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    Antigua, Ordinance, no. 36 of 1956: Government Electricity, Ice and Cold Storage Ordinance, 1956
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    Virgin Islands, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 1 of 1957: Proclamation dated January 21, 1957, bringing into operation the Public Assistance Ordinance, 1956
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THE

ANTIGUA, MONTSERRAT
AND

VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE.

Puublished 6y caluthorify.


THURSDAY, 7TH FEBRUARY, 1957.


No. 7.


Notices.

It is hereby notified for general
information that there will be a meet-
ing of Administrators of the Leeward
Islands held in Antigua from Friday,
tht 15th, to Tuesday, the 19th Febrn-
ary, 1957.

Chief Secretary's Ofice,
Antigua.
2nd February, 1957.
Ref. No. 7/00008.

It is notified for general information
that Mr. WYCLIFFE WILLIAMS has
been appointed under section 4 of the
Cattle Trespass Ordinance, 1910 as
keeper of the Public Pound at New-
field in the Parish of Saint Phillip in
place of Mr. CLAUDE WALKER,
Resigned.

Administrator's Qffice,
Antigua.
1st February, 1957.
Ref. No. A. 50/40.

No. 13.

Appointments and transfers etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-
ROBERTS, J. N., P. O. Class III,
Chief Secretary's Office. Jan. 1
Itef. No. P. F. 677.

CONFIRMATION OF ORDINANCES

No. 14.

The Secretary of State for the
Colonies has informed the Acting
Governor that the power of dis-
allowance will not be exercised in
respect of the undermentioned Ordi-
nances:-

Antigua.
No. 32 of 1956, "The Enactment
(Leeward Islands Acts) Ordinance,
1956 ".
Ref. No. 47/00468.
Montserrat.
No. 18 of 1956, "The Indictments
Act (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956".
Ref. No. 47/00436.


No. 20 of 1956, "'The Road
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1956 ".
Ref. No. 47/110258.
No. 23 of 1956, "The Title by
Registration Act (Amendment) Ordi-
nance, 1956 ".
Ref. No. 47/00477.

Chief Secretary's Oficr,
Leeward Islands..
Antigua.
6th February, 1957.
No. 15.

The following Ordinance and
Statutory Rule and Order are circu-
lated with this Gazette and form part
thereof:-
ORDINANCE.

Antigua.

No. 36 of 1956, The Government
Electricity, Ice and Cold Storage
Ordinance, 1956."
25 pp. Price 45 cents.
STATUTORY RULE & ORDER.

Virgin Islands.

No. 1 of 1957, "Proclamation dated
January 21, 1957, bringing into
operation the Public Assistance Ordi-
nance, 1956." 1 pp. Price 3 cents.

BRITISH CARIBBEAN
CURRENCY BOARD

UNITED KINGDOM COIN TO BE
EXCHANGED FOR BRITISH
CARIBBEAN COIN
Persons in possession of United
Kingdom coin, particularly copper
coin, are requested to exchange such
coin, for British Caribbean coin,
without delay, at any Bank operating
in the Colony.
United Kingdom coin should be
packed separately and on no account
mixed with British Caribbean coin,
when being deposited into a Bank.

L. SPENCE,
Executive Commissioner,
British Caribbean
Currency Board.

Headquarters of the British
Catribbean Currency Board,
TRINID)AD
',,' January, 1957.
Ref. No, C-6-IV.


Statement of Currency Note
Circulation in the British
Caribbean Territories (East-
ern Group) on 1st December,
1966.

Average circulation during October,
1956:


Br. Caribbean Cur-
rency Notes


$
57,975,747.00


Demonetized Gov't.
Notes outstanding 1,147,345.00

59,123,092.00

Br. Caribbean Currency Notes in
circulation on 1st December 1956:

$
Trinidad & Tobago ... 27,874,.11, (011
Barbados ... 5,835,625.00
British Guiana ... 1...S,i 4 1.1lO
Grenada ... 2,643,100.00
St. Vincent ... 449,400.00
St. Lucia ... 934,000.00
Dominica ... 1,479,400.00
Antigua ... 2,075,300.00
St. Kitts ... 1,519,500.00
Montserrat ... 307,405.00


Total Br. Caribbean
Currency Notes ...

Demonetized Trinidad
and Tobago (ov't.
Notes outstanding ...
Demonetized Br.
Guiana Gov't.
Notes outstanding ...
Demonetized Barbados
Gov't. Notes
outstanding ...

Total demonetized
Government Notes
outstanding ...
Total circulation on
1st Dec., 1956 ...


59,186,775.00



780,615.00


281,162.00


73,540.00


1,135,317.00

60,322,092.00


L. SPENCE,
Executive Commissioner,
British Caribbean
Currency Board.
British (Caribbean Currency Board,
Treasury Chambers,
Port of Spain.
Trinidad B W.I


Ref. No. 2t100044.


Al


VOL. IL


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30 T[E ANTIGITA, MONTSERRAT AND VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE [February 7, 1957


Statement showing British Caribbean Coin
Circulation in the British Caribbean
Territories (Eastern Group) on 1st
December, 1956.

Average circulation during
Otober, 1956 $?.6 74 '.'.,''
Trinid.lt & [obago $1,]j .'1 1
B ,,')ados 454,775.00
Bi3 iis!' Guiana ,' i I,
Gr-mnd- i 1 ',,;, .00
St. Vincent, ",.".
St. Lnra 115,150.00
D). ini ica ,. 1. 11. il)
A ntitnia 107,000.00
St. Kitts 9'.. i',)
IM !&it-::rrat I16;i.50.00
lPrI,,f Sets 1,S70.00


797,920.00

L. SPENCE.
Ex cuitiwv' olmmi-.sion,",l
Br. Cairil)bean Cnrrency ,Board.

British C:iribllwan (Iu'rrenllc Board,
'reI' asnry Chambliers,
1Port of Spain.
Trinidad.
It f. No,. 24joi(07; .


ACQUISITION OF LAND.

Notice required under section 4 of the
Land Acquisition Act, 1944
(No. 11/1944).
Noti,'' is hereby given tinoat it
ap that the lands described in the
Schedule hereto and situate at
Paraquita Bay in the Island of
Tortola are likely to be needed for a
purpose which in the opinion of the
Governor in Council is a public pur-
pose, namely to erect and establish a
Stock Farm ANI) that it is necessary
to make a preliminary survey of the
said Land.

Schedule
A ,,iece or parcel of lund contain-
ing appr.oxi'mately 133 icr-s known
as the Paraquita Hay Estate' and
situa!- at P'araquiila KI4i in thl; island
of To'rtola owned by ALFRED D.
WATTS.

Dated 21st day of January, 1957.

_M. ITTLEY,
Clerk of the Counwil.

