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Title: Saint Vincent government gazette
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Creator: Saint Vincent
Publisher: G.P.O.
Place of Publication: Kingstown, St. Vincent
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Publication Date: April 5, 1955
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Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1, no. 1 (1868)-v. 112, no. 48 (Tues., 23 Oct. 1979)
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    Bill: Bill for an Ordinance further to amend the Saint Vincent Memorial Hall (Trustees) Ordinance, 1954
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    Bill: Bill for an Ordinance to amend the Public Order Ordinance, 1951
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    Bill: Bill for an Ordinance further to amend the Passenger Boats Ordinance, Cap. 201
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    Bill: Bill for an Ordinance to amend the Local Government Ordinance, 1951
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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 14: The Cotton Protection (Close Season) Order, 1955
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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE


b ublihld b1 ut thorit.


VOL. 88.] SAINT VINCENT. TUESLIA Y. o API'L. 19115. [No. 19.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.

No. 137.
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL MEETING.
It is notified for Ceneral inlforma i in 1l.;at ti ie will l,e a meeting of the
Legislative Council ;it the ('c icil ( Chi;il'er. Kinigstlo\wn, on Thurisday, 7th
April. 1955, at 10.0C a.m.
The Order of the )ay v this me-lin-. is ijuilished with this issue of the
Gazette.
A cordial invitation t,, ;:tend is xten ,ie I i a fc Gjeiieral Public.
5th April, 1955.
(A. 1/1949 TI).
No. 116.
IN THE MATTER OF THE LAND ACQUISITION ORDINANCE 1946
(No. 22 of 1946)
AND
IN THE MATTER of a Declaration by the Governor in Council that a certain
portion of land at Hamilton in the Island of Bequia, St. Vincent Grenadines
is to be acquired for a public purpose:
DECLARATION OF ACQUISITION OF LAND
(SECOND PUBLICATION).
WHEREASr-it is enacted by Section 3 of the Land Acquisition Ordinance 1946
(No. 22 of 1946) that if the Governor in Council considers that any land should
be acquired for a public purpose he may cause a declaration to that effect to
be made.
AND WHEREAS it is considered by the Governor in Council that the under-
mentioned land should be acquired for a public purpose, that is to say the
construction thereon of a drain:
Now IT Is HEREBY DECLARED by His Excellency the Governor acting by and
with the consent of the; Executive Council of the Colony of Saint Vincent, that
upon the second publication of the Declaration in -the Gazette, all that piece
and parcel of land containing 446 square feet a strip 6 feet wide along the east-
ern boundary of and at present in the ownership of Evelyn Osborne, and
bounded on the Worth by lands of Alfred Tannis, on the East by lands of
Margaret Quashie, on the South by the public road and on the West by the
remaining lands of Evelyn Osborne, shall be acquired for the above mentioned
purpose and shall vest absolutely in the Crown:
AND IT Is HEREBY FURTHER DECLARED AND NOTIFIED that the plan showing
the above mentioned land has been drawn and prepared by Mr. E. Stinson
Campbell, licensed Land Surveyor, and may be inspected at all reasonable
hours at the Surveys Office in the town of Kingstown in the said Colony.
25th March, 1955.


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SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 5 APRIL, 1955.-(No. 19).


No. 138. N. A. BERRIDGE as a member of the
VISIT OF HER ROYAL HIGHNESS Prison Vi-itin:, C'mnmittee and Visiting
PRINCESS MARGARET. Justice vice Mr. F. F. GLASGOW, with
effect from2tilh March, 1955.
The following message received' from 5th A piil, 1955.
Her Royal Highness. Princess 'MAR- (j 19/1943).
GARi.T through the Secretary of State
for the Colonies is published for gen- No. 142.
eral information:- MARRIAGE OFFICER.
"On my return to England, I wish
to tell you how deeply I have aupre- TIhe Reverend ERIC ST.CLAIR CLARKE
coated all the arrangements which for the whole Colony with effect from
were made for my journeys across 5th April, 1955
the Atlantic and in the Caribbean
itself. 5th April, 1955.
I would be most grateful if you (J. 22/1951).
would convey to all those concern-d
with the arrangements, both in the No. 143.
air and on the ground, an expression OFFICIAL ATTESTOR.
ft^ tv th~r.Y>f a nksTT for\ all} theO


did."'
5th April, 1955.


