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Publication Date: June 10, 1975
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Table of Contents
    Main
        Page 155
        Page 156
        Page 157
        Page 158
        Page 159
        Page 160
    Act No. 17 of 1975: An Act to amend the Arrowroot Ordinance, 1954
        Page A-41
        Page A-42
    Act No. 18 of 1975: An Act to amend the Firearms Ordinance, 1956
        Page A-43
        Page A-44
    Act No. 19 of 1975: An Act to amend the Stamp Ordinance, Cap. 195
        Page A-45
        Page A-46
        Page A-47
        Page A-48
    Act No. 20 of 1975: An Act to amend the Airport Service Charge Ordinance, 1968
        Page A-49
        Page A-50
    Act No. 21 of 1975: An Act to amend the Excise Ordinance, Cap. 188
        Page A-51
        Page A-52
    Act No. 22 of 1975: An Act to amend the Licences Ordinances, 1969
        Page A-53
        Page A-54
    Act No. 23 of 1975: An Act to amend the Liquor Licences Ordinance, 1948
        Page A-55
        Page A-56
        Page A-57
        Page A-58
    Act No. 24 of 1975: An Act to amned the Consumption Tax Ordinance, 1968
        Page A-59
        Page A-60
        Page A-61
        Page A-62
        Page A-63
        Page A-64
    Act No. 25 of 1975: An Act to amend the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Ordinance, 1940
        Page A-65
        Page A-66
        Page A-67
        Page A-68
        Page A-69
        Page A-70
        Page A-71
        Page A-72
    Act No. 26 of 1975: An Act to provide for the establishment of a Marketing Corporation charged with the duty of improving the growing and marketing of produce; to undertake the importation of certain commodities and for matter incidental thereto or connected therewith
        Page A-73
        Page A-74
        Page A-75
        Page A-76
        Page A-77
        Page A-78
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        Page A-86
    Act No. 27 of 1975: An Act to make provision for the removal of doubt concerning the Commission of Enquiry into the Kingstown Town Board
        Page A-87
        Page A-88
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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT


GAZETTE


iublihtrb by Authority


VOL. 108.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 10 JUNE, 1975. [No. 29.

GOVERNMENT NOTICES


No. 89.
HURRICANE NOTICE.


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


CAUTION


(1) A red flag with a black
rectangular centre will
be flown on Police
Headquarters.
(2) Loud Speaker and
Radio announcements.


(3) Three saluting
will be fired.


guns


(1) A red flag with a black
rectangular centre will
be flown on P ol ice
Headquarters.
(2) Loud Speaker and
Radio announcements.


FINAL HURRICANE WARNING
(1) Two red flags with black rectangular
centres one above the other will be flown
on Police Headquarters.

(2) Church Bells will ring for 5 minutes.

(3) The siren will blow for 5 minutes.

(1) Two red flags with black rectan-nlar
centres will be flown from Police
Stations.

(2) Church Bells will ring for 5 minutes.


3rd June, 1975.








3Zx '70 P9
S^i^T~


Xingstown


Rural Areas











156 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY,. 10 JUNE, 1975.-(No. 29).


No. 92.
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS, WORKS
AND LABOUR-TRAINING AWARDS
1975/76.

Applications are invited from suitably quali-
fled persons for awards in the under-menltioned
fields for employment in the Ministry of Com-
munications, Works & Labour.
.Sueessful candidates will be required to
enter into an agreement with sureties to work
with the Government of St. Vincent on the
completion of their training.
Fields of Study
1. Degree (or equivalent) in Structural'
Engineering
2. Degree (or equivalent) in Quantity Sur-
veying
3. Degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineer-
ing
4. Degree (or equivalent) in Electrical
Engineering
5. Diploma in Civil Technology (Building)
6. Diploma in (ivil Technology (Electrical)
7. Diploma in Water Technology
8. Dip lo ma in Laboratory Technology
(Soil)
9. Diploma in Laboratory T e c h n o 1 o g y
(Water)
Candidates applying for degree courses must
ensure before-hand that they satisfy the Univer-
sity of The West Indies entry requirements in
the relevant faculties.
The nlinimun (acceptable) qualifications for
the Diploma courses are four (4) G.C.E. 'O'
Level passes of which one must be in English
Language and one in Mathematics or a Science
subject.
Applications on Form T1 obtaimnahl at the
Service Conmnis 'ions Department must be sent
to the Chief Personnel Officer for the attellti(nl
of the Training Officer to reach him no later
than Thursday 12th June 1975.
Applicants in the Public Service are reminded
that their applications must be channelled
through the appropriate Ministries.


MYRON DELLTMORE,
for Chief Personnel Officer.
3rd June, 1975.



No. 93.
LEGISLATION

The following Documents which have been
assented to by Iis Excellency the Governor are
published with this issue of the Gazette:-
No. 17 of 1975.-Anl Act to amenld the Arrow-
root Ordinance, 1954.


No. 18 of 1975.-An Act to amend the Fire-
arms Ordinance, 1956.
No. 19 of 1975.-An Act to amend the Stamp
Ordinance, Cap. 195.
No. 20 of 1975.-An Act to amend the Airport
Service Charge Ordinance, 1968.
No. 21 of 1975--An Act to amend the Excise
Ordinance, Cap. 188.
No. 22 of 1975.-An Act to amend tie
Licences Ordinance, 1969.
No. 23 of 1975.-An Act to amend the Liquor
Licences Ordinance, 1948.
No. 24 of 1975.-A'T Act to amend the Con-
sumption T;lx Ordinance, 1968.
No. 25 of 1975.-An Act to amend the Motor
Vehicles andl Road Traffic Ordinance, 1940.
No. 26 of 1975.-An Act to provide for the
establishment of a Marketing Corporation
charged with the duty of improving the
growing and marketing of produce; to
undertake the importation of certain com-
modities a'nd for matter incidental thereto
or connected therewith.
No. 27 of 1975.-An Act to make provision
for tlhe removal of doubt concernilig thle
Commission of Enquiry into the Kingstown
Town Board.
10th June, 1975.

By Command,

T. M. VELOX,
Permnantent Secretary,
Premier's Offica.


PREMIER'S OFFICE,
ST. VINCENT,

10th June, 1975.


DEPARTMENTAL AND OTriER NOTICES


PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR
THE DESIGN AND SUPERVISION OF
CONSTRUCTION OF A RICE MILL WITH SILOS
AND PIER-BELIZE C.A.


The Government of Belize through the
Marketing Board invites tile submission of pre-
qualification data from interested Consulting
Enginlleriiin Firms in connection witil the
design and supervision of construction of a
Rice Mill and ancillary facilities at Punta
Gorda, Be'ze, C.A.
The scope of engineering works includes
engineeringg l ind hydro-gralphic surveys, the
preparation of appropriate designi drawings
and specifications, as well as other contract
documents required for construction telt(er of
the project, supervision and inspection. of con-
structiou ald issllance of payment certificates.











SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 10 JUNE, 1975.-(No. 29). 157


The project envisages the construction of
silos, buildings for rice milling plant and rice
storage. In addition, a pier is to b,- con-
structed to cater for barges with drafts of up
to 8 ft.
The total cost of thle project including
engineering fees is expected to be of the order
of BZE $824,0(0. Fiancingl of the project
will be undertaken by the Government of
Belize and C'ailbbean Development Bank
utilizing USAID funds.
Consideration will be limited to firms' or
Joint Ventures' of firms whose reiula;r place of
business s in one of the following territories:-
Antigua, BaMhamas, Barbados, Belize, British
Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Colonm-
bia, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamnaica,
Montserrat, St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla, St. Lucia,
St. Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and
Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, United States
of America and Venezuela. lPre-qIalifinaranwi
information submitted for consideration should
emphasize similar types of work performed
and the location thereof.


PROFESSIONAL ENGINEEERNG SERVICES FOR
THE LADYVILLE INDUSTRIAL ESTPTT
PROJECT, BELIZE, CENTRAL AMERICA.


Tilh Government of Belize, through the De-
velopment Finance Corporation, invites the
submission of prequalification data from inter-
es;ted Consulting E'ngineering Firms in con-
nection with the Phase I development of an
Industrial Estate at L.adyville, Belize, Central
America.

The scope of engineering works includes
eliginering surveys, the preparation of appro-
priate design drawings and specifications, as
well as other contract documents required for
construction tender of the Project, supervision
and inspection of construction, and issuance of
payment certificates.

Phase I development covers an area of ap-
proximately 12 acres. A preliminary layout is
available and should from the basis of the pro-
posed development. The Project envisages tlhe
erection of two small and one large factory
buildings of 6,000 sq. ft. and 20,000 sq. ft.
respectively; the provision of utilities and
sanitary facilities; access roads; parking facil-
ities; drainage and landscaping.

The total cost of the Project including engin-
eering fees is of the order of BZE$1.100,000.
Financing of the Project shall be undertaken
by the Government of Belize and the Caribbean
lDevelopment.Bank utilizing USAID funds.

