• TABLE OF CONTENTS
HIDE
 Main
 Ordinance No. 14 of 1953: An Ordinance...
 Ordinance No. 15 of 1953: An Ordinance...
 Ordinance No. 16 of 1953: An Ordinance...
 Statutory Rules and Orders No....
 Statutory Rules and Orders No....
 Statutory Rules and Orders No....
 Statutory Rules and Orders No....
 Statutory Rules and Orders No....
 Statutory Rules and Orders No....
 Statutory Rules and Orders No....
 Supplement to Gazette: A memorandum...














Title: Saint Vincent government gazette
ALL VOLUMES CITATION THUMBNAILS PAGE IMAGE ZOOMABLE
Full Citation
STANDARD VIEW MARC VIEW
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00077473/01634
 Material Information
Title: Saint Vincent government gazette
Alternate Title: Government gazette
St. Vincent government gazette
Physical Description: v. : ; 35 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Saint Vincent
Publisher: G.P.O.
Place of Publication: Kingstown, St. Vincent
Kingstown St. Vincent
Publication Date: October 20, 1953
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
Subject: Gazettes -- Periodicals -- Saint Vincent   ( lcsh )
Genre: federal government publication   ( marcgt )
legislation   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -- Saint Vincent
 Notes
Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1, no. 1 (1868)-v. 112, no. 48 (Tues., 23 Oct. 1979)
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 111, no. 1 (Tues., 3 Jan. 1978); title from caption.
General Note: Supplements which accompany some numbers contain extraordinary issues, ordinances, statutory rules of order, etc.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00077473
Volume ID: VID01634
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 19844741
lccn - sn 89018505
 Related Items
Succeeded by: Government gazette

Table of Contents
    Main
        Page 331
        Page 332
        Page 333
        Page 334
        Page 335
        Page 336
        Page 337
        Page 338
    Ordinance No. 14 of 1953: An Ordinance to amend the Telecommunications Ordinance, 1952
        Page A-47
        Page A-48
    Ordinance No. 15 of 1953: An Ordinance to amend the Pensions Ordinance
        Page A-49
        Page A-50
    Ordinance No. 16 of 1953: An Ordinance to amend the Income tax Ordinance, 1948
        Page A-51
        Page A-52
    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 37: The Wages Council (Agriculture) (Sugar and Arrowroot) Order, 1953
        Page B-89
        Page B-90
    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 38: The Wages Council (Agriculture) (Minor Crops) Order, 1953
        Page B-91
        Page B-92
    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 39: The Wages Council (Industrial Undertakings) Order, 1953
        Page B-93
        Page B-94
    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 40: The Wages Council (Shop Assistants) Order, 1953
        Page B-95
        Page B-96
    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 41: The Wages Council (Domestic service) Order, 1953
        Page B-97
        Page B-98
    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 42: Proclaiming Monday, the 9th day of November, 1953
        Page B-99
        Page B-100
    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 43: The Sugar Export Cess (Funds) Order, 1953
        Page B-101
        Page B-102
    Supplement to Gazette: A memorandum on the subject of Cost-of-Living Index for the month of September, 1953
        Page C-1
        Page C-2
Full Text


























SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT


GAZETTE


VOL. 86.] SAINT VINCENT. TUESDAY, 20 OCTOBER, 1953. [No. 62.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.

. No. 519.
APPOINTMENTS.
The following persons have been
appointed Inspectors of Vehicles under
section 4 (1) of the Motor Vehicles and
Road Traffic Ordinance, 1940, No. 20 of
1940 -
The Superintendent of Police,
The Assistant Superintendent of
Police,
Corporal I. STEPHENS,
Police Constable C. BOWEN,
C. M. RICHARDS, Esq.
20th October, 1953.
(J. 97/1948).

No. 520.
PROMOTION.
Mr. A. E. LAWRENCE, Junior Agri-
cultural Instructor. Depariinent of Agri-
culture, has beeii pr(i:nntlte to the post
of Agriculturnil Instrnuctr, with effect
from 1st Oetober. 195;i.
20th October, 1 953.
(P. F. 663).

No. 521.
RESUMPTION.
With reference to Notice No. 176 pub-
lished in the Governnient Gnzette of
21st April, 1953. Mi.s KATHLEEN
JACOBS, Senior Clerk, Ednf::! iin OIlice,


resumed duties with effect from 15th
October, 1953.
20th October, 1953.
(P. F. 101).

No. 522.
RELINQUISHMENT OF ACTING
APPOINTMENT.
With reference to Notice No. 180 pub-
lished in the Government Gazette of
21st April, 1953, Miss KATHLEEN
MARSHALL has ceased to act as Senior
Clerk, Education Office, with effect from
15th October, 1953.
20th October, 1953.
(P. F. 406).

No. 523.
CORRECTION NOTICE.
With reference to Notice No. 479 pub-
lished in the Government Gazette of
22nd September, 1953, the words
"Sanitary Inspector" should be substi-
tuted for the words "Milk Inspector".
20th October, 1953.
(P .F. 440).
No. o 24.
BANK HOLIDAY.
By virtue of a Proclamation issued
with this Gazette (S.R. & O. No. 42),
Monday, 9th November, 1953, (Thanks-
giving Day) being a Bank Holiday, all
Public Offioes will be closed on that day.
20th October, 1953.
(W. 20/1939.


publishti bd authority .


~ Z 8 31PL B
Sr~ii~a,
















-332 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 20 OCTOBER, 1953.-(No. 62).


No. 525.
REMEMBRANCE iAV, 19,53.