No. 139.
OBITUARY.

The Acting Administrator hsli
learnt with deep i gret of the deatli
of Major H. W. I'LEBLES, a former
Administrator of this Colony. which
occurred at Barbados, B.W.I., on the
26th March, 1955.
5th April, 1955.


No. 140.
SATURDAY 9th APRIL, 1955.

With reference to a publication; ap-
pearing in the issue )of the Vinceniian
Newspaper of the 2nd April, 1)955,
regarding Saturday 9th April, 1955,
being declared a Public Holiday. it has
now been decided to close only tihe
Treasury proper, excluding the Land
and House Tax Branch and the Cns-
toms Departinme on Soatrdiay 9hit
April. 1955.
The General public :rC e hereby ic-
cordin-gly notified that Saturiay tLh
April. will NOT 1,0e 1 public holid:l as
previously siateii.
With effect from Tuep-day 12I;h April,
1955, however, the 'l'Tr:isniryv ill as
mentioned take up now quarters at the
former Thlorpsmon Hoe building ini
Bay Street, Kingstown. mrtil further
notice.
5th April, 1955.

No. 141.
APPO3 NITMENTS.

With ref'-re G' Govr.nn t Notire I
No. 542 of 9th Novenimlr. 1,54. -lr.'


The Revfreiid ERIC ST.CLAIR CLARKE
with effect from 2nd April, 1955.
5th April, 1955.
(A. 5/1948).

No. 11.
LEAVE OF ABSENCE.

TI', HIonourable G. H. CHARLES,
Member of the Executive and Legisla-
tive Councils, fourteen days leave of
nl's:ence with effect from 5th April,
1955.
5th April, 195'5.
(A. 31/1948).


No. 115.
VACATION LEAVE.

Mr. XY. E. VENNER, Principal Clerk,
Govern meii 0 li .c (Establishment
Eranch) six anid a half months' (6')
v:,e'tion leao,'e with effect from 17th
September. 1954.
5th April, 1955.
(P. F. 167).


No. 128.
Conference on Control of Movement of
Persons and Goods within the British
Caribbean Federation.

The following text of a Resolution
pss (Id liv i b Con ferenie. on the free-
'o()il of 1 ov(ineiit for persons and
( 'ederitii. il]d in TrinilIad in March,
1P95. i:. ) ublishl tfor general Infor-
imation :
(1) The preainbl to Federal Con-
sti'n(on *]honl rucit c as one of ob-
ject: of Fn',e: action lthat there should















