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    Antigua - Bill: Firearms (Amendment) Ordinance, 1955
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    Antigua - Bill: Excise (Amendment) Ordinance, 1955
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    Antigua - Bill: Trade and Revenue (Amendment) Ordinance, 1955
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    Antigua - Ordinance, No. 23 of 1954: Crown Agents (Change of Title) Ordinance, 1954
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    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 14 of 1955: Post Office (Hours of Business) (Revocation) Rules, 1955
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VOL. LXXXIII.


HubRliSAe by Authority.

THURSDAY, 24TH MARCH, 1955.


N otices.


Brazilian Consular Repre-
sentation.

With reference to the notice
appearing in Gazette No. 26 of the
S3rd June, 1954, it is notified for
general information that Her Majes-
ty's Exequatur has been issued to
Senhor ROBERTO CHALU PACHECO
as Vice-Consul at Port of Spain with
jurisdiction over Trinidad & Tobago,
Bahamas, Jamaica, the Leeward
Islands, the Windward Islands,
British Honduras, Barbados (exclud-
ing Bridgetown) and British Guiana
(excluding Georgetown) and bears the
date 7th February, 1955.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
101/ March, 1955.
Ref. No. 19/00009.

It is hereby notified for general
information that his Excellency the
Governor has been pleased to ap-
point-
(a) Mr. A. F. L. LoUIsY and Mr.
0. E. HENRY to be Presidential
official members; and
(b) Mr. M. S. OSBORNE to be a
nominated member,
of the Executive Council of the
Presidency of Montserrat.
The Secretariat,
A.ntigua.
22nd March, 1955.
C. 18/00005.

It is hereby notified for general
information that His Honour the
Administrator has appointed Sergeant
G. M. ROBERTS to be Inspector of
Weights and Measures for the Presi-
dency of Antigua as from 19th
March, 1955, vice Inspector BYRON
who is proceeding to the United
Kingdom to undergo training.
Administrator's O fice,
Antigua.
19th March, 1955.
No. A. 8211



r 7 79 7

4 F 7,,e


BYTEATN OMS


BY THE ACTING COMMIS-
SIONER OF MONTSERRAT.

A PROCLAMATION.
ALLAN LOUISY,
Acting Commissioner.

In exercise of the powers vested in
the Governor-in-Council by section
3 of the Cotton Planting (Regulation)
Ordinance, 1926, (No. 7 of 1926)
I, ALLAN LOUISY, Esquire, Acting
Commissioner of the Presidency of
Montserrat by and with the advice of
the Executive Council of the said
Presidency, do hereby declare that
the period from the 1st day of April,
1955, to the 15th day of August, 1956,
both days inclusive, is and shall be
a close planting season within the
meaning of the said Ordinance
throughout the said Presidency and
every part thereof except in the
Planting Date Experimental Plot at
the Grove Botanic Station to which
this proclamation shall not apply.
GIVEN at the Commissioner's Office,
Montserrat, this l1th day of
March, 1955, and in the fourth
year of Her Majesty's reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

Pursuant to section 78 (2) of the
Montserrat Constitution and Elections
Ordinance, 1952, it is hereby notified
for general information that the
following candidate has been elected
for the undermentioned electoral
district, no other candidate having
been nominated.


Electoral District.
Central Electoral
District


Candidate.
MICHAEL
WALKINSHAW.


Dated this 11th day of March, 1955.
P. E. WHITE,
Supervisor of Elections.
M. 65A/8--III.

CONFIRMATION OF ORDINANCES.
No. 30.
The Secretary of State for the
Colonies has informed the Governor
that the power of disallowance will
not be exercised in respect of the un-
dermentioned Ordinances:-
Antigua.
No. 9 of 1954, "Development
(Villa Housing) Loan Ordinance,
1954 "


No. 15 of 1954 "Central Board of
Health (Constitution and Temporary
Powers) Ordinance, 1954."
No. 16 of 1954 Lunatic Asylums
(Rep-al) Ordinance, 1954."

No. 31.
The following Bills which are to be
introduced in the Legislative Council
of Antigua, are circulated with this
Gazette and form part thereof:-
The Firearms (Amendment) Ordi-
nance, 1955."
The Excise (Amendment) Ordi-
nance, 1955."
"The Trade and Revenue (Amend-
ment) Ordinance, 1955."

