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THE LEE WARD


GAZETTE.

tubliobeb by Rluthority.


VOL.LXXXIII. THURSDAY, 21sT JULY, 1955.


N notices.

The following result of a by elec-
tion for a member of the Legislative
Council of the British Virgin Islands
held in the Third District (the Tortola
North District) on the 8th July. 1955,
is published for general information:-


Mr. C. B. BRUCE
Mr. STANFORD CONNOR


76 votes
40 votes


Mr. C. B. BRUCE was declared elected.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
18th July, 1955.
No 18/00066.

The Alministrar of Antigua has
appointed the undermentioned Mar-
riage Officer for the Presidency of
Antigua:
Reverend GORDON HERBERT
BENNETT.

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

No. 78.
Appointments and transfers etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-
BYRON. C. 0., to be Acting Registrar
and Provost Marshal, Antigua.
June 28
CHALLENGER, B., Junior Clerk,
Peasant Development Office, to be
Senior Clerk, Peasant Development
Office, Antigua. Jan. 1, 1954
DEFREITAS, M., Certificated Ele-
mentary School Assistant Teacher,
Grade II, to be Certificated Ele-
mentary School Head Teacher
Grade II, Education Department,
Antigua. Jul. 1

DEFREITAS, Miss S., Uncertificated
Elementary School Teacher to be
Certificated Elementary School
Assistant Teacher Grade II, Educa-
tion Department, Antigua.
Jul. 1
GEORGE, MCC., Accountant, Peasant
Development Office, to be Peasant
Development Officer, Peasant
Develop lnt Office, Antigua.
Jan. 1, 1954




3.R?&j
L_ // 7l


SAMUEL, D., P.O. Cl. III, Governor's
Office, to be Prison Officer Grade
III, Prison, Antigua. June 1

TAYLOR, A. McP., City Clerk, Muni-
cipal, to be Assistant Administra-
tive Secretary, Medical, Antigua.
Jan. 1


No. 79.
The following Bill which is to be
introduced in the .Legislative Council
of Antigua, is circulated with this
Gazette and forms part thereof:-
The Old Metal and Marine Stores
Ordinance, 1955."

No. 80.
The following Statutory Rule and
Order is circulated with this Gazette
and forms part thereof:-

Virgin Islands.
No. 6 of 1955, "The Public Holi-
.days (Opening of Shops) Order, 1955."
1 pp. Price 3 cents.


Declaration dated 1st July,
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
Christopher Nevis and An-
guilla 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 An-
guilla in the said Presidency should
be acquired for public purposes,
namely, for the erection of a septic
privy, in the said Presidency and
for the provision of- access thereto
from the public road.

SCHEDULE.
An area of approximately 1642
square feet situate at Sandy Ground
in the island of Anguilla in the
Presidency of Saint Christopher-Nevis
and Anguilla and bounded on the
North by lands of AMELIA ODLUM
and RUTH LAKE on the South by
lands of ROSE CHARBONIER, OLIVE
BAPTISTE, ELIZABETH PONTIPHLET,


and RUTH ANN HODGE or the Heirs
of WHITWORTH HODGE, deceased,
on the East by a Public Road and on
the West by the sea.
Dated this 1st day of July, 1955.
J. S. ARCHIBALD,
Clerk of the Counoil.

Registry of the Supreme Court,
Antigua,
30th June, 1955.
His Lordship the Acting Chief
Justice of the Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands has been pleased
under the Notaries Public Act, Chap-
ter 145 of the Federal Acts of the
Leeward Islands (Revised Edition
1927) to appoint Mr. LOUIS HIPPO-
LYTE LOCKHART, Barrister-at-Law
of Antigua in the Antigua Circuit,
Notary Public of the Supreme "Court
of the Windward Islands and Leeward
Islands in and for the Colony of the
Leeward Islands.

CECIL O. BYRON,
Acting Retgistrar.


Invitation to Tender.
MONTSERRAT, LEEWARD ISLANDS.
FORD V. 8 ENGINE.

