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    Main
        Page 133
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        Page 138
    Supplement to Gazette: Orders of the Day for the meeting of the Legislative Council, Monday the 15th and Tuesday the 16th May, 1950
        Page A-1
        Page A-2
        Page A-3
    Ordinance, no. 3 of 1950: Trade Unions and Trade Disputes Ordinance, 1950
        Page B-7
        Page B-8
        Page B-9
        Page B-10
        Page B-11
        Page B-12
        Page B-13
    Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 40: Post Office (Amendment No. 2) Regulations, 1950
        Page C-93
        Page C-94
        Page C-95
        Page C-96
        Page C-97
        Page C-98
        Page C-99
        Page C-100
    Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 41: Sugar Industry (Rehabilitation and Price Stabilisation) Regulations, 1950
        Page C-101
        Page C-102
        Page C-103
        Page C-104
        Page C-105
        Page C-106
    Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 42: Sugar Industry (Labour Welfare) Regulations, 1950
        Page C-107
        Page C-108
        Page C-109
        Page C-110
        Page C-111
        Page C-112
    Statutory Rules and Orders, no. 43: Road Regulations, 1950
        Page C-113
        Page C-114
        Page C-115
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SAIN's VINCLINT '1


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE


Public hed b -tuth0rit .


VOL. 83.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 9 MAY, 1950. [No. 24.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.


No. 223.
OBITUARY.
The Administrator has learnt with deep regret of the death on 15th
March, 1950, of Mr. REGINALD POPHAM NICHOLSON (formerly LOBB),
C.M.G., C.B.E., who served as Administrator of this Colony from 16th
June, 1915 to 22nd November, 1922.
9th May, 1950.
(A. 13/1939).

No. 224.
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
Meetings of the Legislative Council of St. Vincent will be held in the Council
Chamber, Kingstown, on Saturday the 13th, Monday the 15th, and Tuesday the
16th May, 1950, commencing at 10 a.m. on each day.
The meeting on Saturday the 13th will be a special one in commemoration. of
the twenty-fifth anniversary of elected representation on the Legislature.
A cordial invitation to attend the special meeting particularly is extended to
the general public.
5th May, 1950.
(A 1/1949)

No. 225.
25TH ANNIVERSARY OF ELECTED REPRESENTATION.
Local Commemoration, Saturday, 13th lfay, 1950.
On Saturday, 13th May 1950, the Legislative Council of the Colony will
celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first meeting at which elected representa-
tives of the people sat. The elected members at that first meeting were:-
ALEXANDER MURDOCH FRASER,
WALTER McGREGOR GRANT,
JOSEPH MILTON GRAY,


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184 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 9 MAY, 1950.-(No. 24).


The Ex-Officio and Nominated Unofficial membership comprised the fol-
lowing gentlemen :-
ROBERT WALTER, C.M.G., Administrator and Colonial Secretary
NEVILLE HARRY TURTON, Attorney General.
JOHN FELIX HAMILTON OTWAY, Treasurer.
Dr. STANLEY BRANCH, Colonial Surgeon.
JAMES ELLIOTT SPROTT.
The St. Lucia Legislature celebrated its own anniversary on the 1st May,.
and the Honourable G. A. McIntosh represented the local Council at the cele-
brations.
The provisional programme for the local celebration on May 13th
includes:-
(1) Special Meeting of the Legislative Council at 10 a.m. [The Admin-
istrator will inspect a Guard of Honour at the Court House before
this meeting], followed by
(2) Punch Party at Havoc House ", the present temporary residence-
of the Administrator.
(3) The Legislature will be hosts at a Dinner at the Blue Caribbean"
Hotel.
Invitations to these functions will be issued during the course of the
week.

ORDER OF THE DAY.

Special Silver Jubilee MrXeting, 13th May.

[ Inspection of Guard of Honour in Court House Yard. ]

1. PRAYERS.
2. PAPER TO BE LAID:
(A Paper prepared by Hon. E. DU.NCAN, Elected Member for the North
Windward District, on the history of and constitutional development
in St. Vincent).
3. RESOLUTION OF LOYALTY TO THE THRONE:
(Motion by Hon. E. A. JOACHIM, J.P., Elected Member for the Lee-
ward District).
4.. PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS.
5. REPLY TO PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS-By Hon. G. A. MCINTOSH, Elected
Member for Kingstown.
ORlDERS OF THE DAY.

Ordinary meeting, 15th & 16th May.
------------
The Orders of the Day of the meeting of the Legislative Council on 15th and
16th May are published as a supplement to this issue of the Gazette.
9th May, 1950.

No. 226.
BRITISH INDUSTRIES FAIR.

VISIT OF ROYAL FAMILY TO WINDWARD ISLANDS STAND.

The following message which was received from London to-day is publish-
ed for general information :
"The King, Queen and Princess Margaret visited the Windward Islands
Stand at the British IndustriesFair at Earls Cou t this morning. May 9th. The
Exhibits were from St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Dominica and Grenada. The Queen
admired Brooches made.from polished shells. Earlier in the day the Stand was-
visited ,y Queen Mary accompanied by the Princess Royal, the Duchess of
Glouchester and the Diuchess of Kent. The Duchess of Glouchester plurch'r'ed
a straw Handbag and Princess Marggaet a Sunhat.
9th May, 1950.
(B. 26/1949).















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 9 MAY, 1950.-(No. 24). 135
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No. 227.
LEAVE NOTICES.

SICK LEAVE.

The Honourable S. F. BONADIE,
Member of Legislative Council, two
weeks' sick leave with effect from the
3rd May, 1950.
9th May, 1950.
(A. 31/1948).

No. 228.
EXTENSION OF LEAVE.

With reference to Government Notice
No. 77 of 7th February. 1950, Mr.
ELMORE DAISEY, Junior Clerk (De-
partment of Agriculture), two months'
further extension of leave without pay
with effect from 18th April, 1950.
9th May, 1950.
(P. F. 414).


No.- 229.
ROAD AUTHORITY.

Mr. C. deB. BARNARD, Member of
the Road Authority, has been granted
leave from 5th May to 31st July,
1950.
9th May, 1950.
(P. 1/1948).



No. 230.
BOARD OF INCOME TAX COMMIS=
SIONERS.

Mr. BERNARD GIBBS, Government
Secretary, is appointed to be Chairman
of the -Board of Commissioners of In-
come Tax with effect from 19th April,
1950, and during the absence on leave of
the Honouralule V. D. ARCHER, Colonial
Treasurer and Chairman of the Board of
Commissioners.
9th May, 1950.
(A. 37/1944).

No. 231.
Honourable D. McD. SMITH, Acting
Colonial Treasurer, is appointed to be
a Commissioner of Income Tax under
the provisions of Section 3 of the In-
come Tax Ordinance, 1948. with effect
from 19th April, 1950, and during the
absence on leave of the Honourable
V. D. ARCHri Colonial Treasurer and
a Commissioner of Income Tax.
9th May, 1950.
(A. 37/1944).


SNo. 232.
RESUMPI'ION.

Mr. I. NEBLETT, Senior Press Minder,
Government Printing Office, who was
granted three months' vacation leave
from 2nd February, 1950, resumed duty
on 2nd May, 1950.
9th May, 1950.
(P. F. 443).



No. 233.
LEGISLATION.

The under-mentioned Ordinance
which has been assented to by the
Governor's Deputy is published for-
general information with this issue of
the Gazette:-
No. 3 of 1950.-The Trade Unions and
Trade Disputes Ordinance, 1950.
(L. 10/1939) (A) ).
9th May, 1950.


No. 234.
The following documents are pnb-
lished with this issue of the Gazette :-
S.R. & 0. No. 40.-The Post Office
(Amendment No. 2) Regulations,
1950.
(J. 36/1940).

S.R. & 0. No. 41.-The Sugar Indus-
try (Rehabilitation and Price
Stabilisation) Regulations, 1950.
(F. 16/1949.)

S.R. & O. No. 42.-The Sugar Indus-
try (Labour Welfare) Regulations,
1950.
(F. 16/1949).

S.R. & O. No. 43.-The Road Regula-
tions, 1950.
(P. 29/1949).
9th May. J950.


No. 219.


FOR SALE.


"PLAIN WORDS" BY SIR ERNEST
GROWERS.

A small number of copies of that
admirable and instructive guide to use
of English-PLAIN WORDS by Sir
ERNEST GOW'Ens-are available for
sale at 2/- per copy, and may be obtain-
ed at Government Office.














SAINT VINCENT. TUESDAY, 9 MAY, 1950.-(No. 24).


-This work was originally prepared
with the object of helping Civil Ser-
vants in their use of written English.
It has, however, attracted such wide
attention otherwise that it has been
highly commended for use also in cir-
cles outside of the Civil Service.
2nd May, 1950.
(W. 11/1949).

No. 209.
OUTBREAK OF SWINE FEVER IN
TRINIDAD.

It is hereby notified for general infor-
mation that a report has been received
of the outbreak in the Talparo District,
Trinidad, of Swine Fever. Until fur-
ther notice, the importation into St.
Vincent and its Dependencies of pigs
from Trinidad is strictly prohibited.
25th April, 1950.
(M. 2/1942).

By Command,

BERNARD GIBBS,
(lover'nmen t Secretariy.

GOVERNMENT OFFICE.
9th May, 1950.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
NOTICE.

DONKEY SERVICE.

