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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Upcoming Events

  1. Plenary public meeting no. 27 (urgent)

    June 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Plenary Public session of Parliament about the installation and composition of the Permanent and Ad hoc Committees of Parliament and honorable discharge of the Secretary-General of Parliament

Plenary Public session of Parliament about the installation and composition of the Permanent and Ad hoc Committees of Parliament and honorable discharge of the Secretary-General of Parliament PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten

Continuation urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding an update from the Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA) about the future plans for the construction of a new general hospital

Continuation urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding an update from the Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA) about the future plans for the construction of a

Continuation Plenary Public session of Parliament about National Ordinance revision pension civil servants

Continuation Plenary Public session of Parliament about National Ordinance revision pension civil servants PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Plenary Public session on Wednesday,

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the installation and composition of the Permanent and Ad hoc Committees of Parliament and the honorable discharge of the Secretary General of Parliament

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the installation and composition of the Permanent and Ad hoc Committees of Parliament and the honorable discharge of the Secretary General of Parliament PHILIPSBURG,

Ad Hoc Committee Integrity scheduled to meet on Thursday

Ad Hoc Committee Integrity scheduled to meet on Thursday PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Ad Hoc Committee Integrity (AHCI), will meet on May 28, 2020. The AHCI Committee meeting is

Ad Hoc Committee Electoral Reform of Parliament to meet about Electoral reform and severance pay

Ad Hoc Committee Electoral Reform of Parliament to meet about Electoral reform and severance pay PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Ad Hoc Committee Electoral Reform (AHCER), will meet on Wednesday,

Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding a discussion on how Government plans to move forward, Kingdom realities considered, with the financial, economic and social future of St. Maarten

Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding a discussion on how Government plans to move forward, Kingdom realities considered, with the financial, economic and social future of St. Maarten PHILIPSBURG,

Virtual Central Committee session of Parliament, Bi-weekly briefing with the Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC about an update and discussion on COVID 19 (CoronaVirus)

Virtual Central Committee session of Parliament, Bi-weekly briefing with the Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC about an update and discussion on COVID 19 (CoronaVirus) Virtual Central Committee session

Urgent Virtual Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding an update from the Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA) about the future plans for the construction of a new general hospital

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten - The House of Parliament will sit in an urgent Virtual Plenary Public session on Monday, May 18, 2020. The Public meeting is scheduled for 14.00 hrs.

Virtual Committee of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication meeting of Parliament regarding ways and means to promote the growth of the local agriculture sector, including fishery, animal husbandry and poultry, including getting produce to local population during this crisis time     

Virtual Committee of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunicationmeeting of Parliament regarding ways and means to promote the growth of the local agriculture sector, including fishery, animal husbandry and poultry, including getting

Continuation Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding the financial situation of the airport, funding for the reconstruction and the resignation of the airport CFO

Continuation Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding the financial situation of the airport, funding for the reconstruction and the resignation of the airport CFO PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten - The House

Virtual Central Committee session of Parliament, Bi-weekly briefing with the Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC about an update and discussion on COVID 19 (CoronaVirus)

Virtual Central Committee session of Parliament, Bi-weekly briefing with the Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC about an update and discussion on COVID 19 (CoronaVirus) Virtual Central Committee session

Py19-20 Public Meeting #26

Agenda points for this meeting are:

  1. Incoming documents
  2. Advice regarding the installation and composition of the Permanent and Ad hoc Committees of Parliament
  3. Advice concerning honorable discharge of Secretary General of Parliament
  4. Advice concerning appointment of Secretary General of