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    Supplement to Gazette: Minutes of the Sixth Sitting of the First Session of the Legislative Council held on the 17th August, 1967
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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 36: The Post Office (Amendment No. 2) Regulations, 1967
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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 37: Proclaiming Monday the 4th day of December, 1967, as the day on which, if necessary, an election to elect members for the Marriaqua Village Council shall be held at the polling station Situate in the Mesopotamia Police Station
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SAINT VINCEN 4


GOVERNMENT GA


L. 100.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 26 SEPtlritEMBER, 1967. [No. 62.


VoL. 100.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER, 1967. [No. 62.


GOVERNMENT


NOTICES.


No. 181.
HURRICANE NOTICE.
It is hereby notified for general information that in the event of a hurricane
threatening or approaching the Island, the following warnings will be given:-


RURAL AREAS (1)


A red flag with a black
rectangular centre will be
flown on Police Headquar-
ters.


(2) Loud Speaker and Radio
announcements.
(3) Three saluting guns will
be fired.


A red flag with a black
rectangular centre will be
flown from Police Stations.


(2) Loud Speaker and Radio
announcements.


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


1st August, 1967.


No. 211.
ACTING APPOINTMENT.


No. 212.
SUPPLEMENTS TO GAZETTE.


The following Administration Reports
M2,. A. T. WOODS, Deputy Registrar, are published with this issue of the
to ast as Registrar Supreme Court, St. Gazette:-
Vincent from 17th September, 1967. ReTort of the Postal Department for
26th September, 1967. the year 1964.


3 ~7J7- -


KINGSTOWN (1)


CAUTIONARY















366 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER, 1967.-(No. 62.)


Report of the Accountant General for
the year 1964.
26th September, 1967.

No. 213.
Copies of the Minutes of the Sixth
Sitting oC the First Session of the Legis-
lative Council held on the 17th August,
1967, which may be seen at Government
Offi-ce, the Kingstown Library and all
ttevcnue Offices are published with this
issue of the Gazette.
2 :th Seplember, 1967.


No. 214.


LEGISLATION.


The following Documents are pub-
lished wAth this issue of the Gazette:-
S.R. & 0. No. 36.-The Post Office
(Amendment No. 2) Regulations,
1 (i7.

S.R. & (). No. 7.- -roclaiming Mon-
day 'ie -rl day of December, 1967,
a- .- day on whiLL, if necessary,
an i ". 'ion to elect members for the
Marriaqua Village Council shall be
lhei ,L. the polling station situate
in thie IMesopotamia Police Station.
26th Sepitnmber, 1967.

No. 193.
POST OF EXECUTIVE SECRETARY---
REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
(Barbados and the West Indies
Associated States)

Applications are invited from suit-
ably qualified candidates for the post
of Executive Secretary, Regional De-
velopment Agency.
The salary of the post will be in the
vicinity of $10,200 per annum but the
actual amount to be paid will depend
upon the qualifications and experience
of the candidate selected. Quarters are
not provided but a house allowance of
$960 per annum will be payable.
The headquarters of the Regional
Development Acency will be located in
St. John's, Antigua, and free passages
for the person selected, his wife and
children up to a total of five persons
will be payable. The Agency will also
meet expenses in connection with the
transport of heavy baggage up to a
maximum of three tons.
The Executive Secretary will carry
out such duties as the Board of Direc-
tors may from time to time assign to
him including the supervision of the


S,,cretariat. The functions of the See-
ritariat will include-
(i) the performance of the admin-
istrative functions of the Re-
gional Development Agency;
(ni the carrying out of the tradi-
tional duties of a Secretariat,.
sM.h as the servicing of meet-
ings etc.;
(iii) the execution of the decisions
of the Board of Directors and
the Development Committee;
(iv) arranging for the provision of
such technical services as may
be required from time to time,
including the carrying out of
feasibility studies and market
research, and assistance in the
preparation of development
plans;
*'v) preparing applications for over-
se0as asuii tance in respect of
regional projects approved by
the Board of Directors;
,vi, muanking ali disbursements on,
behalf of the Agency, to keep
account; and to submit to the
Development Committee, an-
nual reports and accounts for
transmission to the Board of
Directors;
(vii) liaising with participating and
co-operating Governments, as
well as to co-operate with re-
gional and international organ-
isations and institutions.
Applications stating age, qualifica-
tions and experience should be sub-
mitted to reach the Executive Secretary,
West Indies (Associated States) Coun-
cil of Ministers, Castries, St. Lucia not
later than 9th October, 1967.
Applications should be accompanied
by at least two testimonials. Applica-
tion Forms as well as particulars re-
lating to the Regional Development
Agency may be obtained from the Sec-
retary. W.I.S.A., Castries, St. Lucia.
5th September, 1967.


No. 207.
VACANT POSTS OF FOREST GUARD.

Applications are invited for two
(2) vacant posis of Forest Guards in
1hie Forestry Division of the Depart-
Imeni of Agriculture, Ministry of
Trade, Production. Labour and Tour-
ism.
The salary of these posts is in the
scale--MS 2-3 $1,200 x $60-$1,620.
The posts are non-pensionable and
appointments thereto are liable to,














SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER, 1967.-(No. 62.) 367


to n'itio'n by one month's notice in
wrii ing on either side.
The sces.ssf'ul candidates will be
rv-ponsile t i, l 1h 'ief _'-gricdituiral
O'., :" his 'a, .iv a. Chief Forest
(ficer;. and to the P,-'ia,-'nt' S.cre-
trlfy, "or the satisfaitory performance
of tiier duties. Thwy will be under
th, dirii-' cIni rol oi ihe F'rest Super-
viscr.'.
Duties of the p');;;ts include t1'
pat lling alnd policing of all (C'rowi
l a.'ds n assig'(1d area, a.i.,tin i".
tb- -.al" of forest p1'dnee, s-iperv:ision
of eni:ultu'al and affo-esottion woi '
and til,' control and snier-vi.ion of all
t',;row l L;;nd *."!: *:-..
Applic-aticr w **t'< +:; ednin national

dra'-ed to the E :ind ,-honld re,'-h h1'' not later than
the 30th September. 1967.
19th September, 1967.

