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The Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette

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Title:
The Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette
Creator:
Antigua
Montserrat
British Virgin Islands
Place of Publication:
[St. John's? Antigua]
Publisher:
Govt. Printer.
Frequency:
weekly
completely irregular
Language:
English
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12 v. : ; 25-35 cm.

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Subjects / Keywords:
Law -- Periodicals -- Antigua and Barbuda ( lcsh )
Law -- Periodicals -- Montserrat ( lcsh )
Law -- Periodicals -- British Virgin Islands ( lcsh )
Politics and government -- Periodicals -- Antigua and Barbuda ( lcsh )
Politics and government -- Periodicals -- Montserrat ( lcsh )
Politics and government -- Periodicals -- British Virgin Islands ( lcsh )
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serial ( sobekcm )
legislation ( marcgt )
federal government publication ( marcgt )
periodical ( marcgt )

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Dates or Sequential Designation:
v. 1-12, no. 18; July 5, 1956-Mar. 30, 1967.
General Note:
Includes supplements consisting of bills, ordinances, statutory rules & orders, etc.

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University of Florida
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Related Items

Preceded by:
Leeward Islands gazette
Succeeded by:
Antigua official gazette
Succeeded by:
Montserrat official gazette
Succeeded by:
Virgin Islands official gazette

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THE
FLO
UA, MONTSERRAT
2AND
-i I ISLANDS GAZETTE.
ub/ished by authority.
i z VOL. II. THURSDAY, 17,i JANUARY, 1957. No. 4.
No ic i. obtained the appropriate licence is CONFIRMATION OF ORDINANCES
N otice s. _liable to a penalty not exceeding
iT Excellency the A citing (lover- $250.00 and to forfeiture of the No. 7.
nor hats issued a Commission to BDis Tapparatus.i Se cretary of State for the
Honour Alec Lovelace, M.B.E., M.C., All applications should beaddrssed ( Colonies has informed the Acting appointing him to be his Deputy for in carf. of the Administrator's Otlice, Governor th;t the power of disthe period of His Exellency's visit Iigh Stree, St. John's. allowance will not be exercised in
to the Virlin Islands from the 15th Administrf or's rsice, resect of the undermentioned Ordito the 22nd .January, 1957. Antig,. nances:11th Januairy, 1957. Antigua.
Chief Seccretary's Ofice, Ref. No. A. 75/12.
Antique. ..No. 15 of 1956, The Crown Pro10th January, 1957. With ref, rence to the Press Notice ceedings (Amendment) Ordinance,
Ref. No. 47/00283s of thi lth Jantary, 1957 regarding 1956"
telecmnmu-nications licences, owners Ref. No. 47/00305. The Acting Governor has, under of radio :o s arte requested to have
section 3 of the Income Tax Ordi- the samine licensed at the Police Station No. 23 of 1956, The Distribution nance, No. 2 of 1946, of the British in the district where such owners of German Enemy Property OrdiVirgin Islands, been pleased to reside, and not through the Adminis- nance, 1956" appoint the following persons to be trator's Office as stated in the aboveCommissioners for the due adminis- mentioned Notice. Ref. No. 47/0044.
