The Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication, hereby informs the general public of the following as it pertains to the Moratorium Policy on Public Transportation Licenses of February 18, 2014.
1. The Moratorium Policy on Public Transportation Licenses of February 18, 2014 on the issuance of public transportation licenses remains in force, but has been amended as follows:
I. Entities already in the possession of a business license to conduct tours, group/ VIP transport and related activities may qualify for an operational license (T permit), in accordance with the National Ordinance on passenger transport, under the following conditions:
a. There should be no outstanding business license or Chamber of Commerce fees at the time of application;
b. The business license should have been approved and issued prior to the approval of this amendment;
c. In the case of Antillean Sole Proprietorships, the business should have been registered at the Chamber of Commerce prior to the approval of this amendment;
d. In case of business expansion, entities will be limited to a max. of 5 T plates;
The moratorium remains in effect for new applications for business licenses to conduct public transportation related activities.
The amended policy goes into effect immediately after the date of publication and is an addendum to the Moratorium Policy on Public Transportation Licenses of February 18, 2014.
Copies of the policy may be obtained via the Government websitewww.sintmaartengov.org located under the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic & Telecommunication, via the Department of Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication “Policies”, the National Gazette and facebook page.
Public Transportation Policy/ Moratorium: 3 October 2016
MINISTER OF TOURISM, ECONOMIC AFFAIRS, TRAFFIC & TELECOMMUNICATION
PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT – PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION MORATORIUM
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