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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 22: The Aid to Pioneer Industries (Re-Manufacture to Worn Motor Vehicle Tyres) Order, 1959
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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 23: The Barrouallie Town Board Cemetery By-Laws, 1959
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    Supplement to Gazette: The Notice of Commencement of the Leeward Islands Islands and Windward Islands (Courts) (Circuits and Sittings) (Amendment) Rules, 1957
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    Ordinance No. 4 of 1959: An Ordinance to provide for the establishment of a Marketing Board - 7th July, 1959
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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE


iJibli.shed by Authoritg.


VOL. 92.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 7 JULY, 1959. [No. 37.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.



No. 278.
OBITUARY.

His Honour the Administrator has
learnt with regret of the death of
Mr. EDWARD O. ANTROBUS, Assist-
ant Tax Officer, Inland Revenue
Department, which occurred at the
Colonial Hospital yesterday (Monday,
6th July).
7th July, 1959.
(A. 45/1943).



No. 279.
APPOINTMENT.

VENEZUELAN CONSULAR REPRESENTATIVE.

It is notified for general information
that the Government of Venezuela has
appointed Mr. HUMBERTO EGUI as
Consul-General First class in Trinidad,
in place of Mr. BENJAMIN DELGADO
LEEFMANS-(Gazette Notice No. 262 of
20th May, 1958).
The Exequator empowering Mr. EGUI
to act in the above capacity received the
signature of Her Majesty on 25th May,
1959.
7th July, 1959.
(R. 1/1948 II.)


No. 280.
RETIREMENTS.

Dr. K. J. E. McMILLAN, Medical Offi-
cer, District I, as at 28th February, 1959.
7th July, 1959.
(P.F. 61.)

No. 281.
Mr. C. V. D. HADLEY, B.Sc., Education
Officer as at 30th June, 1959.
7th July, 1959.
(P.F. 219.)


No. 282.
CONTRACTUAL APPOINTMENTS.

Dr. K. J. E. McMILLAN has been ap-
pointed a District Medical Officer, St.
Vincent, on contract, for a period of six
months with effect from 1st March, 1959.
7th July, 1959.
(P.F. 61.)

No. 283.
Mr. C. V. D. HADLEY, B.Sc., has been
appointed as Education Officer, St. Vin-
cent, on contract for a period of one
year with effect from 1st July, 1959.
7th July, 1959.
(P.F. 219.)


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SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 7 JULY, 1959.-(No. 37.)


No. 284.
RESUMPTION.

With reference to Government Notice
No. 60 of 3rd February, 1959, Mr. FITZ H.
JAMES, Assistant Government Printer,
resumed duty on 26th June, 1959.
7th July, 1959.
(P.F. 519.)


No. 285.


LEGISLATION.


The following Documents are published
with this issue of the Gazette:--
S.R. & 0. No. 22.-The Aid to Pioneer
Industires (Re-manufacture of Worn
Motor Vehicle Tyres) Order, 1959.
(F. 34/1951 (I)).


S.R. & O. No.
Town Board
1959.
(D. 6/1949(E)).
7th July, 1959.


23.-The Barrouallle
Cemetery By-Laws,


No. 286.
The Notice of Commencement of the
Leeward Islands and Windward Islands
(Courts) (Circuits and Sittings) (Amend-
ment) Rules, 1957 is published with this
issue of the Gazette.
7th July, 1959.

No. 287.
The undermentioned Ordinance which
has been assented to by the Governor's
Deputy is published with this issue of the
Gazette:-
No. 4 of 1959-An Ordinance to provide
for the establishment of a Marketing
Board.
(J. 7/1958.)
7th July, 1959.

No. 288.
VACANT POSTS.

EXECUTIVE ARCHITECT.

Applications are invited from suitably
qualified persons for the post of Execu-
tive Architect, Windward Islands.
1. Appointment: The appointment is
non-pensionable and will be for a period
of 3 years in the first instance, inclusive
of earned vacation leave. It will be
subject to the Colonial Regulations and
to the Local General Orders in force for
the time being in so far as they are
applicable.
2. Salary: The salary is at the rate
of 1,300 ($6,240) plus 20% per annum.
In addition a gratuity at the rate of
121/2% of aggregate salary will be payable
on the satisfactory completion of the
officer's contract.


