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        Page 23
    Ordinance No. 2 of 1954; Ordinance No. 3 of 1954
        Page 24
    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 5: The Efficiency Decoration Regulations, 1954
        Page A-31
        Page A-32
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        Page A-34
        Page A-35
        Page A-36
        Page A-37
    Special army order No. 136
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        Page B-3
        Page B-4
        Page B-5
    Statutory Rules and Orders No. 6: The Importation of Animals (Diseases Prevention) (Grenada) Revocation Order, 1954
        Page C-39
    A memorandum on the subject of Cost-of-Living Index for the month of December, 1953
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SAINT VIN(CIiNT


GOVERNMENT


GAZE I'TE


VUL. 87.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 19 JANUARY, 1954. [No. 4.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.


No. 38.
APPOINTMENTS.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE, GOVERNMENT
COTTON GINNERY.
The following persons have been ap-
pointed as Members of the Advisory
Committee, GoverninentCotton Ginnery
for the current year :-
The Superintendent of Agriculture,
The Hon'ble Colonial Treasurer,
The Manager, Government Cotton
Ginnery,
C. deB. BARNARD, Esq. ) represent-
JACK PUNNETT, Esq. fing Planters
JAMES A. CREESE, Esq, ) representing
Hon'ble H. F. YOUNG f Peasants,
DOUGLAS BRISBANE.
Esq. representing
K. A. H. CASSON, Esq. Commerce.
A. V. SPROTT, Esq.
18th January, 1954.
(B. 25/1939).

No. 39.
LIBRARY COMMITTEE.
Under the provisions of Section ( of
the Public Library Ordinance 1950, the
following persons have been appointed
members of the Library Committee for
the year 1954 :-


The Hon. A. C. CYRUS, (Chiairman),
H. A. DAVIs, Esq., A pointed by
O.B.E., the Kings-
W. H. LEWIS, Esq., town Board.
Miss J. BUCHAN, ) Appointed by
M.A., Dip. Ed., the Admin-
C. G. HIUGGINS, Esq., istrator.
Secretary: THE LIBRARIAN.
Mr. H. A. DAVIS, O.B.E., has been
appointed Deputy Chairman of the
Committee.
19th January, 1954.
(E. 111950).

No. 40.
GEORGETOWN TOWN BOARD.
Mr. H. A. CoOMBS was re-elected
Chairman of the Board for 1954.
19th January, 1954.
(A. 5/1949).

No. 41.
LAYOU TOWN BOARD.
The Ionourable H. F. YOUNG was
re-electt d Chairman of the ]'card for
1954.
19th January, 1954.
(A. 6/1949).

No. 42.
BARROUALLIE TOWN BOARD.
Mr. ROBERT SLATER was elected
Chairman of the Board for 1954.
19th Ja nHry, 1954.
(A. 8/1949).


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18 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 19 JANUARY 1954.--(o. 4).


No. 43. [ No. 50.
CHATEAUBELAIR TOWN BOARD.


Mr. JAMES FERDINAND was re-elected
Chairman of the Board for 1954.
19th January, 1954.
(A. 9/1949).


No. 44.
VACATION LEAVE.
Mr. D. McDONALD SMITH, Colonial
Postmaster, St. Vincent. has been grant-
ed nine months vacation leave as from
16th January, 1954.
19th January, 1954.
(P. F. 77).

No. 45.
Mr. H. K. TANNIS, Clerk to the
Officer-in-C charge, Camden Park Experi-
ment Station, Department of Agricul-
ture, has been granted six weeks vaca-
tion leave with eff-ct from .Ith January,
1954.
19th January, 1954.
(P. F. 556).

No. 4(;.
ACTING APPOINTMENTS.
SMr. O. S. BARROW, Senior Clerk,
Rjkis:ry, his been appointed to act as
Deputy-Registiar, Registry, with effect
from 1st January, 1954.
19th January, 1954.
(P. F. 563).

No. 47.
Mr. P. D. CRICHTON, Principal Clerk,
Treasury, lins been appointLii to act as
Colonial Postmaster with effect from
16th January, 1954 and during the ab-
sence on vacation leave of Mr. D. McD.
SMITH, Colonial Postmaster.
19th January, 1954.
(P. 91).

N o. 48.
TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT.
.~[r. S. 0. DASENT, B 'rister-at-Law,
as an Addiiion:dl Magist ate, Districts I
and II, with effect Iromn 4th January,
1954 and until further notice.
19th January, 1954.
(J. 5/1953).

No. 49.
RESUMPTION.
With reference to Notice No. 319 pub-
lished in the Gazette of 30th June, 1953,
Miss N. D. SPnoTT, Senior Clerk, Public
Works Department, r, suined dutiess with
offct from (th January, 1954.
19ih .January, 1954.
(P. F. 49).


LEGISLATION.


The under-mentioned Ordinances
which have been as-ented to by His
Excellency the Governor are published
for general information with this issue
of the Gazette.
No. 2 of 1954.-An Ordinance to
repeal and replace the Package
Tax Ordinance, 1950.
(J. 36/1920).


No. 3 of 1954.-An Ordinance to pro-
vide for the service of the Colony
for the year ending the thirty-
first day of December, One
Tlhonsanid Nine Hundred and
Fifty-Four.
19th January,-1954.

No. 51.
The following Documients are pub-
lished w itli this issue of the Gazette:-
S.R. & O. No. 5.-The Efficiency Dec-
oration Regulations, 1954.
(J. 41/1948).

S. R. & O. No. 6.-The Importation
of Animals (Diseases Prevention)
(Grenada) Revocation Order,
1954.
(M. 2/1942).
19th January, 1954.



No. 52.
SUPPLEMENT TO GAZETTE.
A illneorl'ndn i on the subject of
Cost-of-Living Index for the month of
December, 1953, is published with this
issue of the Gazette.
19th January, 1954.


No. 2>6.
MISCELLANEOUS NOTICES.

GEBESCOPE PROJECTOR.
It is notified for. general information
that the 16 nun. Gebescope Projector,
which has been presented to this Colony
by the HBritijh Council, will be- m:ade
available to responsible organizations
and institiui(l is fo'r thie pumrpe.e of
shiowingi ii:stiuctic; :al films (r filn's
which are of edncationna il rin cst.
2. Tch Projector is now in the charge
of the education Officer, and organisa-
tions wishing to have the use of it should
contact him.
12th January, 1954.
(W. 1C/1946).















