This advice is a solicited advice at the request of the Parliament of Sint Maarten. The President of Parliament, the honorable Mrs. Sarah Wescot-Williams, sent the advice request of former member of parliament of the National Alliance, Mr. Christophe Emmanuel, to the SER. The SER received the request on the 22nd of January, 2016. Mr. Emmanuel gave an elaboration on the advice request to the Social Economic Council (SER) on February 25th, 2016. The SER approved the advice request on March 15th, 2016.