Category: Dutch procedural law

Limitation period for an official report; five or twenty years?

Limitation period for an official report; five or twenty years?

During a hearing a Dutch court may establish agreements between parties upon request in a so-called official report. But for how long can parties bring claims on the basis of agreements reached in this form? Dutch procedural law lawyer Heleen Cabral explains this on the basis of a case.



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Court decisions in camera, when is this an option?

Court decisions in camera, when is this an option?

In the Netherlands, court decisions are public: judgments are available (anonymised) to anyone and can be requested from the Court. Moreover, in principle, anyone can attend a session of the Dutch Court, unless the law provides otherwise, but this only happens in exceptional cases. Procedural lawyer Robert van Ewijk explains how it works.



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