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Mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters - Netherlands


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European cross-border procedures - European Protection Measures in civil matters


Article 17 - Information made available to the public

Article 18 (a)(i) - the authorities which are competent to order protection measures and issue certificates in accordance with Article 5

Article 18 (a)(ii) - the authorities before which a protection measure ordered in another Member State is to be invoked and/or which are competent to enforce such a measure

Article 18 (a)(iii) - the authorities which are competent to effect the adjustment of protection measures in accordance with Article 11(1)

Article 18 (a)(iv) - the courts to which the application for refusal of recognition and, where applicable, enforcement is to be submitted in accordance with Article 13

Article 18 (b) - the language or languages accepted for translations as referred to in Article 16(1)

Article 17 - Information made available to the public

Victims who want to obtain a protection measure in the Netherlands have to bring civil proceedings (proceedings for interim relief (kort geding)). This must be done through a lawyer, who will provide information on the procedure to be followed and conduct the proceedings on behalf of the victim.

Article 18 (a)(i) - the authorities which are competent to order protection measures and issue certificates in accordance with Article 5

Courts competent to order a protection measure: courtsPDF(167 Kb)nl

If a protection measure has been ordered on the basis of the Temporary Restraining Order Act (Wet tijdelijk huisverbod):
the mayor of the place where the temporary restraining order is to apply.

The same authority that ordered a protection measure is also authorised to issue the certificate.

Article 18 (a)(ii) - the authorities before which a protection measure ordered in another Member State is to be invoked and/or which are competent to enforce such a measure

•             A bailiff (deurwaarder)

•             In the case of a protection measure issued on the basis of the Temporary Restraining Order Act: the police.

Article 18 (a)(iii) - the authorities which are competent to effect the adjustment of protection measures in accordance with Article 11(1)

Voorzieningenrechter Rechtbank Den Haag (judge hearing applications for interim relief at the District Court of The Hague)

Prins Clauslaan 60, 2595 AJ Den Haag

PO Box 20302, 2500 EH Den Haag

 

Gerechtshof Den Haag (District Court of The Hague)

Prins Clauslaan 60, 2595 AJ Den Haag

PO Box 20302, 2500 EH Den Haag

Article 18 (a)(iv) - the courts to which the application for refusal of recognition and, where applicable, enforcement is to be submitted in accordance with Article 13

Voorzieningenrechter Rechtbank Den Haag

Prins Clauslaan 60, 2595 AJ Den Haag

PO Box 20302, 2500 EH Den Haag

 

Gerechtshof Den Haag

Prins Clauslaan 60, 2595 AJ Den Haag

PO Box 20302, 2500 EH Den Haag

Article 18 (b) - the language or languages accepted for translations as referred to in Article 16(1)

Dutch


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Last update: 24/07/2018