It is hereby notified for general infor-
mation that the following are charges-
payable in advance--for services by :-
KENTUCKY JACK DONKEY-
Jenny....................$1.00
M are .....................$5.00

HUGH S. McCONNIE,
Acting Superintendent of
Agriculture.
20th April, 1950.
(A. 11/1949).


VETERINARY NOTICE.

CATTLE DIPS.AND SIMILAR PREPA-
RATIONS-A CAUTION.

A case has occurred recently in which
a stockowner in St. Vincent dressed his
cattle for ticks with a cattle dip cont:in-
ing poisonous ingredients. He has lost
several animals owing to misuse of the


preparation. Stockowners should be
careful to follow exactly the directions
of the makers of such preparations. .If
directions on a container are not legible,
a copy should be studied. It is advisable
also for suppliers to ensure that direct-
ions on containers supplied to the public
are legible.-' Supplieis might be able to
keep a reserve supply of the appropriate
labels.
H. V. H. MORRIS,
Veterinary Officer, 7Windward
Islands.
9th May, 19;0.
(B. 1/1950).



SUPPLIES CONTROL NOTICE.

SALE OF STORES HELD BY CON-
TROLLER OF SUPPLIES.

Notice is hereby given that Mr. H. A.
DAVIS, Auctioneer, will sell by Auction
at the premises in Market Square recent-
ly occupied by Messrs. Popular Stores
(Dry Goods) on lVednesday 10th May,
1950, a quantity of goods from the
stocks held by the Controller of Sup-
plies.
The goods which will be on display at
the above mentioned premises in Market
Squarefron 1st May include the follow-
ing:-
Fish Hooks and Swivels, Cold Chisels,
Ratchet Drills, Ball Pein Ham-
mers,English Slide Rules, Pocket
Slide Calipers, Carbon Steel
Drills, Caulking Tools, Thickness
Gauges, Wrenches, Brass. Wire
Cloth, Bronze Wire Cloth, Galva-
nised Wire Cloth, Spoke Shave
Blades. Bench Grinders. Plain
Rasps, Bell Hangers, Bits and
Drills, a number of Radlio Parts
(Capicitors. Transformers Di;-
phrams, Tubes, Interstage
Speakers. Audio Transformers
etc.), also a number of Motor Car
Tyres and Tubes.
27th April, 1950.
(F. 3/1943).



TO LOCAL AGENTS REPRESENTING
SUPPLIERS OF FLOUR.

Notice is hereby given that St. Vin-
cent's monthly purchases of Flour are
now being made oni the open market
from suppliers who quote to Mr. C. R.
STOLLMEYOR, B.W.. Trade Commission-
er, 37 Board of Trade Building,
Montreal, Canada not lat r than the 2nd














SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 9 MAY, 1950.-(No. 24). 137


day of each month preceding that in
whioh the Flour is to be shipped.
lThe Grade of Flour required will be
Canadian Hard Spring Wheat 'E" Grade
according to tie. following specifications :
Minimum Protein content 13. 5%/
Maximum Ash content .5001
Maximum Moisture content 146/o
Minimum gassing power -475 mm.
Packing ia heavy cotton bags.
Prices quoted nmust be F.A.S. Mon-
treal and must exolnde Agents Commis-
sion which will be paid in St. Vincent
by arrangement. The B.W.I. Trade
Commissioner who will purchase Flonr
on I)ehalf of St. Vincent reserves the
right to arrange for samples to be drawn
at the port of loading for purposes of
analysis. He does not bind himself to
purchase flour at the lowest or any
quotation.
Local Agents representing Suppliers
oC Flour interested in the St. Vincent
business are requested to submit the
names and addresses of their Principals
immediately to the Controller of
Supplies, St. Vincent.

A. V. SPROTT,
Controller of Supplies.

25th April, 1950.
(T. 10/1948).


EDUCATION NOTICE.

CAMBRIDGE LOCAL EXAMINATIONS,
1950.

The Cambridge Local H;iher School
and School Certificate Examinations
Swill be held at this Centre in December
1950.
The fees are as follows :-
(a) University Fee:
For each H.S.C. Candidate 4. 0. 0.
,, ,, S.C. ,, 2.5.0.
(b) Local Fee :
For each H.S.C. or S.'.
Candidate 2.0.
Entries Forms may be obtained from
the Local Secretary. They should be
filled up and returned to him, together
with the Treasury Receipts, not later
than Thursday, 15th June, 1950.
Candidates are asked to hand if their
Forms in person, or to send them
through The Post Office to the Local
Secretary. The recent practice of pass-
ing them to him through friends is very
unreliable.
W. M. LOPEY,
Local Secretary.
GRAMMAR SCHOOL,
6th May, 1950.


FOR SALE.

SURVEYING INSTRUMENTS.

NOTICE is hereby given that there
will be put up for sale by public auction
at the Public Works Department at
1.30 o'clock in the afternoon of Satur-
day, 20th May, 1950, the undermen-
tioned articles :-
1 only 5" Micrometer Theodolite
1 only 6" Vernier Theodolite
1 only Dumpy Level.
These instruments (which are all
defective), together with their acces-
sories, can be examined at the Surveys
Office, Kingstown, at all reasonable
hours on any working day.

G. A. GRANT,
Superintendent of Wlorks.

3rd May, 1950.
(A. 11/1949).


TREASURY NOTICES.

DEVELOPMENT LOAN
WATER SUPPLY
(Second Series)

Under the authority of THE LOAN OR-
DINANCE, 1948, applications are invited
for the issue of Debentures to raise the
second loan instalment in connection
with the above scheme in the sum of
FIFTY SEVEN THOUSAND SIX HtN-
DRED DOLLARS ($57,600.00).
The respective Debentures proposed
are as hereunder -
Five (5) at $5,000.00
Fifteen (15) 1,000-00
Thirty (30) 500-00
Twenty (20) 100-00
Ten (10) 60-00
The loan will bear interest at 31/2%
payable half yearly and will be extin-
guishable in 25 years from date of issue.
The manner of redemption will be as fol-
lows :-
In each of the years from the
11th to the 15th inclusive after issue


Two
Four
Three


(2) Debentures of
(4)
(3)


$ 60-00
100-00
500-00


In each of the years from the
16th to the 20th inclusive after issue:
Three (3) Debentures of $ 500-00
Three (3) 1,000-00
In each of the years from the
21st to the 25th inclusive after issue:
One (1) Debenture of $5;,00000















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 9 MAY, .950.-(No. 24).


The Governor in Council will allot
Debentures by the system of drawing of
lots. If for any denomination of Deben-
ture there should be more applicants
than the. numbers respectively proposed
no applicant will be allotted more than
one Debenture. If there should be less
than these numbers respectively, after
all applicants have been satisfied by the
allotment of one Debenture the remain-
ing Debentures will be allotted in pro-
portion to the number for which applica-
tion has been made.

The forwarding envelope should be dis-
tinctly marked


WATER SUPPLY DEVELOPMENT
LOAN
(Second Series)
and be addressed to
HIS HONOUR THE ADMINISTRATOR
GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
ST. VINCENT, B.W.I.
and should be forwarded for receipt not
later than noon on WEDNESDAY, the
14th June, 1950.
V. D. ARCHER,
Colonial Treasurer.
The Treasury,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent,
13th April, 1950.


LAND AND HOUSE TAX NOTICE.

Notice is hereby given that the undermentioned persons having become
defaulters under the Land and House Tax Ordinance" their properties having
been levied upon will be offered for sale at 12 o'clock noon on Saturday 20th May
1950 at the Treasury for the recovery of Taxes due thereon.
V. D. ARCHER,
Colonial Treasurer.
Treasury,
St. Vincent,
12th April, 1950.
DISTRICT 2.

Names Locality

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McKie, Hilda Caratal 1 House Spot.
Cato,r Phillip New Prospect 4 acres 0 roods 10 poles
Williams, Osborne do. 1 acre 3 roods 22 poles
Rose, Brathwaite New Grounds 2 roods
Cain, Richard Richland Park 1 acre
Daniel, Abraham Dicksons 1 House Spot
Fraser, Frederick Langley Park 5 acres
Jack, James ,Dicksons 2 House Spots
John, Mary Ann Caratal 1 House
Joseph, William Dickson 2 House spots
Latchman, Martha Richland Park 1 House
Lougheed, George Caratal 1 House
Prescott, Wilkinsox Glenside 1 House
Leslie do. 1 House Spot
Williams, Adolphus Caratal 1 House

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LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF SAINT VINCENT. /
_______________ "
ORDER PAPER. :

Meeting of the Council to be held at the Council Chamber Kingstown, on the
15th and 16th May, 1950.

AGENDA.
1. Prayers
2. Confirmation of Minutes :
Minutes of the meeting of the Council held on the 20th October, 1948.
3. Announcements
4. Notices of Questions
5. Notices of Motions
6. Papers to be laid (See Schedule).

