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Title: Saint Vincent government gazette
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Place of Publication: Kingstown, St. Vincent
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Publication Date: January 9, 1951
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Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1, no. 1 (1868)-v. 112, no. 48 (Tues., 23 Oct. 1979)
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    Bill for an Ordinance to amend the Juvenile Offenders (Punishment) Ordinance
        Page A-1
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    Bill for an Ordinance to amend the Summary Conviction Offences (Procedure) Ordinance, Cap. 13
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    Bill for an Ordinance to amend the Agriculture Advances Ordinance, Cap. 34
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    Bill for an Ordinance to provide for Licensing of Burial Grounds and for purposes connected there with
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    Bill for an Ordinance to amend the Sugar Export Cess Ordinance, 1948
        Page A-9
        Page A-10
    Bill for an Ordinance to amend the Ticket Duty (Amendment) Ordinance, 1950
        Page B-1
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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 3: The Prices Control (Amendment No. 2) Notice, 1951 9th January, 1951
        Page C-5
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    The Accounts of the Colony for the Period 1st January to 30th September, 1950 - 9th January, 1951
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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT


GAZETTE


VOL 84.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 9 JANUARY, 1951. [No. 3.


VOL. 84.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 9 JANUARY, 1951. [No. 3.
hI"______________________________


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.


No. 13.


APPOINTMENTS.


JUSTICES OF THE PEACE.

The following list of Justices of the Peace for the Colony is published fos
. general information:-


Name.

.Alexis, F. C.
Alves, Joseph
Archer, V. D.
Ballah, Esau
Balfour, Ralph
Ballantyne, G. V.
Brereton, R. M.
Child, Frank
Connell, S. C., M.B.E.
DaSantos, A. B. C.
Davis, H. A., O.B.E.
Dougan, John A...
Drayton, Alonzo D.
Dunn, Rev. J. R. A.
Hadley, Hon. W. A.
Hazell, Claude
Hobson, Major F. M. C.,
M.B.E. E.D...
Jackson, Lawrence
.Joachim, Hon'ble E. A.
John, Daniel
John, Errey B.
Jones, Rev. F. Bertram
McIntosh, Cyril
McIntosh, Sydney V.
McMillan, Kenneth J. E...
TMinors, Rupert
Nanton, W. A. G...


Profession, occupation or
calling.
Medical Practitioner
Proprietor
Civil Servant
Head Teacher
Planter
Merchant
Retired School Teacher
Planter
Retired Civil Servant
Planter
Merchant
Proprietor
Proprietor
Minister of Religion
Planter
Proprietor

Estate Manager
Estate Manager
Merchant
Proprietor
School Teacher
Minister of Religion
Planter
Proprietor
Medical Practitioner
Estate Manager
Planter


Place of residence.

Pembroke,
Union Island
Cane Garden
Biabou
Canouan
Georgetown
Layou.
Grand Sable Estate
Kingstown
Colonarie
Sion Hill
Calliaqua.
Mesopotamia
Calliaqua.
Union Estate
Bequia

Georgetown
Owia
Barrouallie
Stubbs
Georgetown
Layou
Bequia
Bequia
Kingstown
Chateaubelair
Biabou


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SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 9 JANUARY, 1951.-(No. 3).


Name.

Prescod, C. W.
Punnett, lIon. Amrld
gan, CB.E.
Punnett, Duncan
Punnett, Langley
Punnett, Lewis L.
Richards, J. E.
Saunders, T. M.
Stephens, George "
Stephens, P. S. .
Tucker, J. .
9th January, 1951.
(J 8/1948),


.Profession, occupation or
calling.
.. Retired Civil Servant
Mor-
.. -tanter
..' Planter
.. /Planter
.. .. :Merchant
... ihool Teacher
.. School Teacher
..'Merchant
"Merchant


Place of residence.

'iingstown

Diamond Estate
Pembroke
Peniston
Villa
Georgetown
Mesopotamia
Colonarie
Georgetown.
Chateaubelair.


No. 14.
VISIT OF H.M.S. "DEVONSHIRE".

It is notified for general information
that the cruiser H.M.S. "Devonshire"
will make a cruise to the West Indies
in .lte .-spring of -1951. The ship is:
expected to ay'ive in St. Vincent on
Thursday is March,'departing on Mon-
day 5th Marc"-
9th January, 1951.
(8. 2/1949).

No. 15.
SECONDMENT.

Mr. J. V. ALVES, Senior Clerk, Sup-
plies Control Department, has been
seconded to the post of Income Tax
Inspector for a probationary period of
six months in the first instance, with
effect from ist January, 1951.
9th January, 1951.
(P. F. 88).

No, 16.
LEAVE NOTICES.

SICK LEAVE, ETC.

Mr. C. M. GERRICK, Foreman, Bota-
nic Gardens, 28 days' sick leave from
17th November, 1950, to be followed by
one month's leave on full pay and one
month's leave on half pay.
9th January. 1951.
(P. F. 525).

No. 17.
VACATION LEAVE.

Mr. B. B. (ITTENS, Principal Clerk,
Audit Department, six months' vaca-
tion leave with effect from 1st January,
1951.
)hJ Jan nar, 1951.
(P. F. 2U3).


No. 18.
ACTING APPOINTMENT.

