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The Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette

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Title:
The Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette
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Antigua
Montserrat
British Virgin Islands
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[St. John's? Antigua]
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Govt. Printer.
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weekly
completely irregular
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English
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12 v. : ; 25-35 cm.

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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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Leeward Islands gazette
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Antigua official gazette
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-2 9 r1-i- A. I No. 37.
Noiivcl, juoarj, ol' Comrnis, --orer,, N., CLrrency, I I" (),N, M i ss V., Ag. Principai, Chief
BrifiGh Car b6an Territories (Eastern secretary's Oflie, to revo-t to
Tlw Groi:p) Appointment e' Comrllis loners. Administrator's Offie,,. Antigii;.i.
WePived fcolll ;Ill. of A
for the ia, 150. W' ,,fato i'(,r tile (l.;,, Gclzelle notice No,. q"5 of 29.';!.56).
1957: ji-!!iinatioi lf 11is Rt f. No. 40.
11,,X(- ; le!wv L)w ( lwo-j !iiw i-of z Ito
arl gi 6e li% R. 1,0114(;FopD, Mrs. R. E., itinjol. Clerk,
Kelsick. D.F.C. Chief V o.1 the 0i C-1111lissicricr of
Wes" 104 e-& 1 I'Aallil", to, he a F)ldict to act, a 4 Senior 11prk,
Ch Office. Jifly 94
The 1,1 Sion r it) pl j(f' ()I' C. S. P, U,
ture of tli,! NVt-t 'A i; ,,s v6lj L tkt Roberts lrwft 20d, Stll
place on I'Iwsdl;-tv 72)_,: d pril. 19"58. 0. L. W illiam It., t(l be fll;illt, StipeliluellklFinaixl d Ao i:: i% ifeThe Gov( tiwr 41; of
the Wt-. 'Z liidi, ;, oie 11,nour- wari to hi a Coln m
able Lor I-L\ 11.i s, "vill, o", tntl III jd;w4- of Nlr- 0. R. Kelsick 1,11F.C. Nliss V., Swiient Nars-,
w HAj l fl' (-I front (,)t'j Jt;ne. ], ,W r clll 1-1,)SPit.il 1() 1), '. tru"V t;i,
Federation Con miit, k, it. titf, W,-4 L. Spence,
1ndi-,, ni;tkt, the iwcv , wv Prnolm-ma- Mis-, li-, 'Stndent ,Nurse,
tioll aft'-1. hi Jill"llary khWish Geti, 1i
Flollwi,!on liosiital, to Il" Staff
inext.
As tAlreadY tl)O AVss li.. Stzff Niirsv, ffolElectim, o.o to 1:dE" 1d;w(.011
t'' 1p, %Vard
25th.
Tile ( t rjnott;ifl of Bri, ish Terrilo)-i(!., 'I'lIM,AS, J. C., JnnioAdiniiiistnttioii, allnew 1,,tij 1w followed I)v
T pointtnt.llt L -rlnillaled, A u'g. I
its forniiii opellilig loy th(- Governor 9-)wl did/ ,
Crenerid, Nx-lio will r Y
"ad tile sl)ee(!b, Ref. N(). 2 1;00t ti;() TrULE1, )l 17 z,:4 1_ iiior Clerk,
from 11);) throne. A 4,jja; a4
IP H11- 0111(- _,, Virgin Islal!(!", to !,e 1'rincipal. ('Iiief Secrcof Leo;. ttiire is todaY i s7led No. ta., *s Ofd(' (, 011 S(,C01)(Iment.
fron) Ali-. 1
Appointments, transfers, etc., in M No. 11. F. 7 i G.
Chief 8errofa)-y's Offir-1 the. public service, with effect froyn
Leeiwird 181(m(A. the dates stilted, are ptiblished for WkLLING Nilt-s. I., i.o be Jimior (1 rk.
4 1111 ig uen(TRI inform.ttion:- Dor"Irtilleill. Jwl I
Pith Aoi!ltisl, 1 r)7.
Ref. No. C. 18/00067 It. COATES, Alis;s (T., taff Nni-se. H(,j'- WTFAAAAT , 1).0. Cl. 11T, Post
b rtoti Ilospit;d to Ito, Ward sister. Ottico, to be a P.O. Cl. 11.
.1tily 17 July I
It i- h n-hN nl(;Ii (: fi r -e neral in- CREIGHTON, J. A., P.O. Cl. 11, Past forlmitioll k1lat Dr 001CO 14 be P.O. CL I. JUIV t
E. S. Bailey,
c4fl lj ,h erloll Hospl- DESUZA, Afi," N., '(l 1w J1116151- Clerk,
tal Ims 41 ,n appoli:&_d t(,-) ; wLas Senior Electricity Deparlnv-nt. '1:111. 1 OONFIRMATION OF ORDINATNOES MedicA OtTiffr diii-ing tile il)seuce of 'Dr. K. q. Uttley fl-n! t1lo Colollyfr"' Dullup-E, Miss L.. Senior Ntirsf,, tile 1"301 All"'LlSk to the 28th August.
Hollwrton Hospital, to be Ward
1957. Sistf 1% JUIX, I N o. 9 6.
A. R. ME A DEe,
lor Jbdir(d QVicer. EDWABDS, R., to be Jnnior Clerk, Tbe Secretary of State for thfRef. No A, 511'.!. Electricity Departuicrit. Jnly I Colornik s has notified tile Governor
that tile power of disallowance will FRIDAY, Miss I., to be Jimior llerk, riot b xer(.ised in respect ol the
The A(iministrator of Anti &!im has Electricity Department. ,Jan. I iind(,ritiontioned Ordinance:been pleased to re-app,-.illt, thool following persons t( bo Nh-zlib-rs of the GILKES, J., to be Plant SnperinteDd- !Wontset-rat.
Contra] Uhrary Bo. r;t for ;t p. -riod of ent, Electricity Depiirtment.
3 No. 2 of 1957 rhe Pai-ne Heam,
two years fr(lm 23rd Aiwnst, 1957- Jan. I
GRIFFrm, L., P.O. C1. 111, Post (Amendment) Ordinance, 1957
Miss MAI: CW ISTIAN Office to he P.O. Cl. I I. J111v I An,,. 22
Mrs. LORNA ),lAKoNTF1,L
Mr. 1. A. W. GORDON HENRY, MiSS V., Student Nurse, Chiqf8eoretai-y'3 Office,
Mr. H. 13). PIDDUCK Holberton Hospital to be Stalf Antigu(tMr. F. FoorE. Ntirse. July Ref. No, 47rOC483
74:;




182~ THE ANIVMONTSERIIlAT AND VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTEF [Auigust 29, 1957
No 97. T HA DE A MA RKS OFFIA TI1tADE MARKS OF1,1it>E
His Mavknyte Go~vernor has Aiac25Agn 91ANTIGUA, 20th Augusht, 1957.
thi (lay been pl'ad to Wemt, tO the Al, LBIN & BARRETT LiMITED of JOSEPHT S. FINfCH & COMPANY
unnerrnentioivel- Orlitanco: -- Newton Road, Yeovil, -lonyierset, of 350) Filth Avenue, Now York,
England. have applied for Registration U.S.A. have appli'd for Registration Virgin Uisbn'h. of oneO Tradle Mark consisting of bhe of i" Trade M rk consisting of thfN%. 5 of 1W7, -Thm Extmm'al following:- following:Aug.~~ 134.~
.4 n y {ua. in lines 2 A6 3 hat is to say In Class
47/i2 U.2. \'etrinary preparations and in
It1ns 3. Medicinal and pha' rnmeuti- in Cho~ 43 t1l I to say: Humnt.
"d~Th Apj1)1lictOtw5 cl nijt that they
The A1 ic~Axt claim. that they have isvd the sai Tnral Mark in No. 1:1.have oit used[ the 51(1(1 Trad, Njzark it, rosp- 4i i0 i sii s11 ince i (;th
TV. Allowing Onrnsa r s npet of the said goods in Antiguna Aprnil, 19,57, h) fore the !ljte of theircuhr dwirti his azete nd orm before the daite of their said Applica- said Aplication:
part Oiereof:- Ho.Any pt-rson may -within three
Anapm Any person mnay within three months from th- (fatte of the first
mnonthis troin the date of the first appeal tiepC of thi Ad verdti n~t in W%. I of 1957, -The Mital T[reat- appearone" of this Adv"rtieient in the Antjtnct, Jliotseira and 1 irgin inent Ordinance, 1957. the Atitimc, Monigmrrat & Varyin IWlOd"q azett' give notce in dupH49pp. Price 60M. LtafdR G',ret" give not ie in duitp- (Otto at the Trade Marks Office, cate at the TIrade Marks Office, A nUgna, of (Tol e-ton to registrationL Wo 12 of 1957, The Factorie Antigna, of opposition to regstiation of thm maid Trade Mark. Ordinance. 19,57. ". of the said Trade Mark.
CEC'IL 0. B~YRON, '.yist;wr of iraqde 1'Iiarks.
TRADE M XRK'S OFFICE,OFIE
A::TiGYA, 20th. Anegust, 1957. TAT)H ?ARIK SOFI ,
- VF'GtutA. 20th Angnst. 1957.
ww WST I1A N '101A (Ct) COM- 1 VAD I MI lARIKS ) F 1 ( T &Uii'STOAC
PA NY WARt MTED (A of 'Itni Flours,ANIU.2t igs,977. M GT &TY STO CO
East ir Main iRoad, t't. ,ioe1} Trimi- At tfA20ItAigt,17.ComP ANY of 6;30 Fifth Avenue,
dad, B.W.l. have applhd nw fo10estra- NLNEL PNC O, ew York, -U.S.A. have applied for
tion of one 'radp Mak ennsititng of LItjMITEFD of BtiI<'ilt Works, Setif ei-rto o 1 1l~~e Mr
the followviug:- coates Lane. HuIll iind York i Iotite, cnit g of tlte' following:
37 Qonu Sirt~e, Lon~om, .CA. have
aoplied fot I egistialitiol tno Tradea
Un~Mok consisting of the following: 01
in Ci as I 1Halt is to say: on011WI1
- / ,/ ttlyu 0w(or il' i nsulating~
Uii' t, \V rcsor'ativnes, -'vooI
i n Ci s o t I Ihatt i s ol -Oy, Mantilac- W t0i0" nsiu an1 di ( '1'OwiX in Cl10, 45 tii N to si': fCigarvees
Tht Applicants~ clotin that they The Appleicats claitn that theY haue tphicais I'et it~l-Aa thyn have not used] the '~id ITradle Mark in have usedl file mid Tr ade Mairk respect of the sail goodIs since 1st respet of the said goods i Antigna in r.'spect of the said woods for May-, 1957 Wefie, the date of their before the dlate of their said a tppi- 4 years before t ho date of teir aid said Appliit. Cation. Application.
Any j'rn'om may within three
Atty person may within three Any poni may within three months tromi thec late of the firtt
m-onths from the date of the first months from the (tate of the Hfs appearance oft Ihis Ad vertbosent in appearance 0of thigh Advertisoment i appearance of this A dvertisomett in the Anfiquta, )hlx!errat and Virgqn the A nigiia, Hlon~sri-at & Virgin the .- n/igifa, _1oniserewt and1( V"irqin TIands Gw'tI",ii'o notice it, ci piJsianidt Gazelle, give notice i dup- [sAnds Nazelt, give notic in dupi- M0at at lhr' 'Vrado Marks Office, cate ait the Trade Marks Oflice, eate at the Tradp Mat-ks Office, Antigua, of opposition to registraionk AnTtigtta, of opposition to registration Andtgna, of opposition to registratio of To sid 'lralo Mark. of the said Trade Matrk. of the said Trade ark.
('twit, 0. BYRON, Cecil 0. Byron, CECIL 0. BYRON,
~e'gisti-or of Trade Alarks. ft'eqit-rar of 7I'rde 3Marks. Itejist car o/ Ti-at/c Mar&%~




Atilziist 29, 79, 171 THEATNUGUA, _,%ND V1RG]XJ6TLA-N1;--' ( AZ!4']TTF. 183
TRADE MAUK'S OFFICE, TRADE MARKI OFFICE, 'I'RADE OFFTCE,
ANTIGUA, '2OU"'I AUVISC, 057, ANTWUA. Thh Anglist, 1957. T OTOLA,
YARDLEY & COMPANY IAMIT- PRITMH VnUKIN LANDS.
10110) AlAYMA)"'EU TNATWIT ED of 105, (A"quipors R, ad, Mraford Wit Angus% 1957.
(00A[YINY if NF:w*qAw Lontla"t it mud 1% (Ed Wwl Sn"t,
setw Avouire, f 0 5 Who Hq Loi ;,al, W., E.i giawd. Lava applWl THE !J(_!QETT 1,ND TVIYERS
Indiaum, ii-',,di-d for for (,no Trad(, Mark TO BA ('09 ) F ,, N Y, of 630 Fift1l
Registration of oio-Tv ,d, Aark !on- N, v,,- -.,S.A, hav4Avonu; York,
MsUnm of Me ndh)yWq:. aplAlitA for of one Tradn
Mark and k:,sign consisting of the
'J
y
Lip. W
Cliss 22': 1! s ci t rts,
tnwnTs.
Clms 3'.): tl)ii s 'v. : -_king
"wd _-.Ao"S in Ci t, s -18 fivo, i,4 ,ay RKuniery of oardimard. cor, gaiwi (inchpUng tdhq uviah", pnImpohns
paper, Watel'I'T'lef : ckiug for th t"th 3nd Wir. ana perfumed in class 45 that o to sq: Tobaeo paper. Vied papen corru- soap). whedier inamd'actrwed or uninanufangated wrapping and Imel Tho Applkwlts vAdm that they t,,d.
ing Paper, wooden pack- have not we the sri; Tr ak Mark in Tha A ppbewds Who, that they have ing craes awi 0xv, rospom of Me said gunals in Antigua used this Trwle Mak since Alay, 195L
before the datl-, ot ,ahl appli- ALny jwrson jw'zy xvithio three The ApplivantH Cohn rho they cation. months -f th, d Lto o the firstappoarllae used 'ho Sal Tr in Any 1wrson nmy within three ance of this Adi-rtisem-tit in the
respect of ths mod :"Os Kw 29 nwnths from the date of the first AnIQw, alvi 127r(lig
ypars before Me date 4 th- r add, apipparnuce of Wis Adv+Wispin"nt in 10,Q, U,,", ,%, b, QHApplication. fli-- A idi',jwi, "wnv and VhVin ewe at Go !YWP M"Aw 011ion Twola,
Any pwram wy vThW thr-e Al(ovis Uazill,,. notice in dupli- Briti di Of opposition
rnouths from the Wo of t5o lost cab? at the Traah Abuk, 0111c, And- to Travin Mark.
grim, oV opposed ;,)n to ngisration of
appearance of thi-; AdvertiSowon, in the said Tnvle ) ark. H. Alex. Bes-on,
ldandx WzWo give n0lep in dupli- CROTL 0. BYRON, ol Tnulc JfarkR'
wao at 1104 Trol, Marks Okfice, joWc __A.,itigua, o;' ion to rogis1ration. TUZADE' TIIJARK'- -) OFFICE,
of rho sOd 10 0 Lark. TRADE MARKS (MBICE, TORIULA,
(WIL C& Py 1"N. ANTIOTTA. 20th Augu.,r, 19.57. 'T!UoN IS1,AND-,
of U kn JJG( ETT o kiYFUS 1"011ACCO Augtwn 1957.
CWMWA'_ Y of 630 FW Avenue, I'llil W&JUT x 21YERI-; TON,-xv York. 'U.'S.A. have :qT!kd for BAC,-() COMPANY, Of 630 Fifth A ow Trodq Alark Avenu N-\%- "j'ork. have
TUADE 1 (WF F app i r'-J", iti oi ow Timder
U." -io hA
TUN WWA ?k MW I 11 NO
PANY, of AN, o w
Yol.h.
trafinn & Ol- W k Auld: 'qw1strug
af up ndh j"
A WAN -A
in clms.zt t mf : o ;4ay:
in Ciass 45 t! u o way: 0111 t,;s. in U S 5, iii to T 'baceo
Tile they whether mann'setun d w- unnianufaw
The ApWivanly (0im th A Uwy ham ti id th- T:a e Mark tUred.
have used i his mai k since Ap&. 1957. in msj"ct of thn saki gAods since Me AMOVYA"Idrn tt dwy bave Felwmwn L53 : O:- the date, of unvi this 1440- Mark sikee F, inuary, Any jonnou nray w4hin Mute their sul I ApWnA4vrn 1953.
nimitis or i h, dat- vf the HrA appmr- Any yTsm ipA n0hin three Any w:i v v:it! iu three
ELne-, of tld,, AdATIN-inent in tire iiiannth' (ttid Virgin apppan nc ,-; a0wo of 7hi i Adv' vsllwjo ;u the,
iveioqico in dupik tho A"Jiga", '!m') f'ir qin
cate at th- Trade AWks OfHeq TowoN Ida"di, Gazdb% !J%'- uoli'_. in (111pli- Istaial" Ce
,4 "'ivo 11w" ill dupliBritiq]i Virgin TOmnds, opposition ctmte at, t1w Trado Office, ctde at the Trzui Alarlis Oflice, Torto ro _,istmtion of thn saict Trade AnHWuq of Tpo wn t" nqNnTMM toda, Brhwh V&gin W ok I mquoMark. of thn odd W :n 7 pw R. tion to re. Jij"'! !iion o!' thr. !"ai-f frade
Mark.
IL ALEX WMN. 0. B u? oN, 11, Mex, lesson,
Rq1i'ql1'a (), T),ade! Tcwlrs. Reg ist, r o / 7 ) a dc MCI j k's.




