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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
Montserrat
British Virgin Islands
Publisher: Govt. Printer.
Place of Publication: St. John's? Antigua
Frequency: weekly
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 Subjects
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 )
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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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Preceded by: Leeward Islands gazette
Succeeded by: Antigua official gazette
Succeeded by: Montserrat official gazette
Succeeded by: Virgin Islands official gazette

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    Antigua, Ordinance, no. 34 of 1956: Public Health Ordinance, 1956
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    Antigua, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 14 of 1957: Prison (Amendment) Rules, 1957
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    Virgin Islands, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 16 of 1957: Proclamation under the Virgin Islands Constitution and Elections Ordinance, 1954 (No. 7 of 1954)
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ANTIGUA, KONTSERRAT

AND

VIRGIN ISLANDS GA Z, TTE

Published by authority.

)L. II. THI.RISDAY, lITu JULY, 1957. No. 3


iA (i es.

Claims a.ain t Italy arising
out of the War.
In order to hasten t-!i deterinin.a-
tion of outstanding claims by nation-
als of the Unit Article 78 of the Tieaty of Peace
with Italy. 1I.M. (,v.-rrnment in the
United Kintgdoim i March 29th.
1957 entered inio a .Memorandum of
Und -rstandin g wit the Italian
Gov-rimient pr(viin', (inter alin"
that NO CL(AIMIS BY U1NITEI)
KINGDOM NATIONALS CAN BEi
PHESENTEl) TO TIHE ITALIAN
GOVERNMENT AFTER SIP' I .M-
BEPR 'V i'. 1957. *

The Italian (Gvernment have
agreed to communiictet their decisions
on all ontstandinoii claims already
presented to thiem, by March 28th
1958. and as reigari'S any further new
claims which imay lie receivt-d by
them between the date of the Memo-
randm n and Septelmb,-r 28th, 1957.
will communient, IMheir decision in
writinii to H.MI. (,Govcernimt within
twelve calendar months from the date
of recipt by the Italiknl (Got, ,rnient
of snrui cth liinrs.

If the d,-cision of the Italian
anthol ities is :n absolute rt-j'-ctioin of
the clain on Ieg.l or factual l'ronlilnd
.or a piarti:l rejection otl tihe crounid,
th:ta nio decision c;ii b-e -ivnri in the
presl.t state ot the docu'iiitii(aiion or1
on other g rounds, I.M.L Goverrnment
may request the I:alian authorities
within six months romn thie Ite of
the coininmmuicatior., to rp'- ximine
th iclaiin if lposiile, in th.- light of
the frnsh diicrinenit:i;ir prvidled by
the clairmant or fo"- other good case,
and thie Italiani Government will com-
municate to H.M. Go)vernnm-nt their
decision on such re-e\xainiiatiion with-
in six months of the receipt by them
of the request for re-examination.

Th-' Italian Government have
agreed thit:

(1) Cormpensation awarded by
them and aece.tld by the

In the notice in the Board of Tradec
Journal of Novelmber 2ith, 1919, it was
stated that the rithlt of claimants to present
claims direct to the Italian Government was
-ot affected hy the withdrawal of th- facili-
ties provided br H.M. (-overnment for the
channellirng of claims in respect of war danm-
lae under the Peaoo Treaty.

S2 .7, "Z2 7


r laimi ant will paid within
12 )t dhis of th r ceipt by
the Italian Mintisiry of the
Treasury of Ii (oimplptedd
appro)priate Me,-lc ncp ;I!) C tl-


(2) Aw arl d of compirirsati ni
maie hiv th,- Ainglo--I iani
f'onciliattion C(o n nm i s s i o n
will be paid within 'A0 days
of he rec ip i y Ite Italian
Ministry to th" Tn usury of
thle completed appropriate
dlocumentls.

(iCompensation will, under Article
78 of the Treaty, be I -.1.1.- in lire
in Italy and will be subject to the
fortigi exchange control regulations
which may he in force in It: ly from
time to time.

British property owners who have
suffered war-l ss or dam;u:ie in Italy
and have not yet cla'nied compensa-
tion under Article 78 of the Treaty
and now wish to do so. are advis-d
that they must submit their claims
before September "'Ii 1957 direct
to the:
Minister ilel Ti-soro
Ragioneria Genertal dello Stato,
17flcio B3-ni Al' ati e Nemnici,
Via Tor Fi, ntiza 35,
Rome.

Claimants whi, hai e alr,-ady s)ub-
mitted claims direct i to thli Italian
Gov--riin-ent. or who now intend (to
ido so ar inviti- to I lnd tiwo copies
of their claim to the Britith Euibass>,
Villa Wolkinsky, Via (Conte Rossa 25,
Rome, for pnrplost-s of record.

In cas,.s where I-.) Governtrmnt
are satisfied that tor gu ood tiason the
claimant is unaldl to ascertain the
loss or damage sufferw or to compile
the necessary supportiingy documenta-
tion within the time limit laid down,
the claim may be submitted through
IIH.M. Government within the time
limit in an incomplete state. In such
cases the documentation or the final
claim must he presented through
H.M. Government to the Italian Gov-
ernment within six months of the
said tine limit, i.e., not later than
March 28th, 1958.

A certificate of the British nation-
ality of the claimant is required by
the Italian authorities, and claimants
in the United Kingdom who have
already submitted claims direct to the


I lati G(over irment without such
o-rifiicate or w ish to siubntit new
ciairms within the above time limit,
should commlnlnicate with Claims
Depart nimnt, Foreign Office, 7 Carlton
Ga(,h-is, Lolndirt, S.W. 1, regarding
the issun* of this certificate. Claim-
ants living outside the United King-
dori should apply to the nearest
Briiish Cnisui.

Notes for guidance on the prepara-
tion of claims can he obtained from
the above Department.
Ref. No. A. L2023.


The Administrator of Antigua re-
cords with reg'rt the death, on the
2nd July. 1957. ,f Miss Jelina Elmes,
Public Health Nurse. Antigua.

Adminiistralor's 0R-.
St. John's,
Antigina.
5th July. 1957.
Kef. No. A.E. 2258


Virgin Ilbnds ,Cniuslition and
Elections Ordirnanoe, 1954.

Appointment of Supervisor of Elections.
It is hereby notified for general
information that the Administrator
has aippointei Mr. Herman Besson
Supervisor of Elections under the
provisions of thl alove luentioned
() rdiiirance.

lA fmim in-' rat/or', Office.
To,6ola,
,rili, h Vir/'m I.lands
31.t,. 1 I


No. 7t.
CONFIRMATION OF ORDINANCES


The Secretary of State for the
Colonies has informed the Governor
that the power of disallowance will
not he exercised in respect of the
nndernmentioned Ordinances:-

Virgin Islands.

No. 15 of 1956, "The Firearms
Ordinance, 1956 "
47/00312

No. 3 of 1957, "The Appropriation
Ordinance, 1957."
47/0048o


- VO


0.






1163 THlE ANTIGUA. MO0NTSEU 11RAT AND Vf 1i IN 1iSLANDS CG A ZETT [J* ly 11, 1 .


No. 77

The following Ordinanci & Statu-
tory Hules and Ordr, r..re flic- icliated
with this Giaz-tie tand f 'i i part
thereof:--
ORDINANCE.

A n1gtUt.

No. 34 of 195). The Public Health
Or ,liiiiiLce, 1956."
114 pp. Price $1.25

STATUTORY RULESS & ORDERS.

Antigua.

No. 11 of 1957, -'Th i'rison
(Ameindiint) Rules. 1957."
I pp. 'i'i(I' 3 ts.

No. 15 of 1957, "The Lward
Islands and Windlward Islands
(Courts) (Cirenit and Sittings)
(Anwndim nt) Rulse, 1957."
5 pp. Price 7 cents.

Mfonlscrr at.

No. 3 of 1957. ** Thi' Vii ici-s and
Roal, Tr.,fic (.\inlu"LlnIlt) hegula-
tions, 1957." 8 pp. Prier 10 cts.


Virgin Islands.

No. 1t; of 1"..;, Proclamation
lnd 'r tlihe Virgin Islands CoMsiititubti
and Elections Ordinanir 1954 (No.
7 of 1954). as ranend.ri."
2 pp.i /'ric 4 e/8.



TIRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 24th June, 1:I'.,7.

PETER JACKSON (OVERSEAS)
LIMITED of Granite House, 97-101,
Cannon -'t.:. r, London, Englanid,
have appli d for Registration of' one
Tr .i- Mark consisting of the follow-
ing:-


in ClaIs 45 that is to say: -Tobacco
whet ir manulfactlurd or uni' ann-11
fackrir.

Tihe .ippliclts claim thiti they
have nu-ed the said Trade Mark in
respect (f the said goods for 28 years
before the date of their said Appli-
cation.

Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in


thl Antigua, Mon.serrat & Virgin
Islands (la(.~ie, give notioe in dupli-
cate at tle Trade Marks Offico, Anti-
.gI0, of opposition to registration of
th, said Trade Mark.

CECIL 0. BYRON,
.Hel'istrari of 'rade Marks.



TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA. 2nd Jnly, 1957.

CLUETT, P'EA 10 DY & CO., INC.,
of 433 Hiver Street, Troy, Stat- of
New York havei. applied for iRgistra-
tion or one T'a.ld Atark consisting of
the follw-ing:--

"2 -,,. FORIZED



in ClaS tlho is to sam: Articuls of
clothing

Th'e applicants claim that they
have isied tilh said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods for 26
years before the date of their said
Applieition.

Any p)er/on imay within tliref,
months rl'Oill iln dIate of the iist
aptp)eairan. oI f his AdvX rtis- ll ent in
the A nligtIa. iiloi.,'rat-r nd i/ f'irgin
Ilanidsf G'l'ie n. pivl Inotice in lilpli-
cat,' at lhe 'Trade Marks Ollice.
Antigua, of opposition to ri gistration
of tilh sid Trade Mark.

CECIL 0. BYRON,
lRegistrar of TIrde Miarks.



TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTI!'UA, 2nd .Ily. 1957.

CO -..1 I'. PEABODY & (CO.. INC.,
of 433 River Street, Troy. Stat ofif
Newv York, havie applied for !i-gistra-
tion o oine Trlade Maik (,com iting of
th" i'llowing:


in Class 21 that is to say: Cottlon
piece goods of all kinds.

The Applicants cla;iii that they
have used the said Trade -Mark ill
r,-spect of t.le said (ods, i'or 2
y.iurs before the date of lthir saidi
Application.

Any person m;ay within three
months from the date of thle first
appearance of this Aii\dvis(lment ill
the Antigua, lIMon/ er'rat &d V,''' ,,
Illand cate at the Tradle Marks Oftice,
Antigna, of opposition to registration
of the said Traih. Mark.

C11CIL 0. BYRON,
&Registrar of /'*F.-*. Marks.


TRADE MARK'S OFFICE,
ANTHIUA, 2nd .luiy. 957.

C('I i'ETT. PEA.ODY & CO.. INC..
of 433 iv.'r S:i'reet, Troy, Siu'i- of
New Yi o'k, haive i :i|lieid for I. l:ifstra-
tion (dof il' Tr:, .e k consist iing of
the i'ollowin:-



S .*

in ( i-., 38 that is to say: Atr iclis of
clothing'.

The Applicants (iL]m that i hey
h;a e -.e tii said ':wdTre 'iOrk in
resp( ct of the said g/,,ds for '37 yer'rs
before' Iiie ltii o t:i ir s:aidi pplica-
tion.

Any )ei,, ina wiin hXtiue
Inontls f',1n tie,( date ,of thi first
appearance of / is Ad\ve' lis(eiri p.t in
thi- It:/ii i. ia/. ls,'r tl / ni/i 1 r i'n
Isldands (;2, lie. give n<'ti<. in dtupli-
cate t the I'rrade( Marks ()0lie,. Anti-
gua, of ciopp sition to ,';,isrttid n of
the fail Trade Mark.

(CECIL 0. BYRON,
He;-i isti'tr /f Tr/'adrp Mnrkr's.


Teh111hne slbM sc! ibns Iar" advised
Stat Il ir t'-lephi. Li s:ibscriptio s for
the qiuart r1' ,,ii'i: ol tIhe- :30th
S.pt-i,W 1-957 :it il: payable not i, laer
than die li*ii July, 11,57.

Subscribers whose -,..--. ; i. ; .
have not been p-:id liy tfhe baovmien-
tionul datex will have thoir services
suppressed w\ithlit further notice and
the services will not 1he restored until
the subscription and a recoinection
fee of -1.20 have been paid.

7 A Wrpni 'parm,.
l.Y J,,i i.19:7..
I I'--

W: ii ) LA llSH Il'S.

It is l;,i .- y notiied fT r gynt ral
intfo'nnii i h t I ;Ii exaninration for
a n miiii) ;' I (ov Ieriot1i S hollJIaships
to thi Antin; ,n:iii :r school| and
thle An 'liiu;: l'r". High S ci ool will
h.- i-,,, i t 1) ./ .i! hn's ,y!-s' l Slhool-
ronto (f",r 0i ;). in,! th,- St. .,hni's
Gills' S, hoi;'mn (for qgirIs) on
WedSdtay 4ti Sl-piembr. It57.

",!T':.:. r o. of Candidates.
Candiidates t ii !ei i h- qu,lil-d to
take thI- 'xw:Ni ilto tI whIo-
(1,) '\il I e over l ess than
13 s; or!f:l oi 31st I -cnm-

(h) ha;e a;htemi-d a school in
'hW Cuhv fi ye;rs ininadttely preceding tlhe
31st D,,ember, 1957, the last
twlve n, noths bwing at a school
in A\niaum.
(a') a', in need of financial
assistance to enter uponl and com-
pt+ a; s-coi.udary school course,
(d) are British subjects.


A:?








July 11, 1957] THE ANTIGUA, MONTSERRIAT AND VIllIN ISLANDS GAZETTE 147


Applications.
Applications must lie made to the
Inspector (of Schootlis ot lattr than
Tiursdiay 154i Aiugust, I. ".7.

Application mnist b1, accompanied
by a Birth or IB4ptisnal certificate,
certificate from Head Teacher, of
schio i certifying regular attendance
for the thrcf, previous years and good
behaviour of' th, candid :te,, and evi-
dence' ot the need for financial assist-
ance to parents or guardians to pay
for secondary education.
Application forms can be obtained
from the Inspector of Schools.

Examination.
(a) Arithmetic, including nu-
meration and notation. length, time
weight (English units) Money (En-
glish and Americin units), and the
the application of the four rules to
them with simple vulgar and decimal
fractions.
(b) (i) English Test of candidates
comprehension of a short story read
to or by then
(c) Writing' from dictation
(d) West Indian History and
G -.'. I I l'.

Successful Candidates.
Each successful candidate is re-
quired to present a medical certificate
of good health to the Head Master of
of the Antigua Grammar School (in
the case of boys) and to the Head-
mistress of the Antigua Girls' High
School (ii the case of girls).

A. E. L. WILLIAMS.
Inspector of Schools.
Jtef. No. A. 28123--II.


Insurance of Government
Buildings.

Tenders are invited for comprehen-
sive insurance coverage, i.e. Fire.
Hurrici ne and/or Earthquake on
Governiimnt Buildings in Antigua
and Barbuda.

2. In view of the large number of
buildings which are to be insured all
tenders should provide to exempt
Govi-rnmlitnt from the uhlual provi-
sions of--
(1) the average clause which
provides that claims will be nuter-
taiio.'d only t.o the extent ,of the
relation which the same bears to
thI. total value of the property in-
suredi and
(b) the excess (claus- which pro-
vides that a i eductin of 1% of
thie al(mount insured (or .:25 which-
ever is I ss) shall be without

the pia iment of an addliiional pre-


3. Tlhe contract of insurance
should provide for the deletion there-
from during its continuance of in-
sured buildings which have been
demolished or disposed of by Govern-
ment, and the addition of any build-
ing and for the adjustment of the
appropriate premium in such cases.

4. The schedule of the properties
to be insured and their respective
insurable values may be inspected at
the office of the Colonial Engineer,
Public Works Department, St. John's,
during the normal office hours.


5. enderss should be in sealed
envelopes marked Tender for Insur-
ance of Government Buildings and
should be addressed t t the Adminis-
trator's Office to reach the office not
later than 4.00 p.m. on Monday the
15th of July. 1957.

6. Government does not bind it-
self to accept the low-st or any
tender.


Administrator's Oficv,
Antigua.
14th June. 1957.

Ref. A. 66/13 -I





Agricultural Department,




Month 1953. 1954. 1965. 195I 1987.


January

IFib.
MAir.
April


June


1.93 3.04 2.16 5.15 3.16

1.02 2.46 .6K 1.23 2.29
5.60 .OS .83 1 40 .40
2.06 .49 1.75 3.83 2.54
1.50 3.83 2.81 2.58 1. 1
1.31 3.32 1.47 5.72 2.86


To 6th July .99 .23


14.41 14.44 9.70 20.02 12.67







148 THE ANTIGUA, MONTSEIRRAT AND VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE. [July, 11 1957.

Montserrat
SAVINGS BANK

Revenue and Expenditure Account for the year ended 31st December, 1956.


Expenditure.


To Interest paid to Depositors
on Closed Accounts 267.39
,, interest Capitalised and credit-
ed to sundry I)epositors'
accounts on 31.12.56 9,019.15
,, Expenses of M:L:iag,.III.-nt 360.00
,, Balance carried to Reserve
Account 2,000.78


$







11,647.32


Revenue.
$
By Interest on Investments 11,645.16


,, Sale of Pass Books


Account of Deposits and Withdrawals for the year ended 31st December, 1956.


To Balance at Credit of
Depositors on 1.1.56
,, Deposits received
Interest Credited to
Depositors


371,731.12
202,461.65


9,286.54 583,479.31


Withdrawals
Balance at Credit of
Depositors
on 31.12.56


157, I 9.39


425,989.98 583,479.31


Investments Adjustment Account.


To Depreciation of
Investments


By

By
15,369.08 15,369.08


profit on sale of
Investments
Balance carried to
reservee Account


138.325,0.6 1369.
15,230.76 15,369.08


Reserve Account.


To Balance on 1.1.56
,, Investments Adjust-
ment Account


35,999.76 1B5

15,230.76 51,230.52 ,,


R revenue & Expenditure
Account 2,000.78
Balance on 31.12.56 49,229.74


Balance Sheet as at 31st December, 1956.


Liabilities.
Cash w
Investor
V;
,1',.-*.'I:.98 425,989.98 Deficit
-----


A
ith Treasurer
nents at Market
tlue


Assets.
92,858.66


283,901.58
49,229.74


NOTE:
There is a contingent liability amounting to '' 1. 43 in respect of the outstanding uf..r,..ite of
amounts paid in past years from Colonial Revenue to meet deficits on the Revenue and Expenditure
Account.


J. 1). LEWIS,
Accountant.
23rd May, 1957.


0. E. HIEN V,
23 reasurer.
23rd May, 1957.


In accordance with section 11 of Ordinance No. 5 of 1938, the accounts of the Montserrat
Savimns Bank for the year 1956 have been examined under my direction. I have obtained all the
information and explanations I have required and I certify, as a result of this audit, that in
my opinion the above statements are correct, subject to the observations in the report dated
3rd June, 1957, attached hereto.
V. F. OLLERENSHAW,
Principal A editor.
3rd June, 1957. Leeward Islands.


2.16


11,647.32


Depositors


51,230.52


42-.,.',.; .98







J uly 11, I .- ll ANxI' LA, M E.' >A AT AMND VILG'N 'IS AD"S GAZETTE 119
'L..;. iLSL: I A _'. -)S



Sl'ATE;NIKNT 01 INVESTMENT'S ON 316T Dc)ECEMBEm-, 19 8i.

A:I ark(,' Value
,, -.. i. ) >"8 v'iclk. Amiouiit of Stock. Actiml Price.
on 31.121.56h

s d. ,i' d s. d.
773 Ceybin 31 P 7An(,
77, Cevlon 3 ".'. ... 700 0 0 3 ; 1 10 0
S;1 Ceyvl.n 3 19 ... 3 4 'i S { ; 3S 7 11 :;2 10 7
'", .A. .C. 1972/74 ... 3.051 9) 1 !97 6 24. 1 )
Go .ii :o !1), l /7 r, ... .- u (i ,020 I 0 8 I S 0
<82 K'nv;e 41), lT 7i 1/78 '. !, 0 0: 1 I.51 16 ( 17. 100) 0
8.-4 Northern "iiowsia 3% 1.9.-1 ;:, 1,U 1(.02 13 5 '-1 1 i
79 Uminm, 3Q! ". .;9 .. (.512 17 10 ON (I 0 () 5,77 15 0
77)- Australia 507 ... 00 0 0 11; 6
S8 ,, 4 I, I ;' 6 .... 59) (1 0 : i 2 ; 1 2 3
-' 2 I'uniding Loan i .'l .. .,i.) 3 .2 1,i70 1 9 ,2i 251 12 5
3 Funding Loan i. 1 /68 ... 10,7;) 10 4 ( 1 5 1 ,6i) 2- 2
91 New Zealnhd '; O19/60 ... 31 16 4 381 1 G 347 ) 1
6 ., 3 196( ,.1 ... 1,80 1 i4 1S ;, ; IS I 1 1,5G(; ': 0
87 3' savings Bonds 1955;(i ... 1,(; I ( 1,.:1, 2 3. 5; 1,XI 4
78- 3% ,, i /70 ... !.(. S S 0 11 10 12 S t, 2 10


71.025 1 (J 921 17 10 9: f. 10 : 3

4__ i,921.72 ... (i625.0 ..,)0_1.58

J. D. LEW;I, ( '. ENH InY,
I '< ,' ,:-. T' reasure r.

15th i'ar-ch. 1957. 15th March, 1957.




