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Short Update: Restrictions on access to a lawyer in the Netherlands

FairTrialsAdmin - April 2, 2020 - COVID-19 Updates, Access to a lawyer, Remote Justice

Lawyers are prevented from visiting clients in prisons except in cases of urgent need (requests need to be justified).  

Legal advice and assistance to suspects in police custody is taking place via videolink (with initial challenges in implementation). 

We publish information as it is reported to us. If you would like to make us aware of an inaccuracy or send us more information please email us at [email protected] 

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