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    Legal Supplement: pt. 2 Statutory Instruments (No. 15 of 1958): The Civil Establishment (General) Order, 1958
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    Legal Supplement: pt. 2 Statutory Instruments (No. 16 of 1958): The Civil Establishment (No. 2) Order, 1958
        A-250
        A-251
        A-252
        A-253
    Legal Supplement: pt. 2 Statutory Instruments (No. 17 of 1958): Proclamation bringing the Defence Act, 1958 into force
        A-254
    Legal Supplement: pt. 2 Statutory Instruments (No. 18 of 1958): The Defence (Enlistment and Service) Regulations, 1958
        A-255
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        A-259
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    Legal Supplement: pt. 2 Statutory Instruments (No. 19 of 1958): The Defence (Officers) Regulations, 1958
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The West Indies


VOL. 1 FRIDAY, 19TH DECEMBER, 1958 No. 61


TABLE OF CONTENTS
GAZETTE NOTICES
No. SUBJECT MATTER PAGE No. SUBJECT MATTER PAGE
189 Vacation Leave ... ... ... ... 127 191 Assent to Bills ... ... .. ... 127

190 Acting Appointment... ... ... ... 127



LEGAL SUPPLEMENT
PART II-STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS
No. PAGE No. PAGE
15 of 1958 The Civil Establishment (General) 18 of 1958 The Defence (Enlistment and
Order, 1958 ... ... ... 239 Service) Regulations, 1958 ... 255
16 of 1958 The Civil Establishment (No. 2) 19 of 1958 The Defence (Officers) Regulations,
Order, 1958 .. ... ... 250 1958 ... ... ... 269
17 of 1958 Proclamation bringing the Defence
Act, 1958 into force ... ... 254


189
VACATION LEAVE

MR. C. WYLIE, Federal Attorney General, has been granted 180 days vacation leave with effect from the 18th
December, 1958.


ACTING APPOINTMENT


CONSEQUENT on the grant of vacation leave to Mr. C. Wylie, Federal Attorney General, Mr. D. A. S. DE FREITAS,
Solicitor General, has been appointed to act as Federal Attorney General with effect from the 18th December,
1958.


ASSENT TO BILLS


IT is hereby notified that on 15th December, 1958, His Excellency the Governor-General assented to the Bill
passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives for the following Act :-
The Defence Act, 1958.


x
8~7,7.7


GOVERNMENT PRTING OFFICE, TRINIDAD, T.W.I.-1958

























THE WEST INDIES GAZETTE


Vol. 1 FRIDAY 19th DECEMBER, 1958 No. 61


LEGAL SUPPLEMENT


PART II--STATUTORY INSTRUMENT


TABLE OF CONTENTS

No: Page

15 of 1958 The Civil Establishment (General)
Order, 1958 239

16.of 1958 The Civil Establishment (No. 2)
Order, 1958 250

17 of 1958 Proclamation bringing the-Defenee
Act, 1958 into force 254

18 'i: 1i:5,- The Defende (Enlistment and Service)
Regulations, 1958 -255

x'19 of 1958 The Defence Offieers. Regulations, 1958, 269


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..The Civil Estf,'lisl, uein!l (Ge'jiral) Order,.1958


THE WEST INDIES

.STATUTORY INSTRUMENT No. 15 of 1958. .

THE CIVIL ESTABLISHMENT (GENERAL) ORDER, 1968.

Made by His Excellency the Governor-General under section ;4 of
the Civil Establishment Act, 1958.

,ARRANGEMENT QF ARTICLES

1. Short title.

2. Establishment of offices

3. Efficiency bar.

4. Symbols.

5. Commencement.


His Excellency the Governor-General in exercise of the powers
conferred on him by section 4 of the Civil Establishment Act, 195& and
of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the
following order:-

Short title. 1. This Order may be cited as the Civil Establishment (General)
Order, 1958.

Estab. 2. (1) The offices specified in the first column of the Schedule to
lishment this Order (hereinafter referred to as established offices) are hereby
of office. established and constituted as offices in the public service of the
Federation with effect from the dates shown opposite thereto in the
fourth column thereof.

(2) There shall be attached to each established office the emolu-
ments set out in relation thereto in the second column of the Schedule.

(3) There may be appointed to the established offices such officers
as may from time to time be necessary, provided that:

(a) the number of officers so appointed shall not, at any
time, exceed the number specified in the third column of
the Schedule;

(b) the officers so appointed shall possess. uch: qualifications
as may be prescribed from time to time.









The Civil Establishnenit (General) Ordei, 1958


3. Where a salary scale set out in he he e Sebduil to this.OrderEffieieney
contains an efficiency bar, no officer shall, after reaching the point in bar.
the salary scale at which the efficiency bar becomes applicable, receive
any further increment in that scale until he has fulfilled the requirements
laid down for passing the bar, or has passed such efficiency test as may
be prescribed by the Governor-General from time to time.

4. In this Order, the following letters and symbols shall hav Symbols.
the following meanings t-

"(E.B.)" means "efficiency bar"
"x" -means "rising by annual increments of"

"-" means "to"

5. This Order shall be deemed to have had effect as from theCommence-
3rd day of January, 1958. ment.

Made by the Governor-General this fifteenth day of November, 1958.

By Command,

M. 8. STAVELEY
Secretary to the Governor-General.

Approved by the House of Representatives this 25th day of
November, 1958.

G. E. L. LAFOREST,
Clerk, House of Representatives.


Approved by the Seloate this 2nd day of December, 1958.

