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Group Title: Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette.
Title: The Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette
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Title: The Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette
Physical Description: 12 v. : ; 25-35 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Antigua
Montserrat
British Virgin Islands
Publisher: Govt. Printer.
Place of Publication: St. John's? Antigua
Frequency: weekly
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 Subjects
Subject: Law -- Periodicals -- Antigua and Barbuda   ( lcsh )
Law -- Periodicals -- Montserrat   ( lcsh )
Law -- Periodicals -- British Virgin Islands   ( lcsh )
Politics and government -- Periodicals -- Antigua and Barbuda   ( lcsh )
Politics and government -- Periodicals -- Montserrat   ( lcsh )
Politics and government -- Periodicals -- British Virgin Islands   ( lcsh )
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legislation   ( marcgt )
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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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 Related Items
Preceded by: Leeward Islands gazette
Succeeded by: Antigua official gazette
Succeeded by: Montserrat official gazette
Succeeded by: Virgin Islands official gazette

Table of Contents
    Main
        Page 247
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    Antigua, Ordinance, no. 14 of 1957: Criminal Procedure Act (Amendment) Ordinance, 1957
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    Virgin Islands, Ordinance, no. 6 of 1957: Births and Deaths Ordinance, 1957
        Page B-1
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    Antigua, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 33 of 1957: Antigua Postal Services (Amendment) Rules and Regulations, 1957
        Page C-1
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        Page C-3
        Page C-4
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    Antigua, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 34 of 1957: Postal Service Rules and Regulations, 1957
        Page D-1
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    Antigua, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 36 of 1957: Public Roads (Five Islands) Order, 1957
        Page E-1
    Montserrat, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 24 of 1957: Mosquito Control (Amendment) Regulations, 1957
        Page F-1
    Montserrat, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 25 of 1957: Proclamation dated September 28, 1957, appointing a Session for the Legislative Council of the Colony
        Page G-1
    Montserrat, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 27 of 1957: Proclamation dated October 28, 1957, declaring a close season for Cotton planting
        Page H-1
    British Virgin Islands, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 28 of 1957: Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Regulations, 1957
        Page I-1
        Page I-2
    British Virgin Islands, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 29 of 1957: Tortola Central Electricity Supply Area Order, 1957
        Page J-1
    British Virgin Islands, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 30 of 1957: Proclamation dated October 25, 1957, convoking the Legislative Council of the Colony
        Page K-1
    British Virgin Islands, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 31 of 1957: Proclamation dated October 26, 1957appointing a Session for the Legislative Council of the Colony
        Page L-1
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A THE

TIGUA, MONTSERRAT

AND

GIN ISLANDS GAZETTE.

O published by cduthority.


THURSDAY, 31ST OCTOBER, 1957.


Notices.


It is announced for public informa-
tion that Her Majesty The QUEEN
has been pleased to approve the
appointment of S i r KENNETH
BLACKBURNE, K.C.M.G., O.B.E.,
former Governor and Commander-in-
Chief of the Leeward Islands, to be
Captain General and Governor-in-
Chief Jamaica in succession to Sir
HUGH FOOT, G.C.M.G,, K.C.V.O.,
O.B.E., whose appointment as Gover-
n o r and Commander-in-Chief,
Cyprus, was announced on October
22nd. An announcement of the date
on which Sir KENNETH BLACK-
BURNE will take up his new appoint-
ment will be made later.
Chief Secretary's Ohfice,
Anrtifua.
30th Oclober, 1957.
Ref. No. S. 1. A/o0000


United States Consular
Representation.
It is notified for general informa-
tion that, pending the receipt of the
Commission of Appointment, and the
subsequent issue of Her Majesty's
Exequatur, Mr. KNOX LAMB has
been accorded provisional recognition
as Consul of the United States in
Barbados with jurisdiction in Barba-
dos and the Leeward Islands.
Chief Secretary's Ofice,
Antigua,
28th October, 1957,
19/00010

It is notified for general informa-
tion that under the provisions of the
Nurses Registration Ordinance, 1954
(No. 14 of 1954), as amended, the
following persons have been ap-
pointed to be members of the Nursing
Council of Antigua for the period 1st
October, 1957, -to 31st October,
1958:-
Dr. L. R. Wynter, M.B.E.,M.D.,C.M.,
D.O.M.S.--Chairman
Dr. William T. Joseph, M.B., B.ch.,
B.O.A., D.T.M. & H, D.R.C.O.G.
Mrs. M. Harney Brown, S.R.N., C.M.B.
Mrs. Edith Bailey, S.R.N., c M.B.
Mrs. V. Lewis
Mrs. Joyce Cockerill, S.R.N., C.M.B.
Administi actor's Office,
Antigua.
24th October, 1957.

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No. 126.
Appointments, transfers, etc., in
the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-
Antigua.
Andrews, W., Uncertificated Teacher,
Education Department resigned
appointment. Sept. 30.
Bailey, Miss E., appointed Junior
Clerk, Registrar's Dept. July 1.
Edwards, A. C., appointed Junior
Clerk, Peasant Development Divi-
sion, Agricultural Dept. May 9.
Evanson, Miss V., Certificated Teacher
Class II, Education Department
seconded for duty at the Spring
Gardens Teachers' Training Col-
lege. Sept. 1.

Longford, Mrs E. R., Acting Senior
Clerk, Chief S-cretary's Office, con-
firmed in Appointment.
Mack, Miss B., appointed Attendant,
Fiennes Institute. Jan. 1.

Richards, Miss I. appointed Uncertifi-
cated Teacher, Education Depart-
ment Sept. 9.
Samuel, Miss E., appointed Junior
Clerk, Public Works Dept. Oct. 1.
Sweeney, J., appointed Petty Officer
Class III, Public Works Dept.
Nov. 1.
CONFIRMATION OF ORDINANCES
No. 127.
The Secretary of State for the
Colonies has informed the Governor
that the power of disallowance will
not be exercised in respect of the
undermentioned Ordinance:-
Antigua.
No. 10 of 1957, "Matrimonial
Causes Act (Amendment) Ordinance,
1957." Oct. 14
Chief Secretary's Office,
Antigua.
24th October, 1957.
No. 128.
The following Ordinances & Statu-
tory Rules and Orders are circulated
with this Gazette and form part
thereof:--
ORDINANCES.
Antigua.
No. 14 of 1957, "The Criminal
Procedure Act (Amendment) Ordi-
nance, 1957. 8 pp. Price 10 cts.
Virgin Islands.
No. 6 of 1957, "The Births and
Deaths Ordinance, 1957."
24 pp. Price 26 cents.


STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.
Antigua.
No. 33 of 1957, "The Antigua
Postal Service (Amendment) Rules
and Regulations, 1957."
6 pp. Price 9 cts.
No. 34 of 1957, The Postal Ser-
vice Rules and Regulations, 1957."
9 pp. Price 12 cls.
No. 36 of 1957, "The Public Roads
(Five Islands) Order, 1957,"
1 pp. Price 3 cents.
Monitirrat.
No, 24 of 1957, "The Mosquito
Control (Amendment) Regulations,
1957." 1 pp. Price 3 cts.
No. 25 of 1957, "Proclamation
dated September 28, 1957, appointing
a Session for the Legislative Council
of th, Colony." 1 pp Price 3cts.
No. 27 of 1957, Proclamation
dated October 28, 1957, declaring a
close season for Cotton planting.
1 pp. Price 3 cts.
British Virgin Islands.
No. 28 of 1957, The Motor Vehi-
cles (Amendment) Regulations, 1957."
2 pp. Price 4 cts.
No. 29 of 1957, The Tortola Cen-
tral Electricity Supply Area Order,
1957." 1 pp. Price 3 cts.
No, 30 of 1957, "Proclamation
dated October 25, 1957, convoking
the Legislative Council of the
Colony." 1 pp. Price 3 cts.
No. 31 of 1957, "Proclamation
dated October 26, 1957 appointing a
Session for the Legislative Council of
the Colony." 1 pp. Price 3cts.

TRAFFIC NOTICE.
The Antigua Vehicles & Road
Traffic Ordinance, 1946.
No. 5 OF 1946.
By virtue of the power conferred
upon me by Section 2 of the Antigna
Vehicles and Road Traffic Ordinance,
No. 5 of 1946, I hereby announce
that until further notice, the lighting-
up time for vehicles shall be from
6 p.m. to 5.30 a.m.
Dated this 11th day of October,
1957.
H. G. SEWARD,
Traffic Commissioner &
Commissioner of Police.


No. 47,










248 THE ANTIGUA, MONTSERRAT AND VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE [October 31, 1957.


INVALIDATION OF ANTIGUA STAMPS.




It is hereby notified for general
information that, notwithstanding the
provisions of the King George VI ten
shillings and one pound Stamps
(Inv:lidation) Order, 1957 (S. R. & O.
1957 No. 9) the Antigua stamps of
the values of ten shillings and one
pouil authorized for use in Antigua
by the Stamps Order, 1948, (S. R. & O
1948 No. 6) may, by virtue of the
King George VI ten shillings and one
pound Stamps (Continuance of Use)
Order, 1957. (S. R. & 0. 1957 No. 29)
continue to b- used for the payment
of postage or stamp duties up to and
including the 31st day of March,
1958, after which date they shall no
longer be valid for the said purposes.

Provision has, however, been made
in the above Continnanca of Use
Order for a period of grace of three
months thereafter, that is on or
before the 30th day of June, 1958,
within which holders of the stamps
of the abovementioned denomina-
tions may effect their exchange at the
General Post Office, St. John's, Anti-
gua, for a stamp or stamps of equal
value authorised for use in the Colony
of Antigua.


Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
21st September, 1957.



; Provost Marshal's Office,
Antigua,
21st October, 1957.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that there will be sold on the various
premises in the City of Saint John
hereafter named on Thursday, 21st
November, 1957 at 12 o'clock noon,
the lands and tenements belonging to
the persons whose names are set out


hereunder, tha said premises having
been levied upon to satisfy the City
Rate due thereon for the year 1957.

BENNETT STREET:

K. O. Dowe, Alphonso Hamilton,
Oscar Gilead, Kenneth Henry.

ATHILL STREET:

Sarah Mason, William A. Richards,
Christiana Oliver, Gerald Simon
Price, Edmund John.

CHRISTOPHER STREET:

Albert Benjamin, Esther Christian,
Lydia Small.

BRYSON STREET:

Nathaniel Whyte, Pearl Hutchin-
son, Evelyn George, Susannah
Baptiste, Clarence Joseph.

ALFRED PETER'S STREET:

Louisa Mannix, Gwendolyn Hunte,
Charles Anthony, Evans Hamilton,
Vincent Simon, Pearl Hutchinson.

DICKENSONBAY STREET:

Arthur James, Bertie Oliver, Est.
of Hagar Cann, George Williams.

ST. GEORGE'S STREET:

Est. of Charles Davis, Est. of Steven
Melvin, (2), Mary Chapman, Victoria
James, Samuel Edwards, Julia
Martin.

ST. JOHN'S STREET:
Cecelia Christian, Est. of Rebecca
Christian, Alicia Hunbe, Ivy Dench,
Eliza Stevens, Mary Grant, Mary
Simon, Alice Adams.

BISHOPGATE STREET:

Sydney Benjamin, Louisa Thomas,
Zellin McGillvery, Margaret Blaney.

CECIL O. BYRON,
Provost Marshal.


IT IS HEREBY NOTIFIED for
general information that as from the
8th day of October, 1957, all goods
brought or sent to the Antigua Electri-
city, Ice and Cold Storage Department
for Cold Storage will only be accepted
on condition that the dep:irtment
shall be under no liability in respect
of any loss, deterioration, damage or
claim ol' whatev-r nature occasioned
by or arising directly or indirectly
from any defect of whatever nature
in the refrigerating plant and rooms
of the department.

The above condition shall be im-
plicit on the presentation and accept-
ance of any such goods for Cold
Storage.


R. T. STEVENS,
Ag. Director,
Electricity & Telephones.

7th October, 1957.


RAINFALL FIGURES
Agricultural Department,
Antigua.


Month liIs8.
January 1.93
Feb. 1.02
Mar. 5.60
April 2.06
May 1.50
June 1.31
July 3.20
August 3.15
September 2.10
To 26th Oct. .73


1965.
2.16
.08
.88
1.75
2.81
1.47
2.13
8.25
5.59
3.i3


1956.
5.15
1.23
1 40
3.83
2.58
6.72
4.29
5.67
2.10
6.58


1957.
3.1i
2.29
.40
2.54
1.19
286
1 50
6.48
8.45
2.54


22.60 38.10 37.45 3755 31.41


GAZETTE INDEX.