Administrator',, .
Tor,'ola.
Brit:':`h Virgiin Msnli.
Ref. No. 791,,Xii; 2.

TRAFFIC NOTICE.

The Antigua Vehicles & Road
-'. :h. Ordinance. 1946.

By virtue of the powers c 'i'ert'red
on ne in Srction 2 of the Antigua
Vehicles and Ro1ad Trallic O':dinance,
1946, No. 5 of 19-16 I hereby fix the
period hereunder for the lighting of
vehicles.


Until further notice, the lighting
period of vehicles shall be from
6.15 p.m. to 6.10 a.m.

Dated this 29th day of January,
1957.
4l. M. JAMES,
Tr I ".." Commissioner.
Ref. No. 3(;/00008.


TRAI)E MARKS OFFICE.
ANT1IG'A. 22nd January, 1957.

T. 11. ESR'l'ABROOKS CO. L[MITT-
ED of 6201, I'ark A vt-nue. Montreal,
Canada, have applied for Ri-gistration
of Two Trade Ma'rk's cionsistint of the
following:--
(1)



(2)



S. ,


in Class 42 that. is to say: Substances
used as food or as ingredients in food.

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Marks in
respect of the said goods for 57 years
before the date of their said Applica-
tion.

Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Antiqgua f. Montserrat and Virgin
Islands (azrt';e, give notice in dupli-
cate at the Trade Marks Office,
Antigua, of opposition to registration
of the said Trade Marks.

CECIL O. BYRON,
Iegistrar of Trade Marks.


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 22nd January, 1957.

LIBBY, McNEILL & LIBBY of
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., have applied
for Registration of One Trade Mark
consisting of the following:-


15 BY'S
in Class 42, that is to say: Substances
used as food or as ingredients in food.

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods since 1894
before the date of their said Applica-
tion..


Any person may within three
months fr:)m the date of the tirst
appearance of this Advertisomnent in
the A ntiqtu, Jontser'v at and Firgin
Islands Gazette. give notice in dupli-
cate it the Tradev Marks Office,
Antigua. of opposition to registration
of the said Trade Mark.

Cc'I L, 0. BYRON.
leffistrarof 'Trade Mlark/;s.


VACANT POST
Post of Chief Engineer, Electricity
Department, Grenada.
Applications are invited for the
post of (.i- f E giine,.r, Electricity
Department, Grenadta, on the follow-
ing torins and conditions:--

Appointment:
The post is Ipensionable and the
officer will I'e subject to to tlColonial
Regulations and local General Orders
in so far as they are applicable. The
appointment carries wxihl it the liabil-
ity to transfer to any pel,.t of equiva-
lent status within tih' Windward
Islands.
Duties:
The ,!,. will lie required to
perform all t A uiiial duties pertuin-
ing to t!ie P!sSt (of (tClir Engineer and
any oliher dui,- s which governmentt
may call iup' i him to perform.
These duties include supervision of
the plant of tie Power Station includ-
ing the icemiaking plant and the
Colony's electric Lioht system, and
the carrying out of any extension of
electricity as may be ,i-cided on from
time to time. Th- otlicer will also
be required to supervise the Existing
Telephone Service until such time as
the new System conms into operation
under the control of Cable & \\'ire-
less Ltd. This is expected to take
place in September, 1957.

Qualifications & Experience:
(i) University degree or equiva-
lent diploma in electrical
engineering, or graduate or
corporate membership of the
Institute of Electrical Engin-
eers or equivalent institution,
with appreciable electrical
engineering experience.
(ii) employment in i responsible
position for a minimnumn of
three (3) ye'rs with well estab-
lisi6hd -,'nginl-ering concern
providing wide experience in
electrical engineering practice.

Salary:
Thle salary !o the post, which is
pens;inatile is ir; the r,'ale of $4320
rising" by annii.l intcreinents of 8120
to a miuaxinultit) of .4 "-'' peral" ailnnm,
plans a ipensionable pay addition of
20% of thte salary drawn at any time.
Appointment at a figure above the
minimum of the- sc:de may be made
accordintii to thi qualifications and
experience of th( candidate selected.







February 7, 1957] THE ANTIGUA, MONTSERRAT AND VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE 31


Allowance:

The officer will be required to
possess and maintain a suitable motor
car for the performance of his duties.
A cash advance, repayable over a
period of five (5) years, will be made
to him, if required, to permit him to
purchase the car. Transport allow-
ance is payable at prescribed rates.

Quarters:
Quarters are not provided but should
Government quarters become available
rental will be payable at the rate of
10% of salary.

Furniture, including a stove. up to a
value of -2.11111 can be provided by
Government if required, at a rental
of 10% per annum of the value.

Passages:
Free first class passages are provided
on first appointment for the ,flicer,
his wife and children not ex ,d-iing
five (5) persons in all. Foi these
passages children must be under 18
years of age, unmarried and depen-
dent on th,' officer.

Leave and Leave Passages:
Vacation leave is earned at thie rate
of 45 days for each year of service
and may be accumulated i:p to a
maximum of 180 days. L(T:ve pass-
ages ar- provided in accordance with
the regulations.


The successful applicant will be
required to assume duties as soon as
possible after the 28th February, 1957.

Applications should be addressed
to the Chief Secretary, Windward
Islands, Grenada; and should reach
him on or before the 16th February,
1957.

Ref. No. A C. 13/9 -III.


Post of Cane-Farming Officer, Depart-
ment of Agriculture, Grenada, B.W.I.
Applications are invited for the
post of Cane-Farming Officer, in the
Department of Agriculture, Grenada.

2. The post is non-pensionable and
will he for a period of three years in
the first instance.

3. The post is in the salary scale
$'2,-',1* x 120 $3,600 per annum
together with a pay addition of 20, of
salary, but the point in the salary scale
at which the- successful applicant will
be appointed will depend on his
qualifications and experience. In
addition a transport allowance- of
$l,',I- per annum is payable provid-
ing the officer keeps and maintains a
motor car for the performance of his
duties.

4. Applicants must possess the
D.I.(L.T.A. or a University degree in
agriculture, plus previous experience


in a Department of Agriculture deal-
ing with peasant agriculture and in
particular cane-farming.

5. The duties of the post will
entail the organisation and supervision
of the cane-farming industry; the
laying down, reaping and recording
of field experiments with sugar cane;
instructing peasants in the proper
methods of cultivation of sugar cane,
etc. etc.

6. Free passages on appointment
and termination of appointment for
the officer and his family will be
provided, in addition to the cost of
transportation of his personal and
househonuld .l'r,.t- to and from
Grenada.
7. Applications should be ad-
dressed to the Secretary. Public
Service Commission, Government
Office, Grenada. and should reach him
not later than 28th February, 1957.

