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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE


Sublis.hed by uthori .


VOL. 95.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 7 AUGUST, 1962. [No. 43.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.

No. 205.
HURRICANE NOTICE.
It is hereby notified for general information that in the event of a hurricane
threatening or approaching the Island, the following warnings will be given:-


CAUTIONARY
KINGSTOWN (1) A red flag with a black rec-
tangular centre will be flown
on Police Headquarters.
(2) Loud Speaker and Radio
announcements.
(3) Three saluting guns will be
fired.

RURAL AREAS (1) A red flag with a black rec-
tangular centre will be flown
from Police Stations.

(2) Loud Speaker and Radio
announcements.
17th July, 1962.


No. 231.


TAKE COVER
(1) Two red flags with black
rectangular centres one
above the other will be
flown on Police Headquar-
ters.
(2) Church Bells will ring for
5 minutes.
(3) The siren will blow for 5
minutes.
(1) Two red flags with black
rectangular centres will be
flown from Police Stations.
(2) Church Bells will ring for
5 minutes.


APPOINTMENT.


LAND SETTLEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT BOARD.

The undermentioned persons have been appointed to serve on the Land
Settlement and Development Board with effect from 1st July, 1962.
HILARY DASILVA, Esq., M.B.E.-Chairman,
The Superintendent of Agriculture-Deputy Chairman,
The Accountant General,
The Principal Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Production,
The Honourable S. E. SLATER,
ARCHIBALD ROBERTSON, Esq.,
RUPERT MINORS, Esq., For a period of one year,
WALTER BRIGGS, Esq.,
ARTHUR COLE, Esq.,
7th August, 1962.
(T.P. 42.)













240. SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY,.7 AUGUST, 1962.-(No. 43.)


No. 232.


LEGISLATION


The following Document is published
with this issue of the Gazette:-
The Interim Commissioner (Continu-
ation and Adaptation of Laws)
Order, 1962.
7th August, 1962.

No. 233.
SUPPLEMENTS TO GAZETTE.

The Report on the work of the Cus-
toms and Excise Department and on
the Trade and Shipping of the Colony
for the year ended 31st December, 1961
is published with this issue of the
Gazette.
7th August, 1962

No. 234.
The Estimates of Revenue and Ex-
penditure of the Small Towns, the
Bequia District Council, the Marriaqua
and Troumaca Village Councils and the
Lowmans Windward District Council
for the year 1962, are published with
this issue of the Gazette.

By Command,

E. A. BRATHWAITE,
Chief Secretary.

GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
7th August, 1962.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

ROYAL SOCIETY OF BRITISH
SCULPTORS

THE SIR OTTO BEIT MEDAL FOR
SCULPTURE

The Royal Society of British Sculp-
tors wish to bring to the attention of
sculptors working in the British Isles
and Commonwealth the following in-
formation.
From the fund provided by Sir Otto
Beit for the provision of the "Annual
best work of the year Medal" which
may be awarded only to works ex-
hibited to the public in London, the
Council have been authorised to award
a second medal to be known as the "Sir
Otto Beit medal for Sculpture" for
works exhibited to the public elsewhere
in the British Isles and Commonwealth.


By the terms of the bequest only
sculptors who are British subjects are
eligible for this. award.
Nominations for this award giving
particulars of the sculptor, together
with photographs, details and dimen-
sions of the work concerned, should be
sent to the Secretary, Royal Society
of British Sculptors, 6 Queen Square,
London, W.C.1.
Photographs etc. should reach the
office not later than October 25th.
The decision of the Council is final.

