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Place of Publication: Basseterre
Publication Date: October 4, 1956
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ST. CiRISTOPnER NEVIS NI

OfflCIAL GAZETt


Published by A authority.


VOL LI. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4rH 1956.


Administrator's Office,
St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla,
22nd September, 1956.

Mr. Alexander Jarvis, Officer Class
XII (Orderly Cunningham Hospital),
appointed Officer Class X (Orderly
Cunningham Hospital) with effect from
1st January, 1957.


22nd September, 1956.

Mr. Keith Archibald, Junior Clerk,
Audit Department resigned with effect
from 23rd September, 1956.


24th September, 1956.

Honourable R. H. Lockhart, ap-
pointed Acting Crown Attorney, bt.
Kitts Nevis Anguilla with effect from
2nd September, 1956


24th September, 1956.
Mr. Edward Griffin, Teacher Class
IV, St. James' School, transferred to
Gingerland Senior School with effect
from 15th September 1956.


24th September, 1956.
Mr. Desmond Gilfillan, teacher Class
IV, Gin-erland Senior School, appoint-
ed to act Teacher in Charge, New
River School with effect from 15th Sep-
tember, 1956.


24th September, 1956.

The following Ordinance is circu-
lated with this issue of the Gazette
and forms part thereof: -
No. 19 of 1956-The Holidays with
Pay Ordinance, 1956.


26th September, 1956.

Miss Muriel Edwards, Officer Class
VI (Charge Nurse), Cunningham Hos-
pital, appointed Officer Class V (Ward
Sister), Cunningham Hospital with
effect from 6th September, 1956.


27th September, 1956.
Mr. Charles Hanley, Officer ClassXII
(Orderly, Cunningham Hospital), ap-
pointed Officer Class X (Orderly, Cun-
ningham Hospital) with effect from 1st
January, 1956.


28th September, 1956.
Miss Georgina Wallace, Officer Class
XIII (Seamstress, Cunningham Hospi-
tal), appointed Officer Class XI (Seam-
stress, Cunningham Hospital) with
effect from 1st January, 1956.


1st October, 1956.
Miss H. Reynolds, Junior Clerk,
Post Office, St.Kitts, transferred to
Crown Attorney's Office, St.Kitts, with
effect from 1st October, 1956.


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OFFICIAL GAZETI'E, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4TH, 1956.


2nd October, 1956,

On the 15th September, 1956, the
Governor in Council made an Order,
under subsection (1) of section 6 of the
Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments
Act (Cap. 19), extending the Reciprocal
Enforcement of Judgments Act to
judgments obtained in Superior Courts
in Nigeria.


2nd October, 1956.

The Governor has been pleased to
appoint the person for the time being
holding the office of Crown Attorney
to be a Justice of the Peace in and tor
the Colony of Saint Christopher Nevis
and Anguilla,


2nd October, 1956.

Mrs. Gertrude Hart, Teacher Class
IV, dismissed from the Service with
effect from 1st September, 1956.


2nd October, 1956.

The Governor has been pleased to
appoint the person for the time being
holding the office of Crown Attorney
of the Colony of Saint Christopher
Nevis and Anguilla to be a Visiting
Justice and Chairman of the Visiting
Justices of the Prison at Basseterre in
the Colony of Saint Christopher Nevis
and Anguilla with effect from 1st July,
1956, for a term of five years.


2nd October, 1956.

The Governor has been pleased to
appoint the following persons to be
Visiting Justices of the Prison at
Basseterre in the Colony of Saint
Christopher Nevis and Anguilla with
effect from 1st July, 1956, for a term of
five years:-

Charles Hubert Dinzey, Esq.
Emile Sapienne Delisle, Esq.


William Eustace Llewellyn
Wall, Esq.
Charles Norman Griffin, Esq., O.B.E

3rd October, 1956.

Miss Elise Sebastian, appointed
Teacher Class II, on two years proba-
tion with effect from 23rd July, 1956.

3rd October. 1956-

Dr. J. M. Semple, appointed Senior
Medical Officer with effect from 10th
July, 1956.

3rd October, 1956.

Mrs. Eglantine Allers, Officer Class
X (Matron, Infirmary, St. Kitts), ap-
pointed Officer Class VII (Matron,
Infirmary, St. Kitts) with effect from
1st January, 1956.

In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.

Saint Christopher Circuit.

