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Summary Report of Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly Meetings held in 23rd November 19th December 2017 & January 12th 2018.

Summary Report of Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly Meetings held in 23rd November 19th December 2017 & January 12th 2018.

Summary Report of Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly Meetings held in 23rd November 19th December 2017       &    January 12th 2018.

  1. The following papers were laid on the table:

Attorney General                                              23rd   November 2017                                                                                                       

S R & O No. 64 of 2017   Legislator’s Conditions of Service (Repeal) Regulations Order 2017.

Financial Secretary                            19th December 2017

  • S R & O No.65 of 2017 Customs Duties and Consumption Tax (Ethlyn Cassell)  

                                          (Exemption) Order 2017;

       

  • S R & O No.66 of 2017  Customs Duties and Consumption Tax (Disaster Preparedness)

                                                       (Exemption) Order 2017;

 

  • S R & O No.68 of 2017   (Control and Management) (Appointment of Customs Port)

                                              (Plymouth Port) Order 2017;

 

  • S R & O No.69 of 2017   Customs Duties and Consumption Tax (Disaster Preparedness)

       (Exemption) Order 2017.

 

  • Attorney General             19th December 2017

            S R & O No. 67 of 2017     Race and Speed Trial (Designation of Place) Order 2017.

          Financial Secretary   12th   January 2018

 

  • The Golden Years Foundation for the Care of the Elderly Financial Statement for the Year ended 31 December 2016;
  • Environmental Audit on Managing Clinical Waste in the Public Health Sector, Office of the Auditor General;
  • Montserrat Financial Services Commission Audited Financial Statement for year ended 31st December, 2017.                                                                                                         
  1. The Introduction, First, Second and Third Reading of the following Bill took place in November 2017:

                        ‘Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2017’

 First Reading 23rd November 2017

Second Reading 23rd November 2017

Third Reading 23rd November 2017  

This Bill sought to sanction certain payments from the Consolidated Fund and Development Fund in excess of the sums provided by law for the services of the Government of Montserrat.

         The Bill was passed with minor adjustments.

  1. The Introduction and First Reading of the following Bill took place in November and it had a second reading in December 2017:

                       ‘Domestic Violence Bill’

                         First Reading 23rd November 2017

                        Second Reading 19th December 2017

The Bill seeks to provide greater protection for victims of domestic violence and to make provision for the granting of protection orders and for connected matters.  Part I deals with the short title and interpretation, part 2 deals with protection orders, part 3 deals with police powers of entry and arrest and part 4 deals with miscellaneous matters. 

The Bill was referred to a select committee which would report back to the Legislative Assembly within six months.

  1. The Introduction, First, Second and Third Reading of the following Bill took place in January 2018

         ‘Supplementary Appropriation (No.2) Bill 2017’

                                                            First Reading 12th January 2018

                                                Second Reading 12th January 2018

                                                Third Reading 12th January 2018                      

This Bill sought to sanction certain payments from the Consolidated Fund and Development Fund in excess of the sums provided by law for the services of the Government of Montserrat.  It was passed with minor amendments to the short title and commencement as follows: Supplementary Appropriation (No. 2) Act, 2017 changed to Supplementary Appropriation (No. 2 of 2017) Act 2018, the name of the Bill was changed from Supplementary Appropriation (No. 2) Bill 2017 to Supplementary Appropriation (No.2 of 2017) Bill 2018.

  1. The Introduction and First Reading of the following Bill took place in  January 2018

                    ‘Companies Bill’

                              First Reading 12th January 2018

The Bill seeks to replace existing company statutes with a new up to date, Companies Act.  Part I deals with the short title and interpretation, part 2—formation of companies, capacity and powers, part 3—shares, distributions and share redemptions, part 4—members, part 5—company administration, part 6 directors and secretary, part 7—registration of charges, part 8—receivers and receiver-managers, part 9—merger, consolidation, sale of assets, forced redemptions and arrangements, part 10—continuation, part 11—members’ remedies, part 12—foreign companies, part 13—strike-off and dissolution, part 14—liquidation,   part 15—investigation of companies,  part 16—administration and general, part 17-miscellaneous and transitional.

Bills that had their first readings can be read in their entirety at any of the following places:

 

Legislature Department

#1 Farara Plaza

Brades

Montserrat

Legal Department

Valley View

Brades

Montserrat

Public Library

BBC Complex

Brades

Montserrat

Government of Montserrat Website

 

Yours sincerely

___________

Sgd. Judith Baker (Mrs)

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LEGAL NOTICE - PROBATE DIVISION

LEGAL NOTICE – PROBATE DIVISION

ISLAND OF MONTSERRAT
A.D. 2017 [PROBATE DIVISION]
LEGAL NOTICE

In the Estate of LILIAN JANE WEEKES, deceased
NOTICE is hereby given that after the expiration of fourteen (14) days from the date
hereof, application will be made in the Registry of the High Court of Justice, Montserrat, for an
Order of Letters of Administration in the Estate of LILIAN JANE WEEKES late of St. John’s,
Montserrat who died on 27th April, 2015, be granted to VIOLA ALTHIA CLAUDIA WEEKES, Lawful Attorney of KENRICK SYLVESTER FAGAN of 136 Picasso Court, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25403 United States of America, applying through JASCINTA MARIA WEEKES- CHARLES the daughter of the deceased LILIAN JANE WEEKES who predeceased LILIAN JANE WEEKES.
ALL persons claiming to be beneficially interested in the Estate are requested to send written
particulars thereof to me the undersigned within fourteen (14) days from the date of this
notice.
FURTHER, any person objecting to the issuance of a Grant of Letters of Administration to the
applicant should notify the Registrar of the High Court of Justice whose address is: Office of the
Registrar, Brades, Montserrat, not later than fourteen (14) days from the publication of this
notice.

