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    Virgin Islands - Ordinance, No. 7 of 1952: District Council Ordinance, 1952
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    Statutory Rules and Orders. No. 36 of 1952: Antigua Postal Service (Amendment) Rules, 1952
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    Montserrat - Statutory Rules and Orders. No. 26 of 1952: Cotton Seed (Buying and Selling) Price Order, 1952
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    Leeward Islands - Bill: Interpretation of Laws (Amendment) Act, 1953
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    Leeward Islands - Bill: Delegation of Powers (Amendment) Act, 1953
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    Leeward Islands - Bill: Telecommunications (Amendment) Act, 1953
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    Leeward Islands - Bill: Supplementary Appropriations (1951) Act, 1952
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    Leeward Islands - Bill: Appropriation Act, 1953
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THE


VOL. LXXX.


LEEWARD


GAZETTE \,


subhshtbli bp H uthoritt.

WEDNESDAY, 24TH DECEMBER, 1952.


NNotices.



The Governor has been pleased to
appoint, under section 3 of the
Quarantine Act, 1944. as amended by
Act No. 10 of 1950, Dr. A. J. KEEVIL,
Senior Medical Officer. Antigua, to be
the Quarantine Authority for that
Presidency, in place of Dr. N. J. L.
MARGETSON, M.B.E.. from the 13th
December, 1952.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
18th December, 1952.
Ref. No. 13/00096.

The following messages are pub-
lished for general information:-

(a) From Minister of Transport
begins:

It is a great pleasure to me to
know that those Officers and men
of the Merchant Navy who have
to spend Christmas away from
home will be able to find a friendly
welcome and good company within
the ever open doors of our Overseas
Clubs and Hostels.
Not only at this season but
throughout the year the organizers
and helpers have worked unspar-
ingly to ensure the comfort of their
guests and as Minister of Transport
I offer them my sincere thanks.
"To Ihem and to all Officers and
men enjoying their hospitality I
send greetings and best wishes for
Christmas and the New Year."

(b) From the Secretary of State for
the Colonies begins:
"I join with the Minister of
Transport in expressing my thanks
to all those associated with the wel-
fare of merchant seamen. To them
and to all seamen from the Colonies
I send my best wishes and greet-
ings for Christmas and the New
Year."


Administrator's O0ice,
Antigua.

22nd December, 1952.
Ref. No. A.i/9


28'. 727 7

z ^7,,.


The Administrator of Antigia has
been pleased to appoint Dr. A. J.
KEEVIL, Senior Medical Olficer,
Antigna. as a member ind Chairman
of the Country Board of Health of
the Presidency of Antigna, from 1st
December, 1952.
Administrator's Offire,
Antique,
17th December, 1952.
Ref. No. A. 51/22

The Administrator has been pleased
to re-appoint the following gentlemen
to be visiting Justices of the Antigua
Prison for the year 1953:-
S. L. ATHILL, Esq., I.S.O., M.B.E.,
J. P. (Chairman).
Lt. Col. J. R. A. BRANCH, M.B.E.
J. P.
J. L. E. JEFFREY, Esq., O.B.E., J.P.
R. H. NANTON, Esq., J.P.
W. L. MAGUIRE, Esq., J.P.
J. ROWAN HENRY, Esq., J.P.
N. A. BERRIDGE, Esq.. J.P.
Administrator's Office,
Antigua,
17th December, 1952.
Ref. No. A. 43/6

It is hereby notified for general
information that the Governor, under
section 4 of the Law Library Ordi-
nance, 1910 (No. 12 of 1910), has
been pleased to appoint the following
as members of the Antigua Law
Library Committee for a period of
two years from the 6th November,
1952:-
Hon. C. A. KELSICK.
Hon. S. T. CHRISTIAN, O.B.E.,
B.A., LL.M.
J. ROWAN HENRY, Esq.

Administrator's OfQice,
Antigua,
17th December, 1952.
Ref. No. A. 18/39.

No. 118.

The following Ordinance and
Statutory Rules and Orders are cir-
culated with this Gazette and form
part thereof:-
ORDINANCE.
Virgin Islands.
No. 7 of 1952. "The District Coun-
cil Ordinance, 1952."
20 pp. Price 22 c.


STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.

General Government.

No. 36 of 1952, "The Antigua
Postal Service (Amendment) Rules,
1952. 2 pp. Price 4c.

Montserrat.

No. 26 of 1952, "The Cotton Seed
(Buying and Selling) Price Order,
1952." 2pp. Price 4c.


No. 119.
The following Bills, which are to
to be introduced in the Legislative
Council of the Leeward Islands are
published with this issue of the
Gazette and form part thereof:-


The Interpretation of
(Amendment) Act, 1953."


Laws


'The Delegation of Powers
(Amendment) Act, 1953."
" The Telecommunications (Amend-
ment) Act, 1953."

"The Supplementary Appropria-
tion (1951) Act, 1952."
The Appropriation Act, 1953."

ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.
A.D. 1952.
Notice is hereby given that in
pursuance of Rules made by the Chief
Justice under Section 16 of the Wind-
ward Islands and Leeward Islands
(Courts) Order in Council, 1939, and
duly approved as therein provided r.n
the 16th day of October A.D. 1941,
the Honourable the Puisne Judge
selected for the sitting of the Court
in the Antigua Circuit has appointed
the day of the month on which the
ensuing Circuit Court shall sit as
follows, that is to say:-

The Antigua Circuit on Monday
the 19th day of January, 1953, at
10 o'clock in the forenoon.
Dated this 16th day of December,
1952.
N. A. BERRIDGE,
Registrar of the Supreme Court.


No. 56.


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


[24 December, 1952.


REGISTRAR'S OFFICE.
ANTIGUA.
19TH DECEMBER, 1952.

L'Prsuant to Section lit5 of the Com-
panies \ct, :Cap. 140, Federal Acts of
the Leeward Islands (Revised Edition)
the following notice is published.

N. A. BERRIDGE,
R"gistrar of Joilt Stock Companies.

NOTICE

COLONY OF THE LEEWARD
ISLANDS.

ANTIGUA A.). 1952.

In the matter of the Antigna Cotton
Factory Ltd.

At an Extraordinary General
Meeting of the above company held
at the Head Office of Messrs. Geo. W.
Bennett, Bryson & Co., Limited at
Church Street in the City of Saint
John in the Island of Antigua. on the
eighteenth day of November 1952 the
following Special Resolution was
passed:

That the Company be wound
up voluntarily and that Mr. ADAM
CLAYTON SMITH, Chartered
Accountant of the City of Port-of-
Spain. Trinidad. he appointed
Liquidator for the purposes of such
winding up."

E. SCOTT-JOHNSTON,
Chairman,.

ANTIGUA

The Companies Act Cap. 140

In the Matter (f The Antigua Cot-
ton Factory Limited.

