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    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 45 of 1954: Currency (Notes) (Amendment) Regulations, 1954
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    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 46 of 1954: Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order, 1954
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    Leeward Islands - Bill: Crown Suits (Repeal) Act, 1954
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    Leeward Islands - Bill: Summary Jurisdiction (Amendment) Act, 1954
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        Page D 2
    Leeward Islands - Bill: Stam (Amendment) Act, 1954
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        Page E 2
    Leeward Islands - Bill: Local Constables (Amendment) Act, 1955
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227



THE L EEWARD ISLANDS


GAZETTE.

:.ttlis by ulittbority.

., -. VOL. LXXXII. THURSDAY, N9TI DECEMBER, 1954. No. 56.

The subjoined Orders in Council made at the Court at Buckingham Palace the2t i-fic, f November, 1954
are published for general information:-
1954 No. 1561 '
EMERGENCY LAWS i
COLONIES, ETC. -
The Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Colonies, tc. ordere r in Council, 954.
Mlad,' 24th November, A554.
At the Court at Buckingham Palace the 24th day of November, 1954 ."
Present
The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council
Whereas section eigihte-n of the Emergency Laws (Transitional Provisions) Act, 1946 (hereinafter called "the
Act of 1946"), as amended by section eight of the Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1947 (hereinafter
called "the Act of 1947"), enabled provision to be made by Order in Council for the continuation in force until the
tenth day of December, 1950, of Defence Regulations having effect in Colonies and other territories, and provision
was so made by the Emergency Laws (Transitional Provisions) (Colonies, etc.) Order in Council, 1946 (hereinafter
called "the Order of 1946"), and the Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Colonies, etc.) Order in Council,
1947:
And Whereas Article 3 of the Emergency Laws (Continuance) Order, 1954, (hereinafter called "the Order of
1954"), made on the twenty-fourth day of November, 1954, in pursuance of the Act of 1947 provides that the powers
exercisable under section eighteen of the Act of 1946 shall be exercisable, in relation to any Defence Regulations
remaining in force by virtue of the said section eighteen and Article 3 of the Emergency Laws (Continuance) Order,
1953, when the Order of 1954 was made, as if, in the said section-eighteen as amended by section eight of the Act of
1947 for the reference to the tenth day of December, 1950, there were substituted a reference to the 10th day of
December, 1955:
Now, Therefore, Her Majesty, in pursuance of section eighteen of the Act of 1946 and Article 3 of the
Order of 1954 and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy
Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered as follows:-
1. This Order may be cited as the Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Colonies, etc.) Order in
Council, 1954.
2. The Governor of any territory mentioned in the Schedule to this Order may by order provide:-
(a) for the continuation in force until the tenth day of December, 1955, of any Defence Regula-
tions, being Defence Regulations in force in the territory at the date of the making of the Order of
1954 by virtue of section eighteen of the Act of 1946 and Article 3 of the Emergency Laws (Con-
tinuance) Order, 1953:
(b) that any Defence Regulations so continued in force shall have effect subject to such
exceptions, limitations and modifications as the Governor thinks necessary or expedient.
3. The provisions of section two, subsection (2) of section three, section four and section five of the Order
of 1946 shall have effect in relation to this Order, and to Defence Regulations continued in force under this Order,
as they have effect in relation to the Order of 1946, and to Defence Regulations continued in force under that Order.
W. G. AGNEW.
SCHEDULE.
Bahamas
Cyprus
Jamaica (including Turks and Caicos Islands and the Cayman Islands)
Kenya (Colony and Protectorate)
Leeward Islands:-
Antigua
Montserrat
St. Christopher Nevis and Anguilla
Virgin Islands
Trinidad and Tobago.




xi.^







THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


1954 No. 1559

SUPPLIES AND SERVICES

The Supplies and Services (Continuance) Order. 1954.


Made
Laid before Parliament
Coming into operation


... 24h November, 1954
... st December, 1954
... 7th December, 1954


At the Court at Buckinghna Palace, the 24tb day of November, 1954.

Present

The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas by section eight of the Supplies and Services (Transitional Powers) Act, 1945, the said Act was
limited to expire on the tenth day of December, nineteen hundred and fifty, five years after the passing thereof,
unless continued in force under that section:

And Whereas by Orders in Council, made under that section the said Act was continued in force until the
tenth day of December, nineteen hundred and fifty-four:

And Whereas it is provided by that section that if an Address is presented to Her Majesty by each House of
Parliament praying that the said Act should be continued in force for a further period of one year from the time at
which it would otherwise expire, Her Majesty may by Order in Council direct that it shall continue in force for that
further period:

And Whereas such an Address has been presented to Her Majesty by each House of Parliament as aforesaid:

Now, Therefore, Her Majesty, in pursuance of the said section eight and of all other powers enabling Her in
that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:-

1. The Supplies and Services (Transitional Powers) Act, 1945, which would otherwise expire on the tenth
day of December, nineteen hundred and fifty-four, shall continue in force for a further period of one year until the
tenth day of December, nineteen hundred and fifty-five.

