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

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A. 1 "-O


V ITU I ,_ALID '



-b~.1ed 6yC/
I, Ii 'I '1ii


iThe i oti2 ii ,Ik a 'r release
]received tfroill ii tretl ;r of -I .
for the (Coloniii-', n, 15t h August,
1957:

Inaugu, iratian Lagislature of the
-' <.. Indies.

The inaiiugu'rtin!!i n 'nl Leisha-
ture of tlih WR,-t ;li !'is wili tiake
place o(n T'lsd'l-sy 22':id prii. 1958.
The G(o'i i ir Dit: esir Lnine of
the W ,-c Iidi, : tlhe i'i;;il H inour-
able l',r HA tE Il!, o) thi
recominwiim;tion i t 1 ,e rSt Ia i ,i'n l
Federatiionr Coninitf, ;. ir! tl!e, West
Indi-es, mni!ke the i(cles,.:'y Proilama-
tion after ne t, Lries hi, ii lJanary
next.

As already iiiounc'(d, the Federal
Election,; : ro to( 1 i: 1i.nic oin MAlrei
25th.

The-- i(rmnoniail iniuIgii-ration of
new hI'. iatiur iil Ii lo!!owcd l)'
its forituil openilig bhy the Governor
General. who will r.ali the speech
from thie throne. A seplar;ia.i an-
no)nioiit'uwi t coneriii ng ii,inluraion
of Le]isliture is today bL),nii issued
from ('l;i!'i.ce Houe.

Chief iS'aecrefa/'s 0.'
L.eeiwrd I landL.
A u1igIu,,
l/th Au1ust, i5'r7.
SRef. No. C. 18/000'7 -1I.

It is ii )y no ii iN C'oro O -eneral in-
fornl:tioil that Dr. C. E. S. Bailey, Meii-
cal Sopriii ind.t, I li erlon Hospi-
tal hals ii n appoi:.tiid to et as Senior
Medic',l O;.-' r iiiring the absence of
Dr. K. H. Uttley frm tlhe Colony from
the 13ith AilLugut to the 28th August.
1957.
A. R. MEADE,
for Senior Midifrl O')(0"'.
Ref. No. A. 51/"'.


Tho Administrator of Antigua has
been pleased to re-appint, tlh follow-
ing persons to be Mmiberrs of the
Central Library Boor, I' or a period of
two years from .i.l Aurnst. 1957-

Miss MA : C(HISTIAN
Mrs. I.ORNA \. X I}KELL.
Mr. '. A. W. GORDON
Mr. H. I1. PIDDUlCK
Mr. ,T. F. FOOTE.


2oi^ 7 ?^

p7 A


Loa. ; of Commissiorers o3 Currency,
Briti.h Carbbean icr:.:c'.es (Eastern
Group) Appointment of Commiiscioners.

I, .r. ary `o' tate f ri' the
j' i illS n thr 0n1inatioi f His
Ex<'dia nl'y tlv ,' fnvno iir of h Lee-
wv;lr i r-l ]l.ds, a;[p. ii ei. 0, R.
Kelsick. D.F.C. C-hiel' crta'y Lee'ardii Islainis, to be a ('iiit is-
si(n) r in plaico ol thi H1, C. S.
Roberts tr)m 2ili Myi. l .)5T, t, mih
.lun>. 1i)s. ;nd Mr. 0. L. Williams,
Ec ,, i ii i: i 'ina].a i i A vi: vI. ir'e-
w ar'i is l s. to I),' ;i ( omjIIi n' r
in pi1,.- of Mr.. R. Kelsick D.F.C.
withi ii (-t front !th J i;e. ,i,'7.

L. Spence,
(~u'c ,i (it' ffiiii .ii iti er,


II ar 'id Headqua rltrs,
] ( JO o/f Com n is/ ,ion <,s lof
( 'urrl'llyC/,
Iri,i.ish Terrilori.(s
( .::'/n ,' ; nI i. ibtd.
22(tl Jul i( ), 1937.
IRef. No. 21 ;)00;0


No. 95.

Appointments, transfers, etc., in
the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
genri'a i nforimation:-

CoATE' Mliss (T., tStaff Nirse. Hol-
bh:rtoi llospital to I) Ward sister.
.lulv 17
(iUn.. n,'-. J. A., P.O. Cl. I,. Past
Othice to he P.O. (. I. July t

DESUZA, Miss N.. to ) ew Juni Clerk,
Electricity Departnwnt. ,Jan. 1

DUBIYiUE, Miss L.. Senior Nurse,
Hollterton Hospital, to be Ward
Sist .r. July I

EDWAItDS. R., to he Junior Clerk,
Electricity Department. July 1

FRIDAY, Miss 1., to be juniorr Clerk,
Electricity Department. Jan. 1

GILKES, J., to be Plant Superintend-
ent, Electricity Depairtment.
Jani. I
GRIFFITH, L., P.O. Cl. III. Post
Office to he P.O. Cl. 1I. July 1

HENRY, Miss V., Student Nurse,
Holberton Hospital to be Stiff
Nurse. July 1


K IR :ON, Miss V., Ag. Principal, Chief
S, cretary's Oflice, to revert to
Administrator's Offic,. Antigua.
Ang. 8
(See (Gazelte notice No'. 35 of 29.3.56).
Ref. No. PPF. 460.
LONi;FOnD, Mrs. R. E., J.unior ( 'rl..,
Oil'l., of0 ii- C',oiumissincer of
Podice, to act as: Senior C:ierk,
('lii! Sveri t:ry's Office. July 24
Ref. No. P. F. 0l,

tIE;]RRY, 1P., to be Plint Stperiitend-
,1i, KlI t i city l),,artin 'ni.
lan. 1
}P ,l':l,,-;s, liss V., St )dient Nurs-,
,l i ri i lt spital to 1) Staf
Nrse. .uly 1

R11(.HA tl IDtioN, Miss E., Student Nurse,
rIoll)ewron IHosipital, to b" -li,


)01I.;IT''S. iss I.. i Niurse, Hol-
irro,. Ho.h >i;;!l, t, II W a\ rd sister .
.JInI 1
''THOMAS, Mis J. C'., Jnnior Clerk,
Adiniiiistnltioii, rol tio ry ap-
pointotliwt L-rminieatd. Aug. 1

TILLEY. 1.I M.. Senior Clerk,
Alldminisir:;>r'n s Of1 ic,!, Virgin Is-
lali ts, to 'e 1'rincipal. chief f Secr(.-
taUy's )Ofice on secoindrment.
Aug. 1
-Kf. No. 1P.F. 71 i(;.

WALLING Mrs. I., to be Junior (lerk,
E1l, etricity IDepartnwi t. Jan. 1

WILLIAMS, C., P.O. Cl. II, Post
Ottice, to le a P.O. Cl. 11.
July 1



CONFIRMATION OF ORDINANCES



No. 96.

The Secretary of State for th-
Colonikis has notified the Governor
that the power of disallowance will
not he exercised in respect of the
und( rnwnitioned Ordinance:-

Miontserrat.

No. 2 of 1957 The Public Health
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1957 ".
Aug. 22

Chief Seoretary's Office,
Antiguw.
Ref. No. 47i00483







182 THE ANTIGUA, MONTSERIIAT AND VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE [August 29, 1957


No. 97.

His Exdclonoy tie governorr has
this day heen pilasrd to assent to the
und!ermnention-d Ordinance: --

Virgin ,4 lua s.

No. 5 of 1957, "Th1 External
Tr td Ordinanc, 1!957."
Aug. 13
Ch ,r'f ,'icr,' t O'y'y )i'; ,
SAnIt4 fh t.
47/I2 .U,



No. :0.

T!i, r.llowing O)rlinances are cir-
cnla':ed wTiit this Gazette and form
part thereof:-

An t.j1a.

N!. I of 1957, 'Th-' Mental Treat-
ment Ordinance, 1957.
49pp. Price 60c.

No. 12 of 1957, "The F "',.ri-
Ordinance. 1957.".
33 pp. Price 80c.



TRADE M .RK'S OFFICE,
:\A -rtA, :' h August, 19.57.

WEiST INDIAN TOBACCO COM-
PANY LI Mi !) of Chamnps Fleurg,
Eas'-in IMain Road, St. Joeph, Trini-
dad, B.W.I. have applied for Registra-
tion of one Trade Mark consisting of
the following:--








e. 2

', /




in C',!'-t !55 that is io say, Manufac-
tured tolaco.

T'hI Applicants claim that they
have not used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods in Antigua
before the date of their said appli-
cation.

Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisoment in
the A ,'..,,',,. MfonserrUat & Virgin
Islandqc Gazette. give notice in dupli-
cate at the Trade Marks Oilice,
Antigua, of opposition to ri'.;.'i ti ii
of the said Tradee Mark.

C'ictL, 0. BYRON,
Registrar of Trade Marks.


THADE MAl \RKS OFFIiEx
ANTIGUA. 20th August, 1957.

AL PIN & BARRETT LIMITED of
Newton Road, Yeovil, Somerset,
i'i '..t Iul. .have applied for Registration
of one Trade Mark consisting of the
following:--




ini 'lises 2 & 3 that is to say in Class
2. Vet-,rinary preparations and in
I1ia-,s 3. Medicinal and pha ma.euti-
.u1 prepar.i tions.

The A|iplionits claim that ihey
have not used the said t1'i .i Mark in
r-sp ct of the said goods in Antigna
bet'ore the date of their said Applica-
tion.

Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appeari;nc of this Advertisement in
the Antigua, Morntserrat & Virgin
Island.s (,rzestth, give notice in dupli-
cate at the Trade ilarks Office,
Antigna, of opposition to registration
of the said Trade Mark.


