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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE


unblihtijb t n tihjrit .


VoL. 100.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 APRIL, 1967. [No. 26.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.

No. 73.
APPOINTMENT.
His Honour the Administrator has
been pleased to approve the appoint-
ment of Mr. E. C. COOMBS, to act as
Sanitary Superintendent with effect
from 16th January, 1967 and for the
duration of Mr. J. SAUNDERS' vacation
leave.
25th April, 1967.
(P.F. 711).

No. 74.
BANK HOLIDAY.
Under the Bank' Holidays Ordinance,
Monday, the 1st May, 1967 (Labour
Day), being a Bank Holiday, all Public
Offices will be closed on that day.
25th April, 1967.


No. 75.
LEGISLATION.
The following .documents, are pub-
lished with this issue of the Gazette:-
S.R. & 0. No. 12.'--C6tton Protection
(Close Season) Order, 1967.
(T.P. 459).


S.R. & 0. No. 13.-Legislative Council
(Elections) (Amendment) Rules,
1967.
S.T. 1967 No. 223.-The West Indies
Associated State Supreme Court
Order, 1967.

By Command,
0. E. LEIGERTWOOD,
Establishment Officer.
C ''R'N M.N'] nFFCTE,
25th April, 1967.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.
GENERAL ELECTIONS, 1967.
CORRECTION NOTICE
PLACES WHERE NOMINATION PAPERS
WILL DE RECEIVED
Notice is hereby given that Nomina-
tion Paners for the South Windward
Electoral District will be received at
the Mesopotamia Police Station; nomin-
ation papers for the Central Windward
Electoral District will be received at the
Colonarie Police Station, and nomina-
tion papers for the Grenadines Elec-
toral District will be received at the


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144 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 APRIL, 1967.-(No. 26).


Court Room Bequia instead of at the
places named in the Notice published in
Gazette No. 24 of the 18th April, 1967.
The other places for receiving nomina-
tion papers remain as shown in Gazette
No. 24 of the 18th April, 1967.

G. W. Y. HUCKS,
Supervisor of Elections.



POLICE NOTICES

IT Is HEREBY NOTIFIED for general
information that GIVE WAY traffic
signs are erected on Melville Street and
Paul's Avenue Road at their junction
with Grenville Street (Back Street).
Owners of Vehicles are requested that
on approaching these junctions to pay
cognizance to these signs and give way
to traffic travelling along Grenville
;Street.

S. A. ANDERSON,
Chief of Police

Licensing Authority.
11th April, 1967.


GENERAL ELECTIONS


16TH MAY, 1967


The attention of the general public is
drawn to Section 71 Sub. Sections (1)
(2) and (3) of the Legislative Council
Election Ordinance No. 13 of 1951.
(1) Subject to the provisions of sub-
section (2) of this section during the
hours when the poll is open upon elec-
tion day, no persons shall assemble or
congregate within one hundred yards
of any building in which is situate any
polling station.
(2) This section shall not apply:-
(a) to any electors who are wait-
to poll their votes at such
polling station and who obey
any instructions which be
given by the presiding officer
or any constable for purpose
of forming a queue with
other electors also waiting,
or,
(b) to any person who may
under the provisions of Or-
dinance lawfully enter or re-
main in such polling station.
(3) Every person who contravenes or
fails to comply with any of the pro-
visions of this section shall be guilty of


an offence against this section and shall
be liable on summary conviction there-
for ft a fine of two hundred and forty
dollars or to imprisonment for six
months or to both such fine and im-
prisonment.

S. A. ANDERSON,
Chief of Police.
21st April, 1967.


TREASURY NOTICE.

It is hereby notified for general
information that in accordance with an
agreement made for the sharing of
Government's Banking between the
Barclays Bank and Royal Bank of
Canada, that as from 1st May, 1967,
and until further notice, Government
Banking will be reverted to Barclays
Bank D.C. & 0. Kingstown, and any-
one desirous of I'i''L money to the
Accountant General's account should do
so through the said bank as from that
date.

E. R. HANNAWAY,
Acting Accountant General.
21st April, 1967.



WEST INDIES ASSOCIATE STATE
SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL.

(ST. VINCENT CIRCUIT)

A.D. 1967.

NOTICE is hereby given that the
West Indies Associate States Supreme
Court of Appeal will be convened in its
Appellate Jurisdiction on Wednesday,
the 3rd day of May, 1967 at 9.00 o'clock
in the forenoon and continuing at the
Court House, Kingstown for the pur-
pose of determining Appeals now filed
and pending hearing before the said
Court. Viz. Election Appeals, Criminal
Appeals and Civil Appeals.
ALL persons- having matters filed or
pending before the said Court of Ap-
peal are hereby requested to give their
personal attention and attendance at
the said Court on the dates mentioned
above.

H. M. SQUIRES,
Registrar of the Supreme Court
St. Vincent and West Indies
Associate States Supreme Court.
19th April, 1967.












SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 APRIL, 1967.-(No. 26).


ELECTORAL LISTS

It is notified for general information that the lists of electors which came
into force on the 21st of July 1966, as notified in Government Gazette No. 42 of
1966 will remain in force for the General Elections of 1967.

G. W. Y. HUCKS,
Supervisor of Elections.
17th April 1967.


THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ELECTIONS) ORDINANCE, 1951.

(SECTION 21).

NOTICE OF NOMINATION.

His Honour the Administrator having issued his writs for the Election of
members of the Legislative Council for the Electoral Districts of the Territory,
the Returning Officers of the said Districts will on the 2nd day of May, 1967
now next ensuing between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon at the places hereinafter
mentioned proceed to the nomination, and if there is no opposition, to the elec-
tion of members for the said Electoral Districts.
Forms of Nomination Pa9 -r4 may be obtained at the Offices of the Return-
ing Officers between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily except on Wednesdays
when the Offices will he closed at 12 nocn (Sundays also excepted).
Every nomination paper m'.ust be signed by any six or more electors
qualified to vote in the Electoral District for which a candidate is seeking
election, and be handed 1 to the Returning Officer between the said hours of 9 a.m.
and noon.
No nomination papers shall be valid or acted upon by the Returning Officer
unless it is accompanied by---
(a) the consent in writing of the person therein nominated
(b) a deposit of one hundred and twenty dollars in cash, and
(c) the required statutory declaration, Form 26 or 26A.
In the event of the election being contested the Poll will take place between
the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday the 19th day of May, 1967.
The names of the Returning Officers and the places where they will receive
nomination papers for the Electoral Districts of the Territory are as follows:--


Name of Electoral District Places where Nomination
Returning Officer Papers will be Received

Mr. L. BRERETON ...... North Leeward Troumaca Government
School
Mr. V. DOUGLAS ...... South Leeward Questelles Police Station
Mr. C. F. BROWNE ...... Kingstown Court House,
Kingstown
Mr. L. HUGGINS ...... West St. George Frenches
Mr. E. R. IIANNAWAY ...... East St. George Calliaqua Police Station
Mr. V. BACCHUS ...... South Windward Richland Park
Mr. P. SUTTON ...... Central Wind- Tyera Anglican School
ward
Mr. T. BALLAH ...... North Wind- Georgetown Revenue Office
ward
Mr. F. DOWERS Grenadines District Office, Clifton, Union
Island.

Dated this 17th day of April, 1967.
G. W. Y. HUCKS,
Supervisor of Elections.












146 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 APRIL, 1967.-(No. 26).


THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ELECTIONS) ORDINANCE, 1951.
Form No. 24. [Section 21.]
Notice of election of a Member of the Electoral District of
NORTH LEEWARD
His Honour thd Administrator having issued his writ for the Election of a
member for the Legislative Council for the Electoral District of North Leeward
the Returning Officer of the said District will on the 2nd day of May, 1967
now next ensuing between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon at Troumaca Govern-
ment School proceed to the nomination, and if there is no opposition, to the
election of a member for the Electoral District of North Leeward.
Forms of Nomination Papers may be obtained at the office of Returning
Officer at Troumaca Government School between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
daily except on Wednesday when the office is closed at noon (Sunday also
excepted).
Every Nomination Paper must be signed by any six or more electors
qualified to vote in the Electoral District of North Leeward and be handed
to the Returning Officer between the said hours of 9 a.m. and noon.
No Nomination Paper shall be valid or acted upon by the Returning
Officer unless it is accompanied by-
(a) the consent in writing of the person therein nominated, and
(b) a deposit of one hundred and twenty dollars in cash.
In the event of the election being contested the Poll will take place
between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday 19th May, 1967 and the
counting of votes will take place thereafter at The Old Police Station Barrouallie
on 20th May, 1967 at the hour of 8 a.m. and at such places as may hereafter be
appointed.
The Office of the Returning Officer for the Electoral District of North
Leeward is situate at Troumaca Government School.
LAWRENCE J. BRERETON,
Returning Officer for the Electoral District
of North Leeward.
18th April, 1967.

THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ELECTIONS) ORDINANCE, 1951.
Form No. 24. [Section 21.]
Notice of election of a Member of the Electoral District of
SOUTH LEEWARD
His Honour the Administrator having issued his writ for the Election of a
member of the Legislative Council for the Electoral District of South Leeward
the Returning Officer of the said District will on the 2nd day of May, 1967
now next ensuing between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon at Questelles Police
Station proceed to the nomination, and if there is no opposition, to the election
of a member for the Elecoral District of South Leeward.
Forms of Nomination Papers may be obtained at the office of Returning
Officer at Questelles Police Station between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily
except on Wednesday when the office is closed at noon (Sunday also excepted).
Every Nomination Paper must be signed by any six or more electors
qualified to vote in the Electoral District of South Leeward and be handed
to the Returning Officer between the said hours of 9 a.m. and noon.
No Nomination Paper shall be valid or acted upon by the Returning
Officer unless it is accompanied by-
(a) the consent in writing of the person therein nominated, and
(b) a deposit of one hundred and twenty dollars in cash.
In the event of the election being contested the Poll will take place
between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday 19th May, 1967 and the
counting of votes will take place thereafter at Layou Police Station
on 20th May, 1967 at the hour of 8 a.m. and at such places as may hereafter be
appointed.
The Office of the Returning Officer for the Electoral District of South
Leeward is situate at Questelles Police Station.
GEORGE VINSGATH DOUGLAS,
Returning Officer for the Electoral District
.18th April, 1967. of South Leeward.
18th April, 1967.













SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 APRIL, 1967.--(No. 26).


THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ELECTIONS) ORDINANCE, 1951.
Form No. 24. 1 Section 21.]
Notice of election of a Member of the Electoral District of
KINGSTOWN
His Honour the Administrator having issued his writ for ithe El -tion of a
member of the Legislative Conne'' for the Electoral District of Kiingstowxji
the Returning Officer of the ,s'id Pistrict will on the 2nd day of May, 1967
now next ensuing between the uoui- ol' 9 a.m. and noon at the Court iHouse,
Kingstown proceed to the nomination, and if there is no opposition, to the
election of a member for the Electoral District of Kingstowil.
Forms of Nomination Paper--, mtmav be obtained at the ofiicc of Returning
f,.r a" the D--partimt of Elu' iol between the hours of :. a.m. and 4 ip.m.
daily except on Wednesday when the office is closed at noow (Sund-y a.n
excepted).
Every Nomination Paper mast be signed by any six or miior eletors
qualified to vote in the Electoral District of Kingstown and be hmndeid to ithe
Returning Officer between the said hours of 9 a.m. and noon.
No Nomination Paper shall be valid or acted upon by ti H Returi-,'
Officer unless it is accompanied by-
(a) the consent in writing of the person therein nominated, and
(b) a deposit of one hundred and twenty dollars in cash.
In the event of the election being contested the Poll will take place
beteein the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday 19th May, 1967 and the
counting of votes will take place thereafter at the Court House, Kingstown oin
20th May, 1967 at the hour of S a.m. and at such places as may '.'eaft he
appointed.
The Office of the Returnini (:r .: for the Electoral Dist:! u ,: JTingstown
is situate at the Department of Education.
C. F. BROWNE.
Returning Officer for the Electo'ral District
of Kin gstown.
18th April, 1927.


THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ELECTIONS) ORDINANCE, 1951.
Form No. 24. [Section 21.]
Notice of election oif a Member of the Electoral District of
WEST ST. GEORGE
His Honour the Administrator having issued his writ for the Election (f a
member of the Legislative Council for the Electoral District of ',V.t Nt. Ge ;
the Returning Officer of the said District will on the 2nd day of May i 19367
now next ensuing between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon at Mr. Leon lugging' ,
residence, Frenches proceed to the nomination, and if there is no opposition, to
the election of a member for the Electoral District of West St. George,
Forms of Nomination Papers may be obtained at the office of Reiurning
Officer at Mr. Leon Huggins residence, Frenches between the hours of 9 a.m.
and 4 p.m. daily except on Wednesday when the office is closed at noon (Sun-
day also excepted).
Every Nomination Paper must be signed by any six or more electors
qualified to vote in the Electoral District of West St. George and be handed
to the Returning Officer between the said hours of:9. a,.m. and noon.
No Nomination Paper shall be valid or acted upon by the Returning
Officer unless it is accompanied by-
(a) the consent in writing of the person therein nominated, and
(b) a deposit of one hundred and twenty dollars in cash.
In the event of the election being contested the Poll will take place
between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday 19th May, 1967 and the
counting of votes will take place thereafter at the Government Cotton Ginneri
on 20th May, 1967 at the hour of 8 a.m. and at such places as may hereafter be
appointed.
The Office of the Returning Officer for the Electoral District of West
St. George is situate at Mr. Leon Huggins residence, Frenches.
.LEON HUGGINS,
Returning Offieer for the Electoral District
of West St. George
18th April, 1967.











148 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 APRIL, 1967.-(No. 26).


THE LEGISIATIVE- COUNCIL (ELECTIONS) ORDINANCE, 1951.
Form No. 24. [Section 21.]

Notice of election of a Member of the Electoral District of
.EAST ST. GEORGE
His Honour the Administrator having issued his writ for the Election of a
member of the Legislative Council for the Electoral District of East St. George
the Returning Officer of the said District will on the 2nd day of May, 1967
now next ensuing between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon at the Calliaqua Police
Station proceed to the nomination, and if there is no opposition, to the election
,of a member for the Electoral District of East St. George.
Forms of Nomination Papers may be obtained at the office of Returning
Officer at Calliaqua Police Station between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily
except on Wednesday when the office is closed at noon (Sunday also excepted).
Every Nomination. Papermust be signed by any six or more electors
qualified to vote in the Electoral District of East St. George and be handed to
the Returning Officer between the said hours of 9 a.m. and noon.
No Nomination Paper shall be valid or acted upon by the Returning
Officer unless it is accompanied by-
(a) the .consent in writing of the person therein nominated, and
(b) a deposit bf one hundred and twenty dollars in cash.
In the event of the election. being contested the Poll will take place
between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday 19th May, 1967 and the
counting of votes will take place thereafter at the Calliaqua Police Station
on 20th May, 1967 at the hour of 8 a.m. and at such places as may hereafter be
appointed.
The Office of the Returning Officer for the Electoral District of East
.St. George is situate at the Callaiqua Police Station.
E. R. HANNAWAY,
Returning Officer for the Electoral District
of East St. George
18th April, 1967.

THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ELECTIONS) ORDINANCE, 1951.
Form No. 24. [Section 21.]

Notice of election of a Member of the Electoral District of

SOUTH WINDWARD
His Honour the Administrator having issued his writ for the Election of a
member of the Legislative: Council for the Electoral District of South
Windward the Returning Officer of the said District will on the 2nd day of
May. 1967 now next ensuing between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon at the
Mesopotamia Police Station proceed to the nomination, and if there is .no
opposition, to the election 'of a member for the Electoral District of South
Windward.
Forms of Nomination Papers may be obtained at the office of Returning
Officer at Richland Parkbetween: the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily except on
Wednesday when the office is closed at noon (Sunday also excepted).
Every Nomination Paper must be signed by any six or more electors
qualified to vote in the Electoral District of South Windward and be handed
to the Returning Officer between the said hours of 9 a.m. and noon.
No Nomination Paper shall, be valid or acted upon by the Returning
Officer unless it is accompanied by-
(a) the consent in -writing of the person therein nominated, and
(b) a deposit of one hundred and twenty dollars in cash.
In the event of the election being contested the Poll will take place
between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday 19th May, 1967 and the.
counting of votes will take place thereafter at Mesopotamia Police Station
on 20th May, 1967 at the hour of 8 a.m. and at such places as may hereafter be
appointed.
The Office of te. Returning Officer for the Electoral District of South
Windward is situate at'Richlahd'Park.
W. G. BACCHUS,
Returning Officer for the Electoral District
of South Windward.
18th April, 1967.











SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 APRIL, 1967.-(No. 26). 149


THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ELECTIONS) ORDINANCE, 1951.
Form No. 24. [Section 21.]
Notice of election of a Member of the Electoral District of

CENTRAL WINDWARD

His Honour the Administrator having issued his writ for the Election of a
member of the Legislative Council for the Electoral District of Central
Windward the Returning Officer of the said District will on 2nd day of May,
1967 now next ensuing between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon at Colonarie'Police
Station proceed to the nomination, and if there is no opposition, to the-election
of a member for the Electoral District of Central Windward.
Forms of Nomination Papers may be obtained at the office of Returning
Officer at Byera Anglican School between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily
except on Wednesday when the office i' closed at noon (Sunday also excepted).
Every Nomination Paper must be signed by any six or more electors
qualified to vote in the Electoral District of Central Windward and be handed
to the Returning Officer between the said hours of 9 a.m. and noon.
No Nomination Paper shall be valid or acted upon by the Returning
Officer unless it is accompanied by-
(a) the consent in writing of the person therein nominated, and
(b) a deposit of one hundred and twenty dollars in cash.
In the event of the election being contested the Poll will take place
between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday 19th May, 1967 and the
counting of the votes will take place thereafter at Colonarie Police Station on
20th May, 1967 at the hour of 8 a.m. and at such places as may hereafter be
appointed.
The Office of the Returning Officer for the Electoral District of Central
Windward is situate at Byera Anglican School.
PANEL SUTTON,
Returning Officer for the Electoral D&trict
of Central Windward
18th April, 1967.

THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ELECTIONS) ORDINANCE, 1951.
Form No. 24. [Section 21.]
Notice of election of a Member of the Electoral District of

NORTH WNIDWARD

His Honour the Administrator having issued his writ for the Election of a
member of the Legislative Council for the Electoral District of North
Windward the Returning Officer of the said District will on the 2nd day of
May, 1967 now next ensuing between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon at George-
town Revenue Office proceed to the nomination, and if there is no opposition,
to the election of a member for the Electoral District of North Windward.
Forms of Nomination Papers may be obtained at the office of Returning
Officer at Georgetown Revenue Office between hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily
except on Wednesday when the office is closed at noon (Sunday also excepted).
Every Nomination Paper must be signed by any six or more electors
qualified to vote in the Electoral District of North Windward and be handed
to the Returning Officer between the said hours of 9 a.m. and noon.
No Nomination Paper shall be valid or acted upon by the Returning
Officer unless it is accompanied by-
(a) the consent in writing of the person therein nominated, and
(b) a deposit of one hundred and twenty dollars in cash.
In the event of the election being contested the Poll will take place
between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday 19th May, 1967 and the
counting of votes will take place thereafter at the Georgetown Police Station
on 20th May, 1967 at the hour of 8 a.m. and at such places as may hereafter be
appointed.
The Office of the Returning Officer for the Electoral District of North
Windward is situate at the Revenue Office Georgetown.
THEO. BALLAH,
Returning Officer for the Electoral District
18th April, 1967. of North Windward
18th April, 1967.














150 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 APRIL, 1967.-(No. 26).


THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL ELECTIONSS) ORDINANCE, 1951.
Form No. 24. [Section 21.]
Notice of election of a Member of the Electoral District of

GRENADINES
His Honour the Administrator having issued his writ for the Election of a
member of the Legislative Council for the Electoral District of Grenadines
the Returning Officer of the said District will on the 2nd day of May, 1967
now ncxt ensuing, between the hours of 0 a.m. and noon at the Court Room,
Bequia proceed to th,e.no,-inatiol, and if there is no opposition, to the election
of a member for the Electoral District of Grenadines.
Forms of Nomination Paper,; may be obtained at the office of Returning
Officer, at Clifton District Office, Union Island between the hours of 9 a.m.
and 4 p.m. daily except on Wednesday when the office is closed at noon (Sunday
also excepted).
Every Nomination Paper must be signed by any six or more electors
qualified to vote in the E!ectoral District of Grenadines and be handed to the
Returning Officer between the said hours of 9 a.m. and noon.
No Nomination Paper shall be valid or acted upon by the Returning
Officer unless it is accompanied by-
(a) the consent in writing of the person therein nominated, and
(b) a deposit of one hundred and twenty dollars in cash.
In the event of the election being contested the Poll will take place
between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday 19th May, 1967 and the
counting of the votes will take place thereafter at Court Room, Bequia on 20th
May, 1967 at the hour of 3 a.m. and at such places as may hereafter be ap-
pointed.
The Office of the Returning Officer for the Electoral District of Grenadines
is situate at Clifton Revenue Office, Union Ibland.

FITZROY DOWERS,
Returning Officer for the Electoral District
of The Grenadines.
18th April, 1967.












SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 APRIL, 1967.-(No. 26).


BRITISH CARIBBEAN CURRENCY BOARD ABSTRACT

SHOWING NOMINAL VALUE PRICE PAID AND MARKET VALUE AT
31ST DECEMBER, 1966, OF SECURITIES HELD ON BEHALF OF THE CURRENCY
FUND AND THE LIQUID PORTION OF THE FUND


(ARTICLE 10 (4) OF THE CURRENCY AGREEMENT)


Currency Fund
Securities held by Crown Agents (Market value
at 31st December, 1966)

Debentures in respect of loans to Governments
participating in the Currency Agreement held
at Headquarters of the Board

Cash on deposit in Crown Agents Joint Consoli-
dated Fund

Cash on deposit in Crown Agents Joint Consoli-
dated Fund transferred from Income Account
at 31st December, 1966 (Article 7 (2) (c) of
the Currency Agreement)

Sterling received by Crown Agents from Royal
Bank of Canada for issue of coin omitted to
be credited to Currency Fund at 31st Decem-
ber, 1966.



Currency Circulation
Notes in circulation at 31st December, 1966

Coin in circulation at 31st December, 1966

Excess of Currency Fund over Currency Cir-
culation

SECURITIES HELD BY CROWN AGENTS
FOR OVERSEA GOVERNMENTS AND
ADMINISTRATIONS


$25,100,852.42


104,000.00


754,470.58



259,598.72


550.00


$5,388,267.00

5,567,783.00


$25,204,852.42


1,014,619.30

$26,219,471.72


10,956,050.00


$15,263,421.72


Market value at
Description of Stock Nominal value Price paid 31st December, 1966
E s. d. s. d. s. d.


UNITED KINGDOM STOCK

Barrow in Furness 7 %% Temp.
Loan-7 days notice .. 180,000. 0. 0. 180,000. 0. 0. 183,309. 13. 2.

Borough of Buckie 7 1/8% Temp.
Loan-7 days notice 180,000. 0. 0. 180,000. 0. 0. 181,772. 17. 6.

Corby 7 1/s% Temp. Loan-7
days notice .. 739,000. 0. 0. 739,000. 0. 0. 752,271. 12. 7.

Dorchester Corp. 7/4% Temp.
Loan repayable one month's
notice .. 100,000. 0. 0. 100,000. 0. 0. 101,945. 4. 1.

Eastbourne 7 1/8% Temp. Loan.
Loan-7 days notice .. 546,000. 0. 0. 546,000. 0. 0. 555,805. 11 3.

Carried forward .. 1,745,000. 0. 0. 1.745,000. 0. 0. 1,775,104. 18. 7.













152 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 APRIL, 1967.-(No. 26).


