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    Antigua - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 8 of 1956: Resolution re addition of a new item 14A to the Second Schedule
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    Antigua - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 9 of 1956: Resolution of the Legislative Council of Antigua, confirming an Order in Council altering the rates of excise Duty payable on Rum
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LEEWARD ISLANDS


GAZETTE.

Publisete bg futhoritv.


- P "' VOL. LXXXIV. THURSDAY, 19TH APRIL, 1956.


Notices.

IMembership of the Antigua
Industrial Development
Board.
The Governor-in-Council has been
pleased to appoint the following
persons to be members of the Antigua
Industrial Development Board for a
period of two years with effect from
16th April, 1956:
Mr. NOEL SLACK
Mr. JOSEPH A. MEYERS
Mr. MAURICE FRANCIS
Mr. LEONARD BARNES.

Administrator's Ofice,
Antigua.
Ref. No. T.P. 42/37.

The Administrator of Antigua has
appointed the undermentioned
Marriage Officer for the Presidency
of Antigua.
Reverend W. J. BARRETT.

Administrators Office,
Antigua.
Ref. No. A. 8/4.

OONFIRIMATION OF ORDINANCES.

No. 46.
The Secretary of State for the
Colonies has informed the Governor
that the power of disallowance will
not be exercised in respect of the
undermentioned Ordinance:-
Antigua.
No. 8 of 1955 "The Building
Societies Ordinance, 1955".
Th6 Secretartat,
Antigua.
13th April, 1956.
Ref. No. 47/00383.

No. 47.
The Governor's Deputy has this
day been pleased to assent to the
undermentioned Ordinances:-
St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.
No. 6 of 1956 "The Rent Restric-
tion (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956 ".



3 2-9*7 1-


No. 7 of 1956 "The Passengers
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1956 ".
No. 8 of 1956 The Nevis Cotton
Marketing (Amendment) Ordinance,
1956 ".
No. 9 of 1956 "The Appropriation
Ordinance, 1956 ".

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
17th April, 1956.

No. 48.
The following Ordinances and Stat-
utory Rules and Orders are circulated
with this Gazette and form part
thereof:-
ORDINANCES.
Antigua.
No. 19 of 1955 "The Old Metal
and Marine Stores Ordinance, 1955."
6 pp. Price 8 cents.
No. 3 of 1956 "The Appropriation
Ordinance, 1956.
3 pp. Price 5 cents.
STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.
Antigua.
No. 8 of 1956 "Resolution re
addition of a new item 14A to the
Second Schedule."
1 pp. Price 3 cents.
No. 9 of 1956 "Resolution of the
Legislative Council of Antigua, con-
firming an Order in Council altering
the rates of Excise Duty payable on
Rum. 3 pp. price 5 cents.

In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.
ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.
A.D. 1956.
Notice is hereby given that in pur-
suance of Rules made by the Chief
Justice under Section 16 of the
Windward Islands and Leeward Is-
lands (Courts) Order-in-Council 1939,
and duly approved as therein provided
on the 16th day of October, A.D.
1941, the Honourable the Puisne
Judge selected for the sitting of the
Court in the Antigua Circuit has
appointed the day of the month on
which the ensuing Circuit Court shall
sit as follows, that is to say:-


The Antigna Circuit on Monday
the 28th day of May, 1956 at 10
o'clock in the forenoon.
Dated the 18th day of April, 1956.
C. O. BYRON,
Ag. Registrar.
Ref. No. R.O. 120 A.

LEEWARD ISLANDS
Presidency of Antigua.
THE FRIENDLY SOCIETIES
ACT, 1928,
(No. 8 of 1928).
THE EX-SERVICEMEN'S
ASSOCIATION OF ANTIGUA.


Pursuant to the provisions of Sec-
tions 71 (1) (b) and (3) of the Friendly
Societies Act, No. 8 of 1928, I have
this day with the approval of His
Lordship Mr. Justice DATE, Puisne
Judge of the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and Leeward Is-
lands for the Antigua Circuit, obtain-
ed in Chambers on the 6th day of
April, 1956, cancelled the registry
of the Ex-Servicemen's Association
of Antigua, a Society duly registered
under the provisions of the said Act
on the 27th day of July, 1948.
The reason for such cancellation is
that the said Society has wilfully and
after notice from the Registrar,
violated the provisions of Sections 26
and 28 of the aforesaid Act.
GIVEN under my hand at the
Supreme Court Registry St.
John's, Antigua, this 9th day
of April, 1956.
CECIL O. BYRON,
Acting Registrar of Friendly
Societies.

