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GOVERNMENT


GAZETTE


4~uhIL3hcd tin AuthovH~


S \I T V![.\'l;' ;',' 1''[ESD\Y. 7 AkUjTT1TT. !'.56.


['r 42.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.

No. 334.
RETURN OF GOVERNOR TO GRENADA.
With reference to Government Notice No. 281 o!' 10th July, 1956, His
Excellency Mr. COLVILLE MONTGOMERY !EVERELL. C.TM.O.. C.V.O., O.B.E.,
Governor and Commande,-in-Chief of 'he Wind w' I-h1nls, retntiried to
Grenada from St. Lucia on 3rd A nit. 195Li.
7th August. 1956.
(A. 2/1950 III).
No. 294.
HURRICANE NOTICE.

It is hereby notified for general information that in the event of a hurri-
cane threatening or approaching the Island. the following warnings will be
given: -


KINGSTOWN


RURAL AREAS


CAUTIONARY
(1) A red flag with a black
rectangular centre will be
flown on Police Head-
quarters.

(2) Loud Speaker and Radio
Announcements.
(3) Three saluting guns will
be fired.


(1) A red flag with a black
rectangular centre will be
flown from Police Sta-
tions.
(2) Loud Speaker and Radio
Announcements.


TAKE COVER
(1) Two red flags with black
rectangular centres one
above the other will be
flown on Police Head-
quarters.
(2) Church Bells will ring
for 5 minutes.
(3) Cotton Ginnery whistle
will blow for 5 minutes.
(4) The Siren will blow for 5
minutes.
(1) Two red flags with black
rectangular centres will
be flown from Police Sta-
tions.
(2) Church Bells will ring
for 5 minutes.


17th July, 1956.
(W. 25/1949).






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238 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 7 AUGUST, 1956.-(No. 42.)


No. 335.
OFFICIAL ATTESTOR.

APPOINTMENT.

The Reverend FRANCIS WILLIAM
MASON LAMB as in Official Attestor
for the whole Colony with effect from
7th August, 1956.
7th August, 1956.
(A. 5/1948).

No. 336.
PROBATIONARY APPOINTMENTS.

His Honour the Administrator has
been pleased to approve the appoint-
ment of Mr. GEORGE ROSB to the post
of Farm Manager, Ottley Hall Prison
Farm on six (6) months' Probation with
effect from 1st August, 1956.
7th August, 1956.
(P.F. 833).

No. 337.
His Honour the Ad minristrat oi has be,'n
pleased to approve thie al)pointment on
one (1) year's probation, of the follow-
ing persons, to the post of Assistant
Draughtsman, Lands and Survey De-
partment, Public Works Department
with effect from 1st Au,-ust. 1956:-
Mr. GEORGE WALCOTT
Mr. ERLING' HARRY.
7th August, 1956.
(P.F. 831,832).

No. 338.
VACATION LEAVE.

Sister DOREEN RICHARDS has heen
granted six (6) months' vacation leave
with effect from 1st August, 1956.
7th August, 1956.
(I'.F. 504 )

No. 339.
Mr. GEORGE TUCKiKR, Clerk to \iag-
istrate, Magistrate's Office, has been
granted 6 months' vacation leave with
effect from 1st August, 1956.
7th August, 1956.
(P.F. 531).

No 340.
RESUMPTION.

With reference to Govern ment Notice
No. 55 of 7th February, 1956, Mr. I.
NEBLETT, 2nd Senior Compositr, Gov-
exrnment Printing Office, resumed duty
with effect from 1st August, 1956.
7th August, 1956.
(P.P. 443).


No. 341.
LEGISLATION.

Thli undermentioned Ordinances
which have been assented to by the
Governor's Deputy are published with
this issue of the Gazette:-
No. 26 of 1956.-An Ordinance fur-
ther to amend the Currency
Ordinance, 1950.
(F. 13/1950).

No. 27 of 1956.-An Ordinance fur-
ther to amend the Police Ordin-
ance, 1947.
(J. 33/1945).
7th August, 1956.

No. 342.
The following Document is pub-
lished with this issue of the Gazette :-
S.R. & 0. No. 31.-The Colonial Prison
Service Medal Regulations, 1956.
7th August, 1956.