Tenders are invited for the pur-
chase of one 1947 Ford V. 8 85 horse-
power engine of British manufacture.
This engine, which was part of a fire-
pumping unit, has done the equiva-
lent of only about 1,000 miles and is
in very good condition. The engine
may be inspected by arrangement at
Richmond Service Station, Mont-
serrat.
2. Applications should be marked
"Tender for Ford V 8 Engine" and
should be addressed to the Commis-
sioner, Plymouth, Montserrat, who
does not bind himself to accept the
highest or any tender- Such tenders
should be submitted in time to be
received not later than the 20th
August, 1955.

By Order,
Js. H. CARROTT,
Chief Clerk.

Commissioner's Office,
Plymouth, Montserrat,
7th July, 1955.


No. T;2.


__








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Regional Economic Committee
of The British West Indies,
British Guiana and British
Honduras

The Regional Economic Committee
invit-s applications from suitably
qualified persons for the following
post.

ASSISTANT TRADE COMMISSIONER IN
THE BRITISH WEST INDIES, BRIT-
ISH GUIANA AND BRITISH HON-
DURAS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

at an annual salary in the scale of

1,320x50-1,700

$6,336x$240-$8,160

pins a representation allowance of

500

$2,400

per annum. Salary and allowances
are tax free in the United Kingdom in
the event of the post being filled by a
resident of the British Caribbean Area.
Passages on assumption and termina-
tion of appointment for the Assistant
Trade Commissioner and family up
to five in all from the place of engage-
ment to London will be paid by the
Committee.

The post does not at present carry
pension or super annuation rights.
The appointment will'be for a period
of three years in the first instance.

Candidates should possess a sound
knowledge of office organisation and
administrative experience in relation
to trade and commercial matters.
They should also be proficient in the
assembly and presentation of statisti-
cal material, commodity market
reports, publicity material etc. Pre-
ference will be. given to candidates
holding special qualifications in trade
and commerce.

The Committee reserves the right
to fill the post by invitation if no
suitable application is received.


Applications furnishing full details
of candidate's education, special quali-
fications and experience, together
with supporting documents and
names of two referees, should be
addressed to the Executive Secretary,
Regional Economic Committee, Hast-
ings House, Barbados, to reach him
by 20th August, 1955.

Ref. No. A. A. 77/19-II.


Vacant Post of Sanitary

Superintendent, St. Vincent,

B. W. I.

Applications are invited for the
post of Sanitary Superintendent in
the Medical Department, Saint Vin-
cent, British West Indies.

2. Candidates must possess the
Sanitary Inspectors Certificate of
the Royal Sanitary Institute. They
should have a working knowledge of
the construction and maintenance of
small rural water supplies, drainage
and the construction of drains. They
should also be able to read building
plans and be familiar with the
construction of houses. Candidates
should mention whether they have
had experience in a Government or
Municipal Health Department in the
West Indies.

3. The duties of the post include
general supervision of the work of
the Sanitary Staff: general supervision
of the various scavenging services and
sanitary measures of the Colony:
general maintenance of small rural
water supplies: and checking building
plans for rural areas not under control
of the Central Housing and Planning
Authority.

All duties will be performed under
the direction of the Senior Medical
Officer.

4. The salary of the post, which is
pensionable, is in the scale $2304x
$96-$2784. Transport allowance for


the maintenance of a motor car for
the performance of official duties will
be paid at approved local rates.

5. Quarters are not provided. Gov-
ernment officials are liable to taxation
imposed by local enactments.

6. Applications accompanied by
copies of recent testimonials (pref-
erably from Public Health Officers)
should be-addressed to the Senior
Medical Officer, Saint Vincent, and
should be submitted to reach him not
later than 31st July, 1955.

Government Office,
Saint Vincent,
20th June, 1955.
Ref. No. 13/00286.


TRAFFIC NOTICE.