AU '7T i.O..:
( 'eAti'ed in /'i C.i,'tc /da.ed 8rd June 1957).


,,.iois error a,;. .anissions; were made w'.'. cluhating the interest paid to Depositors during
dhe year. The.'e erro:.- r\- ;l:i in a nett under cre iit of "6 77 and the balance of the aIevedre and
Expenditure IA':count a.rrl- to h h-. ,, ,rve Accoiuilt is o,\er'-.: e i ')y tiat :i-ount.

The deficit iW m', i o the Bal:mee Sher is. th,-ref'oe, ,iund..ur;stat'd 1'y O(WN.77. T'1,e errors
wNhich make 1 p this : ,io'uit iare ;o le adjusted during 1i.57.

TiV' total of ih 'i, ela:wi s on the i, dAivi!;dl iitors *'co n,,t ,feil short of she bh;iowe of the
Depositors ('onrol A.'' i. :, 3.14. Thi's iHer vil e d '"ctd l>y h the errors mleiitioin, d > above.

V. F. O )LLHIAsA w,
PrincipLal AN Ndifor.
,cd June, i!7t. .eward Island.







150 THE ANTIGUA, MON 1TSE;RAT AN!, VIGIXN ISLANDS (GAZETE [July 11, 1957.

Sfl1rilcalTe Pite a ii s, 1< 5 /


1. At the beginning of the iHurricane Season the public are advised I t take precautions
to safeguard their ]ionres a;id theirr property in the event of ai storm rin a Ihurricain the
central electrici ti. supply will be ttr'Iied oif. and every household should ti're'r' pr ov ide wi th
a hurricane lantern o:' flash lihlit (or' pr 1')era ly wiN h lb otl) whi.',I shi .d !I ,- cie c ed ,..':.
and kept in working order throughout (ohe hurricane season.

2. Owners of baronoters should take readings daily ;i 10 ; ., 41 p.m. and 10 lp
Any change lower thi:i. tlhe uisuatil dtiraial one of 0-10 inch shoiuldi be re .::'ded with so-;'; n.:.
3. The masters or agenis of' vessels if in doult should comnie'lie!< ,vih thO, !: :! >i!.
Mrst-r fIor information.
-1. When i warring u]p a house, on indication of bid w,''ther, i.in with t. :1 r.cimg
the direction o1f the prevailing j wi.d. 'w'hic( l v;;ries i'ron North West 1o Nortii 'as. ShIttli The-
centre of a storm pass over tle island there ill be a short li'riod ofI cal:' during whicli the
Northern side of the iuilldini could be opened ip and the Solrlern and \Westerl sides closed.
Very often there is no calm. and under suich circuintstanes it is w ise I' x;v, ,overyth in_' secrely
fastened.
5 ThIe Inited Statres W,;ttlwr Buniriiu at ,iian *Ji i, .1 io lic -S reiunr .vcw .ea ier
reports for dhe I .,terin ari'bleii which,. are hro:ed(!st ;1 Spanish ;in. EI;i : iiy i'r'!',io t the
hurricane senison :V av \eral rldi(o sta1tiois in P!iierro iico. Owners 0e radio'. ,o;il! ni 'ke i li h bit of
listening_ to these ir.ada st wl hii mi:v heard ,over t.he followingl ..ions ;- ro ;t s ;:itd oni t'e
frequencies an'd wa;i\'i'n: ';lh -ih own:

'Sttdion. F'arquntC,'!/ l/ i/ti e'/leler S,,'[; ,l It ic, /' !/ ') .I I /s'
4(4,"w ''n'l!hi l repo'tlx.
WKAQ 5 i KIts 6.40 a.n. ;. i a..,
(5 7.21 in) 7.(00 pI 7.0 p.
WAPA t, 0 K:'s 8.30 a.:;. ;.'0 in'.
( 41. 1,S im ) 1,00 p.m. 1..', p..1
7.00 p.m. 7,')0 p.m.
Radio Trinidad 7.) K;ics (6.5-i a.m. 6 1ia.m.
(:,,7.).7 M)
...-" K/cs 8.10 p.m. 2'.00 p i,.
(91.6 M)
6085 Kl/. 12.40 p.m. 8.O p.rn.
(47.3 M) 7.54 p.m. 11.) p.m.


Sto;.1rm1 W arnliin Signals.
AT DAY.
The following signals displayed at the iiarbour Master's Ol;iee, loat Ilili, O.to4s ifil,
Police Headquarters and other Police stititons denote the approach of disturbed
weather:-
A. A Red Flag with black square in centre means Trwp, cal disturbance reported;
iikele to nfrect island of Antitga- -CA 'TIO' ( N ADVIS. i'.
B. ITWO red flags, with black squares in centre---l 'R I'(CANE SI NAL-
DANGER EXPECTED.
AT NIGHT.
Two I) ETNATIN(G ROCKETS will be Fired from the Ii arbour Master's Office to
warn shipping
AT DAY & AT NIllT.
A R E) LIG-HT will be displayed at Police Stctions he Police will go through St.
John's and villages sounding; their whistles.
Telephone Exchanges will inform subscribers. After a lh!i ricane warning has been
received the nevs will be broadcast by Radio Antigua (.:.255 mnegacycles; 92.16
metres) it re. a;la' int.ervals:-9 ;i.li., 5 p.m. and more often if necessary.
AdministratLo's 0(O'ice.
St. John's, Antiqua.
51h July, 1957.
Ref. SS. 52,!--Ii.
Printed at, the Goverruient Printing Offic&e, Antigiua. Leeward Isla:d:.
by E. d.. BLACKcMAN, (Government Printer.-By Authority.
1957.
[Price $1.5Z~






THE PUBLIC HEALTH ORDINANCE, 1956.

No. 34 of 1956.

ARRANGEMENT OF PARTS. /

PRELIMINARY '.

PART I.
Administration.

PART II.
Scavenging and Cleaning.

PART III.
Nuisances.

PART IV.
Keeping of Animals.

PART Y.
Privies, Drains and Public Baths.

PART VI.
Provision for the demolition and closing of Insanitary Houses.

PART VII.
Food and Drugs.

PART VIII.
Bakeries.

PART IX.
Milk, Ice-Cream, Ice and Aerated Water.

PART X.
Hotels, Restaurants, and other Places where food is sold.

PART XI.
Infectious Diseases.

X PART XII.
32 4 T7 7 Mosquitoes and House Spraying with Insecticide.

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ARRANGEMENT OF PARTS-(Cont'd).


PART XIII.
School Hygiene.

PART XIV.

Restriction on Treatment of Venereal Disease and undesirable Advertisements.

PART XV.
Offensive Trades.

PART XVI.
Slaughter-Houses and Markets.

PART XVII.
Barbers' and Similar Shops.

PART XVIII.
Factories and Workshops.

PART XIX.
Common Lodging Houses and Barracks.

PART XX.
Disposal of the Dead, Cemeteries and Graveyards.

PART XXI.
Miscellaneous entry and Obstruction, etc.

PART XXII.
General.






No. 34 of 1 5i1;


[L.S.]
I ASSENT.
1'. M.ACDONALD,
Acting Governor.
31st December, 1956.


ANTIGUA.

No. 34 of 1956.

An Ordinance to replace the Central Board of
Health (Constitution and Temporary Powers)
Ordinance, 1954, to make permanent pro-
visions for the protection of the health of the
inhabitants of the Colony, and to retain all
subsidiary legislation made nnider the C( country
Board of Health Ordinance. 1902. and the
St. John's City Ordinance. 1 "'i7 and certain
other laws.
[Ist January, 1957] commence.
nment.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony
of Antigua.
PRELIMINARY.
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Public Short title.
Health Ordinance, 1956.
2. In this Ordinance- Interprota-
tion.
"animal means cattle, buffalo, horses, mules,
asses, sheep, swine, goats. dogs, cats ani
all animals of whatsoever kind whether
similar to the fore going or not and
includes bird;
"barrack or barracks" includes any tem-
porary building or collection of temporary
buildings divided into rooms occupied
singly or in sets by persons, and to which
there are a common yard and common
conveniences;
Board means the Central Board of Health
constituted under this Oridi;:,n:I;


Public Iled1b,


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Public Health. No. 34 of l1 .'>.


"building" includes a chattel house and
any structure of whatsoever material
constructed, but does not include a
temporary structure of poles, mud, grass
or leaves;
"carrier when used with reference to infec-
tious disease, means a person having in
his nose or throat or in his excretions or
discharges the germ of any infectious
disease, though he may exhibit no other
sign or symptom of that disease;
cesspitt" means any receptacle for nightsoil
or for offensive matter below or above
the ground;
"common lodging house means that class of
lodging house, not being a hotel, inn,
or public house in which persons are
received for short periods, and though
strangers to one another are allowed to
inhabit one common room, and includes,
in any case in which a part of a house
is used as a common lodging house, that
part of the house;
"contact" when used with reference to infec-
tious disease means a person who has
been exposed to the risk of infection
from an infectious disease, within a
period which does not exceed the pre-
scribed period of incubation of that
disease;
"conveniences include water supply, privies,
surface and other drains;
"dairy includes any farm, farmhouse, cow-
shed, milkstore, milk shop, or other
place from which milk is supplied or in
which milk is kept for the purpose of
sale;
"dairyman" includes any cowkeeper, goat-
keeper, purveyor or seller or hawker of
milk, or person in charge of a dairy;
"district" means a Sanitary District appointed
and declared under paragraph (a) of
section 12;


IaNTIaat. 2







kN I I,. r


dwelling house" means any building used
or constructed or adapted to be used
wholly for human habitation;
"earth closet means a closet having a mov-
able receptacle for the reception of fecal
matter and its deodorisation by the use
of earth, ashes, or chemicals, or by other
methods;
" habitable room means a room constructed
or adapted to be inhabited;
Infectious disease" means anthrax, chicken
pox, cholera, dengue, diphtheria, dysen-
tery, food poisoning, infectious enceph-
alitis, influenza, leprosy, malaria, measles,
meningococcal meningitis, olphthalmia
neonatorum, paratyphoid fever, plague,
.pneumonia, poliomyelitis, puerperal fever,
rabies, relapsing fever, schistosomiasis,
small pox, early active syphilis, venereal
diseases other than syphilis, tetanus,
tuberculosis (all forms), typhoid fever,
typhus, undulent fever, Weil's disease,
whooping cough, yaws, yellow fever, and
any other disease which the governorr ,
by proclamation under section 100,
declares to be an infectious disease within
the meaning of this Ordinance;
"dangerous infectious disease" means cholera,
plague, rabies, small pox, typhus fever,
yellow fever, and any other infections
disease which the Governor, by proclama-
tion under section 100 declares to be
a dangerous infectious di-ease within the
meaning of this Ordinance;
" inhabited applied to a room means a room
in which some person passes the night,
or which is used as a living room includ-
ing a room with regard to which (until
the contrary is proved) there is a pre-
sumption that some person passes the
night therein or that it is used as a living
room;
"injurious includes .1 lrter.ius;


No. 3-1 of Publ(! le(:/4






Public htatih. No. 34 of 1956.


" Medical Officer of Health means the officer
for the time being performing thp duties
of Seniior l.-,i. al Officer of the Colony
or such other medical officer as the
Governor may appoint by notice in the
Gazette to be \k.11. d Officer of Health;
medical officer of health of a district" means
such person as may be appointed under
paragraph (b) of section 12 to be a medical
officer of health of a district;
"new building" means-
(a) an entirely new erection;
(b) any building re-erected after
being pulled down wholly or in part to
the level of the ground floor;
(c) any building converted into, but
not originally constructed as, a dwelling
house;
(d) any building originally con-
structed for one dwelling house, converted
into more than one dwelling;
(e) any building originally serving
as a dwelling house but converted to
some other purpose;
"nuisance means anything which is capable
of being abated either by the person or
persons concerned or by the Board;
"occupier means in the case of a building or
part of a building, a person in occupation
of or having the charge, management
or control of the building or part of the w
building, and in the case of a house the
whole of which is let out in separate
tenements, or in the case of a lodging
house the whole of which is let to lodgers, *
includes the person receiving the rent
payable by the tenants or lodgers, either
on his own account or as the agent of
another person in charge thereof;
"offensive" includes noxious;


*ANTIGUA. -1






No. .14 of 19536.


"offensive trade" means any trade specified
in tih Fifth Schedule or which may from
time to time be added by resolution of
the Board published in the Gazette;
"owner" includes every person in possession
of or in receipt of either the whole or
any part of the rents or profits of any
land or tenement, whether in his own
right or as trustee or personal representa-
tive, committee, husband or guardian of
of any other person, or in the occupation
of such land or tenement, other than as
a tenant from year to year, or for any
less term, or as a tenant at will;
"premises" includes messages, buildings,
lands, easements, and hereditaments of
any tenure, whether open or enclosed,
whether built on or not, whether public
or private, and whether maintained or
not under statutory authority, and any
ship, vessel, boat, hulk, barge, tent, van,
shed or similar structure;
" privy" includes earth closet, water closet,
urinal and every place for the reception
of fa;cal matter;
"public building"' means a building used or
constructed or adapted to be used, either
ordiinarilv or occasionally as a church or
chapel or other place of public worship,
or as a hospital, workhouse, college,
school (not being merely a dwelling
house so used), theatre, public lecture
room, public exhibition room, public hall,
public concert room, public ball room, or
as a public place of assembly for persons
admitted thereto by tickets or otherwise
or used or constructed or adapted to be
used either ordinarily or occasionally for
any public purpose;
"public health inspector means an officer of
the Health Department who has been
appointed to carry out the duties of
a public health inspector;


Public Health.


5 ANTITGA.






Public health. No. 34 of 1956.


"sanitary convenience "includes urinals, water-
closets, earthclosets, privies, ashpits and
any similar convenience;

" sanitary engineer" includes engineering
assistant and any officer for the time
being performing sanitary engineering
duties for the Government of the Colony;

" scavenger" means any person lawfully
engaged in scavenging and cleansing of
any particular district;

" Schedule means Schedule to this Ordinance;

"section means section of this Ordinance;

"shop means any premises where any retail
or wholesale trade or business is carried
on and includes any warehouse occupied
for the purposes of his trade by any
person carrying on any retail trade or
business or by any wholesale dealer or
merchant;
"street" includes any highway and any public
bridge, road, lane, footway, square, court,
alley or passage, whether a thoroughfare
or not;
" tenement house includes any building or
collection of buildings divided into rooms
occupied singly or in sets by persons,
and to which there are a common yard
and common conveniences;
"venereal disease" means syphilis, soft chan-
cre, gonorrhoea, lymphopathia venereum
or granuloma inguinale;
" water closet" means a closet which has
a separate fixed receptacle connected with
a drainage system and separate provision
for flushing from a supply of clean water
by the operation of mechanism or by
automafg A09Ain,


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No. 34 of 1956. Public Health.


3. For the purposes of this Ordinance the
limits of the City of Saint John in the Colony of
Antigna shall be deemed and taken to be as set out
in the First Schedule and the expression City of
Saint John includes all the lands and buildings
within the said limits.


PART I.
A DMiNISTRATION.


4. For the purpose of this Ordinance, there
is hereby constituted an authority to be called the
Central Board of Health, consisting of nine mem-
bers, to be appointed by the Governor in Council
and to hold office during pleasure for a period not
exceeding two years. The Governor in Council
may remove iiny such member and appoint any
person in place of a member so removed, or-in
the place of any member dying, or resigning, or
becoming incapable of acting, or being absent from
the Colony or failing without leave to attend the
meetings of the Board for three consecutive months.

5. (1) The Central Board of Health shall be
a body corporate with the name'of the Central
Board of Health, and may sue and be sued under
that name, and shall have perpetual succession and
a common seal.
(2) All courts of law, Judges, Magistrates,
Justices, and persons acting judicially shall take
judicial notice of the common seal of the Board
when affixed to any document, and shall presume
that it was duly affixed.

6. The Governor may, with the consent of
the Legislative Council, place at the disposal of the
Board such funds as may be necessary for carrying
out their duties under this Ordinance.
7. It is hereby declared that membership of
the Board, whether with or without remuneration
or other allowance, does nor constitute the holding
of a public office within the meaning of the Antigua
Constitution and Elections Ordinance, 1951.

8. (1) The Senior Medical Officer shall be
ex- ,,(t i, chairman of the Board.


Definition of
the City of
Saint John
and city
limits.


Central Board
of Health.


Board to be
a boudy cor-
poral e and
to have a
common
seal.







Funds.




Membership
of Board not
a public office.


10/1951.

Chairman of
the Board,
composition
amd omCce.


1 ANTIGrA.






P.iblic Hlea lthi. No. 31. of 1956.


(2) The chairman shall preside at all meetings
of the Board at which he is present. In his absence
such member as may be elected by the rm:ij.,itiy of
the members pre cent shall preside.

(3) At any meeting of the Board five members
shall form a quorum and the chairman shall have a
second or casting vote.

(4) The Board shall have an office in St.
John's.
(5) The Govern)ro in (Council may authorise
the payment out ot such funds as may be placed iat
the disposal of the Board nuii r section 6 of such
sum or sums by way of remnunmration or other
allowance to the chairman and other members of the
Board as they think fit:

Provided that the Senior Mt'i. il Officer being
e-c-officio chairman of the Board and any other
public officer who is ai member of the Board shall
not be entitled to receive any such remuneration or
allowance.

Ruaes of 9. The Board may make Rules as to its own
procedure,. proceedings under this O)rdinance and as to the
performance by its officers of their duties and as to
the carrying out of the powers vested in the Board
by this Ordinance.

Secretary and 10. The Governor may, upon the recom-
ofiers of th mendation of the Board, appoint a Secretary to the
Board and such officers and servants as may be
necessary.

Duties of 11. It shall be the duty of the Board-
the Board.
(a) to advise the Governor when so
required on all subjects connected with the
health of the Colony;

(h) generally to take all steps as may be
desirable to secure the preparation, l-'tal
carrying out and coordination of measures
conducive to public health;


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No. 31, of 19 1 / I9 J


(r) from timhe to time to report to the
Governor on the existence of any cause which
in their opiniAl r n iv ie likely to endanger the
health of the inhabitants of the Colony, and to
make such reoninendations as they may deem
advisable as to the prevention of diseases and
the preservation of public health;
(d) to arrange for the publication of
information on questions relating to health
and disease and for the delivery of lectures
and the display of posters and films.

12. (1) T'li (Iovernor in Council may from
time to time by proclamation appoint and declare
any p.art or port:' of the Colony to be a Sanitary
District for the purpose of this Ordinance and in
such proclainationi shtll state the name or number
by which such Sanitary District shall thereafter
be known or described.
(2) The (iGovernor may appoint any Govern-
ment medical. prc'tition r to be the medical officer
of health of a district.
(3) In this section Government medical
practitioner mteins a medical practitioner holding
an appointment in the government service,

18. (1) The 13oard may make regulations
with r-saeet to the instruction and examination
of persons desiring to qualify as public health
inspectors and the issue of certificates to successful
candidates at such examinations.
(2) Public health inspectors qualified and
certificated as provided in subsection (1) of this
section may be appointed by the Governor on such
terms and conditions as the Governor may think
fit and for the performance of such duties as may
be prescribed by the Board.

14. (1) The Board may appoint out of their
own body such and so many commnitt(-es either of a
general or special nature, and .- i.- -ti;:. of such
number of persons as they may think fit, for any
of the purposes within their power s under this
Ordinance whicl in the opinion of the Bonrd would
be better i giil.dt.I aiId mii n:.i by means of such
committees,


Declaration of
Sanitary
District.












Training and
certification
of public
health
inspectors.


Committees of
the Board.


Publil Heariib,


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Public HT l,;. No. 34 of 1956.


(2) The Board may make regulations with
respect to the number, chairmanship, quorum, and
powers of any such committees.

(3) Every committee of the Board shall,
unless expressly authorized by its terms of reference,
report its proceedings to the Board.

(4) The Board may delegate to any such
committee any of the powers or duties vested in or
imposed on the Board by this Ordinance, and may,
if the Board think fit, direct that the acts and
proceedings of such committee shall not be required
to be submitted to the Board for approval; and in
any such case the acts and proceedings done and
taken by the committee shall be done and taken in
the name of the Board and shall be as valid and
binding as if such acts and proceedings had been
done and taken by the Board.

Enquiries 15. The Board may cause to be made such
as to public enouires as they think fit in relation to :nv matter
health
matters. with respect to which their sanction, approval or
consent is required by this Ordinance, and for that
purpose any persons authorized in writing by the
Board may at any reasonable time enter any
premises.

PART II.
SCAVENGING AND CLEANSING.