2. This Order may be cited as the Supplies and Services (Continuance) Order, 1954, and shall come into
operation on the seventh day of December, nineteen hundred and fifty-four.

W. G. AGNEW.


BANKING STATISTICS: LEEWARD ISLANDS.
All figures in B. W. 1. dollars.
Number of reporting banks: 2 (Barclays Bank (D.C. & 0.) and Royal Bank of Canada).

Figures for end of quarter 30th September, 1954.


LIABILITIES.

1. Notes in circulation


2. Deposits
(i) Demand
(ii) Time
(iii) Savings


3,909,668.87
327,244.56
6,202,478.37


3. Balances due to
(a) Other banks in Colony
(b) Banks abroad

4. Other Liabilities, etc.


Total Liabilities


$
9,725.00

10,439,391.80





156,419.48
184,027.49

176,425.35






10,965,989.12


ASSETS.


Cash
Balances due by other banks in Colon
Balances due from banks abroad
and other short claims
Loans and Advances


To:
(i) Primary production (including
processing of primary
products) 8,047.44
(ii) Other Ind stories (includ-
ing Commerce
Transportation and
Distribution) 1,028,176.47
(iii) Other Advances 685,489.81
5. Investments
(a) Local
(b) Other
6. Other Assets


Total Assets


$
1,213,929.78
y 139.12

7,358,788.99
1,721,713.72











671,417.51

10,965,989.12


[9 December, 1954.








9 December, 1954.


THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Notices.

BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE
LEEWARD ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
WHEREAS it is enacted by section
12 of the Leeward Islands Acts, 1871
to 1950. as amended, that the General
Legislative Council may from time to
time be convoked, prorogued, and
dissolved by Proclamation:

AND WHEREAS by proclamation
under the hand of the Governor
dated the 4th day of January, 1954,
the General Legislative Council was
convoked for the 6th day of January,
1954:

AND WHEREAS the said Council
met on the 6th and 7th days of
January, 1954 and on th- 24th day
of August, 1954, and after despatch
of the business thereof at the meeting
of the 24th day of August, 1954 was
on the said date adjourned sine die:

AND WHEREAS it is expedient
that the said Council should be pro-
rogued:

NOW, THEREFORE, I do by
this my proclamation prorogue the
General Legislative Council until the
3rd day of January, 1955.

AND the members of the said
Council and all other Her Majesty's
officers and loving subjects in the
Colony of the Leeward Islands and
all others whom it may concern are
hereby required to take due notice
hereof and to give their ready
obedience accordingly.

GIVEN under my hand at the Gov-
ernment Hounse, Antigua, this
fth day of December, 1954, and
in the third year of Her Majesty's
reign.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!


BY THE COMMISSIONER OF
THE PRESIDENCY OF THE
VIRGIN ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.
H. A. C. HOWARD,
Commissioner.

WHEREAS by section 47 of the
Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1954, it is
provided that the said Ordinance
shall come into operation on such
day as the Governor may appoint by
proclamation published in the Gazette.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, HENRY
ANTHONY CAMILLO HOWARD, the
Officer for the time being administer-
ing the Government of the Presidency
of the Virgin Islands, do by this my
proclamation declare that the said
Ordinance shall come into operation
on the 6th day of December, 1954.


AND all Her Majesty's loving
subjects in the Presidency of the
Virgin Islands and all others whom
it may concern are hereby required
to take due notice hereof and give
their ready obedience accordingly.

GIVEN at the Cnom missioner's Office,
0t To ;tdla in the Vii gin Islands
thi:- '2Otth day of November, 1954,
and in the third year of Her
Majesty's reign.

(cOD SAVE THE QUEEN!
47/00290.

It is hereby notified for general
information that His Excellency the
Governor has issued a Commission to
the Honourable P. D. MACDONALD,
C.M.G., appointing him to be Gov-
ernor's Deputy during His Excel-
lency's forthcoming absence from
Antigua, whilst paying a visit to the
American and British Virgin Islands
front the 9th to the 13th December,
1954.

The Secretariat,
Antigu (,
7th December, 1951.
No. 13000o61.

It is hereby notified that the
Governor has been pleased to appoint
the Crown Attorney, Antigna, to be
a Commnission:er of the Supreme
Court (, the Windward Islands and
Leeward Islaids in the said Presi-
dency of Antigua, in the place of
Mr. C. A. KELSICK, whose Instrument
of Appointment as a Commissioner
of the said Court, has been cancelled.