25th January, 1957.
Ref. No. A. C. 13/81- IIL.


RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station.
A ntigua.


Month


1931. 11-A 195.5. 1956. 1957.


To 2Sth Jan. .S66 2 93 2.16 5.00 2.3t


Printed at the Government Printing Office, Antigua. Leeward Islands, by E. M. BLACKMAN, MLB.E,
Government Printer.-- y Authority.
1957. 53 s.
[Price 53 oents.j







No. 36 of 1956. Government Electricity, Ice ANTIGU
and Cold Storage.









[L.S.]
I ASSENT,
P. D. MACDONALD,
Acting Governor.
31st December, 1956.









ANTIIGUA.

No. 36 of 1956.

An Ordinance to bring into public ownership
the electric light, ice and cold storage
undertaking owned and operated by the
Antigua Electricity Board, to provide for the
generation and supply of electricity, the
manufacture and sale of ice, the operation
of a cold storage plant, the creation of the
post of Director of the Department of
Electricity and Telephones and conferring
upon htim such powers and duties as may
be necessary for the purposes of this
Ordinance, to repeal the Electricity, Ice
and Cold Storage Ordinance, 1948, and for
other purposes connected with the matters
aforesaid.
[1st January, 1957] Commence-
ment.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the
SColony of Antigua.


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ANTIGUA, .2 Iovernmn.' 7:1../f-;t. lee No, 36 of 1956,
and I 'or.'o 7 r)'~r.je.
PART I.

PRELIMINARY.

Short title. 1. This Ordinance may be cited as the
Government Electricity, Ice and Cold Storage
Ordinance, 1956.
Interpreta- 2. In this Ordinance, unless the context
tion. otherwise requires, the following expressions
shall have the meanings hereby respectively
assigned to them-
"apparatus" means any appliance used or
which may be used in connection with
the supply or use of electrical energy;
authorisedd person" means any person
duly authorised by the Director to do
any act for any of the purposes of this ,
Ordinance and includes any person in
the permanent employment of the
undertaking;
Chief Accountant" means the officer for
the time being performing the duties
of Chief Accountant of the Colony;
"consumer" means any person supplied or
entitled to be supplied with electrical
energy under this Ordinance;
"consumer's terminals" means the ends of
the electric lines situate upbn any
consumer's premises and belonging to
him, at which the supply of energy is
delivered from the service line;
Director" means the I: director of Electri-
city and Telephones appointed under
section 4 and includes any person for
the time being performing the duties
of that office;
"distributing main means the portion of
any main which is used for the purpose
of giving origin to the service lines for
the purposes of general supply;







N .. 36 of 1'.-. Gocerlnme2i L'., I*, Ice 3 A NTIGUA.
and Cold ri, a.t .
"electricity" or "electrical energy" or
"energy means energy involving the
use of electricity, electric current or
any like agency which may he produced
either by mechanical or chemical means
and which is goner:teil, transmitted,
supplied or used for any purpose ex-
cept the transmission of a message;
"Electric Inspector" means the electric
inspector appointed under the pro-
visions of section 26;
"electric line" means a wire or wires, con-
ductor or other means used for the
purpose of conveying, transmitting, or
distributing electricity with any casing,
coating, covering, tube, pole, or insulator
enclosing, surrounding, or supporting
the same or any part thereof or any
apparatus connected therewith, for the
purpose of conveying, transmitting, or
distributing electricity;
"general supply means the general supply
of energy to ordinary consumers, but
does not include the supply of energy
to any one or more particular con-
sumers under special agreement;
"land" means any land not being a street
or portion thereof;
"local authority" means any authority
having statutory, municipal or adminis-
trative jurisdiction over and within any
area in respect of which any rights, are
exercisable under this Ordinance;
"main means an electric line which may
be laid down or erected in, over, along,
across, or under any street, or public
place or, being already so laid down
or erected, has been acquired by the
Director under the authority of this
Ordinance, and through which energy
may be supplied, or intended to be
supplied, for the purposes of general
supply;







ANTIGUA. 4 government I.' i' y, Ice No. 36 of 1956.
and Cold .,v'o ..".
"power" means electrical power, or the rate
per unit of time at which energy is
supplied;
"pressure means the difference of electrical
potential between any two conductors
through which a supply of energy is
given or between any part of the con-
ductor and earth;
private purposes" includes any purposes
whatever to which electricity may for the
time being be applicable, not being public
purposes;
public purposes means lighting any street
or place belonging to or subject to the
control of any local authority, or any
church or place of worship, or any wall
or building belonging to or subject to
the control of any public authority or
any public theatre;

"section means section of this Ordinance;

"service line means any electric line through
which energy may be supplied, or in-
tended to be supplied, to a consumer's
premises from any main or transformer;

"street" includes any highway, whether over
any bridge or not, and any road, lane,
footway, square, court, alley or passage,
over which the public have a right of
way; and the pavement of a street and
all channels, drains and ditches at the
side of a street shall be deemed to be part
of the street;

"system" means an electrical system in
which all the conductors and apparatus
are electrically connected to a common
source or sources of energy;
undertaking" means the electricity, ice and
cold storage services authorised by this
Ordinance;







No. 36 of 1956. Gucrriient I., 'ririty, Ire 5 ANTiGLU..
and Cold Storage.
works means the works authorised by this
Ordinance, and includes generating sta-
tions, shb-stations, buildings, machinery,
engines, transmission lines, distributing
mains, electric lines, poles, pillars, street
boxes, lamps, water-works, wells, dams,
pipe-lines, and any other works, apparatus,
appliances, matters or things of whatever
description required for the generation,
transmission, transformation, distribution,
supply or use of energy.

PART II.

TRANSFER OF UNDERTAKING AND APPOINTMENT OF
OFFICERS.

3. (1) As from the 1st day of January, Transfer of
1957_ property.
(a) all the real and personal property
for generating and maintaiining electrical
energy, refrigeration services and the manu-
facture of ice which immediately before that
date were owned, operated and maintained by
the Antigua Electricity Board; and

(t) all interests, rights, and easements in
any property which immediately before the
said date were enjoyed by the said Board.

shall, by virtue of this section, be vested or trans-
ferred to the Governor and his Successors in office
under the provisions of this Ordinance to be held
for and on behalf-of the Government of the Colony.

