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The Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette

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Title:
The Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette
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Antigua
Montserrat
British Virgin Islands
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[St. John's? Antigua]
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Govt. Printer.
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weekly
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English
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12 v. : ; 25-35 cm.

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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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v. 1-12, no. 18; July 5, 1956-Mar. 30, 1967.
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Includes supplements consisting of bills, ordinances, statutory rules & orders, etc.

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

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145
AN TIG-UA, 231ONTSIERRAT
VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZT TT!V--j'
......... u6 fish edl by authority.
VOL. 11. THIURSIJAY, l1imi JULY. 1q,57. No. 30.
IN2) d~ 4 of mri iqb ~ nwifiate tor- %isl1 to stilrnit now thie Italian M ii i-ry o4 the cialinis within thle above time limit, Claimas against Laly arising; Tr amury oit 1 t p t -'ted should co mmuniicate withI Claims
out of the WAar. aktirat ci l;c u- Dontrnin Foe-ign Office, 7 C1arlton
Ini-! order 11 ni.n. Ga e l-os, Lowlon, S.W. 1, regarding
In order Qthe, issue- of this ccrt Heat e. Claimtiori of' ou-it'aiiiq ('1:11 by nutioli- (2) Awm of *c~Id (omiiiisatiai ant-, living ontsitle the United Kingalm of the Unit ii lKhc'oin inl~r ina e In' te- Aitighliian don should apply to the nearest
Article 78 of tho i'Yjeat % of 1-Yaci- ( 'otcilIiatioi C to iii s s i uon Biiisli (%Onu.
with Italy, 11M. (o \'-rotnent in the ofl lw paid \witliil 'A2 days
'Uniized Kinitilon "i %mar 29th, 4l th e te pin' ity t Uitn Notes for guidance on the lir(para1957 entered into a St eitom'tliunfi of01~ ofii~t~ LW. 'j'n niiry ,f di of claIm (On Qe otained Krom
'Ut 1-rstand i g wi Hi the Italian the compldeted aIopo it the above Department.
Govern inpt ~nh xi o atiu (I10Ioomeits. e.N .20
that NO) CLA IM,; '--Y UNITE REIovA,203
KINGDO)05 NATION ALS CA N BEN compensationon will, under Article
PRES ENT'ED TO'i( Ti [E ITALiAN 78 o' the- Treaty b~ e paiyaible iii lire Th -instaoofAig re
GOVER NNMEItNT A FT ER SE PT EM- i itly and will be subject to the Tod h Admiistrtor deth An the
BEl? 28'rii. 1957." ~ for-ign exel'aitge control ri-P!utlati''iis cord Jly 19ith re4e thss det in te
which mnay he0 in forco in It:zly from Pn ul 1957.t oNurs Antiua.E s The Italia (ovennent have time to time. lliC eltNus.Atg.
agreed to comumi nicati- tht-i decisions Admnin i.Nt)(t(o) (qiri',
on all outstatiditir claims alread g British prolwr'rty ownpis who have 8t ons
preseiitcd to tI hut by Mathe 28th suffered war-less or clina:ge in Italy A P0i71. 1958. an srgan n furtherno andi have vo et cime onpna 51h *hay. 1957.
claims which, niay lhe leici x'-d by tion. tindler Article 78 o4 the lTmaty 15f. Ku. A Th228 theta n betwxeenith dI 1ate of tmhe Meo- and now wish to do -u. atwo ad vis-'d randIinn andl Se ptenbr- 28th, 1957. that they inust snlnnit Mv Ke 'ailis w1il vintmninitoi-heir decision Jut before September 28th. 1957 dir-ct vit-qin Isloands Coinstitumtion and writ iii tht ELK (. oveimit mtt ithin to the: Elevlions ()ddihnarcor, 1964.
twel ye calendar months front the late Mtinistero del Tesoro. of roenipt by lie Italitol (1ovi-iuient Ragioneria Gkeithe dello Stato, Appointment of Supervisor of Elections.
-of Sucoh Clu is,. 17flit-o l3cili AllI.H Pt e Nendi,
Via Pwo Fb wa 3.5, It is hereby notified for general
If thet decision of the Italin Ronme. information that the Ndndnistratoali o ities is; :it al,4olii1te rt--'ictiunt of has appointe'i Mr. Herman Bessono
the claim) onl l,-gtl or fatt l r'onidsl5 Claiiiiaiits whi'' han e ali-aly H ub- Suiitvisor of' Elections under the .1a partial itet(titi ont thoetottd initted (Iliins ic h-i to lit- lttiliii provisions o1 thbe above luentioned thati no( decision -;itii be ::i''' iii the Goviiiiiii-t or, wvho ji intend to OititiliiiC. prtl 5it~t state ol' the idtt'ntiiin o lor do (1 o atre iii'vit-iI totn hwl t wo) collie-s rOi1qo- )ie on other g'roiunds, It. M (4oen'ient of their cllii to theC Piiitl Euibass, Ofie
withi reusit ittie bodin ath latd o Villa SWoI konskyv, V7 a iitt- Rosma 25, onq
wil~ A mRoiritK00 o lm, for puirplt-s of ro cold. Brhal 11 fr/il Imlafl(I
th'' clajn if pitsi Ide, in th- light of Iit c~s. where-i I-IE 7-f vei-iinaiit _____the fr-sh I thiiientibto pid \'Ittil are satisfied Ota lor eetl reason the the claimnt or fit' othr good cause,cliati nh oaseanteNo.76
and 1He, 1talion ii xeininent wvillI corn-clistisutlI-iticeti tm N.t.
muniticate' to EL.M. C ivernnm--tit their loss or damage sufleiv a. or' to Ceialo CONFIRMATION OF ORD1NANC31S decision ott such it-e'o;niiiiatiiti v th e ni( ecessai-y support og doeumnin tiin six ruonttis of the~ reeint bthm tiont within the ti intc limit laid dociui, of the requlest fotr ree-cnhthem the claims may be subxiitted through ie-eamiatimi. II.M. Government within the time Thle Secretary oif State for the
Th-~ Italiati Gvoveri-unnt have limit iii an incomnplete, state. Iii such Colonies has informed the Governor
agrow owt:cases tHie documentation or the final that the power- of disallowance will
agred tirt :claim must lbe presented through not be exercised in respect of tho
(1) Coin sation awarded by H.M. Govrn-ment to the Italian Gov- tindertnentieited Ordinftnces:thetm and aceet Id by the erment within six months of the Vrin~i Istandt.
- said timne limit, i.e., iiot later than
*"In the notice i th- Bourd of Trade March 28th, 1958. No. 15 of 1956, "The Firearms
Joutitf of Novernil'r 2tttii 194%9 it wasR Ordinance, 1956
st-atedl thart, the rigrht of eiruints to ptresent A certificate of the British nation- 4/01 cthImntdir to the Italian Gverntintwas ality of tHe claimant is require(] by 4101 nat affected hy tMe wildrawat of thi. facili- the Itaian authorities, and clatimants No. 3 of 19,57, "The A ppropriation ties provided bv 11.1. Government for theinteUtd go wohv Ornac,15'
channtelling of clims in respect of war darn- i h ntdKndmwohv riac,15.
t~e under the Pe-.oo Treaty. already submitted claims direct to the 4V/0045




116 THE A N'IJGICA MO.NTSEIMAT All D Vf 1W IN! BLENDS GA Zj"'FT,1%'. [Jully 11, L"'57.
No. 77 tlii Anlifjim, .11on.18erral & Vii qin TRADE MARK'S OFFICE,
Altinds UN. fif rgive noticio. in dupli- ANUum 2nd Joy. N67.
The Wkwhig Ordinanco & Stain- cate at theTrade Marks Offico, Antitory Rules and Ord','r.s t1re o lealated gun, of oppnsidon to rongiskation of C 1, i 1 i i, I I 0 y & c, 0.. C.. with. this Gazi-tit3 and ft i in part th snid Trade -Mark. of 433 str(,et, Troy, snnic- of
thereoh- IN' t w Y(-1<1 hw, ( applied for l?,!.JstraORDINANCE. CHCI L (I BYRON, Hon of on, Ywle Unk waskoing of
AnQua. Rqpwrar of Wade Wyk& the
N r 34 of 1951 The Public IInlt h
Orkiiiialice,
114 py 119w $L25 TRADE MARKS OFFICE, LA
ANTIGUA. bul July, 195L
8TATUTORY 1,ULES & ORDERS. in Clas ; 38 that i i to say: At tielos of
(,LUETT, PFA 1,0 DY & CCV, INC, clothh1g. AnQua. of, 433 River Street. Troy, Staft- o
Nkw Y"k We applioad for Regisda- TW AppliewAs Who thM ihey
No. It of 1951 -'The W on tion oF oriewip Alark conjoing of hvp imed Qp mid TrWon 1[irk in (Arnsidulpyt) Rules. 1957." the, fo!lcwing:- respect of the sai(i g ,t ds f()r:)7 years
I py 140W 3 ds. before, tne date oft!wirsaid %pplicaNo. 15 of 195, "The lp"gmrd. Er fr% tot).
Islands and Windward Alands f2l A N F0 FR 121 Any inay within iihi-ee
(Courts) (Cirelli" and ii-ionths fi-in tli(, datf of (ho first
(AnwndnwnQ Ruts. I95U appearance (if in
pp. Prica 7 rents. in Ohm IS W k to m3: Athich, of W A noW"a. it nWw,/ 0 (wf/ Firflvn
_Ifonlscr at. clothing hdazids (02410 give noHy" in duldic,,ite ;it the 1'rade Marks Offle-, Antisk. 3 (d 195T -Tll,, Y )JcT -,q and 17te alflimAg clahro Wt Hwy gua, of viToWtion to onjuroWl of
Roak! Trlflic Upgula- have u, ed thi- said 'Frado Mark in t1j, faid Trade _-Aark.
tions, 1957)' pi ,, It,,, 10 M, respect of' the said goods for 26 years befol.o (he (late or their said (WaL W BYRONt
ApplieWon. Trmh.
Virgin 181ands. Any per- on inay within fliref,
No. 16 of 195L loodamation Months troin III- (late of t ie fitsl Tol,-phoiw ar(- advised
-und-r Ole Virgin Islatids C"stitution, appentynce of thk Advortis-ment in that thoir t-L-ph-ne -iloseription..-, for and Elections Ordin,ino(-, 19,54 (No. the A wigtm. (ind ['b gin the o, art -r n(Wq, oil fho -30th
7 of 1954). tt,,z rotwendri." INIaii(b: 21vo notice it, dipli- r 1957. aw jla. -ahle not later
2 plb loww 4 ds. cam) at We Tin0v MarkH Office, than tit(, l6ihohily, 1,),57.
Antigua, of opposition to r gistration
uE din sAd lmde MaW Sub.scribers v.-hose subscriptions
1i;iv., not heen paid liy tit- ahovoinentionl1d (Inte \Vilj h:rjVe
T ?ADE MA S OFFICE, CEMI, 0. BYRON, thoir services
A.Nri(,UA, 24th June, 19,7. ji eyistrar Of Tlwde lovit& snppres s(_ d. without further notice and
the ,,or, iccs will not, he restored until
PETER JACKSON (OVERSEAS) the siib.- cription and a rercounection
LIMITIED of Granite Houge, 97-101, feer of' ,0.20 have heen paid.
Cannon Street, London, England, TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
have appli lol for Registration of' one ANTimi-1, 2nd Jnly 1957. Trade Mark consisting of the. follow- 24 / iy I (rf.
p ji, A BO!)y
14 .010 WE
of 4.3.3 River S.treet, Troy. Stat( (if New York, havo applied for W i i 1) LA 11 SH I I'S.
tion of oneTradeMark of
iollovving: is lilW q mitifled Wr gyntral,
L
iilfor)nalio! h;j an exananation for
a 1111 10)f; id ( ovet ilin .ut Sch(dnrships
Sphood wid
Q Olt 1
VA.) Mw Awkirin AW Mgb Sdixiod will
s
in (Anss 21 that is ho sty: Caton Wr InP ) "d th- SL "In's
ds of an Iduds. Gills' (f o r q i r I s) oil
Wediwq(fay -Ith 19,57.
The Alyliemits WAni tha they
have used tit(, sui(l Trado Mwrk in WINWhin of Candmaks.
inspect of the -aid g- ods l'or 26 -iudl h,- quAiloo-d to
if rs, la-forl, Ow date of divir mid take the "N"NWO&M m1noin Clan 45 that is to siy:-Tolmeco A application. ((,) ,% i 11 1)- o r 1) !)ILL les.,,t than
wliet;io-r manufactured or unmanii- 13 y'a, "; ofa ,, 3 1 ,t I
facko"j. Any 1,erson imriy withiii three 3057.
mouths froin tho, due of the first, (h) have aWAldo-d a meh"ol in
TW Apphurtas chinit thit; they appearance of this WiTtisivnientin W 00my h r a perimi of three
have n a-d the said Trade, Mark in the AnQua, J. Virflin yoals innn"d tttoly pn,04 ding tile,
respect (d Me said pgAm IT 28 years 111ands Gaz41,% grive noNcon in dnpH- 31st Wainlier, 1957, the Nat before tit(, (late of their -,,aid Appli- cate at th. Trade Alarks Office, twAln, inorlohs Ning at a Rehool catimi. Antigna, of olyosition to ri gistxatioii Anti-ma.
of Me said Tral. MaR. ar, -',.it need (if financial
Any person may within three to t'jjt(.'j- f1pon arnill CuMmonths from the date of the Wt C11CIL 0. BYRON, I&W a woukdary schok courseappearance of this Advertisement in j&'Vistra), of Trade XC4tj'k,j. (d) ar _- British subjects.




July 11, 1957] THE ANTIGUA, MONTSEII.AT AND VIU iIN ISLANDS GAZETTE 147
Applications. Insurance of Government 5. Tenders should be in sealed
envelopes marked Tender for InsurApplications must be made to the Buildings. ance of Government Buildings and
Inspector of Schools rot latt,r than should be addressed to the AdminisThuirsday 15th Artlt-st. 1957. Tenders are invited for comprehen- ed te Adminis
sive insurance coverage, i.e. Fire, trator's Office to reach the office not Application must be accompanied Hurricane and/or Earthquake on later than 4.00 p.w. on Monday the 1501 of July. 1957.
by a Birth or Iaptismal certificate, Government Buildings inl Antigna certificated from Head Teacher of and Barbuda. 6. Government does not bind itschcai certifying regular attendance self to accept the lowest or any
for the three previous years and good 2. In view of the large number of tender. behaviolir of the candidate, and evi- buildings which are to be insured all dence of the need for financial assist- tenders should provide to exempt ance to parents or guardians to pay Government front the usual prvi- Administraor's Ofic, for secondary education, sins orf--- Antigua.
Application forms can be obtained (i) the average clause which J4th June. 1957.
from the Inspector of Schools. provides that claims will be enterExamination taied only to the extent of the Ref. A. 86/13 -11I
Examination. n relation which the same bears to
() Arithmetic, including nu- the total value of the property inmeration and notation, length, time
sulred; and
weight (English units) Money (English and American units), and the (b) the excess clause which prc- R ANFALi FIUR
theapplication of the fonur rules to vides that a deductin of 1 ofral Department, them with sirnule. vulgar and decimal the amount insured (or :25 which- Agricultural Department, fractions, ever is l-ss) shall be without rt~a,
(b) (i) English Test of candidates
comprehension of a short story read the payment of an ahitional pre -.
to or by them Month 1953. 1954. 1965. 1956. 1987,
(c) Writing from dictation
(d) West Indian History and 3. T hI e contract of insurance Janrry 1.93 3.04 2.16 5.15 3.16
G )Hograpiry. a should provide for the deletion thereGeography. from du ring its continuance of in- Feb. 1.02 2.465 .6S 1.23 2.29
Successful Candidates. sured buildings which have been
Each successful candidate is re- demolished or disposed of by Govern- Mar. 5.60 10S .83 140 .40
quired to present a medical certificate ment, and the addition of anry build- April 2.06 .4 1.7 3.83 2.4 of good health to the Head Master of ing and for the adjustment of the April 2. .4 7 3.83 2.5
of the Antigua Grammar School (in appropriate premium in such cases. May 1-50 3.83 2.81 2.58 1.19
the case of boys) and to the Head- 4. The schedule of the properties June 1.31 3.32 1.47 5.72 2.86
mistress of the Antigua Girs Highsheueo tepoerisJn
Srl (i the case of girls High to be insured and their respective To 6th July .99 .23 .00 11 .23
Schol (in the case of girls). insurable values may be inspected at th July .99 .23 .00 11 .23
A. E. L. WILLIAMS. the office of the Colonial Engineer,
Inspector of Schools. Public Works Department, St. John's, 14.41 14.44 9.70 20,02 12.67
I f. No. A. 28123-I. during the normal office hours.




148 THE ANTIGUA, MONTSEtAT ANDI) VIRGIN ISLANDS GAZETTE. [July, 11 1957.
Montserrat
SAVINGS BANK
Revenue and Expenditure Account for the year ended 31st December, 1956.
Expenditure. Revenue.
$ $ $ $
To Interest paid to Depositors By Interest onil Investments 11,645.16
on Clsed Accounts 267.39
t,, interest Capitalised and credited to sundry I)epositors' ,, Sale of Pass Books 2.16
accounts on 31.12.56 9,019.15
, Expenses of Management 360.00
, Balance carried to Reserve
Account 2,000.78 11,647.32 11,647.32
Account of Deposits and Withdrawals for the year ended 81st December, 1956.
To Balance at Credit of
Depositors on 1.1.56 371,731.12 By Withdrawals 157,489.33
,, Deposits received 202,461.65 ,, Balance at Credit of
,, Interest Credited to Depositors
Depositors 9,286.54 583,479.31 on 31.12.56 425,989.98 583,479.31
Investments Adjustment Account.
By profit on sale of
Investments 1 8.32
To Depreciation of By Balance carried to
Investments 15,369.08 15, 369.08 Reserve Account 15,230.76 15,369.08
Reserve Account.
To Balance on 1.1.56 35,999.76 By Revenue & Expenditure
, Investments Adjust- Account 2,000.78
minent Account 15,230.76 51,230.52 ,, Balance on 31.12.56 49,229.74 51,230.52
Balance Sheet as at 31st December, 1956.
Liabilities. Assets.
Cash with Treasurer 92,858.(;6
Investments at Market
Value 283,9 01.58
Depositors 425,989.98 425,989.98 Deficit 49,229.74 425,989.98
NOTE:
There is a contingent liability amounting to $813.43 in respect of the outstanding aggregate of amounts paid in past years from Colonial Revenue to meet deficits on the Revenue and Expenditure Account.
J. D. LEWIS, O. E. HIENv,
Accountant. Treasrer.
23rd May, 1957. 23rd May, 1957.
In accordance with section 11 of Ordinance No. 5 of 1938, the accounts of the Montserrat Savints Bank for thile year 1956 have been examined under my direction. I have obtained all the information and explanations I have required and I certify, as a result of this. audit, that in my opinion thile above statements are correct, subject to the observations in the report dated 3rd June, 1957, attached hereto.
V. F. OLLERENSHAW,
Principal A uditor.
3rd June. 1957. Leeward Islands.




