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    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 18 of 1954: Antigua Jurors (Allowances) Rules, 1954
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    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 19 of 1954: Saint Christopher Jurors (Allowances) Rules, 1954
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    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 20 of 1954: Nevis Jurors (Allowances) Rules, 1954
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    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 21 of 1954: Virgin Islands Jurors (Allowances) (Amendment) Rules, 1954
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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS


GAZETTE.

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VOL. LXXXII.


THURSDAY, 3RD JUNE, 1951.


Notices.

By virtue of the provisions of
Section 3 of the Quarantine Act,
No. 25 of 1944, as amended by Act
No. 10 of 1950, the Governor has been
pleased to appoint Dr. E. O. JACOBS
to be Quarantine Authority for the
Presidency of the Virgin Islands, in
place of Dr. J. D. ROSANELLI, with
effect from the 29th May, 1954.
The Secretariat,
Antigua.
1st June. 1954.
Ref. No. 13/00096.

It is notified for general informa-
tion that His Excellency has issued
a Commission appointing Mr. N. A.
BERRIDGE, Registrar, Antigua, to act
as Additional Magistrate in and for
Magisterial Districts '- A" and "B"
with effect from the 30th May, 1954.

The Secretariat,
Antigua,
2nd June, 1954.
13/000ooo3.

It is notified for general informa-
tion that Senhor ROBERTO CHALU
PACHECO has been accorded formal
recognition as Brazilian Consul at
Trinidad with jurisdiction including
the Leeward Islands.
The Secretariat,
Antiqua,
28th May, 1954.
Ref. No. 19/00009.

The Administrator of Antigua has
been pleased to appoint the Colonial
Engineer (Mr. R. TAYLOR) to be a
Commissioner of the City of St. John
for a period of one year from the 1st.
June. 1954.
Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
31st May. 1954.
Ref. No. A. 50116.

No. 48.
Appointments and transfers, etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated are published for
general information:-
B1LANCHARD, E. H., Principal Clerk,
Customs, to be also Harbour Master,
Customs. April 1


X
3 '1 7


BLACKETT, A. W., to be School As-
sistant (Secondary Graduate), Ed-
ucation Department. April 15
BERRIDGE, N. A., Registrar, Antigua,
to act Additional Magistrate, Anti-
gua. May 30
HAMILTON, J., to be Apprentice,
Government Printing Office, on
probation. June 1
Ref. No. 19/00009.
LA BARRIE, G. V., Superintendent of
Public Works, to be Assistant En-
gineer. Jan. 1
PUNTER, G., P.O. Class I, Municipal,
to be Market Clerk, Municipal.
Jan. 1

SHEPPARD, G., Acting P.O. Class II,
Municipal, to be P.O. Class I,
Municipal. Jan. ]
WALTERS C., P.O. Class III, Labour
Department, to be Petty Officer
Class II, Registrar's Office.
Oct. 1, 1953
WALTERS, C., Uncertificated Teacher,
to be Certificated Assistant Teacher,
Class II. May 1
WILLIAM, MISS I., Grade I Certifi-
cated Teacher (Assistant), to be
Head Teacher Grade I (Certificated
Elementary School Teacher) Edu-
cation Department. May 1


CONFIRMATION OF ORDINANCES.

No. 49.
The Secretary of State for the
Colonies has informed the Governor
that the power of disallowance will
not be exercised in respect of the
undermentioned Acts:-

Leeward Islands.
No. 1 of 1954, "The Infants Pro-
tection (Repeal) Act, 1954".
No. 3 of 1954, "The Larceny
(Amendment) Act, 1954 ".
No. 5 of 1954, "The Immigration
and Passports (Amendment) Act,
1954."
No. 6 of 1954, "The Prsedial
Larceny (Prevention) Act, 1954 ".
No. 8 of 1954, "The Medical
(Amendment) Act, 1954".


