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Minister of Justice reacts to court ruling in connection with KPSM Class of 2011

By   /  December 2, 2021  /  Government, Justice, Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice reacts to court ruling in connection with KPSM Class of 2011

The Minister of Justice has taken note of the court decisions rendered yesterday in favor of Police officers, seeking to obtain correction of a National Decree issued earlier this year, under a penalty to be granted by the court. Even though this decision is not rendered against the Minister of Justice, the underlying matter is […]

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Minister Richardson visits Customs Administration of the Netherlands and the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee

By   /  September 27, 2021  /  Government, Justice, Kingdom Affairs, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister Richardson visits Customs Administration of the Netherlands and the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee

On Friday September 23, 2021, Minister Richardson had an introductory meeting with the acting director of Enforcement policy and International policy at Dutch Customs Mrs. Irene Uitermark and Dutch Customs’ strategic Policy Advisor International Affairs Mr. Bert De Haas at the Head of Office of the Customs Administration in the city of Rotterdam. Dutch Customs […]

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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 […]

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Minister of Justice and Unions engage in productive dialogue

By   /  November 23, 2020  /  Justice, Labor  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice and Unions engage in productive dialogue

POND ISLAND — On Friday, November 20th, 2020, the Honorable Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson hosted a meeting with Unions representing members within law enforcement to discuss various pressing matters. After receiving word that the Unions were in a space of uncertainty regarding various issues, Minister Richardson on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 sent an […]

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Established Project Group to Move Forward with the Function Books Process

By   /  September 8, 2020  /  Justice  /  Comments Off on Established Project Group to Move Forward with the Function Books Process

POND ISLAND — The Project Group Function Books Ministry of Justice, established by Ministerial Decree, held its kick-off meeting on Friday, September 4th, 2020, at the Government Administration Building, with all its members and support staff in attendance. The Project Group is tasked with the finalization and legislative ratification of the function books of the […]

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Minister of Justice and prison management took note of the latest concerns raised by the Point Blanche Prison Inmates

By   /  August 26, 2020  /  Justice, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice and prison management took note of the latest concerns raised by the Point Blanche Prison Inmates

PHILIPSBURG — The Minister of Justice and prison management took note of the latest concerns raised by the Point Blanche Prison Inmates Association and their legal representative. This includes biased references that are not based on facts, that no measures were taken to protect the inmate population from contracting the COVID-19 virus while incarcerated.  The […]

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Introductory Meeting held with Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson and CCSU Secretariat

By   /  August 24, 2020  /  Justice, Labor  /  Comments Off on Introductory Meeting held with Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson and CCSU Secretariat

PHILIPSBURG — The Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson, along with her support staff, and Personnel and Organization representative Luud Hakkens, held an introductory meeting with the Committee of Civil Servants Unions (CCSU) Secretariat on Thursday, August 20, 2020. The purpose of the meeting was for Minister Richardson and her team to familiarize themselves with […]

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Minister of Justice Anna Richardson visits Prosecutor’s Office

By   /  August 5, 2020  /  Justice, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice Anna Richardson visits Prosecutor’s Office

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Justice Anna Richardson and her support staff visited the Prosecutor’s office last week, Friday, July 31, 2020. During the visit, Minister Richardson met with the entire team of the Prosecutor’s Office. The purpose of the visit was to understand the systems in place and to identify the challenges this office currently […]

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Minister of Justice Updates on the Status of the Function Books

By   /  August 3, 2020  /  Justice, Labor, Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice Updates on the Status of the Function Books

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Justice Anna Richardson, updates on the status of the function books to keep all stakeholders informed. A letter has been sent to the Council of Advice requesting an update on the timeline for the delivery of their advice on the draft legislation concerning the repeal of ‘Rechtspositie Korps Politie Nederlandse Antillen […]

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Public order measures regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19)

By   /  July 30, 2020  /  Government, Health, Justice  /  Comments Off on Public order measures regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19)

POND ISLAND — According to the Police Kingdom Act, the Minister of Justice is responsible and accountable for both the public order and assistance tasks as well as for the judicial tasks of the police. Pursuant to Article 1 of the General Police Ordinance, everyone must abide by the regulations established by the Minister of […]

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