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153


IE "XE-IWARD ISLANDS


,,AZETTE.

Subliui hRS by utboritg.

VOL. LXXXIII. THURSDAY, 22ND SEPTEMBER, 1955. No. 41.


Notices.

It is notified for general informa-
tion that Sir KENNETH BLACKBURNE,
K.C.M.G., has been granted an exten-
sion of one month's leave on medical
grounds, as a result of which Sir
KENNETH and Lady BLACKBURNE
will not return to the Colony until
about mid-November, 1955.
SThe Secretariat,
Antigua.
19th September, 1955.
P.F. 34.

BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE
LEEWARD ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.
ALEC LOVELACE,
Administrator.
WHEREAS under Section 3 of the
Cotton Planting (Regulation) Ordi-
nance 1931, (No. 1/1931)it is provided
that the Governor in Council may
from time to time by Proclamation
published in the Gazette and by Pub-
lic Notice, declare any period of each
year to be a close planting season
within the meaning of the said Ordi-
nance either for the whole Presidency
or for such area or areas thereof as
may be specified in such Proclama-
tion;
NOW THEREFORE I, ALEC
LOVELACE, a member of the Most
Excellent Order of the British Em-
pire, Administrator of the Presidency
of Antigua, with the advice of the
Executive Council of the Presidency
of Antigua, do by this my Proclama-
tion declare that the period from the
16th day of October, 1955, to the
15th day of August, 1956, inclusive,
shall be a close planting season with-
in the meaning of the said Ordinance
for the whole of the Presidency of
Antigua, excepting that area of land
situate at Friars Hill under the con-
trol of the Central Cotton Station.
AND all Her Majesty's loving sub-
jects in the said Presidency and all
others whom it may concern are
hereby required to take due notice
hereof and to give their ready obedi-
ence accordingly.
GIVEN at the Administrator's Ofice,
Antigua, this 20th day of Sep-
tember, 1955, in the fourth year
of Her Majesty's reign.
GOD SAV THE QUEEN!




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No. 95.
Appointments and transfers etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-
ABBOTT, Mrs. J. M., to be Nursing
Sister (Matron) Holberton Hospi-
tal, Antigua. Sep. 1
CRICK, B. C., to be Inspector of
Works, Public Works Department,
Antigua. Sep. 1
HAYWOOD, L. E., Junior Clerk, to be
Senior Clerk, Peasant Development
Services, Antigua. Aug. 15

HURST, D., P.O. Class II (Student
Laboratory Assistant), Medical
Department, Antigua, resigned
appointment. Aug. 12
MINGO, D., Dispenser and steward,
Alexandra Hospital, Nevis, to be
Junior Dispenser, Holberton Hos-
pital, Antigua. July 29
O'GARRA, Dr. M. M. R., to be
District Medical Officer, Medical
Department, Antigua. Aug. 1
PARKER, H., Junior Clerk, Treasury,
Antigua, probationary appointment
terminated. Aug. 14
PROVIDENCE, W., to be Junior Clerk,
Peasant Development Services,
Antigua. Jan. 1
SAMUEL, I., Certificated Elementary
School Teacher Grade I, to be
Certificated Elementary School
Head Teacher Grade II, Education
Department, Antigua. Aug. 1
SKEPPLE, A., Uncertificated Element-
ary School Teacher to be Certifi-
cated Elementory School Assistant
Teacher Grade II, Education De-
partment, Antigua. Aug. 1
TODD, D. I. S., Junior Clerk, Legal
Department, Montserrat, confirmed
in appointment. Aug. 11
M.E. 326.


No. 96.
CONFIRMATION OF ORDINANCES.


The Secretary of State for the
Colonies has informed the Acting
Governor that the power of disallow-
ance will not be exercised in respect


of the undermentioned Act and
Ordinance.
ACT.
Leeward Islands.
No. 21 of 1955, "The Post Office
(Amendment) Act, 1955."
Ref. No. 47/00028
ORDINANCE.
Antigua.
No. 7 of 1955, "The Firearms
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1955."
No. 47/0020s.
No. 97.
The Acting Governor has been
pleased tnis day to asset to the
undermentioned Ordinance:-
St. Kitts-Nevi-Aiguilla.
No. 19 of 1955, "The Slaughter
and Exportation of Livestock and
Poultry (Prohibition) Ordinance,
1955." Sep. 16
No. 98.
The following Statutory Rule and
Order is circulated with this Gazette
and forms part thereof:-
General Government.
No. 28 of 1955, "The Currency
(Coin) Regulations, 1955."
4 pp. Price 6 cents.

In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.
ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.
A. D. 1966.

