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Title: Official gazette
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Publication Date: December 22, 1955
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    Government Notice No. 203: The Electrical Department (Amendment) Rules 1955 - M.P. 1619
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OFFICIAL GAZETTE



BAHAMAS

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

NASSAU DECEMBER 22nd, 1955 51

GOVERNMENT NOTICES


COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE
The following Government Notices are published as a Sup-
plement to this Gazette:-
No. 203-The Electrical Department (Amendment) Rules 1955--
M.P. 1619.


No. 204-Order in Council made under The Magistrates Act
(Ch. 43)-M.P, 12069/3.


No. 205.
With reference to Government Notice No. 42 of the 17th
February, 1955, it is hereby notified that Her Majesty the
Queen has been pleased .o confirm the appointment of the Hon-
ourable L. A. W. Orr, Q.C., B.A., LL.B., M.E.C., to be a Member
of the Legislative Council with effect from the 17th February,
1955.
M.P. Conf. 444/2.


No. 206.
His Excellency the Governor has been pleased to appoint by
an Instrument made under the Public Seal of the Colony, The
Honourable Frederick Mitchell Noad, M.E.C., Acting Colonial
Secretary, to be His Deputy during his temporary absences
from New Providence with effect from the 17th December, 1955.
M.P. 1882.


207.
It is hereby notified that pending the issue of Her Majesty's
Exequatur, His Excellency the Governor has been pleased to
recognize Colonel Charles F. Neave as Honourary Consul of
Monaco at Harbour Island, Bahamas.
M.P. 15156.


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354 OFFICIAL GAZETTE

No. 208.
His Excellency the 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. 1 of 1955-The Import Control Regulations Act 1955.
M:.P. 15264.


No. S09.
The subjoined Notice of Intention given under The Acquisi-
tion of Land Act (Ch. 265) is published for general information.
M.P. 14210R.
NOTICE OF INTENTION
Given Under
THE ACQUISITION OF LAND ACT
(Chapter 265)
WHEREAS it appears to His Excellency the Governor in
Council that the land described in the Schedule hereto is required
for a public purpose
NOW THEREFORE it is hereby notified that it is th;e inten-
tion of His Excellency the Governor in Council to acquire the
said land for a public purpose, to wit: for the purpose of im-
plementing the Agreement made, with the concurrence of the
Government of the Bahama Islands between the Government
of th.j United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
and the Government of the United States of America concerning
a Long Range Proving Ground for Guided Missiles to be known
as "The Bahama Long Range Proving Ground".
All persons interested in the said land shall within 30 days
of the:' publication of this notice state in writing to the Colonial
Secretary of the Colony the nature of their respective inter-
ests in the said land and the amount and particulars of their
claim to compensation for such interests.
Dated the 22nd day of December, 1955.
F. M. NOAD,
Acting Colonial Sercetary.

SCHEDULE
All that tract or parcel of land containing 23.69 acres, more
or less and situate on the western coast of the Island of San
Salvador, in the area immediately northward of Bonefish Bay
Point, as out lined on a plan numbered F56 AI 4278, on record
at M.P. 1017D/211 of the Crown Lands Office' and at M.P.
14210R/19b of the Colonial Secretary's Office and by this refer-
ence made a part hereof and more particularly described as
follows:-
From the eastern end of the concrete, pier at Cockburn Town
go northerly along the Main Public Road known as the Lime-
stone Road for a distance of 8272 feet (Approx.) to a point on
the western side of the Main Public Road and 10 feet from its
centre line, which said point is the point of beginning of the
said tract or parcel of land now required for a public purpose.
From this point of beginning the boundaries of the said
tract or parcel of land now required for a public purpose extend
thence across the said Main Public Road and along the common
boundary line between the L.R.P.G. tract No. SS-502 and lands
said to be owned by H. G. Christie South 13 degrees 41 minutes
30 seconds East, 226.95 feet to a brass disc set in concrete
which is located on the western boundary of a tract of 700 acres
of land which was originally granted to William H. Williams et al
(see record at page 95 of Book 1 in the Crown Lands Office)
but is now the property of the Roman Catholic Mission of the
Bahamas the said brass disc also marking the com-
mon boundary between the said lands now the pro-












