The SER advises the amendment of the minimum wage ordinance in order to reflect governments intention to let indexation take place on a yearly basis. The SER fully supports this proposal.
The SER advises government to focus on efforts to update and interlink government databases in such a way that the taxpayers’ data to be entered into the motor vehicle registration system is ensured to be valid, and will be kept up to date continuously.
The SER is of the opinion that the establishment of a National Library is of crucial importance for the further development of the country and its people. The Philipsburg Jubilee Library which at the moment mainly functions as a public library should develop into the National Library of Sint Maarten.
The Social Economic Council (SER) chooses to advise on the social and economic costs of crime because if these costs are not addressed they will be significantly more severe in the future.
This advice is a solicited advice at the request of the government of Sint Maarten. The request originates with the Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Affairs Dr. R. Arrindell and reached the SER through the cabinet of the Prime Minister, S. Wescot-Williams