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SA NT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE



1SublislCu TA l AUthAritY.


VO. 101.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 16 JANUARY, 1968. [No. 4.
VOL. 101.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 16 JANUARY, 1968. [No. 4.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.


No. 7.
PRESENTATION OF AWARDS.

His Ho nour the Administrator will make the following presentations of
awards on the occasion of a Police Display to be held at Victoria Park, on
Saturday 27th January, 1968 at 8.00 p.m.:-


Mr. FITZGERALD JAMES
Mrs. RUBY WINIFRED NEVERSON
Mrs. GRACE ALLEN
Mr. GORDON WEEKS
Mr. CYRIL EGERTON MCINTOSH, J.P.
A/S/P. ROBERT O'GARRO
1Mr. RUPERT EDWIN LOCKHART
Mr. CLYDE M ATTHEWS
Mr. SAMUEL AUGUSTUS NORRIS
IMrs. OLIVE VIOLA DOPWELL
Mrs. CLEOPATRA HAZELL
Insp. LEONARD ORLANDO PRIMUS
Station Sergeant ST. CLAIR
ROBINSON
Sergeant SYDNEY MURPHY
Government House,
16th January, 1968.
(G.H. 83.)


-M.B.E.
--B.E.M.
-Certifilate and Badge of Honour
- do.
- do.
- do.
- do.
- do.
- do.
- do.
- do.
-Clasp for Col. Pol. Long Service Medal
- do.

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14, SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 16 JANUARY, 1968.-(No. 4.)


No. 8.
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

It is notified for general information that the Statutory meeting of the
Legislative Council which was to have taken place on 4th January, 1968 has
now been fixed for Thursday, 18th January, 1968 at 10.00 a.m.
The Order Paper for this meeting is published with this issue of the Gazette.
A cordial invitation is extended to the General Public.


0. S. BARROW,
Clerk of the Legislative Council.


16th January, 1968.
(L.C. 2.)


No. 9.
WAGES COUNCIL.

By virtue of the provisions of Sections 1 and 8 of the First Schedule to the
Wages Council Ordinance, 1953 (No. 1 of 1953) the Administrator in Council
has been pleased to make the following appointments for a period of one year
as from 1st December, 1967:-

AGRICULTURAL WORKERS WAGES COUNCIL


D. S. COZIER, Esq., Chairman
THEO ROBERTS, Esq.
F. H. SCOTT, Esq.


L. L. PUNNETT, Esq.
M. BARNARD, Esq.
Mrs. ENID WALKER


Independent Members



Representing Employers


FRANK BRANCH, Esq.
BURNS BONADIE, Esq. t Representing Workers
GEORGE BAILEY, Esq. J
R. I. SAMUEL, Esq. Labour Inspector-Secretary.

DOMESTIC SERVANTS WAGES COUNCIL


D. S. COZIER, Esq., Chairman
THEO ROBERTS, Esq.
Mrs. 0 'N. BARROW

Mrs. LUCILLE EUSTACE
Mrs. MARGARET CATO
Miss NESTA PAYNTER

Miss SARAH DELLIMORE
Miss LORNA CAMPBELL
Mr. F. E. WILLIAMS


Independent Members



Representing Employers



Representing Employees


R. I. SAMUEL, Esq. Labour Inspector-Secretary.

INDUSTRIAL WORKERS WAGES COUNCIL


D. S. COZIER, Esq., Chairman
THEO ROBERTS, Esq.
MICHAEL DEFREITAS, Esq.


F. DENOBRIGA, Esq.
F: GONSALVES, Esq.
D. DEAR, Esq.


Independent Members



Representing Employers


REX FRASER, Esq. 1
BURNS BONADIE, Esq. Representing Employees
GEORGE L. BAILEY, Esq. J
R. I. SAMUEL, Esq. Labour Inspector-Secretary.













SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 16 JANUARY, 1968.-(No. 4.)


PORT WORKERS WAGES COUNCIL


D. S. COZIER, Esq., Chairman
TIIEO ROBERTS, Esq.
A. C. HILLOCKS, Esq.


C. KEIZER, Esq.,
GEORGE FORDE, Esq.
JEFFREY GUNN, Esq.

JE1,RY HAYWOOD, Esq.
GABRIEL FORDE, Esq.
E. M. ISRAEL, Esq.


