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Tag archive for ‘court ruling’
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...

By The Publisher On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Dump lawsuit set for ruling on July 26

PHILIPSBURG – The court case against country St. Maarten and the manager of the landfill, Robelto&Son is near its conclusion. The plaintiffs, Barbara Cannegieter, attorney Camiel Koster and his law office More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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Insurance matters

By Hilbert Haar Anybody who has ever insured a car on our island on the French side knows one thing for sure: those insurances are much more expensive than the ones on the Dutch side. The reason for this price More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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Limited insurance coverage invalid on the French side, court rules

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice has ordered insurance company Nagico to pay close to $499,000 to a local company for a traffic accident that took place in 2000 on the French side. The court ruled More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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MP Brownbill’s attempt to evade prosecution fails

PHILIPSBURG –Member of Parliament Chanel Brownbill has made an attempt to prevent that he would be dragged into court for tax fraud, but a ruling from the Common Court of Justice of December 20 of last year, published More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
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Search at Central Bank was not unlawful, court rules

WILLEMSTAD – The Court in First Instance confirmed last week that the Common Court of Justice did not give permission for a search at the Central Bank in Willemstad on October 6. However, the court also ruled More...







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