184 THE MO [2" An,,
TILk Mr AL RKt,-, 01 F1 GE, TRAFFIC
PLYMOUT]j, AlIONTSERPAT. PLY11CIt!"I i _\IONTSEi .RAT.
80 Allyust, 11.) 7. 12!h [957, Th,- mtigua Vehicles Road
& j,()p,,kCCO 11affl c Ordinall) cc, "19 4 6.
LIGGE"I'l' , N1YEjJ8 lroj- Aoco CoMpkXy ,;fljl
COMPANY of 6'iO fil'ilt Avetm -. 'New Now Yori ,,,,w qj o 1) 1) V"
York State of Nu-,v York Unitf-d -States State of Ani( ric t lhavt- ;Iplh In st,, (.Oojl '_ oC 'he loi-i(ta have f,,r Ret-,istra- RegistralJoll I)i' om, Tv:l M:,l 11, v-i,'Cj, It Wid Road 'I'l-Aiic Oltdilml I co,
No. 5 4 11.146, i ll r,-hy fi Ille 1)1 riod tion Of on,. Tnllio T Lll k ctms',A 11- of sisttill(- of the follovv Cor th-! 111 'h!hlg u?
fulfllvr lvaice, "he, li :,,Illirlg
porl, :-1,111 be fi wll. G'r t) to
t I;,.-; 22nd O;iv of An
0
i A. L If i
W I T H
i Coiam;.4"4otrler.
At-, cultural Dopartment,
The Aljjdi(,,! tts cJ1t4:i di o lit,, dat,
of liso ot, !!v trttoe lAw Ap )iitcan ,, tl dattM ark is iii 'it- 'tzaes (I -k4, us.- of tilt, ( ai ailk- 'NLIrk il.
,liven i; I& ca
Applicafionas FellvuarY, 'I I.) I,3. 1. 6"ll as N1t:.v Ist, A!"31tL I i,):; 1954. 19-5. 19,5 195 7.
Any person imc,' p"I "olt Dlity wiillill three : .O* 2.11; r.! 5 :1.16
months from th ll f4o of t fir t jllonth fp Ill il e date (It* thc f;Is ft, 2.46 'G.k J.23 2.29
appeartm oo of 1,16,4 io of tlii. AI vi-t*t4.-nient ill IN-11,r. 1,011 1 -11) .40
& il J10olstr).0 uoel Virqilt Api il 2.1 6 .49 1.76 3 ,3 2.64
M v 1 _-e) 2,,S; 2. r 1; 1.19
Islands Geizette, gi\tl notik- izt dupli- j -', j (/" ill (1111JIi- jtj111' 1.:, 1 3.32 IA7 5. 7 2 2,86
cate at thi, Trsd4.- '\Iarks OFfict" Afollt- ut til, Tr-le Ala 11'. 8 Offico' J111.7 3. 21 2 13 4.29 1,48
serrat, of oj_,posi ioo to ol' 'oqlk( vn'! Of To 21 tl A;un, 2.99 2. C 2.'i .91 4.66
the said Trad(-- ATarl, tioll of tho S'aiil rade Nall;11'. 0. (% HAIU IS, 0. C. TIARRUS, 20.30 20.0A 2611 18.59
T""We w, T -(vye Jb-vrks.
TRA I lIvTAlIKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 20th Aut,nit, 1957.
AERC) I.N1'_ J 86;-) Av(!nuo, CitN of Ividianalmlis,
Indiana, U.S.A. have appli,-d ft-Ir Re_,,i tviltioll o o1w Trad(! Iark consistim, of dio followiijAk AM
?4a wwe%
i n CI a.-; e s 2 2 & 3
Class 22 tij:,,t is, to say: trucks, vans. trailers, ctirk And tractors.
Clast; 39 tilat is to say: ptm-kilqF bf)x vn(l .4 cartlhmrd, corrug;ited paper, waterproof packing
pLp,:.r, ( ilcd paper, colru- Jed :md pacl(ink paper, wooden packing crates
mot boxos,
The Applicants claim that the-Y have use(i ti),_. tiai(t rra; e ill respect ()' the said goods for 18 years
before the datt) of their said Application.
%ny perzion ruay within three montlls froul the 11ate of the firsr appParmice (of this Advertisem(-nt in the Atittyva, 31,ort&verral It Virgin Isla7vis Oa2,ette, give notice in duplicattm, at the Trade Marks Office, Antigua, of opposition to registration of the sai4l Trade Aark.
Ceca 0. Byron,
Registrar of Trade Marks.
Printed tA the Govcr T-ont Printina Offlee, Antigua. Letward lslam6, by E, M. B ,oxAAN, Government Printer.-By Authority.
1957.
[Frice $1.46]




No. 1 of 1957, Mental Treatment. ANTIGUA,
[L.S.]
I ASSENT,
P. D. MACDONALD,
Acting Governo
8th February, 7,11 0t U
A.NTIG UA.
No. 1 of 1957. An Ordinance to provide for the custody and treatment of persons of unsound mind and for purposes incidental thereto and connected therewith.
[By Proclamation] Commence.
meant.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony of Antigua.
PART I.
PRELIMINARY.
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Short title. Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
2. In this Ordinance- Interpretation.
"Board of Visitors" means the Board of
Visitors for licensed houses referred to
in section 18;
"crime means any felony or misdemeanour;
" criminal of unsound mind means a person detained in custody by reason of his having been charged with an offence, and either found to have been insane at the time of such offence, or found or certified or otherwise lawfully proved to be unfit on the ground of his insanity to be tried for the same, and includes a person convicted of an Y offence and afterwards certified or
otherwise lawfully proved to be insane;




ANTIGUA. 2 Mental Ireatment. No. 1 of 1957.
"government-aided patient" means any mental patient the expenses of whose care alnd treatment are wholly chargeable to the public funds of the Colony or to the public funds of any other Colony pursuant to an Arrangement;
"institution means a hospital, observation ward or other medical institution appointed as such by the Governor in Council for the purposes of this GOrdinance and includes a mental hospital;
"licensed house" means a house licensed for the reception of a person of unsound mind under this Ordinance;
"licensee" means the person to whom a licence in respect of a licensed house is granted;
"Medical Superintendent" means the Medical Superintendent of the mental huspital;
"mertal hospital" means a mental hospital appointed under this Ordinance and includes a mental hospital for criminals of unsound mind;
person in charge" in relation to an institution means the Medical Superintendent or other person in charge of the institution into which a person is, or is about to be, received as a patient;
" person of unsound mind ", mental patient" or" insane person includes(a) any epileptic or other person who i suffering from temporary or permanent disease or derangement of the brain produc'ig disordered action of the mind to suc an extent as to put him in a condition varx ing from his normal self and out of relation with his environment so as to rena er him dangerous or inconvenient to
himself or others;




No. 1 of 1957. fenta ?,' at)inct. 3 ANTIGO~
(b) any idiot, that is to say, a person
so defective in mind from birth or from an early age as to to be unable to guard himself against common physical dangers;
(c) any imbecile, that is to say, a person in whose case there exists from birth or from an early age mental defectiveness not amounting -to idiocy, yet so pronounced that he is incapable of managing himself or his affairs or in the case of a child, of
being taught to do so;
(d) any feeble minded person, that is
to say, a person in whose case there exists mental defectiveness not amounting to imbecility yet so pronounced that he requires care, supervision and control for his own protection or for the protection of others, or in the case of a child, that he by reason of such defectiveness appears to be permanently incapable of receiving proper benefit from instruction in an ordinary
school;
(e) any moral defective, that is to say,
a person in whose case there exists mental defectiveness coupled with vicious or criminal propensities and who req(iries care, supervision and control for the protection
of others;
"Schedule" means Schedule to this OrdinaUce;
"section" means section of this Ordinance;
" temporary patient" means a person described in section 52;
" Visiting Committee means the Visiting
Committee established under the provisions of section 53;
voluntary patient" means a person described in section 50.
8. (1) The buildings and premises in the DiscontinColony styled the Colonial Lunatic Asylum" anoe ofterin
shall hereafter e called the mental hosUMital ananti shall hereafter be called the; mental hospital and "nfaic",




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accordingly for references in any Act or Ordinance or in any proclamation, notice, order, regulation or other document issued under any Act or Ordinance to lunatic asylum there shall
be substituted references to a mental hospital.
(2) The word "lunatic" shall cease to be
used in relation to any person of or alleged to be of unsound mind and there shall be substituted for that word wherever it occurs in any Ordinance or in any order, regulation or other document issued under any Ordinance the expression person of unsound mind ", person ", patient ", patient of unsound mind
or unsound mind" or such other expression as
the context may require.
(3) The Governor in Council may by order
modify the wording of any enactment so far as is necessary to bring it into conformity with the
provisions of this section.
PART II.
ADJUDICATION OF PERSONS OF UNSOUND MIND.
Enquiry as 4. (1) Any Magistrate, upon the inforinato whether
person is of tion upon oath of any informant to the effect unsound mind. that the informarnt has good cause to suspect
and believe and does suspect anid believe some person to be of unsound mind and a proper subject for confinement, may, in any place which he deems convenient, examine such person, and, in the same place or elsewhere, may hold an enquiry as to the state of mind of such person:
Provided that in the case of a person suspected of being a feeble minded person or child, the informant shall be the parent, guardian or other person having the care of such person orchild.
(2) For the purposes of such enquiry the
Magistrate shall have the same powers as if the person alleged to be of unsound mind were a person against whom a complaint for an offence punishable on summary conviction had been
laid:




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Provided that no person alleged to be of unsound mind shall be required to attend at any Magistrate's Court for examination by a Magistrate nor shall he be taken to any such court for such purpose.
(3) A Magistrate may, if hlie thinks fit, proceed with an enquiry under this section in the absence of the person alleged to be of unsound mind and without proof of the service of any summons upon such person.
(4) If, at any stage of an enquiry under this section, it shall be shown to the satisfaction otf the Magistrate conducting such enquiry that the person alleged to be of unsound mind is a person whom it is expedient to put immediately mnder confinement pending the conclusion of the enquiry, it shall be lawful for such Magistrate either proprio motu or at the request of the informant(a) to make a written order for the
detention of such person during a period which shall not exceed fourteen days in an
institution;
(b) from time to time, on good cause
shown to make further orders for such detention, in the like form, for periods none
of which shall exceed eight days:
Provided that no siich person shall be
detained under observation for more than
two months at a time;
(c) at any time, by order under his
hand, to direct that the person detained be
released.
(5) It shall be lawful for any person to whom the execution of an order made under the last preceding subsection is entrusted, to convey the person alleged to be of unsound mind therein mentioned to the specified place of detention and there to detain him during the period
specified unless previous to the expiry of such period the release of the person alleged to be of unsound mind be ordered in due course of law,




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efical (6) The Magistrate shall also appoint two
Certificate..
registered medical practitioners to examine the suspected person and shall furnish such medical practitioners with all the information hearing on the mental state of the suspected person which he has been able to procure and such medical practitioners shall, if they consider the facts warrant them in so doing, sign separate certificates certifying that in their opinion the suspected person i:s of unsound mind. Each such certificatP shall specify in full detail the facts upon which the person signing it founds his opinion, and shall distinguish facts which he has hinimslf observed from facts communicated by others. TIhe person signing each certificate shall enquirer of any persons able to give information as to the previous history of the suspected persoi, aind shall state in his certificate all matters known to him which hlie deems likely to be of service with reference to medical treatment. No certificate shall have any effect under this Ordinance which purports to be
founded wholly on facts communicated by
others.
(7) Subject to the provisions of subsection
(8) of this section. each such registered medical practitioner shall be entitled to he paid by the informant a fee of five dollars inii respect of such examination and certificate, if any, and such fee shall be deposited with the Magistrate's clerk by the informant upoti the lodging of the information and before proceeding thereunder.
(8) If the suspected person he a person
with no visible means of support, or if the informant be a police officer, every registered medical practitioner assisting under this section shall be paid from public funds a fee of five dollars in respect of each case in which he shall
have assisted as aforesaid.
(9) The informant referred to in subsection
(1) of this section shall, if required by any registered medical practitioner appointed to examine the suspected person by written notice served personally on him, attend at such reason-




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able time and place as may be specified in such notice and give such information touching the mental condition of the suspected person as shall be in his power to give. Any such person who neglects or refuses to attend as and when required or refuses to answer any question concerning the mental condition of the suspected person which may be put to him by the registered medical practitioner enquiring into such mental condition shall on summary conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding two hundred and forty dollarss or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months.
5. (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of urgenoy section 4, whenever a Magistrate considers it order.. expedient, either for the public safety or for the welfare of any person with respect to whom an information on oath under the said section has been laid, that such person should be forthwith placed under observation, hlie may without the production of a medical certificate by written order direct that such person be received into an institution to be named in the order and be there detained under observation during such period, not exceeding fourteen days, as to the Magistrate may seem expedient:
Provided that on good cause shown such order may be enlarged for further periods none of which shall exceed eight days:
Provided further that no such person shall he detained under observation for more than two months at a time.
(2) The Magistrate shall furnish the Medical Superintendent with all the information bearing on the mental state of the person so detained which he has been able to procure.
(3) The person who has laid the information on oath referred to in subsection (1) of this section shall, if required by the person in charge by written notice served personally on him, attend at the time and place specified in such notice and give such information touching the mental condition of the person so detained as




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shall be in his power to give. Any such person who neglects or refuses to attend as and when so required or refuses to answer any question concerning the mental condition of the person detained which may be put to him by the person in charge shall on summary conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding four hundred and eighty dollars or to imprisonment for a term not
exceeding six months.
(4) If the person in charge certifies that
any such person so detained under observation is of sound mind, such person so detained shall be discharged therefrom with all convenient speed and the said officer shall notify the Magistrate accordingly within seven days of such
discharge.
(5) If the person in charge certifies that in
his opinion the person so detained is of unsound mind the Magistrate shall proceed to hold an enquiry into the state of mind of such person in
accordance with the provisions of section 4:
Provided that no such person shall be
adjudged to be of unsound mind unless the Magistrate has seen and, where circumstances
permit, examined such person:
Provided further that the certificate of the
person in charge shall be received in evidence concerning the state of mind of the person so detained and it shall not be necessary to prove the handwriting of the person in charge, but the Magistrate may examine any members of the staff of the institution who shall have had the
person detained under observation.
Admission of 6. (1) Whenever a Judge or a Magistrate
Recused
persons for has reason to believe that a person committed observation, for trial before him or charged before him with
an offence is of unsound mind, he may, for the purpose of obtaining evidence as to whether such person is or is not of unsound mind, by written order direct that such person be received into an institution, to be named in the order, and be there detained under observation during such period, not exceeding fourteen days, as to the
Judge or Magistrate may seem expedient;




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Provided that on good cause shown such order may be enlarged for a further period or periods each not exceed eight days at a time:
Provided further that 1i order under this subsection shall be made in respect of persons who are not being kept in custody pending trial.
(2) When an order has been made under this section a certificate under the hand of the person in charge shall he received in evidence concerning the state of mind of the person kept under observation and it shall not he necessary to prove the handwrit ing of the person in charge, t)uit the Judge( or Magistrate may examine any members of the staff of the institution who shall have had the patient under observation.
(3) Every person ordered under this section to be received into an institution for observation shall be received into the institution named in the order and be there detained under observation for the period stated in the order or for such shorter period as the Judge or Magistrate who made the order may direct, and it shall be lawful for any person to whom the execution of the order is entrusted to convey the person named therein to such institution.
7. Any registered medical practitioner Fai1e medical who knowingly and wilfully in any certificate certificate. under this Ordinance falsely slates or falsely certifies anything, shall be guilty of a misdemeanour, and, on conviction thereof on indictment, shall be liable to a fine not exceeding nine hundred and sixty dollars, and may also, if the court so think fit, be imprisoned for a term not exceeding one year.
8. A medical certificate required by this P eros
Ordinance shall not be signed by)v any of the disqualified .' for siging
following persons- medic
certificate.
(a) the person giving information for
the reception of a patient, or by the husband or wife, father or father-in-law, mother or aother.in-law, son or son-in-law, daughter




