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    Ordinance No. 11 of 1955: An Ordinance relating to Lepers
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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 34: Proclamation proroguing the Legislative Council of Saint Vincent until the 6th day of October, 1955
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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 35: The Consular Convention (United States of Mexico) Order, 1955
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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 36: The Dangerous Drugs (Application) Order, 1955
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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT


GAZETTE


Subli:hed bn Authorit .


Vol,. 88.) SAINT VINCENT. TUESDAYY X 0 SEPI'EMBER. 1o55. [No. 54.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES. No. 416.
___ STAMP VENDOR.
No. 414. APPOINTMENTS. s. AUGUSTUS MITCHELL of Ash ton,
APPOINTMENT. Union Island, has been appointed a
Mr. E. STINSON CAMPBELL, Assistamt licen-ed Stanip Vendor.
Surveyor, Public Works Deparmnelt, 2(OIh Sept. ml-.,r, 1955.
as Surveyor, Public Works Department.
with effect from 1st Augnst. 1955. No 417.
20th September, 1955. i V\EZUETTANT A ('A T NSULAR-GENERALT


(P. F. 374).


No. 415.


AT PORT OF SPAIN.

It is n ,tified for general iiiformation


DEVBLOPMENT AND WELFAlIE tlia the Venemzuelan Government has
ORGANISATION. I t(41t Seror CARI.OS CRISTANCHO
I EOJAS as Venezuelni Consul-General
The Secretary of State for thi Col- First Cla s. at Port of Spain, Trinidad,
onies has approved a grant froin with juris l action identical to that of his
C.D.& W. Funds for the appoit tm0nt. pr' of a Marketing Organiser on the stiff 0th S m, 1
of the Comptroller. D. & W.O.. aid has 201h Septml, 1. j5.
appointed Major H. C. BIGGS to the (R. 11048)
post.
Major BIGGS, who was a nlemlmer of N,. 4'8.
the Fact Finding Mission which re- PROMOTIONIS.
cently reported on the citrus iniistr.v f
the British Caribb ni, was forn'-rly' Mr. .. C. )UBLIN to the post of Agri-
Commissioner of Com ine e ad cul ,h.:, iiistri tor with effect from ls'
Industry under the Governnwit (if i ntnlmber, 1I57.
Palestine, and has haid consi'lciable (P i.7. 7)
commercial experience in the miark ft-
in! of agricultural produce. He is Mr. E. F. CRICK to the post of Head
expected to arrive in Barbados to tak, Stoc(kman (A-gricultural Instnuctol.
up his new duties towards the end ot' Lives-tck),Cainrpd,'n Park Experiment
September. Sit;tion, with effect from 1st August.
20th September. 1955. 19.)5.
(A. 22/1940). (P. 79i).


-325.,7,279


I55A













29S SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 20 SKP1 EMBER. 1955.-(No. 54).


Mr. (J. F. NICHOLLS to the post of discussion, bi it is desiral.le that the
Field Assistant (Agricultural Instructor) srvice- lonl]d he opera i at regular
Campden Park Experiment Station. intervals ilitroutihou the (lay.
with effect from 1st July. 1955. Those interested in operating such
(P. F. 677) a service should communicate with
20th September, 1955. the Al mi"istrat o-r, Government Office,
before 1st November, 1955, giving an
No. 419. oiitlin of their proposals, including
Noype and number of buses to be oper-
REVOCATION OF STAMP VENDOR'S a,ed and ninber of Piassengers which
LICENCE. ilt-v catn accoininod:ite, and any con-
lcssi ns reqiiii- fcini Govei nment, or
The Governor-in-Council uni er Siec- s re fr Govet nient or
tion 3 (3) of the Stamp Ven,lor's Regu- conditions Poposead.
lations 1949--.R. & 0. No. 8 of 1949, Those whose proposals appear to
has revoked the Stamp Venilor's Licenc,. justify it will hen he invited to enter
granted to Mr. CONRAD ADAMS of into more detailed discussions.
Clifton. Union Island. 20th September. 1955.


20th September, 1955.

No. 420.
MISCELLANEOUS NOTICES.

EMPLOYERS TO DISCUSS HUMANAN
RELATIONS IN INDUSTRY".

About 60 employers from territories
ill the Eastern Caribbean met in Barba-
dos on the 19th of September to consider
various aspects of industrial relations
between e in pl o ye r s and workers.
The Conference has been arranged by
the Comptroller for Development and
Welfare and is being held at Hastings
House.
Thi ashubiects to be 'liscilsseil include


No. 422.
SAILING OF MOTOR VESSEL
MARCELLE 'S'.

It is notified for general information
that the Motor Vessel harcelle'S' will
leave Kingstown at 7 a.m. on Monday
26th Septtimber. tor its scheduled trip
to the Girenadines, instead of at 8 a.m.,
returning on Tuisday, 27th September,
leaving Union Island at 7 a.m.
20th September, 1955.