By virtue of the powers vested in
me under Section 75 (1) of the
Vehicles and Road Traffic Ordinance
No. 5 of 1946, as amended by Section
10 of the Vehicles and Road Traffic
(Amendment) Ordinance No. 22 of
1954, I hereby declare that all traffic
signs on or near any roadway in
this Presidency are authorized and

retained by me.

E. M. V. JAMES, Lt. Col.,
Traffic Commissioner.
28th June, 1955.
Ref. No. 36/00004.

RAINFALL FIGURES.
Central Experiment Station,
Antigua.

1951. 1952. 1953. 1954. 1955,


Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr.
May
June
July 9th


3.60 3.10 2.66 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
10.54 3.07 1.50 3.83 2.81
2.74 5.74 1.31 3.32 1.47
.98 2.40 1.16 .45 .04

22.99 20.67 15.20 15.06 9.74


[21 July, 1955.









THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Revised List of Persons registered under the Midwives' Ordinance No.
Presidency of Montserrat, as at 1st July, 1955.


Name.


(3)
(9)
(16)
(24)
(29)
(4)
(5)
(13)
(1)
(22)
(26)
(25)
(28)
(15)
(20)
(27)
(18)
(23)
(17)
(19)
(31)
(11)
(14)
(7)
(21)
(12)
(8)
(2)
(10)
(30)


7 of 1951, for the


Serial Number.


J. H. L. BROWNE,
Secretary, Midwives' Board.


Allen, Clemence Mary Elizabeth
Barzey, Catherine, (Mrs.) nee Ryan
Bramble, Elizabeth
Buffong. Catherine
Browne, Dianna
Cadogan, Lilian (Mrs.)
Clarke, Kathleen (left Island)
Clarke, Catherine
Edwards, Winifred
Frith, Catherine (left Island)
Fenton, Charlotte ,, ,
Greenaway, Leonora Adina (Mrs.)
,, Mary (Mrs.)
Catherine (Mrs.) nee Straker
Griffith, Edith (Mrs.)
Isles, Elleanor Teresa (left Island)
Lee, Mary Susannah Gordon
Cooper, Mary (Mrs.) nee Osborne
Piper, Verna (Mrs.) (left Island)
Phillip, Vera Nelitha
Ponde, Rosie
Richardson, Ina (left Island)
Roache, Katherine
Frewin, Beryl Geraldine (left Island)
Tuitt, Rosanna
Wade, Catherine
Warner, Susan (Mrs.)
White, Sarah (Mrs)
Griffith, Doris (Mrs.) nee Williams
Wyke, Elizabeth (Mrs.)


Address.
Glendon Hospital
Cork Hill
Glendon Hospital
St. George's Hill
Baker Hill
Plymouth
Harris
Glendon Hospital
St. John's
Salem
Kinsale
Infirmary
St. Johns'
Glendon Hospital
Plymouth
,,
Harris
Bethel

Harris
St. Patricks'
Glendon Hospital

Plymouth
Bethel
Glendon Hospital

St. Peters'
Plymouth
Salem


21 July, 1955.]








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Accounts of the Commissioners of Currency, British Caribbean
Territories (Eastern Group) for the Year 1954.


INCOME ACCOUNT.


'To: Personal Emoluments
Vaults-Rental of
Office space &c.-Rental of
Incinerator at Trinidad-Rental of
Incidentals
Postage and Telegrams-Headquarters
Furniture and Equipment
Printing and Stationery
Supplies of notes
Intercolonial transfers of notes
Travelling &c. expenses-Commissioners
Barclays Bank D.C.O.-Agency fee in Leeward
Islands and Windward Islands
Telephones
Audit of accounts
Bicycle allowance-messengers
Cancelling machines and dies
Commission refunded to Barclays Bank D.C.O.
Contribution to Currency Fund (Article 4 (2)(c)
of First Schedule to Currency Ordinance
Transferred to Currency Surplus Account
Article 4 (3) of First Schedule to
Currency Ordinance


111,033.67
1,080.00
1,400.00
120.00
2,527.94
415.06
1,801.28
1,441.53
133,479.38
6,377.51
3,654.54

4,800.00
285.82
1,210.00
72.00
2,988.18
260.53

614,676.64


754,367.20


By: Dividends

Commission for
issue and redemp-
tion of notes for
sterling

Sundries


1,595,270.42




46,508.12

242.74


$1,64_,021.28
$1,642,021.28


1,642,021.28


CURRENCY FUND.


