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MIE LEEWARD ISLANDS
GAZETTE.
Published by Authority.
LXXXIV. THURSDAY, 9rH FEBRUARY, 1956. No. 8





Notices,

BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE
LEEWARD ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.

Kk. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.

WHEREAS by section 1 of the
Public Service Commission Ordi-
nance, 1956 (No. 1/1956) it is provided
that the said Ordinance shall come into
operation on a day to be appointed by
the Governor by Proclamation pub-
lished in the Gazette.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, KENNETH
WILLIAM BLACKBURNE, a Knight
Commander of the Most Distingnish-
ed Order of Saint Michael and Saint
George, an Officer of the Most Excel-
lent Order of the British Empire,
Governor and Commander in Chief
in and over the Colony of the
Leeward Islands and Vice Admiral of
the same, do by this my Proclamation
declare that the said Ordinance shall
come into operation on the 9th day
of February, 1956.



AND all Her Majesty's officers and
loving subjects in the Presidency of
Montserrat and all others whom it
may concern are hereby required to
take due notice hereof and to give
their ready obedience accordingly.

GIVEN at the Government House,
Antiqua, this 2nd day of Febru-
ary, 1956, and in the fourth year
of Her Majesty’s reign.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

The Governor has been pleased to
appoint Mr. G. E. MAYNARD to be
an Assessur for the Juvenile Court in
St. John’s in the place of Mr. G. W.
JOSHUA, who has resigned.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
lst February, 1956.
44/00006.



The Commissioner, Virgin Isiands,
has been pleased to grant to the Hon.
J. O. GrorGes, M.B.E., ten weeks’
leave of absence as a member of the
Executive Council and Legislative
Council of the Virgin Islands with
effect from the 23rd March, 1956.
The Secretariat,

Antigua.

31st January, 1956.
C. 18/00008,

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3528, Wy Pa
, Lyeré

It is hereby notified for general
information that His Excellency the
Governor has this duy been pleased
to appoint Mr. N. E. A. HARRIGAN
to be an official member of the
Legislative Council of the British
Virgin Islands.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
6th February, 1956.

It is hereby notified for general
information that His Excellency the
Governor has this day been pleased
to appoint Mr. N. KE. A. HARRIGAN
and Mr. 8. Sr. A. MEADE to be
Presidential Official Members of the
Executive Council of the British
Virgin Islands.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
6th February, 1956.



With reference to the Notice
appearing in Leeward Islands Gazetle
No. 40 of the 15th September, 1955,
it is notified for general iuformation
that the Exequatur empowering
Senor DoN CARLOS CRISTANCHO
Rosas to act as Consul-General of
Venezuela at Port of Spain for the
islands of Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada,
St. Vincent, Barbados, Barbuda, St.
Lucia, Dominica, St. Christopher,
Antigua, Nevis and Montserrat and
the Virgin Islands, received Her
Majesty’s signature on the 30th
December, 1955.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
6th February, 1956.

19/00009



Invalidation of Stamps.

It is hereby notified for general
information that, in accordance with
the provisions of the Stamps (Invali-
dation) Order, 1956 (General
Government 8.R. & O. No. 5 of 1956),
the special issue of stamps commem-
orating the three hundredth
anniversary of the settlement of the
island of Anguilla, originally
authorised for use by and under the
Stamps (Anguilla Tercentenary)
Order, 1950 (General Government
S.R.&0O. No. 29 of 1950), the
continued use whereof was authorised
by the Stamps (Continuance of Use)
Order, 1953 (General Government

(S.R. &O. No. 21 of 1953), will no
longer be used for the payment of
postage or stamp duties after the 31st
July, 1956.

2. Provision has, however, been
made in the abovementioned Invali-
dation Order for a period of grace of
three months thereafter, that is, on or
before the 31st October, 1956, within
which holders of stamps invalidated
by the Order may effect their
exchange at a Post Office in the
Presidency of St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla
for astamp or stamps of equal value
authorised for use in that Presidency.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
30th January, 1956.
62/00009—IT.

NATURALIZATION.

A Certificate of Naturalization
No. 1 of 1956 dated the 21st Decem-
ber, 1955, has been granted to Miss
MariA RoMANA Dias of Long



_ Street, St. John’s, Antigua, under the

British Nationality Act, 1948.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
27th January, 1956.

Ref. No. 55/00024.



No. 14.

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

HEWLETT, E. A. C., Junior Clerk,
Audit Office, resighed appointment.
Feb. 6

No. 15

The Governor has this day been
pleased to assent to the undermen-
tioned Acts and Ordinance:— .

ACTS.
Leeward Islands.

No. 1 of 1956, “The Transfer of
Sombrero Act, 1956.” Jan. 31

No. 2 of 1956, “The Promissory
Oaths (Amendment) Act, 1956.”
Jan. 31
No. 3 of 1956, “ The Interpretation
and General Clauses (Amendment)
Act, 1956.” Jan. 31



32

No. 4 of 1956, “The Overseas
Nurses’ Pensions (Amendment)
Act, 1956.” Jan. 31

No. 5 of 1956, ‘‘The Magistrate’s
Code of Procedure (Amendment)
Act, 1956.” Jan. 31

No. 6 of 1956, “The Pensions
(Amendment) Act, 1956.” Jan. 31

No. 7 of 1956, “The Larceny
(Amendment) Act, 1956.” Jan. 31

No. 8 of 1956, ‘‘ The Supplementary
Appropriation (1954) Act, 1956.”

Jan. 31
- No. 10 of 1956, The Appropriation
Act, 1956. Jan. 31
ORDINANCE,
Montserrat.

No. 1 of 1956, “The Public Service
Commnission Ordinance, 1956.”

Jan. 31

No. 16.

The following Acts and Ordinances
are circulated with this Gazette and
form part thereof:—

ACTS.
Leeward Islands.
No. 1 of 1956, “The Transfer of
~ Sombrero Act, 1956.”
2pp price de.
No. 2 of 1956, “The Promissory
Oaths (Amendment) Act, 1956.”
2pp pi ice de.
No. 3 of 1956, “‘ The Interpretation
and General Clauses (Amendment)
Act, 1958.” 2pp price 4c.
No. 4 of 1956, “The Overgeas
Nurses’ Pensions (Amendment) Act,
1956.” 2pp price 4c.

No. 5 of 1956, “The Magistrate’s
Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act,
1956.” 2pp price Ac.

No. 6 of 1956, ‘The Pensions
(Amendment) Act, 1956.”

3pp price 5c.

No. 7 of 1956, “The Larceny

(Amendment) Act, 1956.
lpp price 4c.

No. 8 of 1956, “The Supplemen-
tary Appropriation (1954) Act, 1956.”

2pp price Ae.

No. 9 of 1956, “The Supplemen-
tary Appropriation (1955) Act, 1956.”

2pp price 4c.

No. 10 of 1956, “The Appropria-
tion Act, 1956 ” 3pp price dc.

ORDINANCES.
Montserrat.

No. 9 of 1955, ‘*The Montserrat
Constitution and Elections (Amend-
ment) Ordinance, 1955.”
: 3pp price 5c.

No. 1 of 1956, “lhe Public Service
Commission Ordinance, 1956.”

App price Ge.



Workmen’s Compensation Act.

The attention of personsin Antigua
employing workmen, as defined by
the Workmen’s Compensation Act,
1937, is directed to the notice dated
26th February, 1955 published in the
Leeward Islands Gazette on the 10th
March, 1955, whereby such persons
are required to render, on or before
the 15th day of February in every

THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.

year to the Labour Commissioner,
a correct return in respect of the
preceding calendar year specifying:—

(a) The total number of
injuries to workmen during the
year in respect of which compen-
sation hag been pail.

(0) The number of
injuries inclnded under (a).

(c) The total amount paid in
full settlement of claim for com-
pensation in respect of non-fatal
injuries.

(d) The total amount paid to
dependents in respect of fatal
injuries,

(e) The number of non-fatal
injuries which have been classi-
fied as of a permanent nature.

(f) Full details respecting any
payment of compensation being
made on account of temporary
disablement under section 4

(1) (@).

Dated the 30th day of January,
1956.

fatal

Administrator.



ACQUISITION OF LAND

Notice required under Section
4 of the Land Acquisition
Act, 1944.

(No. 11 of 1944)

NOTICE IS HiWREBY GIVEN
that it appears to the Governor in
Council that the lands described in
the Schedule hereto and situate at
Galways in the parish of Saint
Anthony in the island of Montserrat
are likely to be needed for purposes
which in the opinion of the Governor
in Council ace public
namely, for housing purposes, AND
that it is necessary to make a prelimi-
nary survey of the said land.

SCHEDULE.

A piece or parcel of land contain-
ing approximately 24 acres forming
part of lands owned by JOHN HENRY
JEFFERS known as Galways Estate
and situate at Galways in the parish
of Saint Anthony in the island
of Montserrat.

Dated the 17th day of January,
1956.
Js. H. CARROT,
Clerk of the Council.

Commissioner’s Office,
Plymouth, Montserrat.
Ref. No, M. 38/44.



It is hereby notified for general
iuformation that in accordance with
Financial Instructions 170 (a) all
persons who have not received com-
pensation or costs in respect of cages
adjudicated before the Ist January,
1956 and
costs are in the custody of the
Magistrate, should apply to the
Magistrate’s Office BEFORE the 31st
May, 1956, failing which these
amounts will be credited to revenne.

DESMOND A. MCNAMARA,
Magistrate.
6th February, 1956.

purposes,.

which compensation or

[9 February, 1956.

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 23rd January, 1956.

BRITISH-AMERICAN TOBACCO
COMPANY, LTD., of Westminster
House, 7 Mill Bank, London, S.W.,,
have applied for Registration of Two
Trade Marks consisting of the fol-
lowing:—

OKRUSEAL
MILLEGEL

in Glass 45, that is to say: Tobacco
whether manufactured or unmanu-
factured.

The Applicants claim that they
have not used the said Trade Marks
in respect of the said goods prior to
the date of their said Application.

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

CECIL O. BYRON,

Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.



INCOME TAX NOTICE,

The Income Tax Ordinance No.
7 of 1945 (as amended).

PUBLIC OFFICERS AND PENSIONERS.

Any public officer or pensioner
liable to pay income tax whose
income including that of his wife
consists solely of his andjor her
emoluments as a public officer or
pensioner or other allowance from
public funds, shall deliver a true
and correct return of his whole
income to the Commissioners not
later than the 31st day of January,
1956. (Section 67 and 8S. R. & O.
1946, No. 13).

OTHER PERSONS.

Every person (including a com-
pany) liable to pay income tax shall
deliver ateue and correct return of
his whole income not later than the
31st day of March, 1956 (Section 67
and 8. R. & O. 1946, No. 13).

AGENTS, TRUSTEES, ETC.

Any person having the direction,
control or management of any
property or concern, or being in
receipt of income; on behalf of any
person, whether resident or non-
resident, as attorney, factor, agent,
trustee, curator or committee
should make and deliver to the
Commissioners. a return in respect
of such property, concern or income
not later than the 3lst day of March,
1956. (Sections 28 and 29).

GENERAL.

Any perscn may be considered to
be ‘liable to pay income tax” if his
income from all sources exceeds one
hundred and twelve pounds ($537.60).



9 February, 1956. ]

All claims for deduction from
income tax must be substantiated by
the production of receipts or other
bona fide evidence.

PENALTIES.