(2) On the coming into operation of this
Ordinance the benefits and burdens of any contract
to which the Antigua Electricity Board is a party
(including the right to recover and receive all
moneys due and payable to the said Board) and
which subsist, or is in force immediately prior -to
such coming into operation, shall be deemed to
have been transferred from the said Board to the
Director,







ANTIGUA. 6 Government Electrcity, Ice No. 36 of 1956.
and Cold Storage.
Appointment 4. (1) For the purposes of this Ordinance
SDirecr of the Governor may, from time to time, appoint
ment of some fit and proper person to be the Director of
ctriit ne the Department of Electricity and Telephones as
the sole authority to generate, distribute, supply
and sell electricity or electrical energy for public
and private purposes within the Island of Antigua:

Provided that nothing in this subsection shall
in any way limit the right of any person to instal
on premises occupied by him a gen,-rating plant
and to generate and supply electrical energy to
those premises only or, with the written approval
of the Director, and subject to such conditions as
he may specify therein, to any other premises
owned or occupied by him.
(2) It shall be lawful for the Director-
(a) to do all acts and things necessary
for developing, controlling, generating, dis-
tributing and selling a full supply of electrical
energy for public and private purposes, in-
cluding the opening and breaking up, subject
to the provisions of this Ordinance, of any
street;
(b) to undertake electrical wiring and
installation and servicing of equipment in
industrial, commercial and residential premises;
and
(c) to operate a cold storage plant, to
provide refrigeration services and to manu-
facture ice for sale.
(3) The Director shall sue and be sued in all
Courts of Law in the name of his office.
poo;ntient 6. (1) The Governor may, from time to
ervantsand tie, appoint t such remuneration as he may
agents. determine, such officers, servants and agents as
may be requisite for the due and proper execution
and enforcement of the duties to be performed by
them under and by virtue of this Ordinance.
(2) All persons appointed under this section
shall hold office during pleasure.







1o. 36 of 1956. Government Electricity, Ice 1 ANTIGtA.
and Cold Storage.
PART III.

POWERS AN.i DUTIES OF DIRECTOR.
6. For the purposes of this Ordinance the Power to
Director or any authorised person may, from time break up
to time, open and break up any street and erect streets.
any poles, pillars, lamps and other works thereon
subject to the following conditions-
(a) the Director shall give to the local
authority notice of his intention so to do,
specifying the portion of the street proposed
to be opened or broken up;
(b) the Director shall cause a light
sufficient for the warning of passengers to
be set up a(nd maintained at night on the
portion of street so opened and broken up,
until the street has been reinstated and made
good to the satisfaction of the local authority.;
(c) during such time as the street shall
be opened or broken up, the Director shall
provide, to the satisfaction of the local
authority, reasonable facilities for the passage
of the ordinary traffic on such street;
(d) the Director shall pay the expenses
of reinstating and making good the street to
the satisfaction of the local authority;
(e) the Director shall not erect any pole,
pillar or other works in a position objected
to by the local authority. In the event of
such objection, the Director shall refer the
matter to the Governor in Council whose
decision thereon shall he final.
7. (1) For the purposes of this Ordinance Power to
the Director or any authorized person may- enter land,
erect lines, atc.
(a) from time to time cause standards
together with fixtures and fittings to be
erected, and electric lines to be laid and
carried through, across, over or under any
street or, after reasonable notice in that behalf
to the owner or occupier, through, over or
under any land whatsoever, enclosed or
otherwise;







ANTIGUA. 8 Govern met /./L, /. i et.Ice No. 36 of 1956.
and Cold Storage.
Provided that all such standards, fixtures,
fittings and electric lines shall remain the sole
property of the Government and shall not be
deemed to become part of any freehold by
reason of being affixed thereto;
(b) from time to time cause to be con-
structed in any street all such boxes as may
be necessary for purposes in connection with
the supply of energy and may place therein
meters, switches and other suitable and pro-
per apparatus for the purpose of leading off
service lines and other distributing conductors
or of examining, testing, measuring, directing
or controlling the supply of energy or testing
the conditions of the mains and other portions
of the works;
(c) from time to time cause such lamp
irons, lamp posts, standards or other lighting
apparatus to be put or fixed upon or against
the walls or palisades of any house or build-
ings or enclosures or to be put up or erected
in such other manner as shall be deemed
proper, and may also cause such number of
lamps of such sizes and kinds to be provided
and affixed and put on such lamp irons, lamp
posts and standards as are necessary for
lighting the streets;
(d) enter or authorise any person to
enter upon any land at all reasonable times
and to remain thereon as long as may be
necessary for the purpose of effectually doing
any act or thing as may be reasonably
necessary for the purpose of any survey or
preliminary investigation or incidental to the
exercise of any power or the performance of
any duty of the Director, or for carrying
into effect any of the provisions of this
Ordinance.
(2) In the exercise of the powers given by
this section, the Director shall not be seemed d to
acquire mny right other th:ir thait of user only in
or over the soil of any enclosed and other land
whatsoever through, over or under which he








No. 36 of 1'.it.. Govertj m e At lecti'ify. Ic 9
adl Cold N'i,' ;.,

places any of the works; and should any of the
work so carried through, over or under any such
land become a nuisance or the cause of loss to the
owner of such land the Director shall at Govern-
ment's expense remove or alter such work or shall
give reasonable compensation as provided by sub-
section (3) of this section.

(3) In the exercise of the powers given by
this section, the Director or any authorized person
shall do no more damage than is necessary in the
circumstances and shall make full compensation to.
any person interested for all damage sustained by
him by reason or in consequence of the exercise of
such powers. In the event of disagreement, the
amount of such compensation shall be determined
by arbitration:
Provided that no compensation shall be pay-
able in respect of any right of user acquired under
the authority of the last preceding subsection.

PART IV.

DISTRIBUTION AND CHARGES FOR
ELECTRICAL ENERGY.

8. Electrical iiner'ry shall be supplied by
means of the alternating current or the direct
current system, for are or incandescent lighting, or
by any other system as shall be approved by the
Governor in Council, and subject to such regula-
tions for securing the safety of persons and
property as may be made under the provisions
of this Ordinance.

9. (1) Subject to the provisions of this
Ordinance, the Director shall, whenever adequate
electrical energy and equipment are available
upon being required to do so by the owner or
occupier of any premises situate within one
hundred and fifty feet from any distributing
main in which he is for the time being main-
taining a supply of electrical energy for the pur-
poses of general supply to private consumers
under this Ordinance, give and continue to give
a supply of electrical energy for such premises


A \ rRn'.


Systems und
mode of
supply.


Furnishing of
supply of
energy to
owners aud
oooupiers.


C3








ANTiCTGA.


