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 Title: Trinidad and Tobago revised ordinances, 1950
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 Material Information Title: Trinidad and Tobago revised ordinances, 1950 Uniform Title: Laws, etc. (Trinidad and Tobago revised ordinances, 1950 Physical Description: 10 v. : ; 26 cm. Language: English Creator: TrinidadMaingot, Elliot Francis, 1891- Publisher: Printed by C. F. Roworth, Govt. printers Place of Publication: London Publication Date: 1951 [i.e. 1952]
 Subjects Subject: Law -- Trinidad and Tobago   ( lcsh ) Genre: non-fiction   ( marcgt )
 Notes Statement of Responsibility: Prepared under the authority of the Law revision ordinance, ch. 1, no. 1, by Elliot Francis Maingot. General Note: Cover title: Laws of Trinidad and Tobago, 1950. General Note: "Contains the ordinances of the colony in force on the 31st day of December, 1950, exclusive of those reserved by ordinance no.23 of 1949 and by subsequent proclamations."
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Nationality and aliens
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British nationality (offenses and fees)
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Labour and industry
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Industrial training
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Workmen's compensation
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Wages councils
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Agricultural credit bank
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Rents of small agricultural holdings
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Feline animals
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Property and conveyancing
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Land surveyors
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Crown lands
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Leases and sales of settled estates
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Gas cylinders (use, conveyance and storage)
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Explosives
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Sleeping accomodations (control of charges)
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Patients, designs and trade marks ordinance
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Importation of textiles (quotas)
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Cocoa (import and export)
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Bankers licences and bank notes ordinance
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Full Text

REVISED ORDINANCES, 1950

PREPAIRD UNDEB THE AUTHORITY OF
THE LAW REVISION ORDINANCE
Ch. 1. No. 1.

BY
ELLIOT FRANCIS MAINGOT
OBOWN SOLIITORB OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

THis VOLUME CONTAINS THE RULES, REGULATIONS, ETC.,
MADE UNDER CH. 21-CH. 43 INCLUSIVE, AND AN APPENDIX
OT THE RULES MADE BY THE GOVERNOR AS INTENDANT
OF GnowN LANDS.

VOL. IX.

