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SESSION OF 1889-'90.

3. The members of the said society, or Corporation may, any five of them, shall have full power and make bye-laws and

ordinances.
authority to make, ordain, establish, and put
into execution any bye-laws, ordinances, or-
ders, rules and regulations for and concern-
ing the nomination, election, suspension,
removal, and expulsion of members and offi-
cers, and the management, collection, and
disposal of the funds, moneys or estate be-
longing to the said society, and for conduct-
ing and regulating the business aflairs and
concerns of the said society, and relative to
any other matter or thing whatsoever which
may

in
any

wise concern the good govern-
ment of the society, and the same from
time to time to change, repeal, or vary as
may seem proper : provided always, that
no such bye-laws, ordinances, orders, rules,
and regulations be in any wise repugnant or
contrary to her Majesty's prerogative royal,
or to the laws of Great Britain or this Is-
land ; and that the same shall not in any
manner affect any other person or persons
than those who are or may become members
of the said society; and it shall be lawful
for the members of the said society, or any
five of them, to fix and appoint in all or any
of such bye-laws, ordinances, orders, rules,
and regulations, all or any reasonable and
adequate fines, forfeitures, and penalties for
the non-observance, non-performance, or
breach thereof, and for enforcing the due
observance thereof.
4. The sum of two hundred and fifty

£250 to be paid pounds is hereby granted to the said Socie- the Society every ty to be paid to them in every alternate alternate year from

1890 and £150 every year commencing from the present year one alternate year from thousand eight hundred and ninety. And 1891. the further sum of one hundred and fifty

LAWS OF BARBADOS

vious year.

pounds is hereby granted to the said Society to be paid to them in every alternate year commencing from the

year one thousand eight hundred and ninety one. The Society to ac 5. The said Society shall make an annual count each year for statement to the Legislature of the approthe grant of the pre- priation of the grant made to them in the

preceding section hereof in every year, previous to drawing the grant payable for the

next following year. How payments un. 6. All payments to be made under this der this Act are to Act shall from time to time be made on the be made.

warrants of the Governor-in-Executive Com

mittee. Fines incurred by 7. All fines, forfeitures, and penalties to breach of bye-laws be incurred by virtue of any bye-law, ordito be recoverable in nance, order, rule, or regulation to be made a gummary manner. ordained and established as aforesaid, and

all sums to become due to the said society from any of the members of the said society, shall be sued for and recovered in a summary way before any police magistrate on the complaint of any member of the said society, as in the case of servants' wages ; and all and every the police magistrates, are hereby authorized and required to take cognizance thereof accordingly; and all fines, forfeitures, and penalties when received, or the overplus thereof, after deducting necessary charges, shall be paid into the hands of the treasurer of the said society for

the time being, for the use of the said society. Act to be deemed 8. This Act shall be deemed and taken to a public Act.

be a public Act and shall be judicially taken notice of as such by all judges, police magistrates, and other persons, without being specially pleaded.

SESSION OF 1889-'90.

Repeal.

9. The Acts mentioned in the schedule to Repeal and sav. this Act annexed are hereby repealed; pro- ings. vided that this repeal shall not affect; 1. The past operation of the enactments

hereby repealed nor anything done or
suffered under the enactments hereby

repealed; nor
2. any right, privilege, obligation, or liabil-

ity acquired, accrued, or incurred
under the enactments hereby repeal-

ed; nor
3. any penalty, forfeiture, or punishment

incurred in respect of any offence
committed against the enactments

hereby repealed; nor
4. 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 pro-
ceeding and remedy may be carried
on as if this Act had not passed.

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12th July
1856... An Act to incor-

porate the Gen-
eral Agricultur
al Society and
Reid School of

Practical Chem-
10th Janu- istry.

The whole Act. ary 1889. An Act to make

an annual grant
to the General
Agricultural So-
ciety and Reid
School of Prac-
tical Chemis-
try.

The whole Act

CAP. XIX.

(Assented to 11th March 1890.) BARBADOS. An Act to consolidate the Acts relating to bills

of exchange, and cheques. E it enacted by the Governor, Council,

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

1. This Act may be cited as "The Bills of Exchange Act, 1890."

Short title.

Bills payable on Holy Days. 2. Good Friday, Christmas Day, and every

Good Friday &c.,

SESSION OF 1889-'90,

day appointed by proclamation for a day of as regards bills of solemn fast or day of thanksgiving is and exchange &c., to be shall, for all other purposes whatsoever, as

treated as Sunday. regards bills of exchange and promissory notes, be treated and considered as the Lord's Day, commonly called Sunday. 3. In all cases where bills of exchange or

Bills of exchange promissory notes shall become due and pay. Good Friday &c.,

&c., becoming due on able on Good Friday, Christmas Day, or on shall be payable on any day of fast or day of thanksgiving so the preceding day. appointed by proclamation the same shall be payable on the day next preceding Good Friday, Christmas Day or such day of fast or day of thanksgiving, and, in case of nonpayment, may not be noted and protested on such preceding day. 4. In all cases where bills of exchange or

Notice of dishonpromissory notes shall be payable either our of bills of exunder or by virtue of this Act or otherwise change &c., becom

ing due on the day on the day preceding any Good Friday, or preceding Good on the day preceding any Christmas Day, Friday &c., may be or day of fast, or day of thanksgiving, it given on the day shall not be necessary for the holder or

after. holders of such bills of exchange and promissory notes to give notice of the dishonour thereof until the day next after such Good Friday, Christmas Day, or day of fast, or day of thanksgiving and whensoever Christmas Day, or such day of fast, or day of thanksgiving, shall fall on a Monday it shall not be necessary for the holder or holders of such bills of exchange or promissory notes as shall be payable on the preceding Saturday to give notice of the dishonour thereof until the Tuesday next after such Christmas Day or after such day of fast or day of thanksgiving respectively, and every such notice given as aforesaid

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