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Title: Saint Vincent government gazette
Alternate Title: Government gazette
St. Vincent government gazette
Physical Description: v. : ; 35 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Saint Vincent
Publisher: G.P.O.
Place of Publication: Kingstown, St. Vincent
Kingstown St. Vincent
Publication Date: January 11, 1955
Frequency: weekly
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Subject: Gazettes -- Periodicals -- Saint Vincent   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -- Saint Vincent
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Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1, no. 1 (1868)-v. 112, no. 48 (Tues., 23 Oct. 1979)
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 111, no. 1 (Tues., 3 Jan. 1978); title from caption.
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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 77: The Pensions (Amendment No. 2) Regulations, 1954
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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 2: The Pensionable Offices (NO. 1) Orders, 1955.
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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT


GAZETTE


VOL. 88.] SAINT VINCENT. TUESDAY, 11 JANUARY, 1955. [No. 3.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.

No. 10.
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL MEETING.
It is notified for general information that thb-re will be a meeting of the
Legislative Council at the Council Chamber, Kingstown, on Thursday, 18th
January, 1955 at 10 a.m.
The Order of the Day of this meeting is published with this issue of the
Gazette.
A cordial invitation to attend is extended to the General Public.
11th January, 1955.
(A. 1/1949 II).

No. 13.


LEAVE NOTICES.


VACATION LEAVE.

Mr. C. W. ITON, Senior Clerk, Public
Works Department, has been granted
seven and a half months' vacation leave
with effect from 1st January, 1955.
llth January, 1955.
(P. F. 174).


No. 12.
Mr. HUBERT SALANDY, Linotype
Operator, Government Printing Office,
has been granted six months' vacation
leave with effect from 1st January,
1955.
11th January, 1955.
(P. F. 413).


BANK HOLIDAY.
DISCOVERY DAY, 1955.
Under the Bank Holidays (Amend-
ment) Ordinance, 1940, Saturday 22nd
January, 1955, (Discovery Day) being a
Bank Holiday, all public offices will be
closed on that day.
11th January, 1955.

No. 6.
REPORT OF THE BRITISH GOUANA
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).


No. 11.


J.A 'e


pubished b gAthority.













8 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 11 JANUARY, 1955.-(No. 3).


No. 264.
STUDENT NURSES TRAINING IN
UNITED KINGDOM.

It is notified for the information of'
candidates who propose to apply for
nurses' training in thie 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.
Prospective candidates in future
should therefore make their own ar-
rangements direct with the hospital of
their choice.
Matrons of hospitals in the United
Kingdom would be urged not to e nconr-
age girls to come to the United King-
dom on trial but to accept or reject
after making the normal enquiries
direct.
The Colonial Office would be prepar-
ed to assist Matrons in checking refer-
ences etc. and in arranging for a medical
examination prior to departure for the
United Kingdom if desired.
28th December, 1951.

_o. 14.
VACANT POST.

POST OF LABOUR SUPERVISOR,
BOTANIC GARDENS, DEPARTMENT OF
AGRICULTURE, ST. VINCENT, B.W.I.

Applications are invited for the post
of Labour Supervisor, Botanic Gardens,
in the Department of Agriculture, St.
Vincent, B.W.I.
The salary of the post is in t lie scale
$624 x $72-$768. Free quarters are
provided.
The officer will be required to per-
form all duties appertaining to the
supervision and proper upkeep of the
Botadic Gardens a n d Government
House Grounds, and will also be requir-
ed to undertake such other duties as nmay
from time be imposed upon him by the
Superintendent of Aericullure or any-
one duly authorised by him to do so.
Applications should !he addressed to
the Superintendent of A-ricultaure, St.
Vincent, and should reach him not
later than Saturday, 22nd January,
1955.
11th January, 1955.

No. 15.
LEGISLATION.


Police Stations and at all Revenue
Offices :-
Bill for an Ordinance making Jamaica
Government Currency Notes Le-
gal Tender in the Colony.
(F. 71/1950).

Bill for an Ordinance to sanction
certain payments from the Pub-
lie Treasury in excess of the
sums granted by the Appropria-
tion (1953) Ordinance, 1952, (No.
it of 1952) and the Supplement-
ary Appropriation (1953) Oirdin-
ance 1954, No. 35 of 1954, for the
year ended the 31st day of
December, 1953.
(F. 15/1952).
11th January, 1955.

No. 16.
The following Documents are pub-
lished with this issue of the Gazette:-
S.R. & 0. No. 77.-The Pensions
(Amendment No. 2) Reunlatiens,
1954.
(J. 14/1949).