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 19 JANUARY, 1954.-(No. 4). 19


No. 27.
THE BRITISH COUNCIL.
It is hereby notified for general infor-
mation that short courses are available
in the United Kingdom at fees that
often compare well with normal hotel
charges.
Particulars of such coin s( are given
in a British Council booklet entitled
" Short Courses in Great Britain, 1954"
which may he seen on request at Gov-
ernment Office.
12th January, 1954.
(E. 12/1958).

No. 37.
BANK HOLIDAY.
Under the Bank Holidays Ordinance,
Discovery Day, 1954 (January 22nd),
being a Bank Holiday, all public Offices
will be closed on that day.
12th January, 1954.
By Command,
A. L.. SAMUEL,
Acting Government Secretary.
GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
19th January, 1954.


DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

TREASURY NOTICES.

DEBENTURES.

Holders of Ddleiiiures issued under
the Lowinans-Biabou Water Supply
Loan Ordinance, 1953, are reminded
that the relemp:ion date is 15th March,
1954.
The Debentuiies are repayable on or
after the above date at the Treasury but
no interest, is p:iyable thereon beyond
the due date for redemption.

PETER R. ELLS,
Colonial Treasurer.
19th January, 1954.
(DW. 3/1947 A).


Business Houses and other persons are
herel,y itiforied that Go venniment Local
Pnichase Orders which hitherto have
been used for the supply of stores will,
in future, be used also for the supply of
any kind of service.
2. Treasury Payment Vouchers will
no longer be provided for the making


up by suppliers of their claims on
Government. Suppliers will bill Go\ eri-
ment in the normal way for the amounts
due supporting their invoic s with
duplicate copies of the relevant Local
Purchase Ordeis. Arrangements have
been made to effect settl(mlnt on a
monthly basis but in any instances
where paiymniit is not made during the
month succeeding that in which trans-
actions took plac suppliers are invited
to inform the Colonial Trceasurer of the
commission. 'The practice does not apply
to transactions effected in the month of
December in any year, payment for
which will lie made by Government
before 31st December.
3..The present Local Purchase Order
form is issued in duplicate, a new form
will shortly be introduced which will be
issued to Suppliers in triplicat,'. The
Origiiial of this new Fortm sho uld be
retained by the Supplier, the Duplicate
should lie priced and returned with the
goodlssupplic d andi the Triplicate should
lie attached to the Supplier's invoice or
statement rendered ;it the month end.
PETER R. ELLS,
Colonial Treasurer.
TREASURY CHAMBERS,
ST. VINCENT, B.W.I.,
31st December, 1953.
(A. 241951 II).


INCOME TAX NOTICES.

TO GOVERNMENT OFFICERS.
All Government Ollicers are hereby
reminded that the late (late ftr the
submission of Income T;ix Returns fcr
assessment in the year 1954 is the 31st
January, and that failure to give notice
of chargeabilitN is an offence against the
Income Tax Ordinance, rendering the
person concerned lial:le on conviction
to a fine iot exceeding FOUR HUN-
DRED AND EIGHTY DOLLARS.
2. EVERY PERSON whose income,
accruing in, derived from the Colony
or elsewhere and whether receive d in
the Colony or not for the prrc ding
year, exceeded thie statutoTry limit of
$480 is required to sulbit ;, return in
the prescribed form notwi hstandirg
that on account of approved deductions
no tax may eventually he chargeable,
and particular attention is direct d to
the fact that the term "income" is
deemed to include not only money but
also allowances in kind.
3. Efforts a e being wma ie to send
blank return forms to such persons
through their Heads of Department. It
is to be cle;irly understood. however,














20 SAINT VINCENT; TUESDAY, 19 JANUARY, 1954.-(No. 4).


that a person is not exonerated from the TO TRADERS, BUSINESSMEN AND
statutory liability to make a return even PROFESSIONAL MEN.
though that person may not have re-
ceived a blank form, which m-.y be Attention is directed to the provisions
obtained, on application at the Revenue of Section 73 and 68 of the Income Tax
Offices at Georgetown, Barrouallie, Ordinance 1bo. 23 of 1948 which read as
Bequla and Union Island, or, in other tollows:-
districts, from the Police Station situate
therein. These Forms may also be o- "73. Any person engaged in Traders,
trained from the Income Tax Office, any trade, business or profes- etc.
Kingstown, where any person requiring sion shall keep in the Eni- tcoukts
information in connection therewith is lish languageprol erbooks of 'in
invited to enquire. account sufficient to record Etrglish.
-11 ~~_ I ....^.. _... . . ...... ..


6th January, 1954.


TO TIE GENERAL PUBLIC.

Every person concerned, not Leing a
Government Ofiemer, is hereby reminded
that the latest date for the submission
of Income Tax Returns for assessment
in the year 1954 is the 31st March, and
that failure to giye notice of chargeabi-
lity is an offence against the Income
Tax Ordinance, rendering the person
concerned liable on conviction to a fine
not exceeding FOUR HUNDRED AND
EIGHTY DOLLARS.
2. EVERY PERSON whose income,
accruing in, derived from the Colony or
elsewhere and whether received in the
Colony or not for the preceding year,
exceeded the statutory limit of $480 is
required to submit- a return in the pre-
scribed form, notwithstanding that on
account of approved deductions no tax
may eventually be chargeable, and parti-
cular attention is directed to the fact
that the term "income" is deemed to
include not only money but also allow-
ances in kind.
3. Efforts are being made to send
blank return, forms to such persons. It.
is to be clearly understood. however,
that a person is not exonerated from the
statutory liability to make a return even
though that person may not have re-
ceived a blank form, which may be
obtained, on application, at the Revenue
Offices at Georgetown, Barrouallie,
Bequia and Union Island. or, in the
other districts from the Police Station
situate therein. These Forms may also
be obtained from the Income Tax Office,
Kingstown, where any person requiring
information in connection therewith is
invited to enquire.
4. The form, correctly completed,
should he accompanied by all necessary
supporting statements. Specimens of
the form of account required from small
traders and from occupiers or cultivators
of land will be supplied on request.
6th January, 1954.


al laransacions necessary in
order to ascertain the gains
and profits made or the loss
incurred in each such trade,
business or profession, and
any such person who fails to
comply with this provision
shall be guilty of an offence,
and in addition to any pen-
alty incurred he shall be lia-
ble to pay any tax to which
he may be assessed under
the provisions of this Ordin-
ance."