Remembrance Day will be observed.
-on SUNDAY, 8th November. this year.
20th October, 1953.
(A 55/1947).



No. 526.
LEGISLATION.

The under-mentioned Ordinances
which have been assented to by His
Excellency the Governor are published
for general information with this issue
of the Gazette:-

No. 14 of 1953.-An Ordinance to
amend the TI'l communiv:i~ions
Ordinance, 1952.
(97-0l.935r).
..No. 15 of 1953.-An Ordinance to
amend the Pensions Ordinance.
(J. 14/1949):

No. 16 of 1953.-An Ordinance to
amend the Income Tax Ordin-
ance, 1948.
(C. 31/1951).
20th Octobter, 1953.




No. 527.


S.R. & O. No. 37.-The Wages Coun-
cil (Agriculture) (Sugar and
Arrowroot) Order, 1953.

S.R..& 0. No. 38.-The Wages Coun-
cil (Agriculture) (Minor Crops)
Order, 1953.

S.R. & O. No. 39.-The Wages Coun-
cil (Industrial Undertakings) Or-
der, 1953.


S.R. & 0. No. 40.-The \Wages Coun-
cil (Shop Assistants) Order. 1953.


S.R. & 0. No. 41.-The Wages Coun-
cil (Domestic Service) Order,
1953.


S.R. & 0. No. 42.-Proclaiming Mon-
day, the 9th day of November,
1953., to 'b'l observed as a Bank
olidatijr thIdugihont the Colony.
(W. '/11989).

S.R. & g. Nb)43.-The Susar Export
Cess!(Fitntfs):Order, 1953.
(F. 1I1n1949).
201h Orctober, 1953.


No 5:-8.
SUPPLEMENT TO GAZETTE.
A memorndnlln, on the subject of
nost-of-Living Index for the month of
Sei)tember, 1953, is published within this
issui- of the Gazette.
20thi October, 1953.



No. 514.
OPENING OF FAIRHALL
PAUPERS' HOME.

It is notified for genmr I itildi-tatidri
that tihe Fairhall Paupe4rs'. Htnme will be
opened by His Honour the Ad tra.tor Mr. W. F. COUTTS, O.M.G., M.B.E.,
on Wednesday, 28th October, 1953, at
4.45 p.m.
A cordial invitation is extended' to
the general public to attend the Opening
Ceremony.
13th October, 1953.


No. 515.


Applications are invited for the post
of Assistant Mistress, Girls' High
School, St. Vincent.
Applicants should be Graduates of
recognized Universities, and should be
able to teach French or Geography up
to the Higher School Certificate stand-
ard, and Latin and History in the
Junior Forms.
The sal3my of the post is $1416 x $72-
$1704 x $96-$1992 per annum, the suc-
cessful candidate starting at a point in
the salary scalo in keeping with her
experience. The poet is pensionable.
Applications should reach the Assis-
tant Administrator and Establishment
Officer )not Ina(r tl,;n 15th December,
1953.
1:Ith October, 1953.
(A. "37/1948).


The following Documents are pub- POST OF ASSISTANT MISTRESS,
lished with this issue of the Gazette :- GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL, ST. VINCENT.
















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 20 OCTOBER, 1953.-(No. 62). 333


No. 529.


VISITORS FOFt '6VEiRNMEN iN SCHOOLS.

The following peronri have been appointed Visitors of the respective
Government Schools, under Secti6ii 15'of the Education Ordinance No. 29/1937,
for alperiod of 2 years from 1st August, 1953, to 31st July, 1955 :-


Schools.

Buccament



Calliaqua


Canouan


Dorsetshire Hill

Georgetown



Greggs


Layou


Marriaqua


Mayreau

Mystique

Paget Farm

Questelles


Richmond Hill


Stubbs



Troumaea


Union Island (Ashton)



Union Island (Clifton)

20th October, 1953.
(E. 3911948).


Visitors.

... The Medical Officer No. 2 District (South)
J. .V. Punnett, Esq.
The Methodist Minister in charge of the Dis-
trict.
... The Reverend Ross Fowkes (Mt. Coke)
The Medical Officer No. 3 District
W. J. Abbott, Esq.
... The District Officer, Southern .Grenadires,
The Reverend F;tther I. H. Vincent, M.A.
'Ralph Balfour, Esq.
... H. A. Dav.is,.Esq., O.B .E.
The Ven'ble Archdeacon R. S. Maxwell, M.A.
..The Reverend V. C. Maclaren Mural.
The Rector, Georit-etowni Anglican Church
P. S. Stephens, Esq., J.P.
H. A. Coombs. Esq., J.P.
... The Reverend Father J. R. Dunn
The Medical Officer District No. 4, Cedars.
The Reverend E. C. Maclaren Mural.
... The R'vertnd F. B. Jones, B.A.
Mrs. J. V. Punnett
Cyril Velox. Esq.
Dr. J. P. Eustace
Benedict DaSilva,'Esq.
A. D. Drayton, Esq., J.P.
... The District Offic(r, Southern Grenadines.
... The Reverend Father 1. H. Vincent, M.A.

... The Reverend Father I. H. Vincent, M.A.
Claud A. Hazell, Esq., J.P.
The Medical Officer No. 2 District (South)
The Reverend Father Placid Ganteaume,O.S.B.
Methodist Minister in charge of the District.
The Medical Officer, District No. 1.
The Reverend J. B. Broomes.
The Reverend Father Placid Ganteaume, O.S.B.
The Venerable Archdeacon R. S. Maxwell,
M.A.
.. .W. Forde, Esq.
The Reverend Ross Fowkes
H. E. A. Disley, Esq., (Sur.)

