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Place of Publication: Kingstown, St. Vincent
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Publication Date: November 3, 1953
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Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1, no. 1 (1868)-v. 112, no. 48 (Tues., 23 Oct. 1979)
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347


SAINT VINCENT.


GOVERN MEST


GAZ EITE


Iaublished b) guthmity.

VOL. 86.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 3 NOVE. mIER. -19". [No. 64.


GOVERNMENT NOWElS.


No. 538.
LEGISLATIVE .GQUVNCL,
RELINQUISHMENT OF TEMPORARY
APPOINTMENT.
Withaefrence-to Government Notice
No. 213 of 5th May, 1953, Mr. LANGLEY
LEWIS PUNNETT, J.P., has relinquished
his appointment as a temporary Nomin-
ated Member of the Legislative Council,
with effect from 23rd October, 1953, con-
sequent on the return to the Colony of
the Hon6urable W. A. HADLEY.
3rd November. 1953.


The Honourable H. F. YOUNG,
-, .JAxIS -RDINAND, Esquire,
WILLIAM HENDREN HUGGINS,
MEsquire,,l
THEOPHILUS -HARRY, Esquire, ':
HUBBIT DABILVA, ~suiire.,
3rd November, 1953.
(J. 8/1948).


No. 540.
RESIGNATION.


No. 539. -& H., District Medical Officer, St. Vin-
S5 cent. has resigned from the Public Ser-
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE. vice of the Colony with effect from 31st
The following persons have been ap- October, 1953.
pointed Justices of the Peace for the .3rd November, 1958.
Colony:- (P.F.629).

No. 541.
WAGES COUNCILS.
The undermentioned persons have been appointed mcrzcbers of -ite various
Wages Councils named for a period of one year, with effect from 2nd November.
1953 :-
1. TKE -AGRICULTURAL (SUGAR & ARROWROOT) WAGES COUNCIL.


C. de B. Barnard, Esquire
Langley Punnett, Esquire
Alban Da Santos, Esquire
DennisJIley, Esquire
Cecil T" King; Esquire (Lowmans Wd.)
H. A. Coombs, Esquire (Georgetown)


Representing interests
of Employers.


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348 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 3 NOVEMBER, 1953.-(No. 64).


Honourable G. H. Charlea
Reginald Davis, Esquire
George A. McIntosh, Esquire
F. A. Simmons, Esquire
Honourable E. T. Joshua
Conrad Lewis, Esquire

H. A. Davis, Esquire
Dr. W. L. Webb, Deputy Chairman
R. M. Cato, Esquire, Chairman


representing interests
of Employees.




Independent Members.


53i"


Secretary :-G. F. JACK, Esquire.

2. THE AGRICULTURAL (MINOR CROPS) WAGES COUNCIL.


C. de B. Barnard, Esquire
Langley Punnett, Esquire
Alban Da Santos, Esquire
Dennis Hadley, Esquire
Basil Balcombe, Esquire (Georgetown)
Archibald Robertson, Esquire, (Troumaca)

Honourable G. I. Charles
Reginald Davis, Esquire
R. C. James, Esquire
George A. McIntosh, Esquire
Honourable E. T. Joshua
Conrad Lewis, Esquire

H. A. Davis, Esquire
Dr. W. L. Webb, Deputy Chairman
R. M. Cato, Esquire, Chairman


representing interests
of Employers.





representing interests
of Employees.




Independent Members.


Secretary :-G. F. JACK, Esquire.

3. THE INDUSTRIAL WAGES COUNCIL


Alban Da Santos, Esquire
J. L. Eustace, Esquire
S. O. Jack, Esquire
N. V. Andalcio, Esquire
Robert Stay, Esquire
Vivian H. Durrant, Esquire

Honourable G. H.. Charles
Reginald Davis, Esquire
George A. McIntosh, Esquire
A. Bastien, Esquire
Honourable E. T. Joshua
Conrad Lewis, Esquire

H. A. Davis, Esquire
Dr. W. L. Webb, Deputy Chairman
R. M. Cato, Esquire, Chairman


representing the interests
of Employers.





representing the interests
of Employees.
'5" '{


Independent Members.


Secretary :-G. F. JACK, Esquire.

