Dutch law
The Netherlands is a civil law country. Its laws are written and the application of customary law is exceptional. The role of case law is small in theory, although in practice it is impossible to unde...
Dutch Police Train Eagles To Take Out Drones Midair
Eagles are known for their keen sight, but soon they'll also be known for taking out rogue drones. Police in the Netherlands are training eagles to safely intercept quadcopters that are flying illegal...
Dutch copyright law
According to the Dutch Copyright Law (called Auteurswet), a Dutch copyright (called auteursrecht) is the exclusive right of the author of a work of literature, science or art, to publish and duplicate...
Human rights in the Netherlands
The human rights of the Netherlands are codified in the Dutch constitution. Together with other European states, the Netherlands is often at or near the head in international civil liberties and poli...
Law enforcement in the Netherlands
Law enforcement in the Netherlands is provided by the National Police Corps (Dutch: Korps Nationale Politie), divided in ten regional units and a central unit, and the Royal Marechaussee (Dutch...
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States-General of the Netherlands
The States General of the Netherlands (Dutch: Staten-Generaal der Nederlanden) is the bicameral legislature of the Netherlands, consisting of the Senate (Eerste Kamer) and the House of Representat...
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Taxation in the Netherlands
Some of the most important taxes are that of the income tax (Wet op de inkomstenbelasting 2001), the wage withholding tax (Wet op de loonbelasting 1964), the value added tax (Wet op de omzetbelasting ...
Dutch Police Train Eagles To Take Out Drones Midair
Eagles are known for their keen sight, but soon they'll also be known for taking out rogue drones. Police in the Netherlands are training eagles to safely intercept quadcopters that are flying illegal...
Algemene Ouderdomswet
The Algemene Ouderdomswet (general old-age law) is a 1956 Dutch law that installed a state pension for all elderly. This law was a continuation of a 1947 temporary law. The old law was a proposal by W...
Hof van Holland
The Hof van Holland, Zeeland en West-Friesland ([ɦɔf vɑn ɦɔlɑnt zeːlɑnt ɛn ʋɛst frislɑnt]; usually shortened to Hof van Holland in the literature, and translated in English literature as "(High) Court...
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Trial of Geert Wilders
The trial of Geert Wilders, a member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands, took place in the Netherlands in 2010 and 2011. Wilders was accused of criminally insulting religious and ethni...
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Murder (Dutch law)
By Dutch law, murder (moord) is punishable by a maximum sentence of life imprisonment, which is the longest prison sentence the law allows. A common misconception is that the maximum sentence is 30 ye...
Schout
In Dutch-speaking areas, a schout was a local official appointed to carry out administrative, law enforcement and prosecutorial tasks. The office was abolished with the introduction of administrative ...
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Batavian Republic constitutional referendum, 1798
A constitutionial referendum was held in the Batavian Republic in 1798. After a previous referendum in 1797 resulted in a coup d'état, a new constitution was written. On 23 April 1798, a referendum wa...
Batavian Republic constitutional referendum, 1798 - Wikipedia
Jan Remmelink
Professor Jan Remmelink (27 April 1922, Zelhem, Gelderland - 15 May 2003, Groningen) was Attorney General of the High Council of the Netherlands from 1968 to 1989. He headed the Dutch government commi...
Prostitution in the Netherlands
Prostitution in the Netherlands is legal and regulated. Operating a brothel is also legal. In the last few years, a significant number of brothels and "windows" have been closed because of suspected c...
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Estates of the Netherlands Antilles
The Estates of the Netherlands Antilles (Dutch: Staten van de Nederlandse Antillen) were the parliament of the Netherlands Antilles. They had 22 members, elected for a four year term in three multi-se...
Wet Algemene Bepalingen
The Wet van 15 mei 1829, houdende algemeene bepalingen der wetgeving van het Koningrijk (English Law from 15 may 1829, holding general decrees from the legislation of the Kingdom, short name Wet algem...
Willem Oltmans
Willem Leonard Oltmans (10 June 1925 – 30 September 2004) was a Dutch investigative journalist and author who did not hesitate to pro-actively intervene in international politics.Due to the highly cri...
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Cross Channel Intelligence Community
The Cross Channel Intelligence Community (CCIC), is a regional alliance between law enforcement agencies operating in the English Channel Coast/North Sea geographic area.The CCIC consists of represent...
Cross Channel Intelligence Community - Wikipedia