QUESTIONS.
The Honourable E. A. C. Hughes, Nominated Member, to ask the following
questions :-
1. (a) Will Government state whether one of the main reasons for the
existence of the Camden Park Experiment Station is the improvement of livestock
in the Colony?
(b) If the answer is in the affirmative, will Government please state why
persons seeking the services of stud animals at the station are faced with so many
restrictions and difficulties?
2. (a) In view of the high cost of imported animal feeds, will Government
please state whether the Agricultural Department has prepared formulae for the
preparation of relatively inexpensive animal feeds made largely from local
produce?
(b) If the reply is in the affirmative, will Government please see that these
formulae are made available to the general public?
3. In view of the lack of pavilion accommodation at the Island's playing
fields, will Government please state whether consideration has been given to the
possibility of combining the proposed Peace Memorial Hall with a pavilion at the
new Grammar School playing field?
4. Will Government state for the information of this Council, what is the
present position with regard to the Kingstown Market?
5. Will Government please state when the new water service is expected to
become a truly regional service instead of a Kingstown and district water service
as at present?
6. (a) Will Government please state whether other Colonies served by
British West Indian Airways Limited, are required to keep a launch similar to the
one recently received locally?
(b) If the answer is in the negative, will Government state why it is necessary
for such a launch to be stationed here?
(c) Will Government please state whose will be the financial responsibility
for the upkeep of this launch including salaries, etc., payable to the personnel
employed in connection with it?

The Honourable G. A. McIntosh, Member for Kingstown to ask the following
Questions :
1. Will Government make provision for lectures in Agriculture to be delivered
to pupils of Primary Schools throughout the Colony by officers of the Agricultural
Department? -
2. Will Government consider the amendment of the Rent Restriction
Ordinance so as to give the Rent Restriction Board power to deal with all rentals
of property, whether for business or dwelling purposes.
3. (a) Government having given to Leslin Clarke of Richmond Hill a house
as compensation for the death of her son who was killed by an electric wire,-this
house was given to her, however, only for her lifetime and not outright-Will
Government take steps to have this house kept in proper repair both in the
interest of the woman and in the interest of Government to whom this house must
revert on the death of this woman?
(b) Alternatively, will Government consider making this house an outright
gift to Leslin Clarke?










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4. In view of the fact that nearly all the fish brought for sale in the
Kingstown Market'is sold"in the Black-Market "; and'it is stated that this is done
openly in the view of the local authority, will Government take steps to remedy
this situation?
5. In view of the fact that complaints are made concerning the method by
which persons are made to queue up in the Kingstown Market for fish, and the
majority of poor people stand in line and remain there until all the fish is sold
otherwise, will Government pay some attention to this matter through the Control
Department so as to enable the poorer classes to obtain fish, and to be able to buy
it at Control prices.
6. Will Government please give attention to the road to Montrose along the
North River bank upwards,to:Liberty Lodge-and also see to the installation of
lights along this route?
7. There being two holes at the Court House gate where water collects,
presenting a very undesirable condition during the rainy season, will Government
consider asphalting the path from the gate to the steps so as to make a better
approach to this Council Chamber?
8. Can I be informed as to how soon Government intends to pay attention to
the remaining..portion of the Richmond Hill Land Settlement Village so as to be
enabled to inform the villagers who are very dissatisfied over the continued long
neglect of their interests there?
9. Due to the fact that there is a great deal of discouragement to the
development of Trades Unionism by certain Heads of Departments and other
persons employed in Government Departments, the Government Cotton Ginnery
and the Arrowroot Association, will Government openly declare its policy
concerning Trades Unionism in St. Vincent?
10. In view of the fact that this Council has voted 100 per annum for music
and on occasions when music is needed for public functions there is none to be had,
will Government please take early steps to remedy this very unsatisfactory
situation?

The Honourable E. A. Joachim, Member for Leeward, to ask the following
Questions :
'1. Will Government please say how soon it is intended to start work on the
new school at Barrouallie?
"2. Will Government please take immediate steps to improve the portion of
the Leeward Highway from Layou to Buff River?
3. Will Government please take early steps to provide house spots for 14
persons who have been given notice to quit the lands they now occupy on Rutland
Vale estate?
4. In view of the fact that the fishermen of Barrouallie are quite often out at
nights; and in view also of the fact that they find it very difficult to find their way
home,: will Government please consider the possibility of placing a light on
"Maroon Rock to remedy this situation?
5. Will Government please place before this House the report of the enquiry
made into the case of Miss Harry, the late District Post Mistress of Troumaca?
6. Will Government state if there is any truth in the rumour that at the
Troumaca Post Office at present; delivery of letters and sale of stamps are only
made early in the morning and late in the evening?

THE ORDER OF THE DAY.

IN COMMITTEE.
Public Library Bill.

BILLS FOR SECOND READING.
Water Authority Bill.
Boy Scouts Association Bill.
Police (Amendment) Bill.
Maintenance (Amendment) Bill.
British Nationality Act (Offences, Penalties and Fees) Bill.
Public Health (Amendment) Bill.
Ticket Duty (Amendment) Bill.
Village Councils (Amendment) Bill.
Town Boundaries (Amendment) Bill.
















MOTIONS.
The Honourable G. A. McIntosh, Member for Kingstown, to move :-
1. In view of the fact that the system of delivery of letters at district post
offices is such as to cause wrong deliveries to be made, and in view of the fact that
wrong deliveries are made and no blame can be attached to the postmasters or
postmistresses in charge, and also that despite this fact Miss Harry who was in
charge of the Post Office at Troumaca, has been dismissed as a result of a wrong
delivery made.
BE IT RESOLVED that this Council give consideration to the matter with a view
of dispensing justice to the individual who has been wronged, and also to make
recommendations concerning the-system so as to prevent further injustice from
being done.
2. That this Council approve the Report of the Standing Closer Association
Committee, appointed by the Secretary of State for the Colonies under the
Chairmanship of Major-General Sir Hubert Rance, G.C.M.G., G.B.E., C.B., to
consider and make recommendations upon a number of questions relating to the
closer association of the British Caribbean Colonies.

The Honourable Acting Crown Attorney to move :
1. That this Council approve the Report of the Public Services Commission
appointed by the Secretary of State for the Colonies under the Chairmanship of
Sir Maurice Holmes, G.B.E., K.C.B., to enquire into and make recommendations in
relation to the unification of the Public Services of the British Caribbean Area.
2. That this Council approve the Order cited as the Department of Labour
(Agricultural Workers) (Amendment) Order, 1950, made by the Governor in
Council under section 5 (1) of the Department of Labour Ordinance, 1942, (No. 14
of 1942), on the 31st day of March, 1950.
3. That this Council approve the Regulations shortly entitled the St. Vincent
Grammar School (Amendment) Regulations, 1950, made by the Governor in
Council on the 25th April, 1950, under section 29 of the Education Ordinance, 1937
CNo. 29 of 1937).

SCHEDULE.
Council Paper No. 13 of 1950-Decisions taken at Budget Session of Finance
Committee, 21st to 24th November, 1949.
Council Paper No. 14 of 1950-Minutes of the meeting of Finance Committee held
on the 6th December, 1949.
Council Paper No. 15 of 1950-Minutes of the meeting of Finance Committee held
on the 16th December, 1949.
Council Paper No. 16 of 1950-Minutes of the meeting of Finance Committee held
on the 10th January, 1950.
Council Paper No. 17 of 1950-Minutes of the meeting of Finance Committee held
on the 31st January, 1950.
Council Paper No. 18 of 1950-Report on the Electricity, Telephone and
Refrigeration Department for the year 1949.
In Typescript:
Report on the Public Library for-the year 1949.
Report of the Registrar, Supreme Court, for the year 1949.


















SAINT VINCENT.

No. 3 of 1950.


I Assent
[ L.S. ]
GEO. C. GREEN,
Governor's Deputy.
24th April, 1950.
AN ORDINANCE to regulate Trade Unions and Trade Disputes.

[ 9th May, 1950. ]
Enacted by the Governor with the advice and consent of the
Legislative Council of Saint Vincent.


1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Trade Unions and
Trade Disputes Ordinance, 1950.

PART I.
2. Trade Union" means any combination whether
temporary or permanent, the principal purposes of which are
under its constitution the regulation of the relations between
workmen and masters, or between workmen and workmen, or
between masters and masters whether such combination would
or would not if this Ordinance had not been enacted have been
deemed to have been an unlawful combination by reason of some
one or more of its purposes being in restraint of trade :
Provided that nothing in this Ordinance
(a) shall affect
(1) Any agreement between partners as to their own
business;
(2) Any agreement between an employer and those
employed by him as to such employment;
(3) Any agreement in consideratioh of the sale of the
goodwill of a business or of instruction in any
profession, trade or handicraft; or


Short title.



Meaning of
trade union.








Trade Unions and Trade Dispute.


Trade unions
not criminal.



Trade union not
unlawful for
civil purposes.

Trade unions
prohibited from
carrying on
business unless
registered.



Registrar of
trade unions.

Registration of
Ui'acde unions.





Compulsory
registration.












Rules for
registry.


(b) shall preclude any trade union from providing benefits for
its members.
Registered means registered under this Ordinance.
Registrar means the Registrar of Trade Unions.

3. The purposes of any trade union shall not, by reason
merely that th-'y are in restraint of trade, be deemed to be
unlawful so as to render any member of such trade union liable
to criminal prosecution for conspiracy or otherwise.

4. The purposes of any trade union shall not, by reason
merely that they are in restraint of trade, be unlawful so as to
render voidable any agreement or trust.

5. (1) No trade union or any member thereof shall perform
any act in furtherance of the purposes for which it has been
formed unless such trade union has first been registered.
(2) Any trade union or any officer or member thereof who
contravenes the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an
offence punishable with a fine not exceeding one hundred and
twenty dollars.

6. The Governor may appoint such person as he may think
fit to be the Registrar of Trade Unions.

7. Any seven or more members of a trade union may, by
subscribing their names to the rules of the union and otherwise
complying with the provisions of this Ordinance with respect to
registration, register such trade union under this Ordinance;
Provided that if any one of the purposes of such trade union
be unlawful such registration shall be void.

