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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
Physical Description:
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

Full Text
133
THE
ANTIGUA, MONTSE RA'
AND
VIRGIN ISLANDS E
u6blished by author
VOL. II. THURSDAY, 27iH JUNE, 1.
NOtlices. claimant will be paid within Italian Go'.erlment without such
120 delays of the receipt by certificate or wish to submit new the Italian Ministry of the claims within the above time limit, Claims against Italy arising Treasury of the completed should communicate with Claims
out of the War. appropriate acceptance docu- Department, Foreign Office, 7 Carlton
ments. Gardens, London, S.W. 1, regarding
In order to hasten the determina- the issue of this certificate. Claimtion of outstanding claims by nation- (2) Awards of compensation ants living outside the United Kingals of the United Kingdom under made by the Anglo-Italian dom should apply to the nearest
Article 78 of the Treaty of Peace Conciliation C o m m i ss i o n British Consul.
with Italy, H.M. Government in the will be paid within 90 days
United Kingdom on March 29th, of the receipt by the Italian Notes for guidance on the prepara1957 entered into a Memorandum of Ministry of the Treasury of tion of claims can be obtained from
Understanding with the Italian the completed appropriate the above Department.
Government providing (inter alia) documents.
that NO CLAIMS BY UNITED Ref.No.A. 20123.
KINGDOM NATIONALS CAN BE Compensation will, under Article
PRESENTED TO THE ITALIAN 78 of the Treaty, be payable in lire A certificate of Naturalisation No.
GOVERNMENT AFTER SEPTEM- in Italy and will be subject to the 4 of 1957 dated the 18th May. 1957,
BER 28TH, 1957. foreign exchange control regulations has been granted to Mr. FOUA
which may be in force in Italy from ABOURIZK of Victoria Road, BasseThe Italian Government have time to time. ABOURZK of Victoria Road, Basseagreed to communicate their decisions terre, St. Kitts, under the British
on all outstanding claims already British property owners who have Nationality Act, 1948.
presented to them, by March 28th suffered war-loss or damage in Italy Chiefecretary's Ofice
1958, and as regards any further new and have not yet claimed compensa- Leeward Islands claims which may be received by tion under Article 78 of the Treaty a n d
them between the date of the Memo- and now wish to do so, are advised at Antigua.
random and September 28th, 1957, that they must submit their claims Ref. No. 55100023
will communicate their decision in before September 28th, 1957 direct writing to H.M. Government within to the:
twelve calendar months from the late The Administrator of Antigua has
of receipt by the Italian Government Ministero del Tesoro, appointed the undermentioned Marof such claims. Ragioneria Generale dello Stato, riage Officer for the Colony of
Ufficio Beni Alleati e Nemici, Antigua:
If the decision of the Italian Via Tor Firenza 35,
authorities is an absolute rejection of Rome. Reverend Father THOMAS GRACE
the claim on legal or factual grounds,
or a partial rejection on the grounds Claimants who have already sub- Administrator's Office, that no decision can be given in the mitted claims direct to the Italian Antigua.
present state of the documentation or Government, or who now intend to 18th June, 1957.
on other grounds, H.M. Government do so are invited to send two copies Ref. No. A. 8/4. may request the Italian authorities of their claim to the British Embassy, within six months from the date of Villa Wolkonsky, Via Conte Rossa 25, the communication, to re-examine Rome, for purposes of record. No. 70.
the claim if possible, in the light of In cases where H.M. Government The following Bill which is to be
the fresh documentation provided by are satisfied that for good reason the introduced into the Legislative Counthe claimant or for other good cause, claimant is unable to ascertain the oil of Montserrat is circulated with and the Italian Government will corn- loss or damage suffered, or to compile this Gazette and forms part thereof:municate to H.M. Government their the necessary supporting documentadecision on such re-examination with- tion within the time limit laid down The Matrimonial Causes Act in six months of the receipt by them the claim may be submitted through (Amendment) Ordinance, 1957." of the request for re-examination. H.M. Government within the time N
The Italian Government have limit in an incomplete state. In such o. 71.
agreed that: cases the documentation or the final The following Ordinances and
claim must be presented through The following Ordinances and
claim must be presented through Statutory Rules and Orders are cir(1) Compensation awarded by H.M. Government to the Italian Gov- at t R s a er ar r
them and accepted by the ernment within six months of the culated with this Gazette and form
said time limit, i.e., not later than part thereof:*In the notice in the Board of Trade March 28th, 1958. ORDINANCES.
Journal of November 26th, 1949, it was
stated that the right of claimants to present A certificate of the British nation- Antigua. claims direct to the Italian Government was ality of the claimant is required by not affected by the withdrawal of the facili- the Italian authorities, and claimants No. 7 of 1957, "The Beach Protecties provided by H.M. Government for the
channelling of claims in respect of war dam- in the United Kingdom who have tion Ordinance, 1957." age under the Peaee Treaty. already submitted claims direct to the 4 pp. Price 6 cis.
h4n 7t9+7




134 THE ANTIGUA, MONTSERRAT AND VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE. [June 27, 1957.
No. 8 of 1957, "The Pensions the application of the four rules to (a) the average clause which
(Increase) Ordinance, 1957." them with simple, vulgar and decimal provides that claims will be enter8 pp. Price 10 ets. fractions. tained only to the extent of the
relation which the same bears to
STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS. (b) (i) English Test of candidates the total value of the property incomprehension of a short story read sured; and Montserrat. to or by them
No. 4 of 1957, "The Traffic Signs (c) Writing from dictation (b) the excess chiuse which proNo. rides that a deduction of 1% o f (Kinds and Descriptions) Regulations, vides that a deduction of of
1957." 4pp. Price 6 cents. (d) West Indian History and the amount insured (or 25 whichGeography. ever is less) shall be without
No. 5 of 1957, "The Mosquito G
Control Regulations, 1957." Successful Candidates. the payment of an additional pre.7 pp. Price 9 onts. mium.
Each successful candidate is reNo. 13 of 1957, "The Rural District quired to present a medical certificate 3. The contract of insurance Boards Election Order, 1957." of good health to the Head Master of should provide for the deletion there3 pp. Price 5 ets. of the Antigua Grammar School (in from during its continuance df ihthe case of boys) and to the Head- sured buildings which have been Virgin Islands. mistress of the Antigua Girls' High demolished or disposed (if by GovernSchool (iT the case of girls). ment, and the addition of ably buildNo. 13 of 1957, The Pioneer ing and for the adjustment of thd
Industries manufacturee of Aerated A. E. L. WILLIAMS, appropriate premium in such cases.
Waters) Order, 1957." Inspector of Schools.
1 pp. Price 3 cents. 4. The schedule of thle properties
Ref. No. A. 28123--II. to be insured and th-ir respective
__ insurable values may be inspected at
SC110OLARSHIP S. the office of the Colonial Enginee-;
Insurance of Government Public Works Department, St. John'ig
It is hereby notified for general Motor Vehicles. durtig the normal office hours.
information that an examination for
a number of Government Scholarships Tenders are invited for compre- 5. Tenders should be in sealed
to the Antigua Grammar Sehool and hensive insurance coverage of all envelopes marked Tender for Instir the Antigua Girls' High School will Government owned vehicles. There ance of Government Buildings" and
be held at the St. John's Boys' School- are approximately such vehicles to be should be addressed to the Adminisroom (for boys) and the St. John's insured. trator's Office to reach the office not
Girls' Schoolroom (for girls) on 2, The contract of insurance later than 4.00 p.m. on Monday the Wednesday 4th September, 1957. should provide that where coverage 15th of July, 1957.
Qualification of Candidates. is given during the currency of the (. Government does not bind itPolicy such coverage will expire on self to accept the lowest or any Candidates shall be qualified to the termination of the Policy itid ini tender. take the examination who- every such case for an adjustment of
(a) will be over 9 but less than the appropriate lerhiuri.rator Ofice,
13 years ofsageton 31st feice, 13 years of age on 31st Decem- 3. A list of the motor vehicles
1957. with necessary information will be Antigua.
(b) have attended a school in supplied to insurance agents on rethe Colony for a period of three quest. 14th June, 1957.
years immediately preceding the
31st December, 1957, the last 4. Tenders should be in sealed Ref. A. 66/13 -II
twelve months being at a school envelopes marked "Tender for In-in Antigua. surance of Vehicles" and should be TRAFFIC NOTIC.
(c) are in need of financial addressed to the Adiiiiistiator to TRAFFIC TICE.
assistance to enter upon and com- reach the Administrator's Office not plete a secondary school course. later than 4 p.m. oni Friday 28th Juile,
(d) are British subjects. 1957. Attention is drawn to Rule 19(18;
S of Statutory Rules and Orders 1946)
Applications. 5. Government does not bind it- No. 22, which reads as follows:self to accept the lowest or anjy
Applications must be made to the tender. "PASSAGE OF FIRE BRIGADE
IThSpec or of Schools not later than
Thursday 15th August, 1957. Administrator's Office. "He shall, on the approach of any
Antigua. engine or other apparatus of a Fire
Application must be accompanied 15th June, 1957. Brigade proceeding to or from a fire
by a Birth or Baptismal c-rtificate, or suspected fire, draw up close to the
certificate from Head Teachers of Ref. No. P.W.c. 78115-II left-hand side of the road andstop,
school cr.rtifying regulaif attehtl __te leaving the centre of the road clear
for the three previous years and good i aie 6f o itit for the passage of such engine or
behaviour of the candidate, and evi- I s i ti li of ppbarausnt for the p ssmot
e nuildfigsi. other apparatus, and no two motor
dence of the need for financial assist- vehicles shall stand abreast."
ane to iarerdts or gtiardiaihs td py Tenders are invited for compreheinfor secdtida y eddcaition. sive irlsihrAhee covbitag., i.e. Fird, 2. Drivers of motor vehicles failApplication forms can be obtained Htitricmane alidlor Etitlihquake th ing to comply with the above will be from the Inspector of Schools. G0vrnmeht Buildind it Ahtigua prosecuted.
from te Inspector of Schools. and Barbuda.
A. A. M. HILL,
Examination. I view of the la ntiber ofHILL,
2. In2 viewt of the lairgh ntubhber of
(a) Arithmetic, including n- biildingg whii aie to be insured all Traffic Commissioner.
meration rind notation, length, time tendeis should provide to etemnt 3Pd June, 1957. weight (English dnits) Money (En- Government from tie usual proviglish and American units), and the siohs df- Ref. No. /00008