4. THE SHOP ASSISTANTS WAGES COUNCIL.


K. A. H. Casson, Esquire
George Forde, Esquire
Douglas Brisbane, Esquire


George Anthony, Esquire
I roy Adams, Esquire
S. B. Neverson, Esquire


Zi. A. Davir, Esquire
Dr. W. L. Webb, Deputy Chairman
R. M. Crto, Esquire, Chairman

,cc: ary :-a. F. JACK, Esquire.


representing the interests
of Employers.



representing the interests
of Employees.



Independent Members.

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SAINT V INCYNT, TUESDAY, 3 NOVEMBER, 1953'-'(.No. '64).


5. THE DOMESTIC SERVANTS WAGES COUNCIL.


Mrs. C. W. Prescod
Miss Leila Horne
Mrs. R. C. P. Bryan


Honourable G. H. Charles
George A. McIntosh, Esquire
Honourable E. T. Joshua


1. H. A. Davis, Esquire
2. Dr. W. L. Webb, Deputy Chairman
3. R. M. Cato, Esquire, Chairman

Secretary :-G. F. JACK, Esquire.
3rd November, 1953.
(L. 1/1947).


No. 542.
LEGISLATION.
The under-mientioned "Bill is pub-
lished with this issue of the Gazette and
may be seen at tle Government Office,
Kingstown Library, District Post Offices,
Police Stations and at all Revenue
Offices :-
Bill for an Ordinance to provide for
the maintenance of supplies and
services essential to the life of
the community and for regulating
the import and export of such
supplies, the prices at which such
supplies may be sold and for
other purposes connected there-
with.
(J, 11/1944)
3rdiNovember, 1953.

No, 543.
The following Documents are pub-
lished with this issue of the Gazette:-
S.R. & 0O. No. 45.-Proolaiming
Thursday the 26th day of Nov-
ember, 1953, to be observed as a
Bank Holiday throughout the
Colony.
(A. 1111950).

S.R. & O. No. 46.-The Importation
of Animals (Diseases Prevention)
(Grehada) Order, 1953.

S.R. & O. No. 47.-The Wages Coun-
cil (Meetings and Procedure) Or-
der, 1953.
3rd November, 1953.

No. 544.
BANK HOLIDAYS.
By virtue of a Proclamation issued
with this Gazette (S.R. & O. No. 45),
Thursday, 26th November, 1953, (Visit
of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the
Second to the Briiish West Indies) be-


representing the interests
of Employers.


representing the interests
of Employees.


Independent Members.


ing a Bank Holiday all, Public Offices
will be closed on that dav.i
3rd November,! 1953.
(A. 11/1960).

No. 545.
Monday, 9th Novem6er, 1953,.
(Thanksgiving Day) being la Bank
Holiday, all Public Offices will be-
closed on that day.
3rd November, 1953.
(W. 20/1939).


No. 531.
NATIONAL' DAY OF REMEMBRANCE.

SUNDAY 8TH NOVEMBER, 1953.

The Official commemoration of Re-
membrance Sunday will take place at
the War Memorial, Market Square,
Kingstown, beginning at 10.45 a.m.
The following ceremony will take-
place :-
1. Arrival of His Honour the Ad-
ministrator.
2. At 11 a.m. a gun will be fired from
Police Headquarters to indicate
the commencement of two min-
utes silence and another gun will
be fired two minutes later to
denote the termination of the
silence.
3. The Last Post.
4. Hymn: "O God Our Help in.
Ages Past ".
5. Prayers.
6. The Reveille.
7. God Save the Queen.
8. Laying of wreaths at the base of
the War Memorial.
All ex-service men should wear
medals. Medals held by relatives of
deceased men may he worn by such
relatives on the 1ight 1,re'st.


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lFr t'i- purpose of the 'Jere.jiUMy aWilal
t.l; slr.i~t- to be observed at the War
Minijri l, itin, will be taken by the
JLt.iiiedrail clock. |
All persons are requested to ob)serve
.;ii i Wo minutes .-ilence at 11.00 a.m.
.:i!l all vehicular tiatic and norzial
,Wativities should be suspended during
the silence.
27th October, 1953.

No. 535.
FOR SALE.

GOVERNMENT OWNED LAND AT RICH-
MOND HILL IN THE PARISHl OF
ST.! GEORGE.

It is hereby notified for general infor-
mation that there is for sale a parcel oft
Government owned land at Richmond
Hill in the Parish of St. George, com-
prising of 46,4A2 sq. ft. to be sold for
not less than $960.00.
Interested persons requiring informa-
tion of this land may consult the Super-
intendent of Agriculture.
Offers which will be received up to,
3.00 p.m. on the 14th November, 1953,
must be sealed and addressed to the
Assistant Administrator, Government
Office, and clearly marked on the out-
side of-the envelope "Purchase ,of Gov-
ernment Land "... -.
27th October, 1953.
(C. L. 2/1952).