Passed on the Eighteenth No-
vember, 1952.

At an Extraordinary General Meet-
ing of The Antigua Cotton Factory
Limited duly convened and held on
the eighteenth day of November. 1952
the following Rlsolntion was pa;ssp l
as a Special Resolution-


That the Company be wound
up voluntarily and that Mr. ADAM
CLAYTON SMITH, Chartered Ac-
countant of the City of Port of
Spain, Trinidad, be appointed Li-
quidator for the purposes of such
winding up ".

Dated this 18th day of November
1952.

C. D. KELSICK,
Secretary.

Ref. No. 42/00007.


PR OVOST MARSHAL'S OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 4th December, 1952.

Notice is hereby given that there
will be sold on the Premises in the
City of Saint ohn on oThursday the
29th day of December 1952, at 12
o'clock noon, the Lands and Tene-
Ienets belonging to the Persons here-
after named.

BISHOPGATE STREET.

Clifl'ord Martin

NORTH STREET.
Charles Ramsay, Elsena Ramsay.

WILKINSON STREET.
Robert A. Crtly.

WRAPPING LANE.
Benjamin Lowen.

MA RKET STREET.
John Nascimento.

HAWKINS STREET.
David E. Daniel.

LONG STREET.
Mary D)e Freitas.

NEVIS STREET.
.loseph Edwards, Hrs. of Eliza
BPnnett, Annie Saheley, Hrs. of
Allaway.

SOUTH STREET.
Florence Sowerby.

CHURCH LANE.
Hrs. of Edward King.


OTTOS LANE.
Joseph A. Martin.
The same having been levied upon
to satisfy the City Rate due thereon
for the year 1952.

N. A. BERRIDGE,
Provost Marshal.


POLICE TRAFFIC NOTICE.

Traffic in Market Street, St.
John's, on 24th, 26th, 27th,
29th, 31st December, 1952
and 1st January, 1953.

By virtue of the powers vested in
me under Section 78 (1) of The Vehi-
cles and Road Tratlic Ordinance No. 5
of 1946, I make the following Order:

No traffic by wheeled vehicles
will be allowed along Market
Street, St. John's, between Tanner
and Newgate Streets, from 12
o'clock noon to 12 o'clock mid
night on thi 24th, 26th. 27th. 29th
and 31lst D.ecmber, 1952 anl 1st
January, 1953.

Wheeled traffic going East and
West will be allowed to cross
Market Street between the points
namle(."

A. A. M. HILL.
Traffic Commnissioner.
13th December. 1952.


RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station,
Antigua.


Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr.
May
June
July
A ug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec. 20th


1918. 1949. 1950.
2.82 150 5-41
.,7 20(;7 252
1.8 ; 5'.52 1'58
.59 3"5.r 2'44
2.S0 198 2"06
2.so ats Ioo *
3.:18 :3*35 1.66
1.37 210 1.85
2.29 6-66 10.71
3.79 10.72 6.31
8.u 5.85 5.1:1
3"0S 25a9 4-:1
2-.5 1'90 2-'28

32"52 56-78 46 41


19.1. 1952.
3';0 2'41
1'88 160
109 1'62
216 3"14
10I54 3'07
2"74 .574,
3"28 8.38
911' 8.43
12.0( 5.5
3.90 5.19
3-6;7 5. 1it
5'Y;! 1.71

59 79 52'03









24 December, 1952.]


THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.

COLONY OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.

ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.

Title by Registration Act.


REGISTRY OF TITLES.


237


SCHEDULE OF APPLICATIONS
For Certificate of Title and Notings thereon for the week ending the 13th (lay of December, 1952.


Date of
Request.


10th day of De-
cember, 1952.


Person Presenting.


AngeBi ) Barreto of Bolans Village in
the Parish of Saint Mary in the
Island of Antigua by his Solicitor
Sydney T. Christian.


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


Certificate of Title for All those two pieces or parcels
of land situate at Bolans in the Parish of Saint Mary in
the Island of Antigua containing together 0.524 of an
acre all as the same is delineated in the map or plan of
said pieces or parcels of land dated the 8th d:ay of
October, 1952 drawn by Ernest A. Govia, Licensed
Surveyor.


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

Dated the 13th day of December, 1952.

N. A. HERRID(;E,
Iegiqstrar of Titles.


COLONY OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.

ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.

Title by, Registration Act.


REGISTRY OF TITLES.


ANT IGUA CIRCUIT.


SCHEDULE OF APPLICATIONS
For Certificate of Title and Notings thereon and Caveat for the week ending the 13th day of December, 1952.


Date of Re lest.



10th day of De-
cember, 1952.


Person Presenting.


Nature of request whether for Certificate or noting thereon
or Caveat.


Noel Stevenson Baden-Powell Certificate of Title for All That piece or parcel of land
Slack of Tomlinson in the Parish of for merly a part of (Gambles Estate situate in the City of
Saint John in the Island of Antigi;a Sainit Joihn in the Island of Antigua now known as '- White-
by his Solicitor E. Ewart Harney of gate and containing 8.06903 acres ani butted and bounded
Chambers, Church Street, Saint on Lhe East in part by other lands of Gambles Estate and
John's Antigua. in other part iy lands formerly of Burrowes but now of
Branch on the West by the Public Road leading to
St. John's on the North by other lands of Gambles
Estate and on the South by lands of Hurrowes.


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

Dated the 13th day of December, 1952.
N. A. BERRID(GE
lReqistrar of Titles.







ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing O(f.ce, Leeward Islands, by E. BLACKMA.N.
Government Printer.-By Authority.
19i2.
[Price 35 cents.]


ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.







No. 7 of 1952. District Councils. vlasI
[L.S.]
I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
8th December, 1952,


VIRGIN ISLANDS.

No. 7 of 1952.
An Ordinance to provide for the establishment of
District Councils.
BE IT ORDAINED by the Governor and
Legislative Council of the Virgin Islands as
follows:-
1. This- Ordinance may be cited as the Short title.
District Councils Ordinance, 1952.
2. (1) In this Ordinance, unless the con- Interpreot-
text otherwise requires- io
Council" means a district Council consti-
tuted under the provisions of this Ordi-
nance;
dollars mean dollars in the currency of the
Colony;
"election means an election of members to
a Council;
voter" means any person who votes or is
entitled to vote at an election under the
provisions of this Ordinance;
"Treasurer" means the Treasurer of the
Presidency and includes the Assistant
Treasurer.
(2) Where in this Ordinance any notice, list,
by-law or other instrument is required to be
published ", then, unless the contrary intention
appears in any section of this Ordinance, the
publication thereof shall be made-
X (a) by posting the same on the door of
/\any court house, church, chapel, school house
S572 7