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or daughter-in-law, brother or brother-inlaw, sister or sister-in-law, partner or assistant of such person;
(b) the husband or wife, father or father-in-law, son or son-in-law, daughter or daughter-in-law, brother or brother-inlaw, sister or sister-in-law, the partner or
assistant of! a patient;
(c) any registered medical practitioner on the staff of the mental hospital.
Adjudication 9. (1) Where, upon such enquiry as is of person of
aroundd oind provided for by this (O)rdinance, it appears to the
Magistrate that any person is of unsound mind and a proper sutbject for confinemenIRt, and such medical certificate as by this Orditiance is required of his unsoundness of mind has been given, the Magistrate imay adjudge such person to be of unsound ind and a proper subject for confinomAnt, and maY eithnler proceed to make an order accordi ,g to this )rdi;ancie for the care and custody of such person, or if he is of opinion that the qtestion of the care and custody of such person may be more conveniently decided by the Magistrate of some other district, may direct that the further proceedings be had
before the Magistrate of such other district.
(2) In all cases when, a person has been
adjudged to be of unsowmd mind and a proper subject for confinement, he shall be handed over to the authorities of the mental hospital together with the medical certificates. relating to his mental condition and the said authorities shall be responsible for his safe conduct to the hospital and his reception, detention and treatment at the hospital.
Custody of 10. Where, under this Ordinance, any p sn of person has been duly adjudged to be of unsound unsound
mind. mind and a proper subject for confinement, any
Magistrate may(a) if the conse i, in writing of the Medical Superintendent is produced, make
au order as provided in section 8; or




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(6) grant to any person residing in the
Colony a licence authlorising such person to reevv the person of unsound inind into some house specifiedi in thle licence, and
sitte ihin the Colon. anti[ there to take
chari-e of himll 01
(c) if it appears that the personl of
nnsomid mi ind is a patijen t, w%-ith no visible rivals ti' suprport by Nvarrant under his hlnd (oiiatit iit) t~o a mental hospital Here to be taken charge of as a government-aided patient..
11. A n y \Iagistrato mnay mnakie an order Juriidiction of ntljwmigim an a person. Io b of ) unsotund mlind ~air~ not\ itlistamidin- tOat none of thle facts evitlenCdllg tile unoi'dis of indt halppeneld in his district.
12. Ili ca'm-, o4 amy order under this Ordi- AIp~aI. nanece ad jlm2an led insane person to be of unsountd minmd imt a Proper subject for conflnenient, and in case of a refusal so t o adjudge, an appeal shiall lie to the Supremne Court, subJect to the saute (fZofllhiiis and~ with the samle conse. encvos as il' the al hz'ed insane person had been Coliv iete~l ol all tfti*('nce pimishmable-on summarY conviction in a, ease in which ain appeal would lie;
Pi-4 ivideft tb:Lit an appeal under this section shall wit, have thme effect ol stiseudimng the e'xecution ol an order ad udginug -wn adlhned insane person to Th' of mnsoun 11(1n thaimd a proper subject for con fi 1(ien t. exopt so far, as t lie Magistrate or a J udge may order in accord-ance with section 30.
PART IL
NIE-NTAL HOSPITAL.
1 3. (1) The Governor miar, l)y, prociama- Appointment
tio, npoit ime Nimiole orI(W at("fai of nrtiil
lion :m)P~i~t tHY ~a~ of rixhospitals.
bitlimn house, or oilier place. with, any out. houses, yards, viirdlens, groundls, or premises thjereto belongings, to be a mental hospital.




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(2) The Governor may make regulations
under section 59 as to the management of mental hospitals, the admission of patients and the payments to be made in respect of them, the absence upon parole or otherwise and (discharge of patients, and as to such other matters relating to the conduct and management of mental hospitals as are necessary for the purposes of
this Ordinance.
Ecape. 14.- Any mniember of the staff of a mental
hospital, any police officer or other peace officer and any member of the public may retake any patient who is escaping from a mental hospital, and may, within fourteen days after any escape, retake anv pantie t who has escaped from such hospital, and may return o the hospital any patient so retaken, where he shall revert to his
former custody.
I)iseharxo 15. (1) The Medical Superintendent mayand absence
on parole. (a) order the discharge of any mental
patient from the mental hospital; or
(b) permit any mental patient to be removed to and detained at any place on such terms and conditions as may seem fit, and the provisions of this Ordinance in so far a, they are applicable shall continue to apply to such patient and the place of confinement as if he were under detention at
the mental hospital; or
(c) allow any mental patient to be absent on parole for such period as may seem fit, and may at any time grant an
extension of such period.
(2) No patient shall be allowed to be absent
on parole under this section unless some person shall enter into an agreement approved by the Medical Superintendent to take charge of such
patient.
(3) In the case of any patient with no
visible means of support absent on parole, the Governor nuvty order payment out of the Treasury of any suin not exceeding the sum of
twenty dollars per month,




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(4) If any patient allowed to be absent on parole under this section does not lret.urnl at or before the expiration of the allowed period of absence, then, unless a certificate signed by two registered medical practitioners certifying that such patient may safely be permitted to be at large is sent to the Medical Superintendent, such patient may be retaken as if he had escaped from the mental hospital.
(5) The provisions of this section shall not apply to any person detained in the mental hospital under the provisions of sections 5, 6 and 32.
16. (1) Where the medical officer in rransfor of
charge of a hospital in the Colony or any patients from auhrie the lpital to
medical officer duly authorised by the said meiintal hopimedical otlicer in charge to act on his behalf has ttal for observation.
reason to suspect that any patient in such hospital is of unsound miind hlie may by order in writing direct the transfer of such patient to and his detention in a mental hospital for the purpose of observation during such period not exceeding fourteen d(lays as to him may seem expedient:
Provided that on good cause shown such order may be enlarged for further periods none of which shall exceed eight days:
Provided further that no such patient shall be detained under observation for more than two months at a time.
(2) The medical officer in charge of such hospital or other medical officer duly acting on behalf of the said medical officer in charge, as the case may be, shall immediately on ordering the transfer and detention of a patient under the provisions of subsection (1) of this section notify a Magistrate of such transfer and detention aitnd furnish him with the grounds on which he has made the order, and such Magistrate shall either confirm or annul such order and within three days of snuchb notification communiicate his decision to such medical officer in charge of the aforesaid hospital, or other medical officer, as the case may be, as well as to the Medical Superintendent:




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Provided that if the Magistrate shall annul
the order the patient shall forthwith be discharged from the mental hospital.
(3) If the Medical Superintendent considers
that a patient detained under the authority of subsection (1) of this section is not of unsound
mind he may discharge the patient
(4) Where the Medical Superintendent certifies in writing that in his opinion any patient detained under the authority of subsection (1) of this section is of iunsounid mind, an emtliry into the state of mind of such .patient shall be held in accordance with the provisions of section 4.
(5) For the purposes of such enquiry the
.certificate of the Medical Superintendent or ot a medical officer duly authorised by him to act on his behalf shall be received in evidence concerning' the state of mind of the patient and it shall not be necessary to prove the handwriting of the Medical Superintendent or such medical officer, but the Magistrate may examine any member of the staff of the mental hospital who shall have
had the patient under observation.
(6) Every person ordered under this section
to be received into a mental hospital for observation shall be received and detained therein under observation for the period stated in the order or for such shorter period as the Medical Superintendent or other medical officer duly authorised by him to act on his behalf or the Magistrate, as the case may be, who made the order shall direct, and it shall be lawful for any person to whom the execution of tie order is entrusted to convey the person named therein to
the mental hospital.
PART IV.
LICENSED HOUSES.
Leanef17. Where a licence in respect of any
patient is granted under this Ordinance, the licensee shall be bnd to tAke pro per care of such patient until he dies or the lic cnsee is
discharged under this Ordinance.




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18. Regulations made under section 5) onr or
I isito for shall provide for the constitution by tl e Gover- ao
nor of a BIord% of VisAito(r for licensed houses houses, consisting of such number of persons appointed at such times, in such manner, for such periods and with such functions as may be prescribed.
19. The licensee of every licensed house Jecords. shall keep such books, make such entries, furnish such returns and ive such notices as may from time to time be required by regulations made under this Ordinance.
20. Any member of the staff of a licensed Eteape from house, or any police, officer or other peace officer or liensed house. any member of the public mnay retake any patient who is escaping fromni such licensed house, and may within fourteen days after any escape, retake any patient.who has escaped from such licen.edd house and may return to such licensed house any patient so retaken, where he shall revert to his former custody.
21. (1) Subject to the provisions of this Absence on Ordinance, the Governor may allow any patient patrol, confined in a licensed house to be absent from such licensed house on parole for such period as he thinks fit, and may at any time grant an extension of such period.
(2) No patient shall be allowed to be absent on parole inder this section unless some person enter into an agreement approved by the Governor to take charge of such patient.
(3) If any patient allowed to be absent on parole from a licensed house under this section does not return at or before the expiration of the allowed l)eriod of absence, then, unless a certificate signed by two registered medical practitioners certifying that such patient may safely be permitted to be "at. large is sent to the Magistrate and also, where prticiicable, to the licensee of such licensed house, such patient may at any time within fourteen days from the expiration of such allowed period, be retaken as if he had escaped from such licensed house, or, in case the licensee from whose custody the patient was allowed to be




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absent is unable or unwilling to resume the care and custody of such patient, may be dealt with as a person duly adjudged under this Ordinance to be of unsound mind and a proper subject for confinement.
Death of 22. Notice of the death of any patient conpatient. fined in a licensed house shall be given forthwith
by the licensee to the Coroner and shall also be given by the licensee as soon as may be to the
nearest known relative of the patient.
Discharge of 23. (1) When any patient is confined in a licensee, licensed house, the licensee, if desirous of being
discharged of the care of such patient, shall serve
notice of such his desire upon the Magistrate.
(2) At the expiration of fourteen days from
the service of such notice, the licensee shall be discharged, and such patient may be dealt with as a person duly adjudged under this Ordinance to be of unsound mind and a proper subject for
confinement.
Removal 24. Where it appears to a Magistrate that
patient at
request of the persons at whose expense a patient is mainfriends. tained in a licensed house are desirous that the
patient should be removed from such licensed house, and that provision has been made for his care and custody in a mental hospital or in a suitable licensed house, the Magistrate may make an order for the removal of the patient and discharge
of the licensee accordingly.
Removal of 25. Where, upon the information upon
patient illtreated or oath of any person, it appears to a Magistrate that negleete. a patient confined in a licensed house is ill-treated
or neglected, the Magoistrate may order the patient to be removed to ;a mental hospital or to a suitable licensed house, and thereupon the licensee of the first mentioned licensed house shall be discharged. Release of 26. (1) Where, upon the information upon
patient. oath of any person, it appears to a Magistrate that
a patient confined in a licensed house is no longer a proper subject for confinement, such Magistrate may discharge the licensee and order him to release the patient, or may himself release the
patient.




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(2) Any licensee disobeying an order made under this section shall be liable, onil summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding forty-eight dollars. Such conviction shall not be a bar to any action in respect of the same wrong.
27. Where, under this Ordinance, the Appeal by
Magistrate orders the removal of a patient from a licensee. licensed house on the ground of ill-treatment or neglect, or orders a patient confined in a licensed house to be released, the licensee may appeal against such order, subject to the same conditions and with the same consequences as if he had been a party against whom a conviction was made within the meaning (,f subsection (2) of section 172 of the Magistrate's Code of Procedure Act. cap. 61.
28. Where, upon information being laid Appeal where
under this Ordinance that a patient confined in a order refused. licensed house is ill-treated or neglected, or that a person confined in a licensed house as a patient ought to be released, a Magistrate refuses to make any order, an appeal shall lie to the Supreme Court, subject to the same conditions and with the same consequences as if ,he licensee had been charged with an offence punishable on summary conviction and the Magistrate had refused to convict.
29. Where an order for the removal of a Execution of patient from a licensed house has been made, the order of
removal,
court, Judge, or Magistrate making the order may issue a warrant for the execution of the order directed to any person or persons whom such
court, Judge, or Magistrate thinks fit. Any person shall, if* required by any one to whom the warrant is directed, aid and assist in the execution of the warrant.
PART V.
INTERIM ORDERS.
80. Where notice of appeal under this Interim order Ordinance has been given- in cese of
<- ppeal.
(a) the Magistrate may, if hlie thinks fit,
suspend the execution of any), order made by him until the decision of the appeal, or for any shorter period, and upon such terms and
conditionsF, if any, as he thinks fit; and




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(b) any judge, upon the application of the appellant, and, if he thinks fit, without any notice of the application being served upon the respondent, may, at any time, and notwithstanding any previous order of a Judge or Magistrate, make such order, subject to such terms and conditions, if any, as he thinks fit, as to the care or custody or allowing to be at large, until the decision of the appeal or for any shorter period, of the person alleged or adjudged to be or confined as
a person of unsound mind:
Provided that upon an appeal being or being
deemed to be abandoned, any order made under this section shall determine, and the order appealed
against shall take effect.
PART VI.
CRIMINALS OF UNSOUND MIND. Appointment 81. (1) The Governor may, by proclamaof hospitdla
for 'iminals tion, appoint the whole or any part of any building, of unsound prison, house, or other place, with any out-houses, mind. yards, gardens, grounds, or premises thereto
belonging, to be a hospital for criminals of unsound
mind..
(2) The Governor may make regulations
under section 59 for the conduct and management
of any hospital for criminals of unsoundl mind.
Prisoners of 32. (1) Where the Governor is satisfied unsound minnd. that any person not being a moral defective,
imprisoned for :ny cause m any prison is of unsound mind, or where it is represented to the Governor that any person so imprisoned appears to be of unsound mind the Governor, acting in his descretion, may, byv warrant under his hand, direct that such person l>e removed to such hospital for criminals of unsoubid mind or other mental hospital as the Governor thinks proper, and that he be detained in such hospital until discharged as in this
section is mentioned.
(2) Where any person is detained in any
hospital under the provisions of tiis section, it shall be the duty of the person in charge, if and when hie is satisfied that the person so




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detained is of sound mind, to ertifY eCo!rdingly to the (overnor and to state in his cetificate whether in his opinion the person so detained has been of unsound mind at any time subsequent to the pass. ing of the sentence, and upon receipt of such certificate, the Governor, by warrant under his hand(a) if the term of imprisonment of the
person so detained has expired, slhall direct
that such person be discharged;
(b) if the person so detained still remains
liable to imprisonment or other sentence, may direct that he be removed to the appropriate prison or place to undergo such sentence, or, if not under sentence, to be dealt with according to law, as if no warrant for his removal to
a hospital had been issued:
Provided that if such person is under
sentence of death which lhas not been commuted, such sentence shall not be carried out if the person in charge has certified that the person so detained has been of unsound mind at any time subsequent to the passing of the sentence and in such case thile Governor shall
commute such sentence.
In the proviso to paragraph (b) of this
subsection Governor means the Governor
of the Leeward Islands.
(3) The time during which any person under sentence of imprisonment is detained in any
hospital for criminals of unsound mind or mental hospital shall be reckoned as serve d under such sentence.
388. Notwithstnding anything contained in Moralaefeethis Ordinance, no moral defective who is serving ie is
I"' habitual
a sentence of imprisonment as a habitual criminal criminal not shall be removed to a mental hospital, to be rented
to mental
hospital.
84. When the termn of imprisonment to Inranity at
which a person confined in a hospital for criminals expiration of of unsound mind or other mental hospital is liable sentence. expires while such person is in custody in such hospital, then unless the medical officer in charge




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of the said hospital by writing under his hand, certifies that such person may safely be allowed to be at large, such person shall, t the expiration of his term of imprisonment, be deemed to be a government-aided, patient, and any Magistrate may order that such person be detained in a mental
hospital as a government-aided patient.
Absenceon 35. (t) The Governor acting in his discreparole, tion, on the recommendation of the Medical
Superintendent, may allow any patient confined in a hospital for criminals of unsound mind or mental hospital to be absent from such hospital upon parole for any period which he thinks fit, and imay
at any time grant an extension of such period.
(2) No patient shall be allowed to be absent
on parole under this section unless some person enter into an agreement approved by the Governor
to take charge of him.
Dischargeof 36. (1) The Governor acting in his discrerna oind. tion, may order the discharge, absolutely or conditionally, of any person confined in a hospital for criminals of unsound mind whether recovered or
not:
Provided that where on such discharge, the
Medical Superintendent certifies that such person cannot safely' be allowed to be at large, then immediately upon the discharge, such person shall be deemed to be a go-vernment-aided patient and any Magistrate may order that such person be detained in a mental hospital as a governmentaided patient.
(2) Where, upon the information upon oath
of the senior police officer of any district, it appears to a Magistrate that a condition, subject to which a discharge uder this section was granted, has been broken, such Magistrate may order the person discharged to be conveyed to the hospital from which he was discharged, and there to be detained as if he had not been discharged therefrom, and
may issue his warrant accordingly.
Retaking 87. Any criminal of unsound mind escaping
criminal of
unsound mind. or having escaped from a hospital for criminals of
munsound mind or other mental hospital may at any




