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Title: Leeward Islands gazette
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Creator: Leeward Islands (West Indies)
Publisher: Gov. Printing Office
Place of Publication: Antigua
Publication Date: 1872-
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Dates or Sequential Designation: 1- , 1872-
General Note: Two pages per frame.
General Note: Supplements, issued with some numbers, contain departmental reports, Meteorological registers, ordinances, statutory rules and orders, etc., of Antigua, St. Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, and the British Virgin Islands.
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    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 17 of 1955: Consular Conventions (United States of Mexico) Order, 1955
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THE LEEWARD ISL JNDS


iGAZETTET.




VOL. LXXXIII. THURSDAY, 5TH MAY, 1955; :iNo. 20.


Notices.


It is notified for general information
that His Excellency the Governor has
issued a Commission to the Hon.
P. D. MACDONALD, C M.G., appoint-
ing him to be Governor's Deputy
during His Excellency's absence from
Antigua, whilst visiting the Virgin
Islands from the 7th to the 17th
May, 1955.
The Secretariat,
Antigua.
3rd May, 1955.
Ref. No. 13/00283.

BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE
LEEWARD ISLANDS.
A PROCLAMATION.
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
WHEREAS by subsection (4) of
section 21 of the Leeward Islands
Acts, 1871 to 1950, as amended, it is
provided that a Bill reserved for the
signification of Her Majesty's pleasure
shall become a law so soon as Her
Majesty shall have given Her assent
thereto, through a Secretary of State,
and the Governor shall have signified
such assent by proclamation and that
every such law shall come into
operation on the date of such procla-
mation, unless it shall be enacted
either in such law or in some other
enactment that it shall come into
operation on some other date, in
which case it shall come into opera-
tion on that date:
AND WHEREAS the Governor
has reserved for the signification of
Her Majesty's pleasure thereon a Bill
passed by the General Legislative
Council on the 16th day of January,
1955 entitled the Leeward Islands
(Amendment) Act, 1955:
AND WHEREAS the Governor
has been advised by a Secretary of
State of the signification of Her
Majesty's assent to the said Bill.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, KENNETH
WILLIAM BLACKBURNE, a Knight
Commander of the Most Distinguish-
ed Order of Saint Michael and Saint
George, an Officer of the Most Excel-
lent Order of the British Empire,
Governor and Commander in Chief in
and over the Colony of the Leeward
Islands and Vice Admiral of the
same, do by this my proclamation


declare that Her Majesty has given
Her Assent to the Leeward Islands
(Amendment) Act, 1955.
GIVEN at the Government House,
Antigua, this 27th day of April,
1955, in the fourth year of Her
Majesty's reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

With regard to Statutory Rule and
Order No. 16 of 1955 of the General
Government, which provided for the
cessation of the existence of the
Antigua Executive Council with effect
from the 23rd April, 1955, it is hereby
notified for general information that,
at a meeting of the Antigua Legisla-
tive Council held on the 29th April,
1955, the Hon. V. C. BIRD, the Hon.
E. H. LAKE and the Hon. E. E.
WILLIAMS were elected to serve on
the reconstituted Executive Council
of the Presidency of Antigua.
2. His Excellency the Governor
has issued on the 29th April, 1955,
Instruments appointing the Crown
Attorney and the Administrative
Secretary, Antigua, to be Presidential
Official Members, and the Hon. A.
MOODY-STUART, O.B.E., M.C., to be
a Nominated Member, of the recon-
stituted Executive Council of the
Presidency of Antigua,

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
Ref. No. C. 18/00007.

It is notified for general information
that the following persons have been
appointed as members of the Antigua
Whitley Council for the period 1st
April, 1955, to 31st March, 1956:-

Official Side.
The Administrative Secretary,-
Chairman.
The Labour Commissioner.
The Assistant Administrative
Secretary (P. W. & Communica-
tions).
The Assistant Administrative
Secretary (Medical).
Staff Side.
Mr. H. D. C. MOORE.
Mr. E. G. O'M. BERRIDGE.
Mr. J. A. O'MARD.
Mr. W. BUNTIN.