No. 412.
WINDWARD ISLANDS PROPOSED
SHIPPING SERVICE.


co-operation between management and Offers are invited to operate a local
labour, the work of person nel depart- slnppitig service in the Windward
ments and personnel officers, negotiat- Islands, British We.,t Indies. The prin-
ing machinery and collective bargaining cipal object is to 1pi-vide an adequate
in relation to wages and conditions of and regular passenger and cargo service
employment, anti consultation between for the smaller islands which are known
employers and workers at the estate or as the Grenailines (Cartiacou, Union
factory level. Trade unions and their Islani, Mayreau, Canouan, and Bequia)
development in the modern world, connecting them with Grenada to the
arbitration, and the place of Govern- Sotth and St. Vincent and possibly
ments in industrial disputes, will also St. Lucia to the North. Extensions to
be considered. Trinidad and Barbados might also be
Mr. F. U. CATCHPOLE, O.B.E., Latonur desired. The exact schedule of the
Adviser to the Comptroller. is in gen- service would be for discussion. but it
eral charge of thearnrngementsA.ThM is desirable that in each fortnight there
Secretary to the Conference is Mr. A. M. should he at least three calls North-
WILKIE. bound itnd three Southbound at each
20th September, 1955. df the islands in the Grenadines
named above. The vessels employed
sliotiuld be of shallow draught and of
No. 421. about 250 tons deadweight capacity
PROPOSED Bus SERVICE. and would have to be capable of
maintaining such a schedule in all
Offers are invited to operate a local weathers. They should provide ad-
bus service. The principal object is to equate cargo space and accommodation
provide initially an adequate and regn- for about ten cabin passengers and a
lar bus passenger service daily into and larger number of deck passengers.
from Kingstown within a radios of Those interested in operating such a
three or four miles along the Windward service should conimunicate vith the
and Leeward Highways. The exact Chief Secretary, Windward Islands,
schedule of the service would le for Grenada. British West Indies. before













SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER, 1955.-(No. 54). 299


the 15th November, 1955, giving ain
outline of their proposals, including;
type and number of vessels to be oper-
ated ; tonnage and speed ; passenger
and cargo capacity ; crew requirements;
and any conditions proposed. Those
whose proposals appear to justify it will
then be invited to enter into more de-
tailed discussions.
13th September, 1955.

No. 423.
FOR SALE.

It is hereby notified for general
information that three donkeys will be
put up for sale by public auction at
2 p.m. on Wednesday 28th September,
1955, at the Mental Hospital, Villa.
2. Persons interested may inspect the
donkeys, (2 at the Mental Hospital and
1 at the LEWIS PUNNETT Home for the
Aged Poor at Glen) on any day of the
week between the hours of 9 a.m. and
4 p.m.
20th September, 1955.
(B. 18/1947).


No. 424.
LEGISLATION.

The Right Honourable the Secretary
of State for the Colonies has n.optified that
Her Majesty the QUEEN will not be
advised to exercise her power of dis-
allowance in respect of the following
Ordinances of this Government:-
No. 22 of 1954.-An Ordinance to
repeal and replace the Copyright
Ordinance, Cap 220.
(E. 15/1947).

No. 1 of 1955.-An Ordinance to
amend the Boy Scouts Association
Ordinance, 1950.

No. 3 of 1955.-An Ordinance to
amend the Currency Ordinance,
1950.

No. 10 of 1955.-An Ordinance
further to amend the Passenger
Boats Ordinance. Cap. 201.
(8.9/1944).
20th September. 1955.

No. 425.
The under-mentioned Ordinance
which has been assented to by His Ex-
cellency the Governor is published for
general information with this issue
of the Gazette :-
No. 11 of 1954.-An Ordinance
relating to Lepers.
20th September, 1955.


No. 426.
The following Documents are pub-
lished with this issuii of the Gazette:-
S.R. & 0. No. 34.-Proclamation
proronuing the L-gislative Coun-
cil of Saint Vincent until the
6th lday of October, 1955.
(A. 12/1949).

S.R. & 0. No. 35.-The Consular Con-
vention (United States of Mexico)
Order, 1955.
(R. 2/1954).

S.R. & 0. No. 36.-The Dangerous
Drugs (Application) Order, 1955.
(J. 49/1948).

By Command,

A. V. KING,
Government Secretary.

GOVERNMENT OFFICE.
20th September, 1955.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

REGISTRATION OF DRUGGIST
ASSISTANT.

.The undernientioned person has this
day been registered as a Druggist
Assistant :
CLAUDE AUGUSTUS SMALL Of
Kingstown.

A. V. KING.
Medical Registrar.
20th September, 1955.
(M. 4/1950)


POLICE NOTICE.

The attention of motorists, cyclists
and other drivers is directed to the
Pedestrian crossings in Kiv;gsti 'wii. ;i, d
it is requested that on approaching
these crossings, a sharp look out be kept
for Pedestrians entering t1he lanes.
2. If a Pedestrian enters a lane, traffic
should stop to permit the Pedestrian to
cross the road safely. As the name
implies, it is a Pedestrian crossing, and
all drivers are hereby requested to give
the Pedestrian priority.