No. 1 of 1957. Mental Treatment. 21 ANTIGUA.
time be retaken by any member of the staff of such hospital, or 'any police officer or other peace officer, and any member of the public and conveyed to such hospital, and detained therein as if he had not escaped.
PART VII.
MAINTENANCE OF INSANE PERSONS.
38. (1) In all eases (notwithstanding any Applicution previous order made under this section) the erossn
upremne Court, and in cases where the property of pIroperty for an insane peron is of less value in the whole than maintenance. the sum of four hundred and eighty dollars, or the annual value of such property is less than fortyeight dollars, a Magistrate may, upon the application of any person, make an order as to the application of any property of a person confined under this Ordinance, or the income thereof, in or towards the expenses of the maintenance and support of such person, or in or towards recouping the expenses of his past maintenance and support, or, in case any other person undertakes to pay the expenses of such maintenance and support, or such portion of these expenses as the Court or Magistrate deems reasonable may suspend the making of such order for such time and upon such terms as the Court or Ma-istrate thinks fit. The expenses of such main ienarice and support, or past maintenance and support, shall he in equity a charge upon the real estate of the insane person in the same manner as if he had power to charge, and by writing under his hand had agreed to charge, his real estate therewith.
(2) The application to the Supreme Court shall be by motion or petition in a summary way, or in such other manner as such Court, by a general order made under this Ordinance, directs.
(3) Any application under this section shall be served upon such persons and in such manner as the Court or Magistrate directs.
(4) Whether any order under, this section is made, suspendmtd, or refused, the Court or Magistrate shall make such order as is just as to the




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costs C f the ap)licaut, tand such costs shall be recoverable by distress and sale of the insane person's personal estae, and shall be a charge in equity upon his real estate in the same manner as if he had power to charge, and by writing under his hand had agreed to charge, his real estate
therewith.
Declaring 39. Where, under this Ordinance, the
insane erson Supreme Court or a Magistrate orders the property a tru,;tee.-mgI
of any insane person or the income thereof to be applied in or tow:rds his imaintenanle 'or su)ip)ort, such Court or a\lagistrate niuty declare that such person holds such property or income upon trust to obey the orders (of the (Court orr MIagistrate, and thereupon the C(urt or Magistrate shall have the powers conferred upon the Supreme (Court by L.Is. Act. subsection (2) of section 21 of the Supreme Court 20/199. Act, 1939, so far as regards the care of the real
and personal estates of lunatics and persons of unsound mind held by such lInatics, or persons of unsound mind, upon trust or by way of mortgage.
PART VIII.
OFFENCES IN REFERENCE TO INSANE PERSONS.
Ill-treatment 40. Any superintendent, ohcer, nurse,
of in attendant, servant or other person employ ed in any
person hospital for criminals of unsoun a mind or other
mental hospital who strikes, ill-treats or wilfully neglects any patient confined ii such hospital shall be liable, on summary conviction to a fine of ninety-six dollars, or to imprisonment for- six
nonthls.
Kescue and 41. (1) Any person who rescues any patient
permitting while beino conveyed to or while confined in any escape.
hospital for criminals of unsound or other mental hospital under this Ordinance, and any officer or servant of any such hospital who secretes, or through wilful neglect or connivance permits to escape, any patient confined in any such hospital under this Ordinance, shall be guilty of a misdemeanour and, on conviction thereof on indictment, shall be liable to be imprisoned for a term not
exceeding five years.




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(2) Any officer or servant of any hospital for criminals of uisound mind or other mental hospital who carelessly permits any person confined therein under this Ordinance to escape shall be liable, on sumnary conviction, to a fine of one hundred dollars.
42. Any person who accepts the charge of Offences by an insane person allowed to be absent on parole person in charge of
and who- insane person
(a) neglects to provide such insane per- on parole.
son with suitable lodging, clothing, food, medical attendance when required, or other necessaries, or fails to take proper care of such
insane person; or
(b) refuses to allow such insane person
to be visited by any mnedicd officer of the hospital from which he was liberated on parole or by any (duly authorised medical
practitioner or any Magistrate,
shall be liable, on summary conviction, to at fine of ninety-six dollars, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, and shall forfeit any sum due to him in respect of such insane person.
43. Any person who strikes or ill-treats an Il-treating insane person absent on parole, or who obstructs insane person o" paarole and
any medical officer of the hospital from which any obstructing such insane person was liberated, or any duly visitor.
authorised medical practitioner, or any Magistrate, while visiting or attempting to visit any such insane person, shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine of ninety-six dollars, or to imprisonment for six months.
44. (1) Except in the case of an insane Taking charge person absent on parole, no private person shall of insane person withundertake the care or custody of any insane person out licence. unless he first obtains, in respect of that insane person, a licence under this Ordinance.
(2) Any person acting in contravention of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanour and, on conviction thereof on indictment, shall be liable to a fine not exceeding four hundred and eighty dollars, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years.




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Tli-treatiog 45. Whero Mn) sm person i's confinedI it)
insane person
in licensed anlic nensedl house, I a I ctuee or any tirse, bou! servant or other person employed inl such housee or
by the licensee whto si rikcs, ill-treats, or wilfully neglects such ins~ine p'I'soll 81hall be liable on Summary Conlviction, to a tinle of nlinety-six dollars,
or to imprisons nent for six months.
Obstructing 46. Whoisoever resists or obstructs 'ativ
Melo member of the Bmlrd of Visitors while visiting~ or
Visitors, attempting to visit a1 licensed hn Se hall be liable
onl summnary con victioni to n finw of fifty dollars, or
to imprisonment fr ivee months,
Obstructinig 47. NVhlosoeve.r ob~struicts ainy personT aIctirlir
elecutionl of n
order for in execution of an )irlel' for the leliveryv of all
delvrl o insane iperi'on to a mental hospital or 1licenisedl
ren()V1. oue.,or orthe removal of an Insane lpernon from
a licensed house, shall he able onl summary conviction to a fitie of two hutndred anti forty dollars,
or to imprisonment for six, months.
PAR~T TX.
PROVISIONS EELATiNG TO F IPCEi'TON CAREI ANT)
rREATiMENT AND I )SCHA.Roi; Or PERSONS OF
UNSOUND MINI) ANT) lBE\IOVAL 0 oCAl1 ENTA 1, PATIENTS IN CERTAIN CASES. Power of 48. (II) The Administrator nift on behatlf
Administrator
to inake the Colonly enter inito ain Arrangement with the
Armnoe-t A d millistra tor of anot h~er Cob~ ev u lOfl SUClI term11s trator of andls [I IJect to suchl 0C(ijiolls as they 111iV conlaniother sier appropriate for the reception, treatment and
Colon1y for the tlir nd ishre from~ a' l nit:il hospitad as a receptions, car (i9fag rm
treatment and governuient-aided patient of ain person of unsound care and
discharge of ininld for whose removal -fromu such other Colony a government- removal order has been made. aided mental
patients. (2) Where the Medical Stuperintendent orders
a government-i(Ied patient to be discharged hie shall send a notice in writing of his Intention to discharge the patient to the Administrator who, iii the case of a government-aiided patient from another Colony, slinll forward such notice of di,,charge to the Adininiitrator of tile other Colony who made the order for the removal of the patient
to the mental hospital.




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(3) In this section Administrator of another Colony" means the Administrator of the Colony of Doiminica or the Administrator of the Colony of Saint Christoph're, Nevis and Anguilla or the Administrator of the Colony of Montserrat or the Administrator of the Colony of the Virgin Islands and removal order means an order under the hand of the Administrator of another Colony directing the removal of a person of unsound mind to a mental hospital.
49. (1) Where application is made to the temoval of Medical Supei'irntendent by a relative or friend of a mentalpatient to place
mental patient wlho is not a native of the Colony, outsidethe requiring that thie patient may be removed to a Colony. place outside thie Colony', the Medical Superintendent shall inquire into the circumstances of the case and report thereon to the Governor in Council.
(2) Subject to the provisions of subsection
(3) of this section the GoVernor in Council if satisfied by such report that the removal of the patient as required by the application is likely to be for his benefit and that proper arrangements will be made for his removal and for his reception, care and treatment at his destination, may, by warrant, direct the patient to be delivered to the person named in the warrant and every suclh warrant shall be obeyed by the person or authority having charge of the patient.
(2) No :dien mental patient siall be removed to any country other than the country of which he is a subject and no British mental patient shliall be removed to any country outside the British Commonwealth unless the person making the application shall give security to the satisfaction of the Governor in Council that within such time as may be prescribed by the Governor in Council(a) in the case of an alien, hie will return
to the Island or be conveyed to tire country of
which he is a subject;
(b) in the case of a -Britishi subject, he
will return to the Colonyv or be conveyed to such country within tihe British Cmmonwealth as the Governor in Council may direct.




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(4) A warrant issued under this section shall be suflicie .t authority for the master of any vessel or aircraft to receive and detain a mental patient in such vessel or aircraft andl
to convey him to his destination.
PART X.
TREATMENT OF VOLUNTARY PATIENTS AT AN INSTITUTE (N.
Power to 50. (1) Any person who is desirous of
r. e .irv voluntarily submitting himself to treatment for patient:. mental illness, and who makes a written application for the purpose to the Medical Superintendent, may without being adjudicated a person of unsound miid under this Ordinance or an order issued thereunder be received as a voluntary patient in a mental
hospital within the meaning of this Ordinance.
(2) Any person received as a voluntary
patient under this section may leave the institution upon giving to the Medical Superintendent seventytwo hours' notice in writing of his intention so to do.
Notiue of 51. (1) If a person received as a voluntary
r eeption and
departure on ad patient under section 50 dies in or departs from the voluntary mental hospital, notice of the fact shall,, before the patients asnd expiration of the second day after the day of the provisions a, .
to disoharze death or departure, be sent to the Senior Medical of patients. Officeer by the Medical Superintendent.
(2) If any person received as aforesaid
becomes at any time incapable of expressing himself as, willing or unwilling to continue to receive treatment, he shall not thereafter be retained as a voluntary patient for a longer period than twentyeight days, and shall, if hie has not been previously discharged, be discharged on the expiration of twenty-eight days from the date on which he became incapable of so expressing himself unless in the meantime he has again become capable of so expressitig himself, or steps have been taken to deal with him either as :a ersom of unsound mind or under section 52 as a person who is likely to
benefit by temporary treatment.




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(3) If the Medical Suplerintendent is of opinion that the mental state of any such voluntary patient is such as to render him unfit to remain as a voluntary patient, lie may order the discharge of the patient, or that steps be taken to deal with him either under section 4 as a person who is suspected to be of unsound mind or under section 52 as a person who is likely to benefit by temporary treatment.
52. (1) Subject to the lrovisions of this Provision for section, a personal who is suffering from, mental illness treatment and is likIly to benefit by temporary treatment without built is for the time being incapable of expressing rtificntion of certain
himself as willing or unwilling to receive such persons. treatmenIt may, on a written application duly made in accordance with the provisions of this section but without being adjudicated a person of unsound mind under this Ordinance or an order issued thereunder, be received as, a temporary patient in a mental hospital for the purpose of treatment therein.
(2) An application under this section must be in the form nuinbered 21 in the Schedule, must be made to the Medical Superintendent and must, if possible, be made by the husband or wife, or by a relative of the pcron to whom it relates, or on the request of the husband or wife or, if a relative or guardiani, by a registered medical Ipractitioner whose patient or within whose area the said person then is, and, ii' th a plication is not so made, it shall contain a statement of the reason why it is not so made, of the connection of the applicant with the person to whom it relates and of the circumstances in which he makes the application. i
(3) The application shall be accompanied by a recommnendation in the form numbered 22 in the Schedu le, signed by two registered medical practitioners of whom one shall be the District Medical Officer within whose area the said person then is.
(4) Each of the registered medical praetition ers by whom a recommendatin under this section is to be made shall, before signing the recommendation, examine the person to whom the




ANTIGUA. 28 Mental Treatment. No. 1 of 1957.
recommendation relates either separately or in conjunction with tihe other and shall specify in the recommendation the date on which he so examined the said person and the grounds on which he bases
his recommendation.
(5) A recommendation shall be of no effect
for the purposes of this section if there is a greater interval than five clear days between the dates on which the person to whom the recommendation relates was examined by the two registered medical practitioners respectively and atiy such recil umendation sliall cease to have effect ou the expiration (of fourteen days from the date oil which the person to whom Ohe reconi endation eelates was examined by the two registered medical )practitioners, or if he was examined by those practiti ners on two different dates, on the expiration of fourteen days
from the later of those dates.
(6) Where a person is received as a temporary
patient under this section notice of his reception, together with a coly of the application on which he was received and of the recommendation accompanying the application shall, before the expiration of the second day after the d(lay on which he was received be sent to the Senior Aedical (O)fficer by the Medical Superintendent. The Administrator, acting in his discretion, shall upon the signed request of any person who considers himself to be unjustly detained under such application or recommendation furnish to him or to his authorised representative free of cost a copy of such application or
recommendation.
(7) If a person so received (dies in or departs
from the institution where hie was residing, notice of the fact shall before the expiration of the second day after the day of the death or departure be sent to the Senior Medical Officer by the Medical Superintendent.
(8) Within one month of the reception of any
person received as a teImporary patient under this section he shall be visit by at least two members
of the Visiting Committee.




No. 1 of 1957. Mental Treatment. 29 ANTIGUA.
(9) If after considering any recommendation of such members of the Visiting Comnmittee
concerning anv temporary patient the Medical Superintendent is of opinion that it is proper that the patient should continue to be detained he shall sign a statement to that effect and shall forward the same to the Senior Medical Officer, but if he is of opinion that it is not proper that the patient should continue to be detained he shall, before the expiration of the seventh day after the Iav of the said visit of the members of the Visiting Committee, submit a report to the Senior Medical Officer stating his said opinion, and the grounds on which it is based together with such other observations as he thinks fit.
(10) Subject to the provisions of this section a person received as a temporary patient may Le detained for a period not exceeding six months but shall not be detained as such for any longer period.
(11) If a person who has been received as a temporary patient becomes capable of expressing himself as willing or unwilling to continue to receive treatment, he shall not thereafter be detained for more than twenty-eight days unless in the meantime he has again become incapable of so expressing himself.
(12) Where it is anticipated that a person who is undergoing treatment as a temporary patient under this section will not recover within the period of six months, but his early recovery appears reasonably probable, that period may from time to time be extended for further periods of such length not exceeding three months as may be specified in directions given by the Medical Superintendent upon the application of one of the persons mentioned in subsection (2) of this section provided that such further periods shall in no case exceed six mrionths in all.
(13) The Administrator, acting in his discretion, may on the recommendation of the Medical Superintendent at any time order(a) that any person received as a temVporary patient shall be discharged; or




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(b) that steps shall be taken to deal with him under this Ordinance as a person of
unsound mind.
PART XL
VISITING COMMITTEE.
Establish- 53. (1) There may be established a Visiting
ment, cmposi- Committee of the mental hospital which shall tion, duties
and powers consist of not more than three members, at least of Visiting.
CoVmitt,. one of whom shall be a doctor, to be appointed by
the Governor.
(2) Every member of the Visiting Conmmnittee
shall hold office during the pleasure of the Governor and for a period of two years from the (Late of his appointment, but shall be eligible for re-appointment.
(3) The Governor shall appoint one member
of the Visiting Committee to be Chairman.
Functions of 54. The functions of the Visiting Committee the Visit ingr Committee. shall be(a) to advise the Medical Superintendent in regard to the general administration of the
mental hospital;
(b) to consider, and if necessary make recommendations with regard to improvements in the accommodation, catering arrangements and any other matters connected with the
running of the mental hospital;
(c) to consider any matter which the Governor or the Medical Superintendent may
refer to the Visiting Committee.
Provided that the powers granted under this
section shall not be interpreted to include :any right to enquire into, comment upon, or criticise any technical modes of treatment (f :many mental patient adopted by the Medical Superintendent or other medical practitioner working with or under him at
the mental hospital.
PART XlI.
MISCELLANEOUS.
Prerogative 55. Nothing in this Ordinance shall pI)r
of crown. judice any right or prcer,,tive ,of [ler Majesty, or
of the Gwvernor of tew I eeward islands on behalf
of Her Majesty.




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56. Nothing in this Ordinance shall apply insane
porsomis so
to insane persons so found )by inquisition. found by
inquisition.
57. The Governor in Council may make aegnulations. regulations(a) for the management of mental
hospitals, the admission of patients, the payments to be made in respect of patients, the absence on parole and discharge of patients and any other matter relating to the conduct
and management of mental hospitals;
(b) for the maintenamce and control of
institutions;
(c) for the constitution of a Board of
Visitors for licensed houses in the manner
provided by section 18;
(d) as to the books to be kept by the
licensee of a licensed house, the entries to be made therein, and the retutlis :ind notices to be
furnished and given by such licensee;
(e) for the conduct and management of
hospitals for criminals of unsound mind
(f) generally for carrying into effect the
provisions of this Ordinance.
58. The forms contained in the Schedule Forms. may be used in all.cases to which they are applicable, but no such formn shall in any case be obligatory.
59. The Lunatics Act and the Lunatics Act Rep1l. Amendment Act, 1931 are hereby repealed. L.1s. Act.
Cap. 1 11
8/; 931
60. This Ordinance shall come into opera- Commnenetion on a date to be appointed by the Governor by ment Proclamation published in the gazette.
ALEc LOVELACE,
President.
Passed the Legislative Council this 14th day of December, 1956.
F. A. CLARKE,
Clerk of the Council.




