Law of 27 November 2013 amending the Civil Code and the Code of Civil Procedure also in connection with the evaluation of the Law Opening Marriage Act and the Law Registered Partnership Act
We Willem-Alexander, at the grace of God, King of the Netherlands, Prince 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 bring certain provisions relating to the registered partnership into line with those concerning marriage and any other adjustments to the Civil Code and to the Law of Civil Procedure to be put in place;
It is true that we, the Department of Consultative Affairs of the Council of State, and with the mean consultations of the States-General, have found and understand the same as We approve and understand:
Article 199, part a and b, van Book 1 of the Civil Code as this was immediately prior to the date of entry into force of the amendment to this Article, applicable to children who are already born before this time.
The articles of this Law shall enter into force on a date to be determined by royal decree, which may be determined differently for the various articles or parts of such articles.
Burdens and orders that it will be placed in the Official Gazette and that all ministries, authorities, colleges and public servants who so far as to do so will keep their hands on the precise execution.
Wassenaar, 27 November 2013
The Secretary of State for Security and Justice,
F. TeevenPublished the sixth of December 2013
The Minister for Security and Justice,
I. W. Opstelten