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Title: 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
Publication Date: December 18, 1958
Frequency: weekly
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Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1-12, no. 18; July 5, 1956-Mar. 30, 1967.
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Preceded by: Leeward Islands gazette
Succeeded by: Antigua official gazette
Succeeded by: Montserrat official gazette
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THE

SANTIGUA, MONTSEW1 T



VIRGIN ISLANDS GA i E.


SIc. Published by Dcuthority. 15*. .
VOL. III. THURSDAY, 18ra DECEMBER, 1958. No. -l.


Notices.


The following messages are pub-
lished for general information:-

From the Minister of Transport and
Civil Aviation:
Each year it is the privilege of the
Minister of Transport and Civil Avia-
tion to send v'rotiingi to all seafarers
who are celebrating Christmas over-
seas, auI it is with the greatest
pleasure that I do so once again.
At this time of the year our thoughts
turn to those who are away and it is
good to know that, though you can-
not be at home, you are enjoying a
warm welcome with tradional fare and
good cheer in Merchant Navy clubs
and hostels at ports all over the world.
I know I am slie.,1;ii, for your fami-
lies as well as for you and for myself
when I thank very warmly the staff
and the many good friends of the
Merchant Navy who at all times offer
you their generous service and unfail-
ing hospitality.
A Happy Christmas and Prosperous
New Year to you all."

From the Secretary of States
for the Colonies:
lam happy to join the Minister of
Transport and Civil Aviation in send-
ing gr(eetings to all seamen in the
Colonies and to all those who are
concerned with their welfare at
Christmas and in the New Year."

Administrator's Ofice,
St. John's,

Antigua.
9th December, 1958.
Ref. No. A. 51i9.

It is notified for general informa-
tion that Mr. JULIAN AMERY M. P.
has been appointed Parliamentary
Under Secretary of State for the
Colonies with effect from 1st Decem-
ber, in succession to Mr, J. D.
PROFUMO, O.B.E.

Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
9th December, 1958.
Ref. No. A. 13/4.


Sugar Cess Rehabilitation
Fund Committee.
The Governor in Council has been
pleased to make the following appoint-
ments to the Sugar Cess Rehabilitation
Fund Committee:-
The Director of Agriculture--
Chairman.
The Chief Accountant.
J. M. WATSON, Esq.
F. H. S. WARNEFORD, Esq.
Honourable E. E. WILLIAMS.
Honourable S. RoY MENDES.
2. The Committee is appointed
for a term of two years from 20th
November, 1958 and will advise the
Administrator in connection with the
management and control of the Sugar
Cess Rehabilitation Fund.

Administrator's Office,
St. John's,
Antigua.
10th December, 1958.
Ref. No. A. 9/41.

No. 129.
Appointments, transfers, etc., in
the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-

Robinson, J. L., Principal, Administra-
tion, reduced to the grade of Senior
Clerk, Administration. Nov. 20.

Winter, E., Agricultural Assistant
IIIB, appointed Agricultural
Assistant IIIA, Agricultural Depart-
ment. April 1.
Ref No. A.C. 131i5-II.
No. 130.
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 Ordinances.
Antigu a.
No. 13 of 1958. "Customs Duties
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1958."
3rd November, 1958.
Montserrat.
No. 13 of 1958. "The Agricultural
Ordinance, 1957."
No. 19 of 1958. "The Supplemen-
tary Appropriation (1956) Ordinance,
1958."
25th November, 1958.


No. 131.
The Governor has this day been
pleased to assent to the undermen-
tioned Ordinances:-

Antigua.

No. 16 of 1958. "The External
Trade Ordinance, 1:'.4. "
No. 17 of 1958. "The Distribution
and Price of Goods Ordinance, 1958."

Montserrat.

No. 25 of 1958. "The Police Act
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1958."
No. 27 of 1958, "The Leprosy
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1958."
No. 28 of 1958. The Exchange
Control Ordinance, 1958."
No. 29 of 1958. "The External
Trade Ordinance, 15.5"."
No. 30 of 1958. The Distribution
and Price of Goods Ordinace, 1958."


No. 132.
The following Ordinances and Stat-
utory Rules and Orders are circulated
with this Gazette and form part
thereof:-

ORDINANCES.
Antigua.
No. 14 of 1958. "The Land
Acquisition Ordinance, 1958."
20 pp. Price 43 cts.
No. 16 of 1958, "The External
Trade Ordinance, 1958."
8 pp. Price 19 cts.
No. 17 of 1958, The Distribution
and Price of Goods Ordinance, 1958."
10 pp. Price 23 cts.

STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.

Antigua.
No. 33 of 1958, "The Colonial Fire
Brigades Long Service Medal Regula-
tions, 1958." 2 pp. Price 7 cts.
No. 34 of 1958, "The Colonial
Police Long Service Medal Regula-
tions, 1958." 3 pp. Price 9 cts.


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282 THE ANTIGUA, MONTSERRAT AND N IRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE [December 18,1958


Commonwealth Sugar Discussions.
It is hereby notified for public infor-
mation that the Ministry of
Agriculture, Fishery and Food in the
United Kingdom has announced that
a series of meetings with representa-
tives of Commonwealth sugar export-
ing territories which began on the llth
November, 1958, has now been
concluded.
2. Discussions took place on the
negotiated price of sugar for 1959
under the terms of the Commonwealth
Sugar Agreement and on other mat-
ters arising under the Agreement.
Full agreement has been reached as
follows:-
(a) The negotiated price of sugar
for 1959 will be 45. 2s. per ton.
(b) The Commonwealth Sugar
Agreement has been extended for
a further period of one year and
now runs to the end of 1966.
(c) Negotiated price quotas for
the year 1959 will be increased by
2 per cent. above those for 1958.
Overallagreement on quotas remain
unchanged. Theposition of British
Honduras, St. Vincent and East
Afr'ica in relation to the Agreement
will !e reviewed at the time of the
annaii;l negotiations in November,
1959,
(d) The parties to the Agreement
will consider together in 1959 as in
1955, the working of the system by
which the negotiated price is
determined.
Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
9th December, 1958.
Ref. No. S.A. 40/24-V.

Sir ENOCH JENKINS, formerly Jus-
tice of Appeal, East African Court of
Appeal, has been appointed as Law
Revision Commissioner for the pur-
pose of undertaking the revision of
the Laws of the Leeward Islands.

Sir ENOCH was educated at Howard
Gardens Grammar School, Cardiff;
Cardiff University College; and
Peterhouse, Cambridge, B.A. LL. B
(Cantab.) 1922, M.A. 1927. He was
called to the Bar, Gray's Inn, in
1924.

Appointed first to Nyasaland as an
Administrative Officer in 1925, he later
served as Crown Counsel in Northern
Rhodesia and was Solicitor-General
from 1936 to !938 when he was
transferred to Fiji as Attorney-
General; Acting Chief Justice, Fiji,
1939-1941; Chief Justice of Nyasa-
land 1945-1953; Justice of Appeal,
]''st A frican Court of Appeal 1953-
1'.4:6.

Sir iF.1'm H and Lady JENKINS are
expected to arrive in Antigua on the
1.Ath December, 1958.
S-,'-ret', tat,
Leeward Islands
at Antigua.
12th December, 1958.
Ref. No. 47/00192.


In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.
ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.
A. D. 1958.


NOTICE is hereby given that in
pursuance of Rules made by the Chief
Justice under section 16 of the Wind-
ward Islands and Leeward Islands
(Courts) Order in Council, 1939, and
duly approved as therein provided on
the 16th day of October, A. D. 1941,
the Honourable the Posine Judge
selected for the sitting of the Court
in the Antigua Circuit has appointed
Wednesday the 7th day of January,
1959, at 10.00 o'clock in the forenoon
as the day of the month on which the
next sitting of the Antigua Circuit
shall commence.

Dated the 17th day of December,
1958.
EVAN CREQUE,
Ag. Registrar of the Supreme Court.


Invitation to Bid.

GOLDEN GROVE.
The Government of Antigua invites
sealed bids for the construction of the
Administrative-and-Recreation Block
of the new Teachers' Training College
at Golden Grove, Parish of St. John,
Antigua.
Only bids for the complete works
will be accepted. The Government
of Antigua reserves the right to refuse
any or all bids and to waive any infor-
mality in any bid without assigning
any reason.
The Instructions to Bidders, Form
of Contract, Plans and Specifications
for the works will be available for
inspection at the ollice of the Archi-
tects, ROBERTSON WARD Associates,
Long Street, St. John's, as from
9.00a.m. on T"i, -, 'y 16th December,
1958, and thereafter during normal
office hours. Copies of these Docu-
ments may be obtained on deposit of
$25.00 which will be refunded on
rI ceipt of a bonafide bid and the return
of the Plans etc. in good condition.

Bids must be submitted in a sealed
envelope endorsed BID FOR
GOLDEN GROVE COLLEGE" and
on the form provided to:-
The Administrative Secretary,
Ministry of Public Works
and Communications,
Administration rBiil.linji.
High Str.--t,
St. John's.
To be received not later than
9.30 a.m. on Tuesday 30th December,
1958.
Administrator's Ofice,
St. John's,
Antigua.
12th December. 1958.
Ref. No. P.W. C. 66/238.


TRADE MARK'S OFFICE,
ANTIGUA 19th November, 1958.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY of
225 Bush Street, San Francisco,
California, United States of America
have applied for Ritirtration of one
Trade Mark consisting of the follow-
ing:-


in Class 47, that is to say: Lubricants

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods since June
12, 1945 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. Mlontserrat and Viirgin
Islands Gazette give notice in dupli-
cate at the Trade Marks Office,
Antigua, of opposition to registration
of the said Trade Mark.

EVAN CREQUE,
Ag. Registrar of Trade Marks.

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA 24th November, 1958.
MEAD JOHNSON and Company of
2404 Pennsylvania Street, E. inn ille,
Indiana, U. S. A. have applied for
Registration of one Trade Mark con-
sisting of the following:


Mead Johnson
Symbol of service in medicine

in Class 3 that is to say, chemical sub-
stances prepared for use in medicine
and pharmacy.
in Class 42 that is to say, substances
used as food or as ingredients in food

The Applicants claim that they have
used the said Tra.l.i Mark in respect
of the said goods for 8 months before
the date of their said Application.

Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Antigua, Montserrat, and Virgin
Islands Gazette give notice in dupli-
cate at the Trade Marks Office,
Antigua, of opposition of the said
Trade Mark.
EVAN CREQUE,
Ag. Registrar of Trade Marks.







THE ANTIGUA, MONTSEIRAT & VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE 283


TRADE MAI,,:KS OFFICE.
ANTIGUA, 10th November, 1958.

STANDARD OIL COMPANY of
225 Bush Street, San Francisco,
California, United States of America,
have applied for Registration of one
Trade Mark c,,hi-iifl, of the follow-







in Class 47, that is to say: Petroleum
products for use in aviation only,
especially aviation fuels and lubri-
cants.

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods since July
13, 1958 before the date of th-ir said
Application.
Any person may within three
months from the date of the first ap-
pearancf of this Advertisement in the
Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin
Islands Gazette give notice in dupli-
cate at the T' .i 1- M:;, k Oflice,
Antigua, of opposition to registration
of the said Trade Mark.

EVAN ( I':. 'E.
Ag. Registrar of Trade Marks.

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 21st October, 1958.

R. S. HUDSON LIMITED of
Unilever House, Blackfriars, London,
E.C. 4, Engl.Vd have applied for
Registration of on- Tr:;le Mark con-
sisting of the following:-


RINS


in Class 47 in respect of ;il goods in-
cluded in Class 47

The Applicants claim that they
have not used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said gods before
the date of their said Application.

Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertiserment in
the Antigua, Mlontserrot ond Vi -.",,
Islands Gazette, give notice in dupli-
cate at the Trade Marks Ollice,
Antigua, of opposition to registration
of the said Trade Mark.
EVAN CREQUE,
Ag. Registrar of Trade Marks.

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
TORTOLA,
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS,
21st November, 1958.
MEAD JOHNSON & COMPANY
of 2404 Pennsylvania Street, Evans-
ville, Indiana, U. S. A. have applied


for Registration of two Trade Marks
cr..i-t;-, of the following:-


IIMead Johnson
Symbol ofservice in medicine

in ('l.--. 42 and 3.

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Marks in
respect of the said goods for eight
months before the date of their said
Application.
Any person may within three
months from the late of the first ap-
pearance of this Advertisement in the
" J.'lr . l.', ,o ,'rat and Virgin
Islands Gazette", give notice in dn-
plicate at tie T'adie Marks 'it!'i
Tortola, British Virein Islands, of
opposition to registration of the said
Trade Mark.

O. M. BIROWNE,
Registrar of I'. Marks


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
TORTOLA,
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS.
21st Novrber, 1958.

R. S. HUDSON LIMITED of
Unilever I-ouse, Blacklri.'rs, L,,non,
E.C. 4, England have applied for
Registration of one Trade Mark con-
sisting of the following:-

RINSO
in respect of all goods in Class 47
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 I',rl.: Ofl'fic,
Tortola, British Virgin Islands, of
opposition to registration of the said
Trade Mark.
0. M. BPowN\e,
lReistrar of Trade Mrkr .

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
TORTOLA,
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS.
22nd November, 1958.

GOYA LIMITED of 161 New
Bond Street. London, W., England
has applied for Registration of one
Trade Mark consisting of the follow-
ing:-


REMEMBER

in Class 48, that is to say, perfumery
(including toilet articles, preparations
for the teeth and hair and perfumed
soap.)
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,
lo ; l.i. British Viri ai Islands, of
.ql-. .,.-' ii.i to registration of the said
Trade Mark.
O. M. BROWNE,
7i,., i'i, i of Trade Marks.


Village Extension-Sea View Farm.
The Central Housing and Planning
Authority proposes to prepare a
scheme for the development of all
that portion of Crown Land situate at
Sea View Farm containing 6.5 acres
and bounded as fellows:-

On the North by lands of North
Sound Estate;

On the East by lands of North
Sound Estate;

On the South by lands of Walter
O'Reilly and the Village of Sea
View Farm: and

On the West by the Village of
Sea View Farm,

as a housing site for the provision of
housing plots

Persons desirous of purchasing
house plots under the Scheme are in-
vited to contact th- Secretary of the
Authority at his ..tI.. in High Street,
St. John's, where the plan of the area
may be inspected.
CLARENCE "iM'I,:
Htouing Executive GrIc. r.

Central Housing td Planning
A authority,
High St 'riel,
St. Jo/n's,
Antigua, W.T.

8th Deoember, 1958.

TENDERS.

Tenders :re invited for the supply
of the unerimentioned items to
Government di(epartments in Antigua
for the period 1st January to 31st
December, 1959.
Petrol
Diesel Oil
Lubricating Oil.

All tenders must be addressed to
the Administrator of Antigua in sealed
envelopes marked "Tender for the
Supply of P.-trol and Diesel Oil and
Lil.lri. ail i, Oil and delivered to the
Administrat-r's Office not later than
noon on Satnurday the 20th day of
December, 1958.
Government does not bind itself to
accept the lowest or any tender.

Administrator's Office,
St. John,s,
An i.' u't.
13th December, 1958.
Ref. No. P. W. C.41/36-II.


December 18, 1!)58]






284 THE ANTIGUA, MONTSERRAT & VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Applications are invited from
suitably qualified candidates for ap-
pointment to the post of Veterinary
Officer, Dominica, particulars of
which are as follows:-

1. Appointment:
The post is pensionable and carries
with it the liability to transfer to any
post of equivalent status in the Wind-
ward Islands.
2. Salary:
The salary is at the rate of $4800 p.a.
(flat) plus 20% pay addition.
3. Allowances:
Travelling and subsistence allow-
ances will be payable in accordance
with local regulations in respect of
approved travel on duty.

4. Quarters:
Quarters are not provided but in the
event of Government quarters being
available the officer will be required


to pay rental not exceeding 10% of
salary.

5. Leave and Levae Passages:
Vacation leave will be granted at the
rate of 45 days a year for each com-
pleted period of 12 months resident
service accumulable up to 180 days.
Leave passages will be granted in
accordance with local regulations.

6. Passages:
Free passages will be provided for
the officer, his wife and children not
exceeding five persons in all; children
to be under 18 years of age, unmarried
and dependent on the officer.

7. Duties:
The officer will be required to per-
form in any area in the Colony, the
duties of a Veterinary Officer as laid
down from time to time.
8. Further information may be
obtained from the Chief Secretary,


Grenada to whom applications should
be addressed to reach him not later-
than 3lstJanuary 1959.
Ref. No. A. 0. 13/290-II.

RAINFALL FIGURES.

Agricultural Department,

Antigua.
Month 1954. 1955. 1966. 1957. 1956&


January
Feb.
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
To 13th Dec.


0.92
O.6&
1.22
2.01
7.79
13.16
3.9&
3.13
6.82
5.4
2.03
1.13


41.01 34.56 39.10 42.69 48.29


TENDER NOTICE.

The Government of Antigua is offering for sale the well known motor vessel Lady Florence "
together with a quantity of spare parts. Details of the vessel are set out below. Tenders for the
purchase of this vessel are accordingly invited.

2. The vessel has been insured up to March, 1959 in the sum of 2,000 .0 .0 Tenders should
be addressed to the Minister, Public Works and Communications, Administrator's Office, St. John's,
Antigua, W. I. in a sealed envelope marked Tender for Lady Florence and should reach that office-
not later than 4 p.m. on Friday, the 30th day of January, 1959.

3. Inspection of the vessel can be made by arrangement with the Harbour Master.

4. Government does not bind itself to accept the highest or any tender.

PARTICULARS OF VESSEL.

The Lady Florence was built by J. I. Thornycroft, London, England, and registered with the
Board of Trade in 1929.


Length
Breadth
Depth of Hold
Tonnage-Gross
Tonnage-Nett
Speed
Engine-Gasoline drivel


40 feet
9 feet
3 feet
11 tons
7 tons
8 knots approximately
n 40 H. P.


The Engine is in working order but the propeller and rudder shafts are broken.
condition of the hull is fair.
Administrator's Office,
St. John's,
Antigua,
25th November, 1958.
Ref. No. P.W.C. 70/54


Prtntediat the Government Printine Office, Antigua, Lec-wtrd Islands,
by EARL PIooTT, Government Printer.-By Authority.
1968.


The general


[December 18, 1958.


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No. 14 of 1958.









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Land Acquisition.


ANTIGUA.


I ASSENT,
O. R. KFSLSICK,
Governor's Deputy.
29th November, 1


ANTIGUA.


No. 14 of 1958.


An Ordinance to authorise the acquisition of land
for public purposes.

[29th November, 1958]

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony
of Antigua.

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Land
Acquisition Ordinance, 1958.

INTERPRETATION.


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Short title.


2. In this Ordinance, unless the context rnterpreta.
"- otherwise requires, the following expressions shall tion.
j have the meanings hereby assigned to them:-

' authorised officer" means any person who
may from time to time be appointed as
such by the Governor in Counicil for the
purposes of this Ordinance;

person interested" means every person claim-
ing, or entitled to claim, compensation
under this Ordinance:


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Land Acquisition.


Provided that a tenant by the month or
at will shall be deemed not to be a person
interested for the purposes of this Ordi-
nunce;
"public purpose" means a purpose deter-
mined to be a public purpose in accord-
ance with the provisions of section 3 of
this Ordinance.
ACQUISITION OF LAND AND ABANDONMENT OF
ACQUISITION.
Acquisition 3. (1) If the Governor in Council considers
of land that any land should be acquired for a public
purpose he may, with the approval of the Legisla-
tive Council, cause a declaration to that effect to he
made by the clerk of the Executive Council in the
manner provided by this section and the declaration
shall be conclusive evidence that the lind to which
it relates is required for a public purpose.
(2) Every declaration shall be published in
two ordinary issues of the Gazelltte and copies
thereof shall be posted on one of the buildings (if
any) on the land or exhibited at suitable places in
the locality in which the land is situate, and in the
declaration shall be specified the following particu-
lars relating to the land which is to be acquired-
(a) the parish or district in which the
land is situate;
(6) a description of the land, giving the
approximate arel and such other particulars
as are necessary to identify the land;
(c) in cases where a plan has been pre-
pared, the place where, and the time when, a
plan of the land can be inspected;
(d) the public purpose for which the
land is required.
(3) Upon the second publication of the
declaration in the Gazette as aforesaid the land
shall vest absolutely in the Crown, and the
authorised officer and his agents, assistants and
workmen may enter and take possession of the
land accordingly.


