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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT


GAZETTE


VOL. 84.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 20 MARCH, 1951. [No. 15.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.

No. 128.
OBITUARY Y.

The Administrator announces with deep regret the death on 13th
March, 1951 of the VISCOUNT ELIBANK (formerly the Hon. CHARLES
GIDEON MURRAY), who served as Administrator of this Colony from May,
1909 to May, 1915.
His Honour desires to record the keen sense of loss felt by the commu-
nity on the passing of Viscount Elibank.
20th March, 1951.
(A. 45/1943).


No. 129.
COLONIAL POLICE SERVICE.

The Secretary of State for the Colonies
has been pleased to approve the ad-
mission of Captain A. L. GENTLE, Assist-
ant Superintendent of Police, St. Vin-
cent, as a member of the Colonial Police
Service.
20th March, 1951.
*(P.F, 387).
No.. 130,
VISIT OF TRADE. COMMISSIONER
FOR THE BRITISH WEST INDIES IN
.CANADA TO ST. VINCENT.

It is notified for general information
that Mr. C;:R. STOLLMEYER, Trade Com-
missioner in Canada for the B-ritish West


Indies, British Guiana and the Bahamas
is expected to arrive in the Colony
on the 22nd March, 1951 by the Grum-
man Goose for a stay of one week to ten
days.
20th March, 1951.


No. 131.
RESUMPTION.

With reference to Government Nolice
No. 555 of 7th November, 1950, Miss
P. GREGORY, Junior Clerk (Labour
Department), with effect from 16t'.
March, 1951.
20ih Marci, 1951.
(P.F. 363).


hhlibhed bd AuthoritL.


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Ls SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 20 MARCH, 1951.-(No. 15).


No. 132.
With reference to Government Notice
No. 589 of 5th December, 1950, Mrs.
SYBIL McKBLL, Junior Clerk, Govern-
ment Office, with effect from 16th
March, 1951.
20th March, 1951.
(P. F. 402).


No. 133.
RESIGNATION.

The Reverend EDWIN L. TAYLOR
as a-
(i) Marriage Officer.
(ii) Official Attestor,
of the Colony of St. Vincent, with effect
from 16th March, 1951.
20th March, 1951.
(A. 5/1948).

No. 134.
LAYOU TOWN BOARD.
BYE-ELECTION.

Mr. DONALD CAMBRIDGE was elected
a member of the Layou Town Board at
a Bye-election held on 12th March, 1951.
20th March, 1951.
(A. 6/1949).
No. 135.
ENQUIRY INTO CONDUCT OF
ELECTIONS AT BARROUALLIE
'4TH DECEMBER, 1950.

With reference to the Commission of
Enquiry published in the Government
Gazette of 7th March, 1951 relating to
the Elections to the Barrouallie Town
Board held on 4th December, 1950 it is
notified for general information that the
Commission will commence its sitting at
Barrouallie on Friday 6th April, 1951 at
10 a.m.
All persons desiring to give evidence
before the Commission are requested to
send their names and addresses to the
Commissioner (Mr. D. K. H. McINTYRE,
Magistrate), at the Magistrate's Office
Kingstown not later than Saturday, the
31st March, 1951.
20th March, 1951.
(C. 5/1951).
No. 13 6.
BANK HOLIDAYS.

Friday, tlic 23rd March, being Good
ridlay. anrl Monday, th1 26th March,
(EaQw-r Monday) hoinz Bank Holidays,
all Public Offices will b1, closed on those
20tdarc, 151.
20th March, 1951.


I No. 137.


LEGISLATION.


The. Right Honourable the Secretary
of State for the Colonies has notified that
His Majesty the KING will not be advised
to exercise his power of disallowance in
respect of the following Ordinances of
this Government :-
No. 23 of 1950.-An Ordinance to
amend further the Excise Ordin-
ance, Cap. 188.
(J 24/1945).

No. 31 of 1950.-An Ordinance to
provide for the Administration
of Public Assistance.
(J 21/1950)
20th March, 1951.


No. 138.
The following documents are publish-
ed with this issue of the Gazette:-
S.R. & O. No. 22.--The Prices Control
(Amendment No. 11) Notice,
1951.
(T. 20/1949).


S.R. & 0. No. 23.-The Tr6umaca
By-Laws, 1951.
20th March, 1951.


No. 101.
VACANT POST:

VACANCY FOR POST OF MALE
ATTENDANT,
COLONIAL HOSPITAL.

Applications are invited for the post
of Male Attendant, Colonial Hospital.
The salary of the post is $288 per
annum rising by annual increments of
$24.00 to $480.00 per annuin;
A Cost of Living Allowance which is,
at present, $91.20 'per annum at the
lowest iate and arranged on a graduated
scale, is payable.
Applications should. be addressed to
the Senior Medical Officer, Medical De-
partment, Kingstown, before 22nd March,
1951.
13th March, 1951.
(A. 47/1950).
By Command,
A. V. KING,
Acting Government Secretary.
Gov nNMieNTr OFFICE,
20th March, 1951.














SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 20 MARCH, .1951.-(No.15). 8:


NOTICE.

CENTRAL HOUSING & PLANNING
AUTHORITY.

MONTROSE THIRD SUPPLEMENTARY
SCHEME.

Resolution giving notice of a decision
,to prepare a Third Supplementary
Scheme on Montrose Estate.

Section 7 of the Town and Country
Planning Ordinance No. 2 of 1946.

RESOLUTION.

BE IT RESOLVED AND IT IS HEREBY
RESOLVED that the Central Housing and
Planning Authority have this 6th day of
March, 1951, decided to prepare a Third
Supplementary Scheme under the pro-
visions of Section 7 of the Town and
Country Planning Ordinance, No. 2 of
1946 for:-
All that parcel of land lying between
the Road to Dasent Cottage on the
West and the Montrose River on the
East, and bounded on the North by a
line running in an Easterly direction
from a concrete monument opposite
the entrance to Dasent Cottage to a
-concrete monument t on the bank of
the North River, and on the South by
a pipe line track leading to Montrose
Estate.
JOHN L. CHAPMAN,
Secretary & Executive Officer,
Central Housing & Planning
Authority.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

CUSTOMS NOTICES.

The undermentioned goo :s which
have been forfeited for a breach of Sec-
tion 90 C:ip. 183, will be sold by Public


auction at the Customs on Saturday 24th
March, 1951. at 11 a.m.;-
Two Goblets.
Two pieces Linoleum,
13th March 1951.


Seized for a breach of Section 48 (
Cap. 183 :-
One Fowl.
V. D. ARCHER.
Collector of Customs.
Cnstoms,
20th March, 1951,
(A. 47/1950)


GOVERNMENT COTTON GINNERY.

NOTICE.

All Cotton Growers are requested to
notify the Manager, Government Cotton
Ginnery in writing, at the time of
delivery of their seed cotton to the
Ginnery, of their intentions in regard to.
the disposal of the lint.
2. All lint will be shipped to the
Raw Cotton Commission, Liverpool at.
the .f. o. b. price of 5/-per lb. for 1950/51
Crop previously offered and accepted,
unless the Manager is notified to the
contrary.
3. All growers who do not intend
shipping their cotton to the Raw Cotton
Commission must remove same within
two weeks of notification that their
cotton has been ginned and baled; all
bales not so removed will be charged
warehouse rent at Goveinment fixed
rates.
4. All cotton growers are reminded
that the Government Cotton Ginnery
has insured the whole island's crop as
was done in 1950.

V. G. DASILVA,
lflanager.


TREASURY NOTICES.

LAND AND HOUSE TAX NOTICE.

Notice is hereby given that the undermentioned persons having become.
defaulters under the L'nd and House Tax Ordinance" their properties having
been levied upon will be offered for s:le at 132 'clock noon on Saturday, .31st
-Marchu, 1.51, at the Treasury for th3 recovery of Taxes due thereon.
V. D. ARCHER,
Colonial Treasurer...


`4. VIINCENT,
lOtli)'[nEircla, I 9Y1.














82 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 20 MARCH, 1951.-(No. 15).


iNames
Bradshaw, Joseph N.
De Freitas, S.
Vera M.
Williams, James


DISTRICT I.
Situation of Properly
Content
Ratho Mill

Victoria Village


Description of Property
2 acres. 12 poles.
6 acres. 2 rds. 14 poles.
5 acres.
32 poles


LAND AND HOUSE TAX NOTICE.

Notice is hereby given that the undermentioned persons having become
defaulters under the Land and House Tax Ordinance" their properties having
been levied upon will be offered for sale at 12 o'clock noon on Saturday, 7th
April, 1951, at the Treasury for the recovery of Taxes due thereon.
V. D. ARCHER,
Colonial Treasurer.


TREASURY,
ST. VINCENT,
13th March, 1951.


Names
McKie, George
Slater, Agnes
Woods, Robert, Hrs. of


Alexander, Isabella
Barbour, Florence
Cuffy, Arthur
Hendrickson, William
Martin, Simeon
Morris, George
Neverson, Dougald


DISTRICT III.
Situation of Property
Campden
Vermont
Calvaries
DISTRICT IV.
Mahautay
Lanmmies
Mahautay
Rutland Vale
Spring
Rutland Vale


Description of Property
1 House Spot
3 acres
48 acres


5 acres 1 rd.
2 acres 1 rd. 9 poles
4 acres 2 rds. 27 poles
1 acre
5 acres 39 poles
1 House
2 rds.


SMALL TOWNS RATES.