No. 315.
VACANT POSTS.
WINDWARD ISLANDS BROADCAST.
ING SERVICE.

VACANCY FOR TWO ANNOUNCER/
OPERATORS.

Applice tions are invited from suitably
qualified candidates for two appoint-
ments to the post of Announcer/Operator
in the Windward Islands Broadcasting
Service, St. George's, Grenada, particu-
lars of which are as follows:-
2. The salary of the post is $1,680 per
annum, with annual increments of $48
to $1,920 per annum.
3. The appointment is non-pension-
able, and will be on probation for six
months. Subject to satisfactory com-
pletion of the probationary period,
appointment will be on contract for two
years in the first instance. The officer
will be subject to the Colonial Regula-
tions and local General Orders for the
time being in force, in so far as they are
applicable.
4. The selected officers will be re-
quired to carry out Announcers' duties
and control the programme outputs from
the studios. A suitable microphone
voice and ability to think quickly and
deal effectively with an emergency are
essential qualifications. Theofficerswill
also be expected to develop some apti-
tude for programme compilation under
the supervision of the Programme
Director and his Assitants.
5. Free passages will be provided for
the selected officers on appointment,
including wife and children, not exceed-














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ing five persons inl all) anl oil sa:iis- S. App;licatioii.s shouldd be addressed
factory termination of the contract. to tie Chie f S(cretary, Windward
6. Vacation leave on full salary will Isla;rds, Gove:'nmeet House, Grenada,
be granted at the rate of one week for and be posted so that thev reach him
each completed period of three months not later than the 10th August, 1956.
resident service, such leave to be taken 24th July, 1956.
on th- satisfactory completion of the
period of engagement. No. 343.
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to the Chief S-cretary, Windward Is-
lands, Grenada, B.W.I., and be posted
so that they reach him not later than
the 10th Auqust, 1956.
24th July, 1956.

No. 316.
WINDWARD ISLANDS BROAD-
CASTING SERVICE.

Applications are invited from suit-
ably qualified candidates for three
appointments to the post of Program-
me Asssitant in the Windward Islands
Broadcasting Servic e, St. George's,
Grenada, particulars of which are as
follows :-
2. The salary of the post is at the
rate of $2,880 per annum.
3. The appointment is non-pension-
able, and will be on probation for six
months. Subject to satisfactory com-
pletion of the probationary period.
appointment will be on contract for two
years in the first instance. The Officer
will be subject to the Colonial Regunht-
tions and local General Orders for the
time being in force, in so far a;s they are
applicable.
4. Essential qualifications include
some experience of newspaper work,
an interest in current affairs and a
knowledge of the Windward Islands,
and an ability to produce and record
programmes of a varied nature.
5. A Programme Assistant will lie
stationed in each of the three islands of
St. Vincent, St. Lucia and Dominica.
He will be required to work under the
direction of the Programme Director
anil supply the main station in Grenada
with news and recordings of talks, dis-
cussions, music, etc. He will act as
representative of the Windward Islands
Broadcasting Service. The successful
candidates will be required to undergo
a period of training with the main
station in Grenada.
6. Free passages will be provided
for the selected officers on appointment,
(including wife and children not exceed-
ing five persons in all), and on satisfac-
tory termination of the contract.
7. Vacation leave on full salary will
be granted at the rate of one week for
each completed period of three months
resident service ; such leave to be taken
on the satisfactory completion of the
period of contract.


VACANCY FOR HOUSEKEEPER IN THE
COLONIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL
DEPARTMENT ST. VINCENT.

Applications are in vited from suitably
qualified persons for appoitnineni to the
post of Honsekeeper. Clonial Hospital,
St. Vinl-c" t.
2. The post is non-pensionable. and
carries a S;!lai y at the rate of $1200 per
annum.
3. The person appointed will be under
the general direction and supervision of
the Matron and under the control of the
Medical Superintendent. and will be
subject to the Colonial Regulationrs, the
General Orders, the Financial and Store
Rules of the Wint'ward Islands, and to
the various Ordinances and nSubsidiary
Legislation in force in the Colony.
4. The duties of the post will in-
clude :-
(a) Responsibility for the proper
running of all kitchens and pan-
tries and such other parts of the
Hospital as may be assigned to
her.
(b) The preparation of daily menus
for the Hospital, including the
Staff Dining Hall, in collabora-
tion with the Matron and Sisters
in charge '.f the wards.
(c) Have immediate charge of and
he personally responsible for all
food supplies and fuel issued to
her.
(d) The preparation and submission
of all diet slips to the Steward
for issne of supplies and chbck.
(e) Supervision of the actual prepa-
ration and'serving of all meals
with pairticrlar attention to the
preparation of special diets.
(f) Such other duties, not inconsis-
tent with tlie above, as the Medi-
cal Superintendent may lir ct.
5. Applications should be n adires's d
to the Senior Medical Officer to i etch
his office not later than the 20th August,
1956.
7th August, 1956.