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VIBIaI 2 District Councils. No.' 7 of 1952.
IlsLANDs
or other building in .the Presidency, or in
a district of the Presidency, or by affixing
the same to any board displayed in a conspi-
cuous place in the Presidency, or in a district
of the Presidency, as in the opinion of the
person charged with the duty of publication,
or, where no person is so charged, in the
opinion of the Commissioner, will give publi-
city to such instrument; or

(b) by publication in the Gazette; or
(c) both by posting or affixing as afore-
said and by publication in the Gazette.
(3) References in this Ordinance to Her
Majesty's dominions shall have effect as if they
included references to all British protectorates and
British protected states and to all territories
administered by the Government of any part of
Her Majesty's dominions under the trusteeship
system of the United Nations.
(4) This Ordinance shall be construed-
(a) as if subsection (1) of section 1 of
12, 13 & 14 the India (Consequential Provision) Act,
Geo. 6. c. 92 1949, applied to it in the same way as that
subsection applies to laws in force on the date
mentioned in that sub-section; and
(b) as if subsection (2) of section 3 of
11 & 1i2 Go. the British Nationality Act, 1948, (as inter-
~S ."c. eo. preted by subsection (1) of section 3 of the
s.c. 41 Ireland Act, 1949) and subsection (2) of
section 3 of the Ireland Act, 1949, applied to
it as those subsections apply to laws in force
at the date of the commencement of those
Acts respectively.

PART I.
ESTABLISHMENT OF DISTRICTS.
Declaration 3. (1) The Governor in Council may, from
of districts. time to time, by order declare any portion of the
Presidency to be a district for the purposes of,
this Ordinance.








No. 7 of 1952. District Councils. 3 V.o
(2) Every such order shall set forth the
boundaries of such district and shall provide for
the composition of a Council for such' district to
consist of such number of nominated and elected
members as the Governor in Council in his discre.
tion may think fit:

Provided that where such composition is to
consist of not more than six members one of such
members shall be nominated and the remainder
shall be elected and where the composition is to
exceed six members two of such members shall be
nominated and the remainder shall be elected.

(3) The Governor in Council may, from time
to time, in like manner alter the boundaries of any
district or declare that any district shall cease to be
a district under this Ordinance.

PART II.
CONSTITUTION AND POWERS OF DISTRICT
COUNCILs.

4. (1) A district Council shall be consti- constitution
tuted in every district declared under section 3 of oundisrct
this Ordinance and each such Council shall, sub-
ject to the provisions of subsection (2) of section 3
of this Ordinance, consist of such number of
nominated members to be appointed by the Com-
missioner as occasion or vacancy may require and
of elected members who shall be qualified and
elected in manner provided by this Ordinance:
Provided that if a sufficient number of mem-
bers be not elected or if no persons shall offer
themselves for election, or be elected, ir, shll be
lawful for the Commissioner to nominate as many
additional members as may be required to constitute
the Council.

(2) The Council shall be charged with the
good government and improvement of the district,
and the enforcement of the provisions of this or
any other Ordinance relating thereto and of all
by-laws and regulations made thereunder.








VIRGIN 4 District Councils. No. 7 of 1952.
IALANDB.
Duration of 5' The duration of each Council shall be
Council. three years unless it shall have been sooner dis-
solved by the Commissioner by proclamation.

Dissolution of 6. (1) If any Council, in the opinion of the
Council. Governor in Council, persistently makes default in
the performance of the duties by law imposed on
it, or exceeds or abuses its powers, the Governor
in Council may by order published dissolve that
Council.

(2) When a Council is dissolved under the
provisions of subsection (1) of this section-
(a) all members of the Council shall,
from the date of such order, vacate their
offices as such members;
(b) all the powers, duties and liabilities
of the Council shall, until the constitution of
a new Council under this Ordinance, be exer-
cised, performed and discharged by such
person or persons as the Commissioner may
appoint in that behalf.
(3) No order for dissolution under subsec-
tion (1) of this section shall be valid unless in
such order provision is made for substitution
under this Ordinance of a new Council in lieu of
the Council so dissolved within a period not
exceeding twelve months from the date of such
order.
Tenure of 7. (1) Subject to the provisions of this
ori aion. Ordinance every nominated and elected member of
a Council shall hold office for the duration of the
Council to which he is appointed or elected.

(2) A member of a Council may resign his
seat by giving fourteen days notice in writing to
the Chairman.

(3) Any person whose seat on a Council
becomes vacant may, if qualified, again be appoint-
ed or elected as a member of such Council from
time to time.








No. 7 of 1952. District Councils. 5 V'IRGo
ISLANDS
8. Subject to the provisions of section 9 of Qualification
this Ordinance a person shall be qualified to be of mebor".
nominated or elected to a Council who-
(a) is a British subject, and
(b) is entitled to be registered as a voter,
and

(c) possesses one of the following quali-
fications-
(i) is in receipt of a clear income of
not less than two hundred and
seventy-five dollars per annum;
or
(ii) is seised or possessed of property
in the Presidency in his own
right to the value of at least
three hundred and forty-three
dollars free from all incum-
brances; or
(iii) is in occupation or enjoyment
as tenant to another person of
real property of not less than
five acres in extent.
For the purposes of this section "property"
includes lands, tenements, messages, houses,
buildings, livestock and boats.

9. No person shall be qualified to be or to Disqualifica-
remain a member of a Council if and while he- tion for
inemberehip.
(a) holds any office or place of profit in
the gift or disposal of such Council,
(b) is party to any contract with such
Council,

(c) is an undischarged bankrupt,
(d) is a lunatic so found under any law
in force in the Presidency:
Provided that no person shall be disqualified
by reason of the operation of paragraph (a) or
paragraph (b) of this section if the Commissionei







V'Vit 6 District Councils. No. 7 of 1952.
IBLArD5
certifies in writing to the election officer or the
Council, as the case may be, that it is in the interest
of the district that such person should not be so
disqualified.
Forfeiture of 10. If any member of a Council-
seat.
(a) becomes bankrupt, or
(b) is absent from any three consecutive
meetings of such Council without leave of the
Chairman, or
(c) is absent from the Presidency for
more than thirty days without leave of the
Chairman, or
(d) is in any part of Her Majesty's
dominions or in any territory under Her
Majesty's protection convicted of perjury or
sentenced to death or penal servitude or im-
prisonment for a term exceeding twelve
months, and has not either suffered the punish-
ment to which he was sentenced or such other
punishment as mnay by competent authority
have been substituted therefore or received a
free pardon, or

(e) becomes subject to any of the dis-
qualifications specified in paragraphs (a), (b)
or (d) of section 9 of this Ordinance, subject
however to the proviso to the said section,
he shall cease to be a member of such Council and
his seat shall thereupon become vacant.
Expulsion of 11. (1) If any member of a Council refuses
member. to obey and conform to the rules thereof it shall
be lawful for the Council, after affording
such member an opportunity of defending himself,
by resolution to expel such member from the
Council, and to declare his seat vacant, and, sub-
ject to the provisions of subsection (2) of this sec-
tion, the seat of such member shall thereupon
become vacant.
(2) Every member dissatisfied with the deci-
sion of a Council to expel him from such Council
may within ten days after the passing of a resolu.







