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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE


103. SAINT VblisDAY, 4 AUGUST, 1970. rit. 44.


VOL. 103.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 4 AUGUST, 1970. [No. 44.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.


No. 157.


HURRICA1-- NOTICES


It is hereby notified for general information that in the event of a hurricane
threatening or approaching the Island, the following warnings will be given:-


CAUTIONARY HURRICANE
WARNING.


FINAL HURRICANE
WARNING


(1) A red flag with a black
rectangular centre will be
flown from Police Head-
quarters.

(2) Loudspeaker and Radio
Announcements.
(3) Three saluting guns will
be fired.

(1) A red flag with a black
rectangular centre will be
flo'.wn from Police Stations.

(2) Loudspeaker and Radio
Announcements.


(1) Two red flags with black
rectangular centres one
above the other will be
flown on Police Head-
quarters.
(2) Church Bells will ring for
5 minutes.
(3) The siren will blow for
5 minutes.
(1) Two red flags with black
rectangular centres will
be flown from Police Sta-
tions.
(2) Church Bells will ring for
5 minutes.


No. 158.


CENTRAL HURRICANE COMMITTEE


It is notified for general information that the Central Hurricane Committee
is comprised of:-

E liniste iome Affairs (Deputy Chairman)'


3Q~Wt

2:) ~


KINGSTowN :


RURAL AREAS:














308 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 4 AUGUST, 1970.-(No. 44).


The Commissioner of Police
Chief Personnel Officer
Permanent Secretaries
The Manager Central Water Authority
The Chief Technical Officer
Chief Agricultural Officer
The Senior Medical Officer
Secretary and Technical Officer C.H. & P.A.
Information Officer
The Chairman, Kingstown Town Board
A Representative of the BRCS
A Representative of the Chamber of Coiinerce
A Representative of each of the three leading Churches
A Representative of the C.D.C.
A Representative of Cable & Wireless
A Representative of the Jaycees
A Representative of HAMS
Permanent Secretary Ministry of Home Affairs (Secretary).

Headquarters at Office of Ministry of Home Affairs.



No. 188.
It is notified for general information that the District Hurricane Committees
for 1970 are as follows:


,CIIATEAUBELAIR DISTRICT:
(Chairmpn)
Dr. J. ROBERTSON
Rev. N. BUCHANAN
The Sanitary Inspector
The Corporal
The Hd. Teacher Mr. H. MORRIS
Hospital & District Nurses
Mr. A. REDDOCK
Mr. B. FRANKLIN
Mrs. N. FRANCIS
Mr. V. DELECIA
Mrs. A. EDWARDS
Mr. 0. DEBIQUE
Mr. W. GLASGOW
Mrs. V. SCOTT
Mrs. F. JAMES
Miss V. FINDLAY
Miss N. CHARLES
Miss E. IIADAWAY
Mr. C. McKENZlE

TROUMACA DISTRICT:
Mr. AuGUSTUs FERDINAND (Chairman)
Mr. LEONARD PROVIDENCE
Mr. MAUXFORD PROVIDENCE
Mr. ARTHUR BYAM
Mr. MOULTON BROWNE
Mrs. ENID WALKER
Mrs. MORE JACK

KINGSTOWN DISTRICT:
Mr. S. N. BALLANTYNE (Chairmana
Mr. E. M. ISRAEL (W-rden)


Mr. BRUCE 0. BONADIE
Mr. B. A. DESHONG
Air. J. M. BURKE
Mr. H. B. CRICHTCN
Mr. R. B. RUSSELL

Mr. A. F. KING
Mr. GEORGE KINa
Mr. ELFORD MCLEAN

CALLIAQUA DISTRICT:
Mr. ERIC ALEXANDER (Chairman
Mr. JONATHAN BABB
Mrs. JUANITA MITCHELL
Mr. EDWIN BYRON
Mr. R. A. CLOUDEN
iMr. G. P. DOUGAN
Mr. JOHN DOUGAN

PARK HILL DISTRICT:
Mr. PATRICK DASILVA (Chairman)
Mr. NORDIE DABREO
Mr. JEROME FEREIRA
Mr. AUSTIN RICHARDS
Mr. DAVID BOYEA
Mr. CADMAN LEWIS
Mr. JAMES SOUPRAN

GEORGETOWN SOUTH DISTRICT:
Mr. JOHN RICHARDS (Chairman)
Mr. S. A. THOMAS
Mr. LONx CLARKE













SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 4 AUGUST, 1970.-(No. 44).


Mr. REX FRASER
Mr. IVAN STEPHENS
Miss VIOLA GATHERER
Miss LUENDA LAWRENCE

'GEORGETOWN NORTH DISTRICT
Mr. MARTIN BARNARD (Chairman)
-Mr. O'CAROL JOHN
Mr. BRUCE MULRAINE (Hd. Teacher
Fancy)

STUBBS DISTRICT:
Mr. W. A. FALBY (Chairman)
Mr. ALFRED JOSLYN
Mr. CONRAD JACK
Mr. DANIEL JOHN
Mr. ALFRED CLARKE
-Mr. NATHAN SUTTON
Rev. ALLAN KIRTON

LOWMANS WD. DISTRICT:
Mr. IRVIN ROBERTSON (Chairman)
-Mr. OPFORD MORRIS
-Mr. MALCOLM JOHNNY
Mr. ROY JOHNSON
Mr. JEROME SHEARMAN
Mr. WILLIAM PRINCE
Mr. CHARLES JAMES

