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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE

Published bp |uthorftl.


VoL. 99.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 21 JUNE, 1966. [No. 36.


GOVERNMENT


NOTICES.


No. 134.


ANOINTMENTS.


WAGES COUNCIL.
By virtue of the provisions of sections 1 and 8 of the First Schedule to
the Wages Councils Ordinance, 1953 (No. 1 of 1953) His Honour the Adminis-
trator has been pleased to make the following appointments for a period of one
year from 1st June, 1966:-
Domestic Servants Wages Council


0. R. SYLVESTER, Esq. (Chairman)
THEODORE ROBERTS, Esq.
D. S. COZIER, Esq.
Mrs. LUCILLE EUSTACE
,, MILDRED DUBLIN
, CELIA FROST
Hon. Mrs. I. I. JOSHUA
,, R. F. MARKSMAN
Mr. OSWALD PETERS


Independent members.

To represent employers.

To represent employees.


Secretary: Mr. R. I. SAMUEL.


21st June, 1966.
(T.P. 650.)


No. 135.
WAGES COUNCIL.
By virtue of the provisions of sections 1 and 8 of the First Schedule to
the Wages Councils Ordinance, 1953 (No. 1 of 1953) His Honour the Adminis-
trator has been pleased to make the following appointments for a period of one
year from 15th June, 1966:-


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SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 21 JUNE, 1966.-(No. 36.)


Industrial Workers Wages Council


0. R. SYLVESTER, Esq. (Chairman)
THEODORE ROBERTS, Esq.
D. S. COZIER, Esq.
MILTON MAYERS, Esq.
A. S. P. WATNEY, Esq.
A. C. HILLOCKS, Esq.
R. F. MARKSMAN, Esq.
OWEN WALKER, Esq.
KENNETH PIERRE, Esq.


Independent members.


To represent employers.


To represent employees.


Secretary: R. I. SAMUEL, Esq.


21st June, 1966.
(T.P. 650.)


No. 136.
ACTING APPOINTMENT.

Consequent on the absence of the
Honourable E. T. JOSHUA, Chief Minis-
ter, from the Territory on official duty,
the Honourable S. E. SLATER, Minister
for Social Services has been appointed
to act Chief Minister in conjunction
with his substantive duties with effect
from the 5th June to 9th June, 1966.
21st June, 1966.
(C. 68.)


No. 137.
LEAVE.

Mr. WILLIAM A. HADLEY, C.B.E., has
been granted three months leave of
absence as a Commissioner of Income
Tax with effect from the 24th May, 1966.
21st June, 1966.

No. 138.
VACANT POST.

POST OF TECHNICIAN-IN-CHARGE OF THE
LABORATORY, COLONIAL HOSPITAL,
ST. VINCENT.

Applications are invited for appoint-
ment to the post of Technician-in-Charge
of the Laboratory, Colonial Hospital,
St. Vincent.
Preference will be given to applicants
who possess the qualification of Asso-
ciate, Institute Medical Laboratory
Technology (A.I.M.L.T.) or its equiva-
lent (requiring laboratory training in
the United Kingdom, Canada, U.S.A. or
U.W.I., Jamaica).
Salary will be paid in the scale $4,704
X $180-$5,244, the actual point de-
pending on the candidate's qualifications
and experience.
Applications giving full particulars
and experience of the applicant, and
accompanied by two testimonials should


be addressed to the Chief Secretary, St.
Vincent, and should reach him not later
than 30th June, 1966.
21st June, 1966.
(27.)

No. 139.
LEGISLATION.

The undermentioned Ordinance which
has been assented to by His Honour the
Administrator is published with this
issue of the Gazette:-
No. 16 of 1966.-An Ordinance to
make provision for the creation of
an Agricultural and Co-operative
Bank in St. Vincent.
21st June, 1966.

No. 140.
The following Document is published
with this issue of the Gazette:-
S.R. & 0. No. 16.-The Aid to Pioneer
Industries (St. Vincent Poultry
Farmers Co-operative Society Ltd.)
(Production of Poultry and Eggs)
Order, 1966.
(T.P. 509.)

By Command,

HENRY H. WILLIAMS,
Chief Secretary.

(GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
21st June, 1966.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

EDUCATION NOTICES.