Description of Stock



Brought forward

Falkirk 7 %% Temp. Loan-7
days notice

Fylde Water Board 7 1,% Temp.
Loan-7 days notice

Haverfordwest R.D.C. 7 1/8%
Temp. Loan-7 days notice

Motherwell & Wishaw 7 %%
T.L.-7 days notice

Neath R.D.C. 7 1/8% Temp.
Loan-7 days notice

Pewsey R.D.C. 7 1/s% Temp.
Loan-7 days notice

Suderland 7 %3/% Temp. Loan-
7 days notice

South Shields 7 1/8% Temp.
Loan-7 days notice

Thorne R.D.C. 7 '/s% T.L.-7
days notice

Total of U.K. Securities

COLONIAL STOCK

Ceylon 5% 1960/70

East Africa High Commission
31/2% 1966/68

East Africa High Commission
31/2% 1968/70

East Africa High Commission
4% 1968/71

East Africa High Commission
41/% 1964/69

Gold Coast 41/% 1960/70

Kenya 21/2% 1965/70

Kenya 23/4% 1971/76

Kenya 31/% 1973/78

Kenya 41/2% 1961/71

Kenya 41% 1971/78

Mauritius 31/2% 1965/68

Carried forward


Market value at
Nominal value Price paid 31st December, 1966
s. d. s. d. s. d.


1,745,000. 0. 0. 1,745,000. 0. 0. 1,775,104. 18. 7.


200,000. 0. 0.


75,000. 0. 0.


150,000. 0. 0.


100,000. 0. 0.


75,000. 0. 0.


100,000. 0. 0.


500,000. 0. 0.


250,000. 0. 0.


200,000. 0. 0.

3,395,000. 0. 0.


13,200. 0. 0.


145,617. 2. 1.


53,831. 2. 1.


134,535. 16. 5.


100,000. 0. 0.

1,879. 10. 5.

135,382. 9. 2.

2,429. 10. 9.

170,488. 0. 1.

10,264. 17. 11.

275,184. 4. 7.

70,049. 15. 4.

1,112,862. 8. 10.


68,955. 4. 9.


r


1.075.127. 10. 0. 914,443. 13. 0.


200,000. 0. 0.


75,000. 0. 0.


150,000. 0. 0.


100,000. 0. 0.


75,000. 0. 0.


100,000. 0. 0.


500,000. 0. 0.


250,000. 0. 0.


200,000. 0. 0.

3,395,000. 0. 0.


14,503. 10. 0.


144,023. 11. 0.


48,038. 0. 1.


128,789. 12. 8.


99,500. 0. 0.

2,015. 15. 9.

115,582. 15. 5.

,%150. 2. 10.

166,225. 16. 1.

11,034. 15. 3.

274,308. 6. 2.


202,020. 11. 0.


75,000. 0. 0.


152,109. 4. 11.


101,010. 5. 6.


76,346. 18. 4.


101,795. 17. 10.


509,294. 10. 5.


254,489. 14. 6.


203,675. 6. 10.

3,450,847. 7. 11.



12,078. 0. 0.


139,064. 6. 8.


46,833. 1. 3.


117,718. 16. 10.


93,000. 0. 0.

1,700. 19. 4.

113,044. 7. 1.

1,591. 6. 11.

113,374. 10. 5.

8,981. 15. 8.

202,260. 8. 2.

64,796. 0. 8.













SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 APRIL, 1967.-(No. 26)


Description of Stock


Brought forward

Nigeria 3% 1975/77

Northern Rhodesia 31/ %
1970/72

Northern Rhodesia 41,7%
1965/70

T, .. 41/% 1967/72 ..

Uganda 31/2% 1966/69

Total of Colonial Securities ..


Total of Crown Agents held
Securities


* Debentures in respect of Loan
to Government of Territories
participating in Currency
Agreement held at Head-
quarters of the Board.

Govt. of Grenada 61/2% 1976/81

Total Loan to Govt. partici-
pating in Currency Agree-
ment

Cash on deposit in Crown Agents
Joint Consolidated Fund

Cash on deposit in Crown Agents
Joint Consolidated Fund trans-
ferred from Income Account
(Annual Contribution Article 7
(2) (c) of the Currency Agree-
ment)

Sterling received by Crown
Agents from Royal Bank of
Canada for the issue of coin
omitted to be credited to Cur-
rency Fund at 31st December,
1966.

Value of Securities and Cash on
behalf of the Fund at 31st
December, 1966 ."

Conversion at the rate of 4/2d.
to the $1.00


Nominal value
s. d.


1,112,862. 8. 10


Price paid


Price paid
s. d.


1,075,127. 10. 0.


31,348. 3. 7. 27.821. 10. 2.


338,238. 0. 10.


200,000. 0. 0.

178,054. 15: -8.


335,944. 15. 9.


333.587. 5. 5.


200.000. 0.

174,568. 16.


298,439. 3. 10.


Market value at
31st December, 1966
s. d.


914,443. 13.

20,689. 16.


263,825. 13.


172,000. 0.

137,102. 3.

270,435. 11.


2,196,448. 4. 8. 2,109,544. 5. 6. 1,778,496. 17. 2.



5,591,448. 4. 8. 5,504.544. 5. 6. 5,229,344. 5. 1.








21,666. 13. 4. 21,666. 13. 4. 21,666. 13. 4.



21,666. 13. 4. 21,666. 13. 4. 21,666. 13. 4.


157,181. 7. 5. 157,181. 7. 5. 157,181. 7. 5.






54,083. 1. 4. 54,083. 1. 4. 54,083. 1. 4,


114. 11. 8. 114. 11. 8. 114. 11. 8.


5,824,493. 18. 5. 5,737,589. 19. 3.


$27,957,570.82


$27,540,431.82


5,462,389. 18. 10.


$26,219,471.72


The nominal value of loans to Governments of Territories participating in the Currency
Agreement is shown as the market value.

A. E. REECE,
Executive Commissioner,
British Caribbean Currency Board.


-------------------------------- ________















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 APRIL, 1967.-(No. 26).


EAST CARIBBEAN CURRENCY AUTHORITY

PROVISIONAL STATEMENT OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES AT THE CLOSE
OF BUSINESS ON FRIDAY 31ST MARCH, 1967.

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

Liabilities Assets


NOTES IN CIRCULATION .


BANKERS' BALANCES
OTIER LIABILITIES


EC$ EXTERNAL AssETs
31,711,000


15,000
1,629,717


CURRENT ACCOUNTS AND
MONEY AT CALL IN
LONDON


UNITED KINGDOM
GOVERNMENT
TREASURY BILLS

OTHER UNITED KING-
DOM GOVERNMENT
SECURITIES

BRITISH CARIBBEAN
CURRENCY BOARD
NOTES

NOTE ISSUE ACCOUNTS
WITH BANKS IN
BARBADOS


[Proportion of external
assets to notes in cir-
culation and other de-
mand liabilities:
98.6%


GOVERNMENT


OTHERmm ASSETS


2,01' J050


44,472

EC$33,355,717


EC$33,355,717


M. I. PHILLIPS,
Acting Managing Director.


EC$


EC$


1,093,045


15,254,400



13,206,150



201,700



1,537,!)00


31,293,195


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KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1967, No. 12.


(CLOSE SEASON) ORDER.


cited as the Cotton Protection (Close


1. Short titP1
Season) Order, 191


2. Close Season. The period beginning on the 1st day of May, 1967, and
ending on the 15th day of August, 1967, for the Island of Saint Vincent, and
the period beginning on the 25th day of April, 1967, and ending on the 30th
day of June, 1967, for the Saint Vincent Grenadines shall be close seasons within
the meaning of the Cotton Protection Ordinance, (Cap. 37).


Made by the Administrator under section 3 of the Cotton Protection Ordin-
ance (Cap. 37) and by virtue of all other powers enabling him in that behalf
this 24th day of April, 1967.

H. GEORGE.,
Administrator.


(T.P. 459).


[ Price 4 cents. ]


1967.


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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,




LEGISLATIVE C IL ELECTIONO t AMENDMENTN) RULES.


t~ ed25th r', 1967).


1. Short title. These Rules may be cited as the Legislative Council
(Elections) (Amendment) Rules, 1967, and shall be read as one with tie Legis-
lative Council (Elections) Rules, 1960, (S.R. & 0. 1960, No. 35) (hereinafter
referred to as the principal Rules) and all amendments thereto.

