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Title: Official gazette - Dominica
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Title: Official gazette - Dominica
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    Draft Bill: Legislative Council Continuance Ordinance, 1950
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    Draft Bill: Magistrate's Code of Procedure (Amendment) Ordinance, 1950
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    Draft Bill: Forest, Soil and Water Conservation (Amendment) Ordinance, 1950
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Dominica.


Official


Gazette.


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VOL. LXXIII


ROSEAU, MONDAY, APRIL 3, 1950.


Government Notices.

Administrator's Office.
23rd March 1950.
THE DOMINICA 13A.N4NA
ASSOCIATION.
Tte Annual General Meeting of the
Dominica Banana Association will be held
at the office of the Absociation at 10.30
a. m. on Wednesday. 19th April, 1950
AGENDA
1. Confirmation of Minutes -
2. Resolution re Entrance Membership
fees by Mr R. B. Douglas.
3. Annual Report 1949.
.4. Election of Six Members to the
Board of Management.
5. Any other business
J. H. C. GRELL.
Secretary.
617/48
Administrator's Office,
27th March, 1950.
As recommended at-West Indian Gov-
ernors' Conference held in Barbados in
November, 1949, a Conference of Officials
from British Caribbean Commission Terri-
tories was held in Barbados from March
7th to March 14th to consider the Econ-
omic Problem of Regions in the light of
the revaluation of sterling in September,
1949. The members of the Conference
were as follows: -
Chairman: -
Professor C. G. Beasley, Colonial De-
velopment and Welfare Organisation,
Colonial Office: -
Mr. A. Emanuel, Head of the Econ-
omic (General) Department, Colonial
Office.
Barbados:-
Mr. E J, Petrie, Financial Secretary

3'A -71 a9
3az.7et1l
3d-?I.


Mr. F. A. Bishop, Acting Controller
of Supplies
British Guiana: -
Lieutenant Colonel O. A. Spencer.
Economic Adviser;
Mr. J. Fletcher, Controller of Supplies
British Honduras:-
The Honourable E. D. Hone, Colonial
Secretary.
Jamaica:-
Mr. J. B. Clegg, Secretary for Econ.
omic Affairs; ,
Mr. D. C Ferguson, Commissioner of
Commerce and Industry;
Mr. J. 0. Mordecia, Trade Adminis-
trator,
.Leeward Islands:-
The Honourable P. D. Macdonald
Colonial Secretary.
Trinidad:-
rhe Honourable A. R. Robertson,
Financial Secretary;
Mr, A. A. Shemfield, Economic Ad-
viser;
Mr. L P. Spence Controller of :us-
toms and Excise.
Windward Islands:-
His Honour E. P. Arrowsmith, Ad.
ministrator of Dominica;
His Honour J. M. Stow, Administra-
tor St. Lucia;
His Honour W. F. Coutts, Adminis-
trator of St. Vifcent;
Mr. A. Macleod-Smith, Economic and
Financial Adviser.
Mr. B E. Rolfe of the Colonial Devel-
opment and Welfare Organisation acted
as Secretary of the Conference and the
Conference reviewed field economic pro-
blems in British Caribbean as th y have
developed since revaluation of sterling
against the background not only of special
condition in region but also of economic