A competitive examination for the
award of scholarships for boys and
girls tenable at the Grammar School
and Cirls' High School will be held at










SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 21 JUNE, 1966.-(No. 36.)


the Richmond Hill Government School
on Friday, 22nd July, 1966.
2. The Scholarships are open to pupils
attending Government or Assisted
Primary Schools or Private Schools
which satisfy the requirements of the
Board of Education, and entitle the
holder to free tuition, games and
Library fees and the necessary school
books and stationery. All Scholar-
ship holders, who during the tenure
of a scholarship normally reside not
less than two miles from the limits of
Kingstown measured by the shortest
public highway, shall be entitled to
receive the maintenance grant at the
rate of one hundred and ninety-two
($192.00) per annum; provided that
should a scholarship holder cease to
reside, for any period during the tenure
of the scholarship, no maintenance
grant should be paid in respect of such
period, unless such scholarship holder
is living for the purpose of taking ad-
vantage of the scholarship.
3. Candidates must (a) have been
less than 12 years of age on the 31st
July, 1966. Age must be proved by a
birth certificate or baptismal certifi-
cate; (b) have attended a Government
or Assisted Primary School which
satisfies the requirements of the Board
of Education, during the twelve months
preceding the 31st July, 1966 for not
less than 75% of the maximum attend-
ances possible during such period, as
shown in the attendance Register kept
in the school; (c) furnish certificate of
good conduct from the Head Teacher
or Head Teachers of such school or
Schools; (d) be natives of the Colony,
or children of natives or have been
resident in the Colony for at least
two years.
4. The Education Officer is em-
powered to accept for examination any
candidate who, through illness has
failed to comply with the requirements
of paragraph 3 (b) above, with respect
to the number of attendances.
5. No scholarships shall be awarded
to any candidate who obtains less than
one third of the possible marks in each
subject and less than one-half of the
total possible marks in the examination.
6. Scholarships are awarded for a
period of not more than six years pro-
vided the Scholar's attendance, conduct
and progress as shown by the term
reports are considered satisfactory.
7. Candidates will be examined in
English (including Comprehension)
and Arithmetic, and shall be given an
Intelligence Test.
R. Aplications accompanied by Birth
,or Baptismal Certificate must reach


the Education Office not later than
Thursday, 30th June, 1966.

THEODORE V. KEANE,
Education Officer.
21st May, 1966.



GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL,
ST. VINCENT.

The Examination for Entrance to the
Girls' High School in the School year
beginning September, 1966, will take
place on Friday, 22nd July, 1966 at
8.30 a.m. at the Girls' High School.
Parents are asked to submit Birth
Certificates before July 1st.
Candidates are requested to bring
pens, pencils and rulers; paper will be
provided.

JENNIE G. JACOBS,
Headmistress, G.H.S. (Acting).
28th May, 1966.



KINGSTOWN BOARD.

A competitive examination for the
award of two Scholarships tenable at
the St. Vincent Grammar School and
two tenable at the Girls' High School
will be held at the Richmond Hill Gov-
ernment School on Friday, 22nd July,
1966, beginning at 9.00 a.m.
2. Each Candidate must:-
(a) have been less than twelve
years of age on 31st July, 1966;
(b) be a native of the Island or
child of a native;
(c) have been residing in Kings-
town or within half a mile of
the boundaries thereof during
the three years previous to
31st July, 1966;
(d) be a pupil of a private or pub-
lic school in the Island;
(e) produce a certificate of good
behaviour from the Head
Teacher of such school.
3. No candidate shall be awarded a
Scholarship who obtains less than one
third of the maximum of marks in each
subject and less than one half of the
total marks in the examination.
4. Candidates will be examined in
English, (including comprehension) and
Arithmetic, and will be given an Intel-
ligence Test.









SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 21 JUNE, 1966.-(No. 36.)


5. The Scholarships are awarded for
a period of five years, provided the
Scholar's attendance, conduct and pro-
gress as shown by the term reports are
considered satisfactory.
6. Applications, accompanied by
Birth or Baptismal certificates must
reach the office of the Kingstown Board,


Paul's Lot, not later than Wednesday,
13th July, 1966.
C. E. JACKSON,
Acting Warden.
Office of the Kingstown Board,
Paul's Lot,
Kingstown.
3rd June, 1966.


NOTICE


CROWN LANDS ORDINANCE
CAP. 77

DEPOSIT OF PLANS OF SURVEY OF CROWN BOUNDARIES

Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of the provisions of Section 8
of the Crown Lands Ordinance Cap. 77 of the Laws of St. Vincent, the plans
listed below have been approved by the Administrator in Council and copies
thereof duly deposited at the Lands and Survey Department.


Plan Description Locality and Surveyor Date
No. Parish Lodged


C 289 From God Save the Queen Waterloo to
River to Waribishy Road Overland
Charlotte


C 290 From Waribishy River to
Over River Estate


C 291 From Perseverance to
Over River Estate

C 292 Perseverance to Byera


H. R. Wason
(A. M. Creese
Survey Asst.)


Locust Valley
Orange Hill
Charlotte

Perseverance to
Over River

Grand Sable-
Perseverance


P 1/81 Crown boundary at Grove Grove, St. Patrick


Dated at Kingstown this 19th day of May 1966.


