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97

SQTE LEEW AD ISLANDS





VOL. LXXX. FRIDAY, 9TH MAY, 1952 No. 21.



LEEWARD ISLANDS.


SAINT CHRISTOPHER NEVIS AND ANGUILLA.
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1952, No. 12.


PROCLAMATION DATE) MAY 6, 1952, DECLARING THAT A BILL
INTITULED THE SAINT CHRISTOPHEI, NEVIS AND ANGUILLA CON-
STITUTION AND ELECTIONS ORDINANCE, 1952, SHALL HAVE EFFECT.

BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
G;overnlor.
WHEREAS by section 11B (2) (a) of the Leeward Islands Act,
1871 it is provided, inter alia, that if the Governor shall consider that it
is expedient in the interests of public order, public faith or of good
government that an\y 1ill introduced in the Island Council of any
Presidency should have effect, and that if such Island Council shall fail
to pass such 1ill within such time and in such form as the Governor
may think reasonable and expedient, the Governor, at any time in his
discretion, may, notwithstanding any provisions of the said Act or of
any other law in force in such Presidency or of any Standing Orders of
such Island Council, declare that such Bill shall have effect as if it had
been passed by such Island Council with such amendments as the
Governor shall think fit which have been moved or proposed in such
Island Council or any Committee thereof; and that thereupon the said
Bill shall have effect as if it had been passed by such Island Council:
AND WHEREAS a draft Bill intituled the Saint Christopher,
Nevis and Anguilla Constitution and Elections Ordinance, 1952 (here-
inafter referred to as the said Bill ") was introduced in the Legislative
Council of Saint Christopher Nevis and Anguilla at a meeting thereof
held on the 16th day of April, 1952, read a third time and passed the
said Council with the amendments set out in the First Schedule hereto:
AND WHEREAS on the said Bill as so amended being presented
to the Governor for assent on behalf of Her Majesty, the Governor,
pursuant to rule 59 of the Standing Rules and Orders of the said
Legislative Council by Message dated the 18th day of April, 1952,
recommitted the said Bill as so amended to the Council, requiring that
clauses 25 (2), 36 and 43 (1), the First Schedule and Form No. 15 of
the Second Schedule appearing in the said Bill be substituted for the
amendments made in Committee of the said Legislative Council on the
16th day of April, 1952, to the above enumerated clauses, to the First
Schedule and to Form No. 15 of the Second Schedule respectively (save
that the said Form No. 15 be amended in the manner set out in the




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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Second Schedule hereto); that clauses 12 (4) and 23 as appearing in the
Second Schedule hereto be substituted for clauses 12 (4) and 23 of the
said Bill as amended; that clause 103 (1) be amended by the insertion of a
new paragraph as set out in the Second Schedule hereto with consequen-
tial re-lettering of the said clause; and that the new clause 106 inserted in
the said Bill in Committee be deleted therefrom with the consequential
re-numbering as clause 106 of clause 107 of the said Bill as amended:

AND WHEREAS at a meeting of the said Legislative Council held
on the 22nd day of April, 1952, upon motion being made to move the
Council into Committee for the purpose of considering the amendments
set out in the aforesaid Message of the Governor the said motion was
defeated:

AND WHEREAS the Governor considers that it is expedient in
the interests of public faith and of good government that the said Bill
with the incorporation therein of the amendments to clauses 4, 9 (1), 11,
12, (2), (3) and (6), 14, 15, 18, 51 (1), 61 (2), 69 (3), 87 () and to
Form No. 17 of the Second Schedule made in Committee as aforesaid
and with reference to Form No. 15 only the following amendments of the
amendments made in the said Committee, that is to say, the insertion-
(a) of the words "and symbol" between the words "Jones'
name" and the words "as follows" appearing in paragraph 2; and
(b) of an additional column headed Symbol" immediately
before the column opposite the names appearing in the said para-
graph 2,
should have effect.
NOW, THEREFORE, I KENNETH WILLIAM BLACKBURNE, a Com-
panion of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint
George, an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire,
Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the Colony of the
Leeward Islands and Vice Admiral of the same, do hereby declare by this
my Proclamation that the Bill intituled the Saint Christopher, Nevis and
Anguilla Constitution and Elections Ordinance, 1952, introduced in the
Legislative Council of Saint Christopher, Nevis and Anguilla on the 16th
day of April, 1952, but with the incorporation therein of the amendments
made in Committee on the said 16th d ty of A april, 1952, to clauses 4, 9 (1),
11, 12 (2), (3) and (6), 14, 1., 18, 51 (1), 61 (2), 69 (3), 87 (2)
and Form No. 17 of the Second Schedule but only the following amend-
ments to Form No. 15 of the said Schedule made in the said Committee,
that is to say, the insertion-
(a) of the words and symbol between the words Jones'
name and the words as follows appearing in paragraph 2; and
(A) of an additional column headed Symbol immediately
before the column opposite the names appearing in the said para-
graph 2,
shall have effect as if the said Bill had been passed with the aforesaid
amendments by the Legislative Council of Saint Christopher, Nevis and
Anguilla.
AND the Members of the said Council and all other Her Majesty's
Officers, Ministers and loving subjects in the said Presidency and all
those whom it may concern are hereby required to take due notice hereof
and to give their ready obedience accordingly.

