Circus and Similar Shows Act

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Published: 1927

Circus and Similar Shows (CAP. 84 1

CHAPTER 84

THE CIRCUS AND SIMILAR SHOWS ACT

Arrangement of Sections
Section

1. Short title.
2. Prohibition of operating circuses without licence.
3 . Issue of licences.
4. Conditions of licences.
5. Fee for licence.
6. Penalty.
7 . Cancellation of licences.

CIRCUS AND SIMILAR SHOWS

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1. This Act may be cited as the Circus and Similar Short title.
Shows Act.

2. ( 1 ) No person shall conduct or operate any circus, Prohibition of
operating circuses

merry-go-round or other show of a like kind without a licence licence.
granted and issued subject to the conditions hereinafter
provided:

Provided that the Minister may at his discretion refuse
to allow such licence or permit to be granted.

( 2 ) Any person acting in contravention of this section
shall be guilty of an offence against this Act.

LAWS OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

2 CAP. 84) Circus and Similar Shows

Issue of licences. 3. It shall be lawful for the person for the time being
in charge of the Police in Antigua and Barbuda to issue
licences under this Act subject to the conditions mentioned
in section 4.

Conditions of
licences. 4. ( 1 ) Each licence shall specify-

(a) the days of the week and the hours between
which the show shall be operated;

(b) the period during which the show may be
operated;

(c) the site, which shall be at the discretion of the
Minister.

(2) If the holder of the licence sr-any person employed
by him infringes any condition subject to which such licence
is granted he shall be guilty of an offence against this Act.

Fee for licence. 5 . There shall be paid into the Treasury for every
licence issued under this Act a fee of four dollars and eighty
cents a day for each day or part of a day during which a
show is actually in operation.

Penalty. 6. Any person guilty of an offence against this Act
shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding
three thousand dollars.

Cancellation of 7. The Cabinet may, in the event of the infringement
licences.

by the holder of a licence of any of the conditions subject
to which such licence is granted, or of the conviction of such
holder or any person employed by him of an offence against
this Act, without compensation cancel such licence.
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