« PreviousContinue »
7. A certificate of paturalization granted under this Ordinance shall be in the form contained in the First Schedule to this Ordinance.
8. The oath of allegiance may be administered by any Stipendiary Magistrate, and shall be administered without fee.
9.-(1.) The fees payable in respect of a certificate of naturalization shall be those set forth in the Second Schedule to this Ordinance.
(2.) All such fees shall be paid over in such manner as the Governor may from time to time direct to the Receiver-General for the public use of the Colony.
10. The Governor and Court of Policy may from time to time make, and, when made, alter, amend, or repeal, regulations with respect to all or any of the following matters :
(1.) The registration of certificates of naturalization;
(2.) The imposition and application of fees in respect of the making of any declaration or the granting of any certificate authorized to be made or granted by “The Naturalization Act, 1870,"* of the Imperial Parliament; and
(3.) Generally for the better carrying out of the provisions of this Ordinance, and for the due proof in legal proceedings of all acts and things done thereunder.
11. The following provisions shall have effect with respect to evidence under this Ordinance :
(1.) Any declaration authorized to be made under “ The Naturalization Act, 1870," of the Imperial Parliament, or under this Oruinance, may be proved in any legal proceeding by production of the original declaration, or of any copy thereof certified to be a true copy by the Registrar, or by any person authorized by any regulation as aforesaid to give certified copies of such declaration; and the pinduction of such declaration, or of uch copy, shall be evidence of the person therein named as declarant having made the same at the date in the said declaration mentioned ;
(2.) A certificate of naturalization inay be proved in any legal proceeding by the production of the original certificate, or of any enpy thereof certified to be a true copy by the Registrar, or by any person authorized by any regulation as aforesaid to give certified copies of such certificate; and
(3.) Entries in any register authorized to be made in pursuance of this Ordinance shall be proved by such copies and certified in such manner as may be directed by the Registrar, and the copies of such entries shall be evidence of any matter by this Ordinance, or by any regulation as aforesaid, authorized to be inserted in the register.
12. Every person who wilfully or corruptly makes or subscribes any declaration under “ The Naturalization Act, 1870,” of the Imperial Parliament, or under this Ordinance, knowing the same to be untrue in any material particular, shall be guilty of a misdemeanour.
13. Nothing in this Ordinance shall affect the provisions of "The Aliens Ordinance, 1886."*
14. Ordinance No. 16 of 1871, entitled "An Ordinance to provide for the carrying into effect in this Colony of 'The Naturalization Act, 1870,'” is hereby repealed.
15. This Ordinance shall come into force on the publication thereof.
And that no ignorance may be pretended of this our Ordinance, these presents shall be printed and published in the customary
Thus done and enacted at our Adjourned Quarterly Assembly held at the Guiana Public Buildings, Georgetown, Demerara, this 2nd day of April, 1891, and published on the 8th day of April in the same year.
By command of the Court.
FRANCIS VILLIERS, Acting Secretary.
THE FIRST SCHEDULE.
Certificate of Naturalization.t
Know all men by these presents that, by virtue of the provisions of “The Naturalization Ordinance, 1891,” I have this day granted this certificate of naturalization to
a native of Given under my hand and seal, this
NOTE.—The above certificate is void and of no effect unless the following oath is taken before a Stipendiary Magistrate within two months of the above date.
* Vol. LXXVII, page 1229. + New Form of Certificate substituted by Ordinance No. 27 of 1891, see
, do swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Victoria, her heirs and successors, according to law. So help me God
(Signed) Sworn before me this
, Stipendiary Magistrate.
NOTE.— The above certificate and oath must be recorded in the office of the Registrar of British Guiana within three months from the date of the certificate, otherwise the certificate is void and of no effect.
ORDINANCE of the Government of British Guiana, to amend
in certain respects “ The Naturalization Ordinance, 1891."* [No. 27.]
[August 8, 1891.] WHEREAS it is expedient to amend in certain respects “The Naturalization Ordinance, 1891 :"
Be it therefore enacted by the Governor of British Guiana, with the advice and consent of the Court of Policy thereof, as follows:
1. This Ordinance may be cited as “The Naturalization OrdiDance, 1891, Amendment Ordinance, 1891."
2. This Ordinance shall be construed as one with “ The Natu. ralization Ordinance, 1891,” and the two Ordinances may be referred to as “The Naturalization Ordinances, 1891."