S. A. ANDERSON, Lt-Col.,
Chief of Police.
20th September, 1955.













300 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY,


SAINT VINCENT.
By Authority of the Registration of United
Kingdom Patents Ordinanee (Chapter 156
of the Revised Laws of St. Vincent, 1926).

(Gazetted 1955)

NOTICE is hereby given that an
application wavs on the 5th day of
August, 1955, inade by the Welcome
Foundation Limited, a British Com-
pany, of 183-193, Enston Road, Lon-
don, N.W.I.. England, for a patent in
respect of an Invention for improve-
ments in derivatives in pyrimidine.
The present invention relates to a
new process for the preparation of
4-amino-5-aryl pyrimidines and to new
and valuable 2:4-diamino-5-aryl pyri-
midines whichmay be made thereby.
Any person may at any time within
two months from the date of publication
of this notice in the Gazette, give notice
to the Registrar of opposition to the
issue of a certificate of registration upon
any of the grounds prescribed by section
27 of the Patents Ordinance (Cap 155)
for opposition to the grant of Letters
Patent.
C. E. RAWLE,
Registrar of Patents.
30th August, 1955.


BRUTISH CARIBBEAN CURRENCY BOARD.

RATES OF COMMISSION FOR THE
ISSUE AND REDEMPTION OF
CURRENCY NOTES,

(Section 7 (1) of the Currency
Ordinance, 1950)

Issue :- seven-sixteenths per cen-
tum.
Redemption :- one-hailf per cen-
t 11 In.
And in a.ldition to the above rates
the cost of any telegrams sent by the
Board or by the Crown Agents in con-
nection rlihrewit h.
L. SPENCE,
Executive Comm issioner,
British Cribbean Currency
Board.
4th April, 1955.


MARRIAQUA VILLAGE COUNCIL.

Notice is hereby given that in accord-
- .1 i I _


day 15th September 1955, from 8.00
a.nm. to 9.00 a.m. to receive nominations
to fill the seat of an elected member of
the Marriaqua Village Council caused
by the resignation of Mr. ARTHUR W.
GRANT.
Should a Poll be required. it would
be taken at the said Police Station on
Monday, 26th September, 1965 from
8.00 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1.00 p.m.
to 5.00 p.m.

WILLIAM JACK,
Clark and Presiding Officer.

10th September, 1955.


NOTICE.


KINGSTOWN BOARD.

Notice is hereby given that a competi-
live examination for the .award of the
annual Kingstown Board Scholarships
for two boys and two girls tenable at the
Grammar School and the Girls' High
School will be held at the Richmond Hill
Government School on Friday 7th
October, 1955, commencing at 9.00 a.m.
2. Qualifications for Scholarship :
Each candidate for scholars!:]p must be
a pupil of a private or put'lic school in
the Colony, must have bee; resident in
the Town of Kingstown or within half
a mile of the boundaries thereof during
three years preceding the date of his
or her selection for the scholarship, and
must produce a satisfactory certificate
of good behaviour before being permit-
ied to enter for the scholarship.
3 Age of Candidates: Each candi-
date must have been less than twelve
years of age on the 31st July, 1955. Age
must be proved by a birth or baptismal
certificate or other proper and satis-
factory evidence of his or her age.
4. Tenure of Scholarship: The said
zscolarships shall be terable for a
period of five years.
5. Requirements as to Marks: No
candidate will be awarded a scholar-
ship who does not obtain at least one-
third of the maximum number of
marks in each subject and at least one-
half of the total marks in the examin-
ation.
6. Applications accompanied by prop-
er proof of age must reach the Town
H.ll, Paul's Lot, not later than 3.00 p.m.,
Saturday, 24th September, 1955.

V. G. DASILVA,
Warden.


ance with ection,2.5 of the Lo;al Gov-
ernenintOrdinaince.No.17 of 1951 the Office of the Kingstown Board,
Clerk will be in attendance at thle Kingstown,
Mesopotamia Police Station on Thurs- 30th August, 1955.
T T


20 SEPTEMBER, 1955.-(No. 54).















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER, 1955.-(No. 54). 301


NOTICE

UNDER THE LIQUOR LICENCE ORDINANCE, 1948.

IT is hereby notified for general information that the Quarterly Liquor
Licensing Sessions will be held in the undermentioned Parishes for the purpose
of hearing applications from applicants in their respective Parishes for the
granting of Certificates in accordance with the Liquor Licence Ordinance, 1948,
at the times and places hereunder:-


Parish


Time and Place of Session.


St. George & St. Andrew


Charlotte


St. Patrick



St. David



Grenadines (Bequia)


... At the Court Hcuse, Kingstown. on Wed-
nesday, 21st September, 1955, at 10.00
o'clock in the forenoon.

... At the Court House, Georgetown, on
Friday, 30th September, 1955, at 10.00
o'clock in the forenoon.

... At the Court House, Barrouallie, on
Monday, 12/h September, 1955, at 11.00
o'clock in the forenoon.

... At the Court House, Chateaubelair, on
Monday, 26th September, 1955, at 11.00
o'clock in the forenoon.

... At the Court House, Port Elizabeth, on
Wednesday, 7th September, 1955, at 11.00,
o'clock in the forenoon.