Consideration will be limited to Firms' or
'Joint Ventures' of firms whose regular place
of business is in one of the following terri-
tories:- Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize,


British Virgin Islards. Canada. Columbia, Cay-
man Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana,
Janaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla,
St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Trinidad & Tobago,
Turks & Caicos Islands, United States of
Anerica, United Kingdom and Venezuela. Pre-
qualification information submitted for con-
sideration should emphasize similar types of
work performed and the location thereof.

Consulting Engineering Firms, whether act-
ing singly or in Joint Ventures, should submit
an executed copy of a form which may be
obtained from the office of the General Man-
ager, Development Finance Corporation, P.O.
Box 40, Belmopan, Belize, Central America, or
from the Caribbean Development Bank. P.O.
Box 408, Wildey, St. Michael, Barbados, W.I.

Prqu;ni'ification information must be returned
to the office of the General Manager, Develop-
ment Finance Corporation, P.O. Box 40, Bel-
mopan, Belize. Central America not later than
7th July, 197.5, with a copy being sent to the
Caribbean Development Bank, P.O. Box 408,
Wildey, St. Michael, Barbados.

The data submitted shall be evaluated by the
Development Finance Corporation, and a short
list of Firns' or .Joint Ventures' prepared.
Those short-!isted shall be requested to submit
priced tech'ni:;al proposals for the Project.

An important consideration sh;'1 be the
Fill's oI .oint V\enlI -111 1 kno'-l-
ed.re of lmdiistr:. t v )lolpent, the site,
and working co'., ition ii the region.

R. A. FULLER,
Grn'ral Mfamfietr,
Dricvlopm:n t Fin.aiec Corporation
Bicltiopan, B lizc, C.A.


INTEGRATION PRIZE FOR LATIN
AMERICA


The Insti'tute for Latin American Integration
(INTAL) has decided to sponsor an annual com-
petition entitled "Integration Prize for Latin
.iner*-a' with the intention of promoting and
encouraging original studies on Latin American
Integration and cooperation. INTAL hopes in
this way to strengthen 'the movement towards
regionalism anod to support the joint efforts being
made at present towards this end. INTAL in-
vites Latin Americans interested in the prob-
lems of regionalism to take part in a competition
based on the following rules:-

1) This year's topic for the competition is:
Latin American integration and coopera-
tion-tle experience of the last fifteen
years and the new perspectives with re-
gard to the trends which are evident
regionally and in the wider sphere of the
reform of the international system.











158 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 10 JUNE, 1975.-(No. 29).


2) Th,se original studies should not be long-
er than 150 pages (28 X 22 cm) type-
written with double spacing. Each work
should be signed with a pseudonym.
'ndor separate cover and sealed, the
author (or authors, if the study is a joint
effort) will give his pseudonym, his first
name and surname, nationality, (which
should be Latin American), and his
address.
3) Entries should be submitted in duplicate
before October 31. 1975, to INTAL.
Vasillo de Correo 39, Sucursal 1, Buenos
Aires. Argentina. Entries received after
that date will not be accepted.
4) The panel that will decide which study
will be awarded the Integration Prize
for Latin America will comprise:
LEOPOLDO TETTAMANTI. Director of INTAL
PASCU.AL MrARTINEZ, Executive Secretary
of LAFTA
ROBEITO MAYORGE CORTES, Secretary-
General of CACM
SALVADOR LLUCII SOLAR, Co-ordinator of
the Andean Pact Council
AISTER MCINTYRE, Secretary-General,
CARICOM
N.tTAIAO BOTANA, INTAL Secretary to
the Panel.
5) INTAL will offer a first prize of $3,000
US (three thousand dollars) and will also
undertake to publish the winning entry.
It will also offer a second prize of $1,500
US (one thousand, five hundred dollars).
The panel reserves the right not to award
either of the two prizes.
6) The awarding of the prizes will take place
at the Headquarters of INTAL in Buenos
Aires on December 12, 1975. The Insti-
tute will pay the travelling and accom-
modation expenses of the winners of the
first and second prizes.


TENDEBS FOR TAP IT1 S fr AW CB Or
OOVERNME MT OWNED MOTOR VEHICLE.


Tenders are invited for the I-nsurance of Gov-
ernment owned Motor Vehicles for the period
30th June 1975 to 29flh June 197(6.
Tenders should state the amount required
for-
(a) Third Party risks on'y;
(b) Third Party fire and theft.
Sealed tenders distinctly marked "Tenders
for the I'nsurance of Government owned Motor
Vehicles", should be submitted to the "Chair-
man, Central Supplies Tenders Board" not
later than 3.00 p.m. on Monday, 23rd June 1975.


The Government does not bind itself to ac-
cept the lowest or any tender and reserves the
right to accept any part of a tender.
Ministry of Finance
Kingstown
4th June, 1975.


INSURANCE ACT NO. 10 OF 1970.

The attention of all registered insurers is
drawn to the provisions of Section 21 of the
Insurance Act which requires insurers to fur-
nish their annual accounts to the Registrar
within six months of the end of each financial
year.

A. V. LEWIS,
Registrar of Insurance.


Ministry of Finance
\. Jungstown.
4tfli June, 1975.


POLICE NOTICE


THE OWNERS OF PUBLIC SERVICE
VEHICLES; GOODS VEHICLES AND
TRAILERS (H., R., H.T., & T. PLATES)


The attention of persons who own the type
of vehicles mentioned above is drawn to the
provisions contained in Regulations 20 and 21
and all amendments thereto of the Motor
Vehicle and Road Traffic Regulations 1959
whereby no licence may be issued or renewed
for such vehicles unless the Inspector certifies
that these vehicles comply with all the provi-
sions of the Ordinance and the Regulations
referred to.

The Inspector of Motor Vehicles will be avail-
able at Arnos Vale (P.W.D. Yard) daily from
8.30 a.m. to 12 noon, and 1.30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
except on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank holi-
days to ensure that all the above mentioned
vehicles are inspected and road worthy before
June 30th, 1975.

Regulation 20 (6) requires that these vehicles
he examined twice annually, that is before 30th
June and 31st December each year.

Warning

Vehicles which have not been inspected or
if inspected have not passed the examinationn
by 30th June, 1975 will be taken off the road.

E. B. JACKSON,
Commis.sioncr of Police (Ag.)
Licsin A or
Licensing Authority.










SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 10 JUNE, 1975.-(No. 29). 15!


NOTICE

UNDER THE LIQUOR LICENCE ORDINANCE NO. 11 OF 1948.

It is hereby notified for general information that the Quarterly LIQUOR LICENSING
SESSION will be held in the undermentioned Parishes for the purpose of hearing applica-
tions from the applicants in their respecivve parishes, for the granting of Certificates in
accordance with the provisions of the Liquor Licences Ordinance No. 11 of 1948, at the


times and places stated herewith.

Parish

St. Andrew & St. George


Charlotte


St. Patrick


St. David


Grenadines: (Bequia)


(Union Island)


lime and Place of Session

...... At the Court House, Kingstown on Wednesday, 25th
June, 1975, at 9.00 a.m.


...... At the Court House, Georgetown on Monday, 23rd
June, 1975, at 10.00 a.m.

...... At the Court House, Barrouallie on Thursday, 12th
June, 1975, at 10.00 a.m.

...... At the Court House, Chateaubelair on Thursday, 19th
June, 19-5, at 10.00 a.m.

..... At the Court House, Port Elizabeth on Friday, 27th
June, 1975, at 9.30 a.m.

...... At the Court House, Union Island on Monday, 23rd
June, 1975, at 9.30 a.m.


Notice of intention to oppose the grant of any certificate stating in general terms the
grounds 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. L. COLLYMORE.
A. E. CATO,
D. K. MCINTYRE.
Magistrates.

PARTICULARS OF APPLICANTS FOR NEW CERTIFICATES


Oupation
Occupation \


Alexander's Show Printer
Place
Charles Alexander Printer
Walter Bacchus Shopkeeper
Elford Blugh Shopkeeper
Stanley Bowens Employee
St. Clair Bristol Shopkeeper
Viola Caine !Seamstress
Anesta Castello IShopkeeper
Joyce Cato Business
Matthias Cato Shopkeeper
Henry Edwards Seaman
Etheline Gibson Shopkeeper
Kenneth Gonsalves Manager
Gadvin Hackshaw Shopkeeper
Sybil Jackson Shopkeeper
Agatha James Domestic
Mabel John Shopkeeper
Raymond Knights Clerk
Albert Kydd Sea Captain
Belteau Mofford iShopkeeper


Residence


Sion Hill

Sion Hill
Mesopotamia
Layou
New Montrose
Camden Park
Chauncey
New Prospect
Belmont
Mesopotamia
Middle St.
Dauphine
Gun Hill
R/land Park
Belmont
Belmont
Belmont
Sion Hill
Arnos Vale
lCarapan


Situation of
Premises


Iion Hill

Sion Hill
IIopewell
iLayou
!New Montrose
Camden Park
Chauncey
INew Prospect
Diamond
Mesopotamia
Middle St.
Dauphine
James Str.
R/land Park
Belmont
Belmont
Belmont
Quarry
Arnos Vale
Carapan


Parish Names of
Applikcnts


St. Andrew
St. George
St. George


Class


6

6 & 8
3
2
3
3
3
3
3
6 & 8
6 & 8
3
8
6 & 8
9
3
3
6 & 8
9
3






















LGO SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 10 JUNE, 1975.-(No. 29).


