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    Leeward Islands - Bill: Currency (Amendment) Act, 1955
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        Page A 2
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    Leeward Islands - Bill: Post Office (Amendment) Act, 1955
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    Montserrat - Ordinance, No. 2 of 1955: Crown Agents (Change of Title) Ordinance, 1955.
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VOL. LXXXIII. THURSDAY, 2ND JUNE, 1955.


Notices,

BY TIIE GOVERNOR OF THE
LEEWAlD ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
WHEREAS it is provided by sec-
tion 19 of the Leeward Islands Acts,
1871 to 1950, as amended, that the
General Legislative Council of the
Leeward Islands may from time to
time be convoked by Proclamation:
AND WHEREAS by section 14 of
the said Act it is further provided
that the place of meeting of the said
Council shall from time to time be
fixed by proclamation:
AND WHEREAS it is expedient
that the said Council should be
convoked.
NOW. THEREFORE, I do by this
my Proclamation summon the said
General Legislative Council to meet
at the Court House in the City of
Saint John in the Presidency of
Antigua on Monday the 20th day of
June, 1955, at nine thirty o'clock in
the forenoon, for the despatch of
public business.
AND the members of the said
Council and all other Her Majesty's
Officers and loving subjects in the
Colony of the Leeward Islands and
all others whom it may concern are
hereby required to take due notice
hereof and to give their ready obedi-
ence accordingly.
GIVEN under my hand at the
Government House, Antigua,
this 26th day of May, 1955,
and in the fourth year of Her
Majesty's reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

It is notified for general informa-
tion that His Excellency the
Governor has issued a Commission to
the Hon. P. D. MACDONALD, C.M.G.,
appointing him to be Governor's
Deputy during his absence from
Antigua whilst visiting St. Kitts-
Nevis-Anguilla from the 7th to the
18th June, 1955.
The Secretariat,
Antigua.
26th May, 1955.
13/00283.


It is notified for general informa-
tion that consequent upon the grant-
ing of leave to Mr. T. E. A. PERKINS,
Assistant Treasurer, Virgin Islands,
His Excellency has issued an
instrument appointing Mr. S. St. A.
MEADE to be a temporary official
member of the Legislative Council of
the Virgin Islands with effect from
thl 27th May, 1955.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
17th May, 1955.


0. 18/00012.


mark securities, issued in Austria,
for which a validation proc,-dnre is
deemed necessary.

Securities, deemed to be subject to
this validation procedure, require to
be registered with one of the follow-
ing registration offices:-
Creditanstalt -B a n k v e r e i n,
Schottengasse, 6, Vienna I.

Osterreichische Landerbank A.
G. Am Hof 2, Vienna I.


Osterreichische Credit-Institut
A. G. Herrengasse 2, Vienna I.


Under the provisions of the Income
Tax Ordinance, 1945, (No. 6 of 1945)
the Commissioner of Montserrat has
appointed Mr. M. M. AUCHINLECK to
be a Commissioner of Income Tax for
that Presidency in place of Mr. D. C.
TODD.

No. 56.

The following Bills which are to be
introduced in the General Legislative
Council of the Leeward Islands are
published with this issue of the
Gazette and form part thereof:-

The Currency (Amendment) Act,
1955."

"The Post Office (Amendment)
Act, 1955."
No. 57.

The following Ordinance is circu-
lated with this Gazette and forms
part thereof:-
Monteerrat.
No. 2 of 1955, The Crown Agents
(Change of Title) Ordinance, 1955."
1 pp. Price 3 cents.

Notice Concerning the Valida-
tion of internally issued Secu-
rities in Austria.
For the purpose of restoring an
orderly state of affairs with regard
to the internal securities issued in
Austria the Ministry of Finance has
been empowered, in terms of the
Austrian Securities Validation Law,
Federal Gazette No. 188/54, to call
up by announcement in the official
notice column of the Wiener Zeitung
those Austrian Schillings and Reichs-


within six months of the date of the
notice of their call up in the Wiener
Zeitung.

Securities, subject to validation
procedure, which are not submitted
in accordance with the detailed
provisions of the law to one of the
above-named registration offices,
within the stipulated time limit,
become invalid on the expiration of
the time limit.