Price per set of 10 Volumes--25 or $120.00 British. Caribbean Currency FEINTED BY 0. F. ROWORTH LTD., 88, PETTBE LANE, LONDON, E.0.4. 1951. [Appointed by the Government of the Colony of Trinidad and Tobago the Government Printers of this Edition within the meaning of the Eidence (Colnial Statutes) Act, 1907.] To be purchased from the Government Printer, Port-of-Spain, and from the Crown Agents for the Colonies, 4, Millbank, London, S.W.1. UNIVER'T O ORID LA. VOL.NO. PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN BY C. F. ROWORTH ITD.. SS FETTER LANE, LONDON, K.C.4. (v ) CONTENTS. VOLUME IX. CHAPTER 21. NATIONALITY AND ALIENS. BRITISH NATIONALITY (OFFENCES AND FEES) OIL RIGHTS (ALIEN CONTROL) Aliens (Landholding). Alien Bankers. Alien Missionaries and Teachers. Alien Criminals. Expulsion of Undesirable Aliens. PAGE 1 29 CHAPTER 22. LABOUR AND INDUSTRY. INDUSTRIAL TRAINING ... ... ... ... 32 LABOUR BUREAU ... ... ... ... 32H Labour Statistics. Labour (Minimum Wage). Masters and Servants. EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN (NIGHT WORK) ... 32L *Recruiting of Workers. Foreign Labour Contracts. TRADE UNIONS. ... ... ... ... ... 32N Trade Disputes (Arbitration and Inquiry). Trade Disputes and Protection of Property. TRUCK ... ... ... ... ... ... 42 Workmen's Wages (Protection). WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ... ... ... 45 Workmen's Compensation (Transfer of Funds). WAGES COUNCILS ... ... ... ... 76 vi Contents. CHAPTER 23. AGRICULTURE. No. PAGE 1. Department of Agriculture. 2. Agricultural Society. 3. AGRICULTURAL CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES ... 78 4. *Agricultural Credit Societies. 5. AGRICULTURAL CREDIT BANK ... ... ... 84 6. *Agricultural Contracts. 7. Agricultural Fires. 8. Marketing Board. 9. Claying of Cocoa. 10. Farmers Advances. 11. Sugar-Cane Small Holdings. 12. *Production of Cane. 13. Sugar Quotas. 14. SUGAR INDUSTRY SPECIAL FUNDS ... ... 101 15. FERTILISERS AND FEEDING STUFFS ... ... 106 16. Cocoa Industry. 17. PLANT PROTECTION ... ... ... ... 118 18. Sale of Produce. 19. Tobago Metairie. 20. RENTS OF SMALL AGRICULTURAL HOLDINGS 125 CHAPTER 24. FORESTRY. 1. FORESTS ... ... ... ... ... ... 130 2. BOTANIC GARDENS ... ... ... ... 132 3. Sawmills. Contents. vii CHAPTER 25. ANIMALS AND ANIMAL DISEASES. PAGE Veterinary Surgeons (Registration). -DISEASES OF ANIMALS ... . BEEKEEPING AND BEE PRODUCTS DOGS ... ... ... FELINE ANIMALS ... Mongoose. *Wild Animals and Birds (Protection). ... ... 134 ... ... 150 ... 157 ... ... 160 No. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9 ... ... ..... 162 CHAPTER 26. MINES AND MINERALS. Petroleum Department and Conservation Board. PETROLEUM ... ... .. ... ... 164 OIL MINING AND REFINING ... ... ... 185 MINES, BORINGS AND QUARRIES ... ... 187 Mining Compensation. OIL AND WATER BOARD ... ... ... 208 Oil-bearing Sands (Water Control). Oilfield Fires Control. Pipe-lines. *Asphalt Industry Regulation. Geological Survey. Pounds. FISHERIES ... viii Contents. CHAPTER 27. PROPERTY AND CONVEYANCING. No. PAGE 1. Director of Surveys. 2. LAND SURVEYORS ... ... ... ... 222 3. Colony Survey. 4. Division of Trinidad. 5. CROWN LANDS ... .. ... ... ... 236 6. Crown Grants and Leases (Re-Issue). 7. Resumption of Land. 8. Letting of Houses (Implied Terms). 9. Three Chains (Tobago). 10. Land Acquisition. 11. Real Property. 12. Convevancing and Law of Property. 13. Married l'omen's Property. 14. Partition. 15. LEASES AND SALES OF SETTLED ESTATES ... 237 16. LANDLORD AND TENANT ... ... ... 239 17. Summary Ejectment. 18. RENT RESTRICTION ... ... ... ... 241 19. Rent Restriction (Serviced Premises). 20. Rent Restriction (Short Tenancies). 21. Jlortgages of Produce. CHAPTER 28. REGISTRATION OF DEEDS. 1. Registrar General. 2. Registration of Deeds. 3. Tobago Deeds. Contents. ix CHAPTER 29. STATUS. NO. PAGE 1. Births and Deaths Registration. 2. Marriage. 3. Deceased Wife's Sister's Marriage. 4. Muslim Marriage and Divorce Registration. 5. *Hindu Marriage. 6. Registers of Births, Deaths and Marriages. - 7. ADOPTION OF CHILDREN ... ... ... 262 8. Census. CHAPTER 30. CONTROL OF VARIOUS MATTERS. 1. ADVERTISEMENTS REGULATION ... ... 275 2. FACTORIES ... ... ... ... ... 287 3. *GAs CYLINDERS (USE, CONVEYANCE AND STORAGE) ... ... ... ... ... 324 4. EXPLOSIVES ... ... ... ... ... 325 5. Firearms and Ammunition. 6. Food and Fuel Control. 7. Old Metal and Marine Stores. 8. Newspapers. 9. THEATRES AND DANCE HALLS ... ... 334 10. *Cinematograph. 11. Cinematograph Entertainments (Maximum Charges). 12. *Boxing Control. 13. Street Collections (Control). 14. Licensing of Dealers (Precious Metals and Stones). 15. *ELECTRIC INSTALLATIONS (BUILDINGS) ... 335 16. ELECTRICITY (INSPECTION) ... ... ... 336 17. SLEEPING ACCOMMODATION (CONTROL OF CHARGES) ... ... .. ... ... 342 18. SERVICES (CHARGES CONTROL) ... ... 347 19. Limeoil (Control of Manufacture). 20. Motion Picture Films (Carriage and Storage). 21. Pool Betting. Contents. CHAPTER 31. TRADE AND COMMERCE. PAGE *Companies. Partnership. REGISTRATION OF BUSINESS NAMES ... Mercantile Law. Bills of Exchange. Bills of Lading. *Carriage of Goods by Sea. Bills of Sale. Sale of Goods. No. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. ... 348 ... ... ... 361 Employment). ... ... ... 363 18. PATENTS. DESIGNS AND TRADE MARKS 19. ASSURANCE COMPANIES ... ... ... ... 365 ... 368 CHAPTER 32. CUSTOMS AND EXCISE. Customs and Excise Department CUSTOMS ... ... ... ... IMPORTATION OF TEXTILES (QUOTAS) ... COCOA (IMPORT AND EXPORT) ... ... Asphalt Export Duty. EXPORTATION OF FRUIT ... Plant (Export Prohibition). EXCISE (GENERAL PROVISIONS).. ... ... 369 ... 499 ... 504 ... 506 ... 509 Auctioneers. MONEYLENDERS ... ... *Pavwnbrokers. *Rural Pedlars. *Shops (Hours of Opening and WEIGHTS AND MEASURES Copyright. Merchandise Marks. Contents. xi CHAPTER 32---continued. No. PAGE 9. SPIRITS AND SPIRIT COMPOUNDS ... ... 520 10. Brewery. 11. LIQUOR LICENCES ... ... ... ... 530 12. *Registration of Clubs. 13. Copra Products Control. 14. Limes Export Levy. 15. HOTELS (DEVELOPMENT ENCOURAGEMENT) ... 563 16. Control of Importation of Live Fish. CHAPTER 33. PUBLIC REVENUE. 1. INCOME TAX ... ... ... ... ... 566 2. INCOME TAX (IN AID OF INDUSTRY) ... ... 572 3. Aid to Pioneer Industries. 4. STAMP DUTY ... ... ... ...... 576 5. *ESTATE AND SUCCESSION DUTIES ... ... 580 6. Estate and Succession Duties (Killed in War). 7. Lands and Buildings Taxes. 8. RATES AND CHARGES RECOVERY ... ... 582 9. Cocoa Subsidy (Special Taxation). 10. Cinematograph Entertainment Tax. 11. Taxes Exemption. 12. Casual Revenue. 13. Rates, Taxes and Licences (Payment by Cheque). 14. EXCESS PROFITS TAX ... ... ... ... 583 15. Excess Profits Tax (Termination of Operation). 16. EXCESS PROFITS TAX (POST-WAR REFUNDS) ... 586 xii Contents. CHAPTER 34. PUBLIC LOANS. No. PAGE 1. General Loan and Inscribed Stock. 2. General Local Loan. 3. General Local Loan (Municipal Corporations). 4. Trustee Investments in Government Securities. CHAPTER 35. CURRENCY AND BANKING. 1. Treasury Bills. 2. Currency. 3. BANKERS LICENCES AND BANK NOTES ... 588 4. Local Savings Banks. 5. *Post Office Savings Bank. 6. Government Currency Notes. CHAPTER 36. POSTAL AND TELECOMMUNICATION. 1. POST OFFICE ... ... ... ... ... 589 2. *Wircless Telegraphy. 3. Cable and Wireless (West Indies) Limited. 4. Trinidad Consolidated Telephones Limited. 5. Prodictiont of Telegrams. CHAPTER 37. PUBLIC UTILITIES CORPORATIONS. 1. *CENTRAL WATER DISTRIBUTION AUTHORITY... 631 2. SLUM CLEARANCE AND HOUSING ... ... 632 3. Slum Clearance and Housing (Temporary Pro- visions). 4. TOWN AND REGIONAL PLANNING ... ... 634 5. Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission. Contents. CHAPTER 38. BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATIONS. No. PAGE 1. Building Societies. 2. *Friendly Societies. 3. *Friendly Societies Housing Corporation. 4. CREDIT UNION SOCIETIES ... ... ... 641 CHAPTER 39. MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT AND COUNTY COUNCILS. 1. *PORT-OF-SPAIN CORPORATION ... ... ... 653 2. St. James Area Improvement. 3. Dry River. 4. Belmont Improvement Rate. 5. East Dry River Improvement Area. 6. Port-of-Spain Corporation (Electricity). 7. *SAN FERNANDO CORPORATION ... ... ... 677 8. SAN FERNANDO RECREATION GROUND ... 691 9. San Fernando Electric Works. 10. San Fernando and Arima Hucksters, Pedlars and Porters. 11. *ARIMA CORPORATION ... ... ... ... 692 12. Municipal Elections. 13. Municipal Corporations (Pensions). 14. PRINCE'S BUILDING ... ... ... ... 702 15. *COUNTY COUNCILS ... ... ... ... 706 CHAPTER 40. DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION. 1. Wardens. 2. Towns and Villages (Definition). 3. RECREATION GROUNDS AND PASTURES ... 716 4. COUNTRY MARKETS ... ... ... ... 723 Contents. CHAPTER 41. PRIVATE ORDINANCES. PAGE Boy Scouts Association. Girl Guides Association. La Brea Jetty and Tramway. Montreal Trust Company. 'arenage Pier. CHAPTER 42. MISCELLANEOUS. 1. Public Holidays. 2. PUBLIC LIBRARY ... ... ... ... ... 729 3. CARNEGIE FREE LIBRARY ... ... ... 734 4. CENTRAL LIBRARY OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 737 5. Races. 6. QUEEN'S PARK ... ... ... ... ... 740 7. Trading with the Enen y. 8. *Patents, Designs, Copyrights and Trade Marks (Emergency). 9. DIPLOMATIC PRIVILEGES (EXTENSION) ... 743 CHAPTER 43. UNITED STATES BASES. 1. UNITED STATES BASES (TEMPORARY PROVI- SIONS) ... ... ... ... ... ... 764 2. United States Counsel. APPENDIX. CROWN LANDS REGULATIONS ... LAND (OIL MINING) REGULATIONS ... SUBMARINE AREAS OF THE GULF OF (ANNEXATION) ORDER ...... SUBMARINE (OIL MINING) REGULATIONS ... CROWN LANDS FOREST PRODUCE RULES... ... 766 ... 788 PARIA ... 833 ... 835 .,. 851 No. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Is British Nationality. [Ch. 21. No. 1. CHAPTER 21. No. 1. BRITISH NATIONALITY (OFFENCES AND FEES). British Nationality Act, 1948. 11 & 12 Geo. 6. Ch. 56. R.G. 14.7.1949. AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISION FOR BRITISH NATIONALITY AND FOR CITIZENSHIP OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND COLONIES AND FOR PURPOSES CONNECTED WITH THE MATTERS AFORESAID. [30th July, 1948.] BE IT ENACTED by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:- PART I. BRITISH NATIONALITY. 1. (1) Every person who under this Act is a citizen of the United Kingdom and British Colonies or who under any enactment for the time being in force in any country nationality mentioned in subsection (3) of this section is a citizen of that country shall by virtue by virtue of of that citizenship have the status of a British subject. citizenship.' (2) Any person having the status aforesaid may be known either as a British subject or as a Commonwealth citizen; and accordingly in this Act and in any other ,enactment or instrument whatever, whether passed or made before or after the commencement of this Act, the expression "British subject" and the expression "Commonwealth citizen shall have the same meaning. (3) The following are the countries hereinbefore referred to, that is to say, Canada. Australia. New Zealand, the Union of South Africa, Newfoundland, India, Pakistan. Southern Rhodesia and Ceylon. 2. (1) Any citizen of Eire who immediately before the commencement of this Continuance. Act was also a British subject shall not by reason of anything contained in section of certain one of this Act be deemed to have ceased to be a British subject if at any time he citizens of gives notice in writing to the Secretary of State claiming to remain a British subject Eire as on all or any of the following grounds, that is to say- British (a) that he is or has been in Crown service under His Majesty's government subjects. in the United Kingdom; (b) that he is the holder of a British passport issued by His Majesty's govern- ment in the United Kingdom or the government of any colony, protectorate, United Kingdom mandated territory or United Kingdom trust territory; (c) that he has associations by way of descent, residence or otherwise with the United Kingdom or with any colony or protectorate or any such territory as aforesaid. (2) A claim under the foregoing subsection may be made on behalf of a child who has not attained the age of sixteen years by any person who satisfies the Secretary of State that he is a parent or guardian of the child. (3) If by any enactment for the time being in force in any country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act provision corresponding to the foregoing provisions of this section is made for enabling citizens of Eire to claim to remain British subjects, any person who by virtue of that enactment is a British subject shall be deemed also to be a British subject by virtue of this section. T.-IX. 1 Is British Nationality. [Ch. 21. No. 1. CHAPTER 21. No. 1. BRITISH NATIONALITY (OFFENCES AND FEES). British Nationality Act, 1948. 11 & 12 Geo. 6. Ch. 56. R.G. 14.7.1949. AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISION FOR BRITISH NATIONALITY AND FOR CITIZENSHIP OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND COLONIES AND FOR PURPOSES CONNECTED WITH THE MATTERS AFORESAID. [30th July, 1948.] BE IT ENACTED by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:- PART I. BRITISH NATIONALITY. 1. (1) Every person who under this Act is a citizen of the United Kingdom and British Colonies or who under any enactment for the time being in force in any country nationality mentioned in subsection (3) of this section is a citizen of that country shall by virtue by virtue of of that citizenship have the status of a British subject. citizenship.' (2) Any person having the status aforesaid may be known either as a British subject or as a Commonwealth citizen; and accordingly in this Act and in any other ,enactment or instrument whatever, whether passed or made before or after the commencement of this Act, the expression "British subject" and the expression "Commonwealth citizen shall have the same meaning. (3) The following are the countries hereinbefore referred to, that is to say, Canada. Australia. New Zealand, the Union of South Africa, Newfoundland, India, Pakistan. Southern Rhodesia and Ceylon. 2. (1) Any citizen of Eire who immediately before the commencement of this Continuance. Act was also a British subject shall not by reason of anything contained in section of certain one of this Act be deemed to have ceased to be a British subject if at any time he citizens of gives notice in writing to the Secretary of State claiming to remain a British subject Eire as on all or any of the following grounds, that is to say- British (a) that he is or has been in Crown service under His Majesty's government subjects. in the United Kingdom; (b) that he is the holder of a British passport issued by His Majesty's govern- ment in the United Kingdom or the government of any colony, protectorate, United Kingdom mandated territory or United Kingdom trust territory; (c) that he has associations by way of descent, residence or otherwise with the United Kingdom or with any colony or protectorate or any such territory as aforesaid. (2) A claim under the foregoing subsection may be made on behalf of a child who has not attained the age of sixteen years by any person who satisfies the Secretary of State that he is a parent or guardian of the child. (3) If by any enactment for the time being in force in any country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act provision corresponding to the foregoing provisions of this section is made for enabling citizens of Eire to claim to remain British subjects, any person who by virtue of that enactment is a British subject shall be deemed also to be a British subject by virtue of this section. T.-IX. 1 2 Ch. 21. No. 1.] British Nationality. Limitation 3. (1) A British subject or citizen of Eire who is not a citizen of the United of criminal Kingdom and Colonies shall not be guilty of an offence against the laws of any liability part of the United Kingdom and Colonies or of any protectorate or United Kingdom of citizens of trust territory by reason of anything done or omitted in any country mentioned in countries subsection (3) of section one of this Act or in Eire or in any foreign country, unless- mentioned (a) the act or omission would be an offence if he were an alien; and in s. 1 (3) and lirc. (b) in the case of an act or omission in any country mentioned in subsection Status of (3) of section one of this Act or in Fire, it would be an offence if the country citizens of in which the act is done or the omission made were a foreign country: Eire and Provided that nothing in this subsection shall apply to the contravention of any British provision of the Merchant Shipping Acts. 1804 to 1948. protected persons (2) Subject to the provisions of this section, any law in force in any part of person. the United Kingdom and Colonies or in any protectorate or United Kingdom trust territory at the date of the commencement of this Act, whether by virtue of a rule of law or of an Act of P ualiamnnt or any other enactment or instrument whatsoever, and any law which by virtue of a.nv Act of Parliament passed before that date comes into force in any such place as aforesaid on or after that date, shall, until provision to the contrary is made by the authority having power to alter that law, continue to have ettect ill relation to citizens of Eire who are not British subjects in like manner as it has ettect in relation to British subjects. (3) In the Aliens Restriction Acts. 1914 and 1919, and in any order made thereunder the expression alien shall not include a British protected person. PART II. CirTIzNSHil OF0 THE UNITED KINGDOM AND COLONIES. Cttia.sskisp by birth or descent. Citizenship 4. Subject to the provisions of this section, every person born within the United by birth. Kingdom and Colonies after the commencement of this Act shall be a citizen of the United Kingdoim and Colonies by birth: Provided that a person shall not be such a citizen by virtue of this section if at the time of his birth- (a) his i.thier possesses such immunity from suit and legal process as is accorded to an envoy of a foreign sovereign power accredited to His Majesty, and is not a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies; or ()l his father is an enemy alien and the birth occurs in a place then under occupation by the enemy. Citizenship 5. (1) Subject to the provisions of this section, a person born after the com- by descent. mencement of this Act shall be a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies by descent if his father is a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies at the time of the birth: IProvided that if the father of such a person is a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies by descent only, that person shall not be a citizen of the United King- dom and Colonies by virtue of this section unless- (a) that person is born or his father was born in a protectorate, protected state. mandated territory or trust territory or any place in a foreign country where by treaty. capitulation. grant, usage. sufferance, or other lawful means. His Majesty then has or had jurisdiction over British subjects; or (t,) that person's birth having occurred in a place in a foreign country other than a place such as is mentioned in the last foregoing paragraph, the birt.i is registered at a United Kingdom consulate within one year of its occurrence, or. with the permission of the Secretary of State. later; or (c) that person's father is, at the time of the birth, in Crown service under His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom; or (d) that person is born in any country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act in which a citizenship law has then taken effect and does not become a citizen thereof on birth. British Nationality. [Ch. 21. No. 1. 3 (2) If the Secretary of State so directs, a birth shall be deemed for the purposes of this section to have been registered with his permission notwithstanding that his permission was not obtained before the registration. Citizenship by reCistration. 6. (1) Subject to the provisions of subsection (3) of this section, a citizen of any Registration country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act or a citizen of Eire, of citizens being a person of full age and capacity, shall be entitled, on making application of countries therefore to the Secretary of State in the prescribed manner, to be registered as a mentioned in citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies if he satisfies the Secretary of State s. 1 (3) or either- of Eire and (a) that he is ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom and has been so wives of resident throughout the period of twelve months, or such shorter period as the citizens of Secretary of State may in the special circumstances of any particular case the United accept, immediately preceding his application; or Kingdom (b) that he is in Crown service under His Majesty's government in the United, and Colonies Kingdom. (2) Subject to the provisions of subsection (3) of this section, a woman who has been married to a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies shall be entitled, on making application therefore to the Secretary of State in the prescribed manner, and. if she is a British protected person or an alien, on taking an oath of allegiance in the form specified in the First Schedule to this Act, to be registered as a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies, whether or not she is of full age and capacity. (3) A person who has renounced, or has been deprived of, citizenship of the United Kingdom and Colonies under this Act shall not be entitled to be registered as a citizen thereof under this section, but may be so registered with the approval of the Secretary of State. 7. (1) The Secretary of State may cause the minor child of any citizen of the Registration United Kingdom and Colonies to be registered as a citizen of the United Kingdom of minors. and Colonies upon application made in the prescribed manner by a parent or guardian of the child. (2) The Secretary of State may, in such special circumstances as he thinks fit, cause any minor to be registered as a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies. 8. (1) The functions of the Secretary of State under the last two foregoing Registration sections shall in any colony, protectorate or United Kingdom trust territory be in countries exercised by the Governor: and those sections shall, in their application to any mentioned colony, protectorate or United Kingdom trust territory, have effect as if for references in s. 1 (3), therein to the Secretary of State there were substituted references to the Governor, colonies, etc. and as if for the reference in the first of the said sections to ordinary residence in the United Kingdom there were substituted a reference to ordinary residence in that colony, protectorate or territory as the case may be. (2) The Secretary of State may make arrangements for the exercise in any country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act of any of his functions under the last two foregoing sections by the High Commissioner for His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom. 9. A person registered under any of the last three foregoing sections shall be Effect of a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies by registration as from the date on registration which he is registered, as a citizen. CiliSenship by naturalisation. 10. (1) The Secretary of State may. if application therefore is made to him in Naturali- the prescribed manner by any alien or British protected person of full age and capacity station of who satisfies him that he is qualified under the provisions of the Second Schedule aliens and to this Act for naturalisation, grant to him a certificate of itaturalisation; and the British person to whom the certificate is granted shall, on taking an oath of allegiance in protected the form specified in the First Schedule to this Act, be a citizen of the United Kingdom persons. and Colonies by naturalisation as from the date on which that certificate is granted. 1 (2) 4 Ch. 21. No. 1.] Brithsh Nationality. (2) The functions of the Secretary of State under the last foregoing sub- section shall in any colony, protectorate or United Kingdom trust territory be exercised by the Governor; but he shall not grant a certificate of naturalisation except with the approval of the Secretary of State. Citls:rship by incorporation of territory. Power to specify 11. If any territory becomes a part of the United Kingdom and Colonies, His citizens Majesty may by Order in Council specify the persons who shall be citizens of the by Order in United Kingdom and Colonies by reason of their connection with that territory; Council on and those persons shall be citizens of the United Kingdom and Colonies as from a incorpora- date to be specified in the Order. tion of Transitional. territory. British 12. (1) A person who was a British subject immediately before the date of the commencement of this Act shall on that date become a citizen of the United Kingdom subjects and Colonies if he possesses any of the following qualifications, that is to say- before commence- (a) that he was born within the territories comprised at the commencement ment of Act of this Act in the United Kingdom and Colonies, and would have been such a becoming citizen if section four of this Act had been in force at the time of his birth; citizens of (b) that he is a person naturalised in the United Kingdom and Colonies; United (c) that he became a British subject by reason of the annexation of any Kingdom territory included at the commencement of this Act in the United Kingdom and Colonies. and Colonies. (2) A person who was a British subject immediately before the date of the commencement of this Act shall on that date become a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies if at the time of his birth his father was a British subject and possessed any of the qualifications specified in the last foregoing subsection. (3) A person who was a British subject immediately before the date of the commencement of this Act shall on that date become a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies if he was born within the territory comprised at the commencement of this Act in a protectorate, protected state or United Kingdom trust territory. (4) A person who was a British subject immediately before the date of the commencement of this Act and does not become a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies by virtue of an- of the foregoing provisions of this section shall on that date become such a citizen unless- (a) ht is then a citizen of any country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act under a citizenship law having effect in that country, or a citizen of Eire; or (bh he is then potentially a citizen of any country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act. (5) A woman who was a British subject immediately before the date of the commencement of this Act and has before that date been married to a person who becomes, or would but for his death have become, a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies by virtue of any of the foregoing provisions of this section shall on that date herself become such a citizen. (6) If any person of full age and capacity who would have become a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies on the date of the commencement of this Act by virtue of subsection (4) of this section but for his citizenship or potential citizenship of any country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act makes application to the Secretary of State in the prescribed manner before the first day of January nineteen hundred and fifty for the registration of himself and any of his minor children as citizens of the United Kingdom and Colonies, and on such application satisfies the Secretary of State- (a) that he is descended in the male line from a person possessing any of the qualifications specified in subsection (1) of this section; and (b) that he intends to make his ordinary place of residence within the United Kingdom and Colonies, then, if it seems to the Secretary of State fitting that that person should by reason of his close connection with the United Kingdom and Colonies become a citizen British Nationality. [Ch. 21. No. 1. 5 thereof, the Secretary of State may cause him, and any minor children to whom the application relates, to be registered as such; and that person, and any such minor children as aforesaid, shall thereupon become citizens of the United Kingdom and Colonies. (7) The Secretary of State may make arrangements for the exercise in any country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act of any of his functions under the last foregoing subsection by the High Commissioner for His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom. (S) A male person who becomes a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies by virtue only of subsection (2), (4) or (6) of this section shall be deemed for the purposes of the proviso to subsection (1) of section five of this Act to be a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies by descent only. 13. (1) A person who was a British subject immediately before the date of the British commencement of this Act and is at that date potentially a citizen of any country subjects mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act, but is not at that date a whose citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies or of any country mentioned in that citizenship subsection or of Eire, shall as from that date remain a British subject without has not been citizenship until he becomes a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies, a ascertained citizen of any country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act, a citizen at the com- of Eire or an alien; and the provisions of the Third Schedule to this Act shall have mencement etfect in relation to a person who remains a British subject without citizenship by of this Act. virtue of this section. (2) A person remaining a British subject without citizenship as aforesaid shall become a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies on the day on which a citizenship law has taken effect in each of the countries mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act of which he is potentially a citizen, unless he then becomes or has previously become a citizen of any country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act, or has previously become a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies, a citizen of Eire or an alien. (3) A male person who becomes a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies by virtue of the last foregoing subsection shall be deemed for the purposes of the proviso to subsection (1) of section five of this Act to be a citizen thereof by descent only. 14. A woman who, having before the commencement of this Act married any Women who person, ceased on that marriage or during the continuance thereof to be a British be cBriis subject shall be deemed for the purposes of this Act to have been a British subject su bjecs by immediately before the commencement of this Act. subjects y reason of marriage. 15. (1) Where any person whose British nationality depended upon his birth Persons who having been registered at a consulate of His Majesty has, under any enactment have ceased in force at any time before the commencement of this Act, ceased to be a British to be British subject by reason of his failure to make a declaration of retention of British subjects by nationality after becoming of full age, that person shall, if he would but for that failure failure have been a British subject immediately before the commencement of this to make Act, be deemed for the purposes of this Act then to have been a British subject. declaration (2) In determining for the purposes of this section whether a woman who has of retention married an alien would but for her failure to make a declaration of retention of of British British nationality have been a British subject immediately before the commence- nationality. ment of this Act the marriage shall be disregarded. Persons who 16. (1) This section shall apply to any person who- have ceased to be British (a) ceased to be a British subject under the provisions of subsection (1) of subjects on section twelve of the British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1914 (which loss of provided, subject to certain exceptions, that where a person being a British British subject ceased to be such, whether by declaration of alienage or otherwise, nationality every child of that person being a minor should thereupon cease to be a British by parent. subject), and 4 & 5 Geo. 5- c. 17. 6 Ch. 21. No. 1.] British Nationality. (b) would but for the provisions of that subsection have been either a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies or a British subject without citizenship under section thirteen of this Act; and in determining for the purposes of this section whether a woman who has married an alien would but for those provisions have been such a citizen or subject the marriage shall be disregarded. (2) If any person to whom this section applies makes a declaration in the prescribed manner, within one year after the commencement of this Act or after his attaining the age of twenty-one years, whichever is later, or such longer period as the Secretary of State may allow, of his intention to resume British nationality, the Secretary of State shall cause the declaration to be registered; and thereupon that person shall become a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies or, as the case may be, a British subject without citizenship; and if he becomes a British subject without citizenship section thirteen of this Act shall apply to him accordingly. Registration 17. Notwithstanding the repeal by this Act of the British Nationality and Status of births of Aliens Act, 1943, the birth of a person born before the date of the commencement occurring of this Act may be registered after that date at a consulate of His Majesty as defined before com- in that Act: and if the birth is registered in the circumstances specified in sub- mencement section (2) of section one of that Act, that person shall be deemed for the purposes of Act. of this Act to have been a British subject immediately before the commencement 6 & 7 Geo. o. of this Act. c. 14. Applications 18. (1) Any application for a certificate of naturalisation, or for the inclusion for of the name of a child in a certificate of naturalisation, made before the date of the naturali- commencement of this Act but not granted at that date may be treated as if it were station an application for a certificate of naturalisation or for the registration of a minor pending at child as a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies under this Act if the Secretary the com- of State, or the Governor or other person to whom the application is made, is satisfied mencment that the person to whom the application relates is qualified therefore. of Act. (2) Where a certificate of naturalisation has been granted before, and the applicant takes the oath of allegiance after, the commencement of this Act, the certificate shall be deemed for the purposes of this Act to have taken effect immediately before the commencement of this Act. R,'nunic;ation and Deprivation of citizenship. Renuncia- 19. (1t If any citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies of full age and tion of capacity who is also- bv reason (al a citizen of any country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of of dual this Act or of Eire: or citizenship (i) a national of a foreign country, or makes a declaration in the prescribed manner of renunciation of citizenship of the nationality. United Kingdom and Colonies, the Secretary of State shall cause the declaration to be registered: and. upon the registration, that person shall cease to be a citizen of the United Kingdomi and Colonies: Provided that the Secretary of State may withhold registration of any such declaration if it is mn.de during ny war in which His Majesty may be engaged by a person who is a national of a foreign country. (2) For the purposes of this section, any woman who has been married shall be deemed to be of full age. Deprivation 20. ilI A citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies who is such by registration of (including a person registered under subsection (6) of section twelve of this Act) citizenship. or is a naturalized person shall cease to be a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies if he is deprived of that citizenship by an order of the Secretary of State made under this or the next following section. 21) Subject to the provisions of this section, the Secretary of State may by order deprive any such citizen of his citizenship if he is satisfied that the registration or certificate of naturalisation was obtained by means of fraud, false representation or the concealment of any material fact. British Nationality. [Ch. 21. No. 1. 7 (3) Subject to the provisions of this section, the Secretary of State may by order deprive any citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies who is a naturalised person of that citizenship if he is satisfied that that citizen- (a) has shown himself by act or speech to be disloyal or disaffected towards His Majesty; or (b) has, during any war in which His Majesty was engaged, unlawfully traded or communicated with an enemy or been engaged in or associated with any business that was to his knowledge carried on in such a manner as to assist an enemy in that war; or (c) has within five years after becoming naturalised been sentenced in any country to imprisonment for a term of not less than twelve months. (4) The Secretary of State may by order deprive any person naturalised in the United Kingdom and Colonies of his citizenship of the United Kingdom and Colonies if he is satisfied that that person has been ordinarily resident in foreign countries for a continuous period of seven years and during that period has neither- (a) been at any time in the service of His Majesty or of an international organisation of which the government of any part of His Majesty's dominions was a member; nor (b) registered annually in the prescribed manner at a United Kingdom consulate his intention to retain his citizenship of the United Kingdom and Colonies. (5) The Secretary of State shall not deprive a person of citizenship under this section unless he is satisfied that it is not conducive to the public good that that person should continue to be a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies. (6) Before making an order under this section the Secretary of State shall give the person against whom the order is proposed to be made notice in writing informing him of the ground on which it is proposed to be made and, if the order is proposed to be made on any of the grounds specified in subsections (2) and (3) of this section, of his right to an inquiry under this section. (7) If the order is proposed to be made on any of the grounds specified in subsections (2) and (3) of this section and that person applies in the prescribed manner for an inquiry, the Secretary of State shall, and in any other case the Secretary of State may, refer the case to a committee of inquiry consisting of a chairman, being a person possessing judicial experience, appointed by the Secretary of State and of such other members appointed by the Secretary of State as he thinks proper. 21. (1) Where a naturalised person who was a citizen of any country mentioned Deprivation in subsection (3) of section one of this Act or of Eire has been deprived of that of citizenship on grounds which, in the opinion of the Secretary of State, are substantially citizenship similar to any of the grounds specified in subsections (2), (3) and (4) of the last fore- of United going section, then, if that person is a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies, Kingdom the Secretary of State may by an order made under this section deprive him of that and Colonies citizenship, if the Secretary of State is satisfied that it is not conducive to the public where good that that person should continue to be a citizen of the United Kingdom and persons Colonies. deprived o citizenship (2) Before making an order under this section the Secretary of State shall elsewhere, give the person against whom the order is proposed to be made notice in writing. informing him of the ground on which it is proposed to be made and may refer the case to a committee of inquiry constituted in the manner provided by the last foregoing section. 22. The functions of the Secretary of State under the last two foregoing sections Deprivation shall, in any colony, protectorate or United Kingdom trust territory, be exercised in colonies by the Governor; but he shall not make an order depriving any person of citizenship and other of the United Kingdom and Colonies except with the approval of the Secretary of territories. State. 8 Ch. 21. No. 1.] British Nationality. PART III. SUPPLEMENTAL. Legitimated 23. (1) A person born out of wedlock and legitimate by the subsequent marriage children, of his parents shall, as from the date of the marriage or of the commencement of this Act, whichever is later, be treated, for the purpose of determining whether he is a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies, or was a British subject immediately before the commencement of this Act, as if he had been born legitimate. (2) A person shall be deemed for the purposes of this section to have been legitimate by the subsequent marriage of his parents if by the law of the place in which his father was domiciled at the time of the marriage the marriage operated immediately or subsequently to legitimate him, and not otherwise. Posthumous 24. Any reference in this Act to the status or description of the father of a person children, at the time of that person's birth shall, in relation to a person born after the death of his father, be construed as a reference to the status or description of the father at the time of the father's death; and where that death occurred before, and the birth occurs after, the commencement of this Act, the status or description which would have been applicable to the father had he died after the commencement of this Act shall be deemed to be the status or description applicable to him at the time of his death. Certificate 25. The Secretary of State may in such cases as he thinks fit, on the application of of any person with respect to whose citizenship of the United Kingdom and Colonies citizenship a doubt exists, whether on a question of fact or of law, certify that that person is a in case of citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies; and a certificate issued under this section doubt, shall, unless it is proved that it was obtained by means of fraud, false representation or concealment of any material fact, be conclusive evidence that that person was such a citizen on the date thereof, but without prejudice to any evidence that he was such a citizen at an earlier date. Discretion 26. The Secretary of State, the Governor or the High Commissioner, as the case of Secretary may be, shall not be required to assign any reason for the grant or refusal of any of State, application under this Act the decision on which is at his discretion; and the decision Governor or of the Secretary of State, Governor or High Commissioner on any such application High Com- shall not be subject to appeal to or review in any court. missioner. Evidence. 27. (1) Every document purporting to be a notice, certificate, order or declaration, or an entry in a register, or a subscription of an oath of allegiance, given, granted or made under this Act, the British Nationality and Status of Aliens Acts, 1914 to 1943, or any Act repealed by those Acts, shall be received in evidence, and shall, unless the contrary is proved, be deemed to have been given, granted or made by or on behalf of the person by whom or on whose behalf it purports to have been given, granted or made. (2) Prima facie evidence of any such document as aforesaid may be given by production of a document purporting to be certified as a true copy thereof by such person and in such manner as may be prescribed. (3) Any entry in a register made under this Act, the British Nationality and Status of Aliens Acts, 1914 to 1943, or any Act repealed by those Acts, shall be received as evidence of the matters stated in the entry. (4) For the purposes of this Act, a certificate given by or on behalf of the Secretary of State that a person was at any time in Crown service under His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom shall be conclusive evidence of that fact. Offences. 28. (1) Any person who for the purpose of procuring anything to be done or not to be done under this Act makes any statement which he knows to be false in a material particular, or recklessly makes any statement which is false in a material particular, shall be liable on summary conviction in the United Kingdom to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months. (2) Any person who fails to comply with any requirement imposed on him by regulations made under this Act with respect to the delivering up of certificates British Nationality. [Ch. 21. No. 1. 9 of naturalisation shall be liable on summary conviction in the United Kingdom to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds. 29. (1) The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision generally for Orders in carrying into effect the purposes of this Act, and in particular- Council, (a) for prescribing anything which under this Act is to be prescribed; regulations (b) for the registration of anything required or authorised under this Act and rules. to be registered; (c) "for the administration and taking of oaths of allegiance under this Act, for the time within which oaths of allegiance shall be taken and for the registration of oaths of allegiance; (d) for the giving of any notice required or authorised to be given to any person under this Act; (e) for the cancellation of the registration of, and the cancellation and amendment of certificates of naturalisation relating to, persons deprived of citizenship under this Act, and for requiring such certificates to be delivered up for those purposes; (f) for the registration by consular officers or other officers in the service of His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom of the births and deaths of persons of any class or description born or dying in a protected state or foreign country; (g) for enabling the births and deaths of citizens of the United Kingdom and Colonies and British protected persons born or dying in any country in which His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom has for the time being no diplomatic or consular representatives to be registered by persons serving in the diplomatic, consular or other foreign service of any country which, by arrangement with His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom, has undertaken to represent that government's interest in that country, or by a person authorised in that behalf by the Secretary of State; (h) with the consent of the Treasury, for the imposition and recovery of fees in respect of any application made to the Secretary of State under this Act or in respect of any registration, or the making of any declaration, or the grant of any certificate, or the taking of any oath of allegiance, authorised to be made, granted or taken by or under this Act, and in respect of supplying a certified or other copy of any notice, certificate, order, declaration or entry, given, granted or made as aforesaid; and for the application of any such fees. (2) His Majesty may by Order in Council provide for the application, with such adaptations and modifications as may be necessary, to births and deaths registered in accordance with regulations made under paragraphs (f) and (g) of the last foregoing subsection, or registered at a consulate of His Majesty in accordance with regulations made under the British Nationality and Status of Aliens Acts, 1914 to 1943, or in accordance with instructions of the Secretary of State, of the Births and Deaths Registration Acts, 1836 to 1947, the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Scotland) Acts, 1854 to 1938, or any Act (including any Act, whether passed before or after the commencement of this Act, of the Parliament of Northern Ireland) for the time being in force in Northern Ireland relating to the registration of births and deaths; and any such Order in Council may exclude, in relation to births and deaths so registered, any of the provisions of section twenty-seven of this Act. (3) The Secretary of State or, as the case may be, the Governor of any colony, protectorate or United Kingdom trust territory may make rules for the practice and procedure to be followed in connection with references under this Act to a committee of inquiry; and such rules may, in particular, provide for conferring on any such com- mittee any powers, rights or privileges of any court, and for enabling any powers so conferred to be exercised by one or more members of the committee. (4) Any power of the Secretary of State to make regulations or rules under this Act shall be exercised by statutory instrument. (5) Any Order in Council made under this Act may be revoked or varied by a subsequent Order in Council. Protectora- 30. (1) His Majesty may, in relation to the states and territories under His protection tes and through His government in the United Kingdom, by Order in Council declare which protected states. 10 Ch. 21. No. 1.] British Nationality. of those states and territories are protectorates and which of them are protected states for the purposes of this Act. (2) His Majesty may by Order in Council apply the provisions of this Act to the New Hebrides and to Canton Island as if they were protected states. (3) His Majesty may by Order in Council direct that in this Act any reference specified in the Order to protectorates shall be construed as including a reference to such protected states as may be so specified, and that in relation to any protected Assimilation state so specified any reference in this Act to the Governor shall be construed as of status of including a reference to such person as may be specified in the Order. natural-born and other 31. For the purpose of assimilating the rights and liabilities of natural-born British and other British subjects under the enactments specified in Part I of the Fourth subjects Schedule to this Act, those enactments are hereby repealed to the extent specified in under the third column of that Part. existing enactments. 32. (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions Interpreta- have the meanings hereby respectively ascribed to them, that is to say:- tion. Alien means a person who is not a British subject, a British protected person or a citizen of Eire; Australia includes the territories of Papua and the territory of Norfolk Island: British protected person means a person who is a member of a class of persons declared by Order in Council made in relation to any protectorate, protected state, mandated territory or trust territory to be for the purposes of this Act British protected persons by virtue of their connection with that protectorate, state or territory; "Colony does not include any country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act; Crown service under His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom means the service of the Crown under His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom, or under His Majesty's government in Northern Ireland, or under the government of any colony, protectorate, protected state. United Kingdom mandated territory or United Kingdom trust territory, whether such service is in any part of His Majesty's dominions or elsewhere; Foreign country means a country other than the United Kingdom, a colony, a country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act, Eire, a protectorate, a protected state, a mandated territory and a trust territory; SGovernor ". in relation to a colony, protectorate or United Kingdom trust territory, includes the officer for the time being administering the government of that colony, protectorate or territory, and includes the person for the time being exercising the functions of British Resident at Zanzibar: Mandated territory means a territory administered by the government of any part of His Majesty's dominions in accordance with a mandate from the League of Nations; Minor means a person who has not attained the age of twenty-one years; Naturalised person means a person who became a British subject or citizen of Eire by virtue of a certificate of naturalisation granted to him or in which his name was included: Person naturalised in the United Kingdom and Colonies means- (a) in relation to a person naturalised after the commencement of this Act, a person to whom a certificate of naturalisation has been granted by the Secretary of State or by the Governor of a colony, protectorate or United Kingdom trust territory; (b) in relation to a person naturalised before the commencement of this Act, (i) a person to whom a certificate of naturalisation was granted by the Secretary of State, or, under section eight of the British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1914, by the government of any British possession other than the countries mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act, or British Nationality. [Ch. 21. No. 1. 11 (ii) a person who by virtue of subsection (2) of section twenty-seven of the British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1914, is deemed to be a person to whom a certificate of naturalisation was granted, if the certificate of naturalisation in which his name was included was granted by the Secretary of State or by the government of any such British possession as aforesaid or if he was deemed to be a naturalised British subject by reason of his residence with his father or mother; Prescribed means prescribed by regulations made under this Act; Protected state and protectorate have the meaning assigned to them by section thirty.of this Act; Trust territory means a territory administered by the government of any part of His Majesty's dominions under the trusteeship system of the United Nations; United Kingdom consulate means the office of a consular officer of His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom where a register of births is kept. or where there is no such office, such office as may be prescribed; United Kingdom mandated territory" and United Kingdom trust territory mean respectively a mandated territory and a trust territory admin- istered by His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom. (2) Subject to the provisions of section twenty-three of this Act, any reference in this Act to a child shall be construed as a reference to a legitimate child; and the expressions father." ancestor and descended shall be construed accordingly. (3) References in this Act to any country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of this Act shall include references to the dependencies of that country. (4) Any reference in this Act to India, being a reference to a state of affairs existing before the fifteenth day of August, nineteen hundred and forty-seven, shall be construed as a reference to British India as defined by section three hundred and . eleven of the Government of India Act, 1935. 