Published by Authorit,.
VOL. 86.] SAINT VINCENT, THURSDAY, 14 MAY, 1953. [No. 28.
ARRIVAL OF GOVERNOR OF THE WINDWARD ISLANDS.
With reference to Government Notice No. 211 of 5th May, 1953,
His Excellency EDWARD BETHAM BEETHAM, C.M.G., C.V.O.,
O.B.E., newly appointed Governor of the Windward Islands arrived in
Grenada on the 12th May, 1953 and assumed the administration of the
Government of the Windward Islands, after taking the prescribed Oaths
14th May, 1953.
The Commission appointing EDWARD BETHAM BEETHAM,
Esquire, C.M.G., C.V.O., O.B.E., Governor and Commander-in-Chief
of the Windward Islands and their Dependencies is published here-
A. L. SAMUEL,
for Government Secretary.
14th May, 1953.
148 SAINT VINCENT, THURSDAY, 14 MAY, 1953.-(No. 28).
EDWARD BETHAI BEETHAM, Esquire, C.M.G., C.V.O., O.B.E.,
to be Governor and Commander-in-Chief,
COMMISSION passed under the Royal Sign Manual and Signet
appointing Edward Betham Beetham, Esq., C.M.G., C.V.O.,
O.B.E., to be Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the
Dated 22nd April, 1953.
of E. B..
to be Governor.
29th May, 1948,
-thers to give
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 Our Trusty and Well-
Beloved Edward Betham Beetham, Esquire, Companion of
Our Most Distinguished Order of Sliit Michael and Saint
George, Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, Officer of
Our Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Greeting :
We do, by this Our Commission under Our Sign Manual and
Signet, appoint you, the said Edward Betham Beetham, to be,
during Our pleasure, Governor and Commander-in-Chief in and
over Our Windward Islands, comprising Our Islanids of Grenada,
Saint Vincent, Saint Lucia and Dominica and their Dependencies,
with all the powers, rights, privileges, and advantages to the said
Office belonging or appertaining.
II. And We do hgreby, authorize, empower, and command you
to exercise and perform all and singular the powers and directions
contained in certain Letters Patent under the Great Seal of the
Realm, constituting the Ofice of Governo; and Commander-in-
Chief of the Windward Island',' bearing date at'Westminister the
Twenty-seventh day of August, 191, or in any other Letters
Patent adding to, amending or substituted for the same, or in any
Order or Orders in Our Privy Council relatifig to' the Windward
Islands or to any one or more of such Islands, according to such
Orders and Instructions as Our said Governor and Commander-in-
Chief for the time being hath already received, or as you may
hereafter receive from Us.
III. And further, We do hereby appoint that, so soon as you
shall have taken the prescribed Oaths and hav 'entered upon the
duties of your Office, this Our present Commission shall supersede
the Commission under the Sign Manual and Signet of His Late
Majesty King George the Sixth, bearing date the Twenty-ninth
day of May, 1948, appointing Our Trusty and Well-beloved
Brigadier Robert Duncan Harris Arundell, Companion of Our
Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michiael and Saint George (now
Sir Robert Duncan Harris Arundell, Knight. Commander of Our
said Most Distinguished Order), Officer of Our Most Excellent
Order of the British Empire, to be Governor ahd' Commander-in-
Chief of Our Windward Islands.
IV. And we do hereby command all and singular Our Officers
and loving subjects ,in, Qur $s4d Windward Islands and their
Dependencies, and all others whom it may concern, to take due
notice hereof, and to give their ready obedience accordingly.
Givenpat Our Court at Saint James' this twenty-second day of
April, 1953, in the Second year of Our Reign.
BY HER MAJESTY'S AU ,AND,
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