Parish Names of
Applicants


Occupation Residence Situation- of Class
Premises
_____ ]


Benjamin Morgan Stevedore
Adolphus Prescod Shopkeeper
Edwin Providence Builder
Edwin Providence Builder
Iona Telemaque Doimstic
Samuel Telfer Carpenter
Reuben Williams & !Taxi Driver
Clive Goodman Mot. Mech.

Egbert DaSouza Proprietor
Alby McDowall Farmn"r
George IIugginu Shopkeeper
Owen Sutherland ,Merchant


St. David Selwyn Dyer
Lena Francis


Farmer
Shopkeeper


. Patrick t Leslie Fraser Carpenter
Augustus Straker 'Attendant

renadines Geoffrey Wallace iProprietor
equia)

(Union Newton Alexander Se'amtan
Island) Dick Richards jSeaman


Rivulet
Lowmans Ld.
Sion Hill
Sion Hill
Largo Height
*Evesham
Richmond Hill
Arnos Vale

Park Hill
New Adelphi
Dickson
Langley Pk.

ISpring Village
ICoulls Iill

iBarrouallie
Barrouallie

Belmont


'Clifton
Ashton


Rivulet
Lowmans Ld.
Sion Hill
Sion Hill
Largo Height
Evesham
Richmond Hill
Arnos Vale

Park Hill
San Souci
Diekson
Langley Pk.

Spring Village
Coulls Hill

Barrouailie
Barrouallie

;Belmont


IClifton
iAshton


t Change of Holder.
* Change of Class.


Charlotte


St


G(
(I


6 & 8
6&8
3
6 & 8
6&8
3
3
3
6 & 8
6&8


3
3
3
G&8
6 & 8

6 & S
3

6 & 8
2

4


6 & 8
46&
4


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SAINT VINCENT.


Act No. 17 of 1975

I Assent

RUPERT G. JOHN,

[L.S ] Governor.

6th June, 1975.

AN A('T to amend the Arrowroot Ordinance, 1954.

[ 10th .Junc, 1

S Be it enacted by tlih Q(ueen's Most Excellent Ma est by.
and witli the advice iid c.onsenlt of the House of As. y of
Sainl Vin.cenit, and by tile authority of the sale axs ) :- "

1. This Act mavy l)e cited as the Arrowr(oot (Ai idiit) St) t tit
Act, 1975. ;amid slihll he re;adl ;as one with the Arrcwro tW~ i- N S
nance. 1!954 (lhervci nifter refer'(red to as thie principal Ordi ii
iind a1ll a(nciie(lients thlereto. y

2. Sectinl 17 of the priinipail ()rdiianleeis amended by- Section 17 of
principal
Ordinance
amended.
(a) reiuiiimiherin. the existing subsection (1) as sub-
section (1) a) and ins(eting inllmediately after
subsection (1) (a) the following new subsection-
"(1' (hl) The G(overnor may by instrument in
\writiIniL ;in time revo til re the appointment of
0.n-y 1n1(e'1il]r of thi ('Corpoiraio if hie thinks it
expledie'nl so to do."



ISS'






























No. 17 Arriourool (.Aminind nt) 1975.


(1) by adding linimmediately after subsection (4)' the
following proviso:-
"'Provided, that any vacancy in the Board
oeeuring by reason of section 17 (1) (h) shall be
filled by the Governor at his discretion."

3. The principal ordinance e is hereby amended by-
New section (a) adding immediately after section 44 the following
45 udded to lne section:-
prineipal
Ordinance. "Power of 45. Tile governorr may after consultation
governorr to with tile ('lairmnan or in any case \\here tle
give general Chlairmian is unable to perforni the functions
directions. .
of his office, the Deputy chairmann, give to tlie
Corporation directions of a general characteris-
tic as to policy to be followed in Ihie exercise
and performance of its functions in relation to
inalters appearing to him to concern tlhe public
interest, and the Corporation.shall give effect
to any such directions."

(b) by renumbering existing section 45 as section 46.



Passed in the House of Assembly this 22nd dla! of May, 1975.
OWEN (TFFY,
Clerk of the House of Assembly.


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SAINT VINCENT.



Act No. 18 of 1975

I Assent,


RUPERT G. JOHN,

Governor.


[L.S.]


6th June, 1975.

AN ACT to amend the Firearms Ordinance, 1956.
[ 10th June, 1975.
Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by
and with the advice and consent of the House of Assembly of
Saint Vincent. and by the authority of the same as follows:-


1. This Act may be cited as tlie 1ir s (FAnwlilducnt)
Act, 1975 and shall be read as one wii n s Ordinance
1956 (hereinafter referred to as t l Sdnance) and
all amendments thereto. .
2. The second Schedule ie principal i ance is
repealed and replaced by the fol wlging s



"SEC
v action (9(2))
FEES FOR LICENCES


Short title.
No. 32 of
1956.
Second
Schedule to
principal
Ordinance
repe>raled and
replaced.


ihotguns.
Revolvers and Pistols
Rifles
X 32.8. 'w7


I.... 20.00
... 20.00
20.00


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44

No. 18. Firearms (Amendment) 1975.


Firearms for Watchmen and S-rvantN ..... 20.00
Dealers in Firearms ...... 100.0"

Passed in the House of Assembly this 22nd day of May, 1975.

OWEN CUFFY,
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Act No. 19 of 197.5

I Assent

RUPERT G. JOHN,

[ L.S ] Governor.

6th June, 1975.

AN ACT to amend the Stamp Ordinance, Cap. 195.

[ 10th Junc, 1975. 1
1e it enaC(tted by t h. Q(uen,'s Most Excellent Majesty, J V4 \.
and with the advice and consent of the House of Asseiiblvy<
Saint Vincent, and byhv the anthoritv of the sanim as follows
1. This Act Imay he cited as the Stamp (Aiimiidiinn iort titidy

(hereinafter referred to as the principal Ordimnance) and all \
amenidmenits t hereto.
2. The1 SIhedule to the priinipal Ordiniane is hereby Slchi1>ulc to
amended by deletinl, the hlcading to item 20 and substituting irinciiWil
therefore lhe following: Ornli,.,icee
alllended.
(a) "('Conlleiyal(' or 1 ;raisf('er of any stotk or fim 'ed
debt or shares of any company or corporalion,
other than the stock or share of a company or
corporations referred to in item 21"
(b) deleting items 21 and 22 and substituting there-
for the following:-


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No. 19. Stamp (Amendment) 1975.


'21. (onveyance or Transfer on sale of any
property real or personal or any stock or
sLares of a company or corporation the
assets of which to the extent of 50 per
cent or more consist of reall property
(except su'ch stock or funded debt or shares
as aforesaid).
The stamp duty shall be (i6" of the
value of the consideration or transfer on
sale of which 3 per cent shall be paid by tihe
transferor and 3 per cent by the tranisferee.
22. (C onvey nce or Transfer operating as a
voluntary disposition inter vivos or any
transaction where the sale price is not the
open market price.
The stamp duty shall be (;i; of the
value of the ieal estate involved in the
conveylace or Transfer of which 3 3'(
shall be paid by the transferor and 3'fi
by the transferee.
The "value" of the property for the
purpose of item 22 shall be estimated to be
the price which in the opinion of the
Registrar, such property would realise if
sold in tle open market at tile time when
the conveyance or Transfer takes place in
arriving at the open market valuation the
Registrar may ask the person seeking to
have the documnent registered to submit
particulars of valuation, and the Registrar
shall, if he is satisfied with the particulars
submitted, assess the stamp duty on the
basis of such particulars, but it shall be
lawful for the Registrar if lie is dissatisfied
with such particulars to cause a valuation
to 1be made by the estate duty conlmnis-
sioners and to assess the duty on the basis
of that valuation the person in possession
or occupation of the property which is the
subject matter of the valuation shall permit
the estate duty commissioners to inspect
such property at such reasonable times as
the commissioners consider necessary.





























47

No. 19. Stamp (Amendment) 1975.


A person aggreived by the amount of
duty imposed shrll have a right of appeal
to tihe Supreme court .
(e) 'niidr item 26 Customs,
(i) deleting the figure "21'TV appearing after
the words "Bills of Entry INWARDS-e-cmh
set" and substituting therefore the figure 5',/ "'
(ii) by adding the following:-
Provided that stamps on Bills of Entry
INWARDS in respect of siuguar, flour, milk,
rice and stock feed shall be eachl set-2!*',/
of C.I.F. value.
(d) by inserting the word "further" between "Pro-
vided" and "that stamps on Bills of Entry
INWARDS for goods exempt from payment of
Import Duty".



