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Dominica.


Official


VOL. LXXVI.


Su b i T f eb r p a t b o r i t p

ROSEAU, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1953.


Government Notices.


No, 358
GRUMMAN GOO'E
ST. VINCENT GOVERNMENT
AIRWAYS SERVICE
IT is notifi-d for general information
that the Goose will be off schedule for its
quarterly maintenance and repairs and
there will be no flightson Monday Novem-
ber 30th. Thursday December 3rd and
Monday December 7th, 1953.
Ref. M.P. 725/52
November 9th 1953.

No. 363
NON-DISALLOWANCE OF
ORDINANCE
IT is notified for general information
that the Secretary of State for the Col-
onies has notified His Excellency the
Governor that the Queen will not be
advised to exercise Her Majesty's power
of disallowance with respect to tne
undermentioned Ordinance passed by the
Legislative Council of Dominica :-
No. 6 of 1953. Small Cha-ges Act
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1953.
Ref. No. 1037/52
12th November, 1953.
No. 364
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
AND FORESTS, GRENADA
APPLICATIONS are invited for the post
of Forest Surveyor in the Department of
Agriculture and Forests, Grenada, B.W.I.
Applicants must possess the certificate
of a recognized Institute of Surveyors or
be licensed to practice surveying in a
BLritish Colony,
The duties of the post entail the survey

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and d emarcation of boundaries of Forest
Rese, ves and Protected Forests and gen-
eral i lernal survey of productive forest
areas Experience of survey work ill
mou'ltainous country is desirable.
Tii salary of the post is $3,600 per
annin. r The appointment is non-pensior -
able ;ond is for a period of 2 years in the
lirst ii.stance.
Loca! leave and a lowances (subsistence
and travelling) are granted in accordance
with local regulations,
Free passages on appointment and on
termination of appointment. for the officer
and his family will be provided within tha
Caribbean aiea.
Quarte s ire not provided
Applications should convey the f 'low
ing information -
(1) Age
(2) School schools/Universities attended
and certificates obtained
('1) Nature of present and past employ.
nient
(4) Salary or w: ge earned in last post.
(5) Past experience in work of similar
nature to that required in pIst for
which application is now bteiri
Imaue.
(6) Copies of testimonia's (which will
not be returned to the applicant)
certified by a Justice ouf Peace.
Minister of Religion or Head i.f
Department.
Applications which do not contain the
above information will not be considered
Applications should be submitted to tihe
Secretary, Pubiic Service (onmnission,
Government Office. to reach him or or
before 30th November, 195.
Government Office,
Grenada
16:h October, 1953


Gazette.


No. 72











OFFICIAL GAZETTE, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1953


No, 365
APPOINTMENTS
His Excellency the Governor has been
pleased to approve the appointment of
T B. COMMISSION, I'sq., O.B E, as Aide-
de-Camp and Private Secretary, Wind-
ward Islands, with effect from November
1st, 1953,
Ref. M P. l161/54
17th November 1953.
His Excellency the Governor has been
please to approve the appointment of
Mr, K. A AUGIER to act as Assistant
Secretary (Finance and Economics) Wind-
ward Islands, with effect from November
2nd, 1953.
Ref M P. 691/49
17th November, 1951.
No 36
ARGENTINE CONSULAR REPRESEN-
TATION
WiTH reference to Gazette Notice No,
93 dated March 20th, 1953, it is further
notified for general information that the
Exequatur empowering Senor DON FER-
NANDO J. TAUREL, as Argentine Consul-
General in London received Her Majesty's
signature on September 23rd, 1953
Ref. No. 1008!50
18th November, 1953
No. 367
LEAVE
His Honour the Administrator has been
pleased to grant to the Honourable Mrs.
ELmA NAPIER leave of absence as a Mem-
ber of the Legislative Council from Nov.
ember 21st to December 10th, 1953.
Ref. No 967/47
18th November. 1953
ALEXANDER, GUY, Field Technician, Public
Healtn Engineering Unit, vacation
leave from November 11th to Decem-
ber 31st, 1953, inclusive.
I'.F. 765
ALEXANDER, T., Dispenser, Medical De-
partment, vacation leave from Sep-
tember 16th to November 20th. 1953,
inclusive.
P. F. 72
FORTUNE, Miss AGNES, Clerical Assistant,
Forestry Department, vacation leave
from November 11th to December
31st, 1953, inclusive.
P. F, 824
MCINTYRE, D.K., Magistrate District
E ", vacation leave from November
16th to January 23rd, 1954, inclusive.
P. F. 432
ROCK, Miss MARGUERITE, Second Class
Clerk, Education Department, over-
seas leave from November 17th to
March 4th, 1954, inclusive.
P. F. 451
No. 368
ACTING APPOINTMENTS
BOYD, T. A., Registrar, Supreme Court,
appointed to act Magistrate District
E".
November 16th, 1953.


