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

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    Antigua, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 17 of 1959: Proclamation dated 2nd June, 1959, bringing into operation the Co-operative Societies Ordinance, 1958 (No. 8 of 1958)
        Page A-1
    Antigua, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 18 of 1959: Proclamation dated 28th May, 1959, bringing into operation the Police Act (Amendment) Ordinance, 1957 (No. 9 of 1957)
        Page B-1
    Antigua, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 19 of 1959: Police (Amendment) Regulations, 1959
        Page C-1
    Montserrat, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 16 of 1959: Police Regulations, 1959
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    Montserrat, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 17 of 1959: Proclamation dated May 27, 1959, declaring a Close Season for Cotton
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    Montserrat, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 19 of 1959: Proclamation dated 28th May, 1959, bringing into operation the Police Act (Amendment) Ordinance, 1958 (No. 25/1957)
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    Virgin Islands, Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 15 of 1959: Police Regulations 1959
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THE

ANTIGUA, MONTHS

AND

VIRGIN ISLANDS GAl

published 6y cAuthority.

VOL. IV. THURSDAY, 4TH JUNE, 1959.


Notices.


It is notified for general informa-
tion that, consequent upon the grant
of vacation leave to Mr. H.G. SEWARD
Commissioner of Police, with effect
from the 29th May, 1959, His Excel-
lency the Governor has approved of
the appointment of Captain HUGH
ARMSTRONG of the Police Force in
Barbados, to act as Commissioner of
Police, Leeward Islands, from that
date.
Ohief Secretary's Ofice,

Antigua.
1st June, 1959.
Ref. No. P. F. 795.


A. 47/96.


June, 1959.


By virtue of the authority vested in
me under the provisions of section 3
of the Co-operative Societies Ordi-
nance, 1958, No. 8 of 1958, I do
hereby appoint the Principal Clerk
attached to the Ministry of Social
Services to be Registrar of Co opera-
tive Societies for Antigna.
Given under my hand this sixth
day of June, 1959.

I. G. TURBOTT.
Administrator.
Instrument appointing the Prin-
cipal Clerk attached to the
Ministry of Social Services
to be Registrar of Co-opera-
tive Societies for Antigua.



The Government of Antigua re-
quests all tenderers for the construc-
tion of an elementary school at Jen-
nings recently advertised in this
p ap e r to note that the date for pre-
senting tenders at the Administrator's
Office, St. John's has been postponed
until 17th June, 1959. Tenders are
to be presented before 4 p.m. on that
day in a sealed envelope marked
" Tender for School at Jennings ".
Administrator's Office,
St. John's,
Antigua.
29th May, 1959.


The Administrator of Montserrat
has made the following appointment
under section 3 of the Marriage Ordi-
ance, 1921, (Montserrat No. 6 of
1921):-
Pastor M. A. JOSEPH, of the
Seventh-day Adventist Church, to be
a Marriage Officer, with effect from
the 2nd June to 31st December, 1959.

No. 49.
Appointments, transfers, etc., in
the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-
Husbands, C. S. Magistrate, Antigua
(acting as Orown Attorney, Mont-
serrat), to act as Crown Attorney,
St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.
June 1
Chif Secretary's Office,
Antigua,
2nd June 1959.

CONFIRMATION OF ORDINANCES.
No. 50.
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. 1 of 1959 "The Appropriation
Ordinance 1959. "
1st June, 1959.
Ref. No. A. 47/83-II.
No. 51.
The following Statutory Rules and
Orders are circulated with this Gazette
and form part thereof:-
Antigua.
No. 17 of 1959, Proclamation
dated 2nd June, 1959, bringing into
operation the Co-operative Societies
Ordinance, 1958 (No. 8 of 1958)."
1 pp. Price 5 cents.
No. 18 of 1959 Proclamation
dated 28th May, 1959, bringing into
operation the Police Act (Amend-
ment) Ordinance, 1957 (No. 9 of
1957)."
1 pp. Price 5 'cents.

No. 19 of 1959, "The Police
(Amendment) Regulations, 1959."
1 pp. Price 5 cents.


Montserrat.
No. 16 of 1959, The Police Regu-
lations, 1959." 31 pp. Price 70 cis.
No. 17 of 1959, "Proclamation
dated May 27, 1959, declaring a Closo
Season for Cotton."
1 pp. Price 5 cents.
No. 19 of 1959, Proclamation
dated 28th May, 1959, bringing into
operation the Police Act (Amend-
ment) Ordinance, 1958 (No. 25/1958).
1 pp.Price 5 cts.
Virgin Islands.
No. 15 of 1959, The Police Regu-
lations 1959." 31 pp. Price 70 cts.

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
MONTBERRAT 29th May, 1959.
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO
COMPANY, LIMITED of Westmins-
ter House, 7, Millbank, London S.W.
England have applied for Registration
of one Trade Mark consisting of the
following:

KINGSWAY
in Class 45 that is to say, Tobacco
whether manufactured or unmanufac-
tured.
The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods for one
month before the date of their said
Application.
Any person may within three
months from the date of the first ap-
pearance of this Advertisement in the
"Antigua, Montserrat, and Virgin
Islands Gazette" give notice in du-
plicate at the Trade Marks Office,
Montserrat, of opposition of the said
Trade Mark.
C. STRAUGHN HUSBANDS.
Ag. Registrar of Trade Marks.

RAINFALL FIGURES
Agricultural Department,
Antigua.
Month 1965 1956 1957 1958 1959
January 2.16 5.15 3.16 0.92 2.91
February 0.68 1.23 2.29 0.66 1.16
March 0.83 1.40 0.40 1.22 0.73
April 1.75 3.83 2.54 2.01 3.61
To 30th May 2.81 2.68 1.19 7.79 9.02
8.23 14.19 9.58 12.60 17.43


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No. 26.







84 THE ANTIGUA, MONTSERRAT & VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE


Post of Financial Assistant to

the Colonial Engineer, in the

Colony of Antigua.

Applications are invited for the post
of Financial Assistant to the Colonial
Engineer in the Colony of Antigua.
The following particulars relate to this
post:--
i. Duties of post.

The duties of the post will be to
raise the standard of efficiency in the
administration and accounting
branches of the Public Works Depart-
ment. This will entail:-

(i) Being responsible to the Colo-
nial Engineer for the control
of revenue and expenditure and
the receipt and issue of depart-
mental stores and for
introducing improved systems
of control where necessary and
a system of costing. The
estimated expenditure for the
Public Works Department in
1959 is approximately
350,000.

(ii) Supervising directly the work
of the stores and the accounting
staff which at present consists
of a Stores Accountant, a Store
Keeper and four Clerks in the
Stores, and a Principal Clerk, a
Senior Clerk and nineteen
clerks and assistants in the main
Office and Section Offices.

(iii) Relieving the Colonial Engi-
neer where possible of the
general administration of the
Department including s t a ff
matters and correspondence.

ii. Qualifications of the Holder
of Post.
(i) Experience at an appropriate
level in a large Public Works
Department and a knowledge
of Public Works Department
accounting procedure and some
knowledge of Treasury account-
ing procedure is highly desir-
able.

(ii) If, however, no suitable appli-
cant with the necessary Public
Works Department experience
is forthcoming an app i cant
with experience in an executive
capacity involving the control
of expenditure, staff and stores
in a building of contracting
firm should be considered.

The basis of reasonably efficient
administrative and accounting systems
exist in the Public Works Department,
but the holder of the post of Colonial
Engineer, who is the Head of the
Department is required to concentrate
on the professional side of his duties.

iii. Salary of Post.
A salary of up to 1500 may be
offered for the post. If necessary, a


gratuity at the rate of 121% of salary
may also be offered to secure a suit-
able candidate. The gratuity would
be payable on the satisfactory com-
pletion of the contract.

iv. Allowances and other circum-
stances affecting the value of the
Post (e.g) transport allowance).
A car allowance is payable at the
rate of $300 (62. 10s.) per annum
plus 7.5c. (33d.) per mile travelled on
official duty.

v. Whether Post is pensionable
or not.
The post is not pensionable. The
holder of the post will be on contract
for a period three years in the first
instance.
vi. Quarters.
Quarters are not provided but every
effort will be made to assist the Offi-
cer to secure accommodation.

vii. Passages.
Free passages (including) rail fares to
the port of embarkation) will be pro-
vided on appointment and on the
satisfactory completion of the con-
tract, for the officer and his wife, and
not more than three children, under
the age of eighteen years, who are
unmarried and are dependent upon
him, and who accompany him or join
hun in the Colony within twelve
months of his appointment.

2. Further information regarding
this post may be obtained from the
Administrator, Antigua, to whom
applications, giving full details of
qualifications and experience, togeth-
er with names of two persons to
whom referees may be made, should
be submitted not later than the 27th
June, 1959.



Applications are i nv i t e d for the
pensionable post of Financial Secre-
tary, which is now vacant in Antigua.

The Financial Secretary is the
Finance Member of Government and
the chief financial adviser to the Ad-
ministrator. He is ex-officio a
member of the Executive and Legis-
lative Councils of Antigua and is
responsible for-

(i) the preparation of the
annual Estimates and
their presentation to
Council;

(ii) ensuring the due exer-
cise of financial control
over expenditure;

(iii) the raising of loans by
the Government and the
organisation of its finan-
cial resources and
reserves;


(iv) the adumbration of fiscal
policy;

(v) the assessment of the
financial implications of
the Government's devel-
opment programme and
of individual projects
included in it.

(vi) the administration of the
Treasury and Customs
Departments and the
continuous review of the
methods and organisa-
tion of revenue collec-
tions;

(vii) the administration of
Exchange Control.

Applicants for the post must have
Administrative financial and account-
ing experience in the servi c e of a
Colonial Government.

The salary of the post is at the rate
of $7,230 per annum. A travelling
allowance at the rate of $300 per
annum is payable.

Applications stating date of birth,
qualifications and experience and ac-
companied by two recent testimonials
(not applicable to Public Officers) must
be addressed to the Administrator,
Antigna, from whom further particu-
lars may be obtained, not later than
the 4th July, 1959.



Applications are i n vi t e d for the
posts of (a) Senior Architectural
Draughtsman and (b) Architect
Draughtsman in Antigua.

2. The appointments to these two
posts will be on a non pensionable
basis and will be on contract, for a
period of 12 months in the first in-
stance. The contract may be renew-
ed for a further period.

3. The Senior Architectural Draughts-
man will be required to produce from
sketches complete working details
under the direction of the Architect
or his Assistant. He will be required
to accept responsibility and to show
initiative in the variety of work under-
taken by the department. The appli-
cant for this post should have had at
least 3 years experience in an Archi-
tect's Office and should possess a
sound knowledge of building con-
struction. The salary of the post
will be at the rate of $3840 per
annum.

4. The Architect Draughtsman should
possess a sound knowledge of build-
ing construction and be capable of
producing all types of working draw-
ings quickly and efficiently. He
should have had considerable experi-
ence in a drawing office, preferably in
an Architect's Office. The salary of
this post is at the rate of $3360 per
annum.


[Jnune 4, 19.59..







THE ANTIGUA, MONTSERRAT AND VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE.


5. Applications for these posts
-should be addressed in the first in-
-stance to the Government Architect,
Antigua and should reach him not
.later than the 30th June, 1959. Ap-
plicants should state which post they
wish to be considered for and should
-give details of general education,
technical education and they should
state whether any diplomas have
been awarded to them. Copi-s of
testimonials from the applicant's last
-employer or teacher should also be
submitted. The originals of these
testimonials must be produced if
required.
IRef. No. A. 66/182.


Eastern Caribbean Farm
Institute Trinidad, T. W. I.


VICE PRINCIPAL.

Applications are invited for the post
-of VICE PRINCIPAL of the Eastern
"Caribbean Farm Institute, which is
maintained by thirteen Governments
in the region to train the subordinate
-staff of Departments of Agriculture
and others in the theory and practice
of agriculture. The duratiod of the
-course is twenty-one months and
:students who n u m b e r sixty-four
reside at the Institute.

The duties of the Vice Principal in-
. clude teaching, assisting with Institute
Administration and managing the
Institute Farm under the general
direction of the Principal.

Applicants should be graduates in
Agriculture or possess similar qualifi-
-cations. Experience in teaching and
-in tropical agriculture are c lear ly
-desirable.

The basic salary is at present
.1,350 p e r annum ($6,480. W.I.)
-plus a duty allowance of 150 per
year ($720. W.I.). The post is pen-
sionable for personal and Widows'
:and Orphans' benefits under t h e
Overseas Superannuation Scheme ad-
ministered by the Crown Agents for
(Oversea Governments and Administra-
tions. The Vice Principal if he is


eligible for membership, contributes
4% of his basic salary, and the Institute
22%. If he is ineligible, an allowance
is paid in lieu of pension rights.

A furnished house is provided at a
rental of 8% of his basic salary up to
a maximum of 10. 8s. 4d ($50. W.I.)
per month plus 5% per annum of the
value of the furniture supplied. The
Vice Principal is permitted to use a
private car for official travelling for
which expenses are paid.

Free approved passages from his
place of domicile or recruitment will
be granted on appointment for the
Vice Principal, his wife and children
under eighteen years of age who are
dependant on him, up to a maximum
of five persons in all. Vacation leave
at the rate of forty-five days for each
full year of service, with approved
leave passages up to a maximum of
three full fares to the place of normal
domicile, is granted after every two
and a half years' residential service.

Applications, giving full details of
qualifications and experience, together
with the names of two persons to
whom reference may be made, should
be submitted to the Principal, Eastern
Caribbean Farm Institute, Centeno,
via Arima P. 0., Trinidad T. W. I.,
to reach him not later than 6th June,
1959.
Ref. No. A.C. 13f329.

