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Table of Contents
    Main
        Page 47
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    Antigua - Ordinance, No. 20 of 1955: General Local Loan (Amendment) Ordinance, 1954
        Page A 1
    Antigua - Ordinance, No. 21 of 1955: Cattle Trespass (Amendment) Ordinance, 1954
        Page B 1
        Page B 2
    Antigua - Ordinance, No. 22 of 1955: Vehicles and Road Traffic (Amendment) Ordinance, 1954
        Page C 1
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    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders. No. 10 of 1955: Montserrat Exectuive Council (Cessation Order, 1955)
        Page D 1
    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders. No. 11 of 1955: Saint Christopher Nevis and Anguilla Postal Service Rules and Regulations, 1955
        Page E 1
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    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders. No. 12 of 1955: Magistrates' Court Rules, 1955
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VOL. LXXXIII.


THURSDAY, 10TH MA:


N otices.


BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE
LEEWARD ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.

vi ALEC LOVELACE,
,I Administrator.
-'
WHEREAS by section 7 of the
Cotton Export Ordinance, 1954 (No.
12 of 1954) it is provided that the
said Ordinance shall come into opera-
tion on a date to be appointed by the
Governor by Proclamation published
in the Gazette:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, ALEC
LOVELACE, a member of the Most
Excellent Order of the British
Empire, Administrator of the Presi-
dency of Antigua, do by this my
proclamation declare that the said
Ordinance shall come into operation
on the 15th day of March, 1955.
AND all Her Majesty's loving
subjects in the Presidency of Antigua
and all others are hereby required to
take due notice hereof and to give
their ready obedience accordingly.

GIVEN at the Administrator's Ofice,
Antigua, this second day of
March, 1955, in the fourth year
of Her Majesty's reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!


No. 24.
Appointments and transfers etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-
CHRISTIAN, Dr. D. L., to be Dental
Surgeon, Antigua.
Dec. 7, 1954

CHRISTIAN, Dr. R. S., Dental Sur-
geon, Antigua, resigned apppoint-
ment. Dec. 7, 1954
STEVENS, R. T., to be Supervising
Engineer, Telephone Department,
Antigua, for a period of 18 to 24
months in the first instance.
/ Feb. 17
A.C. 13/65-.II.


ca7,4,0
^

No. 25.
The following Ordinances and
Statutory Rules and Orders are cir-
culated with this Gazette and form
part thereof:-
ORDINANCES.
Antigua.
No. 20 of 1954, The General
Local Loan (Amendment) Ordinance,
1954." 1 pp. Price 3 cents
No. 21 of 1954, The Cattle Tres-
pass (Amendment) Ordinance, 1954."
2 pp. Price 4 cents
No. 22 of 1954, The Vehicles and
Road Traffic (Amendment) Ordi-
nance, 1954." 12 pp. Price 15 cents

STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.

General Government.
No. 10 of 1955, The Montserrat
Executive Council (Cessation) Order,
1955." 1 pp. Price 3 cents
No. 11 of 1955, "The Saint Christo-
pher Nevis and Anguilla Postal Ser-
vice Rules and Regulations, 1955."
31 pp. Price 36 cents
No. 12 of 1955, The Magistrates'
Court Rules. 1955."
2 pp. Price 4 oents


Agricultural Scholarship Ten-
able at the Imperial College
of Tropical Agriculture.


1. Applications are invited for a
scholarship tenable at the Imperial
College of Tropical Agriculture,
Trinidad, to be awarded by the
Government of the Leeward Islands
in respect of the year 1955.
2. Applications must be submitted
to the Colonial Secretary through-
(a) the Headmaster of the school
at which the applicant is being
or has being taught, or
(b) the Administrator or Com-
missioner of the Presidency con-
cerned,
by the 5th April, 1955.
Application forms should be
obtained from the office of adminis-
tration of the Presidency in which
the applicant resides.


3. The successful candidate will
be required to sign an undertaking to
serve for three years in the Leeward
Islands upon the successful comple-
tion of his course of study if offered
suitable employment.

The Secretariat,
Antigua,
4th March, 1955.
28/00199.

Aid to Pioneer Industries
Ordinance, 1950.
In pursuance of the requirements
of section 3 (2) (a) of the Aid to
Pioneer Industries Ordinance, 1950,
it is hereby notified for general
information that the Governor in
Council proposes to make the under-
mentioned Order under section 3 (1)
of the said Ordinance.
2. Any person who objects to the
making of such Order shall give
notice in writing of his objection and
of the grounds on which he relies in
support thereof to the Clerk of the
Executive Council on or before the
13th day of April, 1955.
J. L. ROBINSON,
Clerk of the Executive Council.
THE AID TO PIONEER INDUSTRIES
(MANUFACTURE OF PAINT) ORDER,
1955, DATED MADE BY
THE GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL UNDER
SECTION 3 (1) OF THE AID TO
PIONEER INDUSTRIES ORDINANCE,
1950 (No. 9 OF 1950).

ORDER IN COUNCIL.
1. Citation. This Order may be
cited as the Aid to Pioneer Industries
(Manufacture of Paint) Order, 1955.

2. Manufacture of Paint de-
clared a Pioneer Industry. The
manufacture of paint is hereby de-
clared to be a pioneer industry for
the purposes of the Aid to Pioneer
Industries Ordinance, 1950, and the
following product is hereby declared
to be a pioneer product for the said
purposes:-
Paint.
Made by the Governor in Council
this day of 1955.
Clerk of the Executive Council.
Ref. No. A. 42/67.


THE LEEWAR


G(AZE

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No. 11



No. 11.


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


[10 March, 1955.


Workmen's Comhpensatip Act.
/ -
-'V
The attention of persons in Antigua
employing viorkmen, as defined by
the Workmen's Compensation Act,
1937. is directed to the notice dated
5th February, 1954, published in the
Leeward Islands Gazette on the 18th
February, 1954, whereby such per-
sons are required to render, on or
before the 15th day of February in
every year, to the Labour Commis-
sioner, a correct return in respect of
the preceding calendar year speci-
fying:-

(a) The total number of injuries
to workmen during the year in
respect of which compensation has
be.,n paid;

(b) The number of fatal injuries
included under (a);

(c) The total amount paid in full
settlement of claim for compensa-
tion in respect of non-fatal injuries.

(d) The total amount paid to
dependents in respect of fatal in-
juries;

(e) The number of non-fatal in-
juries which have been classified as
of a permanent nature;

(f) Full details respecting any
payment of compensation being
made on account of temporary dis-
ablement under section 4 (i) (d).

Dated the 26th day of February,
1955.

Administrator.
A. 66/7

GENERAL (OPEN) IMPORT
LICENCE.


No. 1 of 1965.
1. General (Open) Import Licence
No. 2 of 1954 dated the 1st day of
April, 1954, is hereby amended as
follows:-

By the deletion of the words
"Lumber and wood products ex-
cluding furniture rom the Sched-
ule thereto.

2. General (Open) Import Licence
No. 1 of 1954 dated the 1st of April,
1954, is hereby amended as follows:-

By the addition to the Schedule
thereto of the following new item
after item (19)-
"(20) Lumber and wood pro-
ducts ".
Dated this 3rd day of March, 1955.

By Order of the Governor,


40132-III.


C. MoA. STEVENS,
Supply Officer.


Declaration dated February 3,
1955,-made under Section 3
of the Land Acquisition Act,
1944 (No. 11/1944), for the
acquisition of certain land in
the Presidency of Saint Chris-
topher Nevis and Anguilla
required for public purposes.


IT IS HEREBY DECLARED that
the Governor in Council with the
approval of the Legislative Council of
the Presidency of Saint Christopher
Nevis and Anguilla considers that
the land described in the Schedule
hereto, situate in the island of
Anguilla in the said Presidency,
should be acquired for public pur-
poses, namely, for the erection of a
health outpost, in the said Presidency.

SCHEDULE.

An area of approximately L of an
acre situate at South Hill in the
island of Anguilla in the Presidency
of Saint Christophl-r Nevis and
Anguilla, and bounded as follows,
that is to say, on the North and West
by lands of FRANCHE ANN CARTY;
on the South by the public main
road; and on the East by a private
road.

Dated this 3rd day of February,
1955.

L. O'LOUGHLIN,
Clerk of the Council.
Ref. No. 36/00004.


RAINFALL FIGURES.
Central Experiment Station.
Antigua.


1951. 1952. 1953. 1951. i9 5.
Jail. 3.60 3.10 2.55 3.44 2.16
Feb. 1.88 1.60 1.02 2.45 .68
Mar. 5th .15 .7 -- .19
5.63 4.70 4.14 6.89 3.03


Notice of Nomination.
MONTSERRAT.
The Commissioner having issued
his Writ of Election for the election
of a member of the Legislative Coun-
cil for the Central electoral district
the returning officer for the said
district will on the llth day of
March, 1955, now next ensuing
between the hours of ten o'clock in
the forenoon and one o'clock in the
afternoon and between the ours of
two o'clock and four o'clock in the
afternoon at The Police Station,
Salem, proceed to the nomination
of a member for the Central electoral
district.

Dated this 3rd day of March, 1955.

GEORGE HOWSON,
Returning O'fioer
for the Central electoral district.


Notice of Nomination.
MONTSERRAT.
The Commissioner having issued
his Writ of Election for the election
of two members of the Legislative
Council for the Southern electoral
district the returning officer for the
said district will on the llth day of
March, 1955, now next ensuing
between the hours of ten o'clock
in the forenoon and one o'clock in
the afternoon and between the hours
of two o'clock and four o'clock in the
afternoon at The Court House, Ply-
mouth, proceed to the nomination of
two members for the Southern elec-
toral district.

Dated this 3rd day of March, 1955,

P. K. ARTHURTON,

Returning Officer
for the Southern electoral district.


Notice of Nomination.

MONTSERRAT.
The Commissioner having issued
his Writ of Election for the elections
of a member of the LegislatiVe Coun-
cil for the Windward electoral district
the returning officer for the said
district will on the llth d'ay of
March, 1955, now next ensuing
between the hours of ten o'clock in
the forenoon and one o'clock in the
afternoon and between the hours of
two o'clock and four o'clock in the
afternoon at The Police Station,
Harris's. proceed to the nomination
of a member for the Windward
electoral district.

Dated this 3rd day of March, 1955.

R. E. GREENAWAY,

Returning Officer
for the Windward electoral district.


Notice of Nomination.
MONTSERRAT.
The Commissioner having issued
his Writ of Election for the election
of a member of the Legislative Coun-
cil for the Northern electoral district
the returning officer for the said
district will on the llth day of
March, 1955, now next ensuing
between the hours of ten o'clock in
the forenoon and one o'clock in the
afternoon and between the hours of
two o'clock and four o'clock in the
afternoon at The St. John's Schoel,
proceed to the nomination of a
member for the Northern electoral
district.

Dated this 3rd day of March, 1955.

JolN R. DANItL,
Returning Officer
for the Northern electoral district.
Ref. No. 18100028.








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Austriaii Consular Represen-
tation.
It is notified for general informa-
tion that, pending the issue of Her
Majesty's Exequatur, Mr. RICHARD
KAHN has been accorded provisional
recognition as Honorary Consul of
Austria at Kingston, Jamaica, with
jurisdiction including the Bahamas,
Barbados, Jamaica, the Leeward Is-
lands, the Windward Islands and
Trinidad and Tobago.
The Secretariat,
Antigua.
23rd Febr vry, 1955.
Ref. No. 19/00009.

With reference to the Declaration
dated the 26th day of October, 1954
(S. R. & 0. 1954, No. 30) regarding the
acquisition for public purposes of
certain lands forming part of Five
Islands Estate as set out in the
Schedule to the said Declaration:
IT IS HEREBY notified for general
information that the said lands which
comprise portions of the several
estates commonly known as Five
Islands Estate have now been demar-
cated by actual survey and a notice
of acquisition in respect of the said
lands has been issued in accordance
with the oroevisions of section 7 of the
Act. The area and boundaries of the
same are as hl-reunder:
ALL THOSE portions of lands
forming part of Five Islands, Gambles
(Five Islands) and Galley Bay com-
monly called Five islands Estate
situate in the Parish of St. John in
the Island of Antigna containing by
admeasurement 129.309 acres and
bounded as follows:-
On the North by Galley Hay and
Ganibles (Five Islanls);
On the East by Five Isladls;
On the South by Galley Bay and
the Village of Five Islands and
On the West by Galley Bay.

Dated this 2nd (lay of March, 1954.

HENRY J ELWIN,
Authorized Officer.


TRAFFIC NOTICE.


The Vehicles and Road 7Tr'alw
Ordinance, 1946.


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

Until further notice, the lighting
of vehicles shall be from 6.30 p.m. to
5.45 a.m.


Dated
1955.


360000oooo4


this 24th day of February,

E. M. V. JAMBS, Lt. Col.
Traffic Commissioner.


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


VIRGIN ISLANDS CIRCUIT.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that in pursuance of Rules made by
the Chief Justice under Section 16 of
the Windward Islands and Leeward
Islands (Courts) Order in Council,
1939, and duly approved as therein
provided on the 16th day of Octo-
ber, A.D. 1941, The Honourable
Puisne Judge selected for the sit-
ting of the Court has appointed the
day of the month on which the en-
suing Circuit Court shall sit as fol-
lows, that is to say:-

The Virgin Islands Circuit on
Friday the 1st day of April, 1955,
at 10 o'clock in the forenoon.