(C.W. 342.)


K. E. V. John


11.3.64


3.3.64


25.4.64


23.2.66


12.4.66


H. R. WASON,
Crown Surveyor.


SAINT VINCENT

IN THE FIRST DISTRICT
MAGISTRATE'S COURT-
BARROUALLIE
(CIVIL JURISDICTION)


SUIT :-44/66
BETWEEN:-
PATSY HUGGINS
and
BERTRAM ROBERTS


-Plaintiff

-Defendant


It is notified for general information
that the undermentioned Chattels, the
Property of the above-named defendant


and levied upon by virtue of a Writ of
Seizure and sale issued in the above suit,
will be put up for sale by Public Auc-
tion on the premises of the said build-
ing, at Barrouallie, on Saturday, July
2nd 1966.

That is to say-

One board house covered with gal-
vanized sheeting.

C. E. A. RAWLE,
Magistrate District I.
Magistrate's Department,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent.
































SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 21 JUNE, 1966.-(No. 36.)


ST. VINCENT

IN THE FIRST DISTRICT
MAGISTRATE'S COURT-
KINGSTOWN
(CIVIL JURISDICTION)

SUIT :-105/66
BETWEEN :-
PHILIP RUTHFORD Cox -Plaintiff


and
SELWYN O'NIEL
alias
SOLOMON O'NmL


-Defendant


It is notified for general information
that the undermentioned Chattels, the


Property of the above-named defendant
and levied upon by virtue of a Writ of
Seizure and Sale issued in the above
suit, will be put up for sale by Public
Auction at the Court House, Kingstown,
on Saturday, July 2nd, 1966.

That is to say-

One Weber Electric Cooker.

Dated this 8th day of June, 1966.

C. E. A. RAWLE,
Magistrate District I.
Magistrates' Department,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent.















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 21 JUNE, 1966.-(No. 36.)


EAST CARIBBEAN CURRENCY AUTHORITY



STATEMENT OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES AT THE CLOSE
OF BUSINESS ON TUESDAY THE 31ST DAY OF MAY, 1966



(Pursuant to the East Caribbean Currency Agreement 1965, Article 23 (2))


Liabilities

NOTES IN CIRCULATION ..

BANKERS' BALANCES

LOANS BY PARTICIPATING
GOVERNMENTS

OTHER LIABILITIES


Assets
EC$
27,577,700 EXTERNAL ASSETS

15,100 CURRENT ACCOUNTS AND
MONEY AT CALL IN
LONDON
375,000
UNITED KINGDOM
236,792 GOVERNMENT
TREASURY BILLS


OTHER UNITED KING-
DOM GOVERNMENT
SECURITIES .. 7,128,600

BRITISH CARIBBEAN
CURRENCY BOARD
NOTES .. 191,200

NOTE ISSUE ACCOUNTS
WITH BANKS IN
BARBADOS .. NIL

[Proportion of external
assets to notes in cir-
culation and other de-
mand liabilities:
94.6%]

GOVERNMENT DEBENTURES


OTHER ASSETS

EC$28,204,592


76,340

EC$28,204,592


G. M. LAMBERT,
Managing Director.


EC$


EC$


1,342,402



17,448,000


26,110,202


2,018,050


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




























SAINT VINCENT.

No. 16 of 1966.

I Assent,

J. L. CHAPMAN,
[ L. S. ] Administrator.
17th June, 1966.
AN ORDINANCE to make provision for the creation of an
Agricultural and Co-operative Bank in St. Vincent.
[ On Proclamation.
Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by
and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council of
Saint Vincent, and by the authority of the same as follows:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Agricultural and Short title and
Co-operative Bank of Saint Vincent Ordinance, 1966, and shall. Commencement.
come into force on such day as the Administrator in Council
may appoint by proclamation published in the Gazette.
2. In this Ordinance- Interpretation.
'Board" means the Board of Directors of the Bank as
constituted and appointed under section 4 of this
Ordinance;
"Chairman" means the Chairman of the Board;
"Director" means a member of the Board;
"Inspector" means an Inspector on the staff of the
Bank appointed under section 27 of this Ordin-
ance;

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No. 16. Agricultural and Co-operative Bank of Saint Vincent. 1966.