Insurance of Government Motor Vehicles,
Tenders are invited for comprehen-
sive insurance coverage of all Govern-
ment owned motor vehicles for the
period 15th July, 1959, to 14th July,
1960. There are approximately 145
motor vehicles including trailers and
Cane Carts.
2. The contract of insurance must
provide that where coverage is given
during the currency of the Policy it
will expire on the termination of the
Policy and in such case for an adjust-
ment of the appropriate premium to
be made.

3. A list of the motor vehicles
to be insured will be supplied on
application to the Ministry, Pnblic
Works and Communications, Admi-
nistrator's Office.


4. Tenders should be in sealed
envelopes marked "Tender for In-
surance of Vehicles" addressed to
the Minister, Public Works and Com-
munications, Administrator's Office,
St. John's, and should reach that
office not later than 4.00 p.m. on
Tuesday the 30th day of June, 1959

5. Government does not bind itself
to accept the lowest or any tender.

HENRY J. ELWIN,
Administrative Secretary,
Public Works & Communications.

Administrator's Ofice,

Antigua.
5th May, 1959.
Ref. No. P. W. C. 78/15-IV.




Tenders for Groceries Etc.

The following tender has been
accepted for the supply of the under-
mentioned items to Government
Institutions up to the 30th June, 1959,
(in place of LAKE Co., Ltd.)

Lake's New Market

Eggs
local 12 cents each

imported 13 cents each


Sugar

washed $28.25 per
bag of 249 lba

brown $19.60 ,,


Administrato`rs Office,

St. John's.

Antigua.

21st May, 1959.

Ref. No. A. 41/36-II


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by FBRL PIGOTT, Government Printer.-By Authority.
1959.


[Price $1.741


Junnne 47 1959.]







ANTIGUA.



STATUTORY RULES AN ORDERS 4

1959, No. 17.


PROCLAMATION DATED JUNE 2, 1959, BRINGING INTO OPERA--
TION THE CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES ORDINANCE, 1958,
(No. 8 OF 1958).


BY THE GOVERNOR.

A PROCLAMATION.

I. G. TURBOTT,
A administrator.

WHEREAS by section 61 of the Co-operative Societies
Ordinance, 1958 (No. 8 of 1958) it is provided that the said
Ordinance shall come i:to operation on such date as the
Governor by proclamation published in the Gazette shall
appoint.
NOW, THEREFORE, I AN GRAHAM TURBOTT, Admin-
istrator of the Colony of Anigua, do by this my proclamation
declare that the said Ordinance shall come into operation on the
fifth day of June, 1959.
AND all Her Majesty's loving subjects in the Colony of
Antigua and all others whom it may concern are hereby
required to take due notice hereof and to give their ready
obedience accordingly.

GIVEN at the Administrator's Ofice, Antigua,
this 2nd day of June, 1959, in the eighth year
of Her Majesty's reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!



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A NTIGUA.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.

1959, No0. 18.


PROCLAMATION DATED MAY 28, 1959, BRINGING INTO OPERA-
TION THE POLICE ACT (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 1957
(No. 9/1957).

BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.
A. T. WILLIAMS,
Governor.

WHEREAS by section 9 of the Police Act (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1957 (No. 9 of 1957) it is provided that the said
Ordinance shall come into operation on a date to be appointed
by the Governor by Proclamation published in the Gazette.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, ALEXANDER THOMAS WILLIAMS,
a Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of
Saint Michael and Saint George, a Member of the Most
Excellent Order of the British Empire, Governor and Com-
mander in Chief in and over the Leeward Islands and Vice
Admiral of the -ame, do by ilis my Proclamation declare that
the said Ordinance shall come into operation on the first day of
June, 1959.
AND all Her Majesty's loving subjects in the Colony of
Antigua and all others whom it may concern are hereby
required to take due notice hereof and to give their ready
obedience accordingly.

GIVEN at the Government House, Antizua, this 28th
day of May, 1959, in the eighth year of Her Majesty's
reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!


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ANTIGUA.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1959 No. 19.


THE POLICE (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 1959 DATED
MAY 28TH, 1959, MADE BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE
LEEWARD ISLANDS UNDER SECTION 67 OF THE POLICE
ACT, 1951 (No. 12/1951) AS AMENDED.


1. SHORT TITLE. These Regulations may be cited as the
Police (Amendment) Regulations, 1959, and shall be read as one
with the Police Regulations, 1959 (S. R. & 0. 1959, No. 15)
hereinafter called the Principal Regulations.
2. AMENDMENT. Immediately after regulation 50 of the
Principal Regulations the following new regulation numbered
51 shall be added:-
51. COMMENCEMENT. These Regulations shall
come into operation on the first day of June, 1959."
Made this 28th day of May, 1959.
A. T. WILLIAMS,
Governor.
















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MONTSERRAT.


STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.
1969, No. 16.


THE POLICE REGULATIONS, '1959, DATED APRIL 24, 1959,
MADE BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
UNDER SECTION 67 OF THE, PLICE ACT, 1951
(No. 12/1951) AS AMENDED.

PART I.
PRELIMINARY.
1. SHORT TITLE. These Regulations may be cited as
the Police Regulations, 1959.
2. APPLICATION. These Regulations shall not apply to
Gazetted Police'Officers except as provided in regulations 12,
19, 22, 35(5), 39, 40, 41, 42, 43 and 49 but shall apply to
Inspectors, subordinate police officers and constables of the
Force.
3. INTERPRETATION. (1) In these Regulations--
the Act" means the Police Act, 1951 (No. 12/1951) as
amended;
the Association means the Police Welfare Associaticn
established under section 59 of the Act;
Commissioner ", constable ", the Division ", Force ",
Gazetted Police Officer ", "Inspector ", Medical
Board and subordinate police officer have
respectively the same meanings as are ascribed to
them in the Act;
Divisional Standing Order means a standing order for
the Division issued in writing by the police officer in
charge of the Division with the approval of the
Commissioner;
Force Standing Order" means a standing order for
the Force issued in writing by the Commissioner and
applicable to the Force as a whole;









S" government medical officer" means a registered medical
practitioner who holds a post in the government
service or a registered medical practitioner to whom
an Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable
has been instructed by the police officer in charge of
the Division to present himself for medical examine.
tion;
pay has the same meaning as is ascribed to it in
S section 42 in Part V of the Act;

Schedule" means Schedule to these Regulations;
"Station Officer" means the' officer in charge of a
.police station;
S" Station Standing Order" means a standing order for
Sa particular station in the Division issued by the
police officer in charge of the Division with the
.. approval of the Commissioner.
(2) The Interpretation and General Clauses Act, 1955
(No. 12/1955) shall apply to the interpretation of these
SRegultions in like manner as it applies to the interpreta-
tion of an Act.
PART' II.
SOFFENCES AND DISCIPLINE.
4.- KINDS OF OFFENCES AND BY WHOM TRIABLE.
Offences may be of two kinds, namely-
(a) offences created by the Act; and
(b) disciplinary offences created by this Part of
these Regulationm.
5. OFFENCES CB HEATED BY THE ACT. The offences
created by the Act are to be found in sections 28 and 30 of
S the Act and relate to mutinous or seditious conduct by a
police officer, and causing disaffection in the Force. These
S offences are triable only by a court and the method of trial
of such offences and the punishments which may he
imposed therefore are such as are prescribed by the said
S sections.
6. DISCIPLINARY OFFENCES CREATED BY THESE REG-
ULATIONS. The disciplinary offences created bh this Part of
these Regulations are-
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(a) discreditable conduct, that is to say, if an
Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable acts
in a disorderly manner or in any manner prejudicial to
discipline or likely to bring discredit on the reputation
of the Force;
(b) insubordinate or oppressive conduct, that is to
say, if an Inspector, subordinate police officer or
constable-
(i) is insubordinate by word, act or demeanour; or
(ii) is guilty of oppressive or tyrannical conduct
towards an inferior in rank; or
(iii) uses obscene, abusive or insulting language to
any other member of the Force; or
(iv) wilfully or negligently makes any false com-
plaint or statement against any member of the
Force; or
(v) assaults any other member of the Force; or
(vi) withholds any complaint or report against any
member of the Force; .'
(c) disobedience to orders, that is .to y, if an
Inspector, subordinate police officer or Sw le diso-
boys or without good or sufficient ci,4at omits or
neglects to carry out any lawful order, written or other-
wise;
(d) neglect of duty, that is to say, if an Inspector,
subordinate police officer or constable--

(i)'neglects, or without good or sufficient cause
omits, promptly and diligently to attend to or
carry out anything which is his duty as a
police officer; or
(ii) idles or gossips while on duty; or
(iii) fails to work his beat in accordance with
orders, or leaves his beat, traffic point, or other
place of duty to.which he has been ordered,
without due permission or sufficient cause; or
(iv) by carelessness or neglect permits a prisoner to
escape; or









(v) fails, when knowing where any offender is to he
found, to report the same, or to make dire ex-
ertions for making him amenable to justice; or
(vi) fails to report any matter which it is his duty
to report; or
(vii) sleeps on his post or beat; or
(viii) fails to report anything which he knows con-
cerning a criminal charge, or fails to disclose
any evidence which he, or any person within
his knowledge, can give for or against any
prisoner or defendant to a criminal charge; or
(ix) omits to make any necessary entry in any offi-
cial document or book; or
(x) neglects, or without good or sufficient cause
Somits, to carry out the instructions of a govern-
ment medical officer following a medical
examination or, while absent from duty on
account of sickness, is guilty of any act or
conduct calculated to retard his return to
duty;
(e) making false statements or falsifying and
mutilating books and documents, that is to say, if an
Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable-
(i) wilfully and knowingly makes any false state-
ment; or
(ii) knowingly makes or is privy or pArty to the
making of any false entry, or with intent to
mislead makes any alteration or erasure in
any book of complaint, station diary, record,
book or other document kept in the normal
course of official duty; or
(iii) wilfully mutilates or destroys ar.y book of
complaint, station diary, record, book, return
or other document kept in the normal course
of duty;
(r) breach of confidence, that is to say, if any In-
spector, subordinate police officer or constable-
(i) divulges any matter which it is his duty to
keep secret; or









(ii) gives notice, directly or indirectly, to any per-
son against whom any warrant or summons
has been or is about to be issued, except in
the lawful execution of such warrant or ser-
vice of such summons; or
(iii) without proper authority communicates to the
public press, or to any unauthorized person,
any matter connected with the Force; or
(iv) without proper authority shows to any person
outside the Force any book or printed docu-
ment the property of the police authorities; or
(v) makes any anonymous communication to the
Commissioner or any other superior officer;
(y) corrupt practice, that is to say, if an Inspector,
subordinate police officer or constable-
(i) receives any bribe; or
(ii) fails to account for or to make a prompt and
true return of any money or property seized or
received by him in his official capacity; or
(iii) without the knowledge and permission of the
Commissioner accepts directly or indirectly
any gratuity, present or reward in respect of
anything done in the discharge of the duties
of his office; or
(iv) places himself under pecuniary obligation to
any person who holds a licence concerning the
granting or renewal of which the police may
have to report or give evidence; or
(v) improperly uses his character and position as a
member of the Force for his private advantage;
(h) unlawful or unnecessary exercise of authority,
that is to say, if an Inspector, subordinate police officer
or constable-
(i) without good or sufficient cause makes any un-
lawful or unnecessary arrest; or
(ii) uses any unnecessary violence to any prisoner
or other person with whom he may be brought
into contact in the execution of his duty;





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(i) malingering, that is to say, if an Inspector,
subordinate police officer or constable feigns or exag-
gorates any sickness or.injury with a view to evading
duty;
(i) absence without leave or being late for duty,
that is to say, if an Inspector, subordinate police officer
Sor constable, without reasonable excuse is absent with-
i out leave from, 'or is late for, parade, court, or any
other duty;
Fi (k) uncleanliness, that is to say, if an Inspector,
subordinate police officer or constahle, while on duty or
while off duty in uniform in a public place is improper-
ly.dressed or is dirty or untidy in his person, clothing
or. equipment;
(1) damage to clothing or other articles supplied,
that is to say, if an Inspector, subordinate police officer
or constable-
S(i) wilfully or by carelessness causes any waste,
loss or damage to any arms, article of clothing
or equipment, uniform, or to any book, docu-
ment or other property supplied to him, or
used by him, or entrusted to his care, or
entrusted to the care of any other member of
Sthe Force; or

(ii) fails to report any loss or damage as above
however caused;
S(m) drinking on duty or soliciting drink, that is to
say, if an Inspector, subordinate police officer or
constable-
(i) without the consent of a superior officer, drinks,
or receives from any other person, any intox-
icating liquor while he is is on duty; or
(ii) demands, or endeavours.to persuade any other
person to give him, any intoxicating liquor
while he is on duty;
: (n) entering licensed'premises where liquor is stor-
ed or distributed while on duty, that is to say, if an
Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable enters
any premises licensed under the liquor licensing laws,
Sor any other premises where liquors are stored or distri-
buted, when his presence there is not required in the
execution 6f his duty;
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(o) incurs debt without any reasonable prospect or.
intention of paying the same, or having incurred any
debt, makes no reasonable effort to pay the same;
(p) gambling or betting in barracks;
(q) breaking arrest or out of barracks;
(r) appropriates to his own use, loses by neglect,
or makes away with any arm, ammunition, article of
clothing or equipment, uniform or other article supplied
to him, or to any other police officer, or any Government
property committed to his charge;
(s) breach of any Force Standing Order, Divi-
sional Standing Order, or Station Standing Order.
7. TRIAL AND DETERMINATION OF DISCIPLINARY
OFFENCES CREATED BY THESE REGULATIONS. A charge or
complaint in respect of any of the offences specified in
regulation 6. of these Regulations shall be heard and
determined in compliance with the provisions of section 33
of the Act.
8. REPRESENTATION BY COUNSEL OR SOLICITOR. (1)
On the hearing of any charge or complaint involving any
of the disciplinary offences mentioned in regulation 6 of
these Regulations before a magistrate, counsel or solicitor
shall be entitled to appear on behalf of the offender on
prior application being made to the Magistrate hearing
the case.
(2) On hearing of any charge or complaint involving
any of the disciplinary offences mentioned in regulation 6
of these Regulations before a Gazetted Police Officer, counsel
or solicitor shall not be entitled to appear on behalf of the
offender unless, on prior application being made, the
Gazetted Police Officer or the Commissioner thinks fit that
counsel or solicitor should appear.


