Locus Standi in Dutch Civil Litigation in Comparative Perspective

T. Erecinski, V. Nekrosius & et al. (eds.), Recent Trends in Economy and Efficiency in Civil Procedure, Vilnius: Vilnius University Press, 2013, p. 243-266

Maastricht Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2014/03

15 Pages Posted: 18 Jan 2014

Date Written: January 8, 2014

Abstract

The present paper discusses locus standi in civil litigation in the Netherlands in comparative perspective. After outlining the Dutch court system in civil matters, the paper addresses the definition of a civil action, the requirement of interest in the action (pas d’ interêt, pas d’action), standing of public authorities and third parties, and standing in collective interest litigation (mass litigation).

Keywords: Netherlands, Locus Standi, Standing, Civil Litigation, Group Litigation, Mass Litigation

JEL Classification: K41

Suggested Citation

van Rhee, Cornelis Hendrik, Locus Standi in Dutch Civil Litigation in Comparative Perspective (January 8, 2014). T. Erecinski, V. Nekrosius & et al. (eds.), Recent Trends in Economy and Efficiency in Civil Procedure, Vilnius: Vilnius University Press, 2013, p. 243-266; Maastricht Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2014/03. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2376162 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2376162

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