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SAINT VINCENT



GOVERNMENT GAZETTE


103.] SAINT Vlis b DAY, 27 JANUARY, 1970. [Nrito. 6.


VOL. 103.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 27 JANUARY, 1970. [No. 6.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.

No. 32.
APPOINTMENTS

The following persons have been ap-
pointed as Public Health Inspectors
(R.S.H. Grade) in the Public Health Di-
vision of the Medical and Health Depart-
ment, Ministry for Education and Health,
with effect from 1st August, 1969:-
Mr. PERCIVAL BRERETON
Mr. STANLEY JOHN
Mr. ALRIC FRANCIS
27th January,1970.

No. 33.
TERMINATION OF APPOINTMENT

In accordance with the Public Service
Commission Regulation 30 of S.R. & 0.
48/63, the services of Mr. GRAFTON
GREAVES, Junior Binder, Government
Printery, Ministry for Home Affairs, have
been terminated as at 30th September,
1969.
27th January, 1970.

No. 34.
VACANT POSTS.

GIBL's HIGH SCHOOL-SAINT VINCENT

Applications are invited from suitably
qualified persons to teach the following
subjects.
(a) English
(b) Modern Languages


(c) Physical Education and General
Science or Health Science.
(d) Mathematics
(e) History and/or Geography.
Qualifications:
Applicants should possess a Univer-
sity Degree or its equivalent.
Salary:
Appointment will be made in the
following scale and the starting point
will be on qualifications and experi-
ence:-
$4,344 x $180-$5,604 x $240-$6,084.
Appointment:
The appointment may be either on a
permanent and pensionable basis or
on agreement terms for a period of
not less than two and not more than
three years.
Applications should include copies of
two (2) testimonials and Curriculum
Vitae and should be forwarded not later
than 28th February, 1970 to:-
The Chief Personnel Officer
The Service Commissions Department
Kingstown
St. Vincent
West Indies


No. 35.
CENTRAL WATER AUTHORITY

Applications are invited from suitably
qualified persons for the following posi-
tions in the Central Water Authority.














70 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 27 JANUARY, 1970.-(No. 6.)


1. Executive Officer in the scale
$3,336 x 144-$3,624 x $180-$4,344.
2. Clerk-in the scale $2,160 x 120-
$2,760 x $144-$3,624.
3. Clerk/Typist-in the scale $2,160 x
$120-$2,760 x $144-$3,624.
Appointment may be made within the
salary ranges depending on qualifications
and experience.
Applications, giving details of age,
qualifications and experience, together
with two recent testimonials should be
addressed to the Manager, Central
Wacer Authority, to reach him not later
than 9th February, 1970.
27th January, 1970.



No. 26.
POST OF JUNIOR ROAD OVERSEER, PUBLIC
WORKS DEPARTMENT, M.C.W. & L.

Applications are invited from suitably
qualified persons for appointment to
four (4) vacant pensionable posts of
Junior District Overseer of Roads, Roads
Division, in the Ministry for Communi-
cations, Works and Labour.
Salary:
In the scale (T.1-2) $1,392 x $84-
$1,500 x $96-$2,040 x $120-$2,280/
32,400 x $120 $2,880. Transport
allowance is payable in accordance
with existing local regulations.
Duties
Overseers are required to carry out
the day to day supervision of main-
tenance and construction work on the
roads of all classes in the districts to
which they are assigned. Successful
applicants will be required to reside
anc work in any of the Road Districts
in St. Vincent or the Grenadines.
Qualification:-
Applicants who possess 'O' Level
G.C.E. Certificates in Mathematics and
English or have experience in the
building trades may be given prefer-
ence.
Applications together with two refer-
ences should be sent to the Chief Person-
nel Officer, Service Commissions Depart-
ment to reach him not later than 4th
February, 1970.
Persons who applied for posts of Senior
Road Overseer in 1969, and were inter-
viewed by the Public Service Commission
but were unsuccessful should state in
writing whether or not they wish to be
considered for the above post.
No. 37.

GEORGETOWN TOWN BOARD

Applications are invited for the post of
Librarian at the Georgetown Public Li-
brary.


Qualifications:
Applicants must have a school leav-
ing Certificate.
Previous experience in Library work
is not necessary.
Salary:
The post carries a salary at the rate
of $480.00 per annum.
Applicants should apply in their own
hand-writing. Applications should be
addressed to the Chairman of the
Georgetown Town Board, to reach him
not later than 15th February.



No. 38.
Applications are invited from suitably
qualified persons for appointment to the
post of Handicraft Instructress at the
Blind Welfare Centre Kingstown.
The person should have both training
and experience in the production and
teaching of handicrafts. Experience in
keeping accounts will be an advantage.
The post is not pensionable. Salary
will be in the scale $936 x $36-$1,080 x
$48-$1,272. The starting point will de-
pend on the qualifications and experience
of the applicant.
Applications must be addressed to the
Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Housing,
Local Government and Community De-
velopment, Kingstown, St. Vincent, to
reach him not later than 15th February,
!970.


No. 27.
Applications are invited from suit-
ably qualified persons for appointment
as Prison Offleers in the St. Vincent
Prison Service.
Candidates should be between the
ages of 23 and 35 years, should be at
least 5' 9" in height with chest at least
36 inches (expanded) and should have
attained the Primary School Leaving
Certificate. Persons possessing subjects
at G.C.E. '0' Level or its equivalent
may be appointed direct as 1st Class
Prison Officers.
Successful applicants will be re-
quired to undergo a training course for
Prison Officers in Trinidad and Tobago
as soon as possible after appointment
and on successful completion may be
appointed 1st Class Prison Officers-if
not already in that Grade.
Applicants must be recommended by
at least two prominent and reputable
citizens.
Salary will be in the scales:-
(a) 2nd Class-$1,320 x $60-$1,380
/$1,464 x $84-$1,968 x $96-
$2,064.













SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 27 JANUARY, 1970.-(No. 6.) 71


(b) 1st Class-$2,088 x $96-$2,280.
The following allowances will also
be paid if applicants qualify for
them:-
1. Duty
2. Good Conduct
3. House
Further particulars can be obtained
Prom the Superintendent of Prisons,
Prisons Department, Ministry for
Home Affairs.
Applications, in the applicant's own
handwriting should be addressed to the
Chief Personnel Officer, Service Com-
missions Department, Kingstown, and
should reach him not later than 28th
January, 1970.

20th January, 1970.



No. 16.
TRAINING IN CANADA-COMMON-
WEALTH CARIBBEAN ASSISTANCE
PROGRAMME 1970.


Applications are invited from suitably
qualified persons for the award of Schol-
arships to Canada for the Academic Year
1970/71, subject to the provision of funds
under the Canadian Caribbean Pro-
gramme.
a) Technical and Vocational Courses
(successful applicants to return to
teach)
Electrical Engineering
Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning
Brickwork and Masonry
Plumbing and Pipe-fitting
Technical Drawing.
b) Other Courses
Sanitary Engineering Technology
Hotel Management
c) Group Programmes
Public Administration
Accounting
Agricultural Marketing
Candidates for courses at a) and b)
should possess a minimum of five (5)
G.C.E. '0' Level passes including English,
Mathematics and a relevant Science
subject, to gain entrance to a Canadian
Institute of Technology.
Candidates for the Group Programmes
must be Government officers or employed
by a Statutory Board.
Successful candidates will be required
to sign a Bond with Sureties.
Applications-on Form Ti-should be
addressed to the Chief Personnel Officer
(marked attention: Training Officer) to
arrive by January 26th, 1970.

MARY E. MORGAN,
Training Officer.
8th January, 1970.


No. 39.
NOTICE
SATURDAY HALF HOLIDAY

On the 29th November last it was an-
nounced in a radio release, that Govern-
ment had decided to postpone the intro-
duction of the change of the half holiday
from Wednesday to Saturday for the
Business places, so that further consid-
eration could be given to representation
made by individuals and other organisa-
tions.
Cabinet at a meeting held on Thursday
15th January, 1970, gave very careful
thought to the matter, taking into ac-
count the different views expressed, and
has now decided to introduce the change
for a trial period of three months start-
ing from 15th February, 1970, during
which time the merchants and other per-
sons concerned will be better able to as-
sess how the changeover affects their
business and other activities.
Premier's Office,
KINGSTOWN.
26th January, 1970.

