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OFFICIAL G IM i



BAHAMAS

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

NASSAU SEPTEMBER 23rd, 1954 38.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES

COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE

The following Government Notices are published as a supplement
to this Gazette:-
NO. 142. The Marine Products (Fisheries) Rules 1954.
M.P. 7433/3.
NO. 143. The Robert Barclay Haxton Pension Order, 1954.
M.P. P. 21.
NO. 144. The James Edward Roberts Penson Order (No. 2) 1954.
M.P. P. 366.

BAHAMA ISLANDS
(Sgd.) A. G. H. GARDNER-BROWN,
Acting Governor.
By His Excellency Anthony Geoffrey
Hopwood Gardner-Brown, Esquire,
Acting Governor and Commander-
in-Chief in and over the said Is-
lands and Vice Admiral of the
same.

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS by certain Letters Patent under the Great Seal of the
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland bearing date at West-
minster the 8th day of Sepember in the ninth year of the reign of
His Majesty King Edward the Seventh and in the year of Our Lord
One thousand Nine Hundred and Nine, His said Majesty did consti-
tute the Office of Governor and Commander-in-Chief in and over
these Islands and by such Letters Patent did declare that whenever
the Office of Governor is vacant or if the Governor becomes incap-
able or is absent from the said Islands, or is from any cause pre-
vented from acting in the duties of his Office, the Lieutenant-
Governor of the said Islands or if there be no such Officer or if such
Officer be absent or unable to Act, then such person or persons as
may be appointed under the Royal Sign Manual and Signet and in
case there shall be no person or persons within the said Islands so
appointed, then the Senior Member of the Executive Council who
shall be resident with the said Islands and capable of discharging
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OFFICIAL GAZETTE


the duties of Administration should during the Royal Pleasure ad-
minister the Government of the said Islands, first taking the Oaths
in such Letters Patent directed to be taken by the Governor, and in
the manner therein prescribed; which being done, His Majesty did
by such Patent authorize, empower, and command such Lieutenant-
Governor or any other such Administrator as aforesaid, to do, and
execute during the Royal Pleasure all things that belong to the Office
of Governor and Commanler-ih-Chief, according to the tenor of the
said Letters Patent, and according to the Royal Instructions ana
.he Laws of the said Islands.
AND WHEREAS His Excellency The Right Honourable, The Earl
of Ranfurly, Governor and Commander-in-Chief in and over the said
Islands is now absent from the said Islands.
AND WHEREAS there being no Lieutenant-Governor of these
Islands and no person or persons appointed under the Royal Sign
Manual and Signet, I the said Anthony Geoffrey Hopwood Gardner-
Brown, being the Senior Member of Her Majesty's Executive Council
of the Bahama Islands now resident therein and being capable of
discharging the duties of administration, an d having taken the
Oaths in such Letters Patent directed to be taken by the Governor
in the manner in such Letters Patent prescribed, under and by virtue
of the authority of the said Letters Patent have assumed and take
upon myself the Office of Acting Governor and Commander-in-Chief
of the said Bahama Islands.
NOW THEREFORE I do issue this my Proclamation notifying
the same and I do hereby in the name of Her Majesty the Queen
require and command all Officers, Civil and Military, and all other
inhabitants of these Islands to take notice thereof and to be obedi-
ent, aiding and assisting me in the execution of my Office of Acting
Governor and Commander-in-Chief as aforesaid.
GIVEN under my hand and the Public
Seal of the said Islands at Govern-
ment House, in the city of Nassau,
in the Island of New Providence
this 18th day of September, A.D.,
1954, and in the third year of Her
Majesty's reign.
BY HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND
(Sgd.) F. M. NOAD,
ACTING COLONIAL SECRETARY.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN.
M.P. P. 663.

