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Publication Date: November 6, 1959
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Table of Contents
    Main
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    The Census and Statistics Bill
        A-1
        A-2
        A-3
        A-4
        A-5
        A-6
        A-7
        A-8
        A-9
        A-10
        A-11
        A-12
    The Income Tax (Federal Emolument) (Amendment) Bill
        B-1
        B-2
        B-3
        B-4
    The Pensions (Amendment) Bill
        C-1
        C-2
        C-3
        C-4
    The Supplementary Appropriation (1958 No. 2) (Amendment) Bill
        D-1
        D-2
    The Interpretation Regulations (Amendment) Bill
        E-1
        E-2
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The West Indies Gazette


VOL. 2 FRIDAY, 6TH NOVEMBER, 1959 No. 53


TABLE OF CONTENTS
GAZETTE NOTICE
No. SUBJECT MATTER PAGE
115 Publication of Bills ... ... ... 109


115
PUBLICATION OF BILLS
NOTICE is hereby given that the following Bills are published in this Gazette for public information :
The Census and Statistics Bill.
The Income Tax (Federal Emoluments) (Amendment) Bill.
The Pensions (Amendment) Bill.
The Supplementary Appropriation (1958 No. 2) (Amendment) Bill.
The Interpretation Regulations (Amendment) Bill.


GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, TRINIDAD, W.I.-1959







The Census and Statistics Bill

THE WEST INDIES


THE CENSUS AND STATISTICS BILL


OBJECTS AND REASONS

The object of this Bill is to provide for the taking
of censuses of The West Indies and for the collection of
statistics and the publication of statistical information
relating to the West Indies.

2. It is expected that the provisions contained in the
Bill will facilitate the building up, in co-operation with the
statistical departments of the Unit Governments of a body
of Federal statistics having inter-territorial comparability.
It is also expected that this legislation will provide a means
whereby general statistics and statistics in relation to
particular matters can be collected not only by the Federal
Government but also by the Unit Governments in those
Territories the laws of which do not provide authority for
the collection of statistics.








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THE WEST INDIES


THE CENSUS AND STATISTICS BILL

ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES

Clause
PRELIMINARY
1. Short title.
2. Application.
3. Interpretation.


ADMINISTRATION
4. The Federal Statistical Office and its duties.
5. Duties of the Statistician.
6. Employment of officers, etc.
7. Oath of Secrecy.
8. Arrangements with Territorial Governments for
Act.
9. Appointment of authorised officers.


carrying out this


CENSUS AND STATISTICS
10. Census.
11. Statistics.
12. Use of sampling methods.
13. Publication of statistics.
MISCELLANEOUS
14. Power to obtain particulars, access to records, etc.
15. Powers of entry.
16. Restrictions on disclosure of information.

OFFENCES
17. Offences.
REGULAR TIONS
18. Regulations.
SCHEDULE:





A Bill intituled

An Act to provide for the taking of censuses, the
collection of statistics and the publication of statistical
information, and for matters incidental to the foregoing.








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Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent
Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate
and the House of Representatives of The West Indies, and by
the authority of the same, as follows:-

PRELIMINARY
1. This Act may be cited as the Census and Statistics Shoert
Act, 1959.

2. (1) This Act shall apply to the Cayman Islands and to tiaon
the Turks and Caicos Islands.

(2) This Act shall, in so far as it relates to the Cayman
Islands and to the Turks and Caicos Islands, come into
operation on such day as the Governor-General may appoint
by proclamation in the Gazette.

3. In this Act, unless the context otherwise Interpreta-
requires,- tion.
authorisedd officer" means the Statistician and
any person appointed as an authorised officer
under the provisions of section 9 of this Act;

"Minister" means the Minister to whom the
Governor-General has for the time being
assigned responsibility for the administration
of this Act or, if there is no such Minister,
such person as the Governor-General may by
order specify to be so responsible;

"Statistician" means the Federal Statistician.