3. Allowances: Travelling and sub-
sistence allowances are payable in ac-
cordance with local regulations in re-
spect of approved travel on duty,
including visits to other Colonies of the
Windward Group. (The officer will be
expected to divide his time equally be-
tween the four Colonies).
4. Quarters: Quarters are not pro-
vided. In the event that Government
quarters become available, the officer will
be required to pay rental not exceeding
10% of his salary.
5. Leave: Vacation leave on full sal-
ary will be granted at the rate of one
week for each completed period of three
months' resident service to be taken on
the satisfactory completion of the period
of the officer's engagement.
6. Passages: Free passages to the
Windward Islands will be provided for
the officer, his wife and children not ex-
ceeding five persons in all, on first ap-
pointment, and free passages back to the
Officer's homeland on the satisfactory
completion of the period of the officer's
engagement. Children to be under 18
years of age, unmarried and dependent
on the officer.
7. Duties: The duties of the post are
as follows:-
(i) Responsibility for the design of
new public building in the
Windward Islands;
(ii) collaboration with the Public
Works Departments in the exe-
cution of buildings and in the
building research and experi-
ments;
(iii) advice to the Housing and plan-
ning Authorities on all housing
and planning development.
8. Taxation: All Government officers
are liable to taxation imposed by local
enactments.
Applications should be addressed to
the Chief Secretary, Governor's Office,
Grenada, Windward Islands and should
reach him not later than 15th July, 1959.
7th July, 1959.

No. 267.
AGRICULTURAL DEPARTMENT
(BRITISH GUIANA).

VETERINARY OFFICER, ST. IGNATIUS
LIVESTOCK STATION, RUPUNUNI.

Appointment :-Pensionable (age limit
40 years) or on contract for three years
initially: salary on scale $3,696 x $144
-$4,560 // x $240-$6,720 per annum.
Commencing salary according to quali-
fications and/or experience. Contract
appointment carries gratuity of 221/2%.
Salary under review by Review Com-
mission.













SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 7 JULY, 1959.-(No. 37.)


2. Qualifications:-A Veterinary qua-
lification obtained from an approved
Veterinary School or College, which is
registrable with the Royal College of
Veterinary Surgeons or in any of the
self-governing British Commonwealth
territories.
3. Information as to duties of post
and conditions of service obtainable, on
request, from the Assistant Administra-
tor and Establishment Officer, Govern-
ment Office, St. Vincent.
4. Applications giving personal data
and accompanied by two recent testimo-
nials (not applicable to Public Officers)
should be delivered to the Secretary,
Public Service Commission, General
Post Office Building, Georgetown, not
later than 22nd July, 1959.
23rd June, 1959.

No. 289.
SCHOLARSHIPS BY MANHATTAN
SCHOOL OF PRINTING.
The Federal Government has ac-
cepted an offer of two Scholarships
tenable at the Manhattan School of
Printing in the United States of Amer-
ica. These scholarships are open to
nationals of the West Indies and may
be pursued in any of the following
fields of printing studies offered at the
school.
PHOTO-OFFSET DIVISION.
Equipment
Curriculum
Half Tone Photographyv
Line Photography
Opaquing and Stripping
Offset Platemaking-Surface
Offset Platemaking-Deep Etch
Elementary Offset Press
Advanced Offset Press
Multilith Operators Course
LETTER PRESS DIVISION.
Equipment
Hand Composition
Ludlow Machine Operation and
Make up
Linotype Operation and
Maintenance
Platen Presswork
Comprehensive Presswork Course
Elementary Cylinder Presswork
Advanced Cylinder Presswork
Makeready.
The school is open for 52 weeks in the
year, but the average length of a course
is 14 weeks. Students may, therefore,
fill in the duration of their stay at the
School by moving from one course to
another as they choose.
Each scholarship covers full tuition
fees, laboratory fees and tools and books,


the total cost of which is estimated at
$1,300 (U.S.).
2. The Scholarship does not provide
for the payment of maintenance grants
or passages to and from New York.
These will have to be borne by the
scholar. The estimated cost of main-
tenance in the United States for 14
weeks is $700 (U.S.). The school does
not maintain boarding facilities.
3. The successful candidates will be
expected to bear the cost of:-
(a) passages to and from New York,
(b) board and lodging fees, and
(c) incidental expenses not listed in
the offer.
Under no conditions will the Federal
Government meet charges in connection
with any of the above.
4. Applications should be addressed
to the Assistant Administrator and
Establishment Officer (Acting), Gov-
ernment Office, to reach him not later
than 20th July, 1959.
30th June, 1959.