No. 32.
The following Ordinance and Stat-
utory Rule and Order are circulated
with this Gazette and form part
thereof:-
ORDINANCE.
Antigua.
No. 23 of 1954, "The Crown
Agents (Change of Title) Ordinance,
1954." 2 pp. Price 4 cents.
STATUTORY RULE & ORDER.
General Government.

No. 14 of 1955, "The Post Office
(Hours of Business) (Revocation)
Rules, 1955." 1 pp. Price 3 cents.

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 T LEE TV11 D 1
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No. 14.








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


THE AID To PIONEER INDUSTRIES
(MANUFACTURE OF P\ I(NT) ORDER,
195'5, DATED MADE BY
THE GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL UNDER
SECTION t3 (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.


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

Circuit Court Notice.
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, on the 24th day of September,
1941, as amended, the Honourable the
Puisne Judge selected for the sitting
of the Court in the Montserrat Circuit
has appointed the undermentioned
day on which the ensuing Circuit
shall sit in the Presidency, that is to
say:-
On Monday the 28th day of March,
1955 at 11.00 o'clock in the forenoon.

ALLAN LOUSY,
Registrar, Montserrat Circuit.

Registrar's Office,
Montserrat.
7th March, 1955.

With reference to the Declaration
dated the 26th day of October, 1954
(S. I. & O. 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 provisions of section 7 of the


Act. 'he a ea and boundaries of the
same are as herennder:
ALL TIOSE 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 Antigua containing by
admeasnrement. 129.309 acres and
bounded as follows:-
On the North by Galley Bay and
Gambles (Five IslanJs);
On the East by Five Islands:
On the South by Galley 1Bay and
the Village of Five Islands and
On the West by Galley Bay.

Dated this 2nd day of March, 1954.
HENRY J, ELWIN,
Authorized Officer.

Statement of Currency Notes
Circulation in the British
Caribbean Territories (East-
ern Group) on 1st March,
1955.

Average Circulation during January,
1955:-
Br. Caribbean Cur- $
rency Notes 56,475,207.00
Demonetized Gov't.
Notes (outstanding) 1,756,466.00

58,231,673.00

Br. Caribbean Currency Notes:-
Trinidad & Tobago
(including $
Montserrat) ... 27,391,731.00
Barbados ... 5,539,625.00
British Guiana ... 13,820,927.00
Grenada ... 1,939,100.00
St. Vincent ... 529,400.00
St. Lucia ... 862,000.00
Dominica ... 1,091,400.00
Antigua ... 1,423,300.00
St. Kitts ... 1,519,500.00

Total Br. Caribbean
Currency Notes ... 54,116,983.00

Demonetized Trinidad
and Tobago Gov't.
Notes outstanding ... 1,092,243.00
Demonetized Br.
Guiana Gov't.
Notes outstanding ... 379,212.00
Demonetized Barbados
Gov't. Notes
outstanding ... 107,654.00

Total Government
Notes outstanding ... 1,579,109.00
Total circulation ... 55,696,092.00

Circulation on 1st
March, 1955. ... 55,696,092.00

L. SPENCE,
Executive Commissioner,
British Caribbean
Currency Board.
British ('aribbean Currency Board,
Treasury Chambers,
Port of Spain,
7'rinidad, B. W.I.
Ref. No. 24/004 4.


In the matter of the Estate of
EMANUEL GUMBS,
deceased.

(Unrepresented).
To all creditors of the above estate.

You are hereby notified that you
are to come in and prove your debts
and file your claims at the office of
the Administrator of Estates at the
Court House in the town Of Basseterre
in the Island of Saint Christopher
against the said estate.

Creditors resident within the
Colony of the Leewarl Islands are
to file their claims within four
months after the 15th day of March,
1955.

Creditors resident out of the said
Colony are to file their claims eight
months from the said 15th day of
March. 1955.

AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE
that any creditors failing to file their
claims within the time above specified
will be excluded from any benefits
arising from the said Estate.


All persons indebted to
deceased are requested to
amount of their respective
me.


the said
pay the
debts to


Dated the 15th day of March, 1955.

H. S. L. MOSELEY,
Administrator of Estate.


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,
Antigqua,
4th March, 1955.
28/00199.


[24 Marrcb, 1955.









THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


University College Hospital of
the West Indies.

Applications are invited for two
posts of Registrar or Senior Registrar
in the Division of Obstetrics and
Gynecology at the above-named
teaching hospital which is in special
relationship with the University of
London. A higher qualification in
Obstetrics & Gynecology is desirable
but not essential. The successful
candidates will be required to assume
duties by the end of June and early
in October, 1955, respectively.