GIVEN under my hand at the Government House in the Town of
Plymouth in the Island of Monls:rrat in the Colony of
the Leeward Islands this 6th day of May, 1952, and in the
first year of Her Majesty's reign.


GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!


[9 May, 1952.






9 May, 1952.] THE LEEWARD IzLANDs GAZETTE.

FIRST SCHEDULE.


Clause. Amendment.


4 To be substituted for clause 4 of the said Bill:-

"Composition 4. The Council shall consist of the Admin-
of Council. istrator, two e.r .* r*.., members, eight elected
members and three nominated members."

9 (1) The words or of the Council shall be inserted between the
word Administrator and the word the in line 4.

11 The words appointedd as a nominated member or shall be
deleted and the words or appointed as a nominated mem-
ber shall be inserted between the word member and the
word "of in line 3.

Paragraph (b) shall be deleted and the following substituted
therefor:-
(b) (i) in the case of an elected member holds, or is
acting in, any public office; or
(ii) in the case of a nominated member, holds
any public office; ".

The words "the daily newspapers" shall be substituted
for the words "a newspaper" in line 11 of paragraph
(h) (ii)".

12 To be substituted for clause (12) (2) of the said Bill:-

(2) Every elected or nominated member of the councill
shall in any case cease to be a member at the next dishol ution
of the Council after his election or appointment, or previously
thereto if his seat shall become vacant under the provisions of
this Ordinance."

The words "an elected or nominated shall be substituted
for the words "a nominated or elected" in line 1 of sub-
clause (3) and the following paragraph shall be substituted
for paragraph (f) of the said sub-clause:-

"(f) (i) if, being an elected member, he shall be
appointed to, or to act in, any public office; or
(ii) if, being a nominated member he shall be
appointed permanently to any public office;".

The words "' An elected or nominated shall be substitu-
ted for the words "A nominated or el cted in line 1 of
sub-clause (4) and the word elected shall be substituted for
the word nominated in line 4 and the words a nominated"
shall be substituted for the words "an elected in line 6 of
the said sub-clause.

In sub-clause (6) the words elected or shall be inserted
before the word appointed" and the words "or elected"
appearing thereafter shall be deleted.

14 To be substituted for clause 14 of the said Bill:-

"Decision of 14. (1) All questions which may arise as to
question as to the right of any person to be or remain an elected
membership. member of the Council shall be referred to and
determined by the Supreme Court in accordance
with the provisions of any law in force in the
Presidency.

(2) All questions which may arise as to the
right of any person to be or remain a nominated
member of the Council shall be referred to and
determined by the Governor."

15 To be substituted for clause 15 of the said Bill:-

"Filling of 15. (1) Whenever the seat of an elected mem-
vacancies. ber of the Council becomes vacant the vacancy
shall be filled by election in accordance with the
provisions of this Ordinance.






THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


[9 May, 1952


FIRST SCHEDULE.--(cont'd.)


Clause. Amend ment.


(2) Whenever the seat of a nominated mem-
ber of the Council becomes vacant the vacancy
shall be filled by appointment by the Governor in
accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance."

18 The words "three sessions" shall be substituted for the
words one session in line 4 and the words more than
four shall be substituted for the word twelve" in line 6.

23 The words objection is taken by any member present that "
in lines 2 and 3 shall be deleted and the word "seven"
shall be substituted for the word five in the said line 3.

25 The word five shall be substituted for the word "three"
in line 2.

36 To be substituted for clause 36 of the said Bill:-

36. For the purposes of the election of members of
the Council, the Presidency shall be divided into three electoral
districts which shall be represented on the Council as follows:-

(1) The island of St. Christopher by five elected mem-
bers.

(2) The island of Nevis by two elected members.

(3) The island of Anguilla and all small islands which
are adjacent thereto and form part of the Presi-
dency-by one elected member."

43 The word "five shall be substituted for the word three"
in line 6 of sub-clause (1).

51 The words one hundred and fifty shall be substituted for
the words "ninety-six in line 4 of sub-clause (1).

61 The word "symbols" shall be inserted between the word
"descriptions" and the word "and" in line 5 of sub-
clause (1).

69 The words "and symbol" shall be inserted between the
word name and the word of in line 6 of sub-clause (3).

87 The words one hundred shall be substituted for the words
five hundred" in line 3 of sub-clause (2).

A new clause to be numbered 106 shall be inserted after clause
105 as follows:-

106. The Unofficial Members of the Legislative Council
shall, not later than the third sitting of the Council after
general elections and after every dissolution of the Legislative
Council, elect from among the Elected Members thereof four
persons to be Elected Members of the Executive Council.

So. however, that of these four Members one shall be a Member
representing the island of Nevis:

Provided that the Legislative Council may, by resolution
of which there are cast the votes of not less than two-thirds of
the Unofficial Members of the Legislative Council, revoke the
election to the Executive Council of an\ Elected Member
thereof, and, upon the passing of such resolution, the seat of
such M-mber shall become vacant."

106 To be numbered as clause 107.

First Schedule. This Schedule shall be deleted.