Colonial Secretary's Qffice,
Antigua.
9th December, 1954.
43a00007.

It is notified for general informa-
tion that His Excellency has issued
a Commission appointing Mr. D. A.
McNAMARA as Magistrate in and for
the Magisterial Districts A" and
"B", in and for the Colony of the
Leeward Islands with effect from the
4th December, 1954.

The Secretariat,
Antiguna.
6th December, 1954.
13/00247.

It is hereby notified for general
information that, with reference to
the Leeward Islands Gazette notice
of the 25th November, 1954, inviting
applications for the vacant post of
Administrative Assistant, Regional
Economic Committee of the British
West Indies, the date for receiving
applications has now been extended
to the 24th December, 1954.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
3rd December, 1954.


It is notified for general informa-
tion that copies of the Jurors' List
for the year 1955 have been posted
for public view at the Treasury
Building, the Court House and Police
Headquarters.

A list will be published in the
next issue of the Gazette.

H. S. L. MOSELEY,
Registrar,
Supreme Court,
Antigua Circuit.


No. 111.


Appointments and transfers etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-

ABBOTT, N. R., Junior Clerk, Audit
Office, confirmed in appointment.

ARTHURTON. Miss E., Junior Clerk,
Post Offic St. Kitts, transferred
Junior Clerk, Audit Office.
Nov. 7



No. 112.

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

General Government.

No. 45 of 1951, "The Currency
(Notes) (Amendment) Regulations,
1954." 1 pp. Price 3 cents.

No. 46 of 1954, "The Emergency
Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) Or-
der, 1954. 2 pp. Price 4 cents.


No. 113,.
The following Bills, which are to
be introduced in the General Legisla-
tive Council of the Leeward Islands
are published with this issue of the
Gazette and form part thereof:-

"The Crown Suits (Repeal) Act,
1954."

"The Summary Jurisdiction
(Amendment) Act, 1954."

"The Stamp (Amendment) Act,
1954. "

"The Local Constables (Amend-
ment) Act, 1955."


NATURALIZATION.
It is hereby notified for general
information that a Certificate of
Naturalisation, No. 3 of 1954, dated
the 4th November, 1954, has been
granted to Dr. FRANCIS HERBERT
TRAPL of the Valley, Anguilla, under
the British Nationality Act, 1948.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
26th November, 1954.


229









THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE


In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.


ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.


NOTICE IS HEREBY given ihat
in pursuance of Rules made by the
Chief Justice under Section 16 of the
Windward Isltids and Leeward Is-
lands Courts Order in Council, 1939,
on the 16th day of October, 1941, as
amended, the Honourable the Puisne
Judge selected for the sitting of the
Court in the Antigua Circuit has
appointed the undermentioned day
on which the ensuing Circuit shall sit
in the Presidency, that is to say:-

On Monday the 10th day of January,
1955. at 10 o'clock in the forenoon.

H. S. L. MOSELEY,
Recgistrar, Antigua Circuit.

Registrar's Office,

Anligua.

24th November, 1954.


PROVOST MARSHAL'S OFFICE

ANTIGUA.

25th November, 1954.

Notice is hereby given that there
will be sold on the various premises
in the City of Saint John on Tuesday
the 21st day of December, 1954 at
12 o'clock noon, the Lands and
Tenements belonging to the persons
hereafter named.

BELL STREET.

Gwendolyn Simon.

BRYSON STREET.

Albertha Samuel, Charlotte Tobitt,
Reginald Mussington.

BEHIND DICKENSONBAY
STREET.

Hilda Hill, Peter Philip, Edward
Towsend, Kenneth Murdoch, Alfred
0. Wallace.

DIKENSONBAY STREET.

John Lucas, Kenneth Murdoch,
Rosalind Morgan (2), Ickford Winter
(3).
ST. GEORGES STREET.

Ickford Winter (2), Edward Lloyd,
Alfred Reynolds, Alice M. Smith.

ST. JOHNS STREET.

Heirs of Joseph Thibou, Frances
Samuel, John Harris, Victoria James,
Ethel Hunte, Robert A. Carty,
Martha Byam, Francis James.


BISHOPGATE STREET.

George H. Joseph, James B. Hart,
Heirs of Rev. Francis, Jane Ann
Wilson, John Dowe, Sydney Benja-
min, Louisa Semper.

NOITH STREET.

Heirs of Daniel Peters, Henry
Edwards.

NEWGATE STREET.

Samuel A. Joseph, James B. Hart.

WRAPPING STREET.

Ernest Martin.


CHURCH STREET.


Gwen & P. Jordan, Estate of John
H. Moore.

WAPPING LANE.

James N. Webber, John Matthew,
Estate of Franklyn Carlisle, Samuel
Laviscount, Benjamin Lowen,

POPESHEAD STREET.

