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.

Admission Members of Parliament 

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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Latest News

Postponement Public meeting of Parliament regarding the status update of Government lease land agreement with Mr. Denisio Wyatte

Postponement Public meeting of Parliament regarding the status update of Government lease land agreement with Mr. Denisio Wyatte Postponement Public meeting of Parliament regarding the status update of Government lease

“It is Sweet to Recycle and Reuse” is this year’s theme for Parliament’s Christmas decoration

“It is Sweet to Recycle and Reuse” is this year’s theme for Parliament’s Christmas decoration “It is Sweet to Recycle and Reuse” is this year’s theme for Parliament’s Christmas decoration

Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding the status update of Government lease land agreement with Mr. Denisio Wyatte

Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding the status update of Government lease land agreement with Mr. Denisio Wyatte Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding the status update of Government lease

Continuation Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the appointment of a Chairman and member of the General Audit Chamber as well as the Initiative National Ordinance amending the General Police Law in connection with the introduction of the ban on the use of plastic bags

Continuation Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the appointment of a Chairman and member of the General Audit Chamber as well as the Initiative National Ordinance amending the General Police

Committee of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sports Affairs of Parliament to meet with the Board of FAVE for discussions about the financial situations of the FAVE school board, Reported dismissals of Teachers, Payments of salaries and vacation allowances, and Reported plans to increase school fee for the 2019-2020 school year

Committee of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sports Affairs of Parliament to meet with the Board of FAVE for discussions about the financial situations of the FAVE school board, Reported dismissals

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the appointment of a Chairman and member of the General Audit Chamber as well as the Initiative National Ordinance amending the General Police Law in connection with the introduction of the ban on the use of plastic bags

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the appointment of a Chairman and member of the General Audit Chamber as well as the Initiative National Ordinance amending the General Police Law

Plenary Public session of Parliament about the status of the financing for the reconstruction of the Princess Juliana International Airport

Plenary Public session of Parliament about the status of the financing for the reconstruction of the Princess Juliana International Airport PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about approval composition delegation and provisions for Members of Parliament to participate in the official celebrations of the 44th anniversary of Saba Day

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about approval composition delegation and provisions for Members of Parliament to participate in the official celebrations of the 44th anniversary of Saba Day PHILIPSBURG, Sint

Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament about Examination of credentials and admission of Members of Parliament

Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament about Examination of credentials and admission of Members of Parliament PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in an Urgent Plenary

Urgent Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations meeting of Parliament about discussion on ratified dates for IPKO and Tripartite Curaçao January 2020

Urgent Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations meeting of Parliament about discussion on ratified dates for IPKO and Tripartite Curaçao January 2020 Urgent Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs

Parliament Art Display

Parliament Art Display As of October 16, 2019, Parliament has been showcasing paintings by local artists of the Art Craft Café Foundation PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Art Craft Café Foundation is

Continuation Central Committee meeting of Parliament regarding the current financial status of SZV and the revenue losses post-hurricanes Irma and Maria 

Continuation Central Committee meeting of Parliament regarding the current financial status of SZV and the revenue losses post-hurricanes Irma and Maria  PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Central

Py19-20 Central Committee Meeting #10

Agenda Points for this meeting are:

  1. Advice on appointment Chairperson General Audit Chamber (IS/210/2019-2020 dated October 29, 2019)
  2. Advice onappointment member General Audit Chamber (IS/277/2019-2020 dated November 8, 2019)
  3. Initiatieflandsverordening tot wijziging van de Algemene Politiekeur (AB 2013, GT no. 42) in verband met de invoering van het verbod op gebruik van plastic tasjes (IS/900/2017-2018 d.d. 30 augustus 2019) (ZJ 2017-2018-117)