No. 546.
VACANT POST,

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
GRENADA, B.W.I.

Applications are invited for the vacant
post of Agricultural Assistant in the
Department of Agriculture, Grenada,
B.W.I.
2. The appointment, subject to a
medical certificate of fitness which is
required to be furnished beforehand,
will be for a probationary period of one
year in the first instance, and may be
terminated during that period by either
party by one month's notice in writing.
3. The post, which is pensionable,
carries a salary scale of 420 x 20-
t500 x 25-- 01) per annum. The
point at which the s successful candidate
will pnter the sala-ry scale will dep-nd
upon his qualifications and experience.
4. A transport allowance is pvayale
nt the current rate of 190 per:innum,
:anrl the officer will be rnquirod to leep


at.cur for the. performance of his duties.
Government will be prepared to grant
a loan to the officer for the purchase of
a car.
5. The offier will be required to
occupy a house at one of the agricultur-
al stations in the Colony for which he
will be required to pay rent at the fol-
lowing rates:
For salaries fpm 400-500:
7% of salary
It, 500--600:11'z
8j% of salary
6. Free passages to Grenada for the
successful candidate, his wife aand a
maximum of 2 children will be provid-
ed.
7. Applicants should state:
(a) age;
(b) schools or University at
which educated and Certifi-
cates or Diplomas obtained ;
(c) nature of present and past
employment;
(d) amount of monthly salary
or wages earned in the post
in which applicant was last
employed;
(e) past experience in work of
the same or similar kind to
that required in the post ad-
vertised.
They should also furnish copies of
testimonials (which will not be returned
to the applicant) certified as true copies
by a Justice of the Peace or a Minister
of Religion or Head of a Government
Department.
8. Applications must be in the can-
didates' own hand writing and they will
not be considered if they do not contain
the information required above.
9. Minimum qualification for the
post is the Diploma of the Hope Agri-
cultural Sohool, Jamaica, or an equiva-
lent qualification, but a minimum
qualification of Diplomate of the
I.C.T.A. will normally he required be-
fore proceeding beyond the sahlry level
of 500 per a'nnum.
10. The selected candidate- will be
required to take charge of one of the
Government Agricultural Stations and
to be responsible for all the agricultural
extension work and otner work con-
nected with the Department of Agricul-
ture in the district to which lie is posted.
He will be directly responsible to the
Agricultural Officer rnd ultimately to
the Head of the Department of Agricul-
ture or other'officer appointed by him
11. H-e will be subject to Her Majes-
ty's Colonial Reznlations and to the
Gfnoral Orders of the Colony.
12. Applications should be addressedd
to the :ecretarv, Punbl;c Service Corn-


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SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 3 NOVEMBER, 1953.-(No. 64). 351


mission, Government Office, Grenada,
to reach him not later than 15th Nov-
.ember, 1958.
3rd November, 1953.
(A. 15/1950).

No. 547.
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
AND FORESTS, GRENADA.

Applications are invited for the post
of Forest Surveyor in the Department
of Agriculture and Forests, Grenada,
B.W.I.
Applicants must possess the certificate
of a recognized Institute of Surveyors
or be licensed to practise surveying in
a British Colony.
The duties of the post entail the sur-
vey and demarcation of boundaries of
Forest Reserves and Protected Forests
and general internal survey of produc-
tive forest areas. Experience of survey
work in mountainous country is desir-
able.
The salary of the post is $3,600 per
annum. The appointment is non-pen-
sionable and is for a period of 2 years
in the first instance.
Local leave and allowances (subsis-
tence and travelling) are granted in
accordance with local regulations.
Free passages on appointment and on
termination of appointment for the
officer and his family will be provided
within the Caribbean area.
Quarters are not provided.
Applications should convey the fol-
lowing information :-
(1) Age.
(2) School/schools/Universities at-
ended and certificates obtained.
(3) Nature of present and past em-
ployment.
(4) Salary or wage earned in last
post.
(5) Past experience in work of
similar nature to that required
in post for which application
is now being made.
(6) Copies of testimonials (which
will not be returned to the ap-
plicant) certified by a Justice
of the Peace, Minister of Reli-
gion or Head of Department.
Applications which do not contain
the above information will not be con-
sidered.
Applications should be submitted to
the Secretary, Public Service Commis-
sion, Government Office, Grenada, to
reach him on or before 80th November,
1958.
3-rd November, 1953.
(A. 15/1950).


