TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO.
AN ORDINANCE to amend the Immigration Ordinance,
GEORGE R. LE HUNTE,
26th December, 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 Immigration Short Til..
Ordinance, 1912, hereinafter called the principal Ordinance.
2. Section 28 of the principal Ordinance is hereby repealed ipei.
and in lieu thereof shall be read the following:-
28. Every employer to whom any immigrant shall be iadetum fe.
indentured shall be charged with the payment to
His Majesty His Heirs and Successors of such
sum as fees on the indenture of such immigrant
and payable in such instalments as may from
time to time be fixed by the Governor in Execu-
tive Council; and all such payments shall be
made although such immigrant shall have died
or become incapable of work, or shall have been
absent from the plantation in respect of which
he shall have been indentured:
No. 56. Immigration. 1912.
Provided that the sum payable on the indenture of
a minor immigrant shall be one-half the sum
payable on the indenture of an adult immigrant :
Provided also that when the indenture of any such
immigrant shall be cancelled by order of the
Governor or such immigrant shall before the
expiration of his term of service obtain from
the Protector a certificate of exemption from
labour, such employer shall be discharged
from any further payment in respect of such
1MkZp"-isn 3. The provisions of Section 29 of the principal Ordi-
penion of chance imposing on employers the payment of certain sums,
eo'". shall in respect of immigrants introduced after the first
day of April, 1913, be suspended until brought into opera-
tion by order of the Governor in Executive Council.
Provided that if at any time the total cost of return
passages of immigrants chargeable on the Repatriation fund
exceeds the sum then standing to the credit of the Repatria-
tion fund, such excess shall be a charge on the Immigration
Passed in Council this 20th day of December, in
the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twelve.
HARRY L. KNAGGS,
Clerk of the Council.
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