, the Antigua Electricity
Board and its undertaking became a
Government Department under the
control of the Director of Electricity
and Telephones. The undertaking is
now called the Electricity, Ice and
Cold Storage Department.

All persons, indebted to the now
defunct Board are requested to settle
their indebtedness to the Board with
the above Department. All cheques
should he made payable to the Office
Ma,,- ., c of the Department. Mr.
ERIC CHALLtNGER, and all com-
munications should 1) addressed to
the Office of the Department at St.
Mary's Street, St. John's.

Administrator's 0(fice,
St. John's,
7th January, 1957

general informal ion that until further
notice the Office of the Electricity, Ice"
and Cold Storae Department in St.
Mary's Street, St. John's, will be
open to the public on the following
days and during the hours stated

Mondays to Fridays-9 a.m. to 12
noot)n and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturdays-9 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.

Administrator's Oflice.

St. John's,


7lh .anuary, 1957.
Ref. No. PWO 29/3--11.


The Vehicles & Road Traffic
Ordinance, 1946.

By virtue of the powers conferred
on me in Section 2 of the Vehicles
and Road Tra lic O:dinance 1946
(No. 5 of 1946() I hereby fix the
period Iwrelnder for the lighting of

Until furthi-r notice, the lighting
period of vehicles shall be from
5.45 p.m. to 6.10 a.m.

Dated this 31st day of December,
'Tr '.. C onissioner.

12th December, 1956.
Ref. No. 36/)0007.

Printel; at the Govierment Printing Office, Antigimlu Leeward Islands, by E. M. BLACKMAN, MAB.E,
Government Printer.--By Authority.
195. 25 ts.
[Price 25 cents.]

No. 37 of 1956.


S'q pl' mIdar.il, Appropriation


Acting Governo
31st December, 1
SAN28 FEb1957 T


No. 37 of 1956.

An Ordinance to sanction certain further payments
from the Public Treasury in excess of the
sums placed on the Estimates for the year
ended on the thirty-first day of December,

[31st December, 19561.


ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony
of Antigua.
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Short title.
Supplementary Appropriation (1953) Ordinance,

2. The various suns of money set forth in
the Schedule to this Ordinance amounting in all to
five hundred and twenty-nine thousand one hun-
dred and seventy-nine dollars, and drawn from the
Public Treasury for the service of the year ended
the thirty-first day of December, 1953, under the
X warrant of the Governor, but not provide d for in
3A 7197

Legalizationi of

ANTIGUA. 2 Supplementa7y Appropriation No. 37 of 1956.

the Estimates for the said year, are hereby declared
to have been lawfully expended for the services
mentioned in the said Schedule.

Repeal. 3. The Supplementary Appropriation (1953)
10/1956. Ordinance, 1956, is hereby repealed.


Passed the Legislative Council this 21st day
of December, 1956.

Clerk of the Comunnl.


Head Service Amount
III. Federal Contribution .... 11,604
VIII. Water Board ... 37,499
XI V. Education ... 12,061
XV. Government Undertakings ... 6
XX. Supply Office ... 4,875
XXV. Public Works Recurrent ... 126,261
XXVI. Public Works Extraordinary ... 8,2,
XXVIII. Hurricane Rehousing .... 25,649
XXX. Deferred 1\ 1tiir-mlce .... 7,460
XXIX. Development & Welfare Schemes .... 295,504


Printed at th. (Govornment P luitir._ Office. Antigua, Leward IslandF.
by E. M. BLACKMAN, M.B.E., Government Printer.--By Authority.

A 47184--500--l.57.

[Price 4 cents.]

No. 24 of 1956. The Enactmient (Lcewrard Islands
Acts) Ordinance, 1956.


P. D.

Acting Governor.
31st December, 1956.


No. 24 of 1956.

An Ordinance to enact certain Acts of the former
Colony of the Leeward Islands.

[lst July, 1956.]


ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony
of Montser'rat.

