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    Ordinance no. 1 of 1954
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    Ordinance no. 2 of 1954
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    Ordinance no. 3 of 1954
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    Ordinance no. 4 of 1954
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    Ordinance no. 5 of 1954
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    Ordinance no. 6 of 1954
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Dominica.


Official


Gazette.


@ u b I i 6 rb b r t t ti o r i t r

VOL. LXXVII. ROSEAU, THURSDAY, IMAY !:' 1954.

Government Notices.


No. 132
WINDWARD ISLANDS FREE TUITION
SCHOLARSHIP IN AGRICULTURE
APPLICATIONS are invited for the award
of the Windward Islands free tuition
scholarship in Xgriculture tenable at the
Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture,
Trinidad, beginning about October, 1954.
Applicants should submit the following
particulars :-
(a) Birth Certificate.
(b) Testimonials from two persons
other than school teachers.
(c) Testimonials from Headmaster.
(d) Medical Certificate.
Applications will be considered by a
Selection Committee after which nomina-
tions will be submitted to His Excellency
the Governor. who will make the award
to a candidate from the Windward
Islands.
The Scholarship is in respect of tuition
fees only, and no assistance is provided
for subsistence and travelling.
Applications must he submitted to the
Assistant Administrator and Establish-
ment Officer not later ihan 31st May, '951.
Ref. M. P. 383/53
29th April, 1954.
No 135
APPOINTMENT OF MARRIAGE
OFFICER
HIS Honour the Acting Administrator
has been pleased to appoint, under the
provision of "The Marriage Ordinance
1910 Reverend I, RAMSAY MOORE, to be
a Marriage Officer in and for this Colony
/ with effect from the 4th May, 1954.
Ref. No 87,53
6th May, 1954
O zgz72


No. 126
ARRIVAL OF GOVERNMENT
SE RETARY
WITH reference to Gazette Notice No
103 of toe 3rd April, 1954, it is
notified for general information that
MR. E. A. lIATHW.ITrE, Government
Secretary arrive' in t e Coiony on the
G:h May. and assumed duty.
P F. 877

No. 137
ASSENT TO ORDINANCES
THE undermentioned Ordinances which
have been assented to by His Excellency
the Governor are published with and
form part of this issue of the Official
Gazette : -
N,. I of 1934 Tne Customs Import and
Export Tariff Consolidation (Amend.
ment) Ordinance, 1954.
Ref. No. 135/53
No. 2 of 1954. The Trespass and Pound
Act (Amendment) Ordinance, 1954.
Ref. No. 1149/53
No 3 of 1951 The Roseau Town Council
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1951.
Ref. No. 1!59/53
No. 4 of 1954. The Liquor Licences
(Amendment) Ordinance. 1954
R-f. No. 1:.s) 52
No. 5 of 1954. The Motor Vehicles
and Road T affic (Amendment)
Ordinance. 1954.
Ref. No. 464 48
No, 6 of 1954. The Public Order
Ordinance, 1954.
Ref. No. 40 54
7th May, 1954


