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        Page 75
        Page 76
    Virgin Islands - Ordinance, No. 5 of 1955: Appropriation Ordinance, 1955
        Page A 1
        Page A 2
    Antigua - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 7 of 1955: Resolution of the Legislative Council re deletion of item 9 in the First Schedule to the Customs Duties Ordinance, 1927
        Page B 1
    Montserrat - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 11 of 1955: Legislative Council (Elections) Regulations, 1955
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THE LEEWARD


GAZETTE.

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VOL. LXXXIII.


THURSDAY, 12TH MAY, 1955.


Notices,

It is notified for general informa-
tion that His Excellency has appointed
Mr. C. S. ROBERTS, Economic and
Financial Adviser, as an official mem-
ber of the General Legislative Council
in place of Mr. P. W. BECKWITH
who resigned his seat, with the
permission of the Governor, on the
termination of his secondment to
this Colony.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
6th May. 1955.
0. 18/00013.

It is hereby notified for general
information that His Excellency has
appointed Mr. C. S. ROBERTS, Eco-
nomic and Financial Adviser, as an
Official Member of the Federal
Executive Council in place of Mr.
P. W. BECKWITH who resigned his
seat, with the permission of His
Excellency on the termination of his
secondment to this Colony.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
7th May, 1955.
Ref. No. 0. 18/00002.

It is hereby notified that, at a
meeting of the Legislative Council of
Montserrat held on the 30th April,
1955, the Hon. J. C. L. WALL and
Mr. E. T. EDGECOMBE were elected
to be the representative members of
that Presidency on the General
Legislative Council.
2. In consequence of the fore-
going, and in accordance with the
provisions of Clause 14(3) of the
Royal Instructions, the Hon. R W.
GRIFFITH ceased to be a member of
the Federal Executive Council with
effect from the 30th April, 1955.
The Secretariat,
Antigua.
7th May, 1955.
Ref. No. 18/00031.

It is hereby notified for general
information that His Excellency the
Governor has appointed Mr. W. S. R.
HOWEs to be a First Lieutenant in
the Montserrat Defence Force, with
effect from the 1st May, 1955.
The Secretariat,
Antigua.
7th May, 1955.
Ref. No. 53/00018.


It is hereby notified for general
information that His Excellency the
Governor has approved, under section
19(1)(b) of the Pensions Act, No 12
of 1947, that officers who had hitherto
elected to remain under the provi-
sions of Cap. 130 may now revoke
such election and may opt to come
within the provisions of the Pensions
Act, No. 12 of 1947, as amended,
provided that they are under the
age of fifty-five years on the 31st
August, 1955, and that such option is
exercised in writing not later than
that date.
2. Officers who elect to come
within the provisions of the 1947
Pensions Act, as amended, will be
subject to all the provisions of that
Act, including section 8 under which
an officer may be required to retire
at any time after he attains the age of
fifty-five years.

Colonial Secretary,
Leeward Islands.
6th May, 1955.


The Administrator of Antigua has
appointed the undermentioned Mar-
riage Officers for the Presidency of
Antigua:
Reverend FREDERICK GEORGE
IVOR PACKER
Reverend H. L. FRANK BOLSTER
Reverend TREVOR S. BATES

Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
Ref. No. A. 8/4.

The Administrator of Antigua has
made the following appointment:-
Miss VERA BROWN of Newfield to
act as Assistant Registrar of Births,
Deaths and Marriages for the Parish
of Saint Phillips from the 12th
May 1955 until further notice, in
place of Rev. H. LANE on leave.
Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
6th May, 1955.
Ref. No. A. 47/23.


The Commissioner of Montserrat
has made the following appointment
under section 3 of the Marriage
Ordinance, 1921, (Montserrat No. 6 of
1921):-
The Reverend EDGAR BLANT, B.A.,
to be a Marriage Officer with
effect from the 30th April, 1955.

No. 45.

Appointments and transfers etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-
ABBOTT, S. H., Agricultural Officer,
Nevis, to be Agricultural Superin-
tendent, Department of Agriculture,
Antigua. May 7
DYER, N. A., Junior Clerk, Munici-
pal, to be House Property Manager,
Central Housing and Planning
Authority, Antigua. Jan. 1
THOMAS, Mrs. A., Junior Clerk,
Customs, Excise and Port, to be
Senior Clerk, Post Office, Antigua.
May 1

No. 46.
CONFIRMATION OF ORDINANCES.
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 Acts and Ordinances:-


ACTS.
Leeward Islands.
No. 1 of 1955 "The
(Amendment) Act, 1955."


Stamp


No. 6 of 1955, "The Evidence
(Amendment) Act. 1955."
No. 7 of 1955, "The Elementary
Education (Repeal) Act, 1955."
No. 11 of 1955, "The Supreme
Court (Amendment) Act, 1955."
No. 18 of 1955, "The Magistrate's
Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act,
1955."
ORDINANCES.
St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.
No. 13 of 1954, "The Fruit Trees
(Destruction Prohibition) Ordinance,
1954 ".
No. 19 of 1954, "The Crown
Agents (Change of Title) Ordinance,
1955 ".