... The Reverend M. A. E. Thomas
J. A. Tucker, Esq., J.P.

... The District Officer, Southern Grenadines
Joseph Alves. Esq., J.P.
Lisle Browne. Esq., J.P.

The District Officer Southern Grenadines
Lisle I'rowne, Esq., J.P.


. .- * .' -
















334 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 20 OCTOBER, 1953.-:'No. 62).


No. 518.
REGIONAL ECONOMIC COMMITTEE.

NOTICE INVITING PROPOSALS.

BRITISH CARIBBBAN SEA COMMUNICATIONS.

1. Agnumber of Governmentsain the British ICaribbean Area, acting ,in
association through the Secretariat of the Regional Economic Con:n ittet ci the
British "est Indies, British Guiana and British Honduras, located at Hastings
House, Barbados, B. W. I., wish to formulate a scheme for the improvement of
sea communications between their respective territories. For this purpose they
are prepared to consider ways and means of jointly providing some form of
financial assistance or guarantee to a selected private enteiplrise or enterprises in
the field of sea transport in return for an undertaking to operate prescribed.
services.
2. Two services are required--j
A. Eastern Service.
A vessel of approximately 750 tons deadweight capacity with limited
refrigeration, and accommodation for 10-20 fCabin and 75 Deck
Passengers.i
This vessel to be based on Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, B.IW. I. and to
ply on the following circuit:-
Trinidad Grenada St. Vincent
Barbados St. Lucia Dominica
Montserrat Antigua St. Kitts
Antigua Montserrat Dominica
St. Lucia Barbados St. Vincent
Grenada Trinidad.
The vessel to have a speed enabling the entire circuit to belcompleted in
approximately 15 days.
B. NorthiSouth Service.
A vessel of approximately 1,250 tons deadweight capacity with re-
frigeration and accommodation for 20-50 Cabin and 100 Deck Passengers.
This vessel to be based on Kingston, Jamaica, B. W. I. and to ply on
the following circuit:-
Jamaica Antigua St. Lucia
Barbados Grenada Trinidad
British Guiana Trinidad Grenada
Barbados St. Lucia Antigua
Jamaica, or other ports cf call bwhcre inducement offers.
The vessel to have a speed enabling the entire circuit to be completed in
approximately 35 days.
It is not a condition of the present Notice that both the Services above-
mentioned will Lave to be undertaken by one and the same enterprise.
3. Freight and Passenger proceeds from the operation of the prescribed
Services will be earnedl mainly in Sterling, and any residual financial assistance
will be paid in Sterling. It will be necessary therefore that payment for vessels
employed for the Services shall be in Sterling. The vessels must conform to-
requirements of t1i, Imperial IMerchant ShiFping Act (1894) and amendments
thereto, as regards passenger accomimodatioi, life saving appliances and navi-
gation equipment. As to refrigerati i of vessels undertaking either service,
particulars of temperature control system and cubic capacity should be,
furnished."
4. Although the process of negotiating csntiacts to provide these Services
will at a later stage ha v to pass lx vend the framework of tender procedure, ia
the initial phase the( Governments sponsoring the Scheme wish to observe the
uiindu I in- principle of competition by tender. For this piurpoC proposals are
now i,, vied from, interested parties for the operation of either or both of tie
Sert'tws prescribed for an initial period of three years beginning 1st January,
1954.
5. Proposals submitted should state the name (s) and/or type (s)'of vessel
(s) to he put into the Service (s), and the estimated annual cost o operation of
the vessel (s) offered. Annual cost of operation in this context is to be defined
as Charter Hire (or Remuneration to Owners); Bunkers (at current rates)













!SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 20 OCTOBER. 1953.--(No. 62). 335


Repairs, Maintenance and Dopr .'iatior ; Ship's Company Remuneration and
Victualling; Administrative Expenses (to be itemised). Estimated annual costs
under these headings will not be a firm commitment on the applicants, but are
required as one of the factors to govern the selection of parties with whom
further negotiations may be conducted. (The Governments do not bind them-
selves necessarily to select the lowest or any estimate for further negotiation).
6. The later st.tge of negotiations with a selected applicant or applicants
will comprise binding specifications of operating costs (with escalator clauses as
appropriate); forecasts of gross and net freight and Passenger proceeds; deter-
mination of a guarantee formula with or without an element of risk remunera-
tion as may be mutually agreed between the contracting parties.
7. In submitting an outline of proposals in the terms of the fifth paragraph
of this Notice applicants will he free to vary to a reasonable extent either up or
down the size and characteristics of the vessel (s) indicated in paragraph 2 in
order to take advantage of the best current offerings in the charter market.
Other things being equal, in adjudging proposals, particular importance will be
given to the question of Cabin and Deck Passenger accommodation, and pro-
posals which offer a relatively higr- ratio of Passenger to Freight capacity will
be especially welcome. Proposals which contemplate utilising West Indian
crew will also be preferred.
8. Proposals should be sub i0ttd in writing not later than 10th November,
1952, to the Executive Secretary, Regional Economic Committee of the British
West Indies, British Guiana and British Honduras, Hastings House, Barbados,
B. W. I., from whom any further information required may also be obtained.
13th October, 1953.
By Command,


A. L. SAMUEL,
Acting Government Secretary.


GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
20th October, 1953.


MEDICAL REGISTRATION NOTICES.

The undermentioned persons have this
day been registered as Midwives :-

Medical Name. Residence.
District.

1 ROBERTSON, Kings.town
CORNELIA


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

EDUCATION NOTICES.

ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS,

GRAMMAR SCHOOL.