To: Redeemed for sterling

Loss on securities redeemed

Balances at 31st December, 1954


1,200,000.00

7,205.18

62,082,339.70


By: Balance at 1st
Jan. 1954 52,347,679.84

Issues for sterling 9,259,000.00
Gain on sale of
securities 8,601.72


Net gain on
revaluation of
securities at
30th June and
31st Dec. 1954

Contribution
from Income
A/C Article 4
(2)(c) of First
Schedule to
Currency Ordi-
nance


63,289,544.88


1,059,586.68







614,676.64


63,289,544.88


118


[21 July, 1955.1








21 July, 1955.]


THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.

CURRENCY SURPLUS ACCOUNT


Trinidad and Tobago
British Guiana
Barba los
LEEWARD ISLANDS
Antigua
St. Kitts-Nevis
Montserrat
WINDWARD ISLANDS
Gren;ala
St. Vincent
St. Lucia
Dominica


425,966.16
'193,;20.98
77,448.40

13,940.70
12,391.74
4,646.90

11,617.26
9,293.80
18,587.60
6,970.36


774,483.90
Balances 754,367.25

$1,528,851.15


By: Balance

Amount transferred
from Income A/C
Article (4) (3) of
First Schedule to
Currency Ordi-
nance


774,483.95






754,367.20


$1,528,851.15


ASSETS AND LIABILITIES.


LIABILITIES.

Currency Fund
Suspense A/C (Unpaid Claim)
Currency Surplus Account (Article 5 of
First Schedule to Currency Ordinance)
for account of Government of:


Trinidad and Tobago
British Guiana
Barbados


$
62,082,339.70
4.67


$
414,901.97
188,591.81
75,436.72


LEEWARD ISLANDS


Antigua
St. Kitts-Nevis
Montserrat


13.578.62
12,069.88
4.526.20


WINDWARD ISLANDS


Grenada
St. Vincent
St. Lucia
Dominica


11,315.51
9,052.42
18,104.82
6,789.30


754.367.25


62,836,711.62


Barclays Bank D.C.O.
issues


deposit for note


5,990,400.00


ASSETS.


Securities held by Crown Agents for
Oversea Governments and Adminis-
trations.

On deposit in Crown Agents Joint
Colonial Fund

On deposit with Accountant General,
Trinidad and Tobago














Market value at 31st December, 1954, of
securities held by Crown Agents for Over-
sea Governments and Administrations


$

54,812,947.78

6,654,715.28

1,369,048.56












62,836,711.62


5,990,400.00


16th May, 1955


The above Accounts have been examined in accordance
with Article 7 of the 1st Schedule to Chapter 35 No. 2
(Trinidad and Tobago). I have obtained all the information
and explanations that I have required, and I certify, as a
result of this audit, that in my opinion the Accounts are
correct, subject to the observations contained in the attached
report.


1st July, 1955.


WM. FELL,
Ag. Director of Audit


To: Payments to:
Government of


L. SPENCE,
Executive Commissioner
British Caribbean Currenoy Board.







THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Report of the Director of Audit of Trinidad and Tobago on the Accounts
of the Board of the Commissioners of Currency British Caribbean
Territories (Eastern Group) for the Year ended the
31st December 1954.



CURRENCY FUND INCOME ACCOUNT.

Income for the year exceeded expenditure by $1,369,043.84. Of this excess, $614,676.64
was transferred to the Currency Fund Account, and the remainder, amounting to $754,367.20 to the
Currency Surplus Account in accordance with Articles 4 (2) c and 4 (3) of the First Schedule to the
Currency Ordinance Chapter 35 No. 2 (Trinidad and Tobago).