ADMINISTRATION
4. There shall be an office under the Minister, to be The
known as the the Federal Statistical Office (hereinafter ederal
referred to as "the Office"), the duties of which shall be,al office
subject to the provisions of this Act- and its
duties.
(a) to collect, compile, analyse, abstract and
publish statistical information relative to the
commercial, industrial, financial, social,
economic and general activities and condition
of the inhabitants of the Federation;








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(b) to collaborate with the departments of the
Federal Government and with the depart-
ments of the Governments of the Territories
in the collection, compilation and publication
of statistical records of administration;

(c) to take any census of the Federation as pro-
vided in this Act;

(d) generally to organise a scheme of co-ordinated
social and economic statistics pertaining to
the Federation.

Duties 5. The Statistician shall-
of the
Statis-
tician. (a) advise on all matters pertaining to statistical
policy and confer with the departments of the
Federal Government and with the depart-
ments of the Governments of the Territories
to that end;
(b) organise and maintain a scheme of co-opera-
tion in the collection, classification and
publication of statistics as between the
several departments of the Federal and
Territorial Governments;
(c) supervise generally the administration of this
Act and have immediate control of the opera-
tion and staff of the Office;
(d) report annually to the Minister with regard
to the work of the Office during the preceding
year.
(e) execute such other duties as may be
prescribed.

Employ- 6. There shall be employed such officers, clerks and
mern of employees as may be necessary for the proper conduct of the
etc. business of the Office.

Oath of 7. (1) Every person employed in the execution of any
secrecy. duty under this Act shall, before entering upon his duties,
take and subscribe the oath set out in the Schedule to this
Act,








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(2) The oath shall be taken before such person and
returned and recorded in such manner as may be prescribed.
8. The Governor-General may enter into an arrange- Arrange-
ment with the Governor of a Territory providing for any wit
matter necessary or expedient for the purpose of carrying Territorial
out or giving effect to the provisions of this Act, and in Govern
particular for all or any of the following matters- carrying
out this
(a) the execution by any person employed by theAct.
Crown in the Government of that Territory
of any power conferred or duty imposed upon
an authorised officer by this Act;
(b) the collection by any department of the
Government of that Territory of any informa-
tion required for the purpose of carrying out
the provisions of this Act;

(c) the supplying of statistical information to the
Statistician by any department of the
Government of that Territory or any person
employed by the Crown in the Government
of that Territory.

9. (1) The Statistician may, in writing, appoint anyAppoint-
person as an authorised officer for the purposes of this Act,ment ored
and may in like manner delegate such power of appointment oicers.
to any person.
(2) Any delegation made under subsection (1) of this
section may be revoked at any time by the Statistician and
no such delegation shall affect the exercise by the Statistician
of the power to appoint an authorised officer.

(3) Any person employed by the Crown in the Govern-
ment of a Territory who is executing any power conferred or
duty imposed upon an authorised officer by this Act in pur-
suance of any arrangements entered into under the provisions
of section 8 of this Act shall, while executing such power or
duty, be deemed to be an authorised officer.
CENSUS AND STATISTICS
10. (1) A census shall be taken on such day in any yearCensus.
as the Minister may fix by notice in the Gazette.







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(2) The census shall be taken-

(a) of the number of persons or of any class of
persons within the Federation or any part
thereof; and

(b) of such other particulars whatsoever;
as shall be prescribed.

Statis- 11. (1) The Office may, with the approval of the Minister,
tics. and shall, whenever the Minister so directs, collect statistics
for the Federation or any part thereof with respect to such
matter as may be prescribed.

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (1)
of this section the Office shall not collect any such statistics
until regulations have been made specifying the particulars
and information to be furnished in relation to the matter
with respect to which statistics are to be collected.

(3) The provisions of subsections (1) and (2) of this
section shall not apply to the collection by the Office, with
the consent of the person concerned, of statistics in relation
to any matter.

Use of 12. The Office may, if it is considered fit, use sampling
samping methods in the taking of any census in terms of section 10,
or in the collection of statistics in terms of subsections (1)
and (2) of section 11, of this Act.
Publica- 13. The Statistician shall cause the statistics collected
ais.cs. under this Act, whether in conjunction with any census or
not, to be compiled, tabulated and analysed and may cause
such statistics or abstracts thereof to be published, with or
without comments thereon, in such manner as the Minister
may authorise.
MISCELLANEOUS
Power to 14.(1) Whenever a census is being taken under section
obtain 10 or statistics are being collected under subsections (1) and
article (2) of section 11 of this Act, an authorised officer may require
records any person from whom particulars may lawfully be obtained
etc. under this Act to supply him with such particulars as may
be prescribed or such of those particulars as such authorised








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officer may consider necessary or desirable in relation to the
taking of such census or the collection of such statistics.

