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    Gazette Notice No. 115: Appointment to the Judical and Legal Service Commission for the Leeward and Windward Islands.
        Page 79
    Legal supplement
        Page A-39
    Legal supplement: pt. 2 Statutory Instruments (No. 17 of 1961): The Immunities and Privileges (Caribbean Organization) Order, 1961
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VOL. 4 FRIDAY, 15TH SEPTEMBER, 1961 No. 39


TABLE OF CONTENTS
GAZETTE NOTICE
No. SUBJECT MATTER PAGE
115 Appointment to the Judicial and Legal Service
Commission for the Leeward and Windward
Islands ... ... ... ... ... 79

LEGAL SUPPLEMENT

PART II---STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

No. PAGE
17 of 1961 The Immunities and Privileges
(Caribbean Organization) Order,
1961 ... .. ... 40


115
APPOINTMENT TO THE JUDICIAL AND LEGAL SERVICE COMMISSION FOR THE
LEEWARD AND WINDWARD ISLANDS

IT is hereby notified that in accordance with the provisions of Article 26 (1) (d) of the Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands (Courts) Order in Council, 1959, His Excellency the Acting Governor-General has been
pleased to appoint Mr. W. 0. PETERS, O.B.E., Chairman of the Public Service Commission of Montserrat, to
be a member of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission for the Windward and Leeward Islands, vice
Mr. E. R. Anjo, O.B.E., Chairman of the Public Service Commission of Antigua, with effect from the
25th August, 1961.

The Commission now comprises the following :
The Chief Justice of the Windward Islands and Leeward Islands is ex-officio Chairman of the Com-
mission.
The Hon. Mr. Justice A. M. Lewis,
Judge of the Federal Supreme Court.
The Hon. Mr. Justice N. Peterkin,
Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Trinidad and Tobago.
Mr. C. J. L. Dupigny, O.B.E.,
Chairman of the Public Service Commission, Dominica.
Mr. W. 0. Peters, O.B.E.,
Chairman of the Public Service Commission, Montserrat.


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THE WEST INDIES GAZETTE


Vol. 4 FRIDAY, 15th SEPTEMBER, 1961 No. 39


LEGAL SUPPLEMENT

PART II-STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS
No.
17 of 1961 The Immunities and Privileges (Caribbean
Organization) Order, 1961


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The Iinimunities and Privileges (Caribbean
40 Organization) Order, 1961.



THE WEST INDIES

STATUTORY INSTRUMENT No. 17 of 1961.

THE IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES (CARIBBEAN
ORGANIZATION ORDER, 1961.


ARRANGEMENT OF ARTICLES
Article
1. Citation and commencement.
2. Caribbean Organization declared an organization within the terms
of section 3(1) of the Act.
3. The Caribbean Organization, a body corporate. Immunity from suit
and legal process.
4. Inviolability of official archives and premises.
5. Exemption from taxes and rates, other than taxes on the
importation of goods.
6. Exemption from taxes on the importation of goods.
7. Exemption from prohibitions and restrictions on importation or
;exportation of goods.
8. Privilege in respect of telegraphic communications.
9. Privileges and immunities of representatives on organs of the
Caribbean Organization and of members of committees and organs
thereof.
10. Interpretation of "delegates".
11. Privileges and immunities of high officers.
12. Privileges and immunities of persons on missions.
13. Privileges and immunities of other officers and servants.



His Excellency the Governor-General in exercise of the powers
conferred on him by section 3 of the Immunities and Privileges (Inter-
Cap. 131. national Organizations and Overseas Countries) Act, 1959, and of all
other powers him th.ereunto enabling, hereby makes the following
order:-

Citation 1. (1) This Order may be cited as the Immunities and Privileges
and (Caribbean Organization) Order, 1961.
commence-
ment.
(2) This Order shall come into operation on the 6th day of
September, 1961.









The Immunities and Privileges (Caribbean
Organization) Order, 1961. 41


THE CARIBBEAN ORGANIZATION
2. The Caribbean Organization established by the StatuteCaribbean
annexed to the Agreement done at Washington the 21st day of June,Organiza-
1960 between the Government of the Republic of France, the Governmenttion
of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Government of the United deredanza
Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of tion within
the United States of America, is an organization of which Her Majesty's the terms
Government in the United Kingdom and the governments of- overseas f section
countries are members. 3) of
the Act.
3. The Caribbean Organization shall have the legal capacity of The Carib-
a body corporate and, except in so far as in any particular case it hasbean
expressly waived its immunity, immunity from suit and legal process. rganiza
body
corporate.
Immunity
from suit
and legal
process.

