BOY SCOUTS AND GIRL GUIDES ASSOCIATIONS ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Unlawful for unauthorised person publicly to wear, etc any badge, etc

   4   Boy Scout not to exercise or enforce authority otherwise than in accordance with by-laws and rules

   5   Illegal for any person to form, organise or work with corps or body without the due authority

   6   Punishment for contravening provisions of the Act

   7   Application to Girl Guides Association

 

THE BOY SCOUTS AND GIRL GUIDES ASSOCIATIONS ACT

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[Date of Commencement: 26th July, 1920]

Cap 45.

Act 27 of 1968.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides Associations Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act-

[27/1968 s 2.]

   "The Association" means the Boy Scouts Association of Jamaica, incorporated on the 13th day of July, 1967, under the Companies Act;

   "Boy Scout" means a Boy Scout recognised as such under the Articles of Association, and by-laws and rules of the Association, and includes all officers of the Association.

3   Unlawful for unauthorised person publicly to wear, etc any badge, etc

   It shall not be lawful for any person, not being under the by-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 by-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 by-laws or rules entitled so to wear, carry, or bear such uniform, badge, token or emblem.

4   Boy Scout not to exercise or enforce authority otherwise than in accordance with by-laws and rules

   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 Articles of Association and the by-laws or rules of the Association.

[27/1968 s 3.]

5   Illegal for any person to form, organise or work with corps or body without the due authority

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