• TABLE OF CONTENTS
HIDE
 Main
 Statutory Rules and Orders No....
 Statutory Rules and Orders No....
 Statutory Rules and Orders No....
 Statutory Rules and Orders No....
 Statutory Rules and Orders No....
 Statutory Rules and Orders No....














Title: Saint Vincent government gazette
ALL VOLUMES CITATION THUMBNAILS PAGE IMAGE ZOOMABLE
Full Citation
STANDARD VIEW MARC VIEW
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00077473/00742
 Material Information
Title: Saint Vincent government gazette
Alternate Title: Government gazette
St. Vincent government gazette
Physical Description: v. : ; 35 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Saint Vincent
Publisher: G.P.O.
Place of Publication: Kingstown, St. Vincent
Kingstown St. Vincent
Publication Date: December 31, 1963
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
Subject: Gazettes -- Periodicals -- Saint Vincent   ( lcsh )
Genre: federal government publication   ( marcgt )
legislation   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -- Saint Vincent
 Notes
Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1, no. 1 (1868)-v. 112, no. 48 (Tues., 23 Oct. 1979)
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 111, no. 1 (Tues., 3 Jan. 1978); title from caption.
General Note: Supplements which accompany some numbers contain extraordinary issues, ordinances, statutory rules of order, etc.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00077473
Volume ID: VID00742
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 19844741
lccn - sn 89018505
 Related Items
Succeeded by: Government gazette

Table of Contents
    Main
        Page 411
        Page 412
        Page 413
        Page 414
        Page 415
        Page 416
    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 35: The Co-operative Societies Regulations, 1963
        Page A-113
        Page A-114
        Page A-115
        Page A-116
        Page A-117
        Page A-118
        Page A-119
        Page A-120
        Page A-121
        Page A-122
        Page A-123
        Page A-124
        Page A-125
        Page A-126
    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 36: The Animals (Diseases and Importation) (Prohibition) (Revocation) Regulations, 1963
        Page A-127
        Page A-128
    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 37: The Aid to Pioneer Industries (Manufacture of Sugar) Order, 1963
        Page A-129
        Page A-130
    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 38: The St. Vincent Grammar School (Amendment) Regulations, 1963
        Page A-131
        Page A-132
        Page A-133
        Page A-134
    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 39: The St. Vincent Girls' High School (Amendment) Regulations, 1963
        Page A-135
        Page A-136
    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 40: The Government and Assisted Primary Schools (Amendment) Regulations, 1963
        Page A-137
        Page A-138
        Page A-139
        Page A-140
        Page A-141
        Page A-142
Full Text















SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE

nubli hdT b ii thoritn.


VOL. 96.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 31 DECEMBER, 1963. [No. 69.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.


No. 411.
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 the year ending 31st
December, 1964.


The Magistrate of the District
H. C. JAMES, Esq.
CLYDE SUTTON, 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
GRAFTON VANLOO, Esq., Agricultural Officer
The Magistrate of the District
The Headteacher, Chateaubelair
The Senior Agricultural Instructor, Belmont
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.
31st December, 1963.


} Charlotte Parish


The Parishes of St. George
and St. Andrew


The Parish of St. Patrick


The Parish of St. David


The


SThe


Grenadines (Bequia)


Southern Grenadines.


3B. ijY
Sr cpiS'o









412 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 31 DECEMBER, 1963.-(No. 69.)


No. 412.


LEGISLATION.


The undermentioned Ordinances which
have been assented to by His Honour
the Administrator are published with
this issue of the Gazette:-
No. 22 of 1963.-An Ordinance to
repeal and replace the Workmen's
Compensation Ordinance, 1939.
(C.W. 264.)

No. 23 of 1963.-An Ordinance to
repeal and replace the Coroners
Ordinance, Chapter 21.
(1213.)

No. 24 of 1963.-An Ordinance to
amend the Aid to Pioneer Indus-
tries Ordinance, 1952.

No. 25 of 1963.-An Ordinance to
prohibit the removal of sand,
stones, shingle or gravel from cer-
tain beaches in the Colony.
(T.P. 430.)


S.R. & O. No. 40.-The Government
and Assisted Primary Schools
(Amendment) Regulations, 1963.

By Command,

E. A. BRATHWAITE,
Chief Secretary.

GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
31st December, 1963.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

EDUCATION NOTICE.

EXAMINATION FOR THE
GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF
EDUCATION, JUNE-JULY, 1964.

The General Certificate of Education
Examination of Cambridge University
will be held in St. Vincent in June-
July, 1964.


No. 26 of 1963.-An Ordinance to The fees which should be paid into
sanction certain payments from the Treasury, are as follows:-
the Public Treasury in addition to s.
the sums already sanctioned under (a) Entry fee, to be paid by
the Appropriation (1961) Ordin- every candidate . 1. 0
ance, 1960 (No. 21 of 1960) for the (b) Subject fees, additional to
year ended the Thirty-first day of the entry fee (a) for each
December, One Thousand Nine subject offered at Ordin-
Hundred and Sixty-one. ary level .. 10


31st December, 1963.


No. 413.
The following Documents are pub-
lished with this issue of the Gazette:-

S.R. & O. No. 35.-The Co-operative
Societies Regulations, 1963.
(T.P. 462.)

S.R. & u. No. 36.-The Animals
(Diseases and Importation) (Pro-
hibition) (Revocation) Regula-
tions, 1963.

S.R. & O. No. 37.-The Aid to Pioneer
Industries (Manufacture of Sugar)
Order, 1963.
(T.P. 547.)

S.R. & O. No. 38.-The St. Vincent
Grammar School (Amendment)
Regulations, 1963.
(S.S.749.)


S.R. & O. No.
Girls' High
Regulations,
(S.S. 749.)


39.-The St. Vincent
School (Amendment)
1963.


for each subject offered at
Advanced level .. 1. 10
(c) Local fee .. 5
Entry Forms may be obtained from
the Local Secretary. They should be
completed and returned to him not later
than Saturday, 8th February, 1964.

THEODORE V. KEANE,
Acting Local Secretary.
5th December, 1963.


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 lth, year 1964 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 exceeding
SEVEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY
DOLLARS.










SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 31 DECEMBER, 1963.-(No. 69.)


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 is required to submit a return in
the prescribed form notwithstanding
that on account of approved deduc-
tions no tax may eventually be charge-
able, 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 clear-
ly understood, however, that the In-
come Tax Department is under no
obligation to send a return form to
anyone and that a person is not exon-
erated from the statutory liability of
making a return even though a form
may not have been received from the
Department. Forms may be obtained,
on application, 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 requir-
ing information in connection there-
with is invited to enquirer.
4. The Form correctly completed,
should be accompanied by all necessary
supporting statements. Specimens of
the form of Account required from
small traders and from occupiers or cul-
tivators of land will be supplied on re-
quest.

A. J. DASILVA,
Comptroller of Inland Revenue.

Inland Revenue Office,
Kingstown,
3rd January, 1964.


NOTICE

THE CARIBBEAN ORGANIZATION
FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME.

