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SA INT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE


PubIT IhelN i) Iuhorit .


VOL. 94.] SAINT VINCENT, '1TESDAY, 21 MARCH, 1961. [No. 14.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.


No. 82.
APPOINTMENTS.

LIQUOR LICENSING BOARDS.

In accordance with the provisions of Section 5 of the Liquor Licence Ordinance
No. 11 of 1948, the following persons have been appointed as members of the
several Liquor Licensing Boards for a period of one year with effect from 1st
January, 1961:-


The Magistrate of the District,
H. C. JAMES, Esq.,
J. E. RICHARDS, Esq.

The Magistrate of the District,
F. SCOTT, Esq.
H. A. DAVIS, Esq., O.B.E.

The Magistrate of the District,
The Revenue Officer, Barrouallie,
The Headteacher, Barrouallie Anglican School.

The Magistrate of the District,
The Headteacher, Chateaubelair
A. R. CUMMINGS, Esq.

The Magistrate of the District,
DAWSON WALLACE, Esq.,
The Headteacher, Bequia Anglican School.

The Magistrate of the District,
The Revenue, Officer, Union Island,
DAVID MCTAIR, Esq.
21st March, 1961.
(C.M.F. 177.)


Charlotte Parish.


The Parishes of St. George
and St. Andrew.


The Parish of St. Patrick.


}The Parish of St. David.


The


IThe
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Grenadines (Bequia).


Southern Grenadines.


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78 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 21 MARCH, 1961.-(No. 14.)


No. 83.
RECEIVERS OF WRECK.

It is hereby notified that in accordance with the provisions of Section 19 of
the Wrecks Ordinance Cap. 204, the following officers have been appointed
Receivers of Wreck for the respective districts stated, as from 16th February, 1961.


The Harbour Master, St. Vincent ......



The District Officer, Southern Gren-
adines


The Officer in charge Revenue Office,
Georgetown

The Officer in charge Revenue Office,
Barrouallie

The Officer in charge Revenue Office,
Bequia


Coastline area extending through the
Parishes of St. Andrew, St. Georges
and part of Charlotte to South Union
Bay.

Islands of the St. Vincent Southern
Grenadines-Union Island to Can-
ouan.

Coastline area extending through
Charlotte Parish to North Union Bay.

Coastline area extending through the
Parishes of St. David and St. Patrick.

Islands of Bequia, Mustique and sur-
rounding islets.


21st March, 1961.


No. 84.


VACATION LEAVE.

Mr. W. C. RAILTON, Executive Engineer,
has been granted 110 days vacation leave
with effect from 15th March, 1961.
21st March, 1961.
(P.F. 861.)



No. 85.
Miss ENA MORRIS, Ward Sister, Colonial
Hospital, has been granted 138 days va-
cation leave with effect from 15th March,
1961.
21st March, 1961.
(P.F. 801.)



No. 86.
BANK HOLIDAYS.

Under the Bank Holidays Ordinance,
Friday the 31st March, 1961 (Good Fri-
day), and Monday 3rd April, 1961 (Easter
Monday), being Bank Holidays, all Pub-
lic Offices will be closed on those days.
21st March, 1961.



No. 87.
BARROUALLIE TOWN BOARD.

RESIGNATION.

Mr. CONRAD FRANCIS has resigned his
seat as a member of the Barrouallie
Town Board with effect from 31st Janu-
ary, 1961.
21st March, 1961.


No. 79.


VACANT POSTS.


VACANT POST OF CLERK/TYPIST, PRISONS
DEPARTMENT, ST. VINCENT.

Applications are invited for the vacant
post of Clerk/Typist, Prisons Department.
The post is non-pensionable. Salary
scale $864 x $72 $1,296. Point of entry
into the scale will depend on the candi-
date's qualifications and experience.
Further information may be obtained
from the Superintendent of Prisons,
Prisons Department.
Applications stating age, qualifications
and experience should be submitted,
along with two recent testimonials, to
the Chief Secretary, Government Office,
not later than 22nd March, 1961.
14th March, 1961.