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Act No. 20 of 1975

I Assent,

RUPERT G. JOHN,
[ L.S. ] Governor.

6th June, 1975.

AN ACT to amend the Airport Service Charge Ordinancll
1968. O iL,
[ 10th Jiune, 1
Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Maje, y .
and with the advice and consent of the House of Assem ly f
Saint Vincent, and by the authority of the same as follow -
1. This Act may be cited as the Airport Sen ice (C I Short 1
(Amendment) Act, 1975, and shall be read as one with e
Airport Service Charge Ordinance 1968 (hereinafter ref. rre i
to as the principal Ordinance) and all amendments thereto.
2. Section 3(1) of the principal Ordinance is hereby Section 3 of
amended by deleting the words "two dollars" where they principal
Ordinance
occur after the words "charge of" and substituting therefore omendede
the words "five dollars".

Passed in the House of Assembly this 22nd day of May, 1975.

OWEN CUFFY,
Clerk of the House of Assembly.

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Act No. 21 of 1975

I Assent,

RUPERT G. JOHN,

[ L.S. ] Governor.

6th June, 1975.

AN ACT to amend the Excise Ordinance, Cap. 188. J eRS (7 .

[ 10th June .

Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent M jes y, by
and with the advice and consent of the House of As ly of
Saint Vincent, and by the authority of the same as fo ow

1. This Act may be cited as the Excise (Amen e 1?
Act, 1975, and shall be read as one with the Excise Ordin S/ \f
(hereinafter referred to as the principal Ordinance) and a P. 188.
amendments thereto.

2. Section 3 of the principal Ordinance is amended by Section 3,
of principal
Ordinance
(a) in subsection (1), by deletion of the words ''five amended.
dollars" where they occur after the words "the
duty of" and substituting therefore the words "six
dollars"
(b) in subsection (2), by deletion of the words "six
dollars" where they occur after the words "the
duty of" and substituting therefore the words
"seven dollars and twenty cents"
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52

No. 21. Excise (Amendment) 1975.



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Act No. 22 of 197.5
I Assent
RUPERT G. JOHN,
[L.S ] Governor.
6th June, 1975.
AN ACT to amend the Licences Ordinance, 1969.
[ 10th June, 1975. ]
Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by
and with the advice and consent of the House of Assembly of
Saint Vincent, and by the authority of the same as follows:-
1. This Act may be cited as the Licences (Amendment) Short title.
Act, 1975, and shall be read as one with the Licences Ordinance,
1969 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Ordinance) and No. 26 of
all amendments thereto. 1969.
2. The Schedule to the principal Ordinance is hereby Schedule to
amended by deleting the figures "$150.00" appearing opposite principal
Ordinance
the words "Every licence to follow the calling of an amended.
Auctioneer" and substituting therefore the figures "$200.00".


Passed in the House of Assembly this 22nd day of May, 1975.

OWEN CUFFY,
Clerk of the House of Assembly.


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Act No. 23 of !i '

I Assent, Y

[ L. S. ] G. JOHN,

Governor.

6th June, 1975.

AN ACT to amennd the Liquor Licence Ordinance, 1948.

[ 10th June, 1975. ]

Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by
and with the advice and consent of the House of Assembly of
Saint Vincent, and by the authority of the same as follows:-

1. This Act may Io- ,ited as the Liquor Licence (Amend- Short title.
ment) Act, 1975, and s hll be read as one with the Liquor No. 11 of
Licence Ordinance, 1948, (hereinafter referred to as the 1948.
principal Ordinance) and all amendments thereto.

2. Section 14 of the principal Ordinance is amended as Section 14 of
follows :- principal
Ordinance
(a) by repealing section 2 and substituting therefore amended.
the following:-
"(2) There shall be nine classes of liquor
licences issued under this Ordinance the particu-
lars and cost of which are as follows:-
























Liquor Licence (Amendment)


Class 1

Class 2


Wholesale
Licence
Retail Town
Licence
Kingstown
Calliaqua
Chateaubelair
Barrouallie
Layou


...... Quarterly


Georgetown
Class 3 Retail Country
Licence


Class 4 Retail Grenadines
Licence ......


Class 5
Class 6


Hotel Licence .....
Refreshment
Iouse
Licence


Class 7 Oceasional
Licecnce


Class 8
Class 9


...... per day


Bottle Licence ......Quarterly
Proprietary Club
Licence ......


Provided that notwithstanding anything in this section
contained the Governor may reduce the amount payable for
an occasional licence to such sum as he may deem fit."
(b) by repealing sections 14A and 14B of the principal
Ordinance and substituting therefore the follow-
ing:-


14A (1) Licences for the quarter ending 31st
March, 1375 in respect of which ith fee has
been lpid before the coming into effect of the
provisions of this Order shall continue in force
for the quarter.
Provided that a licence due and payable
under sections 14A and 14B hereby repealed
shall 'eniaia payable and be recoverable as a
debt."


$ 60.00


95.00
45.00
45.00
45.00
45.00
45.00


30.00

30.00
40.00


30.00

15,00
60.00

65.00


"Transitional.


~_


No. 23.


1975.


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57

No. 23. Liquor Licence (Amendment) 1975.


Passed in the House of Assembly this 22nd day of May, 1975.

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Act No. 24 of 1975


I Assent,
RUPERT G. JOHN,
[ L.S. ] Governor.
6th June, 1975.

AN ACT to amend the Consumption Tax Ordinance, 1968. /< RS7
[ 10th Jun, 1975.
Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Maje y,/ c
by and with the advice and consent of the House of Assen
of Saint Vincent, and by the authority of the same a
follows:- \
1. This Act may be cited as the Consumption Tax (Ame i d
ment) Act, 1975, and shall be read as one with the consumptil 1q
Tax Ordinance 1968 (hereinafter referred to as the principalY C
Ordinance) and all amendments thereto.


2. The First Schedule to the principal Ordinance
repealed and replaced with the following.

FIRST SCHEDULE


B.T.N. No.

Ex. 02.06
10.06

16.01


is


Description

Ham and Bacon
Rice

Sausages and the like of meat, meat
offal or animal blood


First Scheduile
of principal
Ordinance
repealed and
replaced.
Rates andl
Taxes
5% ad. val.
300 per 100
lbs.

5% ad. val.


)( 3aBP ?z9A






















60

Consumption Tax (Amendment)


B.T.N. No.

16.02

Ex. 16.03
Ex. 17.01

17.04

Ex. 18.06.90

19.02




21.06.20
Ex. 21.07
Ex. 22.02


Ex. 22.03.10

Ex. 22.03.10

22.03.20

Ex. 22.05

Ex. 22.05

22.06


Ex. 22.09

22.09.30

22.09.31


22.09.40


Description of Goods


Other prepared or preserved meat or
meat offal
Mleut extracts and meat juices
Beet Sugar and Cane Sugar unrefined

Sugar Confectionery, not containing
cocoa
Chocolate Confectionery and chocolate
milk
Preparation of flour, meal, starch or
malt extract. of a kind used as infant
food or for dietetic or culinary purposes,
containing less than 501% by weight of
cocoa
Prepared Baking Powder
Noni-aleholi( flavouring extracts
Nonl-alcholie beverages except flavoured
arcated water

Beer

Ale

Stout and Porter

Still Wines

Sparkling Wines

Vermouths, and other wines of fresh
grapes flavoured with aromatic extracts ......

Alcoholic flavouring extracts

Whisky in bottles and not over proof

Other Whisky


Gin in bottles not over proof


Rates and
Taxes


5% ad. val.
5% ad. val.
750 per 100
lbs.

20% ad. val.

20% ad. val.




20% ad. val.
10% ad. val.
20% ad. val.

$2.00 per
gallon.
$2.20 per
gallon.
$2.00 per
gallon.
$2.2" per
gali,'n.
$3.( per
gal 11.
$110 per
gall. Ii.

$3.00 per
gallon.
$3.00 ,per
gallon.
$6.00 per liq.
gallon.
$6.00 per
proof
gallon.
$12.00 p
liq. gallon.


No. 24.


1975.


S......























No. 24.


B.T.N. No.


22.09.41


Ex. 22.09

22.09.20

22.09.21

Ex. 22.09.50

Ex. 22.09.50

Ex. 22.09.50


Ex. 22.09.60

22.00.90







24.01

24.02.10
24.02.20
25.23

27.10.10

27.10.50

27.10.60

27.11


Ex. 28.13


61

(Jonsuinptioit T'ax (Antticndmct)


DUscription of Goods


Other Gin


Alcoholic flavouring extracts ......

Brandy in bottles and not over proof

Other Brandy

Vodka in bottles

and not over proof

Other Vodka


Bitters....