2. Rule 11A of principal Rules revoked. Rule 11A of the principal
Rules as added by Rule 10 of the Legislative Council (Elections) (Amend-
ment No. 2) Rules, 1966 (S.R. & 0. 1966, No. 23) is hereby revoked.

3. Rule 11B of principal Rules revoked. Rule 11B of the principal
Rules as added by Rule 11 of the Legislative Council (Elections) (Amendment
No. 2) Rules, 1966 (S.R. & 0. 1966, No. 23) is hereby revoked.
4. Amendment of Rule 12 of principal Rules. Rules 12 (7) and 12 (11)
of the principal Rules are hereby revoked and Rules 12 (8), 12 (9), 12 (10),
12 (12), 12 (13), 12 (14), 12 (15) and 12 (16) thereof are hereby re-numbered
as Rules 12 (7), 12 (8), 12 (9), 12 (10), 12 (11), 12 (12), 12 (13) and 12 (14)
respectively.


Made by the Administrator under Section 82 of the Legislative Council
(Elections) Ordinance, 1951 (No. 13 of 1951), and by virtue of all other
powers enabling him in that behalf.

H. GEORGE,
Administrator.

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1967.












STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1967 No. 223
ASSOCIATED STATES
The West Indies Associated States Surreme Court Order 1967
Made 22nd February 1967
Coming into Operation 27th February 1967
At the Court of Buckingham Palace, the 22nd day of February 1967.

Present,
The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council
Her Majesty, by virtue and in exercise of Her powers under section
6 of the West Indies Act 1967(a), is pleased, by and with the advice
of Her Privy Council, to order: and it is he'eby ordered as follows:-

PART I-INTRODUCTORY
1.--(1) This Order may be cited as the West Indies Associated Citation
States Supreme Court Order 1967. commence-
ment and
(2) This Order shall come into operation on 27th February 1967: revoca-
tion.
Provided that the provisions of subse'tion (,,) of this section and
sections 18 to 23 of this Order shall come into operation on such later
date (hereinafter referred to as "the prescribed date") as the Chief
Justice may by order prescribe.
(3) The Windward Islands and Leeward Islands (Courts) Order
in Council 1959(b), as amended(c), (hereinafter referred to as "the
Order of 1959") and the British Caribbean Court of Appeal Order
in Council 1962(d), as amended(e), (hereinafter referred to as "the
Order of 1962") are revoked in so far as they have effect as part
of the law of each State:
Provided that the provisions of se.-lions 21(2) and 22(5) of the
Order of 1959 and article 9 of the Order of 1962 shall continue in
force as part of the law of each State as if those Orders had not
been revoked.
2.-(1) In this Order "State" means any of the following, that is Iterpre-
to say- station.
Antigua,

(a) 1967 c. 4. (b) 1. 1959/2197 (1959 I. p. 563)
(c) The relevant imendinig Ord(Irs are 8.I. 196(1/1658, 1962/1084,
1967/162 (1960 1, p. 473; 1962 IT, p. 1220). (d) 8.I. 1962/10186 (1962
TI, 1274).
(e) The relevant amending Orders :re s.I. 1962/1245, 1962/1870,
1966/575, 1966/1455 (1962 II, pp. 1367, 2186; 1966 II, p. 1226; 111, p. 3858).










Dominica,
Grenada,
Saint Christopher, Nevis and Anguilla,
Saint Lucia, and
Saint Vincent.
(2) In this Order any reference to a State shall be construed as
including a reference to its dependencies (if any).
(3) In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires, any
reference to the holder of an office by the term designating his office
shall be construed as including a reference to any person who, under
and to the extent of any authority in that behalf, is for the time
being performing the functions of that office.
(4) (a) Where any person has vacated any office established by
or under this Order he may, if qualified, again be appointed to hold
that office from time to time.
(b) A person may be appointed to an office established by or
.under this Order notwithstanding that some other person may be
holding that office when that other person is on leave of absence
pending the relinquishment of the office; and where two or more
persons are holding the same office by reason of an appointment
made in pursuance of this paragraph, then, for the purposes of any
function conferred upon the holder of that office, the person last
appointed shall be deemed to be the sole holder of the office.
(5) Any act done for the purposes of this Order by the Judicial
and Legal Services Commission or the interim Commission estab-
.lished by section 24 of this Order shall be signified in writing under
the hand of the Chairman of the Commission.
(6) The Interpretation Act 1889(a) shall apply, with the neces-
sary adaptations, for the purpose of interpreting this Order and
otherwise in relation thereto as it applies for.the purpose. of inter-
preting, and in relation to, Acts of Parliament.
Applica- 3. Until such -time as Saint Vincent assumes a status of associa-
tionto tion with the United Kingdom in accordance with the provisions of
SaiAt the West Indies Act 1967, references in this,0rdQr to the Pemier of
Vincent. a State ..shall, in their application to Saint Vincent be construed as
references to the Administrator of Saint Vincent, acting in ,his
discretion.
PART II-THE SUPREME COURT

Establish- 4.-(1) There shall be a Supreme Court for the States which shall
ment of he styled the West Indies Associated States Supreme Court and
Supreme shall be a superior court of record.
Court. (2) The Supreme Court shall consist of a Court of Appeal and a
High Court of Justice.
(a) 1889 . 63,











(3) Subject to the provisions of subsection (5) of this section, the
judges of the Court of Appeal shall be the Chief Justice, who shall
be President of the Court, and two Justices of Appeal.
(4) Subject to the provisions of subsection (5) of this section, the
judges of the High Court shall be the Chief Justice and six Puisne
Judges.
(5) The number of Justices of Appeal and of Puisne Judges of the
High Court may be varied by order of the Chief Justice made with
the concurrence of the Premiers of all the States.
Provided that no office of Justice of Appeal or Puisne- Judg& shall
be abolished while there is a substantive holder thereof without the
consent of the holder thereof.
(6) The Court of Appeal and the High Court shall be deemed to
be duly constituted notwithstanding a vacancy in the office of any
judge of- the Court.
(7) The Court of Appeal and the High Court shall each have and
use a seal bearing the style of the court and a device approved by-
the Chief Justice.
5.-(1) The Chief Justice shall be appointed by Her Majesty by Appoint-
Letters Patent and the Justices of Appeal and the Puisne Judges ment of
shall be appointed on behalf of Her Majesty by the Judicial and judges.
Legal Services Commission.
(2) A person shall not be qualified to be appointed-
(a) as Chief Justice or a Justice of Appeal unless-
(i) he has been for a period or periods amounting in the
aggregate to not less than five years a judge of a court'
of unlimited jurisdiction in civil and criminal matters in
some part of the Commonwealth or a court having juris-
diction in appeals from such a court; or
(ii) he is qualified to practise as an advocate in such a court,
and has so practised, for a period of or periods amount-
ing in the aggregate to, not less than fifteen years;
(b) as a Puisne Judge unless-
(i) lie is or has been a judge of a court of unlimited juris-
diction in civil and criminal matters in some part of the
Commonwealth or a court having jurisdiction in appeals
from such a court; or
(ii) he is qualified to practise as an advocate in such a court,
and has so practised, for a period of or periods amounting
in the aggregate to not less than ten years.
(3) For the purposes of subsection (2) of this section reference*f
in that subsection to a period or periods during which a person has
practised as an advocate in any such court as is mentioned in that
subsection shall be construed as including a period or periods during
which a person-











(a.) has been serving in the office of judge of any such court; or
(b) after having become qualified to practise as an advocate in
any such court, has been serving in a public office in some part
of the Commonwealth the functions,; of which include appear-
ing as an advocate in any such court or in the office of magis-
trate, or registrar of a court, in some part of the Common-
wealth.