2. As in previous years, the Accounts for 1954 have been presented on a cash basis; all
expenditure for the year has been duly authorized.

CURRENCY FUND.

3. The value of the Currency Fund at 31st December 1954 amounted to $62,082,339.70
which was $2,851,247.70 more than the total note circulation of $59,231,092.00. No liability attached
to the participating Governments at the end of the year, under Article 6 (2) of the First Schedule to the
said Ordinance.
ASSETS AND LIABILITIES.

4. Statements have been received from the Crown Agents showing the Securities and Cash
on Deposit which they held on behalf of the Currency Fund. The certificate of the Controller and
Auditor General has, however, not yet been submitted for audit. The amount held on Deposit with the
Accountant General, Trinidad and Tobago, has been verified with his records.

CURRENCY SURPLUS ACCOUNT.

$774,483.90 of the. 1953 surplus was distributed to member Governments during 1954 in
accordance with Article 5(2) of the First Schedule to the Currency Ordinance. The balance of .05c. is
included in the balance of $754,367.25 shown at 31st December 1954.

BOARDS OF SURVEY--REGULATION 20.

5. The requirements of Regulation 20 have not been fully complied with in the following
instances:
Grenada- 3 ordinary surveys and one surprise survey were held during the year. An
ordinary survey was not held for the last quarter.

Antigua- 3 ordinary surveys and one surprise survey were held during the year. An
ordinary survey was not held for the second quarter.

DEMONETIZATION OF GOVERNMENT CURRENCY NOTES.

6. Currency notes issued by the Governments of Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados and
British Guiana, were declared to be no longer legal tender as from the 2nd January 1955, by
proclamation of the Governors of the above territories ini accordance with faction 9 of the Currency
Ordinance.

WM. FELL,
A,'. Director of Audit.
1st July, 1955.







ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by E. M. BLACKMAN,
Government Printer.-By Authority
1955
[Price 11 cents]


[21 July, 1955.







Old Meial and Marine Stores.


ANTIGUA.


No.


of 1955.


An Ordinance to regulate the purchase, sale and
export of old metal and marine stores.
ENACTED by the Legislature of Antigua as
follows:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Old Short title
Metal and Marine Stores Ordinance, 1955.
2. In this Ordinance, unless the context Interprets-
otherwise requires- tion.
"licensed purchaser" means any person
licensed under section 3 of this Ordinance
to purchase old metal or marine stores;
"marine stores includes second-hand anchors,
wire cables or chains, slings, sails, old
junk, and other second-hand marine
stores of any kind;
"old metal" includes old metal, used or
second-hand metal fittings, scrap. metal,
broken metal, partly manufactured metal
goods, and defaced or, old metal goods,


3^f-7as

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No;. of 1955.


ANTIGUA.








ANTIGUA. 2 Old Metal and Marine Stores. No. of 1955.

Schedule" means a schedule to this
Ordinance.
Dealers in 8. (1) It shall not be lawful for any person
old metal and
marine stores to carry on the business of a dealer in old metal or
to belicensed, marine stores unless he has previously taken out a
licence under this Ordinance.
(2) Licences under this Ordinance shall be
granted by and at the discretion of the Magistrate
of the District in which the premises to be licensed
are situate.

(3) No such licence shall be granted without
the previous report of the Police officer in charge
of tie division in which the premises to be licensed
are situate, and before the expiration of twenty-one
days at least after application in writing has been
made therefore to the Magistrate.

(4) Such licences shall be in the form in the
First Schedule and shall be annual licences termin-
ating on the 31st day of December of the year for
which they are granted. A fee of $2.40 shall be
paid to the Magistrate for each such licence.

