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        Page 389
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        Page 393
    Ordinance No. 25 of 1950: An Ordinance further to amend the Arrowroot Ordinance, 1930
        Page A-149
        Page A-150
        Page A-151
        Page A-152
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    Ordinance No. 26 of 1950: An Ordinance to amend the Income Tax Ordinance, 1948
        Page A-155
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    Ordinance No. 27 of 1950: An Ordinance further to amend the Firearms Ordinance, Cap. 175
        Page A-157
        Page A-158
    Ordinance No. 28 of 1950: An Ordinance to amend the Kingstown Board Ordinance
        Page A-159
        Page A-160
    Ordinance No. 29 of 1950: An Ordinance to amend the King George V Playing Field Ordinance, 1945
        Page A-161
        Page A-162
    Ordinance No. 30 of 1950: An Ordinance to provide for the Registration of Firms and Persons carrying on business under Business Names and for purposes connected therewith
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    Ordinance No. 31 of 1950: An Ordinance to provide for the Administration of Public Assistance
        Page A-173
        Page A-174
        Page A-175
        Page A-176
    Jury List for the year 1951
        Page A-177
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SAINT -VINC ENT-


GOVERNMENT


GAZETTE


VOL. 83.] SAINT VINCENT, WEDNESDAY, 27 DECEMBER, 1950. [No. 66.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.


No. 619.


CHRISTMAS GREETINGS.


The following telegrams containing Christmas messages have been received
by the Administrator and are published for general information:-
From the Minister of Transport-
As Minister of Transport I send my best wishes and thanks to all those
whose efforts enable our Merchant Seamen to enjoy Christmas in Clubs and
Hostels Overseas. I also send Greetings to all Officers and Men of the
Merchant Navy and am sure that wherever they may be they will be among
friends and enjoy themselves at this time of festivity and good fellowship. A
Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year to you all.
From the Secretary of State for the Colonies-
In associating myself with the message from the Minister of Transport
I send my cordial greetings and good wishes especially to all members of the
Merchant Navy who come from the British Colonial Territories and also to
all those who are so generously helping to provide for the comfort and
entertainment of our seamen at Colonial Ports.
The following telegrams to and on behalf of the people of St. Vincent were
exchanged between His Excellency the Governor of the Windward Islands and the
Administrator of St. Vincent respectively :
From the Governor-
Following from Governor and Lady Arundell to the People of the
Windward Islands :-
We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Peaceful New
Year.
From the Administrator-
The People and Government of St. Vincent thank you for your kind
wishes and in reciprocating them earnestly hope that 1951 will bring peace
and prosperity to these Islands.
The Administrator acknowledges the receipt of Seasonal Greetings from the
following sources :-


S SS


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390 SAINT VINCENT, WEDNESDAY, 27 DECEMBER, 1950.-(No. 66).


The Directors of Kolok Manufacturing Company, Ltd., London.
T. G. Major, Esq., Canadian Government Trade Commissioner, Trinidad.
The University College of the West Indies.
The Advocate Co., Ltd., Barbados.
The Management and Staff, United Traders, Ltd., Kingstown.
The Colonial Postmaster and Staff, General Post Office, Kingstown.
The Director & Staff, Department of Civil Aviation, Trinidad.
The Labour Commissioner & Staff, Department of Labour, Kingstown.
The Superintendent of Public Works & Staff, Public Works Department,
Kingstown.
The Senior Medial qOfficer Staff, Medical Department, Kingstown.
The Chairman, Central Housing & Planning Authority and Staff, Central
Housing & Plnning Authority, Kingstown.
The Directors & Staff, John H. Hazell, Sons & Co., Ltd., Kingstown.
His Excellency The Governor of British Honduras and Family.
His Excellency the Governor of the Gambia.
Their Honours the Administrators of Grenada, St. Lucia, and Dominica.
The British Council, Barbados.
The American Telephone & Telegraph Company, New York.

Seasonal Greetings have been sent by the Administrator to the following:-
His Excellency the Governor of the Windward Islands and Mrs. Arundell.
His Excellency the Governor of British Honduras and Mrs. Garvey and
Family.
His Excellency the Governor of the Gambia.
Their Honours the Administrators of Grenada, St. Lucia and Dominica.
Lt.-Col. K. I. D. Stewart, A.D.C. to His Excellency the Governor, Windward
Islands.
The Honourable Members of Executive & Legislative Councils.
The Heads of all local Government Departments.
The Crown Agents for the Colonies.
Messrs. Morningstar, Nicol, Inc., New York.
Messrs. Gillespie & Company, New York.
The American Telephone & Telegraph Co., New York.
The Advocate Co., Ltd., Barbados.
The Principal Auditor, Windward Islands, Grenada.
Commander A. D. S. Murray, Trinidad.
The Director General, Civil Aviation, Barbados.
Dr. Taylor, Principal, University College, Jamaica.
The Financial & Economic Adviser, Grenada.
L. Cools-Lartigue, Esq., St. Lucia.
The Executive Architect, St. Lucia.
The Director of Agriculture, Barbados.
The British Council, Barbados.
The Directors & Staff, J. H. Hazell, Sons & Co., Ltd., Kingstown.
S" Corea & Co., Ltd., Kingstdwn.
S" United Traders, Ltd., Kingstown.
S" Baynes Bros., Kingstown.
The Local Manager & Staff, Cable & Wireless, Ltd., Kingstown.
The Manager & Staff, Barclays Bank, Kingstown.
The Director & Staff, Department of Civil Aviation, Trinidad.
T. G. Major, Esq., Canadian Government Trade Commissioner, Trinidad.
27th December, 1950.


No. 620. Mr. FOSTER, who was born in 1901, is
ORGANIZATION & METHODS SURVEY. Chartered Accountant. Until 1939 he
was an efficiency expert on the Continent
SELECTION OF MR. JAMES W. POSTER ifo'r Unilevers. In 1940 he was appointed
MnS N agelnent Consultant to the Royal
AS EFFICIENCY EXPERT. Ordinance Factory, Chorley, and in 1941
he became a Time and Motion Study
It is notified for public information Expert (Grade I). In 1942 he was ap-
that the Secretary of State for the Colo- pointed as temporary Organisation
nies, in consultation with. His M:jely's Officer in His Majesty's Treasury, pro-
Treasury, has selected Mr. JAM\:s W. i moted to Senior Organisation Officer in
FOSTER to undertake an organizational 1945 anlI Assistant Accountant General
survey of the Administrative malchinecy in 1948. Since 1945 Mr. FOSTER has
of the Windward I-lands. been in charge of the Scottish Branch of













SAINT VINCENT, WEDNESDAY, 27 DECEMBER, 1950.--(No. 66). 391


the Treasury Organisation and Methods
Division, which is located in Edinburgh
and is responsible for advising the Heads
of the Scottish Departments on problems
of organisation and methods. During
the past few years Mr. FOSTER has been
responsible for the conduct of planned
reviews of the organisation of all the
Scottish Departments. He is a member
of the Review Committees which have
been set up by the larger Scottish De-
partments, i.e., Home, Health, Education
and Agriculture, and is also a member of
the Scottish Local Government Mal-
power-Committee and the Scottish Com-
mittee on Office Machines.
Mr. FOSTER is expected to leave the
United Kingdom by air on or about the
12th January, 1951. After a short stay
in Grenada for discussion with the
Governor he will proceed to St. Vincent
where the investigation will begin.
27th December, 1950.

