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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on, June 11, 2019.

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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Continuation Plenary Public session on Friday

Welcome to the Parliament of Sint Maarten

Through this website you can find information about the Parliament of Sint Maarten, how Parliament functions and which are the parliamentary activities that are taking place.

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To be eligible for membership of Parliament, a person must be a resident of Sint Maarten, a Dutch national, have attained the age of eighteen years and whose right to vote has not been taken away. After the results of the election are established by the main voting bureau, the elected Members present their credentials to Parliament. Read more...

Parliament Meetings 

There are different types of meetings: Public meetings, Central Committee meetings, meetings of the Permanent and Ad Hoc Committees. All meetings of Parliament are open to the public unless it is considered necessary, or requested by at least four members, to hold the meeting behind closed doors. Meetings are usually transmitted live via radio, television and internet. Read more...

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Postponement Continuation Plenary Public session of Parliament about the advice on the installation and composition of Committees of Parliament and Committees of the Latin American Parliament (Parlatino)

The Continuation Public meeting no. 1 to be held today Friday, October 11, 2019 at 10:20 hrs with as agenda points: Incoming documents Advice regarding the installation and composition of

Plenary Public session of Parliament about the draft national ordinance to amend the Penal Code, the draft national ordinance to establish a new Code of Criminal Procedure and the draft national ordinance to amend Book 2 of the Civil Code

The House of Parliament will sit in a Plenary Public session on Friday, October 11, 2019. The Public meeting is scheduled for 11.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of

Continuation Plenary Public session of Parliament about the advice on the installation and composition of Committees of Parliament and Committees of the Latin American Parliament (Parlatino)

The House of Parliament will sit in a Plenary Public session on, October 11, 2019. The Public meeting which was adjourned on October 7, 2019 will be reconvened on Friday

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the Proposal by Member of Parliament Rolando Brison to conduct a Parliamentary inquiry into Mullet Bay

The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on, October 10, 2019. The Central Committee meeting is scheduled for Thursday at 10.00 hrs. in the General Assembly

Plenary Public session of Parliament about the recent IMF criticism of the CFT and review of the Kingdom Law Financial supervision against the backdrop of St. Maarten’s economic development

The House of Parliament will sit in a Plenary Public session on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. The Public meeting is scheduled for 14.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of

Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament about discussion on the developments surrounding the election in light of the recent resignation of the members of the Central Voting Bureau

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Plenary Public session on Thursday, October 3, 2019. The Public meeting is scheduled for 14.00 hrs. in the

Continuation Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding the Dump fumes and the health hazards this carries

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Plenary Public meeting on September 27, 2019. The Public meeting which was adjourned on September 13, 2019 will

Parliament elects its new Chairperson and its 1st and 2nd Vice-Chairperson

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Parliament of Sint Maarten elected its new Chairperson and its 1st and 2nd Vice-Chairperson of Parliament in its urgent Public meeting no. 35 on Wednesday,

Continuation Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament about state of affairs at the Princess Juliana International Airport

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Plenary Public session on, September 26, 2019. The Public meeting which was adjourned on August 16, 2019 will

Continuation Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament about state of affairs of the education facilities, education in general and the Education Care Center

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in an urgent Plenary Public session on, September 25, 2019. The Public meeting which was adjourned on August 26, 2019

Parliament redesigned website launched

This redesigned website offers quick and easy access to essential information and features while offering a more comprehensive understanding of the structure and organization of the Parliament of Sint Maarten.

Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding the Dump fumes and the health hazards this carries

Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding the Dump fumes and the health hazards this carriesThe House of Parliament will sit in an Urgent Plenary Public meeting on September 13,

Public Meeting No. 2 Cont.

Agenda Points for this meeting are:

  1. Ontwerp van Landsverordening tot wijziging van het Wetboek van Strafrecht in verband met het doorvoeren van enkele dringende internationale verplichtingen (IS/1165/2018-2019 d.d. 12 juni 2019) (Zittingsjaar 2018-2019-128)
  2. Ontwerp van Landsverordening houdende vaststelling van een nieuw Wetboek van Strafvordering (Wetboek van Strafvordering) (IS/1189/2018-2019 d.d. 19 juni 2019) (Zittingsjaar 2018-2019-129)
  3. Ontwerp van Landsverordening tot wijziging Boek 2 Burgerlijk Wetboek (Herzieningslandsverordening Boek 2 BW) (IS/1190/2018-2019 d.d. 19 juni 2019) (Zittingsjaar 2018-2019-130)