UNION ISLAND DISTRICT:
-Mr. PHILLIP CRUICKSHANK (Chairman)
Mr. MORGAN SNAGG
Mr. CONRAD RAMAGE
_Miss VIRGINIA AMBROSE
Mr. AUGUSTUS MITCHELL
Mr. CONRAD ADAMS f,
Miss JENIFER JONES

'BIABOU DISTRICT:
Mr. GARDEN WILLIAMS (Chairman)
.Mr. FREDERICK OLLIVIERRE
_Mr. JESHURON JOHNSON
Mr. GEORGE JOHNSON
.AIr. GEORGE GOODLUCK
-Mr. C. A. THOMPSON
AMr. ESAU BALLAH

3MARRIAQUA DISTRICT :
Mrs. VELMA BROWNE (ChairmI 1i
'Mr. A. D. DRAYTON
Mr. HAYWOOD MARECHEAU
Mr. CLIVE RICHARDSON k.
Mr. EDWARD RICHARDSON
'Mr. LEON PARSONS
-Miss HYACINTH PIERRE.


BEQUIA DISTRICT:
Mr. WALTER BYNOE (Chairman)
Sir. WILLIAM TENNIS
Mr. JONATHAN WILLIAMS
ir. ORMONDE HAZELL
Mr. CASEMBE BONADIE
Mr. AUCKLAND WALLACE
Ir. KENNETH ALLICK
Mr. ERROL OLLIVIERRE

BARROUALLIE DISTRICT:
Mr. LEONARD ADAMS (Chairman)
Mr. IVAN CHARLES
Mr. WELLINGTON WILLIAMS
Mr. CYRIL JOHNSON
Mr. REGINALD ASH
Mr. NATHANIEL BLUGH
Miss VERINA JOHN

LAYOU DISTRICT:
Mr. CLIVE CHARLES (Chairman)
Mr. ROBERT IMELVILLE
Mr. WILLIAM HANNAWAY
Miss VENLCE PATRICK
Mr. ERRIE DOUGLAS
Mr. ALGERNON DOUGLAS
Mr. SAMUEL DESHONG

CANOUAN DISTRICT:
Mr. D. WOODS (Chairman)
Mrs. ADELAIDE KING
Mr. TIHORNHILL SANDY
Mrs. ANNELLA DEROCHE
MAYREAU DISTRICT:
Dr. J. P. EUSTACE (Chairman)
The Head Teacher Mayreau

MUSTIQUE DISTRICT:
Hon. HUGO MONEY-COUTTS (Chairman)
Mr. ARNE HIASSELQUIST
Mr. SIMPSOM HAMILTON

PETIT ST. VINCENT DISTRICT:
Mr. HAZEN RICHARDSON II (Chairman)
Mr. W. DAVID CORRIGAN
Mr. PHILIP A. CHARLES
Mr. CHESTER BELMAR
Mr. NOEL VICTORY

PALM (PRUNE) ISLAND DISTRICT:
Mr. JOHN CALDWELL (Chairman)
Mrs. JOHN CALDWELL
Mr. JOHNNY CALDWELL
Mr. PRINCE CUDJO













310 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 4 AUGUST, 1970.-(No. 44).


No. 202.
APPOINTMENT

Mr. R. D. CAMBRIDGE, Clerical Officer,
Customs and Excise Department, Minis.
try of Finance, as Senior Clerk, Customs
and Excise Department, Ministry of
Finance with effect from 1st July, 1970.
4th August, 1970.


No. 203.


POST OF ELECTRICIAN
ELECTRICAL DEPARTMENT

Applications are invited from suitably
qualified persons for the pensionable
post of Electrician, Electrical Division,
Ministry of Communications, Works
and Labour.
Salary
This post carries a salary in the
scale TI $1,392 x $84-$1,560 x $96-
$2040 x $120-$2,280.
Qualifications
Applicants should possess an Ele-
mentary School Leaving Certificate
and will be required to pass a house-
wireman licence within six months of
appointment. They should have
served a period of apprenticeship with
a recognized electrical contractor or
must have had three years experience
in the electrical field.
Duties
The successful candidate will be re-
quired to assist the Electrical Main-
tenance Officer in the maintenance and
repairs of all installations and equip-
ment under Government control. iHe
might at times be called upon to in-
stall electric wiring of new equipment
and to carry out rewiring of existing
installations.
Applications together with two refer-
ences should be sent to the Chief Per-
sonnel Officer, Service Commissions De-
partment, Kingstown, to reach him not
later than 15th August, 1970.
4th August, 1970.

No. 204.
LEGISLATION

The following Documents are pub-
lisled with this issue of the Gazette:-
S.R. & 0. No. 40.-Union Island Dis-
trict Council By-Laws, 1970.


S.R. & 0. No. 41.-Travelling andc
Subsistence Allowances (Amend-
ment) Regulations, 1970.
Saint Vincent Prison Service Stand-
ing Orders.

By Command,

C. IVOR MARTIN,
Permanent Secretary,
Premier's Office.
PREMIER'S OFFICE,
ST. VINCENT.
4th August, 1970.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.



