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Place of Publication: Kingstown, St. Vincent
Kingstown St. Vincent
Publication Date: November 19, 1957
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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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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 47: The Bequia District (Division into Wards) Order, 1957
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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 48: The Bequia District (Election of Members) By-laws, 1957
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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 49: The Colonial Hospital Rules, 1957
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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERN MENT


SLGAZETTE


S9IN I' Tth NOMBE 1 [N. 0.


VoL,. 911.] SA.INT VIN '.:N I'. TiESD.Y. 19 NO VIMBEI. 1957. [N11. 60.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.


No. 537.


PROMOTION.


the rate of $7,200 per annum; but if
desired, the appointment may be on
contract for three years in the first in-
stance. Private and Consulting Prae-
tice are not allowed.


His Honour the Administrator lhs Contract appointment would carry
been pleased to approve the pror.otion gratuity calculated at the rate of 221/2%
of Mr. E. FRANCIS. Agricultural In- of salary for each completed period of
structor, Agricultural Department, as a three months' satisfactory resident ser-
Senior Agricultural Instructor with vice payable either at six-monthly in-
effect from 1st May, 1957. tervals, during resident service, or in
19th November, 1957. a single lump sum on the termination
of the contract. In the latter event
(P.F. 553.) only would leave earn gratuity.
3. Duties: To assist the Director of
No. 538. Medical Services and the Medical Ad-
RESUMPTION. ministration of the Colony in all mat-
ters pertaining to the administration of
With reference to Gazette Notice the Department, subject to the direc-
No. 207 of 7th May, 1957, Miss GRACE tions and instructions of the Director of
DAISLEY, Junior Clerk, General Post Medical Services.
Office, resumed duties with effect from
7th November, 1957. 4. Qualifications: (i) Degrees or
19th November, 1957. Diploma in Medicine and Surgery
19th November, 1957. registrable in the United Kingdom; and
(P.F. 582.) ) e te a


No. 539.
VACANT POST.
SENIOR MEDICAL OFFICER, MEDICAL
DEPARTMENT, BRITISH GUIANA.
Applications are invited from suit-
ably qualified persons for appointment
as Senior Medical Officer, Medical De-
partment, British Guiana.
2. Appointment and Salary: The
post is pensionable with fixed salary at


(ii) at least three years experience
as a Medical Practitioner.
5. Age: For a pensionable ap-
pointment, candidates should not be
over 40 years of age on the 30th Novem-
ber, 1957. This qualification does not
apply to officers already holding pen-
sionable posts in Public Service.
6. Medical Fitness: The successful
candidate, if not already holding a pen-
sionable post in the Public Service will
be required to pass a medical examina-
tion for admission thereto.


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43: S.INXT VI [NJ'I'NT, TUESDAY. 1li NOVEMBER. J1957.-(No. 60)


7. Passages on First Appoi;intnt: ipointment will be subject to satisfac-
Free sea passages to i'ie Colo)ny v-:il t),, lory work an'.d conduct during a pro-
provided for the offi-er niid, il' imlrrie(d. balionary period of two years.
his wife and children (ii' any) not ex- 11. Applications staying name in
ceeding four persons beside s himself, l']l, dIle and year of birth, qualifica-
children to be uniid,- 1>> years, nmniar- h io;is and experience, and accom-
ried, and depen1dcln uton the offi(cr. pianied by at ast two recent testimo-
This is applicable only to candidates ijals should be addressed to the Chief
outside British Guiana. Establishment Officer, Public Build-
8. Learv and Leave Passar(s .: Will ings, G(ieorgetowvn, to reach him not later
be granted in accordance with General I han 30oh November, 1957. Local can-
Orders and existing Regulalions aDpli-i dats anlrea ly in the Public Service
Scale should su)mit their application to the
e!Heads of their Departments not later
9. Quarlrrs: Quarters are not pro- t hai; tlie 25th November, 1957, for
vided. transina-sion to the Chief Establish-
10. Gcvcral Iniforimalioi : Appoint- ineit Of'ieer by 30th November, 1957.
ment will be subject to the Colonial Applieations received after these dates
Regulations, General Orders and other will not be considered. Testimonials
local regulations, in force from time to are not required of applicants already
time. Unless the candidate appointed in the Public Service, who however,
already holds a post on the permanent must suWmit their applications through
and pensionable establishmnet of the the normal official channels.
Public Service, ..i ... ion in the ap- 1int November, 1957.


No. 536.
TENDERS FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF MAILS TO THE ST. VINCENT
GR ENADINES AND CARRIACOU.