1 Ed. 8 c. (5) For the purposes of this 'Act, a person born aboard a registered ship or 2. aircraft, or aboard an unregistered ship or aircraft of the government of any country, shall be deemed to have been born in the place in which the ship or aircraft was registered or, as the case may be, in that country. (6) For the purposes of this Act, any person who, by the law in force immed- iately before the commencement of this Act in any colony or protectorate, enjoyed the privileges of naturalisation within that colony or protectorate only shall be deemed to have become immediately before the commencement of this Act a British subject and a person naturalised in the United Kingdom and Colonies. (7) A person shall, in relation to any country mentioned in sub-section (3) of section one of this Act in which a citizenship law has not taken effect at the date of the commencement of this Act, be deemed for the purposes of this Act to be potentially a citizen of that country at that date if he, or his nearest ancestor in the male line who acquired British'nationality otherwise than by reason of his parentage, acquired British nationality by any of the following means, that is to say- (a) by birth within the territory comprised at the date of the commencement of this Act in that country; or (b) by virtue of a certificate of naturalisation granted by the government of that country; or (c) by virtue of the annexation of any territory included at the date of the commencement of this Act in that country; and a woman shall, in addition, be deemed for the purposes of this Act to be at the commencement of this Act potentially a citizen of any country mentioned in sub- section (3) of section one of this Act if any person to whom she has been married is, or would but for his death have been, potentially a citizen thereof at that date. (8) In this Act the expression citizenship law in relation to any country mentioned in sub-section (3) of section one of this Act means an enactment of the legislature of that country declared by order of the Secretary of State made by statutory instrument at the request of the government of that country to be an enactment making provision for citizenship thereof; and a citizenship law shall be deemed for the purposes of this Act to have taken effect in a country on the date 12 Ch. 21. No. 1.] British Nationality. which the Secretary of State by order so made at the request of the government of that country declares to be the date on which it took effect. (9) A person shall for the purposes of this Act be of full age if he has attained the age of twenty-one years and of full capacity if he is not of unsound mind. (10) For the purposes of this Act, a person shall be deemed not to have attained a given age until the commencement of the relevant anniversary of the day of his birth. (11) Any reference in this Act to any other Act shall, unless the context otherwise requires, be construed as a reference to that Act as amended by or under any other enactment. Channel 33. (1) References in this Act to Colonies shall be construed as including references Islands and to the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man: and in its application to those islands Isle of this Act shall have effect as if references to the Governor included references to the Man. Lieutenant-Governor. (2) A citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies may if on the ground of his connection with the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man he so desires, be known as a citizen of the United Kingdom, Islands and Colonies. Short title, 34. (1) This Act may be cited as the British Nationality Act, 1948. commence- ment and (2) This Act shall come into force on the first day of January, nineteen repal hundred and forty-nine. repeal. (3) Subject to the provisions of section seventeen of, and the Third Schedule to, this Act, the enactments specified in Part II of the Fourth Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Part: Provided that the British Nationality and Status of Aliens Acts, 1914 to 1943, so far as they extend to Newfoundland and Southern Rhodesia, shall continue in force in each of those countries until provision to the contrary is made by the legislature thereof, SCHEDULES. Sections 6 FIRST SCHEDULE. and 10. Oath of Allegiance. I, A.B.. swear by Almighty God that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to His Majesty King George the Sixth His Heirs and Successors according to law. Section 10. SECOND SCHEDULE. Qualifications for Naturalisation. ALIENS. 1. Subject to the provisions of the next following paragraph, the qualifications for naturalisation of an alien who applies therefore are:- (a) that he has either resided in the United Kingdom or been in Crown service under His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom, or partly the one and partly the other, throughout the period of twelve months immediately preceding the date of the application; and (b) that during the seven years immediately preceding the said period of twelve months he has either resided in the United Kingdom or any colony, protectorate, United Kingdom mandated territory or United Kingdom trust territory or been in Crown service as aforesaid, or partly the one and partly the other, for periods amounting in the aggregate to not less than four years; and British Nationality. [Ch. 21. No. 1. 13 (c) that he is of good character; and (d) that he has sufficient knowledge of the English language; and (e) that he intends in the event of a certificate being granted to him- (i) to reside in the United Kingdom or in any colony, protectorate or United Kingdom trust territory or in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan; (ii) to enter into or continue in Crown service under His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom, or under the government of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, or service under an international organisation of which His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom is a member, or service in the employment of a society, company or body of persons established in the United Kingdom or established in any colony, protectorate or United Kingdom trust territory. 2. The Secretary of State may if in the special circumstances of any particular case he thinks fit- (a) allow a continuous period of twelve months ending not more than six months before the date of the application to be reckoned, for the purposes of sub-paragraph (a) of the last foregoing paragraph, as if it had immediately preceded that date; (b) allow residence in any country mentioned in sub-section (3) of section one of this Act or in Eire, or in any mandated territory or trust territory, or in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, or residence in Burma before the fourth day of January, nineteen hundred and forty-eight, to be reckoned for the purposes of sub- paragraph (b) of the last foregoing paragraph; (c) allow service under the government of any country mentioned in the said sub-section (3), or of any state, province or territory thereof, or under the government of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, or service before the fourth day of January, nineteen hundred and forty-eight, under the government of Burma, to be reckoned for the purposes of the said sub-paragraph (b) as if it had been Crown service under His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom; (d) allow periods of residence or service earlier than eight years before the date of the application to be reckoned in computing the aggregate mentioned in the said sub-paragraph (b). BRITISH PROTECTED PERSONS. 3. The qualifications for naturalisation of a British protected person who applies therefore are:- (a) that he is ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom and has been so resident throughout the period of twelve months, or such shorter period as the Secretary of State may in the special circumstances of any case accept, immediately preceding his application; or (b) that he is in Crown service under His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom; and the qualifications specified in sub-paragraphs (c) (d) and (e) of paragraph 1 of this Schedule. APPLICATION TO COLONIES, PROTECTORATES AND TRUST TERRITORIES. 4. The foregoing provisions of this Schedule shall, in their application to any colony, protectorate or United Kingdom trust territory, have effect as if- (a) for any references therein to the Secretary of State there were substituted references to the Governor of that colony, protectorate or territory; (b) for the reference in sub-paragraph (a) of paragraph 1 and sub-paragraph (a) of paragraph 3 thereof to residence in the United Kingdom there were substituted a reference to residence in that colony, protectorate or territory; and (c) for the reference therein to the English language there were substituted, in the case of a British protected person, a reference to the English language or any other language in current use in that colony, protectorate or territory, and, in the case of an alien, a reference to the English language or any language 14 Ch. 21. No. 1.] British Nationality. recognized in that colony, protectorate or territory as being on an equality with the English language. Section 13. THIRD SCHEDULE. British Subjects without Citizenship under Section Thirteen of this Act. 1. The law in force before the commencement of this Act relating to British nationality shall continue to apply to a person while he remains a British subject without citizenship by virtue of section thirteen of this Act as if this Act had not been passed: Provided that- (a) if that person is a male, nothing in this paragraph shall confer British nationality on any woman whom he marries during the period that he is a British subject without citizenship, or on any child born to him during that period; (b) he shall not, by becoming naturalised in a foreign state, be deemed to have ceased to be a British subject by virtue of section thirteen of the British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1914; (c) so long as a woman remains a British subject without citizenship as aforesaid she shall not on marriage to an alien cease to be a British subject. 2. So long as a person remains a British subject without citizenship by virtue of section thirteen of this Act he shall be treated for the purposes of any application made by him for registration as a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies under sections six to nine of this Act as if he were a citizen of one of the countries mentioned in sub-section (3) of section one of this Act. 3. If while a male person remains a British subject without citizenship by virtue of section thirteen of this Act a child is born to him, the child shall, unless the child has previously become a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies, or of any country mentioned in sub-section (3) of section one of this Act or of Eire, become a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies if and when the father becomes, or would but for his death have become, such a citizen; and a male person who becomes a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies by virtue of this paragraph shall be deemed for the purposes of the proviso to sub-section (1) of section five of this Act to be a citizen thereof by descent only. British Nationality. [Ch. 21. No. 1. 11 Will. 3, c. 7 ... 12 & 13 Will. 3, c. 2 18 Geo. 2, c. 30 ... 21 & 22 Vict., c. 93 31 & 32 Vict., c. 20 33 & 34 Vict., c. 77 57 & 58 Vict., c. 60 15 & 16 Geo. 5, c. 49 An Act for the more effec- tuall Suppression of Piracy. The Act of Settlement... The Piracy Act, 1744 ... The Legitimacy Declara- tion Act, 1858. The Legitimacy Declara- tion Act (Ireland), 1868 The Juries Act, 1870 ... The Merchant Shipping Act, 1894 The Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolida- tion) Act, 1925. In section seven, the words natural borne and or denizens of this Kingdome ". In section three, the words from That after the said limitation shall take effect to in trust for him so far as they relate to British subjects and citizens of Eire. In section one, the words natural born and or denizens ". In section nine, the words natural-born ". In sections one and two, the words natural-born wher- ever they occur. In section eight, the words natural-born in both places where they occur. In section one, the words natural-born in the first place where they occur, para- graphs (b) and (c) and the proviso. In section one hundred and eighty eight, the. words natural- born wherever they occur. 15 FOURTH SCHEDULE. Enactments Repealed. PART I. ENACTMENTS RELATING TO NATURAL-BORN BRITISH SUBJECTS. Session and Short Title, etc. Extent of Repeal. Chapter. Section 31. Ch. 21. No. 1.] British Nationality. PART II. OTHER ENACTMENTS. Session and Short Title, etc. Extent of Repeal. Chapter. 4 & 5 Ann., c. 16 ... 35 & 36 Vict., c. 39 4 & 5 Geo. 5, c. 17 8 & 9 Geo. 5, c. 38 12 & 13 Geo. 5, c. 44 16 & 17 Geo. 5, c. 60 23 & 24 Geo. 5, c. 4 23 & 24 Geo. 5, c. 49 6 & 7 Geo. 6, c. 14 11 & 12 Geo. 6, c. 7 An Act for the Natural- ization of the Most Ex- cellent Princess Sophia Electress and Dutchess Dowager of Hanover and the Issue of her Body. The Naturalization Act, 1872. The Army Act ... . The British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1914. The Air Force Act The British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1918. The British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1922. The Legitimacy Act, 1926 The Evidence (Foreign, Dominion and Colonial Documents) Act, 1933. The British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1933. The British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1943. The Ceylon Independence Act, 1947. The whole Act. The whole Act. In section ninety-five, the words natural-born ". Sections one to sixteen. In sections seventeen and eighteen, the words natural- born wherever they occur. Sections nineteen to twenty-six. Section twenty-seven, except so far as it defines the expression alien ". In section twenty-eight, the words, British Nationality and" The Schedules. In section ninety-five, the words natural born ". The whole Act. The whole Act. In section two, natural-born ". the words Section two. The whole Act. The whole Act. Paragraph 1 of the Second Schedule. Section 34. British Nationality. [Ch. 21. No. 1. 17 THE BRITISH NATIONALITY REGULATIONS, 1948. Cmd. 2721- S1948. Made ... ... ... 14th December, 1948, R.G. Coming into Operation ... 1st January, 1949. 14.7.1949. In pursuance of the power conferred upon me by subsection (1) of section twenty- nine of the British Nationality Act, 1948,* I hereby make with the consent, so far as Regulation 19 is concerned, of the Treasury the following Regulations:- PART I. CITIZENSHIP OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND COLONIES BY REGISTRATION. Form of 1. An application for registration as a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies application made under subsection (1) of section six of the Act shall be in the form set out in for registra- the First Schedule hereto. tion under section 6 (1) 2. An application by a woman for registration as a citizen of the United Kingdom of the Act. and Colonies made under subsection (2) of section six of the Act shall be in the Form of form set out in the Second Schedule hereto; and the oath of allegiance required by application the said subsection to be taken by an applicant who is a British protected person or for registrar an alien shall be subscribed and attested in the form set out in the said Schedule and tion under as so subscribed and attested shall be included in the form of application. section 6 (2) of the Act. 3. An application for the registration of a minor child of a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies as a citizen thereof made under subsection (1) of section seven Form of of the Act shall be made in writing, and shall include the following particulars, that application is to say:- for registra- tion under (a) a statement whether the applicant is a parent or guardian of the child section 7 ) and, if he is a guardian, how he became a guardian; of the Act. (b) a statement showing that a parent of the child is, or if deceased was, a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies; (c) a statement of the reasons for which it is desired that the child should be registered as a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies. Form of application 4. An application for registration as a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies for registra- made under subsection (6) of section twelve of the Act shall be in the form set out tion under in the Third Schedule hereto. section 12 (6) of 5. (1) An application made in accordance with Regulation 1 of these Regulations the Act. on the ground of ordinary residence, whether or not it is also made on the ground thrift of Crown service under His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom, shall be Authoriy made- to whom made- application (a) if the applicant is ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom, to the for Secretary of State at the Home Office in London; registration (b) if the applicant is ordinarily resident in any of the Channel Islands, the as a citizen Isle of Man, a colony, a protectorate, a protected state to which the provisions of the of section eight of the Act relating to protectorates are extended by Order in United Council made under section thirty thereof, or a United Kingdom trust territory, Kingdom to the Governor. and (2) An application made in accordance with Regulation 1 of these Regulations Colonies is -on the ground solely of Crown service under His Majesty's government in the United to be made. Kingdom and an application made in accordance with Regulation 2 of these Regulations shall be made- (a) if the applicant is resident in any of the places mentioned in sub- paragraph (b) of paragraph (1) of this Regulation, to the Governor; (b) if the applicant is resident in a country mentioned in sub-section (3) of section one of the Act in which there is a High Commissioner for His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom, to the High Commissioner in that country; (c) in any other case, to the Secretary of State at the Home Office in London. 11 & 12 Geo. 6, c. 56. T.-IX. 2 18 Ch. 21. No. 1.] British' Nationality. (3) An application made in accordance with Regulation 3 of these Regulations shall be made to the authority specified in the last foregoing paragraph, so however that references therein to the place of residence of the applicant shall be construed as references to the place of residence of the minor child in respect of whom the application is made. (4) An application made in accordance with Regulation 4 of these Regulations shall be made- (a) if the applicant is resident in a country mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of the Act in which there is a High Commissioner for His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom, to the High Commissioner in that country; (il in any other case, to the Secretary of State at the Home Office in London. (5) An application for the registration of a minor as a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies made under subsection (2) of section seven of the Act shall be made- (a) if mad,: by or on behalf of a minor resident in any of the places mentioned in sub-paragraph (b) of paragraph (1) of this Regulation, to the Governor; (b) in any other case, to the Secretary of State at the Home Office in London. Place of 6. The registration of a person as a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies registration in accordance with the foregoing provisions of these Regulations shall be effected of citizens as follows:- of the (a) if the application is made to the Secretary of State, in London at the United Home Office; Kingdom and (b) in any other case, at such place as the person to whom the application is Colonies. made may direct. PART II. NATURAI.ISATION AND RESUMPTION OF BRIISH NATIONAIrrY. Form of 7. (1) An application for a certificate of naturalisation shall be made in writing. application and shall show whether the applicant is a British protected person or an alien and. for naturali- if he is a British protected person, shall state the protectorate, protected state.. station. mandated territory or trust territory from which he derives his-status as a British. protected person and his connection therewith. (2) Every such application shall contain sufficient information to satisfy the Secretary of State or the Governor, as the case may be, that the applicant possesses the requisite qualifications for naturalization in respect of residence or Crown service, good character, knowledge of the English or other appropriate language and intention with respect to his residence or occupation in the event of a certificate being granted to him, and such further information as the Secretary of State or the Governor may require in order to determine whether the applicant is a fit and proper person to be granted a certificate of naturalisation. Form of 8. t1) A certificate of naturalisation granted by the Secretary of State shall be certificate m the form set out in Part 1 of the Fourth Schedule hereto and shall be signed by of naturali- an officer of the Home Department not below the rank of Assistant Secretary. station. (2) A certificate of naturalisation granted by the Governor of any of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or a colony, protectorate, protected state or United Kingdom trust territory shall be similar to a certificate granted by the Secretary of State, except that it shall be signed by the Governor or by a person authorised by him in that behalf. (3) Where in accordance with the provisions of subsection (2) of section ten of the Act the Secretary of State has given his approval to the grant of a certificate of naturalisation by the Governor of a place mentioned in the last foregoing paragraph, the approval of the Secretary of State shall be signified by adding to the certificate a statement to that effect, which shall be signed by a person authorised by him in that behalf. British Nationality. [Ch. 21. No. 1. 19 9. (1) The oath of allegiance required by subsection (1) of section ten of the Act Oath of to be taken by a person to whom a certificate of naturalisation has been granted allegiance shall be subscribed and attested in the form set out in Part II of the Fourth Schedule for purpose hereto and as so subscribed and attested shall be endorsed on the certificate of of naturali- naturalisation to which it relates. station. (2) The oath of allegiance required as aforesaid shall be taken within one calendar month of the date of the certificate of naturalisation to which it relates, or within such extended time as the Secretary of State or the Governor who granted the certificate, as the case may be. may permit, and if the oath is not taken within the said time the certificate shall have no effect: Provided that permission shall not be deemed to have been given under this paragraph unless a statement to that effect is endorsed on the certificate and signed by a person authorised by the last foregoing Regulation to sign a certificate of naturalisation. (3) The oath of allegiance required as aforesaid shall be registered- (a) if the certificate of naturalisation to which it relates is granted by the Secretary of State, in London at the Home Office; (b) in any other case, in such place as the Governor who grants the certificate may direct. (4) Where the oath of allegiance is registered in accordance with the directions of the Governor under the last foregoing paragraph, he shall cause a copy of the oath and of the certificate of naturalisation to which it relates to be sent to the Home Office in London. 10. (1) A declaration of intention to resume British nationality made under Declaration subsection (2) of section sixteen of the Act shall be in the form set out in the Fifth of intention Schedule hereto. to resume British (2) The declaration shall be registered in London at the Home Office. nationality. PART III. RENUNCIATION AND DEPRIVATION OF CITIZENSHIP OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND COLONIES. 11. (1) A declaration of renunciation of citizenship of the United Kingdom and Declaration Colonies made under subsection (1) of section nineteen of the Act shall be in the of form set out in the Sixth Schedule hereto. renunciation of (2) The declaration shall, subject to the provisions of the said section nineteen, citizenship. he registered in London at the Home Office. 12. (1) When it is proposed to make an order under section twenty or section Notice of twenty-one of the Act depriving a person of his citizenship of the United Kingdom proposed and Colonies, the notice required by subsection (6) of section twenty or subsection (2) deprivation .- of section twenty-one thereof to be given to that person may be given- of (a) in a case where that person's whereabouts are known, by causing the citizenship. notice to be delivered to him personally or by sending it to him by post; (b) in a case where that person's whereabouts are not known, by sending it to his last known address. (2) Where the Secretary of State has giveA notice as aforesaid and the person to whom it is given has the right, on making application therefore, to an inouiry under subsection (7) of section twenty of the Act, the application shall be made- (a) if that person is in the United Kingdom at the time when the notice is given to him, within twenty-one days from the giving of the notice; (b) in any other case, within such time, not being less than twenty-one days from the giving of the notice, as the Secretary of State may determine; Provided that the Secretary of State may in special circumstances at an) time extend the time within which the application may be made. 2 (2) 20 Ch. 21. No. 1.] British Nationality. (3) Where the Governor of any of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or a colony, protectorate, protected state or United Kingdom trust territory has given notice as aforesaid, the provisions of the last foregoing paragraph shall apply with the substitution for references to the Secretary of State of references to the Governor and the substitution for the reference to the United Kingdom of a reference to that island, colony, protectorate, state or territory. (4) Any notice given in accordance with the provisions of this Regulation shall, in a case in which the person to whom it is given has the right, on making application therefore, to an inquiry under subsection (7) of section twenty of the Act, include a statement of the time within which such application must be made. Cancellation of 13. Where an order has been made depriving a person who is a citizen of the registration United Kingdom and Colonies by registration of that citizenship, his name shall of person be removed from the register of citizens of the United Kingdom and Colonies in deprived of which it is entered. citizenship. Cancellation 14. Where an order has been made depriving a person naturalised in the United and Kingdom and Colonies of his citizenship of the United Kingdom and Colonies, the amendment person so deprived or any other person in possession of the relevant certificate of of certificate naturalisation shall, if required by notice in writing given by the Secretary of State of or any Governor having power to deprive persons of that citizenship, deliver up the naturalisa- said certificate to such person and within such time as may be specified in the notice, tion in case and the said certificate shall thereupon be cancelled or amended. of depriva- tion of PART IV. citizenship. SUPPLEMENTAL. Variations 15. Where a person wishes to make an application or declaration under any of in form of these Regulations and the form set out in the Schedule referred to in the Regulation application is, in the opinion of the Secretary of State or other authority to whom the application or declara- is to be made or to whom the declaration is to be sent for registration, unsuitable to tion. the particular case, the Secretary of State or that other authority, as the case may be, may authorise the application or declaration being made in some other form. Certificate 16. A certificate of citizenship in case of doubt given under section twenty-five of citizen- of the Act shall be signed by an officer of the Home Department not below the rank ship in case of Assistant Secretary. of doubt. Persons be- 17. An application or declaration made in accordance with Regulation 1, 2, 3, 4, fore whom 7, 10 or 11 of these Regulations shall not be accepted or registered and the oath of application allegiance required by subsection (2) of section six or subsection (1) of section ten or declara- of the Act shall be of no effect unless it is signed in the presence of or administered tion may by one of the following persons:- be made or (i) In England, Wales or Northern Ireland- by whom ~ath of Any justice of the peace or any commissioner authorised to administer allegiance oaths in the Supreme Court; may be (ii) In Scotland- adminis- Any sheriff, sheriff-substitute or justice of the peace; tered. (iii) In the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or any colony, protectorate, protected state or United Kingdom trust territory- Any judge of any court of civil or criminal jurisdiction, any justice of the peace or magistrate, or any person for the time being authorised by law, in the place where the applicant, declarant or deponent is, to administer an oath for any judicial or other legal purpose; (iv) In any country mentioned -in subsection (3) of section one of the Act or in Eire, or in any mandated territory or trust territory administered by the government of any such country- Any person for the time being authorised by law, in the place where the applicant, declarant or deponent is, to administer an oath for any judicial or other legal purpose. British Nationality. [Ch. 21. No. 1. 21 (v) Elsewhere- Any consular officer of His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom or, if there is no such consular officer, any person authorised by the Secretary of State in that behalf: Provided that if the applicant, declarant or deponent is serving in His Majesty's naval, military or air forces, the application or declaration may be signed in the presence of, or the oath administered by, any officer holding a commission in any of those forces, whether the application, declaration or oath is made or taken in the United Kingdom or elsewhere. 18. A document may be certified to be a true copy of a document for the purpose Evidence. of subsection (2) of section twenty-seven of the Act by means of a statement in writing to that effect signed by a person authorised by the Secretary of State or the Governor in that behalf. 19. (1) Subject to the provisions of this Regulation, the fees specified in the Fees. Seventh Schedule hereto may in the United Kingdom be taken and shall be applied in the manner set out in the said Schedule. (2) Of the fee payable in respect of the grant of a certificate of naturalisation, one pound shall be payable on the submission of the application for a certificate and shall in no circumstances be returned, and the balance shall be payable on the receipt of the decision to grant a certificate: Provided that where a husband and wife apply at the same time for certificates and are residing together at the time of the applications and the balance is paid in respect of the grant of a certificate to one of them, no balance shall be payable in respect of the grant of a certificate to the other. 20. (1) In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires, the following Interpre. expressions have the meanings hereby respectively ascribed to them, that is to say:- station " the Act means the British Nationality Act, 1948;* Governor has, in relation to a protected state to which provisions of the Act are extended by Order in Council made under section thirty thereof, the same meaning as in the Order; protected state includes any place to which provisions of the Act are extended by any such Order as aforesaid. (2) The Interpretation Act, 1889,t shall apply to the interpretation of these Regulations in like manner as it applies to the interpretation of an Act of Parliament. 21. These Regulations may be cited as the British Nationality Regulations, 1948, Short title and shall come into operation on the first day of January, 1949. and com- mencement. J. CHUTER EDE, One of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State. We consent to Regulation 19 of these Regulations. R. J. TAYLOR, WM. HANNAN, Two of the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury. WHITEHALL, 14th December, 1949. * 11 & 12 Geo. 6, c. 56. t 52 & 53 Vict., c. 63. 22 Ch. 21. No. 1.] British Nationality. FIRST SCHEDULE. BRITISH NATIONALITY ACT, 1948, SECTION 6 (1). APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AS A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND COLONIES UNDER SECTION 6 (1) OF THE ACT MADE BY AN ADULT BRITISH SUBJECT OR CITIZEN OF EIRE ON THE GROUND OF ORDINARY RESIDENCE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM OR IN ANY OF THE CHANNEL ISLANDS, THE ISLE OF MAN, A COLONY, A PROTECTORATE, A PROTECTED STATE TO WHICH SECTION 8 (1) OF THE ACT HAS BEEN APPLIED OR A UNITED KINGDOM TRUST TERRITORY OR ON THE GROUND OF CROWN SERVICE UNDER HIS MAJESTY'S GOVERNMENT IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. 1. I, A.B., of [here insert address of applicant], am of full age and capacity and was born at on 2. My father's full name is/was and he was born at on 3. I am single/married/a widower/a widow/divorced from my wife/husband. 4. My wife's/husband's full name is/was 5. I am [a citizen of the following countries mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of the British Nationality Act, 1948,* that is to say, [a citizen of Eire] [a British subject without citizenship under section thirteen of the British Nationality Act, 1948] by reason of the fact that [Here state the grounds on which the applicant claims to be such a citizen or British subject without citizenship.] t6. (a) 1 am ordinarily resident in [the United Kingdom] [or, if the applicant is ordinarily resident in any of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, a colony, a protec- torate, a protected state to which section S (1) of the Act has been applied or a United Kingdom trust territory, here insert the name of the island, colony, etc.] and have been so ordinarily resident during the past twelve months, as follows:- [Here state the addresses at which the applicant was ordinarily resident during the past twelve months, with dates in each case: and if the applicant has been ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom, or in the land, colony, etc., as the case may be, for a shorter period than twelve months, state the special circumstances in which it is desired that the shorter period should be accepted.] (b) 1 am in Crown service under His Majesty's government in the United Kingdom, as follows: [Here state the na:me of the department in which the applicant is employed, whether the department forms part of the government of the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, one of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man. or a colony, protectorate, protected state or United Kingdom trust territory, the capacity in which the applicant is employed, and the date of his or her appointment.] 7. 1 have/have not previously renounced or been deprived of citizenship of the United Kingdom and Colonies. [If the applicant has renounced his or her citizenship of the United Kingdom and Colonies here state the date on which the declaration of renunciation was made ; and if he or she has been deprived of his or her citizenship, state the date on which, and the authority by whom, the order of deprivation was made.] *The countries so mentioned are Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Union of South Africa, Newfoundland, India, Pakistan, Southern Rhodesia and Ceylon. tEither or both of sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) should be completed. British Nationality. [Ch. 21. No. 1. 23 8. 1 hereby apply to be registered as a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies. I, A.B., do solemnly and sincerely declare that the foregoing particulars stated in this application are true, and I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true. (Signed) A.B. Made and subscribed this day of 19 before me, (Signed) X.Y., [Justice of the Peace, Commissioner or other official title.] SECOND SCHEDULE. Regula- BRITISH NATIONALITY ACT, 1948, SECTION 6 (2). tion 2. APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AS A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND COLONIES UNDER SECTION 6 (2) OF THE ACT MADE BY A WOMAN WHO HAS BEEN MARRIED TO A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND COLONIES. 1. I, A.B., of [here insert address of applicant], was born at on 2. My father's full name is/was and he was born at on 3 I was married at on to C.D. [here insert full name of husband] of/late of [here insert husband's address, or last address if he is deceased.] 4. My husband was born at on 5. My husband's father's full name is/was and he was born at on 6. My marriage is still subsisting/has terminated by reason of If the marriage is not subsisting, state whether it was terminated by the husband's dliath or by divorce.] 7. My husband is/was a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies by reason of the fact that [Here state the grounds on which it is claimed that the applicant's husband is or was a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies.] 8. I am [a citizen of the following countries mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of the British Nationality Act; 1948,* that is to say, ] [a citizen of Eire] [a British subject without citizenship under section thirteen of the British Nationality Act, 1948,] by reason of the following facts:- [Here state the grounds on which the applicant claims to be such a citizen or British subject without citizenship.] or I am a British protected person by reason of my connection with WHere state the protectorate or other territory from which the applicant derives her status as a British protected person, and her connection therewith.] or I am an alien and a subject or citizen of the following foreign countries, that is to say, or I am a stateless alien and was formerly a subject or citizen of the following countries that is to say, and ceased to be such by reason of the following facts:- [Here state the cause whereby the applicant ceased to be a subject or citizen of the countries in question, whether these are countries mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of the Act,* Eire or foreign countries.] *The countries so mentioned are Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Union of South Africa, Newfoundland, India, Pakistan, Southern Rhodesia and Ceylon. 24 Ch. 21. No. 1.] British Nationality. 9. 1 have contracted the following other narriages:- [Hlere state place and date of marriage and name and nationality or citizenship of husband in each case]. 10. 1 have/have not previously renounced or been deprived of citizenship of the United Klingdonl and Colonies. / [If the applicant has renounced her citizenship of the United Kingdom and Colonies here state the date on which the declaration of renunciation was made ; and if she has been deprived of her citizenship, state the date on which, and the authority by whom, the order of deprivation was made.] 11. I hereby apply to be registered as a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies. 1, A.B., do solemnly and sincerely declare that the foregoing particulars stated in this application are true, and 1 make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true. (Signed) A.B. Made and subscribed this day of 19 before me, (Signed) X.Y., [Justice of the Peace, Commissioner or other official title.] OATH OF ALLEGIANCE* I, A.B., swear by Almighty God that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to His Majesty, King George the Sixth, His Heirs and Successors, according to law. (Signed) A.B. Sworn and subscribed this day of 19 before me. (Signed) X.Y., Justice of the Peace, Commissioner or other official title.] THIRD SCHEDULE. Regula- H1ITISH NATIONALITY ACT. 1948. SECTION 12 (6). tion 4. PLICATIONON FOR REGISTER' TION AS A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM ANI1 COLONIES lUNIR SECTION 12 (0) OF THE ACT MADE BY A PERSON WHO, BUT FOR HIS CITIZENSHIP ON POTENTIAL CITIZENSHIP OF ONE OF THE COUNTRIES MENTIONFI IN SECTION 1 (3) OF THE ACTt WOULD HAVE BECOME A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND COLONIES UNDER SECTION 12 (4) OF THE ACT. 1. I, A.B., of [here insert address of applicant], am of full age and capacity and was born at on 2. applicant is a Uwoman who has been nmarniel] 1\My maiden name was 3. 1 was a British subject immediately before the first day of January, 1949, by reason of the fact that [Hoei state the grounds on whicl: the applicant claims to have been a British subject at the thme nentioned.1 4. 1 am a citizen potentially a citizen of the following country, being one of the countries mentioned in subsection (3) of section one of the British Nationality Act, 1948,t namely. by reason of the fact that [Here state the grounds on which the applicant claims to be such a citizen or potential citizen.' *The oath of allegiance is not required to be taken unless the applicant is a British protected person or an alien. tThe countries so mentioned are Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Union of South Africa. Newfoundland, India, Pakistan. Southern Rhodesia and Ceylon. British Nationality. [Ch. 21. No. 1. 25 5. I am descended in the male line from C.D. [here stale relationship] who possesses or possessed one of the qualifications mentioned in subsection (1) of, section twelve of that Act, that is to say, 6. I intend to make my ordinary place of residence within the United Kingdom and Colonies, namely, within [here insert the name of the territory.] 7. 1 have a close connection with the United Kingdom and Colonies for the following reasons:- *S. I intend this application to relate to the following of my children, who are under twenty-one years of age:- Name in full Date of birth Place of birth 9. I hereby apply for the registration of myself [and my said children] as a citizen [citizens] of the United Kingdom and Colonies. I, A.B. do solemnly and sincerely declare that the foregoing particulars stated in this application are true, and I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true. (Signed) A.B. Made and subscribed this day of 19 before me, (Signed) X.Y., [Justice of the Peace, Commissioner or other official title.] FOURTH SCHEDULE. Regula- PART I. tion 8. BRITISH NATIONALITY ACT. 1948. Certificate of Naturalisation. Whereas A.B., has applied to one of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State for a certificate of naturalisation, alleging with respect to himself [herself] the particulars set out below, and has satisfied the Secretary of State that the conditions laid down in the British Nationality Act, 194S, for the grant of a certificate of naturalisation are fulfilled: Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in pursuance of the powers conferred upon him by the said Act, grants to the said A.B. this certificate of naturalisation, and declares that upon taking the oath of allegiance within the time and in the manner required by the regulations made in that behalf he [she] shall be a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies as from the date of this certificate. In witness whereof I have hereto subscribed my name this day of lo (Signed) C.D. [Rank]J. Home Office, London. PARTICULARS RELATING TO APPLICANT. Full name Address Profession or occupation Place and date of birth Nationality Single, married, etc. Name of wife or husband Names and nationalities of parent Delete this paragraph if not applicable. 26 Ch. 21. No. 1.] British Nationality. PART II. Oath of Allegiance. 1, A.B., swear by Almighty God that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to His Majesty, King George the Sixth, His Heirs and Successors, according to law. (Signed) A.B. Sworn and subscribed this day of 19 before me, (Signed) X.Y., [Justice of the Peace, Commissioner or other official title.] Regula- FIFTH SCHEDULE. tion 10. tion 1 BRITISH NATIONALITY ACT, 1948, SECTION 16. DECLARATION OF INTENTION TO RESUME BRITISH NATIONALITY UNDER SECTION 16 (2) OF THE ACT MADE BY A PERSON WHO HAS CEASED TO BE A BRITISH SUBJECT ON THE LOSS OF BRITISH NATIONALITY BY HIS FATHER OR MOTHER IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 12 (1) OF THE BRITISH NATIONALITY AND STATUS OF ALIENS ACT, 1914. 1. 1, A.B., of [here insert address of declarant], was born at on 2. My father's full name is/was and he was born at on 3. I ceased to be a British subject by virtue of subsection (1) of section twelve of the British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1914, on by reason of the fact that Here state the case whereby the declarant's father or mother, as the case may be, and the declarant ceased to be British subjects.] 4. If I had not so ceased to be a British subject I should now be [a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies] [a British subject without citizenship under section thirteen of the British Nationality Act, 1948], by reason of the fact that 'Here state the grounds on which the declarant claims that he or she would have been such a ctitien or British subject.] 5. I hereby declare my intention to resume British nationality and apply to the Secretary of State to register this declaration. 1. A.B., do solemnly and sincerely declare that the foregoing particulars stated in this declaration are true, and I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true. (Signed) A.B. Made and subscribed this day of 19 before me, (Signed) X.Y., [Justice of the Peace, Commissioner or other official title.] British Nationality. [Ch. 21. No. 1. 97 SIXTH SCHEDULE. Regulatio 11I. BRITISH NATIONALITY ACT, 1948, SECTION 19. DECLARATION OF RENUNCIATION OF CITIZENSHIP UNDER SECTION 19 OF THE ACT MADE BY A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND COLONIES WHO IS ALSO A CITIZEN OF ONE OF THE COUNTRIES MENTIONED IN SECTION 1 (3) OF THE ACT* OR OF EIRE OR A NATIONAL OF A FOREIGN COUNTRY. 1. I, A.B. of [here insert address of declarant], am of full capacity and was born at on 2. I have/have not been married. 3. I am a citizen/national of under the law of that country. 4. I hereby renounce my citizenship of the United Kingdom and Colonies. 1, A.B., do solemnly and sincerely declare that the foregoing particulars stated in this declaration are true, and I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true. (Signed) A.B. Made and subscribed this day of 19 before me, (Signed) X.Y. [Justice of the Peace, Commissioner or other official title.] *The countries so mentioned are Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Union of South Africa, Newfoundland, India, Pakistan, Southern Rhodesia and Ceylon. Ch. 21. No. 1.] British Nationality. SEVENTH SCHEDULE. TABLE OF FEES. Matter in which fee imay he taken Registration as a citizen under s. 6 or (in the case of a person of full age) s. 12 (6) of the British Nationality Act, 14 ...' ... Registration of a minor as a citizen under s. 7 of the British Nationality Act. 14I8- If tihe minor is a British subject or cit izen of lire or if applica- tion for his registration was made at the same time as an application by one of his parents for a certificate of naturalization ... ... In other cases- If the minor is a British protected person ... ... If the minor is an alien ... Grant of a certificate of naturalisa- tion To a British protected person To al alien . Grant of a certificate of citizenship in case of doubt ... ... \\it'nessing the signing of an appli- cation or declaration mentioned in Regulation 17 of these Regu- lations . Administ ring the oath of allegiance Registration of a declaration of intention to resume British nationality or of renunciation of citizenship ... ... Supplying a certified true copy of any notice, certificate. order. declaration or entry given. granted or made by or under the British Nationality Act. 1048... Amount of fee { s. d. 10 0 10 0 5 0 0 10 0 0 5 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 To whom fee is to be paid Into the Exchequer in accordance with Treasury directions. The same. The same. The same. lin England or Northern Ireland, if the application or declaration is witnessed, or the oath administered. bya justice of the peace, to the clerk to the justices. and if by a Commis- sioner, to the Commissioner. In Scotland, if the application or declaration is witnessed, or the oath administered. by a sheriff or sheriff-substitute, to the sheriff clerk or to any of his deputies, and if by a justice of the peace, to the clerk of the peace or to any of his deputes. Into the Exchequer in accordance with Treasury directions. 10 0 The same. Regulation 19. "---"~-- Oil Rights (Alien Control). [Ch. 21. No. 2. CHAPTER 21. No. 2. OIL RIGHTS (ALIEN CONTROL). Regulations made under section 11 of the Oil Rights (Allen Control) R.G. 18.9,43. Ordinance. 1. These regulations may be cited as the Oil Rights (Alien Control) (Licences .Ind Fees) Regulations. 2. In these regulations-- applicant means the person applying for a licence; Ordinance means the Oil Rights (Alien Control) Ordinance.* 3. (1) Every alien who at any time after the commencement of the Ordinance desires to acquire any oil rights shall, before acquiring the same, forward to the Colonial Secretary an application for a licence to acquire such oil rights. (2) Such application shall contain full particulars of the full name and address of the alien, his present nationality and any previous nationality, the duration of his residence, if any, in the Colony, and a short description of the lands in respect whereof the licence is applied for. (3) If the application is approved by the Governor, the Colonial Secretary shall by letter under his hand communicate notice of such approval to the applicant, and shall also inform him of the conditions, if any, which the Governor proposes, in accordance with the provisions of the Ordinance, to impose. (4) (a) On the acquisition by the applicant of the oil rights referred to in his application, he shall, in writing, inform the Colonial Secretary of the registered number of the instrument or document by which he has acquired the said oil rights, and furnish the Colonial Secretary with a memorandum in the form and containing the matters prescribed in paragraph (b) of regulation 4 hereof. (b) No licence shall be issued unless the provisions of this paragraph have been complied with. 4. Every applicant for a licence to hold oil rights which have been acquired by him before the commencement of the Ordinance, shall forward to the. Colonial Secretary- (a) an application in writing containing full particulars of his name and address, his present nationality and any previous nationality, the duration of his residence (if any) in the Colony and of the registered instrument or document evidencing his title to the oil rights referred to in his application; and (b) a memorandum (in duplicate) written upon good quality paper 13 inches in length by 8 inches in breadth with a margin one inch for stitching containing a full and accurate description of the land in respect whereof the licence is required. 5. (1) Subject to the provisions of the Ordinance, a licence in the form set out in the Schedule hereto (with such alterations as may be necessary) shall be issued in favour of, and in the name of, the applicant under the hand of the Colonial Secretary. In the preparation of such licence, either the description of the land contained in the memorandum referred to in Regulations 3 and 4 hereof shall be embodied therein, or the original of the said memorandum shall be attached to the said licence and signed Ordinance commenced on 27th August, 1942. 30 Ch. 21. No. 2.] Oil Rights (Alien Control). by the Colonial Secretary. The licence so signed (together with the memorandum if the same be signed and attached as aforesaid) shall be forwarded to the Registrar General. (2) A duplicate of the licence so issued shall be signed by the Colonial Secretary and forwarded to the applicant at the address set out in the application. On receipt thereof the applicant shall produce to the Registrar General stamps to the value of the prescribed fees, and thereupon the Registrar General shall, after affixing the stamps to the licence and perforating and cancelling the same, file the said licence in his department. 6. (1) The Registrar General shall keep a Register in which he shall bind up the originals of all licences granted to aliens in respect of oil rights held by them before the commencement of the Ordinance. (2) The Registrar General shall keep another Register in which he shall bind up the originals of all licences granted to aliens in respect of oil rights acquired by them after the commencement of the Ordinance. (3) The Registrar General shall prepare Indexes of all licences granted to aliens under the names of the licensees, and according to the situations of the properties in respect of which the licences were granted. 7. In the case of lands held under the provisions of the Real Property Ordinance, the Registrar General shall endorse upon the relevant Crown Grants or Certificates of Title and the duplicates thereof (when the same are produced to him) particulars of the issue of any licence granted under the Ordinance and in accordance with the provisions of these regulations. 8. The fees to be taken for every licence issued under the Ordinance shall be$2.40, and for every certificate issued under section 9 of the Ordinance shall be
$1.20, and they shall be paid by stamps affixed to the licence or certificate, as the- case may be. Oil Rights (Alien Control). [Ch. 21. No. 2. 31 SCHEDULE. Form of Licence. 1. Licence is hereby granted by the Governor under the provisions of the Oil Rights (Alien Control) Ordinance, to (hereinafter referred to as the licensee) to hold the oil rights, within the meaning of the Ordinance, acquired by the licensee by deed* dated the day of registered as Number of the Protocol of Deeds For the year in the lands described in the Schedule hereto (or in all and singular 2. This licence is conditional upon payment by the licensee of the fee of$2.40,
prescribed by the Oil Rights (Alien Control) (Licences and Fees) Regulations.
3. This licence is issued subject to the following conditions:--
(a) the oil rights shall not be operated within the meaning of the said
Ordinance except by an authorised company as defined in section 2 of the said
Ordinance;
(b) the Governor reserves all rights conferred by the said Ordinance to add
new conditions or to cancel or vary any condition, including the right conferred
by subsection (6) of section 4 of the said Ordinance.
4. Nothing in this licence is to be construed as operating to vest in the licensee
any oil rights in the lands in question if such oil rights have not in fact
been acquired by the licensee in the manner above stated.
Dated this day of ,
For and on behalf of His Excellency the Governor.
Colonial Secretary.