TRAINING IN SECREFARIAL PRACTICE


Government is again sponsoring a
course of training in Office Arts for ten
Government employees at the Marriaqua
Secondary School. The course will be
for a period of three months commene-
ing on Monday 14th September and will
end on Friday 11th December.
Tlbe sn ,ects covered will be:
Typewriting
Business English
Business Maths
Office Practice.
Trainees will be expected to graduate
with a Typing Speed of at least 30
w.p.m. Grooming, Poise and Public
Speaking will form part of the Training.
2. The course will be full-time, from
9.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. daily, Mondays to
Friday. The Saturday half-day will be
given for revision.
3. A monthly allowance of $12.00
will be given each trainee who lives out
of Mesopotamia for bus transportation.
4. Trainees whose attendance and
punctuality are not satisfactory will be
withdrawn from the course.
5. Preference will be given to those
applicants with G.C.E. '0' Levels in
English and/or Maths.
6. Applications are invited, on Form
Tl, from suitably qualified persons in
the Government Service. These should
be in the applicant's own handwriting
and should be forwarded through the
Lead of Department. Proof of qualifi-
cations should be attached. The appli-
cations, which should be addressed to
the Chief Personnel Officer, Service














SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 4 AUGUST, 1970.-(No. 44).


Commissions Department (and marked:
Attention-Training Officer), must be
submitted by 20th August, 1970.

MARY E. MORGAN,
for Chief Personnel Officer.
28th July, 1970.

Applications are invited from suitably
qualified persons for scholarship places
at universities in the United States of
America from 1971.
The Institute of International Edu-
cation (IIE) in New York is seeking
possible placement for three scholarship
candidates from Barbados and the As-
sociated States. Successful candidates
will be placed at a university where IIE
finds an opening, not necessarily at an
institution of the candidate's own
choice.


St. Vincent will be nominating can-
didates in the following fields:
Art
Drama
Journalism
Industrial Arts
Candidates with five or six relevant
'0' level subjects may apply, but pre-
ference will be given to candidates with
'A' level qualifications and to those with
previous experience in the particular
field of interest.
Applications, on Form TI, should be
submitted to the Chief Personnel Officer
for attention of Training Officer by Sat-
urday August 15th, 1970.

MARY E. MORGAN,
for Chief Personnel Officer.
July 13th, 1970.
(4 ins.)


WAGES REGULATIONS PROPOSALS


PROPOSALS ONLY-TO BE POSTED UP UNTIL 11TH AUGUST, 1970.
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 1970

THE AGRICULTURAL WORKERS WAGES COUNCIL


The Agricultural Workers Wages Council hereby gives notice of its
intention to submit to Cabinet proposals for fixing Statutory minimum remun-
eration, holidays with pay and overtime specified in the Schedule below.
The Wages Council will consider any written representation with respect
to these proposals sent to it within 7 days from 4th August, 1970. Any such
representation should be signed by the person making the same (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 objections should state precise grounds
for their objection.
Dated this 4th day of August, 1970. Issued by Order of the Agricultural
Workers Wages Council.


Department of Labour,
Upper Bay Street,
Kingstown,
August, 1970.


C. E. PROVIDENCE,
Secretary, Wages Council














312 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 4 AUGUST, 1970.-(No. 44).


SCHEDULE




1. The minimum remuneration to be paid to workers to whom this order
applies, employed on time work, shall be as follows:-
Men ...... $2.40 per day for a day of 8 hours
Women ...... $1.90 per day for a day of 8 hours
MINIMUM REMUNERATION FOR OVERTIME.
2. Whenever a worker to whom this Order applies, employed on timework,
works with the consent of his employer for more than eight hours on any ordinary
day he shall be paid (except as is hereinafter provided) for every hour or part
thereof time and a half, and for all work done on Sundays and Public Holidays,
double time. Provided that this does not apply to stockmen, grooms and workers
employed on the shift system but whose total earnings must 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, fortnightly or monthly
basis.

MINIMUM REMUNERATION FOR WATCHMEN.

3. Watchmen employed under this Order shall not receive less than the
daily minimum wage when such earnings are divided by the number of hours
actually worked in the period whether paid on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly
basis.

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, or task work shall be as follows:-
Digging arrowroot: 45 per basket measuring 28" in diameter and filled
to a height of 14";
Digging Peanuts: 300 per kerosene tin filled to the height of the tin;
Picking cotton: 31/i per lb. (No deduction for moisture).
Provided that where a workers is employed on any piece work or task
work the employer shall be deemed to pay wages at less than the minimum
wage unless he shows that the rate for a period of 8 hours was not less than the
minimum wage for a day.

HOLIDAYS WITH PAY.

5. Every worker to whom this Order applies shall be entitled to holidays
with pay as follows:-
1. 7 days holidays with pay for 201 days and over worked.
2. 6 days holidays with pay for 176-200 days worked.
3. 5 days holidays with pay for 151-175 days worked.
4. 4 days holidays with pay for 126-150 days worked
5. 3 days holidays with pay for 100-125 days worked.