D. F. MAYERS.
Acting Clerk of the Senate.








241 The Civil Establishment (General) Order, 1958


SCHEDULE


Office Annual
Emoluments

Governor-General

Secretary to .the $8,880 (from
Governor-General and 3.1.58 to 11.8.58)
Clerk to the Council $10,800 (from
of State .. .12.8.58)

Administrative
Assistant .. 4080 x 240-5520
Secretary Stenographer $2640 x 120-3600

Stenographer .. .. 1680 x 120-2640

Clerical Officer Grade I $2640 x 120-3600
Clerical Officer, Grade II $1680 x 120-2640


Messenger, Grade I

Messenger Grade II

Chauffeur

Federal Supreme Court

Registrar
Administrative


$960 x 60-
1200 x 120-1440

$720 x 60-960

, $960 x 60-
1200 x 120-1440


..$8,880


Assistant .. $4080 x 240-5520

Librarian .. $3600 x 120-
4080 x 240-4800

Clerical Officer Grade I$2640 x 120-3600

Secretary Stenographer $2640 x 120-3600
Clerical Officer, Grade II $1680 x 120-2640

Stenographer .. .. $1680 x 120-2640


Numibw of Date of
Office Establishment


3.1.58

1.5.58

3.1.58;
1.5.58
3.1.58
1.4.58
3.1.58
3.1.58
1.4.58
1.5.58


3,1.58

1.4.58


2 1.4.58


1 3.1.58


1.6.58

1.4.58

1.4.58
3.1.58

1.4.58
1.4.58
1.6.58


,..$960x 60-
J1200 x 120-1440


1 1.4.58


Usher










The Civil Establishment (;General) Order, 1958 242


SCHEDULE

Office Annual Number of Date of
O e Emoluments Offices Establishment


Legislature

Clerk to House of
Representatives
Deputy Clerk to the
Legislature

Clerk to the Senate

Librarian

Sergeant-at-Arms

Clerical Officer, Grade

Stenographer


Federal Secretariat

Federal Secretary

Defence Offieer

Federal Personnel
Officer

Senior Assistant
Secretary

Assistant Secretary



Senior Executive
Officer

Administrative
Assistant


..$6480 x 240-7440


.. $4080 x 240-5520

.. $6480 x 240-7440

.. $2640 x 120-3600

..!$1800 x 120-2400

II$1680 x 120-2640

.. $1680x 120-2640


1 3.1.58


1.4.58

1.4.58

1.4.58
15.4.58

1.4.58

3.1.58
1.4.58


S$15,600

. $10,080


..i$8,880


i$8,880

$6480 x 240-7440



$5280 x 240-6000


.. $4080 x 240-5520


Executive Officer .. 3840 x 120-
4080 x 240-5280

Administrative Cadet .. $3600 x 120-4080

Clerical Officer Grade I$2640 x 120-3600
1


3.1.58

3.1.58

1.5.58


3.1.58

3.1.58
3.1.58-
30.4.58 only

1.2.58


3.1.58
1.5.58

1.2.58
1.8.58

1.7.58

3.1.58
1.5.58
1.8.58









243 The Civil Establishkment (General) Order, 1958-


SCHEDULE

SOffice Annual Number of Date of
SEmoluments Offices Establishment


Secretary Stenographer 1$2640 x 120-3600 1 3.1.58
Clerical Officer, Grade II1$1680 x 120-2640 2 3.1.58
3 1.6.58


Stenographer .. .. $1680 x 120-2640

Law Offiers
Attorney General .. $14,640
Solicitor General .. $10,800
Legal Draftsman .. $9,600
Assistant Legal
Draftsman .. ..$8,880
Administrative
Assistant .. .. $4080 x 240-5520

Clerical Officer Grade I$2640 x 120-3600

Secretary Stenographer $2640 x 120-3600
Clerical Officer, Grade IIf$1680 x 120-2640

Stenographer .$1680 x 120-2640
Prime Minister's
Department
Permanent Secretary 4i0,800
Senior Assistant
Secretary .. ..$8,880

Assistant Secretary .$6480 x 240-7440

Administrative
Assistant .. .$4080 x 240-5520


Executive Officer .,1$3840 x 120-
14080 x 240-5280

Personal Secretary to $2640 x 120-3600
the Prime Minister .,


6 3.1.58.


1 3.1.58

1 1.7.58.
1 3.1.58


1

1
1

1

1
1,



1

1

1


1


1.4.58

3.1.58

3.1.58

3.1.58
1.4.58

3.1.58



1.4.58

3.1.58

1.5.58


1 4.


1 3.1.58
1 i 3.1.58-
I 31.5.58 only

1 1,6.58


1 3.1:58









The/ Civil -Establishment (General) Order; 1958 244


SCHEDULE
-p- --- -- -
Annual
Emoluments


I Number of Date of
Offices Establishment


Prime Minister's
Department-(Contd.)
Senior Economist .$10.800

Economist .. .. $8,880

Federal Statistician .. $9,600

Vital Statistics Officer $9,600

Research Assistant .. $4080 x 240-5520

Federal Information
Officer .. ... .r9,600

Broadcasting Assistant j$4080 x 240-5520

Press Officer .. .$4080 x 240-5520

Liaison Officer $3600 x 120-
t080 x 240-4800

Reference Librarian ..3600 x 120-
4080 x 240-4800

Secretary Stenographer $2640 x 120-3600


Clerical Officer Grade I1$2640 x 120--3600


Clerical Officer, Grade II$1680 x 120-2640


Stenographer


Chauffeur


..1$1680 x120-2640


..$960 x.60--
1,200 x 120-1440


1 3.1.58

1 3.1.58

1 3.1.58

1 1.2:58

4 3.1.58


1 3.1.58

1 3.1.58

1 3.1.58

1 3.1.58


1 3.1.58


1
1

1
1
2
2

4
1

1 .,


1.4.58
1.7.58

3:1.58
.,4.58
3.1.58
1.4.58

3.1.58
1.6.58

15.4.58


Ministry of Finance
Federal Financial
Secretary .
Senior Assistant
Secretary
Accountant General
Assistant Accountant
Genera .


1 3.1.58


..$13,200

..$8,880
..$8,880


3.1.58
3.1.58


.,$6480 x 240-7440


.Office


.