Iola Al;exander, Adolphus
Reynolds, George Samuel, Heirs of
Joseph Ralph.

NEWGATE LANE.

Heirs of Willock, Morris Gardner.

BISHOPGATE ALLEY.

Heirs of L. Matthew, Maxwell
Humphreys.

ST. JOHN'S LANE.

Estate of Sarah James.

MARKET STREET.

John Nascimento.

LONG STREET.

Antonetta Reid, George McAndrew,
Estate of John H. Moore.

ST. MARYS STREET.

Rev. C. Francis.

REDCLIFFE STREET.

Benjamin Lowen.

SOUTH STREET.

Tryphena Joseph.

CORN ALLEY.

Joseph Thomas.

CROSS STREET.

Emily Athill, Ruby Hughes, M.
&. C. Walters.


[9 December, 1954.

OTTOS LAND.

George Farley.

RODNEY STREET.

Joseph Lewis.


NELSON STREET.

Joseph Lewis.

FACTORY ROAD.

Frank Henzell.

The same having been levied upon
to satisfy the City Rate due thereon
for the year 1954.


H. S. L. MOSELEY,

Provost Marshal.


TRAFFIC NOTICE.


The Vehicles J Road Traffic

Ordinance, 1946.

By virtue of the powers conferred
on me in Section 2 of the Vehicles
and Road Traffic Ordinance, 1916
(No. 5 of 1946), I hereby fix the
period hereunler for the lighting of
vehicles.

Until further notice, the lighting
of vehicles shall be from 5.45 p.m. to
5.45 a.m.

Dated the 23rd day of November,
1954.

E. M. V. JAMES, Lt. Col.,
Traffic Commissioner.
Ref. No. 36/00004.



RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station,

Antigua.


Feb.
Mar.
Apr.
May
June
July
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec. 4th


1950. 1951. 1952. 1953. 1954.
5.41 3.60 2.41 1.93 3.04
2.52 1.88 1.60 1.02 2.45
1.58 1.09 1.62 5.60 1.08
2.44 2.16 3.14 2.06 .49
2.06 10.54 3.07 1.50 3.83
1.66 2.74 5.74 1.31 3.32
1.85 3.28 8.38 3.20 3.47
10.71 9.18 8.43 3.15 5.93
6.34 12.06 5.55 2.10 9.91
5.13 3.90 5.19 .85 4.62
4.43 3.67 5.19 5.24 1 54
1.66 1.83 1.28 .16 .12
45.79 55.93 51.60 28.12 39.80


230








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


ANTIGUA SAVINGS BANK.
Account of Deposits and Withdrawals for Quarter ended 30th June 1954.


DEPOSITS.

To Balance at credit of Depositors
as at 31st March, 1954
To Deposits received
To Interest credited to
Depositors


WITHDRAWALS.


792,7
79,9


$872,7


'50.92
)76.74

41.16

68.82


Withdrawals
Balance at credit of Depositors
as at 30th June,
1954


$
84,892.67


787,87;.15


$872,768.82


Statement of Assets and Liabilities as at 30th June, 1954.


LIABILITIES.
Balance at credit of Depositors
as at 30th June, 1954
Revenue Interest
Sale of Pass Books


7H7,876.15
12.251.47
4.32

$800,131.94


ASSETS.
Investments
Cash with Treasurer
Deficit


730,828.07
34,894.54
34,409.37


$80),131.94


Account of Deposits and Withdrawals for Quarter ended 30th September, 1954.


DEPOSITS.


To Balance at credit of Depositors
as at 30th June 1954
To Deposits received
To Interest credited to
Deposi tors


787,870i.15
99.249.91

98.19


$887,224.25


WI i'HI)RAWALS.


By Withdrawals
By Balance at credit of Depositors
as at 30th September,
1 9'4


Y!),625.28


797,508.97


$887,224.25


Statement of Assets and Liabilities as at 30th September, 1954.


LIABILITIES.
Balance at credit of Depositors
as at 30th September,
1954
Revenue Interest
Sale of Pass Books


797,59,s.97
21.097.65
i.1.8

881N,7 3.10


22nd November, 1954.


ASSETS.
In 1vstments
Cash with Treasurer
Deficit


740,01.7.89
44,275.84
34,409.37


$818,703.10

J. R. A. McDONALD,
,Manager, Gort. Savings Bank.


9 December, 1954.]







THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


9 December, 1954.


ANTIGUA.