No. 80.
VACANT POST OF SECRETARY/TYPIST, POLICE
DEPARTMENT, ST. VINCENT.

Applications are invited for the vacant
post of Secretary/Typist, Police Depart-
ment. The post is non-pensionable.
Salary scale $892.80 x 86.40- $1,152 x
$100.80 $1,958.40. Point of entry into
the scale will depend on the candidate's
qualifications and experience. Further
information may be obtained from the
Chief of Police, Police Headquarters.
Applications stating age, qualifications,
and experience should be submitted,
along with two recent testimonials, to
the Chief Secretary, Government Office,
not later than 27th March, 1961.
14th March, 1961.
















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 21 MARCH, 1961.-(No. 14.)


No. 74.
Posts of Technician, Laboratory.

Applications are invited from suitably
qualified persons for two vacant posts
of Technician at the Laboratory, Colonial
Hospital, St. Vincent.
The successful applicant should com-
mence as a Student Technician and
receive training (which includes a 6-
months' course in Trinidad) for three:
years at salary in the scale $633.63
x $100.80 $835.20 per annum. Con-
sideration may be given to payment of
salary above the minimum $52.80 per
month) according to the experience,
usefulness or other circumstances re-
lating to the Student.
At the end of training the Student is
eligible for appointment to the pension-
able post of Technician in the scale
$1,094.40 ;l $86.40 $2,044.80 x $115.20--
$2,390.40 per annum.
The revision of salaries is now receiv-
ing attention and it is likely that the
salary attached to these posts will be
increased shortly.
Applications accompanied by two testi-
monials, should be addressed to the
Chief Secretary, Government Office, St.
Vincent, and should reach him not later
than 1st April, 1961.
7th March, 1961.

By Command,

E. A. BRATHWAITE,
Chief Secretary.

GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
21st March, 1961.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

INCOME TAX NOTICE.
TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.

Every person concerned, not being a
Government Officer, is hereby reminded
that the latest date for the submission
of Income Tax Returns for assessment
in the year 1961 is the 31st March, and
that failure to give notice of charge-
ability is an offence against the Income
Tax Ordinance, rendering the person
concerned liable to a fine not exceediung
SEVEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY
DOLLARS.
2. EVERY PERSON whose income
accruing in, derived from the Colony
or elsewhere and whether received in
the Colony or not for the preceding
year, exceeded the statutory limit of
$480.00 i required to submit a return
in the prescribed form notwithstanding


that on account of approved deductions
no tax may eventually be chargeable,
and particular attention is directed to
the fact that the term "income" is
deemed to include not only money but
also allowances in kind.
3. Efforts are being made to send
forms to such persons. It is to be
clearly understood, however, that the
Income Tax Department is under no
obligation to send a return form to any-
one and that a person is not exonerated
from the statutory liability of making
a return even though a form may not
have been received from the Depart-
ment. Forms may be obtained, on ap-
plication, at the Revenue Offices at
Georgetown, Barrouallie, Bequia and
Union Island, or in any other district
from the Police Station situate therein
or from the Income Tax Department,
Kingstown, where any person requiring
information in connection therewith is
invited to enquire.
4. The form correctly completed,
should be accompanied by all necessary
supporting statements. Specimens of
the forms of account required from
small traders and from occupiers or
cultivators of land will be supplied on
request.
A. J. DaSILVA,
Inland Revenue Officer.
Inland Revenue Office,
Kingstown,
29th December, 1960.

NOTICE.
The Government Housing Loans Board
Is in the advanced stage of procuring a
loan of 30,000 from Barclays Bank. The
Board has decided that prospective bor-
rowers should submit applications on
the prescribed form. Copies of such
forms have recently been printed and
supplies forwarded to the Secretaries of
the Civil Service Association, the Teach-
ers Association and the Police Welfare
Association. Supplies are also obtain-
able from the Secretary of the Govern-
ment Housing Loans Board, Chief Min-
ister's Office.
Employees eligible for loans are:-
(1) Those employees who hold pen-
sionable offices and are confirmed
in such posts.
(2) Teachers who are pensionable un-
der the Teachers Pensions Ordin-
ance and whose appointments
have been confirmed.
(3) Non-Commissioned Officers and
Coastables of the Police Force
who have had not less than six
years service 1 to the Force.
J. V. ALVES,
Secretary,
UGovernment Housing Loans Board.
20th March, 1961.

