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, and duly approved as therein
provided on the 16th day of October
A.D. 1941, the Honourable the Puisne
Judge selected for the sitting of the
Court in the Antigua Circuit has
appointed the day of the month on
which the ensuing Circuit Court shall
sit as follows, that is to say:-
The Antigua Circuit on Monday
the 3rd October, 1955, at 10 o'clock
in the foreuoon.
Dated the 19th day of September,
1955.
CECIL O. BYRON,
Ag. Registrar of the Supreme Court.









THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


[22 September, 1955.


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 3rd day of Octo-
ber, 1955 at 11.00 o'clock in the
forenoon.
J. D. B. RENWICK,
Acting Registrar, Montserrat Circuit.
Registrar's Office,
Montserrat,
6th September, 1955.

IT IS HEREBY NOTIFIED for
general information that as from the
27th July, 1955, occupational forces
travel permits, (Grey cards) will, with
the following exceptions, no longer
be required by British subjects travel-
ling to any destination in Austria:
(a) Members of the occupation
forces, including military personnel
on temporary visits in an official
capacity; and


(b) Members of the Allied Com-
mission for Austria, who will
require travel permits until the
withdrawal is complete.

The following categories of British
subjects will be permitted to enter
Austria without visas:

(i) Holders of United Kingdom
passports;

(ii) holders of passports issued by
United Kingdom Consulates;
and

(iii) citizens of other Commonwealth
countries which have con-
cluded a visa-abolition agree-
ment with Austria.

Administrator's Ofice,
Antigua.
Ref. No. A. 57/11.


NOTICE TO MARINERS.


Antigua, B.W.I.-Bell Buoy
Moored.

The Bell Buoy which had been
removed for repairs has been replaced
near to the southwest extremity of
Warrington Bank in the St. John's
roadstead.

E. H. BLANCHARD,
Harbour Master.

10th September, 1955.


Marine Marker-Burt Point.

The Burt Point Light is situated at
latitude 180 24' 57" North, longitude
640 36' 40.6" West or approximately
200 yards due east of Burt Point at
the entrance to Road Harbour,
Tortola, British Virgin Islands The
light gives a white single flash at the
rate of 20 flashes per minute, with an
effective range in clear weather con-
ditions of about 5 miles. The light
will be put in operation on Monday,
the 26th September, 1955.

The Secretariat,

Antigua.

16th September, 1955.

Ref. No. 70/00001.


RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station,

Antigua.


Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr.
May
June
July
Aug.
Sept. 17th


1951.
3.60
1.68
1.09
2.16H
10.54
2.74
3.28
9.18
1.78


1952.
3.10
1.60
1.62
3.14
3.07
5.74
8.38
8.43
2.79


1956.
2.16
.68
.83
1.76
2.81
1.47
2.18
8.25
2.62


36.05 37.87 22.19 31.74 22.70


REGISTRAR'S OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, B.W.I.
15th September, 1955.

Medical Aot. 1937.
CHEMISTS AND DRUGGISTS.

Pursuant to Section 12 (4) of the Medical Act, 1937 the following registration are hereby notified:-


Name. Address. Qualification. Date Registered. Registration No.


George Gleghorn ... Basseterre, St. Kitts Certificate of Competency 15th September, 176
dated the 7th Sept. 1955 1955

George Williams ... St. John's, Antigna Certificate of Competency 15th September, 177
dated 15th August, 1955 1955


CECIL O. BYRON,
Acting Registrar.


154








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Montserrat
SAVINGS BANK
Revenue and Expenditure Azcount for the year ended 31st December, 1954.


Expenditure.
$ $
To Interest paid to Depositors
on Closed Accounts 249.84
Interest Capitalised and credit-
ed to sundry .Depositors'
accounts on 31.12.54 8,274.12
Expenses of Management 360.00
,, Amounts written-off 459.60
Balance carried to Reserve
Account 1,845.54 11,189.10

Account of Deposits and Withdrawals f
To Balance at Credit of
Deposits on 1.1.54 352,988.32
,, Deposits received 126,114.08
Interest Credited to
Depositors 8,523.96 487,626.36


To Balance carried to
Reserve Account


Revenue.


$
By Interest on Investments 11,186.22


,, Sle of P!ss Books


or the year ended 31st

By Withdrawals
,, Balance to Credit of
Depositors
on 31.12.54


Investment Adjustment Account.
By Profit on sale of In-
vestments
,, Appreciation of In-
11,889.70 11,889.70 vestments


2.88


11,189.10

December, 1954.