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(3) On hearing of any such. charge or complaint as
aforesaid before a Gazetted Police Officer, if the offender so
desires, re may be permitted to have another serving
member of the force, selected by himself, who is of the
same rank as or higher rank than himself, to assist him in
representing his -case.
9. OPEN AND CLOSE ARREST. (1) When an Inspec-
tor, subordinate police officer or constable ii placed under--


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(a) open arrest, he shall not quit barracks (except
on duty or with special permission) and will be
deprived of all privileges and leave until his case has
been disposed of. He shall attend all parades and do
duty as required;

(1) close arrest, he shall be confined in the lock-
up of the station at which he may be at the time; but
close arrest shall not be ordered (except if whilst he is
under arrest lie is guilty of continued violence or
misconduct) unlcss confinement is necessary for his
safe custody or for the maintenance of discipline. His
whistle, baton, arms and ammunition, if lie has them,
shall at once be given up by him to the officer by
whom he is arrested.

(2) An inspector, subordinate police officer or con-
stable placed under close arrest shall not be so detained for
a longer period than twenty-four hours, unless the Com-
missioner, or in his absence, the Gazetted Police Officer in
charge of the Division otherwise directs. The charge or
complaint shall without unnecessary delay be investigated
and if such charge or complaint he not so investigated
after the expiration of twenty-four hours the Inspector,
subordinate police or constable shall be released and shall
return to the performance of his duties pending trial,
unless in the opinion of the Commissioner, or the said
(;azetted Police Officer, such a course would be injurious to
proper discipline in which case lie shall be confined to
barracks until his case is dealt with.

10. APPEALS. Any Inspector, subordinate police
officer or constable who is dissatisfied with a decision of
any of the disciplinary offences mentioned in regulation 6
of these Regulations with which he is charged may appeal
therefrom in the manner provided by section 34 of the Act.

11. PAY DUPING SUSPENSION E'IC. Any Inspector,
subordinate police officer or constable against whom any
complaint, information or charge is laid in respect of an
offence to which reference is made in paragraph (a) or
paragraph (b) of regulation 4 of these Regulations may
pending, and until the final determination of such com-
plaint, information or charge, be dealt with in such manner,
and shall receive such pay as may be prescribed in section
37 of the Act.









PART III.


PAY AND ALLOWANCES.
12.. RATES OF PAY. The rates of pay of Gazetted
Police Officers, Inspectors, subordinate police officers and
constables shall be the rates of pay approved by the
Governor of the Leeward Islands from time to time and
provided in the annual Estimates of the Colonies of the
Leeward Islands.
13. INCIEMENTS. (1) When an Inspector, subordi-
nate police officer or constable is on an incremental scale of
pay, the officer in charge of the Division shall, one month
before the annual increment becomes due for payment,
consider whether he can sign the certificate to the effect
that the Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable
has served with efficiency, diligence and fidelity during the
past year.
(2) If the officer in charge of the Division is able to
recommend the grant of the increment to such Inspector,
subordinate police officer or constable, he shall sign the
certificate to this effect and submit it in duplicate to the
Commissioner for approval.
(3) When the certificate is signed and approved, the
original certificate shall be attached to the next pay voucher
on which pay is authorised and shall constitute authority
for payment of the increment and the duplicate shall be
retained by the Commissioner for attachment to the record
of the Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable.
(4) If for any reason the officer in charge of the
Division is unable to recommend the grant of the increment
to such Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable, he
shall so inform the Commissioner, giving detailed reasons
and submitting his recommendations as to whether the
increment due should be suspended, deferred or stopped in
accordance with the provisions of the A ct.

(5) If the Commissioner approves the recommendation
of the officer in charge of the Division that the increment
be withheld, the increment shall be suspended, deferred or
stopped for such period as the Commissioner may decide
and the Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable
shall be informed of the decision and given the detailed
reasons therefore:









provided -that, any Inspector, subordinate police officer
or coinstable who is dissatisfied with anty decision given in
his case under thi' paragraph shall have the'right of appeal
as if his case came within the provisions of section 34 of the
Act.
14. Goon CONDUCT PAY. (1) Subordinate police
officers and constables whose conduct has been satisfactory
and who have not been punished for any offence involving
a fine exceeding one dollar and twenty cents, or confine-
ment to barracks for a period exceeding fourteen days, or
confinement to cells, or reduction in rank, or forfeiture of
good conduct badge, or who have not been severely repri-
manaded on two or more occasions in any one year, shall be
eligible to receive Good Conduct Pay on the following
conditions :-
(a) after three years contin-
uous good service ... 6 cents a day;
(b) after a further period of
three years continuous good ser-
vice ... 9 cents a day;

(c) after a further period of
three years continuous service ... 12 cents a day:

Provided that if any subordinate police officer or con-
stable in receipt of .Good Conduct Pay is severely repri-
manded on two or more occasions in any one year he shall
not become eligible for any increase in the rate of Good
Conduct Pay until a period of three years has elapsed from the
date of the last severe reprimand.
(2) Subordinate police officers rand constables in receipt of
Good Conduct Pay shall be entitled to wear the Good Conduct
Badge on the left forearm of the tunic between the cuff and
the elbow.
15. PROFICIENCY PAY. (1) Constables who have
passed the proficiency examination, have had three years
service, are in possession of the Good Cor.duct Badge and who
hold a valid First Aid Certificate shall be eligible for Proficiency
Pay at the rate of forty-eight dollars per :nnum :

Provided that not more than .twenty-five per cent. of the
total establishment of constables shall be paid Proficiency Pay
at the same time:







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Provided further that no constable who is in receipt of a
Motor Transport Driver's Allowance or other technical allow-
ance shall be eligible to receive Proficiency Pay.
(2) A constable who is adversely reported upon shall, if
Sthe report be substantiated, be liable to be deprived of his
Proficiency Pay on the decision of the Commissioner for such
period as the Commissioner may decide. At the expiration of
such period of deprivation, the constable shall be eligible to be
restored to the waiting list for Proficiency Pay.
(3) Subordinate police officers and constables who have
passed the proficiency examanination shall be entitled to wear
a star on the left hand sleeve of the tunic above the first Aid
Badge.

1G. CHARGE PAY. Subordinate police'officers appointed
to the posts specified below shall be eligible to receive Charge
Pay at the rate of ninety-six dollars per annum:-
A Division : Station Sergeant, St. John's;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
immigration;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
the Fire Brigade, St. John's;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
the Fire Brigade, Coolidge;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
All Saints District;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
Bolans District;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
Parham District;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
Barbuda District;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
Stores, St. John's;
Licensing Clerk, St. John's;
Clerk to the Superintendent of Police.
B Division: Station Sergeant, Basseterre;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
immigration;









Subordinate police officer in charge of
the Fire Brigade, Basseterre;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
Sandy Point District;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
Dieppe Bay District;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
Charlestown District;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
The Valley, Anguilla;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
Stores, Basseterre;
Licensing Clerk, Basseterre;
Clerk to the Superintendent of Police.

C Division: Subordinate police, officer in charge of
Harris' District;
Clerk to the Assistant Superintendent of
Police.
D Division: Subordinate police officer in charge,
Road Town.

17. DETECTIVE ALLOWANCE.. Inspectors, subordinate
police officers and constables who are appointed to duties as
detectives in the detection of crime shall be eligible to receive a
Detective Allowance at the rate of twenty-four cents a day.

18. PLAIN CLOTHES ALLOWANCE. Subordinate police
officers and constables who are appointed to duties as detectives
in the detection of crime shall be eligible to receive a Plain
Clothes Allowance at the rate of forty-three dollars and twenty
cents per annum.
19. OUTFIT ALLOWANCE. An Outfit Allowance of two
hundred and forty dollars shall be paid to every Gazetted
Police Officer on his first appointment as a Gazetted Police
Officer.
20. MOTOR TRANSPORT DRIVER'S ALLOWANCE. Sub-
ordinate police officers and constables who are appointed to
duties specified below, who re placed in charge of four-
wheeled transport and who have been certified by the officer









in charge of the Division as competent to carry out normal
running repairs to motor vehicles shall be eligible to receive a
Motor Transport Driver's Allowance at the rate of sixty dollars
per annum:-


"A" Division:


" B Division:


Orderly to His Excellency the Governor;
Orderly to His Honour the Admin-
istrator;
Orderly to the Commissioner of Police;
Tranport Driver, St. John's Police
Station;
Transport Driver, Fire Brigade, St.
John's;
Transport Driver, Fire Brigade, Cool-
idge.
Orderly to His Honour the Admin-
istrator;
Transport Driver, Basseterre Police
Station;
Transport Driver, Fire Brigade, Basse-
terre;
Transport Driver, Nevis Police Station;


Transport
Station.


" C" Division:


" D Division:


Driver, Anguilla


Police


Orderly to His Honour the Admin-
istrator; Transport Driver, Plymouth
Police Station;
Transport Driver, Fire Brigade.
Transport Driver, Fire Brigade, Road
Town.


21. BAND ALLOWANCE. Subordinate police officers and
constables who are appointed to serve as members of the Police
Band shalL ie eligible to receive a Band Allowance at the rate
of twenty-eight dollars and eighty cents per annum.
22. TRANSFER ALLOWANCE. (1) Gazetted Police Offi-
cers, Inspectors, subordinate police officers and constables who
are permanently transferred from one station to another within
the Leeward Islands shall be eligible to receive a Transfer
Allowance calculated in accordance with the following
provisions:-









(a) on permanent transfer from one island of the
Leeward Islands to another-
(i) married Gazetted Police Officers, Inspectors,
subordinate police officers and
constables .,. $96.00;
(ii) unmarried Gazetted Police Officers, In-
spectors, subordinate police officers and
constables ... $24.00
(b) on permanent transfer from one station to
another in the same island of the Leeward Islands-
(i) married Inspectors, subordinate police offi-
cers and constables ... $30.00
(ii) unmarried Inspectors, subordinate police
officers and constables ... $10.00

(c) on temporary transfer from one station to another
within the Leeward Islands, Gazetted Police Officers,
Inspectors, subordinate police officers and constables shall
not be eligible for a Transfer Allowance but shall be
eligible for subsistence allowance in accordance with
regulation 23 of these Regulations:
Provided that no Transfer Allowance or subsistence
allowance shall be payable in the case of a transfer from one
station to another within the same Police District:
Provided further that no Transfer Allowance or sub-
sistence allowance shall be payable in ti.e case of a temporary
transfer when the Inspector, subordiniAte police officer or
constable himself continues to reside at his normal place of
residence.
(2) Nothwithstanding anything contained in para-
graph (1) of this regulation, Transfer Allowance shall not
be paid in the case of transfers which are made at the request
of a subordinate police officer-or constable or as a result of
misconduct or disciplinary proceedings.
23. SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCES. (1) Inspectors, subor-
dinate police officers and constables shall be eligible to
receive subsistence allowances in accordance with the
following provisions when absent from their permanent
stations on duty, when such absences necessarily involve
absence from their permanent stations overnight:-









(a) when absent on duty within the Leeward
Islands-
Inspectors ... $7.00 a night
Station Sergeants, Sergeants ... (i) when not ac -
Corporals and Constables commodated
in barracks
$5.50 a night;
(ii) when accom-
modated in
barracks
$3.60 a night;
(b) when absent on duty outside the Leeward
Islands but within the British Caribbean area--
Inspectors ... there shall be refunded actual
hotel or boarding house ex-
penses for hoard and lodging
and a subsistence allowance
shall be paid at the rate of
$3.00 a night;
Sergeants, Corporals,
and Constables ... (i) when not accommodated in
barracks there shall be refund-
ed actual hotel or boarding
house expenses for board and
lodging and a subsistence al-
lowance shall be paid at the
rate of $2.00 a night;
(ii) when accommodated in bar-
racks a subsistence allowance
of $4.20 a night;
in all cases in respect of any period not exceeding
twenty-one nights.
(2) In respect of any period of albence which exceeds
twenty-one nights, the rates of subsistence allowances
mentioned in paragra)ph (1) of tiis regulation shall be
reduced by one-third after the twenty-first night:
Provided that in the case of an Inspector, subordinate
police officer or constable whose permanent station is not in
the Colony of the Virgin Islands and who proceeds on duty
to the Colony of the Virgin Islands the said rates of sub-
sistence allowances shall be increased by the payment of an
exchange compensation allowance at the rate of the
fraction of 3/7 of the amount of the said allowances.









(3) Where an Inspector, subordinate police officer or
constable is required to proceed on duty outside the British
Caribbean area, the rates of subsistence allowance payable
shall be determined by the Commissioner in the light of
the circumstances.
(4) Where an Inspector, subordinate police officer or
constable is required to proceed on a course of training or
study, the rates of subsistence allowance payable shall be
those laid down specifically for the course of training or
study in question.
(5) For the purpose of this regulation, an Inspector,
subordinate police officer or constable shall be deemed to
have been absent from his permanent station overnight if
he is unable to return to his permanent station by
midnight.
24. REFRESHMENT ALLOWANCE. Where a subordinate
police officer or constable is required to proceed on duty
away from his permanent station and where such absence
precludes his return to his permanent station within a
period of not less than six consecutive hours such subordi.
nate police officer or constable shall be eligible for a
Refreshment Allowance at the rate of one dollar and forty-
four cents in respect of each such absence:
Provided that in the case of such absences in the
Colony of the Virgin Islands the lRefreshment Allowance
mentioned in this regulation shall be increased by the
payment of an exchange compensation at the rate of the
fraction of 3/7 of the amount of the said allowance.
25. LODGING ALLOWANCE. Inspectors, subordinate
police officers and constables who are married and who are
permitted by the officer in charge of the Division to live
out of barracks and are not occupying official quarters
shall be eligible for a Lodging Allowance in accordance
with the following rates:-
Inspectors ... $240.00 per annum;
Sergeants ... $180.00 p3r annum;
Corporals ... $144.00 per annum;
Male Constables .., $120.00 per annum;
Female Constables ... $ 96.00 per annum.








