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VOL. 84.] SAINT VINCEN', TUESDAY, 7 AUGUST, 1951. [No. 41.
THE LAND ACQUISITION ORDINANCE, 1946, No. 22 of 1946.
PRELIMINARY NOTIFICATION AND POWER TO ENTER LAND UNDER
SECTION 4 OF THE ABOVE ORDINANCE.
W. F. COUTTS,
The Governor-in-Council is of the opinion that the lands described in the
schedule hereto are likely to be required ror a public purpose, to wit, the
accommodation of pipe lines, balancing tankl. power station and other instal-
lations of the Hydro-electric generating syitcem acld any approach road thereto,
and that it is necessary to make a preliminary survey or other investigation of
the said lands.
SCHID U LE.
ALL THOSE lots pieces or parcels of land listed lherenndler together with
such other lanl in the vicinity thereof as the anthorisel officer may consider
necessary for the furtherance of the above-menlioned public purpose :-
Rural Allotments Nos. 56, 57, 61, 62, 67 and 68 of the Park Hill
Rural Allotments Nos. 111. 11.2, 313, 114. 115, 116, 117, and 119
of the Three Rivers Land Sclettlement;
Township Lots Ncs. 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2. 7 2, 28, 29, 30, 32 and
33 at South Rivers;
land at Three Rlivers owned by ALEXANDER. STODDARD;
and land at Park Hill owned by the Heirs of JOHN- DUBLIN.
A. V. KING,
for governmentt Secretary.
4th August, 1951.
SAiNT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 7 AUGUST, 1951.-(No. 41).
BRITISH CARIBBEAN CURRENCY
On the 1st August, 1951, the Currency
Ordinance, 1950, was brought iino effect
by Proclamation in so far as it relates to
2. Circulation of new British Carib-
bean currency notes will commence oni
15th August, 1951, and specimens of
these notes are on display at theTreasury
Buildings in Port-of-Spain, the Warden's
Offices at Tunapuna, Ari.n:a, Saingre
Grande, Couva, Chaguanas, Rio Ciaro,
San Fernando, Princes Town, iip:arian
and Tobago, and at Messrs. Barclayis Ba;nk
(D.C. & 0.) and the Royal Bank of
Canada in Port-of-Spain and San Fern-
ando, the Canadian Bank of Commerce
in Port-of-Spain, and M --r'~. Barclays
Bank (D.C. & 0.) in Tobago. These notes
will be legal tender throughout the
Eastern Group of the British Caribbiean
Territoriesviz-Barbados, British Guiana,
Trinidad, the Leeward and Windward
COMMISSIONERS FOR AMENDING
BOUNDARIES OF KINGSTOWN.
The Administrator has appointed Mr.
MILTON R. CATO, Barrister-at-Law, to
be Chairman of the Commissioners ap-
pointed iii October, 1946, for the pur-
pose of altering and amending the
boundaries of tlhe Town of Kingstown,
vice Mr. N. S. NANTON, LL.B., Barrister-
The personnel ofi the Commission is
as follows :-
R. MILTON CATO, Esq., Barrister-
Honoural]e G. A. MCINTOSH,
Chairman, Kingstown Board,
R. T. SAMUEL, Esq.
7th Anoust, 1951.
i A n Trr\TX T A rm
3. Currency notes issued by the
Governments of Barbados, British Guni- Miss ROSAMUND COOLS-LARTIGUE,
naandTrinidad, in circulation at present, J io Clrk Government Office,
will continue to be leral tender in those weeks' vacation leave, with effect from
three (3) Colonies, notwithstanding the 1st August, 1951.
new issue of British Caribbean currency
notes. Similarly currency notes issued 7th August, 1951.
by the Government of Trinidad will (P.F.512).
continue to be legal tender in the Lee- No. 69.
ward and Windward Islands, N (o .
EXTENSIONON OP LEAVE.
4. It i8s important that the pliublic EXE O LAVE.
should realise that the new ti.houe ,f:
British Caribbean currency notes in, no VWith reference to Government Notice
way aftects the valid ity of/ TrinidadN, N". 75. Mr. HEIBERT BONADIE, Inspec-
Barbados or British. Guiana currency tor of Supplies, three months' extension
notes which remain legal tender as s.tatcd I o1 l.-av oni hal]f-lay, with effect from 1st
in pa)ra. 3 above, uOntil they a:-, d(- Au~ ust, 1951.
monetized, by Proc:lainatio issue! by the 7th August, 1951.