1. This Ordinance may he cited as the Short title.
Enactment (Leeward Islands Acts) Ordinance,

2. In this Ordinance the expression "the
appointed day means the first day of July, 195;.

8. (1) The Acts specified in the Schedule
hereto being Acts of the former Colony of the
Leeward Islands in force in the said Colony
immediately before the appointed day shall have
effect in the Colony of :.[ iitarr;tr as if they
had been enacted by the Legislative Council


Enactment of
certain Acts of
the former
Colony of the



Date of opera- 4. Section 3 of this
tion of section:3. deemed to have had eil ect as
of the appointed day.

Ordinance shall be
from the beginning

Passed the Legislative Council this 21st
day of December, 1956.

Clerk of the Council.


Short title.

The Apportionment Act
The Arbitration Act
The Fatal Accidents Act
The Insolvent Estates Act
The Libel and Slander Act
The Maintenance Orders (Facilities for Enforcement)
The Prescription Act
The Real Property Limitation Act
The Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act
The Female Lunatics (Protection) Act
The Probation of Offenders Act
,The Government Chemists Certificate A~ct
The King's Seamen's Discipline Act
The Merchant Seamen's Discipline Act
The Uniforms Act
The British Ministers and Consuls Act

2 TIf Enactment (Leeward Islands No. 24 of 1 .,i.
Acts) Ordinance.
(2) Any instrument having effect in the
former Colony of the Leeward Islands immedi-
ately before the appointed day and made by
virtue of any Act referred to in subsection (1)
of this section shall have effect in the Colony of
[, 'iIt-'errat as if it had been made in pursuance of
that Act as it has effect in that Colony by virtue
of the said subsection.



No, 24 of 1956. Tie Enactment (Leeward Islands 3 MONT-
Acts) Ordinanoee SERRAT.
PART I-(ont'd),

Cap. "'tit le,
73 The Oaths Act
95 The Real Estate Charges Act
96 The Real Property Ace
101 The Vendor and Purchaser Act
106 The Hours for Marriages Act
120 The Promissory Oaths Act
129 The Overseas Nurses' Pensions Act
138 The Bills of Lading Act
142 The Factors Act
143 The Merchant Shipping (Agreements) Act
146 The Partnership Act
155 The Receivers of Wreck Act
156 The Wrecks Inquiries Act
157 The Antigua Diocesan Synod Incorporation Act
158 The Seventh Day Adventist Church Incorporation Act


No. & Year. Short title.
7/1928 The Real Representative Act, 1928
9/1928 The New Edition of the Statutes Act, 1928

S'/19:31f The Patents Act, Amendment Act, 1930
3/1930 The United Kingdom Designs (Protection) Act, 1930
6/1930 The Infant Life (Preservation) Act, 1930
2/1931 The Small Cl..,. Amendment Act, 1931
3/1931 The ?Magistrate'- Code of Procedure Act, Amendment Act,
4/1931 The Arbitration (Foreign Awards) Act, 1931
5/1931 The 1M.n' ta. i, a. Orders (Facilities for Etlif.,:i...'-. )
Amendment Act, 1931
4/1932 The Small Charges (Amendment) Act, I'..'1
12/1932 The Obeah (Amendment) Act, :I'iv
17/1932 The M.:-r. i,.ll Shipping (Agreements) (Amendment) Act,
"23/11?32 The Small Trespass (Amendment) Act, 1932
2/1933 The Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1933
.,/I:I:.. The Bills of Exchange (Amendment) Act, 1933
4/1'. ; The Imperial Lighthouse Dues Act, 1933
7/1933 The Small Charges (Amendment) Act, 1933
1/ 1:;:. The Criminal Law Amendment (Amendment) Act, 1933
9/1933 The Registration and Records (Amendment) Act, 1933

MONT- 4 The Enactment (Leeward Islands No. 24 o 1956.
SERRAT. Acts) Ordinance.
No. & Year. Short title.

