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Title: Leeward Islands gazette
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Title: Leeward Islands gazette
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Creator: Leeward Islands (West Indies)
Publisher: Gov. Printing Office
Place of Publication: Antigua
Publication Date: 1872-
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Subject: Politics and government -- Periodicals -- Leeward Islands (West Indies)   ( lcsh )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: 1- , 1872-
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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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Table of Contents
    Main
        Page 31
        Page 32
        Page 33
        Page 34
        Page 35
    Leeward Islands - Acts, No. 1 of 1956: Transfer of Sombrero Act, 1956
        Page A 1
        Page A 2
    Leeward Islands - Acts, No. 2 of 1956: Promissory Oaths (Amendment) Act, 1956
        Page B 1
        Page B 2
    Leeward Islands - Acts, No. 3 of 1956: Interpretation and General Clauses (Amendment) Act, 1956
        Page C 1
        Page C 2
    Leeward Islands - Acts, No. 4 of 1956: Overseas Nurses' Pensions (Amendment) Act, 1956
        Page D 1
        Page D 2
    Leeward Islands - Acts, No. 5 of 1956: Magistrate's Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1956
        Page E 1
        Page E 2
    Leeward Islands - Acts, No. 6 of 1956: Pensions (Amendment) Act, 1956
        Page F 1
        Page F 2
        Page F 3
    Leeward Islands - Acts, No. 7 of 1956: Larceny (Amendment) Act, 1956
        Page G 1
    Leeward Islands - Acts, No. 8 of 1956: Supplementary Appropriation (1955) Act, 1956
        Page H 1
        Page H 2
    Leeward Islands - Acts, No. 9 of 1956: Supplementary Appropriation (1955) Act, 1956
        Page I 1
        Page I 2
    Leeward Islands - Acts, No. 10 of 1956: Appropriation Act, 1956
        Page J 1
        Page J 2
        Page J 3
    Montserrat - Ordinance, No. 9 of 1955: Montserrat Constitution and Electrons (Amendment) Ordinance, 1955
        Page K 1
    Montserrat - Ordinance, No. 1 of 1956: Public Service Commission Ordinance, 1956
        Page L 1
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E LEEWARD ISLANI)S


GAZETTE.


| ublisbet bp utt)ority.


VOL. LXXXIV.


THURSDAY, 9TH FEBRUARY, 1956.


Notices.

BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE
LEEWARD ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
WHEREAS by section 1 of the
Public Service Commission Ordi-
nance, 1956 (No. 1/1956) it is provided
that the said Ordinance shall come into
operation on a day to be appointed by
the Governor by Proclamation pub-
lished in the Gazette.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, KENNETH
WILLIAM BLACKBURNE, a Knight
Commander of the Most Distinguish-
ed Order of Saint Michael and Saint
George, an Officer of the Most Excel-
lent Order of the British Empire,
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 Ordinance shall
come into operation on the 9th day
of February, 1956.
AND all Her Majesty's officers and
loving subjects in the Presidency of
Montserrat 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 2nd day of Febru-
ary, 1956, and in the fourth year
of Her Majesty's reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

The Governor has been pleased to
appoint Mr. G. E. MAYNARD to be
an Assessor for the Juvenile Court in
St. John's in the place of Mr. G. W.
JOSHUA, who has resigned.
The Secretariat,
Antigua.
1st February, 1956.
44/00006.

The Commissioner, Virgin Isiands,
has been pleased to grant to the Hon.
J. 0. GEORGES, M.B.E., ten weeks'
leave of absence as a member of the
Executive Council and Legislative
Council of the Virgin Islands with
effect from the 23rd March, 1956.
The Secretariat,
Antigua.
31st January, 1956.
c. 18/00008



L 9

i^CT^1


r general
llency the
an pleased
[ARRIGAN
r of the


It is hereby notified fo
information that His Exce
Governor has this day be
to appoint Mr. N. E. A. H
to be an official member
Legislative Council of th
Virgin Islands.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
6t/ February, 1956.

It is hereby notified fc
information that His Exce
Governor has this day be
to appoint Mr. N. E. A. I
and Mr. S. ST. A. MEA
Presidential Official Memb
Executive Council of th
Virgin Islands.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
6th February, 1956.


With reference to the Notice
appearing in Leeward Islands Gazette
No. 40 of the 15th September, 1955,
it is notified for general information
that the Exequatur empowering
Senor DON CARLOS CRISTANCHO
ROJAS to act as Consul-General of
Venezuela at Port of Spain for the
islands of Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada,
St. Vincent, Barbados, Barbuda, St.
Lucia, Dominica, St. Christopher,
Antigua, Nevis and Montserrat and
the Virgin Islands, received Her
Majesty's signature on the 30th
December, 1955.
The Secretariat,
Antigua.
6th February, 1956.
19/U0009

Invalidation of Stamps.
It is hereby notified for general
information that, in accordance with
the provisions of the Stamps (Invali-
dation) Order, 1956 (General
Government S.R. & O. No. 5 of 1956),
the special issue of stamps commem-
orating the three hundredth
anniversary of the settlement of the
island of Anguilla, originally
authorised for use by and under the
Stamps (Anguilla Tercentenary)
Order, 1950 (General Government
S.R. & O. No. 29 of 1950), the
continued use whereof was authorised
by the Stamps (Continuance of Use)
Order, 1953 (General Government


(S.R. &O. No. 21 of 1953), will no
longer be used for the payment of
postage or stamp duties after the 31st
July, 1956.


e British 2. Provision has, however, been
made in the abovementioned Invali-
dation Order for a period of grace of
three months thereafter, that is, on or
before the 31st October, 1956, within
which holders of stamps invalidated
by the Order may effect their
exchange at a Post Office in the
r general Presidency of St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla
llency the for a stamp or stamps of equal value
en pleased authorised for use in that Presidency.
IARRIGAN
DE to be The Secretariat,
ers of the Antigua.
e British 30th January, 1956.
62/00009-II.