Governors of those Colonies unit er the (P. F. 5G)
Currency Ordinance, 1 950, which action
will not be taken uiinil a If1 yfe'aN s have N. -
elapsed, and a comniaraively sinall -"" 2
nunimler of these notes roimain in ci!cu- cES INATION.
lation. Even after hde. onetiz;stion the i.oe i
holders ol anyv such nots will he entiedis \Yith rl-'rice to Government Notice
at any time to clisimi pi.nmo of tl,, i'ce I sNo !; -'lr I. R G MINORS has resigned
valuI thereuf Irom the lriitih > 'aribe:n r' i ',in thlc' (iens'ral Clerical Service of the
Currency oad. .Clny ;,: f ronm 4-t I August, 1951.
7Th A ic'ust, 1951.
5. Currency inot's issued by the (;ore:, n-
mInlis of -!ar',).a' los, ]jriislh GOtuin (P. F. 296).
Trinidad. s.ho uld tnere/ere co.nlin ue to be
accepted (is legal len der in iiayen',,t of No. 371.
rtany su, 7ntil or "untless. thei/ a(rc (e- L.E-(ilS..ATION.
monetized when paymncnt of th- face
value may be clainvd fromi the British The Iligt IHonourable the Secretary
Caribbean Currency B:oard eoly. of Sltte for the Colonieis hasnotifled that
7th August, 1951. HIis Majesty the KInx will not be advised
SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 7 AUGUST, 1951.---(No. 41). 221
*to exercise his power of disallowance in
respect of the following Ordinances of
No. 10 of 1951.-An Ordinance to
amend the Public Library Ordi-
nan ee, 1951.
No. 11 of 1951.-An Ordinance to
amend the Fishing Nets Ordi-
nance, Chapter 171.
No. 13 of 1951.-An Ordinance to
provide for the Registration of
Persons entitled to vote at Elec-
tions of Members of the Legisla-
tive Council and to regulate the
Procedure at such Elections and
for other purposes in connection
No. 15 of 1951.-An Ordinance to
amndl the Medical Officers Or-
dinance, Cap. 114.
No. 16 of 1951.-An Ordinance to
amend the Income Tax Ordi-
No. 1S of 1951.-An Ordinance to
provide for the taking of an an-
nual census of agricultural pro-
ducts and livestock in the Colony.
7th August, 1951.
1. Salary in the grade of $1032 x$72-
2. A temporary cost-of-living bonus
is payable at the usual rate granted
to Civil Servants.
3. The post is non-pensionable and
lasts for a period of 4 years.
4. Probationary period of 6 months
in the first instance.
5. No travelling allowance is payable.
The applicant should have good prac-
tical knowledge of agriculture, includ-
ing the management of livestock, and
nmns possess considerable experience
as an estate overseer. The duties of the
post will include the management of the
Ottley Hall Prison Farm, and the appli-
cant will be responsible for the perfor-
iance of his duties to the Superinten-
dent olf Prisons.
All applications must be written in
the candidate's own handwriting and
must bear suitable testimonials from
previous estate owners with whom he
has been employed.
Applications should be addressed to
the Government Secretary, Government
Office, and should reach him not later
than 15th August, 1951.
24th July, 1951.
The following document is publish- GOT O E,
.ed with this issue of the Gazette:-- 7th August, 1951.
S.R. & O. No. 79.-The Currency
(Notes) Regulations, 1'151.
(P. 23/1f 1).
I.R0. & O. No. 80.-The Prices Control
(Ainendmient No. 27) Notice,
7th Anugust, 1951.
SUPPLEMENT TO GAZETTE.
The Accounts of the Colony for the
period 1st January-to 31-st March, 1951,
.are published with this issue of the
7th August, 1951.
FARM MANAGER, OTTLEY HALL
Applications are invited for the post
of Farm Manager, Ottley Hall Prison
The conditions of appointment are
DEPARTMENT TAL AND
B.IN GRAY P.IZE GRAMMTARI
The E-;iy for the B.UIN GRAY I'rize
will be written n on Saturday 15th
Time 9 a.m.-12 (noon).
W. M. LOPEY,
10th July, 1951.
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
At a recent meeting of the Caribbean
Commission, IMr. JESUS T. PINERO,
foriner Governor of Puerto Rico, and
iow a Commissioner of the United
222 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 7 AUGUST, 1951.-(No. 41).