Any person liable to pay income
tax who fails to make or deliver a
return within the prescribed period
shall be guilty of an offence against
this Ordinance and shall be liable on
conviction to a penalty not exceed-
ing one hundred pounds, and in
default of payment to imprisonment
with or without hard labour for a
term not exceeding six months.
Section 68.

Any person who makes or delivers
a false return or keeps or prepares
any false accounts or particulars
concerning any income on which
tax is payable shall be guilty of
an offence and shall be liable on
conviction to a fine not exceeding
five hundred pounds, or to imprison-
ment with or without hard labour
for a term not exceeding six months.
(Section 64).

E. G. 0. M. BERRIDGE,
for the Commissioners.

HARBOUR NOTICE.
BOAT LICENCES

The attention of owners of hoats
is drawn to the following provisions
of the Porters, Watermen, and Boats
Licensing Ordinance, 1909, as
amerded—

1. Within twenty days after the
first day of January in each year
every owner of every drogher,
lighter, flat, boat, or craft of
any description whatever, ply-
ing or engaged in any way at
or about this Island (except such
boats as are carried by registered
vessels) shall apply to the Har-
bour Master for a licence to
possess and use such drogher,
lighter, flat, or craft (Section
14 (1).)

Any person owning or being in
possession of a drogher, lighter,
flat, boat, or craft required to be
licensed under this Ordinance,
and who fatls to lioence the same
within the time prescribed by
this Ordinance, shall be liable
on summary conviction to a
penalty not exceeding five
pounds besides the amount of
licence imposed by this Ordi-
nance in respect to such drogher,
lighter, flat, boat, or craft (Sec-
tion 29).

2. Every drogher, lighter, flat, boat
or craft licensed as before men-
tioned not being a registered
vessel within the meaning of
the Harbour and Roadsteads Act,
1894, shall have the number of
such licence, and the name of the
owner, legibly painted on the
stern in letters and figures not

less than one and a half inches
in length, and the said stern shall
be bona fide a fix part of the
drogher, lighter, flat, boat or
craft, and not a shifting board
moveable at pleasure; and if any
person shall be employed or
shall ply in any such flat, boat
or craft as a boatman without
having the number of the
licences so thereon painted as
aforesaid he shall forfeit and
pay a penalty not exceeding ten
shillings (Section 18).

3. It any drogher, lighter, flat,
boat or craft shall, in the opinion
of the owner, become unfit for
use, such owner shall within
twenty days after the first day
of January of the year succeed-
ing that in which such drogher,
lighter, flat, boat or eraft became
unfit for use make declaration
before the Harbour Master that
such drogher, lighter, flat, boat,
or craft, in respect to which no
such declaration as aforesaid has
been made or a licence granted
shall be liable on summary
conviction to @ - penalty not
exceeding in pounds (£10).
(Section 30)

E. H. BLANCHARD,
Harbour Master.
28th January, 1956.

Applications are invited to fill a
post of Statistician on the staff of the
Central Secretariat of the Caribbean
Commission, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
Men and Women are equally eligible
for the post.

Qualifications: Candidates
should be University graduates hold-
ing an advanced degree in Economics
and Statistics or be able to provide
evidence of advanced graduate work
in an academic institution of good
standing. In addition they should
have advanced practical experience
in the particular fields indicated, in
a specialised Government Depart-
ment, International Agency or
Private enterprise.

Applicants should:

(1) have a working knowledge
of the two languages of the
Caribbean Commission (English
and French) with complete
fluency in at least one of them,
and

(2) be familiar with modern
and standard systems in use in
the coordination of international
statistics.

Job Description: To collect,
collate, analyse and oth-rwise prepare
for publication and dissemination
Caribbean social and economic statis-
tics and to carry out such other
specific studies and projects in the
field of statistics and related economic
problems as may be assigned to the
successful candidate from time to
time. To supervise and direct a
Statistical department.

THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. 33

The salary for this post is US
$3,600 per annum rising by inere-
ments of US $240 on the basis of
satisfactory work to a maximum
of US $6,000 per annum.
Salary is expressed in US dollars
but will be payable in the currency
of the country in which the employee
is stationed. Entrance at a higher
point in the salary scale will depend
on the qualifications and experience
of the candidate,

Preference will be given to appli-
cants who, besides being able to carry
out the duties of the job described
above, possess practical experience in
the field of economic research.

Applications should reach the office
of the Secretary General of: the
Caribbean Commission not later
than March 31, 1956 and should
indicate whether the applicant, if
appointed, will be able to assume
duty at short notice; they should be
accompanied by a curriculum vitae,
references, testimonials and one
photograph.

Further particulars may be obtained,
if required, from:

The Secretary General,
Caribbean Commission,
Kent House,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad; B.W.IL

to whom all commnpications should
be addressed.

Port of Spain, Trinidad,
January 23, 1956.

16/00006:

TRAFFIC NOTICE.

Vehicles & Road Traffic
Ordinance, 1956.

The

By virtue of the powers conferred
on me in Section 2 of the Vehicles
and Road Traffic Ordinance 1946
(No. 5 of 1946), I hereby fix the
period hereunder for the lighting of
vehicles.

Until further notice, the lighting
period of vehioles shall be from
6.15 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Dated this 4th day of February,
1956.

EK. M. V. JAMES, Lt. Col.
Traffic Commissioner.



RAINFALL FIGURES.

Oentral Experiment Station,





Antigua.
Month. 1952. 1953. 1984, 1056, 1956,
Jan, 241 1.93 3.04 2.16 6.15
Feb. 4th 69° «Bia
310 208 3.88 2.16 6.68









34 THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE, [9 February, 1956.

Revised list of persons registered under the Midwives’ Ordinance No. 7 of 1951, for the
Presidency of Montserrat, as at the ist January, 1956.

Serial No. Name. Address
1 (@) Allen, Clemence Mary Elizabeth Glendon Hospital —
2, (9) Barzey, Catherine (Mrs.) Cork Hill
3. (16) Bramble, Elizabeth Glendon Hospital
4, (24) Buffong, Catherine St. George’s Hill
5. (29) Browne, Diana Baker Hill
6. (4) Cadogan, Lilian (Mrs.) Plymouth
7. (9) Clarke, Kathleen (Jeft island) Harris’
8. (23) Cooper, Mary (Mrs.) Bethel
9. (13) Clarke, Catherine Glendon Hospital
10. (1) Edwards, Winifred St. John’s
Il. (22) Frith, Catherine (Mrs.) (Left island) Salem
12. (26) Fenton, Charlotte Kinsale
13. (25) Greenaway, Leonora Adina (Mrs.) Infirmary
14, (28) Greenaway, Mary (Mrs.) St. John’s
15. (15) Greenaway, Catherine (Mrs.) Glendon Hospital
16. (10) Griffith, Doris (Mrs.) (Left island) Plymouth
17. (20) Griffith, Edith (Mrs.) Plymouth
18. (27) Isles, Kleanor Teresa) Left island) do
19. (18) Lee, Mary Susannah Gordon Harris’
20. (17) Piper, Verna (Mrs.) (Left island) Bethel
2l. (19) Philip, Vera Nelitha Harris’
22. (31) Ponde, Rosie (Left island) St. Patrick’s
23. (11) Richardson, Ina (Left island) Glendon Hospital
24, (14) Roache, Katherine :
25. (7) Frewin, Beryl Geraldine (Left island) Plymouth
20. (21) Tuitt, Rosanna Bethel
27. (12) Wade Catherine Glendon Hospital
28. (8) Warner, Susan (Mrs.) do
29, (2) White, Surah (Mrs.) St. Peter’s
3 (30) Wyke, Elizabeth (Mrs.) Salem

J. H. L. BROWNE,
Secretary, Midwives’ Board.



TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
Antigua, 24th January, 1956.

PHILIP MORKIS INCORPORATED of 100 Park Avenve, New York, New York,
United States of America, have applied for Registration of One Trade Mark consisting of the
folowing:—



in Class 45 that is to say Cigarettes.

The Applicants claim that they have used the said Trade Mark in respect of the said
goods for 10 months before the date of their said Application.

Any person may within three months 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.

’ Creizr O. Byron,
Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.



9 February, 1956.] THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. 85
TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
Anticva, 24th January, 1956.
WALTERS TRINIDAD BREWING CO., LTD., of 26 South Quay, Port of Spain,
‘Trinidad, have applied for Registration of one Trade Mark consisting of the following:—



in Class 43, that is to say: Beer and all other goods included in said Class.

The Applicants claim that they have used the said Trade Mark in respect of the said
goods for 4 months before the date of their said Application.

Any person may within three months 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.

Crci. O. Byron,
Acting Registrar of Trade Marks,



ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government. Printing Ojiice, Leeward islands, by E, M BLACKMAN,
Government Printer.—By Authority.

1956,

[ Price 49 cents.]

ee ent



renee &

No. 1 of 1956.
[L.S.}

Transfer of Sombrero.

I AssENt,
K. W. Bracksurne,
Governor.
31st January, 1956,

LEEWARD ISLANDS,
No. 1 of 1956.

An Act to provide that the Island of Sombrero
shall cease to form part of the Presidency of
the Virgin Islands and shall be included in
and form part of the Presidency of Saint
Christopher Nevis and Anguilla.

| By Proclamation. |

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Lee-

ward Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Transfer of
Sombrero Act, 1956.

2. From and after the coming into operation
of this Act the Island of Sombrero shall cease to
form part of the Presidency of the Virgin Islands
and shall be included in and form part of the
Presidency of Saint Christopher Nevis and An-
guilla.

3. The Sombrero Act is hereby repealed.

Lerwanp
ISLANDS

Commence-
ment,

Short title.

Transfer of
Sombrero
from the
Presidency of
the Virgin
Islands to the
Presidency

of Saint
Christopher
Nevis} and
Anguilla.

Repeal.
Cap. 81,



Lewwarp = Q Transfer of Sombrero. No. 1 of 1956.
ISLANDS, .

Commence- 4. This Act shall come into operation on a
tment. day to be appointed by the Governor by proclama-

tion published in the Gazette.

_ Rost. L. Brapsuaw,
Deputy President,

Passed by the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956.

A. E, Penn,
Clerk of the Council.

ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Guverument Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. Bracks AN, Government. Printer --By Authority.
1956.
47/00357—500—2.56. Price £ cents.



No. 2 of 1956. Promissory Oaths

(Amendment).
{L.S]

| ASSENT,
K. W. BuackBurneg,
(Fovernor.
3lst January, 1956.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
— “No. 2 of 1956.
An Act to nmend the Promissory Oaths Act and

to substitute a new form of Outh to be taken
by Members of Executive Councils.

[31s¢ January, 1956. |

ENACTED of the

Leeward Islands.

by the Legislature

1. This Act may be cited as the Promissory
Oaths (Amendment) Act, 1956, and shall be read
tig one with the Promissory Oaths Act, hereinafter
called the Principal Act.

2. The Principal Act is hereby amended by
the substitution of the following for the form of
Oath of Executive Councillor in the Schedule to
the Principal Act:—

“y, , being chosen and
adinitted to Her Majesty’s Exeoutive
Council in this Colony, do swear that
except with the authority of His Iexcel-
leucy the Governor 1

LEEwanrp
IsLANnbDs.

Commenes-
ment,

Short title.

Cap. 120,

Substitution
of form of
Oath of
Executive
Councillor in
Schedule to
Principal Act.



Lreewarp No. 2 of 1986. Promissory Oaths.
IsLANps. (Aimendine nit}.

will not directly or indirectly reveal the
business or proceedings of the Exccutive
Council or the nature or contents of any
document communicated to me ag a
Member of the Council or any matter
coming to my knowledge in my capacity
asa Member of the Council, and that in
all things I will be a true and faithful
Councillor.