311934 The United Kingdon Designs (Protection) (Amendment)
Act, 1934
4/1934 The Patents granted in the United Kingdom (Amendment)
Act, 1934
8/1934 The Marriage (Prohibited Degrees of Relationship) Act,
211935 The Judgments Act, 1935
5/1935 The Title by Registration Act, 1935

2/1936 The Small Charges Act, 1936

10/1937 The Probates (Resealing) Act, 1937
15/1937 The Title by Registration (Amendment) Act, 1937
1811937 The Infant Life (Preservation) Act, 1937
21/1937 The Labour (Minimum Wage) Act, 1937
29/1937 The Counterfeit Currency (Convention) Act, 1937
30/1937 The Jury (Amendment) Act, I:i.'

4/1938 The Companies (Amendment) Act, 1938

4/1939 The Offences against the Person (Amendment) Act, 1939
5/1939 The Employment of Children Prohibition Act, 1939
7 1939 The Stamp (Amendment) Act, Ii.'i
8 1939 The Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Act, 1939
9/1939 The Production of Telegrams Act, 1939
1311939 The Stamp (Amendment No. 2) Act, 1939
19/1939 The Summary Jurisdiction (Amendment) Act, 1939

1/1941 The S.iit.lppo', I It.- 1F. (Validating) Act, 1941
3/1941 The Undesirable Persons Expulsion (Amendment) Act,
5/1941 The Oil. ces against the Person (Amendment) Act, 1941
9/1941 The Counterfeit Currency Act, 1941
10/1941 The '.liti.,i and Undesirable Publications (Amendment)
Act, 1941
11/1941 The Administration of It.-t.t. m by Consular Officers Act,
12/1941 The t-iinp (Anendment) Act, I'l11
16/1941 The Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Act, 1941
1/1942 The Trade Unions (Amendment) Act, 1942
311942 The Evidence (Amendment) Act, 1942
41.942 The Legitimacy (Amendment) Act, 1942
5/1942 The Small Charges (Amendment) Act, 1:II'J
8/1942 The Stamp (Amendment) Act, 1942
4/1944 The Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act, 1944
7/1944 The Wills (Soldiejs and Sailors) Act, 1944
8/1914 The Small Charges (Anelndmient) Act, 1944
13/1944 The Administration of Small Estates Act, 1944
14/1944 The Wills (Soldiers and Sailors) (Amendment) Act, 1944
15/1944 The Death Duties Remission (War Casualties) Act, 1944
16/1944 The Trade Unions (Amendment) Act, 1"It

No. 24 of 1956. The Enactment (Leeward Islands 5 MfINT-
Acts) Ordinance. 8ERRAT.
No. & Year. Short title.

3/1945 The Trade Unions (Amendment) Act, 11i4:.
9/1945 The Seventh Day Adventist Church Incorporation
(Amendment) Act, 1945
10/1945 The Magistrate's Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act,
5/1946 The Extradition Act. 1946
2/1947 The Trade Unions (Amendment) Act, 1947
3/1947 The Undesirable Persons Expulsion (Amendment) Act,
6/1947 The Trust Corporation (Probate and Administration) Act,
11/1947 The Currency Interpretation Act, 1947

2/1' .94 The Supreme Court (Amendment) Act, 1948
3/1948 The Summary Jurisdiction (Amendment) Act, 1948
15/1948 The Legitimacy (Amendment) Act, 1948

1/1949 The Matrimonial Causes (War M)jrni.,.-l Act, 1949
3/194'- The Aliens Land Holding Regulation (Amendment) Act.
5/1949 The British Nationality (Fees, (O!ei. and Penalties)
Act, 1949
61/'14'1 The Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act, 1949
8/1949 The Corporal Punishment Act, 1949
12/1949 The Sale of Goods Act, 1949
14/1949 The Magistrate's Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act,
18/1949 The Larceny (Protection of Predial Produce) Act, 1949
4/1951 The Diplomatic Privilege (Extension) (Amendment) Act, 1951
5/1951 The Stamp (Amendment) Act, 1951
8/1951 The Causes of Action (Survival) Act, 1951
9/19. 1 The Fatal Accidents (Amendment) Act, 1951
10/1951 The Police Pensions (Preservation of Rights) Act, 1951

