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259


SAIN'T' ViNCIiNT


-GOVERN MENT


GAZETIr-h


(EXTRAORDINARY.)


Published bh Suthrit4.


VOL. 84.] SAINT VINCEINT, MONDAY, 10 SEPTEMBER, 1951.


[No. 46.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.

No. 436.
GENERAL ELECTIONS, 1951.

NOTICE TO PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES.
The notice of prospective candidates
is drawn to the following provisions of
the St. Vincent (Legislative Council)
Order in Council, 1951:-
Section 10 of the Order in Council
provides that no person shall be quali-
fled to be appointed as a Nominated
Member or elected as an Elected Mem-
ber of the Council or, having been so
-appointed or elected, shall sit. or vote
in the Council, who at the time of ap-
pointment of election-
(b) (i) in the case of a Nominated
Member, holds any public
office ; or
(ii) in the case of an Elected
Member, holds, or is arteing
in any such office ..
Section 1 (1) of the Order in Council
defines public office as follows:-
"public office" means, subject to
the provisions of suibseccion, (3)
of this section, (i e. section 1)
any office of emnolument in the
public service or ;an o'licr orf
emolument under a Mmniripal
Corpo'rtion within Saint, Vin-
cent.


Any person who intends to contest a
seat at the forthcoming general elections
and who holds any public office" with-
in the meaning of this term as defined
above should vacate such office before
nomination day.
Members of a Municipal Corporation
who are in receipt of payments (by
whatever name called) from such Cor-
oorations would appear to be affected
by the above provisions.
10th S-ptember, 1951.
(A. 21/1950).


No. 437.
LEGISLATION.

The following document is publish-
edl with this issue of the Gazette:--
S. & O. No. 87.-The Legislative
Council (Elections) Rules, 1951.
(J. 26/1951)

By Command,

F. A. PHILLIPS,
Arctng Government Secretary.

GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
101h September, 1951.


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260 S4INT VINCENT, MONDAY, 10 SEPTEMBER, 1951.-(No. 46).


DEPARTMENTAL NOTICES.



cGEwN R44 LEO.TITQN$ 1951.



NORTH LEEW4RD ELECTORALL DISTRICT.



Set out below are the names of presiding officers and poll clerks showing
the respective polling stations to which they have been appointed to officiate
on polling day for the forthcoming Election.

Polling Station Number and Location. Presiding Officer. Poll Clerk.
Name. ____


1. Land Settlement Pay
Office
2. C/belair Methodist
School ...
3. Land Settlement Pay
Office ...
4. Methodist Building ...
5. Government School ...
6. Methodist School
7. ,, 9
8. Police Station ...
9. Anglican School ...


Richmond
Vale

C/belair

Petit Bordel
Rose Hall
Troumaca
Westwood
Spring
Barrouallie


Mr. S. Cunningham Mr. A. Kirby


Rev. F. J. Furley

Mr. J. Kidney
,, A. Lawrence
,, C. Providence
,, B, Marshall
,, L. Providence
Mrs. A. Fox
Mr. Norris Quow


,, C. Charles

,R. John
Mrs. S. Ferdinand
Miss V. Burke
Mr. H. James
, M. Samuel
Miss E. Findlay
Mr. A. Mandeville


SOUTH LEEWARD ELECTORAL DISTRICT.


1..Government School ...
2. Police.'tation
3. Messrs J. Punnett's
Cotton Building ...
4. Government School ...

5. Miss Nina Galley's
Grocery ...
6. Government School ...
7. Govt. Dispensary
8. Mr. DaSilva's Shop ...
(Chesterfield Cottage)
9. Edinboro Cottage
(Govt. Building)


Layou


Cane Grove
Buccament


Clare Valley
Qnestelles
C/den Park
Lowmians

Edinboro


Mr. J. L. Isaacs
,, D. Williais

,, R. M. Brereton
,, H. A. Robert-
son

Miss A. Alexander
Mr. C. D. Hercules
,, H. L. Francis
,E. Israel

Mrs. G. Phillips


Mr. R. Theobalds
,, C. Marshall

,, R. Bowen
,, L. Slater


,, C. Straker
Miss L. Thomas
Mr. C. Veira
SR. H. Hackett

SC. W. Iton


KINGSTOWN ELECTORAL DISTRICT.


