Title: Leeward Islands gazette
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Title: Leeward Islands gazette
Physical Description: reels. : ;
Creator: Leeward Islands (West Indies)
Publisher: Gov. Printing Office
Place of Publication: Antigua
Publication Date: 1872-
 Subjects
Subject: Politics and government -- Periodicals -- Leeward Islands (West Indies)   ( lcsh )
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
 Notes
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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Bibliographic ID: UF00076863
Volume ID: VID00278
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 001724221
notis - AJD6739
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Succeeded by: Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette

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THE LEEWARD ISLAND

GAZETTE.
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VOL. LXXXIII. SATURDAY, IST OCTOBER, 1955. No. 43.


LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT.
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1955, No. 29.

Proclamation dated October 1, 1955, bringing into
operation the Currenoy (Amendment) Act, 1955 (No.
20/1955).


BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.
A PROCLAMATION.

P. D. MACDONALD,
Acting Governor.

WHEREAS by section 5 of the Currency (Amendment)
Act, 1955 (No. 20/1955) it is provided that the said Act shall
come into operation on a day to be appointed by the Governor
by proclamation published in the Gazette.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, PATRICK DONALD MACDONALD,
a Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael
and Saint George, Acting 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
the said Act shall come into operation on the 1st day of
October, 1955.
AND all Her Majesty's officers and loving subjects in the
Colony and all others whom it may concern are hereby required
to take due notice hereof and to give their ready obedience
accordingly.
GIVEN at the Government House, Antigua, this
1st day of October, 1955, and in the fourth
year of Her Majesty's reign.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN !












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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1955, No. 30.

THE CURRENCY (AMENDENMNT OF SECOND SCHEDULE) REGULATIONS,
1955, DATED OCTOBER 1, 1955, MADE BY THE GOVERNOR
AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF
CURRENCY, BRITISH CARIBBEAN TERRITORIES (EASTERN GROUP)
AND WITH THE APPROVAL (F THE SECRETARY OF STATE, UNDER
SECTION 5 (4) OF THE CURRENCY ACT, 1950 (No. 4/1950).

1. CITATION. These Regulations may be cited as the Currency
(Amendment of Second Schedule) Regulations, 1955.
2. AMENDMENT OF SECOND SCHEDULE. For the Second Sched-
ule to the Currency Act, 1950 the following shall be substituted:-
SECOND SCHEDULE.

Section 5 (3). Coins of the Eastern Group of the British Caribbean
Territories which are Legal Tender.


Proportion of
Dollar for
which Tender.


.50



.25

.10




.05


.02



.01

.005


Coin.


PART I-CUPRO-NICKEL

Fifty-cent piece



Twenty-five cent piece

Ten-cent pi-ec


PART II-MIXED METAL

Five-cent piece



Two-cent piece



One-cent piece

Half-cent piece


Standard
weight.

Grains

200



100

40



77.16



145.83



87.5

43.75


Remedy
Allow-
ance.



1 piece
in 50


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Composition.


Cupro-nickel
(Copper 75%
Nickel 25%)

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Mixed metal
(Copper, nickel
and zinc)

Mixed metal
(Copper
tin and zinc)

ditto

ditto


Made by the Governor this 1st day of October, 1955.

P. D. MACDONALD,
Acting Governor.













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


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