tration of the said Ordinance:- Administrator's O'ice, Montserrat.
Antigqu.
His Httonour G. P. Allsehrook- 15th January. 1957. No. 10 of 1956, "The Crown Pro( (Ch a irman) ceedings (Amendment) Ordinance,
The lfn. T. E. A. Perkins No. 6. 1956".
Mr. N. E. A. Harrigan Appointments and transfers etc., Ref. No. 47/00307
His Hlonour G. P. Allsebrook has been in the public service, with effect from appointed in place (of His Honour Lt. the dates stated, are published for Virgin Islands.
Col. H. A. C. Howard, and replacing general information:- No. 8 of 1956, "The Crown Proth ton. T. E. A. Perkins now back Browne, Miss R. F., to be Ward Sister, ceedings (Amendment) Ordinance, from lea vo. Hlbherton Httospital, Antigua. 1956 ".
The Acting Governor has, under Jian. 7 Ref. No. 47/00308.
section 44 of the Income Tax Ordi- Daniel, A., Petty Officer, Class III, nance, No. 2 of 1946, of the British Governor's Office, to be Petty Chief Secretary's Ofice, Virgin Islands, been pleased to ap- Officer, Class II, Mental Hospital, Leeward Islands, point the Official Representative of Antigua Jan. 1 Antigua.
the Clonial Income Tax Office, Lon- Knight, Miss S. C.. Junior Clerk, 12th January, 1957. don, as agent for the territory of the Administration, Antigua, confirmed British Virgin Islands. in appointment. Jan. 1 No" 8.
Chief N'ecretary's Qffice. Murphy, D., Prison Officer, Grade III, The following Ordinances and
Antigua. Antigua, confirmed in appointment. Statutory Rule and Order are circu,Jan.l
9th January, 1957. an lated with this Gazette and form part
Ref. No. 47/00007, It is hereby notified for general thereof:information that Receipt No. 7942 ORDINANCES.
together with its counterfoil is missIt is hereby notified for general ing from the book numbered 7901- Antigua.
information that applications for the 8000 which was previously issued to undermentioned telecommunications John Crump of Seatons, a collector of No. 37 of 1956, Supplementary licences or renewals of such licences, rents and loans repayments for the Appropriation (1 9 5 3) Ordinance, namely, Labour Welfare Office. 1956 ". 2 pp. Price 4 cts.
(a) Amateur Stations 2. The r-ceipt is invalid and any(b) Aeronautical Stations one in possession of it should report Montserrat.
(c) Ship Radio Stations same to the Chief Accountant, Treas- No. 24 of 1956, The Enactment
(d) Land. Mobile and Coast Stations ury, immediately. (Leeward islands Acts) Ordinance,
(e) Marine Operating Licences W. S. Abbott (Leeward islands Acts) Ordinance,
(f) Radio Receiving Set Licences, E:recutve Secretary 1956". 6 pp. Price 8 ts.
must be made to the Telecommunica- Sugar Industry Labour WlVelfare STATUTORY RULE & ORDER.
tions Officer in the month of January Fund.
in each year. Labour Welfare Office, Alntigua.
7emple 'ret,
Any person using or operating any St. ,]John's, No. 48 of 1956, The Saint
of the albovementioned telecommuni- 8th January, 1957. Phillips Extension Scheme, 1956
catio"p apparatus without having first Ref. No. A. 65/7--V. 7 pp. Price 9 cts.
9_24., ).,




