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        Page 39a
    Ordinance no. 17 of 1953
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    Imperial Instrument no. 3 of 1953
        Page B-7
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    Statutory Rules and Orders no. 3 of 1954
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    Statutory Rules and Orders no. 4 of 1954
        Page C-14
    Statutory Rules and Orders no. 5 of 1954
        Page C-15
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Dominica.


Official


Gazette.


Pub liis tb bp uttb orit .

VOL. LXXVII ROSEAU, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1954. No. 9

Government Notices.


No. 44
STATEMENT REGARDING THE
AWARD OF SCHOLARSHIPS IN THE
COLONY IN RESPECT OF THE
PERIOD 1950--153

WITH reference to a Notice appearing
in the Official Gazette of July 24th, 1950,
a further statement regarding the award
of scholarships to local candidates during
the period 1950-1953 is published for
general information.
M. P. 1507/49
13th November, 1953.
No. 45
VISIT OF HIS EXCELLENCY
THE GOVERNOR

IT is notified for general information
that His Excellency EDWARD BETHAM
BEETHAM, C.M.G., C.V.O., O.B.E., Governor
and Commander-in-Chief of the Wind-
ward Islands, accompanied by Mr. P
ROGERS, C.M.G., Assistant Under-Secre-
tary of State for the Colonies, is expected
to pay an official visit to Dominica from
the 24th to the 26th February, 1954.
Ref. M.P. 674/52
February 16th, 1954
No. 46
APPOINTMENT
SMITH, IVAN, Appointed Boatman, Cus-
toms Department, on two years' pro-
X nation.
5th December, 1953
7 / 1365/51
Db74o


No. 47
LEAVE
JOSEPH, A,, Messenger, Labour Depart-
ment, vacation leave from 17th Feb-
ruary to 6th March 1954, inclusive.
P.F. 624
WINSKI, K,, Surveyor, Public Works
Department, vacation leave from 18th
February to 2nd April, 1954, inclu-
sive.
P. F. 557
SORHAINDo, C.A., Head Teacher, Class 1,
Education Department, overseas leave
from 4th February to 5th August,
1954, inclusive.
P. F. 116
No. 48
ASSENT TO ORDINANCE
,THE undermentioned Ordinance which
has been assented to by His Excellency
the Governor is published with and forms
part of this issue of the Official Gazette:--
No. 17 of 1953. The Stamp Act (Amend-
ment) Ordinance, 1953.
Ref. 986/47
18th February, 1954
No, 49
IMPERIAL INSTRUMENT
TUB following Imperial Icstrument is
circulated with and forms part of this
issue of the Official Gazette : -
No. 3 of 1953. artiage by Air (Non-in.
ternational Carriage) (Colonies. I'ro.
tectorates and Trust Territories)
Order, 1953.
Ref. M.P. 1076 53
18th February, 1954


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OFFICIAL GAZETTE, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1954


No. 50 No. 3 of 1954. Warehouse Rules, 1953.
THE following Statutory Rules and No. 4 of 1954. A Proclamation.
Orders are circulated with and form part No. 5 of 1954. Carnival Oider in Council,
of this issue of the Official Gazette. 1954,
No. 51
STATEMENT REGARDING THE AWARD OF SCHOLARSHIPS IN THE COLONY
1950 1953
Year of Award Nature of Course Person Selected Place of Study Source of


Surveying
Co-operatives
Sanitation

Public Adminis-
tration

Mosquitoe
Identification
Statistics
Anti V.D. Work
Traffic Control

Sanitation


K. Winski
L. Simon
L. Le Blanc
G. Royer

D. K. Burton
N.E. Watty

J. E. P. Elwin
J. R. Casimir
S.S. Lestrade
D.E. Riviere
W.A. Wallace
E. Bertrand
Ci Rrinlv


1950



1951


















1952


Forestry
Education
(Teacher
Training)

Traffic Control
Tailoring
Automobile
Engineering
Labour Ad-


R. Shillingford
C. Hill


Patrick James
Daphne Watty
G. Benjamin
A. M. Guiste

E. Didier


ministration R. L. Blanchard
Co-operatives Rev. Mother M. Alicia
9 Rev. Mother M. Adelle
Carpentry Hubert Joseph
Printing Tinnie Talbot
Medicine *Bernard Sorhaindo
Science Eustace Royer
Agriculture Hilarion Elwin
Domestic Science Dorothy Jules
Aided Self Help
Housing L. A. Simon
Postal Admin-
istration A. D. Boyd
Detective &
Fingerprint J. C. Lawrence


Trinidad
Jamaica



Grenada


Trinidad
Jamaica
Trinidad
Barbados

Jamaica


Trinidad

U. K.
,,


Award
C. D. & W.




Local Funds


C.'D. A W.


United Nations
Jamaica Local Funds
Trinidad


Barbados

Trinidad


Jamaica

Trinidad
Jamaica
U.K.

Jamaica
Cyprus


Trinidad

Barbados


Puerto Rico

U.K.
Canada

Puerto Rico

Jamaica

Trinidad
U. K.

Puerto Rico

Trinidad


C. D. & W.








Local Funds
C. D. &W.



Local Funds

C. D. & W.


United Nations

Local Funds
United Nations



Local Funds
C. D. & W.
Local Funds
Br. Council

United Nations
C. D. & W.

99
,,


*Island Scholars


By Command
D. K. BURTON,
Ag. Government Secretary


Nursing (V.D.
Control) C. Darroux
Medical (Opthal-
mic Med. etc.) Dr. W. Steiger
Civil Engineering A. W. Dalrymple
Public Health
Administration Dr. E. Losonczi
Natural Science O. Norris
Rural Training H.A. Richards
Labour (Trade
Unions) J. Laronde
Cocoa
Propagation A. Defoe
Nursing (V.D.
& Yaws Control) G. Pascal
Sanitation C. J. Lloyd
Library
Training R. Remain
Social Welfare E. Lancaster
Surveying D. C. Joseph
Medicine *W. Knight


1953


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OFFICIAL GAZETTE. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY-18, 1954


COPY OF MI WEICAL KEGISTET
Published in accordance with the provisions of Section 20 (1) of the Medical Act, 1937.
_MED IC A P R A C T I T I ( N E R S


Sl~d/"r (f R~- AXi. oi 'r'-r
s' yigstr,.d'. iJ f'fijic :ere i'


Armour, Reginald Fitzroy
lierzylmski, Adolf


Bastyra, Boleslaw
rboyd, Peter Ramsey Wattr
Charles, Rennie Ma'tin Francis


Carnard, Edward Browni


Gillett, Aublrey Sco)



Gritlil,. (C'lares Normia


Hetherington, Harry Droum



Kerr, William Francis


*Levis, Leon Ferdiinai i


LosoICei, E teri c
Reinwii.k, Rupert Lionl.

Hirlmni. Keith Mlyric Benoit





Steiger, Wilhelml
Younglao, Lollnard lP1ul


Poitsmiuth M.(C..S. Sa.katchewan, 192)5
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Rus'a;u
Mlarigot
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L.R.(.P. Edin, 1939
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. oodman, Edward Austin


Boyer, Justim Henry


Didier, Donovan Simon



Price, Reginald Carlton
Czerwonka, Bronislaw


Li,. ly Adhnin. l)/n


1;.'. I ritn i ,Su!'2g, ry
1.c. N.Y. 9.6.12
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Klauseltnierg,
Rotmtaniati, 1930 14th July, 15. W
SMI ST S AND D RU U IST 1S.


Alexander, Tyrell


Andrew, Unsworth Kingston


Licenlli'c 1Iy (IIvr.
dated 6th Mirclh, 1931
(Crt. of compelefciy
d;it.d 4. 9. 3!)


2-d April, 193S

4t1. OUt,,ler 1939


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OFFICIAL GAZETTE, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1954

C I[EMI STS AND 1)RUGGISTS (continued)


Description & Jhate
of Qualifications


TDate of.Re- No. of Cer- Date
gistration tiftcate of Ga.etted
Refistration


I ,.llujinii, Lloyd G(orge

iBrtrand, Tyrell Michael

Jdtlthazar Peter F.

Casimir, Joseph Denton

Caines, Asquit'h Egerton
'aines, Ederle Iznri Laurana;

'ulnty, Stianisliau

hliarils, Pal rick Audrew
l )ivs, John lll ghces

I)ominiquie, .Jlhi Austiln R. E.
Edwaridl, Ernect Hilary

EmaiaiL l, August us

.F['vrier, Rupert
iott aine, Dennis Vernis
.lreein, Louis Oliver

&drien, Vivian Angelo

lieury, Augustus r

James, Chlistopher liver


Joseeph, Thomas
Lockhart, Ryves

Lamrent, Joselph
Nicholas, Rolston
Peinlerton, Mrs. Eileenr


Pascal, Nora Jean

Robin, Ethelfreda


Roseau

P/11th

Roseau

Roseau

Marigot
Portsmouth

Roseau

do.
do.

Mlarigot
P/mth.