1/1953 The Telecommunications (Amendment) Act, 1953
4/1953 The Small Charges (Amendment) Act, 1953
9/ '::.3 The Corporal Punishment (Amendment) Act, 1953
l":/li.":', The Offences against the Person (Amendment) Act, 1953
16/1953 The Sentence of Death (ExpectantMothers) Act, 1953
19/1 '*.. The Stamp (Amendment) Act, 1953
21/1953 The Unrepresented Estates (Amendment) Act, 1953
3/1954 The Larceny (Amendment) Act, 1954
5/ F ..1 The Immigration and Passport (Amendment) Act, 1954
7/1'.:! The Agricultural Small Holdings (Amendment) Act, 1954
9/1;'..1 The Title by Registration (Amendment) Act, 1954
Sl/i .'I i The Currency (Amendment) Act, 1954
il^5'/1 The Evidence (Amendment) Act, 1954

MONT- 6 The Enactment (Leeward islands No. 24 of 1956.
SERRAT. Acts) Ordinance.

No. & Year

Short title.

The Stamp (Amendment) Act, 1955
The Summary Jurisdiction (Amendment) Act, 1955
The Small Charges (Amendment) Act, 1955
The Currency (Amendment) Act, 1955
The Post Office (Amendment) Act, 1955

The Promissory Oaths (Amendment) Act, 1956
The Interpretation and General Clauses (Amendment) Act
The Magistrate's Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1956
The Larceny (Amendment) Act, 1956.

Printed at tho Government PrintingM Offoo, Antigua, Leeward Islands
by E LACKMA N, M.B.E., Government Printer.-By Anthnrity.




(Price 8 cents.]



1956, No. 48.


1. Designation of Scheme. The Scheme set out
hereunder shall be designated the St. IPhillips Scheme.

2. Area of Scheme. The provision of the scheme
shall apply to all that area of land comprising 23.75
acres delineated and defined on a map or plan prepared by
E. A. Govia, Licensed Surveyor, on the 22nd May, 1953,
which s.,il1 land was formerly part of Lower Waldron and
is bounded as follows, that is to say, on the rEast by lands of
Lower Waldron and Road. on the North by lands of Lower
Waldron, on the West by Lyons Estate and on the South by
lands of Glebe end Lyons.
3. Object of Scheme. To provide plots to relieve
rf.n et'stirni of villages.
4. Development of Land. Save as may be
permitted by the terms of an order made under the provisions
of section 22 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Ordinance
1941 (No. 4 of 19418) the development of land (within the
meaning of the said Ordinance) shall be restricted to the area
shown on the aforesaid map or plan and be carried out in
accordance with the provisions of this scheme.
5. Size of Building Plots. There are 110 Plots of
various sizes, as shown on the plan, 68 of which are 50' x 80',
that is 4000 sq. ft. in area.

6. Prohibited Purposes. (a) No land shall be
bought, sold, leased, mortgaged, exchanged or sublet without
the consent in writing of the Central Authority.