ELWIN, Mrs. J.A. Second Class Clerk,
Registrar's Office, appointed to act
First Class Clerk, Registrar's Office.
November 16th, 1953
DESCHAMP., Miss E, Third (lass Clerk,
Registra's Office appointed to act
Second Class Clerk, Registrar's Office.
November, 16th 1953.
MARIE, A.B., Special Grade Clerk, Regis.
trar's Office, appointed to act Regis-
trar, Supreme Court
November 16th, 1953
PIEHRE. J V.. First Class Clerk. Regis-
trar's Office, appointed to act Special
Grade Clerk, Revistrar's Office.
November 16th, 1953

No, 363
MINUTES OF THE LEGISLATIVE
COUNCIL MEETING
THE Minutes of tne meeting of the
Legislative Council held on the 2Sth May.
1953, is pub'isbed with this issue of the
Odicial Giz tte for general information.
November 19th, 1953.
No '.70
VACANCY FOR EXECUTIVE ENGIN-
EER IN TIE PUP.LIC WORKS
DEPARi'MENT BRITISH GUIANA
APPLICATIONS are invited from suitably
qualified persons for appointment to one
or other of two vacant posts for Executive
Engineers in the Public Works Depart-
ment, British Guiana.
2. These posts each carry a fixed salary
of $5,040 (1,050) per annu n which is
pensionable subject to the officer selected
giving satisfactory service during a pro-
bationary period of three years, and a
temporary non-pensionably cost-of-iiv ng
allowance of $.40 (50) per annum is also
payable. Quarters are not provided.
3. The officers selected may be assigned
duties as Executive Engineers in any
branch of the Public Works Department
but their initial postings, the duties
attached thereto and the qualifications
required are as follows:-
(i) Executive Engineer initiallyy for
Roads, Bridges, Buildings, ftc.)-
The person selected will be the Execu-
tive Officer under the Director of Public
Works for that section of the Department
which is concerned with Lhe construction
and maintenance of roads, bridges, build-
ings, etc. He will be responsible for the
supervision of all field officers employed
on the works specified. He must have
had administrative experience.
He must be a Corporate Member of
the Institute of Civil Engineers or hold a
University degree recognized as conferring
exemption on from sections "A' and "B"
of the Institution Examination, and should
have had experience in building modern
asphalt and earth roads, the construction
of reinforced concrete, timber bridges
and buildings and sewering by septic
tank.
(ii) EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (ini-
tially for Electrical and Mechanical
works).-
The officer must be a corporate Member