No. 621.
LABOUR OFFICERS' CONFERENCE,
JAMAICA.

Mr. R. N. JACK, Labour Commis-
sioner, who left the Colony on 4th
December, 1950, to attend, as Windward
Islands Delegate, the Conference of
British West Indian Labour Officers held
in Jamaica, returned to the Colony on
19th December, 1950.
27th December, 1950.
(P. F. 4).

No. 622.
RESUMPTION.

With reference to Government Notice
No. 326 of 4th July, 1950, Mr. S. A.
NORRIS, M-edical Storekeeper, with
effect from 19th December, 1950.
27th December, 1950.
(P.' F. 332).

No. 623.
LEGISLATION.

The under-mentioned Ordinances
which have been assented to by His
Excellency the Governor are published
for general information with this issue
of the Gazette :-
No. 25 of 1950.-An Ordinance fir-
ther to amend the Arrowroot
Ordinance, 1930.
(C. 50/1949).
No. 26 of 1950.-An Ordinance to
amend the Income Tax Ordinance,
1948.
(J. 38/1950).


No. 27 of 1950.-An Ordinance fur-
ther to amend the Firearms Or-
dinance, Cap. 175.
(J. 37/1950).
No. 28 of 1950.-An Ordinance to
amend the Kingstown Board Or-
dinance.
(A. 16/1950).
No. 29 of 1950.-An Oidinance to
amend the King George V Play-
ing Field Oidinaice, 1945.
(A. 41/1948).
No. 30 of 1950.-An Ordinance to
Provide for the Registration of
Firms and Persons carrying on
business under Business Names
and for purposes connected there--
with.
(J. 1/1950).
No. 31 of 190.-An Ordinance to
provide for the Administration of
Public Assistance.
(J. 21/1950).
27th December, 1950.

NO. 624.
SUPPLEMENT TO GAZETTE.

In comformity with section 8 and
Form A of the Schedule to the Jury
Ordinance, 1938, the Jury List for the
year 1951 is published with this issue of
the Gazette.
27th December, 1950.

No. 617.
BANK HOLIDAYS.

Monday, and Tuesday, 1st and 2nd
January, 1951, being Bank Holidays, all
Public Offices will be closed on those
days.
19th December, 1950.

No. 611.
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS.

It is notified for general information
that there will be a 100% increase as-
from- 1st Jannary, 1951, on the suliscrip-
tioii rate for the Government Gazette
and on the prices of all printed matter
from the Government Priiting Office.
19th December, 1950.
(A. 4211948).

By Command,

A. V. KING,
Acting Government Secretary.

GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
27th December, 1950.













.392 SAINT VINCENT, WEDNESDAY, 27 DECEMBER, 1950.-(No. .66).


MEDICAL REGISTRATION NOTICE.

The under-mentioned person has
this day been'registered as -a Trained
Nurse :-
iedical Name. Residence.


No. VI Celina Clouden Union
Island
A. V. KING,
Acting Medical Registrar.
23rd December, 1950.

DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION.

This is to certify that, in accordance
with Ordinance No. 1 of 1934, THE
SPRING VILLAGE AGRICULTURAL
CREDIT SOCIETY has on this 2nd day
of December, 1950, been registered at
the office of the Registrar of Agricul-
tural Credit Societies, as a Society
operating under the Agricultural Credit
Societies laws of the colony.
HUGH S. McCONNIE,
Acting Registrar,
Agricultural Credit Societies.
2nd December, 1950.

NOTICE.

FLOWER'SEEDS.

It is hereby notified for general infor-
mation, that a new shipment of the
following varieties of Flower Seeds has
just arrived and will be on sale at the
Offices of the Department of Agriculture
on week days between the hours of 9
a.m. and 12 noon ahd from 1 p.m. to 4
p.m. at the following prices:-
Calliopsis-Crimson King 15c. per pkt.
Cristolo Prince of Orange 15 ,
,, LMixed Colours 15c. ,
Balsam Lady Slipper 22c.
Canterbury Bells Mixed 22c.
Diauthus--Double Mixed 22c.
Gaillardia Giant Hardy Hy-
brid Mixed Colors 22c. ,,,
Hollyhock--Ever Blooming 22c. ,
Petunias Mixed Colors 22c. ,, .
Phlox Mixed Colors 22c. ,,
*Salvia Scarlet Dragon 22c. ,,
Zinnias Giant Dahlia
Flowered Mixed 22c, ,,
SweetWilliam Mixed Colors 22o.,
Begonia--Prima Donna 35c. ,,
Carnation--Dark Red 3. ,, ,,
,, Flesh 35c. ., ,,
White 35c. ,, .,
Yellow 35c. .
Heliotrope Lemoune's
Giant Hybrid Mixed 350. ,, ,i
M. A. G. HANSCHELL,
Superintendent of Agriculture.


CUSTOMS NOTICES.

The undermentioned Livestock have
been seized for a breach of section 48
(2) Cap, 183.
One (1) Sheep
Seventeen (17) Fowls.
llth.December, 1950.


The undermentioned have been seized
for breaches of sections 4 (1), 11 (1)of
the Import and Export (Control) Regu-
lations, 1939, as amended by section 2
of the Import and Export (Control)
SRegulations, 1940. .
Three (3) bags Tannias
One (1) bag Yams
Twelve (12) Fowls.
BERNARD GIBBS,
Collector of Customs (Acting).
CUSTOMS,
18th December, 1950.


FOREIGN COMPENSATION COMMISSION.

A Commission has been established in
the United Kingdom under the Foreign
Compensation Act, 1950, for the purpose
of registering and determining claims to
participate in compensation under agree-
ments with 'foreign governments, and
,of distributing compensation as provided
by the Act.
As its first task the Commission will
deal with applications for compensation
from the Funds to be paid under the
agreements with the Governments of
Czechoslovakia and of Yugoslavia.
Any persons having claims against
either of these two Governments should
communicate with the Custodian of
Enemy Property at the Registrar's Office,
Kingstown, without delay and, in any
event, not later than 31st January, 1951.

DESMOND A.'McNAMARA,
Custodian of Enem2y Property.

19th December, 1950.
(Sec. 18/1939 (B).)


GENERAL ORDER.

