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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS



by “Authority.
THURSDAY, 28ru DECEMBER, 1950.

No. 109.





Notices.

It is notified for general information
that the Secretary of State for the
Colonies will be broadcasting a New
‘Year’s message to the Colonies on the
Overseas Service of the British Broad-
casting Corporation at the following
times:—

on Ist January:

at 1315 and 1730 G.M.T. in the
General Overseas Service

at 2015 G.M.T. in “Calling West
Africa”

on 2nd January:

at 0245 G.M.T. in
Overseas Service

at 0615 G.M.T. in
Service.

the General

the Pacifie

The Governor has been pleased to
appoint J. H. V. REDHEAD, Esq., to be
a Justice of the Peace, and a Visiting
Justice of the Prison, in and for the
Presidency of St. Kitts-Nevis,

Oolonial Seoretary’s Office,
Leeward Islands,
at Antigua.
22nd December, 1950.

C8.0, M.P. 43/00006,



No. 130.

Appointments and transfers, etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:—

CREQUE, H. O., Junior Clerk, Com-
missioner’s Office, Virgin Islands, to
"be Clerk of the Legislative Council,
Virgin Islands. Dec. 1

No. 131.

The Governor has been pleased,
this day to assent to the following
Acts of the General Legislative Coun-
cil of the Leeward Islands:—

No. 7 of 1950, “The Prison (Ex-
tramural Sentences) Act, 1950.”

No. 8 of 1950, “The Consular
Conventions Act, 1950.”

398.7999
LY§72

No. 9 of 1950. “The Antibiotics
and Therapeutic Substances Act,
1950.”

No. 10 of 1950, “ The Quarantine

(Amendment) Act 1950.”

No. 11 of 1950 “The Magistrate’s
Code of Procedure (Amendment Act,
1950.”

Dec. 20

No. 132.

The following Acts & Statutory
Rules & Orders are circulated with
this Gazette & form part thereof:—

ACTS.

Leeward ieiate.

No. 7 of 1950, “‘ The Prison (Extra-
mural Sentences) Act, 1950.”

No. 8 of 1950, “The Consular
Conventions Act, 1950.”

No. 9 of 1950.
and Therapeutic
1950.”

No. 10 of 1950, “The Quarantine
(Amendment) Act, 1950.”

No. 11 of 1950, ‘The Magistrates’
Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act,
ODOM

“The Antibiotics
Substances Act,

STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.

General Government.

No. 37 of 1950, “The Quarantine
(Amendment) Regulations, 1950.”

No. 38 of 1950, “The Prison
(Amendment) Rules and Regulations,
1950.”

Antigua.

No. 20 of 1950, “The St. John’s
City (Amendment) by-Law, 1950.”

No. 21 of 1950, “ The Saint John’s
City (Amendment No. 2) By-Law,
1950.”

No. 22 of 1950, ‘The St. John’s
City Building By-Law, 1950.”



In the Court of Summary
Jurisdiction of the Leeward
Islands.



ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.
A.D. 1950.

Notice is hereby given that His
Honour the Acting Chief Justice has
appointed Monday the 8th day of
January, 1951, at 10 o’clock in the
forenoon for a sitting of the Court at
which the following causes will be
heard :—

Plaintiff.



Defendant.

Clarence Brown
Charles Cochrane

Joseph Lewis
Walter Warner

Dated this 28th day of December,
1950,

N. A. BERRIDGE,
Registrar,

REGISTRAR GENBRAL’S OFFICE,
ANTIGUA.

In accordance with the provisions
of Section 16 of the Marriage Ordi-
nance, 1923, the following Building
has been registered in the Presidency
of Antigua as Building where Banns
of Marriage may be published.

Pilgrim Holiness Church at Grays
Farm.

Dated this 27th day of December,
1950.

N. A. BERRIDGE,
Registrar-General,



In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.



ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.

Notice is hereby given that in
pursuance of Rules made by the
Chief Justice under Section 16 of the
Windward Islands and Leeward Is-
lands (Courts) Order in Council, 1939,
and duly approved as therein provided
on the 16th day of October, A.D. 1941,
His Honour the Acting Chief Justice
selected for the sitting of the Court in
the Antigua Circuit has appointed the



326
day of the month on which the ensn-
ing Cireuit Court shall sit as follows,
that is to say:—

The Antigua Circuit on Wednesday
the 24th day of January, 1951, at 10
o’clock in the forenoon.

Dated the 14th day of December,
1950.

N. A. BERRIDGE,

Registrar.

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 14th December, 1950.

JOSEPH WATSON & SONS, LIM-
ITED, of Whitehall Road, Leeds,
England, have applied for Registration
of one ‘Trade Mark consisting of the
following:—

QUIX

in Class 47 that is to say ‘Common
Soap, detergents, starch, blue & other
preparations for laundry purposes.”

The Applicants claim that the said
Trade Mark was not in use by any
other person or persons in the Colony
before the date of their said Applica-
tion.

Any person may within three
monihs from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Leeward Islands Gazette, give
notice in duplicate at the Trade
Marks Office, Antigua, of opposition
to registration of the said Trade Mark.

N. A. BERRIDGE,
Registrar of Trade Marks.

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 14th December, 1950.

R.S. HUDSON, LIMITED, of Black
Friars, London, H.C. 4, have applied
for Registration of one Trade Mark
consisting of the following:—

OMO

in Class 47 that is to say Common
Soap, detergents, starch, blue and
other preparations for laundry pur-
poses.

The Applicants claim that the said
Trade Mark was not in use by any
other person or persons in the Colony
before the date of their said Applica-
tion.

Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Leeward Islands Gazette, give

THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.

notize in duplicate at the Trade Marks

Office, Antigua, of opposition to regis-

tration of the said Trade Mark.

N. A. BERRIDGE,

Registrar of Trade Marks.



Vacancies for post of Senior
Masters, Grammar School,
Dominica.

Applications are invited for two
vacant posts of Senior Master, Domi-
nica Grammar School. The school
roll at present numbers 150, and
courses will be offered up to the
Higher School Certificate examination
of Cambridge University.

2. QUALIFICATIONS. Applicants
for these two posts should hold a
University degree and be qualified to
teach (1) Knglish, History, and Latin
and (2) Mathematics.

3. SALARY. The posts are pen-
sionable. ‘The salary scale is $1920
by $120 to $2400. A cost of living
allowance of ten per cent of salary is
also payab, Consideration would
be given t pointing suitable appli-
cants at points in the scale commen-
surate with their qualification and
experience.

4. QUARTERS. Quarters are not

provided.

5. LEAVE. Leave is earned in
accordance with local regulations and
provision is made for assistance to-
wards overseas leave passages.

6. PASSAGE ON FIRST APPOINT-
MENT. The officer’s passage on first
appointment will be paid, as well as
that of his wife and children of school
age, not exceeding four, if they accom-
pany him or follow him within twelve
months from the date of his first
appointment.

7. CONDITIONS OF SERVICE. The
officer will be subject to Colonial
Regulations and local General Orders.

Applications stating the applicant’s
age, qualifications and teaching ex-
perience, and indicating the earliest
date on which he could assume duty,
should be addressed to the Adminis-
trator, Dominica.

J. HAMILTON MAURICE,

EKducation Officer.

[28 December, 1950.

POLICE TRAFFIC NOTICE

TRAFFIC IN MARKET STREET, ST.
JOHN’S, ON 23RD, 26TH & 30TH
DECEMBER, 1950, & IST JANU-
ARY, 1951.

By virtue of the powers vested in
me under Section 78 (1) of The Vehi-
cles & Road Traffic Ordinance No 5
of 1946, I make the following Order:

“No Traffic by wheeled vehicles
will be allowed along Market
Street, St. John’s, between Tan-
ner and Newgete Streets from 12
o’clock noon to 12 o’clock midnight
on the 23rd, 26th & 30th December,
1950 and Ist January, LOL.

“ Wheeled traffic going Hast and
West will be allowed to cross
Market Street between the points
named.”

J. R. A. BRANCH,
Commissioner of Police.

16th December, 1950.



Publications issued from the
Government Printing Office,
Leeward Islands.

ORDINANCES.
Antigua.

No. 8 of 1950, “ The General Loan
and Stock Ordinance, 1950.”
12 pp. Price 3d.

No, 9 of 1950 ‘“* The Aid to Pioneer
Industries Ordinance, 1950.”
11 pp. Price 3d.

No. 10 of 1930, ‘The Tobacco

(Amendment) Ordinance, 1950.’
3 pp. Price 1d.

RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station,









Antigua.
?

1947, 1948, 1949. 1950.
January 3:97 2°82 1°50 54L
February ‘BT cd 2°Q7 2°52
March “59 1°89 5°52 1°58
April “67 “59 3°54 2°44
May 334 280 1:98 2°06
June 1°49 3°38 3°35 166
July 2°97 eS. 2°40 1°85
August 2°50 2°29 O66 10°7h
September 782 3°79 «10°92 634
October 4°28 869 5°85 5A
November “43 3°08 2°69 443
December 23rd ‘14 3°20 1°90 2°58

28°77 3447 4798 46°72









28 December, 1950.] THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. 327

In the Supreme Court of the Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.



ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.

A.D. 1950.

Notice is hereby given that His Honour the Acting Chief Justice hag appointed the undermentioned dates
for sittings of the Court at which the following causes or matters will be heard:—

Plaintiff. Defendant. Date.
Nehemiah Joseph Amelia Richards 4th January, 1951
Hugh Pratt Leonard Barnes 8th January, 1951

John Ireland &

Leonard Samuel
(as trustees of The Antigua Trades
& Labour Union)

Clement De Silva The Antigua Distillery Ltd. 15th January, 1951
Calistus Joaquim Lawrence Gonsalves 22nd January, 1951
William Martin Dennis Dickenson 22nd January, 1951

(as executor of the will of Arthur
Dickenson, deceased)

APPEALS.
Appellant. Respondent. Date.
‘W. L. Maguire Stanley Walter 12th January, 1951

Dated this 21st day of December, 1950.

N. A. BERRIDGE,
Registrar.



ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by E. M, BLACKMAN,
Government Printer.—By Authority.
i

950,
[Price ls. 3d.]





‘No.7 of 1950, Prison’ (Eairamural Sentences),

[L.8:]

z

i I Assent)

5 K. W. Bracksurne,
Governor.

20th December, 1950.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
Nowveot 19508

An Act to provide for the employment of persons
sentenced to short terms of imprisonment on
public works outside the prison.

BE IT ENACTED by the Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands
as follows:—





1. “This. Act may be cited as the seyicon Short title.
(Extramural Sentences) Act, 1950.

=. ln this Act— Interpretation.

‘““Court”” means the Supreme Court of the
Windward’ Islands and Leeward Islands
ora Magistrate’s Court, as the case may be.

“ Extramural Prison Officer”’ means a person
appointed as such in a Presidency by
the Governor and in default of such
appointment means the Keeper of the
Prison to which the persons mentioned
in paragraphs (a), (4) and (c) of section
3 of this Act would be liable to be
committed by the Court.

.8. (1) Notwithstanding any law to the Persons

__— sentenced
. contrary any of the following persons, namely— (euros term

(a) any person sentenced by the Court may opt for
non-residen-

to imprisonment for a term not exceeding Six tial labour in
months; lieu of
imprisonment.

(>) any woman convicted of an offence
which, in the opinion of the Court, is not
a grave offence; ;
(c) any person liable to be committed
to prison for non-payment of a fine or of
a sum of money ordered to be paid in respect
{ of any maintenance,’ affiliation or civil pro-
ceedings, °
may, on the recommendation of the Court, in the
discretion of the [Extramural Prison Officer and

X





LemwarD

_ ISLANDS.



2 Prison (Extramural Sentences). No. 7 of 1950.
with the consent of such person, in lieu of i imprison- : a
ment, be employed on ‘public work outside the
prison under the supervision and control of a public
authority subject as is hereinafter provided.

In this subsection “ public authority” means ~~

any authoritv having municipal or adminjstrative
jurisdiction in any city, town or village and
includes the Public Works Department of any
Presidency. —

(2) Every such person shall be employed on
a daily task which shall be such as can normally
be completed in the usual working day and at the
usual working hours as the [ixtramural Prison
Officer shall direct and while not so employed
shall not be subject to any prison rules.

(3) Every person employed on such labour as
aforesaid shall be required to report daily during
the term of his sentence to the Extramural Prison
Officer or to such person as the Extramural Prison
Officer shall nominate and at such time and place
as he shall direct. -

(4) If any such person fails, without reason-
able cause to the satisfaction of the Extramural
Prison Officer, to present himself at the appointed
time and place or absents himself from his task
without permission or works or conducts himself in
a manner which the Extramural Prison Officer shall
consider unsatisfactory the [xtramural Prison

“Officer may, after due warning, order that such

person shall undergo the confinement to which he is
liable, subject nevertheless to a deduction of the
number of days on which he has completed his daily
task and he shall thereupon be committed to prison
accordingly.
K. W. Bracxsurns,
President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
12th day of December, 1950.

A. E. Prny,
Clerk of the Council.

ANTIQUA.”

Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by F. M. BLACKMAN, Government Printer.—By Authority.

1960,

64/00003—200—12.50. ; (Price 1d,









: No. 8 of 1950, Consular Conventions.

[L.S.]
I ASssEnt,

A
K, W. BLackBurNgE,

Bee Governor.

he

20th December, 1950,
LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 8 of 1950.

An Act to confer upon the Consular officers of
foreign States with which Consular Conven-
tions are concluded by His Majesty, certain
powers relating to the administration of the
estates and property of deceased persons and
to restrict the powers of police officers and
other persons to enter the Consular offices of
such States.

. BE [T ENACTED by the Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands
as follows:— ie

1. This Act may be cited as the Consular
Conventions Act, 1930,

2. (1) Where any person who is a national
of a State to which this section applies is named as
executor in the will of a deceased person disposing
of property in the Colony, or is otherwise a person
to whom a grant of representation to the estate in
the Colony of a deceased person may be made, then
if the Court is satisfied, on the application of a
Consular officer of the said State, that the said
national is not resident in the Colony, and if no
application for a grant of such representation is
made by a person duly authorised by power of
attorney to act for him in that behalf, the Court
shall make to that officer any such grant of repre-

sentation to the estate of the deceased as would be .

made to him if he were so authorised as aforesaid.

(2) Where any person who is a national of
a State to which this section applies—

> UEBWARD

SHAN Ds.

Short title.

Power of
Consular
officers in
relation to
property in
the Colony
of deceased
persons.





Lenwdrp

ISLAND3,

Supplemen-
tary provi-
sions as to
section 2,

: gi Consular Conventions. — No, 8 of 1950








(a) is entitled to any.money or other
property in the Colony forming part of the,
estate of a deceased person, orto receive pay- ,
ment in the Colony of any money becoming —
due on the death of a deceased person; or

(4) is among the persons to whom any
money or other property of a deceased person
may under any Act, whether passed before or
after the commencement of this Act, be paid
or delivered without grant of probate or other
proof of title,

then if the said national is not resident in the
Colony, a Consular officer of that State shall have
the like right and power to receive and give a valid _
discharge for any such money or property as if he-
were duly authorised by power of attorney to act
for him in that behalf:

Provided that no person shall be authorised
or required by this subsection to pay or deliver any
money or property to a Consular officer if it is
within his knowledge that any other person in the
Colony has been expressly authorised to receive
that money or property on behalf of the said
national, =

(3) Notwithstanding any rule of law or
practice applicable to the Colony providing that in
the case of a minority or a life interest administra-
tion must be granted either to a trust corporation
or to not less than two individuals; or that addi-
tional personal representatives must be appointed
ingthe case of a minority or a life interest, adminis-
tration of an estate may in any case be granted by

virtue of this section to a Consular officer alone.

‘ais (4) Notwithstanding any rule of law or
practice applicable to the Colony sureties shall not
be required to an administration bond given by a
Consular officer upon the ‘grant of administration
by virtue of this section.

8. Notwithstanding any rule of law con-
ferring immunity or privilege in respect of the
official acts and documents of Consular officers, a
Consular officer shall not be entitled to any










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No. 8 of 1980. - Consular Conventions: 3

a immunity or privilege in respect of any act done
_.. by: virtue of powers conferred on him by or under

section 2 of this Act, orin respect of any document
for the time being in his possession relating thereto.

4. (1). Subject to the provisions of this

- section a Consular office of a State to which this
section applies shall not be entered by a police
officer or other person acting in the execution of
“any warrant or other legal process or in the exer-
cise of powers conferred by or under any enact-
ment (whether passed before or after the com-
.. .mencement of this Act), or otherwise, except with
the consent of the Consular officer in charge of

that office or, if that consent is withheld or cannot .

be obtained, with the consent of a Secretary of
< State:

Provided that the foregoing provisions of this

subsection shall not apply in relation to any entry
eltected— ,

e

(a) in pursuance of any provision con-
tained in any Ordinance of any Presidency of
the Colony relating to Fire Brigades and
conferring on such Brigades power to enter
premises for the purpose of extinguishing fire
or any other enactment making provision
corresponding with the aforesaid provision;

(4) by a police officer having reasonable
cause to believe that a crime involving violence
has been or is being or is about to be com-
mitted in the Consular office;

(c) by any person entitled to enter by
virtue of any easement, contract or other
private right.

