Law of 12 May 1999, supplementing the General Law governing the administrative law of a regulation on the treatment of complaints by administrative bodies
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 have taken the view that it is desirable to supplement the General Law on administrative law with provisions on the treatment of complaints by administrative bodies;
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 Complaints submitted to an administrative board before the date of entry into force of this Act for the relevant policy area and at that time still pending before that Governing Body shall be treated in accordance with the law applicable to that body. date of application.
2 Complaints of conduct which have taken place before the date of entry into force of this Act for the relevant policy area and which were filed with a governing body on or after that date shall be treated with the application of Title 9.1 of the General Administrative Law Act .
3 Complaints of conduct which have been the subject of a complaint to the administrative organ which has been dealt with by the governing body before the date of entry into force of this law for the relevant policy area is Article 9:8, 1st paragraph, part a, of the General Administrative Law Act applicable mutatis mutandis.
4 Requests for examination by the National Ombudsman of a conduct complained of or pending at the time of entry into force of this Act for the policy area concerned shall be dealt with. according to the law applicable before that date.
5 Requests for examination of conduct submitted to the National Ombudsman for the relevant policy area before the date of entry into force of this Act and which are pending at that time shall be treated in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article 3 (1) of the right applicable before that date.
This Act shall enter into force on a date to be determined by Royal Decree, which shall apply to: Article I and V can be defined differently for different policy areas.
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, 12 May 1999
The Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations,
The Minister of Justice,
A. H. KorthalsIssued in June 1999
The Minister of Justice,
A. H. Korthals