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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE

Spublished bby Authorit .


VOL. 93.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 8 NOVEMBER, 1960. [No. 51.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES. 8. National Anthem.
9. His Honour the Administrator
No. 435. leaves.
REMEMBRANCE DAY. All ex-service men should wear their
Medals.
It is notified for general information Medals held by relatives of deceased
that Remembrance Day will be com- men may be worn by such relatives on
memorated on Sunday, 13th November, the right breast.
1960. For the purpose of the Ceremony and
8th November, 1960. the silence to be observed at the War
I Memorial, time will be taken by the
(557.) Cathedral Clock.
o. 46. All persons are requested to observe
No. 436. the two minutes silence at 11.00 a.m. and
PROGRAMME FOR REMEMBRANCE all vehicular traffic and normal activities
DAY. should be suspended during the silence.
8th November, 1960.
SUNDAY, 13TH NOVEMBER, 1960.
The official commemoration of Remem- 0. 437.
brance Day will take place at the War APPOIN MENTS. \
Memorial, Market Square, Kingstown,
beginning at 10.45 a.m. Honourable HUGH FRASER, M.B.E.,
The form of the ceremony will be as M.P., has been appointed Parliamentary
follows:- Under Secretary of State for the Colo-
owsnies with effect from 31st October, 1960,
1. Arrival of His Honour the Ad- in succession to Mr. JULIAN AMERY,
ministrator at 10.57 a.m. M.P., who has been appointed Secretary
2. At 11 a.m. a gun will be fired from of State for Air.
Police Headquarters to indicate 8th November, 1960.
the commencement of the two
minutes silence, and another gun (598.)
at 11.02 a.m. to denote the termin-
ation of the silence. No. 438.
3. The Last Post. HOSPITALS' BOARD OF VISITORS.
4. Hymn: "O God our help in ages
past". The following persons have been ap-
5. Prayers. pointed members of the Hospitals'
6. Laying of Wreaths. Board of Visitors for a period of one
7. Reveille". year with effect from 1st June, 1960.



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324 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 8 NOVEMBER, 1960.-(No. 51.)


Mr. C. NORRIS (Chairman),
Mrs. W. A. HADLEY,
Mrs. H. H. HAMLET,
Mr. K. PUNNETT.
8th November, 1960.
(S.S. 202.)

No. 439.
RESIGNATION.


Mr. ASHFORD V. LEWIS, Class III
Clerk, Customs and Excise Department,
with effect from 2nd November, 1960.
8th November, 1960.
(P.F. 821.)

No. 440.
HURRICANE DONNA RELIEF FUND.'

The following is a list of donations
received on behalf of the Hurricane
Donna Relief fund:-


Already acknowledged .
Staff & Pupils, Dorsetshire
Hill Government School..


Sth November, 1960.


No. 441.


$621.89

20.00

$641.89


LEGISLATION.


The following Document is published
with this issue of the Gazette:-
S.R. & O. No. 35.-The Legislative
Council (Elections) Rules, 1960.
(M.P. 406.)
8th November, 1960.

No. 442.
SUPPLEMENT TO GAZETTE.


Cases, three (3) Combined Lower and
Upper Cases, two (2) Case Type Racks
and one (1) Forme Rack at the Govern-
ment Printing Office.
Prospective purchasers can inspect
these articles between the hours of
8 a.m.-12 noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
daily.
Tenders should be addressed to the
Financial Secretary, and distinctly
marked on the envelope 'Tenders for
purchasing of Type Stand Cases etc.'.
The Government does not bind itself
to accept the highest or any Tender.
1st November, 1960.
By Command,
E. A. BRATHWAITE,
Chief Secretary.
GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
8th November, 1960.

I) DPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

ST. VINCENT BANANA GROWERS
ASSOCIATION.

The following is the text of a release
from the St. Vincent Banana Growers
Association.
"Commencing November 8th and
9th Geest Industries (B.W.I.) Ltd.
will be accepting minimum weight
stems of 16 lbs.
As from and including November
22nd and 23rd, they will be reverting
permanently to minimum weight of
18 lb. stems."
F. E. WILLIAMS,
Secretary/Manager.
2nd November, 1960.