No. 14 of 1958.


ANTIGUA. 2








Land Acquisition.


(4) Nothing in this section shall be deemed
to prevent the acquisition of lands for public
purposes by private treaty.
4. If it appears to the Governor in Council Preliminary
that any land is likely to be required for any "npfiat ion
purpose which, in the opinion of the Governor in enterland.
Council, is a public purpose and it is necessary
to make a preliminary survey or other investiga-
tion of the land, he may cause a notification to that
effect to be published in the Gazeite and at the
same time in notices to be exhibited at suitable
places in the locality in which the land is situate,
and therenupon it shall be lawful for the authorised
officer and his agents, assistants and workmen, to
do all or any of the following things:-
(a) to enter upon and survey and take
levels of any land in any locality to which the
notification relates;
(b) to dig or bore into the sub-soil of
such land;
(c) to do all other acts necessary to
ascertain whether the land is adapted to such
purpose;
(d) to demarcate the land intended to be
taken, and the intended line of work, if any,
proposed to be done thereon;
(e) to mark levels and lines by placing
marks and cutting trenches;

(f) where otherwise the survey cannot
be completed, the levels taken or the bound-
aries or line of the work demarcated, to cut
down and clear away any standing crop,
fence, tree or bush;
(g) to do all such other acts as may be
incidental to or necessary for any of the
purposes aforesaid:
Provided that-
(i) the authorised officer shall not
entei into any building, or into or upon any
enclosed yard, court or garden attached to a
dwelling house, except at all reasonable
hours, and except with the consent of the


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AiNTTrUA. 4 Land Aquisition. No. 14 of 1959.

occupier thereof, without previously giving
to such occupier at least seven days' notice
in writing of his intention to do so;
(ii) compensation shall be assessed and
paid to the persons interested in the land
so entered for any actual damage or injury
resulting to them by reason of tie exercise
of the powers conferred by this section-
(a) in so far as it relates to land the
acquisition of which is subse-
quently deemed to be abandoned
under section 9 or abandoned un-
der section 10 of this Ordinance,
as though it were compensation
payable under this Ordinance for
the acquisition of the land;
(b) in so far as it relates to land the
compulsory acquisition of which
is subsequently completed under
section 3 of this Ordinance, as
though it were part of the com-
pensation for the acquisition of
the land.
Power to 6. If, at any time after the publication of
npp vJani to a notification in accordance with the provisions
a.-quiitiou of section 4 of this Ordinance, it appears to the
".r t"or Governor in councill that. the land or some
,HIf il f ',J"-
forn',al vet- parcel of the land to which it refers shoull be
,", acquired but that for any reason it is not possi-
ble to make an immediate declaration to that
effect, it shall be lawful for the Governor to
direct the authorized officer to do any work on
the land or parcel thereof connected with the
use to which the land is intended to be put on
its acquisition, and thereupon tle autiorised
officer may proceed with the execution of the
work:
Provided that compensation shall lie paid to
the persons interested for any actual damage or
injury resulting to them by reason of the exercise
of the powers conferred by this section and shall
he determined in the same way ;a compensation
for actual damage or injury resulting from the
exercise of the powers conferred by section 4 of
this Ordinance.








Land Acquisitron.


6. (1) As soon as any declaration has been
published in accordance with tie provi-.ins of
section 3 of this Ordinance, the authorized officer
shall, without delay, enter into negotiati-,ns (or
further negotiations) for the purchase of the land
to which the declaration relates upon re,aloun:ble
terms and conditions, and by voluntary agreement
with the owner of the land.

(2) It shall not he necessary for the author-
ised officer to await the publication of the declara-
tion before he endeaivours to ascertain frum the
owner thie ternia and conditions on which lie is
willing to sell his land, but no negotiations or
agreement r.hall be deemed to be concluded unless
rid until the conditions of sale and acquisition
have been approved in writing by the Governor.

7. (1) As soon as nmay be after any land
has been acquired compulsorily, th anurhorised
officer shall, if the I-nd has not been demarcated or
if it cannot he identified by reference to 1n- plan,
cause the same to be demarcat-d, and he sliall also
issue a notice of acquisition in accordance with the
provisions of thli. section.
(2) Every notice of acquis.irioni undtr this
section shall-
(a) state the decision of the Governor in
Counncil to acquire and take possession of the
land compulsorily;
(6) contain the particulars which, in
relation to the land, were included in the
declarntion provided for by subsection (2)
of section 3 of this Ordinance; and
(c) require all persons interested, as soon
as is reasonably practicable, either-
(i) to appear personally or by attorney
or agent before the authorized officer
to state the nature of their respec-
tive interests in the land and the
amounts and full particulars of their
claims to compensation in respect of
those interests, distinguishing the
amounts under separate heads and
showing how the umnount claimed
under each head is calculated.; or


Authnrised
officer to
treat uith
a ndnower.


Demar.-ntou
of land rnnd
Icile o..r
notice .
acq uiit on.


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ANTIGUA. 6 Land .i *ui.,lin. No. 1-1 of 195b.

(ii) to render to the authorized officer ai
statement in writing, siged by them
or by their attorney or agents,
setting forth the like matters.

(3) The authris- i officer shall cau-e ; copy
of the notice of acquisition to be served, either
personally on, or li\ p1,t :dldr'ess~i to the last
known place .f laodec or izinresr s otf, el'e'ry person
who is known or beliet;v..',il the- alwthristd officer
to be entitled to conlpen-:ltion in respect of the
acquisition, and whnse whlIreaboutb are known to
the authorised office-r:
I'rovided thlit where the whereaibouts of any
such person are not known. the nuthorised oHicer
shall cause copir- of suchl notice ti, Itlo posted on
one of the buildings (if any) ail ti:' lan d Or
exhibited at suitable places in the loci1lity in which
the land is situate.
(4) Any person who, without lawful authority
or excuse, Ir moves or 'destrovs nv landmark
placed, or remov.l-s or dl-fnees or Ilesti'. I1 any notice
posted or exhibited, by the authioris.d! officer in or
upon the lan I ,r anyii bu ildin g there')on in accordance
with the tpr',v\isiuos ,f this Olrdil an:ic-, shall be
liable, on simmarY convii-tini t, a line not
exceeding ninety-six dollars or to inlprisor, meant
for a term not exceeding three month,.

Authorized 8. (1) The author1isrd officer may, by notice
omefior ma. served persoin:ll1v, ,r I. pI,,s t addres-.-d t, the last
lequire
information k )owa lIae ok abode o lmiiness of el th pICerson
aL to coIcuerne-l, reiliire the ow:,er or occulli', r of, O;r any
intpreots in
land. person interested in, any lind, or in any part
thereof, in respect of which a declaration or a
notification l;ha ble-e published in the (,':cite
under section ;; or section 4 respectively of this
Ordinance, t-, deliver to him within a time to be
specified in the notice, being not less than twenty-
onle days after service of the notice, a statement in
writing containing .so far as imay be v within his own
knowledge, the name of every per.-"in possessing
any interest in 'he land, or any part thereof,
whether a; partner, luiil.rt'Lagee, les-et., lenant or
otherwise, and the nature of such interest.








No. 14 of 1958.


Land Acquisition.


7 ANTIGUA.


(2) Every person who is required to make
and deliver a statement under this section and who,
without reasonable excuse, refuses to make or
deliver such statement, or wilfully makes any such
statement which is false or incomplete in any
material particular, shall be liable, on summary
conviction, to a fine not exceeding ninety-six
dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceed-
ing three months.

9. If, within three months after entry shall
have been made on any land under the provisions
of section 4 of this Ordinance, such land shall not
have been acquired or abandoned, any person
interested in the land or any part thereof may
serve a notice on the authorised officer requiring
that the acquisition of the land or part thereof be
completed or abandoned, and, if within one month
thereafter, the acquisition of such land or part
thereof be not completed or abandoned in accord-
ance with the provisions of this Ordinance, the
acquisition of the land or part thereof shall be
deemed to have been abandoned.

10. (1) At any time before any land has
been acquired compulsorily the Governor may, by
notification published in the Gazete, declare that
the intended acquisition of such land is abandoned.

(2) When the acquisition of any land is
abandoned in accordance with the provisions of this
section, or is deemed to have been abandoned under
section 9 of this Ordinance, any compensation
payable by virtue of this Ordinance shall, in default
of agreement, be assessed as though it was
compensation payable under this Ordinance for the
acquisition of land.

(3) No compensation shall be payable in any
case for loss of bargain or for damages for breach
of contract.
APPOINTMENT AND POWERS OF BOARD UF
ASSESSMENT.
11. (1) All questions and claims relating to
the payment of compensation under this Ordinance
ind to the apportionment of such compensation
hall, save as is hereinafter provided, be submitted


Claim of per-
son interest-
ed to have
land acquired
or abandoned










Abandon-
ment of
acquisition.


Determnina-
of questions
by Board of
Assessment.







Land Acquisition.


to a Board of Assessment to be appointed in each
case in accordance with the provisions of section 12
of this Ordinance.
(2) A Board of Assessment shall have full
power to assess, award and apportion compensation
in such cases, in accordance with the provisions of
this Ordinance.
Appointment 12. (1) As soon as it becomes necessary to
or AB:,rd or do so the Governor shall cause a Board of Assess-
ment (hereinafter referred, to as "a Board" or
the Board ") to be appointed.
(2) A Board for the purposes of this Ordi-
nance shall in every case be constituted of-

(a) a Judge of the Supreme Court, who
shall be the (Chairman of the Board (herein-
after referred to as the Chairman ");
(A) a member to be appointed by the
Governor;

(i) a member to be nominated by the
owner of the land to he acquired:
Provided that where in any case the Governor
is satisfied that the owner of the land has refused
to exercise his -'iLhit t,-, nominate a member of the
Board, or has unreasonably delayed nuch nomina-
tion, or where the persons interested in the land
have failed to agree upon such nomination, the
Governor, by order in writing, may direct the
Chairman to proceed with the inquiry notwith-
standing that, there has been no such nomination
by the owner, and in every such case the Board
shall be deemed to ire ;lw fully constituted without
the presence of such imeuiber, and, if there is any
difference of o-pinion aL~ to the amount of cornpen-
sation that should be awarded, the decision of the
Chairman shall be deemed to be decision of the
Board.
Do inr'nts, 13. (1) Upon the appointment of a Board,
rt.. to he, ,r where proceedirr'gs are taken before a Magistrate
f,,rw.r-.hl.I tu I
hn Uioad fo! the determination of Iny question relating
to the payment of compensation, the authorised
officer shall forward to the Chairman, or to the


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No. 14 of 1958.