Bands, singing processions and other
holiday gatherings will be permitted in
the town of Kingstown and other towns
from M1onday 18th December, 1950, to
Tuesday 2nd January, 1951, from 6 a.m.
to 8 a.m. (Sundays excepted) except on
the following public holidays-Monday
and Tuesday 25th and 26th December,
1950, and Monday, and Tuesday 1st and













SAINT VINCENT, WEDNESDAY, 27 DECEMBER, 1950.-(No. 66). 393


2nd January, 1951, when-the time will
be from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

W. I. RANDOLPH,
Lieut-Colonel,
Superintendent of Police.

5th December, 1950.


EDUCATION NOTICE.

GRAMMAR SCHOOL.

TERM I, 1951.

Term I, 1951, will begin on Monday,
15th January, at 10.30 a.m.

W. -4. LOPEY,
Headmaster.
Grammar School,
28th December, 1950.




MEDICAL NOTICES.

OPTHALMIC CLINICS.

NOTICE is hereby given that from
January 1st, 1951, these clinics will be
held at the Colonial Hospital (Bentinck
Lodge Annexe) Mondays and WeInes-
days instead of Tuesdays and Thursdays.
1st December, 19.50.
(M. 34/1948).

YELLOW FEVER CAMPAIGN.

All international effort is being made
to eradicate the Aedes sgypti (mosqui-
to) the urban vector (carrier) of Yellow
Fever from the Western Hemisphere.


The first step in any such attempt is
to make a survey of the mosquito infes-
tation in the Colony.
Sanitary Inspectors are making a
house to house inspection throughout
the Island and people are asked kindly
to co-operate to make this survey a
success.

E. D. BP CHARLES,
Senior Medical Officer.

6th December. 1950.
(M. 9/1944).




POST OFFICE NOTICE.

It is notified for general information
that due to the Xmas/New Year Holi-
days 1950/1951 the Grenadines Contract
Mail and Passenger vessel will observe
the following itinerary to and from the
Grenadines:-
Wednesday 27th December 1950 com-
mence the Sonthward run to intermedi-
ary Islands and Union Island.
Thursday 28th December 1950 return
to Kiigstown.
Wednesday 3rd January 1951 run to
Bequia and return to Kingstown.
Thursday 4th January 1951 commence
the Southward run to intermediary
Islands and Carriacou.
Friday 5th January 1951 return run
to Kingstown.
2. The normal contract schedule will
be resumed on Monday 8th January
1951.

G. ELFORD WILLIAMS,
Colonial Postmaster.

GENERAL POST OFFICE,.
ST. VINCENT, B.W.I.
12th December, 1950.


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SAINT VINCENT.

No. 25 of 1950.

I Assent,


, R. D. H. ARUNDELL,


Governor.

22nd December, 1950.

AN ORDINANCE further to amend the Arrowroot Ordinance,
1930.
[ On Proclamation. ]

Enacted by the Governor with the advice and consent of the
Legislative Council of Saint Vincent.


1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Arrowroot
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1950, and shall be read as one with the
Arrowroot Ordinance, (hereinafter referred to as the principal
Ordinance) and all amendments thereto.

2. Section 4 of the principal Ordinance is hereby repealed
and replaced as follows :-


4. (1) The following shall be eligible for
membership of the Association:-

(a) growers of arrowroot,
(b) licensed dealers in arrowroot, and
(c) co-operative societies, corporations and
partnerships legally constituted,
whose delivery of arrowroot to the Association
is not less than fifty barrels in each arrowroot
year; and the provisions of this Ordinance
:" shall apply to such society, corporation or


" Qualification
for Membership
of the
Association.


Short title.

No. 15 of 1930.

Section 4 of
principal
Ordinance
repealed and
replaced.


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1950


partnership as though such society, corpora-
tion, or partnership were a person.
(2) Members of the Association as described
in subsection (1) of this section, shall have the
right to appoint by power of attorney, or nom-
inate by other authority in writing addressed
to the Secretary, a representative to the Asso-
ciation; and such representative may exer-
cise, (subject to the provisions of this Ordin-
ance) on behalf of the person making the ap-
pointment or nomination as the case may be,
any rights conferred upon a member of the
Association or other person by this Ordinance.


Section 7 of
principal
Ordinance
repealed
and replaced.


3. Section 7 of the principal Ordinance is hereby repealed
and replaced as follows :


" Election of
Delegates
to elect
Members of
the Board.


Election of
District
Delegates to
elect a
representative
to the Board.


7. (1) (a) The members of the Association
as described in section 4, of this Ordinance
shall, on a day in the month of August in each
year to be appointed by the Board and pub-
lished in the Gazette at least one month be-
fore such appointed day, elect by ballot fif-
teen delegates who shall meet within fifteen
days of their election for the purposes of elect-
ing by ballot six members of the Association
to the.Board for the ensuing arrowroot year.
Such delegates shall themselves be eligible for
election to the Board.
(b) The Secretary shall, as soon as practi-
cable after such delegates have been elected,
cause them to be served with a notice in writ-
ing stating the day appointed for the election
of six members to the Board for the ensuing
arrowroot year. Such notice shall be served
at least 7 days prior to the appointed day, and
shall state the place and hour at which the
said election shall be' held.
(c) At a meeting of delegates for the pur-
poses of electing six members of the Associa-
tion to the Board, ten delegates shall consti-
tute a quorum.
(2) (a) The small growers of each dis-
trict mentioned in the First Part of the Sched-
ule to this Ordinance, if the total amount of
arrowroot grown in their district and delivered
to the Association is not less than fifty barrels
in each arrowroot year, shall, on a day in the
month of July in each year to be appointed by
the Superintendent of Agriculture and pub-
lished in the Gazette at least fourteen days


No. 25.


Arrowroot (Amendment).








No. 25. Arrowroot (Amendment). 195g

before such appointed day, elect from among
their number a representative (hereinafter
called a district delegate). The district del-
egates so elected shall have the rights and
privileges of members of the Association and
may attend the meetings of the Association
and sit and vote threat in accordance with
the provisions of paragraph (d) of this sub-
section.
(b) The election of district delegates shall
be by ballot, and shall be conducted under the
supervision of the Superintendent of Agricul-
ture, or such other persons as he may author-
ise in writing in that behalf. The Superin-
tendent of Agriculture shall give directions as
to, the district or districts in which small
growers shall vote, the manner in which the
ballot shall be taken, and the counting and
recording of votes; and his decision on any
question or dispute arising in connection with
the election of district delegates shall be
final.

(c) Such district delegates shall meet at
the offices of the Association, on a day in the
month of August in each year, to be appointed
by the Secretary and notified to them in writ-
ing at least seven days before such appointed
day, for the purpose of electing by ballot one
of their number to a seat on the Board for the
ensuing arrowroot year. Such notice shall
state the hour at which the election shall be
held. For the purposes of such meeting three
district delegates shall constitute a quorum.