Notice is hereby given that the under-mentioned Houses and Land appear-
ing in the Rate Roll of the Towns of Barrouallie and Layou as in the ownership
-or occupation of the persons named hereunder have been levied upon by virtue
of a Warrant issued under the Small Towns Regulations Ordinance. Cip. -211 and
will be put up for sale on Saturday, 7th April, 1951, at 12 o'clock noon at the
Treasury, Kingstown for the recovery of of Taxes due thereon.
V. D. ARCHER,
Colonial Treasurer.
'TREASURY,
S'. VINCENT,
13th March, 1951.


Names.
Browne, Thomas
,, Laura
Hazlewood, Nancy
Jenkins, Mary
Moshelle, Lydia
Sprott, Meta
Browne, Jolhn
Campbell, Francis
Carr, George Hrs. of
Pierre, Balvina.
David
,, Rhemus
Roberts, lcregor
Roberts, M\JcCrregor


Town.
Layou
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Barrouallie
do.
do.
.do.
(10do.
do.
do.


Kind of Property.
1 House
1 House
1 House
1 House
1 lHouse spot
I House
1 House
1 House
1 House
1 House
1 House
1 House
1 House













SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 20 MARCH, 1951.-(No. 15). 83


BANKING STATISTICS.

Return for Quarter ended 31st December, 1950.
ASSETS.

St. Vincent St. Vincent
Agric. Credit Co-operative Total.
& Loan Bank. Bank Ltd.


$ c. $ c. $ c.
1. Cash (i.e., legal tender notes and
coin) ... 3,037 08 360 00 3,397 08

2. Balances due by other Banks in
Colony ... 510 66 913 00 1,423 67

3. Balances due from
Banks abroad (including Head
Office or Branches outside the
Colony) and other short claims Nil Nil .Nil
(such as bills discounted drawn
abroad)

4. Loans and advances to:
(a) Industry ...
(b) Agriculture ... 76,627 82 799 00 77,426 82
(c) Other ... 10,123 38 15,652 00 25,775 38

5. Investments:
(a) Local ... 6,670 00 6,670 00
(b) Other ... -

6. Other Assets ... 610 16 1,399 00 2,009' 16

Total Assets ... 97,579 10 19,123 00 116,702 10

LIABILITIES.

St. Vincent St. Vincent
Agric. 'Credit Co-operative Total.
& Loan Bank. Bank Ltd.

.. $ c. $ c. $ c.
1. Notes in circulation ... -- Nil 1

2.. Deposits
(I) Demand ... Nil
(II) Time ... 11,006 00 11,006 00
(III) Savings ... 47,146 33 17,157 00 64,303 33

3. Balances due to:
(a) Other Banks in the Colony ... Nil
(b) Banks abroad (including Head)
Office or Branches outside Nil Nil Nil
.Colony) J

4. Other Liabilities, etc. ... 39,426 77 1,966 00 41,392 77

Total Liabilities ... 97,579 10 19,123 00 116,702 10


NOTICE.
UNDER THE LIQUOR LICENCES ORDINANCE, 1948.
IT is hereby.notified for general information that the Quarterly Licensing
Sessions will be held in the under-mentioned Parishes for the purpose of con sider-
ing applications from applicants in their respective- Parishes for the granting of













84 SAINT VINGCENT, TUESDAY; 20 MARCH, 1951.-(No. 15).


Certificates in accordance with the
time and places following:-


SParish.
St. George & St.


Charlotte


St. David


Grenadines


Liquor Licence Ordinance, 1948, at the


Time ahd Place of Session.


Andrew ... At the Court House, Kingstown, on
Wednesday, 28th March, 1951, at
10 o'clock in the forenoon.
... At the Court House, Georgetown, on
Friday, 20th April, 1951., at 11
o'clock in the forenoon.
... ... At the Court House, Chateaubelair,
on Tuesday, 17th April, 1951,
at 11 o'clock in the forenoon.
... ... ... At the Court House, at PortEliza-
beth, Bequia, on Wednesday, 4th
April, 1951, at 11 o'clock in the
forenoon.


Notice of invention to oppose the grant of any Certificate stating in general
terms the grounds of the opposition, must be served upon the applicant and
upon the Magistrate not less than seven days before the day fixed for the
holding of this Licensing Session.

D. K. McINTYRE,
-Magistrate.

PARTICULARS OF APPLICANTS FOR NEW CERTIFICATES.


Parish.


St. George. &
St. Andrew


Name of Applicant.


Gaston Culzac

Edmund Hinds

Hadley Bros.

Alexander
Browne

Isaac Phillips

Edna Huggins

Owen Forde

Alphaeus- Jack:

Joseph E.
Fairbairn


Occupation.


Residence. Situation of
Premises.


Shopkeeper Montrose


do.

General
Merchants

Shopkeeper

do.

do.

do.

do.

do.


Kingstown


do.

Fairbairn
Pasture
:Belair

Calder

Mesopo-
tamia
Questelles

Camden
Park


Montrose

Kingstown


do.