-une 27, i957] THE ANTIGUA, MONTSERRAT AND VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE 135
Applications are invited from suit- Application giving full particulars Quarters:
ably qualified candidates for appoint- of applicants' qualifications and Quarters are not provided. Should ment to the post of Senior Draughts- experience and accompanied by two Government quarters become availman, Windward Islands, particulars testimonials, should be addressed to ahie at any time rental would be of which are as follows:- the Chief Secretary, Windward charged at the rate of 10% of salary
Islands, Grenada, and should reach or 5% of the assessed value of the Appointment: him not later than the 31st July, 1957. quarters, which ever is less.
The post if non-pensionable, and Adininistralor'8 Office, Passages:
appointment will be on a temporary St. John's, Free passages to Dominica will ba
contractual basis for a period of 18 Antigua. provided on first appointment for the
months in the first instance. The 5th June, 1957. officer, his wife and children, not
officer will be subject to the Colonial Ref. No. A. C. 13/9-Il,. exceeding five persons in all. ClilRegulations and the local General __r__n to be under IS yeas of age, Orders for the time being in force, n married and dependent on the
so far as they are applicable. The Applications are invited f office,. In the case of a contract
officer will be a member of the staff ably qualified candidates for appoint- a of the Executive Architect, Windward ment to the post of Director of appointment free return passages will
Islands, and will be stationed in Works, Dominica, particulars of be provided on the satisfactory com'St. Lucia. which are as follows: pletion of the contract.
Qualifications: Appointment: Leave & Leave Passages.
Vacation Leave will be granted at
Applicants should have had at least The post is on the permanent and the rate of 45 days for each completed
-5 years experience of work usually pensionable establishment and the period of 12 months resident service
undertaken by an Architect's Office appointment carries with it the liabil- and may be accumulated up to a and be thoroughly conversant with ity to transfer to any post of equiva- maximum of 180 days. In the case the preparation of working drawings lent status within the Windward Is- of a contract appointment vacation and specifications, lands. An appointment may, how- leave will be granted at the rate of
ever, be mnade on a temporary 1 week for each completed period of Salary: non-pensionable contractual basis for 3 months resident service; such leave
a period of 3 years in the first to be taken on the satisfactory comThe Salary will be at the rate of i pletion of the period of engagement.
$3,360 (;t70O) per annum in the scale Leave passages are provided in accord3,360 x 120 $3,600 (700 x 25- Salary: dance with the Windward Islands
750) per annum, plus a pay addition Leave Passage Regulations.
of 20% of salary. The salary is in the. scale of 1300
x25-115)0 per annum. General Information:
Quarters: The officer will be liable to all
Quarters are not provided. Allowances: taxation imposed by local enactments.
He will also be subject to the Colonial
:Transport and subsistence allow- Regulations, local General Orders, Passages: ances are payable in accordance with and Financial and Store Rules and
Free passages to St. Lucia will be local regulations in respect of ap- subsidiary legislation in force for the provided for the officer his wife and proved travel on duty. time being.
children, not exceeding 5 persons in Duties: Applications giving full particulars
all; children to he under 18 years of The officer will be responsible for of candidates and accompanied by age, unmarried, and dependent on the the administration of the Public two testimonials should be addressed officer. Free return passages will also Works Department and for the plan- to the Chief Secretary, Windward be provided on the satisfactory termi- ning and execution of Public Works Islands, Grenada and should reach nation of the period of engagement. development schemes as well as the him not later than the 31st July,
Leave: general supervision of all aspects of 1957.
the department's work. By virtue Ref. No.A.C. 13/89-III
Vacation leave on full salary will of his office the officer is a member be granted at the rate of one week of various Boards and Committees. for each completed p e rio d of 11 will also be required to perform RAINFALL, FIGURES
3 months resident service. Such such other duties as may from time Agricultural Department,
leave to be taken on the satisfactory to time be assigned to him by the Antigua.
termination of the officer's contract. Administrator.
Month 1953. 1954. 195.5. 1956. 195 %
Medical Attention: Qualifications: January 1.93 3.04 2.16 1.23 2.2
Free medical attention and medi- The officer must be a Corporate Mar. 5.(60 1.0S .83 1 40 .40
cities are not provided. Member of the Institute of Civil April 2.06 .49 1.75 3.83 2.54
Engineers, or hold some qualification May 1.50 3.83 2.81 2.58 1.1w
Taxation: of equivalent status and should have To 15th June .85 1,92 .58 3.27 1.72
All Government officers are liable to good administrative experience and 12.96 12.81 8.81 17.46 11.0
taxation imposed by local legislation. ability.




