NO. 112

BERMUDA MONETARY AUTHORITY

INSURANCE ACT 1978

CANCELLATION OF REGISTRATION

UNDER SECTION 41(1)(b)(v)

THE BERMUDA MONETARY AUTHORITY in exercise of the powers conferred upon it by virtue of Section 41(1)(b)(v) of the Insurance Act, 1978 (“the Act”), hereby cancels, at the request of the insurer(s) listed below, the Class 3 registration granted to the said insurer(s) under the Act:-

SAFECARE, LTD.

BY ORDER OF THE BERMUDA MONETARY AUTHORITY

Shelby Weldon

Director, Insurance

Bermuda Monetary Authority

Dated this 6th day of January 2012

NO. 113

Acquisition of Land

Notice is hereby given that KAREN THERESA BACARDI an American citizen is applying to the Minister responsible for Immigration for sanction to acquire 1/10th fraction or share of Unit # 3A, The Residence Club, Tucker’s Town situate in Hamilton Parish.

N.B. Any person who knows why a sanction to acquire property in Bermuda should not be granted to the applicants should send a written statement to the Minister responsible for Immigration, P.O. Box 1364, Hamilton HM FX, no later than the 29th February, 2012.

NO. 114

Acquisition of Land

Notice is hereby given that NEAL B. RYAN and SUSAN M. RYAN both American citizens are applying to the Minister responsible for Immigration for sanction to acquire a 1/10th fraction or share of Unit # 3B, The Residence Club, Tucker’s Town situate in Hamilton Parish.

N.B. Any person who knows why a sanction to acquire property in Bermuda should not be granted to the applicants should send a written statement to the Minister responsible for Immigration, P.O. Box 1364, Hamilton HM FX, no later than the 29th February, 2012.

NO. 115

Acquisition of Land

Notice is hereby given that JAMES FREDERICK ROBINSON LOUTIT an American citizen is applying to the Minister of responsible for Immigration for sanction to acquire by voluntary conveyance 1.114 of an acre of land together with a dwelling house thereon erected known as “But and Ben ” situate at #11 Shore Lane in St. George’s Parish in joint tenancy with his parents James Robinson Loutit and Judith Ford Loutit present owners of the property.

N.B. Any person who knows why a sanction to acquire property in Bermuda should not be granted to the applicant should send a written statement to the Minister responsible for Immigration, P.O. Box 1364, Hamilton HM FX, no later than the 29th February, 2012.

No. 116

THE PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION ACT 1978

(Section 30)

MUNICIPALITIES (ELECTION) ORDER 2011

MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON 

29th March

NOTICE OF ISSUE OF WRIT

In pursuance of the provisions of section 30 of the Parliamentary Election Act 1978, as modified by the Municipalities (Election) Order 2011 notice is hereby given that on 15th February 2012 the Secretary issued a writ of election for a municipal election to be held for the Corporation of Hamilton for the election of one person as Alderman, for the Corporation of Hamilton.    

Notice is further given that:

1. Nomination Day is 13th March, 2012

2. Polling Day is 29th March, 2012

3. The Election Room is City Hall, Hamilton

Kenneth R. Scott, JP 

Parliamentary Registrar

Date 15th February 2012

No. 117

MUNICIPALITIES ACT 1923

(section 9(3))

CORPORATION OF HAMILTON

NOTICE OF POLLING DAY FOR EXTRAORDINARY MUNICIPAL ELECTION 

Pursuant to section 9(3) of the Municipalities Act 1923, notice is hereby given that the Secretary of the Corporation of Hamilton, after consultation with the Parliamentary Registrar, appoints 29 March 2012 as the polling day in the election to fill the vacancy in the office of Alderman, formerly occupied by Glen Smith.  

Date: 15th February 2012

Edward Benevides

Secretary 

No. 118

PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION ACT 1978

MUNICIPALITIES (ELECTION) ORDER 2011 

For the information of prospective candidates at the extraordinary municipal election to be held on 29 March 2012 and the public generally:

1. Nomination day is Wednesday, 13 March 2012.

2. Sections 5 (qualification for election), 32 (nomination of candidates) and 33 (uncontested election) of the Parliamentary Election Act 1978, as modified by the Municipalities Election Order 2011, are reproduced below. 

