Netherlands - Central Authority & practical information
De Officier van Justitie
(Public Prosecutor at the District Court of The Hague)
|Address:||Arrondissementsparket Den Haag
Afdeling executie, t.a.v. Ms. J. Booister
2500 EH Den Haag
|Telephone:||+31 (0)88 699 1300|
|Contact person:||Ms. J. Booister|
|Languages spoken by staff:||Dutch, English|
For the Kingdom in Europe: the Public Prosecutors and the Supreme Court Procurator General in cases heard or to be heard by the Supreme Court, as well as the courts and the bailiffs.
|Methods of service
Formal Service (Article 5(1)(a))
Informal delivery (Article 5(2))
Service by a particular method (Article 5(1)(b))
For more information on service of documents, see European Judicial Network in Civil and Commercial Matters – Service of documents – The Netherlands.
|No translation is required. However, a translation of the summary is desirable. There are no agreements with other countries.|
|Costs relating to execution of the request for service
Charges are only incurred if documents are served by a bailiff. The charges vary according to the request and the bailiff concerned. When implementation documents are sent to the requesting state, the bill of the bailiff’s charges is also sent.
|Time for execution of request:||An average of two to three months.|
|Judicial officers, officials or other competent persons
|Royal Professional Association of Judicial Officers in The Netherlands / Organisation professionnelle royale des huissiers de justice / Koninklijke Beroepsorganisatie van Gerechtsdeurwaarders (KBvG)
Prinses Margrietplantsoen 49
2595 BR DEN HAAG
Tel: + 31 (0)70 890 3530
Fax: +31 (0)70 890 3531
|Oppositions and declarations
|Click here to read all the declarations made by this State under the Service Convention.|
|Art. 8(2):||No opposition|
|Art. 10(a):||No opposition|
|Art. 10(b):||No opposition|
|Art. 10(c):||No opposition|
|Art. 15(2):||Declaration of applicability|
|Art. 16(3):||Declaration of applicability|
|Derogatory channels (bilateral or multilateral agreements or internal law permitting other transmission channels)
(Arts. 11, 19, 24 and 25)
Information may not be complete or fully updated – please contact the relevant authorities to verify this information.
|Council Regulation (EC) No 1393/2007 on the service in the Member States of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters (Strasbourg, 13 November 2007) (European Judicial Atlas - Service of Documents).|
(Arts 6, 9)
|Art. 6: See here.
Art. 9: See here.
|Netherlands: See here.
Aruba: See here.
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