Second Schedule. Form No. 15. In paragraph 1 all the words commencing
with the wnrds In the electoral district to the end of the
said paragraph shall be deleted. Paragraph 2, the words
and symbol shall be inserted between the words "Jones'
Snatme and the words "as follows".







9 May, 1952] THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. 101
FIRST SCHEDULE.-(con 'd.)


Clause. Amendment.


In the specimen example appearing in the said Form
a new column headed Symbol" shall be inserted and, in the
continuation of paragraph 2 appearing immediately after the
said specimen example, t lie word districts" shall be sub-
stituted for tlih, word district"; the words Parish of Saint
George, Bassetrre, including the town of Basseterre-in the"
shall be deleted; the word Islands" shall be substituted for
the word Islnd "; the words "and Nevis" shall be inserted
after the word St. Christopher and the word two shall
be deleted.

The following shall be substituted for paragraph 5:-

"5. If the voter places any mark on the paper by which
She may afterwards be identified or if at a general election or at
a by-election he votes for more than the number of candidates
to be elected then his ballot paper will be void and will not be
counted."

Form No. 17. An additional column headed Symbol"
immediately before the column opposite the names appearing
therein.

Fomrn No. 22. The word "two" appearing immediately
before the word "members" in square brackets shall be
deleted.

SECOND SCHEDULE.


Clause. Amendment.


12 The following shall be substituted for sub-clause (4):-

(4) An elected or nominated member of the Council may
by writing under his haud addressed to the Administrator
resign his seat on the Council. The seat of any such elected
member shall become vacant upon the receipt of his resigna-
tion by the Administrator, and the seat of any such nominated
member shall become vacant upon the acceptance of his
resignation by the Administrator."

23 The following shall be substituted for clause 23 of the said
Bill:-

Quorum. 23. No business except that of adjournment
shall be transacted if there are less than five
members present besides the Administrator or
other member presiding."

103 In sub-clause (1) the word "and" at the end of paragraph
(h)" shall be deleted; the following new paragraph shall be
inserted immediately after paragraph (h) "-
(i) prescribing the symbols to be used on every ballot
paper and the m,)de of allocation of such symbols
to candidates; and "
and paragraph (i) shall be re-lettered as paragraph (j) "

The new clause 106 inserted in the said Bill in Committee
shall be deleted.

Clause 106 renumbered clause 107 in Committee shall be
numbered as clause 106 of the Bill.

First Schedule. Ins-rt the First Schedule as contained in the original Bill
introduced in the Council.

Second Schedule. Form No. 15. Substitute Form No. 15 of original Bill intro-
duced in the Council with the following amendments:-
(a) the insertion of the words "and symbol between
the words "Jones' name" and the words "as follows"
appearing in par'graph 2.
(b) insert an additional column headed Symbol"
immediately before the column opposite the names appear-
ing therein.






THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


[9 May, 1952.


Notices.

Board of Commissioners of Car-
rency British Caribbean Ter-
ritories (Eastern Group).
The cr', ry of State for the
Colonies has. on the nomination of
His Exc-elincy the Governor of the
Leeward 1li nds, appointed Mr. P. W.
BECKSWIT'-. Economic aind Financial
Adviser i. that Colouy, to le a Comn-
missioner in place of the Hon. E. A.
THOMP.,o.N. troii ist March, 1952.
L. SPENCE,
E.i cutive Conmunissioner,
British Caribhltn
Currency Board.
Headuqita -ers,
Boa. d t Commissioners
of Co Irency, British Territories
(Enastern Group), Trinidad.
2Sth April, 1952.
24/ooo15.

The Commissioner of the Virgin
Islands has appointed Air Vice-
Marshall G. PERRY, C.B., D.S.O.,
to be a member of the Library Com-
mittee of th;t Presidency from the
19th April. 1952.
The Sec: etririat,
Antituia.
6th May. 1952.
36/00U02.

The Aldministrator of Antigua re-
cords with regret the death on the
29th April, 1952, of Mr. HUBERT
FRANCIS, H :ad Cook, Central Lunatic
Asylum. Antigun.

No. 48.

Appoiitnieits and transfers, etc,,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates sited. ar- pnblijhed for
general inionmation:-

BURNHAM. R.A., Assistant Superin-
tendelnt of Police, to be Superin-
tendent of Police, Leeward Islands.
Dec. 29, 1951
HILL, Miss H., Junior Clerk, Agricul-
tural Department, Antigua, resign-
ed apilointment. April 30

No. 49.
CONFIRMATION OF ORDINANCES.
The Secretary of State for the
Colonies has informed the Governor
that the power of disallowance will
not be exercised in respect of the
following Ordinance:-

St. Kitts-Nevis and Anguilla.
No. 16 of 1951 "Accidents and
Occupational Diseases (Notification)
Ordinance. 1951."

No. 50.

The following Statutory Rules and
Orders are circulated with this Gazette
and form part thereof:-

Montserrat.
No. 8 of 1952, "The Savings Bank
Rules, 1952."


No. 9 of 1952, "The Legislative
Council (Elections) Regulations,
1952."


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA. 29th April, 1952.

