National specialised courts

Netherlands

This section provides you with information on the organisation of specialised courts in the Netherlands.

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Administrative courts

The administrative courts in the Netherlands are:

  • District court (Rechtbank): first instance for all administrative cases
  • Court of Appeal (Gerechtshof): appeal court for tax cases
  • Supreme Court (Hoge Raad): supreme court for tax cases
  • Central Appeals Tribunal (Centrale Raad van Beroep): appeal (and final) court for social security cases
  • Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal (College van Beroep voor het bedrijfsleven): appeal (and final) court for socio-economic administrative law
  • Administrative Jurisdiction Division of the Council of State (Afdeling Bestuursrechtspraak van de Raad van State): appeal (and final) court for all administrative cases not decided by other appeal courts.

Legal databases

Information can be found on the website dedicated to the judicial system in the Netherlands.

Related Links

Dutch Judiciary and the Supreme Court of the Netherlands

Last update: 11/01/2017

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