/4 6

(b) The consent of the Central Authority shall not
be unreasonably withheld, provided that consent shall not
be granted unless the prospective purchaser, lessee,
exchange or sub-lessee or his agent make a statutory
declaration that the land is required and intended for his
own use or the personal use of his principal.
(c) In cases where consent has been withheld to an
application for permission to sell, lease or exchange, the
Central Authority may, with the agreement of the prospec-
tive vendor, leasor or exchanger repurchase the land at a
reasonable sum. In the event of failure to arrive at a
reasonable sum by agreement the matter shall be referred
to arbitration.
(d) No dry goods store, shop, parlour or other place
where food is sold shall be established or connected with-
out the approval in writing of the Central Authority.
7. Subdividing. No plot as laid out on the said map
or plan shall be subdivided.
8. Maintenance of Land and House in Good
Condition. It shall be the responsibility of the purchaser of
each plot to maintain both land and house in good condition to
the satisfaction of the Central Authority.
9. Building Line. In order to preserve the uni-
formity of the frontage the purchaser of each plot shall observe
the building line which is a distance of at least 10 ft. from the
road boundary, curb of the road or access path, and in no case
shall the front of any dwelling house or any building be made
to extend nearer to or further from the said road or street than
such position on the said land as is indicated by the said building
10. Size of Houses and height of Dwelling
Houses above ground. Every new building intended
as a dwelling house to be erected on any of the lots shall
have a minimum habitable floor space of not less than 120 sq. ft.
and shall have the lowest floor raised from the ground at least
eighteen inches and supported on masonry with proper and
sufficient ventilation beneath the floor; provided that if the
frontage of the building abuts on any public place the said
building shall be on a continuous dwarf wall or concrete pillars.
11. Approval of Plans. No dwelling-house, shop,
hotel or other building shall be erected upon any of the plots
otherwise than in accordance with plans and 'elevations and of

materials previouslyv'npproved by or on behalf of the Central
Authority and no building shall be commenced upon any plot
until the Central Authority or its agents shall have given a
certificate in writing of such approval.
12. One Building or Private House with
Out-Buildings on each Plot. Not more than one
building or dwelling-house shall be erected on each plot
except the necessary and usual- oit-buildings, stables, garage
with living rooms over to be used in connection with any house
erected on the same plot or any house now standing or hereafter
to be erected on any adjoining land and such dwelling-house
shall not be of less value than '-l exclusive of stabling and
out-buildings, and no building shall be erected until the site
and elevation thereof and the site of any offices and stabling
thereto shall have been approved by or on behalf of the
Central Authority, and every such building shall be of such
character and description and build according to such plans,
designs and elevations as shall have been similarly approved in
writing before the same is commenced, and no such building
shall after erection be altered without the like previous consent
in writing before the same is commenced.
18. Coverage of Plot. No dwelling-house, includ-
ing. out-houses of whatever character on a building plot shall
cover more than I of the surface of the plot.
14. Excavations. No sand or gravel shall be dug out
of any plot except in the course of excavating for foundations
15. Kitchens. The floor of every kitchen shall be
made of non-inflammable materials and the chimney of every
such building shall be carried to such a height above continuous
height as may be specified by the Central Authority.
16. Garage. Every garage shall be made of concrete,
stone, iron or some non-inflammable material as far as
17. Latrine Accommodation. Every building
intended for use as a dwelling or as a shop, or as a factory, or
us a place of business shall be provided with proper latrine
accommodation e.g. a pit latrine of a type to be approved
by the Health Authorities.
18. Drainage. Each plot shall have drains properly
laid to a suitable outfall for the efficient drainage of any rain or
surface water from the site, and the subsoil of the site shall be
effectually drained, whenever the possibility of dampness of the
site renders such a precaution necessary.

19 Projections beyond Building Line or over
Public Place. No portion of the front wall of any message
or dwelling-house to be erected on any part of the plot shall
project beyond the building line indicated upon the said plan,
and no portion of or attachment to any building shall
permanently project on or over any public place in such a
manner that in the opinion of the Central Authority or other
competent authority it would cause an obstruction or danger.

20. Temporary Structures. There shall not at
any time be erected or placed or suffered to be or remain on
any of the plots any temporary building or structure except
sheds, workshops or office rooms to be used for the purpose of
and in connection with the building of permanent buildings in
course of construction upon such plot.

21. Air space in front of Dwelling-House.
Every dwelling-house shall have an open space of at least
twenty-four feet in front thereof. The space shall be measured
to the boundary of any land or building immediately opposite
to the dwelling-house or to the opposite site of any public
place on which the dwelling-house immediately abuts and the
space shall extend throughout the whole frontage of such

22. Air space around Dwelling-House. No
dwelling-house shall be placed nearer than a distance of sixteen
feet to its site boundary at the rear or nearer than a distance of
six feet from the eaves or any projecting part to its site boundary
on either side. Provided that out-buildings approved by the
vendor or other competent authority may be erected at the
rear of a dwelling house.