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PROPOSALS ONLY-TO BE POSTED UP UNTIL 11TH AUGUST, 1970.
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 1970


THE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS WAGES COUNCIL


The Industrial Workers Wag-es Council hereby gives notice of its intention
to submit to Cabinet propo-als for fixing the P' ii.,,y minimum remuneration
and holidays with pay specified in the Schedule below.
The Wages Council will consider any written representation with re-
spect to these proposals sent to it within 7 days from the 4th day of August
1970. Any such representation should be signed by the persons making the
same (giving his or her addre-ss) 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 objections should state the precise
grounds for their objections.
Dated this 4th day of August, 1970. Issued by Order of the Industrial
Workers Wages Council.
C. E. PROVIDENCE,
Secretary Wages Coincil.
Department of Labour,
Upper Bay Street,
Kingstown,
August, 1970.
SCHEDULE

1. MINIMUM REMUNERATION FOR TIME WORK
The minimum remuneration to be paid to workers to whom this Order
applies, employed on time wor'k, shall be as follows:
Workers in Industrial Undertakiu.ns set out in paragraph (a), (b), (c) and
(d) of the Schedule to Wages Council (Industrial Undertakings) Order, 1958
(S.R. & 0. 1958, No. 25):-
MEN ...... $4.00 per day for a day of 8 hours
WO.MEN ...... $3.00 per day for a day of 8 hours
Provided that persons specified in paragraph (c) of the Schedule to Wages
Council (Industrial Undertakingls) Order, 1958, who are employed in clearing
and cleaning road side drains and trimming grass verges and roadside emb.nk-
ments and removing litter caused by such clearing operations and any other
unskilled workers specified in that paragraph shall be paid a minimum of:-
MEN ...... $2.40 per day for a day of 8 hours
WOMEN $1.90 per day for a day of 8 hours.

2. MINIMUM REMUNERATION FOR OVERTIME.
Whenever a worker to whom this Order applies, employed on time work,
works with the consent of his employer, for more than 8 hours on an ordinary
day or on a Public Holiday, he shall be paid (except as is hereinafter provided)
for every hour or part thereof, time and a half, and for all work done on any
PUBLIC HOLIDAY and Sunday, double time. Provided that this does not
apply to workers employed on the shift system but whose 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, fortnightly
or monthly basis.











314 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 4 AUGUST, 1970.-(No. 44).


3. MINIMUM REMUNERATION FOR WATCIIMEN.
Any watchman employed in Industrial undertakings set out in paragraphs
(a), (b), (e) and (d) of the Wages Council (Industrial Undertakings) Order,
1958, shdl be paid $4.00 per shift of 12 hours.
Provided that watchmen shall not be required to work overtime, nor shall
then be entitled to be paid overtime rates for working on Sundays or public
holidays.
4. REST PERIOD.
Every watchman to whom this Order applies, shall be granted one free
night with full pay per fortnight.
5. MINIMUM REMUNERATION FOR PIECE WORK AND TASK WORK
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 less
than the daily minimum wage.
6. HOLIDAYS WITH PAY
Every worker to whom this Order applies shall be entitled to holidays with
full pay as follows:
(a) 14 working days holiday with pay for 201 days and over worked;
(b) 12 working days holiday wi h pay for 176-200 days worked;
(e) 10 working days holiday with pay for 151-175 days worked;
(d) 8 working days holiday with pay for 126-150 days worked; and
(e) 6 working days holiday with pay for 100-125 days worked.
Provided 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, should he
become ill after the completion of 200 days worked.
Prvided further that a worker shall not be entitled to more than 14 days
holiday with pay after 365 consecutive days worked.
Provided further still that a worker shall not be entitled to more than
7 days sick leave with pay after 365 consecutive days worked.

NOTE
WORKERS TO WHOM THIS ORDER APPLIES AS PROVIDED BY THE
WAGES COUNCIL (INDUSTRIAL UNDERTAKINGS) ORDER, 1958.
Any worker employed by any person, firm, association, company, corporation
or undertaking (not including workers to whom the Wages Council (Agricul-
tural) 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 mineral from
the earth.
(b) Industries in which articles are manufactured, altered, cleaned, re-
paired, ornamented, finished, adapted for sale, broken up, demolished or in which
materials are transformed, including ship-buildinm, and the generation, trans-
formation and transmission of electricity and motive power of any kind.
(c) Construction, reconstruction, maintenance, repair, alteration or demo-
lition of any building, harbour dock, pier, canal, inland waterway, road, tunnel,
bridge, viaduct, sewer, drain, well, telegraphic, or telephonic installation, elec-
trical undertaking, waterwork 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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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1970, No. 40.

UNION ISLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL BY-LAWS.

(Gazetted 4th August, 1970).

PART I

PRELIMINARY.

1. Short title. These Bv-Laws may be cited as the Union Island District
Council By-Laws, 1970.

2. Interpretation. In these By-Laws-
"Clerk" means the Clerk of the Union Island District Council;
"District Council" or "Council" means the Union Island District
Council;
"Island" means the Island of Union Island;
"Ordinance" means the Local Government Ordinance, 1951 (No. 17
of 1951) and all amendments thereto;
"Produce" includes anything whether live or dead, produced in the
course of Agriculture;
"Public Place" means any public way, yard or room in which any
public duty is performed and to which the public have a right
of access, either with or without the payment of a fee.

PART II

GOVERNMENT AND CONTROL.

3. Packages not to be opened in the Street etc. No person shall open
cooper, weigh or pack, or caused to a' *~ ".-, "tieA or packed any goods
on any street, pathway, side-walk or e n to the public use.

4. Building Materials etc. no kept in Street.. rson shall, without
the permission in writing of the fritit CounA G fI. f y any portion of
any street, drain, side-walk or Irif 4m e .WY keeping o leaving building
materials, scaffolding or debris of 1 f\Kiid in connection th the erection or
repair of any building or other stru ur /
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5. Clothes, and Bedding. No bedding or other articles shall be suspended
from any premises adjacent to any street, or hung out in any public place in
he Island not set aside by the District Council for the purpose.

6. Depositing Rubbish. No person shall throw or deposit any fruit, fruit-
skin, fish-offal, rubbish or any offensive matter in any street or other public place
in the Island.