NO. 145. His Excellency the Acting Governor has approved the
following appointments:-
Stipendiary and Circuit Magistrate to be Chairman of the Li-
censing Authority in the place of Very Reverend The Dean
of Nassau who will remain a Member of the Authority.
M.P. 13439/3.
The following appointments to take effect from the 18th Sep-
tember, 1954:-
Mr. F. M. Noad Deputy Colonial Secretary to be Acting Colo-
nial Secretary and a temporary member of the Executive
Council. M.P. P. 4.
Mr. U. T. Knowles Senior Assistant Secretary to be Acting
Deputy Colonial Secretary. M.P. P. 3.
Mr. C. W. Curry Junior Assistant Secretary to be Acting
Senior Assistant Secretary. M.P. P. 6.
Mr. J. H. Johnson Chief Clerk to be Acting Junior Assistant
Secretary. M.P. P. 5.
NO. 146.
His Excellency The Acting Governor has been informed by The
Right Honourable The Secretary of State for the Colonies that
Her Majesty The Queen will not be advised to exercise Her power
Of disallowance with respect to the following Act of the Legislature
of the Bahama Islands:-
NO. 64 of 1954 The James Edward Roberts Pension Act 1954.












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His Excellency The Acting Governor directs that the above men-
tioned Act shall come into operation as on and from the 22nd
July, 1954.
M.P. P. 366.
The foregoing notices numbered 142 to 146 are published by com-
mand.
F. M. NOAD,
ACTING COLONIAL SECRETARY.



DEPARTMENTAL NOTICES

Company FILE No. 810.
REGISTRAR GENERAL'S OFFICE,
Nassau, Bahamas.
26th August, 1954.
THE REMOVAL OF DEFUNCT COMPANIES ACT
TAKE NOTICE that under the provisions of The Removal of
Defunct Companies Act I have struck off from the Register of
Companies, with effect from the 26th August, 1954 the under-men-
tioned Company, on the ground that it is no longer in operation
or carrying on business.
NEW PROVIDENCE INVESTMENT COMPANY, LIMITED.
GERALDINE MURDOCH
Ag. Asst. Registrar General.

POLICE HEADQUARTERS,
NASSAU, BAHAMAS.
15th September, 1954.

INSPECTION OF CABS, DRAYS AND CARTS.

Owners and drivers of Horse Drays and Carts are informed
that an Inspection of all Horse Cabs and horses, all Drays and Horses,
all Carts and draught animals will be held as under:-
Cabs at FORT CHARLOTTE at 10 a.m. Tuesday, 28th September,
1954.
Drays and Carts a" FORT CHARLOTTE at 10 a.m. Wednesday,
29th September, 1954.
Carts at FOX HILL at 10 a.m. Thursday, 30th September, 1954.
The Cab Board will no' hold any other inspection during the
October December quarter and vehicles not inspected at these
will not be licenced until the January quarter.
E. D. SEARS,
Actg. Commissioner of Police.

NOTICE

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 32 of The Companies Act,
notice is hereby given that the Registered Office of Eleuthera Motor
and Power Company, Limited is situate in Building No. 309 of the
North side of Bay Street in the City of Nassau.
STAFFORD L, SANDS,
Attorney for the above-named Company.

NOTICE

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 32 of the Companies Act,
notice is hereby given that the Registered Office of CRAIGEND,
LIMITED is situate in the Office of Messrs. Higgs & Johnson in
the House of Myers, Bay Street, in the City of Nassau.
Dated the 20th day of September, A.D., 1954.
HIGGS & JOHNSON,
Attorneys for the above-named Company.











OFFICIAL GAZETTE


NOTICE

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 32 of The Companies Act,
notice is hereby given that the Registered Office of The Bahamas
Cycle Company Limited has been transferred from the premises
situate on the Northwest Corner of East and Shirley Streets in the
City of Nassau to the Chambers of Mr. M. J. Thompson in the Magnolia
House situate on the West Side of Elizabeth Avenue in the said
City of Nassau.
M. J. (THOMPSON,
Attorney for the above-named Company.

NOTICE

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 32 of The Companies Act.
notice is hereby given that the Registered Office of Cotton Bay
Properties, Limited is situate in Building No. 309 on the North
side of Bay Street in the City of Nassau.
STAFFORD L. SANDS,
Attorney for the above-named Company.