10 Gorertorwm n!'.. riciy, IKf No. 36 of 1'...
and Cold Storage.
in accordance with the provisions of this Ordin-
ance and any regulations made thereunder, and
he shall furnish and lay any electric lines that
may be necessary for the purposes of supplying
the maximum power with which any such
owner or occupier may be entitled to be supplied
under this Ordinance, subject to the conditions
following, that is to say--
(a) the cost of so much of the construc-
tion of any electric line as exceeds a length
of thirty feet required to connect the
premises of the owner or occupier with the
distribution main shall, if the Director so
requires. be defrayed by the owner or
occupier; and
(b) every owner or occupier of premises
requiring a supply of energy shall-
(i) serve notice upon the Director
specifying the premises in
respect of which such supply
is required, and the maximum
power required to be supplied,
and the day (not being an
earlier day than a reasonable
time after the date of the
service of such notice) upon
which supply is required to
commence;
(ii) enter into a written contract
with the Director, if required
by him to do so, to continue to
receive and pay for a supply
of energy, for a period of at
least three years, of such an
amount that the pi,,ymien to
he made for the same, at the
rate of charge for the time
being charged for a supply of
energy to ordinary consumers,
shall not be less than fifteen
per centuim, per annum on
the outlay incurred in provid-
ing any electric lines required







No. 36 of lI'.i:. Gurrnuudt 'l ctricity, ,'e 11 ANT1GtJA.
aind Cold i'i. a,
under this section to be
provided by the Director for
the purpose of such supply;
and

(iii) give to the Director, if required
by him -to do so, security for
the payment to him of all
moneys which may from time
to time become due to him by
such owner or occupier in
respect of any electric lines
to be furnished by the
Director, and in respect of
energy to be supplied by him:

Provided that the Director may, after he
has given a supply of nyrr-y for any premises,
'by notice, require the owner or occupier of such
premises, within seven days after the date of the
service of such notice, to give to him security for
the payment of all moneys which may from time
to time become due in respect of such supply, in
case such owner or occupier has not already given
such security, or in case any security given has
become invalid or is il,1li liVC-lt; and in case any
such owner or occupier fails to comply with the
terms of such notice, the Director may, if he
thinks fit, discontinue to supply energy for such
premises so long as such failure continues:

Provided further that the Director shall not
be compelled to give a supply of energy to any
premises unless he is reasonably satisfied that the
electric lines, fittings and apparatus therein are
in good order and condition, and not calculated
to affect injuriously the use of energy by the
undertaking or by any other person.

(2) If any d ii: ,wlner arises under this section
as to any alleged defect in any electric lines,
fittings or apparatus, such ditlerouc: shall be
determined by arbitration.








ANTIGUA. 12 0 Govcurn''n-l EclJtricit/. Tre No. 36 of 11
and Cold .C'on,.'.
Application 10. Every application for a supply of
to be delt electrical energy shall he dealt with in the order
the order in which the application is received.
received.
Maximum 11. (1) The maximum power with which
power to
e supplied to any consumer shall he entitled to be supplied
consumer. shall be of such amount as he may from time to
time require to be supplied with, not exceeding
what may be reasonably anticipated as the
maximum consumption on his premises:

Provided that where any consumer has
required the Director to supply him with the
maximum power of any specified amount, lie
shall not be entitled to alter that maximum
except upon one month's notice to thel Director
and provided that the -Director is in a position to
supply the increased demand and any expenses
reasonably incurred by the Director in respect
of the service line by which electrical energy is
supplied to the promises of such consumer, or
any fittings or apparatus upon such premises,
consequent upon such alteration, shall be paid
by him to the Director and may he recovered
summarily as a civil debt.

(2) If any difference arises between any
such owner or occupier and tlhe Director as to
what may be reasonably anticipated as the
consumption on his premises, or as to the
reasonableness of any expenses under this section,
such difference shall be determined by arbitration.

Methods o[ 12. (1) Consumption of electrical ir.y:
charging for shall, except a otherwise agreed between the
Supply,
consumer and the Director, be determined by
meter only provided by the Director and readings
of meters shall be prima ftcie evidence of the
amount of electrical energy consumed:

Provided that, if the supply of meters at
any time be not equal to the demand, a consumer
may be charged on the basis of his average
monthly consulmptniu during the previous six
months:







No. 36 of 1." (7oe6,rnwent /,'.,1,- 1.3 ANTIGUA.
and Cold .... age.
Provided further that in the case of a new
consumer or of a change of tenant a meter shall
be installed until an average is obtained:
Provided further that the Director may in
any special case sanction a fixed monthly rate
in place of payment determined by meter and
may also grant a reduced rate in any particular
case in which such a course appears to him to
be in the interest of the consumer and the
undertaking.
(2) If a meter ceases to register, the
consumer shall pay for the electrical energy
consumed under such circumstances a sum based
on the average daily consumption in the previous
three months.

13. (1) The price to be charged by the Tariffs.
Director for electrical energy supplied by him to
consumers shall be in accordance with such
tariffs as may be fixed from time to time by
the Governor in Council and approved by the
Legislative Council:
Provided that until varied by Regulations
the tariffs contained in the First Schedule to this
Ordinance shall apply.
(2) Tariffs shall be fixed or varied as afore-
said by Regulations made by the Governor in
Council and shall have ellt.'ct on and after such
date as may be mentioned in the Regulations.
(3) Where a supply of electrical energy is
provided by the Director for private purposes,
every consumer shall, on ap|l.ic;tioii, be entitled
to a supply on the same terms and conditions on
which any other consumer is entitled under
similar circumstances to a corresponding supply.

14. (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of Churges by
section 13, the Director may, subject to the a'rement.
provisions of this section, make any agreement
with a consumer as to the price to be charged
for a supply of energy and the mode in which
such price is to be ascertained.







iNTlUG. A. 14 1,11- E. '
an/d Cold S. --I


Director to
supply meters
if required.












Meters not to
be connected
or disconnect-
ed without
notice.








Director to
keep meter in
repair.


No. 36 of 1956.


(2) The Director shall not, in making any
agreement for a supply of electrical energy,
show any undue preference as between consumers
in the same locality and where the conditions of
supply, including power factor, and the amount
of consumption, are similar; but save as afore-
said, he may make such charges for the supply
of electrical ,ieri~y as may be agreed upon, not
exceeding the limits of price authorised by
section 13.

15. (1) Where the consumption of electri-
cal energy is to be ascertained by means of a
meter, the Director shall supply the consumer
with a meter, and shall fix the same upon the
premises of the consumer and connect the service
lines therewith, and for such purposes may
authorise and empower any authorised person to
enter upon such premises at all reasonable hours
and execute all necessary works and do all
necessary acts.
(2) Where a meter has been supplied by the
Director, he may fix a monthly rental to be paid
by the consumer for the use thereof.

16. No consumer shall connect any meter
used or to be used under this Ordinance for
ascertaining the consumption of electrical energy
with any electric line through which electrical
energy is supplied, or disconnect any such meter
from any such electric line, unless he has given
to the Director not less than forty-eight hours'
notice of his intention so to do, and if any person
acts in contravention of this section he shall be
guilty of an offence and liable on summary
conviction to a fine not exceeding ten dollars.