No. 16








76 OFFICIAL GAZBT-TE, MONDAY, APRIL 3, 1950.


trends in sterling area and in the world in
general. It gave partieulars of eonsider-
atiea to the problem of cta-ge in diree-
tion of imports and exports, export incen-
tives, the measurement and control of
change in price and cost of living, wage
trends; the maintenance of fiscal stability
and development in new industry.
The Conference recognised, though
revaluation of sterling could not be view-
ed in isolation from other major economic
influence, it had thrown into relief some'
of the region's most difficult economic
problems and Conference recommended
to Governors that these should be review-
ed from time toltime on a regional basis.
87/50.
Administrator's Office,
27th March, 1950.
The undermentioned draft Bills which it
is proposed to introduce in the Legisla-
tive Council, are published for general
information with this issue of the Official
Gazette:
An Ordinance to extend the duration
of the present Legislative Conncil.
310/50.
An Ordinance further to amend the
Magistrate's Code of Rrecedure Act.
144/45
An Ordinance further to amend the
Forest Soil and Water Conservation
Ordinance, 1946.
1120/49
Administrator's Ollice.
29th March, 1950.
IT is notified, for general information
that the Secretary of State for the Colonies
has notified His Excellency the Governor
that the King will not be advised to exer-
cise His Majesty's power of disallowance
with respEct to the undermentioned Ordi-
nances passed by the Legislative Council of
Dsminiea :-
No. 2 of 1949. An Ordinance to furth-
er amend the Crown Latids Ordi-
nance, 1915.
991/48.
No. 12 of 1919. An Ordinance to
validate the payment of Pensions
and Gratuities by the Roseau Town
Council to certain of their officers
and servants in contravention of the
provisions of the Pensions Regula-
tions, 1944.
203/46
No 29 of 1949. AnOrdinance to fourth.
er and protect the activities and
interests of the Boy Scouts Assecia-
tion in the Colony.
740/49
Adminietrater's Ofice,
31st March, 1950.
The following particulars relating to
appointments etc. in the public service are
published for general information:-


ARCBER, VICTOR, A.A., appointed Head-
master, Dominica Grammar School,
6th March, 1950.
1010/48
BUTLER. CLEV.E. 3rd Class Clerk, Tret-
sury and Customs Department, vaca-
tion leave from 29th Miarch to 3rd
May, 1950, inclusive
E 601
COLAIRE, JOHN BAPTISTE Assistant Dir-
trict Instructor, appointed District
Instructor, Agricultural Department.
1st. October, 1948
910/47
DANGLIR. RALPH. G. S O. Class II: Trea-
sury and Customs Deparment. Boat-
man, vacation leave from 1st April to
6th May, !950, inclu-ive.
E. 455
DANIEL JOSEPH Sanitary Inspector. Ma-
haut, vacation leave from 1st April to
19th April, 1950 inclusive.
E. 616
NISBETT. NonRIsJ.. Police Corporal, Dom-
inica Police Force, resigns appoint-
ment.
31st March, 1950.
869/48.
RODNEY, SEBASTIEN. F, appointed Assist-
ant District Instructor, Agricultural
Department
1st. October, 1948
910/47.
Admiuistratbr's Office.
31st March, 1950
The following telegram from His Excel-
lency the Governor to H. R. II. Princess
ALICE and H. R. H 's reply thereto are
published for general information.
From GOVERNOR BEGINS:
"On behalf of the people of the
"Windward Islands I send Your Royal
" Highness and the Earl of Athlone our
" grateful thanks for your visit which has
"been an inspiration to all of us. We
" wish you a happy stay in other Carib.
"bean Colonies and a safe, return to the
"United Kingdom "
GOVERNOR OF TIE WINWARD
ISLAND.
From H. R. H. BEGINS:
We thank you most sincerely for
"your kind message on behalf of the
"people of the Windward Island whose
"spontaneous reception accorded to us
"has enhanced our feelings of affection
"for their beautiful islands. May pros
"perity result from careful farming of
" their crops in rich soil after lean years
" of adversity. Once again we thank you
"all for your wonderful hospitality.
ENDS. ALICE MARY
274/50.
By Order,
J.N. MCINTYRE,
SG',vernment Seret't ru







OFFICIAL GAZETTE, MONDAY, APRIL 3, 1950.
SALE OF PROPERTIES FOR THE RECOVERY OF TAXES.

PRovosT MARSHAL'S OFFICE, .
DOMINICA.
17th March, 1950.
TAKE NOTICE that the following properties, which were bought in
by the Government on the 3rd day of June. 1949, for default in payment of
Land and House Tax, 1918, if not redeemed on or before the 13th day of
April, 1950, will be put up for sale by Public Auction on the day and at the
place hereinafter mentioned and Certificate of Purchase will be issued im-
mediately.


Properties. t lTce o
Sfile.