16 THE ANTIGUA, MONTSERRIAT AND VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE, [17 Janwuar',1957
British Nationality Regulations, 1948. pensioner or other allowance from IT IS HEREBY NOTIFIED for public funds, shall deliver a true and general information that as from 1st Under Regulation 6 (b) of thile correct return of his whole income to January, 1957, the Antigua Electricity British Nationality fRegulations, 148, the Commissioners not later than the Board and its undertaking became a His Excellency the Acting Governor 31st day of January, 1957. (Section Government Department under the has been pleased to direct that, where 67 and S. R. & O. 1946, No. 13). control of the Director of Electricity an application for the registration of and Telephones. The undertaking is
a person as a citizen of the United Other Persons. now called the Electricity, Ice and
Kingdom and Colonies in accordance Cold Storage Department.
with the provisions of the British Every person (including a cornNationality Regulations, 1948, is pany) liable to pay income tax shall All persons, indebted to the now made to the Governor, such registra- deliver a true and correct return of defunct Board are requested to settle tion shall, if the application is granted, his whole income not later than the their indebtedness to the Board with be effected in the Leeward Islands at 31st day of March, 1957 (Section 67 the above Department. All cheques the O fhice of the Chief Secretary, in and S. R. & O. 1946, No. 13). should be made payable to the Office the City of Saint John's in the Manager of the Department. Mr.
Islmdi of Antigta. Agents, Trustees, Etc. ERic CHALLENG(ER, and all comn2. Under Rgulation 9(3)(b) of the Any person having the direction, munications should ) addressed to British Nationality Regulations, 1948, control or management of any prop- the Office of the Department at St. His Excellency the Acting Governor erty or concern, or being in receipt Mary's Stret St John's. hac also been pleasedI to direct that, of income; on behalf of any p1irson, Administrafor's 0fice where a certificate of naturalisation is whether resident or non-resident. as St. John's granted by the Governor, the oath of attorney, factor, agent, trustee, eura- tiu all-giaice required by Section 10(1) tor or committee should make and Antigua.
of the British Nationality Act, 1948, deliver to the Commissioners a return 7th Jauary, 1957 to be taken shall be registered in the in respect of such property, concern Leeward Islands at the Office of the or income not later than the 31st day IT 1S HEIfEBY NOTIFIED for Chief Secretary, in the City of Saint of March, 1957. (Sections 28 and general information that until further John's in the Island of Antigua. 29). notice the Olfice of the Electricity, Ice
General. and C(old Storage Department in St.
3. This notice supersedes the Marv's Street St. John's, will be
notice on this subject which wvas Any person may considered to public on th following
published in the Leeward Islands be "liable to pay income tax" if his daysopen the pubic on the hours statedllowing Gazette of the 29th Jutne, 1950. income from all sources exceedIs one hereandlrt hundred and twelve pounds ($537.60). hereunde
Dated the 24th day of December, All claims for deduction from in- Mondays to Fridays-9 a.m. to 12
1956. come tax must be substantiated by n,)on tllod 1 pm. to 3 p.m.
the production of rtc.ipts or other
By His Excellency's Commnand, bond fide evidence Saturdays-9 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.
C. S. Roberts, Penalties. Administrator's Oflice.
Acting Chief Secretary.
Any person liable to pay income St. John's,
Office of the Chief' Secretary, tax who fails to make or deliver a
Leeward Islands, return within the prescribed period Antigua.
At Antigqu, shall be guilty of an offence against
24th December, 1956. this Ordinance and shall be liable on 7th January, 1957.
Ref. No. 47/00067-II. conviction to a penalty not exceeding Ref. No. PWO 29/3--11.
one hundred pmunds, and in default
A Certificate of Naturalisation of payment to imprisonment with or
No. 2 of 1956 dated the 24th Novem- without her I labour for a term not TRAFFIC NOTICE.
ber'. 1956. has been granted to Mr. exceelinIg six months.
Jos:' FiiNO DSOUA of Long Any person who makes or delivers The Vehicles & Road Traffic
Street, St. Joh's, Antigua, under the a fdse return mor keeps or prepires Ordinance, 1946.
British Nationality Act, 1948. any false accounts or partienhirs concerning any i(coime in which tax is
Chi 'Seoretary's Office. payable shtll be guilty of an offence
: ~Secard l d i, atmd shall be liable on convicti to a By virtue of the powers conferred
eeard Islans fine not exceeding five hundred on mtile in Section 2 of the Vehicles
24Ath ecmr, 1956. pounds, or to imprisonment with or and Road Trallic Odinance 1946
without hard labour for a term not (No. 5 of 19 46) I hereby fix the Ref. No. 55/00026. exceeding six months. (Section 64). period wreunider for the lighting of
vehicles.
A. A. Caines,
INCOME TAX NOTICE. f A te Commis.sioners. Until further notice, the lighting
,, ch 4thJanuary, 957 period of vehicles shall be from
The income Trax Ordinance No. 7 4th Januar, 1957. 5.45 p.m. to 6.10 a.m.
of 1945 (a8 amended).
o A N Fi LL FIGUJRE. Dated this 31st day of December,
Public Officers and Pensioners. Cental 195xrrient Station 6.
Central !Experiment Station
E M[. V. JAMES,
Any public officer or pensioner K M V mS
Sn tia. 7Trafic Conunissioner.
liable to pay income tax whose income including that of his wife
consists solely of his and/or her
eo lus nts od s and/or her Month 1A3. 1954. 1955. 1956 1157. 12di Decetnber, 1956. emoluments as a public ollicer or To 12th Jan. 79 1'51 L186 4.82 1.23 Ref. No. 36/00007.
Printed at he Government Printing Office, Antigiut, Leewardl Islands, by E. M. BLACKMAN, AM,B.E, Government Printer.- By Authority.
1957.e 25 cnts
[Price 25 cents.]