*Appropriate alterations are to be made if the oil rights in question were acquired
by an instrument other than a deed, such as, for example, a will or a memorandum of
transfer, etc.

32 Ch. 22. No. 1.] Industrial Training.

CHAPTER 22. No. 1.

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING.

R.G. 21.7.27. Regulations made under section 18 of the Industrial Training Ordinance.
S 27.9.28.
G.N. 151- I. These Regulations may be cited as the Industrial Training Regulations.
1945.
2. (1) The Board shall meet for the transaction of business on an appointed day
once during each three months, or oftener if occasion requires.
(2) At least seven days' notice of all ordinary meetings shall be given by the
Secretary to each member of the Board, stating the time and place of the Board's
proposed meeting, and accompanied by an agenda of the business to be considered
threat.
The Chairman may direct the calling of a special meeting of the Board for the
consideration of any urgent matter without complying with this rule as to notice.

3. The Chairman shall preside at all meetings of the Board at which he is present.
In case of his absence the members present shall elect a Chairman from among their
number.

4. At Ordinary meetings of the Board the Agenda shall provide for:-
(a) Confirmation of the Minutes of the Board's last meeting and of any special
meetings;
(c) Committee's reports; consideration thereof, and such action thereon as
the Board may deem fit;
(d) Reports and financial statements;
(i) Correspondence;
() Current business requiring the Board's consideration;
5. Every resolution shall be proposed by one member, shall be seconded by
another member, and shall be put to the meeting by the Chairman and dealt with by
a majority of the members present; Provided that the Chairman may postpone,
withdraw, amend or change such resolution during discussion with the assent of the
mover and seconder.
6. Each member shall have one vote, but in case of an equal division the Chairman
shall have an additional or casting vote.

7. In speaking to a resolution or when addressing remarks to a meeting members
shall speak singly, shall address their remarks to the Chair, and having once spoken
shall not again speak until all other members desiring to address the Board have been
heard. Thereafter the Chairman, shall, if necessary, call upon the members in turn
for their further remarks.
8. (a) The Board's funds shall be deposited with one of the local Banks and its
cheques shall be signed by the Chairman, the Secretary, and such other member of
the Board as may be appointed froth time to time. The pass book, cheque book, etc.,
necessary at any time to arrive at the state of such account shall be open to inspec-
tion by any member of the Board, at the Secretary's office, by arrangement.
(b) All receipts for cash must be issued on the Board's Official Forms.

32 Ch. 22. No. 1.] Industrial Training.

CHAPTER 22. No. 1.

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING.

R.G. 21.7.27. Regulations made under section 18 of the Industrial Training Ordinance.
S 27.9.28.
G.N. 151- I. These Regulations may be cited as the Industrial Training Regulations.
1945.
2. (1) The Board shall meet for the transaction of business on an appointed day
once during each three months, or oftener if occasion requires.
(2) At least seven days' notice of all ordinary meetings shall be given by the
Secretary to each member of the Board, stating the time and place of the Board's
proposed meeting, and accompanied by an agenda of the business to be considered
threat.
The Chairman may direct the calling of a special meeting of the Board for the
consideration of any urgent matter without complying with this rule as to notice.

3. The Chairman shall preside at all meetings of the Board at which he is present.
In case of his absence the members present shall elect a Chairman from among their
number.

4. At Ordinary meetings of the Board the Agenda shall provide for:-
(a) Confirmation of the Minutes of the Board's last meeting and of any special
meetings;
(c) Committee's reports; consideration thereof, and such action thereon as
the Board may deem fit;
(d) Reports and financial statements;
(i) Correspondence;
() Current business requiring the Board's consideration;
5. Every resolution shall be proposed by one member, shall be seconded by
another member, and shall be put to the meeting by the Chairman and dealt with by
a majority of the members present; Provided that the Chairman may postpone,
withdraw, amend or change such resolution during discussion with the assent of the
mover and seconder.
6. Each member shall have one vote, but in case of an equal division the Chairman
shall have an additional or casting vote.

7. In speaking to a resolution or when addressing remarks to a meeting members
shall speak singly, shall address their remarks to the Chair, and having once spoken
shall not again speak until all other members desiring to address the Board have been
heard. Thereafter the Chairman, shall, if necessary, call upon the members in turn
for their further remarks.
8. (a) The Board's funds shall be deposited with one of the local Banks and its
cheques shall be signed by the Chairman, the Secretary, and such other member of
the Board as may be appointed froth time to time. The pass book, cheque book, etc.,
necessary at any time to arrive at the state of such account shall be open to inspec-
tion by any member of the Board, at the Secretary's office, by arrangement.
(b) All receipts for cash must be issued on the Board's Official Forms.

Industrial Training. [Ch. 22. No. 1. 32A

9. The Board shall appoint a Secretary whose duty it shall be to keep a record of
the proceedings of such Board and of each Committee; to conduct, copy and record
its correspondence; to keep statistics and other matter; to prepare such reports and
information as the Board may require; and to keep the books necessary for the
carrying out of the Board's work.
10. The following office records shall be kept:-
(a) A register of certificated artisans;
(b) A register of masters;
(c) A register of apprentices;
(d) An abstract cash book;
(e) A record of all correspondence;
(f) A minute book;
(g) A counterfoil receipt book;
(h) All books and documents relating to the Board's bank account.
11. The Secretary shall receive, conserve, account for and pay all moneys on
behalf of the Board, keep true and faithful account of all moneys belonging to the
Board, and the necessary books and accounts to disclose the Board's financial trans-
actions at all times; and shall submit such books and accounts to the audit of the
Director of Audit.

12. The Secretary shall furnish a bond in such sum and in such form as may be
determined by the Board.

13. The Board will enquire into disputes between masters and apprentices, may
in its discretion proceed against master or apprentice for breach of covenants under-
taken in the contract of apprenticeship, may remove apprentices from one master to
another, may arrange and order the settlement of any dispute in manner to the
Board appearing just and proper, may cancel contracts if necessary, and may
withhold bursary and other payments in respect of any failure in carrying out the
terms of agreements entered into, as it may deem fit.

14. The Board shall consider any cases which may occur of the employment of
unregistered apprentices, and shall take such action as it may deem best for pre-
venting the contravention of the requirements of the Ordinance.

15. The Board shall take such action as may be necessary to defend its Officers
in any action in which they may be involved arising from the discharge of their
duties and giving effect to the decisions of the Board.
16. The Officers of the Board shall be the Chairman, the Secretary the Superin-
tendent of the Technical Classes, such Inspector or Inspectors as the Board may
appoint, with any assistant duly appointed working under the authority of such
Officers.

17. The Board'shall endeavour to procure the training of boys by apprenticeship
to recognized Masters, such apprenticeship being entered into by means of a contract
in the form set forth in the Appendix or as may be approved by the Board, one copy
of which signed by the Chairman and Secretary of the Board shall be kept by the
employer; one by the Apprentice or his parent or guardian and the third by the
Secretary of the Board.
Where apprenticeship is impracticable, the Board may employ any other lawful
means which may present itself of obtaining a more complete training of boys in
special trades, and may enter into the necessary arrangements for that purpose on
such terms and conditions as to the Board may seem best.

18. The Master and the Apprentice shall be at liberty to make such terms as to
remuneration of the Apprentice during the term of his apprenticeship as they may
mutually arrange, but subject always to the approval of the Board. In case the
Apprentice shall neglect his duties under his contract, the Master may, with the
approval of the Board, withhold payment for such period as the Board sees fit,
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32B Ch. 22. No. 1.] Industrial Training.

without prejudice, to any penalty incurred by the Apprentice under section 14 of
the Ordinance.

19. The Board may require a clause to be added to the contract that the time of
employment of the Apprentice shall not exceed a prescribed number of hours per
week.

20. The Board may arrange as it thinks necessary for technical instruction, either
by the founding of classes; by lectures; by practical demonstrations; or by such other
means as it may consider suitable. The Board may in its discretion supply books,
materials, and apparatus required in teaching or for demonstration.

21. The Board may appoint and remunerate Instructors, Teachers, Lecturers and
Demonstrators, arrange their duties and approve all arrangements for the instruction
of apprentices.

22. The Board shall appoint and remunerate such Examiners and arrange for the
holding of examinations at such times as may be deemed expedient.

23. The Board may a-range for the granting of bursaries or premiums, the offering
of prizes, and the award of certificates to successful students at such times upon such
terms and conditions and in such manner as the Board may direct.

24. The Board may obtain through its Secretary, and tabulate, information as to
the conditions governing each proclaimed trade to ensure the efficient training of its
apprentices, leading to a more highly-trained and more competent grade of artisans.
25. The Board may secure such legal assistance, authorise proceedings, consent
to stay thereof, agree to such settlements, and take such legal action as may be
necessary and shall pay such costs and expenses as it may incur therein.
26. The Board may from time to time appoint such Committees of the Board as
may be deemed necessary for the proper conduct of its business.
-27. Each Committee shall meet as may be necessary and shall report its pro-
ceedings at the next meeting of the Board for consideration and such action as the
Board may see lit to take thereon.
28. Where other arrangements have not been authorized, the Secretary of the
Board shall be .xr-oC?'i, Secretary of any Committee.
29. The period of apprenticeship for any trade or craft mentioned hereunder shlail
be the number of cars snown opposite any such trade or craft:-
Num,iber
of I'ars
Aeronautical Mechanic ... ... ... .. .. 5
Boiler-m ak r ... ... ... ...... ...
Bookbinder ... .. ... ...... ... 5
Bootmaker and Shoemaker ... .. ... ... ... 4
Brickla er ... ... ... ... ... .. .. ... 5
Carpenter and Joiner ... ... ... ... ...
Cabinet-maker ... .. .... ... .. .. ... 4
Coppersmith ... ... .. ... ...... ... ... 5
Coachbuilder... ... .. .. ... ... ... ... a
Cooper ... ... .. .... ... .. ... ... 4
Draughtsman ... ... ... .. ...... ... S
Electrician ... ... ... ... .. .. ... ... 5
Engine-driver ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 5
Farrier ... ... ... .... ... ... ... 5
Fitter .. .. ... ... ... .. ... 5
Goldsmith ... ....... .. .. ... 5
Mason and Bricklayer ... ... .. ... ...... 4

Industrial Training. [Ch. 22. No. 1. 32c

Machinist ...
Motor Mechanic ...
Moulder ...
Painter ...
Patternmaker ...
Photographer ...
Plumber ...
Printer:
Compositor ...
Pressman ...
Rigger and Steelwork Er
Shipwright ... ...
Smith ...
Silversmith ... .
Sugar Factory Mechanic
Tailor ...
Tinsmith ...
Turner ...
Upholsterer ... .
Watchmaker ... .
Welder ...
Wheelwright ... .
Wireman ...

Number
ofyears
5
5
5
5
5
3
4

ec

5
...... ... 5

tor ... ... ... ... ... 5
... ... ... ... ... ... 4
... ... ... ... ... ... 5
... ... ... ... ... ... 5
... ... ... ... ... ... 5
... ... ... ... 5
... ... ... ... ... ... 5
5
5
5
5

... ... ... ... ... ... 5
3

... ... ... ... ... ... 5

... ... ... ... ... ... 4
5
3
5
5
4
3

Provided that no apprenticeship shall be entered into, save with the special
approval in writing of the Board, in any case where the prescribed period of appren-
ticeship and the age of the apprentice at the time of entry shall, when added together,
exceed twenty-one:
Provided further that the Board may, in its discretion, waive any uncompleted
portion of any prescribed period of apprenticeship.

30. Should the Deed of any Apprentice bound under the Ordinance be cancelled
by the Board for misconduct, incompetency or other cause, the name of such
Apprentice shall be struck off the Board's Registers.