No. 40.
DISTRICT COUNCIL/TOWN BOARD

The following persons have been
elected as the Chairman of his District
Council/Town Board:-
Mr. WALTER BYNOE
-Bequia District Council
Mr. SAMUEL BALLANTYNE
-Kingstown Board
Mrs. VELMA BROWNE
-Marriaqua Village Council
Mr. ERIC ALEXANDER
-Calliaqua Town Board
Mr. LEONARD ADAMS
-Barrouallie Town Board
Mr. AUGUSTUS FERDINAND
-Troumaca Village Council

No. 41.
SUPPLEMENT TO GAZETTE.

Copies of the Minutes of the Second
and Third Sittings of the First Session
of the House of Assembly held at the
Assembly Chamber on the 11th and 18th
December, 1969 are published with this
issue of the Gazette, and may be seen at
Government Office, the Kingstown Li-
brary and all Revenue Offices.
27th January, 1970.

No. 42.
LEGISLATION.

The following Documents are published
with this issue of the Gazette:-
S.R. & 0. No. 2.-The Census Regula-
tions, 1970.
S.R. & 0. No. 3.-The Census (1970)
Order.
S.R. & 0. No. 4.-Shops (Hours of Open-
ing and Employment) (Amendment)
Order, 1970.
27th January, 1970.

















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 27 JANUARY, 1970.-(No. 6.)


No. 43.


JUSTICES OF THE PEACE


The following list of Justices of the Peace for the
general information:-


State is published for


Name


.richer, V. D., M.B.E.
Ash, Reginald
-ralcombe, Basil
Balfour, Ralph
allah, Esau
Leach, Victoria
Ramble, James
Browne, C. F.
lirowne, L. W.
Cambridge, Donald
Charles, Clive
Connell, S. C., M.B.E.
c.unnell, Selwyn
Cox, J. H. D.
Cozier, D. S., O.B.E.
ijaisley, H. E. A.
Dos Santos, A. B. C.
Davis, H. A., O.B.E.
Dougan, John A.
Drayton, Alonzo D.
Dyer, George A.
tistace, R. N.
Falby, W. A.
Fraser, G. L.
Hadley, W. A., C.B.E.
Harris, Daniel
Harvey, Norris
Hazell, Claude
John, Errey B.
John, Lancelot O'Carol
Kirby, D. I. A. Earle
Maingot, Everard L.
Mason, Leon
McIntosh, Cyril
McIntosh, 6ydney V., M.B.E.
McMillan, Dr. K. J. E., M.B.E.
Minors, Rupert
Morgan, Charles E.
Morris, Stanley
Neverson, Albert
Ollivierre, Louis
Phillips, W. A.
Prescod, C. W., I.S.O.
Punnett, Duncan
Punnett, Langley
Richards, Egerton
Richards, B. A.
Robertson, Alvin
Sandy, G. M., M.B.E.
Saunders, T. M.
Stephens, George
Sutton, Clyde
Waithe, James
Woods, J. D.
Young, H. F.
Young, V. T.


Profession, Occupation
or Calling

Retired Civil Servant
Merchant
Planter
Planter
Retired Head Teacher
Proprietress
Peasant Proprietor
Retired Inspector of Schools
Retired Agricultural Officer
Shopkeeper
Retired Agricultural Officer
Retired Civil Servant
Merchant
Retired Civil Servant
Company Director
Retired Head Teacher
Planter
Merchant
Proprietor
Proprietor
[Peasant Proprietor
Merchant
Proprietor
,Civil Servant
'Planter
Merchant
Proprietor
Peasant Proprietor
Retired Inspector of Schools
Overseer
Veterinary Officer
Proprietor
Dispenser
Proprietor
Planter
Medical Practitioner
Estate Manager
'Proprietor
Head Teacher
Planter
Proprietor
Planter
Retired Inspector of Schools
Planter
Planter
Peasant Proprietor
Retired Civil Servant
Planter
Retired School Teacher
Retired Civil Servant
Retired School Teacher
Building Contractor
Cabinet Maker
School Teacher
Proprietor
Retired Civil Servant


Place of
Residence


Kingstown
Barrouallie
Sans Souci
Canouan
Biabou
Colonarie
Biabou
Kingstown
Edinboro
Layou
Layou
Kingstown
Barrouallie
Kingstown
Kingstown
Stubbs
Indian Bay
Montrose
Calliaqua
Mesopotamia
Spring Village
Edinboro
Stubbs
Cane Garden
Union Estate
Bequia
Union Island
Bequia
Kingstown
Orange Hill
Kingstown
Montrose
Georgetown
Bequia
Bequia
Kingstown
Mesopotamia
Chateaubelair
Kingstown
New Grounds
Bequia
Brighton
Kingstown
Pembroke
Penniston
Brighton
Montrose
Rose Hall
New Montrose
Cane Garden
Ratho Mill
Georgetown
Lowmans (Wd.)
Canouan
Layou
New Montrose














SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 27 JANUARY, 1970.-(No. 6.) 73


The following persons are ex-officio Justices of the Peace:-
(1) The Magistrates of the State (Section 10 of Cap. 12)
(2) Every Officer of the Royal St. Vincent Police Force (Section 23 (3)
of Ordinance No. 48 of 1947.

By Command,

C. IVOR MARTIN,
Permanent Secretary,
Premier's Office.
PREMIER'S OFFICE,
ST. VINCENT.
20th January, 1970.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.



SAINT VINCENT.
BY AUTHORITY OF THE REGISTRA-
TION OF UNITED KINGDOM PATENTS
ORDINANCE CHAPTER 156 OF THE
REVISED EDITION OF THE LAWS OF
ST. VINCENT,1926.

Gazetted 27th January, 1970.

APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF
U.K. PATENT No. 1,031,490.

In accordance with the requirement of
Section 3 of the Registration of the
United Kingdom Patents Ordinance No-
tice is hereby given that an application
was made on 12th December, 1969, by
J. R. GEIGY A.G., a body corporate or-
ganised according to the laws of Switz-
erland of 215 Schwarzwaldallee, Basle,
Switzerland for the Registration of a
Patent in respect of an invention in re-
lation to "NEW PYRAZOLYL CARBA-
MIC ACID DERIVATIVES AND PRO-
CESSES FOR PRODUCTION".
Any person may at any time within
TWO MONTHS from the date of publica-
tion of this advertisement give notice
to the Registrar of opposition to the issue
of a certificate of registration upon any
of the grounds prescribed by Section 27
of the Patents Ordinance (Cap. 155) for
opposition to the grant of Letter Patent.
The relevant sub-section of section 27
of the Patents Ordinance referred to
above reads thus:
"27 (1) Any person may at any time
within two months from the date of the
advertisement of the acceptance of a
complete specification, give notice at the
Registry of Patents of opposition to the
grant of the Patent, on the ground of the
applicant having obtained the invention
from him, or from a person of whom he
is the Legal representative, or on


the ground that the invention has been
patented in the Colony, on an applica-
tion of prior date, but on no other
ground".


A. E. CATO,
Deputy Registrar of Patents.


The Patent Office,
c/o the Registry,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent.


SAINT VINCENT.

BY AUTHORITY OF THE REGISTRA-
TION OF UNITED KINGDOM PATENTS
ORDINANCE CHAPTER 156 OF THE
REVISED EDITION OF THE LAWS OF
ST. VINCENT,1926.

APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF
U.K. PATENT No. 1,040,541

Gazetted 27th January, 1970.

In accordance with the requirement of
Section 3 of the Registration of the
United Kingdom Patents Ordinance No-
tice is hereby given that an application
was made on 12th day of December, 1969,
by MAY & BAKER LIMITED, a British
Company, of Dagenham, Essex, through
Edward Alexander Clavier Hughes, Esq.,
for the registration of a Patent in respect
of an invention in relation to HERBICI-
DAL COMPOSITIONS".
Any person may at any time within
TWO MONTHS from the date of publica-
tion of this advertisement give notice
to the Registrar of opposition to the issue
of a certificate of registration upon any
of the grounds prescribed by Section 27
of the Patents Ordinance (Cap. 155) for
opposition to the grant of Letter Patent.
The relevant sub-section of section 27
of the Patents Ordinance referred to
above reads thus:
"27 (1) Any person may at any time
within two months from the date of the
















74 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 27 JANUARY, 1970.-


advertisement of the acceptance of a
complete specification, give notice at the
Registry of Patents of opposition to the
grant of the Patent, on the ground of the
applicant having obtained the invention
from him, or from a person of whom he
is the Legal representative, or on
the ground that the invention has been
patented in the Colony, on an applica-
ticn of prior date, but on no other
ground".