4 BALLAH, Biabou An examination for entrance to the
DOREEN Grammar School in January, 1954, will
1 KIRTON, nee Sion Hill be held at the School on Saturday, 31st
McCONNI, October, 1953, at 9.00 a.m.
ALISON The subjects of the examination are
Arithmetic, English, Reading and an
2th Octr, o.Intelligence Test.
12th Ototber, 1953. Candidates must bring their Birth
(M. 4/1950). Certificete.s.

, The uide mentioaMed persons have this I. F. GORDON
day been registered as Trained Headmaster (.)
Nurses:-
Nurses G____ GRAMMA SCHOOL,
Medical Name. Residence 17th October, 1953.
District


1

4

5

1


ROBERTSON,
CORNELIA
BALLAD,
DOREEN
DUBLIN, IVY

KIRTON, nee
MCCONNIE,
ALISON


Kingstown

Biabou

Georgetewn

Sion Hill
I


GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL.

The Examination for Entrance to the
Girls' High School in January, 1954,
will take place in the School on Satur-
day November 7th. Candidates should
be in School not l:ier than 9.0(. a.m.,
and bring with tlheim pn and ink and a
copy of their Birlth Certificate.

J. M. BUCHAN,
Headmistress.
GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL,
17th October, 1953.


A. L. SAMUEL,
Acting Medical Registrar.
12th October, 1953.
(M. 411950).
















336 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 20 OCTOBER. 1953.-(No. 62).


NOTICE.

AID TO PIONEER INDUSTRIES ORDINANCE, 1952.

In pursuance of the requirements of section 3 (2) (a) of the Aid to Pioneer
Industries Ordindnce, 1952, it is hereby notified for general information that
the' Governor in Council proposes to make the undermentioned Orc(er under
ie'ti6n 3 (1) of the said Ordinance. :
Any person who objects to the making of such Order shall give notice in
writing of his objection, and of the grounds on which he relies in support
thereof, to the Clerk of the Executive Council on or before the 18t aay of
December, 1953.

KATHLEEN GIBBS,
Acting Clerk of Executive Council.
12th October, 1953.

AID TO PIONEER INDUSTRIES (PORK PRODUCTS) ORDER.

1. Short title. This,Order may be eited as the Aid to Pioneer Industries
(Pork Products) Order; 1953.
2. Declaration. The establishment, maintenance and operation in the
Colony of plant for the manufacture of bacon, ham, sausage, lard and other pork
products is hereby declared to be a pioneer industry for the puipcrcs of the Aid
to Pioneer Industries Ordinance, 1952, and pork products so manufactured a-re
declared to be pioneer products for the said purposes.

Made by the Governor in Council under section 3 (1) of the Aid to Pioneer-
Industtles Ordinance, 1952, (No. 5 of 19M2) this day ot. 19.53.

Clerk of Executive Council.

12th October, 1953.
(F. 34/1951).;

TREASURY NOTICE.

LAND AND HOUSE TAX ORDINANCE.

Notice is hereby given that the undermentioned persons have become
defaulters under thi "Laud and House Tax Ordinance." Their properties,
having been levied upon, will be offered for sale at 12.00 o'clock noon, on
Saturday, 31sl October, 1583, at the TreasuIy. Kingstown, for the recovery of
the Taxes due thereosn.
PETER R. ELLS,
Colonial Treasurer.
TREASURY,
KINGSTOWN.
12th October, 1953.
Name of Owner Situation of Description of
or Occupier. Property. Property.
DISTRICT II
DeFreitas, Paul Park Hill 5 ac. 0 ro. 26 1po
F'ranci, Edwin Do. 1 House
Frelerick. Amos North Uinion 1 House
McPhun. ohn Do 1 House
McDowall]. Amabell Park Hill 1 House
Ned d. 'Rosevel Suth Rivers 2 ro. land
Sandy, Lottie (Ciart 1 Honse
Williams, Donaildi (ri.(:,; 1 House
















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 20 OCTOBER, 1953.--(No. 62). 337


Reid, Jessop
Robinson, Georgiana


Dennie, George -
Mason, George
Stapleton, Mrs. Walter


DISTRICT III
Buccament Bay
Vermont
DISTRICT V
Troumaca
Rose Hall
Do.


1 House
1 House spot


1 House spot
6 ac. 2 ro. 0 po.
1 House spot


CUSTOMS NOTICE. for the hearing of APPEALS FROM
,_ MAGISTRATES on Monday, the 2nd
It is hereby notified for general infor- day of November, 195 commencing at
nation that the building on the Bay 11.00 o'clock in the forenoon.
Front adjacent to the Arrowroot Associ-
ation Buildings, and known as the 'Ban- D. ELSON WEEKE9,
ana Shed', is a Government Warehouse Deputy Registrar,
and may be used as such by the Cus- REGISTRAR'S OFFICE,
toms Authorities at any time to relieve KINGSTOWN,
congestion in other warehouses. 8th October, 1953.
8th October, 1953.


P. R. ELLS,
Collector of Customs.

CUSTOMS,
ST. VINCENT,
16th October, 1953.
(g. 52/1943).


SUPREME COURT NOTICES.

NOTICE is hereby given that a Sitting
of the Supreme Court of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands will be
held at the Court House in Kingstown,
for the trial of CRIMINAL causes on
Monday the 2nd day of November, 1953,
commencing at 11.00 o'clock in the
forenoon.
All parties concerned, also such per-
sons as are bound over by recognizance
to prosecute or give evidence, or sum-
moned as jurors or witnesses are com-
manded to give their personal attendance.
8th October, 1953.