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SCHEDULE.
Form 1.
Th6 Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
Section 4 (1).
Information relating to mental disease.
Antigua.
District
A.B., of informs the undersigned
Magistrate that he has good cause to suspect and believe and does suspect and believe that 1).E. of is
a person of unsound mind with no visible means of support and a proper subject for confinement. Taken and sworn this
day of Informant.
before me,
District Magfayistrate.
Form 2.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
Medical Certificate. Section 4 (6).
Antigua.
I, R.K., a registered medical practitioner hereby certify that I, on the day of personally
examined A.B. of and I hereby certify
that the said A.B. is a person of unsound mind and a proper subject for confinement, and I have formed this opinion upon the following grounds, namely:
1. Facts indicating mental disease observed by myself
(here state the facts).
2. Other facts (if any) indicating mental disease communicated by others (here state the facts and by
whom communicated).




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3. 1 have made enquiries of all persons known to me
who seem likely to be able to give information as to any facts of the previous history of the said A.B. likely to be of service with reference to the medical treatment. The following statement contains all such facts known to me;
Statement.
(If any particulars in this statement are not
known, this is to be stated)..
Name of patient and christian name at length.
Sex and age.
Married, single, or widowed.
Condition of life and previous occupation, if any.
The religious persuasion as far as known.
Previous place of abode.
Whether first attack. :Age (if known) on first attack.
When and where previously under care and treatment.
Duration of existing attack. Supposed cause.
Whether subject to epilepsy.
Whether suicidal.
Whether dangerous to others.
Name and christian name and place of abode of nearest
known relative of the patient and degree of relationship.
(Add any other facts proper to be stated)
(Signed) ILK.
(Place of abode)
Dated this day of




ANTIGUA. 34 Mental Treatment. N. I of 1957.
Form 3.
The Mental Treatment Ordinanoe, 1956.
Section 10(a)
Adjudication of mental disease and committal to mental hospital.
Antigua,
District
A.B. Informant, D.E. Respondent.
(Date)
Whereas on the day of A.B.,
of informed me the undersigned,
Magistrate in and for that he had good
cause to suspect and believe and did suspect and believe that D.E., of was a person of unsound
mind and a proper subject for confinement: And whereas it appears to me that the said D.E. is a person of unsound mind and a proper subject for confinement: And whereas, as required by the abovementioned Ordinance, the medical certificates hereunto annexed of the unsoundness of mind of the said D.E., have been given: And whereas the consent in writing of the Medical Superintendent to receive the said ).E; into the mental hospital has been produced to me: Now, therefore, I do hereby adjudge the said D.E. to be a person of unsound mind and a proper subject for confinement and do hereby order that the said D.E. be detained in the mental hospital subject to the provisions of the abovementioned Ordinance, and the rules and regulations of suchl mental hospital.
District Magistrate.




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Form 4.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 19,56.
Section 10(b)
Adjudication of mental disease and committal to licensed house.
Antigua.
District
A.B. Informant, D.E. Respondent.
(Date)
Whereas on the day of A.B., of
informed me the undersigned, Magis. trate in and for that he had good cause
to suspect and believe, and did suspect and believe D.E., of to be a person
of unsound mind and a proper subject for confinement: And whereas, as required by the abovementioned Ordinance, the medical certificates hereunto annexed of the unsoundness of mind of the said D.E. have been given: And whereas F.G., of has offered to
undertake the care and custody of the said D.E., in his house situate at within the said district and has requested to have a ]icence
granted to him for that purpose: And whereas I am of opinion that the said F.G. is a proper person to have the care and custody of the said D.F., and that his said house is suitable for the reception of the said D.E. : Now. therefore, I do hereby adjudge the said I).E. to be a person of unsound mind and a proper subject for confinement, and I do hereby grant to the said F.G. a licence to receive the said D.E. into his said house and there to have the care and custody of him the said D.1., and I do hereby order that the said D.E., be detained as a person of unsound mind in the said house of the said F.G., in the care and custody of the said F.G, subject to the provisions of the above-mentioned Ordinance.
District Macistrate.




ANTIGUA. 36 Mental Treatment. No. 1 of 1957.
Form 6.
Section 10(c)
The Mental Treatment Ordinane, 1956.
Order of committal of patient with no visible Means of support.
Antigua!
District
A.B. Informant, D.E. Respondent.
(Date)
Whereas on the day of 19
A.B., of informed me the undersigned,
Magistrate in and for that, he had good
cause to suspect and believe and did suspect and believe that D.E. was a patient with no visible means of support and a proper subject for confinement: And whereas, as required by the abovementioned Ordinance, the medical certificates hereunto annexed of the unsoundness of mind of the said D.E: have been given: Now, therefore, I do hereby adjudge the said D.E. to be a patient with no visible means of support and a proper subject for conlirnement, and 1 do hereby order that the said D.E. be detained in the mental hospital as a government-aided patient subject to the provisions of the abovementioned Ordinance.
District Malistrate.
Form 6.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1956,
Section 9.
Adjudication of mental disease and transfer of proceedings.
Antigua.,
District
A.B. Informant, D.E. Respondent.
(Date)
Whereas on the day of 19
A.B. of informed me the undersigned,
Magistrate in and for that lie had good
cause to suspect and believe and did suspect and believe D.E., of to be a person of unsound
mind and a proper subject for confinement: And whereas it appears to me that the said D.E. is a person of unsonnd mind and a proper subject for confinement: And whereas




No. 1 of 1957. Mental Treatment. 37 ANTIGUA.
as required by the abovementioned Ordinance, the medical certificates hereunto annexed of the unsoundness of mind of the said D).E. to be a person of unsound mind and a proper subject for conifinemrnent, and being of opinion that the question of the care and custody of the said D.E. may be more conveniently decided by the Magistrate of district I do hereby order tbat the further proceedings in this matter be had before the Magistrate of the said district
...................
District Magistrate.
Form 7.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1966.
Committal to a licensed house upon an adjudication
by another Magistrate.
Antigua. District
District.
A.B. Informant, I).E. Respondent.
(Date)
Whereas D.E., of was on the
day of by Magistrate
in and for district adjudged to be a person of
unsound mind and a proper subject for confinement, and the further proceedings in the matter of the said mental disease were directed to be had before the Magistrate in and for district And whereas F.G., of
has offered to undertake the care and custody of the said D.E. in his house, situate at within the
said last-mentioned district and has requested to have a licence granted to him for that purpose: And whereas I am of opinion that the said F.G. is a proper person to have the care and custod(ly of the said D.E., and that his said house is suitable for the reception of the said D.E.: Now, therefore, I do hereby grant to the said F.G. a licence to receive the said D.E. into his said house, and there to have the care and custody of him the said ).E. and I do hereby order that the said U.E. be detained as a person of unsound mind in the said house of the said .W, in the care and custody of the said 1.G., subject to the provisions of the abovementioned Ordinance.
District Magistrate.




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Form 8.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
0 Section 15.
Undertaking as to person of unsound mind absent on parole.
(When no payment is to be made, the words between brackets must be omitted)
An Agreement made the day of
between His Honour tihe Administrator of Antigua (hereinafter called the Administrator) of the One Part and C.D). of of the Other Part; Whereas the
said C.D. has requested that E.F. a patient at present confined iu the mental hospital at (hereinafter called, the said mental hospital) may be liberated on parole, and placed in charge of him the said C.1).: And whereas the Medical Superintendent of the said mental hospital (hereinafter called the Medical Superinterdent) has approved of the said E.F. being liberated on parole, and delivered to the said C.D. for the period and subject to the conditions hereinafter appearing, provided that the said C.D. enter into the agreement hereinafter contained: Now these presents witness that in consideration of the premises (and of the payment hereinafter agreed to be made to the said C..D.) it is mutually agreed between the said Administrator and C.D. as follows:1. The said C.D. shall take charge of 'the said patient, and exercise proper care and control over him, and provide him with suitable food, clothing, and other necessaries, and shall allow him to be visited by any member of the Visiting Committee, any duly authorised medical practitioner, or any Magistrate.
- The said C.D. shall answer according to the best of his knowledge, information, and belief any questions put to him by any visitor under this clause, and shall attend and conform to any directions of a medical visitor.
2. The said patient shall remain in the charge of the said C.D. for the period of from the day of the
date of these presents, or for such extended period as mnv he agreed upon with the concurrence of ti Medical Suiperintendent between the Administrator and the said C.D., unless such period or extended period be sooner determined by writing under the hand of tbe Administrator on the advice of the




No. 1 of 1957. ental Treatment. 39 ANTTGVA.
Medical Superintendent. Upon the determination of such
period or extended period the said C.D. shall deliver the patient at the said mental hospital.
(3. Subject to the provisions of the abovementioned Ordinance, the Administrator shall pay the said C.D. at the rate of a month for the time during which
the said patient shall remain in charge of the said C.D. under this agreement.)
In witness whereof the said and C.D.
have hereunito set their hands the day and year first above written.
C.D.
Signed by the said and C.D. in the
presence of X.Y. of,
When the period is extended, a Memorandum to the following effect
may be endorsed upon the statement:It is hereby agreed between His Honour the Administrat,)r of Antigua and the within mentioned C.D. with the advice of the Medical Superintendent that the within mentioned period of be extended till the day
of
C.D.
Form 9.
The M-ental Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
Section 23(1)
Notice by Licensee desiring to be discharged.
Antigna.
To T.M., Magistrate for district
1, E.F., to whom on the day of a
licence was granted by you to receive into my house, situate in one A.B. a patient, and there to
have the care and custody of the said A.B. do hereby give you notice that I desire to be discharged of the care and custody of the said A.B.
Dated this day of E.F.
Witness G.H. of




ANTIGUA. 40 Mental Treatment. No. 1 of 1957.
Form 10.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1666.
Section 24.
Order for removal of person of unsound mind from
licensed house at request of friends.
Antigua.
District
(Date)
Whereas by an order made on the day of
by Magistrate in and for district a
licence was granted to E.F. of in the said
district to receive one A.B., a patient, into his house
situate in the said district, and there to have the care and" custody of the said A.B.: And whereas it appears to me the Magistrate in and for the said district, that the said A.B. is maintained in the said licensed house of the said E.F. at the expense of J.H. and K.L. and that the said J.H. and K.L. are desirous that the said A.B. should be removed from the licensed house of the said E.F. to the house of one Q.R., situate within the said district: And whereas the said Q.R. has applied to me for a licence to enable him to receive the said A.B. at his said house, and there to have the care and custody of the said A.B.: And whereas I am of opinion that the said Q.R. is a proper person to have the care and custody of the said A.B., and that his said house is suitable for the reception of the said A.B. : Now, therefore, I[, the said Magistrate in and for the said district do hereby discharge the
said E.F. of the care and custody of the said A.B., and do hereby order that the said A.B. be removed from the licensed house of the said( E.F. to the said house of the said (Q.I. And I do hereby grant to the said Q.Rt. a licence to receive the said A.B. into his said house, and there to have the care and custody of him the said A.B. And I d(o hereby order that the said A.B. be detained as a patient in the said house of the said Q.It. in the care and custody of the said Q.R. subject to the provisions of the abovemtnentioned Ordinance.




No. 1 of 1957. Mental Treatment. 41 ANTIGUA.
Form 11.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1966.
Section 25.
Complaint of ill-treatment (or neglect) of a person
of unsound mind in a licensed house.
Antigua.
District
of informs ,
Magistrate in and for that A.B., a patient
confined in the licensed house of E.F., situate at is ill-treated (or neglected).
Taken and sworn this day oF Informant.
before me
District Magistrate.
Form 12.
Tie Me'ntal Treaftment Ordinatwe, 1956.
Section 25.
Order for removal on ground of ill-treatment
(or neglect) of a person of unsound mind from a licensed house.
Antigua.
On this day of at
complaint was made to inme for that A.iB., a patient confined in the licensed house of E. F., situate at within imy district as Ma; rarte, i ill-treated (or ieglected) and I, having heard the said coro!,laint. do hereby order that the said E.F. be discharged from the care and custody of the said A.B. and the consent in writing of the Medical Superintendent, having been produced to me, do order that the said A. B. be removed from the said licensed house of the said E. F. to the said mental hospital at
there to be detained as at patient, subject to the rules and regulations of the said mental hospital and to the Provisions of the abovementioned Ordinance.
District Magistrate.




ANTIGUA. 42 2Jiental Treatment. No. I of 1957.
Form 13.
7The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 19,56.
Section 25.
Warrant for the removal of a person of
unsound mind from a licensed house.
Antigua.
District
To T.S. W.V., Y.Z. and
To Q. R.
Whereas by an order made on the day of
by me the undersignuer Magistrate in and for I did order that A. B. a patient confined in the licensed house of E. F.. situate at be removed from
tire said licensed house of the said E. F. to the house of you the above-named Q. R., situate at in the said
district : These are, therefore, to authorise you the said
T.S., W. V. and Y. Z., or any or either of you, to remove the said A. B. from the said licensed house of the said E. F., and him to deliver to you the said Q. R. at the said house of you the said Q. R. where you the said Q. R. are to receive and have the care and custody of the said A. B.: And for so doing this this shall be your warrant: And if required in this behalf by yoU, or any of you, all constables, peace officers, and all other er Majesty's subjects are to be aiding and assisting in the execution of this warrant.
Given under my band this day of
District Magistrate.
Form 14.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
Section 26.
Order for the release of a patient from a licensed house. Antigua.
District.
On this day vf at
complaint was made before me, the undersigned Magistrate in and for I that A. 13., a patient confined in
the licensed house of E. F., situate at in the
said district is no longer a proper subject for
confinembnt, and it appearing to me, having heard the said complaint, that the said A.B. is no longer a proper subject for confinement, I. do hereby discharge the said E. F. of the care and custody of the said A. B. and do hereby order him the said K F. to release the said A. B., and him the said A. B. to suffer to go at large whithersoever he will.
District Magistrate.




No. 1 of 1957. Mental Treatment. 43 ANTIGUA.
Form 15.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
Section 30.
Interim Order by a Magistrate after notice of appeal.
Antigua.
(This Order may be written at the foot of the Order to which it relates)
Whereas the abovenamed i). E. has duly given notice of appeal against the above order: And whereas under the circumstances of the case it appears to me to be fit mand proper to suspei d the executl ti )f the above order for the time and subject to the conition hereinafter mentioned: Now, therefore, I do order that the above order be suspended until the appeal against it of the said D. E. is heard and determined or is deemed to be abandoned: Provided that this suspenIsion is subject to the folk wing condition, namely that the said D. E. do reside with his uncle P. K. int) the village of and in
case the said I). E. shall (ease so to reside, this order of suspension shall become void, and the above order shall revive and be of full force and effect.
)istric Alaqistrate.
Form 16.
Tt MJnI lal Treatmen t Ordiwace,. 195;.
Order for re-committal of criminal of unsound mind. Antigua.
District
A. D. 0., Informant, D. E., Respondent.
(Date)
Whereas on the day of governorr
did onter that C. D. a criminald of unsound mind confined in the hospital for criminals of unsound mind at in the Colony of Antigua, should be discharged from such hospital, subject to the condition that before the day oF the said C. 1). should not at any
time be within the CitY of Saint John or within three miles of any part of the boundaries thereofi: And whereas information upon oath has been laid before me by b. P. O. of Police in the of ,that
the abovementioned condition has been broken: Now, having heard the said information I do adjudge that the said condition has been broken, and do order that the said I). E. be conveyed to the said hospital for criminals of unsound mind at Sand there detained as if he had not been discharged therefrom.
Darict Manistrate,




ANTIGUA. -14 Mental Treatment. No. 1 of 1957.
Form 17.
The Mfental Treatment Ordin ance, 1956.
Section 36 (2).
Warrant for re-committal of a criminal of unsound mind.
Antigua.
District
A.B. Informant, D.E. Respondent.
(Date)
To all Constables and to W. P. Superintendent of the
hospital for criminals of unsound mind at
Whereas by an order dated the day of
and made by Magistrate in and for
it is ordered that D.E. be conveyed to the hospital for criminals of unsound mind at and there detained
as if he had not been discharged therefrom: These are,
therefore, to authorise and require you the said constables, or any of you, to arrest the said D. E. and convey him to the said hospital for criminals of unsound mind at and there to deliver him to W. P. the Superintendent of the said hospital. And for so doing, this shall be your warrant. And you the said W. P. are to receive the said D. E. into your custody, and him safely to keep in the said hospital for criminals of unsound mind at
as if ie had not been discharged therefrom.
Given under my hand this day of 19
District Maistrate.