No. 50.
The Governor has been pleased
this day to assent to the undermen-
tioned Ordinance:-
Montserrat.
No. 7 of 1954, "The Interpretation
of Laws (Amendment) Or'linance,
1954." Jun. 1

No. 51.
The following Ordinance and Stat-
utory Rules and Orders are circulated
with this Gazette and form part
thereof:-
ORDINANCE.
Montserrat.
No. 7 of 1954, The Interpretation
of Laws (Amendment) Ordinance,
1954." 8pp. Prce 10 cents.
STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.
General Government.
No. 16 of 1954, "The Public
Officers (Discipline) (Revocation),
Regulations, 1954."
1pp. Price 3 cents.
No. 17 of 1954, "The Prison
(Amendment) Rules and Regulations,
1954." 2pp. Price 4 cents.
No. 18 of 1954, "The Antigua
Jurors (Allowances) Rules, 1954."
1pp. Frice 3 cents.
No. 19 of 1954, The Saint Chris-
topher Jurors (Allowances) Rules,
1954." lpp. Price 3 cents.
No. 20 of 1954, The Nevis Jurors
(Allowances) Rules, 1954."
lpp. Price 3 cents.
No. 21 of 1954, The Virgin Islands
Jurors (Allowances) (Amendment)
Rules, 1954." lpp. Price 3 cents.

Registrar General's Office,
Antigua.
In accordance with the provisions
of Section 16 of the Marriage Ordi-
nance, 1923, the following Building
has been registered in the Presidency
of Antigua as a Building where Banns
of Marriage may be published.


" Shiloh" Gospel Hall,
Street, St. John's.


Nevis


Dated this 20th day of May, 1954.
J. D. B. RENWICK,
Ag. Registrar General.


No. 26.


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


[3 June, 1954.


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 17th May, 1954.

ALBION DISTILLERIES
LIMITED, of Lot 22, Church Street,
Georgetown, British Guiana have
applied for Registration of one Trade
Mark consisting of the following:-


in Class 43, that is to say: Gin.

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods for 10
months 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.
J. D. B. RENWICK,
Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.


ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.

Schedule of Applications for
Certificate of Title, etc.

Cancellation of Certificate of Title
of 30th September, 1938, for Register
Book O, Folio 51 which said certifi-
cate appears to have been lost for all
that Plantation or Estate called Clare-
mont Estate in the Parish of St.
Mary in the Island of Antigua as the
same is delineated on the map or
plan of the said Estate dated in 1938
drawn by W. J. ESSEX, Licensed
Surveyor and issue of a new Certifi-
cate of Title to CATHERINE MARY
ABBOTT and BILL ABBOTT the
Executors of the Estate of WILLIAM
THOMAS ABBOTT, deceased.

J. D. B. RENWICK,
Ag. Registrar of Titles.


Crown Lands Applications

Applications in connection with
Crown Lands are notified in the
Gazette for the purpose of giving any
person an opportunity of making any
representation to this office in relation
to any such application.


Such applications will be inserted
in at least two separate issues of the
Gazette before they will be dealt
with by the Governor, so that appli-
cants must be prepared for this delay.

The undermentioned applications
are hereby notified.

By Order,

E. T. HENRY,
Clerk to the Administrator.

Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
29th May, 1954.

TO PURCHASE

All those pieces or parcels of land
situate at New Winthorpes in the
Parish of Saint George in the Island
of Antigua all as the same are
delineated on maps or plans of the
said area prepared by Mr. EARNEST
A. GOVIA, Licensed Surveyor and


containing the
lows:-


Plot No. A27
SA28
SB2
U3
B4
,, B5
,, B7
,, B8
B9
E10
Bll
B12
B13
B14
SB15
,, 16
B17
SB20
B22
B24
B25
C12
,, 13
020
C21
C22
SC23&24
DI&D2
D3&D8
,, D4&D6
,, D9
SD10
Ell
E12
,, E13
E14


EI7B
R17B
XI
X2
X3
X4
SX5
,, X7
,, X8
SXI0
,, Xll
SX12
SX13
X14&X9


areas set out as fol-


2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
2400
4800
5548
3650&
2580&
31 0
2632
3024
3038
2400
2400
1929
1929
1929
1929
2400
2400
2400
2400


2160
2160
2240
2080
2080
2400
2400
4800


Square feet
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Crown Land Applications
Applications in connection with
Crown Lands are notified in the
Gazette for the purpose of giving any
person an opportunity of making any
representation to this Office in relation
to any such application.


Such applications will be inserted
in at least three separate issues of
the Gazett, before they will be dealt
with by the Governor.

The under-mentioned application is
hereby notified.

By Order,

Js. H. CARROTT,
Chief Clerk.

Commissioner's Office,

Plymouth, Montserrat,

18th May, 1954.


APPLICATION TO PURCHASE.

