Miscellaneous

MEETING WITH MINISTER VROMI TO DISCUSS KADASTER DOSSIER

PHILIPSBURG—Upon invitation of the Minister of VROMI, the Honorable Mr. William Marlin, on March 19th 2013 the Ombudsman Dr. Nilda Arduin met with the Minister, to discuss the findings and recommendations of her report regarding the operations at the Cadaster & Mortgage Registry (“Stichting Kadaster & Hypotheekwezen”). Present at the meeting were also: Ms. P. … Read more

OMBUDSMAN SUBMITS ADDITIONAL SECTIONS OF PENAL CODE FOR REVIEW

As a follow up to the first petition to the Constitutional Court filed by the Ombudsman on January 23, 2013, the Ombudsman on March 15, 2013 submitted additional sections of the Penal Code approved by Parliament in May 2012 for Constitutional review. The sections of the Penal Code presented to the Constitutional Court for review … Read more

PUBLIC HEARING CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

PHILIPSBURG,….On January 23, 2013 the Ombudsman submitted the first request for Constitutional review to the Constitutional Court. After a response to the request by the Government, the Ministers of Justice and General Affairs, written submissions were submitted by both parties, and the date of July 2, 2013 was set by the Court for a public … Read more

THE OMBUDSMAN APPOINTED PERSON OF THE YEAR BY THE DAILY HERALD

Person of the Year: TUESDAY, 31 DECEMBER 2013 15:03 Team Ombudsman: Guarding the Constitution PHILIPSBURG–In a democratic state people delegate their authority to elected representatives, but the basic rights and freedoms of the citizens are safeguarded by laws and institutions that provide the necessary checks and balances. In 2013 the Ombudsman Bureau headed by Nilda … Read more