Exportation of Arms and Warlike Stores Act

Link to law: http://laws.gov.ag/acts/chapters/cap-160.pdf
Published: 1901

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Exportation of Arms and (CAP. 160 1
Warlike Stores

CHAPTER 160

T H E EXPORTATION O F ARMS AND WARLIKE
STORES ACT

Arrangement of Sections
Section

1. Short title.
2 . Prohibition of exportation generally of warlike stores.
3 . Prohibition of exportation of warlike stores in particular

cases.
4. Penalty.

EXPORTATION O F ARMS AND WARLIKE STORES

(23rd March, 1901 .) 311901.
1711922.

S.R.O. 2211956.
1811989.

1. This Act may be cited as the Exportation of Arms short title.
and Warlike Stores Act.

2. The Cabinet may by proclamation or by order Prohibition of
exportation prohibit or restrict in any way they may specify in such pro- generally of

clamation or order the exportation from Antigua and warlike stores.
Barbuda either generally or to any country or place or the
carrying coastwise of the following goods, that is to say, arms,
ammunition and gunpowder and military and naval stores
and any articles which the Cabinet shall judge capable of
being converted into or made useful in increasing the quantity
of military or naval stores, provisions or any sort of victual
which may be used as food for man.

LAWS OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

2 CAP. 160) Exportation of Arms and
Warlike Stores

Prohibition of
exportation of

3. The Cabinet may by like proclamation or order
warlike stores in prohibit the exportation from Antigua and Barbuda of all
particular cases. or any of the following articles namely arms, ammunition,

military and naval stores and any article which the Cabinet
shall judge capable of being converted into or made useful
in increasing the quantity of arms, ammunition or military
or naval stores to any country or place therein named
whenever the Cabinet shall judge such prohibition to be
expedient in order to prevent such arms, ammunition,
military or naval stores being used against Her Majesty's
subjects or forces or against any forces engaged or which
may be engaged in military or naval operations in co-
operation with Her Majesty's forces.

Penalty.

Cap. 255.

4. If any goods, the exportation or carrying coastwise
whereof, as the case may be, shall have been prohibited under
the authority of this Act, shall be exported or brought to
any quay wharf pier or other place to be shipped for expor-
tation from Antigua and Barbuda or carried coastwise, as
the case may be, or be waterborne to be so exported or carried
they shall be forfeited and the exporter or his agent or the
shipper of any such goods shall be liable to a penalty not
exceeding five thousand dollars and such penalty may be
recovered on complaint in a summary manner before a
Magistrate in accordance with the provisions of the
Magistrate's Code of Procedure Act.