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

The Parliament of Sint Maarten marked an historical event by hosting the Opening of the Parliamentary Year 2020-2021 in a virtual setting

The Parliament of Sint Maarten marked an historical event by hosting the Opening of the Parliamentary Year 2020-2021 in a virtual setting PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Central Committee meeting of Parliament regarding the advice on appointment of members of the General Audit Chamber

Central Committee meeting of Parliament regarding the advice on appointment of members of the General Audit Chamber PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Central

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about update and further elucidation on the Cft’s advice regarding financial support needed for Sint Maarten as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, financial alternatives for Sint Maarten, and an explanation from the Cft as to under which authority they currently operate

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about update and further elucidation on the Cft’s advice regarding financial support needed for Sint Maarten as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, financial alternatives

Erwin Romney Recipient of the President of Parliament Award 2020

Erwin Romney Recipient of the President of Parliament Award 2020 PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Erwin Romney was awarded the President of Parliament Award 2020. A youth is awarded annually the

As of September 2, 2020, the Parliament of Sint Maarten has been showcasing paintings created by Ms. Tessel Verheij.

As of September 2, 2020, the Parliament of Sint Maarten has been showcasing paintings created by Ms. Tessel Verheij. PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten - Tessel, born in Zandvoort, The Netherlands became fascinated

Joint Press Conference Parliaments of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten

Joint Press Conference Parliaments of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten - On Monday, September 7, 2020 the Parliaments of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten will be hosting

Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament about the position of the Parliaments Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten regarding the Caribbean reform entity (CRE)

Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament about the position of the Parliaments Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten regarding the Caribbean reform entity (CRE) PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten - The House of

Continuation urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding a status update on the SSRP, the assistance programs of the SSRP and the Covid-19 liquidity assistance from the Netherlands and the conditions tied to this assistance

Continuation urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding a status update on the SSRP, the assistance programs of the SSRP and the Covid-19 liquidity assistance from the Netherlands and the

Central Committee meeting of Parliament regarding the National Ordinance rectifying a technical omission in the National Ordinance of June 26, 2017 amending the Sanctions National Ordinance to implement recommendation 6 of the Financial Action Task Force without delay to implement the restrictive measures and some technical legal adjustments

Central Committee meeting of Parliament regarding the National Ordinance rectifying a technical omission in the National Ordinance of June 26, 2017 amending the Sanctions National Ordinance to implement recommendation 6

*** Notice ***- Committee of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (CVSA) 04 Postponed

*** Notice ***- Committee of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (CVSA) 04 Postponed The Public meeting to be held today, Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 12.00 hrs. with as

Notice – Public Meeting no. 35 Postponed

Notice - Public Meeting no. 35 Postponed The Public meeting to be held today, Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at 11.00 hrs with as agenda point: Discussion on Constitutional Affairs in

Plenary Public session of Parliament about discussion on Constitutional Affairs in connection with written questions to the Prime Minister on the decolonization process of the Dutch islands

Plenary Public session of Parliament about discussion on Constitutional Affairs in connection with written questions to the Prime Minister on the decolonization process of the Dutch islands PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten

Py20-21 Public Meeting #1

Agenda point for this meeting is:

1)Discussion with the Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten concerning the banks extending further moratoriums to their consumers and other measures to ease the hardship faced in the community as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

2) Advice on appointment member General Audit Chamber (IS/1150/2019-2020 dated August 4, 2020)