1 3.1.58









245 The Civil Establishment (iGeneral) Order, 1958


Office


SCHEDULE

Annual
Emoluments


Number of Date of
Offices Establishment
-1I


Establishment Officer .. $6480 x 240-7440

Assistant Secretary . $6480 x 240-7440


Administrative
Assistant .. ..$4080 x 240--5520


12.5.58

3.1.58
1.4.58


3.1.58
1.4.58
1.6.58


Administrative
Assistant (Accountant)

Executive Officer


Clerical Officer Grade I


$4080 x 240-5520

$3840 x 120-
4080 x 240 --5280

$2640 x 120-3600


Clerical Officer, Grade II $1680 x 120-2640



Secretary Stenographer $2640 x 120-3600

Stenographer .. .. $1680 x 120-2640


Ministry of Trade and
Industries

Director of Standards

Permanent Secretary .

Senior Assistant
Secretary

Assistant Secretary


Administrative
Assistant

Executive Officer.


$12,000

$10,800


.8.880

$6480 x 240-7440



$4080 x 240-5520

$3840 x 120-
4080 x 240-5280


2 1 3.1.58


1.6.58

3.1.58
1.4.58
1.6.58
3.1.58
1.4.58
1.5.58

1.5.58

3.1.58
1.4.58



1.4.58

3.1.58


1.5.58

3.1.58
1.6.58

3.1.58
1.4.58


1.6.58


1

1
1
1
1


1


i








The Civil Establi.d'hnt (Gecneral Order. 1958 246


SCHEDULE

Offe Annual Number of Date of
Emoluments Offices Establishment


Secretary Stenographer $2640 x 120-3600


Clerical Officer Grade I$2640 x 120-3600

Clerical Officer, Grade II$1680 x 120-2640


Stenographer ..


Ministry of Communi-
cations and Works
Federal Architect

Permanent Secretary

Senior Assistant
Secretary

Assistant Secretary

Administrative


..$1680 x 120-2640


1
1

1

1
S1
1

2
1


$12,000

.. $10,800


.. $8,880

.. $6480 x 240-74-40


Assistant ...i$4080 x 240- 520

Clerical Officer Grade 1$2640 x 120-3600

Secretary Stenographer $2640 x 120-3600

Clerical Officer, Grade II$1680 x 120-2640

Stenographer .. .$1680 x 120-2640

Ministry of Natural
Resources and
Agriculture

Agricultural Adviser $12,000

Marketing Adviser .$12,000

Fisheries Adviser ..$12,000

Forestry Adviser ..$1,2,000

Agricultural Economist $7200 x 240-8880


1
4 2
1

1
S2

2





S1
1

1

1

1


1.5.58
1.10.58

1.6.58

3.1.58
1.6.58
1.4.58

3.1.58
1.6.58


3.1.58

1.7.58


1.5.58

1.5.58


3.1.58
16.9.58

1.6.58

1.5.5:

16.5.58

16.5.58




3.1.58

3.1,58

1.4.58

1.4.58

3.1.58







247 The Civil Establishment (Generali Order, 195W


SCHEDULE

Ofi Annual Number of Date of
Emoluments Offices Establishment




Senior Assistant
Secretary .. .!8,880 1 1.2.58
Assistant Secretary ..$6480 x 240-7440 1 1.6.58


Administrative
Assistant


..l I 11, x 240-5520


Speretary Stenographer $2640 x 120-3600

Sl enographer .. $1680 x 120-2640

Clerical Officer, Grade 1$1680 x 120-2640

Ministry of Labour and
Social Affairs


Medical Adviser

Education Adviser

Building
Development Adviser
Technical
Education Expert
Housing Expert
Senior Assistant
Secretary
Assistant Secretary
Administrative
Assistant


$1:2,000

S..$12,000

j.$12,000

.., 10,80()

..1$10,800


..$8,880
..$6480 x 240-7440

.,$4080 x 240- .520


Clerical Officer Grade 1$2640 x 12--3600
Secretary Stenographer $2640 x 120-3600
Clerical Officer, Grade II$1680 x 120-2640

Stenographer ... ..$1680 x 120-2640


1.2.58
1.6.58
1.5.58
1.2.58

1.2.58


1



1.

1
1

1

1

1
S 1
1

1
i" 1

1

2
i 1 2
1


21.4.58

3.1.58


1.2.58

3.1.58
3.1.58

1.2.58
1.6.58

3.1.58
2.2.58
1.6.58
1.6.58
1.5.58

1.2.58
1.2.58
1.6.58









The Civil Establishment (Gcneral) Order, 1958 248


SCHEDULE

Annual
Emoluments


Offices Date of
Number of Establishment


Miscellaneous Services

Telephonist-
Receptionist

Messenger Grade I


Messenger Grade II


..$960 x 60--
1200 x 120-1440

$960 x 60-
1:200 x 120-1440

..$720 x 60-960


2 3.1.58


3.1.58
1.4.58

3.1.58
1.4.58
1.6.58
1.11.68


Overseas Commissions
Commission in the U.K.

Commissioner .. ..(B.W.I.)$
$14,400

Principal Secretary .$10,800

Commercial Secretary $8,880

Secretary for
Migrant Services ..'$8,880

Secretary for
Student Affairs ..$8,880

Assistant Secretary
(Publicity) .. ..$6480 x 24(

Assistant Secretary
(Accounts) .. ..$6480 x 24(

Administrative
Assistant .. .. $4080 x 24(


3.1.58

3.1.58

3.1.58


1 ; 3.1.58


1 3.1.58


)-7440


)-7440


)-5520


Commission in Canada
,(B.W.I.) $
Commissioner .. $12,000

Commercial Secretary $8,880

Secretary for
Student Affairs .$6480 x 240-7440


1


1


3.1.58


3.1.58


10 3.1.58


3.1.58

3.1.58


1 3.1.58


Office


^---









49 The Civil Establishment (General) Order, 1958


SCHEDULE

SOffce Annual
SEmoluments


Secretary for Public
Relations and Tourism $6480 x 240-7440


Administrative
Assistant


enezuela

Assistant Seer
(Vice Consul)


..$4080 x 240-5520




etary
.. G6480 x 240-7440


Number of
Offices


Date of
Establishment


1 3.1.58


1 3.1.58





1 1.7.58


V


"









The Civil Establishment (No. 2) Order, 1958 M5



THE WEST INDIES


STATUTORY INSTRUMENT No. 16 of 1958.