Mr. H. H. HAMLETT, Senior Clerk,-
Treasury, etc., Department, as Principal
Clerk, Audit Department, with effect
-from 1st January, 1951, and diuing the
absence of Mr. B. B. GITTENS on vaca-
tion leave.
9th January, 1951.
(P. F. 74).

No. 19.
FORMAL OPENING OF THE RICH-
MOND HILL SCHOOL.

The Richmond Hill Primary School
will be opened by His Honour W. F.
COUTTS, M.B.E., Administrator, on Fri-
day, 12th January, 1951, at 5.00 p.m.
Members of the Public are cordially
invited to be present.
9th January, 1951.


No. 20.
LEGISLATION.

The under-mentioned Bills are pub-
lished with this issue of the Gazette and
may be seen at the Government Office,
Kingstown Library, District Post Offices,.
Police Stations and at all Revenue Offi-
ces :-
Bill for an Ordinance to amend the
Juvenile Offenders (Punishment)l
Ordinance.
(J. 58/1948).

Bill for an Ordinance to amend the
Summary Conviction Offences
(Procedure) Ordinance, Cap. 13.
(J. 58/.1948).

Bill for an Ordinance to amend the
Agriciitural Advances Ordinance,.
Cap. 34.
(B. 36/1950).


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Bill for an Ordinance to provide for
the Licensing of Burial Grountds
and for purposes connected there-
with.
(P. 17/1949.)


Bill for an
Sugar
1948.


Ordinance to amend the
Export Cess Ordinance,


.(F. 16/1949).
Bill for an Ordinance to amend the
Ticket Duty (Amendment) Ordi-
nance, 1950.
(J. 11/1948).
9th January, 1951-.

No. 21.
The following document is pub-
lished with this issue of the Gazette:--
S. R. & O. No. 3. -- The Prices
Control (Amendment No. 2)
Notice, 1951.
(T. 20/1949).
9th January, 1951.

No. 22.
SUPPLEMENTS TO GAZETTE.

The Accounts of the Colony for the
period 1st January to 30th September,
1950, are published with this issue of
the Gazette.
9th January, 1951.

No. 23.
A Copy of the Address delivered by
the Chairman of the Kingstown Board,
Hon'ble ST.CLAIR BONADIE, on Thurs-
day, 28th December, 1950, may be seen
at the Government Office, the Kings-
town Library and at all Revenue Offices
and District Post Offices.
9th January, 1951.

No. 12.
B.W.I. TRADE LIBERALIZATION
PLAN.

WEST INDIES TOKEN IMPORTS
SCHEME.

The West Indies Token Imports
Scheme will commence on January 1st,
1951. On October 31st some details
were announced of a token import
scheme designed to re-open'West Indies
and B.ilhamas market on a limited scale
to certain Canadian and American
goods. Discussions with Canadian and
American authorities continued since
then and it has been arranged that the
scheme will take effect from January


1st, 1951. Following these discussions
a number of items have been added to
original list of goods for inclusion
in the scheme. .The most important
are :-rayon fabrics and dresses ; cotton
dresses and shirts.
The Canadian Department of Exter-
nal Trade and Commerce is itself calcu-
lating quotas and issuig to individual
exporters SCRIIP whik will be used by
West Indies Import Authorities as a
basis for the grant of import licences.
SCRIP vouchers are necessary (a) to sat-
isfy the import control authorities in
each colony that the Agent designated
by the Canadian firm on the voucher
has authority to dispose of the firm's
allocation in the colony among various
customers who are to be entitled to
claim import licences for quantities sold
to them by the Agent ; or (b) to enable
customers, who purchase direct from a
Canadian firm, instead of through A-
gents, to secure an Import licence.
American exporters will not be given
SCRIP but will make direct application
to export from their authorities who
will generally issue export licences to
exporters on a "first come first served"'
basis up to limit established quotas.
The list of commodities for inclusion
in the Token Export Scheme include :
1. Commodities to be permitted up to
50% of base period (1946-1948) trade:-
Canned Fish Newsprint
Meat Other paper and
Milk and Milk Manufactures
Products Fertilizers
Timber and Tim- Mineral Earth,
her Manufactures Pigments.
2. Commodities to be permitted up to
331% of base period(1946-1948) trade :-
Cereal Foods (prepared)
Canned Fruit Vegetables and Soups
Macaroni Spaghetti V.ermicelli
Jelly and Dessert Powders
Women's and Childlen's boots and
shoes (Leather uppers)
Leather and Leather Manufactures
(excluding clothes)
Footwear, Rubber and Canvas with
rubber soles
Rubber Belting
Clothing of Rubber (including gloves)
Wallboards (Pulp and Fibre)
Automobile parts
Cooking utensils
Tools and hand inmpl(meits
Furniture of metal
Maps and lanterns of metal
Buckles and slide fasteners
Dental and surgical apparatus
Electrical cooking and heating appa-
ratus (domestic)
Electrical stov-s ,nd parts
Electrical meters and parts














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Switches, sockets and wiring devices
Batteries and parts
Paints, varnishes and enamels
Perfumery, cosmetics and toilet
preparations
Soap (toilet) and cleansers
Pharmaceuticals and proprietary
medicines
Beer and Ale Whisky
Brushes, brooms Buttons
and mops a Goggles, specta-
Toys and dolls cles and parts
Pens, pencils and parts including
fountain pens
Confectionery Cans and food
Bottle caps products
Men's hats Cotton piece
Rayon piece goods goods
Hosiery (including fully fashioned
stockings)
Rayon Clothing and underwear
-Cotton underwear
-Cotton shirts and pyjamas, (men's
and boys')
Cotton outer garments (women's and
children's)
Knitted gloves
Electric fans
Radio apparatus
Office appliances and parts
Industrial chemicals
Electric household refrigerators and
washing machines
Freezers and parts
Manufactured plastic products.
3rd January, 1951.
(C. 47/1948.)