No. 263.
THE WEST INDIES.

FEDERAL RADIO AND TELEVISION
COMMITTEE.

The Federal Government has decided
to set up a committee to review the
broad question of radio and television
broadcasting in the West Indies.
The terms of reference of the Com-
mittee will include:-
(a) the granting of concessions to
private enterprise;
(b) the nature and content of the
programmes;
(c) the need for regularising stan-
dards of broadcasting and televi-
sion;
(d) the advisability of organising a
Federal Broadcasting and Tele-
vision system;
(e) the desirability of setting up
a permanent authority to regu-
late broadcasting and television
throughout the West Indies and
to co-ordinate these media and
other forms of telecommunica-
tions within the region; and
(f) the probable moral and social
implications arising from the ex-
ploitation of broadcasting and
television.
It is expected that the Committee will
begin its work later this year. Inter-
ested bodies and persons are hereby in-
vited to submit memoranda upon any
or all of the subjects mentioned in its
terms of reference and on any other as-
pects of broadcasting and television in-
cluding the role of broadcasting in


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SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 7 JULY, 1959.-(No. 37.)


promoting the cultural, social and edu- the Press on 6th September, 1958 and
national development of the Federation. additions to which will be published
Memoranda should be addressed to from time to time).
the Secretary, Radio and Television The fee will not be paid for the con-
Broadcasting Committee, c/o Ministry fiinementi of women who have not at-
of Communications; and Works, Fed- tended the District Ante-natal Clinic
eral House, Treasury Street, Port of during pregnancy, nor will it be paid to
Spain, Trinidad, in time to reach him nurses or midwives charging a fee for
not later than 5th September, 1959. the confinement of women in the larger
23rd June, 1959. income group.


By Order,
F. G. THOMAS,
Acting Government Secretary.
GoVEaNMENT OFFICE,
7th July, 1959.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

MEDICAL DEPARTMENT.

MmWIFERY SERVICES.

With effect from 1st July, 1959,
Government will pay a fee of $3.00 to
Government trained nurses or midwives
conducting a confinement in the homes
of labourers and those with smaller in-
comes. (A labourer is defined as one
whose total weekly income is less than
$9.60). This fee will only be paid to
Government trained nurses and mid-
wives (a list of whom was published in


A. u. LUW,.
Senior Medical Officer.
Medical Department,
St. Vincent,
25th June, 1959.


NOTICE.

UNDER THE LAND AND HOUSE
TAX ORDINANCE, CHAPTER 194.

In accordance with the provisions of
section 21, Chapter 194 of the Revised
Laws of Saint Vincent, as amended by
section 3 of Ordinance No. 18 of 1937,
it is hereby notified that the Tax Rolls
for each District of the Colony will,
after the 30th day of June, 1959, be
available for inspection by the public at
the Treasury.
C. E. A. RAWLE,
Magistrate.
Magistrate's Office,
Kingstown.
18th June, 1959.


NOTICE.
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

It is hereby notified for general information that; a new shipment of veget-
able seeds has arrived and will be on sale at the Office of the Department of
Agriculture on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between the hours
of 9 a.m. and 12 :noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; and on Wednesdays and
Saturday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
The prices are as follows:-


Cabbage-Early Jersey
Cabbage-Succession
Cabbage-Flat Dutch
Carrot-Oxheart
Cucumber-Early White S
Tomato-Ponderosa
Tomato-Marglobe
Tomato-Oxhdart
Pepper--California Wonder
Eggplant-Black Beauty
Beans-Fordhook Lima
Big Six Lima
Lettuce-Mignonette

20th June, 1959.


pi


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.. $1
.. 1
. 1
..


1 oz. Y OZ.
38c. 20c.
40 21
40 21
25 13
26 14
88 45
78 40
.18 60
.16 58
.18 60
7 4
8 5
38 21


Y4 oz.
11e.
11
11
7
8
23
21
32
29
30


10


1 pk.





12
11
16
15
15


HUGH S. McCONNIE,
Superintendent of Agriculture.