No. 24










119 OFFICIAL G(AZE E,

No. 138
TRAINERS
O'RtRalN. S Assistant Teacher, Education
Department, seconded to the Dom"
inica Grammar School as Third Class
Clerk.
P. F. 653 let May, 1953
PuERRE, B M., Third Class Clerk. Dom-
inica Grammar School, transferred to
the Agricultural Deoirtmment.
P.IF. 701 1st May, 1954
SHILLINGFORD, C. A Third Class Clerk,
Agricultural Pce.artment, transferred
to the Dominrlica Grammar School and
seconded to Publc Works Depart-
ment.
P. F. 701 1st May, 1954
No, 139
LEAVE
CHRIST'ri., L M.. Assistant District
Inrstrvctor, Ag' ieuliural IDepartment
vacation leave fr:omi the 15th May to
the 9th August, 1934 inclusive.
PF. 5',)5
DESCHAMPS, L. Superintendent of Tele-
phones and Electiical Inspector,
Public Works Department vacation
eavee from tie ',itth April to the 1ltb
October, 1051, inclusive.
P. 11. 195.
IEI". Irs. MARIE, lead Teacher Class II.
Education Department, overseas leave
from the 1st May to the 10th Novenm-
ber. 1954, inclusive
P F. 367
Po'rrER, Miss EUNIcE Third Cla-s Clprk,
Post Office, vacation leave from the
l1th May to the 15th June, 1951,
inclusive.
P.F. 468.
No. 140
GOVERNMENT OFFICE'n,
DOMINICA,
I1TH MAY 165-J.
NOTICE
N 0 T I C E
His Honour the Acting Administrator:
has been pleased by virtue of the power
conferred upon him by Rule 16 of the
Botanical Gardens Rules, 193);, to author.
ise the Dominica Amateur Sports Associa-
tion to rope off or otherwise enclose or
define in any manner to the satisfaction
of the Agricultural Superintendent tlat
portion of the botanical Gardens compi is.
ing the pavilion and the Main Lawn, or any
part thereof, and the immediate adjoining
portions of the said Botanical Gardens
and to erect Stands and the provision of
seating accommodation in the space so
enclosed or defined as well as to charge,
collect and retain fees to he paid in respect
of seats within such space and admission
to such space for attendance at the series
of cricket matches which will constitute
the Cork Cup Cricket Tournament for the
year 1954 at the following rates : -
For Standing space (admission by way
of Emsall Gate) .18c. per day
For a seat oji the O;en
Stand .30c. ,,


THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1954

For a seat on a Bench or Chair
(including one's own Chair) .48c ,, ,,
For Season Tickets as follows:-
(a) Reserved Bench or
Ciair $4.00 seat
(b) Supporters' Stand $6.00
(c) Car P'ark (Private Cars
onlm ) $2.0.)
For School Children .12c ,, day
Vei.dor's fermit : -
Stalls (Light Ref ishments only) $25 00
Peanut and Chicklet Vendors 3.00


No. 141


EXCHANGE CONTROL


IT is hereby notified for general inform-
ation that as from 1st of June 1954, all
matters connected with Exchange Con-
trol aiid all applications for permission to
obtain bForeign Currency must be referred
to the Financial Secretary Treasury
BPuldings, koseau.
Ref. No. 6')8/5i(
13th -May, l;54

No. 142
NO 0 ICE
APPLICATIONS are invited for th li ost of
Senior Agiiculiur.al instructor ii tlie
D partrier.t (,f Agrikiultue, (Genaua,
B. W.I.
The post which is nor peinioinable
carries a saia, y of $1,440 by $12 to $1,914
('100 by 15 to 10.5) A transport
allowance, at Iresent at the rate of $912
per anurn is attached to tile p st provided
a motor car is kept.: No cost of livirig
allowance is payable and qua ters are
not pr :vided.
Applicants must possess thie Diplomra of
the Jamaica School of Agriculture or its
equivalent
The point in the sala y grade at which
the successful candidate will be appointed
will depend upon his qualifications and
experience. free passages on appoiit-
ment will be provided for the successful
candidate and his family, not exceeding
fur in all, plus normal travelling
expen:;es.
Applications, which must be in the
applicant's handwriting should give the
following information:
'1) A e
(2) School, Schools or University at
which educated and Certificates or
qualifications obtained.
(3) Nature of present and past em-
ployment with dates.
(4) Amount of monthly salary or
wages earned in the post in which
appli ant was last employed.
(5) Past experience in work of the
same or similar kind to that
required in post advertised.
(6) Marital status and number of
children if any
(7) They should also furnish testimon-
ials (which will not be returned to
the applicant) certified as true






OFFICIAL GAZETTE, THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1954

Sale of Properties for the Recovery of Taxes
PROVOST MARSHAL'S OFFICE.
DOMINICA
2ti'r APRIL 1951
TAKE\ NOTICE that the following properties which were bought by
the Governurenit for default of Land and House Tax, will be put up for s:l-
by Public Auctiun at the -:ub-Treasury, Portsanmutr, on Tl'esd. y the 8ih
day of Jurne 1934 at 10 o'clock in the forenoon and Certificates of t'urchase
will be issued immediately.
-i 1,


