PHILIPSBURG:— Minister of Justice Rafael Boasman confirmed on Wednesday that the Justice Academy is not a registered entity within the Justice Ministry. Minister Boasman was asked by SMN News to clarify his statements on the establishment of the Justice Academy.
Asked if the diplomas issued from the institution of the years are valid and are recognized the Minister said that the establishment of the institution has nothing to do with the diplomas since the curriculum that are followed are from recognized institution. He said that the police training courses are sanctioned by the Netherlands and even the professors came from qualified institutions outside of St. Maarten.
As for the establishment of the Justice Academy the Minister said that it was never registered as an entity within the justice ministry and he is busy trying to finalize the process. Boasman said because the Justice Academy is not registered he is unable to appoint persons into positions. He said over the years persons that are working at the Justice Academy has to come from KPSM or the Prison.
Source: St. Martin News Network
Justice Academy not a registered entity within Justice Ministry — Diplomas are valid.