"Manager" means the Manager of the Bank appointed
under section 7 of this Ordinance;
"Valuer" means a Valuer appointed under section 27
of this Ordinance;
"agriculture" includes fisheries, forestry, horticulture
and use of land for- any purpose of husbandry
inclusive of the keeping or breeding of livestock
and the growing of vegetables or fruits and the
like;
"land" means agricultural land or land used princi-
pally for the purpose of processing or distributing
the produce of agriculture or otherwise in
connection with agriculture, and includes all
buildings, factories and machinery erected and
standing thereon and all live, dead and rolling
stock belonging to the owner and used and worked
in connection. with such land;
"livestock" does not include bees, poultry, birds,
goats and the like;
"owner" includes-
(a) the owner of any land or of any boat or of any
vehicle or of any agricultural machinery;
(b) the duly authorised attorney of such owner;
(c) an executor or administrator of a deceased owner
if authorised by will or by an order of the Court
or otherwise by law to mortgage land;
(d) a trustee appointed by deed will if authorised by
such deed or will or by an order of the Court or
otherwise by law to-mortgage land;
(e) a receiver appointed by order of Court or by
a mortgagee;
(f) a mortgage in possession; ,
(g) a lessee of land of which the unexpired term of the
lease is not less than twenty-five years or where,
in any case or class of cases the Manager for any
special reason shall so decide, twenty years.

creation and 3. (1) There is hereby created under the provisions of
constitution of this Ordinance a body corporate to be called "The Agricultural
the Agricultural and Co-operative Bank of Saint Vincent" (hereinafter called
and Co-opera- "the Bank") which body corporate shall, as such, be entitled
tivc Bank. to make contracts and to sue and be sued in its name, and may
for all purposes be described by such name and service upon





















No. 16. Agricultural and Co-operative Bank of Saint Vincent.


the Bank of any notice, order, or other document shall be
executed by delivering the same or by sending it by registered
post addressed to the Manager of the Bank at the Head Office.
The Bank shall have power to hold land and other property of
whatever kind, real or personal, and in particular for the pur-
pose of fostering and encouraging agriculture and fishing in
the territory.
(2) The Bank shall have a Head Office in the town of
Kingstown and shall have perpetual succession and an
official seal.
(3) The seal of the Bank shall be affixed to any instru-
ment by the Chairman, but shall not be so affixed except by
the authority of a reso-lution of the Board, and shall be authen-
ticated by the joint signatures of the Chairman and the.
Manager.
(4) The seal of the Bank shall be kept in the custody of
the Manager.

4. (1) The Board of Directors shall consist of 7 persons Appoini
as follows:- Board (
Director:
(a) 4 ex-officio members, namely-
(i) the Financial Secretary, who shall be Chair-
man of the' Board;
(ii) The Chief Agricultural Officer;
(iii) The Attorney General (or his Legal Assis-
tant, in the absence of the Attorney
General);
(iv) The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry
responsible for Agriculture.
(b) Three suitable and qualified representatives of Agri-
culture and Fishing interests in the territory ap-
pointed by the Administrator on the advice of the
Minister responsible for Agriculture;
(c) The Manager appointed under section 7 of this
Ordinance shall attend Board Meetings but shall not
have a vote.
(2) The persons appointed under section 4 (1) (b) of
this Ordinance shall hold office for a period not exceeding 2
years and shall be eligible for re appointment to the Board.

5. (1) The Board shall meet at least once every quarter Meetin
and at such other times as may be necessary or expedient for Board,
the transaction of the business of the Bank.






















No. 16. Agricultural and Co-operative Bank of Saint. Vincent.


(2) The Chairman shall, within seven days of the receipt
by him of a request in writing addressed to him by any three
members of the Board, call a special meeting of the Board.
(3) If the Chairman shall refuse to convene a special
meeting of the Board upon request as aforesaid or (although
not refusing) shall neglect to convene such meeting for seven
days after receipt of such request, a special meeting of the
Board may be convened by the members making such request.
(4) In the event of the absence of the Chairman from a
meeting, the members of the Board present at the,meeting shall
appoint one of their number to preside as Chairman and such
appointed member shall for that meeting have all the powers
of the Chairman.
(5) A quorum of the Board shall be any three Directors..
(6) The decisions of the Board shall be by a majority of
the votes, and in addition to an original vote in any case in
which the voting is equal, the Chairman presiding at a meeting
shall have a casting vote.

Directors to 6. (1) Any member of the Board whose interest is likely'
declare their to be affected whether directly or indirectly by a decision of
interests. th, Board on any matter whatsoever, shall disclose the nature
of his interest at the first meeting of the Board at which he
is present after the relevant facts have come to his knowledge.
(2) A disclosure under subsection (1) of this section shall
be recorded in the minutes of that Board meeting and after
the disclosure the member making it shall, unless the Board
otherwise directs, not be present at or take part in the delibera-
tions or vote at any meeting of the Board during the time
when such matter is being decided by the Board.


Appointment
of Manager.

Duties and
powers of the
Manager.