The Index to Vol. I of The Anti-
gua, Montserrat & Virgin Islands
Gazette for the period July to Decem-
ber, 1957, is circulated with this issue.


Pursuant to section 78 (2) of the Virgin Islands Constitution and Elections Ordinance, 1954, it is hereby
notified for general information that in connexion with the nomination held on the 2nd October, 1956, and the
elections of the 15th October, 1957, the following candidates have been duly elected for the undermentioned
electoral districts:-


Electoral District
The Third District
The Fourth District
The Second District

The First District
The Fifth District


Candidate
Ivan Dawson
Leslie Malone
Glanville Fonseca
Howard R. Penn
Lavity Stout
Waldo E. O'Neal


DATED this 17th day of October, 1957.


H. ALEX BESSON,
Supervisor of Elections.


Printed it the Government Printing Office, Antigua, Letevwd Isllani,
by E. M. BLAOKMAN, Government Printer.-By Authority.
1957.


[Price 82 cents.]






No. 14 of 1957.


Criminal Procedure Act
(Amendment).


[L.S.]


I ASSENT,
A. T. WILLIAMS,
Governor.
30th September, 1957.


ANTIGUA.

No. 14 of 1957.


An Ordinance to amend further the Criminal
Procedure Act.
[30th September, 1957.]
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony
of Antigua.
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the
Criminal Procedure Act (Amendment) Ordinance,
1957, and shall be read as one with the Criminal
Procedure Act, as amended, hereinafter called the
Principal Act.
2. Section 2 of the Principal Act is hereby
amended by inserting the following definition
i immediately after the definition of the word
"Property;':-
"the Court" means the Supreme Court or
f- jiJudge thereof.

/ Pt
.C-^


Commence-
ment,


Short title.
cap, 31;
Act 11/194.B;
S. R, & 0.
1956 No. 22.

Amendment
of section 2 of
the Principnl
Act.


ANTIGUA.






ANTIGUA. 2 Criminal Procedure Act No. 14 of 1957.
(Amendment).
Amendment 3. For the caption of Part VIT of the
of caption of
Part VII of Principal Act the following shall be substituted:-
the Principal
Act. EVIDENCE, ATTENDANCE OF
WITNESSES, AMENDMENT, JUDG-
IMENTS, &C."

Insertion of 4. Immediately after section 33 of the
in the Prini- Principal Act, the following new sections shall
pal Act, be inserted:-
"Attendance 34. Every person who is bound by
of witness
bound by recognisance to attend at any criminal sessions
recognisance or sittings of the Court as a witness, whether
to attend,
for the prosecution or for the defence, in any
case to be tried at such sessions or sittings,
shall be bound to attend the Court, whether
or not he has received any subpoena or notice,
on the day appointed for the trial of such
case, and on subsequent days of such sessions
or sittings, until the case has been disposed of,
or until he has been discharged by the Court
from further attendance.
Writs of 34A. (1) Every person whose attend-
subpoenas .
ance as a witness, whether for the prosecution
or for the defence, is required in any case, and
who has not been bound by recognisance to
attend as a witness at the criminal sessions or
sittings at which such case is to be tried, shall
be summoned by a writ of subpoena.
(2) Every such subpoena shall issue in
the name of the Queen, and shall be tested in
the name of the Chief Justice.
Duty to 34B. (1) Subject to the provisions of
ubpoenae Rubsection (2) of this section, it shall be the
duty of the Registrar, on being furnished
with the names and places of abode of any
witnesses on behalf of the prosecution or
defence whose attendance is required to be
secured by subpoena, to prepare for service
a writ or writs of subpoena directed to such
witnesses, together with as many copies
thereof, as there may be witnesses named in
such writ or writs.






No. 14 of 1957. Criminal Procedure Act 3 ANTTGUA.
(Amendment).

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of
subsection (1) of this section, it shall be lawful
for the Registrar, before a subpoena directed
to any witness whose attendance is required
on behalf of the defence is prepared, to require
to be satisfied by evidence on oath or other-
wise that that witness is likely to be able to
give material evidence: Provided that nothing
in this subsection shall be deemed to prejudice
any right or power of the Court at the trial to
call, or permit to be called, any witness.
(3) When application shall be made to
postpone any trial by reason of the absence of
any witness, it shall be taken as prima iacie
evidence, liable nevertheless to be rebutted,
that the party applying for such postpone-
ment has not exercised all due and necessary
diligence to secure the attendance ,o such
witness if it shall appear that no subpoena
to such witness was requested four clear days
at the least before the first day of the criminal
sessions or sittings.
341C. The Registrar, by himself or his Sorviceof
assistants, shall with all diligence, se're, or subpo"Uens,
attempt to serve, a copy of the writ of
subpoena upon each witness to be served, and
shall note every such service or attempted
service with the time thereof upon the original
writ of subpoena, nmd shall endorse and
subscribe thereon a certificate of the service or
non -service thereof, as the circumstances of the
cas mary require; ainy such certificate shall be
prinna facie evidence of the facts stated therein.
341). If any person who has been warrant for
bound by recognisance to attend as a witness, apprehension
of witness rnot
whether for the prosecution or for the defence, attending on
at the trial of any ease does not attend the recognisance.
Court on the day appointed for the trial of
such case, and no reasonable excuse is offered
for such non-attendance, the Court may issue
a warrant to apprehend such person, and to
bring him, at a time to be mentioned in the
warrant, before the Court in order to give
evidence on behalf of the prosecution or of the
defence, as the case may be.






ANr


IGUA. 4 Criminal Procedure Act No. 14 of 1967.
(Amendment).
Warrant for 34E. If any person to whom any writ
apprehension p
of witness Of subpoena is directed does not attend the
disobeying Court at the time and place mentioned therein,
sumnrons. and no reasonable excuse is offered for such
non-attendance, then, after proof upon oath,
to the satisfaction of the Court, that the writ
was duly served, or that the person to whom
the writ is directed wilfully avoids service, the
Court, being satisfied, by proof upon oath,
that he is likely to give material evidence.
may issue a warrant to apprehend such person,
and to bring him, at a time to be mentioned
in the warrant, before the Court in order to
give evidence on behalf of the prosecution or
of the defence, as the case may be.

Fine for non- 34F. Every person who makes default
of nss in attending as a witness in either of the eases
mentioned in the two last preceding sections
shall be liable, on the summary order of the
Court, to a fine of ninety-six dollars, and in
default of payment, to imprisonment fbr two
months.

Warrant for 34G. (1) If a Judge is satisfied, by
apprehension
of itnessin proof upon oath, that any person likely to
first instance. give material evidence either for the prosecution
or for the defence, on the trial of any case,
will not attend to give evidence, without being
compelled to do so, he may order that, instead
of a subpoena being issued, a warrant shall
be issued in the first instance for the apprehen-
sion of such person.

(2) Every person arrested under any
such warrant shall, if the trial of the case
for which his evidence is required is appointed
for a time which is more than twenty-four
hours after the arrest, be taken before a Jud'l-.
and the Judge may, on his furnishing security
by recognisance, to the satisfaction of the
Judge, for his appearance at such trial, order
him to be released from custody, or shall, on
his failing to furnish such security, order him
to be detained for production at such trial.






No.


14 of 1957. Criminal Procedure Act 5 ANTrIGA.
(Amendment).

34H. (1) If any person attending the Mode of dal-
Court as a witness, either on his recognisance, In ih
or in obedience to a subpoena, or by virtue of rofising, to be
a warrant, or being present in Court and sworn. etc.
being verbally required by the Court to give
evidence in any case-
(a) refuses to be sworn as a witness,
or
(b) having been so sworn, refuses to
answer any question put to him by or
with the sanction of the Court, or
(c) refuses or neglects to produce any
document which he is required by the
Court to produce,
without in any such case offering any
sufficient excuse for such refusal or neglect, the
Court may if it thinks fit, adjourn or post-
pone the trial of the case for any period not
exceeding eight days, and may in the meantime,
by warrant, commit such person to prison.
(2) If such person, upon being brought
before the Court at or before such adjourned
or postponed trial, again refuses to do what is
so required of him, the Court may, if it thinks
fit, again adjourn or postpone the trial
of the case, and commit him in like manner,
and so again from time to time until such per-
son consents to do what is so required of him.
(3) Every such person who is guilty of
such-refusal or neglect shall also be liable, on
the summary order of the Court, either in addi-
tion to or in lieu of such punishment, to a fine
of ninety-six dollars, and in default of payment,
to imprisonment for two months.
(4) Nothing herein contained shall affect
the liability of any such person to any other
punishment or proceeding for refusing or
nlilecting to do what is so required of him, or
shall present the Court from disposing of the
ca-se in the meantime, according to any other
sufficient evidence produced before it.






ANTIGUA. 6 Criminal Procedure Act No. 14 of 1957.
(Amendment).
None 341. Every witness who is present when
attendance of
witness the trial or further trial of a case is adjourned,
,i, or who has been duly notified of the time to
trial.
which such trial or further triil is so adjourned,
shall be bonnd to attend :t such time, and in
default of so doing, may be dealt with in the
same manner as if he had failed to attend be-
fore the Court in obedience to a subpoena to
attend and give evidence.
Amendment 5. Section 40 of the Principal Act is hereby
of section 40
of the Princi- amended-
pal Act. (i) by substituting a full stop for the
comma after the words Supreme
Court "; and
(ii) by deleting the words which rules
shall also apply to such Inferior
Courts of criminal jurisdiction as
shall be therein designated."
Insertion of 6. Immediately after the end of Part VII of
th Prinipi the Principal Act, the following new Part numbered
Act. VIIA shall be inserted:-
t VIIA
ARRAIGNMENT AND TIIAL OF
INSANE PERSON.
Procedure 41A. If a;iy accused person appears, on
where person a i
inditud ap- arraignment, to be insane, the Court may order
pears on a jury to be empanelled to try the sanity of
to beismeann. such person, and the jury shall thereupon,
after hearing evidencef for that !,purpoM'o, find
whether such person is or is not insane and un-
fit to take his trial.
Procedure 41B. If, during the trial of any accused
where person
indicted ap- person, such person appears, after the hearing
oears during of evidence to that tl'b .; 'or otherwise, to, the
trial to beI
isane. tr j before whom he is tried, to be insane, the
Court shall in such case direct the jury to
abstain from finding a verdict upon the indict-
ment, and, in lieu thereof, to return a verdict
that such person is insane: Provided that a
verdict unier this section shall not atll,.c the
tri;l of any person so found to be insane for
the offence for wijich lie was indicted, in case
he subsequently becomes of sound mind.






No. 14 of 1957.


Criminal Procedure Act
(Amendment).


7 ANTIGUA.


41C. Where, in an indictment, any act or
omission is charged against any person as an
offence, and it is given in evidence on the trial
of such person for that offence that he was in-
sane, so as not to be responsible according to
law for his actions at the time when the act
was done or the omission made, then, if it
appears to the jury before whom such person is
tried that he did the act or made the omission
charged, but was insane as aforesaid at the time
when le did or made the same, the jury shall
return a special verdict to the effect that the
accused person was guilty of the act or omission
charged against him, but was insane as afore-
said at the time when he did the act or made
the omission.

41D. Where any person is found to be
insane under the provisions of section 41A or
section 41 B of this Act, or has a special ver-
dict found against him under the provisions of
the last preceding section, the Court shall direct
the finding of the jury to be recorded, and
thereupon the Court may order such person to
be detained in safe custody, in a hospital for
criminals of unsound mind, until Her Majesty's
pleasure shall be known.

41E. The Court shall immediately report
the finding of the jury and the detention of
such person to the Governor, who shall order
such person to he dealt with as a criminal of
unsound mind under the laws of the Colony
for the time being in force for the care and
custody of criminals of unsound mind, or other-
wise as he may think proper."


ALEC LOVELACE,
President.


Special verdict
where accnsed
person found
guilty, hut in-
sane at date
of act or
omission
charged.












Provision for
custody of
accused person
found insane.








Judge to
report finding
to Governor.






ANTIGUA. 8


Criminal Procedure Act
(Amendment).


No. 14 of 1957.


Passed the Legislative
of September, 1957.


