Tag archive for ‘Parliament of St. Maarten’
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Chairlady of Parliament cancels meeting with State Secretary Knops

~ Chairlady of Parliament cancels meeting with State Secretary Knops due to confirmed none attendance of a majority of factions ~ PHILIPSBURG — “In order to avoid any embarrassment in front of the State More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 26th, 2018

Parliament seeks advice on dissolution decree

PHILIPSBURG – The Parliament will ask the Council of Advice for a legal opinion about the constitutionality of the November 10 decree to dissolve the Parliament, to call elections for February 26, and to install More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Parliament approves Integrity Chamber law

PHILIPSBURG – With 9 votes to 3, the Parliament approved the national ordinance Integrity Chamber on Wednesday afternoon, thus paving the way for the release of €550 million in Dutch funding for the reconstruction More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Integrity Chamber Law and Border Control Motions to be followed up on by Parliament

Philipsburg — The President of Parliament, Sarah Wescot-Williams has requested the Government of St. Maarten to submit to the Parliament the draft Integrity Chamber ordinance and all documentation pertaining More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 5th, 2017

Members of Parliament participate in Masterclass

PHILIPSBURG — In a press release issued Sunday, November 5th, 2017, the Parliament of Sint Maarten announced that on Friday, November 3, several Members of Parliament participated in a Masterclass on “The More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

The next step

The Parliament of “Country St. Maarten” convened a meeting on Thursday to debate the unilateral appointment by the Dutch of a quartermaster for the non-existing Integrity Chamber. To refresh your memory this More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 27th, 2017

Marlin: “Charge Audit Chamber with integrity investigations”

GREAT BAY – The government is considering an alternative to the Integrity Chamber, Prime Minister William Marlin said yesterday afternoon during a meeting of Parliament about the controversial appointment of Dutch More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 31st, 2016

Credentials approved, governor administers oath of office today

GREAT BAY – The last meeting of the outgoing parliament began – for a change – exactly at 10 a.m. last Friday morning, though two members were missing in action at the beginning of the meeting. Governor Holiday More...