No. 344.
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
BRITISH GUIANA.

Three vacancies exist for Assislant
Agricultural Superiut(ntdenis pensicn-















240 SAINT VINCENF, TUESDAY. 7 AUGUSP, 1956.-(No. 42.)


able, on the' salary scale $3048 x $120-
5;3408 x $144--:;840 p-r a:,num ; initial
salary c ,:na 'nunrte with appointees'
profe.--ion il qu:ilitialtioi:s and post-
qualitication exiwrieic'e. Apptm'nil ntIL
is sIbjt-ect to medical fitness ;nd to "s
prob it'oni :'yv periiod o Duties: Thi .-' colner'n pirininrily the
Extension Service of the D-partinun:.
Olficers will brI required to ii\, in ruir.i
districts aindi will he rsponsib!le to ain
Agricultural Sulnii'Mnenidelit or duly
authoris-d senior ,ilicere f,"r D),-art-
inient;il services: to firiners. Tlhbe ser-
vie s included suiiervision of demonstra-
tion st,;i.ins nl nurseries : execution
if progri:iinmi's for improvil!:.: thie offici-
ency o:' !':;wmi ; -neir:il :igriculinural
development including sei\ice on He-
gional Developiniit Committees; inves-
tigation and supervision, of ligriicult iral
loans and granis ; administration of
A,.ricultu ail Legiui ( ii ; promotion
an.I co-ordination at district level of
speci list services of thie Department
e.g. Agricultural Edic;ition in primary
schools, Riral Youtih Clubs. Artificial
In'eminatio-' Service, Agricultural Eco-
nomnic Surveys. etc., and such other
duties as may from time to time be
assigned.
Quas lifiatioOs: A de-rele or diploma
in Agricilture from a recognised insti-
tution involving at least three years of
approved study. or long and meritorious
service in a comparable capacity in an
vrienultural D.Ipar minent. Prpfe'ence
will b- iv'n to c:in lidiies possessing
both the stated qta'ification and suit-
al ilo (xperienco.
Gnprepril: Loave and Leave Pass:iges
are granted i n accordance with the l,oavo,
"(applicable and I *ave Passages Regula-
to candidates tionso. On appointment.
only) passages will I.- paid for

the officer, wife and children (under 18
years and unmarried) not exceeding five
passages in all. A candidate who is not
in the Public Service and who is over
40 years of age will normally be ap-
pointed on contract. In this event, a
gratuity of 22j% of salary will be pay-
able in respect of each completed period
of there, months' satisfatory service.
applicable to (A piss;iage back to th-
candidates ,ilnce of r cri it.li'int will
from Oversa ,i.rvi i,,o l on ti' sltis-
only).
factory terminiiation of the period of
contract).
Quarters are 11o. provided but, where
available, rental ;it the rate of 10% of
salu-y is payable in r-sp-ct It unfur-
nisliod quarters.
2. -VKiilic tiois should i)e addressed
to til Se'-rarny, Public S vicee Coin-
mis;ion. Genoira Pos: O Ic- Building.


liiish (uiiin. for delivery not later
i.ha t lie. 25tii ( .- u/flust, 1956. Appli-
1c:,: i s ., e(,i'td after this date will not
bp considered. Applicants in the Public
Syvr\ice siouildi submit their applica-
tionsc through the normal official ebhan-
nels. Any funlrtr p:irticulars which
m:iy I,, required n;my be obtained on
application to tle Chief Establishment
Oili, r, Public Buildings. Gborgi town,
British Guiana.
7th August. 1956.

No. 345.
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT.

