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VOL. 79.] SAINT GEORGE'S, SATURDAY, JULY 1, 1961. [No. 34.
T is hereby notified for public information that
the date appointed for the observance of Her
Majesty the Queen's Birthday in 1962 is Saturday
the 2nd June.
23rd June, 1961.
HIS Honour the Administrator, acting in accord-
ance with Section 13 (1) and section 15 of
the Nutmeg Industry Ordinance, 1946 (No. 8 of
1946) as amended by Ordinance 10 of 1949, has
appointed the following persons to form an Interim
Nutmeg Board pending the enactment of legislation
to enable elections to the Board to be validly
carried out for the Nutmeg Year ending 30th
Unier Section 15 of the Ordinance: -
Mr. H. E. L. Hosten
Honourable D. T. Sylvester
Mr. I. B. Mc. Ewen
Mr. S. A. Belfon
Mr. J. W. Mignon
Mlr. Maurice Pitt.
Under Section 13 (3) of the Ordinance:-
The Comptroller of Inland Revenue
Mr. Norbert Nyack
Mr. B. N. Davis.
Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Tourism,
29th June, 1961.
M.P. No CIT 890BIH.
r HIL following draft Bill for an Ordinance which
Swas introduced and read a first time in the
Legislative Council on 23rd June, 1961 is published
for general information. A copy of the Bill is
issued with this Gazette :
Bill for an Ordinance to amend the Brewery
30th June, 1961.
S1HE public are hereby notified that the Vice-
S Consul of the American Consulate-General at
Trinidad will be visiting Grenada from 2nd to
4th July, 1961, for the purpose of rendering consular
services to the public.
The consular team will be prepared to meet the
public at the Labour Commissioner's Office during
the following hou rs:-
Mond.v-3rd J J 8 a.m. until noon
ondy-r l- p.m. -- 5 p.m.
Tuesday-4th July- 8 a.m. until noon.
13th June, 1961.
OTICE is hereby given that with effect from
the 1st July, 1961 the Office of the Land
Rent Collector will be located at the Department
of Forestry & Lands, B )tanic Gardens, St. George's,
and not at the Inland Revenue Office as at present.
JAMES S. ROSS,
Superintendent of Forestry and Lands.
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, JULY 1, 1961.-(No. 34.)
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Cocoa Industry Improvenment Scheme
Distribution of Rooted Cuttings of Selected Strains
of Grenada Cocoa for Plaqting in 1962
A charge of five cents (5c.) will be made
for each Cocoa Plant payable in advance
PERSONS desirous of obtaining rooted cocoa
cuttings from the Cocoa Stations for planting
in 1962, should apply on the forms provided for
that purpose, entitled: Application Form for
Rooted Cocoa Cuttings Propagated for Distribution
by the Cocoa Industry Improvement Scheme of
2. Application forms should be fowarded in
dupli ate to the Cocoa Agronomist, MNt. Horme
Cocoa Station, St. Andrew's on or before the 31st
August, 1961. Applications received after the
31st August will neither be acknowledged nor con-
3. Application forms are available at the De-
partment of Agriculture, all Agricultural and Cocca
Stations, District Revenue Offices, and.from mem-
bers.of the Extension Staff of the Department of
4. Rooted Cocoa Cuttings will be transported
free of cost to the applicant at a point as near as
possible to the site at which they are to be planted,
and accessible at the, time to the motor vehicle
conveying the plants. Applicants who possess
means of transport may be required to use them.
5. The conditions under which rooted cocoa
cuttings. will be issued are as follows:-
(i) The area selected by an applicant will be in-
spected by an authorised officer, as soon as
possible after the receipt of the application,
for the purpose of determining the suita-
bility of the site in regard to altitude, soil
type, wind protection and other ecological
and environmental conditions. The appli-
cant 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
(iii) if the area is declared suitable, an authorised
Officer will inform the applicant what mini-
mum action is required of him by the De-
partment of Agriculture in regard to pro-
vision of ground shade, windbreaks, soil
conservation measures, soil preparation etc.
The Agricultural Department will render
all assistance, guidance and advice in this
(iv) The minimum area fo- which plants will be
issued will be that which will contain fifty
(50) rooted cuttings planted at a spacing of
12'x12" in a block. 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 ascer-
taining whether all conditions have been
satisfactorily fulfilled, and whether the area
is in a suitable state of preparation for
(v) Authorised officers of the l)epartment of
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
(vi) Applicants are advised to take advantage of
the experience already gained in replanting
methods at the Cocoa Stations and other
plots, where replanting with rooted cocoa.,
cuttings have already been undertaken.
Applicants are accordingly invited to visit the
Cocoa Stations and to make the fullest
possible use of all information that is
G. A. SOUTHWELL,
Superintendent of Agriculture & Chairman,,
Cocoa Rehabilitation Board.
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, JULY 1, 1961.-(No. 34).
Grenada Co-operative Nutmeg Association
Effective from 15th December, 1958
Current Advances for Nutmegs and Mace are as follows:
Dried Whole Mace
Dried Broken Mace
25 Cents per lb.
R. S. RENWICK,
Date fixed : th December, 1958.
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