The appointments will each be lfr
one year in the first instance, subject
to renewal. Salary is in trhe scale
800xl00- 1,000/1,100xl00- 1,400
per annum, depending on experience
and qualifications. Single ac:'omuno-
dation and board or a limited number
of unfurnished flats for unmarried or
married Officers, are provided at a
deduction of 125 per annum or 5%
of salary, respectively. Return first
class passage by sea will bo paid for
one person only in each case.

Further information may be ob-
tained from the Hospital Manager
and Secretary, University College
Hospital, Mona, St. Andrew, Jamaica,
B. W. I., to whom applications stating
age, nationality and details of quali-
fications and experience, together
with three recent testimonials or the
names and addresses of three referees,
should be sent by the 16th of April,
1955.
Ref. No. 13/00286.

University College Hospital of
;ide CVest Indies.
CHIEF PHARMACIST

Applications are invited for the
post of Chief Pharmacist at the
above-named teaching hospital which
is in special relationship with the
University of London. Applicants
should possess the Ph. C. qualification
or its equivalent, and should he
experienced in sterilization intd
hospital routine.

The successful applicant will be
required to train students to the
standard of the Chemists & Druggists
qualifying examination, and to give
instruction in Pharmacy to Medical
students studying for the M.B., B.S.
degree of the University of London.

The salary payable will be in the
:scale 950-25-1,050 per annum,
depending on qualifications and
experience. A deduction of 5% of
salary will be made for superannua-
tion purposes. Return fit.,t class
passage by sea will be paid for one
person only.

Further information may be ob-
tained, from the Hospital Manager
and Secretary, University College
Hospital, Mona, St. Andrew, Jamaica,
B. W. I., to whom application, stating


ag,, nationality and details of qualifi-
cations and experience, together with
three recent testimonials or the names
and addresses of three referees, should
be sent by the 30th of June, 1955.
Ref. No, 13/00286.


Surveyor-Draughtsman,
Waterworks Department,
Barbados.


Applications are invited for the
above post.

The post is pensionable with salary
in the scale $1,920. $1,920-120-2,880-
144-3,456 per annum, plus C.O.L.A.
at the rate of $156 per annum. Leave
passages are payable at a salary of
$2,280 per annum and over.

Applicants must be conversant with
Theodolite and Dumpy Level Survey-
ing and Planetable work, and must
also be able to produce neat tracings,
and know the elements of draughts-
manship.

Applications stating age, qualifica-
tions and experience, should be
addressed to the Chief Secretary,
Public Buildings, Barbados, to reach
him not later than 26th of March, 1955.
Ref. No. 13/00286.


VACANT POST
Headmaster, Grammar School,

St. Vincent, B.W.I.


Applications are invited for the
post of Headmaster, the Grammar
School, St. Vincent, B.W.I.

The school is a Government Insti-
tution. It has at present a roll of
260 boys and takes pupils to the
Cambridge Certificate and Higher
School Certificate Standard.

Applicants should possess a degree
of a University within the British
Commonwealth, and should have had
teaching experience in a Secondary
School. Applicants should furnish
detailed accounts of their qualifica-
tions and experience together with
suitable testimonials, when submit-
ting their applications.

The salary of the post is in the
scale $3,840x120-4,560 (800x25
950) per annum. The point of
entry to the scale will depend on the
qualifications and experience of the
successful candidate, and he will be
on probation for one year. The
holder of the post has Civil Service
Status and the post is pensionable.
The appointment will be subject to
the passing of a satisfactory medical
examination.

Income Tax is payable in accord-
ance with local legislation.


Free passages on first appointment
will be provided for the officer, his
wife and children. Vacation leave
and leave passages are provided in
accordance with local regulations.

Applications must be addressed to
the Assistant Administrator & Estab-
lishment Officer, Government Office,
St. Vincent, B.W.I., and must reach
him not later than 31st July, 1955.
Ref. No. 12/00286.


POST OF SENIOR

ASSISTANT MISTRESS.

Girls' High School,
St. Vincent.


Applications are invited from suit-
ably qualified candidates for appoint-
ment to a post of Senior Assistant
Mistress, Girls' High School.

The school is a Government
Institution, the post is pensionable,
the appointment will be subject to
the passing of a satisfactory medical
examination, and will be on probation
for one year in the first instance.