The Caribbean Organization proposes
to provide a number of new fellowships
in 1964 and this territory is now eligible
to participate in the programme. Gov-
ernment employees as well as members
of the general public are eligible to
apply.
2. Information and conditions gov-
erning the fellowship are as follows:-


(1) Eligibility:
Nationals or permanent residents
in the Caribbean area of the Member
countries of the Caribbean Organiza-
tion, other than citizens of the United
States of America, and nationals or
permanent residents in the Caribbean
area of countries which enjoy special
observer status in the Caribbean Or-
ganization i.e. Antigua, Barbados,
Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St.
Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla, St. Lucia and
St. Vincent are eligible to apply for
fellowships.
(2) Age Limits and Marital Status:
Applicants must be over 17 years
of age on September 1 of the year in
which they apply for a fellowship.
Applicants for undergraduate train-
ing must be under 35 years of age
on the same date. Applicants for
graduate work will be eligible for
consideration up to 45 years of age.
A male applicant who is married
will be required to submit a state-
ment to satisfy the Selection Board
indicating how his family obligations
will be met during the period of his
fellowship.
(3) Value of Fellowship Grants:
Fellowship grants will include
travel to and from the university at
the beginning and end of the period
of training, tuition fees, a subsistence
allowance to meet expenses of board
and lodging, books, laundry, inciden-
tal expenses, and fees charged by the
university. Students attending courses
of more than two years' duration may
be provided with passages to return
home during the second summer va-
cation. During the period that a
student is back at his home, he will
not normally receive any subsistence
or other allowance.
(4) Length of Fellowship:
Fellowships will be awarded on an
annual basis and will be renewable
annually at the discretion of the
Secretary-General of the Caribbean
Organization up to a total period not
exceeding four years.
(5) Picld of Study:
1Until further notice, fields of study
will be limited to agriculture, econo-
mics, engineering, public adminis-
tration, teacher education.
(6) Where Tenable:
Fellowships are tenable for under-
graduate or post-graduate study at
Universities in the continental United
States of America, Puerto Rico or the
University of the West Indies.









414 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 31 DECEMBER, 1963.-(No. 69.)


(7) Submission of Applications:
Applications must be submitted to
the Caribbean Organization through
the applicants' Government. Appli-
cations sent direct to the Caribbean
Organization will be disregarded.
(S: P7rTocCd(:.r amd Closing Date:
Member Governments of the Or-
ga ization will arrange their own
procedure and fix their own closing
dates for accepting and processing
applications.
(9) Selection Board:
Applications will be considered and
fellowships will be awarded by an
independent board appointed by the
Secretary-General of the Caribbean
Organization.
(10) Notification of Award:
Applicants will be notified imme-
diately after the Board has completed
its selection. Fellowships, will, how-
ever, be awarded subject to the accept-
ance of the applicant by a university
for the course selected.
(11) Termination of Fellowships:
Fellowships may be terminated if
the programme is terminated or if a
university considers that the standard
of work or behaviour of a student
makes him unfit to remain at that
university. In such cases, fellowship
holders will be returned to their home
country.
(12) Language of Training:
Applicants selected for training at
a University in the Continental Unit-
ed States, at the Inter-American
University of Puerto Rico, or at the
University of the West Indies, must
be proficient in English. If the can-
didate's mother tongue is other than
English, a certificate of proficiency in
that language from a qualified teach-
er of English must be submitted along
with the application. Applicants
selected for training at the University
of Puerto Rico, or the Catholic Uni-
versity of Puerto Rico must be pro-
ficient in Spanish and must be able
to read English. A Certificate of
proficiency in Spanish from a quali-
fied teacher of Spanish must accom-
pany the application.
(13) Campus Accommodation:
Undergraduate students will nor-
mally be required to occupy campus
accommodation whenever it is avail-
able.
(14) Immigration and Health
Regulations:
Students awarded fellowships are
responsible for complying with immi-


gration and health regulations re-
quired by the Government of the
country in which the university is
situated or by the university itself.
Failure to qualify under these regu-
lations for any reason will render a
fellowship invalid.
3. Applications will be received by
I11 Permanent Secretary in the Chief
Minister's Office no later than January
6th, 1964, from persons who are quali-
fied to enter a University at the under-
radiinate or graduate level.
4. Further information along with
application forms may also be obtained
from the Permanent Secretary.

J. V. ALVES,
Permanent Secretary.
10th December, 1963.


SAINT VINCENT.

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE
WINDWARD ISLANDS AND
LEEWARD ISLANDS
A.D. 1963.


SUIT No. 8
Between
COREA & CO. LTD.
and
CONRAD FORBES

By Order dated the 23rd
1963.


-Plauintiff


-Defendant

day of March,


Pursuant to an Order made by His
Lordship Mr. Justice Greville Laughton
Taylor, in this suit on the 23rd day of
March, 1963, NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN that on Saturday the 11th day
of January, 1964, between the hours of
12.00 o'clock noon and 3.00 p.m. at the
Court House in Kingstown there will be
put up for sale by the Registrar of the
Supreme Court, subject to the Reserve
Price, the right title and interest of the
Defendant Conrad Forbes in and to the
messuages, lands and tenements speci-
fied in the Schedule hereunder written.

SCHEDULE.
ALL THAT Lot piece or parcel of land
part of the Arnos Vale Estate in the
Parish of Saint George and Island of
Saint Vincent being Lots numbered 60
and 61 on a Plan of the said Estate pre-
pared by Charles Fitz-William Richard-
son Licensed Land Surveyor and dated
the 13th day of March 1922 and which









SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 31 DECEMBER, 1963.-(No. 69.)


said parcel of land contains THIRTY-
FOUR POLES and is bounded Norther-
ly by a Reserve Section Easterly and
Southerly by the Public Highway and
Westerly by Lot Number 62 and as is
more particularly shewn and described
on the said Plan or howsoever otherwise
the same may be abutted bounded
known distinguished or described TO-
GETHER with all buildings and erec-
tions thereon and all ways waters water-
courses rights lights liberties privileges
and easements thereto belonging or
usually held used occupied or enjoyed
therewith or reputed to belong or be
appurtenant thereto.
RESERVE PRICE-$5,000.00
Dated the 19th day of December,
1963.
H. M. SQUIRES,
Registrar.
Registrar s Office,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent.


DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE



NOTICE.


It is notified for general information
that a new lot of Cauliflower (Early
Patna) Vegetable Seeds has arrived
and will be on sale at the Agricultural
Department from 9th December, 1963.

PRICE.
1 Oz. /2 Oz. Y4 Oz. 1 Pk.


$1.90 $1.00


55 280


A shipment of various vegetable
seeds is expected soon. The public will
be informed accordingly.

HUGH S. McCONNIE,
Superintendent of Agriculture.
9th December, 1963.


NOTICE

AID TO PIONEER INDUSTRIES ORDINANCE, 1952

In pursuance of the requirements of section 3 (2) (a) of the Aid to
Pioneer Industries Ordinance, 1952, it is hereby notified for general information
that the Administrator in Council proposes to make the undermentioned Order
under section 3 (1) of the said Ordinance.

Any person who objects to the making of such Order shall give notice
in writing of his objection, and of the grounds on which he relies in support
thereof, to the Clerk of the Executive Council on or before the 18th day of
January, 1964.

GABRIEL V. BONADIE,
Acting Clerk of Executive Council.

AID TO PIONEER INDUSTRIES (BULK IMPORTATION,
PROCESSING, BLENDING AND BAGGING OF FERTILIZER) ORDER.