So Help Me God”.

Roser. L. Brapsuaw,
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1946.

A. Ki. Penn,
Clerk of the Council,

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No. 8 of 1956. ae! Albi and General

[L.S.]

Clauses (Amendment).

I Assent,
k. W. BuackBurny,
Governor.
dist January, 1956.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. 3 of 1956.

An Act to amend the Interpretation and General
Clauses Act, 19565.

[81st January, 1956. |

ENACTED by the Legislature of the
Leeward Islands.

1.

This Act may be cited as the Interpre-

tation and General Clauses (Amendment) Act,

1956,

and shall be read as one with the

Interpretation and General Clauses Act, 1955.

2.

Section 2 of the Principal Act is hereby

amended by the substitution of the Following for
the definition of “ British possession ’
‘“ “British possession’? means any part of

Her Majesty’s dominions other than
the United Kingdom, and shall be
deemed to include India, South West
Africa; any territory under Her Maj-
estv’s protection, or any territory
administered by the Government of anv
part of Her Majesty’ s dominions under
the trusteeship system of the United
Nations; ” .

Lerwarp
IsLanvs.

Commence-
ment,

Short title,

12/1055,

Amendment of
section 2 of
the Principal
Act.



LEEWARD 2 Interpretation and General No. 3 of 1956.
ISLANDS, Clauses (Amendment).

Amendment of 8. Section 47 of the Principal Act is
tho princi hereby amended by the substitution of the word
Act. ‘‘riehts”’ for the word “right” appearing in the

second line of the section.

Rost. L. BrapsHaw, ’
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956.

A. Ii. Prnn,
Clerk of the Council.

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Orevscas Nurses’ Pensions
f

( touecndimeas)

No. 4 of 1966.

[L.S.]
I Assent,
K. W. BrackBuRNE,
(rovernor.

’

dist January, 1956,

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 4 of 1956.

An Act to amend the Overseas Nurses’ Pensions

Act.
[lst January, 1956. ]

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Lee-

ward Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Overseas
Nurses’ Pensions (Amendment) Act, 1956, and
shall be read as one with the Overseas Nurses’
Pensions Act, hereinafter called the Principal Act.

2. Section 3 of the Principal Act is hereby
amended by the substitution of the words “ four
dollars and eighty cents” for the words ‘ eight
shillings and four pence” appearing therein.

3. The Principal
the insertion therein, immedintely
of the following section :—

Act is hereby amended by
after section 3,

“3A. Notwithstanding anything con-
tained in section 3 of this Act every nursing
sister or matron to whom a retiring sllowance
was granted before the first day of January,
1956, shall have ber retiring allowance. m-
ereiced as from that date to the rate of four

Lrerwarp
ISLANDS

Commence-
ment,

Short title.

Cap, 129,

Amend ment.
of section 8 of
the Principal
Act.

Insertion of
new section in
Principal Act,

Inereased
allowance
applicable to
mises draw-
ine retiring
allowance
before Ist
January 1956,



Lerwarp 2 Overseas Nurses’ Pensions No. 4 of 1956.
IsLanps. (Amendment).

dollars and eighty cents per annum for each
month of her service in the Colony or any
Presidency thereof.” ’

Commence- 4. This Act shall be deemed to have come
ae into operation on the Ist day of January, 1956.

Rost. L. BrapsHaw,
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956.

A. E. PENn,
Clerk of the Council.



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hy Kk. M. BLackman, Government Printer.--By Authority.
1956,

13/00098—500 —2.56 [Price 4 vanis.]



No. 5 of 1956. Mayistrate’s Code of Pro-
cedure (Amendment).

[L.S.]
I Assent,
K. W. Bracksurne,

Governor.
3ist January, 1956.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 5 of 1956.

An Act to amend further the Magistrate’s Code
of Procedure Act, (Cap. 61).

[3lsé January, 1956.]

LEEWARD
ISLANDS.

Commence-
ment,

ENACTED by the Legislature of the

Leeward Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Magistrate’s
Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1956, and
shall be read as one with the Magistrate’s Code of
Procedure Act, as amended, hereinafter called
the Principal Act. .

2. Subsection (8) of section 172 of the
Principal Act is hereby amended by the sabstitu-
tion of a comma for the full-stop at the end of
subsection (3) and the addition thereafter of the
following words “and in a matter relating to
salvage or the title to wreck where the sum in

dispute exceeds ninetyesix dollars ”.

Rosr. L. Brapsuaw,
Deputy President.

Short title.

Cap. 61.

Amendment
of section
172(3) of the
Principal Act.



Leewarp 2 Magistrates (ode of Pro- No. 5 of 1956.
IsLanpDs. cedure (Amendment).

Passed the General Legislative Council this

27th day of January, 1956.

A. KE. Prwn,
Clerk of the Council.

ANTIG



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No. 6 of 1956. Lensions (amendmen)
[L.8.]

T Assent, °
Kk. Wy Buacksurng,
Governor.
31st January, 1956.

LEEWARD ISLANDS,
No. 6 of 1956.

An Act to amend further the Pensions Act, 1947.
[31st January, 1956.]

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Lee-
ward Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Pensions
(Amendment) Act, 1956, and shall be read us one
with the Pensions Act, 1947, us amended; herein-
after called the Principal Act.

2. (1) Subsection (1) of section 2 of the
Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution
of the following for paragraph (a) of the definition
of the expression “ pensionable emoluments ”—

“(a) in respect of service in the Colony,
includes salary, personal allowance, house
allowance, and, in the case of u teacher, any
charge pay that may be paid to such teacher
when in charge of a government elementary
school, but does not include duty allowance,
entertainment allowance or any other emolu-
ments whatever;”’,

LEEWARD
IsLANDB,

Commence-
ment,

Short title.

12/1947.
12/1948.
7/1963,
4/1955,

Amendment of
seotion 2(1) of
the Principal
Act



LEEWARD
Ts LANDS

Amendment of
section 16C1)
of the Princi-
pal Act.

Amendment of
section 17 of
the Prineipal
Act.

2 Pensions (Amendment) No. 6 of 1956.

(2) The foregoing amendment shall he deemed
to have had effect from the Ist day of January,
1952.

8. Subsection (1) of section 16 of the
Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitntion
of the words “For the purposes of this section”
for the words ‘ For the purposes of this subsection ”
appearing in the first line of paragraph (6) of the
subsection.

4. The following ameudmeuts are hereby
made to section 17 of the Principal Act: —

(1) Subsection (1) is amended by—

(a) inserting after the words
“Jegal personal representative” the
words ‘for in addition to the pay-
ment, if any, made to his dependant
or dependants’; and

(6) deleting the words ‘‘ para-
graphs (it) and (iii) in eee
vil), the words “ paragraph (ii

paragrap

proviso (a), and the words ‘ para.
graph (ii) or paragraph (iii)? in
proviso (6), and substituting in each
case the words “paragraphs (11),

(iii) or (Giv)”.
(2) Subsection (3) is amended by—-

(a) substituting a colon for the
full-stop at the end thereof; and

(b) udding thereto the follow-
ing proviso—

“ Provided that this subsection
shall not apply in the case of
officer who is eligible to receive
an award under subsection (4) of
this section ”’.

(3) Subsection (6) is amended by—

(@) reletteriag paragraphs (d)
and (¢) of the subsection as para-

graphs (¢) and (/') respectively; and



No. 6 of 1956. Pensions (.l mendment) 3 Lurwarp

ISLANDS.

(6) inserting next after para-
graph (c) the following—

‘““(d) the ‘word ‘father’ in-

_ cludes, in relation to a person, his

stepfather and a male person by
whom he has been adopted; ”.

Rost. L. Brapsuaw,
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956.

A. E. Pryn,
Clerk of the Councul.

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No. 7 of 1956. Larceny (-Lmendment). LEwwanp

TauaNDs.
[L.8.]
IT Assent,
Kk. W. Brackpurne,
Governor.

sist January, 1956.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 7 of 1956.

Au Act to amend further the Lareeny Act.

[31sé January, 1956] Commenve-

ment.

ENACTED by the Legislature of the

Leeward Islands.

; 1. This Act may be cited as the Larceny short titis.
(Amendment) Act, 1956, and shall be read as

one with the Larceny Act, as amended, herein-

after called the Principal Act. . Onp. 38.

2. Section 105 of the Principal Act ik Repeat,
hereby repealed.

Rost. L. BrapsRaw,
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956.

A. E. Pry,
Clerk of the Council.

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No. 8 of 1956. Supplementary Appropriation
(1954).

[L.8.]

I Assent,
K. W. Brackpurne,
Governor.
3lst January, 1956.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 8 of 1956.

An Act to sanction certain payments in excess of
the amount provided by luv for the service of
the General Government for the year ending
on the thirty-first day of December, 1954.

[Sled January, 1956.)

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Lee-
ward Islands.

1. This Act may he cited as the Supplemen-
tary Appropriation (1904) Act, 1956.

2) Phe sams of mouey scl forth in the First
Schedule to this Act paid under the warrant of the
Governor for the services mentioned in- that
Schedule, are hereby declared to be lawful expen-
diture on account of the Government of this Colony
for the service of the year ending on the thirty-
first day of December, 1954, and the sum of
Thirteen Thousand, Four Hundred and Seven
Dollars and Light Cente being such part of their
total amount as is recoverable from the several
Presidencies shall be charged upon their funds in the
proportions specified in the Second Schedule hereto.

Rost. L. Brapstaw,
Deputy, President.

Passed the General Legislative Council the
27th dav of January, 1956,

A. E, PENN
Clerk of the Council.

LEEWARD
ISLANDS.

Commence.
ment,

Short title.

Legalization
of expendi-
ture.



LEEWARD 2 _ Supplementary Appropriation
ISLANDS, (1984).

FIRST SCHEDULE.



HEAD. $
J, Pensions ane 4,151.76
II, Governor we 274.29
III. Secretariat ves 868.01
V. Education aes 1,733.80
VI. Judicial ane 6,379.29

13,407.08 -

XIII. Development and Welfare
and other Imperial
Grants vee 25,187.22





38,594.30



SECOND SCHEDULE.

APPORTIONMENTS. _
$
Antigua os P's’ 4,665.66
St. Kitts-Nevis and
Anguilla see Ysy'o 7,172.79
Montserrat tes tae 817,83
Virgin Islands - wee 1880 740.80



1 3,407.08.

ANTIQUA.

No. 8 of 1956.

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oy E. M. BLACKMAN, Government Printer.—By Authority

1956.

47/00003-——500—2.56 [Price 4 cents,]



No. 9 of 1956. Supplementary Appropriation
955),

[L.8.]

] Assent
Kk. W. Brackpurne,
Governor.

sist January, 1956,

LEHZWARD ISLANDS.
No. 9 of 1956,

An Act to sanetion certain payments in excess of
the smount provided by law for the service of
the General Government for the year ended
on the thirty-first day of December, 1955.

* Polst January, 1956. |

KNACTED by the Legislature of the
Leeward Islands.

1. Phts Act may be cited as the Supplemen-
tary Appropriation.(1955) Act, 1956,

2. The sums of money set forth in the First
Sehedule to this Act paid under the warrant of the
Governor for the services mentioned in that
Schedule, are hereby declared to be lawful expendi-
ture on account of the Government of this Colony
for the service of the year ended on the
thirty-first day of December, 1955, and the sum of
Forty-six Thousand, Three Hundred and Seventy-
Six Dollars and Twenty-One Cents being such
pert of their total amount as is recoverable from
the several Presidencies shall be charged upon their
funds in the proportions specified in the Second
Schedule hereto,

Ropr. L. Brapsyaw,

Deputy President.