Board to 16. (1) The Board shall direct or undertake
provide for the efficient execution of the following services,
scavenging
and cleansing, namely:-
(a) the removal of the house refuse and
other rubbish from any premises;
(b) the cleansing and disinfection of
buildings or parts thereof, the cleansing and
disinfection of privies, dustbins and drains, and
the collection, removal and disposal of night-
soil, upon such charges as tite Board may
from time to time fix;

(c) the sweeping, cleansing and wal.riig
of streets;


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S(d) the provision and maintenance in a
sanitary condition, of suitable places, buildings
and appliance for the deposit and destruction
of refuse, rubbish and nightsoil.
(2) Every person who hinders or obstructs
any person lawfully engaged in the scavenging or
cleansing of any particular district shall be guilty of
an offence and liable on summary conviction to a
fine not exceeding tweiny-five dollars.

17. (1) No offensive matter, whether animal Throwing of
or vegetable, shall bo thrown or placed or allowed offensive
to flow or fall on any street, foreshore or other public places.
public place or in any drain or watercourse.
(2) No dead animal, offal, garbage or putrid
flesh or fish shall be thrown into any privy or
cesspit.
(3) Offensive matter in this section includes
dead animals, off:l, swill, brine, draining from salt
fish or salted meat ;and garbage.
(4) Any person contravening the provisions
of this section shall be guilty of an offence and
liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding
five dollars.
18. The Board shall have power to make Power to
regulations with respect to the following matters:- ra ion .
regulations.
(a) preventing the accumulation of dirt,
dust, filth, ashes and refuse on premises and
the duties of owners or occupiers with regard
thereto;
(b) for prescribing the size, make and
material of dustbins or removable receptacles
for refuse to be provided by owners or
occupiers of premises, and the places where,
and the times at which, such dustbins and
receptacles shall be deposited for facilitating
the removal of their contents by the Board;
(c) the duties of the Board and of owners
or occupaielr in connection with house refuse so
as to facilitate the removal of such house
refuse by the scavengers;


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Public Health.






Public lealith. No. 34 of 1956.


(d) regulating the situation, construction,
!rainge ;d ue ii of stables and the disposal
of manure;
(e) for prescribing the times for the
removal or carriage through the streets of
any fiscal or offensive matter or liquid;

( /) for providing that the vessel, recep-
tacle, cart or carriage used therefore shall be
properly constructed and covered so as to
prevent the escape of any such matter or
liquid;
(g) for compelling the cleansing of any
place whereon such matter or liquid shall have
been dropped or spilt in such removal or
carriage;
(h) for prescribing that no person shall
engage in the business of carrying or removing
facal or offensive matter or liquid except with
a permit from the Board:
(i) for prescribing that the owner or
occupier of any premises from which f cal or
offensive matter or liquid is at any time
carried or removed by a person who has not a
permit from the Board shall be guilty of an
offence.
PART II1.
NUISANCES.
19. It shall be the duty of the Board to
cause to be made from time to time inspection of
the districts with a view to ascertain what nuisances
exist calling for abatement under the powers of this
Part of this Ordinance, and to enforce the provi-
sions of this Part of this Ordinance for the pur-
pose of abating the same, and'otherwise to put in
force the powers vested in them relating to public
health, so as to secure the proper sanitary condition
of all premises within the districts.

20. For the purposes of this Ordinance-
(a) any premises or part thereof, of such
construction or of such deca yd, ruinous, filthy
,r univwholesome mtate or condiition a, to be
injurious or likely to be injurious to safety or
health;


Duty of Board
to inspect for
detection of
nlisances.








What nui-
sance may
be abated
summarily.


ANTiGUA. 12






No. 34 of 195(, Puhi Health. 13 AN'TIGA, I.

(b) any street, ditch, aink, cistern, pool,
borrowpit, watercourse, drain, gutter, privy,
dustbin or manure pit so foul or in such a
state or so situated as to be a nuisance or
injurious to health;

(c) any stable, cowshed, pigsty or other
building in which any animal or animals are
kept in such a manner or in such numbers as
to be a nuisance or injurious to health;
(d) any animal so kept as to be a nuisance
or injurious to health;
(e) any accumulation or deposit of any
material wherever situated which is a nuisance
or injurious to health or likely to become so,
which harbours or acts as a shelter or serves
as a breeding place for insects or vermin that
are reputed or known to convey infectious
disease, or which contains or harbours or
shelters such insects in any stage of their
development or vermin or which is likely to do
so;
(f) any work, manufacture, trade or
business injuriinii to the health of the neigh-
bourhood or so conducted as to be a nuisance
or injurious to health;
(g) any grounds, yard or enclosure form-
ing part of or attached to premises which are
not kept clean and clear of filthy or decaying
or offensive animal or vegetable matter;

(h) any house or part of a house or other
structure used for human habitation so over-
crowded as to be iniju ,rio'iiS to the health of the
inmates, whether or not members of the same
family, or where the number of persons per
unit of cubic capacity of floor space exceeds
the number permissible by law or regulation;

(i) any school-house, workroom, shop,
office, factory, workshop, warehouse or other
place of business-
(i) so unclean as to be a nuisance or
injurious to health, or






ANTIGUA. 14 Public Health. No. 34 of 1OG.

(ii) not so ventilated as to render
harmless, as far as practicable
all gases, vapours, dust or other
impurities generated in the
course of the work carried on
therein that are a nuisance or
injurious to health, or
(iii) so overcrowded as to be injurious
to the health of the persons
therein employed, or
(iv) not provided with sufficient privy
accommodation;
(j) any offensive trade or business so
carried on as to be injurious to health or
unnecessarily o(ll-.ni\e to the public;

(/) the drainage, refuse or washing of
any town, village or building falling into any
harbour, river, watercourse, ravine, pond,
ditch or on any foreshore so as to be
a nuisance or injurious to health;
(1) any churchyard, cemetery or place of
sepulture so situated or so crowded or other-
wise so conducted as to be a nuisance or
injurious to health;
(m) any well or water supply, whether
public or private, used for domestic purposes,
or the use whereof for domestic purposes,
would be injurious to health;
(n) any chimney emitting black smoke
in such quantity as to be a nuisance;
(o) any premises on which mosquito or
fly breeding is found;
(p) any act not warranted by law or any
omission to discharge a legal duty, which
act or omission affects or is liable to affect
adversely the public health or safety,

shall be deemed to be a nuisance liable to be dealt
with summarily in manner prescribed by this
Ordinance:






No. 31 of lil!' Pl


Provided that-

(a) any accumulation or deposit necessary
for the effectual carrying on of any business
or manufacture shall not be punishable as
a nuisance under this section, if it is proved
to the satisfaction of the court that the
accumulation or deposit has not been kept
longer than is necessary for the purposes of
the business or manufacture, and that the best
available means have been taken for preventing
injury to health thereby; and
(b) in considering whether any dwelling
house or part of a dwelling house which is
also used as a factory, workshop or workplace,
or whether any factory, workshop or work-
place used also as a dwelling house, is
a nuisance by reason of overcrowding, the
court shall have regard to the circumstances
of such other user.

21. Information of a nuisance liable to be
dealt with summarily under this Part of this
Ordinance may be given to the Board by any
person, and it shall be the duty of every officer of
the Board to give such information.
22. (1) On the receipt of any information
respecting the existence of a nuisance liable to be
dealt with summarily under this Part of this
Ordinance, the Board shall, if satisfied of the
existence of a nuisance, serve a notice on the
person by whose act, default or sufferance the
nuisance arises or continues, or, if such person
cannot be found, on the occupier or owner of the
premises on which the nuisance arises, requiring
him to abate the nuisance within the time
specified in the notice, and to execute such work
and to do such things as may be necessary for
that purpose, and, if the Board think it desirable
(but not otherwise), specifying any works to be
executed.
(2) The Board may also, by the same or
another notice served on such occupier, owner or
person, require him to do what is necessary for
preventing the recurrence of the nuisance, and, if


Information
of nuisances
to the Board.


Notice requir-
ing abatement
of nuisance.


Pubb',, I/lealtA.


15 ',T >A






ANTGIA.I He aII lth). n, 3N of 1097i'i.


they think it desirable, specify any works to be
executed for that purpose, and mav serve that
notice notwithstanding th it the nuisance may for
the time being iaive been abated, if the Board'
consider that it is likely to rcclr on the -i'r,-
premises:
Provided- that-
(a) where the nuisance arises from any
want or defect of a structural character, or
where the premises are unoccupied, or consist
of a tenement or barrack yard, the notice shall
be served on the owner;
(b) where the person causing the nuisance
cannot be founm, and it is clear that the
nuisance does not arise or continue from the
act, defa'il or ill',-r ,in- of the occupier or
owner of such premises, ihe Board may
themselves abate the same an rd mav do what
is necessary to prevent the recurrence thereof;

(c) where a medical officer of health of
a district certifies to the Board that any
house or part of a house in his district is so
overcrowded as to be injurious to the health
of its inmates, whether or not members of the
same family, the Board shall take proceedings
under this section for the abatement of such
nuisance.
(3) Where a notice has been served on
a person under this section and either--

(a) the nuisance arose from the wilful
act or default of the said person; or

(b) such person makes default in ccm-
plvin, with any of the requisitions of the
notice within the time specified,

he shall be guilty of an < !r'f aind liable on
snmmary conviction to a fine not exceeding
twenty-five dollars for each offence, whether any
such nuisance order as is in this Part of this
Ordinance mentioned is or is not made upon him;


I.NTIGiUA. ](')






17 ANTIOUA.


Provided that in the event of immediate
action becoming, in the opinion of the chairman
of the Bo,.rd, necessary to deal with a nuisance
the abatement of which is certified by a medical
officer of health of a district to be urgent, the
chairman of the Board may take all such steps
and do all such things as the Board is empowered
to do for the purpose of abating a nuisance under
this Part of this Ordinance.

23. (1) If either- On non-com-
pliance with
notice, order
(a) the person on whom a notice to t be made.
abate a nuisance is served as aforesaid makes
default in complying with any of the requisi-
tions thereof within the time specified; or

(b) the nuisance although abated since
the service of' ihe notice, is, in the opinion
of the Board, likely to recur on the same
premises,
the Board shall make a complaint before a Magis-
trate, .and such Magistrate may make on such
person a sumnuary order (in this Part of this
Ordinance referred to as a nuisance order).

(2) A nuisance order may be an abatement
order, a prAhibition order or a clsiing order or
a combination of such orders.
(3) An abatement order may require a person
to comply with all or aniy of the requisitions of
the notice, or otherwise to abate the nuisance
within the time specified in the order.
(4) A prohibition order may prohibit the
recurrence of a nuisance.
(5) An abatement order or a prohibition
order, shall, if the person on whom the order is
made so requires, or the Magistrate considers it to
be desirable, specify the works to be executed by
such person for the purpose of abating or pre-
venting the recurrence of the nuisance.
(0) A closing order may prohibit a dwelling
house from beiiig used for human habitation.


POr~li,? HealtA.


IN 34 of I ',-11






Pullic ,Health. No. 34 of 11':'i;


(7) A closing order under this Part of this
Ordinance shall only be made where it is proved
to the satisfaction of the \Migistrate that by reason
of i nuisance a dwelling house is unfit for human
habitation, and if such proof is given the MAI:lis
trate shall make a closing order and may impose
a fine not exceeding fifty dollars.
(8) The Magistrate when satisfied that the
dwelling house has been made fit for human
habitation, may declare that he is so satisfied and
cancel the closing order.
-
(9) If a person fails to comply with the
provisions of a nuisance order with respect to the
abatement of a nuisance, he shall, unless he
satisfies the Magistrate that he has used all due
diligence to carry out such order, be guilty of an
offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine
not exceeding two dollars and fifty cents a day
during his default; and if a person knowingly and
wilfully acts contrary to a prohibition or closing
order, he shall be guilty of an offence and liable
on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding
five dollars a day during such contrary action.
(10) The Board may enter the premises to
which a nuisance order relates, and abate or
remove the nuisance, and do whatever may be
necessary in execution of such order.
Appeal 24. (1) Where a person appeals to a Judge
sace of the Supreme Court against a nuisance order, no
order. liability to a penalty shall arise, nor, save as in
this section mentioned, shall any proceeding be
taken or work done under such order until after
the determination or abandonment of such appeal.
(2) There shall be no appeal to a Judge of
the Supreme Court against a nuisance order
unless it is or includes a prohibition order or
closing order or requires the execution of structural
works.
(3) Where a nuisance order is made and
a person does not comply with it and appeals
against it, and such appeal is dismissed, or is
abandoned, the appellant shall be liable to a fine


ANTtGUA. IS







xo. $1 of I,'Yi;.


not exceeding two dollars and fifty cents a day
during the non-compliance of tle order, unless
he satisfies the court before which proceedings are
taken for imposing a penalty that there was
i ubstantial ground for the appeal and that the
appeal was not brought merely for the purpose of
delay; and where the appeal is heard, the Judge
mayo, on dismissing the appeal, impose the penalty
as if the court were that of the M:agistrate.
(4) Where a nuisance order made on any
person is appealed against and the court which
madme the orderr is of opinion that the continuance
of the nuisance is injurious to health, and that the
i inmedia e abatement thereof will not cause any
injury which cannot be compensated by damages,
the court mayn authotise the Boar: immediately to
abate the nuisance; but the Board, if they do so,
and the appeal is successful, shall pay the cost of
such abatement, and the damages (if any) sustained
bv the said person i, reason of such abatement;
but if tiie appeal is dismissed or abandoned, the
Bornd i mayv recover summaril as a civil debt the
cost of tihe abatement from the said person.

25. Where it appears to the satisfaction of
the Magistrate that the person by whose act,
default or -urn-r.,Ice a nuisance liable to be dealt
with sunumarilv under this Part of this Ordinance
arises or the owner or occupier of the premises is
not known or cannot be found, then the nuisance
order imay be addressed to, and if so addressed
shd1l be executed by the Board.

26. Any matter or thing removed by
the Board in abating or doing what is necessary
to prevent the recurrence of a nuisance liable
to be dealt with summarily under this P'art of this
Ordinaine may be sold by public auction, or if the
I~oard think that the circumstances require it, may
be sold otherwise, or be disposed of without sale;
and the monev arising from the sale may be
rl:il,.l by the Board and applied in payment of
the expenses incurred by them with reference to
such nuisance, and the surplus (if any) shall be
paid on demand to the owner of such matter or
thing,


When order
may be
addressed to
Board.


Sale of IYmaltef
or thing
renioved
Ulinder :bbte-
ment ord1Per.


bifc! Hfeatlbi.


1 (0 ANTIGUA.






PubliAc 2l ldth. NO. 34 of 1936,.


Power of 27. The Board shall have the right to
entry, enter any premises-

(a) for the purpose of examining as to
the existence thereon of any nuisance li:-ble
to be dealt with summarily under this Part
of this Ordinance, at any hour by day, or in
the case of a nuisance arising in respect of
any business, then at any time when that
business is in progress or is usually carried
on; and
(b) where under this Part of this Ordi-
nance, a nuisance has been ascertained to
exist, or a nuisance order has been made,
then-at any such hour as aforesaid until the
nuisance is abated, or the works ordered to
be done are completed or the closing order is
cancelled, as the case may be; and
(c) where a nuisance order has not been
complied with or has been infringed, at all
reasonable hours including all hours in which
business therein is in progress or is usually
carried on, for the purpose of executing the
order.
Recovery of 28. All costs and expenses incurred in
costs and serving a notice, making a complaint or obtain-
ing a nuisance order, or in c rr iII,' the order
into effect, or in abating or suppressing any nui-
sance, shall be deemed to be money paid to the use
and at the request of the person on whom the
order is made, or if the order is made on the
Board, or if no order is made but the nuisance is
proved to have existed when the notice was served
or the complaint made, then of the person by
whose act, default or sufferance the nuisance was
caused; and in the case of nuisances caused by the
act or default of the owner of the premises, such
costs and expenses may be recovered from any
person who is for the time being owner of such
premises in any court of competent jurisdiction.
Penalty for 29. If a person causes any drain, privy or
injuring dustbin to be a nuisance or injurious to health by
privy, drain
or dustbin so wilfully destroying or damaging the same, or any
as to case water supply, apparatus, pipe or .work connected
therewith, or by otherwise wilfully stopping up or


ANTIGUA. 20








wilfully interfering with or improperly using the
same or uan other such water supply, apparatus,
pipe or work, he shall be guilty of an offence and
liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceed-
ing twenty-live dollars.
30. (i) Complaint of the existence of a Power of
nuisance liable to be dealt with summarily under individual to
this Part of this (Or)ili:liue on anyi prtiniies may a Magistrate
be made by any person and thereupon the like pro- of nisanUce.
ceedings shall be had, with the like incidents and
consequences as to making of orders, penalties for
disobedience of orders, appeals and otherwise, as in
the case of a like complaint by the Board:
Provided that the Magistrate may, if he
thinks fit-
(a) adjourn the hearing or further hear-
ing of the complaint for the purpose of having
an examination of the premises where the
nuisance is alleged to exist, and may authorise
the entry into such premises of any constable,
or other person for that purpose; and
(b) authorise any constable, or other per-
son to do all necessary acts for executing an
order made on a complaint under this section,
and to recover the expenses from the person
on whom the order is made in a summary
manner.
(2) Any constable or other person authorised
under this actionon shall have the like powers and be
subject to the like restrictions as if lie were an
,.i-.her of tlh Board authorized under the foregoing
provisions of this Part of this Ordinance to enter
any premises and do any acts therein.

PART IV.
KEEPING OF ANIMALS.

31. The Board may make regulations for all Regnlations
or any of the following purposes:- keeping
animals.
(a) defining what animals or classes of
animals may be kept in the City or in certain
parts thlreof';


PqViC R: 'A.


21 ANTIMCA.


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Public Health. No. 34 of 1956.


(b) the conditions under which animals
may be kept, whether in the City or elsewhere
in the Colony; and

(c) generally for the better and more
effectual carrying out of this Part of this
Ordinance.

PART V.

PRIVIES, DRAINS AND PUBLIC BATUIS.

382. (1) The owner of every dwelling hlouws
or lot of land in the City of Saint John shill
provide proper privy acconmmodation and prop-
er drains for e occupier o occupiers of such
dwelling house or lot of land and in cast such
owner shall let the same to the occupiers of
movable houses he shnll prtoide proper privy
accommodation and drains for the occupants of
such movable houses as the Board may deem fit.

(2) Every person who does or causes to be
done anything in contravention of this section shall
for every offVnee be liable on summary conviction
to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars.

33. Privy accomm iodation shall not be
deemed to he proper within the meaning of this
Ordinance unless it, is of such class or description
and is furnished with such coverings, fittings and
connections as the Board may prescribe or direct.

84. (1) If any house in the City of Saint
John appears by the report of a public health
inspector to be without proper privy accmomoda-
tion, the Board shall, by written notice, require the
owner or occupier of the house, within a reasonable
time therein specified, to provide such proper privy
accommodation.

(2) If such notice is not complied with, the
Board may, at the expiration of the time specified
in the notice, do the work thereby required to be
done, and may recover as a simple contract debt in
any court of competent jurisdiction from the owner
the expense incurred by them in so doing;


City hous4s to
))e provided
witdh proper
1)iv1 accom-
inodatiou and
Zraiirz5


When privy
acco11moda.-
tion proper.




Board may
enforce provi-
sions of privy
accommoda-
tion.


ANTIGUA. 22






No. 34 of 1956.


Provided that where a privy has been and is
used in conmmotn by the inmates of two or more
houses, or if il the opinion of the Board a privy
may be so used, the Board need not require a
separate privy to be provided for each house.
(3) Every building used s s a workshop or
fNctory or where pv rsons are employed or intended
to be employed in any trade or business. shall be
provided with sufficient and suitable accommoda-
tion in the way of sanitary conveniences having
regard to the number of persons etriplo ed or in
attendance it such 'i i;liiii', and also where per-
sons of both sexes are employed, or in attendance,
with proper separate accomImodation for persons of
each sex.
(4) If it appears to the Board by the report
of a medical rlli i of health of a district or a
public health inspector that the provisions of sub-
section (3) of this section are not complied with in
the case of any building, the Board may, if they
think fit by notice in writing require the owner or
occupier of such building to make such alterations
and addition, therein as may be required to give
-i.th .. t, suitable and proper accommodation as
aforesaid.
(5) Any person who neglects or refuses to
comIply with any such notice as mentioned in tib-
section (4) of rhis section shall be liable on
summary conviction for each default to a fine of
fifty dollars, and to a further fine of ten dollars for
every day during which the default is continued.
53. (1) If it shall appear to the Board by Plovision for
the report of a medical officer of health of a district filling up
ce"spits and
or public health inspector that any cesspit or otler wells.
receptacle used or formerly used as a receptacle for
excreta or oiler offensive matter or for the whole
or anv part of tl e drainage of a house, or that any
well or disused well belonging to any such house
or part of a house is prejudicial to health, or other-
wise objectionable for sanlit:arv reasons, and that it
is desirable that the se sa should be filled up or
removed or so altered as to remove any such objec-
tion as aforesaid, the Board may, if they think fit,
by notice in writing require the owner or occupier


T'll'bir H"(1101..