Ol1r spirits, liqueurs, other spirituous
A. beverages and compound alcoholic pre-
parations not exceeding the strength of
proof .

B. Exceeding the strength of proof


Unmanufactured tobacco other than
black leaf
Cigars and Cheroots
Cigarettes....
Portland cement whether or not coloured

Motor Gasolene

Kerosene

Diesel Oil....

Petroleum gases and other gaseous
hydro-carbons .

Carbon Dioxide -


1975.


Ra(s stand
Taxes
$12.60 per
proof
gallon.
$6.00 per liq.
gallon.
$7.00 per liq.
gallon.
$7.00 per liq.
gallon.
$6.00 per liq.
gallon.
$6.00 per liq.
gallon.
$6.00 per
proof
gallon.
$6.00 per
gallon.



$6.00 per liq.
gallon.
$6.00 per
proof
gallon.

$1.20 per lb.
$2.00 per Ib.
$1.00 per lb.
120 per 100
lb.
330 per
gallon.
40 per
gallon.
120 per
gallon.

$3.00 per
100 lb.
10% ad. val.
























Consumption Tax (Amendm'nt)


B.T.N. No.


Description


Rates and
Taxes


30.03 Medicaments (incl. veterinary medica-
ients
32.08/32.09 Prepared pigments, varnishes, lacquers.
distcmip)(es, paints and enamels
33.06 Perfumery, cosmetics and toilet prepara-
tions except perfumed spirits of a value
more than T$5.00 C.I.F. per oz.
33.06.50 Perfumed spirits of a value of $5.00 C.I.F.
or more per oz. .....
34.01 Toilet Soaps in cake or tablet form
34.01.20 Launld ry Soap .
34.02 Bleaches
34.05 Scouring Powder
37.61/37.05 Photographi goods
37.02 Film in rolls, sensitised; unexposed. per-
forated or not
37.08 .Chemical products, flashlight material of
a kind and in a form suitable for use in
photography ..
39.07 Polythene bags


39.01
39.06
48.16.10
60.05
64.01/64.06
65.04



67.04
Ex. 69.11
70.13 10
71.12
71.16
Ex 73.36

Ex. 76.08
84.12
84.15


Ex. 84.40


Synthetic Plastic materials
Paper Bags
Outer garments knitted or crocheted
Footwear, gailers, spats and the like .
Hats and other headgear, plaited or made
from plaited or other strips of any
materials, whether or not lined or
trimmed
Wigs and the like
Tableware of porcelain or china
Glassware of crystal glass
Articles of Jellewery
Imitation Jewellery
Kitchen ranges, stoves and cookers not
electrically operated
Doors and Window Frames of Aluminium
Air conditioning machines
Refrigerators and refrigerating equip-
ment (electrical and other)
Domestic Washing Machines


5% ad. val.

5% ad. val.


20% ad. val.

30/ ad. val.
10%o ad. val.
5'% ad. val.
10%c ad. val.
/5 ad. val.
10/( ad. val.

590 ad. val.


10% ad. val.
10% ad. val.

20% ad. val.
10% ad. val.
20% ad. val.
5% ad. val.


10%
10%
15%
15%
20%
10%


10% ad. vol.
5% ad. val.
10% iad. val.

10%r ad. vn1.
10% ad. val.


Ex.


Ex.


No. 24.


1975.























Consumption Tax (Amendment)


B.T.N. No.


Description of Goods


Rates and
Taxes


85.14 Microphones and stands therefore; loud-
speakers; audio-frequency electric ampli-
fiers
Ex. 85.15 Radio broadcasting and television trans-
mission and reception apparatus (includ-
ing those incorporating sound recorders
or reproducers)
85.18 Electrical (apacitators, fixed or variable
85.01/85.28 Electrieal Machinery and Equipment
except those of heading 85.14, 85.15 and
85.18; part thereof
87.02 Motor vehicles for the transport of per-
sons, goods or materials (including
sports motor vehicles, other tlan those
of heading No. 87.09)
87.04 Chassis fitted with engines, for the Motor
Vehicles falling within heading No.
87.02
87.09 Molor-eyeles, aulo-cycles and c ye les
fitted with auxiliary motor, with or with-
oul side cars; side cars of all kinds
91.01 Pocket watches, wrist watches and other
watches, including stop watches
91.02 Clocks with watch movements (exclud-
ing clocks of heading No. 91.03
91.03 Instruments panel clocks and clocks of
a similar type for vehicles, air-craft or
vessels
91.04 Other Clocks ......
92.11 Gramaphones, dictating machines and
other sound recorders and reproducers,
including reord-players and tape decks,
with or without sound-heads, television
image and sound recorders and repro-
ducers magnetic
92.12 Gramophone records and other sound
or similar recordings, matrices for the
production of records, prepared record
blanks, film for mechanical sound record-
ing, prepared tapes, wires, strips and
like articles of a kind commonly used
for sound or similar recordings


10%, ad. val.



10% ad. val.
10% ad. val.


5% ad. val.



15% ad. val.


15% ad. val.


15% ad. val.

5% ad. val.

15% ad. val.


5% ad. val.
5% ad. val.





20% ad. val.


20% ad. val,


No. 24.


1975.




































64

No, 24. Consumption Tax (Amendment) 1975.

Note: "Ex" indicates that only the goods mentioned against each item shall
be charged with tax.



Passed in the House of Assembly this 22nd day of May 1975.

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Act No. 25 of 1975

I Assent,


RUPERT G. JOHN,


[ L.S. ]


Governor.


6th June, 1975.

AN ACT to amend the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Ordi-
nance, 1940.

[ 10th J.Iunc, 1975.

B3, it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by
and with the advice and consent of the House of Assembly of
Saint Vincent, and by the authority of the same as follows:-


1. This Act may be cited as the Motor Vehicles and Road
Traffic (Amendment) Act, 1975 and shall be read as one with
the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Ordinance. 1940 (herein-
after referred to as the principal Ordinance) and all amend-
ments thereto.

2. Section 11 of the principal Ordinance is amended
by-
''(a) the deletion of the words "ten pounds" appear-
ing at the end of subsection (1) and by substi-
tution therefore of the following words "not less
than twenty fiv. dollars nor more .than two
hundred dollars".


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XJ^P-^^ ^
^ .. .


Short title.
No. 20 of
1940.


Section 11 of
principal
Ordinance
am tenlded.























. Motor TVhicles anl Road Traffic (Amendment)


(1) re-numbering subsection (2) .as sub-section 2(a).

(c) the insertion immediately after subsection 2(a)
of the following new subsection-
'2(b) A certificate signed by the licensing
officer certifying the date and tinfe of payment of
licence duties shall be conclusive evidence of the
facts stated therein."
(d) the insertion immediately after subsection (5) of
the following new section-


"Coineounding
of offeivesi.


6. (1) Where it appears to the Licensing
Authority that an offence has been committed
under this section, the Licensing Authority and
any person authorised in writing for the purpose
by the Licensing Authority may, as an alterna-
tive to prosecutin-r the person, accept from sich
person the payment of the outstanding licence
duties, any late payiient fine that may be pay-
able in addition to the payment of the sum of
$10.00 by way of a compound fine within a time
specified by the Licensing Authority.
Provided that-
(i) the power conferred by this section shall
only be exercised where bhe person
admits that he has committed the of-
fence and agrees in writirt to the
offence being dealt with under this
section ;
(ii) the person exercising .the power con-
ferred by this section shall giv to thec
person from whom he 'receives s"wh sum
of money a receipt therefore ail shall
as soon as practicable report thi exer-
cise of such power to the Licensing
Authority (unless the person exercising
the power is the Licensing Authority).
(2) W'here a person agrees to compound
an offence and duly pays within the time 'i-
fied )b the Licensing Authority the outstan:i g
duties, late payment fine and the compounded


No. 25.


1975.























Molor Vchiclts and Road Traffic (A.lu indnicnt)


fine it shall not thereafter be open to the Licens-
ing Authority to commence any prosecution for
the said offence.
(3) Where a person agrees to compound
an orfence but does not pay the outstanding
duties and fines within the time specified the
agreement shall be null and void and the Licens-
ing Authority shall proceed to prosecute the
person for the offence."

3. Section 12 of the principal Ordinance is amended by-
(a) the deletion of subsection (4) ;
(b) re-numbering subsection (5) as subsection (4).

4. Section 19 of the principal Ordinance is.amended by-

(a) adding the following provisos to subsection (4)
"Provided that the period for which a rebate
is to be granted shall commence from the date that
the registration plates of any vehicle, which has
bten taken out of use and rendered permanently
unserviceable, have been removed from the vehicle
and handed to the Licensing Authority.
Provided further that where an application
is made for the licensing of a vehicle for the first
three months of the year, the full licence duty
shall be payable for the year or half year as the
case may be.
Provided further that where registration is
made later in the year or half year the following
rebated duty shall be payable:-


Date of
Registration


April
May
June
October
November
December


Section 12 of
the principal
Ordinance
amended.