7. Damage( to Street. No person shall damage any street by drawing
on it things of weight, otherwise than upon a vehicle or other suitable contrivance.

8. Encroachment by Fence, Hedges and Trees. (1) If any portion of
any tree overhanging any street or land belonging to or under the control of
the District Council, or if any fence or hedge encroaches upon any such street
or land, the Clerk may give notice to the owner of such tree, fence or hedge,
or the occupier of the premises on which such tree, fence or hedge is standing to
remove the overhanging portion of the tree or remedy the encroachment as the
case may be.
(2) If such owner or occupier makes defauld in complying with the
requirements of the notice within the time specified in such notice (which time
shall not be less than seven days) he shall be guilty of an offence against these
By-Laws:
Provided that it shall be lawful for the Clerk, after the expiration of
the time specified in the said notice, to remove or cause to be removed the over-
hanging portion of the tree referred to, or to remedy the encroachment, and
for that purpose he and any workmen employed by the District Council may
enter upon such lands or any lands adjoining thereto if necessary, and the cost
thereby incurred shall be recoverable by the District Council as a civil debt
against the owner or occupier thereof.

9. Removal of Dangerous Trees. (1) Whenever, in the opinion of the
District Council, it is considered desirable in the interest of the public safety
that any tree which by reason of its height, condition or otherwise, should be
cut down and removed, the District Council shall cause a notice in writing to
be served on the owner or occupier of the premises on which such tree stands
requiring him, within a specified time (which time shall not be less than seven
days) to cut down and remove such tree.
(2) The person upon whom a notice is served shall take all reasonable
measures for the same execution of the work.
(3) In case of default in complying with the notice, the procedure as
laid down in the proviso to By-Law 8 (2) shall apply mutatis mutandis.

10. Animals. No owner or person having the charge of any horse, mule,
ass, sheep, goat, cattle or pig shall suffer the same to be at large or tied in any
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11. Parts of Beach Reserved for Boats. All boats kept, built or repaired
on any beach in the Island shall be kept, built or repaired only in the areas
reserved by the District Council for such purposes:
Provided that the Clerk may by notice in writing call upon the owner
of any delapidated boat to remove such boat from the beach.

12. Notice to District Council of Intention to Build or Rebuild Boats.
(1) Any person who intends to build or rebuild any boat of any description
on any beach in the Island, shall give notice, in writing, to the Clerk of such
intention together with the dimensions of such boat.
(2) The Clerk shall in every case, indicate the site on which any such
boat may be built or repaired and any person who builds or repairs a boat on
a site not so indicated shall be guilty of an offence against these By-Laws.

13. Parts of Beach for Fishing Seine. No fishing seine or net shall be
kept, spread out, hung up to dry or for repair on any part of any beach
except in an area approved by the District Council.

14. Scale of Charges. The charges set out in the First Schedule to these
By-Laws shall be payable in advance to the Clerk by any person intending to
build or rebuild any boat in the Island.

PART III.

CEMETERIES.

15. Animals in Cameteries Forbidden. No person shall ride, lead or
tether any animal, or allow any animal to be at large in any cemetery.

16. Cutting of Grass. No person shall cut grass in any cemetery without
the permission of the Clerk.

17. Injury to Erection etc. in the Cemetery. Any person who:-
(a) Wilfully or negligently destroys or injures any building, wall, fence
or gate belonging to any cemetery; -or
(b) destroys, injures or removes any tree or plant therein on any land
not being an allotment owned by such person; or
(c) puts or affixes any bill, advertisement or other matter or thing what,
soever on any wall, or on any tree in any cemetery; or
(d) injures or defaces any railing, monument, tablet, vase, wreath or
other matter or thing whatsoever upon any allotment not being an
allotment owned by such person, shall be guilty of an offence against
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18. Vehicles. (1) No carriage, motor-car, cart or other vehicle shall enter
or remain in any cemetery except:-
(a) a hearse, carriage or other vehicle entering or being in the cemetery
in connection with a burial therein;
(b) a hearse or other vehicle entering or being in the cemetery for the
purpose of removing a body;
(c) a carriage or other vehicle engaged by some person attending a
funeral;
(d) a carriage or other vehicle engaged by some person lawfully visiting
any grave or allotment;
(e) a cart or other vehicle belonging to the District Council;
(f) a cart or other vehicle entering or being in the cemetery in connec-
tion with some work being done therein.
(2) The driver of any hearse, carriage, motor-car, cart or other vehicle
which shall enter or being in any cemetery contrary to this By-Law shall be
guilty of an offence against these By-Laws.

19. Climbing over Enclosure or Writing on Tombstone. No person shall
wilfully climb or leap or walk over any enclosure or write upon any monument
or tombstone or headstone in any cemetery.

20. Removal of Plants etc. No person shall pluck or take away or remove
any flower, plant or shrub or take away or remove any vase, flower pot or other
article whatsoever f'romn an allotment or froni any part of any cemiiterty without
the express permission of the owner of the allotment.

21. Allotment to be kept clean. The owner of every allotment or the
person having charge thereof shall maintain such allotment in a clean condition.

22. Clerk may require cleaning of Allotment. The Clerk may require
the owner of any allotment or the person having charge thereof to clean the said
allotment whenever in his opinion such cleaning is required.

23. District Council to clean Allotment when Owner cannot be found.
In case where the owner or person, having the charge of an allotment, cannot
be found or has failed to clean his allotment after having been requested to
do so bv the Clerk it shall be the duty oE the District Council to do such cleaning
as may be necessary and the cost thereby incurred shall be recoverable by the
District Council in the same manner as a civil debt against the owner or occupier
thereof.