Independent Members



Representing Employers



Representing Employees


R. I. SAMUEL, Esq. Labour Inspector-Secretary.

SHOP ASSISTANTS WAGES COUNCIL


D. S. COZIER, Esq., Chairman
TIIEO ROBERTS, Esq.
SYDNEY DEANE, Esq.

C. O. ROBERTS, Esq.
SANDFORD VEIRA, Esq.
ARTHUR CONNELL, Esq.


Independent Members



Representing Employers


Mrs. VIOLET MALONEY 1
E. M. ISRAEL, Esq. } Representing Employees
LEON HUGGINS, Esq. J
R. I. SAMUEL, Esq. Labour Inspector-Secretary.

16th January, 1968.

No. 10.
MINISTRY OF TRADE, PRODUCTION, LABOUR AND TOURISM

INFORMATION

RECRUITMENT OF AGRICULTURAL WORKERS TO THE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

The following named persons. who were recruited to the United States of
America by the Government of Saint Vincent Department of Labour on the
9th November, 1967 to work in the harvesting of that country's Sugar Crop,
breached their contracts and as a consequence, were repatriated to Saint Vincent.
2. The major part of the cost of their transportation to the U.S.A., and
back to Saint Vincent falls to be met by the Government of St. Vincent in view
of the fact that the men worked for such a short time.


Wilfred Garrick
Charles Joseph
Tyrell Taylor
Eardley John
(otherwise called Prescod)
Rudolph Sutherland
5th December, 1967.


No. 11.


APPOINTMENT.


His Honour the Administrator has
approved the appointment of Mr. HUGH
STEWART as Agricultural Officer, Exten-
sion Services, Ministry of Trade, Pro-
duntion, Labour and Tourism with effect
from 18th September, 1967,
16th January, 1968.


V-760588
V-760591
V-760590
V-760532


Georgetown
Chester Cottage
Buccament
Byera Village


V-760542 Kingstown Hill


No. 12.


BANK HOLIDAY.


Under the Bank Holidays Ordinance,
Monday, the 22nd January, 1968 (Dis-
covery Day), being a Bank Holiday, all
Public Offices will be closed on that day.
16th January, 1968.












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No. 6.
TENDERS FOR MOTOR CAR SERVICE.

Sealed Tenders are invited for the
provision of motor car service for the
conveyance of public officers during
1968.
The Tenders submitted should contain
particulars of the charges proposed to
be made for waiting. Rates submitted
should not exceed those contained in
Stalutory Rules and Orders No. 13 of
1952.
The contract will be terminated by
one month's' notice on either side, and
the person to whom the contract is
awarded will be required to enter into
a bond with Government for the satis-
factory performance of the contract.
Tenders close at 3.00 p.m. on Thurs-
day, 25th January, 1968 and should be
addressed ) tolh, Secretary, Central
Supply !'i l.i- Board, Ministry of
Finance, Kingstown, and ditinctly
marked on the envelope "Tenders for
Motor Car Service".
governmentt does not bind itself to
accept the lowest or any tender.
Ministry of Finance.
9th January, 1968.

By Command,

O. E. LEIGERTWOOD,
Establishment Officer.

ESTABLISHMENT OFFICE,
16th January, 1968.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.


EDUCATION NOTICE.

EVENING CLASSES 1967/68

TERM II.

Classes for Term II, 1967/68 will
commence on Tuesday, 23rd January,
1968.
Completed Registration Forms to-
gether with Treasury Receipts for
Classes must be returned to the Educa-
tion Department before the above date,
please.

THEODORE V. KEANE,
Education Officer.
,th January, 1968.


POLICE NOTICE.


Notice is hereby given that the Chief
of Police acting in accordance with the
provisions of Section 13 (3) of Ordin-
ance No. 30 of 1956, has approved the
use of Messrs. Texaco West Indies Ltd.,
Arm .is Vale for the storage of Banana
Spray 0il.
The amount stored at any one time
shall not exceed twenty-five tons.