By Command,
A. V. KING,
Acting Government Secretary.

GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
9th January, 1951.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

INCOME TAX NOTICES.

TO GOVERNMENT OFFICERS.

All Government Officers are hereby
reminded that the latest date for the
submission of income tax returns for
assessment in the year 1951 is the 31st
January, and that failure to give notice
of chargeability is an offence against the
Income Tax Ordinance, rendering the
person concerned liable on conviction to
a fine not exceeding FOUR HUNDRED
AND EIGHTY DOLLARS.
2. EVERY PERSON whose income,
accruing in, derived from the Colony or o
elsewhere and whether received in the-'s
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Colony or not for the preceding year,
exceeded the statutory limit of $480 is
required to submit a return in the pre-
scribed form notwithstanding that on
account of approved deductions no tax
may eventually be chargeable, and par-
ticular attention is directed to the fact
that the term "income" is deemed to
include not only money but also allow-
ances in kind.
3. Efforts are being made to send
blank return forms to such persons
through their Heads of Department. It
is to be clearly understood, however,
that a person is not exonerated from the
statutory liability to make a return even
though that person may not have re-
ceived a blank form, which may be
obtained, on application at the Revenue
Offices at Georgetown, Barrouallie,
Bequia and Union Island, or, in other
districts, from the Police Station situate
therein. These forms may also be obtain-
ed from the Income Tax Office, Kings-
town, where any person requiring
information in connection therewith is
invited to enquire.

TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.

Every person concerned, not being a
Government Officer, is hereby reminded
that the latest date for the submission of
income tax returns for assessment in the
year 1951 is the 31st March, and that
failure to give notice of chargeability is
an offence against the Income Tax Ordin-
ance, rendering the person concerned
liable on conviction to a fine not exceed-
ing FOUR HUNDRED AND EIGHTY
DOLLARS.
2. EVERY PERSON whose income,
accruing in, derived from the Colony or
elsewhere and whether received in the
Colony or not for the preceding year,
exceeded the statutory limit of $480 is
required to submit a return in the pre-
scribed form, notwithstanding that on
account of approved deductions no tax
may eventually be chargeable, and par-
ticular attention is directed to the fact
that the term "income" is deemed to
include not only money but also allow-
ances in kind.
3. Efforts are being made to send
blank return forms to such persons. It
is to be clearly understood, however,
that a person is not exonerated from the
statutory liability to make a return even
though that person may not have re-
ceived a blank form, which may be ob-
tained, on application, at the Revenue
Offices at Georgetown, Barrouallie,
Bequin and Union. Island, or, in the
other districts from the Police Station
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.be obtained from the Income Tax Office,
Kingstow.n, where any person requiring
information in connection therewith is
invited to enquire.
4. The form, correctly completed,
should be accompanied by all necessary
supporting statements. Specimens of
the form of account required from small
traders and from occupiers or cultivators
'of land will be supplied on request.

TO TRADERS, BUSINESSMEN AND
PROFESSIONAL MEN.

SAttention is directed to the provisions
of Sections 73 and 68 of the Income Tax
'Ordinance No. 23 of 1948 which read as
follows:-
73. Any person engaged
in any trade, business or
profession shall keep in Traders,
the English language pro- etc., to
per books of account suffi- keep
cient to record all trans- accounts
in Eng-
actions necessary in order lish
to ascertain the gains and
profits made or the loss
incurred in each such
trade, business or profes-
sion, and any such person
who fails to comply with,
this provision shall be
guilty of an offence, and
in addition to any penalty
incurred he shall be liable
to pay any tax to which
he may be assessed under
the provisions of this
Ordinance."
68. Any person guilty of
an offence against this Penal-
ties for
Ordinance shall be liable offences
on summary conviction
before a Magistrate, to a
fine not exceeding four
hundred and eighty
dollars, and in default of
payment to imprisonment,
with or without hard
labour, for any term not
exceeding six months".
2. The Commissioners of Income Tax
intend to enforce the provisions of the
sections referred to above.
V. C. JOSSE,
Income Tax Offier.
Income Tax Office,
Kingstown,
29th December, 1950.

GOVERNMENT SAVINGS BANK.

The attention of Governmient Savings
Bank Depositors is drawn to Rule 12 of
the Government Savings Bank of 1st
May, 1936:--


"12. Every depositor shall once in
each year in the month of February
forward his Pass Book to the Manager
for examination and comparison with
the Books of the office, and for the
entry of any interest due on the 31st
December previous. If any depositor
fails to send in his Pass Book as herein
directed the Colonial Treasury may
without further formality forthwith
direct that except the: withdrawal of
the whole amount standing to the
credit to the depositor no further
transactions shall be allowed in respect
of the account. Notice of such direc-
tions shall be given to the depositor
if his address is known to the Colonial
Treasurer, and if unknown, shall be
published in the Gazette."

BERNARD GIBBS,
Colonial Treasurer,
Manager,
Government Savings Bank.

TREASURY CHAMBERS,
ST. VINCENT,
5th January, 1951.
(A. 47/1950).