By Command,
'''II- i'-





By Command,


0. E. LEIGERTWOOD,
Establishment Officer.


GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
26th September, 1967.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

NOTICE.

WEST TNDIE-' ASSOCIATED)
STATE) SiUPREME COURT
IN THE 11G!I COURT
(ST. VINCENT CIRCUIT)
CRIMINAL JURISDICTION
A.D. 19o7

NOTICE is hereby given that a
sitting of the High Court of the West
Indies Associated Stat s Supremec
Court in its CRIMINAL JURISDIC-
TION will be held at the Court House,
King-town on Tuesday 3rd day of
October, 1967 at 9.: ) o'clock in the
forenoon and continuing. All parties
concerned, al O sulh1 pers-ons as (1 e
bound over by recognizance to pro~e-
cute, answer charges or give evidence
or summoned as .Juirors or witnesses
are hereby commanded to give their
personal attention and attendance.

By command

II. M. SQUIRES,
Registrar Supreme Court.
Registrar's Chambers,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent.
14th September, 1967.


POLICE NOTICE.

It is hereily l:o:ified for general infor-
mation that the undermentioned road
\-ill lie closed to vehicular traffic for the
pn.rpose of effecting repairs with effect
irom 25th Seitlember, 1967.
"T':'-1' i)PORi'ION OF TIlE WINDWARD
1IiclPWAV BETWEEN THE ENTRANCE
LukDING TO THE 1\ENTAL ASYLUM
VILLA ) AND THE CALIAQUA BRIDGE".
Vehicles proceeding to and from
Callinitua will do so by way of Glen
Road.
Vehi.l's proceeding from the Wind-
'\crd Area will do so by way of the
Yambou and Vigie Road.

S. A. ANDERSON,
Chief of Police

Licensing Authority.
23rd September, 1967.


NOTICE OF SEIZURE.


Sa-.-cor'daince with Section 102 of
(. : of the Laws of Saint Vincent
it is hereby notified that on the 19th day
of September, 1967, the undermentioned
articles were seized for breaches of the
Customs Laws:-
At the Police Jetty
O(ne (1) a-sket containing eleven (11)
bottles IBIS Brandy
Two (2) eari ons IBIS Brandy
('e (1) carton Mount Gay Rum
One (1) gallon of spirits in plastic
container.
Or l oerd M.V. Alonma III
(Oe (1) suiitase containing ten (10)
.airtois "553 State Express"
Cigarettes
Two (2) bottles IBIS brandy
Two (2) carlons IBIS brandy
oIe (1) Plastic jug containing half
gallon of spirits.

S. E. JOSHUA,
Collector of Customs & Excise.

Customs House,
Kingstown.
22nd September, 1967.


NOTICE.

POST OF CLERK-LAYOU TOWN BOARD.

Applications are hereby invited for
the post of Clerk to the Layou Town
Board.














368 SAINT VINCENT, TTESJ)AY, 26 SEPTEMBER, 1967.-(No. 62.)


Applicants must be resident in the
Town and must be able to give proof
of at least a good primary school edu-
cation.
All applications must reach the
Chairman not later than the 30th
September, 1967.

DONALD CAMBRIDGE,
Chairman,
Layou Town Board.
14th September, 1967.


ST. VINCENT, W.I.

IN THE FIRST MAGISTERIAL
DISTRICT (KINGSTOWN)
(CivIL JURISDICTION)

SuIT No. 253/67
BETWEEN


ADOLPHUS ROACHE
and
ARSON CHARLES


-Plaintiff

-Defendant


It is hereby notified t'or general in-
formation that the undermentioned
chattel, 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 s;alc by Public Auction 'it the
Courl' TToise, Kingst -wn, on Salirday
7th October, 1967 at 1.30 o'clock inI
the afternoon.
That is to say:-
One (1) TelefIunken Radio.


Dated this 13th daty
1967.


of September.


C. E. A. RAWLE,
Magistrate.
Magistrates' Chambers,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent.


ST. VINCENT.

IN THE FIRST MAGIS9
DISTRICT (KINGSTO

(CIVIL JURISDICTION

SUIT No. 302/67
BETWEEN:-
REBECCA HAMMOND
and
GEORGE SPENCE

It is hereby notified for
formation that the under
Chattels, the Property of


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, 23rd
September, 1967.


That is to say: One
Transistor Radio


(1) Philips


I)ated this 2nd day of September,
1967.
C. E. A. RAWLE,
Magistrate, District 1.
4th September, 1967.


SAINT VINCENT.

WEST INDIES ASSOCIATED
STATES SUPREME COURT
IN THE HIGH COURT
(ST. VINCENT CIRCUIT)
A.D. 1967.