Persons, who have not already
deposited their internal Austrian Se-
curities, either directly or indirectly,
with an Austrian Bank, are recom-
mended, in their own interest, to
contact immediately, either their
own bank or one of the the three
Austrian banks mentioned above, for
the purpose of registering the securi-
ties, or a claim to such securities, in
the prescribed manner within the
time limits imposed, and for infor-
mation as to whether a security issue
has been already officially called up
for validation, and, if so, the date
of the expiration of the stipulated
time limit, and also as to whether,
as a result of an official pronounce-
ment, a security issue has been
declared exempt from the validation
procedure.
Subject to compliance with foreign
exchange regulations the securities
may also be forwarded directly for
registration to one of the three
Austrian banks named above. How-
ever, in this case the respective
Austrian bank requires to be specifi-
cally empowered to carry through in
the name of, and for the account of,
the owner of the security, all the
necessary measures required by the
validation procedure.
Ref. N A.C. 24A/24.


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


[2 June, 1955.


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 17th May, 1955.

GUINNESS EXPORT LIMITED
of Park Royal Brewery, Cumberland
Avenue, Park Royal, London N. W.
have applied for Registration of one
Trade Mark consisting of the follow-
ing:-

Mip ;AE L MA

in Class 43 that is to say:- Beer,
Stout, Ale and Porter.

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods for 5 years
before the date of their said Applica-
tion.
Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Leeward Islands Gazette, give
notice in duplicate at the Trade
Marks Office, Antigua, of opposition to
registration of the said Trade Mark.
O. M. BROWNE,
Registrar of Trade Marks.

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 16th May, 1955.
ANGUS WATSON & CO LIMITED
of 5, City Road, Newcsstle-on-Tyne,
England have applied for Registration
of one Trade Mark consisting of the
following:-


in class 42 that is to say: Substances
used as food or as ingredients in food.
The Applicants claim that they have
used the, said Trade Mark in respect of
the said goods which has not been
used in the Leeward Islands before
the date of their said Application.
Any person. may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Leeward Islands Gazstte, give
notice in duplicate at the Trade Marks
Office, Antigua, of opposition to
registration of the said Trade Mark.

0. M. BROWNE,
Registrar of Trade Marks.


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 17th May, 1955.

GUINNESS EXPORT LIMITED
of Park Royal Brewery, Cumberland
Avenue, Pathk lo' al, !.on.lon, have
applied for Re-isitr.tion orf one Trade
Mark couiistingt of the following:-


in Class 43 that is to say:- Beer,
Stout, Ale and Porter.

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods for five years
before the (late of their said Applica-
tion,
Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Leeward Islands Gazette, give
notice in duplicate at the Trade
Marks Office, Antigua, of opposition to
registration of the said Trade Mark.

O. M. BROWNE,
Registrar of Trade Marks.


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 16th May, 1955.

R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO
COMPANY of Main & Fourth Streets,
Winston-Salem, No rth Carolina,
U. S. A. have applied for Registration
of one Trade Mark consisting of the
following:-


6 Winson
0


in Class 45, that is to say: Tobacco
products including cigarettes.
The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods for 2J years
before the date of their said Applica-
tion.
Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Leeward Islands Gazette, give
notice in duplicate at the Trade Marks
Office, Antigua, of opposition to
registration of the said I'rade Mark.

O. M. BROWNE,
Registrar of Trade Marks.


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,

ANTIGUA, 16th May, 1955.

The COCA-COLA EXPORT COR-
PORATION of 515 Madison Avenue,
City and State of New York, U. S. A
have applied for Registration of one
Trade Mark consisting of the follow-
ing:-



FANTA


in Class 44 that is to say:-- Non-
alcholic beverages, fruit juices, syrups,
concentrates and other preparations
for the making of such beverages and
fruit juices.

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods for years
before the (late of their said Applica-
tion.

Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Leeward Islands Gazette. give
notice in duplicate at the Trade Marks
Office, Antigua, of opposition to
registration of the said Trade Mark.

O. M. BROWNE,
Registrar of Trade Marks.


Ninth Oils & Fats Conference.


The ninth British Caribbean Oils
and Fats Conference ended its session
at Hastings House on May 14th.
Recommendations to participating
Governments were decided upon for
continuance of the agreement for
5 years beyond its expiry on August
31st 1955 with modification for deal-
ing with an existing area surplus.
The principal modification which it
is recomminnd d should take early
effect will be the appointment of a
copra clearing officer in connection
with which assistance and co-opera-
tion of the RECWT will be sought.

2. Was recommended that the
existing area export price of 70. 10s.
per ton should be continued not only
till August 31st but also for 1 year
thereafter.

3. Proposals for eighth Conference
in July last year for establishment of
free trade in copra and coconut
products between participating terri-
tories were re-examined and referred
back to Governments with some
amendments and with recommenda-
tions for implementation as soon as
the necessary Legislative and Tariff
action can be arranged.