EDUCATION NOTICES.

GRAMMAR SCHOOL.

TERM I, 1951.

Term I, 1951, will begin on Monday,
15th January, at 10.30 a.m.
W. M. LOPEY,
Headmaster.
Grammar School,
28th December, 1950.


GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL.

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

R. M. WINDEBANK,
Acting H1eadmistress.
Girls' High School,
6th January, 1951.


SUPREME COURT NOTICES.

NOTICE is hereby given that a Sitting
of the Supreme Court of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands will be
held at the Court House in Kingstown,
for the trial of CRIMINAL causes on
Tuesday!, fhe 16lh day of .Janmwary, 1951,
commencing at 11.00 o'clock in the
forenoon.













16 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 9, JANUARY, 1951.-(No. 3).


All parties concerned, also such per-
sons as are bound over by recognizance
fo: prosecute or give evidence, or sum-
moned as jurors or witnesses are com-
manded to give their personal'attendance.
2.9th December, 1950.


NoTICE is hereby given that a Sitting
of the Supreme Court of the Windward
islandss and Leeward Islands will be
held at the Court House in Kingstown,
fpr, the trial of CIVIL causes in the
_Summary and Original Jurisdictions of
the Court commencing Tuesday the 16th
day.of January, 1951, at 10.00 o'clock in
the forenoon.
29th December, 1950.


NOTICE is hereby given that a Sitting
of the Supreme Court of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands will be
held at the Court House in Kingstown,
for the hearing of APPEALS FROM
MAGISTRATES commencing Tuesday,
the 16th day of January, 1951, at 10.00
o'clock in the fdrenoon.

DESMOND A. McNAMARA,
Registrar, Supreme Court.
Registrar's Office,
Kingstown,
29th December, 1950.


SAINT VINCENT.

BY THE AUTHORITY OF THE
SMALL DEBT ORDINANCE.

IN THE SMALL DEBT COURT.
(Kingstown) District I.


Between
JOHN M. RICHiARDS
RANDOLPH JOHN


Plaintiff
Defendant.


NOTICE is hereby given that on
Saturday the 27ih January, 1951, be-
tween the hours of 12 o'clock uoon and
3 p. i. at the Court House, Kingstown,
there will be put up for sale the under-
mentioned Goods and Chattels belonging
to the above-named Defendant, levied
by virtue of a warrant to levy on Goods
and Chatt"ls issued in the above suit :-
One house sides wattled and the roof
covered with galvanized iron.
Situate at Sion Hil 1.
ALVIN SEALER,
Process S'ervc',
Disltrid I.
8th January, 1951.


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 Enemy Property..

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


NOTICE.

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.


SAINT VINCENT.
IMPORTATION OF ANIMALS (DISEASES
PREVENTION) ORDINANCE, 1933.

DECLARATION OF SUSPECTED
AREAS.

Owing to an outbreak of Swine Fever-
in the Colony and being satisfied that
there is reasonable suspicion thlt the
said disease may exist in the areas
specified in the Schedule to this dechlra-
tion, I, MICHAEL A. G. IIANSCHELL,
Agricniitral Superintendent, acting un-
der the Authority vested in me by
section 14 (2) oflthe ;,love-inelald CO din-














SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 9 JANUARY, 1951.-(No. 3). 17


ance hereby declare the areas specified
in the Schedule hereto to be suspected
areas.

SCHEDULE.

CHARLOTTE PARISH, comprising
the lands extending from the northern
boundary of the Fancy Estate to the
river lambou and running along the bed
of the said river until they reach the
high ridge of mountains which runs
through the centre of the Island of
Saint Vincent.
ST. GEORGE'S PARISH, comprising
the lands extending from the said river
called Iambou to Kingstown North River
where it empties itself into the sea and
running up the bed of the last named
river until it divides and from thence
continuing along the course of the
northern branch of the said river to the
great ridge of mountains running
through the centre of the Island of
Saint .Vin cent.
ST. ANDREW'S PARISH, compris-
ing the lands extending from the said
river called the Kingstown North River
and from the said northern branch
thereof unto the high ridge to the north-
ward of Queen's Valley, which divides
the said Valley from Rutland Valley and


running along the said ridge until it
meets the great ridge of mountains
which runs through the centre of the
Island of Saint Vincent.
ST. PATRICK'S PARISH, extending
from the said ridge to the northward of
Queen's Valley unto the high ridge to
the northward of Cumberland Valley
commonly called Byam's Hill, and runs
along the said last named ridge until it
meets the great ridge of mountains
which runs through the centre of the
Island of Saint Vincent.
ST. DAVID'S PARISH, extending
from the said last mentioned and north-
ern boundary of St. Patrick's Parish
unto the northern boundary of Charlotte
Parish.
THE GRENADINES PARISH, com-
prising the Island of Bequia and such
other of the Islands within this Colony
commonly called the Grenadines as lie
to the northward of the Island of
Carriacou.


Dated
1950.


this 30th day of December,


M. A. G. HANSCHELL,
Agricultural Superindentent.


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KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT,
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SAINT VINCENT.

No. of l9f.







BILL FOR


AN ORDINANCE to
Ordinance.


amend the Juvenile Offenders (Punishment)


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

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Juvenile Offenders
(Punishment) (Amendment) Ordrim:nc', 1951, nid shall be read
,as one with the Juvenile Offenders (Punishment) Ordinance,
'1935, (hereinafter referred to as the "principal Ordinance) and
all amendments thereto.