THE CIVIL ESTABLISHMENT (No. 2) ORDER, 1968.


Made by His Excellency the Governor-General under section 4 of
the Civil Establishment Act, 1958.


ARRANGEMENT OF ARTICLES

1. Short title.

2. Amendment of Schedule of the Civil Establishment (General)
Order, 1958.

3. Commencement.



Ilis Excellency the Governor-General in exercise of the powers
conferred on him by section 4 of the Civil Establishment Act, 1958, and
of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the
following Order:-

1. This Order may be cited as the Civil Establishment (No. 2) short title.
Order, 1958.

2. (1) The Civil Establishment (General) Order, 1958, is hereby Amendment
amended by the insertion in the Schedule thereto at the end thereof of of Schedule
of C.E.
the heading, offices, emoluments, numbers and dates set out in the (General)
Schedule to this Order. Order, 1958.

3. This Order shall be deemed to have come into operation on Commence-
the 1st day of May, 1958. ment.

Made by the Governor-General this 20th day of November, 1958.


By Command,

M. S. STAVELEY
Secretary to the Governor-General.








251 The Civil Establishment (No. 2) Order, 1958

Approved by the House of Representatives this 8th day of
December, 1958.

'. E. L. LAFOREST,
Clerk, House of RepresentaHives.


Approved by the Senate this 10th day of December, 1958.

D. F. MAYERS,
Acting Clerk of the Senate.










The Civ'il Establishment (.'o. 2) Order. 1958 252


SCHEI)ULE


Office



METEOROLOGICAL
SERVICES

Director of Meteorologi
cal Services



)epiity Director of
Meteorological Servic




Assistant. Director
Meteorological
Services

Senior Meteorologist

Meteorologist

Senior Assistant
Meteorologist

Assistant Meteorologist

Senior Meteorological
Assistant ..

Meteorological Assistani
Grade I

Jamaica

Trinidad

Barbados

Grenada

Bahamas


Annual Number of Date of
Emoluments Offices HEstablishment









$11,520 from 1.1.59 1 1.5.58


$9,840 from 1.5.58
to 31.12.58
$10,080 from 1.1.59 1 1.5.58




$9,600 3 1.5.58
"r


..$7680 x 240--8880

$5040 x 240-7440


.$6720 x 240--7680

S.$4080 x 240-64I0


$4080 x 24(0-5520

t


.. $3480 x 120-4080

.$3480 x 120--40N0

.. $2640 x 120-:3360

..$2160 x 120-3360

.. $3936 x 216-48(00
x 384-5184


1.1.59

1.5.58


1.1.59

1.5.58


1.1.59









1.5.58

1.5.58 to

31.12.58 only









253 The Civil Establishment (No. 2) Order, 1958


SCHEDULE

Office Annual Number of Date of
Emoluments Offices Establishment

Meteorological' Assistant
Orade II

Jamaica .. $1920 x 120-3360

Trinidad .. .$1920 x 120-33(60

Br. Honduras $2174.40 x 100.80
-2880 26 1.5.58
Barbados .. $960 x 60-1200
x 120-2520
(renada .. $960 x 60-1200
x 120-2520
Ba hamas .. ..!$2208/2496 x 144 4 1.1.59


--2640 x 240-2880
x 192-3648 x 288-
3936 x 216--4800
Ix 384-5184.
Clerical Officer Grade I $2640 x 120-3600

Clerical Offlier Grade 1 $1680 x 120-2640


Stenographer .. .. $1680 x 120-2640


Secretary Stenographer .$2640 x 120-3600

Messemnger .. .. $960 x 60-1200
x 120-1440


1
2
1

1

1

2
1


1.5.58

1.5.58
1.1.59

1.5.58 to
31.12.58 only

1.1.59

1.5.58
1.1.59








Proclamation, by the Governor-General 21


THE WEST INDIES


PROCLAMATION


STATUTORY INSTRUMENT No. 17 of 1958.


By His Excellency The. Right Honourable
The Lord Hailes, Member of Her Majesty's
[L.S.] Most Honourable Privy Council, Knight
Grand Cross of the Most Excellent Order
of the British Empire, Governor-General and
Commander-in-Chief of THE WEST INDIES
etc., etc., etc.
HAILES

Governor-General.


WHEREAS by section 1 of the Defence Act, 1958 it is provided that
the Act shall come into operation on such day as I shall by proclamation
appoint:

AND WHEREAS it is expedient that the Act shall come into opera-
tion on the sixteenth day of December, one thousand nine hundred and
fifty-eight:

NOW THEREFORE by virtue of the power and authority in me
vested 1 do hereby appoint the sixteenth day of December, one thousand
nine hundred and fifty-eight as the day on which the Defence Act, 1958
shall come into operation.

Given under my hand and the public seal
of the Federation this sixteenth day of
December, one thousand nine hundred
and fifty-eight in the Seventh Year of
Her Majesty's reign.


GOD SAVE THE QUEEN

By His Excellency's Command.

M. S. STA1VELEY,


Secretary to the Governor-General.








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THE WEST INDIES


STATUTORY INSTRUMENT No. 18 of 1958.


THE DEFENCE (ENLISTMENT AND SERVICE)
REGULATIONS, 1958.

