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    Supplement to Gazette: Minutes of the Eleventh Sitting of the First Session of the House of Assembly held at the Assembly Chamber on the 21st May, 1970
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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE


!. 1 SsA. Yv l 2 A Ori t .


VoL. 103.] RAINT VINCENT, TUlESDAY, 25 AUGUST, 1970. [No. 47.


GOVERNMENT


NOTICES.


No. 157.
HURRICANE 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.

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

(2) Toudspeaker and Radio
Announcements.
(3) Three saluting guns will
be fired.
(1) A red flag with a black
rectangular centre will be
flown from Police Stations.

(2) Loudspeaker and Radio
Announcements.


FINAL HURRICANE
WARNING
(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.


KINGa'sWN :








RURAL AREAS:


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330 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 AUGUST, 1970.-(No. 47.)


No. 158.
CENTRAL HURRICANE COMMITTEE


It is notified for general information that the Central Hurricane Committee
is comprised of:-
The Premier (Chairman)
The Minister of Home Affairs (Deputy Chairman)
The Financial Secretary
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 Coimmerce
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:
CHATEAUBELAIR DISTRICT: Mr. ARTHUR BYAM
(Chairmnu) Mr. MOULTON BROWNE
Dr. J. ROBERTSON Mrs. ENID WALKER
Rev. N. BUCliANAN Mrs. MORE JACK
The Sanitary Inspector
The Corporal KINGSTOWN DISTRICT:
The Hd. Teacher Mr. H. MORRIS Mr. S. N. BALLANTYNE (Chairman]
Hospital & District Nurses Mr. E. M. ISRAEL (Warden)
MXr. A. REDDOCK Mr. BRUCE 0. BONADIE
Mr. B. FRANKLIN Mr. B. A. DESHONG
Mrs. N. FRANCIS Mr. J. M. BURKE
Mr. V. DELECIA Mr. H. B. CRICHTCN
Mrs. A. EDWARDS Mr. R. B. RUSSELL
Mr. 0. DEBIQUE Mr. A. F. KING
Mr. W. GLASGOW Mr. GEORGE KING
Mrs. V. SCOTT Mr. ELFORD McLEAN
Mrs. F. JAMES
Miss V. FINDLAY
Miss N. CHARLES CALLIAQUA DISTRICT:
Miss E. IIADAWAY Mr. ERIC ALEXANDER (Chairman
Mr. C. McKENZIE Mr. JONATHAN BABB
Mrs. JUANITA MITCHELL
TROUMACA DISTRICT: Mr. EDWIN BYRON
Mr. AUGUSTUS FERDINAND (Cliairmanil Mr. R. A. CLOUDEN
Mr. LEONARD PROVIDENCE Mr. G. P. DOUGAN
Mr. MAUXFORD PROVIDENCE Mr. JOHN DOUGAN















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 AUGUST, 1970.-(No. 47.) 331


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. ERnMT CLARKE
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
--r. ALFRED CLARKE
Mr. NATHAN SUTTON
Rev. ALLAN KIRTON

LOWMANS WD. DISTRICT:
Mr. IRVIN ROBERTSON (Chairman)
Mr. OFFORD 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
Miss JENIFER JONES

BIABOU DISTRICT:
Mr. GARDEN WILLIAMS (Chairman)
Mr. FREDERICK OLLIVIERRE
Mr. JESHURON JOHNSON
Mr. GEORGE JOHNSON
Mr. GEORGE GOODLUCK
Mr. C. A. THOMPSON
Mr. ESAU BALLAD


MARRIAQUA DISTRICT:
Mrs. VELMA BROWNE (Chairm. a)
Mr. A. D. DRAYTON
Mr. HAYWOOD MARECHEAU
Mr. CLIVE RICHARDSON
Mr. EDWARD RICHARDSON
Mr. LEON PARSONS
Miss HYACINTH PIERRE.

BEQUIA DISTRICT:
Mr. WALTER BYNOE (Chairman)
Mr. WILLIAM TENNIS
Mr. JONATHAN WILLIAMS
Mr. ORMONDE HAZELL
Mr. CASEMBE BONADIE
Mr. AUCKLAND WALLACE
Mir. 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 BLUGI-I
Miss VERINA JOHN

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

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


MUSTIQUE DISTRICT:
Hon. HUGO MONEY-COUTTS
AMr. ARNE HASSELQUIST
Mr. SIMPSO-M HAMILTON


(Chairman)


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 CALDWELrL
Mr. PRINCE CUDJO














332 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 AUGUST, 1970.-(No. 47.)


No. 216.
IN THE MATTER OF THE LAND ACQUISITION ORDINANCE, 1946.
(No. 22 of 1946).

PRELIMINARY NOTIFICATION.

(Under Section 4 of the Ordinance)

"WHEREAS it is enacted by Section 4 of the Land Acquisition Ordinance
(No. 22 of 1946) that if the Governor considers that any land may be required
for a public purpose and it is necessary to make a preliminary survey or other
investigation of the land, he may cause a notification to that effect to be pub-
lished in the Gazette:
AND WEEREAS the Governor considers that a portion of land approximately
6 acres in extent at Clare Valley in the Parish of St. Andrew being the property
said to belong to Mr. George Walker is likely to be acquired for a public purpose,
to wit, the layout of a housing project.
AND WHEREAS it is necessary to make a preliminary survey of the said por-
tion of land;
Now THEREFORE, this is to require all persons interested to allow the Author-
ised Officer (and his agents, assistants and workmen) :
(a) to enter upon and survey and take levels of any land in any locality to
which the notification relates;
(h) to dig or bore into the sub-soil of such land;
(e) to do all other acts necessary to ascertain whether the land is adapted
to such purpose;
(d) to set out the boundaries of the land intended to be taken, and the
intended line of the work, if any, proposed to be done thereon;
(e) to mark levels and lines by placing marks and cutting trenches;
(f) where otherwise the survey cannot be completed, the levels taken or the
boundaries or line of work set out, to cut down and clear away any
standing crop, fence, tree or bush;
(g) to do all such other acts as may be incidental to, or necessary for, any
of the purposes aforesaid:
C. I. MARTIN,
Secretary to the Cabinet.
2ith August, 1970.


No. 217.
APPOINTMENT

MARRIAGE OFFICER

Mr. DOLRIDGE V. GILL of the Apostolic
Faith Mission as a Marriage Officer of
the State with effect from 25th August,
1970 or until his appointment as a Min-
ister is revoked, whichever is sooner.
(MHA. 029).
25th August, 1970.

No. 218.
EERRATUM

Reference Gazette Notice No. 214 of
the 18th August, 1970.
U.S. CONSULAR REPRESENTATION
The title of the newly appointed U.S.
Vice-Consul in Bridgetown, Barbados,
was incorrectly given as Miss. It is Mr.
LUCIANO MANGIAFICO.
25th August, 1970.


No. 219.


LEGISLATION.


The following Documents are pub-
lished with this issue of the Gazette:-

S.R. & 0. No. 44.-The Petroleum
(Production) Regulations, 1970.

S.R. & 0. No. 45.-Agricultural Work-
ers Wages Regulations Order, 1970.

S.R. & 0. No. 46.-Industrial Workers
Wages Regulations Order, 1970.

S.R. & 0. No. 47.-Shop Assistants
Wages Regulations Order, 1970.

S.R. & 0. No. 48.-Domestic Servants
Wages Regulations Order., 1970.
25th August, 1970.














SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 AUGUST, 1970.-(No. 47.) 333


No. 220.
SUPPLEMENT TO GAZETTE.

Copies of the Minutes of the Eleventh
Sitting of the First Session of the House
of Assembly held at the Assembly Cham-
ber on the 21st May, 1970 which may be
seen at the Government Office, the Kings-
town Library and all Revenue Offices are
published with this issue of the Gazette.
25th August, 1970.
By Command,
C. IVOR MARTIN,
Permanent Secretary,
Premier's Office.
PREMIER'S OFFICE,
ST. VINCENT.
25th August, 1970.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

NOTICE.

It is notified for public information
thta the undermentioned vehicles will
be offered for sale by Public Auction at
the Revenue Office Compound, Port
Elizabeth, Bequia. on Monday 7th Sep-
tember. 1970 at 3.00 p.m.
(1) Reg. No. T.1131 Bedford Tipper
(2) T.1352 Land Rover
These vehicles may be seen at the
Revenue Office Compound, Port Eliza-
beth, Bequia. on any working day.
MOULTON V. WILLIAMS,
Permanent Secretary/
CommunicationslVorks & Labour.


18th August, 1970.

KINGSTOWN BOARD NOTICE



The Revising Officer will hold a Court
for revising the Electors' Roll for
Kingstown at the Public Library on
Monday, September 7, 1970, at 9:00 a.m.

EDMUND M. ISRAEL,
Warden.
24th August, 1970.



ST. VINCENT CO-OPERATIVE
ARROWROOT ASSOCIATION



ARROWROOT BOARD NOTICE



A Statutory General Meeting of
members of the St. Vincent Co-opera-
tive Arrowroot Association has been ar-
ranged for Friday 28th August, 1970, at
10.00 a.m. at the offices of the Associa-
tion.

AGENDA:

To ballot for fifteen members who will
later elect six members to serve on
the Arrowroot Board for the crop
year 1970/71.

D. E. JACK,
General Manager.
7th August, 1970.


NOTICE


UNDER THE LIQUOR LICENCES ORDINANCE NO. 11 OF 1948.

It is notified for general information that the Quarterly Liquor Licensing
Session will be held in the undermentioned Parishes for the purpose of hearing
applications from the applicants in their respective parishes, for the granting
of Certificates in accordance with the provisions of the Liquor Licences Ordin-
ance No. 11 of 1948 at the times and places stated hereunder:


Parish


Time and Place of Session


St. Andrew & St. George


St. David


At the Court House, Kingstown on
Wednesday 30th September, 1970 at
10.00 a.m.
At the Court House, Chateaubelair on
Thursday 17th September, 1970 at
10.00 a.m.














334 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 AUGUST, 1970.-(No. 47.)


The Grenadines (Bequia)

The Grenadines (Union Is.)


.... At the Court House, Bequia on Friday
25th September, 1970 at 10.00 a.m.
..... At the Court House, Union Island on
Monday 2Sth September, 1970 at 10.00
a.m.


Notices of intention to oppose the grant of any Certificates stating in general
terms the ground of opposition, must be served upon the applicant and upon
the Magistrates not later than Seven (7) days before the date fixed for the
holding of the Licensing Session.

C. E. A. RAWLE.

D. K. McINTYRE.
Magistrates.


Parish Names of Applicants Occupation Residence Situation of
Premises


St. Andrew ,Basil Trent 1..... 1-.- Sion Hill Kingstown
and DeFreitas Merchant Halifax St., Halifax St.,
St. George Enterprises Kingstown Kingstown
(Brian DeFreitas)
tJohn Joshua Proprietor 'Lr. Middle St. Lr. Middle St.
Clement Victory Shopkeeper Fairbairn Fairbaiin
Pasture Pasture
tEusom Davis ,, P
Edson Joseph C'., .. ,,, ,11
,John R. King Shopkeeper Arnos Vale Arnos Vale
Victor H. John Proprietor Biabon New Prospect
#Beltram Mofford Shopkeeper Belmont Diamond
Maurice Rogers Clerk Sion Hill Sion Hill
Roy Maloney Labourer r,, I !11, Park Richland Park
tNorma Glasgow Shopkeeper Camden Park Camden Park
Marie Gordon Housewife Questelles Questelles
Lionel Slater Fisherman Clare Vrlley Clare Valley
Alfred Bushay Shopceeper Francois i Francois
Owen Regisford Proprietor Bridgetown Bridgetown

St. David Daniel Cuthbert Carnenter Chateaubelair Chateaubelair


Grenadines
(Bequia)




Union Island


John
Duncan Ashton

$Geoffrey G. Wallace

Dermott Ollivierre
Clive L. Tannis
Beresford Simmons

H. K. Richardson
Janetta McIntosh


Shopkeeper

Business
Ma nager
Electrician
Merchant
Carpenter

Hotelier
Housewfie


Rose Hall

Belmont, Bequia


Rose Hall

Belmont Beach


Paget Farm Paget Farm
Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth
Lower Bay Lower Bay

Petit St.Vincent Petit St.Vincent
Clifton Clifton


* Transfer of Name of Holder.
t Transfer of Premises
t Transfer of Class of Licence.