RULES
1. The sculptor must be a citizen of
the British Commonwealth.
2. The method of entry shall be by
photographs only and in no case may
the work itself be submitted. An ac-
companying letter must give full
details of the work and every photo-
graph submitted must bear the name
and address of the sculptor and the
material, dimensions and date of first
exhibition of the work.
3. The sculpture must have been
first publicly exhibited any time be-
tween the first day of November of the
year previous to the named year of
entry and the twenty-fifth day of
October of the year of entry, in any
part of the Commonwealth outside
London (the administrative county of
London). (To be interpreted as
having been shown in an exhibition
open to the public or placed on or in
a building to which the public is ad-
mitted.
4. Up to three works by a sculptor
may be entered if they conform to the
rules in other ways.
5. A work can be entered by the
sculptor himself or by any other person
or group of persons, provided the con-
sent of the sculptor has first been ob-
tained.
6. In the case of sculptors not mem-
bers of the Royal Society of British
Sculptors and where the entry is made
by the sculptor himself, it should be
accompanied by a letter from a respon-
sible person declaring that, to the best
of his information, the entry conforms
with these rules.
7. Works must be in a reasonably
durable material, at least cast in
plaster of Paris.
8. The Council of the Royal Society
of British Sculptors does not bind
itself to award the medal in any one
year if, in its opinion, no entry reaches
a sufficiently high standard, but the













SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 7 AUGUST, 1962.-(No. 43.)


Council will not unreasonably withhold
the award.
9. The decision of the Council in all
matters is final.
All communications should be ad-
dressed to:-
The Secretary,
Royal Society of British Sculptors,
6, Queen Square, London, W.C.1.



TENDER FOR DEMONSTRATION
BOAT.

Tenders are hereby invited and will
be received up to 3.00 p.m. on 16th
August, 1962, for the construction of
(1) one 25 foot Demonstration Fishing
Boat in accordance with plans and
specifications prepared therefore.
These plans may be seen at the De-
partment of Agriculture between the
hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily except
Wednesday when the hours are from
9 a.m. to 12.00 noon.
Tenders are to be addressed to Chair-
man Tenders Board", Ministry of
Finance, Ministerial Building, Kings-
town, and the envelopes are to be
marked distinctly "Tend"r for Demon-
stration Fishing Boat".
Government does not bind itself to
accept the lowest or any tender.
Ministry of Finance,
Ministerial Building,
30th July, 1962.



SAINT VINCENT


undermentioned goods and chattels, the
property of the above-named defendant,
Henry Aflick Haynes, levied upon by
virtue of a writ of seizure and sale
issued in the above suit:-
1 Yacht-" Singora", built in Eng.
land of Grown oak timbers and
teak planks
45 ft. in length
10 ft. 7 ins. beam
6 ft. in draft
Ketch rig with engine

Dated this 19th day of July, 1962.

D. A. NILES,
Acting Deputy Registrar
Supreme Court.

Registrar's Office,
Kingstown,
Saint Vincent.


AUCTION SALE.

The undermentioned article will be
put up for sale by Public Auction at the
Court House yard on Wednesday 8th
August, 1962 at 1.30 p.m.

One (1) Morris Truck T-205.


C. A. ELLIS,
Superintendent of Prisons.
31st July, 1962.


IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE DYNAMITING OF FISH IN THE
WINDWARD ISLANDS AND I GRENADINES.
LEEWARD ISLANDS
A.D. 1962 It has been brought to the notice of
- the Government that certain persons
Suit No. 8/1962 have been engaged in the pernicious
practice of dynamiting fish in and
BETWEEN around the St. Vincent Grenadines.
ROBERT ARTHUR LALLY Plaintiff The Public is hereby reminded that
the possession of explosives without a
and licence from the Chief of Police consti-
HENRY AFFLICK HAYNES Defendant tutes an offence under the Explosives
_Ordinance No. 22 of 1950, punishable
by a fine of Four Hundred and Eighty
NOTICE is hereby given that on Satur- Dollars.
day the 11th day of August, 1962,
between the hours of 12 o'clock noon Ministry for Trade and Production.
and 3 p.m. there will be put up for sale
at the Court House in Kingstown the 10th July, 1962.


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242 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 7 AUGUST, 1962.-(No. 43.)


TREASURY NOTICES.

INLAND REVENUE DEPARTMENT.