Dated the 24th day of February,
1955.

O. M. BROWNE,
Chief Registrar.


Post of Estimator and Chief
Draughtsman, Public Works
Department, St. Vin c ent,
B.W.I.


Applications are invited from suit-
ably qualified candidates for the post
of Estimator and Chief Draughtsman,
Public Works Department, St. Vin-
cent.

2. The post, which is non-pen-
sionable, carries a salary scale of
$2592 per annum rising by annual
increments of $96 to $3168 per
annum and the point in this scale at
which a suitable candidate will be
appointed will depend on his qualifi-
cations and experience. Considera-
tion is being given to making the
post pensionable. Quarters are not
provided. Free passages for the
successful candidate and his wife and
family will hb provided on appoint-
ment. A Transport Allowance of
$732.00 per annum is payable if the
appointee maintains a motor car for
official travelling.
3. Candidates must have had a
secondary education with a sound
knowledge of Mathematics and En-
glish. They should also have a
minimum of two years experience as
Estimator-Draughtsman, and an ag-
gregate of not less than 3 years in
other phases of Public Works such as
Building Construction, Land Survey-
ing and Land Drainage.
4. The successful candidate will
be required to prepare estimates of
cost and materials from drawings,
and to maintain statistical records of
Construction Unit Costs for work
operations performed by the Depart-
ment.
5. Applications should be address-
ed to the Superintendent of Public
Works, Kingstown, .St. Vincent,
B.W.I.. and should reach hlit not
later than 10th Martch, 1955.

Government Office,
Saint Vincent,
12th February, 1955.
Ref. No. 13/00286.


10 March, 1955.]







5) THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. [10 March, 1955..

ANTIGUA.

Control of Imports and Exports
Notice No. 1 of 1955
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 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 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 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 May, June and July, 1955 at a monthly rate of 5,000 half-bags of 100 lbs. each.
4. Tenders should be in sealed envelopes 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
31st March, 1955.
5. Government does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender.

Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
26th February, 1955.
Ref. No. A. 40118.











ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by E. M. BLACKMAN,
Government Printer.-By Authority,
1965.
[Price 71 cents]








No. 20 of 1954. General Local Loan ANTIGUA.
(Amendment)

[L.S.]
I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
24th Febrnury, 1955.


[24th Febliamry, 1955.]




A NTI IGUA.

No. 20 of 1954.

An Ordinance to amend the General Local Loan
Ordinaii-e. 1951.

ENACTE'D hb the Legislature of Antigua
as follows:-
1. This ordinance e imay be cited as the Short title.
(General Local Loan (Amnenldment) Ordinance, 9/19"'
1954, and shall be read as one with the General
Local Loan Ordinance, 1951, hereinafter called
the Principal Ordinance.

2. Section 14- of the Principal Ordinance Amendment
is hereby amended by the substitution of the f action 14
of Principal
words place at interest or invest for the word Ordinance.
Sinvest appearing in the sixth and tenth lines
thereof.

ALEC LOVELACE,
President.

Passed the Legislative Council the 22nd
day of December, 1954.

J. L. ROBINSON,
( 'Cler of th(, Council.
ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLACKMAN. Government Printer.-By Authority.
195P5.


-480-3.55.


Price 3 cents.








No. 21 of 1954. Cattle Trepass ANTIGUA.
(Ame ndment).

[L.S.]
I ASSENT.
K. W. BLACKBURNIN
Governor.
24th February, 1955.

[24th February, 1955]





ANTIGITA.

No. 21 of 1954.

An Ordinance to amend further the Cattle
Trespass Ordinance, 1910.
ENACTED by the Legislature of Antigua
as follows:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the short title.
Cattle Trespass (Amendment) Ordinance, 1954 2011927
and shall be read as one with the Cattle Tres- 6,/i2
pass Ordinance, 1910, as amended, hereinafter
called the Principal Ordinance.
2. Section 2 of the Principal Ordinance is Amendment
of section 2 of
hereby amended by- Principal
Ordinance.
(a) renumbering the section as subsec-
tion (1) thereof; and
(h) the addition of the following as
subsection (2) thereof-
"(2) For the purposes of section 12 and
section 15 of this Ordinance any
reference in those sections to an
authorisedd person shall be con-
strued to mean a person authorised
by the proprietor, possessor or per-
son in charge of any plantation,
estate or other- land generally or
specially to do any act or thing
which the ,proprietor, possessor or








AN'tLGUA 2 Cattle Trsespas No. 21 of 1954.
(Amendment).

person in charge of such plantation,
estate or oth(-r lii:(1 is empowered ir
do under this Ordinance:
Provided that in the ca:(s of a
Government Land Settlement ,uch
reference shall be deemed to include
the Instructor or other government.
officer in charge of the Laind Settle-
ment and every person acting by the
order of such Instructor or other
government officer in charge of the
Land Settlement."

Amendment 8. Subsection (1) of section 12 of the
of section 12
of Principal Principal Ordinance is hereby amended by the
Ordinance. insertion immediately before the w rd to"'
appearing in the third line thereof of ihe words
and stop "or any authorized person."
Amendment 4. Section 15 of the Principal Ordinance
of section 15
of Principal is hereby amended by the insertion immediately
ordinance. after the word "land appearioig iii d,. third liie
thereof of a comma followed i)\ the words and
stop "or any authorised person."


ALEc LOVELA'K,
President.

Passed the Legislative Council the 22nd
day of December, 1954.

J. L. HllINSON,
Clerk oi' the Council.







ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Goverinernt Printiin Oilic.., Lhewari Isliis,.
by E. M. BLIACKxnAx. Giovernnpnt Printer,-P'y .\rtlhri';
00 5 P55. 4
500--31.55. Price, I 'n ,to.







No. 22 of 195- Vehi, le. and Road Trailic ANTIGrA.
(Ametndment).

[L.S.]
I ASSENT,
K. \V. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
28th February, 1955.


[28th February, 1955]



ANT I GUA.

No. 22 of 1954.

An Ordinance to amend further the Vehicles itnd
lRoad Traffic Ordinance, 19,6.
ENACTED by the Legislature of Antigua as
follows:--
1. This Ordinance may I'e cited as the Short title.
Vehicles and Road Traffic (Amendment) Ordinance,
1954, and shall be read as one with the Vehicles
and Road Traffic Ordinance, 1946 as amended, 5/I196.
hereinafter called the Principal Ordinance. 111n94s.
2. Section 2 of the Principal Ordinance is Amendment
hereby amended us follows:- f etion2 of
pal Ordi-
nance.
(a) by the insertion between the defini-
tions of "driver" and "maximum gross
weight of the following definition:-
S" highway code means the directions
and amendments thereto prepared
by the Minister of Transport under
section 45 of the Road Traffic Act,
1930 (20 & 21 Geo. 5 c. 43);";
(b) by the insertion between the defini-
tions of owner and parking place of the
following definition:-
"a prk" or parking" means to
permit a vehicle, whether occupied








ANT'IUA. 2 Vehclrs atid /:iad tracll No. 22 of 1951.
(Amendment).
or not, to stand upon a road other-
wise than temporarily for the
immediate purpose of and while
actually engaged in loading or
unloadii-' goods, or the taking ulp or
setting down of passengers, or in
obedience to traffic regulations or
traffic signs, or the directions of
i, police officer;" ;

(c) by the insertion between the defini-
tions of traffic and Traffic (.ConIsisioier "
of the following d(finition:-
"traffic sign" includes all signals
warning sign-posts, direction posts,
signs, lines, marks, or other devices
for the guidance of persons using
roads;" ;
(d) by the substitution of the following
definition for the definition of Traffic Com-
missioner ":-
"Traffic Commissioner" means the
Commissioner of Police or such
other person as may be. appointed
as such under section 4 of this
Ordinance; "
Amendment 3. Subsection (1) of section 3 of the Princi-
te Principal al Ordinaime is herehy ai:und( d by the substitution
Ordinance. of the words "Colonial Engineer for the words
Superintendent of Public \\orks" appearing
therein.
Amendment 4. Subsection (2)) of section 11 of the
of section Principal Ordinance is hereby amended as follows:--
pal Ordi-
nance.
(a) by the substitution of a comma
followed by the word "or" for the colon
appearing at the end of paragraph (r); and

(b) by the insertion immediately there-
after of the following paragraph ((d):-
(d) which is the property of a
Consular (Oficer or employee of the
United States of America, who is








No. 22 of 1954. ei',les and RI',, d Tra5ffi 3 ANTIGUA.
(Amendment).

(i) not a British subject,
(ii) not engaged in private occupation
for gain in the Presidency, and

(ii) a permanent employee of the
United States of America or,
if not a permanent employee
thereof was not resident in the
Presidency at the commence-
mient of his employment in the
Consulate of the United States
of A merica,
and which is used by him for his official
or personal duties; "
5. Section 12 of the Principal Ordinance is Auendmient
hereby amended as follows:- of section 12
of the
Principal
Ordinance.
(a) by the insertion of the word
registered between the words the" and
"owner" appearing in the fourth line of
subsection (2);
(b) by the ienumbering of subsection (3)
as subsection (4) thereof; and
(c) by the insertion of the following
subsection as subsection (3) thereof:-
"(3) The registered owner or the
now owner, a:s the case mnay be, who
Sntravenies any of the provisions of the
for-going sibsectioi ~ shall be guilty of
;:i offence "

6. 1 he follow mine susection.- are hereby Amendmment
sub:-nttutd tl.r iihbsectionn (2) and (3) of section f s.on27
27 of the Princiiaii (rdinm;ce-- Proiral
Ordinance.

(2) Vr the purpose of learning to
drive, a person (ii this section referred to a-
a learier ") may, though he does not hold
a drive her's licence, drive a motor vehicle on
a road if he holds a written permission to do
so (in this section referred to as a lei!rncr's
permit") granted hv the Licen.ing Offticer:







ANTrITA. 4 TVi;les andd Road afTfic No. 22 of 1954.
(Amendment).
Provided that if a learner infringes
or fails to comply with any condition or
restriction specified in the learj.r' s permit
while learning to drive on a road, he shall be
liable to the penalty prescribed in subsection
(1) of this section as if no learner's permit had
been issued to him, and the said permit shall,
on his conviction, be cancelled.
(3) When granting a learner's permit
for the purpose mentioned in subsection (2)
of this section, the Licensing officer may
impose such conditions and restrictions as he
may deem necessary for the safety of the
public and shall, without prejudice to the
generality of the foregoing words, specify-
(a) that the learner shall drive
upon such roads and at such times as
may be mentioned in the permit; and
(b) that the learner shall not use a
public service vehicle carrying passengers
for the purpose of learning to drive;
(,-) that when learning to drive
a motor vehicle (other than a motor
cycle) the learner shall have sitting next
to him for the purpose of instructing
him, a licensed driver and
(d) the motor vehicle shall carry
such identification marks 'as may be
specified in the permit:
Provided that a learner may appeal
to the Board against the refusal of thl
Licensing Officer to grant himi a learner's
permit or against any condition or
restriction imposed by the Licensing
officerr ani', on such appeal being made,
the Board may make such order as they
deem just and such order shall be final
and conclusive.
(4) A learner and the person accompany-
ing him for the purpose of instruction,, mhall
each he liable for any offence committed







No. 22 of 1954. V(cl,7u-sn and Road Tra'ff 5 A'TI(TUA\.
(Amendment)
against any of the provisions of this Ordinance
during the course of such instruction."
7. Subsection (1) of section 33 of the .\i,,dnclment
Principal Ordinance is herelby amended by tin: of ctiou as:
substitution of Ithe' wo rds "seven teen years for Principal
the words eighteen years uppearing in paragraph o(rlL en.'
(c) thereof.

8. Section 50 of the Principal ordinancee is Amendment
of section 5o
hereby amended as follows:- of the
Principal
Ordinance.
(a) by the deletion from subsection (1)
of the words on a particular class of road "
and the substirntion therelor of the following
words "on a road or any portion thereof
within the limits of the (itv of Saint John
or which is declared to be within a speed
limit area in the manner hereinafter provided,
or otherwise than as specified in the said
Schedule" ;

(b) by the reinumbering of subsection
(4;A) :as subsection (5) and by the addition
thereafter of the following subsections num-
bered (6) and (7):--

(6) The (Governor-ini-Council may by
order published in the (;aze/tt: and in
one( Or more newspale's cireilllating iI
the Presidency, declare any' road or
portion thereof to be. within a speed
limit are'i:
Provide, that pl inr t.o the p)ulblicatioi
of such order ihi.- Traffi C,( iinmrissioner
shall erect or ;ise ti h. 'i, 'rvcled, both at
the commenlc(emet-t a:i ; t Tifw termiiation
of suc(i ailetIl, trt'iffic >i'is indicati jg' the
limits of such area anl the maximum
speed fixed in relation thereto:
Provided further that an order
under this subsection shldl be of no effect
unhie,-s awir uniil ai h bettii approved! by
the Legislative Council.