J ul-y 111, THE 2,21 WN LA, AWATWNUT AND 119
LS:LAXDS
liontserrat.
SVATEhIKNT OF INVESTMENTS ON 31ST DECENInER, 1056.
D,- N ?, ick, Amotmt Of Stock. A :t iii Price. ALirk(- Value
31-1156
d. s. d.
771 Clybm 3Z WN6i, ... 700 0 0 3 11 0; 542 10 0
881 Ceylwi 315 1921) 364 8 10 3sh 7 11 322 10 7
S01 WAY 44, 197074 3,01 9 1 1 2197 Y q 245G 9 1)
Smi (051 vvzi N60/ i) ... 0 1 j)2() 1 is 0
54- Ketmi 19711/78 1
(,I J! 0 1 UM 51 16 17 1(9) 1)
8-41 Northcm R!"xu-sk 310 1955M5 imm (1 1,023 13 5 W I -t
'7 91 tognubt 311; Q512 17 10 ON& jq i 77 15 0
77) A us t m A t -) t 9 6 5 7 041 C () () ') 8 2 9 11; 6
I ) 4;j 1007 /61 159 9 154 1 2 31S 2 3
21% I'miding Loau 125#1 POW0 1 (; T 0 19 1) 2 5 1 -12 5
S06 3% Fundkg korwi 1966/68 1 (q 7 11) W 4 !nolq 5 1 ;q691 12 2
91 New Zealond %I Aj 1955/60 381 16 4 Of 1 G 347 1) 1,
s6i 3j% 196(164 1,80:1 1 (, .3 i ') I "' I 1 1 5 G t 0
871 351 %Ongs Ancim 1955JA 1,461 1:1 G 1,402 3 5 1XIt 4 4
781 3;, 10OW70 KGKK s U 1 1,10 12 S; 7 CO 2 10
u)"" IT lo 14 3
814%92112 $33XW ON $2NA901.58
15til i9K. 1-5th Niar( hl 1-957.
AUD17 REPOR-i
MAW in lw,-tl 3rd 19.57).
Vidwis errms ah 1 were umde Awn vakuhting the hiterpst phl to Deposihirs during
zhe year. 'Fhe, e mrm re-Awd W a nett mider creA Of $46 77 mcl the balance of the Reveime ancd Expenditure Wyount rark"! to R, 'erve Accmwt is !)Y dh tt :11-1-iount.
The Mcit Am i (m die Balanee Shm A thoref(we, midursubW 10 QW0,77. 1% error', INThich make tip this iiioti!it are o 1,e adjusted duriiqg kt.57.
TO total of W Yaws m the KNOW !4qnwhws me-11,111, feil short, 4 tlhe 11-mLowe oi the Depositors Owrol Anny t 1V $2&U TO &Awmi "A 1w ONAd hy the crr-rs njeiitioiv, d iLbove.
,rd Jun




150 TIJE ANTE31JA, _Nf0NT,-,ENRAT AN!) VIP(TIN ISLANDS 31 -,T' "E I-July 11,
1. At the ben-innin.( office Hurricane 'Season t111, public are idvised I fzike precaittiOns
V
to safe-tiard t1eir fion] ,4 and (itfier property in Hie evont of a 4orni- a Intri-icIiiiI, the
central ele-tvied-,.v supply will 6e Onriwd olf. aiid ever iiott,e'HoId sii,,itld t iwivft f,(, ;) PrOVIII('(1- wilul til I Ji 6otl) wlli, Ii siw dd "'Iwe"ef,
burcic;ine laifori, o- :i flzusli 11-lit ()r pn4er -1,
and kept in wor-11"'in- order throughout (lie litirrictine OWSOP.
2. Owners of barontotors "hould tal (, rej(HIII-S dZifly ;It 10 p.))). 1-l'fill 10
Any melange lower tli: ; Hie uswil dlrrll d ono ol, 0-10 i-neh. S110111,1I be rc': rdvd wit'll sltspi(.i' ,n.
3. "liemasters or a-cil s ol, vessel It, in doubt 01OUld COMD- ;iC;Ih' 'Xilh OP, Oitl
Master I'or infortuatioll.
1. 'When herring 111) a liouse, Oil indjc liion of b.1d lv"741,10r, with IIIthe direction oV tlu, Provailiji "viliell v;"ri:,S froin, -North West 1() Nordi :Ifiii lltl Olecentre of a sto-ni pzi" over t1le 1"'kn(I flieve "I III 'he a diort 1wriod (IF eal-, iviiii.,li tlieNort.liern sido of' tlie lttildin- (,oilld I)e opelie(l 11p .1nd flie Soi, tliern nrid Wostorl,,, sidle, closed. Very often thero "N io calni. -,11111 undor Such it i", % i""(, 1 4 vor.vfliin,_ sielurelv
fast ,Iied.
5 Tli Vniiod St;ites 'W ,;ttlwr Bnrewi at im Iu,w, w'vo Ric.'. rej lthr -,.veal tier
report,,; For dw 1,1( tern Cariblwnn \N-1hicl! ar, hrt):ideast- 11 nali ;';1iIV TiWiW11,11(nil". the
hurricane se-,isoii :)v t-%f-ntl ntdi() st;t,,iot)s in Pitorto i ic(). Owners ()I* i li:iblt of
listenin_f to flies hr. ;idc;i,;!s wlilch iv:iy h iwiird ,%,(,r tke fi)llnwing :itld on t Ae,
frequencies _,nd
St(dion. Paih v wlllpr WIWIMMI
WKAQ 5 N I c s 6. 4 0 a. n.
7,2 1 1
WAPA 8.30
14 1. 18 in) 1,00 1), n
7.00 7,90 p.m,
Radio Trillida(I 7 Nk I Ics 6-54 it.m. aaj.
(: 7 7 N I )
3275 Kjo, 8.10 P.111. _".00 1) 1",( .) 1. t; M)
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StoVm A arninu- Si,),nals.
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The fol.lowirig sigijals displayed at the I arbour Afaster's 6oat Hill, 1411f,
Police Headquavter.- ind otli, r Pul'ee sttitil)ns denote the approach of' disfurbe(i we,,,ther:
A. A Rled Fla- -,vitli blacli square. in ceiitre means Trn; 'cal disturbance reported; iil elv lonfrect island of Anti-tta--(, k I'll, FOX AI)VISIA". B. MV10 red flao's, with black. squares in S I (,IN ALDANGEE, EXPECTED).
AT NIGHT.
,rwo 6v'roNATIN(A l)OCKEJ'-, will bo Fired from the I i arl)oitr Master's Office to warri slipping
AT DAY & JkT Nl(',11T.
A R1,A) LFTHT will be displayed at Police Sc:ttions 1-lie will op 6,rotigh St.
Jotin'-, nrid villscres z;otindingr tlieir wliistles. Teleplione Exelian,,es will inforni subscriber,,z. After a Ivii ricane warnin- luis been received Hie vews %vill be broadcast bv Radio Antigua (.).2-55 niecracycles; 92.16 m(,tr(,-,) :st re--lilar ;i.ni, 5 p.m. ind nior,- often if neee, sar.y.
Administratm,'s 0.1/11ct!,
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Printed at, the Govermient Printina Oirwe., Antigua. Leeward lshwAz.
by E. Vd. 111A.CKMAN, Government Printer.-By Authority.
19,57.




THE PUBLIC HEALTH ORDINANCE, 1966.
No. 34 of 1956. ARRANGEMENT OF PARTS.
PRELINITNAR V.
PART 1. Administration. PART 11. Scavenging and Cleaning.
PART III. Nuisances. PART IV. Keeping of Animals.
PART V. Privies, Drains and Public Baths.
PART VI. Provision for the demolition and closing of, Insanitary Houses.
PART V11. Food and Drugs. PART VIII.
Bakeries. PART IN. Milk, Ice-Cream, Ice and Aerated Water.
PART X. Hotels, Restaurants, and other Places where food is sold.
PART XI. Infectious Diseases.
P ART XII. 32 &. Z ~ / Mosquitoes and House Spraying with Insecticide.




ARRANGEMENT OF PARTS-(Cont'd).
PART XIII. School Hygiene. PART XIV. Restriction on Treatment of Venereal Disease and undesirable Advertisements.
PART XV. Offensive Trades. PART XVI. Slaughter-Houses and Markets.
PART XVII. Barbers' and Similar Shops.
PART XVIII. Factories and Workshops.
PART XIX. Common Lodging Houses and Barracks.
PART XX. Disposal of the Dead, Cemeteries and Graveyards.
PART XXI. Miscellaneous entry and Obstruction, etc.
PART XXIIL General.




No. 34 of 195/0, Public /ad/, ANTIGUA.
[L.S.]
I ASSENT.
'. D., MACDONALD,
Acting Governor.
31st December, 1956.
ANTIGU A.
No. 34 of 1956.
An Ordinance to replace the Central Board of
Health (Constitution and Temporary Powers) Ordinance, 1954, to make permanent provisions for the protection of the health of the inhabitants of the Colony, and to retain all subsidiary legislation made under the Country Board of Health Ordinance., 1902. and the St. John's City Ordinance,. 1907 and certain
other laws.
[1st January, 1957] Commene.
meant.
ENACTED by the Legislature of the Colony of Antigua.
PIRELIMUiNARY.
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Public Short title. Health Ordinance, 1956.
2. In this Ordinance- Interprotation.
animal means cattle, buffalo, horses, mules,
asses, sheep, swine, goats, dogs, cats ani all animals of whatsoever kind whether similar to the forgoin'g or not and
includes bird;
barrack or barracks includes any temporary building or collection of temporary buildings divided into roins occupied singly or in sets by persons, and to which there are a common yard and common
conveniences;
"Board inmeans the Central Board of Healihh
constituted under this Ordinance;




&NTIGUA. 2 Publi Health. No. 34 of 1956.
"building" includes a chattel house and any structure of whatsoever material constructed, but does not include- a temporary structure of poles, mud, grass or leaves;
"carrier" when used with reference to infectious disease, means a person having in his nose or throat or in his excretions or discharges the germ of any infectious disease, though he may exhibit no other sign or symptom of that disease;
"cesspit" means any receptacle for nightsoiL or for offensive matter below or above the ground;
common lodging house" means that class of lodging house, not being a hotel, inn, or public house in which persons are received for short periods, and though strangers to one another are allowed to inhabit one common room, and includes, in any case in which a part of a house is used as a common lodging house, that part ot the house;
"contact" when used with reference to infectious disease means a person who has been exposed to the risk of infection from an infectious disease, within a period which does not exceed the prescribed period of incubation of that disease;
"conveniences include water supply, privies, surface and other draitba:
"dairy includes any farm, farmhouse, cowshed, milkstore, milk shop, or other place from which milk is supplied or in which milk is kept for the purpose of stle;
"dairyman" includes any cowkeeper, goatkeeper, purveyor or seller or hawker of milk, or person in charge of a dairy;
"district" means a Sanitary District appointed and declared under paragraph (a) of section 12;




No. 3 of 1956. Public eai/tI. 3 ANTIGUA
dwelling house" means any building used
or constructed or adapted to be used
wholly for human habitation;
"earth closet" means a closet having a movable receptacle for the reception of fecal matter and its deodorisation by the use of earth, ashes, or chemicals, or by other
methods;
" habitable room means a room constructed
or adapted to be inhabited;
" infectious disease" means anthrax, chicken
pox, cholera, dengue, diphtheria, dysentery, food poisoning, infectious encephalitis, influenza, leprosy, malaria, measles, meningococcal meningitis, oplhthalnia neonatorum, paratyphoid fever, plague, .pneumonia, poliomyelitis, puerperal fever, rabies, relapsing fever, schistosomiasis, small pox, early active syphilis, venereal diseases other than syphilis, tetanus, tuberculosis (all forms), typhoid fever, typhus, undulent fever, Weil's disease, whooping cough, yaws, yellow fever, and any other disease which the Governor, by proclamation under section 100, declares to be an infectious disease within
the meaning of this Ordinance;
"dangerous infectious disease" means cholera,
plague, rabies, small pox, typhus fever, yellow fever, and any other infectious disease which the Governor, by proclamation under section 100 declares to be a dangerous infectious disease within the
meaning of this Ordinance;
" inhabited applied to a room means at room
in which some person passes the night, or which is used as a living room including a room with regard to which (until the contrary is proved) there is a presumption that some person passes the night therein or that it is used as a living
room;
"injurious includes dangerous;




[ANTIGUA. I li /11alt/h. No. 34 of 1056.
"Medical Officer of Health means the officer for the time being performing thp duties of Sculor Medical Officer of the Colony or such other medical officer as the Governor may appoint by notice in the Gazette to be Medical Officer of Health;
"medical officer of health of a district" means such person as may be appointed under, paragraph (b) of section 12 to be a medical officer of health of a, district;
"new building" means(a) an entirely new erection;
(b) any building re-erected after being pulled down wholly or in part to the level of the ground floor;
(c) any building converted into, but not originally constructed as, a dwelling house;
(d) any building originally constructed for one dwelling house, converted into more than one dwelling;
(e) any building originally serving as a dwelling house but converted to some other purpose;
"nuisance" means anything which is capable of being abated either by the person or persons concerned or by the Board;
occupier means in the case of a building or part of a building, a person in occupation of or having the charge, management or control of the building or part of the building, and in the case of a house the whole of which is let out in separate tenements, or in the case of a lodging house the whole of which is let to lodgers, includes the person receiving the rent payable by the tenants or lodgers, either on his own account or as the agent of another person in charge thereof;
"offensive" includes noxious;




No. -4 of 19)56. Public Health. 5 ANTIGUA.
"offensive trade" means any trade specified
in thel Fifth Schedule or which may from time to time be added by resolution of
the Board published in the Gazette;
"owner" includes every person in possession
of or in receipt of either the whole or any part of the rents or profits of any land or tenement, whether in his own right or as trustee or personal representative, committee, husband or guardian of of any other person, or in the occupation of such land or tenement, other than as a tenant from year to year, or for any
less term, or as a tenant at will;
"premises" includes messuages, buildings,
lands, easements, and hereditamnents of any tenure, whether open or enclosed, whether built on or not, whether public or private, and whether maintained or not under statutory authority, and any ship, vessel, boat, hulk, barge, tent, van,
shed or similar structure;
" privy" includes earth closet, water closet,
urinal and every place for the reception
of flecal matter;
public building means a building used or
constructed or adapted to be used, either ordinarily or occasionally as a church or chapel (or other place of public worship, or as a hospital, workhouse, college, school (not being merely a dwelling house so used), theatre, public lecture room, public exhibition room, public hall, publ ic concert room, public ball room, or as a public place of assembly for persons admitted thereto by tickets or otherwise or used or constructed or adapted to be use, either ordinarily or occasionally for
any public purpose;
public health inspector means an officer of
the Health Department who has been appointed to carry out the duties of
a public health inspector;




ArTIGUA. 6 Public Health. No. 34 of 1956.
"sanitary convenience "includes urinals, waterclosets, earthclosets, privies, ashpits and any similar convenience;
" sanitary engineer" includes engineering assistant and any officer for the time being performing sanitary engineering duties for the Government of the Colony;
"scavenger" means any person lawfully engaged in scavenging and cleansing of any par icular district;
" Schedule means Schedule to this Ordinance;
"section means section of this Ordinance;
"shop means any premises where any retail or wholesale trade or business is carried on and includes any warehouse occupied for the purposes of his trade by any person carrying on any retail trade or business or by any wholesale dealer or merchant;
"street" includes any highway and any public bridge, road, lane, footway, square, court, alley or passage, whether a thoroughfare or not;
"tenement house" includes any building or collection of buildings divided into rooms occupied singly or in sets by persons, and to which there are a common yard and common conveniences;
"venereal disease" means syphilis, soft chancre, gonorrhoea, lymphopathia venereum or granuloma inguinale;
"water closet" means a closet which has a separate fixed receptacle connected with a (drainage system and separate provision for flushing from a supply of clean water by the operation of mechanism or by autosah A9094




No. 34 of 1956. Public Hfeath. 7 ANrIGUA.
3. For the purposes of this Ordinance the Definition of limits of the City of Saint John in the Colony of the City of Saint John
Antigna shall be deemed and taken to be as set out and city in the First Schedule and the expression City of imits. Saint John includes all the lands and buildings within the said limits.
PART I.
ADMINISTRATION.
4. For the purpose of this Ordinance, there central Board is hereby constituted an authority to be called the of Health. Central Board of Health, consisting of nine members, to be appointed by the Governor in Council and to hold office during pleasure for a period not exceeding two years. The Governor in Council may remove any such member and appoint any person in place of a member so removed, or in the place of any member dying, or resigning, or becoming incapable of acting, or being absent from the Colony or failing without leave to attend the meetings of the Board for three consecutive months.
5. (1) The Central Board of Health shall be Board to be a body corporate with the naimeof the Central a bad porate and
Board of Health, and may sue and be sied under to have a that name, and shall have perpetual succession and somn a common seal.
(2) All courts of law, Judges, Magistrates, J ustices, and persons acting judicially shall take judicial notice of the common seal of the Board when affixed to any document, and shall presume that it was duly affixed.
6. The Governor may, with the consent of Funds. the Legislative Council, place at the disposal of the Board such funds as may be necessary for carrying out their duties under this Ordinance.
7. It is hereby declared that membership of Membership the Board, whether with or without remuneration of Board not public office.
or other allowance, does nor constitute the holding of a public office within the meaning of the Antigua Constitution and Elections Ordinance, 1951. o10/1951.
8. (1) The Senior Medical Officer shall be Chairman of ex-ofticio chairman of the Board. the Board.
cotanposition
aud offic,




ANTIGUA. 8 Public Health. No. 31 of 1956.
(2) The chairman shall preside at all meetings
of the Board at which he is present. In his absence such member as may be elected by the majority of
the members present shaHll preside.
(3) At any meeting of the Board five members
shall form a quorum and the chairman shall have a
second or castirng vote.
(4) The Board shall have an office in St.
John's.
(5) The Goverror in (Conml may authorise
the payment out of such funds as mnay be placed at tile disposal of the Board und r s ction 6 of such sum or sums by way of remunieration or other allowance to the chairman and other members of the
Board as they think fit:
Provided that the Senior Medical Officer being
ex.-o/ficio chairman of the Board and any other public officer who is a member of the Board shall not be entitled to receive any such remuneration or
allowance.
Riales of 9. The Board may make Riules as to its own
iprocedurm. proceedings under this Ordinance and as to the
perforniance by its officers of their duties and as to the carrying out of the powers vested in the Board
by this Ordinance.
Se retary and 10. The Governor may, upon the recomoficers of rho mendation of the Board, appoint a Secretary to the
Boar. Board and such officers and servants as may be
necessary.
Duties of 11. It shall be the duty of the Boardthe Board.
(a) to advise the Governor when so required on all subjects connected with the
health of the Colo y;
(b) generally to take all steps as may be desirable to secure the preparation, effectual carrying out and coordination of measures
conducive to public health;




No. 3 1 of 1956,. Pub!>, IHea/h., 9 -ANIGICA.
(c) fromr tt iw to time to report to tile
Governor on the existence of' an v cause which in their opini,,i1 iu h e likely to endanger tile healhb of th-e inhabitants of thle Colony, and to imake such rec,,ommnendations as they inay deemi advisable ats to the prevention of dliseases and
the preservation of public health;
(a) to arranipe for the publication of
In formation on questions relating to health and disease antd for the delivery of lectures
aid the display of posters.- and films.
12 2 (I ) Tlib (Iovernor in Council may from Declaration of
toi b\ihaito pon District.
any pa ii or po rui of the Colony to he a Sanitary District for the piirposte of tins Ordinance and in such proclainatio-ii 4led I stitc the narnc or number by which such Sanitary District shall thereafter he known or described.
(2) Thle (ic ,vernor mayr appoint any Government medical, pntitionrier to lbe thle medical officer of healthi of' a dite.
(3) In thu section (-overninent medical practitioner" means a inedical pl'iictitiofler holding an appointment in the government service.
13. (1) The 13oard may make regulations Training and with r-si cut to Ohw iinstruiction and examinationl certification of persons desiring to qualify as public health (beat inspectors find the issue of certificates to successful inspectors. candidates at suich exanminat ions.
(2) Public hieal[th inspectors qualified mnd certificated ais poovided In subsection (1) of this section may be appointed by the Governor onl such terms and conditions as the governorr may think fit and for thle performance of 3uch duties as may be prescribed by the Board,
14. (1) Thle Board may appoint out of their Oornrnifees of own body Ftuch and so inany comrnitt(-es either of a the Board. gen~'ra1 or special. nature, and consisting ofl such number of persons as they miay thiink fit, for any of the p-urposes; within their poxveis under t his Ordinance whichi in the (p~iniion of the Boird would be better regulated. atnd Managedi by mecans of such commnittees,




ANTIGUA. i0 Public Health. No. 34 of 1956.
(2) The Board may make regulations with
respect to the nuilber, chairmanship, quorum, and
powers of any such committees.
(3) Every committee of the Board shall,
unless expressly authorised by its terms of reference,
report its proceedings to the Board.
(4) The Board may delegate to any such
committee any of the powers or duties vested in or imposed on the Board by this Ordinance, and may, if the Board think fit, direct that the acts and proceedings of such committee shall not be required to be submitted to the Board for approval; and in any such case the acts and proceedings done and taken by the committee shall be done and taken in the name of the Board and shall be as valid and binding as if such acts and proceedings had been
done and taken by the Board.
Enquiries 15. The Board may cause to be made such
asto public enquires as they think fit in relation to nv matter health .
matters. with respect to which their sanction, approval or
consent is required by this Ordinance, anrd for that purpose any persons authorised in writing by the Board may at any reasonable time enter any
premises.
PART IL.
SCAVENGING AND CLEANSING.
Board to 16. (1) The Board shall direct or undertake
provide for the efficient execution of the following services, scavenging
and cleansing, namely:(a) the removal of the house refuse and other rubbish from any premises;
(b) the cleansing and disinfection of buildings or parts thereof, the cleansing and disinfection of privies, dustbins and drains, and the collection, removal and disposal of nightsoil, upon such charges as the Board may
from time to time ix;
(c) the sweeping, cleansing and watering of streets;




