Kingston Public Garden Act

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Published: 1874-08-19

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THE KINGSTON PUBLIC GARDEN ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

1. Short title.

2. Interpretation.
3. Power to make regulations.
4. Garden vested in Commissioner of Lands.

5. Penalty for breach of regulations.
6. Powers of a keeper in uniform.
7. Assault on keeper in execution of his duty.
E. Powers of keeper within garden.
9. Powers of constable within garden.

10. Keeper’s power as to animals found in garden.
11, Posting up regulations.
12. Publication of regulations.

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Cap. 199.
L¶W

21 of 1960.

THE KINGSTON PUBLIC GARDEN ACT

119th August, 1874.1

1. This Act may be cited as the Kingston Public Garden shorttitie.
Act.

2. In this Act- Intcrprera-
“Kingston Public Garden” and “public garden” shall mean

and include the enclosed portion of the Kingston
Parade;

“keeper” shall mean any person who may be appointed a
keeper of the said public garden.

3. The Minister may make regulations for the govern- ; z ~ t a
ment of the public garden and of all persons employed there- regulations.
in, or resorting thereto or to its immediate neighbourhood,
or in any way using the same, or any part thereof, and may
from time to time alter, add to or rescind any regulations for
the time being in force under this Act.

4. The Kingston Public Garden is hereby vested in the Garden
Commissioner of Lands, his successors and assigns, upon comls-
trust to permit the same to be used for the purposes of a
public garden in such manner and subject to such regulations 7.11 1x0
as the Minister may from time to time appoint; and all exist-
ing estates, interests, uses, trusts, rights of way, and other
rights of the public in any way affecting the Kingston Public
Garden as described in the plan or diagram recorded in the
Record Office in Liber 965, folio 110, are hereby determined.

vested /n

sioner of

s. a.

Penalty for
breach of

regulation made by the Minister under this Act he shall, regulations.
5. If any person shall do any act in contravention of any

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on summary conviction, be liable to a penalty not exceeding
ten dollars.

6. Any keeper in uniform and any person whom he may
call to his assistance, may take into custody, without a
warrant, any offender who, in the public garden, and within
the view of such keeper, acts in contravention of any of the
said regulations :

Provided that the name and residence of such offender are
unknown to and cannot be ascertained by such keeper. If
any such offender, when required by any keeper or by any
constable to give his name and address gives a false name
or false address, he shall on summary conviction be liable
to a penalty not exceeding ten dollars.

7. Any person who assaults a keeper while in the execu-
tion of his duty shall, on summary conviction, in the discre-
tion of the Court, be liable either to pay a penalty not
exceeding forty dollars, and in default of payment to be
imprisoned for six months or to be imprisoned for six
months with or without hard labour.

Powers of a
keeper in
uniform.

Assaull on
keeper in
execution of
his duly.

Powers of
keeper
within
garden.

Powers of
constable
within
garden.

KCepeI's
power BP to
animals
found in
garden.

8. Every keeper, in addition to any powers and i m u -
nities specially conferred on him by this Act shall, within
the limits of the public garden, have all such powers,
privileges and immunities as a constable has in Kingston.

9. Every constable shall have the powers, privileges and
immunities of a keeper within such public garden.

10. A keeper and all persons whom he may call to his
assistance may kill and destroy any goats, pigs, dogs, cats,
or smaller animals found within the limits of the public
garden, and may forthwith remove and dispose of the car-
cases, except only any dogs permitted to be in the public
garden in accordance with the regulations.

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11. A printed copy of the regulations to be observed by Postingup
persons using the said public garden shall be put up in regu'afions.
the garden in some con~picuoti~ place or places.

12. All regulations made under this Act, and all addi- Publication
tions to and alterations and rescissions of the same shall be regu~ations.
published in the Gazette at least two weeks before the same
respectively shall be in force.

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