reference to public works and buildings are strictly complied with: and he shall, in all matters and things relating to public works and buildings render all necessary advice and assistance to the departments in charge thereof, and he shall attend to all such instructions and directions as shall from time to time be given to him by the Governor, and the said several departments in reference to the inspection of public works and buildings, and shall report annually to the legislature on the condition of the same.


in respect to works 4. In the execution of works and buildundertaken by local ings for local purposes undertaken by parochial or other local authority, the Governor may should it appear to him necessary and expedient, require the superintendent to aid the parties engaged therein with his advice, assistance, and generally to extend to them the benefit of his professional services.


Plans, specifica5. All plans, specifications, and estimates tions, &c. to be pub- and all documents and papers of what kind lic property. soever which shall be furnished by the superintendent of public works in the discharge of his duties as such superintendent shall be considered public property, and together with all books, plans, specifications and estimates, and documents, and papers of whatever kind, and all tools and instruments committed to such superintendent for safe custody, shall, on the vacation of office by such superintendent, be delivered to such person as the Governor by his orders shall empower to receive them.

6. The Governor is hereby authorised as often as may be necessary to appoint a clerk to the superintendent of public works at a salary of one hundred pounds per annum, to

be paid monthly on the warrant of the Governor in-Executive Committee.


7. The several Acts mentioned in the schedule to this Act are hereby repealed, to the extent mentioned provided that

(1) Any officer appointed under any enactment hereby repealed shall continue and be deemed to have been duly appointed un der this Act; and

(2.) Any enactment or document referring to any Act or enactment hereby repealed shall be construed to refer to this Act or to the corresponding enactment in this Act.

(3.) This repeal shall not affect

(a) The past operation of any enactment

hereby repealed nor any thing duly done or suffered under any enactment hereby repealed; or

(b) any right, privilege, obligation, or liability acquired, [accrued or incurred under any enactment hereby repealed; or

(c) any penalty, forfeiture, or punishment incurred in respect of any offence committed against any enactment hereby repealed; or

(d) any investigation, legal proceeding or remedy in respect of any such right privilege, obligation, liability, penalty forfeiture, or punishment as aforesaid; and any such investigation, legal proceeding and remedy may be carried on as if this Act had not passed; or

(e) any act in which the enactments here

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11th June 1875... An Act to consolidate and amend

the several acts of this Is-
land for the appointment of
a Superintendent of Public

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6th April 1876... An Act to make permanent the

Act entitled "An Act to con-
solidate and amend the sev-
eral acts of this Island for

the appointment of a Superintendent of Public Works." The whole Act.

this Act.
not in force or existing at the passing of
ment, right, office, privilege, matter or thing
(4.) This repeal shall not revive any enact-

corporated or referred to.
by repealed have been applied, in-


(Assented to 3rd April 1891.)


An Act to consolidate and amend the Acts of this Island relating to the registration of births, baptisms, marriages, and burials.

Eit enacted by the Governor, Council,

of and by

the authority of the same as follows;

Short title.

1This Act may be cited as "The Registration (Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials) Act, 1891.'

Division of Act.

2. This Act is divided into three Parts. Part I. Registration of Births,

Part II. Registration of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials,

Part III. Miscellaneous.




3. In this part of the Act unless the con- terms. text otherwise requires," Registrar" shall mean in the case of District A" the Chief Clerk or other officer appointed by the Inspector General of Police for the purposes of this Act and in the case of the other districts shall mean the sergeant in charge of the Police Station of the District, or any officer deputed by the Inspector General to per

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Interpretation of

Island divided

into six districts

for the purposes of
their limits, &c.

form the duties required of such sergeant under this Act, in case of his death, illness or unavoidable absence.

"Occupier," shall for the purposes of the notification of births for registration include the governor, keeper, master, superintendent or other chief resident officer of every prison and of every school, reformatory, almshouse, hospital, lunatic asylum, or other public or charitable institution, and where any house is let in separate apartments or lodgings shall include the person under whom such lodgings or separate apartments are immediately held and any agent or servant of such person residing in such house.

Registration Districts.

4. For the purposes of Registration under this part of the Act the Island shall be divided into the following districts that is

to say;

District "A" which shall comprise the parish of Saint Michael.

District "B" which shall comprise the parishes of Saint George and Christ Church.

District "C" which shall comprise the parishes of Saint Philip and Saiut John.

District "D" which shall comprise the parishes of Saint Thomas and Saint James.

District "E" which shall comprise the parishes of Saint Peter and Saint Lucy.

District "F" which shall comprise the parishes of Saint Andrew and Saint Joseph.

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