1. Nurses' Quarters ...
2. Girl Guide Hut ..
3. Mr. McLeun's House ...
4. Richmond Hill Govt.
School
5. Public Library
(upstairs) ...
6. Court House
7. Labour Department ...
8. Anglican School ...
9. Sanitary Department...


Monirose
K/t own Park
R/inond Hill

Frenches

Kintgst own


Mr. H. VWilliams
,, E. Weeks
,, T. Brereton

SV. Young

E. T. Young
SE. Laborde
,, McD. Smith
J. Hazell
Miss L. Hendrick-
s'n


Mr. S. Norris
L. Fraser
ST. Saunders

F. Bute

R. Connell
,, U. Charles
SS. Cox
,, N. Venner
SB. Dasent


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ST. GEORGE ELECTORAL DISTRICT.


Set out below are the names of presiding officers and poij clerks showing
the respective polling stations to which they have been appointed to officiate
on polling day for the forthcoming ~Eletion.
Polling Stto fumber and


Polling Station Number and
Name.

1. The Govt. School ...

2. Methodist School ...
3. Mr. Govia's Dance Hall
4. Mr. Gibson's Shop ...
5. C/qua Police Station ...
6. Belair Health Centre...
7. Mrs. King's Dance Hall
8. Mr. Webb's House ...
9. Mrs. Ash's House ...


Location.


Dorsetshire
Hill
Gomea
Belmont
Prospect
Calliaqua
Belair
Arnos Vale
Sion Hill
Kingstown
Hill


Presiding Officer.


Mr. D. Cox

,, D. Williams
,, C. Boatswain
, G. H. Jack
SC. Phills
,, C. V. Lewis
,, E. McKie
,, A. Samuel
,, H. Hamlett


Poll Clerk.


Mr. S. Morris

,, M. Greaves
F John
W. Phillips
R. Clouden
D. Walker
A. K. John
E. Antrobus
Mrs. M. Samuel


NOTE: There will be two polling stations in polling division No. 8. One will be at
Mr. Webb's house at Sion Hill, and the other will be at Mrs. Ash's house at Kingstown Hill.
Persons registered in this polling division whose surnames begin with the letters A to J
must vote at Mr. Webb's house at Sion Hill which is polling station No. 8, and those persons
whose surnames begin with the letters K to W must vote at Mrs. Ash's house at Kingstown
Hill, which is polling station No. 9.


SOUTH WINDWARD ELECTORAL DISTRICT.


1. CarriBre House
(Mrs. F. Childs
Residence)
2. Mrs. Augustus
Brown's Shop
3. Mr. Edward Lewis'
Shop
4. Mr. E. Richardson's
Shop ..
5. The Police Station ...
6. Mr. Griffith Thomas'
Shop..


Mesopotamia Mr. A. Drayton


Freeland,
M/tamia
Upper Rich-
land Park

Hopewell
Mesopotamia

Calder


7. The Methodist School Evesham
8. The Airport Building Diamond
9. The Police Station ... Mesopotamia
10. The Govt. School ... Stubbs


,, A. Brown;e

,, A. Lewis


,, E. Richardson
Miss U. DaCosta

Mr. H. Browne
Mrs. G. Collymore
Mr. H. Daisley Snr.
,, A. Anderson
,. H. Daisley Jnr


Mr. R. Bascombe


,, J. Cato

SF. Browne


W. McDowall
SC. Browne

H. Henry
Miss C. Davis
Mr. A. Jocelyn
Miss H. Guy
Miss M. Daisley


CENTRAL WINDWAR) ELECTORAL DISTRICT.