D. K. McINTYRE.
Magistrates-















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 AUGUST, 1970.-(No. 47.) 335


EAST CARIBBEAN CURRENCY AUTHORITY

BRITISH CARIBBEAN CURRENCY BOARD COIN IN CIRCULATION
AS AT 31ST JULY,1970

(Pursuant to the British Caribbean Currency Agreement 1964, Article 10 (3))

$ c. $ c.


ANTIGUA
BARDADOS
DOMINICA
GRENADA
MONTSERRAT
ST.KITTS/NEVIS/ANGUILI A
ST. LUCIA
ST. VINCENT

GUYANA

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO


"Proof Sets"


4.... 7.425.00
..... 1,5 0,500.42
181.475.00
339,775.00
51,575.00
205,600.00
241,625.00
178,075.00

- 448,667.00

904,946.00


1,32453,6130.42


1,353,613.00


4,599,663.42
1.870.00

4,601,533.42


C. S. JOHNSON,
Actig Managing Director.
















336 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 25 AUGUST, 1970.-(No. 47.)


EAST CARIBBEAN CURRENCY AUTHORITY


STATEMENT OF


Liabilities


ASSETS AND LIABILITIES AS AT
31ST JULY, 1970


Assets


DEMANDD LIABILITIES: EXTERNAL ASSETS:


EC$


EC $


NOTES IN CIRCULATION _...51,258,627


COIN IN CIRCULATION

MONEY AT CALL



INTERNATIONAL
ORGANIZATIONS







BANKERS' DEPOSITS

GENERAL RESERVE


..... 4,601,533

..... ],880,000



26,872 57,767,032


EC $
CURRENT ACCOUNTS
AND AIONEY AT
CALL IN LONDON ..... 8,083,684

UNITED KINGDOM
TREASURY BILLS -.23,064,000

OTHER UNITED
KINGDOM GOVERN-
MENT SECURITIES -...26,912,627


FOREIGN NOTES AND
COIN IN PROCESS OF
REDEMPTION
COMMERCIAL BANKS
BALANCES


BRITISH CARIBBEAN
CURRENCY BOARD
960,000 NOTES
GOVERNMENT LOCAL
5,840,468 DEBENTURES


EC$


3,064

271,112 58,334,487



8,925

2,995,050


OTHER LIABILITIES


LOCAL TREASURY
1,412,063 BILLS -" 2,162,600


OTHER ASSETS


2,478,501


EC$65,979,563


EC$65,979,563


[Proportion of external
assets to demand liabili-
ties 101% ]

Convertible into sterling on demand.


C. S. JOHNSON,
Acting Managing Director.


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







139

SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1970, No. 44.


THE PETROLEUM (PRODUCTION) REGULATIONS.


(Gazetted 25th August, 1970.)


1. Short Title. These Regulations may be cited as the Petroleum (Pro-
duction) Regulations, 1970.
2. Interpretation. In these Regulations:
"Citizen of Saint Vincent" or "National of Saint Vincent" means
a person regarded as belonging to Saint Vincent for the purposes
of Chapter 1 of the Constitutio i set out in Schedule 2 to the Saint
Vincent Constitution Order, 1969;
"non-resident company" means a company not controlled in Saint
Vincent, whether or not such company is:
(i) incorporated in Saint Vincent, or
(ii) engaged in trade or business in St. Vincent.
3. Application of the Regulations. These Regulations shall have effect in
relation to applications for, and the model clauses to be prescribed for inclusion,
unless the the Governor thinks fit to modify or exclude them in any particular
case, in, licences to search and bore for, and get petroleum-
(a) in strata in the areas of Saint Vincent and waters adjacent thereto
which lie on the landward side of the high water mark of the sea
at ordinary spring tide (in these regulations referred to as "land
areas"); and
(b) in strata in the areas which lie on the seaward side of the high water
mark of the sea at,._j inary spring tides underlying the sea waters
surrounding the',ostT6 ohe island of Saint Vincent and all other
islands wi tnlIa tjjil e'-icluding the seabed and subsoil situ-
ated beneath. territoT,' hl's and the continental shelf of Saint
y Vincent'(d&t iese regulatji' re red to as "submarine areas").
NI c-) /"i ,,- 1. ..^"/ >i l









140


4. Applicants for licences. Persons who are citizens of Saint Vincent
and are resident in Saint Vincent or who are bodies corporate incorporated
in St. Vincent or who are non-resident companies may apply in accordance
with these Regulations for a production licence which may be in respect of a
land area or a submarine area.

5. Applications for production licences. (1) An application for a
production licence shall be made in writing and shall be in the form set out
in Schedule 1 hereto or in a form substantially to the like effect, sent to the
Governor and shall be accompanied by the appropriate fee and by such evidence
in support thereof as is referred to in that Schedule.
(2) If any of the matters stated in an application shall change after
the application is made but before a licence is granted or the Governor informs
the applicant that the application is refused, the applicant shall forthwith
give notice in writing to the Governor giving particulars of the change.

6. Non-invited applications. (1) An application for a production licence
in accordance with the provisions of this regulations (in these Regulations called
a "non-invited application") may, subject to the next following paragraph,
be made in respect of any land area.
(2) No non-invited application may be made in respect of an area which
is, or is comprised in, an area in respect of which the Governor has published
a Gazette notice in accordance with regulation 7 (2) unless it is made in respect
of any area which is, or is comprised in, an area in respect of which the Gov-
ernor has published a Gazette notice to the effect that he is once more prepared
to receive non-invited applications in respect of the area therein described or
ihereby specified.
(3) Every non-invited application shall be in respect of a clearly defined
area, described in the application which shall be accompanied by two copies
of a map or chart as may be required by the Governor, upon which shall be
delineated the boundaries of the area in respect of which a licence is applied
for.
(4) No licence shall be granted pursuant to a non-invited application
in respect of an area of less tlan 5,000 acres unless the Governor otherwise
determines.
(5) Where an applicant makes a non-invited application for two or more
separate areas a licence may be granted in respect of said two or more areas.

7. Invited applications. (1) Every application for a production license
pursuant to these regulations, not being a non-invited application made puruant
to the last foregoing regulation, (in these regulations referred to as an "invited
application") shall be-
(a) in respect of all or part of the ar,;a described or specified by a
Gazette notice published in accordance with the next following
paragraph.











(b) lodged within the period spec-ified by such a notice as ti.e period
during which the Governor is prepared to receive applications in
respect of the area so specified.
(2) The Gazette notice referred to in the last foergoing paragraph is
a Gazette notice describing or specifying by reference to a map area: in respect
of which the Governor is prepared to receive applications for production licenses
and specifying the dates within which applications in respect of the blocks so
specified are to be made.

8. Form of licences. (1) Every licence shall incorporate the model
clauses respectively prescribed by the next following paragraph for the kind
of licence to which that licence belongs unless the Governor thinks fit to modify
or exclude, in any particular case, the clauses so prescribed.
(2) The clauses prescribed for incorporation in licences of the following
kinds are those set out in the respective schedules to these regulations that is
to say-
(a) for incorporation in production licences in respect of submarine
areas, the clauses s;t out in Schedule 2;
(b) for incorporation in prod-. tion licences in respect of land areas,
th' clauses set ott in Schedule 3.

9. Fees. (1) With any non-invited application for a production licence
there shall be paid a fee oE five hundred dollars but if the application shall
be refused on the grounds-
(a) that the Governor proposes to publish a Gazette notice pursuant to
Regulation 7 inviting applications for production licenses in respect
of areas comprising the whole or any part of the area for a licence
in respect of which that application is made; or
(b) that the Governor proposes to grant a licence in respect of the whole
or any part of the area in respe,.t of which the application is made
to an applicant whose application in respect thereof was made to
the Governor before receipt of ttle application which is so refused,
the Governor will repay the fee in respect of the application so refused.
(2) With every invited anplie-tion for a production licence there shall
be paid a fee of on? thousand dollars.

10. Plurality of Licences. Nothing in thise, Regulations shall prevent
monre than one applivanlio buing inm.e by the *same person or more than one
lic-cte being granted to him.










SCHEDULE 1

FORMS OF APPLICATION FOR A PRODUCTION LICENCE
1. Name of the applicant in full.
2. If application is by an individual-
(a) Usual residential address;
(b) Evidence of nationality and residence accompanying the application.
3. If the application is by a body corporate-
(a) Place of incorporation
(b) Principal place of business
(c) In the case of a company, its registered office in Saint Vincent
(d) Place of central management and control
(e) Particulars of the members of the board of directors or other governing
body of the body corporate, as follows:-
(1) (2) (3)
Full names Usual residential address Nationalities
(f) Particulars of capital autlhorised and issued as follows:-
(1)' (2) (3) (4)
Class of Amount Amount Voting rights of
capital Autihori:,ed issued each class
Colmnn (4) need not lie completed if a copy of the memorandum
and art;ires o(' as-o'.itioii, or other dmI.uient setting out or defining
the co :t iiittit)i, ol' hhe body ciporpira atccoomplanies ibe application.
(g) Partiiciuars of all ho hin's of not less than 5 per cent in number or
vilue ol any clai;s orl capital whit-h lihs been issued by the body cor-
porate as follows:-
(1) (2) (3) (4)
Name of Class of holding Amount Nationality of
holder or holders)
names of joint
holders, in fuil
(h) Particulars of' all capital issued to bearer, as follows:
(1) (2) (31)
Class of Capital Tol:il amount issued Amount issued to bearer

4. In the case of an invited appli-aition for a productioa licence, reference of
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5. In the case of a non-invited application for a production licence, description
of the area in respect of which a licence is desired and reference to the map
which accompanies the application.

I/We hereby declare that the information given above or annexed to
this application is correct.

Date Signature of Applicant(s) or in the case
o' ii L :hdy corporate, of a duly authorised
officer whose capacity is to be stated.

To His Excellency the Governor
Kingstown, Saint Vincent, W.I.


SCHEDULE 2

MODEL CLAUSES FOR PRODUCTION LICENCES IN
SUBMARINE AREAS

1. Interpretation. (1) In the following clauses the foilj-wing expressions
have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them, that is to say:-
"the Ordin:ne" means the Petroleum (Prodnution) Ordinance, 1958;
"half year" means the period from 1st Tanuary to 30tb June in any year
and the period from 1st July to 31st December in any year;
"the licensed area" wens the a-rea fr the time Lehg in which the Li( ensee
may exercise te rights granted 1by the Licen e;
"the Licenee" means 1he person or perso.:s to whom the Licence is granted,
his personal represetives rnd any pson or person or persons to whom the
rights conferred by the Licence may lawfully have been assigned;
"petroleum" includes any mineral oil or relative hydroco.'bon and nat ral
gas existing in ils natural condition in strata, but does not include
coal or bituminous sales or other stratified deposits from which oil
can be extracted by destructive distillation;
"well" includes borehole.
(2) Any obligations which are to be observed aud performed by the
Licensee shall at any time at which the Licensee is more than two persons be
joint and several obligations.

2. Right to search and bore fr anld get petrile.ira. In consideration of
the pay.miiits and royali:.;" hrin;1 i'e.' p'ovidd nid the per1frmiince and
observane by the Li in c ef nHl the t rms arnd conii am her'-f, the (Coirn"r,
in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by the Or liiinre hereby grants
to the Licensee EXCLUSIYE LICENCE AND LIBERTY during the c'-tinu-









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ance of this Licence and subject to the provisions hereof to search and bore for,
and get petroleum in the sea bed and subsoil of the submarine area comprising
an area of .................................... acres more particularly described in Schedule 1 hereto
being the area comprising blocks) No. .................................... on the reference malp
deposited at the principal edice of the Ministry of Agriculture, Trade and
Tourism:

Provided that nothing in The Licence shall affect the right of the Governor
to grant permits or licenses for searching, digging for and mining of minerals
or substances other than petroleum in respect of the whole or any part of the
licensed area or affect the exercise of any rights so granted.

