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

Public meeting of Parliament regarding the National ordinance establishing the annual accounts for Sint Maarten for the financial year 2015

Public meeting of Parliament regarding the National ordinance establishing the annual accounts for Sint Maarten for the financial year 2015 PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten - The House of Parliament will sit

Urgent Public meeting of Parliament regarding the short and medium-term financial socio-economic outlook and solutions for St. Maarten 

Urgent Public meeting of Parliament regarding the short and medium-term financial socio-economic outlook and solutions for St. Maarten  PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten - The House of Parliament will sit in an

Press Notice 

Press Notice  PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Solemn Public meeting of Parliament commemorating the Tenth Anniversary of the attainment of Country Status of Sint Maarten within the Kingdom of the

Solemn Public meeting of Parliament commemorating the Tenth Anniversary of the attainment of Country Status of Sint Maarten within the Kingdom of the Netherlands; A reflection of 10 years of Country Status

Solemn Public meeting of Parliament commemorating the Tenth Anniversary of the attainment of Country Status of Sint Maarten within the Kingdom of the Netherlands; A reflection of 10 years of

Public meeting of Parliament regarding the Initiative National Ordinance amending the General Police Law (AB 2013, GT No. 42) in connection with the introduction of the ban on the use of plastic bags

Public meeting of Parliament regarding the Initiative National Ordinance amending the General Police Law (AB 2013, GT No. 42) in connection with the introduction of the ban on the use

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about ways and means to promote the growth of the local agriculture sector including getting produce to local population during this crisis time

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about ways and means to promote the growth of the local agriculture sector including getting produce to local population during this crisis time PHILIPSBURG, Sint

Committee of General Affairs (CAZ) to meet with the Chamber of Labor Unions and the Committee of Civil Servants Unions regarding various matters

Committee of General Affairs (CAZ) to meet with the Chamber of Labor Unions and the Committee of Civil Servants Unions regarding various matters PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten- The Committee of General

Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations (CKAIR) scheduled to meet on Wednesday

Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations (CKAIR) scheduled to meet on Wednesday PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations (CKAIR), will meet

Public meeting of Parliament about advice regarding the installation and composition of the Permanent and Ad hoc Committees and the Committees of the Latin American Parliament (Parlatino)

Public meeting of Parliament about advice regarding the installation and composition of the Permanent and Ad hoc Committees and the Committees of the Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten

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

Py20-21 Public Meeting #5 Cont.

Agenda Point for this meeting is :

Ontwerp van Landsverordening tot vaststelling van de jaarrekening van Sint Maarten voor het dienstjaar 2015 (Landsverordening vaststelling jaarrekening 2015) (IS/1226/2018-2019 d.d. 25 juni 2019) (Zittingsjaar 2018-2019-131)