PROPERTIES


NAME O' OWNER


Land & HIou,,si: 'ax 1950.
1 lot, Upper Lane Ann Andre
1 Outhouse, Lagoon Eva Carette
1 lot, Harbour Ia.Le Arthur Jones
,, Rodney S' eet Virginia Magloire
,, Harbour Lane Est. J.A. Pinard
1 house, 1 outhouse. Eodney St. Pihiomen Peter
1 liouse, L agoon Francis P'au
Land & tion'se Tax Ii51
1 house. Eirgont Street iMary Augustine
I house, Pemibroke Street M.tilda AntIhony
Bedford Street beatrice Edwards
1 !ot, Harbour Lane Artnur Jones
1 outhouse, Holland Street Leontine J. Baptiste
1 outhouse, Bay Street Josephine Magioire
1 lot, Harbour Lane Est. J.A Pinard '
I house, 1 outhouse, Rodn-y St. Philomen P. ter
1 house, Lagoon Francis Paul
Scott Street Selina Sanford
1 outhouse Q/boro Street Evelyn Vidal
1 house, 1 outhouse, Lodney St. Joseph William
1 lot, Harbour Lane Joseph William
Land & House Tax 19.52
1 house, Bay Street Stephanie Alfred
1 house, Egmont Street Mary Augustin
1 house, Grandby Street Augustin Anthony
1 lot, Halifax Street Rebecca Anthony
1 lot, Harbour Lane Evannah Ambrose
1 lot, Hillsborough Street J.C. Andre
I house, Pembroke Street Edoxia Andrew
1 lot, Rodney Street Jno. Eugene Azille
1 house, Rollo Street Zepporah Aaron
1 lot, 1 house, 1 outhouse, Bay St. Foster A. Benjamin
1 lot, I house, Bay Street F. A. Benjamin
1 house, 1 outhouse, Bay Street L. Billony
1 lot, Bedford Street Hudson Benjamin
1 lot, Harbour Lane F. A. Benjamin
I lot, Lagoon Sowray Bel -njet
I lot, Rodney Street F.A. Benjamin
I outhouse, Rodney Street Margarette Buntin
1 lot, I house,1 outhouse, Rollo St, Sylvanie Bethelmie
I house, Rollo Street Howaid Benjamin
1 lot,l house,1 outhouse, Harbour Lane James Cyrille
1 house, Harbour Lane Alexina Cla ke
1 lot, Melville Street Mann Charles
1 house, 1 outhouse, Rollo Street Josiah Charles
Rollo Street Josiah Charles
Bay Street L.L. Douglas
1 lo, Bay Street Ayoub Dib
do do
1ot, Bay Street Ayoub Dib
1 house, Harbour Lane L.L. Douglas
1 oduthou'se, Harbour Lane do






OFFICIAL GAZETTE, THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1954.


copies by a Justice of the Peace or
Minister of Religion or Head of
Department.
Applications which do not contain the
above information will not be considered.
Applications should be addressed to the
Secretary, the Public Service commission ,
St. George's, Grenada, B.W.I. and should
reach him not later than 30th May, 1954.
Government Office,
Grenada.
By Command
D K. BURTON.
Ag. Government Secretiry.

Departmental and other
N notices
NOTICE
Trade Marks Office,
Dominica
22nd February, 1954
STABILIViENT[ DEMANIALI RECO-
ARO SOCIETY PER AZIONI, of Vi:i
Carlo Poerio No 39. Milan, Italy. Manu-
facturers and Merchants have applied for
the registration of one trade mark con-
sisting of the following words

CHINOTTO RECOARO
in Class 41, that is to say, non alcoholic
beverages.
The applicants claim that they have
used the said trade mark in respect of
the said g ods foi seven years before the
20th day of October, 195.3.
Any person may within three months
from the date of the first appearance of
this a lvertisement in the Dominica
Official Gazette, give notice, in duplicate.
at the Trade Marks Office, Dominica, of
opposition to the registration of the said
trade mark.
A. B. Mr RIE,
Acting Regist-ar of Trade Maiks
DOMINICA
Agent :-
Messrs. James & Rigsby,
Barristers-at-Law & Solicitors,
Roseau.
CATERPILLAR TRACTOR CO., of 800
Davis Street, San Leandro, State of
California, United States of America; a
corporation organized and existing under


the laws of th6 State of California,
United States of America, have applied
for the registration of one trade mark
consisting of the following word :-

