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THE NETHERLANDS – forthcoming opinion - online visit

24/06/2021 - 25/06/2021

In the framework of the preparation of the draft opinion on the legal protection of citizens, in particular under administrative law and the system of checks and balances in theory and practice, including the Houses of the States General and the judiciary, the Venice Commission’s rapporteurs held online meetings with representatives of the following authorities and other interlocutors:

• Members of Parliament,
• Ministries of Social Affairs and Employment, of Justice and Security, of the Interior and Kingdom Relations and of Finance,
• the Supreme Court and the Council of State and the Council for the Judiciary,
• the Ombudsman,
• university teachers, victims’ lawyers,
• investigating journalists and civil society.

The opinion draft will be presented for adoption at the October 2021 plenary session.
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