States Section of the Commission, tained-English Language, English Li-
offered a prize of $100 U. S. to be award- terature, Religious Knowledge, History,
ed for the best essay in any one of the Geography, Elementary Mathematics,
Commission languages-English, French, Hygiene and Physiology, French, Latin.
Spanish or Dutch-submitted by school All candidates for the School Certifi-
children of the area, on a subject relating cate must offer English Language and
to the accomplishments or objectives of five, six, seven, or eight other subjects.
the Commission. Advice with regard to choice of subjects
To encourage competitorsand heighten will be given by the Department.
interest in the project, it has been de- Classes will be either at School Certi-
cided by the Secretariat, in accordance ficate level or at Junior level. Students
with a directive from the Commission will be placed in the School Certificate
that consideration should be given to Class or the Junior Class in accordance
the sponsorship of essay contests, that a with their present academic standing.
number of consolation book prizes, not Students who are good enough to be
exceeding 50, will be presented by the placed in the School Certificate class
Commission. will be prepared for the 1952 Examina-
Competitors mustbe between the ages tion, those who are placed in the Junior
of 14 and 18 and must be children in class will be prepared for the 1953
attendance at schools in this Colony. Examination.
Arrangements have been made for the Students will be expected to pay $1.00
competition to take place on Saturday, per subject per term. That is, a student
1st September, 1951, at. the Grammar who intends to take say, seven subjects
School at 10.00 a.m. I for his examinations will pay seven
All school children between the ages dollars per term for instruction in the
of 14-18 who wish to compete are asked seven subjects. Students will also be
to send their names together with evi- expected to provide their own text
dence of their age to anyone of the books and writing materials. Enrol-
following:- ments will also be accepted from Stu-
Mr. J. L. EUSTACE, of the Grammar dents who do not wish to take the
School, Mrs. R. M. WINDEBANK of the School Certificate Examination but
Girls' High School and Mr. T.V. KEANE, wish to take one, two or more of the
President of the Teachers' Association. subjects offered.
Further information as to the subject It is hoped that in time classes in
matter of the essay can also be obtained commercial subjects will be offered.
from the above-mentioned persons or The classes are open to all members
from the Education Department. of the general public who wish to im-
16th July, 1951. prove their educational qualifications.
(A. 47/1950). There is no age limit for candidates
taking the School Certificate at Oversea
E G ASSES. Centres. Whether the classes prove to
EVENIN CLASSES. be a success or not will depend mainly
on the desire of members of the public
NOTICE TO PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS. for further education, and on the will-
ingness of suitably qualified persons to
It is the intention of the Department become tutors.
of Education to organise a series of All prospective students are requested
Evening Classes in Secondary School to enrol at the Department of Education
subjects commencing in the Michaelmas as soon as possible where further infor-
m .. 1 051 i nation can be obtained.
e. 11- Uo. II _.
These classes will, at first, be directed
to preparing students for the Cambridge
School Certificate Examination. The
Cambridge Syndicate has agreed to ac-
celt students from these Evening Class-
es as private candidates for this exami-
nation provided each candidate is
vouched for by the Education Officer
as having been suitably prepared. The
clhases to be started will prepare candi-
dates for the 1952 Examination.
-itlents who wish to sit for this
E:c:imination are invited to enrol at the
Department of Education where suitable
forms may be obtained.
C0nsses in the following subjects will
be offered--provided tutors can be ob-
2nd August, 1951.
ANDERSON CUPS COMPETITION
FOR PRIMARY SC.HOOLS.
Notice is hereby given that the ali ve-
mentioned Competition will lie held at
the Richmond Hill Government School
on Friday 7th Septembel, 1951, com-
mencig at 10.00 a.m. Necessary details
have been sent to the Head Teachers of
C. V. D. HADLEY,
16th July, 1951.
(A. 47/1950). i
SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 7 AUGUST, 1951.-(No. 41).
POST OFFICE NOTICE.
It is notified for information of the
Lavou District that as from 1st August,
1951, the Layou Post Office will be
moved from its present siteat the house
of the District Postmistress to the lower
floor of the house on the main road near
the Layou Police Station belonging to
Mrs. Leonora Boddington.
G. ELFORD WILLIAMS.
GENERAL POST OFFICE,
19th July, 1951.