Copies of Minutes of the Meeting of NOTICE OF MEETING.
the Legislative Council held on 6th
October, 1960, which may be seen at Registered growers of the Mesopota-
Government Office, the Kingstown Li- mia District Branch of the St. Vincent
brary, and at all Revenue Offices, are Banana Growers Association are invited
published with this issue of the Gazette. to attend a meeting of the Branch to be
8th November, 1960. held at the Marriaqua Government
School on Sunday 13th November, 1960,
No. 432. -; at 4. p.m.
TENDER NOTICE. AGENDA.
1. Prayers.
TENDERS FOR PURCHASE OF TYPE CASES 2. Minutes of meeting of 9th Septem-
AND RACKS. n. 1fOn


Sealed Tenders will be received at the
Financial Secretary's Office until 3
o'clock p.m. on Friday 25th November,
1960 for the purchase of one or more of
the following articles :-twenty-seven
(27) Lower Type Cases, twenty-two
(22) Upper Cases, two (2) Type Stand


uer, I.Uvv.
3. Matters arising out of the Minutes.
4. Discussion on Price Assistance
Scheme.
5. Other Business.
A. D. DRAYTON,
Secretary, District Branch.
3rd November, 1960.


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SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 8 NOVEMBER, 1960.-(No. 51.)


NOTICES.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

COCOA INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT SCHEME.

Distribution of Rooted Cuttings of
Selected Strains of Trinidad and
Grenada Cacao for Planting
in 1961.

1. Persons desirous of obtaining
rooted cacao cuttings from the cacao
stations for planting in 1961, should
apply on the forms provided for that
purpose entitled:
"Application Form for Rooted
Cacao Cuttings Propagated for Dis-
tribution by the Cacao Industry De-
velopment Scheme of St. Vincent."
2. Application forms are obtainable
at the Head Office, Department of Agri-
culture, Kingstown, or from any of the
District Agricultural Officers.
3. Application forms should be for-
warded to the Superintendent of Agri-
culture, Department of Agriculture,
Kingstown, on or before 30th Novem-
ber, 1960.
4. Applications for Rooted Cacao
Cuttings received after 30th November,
1960, will neither be acknowledged nor
considered.
5. A charge of ten (10) cents per
plant will be made plus transportation
at fifty (50) cents per mile for a truck
load of plants delivered to a point as
near as possible to the site at which
they are to be planted. Payment must
be made at Head Office, Agriicultural
Department, before the cuttings will be
supplied. Estates will be expected to
arrange their own transport. Replace-
ment of dead plants up to 10% of the
of the original given out will be sup-
plied at the rate of ten cents (10c.) per
plant. Any supplies required above
this percentage will be charged for at
the rate of 20c. per plant.
A new application must be made
out each year for cocoa plants.
6. N.B. The conditions under which
rooted cacao cuttings will be issued are
as follows:-
(i) The area selected by an appli-
cant will be inspected by an authorised
officer as soon as possible after the re-
ceipt of the application for the purpose
of determining the suitability of the
site in regard to altitude, soil type, wind
protection and other ecological and en-
vironmental conditions. The applicant
will then be notified whether or not the
area is approved for planting cocoa.
(ii) If for stated good reasons the
area is declared to be unsuitable for
planting cocoa clones, no allocation of
plants will be made to the applicant.