A NT C 6 Vethicv. and u ( d Tr1 i'O No 22 oF 1954.
(Amendment)

(7) Any person who-
(a) drives a motor vehic on
a road exceeding a speed limit
imposed by or under this section; or
(b) is guilty of an offence under
subsection (3) of this section,
shall be liable on sununary conviction to
a penalty not exceeding one hundred and
twenty dollars or to imprisonment with
or without hard labour for a termn not
exceeding four months and in addition,
in the case of a second or subsequent
conviction to be disqualified for holding
or obtaining a" driver's licence for such
period as the Court shall think it. "
Amendment 9. Section (J6 ,t lihe Principal Ordinance
of eetion 69
ofth, is herely aimendeid )\ the suhistititiution for the
Principal filSt four lines thereof of the following:-
Ordinance.
The Governor in Council may, from
time to time for the purpose of giving effect
to any con)vetion for facilitating the interna-
tional circulation of motor vehicles, by order
pro'ide- "
nsertion of 10. The Prinlcipal Ordiiince is hereby
ilnow soctiong
in I;he anmetlled by the ins,,rr.ion t rein, immediately
I'rincipal after section 74 of the followii g sections as section
Ordinance.
75 and section 75A resspectivelv:-

rraffie sins. 75. (1) The Traffic Coinurni ),ioler may
cause ,r permit traffic signs to be placed on
or near any road awd mav anuthorise the
retention of ainv- ',tffic signs erected prior to
the passing of the Vehicles and Road Traffic
( Amendennt) Ordinance, 1954.

(2) Traffic Signs ereeted or authorized
under sulbsection (1) of tdins section may be
signs for any of the folloXwing purposes:

(a) to regulate the movement of
traffic;

i: iatc he route to be
followed by traffic;








No. 22 of 1954. vehicles and lonad Tra(fic 7 ANTIGUA.
(Amendment)

(c) to restrict or prohibit the use of
any part of any road by traffic;
(d) to prohi-bit the driving ofi any
vehicle o'n aiv road otherwi-e thin in
a certain direction;
(e) to restrict or prohibit the parking
of vehicles in any area or on mny part of
any road;
( f) to restrict or pr,,hibit tempora-
rily the use iof any road (r any part, of
any road by vehicles whenever it appears
to the Traffic Commissioner to be
necessary;
(!/) to warn users of the road of the
need for special caution;
(h) to give notice of dangerous
places
(i) to indicate the limits of a speed
limit area and the maximum speed fixed
in relation thereto;

( j) to notify users of the road of
any prohibitions or restrictions which
have been imposed by this Ordinance or
by any regulations or orders made
thereunder:
(k) to convey information to users
of the road.

(3) Traftic signs shall be of the kinds
and of the descriptions prescribed by the
Traffic Commissioner by regulation.

(4) Every traffic sign placed on or near
any road. which is of 'a kind and of the
description prescribed by the Traffic Com-
missioner by regulation and every traffic sign
bein_ a sign for regulating by inmens of liuOht
signals the movement of traffic shall Ie (ieeniedl
to have been lawfully so placed or authorized
Iv the Traffic (ColMunissioner, unless the
contrary is proved.








I\ T.i'nUjA. 8 lVeiclce, aud Road Traffic No. 22 of 195f.
(Amemu/ilent)
(5) Regulations which prescribe the
kinds and descriptions of traffic signs may
prescribe that any sign or words or symbol
or design or any colored light or other
feature of any sign shall be interpreted as
giving a particular indication and may
prescribe and explain the action required to
comply with such indication.
(6) Regulations with reference to traffic
signs may provide for the exemption of any
particular class of vehicles from the obligation
of complying with the indication given by
any particular kind of traffic signs and the
conditions of such exemption.
(7) Subject to the provisions of sub-
section (6) of section 9 of this Ordinance, the
area or road or portion of a road to which
a traffic sign applies may be defined when the
indication given by the sign is sufficiently
clear from the sign itself as being in a form
commonly understood by drivers or others to
whom it is directed or when the indication
of the portion of the road to which a traffic
sign is to apply is given bv the erection of
signs at each end of the portion of the road:
Provided that in the case of any sign
prohibiting the passage of vehicles on any
road, signs shall he erected at each end of
the road or portion of the road to which
the prohibition is to apply and at such
other points as the Traffic Commissioner
may 'determine.
(8) A traffic sign may refer to specific
classes of traffic but shall be held to refer to
vehicular traffic generally in the absence
of any special indication in the sign or
provisions in a regulation with reference
to such sign.
(9) Any regulation which prescribes
the kind and the description of traffic signs
intended for any of the purposes set out in
paragraphs (a) to ( ') inclusive and (i) of
subsection ({) of this section may provide








No. 22 of 1954. vehicless and lRo (Amendment).

that failure to conform with the indication
given by the sign shall constitute an offence
and in such case the order of prohibition
indicated by any such sign shall have effect
as if contained in a regila tion under this
ordinance, and any person driving or
propelling any vehicle who fails to conform
with the indication ,'iven Iyv any sign of
that kind or description which has been
lav fully placed on iny road or the retention
of which has li'en authorized Iyv the
Tratfic Commissiouner shall be guilty o' an
offence.
(10) Regulations made by the Traffic
Commissioner under this section shall be
of no fozce or effect until approved by the
Governor in (Council and shall come into
operation as from the date of the publica-
tion thereof in the (Ga'tte or from such
later date as may be specified in such
regulations.

75A. (1) Any person who- Unlawful
erection or
(a) shall, without the permission removal of or
interference
of the Traffic C(omminissioner, erect or with traffic
cause to be erected any traffic sign on "'sis.
or near any road, or

(b) shall injure, deface, remove or
in any manner interfere with any
traffic sign lawfully placed on or near
any road,
shall he guilty of an offence.
(2) The Traffic commissionerer may, by
notice in writing require the owner or
occupier of any landi on which there is any
traffic sitv or any object which so closely
resembles a traltic sign that it might
reasonable be taken to be such a sign to
remove it, and if anly such person fails to
comply with such notice. the Traffic
(omn iissio-ner may himself ellect or authorise
the removal, doing a- little damage as nim.i







:ANTIIA,. 10 1Tehicles and PRoa. Traffic No. 22 of 1951.
(Amendment).
he, and may recover in a court of competent
jurisdiction as a civil debt from the person
so in default the expense incurred by him
in so doing.
insertion of (11) The Principal Ordinance is hereby
nAw section .
in Principal amended by the insertion, between sections
Ordinance. 77 and 78 of the following section numbered
as section 77A:-
Highway 77A(i) Tt shall be the duty of
(Code.
persons using the road to acquaint
themselves with and observe the direc-
tions contained in the highway code.
(2) The Traffic Commissioner shall
cause the highway code to be issued
to the public at a price to be fixed
by the Governor in Couucil.

(3) A failure on the part of any
part of any person to observe any provi-
sion of the highway code shall not of
itself render that person liable to crimi-
nal proceedings under this Ordinance,
but such failure many in ;my such proceed-
ings he relied upon by iny party to the
proceedings as tending to establish or to
negative any liability which is in question
in those proceedings."
Arnmndmont 12. Section 77 of the Principal Ordinance
of section 77 is hereby aint ,ded bv thie deletioln of the words
of the .
Principle : 1and the erection, oF t I'Hfic sirins oIii (other notices"
Ordinance. appearing in subpiragrapli (/ ) of pa.raura p (1)
thereof.

Substitution 18. The following section is hereby substi-
ofection 7' tited for section 79 f t':hl Pri ncipal Ordinance-
Principal
Ordinance.
"Genera] 79. Any person guilty of an offence
enly under this Ordinance for which no penalty
is expressly provided shall be liable on sum-
m:ry conviction to a penalty not exceeding
one hundred ani twenty dollars or to a term
of imprisonment not exceeding six months."








No. 22 of 1954. hicle and Rd Tirafi 11 ANTIG'tA.
(Amendment)
14. The following Schedule is substituted slnbtition
for the Second Schedule to the Principil Ordi- fSchedle
nlance-- to Principal
Ord finance.
"THE SECOND SCHEDULE

LIMITS OF SPEED
(SECTION 50)

.11 1 o iioi Speed
fil,*; per hour
1. On any road within the limits
of the City of Saint John,
or within a speed limit
areal-
(a) motor omnibuses and
motor lorries ... 15
(b) tractors, with or
without trailer 15
(c) other motor vehicles 20
2. On all roads in the Presidency
other than those specified in
paragraph 1 of this Sched-
ule-
(a) motor omnibuses and
motor lorries ... 25
(b) tractors, with or
without trailer ... 20
(c) other motor vehi-
cles ... 40
15. The amendments specified in the second Minor and
column of the Schedule ro this Ordinance (which ens amend-
relate to consequential and minor matters) shall be nients.
made in the sections of the Principal Ordinance
specified in the first column of the said Schedule.


ALEC LOVELACE,
President.

Passed the Legislative Council the 22nd day
of December, 1954.

J. L. RoBINSON,
Clerk of the Council.








INI IGUA. 12 F'hiicls and .I/,'-ad Trulf'-
(Amendnient)


No. 22 of 1 K.i-1


SC HEDULI;.


Section.


13(1)






18(1)(a)

36


41


50(J)


500--3.55.


A amendment.


There shall be inserted the words he
guilty of an offence and between the
words "shall and "on" appearing ir;
line 26 and the words thereof shall "
between the words to conviction and
be" appearing in line 27

The words "or trailer shall be deleted.

Th, words "and section 33A shall be
inserted after the figure 33 "

The following sentence shall be inserted at
the end of the section

"Any person who acts in contravention of
the provisions of this section shall be
guilty of aa offence."

The following sentence shall be inserted at
the end of the subsection:


Any person who acts in contravention of
the provisions of this subsection shall be
guilty of an offence."











ANTI UA.
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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT.

STATUTORY RULES ANkD OIRDEliS.
1955, No. 10.

ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR DATED MARCH 3, 1955 UNDER
ARTICLE 13 OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS LETTERS PATENT
1953 DECLARING THAT THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF TIHE
PRESIDENCY OF MONTSERRAT ESTABLISHED BY THE
LETTir.i~ PATENT DATED THE 17TH DAY OF NOVEMBER,
1936, AS AMENI'E1, -SHALL CEASE TO EXIST.

1. CITATION. This Order may be cited as the Mont-
serrat Executive Council (Cessation) Order, 1955.
2. D)A'TE OF CESSATION OF EXISTENCE OF EXECUTIVE
(ouNCIl From the 14th day of March, 1955 the Executive
Council in the Presidency of Montserrat established under
the following Letters Patent, that. is to Lctters Patent passed under the Great Seal of the
Real constitution the Office of Governor and Com-
mander in Chief of the Leeward Islands and daled the
seventeen I h day of Novemlbe, 1986
Letters Patent p;ased under the Great Seal of tihe
Realm dated the twenty-eighth day of Iecember, 1939,
amending the aforesaid Letters Platent of the seven-
teenth day of Novemiher, IiY3(i.
Letters Patent pissed under the Great Seal of the
Realm dated the twelf'th day of JInly. 1943, amending
the aforesaid Letters lPatent of the seventeenth day of
November, 1936.
Letters Patent passed under the Great Seal of the
Realm dated the fifteenth day of January, 1951,
amending the aforesaid Letters Pateint of the seven-
teenth day of November, 1936,
shall cease to be the Executive Council of the said Presi-
dency.
Dated this 3rd day of March, 1955.
K. \. tBLACKBUINE,

ANTI(UA.
Printed at the Govrrniment Irintinf Otlice. Leewmnr Islands.
by E. M. BLACKMAN Government Printer.-By Authority.
1955.


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LEEWARD ISLANDS.

GENERAL GOVERNMENT.


STAT'UTORlY RULES AND ) OH~EI S.
1955, No. 11.


POST OFFICE
SAINT CHRISTOPHER NEVIS AND ANGUILLA POSTAL
SERVICE.


THE SAINT CHRISTOPHER NEVIS AND ANtGUJILLA POS'rAL, SERVICE
RiULES AND I' EliGULATIOX.N:, 1955 ) DAT"I: 1 MAi w'l 5, 19,55,
MADE BY THll' (-_OVERoNUK IN (Cul.NCIL UNI)i ''[-TI FOT OFFlICE
ACT (CAP 123).


1. CTTATION AND AiPPICIATION. These Rlnles ,nd Rceiilntions
ma;y be cited as the Saint Christopher Nevis :ii. AngH il a Postal
Service Rules and Regulations, 1955, and shall apply only to the
Presidency of Saint Christopher Nevis and Anguilla.
2. INTERPRETA'TIN. In these Rules and Regulations, unless the
context requires otherwise--
Administrator means the person for the time being filling the
office of Administr ator of the Presidency;
letters includes post-cards, and other articles when despatched
by letter post;
"master" means the person having command or charge of a
ship;
"other articles" means commercial papers, printed papers of
every kind including articles impressed in relief for the use
of the blind, samples of merchandise atnd small packets;
"parcels means postal packets sent by parcel post;
port includes airport;
"postal packet" includes letters and other articles as above
defined;









"Postmaster" means the person for the time being filling the
office of Postmrnaser of the P'ret-idr-nev:
"Presidency means the Presidency of Saint Christopher Nevis
and Anguilla;
ship means any schooner, sloop, ioar, motor vessel, steam-
ship or other floating craft and includes any description of
aircraft.

3. PoST OFFICE SITT-DI)VTsIONS. Tho Post officess in the
Presidency, or to b, established hereafter, shaii be divided into three
groups, namely, General Post Offices, Branch Post Office- and Sub-Post
Offices.
4. GRNTRAL, POST OFFICES. The' head Post (Office in the town
of Basseterre shall be the General Post Office for the Presidence and all
other Post Offices in the Presidency shall be managed aind controlled
thereunder.
5. BRANCH AND SUB-POST OFFICES. The remaining Post
Offices (other than the General Post Office) in the Presidency shall be
Branch Post Offices or Sui)-l'ost Offices respectively as specified in
Schedule A hereto.