(d) On the election of a representative to a
place on the Board under paragraph (c) of
this subsection, or on a show of hands at meet-
ings of the Association, a district delegate
shall be entitled to only one vote; but at meet-
ings of the Association when a poll is taken
the number of votes to which he shall be en-
titled shall be based on the total amount of
arrowroot delivered by his district to the As-
sociation, calculated in accordance with the
provisions of the proviso to section 13 of this
Ordinance: Provided that a district dele-
gate shall not be entitled to vote on the elec-
tion of delegates under subsection (1) of this
section.











No. 25. Arrowroot (Amendment).


Secretary to
adjourn
elections when
no quorum
present.







Governor to
nominate other
Members to the
Board.


Section 8 of
principal
Ordinance
repealed and
replaced.


(3) In the event of there not being a suf-
ficient number of delegates or district dele-
gates present to constitute a quorum at the
times appointed under this section for holding
of elections to the Board, the Secretary shall
adjourn the said election or elections to some
other.convenient date, and shall cause the del-
egates or district delegates, (as the case may
be) to be served with a notice stating the date,
time and place to which the said election has
been adjourned.

(4) The names of the members, and the
name of the district delegate, elected to the
Board shall as soon as practicable, thereafter,
be submitted by the Secretary to the Governor
who shall, within fourteen days after the re-
ceipt of the same, nominate at least one but
not more than two persons to serve on the
Board. At least one officer of the Civil Ser-
vice of the Colony shall be nominated to the
Board by the Governor.
(5) All delegates, district delegates and
members of the Board shall be eligible for re-
election or re-nomination as the case may be."


4. Section 8 of the principal Ordinande is hereby repealed
and replaced as follows :-


"Representatives
may be.
Members of
Board.


8. Notwithstanding anything contained in
the immediately preceding section any repre-
sentative of a member of the Association duly
appointed or nominated under subsection (2)
of section 4 of this Ordinance, shall be eligible
for election as a delegate, or a member of the
Board, as the case may be, for the ensuing
arrowroot year; but shall not be eligible for
election in any subsequent year unless he is at
the time of such election a duly appointed or
nominated representative of a member of the
Association." .


Section 13 of
principal
Ordinance
repealed anti
replaced


5. Section 13 of the principal Ordinance is hereby repealed .
and replaced as follows:-

"Voting 13. (1) Every member of the Association,
powers of in any of the affairs of the Association to be'
Members. decided by ballot or on a show of hands, shall
.,.. -' be entitled to one vote only: Provided that
on the election of delegates under section 7


No. 25.


Arrowroot (Amendment).











(1) of this Ordinance, or at a general meeting
when a poll is to be taken, every member shall
be entitled to one vote and, in addition thereto,
every member of the Association, who shall
have delivered to the Association more than
one hundred barrels of arrowroot grown dur-
ing the crop which shall have been reaped
next before the compilation of the last an-
nual list of members, shall have an extra vote
in respect of every complete hundred barrels
of arrowroot after the first hundred so deliv-
ered by him to the Association; but no mem-
ber shall have more than ten votes.
(2) Any arrowroot exported by a member
under licence of the Board shall for the pur-
poses of this section be deemed to have been
delivered to the Association."


6. Subsection (4) of section 15 of the principal Ordinance is
hereby repealed and replaced as follows :-


(4) The voting on all matters in connection
with the affairs of the Association, at general
meetings not expressly stated in this Ordin-
ance to be by ballot, shall be by a show of
hands : Provided that a poll shall be held
upon a request from members present at a
general meeting of the Association if. the
members making such request possess one-
fifth of the total votes which all members pres-
ent at such general meeting would have on the
taking of a poll. The election of dele-
gates shall be by ballot in accordance with the
provisions of the proviso to section 13 of this
Ordinance.


" Poll may be
demanded.


Section 15(4)
of principal
Ordinance
repealed and
replaced.


7. Section 29 of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended
as follows :-

"(a) by the deletion of the words and for interest thereon"
appearing in the third and fourth lines of subsection (2)
thereof.
(b) by the deletion of the words "together with interest
thereon" appearing in the fifth line of subsection (3)
thereof.

8. After section 42 of the principal Ordinance the Schedule
to this Ordinance shall be inserted.


Amendment of
section 29 of
principal
Ordinance.


Addition t,
Schedule o
principal
Ordinance.


No. 25.


Arrowroot (Amendment).


1950






154,--- - *"- .*


No. 295.


Arrowroot (Amendment).


1950


Repeal. 9. The Schedule to the Arrowroot (Amendment) Ordinance,
1949, is hereby repealed.
Ordinance
No. 7 of 1948.

Commencement 10. This Ordinance shall come into operation on a date to be
appointed by the Governor by proclamation in the Gazette.

SCHEDULE.

FIRST PART.

DISTRICTS Or SMALL GROWERS.

(1) Kingstown and Leeward Districts.
(2) Georgetown District.
(3) Mesopotamia District.
(4) Biabou District.
(5) Three Rivers District.


SECOND PART.


THE ST. VINCENT CO-OPERATIVE ARROWROOT ASSOCIATION.

I, of
being a Member of the Saint Vincent Co-operative Association, hereby appoint
of
as my proxy to vote for me and on my behalf at the general meeting (statutory or
special as the case may be) of the Association to be held on the
day of 19 and at any adjournment thereof.
Signed this day of 19

Passed the Legislative Council this 11th day of December, 1950.

HENRY H. WILLIAMS,
Acting Clerk of Legislative Council.
(C 50/1949).

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SAINT VINCENT.

No. 26 of 1950.


I Assent,


SL.S. ]


R. D. H. ARUNDELL,


Governor.

22nd December, 1950.

AN ORDINANCE to amend the Income Tax Ordinance, 1948.
/ [ 27th December, 1950. 1
Enacted by the Governor with the advice and consent of the
Legislative Council of Saint Vincent.


1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Income Tax
(Amendment Ordinance, 1950, and shall be read as one with the
Income Tax Ordinance, 1948; (hereinafter referred to as the
principal Ordinance) and all amendments thereto.
2. After section 23 of the principal Ordinance the following
section shall be inserted :-


Minimum tax.


"23A. A minimum tax of two dollars shall
be payable upon the chargeable income of
every individual where-


Short title.

No. 23 of 1948.

Principal
Ordinance
amended.


after obtaining all deductions to which
he is eligible under the Ordinance, the
tax so ascertained is equivalent to the
sum of one cent or more, but less than
two dollars;

Passed the Legislative Council this 11th day of December, 1950.
HENRY H. WILLIAMS,
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SAINT VINCENT.

No. 27 of 1950.


I Assent,

[L.S. ] R. D. H. ARUNDELL,

Governor.

22nd December, 1950.

