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ADVERTISEMENTS REGULATIONS 3

THE ADVERTISEMENTS REGULATION ACT

REGULATIONS
(under section 6)

THE HOARDINGS AND ADVERTISEMENTS REGULATIONS. 1954

(Made by the Governor in Executive Council on the 7th day of L.N. 161/54
December, 2954)

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Hoardings and Advertise-
ments Regulations, 1954.

2 In these Regulations “the Director” means the Chief Technical
Director.

3. These Regulations apply to hoardings and advertisements so
erected or exhibited as to be visible from a public place in the Island
but do not apply t o -

(a) hoardings and advertisements within the Urban and Suburbar
Districts of the Corporate Area as defined in the Kingston
and St, Andrew Corporation Act. or within the limits of any
town as defined for the purposes of the Act or for general
purposes under the provisions contained in the Parish Councils
Act;

(b) advertisements exhibited on any cart, carriage or other vehicle,
or on any board, support or framework carried by a person;

(c) adveFtisements exempted under the provisions of section 5
of the Act; or

(d) hoardings, advertisements and notices referred to in section 10
of the Act.

Hourdings
4.41) No hoarding to which these Regulations apply shall be

erected except in pursuance of an authorization issued by the Director.
(2) Upon application by or on behalf of any person desiring to

erect a hoarding to which these Regulations apply the Director may
authorize the erection of the hoarding or he may refuse to authorize

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it if he is satisfied that it will affect injuriously the amenities of any
public park or pleasure promenade or of any place frequented by the
public solely or chiefly on account of its beauty or that it will disfigure
the view of rural scenery from any highway or railroad or from any
public place or water.

(3) An application for authorization to erect a hoarding under
this regulation shall be in the Form A in -the Schedule and shall, if the
Director so requires, be accompanied by complete plans and sections
showing the dimensions and the method of construction of the hoarding
and its location in relation to any adjacent roads or adjacent buildings.

(4) An authorization to erect a hoarding under t h i s regulation
may be in the Form B in the Schedule.

Schedule.
Form A.

F , , ~ B .

5. No hoarding to which these Regulations apply shall be so erected
that any polrtion of it is at a less distance from the verge of a highway
thm one and one-half times the maximum height of the hoarding from
the ground.

6.41) The owner of a hoarding to which these Regulations apply

(2) If the Director is satisfied that any such hoarding is not in a
shall maintain it in a proper state of repair and security.

proper state of repair or security he may-
(U) remove it at the expense of the owner 'thereof; or
(b) if the owner is unknown to him or cannot be found he may by

instrument in writing require the owner of the land on which
the hoarding is erected to repair the hoarding or make it secure
within a period to be specified in the notice.

(3) Where an owner of land on which a hoarding is erected fails
to comply with a requirement of the Director made under paragraph (2),
the Director may remove the .hoarding at the expense of the owner of
such land.

7.41) The owner of a hoarding to which these Regulations apply
shall exhibit and keep exhibited his name and address in clearly legible
characters in a conspicuous position on the front of the hoarding.

(2) Where there is a change of ownership of such a hoarding the
new owner shall within thirty days of the change give the Director
written notice thereof.

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Advertisements

8.41) No advertisements to which these Regulations apply shall be
exhibited upon any hoarding, wall, tree, pole, fence, gate or other place
except in pursuance of an authorization issued by the Director.

(2) Upon application by or on behalf of any person desiring to
exhibit an advertisement to which these Regulation apply the Director
may authorize the exhibition of the advertisement or he may refuse to
authorize it if he is satisfied that it will affect injuriously the amenities
of any public park or pleasure promenade or of any place frequented
by the public solely or chiefly on account of its beauty, or that it will
disfigure the view of rural scenery from any highway or railroad or from
any public place or water.

in the Schedule.

.

(3) An application for such authorization shall be in the Form C F ~ ~ c .

(4) An authorization issued by the Director under this regulation
may be in the Form D in the Schedule. Form D.

9. No person shall exhibit or cause to be exhibited on any hoarding,
wall, tree, pole, fence, gate or other place an advertisement to which
these Regulations apply which is not placed or a c e d in a secure, neat
and orderly manner.

lO.-(l) Where any advertisement to which these Regulations apply
is defaced or is an unsightly, tom or detached condition, the Director
may by written notice in the Form E in the Schedule require any of the F O ~ E.

specified in the notice, that is to say-
following persons to remove the advertisement within a period to be I

(U) the owner of any hoarding, wall, tree, pole, fence, gate or other
place on which the advertisement is exhibited; or

(b) the person on whose behalf the advertisement is exhibited; or
(c) the owner of the land on which the hoarding, wall, fence, gate

or other place is situated.

(2) Any person required to remove an advertisement under
paragraph (1) shall comply with such requirement.