1.
(Bulk
1963.


Short title. This Order may be cited as the Aid to Pioneer Industries
Importation, Processing, Blending and Bagging of Fertilizer) Order,


2. Declaration of Pioneer Industry. The establishment, maintenance
and operation in the Colony of plant for the bulk importation, processing,
blending and bagging of fertilizer is hereby declared to be a pioneer industry
for the purposes of the Aid to Pioneer Industries Ordinance, 1952, and fer-
tilizer so imported in bulk, and so processed, blended and bagged is hereby
declared to be a pioneer product for the said purposes.

Made by the Administrator in Council under section 3 (1) of the Aid to
Pioneer Industries Ordinance, 1952 (No. 5 of 1952) this day
of 1964.


Acting Clerk of Executive Council.


(C.M. 167).

























416 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 31 DECEMBER, 1963.-(No. 69.)


NOTICE

PAYMENT OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE FOR
JANUARY, 1964.


THE CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES
ORDINANCE.
No. 11 OF 1963.


As Wednesday and Thursday 1st and IT IS HEREBY notified that the
2nd January are Bank Holidays, Public undermentioned society has been duly
Assistance Recipients in the Camden registered under and in accordance with
Park/Questelles/Clare Valley areas will the provisions of the Co-operative
NOT be paid on the First Thursday in Societies' Ordinance No. 11 of 1963 and
January, 1964, but on THURSDAY the Regulations made thereunder:
9TH JANUARY, 1964, instead.
Name of Society:


For the same reason, Public Assist-
ance Recipients in the Calliaqua, Stubbs,
Biabou and Mesopotamia areas will be
paid on FRIDAY 10TH JANUARY,
1964.

Those in the Kingstown area on
SATURDAY, 11TH JANUARY, 1964.

ERNEST LABORDE, 1
Acting Public Assistance Officer.

31st December, 1963.


South Rivers Co-operative
Credit Union Limited.


Place of Business: South Rivers.

Registration No.: 17.

DATED this 30th day of November,
)63.

T. M. SAUNDERS,
Co-operative Officer.


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















113

SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY' RULES AND ORDERS,

1963, No. 35.


CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES REGULATiONS.

(Gazetted 31st December, 196l).

1. ShoA title and interpretation (1) ThL, Regulations may be cited
as the Co-operative Societies Regilations, 1963.
(2) In these Regulations-
"the Ordinance" means the Co-operative Societies Ordinance, 1963
(No. 11 of 1963).
2. Register cf Societies. (1) The Registrar of Co-operative Societies
shall keep or cause to be kept at his office a Regi-ter to be called "The Register
of Societies" wherein shall be entered partici:al'.; relating to the registration
of societies and their rules.
(2) All original entries in the Register of Societies shall be made by,
or under the direction of, the Registrar -.nd shall be signed by him.
(3) Every alteration, interlineation or erasure in the Register of Societies
shall be initialled by the Registrar.
(4) The Register of Societies s:ill be open to inspection by the public
at all reasonable times.

3. Application. (1) Every aplic'kation Ior the registration of a society
shall be submitted to the Registrar i.. the form prescribed by him.
(2) Three: copies of the by-laws which the society proposes to adopt
shall be submitted together with the application.

4. Registration. Where the Registrar decides to register a proposed
society, the society and its b--laws, shall be registered in the Register of
Societies.

5. Certificate of Registration. Upon the registration of a society, the
Registrar shall forward to the society, free of charge-
(a) a certificate of registration;
(b) Two copies of the by-laws of the society as approved by him and
certified under his hand as having been approved by him; and
(c) a copy of the Ordinance and of the Regulations.
SM ax74()Tocpeso h yl~s o h oip saprvdb~i n
Ja(0 '"7J


















114


6. Refusal to Register. When the Registrqr refuses to register a society
or its by-laws he shall record in writing his reasons for doing so.

7. Register of Members. Every registered society shall keep a register
to be called "The Register of Members' wherein shall be entered:-
(a) the name, address and occupation of each member and a statement
of the shares, if any, held by him;
(b) the date on which each member's name was entered in the Register;
and
(c) the date on which any member ceased to be a member.

8. Accounts to be kept. Every registered society shall keep such
accounts and shall use such books as may from time to time be prescribed by
the Registrar.

9. Election of Members. The election and admission of members to a
registered society, other than original members, shall be in such manner and
on such conditions as the by-laws shall prescribe.

10. Withdrawal of Member. A member may withdraw from a registered
society by giving written notice to the secretary, but such withdrawal shall
be without prejudice to section 30 of the Ordinance.

11. Expulsion. If a member acts in contravention ol "he Regulations or
by-laws, or acts in any way detrimental to the interests of the registered society,
such member may be expelled by a vote of two-thirds of the members present
at a general meeting upon a charge communicated to him in writing by the
committee not less than one week before the meeting. Such expulsion shall,
however, be without prejudice to section 30 of the Ordinance.

12. Loss of qualification. Any member who loses any of the qualifications
for membership prescribed by the Ordinance or the Regulations or the by-laws,
shall cease to be a member of the registered society, and the committee shall
cause his name to be struck off the Register of Members without prejudice
to any liabilities of such person under section 30 of the Ordinance.

13. Society not to limit membership. No registered society shall fix any
limit to the number of its members.

14. Appointment of Nominee. (1) For the purposes of section 19 of the
Ordinance, the value of any share or interest of a deceased member shall be
the sum actually paid for that share or interest by the deceased member, and
where the benefits of group insurance have accrued thereon, the value of such
benefits shall be the amount actually received by the society on the account
of such deceased member.
(2) Where any money is paid to a nominee who is an infant, a receipt
given either by the infant or by his guardian shall be a sufficient discharge
to the registered society.


















115


15. Dividend and bonus. (1) No dividend or payment on account of
profits shall be made by a society registered with unlimited liability until the
reserve fund has reached a proportion of not less than one-tenth of the total
liabilities of the society.
(2) A bonus based on wages or on the value of the products of a member,
or a bonus or rebate on patronage calculated in proportion to the amount of
the business done by each member with the registered society may be distributed
periodically to the members from surplus funds after the deduction of all
expenditure and after making provision for bad and doubtful debts and making
allocation to the reserve fund.
(3) No registered society shall pay a dividend on share capital exceeding
6% per annum on the capital actually paid up.

16. Loans and deposits. (1) Every registered society shall, from time
to time, fix at a general meeting the maximum liability it may incur in loans
or deposits.
(2) The maximum so fixed shall be subject to the sanction of the
Registrar who may at any time reduce it.
(3) No registered society shall receive loans or deposits which will make
its liability exceed the limit fixed by the general meeting.

17. Authority vested in General Meeting. The supreme authority in a
registered society shall be vested in the general meeting of members at which
every member has a right to attend and vote on all questions. Subject to the
provisions of section 27 of the Ordinance, each member shall have one vote only
which shall be exercised in person and not by proxy.

18. First Meeting. The first meeting of members shall have the same
powers as are given to the annual general meeting, and shall be held immediately
or not later than one month after the receipt of the certificatee of registration
of the society.

19. Annual General Meeting. The annual general meeting of members
shall be convened by the committee as soon as the report on the audit of the
accounts of the registered society by the Registrar or person authorised by
him is received by the committee. At least seven days' notice shall be given
before any such general meeting is held.