Applicants should possess a degree
of a University within the British
Commonwealth, and must be able to
teach one of the subjects History,
Geography, French, Latin, to Higher
School Certificate standard, and one
to subsidiary level. They should
also have had teaching exp4r'ie ('t in
a Secondary School.

The salary of the post is in the
scale $2,016-96-2,688 (420-20-560)
per annum. Entry into the salary
scale will be determined according to
the qualifications and experience of
the candidate.

Free passage on first appointment
will be provided for the successful
candidate. Government officials are
liable to taxation imposed by local
enactments.

Applications accompanied by copies
of recent testimonials should be
addressed to the Assistant Adminis-
trator and Establishment Officer,
Government Office, St. Vincent, and
must reach him not later than the
30th April, 1955.
*

RAINFALL FIGURES.
Central Experiment Station,

Antigua.


1951. 1952. 1953. 1954. 1955.
Jan. 3.60 3.10 2.66 3.44 2.16
Feb. 1.88 1.60 1.02 2.45 .68
Mar. 19th .95 .76 3.82 .28 .71
6.43 5.46 7.39 6.17 3.55


24 March, 1955.]









THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. [24 March, 1955.

REGISTRAR'S OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, B.W.I.
21st March, 1955.


Medical Act. 1937.


Pursuaut to Section 12 (4) of the Medioal Act, 1937 the following registration is hereby notified:-


Name. Address. Qualification. Date Registered Registration No.


Griffin, Ruperil Chemist and Druggist. 19th March 171
St. Olair ... St. Johns, Antigua Certificate of Competency 1955
dated 15th Sept. 1952.

O. M. BROWNE,
Registrar.























































ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Offile, Leeward Islande, by.E. Ml BLAOKuAN,
Government Printer.-By Authority,
1955.
[Price 13 cents]







No) of 1955. Firearms (Anundment).


ANTIGUA.

No. of 1955.

An Ordinance to amend the Firearnms Ordinance,
1952.
ENACTED by the Legislature of Antigua
as follows:--
1. This ordinancee may be cited as the Fire- short title.
arms (Amend read as one with the Firearms Ordinance, 1952, 14/1952.
hereinafter called the Principal Ordinance.
2. Section 2 of the Principal Ordinance is Amendment
hereby amended by the deletion of the definition of f Principal
the expression Gazetted Police Officer" and the Ordinance.
insertion in the appropriate place of the following
definition:-

Superintendent of Police means the Gazetted
Police Officer in charge of the Police
Division established in the Presidency and
includes any police officer, or government
officer authorized in writing by the
Superintendent of Police to act on his
behalf in relation to the licensing of
firearms ";


ANTIGUA,








ANTIGUA. -92 Fi'earniw (Amelwndment)


,iiin]mrnit 3. Section 13 of tile Principal Ordinance i,
of action 13 r
f Principal 1hery amended by-
Ordinance.
(i) the substitution of the words Super-
intendent of Police" for the word
Treasurer wherever it occurs in
subsection (1) of the section: and

(ii) the deletion of the words 'ait tile
Treasury by the Treasurer occur-
ring in subsection (2) of the section
and the substitution therefore of the
words in the Divisional Police
Headquarters in the Presidency."
Amendment 4. Subsection (1) of section IT of tilhe
) ofPoction Principal Ordinance is hereby amended Iby-
cipal Ordi-
nance.
(i) the insertion in the introductory
words of the subsection between
the words Treasurer and under "
occurring in the 'cond line of the
words and commas "or the Superin-
tendent of Police, as the case may
be,";


(ii) the insertion after the word which "
occurring at the end of the fir-. lirn
of paragraph (a) of the s>ubii..c! ie of
the words may be is:sud hIy the
Treasurer and ":


(iii) the insertion after the word i li; ci
occurring at the endl of the first line
of paragralphs (6) and (r) respect\ ily
of the subsection of the. words "' ima
be issued by the Supcrint-ndelnt of
Police and ";


(iv) the deletion in the last sentence of the
suibsction of the word Treasur r "
occurring in tilh sccoiil line titl'i, f
and the suli i titution tlheri f r 1,f tli
words Superilteendent of Police ".


N 4 9.5







No. of 1955. 1i? ears (A.i ndment). 3 ANToGUA.