Methodist School ...
Mr. Daniel D'anilrad's
Residence ...
Police Station .
Mr. Robert Andrews'
Residence
(downstairs)
Methodist Church Hall
Anglican School .
Govt. School ...
Dispensary ..
Police Station


South Rivers Mr. H. M. Horne


Park Hill
Colonarie
Diamond
Vill ige

New G/nds
Lowmans
Greggs
Cedars
Bial)ou


Stephens
Stephens
King


Cupid
King
Williams
Woods
Samuel


Mr. O. Ollivierre

. Pereira
A. Pereira
L. Sargeant


Miss 1I. Rose
I. Morris
Mr. R. St. Hilaire
0. Christopher
E. Bowman


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262 SAINT VINCENT, MONDAY, 10 SEPTEMBER, 1951.-(No. 46).


NORTH WINDWARD ELECTORAL DISTRICT.


Set out below are the names of presiding officers and poll clerks showing
the respective polling stations to which they h;ive been appointed to officiate
on polling day for the forthcoming Election.

Polling Station Number and Location. Presiding Officer. Poll Clerk.
Name. 7 I

1. Owia Estate House ... Owia Mr. L. Jackson Mr. W. Charles
2. Govt. Dispensary ... Sandy Bay ,, F. A. Cuffy ,, James Daniel
3. Estate House ... Orange Hill ,, B. John ,, E. Alexander
4. Estate House ... Mt. Bentinck Miss A. Cordice ,, E. Richards
5. Govt. School ... Georgetown Mr. J. Crozier Miss R. Liverpool
6. The Methodist School Dicksons ,, D. A. Niles ,, V. James
7. The Police Station ... Georgetown ,, M. Cuffy ,, M. Stay
8. Anglican School ... Byera ,, A. King ,, E. Crozier
9. Roman Catholic School Colonarie ,, St. C. Boyea Mr. G. Horne



THE GRENADINES ELECTORAL DISTRICT.

1. The Court Room ... Port Eliza- Mr. C. D. McIntosh Miss S. Ollivierre
beth
2. Mrs. Genevieve New- Hamilton ,, G. Bonadie ,, R. Peters
ton's Shop
3. Sunny Caribbee Hotel Bequia ,, H. McIntosh Mr. R. Samuel
4. The Govt. School ... ,, C. Hazell ,, S. Burke
-5. ,, ,, Mustique ,, L. Dickson Mrs. E. Maingot
6. ,, Canouan ,, L. Brereton Mr. 0. Charles
7. ,, ,, Mayreau ,, G. Glasgow ,, Z. Lewis
8. The Court Room Clifton, M. Williams ,, P. Clouden
(Revenue Office)... U. Island
9. The Govt. School ... Ashton, ,, L. Browne ,, A. Dennie
U. Island



REGISTRATION OFFICERS.



The following Registration Officers have been appointed by His Honour the
Administrator under Seciion 14 of the Legislative Council (Elections) Ordin-
-ance No. 13 of 1951.


Name of Officer.


'Mr. Cuthbert John

Mr. Jonathan Alves

Mr. J. Ferdinand

Mr. W. Alexandler
Mr. George Dougan

Mr. C. F. Browne


Mr. E, W. Bal]ah

Mr. G. F. Jack


Electoral District.


Grenadines

KiniIstown

North Leeward

South Levw;i rd
St. George


Address.


Port Elizabeth
Beqnia
IMontrose

iRose ITall

L.:iyou
i Rathuaill


South Wincdwarid M esopo


Central Wind- 3iabou
wa;trd
North Windward Georct


ainaia


Oi\wnV


Location of Office.


Nurses Quarters, Port
Eliz:heL.th
Income Tax Office.
Kingitlown
Police Station,
Ch;lt c: )e lair
Teacher's lionse, Layou
Governl-i-nt Cotion
Ginnery, Kingstown
FHouce ini yarnd of Police
Station at Mesopota-
lPli ta
Police Station, Biabon


Revenue. Office,
Georgfetown


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SAINT VINCENT, MONDAY, 10 SEPTEMBER, 1951.-(;No. 46). 263


ELECTION CLERKS.