TENDERS.
The following tenders have been
accepted for the supply of Petrol and
Diesel Oil to Government Depart-
ments for the period 15th April to
30th September, 1956.
PETROL.
Messrs. Bennett Bryson & Co. Ltd.
to supply the Public Works Depart-
ment with 500 gallons per month at
the tender price of 35.5 cents per
Imperial Gallon ex bond.


L L/I1-e


No. 18.








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


[19 April, 1956.


The requirements of all other
Government Departments as well as
the balance of the Public Works
requirements to be supplied by
Messrs. JOSEPH DEW & Son Ltd. at
the tender price of 31.3 cents per
Imperial Gallon ex bond.
DIESEL OIL.
Messrs. BENNETT BRYSON & Co.
Ltd. to supply all the requirements
of the Public Works Department at
the price of 27.6 cents per Imperial
gallon ex bond.
Messrs. JOSEPH DEW & Son Ltd.
to supply the requirements of all
other Government Departments at
the price of 26.8 cents per Imperial
gallon ex bond.

No award in respect of Lubricating
Oil has been made. This item should
be purchased in the open market.

Administrator's Ofioe,
St. John's.
Antigua, B. W.I.
A. 41/3 .

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
6.45 p.m. to 5.45 a.m.

Dated this 31st day of March,
1956.
E. M. V. JAMES,
Lt. Col.
Traffic Commissioner.
Ref. No. 36100007.

Applications are invited from
suitably qualified candidates for
appointment to the post of Senior
Accountant, Grenada, which has been
created under the Hurricane Rehabi-
litation Programme. Particulars of
the post are as follows:-
APPOINTMENT: The post is non-
pensionable, and the appointment
will be on a contractual basis for
a period of 2 or 3 years in the
first instance.

1. Duties of office, and qualifica-
tions required for their performance.
(1) To introduce, operate and
supervise systems of ac-
counting for

A. A programme of Agri-
cultural Rehabilitation.

B. A Rehousing programme
with grant and loan
features.

(2) Control of accounting staff.


(3) Preparation of Financial
summaries as and when
required.

(4) Such other duties as the
O.A.G. may from time to
time direct.

QUALIFICATIONS: Chartered Ac-
countant or Senior Accountant
otherwise qualified.

2. Emoluments of Office:-
(a) Pensionable:
(b) Non-pensionable: 1,000
to 1,500 according to qualifica-
tion and experience.

3. Allowances, quarters, and other
circumstances affecting the value of
the Office, including grant of free or
assisted passages to the Officer and
his family on first appointment and
on leave.

Free passages for self, wife and
two children will be provided on
first appointment and on satis-
factory termination of the ap-
pointment. Local transport will
be provided for approved travel
on duty or travelling allowance
in lien if car already owned.
The officer and family may be
required to reside temporarily or
for a longer period in a hotel in
which case Government will
contribute to his hotel expenses
according to a formula of general
application in such matters. In
the event of Government quarters
becoming available, the officer
will be required to pay rental not
exceeding 10% of his salary.
The Officer will be eligible for
leave on full salary at the rate of
1 week for each completed period
of 3 months service. Such leave
to be taken on the satisfactory
completion of the period of
engagement.

4. Nature, number, and amount
of securities required, and mode of
giving them.

NIL

5. Acts, laws or ordinances making
provision respecting any of the above
matters, with reference to the sections
in which such provision is made.
NIL

6. Whether house accommodation
is available or readily procurable
whether furniture, &c., should be
brought from England, and any other
particulars of a like nature likely to
be useful for the information of
candidates.
Suitable house not at present
available. Furniture can be hired
from the Public Works Depart-
ment at 10% of cost if and when
house becomes available.

7. Whether free medical attend-
ance and medicines are provided.


8. Whether and, if so, what rates
and taxes are payable. Income Tax
at local rates.

Applications giving full particulars
of candidate, his qualifications and
experience, accompanied by two
testimonials, which will not be
returned, should be addressed to the
Chief Secretary, Windward Islands,
Grenada, and should reach him not
later than the 30th April, 1956.


BRITISH GUIANA

LEGAL OFFICER
LOCAL GOVERNMENT.