S"68. Any person guilty of
an offence against this Ordi-
nance shall be liable on sum,
mary conviction before a
SMagistrate, to .a fine. not.ex-
ceeeding four hundred and
eighty dollars, and in default
of payment to imprison-
ment, with or without hard
labour, for any term not ex-
ceeding six months."


Penalties
for
offences&-


2. The Commissioners of Income Tax
intend to enforce tlh provisions of the
sections referred to above.
F. E. WILLIAMS,
Income Tax Offier,.
INCOME TIAX OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN,
6th January, 1954.

INCOME TAX NOTICE.

The attention of the public is drawn
to the.proviso of Subsection 2 (b) of
Ordinance No. 1 of 1954, which deals
with the allowamice to be given for re-
pairs to premises for ths. purpose of
ascertaining the chargeable income of
any person, and reads as follows:-
"Provided that the deduction of any
sum expended for the repair of
premises shall be limited to the sum
actually expended for that purpose
according to the" average of three
years preceding the yfar of assessed
ment, but shall not in any one year
exceed the annmul value or rents of
such premises."















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 19 JANUARY, 1954.-(No. 4). 21


Claims will be entertained only if they
are substantiated by detailedl statements
of expenditure SUPPORTED BY
VOUCHERS. I.E. BILLS AND RE-
CEIPTS. All persons are therefore
invited to submit the necessary state-
ments when making their returns for
the year of assessment 1954. Failure to
do so will result in the disallowance of
the claim.

BY ORDER OF THE COMMIS-
SIONERS OF INCOMEt TAX.

INCOME TAX OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN,
15th January, 1954.
(A. 24/1951II).



GOVERNMENT COTTON GINNERY
NOTICE.


PURCHASE OF SEA ISLAND COTTON.


The advance to be p:iid by the Gov-
ernment Cotton Gininery (oil S-ea Island
S-ed Cotton purclhasedl on thli Co-opera-
tive System for the Crop 1953/54 has
been fixlI a;s follows:-
White ... 20c. per 11b.
2nd White ... Sc. ,,,
Staineie ... 3 ,, ,,

J. L. EUSTACE,
Manager.
11th January, 1954.
i A o.A10il Tr


Vincent, British West Indies, not later
than 28th February, 1951.
11. D. SYLVESTER,
Superintendent of lWorks.
ST. VINCENT. B.W.I.,
9th .l:aunary, I54.
(P. 24/1951).

NOTICE TO MARINERS.

A Bell lnoy was moored ;It the south-
western extremity of tie Warrington
Reef in the roaIlste:d of St. Joln's on
the 1tlih December, 1953.
The position of the Buoy is as fol-
lows:-
Latiiunle 17"-07'-31" N Longil de
61"-53'-07" \V in seen
fathoms of water anl distant
8.7 cables, 354 degrees, from
(;oit Hill Signal Static;n Flag
S:aff, and 2.25 iil, s, 075 de-
r.c-s, from Sandy Island
Lighthouse.
Tlh huoy is spherical. painted red
antl wliitei and surmnounted li a white e
staff with a reil "can" topin: k.
GODFREY 110,
Acting HarIibour, Muster.
St. John's,
Antigua,
December, 1953.
(S. 13/1946).

NOTICE.

CALLIAQUA TOWN BOARD BYE-
ELECTION.


f. "'.'1 li'. Tih Pablic is hereby notified that in
accordance with s action 24 of thie Cal-
liaquja Town Board (Electinii of Mem-
NOTICE. bers) Bye-Laws the Clerk will be in
attendance at t he C.diliaqua Police
Station on Mo1odai 2?5th daU! qf Jaiui-
GOVERNMENT PROPERTY IN ST. ('ry, 1954, Ibtween thl- hous of 10.00
VINCENT, B.W.I. FOR SALE. *nt. and 2.00 i.m. for the purpose of
Irecei\ ing nomniiatimos ftr two (2) can-
Sdid:ites to fill the seats of M r. Artilur
Offers are a:iin invin(d for the pur- Gr.nt who lhs 'esica,' and Mr. (b'-
chase of the premises now occupied by ian Eva:i who filed to atic i I ix (6)
the Caitoms Departmient in ihe Hay I mleetilgs of the Boart for the year
Street :iiljacEnt to the Police B;liracks 19)3.
and comnprisi. g 2,520 square feet floor' 2. Should : ioll be reqnie.i it will
space of \\warelhos acconimod;ition, and e l taken at Calliiqnta Police Sta:tion on
1,390) square feet of open yard space on MJondaiy. 1st Febriro /n, 1954. Between
the ground floor, ,nd 1,218 square feet the Iiours If 9.00 :-. mIand 12.00 noon,
of office floor ;,pcee on the first floor. and front 1.00) p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Upset price $17,000.00. i JOHN A. DOUGAN,
l7 d


Offers should le submitted to the' F It
Assistant Aiininilstiator & Establish-' 9th Janu:ry, 195-1.
ment Oflicer, Government Offic", St. (A. 71949).


Eclurning Opier.















22 SAIN VlNCEN TUESDAY, 1) JANUARY. 1'.54.-,No. 4..


DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE NOTICE.

It is he: eby notified for general information that a new Shipment of
Vegetable seeds h;s arrived and will be on sale at the office of thlie Departnent
of Agriculture onl week !dal beivtwe a the hours of 9 a.m. and 12 noon and from
I p.m to 3 .m111. at the following prices:-


Detroit Dark lied ... 17c. pe-r
Early Jersey Wakeficld ... 35c. ,
Succession ... 37c. ,,
Steiiis Flat Dutch ... 37c. ,,
Early Patnia ... $1.07c. ,,
Oxiiart ... 25 .,
Cliantenay ... 28c. ,,
Ext a Early White ... 2Gc.
Early Yellow Globe ... 4c. ,.
Par;imomit ... 32. ,,
Phii'in or Single ... 2 ,,
White Icicle ... 18e.
Frencl Breaktfast ... 18e. ,
Giant Ponderosa ... 95c. ,.
Beefsteak ... 93 ,,
Marglobe ... 70c. ,,
Oxhairt ... 1.17 .,
Early White Flit Dutch 14e. ,,


oz. or 5e. ler pkt.
., c. ,,
., lOc. ,, ,,
., ,, 10c. ,, ,,
,, ,, 28c. ,,
,, ,, 7c. ,, ,
,, ,, 7c. ,,
,. ,, 7c. ,,



7 .. S;c. ,,
,. ,, ,, (c. ,, .,
, 25c. ,,
S 19c. ,, ,,
. 77 3lc. ., .
,, ,, Sc. ,


HUGH S. McCONNIE.
Acting Superhilndenii of Agriculture.