Lerwarp
ISLAN Da,

Commencc-
ment,

Short title.
a
Legalization

of expeudi-
ture,



Lerwarp 2 Supplementary alppropriaiion No.9 of 1956.
IsLanbs. }

Passed the General Legislative Council the
27th day of January, 1996,

A. E. Penn,
Clerk of the Council.

FIRST SCHEDULE



Head $
II Governor Lee 200.00
Hil Secretariat wee 1,960.00
iV Audit we 112.00
VI Judicial Lee 1,403.00
Vil Legal . ae 3,300.00
VIII Miscellaneous wee 38,105.01
XI Printing = 1.596. 20
~ 16.876.21
XIII Development and
; Welfare and other:
Imperial Grants ... 24,865.70
7124.91
SECOND SCHEDULE
APPORTIONMENTS $
Antigua bes Vu'so 21,796.82
St. Kitts-Nevis
and Anguilla tee ano 18,921.40
Montserrat vee pane 3,570.97
Virgin Islands ie let 2 086.93
© 46,376.21

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No. 10 of 1956. Appropriation. Lrerwarp

[LS] IsLANDS.
I Assent,
K. W. BrackBurne,
Governor.
31st January, 1956.
LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 10 of 1956. °
[31st January, 1956. | Commence:

An Act to provide for the services of the Colony of the
Leeward Islands for the half-year ending on the
thirtieth day of Jane, 1956.

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Leeward
Tslands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Short title.
Act, 1956.

2. There shall be and there is hereby granted to Appropriation.
Her Majesty the Queen, for and in respect of the half-year
ending 0 the thirtieth day of June, 1956, the sum of
Four Hundred and Ten Thousand, Nine Hundred and
Six Dollars, over and above the sums already
granted and provided under the Acts in force in the
Colony to be applied and expended in the manner and
for the services specified in the First Schedule herete.

3. Such part of the said sum of Four Hundred Proportions
and Ten Thousand Nine Hundred and Six Dollars, and eye OY
also the sums already granted and provided as aforesaid
amounting to the sum of Ten Thousand and Hight
Hundred Dollars as set forth in the Second Schedule
hereto, as is recoverable from the several Presidencies
shall be charged upon their funds in the proportions
specified in the Third Schedule hereto.

Rost. L. BrapsHaw,
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this 27th
day of January, 1956.

A. E. PEny,
Clerk of the Council.



Lerwarp 2
Isuanps.

HwpaD.

IL.
ITI.
[V.

evi.
VII.
VIII.
IX.

XI.
XII.
XII.

HIBAD.

IL.

appropriation,

FIRST SCHEDULE.

SERVICE.

Pensions

Governor

Secretariat

Audit

Education

Judicial

Legal

Miscelaneous

Police

Post. Office

Printing

Treasury

Development & Welfare and
Other Imperial Grants

SECOND SCHEDULE.



SHRVIOE.

Governor

No.

10 of 1956.

AMOUNT.

$

43,176
8,890
19,386
23,144
7,825
5,453
5,810
25,771
209,017
4,000
19,960
2,520

36,454

410,906

AMOUNT.

$
10,800
“10,800

EQS



No. 10 of 1956. Appropriation. 3) Lerwarp

THIRD SCHEDULE. Isr.anps,

General Apportionment.

o

Antigua 47
St. Kitts-Nevis and

Anguilla ae 41
Montserrat 8
Virgin Islands 4

Police.

In respect of Personal Emoluments based on services
rendered according to distribution of personnel

$
Antigua tee 98,466
St. Kitts-Nevis and
Anguilla vee 73,686
Montserrat _ 22,759
Virgin Islands a 4,528

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Montserrat Constitution and
Elections (Amendment).

[L.8.]
I Assent,
K. W. Bracksurnr,
Governor.
30th December, 1955.

MONTSERRAT.
No. 9 of 1955.

An Ordinance to amend the Montserrat Consti-
tution and Elections Ordinance, 1952.

ENACTED by the Legislature of Montserrat
as follows: —

No. 9 of 1955,

1. This Ordinance may he cited as the Mont-
serrat Constitution and Elections (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1955, and shall be read as one with
the Montserrat Constitution and Elections Ordt-
nance,
Principal Ordinance.

2. Section 8 of the Principal Ordinance is
hereby amemded by the deletion of the word
73 ee Tse : " . 7, yt

said”? in the eighth line of the section and the
substitution therefor of the word “‘same”’.

3. Section 12 of the Principal Ordinance is
hereby amended as follows:—

Gi) by the insertion of the words
“ official member appointed by name
or” between the words “every”
and ‘‘nominated’’ in the second
line of subsection (1);

(ii) by the insertion of the words
“official member appointed by name
and every between the words
“Every? and “nominated” in the
first line of subsection (2);

(iii) by the substitution of the words “ An
official member appointed by name
eor n nominated member”’ for the
words “ A nominated member” in
the first line of subsection (4); and

1952, as amended, hereinafter called the.

Mon TSERRAT.

Short title.

Amendment of
section 8 of
the Principal
Ordinance,

Amendinent of
section 12 of
the Principal
Ordinance.



No. 1 of 1956. Publie Service Commission.

[L.S.]

1 ASSENT,
K. W. BuackBurne,
Governor.
31st January, 1956.

MONTSERRAT.

No. I of 1956.

An Ordinance to make provision for the creation
of a Public Service Com nission.

[By ProcramaTion]

ENACTED by the Legislature of Mont-

serrat:

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Public
Service Commission Ordinance, 1956, and shall
come into operation on a day to be appointed by
the Governor by Proclamation published in the
trazette.

2. In this Ordinance, unless the context
otherwise requires—

‘Commissioner’? means the person for the

time being holding the office of Commis-
sioner of the Presidency and includes
every person for the time being acting as
euch in his stead;

“ Governor”? means the Governor and Com-

mander in Chief of the Leeward Islands
and includes every person for the time
being administering the Government of

MoNTSERRAT.

Oommence-
ment.

Short title and
commence-
ment.

Interpretation.



MONTSERRAT.

Governor and
Cammissioner
to exercise
powers in their
discretion.

Public
Officers.

Public Service
Commission.

2 Public Service Commisston No. 1 of 1936.
the Leeward Islands and, to the extent
to which a Deputy for the Governor is
authorised to act, that Deputy;

y :

‘public office”? means any office of emolu-
ment in the public service;

“public officer” means the holder of any
public office and includes any person
appointed to act in any such office;

“the public service ’’ means the service of the
Crown in respect of the Government of
the Presidency.

8. (1) In the exercise of the functions eon-
ferred on him by this Ordinance the Governor shall
not be obliged to consult with the Executive
Council of the Presidency.

(2) The Commissioner shall not be obliged to
consult with the Executive Council of the Presi-
deney in the exercise of any functions delegated to
him by the Governor under section 8 of this
Ordinance.

4. The appomtment, promotion, transfer,
dismissal and disciplinary control of public officers
is hereby vested in the Governor.

5. (1) There shall be, in and for the Presi-
dency, @ Public Service ye (hereafter in
this Ordinance referred to as “ the Commission ”’)
and, subject to the provisions f this section, the Commission shall consist of such
persons, appointed in such manner, as may be
pre-cribed by Regulations made under this Ordi-
nance,

(2) The Governor may terminate the appoint.
ment of any member of the Commission and, sub-
jeet ax aforesaid, the members of the Commission
shall hold office upon such terms and conditions as
mav be prescribed by Regulations made under this

Ordinane @.

(3) No person shall he appointed as, or shall
remain, a member of the Commission f he is a
Member of the Legislative Council of the Presi.
dency. ,



No. | of 19356. lublic Service Commission. 3

6. (1) The Governor may refer to the
Commission for its advice any question reliting to
the appointment (including promotion and trans-
fer), or to the dismissal or other diseiplinery con-
trol of public officers or of any public officer, or to
any other matter which, in his opinion, affects the
public service:

Provided that no Judge or Magistrate shall be
regarded, for the purposes of this section, as a

public officer.

(2) [t shall be the duty of the Commission
to advice the Governor on any question which
he shall refer to it im aceordance with the
provisions of thix section, but the Governor shall
not. be required to act in accordance with the
advice given to him by the Comumnssion,

7. Kxcept with the consent of the Governor
signified in writing under the hand of the Colonial
Secretary, no person shall in any legal proceedings
produce or be permitted to give secondary evidenc
as to the contents or nature of any letter, state-
ment, report or other document or any oral
information addressed, made or oiven—

(a) to the Commission by or on behalf
of the Governor, the Colonial Secretary,
the Commissioner or the head of any Covent:
ment Department for the purpose of enabli ig
the Commission to discharge any of its
duties under this Ordinance; or

(6) by the Commission to the Governor,
the Colonial Secretary, the Commissioner
or the head of anv Government Department
in relation {0 any matter concerning or
arising out of the duties of the Commission.

8. The Governor may by order delegate to
the Commissioner all or any of the fanelions
conferred on the Governor by sections 4 and 6 of
this Ordinance subject to such conditions, excep-
tious and qualifications as the Governor may
prescribe and the Commissioner shall accordingly
have and exercise such funetions, subject as
aforesaid.

MONTSERRAT

Functions of
Public Service
Commission.

Reports and
statements or
other conmu-
nications of
the Commis-
sion to he
privileged.

Delegation of
powers by
Governor.



MONTSERRAT.

Power to make
Regulations
regarding
Public Service
Commission.

Public Service Commission. No. 1 of 1956.

9. The Governor may make Regulations

for giving effect to the provisions of this Ordi-
nance, and in particular and without prejudice
to the generality of the foregoing power may by
such Regulations make provision for all or any
of the following matters, that is to say:—

(a) the membership of the Commission;

(6) the appointment, tenure of office
and terms of service of members of the
Commission ;

(c) the organisation of the work of
the Commission and the manner in which
the Commission shall perform its functions;

(d) consultation by the Commission
with persons other than members of the
Commission ;

(e) the appointment, tenure of office
and terms of service of staff to assist the
Commission in the performance of _ its
functions;

(7) the protection and privilege of
members of the Commission in respect of
the performance of their duties and the privi-
lege of communications to and from the
Commission or its members in case of legal
proceedings;

(g) the definition and trial of offences
connected with the functions of the Commis-
sion and the imposition of penalties for such
olfences:

Provided that no such peralty shall
exceed a fine of one thousand dollars «und
imprisonment for a term cf six months,

CHaRLESwoRTH Ross,
President

Passed the Legislative Council this 19th day

of January, 1956.

Js. H. Carrort,
Clerk of the Council,



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MIE LEEWARD ISLANDS
GAZETTE.
Published by Authority.
LXXXIV. THURSDAY, 9rH FEBRUARY, 1956. No. 8





Notices,

BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE
LEEWARD ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.

Kk. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.

WHEREAS by section 1 of the
Public Service Commission Ordi-
nance, 1956 (No. 1/1956) it is provided
that the said Ordinance shall come into
operation on a day to be appointed by
the Governor by Proclamation pub-
lished in the Gazette.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, KENNETH
WILLIAM BLACKBURNE, a Knight
Commander of the Most Distingnish-
ed Order of Saint Michael and Saint
George, an Officer of the Most Excel-
lent Order of the British Empire,
Governor and Commander in Chief
in and over the Colony of the
Leeward Islands and Vice Admiral of
the same, do by this my Proclamation
declare that the said Ordinance shall
come into operation on the 9th day
of February, 1956.