Council this 30th day


L. STEVENS,
Acting Clerk of the Council.






































Printed at tha Government Printing Offioe, Antigua, Leeward Illands,
by E. M. BLAOKMAN, Goernment Pxintor.-By Authority.
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No. 6 of 1957. Births and Deaths. vIrnT
ISLANDS.
[L.S.]
I ASSENT,
A. T. WILLIAMS,
Governor.
13th August, 1957.

VIRGIN ISLANDS.
No. 6 of 1957

An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the
Ordinances providing for the registration of
births and deaths in the Colony.
uonrmeuce-
[BY PROCLAMATION ment.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony
of the Virgin Islands.
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Births Short title.
and Deaths Ordinance, 1957.
2. In this:Ordinance unless the context other- Interpretation.
wise requires-
"appointed fee" means the fee specified in the
Schedule to this Ordinance;
"Consul" includes Vice Consul, Pro-consul,
Consular agent and an acting Consul;
"general search means a search during any
number of successive hours not exceeding
six without stating the object of search;
"house includes a Public Institution;
"Justice" means any Justice of the Peace in
and for the Colony;
"occupier" includes the Keeper, Master,
Matron, Superintendent, or other Chief
Resident Officer of every Public Institu-
tion, also the owner and the manager of
every estate and plantation in the Colony;
and where a house is let in separate apart-
ments or lodgings includes any person






VIRGIN 2 Births and Deaths. No. 6 of 1957.
ISLANDS.
residing in such house who is the person
under whom such lodgings or separate
apartments are immediately held, or his
agent;

particular search means a search over any
period not exceeding five years for any
given entry;
prescribed means prescribed by regulations
made under section 10;
"Public Institution means a Prison, Indus-
trial School, Orphanage, Asylum, Hospital
and any prescribed public or charitable
institution;
register means the district register of births
and deaths to be kept and made pursuant
to this Ordinance;
relative includes a relative by marriage;
Schedule means Schedule to this Ordinance;
section,, means section of this Ordinance;
(2) Where reference is made in this Ordi-
nance to a Registrar in connection with any birth or
death, or any Register, such reference shall (unless
the contrary be expressed) be deemed to be made
to the District Registrar for the district in which
such birth or death took place or who keeps the
Register in which the birth or death is or is required
to be registered, or who keeps the Register referred
to.
REGISTRAR GENERAL AND DISTRICT REGISTRARS.
Reeistrar 3. The Administrator or such other person as
general. the Governor may appoint shall be the Registrar
General.
General 4. The Registrar General shall keep at his
Register. office in Road Town a general Register of Births
and Deaths in the Colony.
Registrar 5. It shall be lawful for the Registrar General,
nominate a with the approval of the Governor, to nominate a
deputy. deputy who may act in the name of the Registrar






Births and Deaths.


3 VTIRTN'
ISLANDS.


General in his absence with all the powers and in
the discharge of all the duties hereby given to or
imposed upon the Registrar General.


6.
appoint
called "


(1). It shall be lawful for the Governor to
a Registrar for each district who shall be
District Registrar ".


(2) Each District Registrar shall reside within
the district of which he is Registrar, and shall cause
his nan;i' and office, together with the names of the
places in the district for which he is appointed, to
be exhibited in a conspicuous manner on the front
part of his dwelling-house or his usual place of
business.

7. (1) TI.. Registrar General shall for every
district appoint a person resident in that district to
be Deputy District Registrar to act whenever
occasion arises in the stead of the District Registrar.
(2) A Deputy District Registrar while so
acting shall have all the powers of the District
Registrar and in the event of the death or resigna-
tion or removal of any District Registrar, the
Deputy District Registrar shall act as District Regis-
trar until some other person be appointed by the
Governor.


Governorto
appoint Dis-
trict Regis-
trars.


Registrar
General may
appoint deputy
District
Registrar.


8. For the purposes of this Ordinance the Division of
Colony shall be divided into seven districts to be into districts.
called respectively districts A, B, C, D, E, F, and
G.
District A shall include the islands of Necker,
Prickly Pear, Eustatia, Saba, and Mosquito, and
that part of the island of Virgin Gorda lying east
of an imaginary straight line running from Moun-
tain Point in the north to Coppermine Point in the
south.
District B shall include the islands of Jerusalem,
Round Rock, Cockroach and the Dogs, and that
part of the island of Virgin Gorda lying west of an
imaginary straight line running from Mountain
Point in the north to Coppermine Point in the
south.

District C shall include the islands of Anegada
and Little Anegada.


No. 6i of 1.957.,






VIRGIN 4 Births and Deaths. No. 6 of 1957.
ISLANDS.
District D shall include the East End Division
of the Island of Tortolh, Ieef Island, Buck Island,
Guana Island, Scrub y land, Louse Cay or Marino
Cay, Bellamy's Cay, Camanoes Islands, Ginger
Island and Coopers Island.

District E shall include the Road Division of
the Island of Tortola, Norman Island, Dead Chest,
Flnan, enter Islandn, The Indians, Pelican Cay,
Wickham's Cay, Nany Island and Salt Island.
District F shall include the West End Division
of the Island of Tortola, Frenchman's Cay and
Great and Little Thatch Islands.
District G( shall include the Islands of Great
and Little Jost Van Dykes, Sandy Island, Green
Island, Great and Little Tobago.
Power of 9. If it shall at any time appear to the Gov-
te'disrits. ernor that it is desirable that any district should be
divided or that two or more portions of any district
or tli i.t--R should be united into one district the
Governor may divide such district or unite such dis-
tricts or portions of districts into one or more districts
as he shall think fit and each such district shall be
deemed to be and shall be a separate district for the
for the purposes of this Ordinance, and the Governor
shall fix the distinctive letter by which each such
district shall be called for the purposes of this Ordi-
nance and a written or printed notice of such
division or union e. iling forth such distinctive letter
shall be affixed on the doors of all the known places
of Public Worship within the islands thereby
I.!'. ', I for three consecutive weeks before such
division or union comwncs into opcratiot.r
Powertomake 10. The Governor in Council may from time
regulations. to time make regulations for the management of the
General Registry Office and for the discharge of
the duties of the Registrar General and District
Registrars and of the Deputy District Registrars.
Books, forms 11. The Registrar General shall provide from
provided, time to title all such stationery, books, certificates,
schedules, notices and forms as shall be necessary
in the execution of this Ordinance, and the books
shall be of durable materials and in them shall be






No. 6 of 1' 07. B.: and Deaths. 5 vroGTI
ISLANDS.
printed or written upon each side of every leaf the
heads of inlnrmation herein required to le known
and registered of births and deaths ri ,erivlv :and
every page of each book shall be numbered ; r..i:: ....
sively and printed or written niuimbers from the
beginning to the end of thK book, i.. I,' i.;,. i with
number one and each such i.e shall be ruled and
filled up according to the Forms A and B in the
First Schedule and each separate entry shall be
numbered at the begimning thereof with successive
numbers ble'ininint with number one and the Rlegis-
trar General !shall furnish to each District registrar
sufficient register books of births and deaths, and
of certificates, schedules, notices and forms.

12. In every case in which the i'egistrar D.athof
General or a D)istrict llstrar hall di or be re- roegstr r
moved from or resign or o,'erwise ceias'e to hold given up on
office, all books, documents, and papers in his war 'at.
possession as Registrar or which shall come into
the possession of any other person shall be delivered
up as soon ,a conveniently may be to his successor
in office, or to such other person as the (Governor
shall direct, and any person who shall refuse or
neglect to t;iv., up any such book, document or
paper in such case as aforesaid shall he liabkl on
summary conviction to a penalty not exceeding two
hundred and fifty dollars.

REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS,
13. Every District Tegistrnr shall inform District
himttelf 'carefiilly of every iirth which shall happen ei1tr: .
1. in form him -
within hui district and register particulars relating solf of every
to such birth in the Register Book of Births. birth Rad to
register par-
ticulars Of
'nch birth.
14. (1) The father and mother of every child Registration
born, and in default of the father and mother, the within 2
occupier of the house or tenement in which the days.
child is born. or any person present at the birth, or
the person having charge of he, child, hadl give to
the Rte:trar' within twenty one days n.xt after
the birth, in formation of tir p'rtichi.la.r. required to
be registered o('nc, rincL such birth, and in the
presence of the Registrar shall sign the Register.






61 Pirths anml Deaths.


No. 6 of 195i.


(2) Where a birth has, from the default of
the parents or other person reqjulred to give infor-
mation concerned birth, not been duly r-ieistered,
the Registrar may, at anv time after twenty one
days from such birth, by notice in writing require
anv of the persons required to give' information
concerning tlie birth to attend, perso:naly at the
Registrar's Office, or at any other pince appointedd
by him within his district. within such time ;as may
be specified in die notice being not le.-; rht:n seven
days after the receipt of s~ech nIotice anid t ire
than three month from tie 'lat of it irtl i a'nd
to give information, to thle best of siuch person's
knowledge and belief, of the iartienlb rs required to
be registered, aind to sign the Register in the
presence of the lgistrila; anld it shall be the duty
of every such person unlets the birth is registered
before the expiration of the time specified in the
requisition, to comply with ,;uch requisitiii.
(3) In this s section '" birthi shall be c(ont,.rued
as including a still-born child : nd the word born "
shall be construed accordingly.
15. In case auny person shall find exposed
any new-born child or the dead body oi aiy new-
born child such person shall forthwii ,ive i notice
of the finding of such .exposed new-born child to
the Registrar or to any police r. or locall con-
stable in the district and such Reg'istrcar, police
officer or local constable shall give the like notice
to a Coroner and anv such person or iei.gisitr or
police officer or local constable failing to give suych
notice shall be liable on, suminary convioti,,i to a
fine not exceeding twentvy-five dollars or to impris-
onment for a term not exceeding one nionth.
16. (1) After the expiration of liree months
and before the expiration, of twelve miontih next
after the birth of any child, a Regisitr;r sillat not
register such birth except as provided in subsections
(2) and (:) of this section.
(2) Where the birth of any chilli has not
been registered in accordance with the provisions of
section 14, the Registrar inmv, after tr!iee,.i'id not
later than twelve, months next after tine hirt h, by
notice in writing, require any tof the persons
required to give information concerning the birth


VIRGIN
ISLANDS.


Notice of child
found to be
given to
Registrar or
Coroner.









Registration
after expira-
tion of three
months from
birth.






No. 6 of 1957. Births and Deaths. 7 vrsSo
ISLANDS.
to attend personally at the Registrar General's
Office, within such time as may be specified in the
notice, being not less than seven days after the re-
ceipt of the notice and not more than twelve months
from the date of the birth, and to make before the
Registrar Gen~eral a solemn declaration, according
to the best of the deciarant's knowledge, and belief,
of the partiiuilars required to be registered concern-
ing the birth, and to sign the Register in the
presence of the District Registrar and the Registrar
General.
(3) Where any person attending before a
Registrar and Registrar General makes such
declaration giving information concerning the
birth according to the information of the decla-
rant, the Registrar General before whom the
declaration is made, as well as the District Regis-
trar and the declarant shall sign the entry of the
birth.
17. (1) After the expiration of twelve Registration
months next after the birth of any child. that after twelve
1 months from
birth shall not he registered except with the birth.
written authority of a Justice for registering the
same, and the fact of such authority having been
given shall be entered in the Register.
(2) A Justice shall not authorize the regis-
tration of the birth of any child after the
expiration of twelve months following the day
of the birth of that child unless in the case of a
legitimate child either of the parents or the
guardian of the child, and in the case of an illegi-
timate child the mother or the guardian of the
child, has made a declaration in writing before
such Justice of the particulars required to be
registered touching the birth of such child accord-
ing to the best of the knowledge and belief of the
declarant, and such Justice shall sign the entry
of the birth in the Register as soon as con-
veniently may be after the making of the
declaration,
(3) No register of births shall be admissible
in evidence to prove the birth of any child wherein
it shill appear that more than twelve months
have intervened between the day of the birth and






8 Birl/w nad Deaths.


No. 6 of 1957.


When father
of illegitimate
child to be
entered.












Cap. 72.

Registrar to
rive certificate
of every birth
rcgilAored free
of charge to
person apply-
ing for the
same.


rIRSL4pS
ISLA OSD.


the day of the registration of the birth of such
child unless the entry has been signed by the
Justice.
(4) Every person who registers or causes
to be registered the birth of ;ny child in contra-
vention of this section shall be liable on Munrnary
conviction to a penalty not exceeding one
hundred dollars.