8. (1) Every trade union shall be registered in accordance
with the provisions of this Ordinance or be dissolved within three
months of the date
(a) of its formation, or
(b) of any notification by the Registrar that he has refused
under section 10 to register the trade union, or
(c) of the commencement of this Ordinance whichever is the
later date.
(2) Every trade union which is not registered or dissolved
within the period prescribed in the preceding sub-section and
every officer thereof shall be guilty of an offence punishable with
a fine not exceeding twenty-four dollars for the first offence and
for any subsequent offence two dollars for every day it remains
unregistered after the expiration of such period.
9. With respect to the registry under this Ordinance of a
trade union, and of the rules thereof, the following provisions
shall apply :-


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1950.








Trade Unions and Trade Dispute.


(1) An application to register the trade union and its rules
shall be sent to the Registrar with copies of the rules and
a list of the titles and names of the officers of the trade
union.
2) The Registrar upon being satisfied that the trade union
has complied with the rules respecting registry in force
under this Ordinance shall subject to the provisions of
section 10 register the trade union and rules.
S3) No trade union shall be registered under a name identical
with that by which any other existing trade union has
been registered or so nearly resembling such name as to
be likely to deceive the members of the public.
(4) The Registrar upon registering a trade union shall issue
a certificate of registration.

10. (1) If the Registrar is satisfied that:-
(a) the applicants have not been duly authorised to apply for
registration; or
(b) the purposes of the trade union are unlawful; or
(c) the application is not in conformity with the provisions of
this Ordinance;
he may refuse registration.
(2) When the Registrar refuses to register a trade union he
shall forthwith inform the applicants in writing of the grounds
of his refusal.
(3) An appeal shall lie to the Supreme Court from a refusal
of the Registrar to register a trade union and on such appeal the
Supreme Court may make any such order as it thinks proper,
including any directions as to the costs of the appeal. Any such
order of the Supreme Court shall be final.
(4) The Supreme Court may make rules governing such
appeals, providing for the method of giving evidence, prescribing
the time within which such appeals shall be brought, the fees to
be paid, the procedure to be followed and the manner of notifying
the Registrar of the appeal.
(5) The Registrar shall be entitled to be heard on any appeal.

11. (1) It shall be lawful for the Registrar to cancel the
registration of any trade union
(a) at the request of the trade union, to be evidenced in such
manner as he may direct;
(b) on proof to his satisfaction that a certificate or registration
has been obtained by fraud or mistake, or that such trade
union has wilfully, and after notice from the Registrar,
violated any of the provisions of this Ordinance or has
ceased. to exist.


Refusal of
registration.


Cancellation of
Registration.


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Trade Unions and Trade Dispute.


1950.


(2) Not less than two months' previous notice specifying
briefly the grounds of the proposed cancellation, except where
the trade union has ceased to exist in which case notice of
cancellation may be given forthwith, shall be given by the
Registrar to the trade union before such cancellation is effected.
(3) An appeal from the decision of the Registrar under this
section shall lie to the Supreme Court subject to the same
conditions as are provided for an appeal against the refusal of
the Registrar to register a trade union, and the Supreme Court
may make rules providing for the same matters for which rules
may be made in respect of such appeal. The decision of the
Supreme Court shall be final.

12. (1) Every treasurer or other officer of a registered trade
union at such times as by the rules thereof he should render such
accounts as hereinafter mentioned, or having been required so to
do, shall render to the members thereof, at a meeting of the trade
union, a just and true account of all moneys received and paid by
him since he last rendered the like account, and of the balance
then remaining in his hands, and of all bonds and securities of
such trade union.
(2) Such account shall be audited by some fit and proper
person or persons to be appointed by the trade union.
(3) Upon the account being audited the treasurer or other
officer as the case may be shall, if thereupon required, hand over
to the trade union the balance which on such audit appeared to
be due from him, and shall also if required hand over to the trade
union all securities and effects, books, papers and property of the
trade union in his hands or custody.
(4) If the treasurer or other officer fails to hand over such
things and documents as in sub-section (3) required, the
Committee of Management of the trade union or any member for
and on behalf of the trade union may sue him in any competent
court for the balance appearing to have been due from him upon
the account last rendered by him, and for all moneys since
received by him on account of such trade union and for the
securities and effects, books, papers and property in his hands or
custody, leaving him to set off in such action the sums, if any,
which he may have since paid on account of such trade union;
and in any such action the plaintiff shall be entitled to recover
full costs of suit to be taxed as between solicitor and client.

13. (1) Every registered trade union shall transmit to the
Registrar the account prepared and audited in accordance with
section 12 within one month of its submission to the members of
the trade union.


Ne. 3.


Officers of
trade union
to account.
\


Audited'
accounts to
be ,ent to
registrar.







1950.


Trade Unions and Trade Dispute.


(2) Every officer of a registered trade union which fails to
comply with the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an
offence punishable with a fine not exceeding one hundred and
twenty dollars.

14. With respect to the rules of a registered trade union, the
following provisions shall have effect :-
(1) The rules of every such trade union shall contain
provisions in respect of the several matters mentioned in
the Schedule.
(2) A copy of the rules shall be delivered by the trade union
to every person on demand on payment of a sum not
exceeding twenty-four cents.

15. (1) Every alteration of the rules of a registered trade
union shall be registered with the Registrar and shall take effect
from the date of registration unless some later date is specified
in the rules.
(2) The rules of a registered trade union shall not be altered
so that they cease to contain provisions in respect of the several
matters in the Schedule.

16. The Governor in Council may make rules respecting
registry under this Ordinance and in particular but without
prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power with respect
to :-
(a) The seal, if any, to be used by the Registrar for the purpose
of registration under this Ordinance;
(b) The forms to be used for such registry;
(c) The inspection of registers and documents kept by the
Registrar and the making of copies of any entries therein;
(d) The fees to be charged for registration and inspection and
any other service or matter prescribed or permitted by
this Ordinance; and
(e) Generally for carrying this part of this Ordinance into
effect.
Provided that any rules made under this section shall have
no force or effect until approved by resolution of the Legislative
Council


PART II.
17. (1) In this part :-
"Intimidate means the use of violence or threats of violence
such as would justify the offenders being bound over to
keep the peace.
"Trade dispute" means any dispute between employers and
workmen or between workmen and workmen, which is
connected with the employment or non-employment or
with the terms of the employment, or with the conditions
p labour of any pen n.


Rules of
registered
trade unions.






Alteration
of rules of
trade unions.





Rules by
Governor in
Council.


Definitions.


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Trade Unions and Trade Dispute.


"Workmen means all persons employed in trade or industry
whether or not in the employment of the employer with
whom a trade dispute arises.

Immunity of 18. (1) An action against a trade union, whether of workmen
trade unions or masters, or against any members or officials thereof on behalf
from actions of themselves and all other members of the trade union in respect
of tort. of any tortious act alleged to have been committed by or on behalf
of the trade union shall not be entertained by any Court.
(2) 'Nothing in this section shall affect the liability of a trade
union or any official thereof to be sued in any Court touching or
concerning the property or rights of a trade union, except in
respect of any tortious act committed by or on behalf of the union
in contemplation or in furtherance of a trade dispute.

Conspiracy in 19. (1) An agreement or combination of two or more persons
relation to to do or procure to be done any act in contemplation or
trade disputes. furtherance of a trade dispute shall not be triable as a conspiracy
if such act committed by one person would not be punishable as
a crime.
(2) An act done in pursuance of an agreement or combination
by two or more persons shall, if done in contemplation or
furtherance of a trade dispute, not be actionable unless the act, if
done without any such agreement or combination would be
actionable.
(3) Nothing in this section- shall exempt from punishment
any person. guilty of a conspiracy for which a punishment is
awarded by any law in force in the Colony.
(4) Nothing in this section shall affect the law relating to
riot, unlawful assembly, breach of the peace or sedition or any
offence against the State or the Sovereign.
(5) A crime for the purposes of this section means an offence
for the commission of which the offender is liable to be imprisoned
either absolutely or at the discretion of the Court as an alternative
for some other punishment.
(6) Where a person is convicted of any such agreement or
combination as aforesaid to do or procure to be done an act which
is punishable on summary conviction, and is sentenced to
imprisonment, the imprisonment shall not exceed three months,
or such longer time, if any, as may have been prescribed by the
law for the punishment of the said act when committed by one
person.,
S :
Removal of 20. Anact done by a person in contemplation or furtherance
liability for of a trade dispute shall not be actionable on the ground only that
interfering with it induces some other person to break a contract of employment
another person's or that it is an interference with the trade, business, or
business, employment of some other person, or with the right of some other
person to dispose of his.capital or his labour as he wills.


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No. 3.








Trade Unions and Trade Dispute.


21. Every person who, with a view to compelling any other Intimidation
person to abstain from doing or to do any act which such other or annoyance.
person has a legal right to do or abstain from doing, wrongfully
and without legal authority :-
(1) uses violence to or intimidates such other person or his
wife or children, or injures his property; or
(2) persistently follows such other person about from place to
place; or
(3) hides any tools, clothes or other property owned or used
by such other person, or deprives him of or hinders him
in the use thereof; or
(4) watches or besets the house or other place where such
other person resides or works or carries on business or
happens to be or the approach to such house or place; or
(5) follows such other person with two or more other persons
in a disorderly manner in or through any street or road,
shall be guilty of an offence punishable with a fine not exceeding
ainety-six dollars or with imprisonment with or without hard
labour for a term not exceeding three months.