736 TIE ANTIGUA, MONTSERRAT AND VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE [June 27, 195r
BRITISH CARIBBEAN CURRENCY BOARD ABSTRACT
(Article 7 (4) of First Schedule to the Currency Ordinance, 1950 Currency Circulation: $ $
Notes in circulation at 31st December, 1956 64,236,092.00
Coins ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, ,, 2,927,745.00 67,163,837.00
Currency Fund:
Securities held by Crown Agents (Market value
at 31st December, 1956) 55,244,011.44
On deposit in Crown Agents Joint Consolidated Fund 9,922,720.88
On deposit with Accountant General Trinidad & Tobago 2,925.01 65,169,657.33
Excess of currency circulation over Currency Fund 1,994,179.67
Securities held by Orown Agents for Oversea Governments an4 Adzpinistrations on behalf*
of the British Caribbean Currency Fund at 31st Deember, 1956.
Description of Stock. Nominal Value. Price Paid. Value at 31st
December, 1956.
s. d. s. d. s. d.
Australia 2Y o 1967/71 .. 3,396 17 11 2,989 5 4 2,394 16 3
S3 ,, 1955/58 ... 96,263 2 7 95,911 13 6 92,412 12 1
,, 3 ,, 1958/60 ... 15,339 5 10 15,147 11 0 13,805 7 3
,, 3 ,, 1963165 ... 16,124 18 8 15,298 10 7 12,819 6 5
3 ,, 1964/66 ... 3,195 17 2 2,980 2 9 2,540 14 2
,, 3 ,, 1965/67 ... 33,278 10 0 30,990 12 1 25,790 16 9
,, 3 ,, 1975/77 ... 42,217 15 7 37,521 1 0 8,919 3 7
,,3,, 1956/61 ... 12.394 0 5 12,394 0 5 11,151 12 4
31 ,, 1965/09 ... 37,385 5 2 35,235 12 1 28,599 14 6
,,31 ,, 1954/59 ... 53,979 18 9 54,061 16 1 51,280 18 10
3 1961/66 ... 9,719 2 2 96,497 12 4 81,595 9 1
S4 ,, 1961/6 ... 31,000 0 0 32,04A 5 0 27,435 0 0
Ayshire County Council 6
1,Mortgage Loan Repayable 15.5.58 .. 100,000 0 0 100,100 0 0 100,816 13 4
Barking Corp. 3 ,, 195/59 .. 13,000 0 0 13,162 10 0 12,350 0 0
Blackburn ,, 2 ,, 196.0/65 ... 7,700 0 0 7,170 12 6 6,160 0 0
Blackpool ,, 3 ,, 197 ,.. 712 1 10 712 1 10 701 8 2
Befat 1957/6 6,2 62 6150 1 10 5,01 S 2
Belfast ,, 2 ,, 1963/66 ... 3,770 7 1I 3,454 12 6 2,903 4 1
Bootle ,, 3 9,, 1 62 ... 6,228 16 2 6,150 19 0 5,419 1 3
Bradford ,, 3 ,, 1972/82 ... 5,996 4 5 5,718 17 11 4,377 4 10
British Electricity Gtd. 41 ,, 1967/9 ... 109,289 12 5 100,00 0 0 101,092 18 0 British Gas Gtd. 4 ,, 1969/72 ... 617,562 14 5 642,208 6 8 534.191 15 1
British Transport Gtd. 3 ,, 1968/73 .... 115,38 L 1 5 110,333 2 11 87,112 14 2
,, ,, ,, 4 ,, 1972/77 ... 323,47$ 14 2 329,690 2 2 273,336 2 7
Ceylon 3 ,, 1959/64 ,., 16,781 .~8 0 16,250 17 2 12,967 4 5
,, 3 ,. 1959 ... 7.472 3 8 7,500 4 1 6,612 17 8
,, 3 ,, 1954/59 ... 17,168 16 11 17,383 9 1 15,709 9 11
,, 4 ,, 1965 ... 18,047 17 2 20,033 2 5 15,791 17 6
5 ,, 1960/70 13,200 0 0 14,53 10 0 11,814 0 0
Consols 4 ,, 1957 or after 17,397 5 1 17,038 8 8 13,398 18 0
Conversion St(ck 2 ,, 1958/59 ... 199,306 5 3 198,518 9 8 189,340 19 0
,, ,, 31 ,, 1969 ... 23,604 18 8 21,280 6 6 19,946 3 4
,, ,, 4 ,, 1967/58 ... 7': 2,970 9 5 732,773 3 2 735,540 15 4
,, ,, 4 ,, 1962 ... 286,114 7 5 281,567 14 2 281,822 13 1
Cyprus 3 ,, 1969/71 ... 108,239 4 1 95,713 8 5 82,802 19 10
,, 4 ,, 1956/66 ... 4,724 5 3 4,848 5 5 4,039 4 11
Carried forward ...




e27, 1I-).] THE AN TIGU A, M-ONTS RRAT AND VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE 19r
Securities hold by Crown Agentn-, etc. (coit'd).
Description of Stock. Nominaml Valuie. Price Paid. Value at 31st
December, 1956
1. d. 4! s. d.
Brought forward
East Africa High
Commission 3,, % 1966168 . 145,0~7 2 1 144,023 11. 0 115,1765 11 Ai
(10 3. ., 19 6 8/7 53, 831 2 1 4 -, 0,38S 0 1 42,257 8 4
(1 ,16/1 114, 35 16 5 1287,789 12 8 110,992 1 0
(10 42 1964/69 ..., 100,000 0 0 99,5,10 0 0 87,500 0 0
Exclieqtier 2 ,,196(1 500,000o 0 0 50 --, 109 5 4 460,000 0 0
2 ,,57 /4. ~ 1061 9,179 3 4 9,479 34
3 ,, 19G (;- ~5 7 32,1 7 4 5 07,309 JS 15 2 18, 77 4 79
5 ,,1957 68,9417 8 8 6;9,008s 19 5 W6),110 16 0
'Federated Malay States 3 ,,1960/70 ... o,)964 19 6 27,089 16 0 ~2,759 5 2
Fecleritiori of Malaya 3 ,,1974/76 166.0-18 6 1' 140,437 0 4 112,08S2 12 8
Funding Loan 2y- 1 956/61 ... 2.888,210 6 8 2,687,404 13 5 12,635,491 18 7
3 ,g,1959/69 .. 50,000 0 0 47.00(0 0 0 39,750 0 0
Stock 3 1, io{ /68 1,066(,9;12 14 2 S099.5 0 5 8-58,880 16 7
U o Id ('onst 3 ,,1963 -S ,18 16 6 2,134, 2 1 1891
1960/70) ]. ,879 10 5 _'.015 15 1,663 7 6
.Htes & Ha-rlilgton
o:Ln repayable 31.3.58 ... 50,000 0 0 150, 05( 0 0 5,0 0 0
Iinddersfield Corp. s % 19)8/6 . 10,O0iu 0 0 10,137 10 0 8,700 0 0
fI uIi Corp. Q,, 195~6 .. S(G. 159 13 4 6, 483 17 10 15, 619 18I 2
(),6/7 9162 15 4 8,9 10 1s 10 t 7. 2 8 11t 9
1keston. Corp. 32, 1959/64 4, ~ 1993 10 8 5,030 I 9j 8 4.19-1 1 4
2 11 1925/70 ... I -,. 3829 2 1 -,.m 21 5 94,00. 16 2
1971/7G ... 2,429 11) 9 2, 15 ( 2 10 1516i
1 19 7:3/7 170.488 0 1 166_;25 16 1 127,013 11 3 2 196 1/71 1 o1,261 17 U- 11,03 4 15 31 81879 2 8
4 1 917 ... 2.5,181 4 7' 27,0 6. 2~ 2~3 28 2 10 4
leeds Corp. 3 % 195 5/,58 5 .3(s9 11 10 5,8706 2 4 5200 19 1L
Alauritius 312. 19 57/2 .. ,0)00 4,9,50 0) 0 4,375 0 0
2, 99 708.. 70.01t9 15 4 6 8, 955 4 9 56,:390) 1 3
New Zealand 3 ,, .961,5/68 ... 17,485 6 9 1(6,479 18 7 I 10",37Ti6 5 8
7 ,,3 ,, 1973/77 ... 2 i.471 13 10 21,840 19 9 17,252 10 10
4 6j5.. 7251 17,006 16 0 14,244 5 6
314 1963/6( 79 735 12 11 715 8 4 592 3 11
31 1 -T/0O 24),S8 4 11 21140 It 5 18,953 14 1
31 1960b4l ... 30.13 1 7 31,170 1.5 9 26,679 5 3
5 ., 1956/T 1 ... 16,00)0 0 0 17,320 0 0 15,120 0 0
1 ei 17/1 13. 27,821 10 2 21,786 198
,,2 ."),M; .. 5'3; 0 0) 48.625 6 2 41.750 0 0
4 19643 ... 1~ 4 1, 3 19 9 4.3,003 19 8 3(5;,5600 o northern Ireland 312 ,, i3/ ,. 1 ,7 14 7 3,866 12 9
Northern Rhodesia 1 ],)1.31(65 .3123,51 16, 94
31 1 195 5/.5 .. -12, 6 7,? 7 1 1 12,607 0 1 1 10,706 9 8 2,, 1017' ... 33.3 ) 33587 .5 5 262,1349)
V,, 11, I! 935/70 .. 200000 0 0 2 00.000 o 0o 7,0(
Norwich-City of- 6 2, ). Ij .78 ... 10o'10,000 0 0 100 I,100 0 0 101 ,5(0 () 0
Mortgage Loan
repayable
Pdestine Gtd. 3 1,I962/67 .. 6,12 53 2 10 5,831 1 1 I 50,0'33 15 7
Potmot Cop D72/S2 .. 1,621 1 -t 1,539 8 8 1,186 1 1
Savings Bonds 3, '5 3 G 1,084.960 12 7 1,51,203 8 8 949.348 8 6
3 ., 1 9(0170 4 5 0, G14- 11 9 4:38,179 4 3 358,442 9 1 3 71 1965/75 ..140, S9 12 1 130.596' 10 10 104,515 15 1 Sierra Leone 312 17 1()581/ 63 .. 81P; 7 10 809 5 0 714 6 10O
Carried forward..




