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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT


GAZETTE


VoL. 88.] SAINT VINCENT. TUESDAY, 4 JANUARY, 1955. [No. 2.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.


No. 2.


RETURN OF GOVERNOR TO GRENADA.


With reference to Government Notice No. 600 of 21st December, 1954,
His Excellency the Governor Sir EDWARD BETHAM BEETHAM, K.C.M.G.,
C.V.O.. O.B.E., returned to Grenada on 2nd January, 1955.
4th January, 1955.
(82/1950 11).


No. 3.
APPOINTMENT.

Mr. RONALD G. SMITH, has been
appointed as Assistant Superintendent
of Public Works, St. Vincent on proba-
tion for one year with effect from 14tli
December, 1954.
4th January, 1955.
(P. F. 762).


No. 4.
ACTING APPOINTMENT.

Mr. RONALD G. SMITH, Assistant
Superintendent of Public Works, has
been appointed to act as Superinten-
dent of Works with effect from 14th
December, 1954.
4th January, 1955.
(P.F. 762).


No. 5.
RESIGNATION.

Mr. HYACINTH SYLVESTER, Superin-
tendent of Public Works, resigned with
effect from 21st December, 1954.
4th January, 1955.
(P. F. 669).

No. 6.
REPORT OF THE BRITISH GUIANA
CONSTITUTIONAL COMMISSION 1954.

It is notified for general information
that the Report of the British Guiana
Constitutional Commission, 1954, is
available at Government Office, Kings-
town, for sale to the General Public.
The selling price of the Report is
24 cents.
4th January, 1954.
(Sec. 14/1953).


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4 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 4 JANUARY, 1955.-(No. 2).


No. 7. Prospective candidates in f u ture
WEST INDIAN STUDENT CENTRE. should therefore make their own ar-
rangements direct with the hospital of
The Board of Governors of West their choice.
Indian Students Centre in London has Matrons of hospitals in the United
appointed Mr. W. K. HYNAM, late of Kingdom would be urged not to encour-
Barbados, to be Warden/Secretary of age girls to come to the United King-
the Centre which will be opened during (lom on trial but to accept or reject
the Spring of 1955 at. No. 1 Collingham after making .the normal enquiries
Gardens. London, S.W.5. The premises diThe Colonial Office would be precpr.
are at present being adapted to serve as The olonial Office would be prepar-
a Social Club and Centre for cultural ed to assist Matrons in checking refer-
activities for West Indian students in ences etc. and in arranging for a medical
the United Kingdom. Mr. Hynam will examination prior to departure for the
take up duties at New Year. United Kingdom if desired.
4th January, 1955. 28th December, 1951.
E. 17/1947). By Command,


No. 8.


LEGISLATION.


The under-mentioned Ordinances
which have been assented to by the
Governor's Deputy are published for
general information with this issue
of the Gazette :-
No. 42 of 1954.-An Ordinance to
sanction certain payments from
the Public Treasury in excess of
the sums granted by the Appro-
priation (1952) Ordinance, 1951,
No. 34 of 1951) for the year end-
ed the 31st day of December,
1952.
(F. 20/1952).
No. 43 of 1954.-An Ordinance to
provide for the service of the
Colony for the year ending the
thirty-first day of December One
Thousand Nine Hundred and
Fifty-Five.
4th January, 1955.

No. 9.
The following Document is published
with this issue of the Gazette:-
S.R. & 0. No. 1.-The Supreme Court
(Witnesses' Allowances) Rules,
1955.
(J. 4/1944).
4th January, 1955.

No. 264.
STUDENT NURSES TRAINING IN
UNITED KINGDOM.
It is notified for the information of
candidates who propose to apply for
nurses' training in the United Kingdom
that as from 1st January, 1955, the ex-
isting system of selections and recom-
mendation by the St. Vincent govern-
ment will no longer apply.


A. L. SAMUEL,
Acting Government Secretary.
GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
4th January, 1955.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

EDUCATION NOTICES.
GRAMMAR SCHOOL.

TERM I, 1955.

Term I, 1955 will begin on Monday,
17th January, 1955 at 10.30 a.m.
W. M. LOPEY,
Headmaster.
GRAMMAR SCHOOL,
4th January, 1955.


GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL.

TERM I, 1955.

