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Creator: Saint Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla
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Place of Publication: Basseterre
Publication Date: January 6, 1955
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    Statutory Rules and Orders 1955, no. 1: Proclamation dated 4th January, 1955, appointing the time and place for a session of the Legislative Council of the Presidency
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ST. CHIRISTOPHER NEVIS 0 lN63 LA.
OFICIIL SA -T
Published by Authority.

VOL. L THURSDAY, JANUARY 6TH, 1955. No. 1.

LEEWARD ISLANDS

Saint Christopher Nevis and Anguilla.

Statutory Rules and Orders
1955, No. 1.

Proclamation dated 4th January, 1955, appointing
the time and place for a session of the Legislative
Council of the Presidency.
BY THE ACTING ADMINISTRATOR OF THE
PRESIDENCY OF SAINT CHRISTOPHER,
NEVIS AND ANGUILLA.
A PROCLAMATION.
W. E. JACOBS,
Acting Administrator.
WHEREAS pursuant to the provisions of sub-
section (1) of section 25 of the Saint Christopher, Nevis
and Anguilla Constitution and Elections Ordinance, 1952
(No. 5 of 1952) the Governor by proclamation dated the
22nd day of December, 1954, prorogued the Legislative
Council of the Presidency of Saint Christopher, Nevis
and Anguilla until such further date as may be appoint-
ed, by proclamation of the Administrator under the
provisions of section 18 of the said Ordinance, for the
first sitting in the next session of the said Council:
AND WHEREAS it is provided by section 18 of
the said Ordinance that the sessions of the said Council
shall be held at such times and places as the Adminis-
trator shall from time to time by proclamation ap-
point:
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OFFICIAL GAZETTE, THURSDAY, JANUARY 6TH, 1955.


AND WHEREAS it is expedient that a session
of the said Council should now be held :
NOW, THEREFORE, I do by this my proclama-
tion hereby appoint that a session of the Legislative
Council of the Presidency of Saint Christopher, Nevis
and Anguilla shall be held and that the first meeting
thereof shall commence with a sitting of the Council at
the Court House in the town of Basseterre in the afore-
said Presidency at 10.30 o'clock in the forenoon on
Tuesday the 25th day of January, 1955, for the despatch
of public business.
AND the Members of the said Council and all other
Her Majesty's officers and loving subjects in the said
Presidency and all those whom it may concern are
hereby required to take due notice hereof and to give
their ready obedience accordingly.
GIVEN at the Government House, Saint
Christopher, this 4th day of January, 1955,
in the third year of Her Majesty's reign.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!


Administrator's Office,
St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla,
3rd January, 1955.
Mr. L. P. Evelyn, Officer Class III
(Agricultural Assistant IIIB) appoint-
ed Farm Manager, St. Kitts with effect
from 22nd November, 1954.

4th January, 1955.
Mr. John Williams, Teacher Class
VI Cayon School, St. Kitts, appoint-
ment terminated with effect from 6th
September, 1954.

4th January, 1955.
Consequent on the absence in Anti-
gua of His Honour H. Burrowes, the
Honourable W. E. Jacobs, Crown At-
torney, St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla, has
been appointed by the Governor to act
as Administrator of the Presidency of
St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla until further
notice.
Mr. Jacobs today subscribed to the
prescribed oaths and assumed the ad-
ministration of the Government of the
Presidency.

4th January. 1955.
Mr. Jerome Crosse, Officer Class XI,
(Greaser Class I) Electric Light De-


apartment resigned with effect from
25th December, 1954.


4th January, 1955.
Mr. Bertie Robinson, Acting Officer
Class V (Acting Junior Clerk) Magis-
trate's Department appointed Officer
Class V (Junior Clerk) with effect
from 1st July, 1954.


6th January, 1955.


The following Ordinance is pub-
lished with this issue of the Gazette
and forms part thereof:-
No. 13 of 1954. The Fruit Trees
(Destruction Prohibition) Ordinance,
1954.

6th January, 1955.
The following Statutory Rules and
Orders are published witn this issue of
the Gazette and forms part thereof :-
No. 15 of 1954. The Vehicles and
Road Traffic (Amendment) Regula-
tions, 1954.
By Order,
J. S. ARCHIBALD,
Acting Clerk to the Administrator.


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OFFICIAL GAZETTE. THURSDAY, JANUARY 6TH, 1955.