138 THE ANTIGUA, MONTSERRA I AID VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE. [ 27 June,195t
Securities held by. Crown Agents etc.-(cont'd)
Description of Stock Nominal Value Price Paid. Value at 31st
December, 1956
s. d. d. d.
Brought forward ...
South Africa 3 % 1954/64 ... 6,000 0 0 5,670 0 0 4,890 0 0
, ,, 31 ,, 1953/73 ... 9,000 0 0 8,681 0 0 6,885 0 0
,, ,, 31 ,, 1954/9 ... 1,916 9 8 1,930 17 2 1,763 3 4
Southampton Corp. 3 ,, 1959/64 .. 12,306 14 2 11,660 12 1 10,214 11 4 Southern Rhodesia 31 ,, 1961/66 ... 6,740 0 0 6,73i 11 6 5,627 18 0
Southshields Corp. 3 ,, 1956/8 ... 4,072 17 2 4,098 6 3 3,991 8 0
Swansea Corp. 3 ,, 1955/65 ... 3,957 17 0 3,715 8 8 3,16(G 5 7
Tanganyika 41 ,, 1967/72 ... 178,054 15 8 174,568 16 1 150,450 5 10
Uganda 31 ,, 1966/69 ... 335,944 15 9 298.439 3 10 267,07( 2 1
War Loan 3 ,, 1955/59 ... 28,932 10 0 2S7,848 18 11 279,060 0 8
13,199,118 7 2 12,554,957 10 10 11,509,169 1 0 On deposit in Joint Consolidated
Fund ... 2,067,233 10 4 2,067,233 10 4 2,067,233 10: 4'
On deposit with Accountant General,
Trinidad and Tobago ... 609 7 6 609 7 64 609 7 6TOTAL ... 15,266,961 5 014,622,800 8 S 13,577,011 18 10Conversion at rate of 4/2 to $1.00 ... $73,281,414.01 $70,189.-442.09 $65,169,657..33
L. SPENCE,
Executive Commissioier
British Caribbean Currency Board.
Headquarters,
British Caribbean Currency Board,
Trinidad.
13th March, 1957.
Ref. No. 24/00057
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No. of 1957. Matrimonial Causes Act (Amend-, MONTrnent) Ordinance. SERRAT.
MIONTSERRAT.
No. of 19 57.
[BILL Foii]
An Ordinance to -trneud further the Matrimonial
Causes Act, 1948.
[ I Commencemnent.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony of Montserrat.
1. This Ordinance mnay be cited as the 8hort title. Matrimonial Cuiiics Act (Aniendineni ) Ordinanice, 1957, and shall he read as one w Nith the Matrimonial Cauises Act, 1948, a~s amended. li reinaffter Vil-ig called the Principal Act. 1!)rii No. 1.5.
2. Sectioti 2,4 of the Piiiei1 al Act is hereby' Ainondrnunt
ament~ as ollws:of the Princi
(a) bx rennmberitio szibsections (1) and p)al Acot.
(2) 'Fthe setion as suibsections (;)and (4);
UDnI
(1)) by insertinig thev following as suibseetionls (1) and1 (2) of the Section--"'(1) Notwviths!,mdin'z aiv~ ruile of
law, the evidence of a hutSband or wife shall be admiissable in any proceedlng.s to prove that marital intevecourse did or did not take place between th.:, Urifng anyV
periodi.




MONT- 2 Matrimonial Causes Act (Amend- No. of 1957.
SERRAT. meant) Ordinance.
" (2) Notwithstanding anything in this section or any rule of law, a husband or wife shall not be compellable in any proceedings to give evidence of the matters aforesaid."
President.
Passed the Legislative Council this day
of 1957.
Clerk of the Council.
OBJECTS AND REASONS.
Under the rule in the case of Russel v. Russel, (1942) Appeal Cases at page 687, neither husband nor wife may, in a matrimonial cause or proceeding, give evidence that during a certain period of time there was no marital intercourse if such evidence would tend to bastardise a child born in wedlock.
2. This Bill seeks to make provisions whereby the rule in the above case will be completely abolished and thereby to bring the Matrimonial Uauises Act of this Colony into line with section 32 of the Unite Kingdom Matrimonial Causes Act 1950 (c. 25).
F. O. C. HAmRs,
Crown Attorney.
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1957.
47/00515-300-6.57. Price 4 cents.




No. 7 of 1957. Beach Protection. ANTIGUA,jjL.S.] ~ Ass
A
~Ternor.
18th
ANTIGUA.
No. 7 of 1957.
An Ordinance to control the removal of any sand,
stone, shingle or gravel from any beach or
seashore in the Colony.
[18th June, 1957] Commencem
ment.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony
of Antigua.
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Short title,
Beach Protection Ordinance, 1957.
2. In this Ordinance- Interpreta"authorised officer" means any police officer
or other person duly appointed as such by the Colonial Engineer by a notification published in the Gazette and in one or more newspapers circulating in the
Colony;
"building or construction purposes" includes
the erecting and improving of, and the adding to and the repairing of buildings, and the constructing or repairing of any
road;
f o




ANTIGUA. 2 Beach Protection. No. 7 of 1957.
"Colonial Engineer" means the person for the time being performing the duties of Colonial Engineer of the Colony.
Appointment 3. The Colonial Engineer may, from time
of authorised
officers, to time, appoint authorised officers for and in
respect of any Parish in the Colony for the purpose of issuing permits under section 4 of this
Ordinance.
Removal of 4. (1) It shall not be lawful for any person
snd ebo.
from seashore to
for certain
purposes (a) dig, take or carry away, or aid or
prohibited. e) aeor aaorado
assist in digging, taking or carrying away for building or construction purposes or for the purpose of providing ballast for vessel s any sand, stone, shingle or gravel from any beach
or seashore in the Colony; or
(b) convey or move for building or construction purposes or for the purpose of providing ballast for vessels any such sand, stone, shingle or gravel along any public road,
except under and in accordance with a written permit from the Colonial Engineer or an authorised officer and subject to such terms and conditions as
are therein stipulated.
(2) Every such permit shall be in the form in
the Schedule to this Ordinance and shall only hold good for the period therein mentioned, such period
not to exceed one month.
(3) No such permit shall be granted unless
the Colonial Engineer or an authorised officer is satisfied that the said sand, stone, shingle or gravel is required for building or construction purposes or for the purpose of providing ballast for
vessels.
(4) Any person who contravenes the provisions of subsection (1) of this section shall be liable to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months,




No. 7 of 1957. Beach Protection. 3 ANTIGUA.
5. (1) No sand, stone, shingle or gravel the Time when digging or removal of which has been authorised andet cn y for building or construction purposes or for the on public purpose of providing ballast for vessels by a permit road. as provided in section 4 of this Ordinance, shall be conveyed or moved along any public road between the hours of six o'clock in the evening and five o'clock in the morning.
(2) Any person who contravenes the provisions of this section shall be liable to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months.
6. All fines and penalties imposed under Disposal of this Ordinance may be recovered in a summary penalties. manner before a Mfagistrate on complaint of any person and one half thereof shall be paid to the person who shall have given information leading to the conviction of the offender and the other half shall be paid into the Treasury to the credit of the general revenue of the Colony.
7. This Ordinance shall not apply to the Ordinance not Island of Barbuda. to apply to
8. This Ordinance shall be binding on the Ordinance
(] roW n.binding Crown. on Crwn.
ALEC LOVELACE,
President.
Passed the Legislative Council this 1st day of May, 1957.
F. A. CLARKE,
Clerk of the Council.