NOTICE

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 32 of The Companies Act,
notice is hereby given that the Registered Office of Sharples Chem-
ical and Industrial Limited is situate in Building No. 309 on the
North side of Bay Street in the City of Nassau.
STAFFORD L. SANDS,
Attorney for the above-named Company.

















SUPPLEMENT TO THE


OFFICIAL GAZETTE


BAHAMAS
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY


NASSAU


SEPTEMBER 23rd, 1954


NO. 142.
The subjoined Rules made under The Agricultural and Marine
Products Board Act (Ch. 223) are published for general information.
M.P. 7433/3.
RULES
MADE UNDER
THE AGRICULTURAL AND MARINE PRODUCTS BOARD ACT
(Ch. 223).
In exercise of the powers conferred upon them by section 4 of
The Agricultural and Marine Products Board Act (Ch. 223). the
Board with the approval of the Governor-in-Council, hereby makes
the following Rules:-
TITLE
1. These Rules may be cited as The Marine Products (Fisheries)
Rules 1954.


INTERPRETATION


2. In these Rules:-
"Act" means The Agricultural and Marine Products Board


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Act, or any subsequent enactment to amend the same of
in substitution thereof.
"Board" means The Agricultural and Marine Products Board
"Canner" means the owner or operator of an establishment
for canning or otherwise preserving marine products.
"Exporter" means any person who exports marine products
from the Colony.
"Inspector" means an inspector appointed by the Board for
the purpose of these Rules.
"Port of Entry" for the purpose of these Rules means any
place of landing, port, or settlement designated by the Board
for the purpose of inspecting crawfish.
"Licence" means any licence granted by the Board, under
the provisions of these Rules.
"Marine Products" means any fish, crawfish, turtle, conch,
crab or any ponge, coral, sea-fan, sea-plume, marine shell
or any other for whatsoever of marine life.

I PROHIBITIONS
Licence Required

3. No person shall export any marine products from the Colony
unless he has a licence from the Board in the form of either Form
2 or Form 3 in the Schedule to these Rules; and noi person sh i
can, freeze or otherwise preserve any marine products in the Colony
for export unless he has a licence from the Board in, the form of
Form I in the Schedule to these Rules.

Size of Grouper, etc.

4. No person holding a licence shall purchase or have in his
possession in any place whatsoever any of the fish known as Grouper
Rockfish or Hamlet weighting less than one pound.

Seine Nets

5. No person shall use a purse seine net in water less than five
fathoms deep.

Protection of Harbours

6. (1) No person shall fish for or take any fish by means of
net in the harbour or at the entrance to the harbour
of any settlement in the Colony, except for food to be
consumed by himself and his family.
(2) No person shall take any edible marine product from
within the harbour of any settlement or from any place
within a mile of any settlement for the purpose of ex-
porting such product..












II CRAWFISH
Crawfish Close Season

7. From and including the 16th day of March to and including
the 14th day of September in any year,
(a) No person shall buy, sell, expose or offer for sale any
fresh crawfish.
(b) Except for use as fresh food within the Colony no per-
son shall fish for, take,, capture, destroy or kill, or have
in his possession without first obtaining the written
permission of the Board any live or fresh crawfish.

Size Limit

3. (1) No person shall fish for, take, capture, destroy or kill,
or have in his possession, sell, expose or offer for sale
in any place whatsoever any crawfish which measures
less than three and three-quarter inches from the base
of the horns to the end of the jacket or the tail of
which weighs less than seven ounces.
(2) No vessel or dinghy shall engage in fishing for crawfish
unless suc h vessel carries a measuring gauge of a pat-
tern approved by the Board.

Exporter to Observe Size Limit

9. No person holding a licence shall purchase or have in his
possession in any place whatsoever any crawfish which measures,
less than three and three-quarter inches from the base of the horns
to the end of the jacket or the tail of which weighs less than seven
ounces.

Use of Spear or Harpoon

10. No person shall fish for, take, capture, destroy or kill any
crawfish by means of a spear or harpoon of any description except
for use as fresh food within the Colony.