8th January, 1954.
(A. 24/1951 II).


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

TENDER FOR FLOUR.

Commission Agents are requested to submit to the Controller of Supplies, St.
Vincent, B.W.I., not later than 12 noon on Saturday, 6th February, 1954, quotations
c.i.f. St. Vincent, B.W.I., including Agents' Commission, for :
3,000 cotton bags of 100 lb. each "E" Grade Flour, and
2,000 cotton bags of 100 lb. each Enriched E Grade Flour.
The E Grade Flour must be milled solely from Canadian Hard Spring Wheat
not lower in grade than No. 3 Northern and must be of the following minimum
standard :


Maximum Moisture
Maximum Ash
Minimum Protein
The Enriched E Grade Flour is
following :


14-00%
-52%
12-00%
to be enriched in accordance with the


Minimum Maximum
Thiamine 2-0 2-5 Milligrams for ea. lb. Flour
Riboflavine 1.2 1-5 "
Niacine 16-0 20.0 "
Iron 13-0 16-5 "
With Calcium Carbonate 500 600 "
The name of the miller, analysis of the flour, the enrichment standard and
the brand name should ba stated in the tender. Chemist's certificate showing
analysis of the flour, and enrichment standard, and duly notarised must
accompany documents. The Controller, however, exercises the right to arrange
for samples to be drawn and analysed on his behalf.
Shipping documents must include date of shipment of all flour and in the case
of the Enriched" Flour must also indicate that it is enriched, and "Vitamin
Enriched Flour must be stencilled on each bag.
Shipment must be made during the first half of March, 1954.
The Controller of Supplies does not bind himself to purchase flour at the
lowest or any offer.

A. V. SPROTT,
Controller of Supplies.
18th January, 1954.
(T 24/1950)


Beet
Cablbage
C. bbage
Cabbage
Cauliflower
Carrots
Carrots
Cucumber
Onion
Parsley
Parsley
Radishl
Radish
Tomato
Tomato
Totn:lto
Tomato
Tnrinip














SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 19 JANUARY. 1954.-(No. 4). 23


MARRIAQUA VILLAGE COUNCIL. PORT ELIZABETH TOWN BOARD.


Notice is hereby given that in lccr-
dance with Section 25 of the L.ocal Gov-
ernment Ordinance, No. 17 of 1951, tlhe
Clerk will be in attendance at. the Meso-
pot Imia Police Station on Monday, 25th
January, 1954, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. to
receive nominations to fill the seat of an
elected member of the Marriaqua Vil-
lage Council caused by the resignation
of Mr. Alexander Shortte.
Should a Poll be required, it will be
taken at the Mesopotamia Police Station
on Monday, 1st February, 1954, from S
a.m. to 12 noon and from 1 p.m. to 5
p.m.


BYE-ELECTION.

The Clerk will be attending at the
Clerk's Office on the 8th February, 1954,
between the hours of 9 a.m. and 12
noon, for the purpose of taking nomiin-
tions to fill the vacancy on the Port
Elizabeth Town Board cre ated by Mr.
Edwin Frederick, he having been absent
from the Colony for more than thirty
(30) days without leave of the Board.
Should :i poll be required it will 1e
taken on Mlonday, tie 15th February,
1954, between the hours of 9 a.m. and
5 p.m.


WILLIAM JACK,
Clerk and Presiding Officer.
uary, 1954. 9th January, 1954.


A. F. JAMES,
Town Clerk.


12th Jan


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SAINT VINCENT.

ATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS,

?1954, No. 5.

S-THE EFFICI NCY DECORATION REGULATIONS.

S (Ga2:-tted 19th January, 1954.)

1. Short title. These Regulations may be cited as the Efficiency
Decoration Regulations, 1953.

2. Award of Decoration. The Efficiency Decoration and Clasps are
awarded to an officer for long and meritorious service of proved capacity in Her
Majesty's Authorised Auxiliary Military Forces of the Commonwealth* (or their
Reserves) and are governed by the Royal Warrant dated 17th November 1952,t as
amended.

3. (1) Commissioned Officers. Commissioned officers of the Saint
Vincent Volunteer Force or their Reserves who on or after the 23rd September,
1930, have completed the requisite period of qualifying service as hereinafter
ce3fined shall be eligible for the Decoration and Clasps.
(2) In cases where qualifying service terminated prior to the 3rd September,
1930, an officer must have completed 20 years efficient service in accordance with
regulations then in force.
(3) In cases where qualifying service terminated on or after the 3rd
September, 1939, an officer must have completed 12 years voluntary continuous
efficient service as defined in these regulations.
(4) An officer who has been awarded the Decoration and who completes a
further 6 years continuous efficient qualifying service as defined in these
regulations shall be awarded a Clasp to be attached to the ribbon by which the
Decoration is suspended and for every further period of 3 years qualifying service
under similar conditions an additional Clasp shall be awarded.

*The term "Her Majesty's Authorised Auxiliary Military Forces of the
Commonwealth" means for the purposes of the Efficiency Decoration the
Territorial Army, Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve and the Royal Auxiliary Air
Force in the United Kingdom and Her Majesty's similar forces including
volunteer forces in other territories of the Commonwealth to which attach
similar obligations for training in peace; it excludes the Army Reserve and
suchlike forces. The 'vord "Commonwealth" includes any territories under
Her Majesty's protection.
t See Army Order No. 136 of 1952.
Commissioned Service in West Africa before 3rd September, 1939 will reckon as
twofold qualifying service but any period spent on leave therefrom will reckon
/ only as single qualifying service.







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(5) An officer who has completed 11 years continuous service on or after the
3rd September, 1939, and whose service is terminated on account of disability of a
permanent nature such disability being directly attributable to his service may be
considered for the award of the Decoration.

