European Court

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Feb 23 '18 16:00

The of the European Medication Agency from London to Amsterdam continued during a so-called fact-finding mission which took place in Amsterdam on Thursday.

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Apr 1 '16 08:11

State Secretary Klaas Dijkhoff of Security and Justice is working on a legislative proposal that will cap a life-long prison sentence at 25 years

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Aug 4 '15 14:12

Copyright watchdog BREIN has filed a lawsuit against a provider of streaming media players in an effort to stop the sale of these devices. The case is currently before the European court. Should this lawsuit prove successful, the anti-piracy foundation will turn its attention to other providers

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Mar 11 '15 13:07

Internet providers and telecom companies no longer have to store communications data, the court ruled today, stating that the importance of privacy outweighs the need for the information, NOS reports. The judge scrapped the law that obliges companies to do so.

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Nov 21 '14 11:47

The European Court ruled yesterday that the Netherlands did not do an independent and proper investigation into the shooting incident in which a Dutch Lieutenant shot and killed the Iraqi Sabah Jaloud.

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Oct 28 '14 08:10

A Liberian asylum seeker was on his way to Brussels, from where he would be deported back to Liberia, when he got the surprising news that he can remain in the Netherlands.

The man had repeatedly appealed against his deportation because of the Ebola epidemic prevailing in his country, but all his requests were denied.

A ruling by the court in Roermond prevented the deportation of the 31 year old man, his lawyer confirmed. Last week the court in Den Bosch ruled that he must be returned to Liberia despite the Ebola epidemic.

Sep 16 '14 15:55

If it is up to Europe, trade unions in collective agreements may agree on minimum rates for independent retailers, giving hope to the tens of thousands of underpaid freelancers.

Jul 23 '14 14:19

Banned pedophile party Martijn is going to the European Court to get the ban lifted. The Supreme Court in The Netherlands dismantled the association earlier this year.

Mar 7 '14 21:36

The home copyright tax should never have been frozen, ruled the High Council, affirming the previous ruling of the court in 2012. European legislation compels the Netherlands to allow for a fair compensation for illegal downloads of movies and music to copyright holders.

Oct 23 '13 09:02

The Dutch law requiring energy companies to split up supply and delivery systems may be justified and it does not violate EU law, the European Court in Luxemburg ruled Oct. 22.

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