7. The Manager shall be appointed by the Board on terms
and conditions of service to be determined from time to time.

8. (1) The Manager shall be the chief executive officer
of the Bank and shall be entrusted with the day to day manage-
ment, administration, direction and control of the business of
the Bank with authority to-act in the conduct of the business
of the Bank in all matters which are not by this Ordinance or by
rules, or regulations made thereunder specifically reserved to
be dlone by the Board, and shall be answerable to the Board for
his acts and decisions.
(2) All documents, other than those required by law to
'be under seal, and all decisions of the Board, may be signed
under the hand of the Manager.


1966.























No. 16. Agricultural and Co-operative Bank of Saint Vincent.


9. The Administrator may terminate the appointment of
any Director if such Director-
(a) becomes of uhsound mind or is incapable of carrying
out his duties;
(b) becomes bankrupt or compounds with, or suspends
payment to, his creditors;
(c) is convicted and sentenced to a term of imprisonment
or to death;
(d) is convicted of any offence involving dishonesty;
(e) is guilty, of misconduct in relation to his duties;
(f)- is absent, except on leave granted by the Board, from
three consecutive meetings of the Board;. or
(g) fails to carry out any of the duties or functions con-
ferred or imposed on him under this Ordinance.


10. A Director of the Bank may at any time resign his
office by instrument in writing addressed to the Administrator
through the Cha:rman.

11. The nai Les of all members of the Board as first con-
stituted and every change in the membership thereof shall be
published in the Gazette.

12. The business of the Bank shall be the making of
loans and advances in accordance with the provisions of this
Ordinance, and for this purpose the Bank may employ its
funds as hereinafter provided and do all or any of such other
matters and things as may be incidental or subsidiary to its
business. /

13. (1) The Bank may appoint and employ at such re-
muneration and on such terms and conditions any officer or
servant as may be deemed by it necessary fpr the efficient
performance of the business of the Bank.
(2) The Bank may require any officer or servant in its
service to give security to its satisfaction for the due execution
of his duties.

14. (1) The funds and resources of the Bank shall consist
of-
(a) such sums as mav be provided for the purpose from
time to ti :e by the legislature;
(b) such sums as may be allocated from time to time to
the Bank from loan funds;


Termination of
appointment
by Directors.


Resignation of
Director.


Publication of
names of
Men7bers in
Gazette.,
Business of
Bank.




Bank may
employ officers
and servants.






The funds and
resources of
the Bank.


1966.





















No. 16. Agricultural and Co-operative Bank of Saint Vincent. 1966.


(c) all sums from time to time received by or falling due
to the Bank'in respect of repayment of any loan made
by the Bank and the interest payable in respect of
any such loan;
(d) monies earned or arising from any property invest-
ments, mortgages or debentures acquired by or vested
in the Bank;
(e) any property, mortgages, debentures or investments
acquired by or vested in the Bank;
(f) sums borrowed by the Bank for the purpose of meeting
any of its obligations or discharging any of its func-
tions;
(g) all other sums or property which may in any manner
become payable to or- vested in the Bank in respect
of any matter incidental to or consequential of its
powers and duties.
(2) The charges on any amount which may be allowed to
the Bank from loan funds shall be met by the Bank. Provided
that all or any part of such charges may be met, from the
General Revenue of the territory subject to the approval of
the Legislature.
(3) For the purposes of this section the expression "loan
funds" means such sums as may be made available from time
to time to the Government by. way of loan.
(4) The Bank may subject to such notice of withdrawal of
not less than three months as may from time to time be pre-
scribed by the Bank, accept any sunis deposited with it by
bodies corporate, public bodies, co-operative societies or
associations, and pay such interest thereon as it considers
necessary to encourage such deposits.

General 15. (1) Every sum payable to the Bank shall be collected
Financial and received for and on account of the funds of the Bank.
provisions. Receipts for sums paid to the Bank may be signed by an officer
of the Bank authorised by resolution of the Board generally or
specifically in that behalf.
(2) All payments out of the funds of the Bank shall be
made by officers of the Bank authorised by resolution of the
Board generally or specifically in that behalf.
(3) The financial year of the Bank shall coincide with
the financial year of the Government of Saint Vincent.
(4) The Bank shall cause to be kept proper books and
accounts and the accounts shall be audited annually by
auditors who shall bh appointed by the Board each year with
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No. 16. Agricultural and Co-operative Bank of Saint Vincent. 1966.

