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NOTICE OF SALE OF PROPERTY

NOTICE OF SALE OF PROPERTY

Pursuant to a Judgment of The Court dated 30th January 2014 an Order of the Court dated 6th April 2016 the High Court will sell by the following property by Public Auction on Friday 19th May 2017 at 10.00 am on location at the property.

Block 14/ 9 Parcel 20 St John’s Registration Section, comprising.0 23 acres, situated in Davy Hill.  The property is registered in the names of Wilford Meade and Idabelle Meade. The property is a single story structure comprising three bedrooms and two bathrooms with a utility room. It is surrounded by fruit trees and ornamental trees. It is serviced by overhead telephone lines, electrical power lines, domestic water lines and has road access to the property. The property has scenic views of Redonda and Nevis.

Conditions of Sale

 Upset price E.C. $ 340 000.00

  • A non-refundable deposit of 10% of the Bid Price will be collected at the fall of the hammer.

Failure to pay the 10 % deposit at the fall of the hammer will result in the property being offered to the person who has made the next highest bid or the property being re- auctioned.

  • The balance of the purchase price must be paid within 30 days of the date of the auction failing which the 10 % deposit already paid will be forfeited in full and the property re- auctioned.
  • A person not belonging to Montserrat who has made a successful bid for the property must apply for a landholding licence to the Registrar of Lands, Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Housing and the Environment within one week of their bid being accepted and provide the Registrar of the High Court with a copy of their application. If their application is not approved in one month’s time of the date of when it was made the property will be re- auctioned. Note that a person not “belonging to Montserrat” means a person other than a person belonging to Montserrat, and includes a corporation incorporated in Montserrat if it is under the control of a person or persons not belonging to Montserrat as defined by the Landholding Licence Act, and includes every corporation incorporated in any other country; but shall not include any

of the subjects or citizens of a foreign state upon whom there has been conferred by treaty the right to hold land in Montserrat;

“a person belonging to Montserrat” means a person who is deemed to belong to Montserrat under the provisions of section 2(2)(b) of the Immigration Act cap 13. 01.

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Summary Report of Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly held on 25th October 2016.

Summary Report of Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly held on 25th October 2016.

Summary Report of Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly held on 25th October 2016.

  1. The following papers were laid on the table:
  • Financial Secretary
  • Audit of the Public Accounts of Montserrat for the periods ended March 31st, 2014 and 2015;
  • S R & O No. 41 of 2016 Customs Duties and Consumption Tax  (Seventh   

Day Adventist-Youth Division) (Exemption) Order 2016;

  • S R & O No. 42 of 2016 Customs Duties and Consumption Tax (Denzil White) (Amendment) Order 2016;

          (v)     S R & O No. 43 of 2016           Customs Duties and Consumption Tax (Denzil White) (Exemption) (No. 2) Order 2016;

          (vi)   S R & O No. 44 of 2016           Customs Duties and Consumption Tax (Mary Philip) (Exemption) Order 2016;

(vii)  S R & O No. 45 of 2016          Tax Information Exchange (FATCA Agreement) (UK IGA) (CRS) (Montserrat) (Implementation) Regulations 2016.

  • Attorney General

S R & O No. 40 of 2016 Proclamation Appointing a Session of the Legislative Assembly.

  1. The Second and Third Readings of the following Bills took place on 25th October 2016:

  (i)  Trade in Endangered Species Bill 2016

First Reading 27th September 2016

Second Reading October 25th 2016

Third Reading October 25th 2016               

The Bill was passed with some amendments, a list of which can be obtained from the Legislature Department.

  • Housing Bill 2016

First Reading 27th September 2016

Second Reading October 25th 2016

Third Reading October 25th 2016   

The Bill was passed with some amendments, a list of which can be obtained from the Legislature Department

(iii)          Child Care Adoption Bill 2016

 

First Reading 27th September 2016

Second Reading October 25th 2016

Third Reading October 25th 2016   

The Bill was passed with some amendments, a list of which can be obtained from the Legislature Department.           

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

 

Judith Baker (Mrs.)

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Summary Report of Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly held on 24th January 2017.

Summary Report of Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly held on 24th January 2017.

Summary Report of Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly held on 24th January 2017.

  1. The following paper was laid on the table:

       Attorney General

          S R & O No.1 of 2017              Race and Speed Trail (Designation of Place) Order 2017.