Notice is hereby given that the undermentioned persons having become
defaulters under the "Income Tax Ordinance", their properties having been
levied upon will be offered for sale at 1.30 p.m. on Saturday 11th August, 1962
at the Inland Revenue Department, Kingstown, for the recovery of taxes due.


P. D. O'N. CRICHTON,
Accountant General.

Treasury Chambers,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent, W.I.
13th July, 1962,


Name of owner or
Occupier.


Bacchus, Donnelly
Baptiste, Edmund
Cain, Aipheus



DeFreitas, John V.
Hull, Dalton
Jackson, Anthony
Lashley, Courtney




Lawrence, Clemeth
Providence, Timothy
Quow, Alban
Quow, Norman
Slater, Leonard


Situation of
Property.


Richland Park
.Greggs
. Kingstown


.Park Iill
. Escape
SMontique
Edinboro




.Kingstown
Troumaca
.Barrouallie
. Barrouallie
.Vermont


Description of
Property.


1 Morris Oxford P1510
1 Wooden Business Premises
1 Bicycle with Carrier
1 Wooden Ironing Board
1 Wooden Desk
1 Frigidaire refrigerator
2 acs. 0 rd. 30 pls.
1 Dwelling House
1 Murphy Radio
1 China Cabinet
3 Morris Chairs
1 Centre Table
1 Fiat 1100 H 1527
1 Morris Diesel Truck T 1022
1 Puch Motor Cycle P 492
1 Austin Car P 667
34.25 poles.


Notice is hereby given that the undermentioned persons having become
defaulters under the "Income Tax Ordinance", their properties having been
levied upon will be offered for sale at 1.30 p.m. on Saturday 1st September,
1962, at the Inland Revenue Department, Kingstown for the recovery of
taxes due.
P. D. O'N. CRICHTON,
Accountant General.


Treasury Chambers,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent, W.T.
28th July, 1962.












SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 7 AUGUST, 1962.-(No. 43.) 243




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


Cummings, Cyril


Horne, Leonora



Llewellyn, Raphael
Ross, Augustus
Wall, Henry
Webb, James


Kingstown
Park


1 Business Premises (Wood)


. Byera Hill 1 Singer Sewing Machine
(Foot), and
1 Scale and 3-2 lbs. weight
.. ingstown 1 Fiat Motor Car "600" P1691
. Belmont 1 Chevrolet Truck T277
.Caratal 1 Austin Truck T877
. Edinboro 1 "Westinghouse" refrigera-
tor.


CUSTOMS NOTICE.

It is hereby notified for general information that the undermentioned
have been seized ex "Cecily M" on 4.8.62 for breaches of the Customs Laws of
St. Vincent, Sec. 90 Cap. 183.


N/M
Vernon Joseph
N/M
N/M
I. Walrond
D. C.
D. C.
N/M
N/M
United Traders
Firank Ellis


pkgs.
pkg.
pkg.
pkg.
ctn.
etn.
ctnl.
till.
tin.

pkg.
pkg.


Cocoa, Curry & Coffee
Merchandise
Black Pepper
Coffee
Provisiions
Sunlight Soap
Provisions
Oranges & Plantains
Biscuits
Motor car parts
Motor car parts

JAMES H. D. COX,
Collector of Customs and Excise.


H. M. Customs,
St. Vincent,
4th August, 1962.


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
[ Price 30 cents. ]















H. M. CUSTOMS AND EXCISE DEPT.,
COLLECTOR'S OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN,
ST. VINCENT, W.I.
23RD JUNE, 1962.


THE HON. MINISTER OF FINANCE.

I have the honour to submit for the information of His Honour the Admin-
istrator a report on the work of the Customs and Excise Department and on the
Trade and Shipping of the Colony for the year ended 31st December, 1961.


REVENUE.

2. The following table shows in comparative form the gross revenue col-
lected under the various heads for the years 160 and 1961.