Acting 6.-(1) The J :dicial and Legal Services Commission may desig-
judges. nate generally ( r for a specific occasion one of the -Justices of
Appeal to act as Chief Justice in the event that Ihe office of the
Chief Justice is vacant or that I he Chief Justice is for any reason
unable to perform the functions of his office. (
(2) If one of the .Justices of Appeal is acting as Chief Justice or if
the office of a Justice of Appeal or a Puisne Judge is vacant or if a
Justice of Apl;aIl or a Pui:3 Jud''e is for any reason unable to
perform the functions of his office, the Judicial and Legal Services
Commission may appoint a person qualified for appointment as a
Justice of Appeal or Puisne Judge io act as a Justice of Appeal or
Puisne Judge, as the case may be.
'3) A person appointed under thi i section to act as Chief Justice,
a Justice of Appeal or a Pui ne Judge shall (unless he earlier resigns
his apointmeni or is removed therefrom in pursuance of the pro-
visions of section 8 of this Order) continue to act in that office for
the period, if any, for which he was appointed or until a person
has been appointed to and assumed, or has resumed, the functions
of that office, as the case may be.
(4) Any person appointed to the office of, or to act as, Chief
Justice, Justice of Appeal or Puisne Judge may, notwithstanding
the vacation of his office or the termination of his appointment
otherwise than in pursuance of the provisions of section 8 of this
Order, sit as a jtidge for the purpose of giving judgment or other-
wise in relation to any proceeding heard by him while lie was
holding the office of judge.

Oaths. 7. Every person appointed to be a judge of the Court of Appeal
or the High Court shall, before entering upon his functions as such,
take the oaths set out in schedule 1 to this Order.

Tenure of 8.-(1) Subject to the following provisions of this section, a
offices of judge of the Court of Appeal shall hold office until he attains the
judges, age of sixty five years and a Puisne Judge shall hold office until he
attains the age of sixty-two years:
Provided that the Judicial and Legal Services Commission act-
ing with the concurrence of the Premiers of all the States may
permit a judge to continue in his office after attaining the age pre-
scribed in this subsection for a period or periods not exceeding in
the aggregate three years.









5

(2) The provisions of subsection (1) of this section shall not
apply to a person appointed to act as a judge of the Court of Appeal
or the High Court in respect of his acting appointment.
(3) A judge mav be removed from office only for inability to dis-
charge the fti actions of his office (whether arising from infirmity of
body or mind or any other cause) or for misbehaviour, and shall not
be so removed except in accordance with the following provisions
of this section.
(4) The Chief Justice may be removed from office by order of
Her Majesty and other judges of the Sapreme Court shall be re-
moved from office by order of the Judicial and Legal Services Com-
mission of the question of the removal fr ,.i office has, in pursuance
of thie next following subsection, be referred to the Judicial Com-
mittee of Her Majesty's Privy Council under any enactment
enabling Her Majesty in that behalf and the Judicial Committee has
advi.-' Her Majesty that the Chief Justice cr the judge. as the case
may he, ought to be removed from office for inability as aforesaid
or misbehaviour.
(5) If, in the case of the Chief Justice, tlie Premier of one of the
State, to which this Order applies represents to the Lord High
Chancellor of Great Britain or if.-in the case of any other judge of
the Supreme Court, the Judicial and Legal Services Commission
represents to the Chief Justice that the question of removing the
Chief Justice or other judge, as the case may be, for inability as
aforesaid or for misbehavior ought to be investigated then--
(a) the Lord Chancellor or the Chief Justice, as the case may be,
shall appoint a tribunal which shall consist of a Chairman and
not less than two oth r members selected by the Lord Chan-
cellor or the Chief J stice, as the case may be, from among
persons who hold or have held office as a judge of a court of
unlimited jurisdiction in criminal and civil matters in some
part of the Commonwealth or as a judge of a court having
jurisdiction in appeals from any such court; and
(b) that tribunal shall enquire into the matter and report on the
facts thereof to the Lord Chancellor or the Chief Justice, as
the ease may be, and recommend whether the question of the
removal of the Chief Justice or other judge, as the case may
be, should be referred by Her Majesty to the Judicial Com-
mittee.
(6) The provisions set out in schedule 2 to this Order shall apply
in relation to tribunals appointed under the last foregoing subsection
or to the members thereof.
(7) If the question of removing the Chief Justice or other judge
of the Supreme Court has been referred to a tribunal under sub-
section (5) of this section the Lord Chancellor, in the case of the
Chief Justice, or the Judicial and Legal Services Commission, in the
case of any other judge of the court, may suspend the Chief Justice












or other judge, as the case may be, from performing the functions
of his office.
(8) Any such suspension may at any time be revoked by the Lord,
Chancellor or the Judicial and Legal Services Commission, as the
case may be, and shall in any case cease to have effect-
(a) if the tribunal recommends that the question of the removal
of the judge from office should not be referred by Her
Majesty to the Judicial Committee; or
(b) if the Judicial Committee advises that the judge ought not
to be removed from office.
(9) Any expenses, in connection with proceedings under this
section, authorised by the Lord Chancellor or the Chief Justice, as
the case may be, shall be regarded as part of the expenses of the
Supreme Court.
Jurisdie- 9.-(1) The High Caurt shall have, in relation to a- State, such
diction in jurisdiction and powers as may be conferred on it by the Constitu-
the States. tion or any other law of the State.

(2) The Court of Appeal shall have, in relation to a State, such'
jurisdiction to hear and determine appeals and to exercise such
powers as may be conferred upon it by the Constitution or any
other law of the State.
(3) The process of the Supreme Court shall run throughout the
States and any judgment of the Court shall have full force- and effect
and may be executed and enforced in any of the States.
(4) The provisions of subsection (3) of this section shall be with-
out prejudice to the provisions of the constitution of each" State
relating to fundamental rights and freedoms.
Jurisdic- 10. The High Court and Court of Appeal may exercise such juris-
tionin diction and powers, and any judge or the Chief Registrar of the
other
terri- Supreme Court may exercise such functions, as may be conferred
stories, upon them respectively in relation to Montserrat or' the Virgin
Islands by or under any law in force in Montserrat or the Virgin
Islands, as the case may be.

PART III-GENERAL
Remun- 11.'-(1) The Chief Justice, the Justices of Appeal and the Puisne
eration, Judges shall be paid the salaries specified in schedule 3 to this'
etc of Order, and shall be entitled to such allowances and shall have such'
judges. terms and conditions of office as may from time to time be deter-
mined by the Judicial and Legal Services Commission with the con-
currence of the Premiers of all the States.


Provided that-










(a) the salaries specified in schedule 3 to this Order may be
altered by order made by the Judicial and Legal Services
Commission with the concurrence of the Premiers of all the
States;
(b) the salary and allowances (other than allowances which are
not taken into account in the computation of pensions) of a
judge shall not be reduced and the terms and conditions of
office applicable to a judge upon his appointment shall not be
made less favourable to him during the currency of that
appointment.
(2) Where a judge is entitled to exercise an option in relation
to his salary or the other matters referred to in proviso (b) to sub-
section (1) of this section, the option as exercised by him shall be
deemed for the purposes of that proviso to be in his favour.

12.-(1) There shall be, for all the States, an office of Chief Chief
Registrar and such other offices of the Supreme Court as the Chief Registrar
Justice may from time to time prescribe by order made with the and other
concurrence of the Premiers of all the States; and the holders of offers.
such offices shall be paid such salaries and allowances and shall
have such terms and conditions of office as may from time to time be
determined by the Chief Jl-istice witl the concurrence of the
Premiers of all the States.
(2) Power to make appointments to the office of Chief Registrar
and to the other offices prescribed under this section and to exercise
disciplinary control over persons holding or acting in such offices
shall vest in the Judicial and Legal Services Commission.
(3) Power to make appointments to offices conferred by the pro-
visions of this section shall be construed as including power to
appoint a person to perform the functions of any such office during
any period during which it is vacant or the holder thereof is unable
for any reason to perform those functions.
(4) The power to constitute offices and make appointments there-
to conferred by this section shall be in addition to any power con-
ferred by the Constitution of any State to constitute the offices of
and appoint for that State a Registrar and other officers of the
High Court.
13.-(1) for the .purposes of any laws, regulations and other in- Pensions
struments relating to the grant of pensions, gratuities and other of judges,
like benefits the judges, Chief Registrar and the holders of the other Chief
offices of the Supreme Court referred to in section 12(1) of this Regand ostra
Order shall be in the service of such State as the Chief Justice may, officers.
in each case, from time to time direct; and any such direction given
by the Chief Justice shall take effect as from such date as may be
specified by the Chief Justice and shall have effect as an appoint-
ment to a pensionable office in that service.