Fairbairn
Pasture
Belair

Victoria
Village
Evesham
Village
Questelles

Camden Park


D. K. MCINTYRE,
Magistrate.
MAGISTRATE'S OFFICE,
KINGSTowN,
8th.March, 195.L.


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KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCEN ,
[ Price 24 cents. I


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S SAINT VINCENT. FLO

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,
AUGI 1 ,.
1951, No. 22.

PRICES CONTROL (A ENDIIENT NO. il) NW I
------' ** '-----
(Gazetled 20th March, 1951).


.. 0Short title.' This Notice may be cited as the Prices Control
(Amendment No. 11) Notice.
2. Amendmnellt. The prices set out fereunder are thie Maximum
prices for which the articles endimerated may be sold in the Colony and the First
Schedule Fart B to the Prices Control Order 1947 (S.R. & O. No. 25) -is hereby
amended by deleting all the. words, figures and symbols occurring in the. columns
opposite the articles,: C ,,---Groun-," Fish-Dried, Ling Cutlets," "M ackerel
-Pickled, MeIjunm," and substiiutiih therefore the following:

FIRST SCHEDULE-PART B.
- -.-_______- - --- i ..- i
Ar.'icle. .llaxirt mm T'T.1olesalp Pricl Maximum Retril Price.

A.rea '"-)_4 A 'e i.' Area A 'e. (.".

(fl'e-Ground ( $1.10 per lb. $ 1.27 per lb. $1.28 per lb. $1.29 p1r h-..
Fish-Dried-
Ling Cutlets .. $5.46 per ct.n. of 14 I.bs 5e.4c. pr lb. 4Gc. per lb. 47c. per Ib.
Mackerel-Pick !(' d-
Medinm r ... '; 4S per )rl]. ol' 200 lbs. 2Gc. per 11). 27c. per lb. 28c. per lb).

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, Sandy Bay, Owia, Fancy
Windsor Forest and the St. V-incent Grenadines.

Made Iby the Carr.petent Au-iluntS. uni'-r sectonm 3t0 of the Prices Contrbn
Order 19i7 (S.R. & O. No. 25) this 17th,day of March, 1951:
R. NICHOLAS JACK.-
for Controller of Supplies.
(T 20/1949).


-NTED BY THE GOViilRM.ENT PR[NTE.R AT TH1E .:c' .RNMENT PRINTING OFFIC.
KINGS'OWN. ST. VTNCENT.
S- Price 4 cents. I
S ( 5 "s ^ 4 .?1951.






59

SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1951, No. 23.

THE BY-LAWS OF THE VILLAGE COUN OF
TROUMACA. .

(Gazetted 20th March, 1951),


PART I.
PRELIMINARY.

1. Short title. These By-Laws may be cited as The Troumaca By-Laws,
1951.

2. Interpretation. In these By-Laws-
Ordinance means the Village Councils Ordinance, 19481 '(No. 21 of*1948).
Public Place means any public way, yard or room in which any public
duty is performed and to which the public have a right of access either
with or without payment of a fee.
Village" means the Village of Troumaca mentioned in Part A of the
Schedule to the Village Councils Order, 1948, (S. R. & 0. 1948, No. 96) and
'any amendments thereto.
"Village Council" or "Council" means the Village Council of Troumaca
established under Section 4 of the Ordinance and under the Village
Councils Order, 1948.
PART II.
GOVERNMENT AND CONTROL.

3. Building Materials etc. No person shall without the permission
of the Council,'in writing, use or occ'upyany portion of any street or road or public
place or keeping or leaving building materials, scaffolding or debris of any kind in
connection with the erection or repair of any building or other structure.

4. Depositing rubbish or offensive matter in public places.
No person shall throw or deposit any rubbish, fruit, fruit skin, fish offal or-any
offensive matter in any street or road or in aiy other public place.

5. Injury or damage to trees and enclosures. No,' person shall
S_ i er destroy any plant, tree, or fence or any object in any enclosure
b snders the control of the Council,

S/S#i (SUPPP.\)








6 Picking of Flowers and Fruits.. No person shall pick or pluck
any fruit or flower growing upon any tree in any enclosure or place belonging to
or under the control of the Council.

7. Encroachment by fences, hedges and trees. (1) If any portion
of ainy tree overhangs any street, or road, or land of the Council or if any fence or
hedge encroaches upon any such street, road or land,'the Warden may give notice
to the owner of such tree, fence or hedge or the occupier of the premises on which
such tree, fence or hedge is situlate to remove the overhanging portion of such tree
or remedy the. encroachment, as the case may be.
(2) If such owner or occupier, as.the case may be, makes default in complying
with the provisions of such. notice within the-time specified therein, (which time-
shalLnot-be less than seven days) he-shall be guilty of an offence against these
By-Laws. Provided that it will be lawful for the Warden to remove or cause to be
Removed the overhanging portion of such tree or remedy the encroachment, and
for that purpose, to enter upon-such lands-or any lands adjacent thereto, and any
S costs thereby incurred shall be recoverable by the Council as a civil-debt from the
S.. p -r'n on whom such notice was served.