NATURALIZATION.
A Certificate of Naturalization
No. 1 of 1956 dated the 21st Decem-


ber, 1955, has been granted to Miss
MARIA ROMAN DIAS of Long
Street, St. John's, Antigua, under the
British Nationality Act, 1948.


The Secretartat,
Antigua.
27th January, 1956.
Ref. No. 55/00024.


No. 14.
Appointments and transfers etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-
HEWLETT, E. A. Q., Junior Clerk,
Audit Office, resigned appointment.
Feb. 6

No. 15
The Governor has this day been
pleased to assent to the undermen-
tioned Acts and Ordinance:-
ACTS.

Leeward Islands.
No. 1 of 1956, "The Transfer of
Sombrero Act, 1956." Jan. 31
No. 2 of 1956, "The Promissory
Oaths (Amendment) Act, 1956."
Jan. 31
No. 3 of 1956, The Interpretation
and General Clauses (Amendment)
Act, 1956." Jan. 31


No. 8.


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


[9 February, 1956.


No. 4 of 1956, "The Overseas
Nurses' Pensions (Amendment)
Act, 1956." Jan. 31
No. 5 of 1956, "The Magistrate's
Code of Procedure (Amendment)
Act, 1956." Jan. 31
No. 6 of 1956, "The Pensions
(Amendment) Act, 1956." Jan. 31
No. 7 of 1956, "The Larceny
(Amendment) Act, 1956." Jan, 31
No. 8 of 1956, The Supplementary
Appropriation (1954) Act, 1956."
Jan. 31
No. 10 of 1956, The Appropriation
Act, 1956. Jan. 31
ORDINANCE.
Montserrat.
No. 1 of 1956, "The Public Service
Commission Ordinance, 1956. "
Jan. 31
No. 16.

The following Acts and Ordinances
are circulated with this Gazette and
form part thereof:-
ACTS.
Leeward Islands.
No. 1 of 1956, "The Transfer of
Sombrero Act, 1956."
2pp price 4c.
No. 2 of 1956, The Promissory
Oaths (Amendment) Act, 1956."
2pp pi ice 4c.
No. 3 of 1956, "The Interpretation
and General Clauses (Amendment)
Act, 1956." 2pp price 4c.
No. 4 of 1956, "The Overseas
Nurses' Pensions (Amendment) Act,
1956." 2pp price 4c.
No. 5 of 1956, "The Magistrate's
Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act,
1956." 2pp price 4c.
No. 6 of 1956, "The Pensions
(Amendment) Act, 1956."
3pp price 5c.
No. 7 of 1956, "The Larceny
(Amendment) Act, 1956.
1pp price 4c.
No. 8 of 1956, "The Supplemen-
tary Appropriation (1954) Act, 1956."
2pp price 4c.
No. 9 of 1956, "The Supplemen-
tary Appropriation (1955) Act, 1956."
2pp price 4c.
No. 10 of 1956, "The Appropria-
tion Act, 1956 3pp price 5c.

ORDINANCES.
Montserrat.
No. 9 of 1955, "The Montserrat
Constitution and Elections (Amend-
ment) Ordinance, 1955."
3pp price 5c.
No. I of 1956, "The Public Service
Commission Ordinance, 1956."
4pp price 6c.
Workmen's Compensation Act.
The attention of persons in Antigua
employing workmen, as defined by
the Workmen's Compensation Act,
1937, is directed to the notice dated
26th February, 1955 published in the
Leeward Islands Gazette on the 10th
March, 1955, whereby such persons
are required to render, on or before
the 15th day of February in every


year to the Labour Commissioner,
a correct return in respect of the
preceding calendar year specifying:-
(a) The total number of
injuries to workmen during the
year in respect of which compen-
sation has been paid.
(b) The number of fatal
injuries included under (a).
(c) The total amount paid in
full settlement of claim for com-
pensation in respect of non-fatal
injuries.
(d) The total amount paid to
dependents in respect of fatal
injuries.
(e) The number of non-fatal
injuries which have been classi-
fied as of a permanent nature.
(f) Full details respecting any
payment of compensation being
made on account of temporary
disablement under section 4
(1) (d).
Dated the 30th day of January,
1956.
Administrator.

ACQUISITION OF LAND
Notice required under Section
4 of the Land Acquisition
Act, 1944.
(No. 11 of 1944)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that it appears to the Governor in
Council that the lands described in
the Schedule hereto and situate at
Always in the parish of Saint
Anthony in the island of Montserrat
are likely to be needed for purposes
which in the opinion of the Governor
in Council are public purposes,.
namely, for housing purposes, AND
that it is necessary to make a prelimi-
nary survey of the said land.
SCHEDULE.
A piece or parcel of land contain-
ing approximately 21 acres forming
part of lands owned by JOHN HENRY
JEFFERS known as Galways Estate
and situate at Galways in the parish
of Saint Anthony in the island
of Montserrat.
Dated the. 17th day of January,
1956.
Js. H. CARROT,
Clerk of the Council.
Commissioner's Office,
Plymouth, Mmontserre/.
Ref. No. M. 38/44.
It is hereby notified for general
information that in accordance with
Financial Instructions 170 (a) all
persons who have not received com-
pensation or costs in respect of cases
adjudicated before the 1st January,
1956 and which compensation or
costs are in the custody of the
Magistrate, should apply to the
Magistrate's Oliice BEFORE the 31st
May, 1956, failing which these
amounts will be credited to revenue.

DESMOND A. McNAMARA,
Magistrate.
6th February, 1956.


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 23rd January, 1956.
BRITISH-AMERICAN TOBACCO
COMPANY, LTD., of Westminster
House, 7 Mill Bank, London, S.W.,
have applied for Registration of Two
Trade Marks consisting of the fol-
lowing:-


SKRU8EAL


MILLECEL
in Class 45, that is to say: Tobacco
whether manufactured or unmanu-
factured.