Provost
Marshal's
Office.
2 houses, 1 lot, Hiilsboro St.
1 lot, Upper Lane I,
1 house, Upper Lane ,
1 house, Virgin I.ane
1 house. 1 lot. River St.
2 houses, 1 lot, Bath Road
1 lot, Old Street
1 house, Old St.
1 lot, River Street
1 house, 1 out house,
Great Marlboro. St.
1 house, Upper Lane
1 house, Pottersville
1 house, Queen St.
1 house, 1 lot, 1 out house,
Great Marlboro. St
1 house, Pottersville
I house, 1 outhouse. River St ,,
1 house Pottersville
1 house, 1 lot, Cork St.
1 house, 1 lot, 1 out house,
hillsboro. St.
1 house, New Street
2 houses, Pottersville
I house, 1 lot, 1 out house,
Upper Lane
1 house, 1 out house,
Queen Street
1 house, 1 lot, 1 out house,
Cork St
1 lot, Grandby St.
1 house, Hanover St.
I lot, Bath Road
1 house, Riv, r St.
1 house, Back Street
1 house, 1 lot, 1 out house,
Grandby St.
1 lot, High St.
2 houses, Bath Road
1 house, 1 lot, Market St.
1 house, Bath Road
1 house, I lot, Bath Road
1 house, Glover Lane
1 house, Pottersville
2 houses, 1 lot, 1 out house,
Mark t St.
3 houses, 2 lots, 1 outhouse,
Fort Lane
1 house, 1 lot, Virg'n Lane
1 house, Grandby St.
1 house, Pottersville
1 house, Queen Street
1 house, 1 lot, River St. ,,
1 house, Grandby Street
1 house, Hillsborough St
1 lot, Grandby Street ,,


Date of
Sale.

Thursday,
13th April,
1950,
at 11 a.m.
9,
,,



Reason why Sold.

For default in payment
of Land and H use Tax,
1948, by :-
Parry W. Bellot
Helen Jos. Blanc
Mary Babylas
Ellen Brown
Justine Baron
Navy Cuff-
Heirs C. Caravana
Zulta Cleville
Geraldine Caesar

Catherine Daly
Josephine Delsol
James Dyer
L. P. Daniel

Estate James Francis
Cecilia Frith
Maggie Gardier
Daniel George
Alice C. Joseph

Augustus James
Eloisia John
Fifine Julien

Josephine Joseph

Mary Joseph

Alice C. Jo-eph
Kenneth L Joseph
George A. Johnson
Conrad Jean Jacques
Minnie John
Maria Magdalene Jun-
kere
V Lamothe
Mabel Lundy
Do.
George Matters
Sine Matthew
Irene Maxime
Mary Maxime
Lydia Meade

Sarah Mary Newman

Clarita Pot er
Jane Peter
Gwendoline Robin
Lixia Stephen
Adelaide zorhaino
Geo. Stephen Senhouse
Elmira imothy
Marian R. Thomas
SMarian Thompsoi







OFFICIAL GAZETTE, MONDAY, APRIL 3, 1950.


Properties.


S Plce of
Sale.


Prov6st
Marshal's
: Office.
1 house, Pottersville ,
1 house, Pottersville,
1 out house, Pottersville ,,
1 house, 1 lot, 1 out.house,
Market Street
1 house, 1 lot, 1 out house,
Hillsboro St.
1 house, 1 lot, 1 out house,
Cork St.
1 house, 1 lot, 1 out house,
Hillsboro Street
1 house, 1 lot, I out house,
Castle St. ,,
1 house, 1 lot, Turkey Lane
1 house, 1 lot, 1 out house,
Old St.
1 house, 1 lot, 1 out house,
Fort Lane
2 houses, 1 lot, Field Lane


Date of
Sale. Reason why Sold.

Thursday, For default in payment
13th April, of Land and House Tax,
1950, 1948, by :
at 11 a.m. Stinise 1 albot
,, William White
,, Adolphus Xavier
S Charles C. C. Bellot

,, Joseph A. Bellot
S Irma Didier

,, R. M. Green'

,, Clarlta Quaglio & others
Gwendoline Robin

Heirs Julien Simon

Est.A. C. Shillingford
Wm. Wallace Wyllis


T. A. BOYD,
Provost Marshal.
222 .15.





































DOMINICA.
Printed at the BULLETIN OFFICE, Roseau, by G, A. JAMES-By Authority









DOMINICA.

No. of 1950.