24. Memorial or Gravestone. No memorial or grave stone shall be taken
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25. Right to cut down unsightly Shrub or Plant. Small shrubs, plants
and flowers may be placed on any grave but the District Council reserves the
right to prune, cut down, dig up, and remove after due notice to the owner of
the allotment or grave space, any shrub, plant or flower, at any time, if in their
opinion, the same has become unsightly or insanitary.

26. Application for Burial. Every person, desiring to have a corpse in-
terred in any cemetery, shall make application for the purpose to the Clerk, and
shall produce at the time of making such application, the certificate of death,
or in the case of a still-born child, the requisite medical or other certificate.

27. Permission to open Grave and bury Bodies essential. No Grave shall
be opened, and no burial shall take place without the consent of the Clerk.

28. Schedule of fees for Interment, Allotments, Memorials etc. The sums
set out in the Second Schedule of these By-Laws shall be paid to the Council
prior to any interment, allotment of ground, or erection of any memorial, en-
closure or cross.

PART IV

MARKET.

29. Opening andl closing of Market. The market shall be opened to the
public from 6.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. except on Sundays, Bank Holidays, and
days proclaimed to be Public Holidays when it shall be opened from 6.00 a.m.
to 9.00 a.m. or at such other times as may be permitted by the District Council.

30. Sale of Fish and Meat. No person shall expose for sale in any street
or in any public place other than in the market, or other place approved by the
District Council, any meat, fish, whale-meat or turtle:
Provided that nothing herein contained shall extend to prevent any person
from disposing of any tinned meat or salted fish in any shop or in the course of
any auction of general effects.

31. Butchers, Slaughtermen and Fish Vendors. (1) No person shall
butcher or slaughter animals or sell fish in the market unless he produces a
medical .I't1, l.. of fitness and pays to the Clerk the licence fee prescribed
in the Third Schedule to these By-laws.
(2) Medical certificates and licences shall expire on the 30th June and
31st December in each year.

32. Ticket Dues. (1) No person shall sell, offer for sale, or expose for the
purpose of sale any produce other than in the market or until after such pro-
duce has been brought to the market and the market dues referred to in the
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Provided, however, that this By-Law shall not apply to a person selling
or disposing of any such produce at his residence, shop or store.
(2) Every person disposing of produce except at his own residence, shop
or store shall produce his market ticket in respect thereof to any agent of the
District Council immediately on being requested to do so.
(3) It shall be the duty of every vendor to make the required payment
to the Clerk before any article is sold.

33. Meat Market. The stalls in the market set apart for the purpose of
selling meat shall be used exclusively for the sale of meat and shall be hired
half-yearly to such persons as the District Council may approve on application
made in writing for the half-years ending the 30th June and 31st December,
respectively, at the rates specified in the Fourth Schedule to these By-Laws.

34. Butcher to wear clean Apparel. Every butcher shall keep his stall
clean and shall wear an apron and shall provide himself with clean towels and
shall keep his scales, weight and other appliances in a clean and sanitary con-
dition.

35. Fish. Boats bringing fresh or corned-fish intended for sale, shall
on arrival, be beached only on that portion of the sea frontage reserved for that
purpose.

36. Fish to. be weighed. All catches of fish, before being offered for sale,
shall be brought to the market for the purpose of ascertaining the dues payable
thereon in accordance with the Fifth Schedule to these By-Laws which dues
shall be payable to the Clerk or other officer authorised by the District Council
to receive the same.

37. Sale of Fish. All such fish shall be sold on counters provided in the
market for that purpose.

38. Weighing of Articles. All articles or things in the market shall be
properly weighed and in all cases of dispute with respect to the weight thereof
the seller, if required to do so by the prospective purchaser, shall cause such
article or thing to be weighed in the presence of the Clerk or other officer ap-
pointed by the District Council.

39. Preservation of order. Every person resorting to the market as buyer,
seller, or otherwise shall at all times comply with reasonable directions of the
Clerk or other officer responsible for the maintenance of order in the market
or for the due observance of any By-Laws of the Distict Council.

40. Ejectment of Offenders from Market. The Clerk may without using
.more force than is necessary in the circumstances eject or cause to be ejected
any person contravening these By-Laws:









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Provided that such ejectment shall not be a bar to any subsequent crim-
inal proceedings.

41. Dogs Prohibited. No person shall bring a dog, or permit, any dog
to follow him into or remain with him in the market, and it shall be lawful
for the Clerk to eject or cause to be ejected any dog found therein.

42. Articles to be sold in places provided for the purpose. No person
resorting to the market for the sale of any article, shall place such article in
any part of the market other than the place set apart for that purpose.

43. Articles left at Owner's risk. Articles left in the market shall be left
at the sole risk of the person or persons leaving the same.

44. Miscellaneous Offences. No person shall:-
(a) Sit or lie on any counter, stand or table in the market;
(b) Throw away dirt, filth, rubbish or litter in the market;
(c) Loiter in or about the market;
(d) Remain in the market during the hours in which the market is not
opened to the public.
(e) Light any fire in the market or cook therein, except in such parts
thereof and under such conditions as may from time to time be
permitted by the Clerk;
(f) Place or keep the hide of any animal in any part of the market other
than the place set apart by the Clerk from time to time for the
purpose.