No. 34 of 1956. Public Health. 11 ANTIGUA,
, (d) the provision and maintenance in a
sanitary condition, of suitable places, buildings and appliances for the deposit and destruction
of refuse, rubbish and nightsoil.
(2) Every person who hinders or obstructs any person lawfully engaged in the scavenging or cleansing of any particular district shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding tweity-five dollars.
17. (1) No offensive matter, whether animal Throwing of or vegetable, shall bo thrown or placed or allowed offensive matter in
to flow or fail on any street, foreshore or other publicc places. public place or in any drain or watercourse.
(2) No dead animal, offal, garbage or putrid flesh or fish shall be thrown into any privy or cessp)it.
(3) Offensive matter in this section includes dead animals, offal swill, brine, drainings from salt fish or salted meat and garbage.
(4) Any person contravening the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding five dollars.
18. The Board shall have power to make Power to regulations with respect to the following matters:- a io regulations.
(a) preventing the accumulation of dirt,
dust, filth, ashes and refuse on premises and the duties of owners or occupiers with regard
thereto;
(b) for prescribing the size, make and
material of dustbins or removable receptacles for refuse to be provided by owners or occupiers of premises, and the places where, and the times at which, such dustbins and receptacles shall be deposited for facilitating the removal of their contents by the Board;
(C) the duties of the Board and of owners
or occupiers in connection with house refuse so as to facilitate the removal of such house
refuse by the scavengers;




ANTiGUA. 12 Public If Health. No. 34 of 1956.
(d) regulatin, the situation, construction, ,rainI ge and use of ,tables and the disposal
of manure;
(e) for prescribing the times for the removal or carriage through the streets of
any fecal or offensive matter or liquid;
( f) for providing that the vessel, receptacle, cart or carriage used therefor shall be properly constructed and covered so as to prevent the escape of any such matter or
liquid;
(g) for compelling the cleansing of any place whereon such matter or liquid shall have been dropped or spilt in such removal or
carriage;
(h) for prescribing that no person shall engage in the business of carrying or removing facal or offensive matter or liquid except with
a permit from the Board:
(i) for prescribing that the owner or occupier of any premises from which focal or offensive matter or liquid is at any time carried or removed by a person who has not a permit from the Board shall be guilty of an
offence.
PART 111.
NUISANCES.
Dutyof Board 19. It shall be the duty of the Board to
to inspect for cause to be made from time to time inspection of detection of
nuisances, the districts with a view to ascertain what nuisances
exist calling for abatement under the powers of this Part of this Ordinance, and to enforce the provisions of this Part of this Ordinance for the purpose of abating the same, and'otherwise to put in force the powers vested in them relating to public health, so as to secure the proper sanitary condition
of all premises within the districts.
What nui- 20. For the purposes of this Ordinancemance may
be abated (a) any premises or part thereof, of such
summarily. construction or of such decayvod, ruinous filthy
S)Iu iHnVhiolesonen state or conidition as to be
injurious or likely to be injurious to safety or
health;




No. 34 of 195(, Pti;e Hlealth. 13 ANTTrGIA.
(b) any street, ditch, Sink, cistern, pool,
borrowpit, watercourse, drain, gutter, privy, dustbin or manure pit so foul or in such a state or so situated as to be a nuisance or
injurious to health;
(c) any stable, cowshled, pigsty or other
building in which any animal or animals are kept in such a manner or in such numbers as
to be a nuisance or injurious to health;
(d) any animal so kept as to be a nuisance
or injurious to health;
(e) any accumulation or deposit of any
material wherever situated which is a nuisance or injurious to health or likely to become so, which harbours or acts as a shelter or serves as a breeding place for insects or vermin that are reputed or known to convey infectious disease, or which contains or harbours or shelters such insects in any stage of their development or vermin or which is likely to do
so;
(f) any work, manufacture, trade or
business injurious to the health of the neighbourhood or so conducted as to be a nuisance
or injurious to health;
(q) any grounds, yard or enclosure forming part of or attached to premises which are not kept clean and clear of filthy or decaying
or offensive animal or vegetable matter;
(h) any house or part of a house or other
structure used for human habitation so overcrowwded as to be injurious to the health of the inmates, whether or not members of the same family, or where the number of persons per unit of cubic capacity of floor space exceeds the number permissible by law or regulation;
(i) any school-house, workroom, shop,
office, factory, workshop, warehouse or other
place of business(i) so unclean as to be a nuisance or injurious to health, or




ANTIGUA. 14, Public Health. No. 34 of 1956.
(ii) not so ventilated as to render harmless, as far as practicable all gases; vapours, dust or other impurities generated in the course of the work carried on therein that are a nuisance or injurious to health, or
(iii) so overcrowded as to be injurious to the health of the persons therein employed, or
(iv) not provided with sufficient privy accommodation;
(j) any offensive trade or business so carried on as to be injurious to health or
unnecessarily offensive to the public;
(k) the drainage, refuse or washing of any town, village or building falling into any harbour, river, watercourse, ravine, pond, ditch or on any foreshore so as to be
a nuisance or injurious to health;
(1) any churchyard, cemetary or place of sepulture so situated or so crowded or otherwise so conducted as to be a nuisance or
injurious to health;
(m) any well or water supply, whether public or private, used for domestic purposes, or the use whereof for domestic purposes,
would be injurious to health;
(n) any chimney emitting black smoke in such quantity as to be a nuisance;
(o) any premises on which mosquito or fly breeding is found;
(p) any act not warranted by law or any omission to discharge a legal duty, which act or omission affects or is liable to affect
adversely the public health or safety,
shall be deemed to be a nuisance liable to be dealt with summarily in manner prescribed by this
Ordinance:




No. 31 of 1956, Publi' lealt,. 1 5 VNTIGUA.
Provided that,(a) any accumulation or deposit necessary
for the effectutl carrying on of any business or manufacture shall not be punishable as a nuisance under this section, if it is proved to the satisfaction of the court that the accumulation or deposit has not been kept longer than is necessary for the purposes of the business or manufacture, and that the best available means have been taken for preventing
injury to health thereby; and
(b) in considering whether any dwelling
house or part of a dwelling house which is also used as a factory, workshop or workplace, or whether any factory, workshop or workplace used also as a dwelling house, is a nuisance by reason of overcrowding, the court shall have regard to the circumstances
of such other user.
21. Information of a nuisance liable to be Jnformation dealt with summarily under this Part of this of flui"nCt, ~to the Board.
Ordinance may be given to the Board by any person, and it shall be the duty of every officer of the Board to give such information.
22. (1) On the receipt of any information Notiee req,,irrespecting the existence of a nuisance liable to be ingabatement dealt with summarily under this Part of this of nuisance. Ordinance, the Board shall, if satisfied of the existence of a nuisance, serve a notice on the person by whose act, default or sufferance the nuisance arises or continues, or, if such person cannot be found, on the occupier or owner of the premises on which the nuisance arises, requiring him to abate the nuisance within the time
specified in the notice, and to execute such work and to do such things as may be necessary for that purpose, and, if the Board think it desirable (but not otherwise), specifying any works to be executed.
(2) The Bloard may also, by the same or another notice served on such occupier, owner or person, require him to do what is necessary for preventing the recurrence of the nuisance, and, if




ANTIGUA. I ubli, eal dt. No. 34 of 1956.
they think it desirable, specify any works to be executed for that purpose, and may serve that notice notwithstantding t6,t the nuisance may for the time being have been abated, if the Boardconsider that it is likely to recu" on the siam~e
premises:
Provided- that(a) where the nuisance arises from any want or defect of a structural character, or where the premises are unoccupied, or consist of a tenement or barrack yard, the notice shall
be served on the owner;
(b) where the person causing the nuisance cannot be fiiound, and it is clear that the nuisance does not arise or continue from the act, def a] or sufferance of the occupier or owner of such premises, the Board mnay themselves, abate the same and ma v do what is necessary to prevent the recurrence thereof;
(c) where a medical officer of health of a district certifies to the Board that any house or part of a house in his district is so overcrowded as to be injurious to the health of its inmates, whether or not members of the same family, the Board shall take proceedings under this section for the abatement of such
nuisance.
(3) Where a notice has been served on
a person under this section and either-(a) the nuisance arose from the wilful act or default of thle said person; or
(b) such person makes default in ecnmplyin, with any of the requisitions of the
notice within the time specified,
he shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars for each offence, whether any such nuisance order as is in this Part of this Ordinance mentioned is or is not made upon him;




No. 34 of 1956, PtNic Healdt. J17 ANTIGtUA.
Provided that in the event of immediate action becoming, in the opinion of the chairman of the Bk)rd, necessary to deal with a nuisance the abatemient of which is certified by a medical officer of health of a district to be urgent, the chairman of the Board may take all such steps and do all such things as the Board is empowered to do for the purpose of abating a nuisance under this Part of this Ordinance.
23. (1) If either- on non-compliance with
notice, order
(a) the person on whom a notice to to be made.
abate a nuisance is served as aforesaid makes defaull in complying with any of the requisitions thereof within the time specified; or
(b) the nuisance although abated since
the service of the notice, is, in the opinion of the Board, likely to recur on the same
premises,
the Board shall make a complaint before a Magistrate, and such Magistrate may make on such person a stuntuary order (in this Part of this Ordinance referred to as a nuisance order).
(2) A nuisance order may be an abatement order, a prhibition order or a chl.siHig order or a (combination of such orders.
(3) An abatement order may require a person to comply with all or any of the requisitions of the notice, or otherwise to abate the nuisance within the time specified in the order.
(4) A prohibition order may prohibit the recurrence of a rnisance.
(5) An abatement order or at prohibition order, shall, if the person on whom the order is made so requires, or the Magistrate considers it to be desirable, specify the works to be executed by such person for the purpose of abating or preventing the recurrence of the nuisance.
(6) A closing order may prohibit a dwelling honse from beiig used for human habitation.




ANTIoGUA. 18 Public L Health. No. 34 of 1956.
(7) A closing order under this Part of this
Ordinance shall only be made where it is proved to the satisfaction of the Magistrate that by reason of a nuisance a dwelling house is unfit for human habitation, and if such proof is given the Magistrate shall make a closing order and may impose
a fine not exceeding fifty dollars.
(8) The Magistrate when satisfied that the
dwelling house has been made fit for human habitation, may declare that he is so satisfied and
cancel the closing order.
(9) If a person fails to comply with the
provisions of a nuisance order with respect to the abatement of a nuisance, he shall, unless he satisfies the Magistrate that he has used all due diligence to carry out such order, be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding two dollars and fifty cents a day during his default; and if a person knowingly and wilfully acts contrary to a prohibition or closing order, he shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding
five dollars a day during such contrary action.
(10) The Board may enter the premises to
which a nuisance order relates, and abate or remove the nuisance, and (do whatever may be
necessary in execution of such order.
Appeal 24. (1) Where a person appeals to a Judge
nuisance of the Supreme Court against a nuisance order, no order, liability to a penalty shall arise, nor, save as in
this section mentioned, shall any proceeding be taken or work done under such order until after the determination or abandonment of such appeal.
(2) There shall be no appeal to a Judge of
the Supreme Court against a nuisance order unless it is or includes a prohibition order or closing order or requires the execution of structural
works.
(3) Where a nuisance order is made and
a person does not comply with it and appeals against it, and such appeal is dismissed, or is abandoned, the appellant shall be liable to a fine




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not exceeding two dollars and fifty cents a day during the non-compliance of the order, unless hlie satisfies the court before which proceedings are taken for imposing a penalty that there was substantial ground for thile appeal and that the appeal was not brought merely for the purpose oF delay; and where the appeal is heard, the Judge may, oni dismissing the appeal, impose the penalty as if the court were that of the Magistrate.
(4) Where a nuisance order made on any person is appealed ig 'ainst and the court which masde the order is of opinion that the continuance of the inuisance is injurious to health, and that the immedie abatement thereof will not cause any injury which cannot be compensated by damages, the court nay authorise the Boar i immediately to abate the nuisance; but the Board, if they do so, and the appeal is successful, shall pay the cost of such atbatement, and the damages (if any) sustained by the stid person reason of such abatement; but if thie appeal is dismissed or abandoned, the Bo nir ii may recover summarily as a civil debt the cost of tile abatement from the said person.
25. Where it appears to the satisfaction of When order the Magistrate that the person by whose act, aYeeto
addressed to
default or sufferance a nuisance liable to be dealt Board. with sauinarily under this Part of this Ordinance arises or the owner or occupier of the premises is not known or cannot ie found, then the nuisance order may be addressed to, and if so addressed shAll be executed by the board.
26. Any matter or thing removed by Sale of master thile Board in abating or doing what is necessary Othi"
t,.... removed
to prevent the recurrence of a nuisance liable under abatet, be dealt with summarily under this Part of this met order. O)rdinanwe may be sold by public auction, or if the .Board think that the circumstances require it, may be sold otherwise, or be disposed of without sale; and the money arising from the sale may be retained by the Board and applied in payment of the expenses incurred by them with reference to such nuisance, and the surplus (if any) shall be paid on demand to the owner of such matter or thing,




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rower of 27. The Board shall have the right to
entry, enter any premises(a) for the purpose of examining as to the existence thereon of any nuisance liable to be dealt with sunimmarily under this Part of this Ordinance, at any hour by day, or in the case of a nuisance arising in respect of any business, then at any time when that business is in progress or is usually carried
on; and
(b) where under this Part of this Ordinance, a nuisance has been ascertained to exist, or a nuisance order has been made, then-at any such hour as aforesaid until the nuisance is abated, or the works ordered to be done are completed or the closing order is
cancelled, as the case may be; and
(c) where a nuisance order has not been complied with or has been infringed, at all reasonable hours including all hours in which business therein is in progress or is usually carried on, for the purpose of executing the
order.
Recovery of 28. All costs and expenses incurred in
costs and serving a notice, making a complaint or obtainxpsS. ing a nuisance order, or in carrying the order
into effect, or in abating or suppressing any nuisance, shall be deemed to be money paid to the use and at the request of the person on whom the
order is made, or if the order is made on the Board, or if no order is made but the nuisance is proved to have existed when the notice was served or the complaint made, then of the person by whose act, default or sufferance the nuisance was caused; and in the case of nuisances caused by the act or default of the owner of the premises, such costs and expenses may be recovered from any person who is for the time being owner of such
premises in any court of competent jurisdiction.
Penalty for 29. If a person causes any drain, privy or
injuring dustbin to be a nuisance or injurious to health by privy, drain
or dustbin so wilfully destroying or damaging the same, or any as to cause water supply, apparatus, pipe or -work connected
therewith, or by otherwise wilfully stopping up or




No. 34 of 1956. Public tHealth. 21 ANTIGUA.
wilfully interfering with or improperly using the same or an y other such water supply, apparatus, pipe or work, he shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars.
30. (1) C(Iomplaint of the existence of a Power of
nuisance liable to be dealt with summarily under individual to this Part of this (Ordiinie oil any prt nises may a Magistrate be made by any person and thereupon the like pr- of Unisauce. ceedings shall be had, with the like incidents and consequences as to making of orders, penalties for disobedience of orders, appeals and otherwise, as in the case of a like complaint by the Board:
Provided that the Magistrate may, if ihe thinks fit(a) adjourn the hearing or further hearing of the complaint for the purpose of having an examination of the premises where the nuisance is alleged to exist, and may authorise the entry into such premises of any constable,
or other person for that purpose; and
(b) authorise any constable, or other person to do all necessary acts for executing an order made on a complaint under this section, and to recover the expenses from the person on whom the order is made in a summary
1GanHeL.
(2) Any constable or other person authorised under this sectionn shall have the like powers and be subject to the like restrictions as if he were an officer of the Board authorised under the foregoing provisions of this Part of this Ordinance to enter any premises and do any acts therein.
PART IV.
KEEPING OF ANIMALS.
31. The Board may make regulations for all Regulations or any of the following purposes:- controlling
Keeping of
animals.
(a) defining what animals or classes of
animals may be kept in the City or in certain
parts thereof;




ANTIGUA. 22 Public Heal/h. No. ~4 of 1950.
(b) the conditions under which animals may be kept, whether in the City or elsewhere
in the Colony; and
(c) generally for the better and more effectual carrying out of this P'art of this
Ordinance.
PART V.
PRIVIES, DRAINS AND PUitBLIC BATS.
City houses to 32. (1) The owner of every dwelling house he provided or lot of land in the C(ity of Saint John shall wvith proper priva accom- provide proper privy acconnmodation and propminodation and er drains for the occupier or mecuplers of such drains.
dwelling house or lot of land aid in case: such owner shall let the same to the (Occupiers oft movable houses he shall pro ide proper privy accommodation and drains for the occupMnts of
such movable houses as the Board may deem fit.
(2) Every person who does or causes to bo
done anything in contravention of this section shall for every offenee be liable on summary conviction
to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars.
When privy 38. Privy accommodation shall not be
accommoa- deemed to be proper within the( meaning of this tion proper. Ordinance unless it is oi' such (class or description
and is furnished with such coverings, fittings and
connections as the Board may prescribe or direct.
Board may 84. (1) If any house in the City of Saint
enforce provi- John appears by the report of a public hedth sions of privy ,
accommoda- inspector to be without proper privy accnomodation. tion, the Board shall, by written notice, require the
owner or occupier of the house, within a reasonable time therein specified, to provide such proper privy
accommodation.
(2) If such notice is not complied, with, the
Board may, at the expiration of the time specified in the notice, do the work thereby required to be done, and may recover as a simple contract debt in any court of competent jurisdiction from the owner
the expenses incurred by them in so doing:




No. 134 of 1956. Public Hlealth. 23 ANTI~tA.
Provided that where a privy has been and is used1 in coin un in by the inmates of two or more houses, or if in the opinion of the Boardi a privY mnay be so used,. the Board need not require a separate pri\ y to be provided for each house.
(3) Every building used as a workshop or
factry o. whre pv rsons are ernpoy ed or intended to be einplo.Ned in amy ti'ade or business. shball be provided with siifliciliit awid suitale accoininodation in the way of sanitary convenienices having regard to the number ol persons etnplo~ ed or in attendanc utsu1 u l and also where pr
Sonls (if both sexes are emrployed, or in attend-e(, with lpro))e1' separate uLCCOlimfoCdation for persons of eachl' sex.
(4) If it appears to tie Board by tihe report of a i madie8 ofi cer of head th of a di strict or a pubbic heal tli insi victor that the provision., ofi Subtsection (8) ol' thi's section are n-ot compl1lied with in the case of an 'y building, the Board may, if thiey hink fit bv notice in Nvritinp'- require the owner or OCCalier o4 such building to iwike such alterations and addit* ns; therein as mlay be required to give sulfficie'nt, suirable and proper accomm-odation as aforesaid.
(5) AnY person who neglectio or refuses to conijiivpl with any such notice as thlentioloed in) subsection (4) of fhis section shall be liable on Summar1111Y COM x'itioii f or each default to a fin e of fiftv dollar,,, and to a further fine oif ten dollars for 4'ev (lay diincyu whlich the default is continued.
3. 5 ] 4) it shalt appear to the Board hy P~ovision for flie report of a medical officer of health of a district fillingt uld or public health inspect r thataycsp or olmer ,eui,
receptacle usveIo fornierly usedl a,,;arcpal o
excreta or ot her offensive matter or for the whole or au 'v part of the drainague of a house, or that any well or oiswied Nv'Ejl belotuzinuz to any such house or part of a house is prejudicial to health, or otherwise objectionable fo n .1:1ifr sons, and that it is desire fli ha the same should be filled up or removed or so altered as to remove any such objection as afore-aid, the l3r ard inay, if they think fit, by notice in writing require the owner or occupier




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of such house or part of a house, within a reasonable time to be specified in the notice, to cause such cesspit, receptacle or well to be filled up or removed, and any dri communicating therewith to be effectually disconnected, destroyed or taken away, or to cause such cesspit, receptacle or well to be so altered as to remove any objection as aforesaid.
(2) Where it appears that any such cesspit,
receptacle or well is used in common by the
occupiers of two or more liouises, r parts of houses, the notice for Iilling up or removal of any such cessp)it, receptacle or well may be served on the
owners or occupiers of sucl houses.
(3) If default is made in c(miplying with the
requisitions of a notice under this section, the Board may themselves carry out the re(quisitions, and may recover sumnarily ais a civil debt the expenses incurred by then in so doing from the
owners or occupiers in default.
Penalty for 36. Any person who within a quarter of ait
depositing mile of any occupied building in any district
excreta etc. r
except in deposits human excreta or dee'cates anywhere privy, except in a properly constructed privy, shall be
guilty of an offence and liable on sunmary conviction to a fine not exceeding tweiity-five dollars.
Regulations 37. The Board may truke regulations for
with respect the whole Colony or any part thereof, with respect to priyies etc.
to privies, drains and( alpits, and the proper accessories thereof in comiection with buildings, whether constructed before or after the commencement of this Ordinance.
Provision of 88. The Board may provide public water
water closets, closets, privies, earthclosets, public baths, wash etc. bat ls,
wash houses houses and bathing places, and make regulations and bathing therefor.
places.
Regulations 89. (1) The Board may make regulations
tor control of for the control of any baths, wash houseNs and baths, eto, ,
S bathing places under their management, and for
the control of persons resorting thereto, including
the exclusion therefrom of undesirable persons.