2. Mr. F. A. CLARKE has been
reappointed as Secretary of the
Council for the same period.
Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
27th April, 1955.
Ref. No. A. 13/156.

No. 44.

The following Statutory Rule and
Order is circulated with this Gazette
and forms part thereof:-
General Government.
No. 17 of 1955, "The Consular
Conventions (United States of Mexico)
Order, 1955."
1 pp. Price 3 cents.

Board of Commissioners of
Currency, British Caribbean
Territories (Eastern Group).
With reference to Gazette notice of
the' 3rd March, 1955, it is hereby
notified for general information that
Mr. C. S. ROBERTS, Economic and
Financial Adviser, Leeward Islands,
has been appointed Commissioner of
Currency with effect from the 1st
May, 1955.
The Secretariat,
Antigua.
3rd May, 1955.
Ref. No. 24/00015.

BRITISH CARIBBEAN
CURRENCY BOARD.
Rates of Commission for the Issue and
Redemption of Currency Notes.
(Section 7 (1) of the Currency
Ordinance, 1950).
Issue: seven-sixteenths per centum.
Redemption: one-half per centum.
And in addition to the above rates
the cost of any telegrams sent by the
Board or by the Crown Agents in
connection therewith.
L. SPENCE,
Executive Commissioner,
British Caribbean Currency
Board.
Headquarters,
Board of Commissioners of
Currency,
British Caribbean Territori6s,
Trinidad.
4th April, 1955.


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


[5 May, 1955.


In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.
ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.
NOTICE TS HEREBY given that
in pursuance of Rules made by the
Chief Justice under Section 16 of the
Windward Islands and Leeward Is-
lands Courts Order in Council, 1939,
on the 16th day of October, 1941, as
amended, the Honourable the Puisne
Judge selected for the sitting of the
Court in the Antigua Circuit has
appointed the undermentioned day
on which the ensuing Circuit shall
sit in the Presidency, that is to say:-
On Tuesday the 10th day of May,
1955, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon.

0. M. BROWNE,
Registrar, Antigua Cirouit.
Registrar's Office,
Antigua.
April, 1955.


CITY RATE FOR 1955.




Notice is hereby given that the
City Rate Assessment List for 1955
has been posted on the outer door of
the Treasury and at the Central
Board of Health Office.

The rate fixed on properties north
of the houses bordering on Alfred
Peters Street under an assessed
annual rental value of $48.00 is 5%
and of $48.00 and over 7J%. The
rate on all other property under an
assessed annual rental value of $48.00
is 10% and of $48.00 and over 15%.

Any person who objects to any
assessment in the said list must lodge
his objection in writing with the
Secretary, Central Board of Health


within fourteen days after the date
of this notice.
A. M. TAYLOR,
Secretary, Central Board
of Health.

Central Board of Health Office,
Antigua.
16th April, 1955. /
Ref. No. A. 66/7--III.

RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station,
Antigua.


1951. 1952. 1953. 1954. 1956.
Jan. 3.60 3.10 2.55 3.44 2.16
Feb. 1.88 1.60 1.02 2.45 .68
Mar. 1.09 1.62 5.60 1.08 .83
Apr. 2.16 3.14 2.06 .49 1.75
8.73 9.46 11.23 7.46 5.42


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by E. BM BLACKMAN,
Government Printer.-By Authority.
1955.


[Price 7 cents]







LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1955, No. 17.


THE CONSULAR CONVENTIONS (UNITED STATES OF MEXICO)
ORDER, 1955, DATED APRIL 25, 1955, MADE BY THE
GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL UNDER SECTION 6 OF THE CON-
SULAR CONVENTIONS ACT, 1950 (No. 8/1950).


1. Short Title. This Order may be cited as the
Consular Conventions (United States of Mexico) Order, 1955.

2. Application to United States of Mexico.
Section 2 and section 4 of the Consular Conventions Act, 1950
shall apply to the United States of Mexico.


195E


Made by the Governor in Council this 25th day of April,
5.
HELEN H. BELLOT,
Acting Clerk of the Council.

















ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Offoie, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLACKMAN, Government Printer.- By Authority.
1955.


19/00007-480-5.55.


Price 3 oents.




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