4. Bar Brooch. The subsidiary title of the Decoration awarded to officers
who complete the requisite period of qualifying service while serving in the
aforesaid Force of Saint Vincent shall be Saint Vincent" and the words "Saint
Vincent shall be inscribed on the bar brooch of the Decoration so awarded.

5. Post Nominals. An officer on whom the Decoration is conferred is
entitled to the addition after his name of the letters E.D."

6. Qualifying Service. Qualifying service is defined and shall be
reckoned as follows :-

COMMISSIONED SERVICE.
A. Commissioned service as described below shall be regarded as qualifying
service, provided that non, of it has been counted as qualifying service
for the grant of other Long Service Decoration, Long Service, Good
Ccnduct or Efficiency Medal or Clasp :-
(i) (n the active list of the Saint Vincent Volunteer Force such service
having been certified as efficient each year by the Officer
Comminuding the Force in accordance with the regulations
governing service in such Force.
(ii) Service in a duly recognized and constituted Officers' Training or
Cadet Corps after attaining the age of 17 years, such service being
reckoned in full if the service and corps are equivalent in status to
those of the Officers' Training Corps (not Cadet Corps) in Great
Britain.
(iii) Eervice in Reserves to the aforesaid force of Saint Vincent but only
such commissioned service as may have been rendered while those
lReserves performed annual training equivalent to that normally
carrie:l cut by their parent force provided the officer concerned
also performed such training, and that such service has been
certified each ylar as efficient as defined in the regulations of such
Force.
The term '" Ter Majesty's Authorised Auxiliary Military Forces of the
Commonwealth" means for the purposes of the Efficiency Decoration the
Territorial !Army, Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve and the Royal Auxiliary Air
Force il the United Kingdom and Her Majesty's similar forces including
volunteer flo'ces in other territories of the Commonwealth to which attach
similarr obliia.Jons for training in peace; it excludes the Army Reserve and
suchlike forces. The word "Commonwealth" includes any territories under
Ho- Majesty's protection.
t See Army Order No. 136 of 1952.
Commissioned Service in West Africa before 3rd September, 1939 will reckon as
twofold qualifying service but any period spent on leave therefrom will reckon
only as single qualifying service.








(iv) Service in Her Majesty's other Auxiliary Military Forces of the
Commonwealth including their Reserves and associated Cadet or
Officers' Training Corps, such service in every case having been
qualifying service in accordance with the regulations under the
Royal Warrant of the 17th November, 1952, and applicable to the
Force in which or with whose Reserves or associated Cadet of
Officers' Training Corps the service was rendered.

OTHER RANK AND CADET SERVICES.
E. Half of any time during which an officer may have served, after attaining
the age of 17 years, on the active list:-
(i) in the ranks of the Saint Vincent Volunteer Force, or in any of
Her Majesty's Auxiliary Military Forces of the Commonwealth (including
their Reserves) ; or
(ii) in the ranks of a Cadet Corps, or as a Cadet in the Officers'
Training Corps; provided that as a cadet he was required to undergo
supervised military training and to attain annually a certain standard
of military efficiency.

WAR SERVICE.
C. (i) An officer who was serving in the Saint Vincent Volunteer Force
or their Reserve on the 2nd September, 1939, and who was embodied
or called out for service on or after that date will reckon as double
his service between the date on which he was embodied or called
out and the date on which he was released from embodiment. (No
service subsequent to the 7th April, 1949, may count as double
qualifying service). A period of 2 months or more efficient
embodied service between 2nd September, 1939, and 7th April,
1949, occurring in any calendar year reckoned from the 1st January
will be allowed to count as the equivalent of efficient service for
that year.
(ii) Commissioned service during the period 4th August, 1914, to 31st
December, 1921, and/or 2nd September, 1939, to the 7th April, 1949,
(inclusive) in the Royal Navy, the Regular Army, the Royal Air
Force or any other Permanent Force of the Commonwealth,
provided that the officer was granted such commission between
the 4th August, 1914, and the 11th November, 1918, and/or between
the 2nd September, 1939, and 15th August, 1945, (inclusive) and

* The term "Her Majesty's Authoriead Auxiliary Military Forces of the
Commonwealth" means for the purposes of the Efficiency Decoration the
Territcrial Army, Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve and the Royal Auxiliary Air
Force in the United Kingdom and Her Majesty's similar forces including
volunteer forces in other territories of the Commonwealth to which attach
similar obligations for training in peace; it excludes the Army Reserve and
suchlike forces. The word "Commonwealth" includes any territories under
Her Majesty's protection.
t See Army Order No. 136 of 1952.
Commissioned Service in West Africa before 3rd September, 1939 will reckon cs
twofold qualifying service but any period spent on leave therefrom will reckon
only as single qualifying service









subsequently was commissioned into the Saint Vincent Volunteer
Force within six months of disembodiment will count as single
qualifying service.
(iii) An officer who was serving in the ranks of any of Her Majesty's
Auxiliary Military Forces on the 2nd September, 1939, and was
embodied or called out for service on or after that date and was
subsequently commissioned in any such force may reckon his
-'mbodied service in the ranks as single qualifying service.
(iv) Any period during which an officer of the Saint Vincent Volunteer
Force was relegated to unemployment between the 2nd September,
1939, and the 7th April, 1949, otherwise than at his own request, or
for redundancy or inefficiency, will count as single qualifying
service.
(v) Service in the ranks of the Royal Navy, the Regular Army, the
Royal Air Force or any other Permanent Force of the
Commonwealth during the period from the 4th August, 1914, to
the 31st December, 1921, and/or from the 2nd September, 1939, to
the 1st November, 1947, (inclusive), provided that the individual
was commissioned into the Saint Vincent Volunteer Force within
C months of disembodiment shall count as half qualifying service.