CECIL 0. BYRiOIN,
~l,'O/?5(o/' ./! a' kus.


'IRADE MARKS WNlC'E(.;
ANTItUTA. 20th August, 19!,7.

BLUNDELL, SPENCE & CO.,
I \ ITED of Hankside Works. Scul-
coates Lane. Hull and Yorl k louse,
37 Qne'-n Squia;'e, London. \V.(C. have
a}plied for Registralion o of one Trade
Mark consisting of the following:-






inl (.' a s I Wh ti ii t ;ii: nts,
vironishi s (oith r th:in insulating
annisi l), ii:m.ls (in the i txn' of
o iii'), p~di',:''s colo n,:', *iist i'np..rs,
:ipans, lycqnpers, p}init anni varnish
]i'iNrs, wood pi-'servativs, wood
stai s, anti-corrosive ani d unti-folt]-
ing' compositions, and antin-cAl rowsive
oils.

The Applicants claim that they
have used thi said Trade Mark
in respect of the said goods for
4 years before the date of their said
Application.

Any p-'rson maiy within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advel'tis'lment in
the A nligfrra, Mfonlserrat t iad Virgin
islandss (azette, give notice in dupli-
cate at the Tradeo o i!. Office,
An igna, of opposition to registration
of the said I I .. Mark.

Cecil O. Byron,
Registrar of 7Trade Marks.


TRADE MARKS OiFI'iE,
ANTIGUA, 20th August, 1:l.il

JOSEPH S. FINCH & COMPANY
of 350 Fifth Avenue, New York,
U.S.A. have applied for Registration
of one Trade M'2k consisting of thef
following:_






in C 43 tat is to say: Hum.

'Th App'lk'ic; s eli:in that they
have :se'i the said Trade Mark inl
)OMpe r 4 the sad since 16th
April, 19,57. i fore thle date of their
said Application:

Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appealanee of this Advertisement in
the Anti a, If. ., ., a (itd Fil'
1(sln(ds (rzertt, give notice in dupli-
c(to at the Trade Marks Office,
A ntigna, of opposition to registration
of the said Trade Mark.

CECIL O. BYRON,
!;ryisfrar of Trade M'lIarks.



TRiADE MARKS OFFICE,
Ax'rtuA. -''.h Angnst. 1957.

LiOGETT & MiYE!S TOBACCO
COMPANY of .'1 Fifth Avenue,
New York, U.S.A. have applied for
Regishtrtion of one ''rae ,1.ui-k
consiiiig of the1 following:--

i K. -'"
: ,, ',-
I,:











t. ,


in Clss 45 thirt i; to sl:: C(; t:.. .

The Apliicatits chlil that they
have used the ;aid 'i'rado Mark in
respect of the said goods since Ist
May, 1. i.'" hfiire the date of their
said Application.

Any person many within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Antigiua, fhimite'rrat and Virgin,
Islands (Gra:lte. ivoe notice in dupli-
cate at the Trade k Office,,
Antigna, of opoli ition to registration
of the said Tr'ad. Mark.

CECIL 0. BYRON,
IRe.istrar of Trade Markls.






Ati 9, '79 17 THIE- ANTJGUA, I' a 1 A V LL XX -i : VIR I.NIAZ!]TTF.


TRADE) MAUIK'S OFFICEB,
\ 'T[W V '20L_`J ALUVI, .107,

Al'AW) MAYMAi)"'EU TA \N.IT

sett5 Avouitne f 1 jjin Wan i,

itcgistra~ion OIL i oW 'd 11r nit lla~-
WsitnM of i'7o, ndW:


l', _. 14 . -ialit .r "i~i
in ( 722 W: thw in w~ say1





of t-orlditmtl. cor'igat 111
Isp er'. w~erpiiti'd Ie'' ckOii1-

gated wrappi 1 1 art and mek-
int papIr ', woodieinti patck-
ing crate an i llxp,

The Apilitanits cii Iii t hrlt they
tl4 4 l Ist' 1e us e T S '!Tr ', : in
respect of thy i' :"w i 's kw29
years before he late i th.- ra ddlil
Application.


Any powtia' w1 v044id'i
mou!tths fromon the Wtoc:: of 0:
appearattiI'e (f thi-; A i t ertiSO J

i.q/an1,n (L sttOa 'e t, givtotiC( in)
lioo'' at Mi 'TryI, 'Tirks


throep
lost
,ont in
Itrqifl
tiduli-
00fieq,


A'itigi~ta o;'.' ifm to r,- isli'ation.
of rho Wtt' 10t 0 Wk

'oft 7. A~ .0" In'







W !"now 195,N1S


trlitil oi no -W'i
of the foil tvi i


k i1'N0t. V NID-
' )~


1 IV AO


in cla-zta tbal f I- : l 'itt 4
liquorsz- :Y s- piw

TIhte Apiv''ly c0pip 1: A 'ay







I'rtlaol U:t /Zi'' l/c 14.'~li I~iitice 'i'oi
hraitish d Tjigj11 1Ulis P. (k i oslllc p sjti(97
to orf- iith 'ion n thiv i t' i trade
Island"', (::Ae ',pqico .`" cu/ip
Mark.

11L ALEXC UM.ON.


TRADE NX -7 OFFICE,

YA RDLEY A M CII. NY IAMIT-
EDo 105, (A"I opor H, aId, raford

a, XX. lb. Lab. ,a .ippli-i


I IA

Hi







inl 1 'ha 4, i : f 'RK ntry
(int'pl~ 11110 voi 'ab" 'ip-Imp~2l'ions
for th etit 'W hlamana perfumed
soapl).
The Applcknt 'hnit that they
have not wse t he s r-,li' 'I ti V in
ra'spcm of tMie s"! 4iu'is in Antigua
bvfore the dat- , t iid rit appli-
cation..
Aniy 1wrson nn:14' bvith three
nownths- fromt ti e rdaeo tho first
appmre of WN Advelx'tispmptnt in
th l-t /~'~jaa. 7 ."t adVii'in
1SIau Is (,-Ia'/,,. I ',- lollito in dupli-
can. at the T rmh:iii suk, 01 ~licce, Anti-
pll'l, 01 oppo'sd Uo r'')n rto ion of
the satid Tnile ),:ark.

(TitcTL 0. BYRON,


TRADE MA RISKS OFFICE,
A N'r](7A 230th Augusiiit, 19.57.
1I,0GETT tI ` -IFS 'l0) ITACCO
COM1 PNY of 1 W A venue,
Nowx York. USLa.A. tiax :lTil'd for
-~ ~ u 711111 A,10'I larlk


in I pe to 10S
111 i 't









l 'il t. i -

h i I...


OS.







,;ill lhl t thtey'
Tiad 11 irk






":!i '-li 'itt iii
0' ""Is sinc


cat',t at ftw 'Tr~d 7' Nrl,1 Off11ce,



('L' 1!, 0. ButON,
Beg Q w : r o /7 a dc/ Wfa /s.


TRATO& \ RFUT '\ l 0FICE,

PRITvt'tn YllMKiN ISLANDS,
15th AnpuM,~t 19157.

1ro 1,NlD(V. XN MYERS
'TO HA ('C09 3Ol FA \NY, of 630 Fifth
Avnw., No v York, (A.-X hav-
appllitAd for of one.;ii~ (~l~lt Tradne
Mark and ksign llconisting of the













W1,




in dass 45 that k P) sa3: Tobaco
xvhether ma ii ufactured or onitnanfan-
tured.
Tha A pplewds Who, MM they have
used this Vtra.e MW;r since Alay~, 195L.
,A_ i 3i y !w io7 4jw \: witohi three
mnthist-f li i0 11' 7 0 the first appear-
ance of t Aid- X-i .rtisem-.t mt in the
A tlt(/i il''.e',a ai l'irlin,

pdate 0 t 'Ii olp M"A-O(I~ion.Tottola
Briti o i i z, f '- it ion
to (,ri`ttltion I t eii sid Tradli Miark.

H. Allx. Bes-on,



I' A DE't _TN OFFICE,
'V'ort'I-oL x,
ViAIRGIN 1nLANDI.,


B3UY'() 'II )\iANN, of 6i30l Fifth
Avenul. \' xv Yo. K-A. vhave
it'- .itIi ow Tiader
Ala' I I Ai














whyth tinann'setll d, w- unnanufac-.
tired.
the XjMl tt'1(7101 i tha t M ,ave
uwd' thi ToW A14 We F..- Q'I inuariy,
1i953.
Any ~jt yri li nWntree

intl' i of \h~ Advivslllojlt. n the
totnto, (NWH pi-to-,-' in u' H
tale at the Trzlh ".: .,I Oflice, Tor-.


Markc.
11, Aki~







184 THE A NTIGU A. M{-N3'S N N Di S 1 .. IN L,~ND ;' TE 2 A '~Iis,57T


P'LYM010% MO NTSEURAT." '"
Ant Aount, 1057.

IJ~ I.~.N1YERi- TOBACCO
COMNPIANY t ii (A 1W t-h Aveiie. New
York State of New Yo:c UTn ited States
of ArnerhIo hIve a olippii for h'gistra-
tion of on, Irile MA n Ak CIsuAiAg of
the follovnviog:-







in OW45 Ot a a 10 mw4


of is o P hi wo
M d S



I 110 A'p i ,. :' l 11th I. 41 1(44 li.te
of hi ii: I o' '" 4 4 4 4 11

Apphc 1(101 as tioi ry 153.

