Law of 6 December 2001 on the review of procedural law for civil matters, in particular the procedure for litigating proceedings at first instance
We Beatrix, at the grace of God, Queen of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, etc. etc. etc.
All of them, who will see or hear these, saluut! do know:
In this regard, we considered that it would be desirable to take account of the review of procedural law for civil matters, in particular the procedure for proceedings at first instance. Law of Civil Procedure and the Law of the judicial organisation to be amended;
In this way, we, the Council of State, and with the mean consultations of the States-General, have been well-regarded and understood to be right and to be understood by the following:
1 Regarding the further treatment by a cantonal court, a district court, a court or the Supreme Court of cases pending on the date of entry into force of this law, the law remains as it was before the date of effect of this law.
2 With regard to the possibility of using remedies against a decision of a cantonal court, district court, a court or the Supreme Court established before the date of entry into force of this law, and the the period within which that remedy may be used shall remain the law applicable before the date of entry into force of this Law.
3 By way of derogation from the second paragraph, the appeal may no longer be used for civil service from the date of entry into force of this Law. Instead, only revocation can be claimed according to the tenth title of the First Book of the Code of Civil Procedure as it reads from the date of entry into force of this Law.
1 The text of the First Book of the Code of Civil Procedure and of the other legal provisions which are amended at the foot of the second paragraph shall be entered in the Official Journal.
2 For placement in the Official Gazette, Our Minister of Justice shall notify the numbering of the articles, paragraphs, divisions and titles of the Law of Civil Procedure once again, he brings the citations of articles, paragraphs, divisions and titles of the Law of Civil Procedure With the new numbering in accordance.
This Law shall enter into force on a date to be determined by Royal Decree.
Burdens and orders that it will be placed in the Official Gazette, and that all ministries, authorities, colleges and officials who so concern will keep their hands on the precise execution.
Given in Gravenhage, 6 December 2001
The Minister of Justice,
A. H. KorthalsPublished on 8 December 2001
The Minister of Justice,
A. H. Korthals