5. Section 18 of the Principal Ordinance is Armo.m,nnt
hereby amended as follows:-- o Princip
otj Plinance.
(i) Subsections (i) and (2) of the section
are amended by the deletion of the
words obtained and delivered to
the Treasurer a certificate from a
Gazetted Police officer r and has
obtain d ind delivered to the Trens-
urer a certificate from a Gazetted
Police Officer respectively occurring
therein and the substitution therefore
of the words '" satisfied the Superin-
tendent of Police "
(ii) The following is hereby Siib stiutied
for sub.sectioni (3) of the sectioni:-
(3) \Vhere the Superin-
tendent of Police is satisfied th; t
an aIpplicant is a fit and propltr
person to carry and use a fire-
arm lie shall give to such appli-
cant a certificate to that effect
and shall make ain ent ry of his
having done ,o il a register of
persons licensed to carry and
use firearms to be kept in the
Divisional Police Headquarters
in the Presidency.
(iii) Subsection (4) is armetled iy the
substitution of the word s ihe Super-
inteindent of Police for tle words
a Gazetted Police Officei occur-
ringi in the last line of the subsection;
(iv) The following is hereby substituted
for subsection (5) of Ilie section:-
(5) Aln enlry shall I)be
made by tlhe up)erinteiident of
Police of thlit cancellation :f
such certificate in the register of
persons licensed to carry and
use firearilts and notice ii, writ-
infl of such ;cancllaiion shall h,
given to th, hlder of the
licnce.'








Firearms (Amendmen ).


(v) Subsection (6) is amended by the sub-
stitution of the words the Superin-
tendent of Police for the words
a Gazetted Police Officer occur-
ring in the second line of the sub-
section;
(vi) The following is hereby substituted
for subsection (7) of the section:-
(7) Every certificate de-
livered under this section shall
be in the Form G in the First
Schedule to this Ordinance,
adapted to suit the particular
purpose."
Amendment 6. Section 20 of the Principal Ordinance is
of section 2a hereby amended by the insertion between the word
of Principal e ir
Ordinance. Treasurer and the comma occurring in the first
line of the section of the words and coinmau in
respect of a licence issued under paragraph (a) of
subsection (1) of section 17 of this Ordinance, and
the Superintendent of Police in respect of a licence
issued under any of the paragraphs (b) to (c) of
the said subsection, as the case may be "
Amendment. 7. Section 26 of the Principal Ordinance is
of Rectien 2; hereby amended by the deletion of the words
of Principal
Ordiiano e. Treasurer or any police officer occurring therein
and the substitution therefore of the words Super-
intendent of Police ".

Amnendlmen 8. Section 29 of the Principal ordinancee is
of section 29 hereby amended by--
of Principal
Ordinance. (i) the deletion of the words "the
Treasurer or occurring in the
second line thereof and the substitu-
tion of the word him for the
word them occurring in the
fourth line; and
(ii) the deletion of the marginal note
appearing against the section and
the substitution therefore of the
following:-
Obstruction of police officer."


No, () f 19!" ,


A NrJris u .








No ~Of 19"A


Firewwi, .'A41/Pndrnen*)


5 ANsTIcA.


9. Section 20 of the Principal Ordinance is
hereby amended by the deletion of the words The
Treasurer or any police officer mayv" and the
substitution therefore of the words 'L Any police
officer may "

10. Subsection (3) of section 41 of the Prin-
cipal Ordinance is hereby amended hv the deletion,
of the words the Treasurer or occurring therein
and the deletion of the marginal note Penaty "
appearing against the said subsection.

11. The amendments specified in the second
column of the Schedule to this Ordinance being
amendments of a minor nature, shall be made in the
provisions of the Principal Ordinance specified in
the first column of that Schedule.


SCHEDULE.


Sections 10, 14, 16. 22, 33, 37 and
Forms I), E, F and G of the
First Schedule to the Ordli;iunce.


The expression the Superinten-
(lent of Police" shall he substituted
for the expressions "a Gazetted
Police Officer" and "the Treas-
urer respectively wherever those
occur in the sections, the relative
marginal notes and the Forms.


President.


Passed the Legislative Council this
1955.


Amendment
of section .c0
of Principal
Ordinance.


Amendment
of section 41
(3) of Princi-
pal Ordinance.



Minor amend-
ments.


day of


QOerk qf the Counc'il.


I ~









AN'IIGU. 6


Firearms hA amendment .


OBJECTS AND REASONS.


No. of 1955.


'Th Obhject of this Bill is to amendr tih Firearms Ordinanco, 1952
11 or(d(1---
(a) to make Police responsible for the issue of firearm licences;
and

(b) t, h'ltl tho mat1'iinal note aatins 4 Sectioi 41 (3) which is
incorrectly insert I in the Princilail Ordlinaice and to which thi
Secretary of State h;s drawn atiltnionii in his Leeward Islinds
Despatch No. 46 of the 22nd January\, 1953.