'Section 19 of
the principal
Ordinance
amended.


Proportion of duty
payable


Year
9/12 ths.
8/12 ,
7/12 ,,


Half-year
/6 ths.
/5 ,,
/6 ,,
/6 ,
/6 ,,
/6 ,, "


No. 25.























Mo 5 to.tr 1(11ichs anid Road Traffic (Amc adla( at)


Seetionl 28 of
prinviplpl
()rdillauce
kulefidud.






Seet~on 78 of
prini i pal
Ordina ncee
amended.


(b) the insertion of the following new subsection (5)-
(5) in the event of a licence duty not be-
ing paid within one month of the commence-
umnt of the year or half-year or other period
for which the licnce duty is due, a lail pay-
ment line of 10()' of the amount due shall be
added to the duty and due in the same manner
as the substantive duty."
5. Section 2S of the principal Ordinance is amended by-
(a) the insertion of the following new subsection
(5) Any person who teaches other persons
to drive in return for a fee shall be required to
apply for and to hold a tutor's permit. Such
permit shall be issued when the Licensing Author-
ity is satisfied, as a result of tests devised by the
Authority, that the applicant is competent to act
as a drivingg tutor.
6. Secrion 78 of the principal Ordinance is amended by-
(a) the deletion of the words "Chief of Police" where
they Otcer in section 78(1) (p) .(ii) and section 78
(2) and substituting therefore the words "Licensing
Authority";
(1) the deletion of subsection (3) and the substituting
therefore of the following-
(3) Any motor vehicles removed in accord-
ancee with Regularions mentioned in paragraph
(p) of subsection (1) of this section may be
released to tie owners thereof on payment to the
Licensing Authority of a removal charge, which
shall be-


Vehicles in licence
categories
"T" and "HT"


Other Vehicles


(i) Area Kingstown to
Villa
(ii) Other areas;
the charge in (i)
plus the following
extra charge per
mile


$50.00


$20.00


2.00"


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1975.


5.00























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Motor Vchicles and Raid Traffic (Amtldmsnt)


7. The First Schedule to the principal Ordinance is amend- First Schedule
ed by the following- to princial
PART A-MOTOR VEHICLES amended.
PRIVATE MOTOR CARS
Annually


Private Motor Cars not vxceedinz 2000 lbs.
tare
Private Motor cars exceeding 2000 lbs but
not exceeding 3000 lbs. tare
Private Motor ears exceeding 3000 lbs. tare
SPrivate Motor Tricycles not exceeding 2(i0)
lbs. tare
Private Motor Tricycles exceeding 2000 lbs
tare
Private Motor cycles without side car
Private Motor c(.hcls with side car
attached
GOODS VEHICLES
Goods Vehicles of less than 2 tons tare
Goods Vehicles of 2 tons but less than 3
tons ta re
Goods Vehicles of 3 tons tare or over
TRAILERS


Trailers
Trailers
ton
Trailers
Trailers
Trailers
TRACTORS


not exceeding 1/' ton tare
exceeding 12 ton but less than %
tare
of %: ton but less than 1 ton tare
of 1 ton but less than 11/ ton tare
of 11, ton tare or over


Tractors of less than 2,600 lbs. tare
Tractors of 2,600 lbs. tare or over
HEARSES
Motor Vehicles constructed and licensed
to be used solely as hearses


...... $ 55.00

...... 75.00
95.00

40.00

45.00
35.00

40.00


...... 115.00

...... 150.00
...... 170.00


40.00

...... 40.00
50.00
65.00
95.00


50.00
60.00



75.00


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HIRING .CARS. RENTED CARS, TAXIS AND
MOTOR OMNIBUSES
per annum
Motor Vehicles licensed to carry not more
than four passengers excluding driver ...... 75.00
Motor Vehicles licensed to carry not more
than six passengers excluding driver ...... 95.00
Molor Buses of less than 2 tons tare licensed
to carry passengers only ...... 95.00
Motor Buses of 2 tons but less than 3 tons
tare licensed to carr' passengers only ...... 125.00
Motor Buses of 3 tons t..re or over licensed
to carry passengers only ...... 150.00
Provided that where the licence duty on any of the above
vehicles is paid half-yearly the half-yearly rate hall be 55%
of the annual rate:
Provided further that the Governor may approve of pay-
ment of half the above rates in respect of two motor ears owned
by any denomination or recognized religious body in the State.
Provided further that double the above rates shall be
payable in respect of mechanically propelled vehicles the motive
power of which is derived from fuel other than petrol upon
which a Custom duty is levied;
Provided further that no licence duty shall be payable in
respect of any motor vehicle used exclusively for official
purposes in the services of Her Majesty's Armed Forces in the
State.
PART B-MISCELLANEOUS
(per annum)
(i) Driving permit ...... $ 15.00
(ii) Tutor's permit...... 10.00
(iii) Learner's permit ...... 20.00
(-iv) Registration of any Motor Vehicle
or trailer including certified
extract from Registrar ...... 15.00
(v) Registration of Change of Ownership ...... 5.00
(vi) Duplicate Licenlce or Permits .... 2,00
(vii) Examination of Driver ..... 10.00





























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(viii) Dealer's Licence ...... 200.00
(ix) Fee payable by applicant who claims
to be subjected to a test under
section 31(2) ...... 10.00
(x) Fee payable for examination of' any
Motor Vehicle by an Inspector ...... 500
(xi) Temporary Driving Permit ...... 5.00
(xii) International Driving Permit ...... 15.00
Provided that the fees set out in items (i) to (vi) hereof
inclusive and the fees set out in items (viii) and (ix) shall not
be payable in respect of any motor vehicle used exclusively
for official purposes in the service of IHer Majesty's Armed
Forced in the State or by any member of Her Majesty's Armed
Forces who may be employed in driving any such vehicle.
Provided further that a vehicle shall not be licensed for
use on any'public road unless such vehicle runs on pneumatic
rubber tyres or is a road roller which is being used in the
construction or repair of such roads."



Passed in the Houst of Assembly this 22nd day of May 1975.

OWEN CUFFY,
Clerk of the Hoise of Assembly.


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SAINT VINCENT.


Act No. 26 of 1975

I Assent,


RUPERT G. JOHN,
Governor.


[ L.S. ]


6th June, 1975.
AN ACT to provide for the establishment of a Marketing. Cor-
poration charged with the duty of improving the growing I o-
and marketing of produce; to undertake the importation P
certain commodities and for matters incidental theiet /
connected therewith.
[ 10th June, 195-\ 2
Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty,'
and with the advice and consent of the House of Assembly "N
Saint Vincent and by the authority of 'the same as follows :- 3 '
1. This Act may be cited as the St. Vincent Markctipg Short title
Corporation Act, 1975 and shall come into operation on such day aid coiiiiice
as the Governor may appoint by Proclamation published in the ile't.
Gazette.


2. In this Act unless the context otherwise requires -
"Agent" means any agent of the Corporation and includes
any Government Department acting for or on behalf of the
Corporation;
"Board" means the Marketing Board established under
section 3 of Ordinance No. 4 of 1959 repealed by this Act.


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"Commodity" means any article of commerce or trade that
cali be 'transported;
"Corporation" means the St. Vincent Marketing Corpora-
tion established under section 3 of this Act;
"Export" nleans export from the State and the expression
"exporter" and "exportation" shall be construed accord-
ingly ;
"Minister" means' the Minister of Trade and Agriculture
"Produce" means fruit, vegetables or other praedial pro-
duce, whether inl the natural state or not, meat and fish in
all forms, milk and milk products, cooking fats and oils
of animal orighi and crustaceans bu't does not include
arrowroot or bananas;
"Producer" means the grower, breeder, rearer or producer
of any p odulce in the State or any person who has the
right to dispose of such produce, such right having been
acquired other than by purchase of the produce.
"Specified commodity" means any commodity imported into
the State which has beei declared a specified commodity by
an order of Cabinet in accordance with the provisions of
section 13 of this Act.
"Specified Produce" means any produce of the State which
has been declared a specified product by an order of Cab-
inet in accordance with the provisions of section 12 of this
Act.

ESTABLISHMENT AND FUNCTION OF TIIE
CORPORATION

Establish- 3. (1) There shall be established for the purpose of this
ment and Act a body to be called the St. Vincent Marketing Corporation.
Constitution
of the (2) The Corporation shall consist of such number of
Corporation. members, not being more than nine, as Cabinet may from time
to time appoint by instrument in writing signified under the
hand of the Secretary to Cabinet.
Provided that:
(a) That no member of the House of Assembly shall be a
member of the Corporation and
(b) That the Chief Agricultural Officer should be an ex
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(3) Cabinet shall appoint a Chairman and a Deputy
Chairman from among the members of the Corporation.
(4) A member of the Corporation shall subject to the
provision of subsections (6) and (7) of this section, hold office
for such period, not exceeding two years, as Cabinet may direct
in the instrument pointing such member, but such member shall
be eligible for re-appointment.
(5) Cabinet may by instrument in writing appoint some
suitable person as a member of the Corporation to act tempor-
arily in the place of any member of the Corporation in the ease
of the absence or inability to act of such member.
(6) Any member of the Corporation may at any time
resign his office by instrument in writing addressed to. the
Chairman thereof, who shall forthwith cause the same to be
forwarded to the Secretary to Cabinet, and upon the date of the
receipt by the Chairman of such instrument such member shall
cease to be a member of the Corporation.
(7) Cabinet by instrument in writing may at any 'time
revoke the appointment of any member of the Corporation if
jt thinks it expedient so to do.
(8) The appointment, removal, death or resignation
of any member of the Corporation shall be notified in the
Gazette.

