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Title: Leeward Islands gazette
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Title: Leeward Islands gazette
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Creator: Leeward Islands (West Indies)
Publisher: Gov. Printing Office
Place of Publication: Antigua
Publication Date: 1872-
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Subject: Politics and government -- Periodicals -- Leeward Islands (West Indies)   ( lcsh )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: 1- , 1872-
General Note: Two pages per frame.
General Note: Supplements, issued with some numbers, contain departmental reports, Meteorological registers, ordinances, statutory rules and orders, etc., of Antigua, St. Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, and the British Virgin Islands.
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Succeeded by: Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette

Table of Contents
    Main
        Page 99
        Page 100
    Imperial Legislation - Statutory Insturments, 1956, No. 833: Leeward Islands (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order, In Council, 1956
        Page A 1
        Page A 2
        Page A 3
        Page A 4
        Page A 5
        Page A 6
    Imperial Legislation - Statutory Instruments, 1956, No. 837: West Indian Court of Appeal (Expenses) (Amendment) Order in Council, 1956
        Page B 1
        Page B 2
    Imperial Legislatino - Statutory Instruments, 1956, No. 838: Seal Fisheries (Crown Colonies and Protectorates) (Amendment) Order in Council, 1956
        Page C 1
        Page C 2
    Virgin Islands - Ordinance, No. 4 of 1956: Publication of Official Matters Ordinance, 1956
        Page D 1
        Page D 2
    Virgin Islands - Ordinance, No. 5 of 1956: Laws and Public Offices (Change of Terms) Ordinance, 1956
        Page E 1
        Page E 2
    Virgin Islands - Ordinance, No. 6 of 1956: Interpretation of Laws, (Repeal) Ordinance, 1956
        Page F 1
    Virgin Islands - Ordinance, No. 7 of 1956: Prison (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956
        Page G 1
        Page G 2
    Montserrat - Ordinance, No. 10 of 1956: Crown Proceedings (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956
        Page H 1
        Page H 2
        Page H 3
        Page H 4
    Antigua - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 17 of 1956: Direction of the Governor in Council given on May 29, 1956
        Page I 1
    Virgin Islands - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 14 of 1956: Proclamation dated June 7, 1956, bringing into operation the Publication of Official Matters Ordinance, 1956
        Page J 1
    Virgin Islands - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 15 of 1956: Proclamation dated June 7, 1956, bringing into operation the Laws and Public Offices (Change of Terms) Ordinance, 1956
        Page K 1
    Virgin Islands - Statutory Rules and Orders, No. 16 of 1956: Proclamation dated June 7, 1956, bringing into operation the Interpretation of Laws (Repeal) Ordinance, 1956
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THE LEEWARD ISLA


GAZETTE.

1ublistb by lutboritg.


VOL. LXXXIV.


THURSDAY, 7TH JUNE, 1956.


Notices.


It is hereby notified for general
information that His Excellency the
Governor has issued a ominmission to
the Hon. P. D. Macdonald, C.M.G.,
appointing him to be Governor's
Deputy during his absence from
Antigna whilst visiting the Virgin
Islands from the 13th to the 22nd
June, 1956.

The Secretariat,
Antigua,
1st June, 1956.
Ref. No. 1300283.

Brazilian Consular Represen-
tation.
It is notified for general informa-
tion that, pending the receipt of his
Commission of Appointment and the
subsequent issue of Her Majesty's
Exequatur. Senhor Pedro Fernando
Machado Polzin has been accorded
provisional recognition as Consul of
Brazil at Port of Spain, with juris-
diction over Trinidad and Tobago,
Bahamas, Jamaica, the Leeward Is-
lands, the Windward Islands, Bri-
tish Honduras, Barbados (excluding
Bridgetown) and British Guiana
(excluding Georgetown).

T'/1a Secretariat,
Antigua.
4th June, 1956.
Ref. So. 19/00010.


not be exercised in respect, of the
u n, lermentioned Acts and Ordi-
nances:-
ACTS.
ILeeward Il.adis.
No. 1 of 1956, "The Transfer of
Sombrero Act, 1956."
No. 6 of 1956, "The Pensions
(Amendment) Act, 1956."

ORDINANCES.
Antigua.
No. 1 of 1955, "The Harbour
Launches (Amendment) Ordinance,
1955."
Saint Christopher Nevis & Anguilla.

No. 4 of 1956, "The Transfer of
Sombrero (General Legislature Com-
petency) Ordinance, 1956."
No. 5 of 1956, "The Sombrero
Laws Ordinance, 1956."

Virgin Islands.

No. 2 of 1956, "The Sombrero
Laws (Repeal) Ordinance, 1956."
No. 7 of 1955, "The Transfer of
Sombrero (General Legislature Com-
petency) Ordinance, 1955."



No. 68.


r t is notified for general informa-
tion that His Excellency the Governor The following Imperial Legislation,
has been pleased to appoint the Ordinances and Statutory Rules and
Reverend Fr. Frank Harry Reader to Orders are circulated with this Gazette
be the Chaplain of Her Majesty's and form part thereof:-
Prison at Plymouth, Montserrat.


The Secretariat,
Antigua.
1st June, 1956.
Ref. No. 64/00043.


CONFIRMATION OF ACTS AND
ORDINANCES.