3. Term of Licence. This Licence unless sooner determined under any
of the provisions hereof shall he and continue in force for the term of six years
next after .............................................. ...................... of 19 ............. but m ay be renew ed as to
a part of the area compris d in this Licence in manner hereiuaft,'r provided.

4. Right of Licensee to determine Licence or surrender part of
licensed area. Without prejudice to any obligation or liability imposed by
or incurred under the terms and conditions hereof thie Licensee may, at any
time duri:ig the said trmi of six years, by giving to the Covernor not less than
six months' previous not'ie in writing to that '. I, determine this Licence or
surrender any part of the licensed area, being a part which complies with
Clause 7 hereof (the marginal note whereof is "Areas surrendered")

5. Option to continue Licence as to part of the li-ensed area. (1) At
any time not later than three months; before the expiration of the said term
of six years the Licensee paying the payments and royalties hereinafter pro-
vided and observing and p;'rforming the conditions 1, ren contain:,Id may give
notice in writing to the G('vernor that lie desires the Licence to continue as
to a part of the licensed area (hereinafter called "the continuing part") in
the manner hereinafter provided and to determine as to the residue thereof
(hereinafter called "the surrendered part").
(2) Such notice shall describe the surrende'.rd part which shall together
with any area previously surrendered in accordance with Clause 4 hereof (the
marginal note whereof is "Right of Licensee to determine Licence or surrender
part of Licensed area"), not be less than one half of the area originally ecom-
prised in the Licence.
(3) Su-eh notice shall specify a date not later than the expiry of the
said term of six years upon which the surrendered part is to be surr ndered.
(4) This Lien"c shall ion lhe option coi.f-.rrcd by this cl.use being
duly exercised and subjectit to the prvi:-;io; of hid Lic.we cnnti we in respect
of the continuing part for a term of forty years next after the da-te specify d
in the said notice.











6. Right of Licensee to determine extended term or surrender part of
th' licensed area. Without pr'judie to any obligation or liability imposed
by or incurred under the terms hereof the Licensee may at any tine during such
term of forty years by giving to the Governior not less than twelve months'
notice in writing to that effect, determine this Licence or surrender any part of
the licensed area, being a part which complies with Clause 7 hereof (the
marginal note whereof is "Areas surrendered").

7. Areas surrendered. (1) Any area to be surrendered by the Licensee
pursuant to any of the last three foregoing clauses -,hall unless the Covernor
has otherwise agreed in writing prior to the date at which the notice is given
by the Licensee to the Governor-
(a) 1e bounded by lines which unless they are boundaries of the area
originally comprised in the Licence run either due north and south
or due east and west;
(b) not comprise an area of less than 3 thousand acres.
(2) Ypon the date upon which any determination of tlhe Licence or any
surrender of part of the licensed area in manner provided by the last three
foregoing clauses is to take effect the rights granted by the Licence shall cease
in respect of the licensed area or of the part so surrendered as the case may
be but without prejudice to any obligation or liability imposed upon the
Licensee or incurred by him under the terms of the Licence prior to that date.

8. Payment of consideration for Lizence. (1) The Licensee shall pay
to the Governor during the said term of' six years of this Licence and during
the said term of forty years if the option therefore hereinbefore contained is
duly exercised unless either of such terms shall sooner be terminated the con-
sideration by way of royalty or otherwise for the grant of this Licence, deter-
mined by the Governor and specified in Schedule 2 hereto, at the times and
in the manner so specified.
(2) The Licensee shall not by reason of determination of the Licence
or surrender of any part of the licensed area be entitled to be repaid or allowed
any sum payable to the Governor pursuant to the Licence before the date of
determination or surrender.

9. Measurement ef petroleum obtained frcm the licensed area. (1) The
Licensee shall measure or weigh by a method or methods customarily used in
good oilfield practice and from time to time approved by the Governor all
petroleum won and saved from the licensed area.
(2) The Licensee shall not make any alteration in the method or methods
of measurement or weighing used by him or any appliances used for that pur-
pose without the consent in writing of the Governor and the Governor may
in any case require that no alteration shall be made save in the presence of
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(3) The Governor mn-l from time to time direct that any weighing or
measuring appliance shall be tested or examined in such manner, upon such
occasions or at such intervals and by such persons as may be specified by the
Governor's direction and the Licensee shall pay to any such person or to the
Governor such fees and expenses for test or examination as the Governor may
specify.
(4) If any measuring or weighing appliance shall upon such test o0
examination as is mentioned in the last foregoing paragraph be found to be
f;lsc or urjust the same shall if the Governor so determines after considering
any representations in writing by the Licensee be deemed to have existed in
that condition during the period since the last occasion upon which the same
was tested or examined pursuant to the last foregoing paragraph.

10. Keeping of accounts. (1) The Licensee shall keep in Saint Vincer
full and correct accounts in a form from time to time approved by the Governoi
oI-
(a) the quantity of petroleum in the form of gas won and saved;
(b) the quantity of petroleum in any other form won and saved;
(e) the name and address of any person to whom any petroleum has
been supplied by the Licensee, the quantity so supplied, the price
or other consideration therefore and the place to which the petroleum
was conveyed pursuant to the agreement for such supply; and
(d) such other particulars as the Governor may from time to time direct.
(2) The quantities of petroleum stated in such accounts may exclude
any water separated from the petroleum and shall be expressed-
(a) in the case of petroleum in the form of gas, as volumes in cubic feet
measured at, or calculated as if measured at, a temperature of 60
degrees Fahrenheit and a pressure of 14.7 pounds per square inch;
(b) in any other case as volumes in barrels of forty-two United States
gallons.
(3) Such accounts shall state separately the quantities used for the
purposes of carrying on drilling and production operations and pumping to
field storage, and quantities not so used, and in the case of petroleum not in
the form of gas shall state the specific or API gravity of the petroleum and
if petroleum of different specific gravities has been won and saved, the respective
quantities of each specific gravity.
(4) The Licensee shall within two months after the end of each half
year in which this Licence is in force and within two months after the expiration
or determination of this Licence deliver to the Governor an abstract in a form
from time to time approved by the Governor of the accounts for that half year
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11. Value of petroleum. (11 The Li.c see shall within two mouths after
the end of each half year in which this Licence is in force aid within twNo niniths
after the expiration or determination of this Iicence deliver to the Governor
a statement (in this clause referred to as a f atement of value") in a form
from time to time approved by the Governor ol the values of all quantities of
petroleum won and saved in the licensed area during that half year or during
the period prior to such expirati;,n or determination as the case may be.
(2) If any such quantity is sold before the end of the half year in which
it is won and saved or within two months thereaft-r the value thereof included
in the statement of value shall, unless there is in force a direction applicable
to that quantity pursuant to paragraph (6) of this clause that this paragraph
shall not apply, be the sums ior which such quantity is sold;
Provided that if a contract of sale-
(i) requires the Licensee to convey a quantity to any place outside
licensed area the Licensee shall state the costs incurred by him
in conveying the quantity sold under that contract to the place to
which it is thereby required to be conveyed and may deduct from
the value thereof included in the statement of value the reasonable
amount of such costs;
(ii) is not a contract in respect of vhich the conditions set out ill para-
graph (4) of this clause are satisfied the value to be included in
the statemnet of value shall be the sum for which that quantity could
have been sold to a willing purchaser under a (ontract in respect
of which those conditions were satisfied, but otherwise upon the
same terms as were applicable to tile sale of that quantity.
(3) In any ease to which the last f 're'oing paragraph does not apply
the value to be included in thle statement cf value shall be the sum for which
the quantity so won and saved could have been sold in Saint Vincentt to a willing
purchaser at the time at which such quantity was won and saved under a
contract requiring the Licensee to deliver ihe Petroleum to the nearest place
in St. Vincent to which the Licensee could deliver it, being a contract conforming
to the conditions set out in the nevt following paragraph, less a deduction for
the reasonable amount of tile costs incurred by the Licensee of conveying that
quantity to that place oE delivery.
(4) The conditions referred to in paragraph (2) hereof and in the last
foregoing paragraph are-
(a) the contract price is the sole consideration of the sale;
(b) neither the Licensee nor any person associated in business with him
has any interest direct or indirect in the subsequent resale or dis-
posal oLf the petroleum or any product thereof; and
(e) there has not been and will not be any commercial relationship
between the Licensee and the buyer, whether created by contract
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(5) For the purposes of the last foregoing paragraph two persons shall
be deemed to be associated in business with one another if, whether directly
or indirectly, either of them has any interest in the businc-ss or property of
the other, or both have a common interest in any business or property, or some
third person has an interest in the business or property of both of them.
(6) A direeion that paragraph (2) of this clause shall not apply may
be given by the Governor by notice in writing to the Licensee at any time
and shall have effect from the date specified in such notice not being a date
earlier than the beginning of the half year in which any quantity of petroleum
to which the direction applies is won and saved. Any such direction may be
revoked by the Governor in the like manner without prejudice to the giving
of a further such direction.
(7) If any direction that paragraph (2) of this clause shall not apply
is such that values complying therewith are required to be substituted for any
values contained in a statement of value which has already been delivered, the
Licensee shall within thirty days of the service of the notice containing that
direction deliver to the Governor a revised statement of value including, in
respect of all quantities to which that direction applies, values complying
therewith.
(8) Unless within three months of the delivery of any statement of
value or revised statement of value as the case may be the Governor gives notice
to the 'Licensee that any value included therein is in dispute the values so
included- shall be conclusive but if such notice is given the dispute shall be
referred to arbitration in the manner provided by Clause 33 hereof (the mar-
ginal note whereof is "Arbitration").
(9) For the purpose of calculating royalties which the Licensee is re-
quired by the Licence to pay to the Governor-
(a) the value of petroleum in the form of gas shall be determined in
accordance with paragraphs (1) to (8) of this clause;
(b) the value of petroleum in any other form shall be the higher of-
(i) the value determined in accordance with paragraphs (1) to (8)
of this clause; or
(ii) the value determined by using the Venezuelan posted prices
for petroleum of the same gravity.

12. Working obligations. The Licensee shall during the term hereby
granted carry out with due diligence the scheme of prospecting development
including any geological survey by any physical or chemical means or pro-
gramme of test drilling or any of them set out in Schedule 3 to this Licence.

13. Commencement and abandonment and plugging of wells. (1) The
Licensee shall not commence, or after abandoning in manner hereinafter pro-
vided, shall not recommence the drilling of any well without the consent in
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(2) The Licensee shall not abandon any well without the c,'::isent in
writing of the Governor.
(3) The Licensee shall ensure compliance with any conditions subject
to which any consent under either of the foregoing paragraphs is given.
(4) If any such condition under paragraph (1) of this clause relates
to the position depth or direction of the well, or to any casing ofthe well or
if any condition under either paragraph (1) or paragraph (2) of this clause
relates to any plugging or sealing of the well, the Governor may from time to
time direct that the well and all records relating thereto shall be examined
in such manner upon such occasions or at such intervals and by such persons
as may be specified by the Governor's direction and the Licensee shall pay
to any such person or to the Governor such fees and expenses for such examin-
ation as the Governor may specify.
(5) The plugging of any well shall be done in accordance with a speci-
fication approved by the Governor applicable to that well or to wells generally
or to a class of wells to which that well belongs and shall be carried out in an
efficient and workmanlike manner.
(6) Any well drilled by the Licensee pursuant to this Licence, which,
at the expire or determination of the Licensee's rights in respect of the area or
part thereof in which that well is drilled, has not with the consent of the
Governor been abandoned, shall be left in good order and fit for further working
together with all casings and any wen1l head fixtures, gathering lines and field
storage facilities, or if the Governor so directs in manner provided by para-
graph (8) of this clause be plugged and sealed in accordance with the Governor's
direction.
(7) All casings and fixtures left in position pursuant to the last fore-
going paragraph shall be the property of the Governor.
(8) In any case in which paragraph (6) of this clause applies, a direc-
tion by the Governor may be given by notice in writing to the Licensee not less
than one month before the Licensee's rights in respect of the area or part thereof
in which the well is situated expire or determine, specifying the manner in
which the well is to be plugged and sealed and the time within which such work
is to be. done.