2. Section 2 of the principal Ordinance ishereby amended
by substituting the word Approved "" for the word Industrial"
in the fifth line thereof.


3. Section 3 of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended:
(a) by repealing and replacing subsection (1) thereof by the
following subsection :-


Punishment
of Juvenile
Offenders.


3(1) If any per s.n being in the opinion of
the Court under the age of 14 years is convict-
ed before any Court of an offence punishable
by such Court with imprisonment, the Court
may in lieu of passing any sentence of impri-
sonment or making any other order with re-
spect to such person, order such person to be
sent to an approved school until the expira-


Short title.

Not 52 of 1935.


Section 2 of
principal
Ordinance
amended.

Section 3 of
principal
Ordinance
amended.







Juvenile Offenders (Punishment) (Amendment).


Addition of new
section.


tion of a period of three years from the date
of the order or for a period ceasing with the
day immediately preceding the attainment of
his fourteenth year, whichever date is the ear-
lier: Provided however that no Court shall
order the detention of any person in an ap-
proved school beyond a period of five years.
(b)' by substituting the word any for the letter and word
a young in the second and third lines of subsection (4)
thereof;
(c) by slibstituting the word "such-" for the words "the
young in the second and third lines of the second proviso
thereto.

4. After section 4 of the principal Ordinance the following
section shall be inserted :-


"Information
for assistance
of Court.


5. Before a sentence of detention is passed
on any person in pursuance of section 3 of the
principal Ordinance, it shall be the duty of
the probation officer, the police or any other
person bringing such person before the Court
to make available to the Court such informa-
tion as to home surroundings, school record,
age,.religion, health,'character or any other in-
formation relating to such person which may
be obtainable, and which may be of assistance
to the Court.


Passed the Legislative Council this day of 1951.

Clerk of Legisla!ive Council.

OBJECTS AND REASONS.

The objects of this Bill are as follows:-
S(a) to amend the principal Ordinance so as to replace all references therein
Sto Industrial Schools by references to Approved Schools :
(V-) to alter the maximum age in regard to persons who may be dealt with
under the Ordinance from under 16 to under 14 years ";
(c) -to enable information as to the child's history to be supplied to the Court
before a detention order is made.
P. CECIL LEWIS,
Crown Attorney.
Crown Attorney's Chambers,
Court House,
Kingstown,
25th August, 1950.


1951.


















SAINT VINCENT.

No. of 1951.


BILL FOR


AN ORDINANCE to aniend the Summary
(Procedure) Ordinance, Cap. 13.


Conviction Offences


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

I. This Ordinance may be cited as the Summary Conviction Short title.
Offences (Procedure) (Amendment) Ordinance, 1951, and shall
be read as one with the Summary Conviction Offences
(Procedure) Ordinance (hereinafter referred to as the principal. Cap. 13.
Ordinance) and/all amendments thereto.


2. After section 62 of the principal Ordinance the following
section shall be inserted :-


Power of Court
to impose
penalties under
Juvenile
Offenders
Punishment
Ordinance.
No. 52 of 1935.


"62A. Notwithstanding the provisions of
sections 58 and 61 of the principal Ordinance,
a Court before which a child is charged with
any offence other than homicide in lieu of im-
posing any penalties prescribed by the princi-
pal Ordinance may impose such penalties as
are prescribed in the Juvenile Offenders Pun-
ishment Ordinance, 1935, and its amendments.


New section
added to
principal
Ordinance.








No. Summary Conviction Ofences (Procedure) (Amendment). 1951.


Passed the Legislative Council this day of 1951.


Clerk of Legislative Council.
(J 58/1948).

OBJECTS AND REASONS.

The object of this Bill is to empower a Court before which a child is convicted
to impose the penalties prescribed in .the Juvenile Offenders Punishment
Ordinance, viz, detention in an approved school.

P. CECIL LEWIS,
Crown Attorney.
Crown Attorney's Chambers,
Court House,
Kingstown,
24th August, 1950.

















SAINT VINCENT.

No. of 1951.


BILL FOR


AN ORDINANCE
Cap. 34.


to amend the Agricultural Advances Ordinance,


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

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Agricultural Advances
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1951, and shall be read as one with the
Agricultural Advances Ordinance (hereinafter referred to as "the
principal Ordinance ").

2. Section 3 of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended
by the insertion of the words for the purchase of crops to be
manufactured" between the words "land" and "for" in the
second line thereof.


day of


Short title.

Cap. 34.


Section 3 of
principal
Ordinance
amended.


1951.


Clerk of Legislative Council.


(B 36/1950).


Passed the Legislative Council this








No. .Agricultural Advances (Amendment). 1951.


OBJECTS AND REASONS.

The object of this Bill is to permit the use of agricultural advances for the
purpose of purchasing crops to be manufactured by..the debtor.

P. CECIL LEWIS,
Crown Attorney.
Crown Attorney's Chambers,
Court House,
Kingstown.
1st November,-1950.


















SAINT VINGENT.

No. of 1991.


BILL FOR


AN ORDINANCE to provide for the Licensing
and for purposes connected therewith.


of Burial Grounds


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

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Burial Grounds
Ordinance, 1951.

2. It shall not be lawful to bury the dead in any place not
being a licensed burial ground. Any person who shall bury any
body, or in anywise act or assist in the burial of any body, in any
place not being a licensed burial ground, shall, for every such
offence, be liable to a fine not exceeding ninety-six dollars.

