Ministry of Works (Ragged Island) Rules

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Published: 1930-01-25

Ministry of Works (Ragged Island) Rules
CH.26 – 16] PUBLIC WORKS





STATUTE LAW OF THE BAHAMAS [Original Service 2001]

roadways, as aforesaid, within forty-eight hours after
notice of such obstructions or nuisances shall be given to
such proprietors or tenants, as aforesaid, by or under the
authority of the Minister for Works.

10. Every person committing a breach of any of the
above Rules shall be liable on summary conviction to a
fine not exceeding ten dollars.

MINISTRY OF WORKS (RAGGED ISLAND) RULES

(SECTION 6)
[Commencement 25th January, 1930]

1. These Rules may be cited as the Ministry of Works
(Ragged Island) Rules.

2. Duke Street Wharf, in front of the warehouse,
shall be used for Revenue purposes only, and no boats
(except customs boats) shall be tied there. The two wings on
the north and south of the warehouse shall be for the public
use.

3. No boats other than dinghy boats shall be tied to
the public wharves, and no boat shall be so tied as to
obstruct the front steps of such wharves.

4. No person shall deposit or place or cause or
procure to be deposited or placed, except for removal
within twenty-four hours, on any public wharf, any wood,
stones, conch shells, etc. and any person who allows any
such material or shells to remain on any such wharf for
more than twenty-four hours, or who neglects to make
clean any such wharf immediately after the removal of
such material or shells shall be guilty of an offence against
these Rules.

5. No person shall deposit or place or cause or
procure to be deposited or placed any sand on wharves
which are used for salt deposits.

6. No person shall deposit, sweep or throw or cause
or procure to be deposited, swept or thrown, any filth,
rubbish or other like substances whatsoever into the sea.

Penalty.
5 of 1987.

G.N. 14/1930
5 of 1987

Citation.

Duke Street
Wharf.

Only small boats
to be tied to
wharves.

Removal of
shells, etc., from
wharves.

No sand on
wharves used for
salt deposits.

Disposal of
rubbish.

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7. Any person who commits a breach of these Rules
shall be liable to a penalty of twenty dollars.

MINISTRY OF WORKS (SPANISH WELLS) RULES

(SECTION 6)
[Commencement 8th September, 1956]

1. These Rules may be cited as the Ministry of Works
(Spanish Wells) Rules.

2. No person shall discharge or deposit in or on
any public road, street, sidewalk, wharf or public ground
any fruit skins, sugar cane peelings or refuse, stones, earth,
weeds, sweepings of any kind, paper, rags, rubbish, filth, or
other substance or liquid.

3. No person shall injure, destroy, or interfere with
any tree, shrub or plant, growing in any public street,
square or ground.

4. Whenever any public road, street or lane shall be
obstructed, encroached upon, or rendered inconvenient to
passengers by reason of fallen or partly fallen buildings,
walls or fences of any kind, or by fallen trees or parts of
trees or by the overhanging of branches of trees, bushes, or
vines, or creeping plants, or other substances of any kind,
all such obstructions and nuisances shall be removed by the
proprietors or tenants of the soil from which such
buildings, walls, fences, or trees shall have fallen, or from
which such branches, vines, or other creeping plants, or
other substances shall so overhang the roadways as
aforesaid within forty-eight hours after notice of such
obstructions or nuisances shall be given to such proprietors
or tenants as aforesaid by or under the authority of the
Minister.

5. There shall be appointed a scavenger at Spanish
Wells whose salary shall be determined by the Minister.

6. The duties of the scavenger shall be as follows —
(a) to remove garbage on days to be determined by

the Minister;

Penalty.
5 of 1987.

G.N. 172/1956
5 of 1987

Citation.

No fruit skins,
etc., to be left in
public roads.

Injury to trees.

Obstruction of
roads.

Scavenger.

Duties of
scavenger.
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