(2) This section shall not apply to any Con-

sular office which for the time being is in the
charge of a Consular officer who is a citizen of the
United Kingdom and Colonies or is not a national
of the State by which that office is maintained.

(3) For the purposes of this section the

expression “Consular office” means any building
or part of a building which is exclusively occupied

/ for the purposes of the official business of a
Consular officer.

Leewanp.
ISLANDS.

/

Restriction of
power of entry
in relation to
Consular
offices,



ee



Lee 4 Consular Conventions. No. 8 of 1950,
SLANDS, - :

Beck 5. (1) In the application of paragraph (a)
tion. of section 19.of the Land Acquisition Act, 1944,
Tose the compensation payable in respect of the acquisi-

tion of any land held exclusively by the Sending
State for consular use shall be paid at the selling
rate of exchange most favourable to.such Sending _
State at the time when such land was acquired.

(2) For the purposes of this section the
expression ‘Sending State’? means the Govern. -
ment of any foreign State with which a Consular
Convention has been concluded by His Majesty
providing for matters for which provision is made
in section 2 or section 4 of this Act.

Application of 6. (1) The Governor in Council may by
sections 2 : te tae :
and 4, Order direct that section 2 or section 4 of this Act

shall apply to any foreign State specified in the
Order, being a state witb which a Consular Con-
vention providing for matters for which provision
is made by those sections has been concluded by
His Majesty.

(2) Any Order made under this section may
be revoked by a subsequent Order.

(3) Any Order made under this section shall
be laid before the General Legislative Council.

es BLACKBURNE,
President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
12th day of December, 1950. :

A. E. Penn,
Clerk of the Couneil.

ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. Buackman, Government Printer.—By Authority.
1950,
47/0006509—200—12.50, [Price 1d.]





No. 9 0f 1950 Antibiotics and Therapeutic: —
2 BR ae Substances,

fia].
~ T Assent,
K. W. BrackBurve,
Governor.
20th December, 1950,

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 9 of 1950.

An Act to regulate the manufacture, importation,
storage, sale and supply of penicillin and other
antibiotics and of sulphonamide drugs and
other therapeutic substances.

BE IT ENACTED by the Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands
as follows:—

1. This Act may be cited as the Antibiotics
and Therapeutic Substances Act, 1950.

2. This Act shall apply to the antibiotics
and therapeutic substances specified in the Schedule
to this Act and to any antibiotic or therapeutic
substances which may from time to time be added to
‘the Schedule by Regulations made under this Act.

8. (1) No person shall manufacture for sale
or supply any antibiotic or therapeutic substance to

LEEWARD:
ISLANDS,

Short title.

Drugs to
which Act
applies,

No manufac-
ture or sale of
drugs without

which this Act applies unless he is the holder of a. «licence from

licence granted for this purpose by the Licensing
Authority.

e

(2) For the purposes of this Act and the
administration thereof in the several Presidencies of
~ the Colony the Licensing Authority in each Presi-
dency shali be such person as is appointed in that
behalf by the Governor.

the Licensing
Authority.



LEEWARD ©
ISLANDS,
Restriction on

sale or supply
of drugs etc.

4

2 Antibiotics and Therapeutic No. 9 of 1950.
Substances,

4. (1) Subject to the provisions of this
section, no person shall sell or supply any antibiotic
or therapeutic substance specified in the Schedule to
this Act or any preparation of which any antibiotic
or therapeutic substance is an ingredient or part
unless—

(a) he isa registered medical practitioner
or a registered dentist or a veterinary surgeon
or a person acting in accordance with the
directions of any such practitioner, dentist or
surgeon, and the antibiotic, therapeutic sub-
stance or preparation is sold or supplied for
the purposes of treating by and in accordance
with the directions of the practitioner, dentist
or surgeon, or

(5) he is a registered chemist and druggist
and the antibiotic, therapeutic substance or
preparation is sold or supplied under the
authority of a prescription signed and. dated
by any such practitioner, dentist or surgeon
as aforesaid:

Provided that this subsection shall not apply
‘to the sale or supply of any such antibiotic, thera-
peutic substance or preparation—

(a) by way of wholesale dealing; or
(4) for the purpose of being exported; or

(c) to any such practitioner, dentist or
surgeon as aforesaid; or

(d) to any authority or person carrying
on a hospital, clinic, nursing home or other
institution providing medical, surgical, dental
or veterinary treatment; or

» (¢) toany government department the
heal of which is in possession of a permit
issued by the Licensing Authority authorising
him to obtain and use for the purposes speci-
fied in such permit any such antibiotic,
therapeutic substance or preparation,



\

No. 9 of 1950. Antibiotics and Therapeutic eg
: Substances.

(2) A prescription signed by any such practi-
tioner, dentist or surgeon, authorising the sale or
supply of any such antibiotic, therapeutic substance
or preparation shall not, unless it expressly so
directs, be dispensed on more than one occasion or
more than three months after thé date on which it
was signed:

Provided that, if the prescription expressly
directs that it may be dispensed on a specified
number of occasions or at specified intervals within
‘a specified period it shall on the last time of dispen-
sing be retained for a period of one year by the
person last dispensing it and be made available for
inspection by the Licensing Authority or by any
person duly authorised by him to make inspections
under this Act.

5. It shall not be lawful to import into the
Colony any antibiotic or therapeutic substance to
which this Act applies unless—

(a) the person is the holder of a licence
granted by the Licensing Authority to import
‘such antibiotic or therapeutic substance; and

(6) the antibiotic or therapeutic substance
has been manufactured by a pharmaceutical
firm approved by the Licensing Authority;
and

(c) the antibiotic or therapeutic substance
complies with such standard of strength,
quality and purity as may be prescribed by
Regulations made under this Act.

6. No person shall store any antibiotic or
therapeutic substance to which this Act applies for
the purpose of sale unless he is the holder of
a licence granted by the Licensing Authority to
store such antibiotic or therapeutic substance and
no such licence shall be granted except on proof to
the satisfaction of the Licensing Authority that the
storage facilities of the applicant are adequate.

7. Licences issued under this Act shall be in
_ such form as may be prescribed in Regulations
made under this Act.

Lemwarb
ISLANDS.

No drugs to be
imported
without a
licence,

Licence to
store drugs

Form of
licence,





ianivann 4 Antibiotics and Therapeutic No. 9 of 1950.

_ ISLANDS. ~- Substances. 6
Cancellation 8. The Licensing Authority may cancel or
of licence. suspend for such period.as he thinks. fit any

licence issued under this Act if the holder thereof
fails to comply with any of the provisions of this
Act or of any Regulations made thereunder or of
any of the conditions contained in such licence:

Provided that on such cancellation or suspen-
sion the licensee may appeal to the Governor in
Council whose decision shall be final.

Sale of drugs -9. No importer of any antibiotic or thera:
Bet asad peutic substance to which this Act applies shall sell.
dentistsand or transfer any such antibiotic or therapeutic sub-
eae stance to any person other than a registered medical

practitioner or to a registered dentist or toa veteri-
nary surgeon unless such person is the holder of a
licence to store such antibiotic or therapeutic sub-.
stance granted under the provisions of this Act.

Right to enter 10. Any person authorised in writing by or
ae on behalf of the Licensing Authority may at any
time between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. enter

any premises in which he has reason to believe that

any antibiotic or therapeutic substance to which this

Act applies is being kept which has been acquired or

is being kept in contravention of the provisions of

this Act or of any Regulations made thereunder, und

may carry out such inspection of the premises as he

may consider necessary, or may require the occupier

or person in charge of the premises to furnish him

with such information in connection with such anti-

biotic or therapeutic substance as he may consider

necessary. Any antibiotic or therapeutic substance

‘in respect of which there has been a breach of

any of the provisions of this Act or of any Regula-

tions made thereunder may be seized by such person ~
authorised as aforesaid and on ‘conviction of the
offender shall be forfeited to His Majesty and shall
be dealt with as the Governor may direct.

Authority to 11. Any person authorised in writing by or
take samples on behalf of the Licensing Authority may require
ec _ the holder of a licence to store antibiotics or thera-
peutic substances granted under the provisions of
this Act to produce samples of any antibiotic or
therapeutic substance to which this Act applies



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No. 9 0f 1950. Antibiotics and Therapeutic 5
' Substances.

which may be in his possession and, on payment of
the current market value of any sample, may require
that it be delivered to him for purposes of assay. If
- any such sample is found on assay to have deteriora-
ted to such an extent, or to contain toxic substances
in such amounts, as in the opinion of the Licensing
Authority to render it ineffective or unfit for use as
an antibiotic or therapeutic substance, or to be of a
lesser degree of potency than it purports to be, the
Licensing Authority may require to be destroyed the
entire stock of the antibiotic or therapeutic substance
in the possession of the licensee which bears the
same batch identification number as the sample:

Provided that any licensee whose entire stock of
antibiotics or therapeutic substances is so required by
the Licensing Authority to be destroyed, may appeal
against such requirement to the Governor in Council
whose decision shall be final.

12. (1) Every container of an antibiotic or
therapeutic substance to which this Act applies shall
carry a batch identification number and the date of
manufacture of such antibiotic or therapeutic sub-

“stance; and the contents of any such container

LEEWARD
ISLANDS.

“Identification

numbers and
date of man-
ufacture on
containers.

supplied by any ‘person and bearing the same ~

identification marks shall be deemed to have been
manufactured at the same time and under identical
conditions until the contrary is proved.

(2) No person shall sell, transfer or dispense
_any antibiotic or therapeutic substance to which this
Act applies after the date of expiry endorsed on the
container thereof, except to a registered medical
practitioner, registered dentist or veterinary surgeon,
who has been informed in writing of such date by
the person selling, transferring or dispensing such
antibiotic or therapeutic substance.

18. Every holder of a licence under this Act
shall keep records showing—

(a) the quantities of antibiotics. and
therapeutic substances to which this Act
applies, which he has imported into the Colony
and the identification marks or numbers of the
consignments}

Licence holder
to keep
records.



Legwarp
ISLANDS.

Authority to
enter and exa-
mine records.

Regulations.

6 Antibiotics and Therapeutic No. 9 of 1950.
Substances. ° ;

(6) the date of the importation into the
Colony of any antibiotic or therapeutic sub-
stance to which this Act applies which he has
imported ;

(c) the names of the manufacturers of
any such antibiotic or therapeutic substance;

(d) the names and addresses of the per-
sons to whom any such antibiotic or thera-
peutic substance has been issued, sold or
otherwise disposed of by him and the quantity
and date of every such issue, sale or disposal.

14. Any person authorised in writing by or
on behalf of the Licensing Authority may at any
time during business hours enter the premises of
any holder of a licence under this Act and call for
and examine any records required to be kept by
such holder.

15. The Governor with the advice of the
Executive Council of the Leeward Islands may, ~
from time to time, make Regulations for the
following purposes—

(a) for prescribing the standard of
strength, quality and purity of any antibiotic
or therapeutic substance to which this Act
applies;

(6) for prescribing the test to be used
for determining whether the standard pre-
scribed as aforesaid has been maintained;

(c) for adding to the Schedule to this

Act ‘any antibiotic or therapeutic substance;

(d) for prescribing the form of licences
under this Act and of applications therefor,
and of notices to be given in connection
therewith;

(e) for prescribing the conditions subject
te which licences may be issued; ’





No. 9 of 1950, Antibiotics and Therapeutic 7
Substances.

(f) for excluding from the operation of
this Act or of any of the provisions thereof,
any antibiotic or therapeutic substance intend-
ed to be used solely for veterinary purposes;

(y) for regulating the storage and trans-
port of any antibiotic or therapeutic substance;

(A) for controlling or prohibiting any
process which may affect the potency, sterility
or toxicity of any antibiotic or therapeutic
substance.

16. Any person obstructing any person
authorised in writing by or on behalf of the
Licensing Authority in the> performance of any
duty imposed by or under this Act, or refusing to
give any information lawfully demanded by such
authorised person or otherwise contravening or
failing to comply with any of the provisions of this
Act shall be guilty of an offence under this Act.

17. Where an offence under this Act has
been committed by a body corporate, every person
who at the time of the commission of the offence
was director, general manager, secretary or other
similar officer of the body corporate, or was pur-
porting to act in any such capacity, shall be guilty
of that offence, unless he proves that the offence
was committed without his consent or connivance
and that he exercised all such diligence to prevent
the commission of the offence as he ought to have
exercised having regard to the nature of his fune-
tions in that capacity and to all the circumstances.

18. Any person guilty of an offence under
this Act shall be liable on summary conviction to
a fine not exceeding four hundred and eighty
dollars or to imprisonment for six months or to
both such fine and imprisonment.

19. This Act shall come into operation on
a date to be appointed by the Governor by procla-
mation in the Gazette.

K. W. Buacksurne,

President =

LEEWARD
ISLANDS,

Offences,

Offence by
body corpor-
ate.

Penalty.

-Commence-

ment.



ene



Lepwarp 8 Antibiotics and Therapeutio No, 9 of 1980.
ISLANDS. : Substances.



Passed the General Legislative Council thig
12th day of December, 1950.

A. E. PEnny,
Clerk of the Council,



SCHEDULE.
1, “ Penicillin ””— ;

which term shall include any anti-infective acid produced
by penicillin notatum whether obtained from penicillin notatum
or not, and any salt or derivative obtained from any such acid,
and any solution containing such salt or acid or derivative.

2. “Streptomycin ”— .
which term shall include all compounds of streptomycin and
all medicinal preparations containing streptomycin,

3. “ Aureomycin ’—
which term shall include all compounds of aureomycin and
all medicinal preparations containing aureomycin.

4, “Chloromycetin ”’—
which term shall include the antibiotic and the synthetic
product of that name.

5. Para-aminobenzenesulphonamide.

Its SALTSs.-
Derivatives of para-aminobenzenesulphonamide having one or
‘both of the hydrogen atoms of the para-amino group or of the
Sulphonamide group, substituted by other radicals.

THEIR SALTS.
The derivations shall include—

Sulphonamidochrysoidin
Azosulphamide
Benzylsulphanilamide
Sulphanilyldimethysulphanilamide
Sulphapyridine
Sulphathiazole
Sulphacetamide
Sulphadiazine
Sulphaguanidine
Sulphamezathine
Succinylsulphathiazole
Sulphamerazine
Phthalylsulphathiazole.





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No. 10 of 1950. Quarantine (Amendment)
[L.S.]

I Assent,
; K, W. BuackBurye,
Governor.
20th December, 1950.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 10 of 1950,

An Act to amend the Quarantine Act, 1944.

BE IT ENACTED by the Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward
Islands as follows:—

1. This Act may be cited as the Quarantine
(Amendment) Act, 1950, and shall be read and
construed as one with the Quarantine Act, 1944,
hereinafter referred to as the Principal Act.

2. Subsections (1) and (2) of section 3 of the
Principal Act are hereby repealed and replaced as
follows:—

“3, (1) For the purposes of this Act,

there shall be a Quarantine Authority in each

Presidency of the Colony.

(2) The Quarantine Authority in each

Presidency shall be such person as may be.

appointed from time to time by the Governor.”

8. The Principal Act shall have effect subject
to the amendments specified in the Schedule to this
Act being amendments consequential upon the fore-
going provisions of this Act.

4. This Act shall come into operation on the
Ist day of January, 1951.

K. W. BiackBuRNE,
President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
12th day of Dececmber, 1950.

A. E. Penn,
Clerk of the Counetl.

Lemwarb
ISLANDS. —

Short title. _

25/1944.

Amendment of
section 3 of
the Principal -
Act.

Consequential
amendments.

Commence-
ment.



Leawagp - 9 Quarantine (Amendment) No: 10 of 19530.
ISLANDS.
SCHEDULE,



In subsection (1) of section 5 between the words “ the

Quarantine Authority” and the words‘ may make Rules”

there shall be inserted the words “ of any Presidency of the ~

Colony” and between the words‘ carrying into effect”
and the words ‘any Regulations” there shall be inserted
the words “in any such Presidency”.

~ In subsection (1) of section 6 between the words
“Quarantine Authority ” and the words “an Emergency ”

there shall be inserted the -words “ of any Presidency of.

the Colony”.

~ Mae ee

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No. 11 of 1950. Magistrate's Code of Procedure

(Amendment).
[L.5. }
| ASsENT,
K. W. Bracksurng,
Governor.

20th December, 1950.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 11 of 1950.

An Act to amend further the Magistrate’s Code of
Procedure Act.

BE IT ENACTED by thé Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands
as follows:—

1. This Act may be cited as the Magistrate’s
Code of Procedure:(Amendment) Act, 1950 and
shall be read and construed as one with the
Magistrate’s Code of Procedure Act, as amended,
hereinafter referred to as the Principal Act.

2. Section 14 of the Principal Act is hereby
repealed and replaced as follows:—

“14, The salary of every Magistrate and
Additional Magistrate appointed to a district
under this Act shall be such as may be®pro-
vided by the Legislative Council of the
Presidency in which the district is situated
and shall be payable out of the Public
Treasury of such Presidency.”

8. This Act shall come into operation on
the 1st day of January, 1951.

K. W. Bracksurne,
President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
12th day of December, 1950.

A. E. PEnn,
Clerk of the Council.



ANTIGUA.

LEEWARD
ISLANDS.

Short title.

Cap. 61.