SAINT VINUENT. TUESDAY, 5 APRIL, 1955.-(No. 19). 103


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be tue greatest possible freeaom 01 No. 129.
movement for persons and goods VACANT POSTS.
within federation.
(2) Sub paragraph (b) of Exclusive VACANT POST OF SCIENCE MISTRESS,
Legislative List in para. 6 of Plan for BISHOPS' HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS,
a British Caribbean Federation as BRITISH GUIANA.
agreed by London Conference should
be deleted. Applications are invited from suitably
(3) Control of movementof persons qualified persons for appointment to the
between Units of Federation on post of Science Mistress, Bishops' High
grounds other than health or security School lor Girls, British Guiana.
should be placed on Concurrent Leg- 2. The duties are to teach mainly
islative List in para. 7 of that Plan, Science (either Physics or Chemistry
with a provision that any Unit Legis- or both) including sixth form work to
lation on this matter in force at ex- the standard of the Advanced Level of
piry of 5 years from the date of corn- the General Certificate of Education of
ing into force of Federal Constitution the London University. The person
should cease to have effect at the end appointed will be expected to take part
of a further period of 3 months unless in some of the extra curricular activ-
before the end of such further period ities of the school in addition to her
a resolution is passed by both Houses teaching duties.
of Federal Le-islature approving such 3. Candidates should possess either
legislation. In calculating period of an honors degree in Chemistry or
3 months, no account should be taken Physics or a General honours degree
of any time ,luring which House with Chemisty or Physics as one sub-
of Representatives is dissolved. All ject. Preference will lbe given to a
such Unit Legislation should forth- candidate who has some teaching ex-
with upon expiry of 5 year period be perience.
laid upon the table of both Houses 4. The successful candidate will Ibe
and should be considered by both allowed a commencing salary within
Houses before the end of period of 3 the Scale 500 x 25-625 per annnm
months. Any Unit Legislation on appropriate to her experience and/or
this matter enacted after exuiry of 5 qualifications; at present a temporary
year period, should have effect only cost of living allowance at the rate of
if it is approved by resolution of both 7] 17s. 6d. per annum is also payable.
Houses of Federal Legislature. Such Some improvement in the emoluments
legislation should forthwith upon may however be expected when Gov-
enactment be laid on table of both ernment takes a decision on the Rej ort
Houses and be considered within 2 of the Salaries Commissioner 1954.
months of being laid, no account I 5. The appointment would normally
being taken of any time during which be pensionable. subject to the candi-
House of Represent tives is dissolved date's medical fitness and to satisfactory
or prorogued. service during a probationary period of
(4) Control of Movement of Per- three years, but the successful candi-
sons between Units on the grounds of date could. if she so preferred. be ap-
health and security should remain, as pointed on a three-year contract, in
already agreed, as a separate item on which case, she would be granted on
Concurrent, Legislative List. the satisfactory conclusion of lie r period
(5) That this Conference express of contract service a gratuity calculated
the wish that. in the interest of early at the rate of 221. of basi c salary for
achievement of Feder;ation. its recon- each completed period of three months'
11' ,i" (. i clndh ne anproved ''ave
mendations should bU consid(,rd and .a
The successful candidate v 11i he
determiine'd by various Levislatures at ,, t ,n
the earliest possible opportunity. Rs je.ct 'w ar oi tn ,1t to t cl, e a,-
SReu lato ns and to ocal (O4i r fC' -
(6) Tiiat consideration of rcoin- diers an ins-trction( ini fotc< for tl.


mendations of (Jonfertene should in
no way delay any of the work prep-1r-
atory to establishment of Federation
including that of Fiscal. Julical and


time hbin' in so far as they are a ;plli-
cable.
7. Vacation leave (fo"r botb "pensioT-
able and contract staff') is earned at


Public Service Commisqions: and that the rate of five days for ea"h corn-
the Brirish Government should be re- pleted month of resident servier np to
queste(d to proceed with the greatest a maximum of six months, subject to a
possible speed with the completion of minimum tour of two years resident
prelitninary measures to enable the service.
F. 'ration to b itwhli-hpd. A pensionable appointee would be
29th March, 1955. eligible for "assisted pt'ss',pes" w'vien


IT i 'r'














104 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 5 APRIL, 1955.-(No. 19).


travelling to and from leave, subject to
the provision of funds annually by the
Legislative Council and to the require-
ments of the Public Officers Leave
(Passage) Regulations.
If recruited from overseas for service
on contract, the Mistress would be pro-
vided by Government with a passage to
British Guiana in order to take up her
appointment and with a passage back to
the place from which she wa- recruited
on the satisfactory completion ofl her
contract.
8. Applications should he add dressed
to the Headmistress Bishops' High
School for Girls. British Gniana, in
time to reach her not later than 30th
April, 1955. (Copies and not originals
of certificates and testimonials should
be submittedd.
29th March, 1955.

No. 130.
VACANT POST OF HISTORY MISTRESS,
BISHOPS' HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS.
BRITISH GUIANA.


the satisfactory conclusion of her
period of contract service a gratuity
calculated at the rate of 22o% of basic
salary for each completed period of
three months' service, including ap-
proved leave.
6. The successful candidate will be
subject on appointment to the Colonial
Regulations and to local General Orders
and instructions in force for the time
heing in1 so far as they are applicable.
7. Vacation leave (for both "pension-
able" and contractt' staff) is earned
at the rate of five days for each com-
pleted month of resident service up to
a maximum of six months, subject to a
minimum tour of two years resident
service.
A pensionable appointee would be
eligible for "assisted passages" when
travelling to an'l from leave, subject to
the provision of funds annually by the
Legislative Council and to the require-
ments of the Public Officers Leave (Pas-
sage) Regula t!ios.
If recruited from overseas for service
on contract, the Mistress would be pro-
vided by Government with a passage to