No. 7 of 1952. District Councils. 7 vTm'R
ISLANDs
tion expelling him from the Council and declaring
his seat vacant appeal to the Governor in Council
whose decision shall be final.
12. Subject to the provisions of section 9 of Penalty for
this Ordinance any person who, having been unqualified
returned as an elected member of a Council, but sitting or
not having been at the time of his election qualified voting.
to be an elected member, sits or votes in such
Council, shall for every day oa which he sits or
votes, and every person who sits or votes in such
Council after his seat has become vacant shall for
every day on which he sits or votes after his seat
has become vacant, be liable to a penalty of twenty
dollars to be recoverable by action at law at the
suit of the Chairman.
13. A Council shall not be disqualified for Vacancies not
to prevent
the transaction of business by reason of any va- transaction of
cancy or vacancies among the nominated or elected business.
members, and any proceedings therein shall be
valid notwithstanding that some person, who was
not entitled to do so, sat or voted in such Council
or otherwise took part in the proceedings.
14. On a Council being duly constituted, Appointment
I, ofObairman.
the Commissioner shall appoint one of the members
thereof to be Chairman for the duration of such
Council:
Provided that it shall be lawful for the Com-
missioner on the constitution of any particular
Council or of a new Council by reason of the
dissolution of a Council, in his absolute discretion,
to direct that such Council select one of its mem-
bers to be Chairman for the duration of.the Council
instead of appointing a Chairman therefore.
15. (1) The Chairman shall preside at every power. and
meeting of a Council. He shall be the chief execu- tChairme n
tive otficer of such Council and shall have such
powers and perform such duties as may be con-
ferred and imposed upon him by this Ordinance or
by any by-law made therenndcr and as may be
assigned to him from time to time by such Council.
(2) The Chairman shall have an original vote
and in case of an equal division of votes on any







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IserAND9
question before a Council he shall have a second or
casting vote.
(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsec-
tions (1) and (2) of this section the Commissioner
shall, whenever he deems it necessary, have the right
to attend and preside at any meeting of any Coun-
cil. Whenever the Commissioner so attends and
presides the Chairman shall not have a casting vote
but shall have the same right to vote as the other
members present at that meeting and the Com-
missioner shall not have an original vote but shall
have a casting vote if the votes be equally divided.
(4) The Chairman of a Council may, from
time to time, with the approval of the Commis-
sioner, appoint such officers and servants as may
be required for the efficient administration of the
affairs of the district subject to the control of such
Council.
(5) Every such officer or servant shall hold
office during the pleasure of the Council and shall
receive such remuneration as may be fixed by such
Council, with the approval of the Commissioner,
and perform such duties as may from time to time
be assigned to him by the Chairman.
Deputy 16. (1) A Council may, from time to time,
Chairman, appoint any member thereof to act as deputy Chair-
man during the illness or absence of the Chairman
or during any vacancy in the office of Chairman.
(2) A deputy Chairman so appointed mray
exercise and perform all the powers and duties by
this Ordinance conferred upon the Charman.
Meetings of 17. There shall be at least one meeting of
council, every Council in every year and there shall not
be an interval of twelve months between the last
meeting of a Council in one year and the first meet-
ing in the next year.
Power to 18. (1) A Council may from time to time
appoint appoint out of its members one or more committees
either of a general or special nature and consisting
of such number of persons as it thinks fit for any
purposes which a Council may think would be bet-
ter regulated or managed by means of such corn-







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ISLANDS
mittees. The Chairman of a Council shall be ex
offcio a member of every committee and when
present shall preside.
(2) Every committee shall report its proceed-
ings to the Council, and the acts of a committee
shall be subject to the approval of the Council.
19. Subject to the provisions of this Ordi- power to
nance a Council may from time to time make rules oakehrules
with respect to all or any of the following conduct of
meetings and
matters:-- tee disipine
of officers and
(a) the time and place of its meetings; servants.
(b) the mode of convening its meetings;
(c) the' attendance of its members;
(d) the quorum required for the transac-
tion of business;
(e) the form and order of its debates;
(f) the discipline of the officers and ser-
vants of the Council, their duties and obliga-
tions;
(g) the general regulation of the proceed-
ings of the Council and of the committees
thereof, and the mode of conducting their
business.
20. (1) A Council may make by-laws and. By-laws for
regulations for the good government and improve- thonood
ment of the district generally, and in particular with and improve-
respect to the following subjects: district
(a) The cleanliness, construction, regu-
larity and width of streets and other public
places.
(b) The maintenance and repair of public
highways, roads and foot paths.
(c) The erection, removal, demolition and
closing of houses, buildings and structures of
all kinds.

(d) The regulation and control of traffic
and the use of vehicles.







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ISLANDS
(e) The relief of the aged, sick or indigent
inhabitants of the district.
(f) (i) [he sanitation of the district in
general.
(ii) drainagee and sewerage.
(iii) Latrines and cesspools.
(iv) Scavenging and the removal and
disposal of excreta.
(g) (i) The establishment and regulation
of markets and slaughter houses.
(ii) The sale, hawking, and inspec-
tion of livestock, meat, fish,
bread, vegetables and of other
foodstuffs and of milk and other
liquids intended for human con-
sumption.
(A) Public bathing, bath houses and
washing places.
(i) Lighting of the district.
(j) The regulation and control of -the
water supply.
(k) The regulation of the keeping of dogs,
horses and other animals.
(1) Preventing and extinguishing fires.
(m) Cemeteries and graves.
(n) Tanks and wells.
(o) The destruction of insects and pests-
(p) Suppression and abatement of nui-
sances.
(I) The entry of officers and servants of
the Council upon premises for the purposes of
this Ordinance or of any by-law or regulation
made thereunder.
(r) Such other subjects as the Governor
in Council may, from time to time, by order,
declare to be within the competency of a
Council.
(2) A Council may by any such by-laws or
regulations require, impose, charge and recover
licences, rates, taxes, fees and dues within the limits
of the district:







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SIST, ANDg
Provided that Government and Church prop-
erty of every description shall be exempt from
all such licences, rates, taxes, fees, dues and imposts
of whatever kind.
(3) The Governor in Council may, from time
to time, by order-
(a) vary, amend or revoke any order
made in pursuance of paragraph (r) of sub-
section (1) of this section; and
(b) amend subsection (1) of this section
by deleting therefrom any of the subjects set
out in paragraphs (a) to (q) inclusive of the said
subsection.
(4) Every order made under paragraph (r)
of subsection (1) or under subsection (3) of this
section shall be of no force and effect unless and
until it is approved by resoltipi of the Legislative
Council.
21. (1) By-laws or regulations made under confirmation
section 20 of this Ordinance shall not take effect of by-laws,
unless and until they have been confirmed by the ete
Governor in Council and on such confirmation they
shall have the force and effect of law within the
limits of the district in respect of which they are
made.
(2) All by-laws or regulations made by a
Council shall, when confirmed by the Governor in
Council, be published with a statement of approval
thereof by the Governor in Council, and shall come
into force on the date of publication thereof unless
some other date is therein stated on which they
shall come into force.
(3) It shall be lawful for the Governor in
Council by order published to revoke the confirma-
tion of any by-law or regulation, in which case such
by-law or regulation shall thereupon cease.to have
force and effect, but without, prejudice to any
thing previously done thereunder.
22. A Council may by any by-law or Penalty for
regulation made under this Ordinance impose on oft ne"
offenders against the same such penalties as it by-laws
may think fit, not exceeding twenty-five dollars







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for each offence, and, in the case of a continuing
offence, a further penalty not exceeding one
dollar and twenty cents for each day during
Which such offence shall continue and, in defanlt
of payment of such penalties, imprisonment with
or without hard labour for any term not exceed-
ing one month.
Collection 23. (1) It shall he lawful for the Com-
of taxes and missioner from time to time to authorise in
imports. writing any Council to collect within'its district
such taxes and imposts as may be authorised by
law to be raised and levied in aid of the general
revenue of the Presidency and it shall be the
duty of every Council -so authorised to undertake
the collection of such taxes and imposts as afore-
said and when so collected to cause the same to
be paid into the Treasury of the Presidency.
(2) There shall lbe paid to any Council which
collects and pays into the Treasury taxes and
imposts under subsection (1) of this section a
part of the taxes and imposts so collected and
paid. Such part shall be calculated in accord-
ance with such directions as may be given from
time to time by the Governor in Council or, if
no directions are given by the Governor in Coun-
cil, in accordance with such directions as may
be given from time to time by the Commissioner:
Provided that in no event shall such part
exceed twenty per centum of such taxes and
imposts.
District Fund. 24. (1) All moneys due to a Council shall
be paid into the Treasury and shall form a fund
to be called the District Fund ", and shall be
applied exclusively to the use of the particular
district to the credit of which the same has been
paid.
(2) The District Fund shall be composed of-
(a) moneys derived from any rates,
taxes, fees, dues or charges imposed and
recovered under any by -law or regulation
made by a Council by virtue of the powers
conferred by subsection (2) of section 20 of
this Ordinance;







No. 7 of 1952. District Councils. 13 VTRGIK
ISLANDS.
(b) fines and penalties for breaches of
the by-laws and regulations of a Council;
(c) sums paid to a Council under
subsection (2) of section 23 of this Ordi-
nance;
(d) any vote or contribution from the
general revenue of the Presidency;
(e) moneys lawfully derived from any
other source.
(3) The account of the District Fund shall
be kept as a separate account in the Treasurer's
books in such manner as the Governor may
direct.

(4) Upon the requisition of the Chairman,
the Treasurer shall furnish to the Council a
statement of such account.
(5) The debts of a Council shall be dis-
charged from the District Fund.
(6) All payments from a District Fund
shall be made by the Treasurer on claims certi-
fied by the Chairman of the Council and one
other member of the Council or in any case
where the Commissioner shall so direct a servant
of the Council designated by the Commissioner.

(7) The accounts of the District Fund and
all other accounts of a Council shall he regularly
audited by the Government Auditor.

25. (1) In the month of September in Estimates.
each year, each Council shall submit for the
approval of the Governor in Council an annual
estimate comprising and classifying the anticipa-
ted revenue and expenditure of the Council,
calculated in respect of the financial year
commencing on the first day of .Tanuary then
next ensuing, which estimate shall be referred to
as the district estimates. "
(2) The district estimates shall be in such
form as may be prescribed by the Governor in
Council and shall on approval by the Governor


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ISLAND.
in Council be binding in their details on the
Council submitting such estimates:

Provided, however, that the Council may
with the approval of the Governor in Council
amend any of the details thereof.
(3) The district estimates shall be laid
before the Legislative Council.
Security by 26. A Council may require any officer or
ofrat,.d servant appointed hereunder to give such securi-
ty as it may think proper for the true and
faithful performance of the duties of his office,
and for due accounting for, paying over, and
delivering up of, all moneys, goods and chattels
which may come into his hands by virtue of
such office.
*Notibe of 27. No officer or servant of a Council
termination shall be entitled to more than a month's notice
of the termination of his services, and a Council
shall have no power to make any agreement for
service involving a longer notice or including any
claim to pension, gratuity or ,compassionate
allowance.

Duty of 28. It shall be the duty of police officers
police to aid to aid Councils to enforce the provisions of this
Council. Ordinance ind any by-laws or regulations made
thereunder.

PART III ,
QUALIFICATIONS AND REGISTRATION OF VOTERS.
Qualifica- 29. Every person shall be entitled to be
ti..of registered as a voter for the purposes of. this
Ordinance and, when registered, to vote at the
election of members of a Council of the district
in which he resides who-
(a) is a British subject, and
(b) has attained the ase of twenty-one
years, and
(c) is resident in- such district, and








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ISLANDS.
(d) has not within t6\elve months im-
mediately preceding an election been in
receipt of any poor relief from public funds,
and

(e) is not a lunatic so found under any
law in force in the Presidency.

30. (1) On the making of any order Preparation
under section 3 of this Ordinance and thereafter o"e t of
not less than thirty days before the date in every
third year when the term of office of a Council
constituted under this Ordinance shall, in the
absence of a dissolution under section 6, ordinari-
ly expire, the Commissioner shall appoint a fit
anrd proper person for each district (hereinafter
referred to as the election officer ") who shall
make out an alphabetical list, in the form con-
tained in the Schedule to this ordinance, of all
persons who in his opinion are entitled to be
registered as voters for the district.

(2) On the completion of such list the
election officer shall forward a copy thereof
signed by him to the Commissioner and cause
another copy or copies to be published.

(3) With every publication of the said list
shall be subjoined a notice that all objections to
the inclusion or exclusion of the name of any
person will be heard and determined at a time
and place in such notice specified.

(4) On the expiration of fourteen days from
the publication of the said list the Commissioner
shall revise and amend the said list and shall
have power, after hearing objections, to strike
off from the said list the name of any person
shown to be not entitled to have his name retain-
ed therein, to insert therein the name of any
person improperly omitted, to expunge from the
list the name of every person who is proved to be
dead 'and to correct any error or supply any
omission which is proved to exist in the list in
respect of the name or place of abode of any
person included therein.