124,349.78


363,276.58


487,626.36


75.72


11,813.98


11,889.70


Reserve


To Balance cn 1.1.54


16,220.21 16,220.21

Balance Sheet as at


Account.
By Revenue & Expenditure
Account
,, Investments Adjust-
ment Account ]
,, Balance on 31.12.54

31st December, 1954.


Depositors Account


Liabilities.
Cash w
Invest
V,276.
363,276.58 363,276.58 Deficit
-----I


A
ith Treasurer
nents at Market
ilue


.ssets.
25,080.53


335,711.08
2,484.97


363,276.58


There is a contingent liability amounting to $843.43 in respect of the outstanding aggregate of
amounts paid in past years from Colonial Revenue to meet deficits on the Revenue and Expenditure
account.


J. D. LEWIS,
Accountant.
13th August, 1955.


O. E. HENRY,
Treasurer.
13th August, 1955.


In accordance with section 11 of Ordinance No. 5 of 1938, the accounts of the Montserrat
Savings Bank for the year 1954 have been examined under my direction. I have obtained all the
information and explanations I have required and I certify, as a result of this audit, that in
my opinion the above statements are correct, subject to the observations in the report of even
date attached hereto.
J. F. BOOTH,
Principal Auditor,
19th August, 1955. Leeward Islands.


1,845.54

11,889.70
2,484.97


16,220.21


22 September, 1955.]


155








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


LEEWARD ISLANDS

Montserrat,
STATEMENT OF INVESTMENTS ON 318T DECEMBER, 1954.


Description of Stock.


Ceylon 3% 1959/64
Ceylon 31% 1959
Gold Coast 4% 1960/70
Kenya 4j% 1971/78
Northern Rhodesia 3o% 1955/65
Sieira Leone 41y 1955
Australia 3% 1965/67
4% 1961/64
2}% Funding Loan 1956/61
2j% National War Bonds 1954/56
New Zealand 3 1 1955/60
,, 31% 1960164
3% Savings Bonds 1955/65
3% ,, ,, 1955/65
3% ,, ,, 1960/70
Uganda 31% 1966/69
E.A.H.C. 4% Stock 1972/74


Amount of Stock.



700
364
940
20,000
1,019
662
4,941
359
8,288
4,528
381
1,803
2,900
3,567
9,638
6,512
3,051


Actual Price.



683
385
1,020
19,951
1.025
720
5,000
354
8,000
4,500
381
1,830
2,900
3,510
11,109
6,000
2,997


-I -I


69,659 10 11

$334,365.82


70,370 17 0

$337,780.08


Market Value
on 31.12.54



654
358
972
21,100
1,013
675
4,669
363
8,288
4,539
387
1,812
2,900
3,567
9,252
6,284
3,097


69,939 16 2

$335.711.08


O. E. HENRY,
Treasurer,
14th July, 1955.


J. D. LEWIS,
Accountant.


20th May, 1955.
Examined
J. F. BOOTH,
Principal Auditor.


19th August, 1955.





















ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Offoe, Leeward Islands, by B. M. BLAOKMAN,
Government Printer.-By Authority
1955.


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992
102
94
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100
1001-
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[Price 12 -cents


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156


[22 September, 1955.









LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1955, No. 28.


THE CURRENCY (COIN) REGULATIONS, 1955, DATED SEITEM-
BER 14, 1955, MADE BY THE GOVERNOR UNDER SECTION
12 OF THE CURRENCY ACT, 1950 (No. 4/1950) AFTER
CONSULTATION WITH THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF
CURRENCY, BRITISH CARIBBEAN TERRITORIES (EASTERN
GROUP) AND WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE SECRETARY
OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES.

1. Short Title. These JRegulations may be cited as
the Currency (Coin) Regulations, 1955.
2. Interpretation. In these Regulations-
"Agent Bank" means any bank appointed or
employed by the Board to act as its agent;
"coin" means iny coin provided, issued or re-issued,
or to.be provided, issued or re-issued under the
authority of the Act;
"Centre" means any place other than Headquarters
at which the Board has established an office;
Currency Officer means a member of the Board
or any other person appointed by the Board
with the approval of the Governor to be a
Currency Officer;
"Headquarters" means the headquarters of the
Board at Trinidad;
"Sub-Centre means any place at which the Board
has not established an office but at which there
is an Agent Bank;
"the Board" shall have the same meaning as in
the Act;
"the Act" means the Currency Act, 1950.