Land Ac/quisition.


Magistrate, as the case may be, those of the
following documents and particulars which relate to
the acquisition or the intended acquisition of the
land, as the case may be-

(a) a copy of any notification and decla-
ration which has been published in the
Gaettle;
(b) a copy of the notice of acquisition;
(.9) a copy of any notice issued or
received by him;
(d) ;t copy of all statements received by
him in compliance with any notice issued by
him;
(i) the names and addresses of the
persi-ns whom the authorized officer hn. reason
to believe are interested in the land; and
(f) a copy of the report required by this
section.
(2) The report to be sent to the Board shall
state the opinion of the authorised officer, and his
reasons for such opinion, upon each of the following
matter--
(a) what is :a fair and proper description
uf the Iand acquired, including particulars of
any building, trees o:r standing crops thereon;
(I') the approximate ac:ro-:,n ot tle land:

(c) the value of the Innd for the lpurposes
of compensation under this Ordinance;
(d) the amount of provisional compensa-
tion which should be paid for the land,
including any damage payable in respect of
entry into posseii ,n;
(e) the apportionment of the provisional
compensation among the persons interested in
the land, in respect of their interests.
(3) The authorized officer, in assessing the
amount of .air compensation for the purpose of a
report under this section, shall have regard to the
rules prescrilbed by this Ordinance which may and
maR n(,t be taken into consideraction in unsessing
compellnstion.


No. 14, of 1958.


9 ANTIGUA.







Land Acquisition.


Inquiry by 14. Where a Board has been appointed
Board. under this Ordinance, the Board shall hold an
inquiry at a place, date and time to be fixed by the
Chairman, of which not'less than fourteen clear
days notice shall be given to the parties concerned,
and every such inquiry shall be conducted in
public.

Procedure at 15. The procedure at an inquiry before a
inquiry. Board, the summoning and remuneration of
witnesses for attendance threat, and all questions
incidental to the inquiry shall be governed by
the provisions of the laws for the time being in
force relating to civil proceedings in the Supreme
Court:
Provided that in the case of any doubt arising
on any question of practice and procedure the same
may be settled by the Chairman.

Power of 16. The Board, or any person authorised by
entry for them, may at any time before, during or after an
purpose of
inquiry. inquiry under this Ordinance, enter upon and
inspect any land for any purpose connected with
such inquiry.

Award of 17. (1) At the conclusion of the inquiry
Board. the Board shall decide upon the claims for compen-
sation and apportionments submitted to them and
shall make an award under the hand of the Chair-
man who shall cause the same to be filed in the
Supreme Court.

(2) The decision of the majority of the mem-
bers of the Bo;ad with respect to the compensation
to be paid shall be deemed to be the decision of the
Board, and, if all rh: membner- of the Board differ,
the mean between the amount decided upon by the
Chairman and that one of the amounts decided upon
by the two other members of the Board which ap-
proximates most nearly to the amount decided upon
by the Chairman shall be deemed to be the compen-
sation awarded by the Board.

(3) An appeal shall lie against the decision of
the Board to the Court o( Appeal of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands.


No. 14 of i958.


ASTIGUA. 10








Land Acquisition.


DETERMINATION OF SMALL CLAIMS FOR
COMPENSATION.
18. (1) Anything in any law to thecontrary Procednre
notwithstanding, in any case in which the compensa- where claim
S. for compen-
tion claimed'does notexceed two hundred and forty station does
dollars and in any case in which the compensation notexceed
l certain
claimed does not exceed four hundred :nd eighty amounts.
dollars and, in the latter case, the parties agree in
.writing to the settlement of the claim by a Mugis-
trate, the amount of the compensation to be paid
in any such cases shall be determined by a Magie-
trate.
(2) It shall be lawful for any Magistrate, upon
the application of either party with respect to any
question of disputed compensation in either of the
cases mentioned in subsection (1) of this section, to
surnmmon the other party to appear before him at a
time and place to be named in such summons and
to hear and determine such question of disputed
compensation.
(3) For the purposes of any proceeding under
this section-
(a) the procedure to be followed threat,
the summoning and remuneration of witnesses
:aiid all questions incidental to such proceeding
shall be governed Iby any law for the time being
in force relating to the recovery of claims
under rwo hundred anid forty dollars before a
Judge of the Supreme Court and all the pro-
visions of any such law shall apply mutatis
mulandis to any such proceeding; and
(b) the provisions of sections 16, 19, 20,
21, 22 and 25 of this Ordinance shall apply
with such verbal alteration (not affecting the
substance) as may be necessary to make the
same applicable.
(4) An appeal shall lie against the determina-
tiolL by a Magistrate of any question of disputed
compens:Ltion under this section in like manners if
such determination was given in the exercise of the
summary jurisdiction of a Magistrate in a civil mat-
ter under the provisions of the Magistrate's Code of
Procedure Act, and for the purposes of such appeal Cap.61.



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Land A4cquisitiln.


the determination n of the lMaistrate under this
section shall be deemedn to he a decision of the
Magistrate within the meaning of section 172 of
the said Act.

PROVISIONS GOVERNING ASSESSMENT OF
COMPENSATION, &C.

Rules tor 19. Subject to the provisions of this Ordi-
aFsempaent nance, the following rules shall apply, to the
tion. assessment and award of compensation by a Board
for the compulsory acquisition of land-

(a) the value of the land shall, subject as
herein:tftpr provided, be taken to be the
:amLount which the land, if sold in the open
market by a willing seller, might have been
expected to have realised at a date twelve
months prior to the date of the second publi-
cation in the Ga:etle of the declaration under
section 3 of this Ordinance:

Provided that this rule shall not affect the
assessment of compensation for any damage--
sustained by the person interested by reason of
severance, or by reason of the acquisition
injuriously affecting his other property or his
earnings, or for disturbance, or any other mat-
ter not directly based on the value of the land;

(b) the special suitability or adaptability
of the laind for any purpose shall not be taken
into accounir. if that [IIurpobe i- ;i purpose to
l bieh the 1:tind told lie applied onlv in pur-
buince (of irnltrcii'Ir pr,'wers, or for which there
is no murkrtt apl.;rr f:oln the speci:il needs of a
a:rticul:" I purcliaser or the requirements of
an\ Gov\3erllment deparrnitit;

(r) where the value of the lind is
increased hv reason of the use thereof or ,f any
preinises thereon in i nii:riier which ciiili' he
restraitiiedi l'" ;bY \ '1 court, or is contrary to law,
or is d,'t.riiinental to the health of the inmiarn-
l tihe premises or to public health, the amount
,.f that iucreale shall not be taken iiio account;


ANTIGUA. 12


No. 14 of 1958.


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No.


(e) no allowance shall be made on account
of-

(i) the acquisition being compulsory
or the. degree of urgency or
necessity which has led to the
acquisition;

(ii) any disinclination of the person
interested to part with the land
acquired;

(iii) any damage sustained by the per-
son interested which, if caused by a
private person, would' not -render
such person liable to an action;

(iv) any damage, not being in the
nature of deprivation of or inter-
ference with an easement, servitude
-or legal right, which, after the time
of awarding compensation, is likely
to be caused by or in consequence
of the use to which the land
acquired will be put:

SProvided that nothing herein shall
prejudice any claim under this
Ordinance for damage subsequent-
ly sustained in consequence of the
use to which the land acquired- is
put;

(v) any increase to the value of the land
acquired likely to. accrue from the
use to which the land acquired will
be put;


14 of 1958. Land Acquisition. 13

(d)- where land.is, and but for the compul-
sory acquisition would continue to be, devoted.
to a purpose of such a nature that there is no
general demand or m;irket for lild for that
purpose, the compensation may, if the Board is
satisfied that reinstatement in some other place
is bona fide intended, be assessed on the basis
of the reasonable cost of equivalent reinstate-
ment;


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ANTIGUA. 14 b.lnd Acquisition.


(vi) any outlay or improvement of such
land which has been made, com-
menced or effected within twelve
months before the publication of
the declaration under section 3 of
this Ordinance, with the intention
of enhancing the compensation to
be awarded therefore in the event of
such land being acquired for public
purposes.
Special rule 20. As to severance, compensation may he
s~,,ane. assessed on the footing that any. specified works,
crossings, or access agreed to on behalf of the
Governor shall he erected, provided, and allowed,
and any such agreement shall be reduced into
writing and be signed by the Chairman and shall
be valid and effectual and binding on the parties.

Interest. 21. The Board, in awarding compensation,
may add thereto interest at the rate of four per
centum per annum, calculated from the date
upon which the authorised officer entered into
possession of the land acquired until the date of
the payment of the compensation awarded by the
Board.
Rules as to 22. (1) The authorized officer shall pay to
costa. the claimant the reasonable costs incurred by him
in or about the preparation and submission of his
claim, unless the Chairman considers that the
claimant has failed to put forward a proper claim
within a reasonable time after the service of the
notice under section 7 of this Ordinance or that
the claim put forward is grossly excessive or that
he has been a party to some deceit or fraud in
respect of his claim.
(2) Subject to the provisions of subsection
(1) of this section, where an unconditional offer
in writing of any amount as compensation has
been made to any claimant by on or behalf of the
authorised officer and the sum awarded as com-
pensatioi does not exceed the amount offered, the
Chairman shall, unless for special reasons he
thinks it proper not to do so, urdpr the claimant
to bear his own costs and to pay the costs of the


No. 14 of 195S.







Land Acquisition.


authorised officer so far as the costs of the autho-
rised officer were incurred after the offer was
made; and, where the claimant has failed to put
forward a proper claim in sufficient time to enable
the authorised officer to make a proper offer, the
foregoing provisions of this section shall apply as
if an unconditional offer had been made by or on
S behalf of the authorised officer at the time when,
in the opinion of the Board, a proper claim should
have been put forward and the claimant has been
awarded a sum not exceeding the amount of such
offer.