14. Distance of wells from boundaries of licensed area. No well shall
except with the consent in writing of the Governor be drilled or made so that
any part thereof is less than four hundred feet from any of the boundaries of
the licensed area.

15. Provision of storage tanks pipes pipelines or other .receptacles,
The Licensee shall use methods and practices customnarily used in good oilfield
practice for .*... I'. the peolroleum obtained from the licensed area in tanks,
gasholders, pipes, pipelines or other receptacles constructed for that purpose,










16. Avoidance of ?harmful methods of working. (1) The Licensee shall
maintain all apparatus and appliances and all wells in the licensed area which
have not been abandoned and plugged as provided by Clause 13 hereof (the
marginal note whereof is Commencement and abandonment and plugging
of wells") in good repair and condition and shall .-ecute all operations in or in
connection with hlle licensed area in a proper and workmanlike manner in
accordance with methods and practice customarily used in good oilfield practice
and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provision the Licensee
shall take all steps practicable in order-
(a) to control the flow and to prevent the escape or waste of petroleum
discovered in or obtained from the licensed area;
(h) to conserve the licensed area for productive operations;
(c) to prevent damage to adjoining petroleum bearing strata;
(d) to prevent the entrance of water through wells to petroleum bearing
strata except for the purposes of secondary recovery; and
(e) to prevent the escape of petroleum into any waters or water bearing
str;t i in or in the violnivy of the licensed area.
(2) Thle Licesee shall comply with any instructions from time to time
given by the Governor in writing relt'g to alny of the matters set out in the
foregoing paragraph. If the Licensee oLje;t t) any such instruction on the
ground that it is unreasonable he may, within fourteen days from the date
upon which the same was giveni, refer tIe matter 1o arbitration in manner
provided by cl.imse 33 hereof (the marginal note whereof is "Arbitration").
(3) The Licensee shall give notice tohe V lovern.or of any event causing
escape or waste of pe roleum, damage to petroleum bearing shrata or entrance
of waler lihrouh wells to pelroleum bearing srialta except fcr the purposes
of secondary recovery within three days of the occurrence of that event.

17. Fishing andi navigation. The License' shall not carry out any opera-
tions authorised ly this license in or about the licensed area in such manner
as to interfere uijustifiably with 1nvigNlion or fishing in the waters of the
licensed area or with the conservation of the living resources of the sea.

18. Safety her/th and wo:lfre of emnoluyaes. The Licensee shall comply
wihl any instrmcihins from nIme to time given by the Governor in writing for
securing the s itly health nod welfa e of perscimns employed in or about the
licensed area.

19. Employment of niationils. (1) The 1,licensee shall minimise the em-
ployment of personnel who are not ciii.zenis of Saint Vincent and shall ensure
that such employee are engaged only temporarily to occupy positions for which
the Licensee cann, findl av:lll:!,hl n;ti inNis of Saint Vincent having the neces-
s i ; lu:lili'ic ,.. and Oyn ',, en':, .









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(2) The Licensee shall determine the rules of employment including
salary scales in such manner as to ensure that all employees in the same category
enjoy equal conditions irrespective of nationality, except for such difference
in remuneration as may be justifiable.

20. Training: cf nationals. The Licensee shall prepare, in consultation
with the Governor programmes for industrial and technical education and
training, including the granting of scholarships, and carry them out diligently
with a view to training nationals of Saint Vincent to replace foreign personnel
as soon as reasonably practicable and to affording nationals of Saint Vincent
every possible opportunity for occupying responsible positions in the operations
of the Licensee.

21. Disposal of petroicum. The Licensee shall ensure that all petroleum
won and saved from the Licensed area other than petroleum used therein for
the purpose of carrying on drilling and production operations or pumping to
field storage and refineries shall be delivered on shore in Saint Vincent unless
the Governor gives notice of his consent in writing to delivery elsewhere, and
in such ease the Licensee shill ensure compliance with any conditions subject
to which that consent is given.

22. Licensee to keep records. (1) Th,, Licensee shall keep accurate re-
cords in a form fr,)m time to time approved by the Governor of the drilling,
deepening, plugginga or atlando!incot of all w.els and of any alterations in the
casing thereof. Such records shall contain particulars of the following matters-
(a) the site and number assigned to every well;
(h) the sub oil and strata through which the well was drilled;
(), the ens' ig iisertd in any well and any alteration to such easing;
(d) alny peroleum, w ter, mins or workable seams of minerals en-
counter,'d ; and
(e) such other matters as the Covernor may from time to time direct.
(2) The Li.usee shall keep in Saint Vincent accurate geological plans
;,rid nmlps relating to the licensed area and such other records in relation thereto
as may be necessary to pr'esir've all information which the Licensee has about
I h, geology of the licensed area.
(31 The U.i ensee shall deliver copies of the said record,;, plans and maps
referred to in the two foregoing paragraphs to the Governor as and when
required.

23. Returns. (1) The Licensee shall furnish to the Governor on or before
thlie fifteenth day of each mo.ith in Ahhih this Licenca isn Force a return in
a I'orm Irom tine to 1i n, approved bly ile Governor ol tlihe progress of his
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(a) a statement of the areas in which any geological -work, including
surveys by any physical or chemical means, has been carried out;
(b') the number assigned to each well, and in the case of any well the
drilling of which was begun or the number-of which has been changed
in that month, the site thereof;
(e) a statement of the depth drilled in each well;
(d) a statement of ary petroleum, water, mines or workable seams of
minerals other than petroleum encountered in the- course of the said
operations; and
(e) a statement of all petroleum won and saved.
(2) Within two months after the end of each calendar year in which
,this Licence is in force and within two months after the expiration or, determin-
ation of this Licence or any renewal thereof the Licensee shall furnish to the
-Governor an annual return in a form from time to time approved by the Governor
of the operations conducted in the licensed area during that year or the period
prior to such expiration or determination as the. case may be together with a
plan upon a scale approved by the Governor showing the situation of all wells.
The Licensee shall also indicate on the said plan all development and other
works executed by him in connection with searching, boring for or getting
petroleum.
(3) The Licensee shall furnish to the Governor such other information,
including information in the form of maps and plans, 'as to progress of opera-
tions in the licensed area as the Governor may from time to time require.

24.-_ Licensee tor keep- samples. As far as- reasonably practicable the
Licensee shall correctly label and preserve for reference for a period of six
months samples of the seabed and of the strata encountered in any
well and samples of any petroleum or water discovered in any well in the
licensed area. The Governor or any person authorised by him shall be entitled
to require that part of any ,such sample be- delivered to him and to retain any
sample or part thereof so delivered, and shalt be entitled to inspect and analyse
any samples kept by the Licensee.

23. Reports to be treated as-confidential. All records, returns, plans,
maps, accounts and information which the Licensee is or may be from time to
t lime. required to furnish under the provisions of this Licence shall be supplied
at the expense of the Licensee and, shall not (except with the consent in writing
of the Licensee which shall not be unreasonably withheld) be disclosed to any
person not in the service or employment of the Government. The Governor shall
nevertheless be [entitled at any, time to make use of any information received
from the Licensee for the purpose of preparing and publishing such returns
amn.-reports .as may be required by law,









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26. Power to inspect records. Any person authorised by the Governor
may at all reasonable times inspect and make abstracts or copies of any records,
returns, plans, maps or accounts which the Licensee, is required to keep or
make in accordance with the provisions of this Licence.

27. Rights of access. Any person or persons authorised by the Gov-
shall be entitled at all reasonable times to enter into and upon any of the
Licensee's installations or equipment used or to be used in connection with
searching, boring for or getting petroleum in the licensed area for the purpose
hereinafter mentioned-
(a) to examine the installations wells plant appliances and works made
or executed by the Licensee in pursuance of the Licence and the
state of repair and condition thereof; and
(b) to execute any works or to provide and install atny equipment which
the Governor may be entitled to execute or provide and install in
accordance with the provisions hereof.

28. Power to execute works. If the Licensee shall at any time fail to
perform the obligations arising under the terms and conditions of any of the
Clauses of this Licence the numbers and marginal notes whereof are as follows:-
(a) Clause 9 (Measurement of petroleum obtained from the licensed
area) ;
(b) Clause 13 (Commencement and abandonment and plugging of wells);
(c) Clause 15 (Provision of storage tanks pipes pipe-lines or other
receptacles) ;
(d) Clause 16 (Avoidance of harmful methods of working);
(e) Clause 18 (Safety health and welfare of employees) ;
then and in' any such ease the Governor shall be entitled, after giving to the
Licensee reasonable notice in writing of such his intention, to execute any works
and to provide and install any equipment which, in the opinion of the Governor
may be necessary to secure the performance of the said obligations or any of
them and to recover the costs and expenses of so doing from the Licensee.

29. Right of disti'ess. If and whenever any of the considerations by way
of royalty or otherwise specified by Schedule 2 hereto or any part thereof shall
be in arrear or unpaid for 28 days next after any of the days whereon the same
ought to be paid ,(whether the same shall have. been legally demanded or not)
then and so often as the same may happen the Governor may (as an additional
remedy and without.prejudice to the power of distress and any other rights and
remedies to which he would be entitled) enter into and upon any of the
Licensee's installations and equipment used or to be used in connection with
searching, boring for or getting petroleum in the licensed area al.d may
seize and distrain and sell as a landlord may do for rent in arrear all or












any of the stocks of petroleum engines machinery tools implements chattels
and effects belonging to the Licensee which shall be found in or upon or
about the installations and equipment so entered upon and out of the moneys
arising from the sale of such distress may retain -and pay all the arrears of
the said consideration and also the costs and expenses incident to any such
distress and sale rendering the surplus (if any) to the Licensee.
30. Indemnity against third party claims. The Licensee shall at all
times keep the Governor effectually indemnified against all actions proceedings
costs charges claims and demands whatsoever which may be made or brought
against the Governor by any third party in relation to or in connection with
this Licence or any matter or thing done or purported to be done in pursuance
thereof. For the purposes of this clause, "proceedings brought against the
Governor" shall include proceedings brought against the Attorney General
under the Crown Proceedings Ordinance, 1952.
31. Agreement not to assign. The Licensee shall not without the con-
sent of the Governor in writing, assign or part with any of the rights granted
by this Licence in relation to the whole or any part of the licensed area or
grant any sub-licence in respect of any such rights.

32. Power of revocation. (1) If any of the events specified in the follow-
ing paragraph shall occur then and in any such ease the Governor may revoke
this Licence and thereupon the same and all the rights hereby granted shall
cease and determine but subject nevertheless and without prejudice to any
obligation or liability incurred by the Licensee or imposed upon him by or
under the terms and conditions hereof.
(2) The events referred to in the foregoing paragraph are-
(a) any consideration specified in Schedule 2 hereto or any part
thereof being in arrear or unpaid for two months next after
any of the days whereon the same ought to have been paid;
(b) any breach or non-observance by the Licensee of any of the
terms and conditions of this Licence;
(e) The bankruptcy of the Licensee;
(d) the making by the Licensee of any arrangement or composition
with his creditors;
(e) if the Licensee is a company, the appointment of a receiver or
any liquidation whether compulsory or voluntary; and
(f) in the event of proved wilful misrepresentation by the Licensee
in any material particular in the process of applying for the
Licence.
33. Arbitration. (1) If at any time any dispute difference or question
shall arise between the Governor and the Licensee as to any matter arising
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in respect thereof then the same shall except where it is expressly provided by
this Licence that the matter or thing to which the same relates is to be deter-
mined decided directed approved or consented to by the Governor, be referred
to arbitration as provided in the following paragraph.
(2) The arbitration referred to in the foregoing paragraph shall be
held in Saint Vincent and shall be deemed a submission to arbitration under
the provisions of the Arbitration Ordinance and any amendment thereto for
the time being in force.