Vacancies exist for two Education
Officers on the scale $3,696 x $144-$4,560
per annum, and fourAssistant Education
Officers on ihe scale (3,048 x $120-
13.408x $144-$3,840 per ainnum. It is
proposed toappoini women (Unmairriedi)
to one of the vacancies for Education
Officers and to two for Assistant Eouca-
tion Officers. Appointments are pe1n-
siinihbi, aind are sLbject to medical fit-
ness anli to a probationary period of
twelve months. Consideration is now
b[ing given to regrading upwards the
salary scales of the posts.
2. Duties. Assisting in the promotion
and execution of educational policy
including advisory and administi active
work thereon and in the case of women
officers particularly, sponsoring ;ind
supervising activities suitable e for
women, girls and younger childri n, and
giving professional advice and guidance
to teachers, including organiising and
conducting "in service" training prc-
gratlnmes.
Officers are field staff and liable to
posting to any of the three counthis of
the Colony: male officers will each he
in charge of an :,rpa. They should be
sufficiently will iiuaifi(d and 'XlI', i-
enced to advise on educational matters
at all levels, including the training of
teachers, and should be of a high in-
tellectual and prof' ssional standard.
3. Qualifica ions: Candidatesforthe
post of Education Officer should assesss
a University diegree or should ihve
undertaken advanced studies of! qual
status, with suitable teaching :tid/or
administrative experience In r,.spect
of the post of Education Officer (Wo-
man), special credit will be given for
qualificaions in Homr' Economics, Child
D,,velopnoint or Infant Training. For
the p,,sts of Assistant Education Officers,
or'efrenc', will e given to applicants
who bavy. had (for the male candidates)
advanced academic or professional
courses at Iinstitiutions of high vlearn-
inz. or (for the female candidates) who
have taken advanced courses at Univers-














SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 7 AUGUST, 1956.-(No. 42). 24]


ity level in Home Economics, Child
D)ev'-ipmncut or Infant Tr ..iing. The
aitin y to e-tablisii ,nd inin ui ,i] good
htinam: relations is ,s.ential.
4. A1/e Ifange: 2: to 41) years, but
the u)per age limit does not apply to
tea l,'r.- or to perso :.is ho already hold
p. nsionible posts in the Publ!c Service.
Ot'cte.r pers,>ns over 40 years and up to
45 years may apply, bat if succe-sful,
ap)po 'ntinent would be on contract for
three years in tlie fir.rt intance.-'
In such a ca-, i-tratuity of )22',% of
the salary woul.i bI payable in re.- p et
of each coimpl)-.t d period ot 3 minehils
satisfactory srrvlcc.
5. General: L ;\ve is granted in
accordance with thl regulations.
A.* On appointmlent.passageswill be
paid for the officer, wife and children
(nmder 18 years and unmarried) not
exceeding live persons, from the place
of recrniiment, and if recruited oin coin-
tract, return passatzes to the place of
recrunitmenlt on the sati-facto.ry termina-
tion of the contract.
6. Applic.tious should be addressed
to the Secretary. Public Servic" Com-
mission, Geller;al Po- t Oflice B13illing,
Georteto'wv, British Cuian:l for delivery
not lI'r", '.in Lrt 2.?//h h of A ugust, 1956.
Ap'.)liation- recrivd alter this date
will not. e emusioi.red. Applicants in
Public Service should submit their
applications throw ughi the normal official
channels.
5A. is applicahbe only to candidates recruit-
ed from the West Indies.
7th August, 1956.
(A. 15/1950).

No. 346.
VACANCY IN POST OF ASSISTANT
TEACHER AT THE VALLEY SECONDARY
SCHOOL, ANGUILLA, IN THE COLONY OF
ST. KITTS-NEVIS-ANGUILLA.

Applications are invited from suitably
qualified males or fernales for a vacant
post of Assistant Teacher at the Valley
Secondary School, Anguilla, in the
Colony of St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla. The
school is a Government Institution.
2. Applicants possessing a degree of
a University within the British Com-
monwealth are preferred. The salary
scales of teachers in this category are:-
(i) $2.750-40 x $ 129.60 -$2880 x
$ 144-$ 3,456 x $ 144-4,032 per
annum for males.
(ii) $2,750.40 x $129.60 $2,880 x
$144 $3,456 per annum for
females.