Tenders will be received at the Treasury, Kingstownu. for the conveyance of
mails, parcels, passengers and cargo, by motor vessel between St. Vincent and
St. Vincent Grenadines with a projected trip to Carriacou as contained in the
Schedule shown hereunder:-

SCHEDULE.
FIRST THIRD AND FIFTH weeks of each month-


MONDAYS.
Kingstown to Carriacou.
Leave Kingstown ...... 8.00 a.m.
Arrive Bequia ...... 9.30 a.m.
Arrive Canouan ..... 1.00 p.m.
Arrive Mayreau ...... 2.00 p.m.
Arrive Union Island 3.30 p.m.
Arrive Carriacou ...... 5.30 p.m.


TUESDAYS.
Carriacou to Kingstown.
Leave Carriacou 7.30 a.m.
Arrive Union Island 8.30 a.m.
Arrive Mayreau ...... 10.00 a.m.
Arrive Canouan ...... 11.15 a.m.
Arrive Bequia ...... 2.30 a.m.
Arrive Kingstown ...... 4.00 p.m.


FIRST WEDNESDAYS ONLY
Leave Kingstown at 8.00 a.m. with Government Officials engaged on Govern-
ment business, arrive Bequia 9.00 a.m. and return same day.


THURSDAYS.
Kingstown to Union Island.
Leave Kingstown ..... 8.00 a.m.
Arrive Bequia ...... 9.30 a.m.
Arrive Canouan ...... 1.00 p.m.
Arrive Mayreau ...... 2.00 p.m.
Arrive Union Island 3.30 p.m.


FRIDAYS.
Union Island to Kingstown.
Leave Union Island 8.00
Arrive Mayreau ...... 8.30
Arrive Canouan ...... 10.00
Arrive Bequia ...... 1.00
Arrive Kingstown ...... 3.00


SECOND and FOURTH Weeks of each Month-


MONDAYS.
Kingstown to Union Island.


Leave Kingstown
Arrive Bequia
Arrive Canouan
Arrive Mayreau
Arrive Union Island


8.00 a.m.
9.30 a.m.
1.00 p.m.
2.00 p.m.
3.30 p.m.


TUESDAYS.
Union Island to Kingstown.
Leave Union Island 8.00 a.m.
Arrive Mayrean ...... 8.30 a.m.
Arrive Canouan ...... 10.00 a.m.
Arrive Bequia ...... 1.00 p.m.
Arrive Kingstown ...... 300 p.m.















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY,. 19 NOVEiIl-ER, 1957.-(N. (()


WEDNESDAYS.
Kingstown to Union Island.
Leave Kingstown ...... 7.00 a.m.
Arrive Bequia ...... 8.00 a.m.
Arrive Canouan ...... 11.30 a.m.
Arrive Mayreau ...... 12.30 p.m.
Arrive Union Island 1.30 p.m.


SATURDAYS.
Union Island to Kingstown.
Leave Union Island 8.00 a.m.
Arrive Mayreau ...... 10.30 a.m.
Arrive Canouan ...... Noon
Arrive Bequia ...... 3.30 p.m.
Arrive Kingstown ...... 5.00 p.m.


2. The contract will be for a period of twelve (12) months from 1st January,
1958. The several trips must be dbne in daylight with a reasonable stay at each
Island of the Grenadines.
3. Tenders which should be sealed, must state the amount of the subsidy
required, be addressed to the Financial Secretary, The Treasury, Kingstown and
distinctly marked "Tenders for Conveyance of Mails, Passengers and Cargo-(St.
Vincent-Grenadines)."
4. Tenders will close at 3.00 p.m. on Friday the 6th day of December, 1957.
5. Government does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any Tender.
12th November, 1957.
(Q. 17/1949 II.)

No. 540. S.R. & 0. No. 49.-The Colonial Hos-
LEGISLATION. pital Rules, 1957.
(J. 9/1943.)

The Right Honourable the Secretary By Command,
of State for the Colonies has notified
that IHer Maljesy the OTTEEN will not G. LISLE FRASER.
be advised to exercise her Power of, Acting Gccwrniment Secretary.
disallowance in respect of the following!
Ordinances of this Government:- (inOVERN-MENT OrFICE


No. 2 of 1957.-An Ordinance to
impose a Trade Duty on Alcoholic
Liquors.
(J. 15/1948.)


191b November, 1957.


I ',II!"\IE TA AINr)
.OTTTFI NOTICES;


No. 4 of 1957.-Ai Ordinance to PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT NOTICE.
amend the Licences Ordinance,
1940.
(F. 45/1949.) VACANT POST.


No, 19 of 1957.-An Ordinance fur-
ther o0 amend the Police Ordin-
ance, 1947.
(J. 33/1945.)

No. 20 of 1957.-An Ordinance to
repea] and replace the Public
Assistance Ordinane, 1950.
(J. 21/195o.)
19th November, 1957.



No. 541.
The following Doenments are pub-
lished for general information:-

S.R. & 0. No. 47.-The Bequia Dis-
trict (Division into Wards) Order,
1957.

S.R. & o. No. 48.-The Bequia Dis-
trict (Election of Members) By-
Laws, 1957.


