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Minister of Justice receives update on Function Books

By   /  July 10, 2020  /  Justice, Labor, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice receives update on Function Books

On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020, the Minister of Justice, Anna E. Richardson, received a presentation via Zoom from the consultancy firm Balance, which was contracted by former Minister of Justice, Van Hugh Cornelius De Weever, to prepare the function books for the employees of the Ministry of Justice of Sint Maarten. Minister Richardson requested a […]

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Certificate of Conduct (CoC) Application

By   /  July 8, 2020  /  Justice, Local News  /  Comments Off on Certificate of Conduct (CoC) Application

The service of the Certificate of Conduct (CoC) also known as Police Record has been suspended since the COVID Lockdown. We apologize for the inconvenience this has resulted for the public that this service has not yet resumed.  As we return to normal services, the ministry will start accepting all applications from the public via […]

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Immigration and Border Protection Services Office Reopens on Wednesday by Appointment

By   /  June 17, 2020  /  Justice, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Immigration and Border Protection Services Office Reopens on Wednesday by Appointment

The Cabinet of the Ministry of Justice on behalf of the Minister of Justice Anna Richardson on Tuesday stated that the Immigration and Border Protection Services will be open to the general public on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, by appointments only. The office will be open from Monday to Thursday from 08:30 A.M. – 11:45 […]

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Minister of Justice and Minister of VSA held meeting to discuss the way forward

By   /  June 16, 2020  /  Government, Justice  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice and Minister of VSA held meeting to discuss the way forward

PHILIPSBURG – The Government of Sint Maarten, under the auspices of the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development & Labor ( VSA), met during a closed door meeting on Monday, June 15, 2020 – with the sole objective to deliberate on the plans to support the initiative of Justice Minister […]

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Ministry of Justice: Holders of (temporary) residence permits pertaining to the temporary closing of the Immigration Office

By   /  June 16, 2020  /  Justice, Local News  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Justice: Holders of (temporary) residence permits pertaining to the temporary closing of the Immigration Office

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Cabinet of the Ministry of Justice on behalf of the Minister of Justice Anna Richardson on Monday issued the following statement as it pertains to holders of temporary residence permits as it relates to the temporary closing of the Immigration Office due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency. […]

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Minister of Justice Richardson to Crack Down on Illegal Immigration

By   /  June 11, 2020  /  Justice, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice Richardson to Crack Down on Illegal Immigration

POND ISLAND – Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson would like to inform the general public that the Immigration laws of Sint Maarten will be strictly enforced in the coming weeks and months, the minister said in a media statement on Wednesday. Persons who currently reside in Sint Maarten without the legal documentation are advised […]

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Prison and House of Detention resumes in-person visitation

By   /  June 4, 2020  /  Justice, Local News  /  Comments Off on Prison and House of Detention resumes in-person visitation

The Ministry of Justice would hereby like to inform the general public that visitation at the Point Blanche Prison and House of Detention has resumed today June 4th, 2020. Physical visitations were suspended on March 18th, 2020, due to the measures imposed by the Prime Minister the Honorable Silveria Jacobs in connection with the COVID-19 […]

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Minister of Justice and the Ombudsman establish structure

By   /  June 4, 2020  /  Justice, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice and the Ombudsman establish structure

(In photo: Saskia Thomas-Salomon of the Ministry of Justice) On Monday, June 1st, 2020, Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson hosted a meeting where staff members of the Ombudsman’s office namely Aishira Cicilia (Legal Advisor), Florence Marlin and Kelston Brooks (Investigators) were officially introduced to the Ministry of Justice’s Planning and Control Officer Mrs. Saskia […]

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Minister of Justice disappointed by decision to maintain inmates strikes at prison

By   /  May 29, 2020  /  Justice, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice disappointed by decision to maintain inmates strikes at prison

On Wednesday, May 27th, the Minister of Justice Anna Richardson held an emergency meeting with the management team of the prison and her legal advisors concerning the recent incidents that took place at the prison. With regards to the narrative that is being pushed in the media as it relates to the prison facilities and […]

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Minister Richardson calls for meeting with Justice Committee of Parliament

By   /  May 20, 2020  /  Justice, Local News, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Minister Richardson calls for meeting with Justice Committee of Parliament

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson was scheduled to have a closed-door meeting with the Justice Committee of Parliament, to discuss the pending approval of the draft Penal Procedure Code. However, due to the requested urgent meeting of Parliament concerning government’s deadline to respond to the conditions posed […]

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