Any l)~1S41 1110 mbhk Un
months foi n tih Id. of re Hint
appl arnneof W~ths WW 1'.o14*t i
the A IlflQ ia, Mwontsijlio & d i >fj
Isl(anlds Gezette, gix- lntic-.' i:t dupli-
cate at the Trsd Mnaks jOe fic St A n-
serrat. of opbosliioinvt n'~jstiviiti of
the smid Ti ad(- MAl.r,
1. %. Q HARRIS~,
Ql~e/-tra q1i. Wid 'I,'ub .


'vv
11)11(4_- i, ,I10NTS~iri [AT.
[2It An(gus4t, [957.
LIOC, & MdYE1. Th8 0 ICCO
COiMI'A NY w, ii Oh\ ni













N.





4444," 4 "W Ki 1 UO




4,
'-n Ka 12 ~to i i in ttocekqW3
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.11, n1ld Treatment,


[L.S.]


I ASSENT,
P. D. MACDONALD,
Acting Govern,
8th February,

ANTIG 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 con-
nected therewith.

[By Proclamation]
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony
of Antigua.

PART I.
r PRELIMINARY.
* 1. This Ordinance may be cited as tlhe
Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
2. In this Ordinance- -
Board of Visitors" means the Board of
Visitors for licensed houses referred to
in section 18;
"crime means any felony or misdemean-
our;
criminal of unsound mind means a per-
son 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
Y "includes a person convicted of an
f\ offence and afterwards certified or
otherwise lawfully proved to be insane;


od6< <9-
cS /f.d~


Commence,
ment.


Short title.


Interpretation.


No. 1 of 1057,


ANTIGUA,






. mental T) eatmeni.


"government-aided patient" means any
mental patient the expenses of whose
care and( treatment are wholly charge-
able 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 ap-
pointed as such by the Governor in
Council for the purposes of this Ordi-
nance and includes a mental hospital:
"licensed house" means a house licensed
for the reception of a person of un-
sound mind under this Ordinance;
"licensee" means the person to whom a
licence in respect of a licensed house
is granted;
"Medical Superintendent" means the Medi-
cal Superintendent of the mental
hospital;

" metal 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 insti-
tution means the Medical Superinten-
dent 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
is suffering from temporary or permanent
disease or derangement of the brain pro-
ducing disordered action of the mind to
sucl an extent as to put him in a condition
vary ing from his normal self and out of
rela ion with his environment so as to
renaer him dangerous or inconvenient to
himself or others;


ANTIGUA. 2


Xo.t 1 of 1937.






3 ANTI'OUA.


(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 him-
self against common physical dangers;
(c) any imbecile, that is to say, a per-
son 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 re-
quires 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 crimi-
nal propensities and who reqiiiries care,
supervision and control for the protection
of others;
"Schedule" means Schedule to this Ordi-
nance;
"section" means section of this Ordinance;
temporary patient" means a person des-
cribed in section 52;
Visiting Committee" means the Visiting
Committee established under the pro-
visions of section 53;
"voluntary patient" means a person des-
cribed in section 50.
3. (1) The buildings and premises in the Discontin-
Colony styled the Colonial Lunatic Asylum" anceoftterm
shall hereafter be called the mental hospital and "-'latic",


No. 1: of 19---7.


Ment(,V1 :j'~l~l~li





Mental Treatment.


accordingly for references in any Act or Ordi-
nance 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 Ordi-
nance or in any order, regulation or other
document issued under any Ordinance the
expression person of unsound mind ", per-
son ", 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 informna-
to whether
person is of tion upon oath of any informant to the effect
unsound mind. that the informant has good cause to suspect
and believe and does suspect aiid believe some
person to be of unsound mind and a proper sub-
ject 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 sus-
pected of being a feeble minded person or child,
the informant shall be the parent, guardian or
other person having the care of such person or
child.
(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:


ANTIGUA. 4


No. 1 of 1957.







Mental Treatment.


Provided that no person alleged to be of
unsound mind shall he required to attend at any
\l igist rate's Court for examination by a Magis-
trate nor shall he be taken to any such court for
such purpose.
(3) A Mlagi.trate may, if he thinks fit, pro-
ceed 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
of the Ma;.i-rrate conducting such enquiry that
the person alleged to be of unsound mind is a
person whom it is expedient to put immediately
under confinement pending the conclusion of
the enquiry, it shall be lawful for such Magis-
trate 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 suich 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 there-
in 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,


No. I of 1957.


5j ANTIG11A.








cerfical (6) The Magistrate shall also appoint two
certificate. 1 .
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 is of unsound mind. Each
such certificate shall specify in full detail the
facts upon which the person signing it
founds his opinion, and shall distinguish facts
which he has himsllf observed from facts
communicated by others. The person signing
each certificate shall enquirer of any persons able
to give information as to the previous history of
the suspected person, and shall state in his certi-
ficate all matters known to him which he 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) Su lijct to the provisions of subsection
(8) of this section. e(ach such registered medical
practitioner shall be entitled to he paid by the
informant a fee of five dollars in respect of such
examination and certificate, if any, and such fee
shall be deposited with the Magistrate's clerk by
the informant upon the lodging of the informa-
tion and before proceeding thereunder.
(8) If the suspected person be a person
with no visible means of support, or if the
informant be a police officer, every registered
medical pracittioner 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 suipect-Il person by written notice
served personally on him, attend at such reason-


.iNTIGUA. 6


Alenial


-Nro. 1. 01, 1957.








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 con-
cerning the mental condition of the suspected
person which may be put to him by the regis-
tered medical practitioner enquiring into such
mental condition shall on summary conviction
he liable to a fine not exceeding two hundred
and forty dollars or to imprisonment for a term
not exceeding six months.
5. (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of Urienoy
actionn 4, whenever a Magistrate considers it order.
'epedient, 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, lie 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 )e
there detained under observation during such
. riod,l 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 lMagistrate shall furnish the Medi-
cal 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 informa-
tion 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 tlio time and place specified in such
notice and aive such information touching the
mental condition of the person so detained as


7 AWTIGtA.


No. I of P.117.


Afewlat T %ieaftnent.






A NTIGUA. S JieWn T'ral',(tniefli. N.1o


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
(etained which may be put to him by the per-
son 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 Magis-
trate 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
311agistrate may examine any members of the
staff of the institution who shall have had the
person detained under observation.
Admision of 6. (1) Whenever a Judge or a Magistrate
accused
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 exc.-elirn fourteen days, as to the
Judge or Magistrate may seem expedient;


A-NTIGUA. 8


No. I of' 19)7.








Provided that on good. cause shown such
order may be enlarged for a further period or
periods each not exceeding' eight days at a time:
Provided further that lno 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 Ihe received in evidence
concerning the state lo mind of the person kept
under observation and it shall not he necessary
to prove the handwriting of the person in
charge, but the Judge or Magistrate may
examine any members of the still' of the institu-
tion who shall have had the patient under
observation.
(3) Every person ordered under this section
to he received into an institution for observation
shall be received into the institution named in
the order and be there detained under observa-
tion 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 False medical
who knowingly and wilfully in any certificate certificate.
under this Ordinance falsely slates or falsely
certifies anything, shall be guilty of a misde-
meanour, and, on conviction thereof on indict-
ment, 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 IPeronso
Ordinance shall not be signed by any of the disqualfied
for sqignirng
following persons- medical
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


93 ANTIO;UA.


No. 1 of 1957.


Meittatl Yreactment..






1.0 ( ifental Ireatl(ofnit.


or daughter-in-law, brother or brother-in-
l:., sister or sister-in-law, partner or assist-
ant 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-in-
law, sister or sister-in-law, the partner or
assistant o!' a patient;

(c) any registered medical practitioner
on the statt of the mental hospital.
9. (1) Where, upon such enquiry as is
provided for by this ordinance it appears to the
VM gistrate that any person is of unsound mind
and a proper stlli.-f for confinement, and such
medical certificate as by this Ordinance is
required of his unsoundness of mind has been
given, the Magistrate may adjudge such person
to be of unsound mind and a proper subject for
confinement, and may either proceed to make
an order according to this Orddinaice for the
care and custody of such person, or if he is of
opinion that thte question 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 Magi-trate of such other district,
(2) In all cases when, a person has been
adjudged to be of unsound mind d and a proper
subject for confinement, lhe shall be handed over
to the authorities of the menial 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 treat-
ment at the hospital.
10. Where, under this Ordinance, any
person has been duly adjudged to be of unsound
mind and a proper subject for confinement, any
Magistrate may-
(a) if the ions tn in vwriiLgt of the
Medical Superintendent is produced, make
an order as provided in section 8; or


Adjudication
of person of
nnaound mind.


Custody of
person of
unsound
mind.


ANTIGUA.


No. I of 1957.








(b) grant to any person residing in the
Colony a licence authorising such person to
receive the person of unsound mind into
some lhoLuse .i, cii.-l in the licence, and
situate within the Colony and there to take
charge of him; or
(c) it it appears that the person of
unsound mind is a patient with no visible
means of support b:y warrant under his
hand c(,minit him to a mental hospital
there to be taken charge of as a govern-
ment-aided patient.

11. Any I.agiltrate lma make an order Jurisdiction of
:I.l ji,;:ing allI person to be of unsound mind Magic'8ate.
notwithstanding that none of the facts eviden-
cing the unsouiidniess of mind happened in his
district.