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ISLANDS.
(5) The said list shall be finally settled and
signed by the Commissioner and shall be deemed
to be the register of voters for the district and
shall be used at every election, and shall continue
to be used until superseded by a revised register
of voters.
PART IV
PROCEEDINGS FOR AND AT ELECTIONS.
Elections. 31. (1) A general election of members to
serve on a Council shall be held within ninety
days of the making of an order under section 3
of this Ordinance, and thereafter within one
month at -least after the expiration of the term
of office of a Council other than a dissolution
under section 6 of this Ordinance. The date of
election shall be fixed by the Commissioner and
shall be published.
(2) If any vacancy occurs among the elected
members of a Council, the voters shall, on a date
to be fixed by' publication by the Commissioner
being within thirty days after such vacancy
occurs, elect another person to fill such vacancy:
Provided that when any such vacancy shall
occur within six months of the date in every
third year when the term of office of a Council
shall, in the absence of a dissolution under section
6 of this Ordinance, ordinarily expire, it shall be
lawful for the Commissioner at his discretion to
direct by publication that the vacancy be not
filled and, if he shall so direct, no election shall
be held under the provisions of this subsection.
(3) Every member elected under subsection
(2) of this section shall hold office until the time
at which the person in place of whom he is
elected would regularly have gone out of office
but shall be eligible for re-election if he is then
qualified as provided in this Ordinance.
(4) Every election held by virtue of this
section and the voting and other proceedings
threat shall be conducted in conformity with
rules to be made under this Ordinance.








District Councils.


17 VIRMc'
ISLANDS.


32. For the purposes of every election
under this Ordinance the Commissioner may,
from time to time, appoint a fit and proper
person to be the presiding officer to preside at an
election, to watch over the polling at such elec-
tion and to declare and return the members
elected to the Council and if necessary shall also
appoint an assistant to assist such presiding
officer.
PART V
ELECTION PETITIONS AND OFFENCES.
33. A petition complaining of an undue
return or undue election of a member of a
Council (in this Ordinance called an election
petition) may be presented to the Supreme Court
within twenty-one days after the date of such
return or election by any person-
(a) who voted or had a right to vote at
the election to which the petition relates,

(b) claiming to have had a right to be
returned at such election,
(c) alleging himself to have been a
candidate at such election.
34. Every election petition shall be tried
in the same manner as an action in the Supreme
Court by a Judge sitting alone. At the conclu-
sion of the trial the Judge shall determine
whether the member of the Council whose return
or election is complained of or any, and what,
other person, was duly returned and elected, or
whether the election was void, and shall certify
such determination to the Commissioner, and,
upon his certificate being given, such determina-
tion shall be final; and the return shall be
confirmed or altered, or a date for a new election
fixed by the Commissioner, as the case may
require, in accordance with such determination.


Appointment
of presiding
officer and
assistant.


Petitions
against elec-
tions.


Trial of elec-
tion petitions.


35. At the trial of an election petition the Power of
Judge shall, subject to the provisions of this J"dge.
Ordinance, have the same powers, jurisdiction
and authority, and witnesses shall be subpoenead


No. 7r of 19.52.








District Councils.


No. 7 of 1952.


Penalty for
certain illegal
practices at
elections.








Offences in
respect of
ballot papers.


ISLANDe.


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and sworn in the same manner, as nearly as
circumstances admit, as in the trial of a civil
action in the Supreme Court, and such witnesses
shall be subject to the same penalties for
perjury.
36. Every person who votes, or induces
or procures any person to vote, at any election,
knowing that he or such other person is prohibi-
ted by this Ordinance from voting at such
elections shall be guilty of an illegal practice,
and shall, on summary conviction, be liable to a
fine not exceeding four hundred and eighty
dollars, and be incapable, during a period of five
years from the date of his conviction, of being
registered as a voter, or voting at any election.

37. Every person who-

(a) forges or counterfeits, or fraudu-
lently defaces or destroys any ballot paper
or the official mark on any ballot paper; or

(b) without due authority supplies a
ballot paper to any person; or

(c) fraudulently puts into any ballot
box any paper other than the ballot paper
which he is authorized by law to put in; or
(d) fraudulently takes out of the pol-
ling place any ballot paper; or

(e) without due authority destroys,
takes, opens or otherwise interferes with any
ballot box or packet of ballot papers then in
use for the purposes of any election; or

(f) not being duly registered as a voter
votes at an election,

shall, on summary conviction, be liable to a fine
not exceeding two hundred and forty dollars or
to imprisonment for any term not exceeding six
months, with or without hard labour. Any
attempt to commit any offence specified in this
section shall be punishable in the manner in
which the offence itself is punishable.








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ISLANDS
In any information or prosecution for an
offence in relation to the ballot boxes, ballot
papers, and other things in use at an election,
the property in such ballot boxes, ballot papers,
or things may be stated to be in the presiding
officer at such election.

88. No voter who has voted at any elec- Voter not
tion shall, in any proceeding to question the .,"',i. to
'state for
election, be required to state for whom he has whom he has
voted, voted,

PART VI.
MISCELLANEOUS.

39. Any person who resists, obstructs, Resisting or
molests or assaults, or who assists any person in ob"structin
i members of
resisting, obstructing, molesting or assaulting Council, etc.
any member of a Cofincil or any officer or ser-
vant thereof acting in execution of the provisions
of any by-law or regulations made by virtue of
this Ordinance, shall be guilty of an offence and
shall on summary conviction be liable to a fine
not exceeding forty-eight dollars or to imprison-
ment with or without hard labour for a term not
exceeding three months.

40. A Council may appear before a Proceedings
Magistrate by the Chairman or any police officer by a Council.
or by any other person authorised in writing by
the Chairman either generally or in respect of
any particular proceedings so to appear.

41. The Governor in Council may from Powerto
time to time make rules regulating and provid- make rules.
ing for -

(a) the\time, manner and place of the
nomination of candidates for the purpose of
an election and the mode of objecting to
such nomination;

(b) the person to whom nominations
shall be forwarded and objections shall be
made, and by whom such objections shall
be decided;


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ISLAND
(c) the hours during which and thi
place at which elections shall take place;

(d) the procedure to be followed during
an election and after the closing of the poll;

(e) the manner of voting at an election;

(f) the forms to be used in connection
with an election; and

(g) generally any matter incidental to
or consequential upon an election.

J. A. C. CRUICKSHANK,
Presaient.

Passed the Legislative Council this 10th
day of June, 1952.

H. O. CHEQUE,
Clerk of the Council.

f
SCHEDULE


List of persons entitled to be registered as Voters for the
election of members to the District Council of the
District of.............................
Section 30


No. Surname and Christian Name(s) Place of abode






Dated the day of 19

Election Officer.


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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORD]
1952, No. 36.

POST OFFICE.
Antigua Postal Service.
THE ANTIGUA POSTAL SERVICE (AMENDMENT) RULES, 1952,
DATED DECEMBER 20, 1952, MADE BY THE GOVERNOR
IN COUNCIL UNDER SECTION 4 OF THE POST OFFICE
ACT (CAP. 123).