23. Encroachment. No person shall erect any new
building without previously removing every step or other
encroachment which may be in or on the public place in front
of the site where such building is to be erected.

24. Notice of intention to Build. (a) Every
person intending to erect, remove or alter a building shall give
notice of such intention to the Central Authority.

(b) The notice shall be in duplicate upon the form
prescribed by the Central Authority and shall be
accompanied by plans in duplicate sufficient to show that
the proposed building complies with the requirements of
the Central Authority.

25. Approval by the Central Authority.
ie Central Authority shall within six weeks of the delivery of
ch notice, signify in writing its approval or disapproval
ereof. In the case of disapproval the Authority shall give
sons for its disapproval or specify what alterations are
26. Notification of work. Any owner or his
,ent who intends to execute or executes work to which this
heine applies,
(a) shall notify the Central Authority in writing the
date on which work will begin;
(b) shall notify the Central Authority in writing of
the completion of any work within fourteen days after
(c) may notify the Central Authority in writing of
the completion of part of any work to a value not less than
five hundred dollars within fourteen days of the completion
of work.
27. Period of Construction. (a) Building
instruction shall commence within six months of approval,
iling which the approval shall be deemed to have lapsed.
Construction shall be completed within one year of the date
The Central Authority may in its discretion grant an
:tension of the abovementioned period.
(b) In the case of default the Central Authority may
re-purchase the lot at u price for which it was sold by the
Central Authority and may purchase for a reasonable sum
that part of the building which had been erected up to the
time of the expiry of the agreed period.
In the event of failure to arrive at a reasonable sum by
!reement the matter shall be referred to arbitration.
28. Inspection. (a) The Central Authority shall
within twenty-one days after receipt of a notice of completion
provided for in clause 26 sections (b) and (c), inspect the
ork covered by such notice.
(b) the Central Authority or any duly authorised
officer reserves the right to enter any part of the scheme
whether sold, leased, rented or exchanged for purpose of

(c) every person who executes work in any part or
section of the scheme shall afford members of the Central
Authority or its duly authorized employees free access to
the work for the purpose of inspection at all reasonable
times during the executj,.n of the work.

29. Default. (a) The owner or his agent who
executes work to which this scheme applies and who receives
from the Central Authority notice in writing during the
progress of the work of within six weeks after receipt by the
Central Authority of a notice of completion as provided
for in clause 26 sections (b) and (c) specifying any matters in
respect of which the erection or execution may be in contraven-
tion of the scheme and requiring such person, within a time
specified, to cause anything done contrary to the provisions of
the scheme to be amended, or to do anything which by any
such provision may be required to be done but which has been
omitted to, be done, shall within the time specified, comply with
the several requirements and shall deliver to the Authority a
notice in writing of the completion of such work within fourteen
days of the completion.

(b) In any case of non-compliance with the require-
ments of the aforesaid notice, it shall be lawful for the
Authority in accordance with the provisions of section 20
of the Town and Countryv.Planning Ordinance, 1948
to execute the works required and recover the cost from
the owner as a civil debt.

80. Any person aggrieved by the agreement or refusal
of the Authority to signify its approval under clause 25 to
grant its consent under clause 6 shall have a right of appeal in
terms "mutatis mutandis of section 14 of the Town and
Country Planning Ordinance, 1948.
Made by the Central Housing and Planning Authority
this 14th day of May, 1956.

Secretary & Executive Officer.
Central Authority.

Chairman, Central Housing y
Planning Authority.

Approved by the Governor in Council this 4th day of
September, 1956.

Clerk of the Council.

I' ,t..! at the Governunnet Printing Office, Antigua. Lettwad Islands,
by, E. Ml. BLACKIAN, M.B.., Government Printer.-By Authority,

[Pr~ioe! 10 Cents,

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