Applications are invited from
suitably qualified persons for appoint-
ment as Legal Officer, Local Govern-
ment. Appointment will be on con-
tract, secondment, or temporary
transfer in the first instance with
prospects of later permanent and
pensionable employment.
2. The salary will be up to 2,000
($9,600 B.W.I.) per annum depending
on the qualifications and experience
of the person selected but not less
than 1,800 ($8,610) per annum.
Furnished quarters will be provi-
ded at a rental of 121% of salary to
a maximum of 12. 10 ($60) a month
If appointment is on contract, a gratu-
ity of 124% of salary will be paid in
respect of each completed period of
3 months satisfactory resident service,
either at six-monthly intervals during
the period of the contract, or in
a single lump sum on conclusion of
the leave earned under the contract.
Leave earned would count for gratu-
ity only if this is paid on conclusion
of the engagement in a single lump
sum.

3. The duties are to prepare draft
legislation for a reorganised system of
local government based on Dr. A. H.
MARSHALL'S Report on local Govern-
ment in British Guiana and its
application to selected areas. The
officer selected will work in close
conjunction with the members of the
Local Government team and with the
Legal Department; such other duties
as may be assigned to him by either
the Senior Administrative Officer or
the Member for Local Government.

4. Candidates must be Barristers-
at-Law or Solicitors with some years'
direct experience of Local Govern-
ment. They should he competent
draftsmen with experience in draft-
ing legislation, and in the organisation
and control of records and facilities
normal in a Municipal or other Local
Government legislative drafting office
in the United Kingdom and prefer-
ably with some colonial experience.

5. Free passages to British Guiana
and return to the place of recruitment
on termination of the contract will
be provided for the officer, his wife
and children, not exceeding five per-
sons in all; children to be under 18








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


years of age and dependent on the
officer. Vacation leave is earned at
the rate of 5 days for each completed
month of resident service up to a
maximum of six months subject to
the completion of a minimum tour
of service of two years. After com-
pletion of a tour, assisted return
passages will be provided for the
officer and his wife in accordance
with the Public Officers Leave (Pas-
sages) Regulations, 1952.

6. Applications should be address-
ed to the Chief Establishment Officer,
Establishment Department, Public
-Buildings, Georgetown, to reach him
not later than the 30th of April, 1956.
Applications received after this date
will not be considered.

Establishment Department,
Central Secretariat.
March; 1956.
Ref. No. 13/00332.

BRITISH GUIANA

Vacancies for 3 Local Govern-

ment Commissioners.
Applications are invited from
suitably qualified persons for appoint-
ment to 3 vacancies for temporary
Local Government Commissioners.

2. The posts are temporary and
non-pensionable with salary up to
2,000 ($9,600) per annum depending
,on qualifications and experience, but
not less than 1,800 ($8,640), and
appointment thereto will be for a


period of three years on
Furnished quarters will be
on payment of rental of
salary to a maximum of
($60) a month.


contract.
provided
12J% of
12. 10


3. The duties will be to prepare
detailed schemes for the application
of a re-organised system of local
government to selected areas (urban
and rural) based on Dr. A. H.
MARSHALL'S Report on Local
Government in British Guiana and
to supervise their implementation;
and such ancillary duties e.g. the
training of local officers, as may be
assigned to him by either the Senior
Administrative Officer or the Member
for Local Government.

4 Candidates should have exten-
sive experience of Local Government
in the United Kingdom and prefer-
ably some colonial experience. The
Commissioner for the urban area
must have held, in addition, a senior
administrative position in a compara-
ble modern municipality. The two
Commissioners for the rural areas
must possess experience of compara-
tively advanced rural local authorities.
To each of them will be attached for
training at least one experienced local
officer with knowledge of the parti-
cular areas, so that he can eventually
take over as the Commissioner moves
on to the organisation of new areas.

5. Free passages to British Guiana
and return to the place of recruitment
will be provided for the officer, his
wife and children, not exceeding five
persons in all, children to be under
18 years of age and dependent on the


officer. Vacation leave is earned at
the rate of 5 days for each completed
month of resident service up to a
maximum of six months subject to
the completion of a minimum tour of
service of two years. After comple-
tion of a tour, assisted return passages
will be provided for the officer and
his wife in accordance with the
Public Officers Leave (Passages)
Regulations, 1952.