SILIT No. 193/1966
196/1966
BETWEEN:
CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK
OF' CO)MAIERCE
of Kingstown -PlI-fit


OLIVER DASILVA
of Richmond Hill


-Defendant


Pl-RSi'AxT to an Order made on the
221d daiy > .July, 1967, THERE WILL
BE Ot'ER.:D for SALE by the Registrar
of the Supreme Court at the Court
House, Kingstown, St. Vincent, between
the hours of 12.00 o'clock noon and
3.00 o'clock p.m. on Saturday the 30th
day of September, 1967 all the Right,
Title and Interest, messages lands and
tete.'.cl(t vested in and in the posses-
sion of the Defendant-OLIVER DASILVA
;' Ria..wnd Hill as specified in the
sc,'hedule hereto.


SCHEDULEE


IEKIAL -.LL Ti. T LoT piece or parcel of land
)WN) situate ini Union Island a Dependency
of the Island of Saint Vincent being
) THREE (3) Acres and TWENTY-THREE
POINT 1Six (23.6) Poles in area being
a portion of Clifton Flat Reserve and
bounded towards the North by a road
Plaintiff alld Covernment Reserve land towards
the South by the se'as and towards the
Ea.t and West by Government Reserve
Defendant !ia.d or howsoever otherwise the same
may be butted bounded known dis-
general in- tinguished or described Together with
mentioned all ways waters watercourses rights
the above lights liberties privileges and easements














SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER, 1967.-(No. 62.) 369


thereto belonging or usually held used
occupied or enjoyed therewith or re-
puted to belong or be appurtenant
thereto.-

RESERVE PRICE $9,000.00.

AND ALSO

ALL ThAT LOT piece or parcel of land
situate at Montreal in the Parish of
Charlotte in the Island of Saint Vincent
being TEN AND ONE-HALF (101/2) Acres
in area more or less and butted and
bounded on the North by lands pre-
sumably owned by HARDY BOWMAN on
the South by lands presumably owned
by EDWARD LEWIS on the East by a


river and on the West by a Govern-
inmt road or howsoever otherwise the
same may be butted bounded known or
described together with all ways water-
courses lights liberties privileges and
'ill other easements and appurtenances
thereto belonging or usually held used
),,oupied and enjoyed therewith or re-
puted to belong or be appurtenant
thereto.-

RESERVE PRICE $15,000.00.

DATED TIls 6th day of September,
1967.

H. M. SQUIRES,
Registrar of the Supreme Court.


SAINT VINCENT.


TREASURY NOTICES.


No. /1967.


INLAND REVENUE DEPARTMENT.


Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 49 of the "Land
and House Tax Ordinince" Cap 194, as amended by Ordinance Number
12/1964, that the following properties which were sold at Public Auction
on the 2nd day of September, 1967 for arrears of taxes, will Vest absolutely
in the purchaser's name unless the owners or any other person or persons
having an interest in the properties sold pay into the Treasury the said
purchase price Pnls Ten Per Centum thereof before the expiration of three
(3) months from the date of sale.

A. J. DaSILVA,
Acting Accountant General.
Treasury Chambers,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent.
8th September, 1967.


Name of Owner,
Attorney or
Occupier


Samuel Cain

Samuel Campbell


Frederick C. Gill
Samuel Hunte
Valrosa Samuel

St. Clair Williams


Location of
Property


Fair Hall

Prospect


Belvedere
Carrierre
Eveshami

Fair Hall


Description of
Property


2 acs. 1 rd. 26 p. of
land
One (1) dwelling
house (formerly
at Belair)
I rood of land
One (1) house spot
2 rds. 32 poles of
land
1 ac. 2 rds. 24 p. of
land


Purchase Date of
Price Sale


$
560.00 2. 9. 67

10.00 2. 9. 67


370.00
140.00
405.00


2.9.67
2. 9. 67
2. 9. 67


650.00 2. 9. 67


THE GRENADINE ISLAND OF BEQUIA.


Hamilton 1 ac. 1 rood of land


Edgar Patterson


395.00 2.9.67














370 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER, 1967.-(No. 62.)


SAINT VINCENT.

LAND AND HOUSE TAX DEPARTMENT.



Notice is hereby given that the undermentioned properties in the ownership
,or occupation of the persons named hereunder whose names appear on the tax
roll of the Colony for the parish of Charlotte are in default of arrears of taxes
levied under the authority of the "Land and House Tax Ordinance". By
virtue of Warrants issued in accordance with Section 46 (3) of the above
Ordinance, the said properties having been duly levied upon will be offered for
sale at Public Auction on Saturday the 14th day of October, 1967, at the Land
and House Tax Department, Kingstown, for the recovery of taxes due.

A. J. DASILVA,
Acting Accountant General.
Treasury ('i ui,-
Kingstown,
St. Vincent,
16th September, 1967.


Kamei of Owner, Attorney
or Occupier.


Situation of
Property.


Description of
Property


Anderson, Baby
Baccims, Ellen
Bacchus, Jermine
Bobb, Owen
I ,rowne, Simeon
Carr, Eve
Cato, Royal
Charles, Isola
Clarke, British
Davis, Wilby
Deane, Samuel

Edward DaSilva
per Adeline Frank



Frederick, Adolphus
Griaii, (Gorge A. Hirs.
Halliday, Titus
Hector, Caltherimn
Jacobs, Martha
Kydd, Gertude
Lewis, Maude
. .ewis, Miriam
Liverpool, Margaret
\Ialony, Mary
MlKennis, Edward C.
McKennis. George S.
Miguel, Albert Augusta
Minors, Charles
Ollivierre, Stephen
Primus, Ena
Richardson, Calvert
Samuel, Robert
Thomas, Clarence
Williams, Abraham
Williams, Herman
Yearwood, Bertram


Gl(eside
Gaskill
Hopewell
K(,lly Park'
Mt. Pleasant
(iienside
Hopewell
Mesopotamia
Cot ton Ground
Freeland
lMt. iPleasant

nopewell




Ridilad Park
Freeland
RIicland Park
Ric.iland Park
Rich land Park
Richlland Park
Rich land Park
Montreal
lopewell
1ichland Park

Me5sopotanmia
Mesopotamia
Cane End
Escape
Mt. Pleasant
Francois
Hopewell
Riclland Park
Adelphi
Mt. Pleasant
Ropes Mt.