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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORD ,

1959, No. 22.


AID TO PIONEER INDUSTRIES (RE-MANUFACTURE OF
WORN MOTOR VEHICLE TYRES) ORDER.


(Gazetted 7th July, 1959.)


1. Short title. This Order may be cited as the Aid to Pioneer Indus-
tries (Re-manufacture of Worn Motor Vehicles Tyres) Order, 1959.

2. Declaration of Pioneer Industry. The establishment, main-
tenance and operation in the Colony of plant for the re-manufacture of worn
motor vehicle tyres is hereby declared to be a pioneer industry for the purposes
of the Aid to Pioneer Industries Ordinance, 1952, and re-manufactured motor
vehicle tyres are hereby declared to be pioneer products for the said purposes.


Made by the Governor in Council under section 3 (1) of the Aid to Pioneer
Industries Ordinance, 1952 (No.-5 of 1952) this 19th day of June, 1959.
F. GILBERT THOMAS,
Clerk of Executive Council.
(F.'34/1951 (I)).

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KINGSTOWN, ST. VINOENT.
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SAINT VINCENTi. jE 2 S~lP W~)

STATUTORY RULES AND 0 RS,

1959, No. 23.

BARROUALLIE TOWN BOARD (CEMETERY) BY-LAWS.

(Gazetted 7th July, 1959.)

1. Short title. These By-Laws may be cited as the Barrouallie Town
Board (Cemetery) By-Laws, 1959.

2. Schedule of Fees for interments, allotments, memori-
als, etc. The following sums shall be paid to the Barrouallie Town Board prior
to any interment, allotment of ground, or erection of any memorial, enclosure or
cross:-
For the-
(a) burial of the body of a person whose age at the time of


death exceeds 10 years .......................
(b) burial of the body of a person whose age at the time of
death is 10 years or under .....
(c) allotment of ground (4 ft x 6 ft) for the exclusive right of
burial therein ....................
(d) right to erect a memorial of material other than wood on
land not acquired ........................
(e) right to erect a wooden cross on land not acquired


$1.00

.50-

$6.00

$6.00
$1.00


3. Commencement. These By Laws shall come into operation on the
1st day of May, 1959.

Made by the Barrouallie Town Board under section 56 (1) (q) of the Local
Government Ordinance, 1951 (No. 17 of 1951) this 5th day of March, 1959.

CONRAD F. FRANCIS,
Chairman.

Confirmed by the Governor under section 56 (4) of the aforesaid Ordinance
this 22nd day of June, 1959,

A. F. GILES,
Administrator.
(D. 6/1949 (E)).
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ST. VINCENT.


LEEWARD ISLANDS AND WINDWARD ISLANDS
(COURTS) (CIRCUITS AND SITTINGS)
(AMENDMENT) RULES, 1957.


NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT.


WHEREAs it is provided by Rule 6 of the Leeward Islands and Windward
Islands (Courts) (Circuits and Sittings) (Amendment) Rules, 1957 that the
said Rules shall come into force upon the date to be fixed by the Chief Justice
and notified in the Gazette;
AND WHEREAS I deem it expedient that the said Rules shall come into force
on the 15th day of July, 1959;

Now, THET FORE, I do fix Wednesday, the 15th day of July, 1959, as the
date on which the Leeward Islands and Windward Islands (Courts) (Circuits
and Sittingb) (Amendment) Rules, 1957 shall come into force.


MADE this 1st day of July, in the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and
Fifty-nine.

C. G. X. HENRIQUES,
Chief Justice.

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SAINT VINCENT.

No. 4 of 1959.

I Assent,


L. COOLS-LARTIGUE,


[L.S.] Governor's Deputy,

24thuJune, 1959.


AN ORDINANCE to provide for the establishment of a Marketing
Board.
[ On Proclamation ]

Enacted by the Legislature of Saint Vincent.


1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Marketing Board
Ordinance, 1959, and shall come into force on a date to be appoin-
ted by the Governor by Proclamation published in the Gazette.
2. In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires,
the following expressions shall have the meanings hereby respec-
tively assigned to them, that is to say-
"agent" means an agent of the Board, and includes any Gov-
ernment Department acting for and on behalf of the
Board;
"approved association" means any association of producers
declared by the Governor in Council to be an approved
association in accordance with the provisions of this
Ordinance;
"Board" means the Marketing Board established under sec-
tion 3 of this Ordinance;


Short title and
commencement.