PEPSODENT LIMITED of St.
Bridget's House. Bridewell Place.
London. E.C. 4 England have applied
for Registration o one 'Trade Mark
consisting of the following:-


M ENTASOL

in Class 1S. that is to say Perfumery
(including toilet articles, preparations
for the teeth and hair and perfumed
soap).

The Applicants claim that they
have not used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods before the
date of their said Application.

Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Leeward Islands Gazette, give
notice in duplicate at the Trade Marks
Office, Antigua, of opposition to regis-
tration of the said Trade Mark.

A. R. MEADE,
Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 28th April, 1952.
VAN DEN BERGHS (EXPORT)
LIMITED of Unilever House, Black-
friars, London, E.C. 4, England, have
applied for Registration of one Trade
Mark consisting of the following:-


PUFFIN


in Class 42 that is to say Substances
used as food or as ingredients in
food ".

The Applicants claim that they
have not used the said Trade Mark
in respect of the said goods before
the date of their said Application.

Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Leeward Islands Gazette, give
notice in duplicate at the Trade
Marks Office, Antigua, of opposition
to registration of the said Trade Mark.

A. R. MEADE,
Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.


In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.
ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.
A.D 1952.
NOTICE I H S HI:. BY GIVEN
that there will be a -itting of the
Supreme Court of thi Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands held
at tiw Court House i; t'h City of
Saint John in the Island of Antigua
on Mon(ida the 12th day of May,
1952. at 10 o'clockin l he forenoon
for thl,ie irp"- of hearing tie under-
nmentiol, I causes or n',o;iters:-

DIVORCE AND MATRIMONIAL


Petitioner
DORIS E INE
Ai-;ENY
BEATRICE
THOMAS


Re;spon'lenf.
CEnDric ARTHUR
ASSENT
HUBERT
TL-OlMAS


Dated the 29th day of April, 1952.

A. R. MEADE,
Acting HReistrar of the
S'upreine Court.


In the Court of Summary
Jurisdiction of the
Leeward Islands.
ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.
A.D. 1952.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that the Honour:ab'e t!e Chi Justice
has appointed Monday the 12th day
of May, 1952. at i0 clock in the
forenoon for sitting of tbhe Court ia
which the following causes will be
heard:-


P. .'..'
James Elm es
Mary Benjamin
Mercer & Co.
Norville Burke

James J. A. N.
Brown (Snr.)
Emanuel C.
Farara


i)fjendant.
Sydney Williams
Joseph Kendall
Ear Rrown
Egiington
Walker
Herman Lewis

Ernest Richards


Dated the 29th day of April, 1952.

A. R. MEADE,
Acting Registrar.

In the Supreme Court of the
Win, ward Islands and
Leeward Islands.
ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.
A. D. 1951.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
in pursuance of Rules made by the
Chief Justice under Section 16 of the
Windward Islands and Leeward Is-
lands (Courts) Order in Council, 1939,
and duly approved as therein provi-
ded on the 16th day of October A. D.
1941, the Honourable the Chief Jus-
tice selected for the sitting of the Court
in the Antigua Circuit has appointed
the day oi the month on which the
ensuing Circuit Court shall sit as
follows, that is to say:-







THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETIE.


The .\Ati.u.i Circuit on Tuesday
the 13ta day of May, 1952, at ten
o'clock in the forenoon.

Dated the 21st day of April, 1952.

A. R. MEADE,
Acting Registrar. of the
Supreme Court.

City Rate for 1952.

Notice is hereby given that the City
Rate Assessment List for 1952 has
bhen posted on the outer doir of the
Treasury and at the City Commis-
sioners Office.

The rate fixed on properties north
of the houses bordering ,;i Alfred
Peters Street u n d e r an assessed
annual rental value of $4S.00 is 5%
and of 18.00 and over 7,%. The
rate on all other property under an
assessed annual rental value of $48.00
is 10% and of $48.00 and over 1.5%

Any person who objects to any
assessment in the said list must lodge
his objection in writing with the City
Clerk within fourteen days after the
date of this notice.

W. L. MAGUIRE.
City Clerk.

City Comm;ssioners' Ofice,
An tigua.
15th April, 1952.


VACANT POST.

Senior Master, Grammar
School, Dominica.

Applications are invited for one
vacant post of Senior Master, Gram-
mar School, Dominica, B W.I. The
School roll at present numbers 150,
and courses will be offered up to the
Higher Scho.' certificate examination
f Camnhridge ITniversity.
2. Qualiii nations. Applicants for
the post should hold a University
degree and i alifiel to teach MAthe-
matics up to Higher School Certifi-
cate standard.
3. Einolul,'nts. The post is pen-
sionable and carries a salary in the
scale $1920 by $1201 to .-,-'4i per
annum. A temporary cost-of-living
allowance is payable at the rate of
twenty per cent. of salary. Th can-
didate selected may be appoint, d at
any point in the scale according to
qualifications and experience.
4. Quarters. Quarters are not
provided.
5. Leave. Leave is earned in
accordance with local regulations and
provision is mad, for assistance to-
wards overseas leave passages.
6. Passages. Free passages to
Dominica to take up appointment are
provided for the officer and for his
wife and children if they accompany
him or follow him within twelve
months from the date of his appoint-
ment.
7. Cn'd itions ,f Service. The
officer will be subject to Colonial
Regulations and Local General Orders.