No. 37 of 1956. Supplementary Appropriation ANTIGUA.
(1953).
[L.S] I ASSENT,
P. D. MACDONALD, F
Acting Governo
31st December, 1
:> 28 FLB1957 ~
- ANTIGUA.
No. 37 of 1956.
An Ordinance to sanction certain further payments from the Public Treasury in excess of the sums placed on the Estimates for the year ended on the thirty-first day of December,
1953.
[31st December, 19561]. Commencement.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony of Antigua.
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Short title.
Supplemientary Appropriation (1953) Ordinance,
195(6.
2. The varius stuns of money set forth in Legalizationof the, Schedule to this Ordinance amounting in aill to expenditure. five hundred and twenty-nine thousand one hundred and seventy-nine dollars, and drawn from the Public Treasury for the service of the year ended the thirty-first day of December, 1953, under the ) warrant of the Governor, but not provid d for in




ANTIGUA. 2 Supplementary Appropriation No. 37 of 1956.
(1953).
the Estimates for the said year, are hereby declared to have been lawfully expended for the services
mentioned in the said Schedule.
Repeal. 3. The Supplementary Appropriation (1953)
0/1,56. Ordinance, 1956, is hereby repealed.
ALEC LOVELACE,
President.
Passed the Legislative Council this 21st day
of December, 1956.
F. A. CLARKE,
Clerk of the Counetd.
SCHEDULE.
Head Service Amount
$
III. Federal Contribution ... 11,604
VIll. Water Board ... 37,499
XI V. Education 12,06 1
XV. G wernment Ui undertakings ... 6
XX. Supply Office .. 4,875
XXV. Public Works Recurrent ... 126,261
XXVI. Public Works Extraordinary ... 8,260
XXVIII. Hurricane Rehousing .... 25,649
XXX. Deferred Maintenance .... 7,460
XX[X. Development & Welfare Schemes .... 295,504
$529,179
Printed at tha Govornment Printing Office, Antigua, seward Islmands,.
by E. M. BLACKMAN, M.B.E., Government Printier.--By Authority.
1957.
A 471184-500-1-l.57. [Price 4 cetds.]




No. 24 of 1956. The Enactment (L'eward Islands MoNtActs) Ordinance, 1956. SER AT.
[L.S.]
I ASSENT,
P. D. MACDONALD,
Acting Governor.
31st December, 1956.
MONTSERRAT.
No. 24 of 1956.
An Ordinance to enact certain Acts of the former
Colony of the Leeward Islands.
[(1st July, 1956.] Commencement.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony of Montserrat.
1. This Ordinance may he cited as the Short title. Enactment (Leeward Islands Acts) Ordinance, 1956.
2. In this Ordinance the expression the Interpretation, appointed day means the first day of July, 1956.
8. (1) The Acts specified in the Schedule Enactment of hereto being Acts of the former Colony of the tin Acts of n ~the former Leeward Islands in force in the said Colony Colony of the immediately before the appointed day shall have Iswlad effect in the Colony of MAontserrat as if they had been enacted by the Legislative Council thereof,




MoNT- 2 The Enactment(Leeward Islands No. 24 of 1956,
SERRAT. Acts) Ordinance.
(2) Any instrument having effect in the
former Colony of the Leeward Islands immediately before the appointed day and made by virtue of any Act referred to in subsection (1) of this section shall have effect in the Colony of Montserrat as if it had been made in pursuance of that Act as it has effect in that Colony by virtue
of the said subsection.
Date of oper- 4. Section 3 of this Ordinance shall be tion of section deemed to have had effect as from the beginning
of the appointed day.
A. F. DAWKINS,
President.
Passed the Legislative Council this 21st
day of December, 1956.
Js. H. CABROTT,
Clerk of the Council.
SCHEDULE.
PART I.
Gap. Short title.
2 The Apportionment Act
3 The Arbitration Act
8 The Fatal Accidents Act
9 The Insolvent Estates Act
11 The Libel and Slander Act
12 The Maintenance Orders (Facilities for Enforcement)
Act
14 The Prescription Act
18 The Real Property Limitation Act
19 The Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act
32 The Female Lunatics (Protection) Act
44 The Probation of Offenders Act
55 The Government Chemists Certificate ,,ct
60 The King's Seamen's Discipline Act
62 The Merchant Seamen's Discipline Act
70 The Uniforms Act
71 The British Ministers and Consuls Act