12. In (case oif any order under this Ordi- Appeal.
nance adjudginie aniy alleged insane person to be
of unsound mind and a proper subject for con-
finerment, and in case of a refusal so to adjudge,
an appeal shall lie to the Supreme Court, sub-
ject to the same con(diftions and with the same
conseyi uencc s as if the alleged insane person had
been convicted of an oifence punishable.on sum-
mary conviction in a case in which an appeal
would lie;
t'Prvided that nn appeal under this section
shall ,iit have the .i,-ii .- of suspending the execu-
tion of an order adj udging an alleged insane person
to b), of unsound mind'and a proper subject for
confinenient. except so far as the 1: .i state or a
Judge may order in accordance with section 30.

PART III.
"11. ,'TAL HOSPITAL.
3 -. (1) The Governor mnay, by' proclama- Appointment
tion, ap)poit the whole or any part of' any f en
p ho Spitas.
building house, or other place(, with, any out-
houses, yards, galrd(li 1, grounds, or premises
thereto !'elLiig-in4 to be a mental hospital.


N-1


Menial W atmenhnzrLI


] 1 ANTIGUA.






ANTIGUA. 12 Mental Treatment.


(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.
Eacape. 14-. Any member 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 .any patient who has escaped from such
hospital. and may return to the hospital any
patient so r.-:al;.. where he shall revert to his
former custody.
Discharsou 15. (1) The Medical Superintendent, may-
and absence *
on parole. (a) order the discharge of any mental
patient from the mental hospital; or
(6) 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 as they are, applicable shall continue to
apply to such patient and the place of con-
finement 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 mnny order payment out of the Tr'as-
ury of any sum not exceeding the sum of
twenty dollars per month,


No. 1 of 1957.







(4) If any patient allowed to be absent on
parole under this section does not return 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 transferr of
charge of a hospital in the Colony or any patats fom
medical officer duly authorized by the said mental iospi-
medical officer in charge to act on his behalf has Otl fo .
observation.
reason to suspect that any patient in such
hospital is of unsound mind lie 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 (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 itis section
notify a Magistrate of such transfer and deten-
tion and 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 such notification communi-
cate 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:


No. 1 of 1957.


Ml~ental Trieafinent.i


.13 ANTIGUA.






Mental kd9ealmen I.


Provided that if the Magistrate shall annul
the order the patient shall forthwith be dis-
charged 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
(:1) Where the \Med ic: Superintendent cer-
tifies in writing that in his opinion any patient
detained under the authority of subsection (1)
of this section is of unsound mind, an eniiry
into the state of mind of such .patient shall be
held in accordance with the provisions of sec-
tion 4.
(5) For the purposes of such enquiry the
.certificate of the ellli;c i Superintendent or ot a
medical officer duly authorized by him to act on
his behalf shall be received in evidence concern-
ing' 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 obser-
vation 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
Mligistrate, as the case may be, who made the
order shall direct, and it shall be lawful for anv
person to whom the execution of tihe order is
entrusted to convey the person named therein to
the mental hospital.
PART IV.
LICENSED HOUSES.
Dutyf 17. Where a licence in respect of any
patient is granted under this Ordinance, the
licensee shall be bhnn(d io take iprl.j'r care of
such patient unl1il he dies or the Icetsee is
discharged under this Ordinance.


ANT I G U A. 14


No. I o f 114 --) 7.






No. I o l'~'7. if~enta! Trea?(t'ment 1 N'IL


18. Regulations made under section 59 ~ Bnrd R
shall provide fur the constitution by l.e (Gover- i or
nor of a Io)ard of Visitor-, for licensed houses house.
consisting of such n umber of persons appointed
at such times, in such manner, for sucli periods
and with such functions as may be prescribed.
19. The licensee of every licensed house Records.
shall keep such books, make such entries, furnish
such returns and t ,ive such notices as may from
time to time be required by regulations made
under this Ordinance.
20, Any member of the -t-tff of a licensed Eceap, from
house, or any police officer or other peace officer or licEn".d house.
any member of the public may retake any patient
who is escaping froin such licensed house, and may
within fourteen days afttr :ny escape, retake amny
patient.who has escaped from such licen-c.d 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 parole,
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 under 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 period of absence, then, unless a certificate
signed by two registered medical practitioners
- itifi;, I ht' that such patient may safely be per-
mitted to be a. large is senr to the Magistrate and
also. where prlticicabie, to the licensee of such
licensed house, such patient may at any time
within fourteti'n 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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ANTIGUA. 16 .1",' ;./ Treatment.


absent is unable or unwilling to resume the care
and custody of such patient, may be dealt with as
a person duly aljI'l,.ld under this Ordinance to be
of unsound mind and a proper subject for con-
finement.
Death of 22. Notice of the death of any patient con-
patient. 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 M1 Ii-t.rt'..
(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 of 24. Where it appears to a iMagistrate that
patient at
request of the persons at whose expense a patient is main-
friends. tailed 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 suit-
able licensed house, the M.ig-.ntlt 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 ill-
treatedor oath o any person, it appears to a M:giotr.ite that
neglecte;.. a patient confined in a licensed house is ill-treated
or neglected, the Magistrate may order the patient
to be removed to 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 Miggi-trat:
may discharge th- lice!nsc and order him to
relea-'e thl' patient. or may himself release the
patient.


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(2) Any licensee li-,.-', iln' an order made
under this section shall be liable, on summary con-
viction, 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
Mig'istrate 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 172 of the Ml:ii-trate's Code of Procedure Act. cap. 61.


28. Where, upon information being laid
under this Ordinance that a patient confined in a
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
patient from a licensed house has been made, the
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 \1 1strate thinks fit. Any per-
son 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.
30. Where notice of appeal under this
Ordinance has been given-
(a) the Magistrate may, if he thinks fit,
suspend the execution of any order made by
him until the decision of the appeal, or f'-r
any shorter period, and upon such terms and
conditions, if any, as he thinks fit; and


Appeal where
order refused.










Execution of
order ot
removal.


Interim order
in case of
appeal.


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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 allow-
ing 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.
31. (1) The Governor may, by proclama-
tion, appoint the whole or tany part of any building,
prison, house, or other place, with any out-houses,
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.

32. (1) Where the Governor is satisfied
that any person not being a moral defective,
imprisoned for any cau,-e 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
discretion, may, by warrant under his hand, direct
that such Iperson le removed to such hospital for
criminals of unsounld mind or other mental hospital
Las 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 ti is section, it
shall be the duty of the person in charge, if
and when he is satisfied that the person so


Appointment
of hospitlas
for m'iminnls
of unsound
mind.


Prisoners of
unsound mind.


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detained is of sound mind, to certiiYv a,'ccrdingly to
the governorr and to state in his cec'tificate whether
in his opinion the person so detained has been of
unsound mind at any time subsequent to the pass.
ing if the sentence, and upon receipt of such certi-
ticate, the Governor, by warrant under his hand-

(a) if the term of imprisonment of the
person so detained has expired, shall direct
that such person be discharged;

(b) if the person so detained still remains
liable to imprisonment or other sentence, may
direct that hee e removed to the appropriate
prison or place to undergo such sentence, or,
if not under sentence, to be dealt with accord-
ing 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 has not been com-
muted, 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 the 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 served under such
sentence.

33. Notwithstanding anything contained in
this Ordinance, no moral defective who is serving
a sentence of imprisonment as a habitual criminal
shall be removed to a mental hospital.

34. When the terml of imprisonment to
which a person confined in a hospital for criminals
of unsound mind or other mental hospital is liable
expires while such person is in custody in such
hospital, then unless the medical officer in charge


Moral defec-
tive who is
habitual
criminal not
to be ren'mvd
to mental
hospital.
Insanity at
expiration of
sentence.


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ANTIGUA. 20 Mental Treatment.


of the said hospital by writing under his hand,
certifies that such person may safely be allowed to
be at large, such person shall, at the expiration of
his term of imprisonment, be deemed to be a
government-aided patient, and any ).T:l.istrateL may
order that such person be detained in a mental
hospital as a government-aided patient.
Absenceon 35. ([) The Governor acting in his discre-
parole, 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 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
enter into an agreement approved by the Governor
to take charge of him.
Dischargeof 36. (1) The Governor acting in his discre-
uSnuii mfind tion, may order the discharge, absolutely or condi-
tionally, 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 government-aided patient and
any Magistrate may order that such person be
detained in a mental hospital as a government-
aided 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 under 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 37. Any criminal of unsound mind escaping
criminal of
lnsound mind. or having escaped from a hospital for criminals of
musound mind or other mental hospital may at any


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Mental Treatment.


time be retaken by any itir,,h'hr of the staff of such
hospital, or any police officer or other peace -'licer,
and any member of the public and conveyed to such
hospital, and detained therein asI if he had not
escaped.

PART VII.
MAINTENANCE OF INSANE PERSONS.
38. (1) In all cases (notwithstanding any Application
previous ord, r made under this section) the ofieune
Supreme Courtt, and in cases where the property of property 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 forty-
eight dollars, a Magistrate may, upon the applica-
tion of any person, make an order as to the applica-
tion 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 Magis-
trate deems reasonable may suspend the making of
such order for such time and upon such terms as
the Court or Mi-istratc thinks fit. The expenses
of such main enarice and support, or past main-
tenance and support, shall be 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 M:iagrr ite directs.
(4) Whether any order under, this section is
made, suspended, or refused, the Court or \Iagis-
trate shall make such order as is just as to the


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costs ot f the applicant, riad such costs shall be
recoverable by distress and sale of' the insane
person's personal esta:e, 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
inse ersn S supreme Court or a IM-iistrate orders the property
of any insane person or the income thereof to be
applied in or tow\\rd is his maintenance or support,
such Court or Magaistrate may declare that such
person holds such property or income upon trust
to obey the orders of the C'ourt or .Magistrate, and
thereupon the Court or M1agistrate shall have
the powers conferred upon the Supreme Court by
L. Is. Act. subsection (2) of section 21 of the Supreme Court
20/1139. Act, 1939, so far as regards the care of the real
and personal estates of lunatics and persons of
unsound mind held by such lunatics, 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, officer, nurse,
f insane attendant, servant or other pec son employ ed in any
hospital for criminals of unsounn mind or other
mental hospital who strikes, ill-treats or wilfully
neglects any patient confined in such hospital shall
be liable, on summary conviction to a fine of
ninety-six dollars, or to imprisonment for- six
months.
Kescue and 41. (1) Any person who rescues any patient
permitting while being 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 misde-
meanour and, on conviction thereof on indictment,
shall be liable to be imprisoned for a term not
exceeding five years.