No. 67.
The Secretary of State for the
Colonies has informed the Governor
that the power of disallowance will


IMPERIAL LEGISLATION.

1956, No. 833, The Leeward Is-
lands (Miscellaneous Pro v is i ons)
Order, in Council, 1956."
6 pp. Price 9 cts.
1956 No. 837, "The West Indian
Court of Appeal (Expenses) (Amend-
ment) Order in Council, 1956."
2 pp. Price 4 cts.
1956 No. 838, The Seal Fisheries
(Crown Colonies and Protectorates)
(Amendment) Order in Council,
1956." 2 pp. Price 4 cts.


ORDINANCES.

Virgin Island..
No. 4 of 195C, "The Pnubl nation
of Official Matters Ordinance, li!56."
2 pp. Price -1 cts.
No. 5 of 1956, "The Laws and
Public Offices (Change. of Terms)
Ordinance, 1956." 2 pf. Price 4 cts.
No. 6 of 1956, The Interpretation
of Laws (Repeal) Ordinance, 1956."
1 pp. Price 3 cts.
No. 7 of 1956, "The Prison
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1956."
2 pp. Price 4 cts.
Montserrat.
No. 10 of 1956, The Crown Pro-
ceedings (Amendment) Ordinance,
1956." .4 pp. Price 7 cts.

STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.
An tigpia.
No. 17 of 1956, Direction of the
Governor in Council given on May 29,
1956, pursuant to the provisions of
section 6 of the Land Settlement
and Development Board (Repeal)
Ordinance, 1953 (No. 14/1953).
1 pp. Price 3 cts.
Virgin Islands.
No. 14 of 1956, "Proclamation
dated June 7, 1956, bringing into
operation the Publication of Official
Matters Ordinance, 1956.
1 pp. Price 3 cts.
No. 15 of 1956, "Proclamation
dated June 7, 1956, bringing into
operation the Laws and Public Offi-
ces (Change of Terms) Ordinance,
1956. 1 pp. Price 3 cts.

No. 16 of 1956, "Proclamation
dated June 7, 1956, bringing into
operation the Interpretation of Laws
(Repeal) Ordinance, 1956.
1 pp. Price 3 cts.

Tenders are invited for the supply
of the undermentioned items to
Government Institutions in Antigua
for the period ending 31st December,
1956.
2. All tenders must be addressed
to the Administrator of Antigua in
sealed envelopes marked Tenders
for the supply of Groceries, etc and
delivered at the Administrator's Office
not later than noon on 9th June,
1956.
3. Government does not bind it-
self to accept the lowest or any
tender.


No. 26.


3, 7.2?aZ








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


GrocerieS3.
Rice
Flour
Meal
Butter (51b. and lib. tins)
Cheese (51b. and 12 oz. tins)
Fish-salted, pickled, tinned
Milk-tinned
Sugar
Edible Oil
Fruits -tinned
MeAt--salted, pickled, tinned, smoked
and cured
Kerosene Oil
Vegetables.
Sweet Potatoes
Yams
Eddoes and Tannias
Carrots
Green Vegetables
Vegetables Imported.
Onions
Potatoes
Laundry Necessaries.
Soap
Blue
Washing Soda
Others.
Bread
Eggs and Poultry
Fish-fresh
Fruits-Fresh
Meat-Fresh
Milk-Fresh


Adminisht ator's Office,
Antigua.
Ref. No. A. 41/36

WINDWARD ISLA
BROADCASTING SEI
Vacancy for Assists
Engineer.
1. Applications are invit
suitably qualified candida
appointment to the post of
Engineer in the Windward
Broadcasting Service, St.
Grenada, B.W.I.


2. The salary of the post is $3,600
per annum. Quarters are not pro-
vided.
3. The appointment is non-pen-
sionable, and will be on probation for
six months in the first instance.
Subject to satisfactory completion of
the probationary period, appointment
will be on contract for three years
including the period of leave earned.
The officer will be subject to the
Colonial Regulations, and local Gen-
eral Orders for the time being in
force, in so far as they are applicable.

4. Candidates should preferably
hold a Diploma in Radio Technology
from a recognized institution, and have
had at least five years experience in
the operation and maintenance of
HF transmitters up to 5 Kw., Radio
Receivers, Tape Recorders and AF
Amplifiers, and at least one year in a
supervisory capacity. Experience in
a Broadcasting Organisation, while
not essential, would be an asset.
5. Free first class passages will be
provided for the officer, his wife and
children, not exceeding five persons
in all, on first appointment, and on
satisfactory termination of his con-
tract; children to be under 18 years
of age, unmarried, and dependent on
the officer.


Vacation leave on full salary will
be granted at the rate of one week
for each completed period of three
months resident service; such leave
to be granted on the satisfactory
DS completion of the period of resident
-VICE service but within the life of the
ant contract.
6. Applications should be address-
ed from ed to the Chief Secretary, Windward
Sites for Islands, Grenada, B.W.I., and should
Assistant reach him not later than the 15th
Islands June, 1956.


George's,


Ref. No. 13/00332.


WEIGHTS & MEA\SUIiES.

