Title: Ordinances passed by the Legislative Council of Trinidad and Tobago during the year ..
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00103120/00051
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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
Subject: Law -- Trinidad and Tobago   ( lcsh )
Genre: government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
legislation   ( marcgt )
Dates or Sequential Designation: 1902-1952.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00103120
Volume ID: VID00051
Source Institution: Florida International University College of Law
Holding Location: Florida International University College of Law
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 13324890
lccn - 18009601
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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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Public Authorities protection.

No. 49.-1912.

30th October.

AN ORDINANCE to generalize and amend certain
statutory provisions for tne protection of persons
acting in the execution of statutory and other public
duties. t-

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8th November, 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 O1 dinance may be cited as the Public Authorities Shot Title.
Protection Ordinance, 1912.
2. Where after the commencement of this Ordinance proceeding
any action, prosecution or other proceeding is commenced "9' e"ri
in this Colony against any person for any act done inexetio
tatutory r
pursuance, or execution, or intended execution of any otherpui
Ordinance, or of any public duty or authority, or in respect dutr.
of any alleged neglect or default in the execution of any
such act, duty, or authority, the following provisions shall
have effect:
(a.) The action, prosecution or proceeding shall not lie Limtnta.n of
or be instituted unless it is commenced withint"e

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three months next after the act, neglect or
default complained of, or, in case of a continu-
ance of injury or damage, within three months
next after the ceasing thereof.
o0.t. (b.) Wherever in any such action a judgment is
obtained by the defendant, it shall carry costs
to be taxed as between solicitor and client.
Tenderof (c.) Where the proceeding is an action for damages,
meads. tender of amends before the action was com-
menced may, in lieu of or in addition to any
other plea, be pleaded. If the action was com-
menced after the tender, or is proceeded with
after payment into Court of any money in
satisfaction of the plaintiff's claim, and the
plaintiff does not recover more than the sum
tendered or paid, he shall not recover any costs
incurred after the tender or payment, and the
defendant shall be entitled to costs, to be taxed
as between solicitor and client, as from the time
of the tender or payment; but this provision
shall not affect costs on any injunction in the
(d.) If, in the opinion of the Court, the plaintiff has
not given the defendant a sufficient opportunity
of tendering amends before the commencement
of the proceeding, the Court may award to the
defendant costs to be taxed as between solicitor
and client.
Procedangaby This section shall not affect any proceedings by any
.;ihmo department of the Government against any local authority
or member or officer of a local authority.

u .peaw. 3. There shall be repealed so much of any Ordinance as
enacts that in any proceeding to which this Ordinance
(a.) the proceeding is to be commenced within any
particular time; or
(b.) notice of action is to be given; or

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Public Autlorities protection.

(c.) the defendant is to be entitled to any particular
kind or amount of costs, or the plaintiff is to be
deprived of costs in any specified event; or
(d.) the defendant may plead the general issue;
and in particular there shall be repealed the enactments
specified in the Schedule to this Ordinance to the extent in
that Schedule mentioned.
This repeal shall not affect any proceeding in respect saving.
of any cause of action accrued at the commencement of this

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

Acting Clerk of the Council.



The Sum'nary Conviction Offences (Proce.
dare) Oldinance, No. 1
The Weights and Measures Ordinance, No. 108
The Pawnbioke s Ordinance, N. 141 ...
The Spirits and Spirit Compounds Ordi-
nance, No. 176
The Customs Oddinance, No. 178 ...

The Harbours Ordinance, No. 181 ...
The Merchant Shipping Ordinance, No. 182...
The Lepers Ordinance, No. 190 ...


Sections 156, 157, 158, 159.

Section 54.
Section 48.
Sections 159, 160, 161, 162
1 3.
Sections 206, 207, 208, 209
Section 62
StctioLse 66, 67, 68, 69, 70.
Seetnn 21, all after theword
cause" in line .

The Roads Ordinance, No. 200 ... action 103
TheMunicipal Corporations Ordinance, No. 210 ,ectioes iO
The Port-of-Spain Waterworks Ordinance, Section 49.
No 283
The Constabulary Ordinance, 1905 (No. 16) .. Section 51,
The Exploslves Ordinance, 1907 (No. 15) ... setion 48.
The Quarantine Otdinanoe. 1910 INo. 17) .. Section 46.
The Plant Piotection Odinance, 1911 (No. 38) Sectiun 19,

7, 108.


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