8. Removal of dangerous trees., (1) Whenever in the opinion of the
Council, it is considered desirable in the interest of public safety that any tree
which by.reason of its. height, condition br otherwise, should be cut down and
removed,.tlhe Council shall cause a notice, in writing;- to be served on the occupier
of the premises on which such tree is situate requiring him within a specified time,
(which time shall not be less than seven days) to cut down and remove such tree.
(2) The person upon-whom such a notice is served shall take all reasonable
measures for the safe execution of the work.
(3) In case of default in complying with such notice, the provisions of By-Law
7 (2) shall apply mutatis mutandis.

9. Barriers across Town Board roads etc. For the purpose of
carrying out repairs to any road, street, drain, bridge or pipelines under the
Control of the Council, the Warden may erect any temporary barrier, fixture or
other contrivance across any road or street or part thereof or-in any public place
in the Village at such time and for such periods as may be necessary for. the due
execution of the work; and -no person shall pass or drive through any such barrier,
fixture or other contrivance as aforesaid without the consent of the Warden.'

10.- Animals not to be at large or tied in any street. No owner or
person having the charge of any horse, mule, sheep, goat, cattle or pig shall suffer
the same to be at large in the Village or tied in any road or street.

11. Playground. The-Council may, from time to time, declare any public
open sp~ae in the Village tq~be a Playground. The Playground shall be under the
direct control of the Council, and a. fee may be charged for the use of the
Playground. .

12. Animals not to be tied in playground. No horse, mule, sheep, .
goat, cattle or pig shall be at large or tied on the Playground without the
permission of the Council. -.
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13. Bath houses and public conveniences. The Coun'cil.may
provide bath houses and public conveniences for the use of the. residentsof the
Village.
PART III.

CEMETERIES.

14_ Animals in cemetery forbidden. No person shall ride or lead
any animal within or through the cemetery.

15. Animals no,t to be taken in cemetery. .No person shall tether
any animal or allow any animal to be at large in any part of the cemetery.

16. Cutting of grass without permission of warden. o one shall
cut grass in the, cemetery without the permission of the Warden.

17-. Injury to erection, etc. in cemetery. Any person who :-
(a)- wilfully or negligently destroys or injures any building, wall, fence or
gate belonging to the cemetery, or
(b) diestroys, injures or removes any part of land not being an allotment
owned by such person, or
-(c) puts or affixes any bill, advertisement or other matter or thing
whatsoever. on any wall, or on-any tree in the cemetery, or
(d) injures or defaces.any railing, monument, tablet, vase, wreath or any
other matter or thing "whatsoever, upon any allotment not being an
allotment owned by such person, shall be guilty of an offence against
these By-laws.

18. Vehicles. (1) No carriage, motor-car, cart or other vehicle shall enter
or remain in the cemetery except:-
(a) a hearse, carriage or other vehicle entering or being in the cemetery in
connection with a.burial therein.
(b) a hearse or other vehicle entering or being in the cemetery for the
purpose of removing a body.
(c) a carriage or other vehicle engaged by some person attending a funeral.
(d) a carriage or other vehicle engaged by some person lawfully visiting any,
grave or allotment.
(e) a cart or other vehicle belonging to the Board.
(f). a cart or other vehicle entering or being in the cemeh ry in connection
with some work being done therein. .
(2) The driver of any hearse, carriage, motor-car, cart or other vehicle which
shall enter or be-in the cemetery contrary to this By-law shall be-guilty of an
offence against these By-laws.

S19. Climbing over enclosure oi-r writing on tombstone; :
No person shall wilfully climb or leap or walk over any enclosure or write upon any.
monument or tombstone-or headstone in the cemetery. -







20. Removal of plants etc. No person shall pluck or take aWay oT
remove any flower, plant or shrub or take away or remove any vase, flower'pbt or
other article whatsoever from any part of the cemetery without the express-
permission of the owner of the allotment.

21. Allotment to be kept clean. The owner of every allotment or
the person having charge- thereof shall maintain such allotment in a clean
condition.

22. Warden may require cleaning of allotment. The Warden may
,require-the owner of any allotment or the person having the charge thereof to
y clean the said allotment whenever, in his opinion such cleaning is required.


23. Council to, clean allotment when owner cannot be found.
In cases where the owner or person, having the charge of an allotment, cannot be
found, or has failed to clean his allotment after having been requested to do so by
the Warden, it shall be the duty of the Council to do such cleaning as may be
necessary and the cost thereby incurred shall be recoverable by the Council'in the
same manner as a civil debt against the owner or occupier thereof.

24. Memorial or grave stone. No memorial or grave stone shall be
taken away from the cemetery except with the permission in writing of the
Warden. .-

25. Right to cut down'unsightly shrub or plant. s m all shrubs,
plants and flowers may be placed on any grave, but the Council reserves the right
to prune, cut down, dig up, and remove after due notice to the owner of the
allotment or grave space, any shrub, plant br flower, at any time, if in their
opinion, the same has become unsightly or insanitary.