A. D. 1956.

NOTICE is hereby given that in
pursuance of Rules made by the Chief
Justice under Section 16 of the Wind-
ward Islands and Leeward Islands
(Courts) Order-in-Council 1939, and
duly approved as therein provided on
the 16th day of October, A. D. 194,
The Honourable the Puisne Judge
selected for the sitting of the Court in
the Saint Christopher Circuit has ap-
pointed the day of the month on
which the ensuing Circuit Corrt shall
sit as follows, that is to say:-

The Saint Christopher Circuit on
FRI AY the 2nd day of NOVEMBER,
1956, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon.

Dated the 3rd day of October,
1956.
(Sd) CAROL W. J. BRISTOL,
Registrar.


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No. 19 of 1956. The Holidays with Pay Saint Christopher
Ordinance, 1956. Nevis and Anguilla.


LI Assent,
K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
4th July, 1956.

Saint Christopher Nevis and fnguilla.

No. 19 of 1956


An Ordinance to make provision for
holidays with pay for employees.

Commence- [4th July, 1956]
ment.
ENACTED by the Legislature of Saint
Christopher Nevis and Anguilla as follows:-
Short title. 1. This Ordinance may be cited as the
Holidays with Pay Ordinance, 1956.
Interpretation. 2. In this Ordinance, unless the context
otherwise requires, the following expressions
have the meanings hereby respectively assign-
ed to them -

"average pay" in relation to an employee
means the average earnings of an
employee during the year of employ-
ment in respect of which he becomes
entitled to holiday and shall be com-
puted by dividing the aggregate
earnings of an employee during a
year of employment by the number
of days, weeks or months, as the case
may be, during which an employee
is employed as aforesaid ;

"employer" means any person, employ-
ing one or more employees and in-






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No. 19 of 1966. The Holidays with Pay Saint Christopher
Ordinance, 1956. Nevis and Anguilla.


cludes any agent, manager, or repre-
sentative, of such person, who is
responsible directly or indirectly, for
the payment, in whole or in part, of
remuneration to an employee;

"employee" means any person who is in
receipt of or entitled to any remuner-
ation for labour or services performed
for an employer;

"pay" means all basic wages which an
employee is paid or is entitled to be
paid by his employer in respect of
the labour or services which he has
performed for his employer, but does
not include any overtime payments,
commissions or bonuses;

"working day" means any day or part
thereof during which an employee
performs labour or services for an
employer ;

"year of employment" in relation to an
employee means any period of twelve
months during which the employee
has actually performed labour or
rendered services for the same em-
ployer for an aggregate of at least
two hundred and forty days in the
case of employees employed on a
weekly, fortnightly, monthly or
yearly basis, and at least one hun-
dred and fifty days in the case of
any other employees.
Annual holiday 3. (1) Every employee being in em-
-terms and
conditions. ployment at the date of the commencement of
this Ordinance shall, at the end of the first
year of his employment, computed as though
his employment commenced on the date of the





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Ordinance, 1956. Nevis and Anguilla.


commencement of this Ordinance, and at the
end of each succeeding year of his employ-
ment, be entitled to an annual holiday of
not less than fourteen working days.

(2) Every employee not being in em-
ployment at the date of the commencement
of this Ordinance but thereafter being in
employment shall, at the end of each year
of his employment, be entitled to an annual
holiday of not less than fourteen working
days.

(3) The annual holiday shall be given
and taken in one period of fourteen working
days or if the employer and employee so
agree, in two periods of seven working days
each and not otherwise.

(4) If the employer and employee so
agree, the annual holiday or either of such
separate periods may be taken wholly or
partly in advance before the employee has
become entitled to such holiday.

(5) The annual holiday shall be given
by the employer and shall be taken by the
employee before the expiration of six months
after the date upon which the right to such
holiday accrues:

Provided that the giving and taking of
the whole or any separate period of such
holiday may, with the consent in writing of
the Labour Commissioner, be further post-
poned for a period to be specified by him in
any case where he is of opinion that circum-
stances render such postponement necessary
or desirable.

(6) The employer shall determine the
date on which the annual holiday shall








The Holidays with Pay
Ordinance, 1956.


Saint Christopher
Nevis and Anguilla.


Payment in res-
pect of holiday.






Where employ-
ment termi-
nated, employer
deemed to have
granted holiday
on payment of
pay.


commence and shall give to the employee not
less than seven days' notice of such date.