That piece or parcel of land, being
Crown Land, situate at the Bend,
Victoria Village, in the Parish of
St. Anthony, all as the same is deli-
neated on the plan thereof by Mr. D.
C. TODD, Licensed Surveyor, and
containing an area of approximately
1280 square feet.

Ref. No. 46/00032.


INSURANCE OF GOVERN-

MENT BUILDINGS.

Tenders are invited for comprehen-
sive insurance coverage, i.e. Fire,
Hurricane and/or Earthquake on
Government Buildings in Antigua
and Barbuda. The insurable values
of the Buildings to be insured are in
the neighbourhood of $1,500,000.

2. In view of the large number
of buildings which are to be insured
all tenders should provide to exempt
Government from the usual provi-
sions of-

(a) the average clause which pro-
vides that claims will be enter-
tair,ed only to the extent of the
Relation which the same bears to
the total value of the property
insured; and

(b) the excess clause which pro-
vides that a deduction of 1% of the
amount insured (or 25 whichever
is less) shall be made upon every
claim submitted,
without the payment of an additional
premium.

3. The contract of insurance
should provide for the deletion there-
from during its continuance of in-
sured buildings which have been
demolished or disposed of by Govern-
ment, and the addition of aiy build-
ing and for the adjustment of the
appropriate premium in such cases.


4. The present schedule of the
properties to be insured and their
respective insurable values may be
inspected at the office of the Colonial
Engineer, Public Works Department,
St. John's, during the normal office
hours.


104


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


5. Tenders should- be in sealed
envelopes marked "Tender for In-
surance of Government Buildings"
and should be addressed to the
Administrator's Office to reach the
office not later than mid-day on the
1st day of July, 1954.

6. Government does not bind it-
self to accept the lowest or any
tender.

Administrator's Office,

Antigua.
15th May, 1954.
Ref. A. 66/13-II.

WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.
The Inspector of Weights and
Measures shall attend for the pur-
pose of examining, weighing and
stamping Weights and Measures and


Weighing Instruments at the follow-
ing times and places:-

(1) At the Police Station, Parham,
on Tuesday the 1st June, from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m.

(2) At the Police Station, Willikies,
on Friday the 4th June, from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m.

(3) At the Police Station, Bolans,
on Tuesday the 8th June, from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m.

(4) At the Police Station, All
Saints, on Friday the llth June, from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(5) In the City of St. John at the
Police Station on every day except
SSaturdays and Sundays during the
the 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th
June from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Provided that should any of the
days prescribed above for the Inspec-
tor's attendance at Parham, Willikies,
Bolans and All Saints fall on a Bank
Holiday, the Inspector shall attend on
the following day instead.

J. E. BYRON,
Inspector of Weights & Measures.
Police Headquarters,
Antigua,
5th May, 1954.

RAINFALL FIGURES.
Central Experiment Station,
Antigua.
1950. 1951. 1952. 1953. 1954.
Jan. 5.41 3.60 2.41 1.93 3.04
Feb. 2.52 1.88 1.60 1.02 2.46
Mar. 1.58 1.09 1.62 5.60 1.08
Apr. 2.44 2.16 3.14 2.06 .49
May 29 2.06 10.54 3.07 1.48 3.83
14.01 19.27 11.84 12.09 10.89


Antigua Air Mail Postal Rates.


Notice is hereby given that the Governor in Council in exercise of the powers vested in
him by paragraph (1) of rule 17 of the Post Office Rules, 1934 (S. R. & 0. 1934, No. 35), as
amended, has prescribed that the undermentioned rates shall as and from the 10th day of June,
1954, be the air mail rates of postage on air mail postal packets and parcels despatched from the
Presidency of Antigua to the Presidency of Montserrat:-


West Indies, North and South America.

RATES OF POSTAGE.


Country of Destina- Letters Printed Papers, etc. Air Parcels
ftion. per s z. Post Cards. Air Letters. & small packets
tion, per oz.. per lb.


$ c. $ c. $ c. $ e. $ c.
Montserrat ... 4 2 3 3 14


Dated this 31st day of May, 1954.
A. E. PENN,
Clerk of the Council.


7 June, 1954]


105








106 THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. [3 June, 1954.

ANTIGUA.