Section 14 of
the Principal
Act repealed
and replaced.
Salary of
Magistrates
and Additional
Magistrates.

Commence-
ment.

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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT. .

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1950, No. 87...

Tae QuaranTINE (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 1950, DATED
DEcEMBER 27, 1950, MADE BY THE GOVERNOR IN CoUNCIL
UNDER SECTION 4 OF THE QUARANTINE AcT, 1944,
(No. 25/1944.)

Short Title. These Regulations may be cited as the
Quarantine (Amendment) Regula ations, 1950, and shall be read
as one with the Regulations contained in the First and Second
Schedules to the (Quarantine Act, 1944 hereinafter in these
Regulations referred to as “the Act”.

2. Amendment of First Schedule. The First
Schedule to the Act is hereby amended as follows:—

(i) In regulation 2 in the definition of ‘ Quarantine
Authority ” there shall be inserted between the
word ‘“‘ established ” and the word ‘‘ under” the
words “in respect of each Presidency of the
Colony”.

(ii) In regulation 48 the word “ Presidency ” shall
be SbsHeated for the word “ Colony” wherever
it occurs.

3. Amendment of Second Schedule. The
Second Schedule to the Act is hereby amended as follows:—

(i) In regulation 2 in the definition of “ Quarantine
Authority” there shall be inserted between the
word “established”? and the word “under”
the words ‘in respect of each Presidency of the
Colony”.

(ii) In regulation 13 for the word .‘ Colony”
appearing after the words “landing in the”
there shall be substituted the word “‘ Presidency”.





(iii)

(iv)

2

In subregulation (1) of regulation 22 there
shall be substituted for the words “‘the Colony” at
the end thereof the words “any Presidency of
the Colony ”’.

In subregulation (2) of the said regulation
there shall be substituted for the word “Colony”
the word “ Presidency ”.

In regulation 30 there shall be substituted for
the words “the Colony” the words ‘“ the
several Presidencies of the Colony ”.

4, Commencement. These Regulations shall come
into force on the 1st day of January, 1951.

Made by the Governor in Council this 27th day of
December, 1950.

A, E. Penn,
Clerk of the Council.

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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
: GENERAL GOVERNMENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1950, No. 38.

PRISONS.

Tue Prison (AMENDMENT) Rutes ann Recurarions, 1950,
pATED DECEMBER 27, 1950, MADE BY THE GOVERNOR
IN COUNCIL UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 6 OF
tue Prisons Act (Cap. 85).

1. Short Title. These Rules may cited as the Prison
(Amendment) Rules and Regulations, 1950.

The Rules and Regulations for the Government of Prisons
made by the Governor in Council on the 18th day of August
1909 and any amendments thereto are hereinafter called the
Principal Regulations.

2. Substitution of Schedule A. For Schedule
“A” of the Principal Regulations the Schedule hereto shall
be substituted.

3. Revocation. The Prisons Rules and Regulations
Amendment Rules, 1934 (S.R.& O. 1934 No. 5) are hereby
revoked. :

4. Commencement. These Rules shall come into
operation on the Ist day of January, 1951:

Made by the Governor ‘in Council this 27th day of
December, 1950. ‘
A. E. Penny,
Clerk of the Council.



2

SCHEDULE.

“SCHEDULE A .
DAILY DIETARY SCALE LEEWARD ISLANDS PRISONS,

(1) ORDINARY DIET
(a) Week-Days
(i) Early Parade (6.15 a.m.)
6 ounces Bread
14 » Sugar
2 » Milk
4 ounce Cocoa.
Limes if obtainable shall be issued at Early Parade
three times weekly,

(ii) Forenoon Parade (10 a.m.)
4 ounces Bread
1} » Sugar
1 pint Porridge.

(6) Sundays (8 a.m.)
8 ounces Bread
2 » Milk
3 » Sugar
4 ounce Cocoa

(2) DINNER
Two days a week: 8 ounces Fresh Soup Meat
18, ~— Potatoes
4 » Beans or Peas or 8 ounces Green
Vegetables
1 ounce Flour.

Three days a week: 5 ounces Salt Fish
9 », Cornmeal
1}, »=- Sugar
For 9 ounces Cornmeal there may be given as substitute either

5 ounces Rice or 26} ounces Plantains.

Two days a week: 10 ounces Bread
4 ,, . Peas
1 ounce Salt Pork (without bone)
1 ,, Rice or 4 ounces Potatoes.

(3) PUNISHMENT Drier (under Regulation 55)
(a) Breakfast
8 ounces Bread daily

(v) Dinner _
8 ounces Bread daily.”



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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
i ANTIGUA.
STATULTOKY RULES AND ORDERS.
1950, No. 20.
SAINT JOHN’S CITY COMMISSIONERS.

Tue Sr. Jony’s City (AMENpMENT) By-Law, 1950, MADE BY
THE Saint Joun’s Crry COMMISSIONERS UNDER THE SAINT
JoHN’s Ciry Oxpinancr, 1907 (No. 1 oF 1907) as
AMENDED.



1. Short Title. This By-Law may be cited as the
St. John’s City (Amendment) By-Law, 1950, and shall be read
as one with the St: John’s City By-Laws (S.R. & O.
1927, No. 21) as amended, hereinafter called the Principal
By-Laws.

2. Amendment of Principal By-Laws. By-Law
No. 12 of the Principal By-Laws is hereby amended by the
insertion after section (81) thereof of the following section:—

‘“¢(§2) The provisions of sections (20), (21), (26), (28)
to (34) inclusive, (36), (37), (42), (47) and (58) shall
apply to and have force and effect’ within the City and an
area of one mile beyond the limits of the City.”

3. Repeal of By-Laws. The Electric Light Wiring
By-Laws, 1934 (S. R. & O. 1934, No. 9) are hereby repealed.

Made by the City Commissioners this 8th day of Novem-
ber, 1950.

Sypney T. CHRISTIAN,
: Chairman.

Approved and confirmed by the Legislative Council the
2ist day of December, 1950.

G. A. Turrou,
Clerk of the Cowneil.

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ANTIGUA.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1950, No. 21.

Tue Saint Joun’s Crry (AMENDMENT No. 2) By-Law, 1950,
parkD DeceMBER 13, 1950, ORDAINED BY THE SAINT ;
Joun’s Ciry ComMMIssIoners UNDER THE Saint JoHN’s
Crry Orpinancr, 1907, (No. 1 oF 1907), AS AMENDED.

oes

1. Short Title. This By-Law may be cited as the
Saint John’s City (Amendment No. 2) By-Law, 1950, and
shall be read as one with the Saint John’s City By-Laws
(S. R. & O. 1927, No. 21) as amended, hereinafter called the
Principal By-Laws. ‘



2. Amendment of Principal By-Laws. By-Law
17 (8) of the Principal By-Laws is hereby amended by the
deletion of the figures “48” in the last line thereof and the
substitution therefor of the figures “24”,

Made by the City Commissioners this 13th day of Decem-
her, 1950.

Sypney T. Curistian,
Chairman.

Approved and confirmed by the Legislative Council this
21st day of December, 1950.

G. A. Txrsov,
Clerk of the Council.





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STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
| 1950, No. 22. |

Taal

SAINT JOHN’S CITY COMMISSIONERS.

THE St. JOHN’S CITY BUILDING By-Law, 1950, MADE BY THE SAINT
JOHN’S CITY COMMISSIONERS UNDER THE SAINT JOHN’S CITY
ORDINANCE, 1907 (No. 1 oF 1907) AS AMENDED.



1. Short Title. This By-Law may be cited as the St. John’s
City Building By-Law, 1950, and shall be read and construed ag one -
with the St, John’s City By-Laws, (8. R. & O, 1927, No, 21), as
amended. ae

2. Interpretation. ‘In this By-Law, unless the context other-
wise requires;

“building ” includes any permanent structure whatsoever.

‘“‘City Commissioners” include the City Clerk whenever thereunto
authorised by the City Commissioners to act on their behalf,

“dwelling house’ means a building used, constructed or adapted
to be used for human habitation and, in the case of a building
used partly as a dwelling house and partly for other purposes,
that part used as a dwelling house.

“new building ” means—
(a) an entirely new erection;

(b) any building re-erected after having been 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.

- 3. Application to build or to remove building. (1) Every
person intending to erect a new building, or to reconstruct, add to
remove or alter a building, shall apply in writing to the City Commis-
sioners. The application shall be in the appropriate Form set out in
the First Schedule to this By-Law.



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‘ (2) Such application shall be in-duplicate and shall be accompanied
by two copies of the plan of the building it is proposed to erect, recon-
struct, add to, femove or alter. The plan shall show that the building
complies in every material particular with the requirements of this
By-Law.

(3) The particulars shall in@lude the type of building materials to
be used, mode of drainage, sanitary accomodation and water supply.

(4) The plans shall be drawn. to a scale of eight feet to one inch
and shall show a plan of every floor and sections sufficient to indicate
the construction of every part of the building.

(5) The plans shall be accompanied by a block plan of not less
than forty feet to one inch showing the general location of the
building and the boundaries of the building.site, and in addition, if so
required by the City Commissioners the block plan shall show lines of
drainage and water connections, and the level of the lowest floor of
such building in relation to the levels of the street or road abutting
thereon and of grounds belonging thereto.

_ (6) An application to remove a building shall state the present site
of the building and the site where it is intended to be erected.

' (7) No erection of, reconstruction of, addition to, removal of,. or
alteration to a building shall be commenced before the approval of the
City Commissioners is obtained.

4. Approval of plans. (1) The City Clerk shall within thirty
days after the delivery of such application signify in writing the City
Commissioners’ approval or disapproval of the application. In the
case of disapproval, he shall give reasons or specify what alterations
,are required.

(2) In those cases where the approval of the Central Housing and
Planning Authority is required, the City Clerk shall inform the
applicant in writing that this approval has been sought, and shall -
inform the applicant of the decision of the Central Housing and
Planning Authority within seven days after its receipt by him.

5. Commencement of work. (1) If the work is not com-
menceéd within six months of notification of approval, then the approval
shall be deemed to have lapsed.

(2) Every person who intends to execute work to which this By-
law applies shall deliver to the City Clerk a notice in writing specify-
ing the date on which such work will commence with a description of
the work to be undertaken.

6. Free Access to City Commissioners for Inspection.
Every person who executes work to which this By-law applies’ shall
afford the. City Commissioners, or their authorised employees or agents,
free access to the work for the purposes of inspection at all reasonable *
times during the execution of the work.

7. Notice of Completion of Work. Every person who
executes work to which this By-law applies shall give notice of comple
tion to the City Clerk in writing within fourteen days after the
completion of the work,



8

8. Persons to rectify departures from By-Law. (1) Any
person who executes work to which this By-Law applies and who
receives from the City Clerk notice in writing at any reasonable time
during the progress or after the completion of the work specifying any
matters in respect of which the erection or execution may be in contra.
vention of this By-Law and requiring such person, within a time speci-
fied, to cause anything done contrary to the provisions of this By-Law
to be amended, or to do anything which by any such provision may be
required to be done, but which has been omitted to be done, shall, within
the time specified, comply with the several requirements and shall
deliver to the City Clerk, within a reasonable time, a notice in writing
of the completion of such work, |

’ (2) In the case of non-compliance with the requirements of the
aforesaid notice, it shall be lawful for the City Commissioners to
execute the works required and it shall be lawful for the City Clerk
on their behalf to recover the cost from the defaulting party as
a civil debt, :

9. Area of Building Plots, Building plots shall be of an area
to accord with the requirements laid down in any Statutory Scheme
adopted under the Town and Country Planning Ordinance, 1948,
or the Slum Clearance and Housing Ordinance, 1948. Where these
do not apply, then no lot shall be less than two thousand square feet
in area, with a frontage of not less than forty feet, .

Provided that the City Commissioners may if they consider fit in
any particular case involving re-erection of a building on an existing
plot, or the resiting of buildings in an existing built-up area, consent
to a smaller area with a corresponding diminution of frontage.

10. Coverage of Building Plots. Plots shall contain not
more than one dwelling house, and site coverage shall conform to the
requirements of the zoning clauses of any Statutory Scheme adopted
under the Town and Country Planning Ordinance, 1948, or the Slum
Clearance and Housing Ordinance, 1948. Where these do not apply,
the area for living purposes shall cover not more than one-third of the
area of the plot. Out-houses not used for living purposes including
kitchens, lavatories and garages may be allowed provided that the
total area of the dwelling house and out houses does not exceed
“one-half of the total area of the plot.

1l. Building Lines. Buildings, or any part of a building, shall
not project beyond a prescribed building line as indicated in either the
zoning or planning clauses of any Statutory Scheme adopted under the
Town and Country Planning Ordinance, 1948, or the Slum Clearance
and Housing Ordinance, 1948, or the provisions if any applying to
streets in any By-Law. Where such provisions do not apply the
building line shall be at least six feet from the road or street edge, curb
or back of footpath or verge, and the City Commissioners may allow
steps to encroach ‘beyond this line up to a maximum of two feet
provided that in their opinion guch projection would not constitute
a danger.

12. Space around Buildings. Every building ghall have an
open space of at least twenty feet in front extending the whole width
of the building and measured from the front of the building to the |



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boundary of any land or premises immediately opposite. An open
space to the rear of each dwelling shall be maintained and shall extend
the whole width of the building and shall not be less than eight feet in
depth and at least two-thirds the height of the building from ground to
eaves: -

Provided that in the ease of buildings containing exclusively or
on the ground floor premises of a commercial nature the above require-
ments may, in the discretion of the City Commissioners, be reduced.

13. Distance of Building from Side Boundaries. (1) A build-
ing shall not be nearer to the side boundaries of its plot than six feet
from.the eaves. In the case of semi-detached buildings or rows of con-
nected buildings, the group of buildings shall be regarded as one
building.

(2) A building shall not be nearer to ‘a building on an adjoining
plot than twelve feet measured from the eaves of the one building to
he eaves of the other building:

Provided that the City Commissioners may in their discretion on
special grounds waive this requirement.

14. Provision for clear space on Building Site. There
shall be a clear space of not less than two hundred square feet on
every building site, which clear space shall have no dimension less
than eight feet and shall abut or be connected to a street by an open
passage or the like.

15. Open Space around Buildings to be Free of Erection.
The prescribed open space around a building shall be free of any
erection above ground level except a fence or a wall not exceeding -
geven feet in height or a step or other like projection, or an outhouse
-or sanitary convenience in the rear of the building, as approved by the
City Commissioners.

In the case of irregularly shaped sites where the dimensions out
lined above cannot be obtained throughout the entire width of the
building, it shall be sufficient if the mean distance across the open space
corresponds with that proposed above.

16. Construction of Buildings. All buildings intended for
human habitation shall be constructed with materials of a sound and
durable nature and put together in a proper manner to the satisfaction
of the City Clerk Nostraw-covered house shall be erected in any area
under the control of the City Commissioners.

17. Foundations. Foundations shall be constructed in a proper
manner to the satisfaction of the City Clerk.

18. Damp-Proof Course. Every building shall, where con-
gidered necessary by the City Commissioners, have a damp-proof course
of a durable material which is impervious to moisture, to be placed
throughout the thickness of the wall and not nearer to the ground than
six inches.

19. Party Walls. Where semi-detached or row houses are built,
the individual dwellings shall be separated by a wall constructed in
gound and incombustible materials. The wall shall be carried up the
full height to at least the underside of the roof covering, and shall
contain no openings; and no timber beams, plate or purlin gaining
support- from such wall shall be allowed to penetrate more than
one-third the thickness of the wall.



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20. Height of Rooms. Every building intended for human
habitation shall—

(i) If of one storey, be not less than eight feet six inches in
height from floor to ceiling or to lowest part of roof.

(ii) If of two. storeys or more, have the lowest. storey not less
than eight feet six inches and the height of each of the
upper storeys at least: eight feet from floor to ceiling or
lowest part of roof; provided that no roof rafters or other
such structural members shall come within less than six
feet six inches of the floor,

21. Level of Ground Floor. Every new building intended for
use as a dwelling house shall, if the floor is to be constructed in timber,
have the level of the lowest’ floor raised from the ground at least two
feet and firmly supported on masonry or concrete with proper and
sufficient ventilation beneath the floor. If the floor is to be constructed
in concrete, the floor level shall be a minimum of six inches above the
surrounding ground level.’ This height shall be measured from the
highest point of the surrounding ground. ,

22. Area of Rooms. The total floor area of habitable rooms
(excluding kitchens) in any one house shall not be less than one
hundred and ninety-two square feet and no habitable room shall be
less than eighty square feet: ’

Provided that the City Commissioners may if they consider it fit
in any particular area allow the erection of a limited proportion of one-
roomed houses with a floor area of not less than one hundred and
twenty square feet. i

23. Ventilation. Each habitable room shall have at least fifty
square inches of unobstructed opening asa permanent ventilator connect-
ed directly with the external air and ghall also have a window’or windows

opening directly on to the external air, the area of which shall not be

less than one-tenth the floor area of the room. Windows shall be so
constructed so as to allow an area to open not less than one-twentieth
the floor area of the room.