Administrator's Ofice,

Antigua.
Ref. No. A. 17/1.









THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE


Department of Agriculture-

St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla Post

of Agricultural Assistant

Grade II.

Applications are invited for the
post of Agricultural Assistant Grade
II in the Department of Agriculture
of the Presidency of St. Kitts Nevis
and Anguilla.

The appointment will be for a
period of three years in the first
instance with a salary scale of $2640-
120-3000. The actual point of entry
in the scale will be determined in the
light of experience and qualifications
of the candidate. Applicants should
hold the diploma of the Imperial
College of Tropical Agriculture and
should have had some experience of
field work in a department of agri-
culture.


A transport allowance is payable at
the rate at present ruling in the
Presidency.

Quarters are not provided.

The officer will be engaged mainly
on pasture improvement and devel-
opment.

Applications should be addressed
to His Honour the Administrator,
St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla.
Ref. No. 36/00004.


Notice is hereby given that a copy
of the list of the original assessments
of the City Rate for 1955 to which
objections have been taken and
alterations made thereto by the
Central Board of Health has this day
been posted up on the outer door of
the Treasury and may be seen at the
Central Board of Health Office.


Notice is also hereby given that all
the amounts for City Rate for the
year 1955 must be paid into the
Treasury by the 31st August 1955.

A. M. TAYLOR,
Secretary, Central Board of Health.

Central Board of Health Ofice,
Antiguqa.
16th May, 1955.

RAINFALLL FTIURF.S.

Central Experiment Station.
A ntigua.

1951. 1952. 1953. 1954. 1956.


Jan.
F.h.
F3b.
Mar.
Apr.
'May 14th


3.60 3.10 2.55 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
7.07 2.42 .90 2.64 1.71
15.80 11.88 12.13 10.10 7.13


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,

ANTIGUA, 17TH MAY, 19,55.

VINE PRODUCTS LIMITED of V.P. Winery, Villiers Road, Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey, England, have
applied for Registration of on, Trade Mark consisting of the following:-


in Class 43 that is to say: Wies
The Applicants claim that they have used the said Trade Mark in respect of the daid goods for 2S years
before the date of their said Application.

Any person may within thr e months from the date of the first appearance of this Advertisement in the
L6eward Islands Gazelte, giv- notice in duplicate at the Trade Marks Office, Antigua, of opposition to registration of
the said Trade Mark.
O. M. BROWNE,
Registrar of Trade Marks.


2 June, 1955.]








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


[2 June, 1955.


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 16TH MAY, 1955.
JOHN DEWAR & SONS, LTD. of Glasgow Road, Perth, Scotland have applied for Registration of one
Trade Mark consisting of the following:-


$CESro

DEWAR'S
RARE OLD SCOTCH WHISKY


in Class 43, that is to say:-Scotch Whisky.
The Applicants claim that they have used the said Trade Mark in respect of the said goods from June 1954
before the date of their said Application.
Any person may with three months from the date of the first appearance of this Advertisement in the
Leeward Islands Gazette, give notice in duplicate at the Trade Marks Office, Antigua, of opposition to registration of
the said Trade Mark.
O. M. BROWNE,
Registrar of Trade Marks.






























ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by E. M1 BLACKMAN,
Government Printer.-By Authority,
1955.
[Price 9 cents]


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No. of 1955. Currency (Amendment). LEEWARD

















LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. of 1955.
An Act to amend further the Currency Act, 1950.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Leeward
Islands.
1. This Act may be cited as the Currency Short title.
(Amendment) Act, 1955, and shall be read as one 4/1950.
with the Currency Act, 1950, as amended, herein- 1/194.
after called the Principal Act.
2. Section 2 of the Principal Act is hereby Amendment
amended by the substitution for the definition of of e i-on
of the Princi-
the expression "currency note" of the following pal Act.
definition:-
"currency note means any note provi-
ded, issued, deemed to have been
issued or re-issued under the provis-
ions of this Act".
.3. Subsection (2) of section 4 of the Section 4 of
Principal Act is hereby repealed and replaced as the Prind.ip
follows-
"(2) Curreny Notes of the Government
of Jamaica issued from time to time under the
provisions of the Currency Notes Law of the
Colony of Jamaica and being, at the time of






LEEWARD 2 Currency (Aneridment). No. of 1955.
'ISLANDS.
Tender, legal tender in Jamaica (hereinafter
referred to as "Jamaica notes "), shall be
deemed for the purposes of this Act to have
been issued under this Act."
Amendment 4. Subsection (1) of section 6 of the Princi-
te Pin of pal Act is hereby amended by the substitution of
Act. a colon for the full-stop appearing at the end
thereof and by the insertion immediately thereafter
of the following proviso:-
Provided that for the purposes of this
Act the value of Jamaica notes shall be
calculated at the rate of four dollars and
eighty cents for one pound."
Commence- 5. This Act shall come into operation on a
mBnt. day to be appointed by the Governor by proclama-"
tion published in the Gazette.