CONTINUITY OF SERVICE.
D. Service qualifying for the Decoration must be continuous excspt:-
(i) that service in different Auxiliary Military Forces not of the same
territory of the Commonwealth shall be deemed to be continuous
if any break in service occurring between service in one such force
and another does not exceed 12 months;
(ii) that service in the aforesaid forces of Saint Vincent shall be
deemed to be continuous if any break in service is not due to the
individual's own request or to his own fault and does not exceed 12
months;
(iii) that the periods when the individual is resident in a foreign
country or any territory of the Commonwealth where there are no
Auxiliary Military forces shall not be deemed to constitute a break
in service provided that he rejoins such a force within 6 months of
his arrival in a Commonwealth territory where such a force exists;

* The ter:n "Her Majesty's Authoriied Auxiliary Military Forces of the
Commonwealth" means for the purposes of the Efficiency Decoration the
Territorial Army, Royal Navy Volunteer R'serve and the Royal Auxiliary Air
Force in the United Kingdom and Her Majesty's similar forces including
volunteer forces in other territories of the Commonwealth to which attach
similar obligations for training in peace; it excludes the Army Reserve and
suchlike forces. The word Commonwealth" includes any territories under
HrL Majesty's protection.
t See Army Order No. 136 of 1952,
Commissioned Service in West Africa before 3rd September, 1939 will reckon as
twofold qualifying service but any period spent on leave therefrom will reckon
only as single qualifying service.








(iv) that service in the Royal Navy, the Regular Army, the Royal Air
Force or any other permanent force forming part of Her Majesty's
Forces in any part of the Commonwealth or in the Reserves of
such forces or in the Reserves of any of Her Majesty's Auxiliary
Military Forces in any part of the Commonwealth although
inadmissible as qualifying service (save in the circumstances
hereinbefore described) will not be reckoned as breaking continuity
of service.

7. Applications. Applications for the Decoration should be made in
writing by the Commanding Officer of the Corps of the Volunteer Force in Saint
Vincent (or their Reserves) in which the officer recommended for the Decoration
is or was serving when he completed the period of qualifying service, and should
t, supported by a statement of the officer's service in Form A appended to these
Regulations. Commanding Officers will forward their recommendations through
the usual channel of correspondence to the Governor, accompanied in each case by
a statement certifying that the officer recommended holds (or has held) a
Commission in the Saint Vincent Volunteer Force, that he has completed the
qualifying period of meritorious service, that he is an efficient and thoroughly
capable officer of proved capacity, and that he is in every way deserving of the
Efficiency Decoration.
Applications for Clasps should be dealt with in a similar manner.

8. Grant of Decoration. The Decoration will be awarded on the
authority of the Governor and a notification of its award will be published in the
Gazette. A Register of awards of the Decoration will be kept at the Government
Office.

9. Loss and Replacement. When the Decoration has been lost and it
is desired to replace it a declaration must be made before a magistrate stating the
circumstances under which the loss occurred, and the rank, name and Corps of the
officer to whom the Decoration belonged. This declaration will be forwarded to
the Governor through the usual channel of correspondence in the case of an
officer who is still serving and direct in the case of an officer who has retired. If
the explanation as to loss is considered satisfactory the Decoration will be
replaced on repayment being made by the officer to cover the cost of the
Decoration.

*The term "Her Majesty's Authorised Auxiliary Military Forces of the
Commonwealth" means for the purposes of the Efficiency Decoration the
Territorial Army, Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve and the Royal Auxiliary Air
Force in the United Kingdom and Her Majesty's similar forces including
volunteer forces in other territories of the Commonwealth to which attach
similar obligations for training in peace; it excludes the Army Reserve and
suchlike forces. The word Commonwealth" includes any territories under
Her Majesty's protection.
t See Army Order No. 136 of 1952.
Commissioned Service in West Africa before 3rd September, 1939 will reckon as
twofold qualifying service but any period spent on leave therefrom will reckon
only as single qualifying service.






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10. Forfeiture and Restoration. A recipient of the Decoration who is
convicted of a criminal offence by a Military Court or by the Civil Power, or who is
dismissed or removed from his Corps or Regiment for misconduct shall forfeit the
Decoration unless the Governor shall otherwise direct.
A Decoration forfeited under the preceding Regulations may be restored by
the Governor at his discretion.
A notice of forfeiture or of restoration shall in every case be published in the
Government Gazette.

11. Undress and Service Uniform. In undress and service uniform
when ribbons only are worn, the grant of Clasps will be denoted by the wearing on
the ribbon or a small silver rose or roses, according to the number of Clasps
awarded. The rose or roses will not be worn on the ribbon when the Decoration
itself is worn.

12. Revocation. The Regulations relating to the award of the Efficiency
Decoration made the 10th day of July 1936 and gazetted the 21st day of July 1933
are hereby revoked.

FORM A.

THE EFFICIENCY DECORATION.
(SAINT VINCENT).

S ta tem e n t o f se rv ic e o f ............................................................................................................................................................
of th e ................................................ ....... ....... ........................................... .. C orp s.
N.B.-Service which under the Royal Warrant and the Regulations made
thereunder is to count two-fold or as half qualifying service should be shown in the
first place by the actual dates of such service, but only the equivalent single service
for qualifying purposes should be carried forward as service in the "Total
Qualifying Service column.

Single or Total
Uhal Service qu4!ifying Qualifying Remarks
Unit Rak qualifying t~wo-fold Service
service

From To Froml To I'articulars Years Mths. Days
(War Service
or service in
West Africa)


Total ...


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I certify that the above is a correct statement of the service of .............................................
.............................................. ............................. ......and that his total qualifying service am ounts to
................................................y e a rs................................................m o n th s................................................d a y s.
Date. (Signed)
Adjutant.
(Countersigned)
Officer Commanding.
Corps.

The above statement is to be completed by the Commanding Officer of the
Auxiliary Force in which the period of qualifying service is completed. Where the
period of qualifying service is in more than one Auxiliary Force, the Commanding
Officer signing the statement must satisfy himself that all service reckoned is
qualifying service, and as to the period to be so reckoned.

Made in accordance with the Royal Warrant dated 17th November, 1952 this
28th day of December, 1953.

W. F. COUTTS,
Administrator.
(J 41/1948).

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SPECIAL ARMY ORDER

No. 136.

THE WAR OFFICE 24th November 1952


ROYAL WARRANT

C8/GENERAL/8261 A.O. 136/1952

The Efficiency Decoration

ELIZABETH R.
ELIZABETH THE SECOND, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, Ireland and the
British Dominions beyond the Seas, Queen, Defender of the Faith, to all to whom
these Presents shall come,
Greeting !