6. CONTROL BY G(ENE\LU POST OFFICE. Sub-Post Offices shall
be managed and controdlld under the (Generai Post Of)tie either directly
or through a Branch Post Office as specified in Schedule A hereto.

7. BRA'NCH1 PnSTMAS'TERn. 't1 persons in charge of Branch
Post Offices slhall be styled Branch Postmasters, and they shall render
such accounts and returns as the Postmaster may require.

8. SuB- POi'TMrASTEHS. I he perR ns in charge of Sub-Post
Offices shall be styled Sub-Postmasters, and they shall render such
accounts and returns as the Postmaster orl Branch Postmaster rmay
require.
9. NAMES OF POST OFFICES. The desi:n;ations contained in
Schedule A hereto shall be the official names of the seven Post Offies
and shall bei used in all postmarks and for all purposes subject as
hereinafter provided in respect of Money Order Offices.

10. MONEY ORDER OFFICEs. The Post Offices the names of
which are printed in capital letters in Schedule A hereto are Money
Order Offices. These Offices shall be described in the headings of
Money Order Forms with the name of the Presideucy first in the
manner set out in Schedule bI hereto.










11. HoUils OF BUSINESs -WEEK DAYs (1) (a') The Post Offices
of the Presidency shall be opened to the public from S a.m. to 3.30 p.m
on Monday, Tuesday, W, nesdaysv, Fridays and qnturdays, and from
8.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. on 'hursdays.
(b) C.O).D., M\oney Order, Postal Order and Parcel Post business
shall be conducted from 9 a.m. to 12 noon ;Lnd 1.00 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
on Mondays, Tue.sdays, Wednesdays, Fridays atnd Saturdays, and from
9 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. on Thursdayts:
Provided th::t whenever the arrival at the Presidency or the
departure therefrom : hours of hiisintiss ti,- tn;erial Po-t, O(lice :oid! :,i!\, Branch Post Office of
the Pre'ide c\ ii!:i\ rcmiiiii o (i or the re.',.ip) ;ind i {elivery ov f mails,
for the d1( path iif i 11:ils :ind fIor tihe tranis:action of such other business
as the Administrator Inay thi k necessary and expldient, for such time
and drtin,_ such hours as he may direct.
(2) SuIND\ Ys ADn HIiDAYS. \Whelever the arrival at the
Presidency or the departure iherefromn of any ship with mails falls on a
Sunday or public holiday, iihe exigencies of the postal service require
that business be tra:nacted in ti, Presidency on a Sunday or a public
holiday, the (eeral Post (Ofice and any Br:anlh Post Office of the
Presidency mavy be opened i,, that day for tihe receipt and delivery of
mails, for the despatch of mails and for the transaction of such other
business as the Administrator lmay think necessary and expedient, for
such time and during such hours as he tmay direct.
12. AmT MIAHi POSTAGE. (1) The rates of postage on postal
pickets transmitted by air shall be as prescribed in Schedule C hereto.
(2) Postal pack-ets to be forwarded by air shall be marked By
Air Mail or Par Avion at the top left-band corner on the address
side.
(3) The postage shall be fully prepaid. If at least 75% of the air
surcharge is prepaid, the postal packet will be taxed with an amount
equivalent to double the deficiency and forwarded by air mail but if at
least 75% of the air surcharge is not prepaid, the postal packet will be
forwarded by surface means.
13. SURFACE MAIL POSTAGE. The prepaid rates of postage on
postal packets (other than parcels) and the special rate of postage in
respect of insured boxes intended for transmission from the Presidency
by surface mail shall be a,; set forth in Schedule 1) hereto.
14. MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES. Thie clnrges to be made for the
miscellaneous services enumerated in Schedule E hereto sbhll be at the
rates set forth in the said Schedule.









15. AlFIXING ()P ST'A s. Stamps in pr iv,',en t nf postaL or
other chiargea upp any postal articles :.!i:11 I ,iTii upon the tface of
such article in the top riiIt-Ih tnd corner thli',r a. a l ii shall not be
obligatory upon the Postal Departmen t to lakt: iotic: of any stamps
which are affixed elsewhere.

16. POSTAL STATIONEiY. (1) Po.tcards s;ii:,il be sold at a price
to be fixed by the Postraster in addition to the postage value
represented by the stamp imlprsse;d thereon.
(2) flegistration envell,es impressed with a six cents stanmp
shall be stocked by Postnaisters in the following sizes viz:-
Size F (about 5-; x 3j inches)
Size ( (about (; x ::3 inches)
Size H2 (about 9 x 4 inches)
Size K (about 11i, x (i inches)
They shall be sold at the following prices:-
Size F 7 cents each
Size ( S cents each
Size 112 8 cents each
Size K 10 cents each
(3) Postal envelopes (other than registered envelopes) shall be
sold at a price to be fixed yv the Post master in atldition to the
postage value represented by the stam p impressed thereon.
(4) Air letter forms shall be sold at the postage value repre-
sented by the stamp impressed thereon.
(5) Embossed printed or impressed postage stamps cut out of
postal envelopes or postcards issued ).b t.hi post offices of the
Presidency may be used as adhesive stamps in payment of postage
charges provided they are not imperfect, mutilated or defaced in
any way. Stamps indicating the payment of registration fee may
be used only for registered correspondence.

17. Hn'rI-P1n POSTCA ri. Reply-paid postlcards shall not be
issued in the I'residentli The reply halves of reply-paid postcards
issued by other I'ostal Administrations shall he accepted subject to
the regulations of the i-niversal Postal I i ion.

18. tFRPLY CouPOs, Reply Coupons shall not be issued in
the Presidency. Reply Coupons issued in other countries of the
Universal Postal unionn shall be exchangeable at any Money Order
Office in the P'residency for stamps valued as follows:-








International Coupns ... Sc.
British Empire Imperial Coupons ... 5c.
19. RECALL,, DUEKTNTION Ol DIVIRSIO. OF POSTAL PACKETS.
(1) No letter, parcel or other postal packet, once it has been posted
in a Post, Office receptacle or handed to an\' officer of the Post, ()lice
in the course of his duty. shall he taken out of the post.
(2) No letter, parcel or other postal packet shall be detained or
delayed even if a request to that effect appears on the cover thereof.
(3) Letters, parcels or other postal packets shall ie forwarded to
their addresses and cannot i'. diverted to any other address at the
request of the sender.
(4) Applications to enclose articles inadvertently omitted from
a postal packet shall not be entertained.
(5) No search shall be made for a letter, postcard, printed paper
packet or sample packet, on which postage has not been fully prepaid.
20. (.OVERNMENT LETTERS. (1) governmentt letters, if duly
franked. may be received tustamped.
(2) Government letters from the Governor of the Leeward
Islands or the Administrator are to be received irrespective of the
ordinary hours.
(3) The following persons shall bo entitled to frank Govern-
ment letters which are intended to le transmitted from the
Presidency:-
(i) Members of the Executive Council (when the said
letters are addressed to the (Governer of the Leeward
islandss or the coloniall Secretary).
(ii) Hleads of Government Departments.
(4) The following persons shall he entitled to frank G(overnment
letters which are to he transmitted wi.tlii tIhe I residency:---
(i) Miembl!ern of thi EKxecut.iv ( council (ilheni the said.
letters are addressed to the Admin iistratlor or the Clerk
of the Council).
(ii) Heads of G;overnment Departments.
ii"i) G government officers who are not Heads of !)epartments
-bt w ar .'.: :&l!t.o'r1ed to frank the .(id letters i,
their H --d of l)epartment with the approval of the
Administrator.









(5) Government letters from certain Government Departments
approved by the Administrator may be fvranke i !y Ikv:n:s of a r'ubiier
stamp, subject to the letters being initialled by somie pe),.S) employ ed in
the Department who is entitled to frank (.), ernient leite rs.
(6) The name of the Government I)epartmrn'it ,of origin when
printed on an envelope shall not be regarded as a frank unless authenti-
cated by the signature or initials of an authorised officer.
21. UNLAWFUL CONVEYANCE 1OF POSTAL i'A,(:CKT,. (1) N
person shall convey any postal packet to Itc posted on Iboald ainy ship.
(2) The master of a ship or any person under his control shall not
receive on board that ship while in any port of the Presidldy.v, postal
packets other than those despatched through the Post Office.
22. GRATUITIES FOR SEA CARRIAGE. (1) The gratuities payable
to owners, masters or agents of ships conveying mails, including transit
mails, (other than ships und(lr contract or in respect of which a subsidy
is paid or in rsplect of which other arrangel;ien"ts exist f,,r the convey-
ance of mails) shall be at the rates specified in Schedule F hire.to.
(2) The rates hereby authorized are in respect of the net weights
of correspondence and parcels, that is to say, the :ctual int weNight of
the postal packets or parcels where easily ascerwaimla I r where the nei
weight is not easily iascertainabl d the gro:;s weii:lh, lit. I n, per centumn
of the same, shall be dcmed to b t e tile net wiighit.
(3) No gratuities shall be payable in respect of eii'ply bilg:;.
23.. WEIGhl AM) )I.ME1;NSlOS ul. 'olrAI, ATriCl,::. 'i-
limits of weiglit and dimenmsi, is of postal articles shall be as iprcrilrAl
in Schedule G hereto.
24. PACKING F01 POSTAL AirTICLE. (i) The contents of every
postal article shall he packed and secured by the sender in unch n nmwnner
:a may uffori' a;de,1unate protection to tli contents thereof or rt) iher
postal articles.
(2) Any postal article which, in the opinion of ihe 1Pistmast'e does
not comply with the requirements of sub-regulation (1) of thi's regula-
tion nmTI he rllrfs'd a eept:nee, or nay 1e irint-rcepted and detained in
the course of transmission.
25. IR:EGI'ILA EINCLOUrES IN POSTAL ARTICLES. N,,. postal
article directed to one address may contain any other article addressed
to a diil'erent address and any postal article found to contain any
enclosure contrary to this regulation shall be surcharge oni dcliivry
with an almun llt equal to double the postage i which wou!n' ih av\ been
payable upon I.uch enclosure if it had been transmitti.d separately.









26. MAKE UP AN) INSPECTION OF CERTAIN POSTAL ARTICLES.
Postal articles for transmission at the rates of postage prescribed for
commercial papers, printed papers, samples or newspapers shall be made
up in such a manner a.s to enable the contents thereof to be easily and
readily inspected.
27. SURCIIARGEU OF ('EITA1N POSTAL A R'lLICLES CONTAINING
IRREGULAR ENCLOSUrES. Anyi postal article purporting to be t coimmer-
cial paper, a printed paper. a sample or a newspaper within the meaning
of these Regulations which may be found to contravene any of the
provisionils thereof may be treated as a letter or, if admuissible at the
parcel rat(, as a parcel, a 'dl sircmhrged upon delivery with an amount
equal to double the deficient postage at the letter or p;ircel rate, as the
case may be.
28. Accouvrrs. The Posmnaster shall render promptly to the
postal administrations or departments concerned all accounts, returns
and statements diue to be rendered, and the several Branch Postmiastenrs
and Suub-Postmasters shall keep such accounts and shall render such
returns as the Postmaster may require.
29. STATISTICS. (1) Onc" in each year from the first to the
fourteenth day of November inclusive or a! such other period asc may be
prescribed a record of the nutnber of various classes of mail received anl
despatched, both in the inland lind external services, shall be kept for
statistical purposes.
(2) Where statistics are recorded in any year in accordance with the
International Postal (C'onverii, it. will jiot lIe nit-cessary to observe a
special statistical period for colonial purposes in respect. of external
mails, and the statistics recorded for intirnatiolnl purposes will be usid
for the purpose.i of official and other returns.
30. SURFACE POSTAGE RATES ON PARCELS. The prepaid rates
of postage o; parcels i. eiedtoi for trani:rmi-.sionr from t.le Presidency by
surface mail :io d tile limit of weight unid o., insurance value thereof shall
be as set forth in Schedule H hereto.
31. CERTIFICATE OF POSTING PARC(EI. Thi sender of any parcel
may, upon application: at the t ine lie Imdti,: in suci parcel, olitaih a
certificate of the plosti.in tilr'to on pilmint .f the fi'ce pletcrii :I imn
Schedule E hereto. Such certificate shall not imply any liability c1 r!le
part of the Postmaster for any loss, iiijury or delay which may subse-
quently take place in resp!:ct of such parcel.
32. I;I IGULAR ( M MMLNICATI IO1 IN I'ARCELS. A ny parcel
found to contain or to bear on the cover thereof any article or conmmiui-
ca!ion, chargeable at the letter rate of postage shlall I lie i!:artge(d on
dicliverv with an amount e-quzal to double lthe p)twi at~f pay)-able Up)o such
article or communication if it had.ul been transmiLted 0kparately.