BRITISH WEST INDIAN UNIFIED
The Public are invited to view the
new Currency Notes which are intended
gradually to replace the present ones in
use and which will be displayed for
information at Barclays Bank, the Trea-
sury and General Post Office from Satur-
day, 4th August.
These notes are identical in value
with the similar denominations now
being used and will, therefore, be freely
exchangeable at the rate of 100 cents per
dollar, equivalent to four shillings and
two pence of sterling.
V. D. ARCHER.
3rd August, 1951.
It is hereby notified that the under-
mentioned package now lying i:;i lhe
Customs Warehouse No. 2 will be put
up for sale at Auction, by authority of
the shippers, on Wednesday, 8th August,
1951, at 1.30 p.m.
D (5) Q No. 8 1 case Vacuum Flasks.
2nd August, 1951.
The undermentioned goods have been
forfeited for a breach of Section 90
Cap. 183, and will be sold by Public
Auction at the Customs on Saturday,
llth August, 1951, at 10.00 a.m.
One sack rice-52 lbs.
One pair ladies' shoes
Two pieces cloth--l- yds.
V. D. ARCHER,
Collector of Customs.
28th July, 1951.
SAINT -r ....-
SAINT VINCENT CO-OPERATIVE
Notice is hereby given that a General
Meeting of the Saint Vincent Co-Opera-
tive Arrowroot Association will be held
at the Council Chamber, Court House,
Kingstown, at 10 a.m. on 31st August,
1951, for the purpose of electing fifteen
Delegates who will in turn elect six
members to serve on the Arrowroot
Board for the Arrowroot Year com-
mencing 1st October next.
C. BABER ISAACS,
1st August, 1951.
It is hereby notified for general infor-
mation that a new shipment of the
following varieties of flower seeds has
arrived and will be on sale at the office
of the Department of Agriculture on
such days between the hours of 9 a.m.
and 12 noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
at the following prices:
Balsam-Lady Slipper 26o. per pkt.
Begonia-Prima Donna 44c.
Calliopsis-Crimson King 18c.
Canterbury Bells Mixed 26c.
Carnation Dark lied 44c.
)ianthuls Double Mixed 26c.
Giant Hybrid Mixed 44c. ,,
Petunias Mixed Colers 44c.
Nasturtium Dwarf Double
Phlox Mixed Colors 26c. ,,
Zinnias Giant Dahlia
Flowered Mixed 26c. ,,,
H. ,. McCONNIE,
Acting Superintendent of
7th August, 1951.
224 SAINT VINCENT. TUESDAY, 7 AUGUST, 1951.-(No. 41).
It is hereby notified for general information, that a new shipment of the
following varieties of vegetable seeds has 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 and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the following prices.
16th July, 1951.
Detroit Dark Red (Short Top)
Pole Lima King of the Garden
Pole Beans. Yard Long
Kentucky Wonder Wax
Early Jersey Wakefield
Flat Dutch Steens
Dancers Half Long
Arlington White Spine
Early Yellow Globe
Bloomsdale Savoy Long Standing
16c. per oz or 4c. per pkt.
38c. ,, ,, or 10c. per pkt.
38c. ,, ,,,, 10 ,,
26c. ,, . 7c. ,,
26c. ,. .. 7c .,
26c. ,, ,. ., 7c, ,, ,,
29c. ,,,, 8c. ,,
34c. ,, ... 9c.
34c. ,, ,, ,, 9c. ,,
56c. ,, ,,,. 14c. ,,
56c. ,, ,, 14c. ,,
77c. ,, 20c. ,,
77c. ,, 20c. ,,
77c. ,,,, 20c. ,,
77c. ,,,, 20c. ,,
12c. ,, ,, 3c. ,,
H. S. McCONNIE,
Acting Superintendent of Agriculture.
PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
[ Price 24 cents.]
SAINT VINCENT. -
STATUTORY ULESANI' ORIE RS; -
S 1951, No. 79.
CURRENCY (NOTES) REGULATIONS.
(Gazetted 7th August, 1951).
1. Short title. These Regulations may be cited as the. Currency (Notes) ,
Regulations, 1951, .
2. Interpretation. In these Regulations-.
the Board shall have the same meaning as inthe Ordinance;
the Ordinance means the Currency Ordinance, No.-17 of 1950;
".currency note" means any note provided, issued or re-issued, or to be
S provided, issued or re-issued under the authority of the Ordinance.