18. In the case of an illegitimate child it
shall not be lawful for the District tRegtistrar to
enter the name of any person as the f.ith' of such
child in the Hegister unless at the joint request
of the mother and of the person acknowledging
himself to be the father of such child who shall
in such case sign the Register with the mother:
Provided that where the person who acknow-
ledges himself to be the father of the child resides
outside the Colony, the mother of the child may
produce to the Registrar an affidavit or a statutory
declaration by that person acknowledging hins, If to
be the father of such child and sworn before a Com-
missioner for o ths appointed under the
Coirnis-ioners fr Oaths Act or m:ide before a
British Consul.

19. (1) Every Registrar, immediately upon
registering any birth, shall without fee or reward
deliver to the person registering isuch iirth a
c. itiTl-, ui tlder his hand according to Form C
in the First Schedule, and such certificate shall
be delivered by the parent or guardian of such
child, to the 'Mini iter or person who performs
the rite of baptism, and if any child shall be
baptized for which no such certificate has been
so delivered, the Minister or person who per-
forms the rite of baptism shall forthwith give
notice thereof to the Registrar.

(2) Every Minister or person who performs
the rite of baptism for which no certificate has
been duly made and delivered as aforesaid, and
who does not, within fourteen days, give notice
thereof to the Registrar. shall be liable on
summary conviction to a fine of twenty-five
dollars.







No. 6 (d W'7.id an MA HOI
ISLANDS.

peirt ~nin K th j Fj a1ptism to be
perorl I 60"mrtrd to
deli ver to the Regastrar H; soot Is UWA he aftia o tr ir
the baptism or 11n, y 1 8
demanded ivi-dhin six w ate of
Iaptinin in Met-a !rv- ) A IavJ c~h ie ) Or
to the like f A or
other person.


(2) It any WWIJ 6d
has an,3x 1MnaIe giveh in W nnisy OY n", ph'"
name hr Midi ii as a S. 1 in
bapinmthen~ qiren'r or mIltd or i~
other per o 1'roeta' v il f .e:
shall within sotve ex teei. the K ny '' -
such haptis~m preve n W a W:. t e fei'
tririn mehos, castikiy Q r,A of thes- birth
may then happen to Ge thio i ICait 01 hoptism.


(3) Wher a c'lhi ed kn om e tI a au six,
1.oimthss atfter thie nr 4 a the Atri of thaw
child and at such taa" it awhr tam tis ehn
to that. child. or the a :no e,, at tha ive,!
of the birth of t~i:dA eI:d i- i nee ma thani
six inonths after flho echpl -written
authrl t o oit Justice Or0"! i a tmoii A
such 'nan iir the Am Vt w(' Linme given
on shai 4 [w SIwaI1 K O d C o Let ier witih
the (,.I. o~ atv'


4) I-voii tbe. reeeint of' suni nekikep the
ReoKtar shall vvtiioi ,-,y i1, 1 1-
of the etKA in. tlw ;-r i
naie NIdl th W .M SP~IA ini tbe
COI q ro e li19 U.' rL un d sina9 l;h~ OY
hellJ2 so eated nm'd Ki 'a am re YAMS of

Regkt~rari Wetnni tu I ':'i9rr Imsmnit
suhmiel to th -r noer ho
WHel (on v ieM nry W et he
mnade in the o ''ial sem e A the Reistry
Office ani also in the tabumlar index and, shall
preserve the certificate,






1.0 Birtli-e and _Daths,


No. 6 of 1957.


RtGI[STRATION OF DEATHS.

Registryof 21. The death of ev,(. person d(viln iii
deaths tle Colony and the cause of such death, shall
be registered by the Registrar in the manner
directed by this Ordinance.


In formation
where death
occurs in a
house and
certificate of
cause of death
to be fur-
nished.


Registration
where death
does not
occur in house.


22. (1) \\Vi.,- anny death, not being an
unnatural death,, as defined in the Coroners Act,
191'9, occurs in a house it shall be the duty of
the possessoor r occupier of the house, in which
the death has, occurred, or of the head of the
family, or of the household or of the persons
residing or being in such house, or of every
relative of the deceased dwelling or being in the
district where the death occurred to obtain from
the medical attendant of the deceased person or,
if there has been no such medical attendant,
from the district medical officer, a certificate
signed by such medical attendant or district
medical ortieer setting forth the cause of death,
and forthwith to give notice of such death and
produce such certificate to the District Registrar
of the district in which the death occurred or to
the Registrar General if the District Registrar
cannot be found:

Provided that in districts A, ', C, and G,
the District Registrar may reei.r.'r such death
without such certificate having been obtained if
it is shown to his satisfaction that no such
medical attendant was available before the
deceased had died.
(2) Every such person shall give to the
best of his knowledge and belief to the Registrar
information of any other particulars required to
be registered concerning the death and shall
sign the Register in the presence of the
Registrar.

23. Where a person dies in a place which
is not a house, or whe-re a dead body is found
elsewhere than in a house, or where the death is
an unnatural death as defined in the Coroners
Act, 191,9, it shall be the duty of every relative
of such deceased person having knowledge of


VIRGTIN
ISLANDS.






No. 6 of 1957. Births and Deaths. 11 VIRGIN
ISLANI)S.
any of the particulars required to be r],-'_itered
concerning the death, and in default of such
relative, of every person present at the death,
and of any person finding, and of any person
taking charge of the body, and of the person
causing the body to be buried, or, in a town or
village in which there is a police station, the
officer in charge of the police station, or the
nearest local constable to give to the Registrar,
within the five days next after the death or the
finding, a certificate of the cause of death if the
same can he obtained, and such information of
the particulars required to be registered concern-
ing the death as the informant possesses and in
the presence of the Registrar to sign the
Register.
24. Every Registrar shall, on the first, Registrar to
day of each month, transmit to the Registrar tr"imit
General all original certificates of the cause of
death and of any stillbirth received by him
during the preceding month.
25. Notwithstanding the provisions of Notic'
section 22 and section 23, if a person required toto iif'rna-
give information concerning any death sends to tion.
the R gistrar a written notice of the occurrence
of the death, accompanied by a medical certifi-
cate of tile cause of the death, such person
shall not be obliged to give the information of
the particulars required concerning the death
within five days, but such information shall, not-
withstanding, such notice, he given within ten
days after the day of the death by the person
giving the notice or by some other person
required to give the information.
26. Where any death has, from the Requisition
default of the ,.,.,, required to tgive informa- -L i r'aon-
tion concerning it, not been registered, the concerning
lReistrar may, at any time after the expiration deths.
of ten days and within twelve months from the
day of sch death de or from the r-, ;g of the
dead i,('iy elsewhere tan in a hIuse', by notice
in writing, require any person required to give
information concerning such death to attend
personally at the Registrar's office, or at any






VIRGIN 12 Birith and Dcaths. No. 6 of 1957.
ISLANDS.
other place pI.ilited '. the R.egistrar within
his district, within ;iii tine as .,r be specified
in such notice, being not eo than seven days
aftri the receipt cr ithe notice uanii not more
than twelve months .fter the deB.ii or finding
of the dead bod io in'giv. iAch i!'for mation to the
best of the informant's knootvei'ge and belief,
and lo sign the Iteistpr in the presence of the
Registrar: and it shall bu the duty of such
person, unless the death is registered before the
expiration of the time ;i. in the requisi-
tion, to comply aili such requisition.
Death not to be g7. (1) Aui'rf the expire tl: of twelve
register .
after twelve months next artc r any de erih, or Iftt r the finding o
months with- the dead body elsev here than in a house, that death
out authority
ofjustice shall not ie rieiiercd except with the written
authority of a -4Jsic" for registering the same, and
the fact of such autihoritv having been given shall
be entered in the Rltgister.
(2) Every person who i-t:ir. is or causes to be
registered any death in contravention of this section
shall be liable on summary conviction to ft penalty
not exceeding one hundred dosllrs.
Information 28. (1) \Wh~re Iln ilqtest is helt olnany
by Coroner. dead body, the C or, tner shali enquire of the partien-
lars required to he rfgist-red concerO[ini the death,
and the Coroner hall send !o the Registrar, within
five days after his findings on such inquest, a certi-
ficate under his hand giivi~.g information concerning
the death and -Ii- -ifl'.i, his findings with respect
to the said particulars, and the cause of death, and
specify ; q:. the time a d place aj which the inquest
was hell, and the IR- strar shall, in the prescribed
form and manner, enter the death ana the particu-
lars so specified. If ~he death has been previously
registered, such particulars shall be entered in the
prescribed manner withom any alteration of the
original entry.
(2) Where an iniuest is held on any dead
body. no per on: hall, with respect to such dead
body or death, be iibie tot!id iiupo a reqsitin
of a Registrar, or tb sbjee' o any pentlty for
failing to give information in purauance of any
other provision of this Ordinance.






Births and Deaths.


BURIALS.
29. Wh wre a coroner, upon holding an in- Dead body
quest upon any bod, b: y warrant under 1iit hand, on'ooner's
authorises the burial of i body it shall be lawful for warrant with-
that body to be buried before the registration of the trr's ermit.
death.
30. (1) The Pt..i ir. upon regist,.rini V any permit to
death or upun receiving a written notice of the obr eto
occurrence of a death, accompanied by a medical fore burial of
certificate, shall forthwith, or as soon thereafter as body'
he is required, give, without fee or reward, either
to the person giving information concerning the
death or --.ndii, the notice, or to the undertaker
or other person having charge of the funeral of the
de'-l,, a permit to bury the body of such deceased
A', '.rlitng to Form E in the First Schedule.

(2) Except as provided in section 29 no inter-
ment of a dead body shd l take place unless the
death has been previnusly. registered and the Regis-
trar of the district in which such death has been
registered has given a permit to bury:

Provided that-

(a) whenever thirty hours have elapsed
from the death without such permit to butry
being produced, a Minister of religion may
inter or cause to be interred the dead body,
and shall within thirty hours give notice of
such interment to the Rogistrar of the district
in which the death took place, such notice
stating the name of the deceased, the place in
which he died and the niane of the person at
whose request or instance te grave was dug or
vault opened; and
(h) where the body of a deceased person
has been removed into the Colony for inter-
ment (and no order has been given by a Coroner
in respect thereof) the Registrar of the district
in which it is intended to inter the body, if it
appears that the death is not required by law
to be registered in the Colony, shall give upon
application by the person procuring the inter-
ment and upon payment of a fee,of forty-eight


No. 6 of 1957.


13 V TEC TN
ISLANDS,






VIRGIN 14 Births and Deaths. No. 6 of 1957.
ISLANDS.
cents a certificate according to Form F in the
First chl dul-e, ,nd snw: .ci'lti ict!c shall be
deemed to authorise the interment t of such body.

(3) Any person who shall inter a dead body,
save as provided in paragraph (a) of the proviso to
subsection (2) of this section, in respect of which a
permit to bury has not been issued, or any Minister
of religion who shall fail to give the notice required
by the said paragraph (a), shall be liable on sum-
mary conviction to a penalty not exceeding twenty-
five dollars.

Burial of
decased 31. (1) A person shall not wilfully bury or
children as procure to be buried the body of any deceased or
still-born. still-born child without a permit to bury.

(2) A person who has control over or
ordinarily buries bodies in any burial ground shall
not permit to be buried in such burial ground the
body of any deceased child as if it were still-born,
and shall not permit to be buried or bury in such
burial ground any still-born child before there is
delivered to him either-

(a) a permit to bury as provided in
section 30;

(b) if there has been an inquest, the
warrant of the Coroner.

(3) Any person who acts in contravention of
this section shall be liable to a fine of fifty dollars.

Registration 3. The body of a deceased person whose
of death be-
foreremoval death is required to be registered under this Ordi-
of dead body nance shall not be removed out of the Colony unless
ontof(olony. the death of such person has been previously
registered and the Registrar of the district in which
such death is registered has given a certificate to
that effect according to Form F in the First Schedule.
Any person offending against the provisions of this
section shall be liable on summary conviction to a
penalty not exceeding twenty-five dollars.






No. 6 of 1957. Births and Deaths. 15 VIRGIN
ISLANDS.
CORRECTION OF ERRORS.