22. Notwithstanding anything contained in this Ordinance :
It shall be lawful for one or more persons acting on their own
behalf or on behalf of a trade union or of an individual employer
or firm in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute, to
attend at or near a house or place where a person resides or works
or carries on business or happens to be, if they so attend merely
for the purpose of peacefully obtaining or communicating
information, or of peacefully persuading any person,to work or
abstain from workingn.

23. The following Ordinances are hereby repealed :--

The Trade Union Ordinance, 1933;
The Trade Union (Amendment) Ordinance, 1939;
The Trade Union (Amendment) Ordinance, 1940;
The Trade Union (Amendment) Ordinance, 1943;


Peaceful
picketing and
prevention of
intimidation.





Repeal.
No. 22 of 1933.
No. 17 of 1939.
No. 11 of 1940.
No. 7 of 1943.


Provided that all rules, regulations or orders made or given
unde-r the Ordinances hereby repealed and in force at the time of
coming into operation of this Ordinance shall be deemed to have
been made and given under this Ordinance and shall continue in
force until other provision shall be made by virtue of this
Ordinance,


1950.


No. 3.









SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND 0 S c,

1950, No. 40. -.T

POST OFFICE (AMENDMENT NO 2) REGEU
(Gazetted .9th May, 1950).

1. Short title. These Regulations may be cited as the Post Office
(Amendment No. 2) Regulations, 1950, and shall be read as one with the Post
Office Regulations, 1938, (hereinafter referred to as the principal Regulations) and
all amendments thereto.
2. Regulation 4 revoked and replaced. Regulation 4 of the
principal Regulations as replaced by the Post Office (Amendment) Regulations,
1941, (S.R. & 0. 1941, 'No. 30) is hereby further revoked and replaced as follows :-
"LETTERS AND POST-CARDS.
4. The prepaid rate of postage on letters shall be as follows:-
Not exceeding one ounce in weight ...... ...... ..... ..... ...... 4?
For every additional ounce or fraction of an ounce ...... ...... ...... 24
The prepaid rate of postage on a post card shall be two cents.
3. Regulation 6 revoked and replaced. Regulation 6 of the
principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced as follows :-
NEWSPAPERS.
6. The prepaid rate of postage on newspapers, including any supplement
thereto, shall .be two cents for every copy, not exceeding six ounces in weight,
with a further charge of two cents for every additional six ounces or fraction
of six ounces. If two or more copies are sent in a single packet, each copy
shall be liable to the same postage as if it had been posted separately :
Provided that in no case shall a packet of such copies be chargeable with a
higher rate than that chargeable on a book packet of the same weight."
4. Regulation 13 revoked and replaced. Regulation 13 of the
principal-Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced as follows :
"PRINTED PAPERS AND COMMERCIAL PAPERS.
13. The prepaid rate of postage on printed papers and commercial
papers shall be :-
For every'two ounces or fraction thereof ...... .. ..... 2"
5. Regulation 20 revoked and replaced. Regulation 20 of the
principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced as follows :-
"PATTERN AND SAMPLE PACKETS.
20. The prepaid,rates of postage on pattern and sample packets shall
be a fellows :-

4sS, 71a%
*w 40







Net exceeding 4 oz. in weight ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 8
Exceeding 4 oz. and not exceeding 6 oz...... ........... ...... ...... 44
Exceeding 6 oz. and not exceeding 8 oz ...... ...... ......... ...... 5 "

6. Regulation 29 revoked and replaced. Regulation 29 of the
principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced as follows :-
"PARCELS.

RATES AND WEIGHTS.
29. The rates of postage to be charged on parcels shall be as follows :-
For a parcel not exceeding 1 lb ...... ...... ...... .... ...... ..... 74
Every additional 1 lb or fraction of 1 lb ...... ..... ...... ...... 54
No parcel shall exceed 22 1b in weight "

I7. Regulation 98 revoked and replaced. Regulation 98 of the
principal Regulations as revoked and replaced by the Post Office (Amendment)
Regulations, 1943, (S.R. & O. 1943, No. 5) is hereby further revoked and replaced as
follows :-

"LETTERS.
98. The prepaid rate of postage on letters to the United Kingdom and
other parts of the British Empire generally, Mandated Territories (except
Trans-Jordan), Egypt, the British Postal Agencies in Morocco and His
Majesty's Ships in Home or Foreign Waters shall be 84 for the first ounce,
and 44 for each additional ounce or fraction thereof; the rate to all other
places (including Iraq and Trans-Jordan) shall be 104 for the first ounce,
and 64 for each additional ounce or fraction thereof."

8. Regulation 100 revoked and replaced. Regulation 100 of the
principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced as follows:-

"POST-CARDS.
100. The prepaid rate of postage on every Post-Card for a destination
to which the 84 letter rate applies (as prescribed in Regulation 98) shall be
44 and to all destinations outside the Colony shall be 64".

9. Regulation 111 revoked and replaced. Regulation 111 of the
principal Regulations as revoked and replaced by the Post Office (Amendment No.
3) Regulations, 1948, (S. R. & O. 1948, No. 75) is hereby further revoked and
replaced as follows :-

"PRINTED PAPERS AND COMMERCIAL PAPERS.
111. The rate of postage (which must be prepaid) on Printed Papers
and Commercial Papers shall be :-
(a) on Printed Papers-
44 for the first 2 ounces or fraction of 2 oz. and 24 for each.
additional 2 ounces or fraction of 2 eu&ees;






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(b) on Commercial Papers-
4 for the first 2 ounces or fraction of 2 oz. and 2 for each
additional 2 oz. or fraction of 2 ounces with a minimum charge of
10 ".

10. Regulation 121 revoked and replaced. Regulation 121 of the
principal Regulations as amended by the Post Office (Amendment) Regulations,
(S. R. & 0. 1947, 'No. 10) is hereby revoked and replaced as follows :-
"LITERATURE FOR THE BLIND.
121. Packets containing papers impressed for the use of the blind shall
be accepted up to a maximum weight of 15 Tb. The prepaid rates on such
packets shall be :-
1 for 21/2 lb or fraction of 21/21t."

11. Regulation 122 revoked and replaced. Regulation 122 of the
principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced as follows :
SAMPLES.
122. The postage (which must be fully prepaid) on sample packets for
all places abroad shall be :-
40 for the first 2 ounces or fraction of 2 oz. and 2 for each additional
2 ounces or fraction of 2 ounces."
12. Regulation 134 revoked and replaced. Regulation 134 of the
principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced as follows :
SMALL PACKETS.
134. The rate of postage on small packets to any destination to which
the service applies is 46 per 2 ounces with a minimum charge of 200. The
postage on small packets shall be fully prepaid."

13. Regulation 220 revoked and replaced. Regulation 220 of the
principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced as follows:-
INDEMNITY FOR LOSS.
220. If a letter or packet duly admitted to registration has been
entirely lost whilst in the custody of the Post Office the Colonial Postmaster
undertakes to pay indemnity of 25 gold francs, ($13.92) (or 2. 18. 0) except
in cases beyond control, (e.g. tempest, shipwreck, earthquake and war). No
compensation shall be payable except in the case of the loss of the entire
letter or packet except in the case of the United Kingdom of Great Britain
with whom exceptional arrangements exist for the loss of the contents of a
registered letter. In the case of the United Kingdom of Great Britain
payment of indemnity for the loss of the contents of a registered letter shall
be limited to the payment of an indemnity of 25 gold francs ($13.92) or
2. 18. 0); and no claim shall in any case-be entertained unless it be made
within one year from the date of posting."

14. Table B revoked and replaced. Table B to the principle
Regulations as replaced by the Post Office (Amendment) Regulations 1949, (S. R.
& 0. 1949, No. 68) and amended by the Post Office (Amendment) regulations, 1950,
(S. R. & 0. 1950, No. 7) is hereby revoked and replaced as follows :-





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"TABLE B.

TABLE B OF POSTAGE ON AIR MAILS PRESCRIBED BY THE GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL.
Air Rate (in-
cluding ordinary
Country of Destination. postage per 1/2o
or fraction of
1/2OZ.