Roseau

(Grandliay
Roseau
do.

U.S.A.

Grandbay

Roseau


do.
do

do.
St. JosephL
P/Incuth


Marigot


Samuel,Marcus Robert Alexander Roseau


Severin, Bernard Alexander

Stowe, Cyril Sauford Henry

Severing, Cecil

Townsend, Gladys Dulcis
Tavernier, Lucille

Watty, Allan Robert


P/mouth

Roseau

dol.


Cert. of (.copetency
datevd 29. 12. 43
License Iy Govr.
datled 8th Oct., 1919
(ert,. of comnpetency
dated 17th l ec. 1952
(ert. of competency
dated 8. 5. 42
(ert. of competency
Cert. f competency
30th Decemier, 19-19
CIelt. (f co'llmpetelicy
1st. M;irch, 1951
Licenuc dated 19. 9. 33
CeVt. of coimppete.ncy
dated 20. 12. 43
(ert. of competency
LIicence ),y Ag. (;,ovr.
dated 261th June 1935
Cert. of completencly
dated 29th Dec. 1943
(ert. i' comlpetenlcy
(ert. of Icompetency
[Licece by (Govr.
dated 30th April, 1935
Licencl:e by (i'(o\r.
da:tted 21,t. June, 1937
Ccrt. of i' e impeltency
dated 26'. 8. -17
Cert. of ,oimpitency
Medical B1oard ilated
5th April, 1938
Cert. of competelicy
Licence by Ag. (Govr.
dated )h i April, 191-1
( Cert. of comIlpetOLil y
'Cert. of competency
(Cert. of competency
dated 12. 2. 4ri
Cert. of competency
30th Dec., 1949
Cert. of crnopetency
ilatle 14th Sept. 1948
Licence by Ag. (iovr.
.litedc 25t h Sept. 191 5
L1ici nce 1y Ag. ',ovr.
ilatcie 2nd Nov. 1921
Licen(e 1by Ag. iovr.
dated 1th Aug. 1927
(Cert. of uomlllpetellcy
17th July, 1948
Cert. of co'lllpetcylly
Cert. of competency
,ated 8th Oct. 19-48
Licence biy (Covr.
(latledl 3rd May, 1934


29th Dec.

6th May, 1938
25th Sept. 1953


17th May, 1943
l5th Febli. 1943

10th Feb. 1950

6th March, 1951
Ilth June, 1938

30th Dec.,
16th Oct. 1940

11th June, 1938


9th May, 1944
2:3rd April, 1942
2nd January, 1916

22nd April. 1938

6th May, 1938

10th Sept. 1947


14th June, 1938
24th Feb., 1949

22ud April. 1938
4thl January, 1147
8th Feb, 1951

13th. Feb. 1946

10th Feb., 1950

16th Oct. 1948

22id April. 1938

22nd April, 1938

22nd April 1938

8th Nov., 1948
13th August, 1948

I Ith Oct. 19-18

11th June, 1938


1/1944

66
1/1953


2/1943
11943

1/1950

2/1951
76

5'1913
1/1940


2/19-44
1/1942
1/1946


78
1'1949

50
1/147
1/51


18. 8. 38


2/1946

2/1950 13. 3. 50

2/1948 1. 11. 48

48

49


3/48
3/48
1/1948


Federal


T. A. BOYD- Registrar General.
28rJ January, 1954.


Ref. M.P. 295/43


N O T I C E. struction camps under the control of prices in Roseau.
the engineer-in-charge. Applications, in sealed envelopes
IN connection with the start of work The shopkeeper Nill be expected to Applications in sealed envelopes
on the Trans-insular road, applications stock fresh, canned, imported and marked -"Application for Siropkeep-
are invited for the concession or keep- local staple foods, simpi items of ing Concession on Trans-insular Road"
ing a shop in the vicinity of the road clothing and footwear olet r-qui- -addressed to the Director of Works,
construction camps on the imperial sites, tobacco and cigaret: P. W. D., Ror-au, must reach the
Road in a building provided by Gov- He will be given the benefit, at P.W.D. Office not later than :'.00 pm.
ernment. agreed times, of free 'ansport of on Monday, 2 nd February, 1954
The shopkeeper and his shop will goods from Roseau to th shop, pro-
operate in accordance with ihe rele- vided that the prices of W:!I itum; in Ref. No. 29,9
vant disciplinary rules for the con- his stock remain level witL. prevailing 11th February, 1954


Address


Remarks


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STAMP ACT (AMENDMENT)


DOMINICA

ORDINANCE NO. 17 OF 1953.


1I I assent
L.S.

8th January, 1954


E. B. BEETHAM,
Governor.


AN ORDINANCE FURTHER TO AMEND THE
STAMP ACT.

[Gazetted 18th February, 1954.]

BE IT ENACTED by the Legislature of Dominica, as
follows :-

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the

STAMP ACT (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 1953, Short title.


and shall be read as one with the Stamp Act, as amend-
ed, (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).


Cap. 135 L.I.
11/30, 19/32,
1/33, 32/37,
7/39, 19/39,
D/ca. 9/47.
27/49, 34/51.


2. For the schedule to the principal Act, including substitution
all amendments thereto, the schedule set out in this Oh dle
Ordinance shall be substituted.


3. This Ordinance shall be deemed to have come into
force on the 18th day of December, 1951.


Passed this 17th day of November, 1953.

W. O. SEVERIN,
Clerk of the Legislative Council.
986/47.
SCHEDULE


Commencement.


AFFIDAVIT or Statutory Declaration


ORD. 17


1953


$ 1.00












1953 STAMP ACT (AMENDMENT) ORD. 17



Exemptions.
a. Affidavit made for the immediate
purpose of being filed, read, or used
in any Court, or before any Judge,
Master, or officer of any Court.
b. Affidavit or declaration made upon
the requisition of the Treasurer, or
any of the officers acting under him,
or required by law and made before
any Justice of the Peace.
c. Affidavit or declaration which may
be required at the Bank of England
or the Bank of Ireland to prove the
death of any proprietor of any stock
transferable there, or to identify the
person of any such proprietor, or to
remove any other impediment to the
transfer of any such stock.

d. Affidavit or declaration relating to
the loss, mutilation, or defacement
of any bank note or bank post bill.

e. Declaration required to be made
pursuant to any Act relating to mar-
riages, in order to perform a mar-
riage without licence.

AGREEMENT or MEMORANDUM OF
AGREEMENT, made under hand only,
and not otherwise specifically charged
with any duty, whether the same be only
evidence of a contract, or obligatory
upon the parties from its being a writ-
ten instrument .. .. .50
Exemptions.
a. Agreement or memorandum the mat-
ter whereof is not of the value of
$24.00.
b. Agreement or memorandum for the
hire of any labourer, artificer, manu-
facturer, or menial servant.












STAMP ACT (AMENDMENT)


ORD. 17


c. Agreement, letter, or memorandum
made for or relating to the sale of
any goods, wares, or merchandise.

d. Agreement or memorandum made
between the master and mariners of
any ship or vessel for wages on any
voyage from port to port in the
Colony.

e. Agreement for the carriage of a pas-
senger in a ship when that agreement
is embodied in a passage ticket.

APPRAISEMENT or VALUATION of any
property or of any interest therein, or of
any repairs wanted, or of the materials
and labour used or to be used in any
building, or of any artificer's work what-
soever. Where the amount of the
appraisement or valuation, -


does not exceed $24.00
exceeds $ 24.00 but not $ 48.00


,, $ 48.00


,, $ 96.00


,, $ 96.00 ,, ,, $ 144.00
,, $ 144.00 ,, ,, $ 192.00


,, $ 192.00
,, $ 240.00
,, $ 480.00
,, $ 960.00
,, $1,440.00
,, $1,920.00
,, $2,400.00


,, $ 240.00
,, $ 480.00
,, $ 960.00
,, $1,440.00
,, $1,920.00
,, $2,400.00


.10f
.25e
.50(
.75o
$ 1.00
$ 1.25
$ 2.00
$ 4.00
$ 6.00'
$ 8.00
$10.00
$12.00


Exemptions.

a. Appraisement or valuation made for,
and for the information of, one party
only, and not being in any manner


1.953


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STAMP ACT (AMENDMENT)


obligatory as between parties either
by agreement or operation of law.
b. Appraisement or valuation made in
pursuance of the order of any Court
of Admiralty, or of any Court of
Appeal from any sentence, adjudica-
tion or judgment of any Court of
Admiralty.


ATTESTATION OF SIGNATURE, under
the seal of the Colony, or the seal of the
Governor .. .. .. $ 8.00


AWARD :
Where the amount or value of the matter
in dispute -
does not exceed $120.00
exceeds $120.00 but not $240.00
$240.00 ,,,, $480.00
$480.00 for every $240.00 or
part thereof

BANK NOTES.