33. With r-rlard to the correction of errors Correction
of errors in
in registers of births and deaths, the following pro- Registors.
visions shall have effect-
(a) no alteration in any such Register
shall be made except as authorized by this
Ordinance;
(b) any clerical error in any such Register
may be corrected by any person authorised in
that behalf by the Registrar General, subject
to the prescribed rules;
(c) an error of fact or substance in any
such Register may be corrected by entry in the
margin without any alteration of the original
entry or, if the Registrar General deems it
necessary, by the making of a further entry
with a reference therein to the original entry by
the Registrar General or by a person duly
authorised in that behalf by the Registrar
General upon production to the Registrar
General or such duly authorized person by the
person requiring the error to be corrected of an
affidavit setting forth the nature of the error
and the true facts of the case, and made by the
person required to give information concerning
the birth or death with reference to which the
error has been made, or in default of such per-
son then by two credible persons having
knowledge of the truth of the case.
MISCELLANEOUS.
34. If any district register is lost ordes- Destroyed or
troyed the fact shall be communicated by the ",str,
Registrar of the district to the Registrar General or separated.
in case a register shall be mutilated or shall have
become illegible in whole or in part the Registrar
shall forthwith communicate such fact and transmit
the register which has been mutilated or become
illegible to the Registrar General who shall in either
of the above cases present a petition to a Judge of
the Supreme Court setting forth the facts of the
loss, destruction, mutilation or total or partial illegi-
bility, as the case may be, of such register and the






VIRTa 73 B.irth, and D at/. '- No. 6 of 1957.
SSL LNDS.
date of the discovery of such loss, destruction,
mnutilation, (ito or ,arti illegibility, of such
register and the Judge on beini satisfied regarding
the same Ashd! order .isch r'egist r to be corrected or
completed or a new register i de fromni the original
forms ucder the care, inspection and examination of
the Registrar (r-eneral and isuch corrected or comn-
pleted or new register anutienticatcI by the signature
of the i,' o ar enral sl) there!iipon become in
ail rtesects of the same force aL.n. validity as the
original .; ,.

daito 35. Every person who shall wilfully destroy,
entries. obliterterat, e ':se ( itliur. :.yi' "'ntrv (.r cansI e to be
destroyed, oliiterai;, -sd or i sjuri'ed alny register,
form, chNOdule, I.abUr i:dex, minute. notice, or
certificate made or given piursuiant to this Ordinance
or shall false v ln:ue or coumnerfeit or cause to be
falsely ma;de or coui(nl rf:ited any part thereof or
shall wilfully isi ert or mike or c'..lse to be inserted
or made therein ai:y fa.ls~ or fictitious entry of, or
amy false i-It~t ment touching aiy birth or death or
shall wilfuly give any .1 certific.iete or shall certi-
fy any wr iti to be an extract <. anlv such register,
schedule or index knowing the :;name, to be false or
fictitious i n any part thereof shall be zuilt y of felony
and on (co: viction thereof shall bh- liable to imprison-
ment with or without hard laoour for any term not
exceeding five VyeP:;s.
Penalty for 8 .. Every person required to give informa-
nfm on., tion concenir'ng any birth or death, or any living
new-born child, or any dead body who wilfully
refuses to answvcr any question put, to him by the
.i-t relating to tiho t I... i c: required to be
registered cotncrin g :uch hirth or death, or fails
to comply with any requisi:ion of the Registrar
mnade in pursuance of this Ordinance, and every
person w h refuses or fails without reasonable excuse
to iive or iend any certificitoe in accordance with
the provisions of this Ordinance, shall be liable on
sumImary' coiiCviction to a finw of ten dollars for each
col-, -; alnd the parent of any child who fails to
,ive i!fornmaion < ., .;i-:! the birth of such child
as required by this )rdinanmi.'e, shall be liable on
summary conviction to a like fine; and a person re-
quired by the Ordinance to give information






No. 6 of I95t, Births and Deaths. 17 vilsI,
ISLANDS,.
concerning a death in the first instance, and not
merely in default of some other person, shall, if such
information is not duly given, be liable on summary
conviction to a like fine.
37. Any person who- Penaltmes for
false state-
(a) wilfully makes any false answer to menta ,,e.
any question put to him by the Registrar
General or a District Registrar relating to the
particulars required to be registered concerning
any birth or death or wilfully gives to the
Registrar General or a District Registrar any
false information concerning any birth or death:
or
(b) wilfully makes any false affidavit, cer-
tificate or other document relating to the
registration of any birth or death, or forges or
falsifies any such affidavit, certificate or other
document, or knowing any such affidavit,
certificate or other document to be forged or
false uses the same as true or gives or sends
the same as true to any person; or
(c) wilfully makes any false statement
with intent to have the same entered in any
register of births or deaths,
shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not
exceeding one hundred dollars or to imprisonment
with or without hard labour for a term not exceed-
ing six months, and on conviction on indictment to
imprisonment with or without hard labour for a
term not exceeding five years.
38. Every District Registrar shall- District
Registrar to
(a) from time to time deliver or cause to deliver regis-
be delivered to the Registrar General all regis- ters when
n .completed
ter books in his possession which shall have and transmit
been duly filled up or completed; uarterlyo
Registrar
(b) nor later than the fifteenth day follow- General.
ing the end of every quarter send to the
Registrar General a quarterly return of all
births and death registered in his districts.
39. The Registrar General shall from time to Indexes.
time make and keep tabular alphabetical indexes
from the forms in his custody.






YrllLN 18 Births and Deaths. No. 6 of 1957.
ISLANDS.
Annual 40. The Registrar General shall transmit
abstract once in every year to tih Govenor a general abstract
of the numbers of births, deaths and marriages
registered during the foregoing year in such form
and and at such date as the Govenor shall from time
to time prescribe.
earches fi 41. Any person shall be entitled on payment
copies. of the fee specified in the Second Schedule to search
any record or register in the General Registry Office
or in the custody of any Registrar between the
hours of 10 o'clock in the forenoon and 3 o'clock in
afternoon of every day, Sundays and public holi-
days, and to have a certified copy of any entry:
Provided that on Saturdays the honrs when
the records and registers may be searched shall be
between the hours of 10 o'clock in the forenoon
and 1 o'clock in the afternoon.
Shortened 42. Any person may, on payment of a fee
form of birth
eerificateo of twelve cents and on furnishing the prescribed
particulars, obtain from the Registrar General or a
District Registrar a certificate in the prescribed form
of the birth of any person compiled from the records
and registers in the custody of the Registrar
General, or from the register in the custody of the
District Registrar, as the case may be. No certifi-
cate issued under this section shall include any
particulars except the name, surname, sex and date
of birth and such other particulars, if any, as may
be prescribed, not being particulars relating to
parentage or adoption.
Certified 43. All certified copies of entries issued from
copies of
ontries to the General Registry Office shall he stamped or
be sealed, sealed with the seal of the General Registry Office.
Evidencein 44. All copies of entries which shall be
c,,il and
criminal certified as true under the hand of the Registrar
U:ass. and purporting to be sealed or stamped with the
seal of the General Registry Office (which seal
it shall not he necessary to prove) shall he
admissible in all civil and criminal cases as
evidence of the births and deaths to which the
same relate without any further or other proof
of such entries; and no certified copy purporting
to be issued from such General Registry Office






No. 6 of 1957. Births and Deaths. 19 vmISN
ISLANDS.
shall be of any force or effect unless it is signed
and sealed or stamped with the seal of such office.
45. All notices, informations, declarations, Sending
certificates, requisition, returns and other dout- certificate,
ments required or authorized by this Or(dinance to
be delivered, sent, or given to the Regisirar
General, Deputy Registrar General or a Registrar,
or by a Registrar to a person who is required to
gives information concerning any birth or death, or
who gives notice of any death may be sent by post,
and the date at which they would be delivered to
the person to whom they are sent in the ordinary
course of post shall be deemed to be the date at
'which they are received; and in proving such
sending, it shall be sufficient to prove that the
letter was properly addressed and put into the
post.
46. In ciese of the inability of any person Provision for
to write whose, signature is required or necessary person.
under this )Ordinance it shital be lawful for such
person to adhibit a cross or otlher mark and being
adhibited in the, presence of r ~e Registrar or a
Justice or two witnesses who shall adhibit their
designations to their siunattures such mark shall be
in all respects as bindi ng/ and effectual as the
signature of such person if capable of writing
would have been.
47. The particulars required to be registered Forms.
concerning a birth or death shall be the particulars
specified in Forms A and B respectively in the
First ScLieilul, or as :ltcrcd in pursuance of this
Ordinance.
48. it shall be lawful for the Governor, by power to
order, to alter from time to tine all or any of the a]terForms.
forms contained in the Fi'st, Schedule or i any
order under this section, in such manner as may
appear to him best for c(irrying this Ordinance
into effect, or to prescribe new forms for that
purpose.
49. (1) The Registrar and each District Fees.
Registrar shall be entitled to demand in respect of
registration and the other duties rej, itred to be
performed by him the several fees as contained in
the Second Schedule.





VIRGIN 20 Births and Deaths. No.'6 of 1 '5 7.
ISLA N )S.
(2) All fees received by the Registrar and the
District Registrar under the provisions of subsec-
tion (1) of this section shill be paid into the
Treasury for the public use of the Colony.

registert 60. Every District Registrar who shall
refuse or without reasonable cause omit to register
any birth or death or to make any addition to or
alteration upon the reg'iister in accordance with the
provisions of this Ordinance shali be liable on
summary conviction to a penalty nt exceeding
forty-eight dollars for every such ,,tt..r-.-
Repeal. 51. The ordinancess specified in the second
column of the Third Schedule are hereby repealed
to the extent "imenioled iln the third column
thereof.
Coneonce- 52. This Ordinance shall comn into opera-
tion on a date to be appointed by the Governor by
Proclamation published in the (Uazcie.

G. P. ALLSEBROOK,
1President.

Passed the Legislative this 9th day of July,
1957.
H. O. CREQUE,
Clerk of the Council.







Form A
BIRTHS IN DIsTRICT
Nam--e. W nne and Si nature Baptismal o
a me an(d n Knk5 or i . : i name, if Na.oohoause
i Maiden Rnk o desoription When Signature
o. When born Name if ay Sex Surname of rofession r o s a added after or locality
Father urname of of Father and residences registered of Registrar ratio whee b
Father other of Father registration where born
Mother of informant of birth
_of birth -____ _






i i.










Q-1

IZ s
g'?
i I b^


FIRST -'('HI~r)Vl ,E


Section 11







Section 11


FIRST SCHEDULE-(cont'd)
Form B
DEATHS IN DISTRICT


No. When died





(-



















j`


Name
aniQ Sex Age
Surname

I---/- ; !


Rank orof
Profession and ea
country of birth
- -- -


Signature, I
description and When | Signature of
residence of registered I Registrar
informant


No. of house
or
locality where died


01


--


ame
and Sex Age
Surname









No. 6 of 1957.


Births and Deaths.

Form C.

CERTIFICATE OF BIRTH.


23 VIRGIN
ISLANDS.

Section 19.


I,
Deaths for District
Islands do hereby certify that the birth of
was duly registered by me on the
19


Witness my hand this


Registrar of Births and
in the Colony of the Virgin

day of


day of


Registrar.


Form D.

CERTIFICATE OF BAPTISM.


I,
in the Colony of

of


to have been b(
of


of
the Virgin Islands, do hereby certify that on the
,19 I baptized by the name
a child produced to me by
as the of


,rn


, and declared by the said
at
on the


in the Island
19


(Signed by O.ioit;,ing Minister.)


Fosm E.
Section 33.
PERMIT TO BURY.

I hereby certify that the death of
aged years has been duly registered. Permission i:: now
granted to bury his/her body.


Form F.
Section 32(2).

CERTIFICATE TO INTER DEAD BODY REMOVED INTO COLONY.
I, Registrar of Births and
Deaths for District in the Colony of the Virgin Islands
do hereby certify that the death of
late of whose body has been removed into
the Colony for interment is not required by law to be registered in
the Colony and I hereby authorise the interment of the body at
in District
Witness my hand this day of 19
Registrar.


Section 22.







VIRGIN 24 Births and Deaths. No. 6 of 1 957.
ISLANDS.
SECOND SCHEDULE.


Upon the registration of a birth when the child is more than three
months old, if it is not more than twelve months old, to the It.- _-'i ir
(unless the delay is occasioned by his failure to issue a requisition, or
otherwise by his default) 72 cents, ;and if it is more, than twelve
months old, and is registered with the authority of thi. Registrar
General to the Registrar (unless the delay is occasioned by his failure
to issue a requisition, or otherwise by his default) $1.71 to be paid by
the informant or declarant.