4. The Caribbean Organization shall have the like inviolability of Iviol-
official archives and premises occupied as offices as is accorded in respectability of
official
of the official archives and premises of an envoy of a foreign sovereign archives
Power accredited to Her Majesty. and
premises.

5. The Caribbean Organization shall have the like exemption or Exemption
relief from taxes and rates, other than taxes on the importation offromtaxes
goods, as is accorded to a foreign sovereign Power. and rates
other than
taxes on
the
importation
of goods.
6. The Caribbean Organization shall have exemption from taxes Exemption
on the importation of goods directly imported by the Organization forfrom taxes
on the
its official use in the Federation or for exportation, or on the importation mportation
of any publications of the Organization directly imported by it, suchof goods.
exemption to be subject to compliance with such conditions as the
Governor-Gene-ral may impose for the protection of the revenue.

7. The Caribbean Organization shall have exemption fromExemption
prohibitions and restrictions on importation or exportation in the casefrompro-
hibitions
of goods directly imported or exported by the Organization for its official ad estric-
use and in the case of any publications of the Organization directlytions on
imported or exported by it. importation
or exporta-
tion of
goods.
8. The Caribbean Organization shall have the right to availPrivilege in
itself, for telegraphic communications sent by it and containing onlyrespectof
matter intended for publication by the press or for broadcasting tcomeeun
(including communications addressed to or despatched from places nations.








The Immunities and Privileges (Caribbean
42 Organization) Order, 1961.

outside the Federation or between one Territory and another), of any
reduced rates applicable for the corresponding service in the case of
press telegrams.

REPRESENT TIVES
Privileges 9. Except in so far as in any particular case any privilege or
and it immunity is waived by any representative or member, delegates to the
of represen- Caribbean Council and other representatives on organs of the Caribbean
tatives on Organization, members of any committee of the Caribbean Organization
organs of
the Carib- or any organ thereof and their official staff accompanying them as such
bean representatives or members shall be accorded the like immunity from
Organiza- suit and legal process, the like inviolability of residence and the like
tion and of
members of exemption or relief from taxes as is accorded to an envoy of a foreign
committees sovereign Power accredited to Her Majesty. They shall also enjoy
and organs
thereof, exemption from immigration restrictions, aliens' registration or national
service obligations: Provided that this Article shall not confer any
immunity or privilege upon any person as the representative of the
Government of the Federation or as a member of the staff of such a
representative.

Interpreta- 10. For the purposes of the application of Article 9, "delegates"
tion of shall include members of any delegation, alternate delegates or members
"delegates".of any delegation, observers and advisers.

HIGH OFFICERS
Privileges 11. Except in so far as in any particular case any privilege or
and immunity is waived by the Secretary-General or the Deputy Secretary-
immunities
of high General, the Secretary-General and the Deputy Secretary-General of
officers. the Caribbean Organization shall be accorded in respect of themselves,
their spouses and children under the age of twenty-one, the like
immunity from suit and legal process, the like inviolability of residence
and the like exemption or relief from taxes as is accorded to an envoy
of a foreign sovereign Power accredited to Her Majesty, his spouse and
children. They shall also enjoy in respect of themselves, their spouses
and children under the age of twenty-one exemption from immigration
restrictions, aliens' registration or national service obligations.

PERSONS ON MISSIONS
Privileges 12. Except in so far as in any particular case any privilege or
aund immunity is waived by any person employed on a mission, persons
of persons employed on missions on behalf of the Caribbean Organization shall be
omissions. accorded the like immunity from suit and legal process, the like
inviolability of residence and the like exemption or relief from taxes
as is accorded to an envoy of a foreign sovereign Power accredited to
Her Majesty. They shall also enjoy exemption from immigration
restrictions, aliens' registration or national service obligations.








The Immunities and Privileges (Caribbean
Organization) Order, 1961. 43

OTHER OFFICERS AND SERVANTS
13. Except in so far as in any particular case any privilege orPrivileges
immunity is waived by an officer or servant, officers of the Caribbeanand
Organization (other than those referred to in Article II above) andofiotier
servants of the Organization shall enjoy officers and
servants.
(a) immunity from suit and legal process in respect of things
done or omitted to be done in the course of the
performance of official duties;

(b) exemption from income tax in respect of emoluments
received as an officer or servant of the Organization and
from customs duties or any import taxes on baggage and
other goods imported for their use and for the use of their
families, such exemption from customs duties or import
taxes to be subject to compliance with such conditions as
the Governor-General may impose for the protection of
the Revenue;

(c) exemption, together with their spouses and children
under the age of twenty-one from immigration restric-
tions, aliens' registration or national service obligations.



Made this 6th day of September, 1961.


By Command,

M. S. STAVELEY,
Secretary to the Governor-General.


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