Notice of intention to oppose the grant of any Certificate stating in general
terms the grounds of the opposition, must be served upon the applicant and
upon the Magistrate not less than seven days before the day fixed for the holding
of the Licensing Session.

PARTICULARS OF APPLICANTS FOR NEW CERTIFICATES.


Parish.


Name of Applicant. Occupation. Residence.


Situation of
Premie.s.


St. George &
St. Andrew


Augustus Thomas
Maggie Richards
Ruby Paynter
Neil Wallace *
George Sutton
Peter DuPont

Cyril Williams
Cornelius Williams
James Williams

Leatha Black
Sydney McLean
Beresfordl Craigg
Harold DaSilva

Neita Ollivierre
Edmund Williams
Calvin Ash
Grafton Carmicheal
Greaves &
Cumberbatch
Donald Simmons
Hudson Soso*


*Application for TrAnsfer Cortificates.


Shopkeeper

Housewife
Shopkeeper





Commission
Agent
Housewife
Shopkeeper







General
Merchants
Shopkeeper
,, '


Kingstown
Calliaqua
Kingstown

Stubbs
Lodge
Village
Carapan
Stubbs
Kingstown

,1
Junction
Gomea
Richmond
Hill
Calliaqua
Sion Hill
Kingstown



Arnos Vale
Sion Hill


Kingstown
Calliaqua
K/town Park
Kingstown
Stubbs
Lodge Village

Carapan
Stubbs
Kingstown

,,
Junction
Gomea
Richmond Hill

Calliaqua
Sion Hill
Kingstown
Paul's Lot
Upper Bay
Street
Fair Hall
Sion Hill













302 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER, 1955.--(No. 54).


Name of Applicant.


Benjamin Browne
Cyril Hull
Dillon Griffith
Theophilus Homer
Felton Husbands
Albert Williams
Basil Balcombe

Alberb Richards

Florence James

Norma Layne


I'Occupation.


Shopkeeper





Proprietor

Shopkeeper


Residence.


Mt.Grennan
Biabou
Byera Hill,
Greggs
Park Hill
Georgetown
Langley
Park
Chapmans

Chateau-
belair
Troumaca


Situation of
Premises.

Mt. Grennan
Biabou
Byera Hill
Greggs
Park Hill
Sandy Bay
Fancy

Chapmans

Chateaubelair

Troumaca


N. A. BERRIDGE,
Magistrate.
MAGISTRATE'S OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN,
22nd August. 1955.


NOTICE.

COMMISSION OF ENQUIRY INTO WAGES &c.
OF AGRICULTURAL WORKERS.


The Commission of Enquiry appointed to enquiie into the Wages, earn-
ings and conditions of employment of Agricnultuial Pirducts in St. Vincent,.
&c. will re-open sittings on Wednesday, the 5th October, 1956, at the Council
Chamber in Kingstown at 10.00 a.m.
Associations of Employers, and of Workers, Employers of Labour, Agricul-
tural workers, and other employees and all persons intei eeted are asked tto bold
themselves in readiness to give evidence before the Commission.
Sittings will also be held at the following places on the dates and at the-
times stated hereunder :-


District
Georgetown
Biabou
Mesopotamia
Barrouallie


Location
Police Station
do. do.
1 do. do.
do. do.


Date
Monday, 10th October, 1955
Wednesday, 12th October, 1955
Monday, 17th October, 1955
Wednesday 19th October 1955


J. BYRON COX,
Secretary of the Commission.


Department of Labour,
Kingstown, St. Vincent,
10th September, 1955.


Parish.


Charlotte









St. David


Time
10 a.m.
10 a.m.
10 a.m.
10 a.m..


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SAINT VINCENT.

No. 11 of 1955.

I Assent,
C. M. DEVERELL,
[L.S.] Governor.
8th September, 1955.
AN ORDINANCE relating to lepers.

[ 20th September, 1955. ]

Enacted by the Legislature of Saint Vincent.


1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Lepers Ordinance,
1955.

2. In this Ordinance unless the context otherwise requires:--
"leper" shall mean any person suffering from any variety
of leprosy.
"public place" shall include any road, street, square, side-
walks, alley, court, path, wharf, pier, jetty, bridge, shop,
court-house or any other place to which the public
have access or are admitted without payment.

PART I.
LEPER ASYLUMS.
3. The Governor in Council may by proclamation declare
any buildings and land attached thereto to be a leper asylum
and thereupon such buildings and land shall be a leper asylum
for the purposes of this Ordinance.

4. The buildings and land at Fort Charlotte in the Parish
of Saint Andrew now actually used and occupied as a leper
asylum together witlf such other buildings and lands adjacent
thereto as may hereafter be erected or acquired for the same
purpose shall be deemed to be and the same are hereby de-
clared to be a leper asylum under this Ordinance.


Short title.

Inter pretation.


Governor in
Council may
declare leper
asylum.

Leper Asylum.






No. 11.


1955.


Governor may
appoint
officers.


Admission to
leper asylum.