Applications areinvited fromsuitably -DLitn ii %'lana ll order Io take lp ner
qualified persons for appoinLment to appointment and with a passage back
the post of History Mistress, Bishops' to the place from which she was recruit-
High School for Girls, British Guiana. ed on the satisfactory completion of her
2. The duties are to teach mainly His- contract.
tory, including sixth form work to the 8 Applications should le addressed
standard of the Advanced Level of the to tho leadmistress, Bishops' High
General Certificate of Education of School for Girls. British Guiana, in
London University. The person ap- time to reach her not later than the
pointed wil be expected to take pap-r in 30th April, 1955. (Copies and not ori-
pointed will he expected to take part in ginals of certificates and testimonials
some of the extra curricular activities certicates and testimonials
of the school i, addition to her teach- shon1d be submitted).
ing duties. 29th March, 1955.
3. Candidates should possess an lion-
ours degree in History, or a good Gen- No. 146.
eral Arts degree with History as one LEGISLATION.
subject. Preference will he given to a
,candidate who has either some teaching The Hight Honourable the Secretary
experience or a Teacher's diploma. of State for the Colonies has notified that
4. The successful candidate will be Her Majesty the QUEEN will not be
allowed a commencing salary within advised to exercise her power of dis-
the scale 500 x 25-625 per annum allowance in respect of the following
appropriate to her experience and/or Ordinance of this Government:-
qualifications at present a temporary No. 45 of 1954.-An Ordinance to
cost of living allowance at the rate of encourage the extension and de-
71. 17s. 6d. per annum is also payable. velopment of hotels in the Colony
Some improvement in the emoluments by granting relief from taxation
may however be expected when Gov- in certain circumstances.
ernment takes a decision on the Report (W. 75/1945).
of the Salaries Commissioner 1954. 5th April, 1955.
5. The appointment would normally
be pensionable, subject to the candi- No. 147.
date's medical fitness and to satisfactory The under-mentioned Bills are pub-
service during a probationary period of lished with this issue of the Gazette and
three years, but the successful candi- may lie seen at the Government Office,
(late could, if she so preferred, be ap- Kingstown Library, District Post Offices,
pointed on a three-year contract, in Police Stations and at all Revenue Of-
which case, she would be granted on fices:-














SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 5 APRIL, 1955.-(No. 19).


Bill for an Ordinance further to
amend the Saint Vincent Mem-
orial Hall (Trustees) Ordinance,
1954.
(W. 42/1945 II).

Bill for an Ordinance to amend the
Public Order Ordinance. 1951.
(8.6/1950).

Bill for an Ordinance further to
amend the Passenger Boats Or-
dinance, Cap, 201.
(S. 4/1952).

Bill for an Ordinance to amend the
Local Government Ordinance,
1951.
(D. 2/1949).
5th April, 1955.

No. 148.
The following Document is publish-
ed with this issue of the Gazette :-
S.R. & 0. No. 1-1 -The Cotton Plrotec-
tion (Close Season) Order, 1955.
(B. 14/1951).
5th April, 1955.

No. 149.
SUPPLEMENT TO GAZETTE.

Estimates of Revenue and Expendi-
ture of the Small Towns and the Mar-
riaqua and Troumaca Village Councils
for the year 1955, is published with
this issue of the Gazette.
5th April, 1955.

No. 132.
BANK HOLIDAYS.

Friday, the 8th April, (Good Friday),
and Monday, the 11th April (E;aster
Monday) being Bank Holidlays, all Pub-
lic Offices will be closed on those days.
29th March, 1955.


No. 133.


PUBLICATION.


REPORT OF THE CONFERENCE ON
MOVEMENT OF PERSONS.