One wooden dwelling house.
5 acres of land.
2 rds. 32 pls. of land.
The whole of one house Spot.
2 rds. ;u; pls. of land.
12 poles of land.
9 poles of land.
1 acre of land.
Three (3) lots of land.
One wooden dwelling house.
One acre of land located above
dwelling house.
1 acre 0) rood 22 poles of land
reported d as being a trans-
fer from block of 8 acs.
3 rds. 18 poles of land in
1 9i5.
2 roe is of land.
I i re 2 ouods of land.
O.., w)oden dwellingg house.
1i i r, o laI.d.
1 rood 8 poles or land.
12 poles of land.
16 pol's of land.
2 acres of land.
1; pole ; of land.
The whole of one house spot.
2 po.hl~ oh lad.
The who!e of one house spot.
O ne wo.',den dwelling house.
1 rood 4 poles of land.
2 acres of land.
One wood',n dwelling house.
1 acre of land.
The whole of 1 house spot.
The whole of one house spot.
2 acres 2 roods of land.
2 acres of land.
I acre of lamwl.


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT
KINGSTOWN, ST.


THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
VINCENT.
[ Price 30 cents. ]








MINUTES OF THE SIXTH SITTING OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL, HELD AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER,
KINGSTOWN, ON TIIURSDAY, 17TH AUGUST, 1967
AT 10.00 A.M.



PRESENT :
The HIonourable C.. ST.C. DACON, Speaker,
. R. MI. CATO, Member for East St. George, Chief Minister,
,, S. E. SLATER, Member for North Leewward, Minister for
Communications an'd Works,
,, ,, J. L. EUSTACE, Miembcr for South Leeward, Minister for
Education and ,Social Seercices,
. J.. F. MITCIIELL, Mcmber for the Grenadines, Minister for
Trade, Production, Labour and Tourism,
L. C. LATHAM, Member for South Windward, Menmber without
Portfolio,
N. 0. JACOBS, Acting Attorney General,
. E. T. JOSHUA, Member for Central Windward, Leader of the
Opposition,
,, ,, Mrs. I. I. JoSHUA, Member for North Windward,
. R.. F. MARKSMAN, Member for West St. George,
,, ,, H. K. TANNIS, Member for Kingstown,
. J. A. FERDINAND, Nominated M. i-her.

ABSENT:
The Honourable E. A. C. HUGHES, Nominated Member.

PRAYERS:
Mr. Speaker 4 of the Council.

CONFIRMATION iI "\UTES:
Minutes ( th Si!tig held i th July, 19,c7 copies of which had been
previously ci ula d w6token a.i elad and were confirmed.

PAPERS LAID:
The follow 11 s aidf the Table of the Council the papers in-
dicated hereunde "



I'* /
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Chief Minister & Minister of Finance:
Council Paper No. 2 of 1967: Minutes of Finance Committee of 28th
September, 1966.

Council Paper No. 3 of 1967: Minutes of Finance Committee of 14th
December, 1966.

Council Paper No. 4 of 1967: Minutes of Finance Committee of 29th
December, 1966.

Minister for Education & Social Services:
Council Paper No. 5 of 1967: Education Department Annual Sum-
mary, 1965.

[In laying this Summary the Minister pointed out certain printers errors].

Minister for Communications & Works:
Council Paper No. 6 of 1967: A report on the Port of Kingstown,
St. Vincent by S. E. Broadhurst (Typescript).

PROCEDURE:
(a) Questions:

Mr. Speaker drew members' attention to S.O. 19 para. (1) (e) and asked
Members to ensure that only one subject is referred to in any one question.

The Honourable E. T. Joshua asked Mr. Speaker if he would explain the
specific case to which he was referring; whereupon Mr. Speaker drew his atten-
tion to questions numbers 2 and 3 on the Order Paper.

(b) Private Members Business:
The Honourable E. T. Joshua rose on a point of Order and referred to
S.O. number 21, para. 2 Which provides for Private Members' business to have
precedence on the first day at the third meeting of any new Session. Mr.
Speaker informed the Honourable Member that the third meeting was held on
13th July.

ORAL ANSWERS To QUESTIONS:
1. Hon. E. T. Joshua (Central Windward) asked the Chief Minister and Min-
ister of Finance to state what was the net sum of money the Govern-
ment of St. Vincent received according to the Contract and agreement
as a result of cargo handling in the TransitfShed by Cargo Contractors
(St. Vincent) Limited from the commencement -of operations to July
15th 1967.










23

The Honourable Chief Minister & Minister of Finance replied:
The net sum of money received by the Government of St. Vincent as a
result of Cargo Handling in the Transit Shed on the Deep Water Wharf from
the commencement of operations on 7th September, 1964 to 15th July, is as
follows:-
Cargo Handling Excess Storage (warehouse rent)

$144,685.19 $10,416.73
The amount received by Government under Cargo Handling represents
approximately 27.06% of the total amount collected, the remainder 72.94% was
paid to Cargo Contractors (St. Vincent) Ltd.
The amount under Excess Storage represents 50% of the total collected.
The remaining 50% was paid to Cargo Contractors (St. Vincent) Ltd.
Members will be interested to know that apart from the operations in the
transit shed which amount to $144,6b5.19 which was paid to Cargo Contractors,
the Company also received $1.00 per ton for Cargo delivered directly from
ships under 180 tons. This sum amounted to $308,585.52.