31. The Apprentice will be required to have attained a sufficient general educa-
tional standard before entering into his agreement and he will be required during his'
Apprenticeship, to attend such group of classes as the Board may prescribe as

32. The Board may require the insertion in the contract of Apprenticeship of a
provision that the Apprentice shall attend any class, continuation school, or tuition
in any form which the Board may promote, at such times and to such extent and
under such conditions as the Board may prescribe for Apprentices in the district
where the apprentice is serving.

33. Where the Board has established technical classes, the attendance to a pre-
scribed extent may be insisted upon and the Board may require the master to deduct
such weekly sum as may be ordered from the Apprentice's pay for failure to carry
out his agreement in attending the classes or the Apprentice may be otherwise dealt
with as the Board sees fit.

34. The Board shall have full power to refuse to admit any student; to remove
him from one class to another, or to withdraw him from the classes or from tuition
entirely if it shall see fit to do so, and need not assign its reason for such action. The
Board may alter, extend or terminate a class at any period for any reason, but if fees
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have been paid in advance of the course and the class terminated during the session,
only such portion of such fees as is referable to the unexpired portion of such session
may be refunded.
35. The school year will be divided into three terms aggregating thirty-nine weeks;
the length of each term and each vacation will be fixed by the Board and three terms
will compose a year's work or session.
36. Students will be required to attend the classes punctually and regularly, to be
properly clad and to behave with decorum at and in the vicinity of the classroom,
to see that their names are inserted in the Class Register before leaving and to keep
the Superintendent advised of any change of address from time to time. They will
only be permitted to join such stages of particular classes for which their knowledge
may, in the opinion of the Superintendent of Classes or of the Board, be suited. No
student will be permitted to join a higher stage until he has satisfied the Superinten-
dent that lie has mastered the course of instruction which he has been receiving.
St udents will be charged with any damage to any apparatus and the cost of any book,
material or apparatus in their care which may not be returned in proper condition.

37. Cla.s examinations will be held at the end of each session, which the students
must attend. Medals, prizes or certificates may be awarded to successful students at
the examination.
38. All fees must be paid in advance. The Board's receipt must be obtained in
respect of the fee paid for each class joined. If 80 per cent. of the required number
of attendances for the term are made, the fee may be returned. Registered appren-
tices are admitted to the classes free.
39. The Board may offer annual bursaries on the result of the Education Board's
Handicraft Exhibition Examination. Every candidate for a bursary shall-
(a) be over fourteen and under sixteen years of age on the first ('ay of the
month in wl..chl the examination is held;
(1 have attended not less than three hundred meetings during the twelve
months preceding the month in which the examination is held at Elementary
school or schools in the Colony:
(,) furnish a certificate of good conduct from the Head Teacher or Head
Teachers of such school or schools;
(i) have passed an examination in the Seventh Standard;
(r) have been resident in the Colony at least five years.
Such candidates shall produce medical certificates showing that they are in good
health and physically fit.
40. The Board may award to an Apprentice who has shown exceptional merit on
passing the prescribed Final Grade Examination for Apprentices in his trade, and on
production of a certificate of good conduct from the Master to whom he was bound,
a bonus to assist him in acquiring an outfit of tools or accessories.

41. The Examinations for the Intermediate and Final Grade of Apprenticeship,
as well as those in Higher Grades for Artisans, shall be held annually unless the Board
otherwise directs Only such candidates as are approved by the Superintendent of
Classes shall be examined, provided also that they have satisfactorily served their
terms of Apprenticeship.

42. Candidates who have satisfied the Examiners may have Certificates of
Efficiency endorsed on their Contracts which shall be in the following form:-
This is to certify that served his apprenticeship as a for a
period of years from to under Master, and
having passed has satisfied the Board of Industrial Training that he
has acquired sufficient skill to work as an Artisan in that trade.

43. The Board may select and specify the trades which it desires to encourage by
the grant of bursaries to apprentices. The selection of such trade under the Board's
offer, which will depend on the opportunities offered in advance by employers of
labour in trades proclaimed in or under the Ordinance, will usually be left to the

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successful candidates in the order in which the candidates appear on the list of
successful students following the examination.

44. In the event of an apprentice refusing or neglecting to complete his final course
and ceasing to work at his trade, the payment of the bursary will automatically
cease with the quarter previous to that which he so ceases to discharge his duties.

45. The Bursaries shall be tenable for the full period of apprenticeship of the
and from the Superintendent of Classes, and shall be on the following scale:-
$24.$36, $48,$60 and $72 per annum for the first and succeeding years respectively and may be paid quarterly. 46. Artisans may be registered and may sit for examination at the same time that apprentices are being examined for their Artisan Certificates. A fee of$1.20,
payable in advance, shall be charged for such examination and certificates shall
be issued to successful Candidates.

47. Skilled Artisans trained in other colonies or countries becoming resident in
Trinidad and Tobago, on furnishing satisfactory proof of their skill and ability
at their trade, may be registered, on payment of a fee of $2.40. The following form of Certificate will be used:- THIS Is TO CERTIFY that of having furnished satisfactory proof of his skilled ability, is hereby registered as a under the provisions of the Industrial Training Ordinance. Witness our hands and the seal of the Board this day of 19 48. On approval by the Board, Master's permits will be issued to qualified persons and registered Artisans to receive and train apprentices. Such permits may be issued to persons or firms employing such qualified persons or registered artisans who have reasonable facilities for training such apprentices to the satisfaction of the Board. 49. A permit granted to an individual shall be as follows:- This is to certify that is permitted by the Board of Industrial Training to receive and train apprentices under the provisions of the Industrial Training Ordinance. 50. Permits granted to employers shall be in the following form:- This is to certify that regularly carrying on the trade of a and having in employ a competent craftsman to the satisfaction of the Board and having complied with the Board's requirements is registered by the Board of Industrial Training, as a firm permitted to receive Apprentices. Provided that in the event of the person or persons in the employment of the firm in respect of whom the permit has been granted ceasing to be so employed, the firm shall notify the Board and the permit shall thereupon cease unless the name or names of his successor or successors are notified to and approved by the Board within 14 days. 32F Ch. 22. No. 1.] Industrial Training. APPENDIX. TRINIDAD. Contract of Apprenticeship. THIS AGREIEMENT made in triplicate the day of one thousand nine hundred and BETWEEN aged years, the son of of (hereinafter called the Apprentice) of the first part, (hereinafter called the Guardian) of the second part, of (hereinafter called the Master) of the third part and the Poard of Industrial Training (hereinafter called the Board) of the fourth part. W;tn'sseth as follows:- 1. The Apprentice of his own free will, and with the consent of the Guardian hereby hinds himself apprentice to the Master to learn the trade of a and to serve after the manner of an apprentice from the day of one thousand nine hundred and for the term of years thence next ensuing. 2. The apprentice and the Guardian hereby jointly and severally agree with the Master that the apprentice will during his apprenticeship faithfully, honestly and diligently serve the Master and obey all his lawful orders and requirements; that he will no' d,. cr kr.owingly suffer to be done. any damage or injury to the Master or his property and will in all respects conduct himself as an honest and faithful app el-r.ti cc. 3. The apprentice and the Master hereby jointly and severally agree to conform with all the cieguilations made by the Board; that the apprentice will whenever and as often as required by the Board attend the classes provided by the Board for his trade and faithfully apply himself to the lessons there given. 4. In consideration of such service the Master hereby agrees with the apprentice and also with the Guardian that he the Master, will during the said apprenticeship teach and instruct the apprentice, or cause him to be taught and instructed in the said trade and that he will employ him continuously at the work of his trade. And will also during the said apprenticeship remunerate the apprentice for his work and services in the manner following:- 1st year 2nd do. 3rd do. 4th do. 5th do. 5. Wages may be paid to the apprentice for every working day but he shall not be entitled to any remuneration while he is absent from work through illness or for any other cause, and the Master is empowered to withhold payment in case of breach of contract obligations by the apprentice with the approval of the Board. Provided also that the apprentice shall be eligible for days vacation leave with pay for each year of service such leave to be non-cumulative. (i. The employment of the apprentice shall not exceed forty-eight hours per week. Anv employment beyond such forty-eight hours shall be deemed to be overtime and shall be such as not to prevent the apprentice from attending the prescribed classes of the Board. 7. Without prejudice to his rights otherwise, the Master reserves the right instantly to suspend the apprentice from his employment at any time without previous notice if the apprentice shall be disobedient, take part in any trade dispute, is irregular in his attendance at work, slothful or negligent, or otherwise misconducts himself, or shows a marked inaptitude for his work. The Master shall upon so suspending an apprentice forthwith report to the Board which shall thereupon take such other measure as it deem necessar-. Industrial Training. [Ch. 22. No. 1. 32c S. In cases of misconduct the Master may at his discretion suspend the apprentice from work for a period not exceeding 14 days at any one time during which time no ages shall be paid and all the working days of which period shall count as lost time. 9. The apprentice shall on the completion of his apprenticeship leave the service of his Master. Signed by the within-named parties in the presence of rMaster. .Apprentice. Parent or Guardian. Chairman, Board of Industrial Training. Secrctary, Board of Industrial Training. BOARD OF INDUSTRIAL TRAINING, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO. Apprenticeship Agreement. Apprentice. Guardian. Master. Date. 32H Ch. 22. No. 2.] Labour Bureau. CHAPTER 22. No. 2 LABOUR BUREAU. R.G. 1.6.44. Regulations made under Section 4 of the Labour Bureau Ordinance. 1. These Regulations may be cited as the .Labour Bureau Regulations. Locality of 2. Labour Bureau shall be established at such places in Port-of-Spain, Ar;nra, Bureau. Tunapuna, Rio Claro, Sangre Grande, Chaguanas, Couva, San Fernando, Princes Town, Siparia, La Brea, Erin and elsewhere in the Colony as the Governor may by notice in the Royal Gazette direct. Control of 3. The Labour Bureau shall be under the general control of the Commissioner of Labour Labour. Bureau. Registration 4. (i) Applicants for employment shall register on a prescribed form showing by Appli- the following particulars:- cants for No. Date employment. Colony Registration Card No. Name in full (Surname first) Nationality Sex Address Birthplace Age If not born in Colony state period or residence Occupation: Regular Casual Where and when last employed Married ? Family Defendants, if any Home: Owner or tenant ? Present means of livelihood (ii) Applicants for employment shall register in person if they reside within three miles of a Labour Bureau, or within such other distance as the Commissioner of Labour may direct either generally or as regards any particular Labour Bureau or any class of applicant. (iii) Applicants for employment not residing within the specified limit of distance, may register through the post. (iv) Registration by telephone shall not be accepted. (v) Registration may be renewed either by post or telephone. (vi) Applicants for employment must renew their registration every seven calendar days otherwise they will be presumed to have obtained employment and their names may be struck off the register. (vii) Applicants in possession of pink Colony Registration Cards shall not be registered under this Regulation. Employment (viii) Upon registration of an applicant for employment at a Labour Bureau, Card. the officer in charge of such Bureau shall issue an employment card to the applicant in the following form:- No. on Register The Labour Bureau, Port-of-Spain, Date Registered Name in Full The Warden's Office. Address Labour Bureau. [Ch. 22. No. 2. 32 I Colony/Registration Card No. [Cross out here and also at back Occupation of card address not applicable.] Write Date on which you Obtained Employment Write Name and Address of Your Employer Please do not Forget to Write the Answers to the Two Questions above and Post this Card to the Above Named Office as soon as you Obtain Employment. (ix) As soon as a person who has been registered under this regulation obtains employment he shall post his employment card to the Labour Bureau at which it was issued and his name shall be struck off the register. 5. (i) Employers desiring labour shall register on a prescribed form showing Registration the following particulars:- of No. Date Employers. Name Address Class of labour required No. of workers required Wage rates payable Hours of employment Conditions of employment Probable duration of employment Place where work is to be performed Place where applicant will be interviewed Living accommodation available (ii) Employers must renew their registration every seven calendar days otherwise it will be assumed that they have filled the vacancies and their names may be struck off the register. (iii) Employers may register and renew their registration either in person, through the post or by telephone. 6. (i) Officers in charge of Labour Bureau shall introduce applicants for employ- Introduction ment to prospective employers by issuing an Introduction Card in the following of applicants form:- to prospec- Date tive With reference to your request for the bearer desires to apply Employers. for the vacancy and should present this card to you. If you engage him/her please sign and mail this card to me early; if you do not engage him/her please mail this card to me unsigned. Manager or Officer in Charge. Date engaged Signature (ii) An applicant for employment upon visiting the prospective employer shall present his employment card and Colony Registration Card, and deliver his Introduction Card (if any) to such employer or his agent, who in the event of engagement shall sign and date the Introduction Card and return it to the office of issue. (iii) The prospective employer or his agent shall, if the applicant for employment is not engaged by him, return the Introduction Card unsigned to the office of issue. 7. Officers in charge of Labour Bureau shall not in any way be held responsible Wages and for the wages, hours of employment and working conditions offered by prospective conditions of employers and shall not negotiate or attempt to negotiate terms of employment Employ- between applicants for employment and prospective employers, ment. 8. In the event of a stoppage of work occurring in any establishment over a Trade trade dispute and the employer concerned registers vacancies at that establishment dispute. during the period of the dispute, such employer shall give notice to that effect when registering and officers in charge of Labour Bureau shall proceed as though no dispute existed, but before introducing an applicant for employment to the employer at the establishment concerned it shall be the duty of any such officer to inform the applicant that a trade dispute is in progress so that the applicant for employment may be quite free to accept or refuse the introduction. 32K Ch. 22. No. 2.] Labour Bureau. No charges 9. No charges for the service of a Labour Bureau shall be made to employers or to be made. to applicants for employment. Returns to 10. Officers in charge of Labour Bureau shall submit returns to the Commissioner the Corn- of Labour on forms approved by the Commissioner of Labour. Such returns shall missioner of show the number of new registrations of applicants for employment, orders from Labour. employers, placings and cancellations, and any additional information the Commissioner of Labour may deem desirable. Liability of 11. Officers in charge of Labour Bureau shall incur no liability whatsoever in officers in respect of any information or assistance which in the ordinary course of their duties charge of they may give to employers or applicants for employment. Labour Bureau. Employment of Women (Night Work). [Ch. 22. No. 6. 32L CHAPTER 22. No. 6. EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN (NIGHT WORK). Regulations made under section 8 of the Employment of Women (Night R.G. 4.7.40. Work) Ordinance. 1. These regulations may be cited as the Employment of Women (Night Work) Short title. Regulations. 2. In these regulations- Interpre- the Ordinance means the Employment of Women (Night Work) Ordinance;aton Inspector means any member of the Police Force or any person appointed by the Governor for the purpose of securing the proper execution of the Ordinance. 3. Any Inspector shall, for the purposes of the execution of the Ordinance, have Powers of power to do all or any of the following things- Inspectors, (a) to enter during hours of operation and at all reasonable times any premises etc. or place where any industrial undertaking is carried on; (b) to make such examination and inquiry as may be necessary for ascertaining whether the provisions of the Ordinance are complied with in any such premises or place; (c) to examine, either alone or in the presence of any other person, as he thinks fit, with respect to any matters under the Ordinance, every person whom he finds in any such premises or place, or whom he has reasonable cause to believe to be or to have been employed contrary to the Ordinance, or to require such person to be examined and to sign a declaration of the truth of the matters in respect of which he is so examined; (d) to require from the proprietor, manager or other person in charge of an industrial undertaking the production of time sheets or other records and to inspect and examine such documents and copy any material part thereof. 4. If any person hinders, obstructs, or molests an Inspector in the exercise of his Penalty. powers under these regulations, or refuses to produce any document or give any information to any such Inspector acting as aforesaid, that.person shall be liable on summary conviction in respect of each offence to a fine of forty-eight dollars. 5. The proprietor of any industrial undertaking, or his agent, may apply to the Application Governor to vary the period constituting night work as provided for in the Ordinance to vary and the applicant shall furnish the particulars set out in the form of application in period the First Schedule hereto, constituting night work. 6. The proprietor of any industrial undertaking, or his agent, may apply to the Application Governor to declare that the prohibition of night work shall extend to a period of to reduce ten hours only instead of eleven hours on sixty days of the year, as provided for in period the Ordinance, and the applicant shall furnish the particulars set out in the form of constituting application in the Second Schedule hereto. night work. Ch. 22. No. 6.] Employment of Women (Night Work). FIRST SCHEDULE. The Employment of Women (Night Work) Regulations, Regulation 5. Particulars to be given by applicant for substitution of the interval between eleven o'clock in the evening and six o'clock in the morning for the interval ten o'clock in the evening and five o'clock in the morning. 1. Full name of applicant. 2. Business name and address of industrial undertaking. 3. Nature of industrial undertaking. 4. Total number of male employees engaged. 5. Total number of female employees engaged. 6. Hours of commencing and ending of normal working day of female employees. 7. Total number of hours worked by female employees in normal working day. 8. Total number of hours worked by female employees in normal working week. 9. Reasons and/or circumstances supporting application. Signed. SECOND SCHEDULE. The Employment of Women (Night Work) Regulations, Regulation 6. Particulars to be given by applicant applying that the prohibition of night work shall extend to a period of ten hours only instead of eleven hours on sixty days of the year. 1. Full name of applicant. 2. Business name and address of industrial undertaking. 3. Nature of industrial undertaking. 4. Total number of male employees engaged. 5. Total number of female employees engaged. 6. Hours of commencing and ending of normal working day of female employees. 7. Total number of hours worked by female employees in normal working day. S. Total number of hours worked by female employees in normal working week. 9. Reasons and/or circumstances supporting application. Signed. 32M Trade Unions. [Ch. 22. No. 9. 32N CHAPTER 22. No. 9. TRADE UNIONS. Regulations made under section 18 (2) of the Trade Unions Ordinance. R.G. 30.3.33. PRELIMINARY. 24.2.44. 1. These regulations may be cited as the Trade Unions Regulations. Short title. 2. In these regulations the term Registrar means the person appointed by the Interpre- Governor under section 8 of the Trade Unions Ordinance (hereinafter referred to as station. " the Ordinance "). REGISTRATION OF TRADE UNIONS. 3. The Registrar shall not register a trade union under a name identical with that Name of of any other existing trade union known to him, whether registered or not registered, Trade or so nearly resembling such name as to be likely to deceive the members of the Union. public. 4. Upon an application for the registration of a trade union which is already in Authority operation, the Registrar, if he has reason to believe that the applicants have not to make been duly authorised by such trade union to make the same, may. for the purpose of application. ascertaining the fact, require from the applicants such evidence as may seem to him necessary. 5. Application for registration of a trade union shall be made in the Form A Form of in the Schedule hereto, and shall be accompanied by two printed copies of the rules, application. marked and signed, as mentioned in the said form. (Form A.) 6. The certificate of registration of a trade union shall be in the Form B in the Certificate of Schedule hereto. registration. (Form B.) ALTERATION AND RESCISSION OF RULES. 7. An alteration of the rules of a trade union may be either:- (a) A partial alteration, consisting of the addition of a new rule or part of a Alteration rule or rules to the existing rules, or of the substitution of a new rule or part and rescis- of a rule or rules for any of the existing rules, or of a rescission of any of the sion of rules. existing rules or any part thereof without any substitution or of more than one or all of those modes; or (b) A complete alteration consisting of the substitution of an entire set of rules for the existing set of rules. 8. An application for the registration of a partial alteration of rules must be made Registration by seven members of the trade union, and must be made in the Form C in the of partial Schedule hereto, and must be accompanied by a statutory declaration in the alteration Form D in the Schedule hereto, and by a printed copy of the existing rules, and of rules. by the following documents: (Form C.) (a) If the partial alteration consists of the addition or substitution of a new (Form D.) rule or part of a rule or rules, two copies of such rule or part of a rule or rules, each copy being marked 0, and signed by each of the applicants. (b) If the partial alteration consists of the rescission of any of the rules without any substitution, two copies of the resolution for such rescission, each copy being marked 0, and signed by each of the applicants. 32 o Ch. 22. No. 9.] Trade Unions. The Registrar, before registering the partial alteration of rules, shall ascertain that the rules of the trade union, if altered in accordance with the proposed partial alteration, will provide for all the matters required by the Ordinance to be provided for b\ the rules of a registered trade union. Certificate of ereifiate of 9. The certificate of registration of a partial alteration shall be in the Form E Sregistion in the Schedule hereto, and shall be delivered to the applicants, attached to one of alt ration the copies of the new rule or rules, or, when the alteration consists of rescission alteration of rules, merely, attached to the old set of rules. (Form E.) Application 10. An application for the registration of a complete alteration of rules shall be for made by seven members of the trade union, and shall be in the Form F in the registration Schedule hereto, and must be accompanied by a statutory declaration in Form D of complete annexed hereto, and by a printed copy of the existing rules and by two printed copies alteration of the new rules, each copy being marked P and signed by each of the applicants; of rules, and the Registrar before registering the new set of rules shall ascertain that it pro- (Form D.) vides for all matters which, by the Ordinance, are to be provided for by the rules (Form F.) of a registered trade union. Certificate of 11. The certificate of registration of a complete alteration of rules shall be in the registration Form G in the Schedule hereto, and shall be delivered to the applicants attached to of complete one of the copies of the new set of rules. alteration of rules. (Form G.) WITHDRAWAL OR CANCELLING OF CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION. Withdrawal 12. Every request by a trade union for withdrawal or cancelling of its certificate or cancelling of registration shall be sent to the Registrar, in the Form H in the Schedule hereto. of registration. (Form H.) Notice 13. Notice before withdrawal or cancelling of certificate, where required, shall (Form I). be in the Form I in the Schedule hereto. Form of withdrawal 14 The withdrawal or cancelling of certificate shall be in the Form J in the or cancelling Schedule hereto. of registration. REGISTERED OFFICE. (Form J.) Notice as to 15. Notice of tihe situation of the registered office of a trade union, and of any registered change therein, shall be given to the Registrar in the Form K in the Schedule hereto. office. (Form KL. CHANGE OF NAME. Change of 16. The application for approval, and notice of change of name of a trade union Name. shall be in the Form L in the Schedule hereto, and shall be sent in duplicate, accom- (Form L.) panied by a statutory declaration in the Form M in the Schedule hereto, to the (Form M.) Registrar. The Registrar, before approving the change of name, shall ascertain that the new name is not identical with that of any existing trade union known to him, or so nearly resembling the same as to be calculated to deceive; and if the change of name be approved, the word approved shall be written at the foot or end of each copy of the application, and the same shall be signed by the Registrar and shall be registered by him. TRANSFER OF STOCK. Form of 17. Every application to the Registrar to direct a transfer of stock shall follow, as application. near as may be, the Form N in the Schedule hereto, and shall be accompanied by a (Form N.) statutory declaration in the Form O in the Schedule hereto, or as near thereto as (Form 0). the facts admit, and by the certificate of the stock in respect of which the application is made. Draft to be 18. Before making the application, the trade union shall submit to the Registrar submitted, for examination a draft copy, on foolscap paper, written on one side only, of the proposed application and declaration. Trade Unions. [Ch. 22. No. 9. 32P 19. The Registrar, before directing the transfer, may require further proof of any Further statement in the application. proof. 20. The Registrar shall give a direction in the Form P in the Schedule hereto, so Form of framed in each case as to suit the particular circumstances, and shall register the transfer. same and deliver the same to the applicants endorsed with the word registered," (Form P.) and duly authenticated. DISSOLUTION. 21. When a trade union is dissolved, notice of the dissolution shall be given to the Notice of Registrar in duplicate in the Form Q in the Schedule hereto, and the Registrar shall dissolution. return one copy to the trade union endorsed with the word registered," and duly (Form Q.) authenticated. AMALGAMATION. 22. Where two or more trade unions become amalgamated together, notice shall Notice of be given to the Registrar in duplicate in the Form R in the Schedule hereto, accom- amalgama- panied by statutory declarations, from each such trade union in the Form S in the tion. Schedule hereto, and the Registrar shall return to the amalgamated trade union one (Form R.) copy of the notice, endorsed with the word registered," and duly authenticated. (Form S). NOMINATIONS. 23. Every registered trade union shall keep a record or register of all nominations Nominations. made by the members, and of all revocations and variations of the same, and for the recording or registering of every such nomination, revocation or variation the rules of the trade union may require the member nominating to pay a sum not exceeding six cents. FEES. 24. The following fees shall be payable under the Ordinance:-$
For the certificate of registration of a change of name ... ... 2.40
For a direction to transfer stock ... .. ... ... 4.80
For registration of notice of a dissolution ... ... ... ... .60
For registration of amalgamation ... ... ... ... ... 2.40
For every document required to be authenticated by the Registrar,
not chargeable with any other fee ... ... ... ... 1.20
For every inspection on the same day of documents (whether one
or more), in the custody of the Registrar, relating to one and
the same trade union ... ... ... ... ... ... .24
For every copy or extract of any document in the custody of the
Registrar-8 cents per folio of 72 words in addition to the
fee for authentication.
No fee is payable for the registry or recording of:-
The cancelling or withdrawal of certificate of registration.
Any notice of change of office.
Any document or copy of document supplied to a public department.
Any document in respect of which a fee is already chargeable under or by
virtue of the Trade Unions Ordinance, or of any other Ordinance.
The Registrar may also dispense with the fee for inspection of documents in cases
where he may consider it for the public interest to do so.

