Philipsburg:--- The annual report of the General Audit Chamber for the year 2011 was presented to the Governor on Friday, June 22nd 2012. Each year the General Audit Chamber is required by law (National Ordinance on the General Audit Chamber – Landsverordening Algemene Rekenkamer) to present a report of its activities of the preceding year to the Governor and the Parliament. On October 10th 2010, the General Audit Chamber was established along with the Country Status for Sint Maarten. The year 2011 represents the first full operational year for the General Audit Chamber.
The Acting Chairman of the General Audit Chamber, Mr. Ronald Halman, was accompanied by board member Mr. Alphons Gumbs and staff member Melisah Gomes for the official presentation of the annual report 2011. The presentation took place on Friday afternoon at the Cabinet of the Governor.
The Annual Report of the General Audit Chamber is required to be presented to the Parliament as well as the Governor prior to July 1st of each year. Presentation to the president of Parliament took place earlier in the week, on Wednesday June 20th.
The report is available on the website of the General Audit Chamber ( www.arsxm.org). Development of the annual report was completed in-house with production financed via USONA.