5. The Governor shall from time to time appoint any duly
qualified medical practitioner to perform the duties of Medical
Superintendent for any leper asylum and such staff as may be-
necessary for its proper upkeep, who shall receive such salaries
as may, be provided by the Legislative Council.


PART II.

ADMISSION TO ASYLUM. /
6. (1) Whenever it shall be made ,to appear to a Magis-
trate that any person within the limits of his jurisdiction is
probably a leper, .it shall oe lawful for such Magistrate, upon
the application of any person legally bound to maintain the
supposed leper, to hold an inquiry into the case, and if such
Magistrate is satisfied upon medical testimony that the supposed
leper is a leper, and that he has become or is likely to become
a burden upon the person legally bound to maintain him, It shall
be lawful for such Magistrate by warrant under his hand to
order the detention of 'such leper in a leper asylum until he
is discharged by order of the Governor, and the person legally
bound to maintain such leper shall ,-pay every month to the
Government such sumi for his maintenance as the Magistrate,
having regard to all the circumstances of the ease, shall order.
(2) Any Magistrate, on its being certified to him by any
duly qualified medical practitioner that any person within his
,jurisdiction is a leper, and on its being further certified by
such duly qualified medical practitioner, or officer in charge of
any public institution, or a member of the Legislative Council,
or Justice of the Peace or clergyman that such person is a fit
subject for gratuitous relief, shall make an order for such person
to be adinitted into a. leper asylum and to be maintained there,
free of charge. until discharged by order of the Governor as
hereinafter provided:
Provided always that whenever any person is to be admit-
ted into a leper asylum under such order, a second certificate
of his leprosy shall be obtained from another duly qualified
medical practitioner before he is so admitted.
(3) In the event of any failure of agreement between the
two certificates, provided for in the preceding sub-section, the
Medical Superintendent shall either discharge the person or
summon a board consisting of three duly qualified medical
practitioners, and the decision of the majority of such board
shall be conclusive as to the supposed leper's leprosy:
Provided that neither of the two medical practitioners who
have already dealt with the case- shall li members of the said
board.


Lepers.








Lepers. 1


7; (1) It shall be lawful for any Magistrate on information
upon oath of any credible witness, that any suspected leper has
been wandering about begging or collecting alms, or seeking
precarious support, or- exposing his leprosy in any public place,
to summon such suspected leper to appear before him, or, if he
thinks it necessary, such Magistrate shall issue a warrant under
his hand, directed to any police officer authorising or directing
such police officer to cause any such suspected leper to be brought
before him at a time and place to be specified in such summons
or warrant.
(2) Any police officer may arrest without warrant any sus-
pected leper whom he finds wandering about begging or collecting
alms, or seeking precarious support, or exposing his leprosy in
any public place and shall as soon as possible thereafter bring
him before a Magistrate to be Oealt with as hereinafter provided.
(3) If, on the hearing of the case, it is proved to the satt
isfaction of such Magistrate upon medical testimony that
such. suspected leper, is a leper and it is made further to
appear, upon the oath of .some credible witness, that such leper
has been seen wandering abroad begging or collecting alms, or
seeking precarious support, or exposing his leprosy in any public
place, then such Magistrate may, unless security is given as
hereinafter provided, make an order, for the removal and con-
veyance of such leper to a leper asylum, ,and any police officer
thereto directed by such Magistrate, shall remove and convey
such leper to a leper asylum, there to be detained until discharg-
ed by order of the Governor as hereinafter provided.
(4) If, on the hearing of the case, the leper, or any one
on his behalf, gives security to the Crown Attorney by a bond
to his satisfaction to the amount of one hundred dollars that
such person shall be properly isolated and maintained and
treated in private, and shall not be suffered to be at large,
the Magistrate may abstain from making, an order of removal.
(5) If it is proved to the satisfaction of a Magistrate that
any leper as to whom security has been given under sub-sec-
tion (4) hereof is not maintained in a state of isolation from
the general public, it shall be lawful for such Magistrate, by
warrant under his hand, to order the detention of such leper
in a leper asylum until he is discharged by order of the Gov-
ernor.

8. The Medical Superintendent may, on the application
of any leper able to support himself, admit such leper to any
asylum; and such admission shall be on such terms and con-
ditions, as to payment for maintenance and in other respects,
as to the Governor may seem meet. Such leper shall remain
in the leper asylum until discharged by order of the Governor
as hereinafter provided.


Mode of
dealing with
leper wander-
ing about
begging, &c.


Admission to
asy-um of
leper able
to support
himself.


No. 11.


1955.







No. 11.


Leper
sentenced to
imprisonment
to be committed
to asylum.


Power to
apportion part
of asylum for
prisoners and
lunatics.














Powei to order
removal of
leper.

Capture of
lepers escaping
from asylum.


Governor may
discharge
from .asylum.


9. When any leper is sentenced to imprisonment for any
offence, or for the non-payment of any money or penalty, the
Judge or Magistrate inflicting the imprisonment shall order
that such leper shall be committed to a leper asylum to under-
go such imprisonment and to be detained thereafter until
discharged by order of the Governor.