20. Special General Meeting. A special general meeting of members
may be convened at any time by the committee and on receipt of a demand
stating the object of the proposed meeting signed by the requisite number
of members as provided in the by-laws of the registered society.

21. Quorum. For the purposes of the annual or special general meeting
of a registered society, the quorum shall be-
(a) in- the case of a society consisting of not more than forty members,
one half of the number of the members, or ten members, whichever
shall be the less;


















116


(b) in the.case of a society consisting of more thai forty but not more
than 500 members, one quarter of the number of the members, or
fifty members, whichever shall be the less;
(c) in the case of a society consisting of more than five hundred but
not more than one thousand members, one-tenth of the number of
the members, or seventy-five members, whichever shall be the less;
(d) in the case of a society consisting of more than one thousand
members, one hundred members; and
(e) notwithstanding the provisions of paragraphs (a), (b), (c) and (d)
of this regulation, in the case of a society which includes other
registered societi.-s among its members, such number of members
as may be prescribed by by-laws of such first-named society.
22. Chairman. (1) The chairman of the committee or in his absence the
vice-chairman, or in the absence of both, any other person elected by a majority
of those present shall preside at the annual or special general meeting.
(2) The chairman may, by the decision of the meeting, adjourn the
meeting from time to time and from place to place but no business shall be
transacted at any meeting so adjourned other than the business left unfinished
at the meeting from which the adjournment took place.
(3) The chairman shall have the right to order the closure of a discussion
and put the matter to the vote.

23. Decision by majority. Any question submitted to the decision of the
members present at a meeting shall be decided by a majority of votes.
24. Voting. (1) At any meeting a resolution put to the vote shall be
decided on a show of hands unless voting by call of names or a ballot is de-
manded by at least five of the members present before the declaration of the
result of the show of hands, and in such case voting by call of names or a ballot
shall be taken as the case may be.
S (2) The chairman shall have an ordinary vote and in case of an equality
of votes shall be entitled to a casting vote.
(3)' In respect to every resolution put to the vote the chairman shall
declare whether it has been carried or lost, and whether on a show of hands
or unanimously or by a particular majority, and an entry to that effect in
the minute book shall be conclusive evidence of anything therein contained.
25. Minutes. Minutes of the meetings shall be entered in the minute
book as soon as possible after the end of the meeting and signed by the chairman
and secretary and shall contain:-
(a) the number and names of the members present at the meeting and
the name o!: the chairman or of the person who presided at the
meeting;
(b) the time fixed for the meeting and the time the meeting commenced;
(c) the total number of members on the date on which the meeting was
held; and
(d) all resolutions passed or decisions made at the meeting.


















117

26. Election of Committee. The committee shall be elected at the
annual general meeting of the registered society in accordance with the by-laws
of the society. The members shall hold office until their successors are elected,
and shall be eligible for re-election.

27. Powers of Committee. (1) The committee shall represent the
registered society before all competent public authorities and in all dealings
and transactions with third persons, with power to institute or defend suits
brought in the name of or against the society, and in general it shall carry
out such duties in the management of the affairs of the registered society as
have not been specially assigned by the Regulations or the by-laws, to general
meetings, or to any other officer of the society.
(2) The committee shall always keep a copy of the latest annual balance
sheet of the registered society together with the report referred to in regulation
19 of these Regulations hung in a conspicuous place at the registered office
of the society.
28. Meetings of Committee. The committee shall meet as often as the
business of the registered society may require and in any case not less frequently
than once a month. Meetings of the committee shall be summoned by the
secretary in writing.
29. Vacation of Office. Any member of the conpmittee who, without due
excuse approved by the committee, fails to attend at three consecutive meetings
of the committee, shall be deemed to have vacated his office which shall there-
upon be filled as provided in Regulation 30 of these Regulations.
30. Filling of Vacancies. Vacancies occurring on the committee shall
be filled within thirty days by the election of substitutes elected by the remain-
ing members of the committee.

31. Borrowing. The committee may borrow money on behalf of the
registered society to an amount not exceeding such total amount as may have
been fixed in accordance with Regulation 16 of these Regulations.

32. Officers. (1) The committee shall appoint a secretary whose duties
shall be prescribed by the by-laws.
(2) the committee may appoint a treasurer and prescribe his duties.
(3) The committee may appoint such other clerks and employees as
it considers necessary.

33. Security to be given. The treasurer or, where Lth secretary is carry-
ing out the duties of the treasurer, the secretary shall be required to give
security in such amount as the committee may determine and the Registrar shall
approve.

34. Write off of debts. The committee may, with the approval of the
Registrar, cause bad debts to be written off the books of the registered society
in such manner and at such times as the Registrar may deem fit.


















118


35. Accounts and Report. The committee shall in every year and as
soon as conveniently possible within such time as the Registrar may direct:-
(a) cause the secretary to prepare and send to the Registrar the yearly
balance sheet closed on the last day of the registered society's finan-
cial year together with a detailed statement of the profit and loss
account; and
(b) prepare a report on the year's working of the registered society
to be presented to the annual general meeting.

36. Application for a Loan. Members who desire to obtain a loan shall
submit an application to the committee stating the amount and the purpose
for which the loan is required, the term for which it is asked, whether it is
desired to repay it by instalments, and the names of the proposed sureties or
any security which is offered.

37. Sanction of Loan. (1) The committee shall consider at a meeting
every application for a loan and if the committee is satisfied with the trust-
worthiness of the applicant, the sufficiency of the security offered and the
prospects of advantage to the borrower, in the way of increased production
or economy or otherwise, it may sanction the loan.

(2) No person other than members of the committee and the secretary
and the Registrar and his staff shall be present at any meeting of the committee
when an application for a loan is under consideration. A member of the com-
mittee who applies for a loan or who is proposed as surety for a loan must
withdraw while the relevant application is being discussed. If there is a
difference of opinion concerning the granting of a loan, the voting shall be
taken by ballot. The proceedings with regard to loans at committee meetings
shall be kept secret, and any member of the committee or officer of the registered
society infringing this rule shall be liable to immediate expulsion or dismissal.

38. Security for Loans. Loans, when approved by the committee, shall
be granted to members who are able to obtain two sureties approved by the
committee, or who can give other sc.curity to the satisfaction of the committee.

39. Documents relating to Loans. When a loan is sanctioned by the
committee a notice shall be sent to the borrower to that effect and, before
the amount is advanced, the borrower and. his sureties shall execute an instru-
ment in writing setting out the terms of repayment of the loan and containing
such other terms and conditions as the committee may consider necessary.

40. Restrictions on Loans to Defaulters. Where a member:-
(a) is in default in the payment of a loan or of an instalment of a loan,
and
(b) does not satisfy thC committee that such default is due to a good
cause, such member shall not be entitled to receive another loan
from the registered society.


