The undermentioned persons have been appointed to act as Election Clerks
for the purposes of the Legislative Council (Elections) Ordinance No. 13 of
1951.

Name of Officer. Electoral District. Address.


Mr. James D. Wood ... Grenadines Bequia
Mr. Jules Cox ... Kingstown c/o Magistrate's Office,
Kingstown
Mr. S. M. Sandy ... North Leewaid Barrouallie
Mr. S. A. Thomas ... South Leeward Questelles
Mr. S. A. Davy ... St. George Belair
Rev. Errol Wiltshire ... South Windward Mt. Coke
Mr. W. Latchman ... Central Windward Park Hill
Mr. Erry John ... North Windward Georgetown



FINAL COUNTING OF VOTES.

The final counting of votes will take place on the day following polling
day at the undermentioned buildings, beginning at 8 a.m.


Name of Officer. Electoral District. Place for Final Counting of Votes.


Mr. G. F. Jack ... North Windward Georgetown Police Station
Mr. E. W. Ballah ... Central Windward Biabou Police Station
Mr. C. F. Browne ... South Windward Mesopotamia Police Station
Mr. G. P. Dougan ... St. George Calliaqua Police Station
Mr. J. V. Alves ... Kingstown Court House
Mr. Cuthbert L. John ... The Grenadines Court House, Port Elizabeth,
Bequia
Mr. W. M. Alexander ... South Leeward Layou Police Station
Mr. J. Ferdinand ... North Leeward Chateaubelair Police Station


P. CECIL LEWIS,
Supervisor of Elections.
1Oht September, 1951.


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDER
S\TY OF
1951, No. 87. 4

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ELECTIONS) RU iES

(Gazetted 10th September, 1951).

1. Short Title. These Rules may be cited as the Legislafi n unci& -
tions) Rules 1951.
2. Interpretation. In these Rules "the Ordinance" means the Legislative
Council (Elections) Ordinance, 1951.
3. Remuneration to Registration Officers. A Registration Officer shall be paid
the sum of forty dollars for his services in connection with the registration of
electors in an electoral district.
4. Remuneration to Assistant Registration Officers. An Assistant Registration
Officer shall be paid the sum of thirty dollars for his services in connection with
the registration of electors in an electoral district.
5. Remuneration to Enumerators. (1) The Enumerators, for a house to
house canvas for the preparation of the list of electors, shall be paid :-
(a) in fairly populated localities three cents per name entered in the Index
Book.
(b) in localities classified as between fairly populated and remote areas four
cents per name entered in the Index Book.
(c) in remote areas five cents per name entered in the Index Book.
(2) The Supervisor of Elections shall classify localities for the purlpo, s (f
this regulation.
6. Remuneration to Returning Officers. Every Retiining Officer shall be
paid the sum. of thirty dollars for his services in connection with the election
of a member for an electoral district if the election is contested, and the sum of
twenty dollars if the election is not contested.
7. Remuneration to Election Clerks. Every Election Clerk shall be paid the
sum of twenty dollars for his services in connection with the election of a
member for an electoral district if the election is contested, and the sum of
fifteen dollars if the election is not contested.

8. Remuneration to Presiding Officers. Every Presiding Officer shall he
paid the sum of nine dollars for his services in connection with the election of a
.meamiber for-an, electoral, district.


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9. Remuneration to Poll Clerks. Every Poll Clerk shall be paid the sum of
six dollars for his services in connection with the election of a member for an
electoral district.

10. Typing of Preliminary Lists. A Typist, appointed to type copies of the
Preliminary Lists of Electors, shall be paid at the rate of one cent for each
name typed.

11. Rental of Polling Stations. For each polling station rented for polling
day, there shall be paid a sum not exceeding three dollars.