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perty of the Roman Catholic Mission of the Bahamas,
the said lands said to be owned by H. G. Christie and
L.R.P.G Tract No. SS-502-thence along the common boundary
line between the said lands now the. property of the Roman
Catholic Mission of the Bahamas and the said land said to be
owned by H. G. Christie North 46 degrees 28 minutes 20 seconds
East, 1530.00 feet to a brass disc set in concrete, thence through
the said lands said to be owned by H. G. Christie and across
the said Main Public Road known as the Limestone Road
North 46 degrees 50 minutes West, 705.80 feet to a brass disc
set in concrete at the Mean High Water Mark of the Atlantic
Ocean on the western coast of the Island of San Salvador, t.ence,
along the said Mean High Water Mark South 46 degrees 03
minutes 20 seconds West, 527.95 feet to a brass disc set in con-
crete, thence continuing along the said Mean High Water Mark
South 54 degrees 43 minutes 20 seconds West, 820.85 feet to an
iron pipe set in concrete which marks the most northerly corner
of L.R.P.G. Tract No. SS-502, thence along the common bound-
ary line between said L.R.P.G. Tract No. SS-502 and the said
lands said to be owned by H. G. Christie South; 40 degrees 14
minutes East 622.86 fEet back to the point of beginning.



No. 210.
It is hereby notified that Her Majesty's Exequatur em-
powering Signor Luigi Ricco to act as Italian Consul-General
for Jamaica, Bahamas and Bermuda, resident in Havana, re-
ceived Her Majesty's signature on the 7th November, 1955.
M. P. 14202.

The foregoing Notices numbered 203 to 210 are published
by command.

F. M. NOAD,
Acting Colonial Secretary.



DEPARTMENTAL NOTICES


Registrar General's Office
15th November, 1955
THE REMOVAL OF DEFUNCT COMPANIES ACT.

TAKE NOTICE that under the provisions of The Removal of
Defunct Companies Act (Chapter 84) I have struck off the under-
mentioned Company as and from the 1st November, 1955 on the
grounds that it is no longer carrying on business or in operation:-
PROGRESSIVE INVESTMENTS LIMITED.

N. C. ROBERTS,
Asst. Registrar General.



Registrar General's Office,
Nassau, Bahamas,
13th December, 1955.
TAKE NOTICE that, in accordance with the Liquidator's
Report dated 10th September, 1955, the affairs of the under-
mentioned Company have been fully wound up and that the said
Company has been struck off the Register and shall be deemed
to have been disolved as and from the 13th day of December, 1955.
No. 1366 MERMAISON INVESTMENTS LIMITED.

N. C. ROBERTS,
Asst. Registrar General.











356 OFFICIAL GAZETTE

Police Headquarters,
Nassau, Bahamas,
'4th December, 1955,
INSPECTION OF TAXI CABS AND RENEWAL OF
DRIVING LICENCES
Owners and drivers of Taxi-Cabs are notified that the Taxi.
Cab Board will meet on FRIDAY December 30th, 1955, at FORT
CHARLOTTE for the purpose of licencing drivers and inspecting
taxi cabs to be licenced for the year 1956, at the following times:
Renewals:
Taxi Cabs No. 1 100 10:00 a.m.
Taxi Cabs No. 101 10:45 a.m.
Buses 11:30 a.m.
Owners of Taxi Cabs and drivers will be required, to produce
their taxi cab and taxi cab drivers licences for 1955.
E. J. H. COLCHESTER-WEMYSS,
Commissioner of Police.


Police Headquarters,
Nassau, Bahamas
19th December, 1955.

NOTICE
BAY STREET from ELIZABETH AVENUE to GEORGE
STREET will be closed to traffic between the hours of 3 a.m. and
9 a.m. on Monday the 26th December, 1955, and Monday 2nd Jan-
uary, 1956.
Parking of vehicles on BAY STREET from ELIZABETH
AVENUE to GEORGE STREET is prohibited between the hours
of 3 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Monday 26th December, 1955, and Monday
2nd January, 1956.
Between 3 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Monday 26th December, 1955,
and Monday 2nd January, 1956, that position of SHIRLEY STREET
from ELIZABETH AVENUE to FREDERICK STREET, PRINCES'
STREET, and that portion of DUKE STREET between MARKET
STREET and GEORGE STREET, and GEORGE STREET be-
tween MARLBOROUGH STREET and BAY STREET will be open
to two way traffic.
E. J. H. COLCHESTER-WEMYSS,
Commissioner of Police.