Use of Kraals, etc.

11. No person without a licence shall (except for the purpose
of preserving live crawfish for use as fresh food within the the Col-
ony) construct any kraal or use any kraal already constructed, or
other contrivance for the purpose of preserving crawfish alive, and
no such contrivance shall be used unless it has been inspected and
approved by the Board: Provided that vessels equipped with fish-
wells from a fishing ground to a purchaser, such transport and
sale to be completed without delay.











CRAWFISH FOR EXPORT OR CANNING
Must be Brought to Port of Entry
12. No crawfish gathered within the waters of the Colony for
export shall be offered for sale within or without the Colony unless.
(a) Such crawfish have been submitted for inspection in
the manner prescribed by these Rules;
(b) The exporter or canner has obtained a licence issued
by the Board in a form set out in the Schedule to these
Rules.
No Sale Below Minimum Price
13. No person shall buy or sell crawfish at a price below the
minimum price fixed in accordance with the provisions of these
Rules.

III APPLICATION FOR LICENCE
14. (1) Any Application for an Exporter's General Licence, a
Canner's General Licence, or a Bulk Exporter's Licence
shall be made in writing to the Board and the Board
may at their discretion grant or refuse such licence.
(2) A Canner's General Licence, an Exporter's General Li-
cence and a Bulk Exporter's Licence shall be drawn in
: accordance with Forms 1, 2, and 3 respectively, as set
out in the Schedule to these Rules.
(3) All licences shall be issued in triplicate and
shall be signed by or on behalf of the Chairman of the
Board. One copy of each licence shall be issued to the
licencee, one copy kept by the Secretary of the Board,
and one copy furnished to the inspector at the port of
entry mentioned in the licence who shall keep the same
for the purpose of reference.
(4) Every licence shall state the period of its duration.
(5) An application for a Canner's General Licence shall
give particulars:
(a) The kind of species of marine products which
it is proposed to purchase;
(b) The area or areas in which it is proposed to pur-
chase such marine products; and
(c) The port of entry through which exports of-such
products will be cleared.
(6) An application for an Exporter's General Licence shall
give the following particulars:
(a) The kind or species of marine products which
it is proposed to purchase;
(b) The place at which it is proposed to purchase
marine products;
(c) The port of entry through which exports of such
products will be cleared.
(47) An application for a Bulk Exporter's Licence shall state;












(a) The vessel or vessels in which the applicant in-
tends to export marine products;
(b) The name of the person or persons who own
and who operate each such vessel,
(c) The name, tonnage, description and registry of
each such vessel;
(d) The name of the master of each such vessel!
(e) The kind or species of marine product which it
is proposed to export;
(f) The area or areas in which it is proposed to pur-
chase marine products;
(g) The port of entry through which exports of such
products will be cleared.
Conditions of Licence
15. Licences shall be issued subject to the following conditions:
(a) A licensee who purchase crawfish shall not of-
fer for sale or dispose of such purchase without
having first submitted the same for inspection
to such person or persons as the Board may ap-
point at the ports of Nassau, Miami in Florida,
and West Palm Beach in Florida, and at such
other places as the Board may designate;
(b) A licensee shall not buy marine products else-
where than in the area or areas mentioned in
the licence;
(c) A licensee shall in respect of each purchase of
crawfish made by him prepare in quadruplicate
a sales certificate in accordance with Form 4
in the Schedule of these Rules and give two copies
to the inspector at the port or ports of entry
named therein and one copy to the seller;
(d) All marine products exported under such licence
shall be cleared from the port or ports mentioned
therein!
(e) A licence issued in accordance with Form 3 in
the Schedule hereto shall not authorizze the ex-
port of marine products except in the vessel men-
tioned therein;
(f) A licensee shall not can or export any species of
marine product not covered by the licence;
(g) A licensee shall be responsible for a breach com-
mitted by his agent or employee of any of the
provisions of these Rules;
(h) A licensee shall render monthly report to the
Board or to such persons as the Board may .di-
rect of all scale fish purchased by him or on his
behalf, stating the kind of fish purchased, and
their weight, the price and the area in which
such fish were caught, the first such report to











be rendered one calendar month from the date
of the issue of his licence.
(i) A licensee shall comply with any direction issued
by the Board in order to avoid the creation of a
nuisance by reason of the cleaning of fish in
any harbour in the Colony.
(j) A licensee shall not buy conch shell unless such
conch or conch shell has been taken in the area
or areas designated in his licence.