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No. 21.


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Virgin Islands.
No. 7 of 1954, "The Virgin Islands
Constitution and Election Ordinance
1954 ".
No. 1 of 1955, The Midwifery
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1955".
Antigua.
No. 14 of 1954, "The Nurses
Registration Ordinance, 1954."

No. 47.
The Governor has, this day, been
pleased to assent to the undermen-
tioned Ordinances of the Legislature
of the Virgin Islands:-
No. 4 of 1955 "The Crown Pro-
ceedings Ordinance, 1955 ".
May 4.
No. 5 of 1955 The Appropriation
Ordinance, 1955 ".
May 5.
47/00114.
No. 48.
The following Ordinance and
Statutory Rules and Orders are circu-
lated with this Gazette and form
part thereof:-
ORDINANCE.

Virgin Islands.
No. 5 of 1955, "The Appropriation
Ordinance, 1955."
2 pp. Price 4 cents.

STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.
Antigua.

No. 7 of 1955, "Resolution of the
Legislative Council re deletion of
item 9 in the First Schedule to the
Customs Duties Ordinance, 1927.
1 pp. Price 3 cents.
Montserrat.

No. 11 of 1955, "The Legislative
Council (Elections) Regulations,
1955." 1 pp. Price 3 cents.

REGISTRAR GENERAL'S OFFICE,
ANTIGUA.

In accordance with the provisions
of Section 16 of the Marriage Ordi-
nance, 1923, the following Building
has been registered in the Presidency
of Antigua as a Building where Banns
of Marriage may be published.
Advent Sabbath Church, at Ottos
Vill ge.

Dated this 4th day of May, 1955.
O, M. BROWNE,
Registrar General.


TRAFFIC NOTICE.


The Vehicle & Road Traffic Ordi-
nance 1946.

By virtue ot the powers conferred
on me in section 2 of the Vehicles
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 6.45 p.m.
to 5.30 a.m.
Dated this 4th day of May, 1955.

E. M. V. JAMES, Lt.-Col.,
Traffic Commissioner.
36/00004

WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.


The Inspector of Weights and
Measures shall attend for the purpose
of examining, weighing and stamping
Weights and Measures and Weighing
Instruments at the following times
and places:-

(1) At the Police Station, Parham,
on Tuesday the 7th June, from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m.

(2) At the Police Station, Willikies,
on Friday the 10th June, from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m.
(3) At the Police Station, Bolans,
on Tuesday the 14th June, from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m.
(4) At the Police Station, All
Saints, on Friday the 17th June, from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(5) In the City of St. John at the
Police Station on the 20th, 21st, 22nd,
23rd and 24th June from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m.
Provided that should any of the
days prescribed above for the Inspec-
tor's attendance at Parham, Willikies,
Bolans and All Saints fall on a Bank
Holiday, the Inspector shall attend
on the following day instead.
G. M. ROBERTS,
Inspector of Weights & Measures.


Police Headquarters,

Antigua.

3rd May, 1955.
Ref. No. A. 82/1.


Statement of Currency Notes
Circulation in the British
Caribbean Territories (East-
ern Group) on 1st April,
1955.
Average circulation during February,
1955:-
Br. Caribbean Cur- $
rency Notes 54,066,172.00
Demonetized Gov't.


Notes (outstanding) 1,606,992.00

55,673,164.00

Br. Caribbean Currency Notes in
circulation on 1st April, 1955:
Trinidad & Tobago
(including $
Montserrat) ... 27,431,768.00
Barbados ... 5,552,625.00
British Guiana ... 13,836,786.00
Grenada ... 1,939,100.00
St. Vincent ... 529,400.00
St. Lucia ... 862,000.00
Dominica ... 1,091,400.00
Antigua ... 1,543,300.00
St. Kitts ... 1,519,500.00


Total Br. Caribbean
Currency Notes ...

Demonetized Trinidad
and Tobago Gov't.
Notes outstanding ...

Demonetized Br.
Guiana Gov't.
Notes outstanding ...
Demonetized Barbados
Gov't. Notes
outstanding ..
Total Government
Notes outstanding .
Total circulation ...


54,305,879.00



1,049,082.00


360,955.00


100.176.00

1,510,213.00

55,816,092.00


L. SPENCE,
Executive Commissioner,
British Caribbean
Currency Board.
British Caribbean Currency Board,
Treasury Chambers,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad, B. W.I.
Ref. No. 24/00044.

RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station,
Antlgua.


Jain.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr.
May 7th


1951. 1952. 1953. 1954. i955'
3.60 3.10 2.556 3.44 2.16
1.88 1.60 1.02 2.45 .68
1.09 1.62 5.60 1.08 .83
2.16 3.14 2.06 .49 1.75
.28 1.84 .26 2.36 1.18
9.01 11.30 11.49 9.82 6.60


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


[Price 14 cents]


[12 May, 1955.


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Approprtatzon (1955).