Interpretation.









No. 4. .Marketing Board. 1959.

"crop year" means such period as may be specified by the
Board for any produce subject to the provisions of this
Ordinance:
"licensed buying agent" means any person or body of persons
Sduly licensed under this Ordinance to purchase any pro-
duce for delivery to the Board;
"licensed exporting agent" means any person or body of per-
sons duly licensed under this Ordinance to export any
produce on behalf of the Board;
"Manager" means the person for the time being appointed
as or carrying out the duties of the Manager of the
Marketing Board under this Ordinance;
"nominating body" means any association or body of persons
approved by the Governor in Council under this Ordin-
ance and authorised to nominate a member of the Board;
"produce" means any fruit, vegetable or other praedial pro-
duction, or any cultivated root or plant used or capable
of being used, whether in its natural state or otherwise,
for the food of man or beast, or for medicine, distilling or
dyeing, or for the manufacture of clothing; and any
livestock, poultry or fish; and any other marketable com-
modity whether similar to any of the above or otherwise;
"produce of the Colony" means any produce grown, captured
or produced in the Colony, or of which the processing
or the manufacture has been partially or fully per-
formed within the Colony;
"I.-oducer" means the grower, breeder, rearer or catcher of
any produce in the Colony or any person who has the
right to dispose of such produce, the right having been
acquired other than by purchase of the produce;
"purchase" include? the taking of produce in exchange for
other goods or on account of any claim of indebtedness;
also the delivery of produce under any agreement to pur-
chase the same in certain eventualities; and also the
completion of any contract for the sale or purchase pf
produce, nothing further being required to vest the
property and possession in the purchaser;
"specified produce" means any produce of the Colony which
has been specified by an Order of the Governor in Coun-
cil in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance.

Incorporation 3. (1) For the purposes of this Ordinance there shall be es-
of the Market- tablished a Board to be called the Marketing Board which shall
ing Board. be a body corporate under that name with perpetual succession
and a common seal which shall be officially and judicially noticed.
The seal shall be authenticated by the signatures of the Chairman
and one other member of the Board. The Board may sue and be









No. 4. Marketing Board, 1959.


sued in its corporate name and may for all purposes be described
by that name.
(2) Until a seal is provided in accordance with the provi-
sions of this section, a stamp bearing the words "The Marketing
Board, St. Vincent", and authenticated by the signatures of the
Chairman and one other member of the Board may be .used in-
stead of such a seal.

4. (1) The Board shall consist of nine members of whom Membership of
one shall be an ex-officio member and, eight shall be appointed the Board.
by the Governor in Council.
(2) The ex-officio member shall be the Superintendent of
Agriculture.
(3) The appointed members shall consist of the following
persons-
(a) The Chairman who shall preferably be a person
having special knowledge and experience of trade
and the marketing of produce;
(b) an Agricultural Officer, other than the Superinten-
dent of Agriculture;
(c) some person having a sound knowledge of Account-
ing;
(d) a producer who shall be a person actively engaged in
the growing of produce on a large scale and who
shall be nominated by the St. Vincent Planters'
Association;
(e) one who shall be a person having special knowledge
and experience of, and actively engaged in, trade,
preferably the export trade in produce, and who shall
be nominated by the St. Vincent Chamber of Com-
merce; and
(f) three who shall be persons nominated by bodies who
have been approved as and declared to be nominat-
ing bodies:

Provided that until such time as any associa-
S tion or body of persons has been declared by the Gov-
ernor in Council to be a nominating body for any
specified produce, the Governor in Council may ap-
point growers' representatives not. exceeding three
in number to be temporary members of the Board.
(4) In the event of the illness or absence from the Colony
of the Chairman, the Governor in Council may appoint a tem-
porary Chairman from among the other eight members of the
Board.
(5) The powers of the Board may be exercised notwrn-
standing any vacancy in their number.







48


Marketing Board.


Tenure of
Office of mem-
bers of the
Board.





















Approved
associations and
nominating
bodies.














Power of
Governor in
Council to make
regulations.