The Applicants claim that they
have not used the said Trade Marks
in respect of the said goods prior to
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 Gazette, give
notice in duplicate at the Trade
Marks Office, Antigua, of opposition
to registration of the said Trade
Marks.
CECIL O. BYRON,
Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.


INCOME TAX NOTICE.

The Income Tax Ordinance No.
7 of 1945 (as amended).
PUBLIC OFFICERS AND PENSIONERS.

Any public officer or pensioner
liable to pay income tax whose
income including that of his wife
consists solely of his and/or her
emoluments as a public officer or
pensioner or other allowance from
public funds, shall deliver a true
and correct return of his whole
income to the Commissioners not
later than the 31st day of January,
1956. (Section 67 and S. R. & 0.
1946, No. 13).
OTHER PERSONS.
Every person (including a com-
pany) liable to pay income tax shall
deliver a true and correct return of
his whole income not later than the
31st day of March, 1956 (Section 67
and S. R. & 0. 1946, No. 13).
AGENTS, TRUSTEES, ETC.
Any person having the direction,
control or management of any
property or concern, or being in
receipt of income; on behalf of any
person, whether resident or non-
resident, as attorney, factor, agent,
trustee, curator or committee
should make and deliver to the
Commissioners ; return in respect
of such property, concern or income
not later than the 31st day of March,
1956. (Sections 28 and 29).
GENERAL.
Any pers n may be considered to
be liable to pay income tax" if his
income from all sources exceeds one
hundred and twelve pounds ($537.60).


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


All claims for deduction from
income tax must be substantiated by
the production of receipts or other
bona fide evidence.

PENALTIES.
Any person liable to pay income
tax who fails to make or deliver a
return within the prescribed period
shall be guilty of an offence against
this Ordinance and shall be liable on
conviction to a penalty not exceed-
ing one hundred pounds, and in
default of payment to imprisonment
with or without hard labour for a
term not exceeding six months.
Section 68.

Any person who makes or delivers
a false return or keeps or prepares
any false accounts or particulars
concerning any income on which
tax is payable shall be guilty of
an offence and shall be liable on
conviction to a fine not exceeding
five hundred pounds, or to imprison-
ment with or without hard labour
for a term not exceeding six months.
(Section 64).
E. G. O. M. BERRIDGE,
for the Commissione'rs.


HARBOUR, NOTICE.

BOAT LICENCES


The attention of owners of oats
is drawn to the following provisions
of the Porters. Watermen, and Boats
Licensing Ordinance, 1909, as
amended-

1. Within twenty days after the
first day of January in each year
every owner of every drogher,
lighter, flat, boat, or craft of
any description whatever, ply-
ing or engaged in any way at
or about this Island (except such
boats as are carried by registered
vessels) shall apply to the Har-
bour Master for a licence to
possess and use such drogher,
lighter, flat, or craft (S e c t i o n
14 (1).)
Any person owning or being in
possession of a drogher, lighter,
flat, boat, or craft required to be
licensed under this Ordinance,
and who fails to lioence the same
within the time prescribed by
this Ordinance, shall be liable
on summary conviction to a
penalty not exceeding five
pounds besides the amount of
licence imposed by this Ordi-
nance in respect to such drogher,
lighter, flat, boat, or craft (Sec-
tion 29).
2. Every drogher, lighter, flat, boat
or craft licensed as before men-
tioned not being a registered
vessel within the meaning of
the Harbour and Roadsteads Act,
1894, shall have the number of
such licence, and the name of the
owner, legibly painted on the
stern in letters and figures not


less than one and a half inches
in length, and the said stern shall
be bona fid6 a fix part of the
drogher, lighter, flat, boat or
craft, and not a shifting board
moveable at pleasure; and if any
person shall be employed or
shall ply in any such flat, boat
or craft as a boatman without
having the numb er of the
licence'. s, thereon painted as
aforesaid he shall forfeit and
pay penalty not exceeding ten
shillings (Section 18).
3. II any drogher, lighter, flat,
boat or craft shall, in the opinion
of the owner, become unfit for
use, such owner shall within
twenty (lays after the first day
of January of the year succeed-
inig that in which such drogher,
lighter, flat, boat or craft became
unfit for use make declaration
before the Harbour Master that
such drogher, lighter, flat, boat,
or craft, in respect to which no
such declaration as aforesaid has
been made or a licence granted
shall he liable on summary
conviction to a penalty not
exceeding ten pounnds (10).
(Section 30)

E. H. BLANCHARD,
Harbour Master.
28th January, 1956.


Applications ar. invited to fill a
post of Statistician on the staff of the
Central Secretariat of the Caribbean
Commission, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
Men and Women are equally eligible
for the post.

Qualifications: Candidates
should be University graduates hold-
ing an advanced degree in Economics
and Statistics or be able to provide
evidence of advanced graduate work
in an academic institution of good
standing. In addition they should
have advanced practical experience
in the particular fields indicated, in
a specialised Government Depart-
ment. International Agency or
Private enterprise.

Applicants should:
(1) have a working knowledge
of the two languages of the
Caribbean Commission (English
and French) with complete
fluency in at least one of them,
and
(2) be familiar with modern
and standard systems in use in
the coordination of international
statistics.

Job Description: To collect,
collate, analyse and otherwise prepare
for publication and dissemination
Caribbean social and economic statis-
tics and to carry out such other
specific studies and projects in the
field of statistics and related economic
problems as may be assigned to the
successful candidate from time to
time. To supervise and direct a
Statistical department.


The salary for this post is US
$3,600 per annum rising by incre-
ments of US $240 on the basis of
satisfactory work to a maximum
of US $6,000 per annum.
Salary is expressed in US dollars
but will be payable in the currency
of the country in which the employee
is stationed. Entrance at a higher
point in the salary scale will depend
on the qualifications and experience
of the candidate.

Preference will be given to appli-
cants who, besides being able to carry
out the duties of the job described
above, possess practical experience in
the field of economic research.