The Inspector of Weights and
Measures shall attend for the purpose
of examining, weighing and stamp-
ing Weights and Measures and
Weighing Instruments at the follow-
ing times and places:-
(1) At the Police Station, Parham,
on Tuesday 5th June, from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m.
(2) At the Police Station. at Will-
kies, on Thursday 7th June, from
10 a.m. to 4 pam.
(3) At the Police Station, Bolans,
on Tuesday 12th June, from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m.
(4) At the Police Station, All
Saints, on Thursday 14th June, from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(5) In the City of St John, at the
Police Station, on Monday 18th,
Tuesday 19th, Wednesday 20th,
Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd June,
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Provided that should any of the
days prescribed above for the Inspec-
tor's attendance at Parham, Willikies,
Bolans and All Saints fall on a Bank
Holiday, the Inspector shall attend
on the following day instead.
JOHN J. REYNOLDS,
Inspector of Weights & Me.1 sures.
Police Headquarters,
Antigua,
15th May, 1956.

ftAINFALL FIGURES.
Central Experiment Station.
Antigua.

Month. 1952. 1953. 195l 1955. 1956.
Janl. 2.41 1.93 3.04 2.16 5.15
Feb. 1.60 1.02 2.45 .68 1.23
Mar. 1.62 5.60 1.08 .83 1.40
April 3.14 2.06 .49 1.75 3.83
May 3.07 1.50 3.83 2.81 2.68
To 2nd June 24 *12
11.84 12.11 10.89 8.47 11.31


DECLARATION DATED MAY 1, 1956, MnA)E UND1:R SECTION 3 OF THE LAND ACQUISITION ACT, 19Q4'
(No. 11/1944) FOR THE ACQUISITION OF A CERTAIN PORTION OF LAND IN THE PRESIDENCY
OF ANTIGUA REQUIRED FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES.

IT IS HEREBY DECLARED that the Governor in Council, with the approval of the
Legislative Council of the Presidency of Antigua considers thati, that pori;o, of land part of
which includes a swamp situate at Grays Farm in the Island oflkintigua the property of ANNA
ANTHONYSON all as the same is described in the Schedule hereto should be acquired for public
purpo: ?s, namely, for the completion of the filling in of the swamp so that the area can be reclaimed
and m ide available as house sites.

SCHEDULE

All that piece or parcel of land and swamp situate in the Parish of St. John in the Island of
Antigua containing 3.98 acres and bounded a's follows:-On the North by the Sea; On the South
by a Public footpath; On the East by 1:imis of Clemenceau Alphonso Perry and on the West by
lands of John I. Martin.

Made by thy Governor in Council this 1st day of May, 1956.
F. A. CLARKE,
Acting Clerk of the Council.

ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by EAIL PIGOTT,
Acting Government Printer.--By Authority.
1956.
[Price 55 cents.1


1 0


[7 Junne, 10,56.











STATUTORY INSTRUMENT r/

1956 No. 833 | 11JUL956

LEEWARD ISLANDS '

Leeward Islands (Miscellaneous Provisions)
Order in Council, 1956.

Made 1st June, 1956.
wingg into operation 8th June, T956.

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the
1st day of Jurne, 1956.

Present,

THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY IN
CouNCIl,

Her Majesty, by virtue and in exercise of the
powers by the Leeward Islands Act, 1956(a) or
otherwise in Her MNjesty vstted, is ple;tsed, bvY and
with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order,
and it is hereby ordered, as follows:-
1. This Order may be cited as the Leeward citation
Islands (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order in (Coin- and com-
1mencement.
cil, 1956, and shall coiic into operation on tlie
Sth day of June, 1956.
2. (1) In this Order, unless the context Interpretation.
otherwise requires-
"the Act" means the Leeward Islands Act.
1956(a) ;
"the appointed day means the day appointed
by section 3 of this Order;
"the Governor" means the Governor and
Commander-in-Chief of the Leeward Is-
lands or other person discharging the
functions of the office of Governor and
Commander-in-Chief of the Leeward Is-
lands;

,a) I & 5 Eli, 2 c --13,
(a) 4 & 5 Eliz. 2. o. 23.
3 a9' a/
^^l'*f^.










"Presidencies" means the Presidencies re-
ferred to in section 1 of the Act, and
Presidency means any one of those
Presidencies.

(2) (a) Any power conferred on the Governor
by this Order to make regulations or to do any
other thing for the purpose of this Order may,
unless a contrary intention appears, be exercised at
any time after the commencement of this Order by
the Governor of the Colony of the Leeward Islands:
Provided that no such regulation shall come
into operation before the appointed day.
(b) In this subsection the Governor of the
Colony of the Leeward Islands means the person
for the time being holding the office of Governor
and Commander-in-Chief of tht Colony and
includes any person for the time bring lawfully
discharging the functions of that office and, to the
extent to which a Deputy for the Governor and
Commander-in-Chief is authorized to discharge
those functions, that Deputy.
(3) The Interpretation Act, 18890)), shall
apply for the interpretation of this Order as it
applies for the interpretation of an Act of Parlia-
ment.
The appointed 3. The first day of July, 1956, is hereby
day. appointed for the purposes of section 1 of the Act.

Continuation 4. (1) All laws, not being laws to which
and adaptation section 5 of this Order applies, that are in force
of laws other 1
than locally immediately before the appointed day in any
enacted laws. Presidency shall remain valid after the beginning
of the appointed day as respects that Presidency
notwithstanding its constitution as a separate
colony.