Qualification for election

5 (1) A person may be elected as a member of a Corporation if—

(a) he is qualified for nomination as a candidate under section 18(1) of the Municipalities Act 1923 and is not disqualified under section 18(2) of that Act; and 

(b) his nomination as a candidate has been duly accepted by the Returning Officer for that municipal area pursuant to section 32.

(2) A person is disqualified from being a member of a Corporation if—

(a) he is disqualified from being elected as such a member under section 71 of this Act; or

(b) he is, at the same time, a member of the Legislature or a member of the other Corporation.

Nomination of candidates

32 (1) The Returning Officer shall attend at eleven o’clock in the forenoon on the nomination day appointed by the writ of election at the election room appointed for the municipal election and shall there until one o’clock in the afternoon, but no later, accept nominations of candidates in accordance with subsection (2).

(2) The Returning Officer shall accept the nomination of a person as a candidate if, and shall not accept such nomination unless —

(a) the nomination of that person is written on a separate paper (hereinafter referred to as a nomination paper) in the prescribed form or is, in the opinion of the Returning Officer, substantially in that form;

(b) the nomination paper is signed in duplicate by two municipal electors whose names are included in the parliamentary register for the municipal area concerned, one as proposer and one as seconder, neither of whom has proposed or seconded the nomination of another candidate at that municipal election;

(c) the intended candidate is described in the nomination paper by his full name;

(d) the nomination paper is delivered in duplicate to the Returning Officer either by the intended candidate or by his proposer or seconder at the place and between the hours specified in subsection (1);

(e) the intended candidate is not, at the same time—

(i) nominated as a candidate for any other vacancy in the Corporation;

(ii) in the case of an extraordinary municipal election, a member of the Corporation;

(iii) nominated as a candidate for the other Corporation, the House of Assembly or the Senate; or

(iv) a member of the other Corporation, the House of Assembly or the Senate;

(f) the intended candidate or someone on his behalf has deposited in the Consolidated Fund the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars and in proof thereof delivers or causes to be delivered to the Returning Officer an official receipt therefor signed by the Accountant General or an authorized officer of his Department, showing that such sum has been deposited for the purposes of that person’s candidature at that municipal election; and

(g) the nomination paper is signed by the intended candidate to denote his acceptance of candidature in that municipal area and no other. 

(5) It shall not be necessary for a nomination paper to be subscribed in the presence of the Returning Officer.

(6) At the time an intended candidate’s nomination paper is lodged with the Returning Officer or at some time before the polling day, the Returning Officer shall be informed in writing of the names of the persons (hereinafter referred to as “election agents” or “agents”) who will represent him, or where he is a party candidate, the party endorsing him, in the election room in accordance with paragraph (2) of rule 4 of the Rules contained in the Schedule.

(7) The Registrar shall make arrangements to supply nomination papers in the prescribed form free of charge to municipal electors at his office during the period commencing with the first day on which a notice of a municipal election is published pursuant to section 30 and ending with the nomination day and shall furnish the Returning Officers with stocks of such forms for use at the election rooms during the nomination period; but any failure to make such arrangements shall not affect the validity of any municipal election and the use of the prescribed forms shall not be obligatory, so however that each nomination paper actually used is substantially in the form prescribed.

Uncontested election

33 Where at the close of the period for the acceptance of nomination of candidates at a municipal election the number of persons duly nominated as candidates for mayor, alderman or common councillor does not exceed the number of vacancies to be filled at that election, then the Returning Officer shall forthwith declare such duly nominated person or persons to be elected and shall return their name or names, as the case may be, to the office of the Secretary with the writ of election duly completed and signed by him.

Parliamentary Registrar

No. 119

PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION ACT 1978

(Section 26A(1)(a))

MUNICIPALITIES (ELECTION) ORDER 2011

MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON 

29 March 2012

REGISTRATION FOR ELECTORS 

Pursuant to section 26A(1)(a) of the Parliamentary Election Act 1978, as modified by the Municipalities (Election) Order 2011, notice is hereby given that registration of electors for the purpose of voting in the extraordinary municipal election to be held on 29 March 2012 is available until 22nd February 2012 at 5:00 p.m. 

Registrations may be completed at the Parliamentary Registry Office at the Valerie T. Scott building, 60 Reid Street, Hamilton.

Date: 15th February 2012

Parliamentary Registrar