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Tag archive for ‘court ruling’
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
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A flawed verdict highlighted

In September, GEBE, first alone and then together with the members of its supervisory board, filed  lawsuits against the company’s shareholder Country St. Maarten based on tort. More specifically, because Country More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
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Curacao violates constitution by excluding same-sex couples from marriage, court rules

WILLEMSTAD — By maintaining that marriage is only possible between a man and a woman is unlawful and in doing so, the government of Curacao violates article 3 of the constitution (the equality-principle), More...

By The Publisher On Monday, May 10th, 2021
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Justice Minister has 4 weeks to take decision in police officers cases

PHILIPSBURG — On Monday, May 10, 2021, the court decided in 11 police officers’ cases to allow the present Minister of Justice four weeks from that day to take a decision on a settlement agreement that More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, May 8th, 2021
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Court snubs Pro Soualiga Foundation

PHILIPSBURG — The Pro Soualiga Foundation initiated a “completely redundant” lawsuit against the State of the Netherlands, the Court in First Instance ruled on Friday, adding that the foundation does More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 29th, 2021
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Judge quashes American court ruling about lease-planes dispute

PHILIPSBURG -- The court in Philipsburg does not acknowledge a ruling from the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma that ordered the operator of a local air ambulance company, to pay More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 22nd, 2021
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Justice ministry loses another immigration case in court

PHILIPSBURG — Not even a week after the Ministry of Justice and its Immigration Department suffered a defeat in court for incorrectly denying a residence permit to an applicant holding a director’s license, More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 30th, 2020
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Dismissal Prison Director ruled unreasonable

PHILIPSBURG – Justice Minister Egbert Doran was “unreasonable” when he decided to fire Pointe Blanche Prison Director Alwin Keli per March 24, 2020. The Court in First Instance ruled on November 20 that the More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, June 21st, 2020
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Minister of Justice reacts to Court ruling and Van Dam motion

PHILIPSBURG — On Friday, June 19, 2020, the Court of First Instance returned with a decision after reviewing a petition filed by 37 inmates and their attorneys against the Government of St. Maarten and the More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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Embezzling former courthouse branch manager has to pay back more than $1 million

PHILIPSBURG – The suspension and subsequent dismissal of the former branch manager of the courthouse in St. Maarten, Maritsa James-Christina, is justified, the Common Court of Justice said in a ruling dated January More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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St. Maarten appeals dump-ruling

PHILIPSBURG – St. Maarten has appealed the court ruling that orders the government to complete the Fire Suppression Plan for the dump by May 1, 2020. On July 26, the court ruled that the country has to pay a More...






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