3. Sections 3 and 4 of the Principal Ordinance shall respectively be construed and have effect as if the words “the Government Secretary” were omitted therefrom, and the words “the Governor” were substituted instead thereof.
4. The form of a certificate of naturalization contained in the First Sebedule to the Principal Ordinance is hereby repealed, and
* See page 95.
. the form of such certificate contained in the Schedule to this Ordinance shall be substituted instead thereof.
5. Notwithstanding anything in the Principal Ordinance, any alien holding office at the commencement of the Principal Ordinance or of this Ordinance shall not be deemed to be disqualified for such office on account of his being an alien.
6. Nothing in the Principal Ordinance or in this Ordinance shall affect the employment of any alien in any special and temporary service.
7. Nothing in this Ordinance shall affect any naturalization of an alien already effected under the Principal Ordinance.
8. This Ordinance shall come into force on the publication thereof.
in the county of
in the said Colony, has presented to me a Memorial praying for a certificate of naturalization, and alleging that he is a and that he has resided in this Colony for a term of
years [or, has been in the service of the Crown for a term of
years), and intends when naturalized to reside in this Colony [or, to serve uuder the Crown] :
And whereas I have inquired into the circumstances of the case, and have received such evidence as I have deemed necessary for proving the truth of the allegations contained in such Memorial, so far as the same relate to the memorialist :
Now, in pursuance of the authority given to me by the said Ordinance, I grant to the aforesaid
this certificate, and declare that he is hereby naturalized as a British subject, and that upon taking the oath of allegiance and recording this certificate and the said oath of allegiance in the manner provided by the said Ordinances, he shall in this Colony be entitled to all pontical and other rights, powers, and privileges, and be subject to all obligations, to which a natural-born British subject is entitled or subject in this Colony, with this qualification, that he shall not, when within the limits of the foreign State of which he was a subject previously to his obtaining this certificate of naturalization, be deemed to be a British subject, unless he has ceased to be a subject of that State in pursuance of the laws thereof or in pursuance of a Treaty to that etlect. In witness whereof I have hereto subscribed my name this
day of 18 (Signed)
NOTE.--The above certificate is void and of no effect unless the following oath is taken before a Stipendiary Magistrate within two months of the above date.
Oath of Allegiance. I,
do swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegianco to Her Majesty Queen Victoria, her heirs and successors, according to law. So help me God.
(Signed) Sworn and subscribed before me this
, Stipendiary Magistrate. None.—The above certificate and oath must be recorded in the office of the Eegistrar of British Guiana within three months from the date of the certificate, otherwise the certificate is void and of no effect.
ACT of the Government of the Leeward Islands, to provide for
the Registration of Trade-Inarks.* No. 33.]
[December 16, 1887.] (L.S.) GORMANSTON, Governor. Be it enacted by the Governor and General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands, as follows:
1. This Act may be cited as The Trade-marks Act, 1887.”
2. This Act, except where it is otherwise expressed, shall not come into operation until the Officer administering the Government notifies by Proclamation that it is Her Majesty's pleasure not to disallow the same, and thereafter it shall come into operation upon ruch day as the Officer administering the Government shall votify by the same or any other Proclamation.
Registration of Trade-marks.
3.-(1.) The Registrar may, on application by or on behalf of any person claiming to be the proprietor of a trade-mark, register the trade-mark.
(2.) The application must be made in the form set forth in the First Schedule to this Act, or in such other form as may be from time to time prescribed, and must be left at, or sent by post to, the Trade-marks Office in the prescribed manner.
(3.) The application must be accompanied by the prescribed number of representations of the trade-mark, and must state the (articular goods or classes of goods in connection with which the applicant desires the trade-mark to be registered.
(4.) The Registrar may, if he thinks fit, refuse to register a trude-mark, but any such refusal shall be subject to appeal to the Supreme Court, and the Court shall have jurisdiction to hear and
* Amended by Act No. 17 of 1890, page 120.