ANTIGUA. 4 Beach Protection. No. 7 of 1957.
SCHEDULE.
Permission is hereby granted to of
to dig, take and carry from *sanf/stone/*shingle/
*gravel in the quantities hereunder and to convey the same to
Quantity
This permit shall hold good for a period of
* Colonial Engineer.
......................19...... 'Authorised OfloI r,
Delete where inapplicable,
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No, 8 of 195!. Pensions (Increa$e) A nr
[L.S.]
I ASSENT,
A. T. WILLIAMS,
Governor.
18th June, 1957.
ANTIGUA.
No. of 1957.
An Ordinance to authorise a further increase of pensions payable in respect of public service.
[1st January, 1956.] Commencement.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony of Antigua.
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Shorttitleo.
Pensions (Increase) Ordinance, 1957.
2. In this Ordinance- Interpretation.
"the Act of any specified year means the
Pensions (Increase) Act of that year;
"Governor" means, in the case of a pensioner
whose services were wholly under the Government of the Colony, the officer for the time being administering the Government of the Colony and in all other cases
the Governor of the Leeward Islands;




ANTTGIA, 2 Penens (.T)?,( rrt.q,) 'No' 8 of 1957.
pension" mearis any pension payable under the provisions of any law mentioned in the First Schedule to this Ordinance:
Provided that the said expression does not include any gratuity and does not include any 4tum payable otherwise than by way of periodical payments, and accordingly the provisions of this ()rdinance shall not have effect with respect to any pension which has been commuted, andl where a part of any pension has been commuted, those provisions shall not have effect with respect to that part thereof.
Increae of 8. (1) Subject to the provisions of this
pensions pay- Ordinance, any pension specified in the First able on retire- -I
meant from Schedule to this Ordinaice may be increased by service in the the Governor to the extent authorized by the Olofly. Second Schedule to this Ordinance:
Provided that no increase shall be made under
this section in respect of any pension calculated on pensionable emohiments received after the 31st day
of December, 1951.
(2) Subsections (2) and (4) of section 3 of
the Act of 1947 (which define the circumstances in which a pension may be increased under that
section) shall apply for the purposes of this section as if any reference in those subsections to the said section 3 included a reference to subsection (1) of this section; and, subject to the next following subsection, in the application of those subsections for the said purposes, the expression "dependant ", in relation to a pensioner, shall be construed as meaning a person who the. Governor is satisfied- is wholly or mainly supported by the peiisioner and who either has not attained the age of sixteen years or, having attained that age, is either receiving full-time instruction at an educational establishment or undergoing training for a trade, profession or vocation in such circumstances that he is required to devote the whole of his time to that training for
a period of not less than two years,




No. 8 of 17. Pensions creases) 3 ANTIGUA.
(3) Where, immediately before the first day of January, 1956, an increase under the Act of 1947 or the Act of 1958 was payable in the oase of a pension by reason only that some person was a dependant of the pensioner by virtue of subsection
(3) of section 3 of the Act of 1947, then, so long as the Governor is satisfied that that person continues to be wholly or mainly supported by the pensioner, that person shall be deemed to be a dependant of the pensioner, for the purposes of the application of subsection (2) of section 3 of the Act of 1947 to increases tinder subsection (1) of this section:
Provided that(a) thi, subsection shall only apply to
a person by virtue of paragraph (a) of subsection (3) of section 3 of the Act of 1947 so long as that person would continue to be a dependant of the pensioner under subsection (2) of this section if the words from "in
such onwards were omitted therefrom;
(b) where this subsection applies to any
person by virtue of paragraph (b), (c) or (d) of subsection (3) of section 3 of the Act of 1947 and an increase under subsection (1) of this section is payable in the case of a pension by reason only that that person is deemed under this subsection to be a dependant of the pensioner, the annual rate of that increase shall be reduced in respect of any period by the amount, if any, by which the Governor is satisfied that the total income in that period of that person from any other source exceeds seven hundred and forty eight dollars and
eighty cents a year.
4. (1) Where a pension is determined by increasin reference to a rate of emoluments paid by a mhe case
y 'of mixed
Government or authority other than the Govern- pensions ment of the Colony the Governor ay, in his
discretion, but subject to the provisions of subsection (2) and subsection (3) of this section, authorise the payment of an increase of such pension,




kANiIGUA. 4 Pensiins (Increase) No. 8 of 1957.
(2) In exe rcising the d(liscretion mentioned in
subsection (1) of this section thile Governor shall have regard to the emoluments by reference to which the pension was computed and to any
increase of such emohuinntns in consequence of any
general revision of salaries.
(3) Where a payment of an increase of pension
is authorised by virtue of the provisions of subsection (1) of this section such increase shall be to the like extent as is authliorised by subsection (1) of section 3 of this Ordinance in the case of a
pension to which that section applies.
Extension of 5. For the purposes of an increase under
increases un. section 3 of the Act of 1947 in an pensionder Pensions (Increase)
,ot, 1947, (a) any restriction on the making of
(10/1947). such an increase, or on the amount of the
increase, imposed by that Act by reference to the income of the pensioner shall cease to have
effect;
(b) the amount of the increase shall be that applicable if the pensioner were a married person, whether or not he is in fact a married
person;
(c) the upper limit of the amount of a pension which may be increased by two hundred and eighty eight dollars a year shall
cease to have effect.
Extension of 6. For the purposes of an increase under the
increases o n- Act of 1953 in any pension-der Pensions
(Increase)
Act, 1953,
(20/195). (a) any restriction on the making of
such an increase, or on the amount of the increase, imposed by that Act by reference to the income of the pensioner shall cease to
have effect;
(b) the atountt of the increase Wiiall be that applicable if the pensioner were a married person, whether or not he is in fact a married
person.




No. 8 of 1957. 'Pensions (bIcrease) 5 ANTIGUA.
7. (1) Sbscion (3) of section 3 of the Other amniudAct of 1947 (which define the expression depend- mnt~s of Act of 1947 and
ant" for the purposes of that section and the Act of 19ana. Second Shedhule, to that Act) shall cease to have effect, and for the purposes of the said section 3 and of section 3 of the Act of 1953 the expression "dependant shall have the meaning assigned thereto by subsections (2) aid (3) of section 3 of this (Ordinane-, with the substitution in the said subsection (3) for any reference to an increase under subsection (1) 4 section 3 of this (O)rdinance of a reference to an increase under section 3 of the Act of 1947 or, s the case may be, of the Act of
(2) The Act of 1947 shall have effect and be deemed always to mhae had effect as if for paragraph 7 of the Second Schedule to that Act there were substituted the following paragraph:" 7. Where a person in receipt of a
pension cified i the First Schedule to this Act is als in recipt of another pension so specified, both If those pensions shall be agYregated and the amount which would have been the authorisod increase of a single pension equal to that aegregate if that single pension had been a pension specified in the said First Schedule shall be appoitioned between the pensions in the proportions which they bear to one another. and the amount so apportioned to anyv pension specified in the said First Scheduleh- siall be the authorised increase of
that pension."
8. In calculating the amount of any pension supplementfor the purposes of the Act of 1947 or the Act of ary provisions. 1953, any increase for which provision is made by section 3 of this Ordinance shall be disregarded.
9. The Acts specified in the Third Schedule Repeal, to this Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.
10. This (rdinance shall be deemed to have Commence come into operation on the 1 st day of January, mn 1956.
ALEC LOVELACE,
President




ANTIG A. Pensio. (I r.ase) No. 8 of 1957.
'assPd tho Legislative Council this 28th day
of May, 1,97.
F. A. CLARKE, (lerk of the Council.
FIRST SCHEDULE.
Pensions which may be increased under section 3 or section 4 of this Ordinance.
Cap. 1a30. 1. A pension payable under the Pensions
Act, and any amendments thereto.
12/1947. '2. A pension payable under the Pensions
711953. Act, 1947 and any amendments thereto.
4/1955.
611956.
S. R. & O.
2311956.
10io/is1. 3. A pension payable under the Police
Pensions (Preservation of Rights) Act, 1951.
1219s51. 4. A pension payable under the Police Act,
5/1953. 1951, and any amendments thereto.
1311955.
7/1931. 5. A pension payable under the Denomina11934. tional School Teachers Pension Ordinance, 1931,
17/1947.
11/1949. as amended.
311964.