(3) Subject to the provisions of subsection
(1) of this section, where a claimant has made an
unconditional offer in writing to accept any
amount as compensation and has put forward a
proper claim in sufficient time to enable the
authorized officer to make a proper offer, and the
sum awarded is equal to or exceeds that amount,
the Chairman shall, unless for special-reasons he
thinks it proper not to do so, order the authorised
officer to bear his own costs and to pay the costs
of the claimant so far as the costs of the claim-
ant were incurred after the offer was made.


(4) Subject to the preceding provisions of
this section, the costs shall be in the discretion of
the Chairman who may direct to and by whom
and in what manner those costs or any part thereof
shall be paid, and he may in any case direct such
costs to be taxed by the Registrar of the Supreme
Court.

(5) The mode of enforcing any order as to
costs shall be in the manner prescribed by the
practice of the Supreme Court.

(6) Where the Chairman orders the claimant
to pay the costs or any part of the costs of the
authorised officer, the authorised officer may
deduct the amount so payable by the claimant
from the amount of any compensation which
may be payable to him.


No. 14 of 1958.


15 ANTIGUA.








ANTrGUA. 16 Land Acquisition. No. 14 of 1958,

M MISCELLANEOUS,
Absentee 23. (1) Where there is no person compe-
owners. a
,- tent to alienate land or to receive or to give a
sufficient discharge for any compensation
awarded or where any person interested in land,
by reason of his absence from the Colony and of
his not being represented therein by a duly
authorised attorney, does not submit a statement
to or appear before the authorised officer as re-
quired by section 7 of this Ordinance, and where
such person, after diligent inquiry,, cannot be
found, the authorized officer may pay the compen-
sation into the Supreme. Court to the credit of the
person entitled thereto.
(2) Any compensation paid into the
Supreme Court by virtue of this section may, on
the subsequent application of any' person claiming
to be entitled thereto, be paid out to such person
on the order of a Judge of the Court.
(3) All money paid into the Supreme Court.
under the provisions of this section which remain
unclaimed for twelve years aftei such payment
shall be transferred and.-paid into the general
revenue of the'Colony, and all claims thereto shall
be for ever barred.
Compensa- 24. A person interested in any land which,
tion to:per- without any portion thereof being compulsorily
interested acquired, has been injuriously affected by the
i djacnt erection or construction on land compulsorily
land.
acquired, of any works in respect of which the land
was acquired, shall be entitled to compensation in
respect of such injurious affection:
Provided that compensation shall not be pay-
able under this section in respect of any injurious
affection which, if caused by a private person, would
not render such person liable to an action.
Special 25. (1) If any land shall be comprised in a -
prito iioDB lease for a term of years unexpired and part only
as to leases.
of such land shall he acquired compulsorily, the
rent payable in respect of the land comprised in
such lease may, on thetpplication of the lessor or
the lessee to a Judge of the Supreme Court, be
apportioned between the land acquired and the
residue of the land.



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17 ANTIGUA.


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i.


(2) After such apportionment the lessee shall,
as'to all future accruing rent, be liable to pay only
so much of the rent.as shall be so apportioned in
respect of the residue of the land, and as to the
residue of the land, and as against the lessee, the
lessor shall have all the same rights and remedies
A for the recovery of'such portion of the rent as pre-
viously to such apportionment he had for the
recovery of the whole rent reserved by such lease,
and ll the covenants, conditions, and agreements of
such lease, except as to the amount of rent to be
paid, shall remain in force with regard to the residue
of the land in the same manner as they would have
'done in case the residue of the land only had been
included in the lease.
(3) Where it is shown that the compulsory
acquisition of a portion of land comprised in a lease
han rendered the'residue unsuitable for the purpose
for which the land was dlased or where in the cir-
cumstances the said Court considers it just so to do
the Court may rescind the lease altogether, and -in
such case the lessee shall only be liable to pay the
rent due at the date of the occurrence of the circum-
stances on which the rescission order is based.

(4) -Where us the result of such rescission of
lease, the lessor or lessee suffers any loss or injury
he shall be entitled to compensation as hereinbefore
provided in this Ordinance.


S 26
title of
entered
Ordinan
therein,
or enjol
shall, fo
to be th
proved.
27
services
nation o
(2)
reimbur
expense
of a Boi


. Where any question arises touching the
any person to any land which may be
upon or acquired for the purposes of this


Persons in
possersion
to be deemed
owners.


ice, or touching any estate or interest
the person having the ostensible possession
ment of the rents and profits oT such land
r the purposes of this Ordinance, be deemed
e owner of the same until the contrary is

. (1) Every assessor shall receive for his Fees and
such fee as the Governor; on the recommen- penes of
Board.
If the Chairman, may direct.
I The Governor may also authorise the
segment of the travelling and subsistence
s incurred by the Chairman and members -
ard appointed under this Ordinance.
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Land Acquisition.


No. 14 of 1958.


Convoyanc-
ing, etc. oosts
to be paid
by authorized
officer.








Payment uf
cumupenau-
tion etc.






Exemption
from stamp
duty and
N./




Limitation
of time for
making
claims.











Assaulting or
obstructing
officer.


28. All reasonable costs, charges, and ex-
penses incurred by the owners of the land or persons
interested therein for ll conveyances, assurances,
transfers and transmissions of any lands purchased
or acquired, and of any outstandingr terms of
interest therein, and of deducing, evidencing and
producing title to such lands, terms and interest,
and of making out such abstracts and attested
copies as the authorised officer may require, shall
be paid by the authorised officer.

29. All amounts which have been awarded
by way of compensation under this Ordinance,
including interests and costs to be paid by the
authorised officer, mld nil other costs, charges and
expenses which shall be incurred under the autho-
rity of this Ordinance, shall be paid out of the
Treasury on the warrant of the Governor.

80. Anything in any law to the contrary
notwithstanding, no instrument or document
relating to anything lawfully done under, or for
the purposes of this Ordinance, shall be chargeable
with any stamp duty, registration or recording fee.


31. Except with the approval of the Gov-
ernor in Council in any case in which he considers
that injustice may otherwise be done, no claim for
compensation which may be made under the provi-
sions of this Ordinance hall be admitted or
entertained unless the same shall be made within
twelve months after the date on which entry has
been made on the land under section 4 of this
Ordinance or, if a declaration has been made under
section 3 of this Ordinance, within a similar period
afrer the date of the second publication of such
declaration.

32. If any persou-

(a) assaults or obstructs or aids and abets
any person in assaulting or obstructing the
authorised officer or any of his agents, assist-
ants or workmen in the execution of his or
their duty under this Ordinance; or










(6) opposes or impedes the lawful occuipa-
tion or taking of possession of any land under
the provisions of this Ordinance,
he shall be liable, on summary conviction, to a fine
not exceeding two hundred and forty dollars or to
imprisonment with or without hard labour for a
term not exceeding three months.
33. The Acquisition of Land Act, the Repeal.
Acquisition of Land (Amendment) Act, 1939, the Cap.9.
Acquisition of Land (Amendment) Act, 1941, the ll8/19
Land Acquisition Act, 1944, the Land Acquisition 1:1; 4.
(Amendment) Act, 1953 and the amendments to s.R.&o.
the Land Acquisition Act, 1944 and to the Land 1956 No.22
Acquisition (Amendment) Act, 1953 effected by
the Adaptation of Laws Regulations, 1956 are
hereby repealed.
34. All rights, powers, acts and duties Validation.
exercised and undertaken in the Colony by the
Governor, the Governor in Council, the Legislative
Council, any Judicial Officer, any Government
Officer or any other person whatever in exercise of
the powers and authorities purported to have been
vested in them by the Acts referred to in section
33 of this Ordinance are hereby declared to have
been validly, properly and lawfully done and are
confirmed as from the time of the exercise of such
rights, powers, acts and duties, and, the said Gov-
ernor, the Governor in Council, the Legislative
Council, any Judicial Officer, any Government
Officer or any other person whatever as aforesaid
are hereby freed, acquitted, discharged and indem-
nified as well against the Queen's Most Gracious
Majesty Her Heirs and Successors as against all
and every person and persons whatever, from all
legal proceedings of any kind whatever, whether
civil or criminal in respect of or consequent on the
exercise of any such rights, powers, acts and duties
as aforesaid.
I. G. TunBOTT,
President.


No. 14 of 1958.


Land Acqmusition.


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No. 14 of 1958.


Passed the Legislative Council this 23rd day
of October, 1958.

V. M. BROWNE,
Acting Clerk of the Councl.











































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I ASSENT,
A. T. WILLIAMS,
Governor.
9th December,- 1958.


ANTIGUA.

No. 16 of 1958.


An Ordinance to make provision for the
of external trade and other matters
thereto and connected therewith.

[BY PROCLAMATION]


ENACTED by the Le,
of Antigua.

1. This Ordinance n
External Trade Ordinance,

2. In this Ordinance-

"export restricted
goods in r
Governor in
order either u
subsection (1
Ordinance pr
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gislature of the Colony


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1958.

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tion.
Goods" means any-
espect of which the :
Council has made an
under paragraph (a) of -.
) of section 5 of this
ohibiting their export
lonv without a licence .
graph (b) of subsection
aid. section 5 limiting' '
rom the Colony;. .

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goods includes all kinds of moveable
or personal property including
animals;
"import restricted goods means any
goods in respect of which the
Governor in Council has made an
order either under paragraph (a) of
subsection (1) of section 3 of this
Ordinance prohibiting their import
from any country or place without
a licence or under paragraph (b) ,of
subsection (1) of the said section 3
limiting their import;
"Supply Officer" means the person
appointed as Supply Officer of the
Colony by the Governor for the
purposes of this Ordinance.
Restriction 3. (1) The Governor in Council may from
on o.rtin time to time by order published in the G'a:ette and
imports.
in a newspaper circulating in the Colony-

(a) prohibit the import of any class of
goods from or originating in any country or
place without a licence granted under the
provisions of section 4 of this Ordinance:

(b) prohibit absolutely or limit the
importation of any goods if in his opinion
such action is in the interests of the Colony or
of.any other part of Her Majesty's dominions
and may for the same reason make by order
any such imports subject. to such conditions
as he may think fit.
(2) Every such order shall take effect as from
the date of its publication in the Gazette.
(3) Where in any case any import licence has
been granted in respect of any goods the subject of
any order limiting their importation made under
the provisions of paragraph (b) of subsection (1)
of this section suchlicence shall be deemed to be
cancelled from the date of the publication of the
order in the Ga:etle and the Supply Officer shall
only issue fresh licences whicl conform with'the
provisions of any such order.