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Meniatl Triwanent.ll








(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
summary 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 erson onf
and who-- insane person
(a) neglects to provide such insane per- "o parole"
son with suitable Ilu,..iL,, 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 medical officer of the
hospital from which he was liberated on
parole or by any duly authorized medical
practitioner or any Magistrate,
shall be liable, on summary conviction, to a 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-treuting
insane person absent on parole, or who obstructs insane person
o" pJarole and
any medical officer of the hospital from which any obstructing
such insane person was liberated, or any duly visitor.
authorized medical practitioner, or any Magistrate,
while visiting or attempting to visit any such
insane person, shall be liable on summary convic-
tion to a fine of ninety-six dollars, or to imprison-
ment for six months.
44. (1) Except in the case of an insane Taking charge
person absent on parole, no private person shall insanith-
person with-
undertake the care or custody of any insane person out licence.
unless he tirst 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 misdemeanor and,
on conviction thereof on indictment, shall be liable
to a fine not vc:t "eing four hundred and eighty
dollars, or to imprisonment for a term not exceed-
ing two years.


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23 ANTIGUA.






ANTIGH. 21JIfl/l! I nf.i?


Til-treating
insane person
in licensed
hou9".





Obstructing
member of
Board of
Visitors.



Obstructing
execution of
order for
delivery or
removal.


45. Where' an insane person is confined in
any licensed house, the lic, nse, or anyv irse,
servant or other person employed in such house or
by the licensee who strikes, ill-treats, or wilfully
neglects such insane person shall be liable on
summary conviction, to a tine of ninety-six dollars,
or to imprisonment for six months.

46. Whosoever resists or obstructs any
member of the Baird of Visitors while visiting or
attempting to visit a licensed house, shall be liable
on summary conviction to a fine of iiftv dollars, or
to imprisonment f(r three months.

47. Whosoever obstructs any person acting
in execution of an order for the delivery of an
insane person to a mental hospital or licensed
house, or for the removal of an insane person from
a licensed house, shall be liable on summary con-
viction to a fipe of two hundred and forty dollars,
or to imprisonment for six. months.

PART IX.

PROVISIONS liELATING TO RECEI'TION, CARE ANT)
TREATMENT AND I)ISCI1AR(AI, OF PERSONS OF
UNSOUND MINI) AND HEM\OVAL (F -MENTAL
PATIENTS IN CERTAIN CASES.

48. (1) The Administrator may on behalf
the Colony enter into an Arrangement with the
Administrator of ano her Colny upon such terms
andt subject to such Cond(itilols as they nmaI con-
sider appropriate for the reception, treatment and
care and discharge from, a mental hospital as a
governmlent-aidcd patient of any person of unsound
nilnd for whose removal from such other Colony a
removal order has been made.

(2) Where the Medical Superintendent orders
a government-aided patient to be discharged he
shall send a notice in writing of his intention to
discharge the patient to the Administrator who, in
the case of a government-aided patient from
another Colony, shall forward such notice of
discharge to the Administrator of the other Colony
who made the order for the removal of the patient
to the mental hospital.


Power of
Administrator
to make
Arrmngemnint
with Adminis-
trator of
another
Colony for the
reception,
treatment and
care and
discharge of
government-
aided mental
patients.


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No. 1 of 1957.






Nlental Tr7eatment.


(3) In this section Administrator of another
Colony means the AdmiriistraLor of the Colony
of Dominiica or the Administrator of the Colony of
Saint Christoph'er, 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 tRemovalof
Medical Superiintendent by a relative or friend of a entalpatient
to place
mental patient who is not a native of the Colony, outside the
requiring that the patient may be removed to a Colony.
place outside the Colony, tlie medicall Superin-
tendent 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, ma y, by warrant,
direct the patient to be delivered to the person
named in the warrant and every such warrant shall
be obeyed by the person or authority having
charge of the patient.
(2) No alien mncital patient siall be removed
to any country other than the country of which he
is a subject and no British mental patient shall be
removed to any country outside the British Com-
monwea;lth unless thie person making the applica-
tion 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, he will return
to the Island or be conveyed to the country of
which he is a subject;
(b) in the case of a British subject, he
will return to the Colony or be conveyed to
such country within tire British C nimon-
wealth as the Governor in Council may direct.


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25 ANTIGUA.






kNTIGUA. 26 Mental Treatnze9'1.


(4) A warrant issued under this section
shall be Ill .. : t authority for the master of
any vessel or aircraft to receive and detain a
mental patient in such vessel or aircraft and
to convey him to his destination.

PART X.

TREATMENT OF VOLUNTARY PATIENTS AT AN
INSTITUTION.
Power to 50. (1) Any person who is desirous of
receive voluntarily submitting himself to treatment for
Sji)t u na ry .,,* i ^i *
patient. mental illness, and who makes a written applica-
tion for the purpose to the Medical Superintendent,
may without being 1 ii lii'.te I a person of unsound
mind under this Ordinance or an order issued there-
under 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 seventy-
two hours' notice in writing of his intention so to do.

Notiue of 51. (1) If a person received as a voluntary
re-ception and
departure of patient under section .)0 dies in or departs from the
voluntary mental hospital, notice of the fact shall,, before the
patients and expiration of the second day after the day of the
provisions as .
to disoharre death or departure, be sent to the Senior Medical
of patients. Officer by the Medical Superintendent.

(2) If any person received as aforesaid
becomes at any time incapable of expressing himself
as willing or unwilling to 'ontin i" to receive
treatment, he shall not thereafter hbe retained as a
voluntary patient for a longer period than twenty-
eight days, and shall, if he 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
expressitin himself. or steps have been taken to
deal with him, either as a pers ',i 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 Superintendent is of opinion
that the mental state of any such voluntary patient
is such a;s 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 a.s 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 tpovisions of this Provision for
section, a personal who is suffering from mental illness tretmen
anid is likely to benefit byi temporary treatment without
but is for the time being incapable of expressing rtifintion
i a lof certain
himself as willing or unwilling to receive such penrons.
treatmenIt may, on a written application duly made
in accoriance 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 numbered 21 in the Schedule, must ie
made to the Medical Superintendent and must, if
possible, be made, by the husband or wife, or by a
relative of the per,-on to whom it relates, or on tie
request of the husband or wife or, if a relative or
guardian, by a registered medical practitioner whose
patient or within whose area the said person then is,
and, ii' th-c ap 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.
(3) The application shall be accompanied by a
recomnimndation in the form numbered 22 in the
Schedule, signed by two registered medical
practitioners of whom one shall be the District
3M-,; Officer within whose area the said person
then is.
(-1) Each of the registered medical practi-
tiolers by whom a recommendation under this
section is to be made shall, before signing the
recommendation, examine the person to whom the


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27 ANTIGUA.






A NTtGA. 28 Mental Treatment.


recommendation relates either separately or in
conjunction with tie other and shall specify in the
reco mnlendation 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 ree lmmendation
relates was examined by the two registered medical
practitioners respectively and any such recolmmenda-
tion shall cease to have effect on the expiration of
fourteen days from the date on which the person
to whom the reconmmenidation elates was examined
by the two registered medical practitioner, or if
he was examined by those practiti.oncrs on two
different dates, on the expiration of fourteen days
from the later of those dates.

(6) Where a person is received as at temporary
patient under this section, notice of his reception,
together with a cony of the application on which he
was received and of the recommendation accompany-
ing the application shall, before the expiration of
the second day after the day on which h1e was
received be sent to the Senior Medical f )ficer by the
Medical Superintendent. The Administrator, act-
ing 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 authorized representative
free of cost a copy of such application or
recommendation.

(7) Tf a person so received di es in or departs
from the institution where he 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 Super-
intendent.

(8) Within one month of the reception of any
person received as a temporary patient under this
section he shall be visited by at least two members
of the Visiting Committee,


No. I of 1057..






J. oiental TIreatmient,.


(9) If after considering any recommendation
of such members of the Visiting Committee
concerning any temporary patient the 3M1l.l.I
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 Idav 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) Sul je.ct 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 M-1li.il
Superintendent upon the application of ont, of the
persons mentioned in subsection (2) of this section
provided that such further periods shall in no case
exceed ,ix months in all.
(13) The Administrator, acting in his dis-
cretion, may on the recommendation of the Medical
Superintendent at any time order-
(a) that, any person received as a tem-
'porary patient shall be discharged; or


,No. 1r of 1954'.


29 ANN'I'GUA.






. 71, Ird \o i tlof 195n


Establifh-
ment, composi-
tion, duties
and powers
of Visiting
Conimittree.


MISCELLANEOUS.
Prerogative 55. Nothing in this Ordinance shall pr c--
of Crown. judice any right or prc-r,,t!tivet of H t'r ajesty, or
of the Governor of th ILeeward fsltnds on behalf
of Her lMajesty.