No, 24 of 1956. The Enactment (Leeward Islands 3 MONTActs) Ordinane, SERRAT.
PART I-(onW'd).
Cap. Sort titlf'.
73 The Oaths Act
95 The Rteal Estate Charges Act
96 The Real Property Act
1(51 The Vendor and Purchaser Act
106 The Hours for Marriages Act
120 The Promissory Oaths Act
129 The Overseas Nurses' Pensions Act
138 The Bills of Lading Act
142 The Factors Act
143 The Merchant Shipping (Agreements) Act
146 The Partnership Act
155 The Receivers of Wreck Act
156 The Wrecks Inquiries Act
157 The Antigua Diocesan Synod Incorporation Act
158 The Seventh Day Adventist Church Incorporation Act
PART II.
No. & Year. Short title.
7/1928 The Real Representative Act, 1928
9/1928 The New Edition of the Statutes Act, 1928
2/1930 The Patents Act, Amendment Act, 1930
3/1930 The United Kingdom Designs (Protection) Act, 1930
6/1930 The Infant Life (Preservation) Act, 1930
2/1931 The Small Charges Amendment Act, 1931
3/1931 The Magistrate's Code of Procedure Act, Amendment Act,
1931
4/1931 The Arbitration (Foreign Awards) Act, 1931
5/1931 The Maintenance Orders (Facilities for Enforcement)
Amendment Act, 1931
4/1932 The Small Charges (Amendment) Act, 1932 12/1932 The Obeah (Amendment) Act, 1932 17/1932 The Merchant Shipping (Agreements) (Amendment) Act,
1.932
23/1932 The Small Trespass (Amendment) Act, 1932
2/1933 The Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1933
3/1933 Tihe Bills of Exchange (Amendment) Act, 1933
4/1933 The Imperial Lighthouse Dues Act, 1933
7/1933 The Small Charges (Airiendment) Act, 1933
8/1933 The Criminal Law Amendment (Amendment) Act, 1933
9/1933 The Registration and Records (Amendment) Act, 1933




VONT- 4 The Enactment (eerard Islands No. No 1'956.
SERRAT. Acts) Ordinalce.
No. & Year. Short title.
311934 The United Kingdon Designs (Protection) (Amendment) Act, 1934
4/1934 The Patents granted in the United Kingdom (Amendment) Act, 1934
8/1934 The Marriage (Prohibited Degrees of Relationship) Act, 1934
211935 The Judgments Act, 1935 511935 The Title by Registration Act, 1935
2/1936 The Small Charges Act, 1936
10/1937 The Probates (Resealing) Act, 1937 15/1937 The Title by Registration (Amendment) Act, 1937 1811937 The Infant Life (Preservation) Act, 1937 21/1937 The Labour (Minimum Wage) Act, 1937 29/1937 The Counterfeit Currency (Convention) Act, 1937 30/1937 The Jury (Amendmnent) Act, 1937
4/1938 The Companies (Amendment) Act, 1938
4/1939 The Offences against the Person (Amendment) Act, 1939 5/1939 The Employment of Children Prohibition Act, 1939 7/1939 The Stamp (Amendment) Act, 1939
8/1939 The Workmen's Compensation (Amniendment) Act, 1939 911939 The Production of Telegrams Act, 1939
13/1939 The Stamp (Amendment No. 2) Act, 1939 19/1939 The Summary Jurisdiction (Amendment) Act, 1939
1/1941 The Shipping Masters Fees (Validating) Act, 1941
3/1941 The Undesirable Persons Expulsion (Amendment) Act,
1941
5/1941 The Offences against the Person (Amendment) Act, 1941
9/1941 The Counterfeit Currency Act, 1941
10/1941 The Sedition and Undesirable Publications (Amendment) Act, 1941
11/1941 The Administration of Estates by Consular Officers Act, 1941
12/1941 The Stamp (Amendment) Act, 1941 16/1941 The Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Act, 1941
1/1942 The Trade Unions (Amendment) Act, 1942
3/1942 The Evidence (Amendment) Act, 1942
41942 The Legitimacy (Amendment) Act, 1942
511942 The Small Charges (Amendment) Act, 1942
8/1942 The Stamp (Amendment) Act, 1942
4/1944 The Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act, 1944
7/1944 The Wills (Sohldiers and Sailors) Act, 1944
8/1944 The Small Chiarges (Anendment) Act, 1944
1311944 The Administratimon of Small Estates Act, 1944 14/1944 Thie Wills (Soldiers and Sailors) (Amendment) Act, 1944 15/1944 The Death Duties Remission (War Casualties) Act, 1944 16 11944 The Trade Unions (Amendment) Act, 1944




