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VOL. 72.] SAINT GEORGE'S, SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 1954, [No. 18.
THE Right Honourable the Secretary of State
for the Colonies has notified the Governor
that the Queen will not be advised to exercise Her
Majesty's power of disallowance with respect to the
following Ordinances of the Grenada Legislature.-
No. 5 of 1954.-An Ordinance to continue in
force the War Tax Ordinance 1942.
No. 7 of 1954.--An Ordinance further to amend
the Taxes Management Ordinance.
27th March, 1954.
THE following documents are circulated with and
form part of this Gazette;-
S.R & O. No. 21. -The Colony Hospital (Visit-
ing Hours) Rules, 1954.
S.R. & O. No. 22.-The Colony Hospital
(Revocation) Rules, 1954.
S.R. & O. No. 23.-The Public Processions
(Prohibition) (Cancellation) Order, 1954.
E. A. BRATHWAITE,
Acting Government Secretary.
27th March, 1954.
IT is announced that Her Majesty the Queen hs
been graciously pleased to approve that the
Crown Agent.s or the Colonies shall, from the 1st
April, 1951, be styled "The Crown Agents for
Overseas Governments and Administrations":
The new title will reflect more accurately the
present function of the Crown Agents. In addition
to acting as business and financial agents in the
United Kingdom for the Governments of territories
for which the Secretary of State is ultimately
responsible, the Crown Agents also act for munici-
palities, local government administrations, higher
education institutions and public corporations in
oversea territories, and also by special arrangement
for certain Commonwealth and foreign Govern-
ments. In the transaction of business the Crown
Agents act on the direct instructions of their over-
19th March, 1954.
Issue of Warrants under the St. Georges'
Sewerage Ordinance No. 25 of 1936.
OTICE is hereby given that under the authority
of Section 16 of the St. George's Sewerage
Ordinance a warrant will be issued to the Bailiff
for the recovery of all Sewerage Rates which remain
unpaid after the 31st January, 1954.
A. L. DOPWELL,
for Colonial Treasurer.
4th February, 1954.
318. 7d ~a
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, MARCH 27, 1954.-(No. 18.)
The Taxes Management
OTICE is hereby given that a copy of the Tax
Roll for for 1954 each District is available for
inspection by the public at the Treasnry, St.
George's. and at the respective Revenue Offices.
The days fixed for the hearing of Appeals against
assessments at the various Court Houses are:-
... Monday, 12th April,
... Monday, 26th ,
Thursday, 2nd ,,
Wednesday, 28th ...
St. Mark's ... Thursday, 29th
St. John's ... Monday, 26th ",
Carriacou ... Wednesday, 21st ,,
G. H. ADAMS,
5th March, 1954.
Towns Administration Ordinance. Cap, 225.
NOTICE is hereby given that Assessment Lists
in respect of the Town of St. George may be
seen at the Treasury, and in respect of the other
Towns at the respective District Revenue Offices
from the 1st day of February, to the 30th day of
April next, and that attendance will be given at
such offices for the purpose of receiving the rates
mentioned in the Assessment Lists.
26th January, 1954.
G. H. ADAMS,
INCOME TAX ORDINANCE.
Income Tax Rules.
OTICE is hereby given that Income Tax
Returns are required to be forwarded to the
Commissioners of Income Tax not later than the
31st May, 1954, by every person whose.income
from every source whatsoever was over $480.00,
and every Company engaged in trade or business.
during the year 195..
2. The Income Tax Forms of Return must be
fully and correctly completed and should show
deductions claimed. .Supporting vouchers, parti-
cularly Interest and Life Insurance receipts, are
to be forwarded with the Returns.
3. Employers are requested to submit to the
Commissioners of Income Tax not later than
31st March, 1954, a list of employees whose incomes
were over $360.00 per annum during the year 1953.
4. Any person who may not have received a
Form applicable to his or her particular case may
obtain such a f6rm on application at the Income
Tax Office, St. George's, or any District Revenue
5. Attention is invited to Section 59 of the
Ordinance which lays down that failure to comply
with any' Rule made under the Ordinance is an
Comptroller, Income Tax
The Income Tax Office,
1st March, 1954.
