Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  Legal Matters
Latest

Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson establishes the Victim Support Sint Maarten Foundation

By   /  September 13, 2021  /  Justice, Legal Matters, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson establishes the Victim Support Sint Maarten Foundation

PHILIPSBURG – On Wednesday, September 8, 2021, the Victim Support Sint Maarten Foundation (VSS) was officially established under the leadership of the Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson. The Foundation’s board members include Ms. Cassandra Richardson as President, Ms. Roxanne Howell as Treasurer and Mr. Isaac Harold Richardson as Secretary. VSS was established to supervise […]

Read More →
Latest

Four St. Maarten civil servants achieve certification as certified legislative lawyers

By   /  September 3, 2021  /  Education, Government, Legal Matters  /  Comments Off on Four St. Maarten civil servants achieve certification as certified legislative lawyers

On Tuesday, August 31, four civil servants of the Department of Legal Affairs graduated from the University of Curacao?s School of Law Sint Maarten Division. The ?Certified Legislative Lawyer? course completed by the civil servants was organized by the Caribbean Center for Legislation in Sint Maarten, Curaçao and Aruba. The aim of the course is […]

Read More →
Latest

Constitutional Court to deliberate and present judgement within a reasonable time

By   /  August 23, 2021  /  Government, Labor, Legal Matters, Local News  /  Comments Off on Constitutional Court to deliberate and present judgement within a reasonable time

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Constitutional Court of Sint Maarten, sat on Friday, August 20, in the case of the Ombudsman versus the Government of Sint Maarten in connection with three ordinances that were adjusted based on conditions from the Kingdom Government in order for Sint Maarten to receive financial support due to […]

Read More →
Latest

KG SXM v Unions' Court Case Outcome

By   /  June 27, 2021  /  Justice, Labor, Legal Matters, Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on KG SXM v Unions' Court Case Outcome

On June 25th, 2021, the Court in First Instance prohibited the ABVO and NAPB unions to organize meetings, work interruptions, and public manifestations, as long as these harm the proper functioning of Government, for a period of one week. A full judgment will follow on Friday July 2nd, 2021. Prior to granting Country Sint Maarten?s […]

Read More →
Latest

Injunction filed by government against police unions

By   /  June 25, 2021  /  Government, Justice, Labor, Legal Matters  /  Comments Off on Injunction filed by government against police unions

In order to ensure the safety and security of the people and visitors of Sint Maarten, on Tuesday June 24, 2021, Government filed an injunction with the Court in First Instance against the police unions NAPB and ABVO, and against the president of the NAPB, as the public leader of the current police protests. The […]

Read More →
Latest

Acceleration of Implementation of Corporate Governance Improvement Plan Airport

By   /  June 3, 2021  /  Aviation, Business, Legal Matters  /  Comments Off on Acceleration of Implementation of Corporate Governance Improvement Plan Airport

On Wednesday, June 2, both the Princess Juliana International Airport Operating (PJIAE) and Holding Company (PJIAH) were invited to an information session as an introduction to the implementation of the Corporate Governance Improvement Plan for the Airport. The virtual sessions were opened by the Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, who, while still in the Netherlands, emphasized […]

Read More →
Latest

Government committed to the continuity of the Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project

By   /  April 15, 2021  /  Aviation, Government, Labor, Legal Matters, Local News  /  Comments Off on Government committed to the continuity of the Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project

POND ISLAND — The Government of Sint Maarten remains committed to the continuity of the Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project. The internal changes within the Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company’s management staff (PJIAE NV) have no bearing on this commitment. This means that the project will continue according to the current financing agreement in place. […]

Read More →
Latest

Integrity Chamber continues introductory meetings with government-owned companies

By   /  December 14, 2020  /  Business, Government, Legal Matters, Local News  /  Comments Off on Integrity Chamber continues introductory meetings with government-owned companies

PHILIPSBURG (13 December 2020) – The Integrity Chamber Sint Maarten has wrapped up introductory meetings with the supervisory boards and management of the “big four” government-owned companies. These virtual meetings were aimed at sharing the tasks assigned to the Integrity Chamber based on its governing ordinance and to learn more about the companies. Separate meetings […]

Read More →
Latest

Ombudsman concludes investigation into the towing policy of the St. Maarten Police Force

By   /  November 30, 2020  /  Legal Matters, Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on Ombudsman concludes investigation into the towing policy of the St. Maarten Police Force

 PHILIPSBURG — Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel recently concluded an investigation into the towing policy of the St. Maarten Police Force (KPSM) and its execution in practice. The absence of a parking policy plan is addressed in the report as well.  In the report the Ombudsman concludes that parking in Philipsburg is not adequately organized. There is […]

Read More →
Latest

Ministry of Justice disappointed by allegations made in the media related to Monday’s ruling

By   /  November 19, 2020  /  Justice, Legal Matters, Local News  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Justice disappointed by allegations made in the media related to Monday’s ruling

PHILIPSBURG — The Ministry of Justice has taken note of a report in the press related to Monday’s rulings of the Court in Civil Servants Matters regarding several police officers. With the exception of one case, these court cases are all related to unanswered requests by the officers to be placed in a function that […]

Read More →