AN ORDINANCE further to amend the Firearms'Ordinance, Cap.
175

[ 1st January, 1950. 1

Enacted by the Governor with the advice and consent of the
Legislative Council of Saint Vincent.


1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Firearms
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1950, and shall be read as one with the
Firearms Ordinance, (hereinafter referred to as the principal
Ordinance) and all amendments thereto.

2. Subsection (1) of section 4 of the principal Ordinance is
hereby amended by deleting the words five shillings in the first
line thereof and substituting therefore the words ten shillings."

3. This Ordinance shall come into operation on the first day
of January, 1951.


Short title.

Cap. 175..


Section 4(1)
of principal
Ordinance
amended.
Commencement.


Passed the Legislative Council this 11th day of December, 1950.


HENRY H. WILLIAMS,
Acting Clerk of Legislative Council.


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SAINT VINCENT.


No. 28 qf 1950.


I Assent


[ L.S. ]


R. D. H. ARUNDELL,


Governor.

22nd December, 1950.

AN ORDINANCE to amend the Kingstown Board Ordinance.

[ 27th December, 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 Kingstown Board
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1950, and shall be read as one with the
Kingstown Board Ordinance (hereinafter referred to as "the
Principal Ordinance ") and all amendments thereto.

2. After subsection (3) of Section 24 of the Principal
Ordinance the following new subsection shall be added-
(4) The Board may by resolution declare the post of any
officer or servant of the Board to be a pensionable office,
and for the purposes of pension such office shall be
deemed to have been declared a pensionable office under
Section 2, of the Pensions Ordinance, 1948, but if such
officer shall become entitled to a pension, such pension
shall be payable by the Board."

3. Subsection (2) of Section 25 of the Principal Ordinance
is hereby amended as follows :-
(a) by inserting a full stop after the word "notice" in the
third line, thereof, and
(b) by deleting the words "or ,any claim for pension or
compassionate allowance" appearing at the end thereof.


Short title.

Cap 209.


Section 24 of
Principal
Ordinance
amended.

No. 16 of 1948.



Section 25
(2) amended.








1950.


Passed the Legislative Council this 11th day of December, 1950.

HENRY H. WILLIAMS,
Acting Clerf of Legislative Council.
(A 16/1950).


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SAINT VINCENT.


[ L.S. ]


AN ORDINANCE to
Ordinance, 1945.


No. 29 of 1950.
I Assent,


R. D. H. ARUNDELL,


Governor.
22nd December, 1950.
amend the King George V Playing Field

[ 27th December, 1950. 1


Enacted by the Governor with the advice and consent of the
Legislative Council of Saint Vincent.

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the King. George V
Playing Field (Amendment) Ordinance, 1950, and shall be read
as one with the King George V Playing Field Ordinance, 1945,
(hereinafter referred to as the "principal Ordinance") and all
amendments thereto.

2. Section 4 of the principal Ordinance as amended by the
King George V Playing Field (Amendment) Ordinance, 1947, is
hereby repealed and replaced as follows :-
Committee of "4(1) A Committee of Management shall
Management. be appointed annually by the Governor who
shall appoint from its members a Chairman
and a Secretary. The Governor may, how-
ever, delegate to the Committee the authority
to appoint the aforesaid officers.
(2) The Committee shall consist of the Su-
perintendent of Works, the Games Master of
the Grammar School, one member of the
Kingstown Board as ex officio members and at
least five.other members.
(3) The Committee may with the approval
of the Governor co-opt the services of such
persons as may be necessary from time to
time. T
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Short title.

No. 30 of 1945.


Section 4 of
principal
Ordinance
repealed a~d
replaced.

No. 39/1947.







162

No. 29. King George V Playing Field (Amendment). 1950.


Repeal 3. The King George V Playing Field (Amendment)
No. 39 of 1947. Ordinance, 1947, is hereby repealed.



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Acting Clerk of Legislative Council.
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SAINT VINCENT.

No. 30 of 1950.

I Assent,
[L.S.] R. D. H. ARUNDELL,

Governor.

22nd December, 1950.
AN ORDINANCE to provide for the Registration of Firms and
Persons carrying on business under Business Names and for
purposes connected therewith.
[ On Proclamation. ]
Enacted by the Governor with the advice and consent of the
Legislative Council of Saint Vincent.

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Registration of Short title and
Business Names Ordinance, 1950, and shall come into operation Commencement
on a, day to be appointed by the Governor by Proclamation in the
Gazette.

2. (1) In this Ordinance- Interpretation.
business includes profession;
business name means the name or style under which any
business is carried on, whether in partnership or otherwise;
christian name includes any forename;
Court" means the Supreme Court of the Windward Islands
and Leeward Islands or a Judge thereof;
"firm" means an unincorporated body of two or more
individuals, or one or more individuals and one or more
corporations, or two or more corporations, who have
entered into partnership with one another with a view to
carrying on business for profit;
"foreign firm" means any firm, individual, or corporation
whose principal place of business is situate outside His
Majesty's dominions;- X
"individual" means a natural person and does not include a
corporation, .2.

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Registration of Business Names.


Firms and
persons to be
registered.


"initials includes any recognized abbreviation of a christian
name;
"Registrar" means the Registrar of the Court;
"showcards" means cards containing or exhibiting articles
dealt with, or samples or representations thereof.
(2) References in this Ordinance to a. former christian name
or surname shall not, in the case of natural-born British subjects,
include a former christian name or surname where that name or
surname has been changed or disused before the person bearing
the name had attained the age of eighteen years, and, in the case
of a married woman, shall not include the name or surname by
which she was known previous to the marriage.
(3) References in this Ordinance to a change of name shall
not include, in the case of natural-born British subjects, a change
of name which has taken place before the person whose name has
been changed has attained the age of eighteen years.

3.: Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance-
(a) every firm having a place of business in the Colony
and carrying on business under a. business name which does
not consist of the true surnames of all partners who are
individuals and the corporate names of all partners who are
corporations without any addition other than the true
christian names of individual partners or initials of such
christian names;
(b) every individual having a place of business in the
Colony and carrying on business under a business name which
does not consist of his true surname without any addition other
than his true christian names or the initials thereof;
(c) every individual or firm having a place of business in
the Colony, who, or a member of which, has either before or
after the commencement of this Ordinance changed his name,
except in the case of a woman in consequence of marriage.
shall be registered in the manner directed by this Ordinance :
Provided that-
(i) where the addition merely indicates that the business
Is carried on in'succession to a former owner of the business,
that -addition shall not of itself render registration necessary;
and
(ii) where two or more individual partners have the
same surname, the addition of an s at the end of that surname
shall not of itself render registration necessary; and
(iii) where the business is carried on by a trustee in
oankruptcy or the Official Receiver (if any) or a. receiver or
manager appointed by the Court, registration shall not be
necessary, and


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Registration of Business Names.