No. 1 of l957. Mental Treatment. 45 ANTIGUA.
Form 18.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
Section 38.
Order of Magistrate for application of income of insane
person's real estate towards his maintenance,
Antigua,
District
In the matter of A. B., a person of unsound mind.
(Date)
Upon the application of S. L. C. Superintendent of the mental hospital at it appearing to me that
A. B. has since the day of been maintained,
and that he is still inaintained, at the said mental hospital 'as a patient, and that he is entitled to certain houses situate at in district and now let
to at rents amounting in the aggregate to
the sum of ($45) per annum, and that the total annual value of such houses is less than $48, and that the said A. B. is possessed of no other property; and it also appearing to me that the expenses of the past maintenance and support of the said A.B. in the said mental hospital at exceed the amount of the rents in arrears of the said houses, and that the yearly expenses of his future maintenance and support will exceed the yearly rents which will accrue to the said A. B.: Now, therefore, I do order that the said rents in arrear be applied in discharge of the past maintenance and support of him the said A. B., and that the. said rents hereafter to accrue be applied in payment of the expenses of the future maintenance and support of the said A. B. so long as he lives and continues to be an inmate of the said mental hospital at atid do declare that the said A. B. holds the said property aid the right to receive the said rents accrued, or hereafter to accrue, on trust to obey this order, and accordingly I do order that the right to sue for and recover the said rents in arrear and the rents that shall accrue, vest in the said S. L. C., and any unapplied surplus in the hands of the said S L. C. upon the discharge of the said A. B. from the said hospital or upon his death is to be held upon trust for the said A. B., his executors, administrators, and assigns.
District Magistrate.




ANTIGUA, 46 Mental Treatrent. No. I of 1957,
Form' 19.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
Section 38.
Order for sale of insane person's real estate, and
application of proceeds for his maintenance.
District
In the matter of A. B., a person of unsound mind.
(Date)
Upon the application of Medical
Superintendent of the mental hospital ,it appearing to me, Magistrate in and for
that A.B. has since the day of been
maintained and he still is maintained in the mental hospital at as a government-aided patient, and
that he is seised of an estate in fee simple in possession of one undivided moiety of and in a certain cottage, premises, and plantation with the appurtenances situate at to the other undivided moiety of which E.F., of is entitled for an estate in fee simple in possession, and that the value of the said undivided moiety of the said A. B. is less than the sum of $480, and that the said A. B. is possessed of no other property; and it also appearing to me that the expenses of the past maintenance and support of the said A. B. in the said hospital from the said day of
to the day of amount to the sum
of ($200). And the ssid E. F. offering to purchase. the said undivided moiety of the said A. B. for the sum of ($400). And I being of opinion that the said offer of the said E. F. is fair and reasonable, and that it is expedient to accept the same, do order that the same be accepted aud carried into effect, and do declare that the said A. B. holds the said undivided moiety upon trust to obey this order. And the said E. F. having paid the said sum of ($4)0) to the said S. L. C and the said S. L. C. undertaking to apply the surn of ($200), part thereof in payment of the expenses of the past maintenance and support of the said A. B. from the said day of to the
said day of from time to time to apply the
sum of ($200) residue of the said sum of ($400) in or towards tie expenses of the maintenance and support of the said A. B. from the last mentioned day, and upon the discharge from the said hospital or death of the said A. B., to hold any unapplied surplus in his hands upon trust for the said A B., his executors, administrators, or assigns, I do order that the said undivided moiety of the said A. B. of and in the said cottage, premises, and plantation, with the appurtenances, do vest in the said E. F. his heirs and assigns for all the estate and interest which the said A.B. has therein. District Magistrate.
Distict agisrate




No. 1 of 1957. Mental Treatment. 47 ANTIGUA.
Form 20.
The Mental Treatmhnent Ordinance. 1956.
Section 50.
Admission as a voluntary patient. Antigua.
I wish to be admitted to the mental hospital, Antigua, as a voluntary patient for treatment. I understand that I can leave the hospital by giving seventy-two hours' notice of my intention to do so.
...... ...................... ......... Signature
D ate...................
................................. Witness
I give my consent to undergoing physical treatment.
........................................Signature
(If a minor)
I give my consent for him/her to undergo physical treatment.
................................ .... Signature of
parent or. guardian.
Form 21.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
Section 52 (2)
Form of application for reception of a temporary patient. Antigua.
1. I am a registered medical practitioner residing at The said is now my
patient/is now in my district and I make this application at the request of who is related to the said
in the following minanner: Or
I am not related to the.said The
reasons why this application is not made by a relative of the said and my connection with him, and
the circumstances under which I make this application, are as follows:
2. Annexed hereto is a recommendation for the temporary treatment of the said signed by
To the Medical Superintendent Mental Hospital, (Signed)
Antigua. Dated




ANTIGUA. 48 Mental Trea 'ment, No. I of 1957.
Form 22.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1958.
Section 52 (3)
Form of recommendation for temporary patient. Antigua.
Recommendation for the temporary treatment of of
I, of hereby declare that:1. I am the Government Medical Officer of district
and I am not the usual medical attendant of the abovenamed.
2. I examined the said on the day of
* 3. I have formed the conclusions stated below on the following grounds, viz:I of hereby declare
that:1. I am a registered medical practitioner in the Colony and am (am not) the usual medical attendant of the abovenamed.
2. I examined the above-mentioned on the
day of
* 3. I have formed the conclusions stated below on the following grounds, viz:1. The said
(i) is suffering from mental illness;
(ii) is likely to benefit by temporary treatment; (iii) is for the time being incapable of expressing himself as willing or unwilling to receive such treatment.
2. It is expedient with a view to the said
's recovery that he should be received into for a period not exceeding six
months.
(Signed)
Medical Qualifications Date
(Signed)
Medical Qualifications. Date
* A person in specifying the grounds on which his conclusions are based, must carefully distinguish between statements of fact which are based upon his own observations and statements of fact which are based upon communications made to himni by others.




No. 1 of 1957. Mental Treatment. 49 ANTIGUA.
Form 238.
The Menttal Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
Agreement to bring a patient discharged on
parole for medical examination.
In accordance with section of the Mntal Treatment Ordinance, 1956, I of agree
to bring on 19 of
who is to be discharged on parole for a period of weeks/months, to the Medical Superintendent, and failing this to send him a medical certificate signed by two registered medical practitioners stating that
may safely be permitted to be at large.
The Medical Superintendent .....................................Signature
The M ental Hospital, ........................................W itness
Antigua.
Printed at the Government Printing Office. Antigua, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLACKAAN, Government Printer.--By Authority.
1957.
A. 47/177-,670-8.57 [Price 60 conts.]




THE FACTORIES ORDINANCE, 1957.
No. 12 of 1957.
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.
PRELIMINARY
1. Short Title
2. Meaning of Factory"
3. Interpretation
PART I
APPLICATION OF ORDINANCE.
4. General application
5. Application to factories belonging to Government
6. Application of Specific Provisions
7. Responsibility where part of building is separate factory
PART II.
HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE.
8. Health
9. Safety
10. Welfare
11. Special Protective Measutres
PART Ill.
MISCELLANEOUS.
12. Notice of occupation of factory, and use of mechanical power 13. Notices, Records, etc. 14. Protection of Outworkers 15. Duties of persons employed 16, Prohibition of deductions from wages
PART IV.
ADMINISTRATION.
17. Appointment of Inspector and other officers 18. Powers of Inspector 19. Certificate, of appointment of Inspector 20. Duty to furnish means for Inspector 21. Penalty for disclosure of trade secrets 22. Issue and revocation of certificates 23. Provisions as to Regulations and Orders made tinder this
Ordinance
PART V,
OFFENCES, PENALTIES AND LEGAL PROCEEDINGS.
24. Offences
g5. Provisions regarding continuing offense.




PART V.-(cant'd).
26). Fines for offences for which no express penalty provided 27. Power to make Regulations to include power to prescribe penalties
for otfences against Regulations.
28. Power of court to order cause of contravention to be remedied. 29. Fines in case of death or injury 30. Fine for offense by parent 31. Forgery of certificates, false entries, and false declarations 32. Penalty for )ersons actually committing offence for which
occupier is liable
33. Penalty for obstruction, etc. 34. Power of occupier or owner to exempt himself from liability on
conviction of the actual offender
35. Proceedings against persons other than occupiers or owners 36. Owner of machine liable in certain cases instead of occupier 37. Prosecution of offences and recovery and application of fines 38. Special provisions as to evidence 39. Service and sending of documents, etc. 40. Certificates of birth 41. Power of court to modify agreements 42. Power of court to apportion expenses 43. Revocation of declaration and repeal 2/1947 44. Commencement and Saving
FIRST SCHEDULE-Interpretation of expression "factory"
SECOND SCHEDULE-Particulars to be submitted by occupier or intending occupier of a factory.




1o. 12 of 1957. Factorfes A GrMA.
[L.S.]
[ ASSENT,
A. T. WILLIAMS,
Governor.
13th August, 1957.
ANTIGUA,
No. 12 of 1957.
An Ordinance to provide for the regulation of the
conditions of employment in factories and other places as regards the health, safety and welfare of persons employed therein, for the safety and inspection of certain plant and imachinery, and for purposes incidental to, or
connected with the matters aforesaid.
[By Proclamation] commence.
ment.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony of Antigua.
Preliminary.
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Fac- Shorttitle. tories Ordinance, 1957.
2. Factory in this Ordinance means any Meaning.of premises included in the First Schedule. "factory"
8. (1) In this Ordinance and in any regula- Interpreta. tions or orders made thereunder, unless the context tion, otherwise requires"air receiver" means(a) any vessel (other than a pipe or




ANTIGUA. 2 -aNoroes, o. 12 of 1957.
coil, or an accessory, fitting or part of a compressor) for containing compressed air and connected with an air compressing plant, or
(b) any fixed vessel for containing compressed air or compressed exhaust gases and used for the purpose of starting an internal combustion engine, or
(c) any fixed or portable vessel (not being part of a spraying pistol) used for the purpose of spraying by means of compressed air any paint, varnish, lacquer or similar material, or
(d) any vessel in which oil is stored and from which it is forced by compressed air;
"bodily injury includes injury to health;
"building operation" means the construction, structural alteration, repair or maintenance of a building (including repointing, re-decoration and external cleaning of the structure), the demolition of a building, and the preparation for, and laying the foundation of, an intended building, but does not include any operation which is a work of engineering construction within the meaning of this Ordinance;
"class or description ", in relation to factories, includes a group of factories described by reference to locality;
"contravention" includes in relation to any provision a failure to comply with the provision and the expression "contravene" shall be construed accordingly;
"driving-belt" includes any driving strap or rope;
" fume" includes gas or vapour:
"harbour" includes harbours properly so called, whether natural or artificial, piers, jetties and other works in or at which ships can obtain shelter, or ship or unship goods or passengers;




iof 1957, Yo'e,~ANTIGUA.,
"Inspector" means a factory inspector appointed under this OrdinAnce;
"machinery" includes any driving-belt;
"maintained" means maintained in an efficient state, in efficient working order, and in
good repair;
mine includes any place, excavation or
working whereon, wherein, or whereby any operation in connection with mining is carried on, but does not include U
quarry;
owner means the person for the time being
receiving the rents or profits of the premises in connection with which the word is used, whether on his own account or as agent or trustee for any other person, or who would so receive the
same if the premises were let;
"parent" means a parent or guardian of, or
person having the legal custody of, or the control over a child or young person, and includes in relation to any child or young person, any person having direct
benefit from his wages;
" prime mover" means every engine, motor
or other appliance which provides mechanical energy derived from steam, water, wind, electricity, the combustion of fuel
or other source;
"process" includes the use of any locomotive;
quarry means any excavation for the purpose of mining stone, Plate, granite or other igneous or metamorphic rocks, quartz, marble, flint, chalk, gravel, sand, clay or gypsum, together with all buildings, erections, plnt, machinery, railways, appliances, stores, waste heaps and dumps
belonging or appertaining thereto;
"railway" means any railway used for the
carriage of passengers or goods and includes any works of the railway company
connected with the railway;




ANTIGUA. 4 Patories. No. 1 of 1957.
"salt works" means any works in which the extraction of salt from brine is carried on or in which salt is produced by refining rock salt by its dissolution at the place of deposit or otherwise;
"sanitary conveniences i n c 1 u d e s urinals, water-closets, earthelosets, privies, ashpits, and any similar convenience;
"Schedule" means Schedule to this Ordinance;
"section means section of this Ordinance;
"steam boiler" means any closed vessel in which for any purpose steam is generated under pressure greater than atmospheric pressure and includes any economiser used to heat water being fed to any such
vessel, and any superheater used for
heating steam;
"steam container" means any vessel (other than a steam pipe or coil) constructed with a permanent outlet into the atmosphere or into a space where the pressure does not exceed atmospheric pressure, and through which steam is passed at atmospheric pressure, or at approximately that pressure, for the purpose of heating, boiling, drying, evaporating or other similar purpose;
"steam receiver" means any vessel or apparatus (other than a steam boiler, steam container, a steam pipe or coil, or a part of a prime mover) used for containing steam under pressure greater than atmospheric pressure;
" stone" includes all kinds of limestone, sandstone, calcareous sandstone or basalt;
"tenement factory" means any premises
where mechanical power from any prime mover within the close or curtilage of the premises is distributed for use in manufacturing processes to different parts of the same premises occupied by different persons in such manner that those parts constitute in law separate factories;




No. 12 of 1957. Factories. 5 ANTi
"transmiission machinery means every shaft,
wheel, drum, pulley, system of fast and loose pulleys, coupling, clutch, drivingbelt or other device by which the motion of a prime mover is transmitted to or
received by any machine or appliance;
woman means a woman who has attained
the age of eighteen;
"work of engineering construction" means the
construction of any railway line or siding otherwise than upon an existing railway, and the construction, structural alteration or repair (including re-pointing and repainting) or the demolition of any dock, harbour, bridge, viaduct. waterworks, reservoir, pipe-line, aqueduct, sewer, sewage works, or gasholder, except where carried out upon a railway and shall include such other works as may be specified by regulations made by the Governor in Council;
"young person means a person who has
attained the age of fourteen and has not
attained the age of eighteen.
(2) A woman, young person, or child who works in a factory, whether for wages or not, either in a process or in cleaning any part of the factory used for any process, or in cleaning or oiling any part of the machinery or plant, or in any other kind of work whatsoever incidental to or connected with the process, or connected with the article made or otherwise the subject of the process therein, shall, save as is otherwise provided by this Ordinance, be deemed to be employed therein for the purposes of this Ordinance or of any proceedings thereunder.
(3) A young person who works in a factory, whether for wages or not, in collecting, carrying or delivering goods, carrying messages or running errands shall be deemed to be employed in the factory for the purposes of this Ordinancq or of any proceedings thereunder,




ANTiqUA. 6 Factories. No. 2 of 1957.
(4) For the purposes of this Ordinance, an
apprentice shall be deemed to be a person employed.
PART 1.
APPLICATION OF ORDINANCE. General appli- 4. Save as in this Ordinance otherwise cation. expressly provided, the provisions of this Ordinance
shall apply only to factories as defined by this Ordinance, but shall, except where the contrary
intention appears, apply to all such factories.
Application (1) This Ordinance shall apply to factofactoris tories belonging to or in the occupation of Her belonging to
Government,. Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom or
the Government of the Colony and to building operations and works of engineering construction undertaken by or on behalf of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom or the Government of the Colony; but in the case of any public emergency the Governor may, by order, to the extent and during the period named in the order exempt from this Ordinance tiny factory belonging to Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom or the Government of the Colony or any building operations or works of engineering construction undertaken by or on behalf of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom or the Government of the Colony or any factory in respect of work which is being done on behalf of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom
or the Government of the Colony.
(2) In this section"Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom" includes any department thereof; and "Government of the Colony"
includes any department thereof.
Application of 6. The Governor in Council may by order specific provi- declare that the provisi',)ns of certain sections shall os, be applicable to tenement factories, electrical stations, premises in which steam boilers are used, premises in which hoists and lifts tire used, institutions, docks, wharves, quays (including any warehouses in connection with the same) and other warehouses, ships on which work is being carried out in harbour or wet dock, building operations,
works of engineering construction,




No. 12 of 1957. Factories. 7 INTIGUA.
7. Where a part of a building is let as a Responsibility separate factory the Governor in Council may by whore part of building is
order declare w which sections of the Ordinance are to separate be the rer.,ponsibility of the owner of the building factory. and which the responsibility of the occupier of the factory.
PART II.
HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE.
8. (1) The occupier of every factory shall- He<h.
(a) keep the factory in a clean state;
(b) not permit the factory to be overcrowded;
(c) maintain a reasonable temperature in
the factory;
(d) secure adequate ventilation in the
factory;
(e) provide suitable and sufficient lighting
therein;
(f) provide effective means for draining
floors;
(q) provide suitable and sufficient sanitary
conveniences for the use of the persons employed in the factory.
(2) The Governor in Council may make
regulations prescribing the standards to be achieved with respect to any of the above obligations and the methods of attaining them.
(3) (a) The Governor in Council may make orders prohibiting the employment of any young person in a factory after a prescribed period of time, bein"' not less than seven days, unless he has been examined by a duly qualified medical practitioner and certified by him to be fit for that employment.
(b) Such orders may apply to all factories
or to prescribed classes or descriptions of factories and to all young persons or to prescribed classes and descriptions of young
persons,
(c) Such orders may also prescribe the
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(4) The Governor in Council may make
regulations requiring arrangements to be made for
medical supervision in any factory.
safety. 9. (1) For the purpose of securing the
safety of persons employed in or performing any duty in a factory the following provisions shall
apply to every factory:(a) there shall so far as is reasonably practicable be provided and maintained safe means of access to every place at which any
person has at any time to work;
(b) adequate measures shall be taken for the prevention of fire in every factory and the provision of adequate means of escape irf case
of fire for the persons employed therein;
(c) where in any factory explosive or inflammable dust, gas, vapour or substance are present, precautions shall be taken in order to reduce the risk of fire or explosion to a
minimum;
(d) all machinery used and every part thereof which is in use in any factory shall be made safe to all persons employed or working in the factory. For this purpose the word
"machinery shall be deemed to include(i) every machine and every part thereof;
(ii) prime movers and every part thereof; and
(iii) transmission machinery including every shaft, wheel, drum, pulley, system of fast and loose pulleys, driving-belt or chain, couplings, clutch or other device by which the motion of a prime mover is transmitted to or received by any machinery or appliance;
(e) every Nteam boiler, steam container, steam receiver, air receiver, gas holder or other pressure vessel used in any factory shall be operated and maintained in such a manner as to be safe to persons employed or working in
the factory;