A. E. CATO,
Deputy Registrar of Patents.
The Patent Office,
c/o the Registry,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent.



ST. VINCENT
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
A.D. 1970

FEBRUARY CRIMINAL ASSIZES

Notice is hereby given that a sitting of
the Supreme Court of the West Indies
Associated States in its CRIMINAL
JURISDICTION will be held at the Court
House, Kingstown, on Tuesday, 3rd
February, 1970, at 10.09 o'clock in the
forenoon and continuing.
All parties concerned, also such persons
as are bound over by recognizance to
prosecute, answer charges or give evi-


dence or summoned as Jurors or wit-
nesses, are hereby commanded to give
their personal attention and attendance.

By Command,

A. T. WOODS,
Registrar of the High Court.

Registrar's Chambers,
Kingstown,
S7. VINCENT.
1eth January, 1970.



SAINT VINCENT.
TREASURY NOTICE.

LAND AND HOUSE TAX DEPARTMENT.

It is hereby notified for general infor-
mation that Warrants will be issued to
bailiffs f,,i: the several districts for the
recovery of ail outstanding Land and
House Tax which after the 31st day of
January, 1970 still remain unpaid. This
publication shall be a sufficient notice
to all defaulters.

A. J. DaSILVA,
Accountant General.
Treasury Chambers,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent,
.11i January, 1970.
(3 ins.)


PATENTS.

LIST OF PATENTS GRANTED DURING THE YEAI 1969 IN ACCORDANCE WITH
CHAPTER 156 OF7 REVISED EDITION OF THE LAWS OF ST. VINCENT, 1926

Grantee of Patent Title of Patent Date
Sealed


Farbwerke Hoechst

Aquavoir Holdings Company S.A.


Imperial Chemical Industries
Limited


15th January, 1970.


"Benzenesulphonyl-ureas and
process for their manufacture".
"Improvements in or relating to
the underground storage of
water"
"Herbicidal Compositions"


13. 12. 67


4. 4. 66

3. 11. 65


A. E. CATO,
Deputy Registrar of Patents.


-(No. 6.)















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 27 JANUARY, 1970.-(No. 6.)


INCOME TAX NOTICES

TO ALL EMPLOYED PERSONS


Every person deriving income from any
employment or by way of pension is
hereby reminded that the latest date for
the submission of Income Tax Returns
for assessment. 'n the year 1970 is the 31st
January, 197, and thae' failure to give
notice of clh-geability is an offence
against the i n .'ome Tax Ordinance, ren-
dering the p- son concerned liable on
conviction to a fine not exceeding ONE
THOUSAND DOLLARS and in default of
payment to imprisonment with or with-
out 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
du.:ing which the refusal, failure or
neglect to render any document con-
tinues.
2. EVERY PERSON whose income ac-
cruing 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 notwithstanding that on
account of approved deductions no tax
may eventually be chargeable, and parti-
cular attention is directed to the fact
that the term "income" is deemed to in-
clude not only money but also allowances
in kind.
3. Efforts are being made to send
forms to such persons through their Em-
ployers or Heads of Departments (in the
case of Government Employees). 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
frcm 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 Office at Georgetown,
Barrouallie, Bequia and Union Island, or
in any other district from the Police
Station situate therein, or from the
Income Tax Office, Kingstown, where any
person requiring information in connec-
tion therewith is invited to enquire.
4. Where officers are in receipt of in-
come other than salaries, the form should
include particulars thereof and should
be accompanied by the necessary sup-
porting statements.

N. R. CUMMINGS,
Comptroller of Inland Revenue.
Inland Revenue Office,
Kingstown.
7th January, 1970


TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC


Every person, not being an employed
person, is hereby reminded that the
latest date for the submission of Income
Tax Returns for assessment in the year
1970 is the 31st March, 1970, and that
failure to give notice of chargeability is
an offence against the Income Tax Ordi-
nance rendering the person concerned
liable on summary conviction to a penalty
not exceeding ONE THOUSAND DOL-
LARS and in default of payment to im-
prisonment 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 ac-
cruing in, derived from the Colony or
elsev./hre 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 pre-
scribed form notwithstanding that on
account of approved deductions no tax
may eventually be chargeable, and par-
ticular attention is directed to the fact
that the term "income" is deemed to
include not only money but also allow-
ances 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 exonerated from the
statutory liability of making a return
--en though a form may not have been
received from the Department. Forms
may be obtained, on application, at the
Revenue Offices at Georgetown, Barrou-
allie, Bequia and Union Island, or in
any other district from the Police Sta-
tion situate therein or from the Income
Tax Department, Kingstown, where any
person requiring information in connec-
tion therewith is invited to enquire.

4. The form correctly completed
should be accompanied by all necessary
Statements. Specimens of the form of
account required from small traders and
from occupiers or cultivators of land will
be supplied on request.

N. R. CUMMINGS,
Comptroller of Inland Revenue.

Inland Revenue Office,
Kingstown.
7th January, 1970.















76 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 27 JANUARY, 1970.-(No. 6.)


POLICE NOTICES


CARNIVAL-1970



Regulations made by the Commissioner of Police under section 79 (1) of the
Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Ordinance No. 20 of1940

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1970-between the hours of 3.30 p.m. and 12 midnight.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1970-between the hours of 3.00 p.m. and 8.00 p.m.

MOTOR VEHICLES ENTERING VICTORIA PARK
Vehicles will enter Victoria Park by way of North River Road and Peebles
Bridge.

MOTOR VEHICLES EXIT FROM VICTORIA PARK
Exit will be by way of Bentinck Square and Road to Leeward.

POLICE ARE UNDER STRICT INSTRUCTIONS TO ENFORCE THESE
REGULATIONS DURING THE TIMES THEY APPLY.

S. A. ANDERSON,
Commissioner of Police.



SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1970

QUEEN'S CARNIVAL COMPETITION LYRIC THEATRE WHITE CHAPEL

Regulations made by the Commissioner of Police under section 79 (1) of the
Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Ordinance No. 20 of 1940

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1970-between the hours of 7.00 p.m. and 12 midnight.

PARKING OF VEHICLES
Parking of Vehicles on White Chapel Road between Halifax Street and
entrance to Lyric Theatre is prohibited.

S. A. ANDERSON,
Commissioner of Police.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1970

Permission is hereby granted by the Commissioner of Police for Bands to
perform through the Streets of Kingstown during Carnival Tuesday, February 10,
1970, between the hours of 6.00 a.m. and 8.00 p.m. These Bands will conform to a
system of One-Way Traffic which has been arranged.

S. A. ANDERSON,
Commissioner of Police.


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1970

MOTOR VEHICLES ENTRY INTO VICTORIA PARK
Vehicles will enter Victoria Park by way of North River Road and Peebles
Bridge.

MOTOR VEHICLES EXIT FROM VICTORIA PARK
Exit will be by way of Bentinck Square and Road to Leeward.














SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 27 JANUARY, 1970.-(No. 6.) 77


PARKING ARRANGEMENTS
Buses and Trucks carrying advertising Bands will enter through the western
gate, drop performers and exit as directed by the Police.

Buses and Trucks not carrying advertising Bands will park in the Open Space
behind the General Hospital Annexe.

Leeward Buses will park on the Park Stand on the eastern side of South
River Road.

Windward Buses will park on the Open Space of land south of Bay Street
formerly used by Geest Industries.

Taxis which usually park on the Park Stand on Hillsboro Street will park
on the Park Stand on the eastern side of the Court House.