AUDITORS' FEES.
25. (1) The undermentioned fees shall be payable to auditors appointed by the
Registrar for auditing the books, accounts, vouchers, documents, securities and
$(a) When a trade union consists of fifty members or less ... ... 6.00 (b) When a trade union consists of more than fifty but not more than two hundred members:- for the first fifty members ... ... .. ... ... 6.00 for each additional twenty-five or part of twenty-five members 4.00 32Q Ch. 22. No. 9]. Trade Unions. (c) When a trade union consists of more than two hundred but not more than one thousand members:-$
for the first two hundred members ... ... ... ... 24.00
for each additional fifty or part of fifty members ... ... 4.00
(d) When a trade union consists of more than one thousand
members:-
for the first one thousand members ... ... ... ... 72.00
for each additional hundred or part of one hundred members... 4.00
(2) No additional charge shall be made for travelling or other out-of-pocket
expenses.
(3) The scale of fees given above shall not apply to any person appointed by
the Registrar under section 16 (4) of the Ordinance, to inspect the books, accounts,
vouchers; documents, securities and funds of a trade union.

AUTHENTICATION OF DOCUMENTS BY REGISTRAR.
26. Every document under the Ordinance, bearing the signature of the Registrar,
shall be deemed to be duly authenticated for the purposes of the said Ordinance and

SCHEDULE.

Reg. 5. FORM A.
APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF TRADE UNION.
1. This application is made by the seven persons whose names are subscribed
at the foot hereof.
2. The name under which it is proposed that the trade union on behalf of which
this application is made shall be registered is as set forth in Rule No.
To the best of our belief there is no other existing trade union, whether registered
or not registered, the name of which is identical with the proposed name or so nearly
resembles the same as to cause confusion.

* Name of 3. The place of meeting for the business of the* and the office to which all
trade union, communications and notices may be addressed, is at as set forth in Rule
No.
t Name of 4. The t was established on the day of
I Name of 5. The whole of the objects for which the $is established and the purposes trade union, for which the funds thereof are applicable are set forth in Rule No. 6. The conditions under which members may become entitled to benefits assured are set forth in Rule No. 7. The fines and forfeitures to be imposed on members are set forth in Rule No. 8. The manner of making, altering, amending, and rescinding rules, is set forth in Rule No. 9. The provision for the appointment and removal of a general committee of management, of trustee or trustees, treasurer, and other officers, is set forth in Rule No. 10. The provision for the investment of funds and for the periodical audit of accounts is set forth in Rule No. Trade Unions. [Ch. 22. No. 9. 11. The provision for the inspection of the books and names of the members by This will -every person having an interest in the funds is set forth in Rule No. be necessary in cases 12. The provision for the manner of dissolving the trade union is set forth in where the Rule No. trade union has been in 13. Accompanying this application are sent- operation 1. Two printed copies, each marked A, of the rules. more than a year previous 2. A list, marked B, of the titles and names of the officers. to the date 3. A general statement, marked C.* showing- of the (a) The assets and liabilities of thet at the date up to which application. the statement is made out. t Name of (b) The receipts and expenditure oft during the year preceding trade union. the date$ up to which the statement is made out, such expenditure being ll be fixed
set forth under separate heads corresponding to the several objects of the by the
Registrar.
14. We have been duly authorised by the trade union to make this application This will
on its behalf such authorisation consisting of- only be
(Signed) 1. necessary
2. where the
4. has been in
5. operation
6. before the
7. date of the
day of 19 application.
In paragraph 14 must be stated whether the authority to make this application
was given by a resolution of a general meeting of the trade union," or, if not,
in what other way it was given.
The two copies of rules must be signed by the seven members signing this
application.
The application should be dated, and forwarded to The Registrar of Trade
Unions."

FORM B.
CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION OF TRADE UNION.

Reg. 6.

It is hereby certified that the
*Ordinance this day of

has been registered under the Trade Unions
,19
Registrar.

FORM C.
APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF PARTIAL ALTERATION OF RULES.
This application for the registration of a partial alteration of the rules of the
trade union, is made by the seven persons whose names are subscribed
at the foot hereof.
With this application are sent-
(a) A printed copy of the registered rules marked to show where and in what
way they are altered;
T.-IX. 4

Reg. 8.

Ch. 22. No. 9.]

(b) Two printed (or written) copies of the alteration, each marked 0, signed
by each of the applicants;
(c) A statutory declaration of an officer of this trade union, that in making-
the alteration of rules now submitted for registry the rules of the
trade union were duly complied with.
2. We have been duly authorized by the trade union to make this.
application on its behalf, such authorization consisting of a resolution passed at a.
general meeting on thet day of lt)
(Signed) 1.

3.
4.

To the Registrar of Trade Unions.

day of

FORn 1D.

DECLARATION ACCOMPANYING, ALTERATION OF RULES.

Register No.

I of an officer of the above-named trade union, do solemnly
and sincerely declare as follows : that in making the alteration of the rules of the
trade union. the application for the registration of which is appended to this
declaration, the rules of the said trade union have been duly complied with.
1 make this declaration -conscientiously believing the same to be true, and
according to the Statutory Declarations Ordinance, and I am aware that if there is
any statement in this declaration which is false in fact, which I know or believe
to be false or do not believe to be true, I an hlable to fine and imprisonment.
Declared at
this day
of l1
Before me,

FORM E.
CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION OF PARTIAL ALTERATION OF RULES.

Register No.

It is hereby certified that the foregoing partial alteration has been registered
under the above-mentioned Ordinance this day of 19
Rcecistrar.

ftlere insert
the date, or
if there was
no such
'resolution
state in what
other way the
authorisa-
tion was
given.
: Here insert
the date.

Regs. S, 10,

Trade Unions. [Ch. 22. No. 9. 35

FoRM F.
THE TRADE UNIONS ORDINANCE. Reg. 10.
FoRM OF APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF COMPLETE ALTERATION
OF RULES.
1. This application for the registration of a complete alteration of the registered
rules of the Trade Union is made by the seven persons whose names are
subscribed at the foot hereof.
2. The complete alteration submitted for registration is the substitution of the
set of rules, two printed copies of which (each copy marked P, and signed by the
applicants) accompany this application, for the set of rules already registered.
3. The name under which it is proposed that the trade union on behalf of which
this application is made shall be registered is as set forth in Rule No.
To the best of our belief there is no other existing trade union, whether registered
or not registered, the name of which is identical with the proposed name, or so
nearly resembles the same as to cause confusion.
4. The place of meeting for the business of the* and the office to which Name of
all communications and notices may be addressed is at as set forth in Trade Union.
Rule No.
5. The* was established on the day of 19
(. The whole of the objects for which the* is established, and the purposes
for which the funds thereof are applicable, are set forth in Rule No.
7. The conditions under which members may become entitled to benefits assured
are set forth in Rule No.
S. The fines and forfeitures to be imposed on members are set forth in Rule
No.
9. The manner of making, altering, amending, and rescinding rules is set forth
in Rule No.
10. The provision for the appointment and removal of a general committee of
management, of trustee or trustees, treasurer, and other officers, is set forth in
Rule No.
11. The provision for the investment of funds and for the periodical audit of
accounts is set forth in Rule No.
12. The provision for the inspection of the books and names of the members
by every person having an interest in the funds is set forth in Rule No.
13. The provision for the manner of dissolving the trade union is set forth in
Rule No.
14. This application is accompanied by a statutory declaration of an
officer of the said trade union, to the effect that in making the alteration of rules now
submitted for registry the rules of the trade union were duly complied with.
15. We have been duly authorised by the Trade Union to make this t Here insert
application on its behalf, such authorisation consisting of a resolution passed at a the date, or
general meeting held on thet day of 19 .if there was
(Signed) 1. no such
2. resolution
3. state in
4. what other
5. way
6. authorisation
7. was given.
day of 19
4 (2)

Ch. 22. No. 9.]

Reg. 11.

Registrar.

Date

FORM G.

CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION OF COMPLETE ALTERATION OF RULES.
It is hereby certified that the set of rules, copy whereof is appended hereto, has
been registered under the above-mentioned Ordinance in substitution for the set
19
Signature of Registrar.

FORM H.

REQUEST TO WITHDRAW OR CANCEL CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRATION.
To the Registrar.
1. The above-mentioned trade union desires that its certificate of registration
under the Trade Unions Ordinance may be withdrawn (or cancelled) on the following
ground, viz.: [state reason for desiring withdrawal or canclling of certificate of
registry] and at a general meeting* duly held on the day of ,
it was resolved as follows:-
That the trustee be authorized to request the Registrar to withdraw (or cancel)
the certificate of registration of this trade union."
2. This request is made by the trustees accordingly.
Trustees.

Registered Office
Date 19

FORM I.
NOTICE BEFORE WITHDRAWAL OR CANCELING OF CERTIFICATE OF
REGISTRATION.
Notice is hereby given to the above-mentioned trade union that it is the intention
of the Registrar to proceed on thet day of 19 to cancel (or to
withdraw) the registration of the trade union, unless cause be shown to the contrary
in the meantime.
The ground of such proposed cancelling (or withdrawal) is that the certificate
of registry has been obtained by fraud (or mistake), or that the registry of the trade
union has become void under s. 10 (4) of the Trade Unions Ordinance, or that the
trade union has wilfully and after notice from me violated the provisions of the
above-mentioned Ordinance or has ceased to exist. [The facts should be briefly
specified where practicable.]
Signature

Reg. 12.

* If not at a
general
meeting,
state in what
manner the
request has
been
determined
upon.

Reg. 13.

f This will be
not less than
two months
after the date
of the notice.

Trade Unions. [Ch. 22. No. 9. 37

FORM J. Reg, 14.
WITHDRAWAL OR CANCELLING OF CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION.
The certificate of registration of the above-mentioned trade union is hereby
withdrawn or cancelled at its request (or as the case may be). The Registrar may,
if he thinks fit, add a statement, as in Form I of the ground of the cancelling.
(Signed)
Date Registrar.

FORM K. Reg. 15.
NOTICE OF CHANGE OF REGISTERED OFFICE.
To the Registrar of Trade Unions.
Notice is hereby given that the registered office of the above-mentioned trade
union is removed from in the and is now situate at in the
Dated this day of 19 .This part to
be detached
Trustees. by the
Registrar
NOTE.-Until this notice has been given, the trade union will not have complied when the
with the provisions of the Ordinance, notice is
registered,
Received this day of notice of removal of the registered office and returned
of the Register No. to to the trade
Signature of Registrar. union.

FORM L. Reg. 16.
APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL, AND NOTICE OF CHANGE OF NAME.
Registered No.
To the Registrar.
Application for approval of a change of name of the above-mentioned trade
union is made by the three persons whose names are subscribed at the foot hereof.
The following is a copy of a resolution passed by the consent of two-thirds of the
total number of members of the trade union:-
(The resolution to be copied at length.)
And notice of the said change is hereby given to the Registrar for registration
thereby.
1.
2.
3.
4. PMembers.
5.
6.
7.
Secretary.
Registered Office
Date 19

38 Ch. 22. No. 9.] Trade Unions.

Reg. 16. FORM M.
DECLARATION TO ACCOMPANY APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL OF CHANGE
OF NAME.
Register No.
I, of the secretary of the above-named trade union, do
solemnly and sincerely declare as follows:-That in making the change of name,
notice of which is appended to this declaration, the provisions of the Trade Unions
Ordinance in respect of change of name have' been complied with.
I make this declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true, and according
to the Statutory Declarations Ordinance, and I am aware that if there is any
statement in this declaration which is false in fact, which I know or believe to be
false or do not believe to be true, I am liable to line and imprisonment.
Declared at
in
this day of 19
Before me

Reg. 17. FORM N.
APPLICATION FOR DIRECTION TO TRANSFER STOCK.
This form Application for a direction to transfer stock is made by the four persons whose
applies (with names are subscribed at the foot hereof, being the Secretary and three members of
the necessary the above-mentioned trade union.
modifica-
tions) to a 1. The trade union on the day of duly appointed
branch of a of in [here nanea and describe all the trustees then appointed] to
2. On the day of the sum of was invested in the
purchase of stock transferable at Bank in the names of the said
trustees, and the s ume is still standing in their names, as follows:-[state exactly in
u'hat ,narnes the stock stands];
(This clause 3. The said is absent from the Colony (or became bankrupt on the
will not be day of or filed a petition (or executed a deed) for liquidation of
necessary his affairs by assignment or arrangement or for composition with his creditors,
where tlhe on the day of or has become a lunatic, or died on the
application day of or has not been heard of for years, and it is not
is in known whether he is living or dead).

of tne enre 4. On the day of the trade union duly removed the said
removal of a from his office of trustee, and appointed [give full name and description] in
trustee.) his place.
5. Since such removal application has been made in writing to the said (removed
trustee) to join in the transfer of the said stock into the names of the said (here give
the names of the other trustees, and of the new trustees appointed in the place of the one
removed) as trustees for the said trade union, but he has refused to comply (or has
not complied) with such application. (This paragraph may be omitted, or varied,
as the facts require.)

Trade Unions. [Ch. 22. No. 9. 39

6. This application to the Registrar is made pursuant to section 13 of the Trade
Unions Ordinance that he may direct the said stock to be transferred into the names
of the said as trustees for the trade union by
(This blank should befilled by the names of the surviving or continuing trustees (if any)
and if they be willing and able to make the transfer; or if there be no such trustee, or if
any such trustee refuse or be unable to make the transfer then by the words the Manager
,of the said Bank; and a full statement of the facts and of the grounds of such refusal
Secretary.
Member.
Member.
Member.
Registered Office.
Date day of 19
To the Registrar.

FoRN O. Reg. 17.

DECLARATION VERIFYING STATEMENTS IN AN APPLICATION FOR DIRECTION TO
TRANSFER STOCK.
1, of do solemnly and sincerely declare that I am the Secretary This form
of the above-mentioned trade union. applies (with
That and whose names are subscribed at the foot of the applica- the necessary
tion hereto annexed, are members of the said trade union, modifica-
That on the day of 19 and therein men- tions) to a
tioned, were appointed trustees of the said trade union. brand o a
That on the day of 19 the sum of was invested in
the purchase of stock transferable at the bank in the names of the
said trustees, and the declarant believes that it is still standing in their names, as
follows [ stale as in FIorm N.].
That the said is absent from the Colony (or, became bankrupt, &c., as in
Form N).
That on the day of 19 the said was removed from
his office of trustee and was appointed in his place.
That since such removal application has been made in writing to the said
to join in the transfer of the said stock into the names of the said as trustees
for the said Trade Union, but he has refused to comply (or has not complied) with
such application. [This paragraph may be omitted or varied as the facts require.]
I make this declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true and according
to the Statutory Declarations Ordinance, and I am aware that if there is any state-
ment in this declaration which is false in fact, which I know or believe to be false or
d o not believe to be true, I am liable to fine and imprisonment.
Declared at
in
this day of 19
Before me

Ch. 22. No. 9.]

Reg. 20.

FORM Q.

NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION.
To the Registrar of Trade Unions.
Notice is hereby given that the above-mentioned trade union
pursuance of the rules thereon on the day of
1.

registered copy is to be
returned
Date 19

was dissolved in

Secretary.
Member.
Member.
Member.
Member.
Member.
Member.
Member

FORM P.

DIRECTION BY THE REGISTRAR TO TRANSFER STOCK.
Whereas it has been made to appear to the Registrar that stock, trans-
ferable at Bank is now standing in the names of and as
trustees of trade union registered under the above-mentioned Ordinance.
And that the said is absent from the Colony (or became bankrupt, etc.,.
as in Form N).
And that has been appointed trustee of the said trade union in place of
the said
(a) The Registrar under the said Ordinance hereby directs pursuant to section 13
of the said Ordinance that the said sum of so standing in the books of
the Bank in the names of the said be transferred in the said books
by the said into the names of the said
(b) And that there is no surviving or continuing trustee of the said trade union,
or that the surviving or continuing trustee or trustees refuse or are unable to transfer
the said stock.
The Registrar under the said Ordinance hereby directs, pursuant to section 13
of the said Ordinance, that the said sum of so standing in the books of the
Bank be transferred in the said books by the Manager of the said Bank into.
the names of the said
Date 19
(Signature of the Registrar.)'

This form
applies, \\ith
the necessary
modifica-
tions, to a
branch of a
*The para-
graphs
marked (a) or
(b) N ill be
used as the
case requires.

Reg. 21.

Trade Unions. [Ch. 22. No. 9. 41

FORM R. Reg. 22.

NOTICE OF AMALGAMATION OF TRADE UNIONS.
(and so on if more than two.)
To the Registrar of Trade Unions.
Notice is hereby given, that by the consent of two-thirds of the whole number
of members of each or every of the above-mentioned trade unions they have resolved
to become amalgamated together as one trade union.
And that the following are the terms of the said amalgamation (state the terms):-
And that it is intended that the trade union shall henceforth be called the
Accompanying this notice is a copy of the rules intended to be henceforth adopted
by the amalgamated trade union (which.are the rules of the
(To be signed by seven members and the
Name and address to which registered
copy is to be sent.
Date 19

FORM S. Reg. 22.

I, of the secretary of the above-mentioned trade union, do
solemnly and sincerely declare as follows:-that in the amalgamation of the said
trade union with the notice of which is appended to this declaration, the
provisions of the Trade Unions Ordinance, in respect of amalgamations, have been
duly complied with.
I make this declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true, and according
to the Statutory Declarations Ordinance, and I am aware that if there is any state-
ment in this declaration which is false in fact, which I know or believe to be false or
do not believe to be true, I am liable to fine and imprisonment.
Declared at

this day of
19
Before me

42 Ch. 22. No. 12.] Truck.

CHAPTER 22. No. 12.

TRUCK.

R.;,. 2.(.3.S. TRINIDAD PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.
Order made under section 13 of the Truck Ordinance.

1. That being satisfied that the provisions of the Truck Ordinance are unnecessary
for the protection of the labourers employed by the Trinidad Petroleum Development
Company Limited, the said Company is hereby granted permission to establish and
operate a Commissariat for the benefit of all its labourers, and for that purpose and
to that extent the said Company is exempted from the provisions of the Truck
Ordinance.
2. That full liberty be reserved to the Governor in Council to revoke this Order
whenever he thinks fit.

UNITED BRITISH OILFIELDS OF TRINIDAD LTD.

R.G. Order made under section 13 of the Truck Ordinance.
1. That being satisfied that the provisions of the Truck Ordinance are unnecessary
'or the protection of the labourers employed by the United British Oilfields of Trini-
Lad, Limited, the said Company is hereby granted permission to establish and
operate a Commissariat for the benefit of all its laborers, and for that purpose and
to that extent the said Company is exempted from the provisions of the Truck
Ordinance.
2. That full liberty be reserved to the Governor in Council to revoke this Order
whenever he thinks fit.

Order made under section 13 of the Truck Ordinance.
R.I;.
2.1 .-*. Whereas it is the intention of the Trinidad Leaseholds Limited to introduce
-4.-.44. schemes whereby the employees of that Company may obtain cash loans for certain
purposes and purchase certain goods and obtain certain services from the Company;
.And whereas it is the intention of the Company to recover any debt incurred by
the use of such facilities by deductions from wages;
And whereas the availing themselves of such facilities will be purely voluntary
on the part of the said employees;
Now therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 13 of the Truck
Ordinance the Governor in Council being satisfied that the provisions of the Truck
Ordinance are in the undermentioned respects unnecessary for the protection of the
labourers of all classes employed by the Trinidad Leaseholds Limited (hereinafter
called the Company ") for any purposes connected with or incidental to the
operations of mining, refining and marketing oil, gas and minerals of every descrip-
tion carried on by the Company within the Counties of Victoria, St. Patrick and
Mayaro in the Island of Trinidad, hereby orders as follows:
The Company shall be exempted from the provisions of the Truck Ordinance