24. Windows opening into an enclosed or partially
enclosed Court. Windows opening. into an enclosed or partially
enclosed court or light-well shall be so constructed that the top of the
windows shall not be lower, from the top of the opposite wall, than
twice the distance measured from the window horizontally across the
court or light-well to the wall opposite. -

25. Means of Escape. All buildings three storeys or more in
height where used for purposes other than private residences shall be
provided with alternative means of escape from the third and higher
storeys, and shall be constructed ina manner appro by: the City
Commissioners.

26. Erections projecting over Footways. Every ~blind,
shade, awning, showboard, projecting sign, &c., projecting into the
street shall not be lower than eight feet above the footway, and
every gallery, verandah, balcony or hood shall be so constructed that no



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part of the supporting bracket or cantilever beams shall be less than
eight feet from the level of the footway, nor shall-any such erection
project further than the vertical projection of the curb of the footway.
Any wires, aerials, rails, beams, &c., intended to span the width of the
street shall be at least sixteen feet above the crown of the carriageway.

27. Construction of Kitchen. The external wall of every
kitchen and the partitions shall be built of concrete, gtone or other
incombustible material. The floor of any kitchen or of any building in
which fire is intended to be used shall be tiled, paved or concreted or
otherwise made fireproof to the satisfaction of ‘the City Commissioners.
The chimney of every kitchen or building shall be carried up to such.
height above contiguous roofs or buildings as the City Commissioners
may specity when granting the application, and the roof shall be
constructed of fire-proof materials to the satisfaction of the City
Commissioners.

28. Water Closets.. Water closets in dwellings shall not open
off a kitchen, larder or habitable room except when the room is used
solely for sleeping purposes, unless separated by a ventilated lobby.
Water closets shall have an external wall with a window of not less
than two square feet opening directly into the external air, or be
mechanically ventilated and lighted to the satisfaction of the City
Commissioners. Water closets shall discharge into a septic tank or
sewer and shall be constructed to the satisfaction of the City Commis-
sioners. :

29. Earth Closets and Bucket Latrines. Earth closets and
bucket latrines shall be entered only from the external air, They shall
be properly lit and ventilated, with floors of a non-absorbent material
laid to falls and at least three inches above ground. ‘he receptable for
feecal matter shall be of a non-absorbent material and of a capacity not
exceeding two cubic feet. Harth closets shall be at least forty feet

‘away from any well in order to avoid pollution, and twelve feet from
any dwelling,

30. Septic Tanks and Urinals. No septic tank or urinal shall
be erected except with the approval of the City Commissioners and in
accordance with specifications prescribed by the City Commissioners.
The provisions of section 28 shall apply to all urinals installed in any
premises. ; ;

31. Garages. Garages shall be made of concrete, stone, iron or
some fire resisting materials as far as practicable, and to the satisfaction
of the City Commissioners. -

32. Drains and Sewers, Every drain or private sewer con-
structed in connection with a building shall be constructed to the satis-
saction of the City Commissioners.

33. Drainage of Site. (1) No new building shall have the
underside of the lowest floor at such a level as will render it liable to
flooding nor shall the building be constructed go that the site thereof
cannot be efficiently and properly drained to the satisfaction of the
City Commissioners, ;



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(2) The owner or agent of any building in connection with which
there is an open space shall wherever in the opinion of the City
Commissioners it is necessary, raise the level of such open space with
gravel or approved dry soil to such a level as the City Commissioners
may direct to ensure good drainage and shall, when directed by the
City Commissioners, pave any yard or open space.

34. Surface Drains. -Every person who shall erect a new
building shall provide in connection therewith good and sufficient
surface drains, constructed and graded to the satisfaction of the City
Commissioners, delivering into the drain of an adjacent street, or such
other drain as the City Commissioners may direct; and all yards, open
spaces and passages appurtenant to or used in connection with a new
building shall be drained in a similar manner. a

35. Roof Water Drains. aAfy owner of premises abutting on
to a street shall construct and maintain in good condition all rainwater
down-pipes, channels or gutters so that no surface water from the roof
go far as is reasonable shall flow on, to or over a footpath.

36. Water Supply. The City Commissioners shall require to
be satisfied that an adequate and safe supply of water is available with-
in all buildings or within a reasonable distance thereof.

37. Power to alter or demolish Buildings. Where any
building by reason of want of repair, faulty construction or lack of
conformity with the provisions of this By-Law is, in the opinion of the
City Commissioners, ina dilapidated condition or in such a state as to
be likely to endanger life or property, the City Commissioners may by
notice in writing order the owner or occupier or person in charge
thereof to alter, repair or demolish the said building within a specified
time. :

38. Erection of Fences. The City Commissioners may also
by notice in writing order the owner or person in charge of—

(a) any premises, to enclose and keep enclosed his premises
in manner to be approved by the City Commissioners;

(b) any vacant lot of land or open space adjoining any street
or public place, to erect and maintain a tidy and substantial fence
between his land and the street or public place;

_ within a period of six weeks from the date of such notice or such
lesser period as the City Commissioners might deem sufficient for the
purpose.

39. Procedure in event of Non-Compliance with Order.
(1) If the order referred to in section 37 or 38 is not complied with
within the time specified in the notice the City Clerk may enter upon
the premises where the building is situate and carry out the necessary
work and charge the cost thereof to the owner; provided that where
the owner or occupier or person in charge thereof through reasons of
poverty is unable to accomplish the work so ordered, the City Commig-
“a oners shall themselves bear the cost of the work,



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(2) Except where otherwise provided, all expenses incurred by the —
City Clerk in carrying out such an order under section 37 or 38 of this 2
By-Law shall be deemed to be a debt due from such owner or other
person to the City Commissioners and shall be recoverable by the City
Clerk on their behalf in the same way as an ordinary civil debt:

Provided that where any building has been demolished by the City
Clerk the materials arising from the demolition thereof may be sold
and the proceeds of sale paid to the owner of the building after deduct-
ing therefrom the expenses incidental to the demolition, removal and
sale.

40. Factories. Any person intending to erect any factory, work-
shop or bakery or converting any building or part of a building into a
factory, workshop or bakery, shall be required to satisfy the City Com-
missioners that the operation of such a factory, workshop or bakery
will not create a risk of fire in the locality, produce noxious or offensive
odours or trade wastes, or produce smoke or soot in such quantity as to
be a nuisance. or dangerous to property. The installation of any machin-
ery or other device in any building for carrying on a factory, work-
shop or bakery shall be deemed to be an addition to a building within
the meaning of section 3 of this By-Law.

41. Protection against Fire. (1) No motor-vehicle or combus-
tible commodity shall be kept in any garage any portion of ‘which is sit-
uated underneath a building except with the special permission of the
City Commissioners and subject to such conditions as they may’
prescribe.

(2) Where in the opinion of the City Commissioners any garage,
by reason of the materials whereof the same is constructed or by reason
of its proximity to any other building, shall be in such a condition as to
create a danger from fire emanating in such garage, the City Commis-
sioners may by notiee in writing to the owner or occupier of such a
garage order him on or before such date as they shall think fit to put
such said garage into such eondition as will in their opinion obviate
such danger; and until the necessary additions or reconstructions to the
said garage are carried out to the satisfaction of the City Commissioners
the owner or occupier of the garage shall not keep or be concerned in
keeping or cause to be kept therein any motor-vehicle or any combus-
tible commodity,

(3) Where in the opinion of the City Commissioners any kitchen,
bake-house, blacksmith-shop, or mariufactory, by reason of the materials
whereof the same are constructed or by reason of their proximity to
to any other building, sha}l be in such a condition as ta create a danger
from fire emanating in such kitchen, bake-house, blacksmith-shop, or
manufactory, the City Commissioners may, by a notice in writing to
the owner or occupier thereof, order him to do, within such time as they
shall think fit, all such additions and reconstructions as they shall deem
necessary for the purpose of safeguarding the City in the event of fire;
and if the owner or occupier fails to carry out all such additions and
reconstructions as aforesaid he shall be guilty of an offence against this
section; and further the City Commissioners may enter on such premises
and carry out any works which they may deem necessary for the purpose
aforesaid, and may recover the costs thereof together with the costs of
suit as a civil debt before a Court of competent jurisdiction, ,





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(4) For the purpose of this By-Law the term“ garage” shall include
any building in which a motor-vehicle is kept:

42. Use of Building not without sanction of City Com-
missioners. The use to which a building is put shall not be changed
nor shall the building be used for a different purpose than that speci-
fied when the application to build or alter was granted without the
prior sanction of the City Commissioners.

43. Notice of intention to develop private Schemes.
(1) Where any owner intends to develop any area, or to sell or lease
any lands for purposes of development he shall give notice in writing of
such intention to the City Commissioners and the notice shall be accom-
panied by a plan drawn to the scale of not less than forty feet to one
inch.

(2) The plan shall contain the following information:—
(a) North point;
(b) Widths of streets;
(c) Levels of streets in relation to surrounding land;
(d) Number and area of building lots;
(e) Building lines intended;

(f) Services such as water, sewage, lighting, direction of drain-
age.

(3) For the purpose of this section :—

(a) Any sale or lease of land, of an area not exceeding one
acre, to which has not been extended the City amenities shall be
presumed to be a sale or lease of land for purposes of development:

(6) “City amenities” include water mains, streets, street-lights
and drains.

(4) The notice shall be in the form set out in Form D in the First
Schedule to this By-Law, with such variations as the circumstances
may require.

44. Approval of City Commissioners. The City Commis-
Sioners shall within thirty days of the receipt of the notice required
under section 43 of this By-Law, approve or disapprove of the intended
work and shall indicate any amendments required by it. In the case of
a sale or lease of land the City Commissioners, if satisfied that it is not
a sale or lease of land for purposes of development, may approve of the
sale or lease subject to receiving from the parties to the sale or lease or
either of them such security as they may deem fit for meeting the cost
of layout on such land in the event of the land being built upon or
developed by the purchaser or lessee.

45. Approved Plan to be deposited. A plan, when approved,
. Shall be provided by the owner for deposit in the office of the City
Commissioners,



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. 46. Responsibilities of cost of layout to rest with owner.
The responsibility of the initial cost of laying out and of the construc-
tion of streets and building areas shall rest with the owner; and when
the work is completed and notice of completion is given to the City
Clerk the owner shall bear responsibility and maintenance for six
months and make good .any faults that may occur during this period.
At the end of this periodyand after: final inspection by the City Com-
missioners, the cost of maintaining streets and services may, from then
on, be borne by the City Commissioners if it is satisfied that such lay-
ing out and construction as aforesaid have been completed to their
satisfaction. :

47. City Commissioners to bear initial cost in certain
Cases. ‘The City Commissioners may, on such terms and con*litions as
they may deem fit, by resolution contribute the whole or any portion of
the initial cost of laying out and constructing streets and buildings in
areas where it would be in the public interest so to do.

48. Notice before commencement of Work. Notice in
writing shall be given to the City Commissioners before commencing
any work, and the said work ghall be completed within a stipulated
period. Ifthe work is not completed within six months after the end
of the agreed period, the City Commissioners may take over and
complete the necessary work and the City Clerk may on their behalf
recover the cost thereof from the owner.

49. ApPlication of By-Law. This By-Law shall apply to and
have force and effect within the City and an area of one mile beyond the
limits of the City; and the dwelling houses, estate works and buildings
and the cottages of labourers on the estates known as Otto’s, Gamble’s
and the Villa shall be considered to be part of the City.

50. Penalty. Any person who acts in contravention of or fails
to comply with or who ghall assist in or be concerned in contravening
any of the provisions of this By-Law shall be guilty of an offence and
shall on summary conviction be liable for every such offence to a penalty
not exceeding ninety-six dollars, and in the case of a continuing offence
shall be liable to a further penalty not exceeding ten dollars for each
day, after written notice from the City Commissioners of the offence.

51. Repeal. The By-Laws listed in the first column of the
Second Schedule hereto are hereby repealed to the extent shown in the
second column of the said Schedule.

Made by the City Commissioners this 8th day of November,
1950,

SyDNEY T. CHRISTIAN,
Chairman City Commissioners.
Approved and confirmed by the Legislative Council the 2]st day
of December, 1950.

G, A. THIBOU,
Clerk of the Council.



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. FIRST SCHEDULE.

FORM A.
Saint John’s City Building By-Law 1956.
Application to erect a new Building.
To: The City Clerk,
St. John’s.

I the undersigned apply for permission to erect a new building on
lot No. in Street, in accordance with the
particulars set out herein and the accompanying Gimicosion plans and
sections submitted herewith for your approval.

Particulars of construction of Building.
PART I—GENHERAL.

Name of street or road on which lot is Bitugte:
Width of Street.
Width of footpath.
Level of street or footpath in relation to lot.
Dimensions of lot on which building is to be erected.
Mode of drainage. Drainage lines to be shown on block plan.
Direction of surface water drainage.
Water Supply.
Lighting.
’ Coverage of building lot.
11. Width of clear space from side wall to side boundary line.
12. Area of open space left at the rear of proposed building.
13. Building line and distance from street boundary.
14. Is the house for your own occupation?
15. Ifo will it provide at least 48 square feet of habitable floor space,
for each occupant?
16. Describe the use to which the building is to be put.
17. Is there any present building on the lot? If so describe it.
18. Are there any you intend to retain?
19. Party walls (if any)

os
Fa aie eae

ParRT II—PARTICULARS OF BUILDING,

20. Description of building to be erected.

-21. Width and depth of foundations.

22, Material for damp proof course,

23. Materials of which the building is to be constructed,

(@) External wall,

(b) Internal walls or partitions

(ce) Roof

(2) Balcony, verandah, arcades or other projections

(¢) Projections under street (e. g.) cellar heads cee

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(a) Is it detached or part of building?
(b) Materials proposed for walls and partitions.
(c) Materials proposed for floor.
(d) Type of stove or cooking appliance and means of removing

2

(a) Type and number of sittings.
(6) Distance from buildings. ~
(c) Distance from nearest well, if any.

(b) Is it detached or part of building?

24,
25. Kitchen:
smoke.
26. Privies:
27. Bath:
(a) Type of bath.
28.

ing.
29. Particulars of each room in building:

Minimum height of lowest floor above level of underlying ground

Distance of stable, cow shed, garage or other outhouse from build-





















No. 1.| No. 2.| No. 3.| No. 4.| No. 5. | No. 6.| No. 7,
(a) Length of room
(6) Width of room
(c) Area of room
(ad) Height from floor
to Plate |
(e) Area of window|
opening
(f) Area of ventila-
tion openings |
exclusive of bat-
ten doors and
windows
(g) Room ceiled or
close boarded’
Signature of Builder
Address
Date
Signature of Owner
Address
Date
Approved by the City Commissioners on the day of
19

City Clerk.



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FORM B.
Saint John’s City Building By-Law, 1950.
Application to make alteration or addition to Building.

To; City Clerk,
St. John’s,

a addition
I the undersigned apply for permission to make RCaIOR
to the building situate at Street, in the manner

described in this notice and shown in the accompanying plan and I
undertake to conform to the provisions of the St. John’s City Build-
ing. By-Law. The following are the particulars of the proposed
work:—

Description of position and dimensions of the several parts of the
building intended to be altered and the proposed additions or altera-
_tions intended to be made.

Signature of Owner



Address

Name of Builder

Address

Date

Approved by the City Commissioners on the day of
19
City Clerk.
FORM C.

Saint John’s City Building By-Law, 1950.

Application to Remove a Building.
To: The City Clerk,

St. John’s.

I the undersigned apply for permission to remove the building
No. situate at and at
present occupied by on or
about the day of 19 to a spot
sitnate at Description, position and

and dimensions of building:

Description of site to which building is to be removed and proposed
position for erection of building.

Signature of Owner
Address ’
Name of Contractor
Address



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Approved by the City Commissioners on the day of
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Uity Clerk.
RE AA TEE SESE I
FORM D.

Saint John’s City Building By-Law, 1950.
Notice of Intention to Develop an Area.
To: City Clerk,

St. John’s,
I hereby give notice that I intend to develop an area for the pur
pose of in the Parish-
of - in accordance with the particulars

set out herein and the accompanying layout plan, contour map and
section submitted herewith (in duplicate) for your consideration and
approval, »

PARTICULARS.

Name of Owner of Property
Street or Road on which Area is situated
Dimensions of Area
Dimensions of building lot
Number of buildings to be erected Type of design
Type of Construction x
Area of proposed open space
Streets or Roads:

24 ft. carriage way approx. length ft.

16 ft. ” ” ” ” 99

9 ft. ” ” ” ” ”
State materials of which streets or roads shall be paved.
9. Width of footpaths type of surface

10. Mode of drainage
11. Water service
12. Description of system of sewerage disposal
13. Estimated time in which development will be completed

2 NID Ove 6929 pA

Signature of Planner

Address

Date : fe
Signature of Owner

Address

Date

Approved by the City Commissioners on the day of
19

City Clerk,



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SECOND SCHEDULE.
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By-Law, : - Extent of Repeal.
By-Law 4, (8. R. & 0. 1927, No. 21) _ ...| In entirety
8. R. & O. 1928, No. 3 ...| Section 2 (a)
S. R. & O. 1930, No. 25 _ ...| In entirety
8. R. & O. 1932, No. 2 as Pot
8. R. & 0.1939, No. 15... .
S. R. & 0. 1944, No. 2 ...| Section 2 (1)
By-Law 17 (20), (S. R. & O. 1927, No. a) The proviso
S.R & 0.1934, No. 7 .| In entirety
S. R. & 0. 1934, No. 8 as 5
‘ S..R. & 0.1984, No. 15...
ANTIGUA.

