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Title: Ordinances passed by the Legislative Council of Trinidad and Tobago during the year ..
Uniform Title: Laws, etc. (Ordinances : 1902)
Alternate Title: Ordinances as passed by the Legislative Council of Trinidad and Tobago during the year ..
Physical Description: 51 v. : ; 26 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Trinidad and Tobago
Publisher: G.P.O.
Place of Publication: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
Publication Date: 1912
Frequency: annual
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Subject: Law -- Trinidad and Tobago   ( lcsh )
Genre: government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
legislation   ( marcgt )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: 1902-1952.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00103120
Volume ID: VID00037
Source Institution: Florida International University College of Law
Holding Location: Florida International University College of Law
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Preceded by: Ordinances of the Council of Government
Succeeded by: Ordinances enacted by the Legislative Council of Trinidad and Tobago between the ... and government notices published between the ...

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TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO.

Municipal Corporations (San Fernando.)

No. 35-1912.

2nd July.


AN ORDINANCE
Ordinance, No.
San Fernando,


to amend the Municipal Corporations
210, as applicable to the Borough of


[L.S.]


GEORGE R. LE HUNTE,
GOVERNOR.
17th July, 1912.


BE it enacted by the Governor of Trinidad and Tobago
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof as follows:-

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Municipal Corpo- short Title.
rations (San Fernando Amendment) Ordinance, 1912. It
shall be read as one with the Municipal Corporations Ordi-
nance, No. 210, hereinafter called the Principal Ordinance.

2. The provisions of this Ordinance and the effect of any Application.
amendment or repeal thereunder shall apply and extend
only to the Borough of San Fernando.

3. Section 4 of the Principal Ordinance is hereby repealed, MIetes and
and there shall be inserted in lieu thereof the following Borough of
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4. For the purposes of this Ordinance the metes and
bounds of the Borough of SanFernando shall be as follows:-

A line commencing on the west from the sea at the
point of boundary on the sea side between the
lands known as the Paradise Estate and the
Government lands and drawn along the sea -'
shore until the line meets the south-western
boundary of the Vista Bella Estate, and thence
along the southern side of the Vista Bella Estate
to the Pointe-h-Pierre Road, and thence in a
northerly direction to a point 300 feet in the
Vista Bella Estate, thence to a point 150 feet
north of the Junction of Pointe-h-Pierre Road
and Cane Street, thence running eastward
parallel to Cane Street and to the new Circular
Road to London Street, thence southward and
parallel to the new Circular Road to the point
where such parallel line crosses the road to
Savanna Grande, thence to the north-eastern
boundary of the lands of Etienne Thoulouis,
and thence along the western boundary of the
Felicity Estate to the point where such line
meets the south-eastern boundary of the lands
of Etienne Thoulouis, and thence in a straight
line to the westward along the northern boundary
of Les Efforts Estate to the point where such
line meets the Cipero tramline, and thence in a
southerly direction along such tramline to the
point where such line again meets the northern
boundary of the Les Efforts Estate, and thence
across the said tramline in a westerly direction
along the northern boundary of the Les Efforts
Estate to the point where such line meets the
south-eastern boundary of Paradise Estate, and
thence along the Eastern boundary of Paradise
Estate in a northerly direction to the point
where the line meets the Government lands,
and thence along the northern side of the Para-
dise Estate to the point on the sea-side from
which such line commenced.


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No. 35. Municipal Corporations (San Fernando.) 1912,

4. Section 97 of the Principal Ordinance is hereby Defaultersto
repealed, and in lieu thereof shall be read the following:- be returned.
(1.) In case any person shall make default in the
payment of such rate, the Town Clerk and
Treasurer shall, at the first meeting of the said
Council in the month of July in each year, lay
before the Council a return specifying the names
of all persons in default, and the amount of all
such rates respectively unpaid, and thereupon it
shall be lawful for the Mayor of the Borough to
issue a warrant under his hand, with a list
attached to and forming part of the said warrant,
specifying the sums so due, addressed to the
Bailiff of the Borough appointed under this
Ordinance authorizing and requiring him to
distrain the goods and chattels of the person or
persons by whom such rates shall be payable, or
who may be in possession or occupation of the
houses or lands or any part of the houses or
lands in respect of which such rates shall be
payable, for the amount of the rates in arrear,
together with a percentage at the rate of 10 per
centum on the amount of the said rates and the
costs of and incidental to such distress and sale.
(2.) The costs of and incidental to any abortive sale
under Section 103 of this Ordinance may be
included in the amount specified to be due as
mentioned in the preceding Sub-section.
5. Section 99 of the Principal Ordinance is hereby Appropriation
repealed and in lieu thereof shall be read the following :- direses.
The proceeds of any such distress, after deducting
the costs of and incidental to such distress and
sale, shall be forthwith paid over to the Town
Clerk and Treasurer of the Borough in satisfac-
tion of the amount of the rate and percentage,
next in satisfaction of the costs of and incidental
to any abortive sale under Section 103 of this
Ordinance, and the balance, if any, shall be paid
over to the person or persons whose goods may
have been so distrained as aforesaid.











Municipal Corporations (San Fernando.)