5. (1) Members of the Board appointed by the Governor
in Council shall hold office for a period of two years from the
date of their appointment:
Provided however that temporary members of, the Board
appointed pending the approval and declaration of nominating
bodies shall cease to be members upon the nomination of mem-
bers by any approved nominating body:
Provided further that any appointed member may resign his
office by notice in writing under his hand given to the Governor
in-Council.
(2) Where any appointed member of the Board is absent
from any three consecutive meetings of the Board except for
some reason approved by the Governor in Council, such person
shall cease to be a member of the Board.
(3) If a vacancy occurs by death, resignation, effluxion of
time, or otherwise, in the office of any appointed member of the
Board, the vacancy shall be filled by the Governor in Council in
the manner provided by section 4 of this Ordinance, but any
person appointed to fill a casual vacancy shall hold office so long
only as the member in whose place he is appointed would have
held office.
(4) Any person ceasing to be an appointed member of the
Board shall be eligible for re-nomination ahd re-appointment to
the Board.

6. (1) The Governor in Council, on an application being
made to him by any association of producers, and on being
satisfied-
(a) that its constitution is such as to ensure that all
its members have the right to participate directly
or indirectly in the election or appointment of its
governing body, and
(b) that the association has as its principal object the
furtherance of the interests of its grower-members,
may declare such association to be an approved association
within the meaning and for the purposes of this Ordinance.
(2) Where an approved association has as a substantial
majority of its members growers of any specified produce, the
Governor in Council may, by a notice published in the Gazette,
declare such approved association to be a nominating body, and
such association shall thereupon be entitled to nominate a per-
son for appointment as a member of the Board.

7. (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations to be
published in the Gazette-
(a) regulating the procedure of the Board and requiring
returns and reports;


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dbing the principles to be followed by the Board
e exercise of their powers;
tg restrictions or limitations on the exercise of
owers of the Board;
;ing fees to be collected by the Board in respect
ences or any other matter or thing, and provid-
r the disposal of such fees; and
1lly for carrying out the purposes of this
ance.


(2) Subject to any such regulations, the Board may regu-
late its own procedure.


8. The Boarc
such terms and c
such other officer
for the efficient
may require any
curity as may be
duties:

Provided that
four hundred dollt
out the prior appr

9. (1) The M
the Board and sh;
duties as are or r
Ordinance or by E
ance.


. may appoint, at such remuneration and on
editionss as it may determine, a Manager and
and servants as may be necessary and proper
management of the business of the Board, and
officer or servant so appointed to give such se-
deemed proper for the due execution of his


np appointment at a salary of two thousand
rs per annum or upward shall be-made with-
val of the Governor in Council.'

manager shall be the Chief Executive Officer of
11 have all such powers and perform all such
ay be conferred or imposed upon him by this
ny rule or regulation made under this Ordin-


(2) Notwith standing the dissolution or other determination
of the Board, the .Manager shall continue to hold office until his
employment shall be determined by the Board.

(3) The Manager shall attend all meetings of the Board
and shall keep minutes of the proceedings at every such meeting.
He shall not however be entitled to vote at any such meeting
but may be called upon to give such information as may be
required by the Board at any meeting.

10. The members of the Board and the Manager and other
officers for the time being of the Board may be indemnified out
of the assets of the Board from and against all actions, proceed-
ings, costs, charges, losses, damages and expenses which they or
any of them shall or may incur or sustain by reason of any act
done or omitted in or about the execution of their duty in their
respective offices except such, if any, as they shall incur or sus-
tain by or through their own wilful neglect or default respectively.


Appointment of
Manager and
other officers
and servants.


Powers and
duties of
Manager.


Indemnity of
members and
officers of the
Board.


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Marketing Board.


Funds of the 11. The Funds of the Board shall consist of-
Board. (a) such moneys as may accrue from the operations of
the Board;
(b) such sums as may be borrowed by the Board from
time to time;
(c) such moneys as may from time to time, with the ap-
proval of the Finance Committee of the Legislative
Council, be appropriated from public funds; and
(d) such other moneys as may from any source and at
any time be granted or allocated to the Board.

Loans and 12. (1) The Board shall not, without the prior consent of
Advances. the Governor in Council, borrow any sum of money, or mortgage
or pledge its assets for the repayment of any sum borrowed or
owing by the Board.
(2) The Governor may, with the approval of the Finance
Committee of the Legislative Council, by warrant under his hand
authorise the Accountant General to make advances to the Board
in such sums and on such terms and conditions as the Governor
may think fit for the purposes of this Ordinance.