RANDALL H. LOCKHART,
Crown A attorney.





































A N''TIt4IA.
I'rintfd at, the G;(,rttnment Prnnting' O()tfi Le-ward Islata1&' .
by F. X. IA'K'I.\N. (;.uvrVt II ] B Antforitr.

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o 9Ecice (A edeni).


ANTIGUA.


No.


of 1955.


An Ordinance to amend further
Ordinance, 1903.

ENACTED by the Legislature
as follows:-


Excise


of Antigua


1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Short title.
Excise (Amendment) Ordilnnce, 1955, and shall
be read as one with the Excize Ordinance, 1903, t3wo.os
as amended, hereinafter called the Principal
Ordinance.


2. The Principal Ordinance is herebyh
amended by the insertion tlherein immediately vaftcr
section 16 of the following as sections 16A, 16tB,
16C, 161), 16E and 16F respectively:-

16A. In ever distillery the capacity of
every package shall be calculated by reference
to the weight and hydrometer indication of
the spirits contained therein by means of thli
tables prepared for use with Sykes' h3dromni cr
for the purpose.


Insertion qf
new retioils
in Principal
Ordinance,


Mode of
ascertaining
capacity of
packages
contaiing
spirits at
a disrillery.


of 1955.


ANTIGUA.








AAT~~TG 2 Ei.ccie (A-l:n diLenft). No. of 1955.
Distiller I6B. Every distiller shall provide
to provide
sales anld sufficient and just scales and weights for the
weights. purpose of weighing spirits ii his store, stock,
or possession, and any package used for the
purpose of contaiining any such spirits.

Description 16C. The scales shall be ordinary beam
of i s and scales capable of wCeihing twelve hundred-
weight, and the weights shall be a complete
se' of the [inperil Standard weights capable
of weighing to the nearest pound any weight
up to Gwelve hundredweight.

Custody uf 16D. Every distiller shall maintain and
scales and
weights, keep the scales and weights aforesaid in such
proper and convenient place in his spirit store
as the Collector of Customs mav direct, "and
so that the same shall be at all times readys
for the inspection and use of the proper
officer.

officer to use 16E. Every distiller shall permit any
wehts nd officer to use such s cales and weights as are
specified iln section 16A of this ordinancee
for the purposes of this Ordinance and shall,
with his servants and workmen, whenever
required by any officer, weigh and assist in
weighing and in raking account of any
spirits in his store, stock or possession.

Ofences in 1i F. (1) If any distiller refuses or
regard to
scales and neglects to comply with any of the provisions
w-eiihte. of section It6B, 16C, 16E or 16F of this
Ordinance, lie shall incur a penalty of ninety-
six dollars.

(2) If any distiller-

(a) provides, or uses, or permits to
be used any insufficient, false, or unjust
scales or weights (.oitrarry to the pro-
vision, of this Ordinance; or

(b) practises anv device or con-
trivance by which any officer may be
prevented from or hindered or deceived
in taking the just and true quantity or








Ex.cise (Amendment).


weight of any spirits or of any package
in any distillery or store adjacent thereto,
he shall incur a penalty of nine hundred
and sixty dollars and in addition all
such false or unjust scales and weights
shall be forfeited.

3. The Principal Ordinance is hereby Insertion of
further amended by the insertion therein imme- nw action
51A in
diately after section 51 ol the following as Principal
section 5A:- Ordinance.

51A. In respect of every removal of Charge for
services of
spirits from a distillery or store adjacent oilers.
thereto there shall ie paid I)' the distiller
to the Collector of iCustonms for the use of
the Presidency a charge of fifty cents for the
first half of ani hour or part thereof and
twenty-five cents for each subsequent quarter
of an hour or part thereof during which
an officer is present and supervising such
removal. "
4. Section 80 of the Principal Ordinance men dment
is herebhy ;nended by the insertion of the words of rection so
C 1of Principal
:"and scale- and w-ighits flor'feited between the Ordinanlce.
word forfeiture and the word under"
appearing in line 4 thereof.

President.
Passed the Legislative Council the day
of 1955.


Clerk of the Council.


3 ANTIGUA.


No. of 195i.








ANTIGUA. 4 Excise (A amendment .


o. of 194
No. of 195;)


OBJECTS AND REASONS.