S.R. & 0. No. 2. The Pensionable
Offices (No. 1) Order, 1955.
(A. 580/1937).
By Command,

A. L. SAMUEL,
Acting Government Secretary.
GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
11th January, 1955.


I)EPARTMENTAL AN D
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 will begin on Monday,
17th January, 1955 at 10.30 a.m.


The under-mentiened Bills are pub- J. M. BUCHAN,
lished with this issue of the Gazette and Headmistress.
may be seen at the Government Office, GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL,
Kingstown Library, District Post Offices, 4th January, 1955.














SAINT. VINCENT, TUESDAY, 11 JANUARY, 1955.-(No. 3). 9


INCOME TAX NOTICES. $480 is required to submit a return in
the prescribed form. notwithstanding
that on account of approved deductions
TO GOVERNMENT OFFICERS. oi tax may eventually be clhargeable,
and particular attention is directed to
All Government Officers are hereby the fact that the term "income" i.s
reminded that the latest date for the deemed to include not only money but
submission of Income Tax Returns for deemed to include in kin money but
assessment in the year 1955 is the 31st als allowance i ind.
January, and that failure to give notice 3. Efforts are being made to send
of chargeability is an offence against blank return forms to such persons. It
the Income Tax Ordinance, rendering is to be clearly understood, however,
the person concerned liable on convic- that a person is iot exonerated from
tion to a fine not exceeding FOUR the statutory liability to make a return
HUNDRED AND EIGHTY DOLLARS. even though that person may not have
2. EVERY PERSON whose income, received a blank form, which may be
accruing in, derived from the Colony or obtained, on application, ,,t the Revenue
elsewhere and whether received in the ()llices at Georgetown. Barrouallie,
Colony or not for the preceding year, I'equia and Union Island, or. in other
exceeded the statutory limit of $480 is districts from the Polic( Stltion sitnute
required to submit a return in the pres- therein. These Forms may also be ob-
crioed form notwithstanding that on taineil from the Income Tax Office,
account of approved deductions no tax Kingstown, where any person requiring
may eventually be chargeable, and par- ,information in connection therewith is
ticular attention is directed to the fact invited to enquire.
that the term incomee" is deemed to 4. The form, correctly completed,
,include not only money but also allow- should lie accompanied by all necessary
ances in kind. supporting statements. Specimens of
3. Efforts are being made to send the form of account, required from
blank return forms to such persons small traders and from occupiers or
through their Heads of Department. cultivators of lard will be supplied on
It is to be clearly understood, however, request.
that a person is not exonerated from
the statutory liability to make a return 4th January, 1955.
even though that person may not, have
received a blank form, which may be
obtained, on application at the Revenue TO TRADERS, BUSINESSMEN AND
O office s at Georgetown. B3arrouallie. PROFESSIONAL MEN.
Bequia and Union Island, or in other -
districts, from the Police Station situate Attention is directed to the provisions
therein. 'These. Forms may also be ob-, of Section 73 and 68 of the Income Tax
trained from the Income Tax Office,1 Ordinance No. 23 of 1948 which read
Kingstown, where any person requiring as follows :-
information in connection therewith is 73. Any person engaged Traders,
invited to enquire. ill any trade, business or etc.
4th January, 1955. profession shall keep in the accounts


TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.

Every person concerned, not being a
Government Officer, is hereby remiinded.
that the latest date for the submission'
of income Tax Returns for assessimentO
in the year 1955 is the 31st March, tind.
that failure to give notice of chlargeahbi-
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


English language proper
books of account sufficient
to record all transactions
necessary in .order to aisser-
tain the gains and profits
nadle or the loss incurred in
each such trade, business or
profession, and any such
person who faiis 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."


ill
Eiiglii1m.


"68. Any person guilty of Penalties
an offenc'- against this Or- for
dinance shall he liable on offences.
summiniarv conviction hberore















10 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 11 JANUARY, 1955.-(No. 3).


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 COM\IISSION-
ERS OF INCOME TAX.
INCOME TAX OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN.
4th January, 1955.




SUPREME COURT NOTICE.

NOTICE is hereby given that the
Sitting of the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and Leeward Islands
in its CIVIL, CRIMINAL and APPELLATE
JURISDICTIONS in the St. Vincent Cir-
cuit which was scheduled to commence
on Tuesday the 14th day of December,
1954, has been adjourned to Wednes-
day the 19th day of January, 1955, 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-
ecute or give evidence or summoned as
jurors or witnesses will not, therefore,
be required until the said 19th day of
January, 1955.