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3. Minting of Coin. All coin shall be minted by or
under the direction of the Master of the Royal Mint.
4. Moulds for the minting of coins. The
designs of coins shall he approved by the Secretary of State
and the die from which coins are to be minted shall be re-
tained in the custody of the Royal Mint.
5. Custody of coin. (1) All unissued coin and all
coin withdrawn from circulation shall be kept in a strong
fireproof vault provided by the Board or by an Agent Bank:
Provided that unissued coin shall be stored separately
from coin withdrawn from circulation.
(2) Each door or entrance of a vault provided by the
Board shall be secured by three different locks, the keys or
combinations of which shall be held respectively by such three
Currency Officers as the Board with the approval of the
Governor may from time to time appoint.
(3) Each door or entrance of a vault provided by an
Agent Bank shall be secured by at least two different locks the
keys or combination s of which shall be held by two employees
of the Agent Bank.
(4) Coin kept in a vault provided by an Agent Bank by
virtue of this regulation shall, as far as practicable, be stored
separately from the funds of the Agent Bank.
6. Re-Issue of Coin. If selected for re-issue, coin
withdrawn from circulation shall.be re-issued in preference to
coin not previously issued.
7. Minimum sum that may be lodged with
the Board or the Crown Agents and Rate of
Commission. (1) The minimum sum which, at the option
of the Board, under the provisions of subsection (2) of section
7 of the Act may be lodged with the Board or the Crown
Agents, shall be twenty-five thousand dollars or the equivalent
in sterling, as the case may be.
(2) The rate of commission chargeable by the Board for
the issue or receipt of coin under the provisions of subsection
(2) of section 7 of the Act shall be published in the Gazette.
8. Coin Register. (1) The Board shall cause a
Coin Register to be kept at Headquarters in which 'shall be
recorded all coins supplied to the Board, issued, withdrawn
from circulation or shipped to the Crown Agents.
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(2) An entry shall forthwith be made in the Coin Register
and signed by at least two Currency Officers showing the date
and nature of each such transaction, the number of coins of
each denomination and the total value of the coins involved
and the number of coins of each denomination and total value
of coins remaining unissued.
9. Stock Book. (1) The Board shall cause a Stock
Book to be kept at each Centre and Sub-Centre showing the
date and nature of each transaction, the quantity in each
denomination of coins deposited or withdrawn from a vault
provided for under regulation 5 of these Regulations and the
total value of each deposit or withdrawal.
(2) The Stock Book shall be kept in a strong fire-proof
vault or safe, and each entry therein shall be signed-
(a) where the vault in which the coin is kept is
provided by the Board, by every Currency Officer
authorised to hold a key or combination of the vault in
which the coin is kept; and
(b) where the vault in which the coin is kept is
provided by an Agent Bank, by a Currency Officer.
10. Board of Survey. (1) There shall be a Board
of Survey appointed by the Governor which shall consist of at
least two persons, neither of whom shall be a member of the
Board or a Currency Officer, whose duty it shall be to examine
the stocks of coins held in any vault provided by the Board,
whether unissued or awaiting re-issue or shipment to the
Crown Agents, as the case may be.
(2) The Principal Auditor shall be notified of every
survey to be held and shall be entitled to be present, either in
person or by his officers, at any survey.
(3) Ordinary surveys shall be held at least quarterly, and
in addition at least one surprise survey shall be held every
year. The Governor may order a surprise survey at any time.

(4) At any survey the Board of Survey may accept,
without counting the contents thereof, if the seals are
apparently intact-
(i) any sealed package that bears the seal of -
(a) the Principal Auditor and at least one
member of his staff; or









(b) the Crown Agents, or the Royal Mint;
or
(c) any recognized bank doing business in
the Colony; or
(d) not less than three Treasury Officers
not being Currency Officers; or
(e) not less than three Currency Officers
not being officers appointed by the Board with
the approval of the Governor to hold a key or
combination of the vault; or

(f) a previous Board of Survey;
(ii) any sealed containers or presses sealed with the
unbroken seal of any previous Board of Survey.
(5) A report of each survey, containing a list of all
packages of coins showing how far the packages have been
accepted or counted and the value of their contents, shall be
forwarded to the Governor, the Principal Auditor, and to the
Chairman of the Board who shall cause a copy of the report to
be furnished to each member of the Board.
(6) All books and documents in which are entered or
recorded any account, minute, memorandum, matter or thing
relating to the Currency Fund, or whatever else shall tend to
secure or to show a true account of the transactions of the
Board shall be at all times open to examination by the Board
of Survey.
11. Commencement. These Regulations shall come
into force on such date as the Governor shall, by proclamation
under subsection (2) of section 14 of the Act, appoint for the
coming into operation of the Act, in so far as it relates to coin.

Made by the Governor this 14th day of September, 1955.

P. D. MACDONALD,
Acting Governor.



ANTIGUA
Printed t the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLACKMAN, Government Printer.-By Authority.
1955.
24/00050-480--9.55. Price 6 cents.




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