(2) Where by virtue of this section any payment is made out of
the funds of a state the Governments of the other States shall pay
to the Government of that State the proportions of that payment
specified by or under section 15 of this Order; and the sums that
are required by virtue of this subsection to be paid by the Govern-
ment of any State are hereby charged on the Consolidated Fund
of that State.

Resigna- 14.-(1) Any person who is appointed to any office established
tions. by or under this Order may resign from that office by writing under
his hand addressed, in the case of the Chief Justice, to the Lord
C'l.in,. II,.r and, in any other case, to the Chairman of the Judicial
and Legal Services Commission.
(2) The resignation of any person from any such office shall take
effect when the writing signifying the resignation is received by the
Lord Chancellor or the Chairman, as the case may be.
Expenses 15. The expenses of the Supreme Court (including the remunera-
of the tion and allowances referred to in section 11 of this Order but less
Court. any sums that may be Iaid towards the expenses by the Governments
of Montserrat and the Virgin Islands) shall, except as otherwise
provided by agreement between the Governments of all the States,
be borne by the Governments of the States in equal proportions; and
the sums that are required by virtue of this section or any such
agreement to be paid by the Government of any State are hereby
charged on the Consolidated Fund of that State.

Posting 16. The Chief Justice shall assign a Puisne Judge to each State
of judges. who shall reside in the State to which ho is assigned.

Rules of 17.-(1) Subject to the provisions of this Order and any other
Court. law in force in any of the Slates, the Chief Justice and any other
two judges of the Supreme Court selected by him may make rules
of court for regulating the practice and procedure of the Court of
Appeal and the High Court in relation to their respective jurisdic-
tion and powers in respect of any of the States.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing sub-
section such rules may b,. made f.'r ary of the following'purposes-
(a) for regulating the sittings of the Court of Appeal and the
High Court, and the selection of judges for any purpose;
(b) for prescribing forms and fees in respect of proceedings in
the Supreme Court and relating to costs of and incidental to
any such proceedings;
(c) for prescribing ihe times in which any requirement of the
rules is to be complied with:
(d) for prescribing and regulating tile powers and duties of the
Chief Registrar, registrars and f.,.--. r, of court;










(e) for providing for summary determination of any appeal which
appears to the court to be frivolous or vexatious or to be
brought for the purposes of delay;
(f) for prescribing cases in which, and conditions upon which, an
appellant in a criminal appeal shall be entitled to be present
at the hearing of the appeal;
(g) for providing for a reference from a decision of a single
judge of the Court of Appeal to the Court of Appeal;
(h) for regulating the right of practising before the Supreme
Court and the representation of persons concerned in any
proceedings therein.
(3) Rules made under this section may fix the number of judges
of the Court of Appeal who may sit for any purpose:
Provided that-
(a) an uneven number of judges shall sit, which for the purposes
of any final determination by the court other than the sum-
mary dismissal of an appeal, shall not he less than three; and
(b) any determination by the court en any matter (whether final
or otherwise) shall, where more than one judge sits, be ac-
cording to the opinion of the majority of the judges who sit
for the purpose of determining that matter.
(4) Rules made under this section may provide for and regulate
the execution and enforcement in any State of the process of the
Court of Appeal or the High Court in exercise of any powers and
jurisdiction conferred upon it in pursuance of section 9 or 10 of this
Order.
(5) No rule of court which may involve an increase in the
expenses of the Supreme Court shall be made except with the con-
currence of the Premiers of all the States; but the validity of a rule
of court shall not in any proceedings in any court be called in
question on the ground only that it was a rule to which the con-
eurrence of the Premiers was necessary and that they did not concur
or are not expressed to have concurred in the making thereof.

PART TV-JUDICIAL AND LEGAL SERVICES COMMISSION
18.-(1) There shall be a Judicial and Legal Services Commission Establish-
(hereinafter referred to as the "Comis ionu") for the States which ment of
shall consist of the following persons, that is to say- Commis-
sion.
(a1) the Chief Justice, who shall he the Chairman;
(b) such Justice of Appeal or Puisne Judge as may from time to
time be designated in that behalf Ly the Chief Justice; '
(c) a person, appointed by the Chief Justice with the concurrence
of the Premiers of not less than four of the States, who has
been a judge of a court of unlimited jurisdiction in civil and
criminal matters in some part of the Commonwealth or a
court having jurisdiction in appeals from any such court, not










being a person who is practising as an advocate before the
Supreme Court; and
(d) two -members selected in accordance with the provisions of
subsection (2) of this section.
(2) The persons for the time discharging the functions of Chair-
man of the Public Service Commissions of two State;s, being States
for the time being designated in that behalf by the Chief Justice,
shall be ex-officio members of the Commission:
Provided that-
(a) except as otherwise provided in any agreement between the
Governments of all the States, the Chief Justice shall desig-
nate States in such manner that the Chairmen of the Public
Service Commission's of the Slates sit as members of the Com-
mission in rotation for periods of three years, the order of
rotation among the States to be as follows:-
(i) Antigua and Dominica;
(ii) Grenada and Saint Christopher, Nevis and Anguilla;
(iii) Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent; and
(b) where the Chairman of the Public Service Commission of any
designated State is in practice as an advocate before the
Supreme Court, that Public Service Commission shall
nominate another of its members, not being a person so in
practice, to sit on the Commission in his stead.

(3) The office of the appointed member of the Commission shall
become vacant-
(a) at the expiration of three years from the date of his appoint-
ment ;
(b) if he practices ;s an advocate before the Supreme Court; or
(c) if the question of his ceasing to be a member (;f the Commis-
sion has been referred by the Chief Justi.c, acting on the re-
commendation of the Premiers of not less than four of the
States, to a tril.inal consisting of a Chairman and two other
persons appointed by the Chief Justice, and that tribunal has
recommended that such person should cease to be a member
of the Commission.
(4) The Co(mmission shall not be disqualified for the transaction
of business by reason o'f any vacancy amongst its members.
Functions 19.-(1) The Commission shall perform such functions as are
and conferred on it by this Order or any other law for the time being' in
procedure force in any State.
mission. (2) The Comnission may by regulation or otherwise regulat- its
own procedure and confer powers and impose duties on any officer
or authority of the Government of a State for the purposes of the
exercise of its functions:










Provided that, except in the case of an officer of the High Court,
no such powers or duiles shall be confetred upon any officer in the
public service of a State without the consent of the Premier of the
State.

20. The Commi.sion may employ such officers as are necessary Staff.
for the purpose of the exercise of its fun tions as the Chairman with
the concurrence of the Premiers of all the States may appoint.

21. The members of the Commiision other than the Chief Justice Expenses.
and the Justice of Appeal or Puisne Judge, shall be paid such re-
muneration as the Chief Justice may with the concurrence of the
Premiers of all the States prescribe: and t1:e Governments of the
States shall, except as otherwise provided by agreement between the
Governments' of all the States, contribute in equal proportions to the
expenses of the Comis'ion; and the sums that are required by virtue
of this section to be paid b- the Government of any State are hereby
charged on the Consolidated Fund of that State.

PART V-TRANsrTIONAL PROVISIONS
22.-(1) Any pieetding. ori,''inating in any of the States and Pending
pending immediately before the prescribed date in the British proceed-
Caribbean Coiurt of Anpeal 1r in thle apri me Cou.rt or the Court of ings.
Appeal of their Windward Islands and Leeward Inlands may he con-
tinued and concluded on or after that date-
(a) in the ease of proceedings pending in the British Caribbean
Court of Appeal, in the Court of Appeal; and
(b) in the ease of proceedings pending in the Supreme Court or
the Court of Appeal of the Windward Islands and Leeward
Islands, in the High Court.
(2) An Appeal shall lie to the Court of Appeal on and after the
prescribed date from any judgment of the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and Leeward Islands given before the prescribed
date in any proceedings originating in any of the States as if it were
a judgment of the High Court.
(3) Any judgment of the British Caribbean Court of Appeal that
was given but not satisfied before the prescribed date in any pro-
ceedings originating in any of the 'iates may be enforced on or after
the prescribed dace as if it were a judgment of the Court of Appeal
and any such judgment of th, Court (of Appeal or the High Court
of the Windward Islands and Leeward Islands may be so enforced
as if it were a judgment of the High Court.
(4) Until such time as other provision is made in that behalf by
any law in force in a State, an appeal shall lie to tie High Court
from the decision of a magistrate in that State in an .- case in which
an appeal would have lain to the Court of Appeal of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands if the Order of 1959 had not been
revoked.