I[ is hereby notified for general in-
formation that Copies (iof the Report of
the Conference on Movement of Persons
within the British ',aribb',in Federa-
tion, hold in lrinid:ld during March
1955. are available for sale to the
PubHlic.
2. Copies iay be obtained on appli-
cation to the Gov'rnm-nt Secretary,


Government Office. Kingstown, at a
price of ten (10) cents each.
29th March, 1955.
(C. 33/1951 (A)).

By Command,

A. L. SAMUEL,
Acting Government Searetary.

GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
5th April, 1955.



DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.


SUPREME COURT NOTICES.

NOTICE is hereby given that a Sitting
of the Supreme Court of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands will be
held at the Court House in Kingstown,
for the trial of CRIMINAL causes on
Tuesday the 19th day of April, 1955,
commencing at 10.00 o'clock in the
forenoon.
All parties concerned, also such per-
sons as are bound over by recognizance
to prosecute or give evidence, or sum-
nmoned as Jurors or witnesses are com-
manded to give their personal atten-
(lance.
23rd March. 1955.


NOTICE is hereby given that a Sitting
of the Supreme Court of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands will be
held at the Court House in Kingstown,
for the trial of CIVIL causes in the
Summary and Original Jurisdictions of
the Court on Tuesday the 19th day
of April. 1955, commencing at 10.00
o'clock in the forenoon.
23rd March, 1955.


NOTICE is hereby given that a Sit ing
of the Supreme Court of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands will ]he
held at the Court House in Kingstown,
for the hearing of APPEALS FROM
MAGISTRATES on ,Tesday the 19th
day of April. 19655. commencing at
10.00 o'clock in 'lle forenoon.

D. F. JOHNSON,
Registrar. Supreme Court.

REGISTRAR'S OFFICE.
KINGSTOWN.
23rd March, 1955.














SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 5 APRIL, 1955.-(No. 19).


ST. VINCENT, B.W.I.


POLICE NOTICE.


CI.UNIKUL NIOUTICE. [ The attention of all drivers of motor
vehicles is drawn to Section 21 sub-
The attention of all merchants, shop- i section 19 of the Motor Vehicles and
keepers and commission agents is invit- I Road Traffic Ordinance, No. 20 of 1940
ed to the fact that permission has now which reads as follows:-
been obtainedl for the importation from The driver of a motor vehicle shall,
countries in the Soviet Block of certain on the approach of any engine or other
comimo li i(s on li limited sc;le. and apparatus of a Fire Brigade )>rot(eeding
consequently applications for import to or from a fire, or sutspectedI fire,
from these countries incluli ng China draw 1) c],,. to the leIt hand side of
and North Korea wil he entertained as the road and stop, leaving the centre
from Monday the 4th April, 1955. of the road c ,lr for th, .o of


C. R. WILLIAMS,
for Controller of Supplies.
29th M'irch, 1955.




CUSTOMS NOTICE.


It is herelby notified for general in-
formation that the new arcoton hfilding
adjacent to the M[i.Bentinckdis illery,
Georgetown, is ;m a;Ipproved distillers
w;irehouse for warehousing spirits with-
out prepayment of dnty thereon.

A. D. W. JOHNSON.
Chief of Excise.
S'. Vince nt.
H.M. CUSTOMS,
ST. VINCENT,
4th Mirch, 1955.




NOTICE TO TAX DEFAULTERS.


It is hereby notified that V\\arranits
will be issuedl foi the recovery of all
taxes in resl, ct e4f -' Latol and Honses"
together with thlie fiies thereon which
ha:ve, become (due is at 81st JaTtnuary,
19.55. and still remain unpaid.

A. D. W. JOHNSON,
for Colonial Treasurer.
25th March, 1955.


such engine or apparatus, and no two
vehicles shall stand abreal!.

S. A. ANDERSON, Lt.-Colonel,
Licensing A authority.
15th March, 1955.
(J. 15/1943).


PUBLIC NOTICE.