AN ORDINANCE to extend the duration of the
present Legislative Council.
[Gazetted ,1950]
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor with the advice and
consent of the Legislative Council of Dominica as follows:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Legislative Coun-
cil Continuance Ordinance, 1950. Short title.
2. Notwithstanding the provisions of the Dominica Con-
stitution Ordinance 1936, and any Ordinances amending the
1 Ord No 8/1936.
said Ordinance, the duration of the present Legislative Coun-
cil in and for the Colony shall be and is hereby extended to Cnnuance
the thirty-first day of January, 1951 unless such Council shall Council
be sooner dissolved.
Passed this day of 1950.

Clerk of the Legislative Council.
319/50
OBJECTS AND REASONS.
The object of this Bill is to prolong the life of the Legislative Coun-
cil of Dominica pending Constitutional Reform.
C. ADDISON HARNEY
Crown Attorney.








DOMINICA.

No. of 1950.
AN ORDINANCEfurther toamend the Magis-
trate's Code of Procedure Act.
[Gazetted 1950]
BE Ir ENACTED by the Governor with the advice and
consent of the Legislative Council of Dominica as follows:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Magistrate's Short title
Code of Procedure (Amendment) Ordinance, 1950 and shall be L a. Act
read as one with the Magistrate's Code of Procedure Act as 3 1931
amended (hereinafter referred to as the Principal Act.) L.I. Act
26( 193,
D ca. Ords
6/1940.
12 194t
4 1949.

2. Subsection (1) of section one hundred and seventy Amenldment
of section
six of the Principal Act is amended by inserting the words 17i (t ,,f
"of the Supreme Court" between the word 'Registrar" the Principal
and the word "all" occurring in the fifthteen line thereof. Act.
3. Section one hundred and seventy seven of the Princi- Substitution
pal Act is hereby repealed and in place thereof the following of Sec:ion
shall have effect: 177 o the
Principal
177. (1) The Magistrate shall record the reasons for Act.
the judgement in writing and sign the same at the time of
pronouncing the judgment and within fourteen days of
such pronoucement of the judgment appealed against shall
cause such reasons to be transmitted to the Registrar of the
Supreme Court and they shall be included in and form part
of the record of appeal.
(2) The Registrar of the Supreme Court shall
thereupon set the appeal down for nearing at the next
Court to be holden by the Judge and on application of either
party to the appeal shall supply such applicant with a copy
of the record of appeal or of any part thereof on payment
for the same at the rate of four cents per folio of 100
words.
Passed by the Legislative Council this day
of 1950.

Clerk of the Council.
144/45.
OBJECTS AND REASONS.
The object of this Bill is to amend the Magistrate's Code of Procedure
Act (Cap. 61) so as to give effect to certain observations of the Legal
Advisers to the Right Honourable the Secretary of State contained in
despatch- dated 19th January, 1950.
C. ADDISON HARNEY
Crown Attorney.







DOMINICA.

No. of 1950.
AN ORDINANCE further to amend the Forest,
Soil and Water Conservation Ordin-
ance, 1946.
[Gazetted ,1950.1
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor with the advice
and consent of the Legislative Council of Dominica as
follows:--
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Forest, Soil Short Title,
and Water Conservation (Amendment) Ordinance, 1950,
and shall be read as one with the Forest, Soil and Water 1' o 19A48
Conservation Ordinance, 1946, as amended (hereinafter
referred to as the principal Ordinance).
2. After Section 24 of the principal Ordinance theInsertion of
following section shall be inserted :-- section 24A.
24A. It shall be lawful for the Chief Forest Officer
Authority by
cr any person authorised by him in writing, where chief Forest
Officer to
he has reasonable ground to believe that any land- inspect plans.
owner is in possession of lands suspected to be ad.
joining Crown Lands and where boundaries of such
Lands are doubtful, to request such landowner to
produce for inspection his plans, deeds or other
documents as may be necessary for verifying such
boundaries.
Passed this day of 1949.

Clerk of the Legislative Council.
1120/49.


OBJECTS AND REASONS

At present the ForestlOfficers experience great difficulty in
a-certaining the boundaries of Crown Lands especially those ad-
joining small land holders who in most cases are unwilling to help.
In order to remove this difficulty and to facilitate the world of
verifying all boundaries to Crown Lands this Bill is introduced.
E. L. ST.BERNARD,
Ag.. Crown Attorney.
6th December, 1949.




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