Island council (Netherlands Antilles)

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An island council was the governing body of an island territory, an administrative level of the Netherlands Antilles until its dissolution.

Island councils existed for:

The latter three were until 1 April 1983 governed by a single island council:

Dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles[edit]

Upon the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles in 2010, the island councils of Sint Maarten and Curaçao have become the Estates of Sint Maarten and the Estates of Curaçao respectively. The island councils of Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius (the Caribbean Netherlands), kept their name and became island councils of the special municipalities of the Netherlands.

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