4. (1) The Corporation shall be a body corporate hav Incorporation.
ing a perpetual succession and a common seal, with power to
purchase, lease or otherwise acquire and hold and dispose of
land and other property of whatsoever kind.
(2) The Corporation may sue and be sued in its cor-
porate name and may for all purpose be described by such name,
and service upon the Corporation of any notice, order or other
document of whatsoever kind, shall be executed by delivering
the same to or sending it by registered post addressed to the
Secretary of the Corporation at the office of the Corporation.

5. (1) The Seal of the Corporation shall be kept in the Afflxing of
custody of the Chairman or Deputy Chairman or such officer of al1
the Corporation as the Corporation may approve, and may be Authenticatioa
affixed to instruments pursuant to a resolution of the Corpora of do.ements.


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tion and in the presence of the Chairman or Deputy Chairman
and one other member.
(2) The Seal of the Corporation shall be authenticated
by the signature of the Chairman or Deputy Chairman and
such other member, and such seal shall be officially and judicially
noticed.
(3) All documents, other than those required by law
to be under seal and all decisions of the Corporation may be
signified under the hand of the Chairman or Deputy Chairman.


emunrlrai' ion
of mnemilers.






Appointment
of officers
and servants.


S 6. The Corporation shall pay to each member of the Cor-
poration, in respect of his office as such, such remuneration and
allowances (if any) as Cabinet may determine and to the Chair-
man and to the Deputy Chairman in respect of his office as such,
such remuneration and allowances (if any) in addition to any
remuneration or allowances to which he may be entitled in res-
pect of his office as a member, as may be so determined.
7. The Corporation shall appoint and employ at such re-
muneration and on such terms and conditions as it thinks fit
such officers, agents and servants as it deems necessary for the
proper carrying out of the provisions of this Act:
Provided that-


(a) no salary in excess of such sum as the Minister may
determine and notify in writing to the Corporation
shall be assigned to any post.
(b) no appointment shall be made to any post with a salary
of 8,400 dollars per annum or upward without the prior
approval of the Minister.
(e) no provision shall be made for the payment of any
pensions, gratuities or other like benefits to any officers
or servants by reference to their service with the Cor-
poration without the prior approval of Cabinet.

Meeting of 8. (1) The Corporation shall meet at such times as may
tt1w Co.pora- be necessary or expedient for the transaction of business, and
tion. such meetings shall be held at such places and times and on such
days as the Corporation may determine.
(2) The Chairman, or in the event of his being absent
from the Stato or for any reason whatsoever he is unable to act,
the Deputy Chairman, may at any time call a special meeting
of the Corporation and shall call a special meeting within seven
days of a requisition for that purpose addressed to him in
writing by any three members of the Corporation.


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(3) The Chairman, or in his absence the Deputy
Chairman, shall preside at all meetings of the Corporation.
(4) The Chairman, or in his absence the Deputy
Chairman, and three other members of the Corporation shall
form a quorum.
(5) The decisions of the Corporation slall be by a
majority of votes and, in addition to an original vote in any
case in which the voting is equal, the Chairman or Deputy
Chairman presiding at the meeting shall have a casting vote.
(6) Minutes in proper form of each meeting shall be
kept by the Seretary or such officer as the Corporation may
appoint for the purpose, and shall be confirmed by the Corpor-
ation at the next meeting and signed by the Chairman or the
Deputy Chairman as the case may be.
(7) The Corporation may co-opt any one or more
persons to attend any particular meeting of the Corporation
for the purpose of assisting or advising the Corporation in any
matter with which the Corporation is dealing, bul no co-opted
person shall have the right to vote.
(8) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Cor-
poration shall have the power to regulate its own proceedings.

9. (1) No act done or proceedings taken under this Act Protection of
shall be questioned on the ground- Corporation.
(a) of the existence of any vacancy in the membership
of, or any defect in the constitution of the Corpora-
tion; or
(b) of any omission, defect or irregularity not affecting
the merits of the case.

(2) No action, suit, prosecution or other proceedings
shall be brought or instituted personally against any member
of the Corporation in respect of any act done bona fide in
pursuance of or execution or intended execution of Ihis Act.

(3) Where any member of the Corporation is exempt
from liability by reason only of the provisions of this section,
the Corporation shall be liable to the extent that the member
would have been liable had lie not been so exempt.























No. 26. St. Vincent Marketing Corporafion 1975.


FUNCTION OF TIE CORPORATION

Function of 10. (1) It shall be the function of the Corporation-
the
corporation (a) to organise and effect imports of commodities partic-
ularlv for tile purpose of securing a sufficiency of
those commodities essential to the well being of the
community, their equitable distribution and their
availabilily at fair prices.
(b) to establish and administer in accordance with the
directions of the Minister procedures and controls
whereby the objectives of the Government relating to
the effective control of the importation of commodities
into the State and the exportation of produce out of the
Slate can be achieved.
(c) to act on behalf of the Government as importer of com-
modities or exporter of produce as the Minister may
direct.
(d) to stimulate, facilitate and improve the production,
marketing and processing of produce in the State
particularly for the benefit of the producer.
(e) to secure the most favourable arrangements for the
purchase, handling, transportation, marketing and
sale of produce within the State.
(f) to secure the most favourable arrangements for the
purchase, handling, transportation, exportation and
shipping marketing and sale of produce out of the
State.
(g) to assist agricultural and fishery co-operative societies
to dispose of their produce to the best advantage.
(h) to secure the most favourable arrangement whether
within or without the State for the storage of produce
and for the storage of such other matter or thing
as the Corporation may think fit.
(i) to make recommendations to Government on any
matter directly or indirectly relating to the produc-
tion and marketing of produce.
(j) to recommend to Government measures whereby
external trade can be promoted for the benefit of the
community.
(k) to engage in such trading activities as would bo
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No. 26. St. Vincent Markcting Corporation 1975.


(2) Any directions to be given by the Minister for
the purpose of subsection (1) maybe given by notice published
in the Gazette.

11. (1) The Corporation shall, subject to the provision Power of
of this Act, have power to carry on all activities the carrying Corporation.
on whereof appears to it to be requisite, advantageous or
convenient for or in connection with the discharge of its
duties under this Act, and in particular without prejudice
to the generality of the foregoing, shall have power-
(a) to buy and sell produce;
(b) to fix and determine the grading of produce;
(c) to export produce;
(d) to establish and operate depots and agencies for the
purchase, delivery, grading and sale of produce;
(c) to establish and operate facilities for preparing and
processing any produce;
(f) to enter into contracts for the purchase and sale of
produce upon such terms and conditions as the Cor-
poration may think fit;
(g) to enter into contracts for the transport of:any
produce as .may facilitate the operations of proda-ei s;
(Ih) to establish itinerant systems for the purchase of and
sale of produce;
(i) to establish and operate facilities for cold storage or
uny other form of storage for produce;
(j) to act as commission agents for the disposal of the
produce of any producer or co-operative society;
(k) to purchase, transport, store, insure, handle and sell
any packing material in such quantities and at such
prices as the Corporation may from time to time
determine;
(1) to import commodities;
(mi) to enter into contracts for the shipping or trans-
portation of commodities into the State;
(2) The Corporation may appoint agents for the
purpose of exercising any of the powers under paragraphs (a)
to (m) of subsection (1) of this section.






















No. 26. St. Vincent Marketing Corporation 1975.


Specified 12. (1) Cabinet may by order declare any produce of
produce. the State to be a specified produce and with effect from such
date as nmy be fixed by the said Order the Corporation sllll
be the sole purchaser, handler, processor, seller and exporter
of such specifid produce, subject to such exemptions as the
Corporation may from time to time determine in accordance
with the provisions of this Act.
Provided however that no produce shall be declared
to be a specified produce while the marketing or control thereof
is at any time lawfully vested in any other statutory uutliority.
(2) No person other than the Corporation shall
purchase, sell, export or otherwise deal in any specified produce
except under a licence to do so granted by the Corporation.
(3) If any person exports or attempts to export
produce in contravention of the provisions of this Act, he hall
be guilty of an offence.

