Aquarium and Museum Regulations 1997

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Aquarium, Museum And Zoo Amendment Regulations 1997
Title 25
Laws of Bermuda Item 1(l)

1989 Revision 1

BERMUDA STATUTORY INSTRUMENT

BR 5/1997

AQUARIUM AND MUSEUM REGULATIONS 1997

[made under section 50 of the Agriculture Act 1930 [title 25 item 1] and
brought into operation on 1 April 1997

ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS
1 Citation and

commencement
2 Interpretation
3 Admission of public
4 Admission fees
5 Declaration of free

admission days

6 Applications for
discounted admission
tickets

7 Minister may grant or
refuse approval

8 Applicants to be informed
of outcome

9 Revocation

Citation and commencement
1 These Regulations may be cited as the Aquarium and Museum
Regulations 1997, and shall come into operation on 1 April 1997.

Interpretation
2 In these Regulations—

"application" means an application under regulation 6;

"approval" means approval under regulation 7;

"Aquarium" means the Aquarium and Museum referred to in
section 50 of the Agriculture Act 1930;

"Curator" means the principal curator of the Aquarium.

Admission of public
3 (1) The Aquarium shall be open to the public on each day,
except Christmas Day, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

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(2) Children under the age of 13 who visit the Aquarium must
be accompanied by an adult during their visit thereto.

Admission Fees
4 The following fees are prescribed for admission to the
Aquarium—

(a) Adults ................................................................. $8

(b) Adults (upon presenting satisfactory proof that
they are residents of Bermuda and over 65 years
of age) .................................................................. $4

(c) Any person (upon presenting a valid special
person's card issued by the Transport Control
Department) ........................................................ $4

(d) Members of any Armed Forces (in uniform) ......... $4

(e) Children 5 to 12 years inclusive ........................... $4

(f) Children under 5 years ........................................ Free

(g) Members of the Bermuda Zoological Society ......... Free

(h) School children when attended by a teacher and
at such times and in such numbers as may be
previously arranged with the Curator ................... Free

(i) Any person entering the Aquarium on a day
referred to in regulation 5 .................................... Free.

Declaration of free admission days
5 The Minister may, by notice published in the Gazette, declare
that every person who enters the Aquarium on the date specified in the
notice shall be permitted to enter therein free of charge.

Applications for discounted admission tickets
6 A person seeking to purchase admission tickets at a fee lower
than the fees prescribed in regulation 4 ("a discounted rate") shall apply
in writing to the Minister for the approval of such a purchase.

Minister may grant or refuse approval
7 (1) Subject to this regulation, the Minister may grant or refuse
approval of an application by a person to purchase admission tickets to

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the Aquarium at a discounted rate, or may grant an approval subject to
such conditions as he specifies in the approval.

(2) The Minister shall not grant or refuse an approval without
first consulting the Curator.

(3) The Minister shall not grant an approval unless he is
satisfied that it is in the public interest that such an approval should be
granted.

(4) The decision of the Minister to grant an approval, or to
grant an approval subject to conditions, or to refuse an approval, is final
for all purposes and is not subject to any appeal.

Applicants to be informed of outcome
8 As soon as the Minister has determined an application, he shall
cause notice in writing of approval, or approval subject to conditions, or
refusal, as the case may require, to be delivered—

(a) to the applicant;

(b) to the Curator.

Revocation
9 The Aquarium, Museum and Zoo Regulations 1974 are revoked.

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