No. 536.
POST OF ASSISTANT SUPERINTEN.
DENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, ORENADA.

Applications are invited for the post
of Assistant Superintendent of Public
Works, Grenada.
2. The post, which is pensionable,
carries a salary scale of $2,880 x $120-
$4,080 per annum. The actual point of
entry in the scale will be determined
in the light of experience and indivi-
dual qualifications.
3. The appointment, subject to a
medical certificate Lf. fitness which is
required to be furnished beforehand,
will be for a probationary period of one
year in the first instance, and may be
terminated during that period by either
party by one month's notice in writing.
4. A transport allowance is payable
at the current rate of $732 per annum
and the officer will be required to keep
a ear for the performance of his duties.
Government will be prepared to grant
an interest free loan to the officer for
the purchase of a car.
5. Quarterstare not provided.
6. Free passages to Grenada i for the
successful candidate, his wife and a
maximum of 2 children will be provid-
ed.
7 Applicants shouldjstate-
(a) Age.
(b)1Schools or University at which
educated and Certificates or
Diplomas obtained.
(c) Nature of present and past
employment.
(d) Amount of monthly salary or
wages earned in the post in
which applicant is or was
last employed.
(e) Past experience in work of
the same or similar kind to
that required in the post ad-
vertise 1.
They should also furnish copies of
testimonials (which will not be return-
ed to the applicant) certified as true
copies by a Justice of the Peace or a
Minister of Religion or Head of a Gov-
ernment Department.
8. Applications should be in the can-
didate's own handwriting and they wil
not be considered if they do not contain
the information required above.
9. Qualification:s-The officer is ex-
pected to possess the standard qualifica-
tion of a Civil Engineer, or its equiva-
lent, and have at least three years
working experience on such Public
Works. A working knowledge of Land
and Engineering surveys is essential.
He will be required to assist the Super-
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and to deputise for him when required
to do so.. .
10. The officer will be required to
carry out all types of Public Works and
.such other duties as' may from time to
time be required -by the Superintendent
of Public Works.
11. He will be subject to Her Majesty's
Colonial Regulations and to the General
Orders of the Colony.
' 12. Applications should be addressed
to the Secretary, Public Service Com-
mission, Government Office, Grenada,
to reach him not later than 30th Novem-
ber, 1953.
,. 27th October, 1953.

No. 537.
VACANCIES FOR INSTRUCTORS AT
THE GOVERNMENT TECHNICAL
INSTITUTE.

Applications are invited from] suit-
ably qualified persons for appointments
as Instructors at the Government Tech-
hical Institute in the following fields:-
(i) Electrical Trades ;
(ii) Woodwork Trades;
(iii) Mechanical Engineering.
2. Applicants fo'r
(i) should have experience in elec-
trical installation work;
(ii) should be Conversant with wood-
working machinery ;
(iii) should have had good machine
shop practice.
3. All applicants should have at least
five ye;irs industrial andlor teaching
experience and hold City and Guilds
full technological certificates of Higher
National Certificate or similar qualifica-
tions.
4. These posts are on the salary scale
$3.000 x $120 $3,600 x $14-- $4,320
per annum and at present a temporary
cost-of-living allowance at the rate of
$240 per annum is also payable.
5. In the case of persons born in
British Guiana or the West Indies ap-
pointments would normally be pension-
able, subject to the candidates' medical
fitness and to satisfactory service during
a probationary period of three years,
but candidates could, if they so preferr-
ed, be appointed on the terms stated in
paragraph 6 hereunder which are appli-
cable to appointees who are neither
British Guianese nor West Indians.
6. Non-Guianese and non-West In-
dians will be appointed on three-years
contracts which may be renewed for a
further period or periods, and on the
termination of their services they will
be paid a gratuity calculated ot the rate
of $120 for each completed period of
three months' service, including ap-
proved leave.