Specified 13. (1) Cabinet -any by order declare any commodity
commodity. a specified commodity anld with effect from such date as may be
fixed by the said order the Corporalion shall be the s1,i]
importer of such specified commodity subject to such iexemi)-
tions as the Corporation may from time to time determine in
accordance with the provisions of this Act.
(2) No person other than the Corporation shall import
any specified coinmodity except under a licence to do 0o
granted by the Corporation.
(3) If any person imports or attempts to import a
commodity in contravention of the provisions of this Act, lie
shall be guilty of an offence.

Penalty. 14. (1) Anly person who contravenes the provisions of
sections 12 and 13 shall be liable on summary conviction--
(a) in the case of a first offence, to a fine not exceeding
eight hundred dollars
(b) in the ca':e of a second or subsequent offinee, to a
fine not exceeding one thousand dollars or to i mnrisop-
ment for a term not exceeding 6 months or to both such
fine and imprisonment.
(2) In addition to the provisions of sub-section (1)
the Corporation may take into its poss-ssion any coomnodily
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the Corporation shall pay to such person by way of compensa-
tion a sum equal to the cost of such commodity verified by
reference to the invoice r.ilating to the importation of such
commodity or such sum a maniy be mutually agreed upon.
(3) In any case where the Corporation does not take
such commodity into its possession such commodity shall be
liable to forfeiture by the Comptroller of Customs and shall be
sold by auction or otherwise disposed of by any person author-
ised by the Comptroller of Customs. The money arising from
such sale shall be applied to pay dll charges incidental to the
forfeiture and sale. Any residue shall be paid into the General
Revenue.
(4) Where a company is convicted of an offence
under this section, every person who, at the time of tile
commission of tile offence, was a director, manager, agent or
officer acting or purporting to act in any such capacity shall
also be liable to be convicted of that offence unless lie satisfies
the court that-
(a) tile offence was committed without his knowledge
or consent, or
(b) he took all reasonable steps to prevent tile
commission of the offence.

15. The Corporation may, with the approval of Cabinet, Regulations.
make reguhilions generally for hlie better carrying otut of tihe
purposes ol this Act, and in particular but without prejudice
to the generality of the foregoing may make regulations
providing for-
(a) tie procedure to be followed at meetings of the Cor-
poration and in the transaction of its business;
(b) the manner in which documents, cheques, and instru-
ments of any description slall be signed or executed
on behalf of tile Corporation;
(c) the inspection and grading according to its quality
of produce intended for sale or for export, prohibiting
the sale or export of such produce without inspection
and grading and of uny produce of inferior quality
and the general control of the handling and export
of any produce;
(d) the granting, varying and amending of licenses under
section twelve of this Act, the forms of such licences
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(e) the cancellation of refusal of licences in the case of
pelsols contravening any regulations made under the
Act and for disqualifying such persons from obtain-
ing licences;
(f) the fees to be paid for any matter or thing done under
relations made under this Act and the disposition
of fees;
(g) the granting of travelling and subsistence allowance to
members of the Corporation and the rates of such
allowances;
(h) the power and duties of inspectors and other officers
appointed to carry out thle provisions of this Act; and
(i) areas where and places from which fresh meat and
fish may be disposed of.


Power of
Cabinet to
give general
directions.




Take over
of Government
Cotton
Ginnery.


Fund and
resources of
the
Corporation.


16. Cabinet may after consultation with the Chairman or
in any case where the Chairman is unable to perform the func-
tions of his office, the Deputy Chairman, give to the Corporation
directions of a general character as to policy to be followed in
the exercise and performance of its functions in relation to
matters appearing to him to concern the public interest, and
the Corporation shall give effect to any such directions.
17. The Corporation may with the approval of Cabinet
take over the assets and liabilities of the Government Cotton
Ginnery and may from such (late as may be fixed by Cabinet,
carry on all or such of the business activities of that body as
Cabinet may direct.
FINANCIAL
18. (1) The funds and resources of the Corporation shall
consist of-
(a) such sums as may be provided for the purpose from
time to time by the House of Assembly;
(b) such sums as may from time to time accrue from the
operations of the Corporation;
(c) such sums or property which may in any manner
become payable to or vested in the Corporation in res-
pect of any matter incidental to its powers and duties;
(d) such sums as may from time to time be borrowed by
the Corporation for the purpose of meeting any of its
obligations or discharging any of its functions.


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(2) Subject to the provisions of subsection (3) of this
section, the Corporation may borrow sums required by it for
meeting any- of its obligations or discharging any of its functions.
(3) The power of the Corporation to borrow shall be
exercisealle only with the approval in writing of Cabinet as to
the amount, as to tlih sources of the borrowing and as to the terms
of which the borrowing may be effected, and such approval may
be either general or limited to a particular borrowing or other-
wise and imay be either unconditional or subject to conditions.

19. (1) All prop, rty and assets held by the Board shall Transfer of
pass to and vest in the Corporation. assets and
(2) All debts and liabilities of the Board shall. become
debts and liabilities of the Corporation.

20. (1) The funds of the Corporation shall be applied Application of
towards- funds of
Corporation.
(a) meeting the obligations and discharging any of the
functions of the Corporation under this Act and
any matter incidental to the foregoing; and
(b) the creation of a reserve fund of such an amount
as the Corporation deems expedient.
(2) Any sums standing to the credit of the reserve
fund provided for under subsection (1) of this section may
from time to time be invested in securities approved either gen-
erally or specifically by Cabinet and the Corporation may from
time 'to time, with the like approval sell all or any of such
securities.

21. (1) The Corporation shall keep accounts of its trans- Accounts and
actions in such form and manner as shall satisfy Cabinet and Audit.
such accounts shall be audited annually, by the Director of
Audit or by an auditor appointed by Cabinet.
(2) Tl!e numbers, officers and servants of the Cor-
poration shall grant to the Director of Audit or the Auditor
appointed to audit tle accounts under subsection (1) of this
section, as the case may be, access to all books, documents, cash
and securities of the Corporation and shall give to him on
request all such information as may be within their knowledge
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No. 26. St. Vincent Marketing Cor" )ration 1975.


(3) If any person fails to comply with the provisions
of subsection (2) of this section, he shvll be guilty of an offense,
ind shall be liable on snmnmry conviction to a fine not exc.redl-
ing two hundred dollars or to a term of imprisonment not
exceeding three months.

Annual 22. (1) The Corporation shall as soon as possible after
Report. the expiration of each financial year, submit to Cabinet a
report containing-
(a) an iecount of its transactions throughout the
preceding financial year in such detail as Cabinet
may direct; and
(b) a statement of the accounts of the Corporation
audited in accordance with the provisions of
section 17 of this Act.

(2) A copy of the said report together with a copy
of the Auditor's report shall be laid on the table of the House
of Assembly.

Transfer of 23. Any officer who immediately before the commence-
existing ment of this Act was employed by the Board shall become an
officers. oilicer of the Corporation.

Onus of 24. In any proceedings for an offence committed in con-
proof. travention of thle provisions of this Act, and any regulations
made under this Act, the onus of proving Ilat the provisions
of this Act or regulations have been complied with shall be
on the person prosecuted.

Repeal and 25. The Marketing Board Ordinance No. 4 of 1959, is
savings. hereby repealed-

Provided that the repeal shall not affect the validity
of any rule, order, right or obligation made or acquired under
the Ordinane ila hereby repealed and such rule, order. right or
obligation shall have effect as if made or required under this
Act.

Provided further that the members of the Board shall
continue in office until the appointment of members of the
(orporatioln or until their -appointmlent is revoked whichever
is the sooner.








































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Passed in the House of Assembly this 22nd day of May 1975.

OWEN CUFFY,
Clerk of the House of Assembly.


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SAINT VINCE


Act No. 27 of 19,. .'

I Assent, /


RUPERT G. JOHN,
[L.S ] Governor.

10th June, 1975.

AN ACT to make provision for the removal of doubt concern-
ing the Commission of Enquiry into the Kingstown Town
Board.
[ 10th June, 1975.
Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by
and with the 'advice and consent of the House of Assembly of
Saint Vincent and by the authority of the same as follows:-
1. This Act may be cited as the Commission of Enquiry Short title.
(Clarification) Act, 1975.
2. For the purpose of the removal of any doubts it is Clarification.
hereby declared that reference to the Kingstown Board in
the Commissions issued by His Excellendy Sir RUPERT GOI)FREY
JOHN, Knight Bachelor, Governor of the State of St. Vincent
dated 28th January, 1975 and 11th March, 1975 to enquirer
into the management and operation of the Kingstown Board
between the 1st day of March, 1973 and 12th day of December,
1974, shall be deemed to include the Commissioners for the
Town of Kingstown and all acts and things done or purported to



57s~.



































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No. 27. Commission of Enquiry (Clarification) 1975.


be done by or on behalf of the said Commissioners during the
period 1st March, 1973 to 12th December, 1974.

Retrospective 3. This Act shall have retrospective effect from 28th
effect. January, 1975.



Passed in the House of Assembly this 9th day of June, 1975.

OWEN CUFFY,
Clerk of the House of Assembly.


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