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Cocoa Industry Improvement Scheme
Distribution of Rooted Cuttings of Selected
Strain of Grenada Cocoa for Planting
T is estimated that there will be rooted cocoa
cuttings at the cocoa propagation station
available to plant 400 acres in 1955.
2. Persons desirous of obtaining rooted cocoa
cuttings from the cocoa stations should apply on
the forms provided for that purpose, entitled:
"Application Form for Rootea Cocoa. Cuttings
Propagated for Distribution by the Cocoa Industry
Improvement Scheme of Grenada."
3. Application forms should be forwarded to the
Agricultural Officer (Cocoa), Mt. Home Cocoa
Station, St. Andrew's on or before the 31st May,
4. Applications for rooted cocoa cuttings received
after the 31st May, 1954 will neither be acknowledged
5. Application forms are available at the Depart-
ment of Agriculture, all Agricultural and Cocoa
Stations and District Revenue Offices. Application
forms can also be obtained from all members of the
extension staff of the Department of Agriculture.
6 Rooted Cocoa Cuttings are delivered free of
charge to the applicants at a point, as near as
possible to the site at which they are to be planted
accessible at the time to the motor vehicle convey-
ing the plants.
7. The conditions under which rooted cocoa
cuttings will be issued are as follows:-
(i) The area selected by an applicant will be
inspected by an authorised officer, as soon
as possible after the receipt of the applica-
tion, for the purpose of determining the
suitability of the site in regard to altitude.
soil type, wind protection and other
ecological and environmental conditions
The applicant will then be notified whether
or not the area is approved for planting.
(ii) If for stated reasons the'area is declared to
be unsuitable for planting cocoa clones, no
allocation of plants will be made to the
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(iii) If the area is declared suitable, an authorised
officer will inform the applicant what
minimum action is required of him by the
Department of Agriculture, in regard to
provision of ground shade, windreaks, soil
conservation measures, soil preparation etc.
The Agricultural Department will render all
assistance, guidance and advice in this
(iv) The minimum area for which plants will be
issued will be that which will contain fifty
(50) rooted cuttings planted at a spacing of
10 ft by 10 ft. in a single block, the equiva-
lent of one-eighth (i) of an acre.
4v) The area to be planted will be re-inspected
by an authorised officer immediately before
the proposed date of delivery of the plants,
for the purpose of ascertaining whether all
conditions have been satisfactorily fulfilled,
and whether the area is in a suitable state
of preparation for planting.
(vi) Authorised officers of the Department ot
Agriculture, will make periodic inspections
of the replanted areas, as often as may be
considered necessary, for the purpose of
observing field conditions, the development
of the young plants and advising the grower
on the care and management of the young
8. Applicants are advised to take advantage of
the experience already gained in replanting methods
at the Cocoa Stations and other plots, where re-
planting with rooted cocoa cuttings have already
-been undertaken during the last 4 to 6 years.
Applicants are accordingly invited to visit the
Cocoa Stations and to make the fullest possible use
,of all information that is available.
W. R. E. NANTON,
Superintendent of Agriculture I
and Chairman Cocoa Rehabilitation Board. j
Statement of Currency Note Circulation
in the British Caribbean Territories
(Eastern Group) on 1st March,
during January, 1954 :-British
Caribbean Currency Notes ...
Government Currency Notes
British Caribbean Notes:
Trinidad & Tobago ... $24,024,993
Barbados ... 5,428,500
British .Guiana .. 12,742,785
Leeward & Windward
Islands ... 6,660,500
Total British Caribbean
Trinidad & Tobago
Circulation ... $1,519,700
Note Circulation ... 175,687
British Guiana Govern-
ment Note Circulation 578,927
Total Government Note
Total Circulation on
1st March, 1954.
British Caribbean Currency Board.
B:itish Caribbean Currency Board,
Grenada Co-operative Nutmeg Association.
tl'HE values of the respective grades of Nutmegs and Mace and the proportions cf such values to be
advanced and the prices for outright purchases by the Grenada Co-operative Nutmeg Association
have been fixed by the Nutmeg Board as under, until further notice:--
Effective 22nd March, 1954.