6. Applications should be
addressed to the Chief Establishment
Officer, Establishment Department,
Public Buildings, Georgetown to
reach him not later than the 30th of
April, 1956. Applications received
after this date will not be considered.

7. Interested persons may obtain
copies of the 'Rdport on Local Govern-
ment in British Guiana' by Dr. A. H.
MARSHALL from either the Govern-
ment of British Guiana or the
Crown Agents.
Establishment Department
Central Secretariat.
March, 1956.
Ref. No. 13/00332.

RAINFALL FIGURES.
Central Experiment Station,
Antigua.
Month. 1952. 1953. 1953. 1955. 1956.
Jan. 2.41 1.93 3.04 2.16 6.15
Feb. 1.60 1.02 2.45 .68 1.23
Mar. 1.62 5.60 1.08 .83 1.40
Apr. 14 .72 .46 .28 .53 .34
6.35 9.01 6.85 4.20 8.12


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office. Leeward Islands, by E. 5I BLACKMAN,
Government Printer.-By Authority.
1956.


SPrice 26 cents. I



19 April, 1956.]







No. 19 of 1955. Old 1etazl and Ma ine Stores.


[L.S.]
I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
11th February, 1956.









ANTIGUA.

No. 19 of 1955.

An Ordinance to regulate the purchase, sale and
export of old metal and marine stores.

ENACTED by the Legislature of Antigua as
follows:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Old short title.
Metal and Marine Stores Ordinance, 1955.
2. In this Ordinance, unless the context Interpreta-
otherwise requires- tion.
licensed dealer" means any person licensed
under section 3 of this Ordinance to deal
in old metal or marine stores;
"marine stores includes second-hand anchors,
wire cables or chains, slings, sails, and
other second-hand marine stores of any
kind;
"old metal includes old metal, used or
second-hand metal fittings, scr;p metal,
broken metal, partly manufactured metal
goods, and defaced or old metal goods.


ANTIGUA.







ANTIGUA. 2 Old Metal and Marine Stores. No. 19 of 1955.

Schedule" means a schedule to this
Ordinance.

oeales ind 3. (1) It shall not be lawful for any person
marine stores to carry on the business of a dealer in old metal or
to be licensed. marine stores unless he has previously taken out a.
licence under this Ordinance.
(2) Licences under this Ordinance shall be
granted by and at the discretion of the Magistrate
of the District in which the premises to be licensed
are situate.
(3) No such licence shall be granted without
the previous report of the police officer in charge
of the division in which the premises to be licensed
are situate, and before the expiration of twenty-one
days at least after application in writing has been
made therefore to the Magistrate.

(4) Such licences shall be in the form in the
First Schedule and shall be annual licences termin-
ating on the 31st day of December of the year for
which they are granted. fee of two dollars and
forty cents shall be paid to the Magistrate for each
such licence.
Signhonrd to 4. Over one of the principal entrances of
be displayed, the place of business of every licensed dealer
there shall be placed a board on which shall be
printed, in legible letters of at least two inches in
length, the name in full of the licensed dealer
and the words Licensed Dealer in Old Metal
and Marine Stores."
iensed 5. (1) Every licensed dealer shall keep
Lealer to
keep book. a book (hereinafter called Licensed Dealer's
Book") in the form in the Second Schedule, in
which shall be legibly written in ink the date and
time of the day when any old metal or marine
stores are purchased or received by him or on his
behalf, the name in full, and the residence and
occupation of the person from whom any such
metal or stores are purchased or reoeiv-(l and, in
a case where the seller is the agent of another
person, the naIne and address of the principal, the
quantity purchased or received, and the price paid
for each purchase.







No. 19 of 1955. Old Ietal and Marine Stores. 3 ANTIGUA.

(2) Every such entry in a Licensed Dealer's
Book shall be made at the time of the transaction,
and shall be signed by the licensed dealer or his
agent and by the seller or his agent:

Provided that where a licensed dealer is
unable by reason of illiteracy or any physical cause
to sign the entry in the Licensed Dealer's Book
the licensed dealer shall complete the entry by
making his mark thereto in the presence of a police
officer.