Consideration will also be given to
applicants without degree qualifications
but they should hold a Higher School
Certilicaite or Inter Arts qualificatiolii
or the equivalent, with touching exper-
ience. The scales of teachers in this
category are:-
(i) $1,627.20 x $72 $1,699.20 x
$86.40 $1,958.4C x $100.80 -
$2,160 x $100.80 $2.260.80 x
$11 5.() c,2,491 .20 x H129.60-
12.t20.80 per ii niin for males.
(ii) $1,627.20 x $72-$1,61.9.20 x
886.4() $1,958.44 x 100,80-
162,1t0 per annumi for females.
3. lThe appointinent will be made at
a peint in o!; of above salary scales
conimefsurate twithl the applicant's
qualificaticns and experience.
4. The successful applicant will be
required to eign a contract to serve in
the Colony of St. Kitts-Nevit-Aignuilla
for a period not lehs lian 3 ytars foi .m
the date of arrival in the Colony, ind
will have the option of being perman-
ently employed at the expiration of that
period if his or her services are consid-
ered to be satisfactory.
5. A free passage to the Colony will
be provided for the successful applicant.
If the successful applicant is a married
man, free passages will be provided for
his wife and not more than three chil-
dren under the age of eighteen years
who are unmarried and are dependent
upon him, provided they accompany
him in the Colony within twelve
months of his appointment. A free
passage or passages back to the place of
recruitmentt will be provided on the
expiration of the 3 year contract, if
desired.
6. Applications stating full name,
date and place of birth, educational
qualifications, teaching experience, the
subject which the applicant is qualified
to teach, interest in games and other
Extra-Mural activities, together with a
recent photograph aind two recent testi-
moq.ials, should be submitted to the
Colo'nil Secretary in the Colony in
which the applicant resides not later
than the 15th August, 1956, for onward
transmission to the Government of the
Colony of St. Kit'ts-Nevis-Anguilla.


3By Command,


0. E. LEIGERTWOOD,
Acting Government Secretary.

GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
7th August, 1956.














SAINT VINCE0NT, TUESDAY, 7 AUGUST, 1956.-(No. 42).


DEPARTMENTAL AND OTHER NOTICES.

NOTICE.

In accordance with Section 110 (4) of the Public Utility Undertakings ar.d
Public Health Services Arbitration Oidinuiace, 1952, bhereby refer the dispute
concerning wages and conditions of employ, nent bete(( n the mana njt n.ti[i
employees of the St. Vincent Hydro-Electric Services to a Tribunal composed
as follows :-
Dr. W. L. WEBB, Chairman, )
Mr. V. D. ARCHER, \ Appointed by the Governor.
Mr. Eb. DUNCAN, O.B.E. )
Mr. J. SHILLINGFORD Selected to represent the employers.
Mr. G. THOMAS Selected to represent the workers.
Secretary Mr. J. 13. Cox.
The Tribunal will meet at the Office of the Labour Commissioner at a time
to be decided by the Chairman and notified to managemn nt and employees.
A. F. GILES,
Adm minsb'ratr.
7rh August, 1956.


ST. VINCENT CIVIL SERVICE
ASSOCIATION.

SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING.

Members of the St. Vincent Civil
Service Association are hereby invited
to attend a Special General Meeting of
the Association to take place at the
Court House on Tuesday, 21st August,
1956, at 8.00 p.m.
AGENDA.
1. Reading and confirmation of min-
utes of General Meeting held on
27.3.56.
2. Matters arising out of the minutes.
3. Appointment of President and
a Representative on Executive
Council of Federation of BBritish
Civil Service Associations.
4. Housing Loan and Kirkness Com-
mission of Enquiry.
5. Other Business.
C. W. ITON,
Honorary Secretary.
7th August, 1956.

CONTROL NOTICE.

RETURN OF STOCKS.

With reference to the Prices Control
Order, S.R. & 0. No. 25, 1947, all traders
are hereby notified ihit until further
notice, the return of stocks usually sub-
mitted monthly to the Controller of
Supplies by 12 noon on the 2nd day of
each month, niust now be submitted bi-
monthly, namely, by 12 noon on the
2nd and on the 17th day of each month.
the return to contain stocks of the
articles in Part B of the First Schedule
held by them on the 1st and 15th day
of each month respectively.