Truck. [Ch. 22. No. 12. 43

insofar as such Ordinance prohibits the deduction from wages in respect of the
following matters:-
(1) All moneys lent and/or the price of all materials supplied by the Company
to any such labourer for the erection of any house by him, the total amount of
such moneys and/or such prices being hereinafter collectively referred to as
"the capital debt." The capital debt may be repaid to the Company by
deductions from the wages of any such labourer and the repayment thereof
may be secured to the Company by a mortgage of such house together with the
land on which such house shall be erected: Provided that this exemption
shall be subject to the following conditions:-
(a) At the time when the capital debt or any part thereof is incurred
such labourer shall have completed at least three years service with the
Company and his monthly wage shall not be less than thirty dollars and
the capital debt shall not exceed four times the value (as assessed by an
independent valuer) of the land comprised in such mortgage.
(b) The labourer shall be free to choose the land upon which the house
is to be erected but shall possess the freehold rights therein. The Company
shall have the right to approve the plans of the building before the loan is
(c) The Company shall have the right to approve the plans of such house
before the same shall be erected.
(d) The amount of the capital debt shall be based on the wages of such
labourer according to the following scale:-
Monthly Wages. Maximum amount
of capital debt.
 $30 to 40 ... ... ... ... 400 40 to 52 ... ... ... ... 600 52 to 60 ... ... .. ... S00 60 to 75 ...... ... ... 1,000 75 to 100 ... ... ... ... 1,500 Over 100 ... ... ... ... 15 times monthly wages. (() The price of any materials supplied by the Company to such labourer shall not exceed their cash price in the open market. (f) The rate of interest payable on the capital debt shall not exceed three per centum per annum. (g) The capital debt may be made repayable by instalments deducted from the wages of such labourer, but the aggregate amount of such instal- ments so payable and deducted in any calendar month shall not exceed a one hundred and forty-fourth part of the original capital debt. (h) So long as such labourer shall be in the employment of the Company and the said land and house comprised in the said mortgage shall be vested in him repayment of the capital debt shall not be required save by such instalments as aforesaid. (i) At the time of the payment of any such instalment interest shall be payable thereon up to but not beyond the date of the payment thereof, and the amount of such interest may be deducted from the wages then due to such labourer in addition to the amount of such instalment. (2) The purchase price of bicycles, raincoats and tools sold by the Company to any such labourer, provided that the price of such articles shall not exceed their cash price in the open market. (3) House rent due and payable by any such labourer to the Company. (4) Charges for medical and dental attendance at the Company's Dispensaries and medicines provided by the Company for any such labourer and his wife and children provided that the charge therefore shall not exceed twelve cents per visit per person. (5) Fees charged for or monthly, fortnightly, or weekly subscriptions entitling any such labourer to the accommodation and treatment of any such labourer and his wife or children in a hospital provided by the Company. If separate 44 Ch. 22. No. 12.] Truck. fees are charged for every such accommodation or treatment, such fees shall not exceed those charged by the Colonial Hospital, San Fernando, for similar accommodation or treatment. (6) The purchase price of groceries and other foodstuffs and cooked meals sold by the Company to any such labourer provided that:- (a) the purchase of such articles by such labourer is not compulsory; (b) no profit shall accrue to the Company from such sales ; (c) all accounts shall be settled at the end of each fortnight at which the wages of such labourer shall be payable; (d) the Company's books and accounts in respect of such sales shall be open to inspection by the Government at any time and the Health Authority shall be entitled to inspect at any time all such articles of food intended for sale and the sanitary arrangements of the Commissaries and the Canteens. APEX (TRINIDAD) OILFIELDS LIMITED. G.N. 197- Order made under section 13 of the Truck Ordinance. 1949. In exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 13 of the Truck Ordinance, the Governor in Council, being satisfied that the provisions of the Truck Ordinance are unnecessary for the protection of the labourers employed by the Apex (Trinidad) Oilfields, Limited, hereby makes the following Order:- 1. The said Company is hereby granted permission to establish and operate a Commissariat for the benefit of all its labourers, and for that purpose and to that extent the said Company is exempted from the provisions of the Truck Ordinance. 2. This Order is subject to the following terms and conditions:- (a) Every labourer wishing to obtain goods from the said Company's Com- missariat on credit shall be required to sign a form authorising the deduction from his wages of amounts due in respect of purchases; (b) Charge slips shall be issued in respect of all goods purchased on credit by labourers from the Commissariat; (c) Duplicate charge slips, signed by the labourer, shall be retained by the Commissariat as evidence of the purchases made on credit; (d) Notices shall be posted and kept posted in conspicuous places at the Commissariat setting out the conditions under which the credit system is being operated, including the maximum deductions to be made from labourers' wages; (e) Deductions to be made from a labourer's wages shall not exceed fifty per centum of his week's wages. Workmen's Compensation. [Ch. 22. No. 14. 45 CHAPTER 22. No. 14. WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION. Regulations made under Section 36 of the Workmen's Compensation R.G. Ordinance. 16.12.26. PRELIMINARY. 5.5.32. 1. These regulations may be called the Workmen's Compensation Regulations. Short title. 2. In these regulations, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or Definitions. context- (a) the Ordinance means the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance; (b) Form means a form in the Appendix to these regulations; (c) section means a section of the Ordinance; (d) "Registrar means the Registrar of the Supreme Court and includes the Deputy Registrar and the Sub-Registrars of San Fernando and Tobago. PART I. REVIEW OF HALF-MONTHLY PAYMENTS AND COMMUTATION THEREOF. 3. Application in Form A for review of a half-monthly payment under section 7 When may be made without being accompanied by a medical certificate- application (a) by the employer, on the ground that since the right to compensation was may be made determined the workman's wages have increased; without (b) by the workman, on the ground that since the right to compensation medical was determined his wages have diminished; certificate. (c) by the workman, on the ground that the employer, having commenced to pay compensation, has ceased to pay the-same, notwithstanding the fact that there has been no change in the workman's condition such as to warrant such cessation; (d) by the workman, on the ground that he has ceased, since the right to compensation was determined, to be a minor; (e) either by the employer or by the workman, on the ground that the determination of the rate of compensation for the time being in force was obtained by fraud or undue influence or other improper means. 4. If, on examining an application for review by an employer in which the Procedure on reduction or discontinuance of half-monthly payments is sought, it appears to the application Commissioner that there is reasonable ground for believing that the employer for review. has a right to such reduction or discontinuance, he may at any time issue an order withholding the half-monthly payments in whole or in part pending his decision on the application. 5. (1) Where application is made to the Commissioner under section 8 for the Procedure on redemption of a right to receive half-monthly payments by the payment of a lump application sum, the Commissioner shall form an estimate of the probable duration of the for com- disablement, and shall award a sum equivalent to the total of the half-monthly mutation. payments which would be payable for the period during which he estimates that the disablement will continue, less one half per cent. of that total for each month -comprised in that period. Ch. 22. No. 14.] Workmen's Compensation. (2) When, in any case to which subsection (1) of this regulation applies, the- Commissioner is unable to form an approximate estimate of the probable duration of the disablement, he may from time to time postpone a decision on the application for a period not exceeding two months at any one time. PART II. DEPosIT OF COMPENSATION. Deposit 6. (1) An employer depositing compensation with the Registrar under sub- under section (1) of section 9 shall furnish therewith a statement in Form B, and shall section (1). be given a receipt in Form C. (2) If, in the statement above referred to, the employer indicates that he desires to be made a party to the distribution proceedings, the Commissioner shall, before allotting the sum deposited as compensation, afford to the employer an opportunity of establishing that the person to whom he proposes to allot such sum is- not a dependent of the deceased workman, or as tile case may be, that no one of such persons is a dependant. (3) The statement of disbursements to be furnished on application by the employer under subsection (5) of section 9 shall be in Form 1). 7. The Registrar shall cause to be displayed in a prominent position outside his Publication olice an accurate list of the deposits received by him under subsection (1) of section 9, of lists of together with the names and addresses of the depositors and of the workmen in deposits. respect of whose death the deposits have been made. Procedure 8. (1) Where a dependent of a deceased workman claims that compensation is wheie no payable in respect of the death of the workman, and no compensation has been con'pe'Us1.- deposited in accordance with subsection (1) of section 9 in respect thereof, the tion dependent may apply to the Commissioner for the issue of an order requiring the deposited. employer to deposit compensation in accordance with the said subsection: Provided that no such application shall be entertained, unless the applicant certifies therein that le has requested the employer to deposit compensation and, that the employer lhas refused or omitted to do so. (2) The Commissioner shall dispose of such application in accordance with the provisions of Part V of these regulations: Provided that- (.) the Commissioner may, at an\ time, cause notice to be given in such manner as lie thinks lit to all or any of the defendants of the deceased workman who have not joined in the application, requiring them, if they desire to join therein, to appear before him on a date specified in this behalf; (1) any dependent to whom such notice has been given and who fails to appear and to join in the application on tile late specified in the notice shall not be permitted thereafter to claim that the employer is liable to deposit compensa- tion. unless he satisfies the Commissioner that he was prevented by any sufficient cause from appearing when the case was called on for hearing. (3) If. after completing the inquiry into the application, the Commissioner issues an order requiring the employer to deposit compensation in accordance with subsection (1) of section o. nothing in subsection (2) of this regulation shall be deemed to prohibit the allotment of any part of the sum deposited as compensation to a dependent of the deceased workman who failed to join in the application. Deposit under 9. An employer depositing compensation in accordance with subsection (2) or section 9 (2) subsection (3) of section 9 shall furnish therewith a statement in Form E, and shall and (31. be given a receipt in Form F. Manner in which co'm- 10. Money invested under section 9 may be invested in the name of the Registrar av be ill- in Government Securities or deposited in the name of the Registrar in a Post Office- vested under Savings Bank. section 9. Workmen's Compensation. [Ch. 22. No. 14. 47 PART III. INQUIRY BY EMPLOYER. 11. (1) Any employer to whom notice of an accident has been given may at any Right of time, notwithstanding the fact that no claim for compensation has been instituted employer to in respect of such accident, present to the Registrar a memorandum, supported present by an affidavit made by himself or by any person subordinate to him having memo- knowledge of the facts stated in the memorandum embodying the result of any randuh investigation or inquiry which has been made into the circumstances or cause of the when notice accident, given. (2) A memorandum presented under this regulation shall, subject to the payment of such fee as may be prescribed, be recorded by the Registrar. Workman PART IV. not to be required to MEDICAL EXAMINATION. submit to medical 12. A workman who is required by subsection (1) of section 12 to submit himself examination for medical examination shall be bound to do so in accordance with the regulations save in contained in this Part and not otherwise, accordance with rules. 13. When such workman is present on the employer's premises and the employer Examination offers to have him examined free of charge by a qualified medical practitioner who when is so present, the workman shall submit himself for examination forthwith, workman and medical practitioner 14. In cases to which regulation 13 does not apply, the employer may- both on premises. (a) send the medical practitioner to the place where the workman is residing Examination for the time being, in which case the workman shall submit himself for medical in other examination on being requested to do so by the medical practitioner, or cases. (b) send to the workman an offer in writing to have him examined free of charge by a qualified medical practitioner, in which case the workman shall submit himself for medical examination at the employer's premises, or at such other place in the vicinity as is specified in such offer, and at such time as is so specified: Provided that- (i) the time so specified shall not, save with the express consent of the workman, be between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.; and (ii) in cases where the workman's condition renders it impossible or inadvisable that he should leave the place where he is residing for the time being, he shall not be required to submit himself for medical examination save at such place. 15. A workman who is in receipt of a half-monthly payment shall not be required Restriction to submit himself for medical examination elsewhere than at the place where he is on number of residing for the time being more than twice in the first month following the accident examina- or more than once in any subsequent month. tions. 16. If a workman whose right to compensation has been suspended under sub- Examination section (2) or subsection (3) of section 12 subsequently offers himself for medical after examination, his examination shall take place on the employer's premises or at suspension such other place in the vicinity as may be fixed by the employer, of right to compensa- PART V. tion. PROCEDURE. 17. Any application of the nature referred to in section 23 may be sent to the Applications. Registrar by registered post or may be presented to him or to any Warden or Magistrate, and, if so sent or presented, shall, unless the Commissioner otherwise directs, be made in Forms G, H, or J, as the case may be, and shall be signed by the applicant. Every application presented to a Warden or Magistrate shall be forwarded to the Registrar by such Warden or Magistrate forthwith. 48 Ch. 22. No. 14.] Workmen's Compensation. IExamination 18. (1) On receiving such application, the Registrar may examine the applicant on of applicant, oath, or may send the application to any officer authorised by the Governor in that behalf and direct such officer to make such examination and forward the record thereof to the Registrar. (2) The substance of any examination made under this regulation shall be recorded in the manner provided for the recording of evidence in section 28. Summary 19. The Registrar shall refer the application and the record of the substance of any disniisai examination of the applicant under regulation 18 to the Commissioner, who, after of considering the same, may summarily dismiss the application, if, for reasons to be application. recorded, the Commissioner is of opinion that there are no sufficient grounds for proceeding thereon; and the Registrar shall forthwith notify the applicant or the legal practitioner or other person acting on behalf of the applicant of such summary dismissal of the application by the Commissioner. Preliminary 20. If the application is not dismissed under regulation 19, the Commissioner may inquiry into direct the Registrar to call upon the applicant to produce to the Registrar evidence application. in support of the application before calling upon any other party, and, if upon considering such evidence the Commissioner is of opinion that there is no case for the relief claimed, he may dismiss the application with a brief statement of his reasons for so doing. Notice to 21. If the Commissioner does not dismiss the application under regulation 19 or opposite regulation 20, the Registrar shall cause to be served on the party from whom the party. applicant claims relief (hereinafter referred to as the respondent) a copy of the application and may, if he thinks lit, call upon the respondent to file a written state- ment dealing with the claim within such time as the Registrar may fix. Statement 22. The respondent may, and if so required by the Registrar, shall, within such time to be filed by as the Registrar may fix, tile a written statement dealing with the claim raised in respondent. the application, and any such written statement shall form part of the record. l'rocedure 23. Where the respondent claims that if compensation is recovered against him where he will be entitled under subsection (2) of section 14 to be indemnified by a person indemnity not being a party to the case (hereinafter referred to as the third party), he shall, claimed within ten days after being served with the copy of the application, file a notice of under such claim with the Registrar, accompanied by the prescribed fee, and the Registrar section 14 k2). shall thereupon cause a copy of the notice of such claim in Form K to be served on Notice to the third party, and may, if he thinks fit, call upon him to file a written statement third party, dealing with the claim raised in the application within such time as the Registrar may lix. proceduree 24. If the respondent or the third party admits the claim, he may at any time where claim before the first hearing- ;idmiitted. (a) Where the application is made by an injured workman- (i) file with the Registrar a notice that he submits to an order for the payment of a half-monthly sum, to be specified in such notice; or (ii) file with the Registrar a notice that he submits to an order for the payment of a lump sum, to be specified in the notice, and pay such sum into Court; (b) Where the application is made on behalf of the dependants of a deceased workman or for the settlement of the sum payable in respect of medical atten- dance and the burial of a deceased workman who leaves no dependants, file with the Registrar a notice that he admits liability, and pay into Court such sum of money as he considers sufficient to cover his liability in the circumstances of Failure of the case. respondent 25. If the respondent or the third party fails to file a written statement dealing or third with the claim within the time fixed by the Registrar or by the Commissioner on an part to file application to enlarge the time, he shall be taken to admit the claim. statement. Date and 26. Where it is necessary to proceed to a hearing, the Registrar shall fix a date Place of and place for disposing of the application and of the claim for indemnity, if any, and hearing. cause notice thereof to be served on the different parties in Form L, calling upon them then and there to produce any evidence which they may wish to tender. Workmen's Compensation. [Ch. 22. No. 14. 49 27. If, on the day of hearing or at any adjournment of the case, the applicant does Non-appear- not appear, the case shall be dismissed, unless the Commissioner having received a ance of reasonable excuse for the non-appearance of the applicant, or for other sufficient applicant. reason, thinks fit to adjourn the hearing to some future day upon such terms as to costs as the Commissioner may think just. 28. If on the day of hearing or at any adjournment of the case, the respondent or Absence of third party does not appear, the Court may proceed to hear the case in his absence, respondent unless the Commissioner, having received a reasonable excuse for his absence, or for or third other sufficient reason, thinks fit to adjourn the hearing to some future day upon party. such terms as to costs as the Commissioner may think fit. 29. There shall be recorded in every proceeding a note of the steps taken on the Record of application, proceedings. 30. (1) The Commissioner, in making orders, shall record concisely his finding Orders. and his reasons for such finding. (2) The Commissioner, at the time of signing and dating his order, shall pro- nounce his decision, and thereafter no addition or alteration shall be made to the order other than the correction of a clerical or arithmetical mistake arising from any accidental slip or omission. (3) Orders shall be in one of the forms in Form M, with any necessary variation. 31. A Commissioner before whom any proceeding relating to an injury by accident Right of i, pending may at any time enter the place where the workman was injured, or where entry for ile workman ordinarily performed his work, for the purpose of making a local local inspection or of examining any persons likely to be able to give information relevant inspection. to the proceedings: Provided that the Commissioner shall not enter any premises of any industrial establishment except during the ordinary working hours of that establishment, save with the permission of the employer or of some person directly responsible to him for the management of the establishment. 32. (1) If the Commissioner proposes to conduct a local inspection with a view to Procedure in examining on the spot the circumstances in which an accident took place, he shall connection give the parties or their representatives notice of his intention to conduct such with local inspection, unless in his opinion the urgency of the case renders the giving of such inspection. notice impracticable. (2) Such notice may be given orally or in writing, and, in the case of an em- ployer, may be given to any person upon whom notice of a claim can be served under subsection (2) of section 11, or to the representative of any such person. (3) Any party, or the representative of any party, may accompany the Com- missioner at a local inspection. 33. Where two or more cases pending before a Commissioner arise out of the Procedure in same accident, and any issue involved is common to two or more such cases, such connected cases may, so far as the evidence bearing on such issue is concerned, be taken cases. together. 34. If an application is presented by any party to the proceedings for the citation Summoning of witnesses, the Registrar shall, on payment of the prescribed expenses and fees, of witnesses. issue summonses for the appearance of such witnesses, unless the Commissioner considers that their appearance is not necessary for the just decision of the case. 35. If the Registrar is satisfied that the applicant is unable, by reason of poverty, Exemption" to pay the prescribed fees, he may remit any or all of such fees. If the case is de- from pay- cided in favour of the applicant, the prescribed fees which, had they not been ment of remitted, would have been due to be paid, may be added to the costs of the case and costs. recovered in such manner as the Commissioner in his order regarding costs may direct. 36. (1) Where any document is to be filed with the Registrar under these regula- Filing and tions, that document may be so filed by delivering it at the office of the Registrar or service of by sending it by post addressed to the Registrar at his office. documents. T.-IX. 5 50 Ch. 22. No. 14.] Workmen's Compensation., (2) Where any document is to be filed, there shall be filed with the original document as many copies of the document as there are persons on whom copies of the document are to be served, and in addition a copy for the use of the Commissioner. (3) Where any document is under these regulations to be served upon any person, such document may be served- (a) upon the Crown, by service upon the Head of the Department in which the applicant was employed at the time of the accident, or by leaving it at the office of such Head of Department: (b) upon an individual, by service upon him personally or by leaving it at his last known place of abode or business; (c) upon a Municipal Corporation, by'service on the Town Clerk or by leaving it at his office; (d) upon a corporate body, by service on the secretary or by leaving it at the registered office of such corporate body; (e) upon a Club, by service on the Secretary or any member of the Managing Committee; (f) upon the master of a ship or a person belonging to a ship, by service on such master or person or by leaving the document for such master or person on board the ship with the person being or appearing to be in command or charge of the ship, or where no such person can be found, by affixing a copy of the document to the mast of the ship. (4) All service shall be effected by a member of the Police Force, who shall make a return of the service within two days in Form N, sworn to before a Magistrate or Justice. Application 37. Save as otherwise expressly provided in the Ordinance or these regulations, of Supreme the Rules of the Supreme Court as to enforcing the attendance of witnesses, compelling Court Rules, the production of documents and material objects, administering oaths, taking evidence, amending any defect or error in any proceeding, enlarging the time appointed for taking any proceeding or doing any act and the representation of per- sons under disability shall, with the necessary modifications, apply to proceedings before a Commissioner. Apportion- 38. The provisions of this Part shall, as far as may be, apply in the case of any ment of proceedings relating to the apportionment of compensation among dependants of a compensa- deceased workman. ton among defendants. PART V1. RECORD OF MEMORANDA OF AGREEMENT. Form of 39. Memoranda of agreement sent to the Registrar under subsection (1) of section memoran- 31 shall, unless the Commissioner otherwise directs, be in duplicate, and shall be in dum. as close conformity as the circumstances of the case admit with Form 0 or Form P or Form Q as the case may be. Procedure 40. (1) On receiving a memorandum of agreement the Registrar shall refer the where same to the Commissioner who, unless he considers that there are grounds for Commis- refusing to record the same, shall direct the Registrar to fix a day for recording the sioner does same, and the Registrar shall accordingly issue a notice in writing in Form R to the not consider parties concerned that in default of objections the Commissioner proposes to record that he the memorandum on the day so fixed: should refuse Provided that the notice may be communicated orally to any parties who are to record present at the time when notice in writing would otherwise issue. memoran- dum. (2) On the date so fixed the Commissioner shall direct the Registrar to record the memorandum unless, after hearing any of the parties who appear and desire to be heard, he considers that it ought not to be recorded: Provided that the issue of a notice under subsection (1) of this regulation shall not be deemed to prevent the Commissioner from refusing to record the memorandum on the date so fixed even if no objection be made by any party concerned. (3) If on such date the Commissioner decides that the memorandum ought not to be recorded, he shall inform the parties present of his decision and of the Workmen's Compensation. [Ch. 22. No. 14. 51 reasons therefore, and, if any party desiring the memorandum to be recorded is not present, the Registrar shall send information to that patty in Form S. 41. (1) If on the reference of a memorandum of agreement by the Registrar to Procedure the Commissioner, the Commissioner considers that there are grounds for refusing where to record the same, the Registrar shall fix a date for hearing the party or parties Commis- desiring the memorandum to be recorded, and the Registrar shall inform such party sioner or parties and, if the Commissioner thinks fit, any other party concerned, of the date considers so fixed and of the grounds on which the Commissioner considers that the memo- he should randum should not be recorded, refuse to (2) If the parties to be informed are not present, a written notice shall be sent record to them in Form T or Form U. as the case may be, and the date fixed in such notice memoran- shall be not less than seven days after the date of the issue of the same. dum. (3) If, on the date fixed under subsection (1) of this regulation the party or parties desiring the memorandum to be recorded show adequate cause for proceeding to the record of the same, the Commissioner may, if information has already been given to all the parties concerned, direct the Registrar to record the agreement. If information has not been given to all such parties, he shall proceed in accordance with Regulation 40. (4) If, on the date so fixed, the Commissioner refuses to record the memo- randum, the Registrar shall send notice in Form S to any party who did not receive information under subsection (1) of this regulation. 42. (1) If in any case the Commissioner refuses to record a memorandum of Procedure agreement, he shall briefly record his reasons for such refusal, on refusal (2) If the Commissioner refuses to record a memorandum of agreement, he to record shall not make any order directing the payment of any sum or amount over and memoran- above the sum specified in the agreement, unless opportunity has been given to the dum. party liable to pay such sum to show cause why it should not be paid. (3) Where the agreement is for the redemption of half-monthly payments by the payment of a lump sum, and the Commissioner considers that the memoran- liun of agreement should not be recorded by reason of the inadequacy of the amount of such sum as fixed in the agreement, he shall record his estimate of the probable duration of the disablement of the workman. 43. In recording a memorandum of agreement, the Registrar shall cause the same Registration to be entered in a register in Form V, and shall cause an endorsement to be made of memo- under his signature on a copy of the memorandum to be retained by him in the randum following terms, namely:- accepted for This memorandum of agreement bearing Serial No. of 19 record. in the register of agreements has been recorded this day of (Signature) Registrar." 44. In recording an order of the Commissioner under section 30, directing the Registration payment of compensation or the variation of the amount or rate of compensation of orders. pr\eiously ordered or settled by agreement, the Registrar shall cause such order to be entered in a register in the Form W, and shall cause an endorsement to be made tinder his signature on a copy of the order to be retained by him in the following terms, namely:- This order bearing Serial No. of 19 in the register of orders has been recorded in such register this day of 19 (Signature) Registrar." PART VIA. 44 All proceedings or documents filed with or delivered to the Registrar shall Duties of be.ar the date of the filing or issuing thereof. Registrar. 44B. The Registrar shall enter all proceedings hereafter to be commenced in a Cause Book, the form of which shall be prescribed by a Commissioner; any entry 5 (2) 52 Ch. 22. No. 14.] Workmen's Compensation. made therein shall be examined with the original document the day after such entry is made, and such entry shall be evidence of the document having been filed. 44c. The Registrar shall also keep the Registers prescribed by Regulations 43 and 44 and shall make the appropriate entries therein in accordance with the requirements of the said Regulations. 441). Proper indexes of the titles of all applications filed with or delivered to the Registrar shall be kept so that the same may be conveniently referred to when required; and such indexes shall at all times during otfice hours be accessible to the public on payment of the prescribed fee. 44I. The Registrar shall, on a request in writing giving sufficient particulars and on payment of the prescribed fee, cause a search to be made in the Cause Books or Registers under his custody, and issue a certificate of the result of the search. 44t. .\ny person shall on payment of the prescribed fee be allowed to inspect the file of documents or proceedings in any matter. PART VII. COSTS. Costs. 45. (1) Any costs of and incident to any proceedings before a Commissioner directed to be paid by one party to another shall, in default of agreement between the parties as to the amount of such costs, be taxed according to such one of the scales of costs applicable to actions in the Supreme Court or the Petty Civil Court as the Conuissioner shall direct; and the statutory provisions and rules for the time being in force as to the allowance and taxation of costs in such actions, shall with the necessary modifications, apply accordingly. (2) When proceedings are taken for which no provision is made by these regulations, reasonable costs may be allowed in respect of such proceedings, not exceeding those which mayn under the scales of costs be allowed in respect of proceedings of a like nature. (3) The Conmuissioner, in dealing with the question of costs, may take into consideration any oiler of compensation proved to have been made on behalf ot the employer. PART VIII. FLits. Fees. 46. The follow ing fees are hereby prescribed and shall be collected by means ot stamps; and all statutory provisions and all rules for the time being in force in relation to the collection of revenue by stamps shall apply thereto:- I-Applications for compensation-$
(a) Where compensation is claimed in the form
of recurring payments ... ... ... ... 1.20
(b) Where compensation is claimed in the form
of a lump sum ... ... ... ... ... $1.20 where the sum does not exceed$240, plus $1.20 for each additional sum of$240 or fraction
thereof.
Il--Applications for commutation S
(a) By agreement between the parties ... ... 1.20
ib) In all other cases ... ... ... ... 2.40
ll -Applications for the deposit of compensation-
(a) Under section 9 (1) of the Ordinance ... Nil.
(b) In all other cases, in respect of each person
to whom compensation is payable... ... ... 1.20
IV-Applications for distribution by dependants, for
each dependant ... ... ... ... 1.20

Workmen's Comepnsation. [Ch. 22. No. 14. 53

V-Applications for review-
(a) Where the review claimed is the continuance,
increase, decrease or ending of half-monthly pay-
ments ... ... ...
(b) Where the half-monthly payments are
sought to be converted into a lump sum ...
(c) In all other cases ... ......
Vl-Applications for the registration of agreements-
(a) Where the application or the memorandum
of agreement is signed by both parties ... .
(b) In other cases ... ... .
VI -Applications to summon witnesses-
For every witness ... ....
VIII-Applications for indemnification ... ...
1X-Applications for the recovery of compensation-
missioner ... ...
(b) In all other cases ... ...

X-All applications not otherwise provided for .
X 1-For service of any notice or process ...
XI -For search in Indexes of titles of applications filed
XII--For search in Cause Books or Registers and
issuing certificate of result of search under the
hand of the Registrar ...
XIV-For inspecting file of documents or proceedings ...

$1.20 2.40 1.20 Nil. 1.20 0,24 4.80 0.48 The same fee as is payable on a similar application for com- pensation. 0.48 0.12 0.24 0.48 0.24 PART IX. FoRMs. 47. Where the forms in the Apppendix are not applicable, forms-of the like Forms. character, with such variations as the circumstances may require, may be used in proceedings under the Ordinance. APPENDIX. FORM A. (Under Regulation 3.) Application for Review of half-monthly Payment. To the Commissioner for Workmen's Compensation, residing at applicant versls residing at ,respondent. Application is hereby made for the review (termination, diminution, increase or redemption as the case may be) of the half-monthly payment payable to the said in respect of personal injury caused to him by accident arising out of and in the course of his employment. Particulars are hereto appended. 54 Ch. 22. No. 14.] Workmen's Compensation. PARTICULARS. 1. Name and address of injured workman. 2. Name and place of business of employer by whom compensation is payable. 3. Date and nature of accident. 4. Amount of half-monthly payment, and date from which it commenced. 5. Relief sought by applicant, whether termination, diminution, increase or redemption. 6. Grounds of application. Dated this day of 19 (Signed) Applicant. FORM B. (Sec Regulation 6.) Deposit of Compensation for Fatal Accident. (SECTION 911) OF THE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ORDINANCE.) Compensation amounting to S is hereby presented for deposit in respect of injuries resulting in the death of residing at 'which occurred on 10 His monthly wages are estimated at He was over/ under the age of 17 years at the time of his death. The said workman had, prior to the date of his death, received the following payments, namely:- amounting in all to Employer. Dated the 19 1 desire to be made a party to the proceedings for distribution of the (To be added if desired.) aforesaid compensation. Employer. FORM C. (See Regulation 6.) Receipt for Compensation. (DEPOSITED UNDER SECTION 9 (1) OF TIE M:ORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ORDINANCE.) Book No. Receipt No. Register No. Depositor Deceased workman Date of deposit 19 Sum depositedS Registrar. Workmen's Compensation. [Ch. 22. No. 14. 55 FORM D. (See Rguatiou 6.) Statement of Disbursements. SECTION 9 (5) OF THn WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ORDINANCE. Serial No. Depositor Amount deposited$
Date. $Funeral expenses paid ... ... ...... Compensation paid to the following dependants:- Name. Relationship. TOTAL ... Registrar. Pated 19 FORM E. (See Regulation 9.) Deposit of Compensation for Non-fatal Accidents. (SECTION 9 (2) OR (3) OF THE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ORDINANCE.) Compensation amounting to$ is hereby presented for deposit in respect of
permanent/temporary injuries sustained by residing at which
occurred on 19
Employer.
Iated 19

FoRM F.
(See Regulation 9.)
Receipt for Compensation.
(DEPOSIT UNDER SECTION 9 (2) OR (3) OF THE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
ORDINANCE.)
Book No. Receipt No. Register No.
Depositor
In favour of
Date of deposit 19 .
Sum deposited $Registrar. 56 Ch. 22. No. 14.] Workmen's Compensation. FORM G. (See Regulation 17.) Application for Compensation by Workman. To the Commissioner for Workmen's Compensation, residing at applicant versus residing at ,respondent It is hereby submitted that- (1) the applicant, a workman employed by (a contractor with) the respondent on the day of 19 received personal injury by accident arising out of and in the course of his employment. The cause of the injury was [here insert briefly in ordinary language the cause of the injuryJ. (2) the applicant sustained the following injuries, namely:- (3) the monthly wages of the applicant amount to$
the applicant is over/under the age of 17 years.
*(4) (a) Notice of the accident was served on the day of
(b) Notice was served as soon as practicable.
(c) Notice of the accident was not served (in due time) by reason of
*(5) the applicant is accordingly entitled to receive
(a) half-monthly payments of $from the day of 19 ,to (b) a lump sum payment of$
(6) the applicant has taken the following steps to secure a settlement by
agreement, namely
but it has proved impossible to settle the questions in dispute because
*You are therefore requested to determine the following questions in dispute,
namely:-
(a) whether the applicant is a workman within the meaning of the Ordinance,
(b) whether the accident arose out of or in the course of the applicant's
employment,
(c) whether the amount of compensation claimed is due, or any part of that
amount,
(d) whether the respondent is liable to pay such compensation as is due,
(e) etc. (as required).
Dated the
Applicant.

