FINDING COMPETENT COURTS/AUTHORITIES
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Article 10 - Information on competent courts or authorities
The following courts or other authorities are competent to receive requests in accordance with Article 6(1) and (2):
- Rechtbank Amsterdam
- Gerechtshof Amsterdam
- Rechtbank Den Haag
- Gerechtshof Den Haag
- Rechtbank Gelderland
- Rechtbank Limburg
- Rechtbank Midden-Nederland
- Rechtbank Noord-Nederland
- Rechtbank Oost-Brabant
- Rechtbank Overijssel
- Rechtbank Rotterdam
- Rechtbank Zeeland-West-Brabant
- Gerechtshof Arnhem-Leeuwarden
- Gerechtshof 's-Hertogenbosch
A settlement agreement reached by the parties may, at their request, be laid down in a notarial act, which can then be enforced in the Netherlands under Article 430(1) of the Code of Civil Procedure (Rv).
For a list of addresses of all notaries’ offices in the Netherlands go to: Find a notary
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