(2) A law that has effect in any Presidency
after the beginning of the appointed day hy virtue
of subsection (1) of this section shall, in its appli-
cation to that Presidency, be construed with such


(b) 52 & 53 Vict. c. 63.









adaptations and modifications (if any) as are
necessary to bring it into conformity with the
provisions of the Act and this Order; and in
particular, unless the context otherwise requires-

(a) any reference in the law to the
Leeward Islands, the Colony of the Leeward
Islands or tlhe territory of the Leeward Is-
lands shall be construed as a reference to that
Presidency;
(b) any reference in the law to the
Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the
Colony of the Leeward Islands or other person
administering the government of that Colony
shall be construed as a reference to the
Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the
Leeward Islands or other person discharging
the functions of the office of Governor and
Commander-in-Chief of the Leeward Islands;
and
(c) any reference in the law to the
legislature of the Colony of the Leeward
Islands shall he construed as a reference to the
legislature of that Presidency.
5. (1) The Governor may by regulation, in continuation
the case of each of the Presidencies- ano adtation
of locally
enacted laws.
(a) determine the laws, being laws to
which this section applies other than the laws
to which subsection (1) of section 2 of the Act
:)pplies, which, after the beginning of the
appointed day, are to remain valid as respects
tlht Presidency notwithstanding its constitu-
tion as a separate colony; and
(b) adapt or modify, to such extent as he
thinks necessary or expedient in view of the
constitution of that Presidency as a separate
colony, any laws having effect therein after the
beginning of the appointed day by virtue of an
exercise of the power conferred by the fore-
going paragraph or by virtue of subsection (1)
of section 2 of the Act.
(2) The laws to which this section applies are
any enactments of any legislature in the Leeward










Islands enacted before the appointed day and any
instruments made before the appointed dl;: by
virtue of any such enactment.

Transfer of 6. (1) Avny property that immcliately be-
asoset of the fore the appointed day is vested iln Her hi :jsry for
Colony of the
Leeward the purposes of the Government of the Colony of
Islands. the Leeward Islands or is vested in the Government
of the Colony of the Leeward Islands or in some
other person or authority on behalf of that
Government shall on the appointed day vest either
in Her Majesty for the purposes of the Government
of Antigua or in the Government of Antigua or in
some other person or authority on behalf of that
Government in accordance with such regulations as
the Governor may make in that behalf.

(2) Where any property vests on the appoint-
ed day by virtue of subsection (1) of this section in
Her Majesty for the purposes of the Government
of Antigua or in that Government or in sonie (,ther
person or authority on behalf of that Governlmeiit,
there shall, on such date or dates after the appoint t-
ed day as may with the approval of a Secretary of
State be fixed by the Governor, he transferred
either to Her Majesty for the purposes of the
Government of each of the other colonies coiltitu-
ted by the Act or to the Government of each such
colony or to some other person or authority on
behalf of such Government, in accordance with such
regulations as the Governor may make in that
behalf, such proportio'i of that property or such
sum of money in lieu thereof or of any part thereof
as shall in each case be fixed by the Governor with
the approval of a Secretary of State.

(3) The Governor may make regulations
generally for giving effect to the provisions of this
section.
Transfer of 7. (1) Any contract made or liability in-
iobrt and curred before the appointed day by or on behalf of
the Colony of the Government of the Colony of the Leeward
th Leward Islands shall have effect after the beginning of the
appointed day as if it had been made or incurred
by or on behalf of the Government of Antigua.











(2) Claims in respect of contracts or liabilities
having effect, by virtue of this section, as if made
or incurred iy or on behalf of the Government of
Antigua which, if the Act had not been passed and
this Order had I ot been made, could have been
enforced by or again-t lHer Majesty in Her Govern-
ment of the Colony of the Leeward Islands or by
or against any officer ofi thi Government in his
official capacity or iy or against rny department of
that Government may, after hli beginning of the
appointed day, be enforced in such iianner as may
be pre-cribed by the law of Antigua by or against
Her .Majesty in Her Government of Antigua or by
or against the appropriate officer or department of
that Government, as the case may be.
(3) The Governor may make regulations for
determining in case of doubt the officer or depart-
ment by or agai:iilt \whoni claims may be enforced
under sn):eil nI ( >' ili: section and generally
for giving el'ff ci to t il provisions thereof.
8. WVhere the' iu,\ ('rnllanct of Antigua incurs Apportionment
expenditure in nieeatig :i i ;aility which, under of liabilities of
ti. l1 tcti i l -the Colony of
section 7 oi this ,r iit'r, has II as if incurred by the Leeward
or on beh:,if of that governmentt it shall be re- Islan(s.
imbursedl tterefor by the Governments of the other
colonies constituted by the Act to such extent, in
such proportions among themselves, in such manner
and within such period as the Governor may with
the approval of a Secretary of State direct.
9. Save as otherwise provided by or under Saving for
this Order, nothing in this Order sh;ll affect the past acts.
validity or fiifuir operation of anything done by any
person or authority in the Leewird Islands before
the appointed day.
10. All proceedings commenced before the Continuation
appointed day in any Court of Justice in or having proceed-
jurisdiction in the Leeward Islands may be carried
on in like manner, a;s nearly a!s 111ma be, as if this
.Order had not beein made and any such proceeding
may be amended in such manner as may appear
necessary and proper in or(ler to bring it into
conformity with lice p)rovisilon of this Order and
of the Act.
W. G. AGNEW.











EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This Note is not part of the Order b/ut is intended to indicate
its general puwpo t)

The purpose of this Order is to appoint the day on which the

Presidencies of the Leeward Islands become separate colonies and to

provide for the continuation in force thereafter of certain laws and for

the modification and adaptation thereof. The Order also makes pro-

vision for the transfer of the assets and liabilities of thel Colony of the

Leeward Islands, and for certain other matters consequent upon the

constitution of the four new colonies.



































ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by EARL PIGOTT, Acting Government Printer.--By Authority.
1956.
C. 47100016.-480-6.56. Price 9 cents.









STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS
1956 No. 837
WEST INDIES, BRITISH

The West Indian Court of Appeal (Expenses)
(Amendment) Order in Council, 1956.
.ludr, 1st June, 1956.
(Coinim infi opoera/iou st July, 1956.
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the I st day
of June, 1956.
Present,
THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY IN
COUNCIL.
Her Majesty, by virtue and in exercise of
the powers by the West Indian Court of Appeal
Act, 1910 (a), or otherwise in Her Majesty
vested, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her
Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered,
as follows:-
1. (1) This Order may be cited as the citation,
West Indian Court of Appeal (Ex penses) construction
-. ',and comn-
(Amendment) Order in Council, 1956, and shall mencement.
be construed as one with the \ est Indian Court
of Appeal (Expenses) Order in Council, 1922(b),
(hereinafter called the principal Order ").
(2) This Order and the principal Order
may be cited together as the West Indian Court
of Appeal (Expenses) Orders in Council, 1922
and 1956.
(3) This Order shall come into operation on
the first day of July, 1956.
2. For the Schedule to the principal Amendment
Order there shall be substituted the Schedule of Schedule to
principal
to this Order. Order.

W. G. AGNEW,

(a) 9 & 10 Gee. 5. c. 47
(b) S. R. & 0. 1922/1213 (Rev. XXIV, p. 221: 1922, p. 1127)














The unpaid balance of the expenses of the Court for ;my year
shall be payable by the Colonies concerned in the Iollowjin
proportions:-


Trinidad
British Guiana
Barbados
Antigua
Saint Christopher Nevis
and Anguilla
Montserrat
Virgin Islands
Dominica
Grenada
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent


30 per cent
20 ,,
20 ,,
6 ,,


6 ,,
2 .,
1 ,,
2 ,,
6 ,
4 ,,
3 ,


Explanatory Note

(This Note is not pwrl of t/h Ordo)r, ol.l is inlended /o iol ia '
its general purportl.)

The purpose of this Order is to amend the Schedule to th1(
principal Order so as to take account of the constitution as s',pa:;.it
colonies of Dominica, Antigna. Saint Christopher Nevis and i .\nuilla,
Montserrat and the Virgin Islands.

























ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Ofce. Leeward Islandm h
by EARL PIGOTT, Acting GovernIment Printer.-By Anthoriiy
1956.


[Price 4 wns.]'


Section' 2.


SCHEDULE


C. 47/00016-480-6.56









STATUTORY INSTRITTMENTS
1956 No. 838

SEA FISHERIES
The Seal Fisheries (Crown Colonies and Pro-
tectorates) (Amendment) Order in Council,
1956.
Made 1st June, 1956
TL(id l:I'o P'(t J'rlianll'n/ 6th JTn e, 1956
('oming into operations 1st July, 1956
At the Court at Buclkingham Palace, the 1st
day of June, 1956.
Present,

THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY IN
COUNCIL.
Her Majesty, by virtue and in exercise of
the powers by the Seal Fisheries (North Pacific)
Act, 1912 (a), or otherwise in Her Majesty
vested, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her
Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered,
as follows:-
1. (1) This Order may be cited as the Citation,
Seal Fisheries (Crown Colonies and Protectorates) construction
(Amendment) Order in Council, 1956, and shall commence-
be construed as one with the Seal Fisheries ment.
(Crown Colonies and Protectorates) Order in
Council, 1913 (b), as from time to time amended
(hereinafter called the principal Order").
(2) This Order and the principal Order may
be cited together as the Seal Fisheries (Crown
Colonies and Protectorates) Orders in Council,
1913 to 1956.
(3) This Order shall come into operation
on the first day of July, 1956.
2. The Schedule to the principal Order Amepnmet
shall be amended by the deletion of the word of Schedul,
to principal
Dominica" where the same now occurs imme- order.

(a) 2 & 3 Geo. 5, c. 10.
(b) S. R. & 0. 1913/188 '(Rev. VII, p. 924: 1913,
p. 174.)










diately after the words
the insertion of the
separate entry in its
place in that Schedule.


" Virgin Islands" and by
word "Dominica" as a
appropriate alphabetical


W. G. AGNEW

Explanatory Note .

(This Note is not part of the Order, but is intended to
indicate its general purport.)

The purpose of this Order is to amend the Schedule to the
principal Order so as to take account ot the constitution of Dominica
as a separate colony.































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No. 4 of 1956. Pvblicaiown of ni',-i.d1 Matters. VIRGIN
ISLANDS.
[L.S.]
I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
5th June, 1956.

VIRGIN ISLANDS.