Applications statirv the applicant's
age, qualificatllnas :,!i oe cilll x-
perience, and in.icilttang tihe earliest
date on which h1l cil'l ;i~-sone duiy.
accompaniied vby testiuo!niitls an I
referltenes should Ib addressed to the
Establishment Officer, Government
Office, Dominica. B.W.I.
Applications from members of the
Governn:eni Servic-: of any Colony
should he transmitted through the
officer Adninistering the Govern-
ment of that Colony.
Ref. No. 13/00004.


AGRICULTURAL
ASSISTANTS-St. Lucia


Applications are invited for two
posts of Agricultural Assistant in
St. Lucia for a period of two
years. The salary and allowances
are payable from Colonial Develop-
ment and Welfare Scheme D.1735
as follows:-
1 Senior Agricultural Assistant
700 per annum.
1 Junior Agricultural Assistant
600 per annum.
(These posts are both non-
pensionable)
Cost of living allowance 80 p.a.
Transportation and subsistence at
approved rates
) Senior at Roseau
Accomino- 70 p.a.
nation Junior at Dennery
S60 p.a.
Passages for th e officer ad wife
will be paid on first appoint-
ment and on the completion of
the two year engagement.
2. The main duties of the officers
will be to increase sugar production
by advising peasants in up to date
methods of improving sugar cane
cultivation. Previous experience in
sugar cultivation is therefore essential.-
3. It is also proposed that a Cane
Farmers Association he formed in the
closest co-operation with the Sugar
Factories management and that a
revolving fund for the purchase of
fertisilers will be initially amhninis-
tered by them.
4. The senior officer will be
required to live in the Roseaun-CIl
de Sac area and the junior officer
in the Dennery area.
5. The officers will work with the
Sugar Agronomist to the Develop-
ment and Welfare Organisation and
will be in charge under his direction
of all suear cane experimental work
planned by the Agronomist for all
the sugar growing areas.
6. Applications which should show
the previous experience and qualifica-
tions of the applicant should be
addressed to the Administrator,
St. Lucii, and mnst be received
before 10th May.

Government Office.
St. Luciia.
9th April, 195;2.
Ref. No. A.C. 13/89.


Agricunltural Scholarship ten-
able at the imperial College
of Tropical Agriculture.


1. A )plicatii(,ni are invited for a
scholarship tenable at the Imperial
College of Tropical Agriculture, Trini-
dad, to be awarle,! by the G.ivernment
of the Leeward Islands.

2. Applications must be submit-
ted to the Colonial Secretary through-

(a) the Headmaster of the school
at which the applicant is being or
has been taught, or

(b) the Administrator or Com-
missioner of the Presidency con-
cerned,

before the 6th June, 1952.

Application forms should be obtain-
ed from the office of administration
of the Presidency in which the appli-
cant resides.

3. The successful candidate will
be required to sign an undertaking
to serve for three years in the Lee-
ward Islands upon the successful com-
pletion of his course of study if offer-
ed suitable employment.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
6th May, 1952.

C. s.O. M. P. 28/00009.

RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station,

Antigua.


Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr.
May 3


1948. 1949. 1930. 19),1. 1952
2 82 1 ',( 5-41 3-O6 241
"57 2'07 2'52 188 1'60
1 s' 5"52 1'5 1'i 9 16i2
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0o(i Ino 28 39
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9 MIay 1952.1






THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GA'.ZETTE.


Colony of the Leeward Islands.

PRESIDENCY OF ANTIGUA.
7 ':/ by Registration Act.
REGISTRY OF TITLES.


For Certificate


ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.


SCHEDULE OF APPLICATION
of Title, and Notings thereon, and cavetts, for the week ending the 26th day of
April, 1952.


Date of Request.


26th April,
1952.


Person presenting.


Mary Adams of St. John's Street,
in the City of Saint John, in
the Island of Antigua, by
Messrs. Hewlett & Francis her
Solicitors.


Nature of Request whether for Certificate of
Title or noting thereon or Caveat.


Certificate of Title for all that piece or parcel of
land situate at St. John', Street and bounded
as follows:-
On the North by lands of Lillian Henry and
Edward Terry and measuring on the said
North side Fifty-nine feet six inches (59' 6")
on the South by St. John's Street and meas-
uring on the said South side Twenty-five feet
(25') on the East by lands of Dovie Julian and
Edward Hill and measuring on the said East
side Thirty-four feet six inches (34' 6") turn-
ing West 29' and Southward 40' 6" on the
West by lands of Peter Gonsalves and measur-
ing on the said West side Seventy-three feet
three inches (73' 3").


Anyone who objects to the issue of a Certificate of Title as applied for must within twenty-
one days (21) from the first publication of this notice enter a Caveat at the Office of the Registrar of
Titles for the Antigua Circuit.

Dated the 26th day of April, 1952.

A. R. MEADE,
Acting Registrar.






















ANTIGUA.
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1952.
[Price 23 cents.]


[9 May, 1952.









LEEWARD ISLA .
MONTSERRAT. -
STATUTORY RULES AND 0 -ERS.
1952, No. 8.
GOVERNMENT SAVINGS BANK.