Control of Imports and Exports

Notice No. 5 of 1954
TENDER FOR FLOUR
Tenders are invited for the supply of 15,000 half bags of 100 Ib each "E grade flour from
Local Commission Agents of Canadian Flour Mills. Quotations should he C.I.F. Antigua and should
include agents commission. Tenders should indicate whether they would be prepared to accept any pro-
portion of the 15,000 bags say 5,000 bags and if so at what price.
2. The E grade flour must be milled ,olely from Canadian Hard Spring Wheat not lower
in grade than No. 3 northern and must be of the following minimum standard:-


Maximum moisture
Maximum ash
Minimum protein


... 14.00%
.52%
... 12.00%


All flour to be enriched in accordance with the following:-


Thiamine
Riboflavine
Niacine
Iron


Minim um. .Iax.imum.
2.0 2.5


16.0
13.0


milligrams for each lb. flour


20.0
16.5


With Calcium Car-
bonate


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 en-
riched and Vitamin Enriched Flour must be stencilled on each bag.
3. Flour to be loaded at Montreal, Halifax or St. John and shipped to arrive in Antigua
during February, March and April, 1955 at a monthly rate of 5,000 half-bags of 100 lbs. each.
4. Tenders should be in a sealed envelope marked Tenders for flour and should be addressed
to Hit Honour the Administrator and should reach the Administrator's Office not later than 12 noon on
the 31st December, 1954.
5. Government does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender.

Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
7th December. 1954.
Ref. No. A.40/18.


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printihg Office, Leeward Islands, byrE. M. BLACKMAN, E.D.
Government Printer.-By Authority,
S1954.


[Price 15 cents.]










LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.

1954, No. 45.


Tir I CURRENCY (NOTES) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 1954,
DATED NOVEMBER 29, 1954. MADE BY THE GOVER, NOn
UNDER SECTION 12 OF THE CURREI;NCY ACT, 1950 (No.
4/1950) AS AMENDED, AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF CURRENCY, BRITISH
CARIBnlEAN TERRITORIES (EASTERN GROUP) AND WITHIN
THE APPROVAL OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE
COLONIES.


1. Citation. These Regulations may he cited as lhe
Cirrencv (Notes) (A\mei inent) iegiilati',n.-, 195-, n1, d
Thlall bfh read as one with the Currency (Notes) Ikegullations,
1)51 (S. 1; & 0. 1951 No. 21) as amended, hereinafter
referred Ln as the Principal Regulations.
2. Amendment to Principal Regulations.
The followi iL partirgraph is hereby substituted for paragraph
(3) of reiv'lation 20 (of the Prineipal Re'eulations:--
(3) Ordinary surveys shall he held at least
quarterl, anil in addition at least onie sir prise survey shall be
held very year. The Governor may order a surprise survey
at any time. "
Made by the Governor this 29th day of November, 1954.

1T. ). MIACDONALD,
governor'ss Deputy.





ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Offieo, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. Br,.\C, rAN. Government Printer.- By Authl'rity.
195Y1.


24100020-48t0-12.54..


Pr ice 3 cents









LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1954, No. 46.

THE EMERGENCY LAWS (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ORDER,
1951, DATED DECEMBER 8, 1954, MADE BY THE GOV-
ERNOR BY VIRTUE OF THE POWERS VESTED IN HIM IN
THAT BEHALF.

WHEREAS section 18 of the Emergency Laws (Transi-
tional Provisions) Act, 1946 (hereinafter called the Act of
194G "), as amended by section 8 of the Emergency Laws
(Miscellaneous Provisionus) Act, 19 1 (hereinafter called the
Act of 1947 "), enabled provision to be made by Order in
Council for the continuation in force until the tenth day of
December, 1950, of Defence Regulations having effect in Colo-
nies and other territories, and provision was so made by the
Emergency Laws (Transitional Provisions) (Colonies, etc.),
Order in Council, 1946 (hereinafter called "the Order of
1946 "), and the Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions)
(Colonies, etc.) Order in Council, 1947:
AND WHEREAS Article 3 of the Emergency Laws
(Continuance) Order, 1954 (hereinafter called the Order of
1951 "), made on the 24th day of November, 1954, in pursu-
ance of the Act of 1947, provides that the powers exercisable,
in relation to any Defence Regulations remaining in force by
virtue of the said section 18 and Article 3 of the Emergency
Laws (Continuance) Order, 1953, when the Order of 1954 was
made, as if, in the said section 18 as amended by section 8 of
the Act of 1947 for the reference to the tenth day of December,
1950, there were substituted a reference to the tenth day of
December, 1955:
AND WHEREAS the Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous
Provisions) (Colonies, etc.) Order in Council, 1954 (hereinafter
called the Order in Council of 1954 ") mlde by Her Majesty
the Queen on the 24th day of November, 1954, under the provi-
sions of the above recited Acts and Orders, enables the
Governor by Order to provide-
(0) for the continuation in force until the 10th day
of December, 1955, of any Defence Regulations, being