(b) that steps shall be taken to deal with
him under this Ordinance as a person of
unsound mind.
PART XI.
VISITING COMMITTEE.
53. (1) There may be established a Visiting
Committee of the mental hospital which shall
consist of not more than three inembers, at least
one of whom shall be a doctor, to be appointed by
the Governor.
(2) Every member of the Visiting Committee
shall hold office during the pleasure of the Governor
and for a period of two years from the date of his
appointment, but shall be eligible for re-appoint-
ment.
(3) The Governor shall appoint one member
of the Visiting Committee to be Chli.,iiri.in.

54. The functions of the Visiting Committee
shall be-
(() 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 of any mental patient
adopted by the M,.-.I.lI Superintendent or other
medical practitioner working with or under him at
the mental hospital.
PART XII.


Functions of
the Visiting
Committee.


ANTlIGUA. 30


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No. 1 of 1-.-7. Mental Treatment. 31 ANIGOUA.

56. Nothing in this Ordinance shall apply Iusano
p)0r p olns so
to insane persons so found by inquisition. found by
inquisition.
57. The Governor in Council may make Regulations.
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;
(h) for the maintenance 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
iimade therein, and the returns :iud noice to tbe
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 'onms.
may be used in all.cases to which they are applicable,
but no such form shall in any case be obligatory.
59. The Lunatics Act and the Lunatics Act Repfil.
Amendment Act, 1931 are hereby repealed. L.Js. Act'
hCap. I 11
b; 9;31.
60. This Ordinance shall come into opera- Comnnimnce-
tion on a date to be appointed Ib the Governor by m""t.
Proclamation published in the (azctte.
ALEC LOVELACE,
President.
Passed the Legislative Council this 14th day
of December, 1956.
F. A. CLARKE,
Clerk of the Council.






.il.-,//l/ 'Treatnment.


SCHEDULE.


Form 1.
The Mental T..'i lnt Ordinance, 1950.


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 e and
does suspect and believe that D.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
before me,


District Magistrate.


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 com-
nmunicated by others (here state the facts and by
whom communicated).


Informant.


ANTIrUA. 32


No, 1 of 1957,






o. I of 1987. Mental Treahnent. 88 ATIGUA.
3. I 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 con-
tains all such facts known to me:

Statement.
(If any particulars in this statement are not
known, this is to be stated)..
Na:ui-' 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 relation-
ship.
(Add any other facts proper to be stated)
(Signed) R.K.
(Place of abode)


Dated this


day of






Mental T1 atment.


Form 3.


The Mental Treatment Ordinanoe, 1956.


Adjudication of mental disease and
to mental hospital.


Section 10(a)
committal


Antigua,


District


A.B. Informant, D.E. Respondent.

(Date)


Whereas on the


day of


Magistrate in and for


informed me the undersigned,
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
D.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 confine-
ment and do hereby order that the said D.E. be detained in
the mental hospital subject to the provisions of the above-
mentioned Ordinance, and the rules and regulations of such
mental hospital.


District .Iaigi.strate.


, A.B.,


ANTIGUA. 84


No. 1 of 1957.






No. I of 1957


rental T' ai', n&


Form 4.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
Section 10(b)
Adjudication of mental disease and committal
to licensed hnusi

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 confine-
ment: 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 dis-
trict 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 custody of the said D.E., and that his said house is
suitable for the reception of the said .)E. : Now. therefore,
I do hereby adjudge the said I.E. to be a person of unsound
mind and a proper subject for confineinent, and 1 do hereby
grant to the said E.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.E., 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 MAl..'i:' : t,.


"I A. NF I1A






ANTIGUA. 36 Mental Treatment. No. 1 of 1957.

Form 6.
Section 10(c)
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 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.I. 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 conlinement, and
1 do hereby order that the said D.E. be detained in the
mental hospital as a government-aided patient -ubject to
the provisions of the abovementioned Ordinance.

District Magistrate.

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 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
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 ).E. to be a person of unsound mind and a proper
subject for cornfinement, and being of opinion that the ques-
tion of the care and custody of the said D.E. may be more
conveniently decided by the )!agitrnat, 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
A.B. Informant, D.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 snuject 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 custody of the said I.E., iad that his said house is
suitable for the reception of the said D.E.: Now, therefore,
I do hereby grant to the said E.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.EI. and I do hereby order
that the said i.E. be detained as a person of unsound mind
in the said house of the said '.(;., in the care and custody
of the said F.G., subject to the provisions of the above-
mentioned Ordinance.
District Magistrate,


37 ANTIGUA.


No. 1 of 1057.


Mental Trreatmenzt.






3 Mental Treatment.


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 the Administrator of Antigua (herein-
after called the Administrator) of the One Part and C.D).
of of the Other Part; Whereas the
said C.D. has requested that l.F. a patient at present con-
fined in the mental hospital at (herein-
after called, the said mental hospital) may be liberated on
parole, and placed in charge of him the said C.D. : And
wheorea- the Medical Superintendent of the said mental
hospital (hereinafter called the Medical Superintenrdent)
has approved of the said l.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, clothinmr, 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.
SThe said C.). 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 (lny of the
date of these presents, or for such extended period ;,s mnnv he
agreed upon with the concurrence of tih< Meieicnl Sui)erin-
tendent between the Administrator and the said C.D., unless
such period or extended period be sooner determined by wrililn'
under the hand of tbe Administrator on the advice of the


ANTIGUA. 38


No. I of 19Z57.






Mental Treatment.


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 hereunto 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 Administra-
t,)r of Antigua and the within mentioned C.D. with the advice
of the \liiiic:il Superintendent that the within mentioned period
of be extended till the day
of
C.D.


Form 9.
The Mental 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


No. 1 of 1957.


39 ANTIGViA.






Ir40o,' 1 9Tr5eatment.


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 MaLi-tr'r;- in alnd 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 iof 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 M.Lgistrate in
and for the said district do hereby discharge the
said E.F. of the care aun custody of the said A.B., and do
hereby order that the said A.B. be removed from the licensed
house of the said .F. t the s E aid hoiise of the said (Q.R.. And
I do hereby grant to the said Q. t. a licence to receive the said
A.B. into his said house, andc there to have the care and
custody of him the said A.B. And I do hereby order that the
said A.B. be detained as a patient in the said house of the said
Q.t. in the care and custody of the said Q.R. subject to the
provisions of the abovementioned Ordinance.


I)'sh tert Jfargistrte.


ANTIRUA. 40


No. I of 1957-






Mental Treatment.


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 In formant.
before me
District Ma.it',trti.

Form 12.
The Mental Tr'ea/ient Ordina'~nc, 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 me for that A.B., a patient confined
in the licensed honue of E. F., situate at ,
within imy d(i,.rict s M\a;i?. rati, i:- ill-treated (or neglected)
and I, having heard the said c(o (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 a patient, subject to the
rules and regulations of the said mental hospital and to the
provisions of the abovementioned Ordinance.
District Magistrate.


No. 1 of 1957.


41 ANTIGUA.






No. i of 195.


MI2nt!.lJ Treatment.


Form 13.
The Mental T',,t..,r' Ordinance, 1956.
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 undersigned 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
the 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 hand 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 uf at
complaint was made before me, the undersigned Magistrate in
and for 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
confinement, 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 E. F. to release the said A. B., and him the said A. B. to
suffer to go at large whithersoever he will.
District Magistrate.


ANTIGUA. 42






.!.euca Treatment.


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 their 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 ind proper
to suspend the executiiin ,f the above order for the time and
subject to the condition hereinafter mentioned: Now, therefore,
I do order thar 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 suspension is subject to
the following condition, namely that tht said D. E. do reside
with his uncle P. K. in the village of and in
case the said I). shall suspension shall come void, and the above order shall revive
and be of full force and effect.
District Magistrate.
Form 16.
7T,c M1en/al Trealtmnt Ordina p.c, 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 Governor
did o der that ('. P. a criminal 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 ihe said C. 1). should not at anv
time be within tht- City of Saint John or within three miles of
any part of the boIundi:ries thereof: And whereas information
upon oath has been laid before me by b. P. 0.
of Police in the of that
the abovenentioned 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
and there detained as if he had not been
discharged therefrom.
District fal i'sratr,:(.


No. I of 19,57.


43 A NTIG riA.






ANTIGUA. -14 Mental Treatment. No. 1 of 1957.

Form 17.

The M ental Treatment Ordinance, 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 iin the said hospital for criminals
of unsound mind at

as if he had not been discharged therefrom.
Given under my hand this day of 19


,)istrircltIap'tr'e.


1





Mental Treatment.


Form 18.
The Mental 71'T t. 't 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 maintained, at the said mental hospital
sas 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 $ 1A., 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 arrear 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
and I do declare that the said A. B. holds the said property and
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.


Diuisrict Magistrate.


N~o. I of IM:",%


415 ANTIGUA.







Formn 19.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
Section 38,
Order for sale of insane person's real estate, and
application of proceeds for his maintenance.
Antigua.
District
In the matter of A. B., a person of unsound mind.
(Date)
Upon the application of Medical
Superintendent of the mental hospital it appear-
ing 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 ($400) to the said S. L. C., and the said S. L. C.
undertaking to apply the sumnf ( '_ III), part thereof in pay-
rent 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
the expenses of the n,..ipnt- .n 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
District Magistrate.


No. I of 1957,,


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Jfe~licul TiI~sutmelil






No. 1 of 1957. Mental Treatment. 47 ANTIGUA.
Form 20.
The Mental Treatment Ordinanoc, 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..................
........................... ............ W 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 manner:
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






Mental Trea'ment.


Form 22.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
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 him by others.


ANTIGUA, 48


No. I of 1957.






Mental Treatment.