WHEREAS His late Majesty, King George V, by a Warrant under His Royal Sign
Manual dated the 23rd day of September, 1930*, was pleased to make, ordain and
establish rules and ordinances for the governance of The Efficiency Decoration,
reserving to Himself, His Heirs and Successors full power of annulling, altering,
abrogating, augmenting, interpreting and dispensing with these rules and
ordinances or any part thereof, by a notification under Royal Sign Manual;

AND WHEREAS the said Royal Warrant was amended by Royal Warrants dated
the 1st day of February, 1940T, the 4th day of April, 1946$, the 8th day of April,
1949, the 8th day of August, 194911, and the 6th day of August, 19511;

AND WHEREAS WE deem it expedient that all the aforesaid Warrants, as well as
the amendments now to be promulgated, should be incorporated in one Warrant;

Now THEREFORE WE do hereby declare that the rules and ordinances contained
in the said Warrants dated the 23rd day of September, 1930, the 1st day of
February, 1940, the 4th day of April, 1946, the 8th day of April, 1949, the 8th day of
August, 1949, and the 6th day of August, 1951, shall be abrogated, cancelled and
annulled and we are pleased to make, ordain and establish the following rules and
ordinances in substitution for the same, which shall henceforth be inviolably
observed and kept :-
Firstly.-It is ordained that the Decoration shall be styled and designated
"The Efficiency Decoration and shall consist of an oak wreath in silver tied with
gold, having in the centre the Royal Cypher and Crown in gold.

Army Order 185 of 1930.
t Army Order 19 of 1940.
Army Order 52 of 1946.
Army Order 48 of 1949.
1 Army Order 98 of 1949.
t Not published by the War Office.









Secondly.-It is ordained that the Decoration shall be worn suspended on the
left breast from a silver bar-brooch by a green riband one inch and a half in width,
with a yellow stripe down the centre.
Thirdly.-It is ordained that the Decoration shall in all cases bear a subsidiary
title to denote whether at the time the recipient qualified for the award of the
Decoration he was serving in Our Territorial Army or in one of Our other Auxiliary
Military Forces, that is to say in an Auxiliary Military Force in any of Our Colonies
or a territory under Our protection, or within any other part of Our Dominions,
Our Government whereof shall desire to take part in the grant of the award, or
within any territory under Our protection administered by Us in such Government;
such subsidiary title being specified in the regulations hereinafter mentioned and
inscribed on the bar-brooch of the Decoration.
Fourthly.-It is ordained that the Decoration may be worn by Us, Our Heirs
and Successors, Queens and Kings Regnant of Great Britain, Ireland and the
British Dominions beyond the Seas; and that it shall be competent for Us, Our
Heirs and Successors, to confer at Our Pleasure the Decoration upon any Princes or
Princesses of the Blood Royal.
Fifthly.-It is ordained that the Decoration shall be conferred on duly qualified
commissioned officers of Our Territorial Army and of any of Our other Auxiliary
Military Forces in any of Our Colonies or a territory under Our protection, or
within any other part of Our Dominions, Our Government whereof shall desire to
take part in the grant of the award, or within any territory under Our protection
administered by Us in such Government.
It is further ordained that the Decoration shall hb conferred on duly qualified
commissioned officers of Our former Auxiliary Territorial Service and that the
provisions of this Our Warrant so far as they relate to officers of Our Territorial
Army shall apply to Oincers of Our former Auxiliary Territorial Service.
Sixthly.-It is ordained that the period of service requisite to qualify for the
Decoration shall be twenty years' commissioned service, which shall not necessarily
Le continuous, on the c.tive list of any of Our Auxiliary Military Forces of Our
Ccmmonvealth, except Our Territorial Army, Our iJ w Zealand Territorial Force
and the .?uthorised Volunteer Forces in Our Colonies and territories under Our
protection (herein.fcr referred to c: Our Colonial Volunter Forces), and shall be
twelve years' continuous efficient commissioned service on the active list of Our
Territorial Army, Our New Zealand Territorial Force or Our Colonial Volunteer
Forces, subject to such conditions as may be laid down in the regulations
hereinafter mentiornd, provided always that in the case of recipients of The
Volunteer Officers' Decoration, The Territorial Decoration and The Colonial
Auxiliary Forces Officers' Decoration no period of service rewarded by any of the
Decorations aforesaid shall be reckoned as qualifying service for The Efficiency
Decoration.
Seventhly.-It is ordained that commissioned service rendered wholly in one
of the aforesaid forces; or partly in Our Territorial Army or Our Colonial Volunteer
Forces, partly in one or more of Our other Auxiliary Military Forces of Our
Commonwealth, or partly in Our Naval or Air Auxiliary or Volunteer Forces of Our
Commonwealth as may be defined in the regulations hereinafter mentioned shall
reckon as qualifying service for the Decoration subject to such conditions as may
be laid down in the regulations hereinafter mentioned.
It is further crdained that commissioned service rendered in Categories A and
B of Our former Supplementary Reserve of Officers or in Categories S.R.I(A) and