1. Citation. These Rules may be cited as the Antigua
Postal Service (Amendment) Rules, 1952, and shall be read
and construed as one with the Antigua Postal Service Rules,
1931 (S. R. & 0. 1931 No. 31) as amended, hereinafter called
the Principal Rules.

2. Amendment. Rule 12 of the Principal Rules
is hereby revoked and in place thereof the following shall have
effect:-
"12. PRIVATE BOXES. (1) A private box into
which letters (and where practicable printed papers) on
hand for the renter will be sorted, to be fetched by him,
may be rented at the General Post Office.

(2) The charges for the private boxes are payable in
advance and are as follows:--
For six months or less For one year or less
expiring 30 June or expiring 31 Decem-
31 December next her next ensuing
ensuing
For a large $ $
box 6.60 10.00
For a small
3 7box 3.30 5.00

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(3) In the event of a key of a box being lost or
mislaid the renter shall be liable to pay for a new key,
and for any alterations to the lock necessary for security."

3. Commencement. These Rules shall come into
operation on the 1st day of January, 1953.

Made by the Governor in Council this 20th day of
December, 1952.
A. E. PENN,
Clerk of the Council.



































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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
MONTSERRAT.
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1952, No. 26.

Price of Cotton Seed for Planting.

ORDER IN COUNCIL DATED NOVEMBER 26, 1952, FIXING THE
BUYING AND SELLING PRICE OF COTTON SEED.



O )RI)ER-IN-COUNCIL.
Whereas by section 4 (7) of the Cotton Seed Control
Ordinance, 1936. No. 11 of 1936, it is provided that the
grower shall be compensated for producing cotton seed at the
rate of one cent per pound of seed produced, unless this rate
is altered bv order of the Governor in Council:
And Whereas by section 4 (8) of the said Ordinance it is
provided that the price of cotton seed for planting sold by the
Agricultural Otficer shall be fixed by the Governor in Council
from time to time as occasion may require:
And Whereas it las been found expedient to fix the
compensation to the grower and the prices of cotton seed sold
for planting as aforesaid at the rates and prices hereinafter
mentioned.
Now, Therefore, the Governor in Council doth hereby
order as follows:-
1. Citation. This Order may be cited as the Cotton
Seed (Buying and Selling) Price Order, 1952.
2. Prices for Buying and Selling Cotton
Seed. The following are and shall be the rates and prices to
be paid for buying and selling cotton seed:
(a) Buying price, including bags .... $50.00 per ton
(b) Selling price, including bags,
for quantities of 500 lbs. or more .... $70.00 per ton.
(c) Selling price, for quantities of
Less than 500 lbs. .... 31c. per lb.


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3. Rescission. The Cotton Seed (Buying and Sel-
ling) (No. 2) Price Order, 1951, (S. R. & 0. 1951, No. 8) is
hereby rescinded.

4. Duration. This Order shall continue in force
until rescinded.

Made by the Governor in Council this 26th day of
November, 1952.

Js. H. CARROTT,
Acting Clerk of the Council.


































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No. of 1953. Interpretation of Laws JAEwA, '
(Amendment). ,I-LAN
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LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. of 1953.
An Act to amend further the Interpretation of
Laws Act.
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands
as follows:-
1. This Act may be cited as the Interpreta- short title.
tion of Laws (Amendment) Act, 1953, and shall
be read and construed as one with the Interpreta-
tion of Laws Act, as amended, hereinafter called Cap. 103.
the Principal Act.
2. Section 16 of the Principal Act is hereby Amendment
amended as follows:- of section 16
of the Prin-
(a) lFor the definition of tlit- term "the cipal Act.
Governor" the following shall he substi-
tuted-
"Governor" shall mean the Governor and
Commander in Chief for the time being
of the Colony and shall include every
person for the time being administering
the Government of the Colony and, to
the extent to which a Deputy for the
Governor is authorized -to act, that
Deputy;";
(b) The following definition shall be
inserted immediately after the definition of
"land "-
"law shall include any Federal Act, Presi-
dential Ordinance or Imperial Statute
and any regulation, rule, by-law, proc-
lamation, order or direction made or
given under the authority of any law;";

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tEEWARD 2 Interpretation of Laws No. of 1953.
ISLANDS. (Amendment).

(c) The following definition shall be
inserted immediately after the definition of
Police officer "-
S" prescribed shall imeanii prcriIed by the
Act in which the word occurs or by any
regulation, rule, by-law, order, form of
notice issued or made tltprennder, and in
relation to any regtl:ti'. ruib. or order
shall mean prescribed by the Governor
in Council muleis sonc other authority
is mentioned in the Act(;"; and
(d) The folhlwing definition shall be
inserted iiilediatcly after ihe d(finition of
Secretary of State "
"subsidiary legislation shall mean any
regulation, rule, by-law, proclamation,
order, direction, notice, or other instru-
ment made under any Act or other lawful
authority and having legislative effect;".
Commence- 3. This Act shall come into operation on
meit. a day to be appointed by the Governor by proclama-
tion published in the Gazette.

President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
day of 1953.


Clerk of the Council.









LEEWARD No. of 1953. Interpretation of Laws 3
ISLANDS. (Amendment).

OBJECTS AND REASONS.


The object of this Bill is to amend the Interpretation of
Laws Act to re-definc te term Governor in the light of the
provisions in Letters Patent. Thej effect of these provisions is
now to prescribe that 'here shall be in each eof the Presidencies
an Administrator or a Coniissioner, as the case may be, who
shall administer the Government of the Presidency in question
and not as heretofore, who shall administer the Government
of the Presidency only during tle perk(ds when the Governor
is absent from such Presidency.

2. Opportunity has been taken to include a definition of
the terms "law ", prescribed and subsidiary legislation ".


RANDALL H. LOCKHART,
Acting Attorney General.


5th December, 1952.


A 'IOUA.
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1952,


Prioe 5 cents.


-12.52.









No. of 1953. Delegation of Powers
(Amendment)


LEEWARD
ISLANDS.


LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. of 1953.

An Act to amend the Delegation of Powers Act,
1937.

BE IT ENACTED by the Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands
as follows:-

1. This Act may be cited as the Delegation Short title.
of Powers (Amendment) Act, 1953, and shall be
read and construed as one with the Delegation of 2/1937.
Powers Act, 1937, hereinafter called the Principal
Act.


2. Section 2 of the Principal Act is hereby
repealed.

3. Sections 3 and 4 of the Principal Act are
hereby amended by renumbering the said sections
as sections 2 and 3 respectively.

4. This Act shall come into operation on a
day to be appointed by the Governor by proclama-
tion published in the Gazette.


President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
day of 1953.


Repeal of sec-
tion 2 of the
Principal Act.
A amendment
of sections 3
and 4 of the
Principal Act.
Commence-
ment.