30 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 21 MARCII, 1961.-(No. 14.)


NOTICE TO MARINERS.
It is further notified that the Winker
Buoy at the entrance of Clifton Harbour,
Union Island, Southern Grenadines is
still out of order and undergoing repairs.
Mariners are therefore warned to be
particularly cautious when using this
passage way at night.
JAMES H. D. COX,
Collector of Customs and Excise.
H.M. Customs,
Kingstown.
4th March, 1961..

SHIPPING NOTICE.

The following wreck was found on the
beach at Georgetown, St. Vincent and
handed over to the Receiver on 16th
February, 1961.
If no claim is established for this
wreck, it will be disposed of according
S) Section 34 Cap. 204 of the Laws of
St. Vincent.
Description
One (1) Bow and Stern open
Row boat
Colour- White
Marks- Nil
Dimension- 12' X 4' X 2'
JAMES H. D. COX,
Chief Receiver of Wreck.
H.M. Customs,
St. Vincent.
17th February, 1961.


NOTICE.

SALE OF UNSERVICEABLE ARTICLES
AT THE INLAND REVENUE
DEPARTMENT.

It is hereby notified for general in-
formation that there will be put up for
sale by public auction at the Inland
Rev enue Department on Saturday, 25th
March, 1961, at 2.30 p.m. the following
articles: -
1 Bicycle
1 Addressing Machine
A. J. Da SILVA,
Inland Revenue Offics:..
Inland Revenue Department,
7th March, 1961.
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

CAMDEN PARK EXPERIMENT
STATION.

SALE OF CITRUS AND PEANUT PLANTS.

The Public is notified that we now
have available for Sale a large Quantity
of Citrus Plants at 504 each.
2. We also have available a limited
supply of selected Peanut Plants.


3. Interested persons are asked to get
in touch with the Agricultural Officer
(Research) for further information.
HUGH S. McCONNIE,
Superintendent of Agriculture.
20th March, 1961.

NOTICE.

BY AUTHORITY OF THE LOCAL
GOVERNMENT ORDINANCE
NUMBER 17 OF 1951.

APPEALS AGAINST ASSESSMENTS-1961


The Magistrates of the undermention-
ed Districts, will hold Special Sessions
for the purpose of hearing appeals of
which due notices shall have been given
against assessments made by the Clerks
of the undernientioned urban districts,
at the times and places stated here-
under:-
FIRST DISTRICT.
Layou: On Thursday the 16th day
of March, 1961 at 10.00 a.m.
Barrouallie: On Monday the 13th
day of March, 1961 at 10.00 a.m.
Chatcaubelair: On Monday the 27th
day of March, 1961 at 10.00 a.m.
SECOND DISTrICT.
Calliaqua: On Tuesday the 14th day
of March, 1961 at 10.00 a.m.
Georgetown: On Friday the 17th
day of March, 1961 at 10.00 a.m.
THIRD DISTRICT.
Port Elizabeth-Bequia: On Friday
the 3rd day of March, 1961 at 10.00 a.m.
Clifton-Union Island: On Tuesday
the 28th day of March, 1961 at 10.00
a.m.
C. E. A. RAWLE,
Magistrate.
Magistrate Chambers,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent.
13th February, 1961.
BARROUALLIE TOWN BOARD.

BY-ELECTION.