(iv) a purchase or acquisition of property by two or more
persons as joint tenants or tenants in common is not of itself
to be deemed carrying on a business whether or not the owners
share any profits arising from the sale thereof.

4. Where a firm, individual, or corporation having a place of Registration
business within the Colony carries on the business wholly or by nominee
mainly as nominee or trustee of or for another person, or other etc.
persons, or another corporation, or acts as general agent for any
foreign firm, the first mentioned firm, individual, or corporation
shall be registered in manner provided by this Ordinance, and, in
addition to the other particulars required to be furnished and
registered, there shall be furnished and registered the particulars
mentioned in the Schedule hereto : Provided that where the
business is carried on by a trustee in bankruptcy or the Official
Receiver (if any) or a receiver or manager appointed by the
Court, registration under this section shall not be necessary.

5. (1) Every firm or person required under this Ordinance Manner and
to be registered shall furnish to the Registrar a statement in particulars of
writing in the prescribed form containing the following registration.
particulars :-
(a) the business name;
(b) the general nature of the business;
(c) the principal place of the business;
(d) where the registration to be effected is that of a firm,
the present christian name and surname, any former christian
name or surname, the nationality, and if that nationality is
not the nationality of origin, the nationality of origin, the
usual residence, and the other business occupation (if any) of
each of the individuals who are partners, and the corporate
name and registered or principal office of every corporation
which is a partner;
(e) where the registration to be effected is that of an
individual, the present christian name and surname, any
former christian name or surname, the nationality, and if that
nationality is not the nationality of origin, the nationality of
origin, the usual residence, and the other business occupation
.(if any) of such individual;
(f) where the registration to be effected is that of a
corporation, its corporate name and registered or principal
office;
(g) if the business is commenced after the commencement
of this Ordinance, the date of the commencement of the
business.
(2) Where a business is carried on under two or more
business names, each of those business names must be stated.


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No. 30.








Registration of Business Names.


Statement to be
signed by
persons
registering.












Time for
registration.


Change of
name.



Registration of
changes in firm.


Penalty for
default in
registration.









Disability of
persons in
default.


6. The statement required for the purpose of registration
must in the case of an individual be signed by him, and in the
case of a corporation by a director or secretary thereof, and in
the case of a firm either by all the individuals who are partners,
and by a director or the secretary of all corporations which are
partners or by some individual who is a partner, or a director or
the secretary of some corporation which is a partner, and in
either of the last two cases must be verified by a statutory
declaration made by the signatory: Provided that no such statutory
declaration stating that any person other than the declarant is a
partner, or omitting to state that any person other than as
aforesaid is a partner, shall be evidence for or against any such
other person in respect of his liability or non-liability as a partner,
and that the Court may, on application of any person alleged or
claiming to be a partner, direct the rectification of the register
and decide any question arising under this section.

7. (1) The particulars required to be furnished under this
Ordinance shall be furnished within fourteen days after the firm
or person commences business, or the business in respect of which
registration is required, as the case may be.
(2) This section shall apply, in the case where registration is
required in consequence of a change.of name, as if for references
to the date of the commencement of the business there were
substituted references to the date of such change.

8. Whenever a change is made or occurs in any of the
particulars registered in respect of any firm or person, such firm
or person shall, within fourteen days after such change, or such
longer period as the Registrar may, on application being made in
any particular case, whether before or after the expiration of
such fourteen days, allow, furnish to the Registrar a statement in
writing in the prescribed form specifying the nature and date of
the change signed, and where necessary verified, in like manner
as the statement required on registration.

9. If any firm or person by this Ordinance required to furnish
a statement of particulars or of any change in particulars shall
without reasonable excuse make default in so doing in the manner
and within the time specified by this Ordinance, every partner in
the firm or the person so in default shall be liable to a fine not
exceeding twenty-four dollars for a first offence, and for any
subsequent offence to a fine of five dollars for every day during
which the default continues, and the Magistrate shall order a
statement of the required particulars or change in the particulars
to be furnished to the Registrar within such time as may be
specified in the order.

10. (1) Where any firm or person by this Ordinance
required to furnish a statement of particulars or of any change in
particulars shall have made default in so doing, then the rights


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No. 30. Registration of Business Names. 1950.

of that defaulter under or arising out of any contract made or
entered into by or on behalf of such defaulter in relation to the
business in respect to the carrying on of which particulars were
required to be furnished at any time while he is in default shall
not be enforceable by action or other legal proceeding either in
the business name or otherwise :
Provided that-
(a) the defaulter may apply to the Court for relief against the
disability imposed by this section, and the Court, on being
satisfied that the default was accidental, or due to
inadvertence or some other sufficient cause, or that on
other grounds it is just and equitable to grant relief, may
grant such relief either generally or as respects any
particular contracts, on condition of the costs of the
application being paid by the defaulter, unless the Court
otherwise orders, and on such other conditions (if any) as
the Court may impose, but such relief shall not be granted
except on such service and such publication of notice of
the application as the Court may order, nor shall relief be
given in respect of any contract if any party to the
contract proves to the satisfaction of the Court that, if
this Ordinance had been complied with, he would not
have entered into the contract;
(b) nothing herein contained shall prejudice the rights of any
other parties as against the defaulter in respect of such
contract as aforesaid;
(c) if any action or proceeding shall be commenced by any
other party -against the defaulter to enforce the rights of
such party in respect of such contract, nothing herein
contained shall preclude the defaulter from enforcing in
that action, or proceedings, by way of counterclaim, set
off, or otherwise, such rights as he may have against that
party in respect of such contract.
(2) Without prejudice to the power of the Court to grant
such relief as aforesaid, if any proceeding to enforce any contract
is commenced by a defaulter in a Magistrate's Court, such last
named Court may, as respects that contract, grant such relief as
aforesaid.

11. If any statement required to be furnished under this Penalty for
Ordinance contains any matter which is false in any material false
particular to the knowledge of any person signing it, that person statements.
shall be liable to a fine not exceeding ninety-six dollars, or to
imprisonment for three months, or to both such. fine and
imprisonment.

12. (1) The.Registrar may require any person to furnish to Duty to furnish
him such particulars as he .thinks necessary for the purpose of particulars to
ascertaining whether or not such person or the firm of which he Registrar.





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is partner should be registered under this Ordinance, or an
alteration made in the registered particulars, and may also, in the
case of a corporation, require the secretary, or any other officer of
a corporation performing the duties of secretary, to furnish such
particulars, and if any person, when so required, fails to supply
such particulars as it is in his power to give, or furnishes
particulars which are false in any material particular, he shall be
liable to a, fine not exceeding ninety-six dollars, or to imprisonment
for three months, or to both such fine and imprisonment.
(2) If, from any information so furnished, it appears to the
Registrar that any firm or person ought to be registered under
this Ordinance, or an alteration ought to be made in the
Registered particulars, the Registrar may require the firm or
person to furnish to him the required particulars within such
time as may be allowed by the Registrar, but, where any' default
under this Ordinance has been discovered from the information
acquired under this section, no proceedings under this Ordinance
shall be taken against any person in respect of such default prior
to the expiration of the time within which the firm or person is
required by the Registrar under this section to furnish particulars
to him.


