Magistrates (Community Courts) (New Providence) Order

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Published: 2009-07-01

Magistrates Community Courts New Providence Order
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CHAPTER 54

MAGISTRATES

MAGISTRATES RULES OF COURT

[See Schedule to the Magistrates Act (Ch. 54) in Volume I
of this Revision]


MAGISTRATES (COMMUNITY COURTS) (NEW
PROVIDENCE) ORDER 2009

[Commencement - 1st July, 2009]
(SECTION 11)

1. (1) This Order may be cited as the Magistrates
(Community Courts) (New Providence) Order, 2009.

(2) This Order shall come into force on the 1st day of
July, 2009 and shall expire on the 1st day of July, 2010.

2. The justices of the peace named in the First
Schedule are empowered to try cases singly within the
district of New Providence, in respect of offences referred
to in the Second Schedule and to hear such other matters as
the Chief Justice may direct by notice, in writing.

FIRST SCHEDULE

(paragraph 2)

NAMES OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE
Rodney Wilbert Braynen
Colin Campbell Deane
Zelma Ernestine Dean

Japheth Edison Deleveaux
Charles Mahlon Hunt
Alvan Kenneth Rolle

Charles Andrew Sweeting
Vylma Bloneva Thompson-Curling

G.N. 200/1934
G.N. 121/1953

S.I. No. 64 of
2009

Citation and
duration.

Justices of the
peace to try cases
singly in New
Providence.
First Schedule.

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SECOND SCHEDULE

(paragraph 2)

OFFENCES
1. Offences under the following sections of the Public Works

Act (Ch. 26) - Sections 5(3), 7 and 9(2).
2. Offences under the following sections of the Education Act

(Ch. 46) - Section 23, 24, 25, 26, 30 and 37.
3. Offences under the following sections of the Penal Code

(Ch. 84) - Sections 133, 135, 137, 138, 154(1), 155 to 158
(inclusive), 160, 163, 165 to 171 (inclusive), 175, 182,
184(2), 185 to 187 (inclusive), 191, 192, 200, 201, 203 to
209 (inclusive), 211, 212, 213(3), 214, 216 to 219
(inclusive), 222 to 228 (inclusive), 230, 232, 234, 237, 239,
240, 242, 244 to 256 (inclusive), 259 and 260.

4. Offences under the following sections of the Road Traffic
Act (Ch. 220) - Sections 8, 15, 16, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29(1),
30(2), 31, 32, 34, 35, 36, 40, 41, 43, 48 51, 52, 53, 55 to 59
(inclusive), 61, 62, 64, 65, 71, 75, 76, 77, 84, 94, 95, 96, 99
and 100.

5. Offences under the following sections of the Environmental
Health Services Act (Ch. 232) - Sections 9 and 10.

6. Offences under the following sections of the Town
Planning Act (Ch. 255) - Sections 6(4), 8(2) and 9.

7. Offences under the following sections of the Port
Authorities Act (Ch. 269) - Sections 73, 74 and 75.

8. Offences under the following sections of the Business
Licence Act (Ch. 329) - Sections 4(4), 16 and 24.

9. Offences under the following sections of the Liquor
Licences Act (Ch. 372) - Sections 15(2), 22, 24 and 26(2).

10. Offences under the following sections of the Shop Licences
Act (Ch. 377) - Sections 11, 12, 14 and 15.

11. Offences under the following rules of the Ministry of
Works (New Providence) Rules2 - Rules 3 to 8 (inclusive).

12. Offences under the following rules of the Ministry of
Works (Control of Advertisements) Rules3 - Rules 5, 17
and 19.

13. Offences under the following rules of the Public Parks
Rules4 – Rules - to 9 (inclusive).

14. Offences under the following rules of the Sea Bathing
Rules5 - Rules 2 to 4 (inclusive).


2 Sub. Leg., Vol. I, Ch. 26 – 3
3 Sub. Leg., Vol. I, Ch. 26 – 21
4 Sub. Leg., Vol. I, Ch. 26 – 34
5 Sub. Leg., Vol. I, Ch. 26 – 47

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15. Offences under the following regulations of the Motor
Vehicle and Speed Limit Regulations6 - Regulations 6, 8,
10, 16 to 24 (inclusive), 26, 27, 28 and 38.

16. Offences under the following regulations of the Pedestrian
Crossing Regulations7 - Regulations 4 to 7 (inclusive).

17. Offences under the following regulations of the Road
Traffic Regulations8 - Regulations 5 to 10 (inclusive) and
15 to 25 (inclusive ).

18. Offences under the following rules of the Health Rules9 -
Rules 13, 24, 25, 26, 37, 38, 39, 42, 150 and 162.

19. Offences under the following regulations of the Prince
George Wharf Regulations10 - Regulations 4, 6, 8 and 13.

20. Offences under the following regulations of the Potters Cay
Wharf Regulations11 - Regulations 3, 4, 7, 9 and 10.




APPEALS FROM MAGISTRATES (PROCEDURE)
RULES

(SECTION 96)
[Commencement 22nd September, 1955]

1. These Rules may be cited as the Appeals from
Magistrates (Procedure) Rules.

2. In all appeals against a decision of a magistrate
in the exercise of his summary criminal jurisdiction the
notices of appeal required by the provisions of section 56
of the Magistrates Act (hereinafter in these Rules referred
to as “the Act”) may be served upon the magistrate
concerned by handing the same to the said magistrate, or to
his clerk, and upon the other party by handing the same to
the magistrate or to his clerk where the case has been heard
in any Out Island or by handing the same to the
prosecuting police officer where the case has been heard in
New Providence.

3. In all appeals against a decision of a magistrate
in the exercise of his summary matrimonial or civil
jurisdiction the notices of appeal required by the provisions


6 Sub. Leg., Vol. III, Ch. 220 – 11
7 Sub. Leg., Vol. III, Ch. 220 – 105
8 Sub. Leg., Vol. III, Ch. 220 – 107
9 Sub. Leg., Vol. III, Ch. 231 – 3
10 Sub. Leg., Vol. IV, Ch. 269 – 3
11 Sub. Leg., Vol. IV, Ch. 269 – 6

G.N. 147/1955

Short title.

Appeals from
summary
criminal
jurisdiction.

Appeals from
summary
matrimonial or
civil jurisdiction.
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