New plans unveiled by the Council for the Judiciary (Rvdr) which are designed to enable digital litigation in civil and administrative law have been approved by the ICT Testing Office (BIT) and Sander Dekker, the Minister for Legal Protection.

The new approach, known as the Basisplan digitaal procederen civiel en bestuursrecht (basic plan for digital litigation for civil and administrative law), will make it possible to submit cases and exchange documents digitally. As well as this correspondence with the judiciary and the viewing of case files has been digitised.

The updated plans follow in the footsteps of digitisation in criminal cases and asylum and detention cases.

Read more about the plans here (Dutch)