6. (1) No person shall purchase or receive Restrictions
any old metal or marine stores except between the nd purha
hours of seven o'clock in the morning and six
o'clock in the evening.
(2) No person shall purchase or receive any
old metal or marine stores from any person under
the age of sixteen years.
(3) No person shall employ any servant or
apprentice or other person under the age of sixteen
years to purchase or receive any old metal or
marine stores.
(4) No old metal or marine stores shall be
purchased or received at any one time in any
quantity less than twenty-five pounds.
(5) Any person contravening any of the
provisions of this section shall be guilty of an
offence and shall be liable on summary conviction
to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars or to imprison-
ment for a term not exceeding six months.
7. (1) It shall be lawful for any police power of
officer at any time when a licensed dealer's ontry and
inspection.
premises are open for business, to inspect the
Licensed Dealer's Book and all old metal and
marine stores in the premises.
() The licensed dealer or his repre-
sentative, or the person in charge of a licensed
dealer's premises, or the person in whose
custody or charge the Licensed Dealer's Book,
any old metal, or marine stores may be, or any
person who has made an entry in the Licensed







ANTIGUA. 4 Old Metal and Marile Stores. No. 19 of 1955.

Dealer's Book with respect to which a police
officer may desire to ask any questions, shall permit
Such police officer to inspect the Licensed Dealer's
Book and all old metal, and marine stores,
and shall answer all such questions as may be
asked by the police officer with reference to the
Licensed Dealer's Book, any old nretal or marine
stores in the premises or any of the entries or
contents of the Licensed Dealer's Book.
Goodpur- 8. (1) All old metal and marine stores
chased to be
kept for 15 purchased or received by or on behalf of a licensed
day3. dealer shall be kept in the licensed dealer's
premises and shall not in any way be changed in
form or shape or disfigured for a period of at least
fifteen days after their purchase or receipt:
Provided that the police officer in charge of
the division in which a licensed dealer carries
on his business may, in his discretion, on the
application of the licensed dealer grant a permit-

(a) for the shipment or alteration in
form or shape of any old metal or marine
stores without the same having been kept for
a period of fifteen days;
(6) for the shipment of broken machin-
ery direct from the place where the same is
purchased, notwithstanding the provisions of
this section to the contrary.
(2) Every person who fails to comply with
the provisions of subsection '(1) of this section
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on
summary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty
dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceed-
ing three months.
Obligation to 9. (1) Every person licensed under this
give informa-i .
tion to police. Ordinance who, after notice has been given to him
by any police officer or by advertisement in the
Gazette or a local newspaper that any old metal or
marine stores have been stolen or fraudulently
obtained, fails to give information to the police
that articles of the like description were offered to
him or were or are in his possession, shall be guilty
of an offence against this Ordinance.







No. 19 of 1955. Old lletal and Mlarine Slor.e. ;5 AN'TII;UA.

(2) Every licensed dealer who offends against
the provisions of subsection (1) of this section shall
be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on sum-
mary conviction to a fine not exceeding one
hundred dollars or to imprisonment for a term not
exceeding six months.
10. Every person who- Offences.
(a) assaults, resists or obstructs any
police officer in the execution of any duty
under this Ordinance;
(b) aids or abets any other person in
assaulting, resisting or obstructing any police
officer while acting in the execution of his
duty under this Ordinance;
(c) aids or abets any other person in a
contravention of any of the provisions of this
Ordinance;
(d) deals in old metal or marine stores
without a licence as required by section 3;
(e) fails to keep a signboard as required
by section 4;
(f) fails to keep a Licensed Dealer's
Book as required by section 5;
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on
summary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty
dollars or to imprisonment for a termn not exceed-
ing three months.
11. If any licensed dealer is convicted of Lce.nce 1 n
an offence under this Ordinance, the Court may, in hB cancelled
,n onviction
its discretion, cancel the licence of that licensed
dealer.
12. All moneys received for licences, and all Appropriation
penalties recovered under this Ordinance, shall be of m"lne's
paid into the Treasury for the use of the
Presidency.
13. The Metal Act, 1863, is hereby repealed. Repeal.

ALEC LOVELACE,
President.









ANTIGUA. 6 Old Metal and Marine Stores. No. 1 o 1 955.

Passed the Legislative Council this 10th day
of October, 1955.

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



SCHEDULES.


FIRST SCHEDULE.

FORM OF LICENCE. (Section 3.)

A.B. having this day paid the sum o. $2.40 is hereby authorised
and licensed to deal in Old Metal and Marine stores at

in accordance with the provisions of the Old Metal and Marine Stores
Ordinance, 1955 (No. of 1955).

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




District Magistrate, District "


SECOND SCHEDULE.