Cancellation of Licence
16. The Board may at any time cancel or suspend the authority
conveyed under any licence for the purchase, export or canning of
any marine product whenever there exists in the opinion of the
Board a scarcity of such marine product for consumption in the
Colony.

Fishing Areas
17. The Board may from timre to time by notice published in
the Gazette and in a newspaper:
(a) designate fishing areas in any part of the Colony
(b) fix a minimum price or minimum prices to be
paid for crawfish purchased in any designated
fishing area.

IV CONCH
Conch Close Season
18. During the period from and in including the first day of
October until and including the 15th day of March in each year
no person shall export from the Colony and edible conch or its shell.

Food for Local Consumption
19. During the period from and including the first day of Octo-
ber until and including the fifteenth day of March in each year no
person may gather conch save for the purpose of using such conch
as food or bait fo consumption within the Colony.

Protection of Harbours
20. No person shall, in all that area of water lying within one-
mile of the coasts of Abaco, Andros, Grand Bahama and all that
area of water lying within Main Harbour and Nixes Harbour in the
Biminis take, capture, destroy or kill any conch other than conch
of' the varieties known as "Kiink" and "Queen", for the purpose of
exporting such conch or its shell.
The prohibition contained in the above-subsection shall pot
apply or extend to the taking, capturing and killing of conchs when











these are taken, captured or killed for use as food or bait within
any of the above specified areas.

V TURTLE
Turtle Sold in Nassau
21. All turtle brought to New Providence and intended for sale
by tender or otherwise must be landed at the City Market Quay In
the City of Nassau. Before it is offered for sale in the Fish Depart-
ment of the City Market such turtle shall be displayed for inspection
purposes and the Vendor shall notify an officer or person authorized
by the Board when such turtle is ready to inspected. The landing
at any other point in New Providence of turtle intended for sale is
strictly prohibited.

Turtle Sold in Out Islands
22. Where turtle are brought to any Out Island and intended
for sale by tender or otherwise in the Out Island the Vendor shall
notify one of the following persons, that is to say.
Any officer of the Board or
Any person authorized by the Board or
Any peace officer or
Any person acting under the authority of a Magistrate
or Justice of the Peace,
of such sale and submit such turtle to examination by such person.
23. Before offering any turtle shell whatsoever for sale by tender
or otherwise, the Vendor shall notify an officer of or person authoriz-
ed by the Board (in the case of New Providence), or one of the
persons mentioned in Rule 22 or these Rules (in the case of an Out
Island) of such intended sale and submit such turtle shell to ex-
amination by such person.

Size of Turtle
24. No person shall fish for or catch within the waters of the
Colony, slaughter, have in possession, sell, expose or offer for sale
or purchase in any place whatsoever Hawksbill turtle under the
size of seventeen inches from the neck scales to the tail pieces, or
Greenturtle under the size of fifteen inches from the neck scales to
the tail pieces.

Close Season
25. During the period from and including the first day of April
until and including the thirtieth day of June in each year, no person
shall take or capture, buy or sell or expose or offer for sale on behalf
of himself or any other person, in any pace whatsoever within the
Colony any Green Turtle, Hawksbill turtle or Loggerhead turtle.











Capture of Turtle on Beach
26. No person shall take or capture turtle on any beach in the
Colony.

Turtle Eggs

27. No person shall take, buy or sell or expose or offer for sale
on behalf of himself or any other person, in any place whatsoever
within the Colony, any turtle eggs.