For entering the baptismal or other name of child upon certificate
produced after registry of birth, to the Registrar 68 cents, to be paid by
the person procuring the name to be entered.
Correction of error of fact in Register to the Registrar 84 cents, to
be paid by the person requiring the error to be corrected.
For every search, to the Registrar, to be paid by the applicant for
the search, if it is a general search 60 cents, if it is a particular search
34 cents.

For a certified copy of an entry given by the Registrar to be paid
by the applicant 68 cents.



THIRD SOHEDUDE.


No. and Short title. F-. r-i of Repeal.
Year.


4/1907 The Births, Deaths and Marriages i The whole Ordinance.
Register Ordinance, 1907.

10/1940 The Births, Deaths and Marriages The whole Ordinance.
Register (Amendment) Ordinance,
1940.

2/1950 The Revenue and Fees (Adjustment) Section 5 and the
Ordinance, 1950. Schedule as contain-
ed in that part of
the said Ordinance
under the caption
"The Births, Deaths,
and Marriages Regis-
ter Ordinance, 1907".


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


47/00302--770--10.57.


ffrice 26 els.]










ANTIGUA.


STATUTORY RULIE AND ORDERS.
1957, No. 88.


POST OFFICE.


THE ANTIGUA POSTAL SERVICE (AMENDMENT) l'ULES AND REGULA-
TIONS, 1957, DATED OcTO'iuER 22. 1957, MADE BY THE GOVERNORl IN
COUNCIL I.XJUE, TnHE PO's OFFicE, ACT ((CAP. 123).




1. Short Title. These Rules and Regulations may be cited as
the Antigua Postal Service (Amendnient) Rules and Rll:lti,.,-. 1957,
and shall be read as one with the Antigua Postal Service Rules and
Regulations, 1951, (General Govcerninent Statutory Rules and Orders
1954, No. 34) as amended, hereinafter called the Principal Rules.
2. Amendment of Rule 10 of the Principal Rules.
Paragraph (2) of Rule 10 of the Principal Itales is hereby amended by
inserting the words parcel post," between the words transacting and
"money "
3. Amendment of Rule 19 of the Principal, Rules.
For paragraphs (2) and (3) of Rule 19 of the Principal Rules the
following shall be substituted:-
(2) Government letters addressed to foreign countries
(except letters on Postal business) shall not be despatched unless
they are stamped in the ordinary way by affixing thereto the appro-
priate postage stamp or by the impression thereon of the stamp
of a postal franking machine or a Paid" hand stamp. Such
letters when duly stamped may be posted in a letter box.
(3) Government parcels and Government air mail letters
addressed to any destination shall be stamped in the ordinary way
by affixing thereto the appropriate postage stamps '-.r by the
impression thereon of the stamp of a postal franking :machine or a
Paid" hand stamp."









4. Amendment of Rule 20 of the Principal Rules.
After paragraph (5) of Rlule 2l of the Principal Uiul-' the following
parragraphs shall be added:-

() Renters of private letter boxes will be inquired to pay
for any injury or damage done to such boxes by them or their
agents.

(7) When the use of a private letter box is discontinued the
key originally handed to the renter shall be returned to the Post-
master in good condition.

(8) Should the rent of a box be more than one month in
arrear, the box will be lc:ked off.
(9) A private letter box will only be rented to one firm,
company or person."
5. Amendment of Rule 25 of the Principal Rules.
For sub-1.: .. p (a) of paragraph (3) of iile 25 of the Irincipal
Rules the following shall be substituted:-
"(a) Postage stamps not; exceeding two in number and 10
cents in total value to orders of denominations up to and 'iu luding
1/; ($1.08); and".
6. Amendment of Rule 46 of the Principal Rules.
For paragraph (1) of Rule 46 of the Principal Rules the following shall
be substituted:-
"(1) If any uninsured parcel while under the control of the
General Post Office be lost or damaged, the maximumn compensation
payable to any person or persons who may, in the opinion of the
Postmaster, establish a reasonable claim to compensation (having
regard to the nature of the articles, the care with which it was
packed, and other circumstances) shall be as follows:-
Weight of Parcel. Alfi, .. ., amount of
Compensation.
$
Not exceeding 3 lbs. ... 5.32
Exceeding 3 lbs. but not exceeding 7 lbs. ... 8.36
Exceeding 7 lbs. but not exceeding 11 lbs. 13.92
Exceeding 11 lbs. but not exceeding 22 lbs. 22.32

Provided that where the value of an uninsured parcel does not
correspond to the value of compensation appropriate to the weight
of such parcel, the compensation shall be confined to the -lk.hiJtd
value of such parcel."










7. Amendment of Rule 47 of the Principal Rules.
Rule 47 of the Principal luIh!: shall be re-um.ijbert d as paragraph (1)
thereof and the following added as parigraph (2) of the Rule:-
(2) No payment for the loss of a registered article shall be
nade when such loss arises from any fault or neglect of the sender
or from the nature of the contents of the article or N here tie article
cannot be accounted for in consequence of the loss of official docu-
ments from any cause."

8. Amendment of Schedule B to the Principal Rules.
In Schedule B to the Principal Rules-
(i) Under the heading FREETOWN the words '- Tues-
days, Thursdays and Saturdays" shall be substitutct for
the words Mondays, ednesdays and Fridays ";

(ii) All the words under the heading GRAYS FARM shall
be deleted and the following substituted therefor:--

l- ,,,,... [ ,, .,, i,,; T,,,,i l ,.. Th'ur. day
SI', i.' ,(. Saturday.
Grays Farm Grays Farm
Cooks Hill Donovans
Creek Side Five Islands
Golden Grove Greenbay
Grays Hill Union Estate
Kentish Village Yeptons
Nut Grove Cooks Estate"; and
Rigsby
Thibous
Turnbulls


i ~










(iii) The following shall be substituted for the words under the
heading" LIBERTA. ":--
Monday, IVF ,,' ,... ,s Tuesdays, 7/i ... ,',,::

Liberta Liberta
Bailey Hill Bethesda
Cherry Hill Blakes
Clarence House Christian Hill
Dimsdale Delaps
Dockyard Morris Looby
English Harbour The Brook
Piccadilly Willis Freemans ".
Falnouth

9. Amendment of Schedule D to the Principal Rules.
For the figures opposite Montserrat and St. Kitts the following shall be
substituted:-
6 under the heading Letters per 4 oz.";
3 under the heading" Postcards. ";
5 under the heading Air Letters."; and
18 under the heading "Air parcels per I lb."
4--
10. Amendment of Schedule E to the Principal
Rules. (a) Paragraph 1. Letters and Postcards of Schedule E
to the Principal Rules is hereby.a'rended as follows:-
(i) In item (1) by substituting "3c." for 2c." and 2c.
for 1c. "; and
(ii) by deleting item (2).
(b) The following shall be added to paragraph 3. Printed
Papers and Commercial Papers of Schedule E to the Principal
Rules:-
Greeting cards within the Colony in unsealed envelopes
each ... 2c.
Printed matter including greeting cards in unsealed
envelopes to all places outside the Colony-
for every 2 ounces or fraction thereof ... 3c."

11. Substitution of Schedule F to the Principal Rules.
For Schedule F to the Principal Rules the following shall be
substituted:-







Country of Destination and Route


Within the Colony or between the Leeward Islands
Bahamas via Trinidad and New Yorlr
Barbados
Bermuda (direct)
S vira Trinidad and New York
British Guiana
British Honduras via Jamaica
Canada (direct)
via Trinidad and New York
Curacao, Aruba & Bonaire via Trinidad
Dominica
Dutch Guiana via British Guiana
Grenada
Guadeloupe via Barbados
Great Britian (direct)
,, via Barbados, Trinidad or Jamaica
,, France
,, ,, Canada
S U.S.A.


" SCHEDULE F
S Prepaid
ltb P I
__ ___ __ i Add f





I
...
" i

...
..i
---I
...i


I I


Jamaica
Martinique via Barbados
St. Lucia
St. Vincent
Saba, St. Enstacius, St. Martin & St. Barts via St. Kitts
Trinidad
United States of America (direct)
United States via Trinidad
U.S. Virgin Islands
U.S. Possessions via U.S.A., Alaska, Canal Zone, Guam,
Phillipines, Havana, Puerto Rico, Samoa
H.M. Ships in foreign waters via London


.18
.28
.18

.36


SRates not exceedin1


31bh
$

.12
.94
.24
.24
.94
.24
.42
.48
.94
.60
.24
.42
.24
.48
.96
1.32
1.64
1.36
1.50
.24
.48
.24
.24
.24
.24





1.32


71b

$
.24
1.86
.48
.48
1.86
.48
.84
.90
1.86
1.04
.48
.72
.48
.90
1.32
1.88
2.16
2.10
2.20
.48
.90
.48
.48
.48
.48


lilt)

.36
2.82
.72
.72
2.82
.72
1.32
1.26
2.82
1.52
.72
1.08
.72
1.26
1.80
2.60
2.89
2.82
3.92
.72
1.26
.72
.72
.72
.72


1.88 2.60


(RULE 23 (2))
g *i. a
22t6 i S

.60 22 96
5.00 22 96
1.20 22 96
1.20 22 96
5.00 22 96
1.20 22 96
2.28 22 96
2.22 15 96
5.00 15 96
2.40 22 96
1.20 22 96
11 96
1.20 22 96
11 96
2.64 22 96
3.84 22 96
4.08 22 96
4.38 22 96
6.98 22 96
1.20 22 96
11 96
1.20 22 96
1.20 22 96
1.20 22 96-
1.20 22 96
22 96
22 96
22 96

22 96
3.84 22 96"









12. Revocation. The Antigua Postal Service (Amendment)
Regulations, 1956 ((Generl Government Statutory Rules and Orders
1956, No. 18) are hereby revoked.

Made by the Governor in Council this 22nd day of October, 1957.


F. A. CLARKE,
(Clerk: of thi Council.





































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ANTIGUA.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1957, No. 34,


POST OFFICE.
Postal Service.


THE POSTAL SERVICE RULES AND REGULATIONS, 1957, DATED
OCTOBE!t 22, 1957, M~ADE BY THE GOV ERNOR IN COUNCIL
UNDER TIlE POST OFFICE ACT (CAP. 123).


1. Short Title. These Rules and Regulations may be
cited as the Postal Service Rules and Regulations, 1957.

2. Interpretation. In these Rules and Regulations,
unless the contest requires otherwiie-

"letter" includes every kind of postal packet, when
despatched by letter post;
parcel means any postal packet sent by parcel post;
Postmaster" means the person for the time being filling
the office of Postmaster of the Colony.

3. Method of Posting Letters other than
registered Letters. (1) Letters other than letters for
registration shall not be hand.'ci to any person employed at a
Post Office to be posted by him, but shall be posted by placing
them in a letter box after-the appropriate postage stamps have
been affixed thereto.
(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (1) of
this Rule, in the cases of circulars posted in bulk, items with
the appropriate postage staImp, affixed thereto may be tied in
bundles with all the addresses in one direction, and handed
over the counter at, or forwarded to, a Post Office for post-
marking and despatch.


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4. Articles Admissible for regis-
tration. Any fully prepaid postal article com-
plying with the regulations relating thereto and
bearing the appropriate fee prescribed in Schedule
oGneral (r to the Antigua Postal Service Rules and
"overn11ent Regulations, 1954, may be accepted for registration:
34/1954. provided that parcels and the reply halves of
reply-paid postcards shall not be registered.
5. Conditions of registration. No article shall
be accepted for registration unless the cover is in a sound
condition and the article does not bear the appearance of
having been opened and resealed.
6. Addresses on Articles to be registered.
(1) The address of every postal article for registration shall be
written in ink or indelible pencil in Roman characters.
(2) Initials, figures, christian names without surnames,
fictitious names or conventional marks shall not be used for
the purpose of addressing registered articles.
7. Registration Fee to be Prepaid. The full
postage and the prescribed registration fee must be prepaid at
the time of posting, and the registered article must be conspicu-
ously marked registered at the head of the address side.
8. Value of Contents of Articles to be
registered not to be indicated. The value of the
contents shall not be indicated on the outside of any registered
article.
9. Method of posting registered articles.
(1) Postal articles for registration shall be handed to an officer
appointed for that purpose and shall not be placed in any
posting box.
(2) Any article intended for despatch by a particular mail
shall be presented for r ,istration at least one hoir before the
closing of the ordinary mail.
10. Receipts (f posting of registered articles.
Every postal article ouly handed in for registration shiall be
numbered with a consecutive number by the officer appointed
to receive the same and a receipt bearing such number, the
address on the article and an impression of the date stamp of
the office at which the article is handed in for registration shall
be given by such officer to the person who handed in the
article .nd such receipt shall be prinm face evidence of the
registration of such article.