CAT
in (lass 6, that is to say, Machinery of all
kinds, and parts of machinery, except
agjricltural and horticultural machines
and their parts included in (lass 7, i-nd in
Class 7, that is to sy, Apricultural and
horticultua! mnaciinery, and parts of
such machinery.
The applicants claim thai the said trade
mark has been used by them in respect
of the said gorids for five months before
the 10th day of Novermber, 1953.
Any person may within three months
frmin the date of the first appearance of
this advertisement in the Dominica
Official Gazette, give notice in duplicate,
at the Trade Marks Office, Dominica, of
opposition to the registration of the said
trade mark,
A. B. MARIE,
A,;ting Riegist'-ar of Tiade Marks
DOMINICA.
Agert : -
\V F. fIarrison, Esq.,
Bay Front,
Roseau.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
OF TH[E WEST IN DIES.

Admtision of Graduate Students in
October 1954.

THE University College of the West
Indies provides a one year course for
science graduates leading to a Diploma
in chemical l Technology. Applications
for admission to this course should
give particulars of the degree held by
the applicant and should be submitted
to the Registrar of the University
College of the West Indies, Mona,
Jamaica, as early as possible and in
any event before 15th June 1954.
Application forms and a leaflet des-
cribing the diploma course may be
obtained from the Registrar, or from
the Resident Tutors for Extra-mural t
Studies.








OFFICIAL GAZETTE, THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1954 122


1 lot, Pembroke Street
1 house, 2 outhouses, Pembroke St.
1 house, Pembroke Street
1 house, Bedford Street
,, Rodney Street
1 lot, Scott Street
do
Mt. Aeolus
1 lot, 1 house, Bay Street
1 house, Douglas Street
1. lot, I house. 1 outhouse, Pembroke St.
1 house, Pembroke Street
1 lot, 1 house, Pembroke Street
Scott Street
1 house, Bay Street
Bedford Street
1 hou e, 1 outhouse, Bay Street
1 lot, Harbour Lane
do
1 lot, Harbour Lane
1 outhouse, Holland Street
1 lot 1 house, Middle Lane
1 house, Middle Lane
Lagoon
1 outhouse, Pembroke Street
1 house, Rodney Street
1 lot. ULpper Lane
,2 housI., 1 outhouse, Bay St.
,, Bay Street
,, Bay Street
SHarbo'ir Lane
1 house, Pembroke Street
Pay Street
1 lot, 1 outhouse, Bay St-eet
1 house, 1 outhouse, Bay Street
1 lot, iay Street
1 outhouse, Bay Street
1 house Egmont Street
I lot. fiH.a'our Lane
1 house, 1 oouhouse, Harbour Lane
1 lot, Pembroke Street
,, 1 house, Rodney Street
,, Bay Street
Bed ford Street
1 Bedford Street
1 house, Lagoon
1 outhouse, Pembroke Street
1 house, 1 outhouse, Radney Street
do
1 lot, 2 houses,1 outhouse, Pembroke St
1 lot. 1 house, Harbour Lane
I house, 1 outhouse, Pembroke Street
lot.l house,2 outhouses, Bay Street
Bay Street
Grandby Street
1 house, 2 outhouses, Grandby St.
,, Lagoon
1 lot, 1 house, Scott Street
,, ,,1 outhouse, Scett St.
,,1. Bay Street
1 house, Douglas Street
,, Harbour Lane
,, Upper Lane
1 outhouse, Queensborough Street
1 lot, 1 house, 1 outhouse, Rollo St.
1 house, Rodney Street