17. The Director shall at all times keep
all meters installed by him for the purpose of
enabling him to ascertain the consumption of
electrical energy in proper order for correctly
registering such consumption. The Director
or any authorized person shall, for the purposes
aforesaid, at all reasonable times have access to,
and be at liberty to remove, test, inspect, and
replace any such meter.







No. 36 of 1i.. Government Eltri ity, Tc, 15 AN r:IC.A.
anld C old ..".
18. If any ditirence arises between any Differences as
consumer and the Director as to whether any f r.mnetr
meter, whereby the consumption of electrical
energy is ascertained, is or is not in proper order
for correctly registering' such consumption, or as
to whether such consumption has been correctly
registered in any case by any meter, such
difference shall be determined, on the application
of either party, by the Electric Inspector and
his decision shall be final and binding on all
parties. Subject as aforesaid, the register of the
meter shall be conclusive evidence, in the absence
of fraud. of the consumption of electrical energy.

19. In addition to any meter which may be Director may
placed upon the premises of any consumer to place meter
S.i. to measure
ascertain the consumption of energy, the Director supply, etc.
may from time to time place upon his premises such
meter or other apparatus as he may desire for the
purpose of ascertaining or regulating either the
amount of the energy supplied to such consumer,
or the number of hours during which such supply
is given, or the maximum power taken by the
consumer, or any other quantity of time connected
therewith:
Provided that such meter or apparatus shall
be of such construction and pattern, and shall be
fixed and connected with the service lines in such
manner, as may be approved by the Electric
fnsp actor, and shall be supplied and maintained
entirely at the cost of Government. and shall not,
except by agreement, be placed otherwise than
between the mains and the consumer's terminals.

20. (1) Where the consumption of electrical Notice to be
energy is to be determined by meter, then, save as rmVn eore
otherwise provided by the terms of the agreement
between the Director and the consumer, twenty-four
hours notice shall be given to the Director by the
consumer before he quits any premises supplied
with electrical energy under this Ordinance. and in
default of such notice the consumer so quitting shall
be liable to pay to the Director the money accruing
due in respect of such supply up to the next usual
period for ascertaining the register of the meter on







ANTIGUA. 1 governmentalt IElectricity, Ice
S1nd Cold -..-...


such premises, or the date from which any sub-
sequent occupier of such premises may require a
supply of electrical energy to such premises,
whichever shall first occur.
(2) Notice to the effect of this section shall be
endorsed upon any demand note for charges for
electrical energy.
21. (1) If a consumer-
(a) uses any form of lamp or other elec-
trical en-r' v consuming apparatus or the
electrical energy supplied to him by the
Director in such a manner as to interfere
unduly or improperly with the efficient supply
of electrical energy to any other person; or
(b) makes any alteration in his installation
without the previous approval of the Director;
or
(c) fails to give reasonable facilities for
testing or inspection; or
(d) causes any leakage in that part of
the system located on his premises, or puts the
electric lines, fittings and apparatus in the
premises out of good order and condition or in
such a state as to affect injuriously the use of
electrical energy by the Director or by any
other person: or
(e) interferes with any main fuse, appa-
ratus or seal of the undertaking on his premises;
or

(f) sells, or disposes of electrical energy
without the consent of the Director; or

(g) maliciously or fraudulently abstracts,
causes to be wasted or diverted, consumes or
uses any electricity generated by the Director,
and is convicted therefore,
the Director may, if he thinks fit, discontinue the
supply of electrical energy to the premises of that
consumer for such reasonable time as he may
think fit:


Conditions
under which
supply may t3
discontinued.


No. 3; of 1956,







-vo. 36 of 1956.


Goven m~eni leecfr'iei/y, tie
and C'old S1. -I.,


Provided that if any difference arises with
respect to any such matter, it shall be determined
by arbitration.

(2) If any person neglects to pay any charge
(not reasonably being the subject of a dispute)
after the same shall have been legally demanded
for electrical energy, or any other sun due from
him to the Director in respect of the supply of
electrical energy, the Director may cut off such
supply, and for that purpose may cut or disconnect
any electric supply line or other work through
which electrical energy may be supplied, and may,
until such charge or other sum, together with any
expenses incurred in cutting off and reconnecting
such supply of electrical energy as aforesaid, are
fully paid, but no longer, discontinue the supply of
such energy to such person:

Provided that where any person has given to
the Director a deposit as security for payment for a
supply of electrical energy, the Director shall not
be entitled to discontinue such supply until the
sum due to him for that supply shall equal the
sum so deposited as security and after payment
shall have been demanded as aforesaid.

PART V.

INJURIOUS ACTS AFFECTING THE SUPPLY
OF ELECTRICAL ENERGY.

22. Any person who maliciously cuts or
injures any electric line or work with intent to cut
off any supply of electrical energy, or otherwise
maliciously causes any interruption to the supply,
or incites other persons to do so shall be guilty of
a misdemeanor and, on conviction on indictment,
shall be liable to a term of imprisonment not
exceeding two years; but nothing in this section
shall exempt a person from any proceeding for any
offence which is punishable under any other provi-
sion of this Ordinance, or under any other Act
or Ordinance, provided that no person shall be
punished twice for the same offence.


Injurious acts
with intent
to cut off
supply.


17 A~NTIGUA.







AKTIGUA, 18 Government 6," !, A ity. Ice No. 36 of 1956.
and Cold .S't, .n,:'
Stealing 23. Every person who maliciously or
electricity. fraudulently abstracts,, causes to be wasted or
diverted, consumes or uses any electricity generated
by the undertaking shall be guilty of an offence
against this Ordinance and shall be liable on sum-
mary conviction to a fine not exceeding one
hundred dollars or to a term of imprisonment not
exceeding six months.
Wrongful 24. (1) Any person who shall lay, erect,
ean fraeudu or instal or permit to be laid, erected or installed
any conductor, and connect it with any conductor
to which electrical energy is supplied under this
Ordinance without consent of the Director, or who,
in case the value of the supply of such electrical
energy is not ascertained by meter, shall use any
apparatus or lamp other than that he has contracted
to pay for, or shall use such apparatus or lamp at
any time other than the time specified and for
which he has contracted to pay, or who shall other-
wise improperly use the supply of electrical energy,
or shall supply any other person with any part of the
electrical energy supplied as aforesaid, shall forfeit to
the Director a sum not exceeding twenty dollars for
every such default, and also a sum not exceeding
ten dollars for every day such conductor shall so
remain, or such apparatus or lamp shall be so used,
or such supply continued to be so furnished, with-
out prejudice to the right of the Director to recover
in addition the amount of any damage suffered by
him; and the Director may also until the matter
complained of hos been remedied, but no longer,
discontinue the supply of electrical energy to the
premises of the person so offending, notwithstand-
ing any contract previously existing.
(2) The amount of any forfeit or damage to
which the Director is entitled under this section may
be recovered summarily by him as a civil debt.