.400
.80
. $ 1.60


.800


On every licence to issue and re-issue
Bank Notes .. .... $240.00


BILL OF EXCHANGE, payable on de-
mand or at sight or on presentation or
within three clays after date of sight
BILL OF EXCHANGE of any other kind
whatsoever (except a bank note), and a
promissory note of any kind whatsoever
(except a bank note), drawn or ex-
pressed to be payable or actually paid or
endorsed or in any manner negotiated,
in the Colony:-
Where the amount or value .of the money
for which the bill or note is drawn or
made -


.040


does not exceed $48.OC


ORD. 17


1953












STAMP ACT (AMENDMENT)


exceeds $ 48.00 but not $ 120.00
$120.00 ,,,, $240.00
$240.00 ,,,, $360.00
$360.00 ,,,, $480.00
$480.00 for every $480.00
part thereof .. .


Exemptions.
a. Draft or order drawn upon any
banker in the Colony by an officer of
a public department of the State, for
the payment of money out of the
public account.

b. Letter of credit granted in the
Colony authorising drafts to be
drawn out of the Colony payable in
the Colony.

c. Draft or order for the payment of
money out of the Supreme Court,
drawn by the duly constituted author-
ities of that Court.

d. Coupon or warrant for interest
attached to and issued with any
security.


BILL OF LADING, each
BOND LETTERS OF
TION


.100
ADMINISTRA-


BOTTOMRY
BAIL etc. ..

CHARTER-PARTY, or any agreement or
contract for the charter of any ship or
vessel, or any memorandum, letter, or
other writing between the captain,
master, or owner of any ship or vessel,
and any other person, for or relating to
the freight or conveyance of any money,
goods, or effects on board of such vessel..


$
$
$


2.00
2.00
2.00


$ 1.00


.20.
.30e
.40
.50o

.50


- -- ~-`e --I- ----


1953


ORD. 17


..











STAMP ACT (AMENDMENT)


CONVEYANCE OR TRANSFER OF STOCK
AND DEBENTURES .
CONVEYANCE OR TRANSFER ON SALE
of any property (except stack and de-
bentures).
Where the amount of value of the con-
sideration for the sale, -
does not exceed $24.00
exceeds $ 24.00 but not $ 48.00


,, $
,, $

,, $
II $


48.00
72.00
96.00

120.00


$ 240.00
$ 360.00
,, $ 480.00
,, $ 600.00
$ 720.00
,, $ 840.00
,, $ 960.00
$1,080.00
$1,200.00
$1,420.00


,, ,, $
,, ,, $
,, ,, $

,, ,, $


72.00
96.00
120.00
240.00


, $ 360.00
, ,, $ 480.00
, $ 600.00
. ,, $ 720.00
$ 840.00
S $ 960.00
S $1,080.00
,, $1,200.00
S $1,420.00
,, $1,440.00


$1,440.00 for every $ 240.00 or
part thereof


CONVEYANCE OR TRANSFER of any
kind not hereinbefore described
DEED of any kind whatever, not described
in this Schedule
DUPLICATE OR COUNTERPART of any
instrument chargeable with any duty -
Where such duty does not amount to
$2.00 the same duty as the original
instrument ;


.600
.80
$ 1.00
$ 2.00
$ 3.00
$ 4.00
$ 5.00
$ 6.00
$ 7.00
$ 8.00
$ 9.00
$10.00
$11.00
$12.00

$ 2.00


$ 4.00

$ 4.00


1953


ORD. 17


$ 1.00


.200
.40(


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ORD. 17


In any other case


. $ 2.00


EXCHANGE, Instruments effecting, -
In the cases specified in section 62, (see
that section).


In any other case ., .... $ 4.00

EXEMPLIFICATION OR CONSTAT, un-
der the Public Seal of the Colony, of any
Letters Patent .. .... $40.00

EXEMPLIFICATION under the seal of
any Court, or under the Public Seal of
the Colony, of any record or proceed-
ing .. .. .... $ 8.00


LEASE, -

Where the annual rental -
exceeds $ 48.00 but not $ 96.00


,, $ 96.00 ,


,, $192.00


,, $192.00 ,, ,, $288.00
,, $288.00 ,, ,, $384.00


,, $384.00 ,


,, $480.00


,, $480.00 ,,, $720.00
,, $720.00 ,,,, $960.00
S$960.00 for every $240.00
part thereof .


.80V
.. $ 1.60
$ 2.40
$ 3.20
$ 4.00
$ 6.00
$ 8.00

$ 2.00


LETTER OR POWER OF ATTORNEY, or
other instrument in the nature there-
of, -

a. by any petty officer, seaman, marine,
or soldier serving as a marine, or by
the executors or administrators of
any such person, for receiving prize
money or wages .. .... .300

b. for the receipts of the dividends or
interest of any stock, -


1953


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STAMP ACT (AMENDMENT)


where made for the receipt of one
payment only .. .... .400


In any other case


c. for the receipt of any sum of money,
or any bill of exchange or promissory
note for any sum of money not ex-
ceeding $96.00, or any periodical
payments not exceeding the sum of
$48. 00 (not being hereinbefore
charged)

d. of any kind whatsoever not herein-
before described

LICENCE FOR MARRIAGE

MORTGAGE, BOND, DEBENTURE, COV-
ENANT, and WARRANT OF ATTORNEY
to confess or enter up judgment :-
a. being the only or principal or
primary security for the payment
or repayment of money -
not exceeding $48.00
exceeds $ 48.00 but not $ 120.00


$ 120.00
$ 240.00
$ 480.00
S $ 720.00
$ 960.00
$1,200.00
exceeding $1,440.00
or part thereof


,, $ 240.00
,, $ 480.00
,, $ 720.00
,. $ 960.00
,, $1,200.00
,, $1,440.00
for each $480.00


. $ 2.00


S$ 2.00


S$ 4.00

S$12.00


$
$
$
$
$


.10
.30o
.500
1.00
1.50
2.00
2.50
3.00


.. $ 1.00


b. being collateral, or auxiliary, or
additional, or substituted security.
or by way of further assurance for
the above mentioned purpose where
the principal or primary security is
duly stamped; -


L I ~ -~


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ORD. 17












STAMP ACT (AMENDMENT)


for every $480.00, and also for
every fractional part of $480.00, of
the amount secured

c. transfer, assignment, or disposition
of any mortgage, bond, debenture,
covenant, tor foreign security, or of
any money or stock secured by
any such instrument, or by any
warrant of attorney to enter up
judgment, or by any judgment; -
for every $480.00, and also for any
fractional part of $480.00, of the
amount transferred or assigned..
And also, where any further
money is added to the money
already secured, the same duty as
a principal security for such fur-
ther money.

d. reconveyance, release, discharge, sur-
render, resurrender, warrant to
vacate, or renunciation of any such
security as aforesaid, or of the bene-
fits thereof or of the money thereby
secured, -


.200


$ 1.00


for every $480.00, and also for
every fractional part of $480.00, of
the total amount or value of the
money at any time secured .. $ 1.00

NOTARIAL ACT of any kind whatsoever
(except a protest of a bill of exchange,
or promissory note) .. .. 40W

PASSPORT .. .. .... $ 4.80
Renewal of passport .. .. $ 1.00

PERMIT TO LEAVE THE COLONY .. .50


PROBATE OF WILLS AND LETTERS OF
ADMINISTRATION.

Where the aggregate amount of per-
sonal property in the Colony


- I


ORD. 17


1953












STAMP ACT (AMENDMENT)


exceeds $ 240.00
$ 480.00
$ 960.00
$ 1,920.00
$ 2,880.00
$ 3,840.00
$ 4,800.00
$ 9,600.00
$ 19,200.00
$ 28,800.00
$ 38,400.00
$ 48,000.00
$ 72,000.00
$ 96,000.00
$144,000.00
$192,000.00
$240,000.00
$288,000.00
$336,000.00
$384,000.00


but not $ 480.00
S $ 960.00
S. $ 1,920.00
S $ 2,880.00
,, $ 3,840.00
S $ 4,800.00
S $ 9,600.00
S $ 19,200.00
,, $ 28,800.00
S $ 38,400.00
,, $ 48,000.00
S $ 72,000.00
S $ 96,000.00
S $144,000.00
S $192,000.00
S $240,000.00
S $288,000.00
,, $336,000.00
S $384,000.00
and upwards


2%


3%
31/23%
4%


5%
6
79'
8 .8%
9
10%
.. 11%
S. 12
3. 13
.14%
15%
20%/2 .


Provided that only half of the afore-
said rates shall be paid in respect of
property passing on death of the de-
ceased, to the father, mother, wife, hus-
band, children or grandchildren of the
deceased.

PROCURATION, deed or other instrument
of ....
PROTEST of any bill of exchange or
promissory note, -
Where the duty on the bill or note does


$ 4.00


I -


ORD. 17


1953









96


1953 STAMP ACT (AMENDMENT) ORD. 17



not exceed 24 the same duty as
the bill or note.