Form 23.
The Mental Treatment Ordinance, 1956.
Agreement to bring a patient discharged on
parole for medical examination


In accordance with section
ment Ordinance, 1956, I


of the Mental Treat-
agree


to bring on 19 of
who is to be discharged on parole for a period
of weeks/months, to the Medical Superinten-
dent, 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 e-ical Superintendent ....................................Signature

The Mental Hospital, ......................................Witness

Antigua.


























Printed at the Government Printing Officc. Antigui, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLACgMAN, Goverunent Printer.--By Authority.
1957.


No. 1 of 1957.


49 ANTIGUA.


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[Price 60 cents.]







THE FACTORIES ORDINANCE, 1957.

No. 12 of 1957.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.
PRELIMINARY
-h .ri Title
Meaning of Factory "
Interpretation

PART I
APPLICATION OF ORDINANCE.

General application
Application to factories belonging to Government
Application of Specific Provisions
Responsibility where part of building is separate factory

PART II.
HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE.
Health
Safety
Welfare
Special Protective Measures

PART 11.
MISCELLANEOUS.

Notice of occupation of factory, and use of mechanical power
Notices, Records, etc.
Protection of Outworkers
Duties of persons employed
Prohibition of deductions from wages

PART IV.
ADMINISTRATION.


Appointment of Inspector and other officers
Powers of Inspector
Certificate of appointment of Inspector
Duty to furnish means for Inspector
Penalty for disclosure of trade secrets
Issue and revocation of certificates
Provisions as to Regulations and Orders
Ordinance


made under this


PART V,

OFFENCES, PENALTIES AND LEGAL PROCEEDINGS.


24. Offences
95. Provisions regarding continuing (.tleIce1






PART V.-(cmat'd).


2(6. Fines for .jffl'.-N for which no express penalty provided
27. Power to make Regulations to include power to prescribe penalties
for oilen.i',s 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 offence by parent
31. Forgery of certificates, false entries, and false declarations
32. Penalty for persons 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.





ANTIGMA.


[ 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
machinery, 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.
stories Ordinance, 1957.
2. Factory in this Ordinance means any Meaningof
premises included in the First Schedule. "factory"
3. (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


12.a; ot 1957.


Factories,






ANTIGUA. 2


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 main-
tenance of a building (including re-
pointing, 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 "contra-
vene 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;


factories,


-No. 1-9, o 1957.






IN. 1 Of 1917,


"Inspector" means a factory in,;p''tor ap-
pointed under this Ordinance;
"machinery includes any driving-belt;
"maintained means maintained in an efficient
state, in efficient working order, and in
good repair;
Smine includes any place, excavation or
working whereon, wherein, or whereby
any operation in connection with mining
is carried on, but does not include a
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 mechan-
ical 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 pur-
pose of mining stone, slate, granite or
other igneous or metamorphic rocks,
quartz, marble, flint, chalk, gravel, sand,
clay or gypsum, together with all build-
ings, erections, plant, 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 in-
cludes any works of the railway company
connected with the railway;


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No. 12 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 inc 1 udes urinals,
water-closets, earthclosets, privies, ashpits,
and any similar convenience;
"Schedule" means Schedule to this Ordi-
nance;
"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 atmos-
phere 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 appara-
tus (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 atmos-
pheric pressure;
"stone" includes all kinds of limestone, sand-
stone, calcareous sandstone or basalt;
"tenement factory" means any premises
where mechanical power from any prime
mover within the close or cartilage of the
premises is distributed for use in manu-
facturing processes to different parts of
the same premises occupied by different
persons in such manner that those parts
constitute in law separate factories;


ANTIGUA. 4






No. 12 of 1.1K7.


"transmiission machinery means every shaft,
wheel, drum, pulley, system of fast and
loose pulleys, coupling, clutch, driving-
belt 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 re-
painting) 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 spe-
cified by regulations made by the Gover-
nor in Council;
young person means a person who has
attained the age of fourteen and has not
attained the age of eighteen.

(2) A womanr, 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 sul.ject of the process therein,
shall, save as iS otherwise provided by this Ordi-
nance, be deemed to be employed therein for the
purposes of this Ordinance or of any proceedings
thereunder.

(3) A yvong person who works in a factory,
whether for wages or not, in collvetiig. carrying or
delivering goods, carrying messages or running
errands shall be deemed to be employed in the
factory for the purposes of this Ordinance or of any
proceedings thereunder,


Factories.


5 ANTIOUA.













General appli-
cation.




Application
to factories
belonging to
Government.























Application of
specific provi-
sions.


(4) For the purposes of this Ordinance, an
apprentice shall be deemed to be a person employed.
PART I.
APPLICATION OF ORDINANCE.
4. Save as in this Ordinance otherwise
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.

6. (1) This Ordinance shall apply to fac-
tories belonging to or in the occupation of Her
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 Majet.-ty'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 any factory
belonging to Her 1:ijeitry'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.
6. The Governor in Council may by order
declare that the provisions of certain sections shall
be applicable to tenement factories, electrical sta-
tions, premises in which steam boilers are used,
premises in which hoists and lifts atre used, institu-
tions, docks, wharves, quays (including any ware-
houses 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,


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No. 12 of !1':.7.





\o. 12 of 1957.


7. Where a part of a building is let as a Responsibility
separate factory the Governor in Council may by whur pan of
order declare which sections of the Ordinance are to separate
be the responsibility 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- Health.

(a) keep the factory in a clean state;
(b) not permit the factory to be over-
crowded;
(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 em-
ployed 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, being not less than seven days, unless he has
been examined by a duly qualified medical practi-
tioner 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
conditions and procedure under which ceitifi-
cates are to be issued,


7 IiNTIGUA.


Factories.







(4) The Givernor in Council may make
regulations requiring arrangements to be made for
medical supervision in any factory.


safety
duty
apple


Safety.


9. (1) For the purpose of securing the
ty of persons employed in or performing any
in a factory the following provisions shall
y 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 includ-
ing 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 steam boiler, steam container,
steam receiver, air receiver, gas holder or other
pressure vessel ued in any factory shall be
operated and maintained in such a manner as
to be safe to persons employed or ork;r[g in
the factory;


ANTIMI~ii. 8


SNo. 12 of 1951.


Factories.







(f) all chains, rupes and lifting tackle,
cranes and other lifting machineF, 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;
(q) all floors, steps, stairs, passag4,s and
gangways shall he of sound construction and
p'rop'p'rly miin!aiiiied and every part of the
ways, works, mn:!hinery or plant usei in the
factory shal 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 oilers.
all its fittings and attachments 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 sub-
section shall consist, in the first plnce 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 ii ikl ; the examination shall
see that the safety valve i, so adjusted as to
prevent the boiler being worked at a pressure
greater than the maximum permissible working
pressure.
(') A ceri hicae 01 f 1at i every such
examination iIn the prescribed form shall be sent
to the Labour Conmmissioner within twenty
.ght i*v .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 boiler when
it is cold and its examination when it is under
steam pressure shall be treated as ,pa'.t,
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No. 12 of 19,57.


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9 ANTIGUA.






ANTIGUA 10


(d) No steam boiler which has been pre-
viously 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 Commis-
sioner.
(e) No new steam boiler shall be taken
into use unless there has been obtained from
the manufacturer of the boiler or from a com-
petent person a certificate specifying the
maximum permissible working pressure thereof,
such certificate to be sent to the Labour Com-
missioner.
(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 sub-
section that specified in the certificate of the
result of the last examination.
(g) The Labour Commissioner may by
certificate except from any of the provisions of
this subsection any class or type of steam boiler
to which he is satisfied that such provision
cannot reasonably be applied. Any such ex-
ception may be unqualified or may be subject
to such conditions as may be contained in the
certificate.
(3) The Governor in Council 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 magis-
trate 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 in a factory is carried on in such a
manner as to be dangerous the magistrate may by
order prohibit the use the factory or part thereof
or of the machinery or plant either absolutely or
until the danger is remedied.


Factories.


No. 12 of 1957.-







(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, he
may make Regulations requiring the occupier to
make such provision by arrangements for special
supervision in regard to safety, 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 con-
nection 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 fac-
tory, 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 sup-
ply of wholesome drinking
water;
(ii) the provision of washing facili-
ties;
(iii) the provision of accommodation
for clothing not worn during
working hours and for drying
such clothing;
(iv) the provision for the use of em-
ployed 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
fi rt-aid- box, or first-aid equip-
ment;
(vi) the provision and maintenance
of such other arrangements as
appear to him to be necessary,
including canteens, messroms,
rest rooms, welfare supervision,


11 ANTIrrri.


No. 12 of 1957.


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(2) ".':1, iiovernor in Council may make Regu-
lations pre'-.cribing 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
t'eti, me," Regulations prescribing the measures to be taken to
protect thi, persons employed against the inhalation
of any dust, fumes or other impurities likely to be
injurious or oRtirsil. 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 nny room
where he is satisfied that it may 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
rspecify any process which involves a special risk of
iijr to the eyes and may require the provision of
suitable g,,uLl '-. or -tfi'V n,- screens to protect the
eyes of the persons employed in that process.

(4) Where in any factory workers are em-
ployed in any process involving exposure to wet or
to any injurious or offensive substance the Governor
in Council may by order require the provision and
maint-enmtnce of suitable protective clothing and
appiimnces inciudiny whero necessary, suitable
gloves, footwear, g l and head coverings for the
use of such workers.

(5) (a) No person shall use white phos-
phorus in the manufacture of matches.

(b) For the purpose of this part of the
Ordinaliceth tI hex pression white phosphorus "
means the substance usually known as white or
yellow phosphorus.