Penalties in 25. (1) Any person who wilfully, fraudulent-
respect of Iv or by culpable negligence injures or permits to be
other wrong-
ful acts. injured any works of the undertaking, or alters the
index of any meter for ascertaining the consumption
of electrical energy, or prevents any such meter
from duly registering the value of the supply, or








G 'cern.mflt /.'. ,. AIre
and Cold St." ,/, ,.


fraudulently abstracts, consumes or uses the
electrical energy of the undertaking shall (without
prejudice to any other right or remedy for the pro-
tection of the undertaking or the punishment of the
offender) for every such offence or default forfeit
and pay to the Director a sum not exceeding twenty
five dollars and the Director may in addition thereto
recover the amount of any damage sustained by the
undertaking; and in any case in which any person
has wilfully and fraudulently injured or permitted
to be injured any works of the undertaking, or
altered the index of any meter for ascertaining the
consumption of electrical energy, or prevented any
such meter from duly registering the consumption
of electrical ier, v, the Director may also, until
the matter complained of has been remedied but no
longer, discontinue the supply of electrical energy
to the person st offending or defaulting, notwith-
stmnding any contract previously existing; and tile
existence of artificial or unlawful means for causing
such alteration or prevention (when such meter is
under the custody of the consumer) or for abstract-
ing, consuming or using the electrical energy of the
Wu1Ih rt tkliie, shall be prinmafacie evidence that such
alteration, prevention, abstraction or consumption,
as the case mav be, h bebeen fraudulently and
wilfully caused or permitted.
(2) The amount of any forfeit or damage to
which the Director is entitled under this section
may berecovered summarily by him as a civil debt.
26. If at any time after the supply of
electrical energy to any premises has been cut off
by the Director it be found that the supply has
been renewed without the order of the Director and
that such electrical energy is being used by any
person the occupier of such premises shall be
deemed (until the contrary is proved) to have
authorised such user and shall be liable on summary
conviction to a fine not exceeding five dollars for
each day the electrical energy has been so used.
PAR T VI.
s MISCELLANEOUS.
27., (1) The Governor may appoint a
competent person to be an Electric Inspector and


Occupier
liable for
user ot energy.


Appointment
of Electric
Ilspeotor,


No. 36 of 1956.


19 AN-TIGUA.








ANTIGUA. 20 Governmenl 1..,/ i ,.. Ice No. 36 of 1956.
and Cold Storage.
he shall receive such salary or remuneration out
of general revenue as may be provided by the
Legislative Council.
(2) Any appointment made under subsection
(1) of this section may be permanent or fulltime or
may be made specifically for a particular period or
purpose.
Duties of 28. The duties of the Electric Inspector
Electric shall be-
Inspector.
(a) the inspection and testing, periodi-
cally and in special cases, of the works of the
undertaking (and in particular, the electric
lines used therefore) and the supply of electri-
cal energy given by the undertaking;
(b) to conduct, if so directed by the
Governor an inquiry into the cause of any
accident arising from or in connection with
the generation of supply of electricity under
this Ordinance and affecting the safety of the
public; and
(c) such other duties as are prescribed
by this Ordinance or by regulations made
thereunder.
Regulations. 29. (1) The Governor in Council may,
subject to the approval of the Legislative Council,
make regulations generally for giving effect to the
provisions of this Ordinance and without preju-
dice to the generality of such power may make
regulations in respect of all or any of the follow-
ing matters, that is to say:-
(a) the inspection of the works of the
undertaking;
(b) the fixing and testing of meters;
(c) the prevention of the misuse or
waste of electrical energy supplied;
(d) the protection of the works of the
undertaking;
(e) the conditions under which fixtures
and fittings may be installed;








No...,o f L'. f(or ind Col(d Storagte.

(f) the hiring of meters and the charges
therefore;
(g) the time, place and manner for the
payment of moneys payable to the Director
under this Ordinance or any Regulations
made thereunder and the mode of collection;
(h) the sale and distribution of ice;
(i) the conditions and terms (including
charges) governing cold ,tour,.r;
(j) the wiring of buildings;
(/c) tht further duties of the Electric
Inspector;
(/) the qualifications to be rcluiired and
the examination and licensing of electricians
and wiremen;
(m) the fee s to be charged in respect of
the examination and licensing of electricians
and wiremen;
(n) the forms of licenses;
(o) the prohibition of the installation of
any apparatus except by licensed electricians
or wiremen: and
(p1) generally, for securing the safety of
persons and property from injury from shock
or fire or otherwise, and the prevention of
accidents.
(2) The power to make regulations under
this section includes power to impose for an
offence against the regulations a penalty not
exceeding fifty dollars.
30. The Director shall, take all reasonable Protection of
precautions in constructing, laying down, and telegraphic
and telephonic
placing their works 4f all descriptions, and in the wirts.
conduct of the business of the undertaking, so as
not injuriously to affect, whether by induction or
otherwise, the working of any wire or line from
time to tiin,- use d for the purpose of telegraphic,
telephonic, or electric signalling communication, or
the currents in such wire or line,








kNTIGUA. 22 Gooer nent /lNrf.ity, TI, No. 36 of 19~'.
and (Cold Storage.
Cutting trees 31. In the course of constructing and for
and boughs. the more effective working of the undert.lkinrl,
the Director and any authorized person shall have
power to cut and remove from any street and to
enter upon and to cut and remove from any pri-
vate or public lands any tree, or any branch,
bough, or other part of a tree, growing on
such lands within one hundred feet of any main
used for conducting electrical energy and which
may tend to interfere with, endanger, or otherwise
prejudicially iffv the working of the Oiiwlrl L'.iitg,
but the Director and any authorized person
shall not, except with the con-ent of the occupier,
enter upon any private lands under the provisions
of this section until after the expiration of seven
days' notice to the occupier of the land:
Provided that the Director shall make com-
pensation to the owner of anyr tree so curt and -for
any damage suffered by the owner or occupier in
respect thereof, and it!. amount of such compen-
sation shall, in the event of disigreemuent, be
determined by arbitration.
Felling trees 32. (1) It shall riot be lawful for any per-
within fifty
feet of works, son to trim, cut, or fell tny tree growing or being
within fifty feet of any work authorised by this
Ordinance, unless he shall have given to the
Director, twenty-four hours previous notice of
such trimming, cutting, or felling.
(2) Any person who trims, cuts or fells any
tree in contravention of this section shall, on
summary conviction, be liable to a tine not exceed-
ing twenty-five dollars.
Notices to be 33. Notices to be given under this Ordi-
in writing. nance shall be in writing.