In any other case .. .40#

RECEIPT given for or upon the payment
of money amounting to $4.80 and up-
wards .. .04t
Exemptions.

a. Receipt given for money deposited at
any bank or with any banker to be
accounted for, and expressed to be
received of the person to whom the
same is to be accounted for.

b. Acknowledgment by any banker of
the receipt of any bill of exchange or
promissory note, for the purpose of
being presented for acceptance or
payment.

c. Receipt given for or upon payment
of any taxes or duties imposed by
any Act or Ordinance, or of money
to or for the use of Her Majesty.
Her Heirs or Successors.

d. Receipt given by an officer of any
public department of the Colony for
money paid by way of imprest or
advance, or adjustment of an account.
whereby he derives no personal
benefit therefrom.

e. Receipt written upon a bill of ex-
change or promi3sory note duly
stamped.

f. Receipt endorsed or otherwise writ-
ten upon, or contained in, any in-
strument liable to stamp duty, and
duly stamped, acknowledging the
receipt of the consideration money
therein expressed or the receipt of
any principal money, interest or












1953 STAMP ACT (AMENDMENT) ORD. 17



annuity thereby secured pr therein
mentioned.

g. Receipt given for drawback or bounty
upon the exportation of any goods or
merchandise from the Colony.

h. Receipt given for the return of any
duties of customs upon certificates of
over entry.

i. Receipt given for the return of any
amount deposited as security for
duty.

j. Receipt given for money withdrawn
from savings Bank.

RELEASE OR RENUNCIATION of any
property, or of any right or interest in
any property:- .. .. .. $ 4.00
REVOCATION OF USE OR TRUST of any
property by deed, or by any writing
not being a will .. .. $ 4.00
SETTLEMENT Any instrument whether
voluntary or upon any good or valuable
consideration, otherwise than a bona
fide pecuniary consideration, whereby
any definite and certain principal sum
of money (whether charged or charge-
able on lands or other hereditaments, or
not, or to be laid out in the purchase of
lands or other hereditaments, or not,)
or any definite and certain amount of
stock, or any security, is settled, or
agreed to be settled in any manner what-
scever: -
for every $480.00, and also for any
fractional part of $480.00 of the
amount or value of the property set-
tled or agreed to be settled .. $ 1.00
Exemption.
Instrument of appointment relating to
any property in favour of persons












1953 STAMP ACT (AMENDMENT) ORD. 17
-i


specially named or described as the
objects of a power of appointment
created by a previous settlement
stamped with ad valorem duty in re-
spect of the same property; or by
will, where probate duty has been paid
in respect of the same property as
personal estate of the testator.

WARRANT OF ATTORNEY of any other
kind .. .. .... $ 2.00

GENERAL EXEMPTIONS FROM ALL
STAMP DUTIES.
a. Instruments for the sale, transfer, or
other disposition, either absolutely or
by way of mortgage, or otherwise of
any ship or vessel, or any part, in-
terest, share, or property of or in any
ship or vessel.

b. Bonds given to the Provost Marshal
or other persons upon the replevy of
any goods or chattels, and assign-
ments of such bonds.

c. Any bond given in connection with
the exportation of any spirits or
tobacco in pursuance of the law.

d. Instruments made by, to or with
the Government of the Colony, for
the purchase, sale, exchange convey-
ance or lease of any lands vested in
such Government, or acquired for
public purposes.











1953. CIVIL AVIATION I I. 3. B 7




DOMINICA \4f>"
IMPERIAL INSTRUMENT NO. 3 OF 1953.
The Carriage by Air (Non-international Carriage)
Colonies, Protectorates and Trust Territories)
Order, 1953.
Made 1st August, 1953
Laid before Parliament 4th August, 1953
Coming into Operation 1st October, 1953
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 1st day of
August, 1953
Present
The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council
WHEREAS it is expedient that the provisions
of the First Schedule to the Carriage by Air Act,
1932(a), and the provisions of subsections (4) and (5)
of section one of the Act, shall extend with certain ex-
ceptions, adaptations and modifications to the territories
mentioned in the Fourth Schedule to this Order in res-
pect of carriage by air, not being international carriage
by air as defined in the said First Schedule:
NOW, THEREFORE, Her Majesty, in pursuance
of the powers conferred upon Her by the said Act, is
pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council,
to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows :-
1. (1) This Order may be cited as the Carriage Short title
by Air (Non-international Carriage) (Colonies, Protec. and con-
torates and Trust Territories) Order, 1953. mencement
(2) This Order shall come into force on the
first day of October, 1953.
2. (1) In this Order, unless the context other-
wise requires -
"Governor of a territory means the officer for terprete-
the time being administering the Government of that
territory ;
(a) 22 & 23 Geo, 5. c. 36 (b) S.R.&O. 194712863 ; ev.XI, p. 695;
1947 I, p. 758; S. I. 1951/2126;
,c) 52 & 53 Vict- c. 63 1953/975 ;1951 I. p. 1222.











B 8 1953 CIVIL AVIATION. I. I; 3.




The Act means the Carriage by Air Act 1932;
"The East African Territories means the
Colony and Protectorate of Kenya, the Trust Territory
of Tanganyika and the Uganda Protectorate ;
"The High Commission" means the East Africa
High Commission established by the East Africa (High
Commission) Orders in Council, 1947 to 1953(b)
Territory means any of the territories to which
this Order applies in accordance with the provisions of
Article 6 of this murder.
(2) The Interpretation Act, 1889(c), shall
apply for the purposes of the interpretation of this
Order as it applies for the purposes of the interpre-
tation of an Act of Parliament and as if this Order
were an Act of Parliament.
Application of 3. Subject to the provisions of Article 5 of this
First Schedule Order, the provisions of the First Schedule to the Act,
Aitoct, 1a adapted and modified as set out in the Second Schedule
to inon-inter- to this Order, shall apply to all carriage by air, not
national car-
riage." being international carriage by air as defined in the
First Schedule to the Act.
Application of 4. The provisions of subsections (4) and (5) of
section 1(4) section one of the Act, adapted and modified as set out
and (5) af ear-
raige by Air in the First Schedule to this Order, shall apply to the
Act, 193, to carriage by air specified in Article 3 of this Ord er.
lnon-ilnterna
tional car-
riage.
Power to rv- 5. The Governor of a territory may by writing
strict applica- direct that the provisions (in whole and not in part) of
tion of Order. this Order, in relation to that territory, shall not apply
to any carriage by air, or to any class of carriage by
air, and any such direction may be expressed to be,
and if so expressed shall take effect, subject to any
conditions or limitations which in the circumstances of
the case appear to the Governor to be required.
Application of 6. Article 5 of this Order shall have effect in
Article r, of relation to each of the East African Territories as if for
the Order to references in the said section to the Governor there
the East Afri-
can Teri- were substituted references to the High Commission.
stories.
Application of 7. This Order shall apply to the territories men-
Order. tioned in the Fourth Schedule to this Order.
W. G. AGNEW.











1953 CIVIL AVIATION. I. 1. 3 B 9




SCHEDULES
Article 4.
First Schedule
Section 1 (4) Any liability imposed by Article 17 of the
First Schedule to the Act as applied by this Order on a carrier in
respect of the death of a passenger shall be in substitution for any
liability of the carrier in respect of the death of that passing r
either under any enactment or at common law, and the provisions
of the Second Schedule te the Act adapted and modified as set
out in the Third Schedule to this Order shall have effect with
respect to the persons by and for whose benefit the liability so
imposed is nforceable and with respect to the manner in which
it may be enforced.
(5) Any sum in franc3 mentioned in Article 22 of the First
Schedule to the Act as applied by this Order, shall, for the pur-
poses of any action against a carrier, be converted into sterling,
or its equivalent in the local currency, at the rate of exchange
prevailing on the date on which the amount of any damages to be
paid by the carrier is ascertained by the Court.
Article 3
Second Schedule
Chapter 1
Scope
Article 1
(1) This Schedule applies to all carriage of passengers, lug-
gage or cargo performed by aircraft for reward. It applies
equally to gratuitous carriage by aircraft performed by an air
transport undertaking.
Article 2
(2) This Schedule does not apply to the carriage of postal
packets performed under the terms of any international postal
convention nor to the carriage of postal packets as defined in the
Post Office Acts, 1908 to 1940(d).
Chapter II
Documents of Carriage.
Air Consignment Note.