Dated this December 19th, 2017
VIOLA ALTHIA CLAUDIA WEEKES

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Legal Notices – Notice of Application to Replace Lost Land Certificate

MONTSERRAT

REGISTERED LAND ACT, CAP 8.01

SECTION 34

NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO REPLACE LOST LAND CERTIFICATE

TAKE NOTICE that applications were filed in the Land Registry Department in respect of the following persons, for the replacement of their Land Certificates which have been reported as lost:  

NAME REG. SECTION/REFERENCE

 

     DATE ISSUED
Frances Ponteen

 

Bernadine Piper

 

         St. John’s – 14/09/019

 

         St. John’s – 14/15/143                        

        

        June 13, 1994

 

        September 22, 2004

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any person who objects to the issuance of the new Land Certificates or who has knowledge of the lost Land Certificates must within the period of fourteen (14) days from the date of publication of this notice in the newspaper inform the Registrar of Lands in writing.

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that in the absence of an objection or information as to the existence of the lost Land Certificates within the time specified, the Registrar of Lands may proceed to cancel the original Land Certificates and issue new Land Certificates in their place without further notice.

 

Dated this 13th day of December 2017.

 

Sgd., Shelley Isles-Hillocks

REGISTRAR OF LANDS

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Legal Notice - Probate

Legal Notice – Probate

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE OF MONTSERRAT

PROBATE DIVISION

In the Estate of JOSEPH BENJAMIN DALY, deceased

 Notice is hereby given that an application will be filed at the Probate Division of the High Court of Justice of Montserrat for a grant of letters of administration de bonis non of the Estate of JOSEPH BENJAMIN DALY late of Judy Piece, Montserrat, who died on the 3rd day of April 1943 to be issued to IRENE ISLES NEE DANIEL, of Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States of America, the granddaughter of the said deceased and one of the persons entitled to share in his Estate.

Any person claiming to be beneficially interested in the Estate is requested to send written particulars to Kelsick & Kelsick, attorneys-at-law, P.O. Box 185, Bladen House, Brades, Montserrat, within 14 days from the date of the publication this Notice.

Any person objecting to the issuance of the grant should notify the Registrar of the High Court of Justice not later than 14 days from the date of the publication of this Notice.

 

Dated this 13th day of December 2017

 

Kelsick & Kelsick

Attorneys-at-Law

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Legal Notice - Probate

Legal Notice – Probate

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE OF MONTSERRAT

PROBATE DIVISION

In the Estate of JOHN ELIJAH DALY, deceased

 Notice is hereby given that an application will be filed at the Probate Division of the High Court of Justice of Montserrat for a grant of letters of administration de bonis non of the Estate of JOHN ELIJAH DALY late of 259 Normandy Street, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States of America, who died on the 19th day of January 1989 to be issued to IRENE ISLES NEE DANIEL, of Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States of America, one of the persons entitled to share in his Estate.

Any person claiming to be beneficially interested in the Estate is requested to send written particulars to Kelsick & Kelsick, attorneys-at-law, P.O. Box 185, Bladen House, Brades, Montserrat, within 14 days from the date of the publication this Notice.

Any person objecting to the issuance of the grant should notify the Registrar of the High Court of Justice not later than 14 days from the date of the publication of this Notice.

 

Dated this 13th day of December 2017

 

Kelsick & Kelsick

Attorneys-at-Law

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Inland Revenue Division Notice - Property Owners and agents of properties

Inland Revenue Division Notice – Property Owners and agents of properties

INLAND REVENUE DIVISION NOTICE

Property Owners and agents of properties are advised that the General Post Office here on Montserrat will not accept British Postal Order after December 29th, 2017. Therefore persons who intend to pay their 2017 Property Tax bill and other taxes by British Postal Order should ensure that the funds are received by the Inland Revenue Department by Friday, December 22nd, 2017.

Regrettably, payments received after that date will be returned to the sender. Management of the Inland Revenue regrets any inconvenience caused by this change.

 

Sgd. Violette R Silcott

COMPTROLLER, INLAND REVENUE DIVISON

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Notice of Application to Replace Lost Land Certificates

Notice of Application to Replace Lost Land Certificates

MONTSERRAT

REGISTERED LAND ACT, CAP 8.01

SECTION 34

NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO REPLACE LOST LAND CERTIFICATES

 

TAKE NOTICE that applications were filed in the Land Registry Department in respect of the following persons, for the replacement of Land Certificates which have been reported as lost:

NAME REG. SECTION/REFERENCE      DATE ISSUED
Claristine Allen

 

Charlotte Dorsette

        Salem  – 11/02/71

 

        St. Peter’s  – 13/20/77

       June 25, 2001

 

       April 5, 2007        

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any person who objects to the issuance of new Land Certificates or who has knowledge of the lost Land Certificates must within the period of fourteen (14) days from the date of publication of this notice in the newspaper inform the Registrar of Lands in writing.

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that in the absence of an objection or information as to the existence of the lost Land Certificates within the time specified, the Registrar of Lands may proceed to cancel the original Land Certificates and issue new Land Certificates without further notice.

 

Dated this 7th day of December 2017.

 

Sgd., Shelley Isles-Hillocks

REGISTRAR OF LANDS

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Inland Revenue Division Notice

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Legal Notice -Notice Of Application for Prescriptive Title

Legal Notice -Notice Of Application for Prescriptive Title

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