NOTICE is hereby given that a Sitting
of the Supreme Court rol the Windward
Islands and Leew:rd Islands will be
held at the Court House in Kingstown,
for the trial of CIVIL causes in tlhe
Summary and Original Jurisdictions of
the Court on Monday, the 2nd day of
November, 1953. commencing at 11.00
o'clock in the forenoon.
8th October, 1953.


NOTICE is hereby given that a Sitting
of the Supreme Court of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands will be
held at the Court House in Kingstown,


INLAND REVENUE NOTICE.

The attention of all persons proposing
to leave the Colony and of Aircraft and
Shipping Agencies is hereby drawn to
Rule 2 of S.R. & 0. 1953, No. 26, In-
come Tax (Evasion of Tax Payment):
(Prevention) Rules, which forbids any
person to issue or cause to be issued any
ticket entitling any person to leave the
Colony unless snch person "has in his
possession an Exit Certificate.
Any person who fails to comply with
the above commits an offence against
the Income Tax Ordinance and is liablo-
under Section 68 of the Ordinance on
summary conviction before a Magis-
trate to a fine no: exceeding four hun-
dred and eighty dollars, and in default
of payment to imprisonment, with or-
without hard labor. for any tern' not.
exceeding six months.

F. E. WILLTAMS
Income Tax Officer.
6th October, 1953.
(A 24/1951 II).


POST OFFICE NOTICE
It is hereby notified for the informa-
tion of the general public tha: tle latest
dates on which mails from overseas con-
tainirng eorn espondeince etc. intended for
delivery in the United Kingdom Iby
Christmas Day must arrive there are ;as
follows:-


Surface Mails.
Parcels
Packets
Letters


December.
... 10
.. 13
18

















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY. 20 OCTOBER, 1953.-(No. 50).


Air Mails. December.
Parcels ... 18
Packets ... 18
Letters ... 20
McD. SMITH,
Colonial Postmaster.
General Post Office,
St. Vincent,
8th October, 1953.

ARROWROOT BOARD NOTICE.

The values of the respective Grades
of Arrowroot and the proportions of
such values to be advanced by the Saint
Vincent Co-operative Arrowroot Asso-
ciation have been fixed by th- Arrow-
root Board as under:-




3 ?'>2 I o1
1 lto0 5 .00 8.00
2 9.00 4.50 7.20
: 4 -.;0 4.00 I 6.40
7.1 7.3.lll50 5.360

C. V. BABER ISAACS,
Secretary.
{;h Oc():ber,1953.


ST. VINCENT, B.W.I.
CONTROL NOTICE.

EXPORTATION OF ANIMALS. :-;

The public is hereby notified that the
ban on the importation of livestock in
Trinidad and Barbados still exists, but
applications for permission to export
certain animals to other islands of the
West Indies are Inow being considered
under the following conditions:
(1) That the applicant produces evi-
dence of permission from the
Agricultural Department of the
importing Colony that they will
allow the animals entry.
(2) Until further notice applications
for export licence for any animals
must be supported by a certificate
from the Velcrin:iry Officer.
Certificates will be issued only for
animals which are fit and consider-
ed of no importance for breeding
purposes.
Dated the 16thl dai of October. 1953.

A. V. SPROTT,
Controller of Supplies.
2011 October, 1953.


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER, AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
[ Price 24 cents. ]


_


338S




















SAINT VINCENT.

No. 14 of 1953.


I Assent,


E. B. BEETHAM,

Governor.


9th October, 1953.


AN ORDINANCE
1952.


to amend the Telecommunications Ordinance,


r 20th October, 1953. 1

Enacted by the Legislature of Saint Vincent.

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Telecommunications
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1953 and shall be read as one with the
Telecommunications Ordinance, 1952 (hereinafter referred to as
the principal Ordinance) and any amendments thereto.

2. Subsection (3) of section 6 of the principal Ordinance is
hereby amended by deleting the full stop at the end thereof and
by adding thereto the following words :-
"or of any blind person not resident in a public or charitable
institution ".

3. Section 19 of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended
by adding thereto the following subsection :-
(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in the preceding
subsections nothing in this section shall give a right of entry
in respect of, nor authorise the inclusion in any licence relating
solely to apparatus not designed or adapted for emission (as
opposed to reception) of any term or provision requiring any
person to concede any form of entry into any private dwelling
house."


Short Title.

No. 33 of 1952.


Amendment
of section 6
of principal
Ordinance.


Amendment
of section 19
of principal
Ordinance.


[ L.S.]








r- -48

No. 14. Telecommunications (Amendment). 1953.


Passed the Legislative Council this 22nd day of September 1953.

O. E. LEIGERTWOOD,

Acting Clerk of Legislative Council.
(Q 70/1935).

PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER, AT TI GOVERNMENT PRINTING O.7IClX
xINGSTOWN, ST. TINcENT.
[ Price 8 cents. I
i 1953.






t


SAINT VINCENT.

No. 15 of 1953.


I" Aasen,


[ L.S. ]


E. B. BEETHAM,

Governor.
9th October, 1953.


AN ORDINANCE further to amend the Pensions Ordinance.

[ 20th Oetober, 1953. 1

Enacted by the Legislature of Saint Vincent.

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Pensions (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1953 and shall be read as one with the Pensions
Ordinance, 1948 (hereinafter referred to as the principal
Ordinance) and all amendments thereto.

2. Paragraph (6) of Section 6 of the principal Ordinance is
hereby repealed and replaced as follows :-
(6) in the case of termination of employment in the
public interest as provided in this Ordinance ".

