​On October 10th, 2010, Sint Maarten became a country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The acquisition of this new status brought forth many changes, especially in the field of legislation.  Since 10-10-10 Sint Maarten has inherited the legislation from the former Netherlands Antilles as well as the legislation from the former Island Territory Sint Maarten.

From this page you can select any legislation type and continue browsing, or you can see which legislation types are applicable to Sint Maarten.  In the Official Publications (In Dutch:  ‘Afkondigingsbladen’), you will find all the applicable legislation that  has been distributed to the public since October 10th, 2010.  This page also contains  a search engine. This search engine is the fastest and most efficient way of finding a certain piece of legislation. At this moment the majority of legislation is only available in Dutch. You should therefore use the Dutch language while using the search engine.