The object of this Bill is to amend the Excise Ordinance,
1903, to require that scales shall hbe provided for weighing
packages in distilleries as is done in all modern distilleries in
the West Indif.s; and to provide for charges to he raised and
collected for the services of Treasury Officers supervising
the removal of spirits into and out of a private Distillery
Warehouse.

RANDALL H. LOCKHART,
Crowzn Attorney,
January, 1955.
































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No. of 1955.


I tade and Revenue
(Ametndmnent)


ANTIG U A.


No.


of 1955.


An Ordinance to amend further the Trade and
Revenue Ordinance, 1900.

ENACTED by the Legislature of Antigua as
follows:-

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Trade
and Revenue (Amendment) Ordinance, 1955 and
shall be read as one with the Trade and Revenue
Ordinance, 1900, as amcillded, hlreinHfter called
the Principal Ordinance.



2. Subsection (3) of Section 26 of the
Principal Ordinance is hereby amended by the
deletion of the word seven appearing in the
second line of the subsection and the substitution
therefore of the word three ".

3. Section 29 of the Principal Ordinance is
hereby amended by-

(a) the renumbering of the section as
subsection (1) thereof; and


Short title.
8/LO0.
14/1922.
16/1925.
7:1933.
2/1934.
16/1934.
14/1936.
8/1938.
3/1939.
4/1950.
Amendment
of section 26
(3) of Princi-
pal Ordi-
nance.


Amendment
of section 29
of Principal
Ordinance.


AN'rlUUa,








ANTIGUA. 2


Trade and Revenue
(Amendment)


No. of 1955.


(b) the addition as subsection (2) thereof
of the following:--

(2) There shall lie paid by ihe
importer of goods stored in a ware-
house licensed under section 27 of
this Ordinance to the Collector of
Customs for the use of the Presi-
dencv in respect of the services of
every Treasury Officer required to
attend at such warehouse for receiv-
ing or delivering goods a charge of
fifty cents for the first half of an
hour or part thereof and twenty-five
cents for each subsequent quarter of
an hour or part thereof during which
such Treasury Officer attends at the
warehouse."

4. Section 36 of the Principal Ordinance is
hereby amended by--


(a) the insertion between the word
spirits and the word shall appearing
in the first line of the section of the words
"and goods listed in Schedule A to this
Ordinance "; and
(b) the substitution of a colon for the
full stop at the end of the section ani tlh
addition immediately thereafter ,f tlhe follow-
ing p)roviso:-

Provided further that the 'foods
listed in Schedule A t this (Ordinance
shall he duly cleared from a (Government
warehouse not more than tw' nt-four
hours after landing ".
rnsartion of 5. The Principal Ordinance is hereby
new section amended bv -the insertion therein immediately after
Principal section 37 of the following section 37 A:-
Ordinance.
Removal of 37A. (1) Warehoused spirits may,
warehoused
.Apirits for with the written permission o t lie ( ol lector
sale on board of Customis and subject to fhl' conditions
tourimt ips prescribed in subsection (2) of this section


Amendment
of section 3G
of Principal
Ordinance.







of 1955. Trdd(, and Perm nwe ANTIumA.
(Amendment)
and to such restrictions as the Collector of
Customs may think tit be removed from a
warehouse free of duty for sale on board a
vessel arriving in the Presidency with not,
less than one hundred passengers.

(2) Every removal of warehoused
spirits under subsection (1) of this section
shall he subject to the following condi-
tions:-

(a() The person desiring such
removal shall deliver to the Collector
of Customs a request note signed by
the agent of the vessel to which the
spirits are to be removed;
(b) The request note shall state
the description and quantity of spirits
required to be removed, the name of
the vessel whereon those spirits are
intended to he sold and such other
particulars as the Collector of Customs
may think fit;

(c) The removal and shipment
of the spirits for sale on board the
vessel shall be carried out under the
supervision of a Treasury Officer;

(d) Not more than (orty-eirht
hours matter the removal every person
to whom permission is given for such
removal iai!a deliver to the (Collector
of Customs a receipt signed by the
purser of the vessel stating that the
spirits perii lted ,o he .removed have
been received on board that vessel for
sale to ,una fidrc passengers only.