Applications are invited for the
vacant post of Junior Road Overseer,
Public Works Department, St. Vincent.
The post is pensionable and carries
a salary ii the s-ale ($1,104 x $72-
$1,392) per annum. plains a pensionable
pay addition of 201X Motor Cycle
transport allowance is also paid.
The appointment will be on one
year's probation in the first instance,
and preference will be given to candi-
dates under 30 years of age possessing
the Cambridge School Certificate or its
e. uivalent.
Persons intending to apply should
bring a written application along with
testimonials to the office of the Superin-
tendent of Works, on Friday morning
29th November, 1957.

R. G. SMITH,
Superivtcndent of Works.

Public Works Department,
18th November, 1957.














436 S INT VIXNC'ENT, TUESDAY, 19 NOVi.VIhE, I." .-(No. ;()0).


PUBLIC LIBRARY NOTICE,

The Reading Room of the Kingstown
Public Library will be elosod to the
Public on Monday, 2nd December, 1957.

THELMA M. COX,
Librarian.
19th November, 1957.


CUSTOMS NOTICE.

It is hereby notified for general
information under the provisions of
Sections 22 and 24, Cap. 183, that a
portion of the storerooms of John H.
Hazell, Sons & Co. Ltd., measuring
13' 10" x 12' 8" x 10' at the Ideal Build-
ings, has been appointed a private
warehouse.
JAMES H. D. COX,
Collector of Customs
and Excise.
H.M. Customs,
St. Vincent.
11th November, 1957.
(A. 24/1951 VI.)


SUPREME COURT NOTICE.

Notice is hereby given that Sitting
of the Supreme Court of the Wind-
ward Islands and Leeward Islands in
its CRIMINAL, CIVIL and APPEL-
LATE JURISDICTIONS will be held
at the Court House in Kingstown on
WEDNESDAY the 27th day of Novem-
ber, 1957, at 10.00 o'clock in the fore-
noon.
All parties concerned, also such
persons as are bound over by recog-
nizance to prosecute or give evidence,
or summoned as Jurors or witnesses
are commanded to give their personal
attendance.
D. ELSON WEEKS,
Acting Registrar
Supreme Court.
Registrar's Office,
Kingstown,
14th November, 1957.


ELECTION NOTICES.

BEQUIA DISTRICT COUNCIL.

Notice is hereby given that in accord-
ance with the Bequia District Council
(Election of Members) By-Laws, the four
Presiding Officers will be in attendance
at the respective Polling Stations in the
four Wards of the Island of Bequia on
Monday, 25th November, 1957 from


10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. to receive nomina-
tions for the election of four members to
serve on the Bequia District Council for
the term commencing 1st January, 1958
and ending 31st December, 1959.
2. The retiring members are eligible
for re-election.
3. Should a poll be required it will be
taken at the four Polling Stations in the
Wards on Monday 2nd December, 1957
from 9.00 a.m. to 12 noon, and from
1.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
4. The Roll of Electors used in the
1957 General Election shall be regarded
as the Register of voters for the purpose
of this election.
S. SIMMONS,
Returning Officer.
9th November, 1957.


THE KINGSTOWN TOWN BOARD.

Notice is hereby given that in accord-
ance with Sections 3 and 6 (4) of the
Kingstown Town Board (Election of
Members) By-Laws, the Warden of
Kingstown will be in attendance at
the Court House, Kingstown, on Mon-
day 25th November, 1957 from 10.00 a.m.
to 2.00 p.m. to receive nominations for
the election of eight (8) Members to
serve on the Kingstown Town Board for
the term commencing 1st January, 1958,
and ending 31st December, 1959.
2. The retiring Members Messrs. R. M.
CATO, F. J DARE, H. A. DAVIS, R. N.
EUSTACE, R. G. JOHN, W. H. LEWIS, G. A.
MCINTOSH and The Honourable E. T.
JOSHUA are eligible for re-election.
3. Should a Poll be required it will
be taken at the Court House on Monday,
2nd December, 1957 from 9.00 a.m. to
12 noon and from 1.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.
V. G. DASILVA,
Warden and Presiding Officer.
Office of the Kingstown
Town Board,
Kingstown,
7th November, 1957,


TREASURY DEPARTMENT NOTICES.

LAND AND HOUSE TAX NOTICE.

It is hereby notified for general infor-
mation that Warrants will be issued for
the recovery of all taxes together with
fines due thereon which after the 31st
day of January, 1958 still remain unpaid.
C. R. I. ROBINSON,
Acting Accountant General.
Treasury Chambers,
Kingstown,
11th November, 1957.














S I NT' VINCEN'r, TUESDAY, 19 NOVEMBER, 1957.-(No. 60.)


LAND AND HOUSE TAX NOTICE.


LIQUOR LICENCc NOTICE.