A d en ...... ...... ...... .. .... ...... ...... ...... ...... 836
Africa (Continent of) British and Foreign Countries and
Territories ...... .. ... .... .. . -... ...... 836
A la sk a ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... .. ...... ...... 3 1
Antigua (per B.W .I. Airways) ...... ...... ..... ...... 86
A rgen tin e ...... ..... ..... ...... .. ....... 356
A scen sion ...... .... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ..... 830
A ustralia ...... ..... ...... ............ 836
A zores...... ...... ...... ... ..... 516
B aham as ...... ........ ... ... ...... ...... ..... 29W
Barbados (per B.W .I. Airways) ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 8
B erm u d a ...... ....... ...... ...... .... ..... ...... .... ...... 290
B oliv ia ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ... .... ...... 35 0
B ra zil ...... .... ...... ...... . ..... ...... ...... 35
British Guiana (per B.W.I. Airways) ...... ...... ...... ...... 86
British Honduras (per B.W.I. Airways) ...... ...... ...... ...... 86
British North Borneo ....... ...... ...... ...... ..... 836
B u rm a ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... .... ...... .... 836
C an a d a ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ..... ..... ..... 310
Canal Zone ..... ...... ...... ...... ......... 356
C an ary Isles ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 834
Cape Verde Isles ............ ...... ...... ...... ...... 836
C eylon ........ ...... ...... ...... ..... ...... ...... ...... 836
C h ile ...... ...... ............ ...... 35d
C h in a ...... ... ..... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 836
C olum bia ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 356
C osta R ica ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... .... 35
C u b a ..... .. ... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 299
C yprus ...... ...... ...... ..... ..... ...... ...... 830
Dominica (per B.W .I. Airways) ...... ...... ...... ...... 8
Dominican Republic (via B.W.I. Airways) ...... ..... ...... 216
D utch East Indies ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ..... ..... 83
D utch G uiana ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ... ...... 23g
Dutch W est Indies ...... ...... ...... ..... ...... 234
E cu a d or ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 355
E gypt ...... .... .. ..... ...... ...... ... ...... 836
E u rop e ...... ........... ...... ...... ..... ...... ..... ...... 61
Europe-By-air to New York and onward by steamer ...... ...... 356
Falkland Islands ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 350
F iji ...... ....... ...... ...... ...... ...... ..... ...... ...... 83(1
French Guiana ...... ............ ... ...... 234
French W est Indies ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... .... ...... 236












Country of Dest


Gibraltar ......
Great Britain and Ireland include:
Great.Britain and Ireland includir
Great Britain and Ireland including
and onward by steamer ......


Gtrenaaa (per B.\
Guam


Guatemala
Haiti
Honduras ......
Hong Kong
Honolulu ......
India
Indo-China
Iraq
Iran (Persia)
Jamaica (per I
Japan
Macao
Madagascar
Madeira ......
Malay States
Malta
Manilla
Mauritius
Mexico
Newfoundland
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Palestine ......
Panama ......
Paraguay ......
Persia
Peru
Puerto Rica
San Salvador
Seychelles
St. Helena


..


..
..
..
.
.


.
.W
-
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.


St. Kitts (per B.
St. Lucia (per B
St. Thomas V.I.
Siam
Solomon Islands
Straits Settleme]
Sudan (Anglo-Eg


.I. Airways
.... ......
.... ...... ...- -
.... ...... .....

..... .....

..... ..... ...... ......


.... ... ...... ......
... ...... ..-
..... ...... ... . ..
.I. Airways) ...

.... ... .... ..
..... .... ... ..
....- ... .... ..
..... ...... ...... ....

... ..... ..
..... ... .... ..
.... .... ... ..
..... ..... .... ...
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The Air rate for Post Cards shall be half the rates detailed for letters for each
country of destination, except in the case of countries on the 8 cents rate when the
full rate of 8 cents will be paid.
N.B.-Air Mails are despatched from and received in St. Vincent via Trinidad.

Air Mails are despatched from and received in St. Vincent by Air whenever
opportunity offers. Whenever it appears to the Trinidad or to the St. Vincent
Administration that time will be gained such Air Mails are however forwarded to
destination by vessel or steamer, to St. Vincent for delivery or to Trinidad for
onward transmission by Air. In the case of the 8 cents rates Air Mails are sent
direct to the country of destination by vessel or steamer from St. Vincent whenever
a saving of time is likely to be effected by such despatch.

Air Mails addressed to places on the 8 cents rate will be despatched by sea to
Trinidad for onward transmission by B.W.I. Airways or vice versa.

Air Mails of the 8 cents rate addressed to places not served by the B.W.I.
Airways will be accepted and despatched to the nearest Colony served by B.W.I.
Airways or vice versa.

Air Mail is forwarded by the Intermediary Postal Exchange of Trinidad
daily by Foreign Carriers and by British Carriers on Mondays, Wednesdays,
Thursday and Saturdays.

Air Mail intended to be forwarded by Foreign Carriers should be marked
clearly "By Foreign Carrier ", otherwise they may be forwarded by "British
Carrier."

15. Revocation. The following Regulations are hereby revoked :-
The Post Office (Amendment) Regulations, 1941, (S.R. & O. 1941, No. 30).
The Post Office (Amendment) Regulations, 1943, (S. R. & O. 1943, No. 5).
The Fost Office (Amendment) Regulations, 1947, (S. R. & 0. 1947, No. 10).
The Post Office (Amendment) Regulations, 1949, (S. R. & O. 1949, No. 68).
The Post Office (Amendment) Regulations, 1950, (S. R. & 0. 1950, No; 7),








16. Commencement. These Regulations shall come into operation on
the first day of June, 1950.



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STATUTORY RULES AND O ERS,

1950, No. 41.



SUGAR INDUSTRY (REHABILITATION AND PRICE
STABILISATION) REGULATIONS.


(Gazetted 9th May, 1950).

PART I.
PRELIMINARY.
1. Short title. These Regulations may be cited as the Sugar Industry
(Rehabilitation and Price Stabilisation) Regulations, 1950.

2. Interpretation. In these Regulations-
the Committee means the Committee appointed under Regulation 3 of
these Regulations;
the Ordinance" means the Sugar Export Cess Ordinance 1948, and any
amendments thereto;
"exporter" means an exporter as defined in section 2 of the Ordinance;
"the fund" means the Sugar Industry Rehabilitation Fund established
under section 5 (b) of the Ordinance;
"the Secretary means the person appointed under Regulation 12 of these
Regulations;
rehabilitation means replacements, improvements or additions to existing
plant and machinery in a factory, and the extension, renovation or
reconstruction of any existing factory building, with the object of
increasing efficiency in production, but does not include normal
maintenance.

PART II.
REHABILITATION AND PRICE STABILISATION COMMITTEE.
3. Appointment of Committee. (1) The Governor in Council may
appoint a Committe to be known as the Sugar Industry Rehabilitation and Price
Stabilisation Committee which shall have the control of the Sugar Industry Price
Stabilisation Fund and the Sugar Industry Rehabilitation Fund.
(2) The Committee shall consist of two persons representing Sugar Producers
in the Colony, two public Officers, and one other person to be Chairman.




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4. Term of Office of Committee. The Committee shall remain in
office for the term of two years from the date of its appointment, and shall in the
manner provided by Regulation 3 (2) of these Regulations be re-appointed every
two years. Members of Committee shall be eligible for re-appointment.

5. Appointment of Acting Chairman. Whenever there is a
vacancy in the office of Chairman, the Governor in Council shall appoint some
other person to be Chairman.

6. Quorum of Committee. (1) Three members present at any
meeting of the Committee shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of
business.
(2) The Chairman shall preside at all meetings of the Committee which he
attends, and in his absence the members present may elect one of their number to
preside over the meeting.

7. Method of Voting. Every question before the Committee shall be
determined by the votes of a majority of the members present, and the Chairman
or other presiding member shall have an original vote thereon and also a casting
vote if the votes are equally divided.

8. Leave of .bsence. (1) The Governor may grant leave of absence
to any member of the Committee.
(2) Where leave has been granted the Governor may, subject to the
provisions of Regulation 3 (2) of these Regulations appoint another person to act
in the place of the member of the Committee who has been granted such leave.

9. Resignation. (1) A member may, by writing under his hand
addressed to the Government Secretary, resign from the Committee.
(2) Where a member, without the leave of the Governor absents himself from
three consecutive quarterly meetings of the Committee, he shall be deemed to have
resigned.

10. Revocation of Appointments. The Governor in Council may,
at any time, revoke the appointment of a member of the Committee.

11. Vacancies in Committee. (1) Where a vacancy in the Committee
is occasioned by death, resignation or other cause, the Governor in Council may,
subject to the provisions of Regulation 3 (2) of these Regulations appoint another
person to be a, member of the Committee for the remainder of its term.
(2) The Committee may act notwithstanding any vacancy among the
members thereof.

12. Appointment of Secretary. (1) The Committee may, with the
approval of the Governor, appoint some fit and proper person to be Secretary of
the Committee at such salary as is approved by the Governor.
(2) The Secretary shall not be dismissed without the approval of the
Governor.







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13. Duties of Secretary. (1) The Secretary shall perform such
duties as shall be assigned to him by the Committee, and shall on all occasions in
the execution of his office act under the superintendence, control and direction of
the Committee.
(2) The Secretary shall attend all meetings of the Committee and record
correctly the minutes of the proceedings thereof.
14. Time of Meetings. (1) The Committee shall meet at least once
in every three months on such date as may be fixed by the Committee.
(2) The Committee shall also meet as often as it may be summoned either by
direction of the Chairman or on the written requisition of at least three members
of the Committee who shall sign the same. In such requisition there shall be
stated the nature of the business to be transacted at the meeting and the
requisition shall be delivered to the Secretary.
(3) The Secretary shall summon a meeting of the Committee on, and in
accordance with, the direction of the Chairman, and also within three days after
the receipt by him of a requisition made in accordance with sub-regulation (2) of
this regulation.
(4) Every notice convening a meeting of the Committee shall state the time
and place of the meeting and nature of the business to be transacted at such
meeting.

15. Travelling and Subsistence Allowance. The reasonable
travelling and subsistence expenses incurredd by members of the Committee in
attending meetings of the Committee, or while engaged on any business of the
Committee, shall be paid by the Committee.

PART III.
REHABILITATION FUND.
16. Register of Exporters. The Secretary shall keep a Register of
exporters, and shall register therein every exporter who applies to be registered
with the Committee together with the factories operated by him as hereinafter
provided.

