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A Europe of RightsThe Impact of the ECHR on National Legal Systems$
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Helen Keller and Alec Stone Sweet

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199535262

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535262.001.0001

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The Reception Process in the Netherlands and Belgium

The Reception Process in the Netherlands and Belgium

(p.229) 5 The Reception Process in the Netherlands and Belgium
A Europe of Rights

Erika de Wet

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses the reception of the ECHR in the Netherlands and Belgium. Topics covered include the accession and ratification of the ECHR in both countries, the status of the ECHR in national law, an overview of the activity of the European Court, the ECtHR's case law and its effects on the national legal order, and the manner in which the highest courts (Supreme Court, Council of State and the Central Appeals Board) applied the ECHR in their jurisprudence.

Keywords:   European Convention on Human Rights, incorporation, national law, judicial review

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