Registrar to file'
statement and
issue
certificate of
registration.





Intlex to be
kept.

Removal of
names from
register.


13. On receiving any statement or statutory declaration
made in pursuance of this Ordinance, the Registrar shall cause
the same to be filed, and he shall send by post or deliver a
certificate of the registration thereof to the firm or person
registering, and the certificate or a certified copy thereof shall be
kept exhibited in a conspicuous position at the principal place of
l)usiness of the firm or individual, and, if not kept so exhibited,
every partner in the firm or the person, as the case may be, shall
be liable to a fine not exceeding ninety-six dollars.

14. The Registrar shall keep an index of all the firms and
persons registered under this Ordinance.

15. (1) If any firm or individual registered under this
Ordinance ceases to carry on business, it shall be the duty of the
persons who were partners in the firm at the time when it ceased
to carry on business, or ofthe individual, or, if he is dead, hi5
personal representative, within three months after the business
has ceased to be carried on, to deliver to the Registrar notice in
the prescribed form that the firm or individual has ceased to
carry on business, and if any person whose duty it is to give such
notice fails to do so within such time as aforesaid, he shall be
liable to a fine not exceeding ninety-six dollars.
(2) On receipt of such a notice as aforesaid the Registrar
may remove the firm or individual from the register.


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Registration of Business Names.


(3) Where the Registrar has reasonable cause to believe that
any firm or individual registered under this Ordinance is not
carrying on business, he may send to the firm or individual by.
registered post a notice that, unless an answer is received to such
notice within one month from the date thereof, the firm or
individual may be removed from the register.
(4) If the Registrar either receives an answer from the firm
or individual to the effect that the firm or individual is not
carrying on business, or does not, within one month after sending
the notice, receive an answer, he may remove the firm or
individual from the register.

16. (1) Where any business name under which the business
of a firm or individual is carried on contains the word "British"
or any other word which, in the opinion of the Registrar, is
calculated to lead to the belief that the business is under British
ownership or control, and the Registrar is satisfied that the
nationality of the persons by whom the business is wholly or
mainly' owned or controlled is at any time such that the name is
misleading, the Registrar shall refuse to register such business
name, or, as the case may be, remove such business name from
the register, but any person aggrieved by a decision of the
Registrar under this provision may appeal to the Governor in
Council, whose decision shall be final.
(2). The registration of a business name under this Ordinance
shall not be construed as authorising the use of that name if,
apart from such registration, the use thereof could be prohibited.

17. The Registrar of the Court shall be the Registrar for the
purposes of this Ordinance.

18. (1) Any person may inspect the documents filed by the
Registrar on payment of a fee of twenty-four cents for each
inspection; and any person may require a certificate of the
registration of any firm or person, or a copy of or extract from
any registered statement, to be certified by the Registrar, and
there shall be paid for such certificate of registration, certified
copy, or extract a fee of forty-eight cents for the certificate of
registration, and twelve cents for each folio of seventy-two words
of the entry, copy, or extract.
(2) A certificate of registration, or a copy of or extract from
any statement registered under this Ordinance, if duly certified
to be a true copy or extract under the hand of the Registrar
(whom it shall not be necessary to prove to be the Registrar),
shall, in all legal proceedings, civil or criminal, be received in
evidence.

19. (1) The Governor in Council may make rules concerning
any of the following matters-


Misleading
business
names.













Registrar.


Inspection of
statements
registered and
fees payable
thereon.











Governor in
Council may
make rules.


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Registration of Business Names.


1950.


Payment into
Treasury.

Publication of
true names, etc.


Offences by
corporations.



Recovery of
penalties.
Cap. 14.


(a.) the forms to be used under this Ordinance;
(b) the duties to be performed by the -Registrar under this
Ordinance; and
(c) generally, the conduct and regulation of registration under
this Ordinance, and any matters incidental thereto.

20. All fees payable under the provisions of this Ordinance
shall be paid into the Treasury by the Registrar.

21. (1) Every individual and firm required by this Ordinance
to be registered shall, in all trade catalogues, trade circulars,
showcards, and business letters, on dr in which the business name
appears and which are issued or sent by the individual or firm to
any person in any part of His Majesty's dominions, have
mentioned in legible characters-
(a) in the case of an individual, his present christian name or
the initials thereof, and present surname, any former
christian name or surname, his nationality if not British,
and if his nationality is not his nationality of origin his
nationality of origin; and
(b) in the case of a firm, the present christian names or the
initials thereof and present surnames, any former
christian names and surnames, and the nationality if not
British, and if the nationality is not the nationality of
origin of all the partners in the firm or, in the case of a
corporation being a partner, the corporate name.
(2) If default is made in compliance with this section the
individual or, as the case may be, every member of the firm shall
be liable for each offence to a fine not exceeding twenty-four .
dollars :
Provided that no proceedings shall be instituted under this
section except by or with the consent of the Crown Attorney.

22. Where a corporation is guilty of an offence under this
Ordinance, every director, secretary, and officer of the corporation
who is knowingly a party to the default shall be guilty of a like
offence and liable to a like penalty.

23. All offences under this Ordinance may be prosecuted,
rnd all penalties incurred may be imposed or recovered in the
manner provided by the Summary Conviction Offences Ordinance.


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SCHEDULE.


(Section 4)


Description of Firm, etc.


Where the firm, individual, or corpo-
ration required to be registered
carries on business as nominee or
trustee.










Where the firm, individual, or corpo-
ration required to be registered
carries on business as general
agent for any foreign firm.


The additional particulars.


The present christian name and sur-
name, any former name, nationality,
and, if that nationality is not the na-
S tionality of origin, the nationality of
origin, and usual residence, or, as the
case may be, the corporate name, of
every person or corporation on whose
behalf the business is carried on : Pro-
vided that if the business is carried on
under any trust and any of the benefi-
ciaries are a class of children or other
persons, a description of the class shall
be sufficient.

The business name and address of the
firm or person as agent for whom the
business is carried on : Provided that
if the business is carried on as agent
for three or more foreign firms it shall
be sufficient to state the fact that the
business is so carried on, specifying the
countries in which such foreign firms
carry on business.


Passed the Legislative Council this 7th day of December, 1950.

HENRY H. WILLIAMS,
Acting Clerk of Legislative Council.
(J 1/1950)


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SAINT VINCENT.

No. 31 of 1950.

I Assent,


R. D. H. ARUNDELL,
Governor.


AN ORDINANCE
Assistance.