VEHICLES PROHIBITED
Between the hours of 1.00 p.m. and 8.00 p.m. the following Streets will be
closed to all Vehicular Traffic:
1. HALIFAX AND GRANBY STREETS (BACK STREET), BETWEEN FOR-
ESTER'S CORNER AND HILLSBORO STREET (U.T.L. CORNER)

2. BAY STREET BETWEEN JAMES STREET AND HILLSBORO STREET.

BANDS ONLY WILL BE PERMITTED ALONG THESE STREETS DURING
THE PERIOD STATED.

ONE WAY TRAFFIC BANDS ONLY
BACK STREET-between the Corner of Hillsboro Street
East (U.T.L. Corner) and Forester's Corner -WEST TO EAST
BAY STREET-between Hillsboro Street and James Street-EAST TO WEST

ONE WAY TRAFFIC -VEHICLES AND BANDS
Between the hours of 1.00 p.m. and 8.00 p.m. the following roads will be
ONE WAY DRIVE:
TYRELL, GRENVILLE AND HALIFAX STREETS (BACK
STREET), between the Corner of McCoy Street and
White Chapel (U.T.L. Corner) -WEST TO EAST

MIDDLE STREET-between James Street and McCoy Street -EAST TO WEST

BAY STREET-between Hillsboro Street and McCoy Street-EAST TO WEST

McCOY STREET -NORTH TO SOUTH
(Back to Bay)

HIGGINSON STREET -SOUTH TO NORTH
(Bay to Back)

MELVILLE STREET -NORTH TO SOUTH
(Back to Bay)

BEDFORD STREET -SOUTH TO NORTH
(Bay to Back)

HILLSBORO STREET-between Middle Street and Bay-NORTH TO SOUTH
Street (Middle to Bay)

HILLSBORO STREET (EAST AND WEST) BETWEEN MID- -NO ENTRY except
DLE STREET AND HALIFAX STREET Police and Fire
Vehicles

EGMONT STREET -NORTH TO SOUTH
(Back to Bay)

SOUTH RIVER ROAD -SOUTH TO NORTH
(Bay to Back)














78 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 27 JANUARY, 1970.-(No. 6.)


-NORTH TO SOUTH
(Back to Bay)


McKIES HILL ROAD-between Lyric Trading Company and-SOUTH TO NORTH
Judge's Bridge (i:e: from Lyric to
Judges Bridge)

PAUL'S LOT ROAD-between C.D.C. and Halifax Street -NORTH TO SOUTH
FERNSIDE ROAD-between North River Road and Paul's-WEST TO TAST
Avenue Road


WINDWARD VEHICLES EXIT


-McKIES HILL
ROAD


PLEASE NOTE THAT BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 1.00 P.M. AND 3.00 P.M.
VEHICLES PROCEEDING TO THE WINDWARD WILL DO SO BY WAY OF
McKIES HILL ONLY.

POLICE ARE UNDER STRICT INSTRUCTIONS TO ENFORCE THESE
REGULATIONS DURING THE TIMES THEY APPLY.

S. A. ANDERSON,
Commissioner of Police.




COIN CONTINUATION BOARD.

BRITISH CARIBBEAN CURRENCY BOARD COIN IN CIRCULATION
AS AT 30TH NOVEMBER, 1969

(Pursuant to the i'.;tish Caribbean Currency Agreement 1964, Article 10 (3))}

$ C. $ c.


ANTIGUA
BARBADOS
DOMINICA
GRENADA
MONTSERRAT
ST.KITTS/NEVIS/ANG UILLA
ST. LUCIA
ST. VINCENT

GUYANA
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO


423.425.00
1,466,239.50
177,975,00
.... 314,900.00
50,250.00
188,900.00
223,575.00
172,400.00

- 448,667.00(
904,946.00


"Proof Sets"


3,017,664.50


1,353,613.00

4,371,277.50
1,870.00

$4,373,147.50


N. L. SMITH,
Acting Executive Commissioner
Coin Continuation Board.


JAMES STREET













SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 27 JANUARY, 1970.-(No. 6.)


EAST CARIBBEAN CURRENCY AUTHORITY



ASSETS AND LIABILITIES AS AT 30TIH NOVEMBER, 1969


Liabilities


Assets


DEMAND LIABILITIES :


EXTERNAL ASSETS:


EC $ EC $


NOTES IN CIRCULATION .....45,121,998


BANKERS' DEPOSITS


_. 981,410


EC $


CURRENT ACCOUNTS
AND MONEY AT
CALL IN LONDON ...... 7,349,592

UNITED KINGDOM
TREASURY BILLS .... 19,583,736

OTHER UNITED
KINGDOM GOVERN-
MENT SECURITIES .....19,095,906


INTERNATIONAL
ORGANIZATIONS


- 500,327


GENERAL RESERVE


OTHER LIABILITIES


FOREIGN NOTES AND
46,603,735 COIN IN PROCESS 01
REDEMPTION
COMMERCIAL BANKS'
BALANCES*

4,762,455 BRITISH CARIBBEAN
CURRENCY BOARD
NOTES
2,154,201 GOVERNMENT LOCAL
DEBENTURES


60,549

..- 1,837,925 47,927,708



14,677

2,995,050


LOCAL TREASURY
BILLS ..... 1,722,732


OTHER ASSETS


EC$53,520,391


860,224

EC$53,520,391


[Proportion of external
assets to demand liabili-
ties102.7% ]

*Convertible into sterling
on demand


N. L. SMITH,
Acting Managing Director.


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










SAINT VINCENT


HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

MINUTES OF THE SECOND SITTING OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY HELD AT THE ASSEMBLY CHAMBER,
KINGSTOWN, ON THURSDAY 11TH DECEMBER, 1969 AT 10.00 A.M.

PRESENT

The Honourable C. ST. C. DACON, Speaker,
R. M. CATO, Member for East St. George, Premier and Ministei
of Finance,
. S. E. SLATER, Member for North Leeward, Minister of Home
Affairs,
,, ,, J. L. EUSTACE, Member for South Lecward, Minister of Edu-
cation and Health,
,, J. F. MITCHELL, Member for the Grenadines, Minister of
Agriculture, Trade and Tourism, (absent in Afternoon)
,, ,, L. C. LATHAM, Member for South Windward, Minister of
Housing, Local Government and Community Development,
H. K. TANNIS, Member for Kingstown, Minister of Communi-
cations, Works and Labour,
. A. T. WARNER, Attorney General,
. E. T. JOSHUA, Member for Central Windward, Leader of the
Opposition', (Arrived late)
. Mrs. I. I. JOSHUA, Member for North Windward (Arrived late)
. J. A. FERDINAND, Nominated Member,
E. A. C. HUGHES, Nominated Member.

ABSENT
The Honourable R. F. MARKSMAN, Member for West St. George.

PRAYERS
Mr. Speaker, read the prayers of the House.

MINUTES
Minutes of the Sitting held on the 16th and 27th October, 1969 copies of
which had been previously circulated were taken as read and were confirmed.










PAPER LAID
The Honourable Premier and Minister of Finance laid the following paper
on the Table of the House:
Council Paper No. 13 of ,1969: Report of the Committee appointed to
review the Salaries and Allowances of M(embers of the House.

ORAL ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
The Honourable Members for Central and Noith Windward were not in
their places to ask the following Questions which stood in their names:

1. Hon. E. T. Joshua (Central WindN ard) to ask the Minister of Conmmuni-
cations, Works and Labour if he would please state the policy of the
Government as regards exclusive beach rights held by certain individuals
of this territory; whether the limits of the sea to the foreshore have been
now abrogated; and whether the Government has any intention, present
or remote, of controlling the right to that chain limit of the sea in the
interest of the public along beach( s everywhere in the territory.

2. Hon. Mrs. I. I. Joshua (North Windward) to ask the Minister of Corn
munications, Works and Labour if he would please state and explain the
cost of the construction of a newly constructed road connecting Dasent
Cottage with Government House; and having regard to the fact that
roads of the territory are crumbling everywhere, and destruction of
wide patches and big holes are seen on the highways, whether Govern-
ment can justify this expenditure.

3. lion. E. T. Joshua (Centri!l Windward) to ask the Minister of Home
Affairs if he would please slate th reasons why the Government has not
proclaimed a National Day of mc.irning for the deaths, which occurred
as a result of tragedy which struk the territory from 22nd November,
and whether he could explain to the Assembly the meaning of flying flags
at half mass when foreigners, and people of other territories die under
any condition.