Weymouth Daniel
Rupert Dinard
T.F. Desbonnes
Beatrice Edward
Lewis Francis
Frascillia Francis
Harold George
Est. R.F. Garraway
Hartwig Henry
Adelaide Hamilton
Est. J.B. HeCtor
Rachel Hendricks
Enid Hypolite
Earl W. Hector
Est. Buddy Israel
Josephine Israel
Rosabe'le Jules
Mrs. Eliza Joseph
Arthur Jones
Est. Lena Joe
LeonLine NTo. Baptiste
Martin Jean
Martin Jean
Lorlin Jer ais
do
Phin Joseph
Ethelina Joseph
F A. Leslie
Everiina Lewis
E, erlina Leroy
Everlina Leroy
John Lawrence
Emily Mulon
Est. J.R. Montrose
Joseph Magloire
Joseph Ma-loire
Josephine Magloire
Rhonie Mlagloire
Toussaint Matthew
Eidica Magloire
Evy Montrose
Woodrow Magloire
Rose Ann Peter
J F. Phipns
Heywood Powell
Iestin Pierre Louis
H. A. Powel
Philomen Peter
Emma Peter
Lucia Quetelle
Ann L. Rabess
Elaine Rodney
A.C. Shillingford &'Co.
E. M. Stedman
Sugar Loaf Estate
do
Jeanne St. Louis
Selina Sanford
Beatrice Steadman
Est. J.G. Tavernier
Rebeca Theodore
Tyrell Tavernier
Joannes Tsvernier
Evelyn Vidal
Sister Vidal
Patriek William


T. A. BOYD-Provosl Mailsral.









OFFICIAL GAZETTE, THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1954


STATEMENT OF CURRENCY NOTE CIRCULATION IN THE BRITISH
CARIBBEAN TERRITORIES (EASTERN GROUP) ON
1ST APRIL, 1954.
Average Circulation during February 195 :
British Caribbean Currency Notes $48,820,919.00
Government Currency Notbs 2,301,351.00
$51 122,270 or


British Caribbean Currency Notes :
Trinidad & Tobago
(including Montserrat) $24,055,067.00
Barbados 5,673.5' 0.00
British Guiana 12,750.735 00
Grenada 1,574,200 00
St. Vincent 521,4 0.00
St. Lucia 859,000 00
Dominica 943,-100.00
Antigua 1,420,300.00
St. Kitts 1,516.500.00

Total British Caribbean Currency Notes
Trinidad & Tobago Government
note circulation $1,487,626.00
Barbados Government Note
Circulation 17i,687.00
British Guiana Government
Note Circulation 571,927.00
Total Government Note Ci culation
To:al Circulation on 1st April 1954.


$49,314,852.00


2,231,240 00
$51,546,092.00


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02


British Caribbean Currency Board,
Treasury Chambers,
Port-of-Spain,
Trinidad.
Ref. M.P. 1251/52


(Sgd) L. SPENCE
Executive Commissioner
British Caribbean Currency Board.




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1954 IMPORT AND EXPORT TARIFF ORD. 1
CONSOLIDATION (AMENDMENT)


DOMINICA
ORDINANCE NO. 1 OI


F 1954


I assent


E. B. BEETHAM.
Governor.


29th April, 1954.
AN ORDINANCE FURTHER TO AMEND THE CUS-
TOMS IMPORT AND EXPORT TARIFF CONSOLI-
DA IION ORDINANCE, 1930.
(Gazetted 13th May, 1954)
BE IT ENACTED by the Legislature of Dominica
as follows :-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the
CUSTOMS IMPORT AND EXPORT TARIFF CON-
SOLIDATION (AMENDMENT) ORUJNANCE, 1954, Short Tithe.
and shall be read as one with the Customs Import and words. nof 1930
2 & 16 of 1932
Export Tariff Consolidation Ordinance, 1930. (herein. 4 of 193 h &
of 1934,7 of 1937
after referred to as the principal Ordinance), and all 21 of 194.4 of
1941, 6 of 1944.
amendments thereto. 6&7 of 1945,7 of
1947, 15,23,&24
of 1949, 5. 8, 13
& 33 of 1951. 30
2. Section 4 of the principal Ordinance is hereby of 192.
amended by the deletion of the words "and one un- Amen.""('I
Section 1 of
official member" occurring between the words pri(nipal
6 ..,,e .i 1;,,l. ,," n + ; thn f i+nl 1;-h lin +1 fh Ordinance