No. 31 of 1956. Public ITealth. 25 ANTAIGiJ.
Any such regulations may, in addition to providing for thile uimposition of penalties, empower any officer of the Board to exclude or remove from any baths, washl house, or bathing place under the management of the Board any person contravening any of the regulations applicable to the premises in question.
(2) A printed copy, or abstract, of the regulations relating to any baths, wash house, or bathing place shall be exhibited in a conspicuous place therein.
(3) There may be attached to a breach of any such regulations a fine not exceeding ten dollars.
40. Any baths, wash house, or bathing Baths etc. to place under the management of the Board shall be public places for
be deemed to be a public place for the purposes certain of any enactment relating to offences against purposes, decency.
PART VI.
PaRovisloN FORIl Tue DEMOLITION AND CLOSING
OF INSANITARY HOUSES.
41. (1) Where the Bloard, upon consider- Power to
ation of an official representation, or a report od("anoi tion of insanifrom any of their officers, or other information tary house. in their possession, are satisfied that any house is unfit for human habitation and is not capable at a reasonable expense of being rendered so fit, they shall serve upon the person having control of the house, upon any other person who is an owner thereof and so far as it is reasonably practicable to ascertain such persons, upon every mortgagee thereof, notice of the time (being some time not less than twenty-one days after the service of the notice) and place at which the condition of the house and any offer with respect to the carrying out of works, or the future user of the house, which he may wish to submit will be considered by them, and every person upon whom such a notice is served shall be entitled to be heard when the matter is so taken into consideration.




ANTIGntA. 2O 'bdic feal//h. No. 34 of 1956.
(2) A person upon whom notice is served
u'der subsection (1) of this section shall, if he intends to submit an offer with respect to the carrying out of works, within twenty-one days from the date of the service of the notice upon him, serve upon the Board notice in writing of his intention to make such -an offer and shall, within s4ch reasonable period as the Board may allow, submit to them a list of the works which
he offers to carry out.
(3) The Board may, if after consultation
with any owner or mortgagee, they think fit to do so, accept an undertaking from him, either that he will within a specified( period carry out such works as will in the opinion of the Board render the house fit for human habitation,- or that it shall not be used for human habitation until the Board, on being satisfied that it has been rendered fit for that purpose, cancel the
undertaking.
(4) If no such undertaking as is mentioned
in subsection (3) of this section is accepted by the Board, or if, in a case where they have accepted such undertaking, any work to which the undertaking relates is not carried out within the specified period, or the house is at any time used in contravention of the terms of the undertaking, the Board shall forthwith make a conmplaint before a Magistrate and such Magistrate may make a demolition order requiring that the house shall be vacated within a period to be specified in the order, not b!)eing less than twenty eight days from the (date on which the order becomes operative, and that it shall be demiolished within six weeks after the expiration of that order or, if the house is not vacated before the expiration of that period, within six weeks after the date on which it is vacated, or in either case within such longer period as in the circumstances the Magistrate deems it reasonable to specify, and shall serve a copy of the order upon every person whomn the hl.,,ard would be required by endeetion (1) of this section to serve a notice issued by them under that sub.
section.




iNo. 34 of 1956. PUc( Hlealtli. 2 7 ANIIiIIA.
42 The loard way', under this Part (if this Power to 14dinauce take the like proceedlings in relation to rule a
-upl Ing order a,3
anoy part of a Olildilig whlich is occuped or is of to part of a a1 type( saitabhe for occupation, or in relation to aniy 1 uilding. ulnderground~ r-om which is for the purposet3 of this section to be th-ened to be unfit for hubman haibitationi. as they tire emnpowvered to take in relation to A house. subj-ct. however, to this qualificationl that, inl the circutnstinces in wichl, in the ease of a 11o1se, tie Magistrate would have made a demolition order, be shMil 'make a closing order prohibiting the ,11'e Of the part (,f the huildinig or( fte ona tllc eas-- !tliv 111-c fer 'tIII\ purpose other than a jmpo poe approv(x 6.\ the. _Board but(a) the a'rVl of the Board shall not
he, uireis'nab(i Nd~v ithhieldai
(b) tL i aglstrate siall deteramt the
clositi w- o 'r on beingp isatisfied that, the part of the Laihgor the room to which it relates
is beeii rendered fit: for human habitation.
48. "I'e Board tmax' by notice in writing 13 ,ad mify reqire thle wi i ewsiml, prifying require iirZ. cen I ?'i pu leasing
witin a time to h e ;Ilectfied lin Ruch notice of any of bouses. hiouise, outbuilding or or her place. Such notice Sih al1l hu rvk iipw the owuiel thereof, and if he
11il fail cwiol e aIth (lie s.-t1W wvithli the timle I eifiki 1he-u b hou Ih, be liable oin summary CIIxI'ictiofl to vi etilk, not, exceedinig one hundred
Jollir \ A!(' t -all 1-e lawful for thle Board to causeI SUCr l hwi~e, building or place to be whitewashed. eleinse ii r purifited and the expense incurred jin so di i, hiail be. repaidl by the owner and ,Ihati be recoverab le sun .iuiarily before a Mlagistrate.
44. Whnen any act ordered, directed or mn .a.e of required utle.- or byx virtue Of the provisions of povorty of "~ bythe owner of this Ordinaume to) 6e pcrtormied an y owner or preiniiee,
occuipier of any preiss 61hall beW om1itted to be woo' -113T be done at public
done byv rIasoin of the inazbility of suchI Owner or expense. occulpier' through p iv,' itv to p,)rfornil the szlmle, tile Board, if satisfied IAs to tiue reason for the omission, may without waiting' for the expirationi of the period limited by or under this Ordiniance for the performanuico by the owner or occupier of such work




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cause the neeessary work to be performed, and the ovenIr may, by warrant under his hand, direct the cost of the same to be paid from the public
Treasury.
Penalty 45. -Any person who, knowing that a closing
for using order has become operative and applies to any p)remlises in contravention premises, or that an und ertakino' has been given of closing under this- Part of this Ordinance that anyiv premises order or of an undertaking. shall not be used for certainly purposes spwcified in
the undertaking. uses those premises in c,)ontravention of the order or undertaking, or permits them to be so used, shall, on summary conviction, be liable to a fine not exe:,eding one hundred dollars and to a further fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars for every day or part of a day on which he so uses them, or permits them to be so used, after
conviction.
Appeal. 46. (1) Any person) aggrieved by(a) a notice under this Part of this Ordinance requiring the execution of works;
(b) a demand for the recovery of expenses incurred by the Board in executing
works specified in any such notice;
(c) an order made by the Board with respect to any such expenses;
(d) a demolition order made under this Part of this Ordinance;
() a closing order or refusal to determine a closing order made under this Part of
this Ordinance;
(f) a withholding of approval in relation to the use for any purpose of premises in respect of which a closing" order under this
Part of this Ordinance is in force,
may within twenty-one days after the date of the service of the notice, demand or order, or after the refusal, as the case may be, appeal to a Judge of the Supreme Court who shall first hold a sitting of either a Circuit Court or a C(urt of Suummary Jurisdiction, anI no proceedings shaill be taken by the Board to enrce any notic', demand or order in relation to which an appeal is brought before the
appeal has been finally determined:




No. 34 of 1956. I'tblic Health. L9 ANTIGUA.
Provided that(i) on an appeal under paragraph (b) or
paragraph (e) of this subsection no questions shall be raised which might have been raised on an appeal against the original notice requiring the
execution of the works; and
(ii) no appeal shall lie under paragraph
(d) or paragraph (e) of this subsection at the instance of a person who is in occupation of the premises to which the order relates under a lease or agreement of which the unexpired term does not exceed
three years.
(2) On an appeal under this section(a) the Judge may make such order
either confirming or quashing or varying the notice, demand or order as he thinks fit, and he may, if he thinks fit, accept from an appellant atiny such undertaking as might have been accepted by the Board and any undertaking so accepted by the Judge shall have the like effect as if it had been given to and accepted by the Board under this Part of this
Ordinance; and
(b) where the Judge allows an appeal
against a notice requiring the execution of works to a house, he shall if requested by the Board to do so, include in his judgment a finding whether the house can or cannot be rendered fit for human habitation at a reasonable expense:
Provided that the Judge shall not accept
from any appellant upon whom such notice as is mentioned in subsection (1) of section 41 was served an undertaking to carry out any works, unless the appellant complied with the requiremn ents of subsection (2) of that section.
(3) For the purpose of this Part of this Ordinance, the withdrawal of an appeal shall be deemed to be a final determination thereof, having




ANTIGUA. 30 Public Bealth, No. 84of 1956.
the like effect as a decision confirming the notice, demand or order, or decisi on appealed against and, subject as aforesaid, an appeal shall be deemed to be finally determined on the date on which the decision of the Court of Appeal is given, or in a case where no appeal is brought to the Court of Appeal upon the expiration of the period within
which such an appeal might have been brought.
Powerofthe 47. The Board may pay to any person
Boarntoemake displaced from a house. to which a demolition order allowances .
to certain under this Part of this Ordinance, or a closing prsonsd. order under this Part of this Ordinance, as the case displaced.
may be, applies, such reasonable allowances as they think fit towards his expenses i n moving, and to any person carrying on any trade or business in nmy such house they may pay also such reason kle allowance as they think fit towards the loss which, in their opinion, he will sustain by reason of the disturbance of his trade or business consequent on his having to quit the house awl in estimating thatit loss they shall have record to the period f, which the premises occupied by him might reasonably have been expected to be available for the purpose of his trade or business and the availability of
other premises suitable for that purpose.
PART VII.
Foon AND DRUGs.
Application. 48. In the application of this Part of this
Ordinance any reference to the City contained in any section shall be taken to apply to and have
force and effect within the City of Saint John.
Interpreta- 49. (1) In this Part of this Ordinancetton.
animal does not include bird;
article ", in relation to food, does not include a live animal or bird, but save us aforesaid includes in the case of an animal, bird or fish the whio!e or any part thereof;
"artificial cream means anm article of food which, though not cream, resembles cream and contains no ingredient which is not




No. 34 of 1956o. 'ublic Health. 31 ANTIGUA.
derived from milk except water or any substance which may lawfully be contained in an article sold a s cream, being some substance not injurious to health which in the case of cream may be required for its production or preparation as an article of commerce in a state fit for carriage or consumption and which has not been added fraudulently to increase bulk, weight or measure or conceal inferior quality;
" butter means the substance usually known
as butter, made exclusively from milk with or without saldt or other preservative, and with or without the addition of
colouring matter;
" cheese means the substance usually known
as cheese, containing no fat other than
fat derived from milk;
container includes a package or recreptvcle
of any kind whether open or closed;
cream means that part of milk rich in fat
which has been separated ,y skinmmning or otherwise containing not less than 18 %
fat;
drug includes medicine for internal or
external use;
"food means any article used as food or
drink for human consumption, other than
drugs or water, and includes(a) any substance which is intended for use in the composition
or preparation of food;
(b) any flavouring matter or condiment; and
(c) any colouring matter intended for use in food:
Provided that, notwithstanding anything in this definition, the addition of any cohbring or flavouring matter or condiment to an article use d as food or drink shall be deemed to be the addition of a substance to
food;




ANTIGUJA. 32 Public Halth. No. 34 of 1956.
"functions" includes powers and duties;
"Government chemist" means a Government chemist or a public analyst prescribed by the Governor in Council by notice published in the Gazette to be a Government chemist for the purposes of this Ordinance whether such Government chemist or public analyst is in the service of the Government of the Colony or is in the service of the Government of, and resides in, any place outside the Colony;
"ice-cream" includes any similar commodity containing any proportion of milk, powdered milk or condensed milk;
"importer", in relation to an imported article, includes any person who, whether as owner, consignor, consignee, agent or broker, is in possession of, or in any way entitled to the custody or control of, the article; "margarine" means any food, whether
mixed with butter or not, which resembles butter and is not milk-blended butter;
margarine-cheese meas any substance prepared in imitation of cheese and containing fat not derived from milk;
" milk-blended butter" means any mixture produced by mixing or blending butter with milk;
"prepare", in relation to food, includes manufacture and "preparation" shall be construed accordingly; "separated", in relation to milk, includes skimmed;
substance includes a liquid;
"transit" includes all stages of transit from the dairy, place of manufacture or other source of origin, to the consumer;




N o. 234 of 195(, PubOl!e'c Anu
" vessel includes a receptacle of any kind,
whether open or closed.
(2) In this Part of this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires, reference to the medical officer of health of a district shall be construed as including the Medical Officer of Health.
50. (1) No person shall add, or direct or nRestrictions permit any other person to add- on the
addi tin
of other
(a) any substance to any food so as to sbstoa1ns to any food
render the food injurious to health; or or drug.
(b1)) any substance to any drug so as to
affect injuriously the quality or potency of
of the drug,
with the intent that the food or drug may be sold in that state.
(2) No person shall sell, or have in his possession for the purpose of sale, any food or drug to which any substance has been so added.
(3) A person who contravenes any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding six months.
51. (1) No person shall abstract, or direct Restrictions or permit any other person to abstract, from any on the abstraction food any constituent thereof so as to affect from any injuriouslv the nature, substance or quality of foodofy I co nstituent
the food with intent that it miay be sold in its tereof. altered state(a) without notice to the purchaser of
the alteration; or
(b) whether with or without such
notice, if in that state the food does not comply with any relevant provisions contained in regulations made uder this Ordinance for prescribing the composition
of food.




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(2) A person who contravenes any of the
provisions of this so'etion shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding six months.
Prohibition 52. (1) If a person sells to the prejudice
against sal of the purchaser any food or drug which is not of any food or
drgs not of of the nature, or not of the substance, or not of the nature, the quality, of the food or drug demanded by substane
or quality the purchaser, he shall, subject to the provisions demanded, of section 53, he guilty of an offence and liable
on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars or to a term of
imprisonment, not exceeding six months.
(2) Where regulations made under this
Ordinance contain provisions prescribing the composition of. or prohibiting or restricting the addition of any substance to, any food, a purchaser of that food shall, unless the contrary is proved, be deemed for the purposes of this section to have demanded food complying with
the provisions of the regulations.
(3) In proceedings under this section it
shall not be a defence to allege that the purchaser made his purchase for purposes of analysis or examination and therefore was not
prejudiced.
Defences 53. In proceedings under section 52 it
available in shall be a defence for the defendant to provept'oceedings
under section
52.
(1) where some substance has been added to the food or drug in question(a) in the case of a food, that the substance is not, and its addition has not rendered the food, injurious to health or, in the case of a drug, that the addition has not affected injuriously the quality or potency of the drug; and
(6) that the addition was not made fraudulently to increase the bulk, weight or measure, or conceal the inferior quality, of the food or drug; and




No. 34 of 1956. [ub/ie leab/, 3 5 ANTIGUA.
(c) either(i) that the addition was required for the produc. tion or preparation of the food or drugas an article of commerce in a state fit for carriage or con. sumption; or
(ii) that a label satisfying the requirements of section 54 was attached to, or printed on the wrapper or container of, the article sold;
(2) where some constituent has been
abstracted from the food or druc in
question(a) that the abstraction has not
rendered the food injurious to health or, as the case may be, affected injuriously the quality or potency of the drug, ant was not made fraudulently to conceal the inferior quality of the
food or drug; and
(b) either(i) that the abstraction was required for the production or preparation of the food or drug as an article of commerce in a state fit for carriage or consumption; or
(ii) that a label satisfying the requirements of section 54 was attached to, or printed on the wrapper or container of, the article sold;
(3) where the food or drug in question
is the subject of a patent in force, that it was supplied in the state required by the
specification of the patent;




ANTIGUA. 36 [ uie health No. 34 of l976.
(4) where the food or drug in question contains some extraneous matter, that the presence of tLat matter was an unavoidable consequence of the process of collection or
preparation;
(5) that the article supplied was a proprietary medicine and was supplied in
response to a demand for that medicine;
(6) where the proceedings are in respect of diluted whisky, brandy, rum or gin, that the spirit in question has been diluted with water only and that its strength was still not below the proof strength permitted by
law to be sold for human consumption:
Provided that(a) none of the defences specified in paragraphs (1) to (4) of this section shall he available in the case of any food which does not comply with any relevant provisions contained in regulations made under this Ordinance. for prescribing the composition of, or prohibiting or restricting the addition of any substance to, food: and
(b) nothing in paragraph (6) of this section shall affect the provisions of any law with respect to the dilution of spirits after computation of duty. Provisions 54. (1) A label shall afford no defene
as to labels. under sub-paragraph (c) (ii) of paragraph (1)
or sub-paragraph (b) (ii) of paragraph (2) of section 53 unless the following requirements are
satisfied(a) the label must state explicitly what substance has beenii added to, or what constituent has been abstracted from, the food
or drug; and
(b) it muist l)e of adequate size, and have the notice of additio or abstraction distinctly and legibly printed and conspicuously visible.




N(,. 341 of' 1 95G;. Public [Jealth. 37 ANTIGUA.
(2) Notwithstanding anything in subsection
(1) of this section. the requiements thereof shall, as resets a mixture, b~e deemed to lbe ,atisfied by a1 label which has been continuaously in use 'a itlIOUt Mny material variation for a period not less than iifty years andl bears statement to the effect, thati the article in question is mixed, or b~y a label wichl hias been continuonisly in ts, withoutt any miatei-ial variation for a per-iod not le." than twenty- five years andl bears such a statement distinctly. and legiblyv prinited and uitobscored by other matter on the label.
55. (1) A person who gives with any iLabels andi food or (lrln, sold bv him a label, whether adVertisements descib.
ottachedl to or' printed mi tie wiraimr or (cm1- it;tiner or niot, which falsely V esciiest I hat.lu ~iI food or dru-, or is otherwise calenilated to isleadl as to its nature, substance or ijualitY, shall he guiilty of an offence, unless he proves that bie did 'iot lhnow, and could not w itli reasonable diiligence have ascertained, that thle label was of such a character as al'oresaid.
(2) A person whlo pubtlishes, or is a party to the pubbicati-on of, an advertisement (not being suchi a label so given by hii as ah)resaid) w a ichi falsely describesi anyv food or, drug, or Iis otherwise c~di late~l to mislea as to its nat are, sub~stance or quality, shall b)e ,ailty of an offence:
Providled that in proceedings under this subsection it, sdil be a dlefence for the defendant to prove eitllmr(a) that be dlid riot know, andl could
not wi tli reasonable (lilig~elce have ascertained, that the advertisement was of such
a character as aforesaid; or
(1)) that, 1King a i)ersn's whose business
it is to imblish, oh' arrange for the pub~lication of', advertisements. hie received the ad veitisom ent f1urA pi iblication in the ordinary course of busincsis.