Control of Imports and Exports
Notice No. 2 of 1954
TENDER FOR FLOUR

Tenders are invited for the supply of 15,000 half bags of 100 lb each E" grade flour from
Local Commission Agents of Canadian Flour Mills. Quotations should be C.I.F. Antigua and should
include agents commission. Tenders should indicate whether they would be prepared to accept any
proportion of the 15,000 bags say 5,000 bags and if so aL what price.
2. The E" grade flour must be milled solely from Canadian Hard Spring Wheat not
lower in grade than No. 3 northern and must be of the following minimum standard:-
Maximum moisture ... 14"00%
Maximum ash ... "52%
Minimum protein ... 12*00%
All flour to be enriched in accordance with the following:-
Minimum. Maximum.
Thiamine 2'0 2"5 milligrams for each lb. flour
Riboflavine 1-2 1"5 ,, ,, ,,
Niacine 16-0 20-0 ,, ,,
Iron 13-0 16-5 ,, ,,
With Calcium Car-
bonate 500 600 ,,, ,,
The name of the miller, analysis of the flour, the enrichment standard and brand name
should be stated in the tender. Chemist's certificate showing analysis of the flour, enrichment standard
and duly notarised must accompany documents. The Supply Officer however, exercises the right to
arrange for samples to be drawn and analysed on his behalf.
Shipping documents must include date of shipment of all flour and must indicate that it is
enriched and Vitamin Enriched Flour must be stencilled on each bag.
3. Flour to be loaded at Montreal, Halifax or St. John and shipped at rate of 5,000 half
bags of 100 lb each month commencing early August 1954 and ending in October 1954. A notice of
the award will be made and the price accepted by Government.
4. Tenders should be in a sealed enveloped marked Tenders for flour and should be
addressed to His Honour the Administrator and should reach the Administrator's Office not later than
4 p.m. on 30th June, 1954.
5. Government does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender,
Administrator's Ofice,
Antigua.
25th May, 1954.
Ref. No. A.40/18.











ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Offioe, Leeward Islands, by E. M. BLACKMAN, E.D.,
Government Printer.-By Authority,
1954
[Price 35 center]






No. 7 of 1954. interpretationn of Laws MONTSEERAT,
(Amendment).
[L.S.]
I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
1st June, 1954.


MONTSERRAT.

No. 7 of 1954.
An Ordinance to amend further the Interpretation
of Laws Act, 1898.
BE IT ORDAINED by the Governor and
Legislative Council of Montserrat as follows:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Short title.
Interpretation of Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 1/s98.
1954 and shall be read as one with the Interpreta- 1/1940.
tion of Laws Ordinance 189,8, as amended, herein- 4/1912.
after called the Principal Ordinance.
2. Section 10 of the Principal Ordinance is Amendment
hereby amended as follows:- of Srincipo
of Principal
Ordiinance.
(a) by the renumbering of the section as
subsection (1) of section 10;
(b) by the addition of the following as
subsections (2) and (3) respectively:-
(2) All acts done and performed by the
person acting for, and doing the duty of, any
public officer who has obtained leave of
absence within the period for which such leave
has been granted, shall be good, valid and
effectual for all purposes whatsoever, notwith-
standing that such public officer may be with-
in the Presidency at the time when such acts
were done and performed.
(3) Unless the contrary intention ap-
pears, where any Ordinance whether passed
before or after the commencement of this
Ordinance, contains a reference to the Attor-
ney-General, the reference shall, in the absence
of the Attorney-General from the Presidency,







MONTSURBA,. 2 Interpretation of Lauws No. 7 of 1954.
(Amendment).
be construed to include a reference to the
Crown Attorney present in the Presidency as
the Attorney Generals's deputy."

Amendment 3. Subsection (3) of section 11 of the Prin-
of section
11 of the cipal Ordinance is hereby repealed and replaced as
Principal follows: -
Ordinance.

"(3) Where any Ordinance, whether
passed before or after the commencement of
this Ordinance, confers power on any authority
to make or issue any instrument (that is to
say, any regulation, rule, by-law, proclama-
tion, order-in-council or order) the following
provisions shall, unless the contrary intention
appears, have effect with reference to the
making, issue and operation of such instru-
ment-

(a) any instrument as aforesaid may at
any time be amended, varied, rescinded or
revoked by the, same authority and in the
same manner by and in which it was made;

(b) there may be annexed to the breach
of any regulation, rule, by-law, order-in-
council or order such penalty not exceeding
forty-eight dollars as the authority making
the regulation, rule, by-law, order-in-council
or order may think fit;

(c) where any Ordinance confers power
on any authority to make any regulation, rule,
by-law, order-in-council or order for any
general purpose, and also for any special pur-
poses incidental thereto, the. enumeration of
the special purposes shall not be deemed to
derogate from the generality of the powers
conferred with reference to the general pur-
pose;

(d) no regulation, rule, by-law, order-in-
council or order shall be inconsistent with the
provisions of any Ordinance."