Clerk of the Councili


X2S ',?
3 ^.'b^
LC 7a









Delegation of Powers
(Amendment)


No. of 1953.


OBJECTS AND REASONS.


The object of this Bill is to amlend the Delegation of
Powers Act, 1937, by deleting therefrom the definition of
"Governor" as such definition is now unnecessary in conse-
quence of the new definition of Governor appearing in the
Interpretation of Laws Act, Cap. 103.

ANDDALL H. LOCKHART,
Acting Attorney General.

16th December, 1952.


































ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLACKMAN, Government Printer,-By Authority.
1952.


LEEWARD
ISLANDS.


-12.52.


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of 1953. Telecommunications
(Amendment).








LEEWARD ISLANDS.


No.


LEEWARD
ISLANDS.


of 1953.


An Act to amend the Telecommunications Act,
1949.
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands
as follows:-
1. This Act may be cited as the Telecom-
munications (Amendment) Act, 1953, and shall be
read and construed as one with the Telecommunica-
tions Act, 1949, (hereinafter called the Principal
Act).
2. Subsection (1) of section 2 of the Princi-
pal Act is hereby amended by the deletion of the
definition of "mobile station" appearing therein.


President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
day of 1953.


Clerk of the Council.


OBJECTS AND REASONS.


The object of this Bill is to delete the defini-
tion of mobile station from section 2 (1) of the
Principal Act.
/,y
j~.7 5's7


short title.

13/1949.


Amendment of
section 2 of
the Principal
Act.









2 Telecommunications
(Amendment).


No. of 1953.


2. Subsection (2) of the said section provides
that any term used in the Act if not otherwise
defined shall have the meaning assigned to it in the
Radio Regulations annexed to the International
Telecommunication Convention, 1947. The term
" mobile station as defined in the Principal Act
restricts the operation of such a service to such time
only as it is in motion, whereas as defined in the
Radio Regulations such a service may be operated
not only while in motion but also during halts at
unspecified points.

RANDALL H. LOCKHART,
Acting Attorney General.
30th November, 1952.


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLACKMAN, Government Printer.-By Authority,
1952


LEEWARD
ISLANDS.


75/00001--12.5i2.


Price 4 cents.








No. of 1952. Supplementart Appropriation LEAf V,RD
(1951). 1sLANDa.







LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. of 1952.

An Act to sanction certain payments in excess
of the amount provided by law for the
service of the General Government for the
year ended on the thirty-first day of Decem-
ber, 1951.
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands
as follows:-

1. This Act may be cited as the Supplemen- Short title.
tary Appropriation (1951) Act, 1952.

2. The sums of money set forth n the First Legalization
Schedule to this Act, paid under the Warrant of of expndi-
the Governor for the services mentioned in that
Schedule, are hereby declared to be lawful expendi-
ture on account of the Government of this Colony
for the service of the year ended on the thirty-
first day of December, 1951, and their total amount
to be chargeable upon the several Presidencies in
the proportions specified in the Second Schedule to
this Act.

President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
day of 1952.


Clerk of the Council.





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LIaEWARD 2
ISLANDS.


HEAD.
I.

II.

III.

IV.

V.

VI.

VII.

VIII.

IX.

XIII.

XIV.


APPORTIONMENT.


Antigua:
Police
General Services

St. Kitts:
Police
General Services

Montserrat:
Police
General Services

Virgin Islands:
Police
General Services


Supplementary Approprahton
(1951).

FIRST SCHEDULE.


No. of 1952.


$
Pensions ... 22,464.17

Governor ... 3,009.45

Secretariat ... 8,107.65

Treasury ... 142.58

Audit ... 3,357.32

Judicial ... 2,235.31

Legal ... 3,655.03

Police ... 74,716.99

Printing ... 3,902.91

Post Office ... 5,535.22

Miscellaneous ... 27,552.93

154,679.56


SECOND SCHEDULE.


$
42,400.27
iou 28,626.60


23,559.00
,WM 38,861.81


8,324.29
r~h 7,916.29


433.43
r1 4,557.87

154,679.56


kNTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Ofice, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLACKMAN. Government Printer.- By Authority.
1952.
- -12.52. [Price 4 cents.]









&No. of 1953. Appropriation. LEEWARD
ISLANDS.







LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. of 1953.
An Act to provide for the services of the Colony of the
Leeward Islands for the year ending on the thirty-
first day of December, 1953.

BE IT ENA(CTED hb the Governor and General
Legislative Council of the Leeward Ildnds as follows:-

1. This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Short title.
Act, 1953.

2. There shall he and there is hereby granted to Appropriation
Her Majesty the Queen, for and during the yenr ending
on the thirty-first day of I)ecember, 1953, the sum of
Seven Hundred and Eight Thousaind, Five Hundred and
Fifty-two I)ollars, over and above the sums already
granted and provided under the Acts in force in the
Colony to lbe applied and expended in the manner and
for the services spec.if.d in the First Scheddu hereto.
3. Such part of the -aid sum of S. von Hlundred Proportions
and Eight Thousand, Five Hundred anid1 Fifty-two payable by
Presidencies.
Dollars, and also the sumiil already granite; and pro-
vided as aforesaid amounting :,, tihe suim ,f Sixteen
Thousand and Eighty Dollars as set forth in the Second
Schedule hereto, as is recoverable from the several
Presidencies shall be charged upon their funds in the
proportions specified in the Third Schedule hereto.

President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this day
of 1953.


Clerk of the Council.



>3r 75









Appropriation.
FIRST SCHEDULE.


No. of 1953.


SERVICE.


Pensions
Governor
Secretariat
Audit
Education
Judicial
Legal
Miscellaneous
Police
Post Office
Printing
Treasury


SECOND SCHEDULE.



SERVICE.


II. Governor


LEEWARD
ISLANDS.


HEAD.


1.
II.
III.
IV.
IV.
V.
VI.
VII.
VIII.
IX.
X.
XII.
XII.


HEAD.


AMOUNT

$
71,761
21,215
39,502
43,081
17,561
10,092
12,003
62,884
381,140
10.320
36.353
2,640

708,552


AMOUNT.

$
16,080

16,080


.









A ppropriation.


THIRD SCHEDULE.


3 LEEWARD
ISLANDS.


General Apportionment.


Antigua
St. Kitts-Nevis and
Anguilla
Montserrat
Virgin Islands


... 357/1000

-197/1000
... 103/1000
43/1000


In respect of Personal Emoluments based on services
rendered according to distribution of personnel.


Antigua
St. Kitts-Nevis and
Anguilla
Montserrat
Virgin Islands


$
182,184

... 138,072
38,640
6,436


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Governnent Printing Offioe. Leeward Islands.
by E. M. BLACKMAN, Government Printer.-By Authority.
1952.


Police.


No. of 1953.


47/00083-350-12.52.


Price 5 cents.




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