23 ANTITttA.






ANTIGUA. 24 Public If.r',,. No. 34 of 1956.

of such house or part of a house, within a reason-
able time to be specified in the notice, to cause such
cesspit, receptacle or wll to be filled up or
removed, and any drliil communicating therewith
to be effectually disconnected, destroyed or taken
away, or to cause such cesspit, receptacle or well to
be so altered as to remove any iljr..ti..ili, as afore-
said.
(2) Where it appears that any such cesspit,
receptacle or well is used in common by the
occupiers of two or more houses. or parts of houses,
the notice for killing up or removal of any such
cesspit, receptacle or well may be served on the
owners or occupiers of -uceh houses.
(3) If default is made in c.miplying with the
requisitions of a notice under this section, the
Board may themselves carry out the requisitions,
and may recover sunim:rily as a civil debt the
expenses incurred by them in so doing from the
owners or occupiers in default.

Penalty for 36. Any person who within a quarter of a
depositing mile of any occupied building in any district,
excreta etc. e'
except in deposits human excreta or de(l'at('s anywhere
privy, except in a properly constructed privy, shall be
guilty of an offence and liable on umminarv convic-
tion to a fine not exceeding tvwenty-five dollars.

Reguions The Board may k reglations for
with respect the whole Colony or anv part thereof, with reSpect
to priyies etc.
to privies, drains a:n allipits, and the proper
accessories thereof in connection with ihuildin'gs,
whether constructed before or after the commence-
ment of this Ordinance.

Provision of 38. The Board may provide public water
wator closets, closets, privies, earthclosets, public baths, wash
etc. baths,
wash houses houses and bathing places, and make regulations
and bathing therefore.
places.
Regulations 89. (1) The Board may make regulations
tor control of for the control of any )hithrs, wa)h hiou;ss and
baths, eto, ,
bathing places under their in i,.:l.- nt, and for
the control of persons resorting thereto, including
the exeluVion therefrom of undesirable persons,






No. 31t of 1956.


Any such regulations may, in addition to
providing for the inposition of penalties, empower
any officer of the Board to exclude or remove from
any baths, wash house, or bathing place under the
management of the Board any person contravening
any of the regulations applicable to the premises in
question.

(2) A printed copy, or abstract, of the
regulations relating to any baths, wash house, or
bathing' place shall be exhibited in a conspicuous
place therein.

(3) There may be attached to a breach of
any such regulations a fine not exceeding ten
dollars.

40. Any baths, wash house, or bathing
place under the management of the Board shall
be deemed to he a public place for the purposes
of any enactment relating to offences against
decency.
PART VI.

PROVISION FOn THe DEMOLITION AND CLOSING
OF INSANITARY HOUSES.

41. (3) Where the Board, upon consider-
ation of an official representation, or a report
from any of their officers, or other information
in their possession, are satisfied that any house
is unfit for human habitation and is not capable
at a reasonable expense of being rendered so fit,
they shall serve upon the person having control
of the house, upon any other person who is an
owner thereof and so far as it is reasonably
practicable to ascertain such persons, upon every
mortgagee thereof, notice of the time (being
some time not less than twenty-one days after
the service of the notice) and place at which the
condition of the house and any offer with respect
to the carrying out of works, or the future user
of the house, which he may wish to submit will
be considered by them, and every person upon
whom such a notice is served shall be entitled to
be heard when the matter is so taken into con-
sideration.


Baths etc. to
be public
places fur
certain
purposes.


Power to
order Itemoli-
tion of insani-
tary house.


Public HIealth.


25 ANTATGUI.





ATt. 2tdir itb athc No. 34 of 1,956.


(2) A person upon whom notice is served
!under subsection (1) oi this s(ctioll shall, if he
intends to submit an i.itr, with respect to the
carrying out of works, within twenty-one days
from the date of the service of the notice upon
him, serve upon the Board notice in writing of
his intention to make such -an ,,t; fi and shall,
within such reasonable period asw the Board may
allow, submit to them a list of the works which
he offers to carry out.
(3) ['he Board may, if after consultation
with any owner or mortgagee, they think fit to
do so, accept an undertaking from him, either
that he will within a specified period carry out
such works as will in the opinion of the Board
render the house fit for human habitation, or
that it shall not be used for human habitation
until the Board, on being -s'iit ied that it has
been rendered fit for that purpose, cancel the
undertaking.
(4) If no such undertaking as is mentioned
in subsection (3) of this section is accepted by
the Board, or if, in a case where they have
accepted such undr.it.1.L;i any work to which
the undertaking relates is not carried our within
the specified period, or the house is at any time
used in contravention of the terms of the under-
taking, the Board shall forthwith make a com-
plaint before a Magistrate aod such Magistrate
may make a demolition order requiring that the
house shall be vacated within a period to be
specified in the order, not being less than twenty
eight days from the date on which the order
becomes operative, and that it shall be demol-
ished within six weeks after the expiration of
that order or, if the house is not vacated before
the expiration of that period, within six weeks
after the date on which it is vacated, or in either
case within such longer period as in the circum-
stances the \1 i'i-i rate deems it reasonable to
specify, and shall serve a copy of the order
upon every person whom the h 'ar~d would be
required by s usection (1) of this section to
serve a notice issued by them under that sub-
section,


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. 34 of 1 ~ .4u. Pubii Health. 27

42. The lBord may, under this Part of this
Ordimnnce take the like proceedings in relation to
any part of a building which is occupied or is of
; type suitable for occupation, or in relation to any
underground room which is for the purposes of
this section to bue deemed to be unfit for human
habitation, as they tre empowered to take in relation
to a house. -un1,i -t. however, to this qualification
that, in the circumstances in which, in the case of a
house, the Magistrate would have made a demolition
order, he shall make a closing order prohibiting the
:se of the part ,f the building or of the room, as
the ca:se mav 1:!<, ftor a.n\ purpose other than a
prpo se approved by the. Board but-

(a) tie approval of the Board shall not
ib unreason abiri withheld; and

(b) the iMagistrate shall determine the
closiin~r order on being satisfied that the part
of the buir'litin or the room to which it relates
has been rendered fit for human habitation.

48. The Board may by notice in writing
require the \hiwasini, ir l .i -.in1 ', purifying
within a time tho be specified in such notice of any
house, outbuilding or o.her place. Such notice
sh all Vb M: vcr d .iipo the owner thereof, and if he
smill fail > c!i -lY with tie samei within the time
specified thercii,, ho .shall be liable on summary
conviction to a pe'ilt\ not exceeding one hundred
dollar,. A!,d it -h all I-b lawful for the Board to
cause sUCh h' lue, buhliII or place to be white-
washed, cleansed o~ r purifi-ed and the expense in-
curred in so d dinig 'hall be repaid by the owner and
shall be recoverable sutminarily before a Magistrate.


44. When any act ordered, directed or
required under or ib virtue of the provisions of
this Ordinance to be peIrformed by any owner or
occupier of any premises shall be omitted to be
done by reason of the inability of such owner or
occupier through poverty to perform( the same, the
Board, if satisfied as to the reason for the omission,
may without waiting for the expiration of the
period limited by or under this Ordinance for the
performaucu by the owner or occupier of such work


"n '; i .i.

power to
rumae a clo-
ing order a;i
to part of a
I d


Board may
require
cleansing
of bouses.


Il case of
iovorty of
the owner of
prelnies,
work may be
done at public
expense.






Public lJe'th. No. 34 of 1956.


Penalty
for using
premises in
contravention
of closing
order or of an
umlertaking.








Appeal.


cause the necesuary work to be performed, and the
the cot. of the same to be paid from the public
Treasury.
45. -Any person who, knowing that a closing
order has become operative fnd applies to any
premises, or that an undertaking has been given
under this- Part of this Ordinance that any premises
shall not be used. for certain purposes specified in
the undtli.t lI, ues those premises in contra'ven-
tion of the order or undertaking, or permits them
to be so used, shall, on summary conviction, be
liable to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars
and to a further line not exceeding twenty-five
dollars for every day or part of a day on which he
so uses them, or permits them to be so used, after
conviction.
46. (1) Any person aggrieved by-
(a) a notice under this Part of this
Ordinance requiring the execution of works;

(b) a demand for the recovery of ex-
penses incurred by the Board in executing
works specified in any such notice;
(c) an order made by the Board with
respect to any such expenses;
(d) a demolition order made under this
Part of this Ordinance;
(#) a closing order or refusal to deter-
mine a closing order made under this Part of
this Ordinance;
(f) a withholding of approval in relation
to the use for any purpose of premises in
respect of which a closing' order under this
Part of this Ordinance is in force,
may within twenty-one days after the date of the
service of the notice, demand or order, or after the
refusal, as the case may be, appeal to a lJudge of
the Supreme Court who shall first hold a sitting
of either a Circuit C,,urt or a C(ouirt of Suummary
Jurisdiction, and no proctednings shill be taken by
the Board to enli'rce any notice, .dIemand or order
in relation to which an uppeal is ,,,ii-ilt before the
appeal has been finally determined:


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No. 34 of 1.:,.e


Provided that-
(i) on an appeal under paragraph (b) or
paragraph (e) of this subsection no
questions shall be raised which might
have been raised on an appeal against
the original notice requiring the
execution of the works; and
(ii) no appeal shall lie under paragraph
(d) or paragraph (e) of this subsec-
tion at the instance of a person who
is in occupation of the premises to
Which the order relates under a
lease or agreement of which the
unexpired term does not exceed
three years.
(2) On an appeal under this section-
(a) the Judge may make such order
either confirming or quashing or varying the
notice, demand or order as he thinks fit, and
he may, if he thinks fit, accept from an
appellant any such undertaking as might have
been accepted by the Board and any under-
taking so accepted by the Judge shall have the
like effect as if it had been given to and
accepted by the Board under this Part of this
Ordinance; and
(b) whe, e the Judge allows an appeal
against a notice requiring the execution of
works to a house, he shall if requested by the
Board to do so, include in his judgment a
finding whether the house can or cannot be
rendered tit for human habitation at a reason-
able expense:
Provided that the Judge shall not accept
from any appellant upon whom such notice as
is mentioned in subsection (1) of section 41.
was served an undertaking to carry out any
works, unless the appellant complied with the
requirements of snhsectio (2) of that section.
(3) For the purpose of this Part of this
Ordinance, the withdrawal of an appeal shall be
deemed to be a final determination thereof, having


Ptthlic fl eeIIIII.


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Amwn1IA. 30


Power of the
Board to make
allowvAances
to certain
persons
displaced.


Application.




Interpreta-
tion.


Th blic Realth, PNo. 34 of 1956.


the like effect as a decision confirming the n.ti'.-,
demand or order, or decision appealed against and,
subject as aforesaid, an appeal shall be deemed to
be finally determined on the date on which the
decision of the Court of Appeal is given, or in a
case where no appeal is brought to the Court of
Appeal upon the expiration of the period within
which such an appeal might have been brought.

47. The Board may pay to any person
displaced from a house, to which a demolition order
under this Part of this Ordinance, or a closing
order under this Part of this ordinance as the case
may be, applies, such reasonable allowances as they
think fit towards his expenses iin r ., iii'. and to
any person ir'" i on any trade or business in any
such house they may pay also such reason:a le
allowance as they think fit towards the loss which,
in their opinion, lie will sustain by reason of the
disturbance of his trade or business consequent on
his having to quit, the house and in estir!ating thuat
loss they shall have, re'ird to the period for which
the premises occupied by him might reasonably
have been expected to be available for the purpose
of his trade or business and the availability of
other premises suitable for that purpose.

PART VII.

FOOD AND DRUGS.

48. In the application of this Part of this
Ordinance any reference to the City contained in
any section shall be taken to apply to and have
force and effect within the Citv of Saint John.

49. (1) In this Part of this Ordinance-
"animal does not include bird;
"article ", in relation to food, does not include
a live animal or bird, but save as afore-
said includes in the case of an animal,
bird or fish the whole or amv part there-
of;
"artificial cream means an article of food
which, though not cream, resembles cream
and contains no ingredient which is not








derived from milk except water or any
substance which may lawfully be con-
tained in an article sold as cream, being
some substance not injurious to health
which in the case of cream may be
required for its production or preparation
as an article of commerce in a state fit for
carriage or consumption and which has
not been added fraudulently to increase
bulk, weight or measure or conceal in-
ferior quality;
"butter means the substance usually known
as butter, made exclusively from milk
with or without salt or other preservative,
and with or without the addition of
colouring matter;
Cheese means the substance usually known
as cheese, containing no fat other than
fat derived from milk;
"container" includes a package or recept ole
of any kind whether open or closed:
" cream means that part of milk rich in fat
which has been separated by skimming or
otherwise containing not less than 18 %
fat;
" drug includes medicine for internal or
external use;
"food means any article used as food or
drink for human consumption, other than
drugs or water, and includes-
(/a) any substance which is
intended for use in the composition
or preparation of food;
(b) any flavouring matter or
condiment; and
(c) any colouring matter in-
tended for use in food:
Provided that, notwithstanding
anything in this definition, the
addition of any coloring or flavour-
ing matter or condiment to an article
used as food or drink shall be deemed
to be the addition of a substance to
food;


31 NIIGLA


No. ;)'I. of I i.)' 1


Pdylir Health.






No. 34 of 1956.


"functions" includes powers and duties;
"Government chemist" means a Govern-
ment chemist or. a public analyst
prescribed by the Governor in Council
by notice published in the Gazette to be
a Government chemist for the purposes
of this Ordinance whether such Govern-
ment chemist or public analyst is in
the service of the Government of the
Colony or is in the service of the
Government of, and resides in, any
place outside the Colony;
"ice-cream includes any similar commo-
dity contaiining any proportion of milk,
powdered milk or condensed milk;
"importer", in relation to an imported
article, includes any person who,
whether as owner, consignor, 'nii-i-'.ie,
agent or broker, is in possession of,
or in any way entitled to the custody
or control of, the article;
"margarine" means any food, whether
mixed with butter or not, which
resembles butter and is not milk-blended
butter;
"margarine-cheese means .any substance
prepared in imitation of cheese and
containing fat not derived from milk;
"milk-blended butter" means any mixture
produced by mixing or blending butter
with milk;
"prepare", in relation to food, includes
manufacture and "preparation" shall
be construed accordingly;
"separated", in relation to milk, includes
skimmed;
"substance includes a liquid;
"transit" includes all stages of transit
from the dairy, place of manufacture
or other source of origin, to the con-
sumer;


ANTIGLIA. 32


Public l.Aalth.






'I,'o. '14 of 1056. l i c i1 (ic/f.


*t \xn niJA


vessel includes a receptacle of any kind,
whether open or closed.
(2) In this Part of this Ordinance, unless
the context otherwise requires, reference to the
medical officer of health of a district
shall be construed as including the _F-'diceil
Officer of Health.

50. (1) No person shall add, or direct or Restrictions
permit any other person to addl- o the
addition
of other
(a) any substance to any food so as to slstf l"od
.. lt any food
render the food injurious to health; or or drug.

(b) any substance to any drug so as to
affect injuriously the quality or potency of
of the drug,
with the intent that the food or drug may be
sold in that state.
(2) No person shall sell, or have in his
possession for the purpose of sale, any food or
drug to which any substance has been so added.

(3) A person who contravenes any of the
provisions of this section shall be guilty of an
offence and liable on summary conviction to a
fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars
or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding six
months.

51. (1) No person shall abstract, or direct Restrictions
or permit any other person to abstract, from any on the
abstraction
food any constituent thereof so as to a;llt't. from. any
injuriouslv the nature, substance or quality of food o' ay
., constituent
the food with intent that it may be sold in its thereof.
altered state-

(a) without notice to the purchaser of
the alteration; or
(b) whether with or without such
notice, if in that state the food does not
comply with any relevant provisions con-
tained in regulations made under this
Ordinance for prescribing the composition
of food.






Pul/lic [lealt/, No. 34 of 1956.


(2) A person who contravenes any of the
provisions of this section shall be guilty of an
offence and liable on summary conviction to
a fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty
dollars or to a term of imprisonment not exceed-
ing six months.
Prohibition 52. (1) If a person sells to the prejudice
against sal of the purchaser any food or drug which is not
of any food or
drrgs not of of the nature, or not of the substance, or not of
the nature, the quality, of the food or drug demanded by
substanvee
or quality the purchaser, he shall, subject to the provisions
demanded, of section 53, he guilty of an offence and liable
on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding
two hundred and fifty dollars or to a term of
imprisonment not exceeding six months.
(2) Where regulations made under this
Ordinance contain provisions prescribing the
composition of. or prohibiting or restricting
the addition of any substance to, any food,
a purchaser of that food shall, unless the contrary
is proved, be deemed for the purposes of this
section to have demanded food complying with
the provisions of the regulations.
(3) In proceedings under this section it
shall not be a defence to allege that the
purchaser made his purchase for purposes of
analysis or examination and therefore was not
prejudiced.
Defences 53. In proceedings under section 52 it
available in shall be a defence for the defendant to prove-
proceedings
under section
52.
(1) where some substance has been
added to the food or drug in question-
(a) in the case of a food, that the
substance is not, and its addition has
not rendered the food, injurious to
health or, in the case of a drug, that
the addition has not affected injuriously
the quality or potency of the drug; and
(6) that the addition was not made
fraudulently to increase the bulk,
weight or measure, or conceal the
inferior quality, of the food or drug; and


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No. 34 of PI.51-,


(c) either-
(i) that the addition was
required for the produce.
tion or preparation of the
food or drug as an article
of commerce in a state
fit for carriage or con-
sumption; or
(ii) that a label satisfying the
requirements of section
54 was attached to, or
printed on the wrapper
or container of, the article
sold;
(2) where some constituent has been
abstracted from the food or drug in
question-
(a) that the abstraction has not
rendered the food injurious to health
or, as the case may be, affected in-
juriously the quality or potency of the
drug, anll. was not made fraudulently
to conceal the inferior quality of the
food or drug; and
(b) either-
(i) that the abstraction was
required for the produc-
tion or preparation of the
food or drug as an article
of commerce in a state fit
for carriage or consump-
tion; or
(ii) that a label satisfying
the requirements of sec-
tion 54 was attached to,
or printed on the wrapper
or container of, the article
sold;
(3) where the food or drug in question
is the subject of a patent in force, that it
was supplied in the state required by the
specification of the patent;


Ptib/ie


::5i ANTIIGUA.






N[blc [Health. No. 34 of 19~fl.


(4) where the food or drug in question
contains some extraneous matter, that the
presence of that matter was an unavoidable
consequence of the process of collection or
preparation;
(5) that the article supplied was a
proprietary medicine and was supplied in
response to a demand for that medicine;
(6) where the proceedings are in respect
of diluted whisky, brandy, rum or gin, that
the spirit in question has Ibeen diluted with
water only and that its strength was still
not below the proof strength permitted by
law to be sold for human consumption:
Provided that-
(a) none of the defences specified
in paragraphs (1) to (4) of this section
shall le available in the case of any
food which does not comply with any
relevant provisions contained in regula-
tions made under this Ordinance for
prescribing the composition of, or pro-
hibiting or restricting the addition of
any substance to, food; and
(b) nothing in paragraph (6) of
this section shall affect the provisions
of any law with respect to the dilution
of spirits after computation of duty.
Provisions 54. (1) A label shall afford no defence
as to labels. under sub-paragraph (c) (ii) of pargrgraph (1)
or sub-paragraph (,) (ii) of paragraph (2) of
section 53 unless the following requirements are
satisfied-
(a) the label must state explicitly what
substance has been added to, or what con-
stituent has been abstracted from, the food
or drug; and
(b) it must be of adequate size, and
have the notice of addition or abstraction
distinctly and legibly printed and con-
spicuously visible.


ANTIGUA. 36







No. 34 of 19.5;. Public Health.


(2) Notwithstanding anything in subsection
(1) of this section, the requirements thereof
shall, as respects a mixture, he deemed to be
satisfied by a, label which has been continuously
in use \without any material variation for
a period not less than iifty years and hears
a statement to the .Ilr that the article in
question is mixed, or by a label which has been
continuously in use without any material varia-
tion for a period not less than twenty-five years
and bears such a statement distinctly and
legibly printed and unobscred by other matter
on the label.

55. (1) A person who gives with any Labes and
food or drug sold hb him a label, whether adiertcie-
rnents descib.
attached to or printed oni the wrapper or con- inl .,coi'-
tainer or not, which falsely describes that foI d 't 0'ood
or drug, or is otherwise calculated to mislead as
to its nature, substance or quality, shall be
guilty of an un'lil,', unless he proves that he
diid not know, and could not with reasonable
diligence have ascertained, that tie label was of
such a character as aforesaid.

(2) A person who publishes, or is a party
to the publication of, an advertisement (not
being such a label so given by him as aforesaid)
ihicih falsely described any food or drug, or is
otherwise calculated to islead a.s to its nature,
substance or quality, shall be guilty of an
offence:

Provided that in proceedings under this
subsection it shIall be a defence for the defendant
to prove either-

(a) that he did not know, and could
not with reasonable diligence have ascer-
tained, that the advertisement was of such
a character as aforesaid; or
(1i) that, being a Iperson whose business
it is to publish, or arrange for the publica-
tion of, advertisements. he received the
advertisement for publication in the ordi-
nary course of businuLu.