It is hereby notified that Land and
House Tax in respect of the current year
will be received without fine at the Al licensed dealers in the sale of
Treasury and District Offices at George- intoxicating liquors are hereby reminded
town, Barrouallie and Union 1siand tbat they should apply to the Chairman
dchuing the period 1st November t, 3ist ic the Liquoi Licences Board for a
December,, 1957, and at Colonarie, _ia- crnewal o' their licenses Lefore the
bou, Mesoupotamia, Layou and Chateau- usuai annual Liquor Licences Session
belair on the dates listed hereunder:- which will be hold in the various
Parishes during the month of December,
Colonarie on Thursday 7th, 14th 21st 1957.
and 28th November and 5th 12th,
and 19th December. 2. Late applications are subjected
Biabou on Tuesday 3rd, 10th, 17th, to a late fee. Dealers will therefore
24th and 31st December. save this fee if they apply for the re-
Mesopotamia on Friday 15th and 29th newai of their licences before the Annual
November and 6th, 20th and 27th Licensing Session is held.
December.
Layou on Monday 11th, Thursday 21st Arniipnt".i f, +,',o


and 28th November and on Monday
9th and Thursday 19th December.
Chateaubelair on Friday 8th, Tuesday
12th and Friday 22nd November and
cn Friday 6th, and Tuesday 10th and
17th December.
C. R. I. ROBINSON,
Acting Accountant General.
Treasury Building,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent,
9th October, 1957.


under the Liruor Licences Ordinance
should reach the Magistrate's Office,
Kingstown not later than 3 p.m. on
Sat'.uida.y the 23rd day of November,
S1C57.

C. E. A. RAWLE,
Magistrate.

Magistrate's Office,
Kingstown.
llth October, 1957.


POST OFFICE NOTICE.


POST EARLY FOR CHRISTMAS.


Latest dates for closing mails at the G.P.O. to ensure
Christmas day:-


delivery before


BY SURFACE MAIL BY AIR MAIL
DESTINATION Letters and ~ Parcels Letters and
__Prints | Prints

GT. BRITAIN AND EUROPE .. Dec. 3rd Dec. 2nd Dec. 9th
U.S.A. Nov. 23rd Nov. 22nd Dec. 9th
CANADA .._ Nov. 9th Nov. 8th Dec. Sth
BRITISH GUIANA ...... Nov. 30th Nov. 29th Dec. 12th
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Dec. 14th Dec. 13th Dec. 19th
GRENADA ... Dec. 16th Dec. 14th Dec. 17th
WEST INDIES (OTHER) ...... Nov. 9th Nov. 9th Dec. 12th


Supplementary mails will be despatched if opportunities offer.

P. D. O'N. CRICHTON,
Colonial Postmaster.


General Post Office,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent.
29th October. 1957.















438 SAINT VINCENT. I'UESDAY. 19 NOVEMBER, 1957.-(No. 60.)


SAINT VINCENT CO-OPERATIVE ARROWROOT ASSOCIATION.

ARROWROOT BOARD NOTICE.


The values of the respective Grades of Arrowroot and the proportions of
such values to be advanced by the Saint Vincent Co-Operative Arrowroot Asso-
ciation have been fixed by the Arrowroot Board as under:-


Nominal Value
per 100 lb.


$11.88
11.25
10.63
10.00


Advance to
Large Growers
per 100 lb.


$7.00
6.50
6.00
5.50


Advance to
Small Growers
per 100 lb.


$9.50


In increasing the above advances the Board has had in mind the necessity
of helping Growers to meet the increased cost of cultivation and harvesting
arrowroot but it must be understood that there has been no increase in the selling
price of starch.

C. V. BABER ISAACS,
General Manager.
12th October, 1957.



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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORi /

1957, No. 47.

BEQUIA DISTRICT (DIVISION INTO WARDS) ORDER.

S(Gazetted 19th November, 1957.)

1. Short title. This Order may be cited as the Bequla District (Division
into wards) Order, 1957.

2. Division of Bequia District into Wards. The district of
Bequia shall be divided into wards as set out in the Schedule hereto, for the
purposes of the Local Government Ordinance 1951, as amended.

SCHEDULE.

POLLING DIVISIONS.
WARD NO. 1. (INDUSTRY-SPRING-HOPE-PORT ELIZABETH-PRETORIA.)


North and East.


South and West.




North.

East.
South.
West.


From the western point of Admiralty Bay around-the north-
ern and eastern coastline of the island of Bequla to L'Ance
Fauvelle Bay.
Along Public road from L'Ance Fauvelle Bay to Port Eliza-
beth town boundary, thence along the northern and western
boundary of Port Elizabeth to the sea coast thence along coast-
line to starting point.
WARD NO. 2. (HAMILTON-OCAR.)
From its point along the northern boundary of Port Elizabeth
to road between Pretoria and Ocar.
Along road between Pretoria and Ocar to sea coast.
Along coastline to south-western point of Port Elizabeth.
Western boundary of Port Elizabeth to starting point.