7. Persons selected for appointment
will be subject to the Colonial Regula-
tions and to local General Orders and
instructions in force for the time being
in so far as they are applicable. British
Guianese and West Indies who have
elected to be placed on the Pensionable
Establishment will be eligible for vaca-
tion leave at the rate of five days for
each completed month of resident ser-
vice up to a maximum of six months,,
subject to the completion of a minimum
tour of service o'tWo years. If mar-
ried such pensionable officers would
also be eligible for the grant of assisted
passages for themselves and their wives
when granted leave of absence, subject
to the provision of funds annually by
the Legislature and to the requirements
of the Public Officers Leave (Passages)
Regulations, 1952.
8. In the case of an officer selected
from overseas, free passages to the
Colony will be furnished for the officer
and his wife and children (if any) not
exceeding five persons in all, provided
they either accompany him to British
Guiana or proceed to join him within
twelve months after the date of his de-
parture for the Colony. If he is serv-
ing on contract, the officer and his
family, up to a limit of five persons,
will also be provided at the Colony's
expense with passages back to the coun-
try from which he was recruited on the
satisfactory conclusion of his contact.
He will also earn vacation leave on the
same basis as is laid down in paragraph
7 above for officers on the Pensionable
Establishment.
9, All applications musq be addressed
to the Principal. Government Technical
Institute. British Gniana, and should
reach him not later than the 751h1 of
November. 1953.
27th October. 1953.
(A. 15/1950).
By Command,
A. L. SAMUEL,
Acting Government Secretary.
GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
3rd November, 1953.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

LAND AND HOUSE TAX, 1953.

It is hereby notified that Land and
House Tax in respect of the current
year will be received without fine *at
the Ticasury and TDistrict Offices at
Georget o wn, arro-nllie, Union Island














SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 3 NOVEMBER, 1953.-(No. 64).


and Bequia during the period 1st No-
vember to 81st December, 1958, and at
Colonarie, Bridgetown, Mesopotamia,
Layou and Chateaubelalr on the dates
listed hereunder:-
Colonarie:- On Thursdays-Novem-
ber 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th, De-
cember 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th.
1953.
Bridgetown:- On Tuesdays-Decem-
ber 1st, 8th and 22nd, 1953.
Mesopotamia:- On Fridays-Novem-
ber 6th, 20th, and December 4th
and 1.8th, 1953.
Layou:- On Mondays-November
9th, and December 14th, 1953.
On Thursdays-November 19th,
26th, and December 17th and
24th, 1953.
Chateaubelair :- On Tuesdays-
November 10th, and December
8th, 1953.
On Fridays-November 13th, 27th,
and December 11th and Tuesday
15th, 1953.
PETER R. ELLS,
Colonial Treasurer.
THE TREASURY,
ST. VINCENT, B.W.I.
23rd October, 1953.


INLAND REVENUE NOTICE.
The attention of all persons proposing
to leave the Colony is hereby drawn to
Rule 5 of S.R. & 0. 1953 No. 26, Income
Tax (Evasion of Tax Payment) (Pre-
vention) Rules, whereby it is lawful for
any police officer who has reasonable
grounds to suspect thatany person is at-
tempting to leave the Colony without
first obtaining an Exit Certificate from
the Iucome Tax Department, to order
such pe1rsin to disentmark from or not to
embark on any ship or aircraft. :ind to
arrest such person if he disobeys any
such order.
All inten,!ing travellers are ad vised to
retain the above-len tioned certificate to
be produced to the Imimigration Anthori-
ties at the point of ,ei:art'lre. ::s f:ilur r
to do so inmy r-~esu in their being refus-
ed permission to lea\e ti e Colony.
F. E. WILLIAMS,
Income Tax Officer.
24th Otober. 1953.
(A.24'1951 II).


POST OFFICE NOTICE.
It is hereby notified for the informa-
tion of the general public that the latest
dates on which mails from overseas con-
taining corresiin!,cience etc. intended for
delivery in the United Kingdom liy


Christmas Day must arrive there are as


follows:-
Surface Mails
Parcels
Packets
Letters
Air Mails
Parcels
Packets
Letters


December
10
13
18

18
18
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 the Arrow-
root Board as under:-
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c'M

1 10.00 5.00 8.00
2 9.00 4.50 7.20
3 8.00 4.00 6.40
4 7.00 3.50 5.60
C. V. BABER ISAACS,
Secretary.
6th October, 1953.