AND all Her Majesty's officers and
loving subjects in the Presidency of
Montserrat and all others whom it
may concern are hereby required to
take due notice hereof and to give
their ready obedience accordingly.

GIVEN at the Government House,
Antiqua, this 2nd day of Febru-
ary, 1956, and in the fourth year
of Her Majesty’s reign.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

The Governor has been pleased to
appoint Mr. G. E. MAYNARD to be
an Assessur for the Juvenile Court in
St. John’s in the place of Mr. G. W.
JOSHUA, who has resigned.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
lst February, 1956.
44/00006.



The Commissioner, Virgin Isiands,
has been pleased to grant to the Hon.
J. O. GrorGes, M.B.E., ten weeks’
leave of absence as a member of the
Executive Council and Legislative
Council of the Virgin Islands with
effect from the 23rd March, 1956.
The Secretariat,

Antigua.

31st January, 1956.
C. 18/00008,

yi

3528, Wy Pa
, Lyeré

It is hereby notified for general
information that His Excellency the
Governor has this duy been pleased
to appoint Mr. N. E. A. HARRIGAN
to be an official member of the
Legislative Council of the British
Virgin Islands.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
6th February, 1956.

It is hereby notified for general
information that His Excellency the
Governor has this day been pleased
to appoint Mr. N. KE. A. HARRIGAN
and Mr. 8. Sr. A. MEADE to be
Presidential Official Members of the
Executive Council of the British
Virgin Islands.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
6th February, 1956.



With reference to the Notice
appearing in Leeward Islands Gazetle
No. 40 of the 15th September, 1955,
it is notified for general iuformation
that the Exequatur empowering
Senor DoN CARLOS CRISTANCHO
Rosas to act as Consul-General of
Venezuela at Port of Spain for the
islands of Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada,
St. Vincent, Barbados, Barbuda, St.
Lucia, Dominica, St. Christopher,
Antigua, Nevis and Montserrat and
the Virgin Islands, received Her
Majesty’s signature on the 30th
December, 1955.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
6th February, 1956.

19/00009



Invalidation of Stamps.

It is hereby notified for general
information that, in accordance with
the provisions of the Stamps (Invali-
dation) Order, 1956 (General
Government 8.R. & O. No. 5 of 1956),
the special issue of stamps commem-
orating the three hundredth
anniversary of the settlement of the
island of Anguilla, originally
authorised for use by and under the
Stamps (Anguilla Tercentenary)
Order, 1950 (General Government
S.R.&0O. No. 29 of 1950), the
continued use whereof was authorised
by the Stamps (Continuance of Use)
Order, 1953 (General Government

(S.R. &O. No. 21 of 1953), will no
longer be used for the payment of
postage or stamp duties after the 31st
July, 1956.

2. Provision has, however, been
made in the abovementioned Invali-
dation Order for a period of grace of
three months thereafter, that is, on or
before the 31st October, 1956, within
which holders of stamps invalidated
by the Order may effect their
exchange at a Post Office in the
Presidency of St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla
for astamp or stamps of equal value
authorised for use in that Presidency.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
30th January, 1956.
62/00009—IT.

NATURALIZATION.

A Certificate of Naturalization
No. 1 of 1956 dated the 21st Decem-
ber, 1955, has been granted to Miss
MariA RoMANA Dias of Long



_ Street, St. John’s, Antigua, under the

British Nationality Act, 1948.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
27th January, 1956.

Ref. No. 55/00024.



No. 14.

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

HEWLETT, E. A. C., Junior Clerk,
Audit Office, resighed appointment.
Feb. 6

No. 15

The Governor has this day been
pleased to assent to the undermen-
tioned Acts and Ordinance:— .

ACTS.
Leeward Islands.

No. 1 of 1956, “The Transfer of
Sombrero Act, 1956.” Jan. 31

No. 2 of 1956, “The Promissory
Oaths (Amendment) Act, 1956.”
Jan. 31
No. 3 of 1956, “ The Interpretation
and General Clauses (Amendment)
Act, 1956.” Jan. 31
32

No. 4 of 1956, “The Overseas
Nurses’ Pensions (Amendment)
Act, 1956.” Jan. 31

No. 5 of 1956, ‘‘The Magistrate’s
Code of Procedure (Amendment)
Act, 1956.” Jan. 31

No. 6 of 1956, “The Pensions
(Amendment) Act, 1956.” Jan. 31

No. 7 of 1956, “The Larceny
(Amendment) Act, 1956.” Jan. 31

No. 8 of 1956, ‘‘ The Supplementary
Appropriation (1954) Act, 1956.”

Jan. 31
- No. 10 of 1956, The Appropriation
Act, 1956. Jan. 31
ORDINANCE,
Montserrat.

No. 1 of 1956, “The Public Service
Commnission Ordinance, 1956.”

Jan. 31

No. 16.

The following Acts and Ordinances
are circulated with this Gazette and
form part thereof:—

ACTS.
Leeward Islands.
No. 1 of 1956, “The Transfer of
~ Sombrero Act, 1956.”
2pp price de.
No. 2 of 1956, “The Promissory
Oaths (Amendment) Act, 1956.”
2pp pi ice de.
No. 3 of 1956, “‘ The Interpretation
and General Clauses (Amendment)
Act, 1958.” 2pp price 4c.
No. 4 of 1956, “The Overgeas
Nurses’ Pensions (Amendment) Act,
1956.” 2pp price 4c.

No. 5 of 1956, “The Magistrate’s
Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act,
1956.” 2pp price Ac.

No. 6 of 1956, ‘The Pensions
(Amendment) Act, 1956.”

3pp price 5c.

No. 7 of 1956, “The Larceny

(Amendment) Act, 1956.
lpp price 4c.

No. 8 of 1956, “The Supplemen-
tary Appropriation (1954) Act, 1956.”

2pp price Ae.

No. 9 of 1956, “The Supplemen-
tary Appropriation (1955) Act, 1956.”

2pp price 4c.

No. 10 of 1956, “The Appropria-
tion Act, 1956 ” 3pp price dc.

ORDINANCES.
Montserrat.

No. 9 of 1955, ‘*The Montserrat
Constitution and Elections (Amend-
ment) Ordinance, 1955.”
: 3pp price 5c.

No. 1 of 1956, “lhe Public Service
Commission Ordinance, 1956.”

App price Ge.



Workmen’s Compensation Act.

The attention of personsin Antigua
employing workmen, as defined by
the Workmen’s Compensation Act,
1937, is directed to the notice dated
26th February, 1955 published in the
Leeward Islands Gazette on the 10th
March, 1955, whereby such persons
are required to render, on or before
the 15th day of February in every

THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.

year to the Labour Commissioner,
a correct return in respect of the
preceding calendar year specifying:—

(a) The total number of
injuries to workmen during the
year in respect of which compen-
sation hag been pail.

(0) The number of
injuries inclnded under (a).

(c) The total amount paid in
full settlement of claim for com-
pensation in respect of non-fatal
injuries.

(d) The total amount paid to
dependents in respect of fatal
injuries,

(e) The number of non-fatal
injuries which have been classi-
fied as of a permanent nature.

(f) Full details respecting any
payment of compensation being
made on account of temporary
disablement under section 4

(1) (@).

Dated the 30th day of January,
1956.

fatal

Administrator.



ACQUISITION OF LAND

Notice required under Section
4 of the Land Acquisition
Act, 1944.

(No. 11 of 1944)

NOTICE IS HiWREBY GIVEN
that it appears to the Governor in
Council that the lands described in
the Schedule hereto and situate at
Galways in the parish of Saint
Anthony in the island of Montserrat
are likely to be needed for purposes
which in the opinion of the Governor
in Council ace public
namely, for housing purposes, AND
that it is necessary to make a prelimi-
nary survey of the said land.

SCHEDULE.

A piece or parcel of land contain-
ing approximately 24 acres forming
part of lands owned by JOHN HENRY
JEFFERS known as Galways Estate
and situate at Galways in the parish
of Saint Anthony in the island
of Montserrat.

Dated the 17th day of January,
1956.
Js. H. CARROT,
Clerk of the Council.

Commissioner’s Office,
Plymouth, Montserrat.
Ref. No, M. 38/44.



It is hereby notified for general
iuformation that in accordance with
Financial Instructions 170 (a) all
persons who have not received com-
pensation or costs in respect of cages
adjudicated before the Ist January,
1956 and
costs are in the custody of the
Magistrate, should apply to the
Magistrate’s Office BEFORE the 31st
May, 1956, failing which these
amounts will be credited to revenne.

DESMOND A. MCNAMARA,
Magistrate.
6th February, 1956.

purposes,.

which compensation or

[9 February, 1956.

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 23rd January, 1956.

BRITISH-AMERICAN TOBACCO
COMPANY, LTD., of Westminster
House, 7 Mill Bank, London, S.W.,,
have applied for Registration of Two
Trade Marks consisting of the fol-
lowing:—

OKRUSEAL
MILLEGEL

in Glass 45, that is to say: Tobacco
whether manufactured or unmanu-
factured.

The Applicants claim that they
have not used the said Trade Marks
in respect of the said goods prior to
the date of their said Application.

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

CECIL O. BYRON,

Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.



INCOME TAX NOTICE,

The Income Tax Ordinance No.
7 of 1945 (as amended).

PUBLIC OFFICERS AND PENSIONERS.

Any public officer or pensioner
liable to pay income tax whose
income including that of his wife
consists solely of his andjor her
emoluments as a public officer or
pensioner or other allowance from
public funds, shall deliver a true
and correct return of his whole
income to the Commissioners not
later than the 31st day of January,
1956. (Section 67 and 8S. R. & O.
1946, No. 13).

OTHER PERSONS.

Every person (including a com-
pany) liable to pay income tax shall
deliver ateue and correct return of
his whole income not later than the
31st day of March, 1956 (Section 67
and 8. R. & O. 1946, No. 13).

AGENTS, TRUSTEES, ETC.

Any person having the direction,
control or management of any
property or concern, or being in
receipt of income; on behalf of any
person, whether resident or non-
resident, as attorney, factor, agent,
trustee, curator or committee
should make and deliver to the
Commissioners. a return in respect
of such property, concern or income
not later than the 3lst day of March,
1956. (Sections 28 and 29).

GENERAL.

Any perscn may be considered to
be ‘liable to pay income tax” if his
income from all sources exceeds one
hundred and twelve pounds ($537.60).
9 February, 1956. ]

All claims for deduction from
income tax must be substantiated by
the production of receipts or other
bona fide evidence.

PENALTIES.

Any person liable to pay income
tax who fails to make or deliver a
return within the prescribed period
shall be guilty of an offence against
this Ordinance and shall be liable on
conviction to a penalty not exceed-
ing one hundred pounds, and in
default of payment to imprisonment
with or without hard labour for a
term not exceeding six months.
Section 68.

Any person who makes or delivers
a false return or keeps or prepares
any false accounts or particulars
concerning any income on which
tax is payable shall be guilty of
an offence and shall be liable on
conviction to a fine not exceeding
five hundred pounds, or to imprison-
ment with or without hard labour
for a term not exceeding six months.
(Section 64).

