Integrity is a conscious choice of an individual or organization to consistently act according to applicable rules and regulations, norms, culture, values and ethical standards regulated by law and society’s values.
To be more specific, an individual civil servant can act according to the principles of integrity prescribed in the LMA, Code of Conduct and other applicable rules and regulations.
The government organization can operate according to the principles of integrity which are regulated in integrity legislation in keeping with the principles of good governance.
Integrity Vision Statement Sint Maarten 2012 -2017
The Government of Sint Maarten within the next five years, aspires to a higher level of commitment throughout the entire organization and at every level, towards improving the level of integrity throughout the public service in the execution of its duties as an accountable government, operating in accordance with the integrity policy of Sint Maarten and the principles of good governance.
In doing so:
The Government of Sint Maarten continues to support the development of, a well-trained, honest, reputable, impartial, structured public service, rooted in the principles of integrity, capable of professionally serving and meeting the constitutional needs of the citizens of Sint Maarten.