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

Plenary Public session of Parliament about the current situation with regards to the screening of Candidates ministers, and methods by which the process can be more democratic, transparent and consistent

Plenary Public session of Parliament about the current situation with regards to the screening of Candidates ministers, and methods by which the process can be more democratic, transparent and consistent

Continuation Plenary public session of Parliament about National Ordinance to amend the General National Ordinance Land Taxes in connection with international obligations

Continuation Plenary public session of Parliament about National Ordinance to amend the General National Ordinance Land Taxes in connection with international obligations PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament

Continuation Central Committee meeting of Parliament about 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 Initiative National Ordinance amending the General Police Law in connection with the introduction of the ban on the use of plastic bags

Youth Mayor of Amsterdam pays courtesy visit to the President of Parliament of Sint Maarten 

Youth Mayor of Amsterdam pays courtesy visit to the President of Parliament of Sint Maarten  PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten- On Monday, February 17, 2020, the Youth Mayor of the City council

Continuation Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament about the status of repairs of the public homes and facilities managed by the SMHDF

Continuation Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament about the status of repairs of the public homes and facilities managed by the SMHDF PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament

Central Committee meeting of Parliament regarding an update on and the implementation of the CFATF related laws

Central Committee meeting of Parliament regarding an update on and the implementation of the CFATF related laws PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Central

Central Committee meeting of Parliament regarding a discussion with the CFT concerning the financial situation of Sint Maarten

Central Committee meeting of Parliament regarding a discussion with the CFT concerning the financial situation of Sint Maarten PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about Government’s new policy on the issuance of labour permits

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about Government’s new policy on the issuance of labour permits PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting

Continuation Plenary Public session of Parliament about the appointment of a Chairperson and member of the General Audit Chamber

Continuation Plenary Public session of Parliament about the appointment of a Chairperson and member of the General Audit Chamber PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in

Members of Parliament participate in Orientation week

Members of Parliament participate in Orientation week PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – During the week of February 10-14, 2020 Members of Parliament participated in an Orientation week organized by the secretariat

Parliament elected its new Chairperson and its 1st and 2nd Vice-Chairperson of Parliament

Parliament elected its new Chairperson and its 1st and 2nd Vice-Chairperson of Parliament in its Public meeting no. 15 on Monday, February 10, 2020. Mr. Rolando Brison – Chairperson Mr.

Incoming Members of Parliament for the 2020-2024 Governing term

The incoming Members of Parliament for the 2020-2024 Governing term were sworn in on Monday, February 10, 2020 by Governor Eugene Holiday at Harbor View in Philipsburg.  

Py19-20 Public Meeting #16

Agenda point for this meeting is:

The current situation that exists with regards to the screening of Candidates ministers, and methods by which the process can be more democratic, transparent and consistent (IS/350/2019-2020 dated November 26, 2019)

This meeting was requested by MP R. Brison, MP C.T. Emmanuel and MP F.G. Richardson