26. FEES non SPECIAL D)U'IES. (1) Subordinate
police officers and constables who are assigned to special
duties in connection with private functions such as dancP.
cinemas, race meetings and games or in a ship at thn
request of the captain or agent shall be eligible to re'ceivE
payment at the following rates:-


(a) between the
hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p,m, .



(b) between the
hours of 6 p m. and 6 a.m ....


48 cents for the first hour
of such duty and 24 cents
for each succeeding hour
or part thereof;

72 cents for the first hour
of such duty and 48 cents
for each succeeding hour
or part thereof.


(2) Such duties shall only be assigned to subordinate
police officers and constables who are off duty or are on rest
day and shall not be performed by subordinate police officers
and constables in barracks.

PART IV.
LEAVE AND LEAVE PASSAGES.
27. VACATION LEAVE. (1) Inspectors, subordinate
police officers and constables shall be eligible for vacation
leave at the following rates and such vacation leave may be
accumulated up to the maximum amounts indicated:-


Inspectors

Station Ser-
geants and
Sergeants

Corporals

Constables


42 days per annum, which may be accu-
mulated up to a maximum of 168 days;
36 days per annum, which may be accu-
mulated up to a maximum of 144 days;

24 days per annum, which may be accu-
millated up to a maximum of 96 days:
21 days per annum, which may be accu-
mulated up to a maximum of 84 days;


Provided that vacation leave shall only be granted when
the exigencies of the Service permit:









Provided further that no Inspector, subordinate police
officer or constable shall he eligible for any compensation if
it should not be possible to grant him the vacation leave for
which he is eligible under this regulation or if it should be
necessary to recall imii from vacation leave before the expi-
ration of the vacation leave granted to him.
(2) Vacation leave shall only he granted in respect of
resident service on duty:
Provided that any absence on sick leave not exceeding
six months in any year or any absence on vacation leave not
exceeding thirty days shall for the purpose of this paragraph
be regarded as resident service.
(3) An Inspector, subordinate police officer or consta-
ble who is recalled to duty before the vacation leave granted
to him has expired or %who cannot be granted the full
amount of vacation leave for which he is eligible shall he
permitted to carry forward the unexpired portion of such
vacation leave to a future occasion.
(4) An Inspector, subordinate police officer or consta-
ble who is granted vacation leave under this regulation shall,
before proceeding on leave of absence, leave his full address
with the Station Officer and the Divisional Clerk.
(5) An Inspector, subordinate police officer or consta-
ble who is granted vacation leave under this regulation and
who is granted permission to proceed from one Colony to
another Colony in the Leeward Islands shall, immediately on
his arrival in the Colony where he is spending his leave,
report his arrival to the officer in charge of the Division and
to the Station Officer in the locality where he is spending
his leave and the officer in charge of the Division shall sign
or cause to be signed the leave certificate to this effect.
28. LEAVE CERTIFICATES. (1) An Inspector, subor
dinate police officer or constable who is granted vacation
leave shall be provided with a leave certificate on which
shall be specified the period for which the leave is granted.
Such certificate shall be produced when the holder is called
upon to do so by any member of the Force of superior rank
to himself.
(2) On his return from leave, the Inspector, subordi-
nate police officer or constable shall return the leave certifi-
cate to the officer in charge of the Division for record.









29. OVn-STAYING LiAVE. (1) Any Inpector, subor-
dinate police officer or constable who fails without reason-
able cause to return to duty at his station on the day follow.
ing the date on which his leave expires shall, subject to the
provisions of paragraph (3) of this regulation, forfeit his pay
for such day or days that he has over-stayed his leave, in
addition to any punishment to which he may be liable.
(2) Unless otherwise stated on the leave certificate, the
time of resumption of duty shall be six o'clock in the morn-
ing of the day immediately following the last day of leave.
(3) If leave is over-stayed by less than six hours, the
Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable shall be
liable to disciplinary action. If the period overstayed is
more than six hours, the Inspector, subordinate police officer
or constable shall forfeit one day's pay.
30. WEEKLY~~ RI.sT DAY. All Inspectors, subordinate
police officers and constables shall be eligible for one day
free from duty in every seven days.
31. LIBERTY LEATE. (1) The senior officer on duty at
the time shall have the power to grant liberty leave of not more
than four hours duration after duty to any well-conducted
subordinate police officer or constable who is not required as a
reserve in barracks,
(2) A subordinate police officer or constable who is
granted liberty leave shall, before leaving his station, inform
the officer on duty of his whereabouts and where he can be
found if required.
32. OVEII-NIGHT LEAVE TO MARRIED SUBORDINATE
POLICE OFFIC1En AND CONSTABLES. Married subordinate
police officers and constables may be granted short leave daily
after duty if they are not required for duty or as reserves in
barracks. Such leave may be granted by the senior officer on
duty at the station who shall satisfy himself that the required
reserve is at all times available in barracks.
33. PLAIN CLOTHES TO BE WORN ON LEAVE. Unless
they have special permission to wear uniform, all Inspectors,
subordinate police officers and constables on vacation leave
shall wear plain clothes.
34. WHEN LEAVE IS NOT GRANTED. Absence on
vacation leave, liberty leave and over-night leave shall not be
granted to any Inspector, subordinate police officer or
constable who-









(a) is under punishment;
(b) is charged with an offence which has not been
finally decided;
(c) is required as prosecutor or witness in any case
pending before a court of justice unless he is able to return
from leave in time to attend such a case.
35. SICK LEAVE. (1) Sick leave on full pay may be
granted by the officer in charge of the Division to any Inspec-
tor, subordinate police officer or constable for a period not
exceeding twenty-one days on the production of a medical
certificate signed by a government medical Officer:
Provided that sick leave shall not be granted under this
regulation for periods which exceed in the aggregate forty-two
days in any year.
(2) Where a period of sick leave granted under paragraph
(1) of this regulation expires and the Inspector, subordinate
police officer or constable is not fit to resume duty, further
sick leave on full pay may be granted by the Commissioner on
the production of a certificate signed by a government medical
officer for a period which shall not exceed in the aggregate
three months including any period of sick leave previously
granted under paragraph (1) of this regulation.
(3) Any Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable
. who has been on continuous sick leave for a period of three
months shall be required to present himself for examination by
a Medical Board consisting of not less than two government
medical Officers.
(4) On the recommendation of a Medical Board, an
Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable in whose case
the Medical Board certifies that there is rea unable prospect
of eventual recovery may be granted further sick leave with
full pay up to a maximum period, including any period of sick
leave granted under paragraphs (1) and (2) of this regulation,
of six months in a-ny ear:
Provided that, if the illness or incapacity is due to an
injury received or illness suffered by such Inspector, subordi-
nate police officer or constable in the actual discharge of his
duty and without his own default and is on account of circum-
stances specifically attributable to the nature of his duties,
he shall be entitled to be granted further sick leave with full
pay, beyond the period mentioned in paragraph (4) of this









regulation, for a period not exceeding six months in any period
of twelve months until the Medical Bonrd certifies him as fit
to return to duty or recommends his discharge from the
Force on Medical grounds.
Provided further that in every other case such Inspector,
subordinate police officer or constable shall be entitled to be
granted further sick leave with half pay, beyond the period
mentioned in paragraph (4) of this regulation, for a period not
exceeding six months in any period of twelve months until the
Medical Board certifies him as fit to return to duty or recom-
mends his discharge from the Force on medical grounds.
(5) The provisions of paragraph (4) of this regulation
shall apply to Gazetted Police Officers as they apply to
Inspectors, subordinate police officers and constables except
that for the reference to paragraphs (1) and (2) of this regula-
tion there shall be substituted a reference to General Orders
225 and 226 of the General Orders for the Civil Service of
Antigua, or the General Orders for the Civil Service of Saint
Christopher Nevis and Anguilla, or the General Orders for
the Civil Service of Montserrat, or the General Orders for
Sthe Civil Service of the Virgin Islands, as the case may be.
36. LEAVE PASSAGES. Inspectors, subordinate police
officers and constables shall be eligible for the grant of leave
passages or for proportionate leave passage grants on the terms
and conditions laid down in the General Orders for the Civil
Service of the Colony in which they are stationed.
37. PASSAGES ON TERMINATIONN OF SERVICE. An
Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable who has
retired from the Force shall, if he so desires, be provided with
passages for himself, his wife and children, up to a maximum
of four passages in addition to his own, to the place where he
was recruited or to any Colony in the Leeward Islinds, or the
federating territories of The West Indies together with the
reasonable- cost of transporting his household and personal
effects:
Provided that no such passages or expenses shall be
provided after a lapse of six months from the date of retire-
ment:
Provided further that no such passages or expenses shall
be met in the case of an Inspector, subordinate police officer or
constable who has been dismissed from the Force.
38. PASSAGES FOR WIDOWS AND DEFENDANTS OF
DECEASED OrFICERS. Where an Inspector, subordinate police
officer or constable dies whilst in the service of the Force, his
widow and dependant children who are unmarried and under









the age of eighteen ycars shall be provided with passages to
the place of recruitment of such Inspector, subordinate police
officer or constable or to any Colony in tle Leeward Islands or
to the place of birth of the widow and the reasonable expenses
of transporting the widow's household effects and the personal
effects of the widow and dependent children shall be met from
public funds.
PART V.
UNIFORMS, BADGES AND EQUIPMENT.
39. UNIFORMS TO BE WORN. (1) Gazetled Police
Officers, Inspectors, subordinate police officers and constables
shall wear the uniform and equipment prescribed in the First
Schedule. The pattern of uniform prescribed in the said
Schedule shall be ,igidly adhered to and no deviation whatever
shall be permitted.
(2) Except as provided in regulation 33 of these [Regula-
tions relating to the wearing of plain clothes when on leave, all
Inspectors, subordinate police officers and constables shall
invariably appear in uniform.
40. UNIFORPM. The uniforms and occasions on which
they are to be worn shall be as specified in the First Schedule.
41. DISTINGUISHING BADGES. Gazetted Police Officers,
Inspectors, subordinate police officers and constables shall wear
the distinguishing marks and badges specified in the Second
Schedule.
42. DESCRIPTIONs. The several articles of uniform pre-
scribed in the Schedules shall conform strictly to the approved
patterns.
43. .CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT FOR GAZETTED POLICE
OFFICERS. On first appointment Gazetted Police Officers shall
provide themselves with the clothing and equipment specified
in the Third Schedule.
44. EQUIPMENT FOR INSPECTORS. On first appointment
Inspectors shall be supplied on loain at public expemie w ith the
equipment and clothing specified in the Fourth Schedule.
45. EQUIPMENT FOR SUBORDINATE POL'C OFFICERS
AND CONSTABLES. (1) Subordinate police officers and consta-
bles shall be supplied with the arms, uniform and equipment
specified in the Fifth Schedule.
(2) Ev',ry sNi,'birdinate police officer and constable shall be
supplied with a box according to approved pattern and marked
with his name and number in white letters onie and a half
inches long.









(3) Subordinate police officers and constables shall keep
nll articles issued to them con-tantly clean and serviceable and
shall report to a superior officer any loss of or damage to any
article issued to them.
46. INSPECTIONS. At musters and inspections of kit,
th1r arms and articles of equipnient and clothing issued to sub-
ordinate police officers and constables shall be laid out in such
manner as may be prescribed from time to time by the Com-
m issioner.
47. EQUIPMENT. New equipment will not be issued so
long as serviceable articles are available and new issues will not
be made unless replacement is essential.
48. GOVERNMENT PROPERTY. All arms, equipment and
clothing provided at the public expense shall remain the
property of the Crown and the subordinate police officers and
consta'le to whom they :1ar iss1iIl will be responsible for the
proper care of them and for handing over the several articles
of their equipment on the termination of employment or when
ordered to do so by a superior officer. They will be liable to
make good by stoppage from pay any damage to or loss of any
arms, equipment or clothing otherwise than by fair wear and
tear or through injury sustained in the performance of duty,
Sunless they can show that such loss or damage did not arise
from their own default or negligence.
49. VARIATION OF DIESS. Notwithstanding anything
to the contrary in these Regulations, strict adherence to the
dress and uniforms prescribed in the Schedules on the several
occasions mentioned therein shall not be required and the
badges of rank prescribed in the Second Schedule and the
equipment prescribed in the First and Third Schedules, when
not available, may be dispensed with.
50. REVOCATION. All Rules and Regulations and all
amendments thereto which were, by virtue of section 86 of the
Police Act, 1951, deemed to have been made under that Act
and which were continued in force by the said section are
hereby revokeI:.
51. Commencement. These Regulations shall come
into operation on the first day of June, 1959.

Made this 24th day of April, 1959.

A. T. WILLIAMS,
Governor,









FIRST SCHEDULE.


UNIFORM AND OCCASIONS ON WHICH IT IS TO BE WORN.