12. Duties of Returning Officers. (1) Upon his being appointed, the Return-
ing Officer shall take and subscribe to the oath set out as Form No. 20 in the
First Schedule to the Ordinance, and transmit such oath to the Supervisor of
Elections.
(2) He shall receive and study carefully the instruction books to returning
officers, presiding officers and poll clerks (Books C and D) and the Ordinance.
(3) He shall establish an official office in his electoral district.
(4) He shall receive and check the supplies to be used for the taking of the
poll and secure the necessary number of ballot boxes.
(5) He shall receive and endorse the writ of election.
(6) On receipt of the writ he shall issue the election notice.
(7) He shall send one form of the nomination paper and one form of the
statutory declarations to every prospective candidate.
(8) He shall attend at the place fixed for nomination from 9 a.m. to 12 noon
on nomination day ; receive the nomination papers and statutory declarations of
candidates with the requisite deposits; issue receipts ; supply forms to candi-
dates for the appointment of agents; lodge deposits in the Treasury or Sub-
Treasury ; and nndertale all other duties in connection wvilh the nomination as
directed by the Supervisor of Elections.
(9) In cases where there is only one candidate nominated, he shall despatch
to the Supervisor of Electins the returns necessary.
(10) He sh:ll make all arrangements for and supervise the taking of the
poll on polling day, and have collected after the close of the poll on polling day,
the ballot boxes and the preliminary statements of the poll.
(11) On the evening of polling day he shall prepare the preliminary com-
pilation of the votes polled, and communicate the results as soon as available to
the Supervisor of Elections.
(12) He shall adll up the votes on the day fixed for that purpose by check-
ing all the ballots cast for the candidates or which have been rejected by the
presiding officers.
(13) He shall check and certify accounts for the election clerk, presiding
officers, poll clerks, or any other officers appointed to serve in the electoral
district for election purposes, and also polling stations' accounts.
(14) He shall endorse the return to the writ and forward it to the Super-
visor of Elections with the other papers.and accounts as directed by (the
Ordinance.





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(15) He shallperform such duties as the Supervisor of Elections may direct.
(16) He shall make a report to the Supervisor of Elections setting out:-
(a) the day on which the writ was received and endorsed;
(b) the day on which the election notices were distributed ;
(c) the number of polling stations established in his electoral district;
(d) the nomination papers which were received and the nominations which
were rejected, together with the cause for their rejection ;
(e) the condition and number of ballot boxes and keys which were received.
(f) the day or days on which the final counting of the votes was done;
(g) the day on which the declaration of the candidate elected was made.
(h) the name of the non-commissioned officer of police in whose custody
the ballot boxes were deposited;
(i) any matters of particulars significance or intent relating to the polling
and the counting of the votes.

13. Symbols. There shall be printed upon every ballot opposite to the
names of each candidate, one of the symbols shown in the appendix to these
Regulations. The order in which such symbols are allocated to the names of
candidates shall correspond with the order in which the names of the candi-
dates appear on the ballot paper.
14. Lists of Electors. (1) For the purpose of a general election fifty copies
of each list of electors for each polling station shall be printed.
(2) Every prospective candidate shall be entitled to one full set of the
lists of electors for his electoral district free of cost.
(3) Subject to the distribution hereinbefore provided for, available lists
of electors shall be sold to prospective candidates and to the general public at
the rate of four cents a page for the list of electors relating to any polling
division.

S15. Election Documents. Office copies of any election documents supplied
shall be paid for at the rate of eighteen cents for every folio of one hundred
words.

16. Grant of leave by employers to electors. Every employer shall permit
each elector in his employ to be absent from his work on polling day for one
hour in addition to the normal midday meal hour.

17. First Schedule to Ordinance Amended. The First Schedule to the Ordin-
ance is hereby amended as follows:-
(a) by substituting the words by the Governor" for the words by the
Administrator in Form 1 thereof.
(b) by rescinding Forms 25, 26 and 26A of the Ordinance and substituting
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FORM No. 25. (Section 23.)

THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ELECTIONS) ORDINANCE, 1951.

NOMINATION PAPER.