No. 7 of 1954. Interpretation of Laws 3 MONTMERRAT.
(Amendment).
4. Section 18 of the Principal Ordinance is Amendment
hereby amended as follows:- ia of eth
Principal
(a) by the substitution of the following Ordinance.
for paragraph 6 thereof-
(6) The expression Governor" shall
mean the. Officer for the time being adminis-
tering the Government of the Presidency;"
and
(6) by the substitution of the expression
the Governor for the expression a Gover-
nor" appearing in the definition of the
expression Justice of the Peace "; and

(c) by the addition thereto of the follow-
ing paragraphs immediately after paragraph
32-
(33) The expression Act shall in-
clude Ordinance and private Act or Ordinance,
and any regulation, rule, by-law, proclama-
tion, order-in-council or order made under the
authority of any Act or Ordinance;
(34) The expression '.'Chief Justice"
shall mean the Chief Justice of the Supreme
Court of the Windward Islands and Leeward
Islands;
(35) The expression Commissioner"
shall mean the Commissioner of the Presi-
dency and shall include every person for the
time being acting as Commissioner in his
stead;
(36) The expression "law" shall in-
clude any Ordinance, Federal Act or Act of
the Imperial Parliament and any regulation,
rule, by-law, proclamation, order-in-council,
order, scheme or direction made or given
under the authority of any law;
(37) The expression The Legislative
Council shall mean the Legislative Council
constituted for the Presidency;
(38) The expression Ordinance shall
include private Ordinance and any Act or







MONTS.ERRAT. 4 lnterp)r(lation of' Laus No. 7 of 1954
(Amendment).
private Act of the Legislature of Montserrat
and any regulation, rule, by-laN-, proclama-
tion, order-in-council or order made under the
authority of any such Act or Ordinance;
(39) The expression prescribed" shall
mean prescribed by an Ordinance in which the
said expression occurs or by any regulation,
rule, by-law, order-in-council, order, or form
of notice issued 'or made thereunder and in
relation to any regulation, rule, order-in-
council or order shall mean prescribed by the
Governor in Council unless some other
authority is mentioned in the Ordinance;
(40) The expression subsidiary legisla-
tion shall mean any regulation, rule, by-law,
proclamation, order-in-council, order, direction,
notice, or other instrument made under any
Ordinance or other lawful authority and hav-
ing legislative effect."

Insertion of 5. The following new sections shall be in-
new sections serted in the Principal Ordinance immediately after
in Principal
Ordinance. section 18 thereof:-
"Change il 18A. Whenever the Governor considers
title of public
omofepuc it necessary to change the title of any public
office, he shall cause a notice to that effect to
be published in the ;a:elte setting out the
former title and the substituted title or titles
of such office, and declaring that such change
of title shall take effect or shall be deemed to.
have taken effect, from a date specified in
such notice, and with effect from such date-
(a) where the change in title con-
sists in the substitution of a single title
for the former title, the substituted title
shall replace the former title wherever
the former title appears in any Ordinance
or in any deed or other instrument made
or issued pursuant to or consequent upon
any such Ordinance; and
(b) where the change in title con-
sists in the substitution of two or more







No. 7 of 1954.


Interpretation of Laws
(Amendment).


5 MiONTSERRAT.


titles for the former title, the former title
shall be replaced, in the provisions of any
such Ordinance, deed or other instrument
as may be specified in such notice, by
such substituted title as may be specified
in such notice.

18B. No Ordinance shall in any manner Rights of the
whatsoever affect the rights of the Crown un- Crown.
less it is therein expressly provided or unless
it appears by necessary implication that the
Crown is bound thereby.