45. Penalty. Any person who contravenes or fails to comply with any
of the provisions of these By-Laws shall be guilty of an offence against these
By-Laws and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty
dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months and in the
case of a continuing offence, to a fine not exceeding ten dollars for each day
during which the offence continues.

PART V

ORDER AT MEETINGS.
46. Rules for Members speaking. In speaking at meetings of the District
Council the following rules shall be strictly observed:-
(1) Every Member shall speak standing, and shall address his observa-
tions to the Chairman.
(2) When a Member wishes to speak he shall rise, but shall not begin
to speak until the Chairman shall have called upon him to do so.








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(3) When a Member has finished his observations he shall resume his
seat and any other Member wishing to address the Council may rise.
(4) If more than one Member rise at the same time, the Chairman will
call on the member who first catches his eye.
(5) No Member shall:-
(a) Impute improper motives to any other Member;
(b) Make a personal charge against another Member;
(c) Use offensive expression;
(d) Indulge in personalities.
(6) By the indulgence of the Council, a Member may explain matters
of a personal nature, although there is no question before the Coun-
cil, but such matters may not be debated, and a M, ',. -r must confine
himself strictly to the vindication of his own conduct.
(7) Any Member who deviates from these rules may be immediately
called to order by the Chairman, or by any other Member rising
on a point of order. If any question shall arise as to whether the
Member is or is not in order that question shall be decided by the
Chairman.
(8) Any Member may rise to a point of order at any time during the
speech of another Member, stating that he rises to a point of order.
The Member who was speaking must thereupon resume his seat,
and so must the Member who rose to a point of order, when he has
concluded his appeal to the Chairman.
(9) No other Member may, except by leave of the Chairman, speak to
the point of order, and the Chairman shall, after the statement of
the point has been concluded, give his decision, after which the
Member who was speaking at the time the point of order was raised
shall be entitled to proceed with his speech, giving effect to the
rule of the Chair.
(10) When the Chairman rises during a debate, any Member then speak-
ing or wishing to speak shall resume his seat, and the Council shall
be silent so that the Chairman may be heard without interruption.
47. Order at Meetings of the Council and in Committee.
(1) The Chairman shall be responsible for the observance of the rules
relating to order at the Council, and his decision upon any point
of order shall not be open to appeal, and shall not be reviewed by
the Council except upon a substantive motion made after notice.
(2) The Chairman after having called the attention of the Council to
the conduct of a Member who persists in irrelevance or tedious
repetition, either of his own arguments, or of the arguments used
by other Members in the debate, may direct the Member to discon-
tinue his speech and resume his seat.












(3) A Member who persists in standing after the Chairman has risen,
and refuses to resume his seat when directed so to do or who per-
sistently interropts the Chairman, shall be directed to withdraw from
the Col"-cil for the remainder of the sitting or named for dis-
regarding the authority of the Chairman under this By-Law.
(4) The Chairman may order a Member whose conduct is grossly dis-
orderly to withdraw immediately from the Council during the re-
mainder of the day's sitting, and may direct such steps to be taken
as are required to enforce his order.
(5) If a direction to withdraw under this By-Law be not complied with
at once. or if on any occasion, the Chairman deems that his power
is inadequate, the Chairman may name such Member in pursuancer
of the next succeeding paragraph of this By-Law.
(6) If any Member disregards the authority of the Chairman, or per-
sistently commits breaches of the rules contained in By-Law 46
or abuses the rules by persistently and wilfully obstructing the
business of the Council, or otherwise, then : -
(a) If the offence has been conmnit-ted at the Council the Chair-
man may name such Member, and thereupon, any other
Member may move that the Member so named be suspended
from the service of the Council. Thereupon the Chairman
shall put to the vote the question of such motion-" That
such-Member be suspended from the service of the Council."'
No amendment, adjournment, or debate allowed.
(b) If the offence has been committed in Committee, the Chair-
man shall forthwith suspend the proceedings of the Com-
mittee and report the circumstances to the Council, and the
Chairman on a motion being made shall thereupon put the
same question without amendment, adjournment or' debate
as if the offence has been committed at the Council itself.
(c) If any such motion be carried, and a Member be suspended,
his suspension shall last until the next meeting of the Coun-
cil.
(7) Not more than one Member shall be named at the same time, unless
several Members present together have jointly committed such of-
fence.
(8) A Member who is directed to withdraw or who is suspended ufider
this By-Law shall forthwith leave the Council and its precincts.
(9) If any Member who has been directed to withdraw or who has been
suspended under this By-Law, refuses at any time to obey the direc-
tion of the Chairman to withdraw from the Council and its pre-
cincts, the Chairman shall call the attention of the Council to the
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in his direction, and the Member named by him as having so refused
to obey his direction, shall thereupon, without further question be
suspended from the service of the Council during the remainder of
the session.
(10) A Member who is directed to withdraw or who is suspended
under this By-Law shall not be entitled to attend the sitting from
which le wa;I, direelted to withdraw, or in a case of suspension, to
attend such sitting until the termination of his suspension.
(11) If resort to force is necessary, the Chairman may suspend the sitting
during 1iie removal of the Member.
(12) In the case of grave disorder arising in the Council the Chairman
may, if lie thinks it necessary to do so, adjourn the Council as the
case may be, without quesi ionl pt, or suspend the sitting for a
time to be nmled by hini.
(13) Any Member who has used objectionable, abusive, insulting or
offensive words or language or any unparliamentary expression
and, on being called to order, has refused to withdraw such words
or language or expression or to explain them and has not offered
an apology for the use thereof to the satisfaction of the Council,
may be proceeded against and dealt with as though he has com-
mitted an offence under paragraph (6) of this By-Law.