RULES for the management and regulation of the Savings Bank,
made by the Governor in Council under the Savings Bank
Ordinance, 1938, (No. 5/1938).
1. SHORT TITLE. These Rules may be cited as the Savings Bank
Rules, 1952.
S2. INTERPRETATION. In these Rules unless the context otherwise
requires:-
"depositer's book" means a numbered book which is supplied to
the depositer when a first deposit is made or any book issued
in continuation of any depositer's book or in substitution there-
for;
"first deposit" includes any deposit by which a new account is
opened;
Savings Bahk Officer" includes every officer of the Treasury
Department who may from time to time perform any duties
connected with the Savings Bank.
3. SAVINGS BANK OFFICE. The business of the Savings Bank
shall be transacted at the Treasury or such other place within the Presi-
dency as the Governor may direct.
4. HOURS OF BUSINESS. The buisness of the Savings Bank shall
be transacted on every day of the week except Sunday, Public or Bank
Holidays, and during the ordinary business hours of the Treasury.
5. DEPOSITS. Every depositor on making a first deposit shall-
(a) state his name in full, his occupation and his residence to
the Savings Bank Officer, sign his name and enter particulars of his
occupation and residence in the Savings Bank Ledger Folio in which
the account is being opened and in which shall be shown also the date
and number of the account; and
X (b) make and sign a declaration in form A of the Schedule to'
these Rules which declaration shall be witnessed by a Government

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Officer including (subject to the approval of the Treasurer) a Sav-
ings Bank Officer, or by a Justice of the Peace, or by a Minister of
Religion or by some other person of recognized standing approved
by the Treasurer in that behalf.

6. DEPOSITOR's BOOK. (1) When a first deposit is made a depos-
itor's book shall be issued to the depositor.
(2) No charge shall be made for a depositor's book except as provi-
ded by rule 28 hereof.
7. LODGMENTS. On making any deposit the depositor shall fill in
and deliver to the Savings Bank Officer a Lodgment Voucher in form B
of the Schedule to these Rules (or such modification thereof, as may be
required or approved by the Treasurer) and shall produce his depositor's
book for the purpose of having the deposit entered therein; and unless
such depositor's book be produced the Savipgs Bank Officer may refuse
to receive the deposit.
8. RECEIPT OF DEPOSITS. Every deposit received by any Savings
Bank Officer shall be entered by him at the time in the depositor's book
and such officer shall affix his initials opposite such entry, and the same
shall be verified by another Treasury Officer. The depositor's book with
the entry so made and verified shall be returned to the depositor who
should satisfy himself that the entry has been correctly made.
9. AMOUNT or DEPOSITS. No deposit shall be made of any
amount less than one dollar.
10. MINORS UNDER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE. Deposits may be
made on behalf and in the name of a minor under fourteen years of age
by a guardian or parent of such minor or by any other person approved
by the Treasurer.
11. JOINT ACCOUNTS. (1) Deposits may be made in the joint
name of two or more persons entitled to make a deposit.
(2) Upon the application of all the persons in whose names the ac-
count stands or the survivor of them, the Treasurer may remove the
name of any person from the title of the account and may substitute the
name of another person in place thereof with the consent in writing of
that other person.
12. TRUST ACCOUNTS. (1) Deposits may be made in the name of
one or more persons in trust for another person, whose name shall also
be entered in the title of the account.
(2) The Treasurer may, if he thinks fit, on the application of all
the parties to a trust account, cause the account to be put in the name









of the beneficiary alone or in the names of the beneficiary and any new
trustee.
13. FRIENDLY, OR OTHER SOCIETIES. Deposits may be made by a
Friendly or Charitable society, or such other society as the Treasur r may
approve of, through its Trustees or Treasurer in the name of such sccie-
ty, the full name of the society being entered in the title of the account.

14. CORPORATTONS. Deposits may (subject to the approval of the
Treasurer in each case) be made in the name of a body corporate.
15. INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED BY SOCIETIES AND BODIES
CORPORATE. Whenever an account is being opened under rule 13 or 14
application must first be made to the Treasurer. A copy of the Rules of
the Society or a inemorandum of Association of the body corporate
should accompany the application.
16. DUPLICATING ACCOUNTS. No person shall open in his own
name more than one account in the Savings Bank: Provided that this
rule shall not apply to any such person who is also a Trustee or Treasurer
under rule 13 or 14.
17. PROHIBITION OF USE OF FICTITIOUS NAME. No person shall
open any account in the Savings Bank in a fictitious name.
18. POWER OF TREASURER TO REFUSE ACCOUNTS. The Treasurer
may, in his discretion, refuse to open an account or accept a deposit
from any person without disclosing any reason for such refusal. Any
person aggrieved by the Treasurer's refusal may refer to the Governor
in Council.
19. LIMIT OF DEPOSITS. No depositor, shall be entitled to deposit
at any time a greater sum than $2400 or to increase by way of deposit
the total amount standing in his name in the books of the Savirgs Bank
beyond a sum of $2400: Provided that there shall be no limit to the
amount to be deposited by or on behalf of any Government Department
or fund controlled by any Government Department or Public Authority.
20. INTEREST ON DEPOSITS. Interest on deposits shall be at the
rate of two and a half per centum per annum, provided that no depositor
shall be entitled to interest on any deposit in excess of two thousand
four hundred dollars.
21. LIMIT TO NUMBER OF WITHDRAWALS. A depositor may with-
draw money from his account once only every seven days except with
the approval of the Treasurer.
22. PROCEDURE ON \ITHDRAWALS. (1) Subject to the provisions
of these Rules, any depositor wishing to withdraw the whole or any part