Term 1, 1955 will begin on Monday,
17th January, 1955 at 10.30 a.m.
J. M. BUCHAN,
Headmistress.
GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL,
4th January, 1955.


INCOME TAX NOTICES.

TO GOVERNMENT OFFICERS.

All Government Officers are hereby
reminded that the latest date for the
submission of Income Tax Returns for
assessment in the year 1955 is the 31st
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SAINT. VINCENT, TUESDAY, 4 JANUARY, 1955.-(No. 2). 5


of chargeability is an offence against the statutory liability to make a return
the Income Tax Ordinance, rendering even though that person may not have
the person concerned liable on convic- received a blank form, which may be
tion to a fine not exceeding FOUR obtained, on application, at the Revenue
HUNDRED AND EIGHTY DOLLARS. Offi ces at Georgetown. Barrouallie,
2. EVERY PERSON whose income, Bequia and Union Island, or. in other
accruing in, derived from the Colony or districts from the Police Station situtte
elsewhere and whether received in the therein. These Forms may also be ob-
Colony or not for the preceding year, stained from the Income Tax Office,
exceeded the statutory limit of $480 is Kingstown, where any person requiring
required to submit a return in the pres- information in connection therewith is
cribed form notwithstanding that on invited to enquire.
account of approved deductions no tax 4. The form, correctly completed,
may eventually be chargeable, and par- should be accompanied by all necessary
ticular attention is directed to the fact supporting statements. Specimens of
that the term "income" is deemed to the form of account required from
include not only money but also allow- small traders and from occupiers or


ances in kind.
3. Efforts are being made to send
blank return forms to such persons
through their Heads of Department.
It is to be clearly understood, however,
that a person is not exonerated from
the statutory liability to make a return
even though that person may not have
received a blank form, which may be
obtained, on application at the Revenue
O offices at Georgetown, Barrouallie,
Bequia and Union Island, or in other
districts, from the Police Station situate
therein. These Forms may also be ob-
tained from the Income Tax Office,
Kingstown, where any person requiring
information in connection therewith is
invited to enquire.
4th January, 1955.

TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.

Every person concerned, not being a
Government Officer, is hereby reminded
that the latest date for the submission
of Income Tax Returns for assessment
in the year 1955 is the 31st March, and
that failure to give notice of chargeabi-
lity is an offence against the Income
Tax Ordinance, rendering the person
concerned liable on conviction to a fine
not exceeding FOUR HUNDRED AND
EIGHTY DOLLARS.
2. EVERY PERSON whose income,
accruing in, derived from the Colony
or elsewhere and whether received in
the Colony or not for the preceding
year. exceeded the statutory limit of
$480 is required to submit a return in
the prescribed form. notwithstanding
that on account of approved deductions
no tax may eventually be chargeable,
and particular attention is directed to
the' fact that the term "income" is
deemed to include not only money but
also allowances in kind.
3. Efforts are being made to send
blank return forms to such persons. It
is to be clearly understood, however,
that a person is not exonerated from


cultivators of land will be supplied on
request.
4th January, 1955.

TO TRADERS, BUSINESSMEN AND
PROFESSIONAL MEN.

Attention is directed o the provisions
of Section 73 and 68 of the Income Tax
Ordinance No. 23 of 1948 which read
as follows:-
73. Any person engaged Traders,
in any trade, business or etc.
profession shall keep in the accounts
English language proper in
books of account sufficient English.
to record all transactions
necessary in order to asser-
tain the gains and profits
made or the loss incurred in
each such trade, business or
profession, and any such
person who fails to comply
with this provision shall be
guilty of an offence, and in
addition to any penalty in-
curred he shall be liable to
pay any tax to which he may
be assessed under the pro-
visions of this Ordinance."
68. Any person guilty of Penalties
an offence against this Or- for
dinance shall be liable on offences.
summary conviction before
a Magistrate, to a fine not
exceeding four hundred and
eighty dollars, and in default
of payment to imprisonment,
with or without hard labour,
for any term not exceeding
six months."
2. The Commissioners of Income Tax
intend to enforce the provisions of the
sections referred to above.
BY ORDER OF THE COMMISSION-
ERS OF INCOME TAX.
INCOME TAX OFFICE.
KINGSTOWN.
4th January, 1955.













6 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 4 JANUARY, 1955.-(No. 2).


PUBLIC WORKS NOTICE.