METEOROLOGICAL REGISTER KEPT AT THE LABORATORY
LA GUERITE, ST. KIT rS.
Relative
THER. Humidity THER. BAR. *d
Date Reduced to -
Day Dry Wet per cert 320 Fh. and i_ Rainfall
1954 Sea Level. SO for Year.
9 3 9 3 9 3
Mx Mn 0
a.m.pm. a.m. p.m. a.m.p.m. Mn -----
9 a.in. 3 p.m.

Dec. 16 Thu 75 80 73 73 90 70 81 71 30. 045 29. 986 0. 13 Jan. 3.44
17 Fri 79 79 78 78 95 95 80 73 30. 04529. 965 Feb. 3.23
18 Sat 78 76 91 71 30.001 Mch. 0.87
19 Sun 81 0. 11 Apl. 1.84
20Mon 79 78 77 76 91 90 81 71 29.97129.871 May 0.89
21Tue 78 79 74 78 82 95 80 70 29. 97129. 8830.24 June 4.72
22 Wed 77 79 72 78 78 95 79 75 29.957 29.892 July 1.71
23 Thu 79 79 77 7s 91 91 79 68 30.013129.937 Aug. 7,63
241Fri 77 77 75 75 91 91 81 4 29.99529. 927 Sept. 8.92
25 Sat Oct. 6.36
26 Sun Nov. 3.16
27 Mon 83 | 0. 27 Dec. 2.28
28 Tue 78 78 72 71 74 70 83 69 29.94829.8950.07
29 Wed 79 79 71 70 66 63 81 69 29. 983 29. 9480. 01


0. 83 45.05

R. E. KELSICK Agricultural Superintendent.


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No. 13 of 1954. The Fruit Trees (Destruction Saint Christopher
Prohibition) Ordinance, 1954. Nevis and Anguilla.


O I Assent,
K. W. BLACKBURNE
Governor.
7th October, 1954.

Saint Christopher Nevis and Anguilla.

No. 13 of 1954.


An Ordinance to prohibit the destruction of
fruit trees, and for purposes in connection
therewith.

ENACTED by the Legislature of Saint Chris-
topher Nevis and Anguilla as follows :-

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Fruit Short Title.
Trees (Destruction Prohibition) Ordinance, 1954.

2. In this Ordinance Interpretation.
"fruit trees" means breadfruit, mango, mam-
mee apple, avocado pear, sapodilla and
soursop trees and such other species of
trees as the Agricultural Superintendent
may from time to time by order made un-
der section 5 of this Ordinance declare to
be a fruit tree within the meaning of this
Ordinance.

3. (1) The Agricultural Superintendent, or Power to
any person authorised in writing by him, may at inspect.
all reasonable times enter on and inspect any land
which is being used for the purpose of growing
fruit trees.

(2) Any person obstructing the Agricultural
Superintendent, or any person authorised in writ-
ing by him, in the exercise of his powers under the
preceding subsection shall be guilty of an offence
and liable on summary conviction to a fine not ex-
ceeding fifty dollars in the case of a first offence
or one hundred dollars in the case of a second or
any subsequent offence.







No. 13 of 1954.



Fruit trees not
to be cut down
or destroyed
except under
licence.


The Fruit Trees (Destruction
Prohibition) Ordinance, 1954.


Saint Christopher
Nevis and Anguilla.


4. (1) No person may, except by licence of the
Agricultural Superintendent, cut down or cause to
be cut down or in any manner whatsoever destroy
or cause to be destroyed any any fruit tree.


(2) Any licence under the last preceding
subsection may be granted subject to such condi-
tions as may be prescribed by the Agricultural
Superintendent.

(3) If any person contravenes the provisions
of this section or the conditions of any licence
granted under the provisions of this section, he
shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary
conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars in
the case of a first offence or one hundred dollars in
the case of a second or any subsequent offence.

Order amend- 5. The Agricultural Superintendent may from
ing definition time to time by order add any particular species
of fruit trees, of tree to or delete any particular species of tree
from, the definition of fruit trees contained in sec-
tion 2 of this Ordinance.


Commence-
ment.


6. This Ordinance shall come into operation
on such date as the Governor may appoint by pro-
clamation in the Gazette.


H. BURROWS.
President.


Passed the Legislative
1954.


Council this 29th day of September


E. KARNEY OSBORNE.
Clerk of the Council.




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LEEWARD ISLANDS

Saint Christopher Nevis and
Anguilla.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS
1954, No. 15.

