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Title: Leeward Islands gazette
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Title: Leeward Islands gazette
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Dates or Sequential Designation: 1- , 1872-
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Table of Contents
    Main
        Page 61
        Page 62
        Page 63
    Antigua - Bill: Cotton Levy (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956
        Page A 1
        Page A 2
    Antigua - Ordinance, No 4 of 1956: Licensing Act (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956
        Page B 1
        Page B 2
        Page B 3
        Page B 4
        Page B 5
        Page B 6
        Page B 7
        Page B 8
        Page B 9
    Virgin Islands- Ordinance, No. 15 of 1955 Animals (Diseases, Importation and Exportation) Ordinance, 1955
        Page C 1
        Page C 2
        Page C 3
        Page C 4
        Page C 5
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    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 14 of 1956: Unallocated Stores Accounts (Revocation) Rules, 1956
        Page D 1
    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 15 of 1956: Accounting Officers (Revocation) Rules, 1956
        Page E 1
    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 16 of 1956: Colonial Air Navigation (Use of Montserrat Government Aerodrome) Notification, 1956
        Page F 1
        Page F 2
    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 17 of 1956: Air Navigation (Designation of Aerodrome) Order, 1956
        Page G 1
    General Government - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 18 of 1956: Antigua Postal Service (Amendment) Regulations, 1956
        Page H 1
        Page H 2
        Page H 3
    Virgin Islands - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 9 of 1956: Income Tax (Double Taxation Relief) (Denmark) Order, 1956
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EEE RD ISLANDS


ZETTE.


lublisbeb bp %utboritg.


VOL. LXXXIV.


THURSDAY, 5TH APRIL, 1956.


Notices.

It is notified for general informa-
tion that the Secretary of State for
the Colonies has selected Mr. A. W.
SAVAGE, C.M.G., former Director
General of Civil Aviation, Malaya/
Borneo Region, for temporary re-
employment as Director of Civil
Aviation for the Windward Islands
and Leeward Islands.
2. It is expected that Mr. SAVAGE
will arrive in Antigua about the
middle of June, 1956.
The Sceretariat,
Antigua,
31st March, 1956.
P.F. 633.

It is notified for general informa-
tion that Mr. F. O. C. HARRIS has
been appointed Crown Attorney and
Magistrate, Montserrat, in succession
to Mr. A. F. G. LOUIsY, who has been
transferred to Dominica.
2. Mr. HARRIS was called to the
Bar in November, 1948, and has been
practising as a Barrister in Dominica.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
31st March, 1956.
Ief. No. C. 13/00098.

Claims under the Bonn Conven-
tions in respect of Foreign
Interests in Germany.
(The English Text of the Conventions
(Cmd. 9368) is obtainable from
H.M.S.O. price 5s. Od.)
Under the provisions of Chapter 10
of the Bonn Convention of the Settle-
ment of Matters Arising out of the
War and the Occupation, United
Nations nationals and companies
organised under German law in
which U.N. nationals own participa-
tion may assert claims against the
Federal Republic of Germany for the
return of their property and the
restoration of their rights and inter-
ests in the- Federal territory to the
extent to which such property, rights
or interest suffered discriminatory
treatment (as defined in the Conven-
tion) during the recent war.
2. Such claims must be filed on
or before May 5, 1956 with the:-
BUNDESANT FUER DIE PRUEFUNG
AUST.AENDTSOHER RUECKGABE UND
WIEDERHERBTULLUNGSANSPRUECHE
ROSENBURG.
BONN,
WEST GERMANY.
etf No. A. 17.


BY THE COMMISSIONER OF
THE PRESIDENCY OF THE
VIRGIN ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.
T. E. A. PERKINS,
Acting Conmmissioner.

WHEREAS by section 29 of the
Animals (Diseases, Importation and
Exportation) Ordinance, 1955 (No.
1511955) it is provided that the said
Ordinance shall come into operation
on such day as the Governor may
appoint by proclamation published in
the Gazette.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, THOMAS
EDWARD AUGUSTUS PERKINS the
officer for the time being administer-
ing the Government of the Presidency
of the Virgin Islands, do by this my
proclamation declare that the said
Ordinance shall come into operation
on the 9th day of April, 1956.
AND all ier Majesty's loving
subjects in the Presidency of the
Virgin Islands 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 Commissioner's Office,
at Tortola, in the Virgin Islands,
this 28th day of March, 1956,
and in the fifth year of Her
Majesty's reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

BY THE COMMISSIONER OF
THE PRESIDENCY OF THE
VIRGIN ISLANDS

A PROCLAMATION.

T. E. A. PERKINS,
Acting Commissioner.

WHEREAS by section 3 of the
Sombrero Laws (Repeal) Ordinance,
1956 it is provided that the said Ordi-
nance shall come into operation on a
day to be appointed by the Governor
by proclamation published in the
Gazette.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, THOMAS
EDWARD AUGUSTUS PERKINS, the
officer for the time being administer-
ing the Government of the Presidency
of the Virgin Islands, do by this my
proclamation declare that the said
Ordinance shall come into operation
on the first day of May, 1956.


AND all Her Majesty's loving
subjects in the Presidency of the
Virgin Islands 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 Commissioner's
Ofice at Tortola in the Virgin
Islands this 28th day of March,
1956, and in the fifth year of
Her Majesty's reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

No. 40.
Appointments and transfers etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-

HUMPHREY, Miss M. I., Junior Clerk,
Legal Department, Montserrat, con-
firmed in appointment.
Oct. 1, 1955
M E. 332.
No. 41.

The Governor has this day been
pleased to assent to the undermen-
tioned Ordinance:-
Antigua.

No. 4 of 1956, The Licensing Act
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1956."
Apr. 4
7'h S'ecretartat,
Antigua.
Ref. No. 47/00165

No. 42.
The following Bill which is to be
introduced in the Legislative Council
of Antigua, is circulated with this
Gazette and forms part thereof:-
"The Cotton Levy (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1956."

No. 43.
The following Ordinances and Stat-
utory Rules and Orders avr circulated
with this Gazette and form part
thereof:-
ORDINANCES.

Antigua.

No. 4 of 1956, "The Licensing
Act (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956."
9pp. Price 12 cts.


No. 16.


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Virgin Islands.

No. 15 of 1955, "The Animals
(Diseases, Importation and Exporta-
tion) Ordinance, 1955."
15 pp. Price 17 cts.

STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.

General Government.

No. 14 of 1956, The Unallocated
Stores Accounts (Revocation) Rules,
1956." 1 pp. Priee 3 cts.
No. 15 of 1956, The Accounting
Officers (Revocation) Rules, 1956."
1 pp. Price 3 cts.
No. 16 of 1956, The Colonial Air
Navigation (Use of Montserrat Gov-
ernment Aerodrome) Notification,
1956." 2 pp. Price 4 cts.

No. 17 of 1956, "' The Air Naviga-
tion (Designation of Aerodrome)
Order, L956." 1 pp. Price 3 cts.


No. 18 of
Postal Service
tions, 1956."


1956, The Antigua
(Amendment) Regula-
3 pp. Price 5 cts.


Virgin Islands.

No. 9 of 1956, The Income Tax
(Double Taxation Relief) (Denmark)
Order, 1956." 17 pp. Price 20 cts.


In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.


SAINT CHRISTOPHER CIRCUIT.
A.D. 1956.

Notice is hereby given that the
Honourable the Puisne Judge selected
for the sitting of the Court in the
Saint Christopher Circuit, which said
Court was adjourned on the 28th day
of February, 1956, has appointed the
day of the month on which the
ensuing Circuit Court shall resume
its sitting as follows that is to say:-

The Saint Christopher Circuit shall
resume on Tuesday the 3rd day of
April, 1956 at 10 o'clock in the fore-
noon.

Dated the 20th day of March, 1956.

CAROL W. J. BRISTOL,
Registrar..
Ref. No 36/00007.

In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.
NEVIS CIRCUIT.
A.D. 1956.
Notice is hereby given that in pur-
suance of Rules made by the Chief
Justice under Section 16 of the Wind-
ward 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- Hnourable the Puisne
Judge selected for the sitting of the
Court in the Nevis Circuit has
appointed the day of the month on
which the ensuing Circuit Court shall
sit as follows, that is to say:-

The Nevis Circuit on Tuesday the
17th day of April, 1956 at 10 o'clock
in the forenoon.

Dated the 20th (lay of March, 1956.

CAROL W. J. BRISTOL,
Registrar.
Ref. No.*36/00007.

In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.


Statement showing British Caribbean Coin
circulation in the British Caribbean
Territories (Eastern Group) on 1st
January, 1956.


Average circulation during
15-30th Nov. 1955


$387,158


British Caribbean Coins in cir-
culation 1st Jan. 1956


Trinidad & Tobago
Barbados
British Guiana
Grenada
St. Vincent
St. Lucia
Dominica
Antigna
St. Kitts
Montserrat


$344,600
312,475
239,725
44,000
25,025
42,250
49,350
49,775
20,250
4,700


VIRGIN ISLANDS CIRCUIT.


Notice is hereby given that in pur-
suance of Rules made by the Chief
Justice unitr Section 16 of the Wind-
ward 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 Pnisne Jndge
selected for the sitting of the Court
has appointed the day of the month
on which the ensuing Circuit Court
shall sit as follows, that is to say:-

The Virgin Islaiis Circuit on
Monday the 9th day of April, 1956,
at 10 o'clock in the forenoon.

Dated the 4th day of April, 1956.

C. O. BYRON,
Ag. Chief Registrar.

Statement showing British Caribbean Coin
circulation in the British Caribbean
Territories (Eastern Group) on 1st
December, 1955.

Average Circulation during
October 1955 Nil.

British Caribbean Coins in cir-
culation-1st Dec. 1955


Trinidad & Tobago
Barbados
British Guiana
Grenada
St. Vincent
St. Lucia
Dominica
Antigua
St. Kitts


$165,600
230,400
70,600
8,000
9,025
29,750
12,850
20,475
9,550

556,250


L. SPENCE,
Executive Commissioner,
Br. Caribbean Currency Board.

British Caribbean Currency Board,
Treasury Chambers,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad.
24/00079,


L. SPENCE,
Executive Commissioner,
Br. Caribbean Currency Board.
British C:iribb an Currency Board,
Treasury Chambers,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad.
24/00079.