ANTIGUA. 38 Public Ilealth. No. 34 of 1956.
(3) In any such proceedings as aforesaid
against the manufacturer, producer or importer of the food or drug, it shall rest on the defendant to prove that he did not publish, and was not a party to the publication of, the advertisement.
Presumptive 56. VWhere regulations made under this
evidence as Ordinance contain provisions prohibiting or to i)t IriouS
natureoffood. restricting the addition of any substance to any
food, the addition of that substance(a) if made in contravention of any of the regulations which is expressed to be made for the prevention of danger to
health, shall, and
(b) if made to an amount not exceeding the limit, if any, specified by any of the
regulations, shall not,
for the purposes of this Part of this Ordinance be deemed to render the food injurious to health.
Powmi of 57. (1) The lBoard may, subject to the
no,rdo provisions of this section, mnake regulations for tions as to the all or any of the purposes mentioned in any of importation,. the following paragraphs, that is to say:preparation,
st orage, ~ale,
delivery, t. (a) authorising measures to be taken
of food. for the prevention of danger to health from
the importation, preparation, transport, storage, exposure for sale, and delivery of food of various kinds intended for sale and
sold for human consumption;
(b) requiring wrappers or containers enclosing or containing food of various kinds to be labelled or marked in accordance with
the regulation;
(c) prohibiting or restricting the addition of any substance to, and regulating
generally the composition of, any food;
(d) the employment in any business concerned with the handling of food or drink for human consumption of any person suspected by the Medical Officer of Health or a medical practitioner of being a carrier




No. 34 of 1956. Public Health. 39 ANTTGUA.
of enteric fever or dysentery' or suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis or syphilis in an infective stage, and in any instance in which the Medical Officer of Health is satisfied that the suspected person is a carrier, to prohibit the employment of such person during a specified period in any such
business.
(2) Regulations made under this section may be restricted in their application to the City or' such other parts of or places in ihe Colony as may be prescribed.
(3) There may be attached to the breach of any such regulations a fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars.
(4) For the purposes of regulations made under this section, articles commonly used for the food and drink of man shall be deemed to be intended for sale for human consumption unless the contrary is proved.
(5) No compensation shall be payable to any person in respect of any article of food or drink destroyed under the regulations made under this section, nor shall any person acting under the authority of any such regulation be liable to any action at law in respect of such destruction.
58. (1) Every person who- Penalty for
sale etc. of
unsound food.
(a) sells, or offers or exposes for sale
or has in his possession for the purpose of
sale or of preparation for sale; or
(b) deposits with, or consigns to, any
person for the purpose of sale or of preparation for sale,
any food intended for, but unfiit for, human consumption shall, subject to the provisions of this section, he guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars or a term of imprisonmert not exceeding six months,




A~NTIGUA. 40 Public Health. No. 34 of 1956.
(2) Where food in respect of which an
offence under paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of this section has been committed was sold to the offender by some other perso., that person also shall, subject to the provisions of this section, be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars or a termn of' imprisonment not
exceeding six months.
(3) Where a person is charged with an
offerince under paragraph (b) of subsection (1) or under subsection (2) of this section, it shall be a defence for hin to 'prove either that he gave notice to the person with whom hlie deposited, or to whom he consigned or sold, the food in question that it was not intended for human consumption, or that, at the time when lie delivered or dispatched it to that person, either it was fit for h uliian consumniption or lie (lid not know, and could not with reasonable diligence have ascertained, that it was unfit for human
consumption.
(4) A person guilty of an offence under this
section shall be liable to a fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars, or to imprisonment
for a term, not exceeding six months.
Examination 59. (1) An authorised officer of the Board of food and maRV at all reas(OtRable times examine any foCd Seizure of Unsound food. intended for human consumption which has
been sold, or is offered or exposed for sale, or is in the possession of, or has been deposited with or consigned to, any person for the purpose of sale or of preparation for sale and, if it appears to him to be unfit for human consumption, may seize it and remove it in order to have
it dealt with by a Magistrate.
(2) An officer of the Board who seizes any
food under subsection (1) of this section shall inform the person in whose possession it was found of his intention to have it dealt with by a Magistrate, and any person who under section 58 milht be liable to a prosecution in respect of




iNu. 3 4 o f I 95t Public Health. 41 ANTIGUjA.
food shall, if lie aftends bielore the Magistrate upon the application for its condemnation, be entitled to Wd heard and to call witnesses.
(3) If it appearN- to a Magistrate that any food brought he tore him, whether seized unider the provisions of this section or not, is unfit for human cohnmptioni. lie shall condemn it and order it to be (lestrovedl, or to be so disposed of' as to prevent it, fr~omT beig uised for human. cons5umpti on.
(41) If a Magistrate rouses to condemn any fod soizedl 111(ler thais Part of this Ordinance liv, an officer of' the Board, hie shall assess the depreciation it value resulting fromu its scizuro, andi the BoardI shall 1pay to ibe owner of' the food the sumi of' noney o assessed at, comipensation for stich dot) recati onl.
60. (1 ) IH 1w eciu p~ rovisionts relating Proviiois to unisoun rd food5 sh all appl ) vit relations to f.ll asl to food off ered a-!
food which is in tended for biunan coMsumption prizes, eto. anid is(a) offered as a prize or reward inl connection xv th any entertainment to which the paullic are at fitteded, whoither on pay inent
of money or not; or
(b) offered as a prize, reward or given
atwaV tor the purpe'e of ,dvxertlisenent, or in fu rtlieranete of any tradle or business'; or
(i) exposed or dleposited iii any premises for the purpose of being so offered
or given. awax as aforesaidl,
as if that food woere, or Ilad' been, exposed for sale(i) in a ease falling within paragraph
(a), by each person concerned in, t he oL-unisatioll. of the( enitertain-,
nient:
(iin a, case flix~iht pavmaah
gb),.b hu Jw erson) offo: int.~ or tgilinaway the food;




ANTi .07A. 42 PuNblic Health. No. 3-1 of 1956.
(iii) in a case fallinv within paragraph
(e), by the occupier of the premises in q question.
(2) In this section, "entertainment" includes any social gathering, amusement, exhibition, performance, game, sport or trial of skill.
Power to 61. If an authorised officer of the Board
examine food has reason to suspect that any cart, barrow or in course of
transit. other vehicle, or any container contains any
food intended for sale for human consumption, or in the course of delivery after sale for human consumption, he may examine the contents of the vehicle or, as the case may be, of the container, and for that purpose may, if necessary, detain the vehicle or the container and, if Ihe finds any food, which appears to him to be intended for, but unfit for, human consumption he mnay deal with it as food falling within subsection (1) of section 59 and subsections (2) to (4) of that section shall apply accordingly.
Provisions 62. (1) Subject to the provisions of this
as to room section, the following provisions shall have effect where foodIintended for in relation to every room in which any food sale is pre- intended for human consumption, other than pared or
store, etc. milk, is prepared for sale or sold, or offered or
exposed for sale, or deposited for the purpose of
sale or of preparation for sale, that is to say(a) no sanitary convenience, dustbin or ashpit shall be within, or communicate directly with, the room, or be so placed that offensive odours therefrom can penetrate
into the room;
(b) no cistern for the supply of water to the room shall be in direct communication with, or discharge directly into, a sanitary convenience, and there shall not be within the room any outlet for the ventilation of a drain or, except with the approval of the' Board, an inlet into any drain
conveying sewage or foul water;
(c) the walls, ceiling, floor, windows and doors of the room shall be kept in
a proper state of repair;




No. 34 of 1956. Public Health. 43 ANTIG7A,
(d) the walls, ceiling and doors of the
room shall he painted, whitewashed, cleansed or purified as often as may be necessary to keep themrn clean and the windows of the
room shall be kept clean;
(e) the room shall not be used- as
a sleeping place and, so far as may be necessary to prevent risk of infection or contamination of food in the room, no sleeping place adjoining the room shall communicate therewith except through the open air, or through an intervening
ventilated space;
(f) except in the case of an artificially
refrigerated room, suitable and sufficient means of ventilation shall be provided and suitable and sufficient ventilation shall be
maintained;
( q) no refuse or filth, whether solid or
liquid, shall be deposited or allowed to accumulate in the room, except so far as may be necessary for the proper carrying on of the trade or business for which the room is used, and the floor of the room shall be cleansed as often as may he necessary to
keep it clean;
(h) cleanliness shall he observed Iby
persons employed in the room, both in regard to the room and all articles, apparatus and utensils therein, and in regard to themselves and their clothing;
(i) there shall be provided in, or within reasonable distance of, the room a suitable washing basin or basins and a sufficient supply of soap, clean towels and clean water for the use of persons employed in the room:
Provided that paragraph. (i) of this subsection shall not apply in relation to a room which is used for the sale or storage, or for the sale and storage, of food contained in containers of such materials and so closed, as to exclude all risk of contamination, but is not otherwise used for any puIIpose in connection with the prepare. tion storaFe or sale of food,




ANti-,A. 44 Public Healt. No. 34 of 1956.
(2) If, in the case of a room to which
subsect ion (1) o this section applies(a) any of the requirements of that subsection are not complied with; or
(b) any person does or permits any act or thing' in contravention of that subsection, or fails to take all such steps as may be reasonably necessary to prevent risk of
contamination of food in the room; or
(c) any person prevents the owner of the room from executing any work necessary to make the room comply with the said
requirements,
then, in the first-mentioned case, the occupier of the room and, in the other cases mentioned, the person in question, whether he be the occupier or not, shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars and io a further fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars for each day during which the offence continues after conviction
therefor.
(3) If, in the case of a room to which
subsection (1) of this section applies, any of the requirements specified in paragraphs (a), (b), (c) or ( f) of the said subsection is not complied with, then, in so far as that requirement is of a structural character, the owner of the room shall, if he let it for the purpose of being used for the preparation, sale or storage of food or, if not having so let it, hlie permits to be so used after receiving notice from the Board, be liable to a penalty mentioned in subsection (2) of this section, but without prejudice to the liability of
the occupier under that subsection.
(4) Where the owner of a room who did
not let it for the purpose of being used for the preparation, sale or storage of food executes any work necessary to make the room comply with the requirements of subsection (1) of this section, he may recover the expenses incurred by him in so doing from the occupier of the
room summarily as a civil debt.




No' 3 1 o f 195. ['a ehal/lh. 415 A N'TTJOFA.
(5') In this section, '. room -'~ ielt's i Iiop orcela o ay other part ola ailig, and
a shied, store or outbuilding or any part thereof, mnd the prVoviiions or this section. except parngrphs (ai) and /)of sub~section ( i) thereof, shall, so rar ais app)licale, apply in relation to a yard, forecourt or area as they apply in relation to a room.
(6) Save in so far as may he expressly provided neither this section nor section 63 shall apply in relation to prenuise-, which are used for the prepay ration, sale or storage of articles prep~aredl from. or con sistw ig or. nat erials, other than those of animal or ve -getable origin, btit are not otherwise used for any purpose in connection with the preparation, storage or sale of food,
63. (1 ) Subject to the provisions of this R~egi-trafion section, and of stibsectioLI (0) of t et ioti d, ofi no premises w ithiin the City limits shall be neetion with used for- tuhe mor 'at
of ice-creank
(a) the sale. or the niatitifaci nre for or preserved
the purpose of sale, of ice cream, or the food. et.
storage of ice -cream in tended for'salo; or
(b) the preparation or manui-facture of
8,sn ages or pottedl, pry ssed, pickiled or
preserve(l [r0(1 intended for sale,
unless they ire vec-isterel minder this section for that purpose bYth onard, and a person who
uses aniy premi~es in contran veilt ion or the provisions Of this subIsec6ion shall. fie -ailty of an offence and 1 iale on summary conviction to a line not exceeding tv eiity-fi ye dollars.
(2) F~or the purposes of stibsection ()of this section the preparation or meat or fish lby ,any' poesocoking shallt be deemed to he preservation thereof.
(. I) Sul),j ect to the following provisions of this section, the B-oard shvill, on the application of the occupied of, Or Of a pers,-oni proposing to OCCUPY, aii preirts(s., regi sto r those premises for the purpose of this se Iction.




ANTIGUA. 46 Public H1ealth. No. 34 of 1956,
(4) If it appears to the Board that any
premises for the registration of which applica.
tion has been made under this section, or which are registered under this section, do not satisfy the requirements of subsection (3) of this section, or are otherwise unsuitable for use for the purpose for which they are proposed to be used or are being used, the Board shall serve on the applicant for registration or, as the case may be, on the occupier for the time being of the premises, a notice stating the place and time, not being less than-seven days after the date of the service of the notice, at which they propose to take the matter into consideration and informing him that he may attend before the Board, with any witnesses whom he desires to call, at the place and time mentioned to show cause why the Board should not, for reasons specified in the notice, refuse the application or, as theAcase may
be, cancel the registration of the premises.
(5) If a person on whom a notice is served
under subsection (4) of this section fails to show cause to the satisfactimn of the Board, the Board may refuse the application or, ais the case may be, cancel the registration of the premises, and shall forthwith give notice to him of its decision in the matter, and shall, if so required by him within fourteen days of their decision, give to him within forty-eight hours a statement of the grounds on
which it was based.
(6) A person aggrieved by the decision of the
Board under this section to refuse to register any premises, or to cancel the registration of any premises, may appeal to the Supreme Court in the same manner ;nd under the same provisions as if the decision of the Board were the decision of a
Magistrate's court.
(7) Upon any change in the occupation of
premises registered under this section, the incoming occupier shall, if he int nds to use them for the purpose for which they are regitered, forthwith give notice of the change to the Board, who ,.hall thereupon make any necessary alteration in the
register.




No. 34 of 195C. Public Health. 17 A NTG I A.
(8) If a person required to give ,a wltice under subsection (7) of this section fails to do so, he shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars.
(9) This section shall not apply(a) to ice-cream made by private persons
for sale at any social function; or
(b) to premises used primarily as a club,
hotel or restaurant;
(c) to a person who in a street or other
place of public resort, sells, or offers or exposes ice-cream for sale; provided that such person shall first register with the Board, and, if such person fails to register he shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars or to imprisonment not exceeding one month.
(10) This section shall apply in relation to premises used as a theatre, cinematograph theatre, music hall or concert hall, as if in paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of this section, the words "the sale or and the words or the storage of icecream intended for sale were omitted.
64 If a medical practitioner becomes aware, Notification or suspects, that a patient whom he is attending f Ca of
,, food Poisonwithin a district is suffering from food poisoning, ing. he shall forthwith send to the medical officer of health of the district a certificate stating(a) the name, age and sex of the patient,
and the address of the premises where the
patient is, and
(b) particulars of the food poisoning
from which he is, or is suspected to be, suffering,
and also stating whether the c se occurs in the private practice of the practitioner, or in his practice as medical officer of a public body or institution.




ANTIGUA. 48 Pablir Penfik No*. i'l of 1950.
Provision as 65. (1) If tho nwdicld officer of health of
to Suspected
food. adistriCt or a gri)vertimew \eterinfiry ofliccr has
reasonable gromid i'or s *ng tll ,jt fo()d of
which fie, or any otli,,,r officer of file Boai-(I has proollred a stl-w )le 1111dor, th' prm-isi; lls of this, Ordinance is Ilkely to catiso? food poisoning, he may ,give notice to the person in charge of the rood tbai, until his ilwestigntions tire completed, the food 01:, any spe-lified poi tlOn theivof, is not to 1!e used for buinan c-onstinirtl()n and either is not to be. reino%,ed, or is not i-(j he i-enime(i exeej)t to .-ionic pl.ice sl)ecified Ili the imticci. ha this section -goNerinent veterliiaiy officer jneins :t -eterinary offloor holding all aplo)intl1writ it] tilt, SeMICO Of the
Government of the ('ol(,iiy(2) A person who uses or removes any food in contravention of the requirements ,-)f a notice given under sub wieetion (1) of this section shall be guilty of all offeiie(i and liable on stuninarY Coll6c..
tion toa fine no! exceeding- fifty doll'u-s.
(3) if, its a result of his investio-ations, the medical officer of health of a district is satisfied th tt the, fo(A in (pif st'1011, 01' allY portion thenl0f, is likel to eiltise f )ofl pols,)n7ng, he niaY fleal ovi0i it as food hillirl'y withill lot]
I i stibsectimi (1) of sceti
59 and sll )secl lolls (20 and (3) of that section sh:dI appIv -ieeordinok, Ila, if lie is 8ntisfied that it, 111,1V S lfel y bo ns,,d f' W )MIMIll COH"UM j)t i0n, lie, S11:111
fol'thWilh \\101 11 :Lw his noilCe.
(4) If ,i notWo gi%,en tinder subsection (1) 4 tijis se,,,tion is withdrawii by the medien], officer, of health of t distncr, ,r i the Maiistrate befw e
wholli any f ,od is bz ought ulldcr this
rehises to cowleinn it, the Krird sh:dl comptins:tte
the owner of the foi -d to the notice
fi r an N, del rcel.mil()"I 1-1) its vtd1w fl-w the w-tion tnken 1, y fh in, ()f1*,-i, ,f to 4 1 he .district the of "zich (,11111wi-w iull 1willofixed by khe 11pon apphcntloll hy the
owner of such food.




No. 84 of i) 1(1, Public /lealt. 19) AN novA,
66. If there is imported into the Colony, Restriotions within the meaning of that expression as used in on the impor.
, station of certhe Customs D)uties O)rdinance, 1927- tain foodss.
11/1927.
(a) any margarine or margarine-cheese,
except in containers conspicuously marked
SMargarine or Margarine-cheese as the
case may require;
(b) any adulterated or impoverished milk,
except in containers conspicuously marked with a name or description indicating that the
milk has been so treated;
(c) any other adulterated or impoverished
food to which the Governor inii Council may by Order direct that this section shall be applied, exce t in containers conspicuously marked with a name or description iid(licating
that the food has been so treated;
(d) any milk-blended butter, except in
containers conspicuously marked with a name approved for the purpose by the Governor in Council, not being a name which refers to, or is suggestive of, butter or anything connected
with the dairy interest;
(e) any food which does not comply
with any relevant provisions contained in regulations made under this, or any other, Ordinance with respect to the importation of
food,
the importer shall be guilty of amn offence under this Part of this Ordinance.
67. (1) A duly authorised officer of the Powors of
Board (hereinafter called a "sampling officer") sampling. may exercise such powers of procuring samples of. food and drugs for analysis, or for bacteriological or other examination, as are conferred upon him by this section.
(2) A sampling officer may take such samples of consign nments of imported food as may be necessary for the enforcement of the provisions of section 65 or purchase samples of any food or drug:




ANTIGUA. 50 Public Health. No. 34 of 195(.
Provided that nothing in this section shall be
construed as authorizing any -purchase or sale of drugs in conti avention of the Dangerous Drugs 23/1937. Act, 1937.
(3) A. sampling officer may take samples of(a) any butter or cheese, or substances resembling butter or cheese, exposed for sale;
(b) any food, or substance capable of )being used in the preparation of food, found on premises which he has entered in the
execution of his duties under this Ordinance.
(4) A sampling officer may, at the request or
with the consent of the purchaser, consignee or consumer, take at the place of delivery samples of any food delivered, or about to be delivered, to the purchaser, consignee or consumer in pursuance of a
contract for the sale thereof to him:
Provided that this subsection shall not apply
in relation to milk.
(5) If a sampling officer has reason to believe
that any container forwarded by a public conveyance contains margarine, mariarine-cheese or milkblended butter which is not consigned in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance, he may examine and take samples of the contents of that
container.
Rights to 68. (1) If a duly authorised officer of the
have samples Board who has procured a sample of any food or analysed, drug considers that it should be analysed, he sihall
submit it for analysis and the B,,ard shall thereupon make such arrangements as they consider to be practicable for such sample to be analysed by a
suitably qualified Government chemist.
(2) A person, other than a duly autlihorised
officer of the Board, who has purchased any food or drug may submit a sample of such food or drug for analysis and the Board shall thereupon make such arrangements as they consider to be practicable for such sample to be analysed by a suitably
qualified public analyst.




No. 34 of 1956. Publi, halL.A, 51 ANTIUA,
69. (1) A person purchasing a sample of Division of,
,ny food or drug with the intention of submitting and dealings with, samples.
it to the Board fer analysis, or taking a sample of food on any premises with the intention of submitting it, for such analysis shall, after the purchase has been completed or the sample has been taken, forthwith inform the seller or his agent who sold the sample or, as the case may be, the occupier of the premises or the person for the time being in charge thereof, of his intention to submit such samples for analysis and shall then and there divide it into' three parts, each part to be marked, and sealed or fastened up, in such manner as its nature will permit, and shall(a) deliver one part to the seller or his
agent or, as the case may be, to the occupier of the premises or the person for the time
being in charge thereof;
(b) retain one part for future comparison;
and
(c) if he thinks fit to have an analysis
made, submit one for such analysis:
Provided that, in relation to samples
taken in such circumstances as are mentioned in subsection (2) of this section the foregoing provisions with respect to the giving of information and the manner of dealing' with samples shall have effect as modified by that
subsection.
(2) A person taking a sample of any food while it is in transit, or at the place of delivery to the purcheser, consignee or consumer shall, if he intends to submit it for analysis deal with it in the manner provided by subsection (1) of this section except that he shall retain the first-mentioned part of the sample if the name and address of the consignor do not appear on the container containing the article sampled, but if the name and address of the consignor appear on such container he shall forward that part of the sample to the consignor by registered post or otherwise, together with a notice informing that person that hlie intends to have part ~of the sample submitted to the Board for analysis.




ANTIGUA. 52 'ublic Health. No. 34 of 1956.
Persons 70. The Board may, with regard to a
suffering person suffering from dysentery, hehninthi infeefrom certain
diseases not tions, ty phoid lever, paratyphoid fever or puhlnonto sell food ary tuberculosis or syphilis in an infective stage, or drink,
require in writing that until further notice(a) such person shall discontinue any occupation connected with the preparation or
handling of food or drink;
(b) suitable measure shall be taken with respect to cleansing, disinfection, disposal of excreta, destruction of flies, and prevention of contamination of food and drink on the premises in which occupation is carried on.
Penalty for 71. (1) A person who wilfully obstructs
obstructing r
exeobstcrution of any person acting in the execution of this Part of this execution of d. Ordinance. Ordinance shall be liable on summary conviction to
a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars:
Provided that, if the court is satisfied that he
committed the offence with intent to prevent the discovery of some other offence under this Part of this Ordinance, or if he has within the twelve months last preceding been convicted of an offence under this subsection, he shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred and fifty dollars or to imprisonment for a term not
exceeding three months.
(2) If a duly authorised officer of the Board
applies to purchase any food or drug exposed for sale, or on sale by retail, and tenders the price for the quantity which he requires as a sample, and the person exl)osing the food or drug for sale, or having it for sale, refuses to sell to the officer such quantity thereof as aforesaid, or if the seller or consignor, or any person having for the time being the charge, of any food of which an officer is empowered to take a sample refuses to allow the officer to take the quantity which he requires as a sample, the person so refusing shall, for the
purposes of subsection (1) of this section, be
deemed to have wilfully obstructed the officer:




No. 34 of 1956. Public fHealth. 53 ANTTGUA.
Provided that, where any food or drug is exposed for sale in an unopened container duly labelled, no person shall be required to sell it except in the unopened container in which it is contained.
(3) A person who fails to give to any person acting in the execution of this Part of this Ordinance any assistance which that person may reasonably request him to give, or any information which that person is expressly authorised by this Part of this Ordinance to call for or may reasonably require, or who, when required to give any such information, knowingly makes any misstatement in respect thereof, shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty five-dollars.
72. (1) Where a sample has been procured Liminitation of under this Part of this ()rdinance. no prosecution Prosecution. in respect of the article sampled shall be commenced after the expiration of sixty days from the time when" the sample was procured unless the Magistrate before whom the information is hid, on being satisfied on oath that having regard to the circumstances of the particular case it was not practicable to lay the information at an earlier date, gives a certificate to that effect, and in no case shall the prosecution be commenced after the expiration of ninety-six days from the time when the sample was procured.
(2) In any proceedings under this Part of this Ordinance in respect of an article sampled, the summons shall not be made returnable less than fourteen days from the day on which it is served, and a copy of any certificate of annlvsis obtained on behalf of the prosecutor, and of any certificate given by a Magistrate under subsection (1) of this section shall be served with the sunmmnons.
(3) In any proceedings under this Part of this Ordinance, where a sample has been procured in such circumstances that its division into parts is required by this Part of this Ordinance, the part of the sample retained by the person who procured it shall be produced at the hearing.




