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Tag archive for ‘legislation’
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 28th, 2021
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Financial Intelligence Unit’s powers are regulated by law

PHILIPSBURG — In the first quarter of 2025 St. Maarten will be evaluated by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF). “We should have started with the preparations last year but unfortunately we More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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State of emergency legislation makes sense ~ lack of money does not

PHILIPSBURG – When conspiracy theorists and self-proclaimed scientists come out of the woodwork with an opinion about this, that, or the other, it is time to pay attention. This is, for instance, the case with More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 18th, 2020
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Eileen Healy: “Not enough money for mental health care and lack of legislation”

PHILIPSBURG — The 2020 budget for the Mental Health Foundation from SZV is Naf 5,455,424. During the meeting with Parliament on Monday morning, November 17, former interim director of MHF Eileen Healy stated More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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“Public statement is a blemish on the whole Kingdom”

PHILIPSBURG – The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) issued a public statement against St. Maarten during its fiftieth plenary meeting in Antigua last week. This is due to the country’s failure to More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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MP Brison submits legislation to facilitate sale of UTS Shares

~ Says dilution of shares could rob country of millions ~ PHILIPSBURG -- United St. Maarten Party Member of Parliament Rolando Brison has initiated a draft national ordinance that would facilitate government with More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Legislation on Health Care to be ready by March

PHILIPSBURG — The legislation for general health insurance is now with the Council of Advice and it is expected to be completed in March. This was announced by the Minister of Health Emile Lee at the weekly More...

By The Publisher On Friday, February 8th, 2019
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CFATF: Anti-money laundering system remains vulnerable

PHILIPSBURG – St. Maarten is the only member of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) that can be considered a risk to the framework of anti-money laundering and the fight against the financing More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Important mission

Prime Minister Marlin is on an important mission to the Netherlands with little hope of success. The Kingdom Council of Ministers is dominated by Dutch ministers and it is hardly likely that more than half of them More...

By Online Editor On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Minister Lee considers consumer-contribution

GREAT BAY – Reform of the healthcare system in a way that makes it financially sustainable is still a work in progress, but financial supervisor Cft has in the meantime reported to the Kingdom Council of Ministers More...







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