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No. 16 of 1958.










4. (1) Subject to the provisions of sub-
sections (2) and (3) of this section the Supply
Officer may grant a licence for the import of any
import restricted goods.

(2) No licence shall be granted by the Supply
Officer for the import of any import restricted
goods if in hi, opinion the import of such goods
would, or would be likely to, prejudice any trade
agreement or arrangement in respect of external or
internal trade or currency entered into or approved
of by or on behalf of the Government.

(3) The Supply Officer shall make any licence
granted under the provisions Of subsection (2) of
this section subject to such conditions as lie shall
think necessary in order to ensure that the import
of the goods in respect ,f which the licence is to be
issued is in conformity with any agreement or
arrangement in respect of internal or external trade
or currency entered into or approved by or on
behalf of the Government. In imposing such
conditions the Supply Officer shall have regard not
only to the import of the goods in respect of which
the licence is required but shall take into considera-
tion the necessity, if any, for controlling the
import of goods generally or the import of any
particular type of goods and by such conditions
shall ensure the equitable distribution of import
licences.

(4) Notwithstanding the provisions of sec-
tion 3 of this Ordinance the following classes _of
. goods may be imported without a licence whether
they are import restricted goods or not-

(a) goods in transit or for transhipment;
(b) commercial travellers samples;

(c) articles of British origin which 'have
been imported into the Colony, subsequently
exported therefrom and thereafter returned to
the Colony;
(d) baggage and private effects;

(e) articles shown to he bona fide un-
solicited gifts and not for re-sale;


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(2) Every such order bhall take effect as from
the date of its publication in the Gazette.

(3) Where in any case any export licence has
been granted in respect of any goods the subject of
any order limiting their exportation made under
the provisions of paragraph (b) of subsection (1)
of this section such licence shall be deemed to be
cancelled from the date of the publication of the ..
order in the Gazette and the Supply Officer shall
only issue fresh licences which conform with the
provisions of any such order..

Licence to 6. (1) Subject to the provisions of sub-
export. section (2) of this section the Supply Officer may
grant a licence for the export of any export
restricted goods.

(2) No licence shall be granted by the Supply
Officer for the export of any .export restricted
goods if in his opinion the export of any such -
goods would or would be likely to prejudice any :,..
: trade agreement or arrangement in respect of
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( f') currency notes or coins;

(g) goods imported by the Government.

6. '(1) The Governor in Council may from
time to time by order published in the Gazette and
in a newspaper circulating in the Colony-

(a) prohibit the export to any country
or place of any class of goods without a licence
granted under the provisions of section 6 of
this Ordinance;

(b) prohibit absolutely or limit 'the
exportation from the Colony of any- goods to
any country if in his opinion such action is in
the interests of the Colony or of any part of
Her Majesty's dominions and may for the
same reason make by order any such exports
subject to such conditions as he may think fit.









7. (1) The Supply Officer may cancel'any anuellation
import or export licence if it appears to him ,flien"e
necessary in order not to prejudice any agreement
or arrangement relating to trade or currency
entered into or approved by or on behalf of the
Government subsequent to the granting of the.
licence.

(2) The Supply Officer may waive any condi-
tion in any import licence if in his opinion the term
Sof such condition are no longer necessary.


8. (1) All applications for licences under
this Ordinance shall be made in such manner as the
Supply Officer shall direct.


Applioati n
forms.


(2) All forms for use under the provisions of
this Ordinance shall be in such form as the Supply
Officer shall direct.

9. (1) An appeal shall lie to the Governor in Appeals.
Council against any decision made by the 'Supply
Officer refusing or cancelling any licence under this
Ordinance.
(2) Any such appeal shall be made within
sixty days of the decision being communicated to
the. party aggrieved.

10. (1) Any person who imports or exports offences and
any goods in contravention of any of the provisions Pen"aies.
of this Ordinance or the conditions of any licence
issued under the provisions of this Ordinance,shill
be guilty of an offence and shall-

(a) on summary conviction be liable to
imprisonment for a term not exceeding three
months or to ;: fine not exceeding five hundred
dollars;
S (b) on conviction on indictment be liable
to imprisonment for a term,not exceeding two -
years or to a fine not exceeding two thousand
five hundred dollars.

(2) A court convicting any person of any
offence under this'Ordinance may, in addition to any
other penalty it may impose, order the forfeiture of
all or any part of the goods in respect of which the

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offence was committed and shall in every case order
that the licence in whole or in part in respect of
which the offence was committed shall not be granted
or if it has already been granted shall be cancelled
and may direct the Supply Officer to issue no further
licence to such person iin respect of the same type of
goods for a period not exceeding twelve months.

Liability of 11. Where a person charged with an offence
o Tcra ot against any of the provisions of this Ordinance is a
bodies. body corporate every person who, at the time of the
commission of the offence, was n director or officer
of the body corporate may be charged jointly in the
same proceedings with such body corporate, and
where the body corporate is convicted of the oftence,
every such director or officer shall be deemed to be
guilty of that offence unless he proves that the
offence was committed without his knowledge or
that he exercised all due diligence to prevent the
commission of the offence.

Appearance 12. (1) Where a corporation is charged with
and plea hy an offence against this Ordinance such corporation
may appear and plead to the charge or indictment,
by its representative, by entering a plea in writing;
and, if either the corporation does not appear by
representative, or though it does so appear, fails to
enter any plea, the court shall cause a plea of not
guilty to be recorded and the trial shall proceed
accordingly.

(2.) Where a corporation is charged, whether
alone or jointly with some other person, with an
indictable offence uiinishible under this Ordinance,
the Magistiate may, if he is of opinion that the
evidence offered on the part of the prosecution is
sufficient to put the accused corporation upon trial,
commit the corporation for trial.

(3) Any indictment filed against a corporation
or other document addressed to a corporation may
he served upon the corporation by leaving it at, or.
sending it by post to, the registered office of the
corporation or, if there be no such office in the
Colony, by leaving it at, or sending it by post to,
the corporation at any place in the Colony at which
it trades or cundtcts business.


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External Trade


SANTIGTA.


(4) In this section the expression representa-
tive in relation to a corporation means a person
duly appointed by the corporation to represent it
for the purpose of doing any act or thing which the
representative of a corporation is by this section
authorized to do, but a person so appointed shall
not, by virtue only of being so appointed, be quali-
fied to act on behalf of the corporation before any
court for any other purpose.

(5). A representative for the purposes of this
section need not be appointed urder the seal of the
corporation, and a statement in writing purporting
to be signed by a managing director of the corpora-
tion, or by any person (by whatever name called)
having or being one of the persons having, the
maunlgetmnt of the affairs of the corporation, to the
effect that the person named in the statement has
been appointed as the representative of the corpo-
ration for the purposes of this section shall he
admissible without further proof as priima facie
evidence that that person has been so appointed.

13. Every person shall he liable for the acts Liability of
or omissions of any partner, agent or servant in so employer.
far as they relate to the business of such person,
and if.such partner, agent or servant commits any
act or suffers any omission which is an offence
against any of the provisions of this Ordinance, or
which would be an offence if made or committed by
such person, such person and his partner, agent or
servant shall be jointly and severally liable to the
penalties provided by this Ordinance, unless he
proves that the offence was committed without his
knowledge or that he exercised all due diligence to
prevent the commission of the offence.

14. Upon the expiry or revocation after the Transitional
coming into operation of this Ordinance of the Regu- provisio.s as
"to exiting
nations set forth in the Schedule to this Ordinance regulations
all orders, licences, permits or other instruments and'instr-u
made, issued or granted under or by virtue of the menU.
provisions of any of the said Regulations shall, if in Schedule.
operation immediately before the expiry or revoca-
tion of the said Regulntions, be deemed to hare
been made, issued or granted under or by virtue of
the provisions of this Ordinance relating to the


No. 16 of 1958.









making of orders or the granting of licences, as the
case may be, and may accordingly be amended,
cancelled or revoked under or by virtue of the said
provisions of this Ordinance but shall continue. in
force until their expiry, or until they have been
revoked or cancelled under or by virtue of the said
provisions.

Commenoe- 15. This Ordinance shall come into operation
meant. on a date to be appointed by the Governor by proc-
Jamation published in the Gazette.


I. G. TURBOTT,
President.

Passed the Legislative Council this 8th day of
December, 1958.


V. M. BROWNE,
Acting Clerk of the Council.


SCHEDULE.
The Defence (Import and Export Restriction)
Regulations, 1943 as amended by the Defence
(Import and Export Restriction) (Amendment)
Regulations, 1948.














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No, 17 of 195









[L.S.]


An Ordinance to regulate the
of goods and other mat
and connected therewith

[BY PROCLA


ENACTED by the Leg
of Antigun.

1. This Ordinance ma.
tribution and Price of Goods


2. In this Ordinance-
"authorised officer
appointed. 'by
authorized of
officer of or
sergeant;

consumer mean
chases .or offe
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islature of the Colony
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Ordinance, 195S.

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the Governor to be an
icer and any police
above the rank of -


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Fixation of
muziuium
price of
goods.






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2 Distribution and Price of Goods No. 17 of 1958.'

"goods includes all kinds of moveable
or personal property including
animals;
'maximum price" means the maximum
price for goods fixed by the Gover-
nor in Council in accordance with the
provisions of section 3 of this Ordi-
nance;
price includes any valuable considera-
tion of any kind whatsoever whether
direct or indirect;
"retail with its grammatical variations
and cognate expressions, when used
in relation to a sale, means a sale by
a trader to a consumer;
sell with its grammatical variations
and cognate expressions includes an
agreement to sell, an offer to sell,
the exposure of goods for.sale, the
publication of a price list, the fur-
nishing of a quotation, or any act or
notification whatsoever whereby
willingness to enter into any tran-
saction or sale is expressed;

Supply Officer means the person ap-
pointed as Supply Officer of the
Colunv by the Governor for the
purposes of this Ordinance;
trader means any person who carries
on the business of selling goods and
includes any person carrying on
business in the course of which he
supplies goods for the purpose of or
in pursiance of,.a contract made by
him for work, labour and materials
and a commission agent.