37 AWTIGVtfl.






Public Health. No. 34 of 1956.


Presumptive
evidence as
to itjurious
nature of food.


(3) In any such proceedings as aforesaid
against the manufacturer, producer or importer
of the food or drug, it shall rest on the defendant
to prove that he did not publish, and was not
a party to the publication of, the advertisement.

56. Where regulations made under this
Ordinance contain provisions prohibiting or
restricting the addition of any substance to any
food, the addition of that substance-

(a) if made in contravention of any of
the regulations which is expressed to be
made for the prevention of danger to
health, shall, and

(b) if made to an amount not exceeding
the limit, if any, specified by any of the
regulations, shall not,
for the purposes of this Part of this Ordinance
be deemed to render the food injurious to health.

57. (1) The Board may, subject to the
provisions of this section, make regulations for
all or any of the purposes mentioned in any of
the following paragraphs, that is to say:-

(a) authorising measures to be taken
for the prevention of danger to health from
the importation, preparation, transport,
storage, exposure for sale, and delivery of
food of various kinds intended for sale and
sold for human consumption;
(b) requiring wrappers or containers
enclosing or containing food of various kinds
to be labelled or marked in accordance with
the regulation;

(c) prohibiting or restricting the addi-
tion of any substance to, and regulating
generally the composition of, any food;
(d) the employment in any business
concerned with the handling of food or
drink for human consumption of any person
suspected by thle l1 dical Officer of Health
or a medical practitioner of being a carrier


Powoi of
Board to
'iako. regula-
tions as to the
importation,
preparation,
hforago, I al,
olelivery, etc.
of food.


ANTIGUA. 38






No. 34 of 1956. Public Health.


of enteric fever or dysentery or suffering
from pulmonary tuberculosis or syphilis in
an infective stage, and in any instance in
which the Medical Officer of Health is
satisfied that the suspected person is a carrier,
to prohibit the employment of such person
during a specified period in any such
business.
(2) Regulations made under this section
imay be restricted in their application to the
City or such other parts of or places in the
Colony as may be prescribed.
(3) There may be attached to the breach of
any such regulations a fine not exceeding two
hundred and fifty dollars.
(4) For the purposes of regulations made
under this section, articles commonly used for
the food and drink of man shall be deemed to be
intended for sale for human consumption unless
the contrary is proved.
(5) No compensation shall be payable to
any person in respect of any article of food or
drink destroyed under the regulations made
under this section, nor shall any person acting
under the authority of any such re-ulation be
liable to any action at law in respect of such
destruction.
58. (1) Every person who- Penalty for
sale etc. of
unsound food.
(a) sells, or offers or exposes for sale
or has in his possession for the purpose of
sale or of preparation for sale; or
(b) deposits with, or consigns to, any
person for the purpose of sale or of prepara-
tion for sale,
any food intended for, but unfiit for, human
consumption shall, subject to the provisions of
this section, he guilty of an offence and liable on
summary conviction to a fine not exceeding two
hundred and fifty dollars or a term of imprison-
ment not exceeding six months,


39 ANTTGCUA.'






Public Health. No. 34 of 1956.


(2) Where food in respect of which an
offence under paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of
this section has been committed was sold to the
l', i'r r by some other person, that person also
shall, subject to the provisions of this section, be
guilty of an offence and liable on summary
conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred
and fifty dollars or a term of imprisonment not
exceeding six months.

(3) Where a person is charged with an
offenc, under paragraph (b) of subsection (1) or
under mubsection (2) of this section, it shall he
a defence for himi to prove' either that he gave
notice to the person with whom lie deposited, or
to whom he consigned or sold, the food in
question that it was not intended for human
consumption, or that, at the time when lhe
delivered or dispatched it to th;it person, either
it was fit for human consumption or lie did not
know, and could not with reasonable diligence
have ascertained, that it was unfit for human
consumption.

(4) A person guilty of an offence under this
section shall be liable to a tine not exceeding two
hundred and fifty dollars, or to imprisonment
for a term not exceeding six months.

Examination 59. (1) An authorized officer of the Board
of, fo od and mia at all reasonable times examine any foed
seizure of un-
sound food. intended for human consumption which has
he.n sold, or is olin-l or exposed for sale, or
is in the possession of, or has been deposited
with or consigned to, any person for the purpose
of sale or of lroep ration for sale and, if it
appears to him to be unfit for human consump-
tion, may seize it and remove it in order to have
it dealt with by a Magistrate.

(2) An officer of the Board who seizes any
food under subsection (1) of this section shall
inform the person in whose possession it was
found of his intention to have it dealt with by
a Magistrate, and any person who under section
58 might be liable to a prosecution in respect of


AN~TIGUA. 40i








food shall, if he attends before the Magistrate
upon the application for its condemnation, be
entitled to be heard and to call witnesses.

(3) If it appears to a Magistrate that any
food brought before him, whether seized under
the provisions of this section or not, is unfit for
human consumption, lie shall condemn it and
order it to he d'-i ruyC d. or to be so disposed of
as to prevent it from being uscd for human
consumption.
(4) If a Magistrate refuses to condemn any
food seized Iunder Ithis Part of this Ordinance by
an officer of the Board, ie shall assess the
depreciation in value resulting from its seizure,
and the Boa sal pa the r al y to he owner of the
food the sumi of money so assessed as comopensa-
tion for such do)reciation.
60. (1) 'I 1e foreceiin' provisions relating Provisions
to unsound food shlall apply in relation to any as tfoo
offered a-!
food which is intended for ijhuman consumption prizes, etc.
and is-
(a) offered as a prize or reward in con-
nection with any entertainment to which
the public are admi tted, whether on payment
of money or not; or
(b) offered as a prize, reward or given
awayt for the purpw)o: of advertisement, or
in furthleranese of any trade or business; or

(c) exposed or deposited in any pre-
mises for the purpose of being so offered
or given away as aforesaid,
as if that food were, or had been, exposed
for sale-
(i) in a ease falling within paragraph
(a), by each person concerned in
the organisation of the entertain-
ment;
(ii) in a, case falling wnithlin pni'r'raph
(b), by th person ','ir in or giving
away the food;


Nuo. 3 4 o f I 9, ("


.1,11blic Health.


41 ANTIGUfA.







(iii) in a case falling within paragraph
(e), by the occupier of the premises
in question.

(2) In this section, "entertainment" in-
cludes any social gathering, amusement, exhibi-
tion, performance, game, sport or trial of skill.
Power to 61. If an authorised officer of the Board
examine food has reason to suspect that any cart, barrow or
in course of
transit. other vehicle, or any container contains any
food intended for sale for human consumption,
or in the course of delivery after sale for human
consumption, he may examine the contents of
the vehicle or, as the case may be, of the con-
tainer, and for that purpose may, if necessary,
detain the vehicle or the container and, if he
finds any food, which appears to him to be
intended for, but unfit for, human consumption
he may deal with it as food falling within
subsection (1) of section 59 and subsections (2)
to (4) of that section shall apply accordingly.
Provisions 62. (1) Subject to the provisions of this
as to rooms section, the following provisions shall have effect
where food sl I- ee1
intended for in relation to every room in which any food
ale is pre- intended for human consumption, other than
pared or
stored, etc. milk, is prepared for sale or sold, or offered or
exposed for sale, or deposited for the purpose of
sale or of preparation for sale, that is to say-
(a) no sanitary convenience, dustbin
or ashpit shall be within, or communicate
directly with, the room, or be so placed that
offensive odours therefrom can penetrate
into the room;
(b) no cistern for the supply of water
to the room shall be in direct communica-
tion with, or discharge directly into, a sani-
tary convenience, and there shall not be
within the room any outlet for the ventila-
tion of a drain or, except with the approval
of the' Board, an inlet into any drain
conveying sewage or foul water;
(c) the walls, ceiling, floor, windows
and doors of the room shall be kept in
a proper state of repair;


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(d) the walls, ceiling and doors of the
room shall he painted, whitewashed, cleansed
or purified as often as may be necessary to
keep them clean and the windows of the
room shall be kept clean;
(e) the room shall not be used- as
a sleeping place and, so far as may be
necessary to prevent risk of infection or
contamination of food in the room, no
sleeping place adjoining the room shall
communicate therewith except through
the open air, or through an intervening
ventilated space;
(f ) except in the case of an artificially
refrigerated room, suitable and sufficient
means of ventilation shall he provided and
suitable and sufficient ventilation shall be
maintained;
(y) no refuse or filth, whether solid or
liquid, shall be deposited or allowed to
accumulate in the room, except so far as
may be necessary for the proper carrying
on of the trade or business for which the
room is used, and the floor of the room shall
be cleansed as often as may he necessary to
keep it clean;
(h) cleanliness shall be observed by
persons employed in the room, both in
regard to the room and all articles, apparatus
and utensils therein, and in regard to them-
selves and their clothing;
(i) there shall be provided in, or with-
in reasonable distance of, the room a suitable
washing basin or basins and a sufficient
supply of soap, clean towels and clean water
for the use of persons employed in the room:
Provided that paragraph. (i) of this sub-
section shall not apply in relation to a room
which is used for the sale or storage, or for the
sale and storage, of food contained in containers
of such materials and so closed, as to exclude all
risk of contamination, but is not otherwise used
for any purpose in connection with the prepare.
tion, storage or sale of food,


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(2) If, in the case of a room to which
subsection (1) of this section applies-

(a) any of the requirements of that
subsection are not complied with; or
(b) any person does or permits any act
or thing in contravention of that subsection,
or fails to take all such steps s may be
reasonably necessary to prevent risk of
contamination of food in the room; or
(c) any person prevents the owner of
the room from executing any work necessary
to make the room comply with the said
requirements,
then, in the first-mentioned case, the occupier of
the room and, in the other cases mentioned, the
person in question, whether he be the occupier
or not, shall be guilty of an (cll nc. and liable
on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding
one hundred dollars and lo a further tine not
exceeding twenty-five dollars for each day during
which the offence continues after conviction
therefore.
(3) If, in the case of a room to which
subsection (1) of this section applies, any of the
requirements specified in paragraphs (a), (h),
(c) or ( f) of the said subsection is not complied
with, then, in so far as that requirement is of
a structural character, the owner of the room
shall, if he let it for the purpose of being used
for the preparation, sale or storage of food or, if
not having so let it, he permits to be so used
after receiving notice from the Board, be liable
to a penalty mentioned in subsection (2) of this
section, but without prejudice to the liability of
the occupier under that subsection.
(4) Where the owner of a room who did
not let it for the purpose of being used for the
preparation. sale or storage of food executes any
work necessary to make the room comply with
the requirements of subsection (1) of this
section, he may recover the expenses incurred
by him in so doing from the occupier of the
room summarily as a civil debt.


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(5) In this section, '" room incidelt' es i ahop
or cellar or any other part of a uildlini., and
a shed, store or outbuilding or any part thereof,
and the provisions of this section, except para-
graphs (,a) and ( /) of subsection (!) thereof,
shall, so far as applicable, apply in relation to
a yard, forecourt or area as they apply in
relation to a room.
(6) Save in so far as may be expressly
provided neither this section nor section 63 shall
apply in relation to premises which are used for
the preparation, sale or storage of articles pre-
pared from, or consisting of. materials other
than those of animal or vegetable origin, but are
not otherwise used for any purpose in connection
with the preparation, storage or sale of food.

63. (1) Subject to the provisions of this Registration
section, and of subsection (6) of section o, o,'f 'ni
useu| ill con-
no premises within the City limits shall be nection with
used for-- the manufac-
used for- re o. a,
of ice-crealn
(a) the sale. or the manufacture for or preserved
the purpose of sale, of ice cream, or the food, etc.
storage of ice-cream intended for-sale; or
(b) the preparation or manufacture of
sausages or potted, pressed, pickled or
preserved food intended for sale,
unless they are rel-istered under this section for
that purpose by the loard, and a person who
uses any premises in contravention of the
provisions of this subsection shall h.e a'uilty of an
offence and liable on summary conviction to
a fine not exceeding tvwenty-five dollars.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1) of
this section the preparation of meat or fish by
any process of cooking shall be deemed to be
preservation thereof.
(;I) Subject to the following provisions of
this section, the Board shall, on the application
of the occupier of, or of a person proposing to
occupy, a y premlises, register those premises for
the purpose of this section.


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(4) If it appears to the Board that any
premises for the registration of which applica.
tion has been made under this section, or which
are registered under this section, do not satisfy
the requirements of subsection (3) of this section,
or are otherwise unsuitable for use for the purpose
for which they are proposed to be used or are
being used, the Board shall serve on the applicant
for registration or, as the case may be, on
the occupier for the time being of the premises,
a notice stating the place and time, not being
less than-seven days after the date of the service
of the notice, at which they propose to take the
matter into consideration and informing him
that he may attend before the Board, with any
witnesses whom he desires to call, at the place
and time mentioned to show cause why the
Board should not, for reasons specified in the
notice, refuse the application or, as the'case may
be, cancel the registration of the premises.

(5) If a person on whom a notice is served
under subsection (4) of this section fails to show
cause to the satisfaction of the Board, the Board
may refuse the application or, as the case may be,
cancel the registration of the premises, and shall
forthwith give notice to him of its decision in the
matter, and shall, if so required by him within
fourteen days of their dMcision, give to him within
forty-eight hours a statement of the grounds on
which it was based.
(6) A person aggrieved by the decision of the
Board under this section to refuse to register any
premises, or to cancel the registration of any
premises, may appeal to the Supreme Court in the
same manner fnd under the same provisions as if
the decision of the Board were the decision of a
Magistrate's court.
(7) Upon any change in the occupation of
premises registered undtr this section, the incoming
occupier shall, if he intends io use them for the
purpose for which they are registered, forthwith
give notice of the change to the Board. who ,shall
thereupon make any necessary alteration in the
register.


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(8) If a person required to give ia icotce
under subsection (7) of this section fails tu do so,
he shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine
not exceeding twenty-five dollars.

(9) This section shall not apply-

(a) to ice-cream made by private persons
for sale at any social function; or
(b) to premises used primarily as a club,
hotel or restaurant;

(c) to a person who in a street or other
place of public resort, sells, or offers or
exposes ice-cream for sale; provided that such
person shall first register with the Board, and,
if such person fails to register he shall be
liable on summary conviction to a tine not
exceeding twenty-five dollars or to imprison-
ment not exceeding one month.

(10) This section shall apply in relation to
premises used as a theatre, cinematograph theatre,
music hall or concert hall, as if in paragraph (a)
of subsection (1) of this section, the words "the
sale or" and the words or the storage of ice-
cream intended for sale were omitted.

641. If a medical practitioner becomes aware, Notification
or suspects, that a patient whom he is attending "f Cases of
within a district is suffering from food poisoning, ing.
he shall forthwith send to the medical officer of
health of the district a certificate stating-

(a) the name, age and sex of the patient,
and the address of the premises where the
patient is, and

(b) particulars of the food poisoning
from which he is, or is suspected to be, suffer-
ing,
and also stating whether the c se occurs in the
private practice of the practitioner, or in his practice
as medical officer of a public body or institution,


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Provision as 65. (1) If tilh' tl'dical officer of health of
foo d.pecte a district or ;a gvermtnriin eterinary otlic.r has
reasonable ground for su,-pecting that any food of
which he, or any other officer of the Boardl has
procured it sat'npl under the provisions of this
Ordinance is likely to cause food poisoning, he may
give notice to the person in charge of the Food that,
until his investigations are completed, the food, or"
any specified portion thereof, is not to Ibe used for
human consumption and either is not to be removed,
or is not to be removed except to some place
specified in the notic. In this section "gover-
ment veterinary (.tl. i" 'means a veterinary officer
holding an appnintmntnt in the service of the
Government of the Colny.


(2) A person who uses or removes any food
in contravention of the requirements of a notice
given under subsection (1) of this section shall be
guilty of an '.d .11 amn liable on summarv convic-
tion to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars.


(3) If, as a result of his investigations, the
medical officer of health of a district is satisfied
that the food in question, or any portion thereof,
is likely to cause fWod ,ois oi'in., he may deal with
it as food f:illinit within subsection (I) of section
59 and su!,sections (2) and (3) of that section shall
apply :necolrdingly, ,bt, if he is satisfied that it nmiv
safely be ius' f.r human, (onsuilmtion, he slall
forthlwilh with iiraiw his notice.


(4) If a :notice given under subsection (1) of
this section is wMithdrawn by the medical officer of
health of a district, ,r if the Magistrate before
whoml any food is brought under this section
refuses to condemn it, the BoAr sill compensate
the r owner of the fol to whiich the notice relates
for any delreciati in t vaenhw r!'c.'ltixn fr-mn the
action taken hv thi yo i'l o iier 4f hilhh of the
District the anioiuint of sa;ch i c riiuw isa ie:; i( ing'
fixed by the Magistrate uiponl application by the
owner of such food.


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66. If there is imported into the Colony, Restrictions
within the meaning of that expression as used in on the impor-
Sd station of cer-
the Customs Duties Ordinance, 1927- tain foods.
11/1927.
(a) any margarine or minrgarine-cheese,
except in containers conspicuously marked
"Margarine" or M tr.iatirii--cheese ", as the
case may require;
(b) any adulterated or impoverished milk,
except in containers conspicuously marked
with a name or description indicating that the
milk has been so treated;

(c) any other adulterated or impoverished
food to which the Governor in Council may
by Order direct that this section shall be
applied, except in containers conspicuously
marked with a name or description indicating
that the food has been so treated;
(d) any nmilk-blended butter, except in
containers conspicuously marked with a name
:approved for the purpose by the Governor in
Council, not being a name which refers to, or
is suggestive of, butter or anything connected
with the dairy interest;
(e) any food which does not comply
with any relevant provisions contained in
regulations made under this, or any other,
Ordinance with respect to the importation of
food,
the importer shall be guilty of an offence under
this Part of this Ordinance.

67. (1) A duly authorized officer of the powers of
Board (hereinafter called a "sampling officer") sampling.
may exercise such powers of procuring samples of,
food and drugs for analysis, or for bacteriological
or other examination, as are conferred upon him by
this section.
(2) A sampling officer may take such samples
of consignmui'nts of imported food as may be
necessary for the enforcement of the provisions of
section 65 or purchase samples of any food or
drug:


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Provided that nothing in this section shall be
construed as aulhorising any -purchase or sale of
drugs in conti vention of the Dangerous Drugs
23/1937. Act, 1937.
(3) A. sampling officer may take samples of-

(a) any butter or cheese, or substances
resembling butter or cheese, exposed for sale;
(b) any food, or substance capable of
being used in the preparation of food, found
on premises which he has entered in the
execution of his duties under this Ordinance.

(4) A sampling officer may, at the request or
with the consent of the purchaser, consignee or
consumer, take at the place of delivery samples of
any food delivered, or about to be delivered, to the
purchaser, consignee or consumer in pursuance of a
contract for the sale thereof to him:
Provided that this subsection shall not apply
in relation to milk.
(5) If a sampling officer has reason to believe
that any container forwarded by a public convey-
ance contains margarine, miargarine-cheese or milk-
blended butter which is not consigned in accordance
with the provisions of this Ordinance, he .may
examine and take samples of the contents of that
container.

Rights to 68. (1) If a duly authorized officer of the
have samples Board who has procured a sample of any food or
analysed. drug considers that it should be analysed, he shall
submit it for analysis and the Bard shall there-
upon make such arrangements as they consider to
be practicable for such sample to he analysed by a
suitably qualified Government chemist.

(2) A person, other than a duly authorized
officer of the Board, who has purchased any food
or drug may submit a sample of such food or drug
for analysis and the Board shall thereupon make
such arrangements as they consider to be practicable
for such sample to be analysed by a suitably
qualified public analyst,


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69. (1) A person purchasing a sample of
.tiy food or idr1.- with the intention o! submitting
it to the Board for analysis, or taking a sample of
food on any premises with the intention of submit-
ting it for such analysis shall, after the purchase
has been completed or the sample has been taken,
forthwith inform the seller or his agent who sold
the sample or, as the case may be, the occupier of
the premises or the person for the time being in
charge thereof, of his intention to submit such
samples for analysis and shall then and there
divide it into' three parts, each part to be marked,
and sealed or fastened up, in such manner as its
nature will permit, and shall-
(a) deliver one part to the seller or his
a-ent or, as the case may be, to the occupier
of the premises or the person for the time
being in charge thereof;
(b) retain one part for future comparison;
and
(c) if he thinks fit to have an analysis
made, submit one for such analysis:
Provided that, in relation to samples
taken in such circumstances as are mentioned
in subsection (2) of this section the foregoing
provisions with respect to the giving of
information and the manner of d,-aliig with
samples shall have effect as modified by that
subsection.
(2) A person taking a sample of any food
while it is in transit, or at the place of delivery to
the purchaser, consignee or consumer shall, if he
intends to submit it for analysis deal with it in the
manner provided by subsection (1) of this section
except that he shall retain the first-mentioned part
of the sample if the name and address of the
consignor do not appear on the container containing
the article sampled, but if the name and address of
the consignor appear on such container he shall
forward that part of the sample to the consignor
by registered post or otherwise, together with a
notice informing that person that he intends to
have 1p-. .-f the sample submitted to the Board
for analysis.