Statement showing British Caribbean Coin
Circulation in the British Caribbean
Territories (Eastern Group) on 1st
February, 1956.

Average circulation during
December, .1955 $943,820

British Caribbean Coins in cir-
culation 1st Feb. 1956


Trididad & Tobago
Barbados
British Guiana
Grenada
St. Vincent
St. Lucia
Dominica
Antigua
St. Kitts
Montserrat


$395,000
355,725
279,725
56,000
49,025
66,250
49,350
49,775
20,250
4,700

1,325,800


L. SPENCE,
Executive Commissioner,
Br. Caribbean Currency Board.

British Caribbean Currency Board,
Treasury Chambers,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad.
24/00079.


RAINFALL FIGURES.


Central Experiment Station,

Antigua.


Month.
Jan.
Feb.
Mar.


1952. 1953. 1954. 1955. 1956.
2.41 1.93 3.04 2.16 6.15
1.60 1.02 2.45 .68 1.23
1.62 5.60 1.08 .83 1.40
5.63 8.55 6.57 3.67 7.78


[5 April, 1,956









THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Agricultural Scholarship ten-

able at the Imperial College

of Tropical Agriculture.


1. Applications are invited for a
scholarship tenable at the Imperial
College of Tropical Agriculture,
Trinidad, to be awarded by the
Government of the Leeward Islands
in respect of the year 1956.

2, Applications must be submitted
to the Colonial Secretary through-

(a) the Headmaster of the school
at which the applicant is being
or has being taught, or

(b) the Administrator or Com-
missioner of the Presidency con-
cerned,

by the 12th April, 1956.

Application forms should be obtained
from the office of administration of
the Presidency in which the applicant
resides.
3. The successful candidate will
be required to sign an undertaking
to serve for three years in the
Leeward Islands upon the successful
completion of his course of study if
offered suitable employment.

The Secretariat,

Antigua.
26th March, 1956.

Ref. No. 28/00221


TRAFFIC NOTICE.

The Vehicles & Road Traffic
Ordinance, 1946.
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
6.30 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Dated this 28th day of February,
1956.
E. M. V. JAMES,
Lt. Col.
Traffic Commissioner.
Ref. No. 36100007.

Applications are invited for ap-
pointment to the post of Senior
Draughtsman, Windward Islands,
particulars of which are as follows:-
Appointment: The post is non-
pensionable, and appointment thereto
will be on a temporary contractual
basis for a period of 2 years in the
first instance. The officer will be
subject to the Colonial Regulations
and the local General Orders for the
time being in force, so far as they are
applicable. The officer will be a
member of the staff of the Executive
Architect, Windward Islands, and
will be stationed in St. Lucia.

Salary: The salary will be at the
rate of $3,360 (700) per annum in
the scale $3,360 x120-3,600 (700 x
25-750) per annum.


Qualifications: Applicants should
have had at least 5 years experience
of work usually undertaken by an
Architect's Office and be thoroughly
conversant with the preparation of
working drawings and specifications.

Quarters: Quarters are not pro-
vided.

Passages: Free passages to St.
Lucia will be provided for the officer,
his wife, and children, not exceeding
5 persons in all; children to be under
18 years of age, unmarried and de-
pendent on the officer. Free return
passages will also be provided on the
satisfactory termination of the period
of engagement.

Leave: Vacation leave on full sal-
ary will be granted at the rate of one
week for each completed period of 12
months service. Such leave to be
taken on the satisfactory termination
of the officer's contract.

Medical Attention: Free medical
attention and medicines are not pro-
vided.

Taxation: All Government offi-
cers are liable to taxation imposed by
local legislation.

Applications, giving full particulars
of applicants' qualifications and ex-
perience, and accompanied by two
testimonials, which will not be
returned, should be addressed to the
Chief Secretary, Windward Islands,
at Grenada, and should reach him not
later than the 30th April, 1956.
Ref. No. C. 13/00110.


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by E.l[I BLACKMAN,
Government Printer.-By Authority.
1956.


[Price 72 cents.]


3 April, 1956.]








No. of 1956. Cotton Export Levy (Amendment)


ANTIGUA.


No.


of 1956.


BILL FOR


An Ordinance to amend further the Cotton
Levy Ordinance, 1933.


Export


ENACTED by the Legislature of Andigua as
follows:-

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Cotton
Export Levy (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956 and shall be
read as one with the Cottoi Export Levy Ordinance, 1933,
-; amen l-d, hereinafter railed the Principal Ordinance.

2. Section 3 of the Principal Ordinance is hereby
amended by the substitution of the words two cents"
for the words '* one half penny "

3. Section 6 of the Principal Ordinance is hereby
amende i by the deletion ,i the full-stop at the end of the
section and the addition thereto of the words "or the
Antigua Cotton Growers' Association'".


Commence-
ment.



Short. title.

9/1937.
8/1937.


Amendment
of section 3 of
'the Principal
Ordinance.
Amendment
of section. 6 of
the Principal
Ordinance.


President.


Passed the Legislative Council this
1956.


day of


Clerk of the Coufncil.


ANTMIGA.









ANTIGUA. 2 Cotton Export Levy (Amnendment) No. of 1956.

OBJECTS AND REASONS.


The object of this Bill is to increase the cess payable on clean
cotton lint exported to> 2c. per pound and to provide for the appropria-
tion of part of the cess so collected to the Antigua Cotton Growers'
Association.


RANDALL H. LOCKHART,
Crown Attorney.


21st February, 1956.


320-4.56.


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Governminnt Printing Office. Leeward Islands.
by E. M. IBLAOKMAN, Governmont Printer.-By Authority.
1956.
[Prime 5 cents.1







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ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
4th April, 1956,


ANTIGUA.

No. 4 of 1956.


An Ordinance to amend further the Licensing
Act, 1s79.
[4th April, 1956]


Conmnence-
ment.


ENACTED by the Legislature of Antigua
as follows:-

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Short Title.
Licensing Act (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956, and
shall be lead as one i, iiL the Licensing Act, 1879, 4/1879.
as amended, hereinafter called the Principal Ordi-
nance.


2. Section 3 of the Principal Ordinance is
hereby amended by the addition of the following
definitions:--
." "cruise ship means a ship having on board
not less than one hundred and fifty
passengers but does not include such ship
wlin no passenger therefrom lands in the
Presidency, and any other ship or vessel
notified by the Collector of Customs by
/ notice published in a newspaper cir-
culting in the Presidency for the period
stated in such notice.

3 Se 7 47

P r<-7


Amendment
of section 3 of
tho Principal
Ordinance.


No. -1 of 1956..


ANTIGUA.







ANTIGUA. 2 Liccnsing .J ( (.nnhieilcut). No. 4 of 1950.
"guest" means, a person using any licensed
hotel for lodging during the night.

"hotel" means any building or group of
buildings proved to the satisfaction of the
Licensing Magistrate to be structurally
adapted for use for the reception of
guests and travellers desirous of dwelling
therein, and includes the curtiluge thereof
and all structures within such cartilage,
or occupied with or as appurtenant to the
premises, and in the case of which no
portion thereof is set apart and used as a
club.".

Amendment 3. Section .4 of the Principal Ordinance is
of section 4 of hereby amended-
the Principal
Ordinance.
(i) by the insertion of the words and
brackets "(other than applications
for a proprietary club licence)"
between the word licencess" and
the words to sell ";

(ii) by the substitution of a colon for
the full stop at the end thereof;
and

(iii) by the addition of the following
provisos-

Provided that if all applications
made at any such special session shall not
-be disposed of in one day, such session
shall be adjourned from time to time to
any convenient day:

Provided further that the Licensing
Magistrate may, in his discretion, hold
an extraordinary licensing session on any
other date for the purpose of considering
any application for a new licence under
this Act, the urgency of which makes it
advisable in his opinion that such extra-
ordinary licensing session should be
held.".







No. 4 of 1956. Licensing, Acrt (Amendment). 3 ANTIGUA.

4. The following section shall be inserted Insertion of
immediately after section 11 as section 11A of the section in
the Principal
Principal Ordinance:- Ordinance.
11A. (1) Every person desirous of Application
applying for the grant or renewal of a pro- fo grant,
p renewal or
prietarv club licence shall make application transfer of
therefore to the Governor in Council. Such prprietary
club licence.
Application shall contain the name and address
of the applicant and the situation and descrip-
tion of the premises in respect of which the
application is made.
(2) If the application is granted, the
Governor in Council shall authorise the
Collector of Customs to grant to the applicant
a licencei in the form set out in Schedule E" to
this Act which authority shall he deemed to
be of the like effect as the Licensing Magis-
trate's Certificate required by subsection (8)
of section 12 of this Act.
(3) If the Governor in Council rejects
the application for a grant or renewal of such
licence the rejection shall be final and no
appeal shall lie therefrom.
(4) Applications for the transfer to some
other person or to some other premises of a
proprietiryv club licence shall be made to the
Governor in Council who may grant or reject
the application as in the case of a grant or
renewal of such licence.".

5. Section 12 of the Principal Ordinance is Amendment
hereby amended- o ctioni1-
e of the Princi-
pal Ordinance.
(i) by the substitution of the following alOrdinance
for paragraph (d) of subsection (2)
of the section:-
"(d) Except as provided in
subsection (2A) of this section
no hotel licence shall be granted
for any hotel containing a bar
for the resort and accommoda-
tion of the public, nor in any
case without the production to
the Lictensing Magistrate of a







ANTIGUA. 4 Licensivg Act (A:um in u it). No. 4 of 1956.


certificate from the Collector of
Customs that the premises
sought to be licensed are hlona
fide an hotel, and are suitable
to be licensed as an hotel for
the sale of intoxicating liquor
therein.".