119


41. Extensions of Loans. If by reason of sickness or some other cause,
a member finds that he will be unable to discharge his obligations to the regis-
tered society and notifies the secretary in writing before a loan is due the
committee may extend the time fixed for payment on such conditions as it
thinks fit.
42. Misapplication of Loan. Where the committee is satisfied that a
member of the registered society who has obtained a loan has applied the
proceeds thereof to a purpose other than the purpose which is stated in the
application therefore under Regulation 36, the committee may, by notice in
writing to the debtor, demand payment of the loan before th.. agreed date of
payment.
43. Recovery of Loans. Where:-
(a) a loan or an installment of a loan has not been paid on the date
on which it became due; and
(b) no extension for the payment thereof has been given to the debtor
by the committee under Regulation 41,
the committee shall take steps for the recovery of the same by referring the
matter to the Registrar as prescribed in section 51 of the Ordinance.
44. Marketing. (1) Every member of the society shall deliver to the
society at such place as the committee shall direct such amount of articles
produced or obtained by him as may be prescribed in the by-laws or in the
relevant contract to be disposed of by the society.
(2) Any member who is proved or adjudged in accordance with the
provisions of section 51 of the Ordinance to be guilty of a breach of the
by-laws or the relevant contract as the case may be shall pay to the society as
liquidated damages such sum as may be specifically assessed or ascertained
in manner prescribed by the by-, laws or by the relevant contract and such
sum shall be deemed to be a debt due to the society.
45. Transfer of Shares. (1) Subject to the provisions of regulation 49
any share may be transferred with the approval of the committee to any other
member at the option of the transferor, but if the transferee is not a member,
he must be approved of as a member by the committee, or the general meeting
according to the rules relating to the admission of members before the transfer
can be registered; and if the rules require a member to hold more than one
share, the transferee must acquire by the transfer, or by the transfer and allot-
ment, the number so required to be held before the transfer can be registered.
(2) Special transfer forms as prescribed by the Registrar shall be used.
(3) No transfer of a share shall be valid and effective unless and until
such transfer has been registered by the secretary on the direction of the
committee.
(4) No transfer of a share shall be registered if made by a member
indebted to the registered society without special order of the committee, and
until the transfer of a share is registered no right shall be acquired against
the registered society by the transferee, nor shall any claim of the registered
society upon the transferor be affected thereby.


















120

46. Reserve Fund. (1) The reserve fund of a registered society, created
in pursuance of the provisions of section 35 of the Ordinance, shall be indi-
visible property of the registered society, and may:-
(a) be utilised in the business of the registered society; or
(b) be applied with the sanction of the Registrar to meet bad debts or
losses sustained through extraordinary circumstances over which
the society has no control.
(2) The reserve fund shall not otherwise be disturbed except inliqui-
dation.

47. Audit. In pursuance of the provisions of section 36 of the Ordi-
ance, the accounts of every registered society shall be audited at least once
in every year by some person authorised by the Registrar. Such person shall
have access to all the books and accounts of the registered society and shall
examine every balance sheet and annual return of the receipts and expenditure,
funds and effects of the registered society, and shall verify the same with the-
accounts and vouchers relating thereto, and shall either sign the same as found
by him to be correct, duly vouched and in accordance with the Ordinance or
shall specially report to the Registrar in what respects he finds the same in-
correct, unvouched, or not in accordance with the Ordinance. The Registrar
shall thereupon forward the report of such person to the committee.

48. Audit and supervision Fund. (1) There shall be constituted a fund
to be known as the Audit and Supervision Fund and every registered society,
the accounts of which have been audited by the Registrar, shall, when called
upon to do so by the Registrar, make annually a contribution to such fund.
(2) Until such time as a society has been established and registered for
the purposes of supervision and audit, such contributions shall be held by the
Registrar and administered by him on behalf of the contributing registered
societies.

(3) So long as the Registrar administers the fund on behalf of the
contributing registered societies, he shall report in every year to the Govern-
ment in respect to the income derived from contributions, the expenditure he
has sanctioned from the fund and the balance in his hands.

(4) As soon as a society for supervision and audit has been established
and registered, the fund shall be credited to such society and shall be utilised
by such society in accordance with its objects and by-laws.
(5) Until a society for supervision and audit has been established and
registered, the Registrar shall fix the amount of the annual contribution to
the fund of every registered society called upon to contribute to the fund.
The amount of every such annual contribution shall be subject to a maximum
of either ten per cent of the net annual profits of the registered society or of
one per cent of the working capital of the registered society and hall not in
any case be less than two dollars.




















49. By-laws. (1) The by-laws of a proposed society shall contain pro-
vision in respect of the following matters:-
(a) the name of the society;
(b) the registered address of the society;
(c) the objects for which the society was established;
(d) the purposes to which the funds may be applied;
(e) the qualifications for membership, the terms of admission of members
and the mode of election;
(f) the nature and extent of the liability of members;
(g) the manner of raising funds, including the maximum rate of interest
on deposits;
(h) the procedure at general meetings and at the meetings of the com-
mittee;
(i) the duties of the secretary, treasurer and other officers; and
(j) the manner of the investment of the funds of the society.
(2) If the objects of the proposed society include the creation of funds
to be lent to the members, the proposed rules, shall, in addition, contain pro-
vision in respect of the following matters:-
(a) the conditions on which loans may be made to members including
the rate of interest; and
(b) the consequences, if any, of default in the payment of any sum
due on account of shares.
(3) A proposed society in which name the words "Credit Union" appear,
shall provide for the following conditions in its rules:-
(a) the liability of the members shall be limited by shares;
(b) a member may withdraw any portion of his share capital not other-
wise pledged to the society on demand provided that the committee
or other governing body of the society may require notice for a
period not exceeding six months;
(c) in addition to the committee as defined by law, two other committees
shall be elected annually by the members, one for the granting of
loans to members, the other for purposes of audit and supervision:
Provided that no member of the committee for audit and supervision
shall be a member of any other committee;
(d) deposits may be received from members only;
(e) the rate of interest on loans shall not exceed twelve per centum per
annum.

50. Amendment of By-laws, (1)Where, in pursuance of the provisions
of subsection (1) of section 11 of the Ordinance, a registered society amends
its by-laws, such amendments shall be made by a resolution of the members of
the registered society at a general meeting.



















122

(2) Every resolution under paragraph (1) of this Regulation shall not
be valid and effective unless it was taken by a majority of not less than three-
fourths of the members present at the general meeting at which the resolution
was proposed.
(3) A copy of a resolution under paragraph (1) of this Regulation shall
be forwarded to the Registrar together with three copies of the amendment.

51. Proof of entries in books. For the purposes of section 22 of the
Ordinance a copy of an entry in a book of the society may be certified by a
certificate written at the foot of such copy declaring that it is a true copy of
such entry and that the book containing the entry is still in the custody of
the society; such certificate being dated and signed by the secretary and one
member of the committee.

52. Reference of disputes to Registrar. (1) Reference of a dispute to
the Registrar under the provisions of subsection (1) of section 51 of the
Ordinance may be made:-
(a) by the committee; or
(b) by the registered society in pursuance of a resolution in that behalf
taken in general meeting; or
(c) by any party to the dispute; or
(d) where the dispute concerns a member of the committee and the
registered society, by any member of the registered society.
(2) Every reference under this regulation shall be made by a statement
in writing addressed to the Registrar. Such statement shall:-
(a) be dated;
(b) specify the dispute;
(c) set out full particulars of the dispute; and
(d) be signed by the party making it.