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1950,
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by “Authority.
THURSDAY, 28ru DECEMBER, 1950.

No. 109.





Notices.

It is notified for general information
that the Secretary of State for the
Colonies will be broadcasting a New
‘Year’s message to the Colonies on the
Overseas Service of the British Broad-
casting Corporation at the following
times:—

on Ist January:

at 1315 and 1730 G.M.T. in the
General Overseas Service

at 2015 G.M.T. in “Calling West
Africa”

on 2nd January:

at 0245 G.M.T. in
Overseas Service

at 0615 G.M.T. in
Service.

the General

the Pacifie

The Governor has been pleased to
appoint J. H. V. REDHEAD, Esq., to be
a Justice of the Peace, and a Visiting
Justice of the Prison, in and for the
Presidency of St. Kitts-Nevis,

Oolonial Seoretary’s Office,
Leeward Islands,
at Antigua.
22nd December, 1950.

C8.0, M.P. 43/00006,



No. 130.

Appointments and transfers, etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:—

CREQUE, H. O., Junior Clerk, Com-
missioner’s Office, Virgin Islands, to
"be Clerk of the Legislative Council,
Virgin Islands. Dec. 1

No. 131.

The Governor has been pleased,
this day to assent to the following
Acts of the General Legislative Coun-
cil of the Leeward Islands:—

No. 7 of 1950, “The Prison (Ex-
tramural Sentences) Act, 1950.”

No. 8 of 1950, “The Consular
Conventions Act, 1950.”

398.7999
LY§72

No. 9 of 1950. “The Antibiotics
and Therapeutic Substances Act,
1950.”

No. 10 of 1950, “ The Quarantine

(Amendment) Act 1950.”

No. 11 of 1950 “The Magistrate’s
Code of Procedure (Amendment Act,
1950.”

Dec. 20

No. 132.

The following Acts & Statutory
Rules & Orders are circulated with
this Gazette & form part thereof:—

ACTS.

Leeward ieiate.

No. 7 of 1950, “‘ The Prison (Extra-
mural Sentences) Act, 1950.”

No. 8 of 1950, “The Consular
Conventions Act, 1950.”

No. 9 of 1950.
and Therapeutic
1950.”

No. 10 of 1950, “The Quarantine
(Amendment) Act, 1950.”

No. 11 of 1950, ‘The Magistrates’
Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act,
ODOM

“The Antibiotics
Substances Act,

STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.

General Government.

No. 37 of 1950, “The Quarantine
(Amendment) Regulations, 1950.”

No. 38 of 1950, “The Prison
(Amendment) Rules and Regulations,
1950.”

Antigua.

No. 20 of 1950, “The St. John’s
City (Amendment) by-Law, 1950.”

No. 21 of 1950, “ The Saint John’s
City (Amendment No. 2) By-Law,
1950.”

No. 22 of 1950, ‘The St. John’s
City Building By-Law, 1950.”



In the Court of Summary
Jurisdiction of the Leeward
Islands.



ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.
A.D. 1950.

Notice is hereby given that His
Honour the Acting Chief Justice has
appointed Monday the 8th day of
January, 1951, at 10 o’clock in the
forenoon for a sitting of the Court at
which the following causes will be
heard :—

Plaintiff.



Defendant.

Clarence Brown
Charles Cochrane

Joseph Lewis
Walter Warner

Dated this 28th day of December,
1950,

N. A. BERRIDGE,
Registrar,

REGISTRAR GENBRAL’S OFFICE,
ANTIGUA.

In accordance with the provisions
of Section 16 of the Marriage Ordi-
nance, 1923, the following Building
has been registered in the Presidency
of Antigua as Building where Banns
of Marriage may be published.

Pilgrim Holiness Church at Grays
Farm.

Dated this 27th day of December,
1950.

N. A. BERRIDGE,
Registrar-General,



In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.



ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.

Notice is hereby given that in
pursuance of Rules made by the
Chief Justice under Section 16 of the
Windward Islands and Leeward Is-
lands (Courts) Order in Council, 1939,
and duly approved as therein provided
on the 16th day of October, A.D. 1941,
His Honour the Acting Chief Justice
selected for the sitting of the Court in
the Antigua Circuit has appointed the
326
day of the month on which the ensn-
ing Cireuit Court shall sit as follows,
that is to say:—

The Antigua Circuit on Wednesday
the 24th day of January, 1951, at 10
o’clock in the forenoon.

Dated the 14th day of December,
1950.

N. A. BERRIDGE,

Registrar.

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 14th December, 1950.

JOSEPH WATSON & SONS, LIM-
ITED, of Whitehall Road, Leeds,
England, have applied for Registration
of one ‘Trade Mark consisting of the
following:—

QUIX

in Class 47 that is to say ‘Common
Soap, detergents, starch, blue & other
preparations for laundry purposes.”

The Applicants claim that the said
Trade Mark was not in use by any
other person or persons in the Colony
before the date of their said Applica-
tion.

Any person may within three
monihs from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Leeward Islands Gazette, give
notice in duplicate at the Trade
Marks Office, Antigua, of opposition
to registration of the said Trade Mark.

N. A. BERRIDGE,
Registrar of Trade Marks.

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 14th December, 1950.

R.S. HUDSON, LIMITED, of Black
Friars, London, H.C. 4, have applied
for Registration of one Trade Mark
consisting of the following:—

OMO

in Class 47 that is to say Common
Soap, detergents, starch, blue and
other preparations for laundry pur-
poses.

The Applicants claim that the said
Trade Mark was not in use by any
other person or persons in the Colony
before the date of their said Applica-
tion.

Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Leeward Islands Gazette, give

THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.

notize in duplicate at the Trade Marks

Office, Antigua, of opposition to regis-

tration of the said Trade Mark.

N. A. BERRIDGE,

Registrar of Trade Marks.



Vacancies for post of Senior
Masters, Grammar School,
Dominica.

Applications are invited for two
vacant posts of Senior Master, Domi-
nica Grammar School. The school
roll at present numbers 150, and
courses will be offered up to the
Higher School Certificate examination
of Cambridge University.

2. QUALIFICATIONS. Applicants
for these two posts should hold a
University degree and be qualified to
teach (1) Knglish, History, and Latin
and (2) Mathematics.

3. SALARY. The posts are pen-
sionable. ‘The salary scale is $1920
by $120 to $2400. A cost of living
allowance of ten per cent of salary is
also payab, Consideration would
be given t pointing suitable appli-
cants at points in the scale commen-
surate with their qualification and
experience.

4. QUARTERS. Quarters are not

provided.

5. LEAVE. Leave is earned in
accordance with local regulations and
provision is made for assistance to-
wards overseas leave passages.

6. PASSAGE ON FIRST APPOINT-
MENT. The officer’s passage on first
appointment will be paid, as well as
that of his wife and children of school
age, not exceeding four, if they accom-
pany him or follow him within twelve
months from the date of his first
appointment.

7. CONDITIONS OF SERVICE. The
officer will be subject to Colonial
Regulations and local General Orders.

Applications stating the applicant’s
age, qualifications and teaching ex-
perience, and indicating the earliest
date on which he could assume duty,
should be addressed to the Adminis-
trator, Dominica.

J. HAMILTON MAURICE,

EKducation Officer.

[28 December, 1950.

POLICE TRAFFIC NOTICE

TRAFFIC IN MARKET STREET, ST.
JOHN’S, ON 23RD, 26TH & 30TH
DECEMBER, 1950, & IST JANU-
ARY, 1951.

By virtue of the powers vested in
me under Section 78 (1) of The Vehi-
cles & Road Traffic Ordinance No 5
of 1946, I make the following Order:

“No Traffic by wheeled vehicles
will be allowed along Market
Street, St. John’s, between Tan-
ner and Newgete Streets from 12
o’clock noon to 12 o’clock midnight
on the 23rd, 26th & 30th December,
1950 and Ist January, LOL.

“ Wheeled traffic going Hast and
West will be allowed to cross
Market Street between the points
named.”

J. R. A. BRANCH,
Commissioner of Police.

16th December, 1950.



Publications issued from the
Government Printing Office,
Leeward Islands.

ORDINANCES.
Antigua.

No. 8 of 1950, “ The General Loan
and Stock Ordinance, 1950.”
12 pp. Price 3d.

No, 9 of 1950 ‘“* The Aid to Pioneer
Industries Ordinance, 1950.”
11 pp. Price 3d.

No. 10 of 1930, ‘The Tobacco

(Amendment) Ordinance, 1950.’
3 pp. Price 1d.

RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station,









Antigua.
?

1947, 1948, 1949. 1950.
January 3:97 2°82 1°50 54L
February ‘BT cd 2°Q7 2°52
March “59 1°89 5°52 1°58
April “67 “59 3°54 2°44
May 334 280 1:98 2°06
June 1°49 3°38 3°35 166
July 2°97 eS. 2°40 1°85
August 2°50 2°29 O66 10°7h
September 782 3°79 «10°92 634
October 4°28 869 5°85 5A
November “43 3°08 2°69 443
December 23rd ‘14 3°20 1°90 2°58

28°77 3447 4798 46°72






28 December, 1950.] THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. 327

In the Supreme Court of the Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.



ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.

A.D. 1950.

Notice is hereby given that His Honour the Acting Chief Justice hag appointed the undermentioned dates
for sittings of the Court at which the following causes or matters will be heard:—

Plaintiff. Defendant. Date.
Nehemiah Joseph Amelia Richards 4th January, 1951
Hugh Pratt Leonard Barnes 8th January, 1951

John Ireland &

Leonard Samuel
(as trustees of The Antigua Trades
& Labour Union)

Clement De Silva The Antigua Distillery Ltd. 15th January, 1951
Calistus Joaquim Lawrence Gonsalves 22nd January, 1951
William Martin Dennis Dickenson 22nd January, 1951

(as executor of the will of Arthur
Dickenson, deceased)

APPEALS.
Appellant. Respondent. Date.
‘W. L. Maguire Stanley Walter 12th January, 1951

Dated this 21st day of December, 1950.

N. A. BERRIDGE,
Registrar.



ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by E. M, BLACKMAN,
Government Printer.—By Authority.
i

950,
[Price ls. 3d.]


‘No.7 of 1950, Prison’ (Eairamural Sentences),

[L.8:]

z

i I Assent)

5 K. W. Bracksurne,
Governor.

20th December, 1950.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
Nowveot 19508

An Act to provide for the employment of persons
sentenced to short terms of imprisonment on
public works outside the prison.

BE IT ENACTED by the Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands
as follows:—





1. “This. Act may be cited as the seyicon Short title.
(Extramural Sentences) Act, 1950.

=. ln this Act— Interpretation.

‘““Court”” means the Supreme Court of the
Windward’ Islands and Leeward Islands
ora Magistrate’s Court, as the case may be.

“ Extramural Prison Officer”’ means a person
appointed as such in a Presidency by
the Governor and in default of such
appointment means the Keeper of the
Prison to which the persons mentioned
in paragraphs (a), (4) and (c) of section
3 of this Act would be liable to be
committed by the Court.

.8. (1) Notwithstanding any law to the Persons

__— sentenced
. contrary any of the following persons, namely— (euros term

(a) any person sentenced by the Court may opt for
non-residen-

to imprisonment for a term not exceeding Six tial labour in
months; lieu of
imprisonment.

(>) any woman convicted of an offence
which, in the opinion of the Court, is not
a grave offence; ;
(c) any person liable to be committed
to prison for non-payment of a fine or of
a sum of money ordered to be paid in respect
{ of any maintenance,’ affiliation or civil pro-
ceedings, °
may, on the recommendation of the Court, in the
discretion of the [Extramural Prison Officer and

X


LemwarD

_ ISLANDS.



2 Prison (Extramural Sentences). No. 7 of 1950.
with the consent of such person, in lieu of i imprison- : a
ment, be employed on ‘public work outside the
prison under the supervision and control of a public
authority subject as is hereinafter provided.

In this subsection “ public authority” means ~~

any authoritv having municipal or adminjstrative
jurisdiction in any city, town or village and
includes the Public Works Department of any
Presidency. —

(2) Every such person shall be employed on
a daily task which shall be such as can normally
be completed in the usual working day and at the
usual working hours as the [ixtramural Prison
Officer shall direct and while not so employed
shall not be subject to any prison rules.

(3) Every person employed on such labour as
aforesaid shall be required to report daily during
the term of his sentence to the Extramural Prison
Officer or to such person as the Extramural Prison
Officer shall nominate and at such time and place
as he shall direct. -

(4) If any such person fails, without reason-
able cause to the satisfaction of the Extramural
Prison Officer, to present himself at the appointed
time and place or absents himself from his task
without permission or works or conducts himself in
a manner which the Extramural Prison Officer shall
consider unsatisfactory the [xtramural Prison

“Officer may, after due warning, order that such

person shall undergo the confinement to which he is
liable, subject nevertheless to a deduction of the
number of days on which he has completed his daily
task and he shall thereupon be committed to prison
accordingly.
K. W. Bracxsurns,
President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
12th day of December, 1950.

A. E. Prny,
Clerk of the Council.

ANTIQUA.”

Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by F. M. BLACKMAN, Government Printer.—By Authority.

1960,

64/00003—200—12.50. ; (Price 1d,






: No. 8 of 1950, Consular Conventions.

[L.S.]
I ASssEnt,

A
K, W. BLackBurNgE,

Bee Governor.

he

20th December, 1950,
LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 8 of 1950.

An Act to confer upon the Consular officers of
foreign States with which Consular Conven-
tions are concluded by His Majesty, certain
powers relating to the administration of the
estates and property of deceased persons and
to restrict the powers of police officers and
other persons to enter the Consular offices of
such States.

. BE [T ENACTED by the Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands
as follows:— ie

1. This Act may be cited as the Consular
Conventions Act, 1930,

2. (1) Where any person who is a national
of a State to which this section applies is named as
executor in the will of a deceased person disposing
of property in the Colony, or is otherwise a person
to whom a grant of representation to the estate in
the Colony of a deceased person may be made, then
if the Court is satisfied, on the application of a
Consular officer of the said State, that the said
national is not resident in the Colony, and if no
application for a grant of such representation is
made by a person duly authorised by power of
attorney to act for him in that behalf, the Court
shall make to that officer any such grant of repre-

sentation to the estate of the deceased as would be .

made to him if he were so authorised as aforesaid.

(2) Where any person who is a national of
a State to which this section applies—

> UEBWARD

SHAN Ds.

Short title.

Power of
Consular
officers in
relation to
property in
the Colony
of deceased
persons.


Lenwdrp

ISLAND3,

Supplemen-
tary provi-
sions as to
section 2,

: gi Consular Conventions. — No, 8 of 1950








(a) is entitled to any.money or other
property in the Colony forming part of the,
estate of a deceased person, orto receive pay- ,
ment in the Colony of any money becoming —
due on the death of a deceased person; or

(4) is among the persons to whom any
money or other property of a deceased person
may under any Act, whether passed before or
after the commencement of this Act, be paid
or delivered without grant of probate or other
proof of title,

then if the said national is not resident in the
Colony, a Consular officer of that State shall have
the like right and power to receive and give a valid _
discharge for any such money or property as if he-
were duly authorised by power of attorney to act
for him in that behalf:

Provided that no person shall be authorised
or required by this subsection to pay or deliver any
money or property to a Consular officer if it is
within his knowledge that any other person in the
Colony has been expressly authorised to receive
that money or property on behalf of the said
national, =

(3) Notwithstanding any rule of law or
practice applicable to the Colony providing that in
the case of a minority or a life interest administra-
tion must be granted either to a trust corporation
or to not less than two individuals; or that addi-
tional personal representatives must be appointed
ingthe case of a minority or a life interest, adminis-
tration of an estate may in any case be granted by

virtue of this section to a Consular officer alone.

‘ais (4) Notwithstanding any rule of law or
practice applicable to the Colony sureties shall not
be required to an administration bond given by a
Consular officer upon the ‘grant of administration
by virtue of this section.

8. Notwithstanding any rule of law con-
ferring immunity or privilege in respect of the
official acts and documents of Consular officers, a
Consular officer shall not be entitled to any







(
.

No. 8 of 1980. - Consular Conventions: 3

a immunity or privilege in respect of any act done
_.. by: virtue of powers conferred on him by or under

section 2 of this Act, orin respect of any document
for the time being in his possession relating thereto.

4. (1). Subject to the provisions of this

- section a Consular office of a State to which this
section applies shall not be entered by a police
officer or other person acting in the execution of
“any warrant or other legal process or in the exer-
cise of powers conferred by or under any enact-
ment (whether passed before or after the com-
.. .mencement of this Act), or otherwise, except with
the consent of the Consular officer in charge of

that office or, if that consent is withheld or cannot .

be obtained, with the consent of a Secretary of
< State:

Provided that the foregoing provisions of this

subsection shall not apply in relation to any entry
eltected— ,

e

(a) in pursuance of any provision con-
tained in any Ordinance of any Presidency of
the Colony relating to Fire Brigades and
conferring on such Brigades power to enter
premises for the purpose of extinguishing fire
or any other enactment making provision
corresponding with the aforesaid provision;

(4) by a police officer having reasonable
cause to believe that a crime involving violence
has been or is being or is about to be com-
mitted in the Consular office;

(c) by any person entitled to enter by
virtue of any easement, contract or other
private right.