Supplementary Question:
The Honourable Member for Central Windward asked:
What was the sum paid for labour on the wharf for the same period.

The Chief Minister replied: 1 will require the Honourable Member to
give notice of that question.

2. Hon. E. T. Joshua (Central Windward) asked the Chief Minister and
Minister of Finance whether it is the intention of the Government to
have Statehood for this territory as proposed by provisions made in
the 1967 estimates.
If the answer is in the affirmative, will Government seek an early
date to be in keeping with approved estimates.
If the answer is in the negative what plans have the Government
to bring this Territory in line with those of the Associated States in
the Eastern Caribbean that have marched on constitutionally.

The Chief Minister & Minister of Finance replied:
This Government is making every effort to attain Statehood at the earliest
convenient date.
As soon as the preliminary arrangements have been made and agreement
reached with the U.K. Government, an announcement will be made.












3. Hon. E. T. Joshu; (Central Windward) asked the Minister for Trade, Pro-
duction, Labour & Tourism:
(a) whether as Minister of Labour he is aware of the rife vic-
timization taking place throughout the Territory concerning the wage
earning population employed with Government, the quasi government
bodies as local boards and councils and on the big estates. If the
answer is in the negative will he investigate the island wide victimiza-
tion in the Public Works Department under the Ministry for Com-
munications and Works and the Land Settlement and Development
Board under his Ministry.
(b) whether he is aware that the minimum rates for wages fixed
in the Territory of St. Vincent have been abrogated by the estates and
in Government itself; and not paid for the hours of work completing
a day's work.

The Minister for Trade, Production, Labour & Tourism replied:
(a) The answer is in the negative and therefore investigations are in-
essential.
(b) The answer is in the negative.

ORDERS OF THE DAY
1. The Income Tax Bill was introduced and read a first time.

2. The Commonwealth Secretariat (Immunities & Privileges) Bill was intro-
duced and read a first time.

3. The Emergency Powers (Hurricane, Eartlhquake, Fire, Flood or any natural
disaster) Bill was introduced and read a first time.
Motion made and Question put and agreed to without amendment or debate
"that this Council do proceed with the Bill forthwith."
The Honourable Attorney General moved that the Bill be now read a second
time;
Question put and agreed to.
Bill read a second time.
The Honourable Attorney General debated the Bill.
The Honourables J. F. Mitchell, E. T. Joshua, H. K. Tannis and J. L.
Eustace joined the debate.
Council went into Committee to consider the Bill.
Council resumed.
Bill reported, read the third time by title and passed with the following
amendment.
Clause 3 (6) : Substitute the word "cancellation" for the word "revoca-
tion" at line 1.












4. The United Kingdom Government Mission (Immunities & Privileges) Bill
was introduced and read a first time.

5. The International Organizations (Immunities & Privileges) Bill was intro-
duced and read a first time.

6. The Charles Gideun Huggiins (Gratuity & Pension) Bill was introduced
and read a first time.

7. The Police (Amendment) Bill was introduced and read a first time.

8. The Supplementary Appropriation (1967) Bill was introduced and read
a first time.
The Honourable Chief Minister moved that the Bill be now read a second
time. (S.O. 64)

Question put and agreed to.
Bill read a second time.
Council went into Committee to consider the Bill.
Council resumed.
Bill reported, read the third time by title and passed without amendment.

9. The Minister for Social Ser-vices & Education moved that the Kingstown
General Hospital (Substitution of Title) Bill be now read a second time.
Question put and agreed to.
Bill read a second time.
The Honourable E. T. Joshua briefly de e ce the-BitC-
Council went into Committee to consid r the,-Bil. .
Council resumed. /
Bill reported, read the third time by titl4 and passed wit nh amendment.
t\ -. .... j 4 ,
10. The Acting Attorney General moved\ hat\he Interpr, tii,,.,,,i fAmendment)
Bill be now read a second time. -'
Question put and agreed to.
Bill read a second time. -
The Honourable E. T. Joshua debated the Bill.
The Honourable J. F. Mitchell joined the debate.
Council went into Committee to consider the Bill.
Council resumed.
Bill reported, read the third time by title and passed with the following
amendment:












Clause 2: Substitute the words The Principal Ordinance is
hereby amended by inserting immediately after section 14 the follow-
ing sections."'' for the words "'' After section 14 of the principal Ordin-
ance the following new sections shall be inserted:-"

11. The Acting Attorney General moved that the Public Order (Amendment)
Bill be now read a second time.
Question put and agreed to.
Bill read a second time.
The Honourable E. T. Joshua debated the Bill.
The Honourable Chief Minister replied.
Council went into Committee to consider the Bill.
Council resumed.
Bill reported, read the third time by title and passed without amendment.

12. The Acting Attorney General moved that the Investment in St. Vincent
Government Securities (Amendment) Bill be now read a second time.
Question put and agreed to.
Bill read a second time.
Council went into Committee to consider the Bill.
Council resumed.
Bill reported, read the third time by title and passed with the following
amendments:

Clause 2 line 2: Delete the words "replaced by"; add the words
"substituted therefore" at end; and correct the marginal note to read
"Section 6 of the principal Ordinance repealed and replaced."''

Sitting suspended 12.30 p.m. (Lunch)
Sitting resumed 2.15 p.m.