Made by the Governor-General under section 221 of the Defence
Act, 1958.


ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS


Regulation
1. Citation and commencement.
2. Interpretation.
3. Recruiting officers.
4. Prescribed forms.
5. Method of attestation.
6. Competent military authorities.
7. Transfer between units.
8. Terms of enlistment.
i). Re-engagement.
10. Continuance in the service.
11. Discharge certificates.
12. Officers authorised under section 19 of the Act to reduce warrant
officers and non-commissioned officers.



His Excellency the Governor-General in exercise of the
powers conferred upon him by section 221 of the Defence Act, 1958 and
of all other powers him thereunto enabling hereby makes the following
Regulations:-

Citation and 1. These Regulations may be cited as the Defence (Enlistment
commence- and Service) Regulations, 1958 and shall come into force on the first
ment day of January, 1959.

Interpre- 2. In these Regulations unless the context otherwise requires:-
tation.
"the Act" means the Defence Act. 1958;








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"commanding officer" means in relation to a soldier, the
officer for the time being commanding the unit with which the
soldier is serving;

''enlisted" means enlisted to serve in the regiment and the
expression "enlistment" shall be construed accordingly.
Recruiting
3. Officers of the rank of captain and above who are- Officers.

(a) officers of the regiment, or

(b) officers of Her Majesty's regular forces raised in the
United Kingdom. or

(e) officers seconded for service with the regiment,

may act as reerniting officers.

4. The forms set out in the First Schedule to these Regulations rscribed
-or forms substantially to the like effect, shall be the forms to be used
for the purpose of the Act and these Regulations in cases to which those
forms are applicable.
JMethod of
5. (1) The recruiting officer, after a person offering to enlist has attestation.
been given a notice paper, shall satisfy himself that the person under-
stands the contents of the notice paper and the conditions of engagement
-upon which he is about to enter and he shall warn the person to be
enlisted that if he knowingly makes any false answers to the questions
in the attestation paper which are to be put to him, he will be liable
to be punished as provided by the Act.

(2) The recruiting officer shall satisfy himself that the person
-offering to enlist is, or as the case may be, is not, over the apparent
age of eighteen years.

(3) The recruiting officer shall read or cause to be read to the
person in a language which he understands, the questions set out in
the attestation paper and shall ensure that the answers are duly
recorded thereon.

(4) The recruiting officer shall then ask the person to make and
sign the declaration set out in the attestation paper as to the truth of
the answers and shall administer to him the oath of allegiance set out
in the attestation paper:

Provided that if the person objects to be sworn and states
as a ground for his objection either that he has no religious belief or
that the taking of an oath is contrary to his religious belief or if it is
not reasonable to administer an oath to such a person in the manner
appropriate to his religious belief, the person shall be required to make
a solemn affirmation instead of taking the oath.








257 The Defence (Enlistment and Service) Regulations, 1958


(5) Upon signing the declaration in the attestation paper and
upon taking the oath, or as the case may be, making the solemn
affirmation, the person shall become a soldier and subject to military
law under the Act.

(6) The recruiting officer shall by signature confirm on the
attestation paper that the requirements of the Act and these Regula-
tions have been duly complied with and shall deliver the attestation
paper duly dated to the officer in charge of the records of the regiment
who shall on receiving the attestation paper sign it in the appropriate
place and thereby signify that the person is finally approved for service.

(7) The soldier on being finally approved for service shall be-
entitled to receive a certified true copy of the attestation paper.

Competent 6. (1) In relation to the provisions of the Act specified in the first
Military column of the first Part of the Second Schedule to these Regulations.
authorities. and for the purposes specified opposite thereto in the second column
thereof, the officer specified in the third column thereof shall be the
competent military authority.

(2) The officers set out in the second column of the second Part
of the said Second Schedule shall in pursuance of subsection (3) of section
16 and section 21 of the Act, be competent military authorities for thle
purpose of authorising the discharge of a soldier for the reasons set
out in the first colunal thereof.

Transfer 7. A soldier on enlistment shall be appointed to a unit and
between may be transferred from one unit to another by order of the Commander
units, if it is in the interest of the regiment so to do.

Terms of 8. (1) The terms of service for which in accordance with sub-section
enlistment. (2) of section 13 of the Act, a person who has apparently attained the
age of eighteen years may be enlisted shall be:-

(i) a term of six months, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 years of
colour service; or

(ii) a term of 6 years being as to 3 years a term of
colour service and as to the remainder, a term of
service in the reserve.

(2) The terms of service for which in accordance with sub-
section (3) of section 13 of the Act, a person who has not apparently
attained the age of eighteen years may be enlisted shall be one of the
following, being a term beginning on the date of his attestation and
ending with the expiration of a period of-

(i) 6 years beginning with the day on which he attained
the age of eighteen years, being a term of colour
service: or










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(ii) 9 years beginning with the date on which he attained
the age of eighteen years being as to 6 years, a
term of colour service and as to the remainder, a
term of service in the reserve.

9. The period or periods of colour service for which a soldier Re-en-
may re-engage in accordance with the provisions of subsection (1) of gagement.
section 14 of the Act shall be not more than 1, 2, 3 or 6 years at a time
up to a maximum of 12 years and thereafter for periods of 1, 2 or 3
years at a time until he has completed 22 years colour service:

Provided that where a soldier has immediately prior to
enlisting in accordance with these Regulations served as a soldier in
Her Majesty's military forces, the continuous period of such paid colour
service shall, for the purposes of section 14 of the Act and this regula-
tion, be treated as colour service under the Act.

10. For the purpose of computing the period of 22 years colour Continu-
service for the purpose of subsection (2) of section 14 of the Act, a ance in the
soldier who immediately before he enlisted into the regiment was serving service.
as a soldier of Her Majesty's military forces shall be entitled to count
any continuous period of such paid colour service as colour service.