4. Hon. Mrs. I. I. Joshua (North Windward) to ask the Honourable Premier
if he would please state whether there is a Premier's Residence in the
Territory; if the ansv er is in the affirmative how was it acquired, and
what was the price paid for the p-emises by Government.

5. Hon. E. T. Jo' hua (C-entral Win lward-) asked the Honourable Premier
if lie would wake a statement owi the Throne Speech delivered by the
Governor, on the 27th day of October in so far as it relates to Associa-
tion; and whe her apart from speaking words if Government has any
intention within the life of the Throne Speech to associate with any
other country, territory or State in the Caribbean or elsewhere.









The Premier and Minister of Finance replied:
As Honourable Members who were present when His Excellency the
Governor read the Speech from the Throne will recall, it was stated that
this Government would continue, to seek closer Association with other
Caribbean Countries. This has always been the policy of this Govern-
ment. It is for this reason that we joined the Caribbean Free Trade
Area, the Eastern Caribbean Common Market, the Regional Development
Agency and the We.st Indies Associated Statle. My G(overmnent will
continue to seek even closer Association, firstly with all the Associated
States, then if this is not possible with the other Windward Islands, and
if even this is not possible then we would have to examine the possibility
of Association with the other territories within the Caribbean.

ORDERS OF THE DAY
1. The Honourable Premier and Minister of Finance moved the appoint-
ment of a Public Accounts Committee comprising the following Members:
Hon. E. T. Joshua, Leader of the Opposition, Chairman,
Hon. R. F. Marksman, Member for West St. George,
Hon. J. A. Ferdinand, Nominated Member.
Question put and agreed to.

2. The Statutes Bill was introduced and read a first time.
Motion made and Question put and agreed to "that the Bill be taken
through all its stages at this sitting". (S.O. 46 (2)).
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 IIonourable Attorney General debated the Bill.
The IHonourables E. T. Joshua and E. A. C. Hughes joined the debate.
The Honourable Premier and Minister of Finance replied.
House went into Committee to consider the Bill.
House resumed.
Bill reported, read the ihird time bv tiile, :nd ->: -.,'ed without amend-
ment.

3. The Supplemcntary Appropriation Bill vis introduced and read a
first time. Governor's recoomnendatio') signified.
The Honourable Premier ;nd IM ister of Finwe moved that the
Bill be now read a second time. Suppleinentary Estimates (1969 No. 4) laid
on the Table (8.O. 64).










Question put and agreed to.
Bill read a second time.
The Honourable E. T. Joshua commenced his debate on the Bill.
Sitting suspended 12.15 p.m. (Luncheon)
Sitting resumed 1. 45 p.m.
PRIVELEGE
The Honourable Member for Central Windward rose in his place and after
informing the House that he was unavoidably late at Question time invited
Mr. Speaker to order that the replies to Questions numbers 1 to 4 be made
available to him. (May, 16th Ed. page 381).
Mr. Speaker informed the Honourable Member that the answers would
be circulated with the Hansard in the usual way. (May, 16th Ed. page 363).

ORDERS OF THE DAY CONTD.
Order No. 3 resumed.
The Honourable E. T. Joshua continued his debate.
The Honourable Mrs. I. I. Joshua joined the debate.
The Honourable Premier and Minister of Finance replied.
During his debate, the Honourable Premier read extracts from Executive
Council Minute No. 10. (S.O. 32 para. 6).
The Honourable E. T. Joshua invited the Honourable Premier to lay the
document on the Table. Whereupon the Speaker ruled that the document was
of a confidential nature and could not be laid on the Table.
On the conclusion of his debate, the Honourable Premier laid a copy of
the first draft of the 1967 Estimates on the Table.
House went into Committee of Supply to consider the Bill.
The House resumed
Bill reported, read the third time by till and passed without amend-
ment.

4. The Caribbean Development Bank Bill was introduced and read a first
time.
Motion made and Question put and agreed to that the Bill be taken
through all its stages at this meeting. (S.O. 46 para 2).
- The Honourable Premier and Minister of Finaince moved that the Bill be
now read a second time.
Question put and agreed to
Bill read a second time.
The Honourable Premier debated the Bill










The Honourables E. T. Joshua and H. K. Tannis joined the debate.
House went into Committee to consider the Bill
House resumed
Bill reported, read the third time by title, and passed without amend-
ment.

5. The Agricultural and Coopera,'-1 Pank of Saint Vincent (Amendment
No. 2) Bill was introduced and read a iarst time.

6. The Honourable Premier and Minister of Finance deferred the Intro-
duction and First Reading of the Customs Duties (Amendment No. 2) Bill
till the next Sitting of the House. (May, 16th Ed. P. 390).

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

8. The Stella Brereton (Gratuity and Pension) Bill was introduced and
read a first time.

9. The Existing Laws (Adaptation) Bill was introduced and read a first
time.
Motion made and Question put and agreed to "that the Bill be taken
through all its stages at this Meeting". (S.O. 46 para. 2).
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 Honourable E. T. Joshua joined the debate.
The House went into Committee to consider the Bill.
The House resumed
Bill reported, read the third time b, title, and passed without amend-
ment.

10. The Immigration Restriction (Amendment) Bill was introduced and
read a first time.
Motion made and Question put and agreed to that the Bill be taken
through'all its stages at this meeting (S.O. 46 para. 2).
The Honourable Attorney General moved that the Bill be now read a
second time.









Question put and agreed to
Bill read a second time. No debate arising.
The House went into Committee to consider the Bill
The House resumed
Bill reported, read the third time by title, and passed without amend-
ment.

11. The Signification of Official Documents Bill was introduced and read
a first time.
Motion made and Question put and agreed to that the Bill be taken
through all its stages at this meeting (S.O. 46 para. 2).
The Honourable Attorney General moved that the Bill be now read a
second time.
Question put and agreed to
Bill read a second time. No debate arising.
The House went into Committee to consider the Bill
The -House resumed.
Bill reported, read the third time by title, and passed with the follow-
ing amendment:
Clause 4: Substitute the word "or" for the word "and" appearing
between the words "Act" and "any" at line 3, and insert the words
"Admissibility of Instruments in evidence" as a marginal note.

12. The Minister of Communications, Works and Labour deferred the
Introduction and First Reading of the Insurance Bill till the next sitting of
the House. (May, 16th Ed. page 390).

13. The Prisons Ordinance 1967 Declaratory Bill was introduced and
read a first time.

14. The Banana (Protection and Quality Control) Bill was introduced
and read a first time.

15. The Kingstown Board (Elections) Bill was introduced and read a
first time.

16. Hon. E. T. Johua (Central Windward) Leader of the Opposition
"moved and debated the following motion which stood in his name:
Whereas questions were asked from time to time of the appropriate
ministers' concerning the ,sad state of the roads in the productive areas of
Central and North Windward










And Whereas the complete disintegration of these roads for lack of
any repair over a very long period have been ruining the economy of the
people of these particular areas due to total neglect of the roads in the
areas aforesaid
And Whereas in the heart of the agricultural areas of this territory
the lack of maintaining such roads is defying the bringing out of produce
and crops in order to maintain the economy of the people dependent on
agriculture
Be it resolved that immediate steps be taken to inquire into the road
system in this region complained of over a long period so as to make it
possible that relief be given to the people in reaping their crops.
Seconded by Hon. Mrs. I. I. Joshua
Question proposed
The Minister of Communications, Works and Labour, and the Hon-
ourable Mrs. I. I. Joshua joined the debate.
Sitting suspended 4.40 p.m. (Tea)
Sitting resumed 5.10 p.m.
The Honourable Leader of the Opposition replied.
Question put and negatived without division.

17. Hon. E. T. Joshua (Central Windward) Leader of the Opposition
moved the following motion standing in his name:
Whereas repeated complaints were made to the Ministry of Health
that in the far removed areas of Fancy, Owia and Sandy Bay there was
no dispensary maintained by the dispenser having been removed from
the central point to the area-Sandy Bay
And Whereas representation made to the appropriate quarter was
signally ignored
And Whereas no regard is shown and consideration given to the suffer-
ing people of this area who indeed form part of the Territory of Saint
Vincent
Be it resolved that this Assembly now record the hopeless plight of the
people so far as medical care and service are concerned from the Fancy
to Overland and the danger to deteriorating health in the area.
Seconded by Honourable Mrs. I. I. Joshua.
Question proposed.
The Honourable Leader of the Opposition debated the motion.
The Minister of Education and Health joined the debate.
The Honourable Leader of the Opposittion commenced his reply.










INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS
It being past 6.00 o'clock Mr. Speaker interrupted the business under
discussion. (S.O. 11(1)). Whereupon motion made and Question put and
agreed to that the sitting shall end not later than 7 o'clock. (S.O. 11(1)).

ORDERS OF THE DAY CONTINUED
Order No. 17 resumed
The Honourable Leader of the Opposition concluded his reply.
The Minister of Education and Health replied. (S.O. 33(2)).
Question put and negatived without division.

ADJOURNMENT
Motion made and Question put and agreed to "that this House do now
adjourn till Thursday, 18th December, 1969 at 10.00 o'clock in the forenoon."

House adjourned accordingly at 6.50 p.m.

C. St. C. DACON,
Speaker.



Confirmed this 18th day of December, 1969.

C. St. C. DACON,
Speaker.










SAINT VINCENT .
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

MINUTES OF THE THIRD SITTING OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY HELD AT THE ASSEMBLY CHAMBER,
KINGSTOWN, ON THURSDAY 18TH DECEMBER, 1969 AT 10.00 A.M.

PRESENT

The Honourable C. ST. C. DACON, Speaker,
. R. M. CATO, Member for East St. George, Premier and Minister
of Finance,
,, ,, S. E. SLATER, Member for North Leeward, Minister of Home
Affairs,
,, ,, J. L. EUSTACE, Member for South Leeward, Minister of Edu-
cation and Health,
,, ,, L. C. LATHAMI, Member for South Windward, Minister of
Housing, Local Government and Community Development,
,, ,, H.. K. TANNIS, Member for Kingstown, Minister of Commun'i-
cations, Works and Labour,
,, A. T. WARNER, Attorney General,
. .. R. F. MARKSMAN, Member for West St. George,
. J. A. FERDINAND, Nominated Member,
. E. A. C. HUGHES, Nominated Member,

ABSENT .
The Honourable J. F. MITCHELL, Member for the Grenadines, Minister of
Agriculture, Trade and Tourispim,
E. T. JOSHUA, Member for Central Windward, Leader of the
Opposition, :
Mrs. I. I. JOSHUA, Member for North Windward.
MINUTES
Minutes of the Sitting held on 11th December, 1969 copies of which had been
.previously circulated were taken as read and were confirmed.

ORDERS OF THE DAY
1. The Customs Duties (AmendmenitN'; :.2): BRilt was introduced and
read a first time. Governor's Recommendation signified..
Motion made and Question put and agreed to "that the Bill be taken
through all its stages at this sitting". (S.O. 46(2)).









The Honourable Premier and Minister of Finance moved that the Bill
be now read a second time,
Question put and agreed to.
Bill read a second time.
The IHonourable Premier debated the Bill
No further debate arising
House went into Committee to consider the Bill
House resumed
Bill reported, read the third time by title, and passed without amend-
ment.

2. The Minister of Communications, Works and -Labour deferred the
introduction and first reading of the Insurance Bill till the next sitting of the
House. (May 16th Ed. Page 890).

3. The National Provident Fund Bill was introduced and read a first
time. Governor's Recommendation signified.

4. The House of Assembly (Registration of Electors) Bill was introduced
anid read a first time.
Motion made and Question put and agreed to "that the Bill be taken
through all its stages at this sitting". (8.O.-46(2))
The Honourable Premier and Minister of Finance moved "that the Bill be
now read a second time".
Question put and agreed to,
Bill read a second time.
The Honourable Premier debated the Bill
No further debate arising
1House went into Committe to consider the Bill
House resumed
Bill reported, read the third time by title, and passed with the follow-
ing amendment
Clause 10: Delete the word "Registration" appearing in the marginal
note.

5. The HoAourable Premier and Minister- of Finaae, mnovad "that the
Agricultural and Co-operative Bank of Saint Vincent (Amendment No. 2) Bill
be now read a second time".
Question put and gIgred to
Bill read a sebtifd thim









The Honourable Premier debated the Bill
No further debate arising
House went into Committee to. consider the Bill
House resumed
Bill reported, read the third time by title, and passed without amend-
ment.

6. The Honourable Premier and Minister of Finance moved "that the
Money Lending (Amendment) Bill be now read a second time".
Question put and agreed to
Bill read a second time
The Honourable Premier debated the Bill.
No further debate arising
House went into Committe to consider the Bill
House resumed -
Bill reported, read the third time by title, and passed without amend-
ment.

7. The Honourable Premier and Minister of Finance moved "that the
Stella Brereton (Gratuity and Pension) Bill be now read a second time".
Question put and agreed to
Bill read a second time-no debate arising
House went into Committee to consider the Bill
House resumed
Bill reported, read the third time by title, and passed without amend-
ment.

8. The Minister of Home Affairs moved "that the Prisons Ordiwnance 1967
Declaratory Bill be now read a second time".
Question put and agreed to -
Bill read a second timne--no debate arising
iouse went into Committee to consider the Bill
House resumed
Bill reported, read the third time by title, and passed without amend-
ment.

9. The Minister of Education and Health, on behalf of the Minister of
Agriculture, Trade and Tourism, moved "that the Banana (Protection and
Quality Control) Bill be now read a second time".
Question put and agreed to
Bill read a second time.








22

The Honourable H. K. Tannis debated the Bill.
The Minister of Education and Health joined the debate.
No further debate arising
House went into Committee to consider the Bill
House resumed
Bill reported, read the third time by title, and passed with the follow-
ing amendments:
Clause 3-' Substitute "(W.I.)" for the words "(West Indies)" appearing
at line 8.
Clause 7 (5): Substitute the word "purchases" for the word "purchased"
at line 2.
Clause 12 (2) : Delete the words "in Council" appearing at line 2; and
substitute the word "shall" for the word "should" appearing at line
9.

10. The Minister of Housing, Local Government and Community De-
velopment moved "that the Kingstown Board (Elections) Bill be now read
a second time".
Question put and agreed to
Bill read a second time-no debate arising
House went into Committee to consider the Bill
House resumed
Bill reported, read the third time by title, and passed without amend-
ment.

11. Order read for the following motion which stood in the'name of the
Leader of the Opposition:
Be.it Resolved that a full and complete investigation be made by
Government touching the disaster resulting, from .citizens ;drinking, high
octane aviation gas obtained from drums from a nearby vessel which
grounded and sank off Colonarie.
Be it further Resolved that the report resulting from such investiga-
tion if undertaken by Government be -made available or laid as a paper
in this House.
The Honourable Member not being in his place, motion removed from the
Order Paper. (S.O. 29 (1)).
12. Order read for the following motion' which stood in the name of the
Lcend'-r of the Opposition: .... .. .
Whereas the high cost of imported -food has a staggering 4,-f',t on
the high cost of living of the people










Be it Resolved that the importation of cod fish be brought directly
under the control of the Marketing Board as flour, rice or any other com-
modity so controlled so that the high incidence of profiteering on this
commodity be reduced to the least minimum.
The Honourable Member not being in his place, motion removed from the
Order Paper. (S.O.'29 (1)).

ADJOURNMENT
Motion made and Question proposed "that this House do now adjourn".

The Honourable Premier took the opportunity to congratulate Mr. Speaker
on his appointment as Deputy Governor of the State. The Honourable Premier
also extended Christmas and New Year greetings to the members of the House.
Honourable Members joined in the congratulatory remarks of the Honour-
able Premier and exchanged Christmas and New Year greetings.
Mr. Speaker suitably replied, and extended the Season's Greetings to
Members and Officers of the House.
The Question "that this House do now adjourn" put and agreed to.
House adjourned accordingly at 11.55 a.m.

C. St.C. DACON,
Speaker.


Confirmed this 23rd day of January, 1970.


C. St.C. DACON,
Speaker.










SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1970, No. 2.

,i THE CENSUS REGULATIONS.