18C. When a substantive holder of any
office constituted by or under any Ordinance
is on leave of absence pending relinquishment
of his office, it shall be lawful for another
person to be appointed substantively to the
same office.
18D. Where by or under any Ordinance
the Governor or any public officer or body is
empowered to appoint or name a person to
have and exercise any powers or perform any
duties the Governor or such public officer or
body may either appoint a person by name or
direct the person for the time being holding
the office designated by the Governor or by
such public officer or body to have and
exercise such powers and perform such duties;
and thereupon or from the date specified by
the Governor or by such public officer or body,
the person appointed by name or the person
for the time being holding the office aforesaid
shall have and may exercise such powers and
perform such duties accordingly.

18E. Where any Ordinance confers upon
any person or authority power to make
appointments to any office or place the power
shall be construed as including the power to
remove or suspend any person appointed, and
to re-appoint or reinstate him and to appoint
another person temporarily in the place of any
person so rencved or suspended or in place of
any holder of the office or place, who has died
or is ill or absent, and to appoint another


Appointment
Sof successor to
office. during
leave of
absence prior
to retirement
of substantive
holder.

Appointment
of officers by
name or office.















Power to
appoint in-
cludes power
to remove, etc.







'EONTSERRAT. 6


Interpretation of Laws
(Amendment).


No. 7 of 1954.


person temporarily to fill any vacancy in the
office or place arising from any other oause:

Provided that where the power of the
person or authority to make any such appoint-
ment is only exercisable upon the recommen-
dation or subject to the approval, consent or
concurrence of some other person or authority
the power of removal shall, unless the contrary
- intention appears, only be exercisable upon the
recommendation of or subject to the approval,
consent or concurrence of that other person or
authority.


18F. Where by or under any Ordinance
any powers are Gonferred or any duties are
imposed upon a public officer, the Governor
may direct that if during any period owing to
absence or inability to act from illness or any
other cause such public officer shall be unable
to exercise the powers or perform the duties of
his office in any place under his jurisdiction or
control, such powers shall be had and may
-be exercised and such duties shall be performed
in such place by the person named by, or by
the public officer holding the office designated
by the Governor; and thereupon such person
or public officer during any period as aforesaid
shall have and may exercise the powers and
shall perform the duties aforesaid, subject to
such conditions, exceptions, and qualifications
as the Governor may direct.

18G. (1) Where by or under any Ordi-
nance power is given to the Governor to
appoint any persons to be members of any
board, commission, committee or similar body
it shall be lawful for the Governor, in the
absence of any provision to the contrary, to
so appoint, by his official designation, any
public officer, and, on such appointment and
until such appointment shall be cancelled or
otherwise determined, the person for the time
being filling the office in question shall be a
member of such board, commission, committee
or similar body.


Power of
Governor to
provide for
execution of
duties of
pubiio officer
during tempo-
rary absence
or inability.














Power of
the Governor
to appoint
public officer
as such to
serve on board
and to appoint
chairman.







No


IosNTSERRAT.


. 7 of 1954. Interpretation of Lawis 7
(Amendment).
(2) Where by or under any Ordinance
power is given to the Governor to appoint any
board, commission, committee or similar body,
it shall be lawful for the Governor, in the
absence of any provision to the contrary, to
appoint a chairman of such board, commission,
committee or similar body.

18H. Where by or under any Ordinance
any board, commission, committee or similar
body, whether corporate or unincorporated, is
established, then unless the contrary intention
appears, the powers of such board,, commission,
committee or similar body shall not be affected
by-

(a) any. vacancy in the membership
thereof;

(b) the fact that it is afterwards
discovered that there was some defect in
the appointment or qualification of a
person purporting to be a member there-
of; or

(c) the fact that there was any
minor irregularity in the convening of any
meeting thereof.

181. Save as is otherwise expressly
provided by any Ordinance, whenever any act
or thing is required to be done by more than
two persons, a majority of them may do it.

18J. Whenever any Act of the Imperial
Parliament is extended to the Presidency such
Act shall be read with such formal alterations
as to names, localities, courts, officers, persons,
moneys, penalties and otherwise as may be
necessary to make the same applicable to the
circumstances."


Power of
majority of
more than
two person.,


Imperial Acts
to be read.
with necessary
modifications.


6. Section 2 of the Principal Ordinance is Repeal.
hereby repealed.


Powers of a
board, etc. not
affected by
vacancy, etc.







MONTBERRAT. 8


Interpretation of Laws
(Amendment).


No. 7 of 1954.