26. Burial of persons of same religious denomination.
The Council, may, on application from any religious denomination, assign a
definite area in the cemetery for the burial therein of the bodies of persons who
were members of stcl religious denomination. Provided that the bodies of
persons in respect of which no interment fees have been paid to the Council may
be buried in a separate section to be set apart'for such burials.


27. Application for burial. Every person, desiring to have a corpse
interred in the cemetery, shall make application for the purpose, to the.Warden,
and shall produce at the time of making such application, the certificate of death
,or in the case of a still-born child, the requisite -nedical or other certificate.

28. Permission to open grave and bury -bodies essential.
No grave shall be opened and no burial shall take place without the consent of the
Warden.'







PART IV.

ELECTIONS.

29. Notice of elections. At least fourteen clear days before the third
Monday in November in the year in which elections shall be held to fill the places
of the Elected Members due to go out of office in the said year, the Council shall
cause notice of such forthcoming elections to be published in the Government
Gazette and the local press; and shall post copies of the said notice at the Warden's
Office, the Police Station and the Post Office. -

30. Dates of election and taking of poll. (1) The dates fixed for
election shall be the third Monday in November and for the taking of a Poll, if
necessary the first Monday ih-December in the year in which'the periodcof office of
the Elected Members expires.
(2) The taking of the Poll shall be between the hours of 8 a.m. and 12 noon
a'nd 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

31. ,Mode of holding election and manner of voting. (D Every
election shall be held at the Troumaca Government School or some other convenient
place by the Warden who shall bb the Presiding Officer or by some other person
appointed-by the Council and approved by the Governor for the purpose.
(2) Every candidate shall be named and designated by his'full name, With his
residence, profession or occupation and the nature of his qualification in a
Nomination Paper in the Form contained in the First Schedule to these By-Laws
by two duly qualified voters. The said nomination-paper shall be delivered
between the hours of 8.00 a.m. and 9.00 a.m. on the third Monday in November in
the year of such elections and the'person so named shall express in writing on the
Nomination Paper his consent to such nomination.
(3) Every candidate for election shall deliver, or cause to be delivered to the
Presiding Officer, "at the time and place appointed for the nomination of
candidates, a declaration in writing signed by him stating the qualifications
possessed by him under section 20 of the Ordinance and that he is in all other
respects qualified to be nominated and elected to the Council.
(4) The Declaration before mentioned shall be it the form following, namely:
I .......................................... ............................................................ o f .... .......... ......................................................... ..
do declare that I am possessed of the following qualifications required by
Section 20 of the Village.Councils Ordinance No. 21 of 1948 namely.. ..........
......................................... ................................................................................................................. .......... t
......................... .... and am in all other
respects qualified to be nominated and elected to the Council.
(5) No candidate for election shall be deemed to be duly nominated unless the-
declaration before mentioned has been delivered to the Presiding Officer.
(6) If the number of candidates duly nominated does not exceed the number
of members required to be elected; such candidates shall be deemed to be elected;
without the necessity for a poll and the Presiding Officer shall at the expiration of
the time fixed for the nomination of candidates publicly declare at the place of
nomination that such candidates have been duly elected as members of the






Village Council of Troumaca and he shall make a return to the Council and to the
Governor of the election of such .candidates not later than noon of the day
following such election.
_(7) If there shall be more than the required number of candidates duly nominated
a poll of the electors shall be taken on the day fixed for the elections. Provided
that no person shall be voted for or elected who has'not been duly nominated.
(8) Every elector may vote for any number of persons being members of the
Council hot exceeaing the number of vacancies, to be filled.,

32. Ballot paper. Each vote shall be recorded on a paper (in these
by-laws called a ballot paper) which shall show the names and description of the
candidates arranged alphabetically in the order of their surnames; it shall have a
printed number on the back, and shall have attached thereto a counterfoil with
the same number printed on the face, and shall be in the Form contained in the.
Second Schedule to these By-laws, and shall be capable of being folded up.

33.- Construction of ballot box. (1) Every ballot box shall be so
constructed that -the ballot -papers can be introduced therein, but cannot be
withdrawn therefrom without the box being unlocked.
(2), The Presiding Officer, shall, immediately before the commencement of the
poll, -show the ballot box empty to such persons as may be present in the Polling
Station, so that they may see that it is empty. He shall then lock it and keep.it
locked until completion of the poll and shall place it in his view for the receipt of
ballot papers.

34. Marking and delivery to elector of ballot paper. Immediately
before a ballot paper is delivered to an elector it shall be stamped with the official
stamp of the Council and initialled by the Presiding Officer and the number of the
elector as stated in the copy of the Elector's Roll shall be called out, and the
number of such elector shall be marked on the counterfoil and-a mark shall be
placed on,-.the copy of the-Elector's Roll againdi the number of the elector to
denote that he has received a ballot paper, but without showing which ballot he
has received.