(ii) by the insertion immediately after
subsection (2) of the section of the
following as subsection (2A):-
"Special (2A) (a) A special hotel
hotel
licence. licence, in the form set out in
Schedule E'' to this Act, which
shall authorise the person to
whom it is granted to sell by
retail between the hours of
eight o'clock in the morning
and eleven o'clock in the eve-
ning any intoxicating liquor,
on which every duty payable
thereon has been paid, to be
consumed on the hotel premises,
whether the person to whom
such liquor is supplied is or is
not a guest at such hotel.

(1) A special hotel licence
shall not be granted unless the
hotel for which such licence is
sought is licensed for the sale
of intoxicating liquor therein
and the Licensing Magistrate
is satisfied that in such hotel
the bar is kept mainly for the
bona fide entertainment of the
nests and that it is for the
general public convenience that
a special hotel licence be
granted in respect of those
premises.
(c) Notwithstanding the
provision, ,1 paragraph (a) but
subject to the provisions of
subsection (8) of this section,







LiceLnsing Act (Amendment). 5 ANTIGUA.


during !lie time that any cruise
ship is within the limits of a
port in the Presidency, or on
the occasion of any dance, ball,
or other entertainment being
held in a specially licensed
hotel, it shall be lawful for the
senior police officer in the
Presidency to grant a written
authority to the occupier of a
specially licensed hotel to sell
intoxicating liquor to the pas-
sengers from such ship and
other persons attending at such
time, dance, ball or other enter-
tainment during such hours
and on such days as may be
specified in such written au-
thority and such written au-
thority shall be subject to the
halne conditions as may be
imposed in respect of an occa-
sional permit granted under
paragraph (a) of subsection (7)
of this section. ";

(iii) by the substitution of the words
Governor in Council" for the
words "Licensing Magistrate"
between the word "the" and the
word "is"' in subsection (6);

(iv) by the substitution of the following
for subsection (7) of the section:-

(7) It shall be lawful for "occasional
the senior police officer in the permit.
Presidency to authorise and
,grant a written permit-

(a) to any person to sell
liquor by retail at any enter-
tainment, show, race meet-
ing, athletic or other sports,
or at any other social meet-
ing or gathering where


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ANTIGUA. 6 Licensing Arc (Amendment). No. 4 of 1956.


refreshments are likely to be
required, for such period of
time not exceeding seven
days, and subject to such
conditions as may be set out
in such written permit:
Provided that where the
payment of a fee is required
as a condition in such writ-
ten permit, such fee shall
not exceed the sum of
twenty dollars;
(b) to any licensed per-
son to keep open his prem-
ises for the sale of intoxi-
cating liquor until 9 p.m.
on any day other than a
Sunday." ;

(v) by the addition of the following at
the end of subsection (8) of the
section:-
On every special hotel
licence ... twenty-four dollars."

6. Section 16 of the Principal Ordinance
is hereby amended by the insertion of the words
"except a licensed hotel or a proprietary club "
between the words building or place and the
words in which liquor"

7. Section 32 of the Principal Ordinance
is hereby amended-
(a) by the substitution of a comma
for the word or" between the words
tavern licence and the words a club
licence and the insertion of the words or
a special hotel licence between the words
"club licence" and the words has been
granted" in subsection (1) of the section;
(b) by the deletion in subsection (2) of
the section of all the words appearing after
the words Christmas day to the end of
the said subsection;


Amendment
of section 16
of the Princi-
pal Ordmance.



Amendment
of section 32
of the Princi-
pal Ordinance.







No. I of 1950'. Licensing1 _1; (il-/ ,, ndnirnt) 7


(i) by renumburiiig subsection (3) of
the section as subsection (4); and
(d) by the insertion of the following
as subsection (3) of the section:-

(3) The hours during which
intoxicating liquor may be sold or
supplied in any tavern or club
or to persons other than guests in au
hotel in respect of which a special
hotel licence has been granted shall
be as follows: --
(i) in the case of premises in
respect of which a tavern
or special hotel licence
has been granted, the
hours between eight
o'clock in the morning
and eleven o'clock in the
evening; and
(ii) in the case of a club in
accordance with the rules
of the club.".
8. The following shall be inserted im- Insertion of
mediately after section 32 as section 32A of the section 32Ain
the Principal
Principal Ordinance:- Ordinance.
32A. (1) Notwithstanding the pro- Extended
visions of the preceding section, where in hours permit.
any particular case a licensed person applies
for the hours of opening or closing his
licensed premises to be extended it shall be
lawful for the senior police officer in the
Presidency having regard to-
(a) the special type of service
provided in the licensed premises;
(b) the standard -of behaviour of
persons resorting to or frequenting the
licensed premises or their immediate
vicinity;
(c) the class and requirements of
the neighbourhood or district in which
the licensed premises are situated; and


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Licensing Act (IAmendment). No. 4 of 1956.


(d) the actual or probable effect
on the general standard of conduct
in that neighbourhood or district of
extending the permitted hours of
business of the licensed premises,

to grant written permission to the licensed
person to open or close or open and close his
licensed premises before or after the per-
mitted hours of opening and closing for
those premises.

(2) Every such permission shall be for
a period of not more than one month in the
first instance and may thereafter be for
further periods of three months and shall
in every case be subject to such conditions,
limitations and restrictions as may be
specified in such permission.

(3) Nothwithstanding the provisions of
subsection (2) of this section, any such
permission may at any time, for good and
sufficient reason, be revoked by the senior
police officer in the Presidency.

(4) Any licensed person dissatisfied
with a refusal to extend the permitted
hours for his licensed premises, or the
revocation of any such permission or by any
condition, limitation or restriction in a
written permission granted in respect of his
licensed premises may appeal to the Gover-
nor in Council whose decision thereon shall
be final.

Insertion of 9. (1) The following Schedule is hereby
new Sched inserted in the Principal Ordinance as Schedule
palOrdinance. E :-


ANTIGUAl. 8








No. 4 of 1956. Licensing Act (Amendment). 9 ANTIGUA.

"SCHEDULE E5.
FORM OF SPECIAL HOTEL LICENCE.

A.B. of....................................... is hereby authorised to sell

on his premises in......... ...........................................Street in

the......................................... of ..................... ..................

known as the.............................H..otel to persons other than guests

at any time between the hours of eight o'clock in the morning and

eleven o'clock in the evening any intoxicating liquor on which every

duty payable thereon has been paid, to be consumed on the hotel

premises. This licence shall continue in force from the..............(lay

of................................ 19...until the.......... day of.......... 19...,

unless sooner forfeited.

Given under my hand and seal at ......................................

this...........(lay of...........................19......

C.D. Collector of Customs. "


ALEC LOVELACE,
President.


Passed the Legislative Council this 29th day of
March, 1956.

F. A. CLARKE,
Acting Clerk of the Council.










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I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
20tl March, 1956.

VIRGIN ISLANDS.

No. 15 of 1955.

K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.

An Ordinance to control the importation of
animals, birds, reptiles and insects, to
regulate the treatment and disposal of
animals which are suffering or are suspected
to be suffering from any disease, to regulate
the exportation of animals from the Presi-
dency and for other matters related thereto
or connected therewith.

[By Proclamation.]

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Vir-
gin Islands.
PART I.
Preliminary

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Short title.
Animals (Diseases, Importation and Exporta-
tion) Ordinance, 1955.

2. In this Ordinance, unless the context Interpretation.
otherwise admits-
animal includes cattle, buffaloes, horses,
mules, asses, sheep, swine, goats, dogs,
cats and all animals of whatsoever kind,
whether similar to the foregoing or
not;
"bird" does not include poultry;








VIRGIN Animal, ( )'s.. b. ISLANDS. /"
(2) It shall bc the duty of the inspector
and assistant inspecl) ors: to carry out the provi-
sions of this )Ordinance and of any regulations
made tllereulider aind I'or such purpose every
assistant inspector shial have, subject to the
directions, either ge(nr;l or particular of the
inspector, all the rights, powers, and duties, given
to the inspector under this Ordinance.

PAI1T [1
Control of diseased or suspected animals.
ser.ao;tiun 4. (1) Flvery person having in his posses-
,tilt if di, sion or under his charge any diseased animal
ed anilmals. shall-
tc. (a) as far as practicable keep such animal
separate from animals not so diseased; and
(b) with all practicable speed give notice
of the fact of thi animal ibinii so diseased to
the inspector or to the person in charge of the
nearest police station.
(2) The person to whom notice under sub-
section (1) of this section is givn, if not the
inspector, shall forthwith give information thereof
to the inspector.
Infnctot 5 (1) Where the inspector suspects that
placo.,. any disease exists in any place he shall forthwith
sign a notice to that effect and such notice shall
contain a declaration that such place, the limits
whereof shall he therein specified, is an infected
place. A copy of such notice shall be served upon
the occupier of such pl:wre.

(2) Upon the service of such notice the place
therein specified shall 1he ani infected place subject
to confirmation or otite;r\vise by twi Governor in
Council under the provisions of subsection (4)
of this section:
Provided ttiat the inspector may, at any time
within seven days of such service and before such
confirmation or otherwise, withdraw such notice
and thereupon such plan hall cease to be an
infected place.







No. 15 of 1955. Animals (D/s;. q Iloiirttion 'VIRGIN
id 1x, ,. :altivo) ISLANDS.

(3) Tie inspector shall with all practicable
:.pee send copies of such notice to the Commis-
,iner and where any snci- notice has been
\ ithdraiwn the inspector shall forthwith inform
the Commissioner to that cll'ect.

(-) Upon receipt by the Commissioner of the
iopies of such notice( the Governor in Council shall,
unless such notice has been withdrawn, forthwith
consider the matter and-

(a) if satisfied that such course is expe-
dient or necessary, shall by order declare the
place specified in such notice to be an infected
place, iad may also by order declare that any
area containing adjoininge or surrounding,
suchi place is an :rea infected with disease and
such order shall specify the limits of ,uch
infected area; or

(i) if not so satisfied, shall by order
revoke the notice of the inspector, and there-
upon as from the time specified in that behalf
by such order such place shall cease to be
an infected place.

6. () The Governo; in Council, whenever infected area.
it appear: necessary or expe dient 0.o to do by
reason of the existence of an y disease, may by
order declare any area in the Prn-sidency to bie
infected with disease, and such order shall specify
the limits of such infected area.