No. 4 of 1956.
An Ordinance to authorise the publication in the
official publication printed and published in
Antigua under the title of "The Antigua,
Montserrat and Virgin Islands Gazette" of
such official matters relating to the Colony as
are required by law to be, or are customarily,
published in "the Gazette ".
[By Proclamation] Commence-
ment.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Virgin
Islands.
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Short title.
Publication of Official Matters Ordinance, 1956.
2. In this Ordinance the words the official Interpreta.
publication printed and published in the Colony of tion.
Antigua" shall mean the official publication print-
ed and published in that Colony under the title of
The Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands
Gazette ".
3. It shall be lawful for the Administrator Power to
to enter into an Agreement with the Administrator Administrator
to enter into
of Antigua for the publication in the official publi- Agreement
cation printed and published in the Colony of for publical
Antigua of all such matters relating to the Colony and other
which- matters.
(a) are required by or under any law in
force in the Colony to be published in the
Gazette ";
(b) in the opinion of the Administrator
require to be, or are by custom or usage, pub-
lished in the Gazette" for the information
of the public.









VIRGIN 2 Publica'ion of (iciJal Matters. No. 4 of 195".
ISLANDS.
Commence 4. This Ordinance shall come into operation
ent. on a date to be appointed by the Governor by
Proclamation published in the Gazette.

E. A. EVELYN,
President.

Passed the Legislative Council this 25th day
of May, 1956.

H. O. CREQUE,
Clerk 0of the Council.

































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No. 5 of 1956. Laws and /'l,;'/' Or,.i V. VIRGIN
(Change of Terms). ISLANDS.


[L.S.]



I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
5th June, 1956.



VIRGIN ISLANDS.

No. 5 of 1956.

An Ordinance to substitute in the laws of
the Virgin Islands tlw expression ('ciony
tor the expression 'residency" and the ex-
pression "Administrator" for the expression
Commissioner when used in reference to
the otlicer administering the Government of
the Virgin Islands, and to provide that stat-
itory iLppointments to offices and bodies
corporate or unincorporated in the Presidency
shall be deemed to be appointments to cor-
reslpoding offices and bodies in the Colony.
[By Proclamation] commence-
ment.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the
Virgin Islands.

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Short title.
iaws and Public Offices (Change of Terms)
Ordinance, 1956.
2. From and after the commencement of Sulstitution
this Ordinance whenever the expression Presi- "F'xpressions.
dency ", or the expression Commissioner"
used in reference to the officer administering the
(Government of the Virgin Islands, occurs in any
Ordinance or subsidiary legislation made there-
under, then in force, there shall be substituteti
Lherelor respectively the expression Colony"
aud the expression Administrator '.








2 Lawr. and /i O/ffies
(Change of Termn.).


No. 5 of 1956.


3. Where by or under any Ordinance and
at the date of commencement of this Ordinance
a public officer holds either by name or by office
an appointment to any public office made with
reference to the Presidency, or any person holds
an appointment similarly made to any office,
board, commission, committee or similar body
whether corporate or unincorporated, such public
officer or person as the case may be shall as from
the said date be deemed to hold his appointment
as if it were made with reference to the Colony.


Commence- 4. This Ordinance shall come into opera-
ment. tion on a date to be appointed by the Governor
by Proclamation published in the Gazette.
E. A. EVELYN,
President.

Passed the Legislative Council this 25th
day of May, 1956.
H. O. CREQUE,
Clerk of the Council.



















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Presidency to
be deemed to
be appoint-
ments to cor-
responding
offices and
boards in the
Colony.


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No. 6 of 1956. Interpretation of Laws VIRGIN
(Repeal). ISLANDS.

[L.S.]
I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
5th June, 1956.


VIRGIN ISLANDS.

No. 6 of 1956.
An Ordinance to repeal the Interpretation of
Laws Ordinance, 1898.
[By Proclamation] Commence.
ment.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Virgin
Islands.
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Short title.
Interpretation of Laws (Repeal) Ordinance,
1956.
2. The Interpretation of Laws Ordinance, Repeal.
1898, the Interpretation of Laws (Amendment) 1/1899.
Ordinance, 1940, the Interpretation of Laws 61910.
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1954 and the Interpre- 61l954.
station of Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 1955, la1955.
are hereby repealed.
3. This Ordinance shall come into opera- Commence.
tion on a date to be appointed by the Governor me
by Proclamation published in the Gazette.

E. A. EVELYN,
President.
Passed the Legislative Council this 25th day
of May, 1956.

H. 0. CREQUE,
Clerk of the Council.
ANTIOUA.
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by EARL PIGOTT, Acting Government Printer.-By Authority
1956.


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No. 7 of 1956.


Prison (Amen/dment).


[L.S.]


I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
5th June, 1956.








VIRGIN ISLANDS.


No. 7 of 1956.

An Ordinance to amend the Prison Ordinance,
1954.


[By Proclamation]


Commence-
ment.


ENACTED by the Legislature of the Virgin
Islands.

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Shorttitle.
Prison (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956, and shall
be read as one with the Prison Ordinance, 1954, 1211954.
hereinafter referred to as the Principal Ordi-
nance.


2. Section 14 of the Principal Ordinance
is hereby repealed.


Section 14 of
the Principal
Ordinance
repealed.


VIRGIN
ISLANDS.








VIRGIN
ISLANDS.


2 Prison (AI.?'ndment).


Commence- 3. This Ordinance shall come into opera-
ment. tion on a date to be appointed by the Governor
by Proclamation published in the Gazette..