A.NTIGUA. 54 TPublic [eallh. No. 8t of 1956.
Evidence of 78. (1) In any proceedings under this
certificate es Part of this Ordinancv. the production hy one of of analysis, w
and presump. the parties of a document purporting to be a certitios. ficate of a (G roernment chemist in the prescribed
form, or of a document supplied to him by the other party as being a copy of such a certificate, shall be sufficient evidence of the facts stated
therein.
(2) In any such proceedings, if a defendant
intends to produce a certificate of a (Governmnent chemist or requires that the Government chemist whose certificate has been tendered in evidence shall be called a1s a witness, notic,.e Of his intention together, in the first men toned ease, with a copy of the certificate shall be given to the other party at least five clear days before the dayi on which the summnions is returnable, and, if this re(quicrcment is not complied with, the court ny, if it thinks fit, adjourn the hearing on such terms as it deems
proper.
(3) For. the purposes of this Part of this
Ordinance and of any regulations made thereunder(a) articles commonly used for human consumption shall, if sold or offered, exposed or kept for sale, be presumed, until the contrary is proved, to ha)ve been sold or, as the case may be, to have been or to be intended
for sale, for human consumption;
(b) any article commonly used for human consumption which is found on premises used for the preparation, storage or sale of that article and any article commonly used in the manufacture of products for human consumpti, n which is found on premises used for the preparation, storage or sale of those products, shall be presumed, until the contrary is proved, to be intended for sale, or for manufacturing products for sale, for human con.
sumption;
(c) any substance capable of being used in composition or preparation of any article commonly used for human consumption which is found on premises on which that article is prepared shall, until the contrary is proved,
be presumed to be intended for such use.




No. 34 of 19 56 Pubdi," lHalth 55 ANTIGtUA.
74. (1) The court before which any pro- Power of ceedings are taken under this Part of this court to require
Ordinance may, if it thinks fit, and upon the analysis by request of either party shall, cause the part of any Government cyelemist. sample produced before the court under subsection
(3) of section 72 to be forwarded to a Government chemist for analysis, and the certificate of such public analyst of the result of his analysis may be received in evidence, and the costs of the analysis and of obtaining the public analyst's certificate shall be paid by the prosecutor or the defendant as the court may order.
(2) If, in a case where an appeal is brought, no action has been taken under subsection (1) of this section, the provisions of the said subsection shall apply also in relation to the court by which the appeal is heard.
75. (1) A person gainst wlvm proceed- Defence
inugs are brought under this Part of this (Ordinance "vilable to defendant
shall, upon complaint duly laid by him and on where some giving to the prosecution not less than three clear other person is responsible
days' notice of his intention, be entitled to have for the conany person to whose act or default he alleges that sion of
I ? tile offence
the contravention of the provisions in question charged. was due brought before the court in the proceediigs, and, if, after the contravention has been
proved, the original defendant proves that the contravention was due to the act or default of that other person, that other person may be convicted of the offence mand, if the original defendant further proves that be has used all due diligence to secure that the provi.iouns in question were complied with, he shall be acquitted of the offence.
(2) Where a defendant seeks to avail himself of the provisions of subsection (1) of this section(a) the prosecution, as well as the person whomin the defendant charges with the offence, shall have the right to cross-examine such defendant, if he vives evidence, and any witness called by him in support of his pleas,
and to call rebutting evidence;
(b) the court may make such order as it
thinks fit for the payment of costs by any party to the proceedings to any other party thereto,




ANTIGUA. 56 Publie H1'ealth. No. 34 of 1956.
(3) Where it appears to the Board that an
offence has been committed in respect of which proceedings might be taken under this Part of this Ordinance against some person and the Board are reasonably satisfied that the otffence of which complaint is made was due to ;n act or default of some other person and hat the first mentioned person could establish a defend e uid er subsection (1) of this section, they imay c.laus( proceedings to be taken against that other person without first causing proceedings to be taken against the first
mentioned person.
(4) In any such proceedings the defendant
may be charged with aid, on proof that the contravention was due to his act or default, be convicted of, the offence with which the first
mentioned person might have been charged.
Conditions 76. (1) Subject to the provisions of this
under which l section, in the cse of any prosecution under this a warranty
may be Part of this Ordinance In respect of selling,
)leaded as exposing or offering for sale, or having in possesdefence. ose
sion for sale, an article which was ot of a nature, substance or quality entitling a prson to sell or otherwise deal with it under the dlescriptioi or in the manner under, or in, which the dfendamit dealt with it, it silall be a def nce for the defendant to prove(a) that he purchased it as being an article of such a nature, substance and quality as would have so entitled him and with a
written warranty to that effect; and
(b) that he had no reason to believe at the time of the commission of the alleged
offence that it was otherwise; and
(c) that it was then in the same state as when he purchased it.
(2) A warranty shall only be a defence to
proceedings under this Part of this Ordinance if(a) the defendant has within seven days of the service of the summons sent to the prosecutor a copy of the warrai)ty with a oticee statitg that he intends to rely on it and




No. 34 of 195(. Public Health. 57 ANrtlGt.
specifying the nnme and address of the person from whom hlie received it. and has also sent a like notice of his intention to that person; and
(b) in the case of a warranty given by a
person resident outside the Colony, the defendant proves that he had taken reasonable steps to ascertain, and did in fact believe in, the accuracy of the statement contained
therein; and
(c,) in the case of a prosecution in respect
of a sample of milk, the defendant has within seventy-two hours after the sample was procured served such a notice as complies with the requirements specified in subsection (3) of
this section.
(3) The following shall be the requirements of a notice under paragraph (c) of subsection (2) of this section:(a) the notice shall state(i) the name and address of the seller or co(nsignor from whom the milk was received;
(ii) the time and place of delivery to the purchaser or consignee of future supplies of milk from the same source; and
(b) the notice shall request the Board to
take immediate steps to procure as soon as practicable, a sample of milk from any future supply of milk from the same source in the course of transit or delivery to the purchaser
or consignee from the seller or consignor.
(4) Where the defendant is a servant of the person who purchased the article under a warranty, he shall be entitled to rely on the provisions of this section in the s:ime way as his employer would have been entitled to do if hlie had been the defendant.
(5) The person by whom the warranty is alleged to have beeii given shall be entitled to appear at the hearing and to give evidence,, and the court mni, if it thinks fit. adjoiiin the hearing to enable him to do so,




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(6) For the purposes of this section and
section 77. a nmiie or description entered in an iiivoice shall be denied to be a written warranty that the food or drug to which the entry refers is of such a nature, substance and (quality that a person can sell, or otherwise deal with it, under that name or description without contravening any
of the provisions of this Ordinance.
Offences in 77. (1) A defendant who in any proceedwarranties ings under this Part of this Ordinance wilfully and certifi- applies to any food or drug a warranty or certificates of I
analysis. cate of analysis given in relation to any other food
or drug shall be guilty of an offence.
(2) A person who, in respect of any food or
drug sold by him, gives to the purchaser a false warranty in writing, shall be guilty of an offence, unless ie proves that when hie gave the warranty he had reason to believe that the statements or
description contained therein were accurate.
(3) Every person convicted of an offence
under this section shall be liable in the case of a first offence to a fine niot exceedingr one hundred dollars and in the case of a subsequent offence to a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months.
PART VIII.
BAKERIES.
Interpreta- 78. For the purpose of this Part of this
ion,. Ordinancebakery means any place in which are commonly baked or exposed or offered for sale, or deposited for the purpose of sale or of preparation for sale or have been recently sold for human consumption, bread, biscuits, cakes or confectionery in the baking or selling of which a trade is carried on;
employed as applied to any person includes any person working in a bakery, whether he receives wages or not;
"occupier" includes any person in possession,




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79. (1) Every person who is using or Application
intends to Use ajy place as a bakery shall make to ue place
alcinas bakery. application in writing to the Board setting out his full name and a correct description of the premises so used or intended to be used. If the Board are satisfied that the premises specified in the application are such as can be properly used as a bakery under this (O)rdinance, they shall issue to the applicant a certificate to that effect.
(2) The particulars of such application and certificate stall be entered in a book to be kept by the Board and to be caded The Bakery Register .
(3) Any person who uses lany place as a bakery without hav ing first obtained a certificate as hereinbefore provided shall he liable on summarV contviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars, or, for a continuing, offence to a further fine of ten dollars for each day subsequent to the sending of a written notice by the Board.
80. (1) The inside walls of the rooms of a Painting
bakery and the ceilings or tops of such rooms, and washing I prenuses,
whether such walls, ceilings or tops be plastered poi. or not, and all passages and staircases of such bakery shall be either painted with oil or varnish or limrnewashed and(a) when painted with oil or varnish,
there shall be three coats of paint or varnish, and the paint or varnish shull be renewed once at least in every three years and shall be washed with hot water and soap at least once
in every six months;
(b) when limnewashed the limnewashing
shall be renewed in each June and DIecember
of every year.
(2) The ocu!pier of any bakery who fails to keep the same in conformity with this section shall be liable on summary conviction to at fluie not exceeding fifty dollars, or in the ease of a continuing offence, to a further fine of ten dollars for each day subsequent to the sending of a written notice by the Board.




ANrltGUA. 60 Public Health. No. 34 of 1956.
Conditions 81. (1) It shall not be lawfuJ to let or
ovEx.lo suffer to be o,)cupied as a bakery or to occupy as a
occupation .
of bakery. bakery any room or place unless the following
conditions are complied with(a) no privy or dustbin shall be within or communicate directly with the bakery;
(b) any cistern or pipe for supplying water to a bakery shall be separate and distinct from any cistern or pipe for supplying
water direct to a privy;
(c) no drain or pipe for carrying off famcal matter or sewage shall have an opening
within the bakery;
(d) every bakery shall be efficiently ventilated to the satisfaction of the Board.
(2) Any person who lets or suffers to be
occupied or who occupies any room or place as a bakery in contravention of this sectionn shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars and to a further fine not exceeding ten dollars for every day during which such room or place is so occupied after a conviction
under this section.
Regulations. 82. The Board may make regulations as to
all or any of the following matters, that is to
say:
(a) the structure of floors and walls of bakeries;
(b) the keeping of bakeries in a clean and sanitary condition;
(c) the prevention of the accumulation of dust, ashes and refuse and the duties of occupiers of the premises with regard thereto;
(d) the medical examination of all persons employed in a bakery;
(e) the apparel of such persons; and
(f) the composition of bread,




No, 34, of 19156. Iulic Health, i61 ANT OUA.
88. (1) Where a Magistrate is satifid on re mot for. the proseciution of the Boar'd, that ainy roomll or .g ise tary prenihscs.
place used as a bakery is in such a state as to be, on sanitary grounds, unfit for use or occupation as a bakery, the occupier of the bakery shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars and on a subsequent conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars.
(2) The Magistrate, in addition to or instead of inflicting such a fine may crder means to be adopted by the occupier within the time named in the order for the purpose of removing the ground of complaint.
(3) The Magistrate may, on application enlarge the time so named, but if after the expiration of the time originally named or enlarged by subsequent order, the order is not complied with, the occupier shall on summary conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars for every day that such non-compliance continues.
84. (1) No room or place on thle same Premnises not
level with the bakery) and forming part of the same tobe used as sleeping
building shall be used as a sleeping place or living place. room unless it is effectually separated from the bakery by a partition of wood, masonry or other substaittial material extending from the floor to the ceilin, and unless it has external windows of at least inme superficial feet in area made to open for ventilation.
(2) Any person who lets or occupies or knowingly suffers to be occupied any room or place contrary to the provisions of this section shall on summary conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding five dollars for the first offence and twenty-five dollars for any subsequent offence.
85. (1) No person suffering from any Person suffer.
infectious or communicable disease or from sores infriseshall he employed in any bakery, not to be
employed.
(2) If the owner of any bakery knowingly employs any person in contravention of this section such person shaldl be liable on summary conviction to a fine tot exceeding fifty dollinrs for the first offence and one hundred dollars for any subsequent offence.




ANTIGUA. 612 Pitblc Heait/. No. 31 of 1i056,
Powers of 86. (1) A public health inspector or
entry and m eca officer of' leienI of' at (1 istrict t iIfor ti e
purpose of the exec~tiori of this Part of this Ordinance, have power to dto all or any of the
following things, mnmely(a) to enter, inspect anid exa mine ,it all retisoiiable times by dav or knight, miv bakery;
(b,) tc ttake with him ,t constble into a bakery ini which he liis reiiSomilall cause to apprehend ani obStrUCtIOn1 in the excuIItion
of his (l11tV;
(c) to make such examination -and enquiry as iniy be necessary to ascertain whether the laws for the time being in force relating to putblc health are complied with so far as respects the bAery and the persons
employed therein.
(2) The occupier of any bak~ry, his agents
and servants shall furnish thie mneans requiire- d by the medical officer of health of a (district or the public health inspector for entry, inspection, examination and enquiry in relation to such
bakery.
(3) Every person w ho wilfuilly delays a
public health inspector or medical oth cer of heAth of a district, iii the exorcise of ainy power undeIr this section or who fails to comply with any requiisition of sitch public health inspector or medical officer of' health of a district in puirsuance of this seet ioti shallI he (leenied to have obstruLcted the public health inspector, orl medical officer or he alth of' the district in the execution of his duities under this Ordiniance and shall be liable on sumrtmarY conviction to a fine njot
exceeldin- tweni v-ti vt dollars.
i~ri, c-ev~~IICE ANni AiE.RATEI) NWATER.
Regnlations. 87. Thi BRoii himayaa t ame regnilat ioi is for
the rohlokviijIg purpose,; or mny oF t hem, that, is
to Say(a) for the registration of all persons keeping cows;




No, 31 of 1956. iubc Health. (03 ANTIO GA.
(b) for the licensing of all I)l ces in
which cows are kept for the sale of milk, and for the preventing of the keeping of
tuberculous cows in such places;
(c) for the licensing of dairymen and
the fixing of fees payable in respect of such
licences;
(d) for the inspection by the Board, of
cattle in dairies, and for prescribing and regulating the cleansing and drainage of dairies and other places in the occupation of persons carrying on the trade of dairymen, and of any pasturage used for the grazing
of cows kept for the sale of milk;
(e) for the situation, construction, water
supply and regulation of dairies and cowsheds;
(f) for prescribing places for the milking of cows;
(g) for the precautions to be taken for
protecting milk against infection or contamination;
(h) for securing the cleanliness of
vessels used for keeping milk for sale, and
of milk therein
( i) for the issue of licences to persons
selling milk to carry on such business and Sto sell, or hawk for sale or deliver milk, and for the issue of badges for persons actually selling or carrying milk on behalf of such
licensed persons;
(j) to compel all persons selling or
delivering milk to carry and exhibit, when lawfully required thereto, badges denoting the issue of such licences, to be supplied as provided in paragraph ( i) of this section;
(k) to charge Iees for the licences and
badges mentioned in paragraphs (i) and () of Lbhis section, such fees to I)e paid into the
Treasury;




ANTIUA. 64 A'11l1ie fLra/ll. N14 of 1956.
(1) for t li cancell-itiori of licences for amy hreaelt of re-ailaiions made under Paagraphs ((I) to (/") ol, this section;
(mn) thie con t rol of ice and aerated water factories and the iuaiicture and sale of
ice anl aeratedI water.
Certain 88. (1) No per~son shall.additions
not to be
made to fiflk, (a) add an v water or -colouring ma tter
Rtid certain
lijflidh not or aiiy (Iricid or condensed milk or liquid to be SOld reconstitute lterefrom, to milk intended
its Tdik'for sale as such -for human consumption; or
(b) add any separated muilk, or mixture of crealn and separated milk, to unseparated
milk intended for such sale; or
(c) sell, or offer or expose for sale, or have in his possession for the purpose of sale, for human consumption mir milk to which any addition has been made in contravention of the provisions of this
subsection.
(2) No person shall sell, or offer or expose
for sale, nuder tie designation of milk auuy liq-,uid in the makini- of which any separated milk or
ainy dried or condensed milk hias been used.
(3) A person who contralvenes any of the
provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offeie nnil shall be liable on surninarv conviction to a flne not exeeecoliiug one h-undred (lolars or to imprisoilnit for a tern not exceedling threeU
inon hs.
Appointment 89. ( 1) It, shall he 1,1 XA ful f or the Governor of milk p oiii-e peso, posiesr) comUanalyst an;1 to ap oint poron pmsesn provision of ptetetit kW)wledi-e, skill an~d ('xplerienee to be
~nstnmens, ilk aInal 'vsts for Ow ti(ol nv p'ov ided al oa vs
that no personi Lppointod to be mljk analyst under tilis sections -Oall 1b (ljrecti Y or indliretlv P1ngdgerel in or connected with tile sale of milkc
during his tenure of such appointment,




No. 34 of 1956. Public tealh 65 AYTGtIA,
(2) Every milk analyst shall be provided at the public expense with the necessary instru. ments and chemical apparatus for the purpose of analysing any milk which may be brought or submitted to him to be analysed. and such analyst shall analyse any milk brought to him for that purpose.
90. If on examination it shall be found Analyst's that the milk has been adulterated or is not certificate when milk
pure, the analyst shall grant a certificate to that found to be effect to the party who required the analysis. impure.
91. For every analysis a fee of one dollar Analyst's fee, shall be paid into the Treasury by the person requesting the analysis:
Provided that where an analysis has been requested b)y a medical officer of health of a district, a member of the Board or by the Govern. ment Veterinary Officer, no fee shall be paid.
92. On the hearing of any information Proof of under this Part of this Ordinance the purchaser conditions of milk at
of any milk alleged to be adulterated shall prove time of sale, to the satisfaction of the Magistrate that such article was delivered to the analyst in the same condition as regards its purity or impurity as it was when received from the seller.
98. On the hearing of any complaint Analyst'se cerunder this Part of this Ordinance the production ifiute ia of the certificate of the analyst shall be sufficient but analyst evidence of the facts therein stated unless the masy bi called defendant shall require that the analyst shall be witness. called as a witness.
94. The Board may at any time enter rower of upon any premises- entry.
(a) for the purpose of inspecting cattle,
and for inspecting the cleansing and drainage of all dairies and other places in the occupation of persons carrying on the trade of dairymen, and otherwise for making such inspection as may be necessary to give
effect to this Part of this Ordinance; and




ANTIGUA. 66 'ItblW, Uealth, No. .31, of 195(,
(b) to enforce obedience to all regulations made under section 87.
Prevention of 95. (1) If at any time disease exists
use of milk among the cattle in a dairy or cowshed or other milk from diseased cows. building or place, the milk of a diseased cow
therein(a) shall not be mixed with other milk;
(b) shall not be sold or used for human food; and
(c) shall not be sold or used for food of swine or other animals, unless and until it
has been boiled.
(2) Any person contravening or counselling
or procuring the contravention of any of the provisions of this section shall on summary conviction be liable for a first offence to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars and for a subsequent offence to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars or to imprisonment for a term not
exceeding three months.
(3) For the purposes of this section
"disease" includesAnthrax
Brucellosis
Cattle plague
Contagious pleuropneumonia
Cowpox
Diphtheria
Epizootic abortion
Foot and mouth disease
Leptospirosis
Mange
Mastitis, all forms
Milker's nodes
Paratuberculosis (Johne's disease)
Q fever Rabies
Rinderpest
Salmonella infections
Ticks fevers (anaplasmnosis & prioplasmosis)
Tuberculosis,