We, the undersigned electors for tle electoral district of................................................
..................................... ................................ do hereby nom inate the follow ing person as a
proper person to serve as member of the Legislative Council for the said elec-
toral district of ........................................................... ................................ an d w e certify that to the best
of our belief lie is qualified for election as a member of the Legislative Council
under the conditions prescribed by Clause 9 of the Saint Vincent (Legislative
Council) Order in Council dated the 1st day of August,. 1951.

Surname Other Names. Address Occupation


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. ..Signtu. ...e. ....






I ...................................................................... ......... .................. ........................ ........ ...................................................... n o m in a te d
.......... .................................... ........................................
...................... ....... .......... -



.......................i.... n...........

in the foregoing nomination paper hereby consent to such nomination as candi-
date for election as a member of the Legislative Council for the electoral dis-
tr it o f ............................................................................................ ...... ...................................... an d n am e as m y a d d ress
for serving of process and papers under the Legislative Council (Elections)
Ordinance, 1951:-
A d d r e s s ................................... ... ............... .....................................................................................................................
W itn ess m y h an d th is ................................... d y o f ............................................................. 1 9 ..... ...............
Signed by the said nominee in the
p r e se n c e o f ............................................................................................ ..............................


.......gnat.......re of ...........ess. Sig... na. tre of Candida.te.
Signature of W1itwess. Signature of Candidate.







(Section 23.)


THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ELECTIONS) ORDINANCE, 1961.

STATUTORY DECLARATION OF A PERSON NOMINATED AS A CANDIDATE FOR
ELECTION AS A MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

Qualification of........... ......... .... ...... .......................
of ... .... ................... .. ............ ........... ............
in the ......................... of ............................ nom inated as a
candidate for election as a member of the Legislative Council for the electoral district
of ,. , .... ........ .... ... . t,,, o. ,l ... ,,,,..,. . . .. .
of ........ .............. .... ....... .... ................. ...........

I .. .... .................. .............. .... ...... .. ...... of
............ ... . in the .................. of ........................
do solemnly and.sincerely. declare as.follows :-

That I am duly qualified to be elected a member of the Legislative Council for
this electoral district, and that-
(1) I am a British Subject of the age of twenty-one years or upwards;
(2) being a candidate for election as an Elected Member I have resided in Saint
Vincent for a period of twelve months immediately before my nomination
for election;
(3) being a candidate for election as an elected member I am domiciled in Saint
Vincent and am resident therein at the date ofmy nomination for election;
(4) being a candidate for election as an Elected Member I am able to speak and
read the English language with a degree of proficiency sufficient to enable
me to take an active.part in the proceedings, of the Council, and am not
incapacitated by blindness or other physical cause;
(5) I am not-
(a) by virtue of my own act, under any acknowledgment of allegiance,
obedience or adherence to a foreign Power or State.;
(b) holding or acting in any public office;
(c) a minister of religion;
(d) an undischarged bankrupt, having leen adjudged or otherwise declared
bankrupt under any law in force in any part of His Majesty's
dominions;
(e) a party to, or a partner in a firm, or a director or manager of a company,
which is a party to, any contract with the Government of Saint Vincent
for or on account of the public service;
(f) a person adjudged to be of unsound mind or detained as a criminal
lunatic under any law in force in Saint Vincent;
(g) disqualified for membership of the Council by any law for the time being
in force in Saint Vincent relating to offences connected with elections;


FORM 26.






281

(h) disqualified for election by any law for the time being in force in Saint
Vincent by reason of my holding, or acting in, any office the functions of
which involve-
(i) any responsibility for, or in connection with, the conduct of any
election; or
(ii) any responsibility for the compilation or revision of any electoral
register.
(6) I have not been sentenced by a Court in any part of His Majesty's
dominions to death, or to imprisonment (by whatever name called) for a term
exceeding twelve months.
I make this declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true and accord-
ing to the Oaths Abolition Act, Chapter 25, and I am aware that Tf there is any
statement in this declaration which is false in fact which I know or believe to be false
or do not believe to be true, I am liable to fine and imprisonment.
(Signed) ......................... .. ............ ......... ............................
D declared before m e this................................................... day of ......................................................... 9.............
(S ig ned ) ........................................................................ ....................
Note. Paragraph 3.is alternative to paragraph 2.