Schedule 1. Area to which the Licence relates.

Schedule 2. Payments by the Licensee of sums agreed with the Governor
which may include:-
(a) initial payments on the grant of the Licence;
(b) annual payments payable in advance; and
(c) royalties based upon the value of petroleum recovered.

lcnedule 3. Working obligations.
[ Licences shall be executed as dends in duplicate by all parties thereto. J


SCHEDULE 3

MODEL CLAUSES FOR PRODUCTION LICENCES IN LAND AREAS

1. Interpretation. (1) In the following clauses the following expressions
have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them, that is to say:-
"the Ordinance" means the Petroleum (Production) Ordinance, 1958;
"half year" means the period from 1st January to 30th June in any year
and the period from 1st July to 31st December in any year;
"the licensed area" means the area for the time being in which the Licensee
may exercise the rights granted by the Licence;
"the Licensee" means the person or persons to whom the Licence is granted,
his personal representatives and any person or persons to whom the
rights conferred by the Licence may lawfully have been assigned;
"petroleum" includes any mineral oil or relative hydrocarbon and natural
gas existing in its natural condition in strata, but does not include
coal or bituminous shales or other stratified deposits from which oil
can be extracted by destructive distillation;
"well" includes borehole.
(2) Any obligations which are to be observed and performed by the
Licensee shall at any time at which the Licensee is more than one person be
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2. Right to search and bore for and get Petroleum. In consideration of
the payments and royalties hereinafter provided and the performance and
observance by the Licensee of all the terms and conditions hereof, the Governor,
in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by the Ordinance hereby grants
to the Licensee EXCLUSIVE LICENCE AND LIBERTY during the continu-
ance of this Licence and subject to the provisions hereof to search and bore for,
and get petroleum in the area of ........................................ ...................... more particularly
described in Schedule 1 hereto (being the area comprising the islands of

delineated on the map annexed hereto and thereon edged red) :
Provided that nothing in this Licence shall affect the right of the Governor
to grant permits or licenses for searching, digging for and mining of minerals
or substances other than petroleum in respect of the whole or any part of the
licensed area or affect the exercise of any rights so granted.

3. Term of Licence. This Licence unless sooner determined under any
of the provisions hereof shall be and continue in force for the term of six years
next after ......................................................................... of 19............, but m ay be renew ed as to
a part of the area comprised in this Licence in manner hereinafter provided.

4. Right of Licensee to determine Licence cr surrender part of licensed
area. Without prejudice to any obligation or liability imposed by
or incurred under the terms and conditions hereof the Licensee may, at any
time (luring the said term of six years, by giving to the Governor not less than
six months' previous notice in writing to that effect, determine this Licence or
surrender any part of the licensed area, being a part which complies with
Clause 7 hereof (the marginal note whereof is "Areas surrendered")

5. Option to continue Licence as to part of the licensed area. (1) At
any time not later than three months before the expiration of the said term
of six years the Licensee paying the payments and royalties hereinafter pro-
vided and observing and performing the conditions herein contained may give
notice in writing to the Governor that be desires the Licence to continue as
to a part of the licensed area (hereinafter called "the continuing part") in
the manner hereinafter provided and to determine as to the residue thereof
(hereinafter called "the surrendered part").
(2) Such notice shall describe the surrendered part which shall together
with any area previously surrendered in accordance with Clause 4 hereof (the
marginal note whereof is "Right of Licensee to determine Licence or surrender
part of Licensed area"), not be less than one half of the area originally com-
prised in the Licence.
(3) Such notice shall specify a date not later than the expiry of the
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(4) This Licence shall upon the option conferred by this clause beit ,;
duly exercised and subject to the provisions of this Licence continue in respe. t
of the continuing part for a term of forty years next after the date specified
in the said notice.
6. Right of Licensee to determine extended term or surrender part of
the licensed area. Without prejudice to any obligation or liability imposed
by or incurred under the terms heroof the Licensee may at any time during such
term of forty years by giving to the Governor not less than twelve months'
notice in writing to that effect, determine this Licence or surrender any part of
the licensed area,, being a part which complies with Clause 7 hereof (the
marginal note whereof is "Areas surrendered").

7. Areas surrendered. (1) Any area to be surrendered by the Licensee
pursuant to any of the last three foregoing clauses shall unless the Governor
has otherwise agreed in writing prior to the date at which the notice is given
by the Licensee to the Governor-
(a) be bounded by lines which unless they are boundaries of the area
originally comprised in the Licence run either due north and south
or due east and west;
(b) not comprise an area of less than 3 thousand acres.
(2) Upon the date upon which any determination of the Licence or any
surrender of part of the licensed area in manner provided by the last three
foregoing clauses is to take effect the rights granted by the Licence shall cease
in respect of the licensed area or of the part so surrendered as the case may
be but without prejudice to any obligation or liability imposed upon the
Licensee or incurred by him under the terms of the Licence prior to that date.

8. Payment of consideration for Licence. (1) The Licensee shall pay
to the Governor during the said term of six years of this Licence and during
the said term of forty years if the option therefore hereinbefore contained is
duly exercised unless either of suii terms shall sooner be terminated the con-
sideration by way of royalty or otherwise for the grant of this Licence, deter-
mined by the Governor and specified in Schedule 2 hereto, at the times and
in the manner so specified.
(2) The Licensee shall no.-t by reason of determination of the Licence
or surrender of any part of the licensed area be entitled to be repaid or allowed
any sumi payable lo the Governor pursuant to the Licence before the date of
determination or surrender.

9. Measurement of petroleum obtained from the licensed area. (1) The
Licensee shall measure or weigh by a niethod or methods customarily used in
good oilfield practice and from time to time approved by the Governor all
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(2) The Licensee shall not make any alteration in the method or methods
of measurement or weighing used by him or any appliances used for that pur-
pose without the consent in writing of the Governor and the Governor may
in any case require that no alteration may be made save in the presence of
a person authorised by the Governor.
(3) The Governor may from time to time direct that any weighing or
measuring appliance shall be tested or examined in such manner, upon such
occasions or at such intervals and by such persons as may be specified by the
Governor's direction and the Licensee shall pay to any such person or to the
Governor such fees and expenses for test or examination as the Governor may
specify.
(4) If any measuring or weighing appliance shall upon any such test or
examination as is mentioned in the last foregoing paragraph be found to be
false or unjust the same shall if the Governor so determines after considering
any representations in writing made by the Licensee be deemed to have existed in
that condition during the period since the last occasion upon which the same
was tested or examined pursuant to the last foregoing paragraph.

10. Keeping of accounts. (1) The Licensee shall keep in Saint Vincent
full and correct accounts in a form from time to time approved by the Governor
of-
(a) the quantity of petroleum in the form of gas won and saved;
(b) the quantity of petroleum in any other form won and saved;
(c) the name and address of any person to whom any petroleum has
been supplied by the Licensee, the quantity so supplied, the price
or other consideration therefore and the place to which the petroleum
was conveyed pursuant to the agreement for such supply; and
(d) such other particulars as the Governor may from time to time direct.
(2) The quantities of petroleum stated in such accounts may exclude
any water separated from the petroleum and shall be expressed-
(a) in the case oF petroluIim in the form of gas, as volumes in cubic feet
measured at. or eci, nlatitd as if measured at, a temperature of 60O
degrees Fahre' n eit and a pr. assure of 11.7 pounds per square inch;
(b) in any other ease as volumes in barrels of forty-two Iniited States
gallons.
(3) Such accounts shall state separately the quantities u ed for the
purposes of carrying on drilling and production operations and pumping to
field storage, and quantities not so used, and in tihe case of petroleum not in
the form of gas shall slate lie specific or API gravity of the petroleum and
if petroleum of different specific gravities has been won and saved, the respective
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(4) The Licensee shall within two months after the end of each half
year in which this Licence is in force and within two months after the expiration
or determination of this Licence deliver to the Governor an abstract in a form
from time to time approved by the Governor of the accounts for that half year
or for the period prior to such expiration or determination as the case may be.

11. Value of petroleum. (1) The Licensee shall within two months after
the end of each half year in which this Licence is in force and within two months
after the expiration or determination of this Licence deliver to the Governor
a statement (in this clause referred to as a "statement of value") in a form
from time to time approved by the Governor of the values of all quantities oV
petroleum won and saved in the licensed area during that half year or during
the period prior to such expiration or determination as the case may be.
(2) If any such quantity is sold before the end of the half year in which
it is won and saved or within two months thereafter the value thereof included
in the statement of value shall, unless there is in force a direction applicable
to that quantity pursuant to paragraph (6) of this clause that this paragraph
shall not apply, be the same for which such quantity is sold:
Provided that if a contract of sale-
(i) requires the Licensee to convey a quantity to any place outside
licensed area the Licensee shall state the costs incurred by him
in conveying the quantity sold under, that contract to the place to
which it is thereby required to be conveyed and may deduct from
the value thereof included in the statement of value the reasonable
amount of such costs;
(ii) is not a contract in respect of which the conditions set out in para-
graph (4) of this clause are satisfied the value to be included in
the statement of value shall be the sum for which that quantity could
have been sold to a willing purchaser under a contract in respect
of which thos conditions were satisfied, but otherwise upon the
same terms as were applicable to the sale of that quantity.
(1) The conditions referred to in paragraph (2) hereof and in the last
foreg 'ii- paragraph are-
( t) the contract price is the sole consideration of the sale;
(b) neither the Licensee nor any person associated in business with him
lhas aiv intere t direct or indirect in the subsequent resale or dis-
posal of the petroleum or any product thereof; and
(e) there has not been and will not be any commercial relationship
between the Licensee and the buyer, whether created by contract
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(5) For the purposes of the last foregoing paragraph two persons shall
be deemed to be associated in business with one another if, whether directly
or indirectly, either of them has any interest in the business or property of
the other, or both have a common interest in any business or property, or some
third person has an interest in the business or property of both of them.
(6) A direction that paragraph (2) of this clause shall not apply may
be given by the Governor by notice in writing to the Licensee at any time
and shall have effect fr,-m the date specified il such notice not being a date
earlier than the beginning of the half year in which any quantity of petroleum
to which the direction applies i. won and saved. Any such direction may be
revoked by the Governor in the like manner without prejudice to the giving
of a further such direction.
(7) If any direction that paragraph (2) of this clause shall not apply
is such that values complying therewith are required to be substituted for any
values contained in a statement of value which has already been delivered, the
Licensee shall within thirty days of the service of the notice containing that
direction deliver to the Governor a revised statement of value including, in
respect of all quantities to which that direction applies, values complyingg
therewith.
(8) Vnless within three months of the delivery of any statement of
value or revised statement of value as the case nmay be the Governor gives notice
to the Licensee that any value included therein is in dispute the values so
included shall be conclusive but if such notice, is given the dispute shall be
referred to erbilration in the manner provided by C( .. 32 hereof (the mar-
ginal note whereof is "Arbitra'iin").
(9) For the purpose of calculating royalties which the Licen.uce is re-
quired by the Licence to pay to the Governor-
(a) the value of petroleum in the form of gas shall be determined in
accordance with paragraphs (1) to (8) of this clause;
(b) the value of petroleum in any other form shall be the higher oF--
(i) the value determined in accordance with paragraphs (1) to (8)
of this clause; or
(ii) the value determined by using tihe Ve.nezuelan posted prices
for petroleum of the same gravity.

1?. Working' ob'ig' 'ti"'s. The Licenewe -hall duringi the t rm ]i' 'y
granted carry out wilh due dili.",.e l he schI-aie of prospecting and develolulent
including any geological survey by any phlysival or chemical means or pro-
gramme of test drilling or ai.-.' of them set out in Schedule 3 to this Licence.

13. Commencement and ahb'.ndonmn-t anl pgging of well;. (1) Th,
Licensee shall not commence, or after abandoning in ]manner hereinafter pro-
vided, shall not recommence the drilijmg of any well without the consent in
writing of the Governor.