(2) This section shall not apply to any Con-

sular office which for the time being is in the
charge of a Consular officer who is a citizen of the
United Kingdom and Colonies or is not a national
of the State by which that office is maintained.

(3) For the purposes of this section the

expression “Consular office” means any building
or part of a building which is exclusively occupied

/ for the purposes of the official business of a
Consular officer.

Leewanp.
ISLANDS.

/

Restriction of
power of entry
in relation to
Consular
offices,
ee



Lee 4 Consular Conventions. No. 8 of 1950,
SLANDS, - :

Beck 5. (1) In the application of paragraph (a)
tion. of section 19.of the Land Acquisition Act, 1944,
Tose the compensation payable in respect of the acquisi-

tion of any land held exclusively by the Sending
State for consular use shall be paid at the selling
rate of exchange most favourable to.such Sending _
State at the time when such land was acquired.

(2) For the purposes of this section the
expression ‘Sending State’? means the Govern. -
ment of any foreign State with which a Consular
Convention has been concluded by His Majesty
providing for matters for which provision is made
in section 2 or section 4 of this Act.

Application of 6. (1) The Governor in Council may by
sections 2 : te tae :
and 4, Order direct that section 2 or section 4 of this Act

shall apply to any foreign State specified in the
Order, being a state witb which a Consular Con-
vention providing for matters for which provision
is made by those sections has been concluded by
His Majesty.

(2) Any Order made under this section may
be revoked by a subsequent Order.

(3) Any Order made under this section shall
be laid before the General Legislative Council.

es BLACKBURNE,
President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
12th day of December, 1950. :

A. E. Penn,
Clerk of the Couneil.

ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. Buackman, Government Printer.—By Authority.
1950,
47/0006509—200—12.50, [Price 1d.]


No. 9 0f 1950 Antibiotics and Therapeutic: —
2 BR ae Substances,

fia].
~ T Assent,
K. W. BrackBurve,
Governor.
20th December, 1950,

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 9 of 1950.

An Act to regulate the manufacture, importation,
storage, sale and supply of penicillin and other
antibiotics and of sulphonamide drugs and
other therapeutic substances.

BE IT ENACTED by the Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands
as follows:—

1. This Act may be cited as the Antibiotics
and Therapeutic Substances Act, 1950.

2. This Act shall apply to the antibiotics
and therapeutic substances specified in the Schedule
to this Act and to any antibiotic or therapeutic
substances which may from time to time be added to
‘the Schedule by Regulations made under this Act.

8. (1) No person shall manufacture for sale
or supply any antibiotic or therapeutic substance to

LEEWARD:
ISLANDS,

Short title.

Drugs to
which Act
applies,

No manufac-
ture or sale of
drugs without

which this Act applies unless he is the holder of a. «licence from

licence granted for this purpose by the Licensing
Authority.

e

(2) For the purposes of this Act and the
administration thereof in the several Presidencies of
~ the Colony the Licensing Authority in each Presi-
dency shali be such person as is appointed in that
behalf by the Governor.

the Licensing
Authority.
LEEWARD ©
ISLANDS,
Restriction on

sale or supply
of drugs etc.

4

2 Antibiotics and Therapeutic No. 9 of 1950.
Substances,

4. (1) Subject to the provisions of this
section, no person shall sell or supply any antibiotic
or therapeutic substance specified in the Schedule to
this Act or any preparation of which any antibiotic
or therapeutic substance is an ingredient or part
unless—

(a) he isa registered medical practitioner
or a registered dentist or a veterinary surgeon
or a person acting in accordance with the
directions of any such practitioner, dentist or
surgeon, and the antibiotic, therapeutic sub-
stance or preparation is sold or supplied for
the purposes of treating by and in accordance
with the directions of the practitioner, dentist
or surgeon, or

(5) he is a registered chemist and druggist
and the antibiotic, therapeutic substance or
preparation is sold or supplied under the
authority of a prescription signed and. dated
by any such practitioner, dentist or surgeon
as aforesaid:

Provided that this subsection shall not apply
‘to the sale or supply of any such antibiotic, thera-
peutic substance or preparation—

(a) by way of wholesale dealing; or
(4) for the purpose of being exported; or

(c) to any such practitioner, dentist or
surgeon as aforesaid; or

(d) to any authority or person carrying
on a hospital, clinic, nursing home or other
institution providing medical, surgical, dental
or veterinary treatment; or

» (¢) toany government department the
heal of which is in possession of a permit
issued by the Licensing Authority authorising
him to obtain and use for the purposes speci-
fied in such permit any such antibiotic,
therapeutic substance or preparation,
\

No. 9 of 1950. Antibiotics and Therapeutic eg
: Substances.

(2) A prescription signed by any such practi-
tioner, dentist or surgeon, authorising the sale or
supply of any such antibiotic, therapeutic substance
or preparation shall not, unless it expressly so
directs, be dispensed on more than one occasion or
more than three months after thé date on which it
was signed:

Provided that, if the prescription expressly
directs that it may be dispensed on a specified
number of occasions or at specified intervals within
‘a specified period it shall on the last time of dispen-
sing be retained for a period of one year by the
person last dispensing it and be made available for
inspection by the Licensing Authority or by any
person duly authorised by him to make inspections
under this Act.

5. It shall not be lawful to import into the
Colony any antibiotic or therapeutic substance to
which this Act applies unless—

(a) the person is the holder of a licence
granted by the Licensing Authority to import
‘such antibiotic or therapeutic substance; and

(6) the antibiotic or therapeutic substance
has been manufactured by a pharmaceutical
firm approved by the Licensing Authority;
and

(c) the antibiotic or therapeutic substance
complies with such standard of strength,
quality and purity as may be prescribed by
Regulations made under this Act.

6. No person shall store any antibiotic or
therapeutic substance to which this Act applies for
the purpose of sale unless he is the holder of
a licence granted by the Licensing Authority to
store such antibiotic or therapeutic substance and
no such licence shall be granted except on proof to
the satisfaction of the Licensing Authority that the
storage facilities of the applicant are adequate.

7. Licences issued under this Act shall be in
_ such form as may be prescribed in Regulations
made under this Act.

Lemwarb
ISLANDS.

No drugs to be
imported
without a
licence,

Licence to
store drugs

Form of
licence,


ianivann 4 Antibiotics and Therapeutic No. 9 of 1950.

_ ISLANDS. ~- Substances. 6
Cancellation 8. The Licensing Authority may cancel or
of licence. suspend for such period.as he thinks. fit any

licence issued under this Act if the holder thereof
fails to comply with any of the provisions of this
Act or of any Regulations made thereunder or of
any of the conditions contained in such licence:

Provided that on such cancellation or suspen-
sion the licensee may appeal to the Governor in
Council whose decision shall be final.

Sale of drugs -9. No importer of any antibiotic or thera:
Bet asad peutic substance to which this Act applies shall sell.
dentistsand or transfer any such antibiotic or therapeutic sub-
eae stance to any person other than a registered medical

practitioner or to a registered dentist or toa veteri-
nary surgeon unless such person is the holder of a
licence to store such antibiotic or therapeutic sub-.
stance granted under the provisions of this Act.

Right to enter 10. Any person authorised in writing by or
ae on behalf of the Licensing Authority may at any
time between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. enter

any premises in which he has reason to believe that

any antibiotic or therapeutic substance to which this

Act applies is being kept which has been acquired or

is being kept in contravention of the provisions of

this Act or of any Regulations made thereunder, und

may carry out such inspection of the premises as he

may consider necessary, or may require the occupier

or person in charge of the premises to furnish him

with such information in connection with such anti-

biotic or therapeutic substance as he may consider

necessary. Any antibiotic or therapeutic substance

‘in respect of which there has been a breach of

any of the provisions of this Act or of any Regula-

tions made thereunder may be seized by such person ~
authorised as aforesaid and on ‘conviction of the
offender shall be forfeited to His Majesty and shall
be dealt with as the Governor may direct.

Authority to 11. Any person authorised in writing by or
take samples on behalf of the Licensing Authority may require
ec _ the holder of a licence to store antibiotics or thera-
peutic substances granted under the provisions of
this Act to produce samples of any antibiotic or
therapeutic substance to which this Act applies
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No. 9 0f 1950. Antibiotics and Therapeutic 5
' Substances.

which may be in his possession and, on payment of
the current market value of any sample, may require
that it be delivered to him for purposes of assay. If
- any such sample is found on assay to have deteriora-
ted to such an extent, or to contain toxic substances
in such amounts, as in the opinion of the Licensing
Authority to render it ineffective or unfit for use as
an antibiotic or therapeutic substance, or to be of a
lesser degree of potency than it purports to be, the
Licensing Authority may require to be destroyed the
entire stock of the antibiotic or therapeutic substance
in the possession of the licensee which bears the
same batch identification number as the sample:

Provided that any licensee whose entire stock of
antibiotics or therapeutic substances is so required by
the Licensing Authority to be destroyed, may appeal
against such requirement to the Governor in Council
whose decision shall be final.

12. (1) Every container of an antibiotic or
therapeutic substance to which this Act applies shall
carry a batch identification number and the date of
manufacture of such antibiotic or therapeutic sub-

“stance; and the contents of any such container

LEEWARD
ISLANDS.

“Identification

numbers and
date of man-
ufacture on
containers.

supplied by any ‘person and bearing the same ~

identification marks shall be deemed to have been
manufactured at the same time and under identical
conditions until the contrary is proved.

(2) No person shall sell, transfer or dispense
_any antibiotic or therapeutic substance to which this
Act applies after the date of expiry endorsed on the
container thereof, except to a registered medical
practitioner, registered dentist or veterinary surgeon,
who has been informed in writing of such date by
the person selling, transferring or dispensing such
antibiotic or therapeutic substance.

18. Every holder of a licence under this Act
shall keep records showing—

(a) the quantities of antibiotics. and
therapeutic substances to which this Act
applies, which he has imported into the Colony
and the identification marks or numbers of the
consignments}

Licence holder
to keep
records.
Legwarp
ISLANDS.

Authority to
enter and exa-
mine records.

Regulations.

6 Antibiotics and Therapeutic No. 9 of 1950.
Substances. ° ;

(6) the date of the importation into the
Colony of any antibiotic or therapeutic sub-
stance to which this Act applies which he has
imported ;

(c) the names of the manufacturers of
any such antibiotic or therapeutic substance;

(d) the names and addresses of the per-
sons to whom any such antibiotic or thera-
peutic substance has been issued, sold or
otherwise disposed of by him and the quantity
and date of every such issue, sale or disposal.

14. Any person authorised in writing by or
on behalf of the Licensing Authority may at any
time during business hours enter the premises of
any holder of a licence under this Act and call for
and examine any records required to be kept by
such holder.

15. The Governor with the advice of the
Executive Council of the Leeward Islands may, ~
from time to time, make Regulations for the
following purposes—

(a) for prescribing the standard of
strength, quality and purity of any antibiotic
or therapeutic substance to which this Act
applies;

(6) for prescribing the test to be used
for determining whether the standard pre-
scribed as aforesaid has been maintained;

(c) for adding to the Schedule to this

Act ‘any antibiotic or therapeutic substance;

(d) for prescribing the form of licences
under this Act and of applications therefor,
and of notices to be given in connection
therewith;

(e) for prescribing the conditions subject
te which licences may be issued; ’


No. 9 of 1950, Antibiotics and Therapeutic 7
Substances.

(f) for excluding from the operation of
this Act or of any of the provisions thereof,
any antibiotic or therapeutic substance intend-
ed to be used solely for veterinary purposes;

(y) for regulating the storage and trans-
port of any antibiotic or therapeutic substance;

(A) for controlling or prohibiting any
process which may affect the potency, sterility
or toxicity of any antibiotic or therapeutic
substance.

16. Any person obstructing any person
authorised in writing by or on behalf of the
Licensing Authority in the> performance of any
duty imposed by or under this Act, or refusing to
give any information lawfully demanded by such
authorised person or otherwise contravening or
failing to comply with any of the provisions of this
Act shall be guilty of an offence under this Act.

17. Where an offence under this Act has
been committed by a body corporate, every person
who at the time of the commission of the offence
was director, general manager, secretary or other
similar officer of the body corporate, or was pur-
porting to act in any such capacity, shall be guilty
of that offence, unless he proves that the offence
was committed without his consent or connivance
and that he exercised all such diligence to prevent
the commission of the offence as he ought to have
exercised having regard to the nature of his fune-
tions in that capacity and to all the circumstances.

18. Any person guilty of an offence under
this Act shall be liable on summary conviction to
a fine not exceeding four hundred and eighty
dollars or to imprisonment for six months or to
both such fine and imprisonment.

19. This Act shall come into operation on
a date to be appointed by the Governor by procla-
mation in the Gazette.

K. W. Buacksurne,

President =

LEEWARD
ISLANDS,

Offences,

Offence by
body corpor-
ate.

Penalty.

-Commence-

ment.
ene



Lepwarp 8 Antibiotics and Therapeutio No, 9 of 1980.
ISLANDS. : Substances.



Passed the General Legislative Council thig
12th day of December, 1950.

A. E. PEnny,
Clerk of the Council,



SCHEDULE.
1, “ Penicillin ””— ;

which term shall include any anti-infective acid produced
by penicillin notatum whether obtained from penicillin notatum
or not, and any salt or derivative obtained from any such acid,
and any solution containing such salt or acid or derivative.

2. “Streptomycin ”— .
which term shall include all compounds of streptomycin and
all medicinal preparations containing streptomycin,

3. “ Aureomycin ’—
which term shall include all compounds of aureomycin and
all medicinal preparations containing aureomycin.

4, “Chloromycetin ”’—
which term shall include the antibiotic and the synthetic
product of that name.

5. Para-aminobenzenesulphonamide.

Its SALTSs.-
Derivatives of para-aminobenzenesulphonamide having one or
‘both of the hydrogen atoms of the para-amino group or of the
Sulphonamide group, substituted by other radicals.

THEIR SALTS.
The derivations shall include—

Sulphonamidochrysoidin
Azosulphamide
Benzylsulphanilamide
Sulphanilyldimethysulphanilamide
Sulphapyridine
Sulphathiazole
Sulphacetamide
Sulphadiazine
Sulphaguanidine
Sulphamezathine
Succinylsulphathiazole
Sulphamerazine
Phthalylsulphathiazole.





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No. 10 of 1950. Quarantine (Amendment)
[L.S.]

I Assent,
; K, W. BuackBurye,
Governor.
20th December, 1950.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 10 of 1950,

An Act to amend the Quarantine Act, 1944.

BE IT ENACTED by the Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward
Islands as follows:—

1. This Act may be cited as the Quarantine
(Amendment) Act, 1950, and shall be read and
construed as one with the Quarantine Act, 1944,
hereinafter referred to as the Principal Act.

2. Subsections (1) and (2) of section 3 of the
Principal Act are hereby repealed and replaced as
follows:—

“3, (1) For the purposes of this Act,

there shall be a Quarantine Authority in each

Presidency of the Colony.

(2) The Quarantine Authority in each

Presidency shall be such person as may be.

appointed from time to time by the Governor.”

8. The Principal Act shall have effect subject
to the amendments specified in the Schedule to this
Act being amendments consequential upon the fore-
going provisions of this Act.

4. This Act shall come into operation on the
Ist day of January, 1951.

K. W. BiackBuRNE,
President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
12th day of Dececmber, 1950.

A. E. Penn,
Clerk of the Counetl.

Lemwarb
ISLANDS. —

Short title. _

25/1944.

Amendment of
section 3 of
the Principal -
Act.

Consequential
amendments.

Commence-
ment.
Leawagp - 9 Quarantine (Amendment) No: 10 of 19530.
ISLANDS.
SCHEDULE,



In subsection (1) of section 5 between the words “ the

Quarantine Authority” and the words‘ may make Rules”

there shall be inserted the words “ of any Presidency of the ~

Colony” and between the words‘ carrying into effect”
and the words ‘any Regulations” there shall be inserted
the words “in any such Presidency”.

~ In subsection (1) of section 6 between the words
“Quarantine Authority ” and the words “an Emergency ”

there shall be inserted the -words “ of any Presidency of.

the Colony”.

~ Mae ee

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>
No. 11 of 1950. Magistrate's Code of Procedure

(Amendment).
[L.5. }
| ASsENT,
K. W. Bracksurng,
Governor.

20th December, 1950.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 11 of 1950.

An Act to amend further the Magistrate’s Code of
Procedure Act.

BE IT ENACTED by thé Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands
as follows:—

1. This Act may be cited as the Magistrate’s
Code of Procedure:(Amendment) Act, 1950 and
shall be read and construed as one with the
Magistrate’s Code of Procedure Act, as amended,
hereinafter referred to as the Principal Act.

2. Section 14 of the Principal Act is hereby
repealed and replaced as follows:—

“14, The salary of every Magistrate and
Additional Magistrate appointed to a district
under this Act shall be such as may be®pro-
vided by the Legislative Council of the
Presidency in which the district is situated
and shall be payable out of the Public
Treasury of such Presidency.”