of the sum deposited shall present his depositor's book to the Savings
Bank Officer, as well as a withdrawal voucher in Form C of the Sched-
ule to these Rules (with such modification, if any, as may be required
or approved by the Treasurer) duly signed by such depositor.
(2) If the depositor is unknown to the Savings Bank Officer the
signature of the depositor. on" the withdrawal voucher shall be witnessed
by some person acceptable to the Treasurer or other Savings Bank Officer.
(3) If the depositor is resident in British territory outside the Pres-
idency, his signature to the withdrawal voucher shall be witnessed by a
Mi is:er of Religion, Justice of the Peace or other responsible person
of Whe place in which the depositor lives, and if resident in a foreign
country, then by the British Minister, Consul or Consular Officer of
such place or in the absence of a British representative by a responsible
Government officer. The person actually receiving the money shall
also sign the withdrawal voucher.
(4) The Treasurer may require seven days notice of a withdrawal
before paying it, but may, in his discretion, pay it either immediately
or before the expiration of the seven days.
23. WITHDRAWALS FROM JOINT ACCOUNTS. (1) Withdrawal
vouchers may be in the joint names of the depositors or in the names of
their survivors from time to time, proof being given to the satisfaction
of the Savings Bank Officer of the death of any joint depositor. Such
withdrawal vouchers shall be a good discharge to the Treasurer for the
amount stated therein.
(2) Joint depositors may name any one or more of their number
to operate an account, and in any such case the withdrawal voucher shall
be signed by the person or persons so authorised.
24. WITHDRAWALS FROM TRUST ACCOUNTS. (1) Withdrawal
vouchers shall be in the names of all the Trustees or of their survivors
from time to time, proof being given of the death of any Trustee. Such
withdrawal vouchers shall be a good discharge to the Treasurer for the
amounts stated therein.
(2) Trustees may name any one or more of their number to operate
an account, and in any such case the withdrawal voucher shall be
signed by the person or persons so authorized.
25. DISPOSAL OF DEPOSITS OF LUNATICS. Where a depositor has
become insane, but no order as to the application of his property has
been made by a Court, and the whole amount due to such depositor, in-
clusive of interest, does not exceed $24.00 the Treasurer may, when it is
proved to his satisfaction' that it is just and expedient so to do, pay the
awnuut standing in the name of the depositor or any part thereof, to any









person whom he shall judge proper to receive the same, and the re-
ceipt of such person shall be a good discharge to the Treasurer for the
sum so paid.
26. BANKRUPTCY OF DEPOSITOR. Where it is shown to the satis-
faction of the Treasurer that a Receiving Order has been made in respect
of the property of a sole depositor or that a Trustee in Bankruptcy of
the property of a sole depositor has been appointed, the Treasurer may,
in his discretion, on the application of the Official Receiver or Trustee,
pay the amount standing in the name of the depositor, or any part there-
of, to the Official Receiver or Trustee.
27. SAFEGUARDS AS TO REPAYMENTS. Repayments shall be rnide
only to the depositor or to the bearer of a withdrawal order signed by
the depositor in the presence of any Government Officer other than ai
Savings Bank Officer, or of a Justice of the Peace, or Minister of Reli-
gion or some other person of recognized standing approved by the
Treasurer in that behalf.
28. Loss AND SURRENDER OF DEPOSITOR'S BOOK. (1) If : depos-
itor shall lose his deposit book and shall desire a new book, application
must be made by him to the Treasurer.
(2) Upon receiving the application the Treasurer may, if he thinks
fi issue a new book to the applicant and shall charge therefore the sum
of twenty-four cents.
(3) If in the opinion of the Treasurer any deposit book has been
tampered with or is in such a condition as to render the issue of a new
book desirable, the Treasurer may, if he thinks fit, require the surrender
and cancellation of the book and issue a new book to the depositor and
may charge therefore the sum of twenty-four cents.
(4) In every case in which a new deposit book is issued to a depos-
itor, the amount to the credit of that depositor shall be entered in the
new deposit book.

29. PRODUCTION OF DEPOSITOR'S BOOK. Every depositor shall
deliver his depositor's book to the Savings Bank Officer in the month of
January in each year in order that the entries therein may be compared
with the Savings Bank Ledger and interest added. The Treasurer may
at any time call for the production of any depositor's book for such pur-
poses.
30. ILLITERATE DEPOSITORS. In all cases in which the signature
of a depositor is required, if the depositor cannot write, his mark must
be affixed in the presence of a Government Officer other than a Savings
Bank Officer, or of a Justice of the Peace or Minister of Religion,.or










some other person of recognized standing approved by the Treasurer in
that behalf and witnessed by such person.