(2) The Licensee shall not abandon any well without the consent in
writing' of the Governor.
(3) The Licensee shall ensure compliance with any conditions subject
to which any consent under either of the foregoing paragraphs is given.
(4) If any such condition under paragraph (1) of this clause relates
to the position depth or direction of the well, or to a ny casing of the well or
if any condition under either paragraph (1) or paragraph (2) of this clause
relates to any plugging or sealing of the well, the Governor may from time to
time direct that the well and all records relating thereto shall be examined
in such manner upon such occasions or at such intervals and by such persons
as may be specified by the Governor's direction and the Licensee shall pay
to any such person or to the Governor such fees and expenses for such examin-
ation a. the Governor may specify.
(5) The plugging of any well shall be done in accordance with a speci-
fication approved by the Governor applicable to that well or to wells generally
or to a class of wells to which that well belongs and shall be carried out in an
efficient and workmanlike manner.
(6) Any well drilled by the Licensee pursuant to this Licence, which,
at the expiry or determination of the Licensee's rights in respect of the area or
part thereof in which that well is drilled, has not with the consent of the
Governor been abandoned, shall be left in good order and fit for further working
together with all casings and any well head fixtures, gathering lines and field
storage facilities, or if the Governor so directs in manner provided by para-
graph (8) of this clause be plugged and scaled in accordance with the Governor's
direction.
(7) All casings and fixtures left in position pursuant to the last fore-
going paragraph shall be the property of the Governor.
(8) In any case in which paragraph (6) of this clause applies, a direc-
tion by the Governor may be given by notice in writing to the Licensee not less
than one month before the Licensee's rights in respect of the area or part thereof
in which the well is situated expire or determine, specifying the manner in
which the well is to be plugged and sealed and the time within which such work
is to be done.

14. Distance of wells from bounidaii's of licensed area. No well shall
except with the consent in writing of the Governor be drilled or made so that
any part thereof is less than four hundred feet from any of the boundaries of
the licensed area.

15. Provision of storage tanks pipes pipe-lines or other receptacles.
The Licensee shall use methods and practices customarily used in good oilfield
practice for confining the petroleum obtained from the licensed area in tanks,
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16. Avoidance of harmful methods of working. (1) The Licensee shall
maintain all apparatus and appliances and all wells in the licensed area which
have not been abandoned and plugged as provided by Clause 13 hereof (the
marginal note whereof is Commencement and abandonment and plugging
of wells") in good repair and condition and shall execute all operations in or in
connection with the licensed area in a proper and workmanlike manner in
accordance with methods and practice customarily used in good oilfield practice
and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provision the Licensee
shall take all steps practicable in order to-
(a) to control the flow and to prevent the escape or waste of petroleum
discovered in or obtained from the Licensed area;
(b) to conserve the lieca:sed area for productive operations;
(c) to prevent damage to adjoining petroleum bearing strata;
(d) to prevent the entrance of water through wells to petroleum bearing
strata except for the purposes of secondary rec-overy; and
(e) to event the escape of petroleum into any waters or water bearing
strata in or in the vicinity of the licensed area.
(2) The Licensee shall comply with any instructions from time to time
given by the Governor in writing relating to any of the matters set out in the
foregoing paragraph. If the Licensee objects to any such instruction on the
ground that it is unreasonable he may, within fourteen days from the date
upon which the same was given, refer the matter to arbitration in manner
provided by Clause 32 hereof (the marginal note whereof is "Arbitration").
(3) The Licensee shall give notice to the Governor of any event causing
escape or waste of petroleum, damage to petroleum bearing strata or entrance
of water through wells to petroleum bearing strata except for the purposes
of secondary recovery within three days of the occurrence of the event.
17. Fishing) and navigation. The Licensee shall not carry out any opera-
tions authorised by this License in or about the licensed area in such manner
as to interfere unjustifiably-
(a) with navigation in any navigable waters; or
(b) with ..L.i,' in or conservation of the living resources of any waters
in or in the vicinity of the licensed area.

18. Safety health and welfare of employees. The Licensee shall comply
with any instructions from time to time given by the Governor in writing for
securing the safety health and welfare of persons employed in or about the
licensed area.
19. Employment cf nationals. (1) The Licensee shall minimise the em-
ployment of foreign personnel and shall ensure that such employees are engaged
only temporarily to occupy positions for which the Licensee cannot find avail-
able nationals of Saint Vincent having the necessary qualifications and experi-
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(2) The Licensee shall determine the rules of employment including
salary scales in such manner as to ensure that all employees in the same category
enjoy equal conditions irrespective of nationality, except for such difference
in remuneration as may be justifiable.
20. Training of Nationals. The Licensee shall pr epare, in consultation
with the Governor programmes for industrial and technical education and
training, including the granting of scholarships, and carry them out diligently
with a view to training nationals of Saint Vincent to replace foreign personnel
as soon as reasonably practicable and to affording nationals of Saint Vincent
every possible opportunity for occupying responsible positions in the operations
of the Licensee.

21. Licensee to keep records. (1) The Licensee shall keep accurate re-
cords in a form from time to time approved by the Governor of the drilling,
deepening, plugging or abandonment of all wells and of any alterations in the
casing thereof. Such records shall contain particulars of the following matters-
(a) the site and number assigned to every well;
(b) the subsoil and strata through which the well was drilled;
(c) the easing inserted in any well and any alteration to such casing;
(d) any petroleum, water, mines or workable seams of minerals en-
countered ; and
(e) such other matters as the Governor may from lime to time direct.
(2) The Licensee .-hall keep in Saint Vincent accurate geological plans
and maps relating to the licensed area and such other records in relation thereto
as may be necessary to preserve all information which the Licensee has about
the geology of the licensed area.
(3) The Licensee shall deliver copies of the said records, plans and maps
referred to in the two foregoing paragraphs to the Governor as and when
required.

22. Returns. (1) The Licensee shall furnish to the Governor on or before
the fifteenth day of each month in which this Licence is in force a return in
a form from time to time approved by the Governor of the progress of his
operations in the licensed area. Such return shall contain-
(a) a statement of the areas in which any geological work, including
surveys by any physical or chemical means, has been carried out;
(b) the number assigned to each well, and in the case of any well the
drilling of which was begun or the number of which has been changed
in that month, the site thereof;
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(d) a statement of any petroleum, water, mines or workable seams of
minerals other than petroleum encountered in the course of the said
operations; and
(e) a statement of all petroleum won and saved.
(2) Within two months after the end of each calendar year in which
this Licence is in force and within two months after the expiration or determin-
ation of this Licence or any renewal thereof the Licensee shall furnish to the
Governor an annual return in a form from time to time approved by the Governor
of the operations conducted in the licensed area during that year or the period
prior to such expiration or determination as the case may be together with a
plan upon a scale approved by the Governor showing the situation of all wells.
The Licensee shall also indicate on the said plan all development and other
works executed by him in connection with searching, boring for or getting
petroleum.
(3) The Licensee shall furnish to the Governor such other information,
including information in the form of maps and plans, as to progress of opera-
tions in the licensed area as the Governor may from time to time require.

23. Licensee to keep samples. As far as reasonably practicable the
Licensee shall correctly label and preserve for reference for a period of six
months samples of the strata encountered in any well (including, where the site
of such well is on land covered by water, the surface of such land) and samples of
any petroleum or water discovered in any well in the licensed area. The Governor
or any person authorised by him shall be entitled to require that part of any
such samples be delivered to him and to retain any sample or part thereof so
delivered, and shall be entitled to inspect and analyse any samples kept by the
Licensee.

24. "Reports to be treated as confidential. All records, returns, plans,
maps, accounts and information which the Licensee is or may be from time to
time required to furnish under the provisions of this Licence shall be supplied
at the expense of the Licensee and shall not (except with the consent in writing
of the Licensee which shall'not be unreasonably withheld) be disclosed to any
p4rson'not in the service or employment of the Government. The Governor shall
nevertheless be entitled at any time to make use of any information received
from the Licensee for the purpose of preparing and publishing such returns
and reports as may be required by law.

25. Power to inspect records. Any person authorised by the Governor
may at all reasonable times inspect and make abstracts or copies of any records,
returns, plans, maps or accounts which the Licensee is required to keep or
make in accordance with the provisions of this Licence.

26. Rights of access. Any person or persons authorised by the Governor
shall be entitled at all reasonable times to enter into and upon any land for
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or to enter into and upon any of the Licensee's installations or equipment
used or to be used in connection with searching, boring for or getting petroleum
in the licensed area for the purposes hereinafter mentioned-
(a) to examine the installations wells plant appliances and works made
or executed by the Licensee in pursuance of the Licence and the
state of repair and condition thereof; and
(b) to execute any works or to provide and install any equipment which
the Governor may be entitled to execute or provide and install in
accordance with the provisions hereof.

27. Power to execute wcrks. If the Licensee shall at any time fail to
perform the obligations arising under the terms and conditions of any of the
Clauses of this Licence the numbers and marginal notes whereof are as follows:-
(a) Clause 9 (Measurement of petroleum obtained from the licensed
area) ;
(b) Clause 13 (Commencement and abandonment and plugging of wells);
(c) Clause 15 (Provision of storage tanks pipes pipe-lines or other
receptacles) ;
(d) Clause 16 (Avoidance of harmful methods of working);
(e) Clause 18 (Safety health and welfare of employees) ;
then and in any such case the Governor shall be entitled, after giving to the
Licensee reasonable notice in writing of such his intention, to execute any works
and to provide and install any equipment which in the opinion of the Governor
may be necessary to secure the performance of the said obligations or any of
them and to recover the costs and expenses of so doing from the Licensee.

28. Right of distress. If and whenever any of the considerations by way
of royalty or otherwise specified by Schedule 2 hereto or any part thereof shall
be in arrear or unpaid for 28 days next after any of the days whereon the same
ought to be paid (whether the same shall have been legally demanded or not)
then and so often as the same may happen the Governor may (as a.n additional
remedy and without prejudice to the power of distress and any other rights and
remedies to which lie would be entitled) enter into and upon any land which
shall for the time being be possessed or occupied by the Licensee for the purposes
of this Licence or the exercise of any of the rights thereby granted or into
and upon any of the Licensee's installations and equipment used or to be used
in connection with searching, boring for or getting petroleum in the licensed area,
and may seize and distrain and sell as a landlord may do for rent in arrear all
or any of the stocks of petroleum engines machinery tools implements chattels
and effects belonging to tl3e Licensee which shall be found in or upon
or about the l:nd installations and equipment so entered upon and out of the,
moneys arising from the sale of such distress may retain and pay all the arrears
of the said consideration and also the costs and expenses incident to any such
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29. Indemnity against third party claims. The Licensee shall at all
times keep the Governor effectually indemnified against all actions proceedings
costs charges claims and demands whatsoever which may be made or brought
against the Governor by any third party in relation to or in connection with
this Licence or any matter or thing done or purported to be done in pursuance
thereof. For the purposes of this clause, "proceedings brought against the
Governor" -hall include proceedings brought against the Attorney General
under the Crown Proceedings Ordinance, 1952.
30. Agreement not to assign. The Licensee shall not without the con-
sent of the Governor in writing, assign or part with any of the rights granted
by this Licence in relation to the whole or any part of the licensed area or
grant any sub-licence in respect of any such rights.
31. Power of revocation. (1) If any of the events specified in tile follow-
ing paragraph shall occur then and in any such case the Governor may revoke
this Licence and thereupon the same and all the rights hereby granted shall
cease and determine but subject nevertheless and without prejudice to any
obligation or liability incurred by the Licensee or imposed upon him by or
under the terms and conditions hereof.
(2) The events referred to in the foregoing paragraph are-
(a) any consideration specified in Schedule 2 hereto or any part
thereof being in arrear or unpaid for two months next after
any of the days whereon the same ought to have been paid;
(b) any breach or non-observaneo by the Licensee of any of the
terms and conditions of this Licence;
(e) The bankruptcy of the Licensee;
(d) the making by the Licensee of any arro.ngement or composition
with his creditors;
(e) if the Licensee is a compinny, the appointment of a receiver or
any liquidation whether compulsory or voluntary; and
(f) in the event of proved wilful misrepresentation by the Licensee
in any material particular in the process of applying for the
License.
32. Arbitration. (1) If at any time any dispute difference or question
shall arise between 1the G(overnor and the Licensee as to any mailer arising
under or by virtue of 1his Licence or as to their respective rights aid liabilities
in respect thereof then l'ie same shall except where i1 is expressly provided by
this Licence that tile miitter (or thing' o which tlie same relates is to be deier-
mined decided directed approved or consented to by the Governor, be referred
to arbitration as provided by the following paragraph.
(2) The arbitration referred to in tile foregoing paragraph shall be
held in Saint Vincent aml shaill be deemed a submit sion to arbitration under
the provisions of the Arbitration Ordinance and any amendment thereto for
the time being in force.