17. Application for Registration. Any exporter may apply in
writing to be registered with the Committee, and every such exporter shall specify
in his application the sugar factories operated by him.

18. Certificate of Registration. The Secretary shall issue a
certificate of registration to every exporter registered by him as aforesaid.

19. Notification of Cessation to Export. Every registered exporter
shall notify the Committee in writing whenever any factory belonging to him
changes ownership or ceases to manufacture sugar for export.

20. Exporter to submit Quarterly Returns. (1) Every registered
exporter shall, before the thirty-first day of January, the thirtieth day of April,
the thirty-first day of July, and the thirty-first' day of October of each year submit
to the Committee "certified statements of all sugar exported by him during the
preceding three months.









(2) Every such exporter shall, together with the first quarterly statement
submitted by him under this regulation, submit a certified statement of the
quantity of sugar exported by him from the Colony subsequent to the thirty-first
day of December, nineteen hundred and forty-nine, and up to and including the
last day of the month immediately preceding the period covered by his first
quarterly statement.

21. Register of Sugar Exported. The Secretary shall keep a
register showing-
(a) the quantity of sugar exported from time to time by each exporter;
(b) the amount of the levy to be allocated to the Fund in respect of each
exporter in accordance with section 6 (b) of the Ordinance;
(c) the date when payment of such levy is due; and
(d) the date when payment of such levy is made.

22. Books of Aceount and Registers. The Secretary shall keep
such books of account and registers as are necessary to render detailed accounts
in respect of such portions of the Fund as relate to each exporter.

23. Register of Claims. The Secretary shall keep a Register of all
claims made upon the Fund as hereinafter provided, and shall record therein the
decisions of the Committee in respect of every such claim.

24. 'Statement of Accounts. The Secretary shall, as soon as possible
after the thirty-first day of December of each year, prepare and lay before the
Committee preparatory to submission to the Governor in Council a report upon
the administration of the Fund during the preceding year, together with a Balance
Sheet and Statement of Revenue and Expenditune.

25. Distribution of Annual Report. Copies of the annual reports
and statements shall be forwarded by the Secretary to each registered exporter.

26. Inspection of Accounts. All books of account, registers and
documents relating to the Fund shall be at all times open to inspection by any
member Qf the Committee.

27. Application of Interest from Fund. Any interest earned on
any monies invested or deposited by the Colonial Treasurer under the provisions
of the -Ordinance shall be allocated once in every year to such portions of the
Fund relating to the various exporters in such proportions as the Committee may
deem fit.

2.8. Annual Audit of Accounts. The accounts of the Committee
shall be audited once in every year :by the Government Auditor and the Committee
shall pay therefore such fee as maybe approved, by the Governor.

29. Employment of Staff. The Committee may employ such persons
as they may think necessary, in addition to the Secretary,. at such salaries.as, they
nmay bifihk' fit.







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30. Expenses. All expenses arising out of the control and administration
of the Fund shall be borne by the Fund, and shall be apportioned and charged to
the Fund in any manner the Committee may think fit.

31. Claims which may be made from Fund. (1 Any registered
exporter may claim to be reimbursed from the Fund for any work of rehabilitation
carried out by him, or to be advanced any sum of money to defray the cost of any
work of rehabilitation contemplated by him.
(2) Any registered exporter making any claims as aforesaid shall declare in
writing to the Committee-
(a) the amount claimed;
(b) the nature of the work of rehabilitation already carried out or in process
of being carried out or contemplated; and
(c) the actual or estimated cost as the case may be.
(3) Every claim for re-imbursement shall be accompanied by a certified
statement as to the amount expended, and that such sum was utilised solely on
the work mentioned in the claim.
(4) Any registered exporter to whom payment of any sum of money from the
Fund has been made under these Regulations, shall within six months of the date
of the completion of the work of rehabilitation in respect of which such payment
has been made, submit to the Committee a statement certified by an Auditor or
such other person as may be approved by the Committee, of the expenditure
incurred in respect of such work of rehabilitation.

32. Power of Committee with regard to claims. The Committee
may in their discretion, grant or refuse any claim made under the preceding
regulation or may authorise the payment of any smaller sum.

33. Power to enter and inspect Factories. The Committee or any
member thereof, or any person appointed by the Committee may, upon due notice
being given, enter and inspect any factory in respect of which a claim has been
made on the Fund.

34. Method of Payment of Disbursements. All disbursements and
payments shall be made by the Colonial Treasurer upon presentation of the
relevant voucher, duly certified by the Chairman of the Committee and the
Secretary.

Made by the Governor in Council under section 7 of the Sugar Export Cess
Ordinance, 1948, (No. 32 of 1948) this 14th day of April, 1950.

A. V. KING,
Clerk of Executive Council.
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STATUTORY RULES AND O DERS,

1950, No. 42. \

SUGAR INDUSTRY (LABOUR WELAF -
REGULATIONS.

(Gazetted 9th May, 1950).

PRELIMINARY.
PART I.
1. Short title. These Regulations may be cited as the Sugar Industry
(Labour Welfare) Regulations, 1950.
2. Interpretation. In these Regulations-
"the Committee means the Committee appointed under Regulation 3 of
these Regulations;
the Ordinance" means the Sugar Export Cess Ordinance, 1948, and any
amendments thereto; "
exporter" means an exporter" as defined in Section 2 of the Ordinance;
the Fund" means the Sugar Industry Labour Welfare Fund established
under Section 5(c) of the Ordinance;
the Secretary means the person appointed under Regulation 12 of these
Regulations;
labour worker means-
(a) any person engaged in manual labour in or about any work
incidental to the production of sugar cane and the manufacture
of sugar; and
(b) any person engaged in manual labour in or about any work
incidental to the production of sugar cane for sale to an exporter.

PART II.
LABOUR WELFARE COMMITTEE.
3. Appointment of Committee. (1) The Governor in Council may
appoint. a Committee to be known as the Sugar Industry Labour Welfare
Committee-which shall have the control and administration of the Fund.
(2) The Committee shall consist of two persons representing the interests of
Sugar-Exporters in the Colony, two persons representing the interests of workers
in the sugar industry and two public officers.

4. Term of Office of Committee. The Committee shall remain in
office for the term of two years from the date of its appointment, and shall, in the
manner provided by Regulation 3 (2) of these Regulations, be re-appointed every
two years. Members of the Committee shall.be eligible for re-appointuient.



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5. Appointment of Chairman. On the appointment of a Committee,
and whenever there is a vacancy in the office of Chairman, the Governor in
Council shall appoint a member of the Committee to be Chairman.

6. Quorum of Committee. (1) Three members present a,, any
meeting cf the. Committee shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of
business.
(2) The Chairma.n shall preside at all meetings of the Committee which he
attends, and in his absence the members present may elect one of their number to
preside over the meeting.

7. Method of Voting. Every question before the Committee shall be
determined by the votes of a majority of the members present, and the Chairman
or other presiding member shall have an original vote thereon and also a casting
vote if the votes are equally divided.

8. Leave of Absence. (1) The Governor may grant leave of absence
to any member of the Committee.
(2) Where leave has been granted, the Governor may, subject to the
provisions of Regulation 3(2) of these Regulations, appoint another person to act
in the place of the member of the Committee who has been granted such leave.

9. Resignation. (1) A member may, by writing under his hand
addressed to the Government Secretary, resign from the Committee.
(2) Where a member, without the leave of the Governor, absents himself
from three consecutive quarterly meetings of the Committee, he shall be deemed
-o have resigned.

10. Revocation of Appointments. The Governor in Council may,
at.any time, revoke the appointment of a member of the Committee.

11. .Vacancies in Committee. (1) Where a vacancy in the Committee
is occasioned by death, resignation or other cause, the Governor in Council may,
subject to the provisions of Regulation 3(2) of these Regulations, appoint another
person to be a member of the Committee for the remainder of its term.
(2) The Committee may act notwithstanding any vacancy among the
members thereof.

12. Appointment of Secretary. (1) The Committee may, with the
approval of the Governor, appoint some fit and proper person to be Secretary of
the Committee at such salary as is approved by the Governor.
(2) The Secretary shall not be dismissed without the approval of the
Governor.

13. Duties of Secretary. (1) The Secretary shall perform such
duties as shall be assigned to him by the Committee, and shall on all occasions in
the execution of his office act under the superintendence, control and direction of
the Committee.







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(2) The Secretary shall attend all meetings of the Committee and record
correctly the minutes of the proceedings thereof.

14. Time of Meetings. (1) The Committee shall meet at least once
in every three months on such date as may be fixed by the Committee.
(2) The Committee shall also meet as often as it may be summoned either by
direction of the Chairman or on the written requisition of at least three members
of the Committee who shall sign the same. In such requisition there shall be
stated the nature of the business to be transacted at the meeting and the
requisition shall be delivered to the Secretary.
(3) The Secretary shall summon a meeting of the Committee on, and, in
accordance with, the direction of the Chairman, and also within three days att r
the receipt by him of a requisition made in accordance with paragraph (2) of this
regulation.
(4) Every notice convening a meeting of the Committee shall state the time
and place of the meeting and the nature of the business to be transacted at such
meeting.

15. Travelling and Subsistence Allowance. The reasonable
travelling and subsistence expenses incurred by members of the Committee irl
attending meetings of the Committee, or while engaged on any business of the
Committee, shall be paid by the Committee.

PART III.

LABOUR WELFARE FUND.