(iii) If the area is declared suitable,
an authorised officer will inform the
applicant what minimum action is re-
quired of him by the Department of
Agriculture in regard to provision of
overhead shade ground shade, wind-
breaks, soil conservation measures, soil
preparation etc. The Agriculture De-
partment will render all necessary ad-
vice and guidance in this connection.
(iv) The minimum area for which
plants will be issued will be that which
will contain one hundred and fifty (150)
rooted cuttings planted at a spacing of
12 ft. x 12 ft. in a single block, the equi-
valent of one-half (1/2) of an acre.
(v) The area to be planted will be
re-inspected by an authorised officer
immediately before the proposed date of
delivery of the plants in order to ascer-
tain whether all conditions have been
satisfactorily fulfilled, and whether the
area is in a suitable state of prepara-
tion for planting.
(vi) Authorised officers of the De-
partment of Agriculture will make
periodical inspections of the planted
areas as often as may be considered
necessary for the purpose of observing
field conditions, the development of the
young plants and advising growers on
the care and management of the young
plants.
7. Applicants are advised to take ad-
vantage of the information and guid-
ance freely offered by their Agricultural
Officers, thereby ensuring that they
start off correctly on the road to revival
of our Cocoa Industry.
C. L. deFREITAS,
Acting Superintendent
of Agriculture.
25th October, 1960.

SALE OF CITRUS PLANTS-CAMDEN PARK
EXPERIMENT STATION AND BOTANIC
GARDENS.

It is hereby notified for general in-
formation that Citrus Plants of the fol-
lowing varieties are available for sale
from the above nurseries at a price of
30 per plant:-
Oranges
Tangerines
Grapefruits
Limes
Orders should be made to the Agri-
cultural Officer (Research), Camden
Park Experiment Station and to the
Foreman, Botanic Gardens. Transpor-
tation of plants is not provided and pay-
ment for plants must be made prior to
delivery.
M. E. FORDE,
for Superintendent of Agriculture.
21st October, 1960.












326 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 8 NOVEMBER, 1960.-(No. 51.)


SALE OF PIGS.

It is hereby notified for general infor-
mation that a limited number of young
PIGS (Large Black) are available for
sale to the public at Camden Park Ex-
periment Station.
Interested persons may contact the
Agricultural Officer (Research) at Cam-
den Park from whom further informa-
tion may be obtained.
C. L. deFREITAS,
Acting Superintendent of
Agriculture.
8th November, 1960.


EDUCATION NOTICE.

GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION
EXAMINATION.

It is hereby notified for the informa-
tion of interested persons that the Gen-
eral Certificate of Education Examina-
tion will be held in St. Vincent in June,
1961.
Before applicants will be accepted as
candidates for this examination, they
must be certified by the Education Offi-
cer as fit to take it. For such purpose,
the Education Officer will require evi-
dence that the applicant has been pur-
suing a suitable course of study.
Candidates may offer from one to ten
subjects at the Ordinary Level, and/or
from one to five subjects at the Ad-
vanced Level. They will be eligible for
a Certificate in respect of the subjects
in which they pass.
The following are the fees payable-
(i) An initial entry fee of two dol-
lars and forty cents.
(ii) An examination fee of two dol-
lars and forty cents per subject
at Ordinary Level, and six dol-
lars per subject at Advanced
Level.
(iii) A fee of two dollars per person
to cover the cost of transporta-
tion of scripts to London by air.
Candidates should submit to the Local
Correspondent in writing not later than
the 31st January 1961, their full names,
Birth Certificate, subjects offered for
the examination and the Treasury re-
ceipt for the fees stated above.
Further particulars can be obtained
from the Local Correspondent.
S. C. CONNELL,
Local Correspondent.
Kingstown,
28th October, 1960.


POLICE NOTICE.

It is notified for general information
that the Inspection of Weights and
Measures for the year 1960, will com-
mence on Tuesday, 1st November 1960.
Persons concerned are asked to pre-
sent their Weights and Measures at the
Police Stations in their Districts on the
dates Scheduled.
CHATEAUBELAIR-
On Tuesday, 1st to Wednesday 2nd
November, 1960.
SPRING VILLAGE-
On Thursday 3rd November, 1960.
BARROUALLIE-
On Friday 4th to Saturday 5th
November, 1960.
LAYOU-
On Monday 7th to Tuesday 8th No-
vember, 1960.
QUESTELLES-
On Wednesday 9th, to Thursday
10th November, 1960.
KINGSTOWN-
On Monday 14th to Saturday 3rd
December, 1960.
SANDY BAY-
On Tuesday 1st to Wednesday 2nd
November, 1960.
GEORGETOWN-
On Thursday 3rd, to Wednesday
9th November, 1960.
COLONARIE-
On Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th
November, 1960.
BIABOU--
On Monday 14th to Wednesday
16th November, 1960.
STUBBS-
On Thursday 17th to Saturday
19th November, 1960.
MESOPOTAMIA-
On Monday 21st to Wednesday
23rd November, 1960.
CALLIAQUA-
On Friday 11th to Saturday 12th
November, 1960.
GRENADINES-
On Friday 25th November to Satur-
day 17th December, 1960.