33. REDIREr-I'cON CHARGES ON PARCELS. Every parcel redirected
at the questet of either the sender or the alhlressee thereof from one
Post Office to another shall, except when such offices are within the
saime d, subject uponelivryar, jet n delivery, ii a(hlition to uny other
charges which T ay lep levia;ibe her( i .on, o a charge equal ti the postage
which would have been payable upon such parcel if it were being
transmitted for the first time from the one office to the other.
834. METIIOI.s OF PACKING PA.CELS. Parcels must be so
s r'uiiely and substantially Ipacked as not only to preserve their contents
from l,-ss or daimatlige in the post, l)bt al-o so as not to injure other
i)ar eIs in the mail or officers of the Post (Ofice.
35. CUSTOMs DEC(LAIATION ON OUTGOING PARKCLS. Every
,'arce'l poI t piaket to 1b sent outside the 'Presidencv .-hall hi ,ar a c lstoms
declaration in the prc.riiwed form settini out clearly] thi name aInd
address of the sh'tide:, lhe office of origin, the contents of the parcel and
the value thereof.
86. A\ BSEN:C Oi Cus'rois D.ECL.RATION ON INCOMING PARCELS.
(1) Where a parcel arriving g in the. Presidency does not bear a customs
declaration, or where particulars as to contents and value ,f a parcel are
not clearly set out in the customs dlclaralion, or where the Postmaster
or officer deputed: by him has reason to believe that other articles liable
to duty are cont,,iaind in such tarcel, or that thc parcel is understated,
he may at his discre'tion re1C'qire Iuch parcel to be opened for inspection
and revaluation if ntlcessary.
(2) In exceptioal circumnstance.s where an importer, at the time of
entry, is unabl o to ir)nuce any document required by these riles, the
Treasurer or the .Pstmaster shall have power to admit at the pr.f-rential
rate of duty any goods w hi..h he is satisfied are of Empire origh n within
thl inaw ,vFo thre time being in force governing British Empire preferential
customs tnty.
37. {RVALUATION OW PAI.CELS. If upon revaluation the
addressee is Init satisfied that a fair vauine has been assessed he may
appeal to tile TlIa-!'[r-cr who may detain thOe goods and cause them to
be examined by three conmpteAt pl rsons to be appointed by the
Treasurer.
38. Hl~c Iti) ov P 'ACTIEM. There siall be kept in every parcel
,pt ,ili~ic( a perm itnult r'cwd cnf :all lmrcels arriving in the Presidency
through 'Iat olti'e. 2and such reor shliall show particulars conforming
to tho(;) meultio med ,on the ieaitonms dclarahticn or ascertained by inspec-
ation a;iS h'leilnbefore provided, ti e Late of arrival, the name of the vessel
by which the parcel has arrived, and the duty paid thereon. Each parcel
sh all entW rwd .-.rially in thei rord ;and siall bear a n.imiHr corres-
poindingi to that entered in the record.









39. NOTICE OF ARRIVAL OF PARCELS. (1) It shall be the duty
of the officer in charge of the Parcel Post Department to notify the
addressee by a notice card of rhe arrival of each parcel unclaimed within
seven days of its arrival. A second notice shall be issue< d fourteen days
after the first notice, and a notice twent -eighlt days after Ihe
second notice.
(2) In lieu of the third notice the Postmaster may cause a lis of
unclaimed parcels to be published in a conspicuous place in or outrside
the Post Office.
40. UNCLAMIMED PARCELS. In the absence of a definite 1Iqut-st
for abandonment, an unclaimed parcel, if undeliverarhl at the original
address or the alterimtive address (if one is furnished) will 1w rci''ii d
to te sender without previous notiticati o and at his expei! e after i7
days of its arrival in the Presidency.
41. RETURN PARCELS. Any parcel which has originated in the
Presidency and is returned from the country of dce -ination, and which is
not claimed iy the sender, after notice being giv, ii as provided in Rule
39, within 75 days of its return to the Presidelncy, shall be either--
(a) sold lih auction if the contents of the parcel so warrant,
and the proceeds, after deducting expenses and Post Office charges,
wiil be returned to thie sunder:
(/) destroyed under the supervision i'f an officer of the
Post Office.

42. SERVICE OF NOTICES. Any notice served upon the addressee
of an incoming parcel or thin sender of a returnire pIlrcel in person or
handed to the duly auItloriscd agent of such ahidi dssee or sder r sen'
through the post shall be deemed to have been property served.
43. SAVING AS To C.O. D.AND INSUiED PAHRCILS. Rules 30
to 42 inclusive of tleme linitss and Regulation(s shall not affect the Rules
governing the exchangI e of (ash on Delivery or Insured Parcels.

44. D. P,u' iw':l.,. (1) Palrcels s;;:jevt tothe collection of
trade charges mia be (-exchaiiigd witi other couemries subject to such
airrale'nwnlts or agrecnelntl as ImaS be umadfe with the countries
concerned.
(2) The maxniumn amount of the trade charge ini respect of a
parcel shall not exceed $192.
() Ti ees t be h ar .c. in rs ic(::; )f pil'ces subject t to trai'id
'cha rg. ; i b e i)s si .ut ini any .,muh ;iinrng'nieint or agre.-nt( rferrd
to in sibrule (1) hereof.










415. C. D. SIIiivicE vim (r KATu Br'xAIN. The illeS
g' vei ng nr -eftCtane oft' pftual acels r.tjCt to trade charges
;wtwceni, tilw- Psm Offices of (-reat Bri'aih and the Post Of)ffices of thtk
i-a!oward Islands, nind the djetailed regulations for carrying out snm:b
daules, miade by the- Governor in Counlcil. on the 3rd day of Septembher,
9 9, shahl conitintI' to have full force wnd effect in the Presidency.

46. OM1'ENSA'LION FuR lrOSS R 1)OR AAGE O1 FPIARELS. (1)
AY .,, tlnl ]Ved parcel whie iiiitli the control ot the G1eneral
I-1 (at Office tw lIot or ci6 mniged the P' ,Ft mntter nviay payv to aiy' person or
WS IAs, Wiho 1nay iii the op1lito 1f th I'ostlmasier establish a reapzonabk.
1. inno eni enl tHoio (Oavimt, rogardI to 1h-1 nature of the articleM, the
Care Aith wluilh it \vwas packedl, a1111 I~th' ('ii'cumstances) such sum not
cxCe(!dinr) ($ for i iarcel exceeding elti: xn Iipounds inl weight or $4.80
for a parc-el no,0 exceedling,, eleven poutIds in l 'iwght, a- he tna' think jnst.

(2))[1 In no LS vill ootflj&i :stioli V ~1w Vl when Sueici ois ~ or
,;u na-;, L.lseS cp frlonm w I';mlt or ii. *dlect A C the st icr r t'r trom die nature
o; t li! c! mtteit', 01 o r %evl the pinri cannot he accoiiiitted for in
ConseT'11ulenCe [ tw boR l ssf Athcial (loclanents from any suceh cause.

47. Awr iUFIq kW)NISSIBLE FOXJ li 14G I STATI ON. Aiiv fully
pre~l aid E pi taI ic cc 'in; 'tV ig 'ilhI tinux bit ni is relating thereO awid
bt'trffi'' till. approp)1)L'te' fee prescri hlet in Schedub. E h wmyb
-L C it- fo i- r'istration: pr iovid if dwn mip'i.:. d the rephli ab s
of r'ep -paid' posteards shall iiot be rei,0,uered.
48 ANDI) IONS i)F U{FOISTRATI'UN. N,- art-F-lo Thnli b :tmc.pted
for rc''istratiori mile.". the cover is iii a soaoitui condition antld the :irtic '
does Inot bear the. appearance, of having beeni openeoif, la resItealed.
49. A I)1)esfsE ON ARtTICLES TO BY RVEuiIS'JEI, (1) The
.itidrtes C4 AvVry p. stod artiohle for !t -gistrationi shall i..,- wxrlt en in inkor
in l-i-ble pencil in H onwai charaitera.
I Initials, figures, chriarisn naiilem without surnames, fictitious
,1; or. 0' convolrmona, iuarkl, shall iws hi- aswci f, r the ptnrpose Of
I :lrlle~ain I' lj~tre" stri i aticles.

hI. .'L'RATio:- Fig TO) BE '111 0. Thc I> rl I p Rta! alnd
j-Fi(. puifc~'ib cd; :!'il-:'tio~ia fc o.. ;,1 prel t a i Whc Tim( 0i posting,
)lid i01 r i '?I.aicle Ill" iiiusi conspicuoi )usly inarke-l rep istered
at the heawl of the address side.

Va.\ ALVE O(F ( ''NTENTS (0 AUITWTCLE TO HE lElTnWNOT
tic' TI111- tN0TCzklJ, o.v~ i~.~Sji, bc indicated on
die Olit-6i' 14' Ot :Vl)~i~erc article.










52. METHOD OF POSTING REGISTPEnRE ARTICLE,. (1) PCtal
articles for registrationi shall w han ei () an ofMicer aiminted fby t
})urp m~e and Ad! ini t be j)ITii W any' postig box.
(2) Anv article interim W [or ilespakh by itl"e lL ma 'Iall be
present, I or r -gis~ration at least one lhiur btf t (-coI-iig (if hec
ordlinary manil.
1511. IP:ii'TS OF POSTING 0! kEISISTE'RJ;1 ARTICLIE S
iutd Wlrticle (1Ink handa-d ini for r 1'g rutdiflshall sh e- ni iiib-rfr v :li
consecutive number bv lie officer appOinlte(l to reCeive the .arni :inl P
receipt bearing such IlLiner, the address n the article and a ohn1r su ii
of tie date stlimp of theIc o'iic- al which tie aituel is hoided In
regrlirat~il lu11ii he i b.\ Sl'ichi oificor L e p'r u oii L wh ,ui, in
the article aIwl si iiii rec"i it shall jiv/ac lhcw 1 00 ii ice (i th e nis-l-
tion of such :irtiile.
54 A0,N0WLED(l;F \lN'f OF Dr:ijx ERX (,iF E.GIS'FUEi{E) AR] Ict'I.E'
The sedewr o~f any r'gisp, neiesr a nay, i Ol application eltle,
at the time, 4 r'gstration itei-nr'' Or at nily tme MEithie oio yeu
thereat ci alk aUpon 0 leti' the ap piul Irlate I( ci vscriied ill
Schedule E hereto in a iion to he we for regist~ a.i, reijuire MaL he
he Furuimibhei with an acl eiwleu d .4client by Ge anidre ssee of tldw rc up' oh
such urt ile.
5h[, I ~ i VWITUM!AOiTlATIIIN1 (1) Ai I -A, rHPR W
ii e~i iul i'~ M lh l. i ':i..
W1, ii i-.! Postei iioili-r\\ Ise diwi~l atpe s(ie : !I 1'o
MY emal iik eg ulatio is and( wi ch bearsv anl iC l 10 01111ihk \\nich
May reindiia ire eat e that it was the intentin tL n,( uwer tic such
article sil miii be replu r d, lnii luV r'egiRtP ri ain iij whf tAi
ap)Iuiopriite fae pre-scruied in WeYK al her hn-'i ruistwl t ni i)
adldlition titiote ordiiiairy lpostage (jlu np ?o -Ueh :uiticie.
(2) The pirovenihsio, o! stibeuih--thularc (1 ) Q~ lids p1 ulatimi shuil
appN w tUV I itiil -which ti i., r h l4 caust!
to bleievc coiii 1ur y, nomi xIC KW~ ak in vt,,cd >Seuh >tal orider, an

a inarlketal~ie value ori a nIv oi h rn etkoi''n Cc xmediii ten skIlg hIit i vain.
AMICLIKI A1113-i~

56. RIECEIPTS 14Ohi FE i 0IPriATS7'EE'I) ARTIWcLESI. TEU
IiiP A wk Pa v i gis -ia I l 1 lelit-i l I 11,J! i veie r.,-
thr o'iv delhilw I pt wi tidef n1 ?-(cei C f] tr 6wi Same cii % lufn to lie
iivci a I iov i id )ie I ,' ituias tcr euid su ch recei pt Shall be0 a complete
discharge fori ti' 1-lAiverY or -ucli registoreo article.

5 Y. RbV I~- I R NOiEiIVRHVD A-r 101rob in Uu-:nISHi-i) lN)ST

uuiuiel ,- edti th person to wlaoiii it~idc- 6cc shall bie returned to









the sender, if known, by registered post without further charge for
postage or registration.
(2) Any unregistered postal article which is of intrinsic value and
Shlich may, for any cause, be undelivered to the person to whom it is
addressedd, may be returned by the Postmaster to the sender, if known,
by registered post, and such sender shall be liable in respect of such
article for the payment of the amount of the prescribed registration fee.

58. INDEMNITY IN RESPECT OF REGISTERED ARTICLES. (1)
The maximum payment for the loss of a registered article is $14.00.

(2) N) paymewi: for the 1loss of ;i registered article shall be made
wiicl such loss arises fromniii ai fault oi neglect of lte sender or from
tihe nature of tihe cinterits of ihe article. or where tih article crnmot be
accounted for in consequence of the loss of official id;cumenits from any
such cause.

69U. INSURll) \TICLES. (1) Insured let .rs, .boxes an d parcels
shall be exchange only0111 with countries participating in the service.
(2) The maximum insured value of insured articles in the Presi-
dency shall be $96.
(3) The charges upon insuri..l ,titers, bi-xes and parcels must be
fully prepaid, and( shall consist of the iiusLi'ance fee specified in paragraph
7 of Schedule 1) hereto and in alddition:-
(a) letter.: the postage and fixed registral ion fee applicable to
a registered letter of the same weight and for the same destination;
(h) boxes: the special postage fee specified in paragraph 8 of
Schedule D hereto, and in addition, the fixed registration fee;
(,) parcels: the postage applicable to an ordinary parcel of
the same weight and for the same destination.