Police Headquarters,
Nassau, Bahamas,
19th December, 1955.
A REQUEST
In connection with the Junkanoo Parade on BAY STREET on
the mornings of Monday 26th December, 1955, and Monday 2nd
January 1956, all persons taking part, and spectators generally,
are requested to exercise the greatest care with firecrackers.
Please do not throw lighted firecrackers into the crowd, either
in the parade or onlookers, or on to the roofs of buildings. Serious
injury may be caused to persons and grave risks of fire incurred
by the careless use of firecrackers.
E. J. H. COLCHESTER-WEMYSS,
Commissioner of Police.











OFFICIAL GAZETTE 357

IN THE SUPREME COURT
PROBATE SIDE
No. 189/1955.
Whereas Lorett Wallace of the Eastern District of the
Island of New Providence, Widow, has made application to the
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Bahama Islands for
letters of Administration of he real and personal estates of Frank
Wallace, late of the Eastern District of the Island of New Provi-
dence, Gardener, deceased.
Notice is hereby given that such application will be heard
by the said Chief Justice at the expiration of fourteen days from
the date hereof.

N. C. ROBERTS,
Asst. Registrar.
The Registry,
Supreme Court.
22nd December, 1955.







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SUPPLEMENT TO THE


OFFICIAL GAZETTE


BAHAMAS

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

NASSAU DECEMBER 22nd, 1955 51

GOVERNMENT NOTICES

COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE

No. 203
The subjoined Rules made under The Electrical Department
Act (Ch. 25) are published for general information
M.P. 1619.
RULES
Made Under
THE ELECTRICAL DEPARTMENT ACT
(Ch. 25)
In exercise of tie powers conferred upon them by section
15 of the Electrical Department Act, and with the approval of
the Governor in Council, the Electrical Board hereby make the
following Rules:
1. These Rules may be cited as the Electrical Department
(Amendment) Rules 1955.
2. Schedule 1 of the Electrical Department Rules 1944 is
hereby amended by adding thereto at the end thereof the fol-
lowing:
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Commercial Rate
9. For electricity supplied to Commercial Installa-
tions the maximum demand of which exceeds 5 KWA and
consumption in excess of 10,000 Kwhs per month, 6 per
annum per K.V.A. of maximum demand up to 300 K.V.A.
thereafter, plus a unit charge of:
(a) For the first 30 units per K.V.A. of demand per
month: 3d. per unit.
(bi Remaining units up to 60,000 per month: 2d. per unit.
(c) All units over 60,000 per month: 13/4d. per unit."
Made by th;e Electrical Board this 15th day of November,1955.
E. A. P. DUPUCH,
Chairman.

Approved by the Governor in Council this 20th day of
December, 1955.
K. O'B. HARDING,
Clerk to the Executive Council.


No. 204.
The subjoined Order in Ccuncil made under The Magistrates
Act (Ch. 43) is published for general information.
M.P. 12069/3
ORDER IN COUNCIL
Made Under
THE MAGISTRATES ACT
(Ch. 43)
WHEREAS by section 10 of the Magistrates Act the Gov-
ernor in Council may by Order in Council nominate any Justice
of the Peace, and empower him to try cases singly within the
limits of any district or area to be defined by the Order during
the period to be specified in such Order:
NOW THEREFORE the Governor in Council in exercise of
the powers vested in him by the said section 10 of the Magis-
trates Act hereby nominates Major Henry Popham James,
Justice of the Peace for the whole Colony, to try cases singly
in the Out Islands of the Colony.
This Order shall come into force on the first day of January,
1956, and shall expire on the first day of January, 1957.
Ordered in Council this 21st day of December, 1955.
K. O'B. HARDING,
Clerk to the Executive Council.




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