Heads of Revenue


Customs

Import Duties
Warehouse Storage
Trade Duty
Package Tax
Export Duties

Total Customs


1960 Increase Decrease


$

S 1,790,427.61
S 40,542.55
.. 18,993.b6
32,897.82
273,504.16

S2,156,306.30


$

1,763,438.33
33,380.46
19,187.83
30,304.49
274,537.14

2,120,848.25


26,989.28
7,162.09
193.87
2,593.33 -
1,032.78

36,744.70 1,226.65


Excise


Excise duty on Rum

Total Excise


Harbour Dues

Port Dues
Tonnage Dues

Total Harbour Dues


Other Receipts

Fees for visits to Private
Bonds
Fees R'gistrar Shipping ....

Total Other Receipts

Grand Total *


S287,407.77

S 287,407.77


S 6,967.28
- 32,548.34

- 39,515.62


30.62
63.60

94.22

2,483,383.91


NET REVENUE.

3. The amount of revenue refunded in respect of over entries and draw-
backs was $10,229.21, thus making the net amount of revenue collected for the
year $2,473,154.70.

*Note: Journal adjustments for December 1961 not yet made in Treasury
Abstracts and shown in above figures.


309,788.53

309,788.53


6,241.94
34,120.72

40,362.66


123.84
150.93

274.77

2,471,274.21


22,380.76

22,380.76


1,572.38

1,572.38


93.22
87.33

180.55

25,360.34


725.34


725.34


37,470.04


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IMPORTS
4. The value of total imports for the year 1981 exclusive of Bullion and
Specie amounted to $12,631,200 being $341,700 less than the previous year. The
following table shows in comparative form the imports by sections for the years
1960 and 1931 with actual increases or decreases.


Section


Increase Decrease


$
0. Food ..... 2,918,400
1. Beverages & Tobacco ...... 677,203
2. Crude Materials etc. ...... 452,800
3. Mineral Fuels etc. .... 469,300
4. Animal & Veg. Oils ...... 216,100
5. Chemicals ...... 1,425,500
6. Manufactured Goods ...... 3,034,000
7. Machinery etc. ...... 1,643,700


8. Miscellaneous manu-
factured goods
9. Miscellaneous trans-
actions


$ $ $
2,881,200 37,200 -
592,600 84.600 -
444,300 8,500 -
455,000 14,300 -
219,000 2,900
1,375,700 4P.800 -
2,809,300 224,700 -
1,759,800 116,100


1,332,100 1,802,100


462,100


470,000

171,800


633,900


Total ...... 12,631,200 12,972,900 419,100 760,800


5. (a)

(b)

(c)

(d)


The value of articles admitted free of duty for the use
of Government was ......
Admitted free of duty for Colonial Development Cor-
p oration ...... ..... ..... ...... ...... ......
Admitted free of duty under Aid to Pioneer Industries
O rdin an ce ...... ...... ...... ... ...... ......
Admitted free of duty for charitable and other pur-
poses ...... ...... .........


$782,346

$471,239

$53,589

$494,178


AUCTION SALES.
6. (a) Unclaimed and Unentered goods: Under Authority of Section 27
Cap. 183 of the Customs Ordinance and Statutory Rules and Orders 24/1958,
9/1959.
One sale was held at the Customs Baggage warehouse in 1961 and the gross
proceeds amounted to $1,860.44.
(b) Goods seized and forfeited: Under Authority of Section 107 Cap. 183
of the Customs Ordinance. Nil.
EXPORTS
7. The value of Domestic Exports for the year 1961 amounted to $5,569,900
as compared with $5,799,300 in 1960 inclusive of Ships' Stores and Bunkers.
8. The value of Re-exports was in 1961 $206,600 as against $165,200 in 1960.
9. The total value of the Export Trade was $5,778,200 in 1981 as compared
with $5,970,400 in 196C, a decrease of $192,200 or 3.2%. The following table shows
in comparative form the total export by Sections for the years 1960 anr. 1361
with actual increases and decreases.