S. A. ANDERSON,
Chief of Police.
1-th January, 1968.


PUBLIC LIBRARY NOTICE.

It is notified for general information
that a new branch Library was opened
in Canouan on 13th December, 1967.
Miss Agnita Sandy has been appointed
the first Librarian for the new Library.

L. ALLEN-SMALL,
Librarian.
9th January, 1968.


INCOME TAX NOTICES.

TO GOVERNMENT OFFICERS

All Government Officers are hereby
reminded that the latest date for the
submission of Income Tax Returns for
assessment in the year 1968 is the 31st
January, and that failure to give notice
of chargeability is an offence against
the Income Tax Ordinance, rendering
the person concerned liable on convic-
tion to a fine not exceeding ONE
TIIOUSAND DOLLARS and in default
of payment to imprisonment with or
without hard labour for a term not
exceeding four months, and after
judgement has been given for that
penalty to a further penalty of fifty
dollar for every day during which the
refusal, failure or neglect to render any
document continues.

2. EVERY PERSON whose income
accruing in, derived from the Colony
or elsewhere and whether received in
the Colony or not for the preceding
year, exceeded the statutory limit of
$600.00 is required to submit a return
on the prescribed form notwithstand-
ing that on account of approved de-
ductions no taP may eventually be
chargeable, and particular attention
is directed to the fact that the term
"income" is deemed to include not only
money but also allowances in kind.












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3. Efforts are being made to send
forms to such persons through their
Heads of Departments. It is to be
clearly understood, however, that the
Income Tax Department is under no
obligation to send a return to anyone
and that a person is not exonerated
from the statutory liability of making
a return even though a form may not
have been received from the Depart-
ment. Forms may be obtained, on
application, at the Revenue Offices at
Georgetown, Barrouallie, Bequia and
Union Island, or in any other district
from the Police Station situate therein,
or from the Income Tax Office. Kings-
town. where any person requiring in-
formation in connection therewith is
invited to enquire.
4. Where Officers are in receipt of
income other than salaries, the form
should include particulars thereof and
should be accompanied by the neces-
sary supporting statements.

N. R. CUMMINGS,
Comptroller of Inland Revenue (Ag.)

Inland Revenue Office,
Kingstown,
3rd January, 1968.


TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

Every person concerned, not being
a Government Officer, is hereby re-
minded that the latest date for the sub-
mission of Incc a,. Tax Returns for
assessment in the year 1968 is the 31st
March, and that failure to give notice
of chargeability is an offence against
the Income Tax Ordinance rendering
the person concerned liable on sum-
mary conviction to a penalty not ex-
ceeding ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS
and in default of payment to imprison-
ment with or without hard labour for
a term not exceeding four months, and


after judgement has been given for
that penalty to a further penalty of
fifty dollars for every day during
which the refusal, failure or neglect
to render any document continues.
2. EVERY PERSON whose income
accruing in, derived from the Colony
or elsewhere and whether received in
the Colony or not for the preceding
year. exceeded the statutory limit of
$600.00 is required to submit a return
in the prescribed form notwithstand-
ing that on account of approved de-
:ductiions no tax may eventually be
chargeable, and particular attention is
directed to the fact that the term
"income" is deemed to include not only
money but also allowances in kind.
3. Efforts are being made to send
forms to such persons. It is to be
clearly understood, however, that the
Income Tax Department is under no
obligation to send a return form to
anyone and that a person is not exoner-
ated from the statutory liability of
making a return even though a form
may not have been received from the
Department. Forms may be obtained,
on application, at the Revenue Offices
at Georgetown, Barrouallie, Bequia and
Union Island, or in any other district
from the Police Station situate therein
or from the Income Tax Department,
King:town. where any person requir-
ing information in connection there-
with is invited to enquire.
4. The form correctly completed
should be accompanied by all neces-
sary statements. Specimens of the
form of account required from small
traders and from occupiers or culti-
vators of land will be supplied on
request.

N. R. CUMMINGS.
Comptroller of Inland Revenue (Ag.)

Inland Revenue Office,
Kingstown,
3rd January, 1968.


