The West Indies Gazette
VoL. 2 THURSDAY, 31sT DECEMBER, 1959 No. 63
His EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL left Trinidad on the 31st December, 1959, on a visit to Huevos.
His Excellency is expected to return to Trinidad on the 3rd January, 1960.
31st December, 1959.
APPOINTMENT OF GOVERNOR-GENERAL'S DEPUTY
THE Instrument appointing Mr. J. S. MORDECAI, C.M.G., Federal Secretary, to act as Governor-General's
Deputy, during the latter's absence on a visit to Huevos, is published for general information.
THE WEST INDIES
By His Excellency the Right Honourable the LORD HAILES,
Member of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy
[L.S.] Council, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Excellent
Order of the British Empire, Governor-General and
Commander-in-Chief of The West Indies, &c., &c., &c.
To: JOHN STANLEY MORDECAI, C.M.G.,
WHEREAs by article 4 of the Constitution of The West Indies it is provided that, whenever the Governor-
General has occasion to be absent from the seat of the Federal Government but not from the Federation, he may,
by instrument under the Public Seal, appoint any person in the Federation to be his Deputy during such absence
and in that capacity to perform on behalf of the Governor-General such of the functions of the office of Governor-
General as may be specified in that instrument:
And whereas I, PATRICK GEORGE THOMAS, LORD HAILES, Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of
The West Indies, have occasion to be absent from the seat of the Federal Government but not from the
Federation during the course of a visit to Huevos:
Now therefore, I, the said PATRICK GEORGE THOMAS, LORD HAILES, in pursuance of the powers conferred
upon me in that behalf by the said article and of all other powers me thereunto enabling, do appoint you the
said JOHN STANLEY MORDECAI to be my Deputy during such absence and in that capacity to perform on my
behalf all the functions of the office of Governor-General vested in me, subject, however, to such instructions as
I may from time to time address to you.
Given under my Hand and the Public Seal of The West Indies
this 31st day of December, 1959, in the Eighth Year of
Her Majesty's Reign.
By His Excellency's Command
M. S. STAVELEY
Secretary to the Governor-General
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, TRINIDAD, W.I.-1960
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