Tag archive for ‘ministry of justice’
By The Publisher On Friday, May 28th, 2021

Is function book saga finally coming to an end?

PHILIPSBURG — State Secretary Raymond Knops spoke during his visit to St. Maarten with Justice Minister Anna Richardson and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs about the worrisome situation at the police force More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 22nd, 2021

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 Saturday, April 11th, 2020

Committee exasperated about lack of progress at the prison

PHILIPSBURG – The justice ministry does not have a grip on the detention facilities in St. Maarten. “The ministry has not freed up capacity for it and it is functioning badly. That hinders the prison management More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, April 11th, 2020

Progress Committee: justice ministry is not in control

PHILIPSBURG – The Progress Committee writes in its 36th report that the situation at the prison still leaves much to be desired – to put it mildly. The report covers the last quarter of 2019, though the More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Inspector Ketura Brown appointed as Acting Secretary General

PHILIPSBURG — Police Inspector Ketura Brown has been appointed as the Acting Secretary General for the Ministry of Justice. Justice Minister Egbert Doran in announcing the appointment stated that this comes More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Travelers beware: cross-border money transports-law in effect

PHILIPSBURG – The ministry of justice announced in a press release that amendments to the national ordinance on the obligation to report cross-border money transports took effect on July 30. However, according More...

By The Publisher On Monday, March 25th, 2019

Security installations progressing at Point Blanche Prison

SINT MAARTEN (POINT BLANCHE) – Repair works at the Point Blanche Prison is steadily progressing with the security installations presently taking place. Caribbean Engineering & Consultancy Company (CECC), More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Almost 150 critical vacancies at justice ministry

PHILIPSBURG — The Ministry of Justice has 144 critical vacancies, Minister Cornelius de Weever told the Central Committee of Parliament on Wednesday evening. The majority of those vacancies are at the police More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Two arrested in “Albacore” investigation; more expected

PHILIPSBURG — Two suspects, J.L.La P. (41) and M.J.P. (42) were arrested this morning on charges of bribery in an investigation dubbed “Albacore”. This investigation is being conducted by the National More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

No money: Ministry scraps Department of Judicial Services

PHILIPSBURG – The financial situation of the Ministry of Justice is “alarming” former Minister of Justice Rafael Boasman writes in a national decree dated January 12, the Friday before the interim-government More...

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