GAZETTED POLICE OFFICERS


Uniform


Occasions


No. 1-FULL DRESS
White Tunic
Blue Overalls with buff stripe
Wellington Boots
Spurs
Shoulder belt and pouch
Sword belts and slings
Sword with steel scabbard
Silver sword knot
White helmet with spike, ba
chain
Full size Medals
Blue and White Hackle


No. 2-SERVICE DRESS
Khaki Tunic
Blue Lanyard
Khaki Trousers
White Shirt and collar
Navy Blue Tie
Black Sam Browne equipment
Socks
Black Sam Browne or cloth belt (as
ordered)
Blue forage caps
Black shoes
Medal Ribbons

No. 3-WoRmINxo DRESS
KhLki Bush Tunic
Khaki Shorts
Blue Lanyard
Blue Cap
Black Sam Browne or cloth belt (as
ordered)
Black Shoes
Khaki Stockil gs (Blue tops)
Medal Ribbons


Guards of Honour
Ceremonial Parades,
Church Parades or
.other occasions when
specially ordered


tdge and


Drill Parades, other
duties when so ordered












Ordinary Duties


(Regulation- 39)









No. 4-BLUE DRESS
Blue Tunic
Blue Trousers
Black Shoes
Helmet or Cap (as ordered)
Black Sam Browne (or cloth) Belt
(as ordered)
Black Socks
Medal Ribbons
No. 5-MESS DRESS
White Mess jacket
Blue Cummerbund
Blue Overalls with buff stripe
Half Wellingtons
Miniature Medals


On duty at night or in -
wet weather as ordered





Official evening func-
tions, e.g. at Govern-
ment House, dances
and entertainments (as
ordered), Naval and
Military Guest nights


INSPECTORS
No. 1-'Full Dress-As for Officers but minus spurs
Overalls with black mohair braid
No. 2-Service Dress
No. 3-Working Dress As for Officers
No. 4-Blue Dress Overalls
No. 5-Mess Dress


Except


SUBORDINATE POLICE OFFICERS AND CONSTABLES
No. 1-FULL DRESS
White Tunic Guards of Honour,
Blue Trousers with white stripe Ceremonial Parades or
Black boots other occasions when
Waist belt specially ordered
Side arms
Helmet, spike and chain
Medals


Uniform
No. 2-WORKING DRESS
-Items to be worn as ordered
White Tunic
Blue Trousers with white stripe
White Helmet
White cap cover (as ordered)
Black boots
.Blue cap
Waist belt
Baton
Medal Ribbons


Occasions






Ordinary duties


v








Un Uijo'm Occasions
Grey shirts with short sleeves
Blue Trousers with white stripe
Blue forage cap To be worn when so
Blue shorts ordered.
Blue puttees
No. 3-DRILL ORDER
Grey shirt
Blue Trousers with white stripe
Black boots Drill Parades
White Helmet or cap as ordered
No. 4-BLUE DRESS
Blue Tunic
Blue Trousers with white stripe
Black hoots On duty at night
White IHelmet or Cap (as ordered) or in wet weath-
Waist belt er (as ordered)
Baton
Shoes-rubber soled canvas
(Optional-- when ordered)
No. 5-CYCLING DRESS
Men riding bicycles on duty are permitted, if they so
desire, to wear blue shorts and grey shirts with white helmet
or blue cap.
SECOND SCHEDULE. (Regulation 41)
(1) BADGES OF RANK
(a) GAZETTED POLICE OFFICERS


For Commissioner

For Superintendent
For Senior Assistant
Superintendent
For Assistant Super-
intendent
For Chief Inspector
For Inspector
For Sub-Inspector
(b) SUBORDINATE
For Station Sergeants


Crossed Tipstaves with crown
above
Crown

Three Stars

Two Stars
Three Bars
Two Bars
One Bar
POLICE OFFICERS
Crown over three silver chev.
rons








For Sergeants Three silver chevrons
For Corporals Two silver chevrons
(2) Goon CONDUCT BADGES
l1iniature chevrons, silver metal, to be worn on the left
forearm between the cuff and the elbow.
(3) MUSKETRY BADGES
(a) Crossed rifles, silver on blue cloth
(b) The same with crown above, when awarded, to
be worn on the left forearm between the cuff and the
elbow above the good conduct badges if any.
(4) SIGNAL BADGES
Crossed flags, silver on blue cloth, to be worn as in (3)
above. When both Musketry and Signal Badges are worn
the signal badge should be above.
(5) FIRST AID BADGES
As issued by the St John Ambulance Brigade
To be worn on left sleeve of both shirt and tunic.
(6) PROFICIENCY PAY STAR
To be worn above First Aid Badge

THIRD SCHEDULE. (Regulation 43)
EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING FOR GAZETTED POLICE OFFICERS.
1 Service Revolver
1 Black holster
1 Sword (Infantry pattern)
1 Steel scabbard for sword
1 Black leather scabbard for sword
1 Cross belt
1 Sword with sling
1 Sword knot, silver
1 Bluck Sam Browne equipment
1 Water bottle and sling









1 Blue lanynrd and whistle
New equipment will not be issued when returned
serviceable articles are available
Buttons, badges of rank and jacket lapels as required
1 Blue Serge Tunic
1 Blue Patrol Jacket
1 pair blue serge trousers
1 pair blue serge overalls
3 white drill tunics
2 white drill Mess Jackets
1 blue cummerbund
1 water-proof coat
2 khaki drill jackets
2 pairs khaki drill trousers
4 khaki bush Tunics and cloth belt
4 pairs khaki drill shorts
1 white helmet, Wolsey, spike and chain
1 blue cloth cap
1 pair black Wellington boots (parade) with spur boxes
1 pair Wellington boots (Mess)
1 pair spurs for parade Wellingtons
1 pair spurs for Mess Wellingtons
FOURTH SCHEDULE (Regulation 44)
UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT TO BE SUPPLIED ON LOAN AT
PUBLIC EXPENSE TO INSPECTORS.

Articles Issue Remarks on periods
of issue and wear

(1) Arms
Service Revolver 1 During Service









.: 1) Arms--(Cont'd)
Articles Issue
Holster 1
Sword (Infantry pattern) 1
Scabbard (steel) 1
Scabbard (black leather) 1

(2) Equipment
Cross belt 1
Sword belt with sling 1
Sword knot (silver) 1
Black Sam Browne equipment 1
Haversack 1
Water bottle and sling 1
Whistle and chain 1
(3) Head-dress
Helmet (white, Officers' pattern) 1
Cap (blue Officers' pattern) 1
(4) Clothing
Jacket (blue serge, fine) 1
Blue lanyard 1
Trousers (blue serge, fino) 2
Overalls (blue with straps) 1
Jackets (white drill) 3
Mess Jacket (white drill) 1
Caj:e (blue) 1
Jackets (khaki drill)
Trousers( ,, ,,)
Khaki shorts


Remarks on periods
of issue and wear
During Service

Si>,,


Every 10 years


Every 4 years
Every 4 years
Every 1 years

Every 15 years

Every 5 years


Every 3.years



Every 10 years
As required


Every 5yeasr
As required









(4) Clothing-(cont'd)
Articles Issue Remarks on periods
of issue and wear
Bush Tunics As required
Khaki stockings with blue tops ,,
(5) Shoes
Black Balmoral 1 pair Annually
FIFTH SCHEDULE (Regulation 45)
ARMS, UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT OF SUBORDINATE
POLICE OFFICERS AND CONSTABLES.

Articles Issue Remarks on periods
of issue and wear

(1) Subordinate Police Officers and Constables
(a) Arms
Rifle, S. L. E. (with sling) 1 During service
Bayonet and scabbard ,
(b) Equipment
Waist belt 1 Every 10 years
Frog 1
B on 1
Whistle and chain 1
Haversack I 1 Every 4 years
Kit bag 1 ,
Water bottle and slig g 1 Every 5 years
(c) qead-dress
Helmet (white) 1 As required (average
serviceable w e a r 5
years)
Cap (blue) 1 Every 2 years
Cap covers (white) 2 As required
S Cap covers (waterproof) 2 As required (averaiLe
period of wear 4 years)










(d) Clothing
Jnckets (blue serge)

Trousers (blue serge)

Cape (blue cloth)


Boots (black)

Rank chevron and good conduct
badges


1 Annually

3 Annually

1 As required (average
period of wear 8 years)
- As required (nbt more
than 2 pairs annually)

- As required (average
period of wear 3 ears)


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MONTSERRAT.


STATUTORY Y RULES AND ORDERS.
1959 No. 17.


CLOSE SEASON FOR COTTON.


PROCLAMATION DATED MAY 27, 1959, DECLARING A CLOSE
SEASON FOR COTTON.


BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OF MONTSERART.
A PROCLAMATION.
A. F. DAWKINS,
Administrator.
In exercise of the powers vested in the Governor in Council
by section 3 of the cottonn Protection Ordinance, 1922 (No. 1
of 1922) as amended by the Cotton Protection (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1926' (No. 1 of 1926), 1, ARTHUR FRANCIS
DAWKINS, Administrator of the said Colony, by and with the
advice of the Executive Council of the Colony, do by this my
Proclamation declare that the period from the Ist day of June,
1959, to the 31st day of August, 1959, both days inclusive,
shall be a close season within the meaning of the said Ordinance
for the whole of the Colony of Montserrat (except the Planting
Dare Experimental Plots under Government control, to which
this Proclamation shall not apply).
And all Her Majesty's loving subjects in the said Colony
and all others whom it may concern are hereby required to take
due notice hereof and to give their ready obedience accordingly.

GIVEN at the Administrator's Ofice, Montserrat,
this 27th day of May, 1959, and in the eighth
year of Her Majesty's reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!


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MONTSERRAT.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1959, No. 19.


PROCLAMATION DATED MAY 28TH, 1959, BRINGING INTO
OPERATION THE POLICE ACT (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE,
1958 (No. 25/1958).


BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE LEEWARD
ISLANDS.
A PROCLAMATION.
A. T. WILLIAMS,
Governor.
WHEREAS by section 9 of the Police Act (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1958 (No. 25 of 1958) it is provided that the said
Ordinance shall come into operation on a date to be appointed
by the Governor by Proclamation published in the Gazette.

NOW. THEREFORE, I, ALEXANDER THOMAS WILLIAMS,
a Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint
Michael and Saint George, a Member of the Most Excellent
Order of the British Empire, Governor and Commander in
Chief in and over the Leeward Islands and Vice Admiral of the
same, do by this my Proclamation declare that the said Ordi-
nance shall come into operation on the first day of June, 1959

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

GIVEN at the Government House, Antigua, this
2ith day of May, 1959, in the eighth year of
Her Majesty's reign.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!


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VIRGIN ISLANDS.


STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.
1959, No. 15.


THE POLICE REGULATIONS, 1959, DATED Arulr; 24, 1959,
MADE BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
UNDER SECTION 67 OF THE POuICE ACT, 1951
(No. 12/1951) AS AMENDED.

PART I.
PRELIMINARY.
1. SHORT TITLE. These Regulations may be cited as
the Police Regulations, 1959.
2. APPLICATION. These Regulations shall not apply to
Gazetted Police Officers except as provided in regulations 12,
19, 22, 35(5), 39, 40, 41, 42, 43 and 49 but shall apply to
Inspectors, subordinate police officers and constables of the
Force.
3. INTERPRETATION. (1) In these Regulations-
S" the Act means the Police Act, 1951 (No. 12/1951) as
amended;
"the Association means the Police Welfare Association
established under section 59 of the Act;
Commissioner ", constable ", the Division ", Force ",
Gazetted Police Officer", Inspector ", Medical
Board and subordinate police officer have
respectively the same meanings as are ascribed to
them in the Act;
Divisional Standing Order means a standing order for
the Division issued in writing by the police officer in
charge of the Division with the approval of the
Commissioner;
Force Standing Order" means a standing order for
the Force issued in writing by the Commissioner and
applicable to the Force as a whole;









"government medical officer" means n registered medical
practitioner who holds a post in the government
service or a registered medical practitioner to whom
an Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable
has been instructed by the police officer in charge of
the Division to present himself for medical examine.
tion;
pay" has the same meaning as is ascribed to it in
section 42 in Part V of the Act;

Schedule" means Schedule to these Regulations;
Station Officer" means the officer in charge of a
police station;
Station Standing Order means a standing order for
a particular station in the Division issued by the
police officer in charge of the Division with the
approval of the Commissioner.