E. G. 0. M. BERRIDGE,
for the Commissioners.

HARBOUR NOTICE.
BOAT LICENCES

The attention of owners of hoats
is drawn to the following provisions
of the Porters, Watermen, and Boats
Licensing Ordinance, 1909, as
amerded—

1. Within twenty days after the
first day of January in each year
every owner of every drogher,
lighter, flat, boat, or craft of
any description whatever, ply-
ing or engaged in any way at
or about this Island (except such
boats as are carried by registered
vessels) shall apply to the Har-
bour Master for a licence to
possess and use such drogher,
lighter, flat, or craft (Section
14 (1).)

Any person owning or being in
possession of a drogher, lighter,
flat, boat, or craft required to be
licensed under this Ordinance,
and who fatls to lioence the same
within the time prescribed by
this Ordinance, shall be liable
on summary conviction to a
penalty not exceeding five
pounds besides the amount of
licence imposed by this Ordi-
nance in respect to such drogher,
lighter, flat, boat, or craft (Sec-
tion 29).

2. Every drogher, lighter, flat, boat
or craft licensed as before men-
tioned not being a registered
vessel within the meaning of
the Harbour and Roadsteads Act,
1894, shall have the number of
such licence, and the name of the
owner, legibly painted on the
stern in letters and figures not

less than one and a half inches
in length, and the said stern shall
be bona fide a fix part of the
drogher, lighter, flat, boat or
craft, and not a shifting board
moveable at pleasure; and if any
person shall be employed or
shall ply in any such flat, boat
or craft as a boatman without
having the number of the
licences so thereon painted as
aforesaid he shall forfeit and
pay a penalty not exceeding ten
shillings (Section 18).

3. It any drogher, lighter, flat,
boat or craft shall, in the opinion
of the owner, become unfit for
use, such owner shall within
twenty days after the first day
of January of the year succeed-
ing that in which such drogher,
lighter, flat, boat or eraft became
unfit for use make declaration
before the Harbour Master that
such drogher, lighter, flat, boat,
or craft, in respect to which no
such declaration as aforesaid has
been made or a licence granted
shall be liable on summary
conviction to @ - penalty not
exceeding in pounds (£10).
(Section 30)

E. H. BLANCHARD,
Harbour Master.
28th January, 1956.

Applications are invited to fill a
post of Statistician on the staff of the
Central Secretariat of the Caribbean
Commission, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
Men and Women are equally eligible
for the post.

Qualifications: Candidates
should be University graduates hold-
ing an advanced degree in Economics
and Statistics or be able to provide
evidence of advanced graduate work
in an academic institution of good
standing. In addition they should
have advanced practical experience
in the particular fields indicated, in
a specialised Government Depart-
ment, International Agency or
Private enterprise.

Applicants should:

(1) have a working knowledge
of the two languages of the
Caribbean Commission (English
and French) with complete
fluency in at least one of them,
and

(2) be familiar with modern
and standard systems in use in
the coordination of international
statistics.

Job Description: To collect,
collate, analyse and oth-rwise prepare
for publication and dissemination
Caribbean social and economic statis-
tics and to carry out such other
specific studies and projects in the
field of statistics and related economic
problems as may be assigned to the
successful candidate from time to
time. To supervise and direct a
Statistical department.

THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. 33

The salary for this post is US
$3,600 per annum rising by inere-
ments of US $240 on the basis of
satisfactory work to a maximum
of US $6,000 per annum.
Salary is expressed in US dollars
but will be payable in the currency
of the country in which the employee
is stationed. Entrance at a higher
point in the salary scale will depend
on the qualifications and experience
of the candidate,

Preference will be given to appli-
cants who, besides being able to carry
out the duties of the job described
above, possess practical experience in
the field of economic research.

Applications should reach the office
of the Secretary General of: the
Caribbean Commission not later
than March 31, 1956 and should
indicate whether the applicant, if
appointed, will be able to assume
duty at short notice; they should be
accompanied by a curriculum vitae,
references, testimonials and one
photograph.

Further particulars may be obtained,
if required, from:

The Secretary General,
Caribbean Commission,
Kent House,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad; B.W.IL

to whom all commnpications should
be addressed.

Port of Spain, Trinidad,
January 23, 1956.

16/00006:

TRAFFIC NOTICE.

Vehicles & Road Traffic
Ordinance, 1956.

The

By virtue of the powers conferred
on me in Section 2 of the Vehicles
and Road Traffic Ordinance 1946
(No. 5 of 1946), I hereby fix the
period hereunder for the lighting of
vehicles.

Until further notice, the lighting
period of vehioles shall be from
6.15 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Dated this 4th day of February,
1956.

EK. M. V. JAMES, Lt. Col.
Traffic Commissioner.



RAINFALL FIGURES.

Oentral Experiment Station,





Antigua.
Month. 1952. 1953. 1984, 1056, 1956,
Jan, 241 1.93 3.04 2.16 6.15
Feb. 4th 69° «Bia
310 208 3.88 2.16 6.68






34 THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE, [9 February, 1956.

Revised list of persons registered under the Midwives’ Ordinance No. 7 of 1951, for the
Presidency of Montserrat, as at the ist January, 1956.

Serial No. Name. Address
1 (@) Allen, Clemence Mary Elizabeth Glendon Hospital —
2, (9) Barzey, Catherine (Mrs.) Cork Hill
3. (16) Bramble, Elizabeth Glendon Hospital
4, (24) Buffong, Catherine St. George’s Hill
5. (29) Browne, Diana Baker Hill
6. (4) Cadogan, Lilian (Mrs.) Plymouth
7. (9) Clarke, Kathleen (Jeft island) Harris’
8. (23) Cooper, Mary (Mrs.) Bethel
9. (13) Clarke, Catherine Glendon Hospital
10. (1) Edwards, Winifred St. John’s
Il. (22) Frith, Catherine (Mrs.) (Left island) Salem
12. (26) Fenton, Charlotte Kinsale
13. (25) Greenaway, Leonora Adina (Mrs.) Infirmary
14, (28) Greenaway, Mary (Mrs.) St. John’s
15. (15) Greenaway, Catherine (Mrs.) Glendon Hospital
16. (10) Griffith, Doris (Mrs.) (Left island) Plymouth
17. (20) Griffith, Edith (Mrs.) Plymouth
18. (27) Isles, Kleanor Teresa) Left island) do
19. (18) Lee, Mary Susannah Gordon Harris’
20. (17) Piper, Verna (Mrs.) (Left island) Bethel
2l. (19) Philip, Vera Nelitha Harris’
22. (31) Ponde, Rosie (Left island) St. Patrick’s
23. (11) Richardson, Ina (Left island) Glendon Hospital
24, (14) Roache, Katherine :
25. (7) Frewin, Beryl Geraldine (Left island) Plymouth
20. (21) Tuitt, Rosanna Bethel
27. (12) Wade Catherine Glendon Hospital
28. (8) Warner, Susan (Mrs.) do
29, (2) White, Surah (Mrs.) St. Peter’s
3 (30) Wyke, Elizabeth (Mrs.) Salem

J. H. L. BROWNE,
Secretary, Midwives’ Board.



TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
Antigua, 24th January, 1956.

PHILIP MORKIS INCORPORATED of 100 Park Avenve, New York, New York,
United States of America, have applied for Registration of One Trade Mark consisting of the
folowing:—



in Class 45 that is to say Cigarettes.

The Applicants claim that they have used the said Trade Mark in respect of the said
goods for 10 months before the date of their said Application.

Any person may within three months 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.

’ Creizr O. Byron,
Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.
9 February, 1956.] THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. 85
TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
Anticva, 24th January, 1956.
WALTERS TRINIDAD BREWING CO., LTD., of 26 South Quay, Port of Spain,
‘Trinidad, have applied for Registration of one Trade Mark consisting of the following:—



in Class 43, that is to say: Beer and all other goods included in said Class.

The Applicants claim that they have used the said Trade Mark in respect of the said
goods for 4 months before the date of their said Application.

Any person may within three months 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.

Crci. O. Byron,
Acting Registrar of Trade Marks,



ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government. Printing Ojiice, Leeward islands, by E, M BLACKMAN,
Government Printer.—By Authority.

1956,

[ Price 49 cents.]

ee ent
renee &

No. 1 of 1956.
[L.S.}

Transfer of Sombrero.

I AssENt,
K. W. Bracksurne,
Governor.
31st January, 1956,

LEEWARD ISLANDS,
No. 1 of 1956.

An Act to provide that the Island of Sombrero
shall cease to form part of the Presidency of
the Virgin Islands and shall be included in
and form part of the Presidency of Saint
Christopher Nevis and Anguilla.

| By Proclamation. |

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Lee-

ward Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Transfer of
Sombrero Act, 1956.

2. From and after the coming into operation
of this Act the Island of Sombrero shall cease to
form part of the Presidency of the Virgin Islands
and shall be included in and form part of the
Presidency of Saint Christopher Nevis and An-
guilla.

3. The Sombrero Act is hereby repealed.

Lerwanp
ISLANDS

Commence-
ment,

Short title.

Transfer of
Sombrero
from the
Presidency of
the Virgin
Islands to the
Presidency

of Saint
Christopher
Nevis} and
Anguilla.

Repeal.
Cap. 81,
Lewwarp = Q Transfer of Sombrero. No. 1 of 1956.
ISLANDS, .

Commence- 4. This Act shall come into operation on a
tment. day to be appointed by the Governor by proclama-

tion published in the Gazette.

_ Rost. L. Brapsuaw,
Deputy President,

Passed by the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956.

A. E, Penn,
Clerk of the Council.

ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Guverument Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. Bracks AN, Government. Printer --By Authority.
1956.
47/00357—500—2.56. Price £ cents.
No. 2 of 1956. Promissory Oaths

(Amendment).
{L.S]

| ASSENT,
K. W. BuackBurneg,
(Fovernor.
3lst January, 1956.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
— “No. 2 of 1956.
An Act to nmend the Promissory Oaths Act and

to substitute a new form of Outh to be taken
by Members of Executive Councils.

[31s¢ January, 1956. |

ENACTED of the

Leeward Islands.

by the Legislature

1. This Act may be cited as the Promissory
Oaths (Amendment) Act, 1956, and shall be read
tig one with the Promissory Oaths Act, hereinafter
called the Principal Act.

2. The Principal Act is hereby amended by
the substitution of the following for the form of
Oath of Executive Councillor in the Schedule to
the Principal Act:—

“y, , being chosen and
adinitted to Her Majesty’s Exeoutive
Council in this Colony, do swear that
except with the authority of His Iexcel-
leucy the Governor 1

LEEwanrp
IsLANnbDs.

Commenes-
ment,

Short title.

Cap. 120,

Substitution
of form of
Oath of
Executive
Councillor in
Schedule to
Principal Act.
Lreewarp No. 2 of 1986. Promissory Oaths.
IsLANps. (Aimendine nit}.

will not directly or indirectly reveal the
business or proceedings of the Exccutive
Council or the nature or contents of any
document communicated to me ag a
Member of the Council or any matter
coming to my knowledge in my capacity
asa Member of the Council, and that in
all things I will be a true and faithful
Councillor.

So Help Me God”.

Roser. L. Brapsuaw,
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1946.

A. Ki. Penn,
Clerk of the Council,

ANTIGU. \.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward islands,
by BE. M. BLaokMAN. Government Printer..-By Authority.
1966,

C. 18/00021—500 —2.56. Price 4 cents,
No. 8 of 1956. ae! Albi and General

[L.S.]

Clauses (Amendment).

I Assent,
k. W. BuackBurny,
Governor.
dist January, 1956.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. 3 of 1956.

An Act to amend the Interpretation and General
Clauses Act, 19565.

[81st January, 1956. |

ENACTED by the Legislature of the
Leeward Islands.