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Defence Regulations in force in the Colony at the date of
the making of the Order of 1954 by virtue of section 18
of the Act of 194G and Article 3 of the Emergency Laws
(Continuance) Order, 1953;
(b) that any Defence Regulations so continued in
force shall have effect subject to such exceptions, limita-
tions and modifications as the Governor thinks necessary
or expedient:
NOW, THEREFORE,. the Gov.rnor in pursuance of
section 18 of the Act of 194(6 and Article 5 of the Order of
195-1 and Article 2 of the Order in Council of 1954 and of all
other powers enabling him in that behalf is pleased to order
iand it i hereby ordered as follows:--
1. Citation. This Order may be cited as the Emer-
gency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order, 19 4.
2. Continuation. (1) The Defence Regulations
mentioned in the Schedule to this Order, being Defence Regu-
lations in force in the Colony at the date of the making of the
Ov er of 1954 by virtue of section 18 of the Act of 1946 and
AiLicle 3 of the Emergency Laws (Continmince) Or()er, 1953
shall continue in force until the tenth divY of December, 1955:
Provided that such Defence Regulations may he revoked
either in whole or in part at any time by Order.
(2) Subsection (1) of section 5 of the Interpretation of
Laws Act (Cap. 103;) shall apply, as it applies to the
interpretation of an Act, upon the expiry of any Defence
Regulation continued in force by this Order, as if such Regu-
lation had been revoked.

Made by the Governor this 8th day of December, 3.954.

K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Go r'ernor.
SCHEDULE.
1. The Defenij (Import and Export Restriction) Regulations,
1943 as amendse! by the Defenee (Import anl Explot Restriction)
(Am'nndment) Regnlations, 1948.
2. The )efence (Trading with ihe Enemy) Regulations, 1939
and all amendments thereto.
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1951


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No. of 1954. Crown Suits (i2epeal) LEEWARD
ISLANDS.






LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. of 1954.

An Act to repeal the Crown Suits Act.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the
Leeward Islands.
1. This Act may be cited as the Crown Suits Short title.
(Repeal) Act, 1954.
2. The Crown Suits Act is hereby repealed: Repeal and
Saving.
Cap. 6.
Provided that notwithstanding the repeal
of the said Act where in any Federal or Local
Act or subsidiary legislation it is provided
that any suit shall be governed by the
provisions of the Crown Suits Act or that the
provisions of the Crown Suits Act shall be
applicable to any proceedings brought under
such Federal or Local Act or subsidiary
legislation, then for any reference to the
Crown Suits Act in such Federal or Local
Act or subsidiary legislation there shall be
substituted a reference to the Crown Proceed-
ings Ordinance of the Presidency in which
such suit or proceedings may be instituted.

3. This Act shall come into operation on a ommence-
day to be appointed by the Governor by Proclaina- "ent.
tion published in the Gazette.

President.
Passed the General Legislative Council this
day of 1954.


Clerk of the Council.








LEEWARD 2
ISLANDS.


Crnwn Suits (Repeal) No.

OBJECTS AND REASONS.


)n the coming into force of the Crown Proceedings
Ordinance in the various Presidencies by virtue of which suits
may be brought against the Crown, the Crown Suits Act will
become otiose.

The purpose of this Bill is to repeal this Act.


13th October, 19.14.


P. CECIL LEWTIS,
Attorney General.


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by E. M. BLACKMAN, E.D.. Government Printer.-By Authority.
1954.


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No. of 1954. Summary Jurisdiction
(Amendmen).


LEEWARD
ISLANDS.


LEEWARD ISLANDS.


No.


of 1954.


An Act to amend further the Summary Jurisdic-
tion Act.

ENACTED by the Legislature of the
Leeward Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Summary
Jurisdiction (Amendment) Act, 1954, and shall be
read as one with the Summary Jurisdiction Act, as
amended, hereinafter called the Principal Act.


2. Section 8 of the Principal Act is hereby
amended by the deletion of paragraph "(a)" thereof
and by re-lettering paragraphs (b) and (c)"
as paragraphs (a) and (b) respectively.


3. This Act shall come into operation on Commence-
a day to be appointed by the Governor by Procla- ment.
mation published in the Gazette.



President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
day of 1954.


Clerk of the Council.


Cap, 21
-1/1930.
25/1932.
5/1933.
14/1933.
19/1939.
5/1943.
3/1948


Amendment
of section 8 of
tle Principal
Act.








2 Summary Jurisdiction
(Amendment).


No. of 1954.


OBJECTS AND REASONS.


Paragraph (a) of section 8 of the Summary Jurisdiction
Act (Cap. 21) precluded the Court of Summary Jurisdiction
from taking cognizance of any suits in which th, matter in
question related to the taking of any duty payable to Her
Majesty, or to any fee of office, or other matter where rights in
future may be bound, or to any general tight or duty ".