S. A. ANDERSON,
Chief of Police.
Police Headquarters,
Kingstown,
18th October, 1960.















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 8 NOVEMBER, 1960.-(No. 51.) 327


TREASURY NOTICES.

INLAND REVENUE DEPARTMENT.

Notice is hereby given that the undermentioned persons having become
defaulters under the "Land and House Tax Ordinance", their properties having
been levied upon will be offered for sale at 1.30 p.m. on Saturday 12th November,
1960 at the Inland Revenue Department, Kingstown, for the recovery of taxes
due.
MOULTON V. WILLIAMS,
Acting Accountant General.
Treasury Chambers,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent, W.I.
17th October, 1960.
DISTRICT V.

Name of Owner or Situation of Description of
Occupier. Property Property.


Charles, Alexander
Cain, Millicent
Crawford, Angelina
Dennie, Christiana
Francois, Ethany
Laborde, Octavia
McKenzie, Thomas, Jr.
Nanton, Florence
Robinson, David
Samuel, George
White, Mary, Hrs.
Williams, Albert 1st
Williams, Thomas T.



Byron, Anna
French, Albert A., Hrs.
Robertson, Mary


Rose Hall
West Wood
Tuscany
Troumaca
Rose Bank/Tuscany
Rose Bank
Coull's Hill
Sharpes Village
Palmyra
Palmyra
La Fargue
Rose Hall
Coull's Hill

DISTRICT I.
Richmond Hill
Richmond Hill
Evesham Vale


3 acs. 0 rd. 14 pls.
1 Dwelling house
5 Acres
1 Dwelling house
4 acs. 3 rds. 11 pls.
1 Dwelling house
1 Dwelling house
1 Dwelling house
4 acs. 2 rds. 21 pls.
2 acres
12 acs.rds rds. 0 pl.
3 acs. 2 rds. 0 pl.
1 Dwelling house


1 Dwelling house
1 House spbt
1 DWelling house.


INLAND REVENUE DEPARTMENT.

Notice is hereby given that the undermentioned persons having become
defaulters under the "Local Government Ordinance", their properties having
been levied upon in accordance with Ordinance No. 17 of 1951, Sec. 39, will
be offered for sale at 1.30 p.m. on Saturday 12th November, 1960, at the Inland
Revenue Department, kingstown, for the recovery of rates due.


Treasury Chambers,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent, W.I.,
17th October, 1960.


MOULTON V. WILLIAMS,
ActiAg Accountant General.


TOWN Or BARROUALE.


Name of Owner or
Occupier
Ashton, Garland
Barbour, John
Badnock, Francis
Charles, Elna
DeLeeia, Vivian
Frantig, Clairmont
Frederick, Robertha
Frederick, Edric, Hrs.
Garrick, Vesta


Situation of
Property.


Barrouallie
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.


Description of
Property.


Dwelling house
House spot
Dwelling house
Dwelling house
Dwellhig house
Dwelling house
Dweliffig house
Dwellitn house
Dwelling house


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328 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 8 NOVEMBER, 1960.-(No. 51.)


Name of Owner or Situation of Description of
Occupier Property. Property.


John, Iris
Johnson, Thomas, Hrs.
Mandeville, Gladstone
McRennie, Andrew
Mason, Joseph
Nichols, Anne
Ogarro, Enid
Ogarro, Wilmoth
Richards, Henry
Roberts, Dennis
Samuel, Carrol
Stephen, Horatio
Trant, Ada
Trumpet, Dorothy


Barrouallie
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.