Application of 13. (1) The funds of the Board shall be applied towards-
the funds of the (a) the remuneration of the members, officers and ser-
Board. vants of the Board;
(b) the payment of the cost of acquisition of any land
or building for the purposes of this Ordinance:
Provided however that no land or building shall
be purchased by the Board without the prior appro-
val of the Governor in Council;
(c) the purchase, construction, maintenance and re-
placement for the purposes of this Ordinance of any
processing equipment;
(d) the payment of the rent of premises used by the
Board in the carrying on of its business;
(e) the payment of all rates and taxes on any land,
building or other property acquired by the Board;
(f) the payment of all expenses duly incurred for the
purposes of this Ordinance;
(g) the purchase and processing of produce;
(h) the purchase of stocks of commodities for sale to
producers to facilitate their operations or for use
in the processing of produce;
(i) the repayment of advances received by the Board
from the Accountant General and of other sums
borrowed by the Board and the payment of interest
thereon;


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(j) the creation of a reserve fund, as the Board may in
its discretion consider sufficient.
(2) Moneys standing to the credit of a reserve fund may
from time to time be invested in securities generally or specifi-
cally approved by the Governor in Council for that purpose and
the Board may from time to time and with like approval sell any
or all of such securities.


14. It shall be the duty of the Board-
(a) to buy the specified produce of the Colony and to re-
sell the same;
(b) to improve, by such means as it shall from time to
time determine, the processing and marketing of
produce for the benefit of producers;
(c) to secure the most favourable arrangements for the
purchasing, handling, storage, exportation, shipping
and marketing .of all produce, and, in particular, to
assist agricultural and fishery co-operative societies
to dispose of their produce to the best advantage;
and
(d) upon being required to do so by the Governor in
Council, to make recommendations on any matter
directly or indirectly relating to or afecting any
specified produce.

15. The Board may-
(a) buy produce other than specified produce and resell
the same: provided that this shall not apply to
produce the marketing of which is under the control
of some other statutory authority, without the con-
sent of such other statutory authority;.
(b) establish and operate depots and agencies for the
purchase, delivery, grading and sale of specified and
other produce;
(c) enter into contracts for the purchase and sale of
produce upon such terms and conditions as the Board
may deem fit;
(d) enter into contracts for the transport of any speci.
fled or other produce or of such other commodities
as may facilitate the operations of producers;
(e) establish itinerant systems for the purchase of
produce;
(f) establish and operate mills and other plant for pre-
paring and processing any produce;
(g) establish and operate cold storage or any other form
of storage for produce;


Duties of the
Board.


Powers of the
Board.





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(h) regulate the grading of specified and other produce
and prescribe the grades which shall be employed in
the purchase of such produce and the prices to be
paid to producers for each grade;
(i) act as commission agents for the disposal of the pro-
Sduce of any producer or co-operative society;
(j) trade and deal in feeding stuffs for livestock, seeds,
fertilisers and insecticides and such other commodi-
ties as may facilitate the operations of producers;
(k) purchase, transport, store, insure, handle and sell
any packing material, in such quantities at such
prices and at such times as the Board may from time
to time determine;
(1) make initial payments and pay dividends under such
conditions ana at such rates as may be decided by
the Board on the basis of the quantities, types and
grades of produce purchased by the Board;
(m) deduct from the gross proceeds of sale of all produce
sold by it:
(i) a percentage commission to be fixed by the
Board with the approval of the Governor in
Council in respect of each type of produce; and
(ii) allowances to meet the actual cost of direct
working expenses, inland transport, ocean freight
and dock charges, overseas agents' commissions,
and insurance; and
(n) sell by wholesale or retail in the Colony.