Return of 6. Section 102 of the Principal Ordinance is hereby
warrant. amended by striking out the words on the back of such
warrant" in line 4 and reading in lieu thereof the words
against the sums specified in the list attached to the
said warrant."
costs and 7. Section 103 of the Principal Ordinance is amended
expenses of
sale. aS follows :-
(a.) By adding after the words such percentage"
in line 13 the words and the expenses of such
notices and the costs of and incidental to any
previous abortive sale under this Section ";
(b.) By striking out the words the expenses of
such notices in the third line from the end
and reading in lieu thereof the words "the
costs of and incidental to such sale and of any
previous abortive sale under this Section."

Notice of intention to remove b;, ..'.'7,s.
No building to 8.-(1.) It shall not be lawful for any person to pull
be removed
from its site down or to remove any building from the site on which it
except after stands unless he shall, not more than 14 days and not less
notice to
Council. than 2 days, before such removal, have given to the Council
notice in writing of his intention to pull down or remove
such building.
Form of (2.) The notice to be given under this section may be
notice according to the form "A in the Schedule hereto,
or in such other form as may hereafter from time to time be
prescribed by the Council.
Owner of land (3.) The owner of the land from which any house shall
to notify have been removed shall, within seven days after such
removal of
house there- removal, notify the Council thereof.
from.
Form of (4.) The notice to be given by such owner shall be
notice. according to the form B in the Schedule hereto.
Penalty. (5.) Every owner of any land who shall fail or neglect
to give such notice within the time prescribed by this
section shall, for every such offence, be liable to a penalty
not exceeding Five Pounds, and in default of payment to
imprisonment with or without hard labour for any term not
exceeding one month.


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No. 35. Municipal Corporations (San Fernando) 1912.

9.-(1.) Any person who shall pull down or remove any Penalty for
building from its site and any owner of any building who ulding with-
shall cause, permit, or suffer any building to be removed ou"t previous
from such site, without having first given the notice pres- council.
cribed by the preceding section, shall be liable on conviction
thereof to a penalty not exceeding Ten Pounds, and in
default to imprisonment with or without hard labour for
any term not exceeding three months.
(2.) Every building pulled down or removed in contra-
vention of this Section shall be deemed to have been pulled
down or removed by the owner.
Returns to be made by owners of properties.
10.-(1.) The owner of any lands, tenements or heredita- Return of
ownership of
ments within the Borough shall, on or before the first day of houses in the
October, in the year 1912, send in to the Town Clerk and town.
Treasurer a return in writing according to the form C "
in the Schedule hereto.
(2.) Every person who at any time after the first day Return byper-
of October in the year 1912 comes into possession whether intoss,, on
in his own right, or as trustee for any other person or per- of premises.
sons, or as personal representative of any person deceased,
or committee of any other person, of lands, tenements or
hereditaments within the said Borough shall, within one
month next after he comes into possession, send in to the
Town Clerk and Treasurer a return according to such form as
may from time to time be prescribed by the Council des-
cribing such lands, tenements or hereditaments, in the
manner indicated in such form, and stating the title under
which such possession has been acquired.
(3.) If any owner or person who is required by this Pealtyfor
section to make a return of lands, tenements or heredita- makereturns,
ments fails or neglects to make any such return as herein- complete or
before required, and in such form as may from time to time false returns.
be prescribed by the Council, or makes a return thereof
which is in any respect defective or incomplete, or is wilfully
untrue in any particular, every such owner or person shall
be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction of
every such offence to a penalty not exceeding Ten Pounds,
and in default of payment to imprisonment with or without
hard labour for any term not exceeding three months.












No. 35. Municipal Corporations (San Fernatnd.) 1912.

Passed in Council this Second day of July, in the
year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twelve.



HARRY L. KNAGGS,
Clerk of the Council.



SCHEDULE.

FoRM A."
REMOVAL OF HOUSE, NOTICE BY OWNER OF HOUSE.

MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (SAN FERNANDO AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 1912.


To the Town Clerk and Treasurer.
I, the undersigned, the owner of the house now numbered and assessed as
No. standing on lands belonging to do hereby
give you notice that I intend to remove (or pull down, as the case may be), the
said house from its present site on or before the day of 19


Signature of owner of house.

Address.......................
Dated......................


FORM "B."
REMOVAL OF HOUSE,-NOTICE BY OWNER OF LAND ON WHICH HOUSE STOOD.

MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (SAN FERNANDO AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE 1912.

To the Town Clerk and Treasurer.
I, the undersigned, the owner of the land on which stood the house hereto-
fore numbered and assessed as No. hereby notify you that the said house
was removed (or pulled down, as the case may be), from my said land on or
about the day of 19


Signature of owner of land.

Address........................
Dated................ ...












No. 35.


2Municipal Corporations (San Fernando.)


FORM C."


RETURN OF OWNERSHIP TO BE MADE BY EVERY OWNER OF RATEABLE
PROPERTY IN THE BOROUGH OF SAN FERNANDO.


MUNILCPAL CORPORATIONS (SAN FERNANDO AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 1912.

Particulars.


DECLARATION.


I hereby declare that I am the owner of the Premises described in the first
column of the above Schedule of particulars, and that the several particulars in
such Schedule are in every respect justly and truly stated to the best of my
knowledge and belief.


Signature in full of owner.


Dated this


day of


, 19


Owner's address.......................


1912.




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