11. The owner of a hoarding or the owner of land on which a
hoarding is erected shall, if required to do so bx the Director, furnish

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the name and address of any person on whose behalf any advertisement
to which these Regulations apply is exhibited on such hoarding.

12. No person shall erect any hoarding or exhibit or cause to be
exhibited any advertisement in such a manner or in such a position
as to obstruct the clear view of . W c on any road.

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SCHEDULE
FORM A (Regulation 4 (3) )

THE HOARDINGS AND hVERTISEMENTS &?GULATIONS, 1954
Application for Authorization to Erect a Hoarding

I/We (a) .......................................... of (6) .............................................
hereby apply for authorization to erect a hoarding, particulars of which are
as follow+-

Full name of owner of hoarding ...............................................................
Address of owner of hoarding ..................................................................
Full name of owner of land on which hoarding is to be erected .....................

Address of such owner ..............................................................................
Locality in which hoarding is to be erected ...................................................

..............................................................................................................

...............................................................................................................
Description of hoarding, including matends to be used .................................
..............................................................................................................
Size of hoarding .......................................................................................

Dated the day of 19 .
...............................................................

Signature of Applicant
(a) Full ~ll)mc d anJh.nl.
(b) Addretr of 8pplicmt.

FORM B (Regulation 4(4) )
HOARDINGS AND A D V E R T X S E M ~ REGULATIONS. 1954

Authorization to Erect Hoarding
(a) ................................................ of (b).. ..............................................

is/are hereby authorized, subject to the provisions of the Advertisements
Regulation Act, and the regulations made thereunder, to erect a hoarding of
the undermentioned description at (c) .........................................................
.............................. on the land of (d) ......................................................
.............................................................................................................

Description of Hoarding
Dated the day of 19 .

...............................................................
Chief Technical Dinctor

(a) N8rM of peMD authorized.
(b) A&- Of PMn EUthOrbd.
(c) Loality in which L 10 be w ~ t e d .
(d) Name of owner of land on which hoarding is to be erected.

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FORM C

THE HOARDINGS AND ADVERTISEMENTS REGULATIONS, 1954
Application for Authorization to Exhibit an Advertisement

(Regulation 8 (3) )

I/We (a) .......................................... of (b ) .............................................
hereby apply for authorization to exhibit an advertisement, particulars of
which are as follows-
Name of person by or on whose behalf advertisement is to be exhibited
..............................................................................................................
Address of such person ..............................................................................
Name of owner of hoarding, wall, tree, pole, fence, gate or other place on
which advertisement is to be exhibited. ........................................................
Address of such owner ..............................................................................
Name of owner of land on which advertisement is to be exhibited ..................
..............................................................................................................
Address of such owner ............................................................ : .................
Description of advertisement ......................................................................
Manner in which advertisement is to be exhibited (i.e. whether on hoarding,
wall, etc.) .................................................................................................

Locality in which advertisement to be exhibited.. ........................................
..............................................................................................................

Dated the day of 19 .
...............................................................

Signuture of Applicant
(a) Full name of applicant.
(b) Address of applicant.

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FORM D (Regulation 8(4) )
THE HOARDINGS AND ADVERTISEMENTS REGULATIONS. 1954

Authorization ro Exhibit Advertisement
(a). ............................. ...... of (b) ............ ................................

is/are hereby authorized, subject to the provisions of the Advertisements
Regulation Act, and the regulations made thereunder, to exhibit an advertise-
ment of the undermentioned description on a (c) ...................
..................................... ................ at (d) .............................................
..... .................. on the land of (e) ....................................

? Description of Advertisement

Dated the day of 19 .
...............................................................

Chief Technical Director

Name of person authorized.
A d b of person authorized.
Object on which advertisement is to be exhibited.
Locality in which advertisement U to be exhibited.
Name of owner of land on which a d v c h e n t is to be exhibited.

FORM E
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Notice requiring Removal of Advertisement

(Regulation 10 (1) )

To (a) ............................................ of (b) ................................................
TAKE NOTICE that the advertisement exhibited at (c) ....................................

(6) ........................ and belonging to (e) ........................
............................... of (f) ............................... is defacedlis in an unsightly
conditionlis in a tom conditionlis in a detached condition (g) Arm TAKE
F U R m NOTICE THAT you are hereby required to remove the said advertise-

........................ on

ment within ................................. weeks from the time of your being served
with this Notice.

Dated the day of 19 .
...............................................................

Chief Technical Director

Nams of owner of hoardhe, ?U, etc., on which advcrtisement is exhibited; or ~ullo of
person on whose bc+lf adver.tuement U exhibited; or name of owner of land on whi&
advertisement U exhibited, whichever U the case.
Addnu.
Locality.
Hoarding, wall, tree. etc., as the case may be.
Owner of advertisement.
Address of such owner.
Delete whichever is inapplicable.

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