(1) An insured box addressed to the Presidency or sent in transit
through the Prosi dency shall be accompanied by a customs declaration in
thi foi'im pescriiK. Au insured box posted in the Presidency shall hi-
Laco)lIllie.d ,b a customs declaration in the iorm prescribed and of the
number rejluired by the country of destinmtior.

60. REFUSAL OF ARTICLES FOR KISURAYNE :,..:. TT'ROPERLY
PACKED. (1) A111 article t.I,(et'. Fr' i emrin-ce :.._ :,. ot,
the opinica ,' the of -f th .e : v ..-.-. "- : -. :: -
fulfiii he re uiri coliao). ti packing man sealirg s-a]ll be refused
for conveyance by insured post.










(2) The onus of properly ,nclo-in!, p-ceking and sealing anv
insullrd article lies upon n the sender, and the Postmaster shall assume no
liability for io)s, arisin.:g froI defccrs w!ih'. m1;:v not he ob(trrved tt the
time of posting.
61. CONnITIoNs SPECIALLY AmLICABiLE TO INSIrRED LETTERS.
Letters to which the insurance syst mi is applicable are those which con-
tain bank notes, currency notes, bonds, c;mpons, securities and other
documents of the like kind. Documents of value .uch as deeds, plans,
contracts, authographs and riro mriannurilipt m11ay iso 6I sent Liy insured
post: Provided that where documents i;:e a value by reason of the
cost of their preparation, the ins iued value miy not exceed the cost of
replacing them in case of loss.
62. (CONDITIONS SPECIALLY APPIIC(ABLE To INSURE) BOXES.
Articles of gold aln silver, precious stones, jewellery and articles of
a like nature may be sent in the letter mails as insured boxes. Insured
boxes must be strongly made of imedtl or wood and wooden boxes must
not be less than one-third of an inch thick.

63. Usl AND) IiRNTAL OF PIVA.TE LET'TEI BoxiEs. (1) Private
letter boxes shall lbe of two sizes and shall be rerntd to tile public at the
following annual rates:-
Small size $3.00
Large size $r5.o0
to be paid to the Postmaster annually in advance in January of each year.
(2) (i) A private letter box will only be rented to one firn,
company or person.
(ii) All letters addressed to individual mneimbers of a firm or
company, or to the care of a renter or to any member of his
family, or to any person for whom a renter is agent, may be
placed in the private letter box rented to such respective firm,
company or person.
(3) Renters of private letter boxes will he required to pay for any
injury or damage done to such box by them or their ,,ents.
(4) Whlien che uc of a plriv;te letter box is li'cointiniu i,. the key
originally handed to the renrer shall he returned 1to the Potmaster in
good order.
(5) When a private letter box is rented an irmount of $2.40 in
addition to the rent of the box shall be deposited with the Postmaster
by the renter as a guarantee for the safe return o, the key when tlhe
use of the box is discontinued.









('0) In tho .evi.-t ;t key or priovn 8 letter b.).x being lost or
mislaid the renter s-dall be linble to pay for a new key, and for any
alterations. to the lock ni-.,.;;tar for e,'rilr y.
(7) Should the rent of a box be more than one month in arrears the
box \ il be io,"ked off.
(.) ': Free' Boxes iui i, as-ignl ,to (overnneii. Departaonts
by the Administrator.
64. Pos'AL ORDERS. (1) British Postal Orders shall be issued
and paid at MOne!v 'ti')ro.r O)tlio-s, aiid :t luIlc' Post (Offi"ts :is m11:, oi'ion
iniIm to ltii l "e if, api,,i t i :- !'r, '' h) ( verlnri i in 1 ie i"i Ilv a
notification in tOil \'- .' ,'*)r i!" with such ;;rn ij"i).<'its ;s mia.v
lie tmade with thoe Posiisirter eraril I tho' '&nitc'd Kili.'.ldo)ii.
(2) The issue of postal orders in the Presidency -inill lte restricted
to the deinomnilations set forth in Schedule I (a) lhereIo.
(3) Postage stanplls inayv e iIfiNxed to liost;l orders issued in the
W're:idencv in extension tf value as folllows:-
(a) !iostuige stti])s noll t exceeding. two in umllber lant 10 cents
in total value to orders of denominations up to and including
8108: and
(b) postage stamps not exceeding two in number and 22 cents
in total value to orders of detiieinations above $10.(.
(4) The rates of poundage set forth in Schedule I (b) hereto shall
be p:!y!ibl, on the several denominations of' [postal orders issued in the
Presidenic.
65. MONEY ORI)ES. (1) Thel rates set forth in Schedule J
hereto shall be the rates of conlnission oin rnley orders issued in the
Presidency.
(2) Money orders issued in the Presidency for payment in Cuanda
or the unitedd States of Ameiinea shall he drawn t n ddoll' s, and the
animunt of British West Indil!a currency deposited by the remitters of
suchi orders shall be converted into dollars at such rate of exchange ,s
mayv e prescribed by the (Governor :ind published in the Gazette, or
according to, suich table or formula as lma be prescribed and published as
afore-: l d.
(3) Money orders issued in Can:da or th,. unitedd States dr:wn in
drol1r: shall In! pai in the Pn',idency in British West Indian currency
converted at such rate as mnay be prescribed .by the (overior and
pnhlished in the Gazette, or according t- suc'h table or forltila na may
le prescribed and published as anforesaid:









Provided that where in n.ru:nu, e of any arran.grement htween the
postal administration of the Pr.sidenicy or Colony atnd the pos, a
administration of tih couw 1,.:,-.)oncrned,. ih- -eq(ivalent in British 'Wes
Indian currency of any y iney order i.? fxed by the administration of
origin, such equivalent in Briti-hi \Vest Indialn currency shall beh paid
as indicated on the f:ae of the order by Lhol exchange office of the
administration of origin, or according to snwhl information as shall be
furnished by the administration of origin, ;i d in default thereof as the
Governor may prescribe.
(4) The Postmaster of the Presidency shall keep himself constantly
informed i" the local !bank ranws for niyi i s ~eliingi iills of exchange
expressed ii dollar ilrtiwov or !)ay:!blle in CUitlini(a n:1d the United States,
respectively, and fh'iill ; !i pply tihe r'ttes of co,' ersioln s may be prescribed
fro time e to time or accrdi g to such instrc'i.liois 'is hit mayr receive.
(5) The Postmaster shall issuii the neccssliry itinslrction!l for tiie
conversion of money orders draviwn iln dollars to ithe Ic irncli l'st O(flic'
or other money order offices under his control.
(6) A notice shall be exhiblitedi in every money order- oflicf: stating,
for the information of the public, tlie rates of conversion i:n expectt or
money orders drawn in dollars.
(7) To facilitate examination by the Principal Auditor, the Post-
master or persons issuing a money, order payable in the countries
named shall note oin lil form of ri-quisitiion fr tt ihe, ionli order the
current bank rates for hills of exchange as :foresliid.
(8) In this Ruile the expresions United Starles of America" or
"United States'" include the following iossessioiTns of the United
States, ri:: Alaska, Canal Zone, Hawaii, Puerto IKic,, S'tmoa, and the
Virgin Islands of the I'nited States.
66. POWER TO SUSPENI) ISSCES. In the even of sudden fluctua-
tions in the banking rate of exchange which might involve loss to the
postal administration in the settlement of postal order or money order
transactions with other countries ,r colon ie.-, the Atd!inidstrator shall
have power to sulspend, in tile I)Preidency, twli issue ii f postal orders or
mLoney orders on any country or colony pending tde iiilkinlgi of a runle
by the Governor in Council prescribing a new rate.
67. MAXIMUM AMOUNT FOR TELEGRiAPIH MONEY ORIDE.n. Tele-
graph money orders for sums not exceeding tlhe nmiximunim mount
allowed in the case of ordinary money orders shall hb :xcliir.redl htbetwen
thew United Kingdomn and the Leeward Islands.
68. CHARGES ON TELEU;RAI'I MONEY OREI(S. Thei rmitter of
a telegraph money order shall be required to pay, in addition to the









ordinary money order commission, the cost of the telegram of advice
at the ordinary letter telegram rate per word and also a supplementary
fee of 24c. to be paid by the remitter. The telegrams of advice shall be
charged for at the letter telegram rate and shall be subject to all the
conditions governing the transmission of inmssages accepted at that rate.
A forin of receipt (or certificate of issue) showing the amount of the
remittance and the charges, shall be given to the remitter.

69. PRIVATE MESSAGES IN TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS. The
remitter of a telegraph money order shall he allowed, on paying for
the additional worn s required, to add to the official telegram of advice
any short comlunm ication in English which hlie may wish to seld! to the
payee, and may also, if he so desires, prepay the cost of a telegraphic
reply to such communication. The full rate per word should be charged
for the prepaid reply.

70. TRANSMISSION OF ELEGRAMI OF' ADViCE. All telegTramns of
advice for or lers payali ini tlhe I Uniteld Kingdom shall lie transmitted
to the office of destination through the Central Telegraph Office in
London, and all telegrams of advice of orders payable in the Presidency
shall be transmitted through the General Post Office. Basseterre.

71. Fokr OF TELEGRAM OF ADVICE. Telegrams of advice shall
be prepared in accordance with the following specimen:-
(1) (2) (3)
L. T. Mandat 123 Bermingham
(4) (5)
Joseph Allen Seventeen pounds fifteen shillings
(6) (7)

John Fuller, Seventeen ptlonds (break signal)
Grand Hotel
(8s)
To pay your passage
NOTE:- If the payee is a woman, the prefix Mrs. or Miss
shouIl1 appear before her namn unless the christian name is given; but
in all cases the reinlii;er bears the consequence if the address of the
telegram of advice or that of the payee is incorrect or insufficient to
insure payment to the proper person.
(1) Supplementary instruction required for letter telegrams only.
This indication L. T. should always begin the telegram. When a
reply is prepaid, the indication R. should appear between the
letters L. T. and the word Mandat".










(2) Serial number of order inserted at exchange office in substitu-
tion for the issuing office serial number signalled from the office of issue.
The exchange office series of numbers should begin i't 1 on the 1st of
January in each year.
(3) Office of payment.
(4) Name of remitter.
(5) Amount in sterling in words.
(6) Name and address of payee.
(7) Repetition of the number of pounds.
(S) Private message, if ainy, for the payee.
A registered telegraphic address may be used to indicate the
payee's address provided that hiis ilnm is also given. In such cases
the symbol c/ should be inserted between the name of the payee
and the registered address; thus:-
"John Fuller c/o Ajax"

72. O(vIc oF PAYM Ewr. If the office of payment is not a
telegraph office. tlhe name ,of the nearest telegraph office should be
written after the name of the office of payment. If the sender is unable
to indicate the nearest telegraph office, the telegram of advice may be
accepted at his risk provided that the name of the country of
destination is added after the name of the office of payment.
73. POSTE RESTANTE ORDERS. If a telegraph money order is
intended to be called for at a Post Office, the words Poste Restante"
must be written instead of an address after the payee's name. In the
absence of these words it must be assumed that the order is to be sent
out for delivery.
74. APovIc oK PAYMENT. If the remitter desires to receive an
advice of pivnient the words Advise Payment should appear as the
first words of the text of the telegram of advice. In such cases the
exchange office of the country of payment must arrange for an advice
of payment to be sent by post to the exchange office of the country of
issue for transmission to the remitter.
75. EXAMINATION OF SERIAL NUMBER. On receipt of the inward
telegram of advice in the Cential Telegraph Office, London, or at the
General Post Office at Basseterre, it must first be seen that the serial
number of the order advised is the next number in the sequence of the
series proper to the country of origin.
76. METHOD OF PAYMENT. On receipt of the telegram of advice
at the office of payment a money order (or a notice of the arrival of the
order) must be prepared anl delivered to the payee. Any private
message for the payee must be communicated to him at the same time
on a detachable slip affixed to the telegraph money order.









77. GENERAL REGULATIONS. The general international conditions
for letter telegrams, together with the regu(lations of the International
Telegraph Convention (Madrid Revision) or any regulations which may
in future be substituted therefore, shall apply to the telegrams of advice
and other telegrams sent in connection with money orders.

78. ALLOWANCE TO COUNTYY OF PAYMENT'. The Post officee of
the country of issue shall account to the Post Office ,f the country of
payment for the same percentage on the amount of telegraph money
orders advised as in the case of ordinary orders.
79. ENTRI ol PuTICTULARS IN AIVcE LisTS. The particulars
of telegraph money orders, including the i fll addrelsscs of the pavyes.
shall be entered, separately at the end of the ordinary advice list or on
separate sheets headed Advised by telegraph ", and the amounts of
such orders shall be included in the total amounts of the lists. The
exchange office serial number of each order as well as the serial number
of the order at the office of issue must be shown in the list.
80. TELEGRAMS TO BE C('OMPARE) WITH ENTRIES IN LISTS.
When the advice lists reach the office of exchange of the country of
destination, the telegrams of advice which have been received shall bh
carefully checked against the relative entris in the lists. Any iifference
between the amounts stated in the lists and the amounts in the telegraims
of advice, or any ther irregularities shall be reported to the counltrv of
issue, by paid service telegram if necessary.