Irespec tiV y a LL Lv 1 ;1 o tIn; IUUL, II C1 L rLI .
3. Item 11 of the Third Schedule to the prin-
cipal Ordinance is hereby amended as follows -
(1) by inserting the words "'Pan boiled between
(a) and Concentrated ;
(2) by adding the following -
(b) Other Concentrated--3c. per gallon
or part of a
gallon of raw
lime juice
used in its
manufac-
ture ; "


Auinldmolut
Third

OIridiliale


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1954 IMPORT AND EXPORT TARIFF ORD. 1
CONSOLIDATION (AMENDMENT)




(3) by renumbering the present paragraphs (b)
and "(c)" as '(c)" and "(d)" respectively.
Passed this 17th day'of November, 1953.
W. O. SEVERIN
Clerk of the Legielative Council.
Recommitted to the Legislative Council under
Rule 48 of the Legislative Council Rules, 1952,
(S. R. & O. No. 41 of 1952) to consider an amendment
proposed by the Governor, which amendment was duly
considered and passed this 17th day of February, 1954.


W. O. SEVERIN
Clerk of the Legislative Council.


135'53


DOMINICA;
Printed at the Bulletin Office, Roseau, by Authority.
Price 2d.]










1954 POUND ACT (AMENDMENT) ORD. 2




DOMINICA
ORDINANCE NO. 2 OF 1c54.
I assent
E. B. BEETHAM,
Governor.
27th April 1954.
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE TRESPASS
AND FOUND ACT, 1884.
(Gazetted 13th May, 1954).
BE IT ENACTED by the Legislature of Dominica
as follows:--
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the
TRESPASS AND POUND ACT (AMENDMENT)
ORDINANCE. 1954, S'lort title
and shall be read as one with the Trespass and Pound Dca. Art,
Act, 1884, as amended (hereinafter referred to as the i/s8,
principal Act). sf
2. Section X of the principal Act is hereby repeal-
ed and in place thereof the following shall have effect:- Kepeal land
replacement
"X. In addition to the notice fee, and the al-of section N
lowance for feeding and watering hereinbefore of principal
mentioned, there shall be paid to the Pound Act.
Keeper before any animal shall be released Fees payable
from the Pound, by the owner or person apply- to Pou'"
ing for the release thereof, the following fees, ,elase of any
that is to say: for the release of every horse, animal ir-
mule, ass, ox, cattle, or foal, filly, colt, or calf, pounded
a fee of eight shillings, and for every sheep,
goat, or swine, kid or lamb, a fee of four shill-
ings, one half of which release fees shall be
paid to the party impounding such animal and
the other half shall be retained by the Pound
Keeper to his own use as a compensation for
securing the same: Provided that the fees in
this section made payable shall not exceed the
sum of sixty shillings on any single occasion,
whatever may be the number of horses, mules,
oxen or other animals impounded belonging to
the same owner."
Passed this 16th day of February, 1954
W. O. SEVERIN,
1149/53. Clerk vf the Legislative Counci.
DOMINICA.
Printed at the Bulletin Office,Roseau, by Authority
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1954 ROSEAU TOWN COUNCIL ORD. 3 4
(AMENDMENT)




DOMINICA
ORDINANCE NO. 3 OF 1954.
1j~a0&,,I assent
E. B. BEETHAM,
Governor.
28th April, 1954.
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND FURTHER THE
ROSEAU TOWN COUNCIL ORDINANCE, 1937.
(Gazetted 13th May, 1954.)
BE IT ENACTED by the L-gislature of Dominica
as follows :--
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the
ROSEAU TOWN COUNCIL (AMENDMENT) Short Title
ORDINANCE, 1954,
and shall be read as one with the Roseau Town Council Ords. 23/37
Ordinance, 1937, as amended (hereinafter referred to
as the principal Ordinance). 22/52
2. Paragraph (a) of sub-section (1) of section 20 Amlendmelnt
of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended by the ( 1) ) o2
insertion of the words "Chief Sanitary Inspector", prin. Ord.
between the word "Clerk", and the word "Assistant "
occurring in the second line thereof.
Passed this 16th day of February, 1954.
W. 0. SEVERIN,
1159/53 Clerk of the Legislative Council.