(2) The Governor in Council may, in his
discretion, !) order prohibit, during such time ns
may be -pecifi(ed in such order-

(i) the use in a:ny manner whatever of
any public road through an infected area or of
any part of such public road; or

(h) the use, except in compliance with
sue ',1 conditions as n :. b' s(pcified in such
order, of any osu, p ii ; 'o ,f :1ny part
of such public road.







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(c) the notification to the public of in-
fected places or infected areas and the removal
of an thing into, within or out of such places
or areas, and the cleansing or disinfecting of
such places or arcas:
(dt) the movement of persons into, with-
in or out of infected places or infected areas,
and the prevention of tlh spread of disease by
persons in contact with diseasedd or suspectedd
animals;
(e) the treatment, disinfectingi, destruc-
tion, burial, disposal and ,i _, i;i up, of any-
thing in or removed from an infected place or
infected area;
(r) the movement, isolation, segregation,
treatment, slaughter, destruction, disposal,
burial, seizure, detention and exposure for
sale, of diseased or suspected animals;

(g) the compulsory dipping of animals
and the construction and situation of dipping
tanks;
(1) the compulsory innoculatiion of ani-
mals;
(i) the removal, transport, treatment,
isolation, examination, testing, cleansing, dis-
infecting, protection from sufering, exposure
for sale, exhibition or marking, of animals;

(./) the removal, transport, treatment,
examination, cleansing and disinfecting, of
carcasses, fodder, litter, dung and other things
likely to spread dlisase;
(k) the cleansing, disinfectinr g and ,exam-
ination of places used by, and vehicles, vessels
or boats used for the transport of, animals;

(1) the fee; and expenses incurred for
any purpose for which regulations may be
made under tlhi' -cntiona nd the tper:ons by
whom they ire it, Si. p:i'l, :Lnld thl m:inner in
which they may be recovered;







No. 15 of 19)5;. Anlinmal (Diseases, Importation 9 VIIGIN
and Exporlation) ISLANDS.

(m) the penalties for the breach of any
such regulations.

PART III.
IMPORTATION.
18. (1) No bird, reptile or insect may be Prohibition of
import-d into the Presidency save under and in l2"ttin o`
accordance wilih a licence granted by the inspector
under the provisions of section 15 of this Ordi-
nance.
(2) Any person who-

(a) imports into the Presidency any
bird, reptile or insect, otherwise than under a
licence in that behalf granted under section 15
of this Ordinance; or
(b) contravenes or fails to comply with
any of the provisions of any such licence,
shall be guilty of an offence a-gainst this Ordinance;
and any biirl, reptile or insect in respect of which
any such olience is alleged to have been committed
may be seized and on conviction of the offender
shall be forfeited to the Crown.
14. (1) The Governor in Council may, for RegulationR
the. purpose of preventing the introduction or controlling
STthe import.
spread of any disease into the Presidency, make tion or
regulations ,rolhibiting, restricting, controlling or animal, etc.
regulating the importation of animals or poultry,
or any specific kind thereof, or of carcasses, fodder,
litter, dungi or other thing likely to spread disease.
(2) Iegulations made under subsection (1) of
this section may, without prejudice to the generality
of such power, make provision with regard to-
( s,) specifying and defining the ports at
which animals or poultry, or carcasses, fodder,
litter, dung or other thing likely to spread
disease may he landed;
(/,) ciintrolliing, prohibiting or regulating
tlc movementt (, animals (,r poultry, or car-
casses, fodder, litter, dung or other thing







VIRGIIN
ISLANDS.


(e) the penalties for the
such regulations not exceeding
hundred and twenty dollars.


breach of any
the sum of one


15. (1) The inspector may grant to any
person a licence to import any bird, reptile or insect
into the Presidency, and may, notwithstanding
anything contained in the regulations made under
section 14 of this Ordinance, for the purpose of
any exhibition, performance or circus, grant a
licence to import any particular animal into the
Presidency.


(2) Any licence granted under this section
may contain such terms and conditions as the
inspector may think necessary.
(3) Every person desirous of applying for a
licence shall make application in such form as the
inspector may require.
Quarantine 16. The G(ovrnor may appoint quarantine
depots. depots in such places as lie may deem necessary,
and all animals, birds, reptiles or insects, required
to be quarantined under this Ordinance or any
regulations made, or licence granted, thereunder,
shall be placed within such depots in accordance
with the orders of the inspector.
Imported 17. Al} animals, birds, reptiles and insects
animals etc.
to be quar- imported into the Presidency shall, sudject to any
antined. regulations made under this ordinancee or to the
terms and conditions of any licence granted under


10 Animals (Diseases. Importation No. 15 of 1955.
and l.,-ji ,trtion)

likely to spread disease, into, within or out of,
any defined port;
(c) controlling the examination, cleansing,
destruction, disposal, seizure and detention of
any animal or poultry, or of carcasses, fodder,
litter, dung or other thing likely to spread
disease, in a port;

(d) the fees and expenses incurred for
any purpose for which regulations may be
made under this section, and the persons to
whom they are to be paid and the manner in
which they may be recovered;


Import licence
for birds etc.







No. 15 of 1955. Animals diseasess, Importa(on 11 VIRGIN
awndl Irorlation) ISLANDS.
this Ordinance, be placed in a quarantine depot for
such time aind under such conditions as may be
specified in such regulations or in any such licence.

PART IV.

EXPORTATION.
18. Any person who exports any animal Exportation
from the Plre'(ienev save under and in ac corda'nc of animals
from the
with the provisions of regulations made by virtue Prcsidenoy.
of section 19 of this Ordinance shall be guilty of
an offence against this Ordinance.

19.. The Governor in Council may bK regu- eiaulations
nations prescribe and regulate the exportation of controlling
S. the exporta-
animals from the Presidency and the conditions tion of
under which such animals may be exported there- animals.
from.

PART V.

GENERAL.
20. (1) Where any person is found corn- Power of
emitting, or is reasonably suspected of being engaged ;rI,,st.
in committing, an offence against this Ordinance,
any police officer may without warrant stop and
detain him, and if his name and address are not
known to the police officer and he fails to give
them to the satisfaction of the police officer, such
police officer may without warrant arrest him and
may, whether he lhas so stopped, detained or
arrested such person or not, stop, detain and
examine any animal, bird, reptile, insect, vehicle,
boat or other thing, to which the offence or
suspected offence relates aiid require it to be
forthwith taken back to or into any place or district
wherefrom or whereout it was unlawfully removed,
and execute and enforce that requisition.

(2) If any person obstructs or impedes a
police officer in the execution of this Ordinance or
of any regulations made thereunder, or assist in
any such obstructing or impending, the police officer
may without .warrant arrest the offender.







VIRGIN 12 Animals (Dis(i.ses, Importation No. 15 of 1955.
ISLANDS. and EK 't.Otiofl)
(3) A person arrested under this section shall
not be detained without warrant longer than is
necessary for the purpose of being: taken bl'ore a
12,11 Magistrate, and the provisions of thle' Police Act,
1951, in relation to the granting of )ail shall apply
to any such person.

Powers of 21. The inspector shall have tl I the powers
inepcctor. given to a police officer under > action .1( of this
Ordinance and may at any time enter-
(a) any place, where le has reasonable
grounds for supposing-
(i) that disease exists, or ha;, within
fifty-six days, existed: or
(ii) that the carc:is ,of ;Iy diseased
or suspected animal is or has
been kept or has been buried
destroyed or otherwise disposed
of: or
(iii) that there is to be found th erein
anything in respect whereof
any person has on any occasion
failed to comply with the pro-
visions of this Ordinance or of
any regulations maIde there-
under: or
(iv) that this Ordinance :lias not been
or is not being c(omplie( with;
(/) any vehicle, vessel or boat, in which
or in respect whereof he has reasonable
grounds for believing' thai this Ordinance has
not been or is not being compl)iied wVith.

Oftences. 22. Any person who, without lawful
authority or excuse, the proof whereof shall lie on
him-

(a) when required by this'O)rdinance, or
b)V any order malde thereunder, to keep any
anim:i separate a.s 'r is pra.civ'cbl. or to
give any notice of dis:.a; \vi i ih pr ic;'le
speed, fails so to do; or







No. 15 4f 1955. ....', )i ',i.af VIRGIN
H /*' 'd t;, J J ISLANDS.

(h) eonlravenes or tails to comply with
any of the provisions (,f this Ordinance or
order ifade tlherI'der; or
( ) contr.venes or fiil to comply with
auy dir -ctions given vby i he inspector under
section S of this: Ordinance: or
(d) refns to IIt, inspector, acting in
execution of this Ordinlnce, admission to any
place, vehicle, vessel or boat, which such
inspector is entitled to enter or examine, or
obstructs or impedes him from so entering
or examining, or otherwise in any respect
obstructs or impedes the inspector or any
police officer in tfel execution of his duty, or
assists in an.V siuci ~)bstructin or impeding; or
(c) throws or place;- or causes to be
thrown or played into or in any river, stream,
creek, gut, pond, well, drain or other water or
watercourse, or into or in the sea within three
miles of the shore of any part of the Presi-
dency, the carcass of an animal which has
died of disease or has been slaughtered as
diseased or suspected; or
(/') takes, or allows to be taken unless
otherwise required by this Ordinance or by
any order made thereunder, or allows to stray,
any diseased animal in or upon any public
road, or public place; or

(y) digs up, or causes or allows to be
dug up the buried carcass of any animal which
has been slaughtered under this Ordinance as
diseased or suspected, or which has died, or is
suspected of having died, from any disease; or
(h) takes or moves, or allows to be taken
or moved, any animal, carcass, fodder, litter,
dung, or other thing, into or out of any
infected place or infected area otherwise than
in accordance with this Ordinance or any order
made thereunder: or

(i) allows any animal to stray into or
out of any infected place or infected area,
shall be guilty of an offence against this Ordinance.