(7) Where the annual holiday or any
part thereof has been taken before the right
to such annual holiday has accrued, the right
to a further annual holiday shall not com-
mence to accrue until after the expiration
of the period of twelve months in respect of
which the annual holiday or part thereof has
been so taken.

(8) Where any public holiday occurs
during any period of annual holiday taken by
an employee under this section the period of
the annual holiday shall be increased by one
working day in respect of that public holiday.

(9) In addition to the annual holiday as
aforesaid an employer shall grant to an em-
ployee any holiday accruing due to an em-
ployee during the first year after the date of
the commencement of this Ordinance under
any contract, agreement or other arrange-
ment between an employer and an employee
which is in force at the date of the com-
mencement of this Ordinance.

4. Every employee who takes an annual
holiday under section 3 of this Ordinance shall
receive average pay in respect of the period of
the holiday and such payment shall be
made by an employer to an employee not later
than the day immediately preceding the com-
mencement of such annual holiday.

5. Where the employment of an em-
ployee who has become entitled to an annual
holiday is terminated, and the employee has
not taken all of such holiday as is due to him,
the employer shall be deemed to have given
such annual holiday to the employee from the


No. 19 of 1956.







No. 19 of 1956.


The Holidays with Pay
Ordinance, 1956.


Saint Christopher
Nevis and Anguilla.


Provision for
holiday pay
where employ-
ment terminates
before employee
entitled to holi-
day.







Holiday taken
in advance-
adjustments in
connection
therewith.


date of the termination of the employment,
and shall forthwith pay to the employee, in
addition to all other amounts due to him, his
pay in respect of the period of annual holiday
to which he is entitled.

6. Where the employment of any
employee is terminated before the employee
has become entitled to an annual holiday
under section 3 of this Ordinance, the em-
ployer shall forthwith pay to the employee,
in addition to all other amounts due to him,
a sum of money which is in the same propor-
tion to the total pay of the employee for two
weeks as the total period of his employment
with such employer is to the period of one
year.

7. Where the annual holiday or any
part thereof has been taken in advance by an
employee under subsection (4) of section 3 of
this Ordinance; and

(a) the employment of the employee
is terminated before he has com-
pleted the year of employment
in respect of which such annual
holiday or part thereof was
taken; and

(b) the sum paid by the employer
to the employee in respect of
such annual holiday or part
thereof exceeds the sum which
the employer is required to pay
to that employee under section
6 of this Ordinance,

the employer shall not be liable to make any
payment to the employee under those sections,
and shall be entitled to deduct the amount of
such excess from any remuneration payable





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Ordinance, 1956. Nevis and Anguilla.


to the employee upon the termination of his
employment.
Records to be 8. (1) Every employer shall keep such
records of the remuneration, periods of em-
ployment and holidays of every employee
employed by him as may be necessary for the
purpose of enabling him to comply with the
provisions of this Ordinance.

(2) The Labour Commissioner, or any
person duly authorised by him in writing,
may at all reasonable times enter any premises
or place where an employee is employed and
inspect any records required to be kept un-
der the provisions of the last preceding sub-
section.

No power to 9. Any agreement between an employer
and an employee which purports to exclude
the operation of any provisions of this Ordin-
ance shall be null and void.
offences. 10. Any employer who-

(a) refuses to allow any employee to
take a holiday to which he is
entitled under the provisions of
this Ordinance;

(b) fails to pay to any employee any
sum to which he is entitled under
the provisions of this Ordinance;
or

(c) fails to keep records in accord-
ance with the provisions of sec-
tion 8 of this Ordinance, or
knowingly enters, or causes to be
entered, in such records any false
particular, or wilfully delays or
obstructs the Labour Commis-







No. 19 of 1956.


The Holidays with Pay
Ordinance, 1956.


Saint Christopher
Nevis and Anguilla.


Prosecution to
be instituted
within one year
of offence.


sioner, or any person duly
authorised by him, in the exercise
of any power under sub-section
(2) of the said section 8,

shall be guilty of an offence against this Ordi-
nance, and shall be liable on summary convic-
to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars or
to imprisonment for any term not exceeding
six months, or to both such fine and imprison-
ment.

11. No prosecution for any offence
under this Ordinance shall be instituted after
the expiration of one year from the date of
the commission of the offence.


R. J. GORDON,
Deputy President.


Passed the Legislative
1956.


Council this 22nd day of June,


L. O'LOUGHLIN.
Clerk of the Council.












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