CONTROL NOTICE.
EXPORTATION OF ANIMALS.
The public is hereby notified that the
ban oh the inmpiortation of livestock in
Trinidad and Barbados still exists, but
applications for permission to export
certain animals to, (iothr islan West Indies are now being considered
under the follo\wilg conditions:
(1) That the aippliinnt produces evi-
dence of permission fi om the
Agriculirnil De aitmenit cf tihe
importing Colony that tlhei will
allow thl animiuls entry.
(2) Until lurtlier notice api;lic:.;ions
for export lice ;ce 'for vi; y ;iti.aII:
must be support -d by a cer:ific:it
from! tihe Veteri::ary Ollic(r.
Certificates will bei issued (only fc r
animals wiiich are fit and coisilI r-
ed of no im portance for breeding
purposes.
Dated the l(ith day of October, 1953.
A. V. SPROTT,
Controller of Stup lies.
20th Octolber, 1953.


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SAINT VINCENT.

No. of 1953.







BILL FOR

AN ORDINANCE to provide for the maintenance of supplies and
services essential to the life of the community and for
regulating the import and export of such supplies, the prices
at which such supplies may be sold and for other purposes
connected therewith.

[ On Proclamation. 1

Enaeted by the Legislature of,Saint Vincent,

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Spplies (Control)
Ordinance, 1953.

2. The Governor shall be empowered to appoint some fit and
proper person to be Controulr of Supplies for the purposes of all
or any of the regulations made in accordance with this Ordinance.

3. (1-) The Governor in Council may make regulations-
(a) for regulating or prohibiting the production, treatment,
keeping, storage, movement, transport, distribution,
exportation, importation, sale, purchase,use or consumption
of articles or goods of any description, and, in particular,
for controlling the prices at which such articles may be
sold;
(b) for regulating the carrying on of any undertaking engaged
in essential .vork, and, in particular, for controlling the
charges which may be m:la'. by the unc'ertarih. rs in respect
of the doing of any work by thcm;


Short Title.


Appointment
of Controller
ofSupplies.

Power of
Governor in
Council to make
Regulations.









No.


Supplies WCentroa).


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(c) for requiring persons carrying on, or employed in
connection with, any trade or business specified in any
order made pursuant to any regulations, to produce to
such person as may be so specified, any books, accounts or
other documents relating to that trade or business, and for
requiring any persons to furnish such estimates or returns
to such person as may be specified in the order;
(d) for any incidental and supplementary matters necessary
or expedient for the purposes of the regulations including
the entering ahd inspection of premises for the purpose of
securing compliance with the regulations or orders made
thereunder.
(e) for prohibiting the doing of anything' regulated in
accordance with this Ordinance except under the
authority of a licence granted by the Controller of
Supplies.
(f) for fixing penalties subject to sub-section (3) of this
section for any contravention or non-compliance with any
regulation.
Approval of (2) Regulations made under this Ordirfance shall have no
Legislative force or effect until they have been approved by resolution of the
Council. Miegislative.Council.
Ma "' (3) If any person contravenes or fails to comply with amy
Penalties regulation, or any order or rule made under any regulation on any
,direction given or requirement imposed under any regulation he
shall be guilty or an offence and subject to any special provisions
contained in the regulation contravened shall be liable to
imprisonment for a ternt not exceeding three months or to a fine
not exceeding five hundred dollars or to both such imprisonment
and such fine.

Power, to 4. (1) The. Governor in Council may by order provide for-
Impose charges. (a) imposing and recovering in connection with any scheme
of control contained in or authorised by the.regulations,
such charges as may be specified in the order; and any
sui'h brder may be varied or revoked by a subsequent
order;
(b) charging, in respect of the grant or issue of any licence,
permit, certificate or other document provided for in the
regulations, such fee as may be specified in the said order;
(c) imposing and recovering such charges as may be so.
prescribed in respect of any service which, in pursuance of
the regulations, are provided on behalf of Her Majesty or
under arrangements made on behalf of Her Majesty other
than service necessary for performance of duty imposed
by law upon the Crown.


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Supplies (Control.


(2) All sums received by way of such fees or charges as
aforesaid shall be paid into the general revenues of the 'olony, or
if the Governor so directs, be paid into such public fund or
account as he may determine.
(3) Any order made under or by virtue of this section may be
varied or cancelled by a subsequent order.

5. Every document purporting to be an instrument made or
issued by any authority or person in pursuance of any provision
contained in, or having effect under, regulations made by virtue
of this Ordinance,' and to be signed by or on behalf of the said
authority or person, shall be received in evidence, and shall, until
the contrary is proved, be deemed to be an instrument made or
issued by that authority or person; and prima facie evidence of
any such instrument as aforesaid may, in any legal proceedings
(including arbitrations) be given by production of a tlocument
purporting to be certified, to be a true copy of an instrument by,
or on behalf of, the authority or person having power to make or
issue the instrument.