3. (1) It shall be lawful for the Governor in Council to set
apart and license as a public burial ground any parcel of Crown
land, any land acquired by a Town Board or a Village Council, or
any private property which may be acquired for the purpose.
(2) It shall be lawful for the Governor in Council to license
as a private burial ground any parcel of land which any person
may desire to set apart for use as a private burial ground.

4. (1) It shall be lawful for the Governor in Council to make
regulations for the general government of burial grounds,
whether public or private, which are not under the charge and
Control of a Town Board or a Village Council.
(2) All such regulations shall be published in the Gazette.


Short title.


Burying in
unlicensed
ground.



Public burial
grounds


Regulations.





No. Burial Grounds. 1951.


Burial grounds
to be under
charge of
Wardens.

Notice of
licence.

Governor in
Council may
order
discontinuance
of burials.


Recovery of
penalties.


Repeal.
Cap. 128.


5. All public burial grounds licensed by the Governor, other
than those under the charge and control of a Town Board or a
Village Council, shall be under the charge and control of some
officer appointed by the Governor for that purpose.

6. Notice of the licensing of any place as a burial ground
shall in all cases be forthwith published in the Gazette.

7. In case it shall appear to the Governor that, for the
protection of the public health, burials in any burial ground
should be discontinued, it shall be lawful for the Governor in
Council to order that, after a time mentioned in the order, burials
in such burial grounds shall be discontinued: Provided that
notice of the time mentioned in the said order for the
-discontinuance of burials in such burial ground shall be published
in the Gazette one month at least before such order takes effect,
and after the expiration of the period mentioned in such order,
such burial ground shall cease to be a licensed burial ground.

8. All penalties under -this Ordinance and under any
regulations made thereunder may be recovered, on summary
conviction, before a Magistrate.

9. The Public Cemeteries Ordinance is hereby repealed.
without prejudice to anything done or suffered thereunder, or to
any right, privilege, obligation, or liability acquired, accrued or
incurred thereunder.


Passed the Legislative Council this


day of


1951.


Clerk of Legislative Council.
(P 17/1949).

OBJECTS AND REASONS..

The object of this Bill is to provide for the Licensing of Burial Grounds and
for purposes connected therewith.

P. CHCIL LEWIS,
Crown Attorney.
Crown Attorney's Chambers,
Court House,
Kingstown.
4th September, 1950.



















SAINT VINCENT.

No, of 1951.








BILL FOR

AN ORDINANCE to amend the Sugar Export Cess Ordinance, 1948.
[ .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 Sugar Export Cess
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1951, and shall be read as one with the
Sugar Export Cess, Ordinance, 1948, (hereinafter referred to as
the principal Ordinance).
2. Section 5 of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended:
(a) by deleting the dash appearing at the end of the fourth
line thereof;
(b) by the addition after the word Treasurer in the fourth
line thereof of the words "and of which he shall be
trustee "
3. After section 6 of the principal Ordinance the following
section shall be inserted :-


6A. Notwithstanding the provisions of the
Income Tax Ordinance, 1948, all payments by
the exporters into the special funds specified
in section 5 of this Ordinance shall be allowed
as a deductible expense in computing the
chargeable income of the exporter, and all
payments by the Treasurer, in his capacity as
trustee, out of the said funds, shall be treated,
in the manner hereinafter provided, foi pr-
puses of assessment to income tax :


" Liability to
Income Tax oC
payments into
and out of the
special funds.

No. 23 of 1943.


Short title.

No. 32 of 1948.

Section 5 of
principal
Ordinance
amended.


Addition of new
section to
principal
Ordinance.







No. Sugar Export Cess (Amenendment.) i9.


(a) Where,-in the opinion of the Commis-
sioner, the whole or any part of the
-fund so, paid is applied by the exporter
for revenue purposes, the amount so ap-
plied shall be liable to tax under the In-
come Tax Ordinance;
(b) Where, in the opinion of the Commis-
sioner, the whole ,or any part of the
-fund so paid is applied for capital pur-
poses, the amount so applied shall be
deducted from the cost of the capital
equipment in computing depreciation".


Passed the Legislative Council this day of 1951.


Clerk of Legislative Council.
(F. 16/1849)

OBJECTS-AND REASONS.

The objects of this Bill are-
(a) to make it clear that the Treasurer is trustee of the special funds
created by the principal Ordinance;
(b) to exempt from income tax, amounts paid into the Fund and to provide
for the payment of income tax out of withdrawals from the said Fund
in certain cases.

P. CECIL LEWIS,
Crown Attorney,
Crown Attorney's Chambers,
tourt House,
Kingstown,
19th September, 1950.








0








SAINT VINCENT.


BILL 1 OR


AN ORDINANCE to amend the Ticket Duty
Ordinance, 1950.



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


(Amendment)




consent of the


1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Ticket Duty
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1951, and shall be read as one with the
Ticket Duty Ordinance, 1947, (hereinafter referred to as the
principal Ordinance) and all amendments thereto.