31. PAYMENT UNDER PROBATE OR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION.
Payments of any deposit according to any probate of a will or letters of
administration granted by the Supreme Court and appearing to be in
force shall discharge the Government as against the executors and
administrators of te deceased depositor and all other persons notwith-
standing t at the probate or letters of administration may be revoked or
otherwise invalid.

32. REPEAL. Any Rules and Regulations for the conduct of the
business and management of the Savings Bank of the Presidency which
are in force at the time of the coming into operation of these Itules are
hereby repealed.

Made by the Governor in Council this 8th day of February, 1952.

J. E. T. ROBERTS,
Clerk of the Council.

SCHEDULE.

FORM A.
Declaration by Depositor on making First Deposit.
Pursuant to the Savings Bank Ordinance, 1938, (No. 5 of 1938) and Rules
made thereunder, I of hereby
declare that I desire on my own behalf (or on behalf of *) to
make deposits in Montserrat Savings Bank, and that 1 have not already opened
in my own name (or in the name of the said *) an
account which is still open in the said Savings Bank (except as a Trustee or
Treasurer under Rule 13 or 14 of the Rules of the said Savings Bank).
(I certify that the above-named on whose behalf
I am opening this account is a minor under the agt of fourteen years and will
attain the age of fourteen years on the day of 19 *)

I further hereby declare that the person allowed to make withdrawals from
this account is of whose signature is
appended hereunder for the purpose of such withdrawals.
Witness my hand this day of 19

Signed by the said depositor and Signature of depositor.
the person authorised to make
w withdrawals .. ... .... ... ..... ....................
w Signature of person authorised
Before and in the presence of:- to make withdrawals.
*Strike out words which are not applicable. If the account is opened for the benefit of a minor
under fourteen years of age, the person making the declaration must specify the day on which
such minor will attain the age of fourteen years.








7

Witness
Address of witness
Office or qualification

Certificate to be signed by Witness where Depositor cannot write.
I certify that the foregoing declaration was, before being made by the
depositor, first read over to him in my presence and hearing, when the depositor
appeared perfectly to understand the same and made his mark thereto in my
presence.

Signature.

Dated
Address
Office or qualification

FORM B.
MONTSERRAT.
SAVINGS BANK.
LODGMENT VOUCHER.
Account No.
To the Treasurer of Montserrat.

Required to be received as a deposit in the Savings Bank on account
of the sum of $ and cents.
Dated
$
Signature of Depositor or Agent.
(Witness to Mark,
if depositor cannot write):-



Date of receipt of deposit.........................................................

Bank Offi cer's initials..................................... .......................

FORM C.
MONTSERRAT.
SAVINGS BANK.
No.
WITHDRAWAL VOUCHER.

Account No.
To the Treasurer of Montserrat.

I demand repayment of the sum of $ and cents, from moneys
standing to my credit in the above-described account, and I request that the same
be paid to

Dated

signature of Depositor.








8

Principal $
Interest $
Total withdrawn $

Witness (if the depositor cannot write or is
resident out of the Presidency) ....................................... ..............

Date of payment .......................

Bank Officer's initials .......................................




FORM D.

The Savings Bank Ordinance,, 1938.

Nomination of Beneficiary.



To the Treasurer of Montserrat.
(Name and I, of
description
of depsi- a depositor in the Savings Bank, do hereby appoint and direct that all
tor).
moneys (or the sum of $ out of any moneys) which may be

standing in the Savings Bank to my credit at the time of my death

(Name and shall, in case of my dying intestate, be paid to
description
of nomi- of
nee).
Dated this. day of 19

Signed by the said

in the presence of











ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Offce, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLACKMAN, Government Printer.-By Authozity.
1952.
24/00028-420-5.52. Price 10 cents.









LEEWARD ISLANDS.
MONTSERRAT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1952, No. 9.

THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ELECTIONS) REGULATIONS, 1952,
MADE BY THE GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL UNDER SECTION 103
OF THE MONTSERRAT CONSTITUTION AND ELECTIONS ORDI-
NANCE, 1952 (No. 1 OF 1952).

1. Short Title. These Regulations may be cited as
the Legislative Council (Elections) Regulations, 1952.
2. Rates of Pay. The following amounts shall be
paid to the officers hereinafter mentioned for their services in
connection with the general election held in the year 1952:-
(a) To the Supervisor of Elections .... sixty dollars;
(b) To every returning officer of an
electoral district in which the
election was contested .... forty dollars
(c) To every returning officer of an
electoral district in which the
election was uncontested .... fifteen dollars;
(d) To every presiding officer .... fifteen dollars;
(e) To every poll clerk .... ten dollars;
(f) To every poll clerk and every
witness tallying at the count
of the votes .. four dollars;
(g) To every messenger appointed
to collect a ballot box and
election documents .... one dollar.
3. Travelling. For travelling in connection with an
election officers shall be paid at the rate prescribed for public
officers by any Travelling Allowance Regulations in force.
Made by the Governor in Council this 19th day of
February, 1952.
J. E. T. ROBERTS,
Clerk of the Council.
ANTIGUA.
Printed %t the Government Printing Office. Leeward Islands.
by E. M. BLACKMAN. Government Printer.-By Authority.
1952.


Price 3 cents.


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