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VoL. 74.] SAINT GEORGE'S, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1956. [No. 57.]
By His Excellency CO.LVILLE 'MONTGOMERY DEVERELL, Companion of the
Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michwrl and Saint George, Con ntander
of the Royal Victorian Order, Oficer of the Most Excellent Order of the
British Empire, Governor and Coiimmiander-in -Chief in and over the
Tincdward Islands, coimprisin/ the Islalnds of Grenada, Saint Vincent,
Saint Lacia and Dominica, and their Dependencics.
C. M. DEVERELL,
JOSEPH LYTTELTON WILLS, EsQ.
W HEREAS it is provided by Section 2 of the Commissions of Enquiry Ordinance Chapter 46 of
the Laws of Grenada that whenever the Governor shall deem it advisable it shall be lawful for
him to issue a Commission appointing one or more Commissioners to inquire into any matter in which
an enquiry would, in the opinion of the Governor, be for the public welfare:
AND WHEREAS in the opinion of the Governor it would be for the public welfare to enquire
into and report upon-
the circumstances surrounding the negotiations which took place in and after the month of
April, 1956, between the Government of Grenald and Dr. JAMES ERNEST RoSS with
a view to the acquisition by the Government of a plot of land at the angle between
Scott Street and Tryne Alley, in the Town of Saint George, and the property of the
said Dr. Ross, with particular reference to the imputations in respect of this transac-
tion contained in a speech made by the Honourable ALISTER NORiIS iHUGHES in the
Grenada Legislative Council on Wednesday, thl 20th June, 1956, speaking on the
motion for the adjournment.
AND WHEREAS it is expedient that, for the abovemeiont-ined purpose, :1, Commlission should hs
issued under the provisions of the Commissions of Enquiry Ordiwiinco (Chapter 4) :
NOW KNOW YE THAT I COLVILLE MONTGOMERY DIVElUELL, Governor and Commander-
in-Chief in and over the Windward Islands as aforesaid, reposing full confidence in your zeal, discre-
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tion and ability do appoint you t e said JOSEPH LYTTELON WILLS to be the sole Commissioner
under the said Ordinance to ma e diligent enquiries into ad report upon all facts relating to the
matter set out above:
AND I FURTHER DI'ECT that the said enquiry shall bi ade on such days and at such places
as you the Commissionep shall deem proper and necessary and tha ~ ou shall make such report in the
premises as may to yPit deem fit with all convenient speed : "
AND I FURTHER DIRECT that the first meeting of the Comn*nssion be held in public and
the other meetings in public or in private as you the Commissioner in .youi discretion shall think fit:
AND I DO HEREBY APPOINT VICTOR AUGUSTUS ALLEYNE to bethe Secretary to the
Commission to attend the meetings and generally to perform such duties as Secretary 'ks-,ure prescride&u
AND I CHARGE AND COMMAND all officers and all other Her Majesty's loyal subjects in the
Colony that in their several places and according to their several powers and abilities they may be
aiding and assisting you in the execution of this your Commission.
GIVEN under my hand and the Public Seal of the Colony of Grenada, at Government Office,
in the said Colony, this 22nd day of September, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-
six and in the Fifth year of the reign of Her Majesty QUEEN ELIZABETH THE
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN.
eWb1NTI111 131 THFC GOVERNMENT
PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT IRINTINO OFFICE