2. Section 4 of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended:
(a) by the deletion of paragraph (f) from subsection (2)
thereof;
(bY by the addition thereto of the following subsections :--
"(4) The Treasurer or any other public officer
authorised by him in writing to act on his behalf shall, on
the request of any person exempted from the payment of
Ticket Duty under this section, issue to such person a
certificate to be known as a certificate, of exemption and
every such person shall before purchasing a ticket
produce the same for inspection by the person from whom
he is purchasing the ticket.
For the purposes of this subsection a licence issued to,
a trafficker under the Licences Ordinance 1940 shall be
deemed to be a certificate of exemption,


Short title.

No. 42 of -1947.


Section 4 of
principal
Ordinance
amended.


No. 21 of 1940.





:* 2 ; .

* No. Ticket Duty (Amendment) 951,


(5) No ticket shall be sold.to any person exempted as
aforesaid, by any agent, captain or master of any vessel,
whether a steamship, sailing vessel or other vessel, or by
the pilot of any aircraft unless such person first produces
his certificate of exemption for inspection, and any agent,
captain, master or pilot who contravenes the provisions of
t/ his subsection shall be liable on summary conviction to a
Penalty not exceeding five pounds."

Commencement, 3. This Ordinance shall be deemed to have come 'into
opera.tion.on the first day of January, 1951.



Passed the Legislative Council this day of '951.


Acting Clerk of Legislative Council,

OBJECTS AND REASONS.

The object of this Bill is to repeal 'and replace the Ticket Duty (Amendment)
Ordinance, 'No. 18 of 1950, on account of certain errors in the latter Bill, and to
remove the confusion which would be likely to arise owing to the fact that there
were two amendments to the principal Ordinance in 1950 both of which bore the,
same short title.
P. CECIL LEWIS,
Crown Attorney.
Crown Attorney's Chambers,
Court House.,
Kingstown,
S 4th January, 1951.












SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND

1951, No. 3.


PRICES CONTROL (AMENDMENT NO. 2) NOTICE.


(Gazetted 9th January 1951).


1. Short title. This Notice may be cited as
(Amendment No. 2) Notice.


the Prices Control


2. Amendment. The prices set out hereunder are the Maximum prices
for which the articles enumerated may be sold in the Colony and the First
Schedule Part B to the Prices Control Order 1947 (S.R. & 0. No.. 25) is hereby
amended by deleting all the words, figures and symbols occurring in the columns
opposite the articles: Biscuits-Bermudez," Cheese-Dutch, Gouda & Edam
Brands," "Onions, Canadian No. 1," and substituting therefore the following:-

FIRST SCIIEDULE-PART B.


Article.


Biscuits- ermn dez-

Cheese-Dutci--
Gouda& Elain Brands

Onions-Canadian No. 1


Maximum Wholesale Price.


$3.45 per tin of .13 lbs.


S 93c. per lb. in bladders
of 15 lbs. or more
$9.36 per crate of 75 lbs.
I


Area, A"
31c. per lb.
Ic. for 2
biscuits
$1.00 per Ib.

15c. per lb.


Area "BD" |
31c. per lb.
Ic. for 2
biscuits
$1.07 per lb.


Area -C ."
31c per lb.
le. for 2
biscuits
$1.08 per lb.


16c. per Ib. 17c. per 1b.

[P.T.O.]


3a19, ,^

SS1664


Maximum Retail Price.


-- I -I --11 -1"1~1-













Area "A" means the town of Kingstown and within one mile thereof.
Area B means all other places throughout the Colony other than those
- mentioned in Areas A and C ".
Area "C" means all the villages of Overland, Sanay Bay, Owia, Faa. o
Windsor Forest and the St. Vincent Granadines.


Made by the Competent Authority under section 30 of the Prices Control
Order (S.R. & O. 'No. 25) 1947, this 6th day of January, 1951.

A. V. SPROTT,
Controller of Supplies.
(T 20/1949).


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
E [ Price 8 cents. ]
1951.






SAINT VINCENT.
Comparative Statement of Revenue for the period 1st January to 30th September, 1950.


Heads of Revenue.


1. Import Duty
Warehouse Rent
2. Export Duty
3, Excise Duty on Rum.,
Excise Duty on Sugar
4. Other Duties
5. Licences-Liquor
Motor Vehicles
Other


6. Taxes-
Income Tax
Land and House Tax
Other Taxes
7. Port and Harbour Dues-
Tonnage
Port
Landing Dues, Aircraft
S8. Fees of Court or Office
9.. Post Office
10. Electricity Telephone and Refrigeration
11. Rent of Government Property
Interest
12. Sales and Leases of Crown Lands .

8.* Refunds of Loans from General Revenue

13. Colonial Development and Welfare Schem
Total Revenue


Estimate
for the I Actual Revenue Revenue for
year for the period of (same period of Increase. decrease.
1950.. the return, preceding year,

$ $ c. $ c. $ c. $ c.
... 425,00'0 3.0.749 53 336,563 82 44,185 71
... 5,000 2,595 79, 3,467 92 ... 872 13
125,000 101,049 38 91.504 87 9,544 51
... 129,0001 92,895 90 88,384 52 4,511 38...
1,759 50 ... ... 1,759 50
70,900 61,332 60 62,250 31 .. .. 917 71
... 8,500 6,912 56 6,530 65 381 91 ..
...16,000 1(,702 88 10,281 72 421 16
... 6,799, 6,384 48 5,100 09 1,284 39 9


188,000i 59.792 50 174.180 09 ... .. 11,387 59
.. 30,000 5,474 72 3,960 59 1,514 13
... 3,900; 2,554 88 2,138 87 -416 01 ...