B 10 1953 CIVIL AVIATION i. I. 3



Article 5
(1) Every carrier of cargo has the right to require the con-
signor to make out and hand over to him an air consignment
note.
(2) The absence or loss of this document does not affect
the existence or the validity of the contract of carriage which
shall be none the less governed by the provisions of this
Schedule.
Article 7
The carrier oi cargo has the right to require the consignor
to make out separate consignment notes when there is more
than one package.
Article 10
(1) The consignor is responsible for the correctness of the
particulars and statements relating to the cargo which he
inserts in the air consignment note, if any.
(z) The consignor will be liable for all damage suffered
by the carrier or any other person by reason of the incorrectness
or incompleteness of the said particulars and statements.
Article 11
(1) The air consignment note, if any, is prima facie evi-
dence of the conclusion of the contract, of the receipt of the
cargo and of the conditions of carriage.
(2) Any statements in an air consignment note relating to
the weight, dimensions and packing of the carg, or relating to
the number of packages, are prima facie evidence of the facts
stated; any such statements relating to the quantity, volume
and condition of the cargo do not constitute evidence against
the carrier except to far as they both have been, and are stated
in the air consignment notes to have been, checked by him in
the presence of the consignor, or relate to the apparent condi-
tion of the cargo.
Article 12
(1) Subject to his liability to carry out all his obligations
under the contract of carriage, the consignor has the right to
dispose of the cargo by withdrawing in at the aerodrome of de-
parture or destination, or by stopping it in the course of the
carriage on any landing, or by calling for it to be delivered
at the place of destination or in the course of the carriage to a
(,) 8 Edw. 7. c. 48; 5 & 6, Geo. 5. c 82; 10 & 11 GCo. 5. c. 40; 25 & 26
Uuco,. c 15; 3 & 41 Gco. i. 25.











1953 CIVIL AVIATION !. 3 B 11




person other than the original consignee or by requiring it to be
returned to the aerolIrome of departure. He must not exercise
this right of disposition in such a way as to prejudice the car ier
or other consignors and he must repay any expenses occasioned
by the exercise of this right.
(2) If it is not reasoi bly practicable to carry out the or-
ders of the consignor the carrier must so inform him forthwith.
(4) 'Ihe right conferred on the consignor ceases at the
moment when that of the consignee begins in accordance wi'h
Article .13. Nevertheless, if the consignee declines to accept the
air consignme:it note, if any, or the cargo, or if he runnot be
communicated wich, the cons'gnor resumes his right of disposi-
tion.
Article 13
(1) Except in the circumstances sat out in the preceding
Article, the consignee is entitled, on arrival of the cargo
at the place of destination, to require the carrier to deliver
the cargo to him, on payment of the charges due and on com-
plying with the conditions of the contract of carriage,
(2) Unless it i? otherwise agreed, it is the duty of the
carrier to give notice to ihe consignee as soon as the cargo
arrives.
(3) If the carrier admits the loss of the cargo, or if the
cargo has not. arrived at the expiration of seven days after the
date on which it ought to have arrived, the consignee is entitled
to put int, force against the car ier the rights which flow from
the contract of carriage.
Article 14
The consignor and the consignee can respectively enforce all
the rights given them by Aritcles 12 and 1S. each in his own
name, whether he is acting in his own interest or in the
interest or of another, provided that he carries out the obliga.
tions imposed by the contract.
Article 15
(1) Artic'es 12, 13 and 14 do not affect either the relations of
the consignor and the consignee with each other or the mutual
relations of third parties whose rights are derived either trom
the consignor or from t'-e consignee.
(2) The provisions of Articles 12 13 and 14 can only be
varied by special contract in writing between the partie-.
Article 16
(1) The consignor must furnish such information and docn,
ments as are necessary to meet the formalities of customs-
octroi or police, before the cargo can be delivered to the con-
s'gnee. The consignor is liable to the carrier foranv damage
occasioned by' the absence, insufficiency or irregularity of any
such information or documents, unless the damage is due to the











B 12 1953 CIVIL AVIATION I. I. 3



fault of the carrier or his servants or agents.
(2) The carrier is under no obligation to enquire into the
correctness or sufficiency of such information or documents.
Chapter III
Liability of the Carrier
Article 17
The carrier is liable for damage sustained in the event of
the death or wounding of a passenger or any other bodily injury
suffered by a passenger, if the accident which caused the dam-
age so sustained took place on board the aircraft or in the course
of any of the operations of emLarking or disembarking.
Article 18
q1) The carrier is liable for damage sustained in the event
of the destruction or loss of, or of damage to, any luggage or
any cargo, if the occurence which caused the damage ?G sustain-
ed took place during: the carriage by air.
(2) The carria 'o by air within the meaning of the preced-
ing paragraph comprises the period during which the luggage
or cargo is in charge of the cartier, whether in an aer drome, or
on board an aircraft, or, in the case of a landing outside an
aerodrome, in any place whatsoever.
(3) The period of the carriage by air does not extend to any
carriage by land, by sea or by river performed outside
an aerodrome. If, however, such a carriage takes pace in the
performance of a contract for carriage by air, for the purpose of
loading, delivery or trans-shipment, any damage is presumed,
subject to proof to the contrary, to have been the result of an
event which took place during the carriage by air.
Article 19
The carrier is liable for damage occasioned by delay in the
carriage by air of passengers, luggage or cargo to the extent of
the amount of any such damage which may be proved to have
been sustained by reason of such delay or of an amount repres-
enting double the ;.um paid for the carriage, whichever amount
may be smaller;
Provided that-
(i) The carrier may by special contract in writing express-
ly excluce, increase or decrease the limit of his
liability as a. ove provided; and
(ii) Nothing in this Artic e shall be deemed to affect any
rule of law relating to remoteness of damage.
Article 20
(1) The carrier is not liable if he proves that he and his ser-
vants or agents have taken all reasonable measures to avoid the
damage or that it \was not reasonably possible f, r him or them to
take such measures.











1953 CIVIL AVIATION. I. 3 B 13




Article 21
If the carrier proves that the damage was caused by or con-
tributed to by the negligence of the injured person the Court
may, in accordance with provisions of its own law, exonerate
the carrier wholly or partly from his liability.
Arricle 22
(1) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (4) of this Arti-
cle, in the carr:age of passengers the liability of the carrier in
respect of injury to (incluJing injury resulting in the death of)
any passenger is limited to the sum of 125,000 francs. In a case
where damages are awarded in the the form of periodical pay-
ments, the equivalent capital value of the said payments shall
not exceed 125,000 francs.
(2) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (4) of this Ar-
ticle, in the carriage of luggage of which the carrier takes
charge an i of care the liability of the car ier in r-spect ow de-
struction, loss or damage is limited to a sum of 250 francs per
kilogram.
(3) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (4) of this Arti-
cle as regards objects of which the passenger takes charge him-
self the liability of the carrier in respect of destruct-on, loss or
damage is limited to 5,000 irancs per passenger.
(4) With respect to t? e carriage referred to in paragraphs
(1), (2) and (3) of this Article the carrier and the passenger or
toie carrier and the consignor. as the case may be, may by spec-
jal contract in writing agree to a limit of liability higher than
that specified in those paragraphs.
(5) The sums n entioned above shall be deemed te refer to
the French franc consisting of 651 milligrams of gold of millesi.
rial fineness ~0;0. These sums may be converted into any nation-
al currency in round figures.
Article 23
Any provision in a contract of carriage tending to relieve
the carrier of liability or to fix a lower limit tnan that which is
laid down in this Schedule otherwise than in accordance wi h
the provisions of this Schedule shall be null and void, but the
nullity of any &uch provision does nt involve the nullity of the
whole contract, which shall remain subject to the provisions of
this Schedule.
Article 24
(1) In the cases covered by Articles IS and 19 any action
for damages, however founded, can only be brought subject to
the conditions and limits set out in this Schedule.
(2) In the cases covered by Article 17 the miovisions of the
preceding paragraph also a:'ply, without pejudice to any ques-
t.on as to who are the persons who have the right to bring such
an action and what are their respective rights.











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Article 25
(1) The carrier shall not be entitled to avail himself of the
provisions of this Schedule which exclude or limit his liability, if
the damage is caused by his wilful misconduct.
(2) Similarly the carrier shall not be entitled to avail him-
self of the said provisions, if the damage is caused as aforeaid
by any servant or agent of the carrier acting wi hin the scope
of his employment unless the carrier proves that the wilful
misconduct of his servant or agent took pla:e without his actual
fault or privity.
Article 26
(1) Rece;pt by the person entitled to delivery of luggage or
cargo without complaint is prima facie evidence that the same
has been delivered in good condition and in accordance with the
contract of carriage.
(2) In the case of damage, the person entitled to delivery
must complain to th- carrier forthwith after the discovery of the
damage, and, at the latest within three days from the d. te of
receipt in the case of luggage and seven days from the date of
receipt in the case of cargo. In the case of deliy the com-
plaint must be made at the latest within fourteen days from the
date on which the luggage or cargo has been placed at his dis-
posal.
(3) Every complaint must be made by notice in writing
despatched within the times aforesaid.
(4) Failing complaint within the times aforesa:d, no action
shall lie against the carrier, save in the case of fraud on his part.
Article 27
In the case of the death of the person liable, an action for
damages lies in accordance with the terms of this Schedule
against those legally representing his estate.
Article 29
(1) The right to damages shall be extinguished if an action is
not brought within two years, reckoned from the date of arrival
at the destination, or from the date on which the aircraft ought
to have arrived, or from the date on which the carriage stopped.
(2) The method of calculating the period of limitation shall
be determined by the law of the Court seized of the case.
Article 30
(1) In the case of carriage to be performed by various suc-
cessive carriers, each carrier who accepts passengers, luggage
or cargo shall be bound by the provisions of this Schedule, and
is deemed to be one of the contracting parties to the contract of
carriage in so far as the contract deals with that part of the
carriage which is performed under his supervision.
(2) In the case of carriage of this nature. the passenger or
his representative can take action only against the carrier who