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and any condition whose symptoms include pyrexia, chronic cough or diarrhea and any other disease specified by the Governor in Council by proclamation in the Gazette.
96. T'he Board may make regulations for Regulations determining what deficiency in any of the anonpre
normal constituents of milk, or what proportion evidence of of water, in a sample shall for the purposes of a"Iuteration this Ordinance raise a presumption, until the contrary is proved, that the article sampled is not genuine milk.
97. (1) Every manufacturer of, or dealer Peovisions as in, ice-cream shall, upon the occurrence of any to iceam milk-borne disease among the persons living or cause milkworking in or about the premises on which the bo disease. ice-cream is manufactured, stored or sold, forthwith give notice thereof to the medical officer of health of the district and, if he fails to do so, shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars.
(2) If the medical officer of health of a district has reasonable ground for suspecting that any ice-cream, or substance intended for use in the manufacture of ice-cream is likely to cause any milk-borne disease, hlie may give notice to the person in charge thereof that until further notice, the ice-cream or substance in question, or any specified portion thereof, shall not be used for human consumption and either shall not be removed, or shall not be removed except to some place specified in the notice.
(3) A person who uses or removes any icecream or substance in contravention of the requirements of a notice given under subsection
(2) of this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars.
(4) If on further investigation the medical officer of health of a district is satisfied that the ice-cream or substance in question may safely be used for human consumption, he shall forthwith withdraw his notice, but, if hlie is not so




ANTIGUA. 68 Public Health. No. 34 of 195 .
satisfied he shall cause it to be destroyed, and he shall also cause to be destroyed any other icecream or such substance as aforesaid then on the
premises as to which he is not so satisfied.
(5) Subject as hereinafter provided, where
a notice given under subsection (2) of this section is withdrawn by the medical officer of health of a district or causes any ice-cream or other substance to be destroyed. thie Board shall compensate the owner of the ice-cream or other substance in question for any depreciation in its value resulting from the action taken by the medical officer of health of the district, or as the case may be, for the loss of its value, the amount of such compensation being fixed by the Magistrate of the district upon applications by the owner of such ice-cream or other substance:
Provided that(a) no compensation shall be payable under this section in respect of the destruction of any ice-cream or substance if the Board proves that it was likely to cause any
milk-borne disease;
(b) no compensation shall in any case be payable under this section(i) in respect of any ice-cream or substance manufactured on, or brought within, any premises while a notice given under subsection (2) of this section with respect to anything on those premises was operative; or
(ii) in any case where the owner of the ice-cream or substance in question has failed to give a notice which he was required by subsection (1) of this section to give.
(6) For the purposes of subsection (5) of this
section, the value of any ice-cream or other substance shall not be assessed at a sum exceediug the cost incurred by the owner iii making or purchasing it,




No. 34 of 1956. Public Health. 69 ANTIGUA.
(7) In this section milk-borne disease" means any disease specified in the Third Schedule and any other disease which the Governor in Council may by Order declare to be for the purposes of this section a milk-borne disease.
PART X.
HOTELS, RESTAURANTS AND OTHER
PLACES WHERE FOOl) IS SOLD.
98. (1) The Board may make regulations Regulations. for all or any of the following matters, that is to say
(a) the inspection of hotels, restaurants,
retail shops, and places where any article cooked or uncooked, and intended for human consumption, is sold, exposed or offered for sIle, or deposited for the purpose 4 sale or of
preparation for sale;
(b) the cleanliness ind disinfection of the
premises and of all instruments, appliances, furniture, utensils, fixtures and accessories used in connection with the business carried on in any hotel, restaurant, retail shop or
other such place;
(c) the protection from contamination
by dust, flies, fnd otherwise of all articles intnde, i. exposed or offered for sale for binnm consumuiption in such hotels, restaurants, retail shops and other places;
(d) the precautions to be taken against
the spread o( infection or communication of disease from, to or amongst persons Om such premises, whether occupiers, employees,
emiplovers,. guests or customers;
(e) he painting, varnishing, distempering, or limewashing of the inner and outer walls, and of all fixtures, counters, of such hotels, restaurants, retail shopF and other
places;
(t) the duties of owners and occupiers
with regard to the removal and disposal of all refuse and' waste matters from such hotels,
restaurants retail shops and other places;




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(q) th(m re."t%itionl of retail Shops an1d places where ati V article of food, whether mv)id( M, liqaud, cook-ed or cooked intenhlell for hanconlsuilptionl is S.old.. exposed~ or offeredI fori sa Ice, or decp SI ted for the p xpO se
of sale, or- of preparation for sale;
(hi) the registration of till persons conveyinag or delveri n z from lwtise to lioue, fo~r purposes of sale, stel i or olferi g for sale ontsidle of any buildiigo or in amv ;treet, square or other place, aziv foodstuffs, breadl, cakes, pastry or, other confectionery, c.,ooked food, Sweet d rinkls, ices or other solld or l iquid ref re,.h nienit-; andI the issue of badoes doaiot
imr regristration to such persons;
(i) the cancellation of re-gistrationi for breaches of regulations;
0)the providig that any person registered under ;mn v re ,_ulation Mide under thi iSsection shall carrv and exihiit 1 is badge
of registration wh'len lawfully required;
(k') the charging of fees for the badges mentioned in this section;
(1) the s;ecurin~g of thle clenliness of all persons registeredl under this sect ioui, or emplloyed-in retail shops registeredI under this
Section;
(mn) the securing) of the cleaidin section.
(2) Every regris! rato mu uder subweiion. (1)
of this sectlor Ahull, in less Ca mielled, be atid coitiiei in f~ The fromi the daite of itsi ls;Iie until the 31st day of lDeceiber niet thereafter.
Regulations 99. (1) The Boa~rd niav make regutatimis withi respect for secuiiig the observe iwc of gsiditarv :md( cleaii ly to thle hand- z ncrnetoin'il i
ling, wrap- (01( iio i hll Pratui(cesilviuciuwt5tl ping, etc. of haiidliir wrapping and deli verve of' food sold or fodand thlesale of food intended for sale for human CODII)Iuinpuoi, :111(d ill in the open :onmlectioni with the 4;ale or exira sure for Fiale air
ill tilie opein air of too in Utended "'or hImImIoa
VQJJIIiii MIA lox).




No. 34 of 1956. Public Health. 71 ANTIGUA.
(2) Regulations made under this section may be restricted in their application to the City or to such other parts of or places in the Island as may be prescribed in the regulations.
PART XI.
INFECTIOUS DISEASES.
100. Thle Governor may by proclamation i)eelaration declare any disease (in addition to the diseases of infectious disease.
mentioned in section 2) to be an infections disease or a dangerous infectious disease within the
mineaning of this Ordinance, and so long as the proclamation remains unirevoked, the disease specified therein shall be deemed to be an infectious disease, or a dangerous infectious disease as the case may be.
101. The Governor shall have power- Provision of
isolation
(a) to cause to be provided in such parts hospitals and camps,
of the Colony as he may deem fit, onie or more hospitals or camps for the reception and isolation of persons suffering from
infectious diseases;
(b) to expend from the public funds of
the Colony such sums of money its may be approved by the Legislative Council for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this
Part of this Ordinance;
(c) to do all such other matters and
things as the Governor in Council may deem necessary for the protection of the public
health.
102. (1) The Board shall have the direction Board to deal of all measures dealing with dangerous infections with dangerM 1 ous mntectious
diseases, a ai may make regulations within regard diseases, to the control of any dangerous infectious diseasee for all or any of the following purpose:(a) for the restraint, segregation, and
isolation of persons suffering from any dangerous infectious disease, or likely because of exposure to infection to suffer from any
such disease;




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(b) h11 rena vail to hospital a"nd thle curan ye treatment of persons suffering from
any dangerous infectious aiisease;
()the rem cIhi. ,~ll de"nfIcin an
tain 'of pers: )1ai ~2-M goods, hou es itul other properryv exposed to Infection from aTNn
dangerous, in feetious disease;
(d)- tile speedy 1)vuriail or cremation of thle (lead, and lit such List Mentioned Case
the provision of crennatoria
(e) house to h~ous4e visitationl and inspection;
( I) the provision of medical :iid and accommodation;
(g) the promotion of cleanliness ventilationl -tn( dis"infection)
(h) time pievin tion of the spr~aud of da ageroits i'u eet ii s di s--nes as well onl u he in andI seas and N aters of lhe (J"olonv, and onl the hig h seas within three miles of th~e coast
thereof, !1s On ]lnd:
(i) the doing of any such matter or
thing as may appea-r advisable! for preventing
or checking Such diseases;
(j ) prescribing [)enmlties onl summary conviction not e\,ceedling two hundred and fifty dollars a day fo~r a. continuhinfg offence:
Provided that with respect i(o any hospi tal
or to anly institution for the relief of the sick and de-'stitew, or' ;o anly pat Burt tlieir n thie p)ow~er given by this section shall not, be exercisable by [he Board, but such powers shall be 'exereised by thle
Governor inl Council:
Provided further that In the event of any
im mediate action becomnli', lin the opinic-Ai of the Governor acting( lin hi dis'cretioTn, leceSSaFy to deal with any dangerous infectiomns diseas,-e under tho provisions of this section or of any roula ioTn imade thereunder, anid 4 its not be-ingv iPracicahle, inl the opiniiioni of the ( o ernor, to havte a rucein W' the Board forthwith, cte 6ovor'nor acting, in hi6




No. 34 of 1956. Public fh ,alth. 73 ANTIGUA.
discretion mu iiwr 6w- iiolimg of sticil a
y, p. iiul In I I Z,
meetilify-7 take all such measures and do all such things vxercls all Soc.11 powers. an(l en ov all S t I 1 1 privilege, :m (I ini in 1 ;lltio as-, b(- t t KQJ 1, dollel (Ix, rilli sed, mr eil.loycd iu.y dlt jio;lvd, md -,Lit
!.11d dhllgs alld (.Le exercle ol
powen sliitlll be as effeettlal, v did and protected In all re., if they litid iwen akei,, kime, or
exercised I)Y or timber Ow authority of Ole Board.
(2) Thero maY bv attachvO to arl.y 61,e lcll of 'Irly regulation 111ade lwd ;v this oil SuMillary
;I 1111C DW five hnndre(i dollars
or a term of Imprisojowm with oi- withoLit hard labour not exetedir)", 10011113S.
n
103. For the purpose. of tfiis Part of 66 jioar(i
OcdIrwnce. tho hoard iwiv. *f tjjp\r 11.J1 or,&!r eymv,
lion of works
order timt ti,iv work or milsance, wh](1i u)v peroll in ("PI-taill is require d bv dii, or nny other Ordln Jwi relativity to the pliblic li a;th to w,(A,;,1t(1 or be
executed llm-i r( lovedd lt th ehar ("(, of thc pill-AIC reventw hy anv iwrl )!j ivlioin diey imi v for t1mi.. purpose appoint, 11,141 the exlwllsc incillr(A In the, execution of nch work and in the removed of such nulsince stizill be It debt due to the Crown by any stich person as aforesaid.
104. Whereany imw!teof,mv prelmses -Notifiefition
used for Inumin h;ibitatic-n is suff'eriiw front illv of ifitootion's i-- ,
infections & e'IS 1 01, AW1, tile SvillPtoill-I (;f
which raise a sospicloti tll:tt it may bt-, in lifectiOUS disease, thell thc followillg. P1'oViMQHS ShAl have effect, that is to sayfo tho hend of the. famil.v tci which stich
illinate (in this Part of this, (--h-dinaoce referred to ls the pat iellt ") hebmgs 'ind in def:1111t of tile liewl of tile falnilY the new,(,st relative of the patient, prv eilt in the pret-Illses or being in attendaiwo. on th--, patt-nt and in (kNult of OlCll reL16%, everv ill of or in
atterldvillet, oil ,hw plitielit. and in dt'fault o f !MV Such per on the occupier of tile premises,
as .oon A. ht, hei.oines awfre th!)t the
patieiit is sufrerinl frorn ill inroctiot, die-,tse (V It di (-WW ;iLl ])('ClCd 11) k" 110'CCiiOW-,1 1(1)11 wxlce thereof to the medical officer of llealLb




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of the district where such patient re(sidcs, and such tactical officer siall forthwith send a copy of such notice to the secretary of th.
Board;
(b) every medical practitioner attending on or called to visit the patient shall forthwith, on beco or suspected to be suffering.
(2) Every person required by this section
to give a notice or certificate, who fails to give same, shall be liable on summary conviction to
a fine not exceeding ten dollars.
(3) In this section the expression occupier" includes a person having the charge, management or control of any premises or of any part thereof in which the patient is, and in the case of a house the whole or any part of which is to let to lodgers, the person receiving the rent payable by the tenants or lodgers either on his own account or as the agent of another person, and in the case of a ship. vessel, boat or aircraft the master or other person in charge
thereof.
Form of 105. The Board may prescribe forms for
certificates. certificates under this Ordinance, and any forms
so prescribed shall he used in all cases to which
they apply.
Powers of 106. (1) The Medical Officer of Health,
entry. the medical officer of health of a district, or
a medical practitioner authorised by the Board may at any time enter and inspect premises in the district in which he has reason to believe that any infectious disease exists, or has recently existed, and may examine any person found on such premises with a view to ascertain whether any such person is suffering ,r has siffiered, from any infectious disease, and may also examine any dead body found on such premises, and in




No. 34 of 1956. Public Health. 75 ANTIGUA
the event of admii~on, inspection or examination being, refused, the Magistrate of the district mnav grant a warrant atithorising such entry, inlspection and~ examination, andi on such warrant being exhibited. any person refusing to admit suich MNedical Officer of Health, medical officer of health of thie district or medical practitioner to such premises. or obstritim)g him in making the inspections 01- examination as aforesaid, shall be liable onl siinimarv conviction to a fill( not exceedliii- tenl dol lars f'or every such offence.
(2) ilcli Medical Officer of H1ealth, medical officer of health or thbe district. or medical pract itioner mayv, for the fllirpose of examninationl, order 01ho remnoval1 o1 the bodyv of anly Person suspected to have died of ali infect ionis disease.
(3) For fihe purpose of this section "premiises- nians any dveliing. -,bip. boat, aircraft, tent, van. shaor similar structure used for humilan habitatimn ii like m-anner as nearly ais m-ay v )(-as if it were 'a bilingl but flotlllfl" ill this Ordinance sledil apply to anyv ship, vessel. Iboatt or ircral't 1 e1olio-um- to ier MAjesty the Q Iecnl or' to :1n vl iate thereof, nor to' any ship, vessel or 1b lAtbin u to any foreign govern nient.
107. (1) Where any saitaIble hospital. or Remioval to place for t he receptimn of tHie sick., establishledisato andma ul, Ini d( from)Il ptll~iC fund1(s. iS provided, (nY person who is "liifering- or Suisjectetl to be sufferin- from ani infections disease. and is without ,proper lodging, or accommnodlation,. or is so lodged that proper precautions c-annot be taken for prevenvinlo the spread of disease, or is lodg~ed in anyv common lodging house. or is on b)oardl a sh'ip, Vessel or aircraft, mnay on a certificate sin2'ned by 1 lie Vedlical Officer of Meleti). thle muedicm officer of health of the district or anm m odliical juran itimer antliorised by the Boavd, and with Ithle coiisent of the lJCV5oin5 iii 1ins sectin. nmintinned, be VCOrioved( by order of an hiJ s-kico or MOiagistimh', to such hospital or placev at 11 e cosl of the I oar% I and ouchm person may he ,detained at suich hospital




AN'TG iA. 70 'bJ 11'.110/. N o. '1of 1956i.
oi plc so lii asb continues in ay) in fected
anthorised 1h. thle NI edcal ( )icer of Realth
eiw-edor Niuina anod assitln-n siLtch removal
may for the pturpose of siuch rentoval break into an~v house; or anyv btitildinmz, % latsotveL' and mav break. OpeTi a11' door in any such house or
(2) An order -under this section may be
addressed to any police officer or officer of the Boavd; and any person who w ilfullv disobeys or obstructs the execution of such~ order shall be liale on summary conviction to a line not
exceeding fifty dollars.
(3) In the case of the Hoiherton H~ospital
the consent in this swetioni mentioned ,shall. be that of the medical. supevintemident. t,1ereof, and in the case of any other hospitals or place for the reception of the sick established or main.tained froin public Runds, thait of t he niedical.
offi cer in ii mediated, charge thereof'.
Infected per- 108. (1) A-Tergon who knows himself to nart o be suffering from ain infectious disease, or who is occupation. nursing or attending oni. a case of infectious
disease, sba'1l not milk anv animal. or engage in any occupation connected wvith food, or carry onl anyv trade or business in. such manner as to he likely to spread the infectious disease, andi if hie does s.,o lie shall be guilty of an offence awl liable on suammary conviction. to a flne not exceeding
ton dollars:
Provided that infectiouss disease( "' In this
subsection shall not include dengue, food poisoning, inftluenza, malaria and tetanus.
(2) If any person(a) while suffering front a-i infectious disease, wit fully exposes himself without propeV r j'',' 0ions, ai-miit spreading the disease InI anY .- r pnlic l)lhac(, swop,
hotel or public conveyance; or




o. 34 of 1956. Publi Heath. 77 AN'rii.
(b). being in charge of an v perl so,
suffering, so exposes such sufferer, or causes
such sufferer to be so exposed,
he shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding ten dollars.
109. (1) No person shall give, lend, sell, Infected
transmit or expose without previous disinfection, clothes not to ~be sent to
any bedding, clothing, raus or other things which laundry, eto. have been exposed to infection from any infectious or communicable disease.
(2) No person shall take, send or deliver to any public wash house or to any laundry, or give to any person for the purpose of being washed, any bedding, clothes or other things which he knows to have been exposed to infection from any infectious or communicable disease, unless they have been disinfected to lte satisfaction of the Board or a medical pra.titioner.
(3) If any prson acts in contravention of the foregoing provisions of this sect ion, he shall be liable on summary conviction in respect of each offence, to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars.
(4) The Board may, on the application of any person, pay the expenses of the disinfection of any such bedding, clothes or other things, if carried out by themrn or under their direction.
110. (1) Where the Board, on the certifi- Filthy And cate of a medical practitioner, are satisfied that the dangerous articles to be
cleansing, purification or de-truction of any article purified. in a dwelling house is, by reason of the filthy condition of the article, necessary to prevent injury or to remove or obviate risk of injury to the health of any person in the dwelling house, the Board may cause the article to be cleansed, purified or destroyed at their expense.
(2) Where a person sustains damage in consequence of the exercise by the Board of their powers under this section, and the conditions of the article with respect to which those powers have been exercised is not attributable to his act or default, the Board shall make reasonable compensation to that person.