3. Section 7 of the principal Ordinance is hereby repealed
and replaced as follows :-


" Termination
in public
interest.


7. Where an officer's service is terminated
on the ground that, having regard to the con-
ditions of the public service, the usefulness of
the officer thereto and all the other circum-
stances of the case, such termination is desir-
able in the public interest, and a pension gra-
tuity or other allowance cannot otherwise be
granted to him under the provisions of this
Ordinance, the Governor in Council may, if he
thinks fit, grant such pension, gratuity or other


Short Title

No. 16 of 1948.


Section 6 of
principal
Ordinance
amended.

Section 7 of
principal
Ordinance
replaced.







50

Pensions (Amendment).


No. 15.


1953.


allowance as he thinks just and proper, not
exceeding in amount that for which the offi-
cer would be eligible if he retired from the pub-
lic service in the circumstances described in
paragraph (5) of the preceding section ".


Passed the Legislative Council this 22nd day of September, 1953.

0. E. LEIGERTWOOD,
Acting Clerk of Legislative Council.
(J. 14/1949.)


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER, AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
[Price 8 cents.]


1953.


I :

















SAINT VINCENT.

No. 16 of 1953.


I Assent,


E. B. BEETHAM,
Governor,
10th October, 1953.


4N ORDINANCE to amend the Income Tax Ordinance, 1948.

[ 20th October, 1953. 1

Enacted by the Legislature of Saint Vincent.

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Income Tax
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1953, and shall be read as one with
the Income Tax Ordinance, 1948 (hereinafter referred to as "the
principal Ordinance ") and all amendments thereto.

2. Section 41 of the principal Ordinance is hereby revoked
and replaced as follows:


"Returns of
interest, etc.,
paid or credited
by bank or
other person.


41. (1) The Commissioner may require
any bank or other person, from time to time,
to furnish a return showing any money cred-
ited, paid or payable by the said bank or other
person to any person in respect of-
(a) interest or dividends on investments
abroad or in the Colony;
(b) remittances from abroad;
(c) any transaction conducted by the said
bank or other person whereby any per-
son has a right to demand or receive
the said money from the said bank or
other person.
(2) The said return shall contain a state-
ment as to the amount of money, the names,


Short title.


No. 23 of 1948.

Section 41 of
principal
Ordinance
revoked and
replaced.


[ L.. ]









Income Tax (Amendment.)


addresses and occupations of the persons to
whom the said interest, dividends, remittances
or money have been paid."


Section 68 of
principal
Ordinance
amended.


3. Section 68 of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended
as follows :
(a) by re-numbering this section as 68 (1) ";
(b) by the addition thereto of the following subsection-
(2) Any person who fails, neglects or refuses to
deliver, furnish or render any lists, accounts, returns,
particulars or information, or to produce any books or
documents required by this Ordinance, within the time or
in the manner or form prescribed, may be ordered by the
Magistrate to deliver, furnish, render or produce the same
within such period as he may determine, and on his
failure so to do within the prescribed period or such
further period as the Magistrate may allow, he shall be
liable, in addition to the penalty prescribed by the
preceding subsection, to a further penalty of five dollars
for each day during which his default continues."


Passed the Legislative Council this 22nd day of September, 1953.

O. E. LEIGERTWOOD,
Acting Clerk of Legislative Council.
(C. 31/1951).

PRBITED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER, AT THE GOVERNMENT PFINTI5 OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
[Price 8 cents.]
1953.


No. 16.


1953.









.SAINT VINCENT. -f -

STATUTORY RULES AND ORD 8,

1953, No. 37.

WAGES COUNCIL (AGRICULTURE) (SUGAR &

ARROWROOT) ORDER.

(Gazetted 20th October, 1953.)

In exercise of the powers conferred upon the Governor-in-Council by Section 3
of the Wages Councils Ordinance, 1953 (No. 1 of 1953) the Governor-in-Council
makes the following Order:-

1. Short Title. This Order may be cited as the Wages Council
(Agriculture) (Sugar and Arrowroot) Order, 1953.

2. Establishment of Wages Council. There shall be established in
respect of the workers to whom this Order applies as set out in the Schedule hereto,
and their employers, a Wages Council to be known as the Agricultural (Sugar &
Arrowroot) Wages Council.

3. Commencement. This Order shall come into force on the 20th day of
October, 1953.

Made by the Governor-in-Council this 16th day of October, 1953.

KATHLEEN GIBBS,
Ag. Clerk of Executive Council.


SCHEDULE.
Workers to whom the Order applies.
Workers in the Colony employed by any person or undertaking (not including
the Arrowroot Pool) engaged in the business of his cultivation of sugar canes or
arrowroot and/or the manufacture of sugar or arrowroot in respect of their
employment for the purposes of such business and any operation incidental
thereto.

PrIN(M BY TLTE ,bVEZRNIW T PRINTER, M~ THE GOBVERNIME PRINTING OFFICE,
xniwSTrwn, Wa. rIcSSWr.


2953.


[Price 4 ceqts.]







SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDS ,....

1953, No. 38. \\

WAGES COUNCIL (AGRICULTURE) (MINO R PS

ORDER.

(Gazetted 20th October, 1953.)

In exercise of the powers conferred upon the Governor-in-Council by Section 3
of the Wages Councils Ordinance, 1953 (No. 1 of 1953) the Governor-in-Council
makes the following Order:-

1. Short Title. This Order may be cited as the Wages Council
(Agriculture) (Minor Crops) Order, 1953.

2. Establishment of Wages Council. There shall be established in
respect of the workers to whom this Order applies as set out in the Schedule hereto,
and their employers, a Wages Council to be known as the Agricultural (Minor
Crops) Wages Council.