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performed the carriage during which the accident or the delaY
occurred, save in the case where, by express agreement, th
first carrier has assumed liability for the whole journey.
(3) As regards luggage or cargo, the passenger or consign-
or will have a right of a-tion against the first carrier, and
the passenger or c nsignee who is erititled:;to delivery will have
a right of action against the last carrier, atid further, each mny
take action against the carrier who p-rformed the carriage dur-
ing which the destruction, loss, danaae or delay took place.
These carriers will be jointly and severally liable to the passen-
ger or to the consignor or consignee.
Chapter IV
Provisions Relatig To Combined Carriage
Article 31
(1) In the case of combined carriage performed partly by
air and partly by any other mode of carriage, the provisions of
this Schedule apply only to the carriage by air.
(20 Nothing in this Schedule shall prevent the parties in
the case of combined carriage from agreeing to special condi-
tions relating to other modes of carriage, provided that the
provisions of this Schedule are observed as regards the carriage
by air.
Chapter V
General and Final Provisions
Article 32
Any provision contained in the contract and all special
agreements entered into before the damage occurred by which
the parties purport to infringe the rules laid down by this Sche-
dule by deciding the law to be applied shall be null and void.
Nevertheless for the carriage of cargo arbitration clauses are
allowed, subject to this Schedule.
Article 33
Nothing contained in this Schedule shall prevent the carrier
either from refusing to enter into any contract of carriage, or
from making stipulations which do not conflict with the prov-
visions of this Schedule.
First Schedule
Third Schedule.
Provisions as to Liability of Carrier in the
Event of the Death of a Passenger
1. The liability shall be enforceable for the benefit of such
of the members of the passenger's family as sustained damage
by reason of his death.











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In this paragraph the expression "member of a family"
means wife or husband, parent, step-parent, grand-parent, bro-
ther, sister, half-brother, half-sister, child, step-child, grand-
child.
Provided that in deducing any such relationship as afore-
said, any illegitimate person and any adopted person shall be
treated as being, or as having been, the legitimate child of his
mother, and reputed father or, as the case may be, of his
adopters.
2. An action to enforce the liability may be brought by the
personal representative of the passenger or by any person for
whose benefit, the liability is under the last preceding paragraph
enforceable, but only one action shall be brought in respect
of the death of any one passenger, and every such action by
whomsoever brought shall be for the benefit of all such persons
so entitled as aforesaid as either are domicled in the territory
or, not being domiciled there, express a desire to take the bene-
fit of the action.
3. Subject to the provisions of the next succeeding para-
graph, the amount recovered in any such action, after deducting
any costs not recovered from the defendant, shall be divided be-
tween the persons entitled in such proportions as the Court (or,
where the action is tried with a jury the jury) directs.
4. The Court before which any such action is brought may
at any stage of the proceedings make any such order as appears
to the Court to be just and equitable in view of the provisions of
the First Schedule to the Act as applied by this Order limiting
the liability of a carrier and of any proceedings which have been,
or are likely to be. commenced outside the territory in respect
of the death of the passenger in question.
Article 6
Fourth Schedule
Territories to which this Order Applies
Aden (Colony and Protectorate) Malta
Bahamas Mauritius
Barbados Nigeria-
Basutoland (a) Colony
Bechuanaland Protectorate (b) Protectorate
Bermuda (c) Cameroons under
British Guiana United Kingdom
British Honduras trusteeship
British Solomon Islands Protectorate North Borneo
Cyprus Northern Rhodesia
Falkland Islands and Dependencies Nyasaland Protectorate
Fiji St. Helera&Dependencies











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Gambia (Colony and Protectorate)
Gibraltar
Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony
Gold Coast-
(a) Colony
(b) Ashanti
(c) Northern Territcries
(d) Tegoland under United King-
dom trusteeship
Hong Kong
Jamaica (including Turks and Caicos
Islands and the Cayman Islands)
Kenya (Colony and Protectorate)
Leeward Islands-
Antigia
Montserrat
St. Christopher, Nevis and
Anguilla
Virgin Islands


Sarawak
Settlements of Penang
and Malacca
Seychelles
Sierra Le ne (Colony and
Protectorate)
Singapore
Somaliland Protectorate
Swaziland Protectorate
Trust Territory of Tan-
ganyika
Trinidad and Tobago
Uganda Protectorate
Windward Islands-
Dominica
Grenada
St. Lucia
St. Vincent
Zanzibar Protectorate


Explanatory Note.
(This Note is note part of the Order, but is intended
to indicate its general purport).
This Order applies subsections (4) and (5) of section 1 of
the Carriage by Air Act, 1932, and the provisions of the First
Schedule to that Act, subject to certain adaptations and modifi-
cations, to carriage by air which is not international carriage as
defined in the First Schedule to that Act. The provisions of this
Order apply to the territories mentioned in tle Fourth Schedule
to the Order.












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1954 WAREHOUSE RULES S.R.&O. 3 A




DOMINICA
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS NO. 3 OF 1954.
WAREHOUSE RULES
Warehouse Rules 1953, dated November 30th, 1953,
made by the Financial Secretary under the autho-
rity of Section 42 of The Trade and Revenue Con-
solidation Ordinance, 1949, No. 5 of 1949.
(Gazetted 18th February, 1954)
1. These Rules may be cited as the
WAREHOUSE RUL"S. 1953. short title
2. No owner or occupier of any private warehouse Alterations
shall make any alteration or addition thereto without and additi"ls
first obtaining the written permission of the Financial
Secretary.
3. Private warehouses shall be secured to the willarhooses
satisfaction of the Financial Secretary and in addition to Ibe s:culru
to such fastenings as the owner or occupier shall be
required to provide the Financial Secretary may him-
self place such fastenings on such warehouses as he
may consider necessary.
4. The principal entrance to every warehouse Locks
shall be secured by two good and sufficient locks, one
of which in the case of a licensed warehouse, shall be
furnished by the owner or occupier of the warehouse,
and the other by the Financial Secretary. Every other
entrance to the warehouse shall be fastened from the
inside.
5. Immediate access to any warehouse shall be A t
granted on demand made by any Customs Officer acting wi alaoue by
in the execution of his duty and if the owner or occu- c"stoi"'
pier, or the agent of such owner or occupier, or his
representative, fails or refuses to grant such access it
shall be competent for the Customs Officer to cause the
warehouse to be opened by any means in his power and
any expenses thereby incurred including the expenses
of repairs, shall be paid by the owner or occupier or
agent aforesaid, as the case may be.











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charges fn, 6. (1) When it is necessary to appoint one or
,or" wole- more wholetime officers to have the charge and super-
vision of any licensed warehouse, the warehouse keeper
shall pay to the Financial Secretary for the use of the
Colony a sum equal to the salaries of the officer or
officers so employed.
(2) The warehouse keeper shall also pay any
reasonable charge claimed by the Financial Secretary in
respect of transportation expenses or subsistence
allowance or both of such officer or officers when the
private warehouee is at a distance of more than one
mile from the Customs House,
Re oval or 7. (1) Goods entered to be warehoused shall, upon
tf good's 1fr
'warhousing the landing thereof, be renewed by the person entering
them within forty-eight hours and carried by the most
direct route or otherwise as the proper officer shall
direct and without delay from the Customs House to
to the warehouse for which they are entered and there
be produced to the officer of Customs assigned to in-
spect them. If such goods be not removed within
forty-eight hours as aforesaid they shall be bonded in the
Queen's Warehouse and treble the rates of rental as
set in the second schedule shaH be paid on them.
(2) Goods delivered out of any warehouse for
exportation shall be carried and shipped under the
supervision of the Customs Officer in attendance.
(3) Any goods dealt with contrary to sub-
section (M) of this Regulation shall be forfeited and the
person committing a breach of this regulation shall
incur a penalty not exceeding two hundred and forty
dollars.
Hours of 8. A Licensed Warehouse shall be opened and
receipt of visited only in the presence of a Customs Officer and
goods into
warehouse no goods shall be removed from Customs Control or
any authorised landing place to a warehouse or from one
warehouse to another warehouse or from a ware-
house to be exported at any later time than shall
permit their being received at the warehouse or trans-
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1954 WAREHOUSE RULES S R. & O. 3 A 5




hours of 8 a.m. and 4 o'clock in the afternoon of any
week day other than a Saturday and between the
hours of 8 a.m. and noon on a Saturday unless the
Financial Secretary shall in any special circumstances
allow.
9. Goods entered under regulations 7 and 8 shall con,-vyan-e
be conveyed under such conditions and under such at fr(i
supervision and in such vehicles or by such means only
as shall be permitted by the Customs Officer in attend-
ance.
10. The following goods shall not be warehoused noods not to
ble wareloused
in Customs or Licensed warehouse :-
Bricks
Cinemotograph films
Coal
Coke
Earthenware not in packages
Empty packages whether set up or collapsed or
however packed
Explosives and ammunition
Fireworks
Goods of a perishable nature
Goods on which duty is not collectable
Iron and hardware not in packages
Lime
Lumber and Shingles
Machinery
Matches
Patent Fuel
Salt
Shooks
Spars
Staves
Tiles
Tar
Trusshoops
Woodhoops