No. 24 of 1956. The Enactment (Leeward Islands 5 MoNdActs) Ordinance. 8ERRAT.
No. d& Year. Short title.
3/1945 The Trade Unions (Amendment) Act, 1945
9/1945 The Seventh Day Adventist Church Incorporation
(Amendment) Act, 1945
10/1945 The Magistrate's Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1945
5/1946 The Extradition Act, 1946
2/1947 The Trade Unions (Amendment) Act, 1947
3/1947 The Undesirable Persons Expulsion (Amendment) Act,
1947
6/1947 The Trust Corporation (Probate and Administration) Act,
1947
11/1947 The Currency Interpretation Act, 1947
2/1948 The Supreme Court (Amendment) Act, 1948
3/1948 The Summary Jurisdiction (Amendment) Act, 1948 15/1948 The Legitimacy (Amendment) Act, 1948
1/1949 The Matrimonial Causes (War Marriages) Act, 1949
3/1949 The Aliens Land Holding Regulation (Amendment) Act,
1949
5/1949 The British Nationality (Fees, Offences and Penalties)
Act, 1949
6/1949 The Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act, 1949
8/1949 The Corporal Punishment Act, 1949 12/1949 The Sale of Goods Act, 1949 14/1949 The Magistrate's Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1949
18/1949 The Larceny (Protection of Pradial Produce) Act, 1949
4/1951 The Diplomatic Privilege (Extension) (Amendment) Act, 1951
5/1951 The Stamp (Amendment) Act, 1951
811951 The Causes of Action (Survival) Act, 1951
911951 The Fatal Accidents (Amendment) Act, 1951
1011951 The Police Pensions (Preservation of Rights) Act, 1951
1/1953 The Telecommunications (Amendment) Act, 1953
4/1953 The Small Charges (Amendment) Act, 1953
9/1953 The Corporal Punishment (Amendment) Act, 1953
15/1953 The Offences against the Person (Amendment) Act, 1953
16/1953 The Sentence of Death (ExpectantMothers) Act, 1953
19/1.953 The Stamp (Amendment) Act, 1953
21/1953 The Unrepresented Estates (Amendment) Act, 1953
3/1954 The Larceny (Amendment) Act, 1954
5 1954 The Immigration and Passport (Amendment) Act, 1954
7/1954 The Agricultural Small Holdings (Amendment) Act, 1954
9/1954 The Title by Registration (Amendment) Act, 1954
11/1954 The Currency (Amendment) Act, 1954 15/1954 The Evidence (Amendment) Act, 1954




MONT- 6 The Enactment (Leeward islands No. 24 of 1956.
SERRAT. Acts) Ordinance.
No. & Year Short title.
1/1955 The Stamp (Amendment) Act, 1955
2/1955 The Summary Jurisdiction (Amendment) Act, 1955
14/1955 The Small Charges (Amendment) Act, 1955
20/1955 The Currency (Amendment) Act, 1955
21/1955 The Post Office (Amendment) Act, 1955
2/1956 The Promissory Oaths (Amendment) Act, 1956
3/1956 The Interpretation and General Clauses (Amendment) Act
1956
5/1956 The Magistrate's Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1956
7/1956 The Larceny (Amendment) Act, 1956.
Printed at tho Government Printing Offioo, Antigua, Leeward Islands
by E. M. BLAeCKMAN, M.B.E., Government Printer.-By Anthority.
1957.
47/00472-500-1.57, f Price 8 cents.1




ANTIG UA.
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1956, No. 48.
THE ST. PHILLIPS EXTENSION SCHEME, MADE BY THE
CENTRAL AUTHORITY ANI) APPROVED BY TIE GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL UNDER SECTION 6 OF TIHE TOWN AND
COUNTRY PLANNING ORDINANCE, 1948 (No. 4 OF 1948).
1. Designation of Scheme. The Scheme set out
hereunder shall be designated the St. Phillips Scheme.
2. Area of Scheme. The provision of the scheme
shall apply to all that area of land comprising 23.75 acres delineated and defined on a map or plan prepared by E. A. Govia, Licensed Surveyor, on the 22nd May, 1953, which said land was formerly part of Lower Waldron and is bounded as follows, that is to say, on the East by lands of Lower Waldron and Road. on the North by lands of Lower Waldron, on the West by Lyons Estate and on the South by
lands of Glebe and Lyons.
3. Object of Scheme. To provide plots to relieve
congestion of villages.
4. Development of Land. Save as may be
permitted by the terms of an order made under the provisions of section 22 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Ordinance 1948 (No. 4 of 19418) the development of land (within the meaning of the said Ordinance) shall be restricted to the area shown on the aforesaid map or plan and be carried out in
accordance with the provisions of this scheme.
5. Size of Building Plots. There are 110 Plots of
various sizes, as shown on the plan, 68 of which are 50' x 80',
that is 4000 sq. ft. in area.
6. Prohibited Purposes. (a) No land shall be
bought, sold, leased, mortgaged, exchanged or sublet without
the consent in writing of the Central Authority.
64 -1-y~.