VIRGIN 14 A' .; I:uI (Dis''('R [mnfrtatimn No. 15 of 1955.
ISLAN DS. and F.rp,,ortatioi)
General 23. Any person guilty of an offence against
this Ordinance shall be liable for each such offence
on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding two
hundred and forty dollars or to imprisonment for
any term not exceeding three months, or to both
such fine and imprisonment.
Evidence and 24. (1) Where the owner of any animal is
Presumptions. charged with an offence against this Ordinance, or
against any regulations or order made thereunder
relative to disease or to any illness of the animal,
he shall be presumed to have known of the existence
of the disease or illness unless and until he shows
to the satisfaction of the court that he had not
knowledge thereof and could not with reasonable
diligence have obtained that knowledge.
(2) Where a person is charged with an offence
against this Ordinance, or against any regulations
or order madi thereunder, in not having duly
cleansed or disinfected any place, vessel, or thing,
belonging to him or in lii: ch'iarge and a presumption
against him on the part of the prosecution is raised
it shall lie on him to prove the due cleansing and
disinfection thereof.
(3) The certificate of the inspector to the effect
that any animal is or was affected with a disease
specified in the certificate shall for the purposes of
this Ordinance or of any regulations or order made
thereunder be conclusive evidence in all courts of
justice of the matter certified.
Transport 25. Except as specifically provided in any
infeted regulations or order made under this Ordinance,
places and nothing in this Ordinance, or in any regulations
areos. made thereunder shall restrict or prohibit the
transport of any person, animal or thing, by public
road through an infected place or an infected area if
such person, animal or thing is not detained within
such place or area.
Power to 26. The Governor in Council may by order
nano to apply, subject to such exceptions, adaptations and
poultry. modifications as may be therein set out, the
provisions of this Ordinance, and of any regulations
or orders made thereunder, to poultry.







No. 15 of 1955. Animals (Disemses, Importation 15 VIRGIN
and E.iporlation) ISLANDS.

27. Nothing in this Ordinance shall apply saving.
to bees.

28. The Ordinances specified in the Schedule Repeal,
to this Ordinance are hereby repealed.

29. This Ordinance shall come into operation Commenco-
on such day as the Governor may appoint by ment.
proclamation published in the Gazette.
H. A. C. HOWARD,
President.
Passed the Legislative Council this 12th day
of October, 1955.

H. 0. CREQUE,
Clerk of the Council.
Re-committed to the Legislative Council under
Rule 59 of the Legislative Council Rules 1950
(S. R. & 0. 1950 No. 22) for consideration of
certain amendments proposed by the Governor, and
amended accordingly, this 5th day of March, 1956.

H. 0. CHEQUE,
Clerk of the C(o,,cil.




SCHEDULE.

NO. AND YEAR. SHORT TITLE.


6/190!: The Importation of Animals Ordinance, 1903
1/1919 The Importation of Animals Ordinance, 1919
3/1939 The Diseases of Animals Ordinance, 1939.




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STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.

1956, No. 14.


UNALLOCATED STORES ACCOUNTS.


The Unallocated Stores Accounts (Revocation) Rules,
1956. dated March 27, 1956, made by the Governor.


1. Short Title. These Rnlos may be cited as the
Unallocated Stores Accciunts (Revocation) Rules, 1956.

2. Revocation. The Unallocated Stores Accounts
Rules, 1933 (S. R. & ). 1933 No. 5) and the Unallocated
Stores Accounts Amendment Rules, 1934 (S. R. & 0. 1934
No 3) are h r, by r,,oked.

.\lae by the Governor this 27th d:av of Marfh, 1956.

K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.


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STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.

1956, No. 15.


ACCOUNTING OFFICERS.


The Accounting Officers (Revocation) Rules, 1956, dated
March 27, 1956, made by the Governor.


1. Short Title. Th,-se Rliils mav he cited as the
Accounting Officers (Revocation) Rules, 1956

2. Revocation. The Accounting Officers Ruks, 1927
(S.R. & 0. 1927 No. 22) :ire herebyv revoked.

Made by the Governor this 27th day of March, 1956.

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STATI''TOItY RULES AND ORl)EI'S.
1956, No. 16.


USE OF GOVERNMENT AERODROMES.


THE COLONIAL AIR NAVIGATION (USE OF MONTSERRAT
GOVERNMENT AERODROME) NOTIFICATION, 1956, DATED
MARCH 31, 1956, ISSUED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 50 OF
THE COLONIAL AIR NAVIGATION ORDER, 1949 (S.I. 1949
No. 2000 IMPERIAL) AND ALL OTHER POWERS ENABLING
HIM IN THAT BEHALF.

1. Short Title. This Notification may be cited as
the Colonial Air Navigation (Use of Montserrat Government
Aerodrome) Notification, 19o6.

2. Notification of Aerodrome. It is hereby
notified that the Government Aerodrome in the Presidency of
Montserrat known as BHlackburne Airfield hereinafterr referred
to as the said aerodrome ") is available for use as a place of
landing or departure of civil aircraft, subject to the conditions
and limitations hereinafter contained.
3. Plan of Aerodrome. A plan of the said aero-
drome has been deposited at the Commissioner's Office where
it may he inspected during office hours.
4. Liability for loss or damage. The use of
the said aerodrome shall be entirely at the risk of the registered
owner of the aircraft concerned, and the Government shall not
be responsible for loss or damage resulting from the use of the
said aerdrome or its c(ce(ssory facilities, through act of God,
war, civil commotion, riot, looting, explosion, failure of
machinery or plant, negligence, fire, or any other cause
whatsoever.
5. Landing Fees. (1) The owner, operator or
agent of an aircraft shall pay or cause to be paid into the
Treasury of the Presidency of Montserrat in aid of the general
revenue of the said Presiiencv a f.-e, to he assessed on th'










maximum permissible weight authorized by the aircraft's
certificate of airworthiness (hereinafter referred to as the
" aircraft weight "), in accordance with the following scales:-
For each landing where the aircraft weight
does not exceed 4.500 Ih $3.00
,, ,, 7,000 lb 4. 0
is in excess of 7,000 lb 6.00

(2) In lieu of a fee for each landing the Governor may,
from time to time, fix a commuted fee to be paid by any
person in respect of landings by any aircraft owned and
operated by him during such period as the Governor may
determine.
(3) The Governor may, in his discretion, exempt any
person from the payment, either wholly or partially, of any
landing fees in any case in which it is expedient to do so or in
which the payment of such fees would cause undue hardship.

6. Cancellation. The Colonial Air Navigation (Use
of Montserrat (ovei uinent Aerodrome) Notification, 1953
(S. R. & 0. 1953, No. 28) and til, Colonial Air Navigation
(Use of Moi'tserrat Government Aerodrome) (A mendmlent)
Notification, 1954 (S. I. & 0. 1954, No. 25) are hereby
cancelled.

7. Commencement. This Notification shall comr
into operation on the 0(th 1niv of April. l95s.
Dated this 31st d.v of March. 195(i.
By Hi I. ~ellenevys C( nm)aii:d.
P. D. MACDONAI),
Cnlo/ iml S/i'ri-lar',/.









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ISLANDS.


GENERAL GOVERNMENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.

1956, No. 17.

The Air Navigation (Designation of Aerodrome) Order,
1956, dated March 31, 1956, made by the Governor,
in pursuance of the powers conferred upon him by
Article 55 of the Colonial Air Navigation Order, 1949
(1949 No. 2000 Imperial) and all other powers
enabling him in that behalf.


1. Short title. This Order may be cited as the Air Navigation
(Designation of Aerodrome) Order, 1956.
2. Designation of Aerodrome. The Government Aerodrome
known as Blackburne Airfield in the Presidency of Montserrat is
hereby designated to be a place of landing and departure of aircraft for
the purpose of the enactments relating to customs.
3. Cancellation. The Air Navigation (Designation of Aero-
drome) Order, 1953 (S.R. & 0. 1953 No. 29) is hereby cancelled.
4. Commencement. This Order shall come into operation on
the 10th day of April, 1956.
Made by the Governor this 31st (lay of March, 1956.

K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor. .
















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LEEWARD ISLANDS.

GENERAL GOVERNMENT.



STTUTORY IIRLES AND ORDERS.

1956, No. 18



THE ANTIGUA POSTAL SERVICE (AMENN)MEJNT) REGULATIONS, 1956,
DATED APIL, 3. 1956, MADE) BY THE GOVERNORR IN COUNCIL UNDER
THE PO iT OFFICEE \ CT (CAP. ] 23).



1. Citation. T'iese Reguilations may be cited as the Antigua
Postal Service ( Amendment) Regulations, 1956, and shall be read as
one with the Antigua Postal Service Rules and Regulations, 1954
(S.R. 19) N. 5 No. 31) hereinafter called the Principal Regulations.

2. Substitution of Schedule F. The following shall be
substituted for Sclhduir F of the Principal Regulations:--











SCHEDULE F (Rule 23(2))

Surface Mail Postage Rates on Parcels


Country of Destination and Rlnte


Within the Presidency or
between Presidencies
Bahamas via Bermuda
Barbados
Bermuda ...
British Guiana
Canada .
Grenada ..
St. Lucia
St. Vincent
Curacao. Aruha, Bonaire, Saba,
St. Enstatius, St. Martin,
and St. Barths via St. Kitts...
Trinidad and Tobago
Jamaica. Aruba, Bonaire and
Curacoa ria Trinidtil (In-
surance Jamiica only) ...
Jamaica via Bermuda
(Ireat Britaint via Frane ..
,. Direct
,. ,, via Canada ..
U.S.A.
S, Barbados or
'T'rinidad
,, ,, Jamaica
Guadeloupe
U.S.A. & U.S. Virgin Ishlands
U.S. Possessions via U.S.A.,
Alaska, Canal Zne.
Giium, Havana. Philip-
pines. Puerto Rico and
S:inaoa
Dutch Guiana via Br. Guiiia ...
Martiniqne vio St. Lucia
H. M. Ships in foreign waters
via London


Prepaid Rates not exceeding o
Per.
llb. add 3lb. 71b. 11 lb. .2 lb. .
lb.
$ C$ c $ c $ c $c- $ c I1 $ c

12 24 36 60 22 96.00
24 48 72 1.20 22 96.00
24 48 72 1.20 22 96.00
24 48 72 1.20 22 96.00
24 48 72 1.20 22 96.00
48 90 1.261 2.22 15 96.00
24 48' 72 1.20 22 96.00
24' 48! 72 1.20 22 96.00
24 48 72 1.20 22 96.00


24 48 72. 1.20' 22 96.00
24, 48 72 1.20 22 96.00


30 18




42 36(


36: 54j
24 48i
1.02 1.36
90 1.201
1.36 2.10'
1.50 2.20

1.02 1.54
1.02' 1 54i
24. 481






12i 72
481 90

60 1.20


72
72
1.76
1.56(
2.82
3.92|

1.21
1.92
721


1.26 *22
1.20 22
2.42 22
2.18 22
4 38 22
6.98 22

2.84 22
2.84 22
11
22


1.08 1.86
1.26 2.22|

1.741 3.006


*Parcels to Jamaica uia Trinidad--Limit of weight 11 lb.

tInclbding Northern Ireland but not Irish Republic. C.O.D.
exchanged."


