Dutch Senate

Dossier COM/2011/0326

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the right of access to a lawyer in criminal proceedings and on the right to communicate upon arrest

Subsidiarity deadline: 23/09/2011
Scrutiny Information

Scrutiny date: 04/10/2011

Subsidiarity Concern:

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No Veto

Information on parliamentary scrutiny

The standing committees for Immigration & Asylum/ Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) Council and for Security and Justice scrutinised the proposal and members of the political parties of VVD and CDA submitted some questions and comments to the European Commission about what has prompted the commission to depart substantially from and go considerably further than teh case law of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg concerning the right of access to a lawyer in criminal proceedings. The letter to the European Commission was send on 4 October 2011. The Commission send a reply on 28 February 2012.

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