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Title: Official gazette
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Language: English
Creator: Saint Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla
Publisher: The Authority
Place of Publication: Basseterre
Publication Date: May 27, 1954
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Subject: Politics and government -- Saint Kitts and Nevis   ( lcsh )
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ST. CHRISTOPHER NEVIS IND iN


Published by Authority
Published by Authority. ,


VOL. XLIX


THURSDAY,


MAY 27TH, 1


;7n
JUL 1954.
131


Administrator's Office,
St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla,
17th May, 1954.
Mr. V. F. Byron, Officer Class III,
(Senior Clerk) Audit Office, St. Kitts
granted 143 days Overseas Leave from
9th May to 28th September, 1954 inclu-
sive.


17th May, 1954.


Mr. Leonard O'Loughlin, Officer
Class III, (Senior Clerk), Administra-
tor's Office, granted 183 days Overseas
Leave from 1st May to 30th October,
1954 inclusive.


17th May, 1954.

Miss Sarah Russel, Teacher Class IV,
Bethel School, granted 183 days Over-
seas Leave from 14th April to 13th
October, 1954 inclusive.
-- ------------- -- -- ---------------- - - -
18th May, 1954.

Miss Evelyn Arthurton, Officer
Class VIII, (Junior Clerk), Post Office,
St. Kitts granted 157 days Overseas
Leave from 17th May, 1954.


18th May, 1954.
It is notified for general information
that His Honour the Administrator
has been pleased to award the Corona-
tion Scholarship at the Grammar
School to Charles Thomas John.


confirmed in appointment with effect
from 16th May, 1954.


20th May, 1954.
Mr. Hartley Sutton, appointed
Officer Class VIII (Junior Clerk) Post
Office, on three years probation with
effect from 1st January, 1954.


20th May, 1954.
Mr. E. K. Osborne, Clerk to the Ad-
ministrator, appointed as Clerk of the
Executive and Legislative Councils,
with effect from 1st May, 1954, during
the absence on leave of Mr. L.
O'Loughlin.
P. F. 93/2.

22nd May, 1954.
Miss Doreen Woodley, Teacher
Class VI, Basseterre Boys' School,
transferred to Basseterre Girls' School,
with effect from 10th April, 1954.


22nd May, 1954.
His Honour the Administrator has
been pleased to appoint the following
gentlemen as members of the Sandy
Point Recreation Ground Committee
for a period of two years with effect
from 20th May, 1954.
Mr. C. A. P. Southwell (Chairman)
Mr. J. H. C. Osborne
Mr. W. A. Ottley
Mr. Wilfred A. Warner
Rev. Fr. L. S. Clarke


20th May, 1954.

Mr. Ridley Macdonald Pennyfeathi
Junior Clerk, Treasury Departmei





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27th May, 1954.


it, Mr. Z. Butler, Officer Class VIII,



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OFFICIAL GAZErTE, THURSDAY,


MAY 27TH,


Treasury Department, resigned with
effect from 26th May, 1954.




27th May, 1954.

Mr. Robert Allen, Dispenser in
Training, Cunningham Hospital re-
signed with effect from 31st May, 1954.


27th May, 1954.

Mr. Arnold T. Stoute, resigned his
appointment as Marriage Officer for
the Presidency under the provision of
the Marriage Ordinance 1915 with ef-
fect from 17th May, 1954.


27th May, 1954.
The following are the names of per-
sons Licenced to date to carry on the
business of an Auctioneer in the Presi-
dency of St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla
during the current year:-
D. J. E. Butler
G. E. Cooper
J. A. Claxton
Delisle Walwyn & Co. Ltd.,
Austin Eddy
O. P. Glasford
A. C. Heyliger
A. E. Hebson
Ryan & Uddenberg
Franklin Simmonds
Shefton Warner
Samuel M. Tyson.
By Order,
E, KARNEY OSBORNE,
Clerk to the Administrator.


METEOROLOGICAL REGISTER KEPT AT THE LABORATORY
LA GUERITE, ST. KITTS.
Relative
THEIR. H y THEIR. BAR. -
Date Reduced to ",
Day Dry Wet per cent 32 Fh. and Rainfall
1954 Sea Level. 0.( for Year.
9 3 9 3 9 3 '
a.m. p m. a.m. p.m.a.m.p.m. Mx M n ___
SIp19 a.m. 3 P.m.