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Schedule 1. Area to which the Licence relates.

Schedule 2. Payments by the Licensee of sums agreed with the Governor
which may include:-
(a) initial payments on the grant of the Licence;
(b) annual payments payable in advance; and
(c) royalties based upon the value of petroleum recovered.

Senedule 3. Working obligations.

[ Licences shall be executed as deeds in duplicate by all parties thereto. ]

PRODUCTION LICENCE

SCHEDULE 1
THE SUBMARINE AREA COVERED BY TIIIS LICENCE.
1. The submarine area comprising approximately 518,000 acres bounded
by straight lines joining the vertices designated A through .............. having
geographical co-ordinates as indicated in Clause 2 hereunder, excluding the
submarine area within the straight lines joining the vertices designated ..................
through .............. having geographical co-ordinates as indicated in Clause 2
hereunder.

2. The geographical co-ordinates of the vertices mentioned in the fore-
going clause are:

Vertix Geographical Co-ordinates
LongitudcW Latitude N
A ....................................... ......................................... ......................
B ..................................................................................................................
C ..................................................................................................................
D ..................................................................................................................

E ..................................................................................................................
F ..................................................................................................................










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L J ..................................................................................................................

N ..................................................................................................................

0 ..................................................................................................................





PRODUCTION LICENCE

SCHEDULE 2

SUMS PAYABLE TO THE LICENSEE TO TIIE GOVERNOR.
1. Annual Payments. The Licensee shall pay in respect of each acre
of the submarine area held by him from time to time throughout the period
of the licence an annual payment as stated in the table hereunder:

TABLE

US$ per acre
per annum


D-uring
,,
,,
,,
,,
,,
,,
,,
,,
,,
,,


1st year
2nd ,,
3rd ,,
4th ,,
5th ,,
6th ,,
7th ,,
8th ,,
9th ,,
10th ,,
11th ,,


of the Licence
,, ,, ,,
,, ,, ,,
,, ,, ,,
,, ,, ,,
,, ,, ,,
,, ,, ,,
,, ,, ,,
,, ,, ,,
,, ,, ,,
,, ,, ,,


0.20
0.20
0.20
0.20
0.20
0.20
0.60
1.00
1.40
1.80
2.20


and subsequent years


2. One-fourth of lihe annual payment stated in the foregoing clause shall
be payable quarterly in advance within the first ten days of January, April,
July, and October. The Licensee shall not be entitled to a refund if part of
the area has been surrendered before the end of the quarterly period.

3. Royalties. The Licensee shall pay to the Governor within 21 days after
each quarterly period of each year of the Licence the royalties at the rate of
121'4 per cent of the volne of the petroleum won and savedl from the licensed
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4. In respect of any quarterly period for which royalties become payable
on this Licence, where the sum of such royalties is equal to or exceeds the amount
already paid as annual payment for the same period, then the amount of annual
payment so paid shall be deducted from the royalties payable in respect of
such quarterly period. Where the sum of royalties payable in respect of any
quarterly period on this licence is less than the amount already paid as annual
payment for that period, no royalty shall be payable on this licence in respect
of that period.

5. Cash bonus. The Licensee shall pay to the Governor a cash bonus in
the am ount of U S ..................................... at the tim e of ................................... .......................................


PRODUCTION LICENCE

SCHEDULE 3

MINIMUM EXPENDITURE AND WORK OBLIGATIONS
1. Minimum Expenditure. The Licensee shall spend on exploration oper-
ations during each year from the date specified in Clause 3 of this Licence
the following minimum amounts:
1st year US$ 0.25 per acre
2nd ,, ,, 0.50 .
3rd ,, 0.50 .
4th ,, ,, 2.00 .

and subsequent years until the exports of petroleum begins

2. The Licensee shall deliver on the date specified in Clause 3 of this
Licence a bond or banker's guarantee, acceptable to the Governor, in the amount
of US $135,000 for the due performance by the Licensee of all the covenants
under this Licence.

3. Within sixty days after the end of each twelve month period from
the date specified in Clause 3 of this Licence, the Licensee shall report to the
Governor his actual expenditure during the said period, in such detail and
together with such supporting evidence as the Governor may require.

4. Sums overspent in any annual period may be carried forward to the
subsequent annual period or periods.

5. Subject to Clause 4 hereinbefore, where the sum spent in any annual
period may fall short of the minimum amount specified in Clause 1 of this
Schedule, one half of such amount by which the said sum spent may fall short
shall be forfeited to the Governor.









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6. Work Obligations. The Licensee shall commence exploration opera-
tions in the licensed area within one year from the date specified in Clause 3
of this Licence.

7. The Licensee shall within three years from the date specified in Clause 3
of this Licence carry out geological and geophysical work, including the com-
pletion of a digital marine seismic survey made on a grid not wider than 3 x 3
miles over the total licensed area.

8. The Licensee shall within each of the fourth, fifth and sixth years of
this Licence drill at least one well to a minimum depth of 12,000 feet or to
basement or to a depth where commercial production can be established, which-
ever occurs first.



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Ordinance, 1958 (No. 15 of 1958) this 21st day of July, 1970.

C. I. MARTIN,
Secretary to the Cabinct.


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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1970, No. 45.


AGRICULTURAL WORKERS WAGES REGULATION ORDER.


(Gazetted 25th August, 1970.)


1. Short title. This Order may be cited as the Agricultural Workers
Wages Regulation Order, 1970.
2. Remuneration. The statutory minimum remuneration payable to work-
ers to whom the Wages Council (Agricultural) Order (S.R. & 0. 1956, No. 19),
applies, as well as holidays to be allowed, shall be in accordance with the pro-
visions contained in the Schedule to this Order.
3. Cancellation. The Agricultural Workers Wages Regulation Order, 1968,
(S.R. & 0. 1968, No. 24), is hereby cancelled.
4. Commencement. This Order shall come into force on the 1st day
of September, 1970.

Made by the Governor under section 10 (4) of the Wages Councils Ordin-
ance, 1953 (No. 1 of 1953) this 19th day of August, 1970.
C. I. MARTIN,
Secretary to the Cabiat.


SCHEDULE


1. The minimum remunerfl-tiQn to be paid to workers to whom this order
applies, employed on time' v'q-?lk,: .hai'e as follows:-
Men ,.. 40~ nyav for a day of 8 hours
Wom "~1 /' ...... $1.9( i for a day of S hours
MINbMWTA REMU IJ Y LX FOR OVERTIME.
2. Whenev ~ Avorker twdoin tl is 'der applies, employed on timework,
works with the c~3it of is'-phloyer l >r 01,.we than eight hlonrs on any ordinary
day lie shall be m \( 4 )t as is here' i r r provided) for every hour or part
thereof time andl u. allnd for all wN 1, ne on Sundays and Public Holidays,








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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: 30 per kerosene tin filled to the height of the tin;
Picking cotton: 314 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 WITII 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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SAINT VINCENT.
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,
1970, No. 46.


INDUSTRIAL WORKERS WAGES REGULATION ORDER.


(Gazetted 25th August, 1970.)


1. Short title. This Order may be cited as the Industrial Workers Wages
Regulation Order, 1970.
2. Remuneration and Holidays. The statutory minimum remuneration
payable to workers to whom the Wages CoMneil (Industrial Undertakings)
Order 1958 (S.R. & 0. 1958 No. 25) applies, as well as holidays to be allowed
shall be in accordance with the provisions contained in the Schedule to this
Order.
3. Cancellation. The Industrial Workers Wages Regulation Order 1964
(S.R. & 0. 1964 No. 21) is hereby cancelled.
4. Commencement. This Order shall come into force on the 1st day
of September, 1970.

Made by the Governor under section 10 (4) of the Wages Councils Ordin-
ance, 1953 (No. 1 of 1953) this 19th day of August, 1970.

C. I. MARTIN,
Secretary to the Cabinet.


SCHEDULE
1. MINIMUM REMUNERATION FOR TIME WORK
The minimum remuneration to be paid to workers to whom this Order
applies, employed on tim rk, shall be as follows:
Workers in Inl ( ings set out in paragraph (a), (b), (c) and
(d) of the Schedi h. 0 m1l (Industrial Undertakings) Order, 1958
(S.R. & O. 195 o 5):- -
MW ...... O et day for a day of 8 hours
W L. $3.00 er lay for a day of 8 hours









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Provided that persons specified in paragraph (c) of the Schedule to Wages
Council (Industrial Undertakings) Order, 1958, who are employed in clearing.
and cleaning road side drains and trimming grass verges and roadside embank-
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 or 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.

3. MINIMUM REMUNERATION FOR WATCHMEN.

Any watchman employed in Industrial undertakings set out in paragraphs
(a), (b), (e) and (d) of the Wages Council (Industrial Undertakings) Order,
1958, shall be paid $4.00 per shift of 12 hours.
Provided that this Schedule shall not be construed as entitling watchmen
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 with pay for 176-200 days worked;
(c) 10 working days holiday with pay for 151-175 days worked;
(d) 8 working days holiday with pay for 126-150 days worked;









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(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.
Provided further that this Schedule shall not be construed as entitling
a worker to more than 14 days holiday with pay after 201 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-building 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, dr.iin, well, telegraphic or telephonic installation, elec-
trical undertaking, waterxvork 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 pa:'7engers or goods includingg 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. 47.


SHOP ASSISTANTS WAGES REGULATION ORDER.

(Gazetted 25th August, 1970.)

1. Short title. This Order may be cited as the Shop Assistants' Wages
Regulation Order, 1970.

2. Remuneration and Holidays. The statutory minimum remuneration
payable to persons employed in shops, as well as holidays to be allowed, shall
be in accordance with provisions contained in the Schedule to this Order.

3. Commencement. This Order shall come into force on the 1st day
of September, 1970.

4. Cancellation. The Shop Assistants' Wages Regulation Order, 1968
(S.R. & 0. 1968. No. 66) is hereby cancelled.

Made by the Governor under section 10 (4) of the Wages Councils Ordin-
ance, 1953 (No. 1 of 1953) this 19th day of August. 1970.

C. I. MARTIN,
Secretary to tke Cabiae.


SCHEDULE
MINIMUM REMUNERATION OF SHOP ASSISTANTS
1. The minimum rate of remuneration to be paid to the assistant shall
be as follows:-
A. Sales Cleiks .7~.
(a) Males ' $90.0 -ei month or $20.00 per week
(b) Fem -$72 per Aonth or $16.50 per week.
Provided t ~ie mii um remliieration to be paid to sales clerks
under 18 years and the 6ge of 14 years shall be seventy-five per centum
of the above.