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Persons 70. The Board may, with regard to a
suffering person suffering from dvsenteryv, hehninthi' infee-
from certain
diseases not tions, typhoid fever, paratyphoid fever or pulnon-
to sell food ary tuberculosis or syphilis in an infective stage.
or drink. I n ,
require in writing that until further notice-

(a) such person shall discontinue any
occupation connected with the preparation or
handling of food or drink;

(b) suitable measure shall be taken with
respect to cleansing, disinfection, disposal of
excreta, destruction of flies, and prevention of
contamination of food and drink on the
premises in which occupation is carried on.

Penalty for 71. (1) A person who wilfully obstructs
obstructing any person acting in the execution of this Part of this
execution of */ .x .
Ordinance. Ordinance shall be liable on summary conviction to
a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars:

Provided that, if the court is satisfied that he
committed the offence with intent to prevent the
discovery of some other offence under this Part of
this Ordinance, or if he has within the twelve
months last preceding been convicted of an offence
under this subsection, he shall be liable on summary
conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred and
fifty dollars or to imprisonment for a term not
exceeding three months.

(2) If a duly authorized officer of the Board
applies to purchase any food or drug exposed for
sale, or on sale by retail, and tenders the price for
the quantity which he requires as a sample, and
the person exposing the food or drug for sale, or
having it for sale, refuses to sell to the officer such
quantity thereof as aforesaid, or if the seller or
consignor, or any person having for the time being
the charge, of any food of which an officer is
empowered to take a sample refuses to allow the
officer to take the (quantity which lie requires as a
sample, the person so refusing shall, for the
purposes of subsection (1) of this section, be
deemed to have wilfully obstructed the officer:


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Provided that, where any food or drug is
exposed for sale in an unopened container duly
labelled, no person shall be required to sell it
except in the unopened container in which it is
contained.
(3) A person who fails to give to any person
acting in the execution of this Part of this Ordi-
nance any assistance which that person may
reasonably request him to give, or any information
which that person is expressly authorized by this
Part of this Ordinance to call for or may reasonably
require, or who, when required to give any such
information, knowingly makes any misstatement in
respect thereof, shall be guilty of an Iiclle'ce and
liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceed-
ing twenty five-dollars.

72. (1) Where a sample has been procured Liimitation of
under this Part of this Ordinance, no prosecution prosecution.
in respect of the article sampled shall be commenced
after the expiration of sixty days from the time
when the sample was procured unless the MIgi-
trate before whom the information is nii!, on being
satisfied on oath that having regard to the
circumstances of the particular case it was not
practicable to lay the information at an earlier date,
gives a certificate to that effect, and in no case shall
the prosecution be commenced after the expiration
of ninety-six days from the time when the sample
was procured.
(2) In any proceedings under this Part of
this Ordinance in respect of an article sampled, the
summons shall not be made returnable less than
fourteen days from the day on which it is served,
and a copy of any certificate of .nalvsis olbtaincd on
behalf of the prosecutor, and of any certificate given
by a Magistrate under subsection (1) of this section
shall be served with the summons.

(3) In any proceedings under this Part of
this Ordinance, where a sample has been procured
in such circumstances that its division into parts is
required by this Part of this Ordinance, the part of
the sample retained by the person who procured it
shall be produced at the hearing.


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Evidence of
certificates
of analysis,
and presump-
tions.


78. (1) In any proceedings under this
Part of this Ordinanrc'. the production hy one of
tile parties of a document t rprporting to be a certi-
ficate of a G( overnment chemist in the prescribed
form, or of a document supp lied to him by the
other party as being a copy of such a certificate,
shall be sufficient evidence of the facts stated
therein.
(2) In any such p. "'li:... if a defendant
intends to produce a certificate of a (Government
chemist or requires that the Government chemist
whose certificate has been tendered in evidence
shall be called as :i witrness, iotic <' of his intention
together, in the first mentioned case, with a copy
of the certificate shall be given to the other party
at least five clear days before the di y on which the
summons is returnable, nnd, if this requirement is
not complied with. the court inmy, if it thinks tit,
adjourn the hearing on such terms as it deems
proper.
(3) For. the purposes of this Part of this
Ordinance and of any regulations made there-
under-
(a) articles commonly used for human
consumption shall, if sold or offered, exposed
or kept for sale, be presumed, until the con-
trary is proved, to hl ve been sold or, as the
case may be, to have been or to be intended
for sale, for human consumption;
(b) any article commonly used for human
consumption which is found on premises used
for the preparation, storage or sale of that
article and any article commonly used in the
manufacture of products for human consump-
tion which is found on premises used for the
preparation, 'tnr~re or sale of those products,
shall be presumed, until the contrary is
proved, to be intended for sale, or for manu-
facturing products for sale, for human con-
sumption;
(c) any substance capable of being ufed
in composition or preparation of any article
commonly used for human consumption which
is found on premises on which that article is
prepared shall, until the contrary is proved,
be pnre' m ned to be intended for such use.
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74. (1) The court before which any pro- power of
ceedings arii taken under this Part of this court to
require
Ordinance may, if it thinks fit, and upon the analysis by
request of either party shall, cause the part of any Government
il1 chemist.
sample produced before the court under subsection
(3) of section 72 to be forwarded to a Government
chemist for analysis, and the certificate of such
public analyst of the result of his analysis may be
received in evidence, and the costs of the analysis
and of ol.t ii,,i' the public analyst's certificate
shall be paid by the prosecutor or the defendant as
the court may order.
(2) If, in a case where an appeal is brought.
no action has been taken under subsection (1) of
this section, the provisions of the said subsection
shall apply also in relation to the court by which
the appeal is heard.
75. (1) A person against whlrn proceed- fencee
ing-s are brought under thi4 Part of this ordinancee available to
Shall, upon complaint duly lid by him and on where some
giving to the prosecution not less than three clear other lorsor
days' notice of his intention, be entitled to have for the corn-
any person to whose act or default he alleges that esiooen of
the contravention of the provisions in question charged.
was due brought before the court in tie proceed-
irgs, and, if, after the contravention has been
proved, the original defendant proves that the
contravention was due to the act or default of that
other person, that other person may be convicted
of the offence and, if the original defendant further
proves that he has used nll due diligence to secure
that the provisions in question were complied with,
he shall be acquitted of the offence.
(2) Where a defendant seeks to avail him-
self of the provisions of subsection (1) of this
section-
(a) the prosecution, as well as the per-
son whom the defendant charges with the
offence, shll have the right to cross-examine
such defendant, if he uives evidence, and any
witness called by him in support of his pleas,
and to call rebutting evidence;
(h) the court may make such order as it
thinks fit for the payment of costs by any party
to the prooe- .'lini, to any other party thereto,


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(3) Where it appears to the Board that an
offence has been committed in respect of which
proceedings might be taken under this Part of this
Ordinance against some person and the Board are
reasonably satisfied that the olf' nce of which
complaint is made was due to in act or default of
some other person and .hat the first mentioned
person could establish i defencet under suibsection
(1) of this section, they mayv cause proceedings to
be taken against that other person without first
causing proceedings to be taken against the first
mentioned person.
(4) In any such proceedings the defendant
may be charged with and, on proof that the con-
travention was due to his act or default, be
convicted of, the offence with which the first
mentioned person might have been charged.
Conditions 76. (1) subject to the provisions of this
under which section, in the case of ian prosecution under this
u warranty
may be Part of this Ordinance in respect of selling,
Leaded as exposing or offering for sale, or Ijvin in posses-
defence. z. In
sion for sale, rn article wiich was `ot of a nature,
substance or quality entitling a person to sell or
otherwise deal with it under the description or in
the manner under, or int, which the rhfendant
dealt with it, it shall be a defence for the defend-
ant to prove-
(a) that he purchased it as being an
article of such a nature, substance and quality
as would have so entitled him and with a
written warranty to that effect; and
(b) that he had no reason to believe at
the time of the commission( of the alleged
offence that it was otherwise; and
(c) that it was then in the same state as
when he purchased it.
(2) A warranty shall only ,e a defence to
proce:,liilg- under this Part of this Ordinance if-
(a) the defendant has within seven days
of the service of the summons sent to the
prosecutor a copy of the warranty with a
uotice stating that he intends to rely on it and


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specifying the name and address of the person
from whom he received it. and has also sent a
like notice of his intention to that person; and
(b) in the case of a warranty given by a
person resilient .outside the Colony, the
defendant proves that he had taken reasonable
steps to ascertain, and did in fact believe
in, the accuracy of the statement contained
therein; and
(c) in the case of a prosecution in respect
of a sample of milk, the defendant has within
seventy-two hours after the sample was
procured served such a notice as complies with
the requirements specified in subsection (3) of
this section.
(3) The following shall bee the requirements of
a notice under paragraph (c) of subsection (2) of
this section:-
(a) the notice shall state-
(i) the name and address of the
seler or consignor from whom
the milk was received;
(ii) the time and place of delivery
to the purchaser or consignee of
future supplies of milk from the
same source; and
(h) the notice shall request the Board to
take immediate steps to procure as soon as
practicable, a sample of milk from any future
supply of milk from the same source in the
course of transit or delivery to the purchaser
or consignee from the seller or consignor.
(4) Where the defendant is a servant of the
person who purchased the article under a warranty,
he shall be entitled to rely on the provisions of
this section in ihe same way as his employer
would have been entitled to do if he had been the
defendant.
(5) The person by whom the warranty is
alleged to have been given shall be entitled to
appear at the hearing and to give evidence, and
the court uniy, if it thinks fit, adjourni the
hbering to enable him to do so.


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(6) For the purposes of this section and
section 77. a nuii;Le or description entered in an
invoice shall be deented to be a written warranty
that the food or drug to which the entry refers
is of such a nature, substance and quality that a
person can sell, or otherwise deal with it, under
that name or description without contravening any
of the provisions of this (Ordinance.
Offences in 77. (1) A defendant who in any proceed-
wrrntie ings under this Part of this Ordinance wilfully
and certifi- applies to any food or drug a warranty or certifi-
cates of I
analysis. cate of analysis given in relation to any other food
or drug shall be guilty of an offence.
(2) A person who, in respect of any food or
drug sold by him, gives to the purchaser a false
warranty in writing, shall be guilty of an tl'ir., ,
unless lie proves that when lie gave the warranty
he had reason to believe that the statements or
description contained therein were accurate.
(3) Every person convicted of an offence
under this section shall be liable in the case of a
first offence to a fine not exceeding one hundred
dollars and in the case of a subsequent offence to a
fine not exceeding five hundred dollars or to
imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months.

PART VIII.
BAKERIES.
Interpreta- 78. For the purpose of this Part of this
tion. Ordinance-
"bakery" means any place in which are
commonly baked or exposed or offered
for sale, or deposited for the purpose of
sale or of preparation for sale or have
been recently sold for human consump-
tion, bread, biscuits, cakes or confec-
tionery in the baking or selling of which a
trade is carried on;
"employed as applied to any person includes
any person working in a bakery, whether
he receives wages or not;
"occupier" includes any person in possession,


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79. (1) Every person who is using or Application
intends to lie anv place as a bakery shall make to ue 'place
*as bakery.
application in writing to the Board ttir i: out
his full name and a correct description ot the
premises so used or intended to be used. If the
Board are satisfied that the premises specified in the
application are such as can be properly used as a
bakery under this (Ordinance, they shall issue to the
applicant a certificate to that effect.

(2) The particulars of such application and
certificate shl:l be entered in a book to be kept by
the Board and to, e calledd The Bakery Register ".

(3) Any person who uses any place as a bakery
without hai ing fiir.t obtained a certificate as herein-
before provided shall he liable on summary convic-
tion to a tine not exceeding twenty-five dollars, or,
foir a continuin- g ."ii. i r to a further fine of ten
dollars for each (iy subsequent to the sending of a
written notice by the Board.

80. (1) The inside walls of the rooms of a Painting
bakery and tlhe ceilings or tops of such rooms, and washing
whether suci walls. ceilings or tops be plastered
or not, and ill tpasages and staircases of such
bakery shall be either painted with oil or varnish
or lirnewashed and-

(a) when painted with oil or varnish,
there shall be three coats of paint or varnish,
and the paint or varnish shall be renewed once
at least in every three years arnd shall be
washed with hot water and soap at least once
in every six months;

(b) when limewashed the limewashing
shall be renewed in each June and December
of every year.
(2) The occupier of any bakery who fails
to keep the same in coenformitv with this section
shall be lia',le on summary conviction to it fine nor,
exceeding fifty dollars, or in the ease of a con-
tinuing offence, to a further fine of ten dollars for
each lday subscequrelt to the sending of a written
notice by the Board.


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No. 34 of 1956.


Conditions 81. (1) It shall not be lawful to let or
cGpaio suffer to be o:-cupied as a bakery or to occupy as a
of bakery. bakery any room or place unless the following
conditions are complied with-

(a) no privy or dustbin shall be within
or communicate directly with the bakery;
(b) any cistern or pipe for supplying
water to a bakery shall be separate and
distinct from any cistern or pipe for supplying
water direct to a privy;
(c) no drain or pipe for carrying off
f:cfal matter or sewage shall have an opening
within the bakery;
(d) every bakery shall be efficiently
ventilated to the satisfaction of the Board.

(2) Any person who lets or suffers to be
occupied or who occupies any room or place as a
bakery in contravention of this section shall be
liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceed-
ing twenty-five dollars and to a further fine not
exceeding ten dollars for every day during which
such room or place is so occupied after a conviction
under this section.

Regulations. 82. The Board may make regulations as to
all or any of the llowiti'; matters, that is to
say:-
(a) the structure of floors and walls of
bakeries;
(b) the keeping of bakeries in a clean
and sanitary condition;
(c) the prevention of the accumulation
of dust, ashes and refuse and the duties of
occupiers of the premises with regard thereto;
(d) the medical examination of all per-
sons employed in a bakery;
(c) the apparel of such persons; and
(f) the composition of bread,


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83. (1) Where a Al:,igistrate is satisfied on
the prosecution of the Board, that any room ur
place used as a bakery is in such a state as to be,
on sanitary grounds, unfit for use or occupation
as a bakery, the occupier of the bakery shall be
liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceed-
ing twenty-five dollars and oni a subsequent con-
viction to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars.
(2) The Magistrate, in addition to or instead
of inflicting such a fine may crder means to be
adopted by the occupier within the time named in
the order for the purpose of removing the ground
of complaint.
(3) The M.igi4trtl may, on application
enlarge the time so named, but if after the
expiration of the time originally named or enlarged
by subsequent order, the order is not complied
with, the occupier shall on summary conviction
be liable to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars
for every day that such non-compliance continues.

84. (1) No room or place on the same
level with the bakery and forming part of the same
building shall be used as a sleeping place or living
room unless it is effectually separated from the
bakery by a partition of wood, masonry or other
substantial material extending from the floor to
the ceiling, and unless it has external windows of
at least nine superficial feet in area made to open
for ventilation.
(2) Any person who lets or occupies or
knowingly suffers to be occupied any room or
place contrary to the provisions of this section shall
on summary conviction be liable to a fine not
exceeding five dollars for the first offence and
twenty-five dollars for any subsequent offence.
85. (1) No person suffering from any
infections or communicable disease or from sores
shall he employed in any bakery,
(2) If the owner of any bakery knowingly
employs any person in contravention of this section
such person shall be liable on summary conviction
to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars for the first
offence and one hundred dollars for any subsequent
offence.


Ponalty for
tti np insani-
tary premises.




















Premises not
to be used
as sleeping
place.













Person suffer.
ing from cer-
tain diseases
not to be
employed.


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Powers of 86. (1) A public health iripeetor or
entry ad medical officer (of heiiIh of a district shill, for the
purpose of the execution of this Part of this
Ordinance, have power to do all or any of the
following things, namely-
(a) to enter, inspect and examine at all
reasoiiable times by day or night, anyv bakery;
(b) to take with him R constable into a
bakery in which he has reasonable cause to
apprehend any obstruction in the execution
of his duty;
(c) to make such examination and
enquiry as miiy be necessary to ascertain
whether the laws for the time being in force
relating to public health are complied with
so far as respects the bakery and the persons
employed therein.
(2) The occupier of any bakery, his agents
and servants shall furnish the means required by
the medical officer of health of a district or the
public health inspector for entry, inspection,
examination and enquiry in relation to such
bakery.
(3) Every person who wilfully delays a
public health inspector or medical officer of
health of a district in the exercise of any power
under this section or who fails to comply with
any requisition of such public health inspector
or medical officer of health of a district in
pursuance of this section shall le deemed to have
obstructed the public health inspector, or medical
officer of health of' the district in the execution
of his duties under this Ordinance and shall he
liable on summary conviction to a fine not
exceeding twenlt-tive dollars.
PACT IX.
MIL, ICE-(-f IxAM, ICE AND Al tRATED) afterR .
Regniations. 87. The Board may ma il;e regulations for
the following purposes or iny of them, that is
to say-
(a) for the registration of all persons
keeping cows;


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(b) for the licensing of all plces in.
which cows are kept for the sale of milk,
and for the preventing of the keeping of
tuberculous cows in such places;
(c) for the licensing of dairymen and
the fixing of fees payable in respect of such
licences;
(dt) for the inspection by the Board, of
cattle in dairies, and for prescribing and
regulating the cleansing and drainage of
dairies and other places in the occupation of
persons carrying on the trade of dairymen,
and of any pasturage used for the grazing
of cows kept for the sale of milk;
(e) for the situation, construction, water
supply and regulation of dairies and cow-
sheds;
( f) for prescribing places for the milk-
ing of cows;
(g) for the precautions to be taken for
protecting milk against infection or con-
tamination;
(h) for securing the cleanliness of
vessels used for keeping milk for sale, and
of milk therein;
( i) for the issue of licences to persons
selling milk to carry on such business and
Sto sell, or hawk for sale or deliver milk, and
for the issue of badges for persons actually
selling or carrying milk on behalf of such
licensed persons;
(j) to compel all persons selling or
delivering milk to carry and exhibit, when
lawfully required thereto, badges denoting
the issue of such licenses, to be supplied as
provided in paragraph (i) of this section;
(/) to charge lees for the licences and
badges mentioned in paragraphs (i) and (/)
of Lhis section, such fees to he paid into the
Treasury;


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(/) for the cancellation of licences for
any breach of re~.illations made under para-
graphs (() to (/i) ol this section;

(m) the control of ice and aerated water
factories and the manufacture and sale of
ice and aerated water.

Certain 88. (1) No person shall -
additions
not to be
me to rilk, (a) add any water or colouring matter,
liquid not or any dried or condensed milk or liquid
ito ei olt reconstituted therefrom, to milk intended
for sale as such for human consumption; or

(b) add any -pamraled milk, or mixture
of cream and separated milk, to unseparated
milk intended for such sale; or
(e) sell, or offer or expose for sale, or
have in his possession for the purpose of
sale, for human consumption any milk to
which any addition has been made in
contravention of the provisions of this
subsection.
(2) No person shall sell, or offer or expose
for sale, under the designation of milk any liquid
in the making of which any separated milk or
any dried or condensed milk has been used.

(3) A person who contravenes any of the
provisions of this section shall be guilty of an
offence and shall be liable on summary conviction
to a ifl' not exceeding one hundred dollars or to
imprisonn.ent for a term not exceeding three
mont hs.
Appointment 89. (1) It shall I) 1;,1 W f\vt for the Governor
of milk oss
analyst anl to appoint on1 e or mIore persons possessing com-
provision of p-'telit knowledge, skill and experience to be
instruments. ilk anal st forO the ('oliny lpovided always
that no person appointed to obe milk analyst
under thiis section shall bi directly or indirectly
'engaged in or connected with the sale of milk
during his tenure of such appointment.


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(2) Every milk analyst shall be provided at
the public expense with the necessary instru.
ments and chemical apparatus for the purpose of
analysing any milk which may he brought or
submitted to him to be analysed, and such analyst
shall analyse anty milk brought to him for that
purpose.
90. If on examination it shall be found Analyst's
that the milk has been adulterated or is not certificate
pure, the analyst shall grant a certificate to that found to be
effect to the party who required the analysis. impure.

91. For every analysis a fee of one dollar Analyst's fee.
shall be paid into the Treasury by the person
requesting the analysis:
Provided that where an analysis has been
requested by a medical officer of health of a
district, a member of the Board or by the Govern.
ment Veterinary Officer, no fee shall be paid.

92. On the hearing of any information Proof of
under this Part of this Ordinance the purchaser conditions
of milk at
of any milk alleged to be adulterated shall prove time of sale,
to the satisfaction of the Mag;ist rate that such
article was delivered to the analyst in the same
condition as regards its purity or impurity as it
was when received from the seller.

93. On the hearing of any complaint Analyst's cer
under this Part of this Ordinance the production tifiateprime
of the certificate of the analyst shall be sufficient but analyst
evidence of the facts therein stated unless the mas i alled
defendant shall require that the analyst shall be
called as a witness.
94. The Board may at any time enter Power of
upon any premises- entry.
(a) for the purpose of inspecting cattle,
and for inspecting the cleansing and drainage
of all dairies and other places in the occupa-
tion of persons carrying on the trade of
dairymen, and otherwise for making such
inspection as may be necessary to give
el'r-t. to this Part of this Ordinance; and


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(b) to enforce obedience to all regula-
tions made under section 87.