WARD NO. 3. (UNION ESTATE-BELMONT-MT. PLEASANT-FRIENDSHIP-TONY GIBBONS
-LOWER BAY.)


North and East.


South.

West.


Southern and eastern boundaries of the town of Port
Elizabeth to road to Spring, thence along this road to L'Ance
Fauvelle Bay. Coastline to Gulley at Friendship Bay.
Along Gulley to ridge (including house owned by Owen
Wallace) thence along central ridge of island in a westerly
direction to coastline at Western Cay.
Coastline to starting point. .









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WARD NO. 4. (LA POMPE-PAGET FARM--ISLf DE QUATRE.)
North. From coastline to Western Cay along central ridge to Point
overlooking Gulley at Friendship Bay, thence along Gulley to
bay (excluding house owned by Owen Wallace).
East.
South and West. Coastline to starting point.

Commencement. This Order shall come into force immediately upon
publication in the Gazette.

Made by the Governor in Council under section 6 (3) of the- Local Govern-
ment Ordinance 1951, as inserted by section 4 of the Local Government (Amend-
~imnit Ordinafice 1957, No. 18 of 1957.

F. GILBERT THOMAS,
Clerk of Executive Counci.


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SAINT VINCENT.

| ST TORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1957, No. 48.

T QUIA 'DISTRICT COUNCIL (ELECTION OF
MEMBERS) BY-LAWS.

(Gazetted 19th November, 1957.)

1. Short title. These By-laws may be cited as the Bequia District
Council (Election of Members) By-laws, 1957.

2. Term of Office of Elected Members. The term of office o"
the Elected Members of the Bequia District Council shall be for a period o'
two years.

3. Notice of biennial nominations and elections! At least
fourteen clear days before the last Monday in November iii the year in which
elections shall be held to fill the places of four Elected Members due to go ou;
of office on the thirty-first day of December in the said year, the Council shall
cause notice of such forthcoming nominations and elections to be published
in the Government Gazette and the local newspapers; and shall post copie.i
of the said notice at the Clerk's Office, the Police Station, the Post Offiec,
and in other conspicuous places in the Island.

4. Time of holding biennial election. On the first Monday in
December in the year in which the period of office of the Elected Members
expires the electors shall proceed to vote in' the manner' hreinafter provided,
for the election of four members to take the places of the four Elected Members
who are to go out- of office on the thirty-first day of December in such year.

5. Election in event of vacancies. The election of Members in
place of those whose offices have become vacant before the expiration of the
time for which they were elected shall be in accordance with the provisions
of By-law 24 hereinafter.
o. Mode of holding election and manner of voting. (1) Every
election shall be held at such places in the several Wards as the Local Govern-
ment Officer may direct, and no person shall be entitled to vote inm any rollingg
division unless his name appears on- the official list of electors for that polling
division.

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(2) The voting shall commence at 9 o'clock in the morning and shall
close at 5.30 o'clock in the afternoon of the same day, with an interval of
one hour from 12 o'clock noon to 1 o'clock p.m. and shall be by ballot and be
conducted in the manner hereinafter provided.
(3) Every elector may vote for one person as a member of the afore-
said Council, such person having been duly nominated as candidate for such
election.
(4) Every candidate shall be named and designated by his full name,
with his residence, profession, or occupation and the nature of his qualification
in a nomination paper in the Form contained in the First Schedule to these
By-laws by two duly qualified voters and delivered between the hours of ten
o'clock in the forenoon and two o'clock in the afternoon to the Presiding
Officer of the particular Ward in which he has been nominated as a candidate
in accordance with the provisions of this By-law on the last Monday in Novem-
ber in the year of such elections and the person so nominated shall express in
writing on the nomination paper his consent to such nomination.
(5) Every candidate for election shall deliver, or cause to be
delivered to the Presiding Officer, at the time and place appointed for the
nomination of candidates, a declaration in writing signed by him stating the
qualifications possessed by him under section 15 of the Local Government
Ordinance, 1951, and that he is in all other respects qualified to be nominated
and elected to the Council.
The declaration before mentioned shall be in the form namely:-
I, A. B. of ...................... .... do declare that I am
possessed of the following qualification required by section 15 of the
Local Government Ordinance, 1951, namely .......................
...... . . ............. and am in all other respects qualified to
be nominated and elected to the Council.
(6) No candidate for election shall be deemed to be duly nominated
unless the declaration before mentioned has been delivered to the Presiding
Officer as; required by paragraph (5) hereof.
(7) If the number of candidates duly nominated does not exceed
ihe numbe'i ol' Members required to be elected, such candidates shall be deemed
to be elected without the necessity for an election by voters, and the Presiding
Officer shall a t the expiration of the time fixed for the nomination of candidates,
publicly declare that such candidate has been duly elected as a Member of the
Bequia District Council, and he shall make a return to the Council of the
election of such candidate not later than noon of the day following such
election, and to the Governor by the first available opportunity thereafter.
(8) If more than the required number of candidates are duly nomi-
iated the election shall be proceeded with: Provided that no person shall be
voted for or elected who has not been duly nominated.
7. Ballot Paper. The ballot of each vote shall consist of a paper
i. these By-laws called a. ballot paper) showing the names and description
of the candidates arranged alphabetically in order of their surnames; it shall
have a printed number on the back, and shall have attached a counterfoil with
the same number printed on the face, and shall be in the Form contained in
the Second Schedule to these By-Laws, and shall be capable of being folded up.