VI BONEFISH

Sale Prohibited in New Providence

28. No person shall buy or sell or expose or offer for sale, on
behalf of himself or any other person, in any place whatsoever in
or within three-miles of the Island of New Providence, any bonefish.
Netting Prohibited at Harbour Island
29. No person shall, whether on behalf of himself or any other
person, take, capture, destroy or kill any bonefish by netting within
the harbour of Harbour Island, such habour to include all that
body of water bounded on the east by Harbour Island and on the
east and northeast by Man Island and on the north, south and west
by the northern part of the Island of Eleuthera.

Netting Prohibited at Fresh Creek

30. No person shall take or capture by means of a pet, on
behalf of himself or any other person, in that body of-water known
as Fresh Creek, in the Island of Andros, any bonefish.

Netting Prohibited at Bimini

31. No person shall within a mile of the coast of the islands
of the Biminis, Gun Cay and Cat Cay, whether on behalf of himself
or any other person, .ake- capture, destroy or kill by means of a
seine or other net any bonefish.

VII STONE CRAB

32. No person shall within two miles of the coast of the is-
lands of he Biminis and Grand Bahama, whether on behalf of him-
self or any other person, take, capture destory or kill, or have in
his possession any stone crab.












VIII FACTORIES FOR THE PRESERVATION
OF MARINE PRODUCTS
33. (1) All factories for the preservation of marine products
shall be open for inspection at any reasonable time
by any person authorized by these Rules to inspect
such factories. A person so authorized may inspect a
factory for the preservation of marine products at
any reasonable time and a canner shall produce for
inspection at the request of such officer any accounts
prescribed by these Rules.
(2) The proprietor of such factory shall keep accounts of
all marine products purchased and exported by him.
Such accounts shall be open to inspection by any per-
son authorized by these Rules to inspect such factories,
and the proprietor of any such factory shall render to
the Board at the end of each calendar month a state-
ment showing therein particulars of such products pur-
chased and exoprted during that month.

IX APPOINTMENT OF INSPECTORS
34. (1) The Board shall appoint Inspectors who shall exercise
the powers and duties conferred or imposed upon
them by these Rules.
(2) An Inspector shall have the following powers:
(a) To keep a register of all licensed exporters
and canners who purchase marine products;
(b) To count and weigh during such months of
the year and such hours of the day as the
Board may direct any crawfish brought to any
Port of Entry within or without the Colony.
(c) To procure from the holder of any licence issued
in accordance with Rule 14 of these Rules a
copy of a sales certificate for each and every
sale of crawfish made in respect of such li-
cence;
(d) To inspect and examine any marine products;
(e) To inspect and examine any vessel in which
any marine product is exported;
(f) To take all such steps in accordance with the
the Law as may be necessary to ensure com-
pliance with the provisions of any Act or Rule
for the time being in force relating to marine
products;
(g) Generally to perform such other duties and
keep such accounts as the Board may from time
to time direct.











X POWERS OF INSPECTION AND SEIZURE
35. (1) Every person to whom a licence has l-een issued un-
der these Rules shall produce such licence on demand
to any Inspector.
(2) For the purpose of inspecting marine products an In-
spector may enter upon any private property or stop
or enter any vessel or boat within the waters of the
Colony and remain thereon for such time as may
be necessary for him to prrform such inspection and
and may cause any collection or lot of marine products
to be sorted as to species or size at the expense of the
owner and also prohibit the sale or movement of such
marine products until such sorting has been effected
(3) If an Inspector has reasonable cause to suspect that
any marine products have been sold, purchased or
exported or that the sale, purchase or export of such marine pro-
ducts has been attempted in contravention of these
Rules or any law then such Inspector may seize and
detain such marine products and may also detain any
boat or receptacle in which such products are found.