53. Reference to Arbitration. (1) Where in pursuance of the provisions
of subsection (2) of section 51 of the Ordinance, the Registrar refers a dispute
to arbitration, such reference shall be embodied in an order of reference under
his hand.
(2) Every order of reference under this Regulation shall:-
(a) specify the name, surname, place of abode and occupation of the
arbitrator or arbitrators;
(b) set out the dispute and full particulars thereof; and
(c) limit the time within which the award shall be forwarded by the
arbitrator or arbitrators to the Registrar: Provided that, on good
cause shown to his satisfaction, the Registrar may, by a further
order, enlarge the time whether before or after the time limited by
the order of reference has expired.





















(3) Where the Registrar refers a dispute to more than one arbitrator,
such reference shall be to three arbitrators, of whom one shall be nominated
by each of the parties to the dispute and the third shall be nominated by the
Registrar and shall act as chairman.
(4) Where, under paragraph (3) of this Regulation, reference is made
to three arbitrators, the following provisions shall have effect:-
(a) if any party to the dispute fails to nominate an arbitrator within
such time as the Registrar may specify, the Registrar may make
the nomination himself;
(b) if an arbitrator nominated by one of the parties to the dispute dies,
or refuses or neglects to act, or by absence or otherwise becomes
incapable of acting, the Registrar shall call upon the party concerned
to nominate a new arbitrator within such time as the Registrar
may specify, and if no new arbitrator is nominated accordingly, the
Registrar may nominate one himself;
(c) if the arbitrator who dies or refuses or neglects to act or becomes
incapable of acting was nominated by the Registrar a new arbitrator
shall be nominated in his place by the Registrar; and
(d) the opinion of the majority of the arbitrators shall prevail.

54. Procedure on Arbitration. (1) The proceedings before the arbi-
trator or arbitrators shall as nearly as possible be conducted in the same way
as proceedings before a Court of Law and in particular the following provisions
shall have effect in respect thereof :
(a) notice of the time and place at which the proceedings are to be held
shall be given to the parties to the dispute and such notice shall be
a ten days' notice;
(b) a record of the evidence adduced before the arbitrator or arbitrators
shall be made, dated and signed by the arbitrator or arbitrators;
(c) documents produced or exhibited before the arbitrator or arbitra-
tors shall be marked, dated and initialled by the arbitrator or
arbitrators and shall be attached to the file of the proceedings; and
(d) in the absence of any party duly notified to attend, the dispute may
be decided by the arbitrator or arbitrators ex part.
(2) The award of the arbitrator or arbitrators shall:-
(a) be in writing;
(b) be dated and signed by the arbitrator or arbitrators; and
(c) state the amount of the costs and expenses of the arbitration, if any,
and by which party or parties to the dispute the same are to be paid.
(3) Upon completion of the proceedings the arbitrator or arbitrators
shall forward to the Registrar:-
(a) -the file of the proceedings; and
(b) the award.























124


55. Appeal to the Registrar. Every appeal to the Registrar under sub-
section (3) of section 51 of the Ordinance shall-
(a) be in writing;
(b) state the grounds of appeal; and
(c) be lodged with the Registrar not later than fourteen days from the
date of the award.

56. Transfer of Shares of Member of unsound mind. Where a member of
a registered society has become of unsound mind, incapable of managing him-
self or his affairs, and no guardian, keeper or committee of his estate or trustee
of his property has been appointed, the society may, subject to the provisions of
regulation 45 of these Regulations, and of section 29 of the Ordinance-
(a) transfer the share or interest of such member to the Registrar of the
Supreme Court in trust for such member; or
(b) pay a sum representing the value of the member's share or interest
to the Registrar of the Supreme Court: Provided that if the value
of such share or interest does not exceed five hundred dollars the
committee of the society may, subject to any conditions they may
think fit, pay the whole or any portion of such sum to the person who
appears to them to have the care of such member or the management
of his affairs.
(2) All transfers and payments made by a registered society in accord-
ance with the provisions of this regulation shall be valid and effectual against
any demand made upon the society by any other person.

57. -Returns to Registrar. Every registered society shall submit to the
Registrar such returns, at such time, and in such form, as may from time to
time be prescribed by the Registrar.

58. Fees. The fees specified in the Schedule to these Regulations shall
be payable to the Registrar for the matters to which they relate.

59. Revocation. The Co-operative Societies Regulations, 1956 (S.R. & 0.
1956, No. 28) are hereby revoked.
































SCHEDULE.

FEES.

1. For registration of a society and its by-laws .. $5.00
2. For registration of an amendment of the by-laws of a society .. $1.00
3. For every inspection on the same day of documents, whether one
or more, in the custody of the Registrar, and relating to one and the
same society: .. .50
Provided that the Registrar may, in his discretion, waive this fee.
4. For every copy or extract of any document in the custody of the
Registrar. for every 120 words or part thereof .. .25



Made by the Administrator in Council under Section 53 of the Co-operative
Societies Ordinance, 1963, this 19th day of December, 1963.

GABRIEL V. BONADIE,
Acting Clerk of Executive Council.
(T.P. 462.)


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
[ Price 52 cents. ]
1963.





















SAINT VINCENT.
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1963, No. 36.


ANIMALS (DISEASES AND IMPORTATION) (PROHIBITION)
(REVOCATION) REGULATIONS,


(Gazetted 31st December, 1963),


1. Short title. These Regulations may be cited as the Animals (Diseases
and Importation) (Prohibition) (Revocation) Regulations, 1963.
2. Revocation. The Animals (Diseases and Importation) (Prohibition)
Regulations, 1963 (S.R. & 0. 1963, No. 27) are hereby revoked.


Made by the Administrator in Council under section 14 of the Animals
(Diseases and Importation) Ordinance, 1954, this 28th day of December, 1963.
GABRIEL V. BONADIE,
Acting Clerk of Executive Council.


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,


KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.


[ Price 4 cents. ]


7aal4


gj6Ss 3~fL\



















SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1963, No. 37.


AID TO PIONEER INDUSTRIES (MANUFACTURE OF SUGAR)
ORDER.


(Gazetted 31st December, 1963),


1. Short title. This Order may be cited as the Aid to Pioneer Industries
(Manufacture of Sugar) Order, 1963.
2. Declaration of Pioneer Industry. The establishment, maintenance
and operation in the Colony of plant for the manufacture of sugar is hereby
declared to be a pioneer industry for the purposes of the Aid to Pioneer In-
dustries Ordinance, 1952, and sugar so manufactured is hereby declared to be
a pioneer product for the said purposes.


Made by the Administrator in Council under section 3 (1) of the Aid to
Pioneer Industries Ordinance. 1952 (No. 5 of 1952) this 28th day cf December,
1963.
GABRIEL V. BONADIE,
Acting Clerk of Executive Council.
(T.P. 547).


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,


KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.


VV I


[ Price 4 cents. ]
















SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1963, No. 38.

ST. VINCENT GRAMMAR SCHOOL (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS.

(Gazetted 31st December, 1963).