[L.S.]
I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
5th May, 1955.

VIRGIN ISLANDS.

No. 5 of 1955.

An Ordinance to provide for the services of the
Presidency of the Virgin Islands for the year
ending on the thirty-first day of December,
1955.

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Virgin
Islands.
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the
Appropriation Ordinance, 1955.
2. There shall be and there is hereby granted
to Her Majesty the Queen, for the services of the
Presidency of the Virgin Islands for the year
ending on the thirty-first day of December, 1955,
the sum of five hundred and sixty-three thousand,
one hundred and thirty five dollars, to be applied
and expended in the manner and for the services
set forth in the Schedule hereto.

3.. Such part of the said sum of five
hundred and sixty-three thousand, one hundred
and thirty-five dollars as is payable by the said
Presidency shall be and the same is hereby declared
to be charged -upon and made payable from and out
of the General Revenue and other funds of the
said Presidency.


4. The Treasurer of the said Presidency is Payments
hereby authorised and required from time to time how made.
upon the order or warrant of the Governor to pay
the, several sums appropriated by and in the said
Schedule to the several services therein mentioned,
as the said order or warrant shall direct, out of the
General Revenue and other funds of the said
Presidency without further order or formality.

37e/ 7R79-

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VIBGIAND
I8MANW.


Short title


Appropriation







Sums charged
on General
Revenue.


No. 5 of 1955.








VIRI 2 Appropriation (1I65). No. 5 of 1955.

Commence- 5. This Ordinance shall be deemed to have
ment. come into operation on the 1st day of January, 1955.

H. A. C. HOWARD,
President.

Passed the Legislative Council this 29th day
of March, 1955.
H. 0. CREQUE,
Clerk of the Council.


SCHEDULE.

Head. Service. Amount.
$
I. Pensions 6,784
II. Federal Contribution 24,521
III. Administration, Treasury & Customs 91,119
IV. Agriculture 32,665
V. Primary & Adult Education & Library 72,079
VI. Secondary Education 19,782
VII. Medical & Health 59,227
VIII. Miscellaneous 38,584
IX. Police & Prison 6,024
X. Post Office 10,019
XI. Public Works 8,710
XII. Public Works Recurrent 37,165
XIII. Public Works Extraordinary 43,790
XIII A. Deferred Maintenance 9,066
XIV. Colonial Development & Welfare
Schemes 103,600

Total 563,133














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


Price 4 oents.


47/00114-480-5.55.








LEEWARD


ISLANDS.


ANTIGUA.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1955, No. 7.


CUSTOMS DUTIES.


RESOLUTION OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF ANTIGUA DATED
MAY 5, 1955, MADE UNDER SECTION 15 OF THE CUSTOMS
DUTIES ORDINANCE, 1927 (No. 11 OF 1927).


BE IT RESOLVED by the Legislative
Antigua as follows:-


Council of


1. The First Schedule to the Customs Duties Ordinance,
1927, is hereby altered by the deletion of item 9 and the
substitution therefore of the following item-

Rates of Duties.


Article.


9. Beer, Ale Stout & Porter: Whether
in bottles, tins or wood


Full. Preferential.

84c. per 60c. per
Imp. gal. Imp. gal.


Passed the Legislative Council the 5th day of May, 1955.
J.. L. ROBINSON,
Clerk of the Council.


ANTIGUA
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLACKMAN, Government Printer.-By Authority.
1955.
480-5.55. Y [Price 3 cents.]
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LEEWARD


ISLANDS.


MONTSERRAT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1955, No. 11.
THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ELECTIONS) REGULATIONS, 1955, DATED
APRIL 15, 1955, MADE BY THE GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL UNDER
SECTION 103 OF THE MONTSERRAT CONSTITUTION AND ELECTIONS
ORDINANCE, 1952 (No. 1 OF 1952).

1. SHORT TITLE. These Regulations may be cited as the Legis-
lative Council (Elections) Regulations, 1955.
2. RATES OF PAY. The following amounts shall be paid to the
officers hereinafter mentioned for their services in connection with the
general election held in the year 1955:-
(a) To the Supervisor of Elections ... seventy dollars;
(b) To every returning officer of an elec-
toral district in which the election
was contested ... forty dollars;
(c) To every returning officer of an elec-
toral district in which the election
was uncontested ... fifteen dollars;
(d) To every presiding officer ... fifteen dollars;
(e) To every poll clerk ... ten dollars;
(f) To every poll clerk and every witness
tallying at the count of the votes ... four dollars;
(g) To every messenger appointed to col-
lect a ballot box and election docu-
ments ... one dollar.
3. TRAVELLING. For travelling in connection with any election
officers shall be paid at the rate prescribed for public officers by any
Travelling Allowance Regulations in force.
Made by the Governor in Council this 15th day of April, 1955.
Js. H. CARROTT,
Clerk of the Council,
ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office. Leeward Islands,
)( by E. M. BLACKMAN. Government Printer.-By Authority.
1955.
18/00004-480-5.55. [Price 3 cents.]

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