Commence- 7. This Ordinance shall come into operation
ment. on a day to be appointed by the Governor by
proclamation published in the Gazette.

CHABLESWORTH Ross,
President.

Passed the Legislative Council this 20th day
of May, 1954.

JAs. H. CARROT,
Clerk of the Council.
































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LEEWARD


ISLANDS.


GENERAL GOVERNMENT.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1954, No. 16.

PUBLIC OFFICERS
Discipline

THE PUBLIC OFFICERS (DISCIPLINE) (REVOCATION) REGULA-
TIONS, 1954, DATED MAY 31, 1954, MADE BY THE
GOVERNOR.


1. CITATION. These Regulations may be cited as the
Public Officers (Discipline) (Revocation) Regulations, 1954.

2. REVOCATION. The Public Officers (Discipline)
Regulations, 1935 (S.R. & 0. 1935, No. 2) are hereby revoked.

Made by the Governor this 31st day of May, 1954.

K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.














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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1954, No. 17.
PRISONS
THE PRISON (AMENDMENT) RULES AND REGULATIONS, 1954,
DATED MAY 31, 1954, MADE BY THE GOVERNOR IN
COUNCIL UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 6 OF THE
PRISONS ACT (CAP. 85).

1. Citation. These Rules may be cited as the Prison
(Amendment) Rules and Regulations, 1954.
The Rules and Regulations for the Government of the
Prisons made by the Governor in Council on the 18th day
of August, 1909, and any amendments thereto, are herein-
after called the Principal Regulations.
2. Amendment of Principal Regulations.
The Principal Regulations are hereby amended as follows:-
(a) by renumbering regulation 212 as subregula-
tion (1) of the regulation;
(b) by the deletion of paragraphs (xxviii) and
(xxix) and the substitution therefore of the following-
(xxviii) Disobedience of, or negligence with res-
pect to, these Rules and Regulations or any
lawful order given by any person in authority
connected with the Prison;
(xxix) Conduct to the prejudice of good order or
prison discipline,
the Officer in charge of Prison discipline or the Keeper
may, unless such Officer or Keeper considers the offence
to be of a serious nature, impose a fine not exceeding
five dollars for each such offence. [F such Officer cr
Keeper considers the offence to be of a serious nature
he shall report the matter to the Chairman of the
Visiting Justices, who may summon a meeting of the
Visiting Justices and cause an inquiry upon oath to be
made before them and if after such inquiry the Visiting
Justices are satisfied' that the offence with which the
,officer has been charged be proved to their satisfaction
they may award any of the following punishments-









(i) reduction in rank or grade;
(ii) suspension, stoppage or deferment of increment;
(iii) forfeiture of good conduct pay or of any bene-
fit arising from service;
(iv) forfeiture of not more than half a month's
salary;
(v) admonition;
(vi) reprimand;
(vii) severe reprimand;
(viii) recommendation for dismissal."; and
(,) by the addition of the following subregulations
as sub regulations (2), (3) and (4)-
"(2) Any subordinate officer against whom any
such fine is imposed or any such punishment awarded
may, within seven days of his conviction, appeal in
writing to the Governor, and the Governor, may
allow the appeal, reduce or confirm the fine or punish-
ment or make such other order as he may deem fit.
(3) Where an offence against a subordinate officer
is to be tried by the Visiting Justices the Officer in
charge of Prison discipline or the Keeper may suspend
such subordinate officer from his duties pending the
decision of the Visiting Justices or the Governor, as
the case may be, and while his suspension continues
such subordinate officer shall be allowed to receive such
portion of his salary, not being less than one half, as
the Governor shall think fit.
(4) Where a subordinate officer has been guilty
of and fined for any offence under subregulation (I) of
this regulation, the name of the offender, the date and
description of the offence, the amount of the fine and
the authority by whom he was punished shall be entered
in the subordinate officers' Punishment Book.".
3. Revocation. The Prison Amendment Rules,
1926 (S.R: & 0. 1926 No. 11) are hereby revoked.
Made by the Governor in Council this 31st day of
May, 1954.
A. E. PENN,
Cler' of the Council.

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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.

1954, No. 18.


THE ANTIGUA JURORS (ALLOWANCES) RULES, 1954, DATED
MAY 31, 1954, MADE BY TIE GOVERNOR 1N COUNCIL
UNDER SECTION 47 OF TlHE JURY ACT (CAP. 56).