8. This Act shall come into operation on
the 1st day of January, 1951.

K. W. Bracksurne,
President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
12th day of December, 1950.

A. E. PEnn,
Clerk of the Council.



ANTIGUA.

LEEWARD
ISLANDS.

Short title.

Cap. 61.

Section 14 of
the Principal
Act repealed
and replaced.
Salary of
Magistrates
and Additional
Magistrates.

Commence-
ment.

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1950,
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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT. .

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1950, No. 87...

Tae QuaranTINE (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 1950, DATED
DEcEMBER 27, 1950, MADE BY THE GOVERNOR IN CoUNCIL
UNDER SECTION 4 OF THE QUARANTINE AcT, 1944,
(No. 25/1944.)

Short Title. These Regulations may be cited as the
Quarantine (Amendment) Regula ations, 1950, and shall be read
as one with the Regulations contained in the First and Second
Schedules to the (Quarantine Act, 1944 hereinafter in these
Regulations referred to as “the Act”.

2. Amendment of First Schedule. The First
Schedule to the Act is hereby amended as follows:—

(i) In regulation 2 in the definition of ‘ Quarantine
Authority ” there shall be inserted between the
word ‘“‘ established ” and the word ‘‘ under” the
words “in respect of each Presidency of the
Colony”.

(ii) In regulation 48 the word “ Presidency ” shall
be SbsHeated for the word “ Colony” wherever
it occurs.

3. Amendment of Second Schedule. The
Second Schedule to the Act is hereby amended as follows:—

(i) In regulation 2 in the definition of “ Quarantine
Authority” there shall be inserted between the
word “established”? and the word “under”
the words ‘in respect of each Presidency of the
Colony”.

(ii) In regulation 13 for the word .‘ Colony”
appearing after the words “landing in the”
there shall be substituted the word “‘ Presidency”.


(iii)

(iv)

2

In subregulation (1) of regulation 22 there
shall be substituted for the words “‘the Colony” at
the end thereof the words “any Presidency of
the Colony ”’.

In subregulation (2) of the said regulation
there shall be substituted for the word “Colony”
the word “ Presidency ”.

In regulation 30 there shall be substituted for
the words “the Colony” the words ‘“ the
several Presidencies of the Colony ”.

4, Commencement. These Regulations shall come
into force on the 1st day of January, 1951.

Made by the Governor in Council this 27th day of
December, 1950.

A, E. Penn,
Clerk of the Council.

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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
: GENERAL GOVERNMENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1950, No. 38.

PRISONS.

Tue Prison (AMENDMENT) Rutes ann Recurarions, 1950,
pATED DECEMBER 27, 1950, MADE BY THE GOVERNOR
IN COUNCIL UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 6 OF
tue Prisons Act (Cap. 85).

1. Short Title. These Rules may cited as the Prison
(Amendment) Rules and Regulations, 1950.

The Rules and Regulations for the Government of Prisons
made by the Governor in Council on the 18th day of August
1909 and any amendments thereto are hereinafter called the
Principal Regulations.

2. Substitution of Schedule A. For Schedule
“A” of the Principal Regulations the Schedule hereto shall
be substituted.

3. Revocation. The Prisons Rules and Regulations
Amendment Rules, 1934 (S.R.& O. 1934 No. 5) are hereby
revoked. :

4. Commencement. These Rules shall come into
operation on the Ist day of January, 1951:

Made by the Governor ‘in Council this 27th day of
December, 1950. ‘
A. E. Penny,
Clerk of the Council.
2

SCHEDULE.

“SCHEDULE A .
DAILY DIETARY SCALE LEEWARD ISLANDS PRISONS,

(1) ORDINARY DIET
(a) Week-Days
(i) Early Parade (6.15 a.m.)
6 ounces Bread
14 » Sugar
2 » Milk
4 ounce Cocoa.
Limes if obtainable shall be issued at Early Parade
three times weekly,

(ii) Forenoon Parade (10 a.m.)
4 ounces Bread
1} » Sugar
1 pint Porridge.

(6) Sundays (8 a.m.)
8 ounces Bread
2 » Milk
3 » Sugar
4 ounce Cocoa

(2) DINNER
Two days a week: 8 ounces Fresh Soup Meat
18, ~— Potatoes
4 » Beans or Peas or 8 ounces Green
Vegetables
1 ounce Flour.

Three days a week: 5 ounces Salt Fish
9 », Cornmeal
1}, »=- Sugar
For 9 ounces Cornmeal there may be given as substitute either

5 ounces Rice or 26} ounces Plantains.

Two days a week: 10 ounces Bread
4 ,, . Peas
1 ounce Salt Pork (without bone)
1 ,, Rice or 4 ounces Potatoes.

(3) PUNISHMENT Drier (under Regulation 55)
(a) Breakfast
8 ounces Bread daily

(v) Dinner _
8 ounces Bread daily.”



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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
i ANTIGUA.
STATULTOKY RULES AND ORDERS.
1950, No. 20.
SAINT JOHN’S CITY COMMISSIONERS.

Tue Sr. Jony’s City (AMENpMENT) By-Law, 1950, MADE BY
THE Saint Joun’s Crry COMMISSIONERS UNDER THE SAINT
JoHN’s Ciry Oxpinancr, 1907 (No. 1 oF 1907) as
AMENDED.



1. Short Title. This By-Law may be cited as the
St. John’s City (Amendment) By-Law, 1950, and shall be read
as one with the St: John’s City By-Laws (S.R. & O.
1927, No. 21) as amended, hereinafter called the Principal
By-Laws.

2. Amendment of Principal By-Laws. By-Law
No. 12 of the Principal By-Laws is hereby amended by the
insertion after section (81) thereof of the following section:—

‘“¢(§2) The provisions of sections (20), (21), (26), (28)
to (34) inclusive, (36), (37), (42), (47) and (58) shall
apply to and have force and effect’ within the City and an
area of one mile beyond the limits of the City.”

3. Repeal of By-Laws. The Electric Light Wiring
By-Laws, 1934 (S. R. & O. 1934, No. 9) are hereby repealed.

Made by the City Commissioners this 8th day of Novem-
ber, 1950.

Sypney T. CHRISTIAN,
: Chairman.

Approved and confirmed by the Legislative Council the
2ist day of December, 1950.

G. A. Turrou,
Clerk of the Cowneil.

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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
ANTIGUA.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1950, No. 21.

Tue Saint Joun’s Crry (AMENDMENT No. 2) By-Law, 1950,
parkD DeceMBER 13, 1950, ORDAINED BY THE SAINT ;
Joun’s Ciry ComMMIssIoners UNDER THE Saint JoHN’s
Crry Orpinancr, 1907, (No. 1 oF 1907), AS AMENDED.

oes

1. Short Title. This By-Law may be cited as the
Saint John’s City (Amendment No. 2) By-Law, 1950, and
shall be read as one with the Saint John’s City By-Laws
(S. R. & O. 1927, No. 21) as amended, hereinafter called the
Principal By-Laws. ‘



2. Amendment of Principal By-Laws. By-Law
17 (8) of the Principal By-Laws is hereby amended by the
deletion of the figures “48” in the last line thereof and the
substitution therefor of the figures “24”,

Made by the City Commissioners this 13th day of Decem-
her, 1950.

Sypney T. Curistian,
Chairman.

Approved and confirmed by the Legislative Council this
21st day of December, 1950.

G. A. Txrsov,
Clerk of the Council.





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STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
| 1950, No. 22. |

Taal

SAINT JOHN’S CITY COMMISSIONERS.

THE St. JOHN’S CITY BUILDING By-Law, 1950, MADE BY THE SAINT
JOHN’S CITY COMMISSIONERS UNDER THE SAINT JOHN’S CITY
ORDINANCE, 1907 (No. 1 oF 1907) AS AMENDED.



1. Short Title. This By-Law may be cited as the St. John’s
City Building By-Law, 1950, and shall be read and construed ag one -
with the St, John’s City By-Laws, (8. R. & O, 1927, No, 21), as
amended. ae

2. Interpretation. ‘In this By-Law, unless the context other-
wise requires;

“building ” includes any permanent structure whatsoever.

‘“‘City Commissioners” include the City Clerk whenever thereunto
authorised by the City Commissioners to act on their behalf,

“dwelling house’ means a building used, constructed or adapted
to be used for human habitation and, in the case of a building
used partly as a dwelling house and partly for other purposes,
that part used as a dwelling house.

“new building ” means—
(a) an entirely new erection;

(b) any building re-erected after having been 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.

- 3. Application to build or to remove building. (1) Every
person intending to erect a new building, or to reconstruct, add to
remove or alter a building, shall apply in writing to the City Commis-
sioners. The application shall be in the appropriate Form set out in
the First Schedule to this By-Law.
$

‘ (2) Such application shall be in-duplicate and shall be accompanied
by two copies of the plan of the building it is proposed to erect, recon-
struct, add to, femove or alter. The plan shall show that the building
complies in every material particular with the requirements of this
By-Law.

(3) The particulars shall in@lude the type of building materials to
be used, mode of drainage, sanitary accomodation and water supply.

(4) The plans shall be drawn. to a scale of eight feet to one inch
and shall show a plan of every floor and sections sufficient to indicate
the construction of every part of the building.

(5) The plans shall be accompanied by a block plan of not less
than forty feet to one inch showing the general location of the
building and the boundaries of the building.site, and in addition, if so
required by the City Commissioners the block plan shall show lines of
drainage and water connections, and the level of the lowest floor of
such building in relation to the levels of the street or road abutting
thereon and of grounds belonging thereto.

_ (6) An application to remove a building shall state the present site
of the building and the site where it is intended to be erected.

' (7) No erection of, reconstruction of, addition to, removal of,. or
alteration to a building shall be commenced before the approval of the
City Commissioners is obtained.

4. Approval of plans. (1) The City Clerk shall within thirty
days after the delivery of such application signify in writing the City
Commissioners’ approval or disapproval of the application. In the
case of disapproval, he shall give reasons or specify what alterations
,are required.

(2) In those cases where the approval of the Central Housing and
Planning Authority is required, the City Clerk shall inform the
applicant in writing that this approval has been sought, and shall -
inform the applicant of the decision of the Central Housing and
Planning Authority within seven days after its receipt by him.

5. Commencement of work. (1) If the work is not com-
menceéd within six months of notification of approval, then the approval
shall be deemed to have lapsed.

(2) Every person who intends to execute work to which this By-
law applies shall deliver to the City Clerk a notice in writing specify-
ing the date on which such work will commence with a description of
the work to be undertaken.

6. Free Access to City Commissioners for Inspection.
Every person who executes work to which this By-law applies’ shall
afford the. City Commissioners, or their authorised employees or agents,
free access to the work for the purposes of inspection at all reasonable *
times during the execution of the work.

7. Notice of Completion of Work. Every person who
executes work to which this By-law applies shall give notice of comple
tion to the City Clerk in writing within fourteen days after the
completion of the work,
8

8. Persons to rectify departures from By-Law. (1) Any
person who executes work to which this By-Law applies and who
receives from the City Clerk notice in writing at any reasonable time
during the progress or after the completion of the work specifying any
matters in respect of which the erection or execution may be in contra.
vention of this By-Law and requiring such person, within a time speci-
fied, to cause anything done contrary to the provisions of this By-Law
to be amended, or to do anything which by any such provision may be
required to be done, but which has been omitted to be done, shall, within
the time specified, comply with the several requirements and shall
deliver to the City Clerk, within a reasonable time, a notice in writing
of the completion of such work, |

’ (2) In the case of non-compliance with the requirements of the
aforesaid notice, it shall be lawful for the City Commissioners to
execute the works required and it shall be lawful for the City Clerk
on their behalf to recover the cost from the defaulting party as
a civil debt, :

9. Area of Building Plots, Building plots shall be of an area
to accord with the requirements laid down in any Statutory Scheme
adopted under the Town and Country Planning Ordinance, 1948,
or the Slum Clearance and Housing Ordinance, 1948. Where these
do not apply, then no lot shall be less than two thousand square feet
in area, with a frontage of not less than forty feet, .

Provided that the City Commissioners may if they consider fit in
any particular case involving re-erection of a building on an existing
plot, or the resiting of buildings in an existing built-up area, consent
to a smaller area with a corresponding diminution of frontage.

10. Coverage of Building Plots. Plots shall contain not
more than one dwelling house, and site coverage shall conform to the
requirements of the zoning clauses of any Statutory Scheme adopted
under the Town and Country Planning Ordinance, 1948, or the Slum
Clearance and Housing Ordinance, 1948. Where these do not apply,
the area for living purposes shall cover not more than one-third of the
area of the plot. Out-houses not used for living purposes including
kitchens, lavatories and garages may be allowed provided that the
total area of the dwelling house and out houses does not exceed
“one-half of the total area of the plot.

1l. Building Lines. Buildings, or any part of a building, shall
not project beyond a prescribed building line as indicated in either the
zoning or planning clauses of any Statutory Scheme adopted under the
Town and Country Planning Ordinance, 1948, or the Slum Clearance
and Housing Ordinance, 1948, or the provisions if any applying to
streets in any By-Law. Where such provisions do not apply the
building line shall be at least six feet from the road or street edge, curb
or back of footpath or verge, and the City Commissioners may allow
steps to encroach ‘beyond this line up to a maximum of two feet
provided that in their opinion guch projection would not constitute
a danger.

12. Space around Buildings. Every building ghall have an
open space of at least twenty feet in front extending the whole width
of the building and measured from the front of the building to the |
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boundary of any land or premises immediately opposite. An open
space to the rear of each dwelling shall be maintained and shall extend
the whole width of the building and shall not be less than eight feet in
depth and at least two-thirds the height of the building from ground to
eaves: -

Provided that in the ease of buildings containing exclusively or
on the ground floor premises of a commercial nature the above require-
ments may, in the discretion of the City Commissioners, be reduced.

13. Distance of Building from Side Boundaries. (1) A build-
ing shall not be nearer to the side boundaries of its plot than six feet
from.the eaves. In the case of semi-detached buildings or rows of con-
nected buildings, the group of buildings shall be regarded as one
building.

(2) A building shall not be nearer to ‘a building on an adjoining
plot than twelve feet measured from the eaves of the one building to
he eaves of the other building:

Provided that the City Commissioners may in their discretion on
special grounds waive this requirement.

14. Provision for clear space on Building Site. There
shall be a clear space of not less than two hundred square feet on
every building site, which clear space shall have no dimension less
than eight feet and shall abut or be connected to a street by an open
passage or the like.

15. Open Space around Buildings to be Free of Erection.
The prescribed open space around a building shall be free of any
erection above ground level except a fence or a wall not exceeding -
geven feet in height or a step or other like projection, or an outhouse
-or sanitary convenience in the rear of the building, as approved by the
City Commissioners.

In the case of irregularly shaped sites where the dimensions out
lined above cannot be obtained throughout the entire width of the
building, it shall be sufficient if the mean distance across the open space
corresponds with that proposed above.

16. Construction of Buildings. All buildings intended for
human habitation shall be constructed with materials of a sound and
durable nature and put together in a proper manner to the satisfaction
of the City Clerk Nostraw-covered house shall be erected in any area
under the control of the City Commissioners.

17. Foundations. Foundations shall be constructed in a proper
manner to the satisfaction of the City Clerk.

18. Damp-Proof Course. Every building shall, where con-
gidered necessary by the City Commissioners, have a damp-proof course
of a durable material which is impervious to moisture, to be placed
throughout the thickness of the wall and not nearer to the ground than
six inches.

19. Party Walls. Where semi-detached or row houses are built,
the individual dwellings shall be separated by a wall constructed in
gound and incombustible materials. The wall shall be carried up the
full height to at least the underside of the roof covering, and shall
contain no openings; and no timber beams, plate or purlin gaining
support- from such wall shall be allowed to penetrate more than
one-third the thickness of the wall.
5
20. Height of Rooms. Every building intended for human
habitation shall—

(i) If of one storey, be not less than eight feet six inches in
height from floor to ceiling or to lowest part of roof.

(ii) If of two. storeys or more, have the lowest. storey not less
than eight feet six inches and the height of each of the
upper storeys at least: eight feet from floor to ceiling or
lowest part of roof; provided that no roof rafters or other
such structural members shall come within less than six
feet six inches of the floor,

21. Level of Ground Floor. Every new building intended for
use as a dwelling house shall, if the floor is to be constructed in timber,
have the level of the lowest’ floor raised from the ground at least two
feet and firmly supported on masonry or concrete with proper and
sufficient ventilation beneath the floor. If the floor is to be constructed
in concrete, the floor level shall be a minimum of six inches above the
surrounding ground level.’ This height shall be measured from the
highest point of the surrounding ground. ,

22. Area of Rooms. The total floor area of habitable rooms
(excluding kitchens) in any one house shall not be less than one
hundred and ninety-two square feet and no habitable room shall be
less than eighty square feet: ’

Provided that the City Commissioners may if they consider it fit
in any particular area allow the erection of a limited proportion of one-
roomed houses with a floor area of not less than one hundred and
twenty square feet. i

23. Ventilation. Each habitable room shall have at least fifty
square inches of unobstructed opening asa permanent ventilator connect-
ed directly with the external air and ghall also have a window’or windows

opening directly on to the external air, the area of which shall not be

less than one-tenth the floor area of the room. Windows shall be so
constructed so as to allow an area to open not less than one-twentieth
the floor area of the room.

