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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Introduction to Dutch Law 5th ed isbn 9789041166630

Introduction to Dutch Law 4th ed

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ISBN13: 9789041122698
New Edition ISBN: 9789041166630
Previous Edition ISBN: 9041111212
Published: March 2007
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

A standard legal resource since its first edition in 1978, Introduction to Dutch Law has proven itself the ideal overview of Dutch law for foreign lawyers. The Fourth Edition updates the subject with continuing changes in the Civil Code, including the major new law of succession of 2003, and with the ongoing Europeanisation of Dutch law observable in all legal areas, most recently in criminal procedural law.

The various chapters have been written by experts scholars, practitioners, jurists in particular fields, and provide an authoritative overview. The history of Dutch law is discussed, as well as Dutch legal culture, the judicial organisation, legal education, and the legal profession. This is followed by an introduction to essential issues of Dutch private and public law and Dutch labour law. The last chapter examines questions of legal philosophy.

As a thorough guide to further research, Introduction to Dutch Law is unmatched. It offers practitioners, particularly foreign lawyers, a quick and reliable way into any area of Dutch law that they may be required to research. It will also be of great value to comparativists (especially those studying the influence of European law on national legal systems), scholars, and students.

Like previous editions, the Fourth Edition of Introduction to Dutch Law has been prepared under the auspices of the Netherlands Comparative Law Association.

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European Jurisdictions
List of Contributors and Editors.
J.H.M. Van Erp.
Part I. Dutch Legal System.
1. History
J.M.J. Chorus, E.C. Coppens.
2. Dutch Legal Culture: Persisting or Waning? E. Blankenburg.
3. Judicial Organization
A.FM. Brenninkmeijer.
4. Legal Education and the Legal Profession
G.R. de Groot.
5. Classification
E. H. Hondius.
Part II. Private Law.
6. Family Law
P. Vlaardingerbroek.
7. Property Law
W.M. Kleijn, J.P. Jordaans, H. B. Krans, H.D. Ploeger, F. A. Steketee, revised by J.M.J. Chorus.
8. Law of Obligations
A.S. Hartkamp.
9. Representation and Procuration
P.H.M. Gerver.
10. Legal Persons
P.H. M. Gerver.
11. Law of Succession
P.H.M. Gerver.
12. Commercial Law
J.B. Huizink.
13. Specific Contracts
E.H. Hondius.
14. Civil Procedure
H.J.. Snijders.
15. Private International Law
Th. M. de Boer, R. Kotting.
Part III. Public Law.
16. Constitutional Law
E.A. Alkema.
17. Administrative Law
A.J.C. de Moor-van Vugt, B. W.N. de Waard.
18. Environmental Law
J.M. Verschuuren.
19. The Criminal Justice System
J.F. Nijboer.
20. Tax Law
Ch. J. Langereis.
21. Economic Law
P. van der Korst, I. Wassenaar.
Part IV. Labour Law.
22. Labour Law and Social Security Law
A. T. J. M.Jacobs. Part V. Legal Philosophy.
23. Legal Philosophy
A. Soeteman.
Subject Index.