E. A. EVELYN,
President.

Passed the Legislative Council this 25th
day of May, 1956.
H. 0. CEiQUlT,,
Clerk of l1he Council.
































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1956.


No. 1, of 1956.


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No. 10 of 1956. Crown Froceedings MONT-
(Amendment) SERRAT.


[L.S.]


I ASSENT,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
28th May, 1956.


MONTSERRAT.

No. 10 of 1956.

An Ordinance to amend the Crown Proceedings
Ordinance, 1954.
[30th June, 1956] Commence-
ment.
ENACTED by the Legislature of Montserrat
as follows:-

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Crown short title.
Proceedings (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956, and
shall be read as one with the Crown Proceedings
Ordinance, 1954, hereinafter called the Principal 12/1954.
Ordinance.
2. Subsection (2) of section 2 of the Prin- Amendment
cipal Ordinance is hereby amended by the ofsubsection
(2) of section
substitution of the following definition for the 2 of the Prin-
definition of the expression "officer"- cipat Ordi-
Snance.
"officer" in relation to the Crown
includes the Governor and Commander
in Chief of the Leeward Islands and any
servant of Her Majesty in right of Her
Government of the Colony or of the
Presidency.

3. Subsection (1) of section 10 of the Amendment
Principal Ordinance is hereby amended by the 0 eof he
insertion of the words "all such civil proceedings Principal
by or against the Crovn as are mentioned in the Ordinance.
Schedule to this Ordinance are hereby abolished,
and" between the words Ordinance and all ".








2 Crown Pro~eedlinys
(A nn'ndmrent)


NJo. 10 of 19561.


4. Section 14 of the Principal Ordinance is
hereby amended by ti' substitution of the words
"by or against the Crown" for the words "by
the Crown".

5. The following amendments are hereby
made to section 15 of the Principal Ordinance:-

(1) Subsection (1) is amended-


(a) by the substitution
"to a Magistrate's Court"
"to the Supreme Court".

(b) by the substitution
"to the said Court" for the
Court ".


of the words
for the words


of the words
words "to the


(2) Subsection (2) is amended by the substi-
tution of a full-stop for the colon after the word
costs" and the deletion of the proviso thereto.

(3) By the addition to the section of the
following subsection as subsection (3):-

"(3) Without prejudice to the rights of
the Crown under the preceding provisions of
this section, the provisions of section 13 of the
Cap. 21. Summary Jurisdiction Act relating to the
transfer of any suit instituted in the Court of
Summary Jurisdiction from the said Court to
the Supreme Court shall apply in relation to
proceedings against the Crown.".


6. Section 19 of the Principal Ordinance is
hereby amended by the substitution of the follow-
ing subsections for subsections (1) and (2)
thereof-

"(1) Subject to the provisions of this
section, any reference in this Part of this
Ordinance to civil proceedings by the Crown
shall be construed as a reference to the follow-
ing proceedings only:-


MONT-
SERRAT.


Amend ment
of section 14
of the Princi-
pal Ordinance.


Amendment
of section 15
of the Princi-
pal Ordinance.


Amendment
of section '9
of the Princi
pal Ordinance,








No. 10 of 1956. (rowtn Prweedinqs 3 MONT-
(A 1meen dlentI ) SERRAT.

(a) proceedings for the enforcement or
vindication of any right or the obtaining of
any relief which, if this Ordinance had not
been passed and the Crown Suits Act had not Cap. 6.
been repealed, might have been enforced or
vindicated or obtained by any such proceed-
ings as are mentioned in paragraph 1 of the
Schedule to this Ordinance, or by an action at
the suit of the Attorney General under the
Crown Suits Act or by a particular officer of
the Crown under any law:
(b) all such proceedings as the Crown is
entitled to bring by virtue of this or any other
Ordinance, or any law,
and the expression civil proceedings by or against
the Crown shall be construed accordingly.
(2) Subject to the provisions of this section,
any reference in this Part of this Ordinance to civil
proceedings against the Crown shall be construed
as a reference to the following proceedings only:-

(a) proceedings for the enforcement or
vindication of any right or the obtaining of
any relief which, if this Ordinance had not
been passed arId the Crown Suits Act had not Cap. 6.
been repealed, might have been enforced or
vindicated or obtained by the proceedings
menlticned in piarag'raplh 2 of the Schedule to
this Ordirn'wce' or y ,an action against the
Attorney (Getral under the Crown Suits Act: Cap. G.
(b) all such proceedings as any person is
entitled to bring against the Crown by virtue
of this or any other Ordinance, or any law,
and the expression "civil proceedings by or against
the Crown" shnll he construed accordingly".
7. Subsection (1) of section 20 of the Amendment
Principal Ordinance it hler by amended by the of section 20
.* of the Princi-
insertion of the letter "a between the words pal Ordinance.
"that and judgment".
8. Section 21 of the Principal Ordinance is .mendmnt
hereby amended )b the substitution of the word of section 21
,, of the Princi-
daminagei- or tht word "damage" in subsection pal Ordinance.
(3) thereof.









4 Crown Proceedings
(Amendment)


No. 10 of 1956


Amendment of
section 25 of
the Prinoipal
Ordinance.

Amendment
of section
29 of the
Principal
Ordinance.