1i. 'The particular to be contained in a certificate of discharge Discharge
shall be:- certifi-
cates.
(a) number;

(b) name, including christian or forenames;

(c) date and place of enlistment;

(d) physical description of soldier on leaving colour service;

(e) rank of soldier on leaving colour service;

(f) assessment of conduct and character on leaving colour
service with the signature of the officer making the
assessment;

(g) date of transfer to the reserve;

(h) rank on transfer to the reserve;

(i) date of discharge;

(j) rank on discharge;

(k) reason for discharge;
(1) total service on discharge, both colour service (including
where appropriate prior service in accordance with
regulations 9 and 10), and service in the reserve; and










259 The Defence (Enlistment and Service) Regulations, 1958



(m) signature of issuing officer:

Provided that the particulars specified in paragraphs (g) and
(h) shall be omitted in the case of a soldier who has not served in the
reserve.

Officers 12. The Commander and any officer (not below the rank of
authorised brigadier) under whom a wamra!at officer or non-commissioned officer
under sec-
tion 19 of is serving, is authorised to reduce a warrant officer or non-commissioned
the Act to officer in accordance with the provisions of section 19 of the Act.
reduce war-
rant officers
and non-
commis- lade this eighteenth day of December, 1958.
sioned
officers.

By Command,


M. S. STAVELEY,


Secretary to the Governor-General.









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FIRST SCHEDULE

Form I

THE WEST INDIA REGIMENT

NOTICE PAPER

NOTICE TO BE GIVEN UNDER SECTION 12 OF THE DEFENCE
ACT, 1958 TO A PERSON OFFERING TO ENLIST IN THE WEST
INDIA REGIMENT

This paper sets out the questions you will be required to
answer before the officer who will attest you for the West India
Regiment, and the general conditions of the various engagements.

Under the provisions of sections 25 and 62 of the Defence
Act 1958, if any person knowingly makes a false answer to any question
contained in the attestation paper he is liable to punishment.

QUESTIONS TO BE PUT TO THE RECRUIT BEFORE ENLISTMENT

Q. 1. What is your full name?
Q. 2. What is your address?
Q. 3. State, day, month and year of youth birth.
Q. 4. Where were you born?
Q. 5. What is your nationality now.
Q. 6. What was the nationality at birth of:-(a) yourself? (b) your
father? (c) your mother? (d) your wife/husband?
Q. 7. Are you single, married, widowed, divorced?
Q. 8. How many children are dependent on you?
Q. 9. What is your trade or calling?
Q. 10. Do you belong to, or have you ever served in, Her Majesty's
naval, military or air forces or in any Commonwealth force, or
in any police force? If so, state which, and the periods of
service and the reasons for dates of discharge.
Q. 11. Have you ever been cashiered, dismissed, discharged with
disgrace, with ignominy or for misconduct from HerI Majesty's
naval, military or air forces or from any Commonwealth force
or from any police force?
Q. 12. Have you truly stated the whole, if a'ny, of your previous
service?
Q. 13. Have you at any time been found guilty by any civil court of
any offence? If so, give particulars.
Q. 14. Have you ever been rejected for service in Her Majesty's naval,
military or air force or in any Commonwealth force or in any
police force? If so, on what grounds?









261 The Defence (Enlistment and Service) Regulations, 1958


Q. 15. Are you willing to be vaccinated or re-vaccinated?
Q. 16. Have you received a notice paper setting out the questions to
be answered on attestation, and the general conditions of the
engagement to be entered into, and do you understand the
contents of the notice paper and wish to be enlisted?
Q. 17. Are you willing to serve Her Majesty in the West India Regiment
or in such other of Her Majesty's military forces as may be
raised under the Defence Act 1958, provided Her Majesty shall
so long require your services, for:-
a term of............ years with the colours; or
a term of............years with the colours and....years in
the reserve;
or
if you are a boy (that is if your age is under 18 years) the period
from your date of attestation up to the date on which you attain
the age of 18 years and thereafter for either:-
a period of 6 years with the colours; or
a period of 6 years with the colours and 3 years in the reserve.

You will be required to make the following declaration,
"I,...................... do solemnly declare that the above answers
made by me to the above questions are true, and that I am willing to
fulfil the engagements made". On signing the declaration and taking
the oath or making a solemn affirmation you will become a soldier of
the West India Regiment subject to military law under the Defence Act,
1958.

GENERAL CONDITIONS OF ENGAGEMENT

1. You will be required to engage to serve Her Majesty in the
West India Regiment or in such other of Her Majesty's military forces
as may be raised under the Defence Act, 1958 for such time as is agreed
on attestation, provided that Her Majesty shall so long require your
services. You will be liable to serve in any part of The West Indies
and may be ordered to serve outside the Federation.

2. You may engage to serve:-

(a) for a term of 6 months, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 years with the
colours when any of these terms of service are currently
open;

(b) for a term of 3 years with the colours ahd 3 years in the
reserve;

(c) if you are under the age of 18 years, for a term up to
your 18th birthday and thereafter for a term:-


(i) of 6 years with the colours; or








The Defence (Enlistment and Service) Regulations, 1958 262


(ii) 6 years with the, colours and 3 years in the reserve.

3. At any time within two years of your completing your colour
service, you may apply to serve for a further term with the colours until
you have completed a continuous period of 22 years with the colours.

4. After you have completed 22 years with the colours, you
may apply to continue to serve with the colours from year to year and
during such continued service you may give three months' notice to
claim your discharge.

5. If at the time you enlist you are serving in Her Majesty's
military forces you will be discharged from those forces but you will
be entitled to count your prior continuous service in those forces in
computing the period of colour service for re-engagement and continua-
tion under paragraphs 3 and 4 and for computing your pension.

6. You will be enlisted in the rank of private. Subsequent
promotion will depend on vacancies in the establishment but if you had
prior service in Her Majesty's military forces, such service will he
considered.