FORM OF BOOK TO BE KEPT BY

LICENSED DEALER.


(Section 5).


Time Name in full.
Date. of residence &
ae day. occupation
of seller.


Description
Namn and and quantity
address of jof goods pur-
principal. chased or
received.


Sinat Simnatur,
or miark of of police
Price Licensed witnes-
Dealer. iing mark.


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printiin Office, Leeward Islands
by E. M. BLACKMA.N Government Printer.-Hy Authority.
1956.
-480-4.56. [Price 8 cents







No. 3 of 1956.


[L.S.]


I ASSENT,
P. D. MACDONALD,
Governor's Deputy.
24th February, 1956.


ANTIGUA.

No. 3 of 1956.


An Ordinance to provide for the services of the
Presidency of Antigua for the year ending on
the 31st day of December, 1956.
[1st January, 1956]


Commence-
ment.


ENACTED by the Legislature of Antigua
as follows:-

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Short title,
Appropriation Ordinance, 1956.


2. There shall be and there is hereby grant-
ed to Her Majesty the Queen for the service of the
Presidency of Antigna for the year ending on the
thirty-first day of December, 1956, the sum of
six million, nine hundred and seventy-six thous-
and, three hundred andl forty-three dollars over and
above the sums granted and provided under the
Acts and Ordinances in force in the Colony and
this Presidency, to be applied and expended ill the
manner and for the services set forth in the Schedule
hereto.


Appropriation.


AT,7eopriaiion.


ANTIroA.








No. 3 of 1956.


8. The said sum of six million, nine
hundred and seventy-six thousand, three hundred
and forty-three dollars shall be and the same is
hereby declared to be charged upon and made pay-
able from and out of the General Revenue and
other funds of the said Presidency.


payments 4. The Chief Accountant of the said Presi-
how mae dency is hereby authorisedl and required from time
to time upon the order of the Governor to pay the
annual sums appropriated by and in the said
Schedule to the several services therein mentioned,
as the said order or warrant shall direct out of the
General Revenue and other funds of the said
Presidency without further order or formality.

comumenoe- 5. This Ordinance shall he deemed to have
m ent. had effect as from the 1st day of Jamnuary, 1956.


ALEC LOVELACE,
President.

Passed the Legislative Council the 19th day
of January, 1956.

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


Sums charged
on General
Revenue.


ANTIGiTA. 2


App,-opri'ation.ll








No. 3 of 1956.


.ApproprlatiEn.

SCHEDULE.


3 ANTIGUA.


Service.


Charges on Account of Public Dehbt
Pensions and Gratuities
Federal Contribution
Govern or
Administration
Audit
Barbuda
Customs Excise Port & Supply
Agriculture
Judicial
Registrar & Provost Marshal
Legal
Magistrates
Police
Prison and Training School
Medical & Central Board of Health
Hospital & Charitable Institutions
Education
Government Undertakings (Central
Housing Authority)
Treasury & Income Tax
Labour
Public Library
Military
Printing
Miscellaneous
Coolidge Air Base
Post Office & Telephones
Public Works Department
Public Works Recurrent
Public Works Extraordinary
Colonial Development Scheme

Total


Amount.


39480
... 96202
... 160417
... 24518
... 161529
... 10827
... 39844
69613
... 3163527
... 2496
... 19198
... 6149
... 18180
... 186379
... 69539
... 398281
.. 408820
... 368153

... 37377
... 40081
... 21641
... 9592
... 40279
... 17386
... 187265
... 18504
... 140362
... 103310
... 523740
... 105700
... 487954

... 6976343


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Offict. Leeward Islands.
by E. M BLACKMAN. Government Printer.--By Authority.
1956.


480-4.56.


[P'l-ice 5 cents.]







LEEWARD


ISLANDS.


ANTIGUA.

STATUTORY RULES AND


ORDERS.


1956, No. 8.

Customs Duties

RESOLUTION OF TiIE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF ANTIGUA
DATED MARCH 29, 1956, MADE UNDER SECTION 15 OF
THE CUSTOMS DUTIES ORDINANCE, 1927 (No. 11 of 1927).


WHEREAS section 15 of the Customs Duties Ordinance,
1927, provides th;rt the Legislative Council may from time to
time by resolution increase, reduce, abolish or otherwise alter
the Customs duty leviable on any goods imported into
the Presidency:
BE IT RESOLVED that the Second Schedule to the
Customs Duties Ordinance, 1927, as amended, shall be and is
hereby altered and amended by the addition of the following
new item in its proper place in the said Schedule:
14A. Braille equipment and literature for the blind.


