KINGSTON SAILORS' HOME ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Establishment and objects of the Home

   4   Governing body of the Home, a body corporate

 

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   5   Constitution of the Board of Directors

   6   Annual meeting of subscribers, and annual report

   7   Power of the Board to acquire and deal with property

   8   Annual grants in aid

   9   Superintendent and other officers of the Home

   10   Power to make rules

   11   Power to deal with destitute inmates of Home

   12   Deserters from the Home, and power to arrest and punish them

 

THE KINGSTON SAILORS' HOME ACT

[Date of Commencement: 1st October, 1879]

Cap 201.

Act 42 of 1969.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Kingston Sailors' Home Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act-

   "Home" means the Kingston Sailors' Home in this Act mentioned;

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   "sailor" means any man who has served in any capacity at sea, and includes any person who is admitted to the Home as a sailor;

   "subscriber" means any person who has contributed a donation of not less than forty dollars to the Home, or who has duly paid an annual subscription of not less than two dollars to the Home, at the time and the manner prescribed by rules to be made by the Board;

   "subscriptions" includes donations, gifts and collections, by corporations or private individuals.

3   Establishment and objects of the Home,

   There shall be established an institution, to be called the Kingston Sailors' Home, for the purpose of providing temporary board and lodging, upon reasonable terms and under proper supervision, for sailors out of employment.

4   Governing body of the Home a body corporate

   The Home shall be under the control and management of a governing body, hereinafter referred to as "the Board."

   The Board shall be a body corporate by the name of "the Board of Directors of the Kingston Sailors' Home," and by that name shall have a common seal, and may sue and be sued, and may acquire, hold and dispose of lands and other property for the purposes of the Home.

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