Wages Regulations Proposals

PROPOSALS ONLY-To be posted until 24th January, 1968.

Further notice will be given if a Wages Regulation Order is made giving
effect to the proposals set out hereunder.

WAGES COUNCIL ORDER NO. 1 OF 1968.

THE DOMESTIC SERVANTS WAGES COUNCIL.

The Domestic Servants Wages Council hereby gives notice of its intention
to submit to the Administrator proposals for fixing the Statutory minimum
remuneration and holidays with pay specified in the Schedule below.
The Wages Council will consider any written representation with respect
to these proposals sent to it within 14 days from 9th day of January 1968.
Any such representation should be signed by the person making the same.












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(giving his or her address) and sent to the Secretary of the Wages Council.
Copies of the proposals can also be obtained from the Secretary of the Wages
Council.
It is desirable that persons making objection should state the precise
grounds of their objections.
Dated this 20th day of December 1967. Issued by the Order of the
Domestic Servants Wages Council.
R. IR.VI SAMUEL,
Secretary.
Ministry for Trade, Production, Labour & Tourism.
Department of Labour,
Kingstown.

SCHEDULE

WAGES RATES AND HOURS OF WORK
1. The minimum rate of wages to be paid to domestic workers shall be
as follows:-
With Meals Without Meals
$25.00 per month $43.00 per month
Provided that persons working for the first time as domestics without
adequate reference shall be on probation for a period of six months and shall
be paid at the minimum rates as follows:-
With Meals Without Meals
$20.00 per month $35.00 per month
Any domestic servant employed on a day to day basis shall be paid at the
minimum rate of $1.40 per day for an eight hour day, without meals.
flours of work shall not exceed ten in the day.
During the hours of work. breaks of two hours shall be allowed, which
shall include one hour for meals.
Whenever it is necessary to keep a domestic worker at work on special
occasions, the employer shall be required to give this extra time off to her on
another day of the week.
WEEKLY REST PERIOD.
2. Every domestic worker shall be granted one free afternoon in each
week, and in addition one free Sunday in each month or 1/ day on two
Sunday of each month.
HOLIDAYS WITH PAY
3. Every domestic worker shall be entitled to one w .ek holiday with
full pay after 12 months continuous service with one employer and two
weeks holidays with full pay for every subsequent period of twelve months.
This holiday is to be given within one month of its becoming due, but at the
request of the domestic worker may be deferred to a later date.
Provided that every domestic shall, in addition to the above be entitled
to one week holiday with full pay on the production of a medical certificate
should she become ill after the completion of six months continuous service
with one employer.



WAGES REGULATION PROPOSALS

PROPOSALS ONLY-To be posted until 9th February, 1968

Further notice will be given if a Wages Regulation Order is made giving
effect to the proposals set out hereunder.

WAGES COUNCIL ORDER NO. 2 OF 1968.
THE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS WAGES COUNCIL.
The Industrial Workers Wages Council hereby gives notice of its inten-
tion to submit to the Administrator, proposals for fixing the Statutory mini-
mum remuneration and holidays with pay specified in the Schedule I below.













SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 16 JANUARY, 1968.-(No. 4.) 19.


The Wages Council will consider any written representation with respect
to these proposals sent to it within 14- days of the 23rd day of January, 1968.
Any such representation should be signed by the persons making the same-
(giving his or her address) and sent to the Secretary of the Wages Council.
Copies of the propo-als can also be obtained fiom the Secretary of the Wages.
Council.
It is desirable that persons making objections should state precise
grounds of their objections.
Dated this 10th day of January, 1!i38. Issued by the Order of the Indus-
trial Workers Wages Council.

R. IRVIN SAMUEL,
Secretary.
Ministry for Trade, Production, Labour & Tourism,
Department of Labour,
Bay Street,
Kingstown.