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of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers
or Electrical Engineers and be not less
than 35 years of age. He must have had
administrative experience and sound train-
ing and experience in electrical and
mechanical engineering.
His responsibilities will include the
supervision of a central workshop, deal-
ing particularly with repairs to heavy
earth-moving machinery, a central store
and a pool of transport equipment both
marine and road. It is desirable that he
should have a knowledge of small genera-
ting plants, including wiring, submarine
cables, simple transmission lines, lighting
equipment and also house wiring.
4. The officers will be eligible for
vacation leave at the rate of five days for
each completed month of resident service
up to a maximum of six months subject
to a minimum tour of tro years. Each
offi er is als, eligible for "assisted ias-
sages' when travelling to and fro:n leave
for himself and his wife (if he is married),
subject to the provision of funds annually
by the Legislature and the requirements
of the Public Officers' Leave (Passages)
Regulations, 1952.
5. Applications should be addressed
to the Chief Secretary, British Guiana.
and should state the applicant's date of
birth, his qualifications and experience.
All applications should be submitted not
later n hi the SOth November, 1953.
6. Applicants employed by the Govera-
ment of British Guiana must submit their
applications through the normal official
channels.
(M P. C 102/5/22).
Py Command
D K. BURTON,
Ag. Govern meant Secreta ry

Departmental and other
riotices
REGISTRY DEPARTMENT
23rd, October, 1953.
FORM "A"
APPLICATION FUR REGISTRA-
TION

COLORGRETE
APPLICATION is hereby made for
the Registration, in the Register of
the United Kingdom Trade mark No.
465231 J1. 2495 in Class 17 (Schedule
III) registered on the 12th day of
December, 1925, and for the issue to
me of a Certificate of Registration in
the Colony of Dominica for the said
Trade Mark.
Dated the 23rd day of October,
1953.
G. A. JAMES
Agent.
To the Registrar of Trade Marks.
Dominica.

ENTRANCE TO THE DOMINICA
GRAMMAR SCHOOL.
ALL prospective Students seeking entry
to the Dominica Grammar School in Jan-
uary, 1951 will be expected to sit an


entrance examination to be held on the
School premises on Monday, December
14th and on Tuesday, December 15th.
Only those students who are able to fu.li-
the entrance requirements will be
admitted
Students of advanced ages will be
ex, ected to reach a sufficiently high
standard to enable them to enter the
upper Forms. Bir;h Certificates and Cer-
tificates of Character from Head Teachers
of other Schools must be submitted on
the first morning of the examination.
VICl iOR A.A. ARCHER,
Headmaster.
Ref. M.i'. 1:;1(;/47
October 24th. 19)3.

NOTICE.
IMPORT CONTROL
SUGAR
IT hvs been announced by the Ministry
of FVo:)d that the present arrangements
under which the Ministry supplies the
sugar requirements of sugar importing
Coloni-s wil be discontinued as from 1st
January. 1954
The effect of this announcement will be
that as from 1st January, 1954, sugar
import ters will be free to import, without
restri.:tion, whatever quantity they may
require
It i. anticipated that there will be ample
world supply and that there should be n:)
difficjly in obtaining all requirements
from sterling sources
Supplies of reined sugar from United
Kinuom will continue to, be available
through normal trade charnelk.
F -.O.D. C HARL.ES.
Acling Controller of Supplies.
Ref. C. 10J1/53
November G6ti 1903.

POST OF ASSISTANT SU1'ERINIEN.
DENIM OF PU1I3dC WORKS GREN.)ADA
APPLICATIONS are invited for t.ne pIsr
of Assistant Superintendent of Public
Works Grenada.
2. The post which is pensionable,
carries a salary scale of $2,880 x $:20 t,.
$4 08J per annum. The actual point of
entry in the scale will be determined in
the light of experience and individual
qualifications.
3. 'Ihe appointment, subhjct to a
medical certificate of fitness which is
required to be furnished beforehand, will
be fur a probationary period of one year
in the first instance, and may be termina-
ted during that period by either patty by
one month's notice in writing.
4 A transport allowance is payable at
the current rate of $732 per annum and
the officer will be required to keep a car
for the performance of his duties. Gov-
eininent will be prepared to grant an










OFFICIAL GAZETTE, THURSD.