Applications should reach the office
of the Secretary General of the
Caribbean Commission not later
than March 31, 1956 and should
indicate whether the applicant, if
appointed, will be able to assume
duty at short notice; they should be
accompanied by a curriculum vitae,
references, testimonials and one
photograph.

Further particulars may be obtained,
if required, from:

The Secretary General,
Caribbean Commission,
Kent House,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad; B.W.I.

to whom all communications should
be addressed.

Port of Spain, Trinidad,
January 23, 1956.
16/0o006.


TRAFFIC NOTICE.

The Vehicles & Road Traffic
Ordinance, 1956.
By virtue of 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
period of vehicles shall be from
6.15 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Dated this 4th day of February,
1956.

E. M. V. JAMES, Lt. Col.
Traffic Commissioner.


RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station,


Month.


Antigua.
1952. 1953. 1954.


1955. 1956.


Janl. 2.41 1.93 3.04 2.16 5.15
Feb. 4th .69 .15 .28 .58
3.10 2.08 3.32 2.16 6.68


9 February, 1956.]









THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Revised list of persons registered under the Midwives' Ordinance No. 7 of 1951, for the
Presidency of Montserrat, as at the 1st January, 1956.


Serial No.
l. (3)
2. (9)
3. (16)
4. (24)
5. (29)
6. (4)
7. (5)
8. (23)
9. (13)
10. (1)
11. (22)
12. (26)
13. (25)
14. (28)
15. (15)
16. (10)
17. (20)
18. (27)
19. (18)
20. (17)
21. (19)
22. (31)
23. (11)
24. (14)
25. (7)
26. (21)
27. (12)
28. (8)
29. (2)
30. (30)


Name.
Allen, Clemence Mary Elizabeth
Barzey, Catherine (Mrs.)
Bramble, Elizabeth
Buffong, Catherine
Browne, Diana
Cadogan, Lilian (Mrs.)
Clarke, Kathleen (Left island)
Cooper, Mary (Mrs.)
Clarke, Catherine
Edwards, Winifred
Frith, Cat herine (Mrs.) (Left island)
Fenton, Charlotte
Greenaway, Leonora Adina (Mrs.)
Greenaway, Mary (Mrs.)
Greenaway, Catherine (Mrs.)
Griffith, Doris (Mrs.) (Left island)
Griffith, Edith (Mrs.)
Isles, Eleanor Teresa) Left island)
Lee, Mary Susannah Gordon
Piper, Verna (Mrs.) (Left island)
Philip, Vera Nelitha
Ponde, Rosie (Left island)
Richardson, Ina (Left island)
Roache, Katherine
Frewin, Bf.ryl Geraldine (Left island)
Tnitt, Rosanna
Wade Catherine
Warner, Susan (Mrs.)
White, Sarah (Mrs.)
Wyke, Elizabeth (Mrs.)


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 24th January, 1956.

PHILIP MORRIS INCORPORATED of 100 Park Avenve, New York, New York,
United States of America, have applied for Registration of One Trade Mark consisting of the
following:-


Marlnoro


in Class 45 that is to say Cigarettes.
The Applicants claim that they have used the said Trade Mark in respect of the said
goods for 10 months 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 Gazette, give notice in duplicate at the Trade Marks Office,
Antigua, of opposition to registration of the said Trade Mark.
CEcIL O. BYRoN,
Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.


Address
Glendon Hospital
Cork Hill
Glendon Hospital
St. George's Hill
Baker Hill
Plymouth
Harris'
Bethel
Glendon Hospital
St. John's
Salem
Kinsale
Infirmary
St. John's
Glendon Hospital
Plymouth
Plymouth
do
Harris'
Bethel
Harris'
St. Patrick's
Glendon Hospital
,,
Plymouth
Bethel
Glendon Hospital
do
St. Peter's
Salem
J. H. L. BROWNE,
Secretary, Midwives' Board.


[9 February, 1956.








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 24th January, 1956.
WALTERS TRINIDAD BREWING CO., LTD., of 26 South Quay, Port of Spain,
Trinidad, have applied for Registration of one Trade Mark consisting of the following:-


in Class 43, that is to say: Beer and all other goods included in said Class.
The Applicants claim that they have used the said Trade Mark in respect of the said
goods for 4 months 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 Gazette give notice in duplicate at the Trade Marks Office,
Antigua, of opposition to registration of the said Trade Mark.
CECIL O. BYRON,
Acting Registrar of Trade Mark.-


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Oiiice. Leeward islands, by E. M3 BLACKMAN,
Governnient Printer.-By Authority.
19.06..


I Price 49 cents.]


9 February, 1956.]







No. 1 of 1956. transfer of Sombrero. L,,wA m
ISLANDS
[L.S.)


I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
31st January, 1956.



LEEWARD ISLANDS.


No. 1 of 1956.


An Act to provide that the Island of Sombrero
shall cease to form part of the Presidency of
the Virgin Islands and shall be included in
and form part of the Presidency of Saint
Christopher Nevis and Anguilla.



LBy Proclamation.] Commenc.-
ment.



ENACTED by the Legislature of the Lee-
ward Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Transfer of Short title.
Sombrero Act, 1956.

2. From and after the coming into operation Transfer of
of this Act the Island of Sombrero shall cease to Sombrero
from the
form part of the Presidency of the Virgin Islands residency of
and shall be included in and form part of the the Virgin
Islnnds to the
Presidency of Saint Christopher Nevis and An- Presidy y
guilla. of Saint
Christopher
Navis] and
Anguilla.
3. The Sombrero Act is hereby repealed. Repe l.
Cap. 81.








LEPIMARD
ISLANDS.


Transfer of Sombrero.


Commence- 4. This Act shall come into operation on a
ient. day to be appointed by the Governor by proclama-
tion published in the Gazette.

SROBT. L. BRADSHAW,
Deputy President.

Passed by the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956.