'l'he undermentioned articles which
are at present held in stock at Public
Works Storetoom, A0 nos Vale. are be-
ing offered for sale:-
Angers ; Galvanize Iron Bends rang-
ing from -" to : Bread Boards;
Galvanize Iron Bends I"'-450
18" Door Bolts: 12" Door Bolts;
2-,"-11"- Bends, and other sizes;
Feoro Gallic Cloth: Cruet Ses;
Diminishing Pit ccs 4" x 2" ;
W.T. Elbows; small Gimlets
(Gaoue Glasses: Glass Blocks
1Ke(ys for 1" L.I'. Stipods; Mor-
tice Latches ; Split pins for
Quadruple Pump ; Solid Pins;
Flat Asbestos sheets ; Curved
Asbestos Sheets.
2. Offers are invited for the purchase
of these articles which can be seen at
the Amos Vale Storeroom, any working
day. between the hours of 9.00 a.m. and
3.00 p.m. except Wednesdays when the
hours will be from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

R. G. SMITH,
Acting Superintendent of Works.
24th March, 1955.


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


No. of 1955.







BILL FOR

AN ORDINANCE further to amend the Saint VTincent Memorial
Hall (Trustees) Ordinance, 1954.


Enacted by the Legislature of Saint Vincent.


1. This Ordinance may be cited as the St. Vincent Memo-
rial Hall (Trustee) (Amendment) Ordinance, 1955, and shall
be read as one with the St. Vincent Memorial Hall (Trustees)
Ordinance, 1954 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Ordin-
ance).

2. Section 2 of the, principal Ordinance is hereby amended
by substituting for the word "means" appearing in the defini-
tion of "Trustees"; the word -"includes".


3. Section 3 of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended
as follows: -
(a) by inserting before the words "Colonial Tia2.-
urer" appearing' in the first line of subsection (1) thereof,
the word "The";
(b) by substituting for the words "to sue and be sued"
appearing after the word "capable" in the eighth line of
subsection (1) therecf, the words "of suing and begin;
sued".


Short title.


Section 2 of
principal .
Ordinance
amended.

Section 3 of
principal
Ordinance
amended.








Memorial Hall (Trustees) (Amendment).


(c) by repealing subsection (2) of the said section
and replacing the same as follows:-
"(2) The Governor in Council shall have power
to appoint persons as successors in office to the Trust-
ees named in subsection 11) of this section and to
fill vacancies occurring from time to time among the
Incorporated Trustees by reason of death, incapa-
city or absence from the Colony of any of the Trust-
ees. The Incorporated Trustees shall notify the
Registrar of Companies, of any such appointments
giving the names and addresses of persons so appoint-
ed and the Registrar of Companies shall register the
same in his office."

Section 4 of 4. Section 4 of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended
principal by inserting before the word "goods" appearing in the sixth
Ordinance line of the said section, the word and stop "security,".
amended.

Passed the Legislative Council this day of 1955.


Clerk of Legislative Council.
(W. 42/1945 II).

OBJECTS AND REASONS.

The objects of this Bill are:-
(a) to widen the definition of "Trustees" by substituting the word "includes"
for the word "means";
(b) to enable the Governor in Council to appoint new Trustees to fill
vacanies among the Incorporated Trustees for the St. Vincent Memorial Hall
and to require the Incorporated Trustees to notify the Registrar of appoint-
ments;
(c) to effect certain minor verbal changes.

KEITH ALLEYNE,
Crown Attorney.
Crown Attorney's Chambers,
Court House,
Kingstown,
15th October, 1954.


No.


1955.




















SAINT VINCENT,

No. of 1955.


BILL FOR

AN ORDINANCE to amend the Public Order Ordinance, 1931.


Enacted by the Legislature of Saint Vincent.


1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Public Order
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1955, and shall be read as one with
the Public Order Ordinance, 1951, (hereinafter referred to as
the principal Ordinance) and all amendments thereto.

2. Before section 5 of the principal Ordinance the follow-
ing section shall be inserted:-


"Notice of
meetings etc.,
to be given.


4 A (1) Any person organising or concern-
ed in organising any public meeting or pro-
cession shall notify the Chief of Police at
least twenty-four hours before the time fixed
for such meeting or procession of his intention
to hold such meeting or procession and shall
state the time and placeproposed for such
assembly and in the case of a procession,
the route proposed to be followed.
(2) The organiser and any person who
knowingly takes part in any meeting or
procession held in contravention of the pre-
ceeding subsection shall be guilty of an.
offence under this Ordinance."