Section

0. Food....
1. Beverages & Tobacco ....
2. Crude Materials inedi-
ble, except fuels
3. Mineral Fuels, Lubri-
cants & related Mate-
rials
4. Animal & Veg. Oils &
Fats
5. Chemicals
6. Manuf. Goods classified
chiefly by materials
7. Machinery & Trans-
port equipment
8. Miscellaneous manu-
factured Goods
9. Miscellaneous transac-
tions & Commodities
n.e.s.


1961
$
4,571,200 4,
20,900

932,000


16,800

1,300
29,200

16,700

132,700

20,500


35,200


1960 Increase Decrease
$ $ $
778,800 207,600
8,300 12,600 -


962,700


200

1,100
27,200

11,600

89,800

20,600


64,200


30,700


16,600

200
2,000

5,100

42,900


29,000


Total value of Exports 5,776,500 5,964,500 79,400 267,400


-----


Total value of Exports ...


5,776,500 5,964,500


79,400 267,400















TRADE BALANCE.


10. The total value of Imports for the year 1961 exceeded that of Exports
by $6,853,000 or 118.6%, while in 1960 the value of Imports exceeded that of
Exports by $7,002,500 or 117.3%.

11. The following Table shows the balances of visible trade for the years
1956-1961.

BALANCE OF VISIBLE TRADE


1956


1957


1958


1959 1960 1961


$ $ $ $ $ $
Exports ..... 4,823,200 6,041,900 5,766,520 6,627,610 5,970,400 5,778,200
Imports ...... 7,051,500 8,326,900 10,693,760 10,508,310 12,972,900 12,631,200

Visible Trade
Balance ... -2,228,300 -2,285,000 -4,927,240 -3,880,700 -7,002,500 -6,853,000

EXCISE.
12. The Mt. Bentinck Distillery was still the only one in the island. The
following table shows its production of rum for the past five years.

PROOF GALLONS.

1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 Total
59,932 68,273 72,890 70,480 70,778 342,353

13. The following table shows the amounts of Rum despatched from Dis-
tillery during the past five years. to Bonds and for consumption.


PROOF GALLONS.

Year Kingstown Private Consumption Total
Spirit Bond Bonds (Georgetown)

1957 ...... 30,492.8 6,570.4 21,734.9 58,798.1
1958 .. 30,514.3 3,960.6 24,205.8 58,680.7
1959 ...... 33,953.2 8,578.5 23,987.6 66,519.3
1960 .. 41,372.2 3,611.7 21,314.4 66,298.3
1961 ..... 49,320.9 2,618.1 14,829.7 66,768.7

14. The amount of rum removed from the Kingstown Spirit Bond for the
manufacture of Bay Rum in 1961 was 716 proof gallons as against 1596.5 proof
gallons in the proceeding year. A net decrease of 882.5 proof gallons.

15. -No rum was removed from the Mt. Bentinck Private Bond to other
private bonds during the year.

REVENUE.
16. The Excise duty collected on rum in the year 1961 amounted to
$287,407.87 as against $309,788.53 in 1960.

PREVENTIVE SERVICE AND LEGAL PROCEEDINGS.

17. Two cases of evasion of import duty were dealt with by the Collector
of Customs in which fines amounting to $18.78 were imposed. Two were dis-
posed of by the Magistrate yielding an amount in fines of $25.60.

MERCHANT SHIPPING AND AIR TRANSPORT.

18. The Collector of Customs and Excise performed as usual the duties of
Registrar of British Ships and Chief Receiver of Wreck, discharging these duties
and responsibilities under the Merchant Shipping Acts, 1894, and Ordinances
Cap. 198-199, 201-204 of the Laws of St. Vincent.

There were no shipping enquiries held during the year.


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Three sailing vessels of 41 tons nett, were added to the Register in 1961.
Four sailing vessels of 188 tons nett, having been wrecked, were written off, leav-
ing the following balances at the end of the year-

Sailing Vessels 46 tonnage 1430
Steam Vessels 1 tonnage 2143
Motor Vessels 15 tonnage 814

481 Steamships entered the territory in 1961 with 35,883 tons cargo and
landed 5,442 passengers.

475 Steamships cleared with 24,001 tons cargo and 5,720 passengers.

324 Intercolonial sailing and motor vessels entered with 5,576 tons of cargo
and landed 482 passengers.

327 Intercolonial sailing and motor vessels cleared with 5,918 tons cargo and
148 passengers.

22 tankers entered with 5,043 tons cargo.