(3) Any person contravening the pro-
visions of subsection (1) of this section or
failing or neglecting to comply with any
!If the c(inditions f.r,',cribed iin subsection
( n) r this section shall forthwiih becanie
liabi;e r tEL customs and excis, duri,-s-, (de








ANTIGQUA VA Trade anmi 'irnti No. of 19).
(.Amendmln )nt

and payable on such spirits and every per-
son who fails to pay those duties or any of
them shall be guilty of an offence and shall
on summary conviction he liable to
a fine not exceeding two thousand four hun-
dred dollars in addition to any duties for
which he may be liable."
Addition 4'f 6. The Principal Ordinance is hereby
Schedule 1) tb
.inc;ipt t" amended by the addition thereto of the follow-
ordinance. ing Schedule as Schedule A:-

"SCHEDULE A
GOODS TO BE CLEARED NOT MORE THAN 24 HOURS
AFTER LANDING.
1. Butter and Cheese, when not packed in tins.
2. Fresh fruits and vegetables including onions and
garlic.
3. Fresh fish.
4. Fresh meats including game and poultry.
5. Salted fish.
6. Salted meats of all kinds.
7. Smoked fish including herrings in boxes.
8. Smoked meats including hams and sausage_ not
packed in tins."




President.

Passed the Legislative Council the
day of 1955.


Clerk of the Council.







,.
No. of 1955 7 rude and 17nrnue 5 ANTIOUA.
(Amendment)

OBJECTS AND REASONS.



The object of this Bill is to amend the Trade and
Revenue Ordinance, li0)( in the following respects-

(a) to provide that a charge is made for the ser-
vices of Treasury Officers required to attend to the
receiving and deelivering of goods stored in honded
private warehouses:

(b) to correct an error in subsection (3) of section
26 of the Principal Ordinance under which the Collec-
tor of Customs is authorized to sell perishable goods
remaining uncleared for three days after landing;

(c) to provide Ior a Schedule of goods that must
be cleared from the governmentt \Warehouse within
24 hours after landing; and

(d) to permit liquor to be removed and sold from
bond to vessels arriving in the Presidency with not less
than 100 passengers on board subject to presentation of
a request signed by the agent of the vessel and the pro-
duction within 48 hours after removal of a receipt signed
by the purser of the vessel stating that such liquor has
beein received on board fo r sale to hon(a ,fld passengers.

2. The amendments at (a), (A) and (c) arise out of the
recommendations of the Beaubrun report on the reorganisation
of the Customs and Excise Department.

3. rFTh amendment at (d) has been suggested to enable
the Presidenvc t, hienefit from the opportunity to obtain hard
currency offered Ib the visits of tourist ships and to attract
such visits. Similar facilities are grunted elsewhere in territo-
ries catering for the tourist trade.

RANDALL H. LOCKHART,
Crown Attorney.


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No. 23 of 1954. (1roun A Agent, ANTIGUA.
(Change of Title).
[L.S.]
[ ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
7th March, 1955.



[1st April, 1954]



ANTIGUA.

No. 23 of 1954.

An Ordinance to provide for a change of the
title The Crown Agents for the Colonies"
to "The Crown Agents for )versea Gov-
ernments and Administrations ".

ENACTED by the Legislature of Antigua
as follows:--

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Short title.
Crown Agents (Change of Title) Ordinance, 1954.

2. All references to the Crown Agents change of
for the Colonies in any Ordinance or Regulation Titl-.
or in any instrument issued pursuant to a
statutory power and in force or having effect
in the Presidency on or after the 1st day of
April, 1954, shall be construed as references to
the Crown Agents for Oversea Governments
and Administrations.

3. This Ordinance shall be deemed to Commence-
have come into operation on the 1st day of meant.
April, 1954.

ALEC LOVELACE,
President.








ANTIGUA. 2


Crown Agents
(Change of Title).


No. 23 of 1954.


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

J. L. ROBINSON,
Clerk of the Council.









































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1955.


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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1955, No. 14.


POST OFFICE.

Hours of Business.


THE POST OFFICE (HOURS OF BUSINESS) (REVOCATION)
RULES, 1955, DATED MARCH 19, 1955, MADE BY THE
GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL UNDEI SECTION 14 OF THE POST
O(FFIC ACT (Cap. 128).


1. Short Title. These Rules may be cited as the
Post Office (Hours of Business) (Revocation) Rules, 1955.
2. Revocation. The Post Office (Hours of
Business) Rules, 1948 (S. R. & 0. 1948, No. 22) and the
Post Office (Hours of Business) (Amendment) Rules 1948
(S. R. & 0. 1948 No. 24) are hereby revoked.
Made by the Governor in Council this 19th day of
March, 1955.
A. E. PENN,
Clerk of' the Council.








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