3. Currency Officers: All the members -of the Board shall be Currency
Officers for the purposes of these Regulations;.and the Board may in addition
Appoint, as they shall think necessary, .such other persons to be Currency Officers
Sa. the Governor may approve. The Currency Officers so appointed shall be paid
such salary orremuneration as may be fixed by the Board.
4. Plates for the printing of currency notes. The plates bearing
the devices approved by the'Secretary of State from which currency notes.are to
Sbe printed .hall be prepared by a person selected by the Crown Agents for the
Colonies. The plates shall be retained in the custody of the Crown-Agents.
S 5. Printing of currency notes. The currency- notes shall be printed
under, the supervision of the Crown Agents as required from tine to time by the
6, Custody of currency notes. In the Leeward Islands ard Windward'
Islands all unissued currency notes, and all currency notes withdrcawh from
circulation-by the Board and selected for re-issue in accordance with Regulations
16 and 17 shall be kept in a secure receptacle in a strong fire-proof vault'provided
by the Agent appointed by theBoardunderRegulation21. The door of suchreceptacle
shall be secured by three different locks, one of the keys of the combinations .
of which shall be held by such.Currency Officer-as the Board with the approval of
the Governor may from time to time appoint. The other two keys or combinations
Shall be held. by the Agent or his emr.loyees.. -
7. Issue. of currency notes according to serial numbers.
Ancuiiec e ; on;rst issue, shall I1e i-.i.tecl ;: .rii'as-possible in the-orderof "
bers ** the order.of
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8. Re-issue to be preferred- to issue of currency notes.
The re-issue of currency notes seleced in accordance with Regulations 16 and '17
shall be preferred to the issue of currency notes not previously issued.
9. (a) Minimum sum to be exchanged for currency notes or,
sterling. The minimum sum which any person-shall be entitled under the
provisions of section 7 of the Ordinance to lodge with the Board or vith the Crown
Agents shall be twenty-five thousand dollars or the equivalent in sterling, as the
case may be.
(5b) Rate of Commission. The rate of commission chargeable by the
Board for the issue or redemption,of currency notes under the provisions of section
7. of the Ordinance shall be published in the Government Gazette.
10. Books to be' kept. The Board shall cause books-to -be kept, to be
(a) the Vault Book;
(b) the Currency Note Register;
(c) the Register of Currency Note Issues;
(d) the Control Account Register;
(e) the Register of Cancelled and Destroyed Notes.
11. The Vault Book. The Vault Book shall be kept in each territory in
the vault used for.the keeping of currency notes in accordance with Regulation 6,
and shall include a record of the date of each transaction, showing the quantity in
each denomination of currency notes deposited or withdrawn whether for issue,
re-issue or cancellation, and destruction and the total nominal value of each
deposit or withdrawal, and the serial numbers of currency notes .received, and
issued for the first time. Every -entry shall be signed by each one of the three
persons authorised to hold the keys or combinations of the vault under the said
12. Currency Note Register. When currency notes are supplied to the
Board, or issued, withdrawn from circulation, re-issued cancelled or destroyed by
the Board, an entry shall forthwith be made in the Currency Note Register which
shall be kept at headquarters of the Bqard and signed by at least two Currency
Officers showing the date and nature of each such transaction, the denominations
and total number of the notes involved and the denominations and total number
of all notes supplied to the' Board, issued, remaining unissued, withdrawn from
circulation, re-issued, cancelled, kept for destruction in accordance with the
provisions of paragraph (iii) of Regulation 19 or destroyed by'the Board up to and
including the transaction which is then being recorded.
13. Register of Currency Not6 Issues. (i1 In the -Register of
Currency Note Issues there shallbe recorded-
S (a) in the case of notds of den-ominations in excess of ten dollars, the serial
numbers in consecutive order-of the currency notes issued or.re-issued
by the Board together with the dat'eof issue and the date on which each,
note is withdrawn from circulation, and re-issued, cancelled or destroyed
by the Board, and. the balance of currency notes in-circulation in each
(b) in every other case in respect of each prefix number of a series the total
number of currency notes issued or re-issued by the Board, the total
number of notes withdrawn from circulation by the Board and selected
-for re-issue,-and the total number of notes cancelled or destroyed by the
Board, together with the date of issue, re-issue, withdrawal from
circulation, cancellation or destruction and the balance of currency
notes in circulation.