XI DISPOSAL OF SEIZED MARINE PRODUCTS
36. (1) Any marine products seized in accordance with Rule
35 of these Rule shall where practicable be taken to
the nearest Port of Entry or place of landing by the
Inspector who has seized them, and such Inspector
may use for the purpose of conveying such products
to such ports of entry or place of landing the boat
in which such products were seized, and may there-
upon sell such products.
(2) The proceeds cf any sale conducted under the pro-
visions of paragraph (1) of this rule shall be deposited
in the Court of the Magistrate within whose juris-
diction the sale took place, and such Magistrate shall
dispose of them as follows:
(a) Where any person is charged with an offence
against these Rules or any law relating to
marine products, such offence being related
to marine products, seized and sold in ac-
cordance with Rules 35 and 36 of these Rules,
and the proceeds of he sale of such products
being in the Court of trial or any other court
the trial Magistrate may upon the conviction
of such person order the proceeds of such sale
to be forefited, but if such person is acquitted
the trial Magistrate shall order the proceeds
of such sale to be returned to such person;
(b) If no such charge is preferred or if such a
charge is withdrawn then any person having an












interest in the proceeds of such sale may apply
to the Court in which such proceeds are de-
posited and the Court may order that such
proceeds shall be paid to such person;
(c) Where no proceedings are taken as provided
in subparagraph (a) or (b) of this paragraph
within twelves months of the payment into
court of such proceeds then such proceeds shall
be forfeited and shall be paid into the Public
Treasury of the Colony.

XII PENALTIES
37. (1) Any person who willfully obstructs or resists any In-
spector in the execution of his duties under these Rules
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on
summary conviction to a penalty of Fifty Pounds.
(2) Any person who commits a breach of these Rules shall
be guilty of an offence and if no other penalty is im-
posed by the Act or these Rules shall beliable on sum-
mary conviction to a penalty of Fifty Pounds.
(3) If the holder of a licence
(a) fails to comply with the provisions of these
Rules or
(b) comits a breach of any of the laws of the Colony
in connection with purchasing for export or
exporting any marine products
the Board may in addition to any other penalty
cancel or suspend the licence of such person.
38. The undermentioned Rules, enacted by The Agricultural
and Marine Products Board are hereby revoked:
The Agricultural & Marine Products Board Rules
(No. of 1936).
The Marine Products (Fish) Rules, 1944
The Marine Products (Fish) Amendment Rules,
1948
The Agricultural & Marine Products (Conch) Rules,
1949
The Agricultuarl & Marine Products (Bonefish)
Rules, 1952
The Agricultural & Marine Products (Netting of
Bonefish) Rules. 1953
The Marine Products (Fish) (Amendment) Rules,
1951
The Marine Products (Fish) Rules, 1944 (Amend-
ment) Rules, 1953
The Marine Products (Fish) Rules, 1944 (Amend-
ment No. 2) Rules, 1953
The Agricultural 1 Marine Products (Stone Crab)
Rules, 1953
The Agricultural & Marine Products (Loggerhead












Turtle and Eggs) Rules, 1953
Made by The Agricultural and Marine Products
Board this 26th day of August 1954.
PHILLIP C. D. BETHELL
Chairman.

Approved by the Governor-in-Council this 8th day of Septemer
1954.
K. O'B. HARDING
Clerk to the Executive Council.


SCHEDULE


THE AGRICULTURAL AND MARINE PRODUCTS BOARD ACT

FORM I.

CANNER'S GENERAL LICENCE


Licence No. ..................

Place and date of issue ................ ...........................

......... ............ .............. of .........................
is hereby licensed to engage in the purchase for
canning or preservation of the following Marine
Products as listed at the undermentioned fishing
area or areas designated:


MARINE PRODUCTS


FISHING AREAS


2. Port through which Marine Products bought

under this licence must be cleared ...............................
3. This licence is issued subject to the com-
pliance b ythe licensee with the conditions,
specified in the Marine Products (Fisheries) Rules 1954.
4. This licence expires on the of 19..


(Signature and office of
officer issuing licence)










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THE AGRICULTURAL AND MARINE PRODUCTS BOARD ACT
FORM 2

EXPORTER'S GENERAL LICENCE


Licence No..........................

Place and date of issue ............................................

............ ..... .. ..................... o f ................. ..--.

........................ ................. of ................
is hereby licensed to engage in the purchase for ex-
port and shipment for export of the following Marine
Products as listed at the undermentioned fishing areas:-

MARINE PRODUCTS FISHING AREAS






MARINE PRODUCTS FISHING AREAS

Name of Vessel ......... .. ................................