(2) The Interpretation and General Clauses Act, 1955
(No. 12/1955) shall apply to the interpretation of these
Regulations in like manner as it applies to the interpreta-
tion of an Act.
PART II.
OFFENCES AND DISCIPLINE.
4. KINDS OF OFFENCES AND BY WHOM TRIABLE.
Offences may be of two kinds, namely-
(a) offences created by the Act; and
(b) disciplinary offences created by this Part of
these Regulations,
5. OFFENCES CIFEATED BY THE ACT. The offences
created by the Act are to be found in sections 28 and 30 of
the Act and relate to mutinous or seditious conduct by a
police officer, and causing disaffection in the Force. These
offences are triable only by a court and the method of trial
of such offences and the punishments which may be
imposed therefore are such as are prescribed by the said
sections.
6. DISCIPLINARY OFFENCES CREATED BY THESE REG-
ULATIONS. The disciplinary offences created by this Part of
these Regulations are-









(a) discreditable conduct, that is to say, if an
Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable acts
in a disorderly manner or in any manner prejudicial to
discipline or likely to bring discredit on the reputation
of the Force;
(b) insubordinate or oppressive conduct, that is to
say, if an Inspector, subordinate police officer or
constable-
(i) is insubordinate by word, act or demeanour; or
(ii) is guilty of oppressive or tyrannical conduct
towards an inferior in rank; or
(iii) uses obscene, abusive or insulting language to
any other member of the Force; or
(iv) wilfully or negligently makes any false com-
plaint or statement against any member of the
Force: or
(v) assaults any other member of the Force; or
(vi) withholds any complaint or report against any
member of the Force;
(c) disobedience to orders, that is to say, if an
Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable diso-
beys or without good or sufficient cause omits or
neglects to carry out any lawful order, written or other-
wise;
(d) neglect of duty, that is to say, if an Inspector,
subordinate police officer or constable--

(i) neglects, or without good or sufficient cause
omits, promptly and diligently to attend to or
carry out any thing which is his duty as a
police officer; or
(ii) idles or gossips while on duty; or
(iii) fails to work his beat in accordance with
orders, or leaves his beat, traffic point, or other
place of duty to which lie has been ordered,
without due permission or sufficient cause; or

(iv) by carelessness or neglect permits a prisoner to
escape; or









(v) fails, when knowing where any offender is to he
found, to report the same, or to make due ex-
ertions for making him amenable to justice; or
(vi) fails to report any matter which it is his duty
to report; or
(vii) sleeps on his post or beat; or
'(viii) fails to report anything which he knows con-
cerning a criminal charge, or fails to disclose
any evidence which he, or any person within
his knowledge, can give for or against any
prisoner or defendant to a criminal charge; or
(ix) omits to make any necessary entry in any offi-
cial document or book; or
(x) neglects, or without good or sufficient cause
omits, to carry out the instructions of a govern-
ment medical officer following a medical
examination or, while absent from duty on
account of sickness, is guilty of any act or
conduct calculated to retard his return to
duty;
(e) making false statements or falsifying and
mutilating books and documents, that is to say, if an
Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable-
(i) wilfully and knowingly makes any false state-
ment; or
(ii) knowingly makes or is privy or party to the
making of any false entry, or with intent to
mislead makes any alteration or erasure inf
any book of complaint, station diary, record,
book or other document kept in the normal
course of official duty; or
(iii) wilfully mutilates or destroys ray book of
complaint, station diary, record, book, return
or other document kept in the normal course
of duty;
(r) breach of confidence, that is to say, if any In-
spector, subordinate police officer or constable-
(i) divulges any matter which it is his duty to
keep secret; or









(ii) gives notice, directly or indirectly, to any per-
son against whom any warrant or summons
has been or is about to be issued, except in
the lawful execution of such warrant or ser-
vice of such summons; or
(iii) without proper authority communicates to the
public press, or to any unauthorised person,
any matter connected with the Force; or
(iv) without proper authority shows to any person
outside the Force any book or printed docu-
ment the property of the police authorities; or
(v) makes any anonymous communication to the
Commissioner or any other superior officer;
(9) corrupt practice, that is to say, if an Inspector,
subordinate police officer or constable-
(i) receives any bribe; or
(ii) fails to account for or to make a prompt and
true return of any money or property seized or
received by him in his official capacity; or
(iii) without the knowledge and permission of the
Commissioner accepts directly or indirectly
any gratuity, present or reward in respect of
anything done in the discharge of the duties
of his office; or
(iv) places himself under pecuniary obligation to
any person who holds a licence concerning the
granting or renewal of which the police may
have to report or give evidence; or
(v) improperly uses his character and position as a
member of the Force for his private advantage;
(h) unlawful or unnecessary exercise of authority,
that is to say, if an Inspector, subordinate police officer
or constable-
(i) without good or sufficient cause makes any un-
lawful or unnecessary arrest; or
(ii) uses any unnecessary violence to any prisoner
or other person with whom he may be brought
into contact in the execution of his duty;









(i) malingering, that is to say, if an. Inspector,
Subordinate police officer or constable feigns or exag-
g. gerates any sickness or injury with a view to evading
duty;:
(i) absence without leave or being late for duty,
Sthat is to say, if an Inspector, subordinate police officer
or constable, without reasonable excuse is absent with-
Sout leave from, or is late for, parade, court, or any
Other duty;
(k) uncleanliness, that is to say, if an Inspector,
subordinate police officer or constable, while on duty or
while off duty in uniform in a-public place is improper-
Sly dressed or is dirty or untidy in his person, clothing
Sor equipment;
(1) damage to clothing or other articles supplied,
-- that is to say, if an Inspector, subordinate police officer
or constable-
S(i) milfully or by carelessness causes any waste,
loss or damage to any arms, article of clothing
or equipment, uniform, or to any book docu-.
Sment or other property supplied to him, or
used by him, or entrusted to his care, or
entrusted to the care of any other member of
the Force; or
S(ii) fails to report any loss or damage as above
however caused;
(m) drinking on duty or soliciting drink, that is to
say, if an Inspector, subordinate police officer or
constable-
(i) without the consent of a superior officer, drinks,
or receives from any other person, any intox-
icating liquor while he is is on duty; or
(ii) demands;, or endeavours to persuade any other
person to give him, any intoxicating liquor.
While he is on duty;

(n) entering licensed premises where liquor is stor-
ed or distributed while on duty, that is to say, if an
Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable enters
Sany premises licensed under the liquor licensing laws,
Sor any other premises where liquors are stored or distri-
Sbuted, when his presence there is not required in the
execution of his duty;
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(o) incurs debt without any reasonable prospect or
intention of paying the same, or having incurred any
debt, makes no reasonable effort to pay the same;

(p) gambling or betting in barracks;

(q) breaking arrest or out of barracks;

(r) appropriates to his own use, loses by neglect,
or makes away with any arm, ammunition, article of
clothing or equipment, uniform or other article supplied
to him, or to any other police officer, or any Government
property committed to his charge;

(s) breach of any Force Standing Order, Divi-
sional Standing Order, or Station Standing Order.

7. TrIAL AND DETERMINATION OF DISCIPLINARY
OFFENCES CREATED BY THESE REGULATIONS. A charge or
complaint in respect of any of the offences specified in
regulation 6 of these Regulations shall be heard and
determined in compliance with the provisions of section 33
of the Act.

S. REPRESENTATION BY COUNSEL OR SOLICITOR. (1)
On the hearing of any charge or complaint involving any
of the disciplinary offences mentioned in regulation 6 of
these Regulations before a magistrate, counsel or solicitor
shall be entitled to appear on behalf of the offender on
prior application being made to the Magistrate hearing
the case.

(2) On hearing of any charge or complaint involving
any of the disciplinary offences mentioned in regulation 6
of these Regulations before a Gazetted Police Officer, counsel
or solicitor shall not be entitled to appear on behalf of the
offender unless, on prior application being made, the-
Gazetted l'olice Officer or the Commissioner thinks fit that
counsel or solicitor should appear.

(3) On hearing of any such charge or complaint as
aforesaid before a Gazetted Police Officer, if the offender so
desires, he may be' permitted to have another serving
member of the force, selected by himself, who is of the
same rank as or higher rank ;han himself, to assist him in
representing his case.

9. OPEN AND CLOSE ARREST. (1) When an Inspec-
tor, subordinate police officer or constable is placed under-


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(a) open arrest, he shall not quit barracks (except
on duty or with special permission) and will be
deprived of all privileges and leave until his case has
been disposed of. He shall attend all parades and do
duty as required;

(b) close arrest, he shall be confined in the lock-
up of the station at which he may be at the time; but
close arrest shall not be ordered (except if whilst he-is
under arrest lie is guilty of continued violence or
misconduct) unless confinement is necessary for his
safe custody or for the maintenance of discipline. His
whistle, baton, arms and ammunition, if be has them,
shall at once be given up by him to the officer by
whom he is arrested.

(2) An inspector, subordinate police officer or con-
stable placed under close arrest shall not be so detained for
a longer period than twenty-four hours, unless the Com-
missioner, or in his absence, the Gazetted Police Officer in
charge of the Division otherwise directs. The charge or
complaint shall without unnecessary delay be investigated
and if such charge or complaint le not so investigated
after the expiration of twenty-four hours the inspector,
subordinate police or constable shall be released and shall
return to the performance of his duties pending trial,
unless in the opinion- of the Couuissioner, or the said
(an:et/ed Police Officer, such a course would be injurious to
proper discipline in which case lie shall be confined to
barracks until his case is dealt with.

10. APPEALS. Any Inspector, subordinate police
officer or constable who is dissatisfied with a decision of
any of the disciplinary offences mentioned in regulation 6
of these Regulations with which lie is charged may appeal
therefrom in the manner provided by section 34 of the Act.

11. PAY DURING SUSPENSION E'lc. Any Inspector,
subordinate police officer or constable against whom any
complaint, information or charge is laid in respect of an
offence to which reference is made in paragraph (a) or
paragraph (b) of regulation 4 of these Regulations may
pending, and until the final determination of such com-
plaint, information or charge, be dealt with in such manner,
and shall receive such pay as may be prescribed in section
37 of the Act.








PART III.
PAY AND ALLOWANCES.
12. 16ATES OF PAY. The rates of pay of Gazetted
Police Officers, Inspectors, subordinate police officers and
constables shall be the rates of pay approved by the
Governor of the Leeward Islands from time to time and
provided in the annual Estimates of the Colonies of the
Leeward Islands.
13. INCHEMENTS. (1) When an Inspector, subordi-
nate police officer or constable is on an incremental scale of
pay, the officer in charge of the Division shall, one month
before the annual increment becomes due for payment,
consider whether he can sign the certificate to the effect
that the Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable
has served with efficiency, diligence and fidelity during the
past year.
(2) If the officer in charge of the Division is able to
recommend the grant of the increment to such Inspector,
subordinate police officer or constable, he shall sign the
certificate to this effect and submit it in duplicate to the
Commissioner for approval.
(3) When the certificate is signed and approved, the
original certificate shall be attached to the next pay voucher
on which pay is authorised and shall constitute authority
for payment of the increment and the duplicate shall be
retained by the Commissioner for attachment to the record
of the Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable.
(4) If for any reason the officer in charge of the
Division is unable to recommend the grant of the increment
to such Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable, he
shall so informr the Commissioner, giving detailed reasons
and submitting his recommendations as to whether the
increment due should be suspended, deferred or stopped in
accordance with the provisions of the A ct.

(5) If the Commissioner approves the recommendation
of the officer in charge of the Division that the. increment
be withheld, the increment shall be suspended, deferred or
stopped for such period as the Commissioner may decide
and the Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable
shall be informed of the decision and given the detailed
reasons therefore:









SProvided that any Ipspector, subordinate police officer
i or constable who is dissatisfied with aniy decision given in
S.his case under this paragraph shall have the right of appeal
as if his case came within the provisions of section 34 of the
Act.
14. Goon CONDUCT PAY. (1) Subordinate police
officers and constables whose conduct has been satisfactory
S' and who have not been punished for any offence involving
a fine exceeding one dollar and twenty cents, or confine-
ment to barracks for a period exceeding fourteen days, or
confinement to cells, or reduction in rank, or forfeiture of
Good conduct badge, or who have not been severely repri-
Smanded on two or more occasions in any one year, shall be
eligible to receive Good Conduct Pay on the following
Conditions :-

S(a) after three years contin-
uous good service ... 6 cents a day;
(b) after a further period of
three years continuous good ser-
vice ... 9 cents a day;

(: c) after a further period of
s. three years continuous service ... 12 cents a day:

SProvided that if any subordinate police officer or con-
stable in receipt of Good Conduct Pay is severely repri-
S manned on two or more occasions in any one year he shall
not become eligible for any increase in the rate of Good
Conduct Pay until a period of three years has elapsed- from the
date of the last severe reprimand.
(2) Subordinate police officers and constables in receipt of
Good Conduct Pay shall be entitled to wear the Good Conduct
SBadge on the left forearm of the tunic between the cuff and
Sthe elbow.
15. PROFICIENCY PAY. (1) Constables who have
passed the proficiency examination, have had three years
service, are in possession of the Good Cot:duct Badge and who
hold a valid First Aid Certificate shall be eligible for Proficiency
Pay at the rate of forty-eight dollars per annum :

Provided that not more than twenty-five per cent. of the
total establishment of constables shall be paid Proficiency Pay
at the same time;








Provided further that no constable who is in receipt of a
Motor Transport Driver's Allowance or other technical allow-
ance shall be eligible to receive Profic'ency Pay;
(2) A constable who is adversely reported upon shall, if
the report be substantiated, be liable to be deprived of his
Proficiency Pay on the decision of the Commissioner for such
period as the Commissioner may decide. At the expiration of
such period of deprivation, the constable shall be eligible to be
restored to the waiting list for Proficiency Pay.
(3) Subordinate police officers and constables who have
passed the proficiency examanination shall be entitled to wear
a star on the left hand sleeve of the tunic above the first Aid
Badge.

16. CHARGE PAY. Subordinate police officers appointed
to the posts specified below shall be eligible to receive Charge
Pay at the rate of ninety-six dollars per annum:- -
"A" Division :Station Sergeant, St. John's;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
immigration;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
the Fire Brigade, St. John's;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
the Fire Brigade, Coolidge;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
All Saints District;
Subordinate -police officer in charge of
Bolans District;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
Parham District;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
Barbuda District;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
Stores, St. John's; ,.
Licensing Clerk, St. John's;
Clerk to the Superintendent of Police.
SB Division: Station Sergeant, Basseterre;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
immigration;


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Subordinate police officer in charge of
the Fire Brigade, Basseterre;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
Sandy Point District;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
Dieppe Bay District;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
Charlestown District;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
The Valley, Anguilla;
Subordinate police officer in charge of
Stores, Basseterre;
Licensing Clerk, Basseterre;
Clerk to the Superintendent of Police.

C" Division: Subordinate police, officer in charge of
Harris' District;
Clerk to the Assistant Superintendent of
Police.
D Division: Subordinate police officer in charge,
Road Town.

