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(e) any act in which the enactments here

by repealed have been applied, incor

porated or referred to. (4.) This repeal shall not revive any enactment, right, office, privilege, matter or thing not in force or existing at the passing of this Act.

SCHEDULE. I.

In the Court of Common Pleas. Barbados, to wit,

Whereas A. B. affirms and C. D. denies (here state fully the fact or facts in issue) and the Chief Justice is desirous of ascertaining the truth by the verdict of a jury, and both parties pray that the same may be inquired of by the country ; Now let a jury &c.

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15th January 1863... An Act to enable the courts of law to give

relief against adverse claims made upon persons having no interest in the subject of such claims.

The whole Act.

10th November 1885 An Act to amend the Act of the 15th day of

January 1863 entitled, “An Act to enable
courts of law to give relief against adverse
claims made upon persons having no
interest in the subject of such claims." The whole Act.

CAP. XVI.

Assented to 28th March, 1891.)

BARBADOS.
An Act to consolidate and amend the Acts

of this Island relating to public health.
E it enacted by the Governor, Council,

and Assembly of this Island, and by the authority of the same, as follows;

B

Short title.

1. This Act may be cited as “ The Public Health Act, 1891."

BOARD OF HEALTH, POWERS AND DUTIES.

Appointment. 2. It shall be lawful for the Governor,

Governor may by commission under the seal of the Island, appoint a General by and with the consent of the Executive Board of Health. Committee, to appoint one General Board of Health for the Island, to consist of nine members, two of whom to be chosen from the Council and three from the General Assembly, any five of whom shall form a Board; and the members appointed from the General Assembly shall continue to be members of the Board in each subsequent session if returned to serve therein, and they shall also continue to act as members of the Board during the expiration, dissolution, or prorogation of the General Assembly ; and the Governor in Executive Committee is hereby authorised from time to time to fill up all vacancies, and from time to time, as and when he shall think fit, by and with the consent of the Executive Committee, to annul any such commission and iss je a fresh

commission or commissions composed in the like manner as hereinbefore mentioned.

Clerk The Board of

3. The Board of Health may, if they think Health may appoint fit, appoint, from time to time, some fit and a clerk at a salary proper person to be their clerk, to attend of £100 per annum. their meetings, and take and keep minutes

of their proceedings and to do and perform such other acts and things as may be required of him ; and the person so to be appointed shall be allowed a salary at the rate of one hundred pounds per annum to be paid monthly by the Treasurer of the Island under the warrant of the Governor-in-Executive Committee upon the certificate of the President of the Board of Health.

Rules and Regulations. Powers of the 4. (1.) The General Board of Health shall Board to make have power from time to time to make, rules. &.

amend, alter, and annul all such rules and regulations as to then shall seem meet for promoting the health of the inhabitants of the Island, and for removing all causes which may tend to the introduction or spread of all contagious, infectious, and other diseases, and more especially epidemic cholera ; and all such rules and regulations shall be laid before the Governor-in-Executive Committee for confirmation : and after confirmation and publication thereof in the Official Gazette of the Island by proclamation, such rules and regulations shall have the same effect as if the same were herein set forth and enacted.

(2.) All rules and regulations made by the Rules of the Board General Board of Health in pursuance of to be exhibited in this Act, and allowed by the Governor-in the secretary's office and copies to be

Executive Committee, shall be printed and sold,

hung up in the office of the Colonial Secretary, and copies thereof shall be delivered to any person applying for the same, on payment of such reasonable sum, not exceeding one shilling as shall be fixed by tho Board.

(3.) If any person shall violate any of the rules or regulations made or to be made

Penalty for vio.

lation of rules. by the said Board of Health, such person shall be liable for every such offence to a penalty not exceeding ten pounds: Provided always, that nothing in this Act, or in any rule or regulation to be made by the said General Board of Health as hereinbefore provided, shall be construed to render lawful any act, matter, or thing whatsoever, which but for this Act would be deemed to be a nuisance, nor to exempt any person from any liability, prosecution, or punishment to which he would have been otherwise subject in respect thereof.

(4.) All Justices of the Peace and police officers are hereby required to be aiding and assist in carrying

Public officers to assisting in carrying into execution the out the rules. rules anà regulations made and confirmed as aforesaid. (5.) If any person shall violate any of the

General penalty rules or regulations made or to be made

on violation of rules by the Board of Health under the authority of the Board of of this Act or of any other Act or Acts of Health. this Island now in force or to be hereafter passed for preventing the spread of epidemic, endemic, or contagious or infectious diseases, or for the observance of quarantine, for the punishment of which there shall be no special provision, the offender shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding the sum of ten pounds.

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