2. By the Crown Proceedings Bill it is proposed to
confer jurisdiction not only on the Court of Summary Jurisdic-
tion, hut ilso on Magistrates' Courts to deal with proceedings
brought by or against the Crown, and consequently section 8
(a) of Cap. 21 will have to be repealed.


P. CECIL LKWIS,
Attorney General.


12th May, 1954.


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by E. M. BLACKMAN.. Government Printer. By Authorit,,
1954.


LEEWARD
ISLANDS.


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No. of 1954. Stamp (Amendment) LEEWARD
ISLANDS.






LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. of 1954.

An Act to amend further the Stamp Act.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Leeward
Islands.
1. This Act may be cited as the Stamp
(Amendment) Act, 1954, and shall be read as one
with the Stamp Act, is amended, hereinafter called (ip. 13i.
the Principal Act.
2. Section 2 of the Principal Act shall have Amendment
effect and shall be deemed always to have had e ,tionc 2 a
effect as if- Act.
(a) the words "Provisions of Act with
certain exceptions were substituted for the
word Act" appearing at the beginning of
the marginal note to the said section; and
(b) the words and figures Subsection
(1) of section 9 and section 10 of Part I, and
Parts II and III, of this Act," were substituted
for the words "This Act appearing at the
beginning of the first line of the said section.


President.
Passed the General Legislative Council this
day of 1954.


Clerk of the Council.


-. OW









LEKWA1) 2
ISLANDS.


Stamp (Amendment)


OBJECTS AND REASONS.


The object of this Bill is to remove doubts as to whether
sections 4 to 8 and section 9 (2) of the Stamp Act (Cap. 135)
ceased to apply to the Virgin Islands (by reason of the provi-
sions of section 2 of the said Act) when the 1927 Revised
Edition of the Laws came into effect on 17th February, 1930.


P. CECIL LEWIS,
Attorney General.


23rd April, 1954.


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by E, M. BLACLKMAN, Government Printer.-By Authority.
1954.


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No. of 1954.


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No. of 1955. Local Constables ( Amendment). LEEWARD
ISLANDS.












LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. of 1955.

An Act to amend the Local Constables Act.

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Lee-
ward Islalnds.

1. This Act may be cited as the Local shorttitle.
Constables (Amendment) Act, 1955, and shall be
read as one with the Local Constables Act, here- np. 83.
inafter called the Principal Act.

2. Section 2 of the Principal Act is hereby Amendment
amended by the insertion therein, immediately after gf tec"tion
the interpretation of the word District ", of the cipal Act.
following-

"Division means a police division of the
Colony as provided in section 3 of the
Police Act, 1951;
Divisional Officer means the Gazettcd
Police officer or the senior police officerr
in charge of the Division in the Presi-
dency for which a local constable is
appointed;
"Governor includes the officer for the time
being administering the Government of a
Presidency;".




S1
It


LEEWARD 2 Local C'ons.tables (Amendment). No. of 1955.
ISLANDS.
Amendmret 3. Section 4 of the Principal Act is hereby
of section 4 amended by the substitution of the words "the
of tho Prin-
,ipal Act. Governor for the words any Magistrate in the
first and second lines, and the letter "a for the
word his in the third line, thereof.

Amiondment 4. Section 5 of the Principal Act is hereby
o to section amended by the substitution of the word Gover-
cipal Act. nor for the word Magistrate in the second
line thereof.

substitution 5. The following section is hereby substitu-
of section ted for section 7 of the Principal Act:-
of thu Prin-
cipal Act.
SEquipment. 7. Every local constable shall be pro-
vided by the Divisional Officer with a staff, a
whistle, a note-book, an instruction book and
an armlet bearing the letters L.C. and such
armlet shall be evidence of the office of every
such local constable. The cost of these articles
of equipment shall be defrayed at the public
expense.".

Amendment 6. Section 9 of the Principal Act is hereby
or section 9 amended by the substitution of the words "a
of the Prin-
cipal Act. Divisional Officer or any police officer in charge of
any police district or station for the words any
officer in charge of the police ".

Amendment 7. Section 10 of the Principal Act is hereby
of section 10 amended by the substitution of the words The
of the Prin-
cipal Act. Governor" for the words Any Magistrate or
Justice of the Peace in the first line thereof.

Substitution 8. The following section is hereby substitu-
ol section 11 ted for section 11 of the Principal Act:-
of the Prin-
oipal Act.
"Remunera- 11. (1) The Divisional Officer may from
on3tao:, a time to time, grant to a local constable a
certificate for payment out of the Treasury of
the appropriate Presidency of such sum as
may be authorized in accordance with the
rates fixed in that Presidency for the per-
formance of duty under the provisions of this
Act.








