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

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

Continuation Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the draft National Ordinance revision pension civil servants

Continuation Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the draft National Ordinance revision pension civil servants PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting

Continuation 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

Continuation 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

Ad Hoc Committee Electoral Reform of Parliament to meet about the National Decree about the dissolution of Parliament

Ad Hoc Committee Electoral Reform of Parliament to meet about the National Decree about the dissolution of Parliament PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Ad Hoc Committee Electoral Reform (AHCER), will

Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations meeting of Parliament about several Kingdom Laws

Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations meeting of Parliament about several Kingdom Laws PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations (CKAIR), will

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 will sit in a plenary public meeting on November 6, 2019. The Minister of Finance will be present. The public meeting which

Committee of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sports Affairs of Parliament to meet about the current status of the Sint Maarten Jubilee Library

Continuation Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament about state of affairs at the Princess Juliana International Airport PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Committee of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sports Affairs

Plenary Public session of Parliament about proposal to conduct a Parliamentary inquiry on Mullet bay

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

Continuation Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication Committee of Parliament to receive a Presentation by the Eco St. Maarten Agricultural Research and Development Foundation on Tuesday

Continuation Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament about state of affairs at the Princess Juliana International Airport PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication Committee of

Ad Hoc Committee Electoral Reform of Parliament to meet about the National Decree about the dissolution of Parliament

Ad Hoc Committee Electoral Reform of Parliament to meet about the National Decree about the dissolution of Parliament PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Ad Hoc Committee Electoral Reform (AHCER), will

Central Committee Meeting No. 8 Cont.

Agenda Point for this meeting is:

Ontwerp van Landsverordening tot wijziging van de Pensioenlandsverordening overheidsdienaren, tot wijziging van de Landsverordening leeftijdsgrens ambtenaren, alsmede tot intrekking van de Duurtetoeslagregeling gepensioneerden 1943 (Landsverordening herziening pensioen overheidsdienaren) (ZJ 2018-2019-121) (IS/205/2018-2019 d.d. 16 oktober 2018)