1. Citation. These Rules may be cited as the Antigua
Jurors (Allowances) Rules, 1954.

2. Jurors' Allowances. (1) Every juror residing
outside the limits of the City of Saint John ard attending the
Circuit Court in the Presi lency of Antigua for the trial of
criminal causes in pursuance of a summons under the Jury Act
shall be entitled to receive as compensation for loss of time an
allowance of one dollar and fifty cents a day or part of a day
for each day he is required to attend and does attend a session.

(2) Every such juror shall be paid a travelling allowance
of twenty-four cents for every mile or part of a mile travelled
to and from the Court exclusive of the first mile to and from the
Court House.

3. Revocation. The Antigua Jurors (Travelling
Allowance) Rules, 1943, (S.R. & 0. 1943, No. 7) are hereby
revoked.

Made by the Governor in Council this 31st day of May,
1954.

A. E. PENN,
Clerk of the Council.

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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1954, No. 19.


THE SAINT CHRISTOPHER JURORS (ALLOWANCES) RULES,
1954, DATED MAY 31, 1954, MADE BY THE GOVERNOR
IN COUNCIL UNDER SECTION 47 OF THE JURY ACT
(CAP. 56).


1. CITATION. These Rules may be cited as the Saint
Christopher Jurors (Allowances) Rules, 1954.

.2. JURORS' ALLOWANCES. (1) Every juror residing
outside the Town of Basseterre and attending the Circuit Court
in the Saint Christopher Circuit for the trial of criminal causes
in pursuance of a summons under the Jury Act shall be entitled
to receive as compensation for loss of time an allowance of one
dollar and fifty cents a day or part of a day for each day he is
required to attend and does attend a session.
(2) Every such juror shall be paid a travelling allowance
of twenty-four cents for every mile or part of a mile travelled
to and from the Court exclusive of the first mile to and from
the Court House.
8. REVOCATION. The Saint Christopher Jurors (Travel-
ling Allowance) Rules, 1943, (S.R. & 0. 1943, No. 11) are
hereby revoked.
Made by the Governor in Council this 31st day of May,
1954.
A. E. PENN,
Clerk of Council.




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1954,


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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1954, No. 20.


THE NEVIS JURORS (ALLOWANCES) RULES, 1954, DATED MAY
31, 1954, MADE BY THE GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL UNDER
SECTION 47 OF THE JURY ACT, (CAP. 56).


1. Citation. These Rules may be cited as the Nevis
Jurors (Allowances) Rules, 1954.
2. Jurors' Allowances. (1) Every juror residing
outside the Town of Charlestown and attending the Circuit
Court in the Nevis Circuit for the trial of criminal causes in
pursuance of a summons under the Jury Act shall be entitled
to receive as compensation for loss of time an allowance of one
dollar and fifty cents a day or part of a day for each day he is
required to attend and does attend a session.
(2) Every such juror shall be paid a travelling allowance
of twenty-four cents for every mile or part of a mile travelled
to and from the Court exclusive of the first mile to and from
the Court House.
3. Revocation. The Nevis Jurors (Travelling
Allowance) Rules, 1949 (S. R. & 0. 1949, No. 16) are hereby
revoked.
Made by the Governor in Council this 31st day of May,
1954.
A. E. PENN,
Clerk of the Council.




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LEEWARD ISLANDS,
GENERAL GOVERNMENT.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1954, No. 21.


THE VIRGIN ISLANDS JURORS ALLOWANCESI) (AMENDMENT)
RULES, 1954, DATED MAY 31, 1954, MADE BY THE
GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL UNDER SECTION 47 OF THE JURY
ACT (CAP. 56).


1. Citation. These Rules may be cited as the Virgin
Islands Jurors (Allowances) (Amendment) Rules, 1954, and
shall be read as one with the Virgin Islands Jurors (Allowances)
Rules, 1950 (S. R. & 0. 1950 No. 12) hereinafter called the
Principal Rules.
2. Amendment. Rule 2 of the Principal Rules is
hereby amended-
(a). by the substitution of the words two dollars and
fifty-six cents for the words one dollar and thirty-seven
cents appearing in suh-rule (1) thereof; and
(b) by the subsitution of the word seventeen for
the word "nine" appearing in sub-rule (2) thereof.
Made by the Governor in Council this 31st day of May,
1954.
A. E. PENN,
Clerk of the Council.








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