9,000 '7.844 68 6,951 70 889 .98
2,500: ';.? 00 2.579 76 257 76
600; 360 00 186 00 174 00 ..
...112,404 85,769 49 73,701 05 12,068 44
... 74,860 41,359 67 307,694 94 ... 266,335 27
...96,549 67,535- 03 64,896 40 2,638 63
4,5501 2,904 00 2,403 52 500 48 .
... 2,812: 12,090 (9 9,934 00 2.156 09 ..
... 7,758 4,502 01 7,047 32 ... ... 2,55 31
1,329,1321 956,891 69 1.259,761 14 82,446 32 385,315 77
.. 8.790 7,333 69 1,456 36 5,877 33
1,337,9221 964,225) 3 1,261.217 50 88,33233 65 385,315 77
ies 353.4961 265.755 73 152.S34 29 112,921 44
$ '1]..691,4.8 2., 1 11 ,41 4.051 79 201,45 09 385,315 77


Comparative Statement of Expenditure for the period 1st January' to 30th September, 1950


Estimat Acua Exe- --


i Estimate Actual Expen-
for the diture for the Expenditure for
Heads of Expenditure, ear period of same period of
1950. the return, preceding year.
S~$ c.. $ c.
1. Governor ... 8,011 4,496 38
2. Legislature 5,8601 6,955 37
3. Administration ... 41,754 27,999 98
4. Agriculture .. 59,481 39,414 79
5. Audit 8,574 6,086 97
6. Central Housing Authority ... 6,000 4,500 00
6A. Central Road Authority ... 98,220 77.112 31
6B. Central Water Authority ... 13,220 3,320 04-
7. Charitable : 15,836 12,081 03
9. Education ,.. 162,760 111,209 49
10. Electricity 65,398! 63,249 08
11. Judicial ... 22,720 14,961 73
12. Labour 6,950 ,., 74
13. Lands and Survey *.. 1,716 N.483 37
14. Legal. 5,766 4,366 14
15. Medical ... 242,448 183,461 76
16. Miscellaneous .. 155, 797 12,167 85
17. Pensions 8,630 26839 24
18. Police ., 81,584 53,9 )00 18
19. Port and Marine ...20,427 14,738 89
20. Post Office ... 33,123 19,201 02
21. Prisons 35,069 32,592 44
22. Public Debt ... 59,358 45,014 22
23. Public Library 4,424 2,780 87
24. Public Works Department ... 46,638; 30,561 20 '-
25. Public Works Recurrent 36,172i 5;,730 54
27. Social Welfare ... 1,476: 1,038 18
27A. St. Vincent Grenadines ...10,669 9,334 9'3
28. Subventions ... 14,679 18,788 00
29. Supply Control ... 12.9321 9,313 38
30. Telephone ...i 15.018i 10,901 35
31. Treasury ... 57,655 40,017 42
1,399,34761.087,454 .89 950,694 50
26. PablicWorks Extraordinary ...i 49,020 45,341 92 82,328 88
1,448,36711,132,796 81 1,033,023 38
8. ColonialDevelopmentand Welfare Schemes! 353,496' 221,667 31 156,696 57
Total. Expenditure $ '1.'01,86311,354,464 12 1,189,719 95


Increase. Decrease.

$ c. $ c.
C. C.












Expendit ure Estimates
reclassifiedin 1950. Im-
possible to give full com-
parative fi iores for indi-
vidual Healds.


136,760 39
.36,986 91
136,760 39 36,986 9)
64,970 74
201,731 13 36,986 9.


6
6

6


TREASURY,
30th December, 1950,
(F. 38/19471,


BERNARD GIBBS,
Acting Colonial Treasurer.












Statement of the Assets and Liabilities of the Colony of Saint Vincent at 30th September, 1950.


LIABILITIES.


DEPOSITS:

DEPOSITS :


SPECIAL FUNDS


OTHER THAN SPECIAL FUNDS


SURPLUS:
Colony's Reserve Fund
General Revenue Balance alc
Balance at 1. 1. 50
Surplus & Deficit a/c


... $361,253 79
... 124,483 00


,5 2c.






96,985 22


236,770


$ c.


835,768

430,972


79 333,756 01

















$ 1,600,497 21


ASSETS,

CASH:
In Treasury & Sub-Treasuries
With Barclays Bank
Crown Agents


Less Drafts & Remittances

ADVANCES.

INVESTMENTS : COLONY :
Reserve Fund
Surplus Funds

INVESTMENTS: SPECIAL FUNDS:
Through Crown Agents
Loan to Govt. of St. Lucia
Savings Bank Loan A/e


$ c.


27,031 98
83,078 64
188,157 64

298,268 26
51 20


... 92,100 88
... 216,845 08


590,543
60,000
14,400


$ c.






298,217 06

328,391 01



308,945 96




664,943 18









1,600,497 21


Note: 1. At 30th September, 1950, the Public Debt (not recorded in the above Liabilities) amounted to $527,750.44. This figure includes the sum of $16,987.62 for the C.D.F. Loan for Co-operative
Arrowroot Association, and $480.00 for the Kingstown Board Water Supply Loan, 1930, for which General Revenue is only responsible in case of default.
2. The accumulated funds for redemption of the Debt, amounted, at 30. 9. 50 to $169,151.66.
BERNARD GIBBS,
TREASURY, Acting Oolonial Treasurer.
St. Vincent, B.W.I.,
30th December, 1950.


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