Dictionary of Dutchness


The kantonrechter is a judge who deals with civil law cases involving up to €5,000 -; such as rent arrears – as well as employment issues. He or she sits alone and also deals with minor criminal offences such as public drunkenness and speeding. These judges hear cases in one of the country’s 19 district courts.

All typical untranslatable Dutch words and expressions translated in the Dictionairy of Dutchness
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