Sint Maarten’s First Decade as a
Constituent State of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
A Turbulent Constitutional Odyssey
Julio R. Romney
Sint Maarten Institute for Public Policy Studies
Abstract: A constituent state is an integral part of a larger sovereign nation and hold regional jurisdiction or local authority in the form of a local government, within the larger) sovereign nation. On 10.10.10, with the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles Sint Maarten in its own right became a constituent state of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. A decade later, this constitutional odyssey ...