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(f) all chains, ropes and lifting tackle,
cranes and other lifting machines, hoists and lifts used in any factory shall be operated and maintained in such manner as to be safe to
persons employed in the factory;
(y) all floors, steps, stairs, passages and
gangways shall he of sound construction and propt'rly min gained and every part of the ways, works, nuschinery or plant used in the factory shall be in such a condition or so constructed, or so placed that it can be used
without risk of bodily injury.
(2) (a) Every steam boiler in a factory and Steam boilers. all its fittings and attachimenits shall be examined thoroughly by a competent person at least once in every period of fourteen months and also after any extensive repairs.
(b) Any examination in accordance with
the requirements of the last foregoing subsection shall consist, in the first plhce, of an examination of the boiler when it is cold and the interior and exterior have been prepared in the prescribed manner, and, secondly, of an examination when it is under normal steam pressure; the examination under steam pressure shall be made on the first occasion when steam is raised after the examination of the boiler when cold, or as soon as possible thereafter; and the person making the examination shall see that the safety valve is so adjusted as to prevent the boiler being worked at a pressure greater than the maximum permissible working
p ressure.
( k) A -erIi ca e o io reIt e very suct
examination ii the prescribed form shall be sent to the Labour Comnmissionier within twenty eight days of the completion of the examination.
For the purposes of this paragraph and the
succeeding provision, of this subsection relating to certificates., the examination of a holler when; it is cold and its examination when it is under steam pressure shall be treated as separate




XNTIGUA 0 Paclories. No. 12 of 1957(d) No steam boiler which has been previously used shall be taken into use in any factory for the first time in that factory until it has been examined in accordance with the foregoing paragraphs and a certificate in the prescribed form sent to the Labour Commissioner.
(e) No new steam boiler shall be taken into use unless there has been obtained from the manufacturer of the boiler or from a competent person a certificate specifying the maximum permissible working pressure thereof, such certificate to be sent to the Labour Commissioner.
(f) For the purposes of this section the expression maximum permissible working pressure" means in the case of a new steam boiler that specified in the certificate referred to in paragraph (e) of this subsection and in the case of a steam boiler which has been examined in accordance with the provisions of this subsection that specified in the certificate of the
result of the last examination.
(9) The Labour Commissioner may by certificate except from any of the provisions of this subsection any class or type oi steam boiler to which he is satisfied that such provision cannot reasonably be applied. Any such exception may be unqualified or may be subject to such conditions as may be contained in the
certificate.
(3) The Governor in C o u n c iI may make
Regulations prescribing the standards to be achieved in respect of any of the above obligations and the
methods of attaining them.
(4) If on complaint by an inspector a magistrate is satisfied that any part of the ways, works, machinery or plant used in a factory is dangerous or cannot be used without danger, or that any process or work ini a factory is carried on in such a manmer as to bo dangerous the magistrate may by order probiuit the use of the factory or part thereof or of the machinery or plant either absolutely or
uatil the danger is remedied.




NTo. 12 of 1957. Factories. 11 ANTIGUA.
(5) Where it appears to the Governor in Council that, in view of the number and nature of accidents occurring in any factory or class or description of factory, special provision ought to be made at that factory, or at factories of that class or description to secure the safety of persons employed therein, be may make Regulations requiring the occupier to make such provision by arrangements for special supervision in regard to ;afety, investigation of the circumstances and causes of accidents, and otherwise as may be specified in the Regulations.
10. (1) The Governor in Council may make Wlfare. Regulations requiring such steps to be taken in connection with securing the welfare of persons employed in any factory as may be specified in such Regulations. Such Regulations(a) may be made for any particular factory, or for factories of any class or description, or for any class of persons employed in any
factory;
(b) may in particular require(i) the provision of an adequate supply of wholesome dr in k i n g water;
(ii) the provision of washing facilities;
(iii) the provision of accommodation for clothing not worn during working hours and for drying such clothing;
(iv) the provision for the use of employed persons of suitable facilities for sitting during the course of their employment;
(v) the provision and maintenance so as to be readily accessible of a first-aid- box, or first-aid equipment;
(vi) the provision and maintenance of such other arrangements as appear to him to be necessary, including canteens, messroms, rest rooms, welfare supervision,




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(2) l e governor in Council may make Regulations precribing the standards to be achieved in respect of the above provisions and the methods of
attaining them.
Special Pro- 11. (1) The Governor in Council may make tective me R~egulations prescribing the measures to be taken to
protect th, persons employed against the inhalation of any dust, fumes or other impurities likely to be
injurious or offensive to persons employed.
(2) (a) No persons shall be permitted to partake of food or drink in any room where any lead, arsenic or other poisonous substance
is used.
(b) The Governor in Council may by order prohibit the taking of meals in iny room where he is satisfied that it nmayv be undesirable or injurious to health to take meals in such
rooms.
(c) Suitable provision shall be made for enabling persons employed in any such room
to take their meals elsewhere in the factory.
(3) The Governor in Council may by order
specify any process which involves a special risk of injury to the eyes and may require the provision of suitable goggles or effective screens to protect the
eyes of the persons employed in that process.
(4) Where in any factory workers are employed in any process involving exposure to wet or to any injurious or offensive substance the Governor in Council minay by order require the provision and mainteinmce of suitable pro tecti e clothing and appliances including whero necessary, suitable gloves, footwear, goggles and head coverings for the
use of such workers.
(5) (a) No person shall use white phosphorusi in the manufacture of matches.
(b) For the purpose of this part of tihe Ordinaie, the expression white phosphorus '"
means the substance usually known as white or
fellow phosphorus.




(0) The Governor in Council may make Regt' lations to secure the health and welfare of workers employed in any factory in which atmospheric humidity is artificially produced by steaming or other means in connection with any textile process.
(7) The Governor in Council may make Regulations prohibiting or restricting the carrying on of work in any underground room, and may prescribe the standards of construction, height, light, ventilation, any hygienic conditions and the means of escape in case of fire to be provided in any such workroomin whichworkis permitted to be carried on.
(8) In every laundry effective steps shall be taken to regulate the temperature in every ironing room and to carry away the steam in every washhouse and all stoves for heating irons shall be so separated from any ironing room or ironing table as to protect the workers from the heat thereof.
(9) The Governor in Council may manke Regulations prescribing the maximum weights which may be lifted, carried or moved by persons employed in factories:and any such Regulations may prescribe different weights in different circumstances, and may relate either to persons generally or to any class of persons, or to persons employed in any class or description of factory or in any process.
(10) (a) Where the Governor in Council is satisfied that any manufacture, machinery, plant, equipment, appliance, process or description of manual labour used in factories is of such a nature as to cause risk of bodily injury or to be offensive to the persons employed, or any class of those persons he mayv. subject to the provisions of this Ordinance, make such special Regulations as appear to him to be reasonably practicable and to meet the necessity of the case.
(b) Such Regulations may prohibit or restrict the employment of all persons or any class of persons in circumstances specified in the Regulations, may prohibit, limit or control the use of any material or process and may apply to all factories or to any specific class or description of such factories, may provide for exemption in prescribed circumstances




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and may impose obligations on owners of factories, employed persons and other persons,
as well as on the occupiers of factories.
PART 111.
MISCELLANEOUS.
Notice of 12. Every person shall, not less than one
occupation month before he begins or continues after the cornof factory,
and us e of rnencement of this Ordinance to occupy, or to use mechanical premises as, a factory, serve on the Labour power. Commissioner a written notice stating the particulars
prescribed in the Second Schedule, and if lie fails to do so, he shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars or ten dollars for each day since the expiration of the month aforesaid, whichever is the greater or to imprisonment for a term
not exceeding two months.
Notices, '13. The Governor in Council may by RiegRecords, etc. ulations require(a) such notices to be posted in any factory;
(b) s Lch registers and records to be kept;
(c) such returns of persons employed to be submittedas may appear to him to be necessary.
Protection of 14. The Governor in Council may make ontworkers. Regulations to facilitate the protection of persons
employed outside a factory by the occupier of the
factory in the business of the factory.
Duties of per- 15. (1) No person employed in a factory or
sosemploy. in any other place to which any provisions of this ed. Ordinance apply shall wilfully interfere with or
misuse any means, appliance, convenience or other thing provided in pursuance of this Ordlinance for securing the health, safety or welfare of the persons employed in the factory or place, and where any means or appliance for securing health or safety is provided for the use of any such person under this Ordinance, he shall use the
means or appliance.




1 o. 12 of 195 7. Paetoil es 15) ANTIGUM.
(2) No, person employed in a factory or in any other place to which any provisions of this Ordinance apply shall wilfully and without reasonable cause do anything likely to endanger himself or others.
16. The occupier of a factory shall not in Prohibition of respect of anything to be done or provided by him fdromtjos, in pursuance of this Ordinance, make any deduction from the sum contracted to be paid by him to any person employed or receive or allow any person in his employment to receive any payment from any such person.
PART IV.
ADMINISTRATION.
17. (1) The Labour Commissioner shall he Appointinmnt responsible for the administration of this Ordi- of 1nt'peftor
anid other
nance, except insofar as the (Governor in Council oic,. may impose certain duties on other Government officers.
(2) The Governor may, by notice published in the Gazette, appoint fit and proper persons to be Inspectors for the purposes of this Ordinance and may, by a like notice, revoke any such appointment.
(3) Notwithstanding the, provisions of subsection (1) of this section the Labour Commissioner may at any time that he thinks fit exercise all or anty of the functions and powers of an Inspector for the purposes of this Ordinance.
18. (1) An Inspector shall, for the purpose Powers of of the execution of this Ordinance, have power to Inpectors. do all or any of the following things, that is to say
(a) to enter, inspect and examine, by day
or by night, a factory, and every part thereof, when he has reasonable cause to believe that any person is employed therein, and to enter, inspect and examine by day, any place which he has reasonable cause to believe to be a factory and any part of any building of which a factory forms part andl in which he has reasonable cause to believe that explosive or highly
inflammable materials are stored or used;




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(b) to take with him a police officer if he has reasonable cause to apprehend any serious
obstruction in the execution of his duty;
(c) to require the production of the regis. ters, certificates, notices and documents, directed to be kept in pursuance of this Ordinance and to inspect,,examine and copy
any of them;
(d) to make s u ch examination and inquiry as may be necessary to ascertain whether the provisions of this Ordinance are complied with, so far as respects a factory, and
any persons employed in a factory;
(e) to require any person whom he finds in a factory to give such information as it is in his power to give as to who is the occupier
of the factory;
(T) to examine, either alone or in the presence of any other person, as he thinks fit, with respect to matters under this Ordinance, every person whom he finds in a factory or whom he has reasonable cause to believe to be or to have been within the preceding three months employed in a factory, and to require every such person to be so examined and to sign a declaration of the truth of the matters respecting which he is so examined; so, however, that no one shall be required utinder this provision to answer any question or to give any evidence tending to incriminate himself;
(q) in the case of an Inspector who is a duly qualified medical practitioner, to carry out such medical examinations as may be necessary for the purposes of his duties under
this Ordinance;
(h) to exercise such other powers as may be necessary for carrying this Ordinance into
effect.
(2) An Inspector if so auhorised in writing
by the Labour Commissioner may, although he is not a qualified legal practitioner prosecute, conduct Or defend in any legal proceedings arising under this Oydinance or in the discharge of his duties as
an Inspector.




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(3) Where an Inspector is of opinion that the employment of any young person in a factory or in any particular process or kind of work in a factory is prejudicial to his health or the health of other persons, he may serve written notice thereof on the occupier of the factory requiring that the employ. ment of that young person in the factory or in the process or kind of work, as the case may be, be discontinued after the period named therein, not being less than one nor more than seven days after the service of the notice and the occupier shall not continue after the period named in the notice to employ that young person, unless, after the service of the notice, the young person has been examined by a duly qualified medical rIactitioner, and certified by him to be fit for employment in the factory or in the process or kind of work as the case may be.
(4) (a) An Inspector may .take for
analysis samples of material used, or intended to be used, in a factory, which he thinks may prove on analysis to be likely to cause bodily
injury to the persons employed.
(b) The Governor in Council may make
Regulations prescribing the procedure to be
followed in taking samples.
19. Every Inspector shall be furnished Cartiflcte of with a certificate of his appointment, fnd when appofl"tit of Ins~pector'.
visiting a factory or place to which any of the provisions of this Ordinance apply shall, if required, produce the said certificate to the occupier of, or other person holding a responsible position of management at, the factory.
20. The occupier of every factory, his agents Duty to furand employees shall furnish the means required by fr Inspector, an Inspector as necessary for an entry, inspection, examination, inquiry, the taking of samples, or otherwise for the exercise of his powers under this Ordinance in relation to that factory
21. If any person who, in pursuance of Pcuiflty for powers conferred by this Ordinance. or any disclosure of ~trade secrets.
regulations or orders made thereunder, enters or is admitted into any factory or place discloses, without the permission of the occupier, to any person any information obtained by him in a factory or place




ANTIGUA. 18 1aeori,*, No. 12 of 1M57.
with regard to any manufacturing process or trade secret, he shall, unless such disclosure was made in the performance of his duty, be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred dollars or imprisonment
for a term not exceeding six months.
Issue and -22. Any certificate issued under or for the
revocation of
cortificates. purposes of this Ordinance by an Inspector may be
issued for a limited period or without limit of period and may be varied or revoked by the Inspector issuing the same, or any successor in
office.
Provisions as 23. Any regulation or order made under to regulations and this Ordinance may be made for a limited period or orders made without limit of period and may be made subject to under this
Ordinance. such conditions as the authority or person which or
who made the regulation or order thinks fit, and may ronthin such supplemental and consequential provisions as that authority or person considers necessary for giving full effect to the regulation or
order.
PART V.
OFFENCES, PENALTIES AND LEGAL PROCEEDINGS.
Offonces. 24. (1) In the event of any contravention
in or in connection with or in relation to a factory of the provisions of this Ordinance, the occupier or (if the contravention is one in respect of which the owner is by or under this Ordinance made responsible) the owner, of the factory shall, subject as hereinafter in this Ordinance provided, be guilty of
an offence.
(2) In the event of a contravention by an
employed person of the provisions of this Ordinance with respect to duties of persons employed or of a contravention by any person of any regulation or order made under this Ordinance which expressly imposes any duty upon him, that person shall be guilty of an offence and the occupier or owner, as the case ma3 be, shall not be guilty of an offence in respect of that contravention unless it is proved ,hat he failed to take all reasonable steps to prevent
the contravention.