13. The Acting Attorney General moved that the Meta de Coteau (Special
Gratuity and Pension) Bill be now read a second time.
Question put and agreed to.
Bill read a second time.
The Honourable E. T. Joshua briefly debated the Bill.
The Honourable Chief Minister replied.
Council went into Committee to consider the Bill.
Council resumed.
Bill reported, read the third time by title and passed with the following
amendment:













Clause 2, line 1: Sunstitute the words "the provision of any law
to the contrary" for the words "anything contained in any law".

14. The Minister for Communications & Works moved that the Telephones
(Interim) Bill be now read a second time.
Question put and agreed to.
Bill read a second time.
Council went into Committee to consider the Bill.
Council resumed.
Bill reported, read the third time by title and passed with the following
amendments:
Clause 3: Substitute respectively the word "this" for the word
"the" appearing at lines 4 and 6 between the words "in" and
"Island" respectively.
Clause 4: Substitute the word "this" for the word "the" ap-
pearing at line 2 between the words "in" and "Island". Also amend
the marginal note by adding at end the words "providing such streets
will be satisfactorily reinstated."
15. The Minister for Trade, Production, Labour & Tourism moved the follow-
ing motion standing in his name.
BE IT RESOLVED that this Council approve the Importation of Goods
Regulations made by the Administrator in Council under section 3 (1)
of the Supplies (Control) Ordinance, 1954 (No. 10 of 1954) the 20th day
of July, 1967.
Question proposed.
Question put and resolved in the affirmative without division no debate
arising.
16. The Minister for Trade, Production, Labour & Tourism moved the follow-
ing motion standing in his name:
BE IT RESOLVED that this Council approve the Supplies (Control)
(Prices) Regulations made by the Administrator in Council under section
3 of the Supplies (Control) Ordinance, 1954 (No. 10 of 1954) the 8th day
of August, 1967.
Question proposed.
The Honourable Chief Minister debated the motion.
The Honourable E. T. Joshua joined the debate.
The Honourable Chief Minister rose on a point of order and complained
that the Honourable E. T. Joshua was imputing improper motives by referring
to a statement which he had made in a broadcast to the nation as "..........
a most fallacious statement ............ (S.O. 35, para. 5.)












The Honourable E. T. Joshua stated that his remarks were being misquoted
and taken out of context. Discussion ensued as to what was actually said by
the Honourable Member.
The Honourable Chief Minister persisted in his complaint, and was sup-
ported by the Honourable J. L. Eustace; whereupon the Honourable Chief
Minister moved that all Standing Orders be suspended to enable the House to
check the hansard.
Sitting suspended 3.00 p.m. (To check the hansard)
Sitting resumed 3.10 p.m.
Mr. Speaker informed the House that having checked the hansard he was
satisfied that the words complained of did impute improper motives to the Hon-
ourable Chief Minister.
The Honourable E. T. Joshua at the direction of Mr. Speaker withdrew
the words complained of.
The Honourable E. T. Joshua continued and finally concluded his debate.
The Minister for Trade, Production, Labour & Tourism replied.
Question put an'd resolved in the .-1' i.,,tt,,, without division.
17. The Minister for Trade, Production, Labour & Tourism moved the follow-
ing motion standing in his name:
BE IT RESOLVED that this Council approve the Import (Fresh Fish,
Eggs and Chicken Carcasses) Regulations made by the Administrator in
Council under section 3 (1) of the Supplies (Control) Ordinance, 1954
(No. 10 of 1954) the 8th day of August, 1967.
Question proposed.
The Minister for Trade, Production, Labour & Tourism debated the motion.
The Honourable E. T. Joshua joined the debate.
The Minister replied.
Question put and resolved in the omirm,,ti,, without division.
18. The Minister for Trade, Production, Labour & Tourism moved the follow-
ing motion standing in his name:
BE IT RESOLVED that this Council approve the Supplies (Control)
(Kerosene Prices) Regulations, made by the Administrator in Council
under section 3 of the Supplies (Control) Ordinance, 1954 (No. 10 of 1954)
the 8th day of August, 1967.
Question proposed.
The Minister for Trade, Production, Labour & Tourism debated the motion.
Question put and resolved in the it)i-,,,1ti. without division no further
debate arising.
19. The Honourable Member for Central Windward moved the following
motion standing in his name:












WHEREAS the Government Laud Settlement and Development Estates
were acquired by ordinance about the year 1945 by the then Government
of the day led by George A. MelIntosh for the development of Saint Vincent
and the people of the Leeward coast in particular.
AND WHEREAS the estates were purchased on a debenture stock system
supported by the Colonial Office until such time as they were redeemed by
the people of Saint Vincent by the working of the said estates.
AND WHEREAS over the past 22 years the name Land Settlement re-
mained a misnomer and the working of the estates were mainly conducted
in prejudice of the former intention towards the people.
AND WHEREAS it is understood that active steps are now being taken to
hand over the lands of the estates to Colonial Development Corporation at
this stage of this Territory's constitutional change to perpetuate colonialism
and to keep the people for whom development was intended currently in
colonial domination so that estate plantation rule be passed from one set
of colonial masters to another.
AND WHEREAS it was only within recent times that opportunity
afforded Government to amend the Ordinance so that the Minister of
Lands could be able to have a say in the final destiny in the said Land
Settlement Estates and to see that the people get some recompense for
a venture intended for St. Vincent and its development.
BE IT RESOLVED that Government dispose of parts of the Richmond
estates to the people of the area for development of crops enunciated in
the Throne Speech and Budget Speech reciting Government's policy and
because of the Agricultural Co-operative Bank to be set up adequate funds
would be at their disposal to assist the said people in earning a living and
to take part in the development of their own country.
BE IT STILL FURTHER RESOLVED that lands for a housing sel eme as was
intended over the years be established at Richmond to house the people of
the area.
It being 5 o'clock the motion stood deferred until such time as the Speaker
may determine. (S.O. 21 para 51.
ADJOURNMENT :
Motion made and Question proposed that this Council do now adjourn.
Question put and agreed to.
Council adjourned accordingly at 5.05 p.m.