*Strike out the clauses which are not applicable.

To of
I do hereby require you to file with me the undersigned Registrar a written state-
ment dealing with the claim against you in the above application within days
after service thereof on you.
And further take notice that if you fail to forward the statement in writing an
order may be made against you in default.
Dated this day of 19

Registrar.

Workmen's Compensation. [Ch. 22. No. 14. 57

FORM H.
(See Regulation 17.)

Application for Compensation by Dependants.

To the Commissioner for Workmen's Compensation.
residing at
applicant
versus
residing at
,respondent.
It is hereby submitted that-
(1) a workman employed by (a contractor with) the respondent
on the day of 19 received personal injury by accident
arising out of and in the course of his employment resulting in his death on
the day of 19 The cause of the injury was [here insert
briefly in ordinary language the cause of the injury].
(2) The applicants) is a/are dependant(s) of the deceased workman, being
his
(3) The monthly wages of the deceased amount to $The deceased was over/under the age of 17 years at the time of his death. *(4) (a) Notice of the accident was served on the day of (b) Notice was served as soon as practicable. (c) Notice of the accident was not served (in due time) by reason of (5) The deceased before his death received as compensation the total sum of S- (6) The applicants) is/are accordingly entitled to receive a lump sum pay- ment of$
(7) The applicants) has/have requested the respondent to deposit com-
pensation and the latter has refused/omitted to do so.
*You are therefore requested to determine the following questions in dispute.
namely :-
(a) whether the deceased was a workman within the meaning of the Ordinance,
(b) whether the accident arose out of and in the course of the deceased's
employment,
(c) whether the amount of compensation claimed is due, or any part of that
amount,
(d) whether the respondent is liable to pay such compensation as is due,
(e) whether the applicants) is a/are dependant(s) of the deceased,
(f) how the compensation, when deposited, should be distributed,
(g) etc. (as required).
Applicant.
Dated the

*Strike out the clauses which are not applicable.

To of
I do hereby require you to file with me the undersigned Registrar a written state-
ment dealing with the claim against you in the above application within days
after service thereof on you.
And further take notice that if you fail to forward the statement in writing an
order may be made against you in default.
Dated this day of 19
Registrar.

58 Ch. 22. No. 14.] Workmen's Compensation.

FORM J.
(See Regulation 17.)

Application for Commutation.
(UNDER SECTION 8 OF THE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ORDINANCE.)
To the Commissioner for Workmen's Compensation,
residing at
,applicant
verscus
residing at
respondent.
It is hereby submitted that-
(1) The applicant/respondent has been in receipt of half-monthly payments
from to in respect of temporary disablement by accident arising
out of and in the course of his employment.
(2) The applicant is desirous that the right to receive half-monthly payments
should be redeemed.
(3) (a) The respondent is unwilling to agree to the redemption of the right to
(b) The parties have been unable to agree regarding the sum for which
the right to receive half-monthly payments should be redeemed.
You are therefore requested to make an order-
(a) directing that the right to receive half-monthly payments should be
redeemed.
(b) fixing a sum for the redemption of the right to receive half-monthly
payments.
Dated Applicant.

FORM K.
(Seer Regsulaion 23.)

Notice.
Whereas a claim for compensation has been made to the Commissioner for Work-
men's Compensation by applicant, against and the said
has claimed that you are liable under section 14 (2) of the Workmen's Compensation
Ordinance, to indemnify him against any compensation which he may be liable to
pay in respect of the aforesaid claim, you are hereby informed that you may appear
before the Commissioner for Workmen's Compensation at o'clock on
the day of 19 at and contest the claim for com-
pensation made by the said applicant or the claim for indemnity made by the
respondent. In default of your appearance you will be deemed to admit the validity
of any award made against the respondent and your liability to indemnify the
respondent for any compensation recovered from him.
ated Registrar.
IDatedl 19

To of
I do hereby require you to file with me the undersigned Commissioner a written
statement dealing with the claim against you in the above application within
days after service thereof on you.
And further take notice that if you fail to forward the statement in writing an
order may be made against you in default.
Dated this day of 19
Commissioner.

Workmen's Compensation. [Ch. 22. No. 14. 59

FoRM L.
(See Regulation 26.)
Notice to Applicant of day upon which Hearing will be proceeded with.
THE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ORDINANCE.
residing at
applicant
versus
residing at
,respondent.
Take notice that the Commissioner for Workmen's'Compensation will proceed
with the hearing of the application in this matter at on the
day of at the hour of o'clock in the noon.
Dated this day of 19
To of
Registrar for Workmen's Compensation.

Notice to Respondent of day upon which Hearing will be proceeded with.
THE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ORDINANCE.
residing at
applicant
versus
residing at
,respondent.
Take notice that the Commissioner for Workmen's Compensation will proceed
with the hearing of the application in this matter at on the day of
at the hour of o'clock in the noon, and that if you do not
attend at the time and place above-mentioned such order will be made and pro-
ceedings taken as the Commissioner may think just and expedient.
Dated this day of ,19
To of
Registrar for Workmen's Compensation.

FORM M.
(See Regulation 30.)
Order.
(NoTE.-These forms are intended for use in ordinary cases only.)
(i) In case of application for half-monthly payment of compensation.
Having duly considered the matters submitted to me, I do hereby order as
follows:-
[Here insert any introductory recitals of findings on which the order is made which the
Commissioner may think fit.]
1. I order that the respondent C.D. do pay to the applicant A.B. the half-
monthly sum of as compensation for personal injuries caused to the
said A.B. on the day of by injury arising out of and in the
course of his employment as a workman employed by the said respondent, such
half-monthly payment to commence as from the day of and
to continue during the total or partial incapacity of the said A.B. for work, or
until the same shall be ended, diminished, increased or redeemed in accordance
with the provisions of the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance.
2. And I order that the said C.D. do forthwith pay to the said A.B. the sum
of $being the amount of such half-monthly payments calculated from the day of until the day of and do thereafter pay the said sum of$ to the said A.B. on the and days
of each month.

60 Ch. 22. No. 14.] Workmen's Compensation.

3. And 1 order that the said C.D. do pay to the applicant his costs of or
incidental to the proceedings, such costs, in default of agreement between the
parties as to the amount thereof, to be taxed under tie scale of costs applicable
to actions in the Supreme/Petty Civil Court, and to be paid by the said C.D.
within 14 days of the date of the certificate of the result of such taxation.
Dated this day of 19
Registrar for i'orkmen's Compensation.
(ii) In case of application by Dependants.
Having duly considered the matters submitted to me, I do hereby order as
follows:-
l, Icre insert any introductory recitals of findings on which the order is made which
the Commissioner nima think fit.]
1. I order that the respondent C.D. do pay the sum of S to the
dependants of A.B. late of deceased, as compensation for the injury
resulting to such defendants from the death of the said A.B. which took place
on the day of from injury caused to the said A.B. on the
day of by accident arising out of and in the course of his employment
as a workman employed by the said respondent.
2. And I declare that the persons hereinafter named are entitled to share
in such compensation as defendants of the said A.B., that is to say J.B. the
widow of the said A.B. and (name the other persons.)
3. (Add if so found) And I declare that G.H. the of the said A.B.
is not entitled to share in such compensation as a dependant of the said A.B.
4. And 1 order that the said sum of $be apportioned between tile said J.B. and in the proportions following, that is to say:- I apportion the sum of S to ant for the benefit of the said J.B. and the sum of S to ant for the benefit of the said 5. And 1 order that the said C.D. do pay the said sum of$ within
14 days from the date of this order.
,. And 1 order that the said J.B. and the said or any of them be
at liberty to apply to me from time to time for any further or other order as
to the application of any of the said sums which may be ordered to be invested
and the accruing interest thereof.
7. And I order that the said C.D. do pay to the applicants their costs of and
incident to these proceedings, etc.
Dated this day of 19
Registrar for Wlorkmen's Compensation.
(iii) In case of application by person to whom expenses of medical attendance
or burial are due.
Having duly considered the matters submitted to me, I do hereby order a
follows:-
[Here insert any introductory recitals of findings on which the order is made which
the Commissioner may think fit.]
1. I order that the respondent C.D. do pay the sum of S for or
towards the expenses of medical attendance on and the burial of A.B., late of
deceased, who died on the day of from injury cause d
on the day of by accident arising out of and in the course of
the employment of the said A.B. as a workman employed by the said C.D.
2. And 1 declare that the persons hereinafter named are entitled to share in
such compensation, that is to say:-
The applicant E.F. in respect of charges amounting to $due to (or payable by) him for medical attendance on the said A.B.. and the applicant G.H. in respect of charges amounting to S due to him for the burial of the said A.B. Dated this day of 19 Registrar for Wlorkmen's Compensation. (NOTE.-The above forms will serve as guides for framing orders in other cases.) Workmen's- Compensation. [Ch. 22. No. 14. 61 FORM N. (See Regulation 36.) THE WVORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ORDINANCE. Return of service of Process from the Commissioner for Workmen's Compensation. Name of Name of Document Date of Place of Mode of Applicant. Respondent. Served. Service. Service. Service. I do swear that the above return of service is true and in accordance with the facts of such service. (Signed) Deponent. Sworn before me by the above-named deponent this day of ,19 (Signed) Magistrate (or Justice). FORM O. (See Regulation 39.) Memorandum of Agreement. It is hereby submitted that on the day of 19 personal injury was caused to residing at by accident arising out of and in the course of employment in The said injury has resulted in temporary disablement to the said workman whereby it is estimated that he will be prevented from earninmore than of his previous wages for a period of any months. The said workman has been in receipt of half-monthly payments which have continued from the day of 19 until the day of 19 amounting to$ in all. The said workman's monthly wagds
is over the age of 17 years
are estimated at S .The workman wi reah the age of 17 year
will reach the age of 17 years
on
It is further submitted that the employer of the said workman, has agreed
to pay, and the said workman has agreed to accept, the sum of $in full settle- ment of all and every claim under the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance, in respect of all disablement of a temporary nature arising out of the said accident, whether now or hereafter to become manifest. It is therefore requested that this memorandum be duly recorded. It is further submitted that the employer has paid and/or agreed to pay the sum of$ only in respect of this agreement (including all negotiations and

62 Ch. 22. No. 14.] Workmen's Compensation.

proceedings preliminary thereto), to the solicitor and/or counsel for the workman,
as costs.
Dated
Signature of employer
Witness
Signature of workman
Witness
(NOTE.-An application to register an agreement can be presented under the
signature of one party, provided that the other party has agreed to the terms. But
both signatures should be appended, whenever possible.)

Receipt (to be filled in when the money has actually been paid).
In accordance with the above agreement, I have this day received the sum
of $Workman. Dated 19 The money has been paid and this receipt signed in my presence. Witness. FORM P. (See Regulation 39.) Memorandum of Agreement. It is hereby aubmitted that on the day of 19 personal injury was caused to residing at by accident arising out of and in the course of his employment in The said injury has resulted in permanent disablement to the said workman of the following nature, namely:- The said workman's monthly wages are estimated at$ The
over the age of 17 years
workman is r the age of 7 ears on The said workman
will reach the age of 17 years
has, prior to the date of this agreement, received the following payments,
namely:-
It is further submitted that the employer of the said workman,
has agreed to pay, and the said workman has agreed to accept the sum
of $in full settlement of all and every claim under the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance in respect of the disablement stated above and all disablement now manifest. It is therefore requested thatt this memorandum be duly recorded. It is further submitted that the employer has paid and/or agreed to pay the sum of$ only in respect of this agreement (including all
negotiations and proceedings preliminary thereto), to the solicitor and/or
counsel for the workman, as costs.
Dated
Signature of employer
Witness
Signature of workman
Witness
(NoTE.-An application to register an agreement can Le presented under the
signature of one party, provided that the other party has agreed to the terms. But
both signatures should be appended, whenever possible.)

Workmen's Compensation. [Ch. 22. No. 14. 63

Receipt (to be filled in when the money has actually been paid).
In accordance with the above agreement, I have this day received the sum
of $Workman. Dated 19 The money has been paid and this receipt signed in my presence. Witness. FORM Q. (See Regulation 39.) Memorandum of Agreement. It is hereby submitted that on the day of 19 personal injury was caused to residing at by accident arising out of and in the course of employment in The said injury has resulted in temporary disablement to the said workman, who is at present in receipt of wages amounting to$ per month.
n- twao The said workman's monthly wages
no wages
prior to the accident are estimated at $The workman is subject to a legal disability by reason of It is further submitted that the employer of the workman has agreed to pay and on behalf of the said workman has agreed to accept half-monthly payments at the rate of$ for the period of the said temporary disablement.
lThis agreement is subject to the condition that the amount of the half-monthly
payments may be varied in accordance with the provisions of the said Ordinance
on account of an alteration in the earnings of the said workman during disablement.
It is further stipulated that all rights of commutation under section 8 of the said
Ordinance are unaffected by this agreement. It is therefore requested that this
memorandum be duly recorded.
It is further submitted that the employer has paid and/or agreed to pay the sum of
$only in respect of this agreement (including all negotiations and proceedings preliminary thereto) to the solicitor and/or counsel for the workman, as costs. Dated Signature of employer Witness Signature of workman witnesss (NOTE.-An application to register an agreement can be presented under the signature of one party provided that the other party has agreed to the terms. But both signatures should be appended, whenever possible.) Receipt (to be filled in when the money has actually been paid.) In accordance with the above agreement, I have this day received the sum of S Workman. Dated 19 The money has been paid and this receipt signed in my presence. Witness. 64 Ch. 22. No. 14.] Workmen's Compensation. FORM R. (See Regulation 40.) Whereas an agreement to pay compensation is said to have been reached between and And whereas had/have applied to the Commissioner for Workmen's Compensation for registration of the agreement under section 31 of the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance, notice is hereby given that the said agreement will be taken into consideration by the Commissioner at o'clock on the day of 19 at and that any objections to the registration of the said agreement should be made on the date and at the place aforesaid. In the absence of valid objections, it is the Commissioner's intention to proceed to the registration of the agreement. Registrar. Dated 19 FORM S. (See Regulations 40 and 41.) Take notice that registration of the agreement to pay compensation said to have been reached between you and on the 19 has been refused by the Commissioner for Workmen's Compensation for the following reasons, namely:- Registrar. Dated 19 FORM T. (See Regulation 41.) Whereas an agreement to pay compensation is said to have been reached between and And whereas has/have applied to the Commissioner for Workmen's Com- pensation for registration of the agreement under section 31 of the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance, and whereas it appears to the Commissioner that the said agreement ought not to be registered for the following reasons, namely:- an opportunity will be afforded to you of showing cause at o'clock on the day of 19 at why the said agreement should be registered. If no adequate cause is shown on that date, registration of the agreement will be refused. Registrar. Dated 19 FORM U. (See Regulation 41.) Whereas an agreement to pay compensation is said to have been reached between and And whereas has/have applied to the Commissioner for Workmen's Compensation for registration of the agreement under section 31 of the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance. And whereas it appears to the Commissioner that the said agreement ought not to be registered for the following reasons, namely:- an opportunity will be afforded to the said of showing cause at o'clock on the day of 19 why the said agreement should be registered. Any representation which you have to make with regard to the said agreement should be made on that date. If adequate cause is then shown, the agreement may be registered. Registrar. Dated 19 FORM V. (See Regulation 43.) Register of agreements for the year 19 Reference Address of Amount Serial Date of Date of Em WoInitials of to orders person against and number, agreement. registration. Employer. Workman. Registrar. rectifying whom order pa a the register. made. particulars. FORM W. (See Regulation 44.) Register of orders for the year. Reference Address of Serial Date of Date of Initials of to orders person against Amoun number. order. registration. Employer. Workman. Registrar. rectifying whom order a the register. made. particulars. Ch. 22. No. 14.] Workmen's Compensation. Rules of Court under the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance. 1. In these rules, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context:- (a) The Ordinance means the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance; (b) Form means the form in the Appendix to these rules; (c) Section means a section of the Ordinance; (d) The Registrar means the Registrar of the Supreme Court; (e) Commissioner means a Commissioner for workmen's compensation. APPLICATIONS FOR LEAVE TO APPEAL. 2. Applications to the Full Court for leave to appeal shall be by notice of motion' which shall set out the point or points of law involved in the appeal. 3. The notice of motion shall be supported by an affidavit of such facts as it may be necessary to state to enable the Full Court to decide the question before it. 4. The notice of motion shall be entered at the Registrar's Office within 8 days from the date of the decision or order complained of, and shall be served together with the affidavit in support on every party affected thereby at least 8 days before the date of hearing set out in the notice of motion. APPEALS. 5. Every appeal shall be by notice of motion, which shall set out the point or points of law involved in the appeal, and shall state whether all or part only of the decision or order is complained of. 6. The notice of motion shall be entered in the Registrar's Office- (a) in cases where the Commissioner grants his certificate under section 34 (1), or where the party appeals as of right under section 34 (2), within 14 days from the date of the decision or order complained of; and (b) in cases where leave is granted by the Full Court, within 3 days from the date when the judgment of the Full Court is given; and shall be served on every party affected thereby at least 14 days before the date of the hearing set out in the notice of motion. 7. It shall be the duty of the Registrar forthwith upon the entry of the appeal to apply in the Form on behalf of the Full Court to the Commissioner for a copy of the notes of evidence given and the record of the proceedings of the matter, and for a statement of his judgment or finding on any question of law under appeal. 8. Any party shall be entitled, on payment of the proper fee, to obtain from the Registrar an office copy of such notes, record and statement. 9. An appeal shall not operate as a stay of execution or of proceedings under the decision or order appealed from except so far as a Judge or the Full Court may order. 10. The Full Court shall have power to extend the time for appealing or to amend the notice of motion or to make any other order, on such terms as the Court shall think just, to ensure the determination on the merits of the real questions in controversy between the parties. 11. All decisions given by the Full Court shall, unless the Full Court otherwise directs, be drawn up by the Registrar and shall be filed by the successful party or by such other party as the Full Court directs, within seven days from the date thereof. Workmen's Compensation. [Ch. 22. No. 14. 67 APPENDIX. FORM. IN THE SUPREME COURT OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO. Appellate Jurisdiction. No. 19 IN THE MATTER OF THE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ORDINANCE. Between Appellant. and Respondent. To THE COMMISSIONER. You are hereby notified that a notice of appeal in the above-named matter has been filed on the day of 19 under section 34, and the same will be heard on Tuesday the day of 19 You are requested to forward for the use of the Full Court a copy of the notes of evidence and of the record of the proceedings of the matter and a statement of your judgment or finding on any question of law under appeal. Dated the day of 19 Registrar. 6 (2) 68 Ch. 22. No. 14.] Workmen's Compensation. MEDICAL REFEREES. G.N. 116- Regulations made under the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance. 1946. 1. These regulations may be cited as the Workmen's Compensation (Medical Referees) Regulations. 2. In these Regulations:- medical referee means a member of the Medical Board of Trinidad appointed by the Governor in Council to act as medical referee for the purposes of the Ordinance; "' reference means the appointment of a medical referee to give a certificate in pursuance of section 13; section means section of the Ordinance; the Ordinance means the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance. 3. A medical referee shall not accept any reference under these regulations unless signed or countersigned by the Registrar and sealed with the seal of the Supreme Court. 4. The date fixed by the medical referee for the examination of the workman shall be as early as practicable, and in any case not later (except in unavoidable circum- stances) than the seventh day after the referee receives the reference. 5. Every medical referee shall send to the Registrar at the end of each quarter statements (accompanied by any vouchers necessary), in the forms prescribed in the Schedule to these Regulations, of the fees due to him for the quarter under these Regulations. 6. In cases where a claim is made under these Regulations in respect of mileage allowance, the medical referee, in submitting his quarterly statements under the preceding regulation, shall certify the distance of the place to which he was com- pelled to travel from his residence or other prescribed centre. 7. The Registrar shall keep a record, in the form prescribed in the Schedule to these Regulations, of all references made under these Regulations. 8. Every medical referee shall forthwith, on receipt of a reference duly signed and sealed, fix a time and place for the examination of the workman, and shall send notice accordingly to the workman and to the employer. 9. Before giving the certificate required by the reference the'medical referee shall personally examine the workman and shall consider any statements that may be made or submitted by either party. 10. The certificate given by the medical referee shall be according to the form prescribed in the Schedule to these Regulations. 11. The medical referee shall forward his certificate to the Registrar. 12. The following shall be the Scale of Fees to be paid to the medical referee in relation to a reference under these Regulations- (i) for examination of the injured workman, issue of certificate, and all other duties performed in connection with the reference-fifteen dollars. (ii) where in order to examine the injured workman the medical referee is compelled to travel to a place distant more than two miles from his residence or such other centre as may be prescribed by the Governor in Council, in addition to the above fee-twelve cents for each mile beyond two from such residence or centre. Workmen's Compensation. [Ch. 22. No. 14. 69 SCHEDULE. FORM A. Notice by Medical Referee to Workman or Solicitor acting on Workman's Behalf in case of a Reference under Section 13. WORxKMN'S COMPENSATION ORDINANCE. To I hereby give you notice that in accordance with the Reference made to me in your case (or, if notice is addressed to the solicitor), in the case of (name and address of workman], by the Registrar under Section 13 of the above-named Ordinance I propose to examine you (or the said ) at on the day of at o'clock. And you are required to submit yourself (or the said is required to submit himself) for examination accordingly. Any statements made or submitted by you (or, if notice is addressed to the solicitor, by the workman) will be considered. Dated this day of (Signed) Medical Referee. FORM B. Notice by Medical Referee to Employer or Solicitor Acting on Employer's Behalf in Case of a Reference under Section 13. WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ORDINANCE. To I hereby give you notice that in accordance with the Reference made to me by the Registrar under section 13 of the above-named Ordinance, in the case of [name and address of workman], I propose to examine the said at on the day of at o'clock. Any statements made or submitted by you [or, if notice is addressed to the solicitor, by the employer] will be considered. Dated this day of (Signed) Medical Referee. FORM C. Certificate of Medical Referee under Section 13. WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ORDINANCE. In accordance with the Reference made to me on [date of Order of Reference] by the Registrar upon the application of [name and address of party or parties] I have on the day of examined [name of workman] and I hereby certify that:- 1. The condition of the said [name of workman] is as follows:- [describe condition of workman, stating whether he has wholly or partially re- covered-see footnote-from the injury by accident and stating whether workman is fit for his ordinary or other work, specifying where necessary the kind of work, or whether he is unfit for work of any kind]. Ch. 22. No. 14.] Workmen's Compensation. .. The incapacity of the said [name of workman]. [State whether the incapacity has ceased or to what extent, if any, the incapacity is due to the accident]. Dated this day of (Signed) Medical Referee. Footnotes. Either paragraph 1 or paragraph 2 to be filled up, or both to be filled up, according to the terms of the Reference. In dealing with the question of recovery, if the Referee finds that the workman is no longer physically incapacitated for work as a result of the accident, but that the workman's condition is such that there is a reasonable probability of the orkman becoming again incapacitated through the effects of the accident the Referee should include a statement as to his findings. FoRM D. Medical Referee's Statement of Fees in respect of Reference under Section 13 of the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance. Date on which Names reference of received parties from Regis- trar Court from which received (4) Date of Exam- ination (5) Place of Exam- ination (6) AMOUNT OF FBES Date on Mileage which Reference allowance certificate including (see certi- or report examina- ficate of sent to tion and distance Registrar certificate and scale or report of fees on back.) (7) (8) (9)$I $Totals ... (Signed) Total ...$

Medical Referee.

A reference should be given to the number of the letter authorising the expenditure,
and a receipt for each payment made by the referee should be attached.

I hereby certify that I examined the workman on at
which is distant miles from my residence (or prescribed centre).
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