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Damiiageld 11. (1) No damaged goods nor goods enclosed
goods 11 t to in an insecure or otherwise defective package, or in a
,' arius ~ed package from which any portion of the contents have
been abstracted, nor goods imported by a person other
than the person to whom a licence in respect of such
warehouse has been issued shall be warehoused in a
licensed warehouse.-
(2) If any: goods entered to be warehoused
are found by the Officer examining the same to be in-
securely packed, or to consist of goods required to be
duty paid on first importation, or to be goods which in
his opinion may be injurious to other goods in the
warehouse, he may refuse to permit such goods to be
warehoused, whereupon the warehousing entry shall
be deemed void and the goods shall be deemed to be
unentered.
(3) All goods the landing or importation of
which is prohibited or restricted shall on landing or on
importation into the Colony be forwarded to a Queen's
Warehouse there to be dealt with according to law.
Provided that the proper officer may permit such
goods to remain in a customs area for such a period as
he may see fit to allow, but if any. goods shall be
removed contrary.to subsection (3) of this regulation
they shall be forfeit and the person so removing them
shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding two hundred
and forty dollars.
12. No goods other than those entered to be
warehoused shall be deposited in a licensed warehouse.
Duty paid 13. All warehoused goods upon which duty has
e emov,'ea been paid and all packages which have been emptied
froim ware- while in any customs or private warehouse shall be
house removed from the warehouse within twenty-four hours
and, if they are not so removed from a Customs Ware-
house there shall be paid further warehouse charges on
such goods or treble the rates laid down in the Second
Schedule to these Regulations for such period as
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four hours aforesaid and if any goods shall remain in
any Customs or private warehouse for a period of
fourteen days after having been entered for use with-
in the Colony, or after having been sold by public auc-
tion under the Customs laws, they shall be forfeited
and disposed of in such manner as the Financial Secre.
tary shall direct unless the failure to remove them shall
be explained to the satisfaction of the Financial Secre-
tary.
14. (1) All goods warehoused shial be stored in sy,,uig-g (
such parts or divisions of the warehouse and in such Ooods
manner as the Financial Secretary directs, and the
Financial Secretary may require the importer of the
goods to stow and if necessary to restow the goods in
such manner that access may be had to every part of
each package.
(2) Where any goods are not arranged,
stowed and maintained to the satisfaction of the
Financial Secretary, the occupier of the private ware-
house shall on receipt of a written notice from the
Financial Secretary, comply with any directions given
under Section 31 of the Trade and Revenue Cosolidation
Ordinance, 1949 within a period of seven days and if
t'-e occupier fails to comply he shall incur in respect of
every package or parcel not so arranged, stowed and
maintained, a penalty of five dollars with a further
penalty of five dollars for each day during which any
such package or parcel shall not be arranged, stowed
or maintained.
Provided that the total penalty shall not exceed
two hundred and forty dollars.
15, The Financial Secretary may, under such con-
ditions as he thinks fit permit moderate samples to be s:"",1p11
taken of any warehoused goods without entry and
without payment of duty except as the same shall
eventually become payable of a deficiency of the
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Sorting mil 16. (1) Goods deposited in any warehouse may
repacking with the permission of the Financial Secretary be sorted
separated packed and re packed and such lawful altera-
tions, arrangements and assortments thereof may be
made as shall be necessary for the preservation of such
goods or to sell, ship or legally dispose of the same and
the Financial Secretary may permit any parts of such
goods so separated to be destroyed, but without preju-
dice to the claim for duty upon the whole original quan-
tity. Subject to such sorting, separating and repacking
as above only whole packages of goods shall be with-
drawn from a warehouse.
Provided that any such operations upon warehous-
ed goods shall only be made in the presence of an offi-
cer of the Costoms and under such conditions as he
shall require in regard to opening, removing, marking,
stacking, sorting, weighing, measuring and closing
the packages in which the goods are tobe contained
and as to the disposal and clearance on payment of
duty of any part of such goods.
Provided also that it shall be lawful for any person
to abandon any whole packages to the Financial Secre-
tary for the duties without being liable to any duty
upon the same.
(2) Before any operation on warehoused goods is
allowed to commence the original request to operate to-
gether with the Cashier's receipt for the rent and
charges due must be produced to the officer in charge
of the warehouse.
Restri"iiolni 17. Application to operate on warehoused goods
oil ware l lll under Regulation 15 shall be made on the form pre-
operal ionls.
scribed by the Financial Secretary and the Financial
Secretary may refuse to grant any application to
operate on warehoused goods or may permit the opera-
tion subject to such conditions as he shall specify.
Rents etc. .,e 18. (1) All rents and charges on goods deposited
oil delivery o' in a Queen's Warehouse shall become due at the time
goods of delivery of the goods and the Financial Secretary
shall not deliver any goods therefrom until all rents
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1954 WAREHOUSE RULES S.R &O 3 A 9




(2) The rates to be charged for warehouse Rates vi.st
rent shall be those set out in the First Schedule to s hiiluIr
these Regulations. Provided that the rates chargea-
ble in respect of goods taken to the Queen's Ware-
house or other place under the provisions of section 27
(3) of the Trade and Revenue Consolida ion Ordinance
1949 shall be double the rates set out in the First
Schedule hereto.
19. Before any go:.ds shall be delivered from a
warehouse for use within the C lony. the owner shall 1)1,,,,.
complete the entries and pay the duties and charges
thereon as prescribed by Section 39 of the Trade and
Revenue Con-olidation Ordinance 1949.
20. No person shall enter for consumption within
the Colony any goods which have been entered for ex- (;,on.!.:ol(i
portation unless he shall first have applied to and .,xp"
received the permission of the Financial Secretary so
to enter such goods.
21. Goods stored in any licensed warehouse may T,
be transferred to another licensed warehouse upon twn ,:r,.,-
written application to the Financial Secretary on the hu's'"
form prescribed by him, provided such transfer shall
only be made under the supervision of an officer of the
Customs who shall certify the same to the keeper of
the Warehouse Ledger.
22. Notwithstanding the provisions of Regula-BoI l a
tion 18(1) hereof the Financial Secretary may in his ,,,It oi,,t
discretion permit any approved person to enter into a
bond with surety for the payment of warehouse rent
in cases where he is satisfied that the time occupied in
the process of payment of rent prior to the delivery of
any goods from a warehouse would seriously income.
mode any such person.
23. The occupier of every warehouse shall keep
the same free from any accumulation of dirt or rub- to i,, k,'pt
bish and any goods deposited therein which may from cl~e;
deterioration or other cause have become a source of
contamination or probable injury to any goods shall
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cleared from bond or destroyed by the importer. The
importer shall also maintain the packages in which
warehoused goods are contained in a proper state of
repair.
Lights in 24. No naked light of any description shall be
warehouses taken into any warehouse; and no smoking shall be
allowed therein.
25. The quantities of goods given in the Second
infilo,,r, Schedule to these Regulations shall be the smallest
qiani ities tor
bonding quantities of goods which may be bonded in or deliver-
ed from any licensed warehouse.
Provided that any balance of goods of less than
the specified quantity may be delivered irrespective of
these restrictions.
Govt. not 26. (1) No compensation shall be payable by
lihabe I'f loss Government to an importer, owner or consignee of
in warehouse
or customss any goods deposited in a Government warehouse or in
al('" a customs area in the occupation or use of Government
save when loss or damage occurs as the direct result
of the wilful act or negligence of Government or of an
officer.
(2) No action shall be brought against the
Government or any of its officers for loss or damage
sustained by goods while in any licensed warehouse or
for any wrong or improper delivery of goods there-
from.
Warehouse 27. The owner or occupier of any licensed ware.
keeper to pro-
vide acilities house shall provide such weights, scales, mrabsures and
other facilities for examining and taking an account of
goods and for securing the same as the Financial Sec-
retary shall require.
Financial 28. Notwithstanding anything hereinbefore con-
Sccretary tained the Financial Secretary may, if in his discretion
,ay'l, gr' he shall decide that such action is advisable, remove
goods at the cost of Government from one Government
warehouse to another in any manner he may deem
reasonable.
Re-warhos- 29. Whenever permission shall be granted by the
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Revenue Consolidation Ordinance 1949 for an extension
of the time during which goods may remain ware-
housed, the goods shall be examined by an offic- r of
the Customs assigned for that purpose and the duties
due upon any deficiency or difference between the
quantity ascertained on warehousing and the quantity
found to exist on such examination together with the
necessary expenses attendant tnereon and any charges
incurred in respect of the said goods, shall subject to
such allowances as are by law permitted in respect
thereof be paid to the Financial Secretary at the rates
in force at the time of such examination; and the quan-
tity so found shall be re-warehoused in the name of
the then owner in the same manner as in first ware-
housing.
Provided Ihat no goods shall be re-warehoused
under this section unless the proper officer cert fies
that the goods are in a proper condition to be ware-
housed.
30. If the owner of warehoused goods shall de- Re -e\alni-
sire to re warehouse the same according to the account tio n ma un i
taken at the time of the first warehousing thereof, 'li'p".ed
without re-examination, such re-examination may be 't
dispensed with if the Customs Officer is satisfied that
the same are still in the warehouse, and that there is
no reason to suspect that there is any undue deficiency:
but the owner shall be liable to make good the duty on
any deficiency not allowed by law which may be dis-
covered in the goods at the time of delivery thereof,
or any earlier time.
31. The Financial Secretary may permit any
goods to be taken out of any warehouse or Customs
area without payment of duty or other charges for Dei""ry in.
such purpose and for such period as to him may appear .,, ,.,.
expedient, and in such quantities, and under such re-
strictions, and with much security by bank for the due
return thereof, or the payment of the duties and other .Pl'e-dllivry
charges thereon as he may direct or require and if
such goods shall be dealt with in any way contrary to
the terms of such permission or if the duties and other
charges are not paid within the specified period the
owner thereof shall be liable to a penalty not exceed-
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amount of the duties which may be recovered under
the bond.
32. The Officer in charge of Customs shall have
Propla offier power at the expense of the owner of goods ware-
m1a1y do lreaI
sonlile acts to housed in a Government Warehouse to do all such
Ioodsed reasonable acts as may by him be deemed necessary
for the proper custody and preservation of such goods
and shall have a lien on the said goods for expenses so
incurred; but no such acts shall be done until the ex-
piration of twenty-four hours after the owner of such
goods has been notified that such acts are required,
unless the proper officer shall in his discretion decide
that immediate action is necessary for the proper cus-
tody or preservation of the goods as aforesaid.
33. If any person shall commit a breach of these
regulations for which no specific penalty is provided he
shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding two hundred
and forty dollars.
FIRS SCHEDULE
REGULATION 18 (2)