81. RIESP'OSIBILITY FOR ERRORS, ETC. In the case of errors or
fictitious telegrams the responsibility for any losses involved other thin:
the loss of telegraph ch; rgrs, shall be borne by the Admninistratiin in
whose service the error or fraud was committed. In case it mayV be
impossible to determine in which service the error or fraudI was c()1omm tted
or in cases of fraud or error in co nIecti)on with the trIansmisnsion of
telegrams over the wires of ilntermiediate countries or cable companies,
the responsibility for any losses involved other than the loss ,o telegram
charges shall be shiired equally by the British and the Presidential Post
Offices.
82. REGULATIONS. In other respects telegraph money orders
shall be subject to the same regulations as ordinaryt orders.
83. SALE OF POSTAGE STAM'S TO DEALERS AND COLLECTORS.
(1) Remittanrces accomni ,:'ying orders received by po,,;t, being orders for
postage stamps for ollectinn by dealers in and collectors of such stamps
shall be in the form 1of bankers' drafts, mtioney orders, or postal orders
made payable to the Postmaster by his official resignation and
remittances in any form other than as aforesaid shall he returned to the
sender thereof by registered post.










(2) Such remittances shall be debited with full postage and
registration fees and, where applicable, with insurance fees.

(3) Tn cases where remittances are in the form of a banker's draft,
any commission and/or disen lnt ,on cashing such draft shall be deducted
from rhe a;lloion of such draft and postage si:ttmps shall be supplied to
the value of the difference between the amount of the draft and that of
the said commission and/or discount.
(4) Stamped envelopes sent to any Post Office for cancellation and
posting or return in some other manner shall be sent back unserviced ':
provided that envelopes which Iear appropriatee postage stamps and
which have aiccoimpaied orde)'r fr() unused stamps may be used for the
purpose for which they were provided nnd the stamps affixed thereto
cancelled in the normal' course.

(5) No person employed at a Post Otfice may-

(i) comply with any request to affix postage stamps to letters
for transmission by post or to cancel postage stamps
which are not affixed to letters or other items entrusted to
the post inI the normal manner;
(ii) affix to any letter for transmission by post any postage
stamnI) in excess of that appropriate to such letter:
(iii) post letters sent to him for that purpose by any person;
(iv) sell postage stamps taken from some special portion of a
sheet or from other than current sub-stock: provided that
hie may sell whole sheets of postage stamps from sub-
stocks or counter-stocks;
(v) exchange postage stamps after they have been sold;
(vi) accept from dealers in or collectors of postage stamps
standinof orders for the supply of new issues or new
printings of postage stamps;
(vii) address ii rst-day covers ", affix postage stamps thereto or
make any special arrangements for the cancellation of
stamps thereon;
(viii) in any way whatsoever act as the agent for any dealer in or
collector of postage stamps.

84. CONVENTION OF BRUSSELS. The Universal Postal Conven-
tion and the Agreement cncmerning Insured Letters and Boxes signed at
Brussels on the 11 th day of July, 1952, so far as the same are applicable
to the Colony, shall continue to have full force and effect in the
Presidency.
86. PRACTICE OF UNITED KINGDOM POST OFFICE APPLIED.
In all matters not expressly provided for herein or in any Law, Rule or










Reg"illation rtlati]LW tfo po-l4d affairs in foree in the Presidcnico', or in the
U iivei>dal P ttal toit Vidtio and the se Vtri Agreeuierit r ani D)etailed
ke)"L141tiotnst InadiI thierieunitder, or in anv other .Agl'rree-niunt, Uoiiiejtion or
I nstructionuts, tie Postmiiaster shall he iiltl b\ diw enurid prActice of
the Mo St (Mt)fv't of Ac United 1\infl luh ii m, st ouiit in dIt Ie Post ()fice
6G4ide published From t ime to timei by f1( i\I Alrij 's Statiham r )flice sit
far i1 tais sHiC n r.1ny LYihe :1fpropriate or apelicahlh to io(al conditions anti
cirocUnll stin e'.

86. i AION. Tlim I'Most ()ie 04w 1934, (SP k 0.

Mono-' \ rdR) Bi11 1 934 kS & t). 19U1 Nil. I I), 6w~ Offio,
Rult 1 93D (S. P. & tI )939) No) 17. ithe'il I= Mst nidt 190'
(S. P. & 0. 1931; Not. 24) ian the Not t im1* ( Quirs oF I'iviriss)
Rnk, I 9-I" (S. R, & (). 19P. ISNt. 22) and! all amenoIiantsuienk ihii, ns
far as ThetA are appl icable ti I' 11 Proi-nleit Shall etasi to ha1 ; Iiift itt and
the eilatitis, made Flor the lPost 'Ifi. in) the I'rc'ijdbr t of
St. (C'hlristoplicr awl NPMis on thmer 12W da fMa' 1922, a:rp W~rKl),
revokbd,~

87. MMENCEME T. l The B Rulte mid lIegulatihims mImll true
into operations [ onIit the lst day of Akpril, 1 9a


M\1ade bY 1]w 6ovt-rnor in Counicil tIis l( ay of NMarch, 19.5.5,


A. 1B' PENN.
rl'erk 01/1( fl'Ctowd,.











SCHEDULE A.

BRANCH AND SUB-POST OFFICES.


(4envral P'st O(ltic.


BASS ETE' IRRE,
SAINT CHRISIOPHER


(Rules 5. 6, 9, 10).


Sub-Post Office;s undir
FBrHili)' Post O()jiHes n1iiir Bralich Post )ltices or
( T 'al PoI-stl Oilic,. dlir,'cl.y um lr G(n'rial
Post Office as iindicated.


('ayon,
Saint ('hristoplhr
Diepl- Ba\,
Saint Christopher
Old Road,
Saint Christopher

SANDY POINT,
SAINT CHRISTOPHER Nil

CHARLESTOWN, NEVIS (ingerlandl Ne(vi

THE VALLEY, ANGUILLA Nil


SCHEDULE B.
Official names of Aloney Ordeer Oflic s (to be irinted in the
MoneY Order FormIls)

Saint Chi i;topher Novis and Ativnilla (Basseterre)
Shiiit C(hristoph~r, \LNvis andi A\uni'ii i ((! liar]e"tow ill
Smint, (Chist~iir Nevis aui Alo \t~illa eSatll Point1)
Saint Christopher Nt-vis mol AiqyitillaI (The Vallox

SCHEDULE C.
RATES 4OF POSTActE- AIt MAIL.


Aden
Afghunidtan
Algeria
Anti g u
Al'genrilc l'1tit~l'ii
Arubpa
Asep~nsion
Austral ia
.k zores
Bahain .:if,
Bahrai j
BunkF i -lan&;r

3L;,--: I-AID1o
3s~.:r, rv a


r. r.
56 28
64 .2
42 21
-I
22 11
10 5
No service

5;T 2:'


Othle7' Ali,
-I twesle/te
li.
pe. oz.
19 12
24 12
I5 12


:i S


(Rule 10).
headings of


(Rule 12)


A I?

ppr 1b.


Letle-x florst
pm,- oz. ra rd,











SCE


Bermuda ..
Bonaire ...
Brazil ...
Br. Guiana ...
Br. Ionduras
Br. North Borneo ...
Br. Somali land ...
Bruni ...
Burma ...
Cambodia
Canieroons, B r..
Cameroons, French ...
Canada ...
Canary Islands ...
Cape Verde Islands ...
Cayman Islands ...
Ceylon ...
Chile ...
China ...
Colombia ...
Cook Islands ...
Costa Rica ...
Cuba ...
Curacao ...
Cyprus ...
Cyrenaica ...
Dominica ...
Dominican public ...
Dul>i ...i
Dutch East Indies
Dutch Guiana ...
Ecuador ...
Egypt ...
Eire ...
El Salvador ...
Eritrea ...
Ethiopia (Abysinia) ...
European Countries ...
Falkland Islnds ...
Fanning Island ...
Fiji .
Formosa ...
French Equatorial Africa ...
French Guiana .
French Guinea ...
French Inldo. China
French Settlement of Oceania...
French Somali Coast ...
Gambia ...
Gilbert and Ellice Islands .


IEDULE C-(cont'd)
Letters Post Other
per j oz. cards Articles
per J oz.
c.
15 7 5
10 5 3
16 8 5
10 5 4
20 10 6
74 37 28
56 28 19
74 37 28
68 34 25
68 34 25
50 25 18
50 25 18
16 8
42 21 15
42 21 15
12 6 4
64 32 24
22 11 6
74 37 28
16 8 5
90 45 36
16 8
16 8 5
10 5 3
45 22 15
45 22 17
8 4 3
12 6 4
50 25 18
74 37 28
17 8 5
16 8 5
45 22 15
36 18 12
17 8 5
50 25 18
50 25 18
40 20 15
68 34 25
90 45 36
90 45 36
74 37 28
56 28 19
16 8 5
50 25 18
68 34 25
90 45 36
56 28 19
50 25 18
90 45 36


Air Air
Letters Purcels
per it.
c. c.
5 80
8 25


25









2.00











SCHEDULE C-(cont'd)


Letters PostI
per j oz. cards.


Gold Coast ..
(rreat Britain and Northiirn
Ireland ...
(reenland ...
Grenada ...
Guadeloupe
Guatemala ...
Hawaii ...
Haiti ...
Honduras ...
Hong Kong ...
India ...
Indonesia ...
Iran ...
Iraq ...
Israel ...
Ivory Coast ...
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan ...
Kenya & ganda ...
Korea
Kuwait ...
Lagos ...
Lbanon ...
Liberia ...
Magoa ...
Madagacar ...
Malaya (Federation of) ...
Marian Islands
Marshall Island ...
Mauritania ...
Mauritius
Martinique
Mexico ...
Montserrat ...
Morocco, 'Tnginr & Spanilsh
Zone Morocco French Zone...
Nauru ...
New Caledonia ..
New Guinea ...
New Hebriids ...
New Zealand ...
Nicaragua
Ni r ...
Ni Ylria
k" wi'uk; Island
N., i Biorneo ...
it hern Rhodesia ...
Nyasaland


C. c.
50 25

36 18
40 20
X 4
8 5
16 8
64 32
12 6
20 10
70 35
60 30
74 37
50 25
50 25
45 22
50 25
12 6
78 39
45 22
58 29
78 39
50 25
50 25
45 22
50 25
70 35
64 32
70 35
78 39
9() 45
50 25
68 34
8 5
16 8
5 3

42 21
90 14
90 45
90 45
90 45
90 45
T; S
50 25
50 25
90 45
74 37
64 32
64 32


Other
A rticles
per oz.
c'.
18

12
13
3
3
5
24
4
6
26
23
28
18
18
15
18
4
29
15
22
29
18
18
15
18
26
24
26
2:3
36
18
25
3
5
2

15
3;
:36
36
36
36

18
18
36
28
24
24


Air Air
Letter,. Parpels
per ~ lb.
c. $ c.


2.00

22






























12








24
SCHEDULE C-(cont'd).
Letters Po1t Other Air Air
per oz. cards. Articles Letters. Parcels
per 4 oz. per lb.
c. c. r,
Pakistan ... 60 30 23 12
Palestine ... 45 22 15 12
Panama ... 12 6 4 8
Papua ... 90 45 36 12
Paraguay ... 22 11 6 8
Plrn ... 22 11 6 8
'hillipines ... 74 37 28 12
Pitcairn Islhmds ... )90 45 36 12
Puerto Rico ... 10 5 3 8 36
Portuguese East Africa ... 64 32 24 12
Portuguese Timor ... 78 39 29 12
Portuguese West Africa ... 58 29 22 12
Reunion ... 68 34 25 12
St. Helena ... 64 32 24 12
St. Lncia ... 6 3 3 5 15
St. Pierre & Miquelon ... 56 28 19 12
St. Vincent ... 8 4 3 5
Samoa ... 90 45 36 12
Sandwich Islands ... 64 32 24 12
Sarawak ... 74 37 28 12
Saudi Arabia ... 50 25 18 12
Senegal ... 50 25 18 12
Seychelles ... 58 29 22 12
Sierra Leone ... 50 25 18 12
Somalia ... 60 30 23 12
Smaliland Prot. ... 56 28 19 12
South Africa ... 64 32 24 12
Southern Rhodesia ... 64 32 24 12
Spanish Guinea ... 50 25 18 12
Spanish WNst Africa ... 45 22 15 12
Sudan, Anglo-Egyptian ... 50 25 18 12
Sudan, French ... 50 25 18 12
Syria ... 45 22 15 12
Tanganyika Territory ... 58 29 22 12
Thailand ... 68 34 25 12
Tibet ... 64 32 24 12
Togo, British Sphere ... 50 25 18 12
Togo, French Sphere ... 50 25 18 12
Touga ... i10 45 36 12
Trinidad & Tobago ... 8 4 3 5 2S
Tripolitania ... 45 22 17 12
Tunisia ... 42 21 15 12
Turks & Caics Islands ... 12 6 4 5
United States ... 16 8 5 8 80
Uruguay ... 22 11 G 8
Venezuela ... 10 5 3 8
Viet-nam ... 68 34 25 12
Virgin Islands, Br. ... 10 5 5
Virgin Islands, U.S.A. ... 10 5 3 8 36
Yemen ... 56 28 19 12
Zanzibar ... 58 28 22 12








25

SCHEDULE D. (Rule 13)


Surface Mail Postage Rates on Packets other than Parcels and
Special Rates of Postage on Insured Boxes.

LETTERS AND POSTCARDS.

(a) To any place in the Presidency-
Letters:

For every two ounces or fraction thereof ... 2c.

Postcards ... c.

(b) To any place beyond the Presidency hut within the Colony-
Letters:

For every two ounces or fraction thereof ... 3c.
Posllards ... 2c.