DOMINICA.
Printed at the Bulletin Office, Roseau, by Authority.
Price Id.]











1954 LIQUOR LICENCE (AMENDMENT) ORD 4 5



DOMINICA
ORDINANCE NO. 4 OF 1954.
L I assent
E. B. BEETHAM,
Governor.
30th April, 1954.
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND FURTHER THE
LIQUOR LICENCES ORDINANCE, 1938.
(Gazetted 13th May, 1954)
BE IT ENACTED by the Legislature of Dominrca
as follows:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the
LIQUOR LICENCES (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, Short title
1954,
and shall be read as one with the Liquor Licences Or- Ords. 11/38
dinance, 1938, as amended (hereinafter referred to as 26/51
the principal Ordinance). 2
2. Section 6 of the principal Ordinance is hereby Amendmnent
amended by the insertion thereafter of the following or sLetion i
ol principal
proviso:- Ordinance
"Provided that where the requirements set out in
section 5 of this Ordinance have been complied with,
each Magistrate may hold additional special courts for
the purpose of receiving and considering new applica-
tions for certificates for licences on such terms and
conditions as he may think fit, on the 2nd day of Janu-
ary and the 2nd day of July in every year, or in the
event of those dates falling on a Sunday or Bank Holi-
day, then on the week day immediately following such
date."
Passed this 16th day of February, 1954.
W. O. SEVERIN,
1380/52 Clerk of the Legislative Council.
DOMINICA,
Printed at the Bulletin Office,Roseau, by Authority
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DOMINICA
ORDINANCE NO. 5 OF 1954.

E. B. BEETHAM,
Governor.
28th April, 1954.
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND FURTHER THE
MOTOR VEHICLES AND ROAD TRAFFIC ORDI-
NANCE, 1941.
Gazetted 13th May, 1954.
BE IT ENACTED by the Legislature of Dominica
as follows:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the
MOTOR VEHICLES AND ROAD TRAF- Short Tite
FIC (AMENDMENT) ORI)INANCE. 1954.
and shall be read as one with the Motor Vehicles and Orsl. 21/19
Road Traffic Ordinance, 1949, as amended (hereinafter '28/191
referred to as the principal Ordinance).
2. The principal Ordinance is hereby amended by
inserting therein, next after section 53J(2) the following i',
sub-section :-- 0, (:1,
(3) Every person riding or being upon a bicycle
on a road at night shall carry arid exh bit on such
*bicycle a lamp which shall be so constructed and
placed as to exhibit a white light in the direction in
which he is proceeding and so lighted and kept light-
ed as to afford adequate means of signalling the
approach or position of such bicycle, and shall also
carry a red light fixed at the rear or a red reflector
fixed on the rear mudguard not more than. four
inches above the base, so as to indicate its presence
on the road to traffic approaching from behind. If
any person contravenes the provisions of this sub-sec-
tion he shall be liable on summary conviction to a
penalty not exceeding two pounds."
Passed this 16th day of February, 1954.
W. O SEVERIN,
464/ 48 Clerk of the LegislativeCouncil.
DOMINICA.
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DOMINICA
ORDINANCE NO. 6 OFP1954.
I assent
E. B. BEETHAM,
Governor..
28th April 1954.
AN ORDINANCE TO MAKE FURTHER PROVISION
FOR THE PRESERVATION OF PUBLIC ORDER ON
THE OCCASION OF PUBLIC PROCESSIONS AND
MEETINGS ANDI N PUBLIC PLACES.
[Gazetted 13th May, 1954 ]
BE IT ENACTED hy the Legislature of Dominica
as follows :-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the
PUBLIC ORDER ORDINANCE. 1954.
Short title
2. In this Ordinance the following expressions Interpreta-
have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to tion
them, that is to say :-
"meeting" means a meeting held for the purpose of
discussions of matters of public interest or for the
purpose of the expression of views on such matters:
"public meeting" includes any meeting in a public place
and any meeting which the public or any section
thereof are permitted to attend, whether on payment
or otherwise;
"public place" means any highway, public park or gar-
den, any sea beach, and any public bridge, road, lane,
footway, square, court, alley or passage, whether a
thoroughfare or not; and includes any open space, to
which, for the time being, the public have or are per-
mitted to have access, whether on payment or other-
wise;
''public procession" means any march or procession in
a public place except a march or procession-
(a) by any of Her Majesty's forces; or
(b) by the'Domfnica Police Force, Fire Brigade, Boy
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8 1954 PUBLIC ORDER ORED. 6