24. Windows opening into an enclosed or partially
enclosed Court. Windows opening. into an enclosed or partially
enclosed court or light-well shall be so constructed that the top of the
windows shall not be lower, from the top of the opposite wall, than
twice the distance measured from the window horizontally across the
court or light-well to the wall opposite. -

25. Means of Escape. All buildings three storeys or more in
height where used for purposes other than private residences shall be
provided with alternative means of escape from the third and higher
storeys, and shall be constructed ina manner appro by: the City
Commissioners.

26. Erections projecting over Footways. Every ~blind,
shade, awning, showboard, projecting sign, &c., projecting into the
street shall not be lower than eight feet above the footway, and
every gallery, verandah, balcony or hood shall be so constructed that no
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part of the supporting bracket or cantilever beams shall be less than
eight feet from the level of the footway, nor shall-any such erection
project further than the vertical projection of the curb of the footway.
Any wires, aerials, rails, beams, &c., intended to span the width of the
street shall be at least sixteen feet above the crown of the carriageway.

27. Construction of Kitchen. The external wall of every
kitchen and the partitions shall be built of concrete, gtone or other
incombustible material. The floor of any kitchen or of any building in
which fire is intended to be used shall be tiled, paved or concreted or
otherwise made fireproof to the satisfaction of ‘the City Commissioners.
The chimney of every kitchen or building shall be carried up to such.
height above contiguous roofs or buildings as the City Commissioners
may specity when granting the application, and the roof shall be
constructed of fire-proof materials to the satisfaction of the City
Commissioners.

28. Water Closets.. Water closets in dwellings shall not open
off a kitchen, larder or habitable room except when the room is used
solely for sleeping purposes, unless separated by a ventilated lobby.
Water closets shall have an external wall with a window of not less
than two square feet opening directly into the external air, or be
mechanically ventilated and lighted to the satisfaction of the City
Commissioners. Water closets shall discharge into a septic tank or
sewer and shall be constructed to the satisfaction of the City Commis-
sioners. :

29. Earth Closets and Bucket Latrines. Earth closets and
bucket latrines shall be entered only from the external air, They shall
be properly lit and ventilated, with floors of a non-absorbent material
laid to falls and at least three inches above ground. ‘he receptable for
feecal matter shall be of a non-absorbent material and of a capacity not
exceeding two cubic feet. Harth closets shall be at least forty feet

‘away from any well in order to avoid pollution, and twelve feet from
any dwelling,

30. Septic Tanks and Urinals. No septic tank or urinal shall
be erected except with the approval of the City Commissioners and in
accordance with specifications prescribed by the City Commissioners.
The provisions of section 28 shall apply to all urinals installed in any
premises. ; ;

31. Garages. Garages shall be made of concrete, stone, iron or
some fire resisting materials as far as practicable, and to the satisfaction
of the City Commissioners. -

32. Drains and Sewers, Every drain or private sewer con-
structed in connection with a building shall be constructed to the satis-
saction of the City Commissioners.

33. Drainage of Site. (1) No new building shall have the
underside of the lowest floor at such a level as will render it liable to
flooding nor shall the building be constructed go that the site thereof
cannot be efficiently and properly drained to the satisfaction of the
City Commissioners, ;
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(2) The owner or agent of any building in connection with which
there is an open space shall wherever in the opinion of the City
Commissioners it is necessary, raise the level of such open space with
gravel or approved dry soil to such a level as the City Commissioners
may direct to ensure good drainage and shall, when directed by the
City Commissioners, pave any yard or open space.

34. Surface Drains. -Every person who shall erect a new
building shall provide in connection therewith good and sufficient
surface drains, constructed and graded to the satisfaction of the City
Commissioners, delivering into the drain of an adjacent street, or such
other drain as the City Commissioners may direct; and all yards, open
spaces and passages appurtenant to or used in connection with a new
building shall be drained in a similar manner. a

35. Roof Water Drains. aAfy owner of premises abutting on
to a street shall construct and maintain in good condition all rainwater
down-pipes, channels or gutters so that no surface water from the roof
go far as is reasonable shall flow on, to or over a footpath.

36. Water Supply. The City Commissioners shall require to
be satisfied that an adequate and safe supply of water is available with-
in all buildings or within a reasonable distance thereof.

37. Power to alter or demolish Buildings. Where any
building by reason of want of repair, faulty construction or lack of
conformity with the provisions of this By-Law is, in the opinion of the
City Commissioners, ina dilapidated condition or in such a state as to
be likely to endanger life or property, the City Commissioners may by
notice in writing order the owner or occupier or person in charge
thereof to alter, repair or demolish the said building within a specified
time. :

38. Erection of Fences. The City Commissioners may also
by notice in writing order the owner or person in charge of—

(a) any premises, to enclose and keep enclosed his premises
in manner to be approved by the City Commissioners;

(b) any vacant lot of land or open space adjoining any street
or public place, to erect and maintain a tidy and substantial fence
between his land and the street or public place;

_ within a period of six weeks from the date of such notice or such
lesser period as the City Commissioners might deem sufficient for the
purpose.

39. Procedure in event of Non-Compliance with Order.
(1) If the order referred to in section 37 or 38 is not complied with
within the time specified in the notice the City Clerk may enter upon
the premises where the building is situate and carry out the necessary
work and charge the cost thereof to the owner; provided that where
the owner or occupier or person in charge thereof through reasons of
poverty is unable to accomplish the work so ordered, the City Commig-
“a oners shall themselves bear the cost of the work,
8.

(2) Except where otherwise provided, all expenses incurred by the —
City Clerk in carrying out such an order under section 37 or 38 of this 2
By-Law shall be deemed to be a debt due from such owner or other
person to the City Commissioners and shall be recoverable by the City
Clerk on their behalf in the same way as an ordinary civil debt:

Provided that where any building has been demolished by the City
Clerk the materials arising from the demolition thereof may be sold
and the proceeds of sale paid to the owner of the building after deduct-
ing therefrom the expenses incidental to the demolition, removal and
sale.

40. Factories. Any person intending to erect any factory, work-
shop or bakery or converting any building or part of a building into a
factory, workshop or bakery, shall be required to satisfy the City Com-
missioners that the operation of such a factory, workshop or bakery
will not create a risk of fire in the locality, produce noxious or offensive
odours or trade wastes, or produce smoke or soot in such quantity as to
be a nuisance. or dangerous to property. The installation of any machin-
ery or other device in any building for carrying on a factory, work-
shop or bakery shall be deemed to be an addition to a building within
the meaning of section 3 of this By-Law.

41. Protection against Fire. (1) No motor-vehicle or combus-
tible commodity shall be kept in any garage any portion of ‘which is sit-
uated underneath a building except with the special permission of the
City Commissioners and subject to such conditions as they may’
prescribe.

(2) Where in the opinion of the City Commissioners any garage,
by reason of the materials whereof the same is constructed or by reason
of its proximity to any other building, shall be in such a condition as to
create a danger from fire emanating in such garage, the City Commis-
sioners may by notiee in writing to the owner or occupier of such a
garage order him on or before such date as they shall think fit to put
such said garage into such eondition as will in their opinion obviate
such danger; and until the necessary additions or reconstructions to the
said garage are carried out to the satisfaction of the City Commissioners
the owner or occupier of the garage shall not keep or be concerned in
keeping or cause to be kept therein any motor-vehicle or any combus-
tible commodity,

(3) Where in the opinion of the City Commissioners any kitchen,
bake-house, blacksmith-shop, or mariufactory, by reason of the materials
whereof the same are constructed or by reason of their proximity to
to any other building, sha}l be in such a condition as ta create a danger
from fire emanating in such kitchen, bake-house, blacksmith-shop, or
manufactory, the City Commissioners may, by a notice in writing to
the owner or occupier thereof, order him to do, within such time as they
shall think fit, all such additions and reconstructions as they shall deem
necessary for the purpose of safeguarding the City in the event of fire;
and if the owner or occupier fails to carry out all such additions and
reconstructions as aforesaid he shall be guilty of an offence against this
section; and further the City Commissioners may enter on such premises
and carry out any works which they may deem necessary for the purpose
aforesaid, and may recover the costs thereof together with the costs of
suit as a civil debt before a Court of competent jurisdiction, ,


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(4) For the purpose of this By-Law the term“ garage” shall include
any building in which a motor-vehicle is kept:

42. Use of Building not without sanction of City Com-
missioners. The use to which a building is put shall not be changed
nor shall the building be used for a different purpose than that speci-
fied when the application to build or alter was granted without the
prior sanction of the City Commissioners.

43. Notice of intention to develop private Schemes.
(1) Where any owner intends to develop any area, or to sell or lease
any lands for purposes of development he shall give notice in writing of
such intention to the City Commissioners and the notice shall be accom-
panied by a plan drawn to the scale of not less than forty feet to one
inch.

(2) The plan shall contain the following information:—
(a) North point;
(b) Widths of streets;
(c) Levels of streets in relation to surrounding land;
(d) Number and area of building lots;
(e) Building lines intended;

(f) Services such as water, sewage, lighting, direction of drain-
age.

(3) For the purpose of this section :—

(a) Any sale or lease of land, of an area not exceeding one
acre, to which has not been extended the City amenities shall be
presumed to be a sale or lease of land for purposes of development:

(6) “City amenities” include water mains, streets, street-lights
and drains.

(4) The notice shall be in the form set out in Form D in the First
Schedule to this By-Law, with such variations as the circumstances
may require.

44. Approval of City Commissioners. The City Commis-
Sioners shall within thirty days of the receipt of the notice required
under section 43 of this By-Law, approve or disapprove of the intended
work and shall indicate any amendments required by it. In the case of
a sale or lease of land the City Commissioners, if satisfied that it is not
a sale or lease of land for purposes of development, may approve of the
sale or lease subject to receiving from the parties to the sale or lease or
either of them such security as they may deem fit for meeting the cost
of layout on such land in the event of the land being built upon or
developed by the purchaser or lessee.

45. Approved Plan to be deposited. A plan, when approved,
. Shall be provided by the owner for deposit in the office of the City
Commissioners,
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. 46. Responsibilities of cost of layout to rest with owner.
The responsibility of the initial cost of laying out and of the construc-
tion of streets and building areas shall rest with the owner; and when
the work is completed and notice of completion is given to the City
Clerk the owner shall bear responsibility and maintenance for six
months and make good .any faults that may occur during this period.
At the end of this periodyand after: final inspection by the City Com-
missioners, the cost of maintaining streets and services may, from then
on, be borne by the City Commissioners if it is satisfied that such lay-
ing out and construction as aforesaid have been completed to their
satisfaction. :

47. City Commissioners to bear initial cost in certain
Cases. ‘The City Commissioners may, on such terms and con*litions as
they may deem fit, by resolution contribute the whole or any portion of
the initial cost of laying out and constructing streets and buildings in
areas where it would be in the public interest so to do.

48. Notice before commencement of Work. Notice in
writing shall be given to the City Commissioners before commencing
any work, and the said work ghall be completed within a stipulated
period. Ifthe work is not completed within six months after the end
of the agreed period, the City Commissioners may take over and
complete the necessary work and the City Clerk may on their behalf
recover the cost thereof from the owner.

49. ApPlication of By-Law. This By-Law shall apply to and
have force and effect within the City and an area of one mile beyond the
limits of the City; and the dwelling houses, estate works and buildings
and the cottages of labourers on the estates known as Otto’s, Gamble’s
and the Villa shall be considered to be part of the City.

50. Penalty. Any person who acts in contravention of or fails
to comply with or who ghall assist in or be concerned in contravening
any of the provisions of this By-Law shall be guilty of an offence and
shall on summary conviction be liable for every such offence to a penalty
not exceeding ninety-six dollars, and in the case of a continuing offence
shall be liable to a further penalty not exceeding ten dollars for each
day, after written notice from the City Commissioners of the offence.

51. Repeal. The By-Laws listed in the first column of the
Second Schedule hereto are hereby repealed to the extent shown in the
second column of the said Schedule.

Made by the City Commissioners this 8th day of November,
1950,

SyDNEY T. CHRISTIAN,
Chairman City Commissioners.
Approved and confirmed by the Legislative Council the 2]st day
of December, 1950.

G, A. THIBOU,
Clerk of the Council.
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. FIRST SCHEDULE.

FORM A.
Saint John’s City Building By-Law 1956.
Application to erect a new Building.
To: The City Clerk,
St. John’s.

I the undersigned apply for permission to erect a new building on
lot No. in Street, in accordance with the
particulars set out herein and the accompanying Gimicosion plans and
sections submitted herewith for your approval.

Particulars of construction of Building.
PART I—GENHERAL.

Name of street or road on which lot is Bitugte:
Width of Street.
Width of footpath.
Level of street or footpath in relation to lot.
Dimensions of lot on which building is to be erected.
Mode of drainage. Drainage lines to be shown on block plan.
Direction of surface water drainage.
Water Supply.
Lighting.
’ Coverage of building lot.
11. Width of clear space from side wall to side boundary line.
12. Area of open space left at the rear of proposed building.
13. Building line and distance from street boundary.
14. Is the house for your own occupation?
15. Ifo will it provide at least 48 square feet of habitable floor space,
for each occupant?
16. Describe the use to which the building is to be put.
17. Is there any present building on the lot? If so describe it.
18. Are there any you intend to retain?
19. Party walls (if any)

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Fa aie eae

ParRT II—PARTICULARS OF BUILDING,

20. Description of building to be erected.

-21. Width and depth of foundations.

22, Material for damp proof course,

23. Materials of which the building is to be constructed,

(@) External wall,

(b) Internal walls or partitions

(ce) Roof

(2) Balcony, verandah, arcades or other projections

(¢) Projections under street (e. g.) cellar heads cee

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(a) Is it detached or part of building?
(b) Materials proposed for walls and partitions.
(c) Materials proposed for floor.
(d) Type of stove or cooking appliance and means of removing

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(a) Type and number of sittings.
(6) Distance from buildings. ~
(c) Distance from nearest well, if any.

(b) Is it detached or part of building?

24,
25. Kitchen:
smoke.
26. Privies:
27. Bath:
(a) Type of bath.
28.

ing.
29. Particulars of each room in building:

Minimum height of lowest floor above level of underlying ground

Distance of stable, cow shed, garage or other outhouse from build-





















No. 1.| No. 2.| No. 3.| No. 4.| No. 5. | No. 6.| No. 7,
(a) Length of room
(6) Width of room
(c) Area of room
(ad) Height from floor
to Plate |
(e) Area of window|
opening
(f) Area of ventila-
tion openings |
exclusive of bat-
ten doors and
windows
(g) Room ceiled or
close boarded’
Signature of Builder
Address
Date
Signature of Owner
Address
Date
Approved by the City Commissioners on the day of
19

City Clerk.
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FORM B.
Saint John’s City Building By-Law, 1950.
Application to make alteration or addition to Building.

To; City Clerk,
St. John’s,

a addition
I the undersigned apply for permission to make RCaIOR
to the building situate at Street, in the manner

described in this notice and shown in the accompanying plan and I
undertake to conform to the provisions of the St. John’s City Build-
ing. By-Law. The following are the particulars of the proposed
work:—

Description of position and dimensions of the several parts of the
building intended to be altered and the proposed additions or altera-
_tions intended to be made.

Signature of Owner



Address

Name of Builder

Address

Date

Approved by the City Commissioners on the day of
19
City Clerk.
FORM C.

Saint John’s City Building By-Law, 1950.

Application to Remove a Building.
To: The City Clerk,

St. John’s.

I the undersigned apply for permission to remove the building
No. situate at and at
present occupied by on or
about the day of 19 to a spot
sitnate at Description, position and

and dimensions of building:

Description of site to which building is to be removed and proposed
position for erection of building.

Signature of Owner
Address ’
Name of Contractor
Address
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Approved by the City Commissioners on the day of
ee !
Uity Clerk.
RE AA TEE SESE I
FORM D.

Saint John’s City Building By-Law, 1950.
Notice of Intention to Develop an Area.
To: City Clerk,

St. John’s,
I hereby give notice that I intend to develop an area for the pur
pose of in the Parish-
of - in accordance with the particulars

set out herein and the accompanying layout plan, contour map and
section submitted herewith (in duplicate) for your consideration and
approval, »

PARTICULARS.

Name of Owner of Property
Street or Road on which Area is situated
Dimensions of Area
Dimensions of building lot
Number of buildings to be erected Type of design
Type of Construction x
Area of proposed open space
Streets or Roads:

24 ft. carriage way approx. length ft.

16 ft. ” ” ” ” 99

9 ft. ” ” ” ” ”
State materials of which streets or roads shall be paved.
9. Width of footpaths type of surface

10. Mode of drainage
11. Water service
12. Description of system of sewerage disposal
13. Estimated time in which development will be completed

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Signature of Planner

Address

Date : fe
Signature of Owner

Address

Date

Approved by the City Commissioners on the day of
19

City Clerk,
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SECOND SCHEDULE.
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8. R. & O. 1928, No. 3 ...| Section 2 (a)
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8. R. & O. 1932, No. 2 as Pot
8. R. & 0.1939, No. 15... .
S. R. & 0. 1944, No. 2 ...| Section 2 (1)
By-Law 17 (20), (S. R. & O. 1927, No. a) The proviso
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