President.
Passed the General Legislative Council this
day of 1955.


Clerk of the Council.


OBJECTS AND REASONS.


The object of this Bill is to make Jamaica
notes legal tender in the Colony.
2. On the coming into operation of the
Currency Coinage and Legal Tender (Amendment)
Law, 1954 (No. 51-1954) of Jamaica legal tender
status in Jamaica will be conferred on currency
notes issued by the Board of Commissioners of
Currency, British Caribbean Territories (Eastern
Group).
3. It is sought to repeal the existing sub-
section (2) of section 4 of the Currency Act as the
currency notes issued by the Government of








No. of 1955. Currency (Amendment). 3 L
Trinidad and Tobago under the provisions of the
Government Currency Notes Ordinance which
were made legal tender in this Colony have been
demonetized and no such notes can be issued.

4. A provision bringing the Act into force
on proclamation is included since the intention is
that Bills having similar effect to this should be
introduced into the Legislatures of all the British
Caribbean Colonies (Eastern Group) and that when
enacted the legislation in the Eastern Group of
Colonies should be brought into operation on the
same date as the Jamaica law above mentioned.

RANDALL H. LOCKHART,
Acting Attorney General




























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


LEEWARD
ISLANDS.


24100003-11I-5.55.


[Price) 5 cents.]








No. of 1555. Post Office (Amendment)


LEEWARD ISLANDS.


No.


of 1955.


An Act to amend further the Post Office Act.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the
Leeward Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Post Office
(Amendment) Act, 1965, and shall be read as one
with the Post Office Act, as amended, hereinafter
called the Principal Act.

2. Subsection (1) of section 16 of the Prin-
cipal Act is hereby amended by the deletion of all
the words appearing after the colon in the ninth
line and the substitution therefore of the following:---

"Provided that-,

(a) no compensation shall, in any case,
be given where the loss or damage
arises from causes beyond control;
and

(b) no compensation for loss or damage
to :my such parcel shall be made
unless it is authorised. by such rules
so made as aforesaid.".


* *


LEEWARD
ISLANDS.


Short Title.
Cap. 123.
7j1930
11/1939.


Amendment
of section 16
of the Princi-
pal Act.








LEEWARp 2 Post Ofice (Amendment)
ISLANDS.


No. of 1955.


3. The Post Office (Amendment) Act, 1930
is hereby repealed.


President.


Passed the General
day of


Legislative Council this
1955.


Clerk of the Council.


OBJECTS AND REASONS.


The object of this Bill \is to permit the
Governor in Council to make Rules in accordance
with the recommendations of the General Post
Office in the United Kingdom for granting com-
pensation for loss or damage to parcels carried by
post.

RANDALL H. LOCKHART,
Acting Attorney General.

11th May, 1.955.
















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


Repeal.
711930.


4*


[Price 4 cents.]


2000/74 8-350-6.55.








No. 2 of 1955. Crown Agents (Changa of Title) MONTSERRAT.

[L.S.]
i njooi',NT,
T 4
P. D. MACDONALD,
Governor's Deputy.
12th May, 1955.

MONTSERRAT.

No. 2 of 1955.

An Ordinance to provide for a change of the title
The Crown Agents for the Colonies" to
The Crown Agents for Oversea Govern-
ments and Administrations "

S ENACTED by the Legislature of Montserrat
as follows:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Crown Short Title,
Agents (Change of Title) Ordinance, 1955.

2. All references to the Crown Agents Change of
for the Colonies in any Ordinance or regulation or Tite.
in any instrument issued pursuant to a statutory
power and in force or having effect in the Presi-
dency 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 have Oommence-
corme into operation on the 1st day of April, 1954. ment.

CHARLESWORTH ROSS,
President.
Passed the Legislative Council this 30th day
of April, 1955.
J. H. CARROTT,
Clerk of the Council.




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


47/00342--480-5.55.


[Price 3 cents.]




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