(b) The consent of the Central Authority shall not
be unreasonably withheld, provided that consent shall not be granted unless the prospective purchaser, lessee, exchangee or sub-lessee or his agent make a statutory declaration that the land is required and intended for his
own use or the personal use of his principal.
(c) In cases where consent has been withheld to an
application for permission to sell, lease or exchange, the Central Authority nmv, with the agreement of the prospective vendor, leasor or exchanger repurchase the land at a reasonable sum. In the event of failure to arrive at a reasonable sum by agreement the matter shall be referred
to arbitration.
(d) No dry goods store, shop, parlour or other place
where food is sold shall be established or connected without the approval in writing of the Central Authority.
7. Subdividing. No plot as laid out on the said map or plan shall be subdivided.
8. Maintenance of Land and House in Good Condition. It shall be the resp)onsibility of the purchaser of each plot to maintain both land and house in good condition to the satisfaction of the Central Authority.
9. Building Line. In order to preserve the uni. formity of the. frontage the purchaser of each plot shall observe the building line which is a distance of at least 10 ft. from the road boundary, curb of the road or access path, and in no case shall the front of any dwelling house or any building be made to extend nearer to or further from the said road or street than such position on the said land as is indicated by the said building line.
10. Size of Houses and height of Dwelling Houses above ground. Every new building intended
as a dwelling house to be erected on any of the lots shall have n minimum habitable floor space of not less than 120 sq. ft. and shall have the lowest floor raised from the ground at least eighteen inches and supported on masonry with proper and sufficient ventilation beneath the floor; provided that if the frontage of the building abuts on any public place the said building shall be on a continuous dwarf wall or concrete pillars,
11. Approval of Plans. No dwelling-house, shop hotel or other building shall be erected upon any of the plots otherwise than in accordanc with plank and elevations and of




materials previously-npproved by or on behalf of the Central Authority and no building shall be commenced upon any plot until the Central Authority or its agents shall have given a certificate in writing of such approval.
12. One Building or Private House with
Out-Buildings on each Plot. Not more than one building or dwelling-house shall be erected on each plot except the necessary and usual- ot-buildings, stables, garage with living rooms over to be used in connection with any house erected on the same plot or any house now standing or hereafter to be erected on any adjoining land and such dwelling-house shall not be of less value than 20 exclusive of stabling and out-buildings, and no building shall be erected until the site and elevation thereof and the site of any offices and stabling thereto shall have been approved by or on behalf of the Central Authority, and every such building shall be of such character and description and build according to such plans, designs and elevations as shall have been similarly approved in writing before the same is commenced, and no such building shall after erection be altered without the like previous consent in writing before the same is commenced.
18. Coverage of Plot. No dwelling-house, including. out-houses of whatever character on a building plot shall cover more than I of the surface of the plot.
14. Excavations. No sand or gravel shall be dug out of any plot except in the course of excavating for foundations
15. Kitchens. The floor of every kitchen shall be made of non-inflammable materials and the chimney of every such building shall be carried to such a height above continuous height as may be specified by the Central Authority..
16. Garage. Every garage shall be made of concrete, stone, iron or some non-inflammable material as far as practicable.
17. Latrine Accommodation. Every building
intended for use as a dwelling or as a shop, or as a factory, or as a place of business shall be provided with proper latrine accommodation e.g. a pit latrine of a type to be approved by the Health Authorities.
18. Drainage. Each plot shall have drains properly laid to a suitable outfall for the efficient drainage of any rain or surface water from the site, and the subsoil of the site shall be effectually drained, whenever the possibility of dampness of the site renders such a precaution necessary.