C. ST.C. DACON,
Speaker.

Confirmed this 21st day of September, 1967.

C. ST.C. DACON,
Speaker.









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1. Short title. These Regulations may be cited as the Post Office
(Amendment No. 2) Regulations, 1967, and shall be read as one with the
Post Office Regulations, 1938 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Regu-
lations) and all amendments thereto.

2. Regulation 48 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regu-
lation 48 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced with
the following:-
"48. In addition to the postage, a fee of fifteen cents shall be
charged for the registration of any postal article.'

3. Regulation 67 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regu-
lation 67 of the principal Regulations is her"by revoked and replaced with
the following :-
"67. On payment of a fee of fifteen cents, the sender of a registered
packet may arrange at th, office of posting, either at the time of posting
or subsequently, for an advice of its delivery to be sent to him. The fee
shall be paid by means of postage stamps affixed by the sender to the
form provided for the purpose."

4. Regulation 73 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regu-
lation 73 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced with
the following:-
"73. Inland Money Orders shall be issued and paid at the General
Post Office, and the District Post Offices at Barrouallie, Biabou, Calliaqua,
Chateaubelair, Clifton, Colonarie. Georgetown, Layou, Mesopotamia,
Port Elizabeth, Questelles and Troumaca."

5. Regulation 75 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regu-
lation 75 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced with
the following:-
"75. The Commission payable on Inland Money Orders shall be five
cents for each $4.80 or fractional part thereof."










112

6. Regulation 88 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regu-
lation 88 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced with
the following:-
"88. (1) The charges for private letter boxes shall be as follows,
payable in advance:-
From the 1st. day of January to the 31st day: of Deeember in any
year:-
(a) At the General Post Office, Kingstown:-
For a large box $15.00 per annum
For a medium box - $10.00 ,, ,,
For a smAll box $- 7.50 .

(b) At the Post Office, Georgetown:-
For a large box $10.00 per annum
For a small box $ 5.00 ,, .

(c) At the Post Office, Port Elizabeth:-
For a large box $10.00 per annum
For a small box $ 5.00 .
(2) A broken period of a year shall be reckoned as a full year ending
31st December, provided that for a broken period after 30th June, in any
year, half rate shall be payable in respect of that period ending 31st
December."

7. Regulation 95 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regu-
lation 95 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced with
the following:-
"95. A box-holder who loses his key may be issued with a duplicate
on payment of the sum of $2.50."

8. Regulation 98 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regu-
lation 98 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced with
the following:-
"98. The prepaid rate of postage on letters to the United Kingdom
and other parts of the Commonwealth generally, mandated territories
and Her Majesty's ships in Home or Foreign waters shall be six cents for
the first ounce, and three cents for each additional ounce or fraction
thereof; the rate to all other places shall be twelve cents for the first
ounce, and six cents for each additional ounce or fraction thereof."

9. Regulation 100 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced. Regu-
lation 100 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced with
the following:-










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"100. The prepaid rate of postage on every Post Card for a destina-
tion to which the six cents letter i'ate applies (as prescribed in regulation
98) shall be four cents and to all other destinations outside the Colony
shall be six cents."

10. Regulation 111 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced.
Regulation 111 of the principal Regulations is hereby .,yoked and replaced
with the following:-
"111. The rate of postage (which must be prepaid) on Printed
Papers and Commercial Papers shall be:-
(a) On Printed Paper-
five cents for the first two ounces or fraction of two ounces, and
three cents for each addition two ominces or fraction of two
ounces; except, that in the. case of newspapers only, the rale of
postage shall be three cents for every two ounces or fraction of
two ounces."

11. Regulation 149 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced.
Regulation 149 of the principal Reg ulations is hereby revoked and replaced
with the following:-
"149. Notice of the arrival of a parcel shall be s,,nt to the addressee
who must claim it at the Post Office and every parcel remaining unclaimed
at the Post Office for fourteen days after thie despatch of i.tification of
its arrival, shall be liable to a charge of ten cents per week or part of a
week in respect of such period of time in excess of the fourteen days after
the despatch of the notification.
Any parcel, the contents or value of which is discovered to have
been falsely declared, shall be liable to seizure and forfeiture. "

12. Regulation 150 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced.
Regulation 150 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced
with the following:-
"150. Parcels received from other countries, except the United
States of America, which remain undelivered after 28 days (exclusive
of the day of arrival), and which do not bear a definite request for aban-
donment, shall be returned to the Country of origin."

13. Regulation 165 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced.
Regulation 165 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced
with the following:-
"165. A delivery fee of fifteen cents, in addition to the amount of
the Trade Charge shall be paid by the addressee in respect of each parcel
and the amount of the Trade Charge when collected shall be remitted to
the sender without deduction."













14. Regulation 204 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced.
Regulation 2(4'of tie principal! R.eg.lations is hereby revoked and replaced
with the following:-
"204. The sums payable for insurance, including registration, shall
be as follows:-
Not exceeding- $48.00 . 20 cents
Exceeding $48.00 and not exceeding $96.00 .. 30 cents."

15. Regulation 211 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced.
Regulation 211 ol' the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced
with the following:-
"211. Subject to the limitations specified in the British Postal
Guide, letters, post-cards (except the reply halves of reply-paid post-
cards) printed and commercial papers and samples may be registered
for transmission abroad upon payment of a fee of fifteen cents in addi-
tion to the postage."