(Gazetted 27th January, 1970).

1. SHORT TITLE. These Regulations may be cited as the Census Regu-
lations, 1970.
2. INTERPRETATION. In these Regula ions, unless the context other-
wise ,requires-
"Authorised Official" means any person authorised in writing by the
Compiler of Census to work on the Census.
"Census Order" means any order of the Governor made under Sec-
tion 2 of the* Ordinance.
"Compiler of Census" means a person appointed under Section 3 of
the Census Ordinance.
"Census" means any Census directed to be taken by a Census Order.
"Census day" means the 7th day of April, 1970.
"Census night" means the night of 7th to 8th April, 1970 ending at
midnight.
"Census information" means all the information necessary for the
making of true and accurate entries in Census forms.
"Census forms" means the population schedule, visitation records,
infant cards, housing schedule and income cards.
"Enumeration district" means any one of the districts into which
the territory may be divided by the Compiler of Census pursuant to
these Regulations.
"Ordinance" means the Census Ordinance, Cap. 158.
"Prescribed person" means a person required by a Census Order, the
Ordinance or these Regulations to make a return.
"Supervisor" or "Enumei ator" means any supervisor or enumerator
appointed by the Compiler of Census pursuant to these Regulations.

3. DIVISION OF TERRITORY INTO DISTRICTS. It shall bejthe duty
of the Compiler of Census-
(1) to divide the State of Saint Vincent into enumeration districts for
the purpose of the Census. *
(2) to prepare a sketch map of every enumeration district.
(3) to publish a detailed description of every enumeration district.











4. APPOINTMENT OF SUPERVISORS OR ENUMERATORS FOR
THE PURPOSE OF THE CENSUS. (1) Such number of suitable persons as
the Compiler of Census considers necessary to act in accordance with these
Regulations may be appointed as Supervisors or Enumerators.
(2) Where it appears to the Compiler of Census that a Supervisor or
Enumerator is by reason of illness or for any other cause, unfit
to perform his duties under the Ordinance or these Regulations
some fit and proper person may be appointed in his place to per-
form these duties.

5. DUTIES OF SUPERVISOR. It shall be the duty of every Supervisor
appointed in pursuance of Regulation 4 hereof-
(1) to give all necessary instructions to the Enumerators in his
district.
(2) to supervise the enumerators working under him in the perform-
ing of their duties.
(3) to distribute to the Enumerators in his district all forms and
other materials necessary for the taking of.the Censps and for the
making of returns;
(4) to examine before Census day all entries m.de on the Census
forms by Enumerators and, where it appears to him that any
Census information in any form i-; incomplete or insufficient or
inconsistent with any other entries, he shall request the Enumer-
ator responsible for filling up the form to take steps to correct or
complete the information before Census day;
(5) to notify the Compiler of Census wherever it appears necessary
to replace any Enumerator who may be unable to carry out his
duties on Census night;
(6) to receive, and transmit to the Compiler of Census after Census
night all Census forms and other articles delivered to him by the
Enumerators cf his district;
(7) to provide at the conclusion of the enumeration a written report
on the work of the Enumerators in his district;
(8) to arrange for the carrying out of any checks on the field found
necessary after Census da-- as dire' te by the Compiler of Census;
(9) to carry out generally all instructions issued to him by the Com-
piler of Census for the purpose of taking the Census.

6. DUTIES OF ENUMERATORS. It shall be the duty of every Enumer-
ator appointed in pursuance of Regulation 4 hereof-
(1) to notify every permanent change of his address to the Supervisor
of his district and to the Compiler of Census within days of his
removal;










(2) to meet the Supervisor of his district at such times and places as
the Supervisor may direct;
(3) to keep carefully any books, forms, documents, written instruc-
tions or any other articles or things issued to him in connection
with his duties and to return them in good condition to the
Supervisor of his district on the conclusion of the enumeration
or when called upon to d:' o;
(4) to visit personally within the period or periods specified by the
Supervisor of his district or the" Compiler of Census every build-
ing in the district or districts to which he may be assigned, to
obtain, all information necessary for the filling up of the Census
forms and to fill up accurately and faithfully Census forms with
respect to every such building;
(5) to make further visits to buildings, if on a first visit thereto the
required information cannot be obtained and on the direction
the Supervisor to revisit any dwelling for the purpose of supply-
ing omissions or correcting or verifying entries on any Census
forms;
(6) to visit personally on Census night every inhabited dwelling in
the district or districts to which he may be assigned, and by
deleting, amending or adding to the entries previously made on
the Population Schedule to o.)tain a true and complete account
of all persons who pass Census night in the said dwelling;
(7) to assist the Supervisor in the performance of his duties pres-
cribed by paragraphs (6) to (8) of Regulation 5, if so desired
by the Supervisor;
(8) to carry out generally such instructions of the Compiler of Census
and the supervisor of his dist- ict as may be issued, from time to
time, for the purpose of taking the Census.

7. DECLARATION AS TO PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES. Every per-
son appointed or required to act as Supervisor or Enumerator under these
Regulations and every person assisting the Compiler of Census in the perform-
ance of his duties shall, at such time as the Compiler of Census may direct,
make a statutory declaration in the appropriate f( rm set ort in the Schedule
to these Regulations or in a form substantially to the like effect, faithfully to
perform his duties under the Ordinance and these Regulations.

10. DUTY OF A PERSON TO GIVE INFORMATION TO PRESCRIBED
PERSONS. Every person with respect to whom it is the duty of another per-
son described by the Order to furnish Census information shall upon demand
give such information to that prescribed person as may be necessary for the
purpose of the taking of the Census.

11. POWER, OF ENTRY. It shall be lawful for every Enumerator,
"Supervisor or authorised Official appointed under these Regulations in so far










as may be necessary for the purpose of the Census Ordinance to enter every
house within his district on the day appointed for taking a Census and at any
time during a period of four weeks immediately preceding the same day and
three weeks after that day, and he may repeat his visits to, and entries into
and upon any house in his district as often as may he necessary for the pur-
pose of obtaining from any inmate of any such house any further information
or explanation necessary to enable him to complete, verify or correct any
account given to or taken by him in respect thereof or of the inmates thereof.

12. PAYMENT' TO SUPERVISORS AND ENUMERATORS. Every
Supervisor and every Enumerator appointed in pursuance of these Regulations
shall 'be paid for his services such allowance as the Governor shall think fit.

Made by the Governor under Section 5 of the Census Ordinance (Cap. 158)
this 15th day of January, 1970.

C. I. MARTIN,
Secretary to the Cabinet.



SCHEDULE
SAINT VINCENT, WEST INDIES.
1970 POPULATION CENSUS.
(Form 1.)
Office Employees Form of Declaration.

I ......................................................................................................................... solem nly an d sin cerely declare
that I will faithfully and honestly fulfil m y duties as ..................................................................... in
conformpity with the requirements of the Census Ordinance, Census Order, Census
Regulations and instructions issued by the Compiler of Census in, pursuance
thereof, and that I will not without due authority in that behalf disclose or make
known any matter or thing which comes to my knowledge by reason of my
employment as such.

D declared before m e at ...................................................................................................
th is ............................................................ d a y o f .......................... ...................................
one.thousand nine hundred and seventy.


Justice of the Peace.











SAINT VINCENT, WEST INDIES.
1970 POPULATION CENSUS.
(Form 2.)

Supervisor's Form of Declaration No. 1.

I ................................................................................................................. duly appointed un der the C ensus
Ordinance to be a Supervisor for the taking of the Census in the Census
D district ...................................... ................... ....... .................................... solem nly an d sin cerely declare
that I will faithfully and honestly fulfil my duties as Supervisor in the said
Census District in conformity with the requirements of the Census Ordinance,
Census Order, Regulatiops and instructions issued in pursuance thereof, and
that I will not, without due authority in that behalf, disclose "or make known
any matter or thing which comes to my knowledge as such.

Supervisor.
D declared b before m e a t .............................................. ...........................................
th is ............................................................ d a y o f ......................................................................
one thousand nine hundred and seventy.


Justice of the Peace.



SAINT VINCENT, WEST INDIES.

1970 POPULATION CENSUS.
(Form 3.)

Supervisor's Form of Declaration No. 2.