Specified 16. (1) The Governor in Council may by Order declare aniy
produce. produce of the Colony to be a specified produce and with effect
from such date as pzay be fixed by the said Order, the Board
shall be the sole purchaser, handler, processor, seller and expor-
ter, of such specified produce, subject to such exemptions as the
Board may from time to time determine in accordance with the
provisions of this Ordinance:
Provided however that no produce shall be declared to be a
specified produce while the marketing or control thereof is at any
time lawfully vested in any other statutory authority.
(2) No person other than the Board shall purchase, sell,
export or otherwise deal in any specified produce except under
a licence so to do granted by the Board.
(3) Any person who contravenes any of the provisions of
this section shall be guilty of an offence against this Ordinance
and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding
one hundred dollars or on a second or subsequent conviction to
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17. (1) If at any time the Board is satisfied that it would
be to the best interests of producers so to do, it may appoint
agents for the purpose of purchasing or exporting any produce
on its behalf.
(2) -The Board may in its discretion grant, renew or with-
hold licences to purchase or export any specified produce in re-
spect of each crop year or lesser period and may impose conditions
upon the grant or renewal of any such licence.
(3) The Board may also in its discretion cancel or sus-
pend any such licence for a breach of any such condition or for
any other fit and proper reason.

18. The Governor in Council may, after consultation with the
Chairman of the Board, give to the Board directions as to the
policy to be followed by the Board in the exercise of its functions
generally, and, in particular, with reference to any matter within
the scope of the Board's authority which may appear to .the
Governor in Council to affect the public welfare as a whole, and
the Board shall comply with all such directions.

19. The Governor in Council may, upon the written applica-
tion of the Committee of Management of any credit society,
empower the Board to act as the agent of such credit society for
the recovery of loans made by the society to producers who are
members of. the society by means of deductions from the proceeds
of sale of any specified produce delivered by the producer to the
Board.

20. The Board may, with the approval of the Governor in
Council, take over the assets and liabilities of the Government
Cotton Ginnery and may, from a date to be appointed by the
Governor in Council, carry on all or such of the business activi-
ties of that body as the Governor in Council may direct.

21. (1) The Board may, with the approval of the Governor
in Council, make rules-
(a) prescribing the grades and types of specified produce
it shall accept from producers;
(b) prescribing the prices to be paid to producers in
respect of any grade, type or quality of specified
produce;
(c) providing for the examination and grading of speci-
fied produce;
(d) providing for the control of prices at which specified
produce may be sold for export by licensed exporting
agents;


Board may
appoint agents
and grant
licences.


Governor in
Council may
give general
directions to
the Board.



Governor in
Council may
authorise
Board to act as
agent of credit
societies.


Take-over of
Government
Cotton Ginnery.



Power of
Board to make
rules.


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(e) regulating the quantities of specified produce which
may be exported by licensed exporting agents;
(f) providing for the registration of producers of any
specified produce;
(g) prescribing forms of licences; and
(h) generally for carrying out the purposes of this Ordi-
nance.
(2) Rules made under this section may prescribe in respect
of any contravention thereof or failure to comply therewith a
penalty not exceeding fifty dollars on summary conviction.


Accounts and
Books.


22. (1) The Board shall keep true accounts of-
(a) all sums of money received and expended by the
Board and the matters in respect of which such
receipts and expenditures take place; and


(b) the stock in trade of the Board; and
(c) the assets and liabilities of the Board which shall be
prepared in such a manner as to show separately
the fixed or capital assets of the Board and the sums
owing on account of loans or advances.
(2) The Board shall keep a separate account for each com-
modity it handles and no funds in the account of any commodity
shall be used to pay for or in connection with the purchase,
processing, handling or export of any other commodity.
(3) The Board shall cause to be kept proper and sufficient
books of account and other books in relation to its business and
such books shall be kept at the office of the Board and shall be
open to the inspection of members of the Board and the Auditor.


Annual report
and audit.







Exemption
from Income
Tax.
No. 1 of 1956.


23. The Board shall furnish to the Governor in Council as
soon as possible after the expiration of each financial year a
report upon the administration of the affairs of the Board during
the preceding year, together with a balance sheet and statement
of the revenue and expenditure of the Board duly audited by the
Government Auditor or such other auditor as may be approved by
the Governor in Council. The report, balance sheet and state-
ment shall as soon as possible thereafter be laid before the Legis-
lative Council.

24. Notwithstanding the provisions of the Income Tax Ordi-
nance, 1956, the income of the Board shall be wholly exempt from
income tax.


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Passed the Legislative Council this 7th day of May, 1959.


J. B. CONNELL,
Acting Clerk of Legislative Council.
(J. 7/1958).


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