Home Port ... ....... .................... ...............

Tonnage .....................

Description ....... .............................................

Name of Owner ................................. ....... ....

Nam e of M aster ............................................ ......
2. Port through which Marine brought under this

licence must be cleared .........................................

3. This licence is issued subject to the compliance by
the lincesee with the conditions specified in the Marine
Products (Fisheries) Rules 1954.
4. This licence expires on the ..............of..........19..
........................ .......

(Signature and office of
officer issuing licence.)










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THE AGRICULTURAL AND MARINE PRODUCTS BOARD ACT

FORM 3

BULK EXPORTER'S LICENCE


Licence No ......................

Place and date of issue ....................... .. ................

...................... .............. of ......... .........
is hereby licensed to engage in the purchase and export of the
following Marine Products as listed from the undermentioned fish-
ing areas:

MARINE PRODUCTS FISHING AREAS





Nam e of Vessell ............... ..... ....................

Home Port .............. ......... .........................

Tonnage ........................

Description ............. .................................. .

N am e of O w ner .................... ..............................

Name of M aster .......................................... ......

2. Port through which Marine Products bought under this li-

cence must be cleared ............................................

3. This licence is issued by subject to the compliance by the
licensee with the conditions epecified in the Marine Products (Fish-
eries) Rules 1954.

4. This licence expires on the ..............of............ 19..


(Signature !and office of
officer issuing licence.)










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THE AGRICULTURAL AND MARINE PRODUCTS BOARD ACT
FORM 4.

SALES CERTIFICATE


Fishing Areas ..............................................

Date................... ............

Seller's Nam e ...............................

Buyer's N am e ...................................................

Weight of crawfish sold for:

A. Live Export ................ bs.

B. Canning or preserving ............... bs.

Number of Crawfish sold for:

A. Live Export .............. .................... head

B. Canning or Preserving ...........................head

Price at which sold

Fees Collected ....................

....................Inspector

..............Buyer or Agent

....................... Seller


















SUPPLEMENT TO THE


OFFICIAL GAZETTE


BAHAMAS
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

NASSAU SEPTEMBER 23rd, 1954 26.

NO. 143.
The sub-joined Order-in-Council made under The Pensions Act
1952 (No. 28 of 1952) is published for general information.
M.P. P. 21.
ORDER IN COUNCIL
MADE UNDER
THE PENSIONS ACT 1952
(No. 28 of 1952)
In exercise of the powers conferred upon the Governor in Council
by Section 4 of the Pensions Act 1952, in the following Order is
hereby made:
1. This Order may be cited as the Robert Barclay Haxton Pen-
sion Order, 1954.
2. A pension at the rat of Two hundred and fifty pounds (250)
per annum is hereby granted to Robert Barclay Haxton as from the
19th August, 1954.
Order in Council this 22nd day of September, 1954.
K. O'B. HARDING,
Clerk to the Executive Council.
NO. 144.
The subjoined Order-in-Council made under The James Edward



W/









Roberts Pension Act 1954 (No. 64 of 1954) is published for general
information:
M.P. P. 366.

ORDER IN COUNCIL
MADE UNDER
THE JAMES EDWARD ROBERTS PENSION ACT 1954
(No. 64 of 1954)

In exercise of the powers conferred upon th eGovernor in Coun-
cil by Section 2 of The James Edward Roberts Pension Act 1954, the
following Order is hereby made:
1. This Order may be cited as The James Edward Roberts
Pension Order (No. 2) 1954.
2. A pension at the rate of Thirteen hundred pounds (1,300)
per annum is hereby granted to James Edward Roberts as from the
1st July, 1954.
3. The Pension granted by this Order shall be in satisfaction
of and in substitution for any right, title, interest or claim or in
any pension or gratuity which he now has or may have under any
other act.
Ordered in Council this 23rd day of September, 1954
K. O'B. HARDING,
Clerk to the Executive Council.




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