35. Method of voting., (1) The elector shall, on receiving the ballot
paper, forthwith proceed into the compartment in the Polling Station set apart
for the purpose and there secretly mark his vote by drawing a pencil mark, with
the pencil provided through the names of all the candidates for whom he does.not
wish to vote; and shall then fold up the ballot paper in such a manner as to
conceal his vote but to.show the official mark on the back, and shall then put his
ballot paper so folded up into the ballot box in-the presence of the Presiding
Officer after having shown him the official mark on the back.
(2) Any ballot paper with a greater number of names not scored out than
those required to 'fill the vacancies or which has not on its Vack the official mark,
or on which anything except the said number on the back is written, or is marked
* in. any way by which the elector can be identified shall be void and shall not be
counted.
(3) The elector shall vote without undue delay and shall quit the polling
station as soon as he has put his ballot into the ballot box.








36. Who are to be admitted within polling station. (1) No person
.-shall be admitted within the Polling Station during the hours appointed for
taking the poll, except the-Presiding Officer, his clerk, if-any, ,the -Officer
responsible for Local Government or his Deputy, the candidates, one agent for
each candidate appointed by such candidates in writing and one Voter at a time
to'each polling booth.
(2) The Presiding Officer shall on request give such instruction as may appear
to be necessary to any voter as to the manner in which he should record his vote.

37. Voting by electors incapacitated by blindness etc. If any
voter is incapacitated by blindness or other physical cause from voting in the
marner prescribed by these by-laws, the Presiding Officer shall, at the request'of
such voter in the presence of the agents for the candidate, if any, cause his vote to
be marked on a ballot paper in the manner directed by such voter, and the ballot
paper so marked for shall be entered in a list -to be called "The List of Votes
marked by- the Presiding Officer ".

38. Voting by person in whose name another person has previ-
ously voted. (1) If a person representing himself to be a particular elector
named on the Elector's Roll applies for a ballot paper after another person has
voted as such elector, the .:; .;-.:. shall, upon duly answering the questions
permitted to be asked of electors at the time of polling, as hereinafter provided, be
entitled to mark a ballot paper (in these by-laws called a-" tendered Ballot paper")
instead of being put into the b6x, shall be given to thie Presiding Officer and be
endorsed by him with the name of the elector and the number in the Elector's Roll,
and shall be set aside and not be counted by the Presiding Officer.
(2) The name and number on the Elector's Roll, of every.such elector shall be
entered on a list to be called,/" The List of Tendered Votes." .'

39. Spoilt ballot paper. Any elector who has inadvertently dealt
with his ballot paper in such manner that it cannot be conveniently used, may,
on delivering to the Presiding Officer the ballot paper in the place of the. ballot
paper so delivered up, and the spoilt ballot paper shall be immediately cancelled
by the Presiding Officer.

40. Procedure at close of poll. (1) After the close of the poll, the
ballot box shall be opened by the Presiding Officer in the presence of the
candidates, and their agents;-and no other person shall, except with the sanction
of the Presiding Officer, be present.
(2) The Presiding Officer shall ascertain the result of the poll by counting the
votes given to each candidate.

41. Rejected ballot papers. ,(. The P, '-;,-- Officer shall endorse
the word "Rejected" on any ballot paper which he may reject as invalid, and
shall add to the endorsement the words Rejection objected to"' if any .objection
is in fact made to his decision by any agent or candidate.
(2) The Presiding Officer shall report to the Council the number of ballot
papers rejected, and not counted by him, under the following heads








(a) want of official mark.
(b) Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to vote for.
(c) Presence of writing or mark by which the voter could be identified; and
(d) unmarked or void for uncertainty.

42. Declaration and return of result of election. Upon the
completion of the counting and before the Presiding Officer 'departs from the
place of election, so-many of'the candidates voted for, being equal to'the number
of persons then to be elected Members of the Council as have the greatest number
oefvotes, shall be publicly declared by the Presiding Officer to have been elected as
Members of the Council, and a return to this effect shall be made to the Council
and to the Governor by poon of the day following such election.
/
43. Council to decide in case of equality of votes cast for candi-
dates. (1) In case two or more candidates shall have an equal number of
votes, the Members of the Council at the first meeting to be convened after the
election, shall choose any one or more of such candidates as may be required to
complete the required- number of Elected Members; and the candidate, or
candidates so chosen shall'be deemed to be duly Elected Members of the Council.
(2) Such candidates shall not be present at the Meeting when this decision is
to be made by -the other Members of the Council.

44. Disposal of documents -and papers relative to election.
(1) The Presiding Officer shall in the presence of the candidates or their agents
seal up all documents and papers relating to the election and after endorsing on
the packet a description of its contents and the date, of the election, shall deliver
the same to the Chairman of the Council.
(2) The Chairman of the Council shall retain for one year all such documents
and papers so-delivered to him and shall at the expiration of such time cause
them to be destroyed.
(3) -No person shall be allowed to-inspect any ballot papers except under the
orders of the Council.