Dwelling house
House spot
Dwelling house
Dwelling house
Dwelling house
Dwelling house
Dwelling house
Dwelling house
Dwelling house
Dwelling house
Dwelling house
Dwelling house
Dwelling house
Dwelling house


INLAND REVENUE DEPARTMENT.

Notice is hereby given that the undermentioned persons having become
defaulters under the "Local Government Ordinance", their properties having
been levied upon in accordance with Ordinance No. 17 of 1951, Sec. 39, will
be offered for sale at 1.30 p.m. on Saturday 12th November, 1960 at the Inland
Revenue Department, Kingstown, for the recovery of rates due.

MOULTON V. WILLIAMS,
Acting Accountant General.
Treasury Chambers,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent, W.I.,
17th October, 1960.
TOWN OF CALLIAQUA.

Name of Owner or Situation of Description of
Occupier. Property. Property.


Constantine, Vennor
Mason, Rosamond
Payne, Lydia


Calliaqua
do.
do.


1 House spot
1 Dwelling house
1 Dwelling house


INLAND REVENUE DEPARTMENT.

Notice is hereby given that in Accordance with Section 49 of the "Land
and House Tax Ordinance", Chapter 194 as amended by Ordinance No. 12
of 1954, the following Properties which were sold for Arrears of Taxes on 24th
September, 1960, will vest absolutely in the purchasers' names, unless the
Owners or any other person or persons having an interest in the properties sold
pay into the Treasury the said Purchase Price Plus Ten Per Centum thereof
before the expiration of three (3) months from date of sale.
MOULTON V. WILLIAMS,
Acting Accountant General.
Treasury Chambers,
St. Vincent,
19th October, 1960.


Name of Owner or
Occupier.

Cruickshank, Claudius
John, Amecia
Nash, Charles
Porter, Christopher
Samuel, Ida
Wickham, Advira


Situation of
Property.


Gabriel Village
Lammies
Hermitage
Spring
Grove
Grove


Description of
Property.


1 Dwelling house
2 Roods
2 Acres
2 ac. 1 rd. 31 pls.
2 ac. 3 rd. 19 pls.
4 ac. 2 rds. 29 pls.


Amount
sold for.


$1.20
.90
1.10
1.80
1.40
2.00


Date.


24.9.60
24.9.60
24.9.60
24.9.60
24.9.60
24.9.60


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SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 8 NOVEMBER, 1960.-(No. 51.) 329


INLAND REVENUE DEPARTMENT.

Notice is hereby given that the undermentioned persons having become
defaulters under the "Land and House Tax Ordinance", their properties having
been levied upon will be offered for sale at 1.30 p.m. on Saturday 19th Novem-
ber, 1960, at the Inland Revenue Department, Kingstown, for the recovery of
taxes due.
MOULTON V. WILLIAMS,
Acting Accountant General.
Treasury Chambers,
Kingstown,
22nd October. 1960.
DISTRICT II.


Name of Owner
Or Occupier.


Bristol, Gloria
Bristol, Plumie
Bucchan, Ruth
Burnette, Abraham
Charles, Evelyn
Charles, Meldon
Clarke, John
Cornwall, Ruth
Edwards, Thomas
Frank, Joseph, Jr.
Hadley, James
Henry, Olenor
Jack, Adolphus
Jackson, Everad
John, Annetta
Johnson, Jonathan
Kirton, Matilda
Letteen, Baby
Lewis, James
Liverpool, Theodosia
McDowall, Walter C.
Parsons, Esmie
Phillips, Livingstone
Pompey, Dorie
Pope, Elizabeth
Pope, Eustace
Prince, Eli
Sam, Hamilton
Simmons, Milton
Sylvester, Richard
Williams, Edward

LAND AND HOUSE TAX NOTICE.


It is hereby notified that Land and
House Tax in respect of the current
year will be received without fine at the
Inland Revenue. Department, Kings-
town, and at District Revenue Offices
at Georgetown, Barrouallie and Union
Island during the period 1st November
to 31st December, 1960, and at Sandy
Bay, Colonarie, Biabou, Mesopotamia,
Layou and Chateaubelair on the dates
listed hereunder:-
Sandy Bay-On Monday 21st Nov-
ember and 12th December.
Colonarie-On Thursday 3rd, 10th,
17th, 24th November and 1st, 8th,
15th and 22nd December.
Biabou-On Tuesday 6th, 13th, 20th
and 27th December.