ANTIGUA. 78 Phlic Ifealth, No. 34 of 1956.
Child suffer. 111. (1) No person, being the parent or ing from having the are or cha,'e of a child who is or has dangerous
infectious been suffering iromin a dangerous infectious disease disease not or has been exposed to infection, shall, after a to attend
school, notice from the medical officer of health of a
district or a medical practitioner that the child is not to be sent to school, permit such child to attend school without having procured from such medical practitioner a certificate (which shall be granted free of charge on application) that in his opinion such child may attend without undue risk
of communicating such disease to others.
(2) The person in charge of a school in
which any pupil is suffering from' a dangerous infectious disease shall, if required by the Board, furnish them with a complete list of the names and
addresses of the pupils.
(3) Any person who shall offend against this
section shall, for every offence, be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty
dollars.
Provisions 112. (1) If any person knows that he is
as to library suffering from a dangerous infectious disease, he books. f
shall not take or use any book or cause any book to be taken for his use from any public or circulating library.
(2) A person shall not permit any book
which has been taken from a public or circulating library which he knows to have been exposed to infection from any dangerous infectious disease, or permit any such book which is under his control to be so returned, but shall give notice to the Board that the book has been so exposed to infection and the Board shall cause the book to be disinfected and returned to the library, or to be
destroyed.
(3) The Bocrd shall pay to the proprietor of
the library from which the book is procured the value of any book destroyed under the power
given by this section.
(4) If any person acts in contravention or
fails to comply with this section, hlie shall be liable on summary conviction in respect of each offence,
to a fine of ten dollars,




No, 34 of 1 965 Publi, lealth, 0 A 'rcti.
(5) In this section the term book inc ide's newspap, rs, magazines and other periodicals.
113. The owner or driver of a public vehi- Prohibiting cle, used for the carrying of passengers at separate onveyance of 11 PerOUSWIth
fares, shall not knowinglyv convey, or any other dangerous person shall not knowingly place, in any such nfectos I-) disease in
public vehicle, a person suffering from any danger- public ous infectious disease, or a person suffering from vehicles. any such disease shall not enter any such vehicle, and every person who shall offend against this section shall, for every such offence, be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding ten dollars.
114. Every owner or driver of a public Penalty on provde or he dsinec-failing to vehicle shall immediately provide for the disinfec- g o
lion of such vehicle after it has to his knowledge the disinfecconveyed any person suffering from a dangerous tion of public ?vehicles. infectious disease, and if he fails to do so he shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not cx(ceeding twenty-five dollars; but no such owner or driver shall be required to convey any person so suffering until he has been paid a sum sufficient to cover any loss or expense incurred by him in carrying into effect the provisions of this section.
115. (1) If any person suffering from a Driver or dangerous infectious disease is conveyed in any oiner of
-svehlicle.
public vehicle, the owner or driver thereof, as soon conveying as it comes to hi- knowledge, shnll give notice to dangerous ...infected
the medical officer of health of the district, and persons to shall cause such vehicle to be disinfected, and if give notice. such owner or driver fails to do so hie shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars; but the owner or driver of such vehicle shall be entitled to recover in any court of competent jurisdiction from the person so conveyed, or from the person causing that person to be so conveyed, a sufficient sum to cover any loss and expense incurred by him in connection with such disinfection.
(2) It shall be the duty of the Board, when so requested by the owner or driver of such public vehicle, to provide for the disinfection of the same




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free of charge, except in cases where the owner or driver conveyed a person knowing that he was
suffering fron a dang eous infectious disease.
Disinfection 116. Any person who hires or uses a public of Public v(hllicle otier t1ha a hearse for the conveyance of velclos it I
used for a person who ha, die i from any dangerous infeccarrying tions (il'ease, without previously notifying the cor)sr).
owner or driver of such public vehicle that the person whose body is or is intended to be conveyed has died from a dangerous infectious disease and, after such notification as aforesaid, the owner or driver of a public vehicle which has been used for conveying the body of a person who has died from a dangerous infectious disease, and who shall not immediately afterwards provide for the disinfection of such vehicle to the satisfaction of the Board, shall be liable on summary conviction to a fin"' of
twenty-five dollars.
Disinfection 117. (1) Where the Board, on the certifiof premises cate of a medical practitioner, are satisfied that the to check or
prevent cleansing or disinfection of any premises or part
spread of thereof or of any articles therein likely to retain
disea, infection, or the destruction of such articles,
would tend to prevent or check any infectious disease, the Board shall serve a notice on the occupier, or, if the premises are unoccupied, on the owner of the premises, requiring the cleansing or disinfection of the premises or part thereof or the disinfection or destruction of any articles therein to the satisfaction of the medical officer of health of the district within a time to be specified
in the no(tice.
(2) If the occupier or owner fails to have the
premises or part thereof cleansed or disinfected or the articles disinfected or destroyed within the time specified in the notice, the same may be cleansed. disinfected or destroyed, by the Board at
the cost of such owner or occupier:
Provided always that if in the opinion of the
medical otcer of health of the district, the owner or occupier is unable effectually to cleanse or disinfect the premnises or any part thereof or to disinfect or detrov such articles, the same may without such notice, be cleansed, disinfected or destroyed by the Board at the cost of the Board.




No. 34 of 1956. Public Health. 81 ATTotA,
118. Any persani who knowingly lets for Penalty for hire any house, room or part of a house in which letting dangarolls infeaany person has been suffering from any dangerous ted houses. infectious disease, without having such house, room or part of a house, and all articles therein liable to retain infection, disinfected to the satisfaction of the medical officer of health of the district, shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars.
For the purpose of this section the keeper of an inn, hotel or lodging house shall be deemed to let for hire part of a house to any person admitted as a guest to such inn, hotel or lodging house.
119. (1) Where either- PowAr of
Magistrate
to order
(a) the body of a person who has died removal
from a dangerous infections disease has been dead body
retained in a room in which persons live or
sleep; or
(b) the body of a person who has died
of a dangerous infectious disease is retained, without the sanction in writing of the medical officer of health of the district or any medical practitioner for more than twentyfour hours, elsewhere than in a room not used at the time as a dwelling place, sleeping
place or workroom; or
(c) where any dead body is retained in
any house or room or ship under circumstances which, if continued may endanger the health of the inmates thereof, or of any adjoining or any neighbouring house or
building; or
(d) any dead body found within the
districts unclaimed or no sufficient person
undertakes to bury it,
a Magistrate may, on a certificate signed by a medical officer of health of the district or other medical practitioner, direct that the body be removed at the cost of the Board, to any available mortuary, and be buried within the time limited by the Magistrate; and may if it is th( body of a




ANTIorA, 82 Public Tealth. No. 34 of 1956.
person who has died of a dangerous infectious disease, or if he considers immediate burial necessary, direct that the body be buried immediately
without removal to the mortuary.
(2) If any person obstructs the execution of
any direction given by a Magistrate under this section, he shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding
fifty dollars.
Bodies of 120. If any person shall die from any
persons dying dangerous infectious disease in any hospital or of dangerous
infectious place of temporary accommodation for the sick, disease in and the medical officer of health of the district or hospital etc.
to be removed other medical practitioner in charge of such only for hospital or place certifies that in his opinion it is burial. desirable, in order to prevent the risk of communicating any, dangerous infectious disease or of spreading infection, that the body shall not be removed from such hospital or place except for the purpose of being forthwith buried, it shall not be lawful for any person or persons to remove such body from such hospital or place except for the last mentioned purpose; and when the body is taken out from such hospital for that purpose it shall be forthwith carried or taken direct to some cemetery or place of burial and shall be forthwith there buried; and any person wilfully offending against this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not
exceeding fifty dollars:
Provided that nothing in this Ordinance shall
prevent the removal of any (lead body from any hospital or temporary place of accommodation for the sick to any mortuary, and such mortuary shall, for the purposes of this section be deemed part of
such hospital as aforesaid.
wake not to 121. It shall not be lawful to hold any
be held over wake over the body of any person who has just body of person -1
dying of died of a dangerous infectious disease, and the dangerous occupier of any house or premises who permits or disease. suffers any such wake to take place in such house
or premises, and every person who attends to take part in such wake shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine of ten
dollars,




No. 34 of 1956, Public Bealth. 83 ANTTrA,
122. (1) The Board may provide nurses Provision of for attendance on patients suffering from any nursing I attendance.
infectious disease in their district who, owing to want of accommnodation at the hospital, or the danger of infection, cannot be removed to the hospital, or in cases where removal to the hospital is likely to endanger the patient's life.
(2) The Board may charge such reasonable sums for the service of nurses provided by them as they think fit.
123. For the purposes of this Part of this General Ordinance, any person authorised to act under the powentrs to provisions hereof or of any regulations made in carry out pursuance of any authority contained in this Part work of this Ordinance may at any), time, with or without assistance(a) enter on lands and buildings and
inspect and examine the same and all things
thereon or therein;
(b) do on any land or in any building
any sanitary or other work authorised or
directed;
(c) generally do, with respect to persons,
places, lands, buildings, animals or things, whatever is necessary or expedient in order to carry out the foregoing provisions of this Part of this Ordinance or any direction or
requirement given or arising thereunder.
124. (1) A person who knows or suspects Trades which that he is suffering from a dangerous infectious persons sUern e ing from a disease shall not carry on or be engaged in any dangerous IInn dnertous
of the trades or callings specified in the Fourth infectious disease shall
Schedule or any other trade or calling which the not carry on. Governor in Council may from time to time
prohibit him from carrying on.
(2) An employer shall not knowingly employ any person suffering from a dangerous infections disease in any such trade or calling.
(3) If the Board suspects that any person engaged in any such trades or callings is suffering from a dangerous infectious disease they may by




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themselves or by their authorised officer enter upon the preiies where any such trade or calling is being carried on and examine the persons
employed therein.
Publication 125. All regulations made under this Part
and effect of of this Ordinance shall when published in the regulations,
Gazette thenceforth have the same effect and operation as if they were enacted and formed part
of this Ordinance.
Special 126. (1) Where the Board shall report to
powers of the Gov
Governor in the GovernorCounoil.
(a) the existence of any local conditions in any part of the Colony tending to endanger the health of the public, and there shall be no means under any existing Act or Ordinance whereby such conditions may be removed or
guarded against; or
(b) that any part of the Colony appears to be threatened with or affected by any formidable epidemic, endemic or infectious disease and that measures of precaution apart from or in addition to the provisions in this Ordinance should be taken with promptitude,
it shall be lawful for the Governor in Council from time to time by Order to direct the enforcement of any measures recommended by the Board, or any other measures that he may deem expedient for removing or otherwise guarding against any such condition and the probable consequences thereof or for preventing or mitigating as far as possible any such epidemic, endemic or dangerous infectious
disease.
(2) Every Order in Council issued under the
authority of this section and all acts done in pursuance of or under the authority of such Order shall be as valid and as legal as if the same was or were authorised in express words by some Act or
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PART XII.
MOSQUITOES AND HOUSE SPRAYING WITH INSECTICIDE.
127. (1) For the purpose of preventing the Regulations breeding of mosquitoes, the Board may make or re-etion
of mosquitoes.
regulations relating to all or any of the following matters, that is to say:(a) the protection of receptacles for
storing water by wire gauze or other efficient
means;
(b) the keeping of premises free from
stagnant water liable to breed mosquitoes, and from articles, appliances, trees or plants which may retain stagnant water liable to breed
Imosquitoes;
(c) the spraying of premises with any
in. ecticide approved 4y the Medical Officer of
Health;
(d) the disinfecting and oiling of cesspits
and the cleaning out of catchpits;
(e) the keeping in repair and free of
obstruction of eaves, gutters, and downpipes;
(f) the cutting down of bush or undergrowth liable to harbour mosquitoes.
(2) The Board shall have powers of entry at all reasonahie times into any premises, dwelling, house, public building, ship, boat or aircraft in order to carry out these regulations.
(3) The Board may declare by resolution published in the Gazette that an adequate supply of potable water exists in any area or district and thereafter make regulations to prohibit the storing of water in barrels, tubs, tins, or similar vessels in such area or district.
PART XIII.
SCHOOL HYGIENE.
128. (1) No school shall be established sanitary unless the Board previously approve of the sanitary control. arrangements thereof, and any school when established and all existing schools shall be subject to the sanitary control of the Board,




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(2) The medical officer of health of a district
or public health inspector whom h, may appoint for such purpose may enter any school premises for tihe purpose of making an examination of the
)pupils or inspection of the school premiises.
(3) The master for the time being in charge
of such school shall afford every facility to the medical officer of health of the district or public health inspector in the furtherance of such examination or inspection.
List of schol- 129. (1) The principal of any school where a, Soo any pu)1i is suffering from an infectious disease where pp shall, if required by the Board, furnish to them in school is within a reasonable time fixed by them a complete suffering from o an infectious list of the nams and addre-ses of the pupils in or disease, attending at the school or any specified department
thereof other than boards.
(2) In this section principal mans the
person in charge of the school, and inchlides, where the school is divi(idel into departments and where there is no single person at the head of the whole school, as respects each department the head of
that department.
Regulations. 180. For the purpose of regulating the
sanitation of school premises the Board may make
regulations for any of the following matters:(a) the lighting and ventilation of classrooms;
(b) the types and sizes of desks, cloakroom, lavatory, watercloset and latrine accommodation and the water supplyV; and
(c) generally for the cleanliness and sanitation of school premises.
Penalty, 131. Any person who contravenes, or fail
to comil)y with or obstructs any officer in the execution of any of the provisions of this Part of this Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence, and liable on sunmmnary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars, or in thie case of a continuing offence to a further ine (,of ten dollars for each
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PART XIV.
RIESTRICTION ON TREATMENT OF VENEREAL
DISEASE AND UNDI)ESIRABLEF ADVERTISEMENTS.
132. A person shall not, unless he is a duly Provention of registered medical practitioner, treat any person for the treatment of venereal
venereal disease or prescribe any remedy therefor, dis,.e oth.eror give any advice in connection with the treatment ithan b?n d uly qualified
thereof, whether the advice is given to the person persons. to be treated or to any other person.
188. No person shall take any part in the Prohibition of publication of any advertisement referring to any advertisem ent1 s relatarticle or articles of any description, in terms which ing to veneare calculated to lead to the use of that article or re l disease. articles of that description for the purpose of treatment of human beings for venereal disease.
184. No person shall take any part in the Prohibitiom of advertisepublication of any advertisement referring to any tiens relatarticle or articles of any description, in terms which ing to certain other diseases. are calculated to lead to the use of that article or diseases articles If that description for the purpose of the treatment of human beings for any of the following conditions namely, Bright's disease, cataract, diabetes, epilepsy or fits, glaucoma, locomotor ataxia, paralysis, tuberculosis, stone, cancer, virility or the lack thereof, sexual impotence.
185. No person shall take any part in the Prohibition of publication of any advertisement referring to any vntarisatarticle or articles of any description, in terms which ing t, abor-el are calculated to lead to the use of that article or tion. articles of that description for procuring the miscarriage of women:
Provided that this section and sections 133 and 134 shall not apply to an advertisement
published by the Board or by any person acting with the sanction of the Medical Officer of Health.
136. (1) If any person contravenes any of Penalties. the provisions of sections 132, 133, 134 and 135, lie shall be guilty of an offence and liable on umlmary conviction(a) in the case of a first conviction to a
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(b) in the case of a subsequent conviction, to a fine not exceeding two hundred dollars, or to imprisonment with or without hard l:1bour, for a term not exceeding three months,
or to both such fine and Isuch imprisonment.
(2) Where a person convicted of an offence as
mentioned in subsection (1) of this section has been within twelve months previously convicted of an offence as mentioned in the said subsection, the court may, if it thinks fit, and finds that such l)erson knowingly and wilfully committed such offences, order that a notice of the facts be affixed, in such form and manner and for such period not exceeding twenty-one days as the court may order, to any business premises or to any stall in any market occupied by that person, and that the person do pay the cost of such affixing; and if any person obstructs the affixing of such notice, or removes, defaces or concedals the notice affixed during the said period, or assaults, obstructs or resists any person dulv authorised to affix such notice, he shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary
conviction to a fine of twenty,-five dollars.
PART XV.
OFFENSIVE TRADES.
consent of 137. (1) It shall not be lawful to establish
Board. or carry on any of the offensive trades specified in
the Fifth Schedule unless with the consent in
writing of the Board.
(2) Every person who establishes or carries
on an offensive trade in contravention of this section shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars for every day on w hich lihe carried it on, whether there has or has not been a conviction in respect of the establishing of the trade.
eg n ations 138. With respect to offensive trades heregoverning tofore or hereafter lawfully established, the Board offensive
trades. may make regulations as to the conditions subject
to which and the place in which such trades may be carried on, in order to prevent or diminish the offensiveneis of the trades and to safeguard the
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P~ART XI.
SLAUGIITERIJOusrES AND) MARKETS.
139. The Botird may pirovidec or license Liesu slaughterfonises, and fr ni and after the provisiUofl Smou of any such sI iiIi ciijus, it shall not he lawful fGr any person to slaagtbtr ivxitin a MaIuis of two viles MWuo ;uiy ;dnal intended for thle food of man except in the slaughterhouse provided therefor; and anyi person action g in contravention of the provisii ns of this. sp-onm shl lihe guilIty of an offetce and liable m sumimary convictikin to a fine not exmea ir ILi h indveil dolL rs fcir each animal. slaughtercdl.
in dIs secton -animal "~ means any hull, qx, bullock, steer', CONNW. hei ft r! calf, slie j J amb. Pig, goat, kid or turtb', and ainy otle uninial which, by proclainatinthfe ( bovertr im Counicil maty declare to be inclaoed in such tern.
140. (1) Thte Board may make regulations Regulatonc. for regulaiti ng tte iisc (if slaughiterhouses. and of all ihuildings, stalls, pens, slaughtering places, or other aIrs t hereofi and~ thle ql imraclies thereto, any lpa~ture's at aclid therketo, and specifically for all or any of the- following puirposes, namnely:(a) for fixNing the toll, rents and other
charge bj hSt e pil t~nreat, and for regulation g the ri _hts and liabhilities oif owners oif any animals brou ght t herein, and tbhe right of accCss to SnCh lageross.and applurtenant grounds or ainy pairt thereof;
(b) for regulating the manlier of occupylag and using such slaughterlIouse, and the inSPecti ll aind slautghteitig of anl therein;
(c) w ith respect to tie licensing 'of
slatighternien and the suispen)sion, revocation
and cancellation of such licences :
(di) fo-r fixing-2 the hours at Wh~ich 'Such
, an lcroilss shall be opened and closed;
Q) Fora fix inrg te houw* "hon, and
preai'iliinn the condiions and rujepiitents udr and sub ju to which, aninials are to be
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(1) for fixing. tile times when, and prk se ri tI te conditions a rd rqnrmn
under aridl sub)ject to which, etircists Iifl( other Parts of any animal slaughtered in such
sian ghterhouse shall be removed therefrom
(Y) for dealing with aniv aIMal which nmay be fomrid to be dfiseascd, a; nd for the
dlisposal of any coiideiined carcas,.e or pr
thereof ;
(ht) for regulating the feeding and wvatering of atinials brott I dit therein) and for
preventing cruel ty therein;
(i) for regulating and fixing the charges for the use of any scales provided ly the
Board;
()for preventig nuisanices atd( obstructions in any Slauighterhouise.s or any part thereof, or the ;ipproahcs thereto, or the grounds around the slaughlterhouse huilhinc~s and for the suirmnary election from such slaughterhouse, ;ipprosclies, or grouids of arly person or persons found fighting or behaving in a disorderly mianner or creating ally
disturbance thiereini.
(2) The Board may make regulattions for the
general management arid control of markets.
(3) Regulations. made unriar this section mayv
be restricted in their applicattion to the City of Saint John or such other parts or lplices in the
Colony as may lbe prescribed in the regulations.
Default of 141. '"here an~y owner makes defanlt in
ownI'ers in complying with anty regu-tlation undcr this section woiga 1a1)- nrg!y duty on hium with respect to any
tions. animal belonging to hi11, it sh;lall be finwful for the
BoardI without prejuadice to th'Ic 'rilt to institute summary proceed igs for the breaceh of suich regulitioms, to uindet-ta ke the execit tiof snueh duty, aind thre expemse- irlirred for thme puirpose shall be a debt due from such owner to the Board.




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142. Where default Is made by any owner Defa,,lt in in payment of all expenses due to thle Board payment Of
ndrthis P)art of this Ordinance it-sbh~ be lwfi epne for the Board to recover such expenses by sumnniat y p~roceedingSI before thle Magistrate or by sale of aniy animal of thle owner then in the slaughterhouse.
PART XVII.
BA RBERS' AND) 'IMILAi{SoR
143. The Boqrd may make regulationS as Regulations. to till or anyv of the ,followNing miiatters relatinigto shops, that is to sav:
(a) the cleanliiess and disifection of the
premises, and of all itistrumnients, ai )1)iaures, furniture, titensils, fixtures, and acc essories useId in or in connection with the businesscarried onin such SLIPremises,
()preetititions against the spread of
in ftcti )n oAr comii nmation of disease from, to or ,imoiigst persi Qf such premises, whletlier occur1 ners, einl~ll er, employees or
custoniers,
(c ) the entry and examnination of such
premises by the Board or duilly a uthorisedi
officer.
Iii tisl secil n the terin 'shop" includes barbers' shops and anIy roomi in mny shop usevd for the pu rpo~se of carryviiigr onl the business of a 4tarber, and also atiy other shop1 oi- roomi, which by proclamatioli, the Governor in Council mAx' declare to be included in such termi.
PARTr xviii.
FACTORIES AND) W ORKS11OPS.
144. The Board inav make regulations as lgato.
to ,ill or a ny of the followingc matters relating to factoreni workshrops, that iisads to sav:(0) the deamiliiess of roonis and freedom
from etluvia;
(b) the remnovai of ref rise;
( entilitibl anad hat
(d1) suficiicC'V, ive 1l lao5itiol) of
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(e) precautions against the contamination o(f any articel of food or drink manufactured or in the course of manufacture for humrnan
consumption;
( f) the registration of factories and workshops.
In thi section"fact ry" ineans any premises wherein, or within the close or curtilage of which, mechanical power is used to move or work any machinery;
" workshop" means any premises, room or place not being a factory wherein, or within the close or cartilage of which, any manual labour is exercised by way of trade or for the purposes of gain, and to or over which premises, room or place the employer of the persons working therein has the right of access or control.
PART XIX.
COMMoN LODGIoNG HOUSES AND BARRACKS.
Return by 145. (1) The owner of a barrack shall,
owner of immediately upon the commencement of this barrack.
barrack. Ordinance, make a return in writing to the Board,
signed by him or his authorised agent, giving the situation and area of such barrack, the number of rooms therein, and his rnme and address, and the
name and address of his agent, if any.
(2) The owner shall cause every room in his
barrack to be distinctly and separately numbered.
(3) The owner of any barrack who shall fail
to comply with the provisions, of this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable on sttnunnary conviction to a fine not exceeding five dollars in respect of every day on which he fails to comply.
Register of 146. The Board shall keep a register in
common lodg. which shall be entered the names and residences of ing houses
and barracks, the keepers of 11 co)nuon lo dgin L houses and the
owners of barracks. anld the situationn of every house and b:arrack, and the number of lodgers authorised under this O)rdinmance by the Board to
be received in any such lodging house.