8. (1) The Governor in Council so far as
appears to him to be necessary for the purpose of
so maintaining, controlling or regulating supplies
as to secure a sufficiency of thoe essential to the
well-being of the community, their equitable distri-
bution and their availability at fair prices may from'
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Distribution and Price of Goods 3 ANTIGUA.


time to time by order published in the Gazette fix
and declare the maximum prices for which any
goods may be sold by retail or wholesale either
throughout the Colony or in any 'specified part
thereof.

(2) An order made under the provisions of
subsection (1) of this section may direct that the
maximum price of any goods shall not exceed a
specified sum or may direct the manner in which
the maximum price shall be ascertained and may-

(a) fix different maximum prices for the
same class of goods having regard to the
term, upon which and the circumstances
in which the goods are manufactured, imported
or sold; and

(b) fix alternative methods by which
the maximum price may be ascertained for
the same or different classes of goods.

(3) Any order made under this section may
contain such incidental and supplementary provi-
sions as are necessary for the purposes of the order.

4. Where the quantity of goods sold or
offered for sale is greater or less than the quantity
specified in the order made under section 3 of this
Ordinance, such goods shall, subject to any express
provision to the contrary' in the order, be sold or
Offered for sale at a proportionately increased or
. decreased price as the case may be.

5. (1) No person shall in respect of any
"i- goods the maximum price of which has been
fixed under the provisions of section 3 of this
Ordinance-


No. 17 of 1958.


Proportionate
prices.








Sale at more
than maxi-
mum price or
upon condi-
tions, etc.


(a) sell or buy or agree to buy any such
goods at a price greater than the maximum
price; or

(b) impose, whether at the time of deliv-
ery of any such goods or at any subsequent
time prior to payment therefore, any condition
relating to the sale of such goods or to pay-
ment therefore other than a condition requiring
immediate payment for such goods; or


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efnsR to 7. (1) Any person carrying on a business in
sell. the course of which goods of any description.in-- ..
respect of which an order has been made under
"-" "'' section 3 of this Ordinance are normally sold and
having in his possession a stock of goods of such "
S.- description who- -

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S' in his possession; or

S(b) without reasonable cause refuses to -
sell such goods in reasonable quantities upon -
Stender of immediate payment of the maximum'"~
.. .:. price fixed therefore, .

shall be guilty of an offence against this Ordinance-
and shall on summary conviction bp liable.to
imprisonment for a rerrn not exceeding three months-
or to a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars. :

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(2) Any person who contravenes any of the.
provisions,of subsection (1) of this section shall be
-guilty of an offence against this Ordinance, abd
shall-
(a) on saumnmay conviction be liable to'.
imprisonment for a term not exceeding three
inonths or to a fine not exceeding five hun.
dred dollars; or -

(b) on conviction on indictment be liable
to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two'
years or to a tine not exceeding .two thousand'
Five hundred dollars;

ionof 6. (1) The Supply Officer may, by notice -
published in the Gazette and in a newspaper circu-
lating in the Colony, with -regard to any goods the
maximum price of which has been fixed, require .
that any trader offering such goods for sale by
retail shall cause the amne to be marked with the
selling, price thereof in a conspicuous and legible
Manner.

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such notice shall be guilty of an offence.against this


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Di-siitrdtliii and Price of Goods 5 ANTIGcIA.


(2) Nothing in this section shall he deemed to
make it obligatory for any person to sell any goods
which he has in stock for the purpose o-f advertise-
ment or as a sample.
8. (1) Every trader who sells whether by Deliiryof
wholesale or retail goods the maximum price of ino"'ce.
which has been fixed shall on request tende.r at tlhe
time of sale t' every puimrmhner of mu'ih goods fr,)nl
him ain invoice showing the date of s-le, a dlescrip-
tion of the goods suflfiient to identify the same, the
quantity of utchi goods and the price charged
therefore.
(2) An\ lierson who contravtEies or fails to
coriply wili th~ pr]::isions iUl subsection (1) of this
section shall I,- guilty of an offence against this
Ordinance.
9. (1) An iauthorised officer nimv- Furnishing
of uforma-
(a) require any trader to supply him tio.'
either orillv or in writing with any information
in his possession relating to goods;
(b) at any reasonable time require any
trader lt,, produce for his in-pection any docu-
ment or 0accoun)t wh.litsoever relating wholly or
in part to the business carried on by such trader
in relati-,n to thr sale of goods;
I,) require any tiader to f irnish him with
copies of any such document a-r is referred to in
paragraph (b) hereof;
(d) enter during business hours upon any
place or premises in the occupation of any trader
for the purpose of asccrtaiiriiig whether the
provisions of this. Ordinance are being complied
with and to -.:arch for nd inspect nnVy document
of the kind referred to in paragraph (b) hereof
and make copies or abstracts of such documents
and take such steps as may be reasonably
necessary in the premises;
(e) take possession of any document which
appenrs th himn to colnstitute ,rnma ficie
cvidlence of a breach oft in y order or notice
under the provisions of this Ordinance,


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ANTIGUA. 6 Distribution and Price of Goods Nn. 17 of 1959.

(2) Any person who-
(a) obsrructs an aRltitrir.d'l officer in the
exercise uf his powers under subsection (1) uf
this section;
(b) wilfully fails to give any information
or to produce any document lawfully required
of him under the provisions of subsection (1)
of this section: or
(c) knowingly gives to anr authorized offi-
cer any false information relating to goods,
shall be guilty of an offence against this Ordinance.
Rdcortl to be 10. (1) Every trader dealing in goods the
etrer. maximum price of which hbs been fixl shall keep
reasonable records of all purchases of tiuch goods.
(2) The Supply Officer may by notice in
writing require any trader to keep any records or
accounts as are specified in such notice.
(3) Any trader who contravenes or fail- to
comply with the provisions of this section or of
any notice thereunder shall be guilty of anI offence
and shall be liable on summary conviction to a
fine not exceeding five hundred dollars.
Puwa to 11. (1) Where it appears to the Governor
'req"uisti" in Council necessary for the purpose of ensuring
a sufficient supply of foodstuffs or essential corn-
modities for use or coilinsuption in the Colony or
for their equitable distribution therein, he may
empower the Supply Officer by written notice to
any person ror ie'r'-jii ill pos-.,e-.in. or havingL
control, uf Bucl gnol- IO ret utisiti.n) or cause to
be requisitioned any such goods, and to provide
for the distribution ~ind lI of anyv .uch goods.
(2) Any per.,on to ~hoim any nuti e 'f re-
quisition is given undirr the provisions of subsec-
tion (1) of this section thill hold to the order of
the Supply Officer the goods specified therein in
accordance with the term of such notice.
(3') pon rlj isi i lining) :111.i -iods under the
provisinii of subsection (L1) of this -ectiin the
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No. 17 of 1958. Distribution and Price of Goods 7 ANTIGUA.

person in possession or having control of such
goods a sum equal to the price which such person
might reasonably have been expected to obtain
upon a sale of such goods, regard being had to
the condition of the goods at the time.

(4) If the person in possession or control of
any goods requisitioned under the provisions of
subsection (1) of this section fails without reason-
able cause to deliver such goods in accordance
with the terms of the notice of requisition any
authorized officer specifically authorised in that
behalf in writing by the Supply Officer may enter
the premises whereon such goods are kept and
seize them.

(5) Any person who contravenes or fails to
cornply with any of the provisions of this section
or of any notice thereunder shall be guilty of an
offence against this Ordinance and shall on sum-
mary conviction be liable to imprisonment for a
term not exceeding three months or to a fine not
exceeding five hundred dollars.


12. Where it appears to the Governor in
Council necessary for the purpose of ensuring an
equitable distribution of any foodstuffs or essential
Commodities in the Colony or nny part thereof, he
may, by order, authorise the Supply Officer to
provide for the exclusive-or limited right of distri-
bution and sale of such foodstuffs or commodities
through any trader or traders approved by the
Supply Officer.

13. Where a person charged with an offence
under the provisions of this Ordinance is a body
corporate every person who, at the time of the com-
mission of the offence, was a: director or officer of
the body corporate may be charged jointly in the
same proceedings with such body corporate, and
where such body corporate is convicted of the
offence every such director or officer shall be
deemed to be guilty of that offence unless he
proves that the offence was committed without his
knowledge or that he exercised all due diligence
to prevent the commission of the offence.



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~ ot appear by representative, or though it does so
appealt, fails to enter.any.plea, the court shall ...
S.cause a plea of not guilty to be recorded and the.
'- :." trial shall proceed. accordingly.
(2)' Where a corporation is:charged, whether -1
: "alone or jointly with some other person, with an' ...
Sindictable offence punishable: under this.Ordinance,
the magistrate may, if he is of opinion that the'
evidence offered on the part of the -prosecution is
sufficient .to put' the accused- corporatioir upon
I' trial,'commit the corporation foi trial.

.in (3) Any indictment filed against a corpora-
tion or other document addressed to a corporation -
may be served upon the corporation .by leaving it
at, or sending it by post to,' the registered office of
the corporation or, if there 'be no such office -in:the
S Colony, by leaving it at, oi sending it by post -to,
Sthe corporation at any .place in the Colony .at
which it trades or conducts business. .
(4) In this 'section the expression repre-
s sentatiye" in relation to a corporation means a
S person duly appointed by the corporation to repre-
S-r sent it for the purpose of doing any act or' thing
which the representative of a corporation is by .-
"this -section authorized .to do, but a person so.-
-: -appointed shall .not, by virtue only of being so
appointed, be qualified to act .on behalf of .the :i
corporation before any court for any other putr-
.. "pose .
S. (5) A representative for the purposes .of this;.
section -need -not be appointed under the seal of '
the corporation,- and a statement in writing pur- .
-porting to..be signed by a managing director of the
corporation, r by any person (by whatever nanm' -
-. called) having, or keing orie of the persons.having,,
the management, of the affairs of the. corporation, ; -.
to the effect that the person.,named hi the; state--.
ment bas-been appointed-.as .the repreEentntivie of::
-the corporation for the purposes of this sectip. ..'

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shall be admissible without further proof as
prima fit'ci ex idence that that person has been so
appointed.

