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The House of Parliament will hold a Solemn Plenary Session on September 13.  
The Plenary Session is set for Tuesday, at 10.00am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelmina Straat #1 in Philipsburg.

The Chairperson of Parliament will open the parliamentary year 2016-2017, with a speech by His Excellency Governor Eugene Holiday.

A number of dignitaries will be in attendance for the opening of the parliamentary year.

As a reminder to motorists and the general public, the Wilhelminastraat in front of the House of Parliament will be closed on Monday, September 12 from 3.00 PM to 12.00AM.  The closure is in connection with a rehearsal for the personnel from the various uniformed services who will be participating in the parade on the occasion of the opening of the new parliamentary year as well as some other preparations.

Back Street and Front Street will be closed on Tuesday, September 13 from 6.00 AM to 2.00 PM.
This is in connection with the official ceremonies for the opening of the new parliamentary year.

 

Monday, 12 September 2016

 

The House of Parliament will sit in a plenary public session on September 12.
The plenary public meeting convenes on Monday at 10.00 am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg.

The agenda point is Closing by the Chairperson of Parliament of Parliamentary Year 2015-2016.
Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations.

 

Monday, 12 September 2016

A number of road closures will be in place on Monday, September 12 and Tuesday, September 13 for the annual traditional Opening of the new Parliamentary Year.

The Wilhelmina Straat in front of the House of Parliament will be closed on Monday, September 12 from 3.00 PM to 12.00 AM.  The closure is in connection with a rehearsal for the personnel from the various uniformed services who will be participating in the parade on the occasion of the opening of the new parliamentary year as well as some other preparations.
Back Street and Front Street will be closed on Tuesday, September 13 from 6.00 AM to 2.00 PM.  This is in connection with the official ceremonies for the opening of the new parliamentary year.

 

Monday, 12 September 2016

Central Committee meeting on several draft Initiative ordinances.
PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Central Committee will meet in a session on August 16, 2016.
The Central Committee meeting has been set for Tuesday at 10.00 am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg.

The agenda points are:

  • Draft initiative ordinance establishing a Timeshare Authority (Sint Maarten Timeshare Authority Ordinance) 
  • Draft initiative ordinance to revise the rules on Timeshare (Timeshare Ordinance)
  • Draft initiative ordinance amending the Ordinance on Admittance and Expulsion in connection with the non-refund of fees based on Article 41 of the Regulation
      
Tuesday, 16 August 2016
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