A. E. PIENN,
Clerk of the Council.




































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No. 2 of 1956.


Promissory Oaths
(Amendment).


(L.S]


I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
31st January, 1956.




LEEWARD ISLANDS.


'No. 2


of 1956.


An Act to amend the Promissory Oaths Act and
to substitute a new form of Oath to be taken
by Members of Executive Councils.



[31st January, 1956.]



ENACTED by the Legislature of the
Leeward Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Promissory
Oaths (Anuendment) Act, 1956, and shall be read
as one with the Promissory Oaths Act, hereinafter
called the Principal Act.

2. The Principal Act is hereby amended by
the substttitution of the following for the form of
Oath of Executive Councillor in the Schedule to
the Principal Act:-

I, being chosen and
admitted to Her Majesty's Executive
Coulicil it this Colony, do swear that
txcxivpl widi the authority of His Excel-
lency the Governor I


LEEWIwARtD
ISLANDS.


Commene.-
ment.


Short titlu

Cap. 120,


Substitution
of form of
Oath of
Executive
Councillor in
Schedule to
Principal Act.







LEEWARD No. 2 4f 1956.
ISLANDS.


( )((f~7,
(A no to/no fit


will not directly or indirectly reveal the
business or proceedings of the Executive
Council or the nature or contents of any
document communicated to me as a
Member of the Council or any matter
coming to my knowledge in my capacity
as a Member of the Council, and that in
all things I will be a true and faithful
Councillor.

So Help Me (od "

Rolvr. L. BRADSHAW,
Demput/ President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, I195;..

A. E. PENN,
Clerk ot the Council.

























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No. 3 of 195(6. Int erprtatiun and Gti rl
Clauses (Amendment).

[L.S.t]

I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
31st January, 1956.



LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. 3 of 1956.


An Act to amend the Interpretation and General
Clauses Act, 1956.



[31st January, 1956.]



ENACTED by the Legislature of the
Leeward Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Interpre-
tation and General Clauses (Amendment) Act,
1956, and shall be road as one with the
Interpretation and General Clauses Act, 1955.
2. Section 2 of the Principal Act is herebbv
amended by the substitution of the following for
the definition of British possession "-
"British possession" means any part of
Her Majesty's dominions other than
the United Kingdom, and shall be
deemed to include India, South West
Africa; any territory under Her Maj-
esty's protection, or any territory
administered by the Government of any
part of Her Majesty's dominions under
the trusteeship system of the United
Nations; ".


ISLANDS.


Commence-
went.


Short title,


12/l ,55.


Amsndmentof
section 2 of
I he Principal
Act.









SLEEWAD 2 Interpretation and General No. 3 of 1956.
ISLANDS. Clauses (Amendment).

Amendment of 3. Section 47 of the Principal Act is
Se tioPn 17", hereby amended by the substitution of the word
the Princiil
Act. irghts for the word "right" appearing in the
second line of the section.

ROBT. L. BRADSHAW,
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956.

A. E. PENN,
Clerk of the Council.
































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No. 4 of 1956.



[L.S.1
I


On'fe'(l N2/,rR^ Pensions




ASSENT,
K. N\. BLACKBURNE,
r3over1nor.
31st January, 1956.


LEEWARD ISLANDS.


No. 4 of 1956.


An Act to amend the Overseas Nurses' Pensions
Act.


[1st J, .,,,,t' 1956.]


ENACTED by the Legislature of the Lee-
ward Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Overseas
Nurses' Pensions (Amendment) Act, 1956, and
shall be read as one with the Overseas Nurses'
Pensions Act, hereinafter called the Principal Act.

2. Section 3 of the Principal Act is hereby
amended by the substitution of the words four
dollars and eighty cents" for the words eight
shillings and four pence appearing therein.

3. The Principal Act is hereby amended by
the insertion, therein, immediately after section 3,
of the follow ing section:-

"3A. Notwithstanding anything con-
tained in section 3 of this Act every nursing
sister or matron to whom a retiring allowance
was granted before the first dlay 4f liannary,
1i56, shall have her retiring allowance, in-
creased as from that date to the rate of four


LEE1WAIN D
[ISANDI i


Commonce-
ment.


Short title.


Cap. 12!.


Amendment
ol section : ol'
the Principal
Act.


Insertion of
new section in
Principal Act.


Incrcanscd
alloia\-nir<
applicab)lo I o
ln ll's( dranw-
inl'j retiring
allowance
before st
January 1956.









Overseas Nurses' Pensions No. 4 of 1956.
(Amendment).


(oienllit. "
lienl.


LEEWARD
ISLANDS.


dollars and eighty cents per annum for each
month of her service in the Colony or any
Presidency thereof."

4. This Act shall be deemed to have come
into operation on the 1st day of January, 1956.

ROBT. L. BRADSHAW,
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956,

A. E. PENN,
Clerk of the Council.































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No. 5 of 1956.


Ia~isftrate's Ce,)(7 of/ Pro-
cedure (Amendment).


[L.S.]


I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
31st January, 1956.




LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. 5 of 1956.



An Act to amend further the Magistrate's Code
of Procedure Act, (Cap. 61).



[31st January, 1956.]


ENACTED
Leeward Islands.


by the Legislature


1. This Act may be cited as the Magistrate's Short title.
Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1956, and
shall be read as one with the Magistrate's Code of
Procedure Act, as amended, hereinafter called Cap. i;i.
the Principal Act.

2. Subsection (3) of section 172 of the Amondlniti
Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitu- f Octin
,172(3) of the
tion of a comma for the full-stop at the end of Principal Act.
subsection (3) and the addition thereafter of the
following words "and in a matter relating to
salvage or the title to wreck where the sum in
dispute exceeds ninety-six dollars ".

owTr. L. BtADSHAW,
Deputy President.


LEEWAfRD
IS LANDS.


colmmence-
mant.


of the









Muyisbwa1 s C ;odc ot Pro-
cedurec (Amciidmnel).