(5) Notwithstanding anything contained in subsection
(4) of this section the Administrator may, in his discretion, at
any time require the Government Auditor to examine the re-
port on the accounts of the Bank, and the Bank shall provide
the Government Auditor with all necessary and appropriate
facilities for such examination.
(6) The Bank shall make such provision for the safe
keeping of its funds as deemed necessary by resolution of the
Board:
Provided that officers of the Bank generally or specifically
authorised in that behalf by resolution of the Board may retain
in their hands sums to meet petty disbursements or for im-
mediate payments in accordance with the terms of the reso-
lution.
(7) Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance and of any
regulations made thereunder, the Board shall have power by
resolutions to provide for all matter of administration and
procedure.
16. (1) The Bank shall, within three months after the Reports.
end of each financial year, cause to be made and to be trans-
mitthd to the Administrator-
(a) a report dealing generally with the operation of the
Bank during the last preceding financial year; and
(b) a copy of the annual audited statement of accounts
certified by the auditors.
(2) The Administrator shall as soon as possible after their
receipt-
ca) cause a copy of the report together with the annual
audited statements of accounts thereon to be laid
before the Legislative Council; and
(b) cause a copy of the annual audited statement of ac-
counts to be published in the Gazette.
17. It shall be lawful for the Bank, out of funds at its Bank em-
disposal- powered to
(a) to make loans and advances to owners of land and make loans.
to societies registered under the Co-operative
Societies Ordinance; and
(b) to make loans to any person engaged in agriculture.
18. (1) The Bank shall normally make four types of Types of loans
loa0n, namely- Types of loans
lo namely- and purposes
(a) long term loans repayable within ten years from to which they
the date of issue; may be put,






















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(b) medium term loans repayable within five years from
the date of issue;
(c) short term loans repayable within eighteen months
from date of issue; and
(d) Loans for mortgaging, Agricultural and Livestock
products repayable within twelve months from the
date of issue.
(2) Long term loans may be granted for the following
purposes, namely-
(a) the purchase, development and improvement of land;
(b) the erection of buildings;
(c) any other purpose that may be prescribed in accord-
ance with the provisions of this Ordinance.
(3) Medium term loans may be granted for the following
purposes, namely-
(a) the discharge of liabilities incurred in respect of the
development, maintenance or improvement of land;
(b) the purchase of livestock;
(c) the purchase of tractors, ploughs, trucks and other
agricultural machinery;
(d) the purchase of boats or marine engines (inboard or
outboard) for fishing;
(e) any other purpose that may be prescribed in accord-
ance with the provisions of this Ordinance.
(4) Short term loans may be granted for the following
purposes, namely-
(a) the development, maintenance and improvement of
land;
(b) the payment of labour and the purchase of supplies
required to plant, cultivate and manure'land or to
reap and make merchantable the crop or produce
therof;
(c) the preparation of the produce of land or sea for the
market;
(d) any other purpose that may be prescribed in accord-
ance with the provisions of this Ordinance;
(5) Loans for mortgaging Agricultural and Livestock
products may be granted for the purpose of enabling Agricul-
tural Co-operative Societies to purchase the crops produced
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(6) It shall be lawful for the Board, with the approval of
the Administrator, to prescribe further categories of loans.

19. (1) The Bank may normally grant long term loans To whom
and medium term loans to owners only. loans may be
andgranted.
(2) The Bank may normally grart short term loans to (a)
owners, (b) any person engaged in agriculture, whether as
lessee or tenant thereof, who can provide the security as' set
out in section 21 of this Ordinance, (c) Co-operative societies
which shall decide on the distribution of such loans among its
members, and shall be responsible for the repayment of the
whole loan together with interest thereon to the Bank. In
the event of failure to repay the whole or any part of the loan
by a Co-operative Society, the Bank shall request the Registrar
of Co-operative Societies to hold an inquiry and to proceed with
the collection of the debt, (d) the Bank may grant loans for
mortgaging Agricultural and livestock products to Co-opera-
tive Societies.

20. (1) The Bank shall require interest to be paid on all Interest
loans granted by it on the outstanding balances of the principal payable on
as at the first day of each month from the date of issue to the loans.
date of full settlement.
(2) The rate of interest shall be determined from time
to time by the Bank.
(3) The rate of interest charged on loans to co-opera-
tive societies shall be at least one-half per centum less than on
loans granted to any other borrower.