7. When you have been attested you will be subject to the
provisions of the Defence Act, 1958, for the time being in force, and you
will be required to carry out whatever duties may be ordered by those
in authority over you.

8. No guarantee can be given that you will be employed on any
particular duties but where you are enlisted with a view to performing
particular duties or to being trained in a particular trade, you will be
employed on these duties or, as the case may be trained and employed
in that trade, so far as the requirements of the service permit.

9. Where you are enlisted with a view to being employed on
particular duties or in a particular trade and through no fault of your
own you fail to qualify or are unable to be employed on those duties or
in that trade, except for periods of limited duration, you may apply
for discharge which will be granted to you so long as the requirements
of the service permit. Employment in a trade depends on passing a
specified trade test and there being a vacancy in the trade.

10. If you are enlisting for the first time in The West India
Regiment or such other of Her Majesty's military forces as may be
raised from under the Defence Act, 1958 and have not had any prior
service in Her Majesty's military forces you will be entitled to claim
your discharge subject to sections 15 and 22 of the Defence Act, 1958,
at any time within six months of your attestation on payment of a sum
not exceeding one hundred dollars.

11. In computing your service for the purpose of discharge,
re-engagement or transfer to the reserve, periods during which you
have been away from your duty because of imprisonment, desertion or








263 The Defence (Enlistment and Service) Regduations, 1958

absence without leave exceeding 28 days will be excluded and, further,
any period which you are ordered by a court-martial to forfeit, will be
disregarded.

12. You may be discharged at any time during your engagement
by order of a competent military authority as a result of irregularities
concerning your enlistment, for misconduct, for unfitness on medical
grounds or for the benefit of the public service.

13. If at the time when your term of colour service expires there
is a state of war, insurrection or hostilities, or a public emergency, you
may be retained and your service prolonged for such further period as
a competent military authority may direct.

14. If you are transferred to the reserve at the end of your
colour service you will be liable when in the reserve to be called out:-

(a) by proclamation if a state of war has been declared or
insurrection or hostilities or public emergency, in which
event you are liable to serve for the whole of the remaining
unexpired term of service in the reserve and such further
period not exceeding 12 months as a soldier may be
retained under the Defence Act, 1958.

(b) on temporary service at any time when the Governor-
General thinks necessary.

15. If at the time you are due to be discharged or transferred to
the reserve you are liable to be proceeded against for an offence against
service law, your discharge or transfer to the reserve will be postponed
until after the proceedings have been concluded.

16. If at the time when you are entitled to be discharged or
transferred to the reserve you are serving out of the Territory in which
you were enlisted, you will be ,sent to that Territory free of all costs.
In certain circumstances you may be sent free of costs to a place in The
West Indies which you select as your residence.








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FORM 2

THE WEST INDIA REGIMENT ATTESTATION PAPER

Regiment No ......Nature of Engagement' .............years with the
colours ......... .years in the reserve.

General Instructions for completing the Attestation Paper

1. The recruit will first be given a copy of the notice paper.

2. Any alterations in this attestation paper will be initialled in
ink by the recruiting officer.

3. The recruiting officer will delete all paragraphs referring to types
of engagement which are not appropriate.


Under the provisions of sections 25 and 62 of the Defence Act,
1958, if a person knowingly makes a false answer to any of the questions
contained in t.he attestation paper, he renders himself liable to punish-
ment.


QUESTIONS TO BE PUT TO THE RECRUIT BEFORE ENLISTMENT


Q. 1. What is your full name? : (a) Christian or Fore- : (b) Surname
names


Q. 2. What is your address.' Q. 3. State the day, month and year
of your birth.

Q. 4. Where were you born? Q. 5. What is your nationality now?

Q. 6. What was the nationality at birth of:
(a) yourself? (b) your father?
(c) your mother? (d) your wife/husband?

\ 4Q. 8. How many
Q. 7. Are you single, married, children are Q. 9. What is
widowed. divorced? dependent on your trade
(State which). you? or calling?
I youI
Q. 10. Do you belong to, or have you ever served in, Her Majesty's
naval, military or air forces, or in any Commo'nwealth force, or
in any police force? If so, state which, and the periods of
service and the reasons for and dates of discharge.2








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Q. 11. Have you ever been Q. 12. Have you Q. 13. Have you
cashiered, dismissed, truly stated at any time
discharged with dis- the whole if been found
grace, with ignominy any, of your guilty by a
or for misconduct from previous ser- civil court
Her Majesty's naval, vice? of any
military or air forces or offence? If
from any Common- so, give
wealth force or from particu-
any police force? lars.

Q. 14. Have you ever been rejected for service in Her Majesty's 'naval,
military or air forces or in any Commonwealth force, or in any
police force? If so, on what grounds?


Q. 15. Are you willing to be vaccinated or re-vaccinated?


Q. 16. Have you received a notice paper Do you understand the
(.......... ) setting out the questions contents of the notice
to be answered oh attestation, and paper and wish to be
the general conditions of the engage- enlisted?
ment to be entered into?


Q. 17. Are you willing to serve Her Majesty in the West India Regi-
ment or in such other of Her Majesty's military forces as may be
raised under the Defence Act, 1958, provided Her Majesty shall
so long require your services, for:-

a term of ..............years with the colours,3
or,
a term of 3 years with the colours and 3 years in the reserve?3
or A ..........4
If you are a boy (that is if your age is under 18 years) the
period from the date of your attestation up to the date on which
you attain the age of 18 years and thereafter for either:-
a period of 6 years with the colours,3
or,
a period of 6 years with the colours and 3 years in
the reserve?3 A..........4









The Defence (Enlistment and Service) Regulations, 1958 266


SOLEMN DECLARATION


I,..................... do solemnly declare that the above answers
made by me to the above questions are true, and that I am willing to
fulfil the engagement made.