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S.R.II(A) of Our former Supplementary Reserve of Officers as reconstituted in 1948
or in Categories E.R.I(A) and E.R.II(A) of Our Army Emergency Reserve of
Officers shall, in the case of a commissioned officer serving on the active list of Our
Territorial Army, reckon ts qualifying service for the Decoration subject to such
conditions as may be laid down in the regulations hereinafter mentioned, and
provided that such time shall not have been, and shall not be, reckoned as
qualifying service towards The Army Emergency Reserve Decoration or Clasps to
that award, or any similar awards.
Eighthly.-It is ordained that half the time served on the active list in the
ranks of the forces specified in the Sixth Clause of this Our Warrant shall reckon
as qualifying service for the Decoration, subject to such conditions as may be laid
down in the regulations hereinafter mentioned.
It is further ordained that half the time served in the ranks of Our former
Supplementary reserve or in Categories S.R.I(A) and S.R.II(A) and S.R. III of Our
former Supplementary Reserve as reconstituted in 1948 or in Categories E.R.I(A)
and E.R.II(A) and E.R.III of Our A:my Emergency Reserve shall, in the case of a
commissioned officer serving on the active list of Our Territorial Army, reckon as
qualifying service for the Decoration subject to such conditions as may be laid
down in the regulations hereinafter mentioned and provided that such time shall
not have been, and shall not be reckoned as qualifying service for The Army
Emergency Reserve Decoration or Clasps to that award, or any similar awards.
Ninthly.-It is ordained that half the time spent after the age of 17 years in
the ranks of a Cadet Force or as a cadet in an Officers' Training Corps, as defined
in the regulations hereinafter mentioned, shall reckon as qualifying service for the
Decoration subject to such conditions as may be laid down in the regulations
hereinafter mnentio.ed.
Tenthly.-It i ordained that such war service as may be defined from time to
time in the regulations, hereinafter mentioned shall reckon as two-fold qualifying
service, or as single qualifying service, or as half qualifying service towards the
total service required as aforesaid, and that war service not so defined shall not
reckon as qualifying service.
Eleventhly.-It is ordained that service on the permanent staff of any of the
aforesaid forces by members of Our permanent forces of Our Commonwealth, or
service in a Reserve or Auxiliary Force involving a liability for service only and no
liability for training in peace, shall not reckon as qualifying service for the
Decoration.
Tzwelfthly.-It is ordained that service shall not be reckoned as qualifying
service for The Efficiency Decoration if such service has already been reckoned
towards any Long &Srvice and Good Condust or Efficiency Medal or Clasps except
as provided in the regulations hereinafter mentioned.
Thirteenthly.-It is ordained that officers who have the necessary qualifying
service shall not be awarded the Decoration unless they are recommended by the
Commanding Officer of the unit in which they complete the period of service
requisite to qualify for the Decoration, and are certified by the responsible
military authorities as efficient and thoroughly capable officers in every way
deserving of the Decoration.
Fourteenthly.-It is ordained that service in an honorary capacity of
whatsoever nature shall not reckon as qualifying service towards the award of the
Decoration in the case of commissioned officers of Our Territorial Army or Our
Colonial Volunteer Forces.








Fifteenthly.-It is ordained that a Clasp to be worn on the riband of the
Decoration shall be awarded to duly qualified commissioned officers of Our
Territorial Army, or Our New Zealand Territorial Force, or Our Colonial Volunteer
Forces who, having had the Decoration conferred on them in respect of twelve
years' continuous efficient commissioned service, complete a total of eighteen
years' continuous efficient service, reckoned in accordance with the foregoing
provisions of this Our Warrant, and a further Clasp shall be awarded for each
additional completed period of six years' continuous efficient service reckoned as
aforesaid.

It is further ordained that the Closp to be worn on the riband of the Decoration
shall be awarded to commissioned officers of Our Colonial Volunteer Forces, who,
having had the Decoration conferred upon them in respect of twenty years' service
which was noL necessarily continuous, complete a further six years' continuous
efficient service reckoned in accordance with the foregoing provisions of this Our
Warrant, and a further clasp shall be awarded for each additional completed
period of six years' continuous efficient service reckoned as aforesaid.
Sixteenthly.-It is ordained that the Decoration shall not confer any individual
precedence but shall entitle the recipient, if an officer of Our Territorial Army, to
the addition after his name of the letters T.D." and, if an officer of one of the
other Auxiliary Military Forces of Our Commonwealth, to the addition after his
name of the letters E.D.".

Seventeenthly.-It is ordained that reproductions of the Decoration and Clasps
in miniature, which may be worn on certain occasions by those upon whom the
Decoration or one or more Clasps have been conferred, shall be half the size of The
Efficiency Decoration and Clasps respectively, and that a Sealed Pattern of the said
miniature Decoration shall be deposited and kept in the Central Chancery of Our
Orders of Knighthood.

Eighteenthly.-It is ordained that the names of those upon whom the
Decoration or one or more Clasps are conferred shall be published and a Register
thereof kept in the manner prescribed in the regulations hereinafter mentioned.

Nineteenthly.-It is ordained that it shall be competent for Us, Our Heirs and
Successors, by an Order under Our Sign Manual on a recommendation to that
effect by or through Our Secretary of State for War to cancel and annul, in respect
of any person upon whom the Decoration or one or more Clasps has been conferre.i
for service in Our Territorial Army, the award of The Efficiency Decoration or one
or more Clasps and that thereupon his name in the Register shall be erased, but
that it shall be competent for Us, Our Heirs and Successors to restore the
Decoration or one or more Clasps when such recommendation has been withdrawn;
provided that such powers shall be exercised by the Governors or Officers
administering the Government, as the case may be, of Our respective Colonies or
territories under Our protection, or by the Governor-General of any of Our
Dominions, Our Government whereof shall so desire, on the recommendation of
the appropriate Minister of State, or by the appropriate Minister of State, or within
any territory under Our protection administered by Us in such Government, in
relation to the Auxiliary Military Forces within their respective jurisdiction.

Twentiethly.-It is ordained that the Decoration or one or more Clasps shall
be conferred under such regulations as to grant, forfeiture, restoration, and other
matters, in amplification of this Our Warrant as may, with Our approval signified







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through one of Our Principal Secretaries of State, be issued from time to time by
Our Army Council in regard to Our Territorial Army, or as may with Our approval
be issued by the Governors or Officers administering the Government, as the case
may be, of Our respective Colonies or territories under Our protection, in relation to
the Auxiliary Military Forces within their respective jurisdiction, or by the
appropriate Minister of State in any of Our Dominions, Our Government whereof
shall so desire, ci within any territory under Our protection administered by Us in
such Government.
Lastly.-We reserve to Ourself, Our Heirs and Successors, full power of
annulling, abrogating, augmenting, interpreting or dispensing with these rules
and ordinances, or any part thereof, by a notification under Our Sign Manual.

Given at Our Court at St. James's, this 17th day of November one thousand
nine hundred and fifty-two, in the first year of Our Reign.

By Her Majesty's Command,

ANTHONY HEAD.






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STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.

1954, No. 6.


IMPORTATION OF ANIMALS (DISEASES PREVENTION)

(GRENADA) REVOCATION ORDER.


(Gazetted 19th January, 1954.)


1. Short title. This Order may be cited as the Importr. ion of Animals
(Diseases Prevention) (Grenada) Revocation Order, 1954.

2. Revocation. The Importation of Animals (Diseases Prevention)
(Grenada) Order 1953 (S.R. & 0. 1953 No. 46) is hereby revoked.




Made by the Governor-in-Council under section 3 of the Importation of Animals
(Diseases Prevention) Ordinance 1953 (No. 2 of 1933) this 8th day of January, 1954.
A. L. SAMUEL,
Clerk of Executive Council.
(M 2/1952).

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