Provided further that sales clerks 18 years of age and over who have
been employed for the first time as a clerk shall"be 'paid for the first six months
seventy-five per centum of the above rate and thereafter the above minimum
rates shall be paid.
B. Other Categories
(a) Cash Boys -412.00 per week
(b) Office Boys -$12.00 per week
(c) Packers preparing goods for sale
and in the store room -$15.00 per week
(d) Porters -$18.00 per week
(e) Watchmen -$18.00 per week
"Sales Clerk" means any person engaged in selling any goods or
articles to members of the public and includes cashiers and persons employed
at Gas Stations.
"Cash Boys" means any person under 18 years of age taking goods
and cash to the cashier from the sales clerks to be paid for by the customer.
"Office Boy" means any person performing the duties of messenger
in the office of a shop.
"Packers" means any person working in the store room weighing
and parcellingg goods and packing goods in the display shelves in a sales room
and persons engaged in assorting and packing goods in the store room and
delivering goods to the sales clerks.
"Porters" means any person transporting goods to or from a shop
or place of business or on the premises of a business.
"Watchman" means persons employed to watch shops or offices during
holidays or at night.
C. Office Clerks
(a) Male -$100.00 per month
(b) Female -$ 80.00 per month
Provided that the minimum remuneration to be paid to all Office
Clerks under the age of 18 years and over the age of 14 years shall be seventy-
five per centum of the above rates.
Provided further that Office Clerks 18 years and over who have been
employed for the first time as an Office Clerk shall be paid for the first six
months not less than eighty per centum of the above rate and thereafter the
above minimum rate shall apply.
"Office Clerk" means a book-keeper, a typist or any person employed
in a shipping, commission, estate or insurance office.
2. Overtime Wages
(1) Every person employed:-
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i. on a Public Holiday; or
ii. during any period in excess of eight hours including one hour
for meals on any day; or
iii. (luring a period of natural disaster; or
iv. in the town of Kingstown and within a radius of two miles
thereof; outside normal working hours
(b) in or about the business of an Airport Shop-
(i) on Sundays; or
(ii) earlier than eight o'clock in the morning or later than four
o'clock in the evening of any day
(c) in or about the business of any shop other than an Airport shop
or pharmacy-
(i) during any period in excess of forty-four hours in any week; or
(ii) later than four o'clock in the afternoon on any day during
the Christmas shopping season
shall be entitled to be paid overtime for the period during which he is employed.
(2) The hourly rates of overtime shall be:-
(a) in respect of employment-
(i) in any shop outside the prescribed hours of business during
the period of a natural disaster; or
(ii) in any shop .other than an Airport Shop or pharmacy during
the period in excess of eight hours in any day, or later than
four o'clock in the afternoon on any day during the Christmas
shopping season; or
(iii) in an Airport Shop .earlier than eight o'clock in the morning
or later than four o'clock in the afternoon on any day,
one and one-half times the hourly equivalent of the normal wages
payable. to the person so employed during the week in which
he was so employed;. .
(b) in respect of employment in .any shop on a public holiday; twice
the hourly equivalent of the normal wages payable to the person so
employed.
Provided that the total amount paid for such employment shall
not be less than the sum of two dollars.
(c) in respect of employment-
(i) in an Airport Shop during any period in excess of eight hours
in any day; or
(ii) in any shop in any circumstances specified in sub-paragraph (1)
of this paragraph other than circumstances in respect of which
overtime rates are specified in (a) and (b) of this sub-para-
graph (2),










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twice the hourly equivalent of the normal wages payable to the
person, so employed during the week in which he was so employed.
(3) Where normal wages are not payable to any person during any
week in which he is so entitled to be paid overtime wages under this Order,
then, for the purpose of calculating such overtime wages:-
(a) the last normal wages payable to him before he became entitled to
such overtime wages; or
(b) if normal wages were never payable to him, or if it is impracticable
to use the normal wages prescribed in (a) of this sub-paragraph (3)
as a basis for calculating such overtime wages the normal wages
payable during that week to any person working in the same category
as himself either in the same shop or in any other shop in the dis-
trict, village or town,
shall be deemed to be the normal wages payable to him during that week.
HOLIDAYS WITH PAY.
3. (a) Every Shop Assistant shall, in addition to Public Holidays, be
entitled to not less than fourteen working days holiday in every year, with full
pay, after the completion of one year's service. If during the course of the
second year or any subsequent year of employment, the services of a Shop
Assistant should be terminated, he shall be paid for the proportional part of
the .holiday due at the time of the termination.
(b) Every Shop Assistant who has completed six months' continuous
service shall, in addition to the above, be entitled to seven days' sick leave with
full pay on production of a medical certificate before the third day of absence
from work through illness.
Provided that this Schedule shall not be construed as entitling any Shop
Assistant to more than seven days sick leave in any one year.


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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1970, No. 48.

DOMESTIC SERVANTS WAGES REGULATION ORDER.

(Gazetted 25th August, 1970.)

1. Short title. Thi.-, Order may be ciled a,; the Domestic Servants Wages
Regulation Order, 1970.

2. Remuneration and Holidays. The statutory minimum remuneration
payable to persons employed in domestic service as well as holidays to be
allowed shall be in accordance with the provisions contained in the Schedule to
this Order.

3. Cancellation. The Domestic Servants' Wages Regulation Order, 1968
(S.R. & 0. 1968, No. 25) is hereby cancelled.

4. Commencement. This Order shall come into force on the 1st day
of September, 1970.


Made by the Governor under section 10 (4) of the Wages Councils Ordin-
ance, 1953 (No. 1 of 1953) this 19th day of August, 1970.
C. I. MARTIN,
Secretary to the Cabinet.


SCHEDULE.

WAGE RATES:

1. (a) The minimum rate of wages to be paid to domestic workers shall
be as follows:-
With meal ., ,.Without meals
$33.0 55.00:
Provided tlI. V ,,.1r-. ,s w4.ing fov ,,, first time as domestics or persons
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without adequate references shall be paid on probation for a period of 6 months
and shall be paid the minimum rates as follows:-

With meals Without meals
$:3.0.00 $45.00

(h) Any domestic servant en:;dloyed on a day to day basis shall be paid
at the minimum rate of $1.80 for an eight-hour day or part thereof, without
meals.

HOURS OF WORK:

2. (a) The week shall be considered as beginning on Monday morning
and ending on Sunday evening.
(b) Hours of work shall iot exceed ten in the day:
Provided that for persons supplied with living quarters the hours of
work shall not exceed eleven in any day.
(e) during the hours of work, breaks of two hours shall be allowed, which
shall include one hour for meals.
(d) whenever it is necessary to keep a domestic worker at work on
special occasions for any period in excess of the stipulated number of hours,
the employer shall be required to give this extra time off to her on another day
of the week.
WEEKLY REST PERIOD:

3. Every doameslti worker shall be e'ranited one free afternoon in each
week, and in addition, one free Sunday in eaoh month or a half day on two
Sunday of each month.

HOLIDAYS WITH PAY:

4 (a) Every domestic worker shall be entitled to one week's holiday with
full pay after 12 month's continuous service with one employer and two weeks
holiday with full pay for every subsequent period of 12 months. This holiday
shall be given within one month of its becoming, due, but at the request of the
dome, tic worker it may be deferred to a later date.
(b) Every domestic worker shall, in addition to the above, be eCtliled
to one we, k's sick leave with full pay on production of a medical certificate
should she become ill after the completion of 6 months continuous service with
one employer.

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SAINT VINCENT

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

MINUTES OF THE ELEVENTH SITT-IG OF THE FIRST SESSION OF
THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY HELD AT THE ASSEMBLY ('CAMI I:l-.
KINGSTOWN, ON THURSDAY, 21ST MAY, 1970 AT 10.00 A.11

PRESENT'



The Honourable R. M. CATO, Member for East St. George, Premier and Minister
of Finance,
,, S. E. SLATER, Mcmber for North Leeward, Minister of Home
Affairs,
,, ,, J. L. EUSTACE, Member for South Leeward, Minister of Educa-
tion and Health,
,, ,, L. C. LATHAM, Member for South Windward, Minister o( Hous-
ing, Local Government and Community Development,
H. K. TANNIS, Member for Kingstown, Minister of Communi-
cations, Works and Labour,
. A. T. WAmNEm, 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. Mrrcn.M.Ma yember for the Grenadines, Minister of
Agricul i", Trade andi Tourism,

,, ,, E. T. -.os .liuA 'ember for tCenral Windward, Leader of the
Op ositlon,

Mrs. I. Q. FOSHUA, Member for .North Windward.


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RESIGNATION OF MR. SPEAKER DACON
The Clerk read the following letter of resignation from Mr. Speaker Dacon:

''Office of the Speaker of the House of Assembly,
Chambers,
Kingstown,
ST. VINCENT.
20th May, 1970.

The Honourable Members of the House of Assembly,
KINGSTOWN.

Gentlemen :

1 wish to advise that as a result of my appointment to the Office of Acting
Governor of the State of St. Vincent during the absence on leave of His Excel-
lency Hywel George, I would not be able to perform the function of 'Speaker'
of the House of Assembly.

I therefore hereby tender my resignation from the office of Speaker, as
from 20th May, 1970, and express my willingness to serve in that office on the
return of His Excellency should Honourable Members of the House deem it
fit to elect me again to that office.

T have the honour to be,

Sirs,

Your most obedient servant,

(Sgd.) C. St. C. DACON,
Speaker of the House of Assembly."

ELECTION OF SPEAKER
[The Clerk presiding (S.O. 4)]
The Honourable Premier and Minister of Finance proposed the Honourable
E. A. C. Hughes to the House as Speaker.
The proposal was seconded by the Honourable R. F. Marksman.
There being no further proposals the Clerk Declared that the Honourable
E. A. C. Hughes was duly elected Speaker of the House.











Sitting suspended 10.30 a.m.
Sitting resumed 10.35 a.m.

The Clerk summoned the newly elected Speaker to the Chamber.
Mr. Speaker elect entered the Chamber escorted by the proposer and
seconder. He ascended the dais and took and subscribed the Oath of Office.

[Mr. Speaker in the Chair]
PRAYERS
The Honourable Premier and Minister of Finance congratulated Mr.
Speaker on his election.

The Honourable R. F. Marksman joined in the congratulatory remarks of
the Honourable Premier.

Mr. Speaker expressed his grateful thanks for the honour the House was
pleased to bestow upon him.

ELECTION OF DEPUTY SPEAKER
Consequent upon the elevation of the Honourable E. A. C. Hughes to the
Chair, the office of Deputy Speaker fell vacant. Whereupon Mr. Speaker in-
vited the House to elect a Deputy Speaker.

The Honourable Premier and Minister of Finance proposed the Honourable
J. A. Ferdinand to the House as Deputy Speaker. The Proposal was seconded
by the Honourable R. F. Marksman.

There being no further proposal Mr. Speaker declared that the Honourable
J. A. Ferdinand was duly elected as Deputy Speaker of the House.

The Honourable J. A. Ferdinand was escorted to the Table of the House
by the proposer and seconder where he took and subscribed the Oath of Office.

MINUTES
Minutes of the Sitting held on Tuesday, 19th May, 1970 copies of which
had been previously circulated were taken as read and were confirmed.

ORDERS OF THE DAY
1. The Minister of Communications, Works and Labour moved that the
Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Amendment) 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.








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Bill reported, read the third time by title, and passed without amendment.
2. The Honourable Attorney General moved that the Interpretation
(Amendment) Bill be now read a second time.
Question put and agreed to.
Bill read a second time.
The Honourable Attorney General briefly debated the Bill
House went into Committee to consider the Bill.
House resumed.
Bill reported, read the third time by title, and passed without amendment.
3. The Minister of Education and Health moved that the Education
(Amendment) Bill be now read a second time.
Question put and agreed to.
Bill read a second time.
The Honourable Minister briefly debated the Bill.
House went into Committee to consider the Bill.
House resumed.
Bill rcpurlcd, r-ad the third time-n by title, and passed without amen men,.
4. The Honourable Premier and Minister of Finance moved that the
Yachts Licence Bill be now read a second time.
Question put and agreed to.
Bill read a second time.
The Honourable Premier debated the Bill.
The Honourable R. F. Marksman joined the debate.
The Minister of Education and Health replied.
The Honourable Premier briefly wound up the debate.
House went into Committee to consider the Bill.
House resumed.
Bill reported, read the third time by title, and passed without amendment.
ADJOURNMENT
Motion made and Question put and agreed to "that this House do now
adjourn sine die."
House adjourned accordingly at 11.30 a.m.
E. A. C. HUGHES,
Speaker.

Confirmed this 20th dey of August. 1970.
C. ST. C. DACON,
Speaker.




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