Passed the
March, 1956.


Legislative Council this 29th day


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













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


Price 3 cents.


A.253/7--480-4.56.









LEEWARD ISLANDS.
ANTIGUA.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS
1956, No. 9,

Rum Duty.

RESOLUTION OF T'HE LF GISLAl VE COUNCIL OF ANTIGUA
DATED MAcuI 29, 1956), CONVIRMINC AN ORDER IN
COUNCIL ALTERING( T'iHE iAT \TE: ()S' F, XCISE DUTY PAYABLE
ON RUM AND MAiDEl UINDEf. TH i' PROVISIONS OF SECTION
4A OF T'HE RUM DUTrY ACT, 1:)92, (No. 3/1892).
WHEREAS-
(a) by section lA. of the Rm(i Duty Act, 1892,
(No. 3/1892) it iz provide- that the Governor in Council
may by order issued to tI:e Treasurer, increase, decrease,
or otherwise vary ;any exs:iqe iduy leviable under the
provisions of the .siud .Act aid i'rom the date of the
publication of such order in the gazette and until the
expiry of such order, the duties specified in such order
shall be payable in lieu of dutien payable under the then
existing law:
(1,) it is further provide iIv the said section that
every such order issued :s ii '.rs:sid, shall after seven
days and within twenty-one d: .y: be submitted to the
Legislative Council andil te (CoIX cil may by resolution
confirm, amend or revoke :!;:l! order, and upon publica-
tion of such resolution in trh ( have the force of Inw Pnd tihr'enpon the said order
shall expire:
(c) by the Treasury Iteor:ia.lisation Ordinance, 1953
(No. 8/1953) it is provided t.h:-.
(1) the Governor in Council may from time to time
by order direct that any rights, powers, privileges,
immunities or duties whiich iinemdiiately before the
commencemei:t of the Orwit.incii w'ere or were capable of
being or we r' r'quiri d in, : exercised, enjoyed or
performed by the T'reasiur-'! (\w!either pursuant to any
instrument having the force ,f tiie law in the Presidency
or otherwise) shall, with eff'cc from such day as may be










specified in such order, be exercised, enjoyed and
performed by the Chief Accountant or by the Collector
of Customs whichever may be specified in such order;

(2) where any order under subsection (1) of the
section relates to any rights, powers, privileges, immuni-
ties or duties conferred or imposed by any Ordinance
there shall be substituted for references in such Ordinance
to the Treasurer references to the Chief Accounrant or
to the Collector of Customs whichever may be appropriate
to bring such Ordinance into conformity with such order:


(d) by the Treasury Reorganisation (Allocation of
Duties) Order, 1953 (S.R. & 0. 1953 No. 28) made on
the 1st of December, 1953, the Governor in Council
directed that the rights, powers, privileges, immunities
and duties capable of being or required to be exercised,
enjoyed or performed by tle Treasurer pursuant to the
provisions of the aforesaid Rum Duty Act 1892 should
thenceforth be exercised, enjoyed and performed by the
Collector of Customs:

(e) in exercise of the powers conferred as aforesaid
the Governor in Council on the 20th March, 1956, issued
to the Collector of Customs and published in the Gazette
an order whereby the rates of duty payable under the
provisions of Section 3 (1) of the Rum Duty Act, 1892,
as amended were altered as follows:-


(a) In the
Presidency

(b) Elsewhere
in the
Colony.


Rum or any Potable
other descrip- alcohol (other
tion of than rum)
spirits


cents
1.92 i 72


2.00 80


Non-potable Bay Rum,
alcohol Bay Water
(denatured and similar
spirits) preparations.


cents cents
60 48


72


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3E IT THEREFORE RESOLVED by the Legislative
Council of Antigua as follows:-
The Order of the Governor in Council mentioned in para-
graph (e) of the above recital altering the rates of duty
payable under Section 3 (1) of the Rum Duty Act, 1892, as
amended, is hereby confirmed.
Passed the Legislative Council this 29th day of
March, 1956.
F. A. CLARKE,
Acting Clerk of the Council.



























ANTIGUA.
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by E. M. BLAOKMAN, Oovernmont Printer.-By Authority.
1956.


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