Existing 23.-(1) Any rule of court made under or kept in force by the
laws, etc. Order of 1959 or the (Order of 1962 and having effect as part of the
law ot a State immediately before lthe prescribed date shall corltinue
in force on and after that date no withstanding the revocation of
those Orders.
(2) Any law (including any rule of' courl) other than the Order
of 1959 and .the Older ol f 1961 having effect as part of the law of a
State immediately before the prescribed date shall have effect on
and after the pr scribed date as if--
(a) reference: there n to the i'ritish Caribbean Court of Appeal
were references to the Court of Appeal; and
(b) references thirein to) tlih ,aipreme Court or the Court of
Appeal of Ito Windward IslInds and Leeward Islndus were
references 1) tihe High Cou t.
(3) The foregoing pwro'i [(ions of t his section shall be wit iiout pre-
judice to an:y ,-,';': ::if: b ilny law in force in a State upon
any person or authority to make provision for any matter', including
the amendment or revocation of i:ny law (including any rule of
court) having effect as part of thi law of that State immediately
before the prescribed date or the making on or after that date ,f
rules of court so having effect.

Interim 24.-(1) 1Tnlil the prescribed date, the powers conferr d on lhe
Commis- Judicial and le'al S(ervice:; Con'tmi :iont bv sections 5 an(] 12 of this
sion. Order may be exercised by an intei inm Commission consisting ;,f-

(i) the Chief Justice, who shall be the Chairman;
(ii) one per. m. appointed by the Chief Justice, who is or has
been a j:dge of a court of unlimited jurisdiction in civil and
crimin i' matters in some part of the Commonwealth or a
court having jurisdiction in appeals from any such court; and
(iii) three prisons appointed by the Chief Justice with the con
curren-e of the Premiers or, as the case may be, Chief Min-
isters of not less than four of the States, one of whom has
been a judge of such a court.
(2) A person who is in practice as an advocate before the Supreme
Court established by the Order of 1959 shall not be appointed under
subsection (1) of this section.

Terms of 25. Until other provision is made under section 11(1) of this
service of Order, the allowances of the judges of the Court of Appeal and of the
judges. High Court and their terms and conditions of service, other than
their salaries, shall be those to which the judges of the Supreme
Court established by the Order of 1959 were entitled or which were
applicable to them immediately before the commencement of this
Order.
W. G. Agnew.











SCHEDULE 1 Section 7.

For)is of Oaths awd AiPt ",iir '-1''

1. Oath of Allegiance
I.................................................... .................... ............. do sw ear that I w ill be faithful
and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second,
Her leirs and Successors. according to law. So help me God.

2. Aflirmation of Allegiance
I...................................................................................do olem nly and sincerely affirm
and declare that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her
Maj. ty Queen Elizabeth the Second, iHer Heirs and Successors,
according to law.

3. (:ath for due execution of office
................................................................. ......................................................................... ..............
do swear that I will well and truly serve Her Majest'-Q4ueen
Elizabeth the Second in the office of (here insert the description of
the office). So help me God.

1. Affirmation for due execution of office
I .............................................................................................................................................................................
do solemnly and sincerely affirm and declare that I will well and
truly serve Her Majesty Q'een Elizabeth the Second in the office of
(here insert the description of the office).

SCHE:)ULE 2 Section 8(6).
Provisions orilpii,t in relation to tribunals appointed under
section 8 (5)
1. The members of a tribunal may make such rules for their own
guidance, and the conduct and management of proceedings before
them and the hours and times and places for their sittings, as they
may, from time to time, think fit,. and may, from time to time, ad-
journ for such time and to such place as they may think fit..
2. The members of a tribunal shall have the powers of a judge
of the High Court to summon witnesses, and to call for the produc-
tion of books and documents, and to examine witnesses on oath, and
no member shall be liable to any action .or suit for any matter or
thing done by him as such.

3. Any person whose, conduct is,the subject of inqiri. by a
tribunal, shall-be entitl&id t.,, and any v-other persm may by kave of
the tribunal, 0 represented by,counsel at the vhole of the inquiry.










4. Any witness who shall wilfully give false evidence in any such
inquiry, concerning the subject matter of such inquiry, shall be
guilty of perjury, and be liable to be prosecuted and punished ac-
cordingly.

5. All persons summoned to attend and give evidence or to pro-
dace documents or any other matter at any sitting of a tribunal,
shall be bound to obey the summon.s served upon them as fully, in
all respects, as witnesses are bound to obey subpoenas issued from
the High Court, and shall be entitled to the like expenses as if they
had been summoned to attend the High Court on a criminal trial, if
the same shall be allowed by the tribunal, but the tribunal may dis-
allow the whole or any part of such expenses in any case, if they
think fit. Orders for the payment of such witnesses shall be made,
as nearly as may be, as orders ar- made for the payment of witnesses
at the High Court. Every person refusing or omitting, without
sufficient cause, to attend at the time and place mentioned in the
summons served on him, and every person attending, but leaving
the enquiry without the permission of the tribunal, or refusing to
answer, or to ainmswer fully and satisfactorily to the best of his
knowledge and belief, all que lions put to him by or with the con-
currence of the tribunal, or refusing or omitting, without sufficient
cause, to produce any doeumentsl or other matters in his possession
or under his control and mentioned or referred to in the summons
s'wxved on him, and evel y person who shall, at any sitting of a
tribunal, wilfully insult any member or servant of the tribunal or
wilfully interrupt the proceedings of the tribunal, shall be liable,
on summary conviction, to a penalty not exceeding two hundred
dollars.

6. No statement made by any person who is called as a witness
before a tribunal in answer to any question put by or with the con-
currence of lie Iribunal shall, except in cases of indictments for
perjury, be admissible in evidence in any civil or criminal proceed-
ing.
SCHEDULE 3 Section 11.
Salaries of judges of Supreme Court
Chief Justice ...... ...... ...... ...... e.L3,500 per year
Justice of Appeal ...... ...... ...... ...... 3,.000 per year
Puisne Judge ...... ...... ...... ...... 2,400 per year


EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This Note is not part of the Order.)
This Order makes provision for a new Supreme Court consisting
of a High Court and a Court of Appeal for Antigua, Dominica,
Grenada, St. Christopher, Nevis and Anguilla, Saint Lucia, and











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Saint Vincent. Provision is also made so that these courts may be
given jurisdiction in respect of Montserrat and the Virgin Islands.
The Order establishes a Judicial and Legal Services Commission.



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SAINT VINCENT.

COMMISSION passed under the Royal Sign Manual and Signet
appointing Hywcl George, Esquire, O.B.E., to be Adminis-
trator of Saint Vincent.
ELIZABETH R.

ELIZABETH THE SECOND, by the Grace of God of the
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
and Oatr other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the
Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith:
To Our Trusty and Well-beloved
Hywel George, Esquire, Officer of Our Most Excellent
Order of the British Empire,

GREETING :

We do, by this Our Commission under Our Sign Manual
and Signet, appoint you, the said Hywel George, to be, with
effect from the seventh day of January, 1967, Our Adminis-
trator in and over Our Colony of Saint Vincent, during Our
pleasure, with all the powers, rights, privileges and advantages
to the said Office belonging or appertaining.

II. And We do hereby command all and singular Our
Officers and loving subjects in Our said Colony, and all others
whom it may concern, to take due notice hereof, and to give
their ready obedience accordingly.

III. And We do hereby direct that this our Commission
shall determine upon signification to that effect being given
by Us through one of Our Principal Secretaries of -State.

Given at Our Court at Saint James's this fourth day of
January, 1967, in the Fifteenth Year of Our Reign.

BY HER MAJESTY'S COMMAND,


Appointment of
H. George, Esq.,
O.B.E., to be
Administrator.




Officers and
others to obey.


Termination
of this
Commission.


FRED LEE.
COMMISSION appointing
HYWEL GEORGE, Esquire, O.B.E.,
to be Administrator,
SAINT VINCENT.


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