21. (1) The Bank shall only grant a long term loan Securities
where the security offered is a mortgage on the land of the required by
borrower. In addition, the Bank may require further security the Bank.
by-
(a) assignment of the benefit of an insurance policy to the
Bank;
(b) insurance policy on the life of a borrower and the
estate of the assured borrower named the beneficiary
on such insurance policy;
(c) a mortgage on other property;
(d) assignment to the Bank of Government or Municipal
bonds.
(2) The Bank shall require security for medium term
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(a) a mortgage;
(b) a bill of sale;
(e) a. insurance policy on the life of the borrower and
the estate of the ,assured borrower named the bene-
ficiary on such insurance policy;
(d) such other security (including endorsements) as may
be acceptable to, the Bank;
(e) other sufficient and easily realisable security.
(3) In the case of short term loans to a Co-operative
Society any member to whom part of the loan has been dis-
tributed shall sign an agricultural financing contract with the
society and shall guaratee his loan with a first lien on the
crop for which it has been obtained. This contract, together
with a promissory note signed& by the member, shall be en-
dorsed by the society in favour of the Bank. The procedure
prescribed in this subsection shall not absolve a co-operative
society from its collective liability to repay the whole of the
loan to the Bank.
(4) The Bank may grant loans for mortgaging agricul-
tural and livestock products where:-
(a) the loan is guaranteed by a first lien on the mortgaged
products and by any other assets the Bank may
require;
(b) the mortgaged products, duly insured, are stored in
a bonded warehouse, or in a warehouse under the
control of the Bank.
(5) The maximum amount that may be loaned against
mortgaged property shall be as follows:-
(a) on land, buildings and other improvements of a per-
manent nature the loan shall not exceed seventy-five
per centum (75%) of the value of the, mortgaged
property, as determined by the Bank;
(b) on moveable assets, including boats, vehicles and
livestock the loan shall not exceed sixty-six per
centum (66%) of the value of the mortgaged property,
as determined by the Bank;
(c) on agricultural and livestock products purchased by
co-operative societies the loan shall not exceed eighty
per centum (80%) of the value of the mortgaged
products.
Recall bof 22. Whenever it shall come to the notice of the Bank
loan mis- that a loan has been applied to a purpose which is not in ac-
applied, cordance with the purpose for which the loan was granted,























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the Bank shall have the power to recall the loan forthwith, and
the borrower shall accordingly repay such loan together with
the interest accrued to date of recall. Such recall shall in no
way prejudice any criminal proceedings which may be
instituted under section 31 of this Ordinance.
23. Whenever the Bank shall accept an insurance on the
life of a borrower as security for a loan, it shall be incumbent
on such borrower to maintain the premium on such insurance
until such time as the loan for which it is held as security has
been fully paid.
24. When a loan has been fully repaid, it shall be the
duty of the Bank to release any mortgage, bill of sale, or other
security in such manner as the law requires.
25. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Stamp
Ordinance, every instrument to secure a loan and every in-
strument evidencing discharge of such loan, shall be exempt
from the payment of stamp. duty.

26. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Income
Tax Ordinance, the income of the Bank shall be wholly exempt
from the payment of income tax.

27. (1) The Board may appoint and employ valuers and
inspectors at such remuneration and on such terms and condi-
tions as the Board may determine.
(2) Any valuer or inspector appointed under this section
may, at all reasonable times, enter upon any land, vehicle,
boat or other property in respect of a loan which has been
granted under the provisions of this Ordinance and may value
and inspect the same; and any person obstructing or causing
to be obstructed any valuer or inspector in making such
valuation or inspection, whether by force or by threats or in
any other manner, shall be liable, on summary conviction, to
a fine not exceeding one hundred and twenty dollars or to
imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months.


Borrower to
maintain
insurance
premiums.


Release of
mortgages or
bills of sale,
etc.
Exemption
from stamp
duty.


Exemption
from Income
tax.

Appointment
of valuers
and inspectors.


28. Except as otherwise provided, every sale of land Sales.
under this Ordinance shall be by public auction subject to a
reserve price to be fixed by the Board. and shall be conducted
in accordance with the practice in force for the collection of
debts due to the Government of Saint Vincent.
29.- The Board may make regulations, subject to the ap- Regulations.
proval of the Administrator, for all or any of the following
purposes, namely-


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(a) prescribing the additional purposes for which loans
may be made under this Ordinance;
(b) prescribing the limits within which loans may be
made under this Ordinance, including the limits with-
in which loans for any prescribed purpose may be
made;
(c) prescribing the periods within which loans made
under this Ordinance shall be payable;
(d) prescribing the forms to be used for the purposes of
this Ordinance, including forms of mortgage and
memorandum of discharge or receipt, the form of
notification of a charge against land in respect of
which a loan is made under this Ordinance and the
form of agreement for repayment of a loan to be
entered into by a co-operative society;
(e) prescribing the method of valuation to be employed
for the purposes of this Ordinance;
(f) prescribing the fees to be paid in respect of any matter
or thing to be done in connection with a loan under
the provisions of this Ordinance;
(g) prescribing a scale of legal charges to be made in
connection with mortgage to secure loans made under
this Ordinance;
(h) prescribing books and accounts to be kept by the
Bank and as to the audit thereof;
(i) prescribing the terms iand conditions applicable to
loans made to co-operative societies under this Ordin-
ance;
(j) providing for any matters which are authorised by
this Ordinance to be prescribed;
(k) for regulating the administration of the Bank;
(1) generally for the purpose of carrying out the pro-
visions of this Ordinance.