Notice is hereby given that in accord-
ance with Section 25 of the Local Gov-
ernment Ordinance, No. 17 of 1951, the
Clerk of the Barrouallie Town Board will
be in attendance at the Town Board
Office at Barrouallie on Monday 27th
March, 1961, from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
to receive nominations to fill the seat
of an elected member of the Barrouallie
Town Board vacated by Mr. Conrad
Francis.
Should a poll be required it will be
taken on Friday, 7th April, 1961, from
9.00 a.m. to 12 noon and again from 1.00
p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
NORMA FINDLAY,
Clerk & Returning Officer.
21st March, 1961.














SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 21 MARCH, 1961.-(No. 14.)


GENERAL ELECTIONS, 1961.

NOTICE TO PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES.

The notice of prospective candidates is drawn to the following provisions
of the Saint Vincent (Constitution) Order in Council, 1959, and of the Legis-
lative Council (Contracts with Government) (Disqualification) Ordinance,
1960.
Sections 27 and 28 of the Order in Council provide as follows:-

Qualifications "27. Subject to the next following section, a person shall
for elected be qualified to be elected as a member of the Legislative Coun-
membership. cil if, and shall not be qualified to be so elected unless he-
(a) is a British subject of the age of twenty-one years or
upwards, and
(b) has resided in Saint Vincent for a period of twelve
months immediately before the date of his nomina-
tion for election or is domiciled and resident in Saint
Vincent at that date, and
(c) is able to speak and, unless incapacitated by blindness
or other physical cause, to read the English language
with a degree of proficiency sufficient to enable him
to take an active part in the proceedings of the Coun-
cil.

Disqualifications 28. (1) No person shall be qualified to be appointed or
for nominated elected as a member of the Legislative Council who-
and elected
membership. (a) is, by virtue of his own act, under any acknowledg-
ment of allegiance, obedience or adherence to a for-
eign power or state;
(b) holds or is acting in any public office or the office of
judge of the Supreme Court;
(c) is a minister of religion;
(d) has been adjudged or otherwise declared bankrupt
under any law in force in any part of Her Majesty's
dominions and has not been discharged;
(e) is disqualified for membership of the Legislative
Council by any law enacted by the Legislature of
Saint Vincent by reason of his having any such inter-
est in any such Government contract as may be pre-
scribed by any such law;
(f) is a person certified to be insane or otherwise ad-
judged to be of unsound mind under any law in force
in Saint Vincent;
(g) subject to the provisions of the next following sub-
section, is under sentence of death imposed on him
by a court in any part of Her Majesty's dominions,
or is serving a sentence of imprisonment (by whatever
name called) exceeding twelve months imposed on
him by such a court, or substituted by competent au-
thority for some oth r sentiitnce imposed on him by such
a court, or is under such a sentence of imprisonment
the execution of which has been suspended;
(h) is disqualified for membership of the Legislative
Council by virtue of any law enacted by the Legisla-
ture of Saint Vincent relating to offences connected
with elections- or
(j) in the case of elected member, is disqualified for election
by any law enacted by tlie Legislature of Saint Vincent
by reason of his holding, or acting in any office the
functions of which involve--
(i) any responsibility for, or in connection with,
the conduct of any election; or
(ii) any responsibility for the compilation or revision
of any electoral register.















82 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 21 MARCH, 1961.-(No. 14.)


(2) For the purposes of paragraph (g) of the last fore-
going subsection-
(a) two or more sentences of imprisonment that are re-
quired to be served consecutively shall be regarded
as separate sentences if none of those sentences ex-
ceeds twelve months, but if any one of such sentences
exceeds that term they shall be regarded as one sen-
tence; and
(b) no account shall be taken of a sentence of imprison-
ment imposed as an alternative to or in default of
the payment of a fine."

"Public Office" is defined in the Order in Council as meaning "any office
of emolument in the public service", and "the public service" is defined as
meaning "the service of the Crown in a civil capacity in respect of the Gov-
ernment of Saint Vincent".
Any person who intends to contest a seat at the forthcoming general
elections and who holds any "public office" within the meaning of the Order
in Council should therefore vacate such office before Nomination Day.
Section 2 of the Legislative Council (Contracts with Government) (Dis-
qualification) Ordinance, 1960, provides as follows:-


Disqualification
for election to
Legislative
Council on ac-
count of interest
in Government
contracts.