Prevention of 95. (1) If at any time disease exists
e of milk among the cattle in a dairy or cowshed or other
diseased cows. building or place, the milk of a diseased cow
therein-
(a) shall not be mixed with other milk;
(b) shall not be sold or used for human
food; and
(c) shall not be sold or used for food of
swine or other animals, unless and until it
has been boiled.
(2) Any person contravening or counselling
or procuring the contravention of any of the
provisions of this section shall on summary
conviction be liable for a first offence to a fine
not exceeding fifty dollars and for a subsequent
offence to a fine not exceeding one hundred
dollars or to imprisonment for a term not
exceeding three months.
(3) For the purposes of this section
"disease" includes-
Anthrax
Brucellosis
Cattle plague
Contagious pleuropneumonia
Cowpox
Diphtheria
Epizootic abortion
Foot and mouth disease
Leptospirosis
Mange
Mastitis, all forms
Milker's nodes
Paratuberculosis (Johne's disease)
Q fever
Rabies
Rinderpest
Salmonella infections
Ticks fevers (anaplasniosis & prioplasmosis)
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and any condition whose symptoms include
pyrexia, chronic cough or diarrhea and any
other disease specified by the Governor in Council
by proclamation in the Gazette.

96. The Board may make regulations for
determining what deficiency in any of the
normal constituents of milk, or what proportion
of water, in a sample shall for the purposes of
this Ordinance raise a presumption, until the
contrary is proved, that the article sampled is
not genuine milk.
97. (1) Every manufacturer of, or dealer
in, ice-cream shall, upon the occurrence of any
milk-borne disease among the persons living or
working in or about the premises on which the
ice-cream is manufactured, stored or sold, forth-
with give notice thereof to the medical officer of
health of the district and, if he fails to do so,
shall be guilty of an offence and liable on
summary conviction to a fine not exceeding
twenty-five dollars.
(2) If the medical officer of health of
a district has reasonable ground for suspecting
that any ice-cream, or substance intended for use
in the manufacture of ice-cream is likely to
cause any milk-borne disease, he may give notice
to the person in charge thereof that until further
notice, the ice-cream or substance in question,
or any specified portion thereof, shall not be
used for human consumption and either shall
not be removed, or shall not be removed except
to some place specified in the notice.
(3) A person who uses or removes any ice-
cream or substance in contravention of the
requirements of a notice given under subsection
(2) of this section shall be guilty of an offence
and liable on summary conviction to a fine not
exceeding fifty dollars.
(4) If on further investigation the medical
officer of health of a district is satisfied that the
ice-cream or substance in question may safely
be used for human consumption, he shall forth-
with withdraw his notice, but, if he is not so


Regulations
as to pre-
sumptive
evidence of
adulteration
of milk.


Provisions as
to ice-cream
likely to
cause milk-
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satisfied he shall cause it to be destroyed, and he
shall also cause to be destroyed any other ice-
cream or such substance as aforesaid then on the
premises as to which he is not so satisfied.
(5) Subject as hereinafter provided, where
a notice given under subsection (2) of this
section is withdrawn by the medical officer of
health of a district or causes any ice-cream or
other substance to be destroyed. the Board shall
compensate the owner of the ice-cream or other
substance in question for any depreciation in
its value resulting from the action taken by
the medical officer of health of the district, or as
the case may be, for the loss of its value, the
amount of such compensation being fixed by the
Magistrate of the district upon application by
the owner of such ice-cream or other substance:
Provided that-
(a) no compensation shall be payable
under this section in respect of the des-
truction of any ice-cream or substance if the
Board proves that it was likely to cause any
milk-borne disease;
(b) no compensation shall in any case
be payable under this section-
(i) in respect of any ice-cream or
substance manufactured on, or
brought within, any premises
while a notice given under
subsection (2) of this section
with respect to anything on
those premises was operative;
or
(ii) in any case where the owner of
the ice-cream or substance in
question has failed to give a
notice which he was required
by subsection (1) of this section
to give.
(6) For the purposes of subsection (5) of this
section, the value of any ice-cream or other sub-
stance shall not be assessed at a sum exceeding the
cost incurred by the owner ii making or purchas-
ing it,


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(7) In this section milk-borne disease"
means any disease specified in the Third Schedule
and any other disease which the Governor in
Council may by Order declare to be for the pur-
poses of this section a milk-borne disease.
PART X.
HOTELS, RESTAURANTS AND OTHER
PLACES WERE Fool) IS SOLD.

98. (1) The Board may make regulations Regulations.
for all or any of the following matters, that is to
say-
(a) the inspection of hotels, restaurants,
retail shops, and places where any article
cooked or uncooked, and intended for human
consumption, is sold, exposed or i.rier, for
s'ile, or deposited for the purpose 4f sale or of
preparation for sale;
(b) the cleanliness 'nd disinfection of the
premises and of all instruments, appliances,
furniture, utensils, fixtures and accessories
used in connection with the business carried
on in any hotel, restaurant, retail shop or
other such place;
(c) the protection from contamination
by du-.t, flies, and otherwise of all articles''
int, ndei. exposed or (tl r',l I for sale for
hmlnan consumption in such hotels, restau-
rants, retail shops and other places;
(d) the precautions to be taken against
the spread o( infection or communication of
disease from, to or amongst persons on
such premises, whether occupiers, employees,
employers, guests or customers;
(e) ihe painting, v riii-hiile. distemper-
ilv., or limewashing of the inner and outer
walls, and of all fixtures, counters, of such
hotels, restaurants, retail shopF and other
places;
(t/) the duties of owners and occupiers
with regard to the removal and disposal of all
refuse and' waste matters from such hotels,
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(.q) tlh regist!ition of retail shops and
places where any article of food, whether solid
or liquid, cooked or uncooked, intended for
human consumption is sold. exposed or
offered for sale, or deposited for the p rpose
of sale, or of preipration for sale;
(h) the registration of all persons con-
i yilu or delivering from house to honse, for
purposes of sale, selling or offering for sale
outside of any building or in any street,
square or other place, any f .id. t uills, bread,
cakes, pastry or other confectionery, cooked
food, sweet drinks, ices or other solid or liquid
refreshlnents; and the issue of bodg!es denot-
ing registration to such persons;
(i) the cancellation of registration for
breaches of regulations;
(j) the providing that any person
registered under any regulation made under
this section shall carry atI exhibit his badge
of registration when lawfully required;
(/') the charging of fees for the badges
mentioned in tiis section;
(1) the securing of the cleanliness of all
persons registered under this section, or
employed in retail shops registered under this
section;
(m) the securing of the cleanlin'-ss of
all appliances, utensils, instruments, vessels
and accessories usedi in connection wiih the
business described in paragraph (h) of this
section.
(2) Every registration under subsection. (1)
of this section shall, unless cHaicelled, be and
continue in force from the date of its issue
until the 31st day of December next thereafter.
Regulations 99. (1) The Board may make regulations
wihrespet for securing the observ.c ee of sanitary :nnd clea.nl
to the hand-
ling, wrap- 0co itions and practices in connection wilh the
ping, ^t of handling, wrapping and delivery of food sold or
food and dthe 1'
sale of food intended for sale for human consumption, and in
in the open connecrton with the .ale or exposure for sale
air
in the open air of food intended for human
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(2) Regulations made under this section may
be restricted in their application to the City or to
such other parts of or places in the Island as may
be prescribed in the regulations.

PART XI.

INFECTIOUS DISEASES.

100. The Governor may by proclamation ,eila-.tion
declare any disease (in addition to the diseases of infection
disease,
mentioned in section 2) to be an infectious disease
or a dangerous infectious disease within the
meaning of this Ordinance, and so long as the
proclamation remains unrevoked, the disease
specified therein shall be deemed to be an infectious
disease, or a dangerous infectious disease as the
case may be.

101. The Governor shall have power- Provision of
isolation
(a) to cause to be provided in such parts hospitals
and camps,
of the Colony as he may deem fit, one or
more hospitals or camps for the reception
and isolation of persons ,tiii-rniig from
infectious diseases;
(b) to expend from the public funds of
the Colony such sums of money as may be
approved by the Legislative Council for the
purpose of carrying out the provisions of this
Part of this Ordinance;
(c) to do all such other matters and
things as the Governor in Council may deem
necessary for the protection of the public
health.
102. (1) The Board shall have the direction Board to deal
of all measures' dealing with dangerous infectious with danger-
11 ouis infectious
dii.-i ., an d may make reju'llations witih rear'd diseases,
to the control of any dangerous infectious disease
for all or any of the following purpose:-
(a) for the restraint, segregation, and
isolation of persons -iilen'iy; from any
dangerous infectious disease, or likely because
of exposure to infection to suffer from any
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(b) the removal to hospital and the
curative treatment of persons suffering from
any dangerous infectious disease;
(c) the remi ,v: l, 'iisi f tioi ani detI ci c-
tion of pers:mnai .effect, goods, houses and
other property exposed to infection from any
dangerous infectious disease;
(d) the speedy burial or cremation of
the dead, and in such last mentioned case
the provision of crematoria;
(e) house to house visitation and inspec-
tion ;
( f) the provision of medical aid and
accommodation:
(g) the promotion of cleanliness, ventila-
tion and disinfection;
(h) the prevent tion of the spread of
dangerous infections dise-aase s as well on the
inland seas and waters of the (Colon and on
the high seas within three miles of the coast
thereof, as on land;
(i) the doing of any such matter or
thing as may appear advisable for preventing
or checking such diseases;
(j) prescribing penalties on summary
conviction not eceeeding two hundred and
fifty dollars a day for a continuing offence:
Provided that with respect to any hospital
or to any institution for the relief of the sick and
destitute, or !o any pati.int therein, the power
given by this section shall not be exercisable by the
Board, but such:i powers shall be exercised by the
Governor in Council:
Provided further that in the event of any
immediate action becoming, in the opinioii of the
Governor acting in his discretion, necessary to
deal with any dangerous infectious disease under
tho provisions of this section or of any r'neg.'ulions
made thereunder, and (f its not b,-iny pracnticable,
in the opiiiioni of the (Go 'erIor, to have a meeting
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discretion may, pedin h u m hoAling of such a
meeting, take all such measures and do all such
things, exercise all such powers, iand enjoy all
suelh i i i-. -. :o i inaItu;ities as ii ht be taken,
done, exercised, or enjoyed by.t the Bardg, mnd all
Sich measures and tilings and tie exerei ,e olf sul
power shall be as effectual, valid and practeected in
all respects as if they had been itker, done, or
exercised I\n or under the autilority of the Board.
(2) There nmay be attaclwad to an y breach of
any regulation made m)nd-r tis section oi summary
(c'nvierion a fine not exeee:ding live iiindredi d ilars
or a term of imlnina-isontint with or without hard
labour not exceeding -ix llonihs.
103. For tim purpose of this Part of this lioario
Ordinance. the hoard ntvy. if tihe shA:l think lit, or x.,.
order that any work or niOisince, which iany per. on in e'ftain
is required by this or any otlhr Ordina nie r. linil eCsie
to the public l iatii to execute or rciove, ie
executed aind r'('ilovd it thel charge f th' pliblic
revenii by ;any ilr'.n)! whoini they inmv for thai..
purpose ap .poini, a;in the expnVsea incurred in the
execution of such work and in the removal of
such nuisance shall be a debt due to the brownn
by any such person ias aforesaid.
104. (1) \here Iany inini. e of any premnises SotiienHtion
used for human habitation is -*i .. g ii tront any of iin"oetius
infectious disease, or anv disease the symptoins ,of
which raise a suspicion that it may ibe n infectious
disease, theli the following p:oovisionls shall have
effect, that is to say-
(a) tlhe head of the faimilv to which such
inmate (in this Part of this Ordinance referred
10 as the pIlaient") )ellongs and in default of
the head of the family the nearest relative of
the patient present in tlie premises or being
in attendance on the patient and in default of
such relative every pieru in charge of or in
attendance on lhe patient. and in default oi
aiy such personal the occupier of the premises,
shall, as soon a~ ihl becomes at\wire that the
patient is l 'l', ,:,- from an infections disease
01or di-ereoi so ;iPCleCIed i>) be infec iow-, send
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of the district \vwh re such patient resides, and
such medical officer shall forthwith send a
copy of such notice t tthe secretary of th.,
Board;
(b) ever medical practitioner attending
on or called to visit the patient shall forthwith,
on becoming aware that the patient is suffering
from an infectious disease or a disease suspected
to be infectious, send to the Medical Officer
of Health a certificate stating the name of the
patient, the situation of the premlises and the
disease from which in the opinion of such
medical practitioner such patient is suffering
or suspected to be -illteniig.
(2) Every person required by this section
to iive a notice or certificate, who fails to give
same, shall be liable on summary conviction to
a fine not exceeding ten dollars.
(3) In this section the expression "occu-
pier" includes a person having the charge,
management or control of any premises or of
any part thereo'f in which the patient is, and in
the case of a house the whole or any part of
which is to let to lodgers, the person receiving
the rent payable by the tenants or lodgers either
on his own account or as the agent of another
person, and in the case of a ship. vessel, boat or
aircraft the master or other person in charge.
thereof.
Form of 105. The Board may prescribe forms for
certificates. certificates under this Ordinance, and any forms
so prescribed shall be used in all cases to which
they apply.
Powers of 106. (1) The Medical ()Officer of Health,
entry. the medical officer of health of a district, or
a medical practitioner authorised by the Board
may at any time enter and inii-,, cl premises in
the district in which he has reason to believe
that any infectious disease exists, or has recently
existed, and may examine any person found on
such premises with a view to ascertain whether
any such person is sufterin'l' r1 has suffered, from
any infectious disease, and may also examine
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the event of admission, inspection or examina-
tion being refused, the Magistrate of the district
may grant a warrant authorising such entry,
inspection and examination, and on such warrant
being' exhibited, any person refusing to admit
such Medical ()Oicr of Health. medical officer
of health of the district or medical practitioner
to such premises, or obstructing him in making
the inspection or examination as aforesaid, shall
be liable on summary conviction to a fine not
exceeding ten dollars for every such offence.
(2) Suchl Medical Officer of Health, medical
officer of health of the district. or medical
practitioner may, for the purpose of examination,
order the removal of the body of any person
suspected to have died of an infections disease.
(3) For Ithe Iurpose of this section "pre-
mises means any dwelling, ship, boat, aircraft,
tent, van. sheet or similar structure used for
human llbitatiion in like manner as nearly as
may be as if it were a building but nothing in
this Ordinance shall apply to any ship, vessel,
boat or aircraft belonging to Ter Majesty the
Queen or to any inmate thereof, nor to any
ship, vessel or boat belonging to any foreign
govern ment.
107. (1) Where any suitable hospital or Removal to
place for the receptions of tie sick, established isolation
and maintain d from public funds, is provided,
any person w o is .a- ltI. i,: ; or suspected to be
suffering from an infectious disease, and is
without proper lodging or accommodation, or is
so lodged that proper precautions cannot be
taken for preventing the spread of disease, or
is lodged in any common lodging house, or is
on board a ship, vessel or aircraft, n:ia on
a certificate signed by the MIedical Officer of
Health. the niedicail officer of health of the
district or any nnlicuil prractitioner authiorised
by the Board, and with the consent of the
persons in lhis section menttioned, be removed
by order of any Justice or Magistrate, to such
hospital or plhce at tie cost of the Hloard: and
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or place so lonig as he continues in an infected
condition, an d any police officer or any person
authorized )by the M:edical ()ii. -- of Health
engaged or aiding and assisting in such removal
may for the purpose of such removal break into
any house or any building uatsoever and may
break open a1ny door in any such house or
building.

(2) An order under this section may be
addressed to any police officer or officer of the
Board; and any person who wilfully disobeys or
obstructs the execution of such order shall be
liable on summary conviction to a fine not
exceeding fifty dollars.

(3) In the case of the Holberton Hospital
the consent in this section mentioned .shall be
that of the medical superintendent thereof, and
in the case of any other hospitals or place for
the reception of the sick established or main-
tained from public funds, that of the medical
officer in immediate charge thereof.

Infectedper- 108. (1) A'person who knows himself to
canort to be suffering from an infectious disease, or who is
occupation, nursing or attending on. a case of infectious
disease, shall niot'milk any animal or engage in
any occupation connected with food, or carry on
any trade or business in such manner as to be
likely to spread the infectious disease, and if he
does so he shall be guilty of an offence and liable
on summlary.conviction to a fine not exceeding
ten dollars:

Provided that "infections disease in this
subsection shall not include dengue, food poison-
ing, influenza, malaria and tetanus.

(2) If any person-

(a) while suffering from ani infectious
disease, wilfully exposes himself without
proper prec'autions ,against spreading the
disease in any 'reet, pililic place, shop,
hotel or public conveyance; or






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(7). hin.g in charge of an Vy peri.-n ,
-1.1llriIIe. so exposes such sufferer, or causes
such -iulff-rer to be so exposed,
he shall be guilty of an offence and liable on sum-
marv conviction to a fine not exceeding ten dollars.
109. (1) No person shall give, lend, sell, Infected
transmit or ( oe\. N without previous disinfection, clothes not to
any bedding, cloilt I,,_ raus or other things which laundry, etc.
have been exposed to infection from any infectious
or communicable disease.
(2) No person shall take, send or deliver to
any public wash house or to any laundry, or give
to any person for the purpose of being washed,
any bedding, clothes or other things which he
knows to have been exposed to infection from any
infectious or communicable disease, unless they
have been disinfected to lte satisfaction of the
Board or a medical prutitioner.
(3) If any p 'rson acts in contravention of
the foregoing provisions of this sec ion, he shall be
liable on summary conviction in respect of each
offence, to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars.
(4) The Board may, on the application of
any person, pay the expenses of the disinfection
of any such bedding, clothes or other things, if
carried out by them or under their direction.
1.10. (1) \Vhere the Board, on the certifi- Filthy and
cate of a medical practitioner, are satisfied that the dangerous
cleii-;', purification or des4tru1ction of any article purified.
in a dwelling house is, by reason of the filthy
cunlitiiii of the article, necessary to prevent
injury or to remove or obviate risk of injury to
the health of any person in the dwelling house,
the Board may cause the article to be cleansed,
purified or destroyed at their expense.
(2) Where a person sustains damage in con-
sequence of the exercise by the Board of their
powers under this section, and the conditions of
the article with respect to which those powers
have been exercised is not attributable to his act
or default, the Board shall make reasonable com-
pensation to that person.








Child suffer. 111. (1) No person, being the parent or
ingefron having the c(:re or cl;rt:e of a child who is or has
infections been suffering iroi a dangerous infectious disease
diseasnot or has been exposed to infection, shall, after a
to attend
school. notice from the medical ,lli..r of health of a
district or a medical practitioner that the child is
inot to be sent to school, permit such child to
attend school without having procured from such
medical practitioner a certificate (which shall be
granted free of charge on application) that in his
opinion such child may attend without undue risk
of communicating such disease to others.
(2) The person in charge of a school in
which any pupil is suffering from a dangerous
infectious disease shall, if required by the Board,
furnish them with a complete list of the names and
addresses of the pupils.
(3) Any person who shall offend against this
section shall, for every offence, be liable on sum-
mary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty
dollars.
Provisions 112. (1) If any person knows that he is
s to library suffering from a dangerous infectious disease, lihe
books. f
shall not take or use any book or cause any book
to be taken for his use from any public or circula-
ting library.
(2) A person shall not permit any book
which has been taken from a public or circulating
library which he knows to have been exposed to
infection from any dangerous infectious disease, or
permit any such book which is under his control
to be so returned, but shall give notice to the
Board that the book has been so exposed to infec-
tion and the Board shall cause the book to be
disinfected and returned to the library, or to be
destroyed.
(3) The Blard shall pay to the proprietor of
the library from which the book is procured the
value of any book destroyed under the power
given by this section.
(4) If any person acts in contravention or
fails to comply with this section, lie shall be liable
on summary conviction in respect of each offence,
to a fine of ten dollars,


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(5) In this section the term hook inculii's
newspanp rs, magazines and other periodicals.

113. The owner or driver of a public vehi-
cle, used for the carrying of passengers at separate
fares, shall not knowingly convey, or any other
person shall not knowingly place, in any such
public vehicle, a person suffering from any danger-
ous infectious disease, or a person suffering from
any such disease shall not enter any such vehicle,
and every person who shall offend against this
section shall, for every such offence, be liable on
summary conviction to a fine not exceeding ten
dollars.

114. Every owner or driver of a public
vehicle shall immediately provide for the disinfec-
tion of such vehicle after it has to his knowledge
conveyed any person .-frlrin, from a dangerous
infectious disease, and if he fails to do so he shall
be guilty of an offence andl liable on summary con-
viction to a fine not ex(ceding twenty-five dollars;
but no such owner or driver shall be required to
convey any person so suffering until he has been
paid a sum sufficient to cover any loss or expense
incurred by him in o rnr iir into effect the provi-
sions of this section.