16.. Register of Exporters. The Secretary shall keep a register of
exporters and shall register therein every exporter who applies to be registered
with the Committee.

17. Certificates of Registration. Every exporter shall register with
the Committee, and the Secretary shall issue a certificate of registration to every
exporter registered by him as aforesaid.

18: Notification of Cessation to Export. Every registered
exporter shall notify the Committee in writing whenever he ceases to manufacture
sugar for export.

19. Quarterly Statements of Export to be submitted. (1) Every
registered exporter shall, before the thirty-first day of January, the thirtieth day
of April, the thirty-first day of July, and the thirty-first day of October of each
year, submit to the Committee certified statements of all sugar manufactured by
him and exported during the preceding three months.
(2) Every such exporter shall, together with the first quarterly statement
submitted by him under this Regulation, submit a certified, statement of the
quantity of sugar manufactured by him and exported from the Colony subsequent
to the thirty-first day of January, nineteen hundred and forty-nine, and up to
and including the last day of the month immediately preceding the period covered
by his first quarterly statement.









20. Register of Sugar Exported. The Secretary shall keep a
register showing-
(a), the quantity of sugar produced by each exporter and exported;
(b) the' amount of levy to be allocated to the Fund under section 6 (c) of
the Ordinance in respect of the quantities of sugar produced by each
exporter and exported from time to time;
(c) the date when payment of such levy is due; and
(d) the date when payment of such levy is made.

21. Books of Account and Registers. The Secretary shall keep such
books of account and registers as are necessary to render detailed accounts in
respect of such portions of the Fund as relate to each exporter, and shall publish
in the Gazette before the thirty-first day of January of each year, a list of the
exporters registered with the Committee.

22. Record of Disbursements. The Secretary shall keep a register
of all applications for disbursements from the Fund and shall record therein the
decisions of the Committee in respect of each application.

23. Statements of Account. The Secretary shall, as soon as possible
after the thirty-first day of December of each year, prepare and lay before the
Committee a report upon the administration of the Fund during the preceding
year, together with a Balance Sheet and Statement of Revenue and Expenditure,
and the Committee shall, as soon as possible thereafter, submit such report,
Balance Sheet and Statement to the Governor-in-Council.

24. Distribution of Annual Reports. Copies of the Annual reports
and statements shall be forwarded by the Secretary to each registered exporter.

2b. Inspection of Accounts. All books of account, registers, and
documents relating to the Fund shall be at all times open to inspection by any
member of the Committee.

26. Application of Interest on Fund. Any interest earned on any
monies invested or deposited by the Colonial Treasurer under the provisions of the
Ordinance shall be allocated once in every year to such portions of the Fund
relating to the various exporters in such proportions as the Committee may deem
fit.

27. Audit of Accounts. The accounts of the Committee shall be
audited once in every year by the Government Auditor, and the Committee shall
pay therefore such fee as may be approved by the Governor.

28. Employment of Staff. The Committee may employ, in addition
to the Secretary, such-persons as they may consider necessary for the keeping of
proper records, and for the purposes of carrying out the provisions of these
Regulations.







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29. Expenses. All expenses arising out of the control and administration
of the Fund shall be borne by the Fund, and shall be apportioned and charged to
the Fund in any manner the Committee may think fit.

30. Disbursement for Benefit of Workers. (1) The Committee
may make disbursements from the Fund for the benefit and welfare of labour
workers.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing sub-paragraph, the
Committee may make such disbursements for any of the following purposes :
(a). the housing of labour workers;
(b) the improvement of social conditions (including housing and recreational
facilities) of labour workers;
(c) making loans or grants to labour workers approved by the Committee to
enable such workers to erect and own houses on approved sites;
(d) making loans to labour workers for any purposes approved by the
Committee;
(e) the establishment of creches and the promotion of child welfare;
(f) making grants and/or loans to associations and bodies for such purposes
and on such conditions as may be approved by the Committee;
(g) the establishment of a pure water supply; and
(h) the improvement of sanitation.
(3) Any applicant for a loan or grant from the Fund for any of the purposes
of sub-regulations (1) and (2) of this regulation shall make application in writing
to the Committee, who may, in their discretion grant or refuse such application.
(4) Where any application is made by or on behalf of any labour worker
under sub-regulation (3) of this Regulation, the Committee shall charge any
disbursement made to that portion of the Fund relating to the exporter on whose
behalf such labour worker is employed.

31. Committee may Inspect Welfare Schemes. The Committee
or any member thereof, or any person appointed by the Committee may eter and
inspect any premises or schemes in respect of which application has been made
for any disbursement from the Fund or in respect of which a disbursement has
been made.

32. Certification of Disbursement Vouchers. All disbursements
and payments shall be made by the Colonial Treasurer upon presentation of the
relevant voucher, duly certified by the Chairman of the Committee and the
Secretary.

Made by the Governor in Council under section 7 of the Sugar Export Cess
Ordinance, 1948, (No. 32 of 1948) this 14th day of April, 1950.

A. V. KING,
Clerk of Executive Council.
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STATUTORY RULES AND ORERS,

1950, No. 43.' \

THE ROAD REGULATIONS.,\yy:"-
(Gazetted 9th May, 1950.)

1. Short Title. These Rules and Regulations may be cited as the Road
Regulations, 1950.
"2. Time and Place of Meetings. Meetings of the Road Authority
shall be held at such time and place as the Chairman may direct, provided that
meetings shall be convened by the Chairman on a written request signed by at
least fcu'r members stating the reason therefore.
3. Mode of Convening Meetings. Meetings shall be convened by
written or printed summonses signed by the Secretary which shall, whenever
practicable, give at least seven days' notice and provide an Agenda of the businema
to be dealt with.
4. Failure to attend Meetings. Any Member who fails to attend
three consecutive meetings of the Road Authority, without being excused
therefrom, shall be deemed to have vacated his seat and the Chairman shall
inform the Governor accordingly.
5. Chairman to Preserve Order. The Chairman of the Road
Authority shall preserve order at its meetings, and decide on all disputed points
oforder.
6. Decisions by Majority Vote. All questions brought up for
discussion at meetings of the Road Authority shall be decided by a majority of
votes.
S7. Secretary to Keep Minutes. The Secretary shall keep full
minutes of the proceedings of all meetings of the Road Authority, and at each
meeting the minutes of the last preceding meeting shall, if not previously
ciraulated, be read and confirmed before proceeding-with any other business.
":8. Weights of Vehicles permitted on Roads. The maximum gross
weight of vehicles permitted on public roads in the Colony shall be as fixed from
time to time by the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Ordinance, 1940; PROVIDnB
that in any special case the Superintendent of Public Works may grant a permit
in writing for the use of a vehicle exceeding the said maximum gross weight, but
subject to the provisions of the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Ordinance, 1940.
S9. Vehicles may be weighed. For purposes of ensuring that the
maximum gross weight is not exceeded, the Superintendent of Public Works may
require the person in charge of any vehicle to proceed to a weighbridge or other
weighing machine.


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10. Obstruction Roads. (1) No house or other structure or any
section thereof exceeding seven feet six inches in width shall be removed or
transported over or along any road except under the following conditions :-

(a) Any person causing any such removal or transport shall give to the
officer in charge of the nearest police station at least twenty-four hours
previous notice of his intention to cause such removal; and when giving
such notice he shall state the day and hour on which such removal is to
commence, the places from and to which, and the roads along which
such removal is to be made; and any other particulars that the Police
may require to know concerning the mode of transport or other matter.

(b) 'No house, structure or section as aforesaid shall be removed or
transported along a public road except in the daytime, that is, between
sunrise and sunset; and if such removal or transport be not completed
in one day, the house or structure shall be moved from off the road until
the day when the removal or transport is to be resumed.

(2) OBSTRUCTION AND DAMAGE TO ROAD. Nothing herein contained
shall be deemed to excuse any person who in the course of any such removal or
transport wilfully causes unnecessary obstruction on a public way or who damages
any road or other property.

11. Dimensions and Loading of Vehicles. The dimensions and
loading of vehicles shall be as prescribed by the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic
Regulations, 1940.

12. Protection of Bridges, etc. For. the protection of bridges,
retaining walls, embankments, culverts, fences and other works, riparian owners
or owners of land adjacent to or near to such works may be directed in writing by
the Road Authority to see to it that no gravel, boulders or other material is
removed within a distance of fifty feet from such works, if in the opinion of the
Road Authority the removal thereof will imperil the foundations of such works.
The Road Authority, for the aforesaid purposes, nmay similarly direct the aforesaid
owners to maintain in good order and repair all water-courses, and to see to it that
they are kept clear of tree trunks, branches and other obstructionss .

13. Penalty Any person or persons who-

(a) fail to comply with the lawful directions of the Road Authority or the
Superintendent of Public Works under the provisions of these
Regulations, or

(b) contravenes any of the provisions of these Regulations,
shall be liable on summary conviction before a Magistrate to a fine not exceeding
fifty dollars or in default of payment to imprisonment for a period not exceeding
three months.












Made by the Central Road Authority under Sections 18 and 60 of the Roads
Ordinance, 1949, this 15th day of March, 1950.

G. A. GRANT,
Chcarman.

J. A. BAYNES,
Member.
(P 29/1949).


Approved by the Governor in Council under sections 10 and 68 of the Roads
Ordinance, 1949, this 1st day of May, 1950.

A. V. KING,
Clerk of Executive Counci.

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