No. of 1955. L.al 'a/ n tai.s (Ammenent) 3 LEEWARD
ISLANDS.
(2) Every such payment shall be made
from such money) s a miay be pro\ ided for the
purpose by the Legislative CouIcil (,f the
Presidency concerned.".

9. The following section is hereby substiti- Substitution
ted for section 12 of the Principal Act:- of t r'rin1
cipal Act.
12. The Governor may, in case of riot Riot or di-
or disturbance, order on the public service any t"'urj n "
number of local constables for such period as
he shall deem expedient.".

10. The following section is hereby substitu- Substitution
ted for section 15 of the Principal Act:-- orf metio 5
cipal Act.
15. (1) Every local constable shall in Residence of
the months of January and July in every lo alconsta-
year, appear personally before the Divisional
Officer, or the police officer in charge of the
police station which is nearest to the place of
residence of such local constable, and state his
occupation and place of residence; and no local
constablte shall change his residence as stated,
unless he has given notice of his intention so
to do to any such police officer.
(2) Any local constable who is about to
leave the Presidency wherein lie was resident
at the time of his appoiintment shall report his
intended departure to the Divisional Officer.
(3) A local constable who ceases to reside
in the Presidency for which he was appointed
shall be deemed to have resigned his appoint-
ment.".

11. Section 16 of the Principal Act is hereby Amendment
amended by the substitution of the words "The ofectioni6
Governor'' for the words Any Magistrate" in cipal Act.
the first line thereof.

12. The following section is hereby substiti- Substitution
ted for section 17 of the Principal Act:-- of ection 7
cipal Act.








LEEWARD 4 Local Constables (Amendment). No. of 1955.
ISLANDS.
"Cessation of 17. When any local constable attains
powers and
authorities the age of 60 years or resigns or is dismissed
from his office all powers and authorities
vested in him and all immunities to which he
is entitled as such local constable shall im-
mediately cease and determine, and he shall on
demand deliver over to the Divisional Officer
his precept of appointment and any equipment
which may have been supplied to him for the
execution of his office.".

Substitution 13. The following section is hereby substitu-
of the Pin ted for section 19 of the Principal Act:-
cipal Act.
"Application 19. The provisions of section 77 of the
of section 77
of the Police Police Act, 1951 shall apply to local constables
Act. appointed under this Act as it applies to police
12/1951. officers.".

Schedule to 14. The Schedule to the Principal Act is
the Prinpal hereby repealed and replaced as follows:--
Act repealed
and replaced.
SCHEDULE.
FORM OF PRECEPT TO CONSTABLE.
Local Constables Act.

To of

Administrator
Commissioner of

the Presidency of do under and
by virtue of the power and authority in me vested
by the Local Constables Act, hereby appoint you
to be a Local Constable ", and I do issue to you
this precept authorising you 1o act as a local
constable throughout the said Presidency.

Dated this day of ,19

Administrator
( ommis'oner."


*Delete if not applicable.




**


No. of 1955. Local Constables (Amendment). 5

15. It is hereby declared that any local
constable who on the coming into force of this Act
had been duly appointed a local constable for any
Presidency, shall continue to hold such appointment
and be deemed to have been appointed a local
constable in accordance with section 4 of the
Principal Act.


President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
day of 1955.


LEBWARD
ISLANDS.
Saving of ap-
poiltments of
local consta-
bles.


Clerk of the Council.






OBJECTS AND REASONS


The objects of this Bill are to amend the Local Constables
Act (Cap. 83) by:-

(a) defining the word "Governor" to include the
officer for the time being administering the Government
of a Presidency (clause 2);
(b) imposing on the Divisional Officer, as defined in
the Bill, the duty of the control of equipment to be issued
to local constables, and providing a penalty for the failure
of a local constable to return such equipment on his
ceasing to be a local constable (clauses 2, 5 and 12);
(c) vesting in the Administrator or Commissioner of
a Presidency the power to appoint, call out or dismiss local
constables in case of any riot or emergency (clauses 3, 7
and 11);
(d) subjecting local constables to the control, in
relation to police duty, of a Divisional Oflicer or tlhe police
officer in charge of any police district or station in the
Presidency (clause 6);









LICEWARD (j Local Constables (Amendment). No.
ISLANDS.


of 1955.


(e) removing the restriction on the limit of four
shillings per day payable to local constables in relation to
the performance of their duties under the Principal Act
(clauses 8 and 9);

(f) imposing an obligation on local constables to
report twice annually and to notify any change of residence
to the appropriate police authorities (clause 10);

(g) amending section 19 of the Principal Act
consequent on the passing of the Police Act, 1951
(clause 13); and

(h) saving the appointments of local constables made
before the coming into force of the amending Act.


1st September, 1954.


P. CECIL LEWIS,
Attorney general .


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by E. M. BLACKMAN. Government Printer.--By Authority.
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