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Title: Saint Vincent government gazette
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Publication Date: February 5, 1970
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Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1, no. 1 (1868)-v. 112, no. 48 (Tues., 23 Oct. 1979)
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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 7: The Provisional Collection of Taxes (General Variation) Order, 1970
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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 8: The Consumption Tax (Variation) Order, 1970
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    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 9: The Provisional Collection of Taxes (General Imposition) Order, 1970
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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE

(EXTRAORDINARY.)

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VOL. 103.] SAINT VINCENT, THURSDAY, 5 FEBRUARY, 1970.


[No. 9.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.


No. 56.


LEGISLATION


The following Documents are published with this issue of
the Gazette:-
S.R. & 0. No. 7.--The Provisional Collection of Taxes (Gen-
eral Variation) Order, 1970.

S.R. & 0. No. 8.-The Consumption Tax (Variation) Order,
1970.
S.R. & 0. No. 9.-The Provisional Collection of Taxes (Gen-
eral Imposition) Order, 1970.
By Command,
C. IVOR MARTIN,
Permanent Secretary,
Premier's Office.
PREMIER'S OFFICE,
ST. VINCENT,
5th February, 1970.

PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1970, No. 7.


THE PROVISIONAL COLLECTION OF TAXES (GENERAL
ORDER.


VARIATION)


(Gazetted 5th February, 1970).

1. This Order may be cited as the Provisional Collection of Short title.
Taxes (General Variation) Order, 1970.
2. Taxes imposed by the Statutory Provisions mentioned in Variation
the several Parts of the Schedule to this Order are hereby varied of Taxes.
to the extent and in the manner set out in the Schedule.

SCHEDULE.
Part 1: The Aliens (Land-Holding Regulation) Ordinance,
Cap. 96 as amended from time to time.

For the Schedule thereof there shall be substituted the
Schedule hereunder.

SCHEDULE.
1. On sale of land ...... 5% of the consideration for the
sale.
2. On lease of land ...... 5% of the annual rental value.
3. To hold land as a Mortgagee Free.
4. Annual General Licence ...... $500.00.
5. For any other licence grant-
ed under the provisions of
the Ordinance ...... $75.00.


Part 2. The Land and House Tax Ordinance Cap. 194 as amended
from time to time.
For section 3 thereof there shall be substituted the follow-
ing:-
3. (1) There shall be raised, levied, collected and paid into
the Consolidated Fund on all lands included in Tax Rolls pre-
pared under the authority of this Ordinance for the places herein
mentioned, the following taxes:-
(a) For every block of land in Saint Vincent (exclusive of
the Grenadines) the tax shall be one dollar per acre for
the first ten acres or part thereof, two dollars per acre
for the next ninety acres or part thereof, four dollars
per acre for the next four hundred acres or part thereof,
and six dollars per acre or fractional part of an acre in
excess of five hundred acres;


Rates of Taxes.













(b) Fifty cents per acre or fractional part 'of an acre up to
ten acres in any one block and one dollar per acre or
fractional part of an acre in excess of ten acres in any
one block, in all areas in Bequia, Union Island, Mustique,
Petit St. Vincent and Prune Island;
(c) Forty cents per acre or fractional part of an acre up to
ten acres in any one block and eighty cents per acre
or fractional part of an acre in excess of ten acres in any
one block, in all areas in Canouan;
(d) Twenty cents per acre or fractional part of an acre up
to ten acres in any one block and forty cents per acre
or fractional part of an acre in excess of ten acres in any
one block, in all areas in the Islands of Mayreau, Balli-
ceaux, Battawia, Petit Nevis, Savanne and Ile-a-Quatre.
(2) There shall be raised, levied and paid into the Consoli-
dated Fund on all houses in the islands of St. Vincent, Union
Island, Mustique, Canouan, Mayreau, Petit St. Vincent, Balliceaux,
Battawia, Petit Nevis, Savanne, Ile-a-Quatre and Prune Island
included in the Tax Rolls prepared under the authority of this
Ordinance, the following taxes:-
Houses of an assessed Annual Rental.
Not exceeding $25.00 ...... $1.00 per house.
Over $25.00 but not exceeding $30.00 ...... $1.40 per house.
Over $30.00 but not exceeding $35.00 ...... $1.80 per house.
Over $35.00 but not exceeding $45.00 ...... $2.30 per house.
Over $45.00 but not exceeding $50.00 ...... $2.80 per house.
Over $50.00 but not exceeding $60.00 ...... $4.00 per house.
Over $60.00 but not exceeding $75.00 ...... $6.00 per house.
Over $75.00 15% of the assessed Annual Rental.
(3) Houses of which the assessed Annual Rental shall be
under $24,00 shall be exempted from House Tax if the person
liable to pay does not own more than half an acre.
For Section 10 thereof there shall be substituted the follow-
ing:-
10. Every assessment shall be made as on the first day of
January for the then current year, but in respect of the year
1970 the assessments shall be made in accordance with the
rates of tax as amended by the Provisional Collection of
Taxes Order, 1970 as if these rates were in force on the 1st
day of January, 1970.