11. Acknowledgement of delivery of regis-
tered articles. 'The sender of a ny registered postal article
may, upon application either at the time of registration thereof
or at any time within one year thereafter and upon payment of
the appropriate fee prescribed in Schedule G to the Antigua
Postal Service Rules and Riegulations, 1954, in addition to the
fee for registration, require that he be furnished with an
acknowledgement by the addressee of the receipt of such article.

10. Compulsory registration. (1) Any postal
article which has been posted otherwise than as prescribed by
regulation 9 of these Rules and Regulations and which bears
any inscription or mark which may reasonably indicate that it
was the intention of the sender that such article should be
registered, nmay be registered and -iiljt. .1 to the appropriate
fee prescribe ed in Schetdule G to the Anrigua Postal Service
Rules and Regulations, 1954, for registration in addition to the
ordinary postage due upon such article.

(2) The provisions of paragraph (1) of this Regulation
shall apply to any unregistered postal article which there is
reasonable cause to believe contains jewiell-ry, money, a blank
uncrossed postal order, an uncrossed bean r cheque or warrant,
postage stamps, coupons having a marketable value or any
other enclosure exceeding 2.40 in value.

13. Receipts for delivery of registered arti-
cles. Any person to whom any registered postal article is
delivered shall give to the officer delivering such article a
receipt for the same on a form to be provided by thte Postmaster
and such receipt shall be a complete discharge for the delivery
of such registered article.

14. Return of undelivered articles by regis-
tered post. (1) Every registered postal article which may,
from any cause. ibe undelivered to the person to whomn it is
addressed, shall be returned to the sender, if known, by
registered post without further charge for postage or regis-
tration.
(2) Any unregistered postal article which is of intrinsic
value and which may, for any cause, be undelivered to the
person to whom it i: addressed, may be returned by the
Postma:ter to the sender, if known:, ,vb registered post, and
such sender shall be liable in respect of such article for the
payment of the amount of the prescribed registration fee.








15. Packing of postal articles. (1) The contents
of every postal artici. l.hall be packed a;l d s'-curii by the sender
in such a manner a, may n 'i .,, adequa iw protection to the
contents thereof or to other postal articles.
(2) Any postal article which in the opinion of the
Postmaster does not comply with the requirements of
paragraph (1) of this regulation Imay be refused acceptance, or
Inmy he intercepted aind hde ined in tr ch(', e of iransmission.

16. Make LLp and i;. pi,'~c:t.ion of cer ,h. i postal
,11ticles. Postal iartics fto triansmi. ion it ; Ic rates of
postage prescribed for c tnmmercial prers, printed papers,
samples or newspapers, shall b made ip in such a nuniner as
to enable the contents thereof t, be easily inspectsetd.
17. Recall, detention or 1li .,-rsioi of postal
packets. (1) No letter., parcel ,"' crib.r postal packet.t, once
it has been posted in a 1ios: )iiice ric;ptucele or lilded to any
Officer of the Post Office in the course of his duty, shall be
taken out of post.
(2) No letter, parcel or other postal packet sh[all be
detained or delayed even if a request to that ;i i aippIars on
the cover thereof.
(3) Letters, parcels, or other postal packer.t shall be
forwarded to their addresses and cannot be diverted to any
other address at the request of the sender.
(4) Applications to enclose articles inadvertently omitted
from a postal packet shall not be entertained.
(5) No search shall be made for a letter, postcard, printed
packet or sample packet on which postage has not been fully
prepaid.
18. Methods of packing parcels. Parcels must
be securely and substantially packed so as not only to preserve
their contents from loss or damage in the post, iut also so as
not to injure other parcels in the mail or Officers of the Post
Office.
19. Refusal of articles for insurance when
improperly packed. (1) An article tendered for insur-
:nce which does not, in the opinion of thee Oalioei; of the Post
Office to whom it is tendered faulill the require i c, editions as
to packing and sealing shall be refused for conveyance by
insured post,










(2) The onus of properly enclosing. i. 1:4i.. and sealing
an' insured article h. up,;,i the and., and the IP >osPTnaster
shaii assume no liability f'r loss arising from defei'c which
may not be observed ai the i.ime of posting.

20. R.li'eot'o chalr"2s on paec-is. Every
parcel redirected at the reqaestc oA it'iher the sender or the
addressee thereof from one Post Office to another shall, except
when such Offices are within the same ddeivery area, he subject
upon delivery, in addition to any other charges which may be
leviable thereonr, to a chal ge equal to the postage which would
have been payable upol such parcel if it were being transmitted
for the first time from the one Office to the other.

21. Mia-I nl.un; amount fo; teler.l'.ph: money
orders. Telegraph iooicy orders .. siuns not exceeding the
maximum 'ii. i a slowed iri tih cise of ordinary monev orders
shall be exchrangdl between the U.nited Kingdom and the
Colony.
-2. Chai o'-- on tel:- ',,i i money ordY- The
remitter of a telegraph rmnne order shall be required to p1ay, in
addition to the ordinary none order commission, the cost of
the telegram of advice at the ordinary letter teleg rm rate per
word and also a -t11 Ii .-t.. -n.iy fee of -2 ceuts to be paid by
the remitter. The celegramns of advice shall be chairgedt for at
the better tekegrnra rate and shall: be subject to iai the. '.,inditions
ovwrning tihe transmisson onf miessagnea accepted at that rate.
A form of rec(i pt (or certificate of issue) showing the amount
of thi remittance and the charges, shall be given to the
remitter.
2s. Privi ., .. .. ; .- ti.'. ..i:._ m on ey
ordc '8. The remitter of a telegraph money order hai.li be
allov'we.t on paying f'r the additional words required, io add to
the oiiiciyi T lt,.grai of iidvice ay v short coimmuniuncition in
Englih whiic he I Y;i wii-! to Isend to the payee, ind :iIv tlso,
if he so desir', p ,repn t.he s,-.t of a tcg:'irapiec reply to such
coinuniication. Th- full rate per word should be charged for
the p:'epaid rely.
24. Trwl .;i i.-.ion of tel':gi .'t, of ad.:- e. All
telegr.uns of at vix' 'oi' io ,r 's paya;iik in thie Uniited Kiigdom
shall t'imn it tii:r i, ,o oI n- o>f i des tition through the
Central Tile ri t ii! Loi,, d, nd all telegrams of Zidvice
of ordCrs pa able in the Ctolony shall be transmitted through
the General Post Office, St. John's.








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25. Form of telegram of advice. Telegrams of
advice shall be prepared in accordance with the following
specimen:-

(1) (2) (3)
L.T. Mundat 123 Birmingham

(4) (5)

.Joseph Allen Seventeen pounds fifteen shillings
(6) (7)

John Fuller Seventeen pounds (break signal)
Grand Hotel

(8)
To pay your passage

NOTE:- If the payee is a woman, the prefix Mrs. or Miss should
appear before her name unless the Christian name is given; but in
all cases the remitter hears the cons (eqlnce if the address of t h-
telegram of advice or that of the payee is incorrect or insulicieint
to insure payment to the proper person.

(1) Supplemrentary instruction required for letter teIlegranis
only. This indication "L.T." should al\\ays hbeainl the telegram.
When a reply is prepaid, the indication "R.P." should appear
between the letters I.T." rand the word Manat ".

(2) Serial number of order inserted at exchange 0f.. in
substitution for the issuing office serial number signalled from ihe
office of issue. The exchange office series of numbers should begins
at 1 on the 1st of January in each year.
(3) Office of payment.
(4) Name of remitter.
(5) Amount in sterling in words.
(6) Name and address of payee.
(7) Repetition of the number of pounds.
(8) Private message, if any, for the payee.

A registered telegraphic address may be used to indicate the
payee's address provided that his name is also given. In such
cases the symbol c/o sh'iild i)e insertd between the name of
the payee and the registered address; lhus:-
"John Fuller c/o Ajax",








26. Office of payment. If the office of payment is
not a telegraph office, the name of the nearest telegraph office
should be written after the name of the office of payment. If
the sender is unable to indicate the nearest telegraph office, the
telegram of advice may be accepted at his risk provided that
the name of the country of destination is added after the name
of the office of payment.
27. Poste restante orders. If a telegraph money
order is intended to be called for at a Post Office, the words
" Poste Restante must be written instead of an address after
the payee's name. In the absence of these words it must be
assumed that the order is to be sent out for delivery.

28. Advice of payment. If the remitter desires to
receive an advice of payment the words Advice Payment"
should appear as the first words of the text of the telegram of
advice. In such cases the exchange office of the country of
payment must arrange for an advice of payment to be sent by
post to the exchange office of the conuntiy of issue for trans-
mission to the remitter.
29. Examination of serial number. On receipt
of the inward telegram of advice in the Central Telegraph
Office, London, or at the General Post Office, St. John's, it
must first be seen that the serial number of the order advised is
the next number in the sequence of the series proper to the
country of origin.
30. Method of payment. On receipt of the tele-
gram of advice at the office of payment a money order (or a
notice of the arrival of the order) must be prepared and
delivered to the payee. Any private message for the payee
must be communicated to him at the same time on a detachable
slip affixed to the telegraph money order.
31. General regulations. The general international
conditions for letter telegrams, together with the regulations of
the International Telegraph Convention (Madrid Revision) or
any regulations which may in future be substituted therefore,
shall apply to the telegrams of advice and other telegrams sent
in connection with money orders.
32. Allowance to country of payment. The
Post Office of the country of issue shall account to the Post
Office of the country of payment for the same percentage on
the amount of telegraph money orders advised as in case of
ordinary orders.








33. Entry of particulars in advice lists. The
particulars of telegraph money orders, including the full
addresses of the payees, shall be entered separately at the end
of the ordinary advice list or on separate sheets headed
" Advised by telegraph ", and the amounts of such orders shall
be included in the total amounts of the lists. 1 i,. exchange
office serial number of each order as well as the serial number
of the order at the Office of issue must be shown in the list.

34. Telegrams to be compared with entries
in lists. When the advice lists reach the office of exchange
of the country of destination, the telegrams of advice which
have been received shall be carefully checked against the relative
entries in th1 lists. Any difference between the amounts stated
in the lists and the amounts in the telegrams of advice, or any
other irregularities shall be reported to the country of issue, by
paid service telegram if necessary.

35. Responsibility for errors, etc. In the case
of errors or fictitious telegrams the responsibility for any losses
involved, other than the loss of telegraph charges, shall be
borne by the Administration in whose service the error or
fraud was committed. In case it may be impossible to
determine in which service the error or fraud was committed or
in cases of fraud or error in connection with the transmission of
telegrams over wires of intermediate countries or cable
companies, the responsibility for any losses involved other than
the loss of telegram charges shall be shared equally by the
British and the Colony Post Offices.

36. Regulations. In other respects telegraph money
orders shall be subject to the same regulations as ordinary
orders.
37. Sale of po.-st ge stamps to dealers and
col.lect' -). (1) Remittances accompany ing ordera received
by post, being orders for postage stamps for collection by
dealers in and collectors of such stamps shall be in the form of
bankers' drafts, money orders, or postal orders made payable to
the Postmaster by his official designation and remittances in
any form other than as aforesuid shall be returned to the sender
thereof by registered post.
(2) Such remittances shall be debited with full postage
and registration fees, and, where applicable, with insurance
fees.








(3) In cases where remittances are in the form of a
bankers' draft, any commisii:n and/ Ir .iiscoulIt on cashing
such draft shall be deducted from the amount of such draft
and postage stamps shall be supplied to the value of the
difference between the amount of the draft and that of the said
commission and/or discount.
(4) Stamped envt.lopes sent to any P1ost Office for
cancellation and posting or return in some other manner shall
be sent back unserviced ": provided that envelopes which bear
appropriate postage stamps and which have accompanied orders
for unused stamps may be used for the purpose for which they
were provided and the stamps affixed thereto cancelled in the
normal course.
(5) No person employed at a Post Office may:-
(i) comply with any request to affix postage stamps
to letters for transmission by post or to cancel
postage stamps which are not aflixed to letters
or other itoins entrusted to the Post in the
normal manner;
(ii) sell postage stamps taken from some special
portion of a sheet or from other than current
sub-stock, or post letters sent to him for that
purpose by any person: provided that he may
sell whole sheets of postage stamps from sub-
stocks or counter stocks;
(iii) exchange postage stamps after they have been
sold unless such l".tig.- stamps have been
invalidated under and by virtue of a Stamps
Invalidation Order and are being exchanged
within the prescribed period for stamps of equal
value in the current series;
(iv) accept from dealers in or collectors of postage
stanips standing orders for the supply of new
issues or new printings of postage stamps;
(v) address first-day covers ", affix postage stamps
thereto or make any special arrangements for
the cancellation of stamps thereon;
(vi) in any way whatsoever act as the agent for any
dealer in or collector of postage stamps.
Made by the Governor in Council this 22nd day of
October, 1957.
F. A. CLARKE,
Clerk of the Council.
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ANTIGUA.
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1957, No. 36.