10. (1) The Governor in Council may, by proclamation
to be published in the Gazette, set apart any portions of any
leper asylum as places in which lepers sentenced to imprison-
ment or who have been certified as suffering from lunacy shall
respectively be detained, and any such lepers may be lawfully
detained therein, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.
(2) When the term of imprisonment expires or the lunatic
recovers his sanity, then, unless the Medical Superintendent
certifies in writing that any such person may be discharged
without detriment to himself or others, such person shall be
retained in the asylum as an ordinary leper.
(3) The Governor in Council may make rules as to the
management of such portions so set apart, and as to the treat-
ment and discipline of the persons detained therein.
(4) The portion set apart for lepers sentenced to imprison-
ment shall be deemed and taken to be a prison, and shall be
under the sole control of the Medical Superintendent.

11. The inmates of any leper asylpm may at any time, by
order of the Governor, be removed therefrom to any other leper
asylum.

12. Every person received into a leper asylum under any
warrant or order issued under the provisions of this Ordinanee
shall be detained therein until he be removed or discharged,
and in case of escape may by virtue of such warrant or order
be captured by any officer or servant of such asylum, or any
police officer or other person and may be conveyed to and re-
ceived into and detained in such asylum.


PART III.

DISCHARGE FROM ASYLUM.
13. The Governor may in his absolute discretion, order the
discharge of any inmate of a leper asylum, not being a prisoner,
under sentence of imprisonment, upon security being given by
some person on behalf of such inmate, to the Crown Attorney
by bond in the sum of one hundred dollars that such inmate
shall be properly isolated, maintained and treated in private,
and shall not be suffered to be at large.


Levers.


1955.








Lepers.


14. Whenever it appears to the Medical Superintendent
of a leper asylum that .any inmate thereof is fit to be discharged
therefrom, such Medical Superintendent shall certify the same
to the Governor; and thereupon it shall be lawful for the Gov-
ernor to direct that such person shall be discharged.



PART IV.

PROHIBITION OF CERTAIN TRADES TO LEPERS.

15. No leper shall carry on any of the trades or callings
specified in the Schedule to this Ordinance, or any other trade
or calling which the Governor in Council may from time to time
by Order to be published in the Gazette, prohibit lepers from
carrying on.

16. (1) Any leper who shall carry on any trade or calling
as aforesaid, and any person who shall knowingly employ a
leper in any such trade or calling, shall be liable to a fine not
exceeding forty-eight dollars, and in addition thereto any leper
so convicted may be contmitted to a leper asylum, to be detained
there till discharged by order of the Governor.
(2) Any person knowing himself to be a leper who shall
enter any public vehicle or lodge in any hotel, boarding house
or lodging house, or enter any shop where food or drink is sold
to be consumed on the premises, or bathe in any public bath,
or any river or stream or wash any clothes in or otherwise
contaminate such bath, river, or stream, and the proprietor or
person in charge of any such public vehicle, hotel or boarding
house, lodging house, shop or bath, who shall knowingly allow
any leper to enter the same shall be liable on summary convic-
tion .to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars, and any leper so con-
victed may in addition thereto be committed to a leper asylum
to be detained there till discharged by order of the Governor.

17. (1) If any leper sells any article of food or drink which
has been prepared or handled by him or with which hli has come
in contact, he, shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine
not exceeding fifty dollars and, may in addition thereto be com-
mitted to a leper asylum to be detained there until discharged
by order of the Governor.
(2) If any person knowingly sells any article of food or
drink which has been prepared or handled by a leper or with
which a leper has come in contact, he shall be liable, on summary
conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred dolars.


Discharge of
leper on
certificate
of Medical
Superintendent.


Prohibition
of certain
trades to
lepers.


Penalty for
carrying on
a prohibited
traae.


Sale of food
&c., prepared
by a leper.


1955.


No. 11.







No. 11.


(2) The certificate in writing of a duly qualified medical
practitioner shall be admissible as evidence under this section.

23. Every person residing iln any house used for human hab-
itation who knows or has good reasons to suspect that any inmate
therein is a leper, and every person who knows or reasonably
suspects that any person employed by him is a leper, shall give
notice thereof, to the nearest Magistrate, Justice of the Peace,
or Government medical officer, who shall thereupon report the
same to the Medical Superintendent of a leper asylum.

24. Every person wilfully neglecting to give such informa-
tion as aforesaid, and every Magistrate, Justice of the Peace or
Government medical. officer neglecting to report ihe same as
aforesaid, shall be guilty of an offence, and shall be liable on
conviction ,to a fine not exceeding twenty-four dollars.

25. On receipt of such report as aforesai'i the Medical Super-
intendent shall forthwith forward such report for the informa-
tion of the Governor, and such information and examination of
the alleged leper shall be held and such report made thereon
as the Governor shall order.

26. After such inspection, examination and report as afore-
said, it shall be lawful for the Governor, if he shall think fit, to
order the leper to be removed to or detained in a leper asylum:
Provided always that no person shall be removed to or detained
in a leper asylum unless a certificate shall have been given by
two duly qualified medical practitioners that such person is
actually suffering from the disease of leprosy.