The Export Duties Ordinance 1933 as amended from time to time.


Part 3:












The Schedule thereto is amended;
(a) by deleting the following:-
4. Arrowroot 3% on selling price F.O.B.
(b) by renumbering items 5 and F -s items 4 and 5 respec-
tively; and
(c) by substituting the following for item 7 renumbered as
item 6.
6. Copra and Coconut Oil 6% on selling price F.O.B.
Lp to and including
$168.00 per ton of copra
and $1.44 per gallon of
c conut oil respectively
and when the respective
selling prices F.O.B. of
these' products at the
date of exportation from
Saint Vincent exceed
these figures, an addi-
tional sum of 20% on
any such excess.
(d) by inserting the following as item 7.
Coconut $2.00 per hundred nuts.

The Liquor Licence Ordinance, 1948 as from time to time amended. Part 4.
(a) Section 14 thereof is amended by substituting the fol-
lowing for sub-section (2) thereof.
(2) There shall be nine classes of liquor licences issued
under this Ordinance the particulars and cost of
which shall be as follows:-
Class 1. Wholesale Licence-Quarterly $37.50
Class 2. Retail Town Licence-
Kingstown Quarterly $67.50
Chateaubelair ,, $30.00
Calliaqua ,, $30.00
Barrouallie ,, $30.00
Layou ,, $30.00
Georgetown ,, $30.00
Class 3. Retail Country Licence-Quarterly $18.00
Class 4. Retail Grenadines Licence-Quarterly $18.00
Class 5. Hotel Licence-Quarterly $22.50
Class 6. Refreshment House Licence $15.00
-Quarterly
Class 7. Occasional Licence per day $ 7.50
Class -8. Bottle Licence-Quarterly $37.56
Class 9. Proprietary Club-Quarterly $30.00












Provided that notwithstanding anything in this Section con-
tained, the Governor may, reduce the amount payable for an
occasional licence to such sum as he may deem fit.
(b) There shall be added immediately after section 14 a new
Section 14A as follows:-


Transitional. 14A. (1) Licences for the quarter ending 31st March 1970
in respect of which the fee has been paid before the coming
into effect of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Order, 1970
shall continue in force for that quarter.

(2) In any case in which the Licence fee has been paid for
the whole of the year 1970 or for the half year ending 30th
June, 1970 before the coming into effect of the Provisional
Collection of Taxes, Order, 1970, such licence shall be of no
effect after the 31st March, 1970, until the difference between
the licence fee under the Provisional Collection of Taxes
Order 1970 and the prescribed fee before the coming into
effect of that Order has been paid.


Part 5. The Air Transport (Landing and Parking Charges) Regulations,
1961. Statutory Rules and Orders, 1969 No. 24.
For the First Schedule thereto there shall be substituted the
Schedule hereunder.
First Schedule.
Landing Fees.
$1.00 per 1,000 lbs. or part thereof.
For the Second Schedule thereto there shall be substituted
the Schedule hereunder.
Second Schedule.
Parking Charges.

Aircraft Weight Charges per 24 hours
or part thereof.

10,000 lbs. or less $ 1.50
10,001 lbs. to 20,000 lbs. $ 2.50
20,001 lbs. to 40,000 lbs. $ 4.50
40,001 lbs. to 60,000 lbs. $ 7.50
60,001 lbs to 80,000 lbs. $ 9.50
80,001 lbs. to 100,000 lbs. $12.00
Exceeding 100,000 lbs. $14.50










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Part 6. The Airport Service Charge Ordinance, 1968, Ordinance No. 8
of 1968.
Subsection (1) of Section 3 thereof is amended by the sub-
stitution of the words "two dollars" for the words "one dollar"
appearing in the fourth line thereof.



Made by the Governor under Section 3 of the Provisional Collection of Taxes
Act, 1970 this 5th day of February, 1970.


C. I. MARTIN,
Secretary to the Cabinet.


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
[ Price 20 cents. ]
1970.











SAINT VINCENT.
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1970, No. 8.

THE CONSUMPTION TAX (VARIATION) ORDER, 1970.

(Gazetted 5th February, 1970).


1. This Order may be cited as the Consumption Tax (Varia- Short title.
tion) Order, 1970.


2. The First Schedule to the Consumption Tax Ordinance,
1968 is hereby varied as follows:-
(a) By inserting between Item No. 099-09.8 and Item No. 121-01
the following:-
112-04.3 Whisky in bottles $3.00 per liquid gallon.
112-04.4 Other Whisky $3.00 per proof gallon.
112-04.5 Gin in bottles $2.00 per liquid gallon.
112-04.6 Other Gin $2.00 per proof gallon.
112-04.7 Brandy in bottles and
not over proof $2.00 per liquid gallon.
112-04.8 Other Brandy $2.00 per proof gallon.
(b) by inserting between Item No. 121-01 and Item No. 314.02
the following:-
122-01 Cigars and Cheroots $2.00 per pound.
122-02 Cigarettes $2.00 per pound.