Passed the Legislative Council this


day of


Proof of
instruments.











1953.


CGerk of Legislative Councl


(J. 11/1944).


OBJECTS AND REASONS.

The object of this Bill is to empower'the Governor in Council with the appro, .;
of the Legislative Council to make regulations to provide for the maintenance of
supplies and services essential to the life of the community, to control the impoi
and export of such supplies and the prices at which they may be sold, to appoint
the necessary officers and create the machinery required to carry the provisions of
the Ordinance into effect.


KEITH ALLEYNE,
Crown Attorney.


Crown Attorney's Chambers,
Court House,
Kingstown,
12th August, 1953.


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105 ,
SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,'

1953, No. 45.

(Gazetted 3rd November, 1953.)

BY THE ADMINISTRATOR. '

A PROCLAMATION.
[L.S.1
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 deemed fit and proper that the occasion of the visit of Her
Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second to the British West Indies should be marked
in this Colony by the declaration of a public holiday :

Now THEREFOR4, I, Walter Fleming Coutts, Commander of the Most
Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, Member of the Most Excellent
Order of the British Empire, the Officer Administering the Goyernment of the
Colony, with the advice and consent of the Executive Council and pursuant to the
authority vested in me by the said Ordinance, do hereby appoint Thursday, the
26th day of NoVember, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty-three to be duly
observed as a Bank Holiday throughout the Colony in commemoration of the visit
of Her Majesty the Queen to the British West Indies.

GIVEN under my hand and the Public Seal of the Island of Saint Vincent at
Government Office in the said Island. this 30th day of October, in the
year of Our Iord One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty-three and in
the Second Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN !
(A. 11/4950).

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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

1953, No. 46.



IMPORTATION OF ANIMALS (DISEASES PREVENTION)
(GRENADA) ORDER.


(Gazetted 3rd November, 1953).


1. Short title. This order may be cited as the Importation of Animals
(Diseases Prevention) (Grenada) Order, 1953.

2. Importation of birds from Grenada and its dependencies
prohibited. No birds including fowls, ducks, geese, turkeys, guinea fowls, pea
fowls and pigeons shall be imported in the Colony from Grenada and its
dependencies.

3. Importation of certain crates etc. prohibited. No eggs, carcasses,
viscera or any bye products of these, and no crates, dung, litter or anything which
has been or is suspected to have been in contact with birds shall be imported into
the Colony from Grenada or its dependencies.


Made by the Governor in Council under section 3 of the Importation of
Animals (Diseases Prevention) Ordinance 1933 (No. 2 of 1933) this 28th day of
October, 1953.

KATHLEEN GIBBS,
Ag. Clerk of Executive Council.


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SAINT VINCENT. \

STATUTORY RULES AND ORD
1953, No. 47.

WAGES COUNCILS (MEETINGS AND PROCEDURE)
ORDER.

(Gazetted 3rd November, 1953)


1. Short Title. This Order may be cited as the Wages Councils (Meetings
anu Proceaure) Oraer, 1953.

2. Representation at Meetings. No meeting of a wages council shall
be neld unless there shall be present at least one of the members chosen by th -
Governor as using independent persons, (hereinafter referred to as "independent
members "), and at least one-third of the number of members appointed by the
Governor as representing employers and one-third representing workers,
hereinafter referred to as "representative members ").

3. Voting. The Chairman or in his absence the Deputy Cbairman, shall
take a vote ot me representative member by sides, and the vote ,f the majority of
members on either sicd present and voting shall be the vote of that side. In the
event of a division resulting in a disagreement between the two Sides, the question
shall be decided by the majority vote of the. independent members, or, if one only
is present, by the voice of that independent member.

4. Notice f Meeting. Notice of a meeting of a wages council shall be
deemed to be sufficiently given to a member thereof if sent by hand or ordinary
post to his usual or last known address but the non-receipt of notice of a meeting
by a member shall not invalidate the proceedings at such meeting.


Made by the Governor-in-Council under paragraph 7 of the First Schedule to
the Wages Councils Ordinance, 1953 (No. 1 of 1953) this 30th day of October 1953.
KATHLEEN GIBBS,
Ag. Clerk of Executive Council..

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