(2) Each prefix number of a series under sub-paragraph (b) of paragraph (1)
of this Regulation shall be sub-divided into five or ten groups as the Board may,
decide, and records as provided in the said sub-paragraph shall be kept separately
il respect of each such group.
14. Control Account Register. In the Control Account Register which
shall be kept at headquarters of the Board there shall be kept in respect of each
prefix number of a series of currency notes a record showing the total number of
the currency notes issued or re-issued by the Board, the total number o& notes
withdrawn from circulation by the Board and selected for re-issue, and the total
number of notes cancelled or destroyed by the Board, together with the date of
issue, re-issue, withdrawal from circulation, cancellation or destruction and the
balance of currency notes in circulation.
15. Register of Cancelled and Destoyed Notes. In the Register
of Cancelled and Destroyed Notes which shall be- kept in each territory .where
cancellation and destruction of notes take place there shall be recorded-
(a) in the case of notes of denominations in excess of ten dollars, the serial
numbers of notes cancelled or destroyed together .with the date of
cancellation or destruction;
(b) in every, other case, the total number of notes cancelled or destroyed in
respect of each group of a prefix number of a series, together with the
date of cancellation or destruction.
16. Classification of Currency Notes withdrawn from circula-'
tion. When any currency notes are withdrawn from circulation by the Board,
the notes shall forthwith be classified either for re-issue or destruction.
17. Re-issue of notes. All currency notes selected for re-issue under
Regulation 16 shall be placed in the vault and kept separately from the currency
notes previously unissued.
18. Cancellation of Notes. When any currency note has been selected
for destruction under regulation 16, -it shall be forwarded at the earliest
opportunity, by the Agent, in the prresence of the Currency Officer, to the Executive
ConAmissioner at the'headquarters of the Board in Trinidad where it shall
forthwith be cancelled in the presence of at least two Currency Officers by
stamping, perforating, cutting or otherwise defacing the note in such a manner as
the Board may approve; and any portion of such note which may have been
removed shall be burnt in the presence, of the same Currency Officers..
19. Destruction of Cancelled notes. ci) After cancellation, currency
notes shall be arranged as far as possible consecutively, according to their series
in bundles of 100 notes and their numbers recorded in the register of Cancelled
and Destroyed Notes in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 15.
Tii) After the currency, notes have been classified, bundled and recorded, they
Shall be handed to at least two Currency Officers, none of whom shall have acted
previously in respect of the same notes under the foregoing provisions of- this
Regulation. The currency notes after being checked by them shall as far as
possible be' immediately destroyed in their presence by" fire in an incinerator
provided for the purpose, and the Currency Officers shall immediately after the
destruction sign a certificate in a form to be approved by the Board, showing the
total number and value of the notes destroyed under each prefix letter of a series.
(iii) If any currency notes are not destroyed by fire immediately after they
are handed to and checked by the Currency Officers in accordance with the'
previous provisions of this Regulation, the Currency Officers shall certify the
Records in the Register of Cancelled and Destroyed Notes and seal and date the
bundles of currency notes which shall forthwith be placed in the vault and there
kept until it is convenient to destroy them.
(iv) When the sealed bundles of cancelled currency notes are withdrawn
from the vault, the notes shall be checked against the records in the Register of
Cancelled and Destroyed Notes by at least two Currency Officers'who shall be the
Currency Officers who had sealed tlq bundles if those Officers are available; the
Notes shall then be destroyed in their presence in accordance with the provisions
of paragraph (ii) hereof, and they shall sign a certificate in a form to be approved
by the Board as provided in that paragraph.
20. (1) Board of Survey. There shall be a Board of Survey appointed
by the Governor which shall consist of at least two persons, neither of whom shall
be a member of the Board or a Currency Officer, whose duty it shall be to examine
the stocks of notes held by the Board, whether uniissued, awaiting re-issue or
awaiting destruction, as the case may be.
(2) The Principal,Auditor, Windward Islands, shall be notified of every survey
to be held and shall be entitled to be present, either in person or by his officers at
S (3) Ordinary surveys shall be held at least quarterly, and surprise surveys
shall be held by the Board of Survey when required to do so by the Governor. At
least one surprise survey shall be held in every year.