For every month or part of a month
Bag not exceeding 100 lbs. or 2 cubic ft. e
Bag exceeding 100 lbs. or 2 cubic ft.
Keg not exceeding 15 gallons capacity
Keg exceeding 15 gallons capacity
Barrel, cask, drum etc. not exceeding 30 gallons
capacity
Barrel, cask drum etc. exceeding 30 gallons
capacity and not exceeding 60 gallons capacity
Cask, hogshead, puncheon etc. exceeding 60
gallons capacity and not exceeding 108 gal-
lons capacity
Cask, hogshead, puncheon, pipe etc. exceed-
ing 108 gallons capacity
Bucket, pail and tub not exceeding 15 gallons
capacity
Demijohn and carboy not exceeding 4 gallons
capacity


ach
,,
99


,, .36

,, .72


,, 1.44

,, 2.88

,, .08


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Demijohn and carboy exceeding 4 gallons capacity ,, .48
Hardware not in packages per cwt. .48
Tierce not exceeding 108 gallons capacity each 1.44
All unenumeraled packages and articles per cubic
foot .08
SECOND SCHEDULE
(REGULATION 25)
Minimum quantities of goods which may be entered in or
delivered from a licensed warehouse.


Beef or pork in pickle
Butter
Beans and peas
Bread and Biscuits
Cheese
Cornmeal
Flour-wheaten
Fish -dried or smoked
,, pickled
Lard, butter, margarine, glue etc.
Malt liquors-in wood
,, ,, -in bottles
Rice
Spirits, wines and liqueurs in wood
S ,, ,, in bottles
Soap
Sugar
Tobacco-leaf
manufactured
Goods subject to ad valorem duty
Other goods entered for use or con-
sumption in the Colony

Goods for exportation or ships stores
Made by me this.......day of
under the authority of Section 42 of
Consolidation Ordinance, 1949 (No. 5 c


2 barrels
500 lbs.
500 lbs.
5 barrels or 20 boxes
500 lbs.
5 barrels or 10 bags
10 barrels or 20 bags
4 cwt.
2 barrels
300 lbs.
One package
10 gallons
10 bags or 10 cwt.
One package
10 gallons
500 lbs.
2 barrels or 500 lbs.
50 ;bs.
10 lbs.
The value of $24
One or more entire
package the duty on
amounts to not less
than $5
One entire package


the Tra
)f 1949),


de and


1953
Revenue


J. BULLY
Financial Secretary.
Approved by the Governor-in-Council this 4th day of
February, 1954.
E.R. RICHARDS,
Clerk of the Council
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DO M INICA

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS NO. 4 OF 1954.
PROCLAMATION

Appointing Monday the 1st day of March, 1954, and Tuesday, the
2nd day of March, 1954, to be Bank Holidays.
((azetted 18th February, 1951)

SBY THE GOVERNOR
A PROCLAMATION N.

H. LINDO,
Administrator.

I, considering that it is desirable that Monday, the 1st day of
March, and Tuesday, the 2nd day of March, 1954, should be
observed as Bank Holidays in the Colony of Dominica, and in pursu-
ance of the provisions of the Bank Holidays Act, (Cap. 114), do hereby,
by and with the advice of the Executive Council of the said Colony,
and in exercise of the powers conferred by the Act aforesaid, appoint
Monday, the 1st day of March, 1954, and Tuesday, the 2nd day of
March, 1954, as special days to be reserved as Bank Holidays in the said
Colony, under and in accordance with the said Act, and I do by this
my Proclamation command the said days to be so reserved and kept,
and all Her Majesty's loving subjects in the said Colony to order them-
selves accordingly.
GIVEN at the Government House, Dominica, this 12th day of Febru-
ary, 1954, and in the Third year of Her Majesty's Reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!


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DOMINICA

STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS NO. 5 OF 1954.
AN ORDER IN COUNCIL
DATED THE 4th DAY OF FEBRUARY, 1954, UNDER THE PEACE
PRESERVATION ACT, 1895, (DOMINICA No. 1 OF 1895) AS
AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME.
(Gazetted 18th February, 19541)
WHEREAS it is desirable to make provision in a;zord-
ance with the terms of the Peace Preservation Act, 1895 (No.
1 of 1895) as amended from time to time for the temporary I)''. 1!''.
suspension during the period of Carnival in the year 1954, of 1 nal 7
certain prohibitions contained in the said Act :- 1. 2.
NOW THEREFORE, the Governor in Council in the
exercise of the powers vested in him in the above recited Act
and by and with the advice of th2 Executive Council of Dom-
inica doth hereby Order as follows :--
1. This order may be cited as the
CARNIVAL ORDER IN COUNCIL, 1954. Short Title.
2. That on Monday, the 1st day of March and Tuesday M1a-sking in
the 2nd day of March, 1954, persons decently clothed and pli,:ic plate.'
conducting themselves in an orderly manner may be permitted
to wear masks between the hours of 8.00 a.m. and 6.00 p.m.
subject to the strict obedience of the following PROVISO:-
PROVIDED that if any Officer or Non-Commis-
sioned Officer of Her Majesty's Forces or of the Dominica
Police Force shall consider any person so masked to be
behaving in a suspicious, disorderly or improper manner he
may call upon such masked person to remove his mask and
such masked person shall forthwith remove his mask accord-
ingly and shall also furnish his name and address if called
upon to do so.
3. During the aforesaid permitted hours of the said
days, herein described as the CARNIVAL, NO PERSON aIrying
SHALL CARRY ANY LIGHTED TORCH OR BE ARMED 1rohil,itd.
WITH ANY WEAPON OF ANY DESCRIPTION. The
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suitable of being used for offensive purposes, and besides
firearms and other weapons ordinarily regarded as lethal or
dangerous shall include such things as clubs, stones and
bottles.
-,.,-i. the 4. No person shall smear himself with any paint or col-
idly. during matter whatsoever.
Noisy Inst.rn- 5. No person shall make use of any noisy instruments,
incuts. such as a drum or horn before 8.00 a.m. or after 6.00 p.m. on
the said Carnival days.
Firewurks, 6. No person shall discharge, let off, or assist in the
discharging of or letting off of, any fireworks (which expres-
sion shall include fireworks locally known as Bombs ") or
anything of a like kind or nature.
7. The wearing of masks shall not be resumed after 6.00
p.m. on Tuesday, the 2nd day of March, 1954. The Carni-
val of 1954 shall then be deemed to be over and thereafter
all acts, matters and things which the Governor in Council
is empowered by the 4th section of the above Act to prohibit
shall stand and be prohibited until further Order in Council.
Extet t 8. This Order extends to the whole of the Colony.
Order. Made by the Governor in Council this 4th day of
February, 1954.
E. R. RICHARDS,
Clerk of the Council.












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