Service of 34. (1) A notice or other document re-
notices and quired or permitted by this ordinancee to be given
docunonts. i
to or served on any person may be given to or
served on such person personally, or by leaving
the same at his usual or last known place of abode
or business with some adult person therein, or
may be posted in a prepaid letter addressed to
such person at his usual or last known place of
abode or business,







No. 36 of 1956, (ovrrmeneI F.. ; '., 23 ANTIGUA.
and (Cod Y .
(2) Any notice or other document which is
to be given to any person as the owner or occupier
of any land or other premises may be addressed
to him as the "owner" or occupier ", as the
case may be, of the land or other premises (naming
them) and may be posted in some conspicuous
place on the land or other premises, or, where the
premises are a building, may be left with some
adult person in the building:
Provided that service shall not be effected in
the manner provided in this subsection if it would
be practicable after reasonable inquiry to effect
service in any mannerr provided in subsection (1)
of this section.

35. The Electric Inspector and any author- rower of
ised person may, at all reasonable times, enter entry.
any premises to which electrical energy is or
has been supplied under this Ordinance, in order
to inspect the electric liins, meters, accumulators,
fittings and other apparatus belongings to the
undertaking', and for the purpose of ascertaining
the quantity of electrical energy consumed or
supplied or, where a supply of such energy is no
longer required, or, where the Director is author-
ised to take away and cut off the supply of
electricity from any premises, for the purpose of
removing any electric lines, meters, accumulators,
fittings and other apparatus belonging to the
undertaking:

Provided that the Director shall repair all
damage caused by such entry, inspection, or
removal.

36. The Director shall be answerable for Director
all accidents, damages, and injuries happening responsible for
all dImuges.
through the act or default of the Director or any a dme
authorized person in his employment, by reason of
or in consequence of any of the works of the
undertaking and shall save harmless all persons
by whom any street is repairable, and all other
persons and their officers and servants, from all
damages and costs in respect of those accidents,
damages, and injuries.







ANTIGUA. 24 Gover'nmant Electriciy, Ice No. ..' of !P.I
and Cold .... *,.
Arbitration. 37. Where any matter is by this Ordinance
directed to be determined by arbitration such
matter shall be determined by a fit and competent
person as arbitrator, to be agreed to by the parties
to the arbitration, or, failing such agreement by
the parties, by arbitration in accordance with the
Cap. 3. provisions of the Arbitration Act.
Institution of 38. All proceedings instituted under the
proceedings. provisions of this Ordinance shall be taken and
instituted in the name and at the instance of the
Director.
Offancc by 39. Where an offence against any of the
corporations provisions of this ordinancee l1Rs been committed
by a body corporate, every person who at the time
of the commission of the offence was a director,
general manager, secretary or other similar officer
of the body corporate, or was purporting to act in
any such capacity, shall be deemed to be guilty of
that (.11' n.- unless he proves that the offence was
committed without his consent or connivance and
that he exercise, all such diligence io prevent the
commission of the exercised, having regard to the nature of his
functions in that ncpacity and to all the circumi
stances.
Obstruction. 40. Any person who obstructs, resists,
etc. molests or assaults or who assists any person in
obstructing, resisting, molesting or assaulting the
Director, any authorized person or any other
person acting under the provisions of this Ordi-
nance or any regulations made thereunder, shall
be liable on summary conviction to a fine not
exceeding fifty dollars.
Repeal. 41. The Ordinances specified in the Second
Schedule to this Ordinance are hereby repealed.
Commence- 42. This Ordinance shall come into opera.
ment. tion on the first day of January, 1957.

ALEC LOVELACE,
President.
Passed the Legislative Council this 21st day
of December, 1956.
F. A. CLARKE,
Clerk of the Council.








No. 36 of 1956.


Government Electricity, Ice
and Cold St.,r ge.

FIRST SCHEDULE.
TARIFFS.


25 ANTIGUA.


Light: 1- 20 K.W.H.
21- 600
601-1000
1001

Power: (Industrial Use Only)
1- 100 K.W.H.
101- 500
501

Domestic: 1 -- 20 K.W.1H.
21 50
51


Minimum Charge

Meter Rent:


Connecting Fees:


Battery Charging:



Cold Storage:


Up to 10 Amp
Over 10

New Service
Reconnecting Se

Charging new ba

Rek-.liarin-.' batte

Parcels under 10
,, over 10

Cubicles


25 cents
20 ,.
15 .,
up 10 ,,


K.W.H.


,,


12 cents per K.W.H.
9 ,. ,,
up 8 ,. ,,
25 cents per K.W.H.
10 ,, ,,
lip 8 ,,
$1.00 per month

20 cents per month
30 ,, .,
2. 1i i
rice $1.00

ttery .$:.ii. $6.50 or $8.00
according to size
ry $1.00

lbs. 10c. per parcel per week
lbs. Ic. per lb. per fortnight,
or part thereof.
$2.50 & $5.00 per month
dependent upon size.


No. and Year

1/1948

911948

2/1952

17/1953


SECOND SCHEDULE.
Short title.

The Electricity. Ice and Cold St-.r,ct' Ordinance,
1948
The Electricity, Ice and Cold S.t..'-.. (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1948
The Electricity, Ice and Cold Storage (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1952
The Electricity, Ice and Cold Storage (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1953.


Printed at the Government Printing Office. Antigua, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLAcKMAN, M. B.E., Government Printer.-By Authority
1967.
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VIRGIN ISLANDS.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1957, No. 1.


PROCLAMATION DATED JANUARY 21, 1957 BRINGING INTO
OPERATION THE PUBLIC ASSISTANCE ORDINANCE, 1956.

BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE COLONY
OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS.
A PROCLAMATION.
G. P. ALLSEBROOK,
Administrator.

WHEREAS by section 16 of the Public Assistance
Ordinance, 1956 (No. 18 of 1956) it is provided that the said
Ordinance shall come into operation on a day to be appointed
by the Governor by Proclamation published in the Gazette.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEOFFREY POLE ALLSEBROOK,
the officer for the time being administering the Government of
the Colony of the Virgin Islands do by this my proclamation
declare that the said Ordinance shall come into operation on the
1st day of February, 1957.

AND all Her Majesty's loving subjects in the Colony of
the Virgin Islands and all others whom it may concern are
hereby required to take due notice hereof and to give their
ready obedience accordingly.

GIVEN at the Administrator's Office, at Tortola in
the Virgin Islands this 21st day of January,
1957, and in the fifth year of Her Majesty's
reign.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!




Printed at the Government Printing Office. Antigua, Leeward Islands.
by E. M. BLAcKMAN Government Printer.-By Authority
1957.


71/00060-500-2.57.


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