27. All fines and penalties imposed by or under this Ordin-
ance, shall be recoverable summarily under the provisions of the
Summary -Conviction Offences (Procedure) Ordinance 'and all
penalties recoverable under any bond given under this Ordin-
ance shall be recovered as Crown debts by the Crown Attorney
in accordance with the law and practice for the time being pre-
vailing.

28. The Governor in Council may from time to time make
all necessary rules dealing with the following subjects connected
with any leper asylum:-
(a) The appointment and duties of the Medical Super-
intendent and staff;
(b) the management, inspection, discipline, control and
punishment of the inmates and staff;
(c) the visiting of inmates by their relatives and friends;


Duty of
certain persons
to give
notice as, to
lepers.



Neglect to give
in forma tin,
&c.



Procedure
when informa-
tion given.



Removal of
lepL: to
asylum.





Recovery of
penalties.

C'ap. 13.




Cr-vernor in
Council to
make rules


Lepers,


1955.






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No. 11.


Lepers.


1955.


PART V.


Landing of
lepers
prohibited.






Lcpers
landing may
be sent to
asylum.





Penalty
on person
trespassing on
asylum.


Aiding leper
to escape
and harbouring
,f escaped
l-pner.




Evidence
required
to prove
leprosy.


LANDING OF LEPERS PROHIBITED.
18. Except with the permission of the Governor, no leper
shall be allowed to land in the Colony unless he shall be a native
of the Colony or lawfully domiciled therein, and the master or
other person if charge of any vessel or aircraft who suffers or
omits to prevent the landing from such vessel or aircraft, of any
person whom he knows or has reasonable grounds to suppose to
be a leper shall be liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not
exceeding one hundred and twenty dollars.

19. Every leper unlawfully landing in breach of the prohib-
ition in the last section contained may be committed to a leper
asylum by a warrant under the hand of the Governor, and m.iy
be detained therein for such period as may be directed by such
warrant.

PART VI.
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS.
20. (1) Any person not having official business at a leper
asylum who, without permission of the Medical Superintendent
thereof, goes within the limits thereof, shall be guilty of trespass
and upon being convicted thereof shall be liable to a penalty
nort exceeding twenty-four dollars.
(2) Any person who purchases or receives from any inmate
of a leper asylum any food, clothing or other -article, shall on
conviction thereof, be liable to a penalty not exceeding twenty-
four dollars.
(3) A complaint for an offence under this section may be
laid by the Medical Superintendent, or any person duly author-
ised by him in that behalf.

21. Any person who shall aid or abet any inmate of a leper
asylum in escaping or att/-mpting to escape from such asylum
before such inmate has been lawfully discharged therefrom, or
who shall harbour or hide or assist in harbofiring or hiding, any
inmate of a leper asylum who has escaped therefrom, shall, on
conviction thereof, be liable to imprisonment with or without
hard labour for any term not exceeding three months or to a
penalty not exceeding fifty dollars.

22. (1) No suspected leper shall be convicted of an offence
under this Ordinance, and no person shall be convicted of any
offence with respect to the landing, and no costs shall be recov-
ered in respect of any suspected leper, except on the evidence or
certificate of a duly qualified medical practitioner that such
suspected leper is a, leper.







No. 11. Lepers. 1965.

(d) the appointment of official visitors, and the dates .of
periodical visits by them; and
(e) generally for -the carrying into effect of the provis-
ions of this Ordinance.

Forms &c. 29. The Governor in Council may from time to time
prescribe the forms of certificates, warrants, bonds, orders,
or other forms to be used under this Ordinance.


SCHEDULE.

TRADES OR CALLINGS PROHIBITED TO LEPERS.

Baker. Dairyman.
Barber. Domestic Servant.
Bootmaker. Fishmonger.
Butcher. Nurse.
Chemist. Tailor.
Cook. Washer.
or any trade or calling in which the person employed handles
or comes in contact with articles of food, drink, drugs, medi-
cines, tobacco or clothing in any form, or comes in contact
with other persons.


Passed the Legislative Council this 4th day of August, 1955.

0. E. LEIGERTWOOD,
Acting Clerpc of Legislative Council.
(M. 1/1941).


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ST. VINCENT (LEGISLATIVE COUNC
ORDER IN COUNCIL.

SAINT VINCENT. c

STATUTORY RULES AND ORD ,tS, ..

1955, No. 34.

(Gazetted 20th September, 1955).

BY THE GOVERNOR

A PROCLAMATION.

C. M. DEVERELL,
Governor.

WHEREAS it is enacted by section 30 of the St. Vincent (Legislative-. Council)
Order in Council, 1951, that the Governor may at any time by Proclamation
summon, prorogue or dissolve the Legislative Council of St. Vincent:
AND WHEREAS it is expedient that the Legislative Council of St. Vincent
should be prorogued:
Now, THEREFORE, I do hereby prorogue the said Council until Thursday,
the 6th day of October, 1955, and members of the said Council are hereby
commanded to give their attendance at 10 of the clock in the forenoon on the
said day at the Councilt Chamber, in the Town of Kingstown in the Colony of
St. Vincent for the despatch of public business:
AND the members of the said Legislative Council and all other Her Majesty's
Officers and loving subjects in the said Colony, and all others whom it may
concern, are hereby required to take due notice hereof, and to give their ready
obedience accordingly.
GIVEN under my hand and the Public Seal of the Colony of St. Vincent,
at Government House in the said Colony this seventeenth day of
September Ona thousand nine hundred and fifty-five and in the Fourth
year of the Reign of Her Majesty QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN.
"By His Excellency's Command,
A. F. GILES,
Administrator.
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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,' / '

1955, No. 35.