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8. Construction of ballot box. (1) Every ballot box shall be
so constructed that the ballot papers can be introduced therein, but cannot
be withdrawn therefrom without the box being unlocked.
(2) The Presiding Officer shall, immediately before the commence-
ment of the poll, show the ballot box empty to such persons as may be present
in the Polling Station, so that they may see that it is empty, and shall then
lock it up and place the seal upon it in such manner as to prevent its being
opened without breaking such seal, and shall place it in his view for the receipt
of ballot papers, and keep it so locked and sealed.
9. Marking and delivery to elector of ballot paper. Immedi-
ately before a ballot paper is delivered to an elector it shall be marked on
both sides by the Presiding Officer with an official mark, and the number and
name of the elector as stated in the copy of the Elector's Roll shall be called
out, and the number of such elector shall be marked on the counterfoil, and
a mark shall be placed in the copy of the Elector's Roll against the number
of the elector to denote that he had received a ballot paper, but without
showing which ballot paper he has received.

10. Mode of giving votes. (1) The Presiding Officer shall in-
struct the elector how to make his mark, and shall properly fold the elector's
ballot paper, directing him to return it, when marked, folded as shown, but
without inquiring or seeing for whom the elector intends to vote except when
the elector is unable to vote in the manner prescribed by these By-Laws on
account of blindness or other physical incapacity.
(2) The elector on receiving the'ballot paper shall forthwith enter
one of the polling compartments and there mark his ballot paper by making
with a black lead pencil and not otherwise a cross within the space containing
the name of the candidate for whom he intends to vote, and he shall then fold
the ballot paper as directed so that the initials and the numbers on the coun-
terfoil can be seen without opening it and hand the paper to the Presiding
Officer who shall, without unfolding it, ascertain by examination of the initials
and numbers appearing thereon that it is the same paper as that delivered
to the elector and if the same he shall forthwith in full view of the voter and
all others present remove the counterfoil and deposit the ballot in the ballot
box.
(3) Every elector shall vote without undue delay and shall leave
the polling station as soon as his ballot paper has been put into the ballot box.
(4) If at the hour of closing of the poll there are any electors inside
the polling station who are qualified to vote and have not been able to do so
since their arrival at the polling station, the poll shall be kept open a sufficient
time to enable them to vote but no one not actually present within the polling
station at the hour of closing shall be allowed to vote.
11. Who are to be admitted within polling station. (1) No
person shall be admitted within the polling station during the hours appointed
for taking the poll, except the Presiding Officer, Clerks, the candidates, one
agent for each candidate appointed by such candidate in writing and one voter
at a time.





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(2) The Presiding Officer shall, on request, give such instructions as
may appear to be necessary to ,any voters to the manner.in which he should
record his vote. .
12. Giving of votes by electors incapacitated by blindness,
etc. 'If any'-voter is incapacitated-by .hliid,,i., or 'other physical cause
from voting in the manner prescribed by these By-laws, the Presiding Officer
shall, at the request of such' voter, in the presence of the agents of the candi-
dates, if any, cause his vote to be marked on a ballot paper in the manner
directed by such voter, aid' the ballot paper so marked to be- placed in the
ballot box; and the name and number on the register of every voter whose
vote is so marked for him,,and.. the reason why it is so marked shall be entered
in a list 'to be called "The List of Votes marked by the Presiding Officer."
'13. Giving of vote by person in whose name another person
has previously voted. (1) If a person representing himself to be h
particular elector named on the 'Electors' Roll applies for a ballot, paper after
another person is voted ,as such. elector,, the applicant shall, upon duly
answering the questions permitted to be'asked of electors at the time of polling,
as hereinafter provided, be entitled to mark a ballot paper iii the same manner
as any other voter, but the ballot paper (in these By-laws calle(l a "tendered
ballot paper"), instead of being put into the box, shall 'be given -to thle Presid-
ing Officer' ind be endorsed by him, with the name of the elector and the.
number ili"the Elector's Roll, and shall be set aside and not be counted by the
Presidinl iOfficer.
(2) The name and number on the Electors' Roll of every such
elector shall be entered on a list called "The List of Tendered Votes".
S14. Spoilt' ballot paper. Any elector who has inadvertently dealt
with his ballot paper. in' such..a, manner that it cannot be equvenie.ntly used
as a ballot paper may, on delivering to the Presiding Officer the ballot paper
so*iliadvertently dealt with and proving the fact of such. inadvertence to the
satisfaction ,of the Presiding Officer, 'obtain another ballot paper in, the place
of the ballot' paper so delivered up, and the spoilt.paper shall be immediately
cancellId by the Presiding Officer.
15. Procedure at close of poll. (1) After the close of the poll,
and before the Presiding Officer departs from the place of election the ballot
box shall be opened by the Presiding Qfficer in. the presence of the candidates,
the hominators and their agents.; and, no :other person shal1,, except with ihe
sanction of the Presidiig Officer .be present.
(2)' The Presiding r Officer shall, ascertain the result of the poll by
counting the votes given to each, candidate, but while doing so he shall .kOep
the ballot papers with their faces upwards, and shall take, all proper precau-
tions for preventing any person from seeing the numbers oi 'such papers.
16.' Rejected ballot- papers. '(1)- The Presiding Officer shall en-
dorse the word "Rejected"W on, aywhallot paper which, he may reject as
invalid, and shall add to the endorsement..the words "Rejection objected, to"
if any objection is in fact made to.his d,ecisiol,1by 04y candidate or agent.