I ................................... ............ ........... ..... ............................. duly appointed under the Census
Ordinance to be Supervisor for the Census District .......................................................................... do
solemnly declare to the exactness of the record, as revised and corrected, now
forwarded to the Census Office, which record is, to the best of my knowledge, a
fair and honest statement of the facts sought for by the Census Ordinance and
instructions given to me.

Supervisor.
D declared b before m e at ............................................... ..........................................
th is ............................................................ d a y o f ........................... ...................................
one thousand nine hundred and seventy.


Justice of the Peace.









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SAINT VINCENT, WEST INDIES.

1970 POPULATION CENSUS.
(Form 4.)

Enumerator's Form of Declaration No. 1.

D district ................................................................................................ S u b -D district .............................. ................... ....................
I .................................................. ...................................... .......................... duly app pointed un der th e C en sus
Ordinance to be an Enumerator for the taking of the Census solemnly and
sincerely declare that I will faithfully and honestly fulfil my duties as Enumerator
in conformity with the requirements of the Census Ordinance, Census Order,
Regulations and instructions issued in pursuance thereof, and that I will not,
without due authority in that behalf, disclose or make known any matter or
thing which comes to my knowledge by reason of my employment as such.

Enumerator.
D ecla red b before m e a t ...................................................................................................
th is ........... ..................................... d a y o f ............................ ..................................
one thousand nine hundred and seventy.

Justice of the Peace.

SAINT VINCENT, WEST INDIES.

1970 -POPULATION CENSUS.
(Form 5.)

Enumerator's Form of Declaration No. 2.

I ...................................................................................................................... duly appointed under the C ensus
Ordinance to be an Enumerator in the Census District .................................................................
Sub-D district ...................................................................................................................... do solem n ly an d sin cerely
declare to the exactness of the record of enumeration for the said sub-district
as completed by me, which record is to the best of my knowledge a fair and honest
statement of the facts sought for by the Census Ordinance and in accordance
with instructions given to me.

Enumerator.
D ecla red b before m e a t ...................................................................................................
th is ..................................................... d a y o f ............................. ................
one thousand nine hundred and seventy.

Justice of the Peace.


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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1970, No. 3.


THE CENSUS (1970) ORDER.

(Gazetted 27th January, 1970).

1.. SHORT TITLE. This Order may be cited as the Census (1970) Order.

2. INTERPRETATION. In this Order-
"Census night" shall mean the night of 7th to 8th April, 1970.
"West Indies" shall mean ail Commonweallh countries & British
French, Netherlands and United Sta:.es possessions lying between- the
Equator and the Tropic of Cancer and between the fiftieth and
ninetieth meridians of !ongitude west of Greenwich together with the
countries of Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Venezuela.

3. DATE OF CENSUS. A Census of the territory of St. Vincent and
its Dependencies shall be taken on the 7th April, 1970.

4. INFORMATION FOR C(LN'i-s. (1) Information for the purpose of
the Census shall be furnished with r;'spe(t to all persons who are alive at mid-
night on Census night, and who F.ast; Census night.
(a) at any place on land within the State of St. Vincent.
(b) on any ship or boat,-not being a ship registered in a port outside
the West Indies, within the territorial waters of St. Vincent;
(c) on any ship or boat, not being a ship registered in a port outside
the West Indies, which arrives in the State of St. Vincent within
five days following the 7th April, 1970, without having called
at any Commonwealth Caribbean port since midnight on Census
night.
(2) Information for the purpo -e-of the Census with respect to the per-
sons described in sub-paragraph (1) of this paragraph shall be furnished by-
(i) the householder or person in charge of every private dwelling
with respect to all person:; who pass Census night on the prem-
ises of that dwelling;
(ii) the proprietor or manager of every hotel, boarding house, board-
ing school or hostel with re-pect to all persons who pass Census










night on the premie, of the hotel, boarding house, boarding
school or hostel;
(iii) the chief resident officer ,of every public or private hospital or
other institution with respect to all persons who pass Census
night on the premises of the hospital or other institution;
(iv) the superintendent' of every prison and the officer in charge of
every lock-ip with respest to all persons who pass Census night
on the premises of that prison or lock-up.
(v) the master of every ship or boat described in sub-paiagraph (1)
(b) and (c) of this paragraph with respect to all persons who
pass Census night aboard such ship or boat.

5. PARTICULARS TO BE STATED ON RETURNS. The particulars
to be stated on the Census returns shall be those set out in the Schedule to this
Order.

Made by the Governor under Section 2 of the Census Or'dinance (C:ip. 158)
this 15th day of January, 1970.
C. I. MARTIN,
Secretary to the Cabinet.


SCHEDULE
1. In respect of every inhabited dwelling, the type of dwelling, number of
rooms, tenancy of house lot, water supply, type of toilet, material of outer
wall and date of first occupancy of dwelling.
2. In respect of every person-
(a) name, relationship, sex, age, race, religion, marital status.
(b) birthplace, normal residence, years of residence, last division lived in,
number of divisions lived in, year of immigration, standard of education,
type of school being attended and training for occupation;
(c) industry, occupation, employment, unemployment and income.
3. In respect of women, the number of children born alive, and still births, age
at birth of first and last child, type and duration of union.
4. Type of dwelling, water supply, toilet facilities, year dwelling built, material
of outer-walls, number of rooms, fuel used for lighting and cooking.
5. In respect of estate, farm or parcel of land, its area in acres.


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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1970, No. 4.



SHOPS (HOURS OF OPENING AND EMPLOYMENT) (AMENDMENT
ORDER.


(Gazetted 27th January, 1970).


1. SHORT TITLE AND COMMENCEMENT. This Order may be cited as the Shops
(Hours of Opening and Employment) (Amendment) Order, 1970, and shall be
read as one with the Shops (Hours of Opening and Employment) Order, 1963
(S.R. & 0. 1963, No. 8) (hereinafter referred to as the principal Order) and
all amendments thereto and shall come into operation on Sunday, 15th February,
1970.

2. PARAGRAPH 4 OF PRINCIPAL ORDER AMENDED. Paragraph 4 of the principal
Order is amended by-
(a) cancelling sub-paragraphs (4) and (6) thereof and substituting there-
for:-
"(4) The hours during which refreshment houses, licensed under
the Liquor Licence Ordinance, 1948, may be open for the transaction
of business shall be from 6 o'clock in the morning to 1.30 o'clock in
the night on all working days, and between the hours of 8 o'clock
and 10 o'clock in the morning and 4 o'clock in the afternoon and
1.30 o'clock in the night on Sunday and on any public Holiday other
than Christmas Day and Good Friday."
"(6) Except as provided in sub-paragraphs (7) and (9) of this
paragraph, the opening hours for shops in Kingstown and within
a radius of two miles therefrom shall be from 8 o'clock in the morn-
ing to 9 o'clock in the evening from Monday to Friday of each week
and from 8 o'clock in the morning to 1 o'clock in the afternoon on
Saturday.
Shops licensed to sell intoxicating liquor under a Class 2 licence
under the Liquor Licence Ordinance, 1948, may, in addition, be opened
for business between 8 o'clock and 10 o'clock in the morning and
4 o'clock and 6 o'clock in the evening on Sundays and Public Holidays.
No shop assistant who has been or will be employed throughout
the hours of opening, Monday to Saturday, of a licensed liquor shop
shall serve therein or any other shop on Sundays or a Public Holi-
day.";











(b) by substituting the word "Saturdays" for "Wednesdays" appearing in the
fifth line of sub-paragraph (7) thereof; and
(c) by substituting the word "Saturdays" for the word "Wednesdays" appear-
ing in the third line of the proviso to sub-paragraph (8) thereof.

3. CANCELLATION. (1) The Shops (Hours of Opening and Employment)
(Amendment) Order, 1969 (S.R. & 0. 1969, No. 22) is hereby cancelled.

(2) Paragraph 2 of the Shops (Hours of Opening and Employment) (Amend-
ment) Order, 1963 (S.R. & 0. 1963, No. 30) is hereby cancelled.



Made by the Governor under the Shops (Hours of Opening and Employment)
Ordinance, 1942 (No. 1 of 1942) this 15th day of January, 1970.

C. I. MARTIN,
Secretary to the Cabinet.


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