THE CONSULAR CONVENTIONS (UNITED STATES
OF MEXICO) ORDER.

(Gazetted 20th September, 1955).

WHEREAS by section 11 (1) .of the Con-sular Conventions Ord'nance, 1952,
(No. 31 of 1952) (hereinafter referred to as the Ordinance) it is enacted, among
other things, that the Governor in Council may by Order direct that sections
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and' 9 of the Ordinance shall apply to a foreign State specified
in the Order, being a State with which a. consular convention providing for
matters for which provision is made by these sections has been concluded by
Her Majesty:

AND. WHEREAS a Consular Convention between Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth
the Second in respect of the United Kirgdom of Great Britain and Northern
Ireland and the President of the United States of Mexico was signed at Mexico
City on the 20th day of March, 1954, which provides for the matters for which
provision is made in the Ordinance:

Now THEREFORE it is hereby ordered as follows:-
1. Short title. "This Order may be cited as the Consular Conventions
(United States of Mexico) Order, 1955.

2. Application to the United States of Mexico. sections 3, 4, 5,
6, 7, 8 and 9 of the Ordinance shall apply to the United States of Mexico.

Made by the Governor in Council under section 11 (1) of the Consular Con-
ventions Ordinance, 1952, (No. 31 of 1952) this 16th day of September, 1955.
HENRY H. WILLIAMS,
Clerkc of Executive Council.
(R. 2/1954).


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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDE

1955, No. 36. .


THE DANGEROUS DRUGS (APPLICATION
ORDER, 1955.

(Gazetted 20th September, 1955).

WHEREAS by subsection (2) of section 13 of the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance,
1937, (hereinafter referred to as t-ie principal Ordinance) power is conferred
upon the Governor to declare by Order in Council that Part V of the principal
Ordinance shall apply to any orug of whatever kind in the same manner as
it applies.to- drugs mentioned in subsection (1) of section 13 of the principal
Ordinance if it appears to the Governor in. Council that the drug is or is
likely to be productive, if improperly used, or is capable of being converted
into a substance which is or is likely to be 1 productive, if improperly used, of
ill effects substantially of tie saie chaiat-uar or nature as or analogous to
those produced by morphine or cocaine:
AND WHEREAS it appears to the Governor that the drugs specified in the
Schedule to this Order are productive, if improperly used, or are capable of,
being converted into a s:sau.tnue wv,'ih is or is likely to be productive, if
improperly used, of ill effects substantially of the same character or nature
as or analogous to those produced by morphine or cocaine:
Now THEREFORE, the Governor in pursuance of the power conferred upon
him by subsection (2) of section 13 of the principal Ordinance is pleased,
by and with the .advice of the Executive Council, to order, and declare, and
it is hereby ordered and declared as follows:-

1. Part V of the principal Ordinance shall apply to the drugs specified
in the Schedule to this Order in the same manner as the said Part V applies
to the drugs mentioned in subsection (1) of section 13 of that Ordinance.

2. This Order may be cited as the Dangerous Drugs (Application) Order,
1955.

SCHEDULE.
3-Dimethylamino-1 : 1-di- (2-thienyl) -1-butene, its salts and any prepara-
tion, admixture, extract or other substance containing any proportion of
3-ethylmethylamino-1: 1-di (2-thienyl) -1-butene.
3-Ethylmethylainino-1: 1-di-(2-thienyl)-1-butene, its salts and any prepara-
tion, admixture, extract or other substance containing any proportion of
3-ethylmethylamino-1 : 1-di- (2-thienyl) -1-butene. *








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6-Piperidino-4: 4-diphenylheptan-3 one, its salts and any preparation, admix-
ture, extract or other substance containing any proportion of 6 piperidino-4:
4-diphenylheptan-3-one.
Diethylthiambutene (3-diethflamino-1 : 1-di-(2-thienyl)-1-butene), its salts
and any preparation, admixture, extract or other substance containing any
proportion of diethylthiambutene.
1-Methyl-4-phenylpiperidine -4-carboxylic acid isopropyl ester, its salts, and
any preparation, admixture, extract or other substance containing any propor-
tion of 1-methyl-4-phenylpiperidine-4-carboxylic acid isopropyl ester.
Normethadone (4: 4-diphenyl-6-dimethylamino-3-hexanone), its salts and
any preparation, admixture, extract or other substance containing any propor-
tion of normethadone.



Made by the Governor in Council this 16th day of September, 1955.


HENRY H. WILLIAMS,
Clerk of Executive Council.
(J. 49/1948).


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