X6. "Of 1957' c1w/eg. 11 ANTICIMA.
(3) If the occupier of a factory avails himself of any special exception allowed by or under this Ordinance and fai]s to comply with any of the conditions attached to the exception, he shall be deemed to have contravened the provisions of this Ordinance.
(4) If any persons are employed in a factory otherwise than in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance or of any regulation or order made thereunder there shall be deemed to be a separate contravention in respect of each person so employed.
(5) Where an offence under this Ordinance committed by a company, co-operative society or other body of persons is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance of, or to have been facilitated by any neglect on the part of, any director, chairman, manager, secretary or other officer of the company, co-operative society or other body of persons, he, as well as the company, cooperative society or other body of persons, shall be deemed. to be guilty of the offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.
26. It is hereby declared that where the Provisions contravention of any provision of this Ordinance is Contig a continuing offence- ofnce.
(a) the re-commencement of such offence
after any interval constitutes a fresh offence;
(b) a prosecution may be instituted, and
the person accused may be convicted and,
sentenced, from time to time, in relation to any portion of the period during which the offence continues to be committed, not being a portion of such period in relation to which the person accused has been previously convicted
and sentenced for the offence.
26. Subject as hereinafter in this Ordi- Finos for nance provided, any person guilty of an offence 110 exunder this Ordinance for which no express penalty pres penalty is provi led by this Ordinance shall be liable on provi d. summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars, and, if the contravention in respect of which he was go convicted is continued after the




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conviction he shall, subject to the provisions of section 27,, be guilty of a further offence and liable on summary conviction in respect thereof to a fine not exceeding ten dollars for each day on which the
contravention is so continued.
/
Power to make 27. The power to make Regulations under Regulations to
include power this Ordinance includes power to prescribe for an to prescribe offence against the Regulations such penalty not penalties for
offences exceeding fifty dollars for each such offence as the against authority making the Regulations may think fit,
~eg ulntion, and in the case of a continuing 'offence, a further
penalty not exceeding five dollars for each day during which such offence shall continue after service of written notice thereof, and in default of payment of such penalties imprisonment for a term
not exceeding three months.
Power of 28. Where the occupier or owner of a
court to order
courof oe- factory is convicted of an offence under this Orditravention to nance, the court may, in addition to or instead of
inflicting a fine, order him, within the time specified
in the order, to take such steps as may be so specified for remedying the matters in respect of which the contravention occurred, and may, on application, enlarge the time so specified, and where such an order is made, the occupier or owner shall not be liable under this Ordinance in respect of the
continuation of the contravention during the time allowed by the court but if, after the expiration of that time as originally specified or enlarged by subsequent orders, the order is not complied with, the occupier or owner, as the case ,.may be, shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding ten dollars for each day on
which the non-compliance continues.
Fines in easo 29. If any person is killed, or dies, or of death or
injury, suffers any bodily injury, in consequence of the
occupier or owner- of a factory having contravened any provision of this Ordinance, or of any regulation or order made thereunder, the occupier or owner of the factory shall, without prejudice to any other penalty, be liable to a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, and the whole or any part of the fine may be applied for the benefit of the injured person or his family or otherwise as the Governor
in Council determines:




No. 12 of 1957. Factories. 21 ANTIGUA.
Provided that(a) in the case of injury to health, the
occupier or owner shall not be liable to a fine under this section unless the injury was
caused directly by the contravention; and
(b) the'occupier or owner shall not be
liable to a fine under this section if proceedings against him under this Ordinance in respect of the act or default by which the death or injury was caused, have taken place and been dismissed before the death or injury occurred.
80. If a young person is employed in any File for factory in contravention of the provisions of this offenoo by Ordinance, the parent of the young person shall be ptreut. guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars, unless it appears to the court that the contravention occurred without the consent, connivance, or wilful default of the parent.
81. If any person- Forgery of
certificates,
(a) forges or counterfeits any certificate false entries,
required by, under, or for the purposes of and fale
Ideularations.
tis Ordinance or any order or regulation
made thereunder;
(b) gives or signs any such certificate
knowing it to be false in any material particular;
(c) knowingly utters or makes use of any
such certificate so forged, counterfeited, or
false as aforesaid;
(d) knowingly utters or makes use of as
applying to any person any such certificate
which does not so apply;
(e) personates any person named in any
such certificate;
(f) falsely pretends to be an Inspector;
(g) wilfully connives at any such forging,
counterfeiting, giving, sign in g, uttering, making use, personating or pretending as
aforesaid;
(A) wilfully makes a false entry in any
register, notice, certificate, or document required by, under or for the purposes of this Ordinance or any order or regulation made
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(i) wilfully makes or signs a false declaration required by, under or for, the purposes of this Ordinance or any order or regulation
mode thereunder;
(j) knowingly makes use of any such false entry or declaration as aforesaid;
he shall, without prejudice to any other penalty, be guilty of a misdemeanour and liable to a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or to imprisonment
for a term not exceeding one year.
Polty for. 32. Where an act or default for which an
persons autually comini- occupier or owner is liable under this Ordiwnce is ting offence in fact the act or default, of some agent, servant, for which oc- worker or other person, that agent, servant, worker cupier is liabo. or other person shall be guilty of an offence and
liable to the like fine us if he were the occupier or
owner, as the case may be.
Penalty for 33. (1) Any person whoobstruction,
etc.
(a) obstructs or delays tin Inspector in the due exercise of any power conferred on
him by or under this Ordinance; or
(b) refuses to answer, or answers falsely, any -inquiry authorised by or under this
Ordinance to be made; or
(c) fails to produce any register, certificate, book, or document, he is required by or
under this Ordinance to produce; or
(d) conceals or prevents, or attempts to conceal or prevent, any person from appearing
before or being examined by an Inspector,
shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-five
dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months and, in the case of a second or subsequent conviction tinder this section within two years from the last conviction for the same offence, to a fine of fifty dollars or to imprisonment for
a terw not exceeding six months,




No. 12 of 1957. Factories. 23 ANTIGUA.
(2) Where an offence against subsection (1) of this section is committed in a factory by a person other than the occupier thereof, both that person and the occupier of the factory shall be guilty of that offence.
34. (1) Where the occupier or owner of a Powor of ocfactor) is charged with an offence under this Ordi- cupior oe nance, he shall be entitled upon information duly erpt himnself laid by him and on giving to the prosecution not fro liability on conviction
less than three days' notice in writing of his inten- of the actual tion, to have any other person whom he charges as offuder. the actual offender brought before the court at the time appointed for hearing the charge; and if, after the conmission of the offence has been proved, the occupier or owner of the factory proves to the satisfaction of the court(a) that he has used all due diligence to
enforce the execution of this Ordinance and of any relevant order or regulation made
thereunder; and
(b) that the said other person had committed th offence in question without his
consent, connivance or wilful default,
that other person shall be summarily convicted of the offence, and the occupier or owner shall not be guilty of the offence and the person so convicted shall, in the discretion of the court, be also liable to pay anty costs incidental to the proceedings.
The prosecution shall have the right in any such case to cross-examine the occupier or owner if he gives evidence and any witnesses called by him in support of his charge, and to call rebutting evidence.
(2) When it is made to appear to the satisfaction of an Inspector at the time of discovering an offence(a) that the occupier or owner (as the
case may be) of the factory has used all due diligence to enforce the execution of this
Ordinance; and
(b) by what person the offence has been
committed; and




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(c) that it has been committed without tfe consent, connivance or wilful default of the occupi.er or owner and in contravention of his
orders,
the Inspector shall proceed against the person whom he believes to be the actual offender without first proceeding against the occupier or owner of
the factory.
ProceedingTs 35. Where, under this Ordinance, any
nss ther person is substituted for the occupier or owner than occuli- with respect to any provisions of this Ordinance, ors or owners, any order, sumnions, notice, or proceeding, which
for the purpose of any of those provisions is by or under this Ordinance required or authorised to be served on or taken in relation to the occu ier or owner, is hereby required or authorised (as the case may be) to be served on or taken in relation to that
person.
Owner of 36. Where in a factory the owner or hirer
mach ine liain of a machine or implement moved by mechanical hie in certain
cases instead power is some person other than the occupier of the of occupie,. factory, the owner or hirer shall, so far as respects any offence under this Ordinance committed in relation to a person who is employed in or about or in connection with that machine or implement, and is in the employment or pay of the owner or hirer,
be deemed to be the occupier of the factory.
Prosecution 87. (1) In any proceedings under this
ot offences Ordinance it shall be sofficient in the information to and recovery
and Iapplica- allege that the factory is a factory within the tion of fines. meaning of this Ordinance and to state the name of the ostensible occupier of the factory, or, where the occupier is a firm, or company, the title or name of
such firm or company.
(2) Where, with respect to or in consequence of any accident in a factory, a report is made by an authority appointed to hold a formal investigation under any law, or a coroner's inquest is held, and it appears from the report, or from the proceeding atthe inquest, that any of the provisions of this Ordinance, or any orders or regulations made thereunder, were not complied with at or before the time of the accident, summary proceedings against any person liable to be proceeded against in respect




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of such non-compliance may be commenced at any time within three months after the making of the report or the conclusion of the inquest.
(3) Where any offence is committed under this Ordinance by reason of a failure to make an examination, enter a report, or do any other thing, at or within a time specified by this Ordinance or any regulation or order made thereunder, the offence shall be deemed to continue until the examination is made, or the report entered, or the other thing done, as the case may be.
(4) Where a proceeding is taken before a court with respect to an offence under this Ordinance 'alleged to be committed in or with reference to a factory, no person shall be qualified to act as a member of the court who is the occupier or owner of the factory or the husband, wife, parent, son, daughter, brother, or sister of the occupier or owner of the factory, or a person engaged in, or an officer of any association of persons engaged in, the same trade or occupation as any person charged with the offence.
38. (1) Where in any proceedings under this Special provi. Ordinance with respect to a young person it appears eovidence to the court that that young person is apparently of or below the age alleged by the informant, it shall lie on the d4endant to prove that the young person is not of or below that age.
(2) Where any entry is required by this Ordinance or by any order or regulation made thereunder to be made in any register or record, the entry made by the occupier of a factory or on his behalf shall, as against him, be admissible as evidence' of the facts therein stated, and the fact that any entry so required with respect to the observance of any provision of this Ordinance or of any order or regulation made thereunder has not been made, shall be admissible as evidence that that provision has not been observed.
89. (1) Any document (including any sum- Service and mons or order) required or authorised to be served sending of documents,
under this Ordinance may be served- etc.
(a) on any person by delivering it to him,
or by leaving it at, or sending it by post to?
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(b) on any firm by delivering it, to any partner of the firm, or by leaving it at, or
sending it by post to, the office of the firm;
(c) on the owner or occupier of a factory (including any such owner or occupier being a limited company), in any such manner as aforesaid, or by delivering it, or a true copy thereof, to any person apparently not under
the age of sixteen years-at the factory.
(2) Any such document may be addressed
for the purpose of the service thereof on the occupier of a factory, to "the occupier at the proper postal address of the factory, without further
name or description.
(3) The foregoing provisions of this section
shall apply with the necessary modifications to documents required or authorised under this Ordinance to be sent to an3, person, firm, owner or occupier, and to the sending, addressing, and
delivery of such documents,
Certificates 40. Where the age of any person is required of birth.n
to be ascertained or proved for the purposes of this Ordinance any person shall on application and on payment of the prescribed fee, be entitled to obtain a certified extract tinder the hand of the Registrar General of the entry in the register under the Marriages, Births and Deaths Registration Act, 15/1870. 1870, of the birth of that person.
Power of 41. If by reason of an agreement between
court to
modify agree- the owner and the occupier of premises the whole ments. or any part of which has been let as a factory the
said owner or occupier is prevented from carrying out any structural or other alterations in the premises which are necessary to enable him to comply with the provisions of this Ordinance or of any regulation or order made under this Ordinance, or in order to conform with any standard or requirement imposed by or under this Ordinance, he may apply in accordance with Rules of Court to the Supreme Court, and the Court, after hearing the parties and any witnesses whom they desire to call, may make such order setting aside or modifying the terms of the agreement as the Court considers iust and equitable in the circumstances of the case.




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42. Where in any premises the whole or any Power of part of which has been let as a factory any structu- court to .apportion
ral or other alterations are required in order to expenses. comply with the provisions of this Ordinance or of any regulation or order made under this Ordinance, or in order to conform with any standard or requirement imposed by or under this Ordinance and the owner or occupier as the case may' be dalleges that the whole or part of the expenses of the alterations ought to be borne by the occupier or owner, the owner or occupier may apply in accordance with Rules of Court to the Supreme Court, and the Court, after hearing the parties and any witnesses whom they may desire to call, may make such order concerning the expenses or their apportionment as the Court considers just and equitable in the circumstances of the case, regard being had to the terms of any contract between the parties, or in the alternative the Court may at the request of the owner or occupier determine the lease.
43. The declaration embodied in section 2 itovocation of of the Factories (General Legislature Competency) declaration and repeal
Ordinance, 1947, is hereby revoked and the said 2/1947. Ordinance is hereby repealed.
44. (1) This Ordinance shall come into commenoooperation on a date to be appointed by the Governor ni"t and
r rI sayug' by Proclamation published in the Gazette. saving,
(2) Except where otherwise expressly provided the provisions of this Ordinance shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for or diminution of, the provisions of any other Ordinance.
ALEC LOVELACE,
President.
Passed the Legislative Council this 17th day of July, 1957.
F. A. CLARKE,
Clerk of the Council.




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FIRST SCHEDULE. Section 2.
INTERPRETATION OF EXPRESSION "FACTORY ".
(1) Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance, the expression "factory means any premises in which, or within the close or curtilage or precincts of which, persons are employed in manual labour in any process [or or incidental to any of the following purposes, namely:(a) the making of any article or of part of any article;
or
(b) the altering, repairing, ornamenting, finishing,
cleaning or washing, or the breaking up or demolition of
any article; or
(c) the adapting for sale of any article,
being premises in which, or within the close or curtilage or precincts of which, the work is carried on by way of trade or for purposes of gain and to or over which the employer of the persons employed therein has the right of access or control; and (whether or not they are factories by reason of the foregoing definition) the expression "factory also includes the following premises in which persons are employed in manual labour, that is to say:(i) any yard or any dock (including the precincts thereof) in which ships or vessels are constructed, reconstructed, repaired, refitted, finished or broken up;
(ii) any premises in which the business of sorting any articles is carried on as a preliminary to the work carried on in any factory or incidentally to the purposes of any factory;
(iii) any premises in which the business of washing or filling bottles or containers or packing articles is carried on incidentally to the purposes of any factory;
(iv) any laundry carried on as ancillary to another business, or incidentally to the purposes of any public institution;
(v) any premises in which the construction, re(xmstructioti or repair of locomotives, vehicles or other plant for use for transport purposes is carried on as ancillary to a




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transport undertaking or other indus(trial or commercial undertaking, not being any premises used for the purpose of housing locomotives or vehicles where only cleaning, washing, running repairs or minor adjust. ments are carried out;
(vi) any premises in which printing by letter.
press, lithography, photogravure, or other similar process, or bookbinding is carried on by way of trade or for purposes of gain or incidentally to another business so carried on;
(vii) any premises in which the business of making or mending nets is carried oil incidentally to the fishing industry;
(viii) any premises in which the mechanical power is used in connection with the making or repair of articles of metal or wood incidentally to any business carried on by way of trade or for purposes of gain;
(ix) any premises in which articles are made or prepared incidentally to the carrying on of building operations or works of engineering construction, not being premises in which such operations or works are being carried on;
(x) any waterworks or other premises in which mechanical power is used for the purposes of, or in connection with, a public water supply;
(xi) any irrigation works in which mechanical power is used and any pumping station used in connection with any irrigation works;
(xii) any quarry;
(xiii) any salt works.
(2) Any line or siding (not being part of a railway) which is used in connection with and for the purposes of a factory, shall be deemed to be part of the factory; if any such line or siding is used in connection with more than one factory belonging to different occupiers, the line or siding shall be deemed to be a separate factory.




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(3) Any mechanically propelled vehicle used for haulage purposes in connection with any industrial or commercial undertaking or as ancillary to any business shall be deemed to be a factory for the purposes of the provisions of this Ordinance relating to safety.
(4) A part of a factory may, with the approval in writing of an Inspector, be taken to be at separate factory and two or more factories may, with the like approval, be taken to be a single factory.
(5) Any workplace in which, with the permission of or under agreement with the owner or occupier, two or more persons carry on any work which would constitute the workplace a factory if the persons working therein were in the employment of the owner or occupier, shall be deemed to be a factory for the purposes of this Ordinance, and, in the case of any such workplace not being a tenement factory or part of a tenement factory, the provisions of this Ordinance shall apply as if the owner or occupier of the workplace were the occupier of the factory and the persons working therein were persons employed in the factory.
(6) No premises in or adjacent to and belonging to any mine (not being a quarry), being premises in which the only process carried on is a process ancillary to the getting, dressing or preparation for sale of minerals shall be deemed to be a factory.
(7) Where a place situate within the close, cartilage, or precincts forming a factory is solely used for some purpose other than the processes carried on in the factory, that place shall not be deemed to form part of the factory for the purposes of this Ordinance, but shall, if otherwise it would be a factory, be deemed to be a separate factory.
(8) Premises shall not be excluded from the definition of a factory by reason only that they are open air premises.
(9) Where an Inspector, by certificate in writing, so directs as respects all or any purposes of this Ordinance, different branches or departments of work carried on in the same factory shall be deemed to be different factories.
(10) Any premises belonging to or in the occupation of H~r Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom or any department thereof, or of the Government of the Colony or any department thereof, or of any local authority, shall not be




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deemed not to be a factory, and building operations or works of engineering construction undertaken by or on behalf of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom or any
department thereof, or the Government of the Colony or any department thereof, or any local authority, shall not be excluded from the operation of this Ordinance, by reason only that the work carried on thereat is not carried on by way of trade or for purposes of gain.
SECOND SCHEDULE. Section 12.
PARTICULARS TO BE SUBMITTED BY OCCUPIER, OH INTENDING OCCUPIER OF A FACTORY.
1. Name of the occupier or intending occupier of the factory.
2. Address and location of the factory.
3. Nature of the work carried on, or proposed to be carried on in the factory.
4. Whether mechanical power is used or intended to be used, and if so, its nature.
5. Whether steam boilers are used or intended to be used and, if so, the following particulars in respect of each such boiler(a) type, description and distinctive number;
(b) country and year of manufacture;
(c) date of the last thorough examination and name
of the person by whom the examination was made;
(d) maximum permissible working pressure in pounds
per square inch;
6. (a) Total number of persons employed or intended to be employed, in the factory;
(b) where persons are employed, or intended to be
employed, in shifts, the maximum number employed, or intended to be employed, at any one
time.
Printed at the Governmont PrintinA Offlos, Antigua, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLAcKMAN, NSLB.E., Government Printer.-By Authority.
I957.
A47j106-II-870-8.57. Price 80 cents.