Interest free loan to the officer for the
purchase of a car.
5. Quarters are not provided
6. Free passages to Grenada for the
successful candidate, his wife and a
maximum of 2 children will be provided.
7. App;"i'nts shoud state -
(a) Age
(b) Schools or University at which
educated and Certificates or
Diplomas obtained
(c) Nature of present and past em-
ployments.
(d) Amount of monthly salary or
wages earned in the post in which
applicant is or was la3t employed.
(e) Past experience in work of the
same or similar kind to that
required in the post advertised.
They should also furnish copies of testi-
monials (which will not be returned to
the applicant) certified as true copies by a
Justice of the Peace or a Minister of
Religion or Head of a Government Depart-
ment.


8. Applications should be in th can '
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AY, NOVEMBER 19, 1958 : :

8. Applications should be in th.^ can'
date's own handwriting and they will r
be considered if they do not contain t
information required above.
9 Qualifications -- The officer i -
pected to possess the standard qualify
tion of a Civil Engineer, or its equivalent,
and have ai least thlles years working ex-
perience on such Public Works. A work-
ing knowledge of Land and Engineering
surveys is essential. He will be required
to assist the Superintendent of Public
Works generally and to deputise for him
when required to do so.
10. The officer will be required to
carry out all types of Public Works and
such other duties as may from time to
time be required by the Superintendent
6f Public Works
11. He will be subject to Her Majes-
ty's Clonial Regulations and to the
General Orders of the Colony.
12. Applications should Ie addressed
to the secretary Public Service Commis.
sion, Government Office Grenada, to
reach him not later than 30th Novem-
ber. 1953.
Government Office,
GRENADA.


In the Supreme Court of the Windward Islands

and Leeward Islands,
DOMINICA CIRCUIT.
In the matter of the Forest, Soil and Water Conservation Ordinance, 3946.
And
In the matter of the Title to the Stonehill Estate situate in the Parish
of St. Joseph in the Colony of Dominica
ELIZABETH II. By the Grace of GOD of the United Kingdom of
Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories
Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of ihe Faith,
To all persons claiming an interest in the lands and tenements herein-
after described.
WHEREAS it has been made to app ar to Us that the Stonehill Estate
situate in the Parish of St. Joseph in the Island of Dominica, containing 200
acres 1 rood is unoccupied since 1914, and there is no person having title
thereto, whereby the said parcel of land ought to be vested in Us, that
proceedings will be taken to have the said parcel of land vested in Us at a
sitting of the S ipreme Court to be holden at Roseau in the Colony of
Dominica in the month of April, 1954.
All persons claiming an interest in such land, shall within one week
from the date of the last publication of this summons in the Gazette (such
summons shall be published during a period of six months) file on appear-
ance, either in person or by Solicitor in the office of the Registrar, and
shall, within one month from the date of appearance, lodge in the said
office a written claim containing a statement of the reasons on which the
same is founded: and you are hereby further warned that. if you fail to
appear at the said Court to be holden as aforesaid the said proceedings will
be heard and taken without you.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, We have caused the Seal of Our said Court
to be hereunto affixed at Roseau this 5th day of June, 1953.

T. A. BOYD,
Registrar.


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COUNCIL CHAMBER,
COURT House,
ROSEAU,
Thursday, May 28th, 1 53.

THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS.

AT a special meeting of the Legislative Council of Dominica
held at 10 a.m. this day:-
Present:
His Honour H.L. LINDO, Administrator (President)
The Honourable C. ADDISON HABNEY, Crown Attorney
J. BULLY, Financial Secretary
S,, C.J.L. DUPIGNY, First Nominated Member
J.O. AIRD, Second Nominated Member.
S,, G. AUSTIN WINSTON, Member for the Roseau
Northern Electoral District.
Mrs. ELMA NAPIER, Third Nominated Member
STAFFORD ALFNED, Member for the Eastern
Electoral District.
R.B. DOUGLAS. Member for the Portsmouth
Electoral District.
F.O.C. HARRIS, Member for the Roseau South-
ern Electoral District.
N.A. JEFFERS, Member for the Western Elec-
torsl Diritrict.
LI, NEL LAVILLE, Member for the Northern
Electoral District.
R.P. ST. LUCE, Member for the Southern Elec-
toral District.
Absent:
The Honourable H.D. SHILLINGFORD, C.B.E., Member for the
North-Western Electoral District,
Deputy President.
PRAYER
The meeting was opened with prayer.
CONFIRMA'IION OF MINUTES
The minutes of the meeting held on March 26th, 1953,
having been previously circulated, were taken as read and con-
firmed.
CORONATION ADDRESS OF LOYALTY
The Honourable First Nominated Member, seconded by the
Honourable Member for Roseau North, moved the suspension of
the Standing Rules and Orders to allow an humble Address of
Loyally from the Council to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
on the occasion of Her Majesty's forthcoming Coronation to be
moved.








