Evaluation of the Dutch Act on court fees

Evaluation of the Dutch Act on court fees

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Summary

This research report focuses on the Dutch Act on court fees ‘Wet griffierechten burgelijke zaken’ (hereafter: Wgbz). This act was implemented in two stages: fee rates were changed as from the 1st of November 2016 and procedures of payment of fees were changed as of the 1st of January 2011.
Besides the effect of court fees on the number of court cases over time, other policies, acts, and societal developments were taken into account as explana-tory factors.

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Author(s):
Croes, M.T., Schaaf, J. van der, Tulder, F.P. van, Burema, D.J., Moolenaar, D.E.G., Os, R.M. van, Beerthuizen, M.G.C.J.
Organization(s):
WODC, Raad voor de rechtspraak
Place of publication:
The Hague
Publisher:
WODC
Year of publication:
2017
Series:
Cahiers 2017-09

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