Boy Scouts Association

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Boy Scouts Association
BOY SCOUTS ASSOCIATION ACT

CHAPTER 40:70

LAWS OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Act
22 of 1920

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This Chapter contains no subsidiary legislation.

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CHAPTER 40:70

BOY SCOUTS ASSOCIATION ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
SECTION

1. Short title.
2. Interpretation.
3. Restriction on use of uniform, etc., of the Boy Scouts Association.
4. Boy Scout not to pass himself off as member of Police Service.
5. No person falsely to claim connection with Boy Scouts Association.
6. Penalties.

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CHAPTER 40:70

BOY SCOUTS ASSOCIATION ACT

An Act relating to the Boy Scouts Association.

[31ST MAY 1920]

1. This Act may be cited as the Boy Scouts Association Act.

2. In this Act—
“the Association” means the Boy Scouts Association

incorporated under the Royal Charter granted by the British
Crown on 4th January 1912;

“Boy Scout” means a Boy Scout recognised as such under the
constitution, bye-laws or rules of the Association, and
includes also all officers of the Association.

3. It shall not be lawful for any person, not being under the
bye-laws or rules of the Association duly authorised and entitled
so to do, publicly to wear, carry or bear any uniform, badge, token
or emblem which under the said bye-laws or rules are specifically
adopted for use under the authority of the Association, in such
style or manner as to convey an impression that such person is,
under the said bye-laws or rules, entitled so to wear, carry or bear
such uniform, badge, token or emblem.

4. (1) It shall not be lawful for any Boy Scout, not being
otherwise thereunto lawfully entitled and authorised, to pretend to
be, or to pass himself off as, or to arrogate to himself the authority,
position or powers of, or to claim to be or to act as a member of the
Police Service.

(2) No Boy Scout shall seek or attempt, by virtue of his
wearing any uniform, badge, token or emblem of the Association,
or uniform, badge, token or emblem purporting or appearing to be
such, to enforce or exercise authority otherwise than in accordance
with and as authorised by the bye-laws or rules of the Association.

1950 Ed.
Ch. 41 No. 1.
22 of 1920.
Commencement.

Short title.

Interpretation.

Restriction on
use of uniform,
etc., of the
Boy Scouts
Association.

Boy Scout not to
pass himself off
as member of
Police Service.

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5. It shall not be lawful for any person to form, organise or
work in connection with, or be concerned in forming, organising,
or in work in connection with, any corps or body which, without
due authority granted under the said Royal Charter of the
Association, claims or purports to be Boy Scouts or otherwise to
be connected with the Association, or which hold themselves out
as, or pass themselves off as, Boy Scouts or as otherwise connected
with the Association.

6. Any person who contravenes this Act is liable on summary
conviction to a fine of four hundred dollars and to imprisonment
for one month.

No person
falsely to claim
connection with
Boy Scouts
Association.

Penalties.

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