PORT ROYAL BROTHERHOOD ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Preliminary

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

 

Establishment and Constitution of Brotherhood

   3   Establishment of Brotherhood

   4   Constitution of Brotherhood

   5   Chairman

   6   Board of Directors

   7   Procedure and meetings of Board

   8   Publication of membership of Board

   9   Members of Brotherhood

   10   Procedure and meetings of Brotherhood

 

Functions of Brotherhood

   11   Functions and general powers of Board

   12   Appointment of officers and servants

   13   Regulations

   14   Protection of members of Board and Brotherhood

 

Vesting of land in Brotherhood

   15   Vesting of land

 

Assessment of Interests and payment of Compensation

   16   Assessment Committee

   17   Share capital of Brotherhood

   18   Basis of compensation

   19   Awards

   20   Payment of compensation

   21   Date when compensation is to be due

   22   mode of satisfaction of compensation

   23   Appeal

 

Allocation of Lands in the Relevant Area

   24   Power of Board to allocate lands in relevant area

   25   Allocation to Commissioner of Lands and Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation

 

Exemptions

   26   Exemption from building laws

   27   Exemption from income tax and stamp duties.,

 

Rules

   28   Rules

      SCHEDULE

 

THE PORT ROYAL BROTHER HOOD ACT

[Date of Commencement: 29th October, 1952]

Cap 300.

Act 42 of 1969.

Preliminary

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Port Royal Brotherhood Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act-

   "the Board" means the Board of Directors of the Brotherhood, to be established in accordance with this Act;

   "the Brotherhood" means the Port Royal Brotherhood to be established in accordance with this Act;

   "the Chairman" means the Chairman of the Brotherhood and includes any person appointed in accordance with subsection (2) of section 5 to act as Chairman;

   "the Committee," means the Assessment Committee to be constituted under subsection (1) of section 16;

   "the relevant area" has the meaning assigned to it by subs section (1) of section 15;

   "the Secretary" means the Secretary of the :Brotherhood.

Establishment and Constitution of Brotherhood

3   Establishment of Brotherhood

   (1) There shall be established for the purposes of this Act a body to be called the Port Royal Brotherhood which shall be a body corporate having perpetual succession and a common seal with power to purchase, lease or otherwise acquire and hold and dispose of land and other property of whatever kind.

   (2) The seal of the Brotherhood shall be authenticated by the signatures of the Chairman, or one member of the Board authorised to act in that behalf, and the Secretary, and such seal shall be officially and judicially noticed.

   (3) All documents, other than those required by law to be under seal, made by, and all decisions of the Brotherhood or of the Board, may be signified under the hand of the Chairman or the Secretary.

   (4) The Brotherhood may sue and be sued in their corporate name and may for all purposes be described by such name.

4   Constitution of Brotherhood

   The Brotherhood shall consist of all persons who possess the qualifications prescribed by section 9 for membership of the Brotherhood.

5   Chairman

   (1) The Minister shall by instrument in writing appoint the Chairman of the Brotherhood who shall hold office during the pleasure of the Minister.

   (2) The Minister may appoint any person to act as Chairman temporarily in case of the absence or inability to act of the Chairman.

6   Board of Directors

   The Board of Directors of the Brotherhood shall consist-

   (a)   the Chairman appointed under the provisions of section 5 who shall be Chairman of the Board;

   (b)   one person nominated by the Council of the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation who shall hold office during the pleasure of the said Council;

   (c)   the Government Town Planner;

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