Situation of
Property.


Union Village
Union
Sans Souci
Montique
Mt. Pleasant
Union
Byera Hill
Chester Cottage
Diamond
Chester Cottage
Mt. Grennan
Chester Cottage
Mt. Grennan
Sans Souci
Sans Souci
Greggs
Sans Souci
Sans Souci
Byera Hill
Hopewell
Richland Park
Farm
Freeland
Richland Park
Greggs
Sans Souci
Farm
Sans Souci
Mt. Grennan
Sans Souci
Montique


Description of
Property.


1 Dwelling House
1 Dwelling House
1 Spot
1 rd. 24 pls.
2 Roods
1 Dwelling House
1 Spot
1 Spot
32 Poles
1 Spot
4 ac. 3 rd. 35 pls.
1 Spot
1 Dwelling House
1 Spot
1 Spot
3 rd. 2 pls.
1 Spot
1 Spot
5 ac. 3 rd. 38 pis.
1 Spot
1 Spot
1 Acre
1 Spot
2 Roods
1 Rood
1 Spot
1 Acre
1 Dwelling House
1 Dwelling House
1 Spot
1 rd. 20 pls.


Mesopotamia-On Friday 4th, 18th,
and 25th November and 2nd, 9th
16th December.
Layou-On Monday 7th, Thursday
17th and 24th November and Mon-
day 5th and Thursday 15th and
29th December.
Chateaubelair-On Friday 4th, Tues-
day 15th and Friday 25th Novem-
ber and Tuesday 6th, 13th and 20th
December.

MOULTON V. WILLIAMS,
Acting Accountant General.

Treasury Chambers,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent,
16th September, 1960.


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330 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 8 NOVEMBER, 1960.-(No. 51.)


POST OFFICE NOTICE.
POST EARLY FOR CHRISTMAS.

The latest times for closing Mails to ensure delivery to destination before
Christmas Day are as follows:-


DESTINATION


GREAT BRITAIN &
EUROPE
UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA
CANADA

BRITISH GUIANA


GRENADA


BY SURFACE MAIL BY AIR MAIL
Letters & Parcels Letters
Prints Parcels Letters

November 22nid November 22nd! December 8th

November 22nd November 22hid December 10th

November 22nd November 22nd December 10th

December 3rd December 2nd December 12th

. December 10th December 9th December 17th


TRINIDAD & TOBAGO .. December 10th i December 9th

WEST INDIES (OTHER) . November 26th November 25th

INLAND (Except Grenadines) December 19th December 19th


December 17th

December 14th


If suitable opportunities offer, supplementary Christmas Mails will be
despatched.


General Post Office,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent,
20th October, 1960.


ARROWROOT BOARD
NOTICE.

Prices for the 1960/61 crop have been
fixed as follows:
Grade 1 .. $18.00 per 100 lb.
Grade 2 .. $15.75 per 100 lb.
Grade 3 .. $13.90 per 100 lb.
Ungraded .. $ 7.00 per 100 lb.
Quality continues to be of the great-
est importance and all concerned are en-
treated to do all in their power to co-
operate in this respect.
By Order of the Board.
R. L. G. ROACH,
General Manager
1st November, 1960.


CUSTOMS NOTICE.
It is hereby notified that the Sale by
Public Auction of the undermentioned
Articles which was scheduled to take
place on the 19th October 1960 was post-


T. M. VELOX,
Acting Colonial Postmaster.


poned and will now take place at H.M.
Customs, Kingstown, at 1.30 p.m. on the
9th November 1960.
*One Sailing Schooner "Triumphant
Native" 41 Tons Nett
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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1960, No. 35.


LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ELECTIONS) RULES.

(Gazetted 8th November, 1960.)