No. 5 of 1956.


Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956.

A. E. PENN,
Clerk of the Council.











































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Pensiolcn (Amnendmenta)


[L.S.]


I ASSENT, '
K. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
31st January, 1956.



LEEWARD ISLANDS.


No. 6 of 1956.



An Act to amend further the Pensions Act, 1947.



[31st January, 1956.]



ENACTED by the Legislature of the Lee-
ward Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Pensions
(Amendment) Act, 1956, and shall be read us one
with the Pensions Act, 1947, as amended; herein-
after called the Principal Act.

2. (1) Subsection (1) of section 2 of the
Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution
of the following for paragraph (a) of the definition
of the expression pensionable emoluments "-

(a) in respect of service in the Colony,
includes salary, personal allowance, house
allowance, and, in the case of a teacher, any
charge pay that may be paid to such teacher
when in charge of a government elementary
school, but does not include duty allowance,
entertainment allowance or any other emolu-
ments whatever; ".


BLANDi.Al
I8LAKDB.


Commence-
ment.


Short title.
12/1917.
12/1948.
7/1953.
4/19555.

Amendment of
seotion 2(1) of
the Principail
Act


No. 6 of 1956..








2 j-'esilons (Ame'd1ncb l)


No. 6 of 1956.


Amencidment of
secti(m 16(1)
of the Prinmi-
pal Aot.




Amendment of
:section 17 of
their Prinipal
Act.


]~EEWAT I)
]Ih, NI.\M -


(2) The foregoing amendment shall be deemed
to have had effect from the 1st day of January,
1952.
3. Subsection (1) of section 16 of the
Principal Act is hereby amnen'id bv the substitution
of the words For the, purposes of this section
for the words For the purposes of this subsection "
appearing in the first line of paragraph (6) of the
subsection.
4. The following amendments are hereby
made to section 17 of the Principal Act:--
(1) Subsection (1) is amended by-
(a) inserting after the words
legal personal representative the
words or in addition to the pay-
ment, if any, made to his dependent
or defendants "; and
(b) deleting the words para-
graphs (ii) and (iii) in paragraph
(vii), the words paragraph (ii) in
proviso (t), and the words para-
graph (ii) or partagrniph (iii) in
proviso (6), and substituting in each
case the words paragraphs (ii),
(iii) or (iv) ".

(2) Subsection (3) is amended by--
(a) substituting a colon for the
full-stop at the end thereof; and
(b) adding thereto the follow-
ing proviso-

Provided that this subsection
shall not apply in the case of an
officer who is eligible to receive
an award under subsection (4) of
this section ".

(3) Subsection (6) is amended by-
(n) *ilttq'hiig p)anio-raiphs (d)
and (e) of the subsectioin as para-
graphs (e) and ( /') respectively; and








No. 6 of 1956. Pension, (1 amendment) 3


(b) inserting next after para-
graph (c) the following-

"(d) the 'word 'father' in-
cludes, in relation to a person, his
stepfather and a male person by
whom he has been adopted; ".


ROBT. L. BRADSHAW,
Deputy President.


Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956.


A. E. PENN.
Clerk of the Council.


























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Larreney, (.Amendment).


[L.S.]


I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
31st January, 1956.


LEEWARD ISLANDS.


No. 7 of 1956.


An Act to amend further the Larceny Act.



[31st January, 1956]


ENACTED
Leeward Islands.


by the Legislature


1. This Act may be cited as the
(Amendment) Act, 1956, and shall be
one with the Larceny Act, as amended,
after called the Principal Act.

2. Section 105 of the Principal
hereby repealed.


Larceny Short titlk.
read as
herein-
CaO. 3S.
Act is Repeal.


ROBT. L. BRADSHAW,
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956.

A. E. PENN,
Clerk of the Council.


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No. 8 of 1956. Supplementary Appropriation LEEWARD
(1.954). ISLANDS.

[L.S.]
I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
31st January, 1956.


LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. 8 of 1956.
An Act to sanction certain payments in excess of
the amount provided by law for the service of
the General Government for the year ending
on the thirty-first day of December, 1954.

[3 st Jalnual 1956.J comm nce.

ENACTEI) by the Legislature of the Lee-
ward Island:-.

1. This .\ct mn:iy ic) cited as the Supplemen- Short tilir.
tary Appropriation (19jo) Act, 1956.
2. T I.' ;'ilns f iimoley ,cc forth in the First Legalization
Schedule t,) ihiis Act paid under the warrant of the ofexpendi-
Governor for the services mentioned in that
Schedule, are hereby declared to be lawful expen-
diture on account of th ( Government of this Colony
for the service 4of the year ending on the thirty-
first dlay of Dlecember, 1951, and the sum of
Thirteen ThIiousand, Four Hundred and Seven
Dollars antd eight Centii being such part of their
total amount as is recoverable from the several
Presidencies shall be charged upon their funds in the
proportions specified in the Second Schedule hereto.

iLOUT. L. BtADSIIAW,
Deputy President.
Passed the (Genieral Legislative Council the
27th day of January, 1956.

A. E. PENN,
Clerk u/ the Council.








LEEWARD 2 _
ISLAND DS.


S'upiplemrntary Appropriation
(1954).
FIRST SCHEDULE.


No. 8 of 1956.


HEAD.


I. Pensions

II. Governor

III. Secretariat

V. Education

VI. Judicial


I,, 4,151.76

274.22

... 868.01

... 1,733.80

.It 6,379.29

13,407.08


XIII. Development and Welfare
and other ImpoFri;al
Grants ... 25,187.22

38,594.30


SECOND SCHEDULE.


APPORTIONMENTS.


Antigua


St. Kitts-Nevis and
Anguilla


Montserrat

Virgin Islands


3 4 ( 4,665.66


i.. 16 o 7,172.79

t... 817.83

g10 0 750.80

13,407.08-


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No. 9 of 1956. Supple7metmary Aijpopriatinm Lri.vr;:)
(1955). SLAN U,;
[L.S.]