The following articles will be put
up for sale by public auction on
Wednesday, 12th January. 1955, at the
Public Works Depot Arnos Vale ;-
2 Iron Stoves
1 Wash Basin
1 Enamel Coleman shade
I Blow Lamp
1 set Bed Parts
1 Roll Wire
1 set Earthenware Tiles
2 Water Jugs
1 Table and a number of empty
cement drums.
2. These articles may be seen at the
Arnos Vale Compound on any working
day between the hours of 9.00 a.m. and
2 p.m.

A. D. DUNCAN.
for Superintendent of Works.
4th January, 1955.



CUSTOMS NOTICE.

It is hereby notified that copies of
the Revised Customs Entry Forms
which are being brought into use with
effect from 1st January, 1955. are now
available and may be obtained from the
Customs Department, Kingstown, or
District Revenue Offices at Barrouallie,
Bequia, Georgetown and Union Island.

A. D. W. JOHNSON,
for Colonial Treasurer.
28th December, 1954.


SUPREME COURT NOTICE.


NOTICE is hereby give-n that the
Sitting of the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and Leeward I-la (is
in its CIVIL, CRIMINAL and APPELLATE
JURISDICTIONS in the S:. Vincent Cir-
cuit which was scheduled to commence
on Tuesday the 1l th day of December,
1954, has been adjourned to Wednes-
day the 19th day of January, 1955, at
at 10.00 o'clock in the forenoon.
The personal attendance of parties
concerned and of such persons as are
bound over by recognizance to pros-
ecnte or give evidence or summoned as
jurors or witnesses will not, therefore,
be required until the said 19th day of
January, 1955.
Dated this 11th day of December,
1954.
D. F. JOHNSON,
Registrar, Supreme Court.


NOTICE.

PURCHASE OF COPRA.

All sellers of Copra are hereby noti-
fied that we shall accept at the Ginnery
only First Grade Copra. Small pio-
ducers especially are advised to exercise
great care in seeing that only fully ma-
ture nuts are used for Copra, and that
the Copra is properly dried and free
from moisture and moulds.
It does not pay to have your Copra
rejected. A better price demands bet-
ter Copra.
J. L. EUSTACE,-Manager.
28th December, 1954.


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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDE

1955, No. 1.


WITNESSES' ALLOWANCES.

(Gazetted 4th January, 1955).

Rules of Court maae by the Chief Justice under the authority of Section 16 of
the Leeward Islands and Windward Islands (Courts) Order in Council, 1939.

1. Short title. These Rules may be cited as The Supreme Court'
(Witnesses' Allowances) Rules, 1955.

2. Witnesses' Allowances. The following allowances shall be paid to
witnesses (other than Government Officers) in criminal proceedings in the
Colony:-


RATE OF ALLOWANCE
PER DAY


WITNESSES


(i) Domestic Servants, Labourers, Messengers and
Porters
(ii) Small Farmers
(iii) Small Shopkeepers
(iv) Chauffeurs, Journeymen, Mechanics
(v) Auctioneers, Clerks, Tradesmen
(vi) Housekeepers, Ovrseers, Peasant Proprietors,
Artisans
(vii) Notaries ....
(viii) Bankers, Merchants, Planters, estate Managers ......
(ix) Professional Persons-(a) not giving professional
evidence
(b) giving professional evi-
dence
(x) Witnesses not included in above clasification:-


$ .60 $1.44
.60 $1.44
.60 $1.44
$1.20 $2.50

$2.00 $3.00

$3.60
$3.60

(a) $3.60

(b) $6.00
$ .40 $3.00


Note:- 1. Allowances to be paid in criminal
cases in the Supreme Court, in
addition to reasonable and neces-
sary expenses, if any.
2. Government officers giving evi-
dence in criminal cases to be
allowed only their reasonable
and necessary expenses.


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3. Revocation. TIl Supreme Court (Witnesses' Allowances) Rules, 1949,
(S.R. & 0. 1949, No. 43) are hereby revoked.

Made by the Chief Justice this 19th day of November, 1954.

DONALD JACKSON,
Chief Justice.

Approved by the Governor of une Windward Islands this 24th day of Novem-
ber, 1904.

E. B. BEETHAM,
Governor.

Approved by the Governor of the Leeward Islands this 7th day of December,
1954.

K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.
(J. 4/1944).


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KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
[Price 3 cents.]
1955.




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