1. Short title. These Rules may be cited as the Legislative Council
(Elections) Rules, 1960.

2. Interpretation. In these Rules-
"the Ordinance" means the Legislative Council (Elections) Ordin-
ance, 1951.


3. Remuneration to Registration Officers.
cer shall be paid the sum of sixty dollars for his services
the registration of electors in an electoral district.


A Registration Offi-
in connection with


4. Remuneration to Assistant Registration Officers. (1) An
Assistant Registration Officer shall be paid the sum of forty dollars for his
services in connection with the registration of electors in an electoral district
in an enumeration year: Provided that an Assistant Registration Officer
appointed in respect of the Electoral District of the Grenadines shall be paid
the sum of sixty dollars for his services.
(2) In any year not being an enumeration year an Assistant Registration
Officer shall be paid the sum of thirty dollars for his services in connection
with the -registration of electors in an electoral district: Provided that the
Assistant Registration Officer appointed in respect of the Islands of Mustique
and Mayreau in the Electoral district of the Grenadines shall each be paid the
sum of fifteen dollars for their services.

5. Remuneration to Enumerators. The Enumerators, for a house
to house canvas for the preparation of the list of electors, shall be paid the
sum of ten cents per name entered in the Index Book: Provided that no
Enumerator shall be paid less than twenty-five dollars in respect of his services.

6. Remuneration to Returning Officers. Every Returning Offi-
cer shall be paid the sum of sixty dollars for his services in connection with
the election of a member for an electoral district if the election is contested,
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7. Remuneration to, Election Clerks. Every Election Clerk
shall be paid the sum of twenty-five dollars for his services in connection with
the election of a member for an electoral district if the election is contested,
and the sum of twenty dollars if the election is not contested.

8. Remuneration to Presiding Officers. Every Presiding Offi-
cer shall be paid the sum of fifteen dollars for his services in connection with
the election of a member for an electoral district.

9. Remuneration to Poll Clerks. Every Poll Clerk shall be paid
the sum of ten dollars for his services in connection with the election of a
member for an electoral district.

10. Typing of Preliminary Lists. A Typist, appointed to type
copies of the Preliminary Lists of Electors, shall be paid at the rate of two
cents for each name typed.

11. Rental of Polling Stations. For each polling station rented
for polling day, there shall be paid a sum not exceeding four dollars.

12. Duties of Returning Officers. (1) Upon his being appointed,
the Returning Officer shall take and subscribe to the oath set out as Form
No. 20 in the First Schedule to the Ordinance, and transmit such oath to the
Supervisor of Elections.
(2) He shall receive and study carefully the instruction books to return-
ing officers, presiding officers and poll clerks (Books C and D) and the Ordin-
ance.
(3) He shall establish an official office in his electoral district.
(4) He shall receive and cheek the supplies to be used for the taking
of the poll and secure the necessary number of ballot boxes.
(5) He shall receive and endorse the writ of election.
(6) On receipt of the writ he shall issue the election notice.
(7) He shall send one form of the nomination paper and one form of
the statutory declarations to every prospective candidate.
(8) He shall attend at the place fixed for nomination from 9 a.m. to
12 noon on nomination day; receive the nomination papers and statutory
declarations of candidates with the requisite deposits; issue receipts; supply
forms to candidates for the appointment of agents; lodge deposits in the Trea-
sury or Sub-Treasury; and undertake all other duties in connection with the
nomination as directed by the Supervisor of Elections.
(9) In cases where there is only one candidate nominated, he shall des-
patch to the Supervisor of Elections the returns necessary.
(10) He shall make all arrangements for and supervise' the taking of the
poll on polling day; and have collected after the close of the poll on polling day,
the ballot boxes and the preliminary statement of the poll.