N. of 1957. A,.sios (I re''e 7 A \TImA ,
SECOND SCHEDULE.
Rate of Increase of Pensions.
1. Subject to the provisions of this Sohedule, the increase under section 3 (in this Schedule referred to as the "authorised increase") in the case of a pension in respect of which such an increase is authorised or re,(uired to be made (in this Schedule referred to as a relevant pension ") shall be ten per cent of the basic rate of the pension or $480 a year, whichever is the less.
2. (1) Where a pensioner is in receipt of two or more relevant pensions in respect of services rendered by the same person, the authorised increases of those pensions shall not in the aggregate exceed the amount which would represent the authorised increase if those pensions were a single relevant pension at a basic rate equal to the aggregate of the basic rates of those pensions; and where the said increase, as ascertained apart from this paragraph, would exceed that amount, the increase in the case of each of the pensions shall be calculated by dividing the amount between them in proportion to the said increases as ascertained as aforesaid.
(2) For the purposes of this paragraph, a person for whose benefit a pension is payable shall be deemed to be in receipt of the pension notwithstanding that it is payable to some other person.




ANTtA. Pension, (Inerease) No, A o 1.957.
THIRD SCHEDULE,
Enactments repealed.
Short title. Extent of Repeal.
The Pensions (Increase) (a) In section 2, subsection (2);
Act, 1947 (No. 10 of (b) In section 3, the proviso to
1947) subsection (1), and subsection
(3);
(c) The whole of section 4;
(d) In the Second Schedule-in paragraph 2 the words Where a pensioner is married or has at least one dependant then", the words "but does not exceed $1872 Sa year" in sub-paragraph (d), the word "and" at the end of sub-paragraph (d), subparagraph (e), and paragraphs 3, 4, 5 and 6.
The Pensions (Increase) (a) Subsection (2) of section 2;
Act,'1953 (No. 20 of (b) Subsection (2) of section 3;
1953). (c) Subsection (2) of section 5;
(d) In the Second Schedule-in paragraph 1 the words and symbols "-(a) where the pensioner is married or has at least one dependant,", subparagraph (b), in the heading to the second column of the Table the words "where pensioner is married or has at least one dependant ", the third column of the Table, and paragraph 3.
(e) In the Third Schedule-the entries relating to subsection
(3) of section 3 and to section
4 of the Act of 1947.
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MONTSERRAT.
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1957, No. 4.
THE TRAvrC SluJS (KINDs AND) DESCRIPTIONS) REGULATIONS,
1i957, DATED 22ND MARCH, 1957, MADE BY THE TRAFFIC COMMISSIONERI UNDER SECTION 75A OF THE VEHICLES AND ROxD TRAvIC ORDINANCE 1951 (No. 4 oF 1951) AS AMENDI)ED., AND APPROVED BY THE GOVERNOR-INCOUNCIL.
1. Citation. These Regulations may be cited as the Traffic Signs (Kinds and Descriptions) Regulations, 1957.
2. Interpretation. In these Regulations"the Ordinance" means the Vehicles and Road Traffic
Ordinance, 1946, as amended.
3. Traffic Signs. The following kinds of traffic signs are hereby prescribed pursuant to section 75A- of the Ordinance, and any person who fails to comply with the direction or prohibition given by any such signs shall be guilty of an offence.
STOP SIGNS.
(a) (i) A sign conveying the order to stop to be
erected in such places as are appointed by the Traffic Commissioner 'such sign having
inscribed thereon STOP;
(ii) whenever a stop sign is erected at or near
the intersection of two roads it shall face the stream of traffic on one road and every person driving a vehicle on that road shall bring the vehicle to a stop before entering but as near as practicable to the driving surface of the other road; but if there is a stop line on the road, as hereinafter explained, in conjunction with a stop sign the driver of the vehicle shall come to a stop before passing over and as near as
practicable to such stop line.




2
STOP LINES.
(b) A stop line for use in conjunction with stop
signs shall be a white line not less than six inches in width .painted on the driving surface of the road or a row of
metal markers affixed to the driving surface.
SIGN TO HALT OR SLOW AT ROAD AHEAD.
(c) (i) HALT SIGN: A Sign which sThall be
interpreted as indicating that any person driving a vehicle on a road on or to which such sign is placed shall bring the vehicle to a halt before entering, but as near as practicable to, the driving surface of the road which he is about to enter, such sign having inscribed thereon the
words HALT AT MAJOR IROAD) AHEAD".
(ii) Siow Stox: A sign which shall be interpreted
itas indicating that any person driving a vehicle shall, when approaching a junction of a road where such ign is placed, slow down and conform with the Highway (ode for road junctions, such sirgn having inscribed thereon the words
"SLOW MAJOR. ROA(I) AHiI)".
SIGNS AT OR NEAR SCHOOLS.
(d) A sign which shall be interpreted as indicating
that a school is situated in the vicinity of the road on which the sign is placed and that the driver of a vehicle on that road shall take special care and slow down when
approaching such school, or the road leading thereto.
SIGNS TO REGULATE THE MOVEMENT OF TRAFFIC.
(c) Signs conveying the order not to proceed from
one road into another by means of making a turn to the left or to the right, as the case mav be, to be erected in such places as are appointed by the Traffic Commissioner, such signs having inscribed thereon the words NO LEFT
TURN OR NO RIGHT TUIRN.
SIGNS TO PROHIBIT ENTRY,
(f) Signs conveying thy order not to enter into a
road at a ,arti ular point of intersec{t ion with another road, to be erected in sich places a are appointed by the Traffic Commissioner, such signs having inscribed thereon the
words NO ENTRY.




$
SIGNS TO CLOSE ROADS TO TRAFFIC.
(g) (i) Signs to close road or parts thereof to
traffic to be erected iti accordance with subparagraph ,(iii) of such design as may be approved by the Traffic Commissioner to indicate the road or part or parts thereof upon which the driving of a vehicle is
prohibited;
(ii) Every such sign shall state the period for
which the road or part thereof is closed or shall state that it is closed until further
notice;
(iii) The road or part of the road to which
any such sign applies shall be indicated by the erection of a sign having inscribed thereon the words kOAD CLOSED at
each end of the road or part of the road which is closed and at all major points of intersection with the road, which points shall be determined by the Traffic
Commissioner.
SIGNS FOR PROHIBITION OF PARKING.
(h) (i) Signs conveying the order to prohibit
the parking of vehicles, to be erected in such places as may be appointed by the Traffic Commissioner such signs having inscribed thereon the words NO PARKING;
(ii) The portion of the road to which any such sign is applicable shall be clearly indicated by painted' white lines or words or markers on the road or by additional words inscribed on the sign which may describe the area to which the proliibit ion of the sign is applicable by name or other description or by reference to another sign
erected on or near the same road;
(iii) The prohibition in subparagraph (i) shall
not apply unless stated on the sign, to the stopping of a vehicle for the immediate taking up or discharging of passengers or goods (or for such time as may be actually necessary for the loading or unloading of