(4)' At any survey the Board of Survey may accept, without counting the
contents thereof, if the seals are apparently intact-
(i) any sealed package-that bears the seal of :
(a) the Director of Audit, Trinidad, and at least one member of his
(b) the Crown-Agents for the Colonies; or
(c) any recognized bank doing business in the Colony during any period
in which such bank has agreed to receive back the package intact;
(d) not less than three Treasury Officers not being Currency Officers; or
(e) in the case of bundles of cancelled currency notes, two Currency
Officers; or .
(ii) any sealed" containers or presses sealed with the unbroken seal of any-
previous Board of Survey.
(5) A report of.each survey containing a list of all packages of notes showing
how far the packages have been accepted or counted, shall be forwarded to the
Governor, the Principal Auditor, Windward Islands, and to the Chairman of the
Board who shall cause a copy of the report to be furnished to each member of the
(6) All books and documents in which is entered or recorded any account,
minute, memorandum, matter or thing relating to the Currency Note Security
Fund, or whatever else shall tend to secure or to show a true account of the
transactions of th. Board, shall be, at all times open to examination by the Board
21. Appointment of Agents, Officers and Servants. Subject to the
provisions-of the Ordinance and of these Regulations, the Board shall appoint such
agents, officers, and servants, and at such'remuneration, as they shall think fit.
22. Accounts. The Accounts of the Board shall be kept in the Currency
Office at thle Headquarters of the Board in such form as. the Board may direct.
23. (1), Annual estimate of revenue and expenditure.
The Executive Commissioner shall before the commencement of each year submit
for the Board's approval estimates of the income to be received and expenditure
to be incurred during'the year.
(2) Supplementary Estimates. In the event of the provision in the
annual estimates, proving insufficient, the Board's prior authority for any
supplementary provision shall be obtained before expenditur9 is incurred; provided
that the Chairman of the Board may authorise -expenditure in cases of emergency
not exceeding five hundred dollars. Such emergency, supplementary provision
shall be submitted for the approval of the Board as soon as practicable thereafter.-,
(3) Authorised :expenditure. The Executive Commissioner is authorised
to incur expenditure up to the amount shown in the annual estimates or
supplementary estimates which have been approved by the Board.
24. Coming into foree of Regulations. These Regulations shall come
into force on such date as the Governor shall, by Proclamation under section 14 of
the Ordinance,.appoint for the coming into operation of the Ordinance, in so far
as it relates to currency notes.
Made by the Governor under section 12 of the Currency Ordinance No. 17 of
1950, after consultation with the Board of Commissioners of Currency, British
Caribbean Territories (Eastern Group) and with the approval of the -Secretary of
State for the Colonies, this 27th day of July, 1951.
W. F. COUTTS, .
(F 23/1951) Administrator. '
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STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS, .
1951, No. 80.. "
PRICES CONTROL (AMENDMENT NO. 27) NOTICE. ,
(Gazetted 7th August, 1951).
1. Short title. This Notice should be cited as the Prices Control
(Amendment No. 27) Notice..
2. Amendment. The prices set out hereunder are the Maximum
prices for which the articles enumerated nmay be sold in the Colony and -the First
Schedule Part B to the Prices Control Order 194- (S.R. & O. No. 25) is hereby
amended by deleting all the words, figures and symbols occurring in the columns -.'
opposite the articles: "Salt-Fine," "Tobacco-Bla'ck Elephant," "Cheese-
Australian Processed-' Kraft '," Butter-Table-Australian 'Red Feather'
Brand," and substituting therefore the following: .
FIRST SCBHDULE-PART B.
Black Elephant ..
Processed Kraft ...
lian Red Feather
Maximum Wholesale Pricea
$6.12 per bag of 180 lbs.
$1.60 per lb. in lots of 10
lb. or more
$1.62 per lb. in lots of
$1.64 per lb.
$3.73 per tin of 5 lbs.
$25.24 per case of 48-12
$46.48 per case of 48-16
$52.14 per case of 72-12
4c. per )b.
12c. per oz.
85c. per lb.
60c. per tin
$1.11 per tin
83c. per tin
Area 1" B"
13c. per oz.
86c. per lb.
61c. per tin
$1.12 per tin
84c. per tin
I Area "C.'
5c. per lb.
14c. per oz.
87c. per lb.
62c. pet tin
$1.1 per tin -
85c. per tin,
Maximum Retail Price.
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. Vincent Grenadines.
Made by the Competent Authority under section 30 of the Prices Control
Order 1947 (S.R. & O. No. 25) this 4th day of August, 1951.
A. V. SPROTT,
Controller of Supplies.
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