May 6Thu 82 85 75 75 71 61 85 74 29.96029.903 Jan. 3.44
7 Fri 83 83 77 77 75 75 84 77 29. 97129.930 0.01 Feb. 3. 23
8 Sat 83 76 71 76 29.968 Mch. 0.87
9 Sun 83 Apl. 1.84
10Mon 82 83 75 76 71 71 81 76 30.03029.971 May 0.30
11 Tue 83 85 76 74 71 57 86 75 29.992 29. 945
12 Wed 82 84 74 75 67 64 81 76 29. 954 29. 898 0. 03
13Thu 83 81 76 76 71 79 87 74 29.97729. 9330.07
14 Fri 84 84 76 75 68 64 84 74 29. 995 29.965
15 Sat 84 76 76 29.980
16 Sun 86
17Mon 83 83 75 75 67 67 84 76 29.980'29.921 0.11
18Tue 83 84 75 75 67 64 85 76 29.96529 921
19 Wed 84 84 75 73 71 57 85 75 29. 957 29. 9240.07


0. 30 9.68

R. E. KELSICK, Agricultural Superintendent.


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OFFICIAL GAZETTE, THURSDAY, MAY 27TH, 1954.


LEEWARD ISLANDS.

Saint Christopher Nevis and
Anguilla.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1954, No. 6.

PUBLIC HEALTH-MOSQUITO CONTROL

The Mosquito Control Regulations, 1954, dated the
llth day of May, 1954, made by the Central
Board of Health under Section 96 of the Public
Health Ordinance, 1950 (No. 2 of 1951).

1. SHORT TIFLE. These Regulations may be
cited as the Mosquito Control Regulations, 1954.
2. INTERPRETATION. In these Regulations un-
less the context otherwise requires--
"Department" means the Medical and Health Depart-
ment of the Presidency ;
"member of the Department" includes the Senior
Medical Officer, any other Medical Officer, the
Chief Sanitary Inspector, any Sanitary Inspector,
any person appointed by the Senior Medical Offi-
cer to be Supervisor of the Mosquito Control Pro-
gramme and any person employed to spray premis-
es by mechanical means;
"Senior Medical Officer" means the Officer for the
time being performing the duties of Head of the
Health Department of the Presidency ;
"to inspect premises" means to inspect premises to
ascertain the presence of mosquitoes and to
examine any water in or upon any premises
whether contained in a receptacle or not,
for the purpose of ascertaining whether it con-
tains any of the immature stages of the mosquito ;
"to spray premises" means to treat all buildings,
and any other structure, and their contents with
Dichloro Diphenyl Trichloretbane or any other
form of insecticide ordered by the Senior Medical
Officer.
SPRAYING
3. SPRAYING OF PREMISES. It shall be law-
ful for any member of the Department to spray premis-
es when ordered by the Senior Medical Officer or any
other Medical Officer so to do.








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4. INSPECTION OF PREMISES. When ordered
by the Senior Medical Officer or any other Medical Offi-
cer so to do it shall be lawful for any member of the
Department, between the bours of seven in the morning
and six in the afternoon of any day, to inspect premises
and to examine all articles likely to contain water
found in or upon such premises : Provided that in the
case of business premises the said inspection shall take
place during any period of time in which the business
may be in progress.

5. NOTICE OF SPRAYING. No premises shall be
sprayed unless at least twenty-four hours notice in writing
of such spraying shall have been given to the occupier of
such premises.

6. DUTIES OF OCCUPIERS. (a) When notified
that premises are to be sprayed, the occupiers thereof shall,
before the time fixed for splaying, remove all foodstuffs,
clothing and any other article which they have been
warned may be damaged by spraying : Provided that they
shall not remove mosquito nets and bedding which shall be
sprayed
(b) The occupiers of premises which are being spray-
ed shall extinguish all fires and naked flames on the pre-
mises during the process of spraying.

7. LIMITATIONS ON SPRAYING (a) Mattresses
shall not be sprayed if objection thereto is taken by the
owners thereof.
(b) Only the outside of the backs of food safes shall
be sprayed.
UENEKAL

8 RECEPTACLES FOR STORAGE OF WATER.
(a) The owner or occupier of premises shall place all
tanks, drums, vats, barrels, or other receptacles intended
for the storage of water in such positions that they are
accessible for inspection of their contents
(b) All wall-tanks shall be placed not less than six
inches from the nearest wall and not less than fifteen
inches from the nearest part of the ceiling or roof : Pro-
vided that automatic flushing tanks may be affixed to, or
placed within six inches of a wall, if inspection of the con-
tents thereof is convenient.
(c) When a member of the Department has completed
his inspection of the contents of any tank, drum, vat, bar-
rel, or other receptacle intended for the storage of water
the owner or occupier of the premises shall forthwith ren-
der such receptacle mosquito-proof.
9. COVERED DRAINS AND SEWER-TRAPS.
(a) Each covered drain shall be provided with an inspection








OFFICIAL GAZETTE, THURSDAY, MAY 27TH, 1954.


chamber which shall be placed in a position which is easily
accessible for the purpose of inspection.
(b) All sewer-traps shall be placed in positions which
are easily accessible for the purpose of inspection.

