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VOL. 88.] SAINT VINCENT, FRIDAY, 15 APRIL, 1955. [No. 22.
APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR, ST. VINCENT.
The Secretary of State for the Colonic.; ha:j selected Mr. ALEXANDER
FALCO'NER GILES, M.B.E., District Officer Tanganyika T::-ritory for Appoint-
ment to the Post of Administrator, St. Vincent.
Mr. Giles was born in Dumfries, Scotlardc in September 1915 and was edu-
cated at Edinburgh Academy, Edinburgh U.iivcrsity and Balliol College, Oxford.
He obtained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel during his war service from 1940-
1946. In December, 1946 he was appointed to the Colonial Administrative
Service Tanganyika Territory, and in January, 1849 to his present post.
Mr. Giles who is married and has 3 children will be proceeding to the United
Kingdom on leave in May and is expected to arrive in St. Vincent in July next.
15th April, 1955.
ENQUIRY INTO SUGAR INDUSTRY, ST. VINCENT.
The following Commission appointing Dr. A. L. JOLLY, M.A., M.Sc., Ph.D.,
Mr. W. H. HAGLEY and Mr. G. S. DABREO to be the Commissioners to enquire
into and Report upon all facts relating to the Sugar Industry in St. Vincent
is published for general information:-
By His Excellency WALLACE MACMILLAN Acting Governor and Commander-
in-Chief in and over the Windward islands comprising the Islands of
Grenada, Saint Vincent, Saint Lucia and Dominica and their Dependen-
114 SAINT VINCENT, FRIDAY, 15 APRIL, 1955.-(No. 22).
To: Dr. ARTHUR LEONARD JOLLY,
WILLIAM HURFORD HAGLEY, Esquire, and
GORDON SINCLAIR DABREO, Esquire.
WHEREAS it is provided by Section 2 of the Commisions of Enquiry Ordin-
ance, Chapter 160 of the Revised Laws of Saint Vincent that whenever the
Governor shall deem it advisable it shall be lawful for him to issue a Commission
appointing one or more Commissioners to enquire into any matter in which
an enquiry would in the opinion of the CGovernor be for the public welfare:
AND WHEREAS in the opinion of the Governor it would be for the public
welfare to enquire into and report upon-
(a) the general working of the Mt. Bentinck factory with .special refer-
ence to processing efficiency;
(b) the basis of the annual calculation by the Mt. Bentinck Estates
Limited of the price to be paid to peasants per ton of cane;
(c) the adequacy of existing machinery for the fixing of wages and con-
ditions of work in the sugar industry:
AND WHEREAS it is expedient that for the abovementioned purposes a Com-
mission should be issued under the provision of the Commissions of Enquiry
Ordinance (Chapter 160):
Now KNOW YE THAT I WALLACE MACMILLAN, Acting Governor and Com-
mander-in-Chief in and over the Windward Islands as aforesaid, reposing full
confidence in your zeal, discretion and ability, do appoint you the said
ARTHUR LEONARD JOLLY, WILLIAM HURFORD HAGLEY and GORDON
SINCLAIR DABREO to be the Commissioners under the said Ordinance to make
diligent enquiries into and report upon all facts relating to the matters set
AND I DIRECT THAT you the said ARTHUR LEONARD JOLLY shall be Chair-
man of the Commission.
AND I FURTHER DIRECT that you the said Commissioners in your report make
recommendations for the improvement or remedying of such situations in regard
to the subjects of the enquiry as in your opinion are in need of improvement.
AND I FURTHER DIRECT that the said enquiry shall be made on such days
and at such places as you the Commissioners shall deem proper and necessary
and that you shall make such report and recommendations in the premises
as may to you seem fit with all convenient speed.
AND I FURTHER DIRECT that ths- first meeting of the Commission be held in
public and the other meetings in public or in private as you the Commissioners
in your discretion shall think fit.
AND I Do HEREBY APPOINT JULIAN BYRON COX to be the Secretary of the
Commission to attend the meetings and generally to perform such duties as
Secretary as are prescribed by law.
AND I CHARGE AND COMMAND all officers and all others Her Majesty's loyal
subjects in the Colony that in their several places and according to their several
powers and abilities they may be aiding and assisting you in the execution of
this your Commission.
GIVEN under my hand and the Public Seal, of the, Colony of Saint Vincent
at Government House in the said Colony, this 15th day of April one
[ L. S. ] thousand nine hundred and fifty-five in the fourth year of the reign
of Her Majesty QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND.
0. R. KELSICK,
15th April, 1955.
A. L. SAMUEL,
Acting Government Secretary.
15th April, 1955.
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