(c) by inserting between Item No. 721
the following:-


Radio Transmitters
Radio receivers
Television receivers
Radio Gramophones
(Radiograms)
(excluding parts
thereof)
Passenger Road
Motor Vehicles com-
plete (other than
Buses or Motor
Cycles)
Of C.I.F. value up to
$3.000.00
Of C.I.F. value of
$3,001-$6,000
Of C.I.F. value over
$6,000


First Schedule to
Ordinance
No. 25 of 1968
is varied.


and Item No. 862-01.1


10% ad valorem.











5%o ad valorem.

10% ad valorem

15% ad valorem


721-04 (1-9)


732-01












732-02




732.03


(d) by inserting
891-01


Motor Cycles (in- 10% ad valorem
cluding all types of
motorised Cycles)
and side cars com-
plete
Buses, Trucks, Lorries 10% ad valorer
and Road Motor
Vehicles
after Item No. 864 the following:-


Phonographs
(Gramophones) in-
cluding record play-
ers


n.


10% ad valorem.


Phonograph (Gram- 10% ad valorem.
phone) records


Goods imported
prior to
effective date
of order.


3. .All goods imported into Saint Vincent prior to the date
of coming into effect of this Order, but which have not been
delivered by the Customs or by the Postal authorities before
such date shall be deemed to have been imported after such date
and the provisions of this Order shall accordingly apply to such
goods.


Made by the Governor under Section 6 of the Consumption Tax Ordinance
1968 this 4th day of February, 1970.


C. I. MARTIN,
Secretary to the Cabinet.


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN. ST. VINCENT.
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1970.


891-02


1.











SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1970, No. 9.


THE PROVISIONAL COLLECTION OF TAXES (GENERAL
IMPOSITION) ORDER.

(Gazetted 5th February, 1970.)


1. This Order may be cited as the Provisional Collection Short title.
of Taxes (General Imposition) Order, 1970.


PART I
2. There shall be paid in respect of every temporary
driving permit issued on or after the 5th day of February,
1970 under the provisions of sub-section (1) of Section 44
of the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Ordinance a fee of
two dollars and fifty cents.
PART II
3. (1) A licence fee in accordance with paragraph 4 of
this Order shall be charged in respect of any yacht
which may at .any time ply for hire in the terri-
torial waters of Saint Vincent or in any haven,
river or creek of this State.


Fee for tem-
porary driving
permit.




Licence fee in
respect of
yacht plying
for hire.


(2) In this paragraph the expression "The territorial
waters of Saint Vincent" shall include waters with-
in three miles of any of the shores of Saint Vincent.
(3) Any yacht which calls at any part of Saint Vincent
in the course of -a journey or which takes up or
puts down passengers in any part of Saint Vincent
shall, be deemed to be plying for hire in the
territorial waters of St. Vincent and any carrying
of passengers for reward or any other use or hire
shall be deemed to be plying for hire.

4. (a) The licence fee payable in respect of yachts Rates of
which may ply for hire shall be as follows:- licence fee.
Yachts under 40 feet in length ...... $200.00 per year.


Yachts between 40 feet and 70 feet in
length ......
Yachts over 70 feet in length


$300.00 per year.
$500.00 per year.































Provisions of
Licences Ordi-
nance 1940
to apply.




Order does
not apply to
certain pleasure
yachts.


(b) Except as provided in Subparagraph (c) the
period in respect of which licence fee is payable shall be one
year commencing on the 1st day of January.
(c) (I) In respect of a yacht which arrives in Saint
Vincent after the 31st March but before the 1st July in any
year and for which no licence fee has been paid earlier for
that year, licence fee payable shall be three-quarters of that
shown in sub-paragraph (a) of this paragraph.
(II) In respect of a yacht which arrives in Saint
Vincent after the 30th June but before the 1st October in
any year, and for which no licence fee has been paid earlier
for that year, the licence fee shall be one half of that shown
in sub-paragraph (a) of this paragraph.
(III) In respect of a yacht which arrives in Saint
Vincent on or after the 1st October in any year and for
which no licence fee has been paid earlier for that year, the
licence fee payable shall be one quarter of that shown in
sub-paragraph (a) of this paragraph.

5. The provisions of the Licences Ordinance, 1940 shall
apply in relation to the licence fees prescribed in this Order
as if a licence were required under that Ordinance and upon
the repeal of that Ordinance by the proclamation of the
coming into operation of the Licences Ordinance, 1969, the
provisions of the Port Officers Ordinance 1969 shall apply
as if a licence were required under the latter Ordinance.

6. Nothing contained in this Order shall apply to any
pleasure yacht used solely for the personal or domestic pur-
poses of the owner.


Made by the Gvernor under Section 3 of the Provisional Collection of
Taxes Act, 1970, this 5th day of February, 1970.

C. I. MARTIN,
Secretary to the Cabinet.

PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.


[ Price 8 cents. ]


1970.




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