10. DRINKING WATER FOR .ANIMALS. All
receptacles used to provide drinking w~ter for animals or
poultry shall be each as can be quickly and completely
emptied at any time.

11. WELLS. All wells shal, be rendered and kept
mosquito-proof or permanently, stocked with larvivorous
fish of a species to be approved by the Senior Medical
Officer.

12. FINDING OF', MOSQUITOES IN AQUATIC
STAGES. If any member of the Department finds any
mosquito in its aquogaq sages in any water or in any re-
ceptacle containing water, he shall, according to his judg-
ment and the circumstances of the case-
(a) apply the larvicide used by the Department ; or
(b) require the occupier of the premises to stock
the water'i'th larvivorous fish of a species approved by
the Senibr Medical Officer; or
(') renider the receptacle, if it be of little or no
commercial value, incapable of holding water; '- V
(d) report the matter to the Senior Medical Officer
or any other Medical Officer.

13. INSPECTION CARDS An y -ember of the
Department may affix a card or othor 'bdoument to any
tank or vat, or in any inconspi6fous position on any
premises for the purpose of recording notes or any in-
spection of a tank or other receptacle containing water,
and no person may remove or deface any such card or
document.

14 ROOf'-GUTT'ERS. (a) Roof gutters shall have
sufficient capacity and fall to ensure that the rain water
will not be retained at any point thereof.
(b) Where ever there are roof-gutters, the owner
thereof shall arrange that the roof-gutters shall be
accessible for inspection.
(c) If any member of the Department finds mos-
quitoes in their aquatic stages in water collected in a
roof-gutter he shall give notice thereof in writing to
the person responsible for the maintenance of the roof.
gutter and such person shall forthwith take action to
prevent the said mosquitoes from being in the roof-gutter.
(d) Owners or occupiers of premises shall keep
trimmed and free from mosquito larvae all trees, shrubs,
hedges, and plants, and prevent all trees and shrubs







OFFICIAL GAZETTE. THURSDAY, MAY 27TH, 1954.


from overhanging roof-gutters on their or on any other
person's premises.
15. STORING OF WATER. Where no declara-
tion under subsection (2) of section 96 of the Public
Health Ordinance, 1950, is in force in respect of any area
the following provisions shall apply to such area-
(a) water may be stored in barrels, large vessels,
or other similar water containers;
(b) such barrels, large vessels, or other similar
containers, shall conform to models approved from time
to time by the Department for the purpose of such
storage ;
(c) such barrels, large vessels, or other similar
water containers, where used for storing water, shall be
mosquito-proofed or kept constantly stocked with lar-
vivorous fish provided and maintained by the occupier
of the premises, such fish being of species approved by
the Department ;
(d) artificial ponds, lakes, and basins which con-
tain water shall be stocked with larvivorous fish
provided and maintained by the occupier of the premi-
ses, such fish being of a species approved by the
Department.
16. DRAINAGE OF WATER FROM BUILD-
INGS AND PREMISES. (a) No part of any building
or premises or of any wall or other structure surround-
ing such building or premises shall be so constructed as
to be capable of retaining water unless provision is
made whereby such water may easily be drained
therefrom.
(b) Upon notice in writing being given by the
Department to the owner of any building or premises or
of any wall or other structure as aforesaid that any part
thereof is capable of retaining water and that no provi-
sion is made whereby such water may easily be drained
therefrom such owner shall forthwith cause the said part
to be constructed in accordance with the provisions of
sub-regulation (a) of this Regulation.
17. CEMETERIES (a) Flower vases, jars, jar-
dinieres and other ornamental articles in cemeteries
shall not be allowed to contain water.
(b) Any such receptacle shall be permanently
filled with sand.
(c) Mausoleums, vaults, and burial urns shall be
maintained in such a condition as not to collect water,







OFFICIAL GAZETTE. THURSDAY, MAY 27TH, 1954.


(d) The owner or occupier of a cemetery shall be
responsible for ensuring that water does not collect in
excavations or tombs therein.

18. STAGNANT WATER. (a) No person shall
expose any empty bottle (broken or otherwise), empty
tin, coconut shell, uncovered barrel, box or any other
article in such manner as to cause the same to be a
receptacle for stagnant water or a breeding place for
mosquitoes.
b) The presence of mosquito larvae in any collec-
tion of water shall be proof that such water is stagnant,
19 HINDRANCE OR OBSTRUCTION PROHI-
BITED. N,) person shall hinder or obstruct any mem-
ber of the Department whilst such member is acting in
the execution of any duty imposed upon him by these
Regulations.


Made by the Central Board of Health this 11th day
of May, 1954.


P. 1 BOYD
Chairman.


Confirmed by
of May, 1954.


the Governor in Council this 19th day


E. KARNEY OSBORNE
Clerk of the Ccuncil.















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