(Signature of recruit)


(Signature of
witness)


(OATH TO BE TAKEN) (AFFIRMATION TO BE MADE)3 BY
RECRUIT ON ATTESTATION


I,. ...................... (swear by Almighty God) (do solemnly
sincerely and truly declare and affirm)3 that I will be faithful and bear
true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, her heirs
and successors, and that I will, as in duty bound, honestly and faithfully
defend Her Majesty, her heirs and successors, in person, crown and
dignity against all enemies, and will observe and obey all orders of Her
Majesty, her heirs and successors, and of the officers set over me.








267 '.i The .Defence (Enlistment and .Service) Reygtations; .1958

CERTIFICATE OF RECRUITING OFFICER

The recruit named overleaf was cautioned by me that if he
knowingly made any false answer to any of the questions overleaf he
would be liable to be punished as provided in the Defence Act, 1958.

The questions overleaf were then read to the recruit in my
presence.

I have taken care that he understands each question, and that his
answer to each question has been duly entered.

I have taken care to see that the recruit has received a copy of
the notice paper and I am satisfied that he is fully aware of the terms
and general conditions of service on which he has entered.

I am satisfied from the evidence produced or the statements made
by the recruit that he (has) (has not)3 attained the. age of 18 years.

The said, recruit has made and signed the declaration and (taken
the oath) (made a solemn affirmation)3 before me at..................
on this ................... day of........... ..... 19...,





(Signature and rank)
Recruiting Officer.


Identification particulars of.......... .........on enlistment.

Apparent age........years... rs months. Eyes.......Hair, ......
(to be determined by the.examining medical officer)

Height........................ inches. Distinctive marks, and
(without boots/shoes, to nearest 1/ inch) marks indicating congeni.
Weight ...................... lbs. tal pecularities of previous
disease.
H eight ............. ............. ..
(without boots/shoes to nearest 1b)
Description of features









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Religious denomination


CERTIFICATE

I/WE have examined this
recruit in accordance with
current instructions aad
have assessed him as
follows:-
D ate .............. ....
Place... ......... .....


OF MEDICAL EXAMINATION


P u L. IH E El M 9s
-ic o ..

I I f mI I



(Signature(s) of medical officerss)),


CERTIFICATE OF APPROVING OFFICER

I certify that this attestation paper of the above-named recruit
is properly completed and that the required forms relative to his
enlistment appear to have been complied with. I accordingly approve
his enlistment in the West India Regiment.


D ate ................... .....
Place. ......................


nature of approving officer..............
(Signature of approving officer)


NOTES FOR RECRUITING OFFICERS

1. Insert type of engagement.

2. If the recruit has former service he is to be asked particulars of"
his former service, and will produce, if possible, all certificates issued
on discharge. All certificates will be returned to the recruit and certi-
ficates will be conspicuously endorsed in red ink that he has been enlisted:'
into The West India Regiment.

3. Delete whichever is inappropriate.
4. Answer yes to appropriate question.


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268.:.









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THE WEST INDIES


STATUTORY INSTRUMENT No. 19 of 1958.


THE DEFENCE (OFFICERS) REGULATIONS, 1958.


Made by the Governor-General under section 221 of the Defence Act,
1958.

ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

Regulation
1. Citation and commencement.
2. Interpretation.
3. Eligibility of officers.
4. Eligibility for promotion.
5. Promotion examinations.
6. Grant of ante-date.
7. Acting rank.



His Excellency the Governor-General in exercise of the powers
conferred upon him by section 221 of the Defence' Act, 1958, and of all
other powers him thereunto enabling, hereby makes the following
Regulations:-

Citation and 1. These Regulations may be cited as the Defence (Officers)
commence- Regulations 1958 and shall come into force on the first day of January,
ment 1959.

Interpreta- 2. In these Regulations, save where the context otherwise
tion. requires "the Act" means the Defence Act, 1958.

Eligibility 3. No person shall be commissioned as an officer unless he-
of officers.

(a) is a British subject or a British protected person whose
parents would themselves have been British subjects or
British protected persons if the Imperial British
Nationality Act, 1948 and thle British Protectorates,
Protected States and Protected Persons Order in
Council, 1949 had been in force at the time of his birth;
and







The Defence (Officers) Regulations, 1958 270


(b) has resided in the territory comprised in the Federation
and the British Virgin Islands' for a period of, or
periods amounting in the aggregate to, not less than
three years before the date of his commission:

Provided that an officer who was commissioned in the Jamaica
Regiment at the date of his application may be commissioned notwith-
standing the provisions of this regulation.

4. (1) Officers will be eligible for promotion to substantive rankEligibility
as follows:- for promo-
tion.
to lieutenant after two years commissioned service;
to captain after six years commissioned service; and

to major after thirteen years commissioned service:

Provided that commissioned service in Her Majesty's military
forces immediately prior to appointment to a conunission shall count as
service for the purpose of this regulation.


(2) Promotion to lieutenant-colonel and above shall be by selection
by the Governor-General acting in his discretion.


5. No officer shall be eligible for promotion to the ranks ofPromotioi
captain or major unless be has passed a promotion examination similar to examina-
the promotion examination for the time being in force in Her Majesty'sti ns
regular forces raised in the United Kingdom

Provided that

(i) an officer who on the 31st December, 1958 was holding
a commission in the Jamaica Regiment may be
promoted (from the rank held on that date) without
passing a promotion examination if he has sufficient
commissioned service referred to in regulation 4; and

(ii) the Commander may within one year from 1st
January, 1959, exempt an officer from taking a
promotion examination.

6. The commission of an officer into the regiment may in special Grant of
circumstances upon the recommendation of the Board set up under section ante-date,
7 of the Act be ante-dated.








271 The Defence (Oficers) Regulations, 1958


Eating 7. An officer may be promoted to acting rank to fill a vacancy in
S the establishment of a unit.

Made this eighteenth day of December, 1958.

By Command,


M. S. STAVELEY,

Secretary to the Governor-General.


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