SCHEDULE I

MINIMUM REMUNERATION FOR TIME WORK
1. The minimum remuneration to be pa;d to workers to whom this Order
applies, employed on time work, shall be as follow<:-
(a) Workers in Industrial Under making set out in paragraphs (a), (e)
and (d) of the Schedule to Wages Council (Industrial Undertakings) Order.
1958 (S.R. & 0. 1958. No. 25)-
Men ...... ...... $2.60 per day for a day of 8 hours
Women ...... ...... $2.10 per day for a day of 8 hours
(b) Workers in Industrial Undertakings set out in paragraph (b) of the
Schedule to the Wages Council (Industrial Undertakings), Order, 1958-
Men ...... ...... $3.00 p-r day for a day of 8 hours
Women ...... ...... $2.40 per day for a day of 8 hours

MINIMUM REMUNERATION FOR OVERTIME
2. Whenever a worker to whom this Order appl es, employed on a time
work, works, with the consent of his employer, for more than 8 hours on any
ordinary day, he shall be paid for every hour or part thereof time and a half,
and for all work done on Sundays and public Holidays, double time: Pro-
vided that this does not apply to workers employed in the shift system but
whose total earnings shall not be less than the daily minimum wage when
such earnings are divided by the number of days worked in the period,
whether paid on a weekly, forthnightly, or monthly basis.

MINIMUM REMUNERATION FOR WATCHMEN
3. Any watchman employed in Industrial Undertakings to whom this
Order applies shall be paid the minimum remuneration as follows:-
(a) Watchmen employed in Industrial Undertakings set out in para-
graphs (a), (c), and (d) of the Schedule to the Wages Council (Industrial
Undertakings) Order, 1958, shall be paid $2.60 per shift of 12 hours.
(b) Watchmen employed in Indu trial Undertakings set out in para-
graph (b) of the Wages Council (Industrial Undertakings) Order, 1958, shall
be paid $3.00 per shift of 12 hours.
Provided that watchmen shall not be required to work overtime, nor
shall they be entitled to be paid at overtime rates for work done on Sundays
or public holidays.

MINIMUM REMUNERATION FOR PIECE WORK AND TASK WORK
4. The minimum remuneration to be paid to workers to whom this Order
applies, when employed on piece work for a period of 8 hours shall not be
paid less than the daily minimum wage.













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HOLIDAYS WITH PAY
5. Every worker to whom this Order applies shall be entitled to holi-
days with pay as follows:-
(a) 14 working days holidays with pay for 201 days and over worked
(b) 12 ,, .. ,. ,,,,. 176-200 days worked
(c) 10 . ,. . 151- 175 .
(d) b8 ,, ,, ,, 126-150 ,,
(e) 6 ,, ,, ,, 100- 125 ,
Provided tha a worker shall not be entitled to more than 14 days holi-
days with pay in any one year.
Provided further that a worker shall, in addition to the above be entitled
to 7 days sick leave with full pay on the production of a Medical Certificate.
Provided further still that a worker shall not be entitled to more than
7 days sick leave with pay in any one year.


NOTICE

WORKERS TO WHOM THINS ORDER. APPLIES; AS PROVIDED BY
THE WAGES COUNCIL INDUSTRIALI UNDERTAKINGS)
ORDER, 1958.

Any worker employed by any person, firm, association, corporation or
undertaking (not including workers to whom theWages Council (Agricultural)
Order, 1956 and the Wages Council (Port Workers) Order, 1957, apply)
engaged in connection with the following industrial undertakings:-
(a) Mines, quarries, and other works for the extraction of minerals from
the earth.
(b) Industries in which articles ia e amnufactured, altered, cleaned, re-
paired, ornamented, finished, adapted for sale, broken up, demolished, or in
which materials are transformed, including ship-building, and the generation,
transformation and transmission of electricity and motive power of any kind.
(c) Construction, reconstruction, maintenance, repair, alteration or de-
molition of any building, harbour, dock, pier, canal, inland waterway, road.
tunnel, bridge, viaduct, sewer, drain, well, telegraphic, or telephone instala-
tion, electrical undertaking, water-work or other work of construction as
well as the preparation for or laying of the foundation of any such work or
structure.
(d) Transport of passengers or goods (including agricultural produce
and fertilizers) by road or waterway (but excluding transport by hand and
inter island transport).

N.B.: This NOTE does not form part of this Order, but is merely added for convenience.


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