False 30. Any owner of land or other applicant for a loan who
statements. wilfully fails to disclose any material information within his
knowledge, or who wilfully makes any statement which he
knows to be false or does not believe to be true shall be liable,
on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding two hundred
and fifty dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding
six months.

Misapplication 31. (1) Any person who shall apply any loan or part
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any purpose other than that authorised by the Board under
this Ordinance or any regulations made thereunder shall be
liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding two
hundred and fifty dollars or to imprisonment for a term not
exceeding six months.
(2) Any person in charge or control of any land, boat,
vehicle or other property in respect of which a loan has been
made to a company or corporation under the provisions of this
Ordinance and who shall apply any such loan or part thereof
to any purpose other than that authorised by the Board under
this Ordinance shall be liable, on summary conviction, to a
fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars or to im-
prisonment for a\term not exceeding six months.
(3) The onus of proving the manner in which a loan has
been applied shall be upon the person to whom the loan was
made or, in the case of a company or corporation, upon the
person in charge or control of the land, boat, vehicle or other
property in respect of which the loan has been made.

32. (1) Except in so far as may be necessary for the due Secrecy and
performance of its objects, every officer and employee of the penalty for
Bank shall preserve and aid in preserving secrecy with regard disclosing
to all matters relating to the affairs of the Bank-that may information.
come to his knowledge in the course of his duties.
(2) Any such officer or employee who communicates any
such matter to any person other than a member of the Board
or any officer of the Bank authorised in that behalf by the
Manager, or suffers or permits any unauthorised person to
have access to any books, papers or records relating to the
Bank shall be guilty of an offence against this Ordinance
and shall be liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceed-
ing two hundred and fifty dollars or to imprisonment for a
term not exceeding six months, or to both such fine and 'im-
prisonment.
(3) No Director, officer or employee of the Bank shall be
required to produce in any Court I any book or document or
to divulge or communicate to any Court any matter or thing
coming under his notice in the performance of his duties under
this Ordinance except on the direction of the Court in so far
as may be necespa-ry for the purpose of carrying into effect the
provisions of this Ordinance.
33. Any Director, officer or auditor who knowing it to Statements,
be false in any material particular- Accounts etc.



































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(a) verifies any statement, account or report of the Bank;
or
(b) causes to be delivered or transmitted any such state-
ment, account or report;
shall be guilty of an offence against this Ordinance and shall
be liable, on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term
not exceeding two years.



Passed the Legislative Council this 23rd day of May, 1966.


0. S. BARROW,
Clerk of Legislative Council.



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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,,

1966, No. 16. --*-

AID TO PIONEER INDUSTRIES (ST. VINCENT POULTRY FARMERS
CO-6PERATIVE SOCIETy LTD.) (PRODUCTION OF POULTRY
AND EGGS) ORDER, 1966.

(Gazetted 21st June, 1966).

WHEREAS on the 3rd day of August, 1965, by Statutory Rule and Order
No. 18 of 1965, the establishment, maintenance and operation in the Colony
of plant for the production of poultry and eggs was declared a pioneer
industry for the purposes of the Aid to Pioneer Industries Ordnance, 1952
(No. 5 of 1952) and poultry, poultry meat and eggs were declared to be
pioneer products of that industry:

THEREFORE in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sub-
section (1) of section 4 of the Aid to Pioneer Industries Ordinance, 1952, the
Administrator in Council has been pleased to make the following Order:-

1. Short title. This Order may be cited as the Aid to Pioneer Industries
(St. Vincent Poultry Farmers Co-operative Society Ltd.) (Production of
Poultry and Eggs) Order, 1966.

2. Declaration. ST. VINCENT POULTRY FARMERS CO-OPERATIVE
SOCIETY LTD., a firm duly registered under the provisions of the Co-
operative Societies Ordinance', 1963 (No. 11 of 1963) is hereby declared to be
a pioneer manufacturer in relation to the production of poultry and eggs at
the pioneer factory established at that building situate on Lot 112, Jam'es'
Street in Kingstown.

3. Construction Day. Construction day was 3rd July, 1963.

4. Production Day. Production day was 3rd July, 1963.

Made by the Administrator in Council under section 4 (1) of the Aid to
Pioneer Industries Ordinance, 1952, this 17th day of May, 1966.
GABRIEL V. BONADIE,
(T.P. 509) Clerk of Executive Council.


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