This measure is being taken as an
emergency during the hurricane Season.
Dated this 27th day of July, 1956.
B. HADLEY.
for Controller of Supplies.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

Sale of Plants-Camden Park Experiment
Station.

Orange, Grapefiuit and Mango plants
are available for s-ale at Cmciaen Paik
Experiment Stati-on at a price of 60
cents per plant.
2. Orders should be made direct to
Cannien Park Experiment Station but
if desired plants can beldeflvered to the
Office of the Department of Agriculture,
Kingstown, free of extra charge.
3. Payment for plants must be made
prior to delivery.
J. M. CAVE,
Superintendent of Agriculture.
24th July, 1956.


SAINT VINCENT CO-OPERATIVE
ARROWROOT ASSOCIATION.

NOTICE is hereby given t"hata General
Meeting of the Saint Vincent Co-opera-
tive Arrowroot Association will be held
at the Memorial Hall, Richmond Hill,
at 10,00 a.m. on Friday, 31st August,
1956 for the purpose of electing fifteen
Delegates who will in turn elect six
Members to serve on the Arrowroot
Board for the Arrowroot Year com-
mencing 1st October, next.
C. V. BABER ISAACS,


21st July, 1956.


Secretary.


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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1956, No. 31.

THE COLONIAL PRISON SERVICE MEDAL
REGULATIONS.

(Gazetted 7th August, 1956.)

1. Short title. These Regulations may be, cited as the Colonial Pris6n
Service Medal Regulations, 1956.

2. Description. For the purpose of these Regulations, the expressions
"The Colonial Prison Service Medal" and "the Medal" shall, mean the award
described in Clause 2 of the Royal Warrant dated the 28th October, 1955.

3. Service required. The Colonial Prison Service Medjal will be granted
as a reward for 'long service and good conduct to all staff in the Prison Service
of the Colony of Saint Vincent, below the rank of Assistant Superintendent or
a comparable rank, who on or after the 28th October, 1955, shall have completed
eighteen years' continuous service as herein after defined.
A Clasp will also be granted to a recipient of the Medal on his completing
twenty-five years' qualifying service, and a further Clasp on completing thirty
years' qualifying service. For each Clasp so awarded a small silver rose may
be added to the ribbon when wern alone.

4. Continuity of service. Qualifying service in the Prison Service of
ether Colonies or Territories under Her Majesty's Protection or Administration
may be allowed to reckon towards the required period of qualifying service, if
the total period of such service amounts to not less than eighteen years: Provided,
however, that where service has been rendered in more than one such territory
as aforesaid an interval not exceeding twelve months between any two periods
of service shall not be regarded as breaking the continuity of such service; pro-
vided also that a break in service not exceeding six calendar months in, any one
such territory shall not be regarded as breaking the continuity of such service.

5. Exemplary character. For the purpose of these Regulations ser-
vice shall only be reckoned as qualifying service if it is certified that the character
and conduct of the person recommended for the grant of the Medal or Clasp
has been exemplary.
"Exemplary character" for the purposes of this section shall be deemed
to be borne by an Officer who has throughout his period of service, exhibited
y( sound moral principles and performed his duties efficiently.












6. Recommending authority. Recommendations for the award of
the Medal or Clasp shall be submitted by the Superintendent of Prisons to the
Governor. The Medal will be awarded on the authority of the Governor and
a notification of such award shall be published in the Gazette.

7. Forfeiture and restoration.. I
(a) A recipient of the Medal or ,Clasp who is convicted of a criminal offence
or is dismissed or removed from the Prison Service for misconduct shall
forfeit the Medal and Clasp unless the Governor shall otherwise direct.
(b) A Medal or Clasp so forfeited may be restored to the recipient by the
Governor at his discretion.
(c) A notice of forfeiture or restoration shall in every case be published
in the Gazette.

8. Loss of medal. The loss of a Medal shall be reported by the recipient
to the Superintendent of Prisons as soon as possible after the loss has been
discovered, and a lost Medal may be replaced by the Governor at the recipient's
expense, unless it is decided to relieve him of this liability.



Made by the' Governor under a Royal Warrant dated the 28th day of October,
1955, this thirtieth day of July, 1956.

A. F. GILES,
Administrator.


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER, AT THIE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
[Price 8 cents.]
1956.




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