3. Commencement. This Order shall come into force on the 20th day of
October, 1953.

Made by the Governor-in-Council this 16th day of October, 1953.
KATHLEEN GIBBS,
Ag. Clerk of Executive Council.

SCHEDULE.
Workers to whom the Order applies.
Workers irn the Colony employed by any person or undertaking (not including
the Government Cotton Ginnery) engaged in the business of his cultivation of
minor crops including cotton, peanuts, sweet potatoes and other crops (excluding
sugar cane and arrowroot) and/or the manufacture or processing thereof iii
respect of their employment for the purposes of such business and any operation
incidental thereto.

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


[Price 4 cents.]


1953.







0 93
SAINT VINCENT. i' 9


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS, t

1953, No. 39.

WAGES COUNCIL (INDUSTRIAL UNDERTAKINGS)

ORDER.

(Gazetted 20th October, 1953.)

In' exercise of the powers conferred upon the Governor-in-Council by Section 3
of the Wages Councils Ordinance, 1953 (No. 1 of 1953) the Governor-in-Council
makes the following Order :-

1. Short Title. This Order may be cited as the Wages Council (Industrial
Undertakings) Order, 1953.

2. Establishment of Wages Council. There shall be established in
respect of the workers to whom this Order applies as set out in the Schedule hereto,
and their employers, a Wages Council to be known as the Industrial Wages Council.

3. Commencement. This Order shall come into force on the 20th day of
October, 1953.

Made by the Governor-in-Council this 16th day of October, 1953.

KATHLEEN GIBBS,
Ag. Clerk of Executive Council.


SCHEDULE.
Workers to whom the Order applies.
Workers engaged in industrial undertakings (but not including workers to
whom the Wages Council (Agriculture) (Sugar and Arrowroot) Order and the
Wages Council (Agriculture) (Minor Crops) Order apply.)
(a) Mines, quarries and other works for the extraction of minerals from the
earth;
(b) Industries in which articles are manufactured, altered, cleaned, repaired,
ornamented, finished, adapted for sale, broken up, demolished, or in
which materials are transformed including shipbuilding, and the
generation, transformation and transmission of electricity and motive
i power of any kind;





94 ,

(c) Construction, reconstruction, maintenance, repair, alteration or
demolition -~ey building, harbour, dock, pier, canal, inland waterway,
road, tunnel, bridge, viaduct, sewer, drain, well, telegraphic or telephonic
installation, electrical undertaking, waterwork, or other work of
construction as well as the preparation for or laying the foundations of
any such work or structure.
(d) Transport of passengers or goods by road or waterway including the
handling of goods at docks, quays, wharves and warehouses but
excluding transport by hand.

PRINTED BY TIE GOVERNMENT PRINTER, AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWI, ST. VINCENT.
[Prioe 8 events ]
1953.






SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS, 11'

1953, No. 40.


WAGES COUNCIL (SHOP ASSISTANTS) ORDER.

(Gazetted 20th October, 1953.)

In exercise of the powers conferred upon the Governor-in-Council by Section 3
of the Wages Councils Ordinance, 1953 (No. 1 of 1953) the Governor-in-Council
makes the following Order:-

1. Short Title. This Order may be cited as the Wages Council (Shop
Assistants) Order, 1953.

2. Establishment of Wages Council. There shall be established in
respect of the workers to whom this Order applies as set out in the Schedule hereto,
and their employers, a Wages Council to be known as the Shop Assistants'Wages
Council.

3. Commencement. This Order shall come into force on the 20th day of
October, 1953.

Made by the Governor-in-Council this 16th day of October, 1953.
KATHLEEN GIBBS,
Ag. Clerk of Executive Council.


SCHEDULE.
Workers to whom the Order applies.
Any person employed in a shop.
A "shop" includes any building, house, room, shed, stall, yard, premises or
place where wholesale or retail trade or business is carried on, and also refreshment
houses. restaurants and cook shops of any kind and also all premises licensed for
the sale of intoxicating liquors.

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


[Price 4 cents.]


1953.





SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1953, No. 41.


WAGES COUNCIL (DOMESTIC SERVICE) ORDER:

(Gazetted 20th October, 1953.)

In exercise of the powers conferred upon the Governor-in-Council by Section 3
of the Wages Councils Ordinance, 1953 (No. 1 of 1953) the Governor-in-Council
makes the following Order :--

1. Short Title. This Order may be cited as thq Whges Council (Domestic
Service) Order, 1953.

2. Establishment of Wages Council. There shall be established in
respect of the workers to whom this Order applies as set out in the Schedule hereto,
and their employers, a Wages Council to be known as the Domestic Servants Wages
Council.

'3. Commencement. This Order shall come into force on the 20th day of
October, 1953.

Made by the Governor-in-Council this 16th day of October, 1953.

KATHLEEN GIBBS,
Ag. Clerk of Executive Council.

SCHEDULE.
Workers to whom the Order applies.
Any person employed in domestic service.
"Domestic service means employment as a servant whose main or general
function it is to be about his employer's person or place of residence for the
purpose of administering to the needs or wants of his employer, or of any member
of his employer's family, or of any person resorting to his employer's place of
residence, including a guest but does not include employment in any form of
manual labour by way of trade or for purposes of profit or gain or any employment
which is or is likely to be dangerous or immoral.

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


[ Price 4 cents. ]


1953.





SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1953, No. 42.

(Gazetted 20th October, 1953.)

BY THE ADMINISTRATOR.