]l6. Regulation 221 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced.
Regulation 221 of tlie principal Regulations i.s hereby revoked and replaced
with the following:-
"221. The sender of registered correspondence addressed to any
country in the Postal Union may obtain an advice of its delivery on ap-
plication at. the office of posting, either at the time of po-.ng or subse-
wiently. The foe of fifteen cents shall be paid on application by postage
stamps affixed by the sender to a form provided for the purpose."

17. Regulation 222 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced.
Regulation 2122 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced
with the following:-
"222. Inquiry tis to the alleged loss or non-delivery of a registered
packet shall be accompanied by a fee of fifteen cents, and ;shall be made
upon the form used in applying for an advice of delivery."

18. Regulation 244 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced.
Regulation 244 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced
with the following:-
"244. Reply coupons shall not be issued in this Colony. Reply
coupons issued by other Postal Administrations shall be exchangeable at
any Money Order Office in this Colony for stamps valued as follows:-
International Coupons .. 12 cents
Commonwealth Coupons .. 6 cents."

19. Regulation 247 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced.
Regulation 247 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced
with the following:-












"247. Money Orders shall be issued and paid at the General Post
Office and at the District Post Offices at Barrouallie, Biabou, Calliaqua,
Chateaubelair, Clifton, Colonarie. Georgetown, Layou, Mesopotamia,
Port Elizabeth, Questelles and Trouniaca and such other offices to which
the system shall be from time to time extended."
20. Regulation 248 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced.
Regulation ,248 of the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced
with the following:-
"248. The rate of commission on Money Orders drawn on all places
beyond the Colony with which Money Orders are exchanged (except
Canada, Newfoundland and the United States of America) shall be as
follows:-
For every $4.80 or part thereof .. 10 cents."

21. Regulation 249 of principal Regulations amended. Regulation 249
of the principal Regulations is hereby amended by deleting paragraph (i)
appearing therein and substituting therefore the following:-
"(i) Money Orders drawn on Canada, NewfoindIand or the United
States of Ameri,.,a shall be expressed in Canadian or United States
of America dollars and the amount of sterling money deposited by
the remitt. rs (of such Money Orders) shall be converted into
Canadian or United States of America dollars according to the
formula set out in Table C or such other table or formula as may
be pres ribed by the Administrator in Co mcil and published in
the Gazette- from time to time. The rate of commission on the
above-mentioned Money Orders shall be ten cents for every dollar
or part thereof."
22. Regulation 258 of principal Regulations revoked and replaced.
Regulation 258 of the principal Regulation:; is hereby- revoked and replaced
with the following:-
"258. The remitter of an Order may request to be furnished with
an Advice of Payment of such Order. lT; such case, (and provided such
Advices are granted by the country of payment) he shall apply at the
office of issue, either at the time of issue or subsequently, and pay a fee
of fifteen cents by means of postage stamps affixed to a form which shall
be supplied by the Post Office. The Advice of Payment shall be sent to
the remitter on its return from the paying office."

23. Revocation. The following Regulations are hereby revoked:-
(a) Post Office (Amendment No. 3) Regulations, 1941 (S.R. & 0. No. 130
of 1941) ;
(b) Post Office (Amendment No. 2) Regulations, 1951 (S.R. & 0. No. 33
of 1951) :
(c) Post Office (Amendment) Regulations, 1957, (S.R. & 0. No. 51 of
1957).













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24. Commencement. These Regulations shall come into operation on
the 1st day of October, 1967, except that the provisions of these regulations
so far as they relate to Regulation 88(1)(a) shall not come into operation
until the 1st day of January, 1968.



Made by the Administrator in Council under section 22 of the Post
Office Ordinance (Cap. 134) this 19th day of September, 1967.


HUTSON L. MARTINDALE,
Clerk of Executive Council.


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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

No. 37.


A azetted 26t tember, 1967.)


BY THE INISTRATOR.

A LAMATION.

[ L. S. ]
II. GEORGE
Administrator.

Wn UREAS it is enacted by section 3 of the Marriaqua Village Council (1966
Elections) Ordinance, 1966 (No. 25 of 1966) (hereinafter referred to as the
Ordinance), that an election of members of the Marriaqua Village Council
under the provisions of the Ordinance shall be held on a day, and at such time
and place, as the Administrator in Council may appoint by Proclamation pub-
lished in the Gazette:

AND WHEREAS it is expedient that, after due nomination of candidates
held according to law, if necessary, an election to elect members for the Marri-
aqua Village Council shall be held on Monday the 4th day of December, 1967
at the polling station situate in the Mesopotamia Police Station:
Now, THEREFORE, I, HYWEL GEORGE, the Officer for the time being adminis-
tering the Government of this Island of Saint Vincent, pursuant to the authority
vested in me by the Ordinance and by virtue of all other powers enabling me
in that behalf, do hereby proclaim Monday the 4th day of December, 1967,
as the day on which, if necessary as aforesaid, an election of members of the
Marriaqua Village Council, under the provisions of the Ordinance shall be held
at the polling station hereinbefore mentioned during the hours provided
by By-Law 30 of the Marriaqua By-Laws, 1951 (S.R. & 0. No. 18 of 1951) as
amended.











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GIVEN under my hand and the Public Seal of the Island of Saint Vincent
at Government House in this said Island this 21st day of September,
One thousand nine hundred and sixty-seven and in the Sixteenth
Year of the Reign of Her Majestv QUEEN ELIZABETII THE
SECOND.

GOD SAVE THE-QUEEN!

(C.M. 96.)



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