4
SIGNS FOR STANDS FOR PUBLIC SERVICE VEHICLES.
(i) A sign to indicate the places where motor omnibuses shall stop on or near the route or routes on which they are permitted to travel, for the purpose only of taking up or setting down passengers and goods, and where no other vehicle shall be permitted to stop or stand. Such sign shall be erected at such places on the route as may be approved by the Traffic Commissiner and shall have
inscribed thereon the words BUS STOP.
SIGNS FOR SPEED LIMIT AREAS.
(j) Signs having inscribed thereon the words
"SPEED LIMIT AREA MAXIMUM SPEED x
M.H.P." and indicating the commencement and the end of the length of a road which by virtue of an order under subsection (6) of section 50 of the Ordinance is deemed
to be a road within a speed limit area.
Made this 22nd day of March, 1957.
W. S. SOUTHWELL,
Traftc Oommissioner.
Approved by the Governor in Council this 22nd day of March, 41957.
GEORGE CABEY,
Clerk of the Council.
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MONTSERRAT.
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,
1957, No. 5.
PUBLIC HEALTH-MOSQUITO CONTROL.
THE MATOSQUITO CONTROL REGULATIONS, 1957, DATED THE
11TH DAY OF FEBRUARY, 1957, MADE BY THE BOARD OF 11EALTH UNDER SECTroN 12c OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH
ORDINANCE, 1875 (No. 3 ori 1875).
1. Short Title. These Regulations may be cited as the Mosquito Control Regulations, 1957.
2. Interpretation. In these Regulations unless the context otherwise requires"occupier" means, in the case of land not occupied
by any tenant or other person, the owner of the land;
" officer of the Board includes any member of the
Board, any medical officer of the colony and any
servant or agent of the Board;
"owner includes any person receiving rent or profits
from any tenant or occupier thereof or who would receive such rent and profits if the premises were let whether on his own account or as agent for any
other person.
SPRAYING.
8. (a) Spraying of Premises. Itshall be lawful for any member of the Department to spray premises when ordered by the Senior Medical Officer or any other Medical Officer so to do.
(b) No premises shall be sprayed unless at least twenty-four hours notice in writing of such spraying shall have been given to the occupier of such premises.




(c) Where the occupier of any premises cannot be found after reasonable enquiry, or when it is not reasonably practicable to give notice otherwise, notice may be given by posting the same up in some conspicious place on the premises.
4. Inspection of Premises. When ordered by
the Senior Medical Officer or any other Medical Officer so to do it shall be lawful for any member of the Departme'nt, between the hours of seven in the morning and six in the afternoon of any day, to inspect premises a:nd to examine all articles likely to contain water found in or upon such premises: Provided that in the case of business premises the said inspection shall take place during any period of time in which the business may be in progress.
5. Obstruction by Occupier and Forcible
Entry. (1) If the occupier of any premises refuses or ftils to admit upon his premises any person duly authorised under Regulations 3 or 4 hereof to enter such premises such occupier shall be guilty of an offence against these IRegulations.
(2) If any occupier commits an offence against paragraph
(1) of this Regulation it shall be lawful for an officer of the Department for the purpose of spraying or inspecting as aforesaid to enter upon the premises of such occupier by force if need be and with such assistance as may be required on condition that
(a) The officer has served on the occupier, a notice of his intention at least 24 hours in advance;
(b) the officer has a written authority from the Board and shows such authority to the occupier if requested by him to do so.
6. Duties of Occupiers. (a) When notified that premises are to be sprayed, the occupiers thereof shall, before the time fixed for spraying, remove all foodstuffs, clothing and any other article which they have been warned mnay be damaged by spraying: Provided that they shall not remove mosquito nets and bedding which shall be sprayed.
(b) The occupiers of premises which are being sprayed shall extinguish all fires and naked flames on the premises during the process of spraying;
(c) If the occupier of any premises after receiving due notice fails to comply with the requirements of this Regulations, he shall be guilty of an offence against these Regulations.




~7. Limitations on Spraying. (a) Mattresses shall not be- sprayed if objection thereto is taken by the owners thereof.
(b) Only the outside of the backs of food-safes shall be sprayed.
-GENERAL.
8. Receptacles for Storage of Water. (a) Trhe- owner or occu pier of premise-sshah ll c a)Ill Tanks, (Irums, Va1ts, barrels, or other receptaee intendedl for the storage of water in such positions that they aro, accessible for inspection of their contents.
(b) All wall-tanks shall be placed riot less thain six inches from the nearest wall1 and niot less that fifteen inches from the ne1Arest part of the ceiling, or roof: P roviiled that atitomyatic H raising tanks wiay be affixed to! or plaredl within six- inchles of it wall if inspection of the conitents thereof is conVenment.
(c) When a member of the Department has completely his inspection of the contents of any, tank, drumn, vat, barrel, or other re(ceptac ~e intended for the storage of water the owner or ovccapier of the premises shall forth with render such receptacle ios(}uito- proof.
(d) If the occaipiel after receiving reaisonable notice inl %vritnm firnt the Board direction liti to do, so fails to comply with the r ,jroineni; of th is lRegiflarioi, lie shallI Jbe guilty of an offence :,rai n st these h~lto
9. Covered.. Drains and Sewer-Traps. (a)
E'lach covem ci din-mn shall bue provided with an inspection Chiania1 o er vvh sh-11 be '111e it position which is eAsily Waccssible for te purpose of ins pectionl.
(b) All sewer- trips shalb placed in positions which 'are ,aIlV rcesi for t';WIPPt pOsof i '11w't1ion
10. Drili ng Water for Animnals. All receptacles ws(-i t, provli ie ditikin, Nvater fo n iinals or poultry shall e such uis cxn be qucikly and completely emptiedi at any timne
(b) If any person after recciviniir reasonable notice in writin.01~ frn the floard req ring himt to do so fails to comply with thle mofn e t ~his I lotion hie shall be gulilty of
an offence a-ainst these ltt-ulations,




11. Wells. All wells shall be rendered and kept mos(quito-proof or permanently stocked within larvivorous fish of a species to be approvedd by the Senior Medical Officer.
12. Finding of Mosquitoes in Aquatic Stages. If any member of the Department finds any mosquito in its aquatic stages in any water or in any receptacle containing water, he shall, according to his judgment and the circunimstances of the case(a) apply the larvicide used by the 1)Department; or
(b) require the occupier of the premises to'stock the water with larvivorous fish of a species approved by the Senior Medical Officer; or
(c) render the receptacle, if it be of little or no commercial value, incapable of holding water; or
(d) report the matter to the Senior Medical Oflicer or any other Medical Officer.
(e) If the occupier of any premises on being required in writing to stock any water with larvivorous fish under paragraph (b) of this Regulation fails to comply within such requirement hlie shall be guilty of an offence against these Regulations.
13. Inspection Cards. Any member of the Department may affix a card or other document to any tank or vat, or in any inconspucious position on any premises for the purpose of recording notes or any inspection of a tank or other receptacle containing water, and no person may remove or deface any such card or document.
14. Roof-Gutters. (a) Roof-gutters shall have
sufficient capacity and fall to ensure that the rain water will not be retained at any point thereof.
(b) Wherever there are roof-gutters the owner thereof shall arrange that the roof-gutters shall be accessible for inspection.
(c) if the owner of any premises after receiving
reasonable notice in writing fails to comply with the requirements of paragraphs (a) and (b) of this rule, he shall be guilty of an offence against these Regulations.
(d) Occupiers of premises s all keep trimmed and free from mosquito larve all trees, shrubs, hedges, and plants, and prevent all trees and shrubs from overhanging roof-gutters on their or on any other person's premises.




oc) The occupier of an 1)r(nises shall take all. necessary steps to prevent water from collecting in roof -gutters, to
l~~~revent~~~ _oioe rm br d therein and to destroy all. nios4quitoes in their aquatic staoges found therein.
(( 1amr owner or occupier aferrceivinig notice fsils to comply with the reqiiireivents. of paragraphs (d) and (e) of' this rule, hie shlall be guilty of an, olicunce against these
15, Storing of Water. Where nodehlaration
under sub-section "2) of section 1 2C of the Publlic 11calih Ordinance, 1875, is in force, in respect of any area the following pro)visions l iali apply to such ,itra(a) water may be stored ]in barrels, large vessels, or other similar water containers;
(b) such barrels, larve vesso-Is. or, o her Similar contaiers. ,liai con forin to niobis :tppro ved fronti time to time by the Department for the purpose of suchl storage:
(c) s~uch barrclvs. lare ve'zsel-, or, '-tler similar watter coli miners, wh rv mmse(1 I for storiui g winter. shall be mmosqiuitoproofed or kept. c(Astaitl*v stocku1 with larvivortis fish provide and maintained by the occupier of thle premises, Such fish being') or a specie's aIpproved by thle Department;
(d) irtifiial l)~i s, lakcs, and basins xVl ch contain m water shall be stocked with lar-Vivorouis fish provided and niaimmttAincel by the occupier of the premises, such fish being of a speciesi lipproved by the Department;
(e) if the ocetipier of any' premnises after receiving notice fails to comply with the requ irements of prg.hs(b) (c) and
(d) of this regulation, he shall be guilty of an offence against these Reguilations.
16. Drainage of' Water from Buildings and Premises. (a) No part of Any building or p~remises or of any wall or other structure surrounding nuch building of, 1ureim ues shall be so comstniced ).s to Ibte cap~iec of retaininitr water unless provisions ill unle whierel tv such water may easily be drained1 therefrom.
(h) Uipon not ice in writing being givyen 1)y the iDepart. Iruent to thle owner of' anYvlui~i~ or l~'itsor amY wvail or, odher si mci uee as nmfurke .aid thiat any pamtm dwroeof is ca pa le or. p'etaining water anid thfit DO Drovision is made whereby such