(2) Any person required under subsection (1) of this
section to supply particulars shall give all such particulars
in such manner and within such time as may be required by
the authorised officer.

(3) An authorised person may require any person to
supply him with particulars either by interviewing such
person personally or by leaving at the last known address or
posting to the last known address of such person a form
having thereon a notice stating that such notice is served in
exercise of the powers conferred by this subsection and
requiring the form to be filled up and returned in the
prescribed manner and within the prescribed time.

(4) Any person having the custody or charge of any
public records or documents or of the records or documents
of any local authority, corporation, person, partnership, firm,
company, society or association from which, in the opinion
of an authorised officer, information in respect of the matter
in relation to which the collection of statistics is required
can be obtained or which would aid in the completion or
correction of such statistics, shall, notwithstanding the pro-
visions of any other law enjoining secrecy, grant to such
authorised officer access to such records or documents for the
purpose of obtaining therefrom such information:

Provided that nothing in this section shall be
construed so as to require any person employed by the Crown
in the Government of a Territory to grant access, without
the consent of the Governor of that Territory, to any records
or documents belonging to the Crown which are in his custody
or charge by virtue of such employment or without such
consent, to supply any particulars relating to the Government
of that Territory.

(5) The Statistician may, by advertisement in the
Gazette, and also, with respect to each Territory by adver-
tisement in three issues of a newspaper (if any) circulating
in such Territory publish a list of any classes or descriptions
of businesses or callings in relation to which particulars or
information will be required for the purpose of any statistical







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enquiry under this Act and upon such publication it shall be
the duty of every person carrying on a business or calling of
any such class or description as aforesaid, who has not
received a notice under subsection (3) of this section to in-
form the Statistician or any person specified in the advertise-
ment within such period, being not less than twenty-eight
days after the date of publication of the last advertisement,
as may be specified therein, that he is carrying on such a
business or calling as specified, and to give the Statistician
or other specified person such particulars or information of
the business or calling as may be specified.

Powers of 15. (1) An authorised officer may at all reasonable times
entry. for any purpose connected with-

(a) the taking of a census under section 10 of this
Act, enter and inspect any land and any
premises; and

(b) the collection of statistics under subsections
(1) and (2) of section 11 of this Act, enter
and inspect any land and any premises other
than a dwelling-house,

and may make such enquiries as may be necessary for the
performance of his duties under this Act.

(2) The Statistician shall produce proof of his
appointment as Statistician and a person appointed an
authorised officer shall produce his written appointment as
an authorised officer, before exercising the powers conferred
by subsection (1) of this section if required so to do by the
owner, occupier or person in charge of such land or premises.

Restric- 16. Except for the purpose of a prosecution under this
tions on
disclosure Act~
of infor-
mation. (a) no individual return or part thereof made for
the purposes of this Act;
(b) no answer given to any question put for the
purposes of this Act;
(c) no report, abstract or other document con-
taining particulars comprised in any such








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return or answer so arranged as to enable
identification of such particulars with any
person, undertaking or business,

shall be published, admitted in evidence or shown to any
person not employed in the execution of a duty under this
Act, unless the previous consent in writing thereto has been
obtained from the person making such return or giving such
answer or, in the case of an undertaking or business, from
the owner for the time being of the undertaking or business:

Provided that nothing in this section shall prevent
or restrict the publication of any such report, abstract or
other document without such consent where the particulars
in such report, abstract or other document enable identifica-
tion merely by reason of the fact that the particulars relate
to an undertaking or business which is the only undertaking
or business within its particular sphere of activities, so,
however, that in no case shall such particulars enable identi-
fication of the costs of production, or the capital employed
or profits arising, in any such undertaking or business.