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19 Projections beyond Building Line or over Public Place. No portion of the front wall of any minessuage or dwelling-house to be erected on any part of the plot shall project beyond the building line indicated upon the said plan, and no portion of or attachment to any building shall permanently project on or over any public place in such a manner that in the opinion of the Central Authority or other competent authority it would cause an obstruction or danger.
20. Temporary Structures. There shall not at any time be erected or placed or suffered to be or remain on any of the plots any temporary building or structure except sheds, workshops or office rooms to be used for the purpose of and in connection with the building of permanent buildings in course of construction upon such plot.
21. Air space in front of Dwelling-House. Every dwelling-house shall have an open space of at least twenty-four feet in front thereof. The space shall be measured to the boundary of any land or building immediately opposite to the dwelling-house or to the opposite site of any public place on which the dwelling-house immediately abuts and the space shall extend throughout the whole frontage of such dwelling-house.
22. Air space around Dwelling-House. No dwelling-house shall be placed nearer than a distance of sixteen feet to its site boundary at the rear or nearer than a distance of six feet from the eaves or any projecting part to its site boundary on either side. Provided that out-buildings approved by the vendor or other competent authority may be erected at the rear of a dwelling house.
23. Encroachment. No person shall erect any new building without previously removing every step or other encroachment which may be in or on the public place in front of the site where such building is to be erected.
24. Notice of intention to Build. (a) Every person intending to erect, remove or alter a building shall give notice of such intention to the Central Authority.
(b) The notice shall be in duplicate upon the form
prescribed by the Central Authority and shall be accompanied by plans in duplicate sufficient to show that the proposed building complies with the requirements of
the (Central Authority.




25. Approval by the Central Authority. se Central Authority shall within six weeks of the delivery of ch notice, signify in writing its approval or disapproval ereof. In the case of disapproval the Authority shall give sons for its disapproval or specify what alterations are quired.
26. Notification of work. Any owner or his
ent who intends to execute or executes work to which this heme applies,
(a) shall notify the Central Authority in writing the
date on which work will begin;
(b) shall notify the Central Authority in writing of
the completion of any work within fourteen days after
completion;
(c) may notify the Central Authority in writing of
the completion of part of any work to a value not less than five hundred dollars within fourteen days of the completion
of work.
27. Period of Construction. (a) Building
natruction shall commence within six months of approval, iling which the approval shall be deemed to have lapsed.
Construction shall be completed within one year of the date commencement.
The Central Authority may in its discretion grant an :tension of the abovemientioned period.
(b) In the ease of default the Central Authority may
re-purchase the lot at a price for which it was sold by the Central Authority and may purchase for a reasonable sum that part of the building which had been erected up to the
time of the expiry of the agreed period.
In the event of failure to arrive at a reasonable sum by treement the matter shall be referred to arbitration.
28. Inspection. (a) The Central Authority shall within twenty-one days after receipt of a notice of completion provided for in clause 26 sections (b) and (c), inspect the ork covered by such notice.
(b) the Central Authority or any duly authorised
officer reserves the right to enter any part of the scheme whether sold, leased, rented or exchanged for purpose of
inspection;




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(c) every person who executes work in any part or
section of the scheme shall afford members of the Central Authority or its duly authorised employees free access to the work for the purpose of inspection at all reasonable
times during the executon of the work.
29. Default. (a) The owner or his agent who executes work to which this scheme applies and who receives from the Central Authority notice in writing during the progress of the work of within six weeks after receipt by the Central Authority of a notice of completion as provided for in clause 26 sections (b) and (c) specifying any matters in respect of which the erection or execution may be in contravention of the scheme and requiring such person, within a time specified, to cause anything done contrary to the provisions of the scheme to be amended, or to do anything which by any such provision may be required to be done but which has been omitted to be done, shall within the time specified, comply with the several requirements and shall deliver to the Authority a notice in writing of the completion of such work within fourteen days of the completion.
(b) In any case of non-compliance with the requirements of the aforesaid notice, it shall be lawful for the Authority in accordance with the provisions of section 20 of the Town and Country Planning Ordinance, 1948 to execute the works required and recover the cost from
the owner as a civil debt.
80. Any person aggrieved by the agreement or refusal of the Authority to signify its approval under clause 25 to grant its consent under clause 6 shall have a right of appeal in terms "mutatis mutandis of section 14 of the Town and Country Planning Ordinance, 1948.
Made by the Central Housing and Planning Authority this 14th day of May, 1956.
CLARENCE SIMON,
Secretary 4 Executive Officer.
Central Authority.
NOVELLE H. RICHARDS,
Chairman, (entral Housiny Planning Authority.




Approved by the Governor in Council this 4th Any of September-, 1956.
F. A. CLARKE,
Clerk of the Council.
printedd at tile overiminet 'Printing Offlee, Antiga.a Letwazd Islands,
byEAlBLACK~MAN, ,X~EGovernme nt Printr-By Authority,
A 385-500-[.57. [Prioe'10 cents,