96.00
96.00
96.00
96.00
96.00
96.00

9(.00
96.00

96.00




96.00
96.00
9600

96.00


parcels










3. Commencement. These Regulations shall come into
force on the fifth day of April, 1956.


Made by the Governor in Council this 3rd day of April, 1956.

HELEN H. BALLOT,
Acting Clerk of the Council.








































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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
VIRGIN ISLANDS.


STATUTORY IJRULES AND ORDERS.
1956, No. 9.


TIE INCOME TAX (DOUIILE TAXATION RELIEF) (DENMARK)
ORDER, 1956, DATED MARCH 27, 1956, MADE BY
THE GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL IUNIER SECTION 52A OF THE
INCOME TAX (UDINANCE. 1946 (No. 2/1946), AS
AMENDED.

WHEUEAS it is provided by section 52A of the Income
Tax Ordinance, 1946 (No. 2/1946) as amended, that if the
Governor in Council by Order declares that arrangements
specified in the Order have been made with the Government of
any territory outside the Presidency with a view to affording
relief from IDouble Taxation in relation to Income Tax and any
tax of a similar character imposed by the laws of that territory
and that it is expedient that those arrangements should have
effect, the arrangements shall have effect in relation to Income
Tax notwithstanding anything in any enactment:
AND WHEREAS by a Convention dated the 27th day
of March, 1950, between the Government of the United
Kingdom and the Government of Denmark arrangements were
made among other things for the avoidance of Double
Taxation:
AND WHEREAS provision is made in thp said Con-
vention for the extension by means of an exchange of notes
between the High Contractimng Parties of the said Convention,
subject to such modifications and conditions (including
conditions as to termination) as may be specified in the
exchange of notes, to any territory, for whose international
relations the United Kingdom is responsible, which imposes
taxes substantially similar in character to those which are the
subject of the said Convention:
AND WHEREAS by an Exchange of Notes dated
respectively the 18th November, and the 22nd December, 1954
the said Convention with certain modifications was applied to
the Presidency of the Virgin Islands:









NOW, THEREFOIRE, the Governor in Council doth
hereby order as follows:-
1. Short title. This Order may be cited as the
Income Tax (Double Taxation Relief) (Denmark) Order, 1956.
2. Declaration. It is hereby declared-
(a) that the arrangements specified in the First
Schedule to this Order, as modified by the provisions of
the Second Schedule to this Order, have been made with
the Government of Denmark;

(b) that it is expedient that those arrangements
should have effect.
FIRST SCHEDULE.
Convention between the Government of the United King-
dom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the
Government of the K!!. 1 m of Denmark for the
avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of
Fiscal Evasion with respect to taxes on Income.
ARTICLE I
1. The taxes which are the subject of the present
Convention are:-
(a) In Denmark: The national income tax (includ-
ing the extraordinary company tax) hereinafter referred
to as Danish tax ").
(b) In the United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Northern Ireland: The income tax (including sur-tax)
and theprofits tax (hereinafter referred to as United
Kingdom tax ").
2. The present Convention shall also apply to any other
taxes of a substantially similar character imposed in Denmark
or the United Kingdom subsequently to the date of signature
of the present Convention.

ARTICLE II

1. In the present Convention, u:iless the context other-
wise requires:
(a) The term United Kingdom" means Great
Britain and Northern Ireland, excluding the Channel
Islands and the Isle of Man;









((h) The term Denmark" means the Kingdom of
Denimark, excludin the Fa;roe islands and Greenland;

(c) The utrrms "'' e of the territories" and "the
other territory mean the United Kingdom or Denmark,
as the context requires;
(d) The term tax means United Kingdom tax or
Daniish tax, as the context requires;
(c) The term person" includes any body of
persons, corporate or not corporate;

( ') The term company means any body corpo-
rate;

(y) The terms "resident of the United Kingdom"
and "resident of Denmark" mean respectively any person
who is resident in the United Kingdom for the purposes
of United Kingdom tax and not resident in Denmark for
the purposes of Danish tax, and any person who is resident
in Denmark for the purposes of Danish tax and not
resident in the United Kingdom for the purposes of
United Kingdom tax; a company shall be regarded as
resident in the. United Kingdom if its business is managed
and controlled in the United Kingdom and as resident in
Denmark if its business is managed and controlled in
Denmark;

(/,) The terms resident of one of the territories"
and "resident of ihe other territory mean a person who
is a re.ident of the United Kingdom or a person who is a
resider:t of D;;nt'nirk, 's ,he context requires;

(i) The terms United Kingdom enterprise" and
"Danish enitrprise" mean respectively an industrial or
commercial enterprise or undertaking carried on by a
resident of the United Kingdom and an industrial or
commercial enterprise or undertaking carried on by a
resident of l)enmark, and the terms "enterprise of one of
the territories and "enterprise of the other territory "
mean a United Kingdom enterprise or a Danish enterprise,
as the context requires;

( j) The term "industrial or commercial profits"
includ-s rents or royalties in respect of cinematograph
films;









(/k) The term permanent establishment ", when used
with respect to an enter-prise of one of the territories, means
a branch, management, factory, or other fixed place of
business, but does not include an agency unless the agent
has, and habitually exercises, a general authority to
negotiate and conclude contracts on behalf of such enter-
prise or has a stock of merchandise from which he regularly
fills orders on its behalf. In this connexion-
(i) An:enterprise of one of the territories shall
not be deemed to have a permanent establish-
ment in the other territory merely because
it carries on business dealings in that other
territory through a bona fide broker or
general commission agent acting in the
ordinary course of his business as such;
(ii) The fact that an enterprise of one of the
territories maintains in the other territory
a fixed place of business exclusively for the
purchase of goods or merchandise shall not
of itself constitute that fixed place of busi-
ness a permanent establishment of the
enterprise;

(iii) The fact that a company which is a resident
of one of the territories 1his a subsidiary
company which is a resident of the other
territory or which carries on a trade or
business in that other territory (whether
through a permanent establishment or
otherwise) shall not of itself constitute that
subsidiary company a permanent establish-
ment of its parent company.

2. Where under this Convention any iinome is exempt
from tax in one of the territories if with or without other
conditions) it is subject to tax in the other territory, and that
income is subject to tax in that other territory by reference only
to the amount thereof which is remitted to or received in that
other territory, the exemption to be allowed under this Coven-
vention in the first-mentioned territory shall apply only to the
amount so remitted or received.

3. In the application of the provisions of the present
Convention by one of the High Contracting Parties any term
not otherwise defined shall, unless the context otherwise










requires, have the meaning which it has under the laws in force
in the territory of that Party relating to the taxes which are
the subject of the present Convention.

ARTICLE III

1. The industrial or commercial profits of a United
Kingdom ente lrprise shall not he subject to Danish tax unless
thl enterprise carries on a trad,1 or biu-iness in Denmark through
:I permanent establishment situated therein. If it carries on a
trade or business as aforesaid, tax may be imposed on those
profits by Denmark, but only on so much of them as is attri-
)untibl] to that permanent establishment.
2. The industrial or commercial profits of a Danish enter-
prise shall nut be subject to United Kingdom tax unless the
:.Iterprise carries on a trad or business in the United Kingdom
t'iouighU a permanent establishment situated therein. If it
carries on a trade or business as aforesaid, tax may be imposed
oni those profits by the United Kingdom, but only on so much
of them as is attributable to that permanent establishment.

3. \V her ain enterprise of one of the territories carries
on a tral;e or business in the other territory through a per-
m~i;nent establishlmel t situated therein, there shall be attributed
1() that p ermnt.lei; t eCitablislhment tie industrial or commercial
profits wiich it might be expected to derive in that other
t'rritorv if ii were an independent enterprise engaged in the
,,~me or similar activities under the same or similar conditions
,a i dealing at arm's length with the enterprise of which it is a
permanent establishment.
4. Where an enterprise of one of the territories derives
. profits, under contracts concluded in that territory, from sales
,,' goods or merchandise stocked in a warehouse in the other
territory for convenience of delivery and not for purposes of
display, those profits shall not be attributed to a permanent
:,tablishmmct of tlhe enterprise in that other territory, notwith-
standing that the offers of' purchase have been obtained by an
agent in that other, territory and( transmitted by him to the
enterprise for acceptance.

5. No portion of any profits arising to an enterprise
of one of the territories shall be attributed to a permanent
establishmntnt situated in the other territory by reason of the
mere purchase of goods or merchandise within that other
territory by the enterprise.