T ASSENT,
K. \. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
*:lst January, 1956.




LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. 9 of 1956.

An Act to sanction certain payments in excess of
the ,;mount provided by law for the service of
the General (overlnment for the year ended
on the thirty-first dua of December, 1955.

[ 31st January, 1956.] (Comneoc-
nrlnt.

ENACTED by the Legislature of the
Leeward Islands.
1. Thins \At irny hb cit'd is the Supplemen- sihoit title.
tary ,Ai(')ppl:iation. (1955) Act, 1956.
2. 'The stums of money set forth inl the First Legalization
Schedule i, this Act paid under the warrant, of the of xp'udi-
Gove'lror ftor the services mentioned in that
Sched 1 1, :re hereby declared to be lawful expendi-
ture on :Icilunt of ;the Government of this Colony
for the service of the year ended on .the
thirty-fir-s day of December, 1955, and the sum of
Forty-six Thousand, Three Hundred and Seventy-
Six Dollars and Twenty-One Cents being such
part of their total amount as is recoverable from
the severni Presidencies shill be charged upon their
funds in the proportions specified in the Second
Schedule hereto.

linT. L. BnxnDSIw,
Deputy President.









LEEWARD 2 Suppineenulary Alirpria iion N ~. 9 of 1956.
ISLANDS. (1955).

Passed the General Legislative Council the
27th day of January, 1956.

A. E. PENN,
Clerk of the (omncil.


FIRST SCHEDULE


Head
II

III

IV

VI

VII

VIII

XI


XIII


Governor

Secretariat


Audit


Judicial


Legal

Miscellaneous,

Printing


Development and
Welfare and other
Imperial Grants


SECOND SCHEI)VLE


APPORTIONMENTS
Antigua ...

St. Kitts-Nevis
and Anguilla ... 'o

Montserrat .. ,,


ifftri


$
200.00

1,560.00
1 12.00
1 ,: ;.1.11 '


3,300.00

... 38,105.01

... 1.596 20

46.376.21


... 24,8;5.70

71,241.91


21,796.82


iS,921.41

3,570.97

2,086.93

46,376.21


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No. 10 of 1956.


[L.S.]


I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
31st January, 1956.


LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. 10 of 1956. 0


[31st January, 1956.]


Commence-
ment.


An Act to provide for the services of the Colony of the
Leeward Islands for the half-year ending on the
thirtieth day of Jtne, 1956.

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Leeward
Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Short titi.
Act, 1956.


2. There shall be and there is hereby granted to
Her Majesty the Queen, for and in respect of the half-year
ending )n tile thirtieth day of June, 1956, the sum of
Four Hundred and Ten Thousand, Nine Hlundred and
Six Dollars, over and above the sums already
granted and provided under the Acts in force in the
Colony to Ib applied and expended in the manner and
for the services specified in the First Schedule hereto.


Appropriation.


3. Such part of the said sum of Four Hundred Proportions
and Ten Thousand Nine lHundred and Six Dollars, and payable by
also the sums already granted and provided as aforesaid
amounting to the sum of Ten Thousand and Eight
Hundred Dollar s as set forth in the Second Schedule
hereto. as is recoverable from the several Presidencies
shall be charged upon their funds in the proportions
specified. in the Third Schedule hereto.

ROBT. L. BRADSHAW,
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this 27th
day of January, 1956.

A. E. PENN,
Clerk of the Council.


LEEWARD
ISLANDS.


AppropOlria~tion,









Appropriation.
FIRST SCHEDULE.


SERVICE.


No. 10 of 1956.


AMOUNT.


I. Pensions
II. Governor
III. Secretariat
IV. Audit
V. Education
*VI. Judicial
VII. Legal
VIII. Miscellaneous
IX. Police
X. Post Office
XI. Printing
XII. Treasury
XIII. Development & Welfare :id
Other Imperial Grants


SECOND SCHEDULE.


HEAD.


SERVICE.


Governor


LEEWARD
ISLANDS.


HEAD.


8
... 43,176
... 8,890
.. 19,386
... 23,144
7,825
5,453
... 5,810
... 25,771
.. 209,017
4,000
... 19,960
.. 2,520

... 36,454

410,906


AMOUNT.


$
10,800
10,800









No. 10 of 1956.


Appropriation.

THIRD SCHEDULE.


3 LEEWAIhD
ISJ.ANDS.


General Apportiwnmont.

Antigua
St. Kitts-Nevis and
Anguilla
Montserrat
Virgin Islands


47

41
8
4


Police.

In respect of Personal Emoluments based on services
rendered according to distribution of personnel


Antigua
St. Kitts-Nevis and
Anguilla
Montserrat
Virgin Islands


$
98,466

73,686
. 22,759
... 4,528


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No. 9 of 195.5, Montserrat Constitutio, and MONTEIIAT.
Elections (Amendment).
[L.S.]
I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
30th December, 1955.

MONTSERRAT.

No. 9 of 1955.

An Ordinance to amend the Montserrat Consti-
tution and Elections Ordinance, 1952.
ENACTED by the Legislature of Montserrat
as follows:-
1. This Ordinance may he cited as the Mont- Short title.
sorrat Constitution and Elections (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1955, and shall be read as one with
the Montserrat Constitution and Elections Ordi-
nance, 1952, as amended, hereinafter called the 1/1952.
Principal Ordinance. /);4.
2. Section 8 of the Principal Ordinance is Amendmentof
hereby amended by the deletion of the word e"Pction of
" said in the rigghth line of the section and the Ordinance.
substitution therefore of the word same".
3. Section 12 of the Principal Ordinance is Amendmentof
hereby amended as follows:- section 12 of
the Principal
Ord in'ance.
(i) by the insertion of the words
official member appointed by name
or between the words every "
and "nominated" in the second
line of subsection (1);
(ii) by the insertion of the words
official member appointed by name
and every between the words
Every and nominated in the
first line of subsection (2);
(iii) by the substitution of the words An
official member appointed by name
*or a nominated member for the
words A nominated member" in
the first line of subsection (4); and







Public Service Commission.