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(2) The Presiding Officer shall report to the Board the number of
ballot papers rejected, and not counted by him, under the several heads of:-
(a) Want of official mark;
(b) -Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to vote
for;
(c) Presence of writing or mark by which the voter could be identi-
fied; and
(d) Unmarked or void for uncertainty.
17. Appeal from Returning Officer's decision. Any appeal
from a decision 'of the Returning Officer shall' be determined in accordance
with the provisions of section 31 of the Local Government Ordinance, 1951,
No. 17 of 1951.
18. Declaration and return of result of election. Upon the
completion of the counting and before the Presiding Officer departs from the
place of election the candidate having the greatest number of votes, shall be
publicly declared by the Presiding Officer to have .been elected as a Member
of the Council, and shall be returned as such to the Council by noon of the
day following such election and to the Governor by the first available oppor-
tunity thereafter.
19. Council to decide in case of equality of votes cast for
candidates. (1) In case two or more candidates shall have an equal num-
ber of votes, the Members of the Council at a meeting to' be convened within
seven days of the election shall choose any one of such candidates to be returned
as the Member for the Council; and the candidate so chosen shall be deemed
to be a duly elected Member of the Council. :.
(2) No candidate, being a Member of the Council, shall speak or
vote at the hearing of any appeal to which he is a party.

20. Disposal of documents and papers relative to election.
(1) Immediately after making the declaration referred to in By-law 18, the
Presiding Officer shall seal up all documents and papers relating to the elec-
tion in separate packets according to their. description, and shall. deliver the
same to the Chairman of the Council, endorsing on each packet description
of its contents and the. date of the, election,.
(2) The said documents and papers shall be sealed up in the pre-
sence of candidates or their agents.
(3) The Chairman of the Council shall retain for one year all such
documents and papers so delivered to him and shall at the expiration of such
time cause them to be destroyed.
(4) No person shall be allowed to inspect any ballot papers except
under orders of the Council.
21. Opening of sealed packets. (1) No officer of the Council or
other person shall, except under the order of the Council, open any sealed
packet of documents or papers relating to an election and delivered as afore-
said to the Chairman of the Council.






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(2) Any such order may be made subject to such conditions as to
person, time, place and mode of opening for inspection as the Council may
think expedient.
22. Polling booth. The ] oiling station shall be provided with one
or more booth:; as- may be necessary, in which the electors can mark their votes
screened from observation.
23. Questions allowed t(; be put to elector about to vote.
The Presiding Officer may, in his discretion, and shall if required by any
candidate or his agent, put to any el, etor about to vote, the following questions
or any of them:-
(a) Are you the same person whose name appears as A...B... on
the Electors' Roll now in force-for this rolling station?
(b) Have you already vote I at this election?
(c) Are you qualified by l w to vote?
24. Holding of election in case of extraordinary vacancy
on the Council. (1) On the Xccurrence of any extraordinary vacancy
in the office of Elected Members of the Council, the electors shall, on a day
to be fixed by the Council, being wi-hin thirty days after such vacancy arises,
and after the publication of due notice in the Government Gazette and the
local newspapers: and after copies of the said notice have been posted at the
Clerk's Office, the Police Station, the Post Office, and in other conspicuous
places in the Town, elect another person to fill such vacancy.
(2) Such election shall be held, and the voting and other proceed-
ings shall be conducted, in the same manner and subject to the same By-laws
and formalities as 1. r,-il..-"..' provided in the case of ordinary biennial
elections for Elected Members of th Council.
(3) Every member so elected shall hold office until the time at
which the person in whose place he is elected would have gone out of office.

