Victa vincit veritas?

Victa vincit veritas?

Evaluation of the Reform of Review in favor of Former Suspects Act (full text only available in Dutch)

Summary

The extraordinary remedy Review in favor of Former Suspects (herziening ten voordele van een gewezen verdachte) is provided for in article 457 et seq of the Dutch Code of Criminal Procedure. Because of the Reform of Review in favor of Former Suspects Act (Wet hervorming herziening ten voordele), which became effective on 1 October 2012, the provisions of this remedy underwent a number of important amendments. The objective was to ensure that this legislation widened the opportunities to initiate a review in situations in which a review could be substantively indicated, while retaining the extraordinary character of this remedy.

Article IA of the Reform of Review in favor of Former Suspects Act contains a report prescribing the effectiveness and effects of the legislation in practice. This research relates to this evaluation

Publication data

Author(s):
Nan, J.S., Holvast, N.L., Lestrade, S.M.A., Mevis, P.A.M., Mascini, P.
Organization(s):
Erasmus University Rotterdam - School of Law, WODC
Place of publication:
Rotterdam
Publisher:
Erasmus University - School of Law
Year of publication:
2018

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