The Vehicles and Road Traffic (Amendment) Regulations,
1954, made by the Governor in Council under Section 78
of the Vehicles and Road Traffic Ordinance, 1949 (No.
20 of 1949).

1. SHORT TITLE. These Regulations may be cited as
the Vehicles and Road Traffic (Amendment) Regulations, 1954,
and shall be read as one with the Vehicles and Road Traffic Regu-
lations, 1950 (S. R. & 0. 1950, No. 5), as amended, hereinafter called
the Principal Regulations.

2. AMENDMENT. The Principal Regulations are hereby
amended-

(a) by the deletion of the definition of "Road signal" oc-
curring in regulation 2;
(b) by inserting in regulation 2, immediately after the
definition of "Schedule," the following definition :-
"traffic sign" means any line, mark, direction, ar-
row, word, or other sign that may be placed on or
near any road for the purpose of indicating the
manner in which vehicles are to be driven, propell-
ed or parked.";
(c) by substituting the words "traffic signs" for the words
"road signals" occurring in sub-regulation 3(e) of regu-
lation 18;
(d) by substituting the words "traffic sign" for the words
"road signal" occurring in sub-regulation (5) of regu-
lation 18;
(e) by the insertion, immediately after regulation 18, of
the following new regulation numbered "18A" :-
"18A. TRAFFIC SIGN S. (a) The Traffic Commis-
sioner may cause or permit traffic signs to be placed
on or near any road.

(b) Every person driving or propelling any vehi-
cle shall conform to the indication given by any traffic
sign.";








(f) by the insertion, immediately after regulation 27, of
the following new regulation numbered "27A":-

"27A. SEATS AND SEATING CAPACITY IN
MOFOR OMNIBUSES AND PASSENGER
TRUCKS. (a) When a motor omnibus or a passen-
ger truck is carrying passengers, the width between
the backs of seats when the seats are placed length-
wise must be not less than fifty-six inches. When the
seats are placed behind each other, the unimpeded
distance available for the passengers between the
seats shall not be less than thirteen inches, while the
distance between the backs of two seats so placed
shall not be less than twenty-seven inches, and when
the seats are placed crosswise facing each other the
unimpeded space between them shall not be less than
twenty-six inches and the depth of each seat shall
not be less than fourteen inches. The supports of all
seats shall be firmly fixed in position and at least fif-
teen inches of unimpeded space allowed for each
passenger measured along each seat.

(b) For the purpose of sub-regulation (a) of this
regulation, two passengers under the age of twelve,
shall be treated as one." ;

(g) by the deletion of regulation 37 and the substitu-
tion therefore of the following :-

"37. RESTRICTION ON TRAVELLING OF
TRACTORS IN THE TOWN OF BASSETERRE.
(a) No tractor shall travel in any part of the town of
Basseterre except along Taylors Range, Wellington
Road, Cavon Street, Pond Road, Sandown Road and
that portion of the Bay Road, which lies between San-
down Road and the East Side of the Treasury build-
ing:
Provided always that tractors may travel to any
recognized garage for repairs on the written authority
of the Traffic Commissioner.

(b) The restrictions imposed in sub-regulation (a)
of this regulation shall not apply to tractors known as
"industrial tractors": provided that such tractors--

(i) are no more than 6 feet 6 inches long, 4 feet
wide and 4 feet 6 inches high ;

(ii) weigh no more than 30 hundredweights; and

(iii) are towing no more than two trailers, each
trailer being no more than 8 feet long and four
feet wide.";




































1954.


(h) by the insertion, immediately after regulation 44, of
the following new regulations numbered "44A" and
"4413" respectively :-

"44A." LOADING AND UNLOADING ARTICLES
ON OR FROM MOTOR LORRIES AND TRAIL-
ERS. (a) No article may be loaded on to or unloaded
from any motor lorry or trailer on any road when-

(i) in the case of a motor lorry, more than seven
persons, and

(ii) in the case of a trailer, more than four persons
are working as loaders thereon.

44B. RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF HAND-
CARTS. (a) No handcart having more than two
wheels shall be used on any road.

(b) No person shall ride on any handcart whilst
such handcart is being used on any road.

(c) No person shall permit any handcart to re-
main stationary on any road for any period of time
except during such time as articles are being loaded
on to or unloaded from such handcart."


Made by the Governor in Council this 6th day of October.


E. KARNEY OSBORNE
Clerk of the Council.














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