17. DETECTIVE ALLOWANCE. 'Inspectors, subordinate
police officers and constables who are appointed to duties as
detectives in the detection of crime shall be eligible to receive a
Detective Allowance at the rate of twenty-four cents a day.,

18. PLAIN CLOTHES ALLOWANCE. Subordinate police
officers and constables who are appointed to duties as detectives
in the detection of crime shall be eligible to receive a Plain
Clothes Allowance at the rate of forty-three.dollars and twenty
cents per annum.
19. OUTFIT ALLOWANCE. An Outfit Allowance of two
hundred and forty dollars shall be paid to every Gazetted
Police Officer on his first appointment as a Gazetted Police
Officer.
20. MOTOR TRANSPORT DRIVER'S ALLOWANCE. Sub-
ordinate police officers and constables who are appointed to
duties specified below, who are placed in charge of four-
wheeled transport and who have been certified by the officer









in charge of the Division as competent to carry out normal
running repairs to motor vehicles shall be eligible to receive a
Motor Transport Driver's Allowance at the rate of sixty dollars
per annum:-


"A" Division:










" B Division:


Orderly to His Excellency the Governor;
Orderly to His Honour the Admin-
istrator;
Orderly to the Commissioner of Police;
Tranport Driver, St. John's Police
Station;
Transport Driver, Fire Brigade, St.
John's;
Transport Driver, Fire Brigade, Cool-
idge.
Orderly to His Honour the Admin-
istrator;
Transport Driver, Basseterre Police
Station;
Transport Driver, Fire Brigade, Basse-
terre;
Transport Driver, Nevis Police Station;


Transport Driver, Aniuilla
Station.


Police


" C Division:


" D Division:


Orderly to His Honour the Admin-
istrator; Transport Driver, Plymouth
Police Station;
Transport Driver, Fire Brigade.
Transport Driver, Fire Brigade, Road
Town.


21. BAND ALLOWANCE. Subordinate police officers and
constables who are appointed to serve as members of the Police
Band shall be eligible to receive a Band Allowance at the rate
of twenty-eight dollars and eighty cents per annum.
22. TRANSFER ALLOWANCE. (1) Gaze/ted Police Offi-
cers, Inspectors, subordinate police officers and constables who
are permanently transferred from one station to another wiiiin
the Leeward Islands shall be eligible to receive a Transfer
Allowance calculated in accordance with the following
provisions:-









(a) on permanent transfer from one island of the
Leeward Islands to another-
(i) married Gazetted Police Officers, Inspectors,
subordinate police officers and
constables .. $96.00;
(ii) unmarried Gazetted Police Officers, In-
spectors, subordinate police officers and
constables ... $24.00
(b) on permanent transfer from one station to
another in the same island of the Leeward Islands-
(i) married Inspectors, subordinate police offi-
cers and constables ... $30.00
(ii) unmarried Inspectors, subordinate police
officers and constables ... $10.00

(c) on temporary transfer from one station to another
within the Leeward Islands, Gazetted Police Officers,
Inspectors, subordinate police officers and constables shall
not be eligible for a Transfer Allowance but shall be
eligible for subsistence allowance in accordance with
regulation 23 of these lRegu1ations:

Provided that no Transfer Allowance or subsistence
allowance shall be payable in the case of a transfer from one
station to another within the same Police District:
Provided further that no Transfer Allowance or sub-
sistence allowance shall be payable in tl e case of a temporary
transfer when the Inspector, subordinate police officer or
constable himself continues to reside at his normal place of
residence.
(2) Nothwithstanding anything contained in para-
graph (1) of this regulation, Transfer Allown nce shall not
be paid in the case of transfers .which are made at the request
of a subordinate police officer or constable or as a result of
misconduct or disciplinary proceedings.
23. SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCES. (1) Inspectors, subor-
dinate police officers and constables shall be eligible to
receive subsistence allowances in accordance with the
following provisions when absent from their permanent
stations on duty, when such absences necessarily involve
absence from their permanent stations overnight:-









(a) when absent
Islands-
Inspectors
Station Sergeants,
Corporals and Cc


(b) when absent
Islands but within the
Inspectors ...


on duty


within the Leeward

... $7.00 a night


Sergeants ... (i) when not ac -
onstables commodated
in barracks
$5.50 a night;
(ii) when accom-
modated in
barracks
$3.60 a night;
on duty outside the Leeward
British Caribbean area--
there shall be refunded actual
hotel or boarding house ex-
penses for board and lodging
and a subsistence allowance
shall be paid at the rate of
$3.00 a night;


Sergeants, Corporals,
and Constables ... (i) when not accommodated in
barracks there shall be refund-
ed actual hotel or boarding
house expenses for board and
lodging and a subsistence al-
lowance shall be paid at the
rate of $2.00 a night;
(ii) when accommodated in bar-
racks a subsistence allowance
of $4.20 a night;
in all cases in respect of any period not exceeding
twenty-one nights.
(2) In respect of any period of absence which exceeds
twenty-one nights, the rates of subsistence allowances
mentioned in paragraph (1) of t'!is regulation sliall be
reduced by one-third after the twenty-first night:
Provided that in the case of an Inspector, subordinate
police officer or constable whose permanent station is not in
the Colony of the Virgin Islands and who proceeds on duty
to the Colony of the Virgin Islands the said rates of sub-
sistence allowances shall be increased by the payment of an
exchange compensation allowance at the rate of the
fraction of 3/7 of the amount of the said allowances.









(3) Where an Inspector, subordinate police officer or
constable is required to proceed on duty outside the British
Caribbean area, the rates of subsistence allowance payable
shall be determined by the Commissioner in the light of
the circumstances.
(4) Where an Inspector, subordinate police officer or
constable is required to proceed on a course of training or
study, the rates of subsistence allowance payable shall be
those laid down specifically for the course of training or
study in question.
(5) For the purpose of this regulation, an Inspector,
subordinate police officer or constable shall be deemed to
have been absent from his permanent station overnight if
he is unable to return to his permanent station by
midnight.
24. REFRESHMENT ALLOWANCE. Where a subordinate
police officer or constable is required to proceed on duty
away from his permanent station and where such absence
precludes his return to his permanent station within a
period of not less than six consecutive hours such snihordi.
nate police. officer or constable shall he eligible for a
Refreshment Allowance at the rate of one dollar and forty-
four cents in respect of each such absence:
Provided that in the case of such absences in the
Colony of the Virgin Islands the Refreshment Allowance
mentioned in this regulation shall be increased by the
payment of an exchange compensation at the rate of the
fraction of 3/7 of the amount of the said allowance.
25. LODGING ALLOWANCE. Inspectors, subordinate
police officers and constables who are married and who are
permitted by the officer in clhrge of the'Division to live
out of barracks and are not occupying official quarters
shall be eligible for a Lodging Allowance in accordance
with the following rates:-
Inspectors ... 2 10.00 per annum;
Sergeants ... $180.00 p:r annum;
Corporals ... $144.00 per annum;
Male Constables ... $120.00 per annum;


Female Constables ...


$ 96.00 per annum.








26. FEES noR SPECIAL DUTIES. (1) Subordinate
police officers and constables who are assigned to special
duties in connection with private functions such as dance-.
cinemas, race meetings and games or in a ship at th!;
request of the captain or agent shall be eligible to receives
payment at the following rates:-


(a) between the
hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.



(b) between the
hours of 6 p m. and 6 a.m.


48 cents for the first hour
of such duty and 24 cents
for each succeeding hour
or part thereof;

... 72 cents for the first hour
of such duty and 48 cents
for each succeeding hour
or part thereof.


(2) Such duties shall only be assigned to subordinate
police officers and constables who are off duty or are on rest
day and shall not be performed by subordinate police officers
and constables in barracks,

PART IV.
LEAVE AND LEAVE PASSAGES.
27. VACATION LEAVE. (1) Inspectors, subordinate
police officers and constables shall be eligible for vacation
leave at the following rates and such vacation leave may be
accumulated up to the maximum amounts indicated:-


Inspectors

Station Ser-
geants and
Sergeants

Corporals

Constables


42 days per annum, which may be accu-
mulated up to a maximum of 168 days;
36 days per annum, which may be accu-
mulated up to a maximum of 144 days;

24 days per annum, which may be accu-
mulated up to a maximum of 96 days:
21 days per annum, which may be accu-
mulated up to a maximum of 84 days;


Provided that vacation leave shall only be granted when
the exigencies of the Service permit:









Provided further that no Inspector, subordinate police
officer or constable shall be e;Hible for any compensation if
it should not be possible to 'rant him the vacation leave for
which he is eligible under this regulation or if it should be
necessary to recall him from vacation leave before the expi-
ration of the vacation leave granted to him.
(2) Vacation leave shall only he granted in respect of
resident service on duty:
Provided that any absence on sick leave not exceeding
six months in any year or any absence on vacation leave not
exceeding thirty days shall for the purpose of this paragraph
be regarded as resident service.
(3) An Inspector, subordinate police officer or consta-
ble who is recalled to duty before the vacation leave granted
to him has expired or who cannot be granted the full
amount of vacation leave for which he is eligible shall he
permitted to carry forward the unexpired portion of such
vacation leave to a future occasion.
(4) An Inspector, subordinate police officer or consta-
ble who is granted vacation leave under this regulation shall,
before proceeding on leave of absence, leave his full address
with the Station Officer and the Divisional Clerk.
(5) An Inspector, subordinate police officer or consta-
ble who is granted vacation leave under this regulation and
who is granted permission to proceed from one Colony to
another Colony in the Leeward Islands shall, immediately on
his arrival in the Colony where he is spending his leave,
report his arrival to the officer in charge of the Division and
to the Station Officer in the locality where he is spending
his leave and the officer in charge of the Division shall sign
or cause to be signed the leave certificate to this effect.
28. LEAVE CERTIFICATvES. 1) An Inspector, subor
dinate police officer or constable who is granted vacation
leave shall be provided with a leave certificate on which
shall be specified the period for which the leave is granted.
Such certificate shall be produced when the holder is called
upon to do so by any member of the Force of superior rank
to himself.
(2) On his return from leave, the Inspector, subordi-
nate police officer or constable shall return the leave certifi-
cate to the officer in charge of the Division for record.









29. OVen-STAYINGx LEAE. (1) Any Inppctor, subor-
dinate police officer or constable who fails without reason-
able cause to return to duty at his station on the day follow-
ing the date on which his leave expires shall, subject to the
provisions of paragraph (3) of this regulation, forfeit his pay
for such day or days that he has over-stayed his leave, in
addition to any punishment to which he may be liable.
(2) Unless otherwise stated on the leave certificate, the
time of resumption of duty shall be six o'clock in the morn-
ing of the day immediately following the last day of leave.
(3) If leave is over-stayed by less than six hours, the
Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable shall be
liable to disciplinary action. If the period overstayed is
more than six hours, the Inspector, subordinate police officer
or constable shall forfeit one day's pay.
30. WEEKLY RE.ST DAY. All Inspectors, subordinate
police officers and constables shall be eligible for one day
free from duty in every seven days.
31. LIBERTY LEAE. (1) The senior officer on duty at
the time shall have the power to grant liberty leave of not more
than four hours duration after duty to any well-conducted
subordinate police officer or constable who is not required as a
reserve in barracks
(2) A subordinate police officer or constable who is
granted liberty leave shall, before leaving his station, inform
the officer on duty of his whereabouts and where he can be
found if required.
32. OVER-NIGHT LEAVE TO MARRIED SUBORDINATE
POLICE OFFICERS AND CONSTABLES. Married subordinate
police officers and constables may be granted short leave daily
after duty if they are not required for duty or as reserves in
barracks. Such leave may be granted by the senior officer on
duty at the station who shall satisfy himself that the required
reserve is at all times available in barracks.
33. PLAIN CLOTHES TO BE WORN ON LEAVE. Unless
they have special permission to wear uniform, all Inspectors,
subordinate police officers and constables on vacation leave
shall wear plain clothes.
34. WHEN LEAVE IS NOT GRANTED. Absence on
vacation Icave, liberty leave and over-night leave shall not be
granted to any Inspector, subordinate police officer or
constable who-









(a) is under punishment;
(b) is charged with an offence which has not been
finally decided;
(c) is required as prosecutor or witness in any case
pending before a court of justice unless he is able to return
from leave in time to attend such a case.
35. SICK LEAVE. (1) Sick leave on full pay may be
granted by the officer in charge of the Division to any Inspec-
tor, subordinate police officer or constable for a period not
exceeding twenty-one days on the production of a medical
certificate signed by a government medical Officer:
Provided that sick leave shall not be granted under this
regulation for periods which exceed in the aggregate forty-two
days in any year.
(2) Where a period of sick leave granted under paragraph
(1) of this regulation expires and the Inspector, subordinate
police officer or constable is not fit to resume duty, further
sick leave on full pay may be granted by the Commissioner on
the production of a certificate signed by a government medical
officer for a period which shall not exceed in the aggregate
three months including any period of sick leave previously
granted under paragraph (1) of this regulation.
(3) Any Inspector, subordinate police officer orFconstable
who has been on continuous sick leave for a period of three
months shall be required to present himself for examination by
a Medical Board consisting-of not less than two government
medical Officers.
(4) On the recommendation of a Medical Board, an
Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable in whose case
the Medical Board certifies that there is rca unable prospect
of eventual recovery may be granted further sick leave with
full pay up to a maximum period, including any period of sick
leave granted under paragraphs (1) and (2) of this regulation,
of six months in any year:
Provided that, if the illness or incapacity is due to an
injury received or illness suffered by such Inspector, subordi-
nate police officer or constable in the actual discharge of his
duty and without his own default and is on account of circum-
stances specifically attributable to the nature of his duties,
'he shall be entitled to be granted further sick leave with full
pay, beyond the period mentioned in paragraph (4) of this