OFFENCES


17. (1)
execution


Any person being a person employed in th offences.
of any duty under this Act, who-
(a) by virtue of such employment becomes
possessed of any information which might
exert any influence upon or affect the market
value of any share, interest, product or article,
and who before such information is made
public in accordance with the provisions of
this Act, directly or indirectly uses such
information for personal gain;
(b) without lawful authority publishes or com-
municates any information acquired by him in
the course of his employment to any other
person;
(c) knowingly compiles for issue any false
statistics or information;
(d) knowingly makes any false statement or does
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under this Act or to hinder or impede the due
taking of any census or the due carrying out
of any statistical enquiry under this Act;
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on suunary
conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one
year or to a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars or to both
such imprisonment and fine.
(2) Any person being in possession of any information
which to his knowledge has been disclosed in contravention
of this Act who publishes or communicates such information
to any other person shall be guilty of an offence and shall be
liable on summary conviction to the penalties prescribed in
subsection (1) of this section.
(3) Any person who-
(a) hinders or obstructs an authorised officer in
the exercise of any of his powers or the
discharge of any of his duties under this Act;
or
(b) fails to-
(i) duly complete any return, form or other
document lawfully left with or sent to
him;
(ii) transmit or deliver in accordance with
such directions as may be contained
therein or given to him by an authorised
officer such return, form or other docu-
ment duly completed; or
(iii) answer any questions lawfully asked him
by an authorized officer; or
(c) contravenes or fails to comply with any pro-
vision of subsection (4) or (5) of section 14
of this Act or with any provision of any regu-
lation made under this Act; or
(d) knowingly makes any statement which is
untrue in any material particular in any
return, form or other document submitted by
him pursuant to the provisions of this Act or
in any answer made by him to an authorised
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(e) without lawful authority destroys, defaces or
mutilates any return, form or other document
containingg particulars collected under this
Act or writes or makes on any return, form
or other document issued for the purposes of
this Act and furnished to an authorised officer
any indecent, obscene or blasphemous
remarks, or any such drawing or other matter,

shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary
conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred dollars and,
in default of payment, to imprisonment for a period not
exceeding six months, and if the offence is continued after
the conviction then to a further fine not exceeding ten dollars
for each day on which the offence is so continued.
REGULATIONS

18. (1) The Governor-General may make regulations forRegula-
any matter that may be prescribed and generally for thetions.
better carrying out of the objects and purposes of this Act.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the fore-
going, the Governor-General may make regulations-

(a) specifying the particulars and information to
be given in relation to any matter in respect
of which statistics may be collected under
subsections (1) and (2) of section 11 of this
Act;

(b) prescribing the manner and form in which,
the times and places at which, and the persons
by whom such particulars and information
shall be given.

(3) Regulations made under this section shall apply
to the Federation or to such area or areas within the Federa-
tion as may be specified in the regulations, and different
regulations may be made in respect of different areas within
the Federation in respect of different classes of persons.









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SCHEDULE Section 7
THE CENSUS AND STATISTICS ACT, 1959

"I ............................................. ...........
solemnly swear that I will faithfully and honestly fulfil my duties

as ..................................... .......................... ..


in conformity with the requirements of the Census and Statistics Act,
1959, and of all regulations thereunder, and that I will not, without
due authority in that behalf, disclose or make known any matter or
thing which comes to my knowledge by reason of my employment as

such ........................................................ .".


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The Income Tax (Federal Emoluments) (Amendment) Bill 1


THE WEST INDIES


THE INCOME TAX (FEDERAL EMOLUMENTS)
(AMENDMENT) BILL

OBJECTS AND REASONS

This Bill seeks to amend Section 9 of the Income
Tax (Federal Emoluments) Act, 1958 (Cap. 151) in order to
include in the categories of income exempt from income tax
under that section, certain other categories of income now
liable to tax.








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THE WEST INDIES


THE INCOME TAX (FEDERAL EMOLUMENTS)
(AMENDMENT) BILL

ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES

Clause
1. Short title.
2. Amendment of section 9 of the principal Act.
3. Amendment of section 9 of the principal Act.
4. Commencement.




A Bill intituled

An Act to amend the Income Tax (Federal
Emoluments) Act, 1958.

Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent
Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate
and the House of Representatives of The West Indies, and by
the authority of the same, as follows:-
Short title. 1. This Act may be cited as the Income Tax (Federal
Emoluments) (Amendment) Act, 1959, and shall be read as
Cap. 151. one with the Income Tax (Federal Emoluments) Act, 1958,
hereinafter referred to as the principal Act.

Amendment 2. Section 9 of the principal Act is hereby amended
of Section
9 of the by the addition thereto of the following subsections as sub-
principal sections (4) and (5):
Act.
"(4) The value of any quarters or residence granted,
in respect of his office, to a Minister or to the Speaker of the
House of Representatives, or an allowance payable in lieu
thereof, shall not be deemed to be income for the purposes
of this Act or any other law in force in any Territory which
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(5) An allowance payable, in respect of his office, to
a Minister or to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
which but for the provisions of this subsection would be
liable to tax under this Act, shall not be deemed to be income
for the purposes of this Act or any other law in force in any
Territory which provides for the levying of income tax."

3. Section 9 of the principal Act is hereby amended f nsenint
by the addition thereto of the following subsections as sub-9 of the
sections (6) and (7): principal
"(6) The value of any quarters or residence granted to
any officer or soldier of the West India Regiment in respect
of his service therein, or any allowance payable in lieu there-
of, shall not be deemed to be income for the purposes of this
Act or any other law in force in any Territory which provides
for the levying of income tax.

(7) The value of any food or drink supplied in kind to
any officer or soldier of the West India Regiment in respect
of his service therein, or any allowance payable to such officer
or soldier in lieu thereof or payable in respect of such officer
or soldier as a contribution to the expenses of a mess, shall
not be deemed to be income for the purposes of this Act or
any other law in force in any Territory which provides for
the levying of income tax."

4. (1) Section 2 of this Act shall be deemed to have come Commence-
into operation on the 3rd day of January, 1958. me
(2) Section 3 of this Act shall be deemed to have come
into operation on the 1st day of January, 1959.


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The Pensions (Amendment) Bill

THE WEST INDIES

THE PENSIONS (AMENDMENT) BILL.

OBJECTS AND REASONS

The object of this Bill is to make certain minor
amendments to the Pensions Act, 1958, (Cap. 512) made
necessary by certain provisions in the Widows' and Children's
Pensions Bill.








The Pensions (Amendment) Bill


THE WEST INDIES

ACT No. of 1960

THE PENSIONS (AMENDMENT) BILL.

ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES
Clause
1. Short title and commencement.
2. Amendment of section 9 of principal Act.
3. Amendment of section 15 of principal Act.
4. Amendment of section 16 of principal Act.



A Bill intituled

An Act to amend the Pensions Act, 1958.

Be it enacted by The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by
and with the advice and consent of the Senate and the House
of Representatives of The West Indies, and by the authority
of the same, as follows:-

Short title, 1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Pensions (Amend-
ment and ment) Act, 1960 and shall be read as one with the Pensions
applica- Act, 1958 (hereinafter called the principal Act).
tion.
Cap. 512.
(2) Subject to the provisions of subsection (3) of this
section, this Act, shall come into operation on the first day
of January, 1961.

(3) (a) This Act shall apply to the Cayman Islands
and the Turks and Caicos Islands.

(b) This Act shall, in relation to the Cayman
Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands, come into operation
on such day as the Governor-General may appoint by
proclamation in the Gazette.

mofens ent 2. Section 9 of the principal Act is amended by the
9 of repeal of subsection (4) thereof and its replacement by the
principal
Act. following:-








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"(4) For the purpose of this section-

(a) an additional pension granted in respect of
injury shall not be taken into account; but
where the officer is granted such an additional
pension under this Act, the amount thereof
together with the remainder of his pension or
pensions shall not exceed five-sixths of his
highest pensionable emoluments at any time in
the course of his public service;

(b) no account shall be taken of any reduction in
pension or gratuity made under and for the
purpose of the Widows' and Children's
Pensions Act, 1960."