Signboard to 4. Over one of the principal entrances of
be displayed, the place of business of every licensed purchaser
there shall be placed a board on which shall be
printed, in legible letters of at least two inches in
length, the name in full of the licensed purchaser
and the words Licensed Purchaser of Old Metal
and Marine Stores." :
Liense to 5. (1) Every licensed purchaser shall keep
keep book. a book (hereinafter called Licensed Purchaser's
Book") in the form in the Second Schedule, in
which shall be legibly written in ink the date and
time of the day when any old metal or marine
stores are purchased or received by him or on his
behalf, the name in full, and the residence and
occupation of the person from whom any such
metal or stores are purchased or received, .and, in
a case where the seller is the agent of another
person, the name and address of the principal, the
quantity purchased or received, and the price paid
for each purchase.







No. of 1955. Old Metal and Marine Stores. 3 ANTIGUA.

(2) Every such entry in a Licensed Pur-
chaser's Book shall be made at the time of the
transaction, and shall be signed by the licensed
purchaser or his agent and by the seller or his
agent:
Provided that where a licensed purchaser is
unable by reason of illiteracy or any physical cause
to sign the entry in the Licensed Purchaser's Book
the licensed purchaser shall,complete the entry by
making his mark thereto in the presence of a police
officer.
6. (1) No person shall purchase or receive Restrictions
any old metal or marine stores except between the od purchases
hours of seven o'clock in the morning and six
o'clock in the evening.
(2) No person shall purchase or receive any
old metal or marine stores from any person under
the age of sixteen years.
(3) No person shall employ any servant or
apprentice or other person under the age of sixteen
years to purchase or receive any old metal or
marine stores.
(4) No old metal or marine stores shall be
purchased or received at any one time in any
quantity less than twenty-five pounds.
(5) Any person contravening any of the
provisions of this section shall he guilty of an
offence and shall be liable on summary conviction
to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars or to imprison-
ment for a term not exceeding six months.
7. (1) It shall be lawful for any police Power of
officer at any time when a licensed purchaser's entry and
premises are open for business, to inspect the
Licensed Purchaser's Book and all old metal and
marine stores in the premises.
(2) The licensed purchaser or his repre-
sentative, or the person in charge of a licensed
purchaser's premises, or the person in whose
custody or charge the Licensed Purchaser's Book
any old metal, or marine stores may be. or any
person who has made an entry in the Licensed








ANTIGUA. 4 Old Metal and Marine Stores. No. of 1955.

Purchaser's Book with respect to which a police
officer may desire to ask any questions, shall permit
such police officer to inspect the Licensed Pur-
chaser's Book and all old metal, and marine stores,
and shall answer all such questions as may be
asked by the police officer with reference to the
Licensed Purchaser's Book, any old metal or
marine stores in the premises or any of the entries
or contents of the Licensed Purchaser's Book.
Goods pure 8. (1) All old metal and marine stores
chased to be
kept for 15 purchased or received by or on behalf of a licensed
days. purchaser shall be kept in the licensed purchaser's
premises and shall not in any way be changed in
form or shape or disfigured for a period of at least
fifteen days after their purchase or receipt:
Provided that the police officer in charge of
the division in which a licensed purchaser carries
on his business may, in his discretion, on the
application of the licensed purchaser grant a
permit-
(a) for the shipment or alteration in
form or shape of any old metal or marine
stores without the same having been kept for
a period of fifteen days;
(b) for the shipment of broken machin-
ery direct from the place where the same is
purchased, notwithstanding the provisions of
this section to the contrary.
(2) Every person who fails to comply with
the provisions of subsection (1) of this section
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on
summary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty
dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceed-
ing three months.
Obligation to 9. (1) Every person licensed under this
give informa-
tion to Poic. Ordinance who, after notice has been given to him
by any police officer or by advertisement in the
Gazette or a local newspaper that any old metal or
marine stores' have been stolen or fraudulently
obtained, fails to give information to the Police
that articles of the like description were offered to
him or were or are in his possession, shall be guilty
of an offence against this Ordinance.