ARTICLE IV
Where-
(a) an enterprise of one of the territories participates
directly or indirectly in the management, control or capital
of an enterprise of the other territory, or
(b) the same persons participate directly or indirectly
in the management, control or capital of an enterprise
of one of the territories and an enterprise of the other
territory,
and in either case, conditions are made or imposed between the
two enterprises, in their commercial or financial relations, which
differ from those which would be made between independent
enterprises, then any profits which would but for those
conditions have accrued to one of tle enterprises but by reason
of those conditions have not so accrued may be included in the
profits of that enterprise and taxed accordingly.
ARTICLE V

1. The industrial and commercial profits of a company
which is a resident of Denmark shall, so long as undistributed
profits of United Kingdom enterprises are effectively charged
to United Kingdom Profits Tax at a lower rate than distributed
profits of such enterprises, be charged to United Kingdom
Profits Tax only at that lower rate.
2. Where a company which is a resident of Denmark
controls, directly or indirectly, not less than 50 per cent. of the
entire voting power of a company which is a resident of the
United Kingdom, distributions by the latter company to the
former company shall be left out of account in computing
United Kingdom Profits Tax effectively chargeable on the
latter company at the rate appropriate to distributed profits.
3. If the industrial and commercial profits of a company
which is a resident of the United Kingdom become chargeable
to a form of Danish tax under which, in the case of companies
which are residents of Denmark, the undistributed or undistri-
butable income is charged to tax at a lower rate than the
distributed or distributable income of such companies, these
industrial and commercial profits shall be charged to Danish
tax only at the lower rate.
4. Where a company which is a resident of the United
Kingdom beneficially owns not less than'50 per cent. of the
entire ordinary share capital of a company which is a resident









of Denmark, distributed or distributable income payable by the
latter company to the former company shall be left out of
account in computing the liability of the latter company to
Danish tax at any higher rate appropriate to distributed or
Sdistributable income, and this shall apply, in particular, in
computing the liability of the latter company to that part of the
Danish extraordinary tax on companies known as Udbytterate.

ARTICLE VI

1. Notwithstanding the provisions of Articles III, IV
and V, profits which a resident of one of the territories derives
from operating ships or aircraft shall be exempt from tax in
the other territory.

2. The Agreement dated 18th December, 1924 (b),
between the United Kingdom and Denmark for the reciprocal
exemption from Income Tax in certain cases of profits accruing
from the business of shipping shall not have effect for any year
or period for which the present Convention has effect.
ARTICLE VII
1.-(a) Dividends paid by a company which is a resident
of the United Kingdom to a resident of Denmark,
who is subject to tax in Denmark in respect thereof
and does not carry on a trade or business in the
United Kingdom through a permanent establishment
situated therein, shall be exempt from United King-
dom sur-tax.

(b) Dividends paid by a company which is a resident of
Deninark to a resident of the United Kingdom, who
is subject to tax in the United Kingdom in respect
thereof and does not carry on a trade or business in
Denmark through a permanent establishment situated
therein, shall not be chargeable to tax in addition to
the tax on the profits out of which the dividends are
paid at a rate exceeding 5 per cent.: Provided that
where the resident of the United Kingdom is a
company which beneficially owns not less than 50 per
cent. of the entire ordinary share capital of the
company paying the dividends, the dividends shall be
exempt from any such tax on dividends.

(b) S.R. & 0. 1925 (No. 102) p. 595.










2. Where a company which is a resident of one of the
territories derives profits or income from sources within the
other territory, there shall not be imposed in that other territory
any form of taxation on dividends paid by the company to
persons not resident in that other territory, or any tax in the
nature of undistributed profits tax on undistributed profits of
the company, whether or not those dividends or undistributed
profits represent, in whole or in part, profits or income so
derived.
ARTICLE VIII
1. Any interest or royalty derived from sources within
one of the territories by a resident of the other territory, who
is subject to tax in that other territory in respect thereof and
does not carry on a trade or business in the first-montioni d
territory through a permanent establishment situated therein,
shall be exempt from tax in that first-mentioned territory; but
no exemption shall be allowed in respect of interest paid by a
company which is a resident of one of the territories to a
company which is a resident of the other territory where the
latter company controls, either directly or indirectly, more than
50 per cent. of the entire voting power of the former company.
2. In this Article-
(a) The term interest includes interest on bonds,
securities, notes, debentures or on any other form of
indebtedness;
(b) The term royalty means any royalty or other
amount paid as consideration for the use of, or for the
privilege of using, any copyright, patent, design, secret
process or formula, trade mark or other like property, but
does not include any royalty or other amount paid in
respect of the operation of a mine or quarry or of any
other extraction of natural resources.
3. Where any interest or royalty exceed a fair and
reasonable consideration in respect of the indebtedness or rights
for which it is paid, the exemption provided by the present
Article shall apply only to so much of the interest or royalty
as represents such fair and reasonable consideration.

4. Any capital sum derived from one of the territories
from the sale of patent rights by a resident of the other territory,
who does not carry on a trade or business in the lirst-mentioned
territory through a permanent (e'-ibliishintut sitllaiahl therein,
shall be exempt from tax in that tirst-mentioned territory.









ARTICLE IX
Income of whatever nature derived from real property
within one of the territories (except interest on mortgages
secured on real property) shall be chargeable to tax in accordance
with the laws of that territory. Where the said income is also
chargeable to tax in the other territory, credit for the tax pay-
able in the first-mentionNd territory shall be given against the
tax payable on that income in the other territory in accordance
with Article XVII.
ARTICLE X
A resident of one of the territories who does not carry on a
trade or business in the other territory through a permanent
establishment situated therein shall be exempt in that other
territory from any tax on gains from the sale, transfer, or
exchange of capital assets.
ARTICLE XI
1. Itemuneration, including pensions, paid by, or out of
funds created by, one of the High Contricting Parties to any
individual in respect of services rendered to that Party in the
discharge of governmental functions shall be exempt from tax
in the territory of the other High Contracting Party, unless the
individual is a national of that other Party without being also
a national of the first-mentioned Party.

2. The provisions of this Article shall not apply to pay-
ments in respect of services rendered in connexion with any
trade or business carried on by either of the High Contracting
Parties for purposes of profit.
ARTICLE XII
1. An individual who is a resident of the United Kingdom
shall be exempt from Danish tax on profits or remuneration in
respect of personal (including professional) services performed
within Denmark in any year of assessment if-
(a) he is present within Denmark for a period or
periods not exceeding in the aggregate 183 days during
that year, and
(b) the services are performed for or on behalf of a
resident of the United Kingdom, and
(c) the profits or remuneration are subject to United
Kingdoin tax.










2. An individual who is a resident of Denmark shall be
exempt from United Kingdom tax on profits or remuneration
in respect of personal (including professional) services performed
within the United Kingdom in any year of assessment, if-
(a) he is present within the, United Kingdom for a
period or periods not exceeding in the aggregate 183 days
during that year, and
(b) the services are performed for or on behalf of a
resident of Denmark, and
(c) the profits or remuneration are subject to Danish
tax.
3. The provisions of this Article shall not apply to the
profits or remuneration of public entertainers such as theatre,
motion picture or radio artists, musicians and athletes.

ARTICLE XIII

1. Any pension (other than a pension of the kind referred
to in paragraph 1 of Article XI) and any annuity, derived from
sources within Denmark by an individual who is a resident of
the United Kingdom and subject to United Kingdom tax in
respect thereof, shall be exempt from Danish tax.

2. Any pension (other than a pension of the kind referred
to in paragraph 1 of Article XI) and any annuity, derived from
sources within the United Kingdom by an individual who is
a resident of Denmark and subject to Danish tax in respect
thereof, shall be exempt from United Kingdom tax.

3. The term "annuity" means a stated sum payable
periodically at stated times, during life or during a specified or
ascertainable period of time, under an oblli.,:ation to uumake the
payments in return-for adequate and full consideration in money
or money's worth.
AIITICLE XIV

A professor or teacher from one of the territories, who
receives remuneration for teaching, during a period of temporary
residence not exceeding two years, at a university, college,
school or other educational institution in the other territory,
shall be exempt from tax in that other territory in respect of
that remuneration.








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ARTICLE. XV
A stu.lent or business apprentice from one of the
territories, who is receiving ftull-time education or training in the
other territory, shall be exempt from tax in that other territory
on payments made to him ,y persons in the first-nientioned
territory for the purposes of his maintenance, education or
training.
ARTICLE XVI

1. Individuals who are residents of Denmark shall be
entitled to ith saml personal allowances, relies and reductions
for the purposes of United Kingdom income tax as British
subjects no. resident in the United Kingdom.
2. hiiri 'iuals who are, residents of the United Kingdom
shall be etiilled !o the same personal allownu:ces and reliefs for
the purposes of i)ani tax ta.s Danish national not resident in
Denmark.
ARTICLE XV11
1. The laws of the Higgh Contracting Parties shall
continue to govern the taxation of income arising in either of
the territ'i i i :" ,!; r WP express prove isio to the contrary
is made in dii s 'lv! ;i')ia. V:iher,' income is subject to tax
in both territories, rdlie from doublee taxation shall be given in
accordance with the 'following paigrgraphs:-
2. Subject to rhe provisions of t of t h e Utnited
King do, ;.Wrdig the allowance as a credit against. United
Kilng'do ttx.c of tix p;'a>. in a Lerritorv outside the United
Kini_'d,!, )::'ish tx payab whedber directly or by deduction,
in ret-peA oii i'-, '! sources within Denmark shall be
allowed a-:s a, dit :'gainit the United i Kingdom tax payable in
respect, Of that uwinome. Where such incomO is an ordinary
dividend pla 1Q -y a coinpanv resident in Deinnark, the credit
shall t:kO iint ;.Po:.!Pt (I(i :oh!tiion to; any D:nish tax appropriate
to the ,i',ih ii) Q .; !)ani&h tax ipa table by the company in
respect o -i pr.-': And, where it is a dividend paid on
.partici pr.. f ren hires and representing both a dividend
at the fixid rate to which the shares aire entitled and an
additiolni pl r'tiipalion in profits, tle Danish tax so payable by
the coin lty.v shii:l! likewise e hle taken into account in so far as the
dividend exceeds that fixed rate.
3. illitd Kinmi In tax payable, whether directly or by
deduction, in r t.lr o c itc'w fironi sources within the United
Kingdom shall be allowed as a deduction from the Danish tax