"2. (1) Subject to the provisions of this section no
person shall be qualified to be elected as a member of the
Legislative Council if he, or any firm in which he is a partner
or any body corporate which he controls, is a party to any
contract made with the Government of the Territory, or a
department of that Government, or an officer of that Govern-
ment contracting as such, for the sale or lease of land (includ-
ing any interest in or over land), the sale of goods, or the
rendering of services, by that person or by that firm or body
corporate.

(2) A person shall not be disqualified to be elected as a
member of the Legislative Council by virtue of the preceding
subsection-
(a) if, at the date of his nomination for election, the
obligations imposed by the contract on him, or on the
firm or body corporate as aforesaid, have been
wholly performed or are unenforceable;
(b) by reason only of a contract for the sale of goods
where the amount or value of the consideration does
not exceed the specified amount and the sale does not
form part of a larger transaction or series of trans-
actions in respect of which the amount or value, or
aggregate amount or value, of the consideration ex-
ceeds the specified amount;
(c) by reason only of any contract made pursuant to any
arrangements for providing guaranteed prices or as-
sured markets for producers generally of any produce,
being arrangements made by or under any law in
force in the Territory;
(d) by reason only of any contract made in pursuance of
an obligation imposed by or under any law in force
in the Territory;
(e) by reason only of any contract under which profes-
sional services to members of the public are rendered,
wholly or partly at the public expense, in pursuance
of arrangements for the provision of such services by
members of a profession generally;
(f) by reason only of any contract made by that person in
the capacity of a member of the Government of the
Territory or by any body corporate which he controls
in that capacity; or
(g) by reason only of any contract made by that person
in the capacity of a member of any board, panel, com-
mittee or other similar body (whether incorporated or
not) established by any law in force in the Territory

























SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 21 MARCH, 1961.-(No. 14.) 85


STATEMENT OF CURRENCY NOTES AND BRITISH CARIBBEAN COIN
IN CIRCULATION IN THE BRITISH CARIBBEAN TERRITORIES (EASTERN
GROUP) ON 1ST JANUARY, 1961.


Notes
$ 0
Average circulation during November,
1960
British Caribbean Currency ...... 83,221,479.00

DemoneLized Government Notes ...... 998,146.00

Total average ...... ...... .... $84,219,625.00

British Caribbean Notes and Coins in $
circulation on 1st January, 1961


Trinidad and Tobago
Barbados
British Guiana
Grenada ...... ...
St. Vincent ...... ......
St. Lucia ...... .....
Dom inica ...... ......
Antigua ...... .
St. Kitts ...... .
Montserrat ......
Proof Set of Coins


Coins
$ g


4,300,399.00



$1,300,399.00

$ c


S43,189,121.00
...... 7,180,225.00
26,699,456.50
...... ...... ...... 4,711,100.00
...... ...... ...... 831,400.00
...... ... ...... 1,034,000.00
...... .... ...... 2,039,400.00
...... 3,630,300.00
... 1,589,600.00
...... ..... .... 236,900.00
... .......... -


Total British Caribbean Notes and Coins
in circulation on 1st January, 1961
Demonetized Government Notes out-
standing on 1st January, 1961
Trinidad and Tobago ...... ...... ...
British Guiana ...... ...... ......
Barbados ...... ..... ......

Total Government notes outstanding

Total circulation on 1st January, 1961 ......





headquarterss
British Caribbean Currency Board
Treasury Chambers,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad, W.I.


1,984,021.00
622,150.00
918,635.00
211,000.00
109,100.00
134,700.00
122,725.00
154,475.00
128,625.00
24,350.00
1,870.00


$91,141,502.50 "'4,411,651.00


687,577.00
244,072.50
65,940.00

997,589.50 -

$92,139,092.00 $4,411,651.00


L. SPENCE,
Executive Commissioner,
British Caribbean Currency Board.


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