[ L.S.

A PROCLAMATION.

W. F. COUTTS,
Administrator.

WHEREAS by section 7 of the Bank Holidays Ordinance, Cap. 161, it is enacted
that it shall be lawful for the Governor in Council from time to time, by
Proclamation in the Gazette, to appoint a special day to be observed as a Bank
Holiday throughout the Colony.

AND WHEREAS it is meet that a day should be set apart at the close of the
Hurricane Season for General Thanksgiving for our preservation from the elements
and for other blessings vouchsafed to us to be duly observed in all Churches,
Chapels and other places of worship :

Now THEREFORE I do, with the advice of the Executive Council, and pursuant to
the authority in me vested by the said Ordinance, hereby appoint Monday, the 9th
day of November, 1953, to be observed as a Bank Holiday throughout the Colony, so
that it may be set apart for General Thanksgiving as aforesaid.

GIVEN under my hand and the Public Seal of the Colony of Saint Vincent at
the Government Ofice in the said Colony this 17th day of October in the
Year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-three and in the
Second Year of the Reign of Her Majesty QUEEN ELIZABETH THE
SECOND.

(W 20/1939).

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN !

PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER, AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING, OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
--- [Price 4 cents.]
1953.





S-,10 /
SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1953, No. 43.


SUGAR EXPORT CESS (FUNDS) ORDER.

(Gazetted 20th October, 1953.)


WHEREAS it is provided by section 9A of the Sugar Export Cess Ordinance, 1948,
(No. 32 of 1948) as amended by section 4 of the Sugar Export Cess (Amendment)
Ordinance, 1952, (No. 9 of 1952) that the Governor in Council on such occasions as
may be necessary may by Order vary th*e amounts specified in sections 3 and 6 of
the Sugar Export Cess Ordinance, 1948.

1. Short title. This Order may be cited as the Sugar Export Cess (Funds)
Or.er, 19b

2. Variation of amounts specified in section 6. The amounts
specified in section 6 of the Sugar Export Cess Ordinance, 1948, (No. 32 of 1948)
shall be varied by substituting the amounts specified hereunder for the amounts
allocated to the respective sums by the said section :-
(a) The Sugar Industry Price Stabilization Fund six dollars;
(b) The Sugar Industry Rehabilitation Fund four dollars and eighty cents;
(c) The Sugar Industry Labour Welfare Fund two dollars and forty cents.


Made by the Governor in Council under section 9A of the Sugar Export Cess
Ordinance, 1943, (No. 32 of 1948) as amended by section 4 of the Sugar Export Cess
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1952, ('No. 9 of 1952) this 16th day of October, 1953.

KATHLEEN GIBBS,
Ag. Clerk of Executive Council.
(F. 16/1949)


FINTrED BT THE GOlVERMENT PRINTER, AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFTICr,
xKIGSTOWN, ST. VINCJxT.


[ Price 4 cents. I


1953.





DBPARTM]NT or LABOUR,
KINGSTOWN,
ST. VINClET.
30th September, 1953.
COST OF LIVING INDEX FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, 1953.

The Cost of Living Index Figure for all items, in so far as working-
class families are concerned, was 301 at the eld of September, 1953, and
the following table shows the Cost of Living Index Figures at the end of each
month as compared with the basic year (August, 1939) taken as 100:-

Year. Ja. Fb. Mar. April May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.

1939 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 100 ... ... ...
1942 ... ... .61 167 168 169
1943 ... 171 171 175 174 i75 171 182 183 183 182 185 185
1944 ..15 185 188 187 184 184 185 187 180 180 181 181
1945 ... 183 193 194 191 190 188 184 185 185 188 190 190
1946 ... 190 0 190 '189 189 189 194 196 202 202 202 201
1947 ... 204 203 204 206 205 206 208 210 243 218 213 214
1948 ... 222 223 225 225 224 224 226 227 221 220 221 221
1949 ... 221 220 220 220 219 218 218 217 218 218 225 225
1950 .,. 229 S31 231 228 228 228 228 229 280 229 229 228
1951 ... 231 231 233 235 240 245 253 257 258 I 259 261 264
1952 ... 269 269 266 267 276 283 283 281 283 I 286 285 284
1953 ... 094 "99 293 296 299 299 299 300 301 i ...
2. Statistics for 30th September, 1953. *
Summary : General Average Increases since es 1939 (August).
All items ... ... 201%
Food only ... ... 196%
Food: The figure under this head Which showed an increase of 196% on
the 1939 prices as recorded in the previous month remained unchanged.
Rent: The average increase of 46% on the rates charged for rent in 1939
as recorded in the figure for the previous month remained unchanged.
Fuel and Cleaning: The figure under thshis head which showed an increase
of 170% on the 1939 prices as recorded in the previous month remained
unchanged.
Clothing : Increases were recorded in the average retail prices of work-
ing shirts, leather shoes, women's and children's hats(dress), and chambray,
and decreases in the average retail prices of canvas shoes, headkerehiefs, cotton
vests and chambray. These changes resulted in the increase of 1 point in the
figure under this head for the previous month and 301 on the 1939 prices.
All Other: Increases were recorded in the average retail prices of
enamel cups, enamel plates and cutlasses, which resulted in an increase of 2
points in the figure under this head for the previous month and 165% on the
1939 prices.
C. G. HUGGINS,
Labour Commisioner.
(W. 28/1962).




University of Florida Home Page
© 2004 - 2010 University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries.
All rights reserved.

Acceptable Use, Copyright, and Disclaimer Statement
Last updated October 10, 2010 - - mvs