payable in respect of that income. Provided that the amount
of the deduction shall not exceed the proportion of the Danish
tax which such income chargeable to Danish tax bears to the
total income chargeable to Danish tax. For the purposes of this
paragraph only, the expression Danish tax shall include the
Danish inter-municipal income tax.
4. In the case of a person who is resident in the IUnited
Kingdom for the purposes of Tnited Kingdom tax and is also
resident in Denmark for the pit-poscs of Danish 'ax, the
provisions of paragraph 2 of this Article shall apply in relation
to income which that person derives from sources within
Denmark, and the provisions of paragraph 3 of this Article
shall apply in relation toiincome which he derives.from sources
within the United Kingdom. Tf such person derives income
from sources outside both tile United Kingdom and Denmark,
tax may be imposed onm that income.in bofh the territories,
(subject to the laws in force in the territories and to any
Convention which may exist between either of the High
Contraetiig Parties and the territory from which the income
is derived). A credit shall be allowed in (accor lance with
paragraph 2 of this Article against any Ulnited Kingdom tax
payable in respect of that income, equal to that proportion of
the United Kingdom tax or the Danish tax on that income,
whichever is the less, which such person's income from sources
within the United Kingdom bears to th-. s mi of his in iome
from sources within the United Kingdom and his income from
sources within Denmark; and a deduction shall he allowed i,'
accordance with paragraph 3 of this Article against any I)anish
tax payable in respect of that income equal t hat proportion
of the United Kingdom tax or the Danish tax on that income,
whichever is the less, which such person's income from sources
within Denmark bears to the sum of his income from sources
within the United Kingdom and his income from sources
within Denmark.
5. For the purposes of this Article, profits or ireiIln rL-
tion for personal (including professional) services performed in
one of the territories shall be deemedI to be income from source,
within that territory, and the services of an individual whose
services are wholly or mainly performed in ships or aircraft
operated by a resident of one of the territories shall be deemed
to be performed in that territory.
ARTICLE XVIII
1. The taxation authorities of the High Con(tractii).
Parties shall exchange such information (being information









which is at their disposal under their respective taxation laws
in the normal course of administration) as is necessary for carry-
ing o1,i thii ()rovisions of thel pri'sent Convention or for the
prevention of frrau(i or for the administration of statutory pro-
visions tagainpt legal avoidance in relation to the taxes which
are the subject of the prese!r Convniition. Any information so
exchanged shall be treated as secret and shall not be disclosed
to any persons other than those concerned with the assessment
and collection of the taxes which are the subject of the present
Convention. No information as aforesaid shall he exchanged
which would disclose any trade, business, industrial or pro-
fessional secret or trade process.
2. As used in this Article, the term taxation authorities "
means, in the cease of the United Kingdom, the Commissioners
of Inland lkevenue or their authorised representatives; in the
case of Denmark, the Director-General of Taxation or his
authorised representative; and, in the case of any territory
to which the present Convention is extended under Article XX,
the competent authority for the administration in such territory
of the taxes to which the present Convention applies.
ARTICLE XIX
1. The nationals of one of the High Contracting Parties
shall not be subjected in the territory of the other High
Contracting Party to any taxation or any requirement connected
therewith which is other, higher, or more burdensome than the
taxation and connected requirements to which the nationals of
the latter Party are or may be subjected.
2. The enterprises of one of the territories, whether
carried on by a company, a body of persons or by individuals
alone or in partnership, shall not be subjected in the other
territory, in respect of profits or capital attributable to their
permanent establishments in that other territory, to any taxation
which is other, higher or more burdensome than the taxation
to which the enterprises of that other territory similarly carried
on are or may be subjected in respect of the like profits or
capital.
). The income, profits and capital of an enterprise of one
of the territories, the capital of which is wholly or partly owned
or controlled, directly or indirectly, by a resident or residents of
the other tr-rioory shall not be subjected in the first-mentioned
territory to any taxation which is other, higher or more burden-
some than the taxation to which other enterprises of that first-
mentioned territory are or may be subjected in respect of the like
income, profits and capital.









4. Nothing in paragraph 1 or paragraph 2 of this Article
shall bo construed t:s obliirn.: ol" of tl igh Contracting
Parties to grant tu nitio!i;il, o ;" ii Hih r.cting
Party who ai' 1 n0oL crsid;nil in tih alt'iry ;[ t j foriir Party
the same personal allowv,;aee, rc: r 1 i re~ ltion.- for tax
purposes as are granted to His o\wn nationals.
5. In this Article the term nationals means-
(a) in relation to DInnmirk, all Danisi citizens and
all legal persons, partnerships, associations and other
entities deriving their status us ,such from the Inn in force
in Dennnrk or in any Danish t -rritorv to which the present
Convention applies by reason of extension made under
Article XX;
(b) in relation to the UniteId Kinio.dom, all British
subjects iand British-protecte i i'sn rai;ii in the
United Kingdom or any ,i;- ,'- :, ,, the
present ConventioJi : 1imii o-, hy si'I;i(o)n made
under Article XX, and :i! l, '"le ':l Ipersons. p rtn: i' ..lips,
associations and other .'nritri s d rii tiaeir .t.t. I as such
from the liw in 1o.' i. mi I terrirorv to which
the present Convention appliies

6. In this Article tli ti'r t: !:in m a:-alns taxes of
every kind and description iev ii' ,:1 Ieeiil of any :mnih1ority
whatsoever.

ARTICLE XX

1. The present Convention may be extended, either in
its entirety or with modifications, to any territory of one of the
High Contracting Parties to which this Article applies and
which imposes taxes substantially similar in character to those
which are the subject of the present Convention, and any
such extension shall take effect from such date and subject to
such modifications and conditions (including conditions as to
termination) as may he specified and agreed between the l11gh
Contracting Parties in notes to be exchanged for this purpose.

2. The termination in respect of Denmark or the United
Kingdom of the present Convention under Article XXII shall,
unless otherwise expressly agreed by both High Contracting
Parties, terminate the application of the present Convention to
any territory to which the Convention has been extended under
this Article.








3. The territories to which this Article applies are:
(a) in relation to the United Kingdom: any territory
other than the United Kingdom for whose international
relations the United Kingdom is responsible;
(b) in relation to Denmark: any territory other than
Denmark for whose international relations Denmark is
responsible.

ARTICLE XXI

1. The present Convention shall be ratified and the
instruments of ratification shall be exchanged at London as
soon as possible.

2. Upon exchange of ratifications the present Convention
shall have effect--

(a) In the United Kingdom:

as respects income tax for any year of assessment
beginning on or after the 6th April, 1919;
as respects sur-tax for any year of assessment beginning
on or after the 6th April, 1948; and
as respects profits tax in respect of the following profits:-

(i) profits arising in any chargeable accounting
period beginning on or after, the 1st April,
1949;
(ii) profits attributable to so much of any
chargeable accounting period falling partly
before and partly after that date as falls
after that date;
(iii) profits not so arising or attributable by
reference to which income tax is, or but for
the present Convention would be, chargeable
for any year of assessment beginning on or
after the 6th April, 1949.

(b) In Denmark:
as respects Danish tax for any taxation year beginning on
or after the 1st April, 1949.







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ARTICLE XXII
The present Convention shall continue in effect indefinitely
but either of the High (Contracting partiess may, on or before
the 30th June in any calendar year not earlier than the year
1953, give to the other High Contracting Party, through
diplomatic channels, written notice of termination and, in such
event, the present Convention shall cease to be effective-
(a) In the United Kingdom:
as respects income tax for any year of assessment
beginning on or after the Gth April in the calendar year
next following that in which the notice is given;
as respects sur-tax for any year of assessment beginning
on or after the 6th April in the calendar year in which the
notice is given; and
as respects profits tax in respect of the following profits:-
(i) profits arising in any chargeable accounting
period beginning on or after the 1st April
in the calendar venr next following that in
which the notice is given;

(ii) profits attributable to so much of any
chargeable accounting period falling partly
before and partly after that date as falls
after that date;
(iii) profits not so arising or attributable by
reference to which income tax is chargeable
for any year of assessment beginning on or
after the 6th April in the next following
calendar year.
(b) In Denmark:
as respects Danish tax for any taxation year beginning on
or after the 1st April in the calendar year next following
that in which the notice is given.
SECOND SCHEDULE.
1. APPLICATION. (a) The provisions of the Conven-
tion incorporated in the First Schedule to this Order shall
apply as modified below:-
(i) as if the contracting parties were the Presidency
of the Virgin Islands and the Government of
Denmark;










(ii) as if the tax concerned in the case of the Presi-
dency were the i,:x on income imposed by tih-
Income Tax Ordinance, 1946, as amended;
(iii) as if the taxes concerned in the case of Denmptar:
included the Defence Tax;
(iv) as if references to the (late of signature were
references to the 22nd day of December, 1954;
(v) ;i; if references to the (th day of April were
references to the 1st day of January.

(b) The extension shall have effect in the Presidency as
rep peil tax for the year of assessmenti 1954 and for subse-
lquent } ears of iasessmenl, (and will have effect in Denmark-
:TS- resects Panish taxf far any tax:irion year beginning on ot
.fitr the first d(iy of April 1954).

(c) The extensionn lihall conitmlne in effect indefinitely but
nav he lrmiin:!ted as respects the Presidency by written
notice of termination given o or before the 30th day of June
i: any, calendar year not earlier than the year 1957 by either of
rhe High ('onitracting Parties to the Convention to the other
iligih Contracting P:irtv through the diplomaticc channel and
in such tvenii he extension shall cease to have effect in tht
Presidency as respects tax for the Near of assessment begin-
ning in the calendar year next following the date of such
notice and for subsequent years, of assessment, (and will cease
to have elect in Denmark as respects Danish tax for any
taxation yeir beginning on or after the first day of April in
Ihe calendar year next following that in- which the notice is
given).
2. MIoIvICATIONS. (a) In Article VII(1) of the Con-
veit ion ti61 \vor' s "exempt from Ilnited Kingdom sur-tax "
shall be understood for the Ipurposes of this extension a,-
though tilhey read shall not be liable to tax in the territory at
a rnare in excess of the rate applicable to a company "
(h) In Articles VIII and [N all references to interest
shall he deemed to be deleted.
Made by the Governor in Council this 27th day of
March, 195(;.
M. TITLE,
Clerk of the Council.
ANT I 'UA
Printed at the governmentt Printmi I Oflice, Lenward Islands,
i.y M. TLAr'cKt AN.. Governnwn' Printer.--B Authority.
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