No. of 1955. Old Metal and Marine Stores. 5

(2) Every licensed purchaser who offends
against the provisions of subsection (1) of this
section shall be liable on summary conviction to a
fine not exceeding one hundred dollars or to
imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months.
10. Every person who-
(a) assaults, resists or obstructs any
police officer in the execution of any duty
under this Ordinance;

(b) aids or abets auy other person in
assaulting, resisting or obstructing any police
officer while acting in the execution of his
duty under this Ordinance;

(c) aids or abets any other person in a
contravention of any of the provisions of this
Ordinance;

(d) purchases old metal or marine stores
without a licence as required by section 3;
(e) fails to keep a signboard as required
by section 4;
(f) fails to keep a Licensed Purchaser's
Book as required by section 5;
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on
summary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty
dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceed-
ing three months.
11. If any licensed purchaser is convicted of
an offence under this Ordinance, the Court may, in
its discretion, cancel the licence of that licensed
purchaser.
12. All moneys received for licenses, and all
penalties recovered under this Ordinance, shall be
paid into the Treasury for the use of the
Presidency.


13. The Metal Act, 1863, is hereby repealed. Repeal.


President.


ANTIiUA.


Offences.


Licence may
be cancelled
on conviction.


Appropriation
of moneys.




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ANTIoUA. 6 Old Metal and Marine Stores. No. of 1955.

Passed the Legislative Council this
day of 1955.


Clerk of the Council.



SCHEDULES.


FIRST SCHEDULE.

FORM OF LICENCE. (Section 3.)
A.B. having this day paid the sunm of $2.40 is hereby authorized
and licensed to deal in Old Metal and Marine stores at
in accordance with the provisions of the Old Metal and Marine Stores
Ordinance, 1955 (No. of 1955).

This licence expires on the 31st day of December, 19




District Magistrate, District "


SECOND SCHEDULE.
FORM OF BOOK TO BE KEPT BY (Section 5).

LICENSED PURCHASER.

Time Namein full. Nam and aesition Sigtr nature
of residence & and quantity or mark of 01 po"ce
Date. day. occupation address of of goods pur- Price or mark of officer
of seller. principal, chased or urLicense witness-
recAived. Purchaser. ing mark.


ANTIG U 4.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands
by E. M. BLACKMAN, Government Printer.-By Authority.
1955.
332-7.55. [Price 8 cents







LEEWARD ISLAND -..
VIRGIN ISLANDS. -
"- 26 AIUG 1S
STATUTORY RULES AND OR S.
1955, No. 6.

THE PUBLIC HOLIDAYS (OPENING OF SHOPs) Oni 9
DATED JUNE 2, 1955, MADE BY THE GOVERNOR IN OUN-
CIL UNDER SECTION 8 OF THE PUBLIC HOLIDAYS ACT,
1954 (No. 19 or 1954).
WHEREAS by section 8 of the Public Holidays Act,
1954 (No. 19 of 1954) it is provided notwithstanding anything
contained in the said Act the Governor with the advice of the
Executive Council of a Presidency, may from time to time, by
order published in the Gazette, permit any class of shop or
store specified in such order to be kept open on a public
holiday for the sale of any article in such Presidency or any
part thereof during such hours and subject to such terms and
conditions as may be prescribed by such order:
AND WHEREAS by section 9 of the said Act it is
provided for the purposes of sections 6 and 8 of the said Act
that the expression Governor shall mean the officer for the
time being administering the Government of the Presidency:
AND WHEREAS the Governor with the advice of the
Executive Council of the Presidency is pleased to order and it
is hereby ordered as follows:-
1. Short Title. This Order may be cited as the
Public Holidays (Opening of Shops) Order, 1955.
2. Opening of Shops. All shops and stores in the
said Presidency of whatever nature may be kept open on the
first Monday in August, 1955, for the sale therein of any
articles up to and including the hour of 11 p.m. on the
said day.
Made by the Governor in Council this 2nd day of June,
1955.
\ M. TITLE,
Clerk of the Council.


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
S by E. M. BLACKMAN, Governmett Printer.-By Authority.
A 1955.
47/00(58-480--7.55. [Price 3 cents.]

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