(c) which takes place as a component part of any re-
ligious ceremony, including a wedding or funeral,
not being in any way connected with any politi-
cal demonstration or celebration; or
(d) -hich is confined to the pupils and teachers of
any school; or
(e) by any other body approved by the Governor in
Council; or
(f) on any occasion approved by the Governor in
Council.
"Superintendent of Police" has the same meaning as
in the Police Ordinance, 1940.
s It shall be unlawful for any public procession
Processions
prohibited to take place unless a permit has been issued in respect
without thereof in accordance with the provisions of this Ordi-
permits
nance.
Applicas 4. (1) Where any person desires to organize any
tios for public procession he shall, at least three days before
such intended public procession, make application for a
permit to the Superintendent of Police.
(2) Every application made in accordance with
subsection (1) of this section shall contain particulars
of the point of departure, route and point of termina-
tion of the public processionh-a which such. application
relates, and the hours between which such procession
will take place.
Permits 5. (1) The Superintendent of Police may, in any
case, in his absolute discretion, grant the application.
(2) In cases where the Superintendent of Police
considers that the application should be refused, he
shall forthwith refer the application to the Governor in
Council with his recommendations thereon and he shall
refuse or grant the application in accordance with the
directions of the Governor in Council.
(3) In cases where such application is granted,
the Superintendent of Police shall issue to the applicant
a permit for the desired public procession specifying
therein in accordance with the directions of the Gov-
ernor in Council the route to be followed and the times
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1954 PUBLIC ORDER ORD. 6 9




6. Any person taking part in any public procession Offence
otherwise than in accordance with the terms of a per-
mit shall be guilty of an offence against this Ordinance.
7. (1) Any person who, while present at any pub- Prohibition
lic meeting or on the occasion of any public procession, of offensive
weap nsat
has with him any offensive weapon, otherwise than n publcmeet-
pursuance of lawful authority, shall be guilty of an 'ngs and
offence against this Ordinance. procession
(2) For the purposes of this section, a person
shall not be deemed to be acting in pursuance of lawful
authority unless he is acting in his capacity as a servant
of the Crown or of any local authority or as a constable
or as a member of a recognized corps or as a member
of a fire brigade.
8. Any person who at any public meeting or in Prohibition
any public procession uses threatening, abusive or in- of offensive
conduct con-
sulting words or behaviour with intent to provoke a ducive to
breach of the peace or whereby a breach of the peace breaches 6f
the
is likely to be occasioned, shall be guilty of an offence t peace
against this Ordinance.
9. (1) Any person who at a lawful public meeting Endeavour-
acts in a disorderly manner for the purpose of preven- ing to break
up a meet-
ting the transaction po the business for which the mng
meeting .waacaiied tpgethep shall be guilty of an of-
fence against'this Ordinance.,
(2) Any person who incites others to commit
an offence under this section shall be guilty of a like
offence.
10. Any person guilty of any offence under this Penalty
Ordinance shall be liable on summary conviction to
imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months
or to a fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars,
or to both such imprisonment and fine.
Passed this 16th day of February, 1954.
W. O. SEVERIN,
40/54 Clerk of the Legislative Council.
DOMINICA.
Plinte at the Bulletin Office, Rdseau, by Authority.
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