1. Short title. These Regulations may be cited as the St. Vincent
Grammar School (Amendment) Regulations, 1963, and shall be read as one
with the St. Vincent Grammar School Regulations, 1941, (S.R. & O. 1941,
No. 23) (hereinafter referred to as the principal Regulations) and all
amendments thereto.
2. Regulation 9 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 9 of the
principal Regulations is hereby amended by substituting the word "September"
for the word "January" appearing in the first line thereof.
3. Regulation 10 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 10 of
the principal Regulations is hereby amended by deleting items (a), (b) and
(c) appearing therein and substituting therefore the following:-
"(a) Three or four weeks in April-May (whichever is most con-
venient at the time);
(b) Eight weeks from mid-July to September;
(c) Three or four weeks in December-January (dependent on the
length of the Easter vacation).".
4. Regulation 13 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 13 of
the principal Regulations is hereby amended by deleting paragraph (2) there-
of and substituting therefore the following:-
"(2) Pupils from the Upper Forms may be entered for the General
Certificate of Education Examinations at Ordinary Level or at Advanced
Level.".
5. Regulation 16 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regu-
lation 16 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced with the
following:-
"16. Prizes. At the end of the School Year, prizes may be awarded
for good work, or proof of outstanding character, to pupils of the various
Forms of the school, as the Headmaster may decide after consultation
with the staff.".

349,717V
Slpa


















132

6. Regulation 19 of principal Regiations revoked and replaced. Regula-
tion 19 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced with the
following:-
"19. Pupils 17 years old. Any pupil who has passed his 17th Birth-
day before September 30th and has not obtained promotion to the Form
being presented, for the General Certificate of Education at Ordinary
Level in the following July, shall not be retained in the School after 31st
July unless in exceptional circumstances.".

7. Regulation 20 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regu-
lation 20 of the principal Regulations as amended by the St. Vincent Grammar
School (Amendment No. 2) Regulations, 1942 (S.R. & 0. 1942, No. 63) is here-
by revoked and replaced with the following:-
"20. School leaving age. (1) No pupil who has attained his 18th
year of age may be retained in the School after the end of the School
Year in which his Birthday falls unless in the opinion of the Headmaster
and staff such pupil has reached the necessary standard to be presented
for the General Certificate of Education Examination at Ordinary or
Advanced Level.

(2) No pupil who has failed to obtain the General Certificate,of
Education after two successive years in the Form may be retained in the
School after the end of the second year.".

8. Regulation 25 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regu-
lation 25 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced with the
following:-
"25. Refund to General Certificate of Education Candidates. When
a pupil returns to School after taking a General Certificate of Education
Examination to await results of the Examination, he may be refunded
with one-half of the fees paid in respect of that Term if he is successful
and decides to leave School on receipt of results.".

9. Regulation 32 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regu-
lation 32 of the principal Regulations as replaced by the St. Vincent Grammar
School (Amendment) Regulations, 1950 (S.R. & O. 1950, No. 45) is hereby
revoked and replaced with the following:-
"32. Internal Exhibitions. The Government will offer annually-
(a) to pupils of the School who shall be under 14 years of age on
the 30th day of September of the year in which the award is to
be made, an exhibition tenable at the School for a period of 3
years with free tuition, games and library facilities. Such
exhibition shall be awarded on the results of a competitive
examination to be prescribed by the Headmaster of the School;
and

























133
(b) to pupils of the School who shall be under 17 years of age on the
30th day of September of the year preceding the year in which
the award is made, two exhibitions tenable at the School for a
period of 2 years with free tuition, games and library facilities.
Such exhibitions shall be awarded on the results of the General
Certificate of Education Examination at Ordinary Level held in
the year next preceding the year in which the award is to be
made.
No boy shall be allowed to retain the benefit, of more than one
scholarship at the same time.".

10. Revocation. The St. Vincent Grammar School (Amendment) Regu-
lations, 1950 (S.R. & 0. 1950, No. 45) are hereby revoked.



Made by the Administrator in Council in consultation with the Board of
Education under section 29 of the Education Ordinance, 1937, this 11th day
of December, 1963.

GABRIEL V. BONADIE,
Acting Clerk of Executive Council.


Approved by Resolution of the Legislative Council under section 30 of
the Education Ordinance, 1937, this 30th day of December, 1963.

0. S. BARROW,
Clerk of Legislative Council.
(S.S. 749).


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
-- Price 12 cents. ]
1963.

















SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1963, No. 39.

ST. VINCENT GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS.


(Gazetted 31st December, 1963).


1. Shrt 'title Thesd Regulations may be cited as the Stk Vincent Girls'
'High Sh'hool i (Ali,'nd.lnilt 'Regulations, 1963, and shall be read as one with
the St. ViiAent Girls' High School Regulations, 1962 (S.R. & 0. 1962, No. 14)
hereinafter referred to asBthe principal Regulations.

2. Regulation 9 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 9 of the
principal Regulations is hereby amended by substituting the word "September"
for the word "Ja.ntiary" afbearing in the first line thereof.

l; Regulation 10 of'principal Regulations amended. 'Regulation 10 of
the pri-:ipal Rpgiulatioinis i hereby amended by deleting items (a), (b) and (c)
appearing therein and substituting therefore the following:-
"(a) Three or four weeks in April (whichevier is most convenient at
the time);
(b) Eight weeks from mid-July until September;
(c):fThree cr; four. weeks in December-January (dependent on the
lenigtbhof the Easter vacation).".

4. Regalatibo.:13:of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 13 of
the prinuipnal Re.guhltii-u. i, hereby amended by deleting paragraph (2) there-
of and substituting therefore the following:-
"(2) Pupils from the Upper Forms may be entered for the General
Ceititi: ,t' 'of Education Examinations at Ordinary Level or at Advanced
Level.".

5. Regulation 15 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regu-
lation 15 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced with the
following :-
"15. Prizes. At the end of the School Year, prizes may be awarded
for good work, or proof of outstanding character, to pupils of the various
Forms of the School as the Headmistress may decide after consultation
with the Staff.".




















136

6. Regulation 18 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regu-
lation 18 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced with the
following:-

"18. Pupils 16 years old. Any pupil who has passed her 16th Birth-
day before September 30th in any year and has not attained promotion
to be presented for the General Certificate of Education in the following
July shall not be retained in the School unless in exceptional circum-
stances.".

7. Regulation 19 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regula-
tion 19 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced with the
following:-
"19. School leaving age. (1) No pupil who has attained her 18th
year of age may be retained in the School after the end of the School Year
in which her Birthday falls unless she has in the opinion of' the Head-
mistress and Staff reached the necessary standard to be presented for the
General Certificate of Education at Ordinary or Advanced Level.
(2) No pupil who has failed to obtain the General Certificate of
Education after two successive years in the Form may be retained in the
School after the end of the second year.".

8. Regulation 31 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 31 of
the principal Regulations is hereby amended by substituting the date "30th
September" for the date "31st December" appearing in the second line of sub-
paragraph (a) and of sub-paragraph (b) of paragraph (1) thereof.

Made by the Administrator in Council in consultation with the Board of
Education under Section 29 of the Education Ordinance, 1937, this 11th day of
December, 1963.

GABRIEL V. BONADIE,
Acting Clerk of Executive Council.

Approved by Resolution of the Legislative Council under Section 30 of
the :Education Ordinance, 1937, this 30th day of Decembe'r, 1963.

0. S. BARROW,
Clerk of Legislative Council.
(S.S. 749).

PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
[ Price 8 cents. J
1963.















137

SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1963, No. 40.

GOVERNMENT AND ASSISTED PRIMARY SCHOOLS (AMENDMENT)
REGULATIONS.

(Gazetted 31st December, 1963).