15. Every person shall be liable for the acts Liability of
and omissionil of any partner, agent, or servant in employers
so far as they relate to the business of such person
and if such partner, agent, or servant performs any
act or suilters any omission which contravenes or
fails to comply with the provisions of this Ordi-
nance such person and his partner, agent, or
servant miny be charged jointly in the samein pro-
ceedings and shall be liable jointly and severally to
the penalties imposed by this Ordinance, unless he
proves that the offence was committed without his
knowledge or that he exercised all due diligence to
prevent the commission of the offence.

16. Where any person is convicted of sell- Componsa-
ing goods at a price it, excels of the maximum ti prchrof
price and- good at
prioe in ecoss
of maximnm
price.
(a) the court considers that the purchaser
of the goods did not know and could not rea-
s onrbly he expected to know that the price
paid by him for such gouds was in excess of
the maximum price; or
(b) the purchaser of the goods reported
the sale to the Supply Officer or to a police
officer of or above the rank of Inspector with-
in forty-eight hours of such sale,
the court may, in addition to any other penalty
which it ain impose, nrdpr the person convicted to
pay to such purchaser rhe difference between the
maximum pI ice and thet price at which the goods
were sold together with such sum, if any, as the
court may think fit to :Lward by way of compnensa-
tion for any expenses incurred by such purchaser.
17. Any person guilty of an offence against Penalty.
this Ordinance for which no penalty is expressly
provided shall on summnary conviction be liable to a
fine not exceeding five hundred dollars or to impris-
orynent for a term not exceeding three months.


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Transitional 18. Upon the expire or revocation after the
provieionsaa coming into operation of this Ordinance of the rpg-
to exiqtinr"
reulaltions iilation.- set forth iIn the- Schedule to this j lrdinllnce
and iustru- all orders, licences. permits or other instruments
ments. made, issued or granted under or by virtue of the
Schedule. provisions i f :ain of rhe said regulation. h-l:ll, if in
operation iiinii'li;iti'.i before the expire or revocn-
tioni of the said reguiltion-, I,(-e ieemtrd to ihave been
made, issued or gr.lrnted under or hv virtue of the
provisions of this Ordinance relating to the making
of orders or the grarrtin.r of licences, as the case
nimiv be, and ii:iv :ic.n.ir lingly he amncidlet.d, cancelled
or rr-vok-d uidti-r ',r 1 virtue of the said pro, i-
sions of this 4(rdiintife, buIL sldall c.niLiiitie iii force
until their expire, or 1nilli tlitey ha'e It'cfc revokeld
or cancelled ull e r ,r b virtue of tlhe -aidl pri:\i-
sionis.
Commerco 19. This O rdinance shall coime into
ment. operation on i late to Ih appint,-d li, thr- (Invernor
by proclamationl pul1.,lilhed in the ua t.-.it.


I. G. TuRBIoTT,
Pres ident.

P'nased the Legislitive Coiincil thlii Stlh day of
December. 19,l .


V. M. BROWNE,
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ANTIGUA.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1958, No. 33.

REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE COLONIAL FIRE BRIGADES LONG
SERVICE MEDA.L.

1. SHORT TITLE. These Regulations may he cited as
the Colonial Fire Brigades Long Service Medal Regulations,
1958.
2. SERVICE REQUIRED. (1) The Colonial Fire Brigades
Long Service Medal will be granted as a reward for long
service aid good conduct to subordinate officers and men of
properly organised Fire Brigades of Antigua, who on or after
the 21st day of March, 1956, shall have completed eighteen
years' continuous service as hereinafter defined.
(2) A Clasp will also be granted to a recipient of the
Medal un his completing twenty-five years' qualifying service,
and a, further Clasp on completing thirty years' qualifying
service. For each Clasp so awarded a small silver rose may be
added to the ribbon when worn alone.
3. CONTINUITY OF SERVICE. Qualifying service in
properly organized Fire Brigades of other Territories under
Her Majesty's. protection or administration may be allowed to
reckon towards the required period of qualifying service, if the
total period of such service amounts to not less than eighteen
years: provided however, that where service has been rendered
in more th;n -one such territory as aforesaid an interval not
exceeding twelve months between any two periods of service
shall not be regarded as breaking the continuity of such ser-
vice; provided also that a break in service not exceeding six
calendar months in any one such territory shall not be regarded
as breaking the continuity of such service.
4. EXEMPLARY CHARACTER. (1) For the purposes of
these Regulations service shall be reckoned as qualifying ser-
vice only if it is certified that the character and conduct of the
person recommended for the grant of the Medal or Clasp has
been exemplary.
(2) Such person shall be deemed to be in possession of an
exemplary character if-
(a) he has not been convicted of an offence involving
moral turpitude;
(b) he has not been guilty frequently of minor disci-
plinary offences;


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(c) he has not been guilty of any serious disciplinary
offences during the last six years of his service; and
(d) he has, in the opinion of the recommending
authority, set a high example by his conduct.
5. RECOMMENDING AUTHolIlTY. Recommendations for
the award of the Medal or Clasp shall be submitted by the
Officer in Command of the Fire Brigades to the Governor.
The Medal will be awarded on the authority of the Governor
and a notification of such award shall he published in the
Gazette.
6. FORFEITURE AND RESTORATION. (1) A recipient of
the Medal or Clasp who is convicted of a criminal offence or is
dismissed or removed from the Fire Service for misconduct
shall forfeit the Medal or Clasp unless the Governor shall
otherwise direct.
(2) A Medal ur Clasp so forfeited niiiy be restored to the
recipient by the Governor at his discretion.
(3) A notice of forfeiture or restoration shall in every
case be published in the Gc:elue.
7. REPLACEMENT OF MEDAL on CL('AS IN EVENT OF
Loss. (1) When a Medal or Clasp is lost through careless-
ness or neglect, the loser may he recommended by the recom-
mending authority to be provided with a new Medal or Clasp
at his own expen-e. If the loss is accidental, the loser may he
recommended to be supplied with a new Medal or Clasp, either
at his own or at the public expense, according to the circum-
stances of the case.
(2) An application for a new Medal or Clasp to replace
one which has been lost must be accompanied by U declaration
as to be the circumstances under which the original medal was
lost. A replacement will not be issued until a period of six
months has elapsed since the date upon which the loss occurred.
8.. REPEAL. The Police (Long Service Medal) Rules,
1936, made by the Governor on the 18th day of August, 1936,
so far as they apply to Fire Brig:ades, are hereby revoked.
Made by the Governor under the Authority of the Royal
Warrant dated 21st March, 1956, this 8th day of November
1958.
A. T. WILLIAMS,
GO vernor.
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ANTIGUA.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.

1958, No. 34.


REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE COLONIAL POLICE LONG
SERVICE MEDAL.


1. SHORT TITLE. These Regulations may be cited as
.he Colonial Police Long Service Medal Regulations, 1958.
2. SERVICE REQUIRE',. (1) The Colonial Police Long
Service Medal will be granted as a reward for long service
and good con.luct to constables and subordinate officers
below the rank of Assistant Superintendent or a comparable
rank of the Police Force of Antigua, who on or after the
21st day of March, 1956, shall have completed eighteen
years' continuous service as hereinafter defined.
(2) A Clasp will also be gianted to a recipient of the
Medal on his completing twenty-tive years' qualifying ser-
vice, and a further Clasp on completing thirty years' quali-
fying service. For each Clasp so awarded a small silver
rose may be added to the ribbon when worn alone.
3. CONTINUITY nF SERVICE. (1) Qualifying service in
the Civil Police Forces of other Colonies or Territories
under Her Majesty's protection or administration may be
allowed to reckon towards the required period of qualifying
service, if the total period of such service amounts to not
less than eighteen years: provided however, that where
service has been rendered in more than one such territory as
aforesaid an interval not exceeding twelve months between
any two periods of service shall not be regarded as breaking
the continuity of such service; provided also that a break
in service not exceeding six calendar months in any one
such territory shall not be regarded as breaking the contin-
uity of such service.
(2) Service iq Military Police Forces shall not be
regarded as qualifying service.








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4. EXEMPIAIY f'rAh.'f-IFri (1i For the purpose of
these Regulations service shall be Icel.,irId as qualify ing
service only ift its certified that the character and conduct
of the person recolellclLdedil for the grant. of the Medal or
Clasp has been exemplary.
(2) Such person shall he deemed to be in possession of
an exemplary character if-
(a) he has not been convicted of an offence involv-
ing moral turpitude;
(b) he has not been guilty frequently of minor
disciplinary offences;
(,.) he has not been iruilty of any serious disci-
plinary offences during the last six years of his service;
and
(d) lie has, in the opinion of the recommending
authority set a high example by his conduct.
5. RICOMMENDLIO AuTHIORIrY. Recommendations for
the award of the Medal or Clasp shall he submitted by the
Officer in Command of the l'olice Force to the governorr .
The Medal will lie awarded on thli Authority of the Gov-
ernor and a notification of such award shall be published in
the Ca-:ete.

6. FORFEITURE AND RESTORATION. (1) A recipient of
the Medal or Clasp who is convicted of a criminal offence
or is dismissed or removed from the Police Service for mis-
conduct shall forfeit the Medal or Clasp unless the Gov-
ernor shall otherwise direct.
(2) A Medal or Clasp so forfeited may be restored to
the recipient by the Governor at his discretion.
(3) A notice of forfeiture or restoration shall in every
case be published in the ,,a:ete.
7. IEI'LACEMENT OF IMI.DAL Oi CL.\SP IN EVENT OF
Loss. (1) When a Medal or Clasp is lost through careless-
ness or neglect, the loser may be recommended by the re-
commending authority to leo provided with a new Medal or
Clasp at his o mn x\pens.e 11' the loss is accidental, the
loser may be reconimend il t, be supplied with a new Medal
or Clasp, either at Iis o,\ n Ir at tihe public espeiie. accord-
ing to the circumstances of the case.










(2) An application for a new Medal or Clasp to replace
one1 which has been lost must be accompanied by a declara-
tion as to the circumstances under which the original medal
was lost. A replacement will not be issued until a period
of six months has elapsed since the date upon which the
loss occurred.
8. R iP:AL. ''he Police (Long Service Medal) Rules,
1936, made by the Governor on the 18th day of August,
1936, are hereby revoked.
Made by the Governor under the authority of the
Royal Warrant dated 21st March, 1956, this 8th day of
November, 1958.

A. T. WILLIAMS,
Governor.




























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