regulation, for a period not exceeding six months in any period
of twelve months until the Medical Board certifies him as fit
to return to duty or recommends his discharge from the
Force on Medical grounds.
Provided further that in every other-case such Inspector,
subordinate police officer or constable shall be entitled to be
granted further sick leave with half pay, beyond the period
mentioned in paragraph (4) of this regulation, for a period not
exceeding six months in any period of twelve months until the
Medical Board certifies him as fit to return to duty or recom-
mends his discharge from the Force on medical grounds.
(5) The provisions of paragraph (4) of this regulation
shall apply to Gazetted Police Officers as they apply to
Inspectors, subordinate police officers and constables except
that for the reference to pagrgraphs (1) and (2) of this regula-
tion there shall be substituted a reference to General Orders
225 and 226 of the General Orders for the Civil Service of
Antigua, or the General Orders for the Civil Service of Saint
Christopher Nevis and Anguilla, or the General Orders for
the Civil Service of Montserrat, or the General Orders for
the Civil Service of the Virgin Islands, as the case may be.
36. LEAVE PASSAGEs. Inspectors, subordinate police
officers and constables shall he eligible for the grant of leave
passages or for proportionate leave passage grants on the terms
and conditions laid down in the General Orders for the Civil
Service of the Colony in which they are stationed.
37. PASSAGES ON TERMINATION OF SERVICE. An
Inspector, subordinate police officer or constable who has
retired from the Force shall, if he so desires, be provided with
passages for himself, his wife and children, up to a maximum
of four passages in addition to his own, to the place where he
was recruited or to any Colony in the Leeward Islands or the
federating territories of The West Indies together with the
reasonable cost of transporting his household and personal
effects:
Provided that no such passages or expenses shall be
provided after a lapse of six months from the date of retire-
ment :
Provided further that no such passages or expenses shall
be met in the case of an Inspectoi, subordinate police officer or
constable who has been dismissed from the Force.
38. PASSAGES FOR WIDOWS AND DEFENDANTS OF
DECEASED OFFICERS. Where an Inspector, subordinate police
officer or constable dies whilst in :he service of the Force, his
widow and dependant children who are unmarried and under









the age of eighteen years shall be provided with passages to
the place of recruitment of such Inspector, subordinate police
officer or constable or to any Colony in tl:e Leeward Islands or
to the place of birth of the widow and the reasonable expenses
of transporting the widow's household effectss and the per-onal
effects of the widow and dependent children shall be met from
public funds.
PART V.
UNIFORMS, BADGES AND EQUIPMENT.
39. UNIFORM. TO BE WORN. (1) Gazet'ed Police
Officers, Inspectors, subordinate police officers and constables
shall wear the uniforin and equipment prescribed in the First
Schedule. The pattern of- uniform prescribed in tle said
Schedule shall be iigidly adhered to and no deviation whatever
shall be permitted.
(2) Except as provided in regulation 33 of these Regula-
tions relating to the wearing of plain (clo hles when on leave, all
Inspectors, subordinate police officers and constables shall
invariably appear in uniform.
40. UNIFOtMS. The uniforms and occasions on which
they are to be worn shall be as specified in the First Schedule.
41. DISTIIGNISHING BADGES. Gazetted Police Officers,
Inspectors, subordinate police officers and constables shall wear
the distinguishing marks and badges specified in the Second
Sched ule.
42. DESCRIP' IISS. The several articles of uniform pre-
scribed in the Schedules shall conform strictly to the approved
patterns.
43. CLOTHINGl AN) EQUIPMENT Fro GAZETTED POLICE
OFFICERS. On first appointment Gazetted Police Officers shall
provide themselves with the clothing and equipment specified
in the Third Schedule.
44. EQUIPMENT FOR INSPECTORS. On first appointment
Inspectors shall be supplied on loan at public expense i ith the
equipment and clothing specified in fhe Fourth Schedule.
45. EQUIPiMENT FOR SUBORDINATE POLICE OFFICERS
AND CONSTABLES. (1) Subordinate police officers and consta-
bles shall be supplied with the arms, uniform and .equipment
specified in the Fifth Schedule.
(2) Every subordinate police officer and constable shall be
supplied with a box according to approved pattern and marked
wirh his name and number in white letters oie and a half
inches long,








(3) Subordinate police officers and constables shall keep
all articles issued to them coneLtautly clean and serviceable and
shall report to a superior officer any loss of or damage to any
article issued to them.
40. INSPECTIONS. At musters and inspections of kit,
the arms and articles of equipment and clothing issued to sub-
ordinate police officers and constables shall be laid out in such
manner as may be prescribed from time to time by the Comr
missioner.
47. EQUIPMENT. New equipment will not be issued so
long as serviceable articles are available and new issues will not
be made unless replacement is essential.
48. GOVERNMENT PROPERTY. All arms, equipment and
clothing provided at the public expense shall remain the
property of the Crown and the sublordinate police officers and
constal'les to whin they av issu \V'ill be responsible for the
proper care of them and for handling over the several articles
of their equipment on! the termination of employment or when
ordered to do so by a superior officer. They will be liable to
make good by stoppage from pay any damage to or loss of any
arms, equipment or clothing otlhrwise than by fair wear and
tear or through injury sustaine( in the performance of duty,
unless they can show that such loss or damage (lid not arise
from their own default or negligence.
49. VARIATION OF D)ESS. Notwithstanding anything
to the contrary in these lRegulations, strict adherence to the
dress and uniforms prescribed in the Schedules on the several
occasions mentioned therein shall not be required and the
badges of rank prescribed in the Second Schedule and the
equipment prescribed in the First and Third Schedules, when
not available, may be dispensed with.
50. REVOCATION. All Rldes and Regulations and all
amendments thereto which were, iy) virtue of section 86 of the
Police Act, 1951, deemed to have Ieen made under that Act
and which were continued in force by the said section are
hereby revoked.
51. Commencement. These Regulations shall corre
into operation on the first day of June, 1959.

Made this 24th day of April, 1959.

A. T. WILLIAMS,
Governor,









FIRST SCHEDULE.


UNIFORM AND OCCASIONS ON WHICH IT IS TO BE WORN.

GAZETTED POLICE OFFICERS


Uniform


Occasions


No. 1-FULL DRESS
White Tunic
Blue Overalls with buff stripe
Wellington Boots
Spurs
Shoulder belt and pouch
Sword belts and slings
Sword with steel scabbard
Silver sword knot
White helmet with spike, ba
chain
Full size Medals
Blue and White Hackle


Guards of Honour
Ceremonial Parades,
Church Parades or
other occasions when
specially ordered


idge and


No. 2-SERVICE DRESS
Khaki Tunic
Blue Lanyard
i Khaki Trousers
White Shirt and collar
S Navy Blue Tie
Black Sam Browne equipment
Socks
Black Sam Browne or cloth belt (as
ordered)
Blue forage caps
Black shoes
Medal Ribbons

No. 3-WORKING DRESS
liKhlki Bush Tunic
Khaki Shorts
Blue Lanyard
SBlue Cap
Black Sam Browne or cloth belt (as
ordered)
Black Shoes
Khaki Stockilgs (Blue tops)
edal Ribbons

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Drill Parades, other
duties when so ordered











Ordinary Duties


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(Regulation 39)









No. 4--BLUE DRESS
Blue Tunic
Blue Trousers
Black Shoes
Helmet or Cap (as ordered)
Black Sam Browne (or cloth) Belt
(as ordered)
Black Socks
SMedal Ribbons
No. 5-MESS DRESS
White Mess jacket
Blue Cummerbund
Blue Overalls with buff stripe
Half Wellingtons
Miniature Medals


4


On duty at night or in
wet weather as ordered





Official evening func-
tions, e.g. at Govern-
ment House, dances
and entertainments (as
ordered), Naval and
Military Guest nights


INSPECTORS
No. 1-Full Dress-As for Officers but minus spurs
Overalls with black mohair braid
No. 2-Service Dress
No. 3-Working Dress As for Officers
No. 4--Blue Dress Overalls
No. 5-Mess Dress ,


except


SUBORDINATE POLICE OFFICERS AND CONSTABLES
No. 1-FULL DRESS
White Tunic Guards-of Honour,
Blue Trousers with white stripe Ceremonial Parades or
Black boots other occasions when
Waist belt specially ordered
Side arms
Helmet, spike and chain
Medals


Uniform
No. 2- WORKING DRESS
-Items to be worn as ordered
White Tunic
Blue Trousers with white stripe
White Helmet
White cap cover (as ordered)
Black boots
.Blue cap
Waist belt
Baton.
Medal Ribbons


Occasions






Ordinary duties


v








Un ijorim Occasions
Grev shirts with short sleeves
Blue Trousers with white stripe
Blue forage cap To be worn when so
Blue shorts ordered.
Blue puttees
No. 3-DRILL ORDER
Grey shirt
Blue Trousers with white stripe
Black boots Drill Parades
White Helmet or cap as ordered
No. 4-BLUE DRESS
Blue Tunic
Blue Trousers with white stripe
Black boots On duty at night
White Helmet or Cap (as ordered) or in wet weath-
Waist belt er (as ordered)
Baton
Shoes-rubber soled canvas
(Optional- when ordered)
No. 5-CYCLING DRESS
Men riding bicycles on duty are permitted, if they so
desire, to wear blue shorts and grey shirts with white helmet
or blue cap.
SECOND SCHEDULE. (Regulation 41)
(1) BADGES OF RANK
(a) GAZETTED POLICE OFFICERS


For Commissioner

For Superintendent
For Senior Assistant
Superintendent
For Assistant Super-
intendent
For Chief Inspector
For Inspector
For Sub-Inspector


Crossed Tipstaves with crown
above
Crown

Three Stars

Two Stars
Three Bars
Two Bars
One Bar


(b) SUBORDINATE POLICE OFFICERS
For Station Sergeants Crown over three silver chev.
rons








For Sergeants Three silver chevrons
For Corporals Two silver chevrons
(2) GOOD CONDUCT BADGES
Miniature chevrons, silver metal, to be worn on the left
forearm between the cuff and the elbow.
(3) MUSKETRY BADGES
(a) Crossed rifles, silver on blue cloth
(b) The same with crown above, when awarded, to
ie w \orn on the left forearm between the cuff and the
elbow above the good conduct badges if any.
(4) SIGNAL BADGES
Crossed flags, silver on blue cloth, to be worn as in (3)
above. When both Musketry and Signal Badges are worn
the signal badge should be above.
(5) FIRST AID BADGES
As issued by the St John Ambulance Brigade
To be worn on left sleeve of both shirt and tunic.
(6) PROFICIENCY PAY STAR
To be worn above First Aid Badge

THIRD SCHEDULE. (Regulation 43)
EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING FOR GAZETTED POLICE OFFICERS.
1 Service Revolver
1 Black holster
1 Sword (Infantry pattern)
1 Steel scabbard for sword
1 Black leather scabbard for sword
1 Cross belt
1 Sword with sling
1 Sword knot, silver
1 Black Sam Browne equipment
1 Water bottle and sling









1 Blue lainyrd and whistle
New equipment will not he issued when returned
serviceable articles are available
Buttons, badges of rank and jacket lapels as required
1 Blue Serge Tunic
1 Blue Patrol Jacket
1 pair blue serge trousers
1 pair blue serge overalls
3 white drill tunics
2 white drill Mess Jackets
1 blue cummerbund
1 water-proof coat
2 khaki drill jackets
2 pairs khaki drill trousers
4 khaki bush Tunics and cloth belt
4 pairs khaki drill shorts
1 white helmet, Wolsey, spike and chain
1 blue cloth cap
1 pair black Wellington boots (parade) with spur boxes
1 pair Wellington boots (Mess)
1 pair spurs for parade Wellingtons
1 pair spurs for Mess Wellingtons

FOURTH SCHEDULE (Regulation 44)
UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT TO BE SUPPLIED ON LOAN AT
PUBLIC EXPENSE TO INSPECTORS.

Articles Issue Remarks on periods
of issue and wear

(1) Arms
Service Revolver 1 During Service








(1) Arms- -(Cont'd)
Articles Issue
Holster 1
Sword (Infantry pattern) 1
Scabbard (steel) 1
Scabbard (black leather) 1

(2) Equipment
Cross belt 1
Sword belt with sling 1
Sword knot (silver) 1
Black Sam Browne equipment 1
Haversack 1
Water bottle and sling 1
Whistle and chain 1
(3) Head-dress
Helmet (white, Officers' pattern) 1
Cap (blue Officers' pat tern) 1
(4) Clothing
Jacket (blue serge, fine) 1
Blue lanyard 1
Trousers (blue serge, fine) 2
Overalls (blue with straps) 1
Jackets (white drill) 3
Mess Jacket (white drill) 1
Ca1e (blue) 1
Jackets (khaki drill)
Trousers ( ,, ,, )
Khaki shorts


Remarks on periods
of issue and wear
During Service


I, ,


Every 10 years


,,
Every 4 years
Every 5 years
Every 10 years


Every 5 N ears


Every 3 years




Every 10 years
As required


Every 5 yea s
As required









(4) Clothing-(cont'd)
Articles Issue Remarks on periods
of issue and wear
Bush Tunics -As required
Khaki stockings with blue tops ,,
(5) Shoes
Black Balmoral 1 pair Annually
FIFTH SCHEDULE (Regulation 45)
ARMS, UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT OF SUBORDINATE
POLICE OFFICERS AND CONSTABLES.

Articles Issue Remarks on periods
of issue and wear

(1) Subordinate Police Officers and Constables
(a) Arms
Rifle, S. L. E. (with sling) 1 During service
Bayonet and scabbard 1 ,, ,,
(b) Equipment
Waist belt 1 Every 10 years
Frog 1
Bon 1 ,,
Whistle and chain 1 ,
Haversack 1 Every 4 years
Kit bag 1 ,
Water bottle and sling 1 Every 5 years
(c) flead-dress
Helmet (white) 1 As required (average
serviceable w e ar 5
years)
Cap (blue) 1 Every 2 years
Cap covers (white) 2 As required
Cap covers (waterproof) 2 As required averagee
period of wear 4 years)









(d) Clothing
Jackets (blue serge)
Trousers (blue serge)
Cape (blue cloth)

Boots (black)

Rank chevron and good conduct
badgos


1 Annually
3 Annually
1 As required (average
period of wear 8 years)
- As required (not more
than 2 pairs annually)

- As required (average
period of wear 3 years)


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by EARLT PIGOTT, Government rinter.-By Authority.
[Price 70 t.]
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