ORDER IN COUNCIL DATED OCTOBER 22, 1957, MADE BY THE
GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL UNDER SECTION 10A (1) (c) OF
THE PUBLIC WORKS AND ROAntD ACT, 1871 (NO. 22
OF 1871) AS AMENDED BY THE PUBLIC WORKS AND
KOADS ORDINANCE, 1936 (No. 7 or 1936).


1. Short Title. This Order may he cited as the
Public Roads (Five Islands) Order, 1957.

2. Placing of Roads on Schedule of Public
Roads. The Governor in Council doth hereby order that
the roads mentioned and described in the Schedule hereto
shall be added to schedule A., Part III., District No. 1, to
the Public Works and Roads Act, 1871, as amended by the
Public Works and Roads Act, 1871 Amendment Ordinance,
1928 (No. 12 of 1928).

SCHEDULE.
8A. Leading from Road 3 (at Five Islands) to Yeptons Estate for a
distance of I ? : feet.
8B. Leading from Road 3 (at Five Islands) to Galley Bay in a north-
westerly direction for a distance of 1230 feet.

Made by the Governor in Council this 22nd day of
October, 1957.

F. A. CLARKE,
Clerk of the Council.






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MONTSERRAT.
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.

1957, No. 24.

PUBLIC HiEALTH--MOSQUIITO CONTROL.

The Mosquito Control (Amendment) Regulations. 1957,
dated the 27th September, 1w57, made by the Board of
Health under Section 120 of the Public Health Ordi-
nance, 1875 (No. 3 of 1875).

1. SHORT TITLE. These Regulations may be cited as the
Mosquito Control (Amendment) Regulations, 1957, and shall
be read as one with the Mosquito Control Regulations 1957,
hereinafter called the Principal Regulations.

2. INSERTION OF NEW REGULATION IN PRINCIPAL
REGULATIONS. The following new regulation shBll be inserted
in the Principal Regulations immediately after regulation 21:-

22. OFFENCES AND PENALTIES. Any person who
commits an offence against any of these Regulation shall be
liable on sunmarv conviction for every such offence to a fine
not exceeding ninety-six dollars or to imprisonment with or
without hard lt bour for a term not exceeding three months,
and in addition shall be liable, in the case of a continuing
offence, to a fine not exceeding ten dollars for each day
during which the offence continues. "

Made by the Board of Health this 19th day of September,
1957.
A. G. LER,
Clerk of the Board of Health.

Approved by the Governor in Council the 27th day of
September, 1957.
GEORGE CABEY,
Clerk of the Council.




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MONTSERRAT.
STATIUTo)tkY I LES, AND ORDERS.

1957, No. 25.

Proclamation dated September 28, 1957, appointing a
Session for the Legislative Councii of the Colony.
BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OF MONTSERRAT.
A PIRCLAMATION.
A. F. DAWKINS,
Antdmristrator.
WHE lEAS purtuant to the provisions of sub-section (1)
of section 25 of tie Montserrat constitutionn and Elections Ordi-
n.nce, 1952 (No. 111952) the (Govenor by proclamation dated
the 26th day of July, 1957, prorogued the Legislative Council
of the Colony of .Montserrat until such further date as
may be appointed, by proclamation of the Administrator under
the provisions of section 18 of the said Ordinance, for the first
sitting in the next session of the said Council:
AND WHEREAS it is provided by section 1S of the said
Ordinance that the sessions of the said Council shall be held at
such times and places as the Administrator shall from time to
ttime hv irorli rnntion inorint:
ANTD WH EREA~ it is expedient that a session of the
said Council should now be held:
NOW, THIIEREFORE, I do by this my proclamation,
hereby appoint that a session of the Legislative Council of the
Colony should now be held and that the first meeting thereof
shall commence with a sitting of the Co ilt t Council the Council
Chamber in the town of Plymouth in the Island of Montserrat
at t o'clock in the forenoon on the 25th day of October, 1957.
for the dispatch of public business:
AND the Members of the said Council and all other Her
M."ij-y's. Officers and loving subjects i the said Colony and
all those whom it mav concern nrie hereby required to take due
notice hereof and to give their ready obedience accordingly.
GIVEN at the Administrator's Office, .lontserrat,
this 28th day of September, 1957, in the sixth
year of Her Majesty's reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!
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MONTSERRAT.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1957, No. 27


PROCLAMATION DATED OCTOBER 28, 1957, DECLARING A CLOSE
SEASON FOR COTTON PLANTING.


BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OF MONTSERRAT.
A PROCLAMATION.
A. F. DAWKINS,
Administrator.
In exercise of the powers vested in the Governor-in-
Council by section 3 of the Cotton Planting (Regulation)
Ordinance, 1.'i_ (No. 7 of 1926), I, ARTHUR FRANCIS
DAWKINS, Esquire, Administrator of the Colony of Montserrat,
by and with the advice of the Executive Council of the said
Colony, do hereby declare that the period front the firsi day ul
November, 1957, to the thirty-first day of August, 1958, both
days inclusive, is and shall be a close planting season within
the meaning of the said Ordinance throughout the said Colony
and every part thereof except in the Planting Date Experi-
mental plot at the Grove Botanic Station to which this
proclamation shall not apply.
GIVEN at the Administrator's Office, Mfontserrat,
this 28th day of October, 1957, and in the
sixth year of Her Majesty's reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!







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VIRGIN ISLANDS.
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1957, No. 28.

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Regulations, 1957, dated
24th September, 1957, made by the Governor in Council
under section 43 of the Vehicles and Road Traffic Ordi-
nance, 1964 (No. 9 of 1954).

1. Citation. These Regulations may be cited as the
Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Regulations, 1957, and shall be
read as one with the Motor Vehicles Regulations, 1955(S. R.& O
1955, No.3) hereinafter called the Principal Regulations.
2. Amendment of Regulation 14. Regulation
14 of the Principal Regulations is hereby amended-
(a) by deleting the words and the fees to be paid
on such licence shall be as set out in the First Schedule "
appearing in sub-regulation (3) thereof.
(b) by inserting the following sub-regulations after
sub-regulation (6) thereof:-
"(7) No licence fee shall be payable in respect of
any motor vehicle which is exempt from payment of
the registration fee under regulation 12 (2) of these
Regulations so long as the conditions justifying such
exemption continues.".
(8) The fee payable for a visitor's tempory licence
under section 42 of the Ordinance shall be three dollars
and sixty cents. "
3. Insertion of new Regulation. After Regula-
tion 30 of the Principal Regulations the following regulation
shall be inserted:-
"30A. (1) REMOVAL OF BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE. It
shall be the duty of the owner, driver or other person in
control or in charge of any motor vehicle-
(a) when the vehicle has broken down on a
road in such circumstances that the defects cannot
be remedied within a reasonable time or the presence of
the vehicle is likely unnecessarily to obstruct or to
cause danger to other persons using the road; or









(b) when required so to do by any police officer
on the ground that the vehicle has been permitted to
remain at rest on a road in such a position or in such a
condition as to be likely to cause danger to other
persons using the road,
to remove or to take all reasonable steps to secure the
removal of such vehicle as soon as practicable.

(2) It shall be lawful for any police officer to remove
or to take all reasonable steps to secure the rcminval of any
such vehicle, mentioned in subrcgulation (1) of this
regulation, where-
(a) the owner, driver or other person in control
or in charge of the vehicle fails or neglects to comply
with the provisions of subregulation (1) of this
regulation; or
(b) any such person is not known to the
officer; or
(c) in the opinion of the police officer, he is
unlikely to find such person within a reasonable time,
or if found such person will be uriable to comply
with the provisions of subregulation (1) of this
regulation."

Made by the Governor in Council this 24th day' of
September, 1957.
B. ABBOTT,
Acting Clerk of the Council.












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VIRGIN ISLANDS,


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1957, No. 29.


The Tortola Central Electricity Supply Area Order, 1967,
dated September 30, 1957 made by the Governor in
Council under Section 3 of the Water and Electricity
Supply Ordinance, 1955 (No. 8 of 1955).


1. Citation. This Order may be cited as the Tortola
Central Electricity Supply Area Order, 1957.

2. Area of supply of Electricity. It is hereby
declared that the area described in the Schedule hereto shall be
an electricity supply area for the purposes of the Water and
Electricity Supply Ordinance, 1955 (No. 8 of 1955).
Made by the Governor in Council this 30th day of
September, 1957.

B. ABBOTT.
Acting Clerk of the Council.

SCHEDULE

On the south by the sea,
On the west by a straight line from the eastern point of Hannah to
Tod ian Peak,
On the north by a straight line from Todman Peak to Belle Vue
Peak and

On the east by a straight line from Belle Vue Peak to the western
point of Brandy Wine Bay.






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VIRGIN ISLANDS.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1957, No. 30.


PROCLAMATION DATED OCTOBER 25, 1957, CONVOKING THE
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE COLONY.


BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.
A PROCLAMATION.
A. T. WILLIAMS,
Governor.
WHEREAS it is provided by section 25 (1) of the
Virgin Islands Constitution and Elections Ordinance, 1954, as
amended, that the Governor may at any time, by proclamation,
summon, prorogue or dissolve the Legislative Council of the
Colony of the Virgin Islands:
AND WHEREAS it is expedient that the said Council
should be summoned:
NOW, THEREFORE, I do by this my proclamation
summon the Legislative Council of the Colony of the Virgin
Islands to meet at the Council Chamber in the town of Road
Town, Tortola, in the Colony aforesaid at 10 o'clock in the
forenoon on Thursday the 7th day of November, 1957 for the
despatch of public business.
AND -the Members of the said Council and all other Her
Majesty's Officers and loving subjects in the said Colony and
all those whom it iay concern are hereby required to take due
notice hereof and to give their ready obedience accordingly.
GIVEN at the Government House, Antigua, this
25th day of October, 1957, and in the sixth year
of Her Majesty's reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!
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1957.


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VIRGIN I ISLANDS.

STATIUTOR:Y RULES AND) )OH I)ERS.
1957, No. 31.

PROCLAMATION DATED OCTOtER 26, 1957, APPOINTING A
SESSION F'OR THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL 01' THE COLONY.

BY THE AD'.IINISTRATORf OF THE COLONY
OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS.
A PROCLAMATION.
G. P. ALLSEBiOOK,
A administrator.
WHERE AS pursuant to the provisions of section 25 (1)
of the Virgii Islands Constitution and Elections Ordinance,
1954, as amended, the Governor by proclamation dated the
25th day of October, 1957 has summoned the Legislative
Council of the Colonyv of the Virgin Islands to meet on the 7th
day of November, 1957:
AND WH EREAS it is provided by section 1S of the said
Ordinance that the sessions of the said Council shall be held at
such times and places as the Administrator shall from time to
time by proclamation appoint:
ANI) WH -IF RF F PS it ;r eredient thiat .t session of the
said Council should now be held.
NOW, T'IlER EFFORE. I do by this my proclamation
hereby appoint that a session of the Legislative Council of the
Colony of the Virgin Islands shall be held rnd that the first
meeting thereof shall commence with a sitting of the Council
at the Council Chamber in the town of Road T-'.n, Tortola,
in the Colony aforesaid at 10 o'clock in the forenoon on
Thursday the 7th day of November, 1957, for the despatch of
public business.
AND the Members of the said Council and all other Her
Majesty's Officers and loving subjects in the said Colony and
all those wlhomi it iayv concern are hereby required to take due
notice hereof and to give their ready obedience accordingly.
GIViEN at the Administrator's (;,.', ,. at Tortola in
the V',:./; Islands, this 26th day of October,
1957 and in the sixth year of Her Majesty's
reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

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by E. M. BLACKMAN, Government Printer.-By Authority.
1957.


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