22nd December, 1950.

to provide for the Administration of Public


E 27th December, 1950. 1
Enacted by the Governor with the advice and consent of the
Legislative Council of Saint Vincent.

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Public Assistance
Ordinance, 1950.

2. In this Ordinance, where the context does not otherwise
require :-
"Board means the Public Assistance Board established under
section 5 of this Ordinance.
"Chief Public Assistance Officer" means the Chief Public
Assistance Officer appointed under section 3" of this
Ordinance.
"District Relieving Officer means a District Relieving Officer
appointed under this Ordinance.
"District Committee" means a District Committee appointed
under this Ordinance.
"Public Assistance Officer" means the Public Assistance
Officer appointed under section 4 of this Ordinance.

3. (1) The Governor may appoint a fit and proper person to
be Chief Public Assistanee Officer;
(2) Subject to. the general dohtroi and direction of the
Governor, the Chief Public AssistanceOfficer shall be responsible


Short title.


Interpretation.


Appointment
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Chief Public
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Appointmer
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Tenure of
Office and
proceedings
of Board.


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for the proper administration and application of moneys voted by
the Legislative Council for the purpose of providing public
assistance to poor and needy persons within the Colony.

4. (1) The Governor may appoint a fit and proper person to
be Public Assistance Officer.
(2) The Public Assistance Officer shall be under the direction
of the Chief Public Assistance Officer and shall perform such
duties as the Chief Public Assistance Officer may direct or as may
be prescribed under the provisions of this Ordinance or by
regulations made thereunder.


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nt 5. For the purposes of this Ordinance there shall be
established a Public Assistance Board which shall advise the
Governor on all matters connected with Public Assistance as may
be referred to the Board. The Board shall consist of a Chairman
and not more than eleven other persons as the Governor may
S appoint.

6. (1) Members of the Board shall be appointed to hold
oi.ce for a. period of one year from the first day of January in
each year : Provided that on the coming into force of this
Ordinance the Governor may appoint a Board forthwith which
shall hold office until the 31st day of December next succeeding
the day of appointment of such Board.
(2) Should a vacancy occur in the office of any member of
the Board, on account of the death or resignation of a. member, or
for any other cause, the Governor may appoint another person to
fill the vacancy so created, and the person so appointed shall hold
office for so long only as the member in whose place he was
appointed would have held office.
(3) Members of the Board ceasing to hold office on the
expiration of their term of office shall be eligible for re-
appointment.
(4) The quorum of the Board shall be five, and subject to this
number the Board may act notwithstanding any vacancy in their
number.
(5) In the absence of the Chairman, the members of the
Board present at a meeting shall elect one of their number to act
as Chairman.
(6) Decisions of the Board shall be taken by a majority vote
of the members present and voting : Provided that in the event
of the voting at any meeting being equal, the Chairman shall
have a second or casting vote.
(7) The Public Assistance Officer shall be Secretary of the
Board and shall attend the meetings of the Board and keep the
minutes thereof, but shall not be entitled to vote threat.









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7. (1) It shall be lawful for the Governor, in consultation
with the Superintendent of Police, from time to time, to appoint
non-commissioned officers of the police force or other fit and
proper persons to be District Relieving Officers for such district or
districts as he may prescribe.
(2) There shall be paid to District Relieving Officers such
allowances as the Governor, with the consent of the Legislative
Council, may, from time to time, direct.
(3) District Relieving Officers shall perform such duties, in
connection with this Ordinance, as may be prescribed by
regulations made thereunder or as the Chief Public Assistance
Officer may direct.


8. (1) It shall be lawful for the Governor, from time to time,
to appoint District Committees for such district or districts as he
may prescribe.
(2) District Committees shall consist of-
(a) a Board appointed under the Small Towns Regulation
Ordinance, as amended, or under any other Ordinance or
Ordinances repealing and replacing the same; or
(b) a Village Council appointed under the Village Councils
Ordinance, 1948, as amended, or under any other
Ordinance or Ordinances repealing and replacing the
same, or
(c) such number of other persons as the Governor may deem
necessary,
and shall perform such functions as are prescribed by this
Ordinance, or by regulations made thereunder, and shall advise
the Governor on such matters in connection with public assistance
within their districts as may be referred to them.
(3) District Committees other than a Board or a Village
Council shall elect one of their number to be Chairman of the
Committee, but in the case of a Board or a Village Council the
Chairman of such Board or Village Council shall be Chairman of
the District Committee. The Chairman shall convene meetings
of the Committee at such times as may be necessary.

9. (1) It shall be the duty of the Chief Public Assistance
Officer in the months of June and December of every year to
submit to District Committees and District Relieving Officers a list
of public assistance recipients, resident in their respective district
or districts.
(2) District Committees and District Relieving Officers shall
have no power to add to, or in any way vary, the list of public
assistance recipients, but shall make such report thereon to the
Chief Public Assistance Officer as circumstances may require.


1950.

Appointment,
allowances and
duties of
District
Relieving
Officer.


Appointment
and constitution
of District
Committees.

Cap. 211.


No. 21 of 1948.


Chief Public
Assistance
Officer to
submit list of
public assistance
recipients to
District
Committees.


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Suit may be
brought for
relief given
against the
person relieved
or his
representative.











Regulations.











Repeal (Cap.
131) and
saving.


10. (1) Where assistance is.given to, or money expended for,
any person under this Ordinance, it shall be lawful for the Chief
Public Assistance Officer, or for any person appointed by the
Governor for that purpose, to sue for and recover from that
person or from his personal representative after his death, the
amount given to or expended for such person as aforesaid,
whenever such suit shall be directed by the Governor to be
brought.
(2) In any such suit a certificate under the Governor's hand,
showing the amount expended, shall be conclusive evidence that
the amount stated in such certificate was truly expended as
described in the certificate.
(3) The amount adjudged to be paid by the defendant in any
such suit shall rank as prior to all other claims and charges on
the defendant, or on the estate of the deceased, as the case may
be, accruing subsequent to the giving or expending of the relief
aforesaid.

11. The Governor in Council may make regulations not being
inconsistent with this Ordinance-
For disbursing the funds voted by the Legislature for public
assistance.
For regulating the duties of the Chief Public Assistance Officer,
Public Assistance Officer and District Relieving Officers;
For the regulation of the Pauper Asylum, the mode of its
visitation, the employment of the inmates, and the terms
of their admission and discharge; and
For the better performance of the purposes of this Ordinance.

12. The Poor Relief Orainance is hereby repealed : Provided
that Regulations made under the provisions of the Ordinance
hereby repealed, and in force at the date of the coming into
operation of this Ordinance, shall be deemed to have been made
under this Ordinanoe until other provision shall be made by virtue
of this Ordinance.


Passed the Legislative Council this 11th day of December, 1950.

HENRY H. WILLIAMS,
Acting Clerk of Legislative Council.
(J 21/1950).

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