[L.S.]


I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
31st January, 1956.





MONTSERRAT.


No. 1 of 1956.


An Ordinance to make provision for the creation
of a Public Service Cornmnission.


[BY PROCLAMATION]


ENACTED by the Legislature of Mont-
serrat:
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Public
Service Commission Ordinance, 1956, and shall
come into operation on a day to be appointed by
the Governor by Proclamation published in the
gazettee.
2. In this Ordinance, unless the context
otherwise requires--
Commissioner means the person for the
time being holding the office of Commis-
sioner of the Presidency and includes
every person for the time being acting as
such in hi-, stead;
Governor means the Governor and Com-
mander in Chief of the Leeward Islands
and includes every person for the time
being administering the Government of


Commenoe-
ment.


Short title and
commence-
ment.



Interpretation.


No. :I of 1956.


MONTSERRAT.







Public Service Commission No. 1 of 1956.'


the Leeward Islands and, to the extent
to which a Deputy for the Governor is
authorized to act, that Deputy;
public office" means any office of emolu-
ment in the public service;
"public officer" means the holder of any
public office and includes any person
appointed to act in any such office;
the public service means the service of the
Crown in respect of the Government of
the Presidency.

3. (1) In the exercise of the functions con-
ferred on him by thii Ordinance the Governor shall
not he obliged to consult with the Executive
Council of the Presidency.

(2) The Commissioner shall not be obliged to
consult with the Executive councill of the Presi-
dency in the exercise of any functions delegated to
him by the Governor under section 8 of this
Ordinance.


4.
dismissal
is hereby


The appointmentt promotion, transfer,
and disciplinary contro l of public officers
vested in the Governor.


5. (1) There shall be, in and for the Presi-
dency, a Public Serv ce Commission (hereafter in
this ordinancee referred to as the Commission ")
and, subject to the provisionsl f -'ibsection 3) of
this section, the (Commission siall consist of such
persons, appoited in such manner, as may be
pre-cribed by Leg'ulations m;ade under this Ordi-
naRiice.

(') The Governir nmay terminate the appoint-
nient of any member of the Commission and. sub-
ject as a foresaid, the members of the omissionin
shall hold office upon such terns and conditions as
may be prescribed by Regulations made under this
Ordinance.


No person sihall he appointed as, or shall
a member tof the ('Commission if he is a
of the Legislative (Concil of tie Presi


(3)
remain,
Member
dency.


Governor and
Commissioner
to exercise
powers in their
discretion.


Public
Officers.


Public Service
Commission.


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/ public Service omissionio. 3 MONTHERRAT


6. (1) The Governor may refer to the Fu notionsof
Commission for its advice any question resting to Psciss ien
the appointment (including promotion and trans-
fer), or to tie dismissal or other disciplinary con-
trol of public officers or of any public officer, or to
any other matter which, in his opinion, affects the
public service:
Provided that no Judge or Magistrate shall be
regarded, for the purposes of this section, as a
public officer.
(2) Ir shall he 1he duty of the Commission
to advice the Governor on any question which
he shall refer to ic in accordance with the
provisions of this section, but the Governor shall
not be required to act in accordance with the
advice given to himn by the Commission.
7. Except with the consent of the Governor Reports and
signified in writing, under the hand of the Colonial statements or
r other conimu-
Secretary, no person shall in any legal proceedings nications of
produce or be permitted to give secondary evidence teConmis-
as to the contents or nature of any letter, state- privileged.
ment, report or other document or any oral
information addressed, made or f'iven-
(a) to the commission n by or on behalf
of the Governor, the Colonial Secretary,
the Commissioner or the head of any Govern-
ment Department for the purpose of enabling
the Commission to discharge any of its
duties under this Ordinauce; or

(b) by th. (Commission to the Governor,
the Colonial Secretary, the Commissioner
or tihe head of 'my governmentt Department
in relation to any matter concerning or
!risirig oi t of the d duties of the Commissio(n.
8. The G4ove'rnor' may by order delegate to Delegation of
all r powers by
the Commissioner M11 or any of the functions Governor.
conferred on rhe Governor by sections 4 and 6 of
this Ordiamnce subject to such conditions, excep-
tions and qualifications as the Governor may
prescribe anl tihe Commissioner shall accordingly
have and exercise silch functions, subject as
aforesaid.


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Public Service Commission. No. 1 of 1956.


Powertomake 9. The Governor may make Regulations
Regulations for giving effect to the provisions of this Ordi-
r 'g'arding
PubiioServico nance, and in particular and without prejudice
Commission. to the generality of the foregoing power may by
such IRegulations make provision for all or any
of the following matters, that is to say:-
(a) the membership of the Commission;
(b) the appointment, tenure of office
and terms of service of members of the
Commission;
(c) the organisation of the work of
the Commission and the manner in which
the Commission shall perform its functions;
(d) consultation by the Commission
with persons other than members of the
Commission;
(e) the appointment, tenure of office
and terms of service of staff to assist the
Commission in the performance of its
functions;
(,f) the protection and privilege of
members of the Commission in respect of
the performance of their duties and the privi-
lege of communications to and from the
Commission or its members in case of legal
proceedings;
(9) the definition and trial of offences
connected with the functions of the Commis-
sion andt the imposition of penalties for such
offences:
Provided thtir no such penalty shnll
exceed a fine of one thousand dollars and
imiprioiment for a term .Er six months.
CHARLESWORTH IOSS,
President

Passed the Legislative Council this 19th day
of ,January, 1956.
Js. H. CARIOTT,
Clerk of the Council.
ANTIGUA.
Printed at theo government Printing Oftic Loeward Islands,
by E. M. Bf.ACKMAN. QovernmAnt Printer.-By Authority.
1956


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