Judge Bob Wit pays courtesy visit to Chairlady of Parliament


PHILIPSBURG – Judge Bob Wit paid a courtesy visit to the Chairlady of Parliament during his recent visit to the island.

Judge Wit, during this visit, presented the Constitutional Court’s verdict on the national ordinance Integrity Chamber. This national ordinance has been rejected by the Constitutional Court.

During their meeting, the Chairlady used the opportunity to apprise the Judge of her draft initiative law to expand the scope of the Constitutional Court to include advising on conflicts between organs of government, such a parliament, government, ministers, etc. Also included in this draft initiative law is the possibility for citizens via the Ombudsman to put a constitutional matter before the Constitutional Court.