115. (1) If any person suffering from a
dangerous infectious disease is conveyed in any
public vehicle, the owner or driver thereof, as soon
as it comes to hi,- knowledge, shll give notice to
the medical officer of health of the district, and
shall cause such vehicle to be disinfected, and if
such owner or driver fails to do so he shall be
guilty of an offence and liable on summary convic-
tion to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars;
but the owner or driver of such vehicle shall be
entitled to recover in any court of competent
jurisdiction from the person so conveyed, or from
the person causing that person to be so conveyed,
a sufficient sum to cover any loss and expense
incurred by him in connection with such disinfec-
tion.
(2) It shall be the duty of the Board, when
so requested by the owner or driver of such public
vehicle, to provide for the disinfection of the same


Prohibiting
conveyance of
persons with
dangerous
infections
disease in
public
vehicles.







Penalty on
failing to
provide for
the disinfec-
tion of public
vehicles.









Driver or
owner of
vehicle
conveying
dangerous
infected
persons to
give notice.







free of charge, except ii cases where the owner or
driver conveyed a person knowing that he was
suffering' from a ,iiagero. s infectious disease.
Disinfection 116. Anv person who hires or uses a public
of eUlli vehicle other than a hearse for the conveyance of
velnchs itf -
used for a person who has- dieoi from any dangerous infec-
carryingi tions disease, without previously notifying the
owner or driver of such public vehicle that the
person whose body is or is intended to be conveyed
has died from a dangerous infectious disease and,
after such notification as aforesaid, the owner or
driver-of a public vehicle which has been used for
conveying the body of a person who has died from
a dangerous infections disease, and who shall not
immediately afterwards provide for the disinfection
of such vehicle to the satisfaction of the Board,
shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine' of
twenty-five dollars.
Disinfection 117. (1) Where the Board, on the certifi-
of premises cate of a medical practitioner, are satisfied that the
to check or .
prevent cleansing or disinfection of any premises or part
spread of thereof or of any articles therein likely to retain
disease. ''i *
disease infection, or the destruction of such articles,
would tend to prevent or check any infectious
disease, the Board shall serve a notice on the
occupier, or, if the premises are unoccupied, on
the owner of the premises, requiring the cleansing
or disinfection of the premises or part thereof or
the disinfection or destruction of any articles
therein to the satisfac tion of the medical officer of
health of the district within a time to be specified
in the notice.
(2) If the occupier or owner fails to have the
premises or part thereof cleansed or disinfected or
the articles disinfected or destroyed within the
time specified in the notice, the same may be
cleansed. disinfected or destroyed, by the Board at
the cost of such owner or occupier:
Provided always that if in the opinion of the
medical officer of health of the district, the owner
or occupier is unable effectually to cleanse or
disinfect the priemisn s or any part thereof or to
disinfect or destroy such articles, the same may
without such notice, be cleansed, disinfected or
destroyed by the Board at the cost of the Board.


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118. Any person who knowingly lets for Penalty for
hire any house, room or part of ia house in which letting dfan
any .r*l*lln has been suffering from any d'lLuing.rn ted houses.
infectious disease, without having such house,
room or part of a house, and all articles therein
liable to retain infection, disinfected to the satisfac-
tion of the medical officer of health of the district,
shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary
conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred
dollars.
For the purpose of this section the keeper of
an inn, hotel or lodgiig house shall be deemed to
let for hire part of a house to any person admitted
as a guest to such inn, hotel or lodging house.
119. (1) Where either- Powr of
Magistrat-
to order
(a) the body of a person who has died removal
from a dangerous infectious disease has been dead body
retained in a room in which persons live or
sleep; or
(b) the body of a person who has died
of a dangerous infectious disease is
retained, without the sanction in writing of the
medical officer of health of the district or any
medical practitioner for more than twenty-
four hours, elsewhere than in a room not
used at the time as a dwelling place, sleeping
place or workroom; or
(c) where any dead body is retained in
any house or room or ship under circum-
stances which, if continued may endanger the
health of the inmates thereof, or of any
adjoining or any neighboring house or
building; or
(d) any dead body found within the
districts unclaimed or no sufficient person
undertakes to bury it,
a Magistrate may, on a certificate signed by a
medical officer of health of the district or other
medical practitioner, direct that the body be
removed at the cost of the Board, to any available
mortuary, and be buried within the time limited
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person who has died of a dangerous infectious
disease, or if he considers immediate burial neces-
sary, direct that the body be buried immediately
without removal to the mortuary.
(2) If any person obstructs the execution of
any direction given by a Magistrate under this
section, he shall be guilty of an offence and liable
on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding
fifty dollars.
1 120. If any person shall die from any
dangerous infectious disease in any hospital or
place of temporary accommodation for the sick,
and the medical officer of health of the district or
other medical practitioner in charge of such
hospital or place certifies that in his opinion it is
desirable, in order to prevent the risk of communi-
cating any dangerous infectious disease or of
spreading infection, that the body shall not be
removed from such hospital or place except for
the purpose of being forthwith buried, it shall not
be lawful for any person or persons to remove
such body from such hospital or place except for the
last mentioned purpose; and when the body is
taken out from such hospital for that purpose it
shall be forthwith carried or taken direct to some
cemetery or place of burial and shall be forthwith
there buried; and any person wilfully offending
against this section shall be guilty of an offence
and liable on summary conviction to a fine not
exceeding fifty dollars:
Provided that nothing in this Ordinance shall
prevent the removal of any dead body fiom any
hospital or temporary place of accommodation for
the sick to any mortuary, and such mortuary shall,
for the purposes of this section be deemed part of
such hospital as aforesaid.
121. It shall not be lawful to hold any
wake over the body of any person who has just
died of a dangerous infectious disease, and the
occupier of any house or premises who permits or
suffers any such wake to take place in such house
or premises, and every person who attends to take
part in such wake shall be guilty of an lthlii,' and
liable on summary conviction to a fine of ten
dollars,


Bodies of
persons dying
of dangerous
infectious
disease in
hospital etc.
to be removed
only for
burial.























Wake not to
be held over
body of person
dying of
dangerous
infectious
disease.


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122. (1) The Board may provide nurses Provision of
for attendance on patients suffering from any nursing
n I attendance.
infectious disease in their district who, owing to
want of accomiinmodtion at the hospital, or the
danger of infection, cannot be removed to the
hospital, or in cases where removal to the hospital
is likely to endanger the patient's life.
(2) The Board may charge such reasonable
sums for the service of nurses provided by them
as they think fit.
123. For the purposes of this Part of this general
Ordinance, any person authorized to act under the powers
provisions hereof or of any regulations made in carry out
pursuance of any authority contained in this Part work.
of this Ordinance may at any time, with or with-
out assistance-
(a) enter on lands and buildings and
inspect and examine the same and all things
thereon or therein;
(b) do on any land or in any building
any sanitary or other work authorized or
directed;
(c) generally do, with respect to persons,
places, lands, buildings, animals or things,
whatever is necessary or expedient in order
to carry out the foregoing provisions of this
Part of this Ordinance or any direction or
requirement given or arising thereunder.
124. (1) A person who knows or suspects Trades which
that he is suffering from a dangerous infectious persons saer-
n n ing from a
disease shall not carry on or be engaged in any dangerous
of the trades or callings specified in the Fourth infectious
I disease shall
Schedule or any other trade or calling which the not carry on.
Governor in Council may from time to time
prohibit him from carrying on.
(2) An employer shall not knowingly employ
any person suffering from a dangerous infectious
disease in any such trade or calling.
(3) If the Board suspects that any person
engaged in any such trades or callings is suffering
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themselves or by their authorised officer enter
upon the preinises where any such trade or calling
is being carried on and examine the persons
employed therein.

Publication 126. All regulations made under this Part
and effectof of this Ordinance shall when published in the
regulations.
Gazette thenceforth have the same effect and
operation as if they were enacted and formed part
of this Ordinance.

Special 126. (1) Where the Board shall report to
powers of the Gov
Governor in the Governor-
Council.
(a) the existence of any local conditions
in any part of the Colony tending to endanger
the health of the public, and there shall be no
means under any existing Act or Ordinance
whereby such conditions may be removed or
guarded against; or

(b) that any part of the Colony appears
to be threatened with or affected by any
formidable epidemic, endemic or infectious
disease and that measures of precaution apart
from or in addition to the provisions in this
Ordinance should be taken with promptitude,

it shall be lawful for the Governor in Council from
time to time by Order to direct the enforcement of
any measures recommended by the Board, or any
other measures that he may deem expedient for
removing or otherwise guarding against any such
condition and the probable consequences thereof or
for preventing or mitigating as fa as possible any
such epidemic, endemic or dangerous infectious
disease.

(2) Every Order in Council issued under the
authority of this section and all acts done in pur-
suance of or under the authority of such Order
shall be as valid and as legal as if the same was or
were authorised in express words by some Act or
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PART XII.
MOSQUITOES AND HOUSE SPRAYING WITH
INSECTICIDE.
127. (1) For the purpose of preventing the Regulations
breeding of mosquitoes, the Board may make for prevention
of mosquitoes.
regulations relating to all or any of the following
matters, that is to say:-
(a) the protection of receptacles for
storing water by wire gauze or other efficient
means;
(b) the keeping of premises free from
stagnant water liable to breed mosquitoes, and
from articles, appliances, trees or plants which
may retain stagnant water liable to breed
mosquitoes;
(c) the spraying of premises with any
insecticide approved ly the Medical Officer of
Health;
(d) the disinfecting and oiling of cesspits
and the cleaning out of catchpits;
(e) the keeping in repair and free of
obstruction of eaves, gutters, and downpipes;,
(f) the cutting down of bush or under-
growth liable to harbour mosquitoes.
(2) The Board shall have powers of entry at
all reasonable times into any premises, dwelling.
house, public building, ship, boat or aircraft in
order to carry out these regulations.
(3) The Board may declare by resolution
published in the Gazette that an adequate supply
of potable water exists in any area or district and
thereafter make regulations to prohibit the storing
S of water in barrels, tubs, tins, or similar vessels in
such area or district.
PART XIII.
SCHOOL HYGIENE.

128. (1) No school shall be established sanitary
unless the Board previously approve of the sanitary control.
arrangements thereof, and any school when es-
tablished and all existing schools shall be subject
to the sanitary control of the Board,


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(2) The medical officer of health of a district
or public health inspector whom h ninray appoint
for such purpose may enter any school premises
for ti prose of unIking an examlinationl ofl the
pupils or inspection of the school premises.
(3) The master for the time being in charge
of such school shall afford every facility to the
medical officer of health of the district or public
health inspector in the furtherance of such exami-
nation or inspection.

List of schol- 129. (1) The principal of any school where
airS to any pupil is suffering from an infectious disease
here pupi shall, if required by the Board, furnish to them
in 'choot is within a reasonable time fixed by them a complete
suffering from i
an infections list of the names and addresses of the pupils in or
disease, attending at the school or any specified department
thereof other than b!.:,rdir-..
(2) In this section principal mians the
person in charge of the school, and includes, where
the school is divided into departments and where
there is no single person at the head of the whole
school, as respects each department the head of
that department.
Regulations. 130. For the purpose of regulating the
sanitation of school premises the Board may make
regulations for any of the following matters:-
(a) the lighting and ventilation of class-
rooms;
(b) the types and sizes of desks, cloak-
room, lavatory, watercloset and latrine accom-
modation and the water supply; and

(c) generally for the cleanliness and
sanitation of school premises.

Penalty, 131. Any person who contravenes, or fail
to comp-ly with or obstructs any officer in the
execution of any of the provisions of this Part of
this Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence, and
liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceed-
ing twenty-five dollars, or in tlie case of a continu-
ing i..I, iI, to a further fine of ten dollars for each
day after written notice from the Board,


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PART XIV.

RESTRICTION ON TREATMENT OF VENEREAL
DISEASE AND r)NDIESllABiF ADVERTISEMENTS.

132. A person shall not, unless he is a duly
registered medical practitioner, treat any person for
venereal disease or prescribe any remedy therefore.
or give any advice in c(nection with the treatment
thereof, whether the advice is given to the person
to be treated or to any other person.

133. No person shall take any part in the
publication of any advertisement referring to any
article or articles of any description, in terms which
are calculated to lead to the use of that article or
articles of that description for the purpose of
treatment of human beings for venereal disease.

134-. No person shall take any part in the
publication of any advertisement referring to any
article or articles of any description, in terms which
are calculated to lead to the use of that article or
articles of that description for the purpose of the
treatment of human beings for any of the following
conditions namely, Bright's disease, catarnct,
diabetes, epilepsy or fits, glaucoma, locomotor
ataxia, paralysis, tuberculosis, stone, cancer, virility
or the lack thereof, sexual impotence.

135. No person shall take any part in the
publication of anyr advertisement referring to any
article or articles of any description, in terms which
are calculated to lead to the use of that article or
articles of that description for procuring the
miscarriage of women:

Provided that this section and sections 1 33
and 134 shall not apply to an advertisement
published by the Board or by any person acting
with the sanction of the Medical Officer of Health.

136. (1) If any person contravenes any of
the provisions of sections 132, 133, 134 and 135,
he shall te guilty of an offence and liable on
muinmary conviction-

(a) in the case of a first conviction to a
fine not exceeding one hundrM.ed dollars; and


'reveiition of
the treatment
of venereal
disi,.e otiher-
nw'i-H than bv
duly qualifiPd
person.


Prohibition of
advertise-
meunts relat-
ing to vene-
re I disease.



P ohiibition of
adverrtise-
ments relat-
ing to certain
other diaseas.








Prohibition of
adveitise-
n nts relat-
ing t ahbor-
tion.


Penalties.


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(b) in the cae of a subsequent conviction,
to a fine not exceeding two hundred dollars,
or to imprisonment with or without hard
I:lbour, for a term not exceeding three months,
or to boit such tine aud Iuch imprisonmrenIt.
(2) Where n. person convicted of an offence as
mentioned in subsection (1) of this section has
been within twelve months previously convicted of
an offence as mentioned in the said subsection, the
court may, if it thinks fit, and finds that such
person knowingly and wilfully committed such
(ln-L' -, order that a notice of the facts be affixed,
in such form and manner and for such period not
exceeding twenty-one days as the court nmv order,
to any business premises or to any stall in any
market occupied by that person, and that the person
do pay the cost of such affixing; and if any person
obstructs the affixing of such notice, or removes,
defaces or conceals the notice affixed during the
said period, or assaults, obstructs or resists any
person duly authorized to affix such notice, he
shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary
conviction to a fine of twenty,-five dollars.
PART XV.
OFFENSIVE TRADES.
consent of 137. (1) It shall not be lawful to establish
Board. or carry on any of the offensive trades specified in
the Fifth Schedule unless with the consent in
writing of the Board.
(2) Every person who establishes or carries
on an offensive trade in contravention of this section
shall be liable on suninimry conviction to a fine not
exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars for every
day on Nwhich he carried it on, whether there has or
has not been a conviction in respect of the establish-
ing of the trade.

regulations 138. With respect to offensive trades here-
governing tofore or hereafter lawfully established, the Board
offensive
trades. may make regulations as to the conditions subject
to which and the place in which such trades may
be carried on, i- order to prevent or diminish the
ll'ii.--ivenes of the trades and to safeguard the
public health.


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PART XVI.
SLAUGHTERHOUSES AND MARKETS.
139. The Board may provide or license Lirensin
slaughterhouses, and from and after the provisions oft aug"ter-
of any such slaughterh ise, it shall not he lawful
for any person to) slaughter within a radius of two
miles thieof' any animal intended for the food of
man except in the slaughterhouse provided therefore;
and any person acting in contravention of the
provisil ns of this section shall be guilty of an
offence and liable ro summary .conviction to a fine
not exceeding ,on h )ndredl dollars for each animal
slaughtered.
in this section "aiinmal means any l1ill, qx,
bullock, steer, 'ow'. heif ir, calf, sheep, lamb. pig,
goat, kid or turrtle, anl aitnyi other animal which, by
proclamation, the (Gover~ or in Council may declare
to be included in such term.
140. (1) The Board may make regulations Regulations.
for reg'ulatingir the us, of,' slaughterhouses, and of
all buildintgs, stalls, pens, slaughtering places, or
other parts thereof, and hle approaches thereto,
any pastures attached thereto, and specifically for
all or any of the following purposes, namely:-
(a) for fixing the tolls, rents and other
charges to be paid threat, and for regulating
the rights and liablilities of owners of any
animals brought therein, and the right oE
access to such slaughterhouses, and appurte-
nant grounds or any part thereof;
(b) for regulating the manner of occupy-
ing and using such slaughterhouses, and the
inspection and slaughtering of animals therein;
(c) with respect to the licensing of
slaughtermen and the suspension, revocation
and cancellation of such licences:
(d) for fixing the hours at which such
slaughterilouses shall be opened and closed;
(e) for fixing tile houri when, and
p>rescrilin, the conditions and retuiremCnts
under and suhb! to \which, animals are to !e'
-.1.ii1r l,-, nd therein;


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(f) for fixing the times when, and
prescribing the conditions and requirements
under and subject to which, creases a;nd other
parts of any animal slaughtered in such
slaughterhouse shall be removed therefrom;

(y) for dealing with any animal which
may be found to be diseased; and for the
disposal of any condemned carcase or part
thereof;
(h) for regulating the feeding and water-
ing of animals brought therein and for
preventing cruelty therein;

(i) for regulating and fixing the charges
for the use of any scales provided by the
Board;

(j) for preventing nuisances and obstruc-
tions in any slaughterhouses or :any part
thereof, or the approaches thereto, or the
grounds around the slaughterhouse buildings
and for the summary ejection from such
slaughterhouse, approaches, or grounds of any
person or persons found fighting or behaving
in a disorderly manner or creating any
disturbance therein.

(2) The Board may make regulations for the
general management and control of markets.

(3) Regulations. made under this section mva
be restricted in their application to the City of
Saint John or such other parts or places in the
Colony as may be prescribed in the regulations.

Default of 141. Where any owner makes default in
owners in complying with any regulation mundr this section
complying .
with regula- im)lpo)ing inyy du on ilm with respect to any
tions. animal belonging to him, it shall be l wful for the
Board, without prejudice to t-ir right to institute
summary proceedings for the breach of such
regulations, to uindernake theilt execution of such
duty, and the expenses incurred for the purpose
shall be a debt due from such owner to the Board.


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142. Where default is made by any owner Default in
in payment of any expenses due to the Board payment of
under this Part of this Ordinance it-shall be liwefule se
for the Board to recover such expenses by summary
proceedings, before the Magistrate or by sale of any
animal of the owner then in the slaughterhouse.
PART XVII.
hAIBERS' AND SIMILAR SHOPS.
143. The Bonrd may make regulations as Regulations.
to all or any of the following matters relating to
shops, that is to say:--
(a) the cleanliness and disinfection of the
premises, and of all instruments, appliances,
furniture, utensils, fixtures, and accessories
used in or in connection with the business
carried on in such premises;

(b) preenittions against the spread of
infection or colmininication of disease from,
to or :armoiigst persons yn such premiises,
whether occupiers, employers, employees or
customers;
(,) the entry and examination of such
premises by the Board or duly authorized

In this sec ion the term "shop includes
barbers' shops and any room in any shop used for
the pir of i. irr" ii. on the business of ta barber,
and also any other shop or room, which by pro-
clamation, the Governor in Council may declare to
be included in such term.
PART XVIII.
FACTORIES AND WORKSHOPS.
144. The Board may make regulations as Regulations,
to all or any of the following matters relating to
factories and workshops, that is to say:-
(a) the cleantliness of rooms and freedom
from i nul, in;
(b) the removal of refuse;
(i) ventilation and t li;ht;
(d) sutfic:ien, type. and( position( of
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(e) precautions ic.i.,-t the contamination
of ;ny articel of) food or drink manufactured
or in the course of manufacture for human
consumption;
( f) the registration of factories and
workshops.
In this stectio,-
"factory means any premises wherein, or
within the close or cartilage of which,
mechanical power is used to move or
work any machinery;
workshop means any premises, room or
place not being a factory wherein, or
within the close or cartilage of which,
any manual labour is exercised by way of
trade or for the purposes of gain, and to
or over which premises, room or place the
employer of the persons working therein
has the right of access or control.
PART XIX.
COMMON LODGING HOUSES AND BARRACKS.
Return by 145. (1) The owner of a barrack shall,
owner of immediately upon the commencement of this
barrack.
Ordinance, make a return in writing to the Board,
signed by him or his authorized agent, giving the
situation and area of such barrack, the number of
rooms therein, and his name and address, and the
name and address of his agent, if any.
(2) The owner shall cause every room in his
barrack to be distinctly and separately numbered.
(3) The owner of any barrack who shall f;iil
to comply with the l)rovisioins of this section shall
be guilty of an t rlb and liable on sutnnuary
conviction to a fine not exceeding five dollars in
respect of every day on which he fails to comply.
Register of 146. The Board shall keep a register in
common lodg- which shall be e(ni.-r-,.1 the names and residences of
ing houses
and barracks, the keepers of ill coiimioi lo giniI houses and the
owners of barracks. and thre situation of every
house and barrack, and the number of lodgers
authorized under this Ordinance by the Board to
be received in any such lodging hoiie.




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