(r) To Great vBitailm and Trol.Tl, InTdi;i, British Dominioii ;, Colonie~ ,'
Protectorates, Mandated 'revritiries (except Trani--Jordan), HIer Met ajsiy's shipii
in home or foreign waters, Egypt. and the British Post Ollice at 'tiniers-

Letters:

Not exceed ling one ounce ... 5c.
For e'.ry additional one nc or fraction thereof ... 3c.

Postcards ... 4c.

(d) To all other places-

Letters:

Not exceeding one ounce ... 8c.

For every additional ounce or fraction thereof ... 5c.

Pos::''ards ... 5c.

2. NEWSPAPERS AND ELFC'II()NEEI ING ('I ?(HLA iS. (1) N wspers
published and registere'd in the (Coliin y and ilectionering circular' in
connection with public elections:-

(a) To any place in the Presidenry-
For -vt(ry copy not exceeding 4 ozs. in weight ... c.
For every additional 4 ozs. or fraction thIerof ... (*.

(b) To any place beyond the Presidency but within the
(Colony-

For -Vrlc cpy not epxcodcing 4 onz in weight ... I c.
For r-ovry additional 4 ozs. or fraction thereof ... l1c.











'Th rate shall tb a rat" for each copy, anul if two or more copie are sent in a
single packet, each copy shall be liable to the same postage as if posted separately,
provided that in no case shall a copy or a packet of such copies be chargeable with
Ia ighor rate than that chargeable on a printed paper of tlho sanme weight.

To destinations outside the Colony the rate shall be the same as for
printed papers.

(2) Other Newspapers-The rate shall be the same as that provided for
printed papers.

3. PRINTED PAPERS AND COMMERCIAL PAPERS. Printed papers to
all places:-

For first 2 ounces ... 3c.

Each additional 2 ounces ... Ic.

Commercial Papers to all places-

Not exceeding 12 ounces ... Sc.

For every additional 2 ounces or fraction thereof ... lc.

4. SAMPLES.

Not exceeding two ounces ... 3c.

Every additional 2 ounces or fraction ther-oi ... Ic.

5. SMALL PACKETS.

Not exceeding 10 ounces ... 15c.

Every additional 2 ounces or fraction thereof ... 3c.

6. BLIND LITERATURE. Packelt containing papers impressed for use of the
Blind:-


To all places

7. INSURANCE FEES. Not exceeding $96 lllured value

8. [NSURED BOXES. Special rate of postage to all places
service applies:-

Not exceeding 10 ounces

For every additional 2 ounces thereafter or fraction
thereof

(in addition to the insurance e I'e ad r-egistration fee.)


Free


... 14c.


to which the


... 30 .


... c.










SCHEDULE E. (Rule 14)


Miscellaneous Services.
For the following services applicable to postal packets for all places:-


Registration Fee
Advice of Delivery of registered postal packet
Enquiry as to alleged loss or non-delivery of postal packet
Certificate of posting of an unregistered postal packet
Undertaking to pay customs and other charges on a parcel
Cash on delivery service-Posting fee on each Parcel
Delivery fee on each Parcel
Minimum surcharge in respect of non-payment or insuffi-
cient prepayment of postage


cents
6
ti
10
12
1
12
4
8

1


SCHEDULE F.


(Rule 22 (1) )


Gratuities for Sea Carriage.


Country to which shipped

L.e-ward Islands
U. S. Virgin Islands
Dutch ;and French West Indies


Rate per lb. net light for
Parcels.
Letters Otihr articles


Other places











SCHEDULE G.


Limit of Weight and Dimensions of Postal Articles.


.las,: of Article.


Limit of Weight.


Limit of Size.


Letters






Lnters in the
of a roll


4 lbs.


I




forlml


Postcards


Maximum 3 feet in length,
width and depth combined.
2 feet for greatest dimenn-
sion. Miinimum 4 inches
in length 21 inches in
width.

iLengthi and twice the diam-
eter 3 'fet 3 inches, but the
greatest dimension must
not exceed 2 feet 8 inches.

Maximum 52 inches in length
42 inches in width.
Minimum 4 inches in length
2 in-ches in width.


Coomne6rcial Papers


Printed Palpers




Literature for the
blind

Samples


Small Packets


Insured box ,,


British Empire 5 lbs.
Other places 4 lbs.

6_ lbrs: 1Providtd thai trh.,
limit. of weight for a
j)prit t d vol( e tiir
singly shall be 11 Ibs.

15 lbs.


British Empire 5 lbs.
Other places 1 lb.

2 lbs. i

2'? lbs. or sueb lssoer limit
;,- im;\i be Rppihcable t>,
thle postal tadJlliiist',(io's
of destination.

Maximum 2 lbs.


As for letters.


Maximum 3;l fo'et iln Ingth,
Ibreatll or drl|th or ( ftie in
length and girth cimnbim .


12 ilclesi in length, 8 inchlns
in widlth. 4 inches in depth.


(Rulh 93)











SCHEDULE H


SURFACM .MAITL lOSTAT(E RATEs ON PARCELS


Pre"
- ----- -I-.--

l'* l'a:


Country of Destination and Route,




Within the Presidency or bept weni
Presidencie.s
Bahanas via HI- 'intu i
Barbadlos
Bermuiida
British Guiinit


(4 r'nada:
St. Lucia
Ht. Vincent
Dominica ..I
Curavao. Arhl>in. Honaire. Saba.
St. Eusratius, St. Martin. anld
St. Barths ...
Trinidad and Tobag ...
Jamaica-i-irect .anil via Bermiud la
Jamaica, A ruba, Ionairft- anil (ourace
via Trinidad insurancee Jamaica
only).
Great Britiint:-
Direct
Via Barbalos or Trinidad ...
Via Canda ...
,, U.S.A....
Guadeloupe
U.S.A. and U.S. Virgin Islandt
U.S. Possessions:-
Via U.S.A. \Alska, Canal Zone.
Guam, Havana, Philippine Isllands.
Puerto Rico and Samoa
Dutch Guiana via British Guialna
Martiniqn u via St. Lucia
H.M. Ships in foreign wat-rs via
Lolndon..


idl Rlitot' not exceeding
P r, i7 l
m.id. 3 11 7 1b 1llb;221b


1 1 I


$ e.$ c.$ c.$'
12
24
24
24
24

24
24
2-14
24
; 2<


42 36


c.i$ c.

3(;6 60
72 1.20
72 1.20
72' 1.20
72 1.20
.26 2.22
72 1.20
72 1.2C
72 1.20
72 1.2(


i
24' 48 72 1.20
241 48 72 1.20
24! 48 72 1.20


361 54 72. 1.26

581 88 1.20 1.68
70 1.12 1.56 2.34
L.06 L.78' 2.46 3.90
1.181 1.84 3.54' 6.48
2-4 18 72'





42' 72' 1.08 1.86
48S 90 1.26 2.22

60: 1.20. 1.741 3.00


... iL .
.p


lbs. c.

221 96.00
221 96.00
22i 96.00
221 96.00
22' 96.00
151 G.00
22i 96.00
22i 96.00
22i 96.00
22[ 96.00


9(.00
96.00


96.00


22 96.00
22 96.00
22 96.00
22 96.00
11
22 96.00



22 96.00
96.00
I 96.0 i
96.00


*Parcels to .Jnaaica via Trinidad-Limit ,.f weight 11 lb.
tIncluding Northern Irelund but not Irish Fret State C.O.D. par'els
exchanged.


(Rule 30)


tI








30

Transit parcels vma London.

Parcels are accepted for transmission a deconvert via London to any country
to which there is a parcel post service from Great Britain. For particulars regard-
ing the countries to which this service extends, the rates of !postage applicable,
limitations of the service and special conditions, and admissibility of insured
Lpar:'!s I1he Blitish 'Pa.rcel Post. Table O.P. 1 must be consulted.
Where parcels are accepted for countries via Great Britain and arv being
drespathlled from the Leeward Islands in closed mails through the TTnited States
the following prepaid rates of postage must be added to th0e rates from the
Leeward Islands, and the rates from London:-


3 lbs. 40c. : 7 lb. 80c. : lbs. $1.50 :


2 11b. $3.00


with a supplementary insurane l'f of I/- per 12 of insured vilnu" for irsurtd
parcels.

The rates from the Leeward Islands are (for a deconvert parcels):--


7 lbs. 66. : 11 lbs. 90e. :


22 lbs. $1.32.


Transit Parcels via U.S.A.

Parcels are accepted for transmission a duconvert via UV. S. A. (New York, or
Bolton,) to th(e countries specilied below at a liat rate of postage irruspective of
desiin:tion (first lb. 48c., each additional lb). 36c.). For limit of weight, special
conditions, admissibility of insured parcels, Customis Declarations, etc.: ae. thI
Unitld States Official Postal Guide. T'lih limit of weight must in no case
exceed 22 lbs. The figures inserted against the countries mentioned below
indicate the maximum weight allowed to those countries: through this service:-


Anglo-Egyptian Sudan
Argentine Republic
Australia (11)
Azores
Raahamas
Belgium
Bermuda
Brazil

British Honduras
Bulgaria
Canada (1.5)
Caroline Islands
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Dutch Guiana (11)
Danzig
I)Dinmark
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt


Fiji
Finland
France
French Guiana
French Oceania
Germany
Gibraltar
Great Britain and
Northern Ireland (11)

Greece
Guatemala
Haiti
Honduras (Republic)
Hong Kong
Irish Free State (11)
Italy
JamiaiCH (11)
Japan
Latvia
Lithuania
Marshall Is.
Martinique (11)


Mexico
N-therlands
New Zealand (11)
Nicaragua
Norway
Palestine
Panama


Peru
Pitcairn Island
Poland
Portugal
Roumania
St. Pierre & Miqnelon
Sal vador
Straits Settlements
Sweden
Turks Is. (11)
Uruguay
Vatican City State
Venezuela (11)
Western Samoa


3 lbs. :t;c. :











SCHEDULE I.



Postal Orders.
(a) 12c., 24c., 36c. 48., 6c., 72c.. 84c.. 96ot.. $1.08, $1.20,
$1.92, $2.16, $2.40, $2.64, $2.8, 83.1, $:3.36, .$3.60,
$4.32, $4.56, $4.80, $5.04, 4.60.


Value of Order.
12e. to 24c.
36c. to $1.20
$1.44 to $2.40
$2.64 to $4.80
$9.60


(Rule 64)


$1.44, $1.68,
$3.84 $4.08.


I 'utt nge.


SCHEDULE J.



Money Orders--Rates of Commission.
PART (T) ORDERn DRAWN IN B. W. I ])DLAnS.


Payable in the Presidency.


Payable in other countries
with which Monfy Orders
are exchanged direct.


(Rule 65)


Two cenis fr each $5.00 or fraction
thereof, with a minimum charge of
six cents.

Four cents for each $5.00 or fraction
thereof, with a minimum charge of
eight cents.


PART (11) ORDERS DRAWN IN DOLLARS OTHER THAN B. W. 1. DOLLARS.


For every two dollars or fraction thereof


ANTI( A.
Printed at the Governmenf Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLACKMAN. Government Printer.-By Authority.
1955,


Two cents.


[


Price 36 cents.]


62/00055-570-3.55.







LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT.


STATUTORY RULES ANI) ()RI)ERS.
1955. No. 12.


THE MAGISTRATES' COURT RULES, 1955, DATED MARCH 5, 1955,
MADE BY THE GOVERlNOR IN COUNCIL UNDER SECTION 259 OF THE
MAGISTRATE'S CODE OF PROCEDURE ACT (CAP. 61).


1. Short Title. These Rules may be cited as the Magistrates'
Court Rules, 1955, and shall be read as one with the Rules made by the
Governor in Council on the 9th day of May, 1892 under section 256 of
the Magistrates' Code of Procedure Act, 1891 (hereinafter referred to as
the Principal R.ules).
2. Insertion of new form in Schedule to Principal
Rules. The Schedule to Principal Rules is hereby amended by the
insertion therein after Form 41 of the following Form:-
Foti 41 A.
Summons to defaulting Debtor.

LEEWARI) ISLANI)S
DISTRICT ............
IN THE MAGISTRATE'S COURT. (Civil Side)
-urr No................of 19...
BET WE EN Plaintff
AND
Defendant
TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANT.
WIHEREAS the Plaintiff obtained an Order against you the
above-named Defendant before this Court on the.....................day of
..................... .........19... .for the payment of $.......................
(debt or damages and costs) by...............................instalments of









$ ..................the first of the said instalments to be paid on............
day of....................19...
AND you having made default in payment of $.....................
payable in pursuance of the said Order, are hereby summoned to appear
personally before this Court sitting at............................in the said
District, on th .....................day of ..................19..., at the hour of
.............. ......in the forenoon to be examined on oath couching the
means you have, or have had since the date of the said Order to satisfy
the sum payable in pursuance of the said Order, AND ALSO to show
cause why you should not be committed to prison for such default.

Dated this...............day of ..................19...


listr ict /a;irt'alte.

l)istrict .................

Made by tie governorr in Council this 5th day of March,
1955.

A. I. PENN,
(Cerk or the Co'unril.

Approved by the (.Ttneral Legislative Council this day of
195>..


( lerk / 'the Council.







ANTIGUA.
Printld at the (Government Printingr Office, Ieeward T shuis.
by E. M. BLACKMAx. Govi'nment Printer. -By Authority.
43/00025-320-3.55. [ Price cents.]




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