Advance to Growers
O. l0tryllt Pur'-r;is--
Uncured Nutmegs (in shell)
Cured Nutmegs (in shell)
Dried Cracked Grinders
Dried \Vhole Mace
Dried Broken Mace :I
In increasing the advances as above, the Board has taken cognisance of a general request from
producers for a larger advance though this may result in a lesser surplus at the end of the Nutmeg
F. C. HUGHES:
Date fixed 15th Murch, 1964.
106 GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, MARCH 27, 1954.-(No. 18.)
TRADE ACCOUNT FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1954.
Part I.-Principal Articles Imported and Exported.
January, 1954. February, 1954.
Quantity Value Quantity Value
Beer, Ale and Stout (gals) .... 2,854 7,292 5,209 13,488
Bread, Biscuits and Cakes (lb) ... 16201 4,707 33,488 9,974
Butter and Butter Substitutes (lb)... 18,714 8,996 38,424 21,593
Fish (dried, salted. pickled,
smoked) (lb)... 102,211 24,660 248,073 62,124
Flour and grain-
Flour Wheaten (lb) ... 697,968 62,878 1,603,227 144,703
Cornmeal ... ....
Oats ... 31,044 2,212 46,100 3,553
Rice ...414,300 45,929 414,300 45,929
Meat-Salt and Pickled (lb) ... 11,124 5,948 26,214 13,249
Smoked or Cured (lb)... 1,921 1,822 3,855 3,808
Milk, Condensed (lb) .. 1,229 4,502 37,152 10,041
Spirits and Wines (gals)... 3,486 12,321 5,114 18,871
Sugar-refined (lb.) ... 23,239 2,744 34,327 4,186
unrefined ... 36,722 3,463 74,797 7,586
Tobacco-unmanufactuted (lb) ... 7,681 7,498 18,538 18,703
cigarettes ... 271 704 64 L 1,677
Iron and Steel (Rolled, Cast Forged
or Drawn) (tons)...
Wood and Timber Unmanufactured
lumber (ft) ... 88,463- 26,833 88,463 26,883
Shingles 5,000 100 5,000 100
Apparel (value)... ... 8,320 ... 11,179
Baas and Sacks (value) ... ... 2,112 ... 3,167
Boots, Shoes and Slippers (doz. prs.) 784 26,222 1,856 48,532
darts, Carriages, etc.-
Motor Cars (No.) ... 6 10,351 16 29,349
Other Commercial Vehicles (No.) .. ... ... 4 9,145
Road Motor Parts (value) ... .. 2,725 ... 8,103
Tyres and Tubes (value) ... ... 4,596 ... 8,664
Cement (tons) ... 133 7,344 446 24,700
Cotton piece goods (Sq. Yards) 47,204 19,911 112,003 4?,603
Art Silk piece goods (Sq. Yards) ... 26,178 16,362 67,166 28,838
Other (value)... .. ... .. 250
Electrical Supplies (value) ... ... 5,401 ... 21,132
Fertilisers and Manures (value) ... 4 2,667 24 5.617
Hardware (value) ... ... 4,570 ... 6,769
Iron and Steel Manufactures (tons) 24 14,863 69 30,228
Machinery, Apparatus and
Appliances-Agricultural (tons) .
Air conditioning and refrigera-
Conveying, hoisting, excavating,
road construction and mining
(tons) ... .
Electrical (tons) ... ... 343 703
Engines not for vehicles (tons) .........
Steam boilers and boilerhouse
equipment (tons) ...
Oils-Illuminating and burn-
ing (gals) ... 19,960 4,720 20,210 4,960
Fuel (gais) ... 10,895 218 10,895 218
Motor spirit gals) ... 42,960 9,322 43.770 9,770
Painters' colours etc. (ibs) ... 13,340 4,496 17,437 6,789
Soap (lbs)... 28,723 5,938 46,990 11;091
Paper (all kinds/ (value) ... ... 2,872 ... 7,757
Wool mauvfZctures-Piece Goods
(sq. yds.)... 364 1,524 1,382 3,908
Twine (lbs)... 1,070 1,652 1,870 2,820
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, MARCH 27, 1954.--(No. 18).
Fruit and Nuts (fresh)
Lime Juice (raw)
G. H. ADAMS,
22nd March, 1954.
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