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No. 12 of 1957.






datorfw.


(6) The Governor in Council may make Regt;
nations to secure the health and welfare of workl.rs
employed in any factory in which atmospheric
humidity is artificially produced by *t,:,i;rin. or
other means in connection with any textile process.
(7) The Governor in Council may make Reg-
ulations prohibiting or restricting the carrying on of
work in any underground room, and may prescribe
the standards of construction, height, light, ventila-
tion, any hygienic conditions and the means of
escape in case of fire to be provided in any such
workroom in which works 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 wash-
house 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 make Regu-
lations 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 descrip-
tion 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 may. subject to
the provisions of this Ordinance, make such
special Regulations us appear to him to be
reasonably practicable and to meet the necessity
of the case.
(b) Such Regulations may prohibit or re-
strict 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
mai apply to all factories or to fany specific
class or description of such factories, may pro-
vide for exemption in prescribed circumstances


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ANTIGUA. 14


Notice of
occupation
of factory,
and use of
mechanical
power.


and may impose obligations on owners of
factories, employed persons and other persons,
as well as on the occupiers of factories.

PART III.
MISCELLANEOUS.
12. Every person shall, not less than one
month before he begins or continues after the com-
mencement of this Ordinance to occupy, or to use
premises as, a factory, serve on the Labour
Commissioner a written notice stating the particulars
prescribed in the Second Schedule, and if he fails to
do so, he shall be guilty of an offence and shall be
liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceed-
ing twenty-five dollars or ten dollars for each day
since the expiration of the month aforesaid, which-
ever is the greater or to imprisonment for a term
not exceeding two months.


Notices, 13. The Governor in Council may by Reg-
Records, etc. ulations require-

(a) such notices to be posted in any
factory;
(b) such registers and records to be
kept;
(c) such returns of persons employed
to be submitted-
as may appear to him to be necessary.

Protection of 14. The Governor in Council may make
outworkers. 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-
sons employ-
ed.


15. (1) No person employed in a factory or
in any other place to which any provisions of this
Ordinance apply shall wilfully interfere with or
misuse any means, appliance, convenience or
other thing provided in pursuance of this Ordi-
nance 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.


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(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 hiom ,jNutiois
in pursuance of this Ordinance, make any deduc-
tion 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 Appointmnnt
responsible for the administration of this Ordi- of 1npetor
1ad "thtr
nance, except insofar as the (Governor in Council offices.
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 sub-
section (1) of this section the Labour
Commissioner may at any time that he thinks fit
exercise all or any 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 intpectors.
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 fac-
tory and any part of any building of which a
Factory forms part and in which he has reason-
able 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.
terms, 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 such 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 uf the matters
respecting which he is so examined; so, how-
ever, that no one shall be required thunder this
provision to answer any question or to give
any evidence tending to incriminate himself;

(g) 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 atthorised 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 Odinancee or in the discharge of his duties as
ani 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 practitioner, and certi-
fied 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 Certificate of
with a certificate of his appointment, and when STi pot"'g
visiting a factory or place to which any of the pro-
visions 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 fur-
and employees shall furnish the means required by for l nspcor
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 Pinalty for
powers conferred by this Ordinance, or any diloueo
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


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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 .
cortificatoH. 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 2. Any regulation or order made under
to regula-
tionf 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 Crorntin 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 responsi-
ble) 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 ma) 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.


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M 12 of J';,t7,


(3) If the occupier of a factory avails himself
of any special exception allowed by or under this
Ordinance and fails 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, co-
operative 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 accord-
ingly.
26. It is hereby declared that where the Provisions
contravention of any provision of this Ordinance is r~~ni'fg
a continuing offence- offences
(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- Fins for
nance provided, any person guilty of an offence "" for.
under this Ordinance for which no express penalty press penalty
is provil:ed by this Ordinance shall be liable on providd.
summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one
hundred dollars, and, if the contravention in respect
of which he was so convicted is continued after the


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Power to make
Regulations to
include power
to prescribe
penalties for
offences
against
Regulations.






Power of
court to order
cause of con-
travention to
be remedind.















Fines in caso
of death or
nijury.


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.

27. The power to make Regulations under
this Ordinance includes power to prescribe for an
offence against the Regulations such penalty not
exceeding fifty dollars for each such offence as the
authority making the Regulations may think fit,
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.

28. Where the occupier or owner of a
factory is convicted of an offence under this Ordi-
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
Smay be, shall be liable on summary conviction to a
fine not exceeding ten dollars for each day on
which the non-compliance continues.
29. If any person is killed, or dies, or
suffers any bodily injury, in consequence of the
occupier or owner of a factory having contravened
any provision of this Ordinance, or of any regula-
tion 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 injurrd
person or his family or otherwise as the Governor
in Council determines:


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No. 12 of 1957.








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 prou,' .dinLgs
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 dis-
missed before the death or injury occurred.
80. If a young person is employed in any Fine for
factory in contravention of the provisions of this offenoo by
Ordinance, the parent of the young person shall be ptrUt.
guilty of an offence and liable on summary convic-
tion to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars,
unless it appears to the court that the contraven-
tion occurred without the consent, connivance, or
wilful default of the parent.
31. If any person- Forgery of
certificates,
(a) forges or counterfeits any certificate false entries,
required by, under, or for the purposes of, and fa
I del'aration4.
this 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;
(y) wilfully connives at any such forging,
counterfeiting, giving, signing, uttering,
making use, personating or pretending as
aforesaid;
(A) wilfully makes a false entry in any
register, notice, certificate, or document re-
quired by, under or for the purposes of this
Ordinance or any order or regulation made
thereunder to be kept or served or sent;


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Factories.


21 ANTIGUA.







(i) wilfully makes or signs a false decla-
ration required by, under or for, the purposes
of this Ordinance or any order or regulation
made 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 misdemeanor and liable to a fine not
exceeding five hundred dollars, or to imprisonment
for a term not exceeding one year.

Penalty for 32. Where an act or default for which an
persons aut-
uasly comit- occupier or owner is liable under this Ordinance is
ting offence in fact the act or default, of some agent, servant,
for whic oc- worker or other person, that agent, servant, worker
ble. or other person shall be guilty of an offence and
liable to the like fine as if he were the occupier or
owner, as the case may be.

Penalty for 33. (1) Any person who-
obstruction,
etc.
(a) obstructs or delays tn 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, certifi-
cate, book, or document, lie 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 under this section within two
years from the last conviction for the same offence,
to a fine of fifty dollars or to imprisonment for
a term not exceeding six months,


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No. 12 of 1957.






No. 12 of 1957.


(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
factory is charged with an offence under this Ordi-
nance, he shall be entitled upon information duly
laid by him and on giving to the prosecution not
less than three days' notice in writing of his inten-
tion, to have any other person whom he charges as
the actual offender brought before the court at the
time appointed for hearing the charge; and if, after
the commission 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 com-
mitted the 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 any 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 satis-
faction 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


Power of oc-
cupier or
owner to ex-
empt himself
from liability
on conviction
of the actual
offender.


Factories.


23 ANTIGUA.







(c) that it has been committed without
the consent, connivance or wilful default of the
occupier or owner and in contravention of his
orders,
the Inspector shall proceed against the person
whom he believes to be the actual offenJer without
first proceeding against the occupier or owner of
the factory.
Proceedings 3b. Where, under this Ordinance, any
against person is substituted for the occupier or owner
than occupi- with respect to any provisions of this Ordinance,
ors or owners. iny order, summons, 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 occupier or
owner, is hereby required or authorized (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
machine lin- of a machine or implement moved by mechanical
blie in certain
cases instead power is some person other than the occupier of the
of occupier, factory, the owner or hirer shall, so far as respects
Iany oi'. Il'.- under this Ordinance committed in
relation to a ,; i,-ri 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 37. (1) In any proceedings under this
Soffrences Ordinance it shall be lli iI.I in the information to
and recovery
and applica- allege that the factory is a factory within. the
tion of fine,. 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
at the 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


ANrTIGUA. 24


No. 12 of 157.


Factories.






No. 12 of 1957.


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.
(1) 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.
88. (1) Where in any proceedings under this
Ordinance with respect to a young person it appears
to the court that that young person is apparently
of or below the age alleged by the informant, it
shall lie on the defendant 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-
mons or order) required or authorised to be served
under this Ordinance may be served-
(a) on any person by delivering it to him,
or by leaving it at, or sending it by post to?
his residences;


Special provi.
sions as to
evidence.















Service and
sending of
documents,
etc.


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25 ilqTrldti.







(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 occu-
pier 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 authorized under this Ordi-
nance to be sent to an 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. 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 under 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.


41. If by reason of an agreement between
the owner and the occupier of premises the whole
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 prem-
ises 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 mny witnesses whom they desire to call,
may make such order setting aside or modifying
the terms of the agreement as the Court considers
just and equitable in the circumstances of the case.


Power of
court to
modify agree-
ments.


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No. 12 of 1957.







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 require-
ment imposed by or under this Ordinance and the
owner or occupier as the case may be allegess 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 cir-
cumstances 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 Commenou-
operation on a date to be appointed by the Governor "nt and
by Proclamation published in the Gazette.

(2) Except where otherwise expressly pro-
vided 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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27 ANTIGUA.







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 for 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 fore-
going 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 con-
structed, 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 pur-
poses of any public institution;
(v) any premises in which the construction,
reconstruction 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 industrial 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 on inci-
dentally 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 inci-
dentally 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 belong-
ing 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 under-
taking 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 a 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 per-
sons 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
Her 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 M-.j it\'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 threat 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 em-
ployed, or intended to be employed, at any one
time.



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