  1. The Introduction and First Reading of the following Bill took place on 24th  January 2017:

                                                 ‘Public Holidays (Amendment) Bill 2017’

First Reading 24th January  2017

The Bill seeks to amend the Public Holidays Act (Cap. 6.09) (“the Act”).  Clause 1 of the Bill sets out the short title of the Bill.  Clause 8 of the Bill repeals and replaces the Schedule to the Act. In the amended Schedule, the following are inserted as annual public holidays: (i) Anniversary of the birth of Her Majesty – first Monday in June; and (ii) Festival Day – 31 December

The Bill also seeks to amend the schedule to provide that if a public holiday falls on a Saturday and a public holiday falls on the next following Sunday, the next following Monday and Tuesday are public holidays.              

  1. The following Bills were deferred to the next sitting of the Legislative Assembly
  1. Tax Compliance (Amendment) Certificate Bill 2016
  2. Conservation and Environmental Management Bill 2016
  1. The Advance Passenger Information Bill 2016 was withdrawn.

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

Judith Baker (Mrs.)

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Summary Report of Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly held on 20th December 2016.

Summary Report of Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly held on 20th December 2016.

Summary Report of Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly held on 20th December 2016.

  1. The following papers were laid on the table:
  • Financial Secretary
  • Montserrat Financial Services Commission Audited Financial Statement for year ended 31st, December 2015;

(ii)             Performance Audit on Selected Outsourced Activities in the Montserrat Public Service.

(iii) Virement Warrant No. 3 of 2016/2017;

(iv) Montserrat Port Authority Financial Statements for the year ended 31st December, 2015;

(v) Montserrat Utilities Limited Financial Statements for the year ended 31st December, 2013;

(vi) S R & O No. 46 of 2016       Eastern Caribbean Asset Management Corporation Act 2015    

                                                     (Commencement) Order 2016;

(vii) S R & O No. 47 of 2016      Customs Duties and Consumption Tax (Emerald Isle Helicopters

                                                     Ltd.) (Exemption) Order 2016;

(v) S R & O No. 48 of 2016        Customs Duties and Consumption Tax (Steve Christianson)

                                                    (Exemption) Order 2016;

(vi) S R & O No. 49 of 2016      Customs Duties and Consumption Tax (Sven-Gunna Andersson)

                                                    (Exemption) Order 2016;

(vii) S R & O No. 50 of 2016     Custom Duties and Consumption Tax (Reduction of Customs Duties and Consumption Tax) Christmas Barrels) Order 2016;

(b) Attorney General

S R & O No. 51 of 2016        Legal Profession (Admission to Practise) (Deirdre Joan Connolly)    (Exemption) Order 2016.

  1. The First, Second and Third Readings of the following Bill took place on 25th October 2016:

‘Supplementary Appropriation Bill No.2 of 2016’                                         

                                First Reading 20th December 2016

                   Second Reading 20th December 2016

                                  Third Reading 20th December 2016

The Bill was passed with no amendment.

  1. The Introduction and First Reading of the following Bills took place on 25th October 2016:
  1. ‘Tax Compliance (Amendment) Certificate Bill 2016’

First Reading 20th December 2016

The Bill seeks to amend the Tax Compliance Certificate Act (Cap. 17.25) (“the Act”).  Clause 3 of the Bill amends section 2 of the Act by deleting and replacing the definition of “Tax Compliance Certificate” and inserting definitions for “Income and Corporation Tax Act”, “Property Tax Act” and “Social Security Act”. Clause 4 of the Bill restructures and simplifies section 3 of the Act.  Clause 5 of the Bill amends section 4(b) of the Act by replacing “the prescribed fee” with “a fee of $20”. Clause 6 of the Bill deletes and replaces section 5 of the Act which specifies who is entitled to a Tax Compliance Certificate for a period of one year and who will be  granted a Tax Compliance Certificate for a period of three months. Clause 7 of the Bill updates Form 1 (Application for Tax Compliance Certificate) and Form 2 (Tax Compliance Certificate) in the First Schedule to the Act.  Clause 8 repeals the Second Schedule to the Act.

  1. ‘Conservation and Environmental Management (Amendment) Bill 2016’

First Reading 20th December 2016

The Bill seeks to amend the Conservation and Environmental Management Act 2014 (No. 17 of 2014) to incorporate consequential amendments that apply on the enactment of the Trade in Endangered Species Act 2016.

Clause 3 provides a definition for “Trade in Endangered Species Act”.  Clause 4 of the Bill amends section 12 of the Act. The amendment to section 12(2) extends the Director’s power to delegate to powers conferred and duties imposed under any other enactment.  Clause 5 of the Bill amends 79 of the Act. To allow for the testing of specimens covered under the Trade in Endangered Species Act 2016 at a scientific laboratory designated for the purpose by the Governor acting under the advice of Cabinet, and for the admissibility of the results of such tests as evidence in proceedings.

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

Judith Baker (Mrs.)

 

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