Short title.

No. 27 of 1951.


Section
inserted 'in
principal
Ordinance.








Public Order (Amendment).


Application of
section 5 of
principal
Ordinance to
meetings.


3. Section 5 of the principal Ordinance shall apply to
public meetings in like manner as it applies to public proces-
sions as if the words "meeting or" o.r "meetings or" were inserted
before the word "procession" or the word "processions" as the
case may be wherever such word appears in the said section.


Passed the Legislativc Council this


day of


1955.


Clerk of Legislative Council.


(S. 5/1950).


OBJECTS AND REASONS.

The object of this Bill is to require twenty-four hours notice to be given
of all intended public meetings and processions. The provisions of the Public
Order Ordinance, 1951, kNo. 27 of 1951) are also extended to public meetings,
tfhat is to say, the Chief of Police is enabled to give directions concerning the
conduct of public meetings in like manner as he may now do so concerning
public processions.

KEITH ALLEYNE,
Crown Attorney.
Crown Attorney's Chambers,
Court House,
Kingstown,
17th January, 1955.


1955.




















SAINT VINCENT.

No. of 1965.






BILL FOR

AN ORDINANCE further to amend the Passenger Boats Ordin-
ance, Cap. 201.


Enacted by the Legislature of Saint Vincent.


1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Passenger Boats
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1955, and shall be read as one with
the Passenger Boats Ordinance (hereinafter referred to as the
principal Ordinance) and all amendments thereto.

2. Section 2 of the principal Ordinance as amended by the
Passenger Boats (Amendment) Ordinance, 1929, is hereby
amended as follows:--
(a) by the deletion of the clause therein defining adult
person";
(b) by the deletion of the clause therein defining "Passen-
ger" and the substitution therefore of the following
definition:-
"Passenger" means any person carried in a ship, except-
(a) a person employed or engaged in any capacity
on board the ship on th, -business of the ship,
(b) a person on board the ship either in pursuance
of the obligation laid upon the master to carry
shipwrecked, distressed or dther persons or by
reason of any circumstance that neither the


Short title.

Cap. 201.


Amendment of
section 2 of
principal
Ordinance.
No. 10 of 1929









No. Passenger Boats (Amendment). 1955.


master nor the owner nor the charterer (if any)
could have prevented or forestalled, and
(c) a child under one year of age."
Amendment of 3. Section 7 of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended
section 7 of by the deletion of the word "adult" a.,pearing at the end of the
principal first line of the said section and before the word "persons".
Ordinance

Passed the Legislative Council this day of 1955.


Clerk of Legislative Council.
(S. 4/1952)).


OBJECTS AND REASONS.

The object of this Bill is to replace the definition of "passenger" contained
in section 2 of the Passenger Boats Ordinance (Cap. 201) as amended by a
definition which would include persons of one year of age and over; and to
provide that the certificate fixing the number of persons to be carried by
passenger boats should relate to all persons and not merely to adult persons.
2. The definition follows section 26 (1) (c) of the Merchant Shipping
(Safety Convention) Act, 1949. which oso appears in the Interpretation
Clause of th'e draft British Caribbean Merchant Shipping Bill.-

KEITH ALLEYNE,
Crown Attorney.
Crown Attorney's Chambers,
Court House,
Kingstown,
18th January, 1955.





















SAINT VINCENT..

No. of 1955.


BILL FOR


AN ORDINANCE further to amend the Local
Ordinance, 1951.


Enacted by the Legislature of Saint Vincent.

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Local Governmehnt
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1955, and. shall be read as one with
the Local Government Ordinance, 1951, (hereinafter referred
to as the principal Ordinance) and any amendments thereto.

2. Section 4 of the principal Ordinance is hereby repealed
and replaced as follows:-


"Division of
Colony into
districts.


4. For the purposes of this Ordinance the
Colony with the exclusion of the Town of
Kingstown, may be divided into districts
which shall be subject to the jurisdiction of
local authorities to be called respectively
Area Boards, Town Boards and Village Coun-
cils, invested with the powers thereon con-
ferred by this Ordinance."


