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
15 Pages Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Date Written: January 8, 2014
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
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