1. Short title. These Regulations may be cited as the Government and
Assisted Primary Schools (Amendment) Regulations, 1963, and shall be read
as one with the Government and Assisted Primary Schools Regulations, 1959
(S.R. & 0. 1959, No. 44), hereinafter referred to as the principal Regulations.
2. Regulation 4 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 4 of the
principal Regulations is hereby amended-
(a) by substituting the words "fifty dollars" for the words "twenty-five
dollars" appearing in the second line of sub-paragraph (c) of para-
graph (1) thereof; and
(b) by deleting sub-paragraph (d) of the said paragraph (1) and substi-
tuting therefore the following:-
"(d) A fee of twenty-five dollars must be paid into the Treasury for
the hire of the building. The Education Officer may, with the
approval of the Administrator in Council, remit the whole or
any part of this fee when the building is granted for educational,
religious or charitable purposes.".
3. Regulation 7 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 7 of the
principal Regulations is hereby amended-
(a) by deleting paragraph (1) thereof and substituting therefore the
following:-
"(1) No child below the age of five years shall be admitted to a
Primary School nor shall any pupil remain in such school beyond the
end of the term in which he shall have reached the age of fifteen
years. Children who have reached the age of admission should only
be admitted to Primary Schools during the first four weeks of a term:
Provided that children who will reach the age of five years before
the end of any term may be admitted at the beginning of that term.";
and
(b) by substituting the figure ^2" for the figure "1" appearing im-
mediately after the word "Regulation" in the third line of pargaraph
S 1g_ J51 thereof.
Sir6G5 s
S>5fx I I



















S4. Regulation 8 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 8 of the
principal Regulations is hereby amended by siubptituting the word "September"
for the word "January" appearing in the second line of paragraph (6) thereof.

5. Regulation 10 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 10 of
the principal Regulations is hereby amended by substituting the word "to" for
the word "from" appearing immediately after the words "five standards" in
the tenth line of paragraph (1) thereof.

6. Regulation 12 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regu-
lation 12 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced with the
following:-
"12. Sessions and Vacations. (1) There shall be three terms of
thirteen weeks each, the first of which shall begin on such date between
the first and fifteenth days of September as the Education Officer may
decide.
(2) The vacations to be observed in schools under these Regulations
shall be as follows:-
After the first term four weeks.
After the second term four weeks.
After third term five weeks.".

7. Regulation 16 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 16 of
the principal Regulations is hereby amended by deleting the third, fourth, fifth
and sixth lines of paragraph (1) thereof and substituting therefore the follow-
ing:-
"Certificated Teachers
(a) Organisers.
(b) Head Teachers.
(c) Qualified Teachers.
(d) Certificated Assistants.".

8. Regulation 18 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 18 of
the principal Regulations is hereby amended-
(a) by deleting paragraphs (1), (2) and (3) thereof and substituting
therefore the following:-
"(1) The Teachers' Certificate Examination shall be divided
into two parts, Part I and Part II.
PART I.
Evidence will be required that the candidate has sat the General
Certificate of Education Examination at Ordinary Level, or any other
examination which in the opinion of the Education Officer is of equiva-
lent standard, having passed in English Language and three other
subjects chosen from the following:-
English Literature, Geography, History, Health Science, Religious
Knowledge, Biology and Mathematics.


















139


PART II.

Part II of the Examination will consist of Professional, and
Practical Subjects as follows:-

A. Professional Subjects.
(a) Principles of Education.
(b) Methods of Teaching and School Orgianliatiou.
(c) Practical Teaching Tests.

B. Practical Subjects.
(a) Domestic Science (Cookery, Laundry and Itousehold Manage-
ment).
(b) Needlework.
(c) Woodwork.
(d) Music.
(e) Rural Science.

Provided that other subjects may be added from. time to time.
(2) All candidates for Part II of the Examination will be
required to take the Professional Subjects. With regard to' the
Practical Subjects, male candidates will be required-to take. Wood-
work, Rural Science and Music, while female candidates will be
required to take Domestic Science and Needlecraft, Rural Science
and Music.
(3) The Examination for Part II will take place towards-theend
of the third term on a date to be announced soon after the beginning
of that term."; and
(b) by substituting the word "third" for the word "Christmas" appearing
in the second line'of paragraph (4) thereof.
9. Regulation 19 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 19 of
the principal Regulations is hereby amended by deleting paragraph (1) thereof
and substituting therefore the following:-
"(1) The annual, salaries of teachers in Primary Schools shall be in
accordance with scales approved from time to time by the Administrator-
in-Council.".
10. Regulation 20 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 20 of
the principal Regulations is hereby amended by deleting paragraph (8) there-
of and substituting therefore the following:-
"(8) A bonus shall be payable to the Head Teacher or Head Teachers
in respect of each pupil teacher who shall pass the prescribed examina-
tion.".
11. Regulation 21 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 21 of
the principal Regulations is hereby amended by deleting paragraphs. (.1) and
(2) thereof and substituting therefore the following:-



















140

"(1) Certifiacnti- teachers shall be eligible, after one year resident
service, .o h.: g!. ,..:i f:l:l'pajy vacatioT -leave in' accordance with the
following scale:-
(a) Organisers and Head Teachers at bth- rat- of 15 lay,. per annum,
accumulable up to a maximum of 180 days.
(b) Qi.rlifik. Tveahir- and Certificated Assistant Teachers at the
rate of 36 days per annum, accumulable un to a maximum of
144 days.
(2) Vacation leave to teachers shall not commeiee during a school
-termiibutishall instead, commence as nearly as possible at the commence-
ment of one of the school vacations set out in regulation 12, and school
vacations occurring during such vacation shall be reckoned for vacation
leave.".

12. Regulation 22 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 22 of
the principal Regulations is hereby amended by adding the following words
immediately at the end of paragraph (7) thereof;-
"He shall not .be a member of any association organised mainly for
political purposes.".

13. Regulation 23 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 23 of
the principal Regulations is hereby amended by substituting the words and
figures "31st day of July" for the words and figures "15th day of September"
~e'urrinig in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) respectively of paragraph (6)
thereof.
14. Second Schedule to principal Regulations revoked. The Second
Schedule .to the principal Regulations is hereby revoked.

15. Fifth Schedule to principal Regulations amended. The Fifth
Schedule to the, principal Regulations is hereby amended-

(a) by substituting the word "September" for the word "January"
I:,:-eurriig in paragraph 1 thereof; and

(b) by substituting the word "July" for the word "November" occurring
in paragraph 5 thereof.
16. Sixth Schedule to principal Regulations amended. The Sixth
Schedule to the principal Regulations is hereby amended by substituting the
word "Septlnmber" for..the word "January" and the word "August" for the
word "Decenmber" occurring respectively in paragraph 3 thereof.


































Made by the Administrator in Council in consultation with the Board of
Education under Section 29 of the Education Ordinance, 1937, this 11th day of
December, 1963.

GABRIEL V. BONADIE,
Acting Clerk of Executive Council.




Approved by Resolution of the Legislative Council under Section 30 of the
Education Ordinance, 1937, this 30th day of December, 1963.

0. S. BARROW,
Clerk of Legislative Council.


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.


[ Price 20 cents. ]


1963.




University of Florida Home Page
© 2004 - 2010 University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries.
All rights reserved.

Acceptable Use, Copyright, and Disclaimer Statement
Last updated October 10, 2010 - - mvs