FORM NO. 26A. (Section 23.)

THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ELEOTI&NS) ORDINANCE, 1951,

STATUTORY DECLARATION OF AGENT OF A PERSON NOMINATED AS A
CANDIDATE FOR ELECTION AS A MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL,
Q u a lifica tio n .................................... ......................................................................................................................... ........................
Of ......... ...........-... .- ..... "" .. .......... '""'" "'""""'""" .............. i""""""""'" '""" ........... .
in the ........................................................ of ......... ...... of .... .......................................... ............................... nom inated as a
candidate or election as a member of the Legislative Council for the electoral district
I ........................................................... . ......................................................... ... of


in th e ... ........................... ........................ of ......................................................................................... do solem nly an d
sincerely declare as follows:-
T hat ............................ ........................................ ................ . . ......... ........... is
duly qualified to be elected a member of the Legislative Council for this electoral
district, and that-
(1) he is a British subject of the age of twenty-one years or upwards;
(2) being a candidate for election as an Elected Member he has resided in Saint
Vincent for a period of twelve months immediately before his nomination
for election;
(3) being a candidate for election as an Elected Member he is domiciled in Saint
Vincent and is resident therein at the date of his nomination for election;







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(4) being a candidate for election as an Elected Member he is able to speak
and read the English language with a degree of proficiency sufficient to
enable him to take an active part in the proceedings of the Council, and is
not incapacitated by blindness or other physical cause;
(5) he is not-
(a) by virtue of his own act, under any acknowledgment of allegiance,
obedience or adherence to a foreign Power or State;
(b) holding or acting in any public office;
(c) a minister of religion;
(d) an undischarged bankrupt, having been adjudged or otherwise declared
bankrupt under any law in force in any part of His Majesty's dominions;
(e) a party to, or a partner in a firm, or a director or manager of a company,
which is a party to, any contract with the Government of Saint Vincent
for or on account of the public service;
(f) a person adjudged to be of unsound mind or detained as a criminal
lunatic under any law in force in Saint Vincent;
(g) disqualified for membership of the Council by any law for the time being
in force in Saint Vincent relating to offences connected with elections.
(h) disqualified for election by any law for the time being in force in Saint
Vincent by reason of his holding, or acting in, any office the functions of
which involve-
(i) any responsibility for, or in connection with, the conduct of any
election, or
(ii) any responsibility for the compilation or revision of any electoral
register.
(6) he has not been sentenced by a Court in any part of His Majesty's dominions
to death, or to imprisonment (by whatever name called) for a term exceeding twelve
months.
I make this declaration conscientiously believing the same to be trueland according
to the Oaths Abolition Act, Chapter 25, and I am aware that if there is any statement
in this declaration which is false in fact which I know or believe to be false or do not
believe to be true, I am liable to fine and imprisonment.
(Signed)
Agent for
Declared before me this ...day of ...19......
(Signed)
Note, Paragraph 3 is alternative to paragraph 2.

18. Penalty. Any person found guilty of an offence against these rules
shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars or to
imprisonment for a period not exceeding three months.








1 19. ''Revocation. -The Legislative Council (Remuneration. of Election
"Officers) Rules 1951 (S.R, & 0. No. 37 of 1951) and the Legislative Couneil
-(Remuneration of Election Officers) (Amendment) Rules 1951 (S.R. & 0, No. 60
of 1951) are hereby 'revoked buit without prejudice to anything lawfully done
thereunder.

APPENDIX.


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Made by the Governor in Council under Section 82 of the Legislative
'C6oucic (Elections) Ordinance 1951 (No. 13 of 1951) this 7th day of
eptehirber, 1951.

ItENRY IH.: WILLTAMS,
Acting Clerkc ofExecutive.Council.
3 (J."2'ffl85a.)

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