Amendment
of section
32 of the
Principal
Ordinance.
Addition of
Schedule to
the Principal
Ordinance.


2. Proceedings against Her Majesty by
way of monstrans de droit."
Commence- 13. This Ordinance shall come into opera-
ment. tion on the 30th day of June, 195(;.

O. E. HENRY,
P're,iiS/cl/.

Passed the Legislative Council this 18th
day of May, 1956.
Js. H. CARROTT,
Olerk of //' C'ouncil.
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195I .


MONT-
SERRAT.


9. Section 25 of the Principal Ordinance is
hereby amended by the substitution of the word
exclusionn" for the word "execution" in the
marginal note thereof.
10. Paragraph (g) of subsection (2) of sec-
tion 29 of the Principal Ordinance i hereby
amended by the substitution of the words "in
the name of the Crown Attorney, shall not be
entitled to avail" for the words "otherwise
than as is mentioned in paragraph (iii) shall
not avail in sub-paragraph (iv).
11. Subsection (2) of section :32 of the
Principal Ordinance is hereby amended by the
substitution of the word "any" for the word
"an in paragraph (b) thereof.
12. The following Schedule shall be added
to the Principal Ordinance:-
SCHEDULE.

1. (1) Latin informations and English
informations.
(2) Writs of rapias ad respondendum,
writs of subpoena ad responden-
dum, and writs of appraisement.
(3) Writs of scire facias.
(4) Proceedings for the determina-
tion of any issue upon a writ of
extent or of diem clausit ex",
tremum.


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ANTIGUA.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1956, No. 17.


DIRECTION OF THE GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL GIVEN ON MAY 29,
1956 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 6 OF THE
LAND SETTLEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT BOARD (REPEAL)
ORDINANCE, 1953 (No. 14 of 1953).


ALEC LOVELACE,
Administrator.

In exercise of the powers vested in the Governor in
Council by section 6 of the Land Settlement and Development
Board (Repeal) Ordinance, 1953, the Governor in Council
directs that the said section 6 shall apply to the contract made
on the 29th day of October, 1949 between the Board and Earl
Livingstone of Golden Grove, the same being a contract in
force immediately prior to the 1st day of January, 1954:

And it is hereby declared that by virtue of the provisions
of the said section 6 the benefit and the burden of the said
contract is hereby deemed to have been transferred from the
Board to the Government on the 1st day of January, 1954.

Made by the Governor in Council this 29th day of May,
1956.
F. A. CLARKE,
Acting Clerk of the Council.








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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
VIRGIN ISLANDS.



STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1958, No. 14.


Proclamation dated June 7, 1956, bringing into opera-
tion the Publication of Official Matters Ordinance,
1956.

BY THE ACTING COMMISSIONER
OF 'HE PRESIDENCY OF THE
VIRGIN ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.
E. A. EVELYN,
Acting Comnnissioner.

WHEREAS by section 4 of the Publication of Official
Matters Ordinance, 1956, it is provided that the said Ordinance
shall come into operation on a date to be appointed by the
Governor by Proclamation published in the Gazette.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, EDWARD AIRTIUIl EVELYN,
the Officer for the time being administering 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 1st day of July, 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 helreof and to give their
ready obedience accordingly.

GIVEN at the commissioner'ss (i;'. at fortola.
Virgin Islands, this 7th day of June, 1956,
in the fifth year of Her Majesty's reign.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN !

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VIRGIN ISLANDS.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.

1956, No. 15.


Proclamation dated June 7, 1956, bringing into opera-
tion the Laws and Public Offices (Change of Terms)
Ordinance, 1956.

BY THE ACTING COMMISSIONER OF THE
PRESIDENCY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.
E. A. EVELYN,
Acling Commissioner.
WHEREAS by section 4 of the Laws and Public Offices
(Change of Terms) Ordinance, 1956, it is provided that the
said Ordinance shall come into operation on a date to be
appointed by the Governor by Proclamation published in
the Gazette.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, EDWARD ARTIURn EVELYN,
the Officer for the time being administering the Government of
the Presidency of the Virgin Islands do by this my Proclama-
tion declare that the said Ordinance shall come into operation
on the 1st day of July, 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 hereo)f and to give their
ready obedience accordingly.
GIVEN at the Commissioner's Office, at Tortola in the
Virgin Islands this 7th day of June, 1956, and
in the fifth year of Her Majesty's reign.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

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1!)56.


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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
VIRGIN ISLANDS.


STATIUTORtY ItULES AND ORDERS.
1956, No. 16.


Proclamation dated June 7, 1956, bringing into operation
the Interpretation of Laws (Repeal) Ordinance, 1956.


BY THE ACTING COMMISSIONER OF THE
PRESIDENCY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.
E. A. EVELYN,
Acting ('omnissioner.

WHEREAS by section 3 of the Interpretation of Laws
(Repeal) Ordinance, 1956, it is provided that the said Ordinance
shall come into operation on a date to be appointed by the
Governor by Proclamation published in the Gazette.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, EDWARD ARTHUR EVELYN,
the Officer for the time being administering the Government of
the Presidency of the Virgin Islands do by this my Proclama-
tion declare that the said Ordinance shall come into operation
on the 1st day of July, 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 Ofihce, at Tortola in
the Virgin Islands this 7th day of June, 1956,
and in the fifth year of Her Majesty's reign.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

S ANTIGUA
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