45. Opening of sealed packets. (1) No Officer of the Council or
other person shall, except under the order of the Council, open any sealed packet
or documents or papers relating to an election and delivered as aforesaid to the
Chairman of the Council.
(2) Any such order may be made-subject to such conditions as to person,
time, place and mode of opening as the'Council may think expedient.

46. Polling booth. The Polling Station shall be provided with one or
more booths as may be necessary, in which the electors can mark their votes in
secret.

47. ;i?.? 'ons allowed to be put to elector about to, vote.
The Presiding Officer may, in his discretion, and shall, if vecuired by any candidate
or his agent, put to any elector about to vote, the following questions or any of
them :-
I* -








(a) Are you thesame-person whose nahe appears as A...................................................
B ........................................... on the Elector's Roll now in force i thisVillage?1
(b) Have you already voted at this election?
(c) Are you now qualified by law to vote?

48. Help to be given to voter. The :Presiding Officer shall give
such instructions as may appear to bc necessary to any Elector as to themanner
in which he may record his vote.

49. Holdingof occasional elections. (1) In the event, of' the death,
resignation, or inability' to act, or of the vacation of office in any other manner, ef
any elected member of the Council, the electors shall, on a day fixed by the
Council, being within one month after such vacancy arises, and after the
publication of due notice in the Government Gazette and the local press, and the
Posting of such notice in a conspicuous place. at the Warden's Office, the Post
Office or any other convenient place elect another person to fill such vacancy.
(2) Such election shall be held, and the voting and other proceedings shall be
conducted, in the same me.. ier and subject to the same-by-laws and formalities
as aret herein-bef6re provided in the case of ordinary biennial elections for
members of the Council.
(3) In the event of the occurrence of a vacancy for similar reasons among,
the nominated members of Council, the Governor shall at once be notified, and he
shall within one month after such -vacancy arises nominate-some other person to
fill the vacancy.

50. Interrupting or molesting presiding officer at election.
No person shall interrupt, molest or obstruct the Presiding Officer at any election
and anyone so interrupting, molesting or obstructing the Presiding Officer, may be
removed from the polling station.

PART V.

PENALTIES.

51. Penalty. Any person guilty of an offence' against these By-laws shall
be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars or to
imprisonment for a period not exceeding three months or in the case of a
continuing offence to a fine not exceeding five dollars for each day-during which
the offence continues.
SCHEDULES.

FIRST SCHEDULE.

FORM OF NOMINATION PAPER.'

By-Law 31(2)
W e, th e u n design ed (a ) .... ............................................................. of....................................... .......................
(b ) .................. . .......................................................of.......
,duly qualified to vote for the election of Members of the Village Council of







............................. ....................................... do h ereby n om in ate .... ............. .. .................. ........ .. ........................
.............. ......... .................
a candidate for election to membership of the Village Council of............................................
at the election to be held on the......................... .................... day of........................... .... .19..........
W witness our hands this...:.........;.....:................; of.......day ,........................ ..... ......... ... 9.......
S ign atu res of (a) ...................................,.... ............. .....................................
*N o m in a tors (b ) ....................................... ..................................................
I th e s a id (b ) .................... ...................................................... ................................................................................................
nominated in the foregoing, Nomination Paper, hereby consent to such
nomination. "

Signature of Candidate.
The foregoing Nomination Paper was delivered to me at........................... ..............
o'clock on the.................................... day of......y .......................................19 .................


Presiding Officer.
(a) Give full name, residence, occupation ai;. qualification of person
nominated. (b) Give full name of candidate.

SECOND SCHEDULE.

FORM OF BALLOT PAPER:

(By-law 32) \ FORM OF BALLOT PAPER.
Counterfoil No. / John
SSamuel John, Troumaca, Road Driver.
Note-The Counterfoil is to have a
Slumber to correspond with Lawrence
that on the back of the Bal- Fred Lawrence, Coull's Hill, Peasant
lot Paper. Proprietor.

Mills
Henry Mills, Rose Hall, Tailor.

Peters.
Gideon Peters, Rose Bank, Shopkeeper.

Stephens
S" John Stephens, Troumaca Peasant
Proprietor.
2. Form of back of Ballot Paper.
No.
Electioli for Members of-the Village
Council of--.... ..................... ...........................
for the year ................. .....................
Note: The number of the Ballot Paper
Sis to correspond with that on the
counterfoil.







Made 'by the Village Council of Troumaca under section 82 of the Village
Councils Ordinance, 1948, (No. 21 of 1948) this 18th day of July 1950.

Ordinance, 1948, (No. 21 of 1948) this 22nd day of July, 1950.

JAMES FERDINAND,.
Chairman.



Confirmed ly the Governor in Council, under Section 79 of the Village Councils

A. V. KING,
Clerk of Executive Council.

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KntG OowN, ST. VINCENT.

1951. [ Price 44 ceats. 3




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