The Motion of No Confidence

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In general a Motion is a question or issue put to a vote in Parliament expressing its position on a particular topic or issue, its feelings or view, a desire or an instruction of Parliament on any particular subject. A Motion must be submitted in writing, signed by the presenter and must be seconded by at least 2 other members, before it can be debated More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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FORMATION, SCREENING, APPOINTMENT and DISMISSAL OF MINISTERS

On February 26, 2018, a “snap” election will take place. Voters are called to cast their vote to elect 15 Parliamentarians. According to the Constitution of St. Maarten, Parliament has the task to approve concept More...

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By webadmin On Saturday, January 6th, 2018
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CHALLENGES in our PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM

There are significant differences between countries in the way in which the Legislative and the Executive Branches are elected and structured. There are three main groups of democratic systems. A Presidential system A More...

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By webadmin On Saturday, December 16th, 2017
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DEMOCRACY and TRIAS POLITICA

The concept of a Democratic system of government and the Trias Politica philosophy is quite old. The term  “Trias Politica” or “Separation of powers” is widely acknowledged to be linked More...

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By webadmin On Saturday, December 16th, 2017
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ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE LEGAL REVIEW COMMITTEE

PHILIPSBURG — The Legal Review Committee is a group of 5 lawyers who will be providing you the reader with objective, non-partisan and informative articles concerning legal matters. The information is based More...