The motion was put to the vote and passed unanimously.
The Honourable First Nominated Member, seconded by the
Honourable Member for Roseau North, moved the adoption by the
Council of the following Address :
"To Her Most Gracious Majesty Elizabeth the Se-
cond, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom
of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her
other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the
Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.
MAY IT PLEASE YOUR MAJESTY
We, the President and members of the Legislative Council
of the Colony of Dominica assembled on this twenty-eighth day
of May, 1953, on our own behalf and on behalf of all the people
of this Colony, pray leave to express unswerving loyalty and
devotion to Your Majesty's Throne and Person;
We are humbly thankful that it has pleased Almighty God
to permit our Beloved Sovereign to be anointed of the Lord and
solemnly consecrated in the high office to which Your Majesty
has been called;
We earnestly pray that, under God, Your Majesty's reign
may be distinguished by peace and progress, not only for the
peoples of the Commonwealth but for all the world;
And we ask God's fullest blessings on Your Majesty, His
Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, His Royal Highness the
Duke of Cornwall, Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, Her
Majesty Queen Elizabeth the .Queen Mother, and all the Royal
Family."
The Honourable First Nominated Member and the Honoura-
ble member for Roseau North addressed the Council.
The motion was put to the vote and passed unanimously.
His Honour stated that the text of the address would be
sent by telegram to the Secretary of State with a request that it
be transmitted to Her Majesty.
PAPERS TO BE LAID
The Honourable Crown Attorney laid the following papers
on the Table :-
( i) S.R. & 0., 1953, No. 2
(ii) ,, ,, No. 4
(iii) .. ,, No. 8
(iv) ,, ,, No. 9
( v) ,, ,, No. 10
(vi) ,, ,, No. 11
NOTICES
The Honourable Crown Attorney gave notice of his in.
tention to move at a later stage of the proceedings the First
Reading of the following Bills:-









(i ) An Ordinance to amend further the Education
Ordinance, 1949;
(ii) An Ordinance to amend further the Immigration
and Passport Ordinance. 1941, (No. 5 of 1941);
(iii) An Ordinance to amend further the Entertaii-
ments Ordinance, 1938.
MOTIONS
Government Bills
First Reading
(i) An Ordinance to amend further the Education Ord n-
ance, 1949.
On a motion by the Honourable Crown Attorney seconded
by the Honourable Financial Secretary the above-mentioned Bill
shortly entitled the 'Education (Amendment) Ordinance, 1953 ,
was read a first time.
(ii) An Ordinance to amend further the immigration an d
Passport Ordinance, 1941 (No. 5 of 1941).
On a motion by the Honourable Crown Attorne-.
seconded by the Honourable Financial Secretary the above-
mentioned Bill shortly entitled the "Immigration and Passpcl.r
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1953", was read a first time.
(iii) An Ordinance to amend further the Entertainmen r
Ordinance, 1938.
On a motion by the Honourable Crown Attorney seconded by
the Honourable Financial Secretary the above-mentioned Bill
shortly entitled the "Entertainments (Amendment) Ordinance,
1953," was read a first time.
ADJOURNMENT
The Honourable Crown Attorney, seconded by the Honourable
Financial Secretary, moved the adjournment of the Council sine
The Council thereupon adjourned sine die.
W. 0. SEVERIN
Clerk of the Legislative Council.
Confirmed this 17th day of November. 1953.
(Sgd.) H. LINDO.
Administrator, Prcsident.




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