48. Penalty for breach not specified. Any Member who has committed
any breach of order not specified in By-Laws 46 and 47 may be proceeded
againstt and dealt with as though he had committed an offence under paragraph
(6) of By-Law 47.

FIRST SCHEDULE (By-Law 14)
For each boat over 60 ft. ...... ...... $15.00 per year or part thereof.
For each boat over 30 ft. but less than 60 feet $10.00 per year or part thereof.
For each boat 30 ft. or under ...... ...... $ 5.00 per year or part thereof.
Space for open fishing boats shall be free of charge.

SECOND SCHEDULE (By-Law 28)
For the:-
(a) Burial of the body of a person whose age at the time of death
exceeds ten years ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... $1.00
(b) Burial of the body of a person whose age at the time of death
is ten years or under ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... $ .50
(c) Allotment of ground (4 ft. by 6 ft.) for the exclusive right of
burial therein ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... $6.00










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(d) Right to erect a memorial of material other than wood 0on land
not acquired ........ ......... ...... $6.00
(e) Right to erect a wooden cross on land not acquired ...... ...... $ .60


THIRD SCHEDULE
For selling every bull, ox, cow, heifer or calf:-
(a) The four quarters weighing not more than 100 lbs. ......


(By-Law 31)


...... $0.75


(b) The
than
(c) The
than
(d) The
Pigs:-


four quarters weighing
200 lbs. ...... ......
four quarters weighing
300 lbs ...... ....
four quarters weighing


more than 100 lbs.

more than 200 Ibs.

more than 300 lbs.


For every pig weighing not more than 50 lbs.
For every pig weighing more than 50 lbs.


Sheep:-

Goat:-


For every sheep

For every goat


Turtle:-
For every turtle under 50 lbs. ......
For every turtle over 50 lbs. ......

FOURTH SCHEDULE

Licences and Rental of Butcher Stalls:-
Slaughtermen's licence per half-year ......
Butcher's licence per half-year ......
Fish Vendor's licence per half-year
Huckster's licence per half-year ......
Rental of stall per half-year ...... ......

FIFTH SCHEDULE


........ ...... $0.35
..... ...... ...... $0.75

(By-Law 33)


$0.50
$1.20
$1.20
$0.60
$2.00


(By-Law 36)


Fresh and salted fish:-
Five percent of the value of the fish as estimated by the Clerk:


but not

but not


more

in ore


$1.50


...... $]1.75
...... ...... $2.00

...... ...... $0.25
...... $0.50


...... ...... ...... ...... ...... $ 0 .2 5


...... ...... ........ ...... $0 .25


..... ......
.. .....
... ..... I
... .....










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Provided that if the Vendor is dissatisfied with the Clerk's estimate,
he shall have the right to have the fish weighed.
SIXTH SCHEDULE (By-Law 32)
Sale of Produce, (Ticket Dues) : -
For every space 4 ft. square ...... ...... $0.24
For every table space ...... ...... ...... $0.54
For every stand .... ...... ...... $0.54

Made by the Union Island District Council under Section 56 (1) of the
Local Government Ordinance, 1951, (No. 17 of 1951) this 11th day of November,
1969.

UNION ISLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL
PHILIP CRUCKSHANK
Chairman.
Confirmed by the Governor under Section 56 (4) of the aforesaid Local
Government Ordinance this 21st day of July, 1970.

C. I. MARTIN,
Secretary to the Cabinet.


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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.

1970, No. 41.

TRAVELLING AND SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCES (AMENDMENT)
REGULATIONS.

(Gazetted 4th August, 1970).


1. Short title. These Regulations may be cited as the Travelling and
Subsistence Allowances (Amendment) Regulations. 1970, and shall be read as
one with the Travelling and Subsistence Allowances Regulations, 1957, (S.R. & 0.
1957, No. 11), as amended from time to time (hereinafter referred to as the
principal Regulations).

2. Commencement. These Regulations shall be deemed to have come into
operation on the 1st d(ay of January, 1970.

3. Third Schedule to principal Regulations repealed and replaced. The
Third Schedule to the principal Regulations is hereby revoked and replaced
with the following:-

THIRD SCHEDULE. (Regulation 13 (2)).

Governor, Ministers and Officials representing Saint Vincent on Government
Business outside the State.

For Government business in the Governor and Ministers
United Kingdom and places in ...... $25.00 per day.
the Caribbean other than Ja- Officials ...... $15.00 per day.
maica, the Bahamas and depen- (East Caribbean Currency).
denies of the United States of
America
For Government business in Ca ida'. .Ministers
.:' -"$25.00 per day.
Officih:, .. $15.00 per day.
*'C rency)
For Government business ip: heV, Governor a tI Ministers
United States of Americ and /,/... $25.00 per day.
its dependencies (inclu'ng Officials /' '/...... $15.00 per day.
Y Puerto Rico), in the Bahals -LU SCu ncv)
T











and in Central and South
American Countries
For Government business in Ja-
maica


Governor and Ministers
...... $25.00 per day.
Officials ...... $15.00 per day.
(Jamaica Currency


Made by the Governor under section 5A of the Travelling and Subsistence
Allowance Ordinance, 1946, (No. 34 of 1946) this 21st day of July, 1970.


C. 1. MARTIN,
Secretary to the Cabinet.


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KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.


1970


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