1.

This Act may be cited as the Interpre-

tation and General Clauses (Amendment) Act,

1956,

and shall be read as one with the

Interpretation and General Clauses Act, 1955.

2.

Section 2 of the Principal Act is hereby

amended by the substitution of the Following for
the definition of “ British possession ’
‘“ “British possession’? means any part of

Her Majesty’s dominions other than
the United Kingdom, and shall be
deemed to include India, South West
Africa; any territory under Her Maj-
estv’s protection, or any territory
administered by the Government of anv
part of Her Majesty’ s dominions under
the trusteeship system of the United
Nations; ” .

Lerwarp
IsLanvs.

Commence-
ment,

Short title,

12/1055,

Amendment of
section 2 of
the Principal
Act.
LEEWARD 2 Interpretation and General No. 3 of 1956.
ISLANDS, Clauses (Amendment).

Amendment of 8. Section 47 of the Principal Act is
tho princi hereby amended by the substitution of the word
Act. ‘‘riehts”’ for the word “right” appearing in the

second line of the section.

Rost. L. BrapsHaw, ’
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956.

A. Ii. Prnn,
Clerk of the Council.

ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Olice, Leewnrd Tslands.
by BoM. Boackuan, Government Printer, By Authority.
yah.

47/00202-—400—2.06. [Price 4 cents]
Orevscas Nurses’ Pensions
f

( touecndimeas)

No. 4 of 1966.

[L.S.]
I Assent,
K. W. BrackBuRNE,
(rovernor.

’

dist January, 1956,

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 4 of 1956.

An Act to amend the Overseas Nurses’ Pensions

Act.
[lst January, 1956. ]

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Lee-

ward Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Overseas
Nurses’ Pensions (Amendment) Act, 1956, and
shall be read as one with the Overseas Nurses’
Pensions Act, hereinafter called the Principal Act.

2. Section 3 of the Principal Act is hereby
amended by the substitution of the words “ four
dollars and eighty cents” for the words ‘ eight
shillings and four pence” appearing therein.

3. The Principal
the insertion therein, immedintely
of the following section :—

Act is hereby amended by
after section 3,

“3A. Notwithstanding anything con-
tained in section 3 of this Act every nursing
sister or matron to whom a retiring sllowance
was granted before the first day of January,
1956, shall have ber retiring allowance. m-
ereiced as from that date to the rate of four

Lrerwarp
ISLANDS

Commence-
ment,

Short title.

Cap, 129,

Amend ment.
of section 8 of
the Principal
Act.

Insertion of
new section in
Principal Act,

Inereased
allowance
applicable to
mises draw-
ine retiring
allowance
before Ist
January 1956,
Lerwarp 2 Overseas Nurses’ Pensions No. 4 of 1956.
IsLanps. (Amendment).

dollars and eighty cents per annum for each
month of her service in the Colony or any
Presidency thereof.” ’

Commence- 4. This Act shall be deemed to have come
ae into operation on the Ist day of January, 1956.

Rost. L. BrapsHaw,
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956.

A. E. PENn,
Clerk of the Council.



ANTIGUDA.
Printel-at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
hy Kk. M. BLackman, Government Printer.--By Authority.
1956,

13/00098—500 —2.56 [Price 4 vanis.]
No. 5 of 1956. Mayistrate’s Code of Pro-
cedure (Amendment).

[L.S.]
I Assent,
K. W. Bracksurne,

Governor.
3ist January, 1956.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 5 of 1956.

An Act to amend further the Magistrate’s Code
of Procedure Act, (Cap. 61).

[3lsé January, 1956.]

LEEWARD
ISLANDS.

Commence-
ment,

ENACTED by the Legislature of the

Leeward Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Magistrate’s
Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1956, and
shall be read as one with the Magistrate’s Code of
Procedure Act, as amended, hereinafter called
the Principal Act. .

2. Subsection (8) of section 172 of the
Principal Act is hereby amended by the sabstitu-
tion of a comma for the full-stop at the end of
subsection (3) and the addition thereafter of the
following words “and in a matter relating to
salvage or the title to wreck where the sum in

dispute exceeds ninetyesix dollars ”.

Rosr. L. Brapsuaw,
Deputy President.

Short title.

Cap. 61.

Amendment
of section
172(3) of the
Principal Act.
Leewarp 2 Magistrates (ode of Pro- No. 5 of 1956.
IsLanpDs. cedure (Amendment).

Passed the General Legislative Council this

27th day of January, 1956.

A. KE. Prwn,
Clerk of the Council.

ANTIG



Prince? at the Government Printing Offer, Leeward [elands
by GM. Busca an, Goverment Printer. iy Nathority
1956,

47/00026—300-—2.06 dvice 4 cents,
No. 6 of 1956. Lensions (amendmen)
[L.8.]

T Assent, °
Kk. Wy Buacksurng,
Governor.
31st January, 1956.

LEEWARD ISLANDS,
No. 6 of 1956.

An Act to amend further the Pensions Act, 1947.
[31st January, 1956.]

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Lee-
ward Islands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Pensions
(Amendment) Act, 1956, and shall be read us one
with the Pensions Act, 1947, us amended; herein-
after called the Principal Act.

2. (1) Subsection (1) of section 2 of the
Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution
of the following for paragraph (a) of the definition
of the expression “ pensionable emoluments ”—

“(a) in respect of service in the Colony,
includes salary, personal allowance, house
allowance, and, in the case of u teacher, any
charge pay that may be paid to such teacher
when in charge of a government elementary
school, but does not include duty allowance,
entertainment allowance or any other emolu-
ments whatever;”’,

LEEWARD
IsLANDB,

Commence-
ment,

Short title.

12/1947.
12/1948.
7/1963,
4/1955,

Amendment of
seotion 2(1) of
the Principal
Act
LEEWARD
Ts LANDS

Amendment of
section 16C1)
of the Princi-
pal Act.

Amendment of
section 17 of
the Prineipal
Act.

2 Pensions (Amendment) No. 6 of 1956.

(2) The foregoing amendment shall he deemed
to have had effect from the Ist day of January,
1952.

8. Subsection (1) of section 16 of the
Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitntion
of the words “For the purposes of this section”
for the words ‘ For the purposes of this subsection ”
appearing in the first line of paragraph (6) of the
subsection.

4. The following ameudmeuts are hereby
made to section 17 of the Principal Act: —

(1) Subsection (1) is amended by—

(a) inserting after the words
“Jegal personal representative” the
words ‘for in addition to the pay-
ment, if any, made to his dependant
or dependants’; and

(6) deleting the words ‘‘ para-
graphs (it) and (iii) in eee
vil), the words “ paragraph (ii

paragrap

proviso (a), and the words ‘ para.
graph (ii) or paragraph (iii)? in
proviso (6), and substituting in each
case the words “paragraphs (11),

(iii) or (Giv)”.
(2) Subsection (3) is amended by—-

(a) substituting a colon for the
full-stop at the end thereof; and

(b) udding thereto the follow-
ing proviso—

“ Provided that this subsection
shall not apply in the case of
officer who is eligible to receive
an award under subsection (4) of
this section ”’.

(3) Subsection (6) is amended by—

(@) reletteriag paragraphs (d)
and (¢) of the subsection as para-

graphs (¢) and (/') respectively; and
No. 6 of 1956. Pensions (.l mendment) 3 Lurwarp

ISLANDS.

(6) inserting next after para-
graph (c) the following—

‘““(d) the ‘word ‘father’ in-

_ cludes, in relation to a person, his

stepfather and a male person by
whom he has been adopted; ”.

Rost. L. Brapsuaw,
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956.

A. E. Pryn,
Clerk of the Councul.

ANTIGUS
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands.
by Bh. M. BLACKMAN. Government Printer. -By Authority.
1956.
47/00075-—500—-2.56, Price 5 cents,
No. 7 of 1956. Larceny (-Lmendment). LEwwanp

TauaNDs.
[L.8.]
IT Assent,
Kk. W. Brackpurne,
Governor.

sist January, 1956.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 7 of 1956.

Au Act to amend further the Lareeny Act.

[31sé January, 1956] Commenve-

ment.

ENACTED by the Legislature of the

Leeward Islands.

; 1. This Act may be cited as the Larceny short titis.
(Amendment) Act, 1956, and shall be read as

one with the Larceny Act, as amended, herein-

after called the Principal Act. . Onp. 38.

2. Section 105 of the Principal Act ik Repeat,
hereby repealed.

Rost. L. BrapsRaw,
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
27th day of January, 1956.

A. E. Pry,
Clerk of the Council.

ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by EM. Brackwan, Government Printer.--By Authority.

1956, ;
. [ Price 4 cents. |



47/00015—500—2.56
No. 8 of 1956. Supplementary Appropriation
(1954).

[L.8.]

I Assent,
K. W. Brackpurne,
Governor.
3lst January, 1956.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 8 of 1956.

An Act to sanction certain payments in excess of
the amount provided by luv for the service of
the General Government for the year ending
on the thirty-first day of December, 1954.

[Sled January, 1956.)

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Lee-
ward Islands.

1. This Act may he cited as the Supplemen-
tary Appropriation (1904) Act, 1956.

2) Phe sams of mouey scl forth in the First
Schedule to this Act paid under the warrant of the
Governor for the services mentioned in- that
Schedule, are hereby declared to be lawful expen-
diture on account of the Government of this Colony
for the service of the year ending on the thirty-
first day of December, 1954, and the sum of
Thirteen Thousand, Four Hundred and Seven
Dollars and Light Cente being such part of their
total amount as is recoverable from the several
Presidencies shall be charged upon their funds in the
proportions specified in the Second Schedule hereto.

Rost. L. Brapstaw,
Deputy, President.

Passed the General Legislative Council the
27th dav of January, 1956,

A. E, PENN
Clerk of the Council.

LEEWARD
ISLANDS.

Commence.
ment,

Short title.

Legalization
of expendi-
ture.
LEEWARD 2 _ Supplementary Appropriation
ISLANDS, (1984).

FIRST SCHEDULE.



HEAD. $
J, Pensions ane 4,151.76
II, Governor we 274.29
III. Secretariat ves 868.01
V. Education aes 1,733.80
VI. Judicial ane 6,379.29

13,407.08 -

XIII. Development and Welfare
and other Imperial
Grants vee 25,187.22





38,594.30



SECOND SCHEDULE.

APPORTIONMENTS. _
$
Antigua os P's’ 4,665.66
St. Kitts-Nevis and
Anguilla see Ysy'o 7,172.79
Montserrat tes tae 817,83
Virgin Islands - wee 1880 740.80



1 3,407.08.

ANTIQUA.

No. 8 of 1956.

Printed at the Government Printing O:sfice, Leeward Islands
oy E. M. BLACKMAN, Government Printer.—By Authority

1956.

47/00003-——500—2.56 [Price 4 cents,]
No. 9 of 1956. Supplementary Appropriation
955),

[L.8.]

] Assent
Kk. W. Brackpurne,
Governor.

sist January, 1956,

LEHZWARD ISLANDS.
No. 9 of 1956,

An Act to sanetion certain payments in excess of
the smount provided by law for the service of
the General Government for the year ended
on the thirty-first day of December, 1955.

* Polst January, 1956. |

KNACTED by the Legislature of the
Leeward Islands.