Dated
1954.


this 11th day of December,


D. F. JOHNSON,
Registrar, Supreme Court.


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,
Beq'ia, Georgetown and Union Island.

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


PUBLIC WORKS NOTICE.

The following articles will be put
up for sale by public auction on
Wednesday, 12th January. 1965, at the
Public Works Depot Arnos Vale:-
2 Iron Stoves
1 Wash Basin
1 Enamel Coleman shade
1 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.


NOTICE.

PURCHASE OF COPRA.

All sellers of Copra are hereby noti-
fied that we shall accept at the Ginnery
only First Grade Copra. Small pro-
ducers especially are advised to exercise
great care in speing 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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KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
[Price 24 cents.)










SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND 01

1954, No. 77.

PENSIONS (AMENDMENT NO. 2) RI

(Gazetted 11th January, 1955).


1. Short title. These Regulations may be cited as the Pensions
(Amendment No. 2) Regulations, 1954, and shall be read as one with the Pensions
Regulations, 1948, contained in the First Schedule to the Pensions Ordinance, 1948,
(No. 16 of 1948) (hereinafter referred to as fhe principal Regulations) and all
amendments thereto.

2. Regulation 24 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced.
Regulation 24 of principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced as follows:-


Gratuity and
reduced
pension.






















X


24(1). Any officer to whom a pension'is granted under the
Ordinance may, at his option exercisable as in this Regulation
provided, be paid in lieu of such pension a pension at the rate
of three fourths of such pension together with a gratuity equal
to twelve and a half times the amount of the reduction so made
in the pension :
Provided that in the application of this Regulation to cases
where the limitation prescribed by subsection (3) of section 9
of the Ordinance operates, the words such pension" shall
mean the amount of pension which the officer might have
drawn from the funds of the Colony if he had not exercised his
option under this Regulation. 6
(2) The option referred to in paragraph (1) of this
Regulation shall be exercisable not later than the day
immediately preceding the date of such officer's retirement:
Provided that the Governor may, if it appears to him in all
the circumstances equitable so to do allow him to exercise the
option at any time between the date of his retirement and the
date of award of pension under the Ordinance.
(3) If an officer has exercised the option, ms decision shall
be irrevocable after the date of his retirement.
(4) If an officer who has not exercised the option dies after
the date of retirement but before a pension has been awarded
under the Ordinance, it shall be lawful for the Governor in
Council to grant a gratuity and reduced pension as provided in
paragraph (1) of this Regulation, as if the officer had exercised
the option before his death.
(5) The date of the exercise of the option by an officer
shall be deemed to be the date of the receipt of his written
notification addressed either to the Administrator in the
Colony or to the Crown Agents for Oversea Governments and
Administrations."








208..,

3. Revocation. The Pensions (Amendm'ent) Regulations, 1954, (S.R. & 0.
1.954, No. 25) are hereby revoked.



Made by the Governor in Council with the sanction of th' Secretary of State
under secion 3(1) f .the Pensions Ordinance, 1948, '(No. 16 of 1948) this 3rd day of
December 195..

F. GILBERT THOMAS,
Acting Clerk of Executive Council.



Laid before the Legislative Council under' section 3(1) of the Pensions
Ordinance, 1948, (No. 16 of 1948) this 21st day of December, 1954.

0. E. LEIGERTWOOD,
Acting Clerk of Legislative Council.
(J 14/1949)


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KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
[ Price 8 cents. I
1955.









SAINT VINCENT.
"a. L4 Ar '1955
STATUTORY RULES AND ORD ,

1955, No. 2.



PENSIONABLE OFFICES (NO. 1) ORDER.


(Gazetted llth January, 1955).



1. Short title. This Order may be cited as the Pensionable Offices (No. 1)
Order, 1955.

2. Declaration. The Offices in the public service mentioned in the
Schedule to this Order are hereby declared to be pensionable offices within the
meaning of Section 2 (1) (b) of the.Pensions Ordinance, 1948, (No. 16 of 1948).

SCHEDULE.

Compositor, Government Printing Office.
Labour Inspector.
House Physician, Colonial Hospital.
Dental Surgeon, Colonial Hospital.
Senior Staff Officer, Prison Department.
Inspector of Taxes, Treasury Department.
Assistant Tax Officer, Treasury Department.

Made by the Governor in Council under Section 2 (1) (oD ox tne Pensions
Ordinance, 1948, (No. 16 of 1948) this 31st day of December, 1954.
F. GILBERT THOMAS,
Acting Clerk of Executive Council.
(A. 580/1937).


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