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(11) On the evening of polling day he shall prepare the preliminary
compilation of the votes polled, and communicate the results as soon as available
to the Supervisor of Elections.
(12) He shall add up the votes on the day fixed for that purpose by
checking all the ballots cast for the candidates or which have been rejected
by the presiding officers.
(13) He shall check and certify accounts for the election clerk, presiding
officers, poll clerks, or any other officers appointed to serve in the electoral
district for election purposes, and also polling stations' accounts.
(14) He shall endorse the return to the writ and forward it to the Super-
visor of Elections with the other papers and accounts as directed by the Ordin-
ance.
(15) He shall perform such duties as the Supervisor of Elections may
direct.
(16) He shall make a report to the Supervisor of Elections setting out:
(a) the day on which the writ was received and endorsed;
(b) the day on which the election notices were distributed;
(c) the number of polling stations established in his electoral
district;
(d) the nomination papers which were received and the nominations
which were rejected, together with the cause for their rejection;
(e) the condition and number of ballot boxes and keys which were
received;
(f) the day or days on which the final counting of the votes was
done;
(g) the day on which the declaration of the candidate elected was
made;
(h) the name of the non-commissioned officer of police in whose
custody the ballot boxes were deposited;
(i) any matters of particular significance or intent relating to the
polling and the counting of the votes.

13. Symbols. (1) There shall be printed upon every ballot paper
opposite to-the names of each candidate, one of the symbols shown in the Ap-
pendices to these Rules which shall be allotted to each candidate in the manner
hereinafter provided.
(2) When the Supervisor of Elections is satisfied that a recognized
political party has applied for a symbol, he shall allocate a symbol shown in
Appendix A to these Rules to such party, and the official candidate of such
party, in each electoral district, shall be entitled to have the party symbol
printed opposite his name.
(3) In the case of other candidates the Supervisor of Elections shall
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14. Lists of Electors. (1) For the purpose of a general election
fifty copies of each list of electors for each polling station shall be printed.
(2) Every prospective candidate shall be entitled to one full set of
the lists of electors for his electoral district free of cost.
(3) Subject to the distribution hereinbefore provided for, available lists
of electors shall be sold to prospective candidates and to the general public
at the rate of four cents a page for the list of electors relating to any polling
division.
15. Election Documents. Office copies of any election documents
supplied shall be paid for at the rate of eighteen cents for every folio of one
hundred words.

16. Grant of Leave by Employers to Electors. Every employ-
er shall permit each elector in his employ to be absent from his work on polling
day for ohe hour in addition to the normal mid-day meal hour.

17. First Schedule to Ordinance Amended. The First Schedule
to the Ordinance is hereby amended as follows:-
(a) by substituting the word "Administrator" for the word "Governor"
wherever that word appears in Form 1 therein; and
(b) by substituting the symbol of a cup for the symbol of a bicycle,
and the symbol of a knife for the symbol of a clock, appearing in
Forms 30 and 31 therein.

18. Second Schedule to Ordinance Amended. The Second
Schedule to the Ordinance is hereby amended--
(a) by substituting the word "Administrator" for the word "Governor"
appearing in Rule 2 therein; and
(b) by inserting the words "after the appointed day" immediately after
the word "days" appearing in the second line of Rule 27 therein.

19. Penalty. Any person found guilty of an offence against these
Rules shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-four
dollars.
20. Revocation. The Legislative Council (Elections) Rules, 1951
(S.R. & 0. 1951, No. 87), the Legislative Council (Elections) (Amendment)
Rules, 1951 (S.R. & 0. 1951, No. 91), the Legislative Council (Elections)
(Amendment) Rules, 1954 (S.R. & 0. 1954, No. 37), the Legislative Council
(Elections) (Amendment) Rules, 1957, (S.R. & 0. 1957, No. 37), and the Legis-
lative Council (Elections) (Amendment) Rules, 1958 (S.R. & 0. 1958, No. 2)
are hereby revoked but without prejudice to anything lawfully done or any
order lawfully made or given under them or any of them.












21. Saving. Forms 25, 26 4nd 26A in the First Schedule to the
Ordinance, as substituted by the Legislative Council (Elections) Rules, 1951
(S.R. & 0. 1951, No. 87) shall remain in force until other Forms are substituted
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Made by the Administrator in Council under Section 82 of the Legislative
Council (Elections) Ordinance, 1951, (No. 13 of 1951) this 1st day of Novem-
ber, 1960.

J. V. ALVES,
Clerk of Executive Council.
(M.P. 406.)
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