25. Interrupting or molesting Presiding Officer at Election.
No person shall interrupt, molest or obstruct the Presiding Officer at any
election, and any one so interrupting, molesting or obstructing the Presiding
Officer, may be removed by forcible means from the place of election or polling.
26. Penalty. Whosoever is guilty of any offence against these By-
Laws shall on summary conviction be liable to a penalty not exceeding twenty-
four dollars.
27. Cancellation. The Port Elizabeth Town Board (Election of
Members) By-Laws, 1949, (S.R. & 0. No. 20 of 1949) are hereby cancelled.
Made by the Bequia District Council under section 56 (1) of the Local
Government Ordinance, 1951, (No. 17 of 1951) this 9th day of November, 1957.
SYDNEY V. McINTOSH,
Chairman.






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Confirmed by the Governor under section 56 (4) of the aforesaid Local
Government Ordinance this 9th day of November, 1957.

A. F. GILES,
Administrator.

Schedules.

FIRST SCHEDULE.

(By-law 6 (4).)
NOMINATION PAPER.

W e, the undersigned (a) ............................................

of ............................................

(b ) . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

of ............................................

duly qualified to vote for the election of Members of the Bequia District Coun-
cil do hereby nom inate (2) . . . . . . . . . . ..... . . . . . . . . . . ...
a candidate for election to membership of the said Council at the election

to be held on the day of 19

Witness our hands this day of 19

(a) (3) . . . ... . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...

(b) (3) .... ...........................................

I, the said (4) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
nominated in the foregoing Nomination Paper, hereby consent to such nomi-
nation, (5) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

The foregoing Nomination Paper was delivered to me at o'clock

in the noon this day of 19



Presidiuig Officer.

(1) Full name, residence, occupation and qualification of person nominated.
(3) Signature of nominators.
(4) Full name.
(5) Signature of person nominated.







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SECOND SCHEDULE.

FORM OF BALLOT PAPER.

FoRM OF FRONT OF BALLOT PAPER.

(By-law 7.)


Co unterfoil JAMES
SAMUEL JAMES, Lot 12, High St.,
No. Mechanic.

LATCHMAN
Note--The counterfoil is to have a HENRY LATCHMAN, Lot 8, James St.,
number to correspond with that on the Pawnbroker.
back of the Ballot Paper.
ROSS
PInILLIP Ross, Lot 9, Higginson St.,
Photographer.

SAMUEL
RANDOLPH SAMUEL, Lot 40, James St.,
Butcher.

THOMAS
HENRY JAMES THOMAS, Lot 14,
Sharpe St., Clerk.


2.-FoaM OF BACK OF BALLOT PAPER.

No.
Election for Members of the Bequia
District Council for the year.

NOTE :-The number of the Ballot
Paper is to correspond with
that on the counterfoil.


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SAINT VINCENT. 7

STATUTORY RULES AND

1957, No. 49.

COLONIAL HOSPITAL (AMENDMENT)

(Gazetted 19th November, 1957.)


1. Short title.
Rules, 1957, and shall be
(S.R. & 0. 1943, No. 55)
all amendments thereto.


These Rules may be cited as the Colonial Hospital
read as one with thl Colonial Hospita;l Rules, 1943,
(hereinafter referred to as the principal Rules) and


2. Schedule to principal Rules revoked and replaced. The
Schedule to the principal Rules is hereby revoked and replaced as follows:-
SCHEDULE.
(Rule 19 (2)).


Service.


Maintenance and
Nursing per day
Medical attendance
per day
Surgical Operations
Minor
Surgical Operations
Major
Anaesthesia for
Minor Operation
Anaesthesia for
Major Operation
Attendance on
Midwifery case
Confinement fee in
Midwifery cases


Private Rooms.


1st Class $2.00
2nd Class $1.00

50c.


Cubicles.


1st Class 60c.
2nd Class 35c.

25e.


Not exceeding $15.00 Not exceeding $7.50 -

Not exceeding $60.00 Not exceeding $20.00


$2.50


$1.25


$5.00

$15.00 to $25.00

$10.00


$2.50

$7.50 to $12.50

$10.00


RULES.


Iten No.


1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8


Item 2 is payable to the Physician.
X Items 3 and 4 are payable to the Resident Surgeon.
Items 5 and 6 are payable to the Anaesthetist.
Item 7 is payable to the Officer attending.
3.2 7.2 50









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Provided that the fees in respect of the above items shall be payable
through the Accountant General, and in the case of items 3, 4 and 7, 25% of
these fees shall be deducted by the Accountant General and placed to General
Revenue.

3. Commencement. These Rules shall come into force on the 1st
day of December, 1957.


Made by the Governor in Council under section 18 of the Medical Officers
Ordinance, 1956, (No. 28 of 1956) this 25th day of October, 1957.

F. GILBERT THOMAS,
Clerk of Executive Council.
(J. 9/1943.)


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