1. Phts Act may be cited as the Supplemen-
tary Appropriation.(1955) Act, 1956,

2. The sums of money set forth in the First
Sehedule to this Act paid under the warrant of the
Governor for the services mentioned in that
Schedule, are hereby declared to be lawful expendi-
ture on account of the Government of this Colony
for the service of the year ended on the
thirty-first day of December, 1955, and the sum of
Forty-six Thousand, Three Hundred and Seventy-
Six Dollars and Twenty-One Cents being such
pert of their total amount as is recoverable from
the several Presidencies shall be charged upon their
funds in the proportions specified in the Second
Schedule hereto,

Ropr. L. Brapsyaw,

Deputy President.

Lerwarp
ISLAN Da,

Commencc-
ment,

Short title.
a
Legalization

of expeudi-
ture,
Lerwarp 2 Supplementary alppropriaiion No.9 of 1956.
IsLanbs. }

Passed the General Legislative Council the
27th day of January, 1996,

A. E. Penn,
Clerk of the Council.

FIRST SCHEDULE



Head $
II Governor Lee 200.00
Hil Secretariat wee 1,960.00
iV Audit we 112.00
VI Judicial Lee 1,403.00
Vil Legal . ae 3,300.00
VIII Miscellaneous wee 38,105.01
XI Printing = 1.596. 20
~ 16.876.21
XIII Development and
; Welfare and other:
Imperial Grants ... 24,865.70
7124.91
SECOND SCHEDULE
APPORTIONMENTS $
Antigua bes Vu'so 21,796.82
St. Kitts-Nevis
and Anguilla tee ano 18,921.40
Montserrat vee pane 3,570.97
Virgin Islands ie let 2 086.93
© 46,376.21

ANLETGUA.
Printed al the thovernment Printing Office. Urcward Tslanda.
by F. M. Buackmay.. Government Printer. By Anthority,
L95E,

47/00003—H00 2.06, frive 4 cenis
No. 10 of 1956. Appropriation. Lrerwarp

[LS] IsLANDS.
I Assent,
K. W. BrackBurne,
Governor.
31st January, 1956.
LEEWARD ISLANDS.
No. 10 of 1956. °
[31st January, 1956. | Commence:

An Act to provide for the services of the Colony of the
Leeward Islands for the half-year ending on the
thirtieth day of Jane, 1956.

ENACTED by the Legislature of the Leeward
Tslands.

1. This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Short title.
Act, 1956.

2. There shall be and there is hereby granted to Appropriation.
Her Majesty the Queen, for and in respect of the half-year
ending 0 the thirtieth day of June, 1956, the sum of
Four Hundred and Ten Thousand, Nine Hundred and
Six Dollars, over and above the sums already
granted and provided under the Acts in force in the
Colony to be applied and expended in the manner and
for the services specified in the First Schedule herete.

3. Such part of the said sum of Four Hundred Proportions
and Ten Thousand Nine Hundred and Six Dollars, and eye OY
also the sums already granted and provided as aforesaid
amounting to the sum of Ten Thousand and Hight
Hundred Dollars as set forth in the Second Schedule
hereto, as is recoverable from the several Presidencies
shall be charged upon their funds in the proportions
specified in the Third Schedule hereto.

Rost. L. BrapsHaw,
Deputy President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this 27th
day of January, 1956.

A. E. PEny,
Clerk of the Council.
Lerwarp 2
Isuanps.

HwpaD.

IL.
ITI.
[V.

evi.
VII.
VIII.
IX.

XI.
XII.
XII.

HIBAD.

IL.

appropriation,

FIRST SCHEDULE.

SERVICE.

Pensions

Governor

Secretariat

Audit

Education

Judicial

Legal

Miscelaneous

Police

Post. Office

Printing

Treasury

Development & Welfare and
Other Imperial Grants

SECOND SCHEDULE.



SHRVIOE.

Governor

No.

10 of 1956.

AMOUNT.

$

43,176
8,890
19,386
23,144
7,825
5,453
5,810
25,771
209,017
4,000
19,960
2,520

36,454

410,906

AMOUNT.

$
10,800
“10,800

EQS
No. 10 of 1956. Appropriation. 3) Lerwarp

THIRD SCHEDULE. Isr.anps,

General Apportionment.

o

Antigua 47
St. Kitts-Nevis and

Anguilla ae 41
Montserrat 8
Virgin Islands 4

Police.

In respect of Personal Emoluments based on services
rendered according to distribution of personnel

$
Antigua tee 98,466
St. Kitts-Nevis and
Anguilla vee 73,686
Montserrat _ 22,759
Virgin Islands a 4,528

ANTIGUA,
Printedat the Government Printing Office, Lesward Islands,
by E. M. BrackMan, Government Printer.—By Authority.
19456,
47/00083 —500—-2.56. Price 5 cents.
Montserrat Constitution and
Elections (Amendment).

[L.8.]
I Assent,
K. W. Bracksurnr,
Governor.
30th December, 1955.

MONTSERRAT.
No. 9 of 1955.

An Ordinance to amend the Montserrat Consti-
tution and Elections Ordinance, 1952.

ENACTED by the Legislature of Montserrat
as follows: —

No. 9 of 1955,

1. This Ordinance may he cited as the Mont-
serrat Constitution and Elections (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1955, and shall be read as one with
the Montserrat Constitution and Elections Ordt-
nance,
Principal Ordinance.

2. Section 8 of the Principal Ordinance is
hereby amemded by the deletion of the word
73 ee Tse : " . 7, yt

said”? in the eighth line of the section and the
substitution therefor of the word “‘same”’.

3. Section 12 of the Principal Ordinance is
hereby amended as follows:—

Gi) by the insertion of the words
“ official member appointed by name
or” between the words “every”
and ‘‘nominated’’ in the second
line of subsection (1);

(ii) by the insertion of the words
“official member appointed by name
and every between the words
“Every? and “nominated” in the
first line of subsection (2);

(iii) by the substitution of the words “ An
official member appointed by name
eor n nominated member”’ for the
words “ A nominated member” in
the first line of subsection (4); and

1952, as amended, hereinafter called the.

Mon TSERRAT.

Short title.

Amendment of
section 8 of
the Principal
Ordinance,

Amendinent of
section 12 of
the Principal
Ordinance.
No. 1 of 1956. Publie Service Commission.

[L.S.]

1 ASSENT,
K. W. BuackBurne,
Governor.
31st January, 1956.

MONTSERRAT.

No. I of 1956.

An Ordinance to make provision for the creation
of a Public Service Com nission.

[By ProcramaTion]

ENACTED by the Legislature of Mont-

serrat:

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Public
Service Commission Ordinance, 1956, and shall
come into operation on a day to be appointed by
the Governor by Proclamation published in the
trazette.

2. In this Ordinance, unless the context
otherwise requires—

‘Commissioner’? means the person for the

time being holding the office of Commis-
sioner of the Presidency and includes
every person for the time being acting as
euch in his stead;

“ Governor”? means the Governor and Com-

mander in Chief of the Leeward Islands
and includes every person for the time
being administering the Government of

MoNTSERRAT.

Oommence-
ment.

Short title and
commence-
ment.

Interpretation.
MONTSERRAT.

Governor and
Cammissioner
to exercise
powers in their
discretion.

Public
Officers.

Public Service
Commission.

2 Public Service Commisston No. 1 of 1936.
the Leeward Islands and, to the extent
to which a Deputy for the Governor is
authorised to act, that Deputy;

y :

‘public office”? means any office of emolu-
ment in the public service;

“public officer” means the holder of any
public office and includes any person
appointed to act in any such office;

“the public service ’’ means the service of the
Crown in respect of the Government of
the Presidency.

8. (1) In the exercise of the functions eon-
ferred on him by this Ordinance the Governor shall
not be obliged to consult with the Executive
Council of the Presidency.

(2) The Commissioner shall not be obliged to
consult with the Executive Council of the Presi-
deney in the exercise of any functions delegated to
him by the Governor under section 8 of this
Ordinance.

4. The appomtment, promotion, transfer,
dismissal and disciplinary control of public officers
is hereby vested in the Governor.

5. (1) There shall be, in and for the Presi-
dency, @ Public Service ye (hereafter in
this Ordinance referred to as “ the Commission ”’)
and, subject to the provisions f this section, the Commission shall consist of such
persons, appointed in such manner, as may be
pre-cribed by Regulations made under this Ordi-
nance,

(2) The Governor may terminate the appoint.
ment of any member of the Commission and, sub-
jeet ax aforesaid, the members of the Commission
shall hold office upon such terms and conditions as
mav be prescribed by Regulations made under this

Ordinane @.

(3) No person shall he appointed as, or shall
remain, a member of the Commission f he is a
Member of the Legislative Council of the Presi.
dency. ,
No. | of 19356. lublic Service Commission. 3

6. (1) The Governor may refer to the
Commission for its advice any question reliting to
the appointment (including promotion and trans-
fer), or to the dismissal or other diseiplinery con-
trol of public officers or of any public officer, or to
any other matter which, in his opinion, affects the
public service:

Provided that no Judge or Magistrate shall be
regarded, for the purposes of this section, as a

public officer.

(2) [t shall be the duty of the Commission
to advice the Governor on any question which
he shall refer to it im aceordance with the
provisions of thix section, but the Governor shall
not. be required to act in accordance with the
advice given to him by the Comumnssion,

7. Kxcept with the consent of the Governor
signified in writing under the hand of the Colonial
Secretary, no person shall in any legal proceedings
produce or be permitted to give secondary evidenc
as to the contents or nature of any letter, state-
ment, report or other document or any oral
information addressed, made or oiven—

(a) to the Commission by or on behalf
of the Governor, the Colonial Secretary,
the Commissioner or the head of any Covent:
ment Department for the purpose of enabli ig
the Commission to discharge any of its
duties under this Ordinance; or

(6) by the Commission to the Governor,
the Colonial Secretary, the Commissioner
or the head of anv Government Department
in relation {0 any matter concerning or
arising out of the duties of the Commission.

8. The Governor may by order delegate to
the Commissioner all or any of the fanelions
conferred on the Governor by sections 4 and 6 of
this Ordinance subject to such conditions, excep-
tious and qualifications as the Governor may
prescribe and the Commissioner shall accordingly
have and exercise such funetions, subject as
aforesaid.

MONTSERRAT

Functions of
Public Service
Commission.

Reports and
statements or
other conmu-
nications of
the Commis-
sion to he
privileged.

Delegation of
powers by
Governor.
MONTSERRAT.

Power to make
Regulations
regarding
Public Service
Commission.

Public Service Commission. No. 1 of 1956.

9. The Governor may make Regulations

for giving effect to the provisions of this Ordi-
nance, and in particular and without prejudice
to the generality of the foregoing power may by
such Regulations make provision for all or any
of the following matters, that is to say:—

(a) the membership of the Commission;

(6) the appointment, tenure of office
and terms of service of members of the
Commission ;

(c) the organisation of the work of
the Commission and the manner in which
the Commission shall perform its functions;

(d) consultation by the Commission
with persons other than members of the
Commission ;

(e) the appointment, tenure of office
and terms of service of staff to assist the
Commission in the performance of _ its
functions;

(7) the protection and privilege of
members of the Commission in respect of
the performance of their duties and the privi-
lege of communications to and from the
Commission or its members in case of legal
proceedings;

(g) the definition and trial of offences
connected with the functions of the Commis-
sion and the imposition of penalties for such
olfences:

Provided that no such peralty shall
exceed a fine of one thousand dollars «und
imprisonment for a term cf six months,

CHaRLESwoRTH Ross,
President

Passed the Legislative Council this 19th day

of January, 1956.

Js. H. Carrort,
Clerk of the Council,



ANTIGUA.

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

1056

47/00391—500—2.56. Price 6 cents

wily