3. Section 5 of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended
by th.? deletion of the word "urban" appearing before the word
"districts" in the second line of the said section and in the
marginal reference thereto.


Short title.

No 17 of 1951.


Section 4 of
principal
Ordinance
repealed and
replaced.


Section 5 of
principal
Orci nance
amended.


Government










Local Government (Amendment).


Section 6 of
principal
Ordinance
amended.










Section 7 ci
principal
Ordinance
repealed and
replaced.


4. Section 6 of hie principal Ordinance is hereby amended
as follovus:-


'(a, by deleting the words "an urban or village" appearing
n the second and third dines of subsection (1) of the
..aid .section before the word "district" and by substitu-
ing therefcr t-e word 'a";
1 y rydleting ihe worcs "urban or village" appearing be-
f ,'e the Wor districtt" in the second line of subsection
.2, of the sad section; 'and
1c. by t.eleting t1l. wrds 'urban and village" appearing
in the marginal reference to she section."

5. Section 7 of the principal Yrdinance is hereby repealed
and replaced as follows:-


"Designation
oi Local
Authority.


7. VWhenever an area has been declared
by '.he Governor in Council to be a district
under u-i.e receding section there shall be
established .,; determined by the Governor
in Council. a i:oard or council by the name
as the caste r'. 'y be of the particular area,
town or iil!ag'e, which shall be the local
authority for Lhe Government of the area,
town or village to which it refers."


Section 9 of
principal
Ordinance
repealed and
. replaced.


G. Section i) of the principal Ordinance is hereby repealed
lc.' r.placed as follows:-


"Constitution
and quorum.


9. A local authority constituted under
'his Ordinance shall consist of such number
of members not being more than nine as the
Governor in Council shall determine."


Section 33 of
principal
Ord:mince
amended.



Section 40 of
principal
Ordirance
amended.


7. Section 33 of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended
by :.le''in the words "the local authority for an urban dis-
trict" n hearing in the second and third lines of subsection (1)
of the -.aid sect on and .:ubstituting therefore the words "an
Area BE,,.rd or Tw' n oard"o arnd by deleting the word "urban"
appearing in the mxirp;inal reference to the said section.

8. Section 40) o the principal Ordinance is hereby amended
by subst.;tuti for th,. wo:'ds ""in urban district" appearing in
subparagraph (a) of the said section, the word "a district".


1955.










No. Local Government (Amendment). 1955.

Passed the Legislative Council this day of 1955.


Clerk of Legislative Council.
(D. 2/1949).

OBJECTS AND REASONS.

The object of this Bill is to enable Local Authorities to be set up for districts
of the Colony of Saint Vincent as for Towns and Villages.
2. The Bill seeks to implement a report on Local Government in Bequia
by the Public Relations Officer and the Crown Attorney which repou:- has been
endorsed by the local authority now existing in the island of Bequia.

KEITH ALLEYNE,
Crown Attorney. ,
Crown Attorney's Chambers,
Court House,
Kingstown,












SAINT VINCENT. "

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1955, No. 14.



COTTON PROTECTION (CLOSE SEASON) ORDER.


(Gazetted 5th April, 1955).



1. Short title. This Order may be cited as the Cotton Protection (Close
Season) Order, 1955.

2. Close Season. The period beginning on the 1st day of May, 1955,
and ending on the 15th day of August, 1955, for the Island of Saint Vincent;
the period beginning on the 15th day of April, 1955, and ending on the 31st day
of July, 1955, for the Islands of Bequia and Mustique; and the period beginning
on the 1st day of May, 1955, and ending on the 15th day of July, 1955, for the
St. Vincent Grenadines (except the Islands of B'equia and Mustique) shall be
close seasons within the meaning of the Cotton Protection Ordinance, (Cap. 37).


Made by the Governor in Council under section 3 of the Cotton Protection
Ordinance (Cap. 37) this 1st day of April, 1955.
F. GILBERT THOMAS,
Acting Clerk of Executive Council.
(B. 14/1951).


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1955.

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