Water inmv easily be drained therefrom such owner shall forthwith caiise the said par b tO e con striuc d in accoriance, with the provisions of sub-regulation (a) of this Regulation, and if he fails to do so he shall be guilty of an offence against these Regulations.
17. Cemeteries. (a) Flower vases, jars, jardinieres and other ornamental articles in cemeteries shall not be allowed to contain water.
(b) Any such receptacle shall be permanently filled with sand.
(c) Mausoleuns, vaults and burial urns shall be maintained in such a condition as not to collect water.
(d) The occupier of a cemetery shall be responsible for ensuring that water does not collect in excavations or tombs therein.
(e) If the occupier of any cemetery after receiving due notice fails to comply with the requirements ot this ReIgulation, he shall be guilty of an offence against these Regulations.
18. Stagnant Water. (a) No person shall expose any empty bottle (broken or otherwise), empty tin, coconut shell, uncovered barrel, hox or any other articles in such manner as to cause the same to be a receptacle for stagnant water or a breeding place for mosquitoes.
(b) The presence of mosquito larv;e in any collection of water shall be proof that such water is stagnant;
(c) If any person after receiving due notice fails to comply with the requirements of paragraph (a) of this regulation he shall be guilty of an offence against these Regulations.
19. Hindrance or Obstruction Prohibited.
Any person who hinders or obstructs any officer of the Board in the execution of any duty imposed upon him by these Regulations shall be guilty of an offence against these Regulations.
20. Offence by Owner or Occupier. Where
an obligation is inposed by any of these rules upon an owner or occupier, both the owner and the occupier of such premises or either of them may be proceeded againstt and convicted-of an offence against such Regulation:




Provided that the Magistrate may dismiss the charge against either notwithstanding his default if the Magistrate is satisfied that under the terms of any contract between them it was the duty of the other to perform the obligation in respect of which the offence was committed, and that in the circumstances it would be in the interest of justice to so dismiss the charge.
21. Power of Forcible Entry. (a) When any person is guilty of an offence against these Regulations for having failed to comply with the requirements of any of these Regulations it shall be lawful for an officer of the Board to fulfil the requirement in respect of which the offence has been committed at the expense of the person in default and for the purpose of doing so to enter the premises of such person by force if need be with such assistance as may be required on condition that(i) the Officer has served on the person in default
a notice of his intention at least 24 hours in
advance;
(ii) the Officer has a written authority from the
Board for the purpose and shows such authority to the person in default if requested by
him to do so.
(b) Any expense incurred by the Board under this Regulation in fulfilling any requirement in respect of which an offence has been committed as aforesaid shall constitute an ordinary civil debt owed by the person in default to the Board andl shall be :ecoverable summarily under the provisions of the Magistrate's Code of Procedure Act.
Made by the Board of Health this 11th day of
February, 1957.
J. H. L. BROWNE,
C lerk of the Board of Health
Approved by the Governor in Council the 22nd day of March, 1957.
GEORGE CABEY,
Clerk of the Council
Printed at L s Government Printing Office, Antigua, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. Il, AcAtAN, Government Printer.-By An.thority.
1957.
51100239-52(--6.5L Prioe 9 cents,




MONTSER!RAT.
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,
1957, No, 13
The Rural District Boards Election Order, 1957, dated
June 25, 1957, made by the Administrator under subsection (1) of section 10 of the Rural District Boards
Ordinance, 1952 (No. 5 of 1952), as amended.
WHEREAS by subsection (1) of section 10 of the Rural District Boards Ordinance, 1952 (No. 5 of 1952), as amended, is is provided that within twenty-one (21) days after the proclamation of any rural district or the dis. solution of a Board, and every vacancy among the elected members of a Board, the Administrator shall make an order (hereinafter called an election order) appointing, as circumstances may require, all or any of the requisites for an election as are in paragraph (a), (b), (c), (d), (e) and (f) of the aforesaid subsection contained:
AND WHEREAS by a proclamation dated the 14th day of June, 1957, the Windward District was declared a Rural District:
NOW, THEREFORE, the Administrator of the Colony of Montserrat hereby appoints and orders as follows:1. SHORT TITLE. This Order may be cited as the Rural District Boards Election Order, 1957.
2. CONTENTS OF' ORDER: It is hereby ordered that(a) persons wishing to apply to be registered as voters in the Windward Rural District shall apply in writing in the form prescribed as Form No. 1 in the ScLedule to this order to the election officer at the Police Station at Harris in the said Rural District between the hours of 9 o'clock in the forenoon and 5 o.clock in the afternoon of the 8th, 9th and loth
days of July, 1957;
(/,) every candidate for election shall be nominated by at least two
registered voters on one nomination paper in the form prescribed as Form No. 2 in the Schedule to this order at the Police Station at Harris on the 18th day of July. 1957, during the hours of 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.; and his consent to nomination shall be given in writing on such nomination paper and attested by one witness;
(c) the election shall take place between the hours of 9 o'clock in
the forenoon and 6 o'clock in the afternoon on the 24th day of July,
1957:
(d) James Horatio Carrott of Plymouth shall be election officer;




(c) the election shall take place at the Government School in the
said Rural District;
(.f') the manner of the said election shall De by ballot.
SCHEDULE
FORMI No. I
Form of application for registration as a voter.
I, ....... .. . .. o f ...... ..... .......... ....
(occupation) ............ hereby claim to have my
name inserted in the Register of Voters for the election of Members of the Windward Rural District Board.
Dated this day of ,1957.
(S ig n e d ) ...................... ............. .. ........ ..................
In the presence of: ............................................
FORM NO.2
Nomination Paper
We, the undersigned voters for the Windward Rural District do hereby nominate the following person as a proper person to serve as a member of the Windward Rural District Board and we certify that to the best of our belief he is qualified for election and a member of the Windward Rural District Board.
Surname. Other Names. Address Occupation.
. ..at urea {




3
I ......nominated in the foregoing
nomination paper hereby consent to such nomination as candidate for election as a member of the Windward Rural District Board.
Witness my hand this day of ,1957.
Signed by the said nominee in the presence of: Signature of Witness:
Made by the Administrator this 25th day of June, 1957.
A. F. DAWKINS,
Administrator.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Antigua, Leeward Islands, by E. M. BLACKMAN, AM.B.E., Government Printer.-By Authority.
1957.
50/00006-500-6.57. Price 6 cents.




VIRGIN ISLANDS.
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1957, No. 13.
PIONEER INDUSTRIES (MANUFACTURE OF AERATED WATERS)
ORDER, 1957, DATE) 9TH MAY, 1957, MADE BY THE GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL UNDER SECTION 3(1) OF THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF INDUSTRIES ORDINANCE, 1953
(No. 10 oF 1953).
ORDER-IN-COUNCIL.
1. Citation. This Order may be cited as the Pi'oneer Industries (Manufacture of Aerated Waters) Order, 1957.
2. MIanufacture of Aerated Waters declared a Pioneer Industry. The manufacture of Aerated Waters is hereby dhclhtred to be a Pioneer Industry for the purposes of the Encouragement of Industries Ordinance, 1953, and Aerated Waters so manufactured are hereby declared to be Pioneer Producnts for the said purposes.
Made by the Governor in Council this 9th day of May, 1957.
E. ABBOTT,
Acting Clerk of the Council.
Prnted at the Gover,nment Printing Office. Antigua, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLACKMAN. Government Printer.-By Authority.
42100062-500-6.57. 1Price 3 conts.]