20 Tankers cleared with 91 tons cargo.

AIRCRAFT MOVEMENTS.

During the year scheduled and chartered flights were operated to and from
the island by the following airlines-Leeward Island Air Transport Service and
British West Indian Airways Limited. The former with the use of the "Heron"
and the "Bonanza" provided a daily service in and out of the island; while the
latter provided a weekly (Sunday) service through the islands from Trinidad.
This was however superseded in the month of November by the inauguration of
the "Dakota" aircraft service.

The number of passengers landed in 1961 was 4,199 as against 3,456 in 1960,
an increase of 743. The amount carried was 4,462 as against 3,294 an increase
of 168 persons.

Commercial freight discharged in 1961 was 26,592 kilos as against 19,807.kilos
in 1960 an increase of 6,785. Freight carried was 3,1491 kilos against 2,806 kilos,
an increase of 343 kilos.

LEGISLATION.

19. Ordinance No. 2/1961-Customs Duties (Amendment) Ordinance, 1961,
passed Legislative Council 2/2/61 and assented to by the Admin-
istrator on 16th February, 1961.

The following Statutory Rules and Orders affecting the Department were
approved:-
No: 11/1961-Aid :to Pionfeer"Industries (Marinfacture of Contret Bdloks and
Tiles) Order 1961.
No. 15/1961-Animals (Diseases and Importation) Control (Amendment)
Regulations 1961.
No. 24/1961-Air Transport (Landing and Parking charges) Regulations;'1968 .1
No. 26/1961-Saint Vincent Airport (Designation as Customs Airport) Order
1961.

TRAINING SCHEME.

20. Mr. Vincent Yorke, a Senior Clerk, was nominated for the Customs
training course at the Regional Training School, Trinidad, and successfully com-
pleted-Course "G" which lasted from February to July, 1961.

ESTABLISHMENT.

21. The approved staff for year comprised the following:-
The Collector of Customs and Excise
The Supervisor of Customs and Excise
Senior Customs Officers ...... ... .... 2















General Clerical Officers:-
Senior Clerks ... ...... ..... ...... 6
Junior Clerks ..... .... .... .. 7
Customs Guards-- ...... ...... 7
Customs Guards (St. Vincent Airport) ...... 1
Preventive Guards .... ...... ..... ...... 5

PROMOTIONS, TRANSFERS ETC. OF STAFF

22. Mr. G. L. Fraser, Supervisor of Customs and Excise who had been act-
ing District Officer, St. Vincent Southern Grenadines, was appointed on pro-
motion to the post of Port Officer, Port and Marine Branch, as from 1st Novem-
ber, 1961.

Mr. S. E. Joshua, Senior Customs Officer, was promoted to the post of Super-
visor of Customs and Excise, in which he had been acting, as from 1st November,
1961.

Messrs. V. Yorke and H. B. DaSilva, Senior Clerks, also gained preferment
and were confirmed re-troactively in the posts of Senior.Customs Officers as from
16th January, 1961 and 1st November, 1961, respectively.

Mr. Fitzroy Dowers. Class II Clerk was transferred to Customs and Excise
with effect from 20th March, 1961 to replace Mr. Bertram Arthur.
Mr. Fitzroy Dowers was promoted to the Class I Grade as from 1st June, 1961.

Mr. A. Dear, Class II Clerk was transferred from the Charitable Department
to Customs and Excise as from 15th May, 1961, and appointed to act in the Class
I Grade also from that date.

23. Appreciation.-The staff performed their duties willingly and as effi-
ciently as circumstances permitted, and I desire to record my appreciation of
their co-operation.

J. H. D. COX,
Collector of Customs & Excise.




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