3. Subsection (4) of section 15 of the principal Act Amendment
is amended by adding the following words at the end thereof-"- section
principal
"and of all sums deemed to have been paid under Act
the provisions of subsection (5) of section 15 of
the Widows' and Children's Pensions Act, 1960".

4. Section 16 of the principal Act is amended by Amendment
adding the following words at the end thereof- of section
16 of
principal
"and in computing the amount of any arrears ofAct.
pension payable to such person, account shall be
taken of all sums deemed to have been paid under
the provisions of subsection (5) of section 15 of the
Widows' and Children's Pensions Act, 1960."


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The Supplementary Appropriation (1958, No.2)
(Amendment) Bill


THE WEST INDIES

THE BSUPPEU ITr TARY APPIOPRIAT N W 1958,'
No. 2) AM1EifNMENT) BILL

OBJECTS AND REASONS

The object of this Bill is to amend the Supple-
mentary Appropriation (No. 2) Act, 1958 so: as to rectify a
discrepancy between the sum appropriated in the body of
the Act (section 2) and the total sum appearing in the
Schedule.







The Supplementary Appropriation (1958, No.2)
2 (Amendment) Bill


THE WEST INDIES


THE SUPPLEMENTARY 'APPROPRIATION (1958,
No. 2) (AMENDMENT) BILL

ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES

Clause
1. Short title.
2. Amendment of section 2 of the principal Act.
3. Commencement.



A Bill intituled

An Act to amend the Supplementary Appropria-
tion (No. 2) Act, 1958.

Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent
Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate
and the House of Representatives of The West Indies, and
"by the authority of the same, as follows:-

short title. 1. This Act may be cited as the Supplementary
Appropriation (1958, No. 2) (Amendment) Act, 1959, and
shall be read as one with the Supplementary Appropriation
12/1958. (No. 2) Act, 1958, hereinafter called the principal Act.
Amendment 2. Section 2 of the principal Act is hereby amended
of section by the substitution of the words "four hundred and two
2 of the
principal thousand, seven hundred and ninety-six dollars" for the
Act. words "three hundred and ninety-two thousand, one hundred
and seventy-one dollars" occurring therein.

commence- 3. This Act shall be deemed to have come into
ment. operation on the 17th day of December, 1958.


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The Interpretation Regulations (Amendment) Bill


THE WEST INDIES


THE INTERPRETATION REGULATIONS (AMEND-
MENT) BILL

OBJECTS AND REASONS

The object of this Bill is to amend the Interpre-
tation Regulations, 1958 (Cap. 291) by inserting a provision
defining the expression "Governor", in relation to any of the
Territories of the Leeward and Windward Islands, to mean
the Administrator of that Territory. The commencement
clause will enable the definition to be given effect on the date
or dates the new constitutions proposed for those Territories
(under which the respective Governments will be adminis-
tered by Administrators) are to be brought into operation
in the respective Territories.








The Interprethtion Regulations (Amendment) Bill


THE WEST INDIES

THE INTERPRETATION REGULATIONS (AMEND-
MENT) BILL

ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES
Clause
1. Short title.
2. Amendment of regulation 25 of the principal Regulations.
3. Commencement.


A Bill intituled

An Act to amend the Interpretation Regulations,
1958.

Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent
Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate
and the House of Representatives of The West Indies, and by
the authority of the same, as follows:-
Short title. 1. This Act may be cited as the Interpretation
Regulations (Amendment) Act, 1959 and shall be read as
Cap. 291. one with the Interpretation Regulations, 1958 hereinafter
called the principal Regulations.
Amendment 2. Paragraph (1) of regulation 25 of the principal
of regula- Regulations is hereby amended by the insertion of the
tion 25 of
the principal following new sub-paragraph numbered (xxiA) immediately
Regulations. after sub-pargraph (xxi):-

"(xxiA) "Governor" in relation to any of the Terri-
tories of Antigua, Dominica, Grenada,
Montserrat, Saint Christopher Nevis and
Anguilla, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent,
means the Administrator of that Territory;".
commence- 3. The definition of "Governor" contained in the said
ment. new sub-paragraph (xxiA) shall have effect in relation to the
respective Territories mentioned therein on such date or dates
as the Governor-General may by proclamation appoint.


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