Romkeslaan 59
8933 AR Leeuwarden
T +31 20 236 10 24
F +31 20 796 92 22

Jan van Goyenkade 10 III
1075 HP Amsterdam
T +31 20 737 20 66
F +31 20 796 92 22

General Administrative Law

General administrative law concerns the rules laid down in the General Administrative Law Act (Awb). Administrative law comprises the substantive and formal legal rules that regulate the government’s conduct in a general sense. Examples are the rules related to decision-making, subsidy grants, enforcement, damages and licensing / consenting.

General Administrative Law

General Administrative Law Act (Algemene wet bestuursrecht)
Government Information (Public Access) Act (Wet openbaarheid van bestuur)
Public Administration (Probity Screening) Act (Wet Bibob)
Administrative procedural law (objections and appeal)
Provincial and municipal regulations and decrees
General principles of good governance


Administrative enforcement
Warnings and preliminary notifications
Administrative fines

“Decisions, granting subsidies, enforcement, damages, licensing”


General municipal by-laws
Environmental permits
Alcohol / liquor licensing (Drank- en horecawetvergunning)
Operating permits
Betting and Gaming Act (Wet op de kansspelen)
Event permits

Subsidy regulations

Subsidy decisions
Subsidy applications
Subsidy refusals

Due diligence investigations

Due Diligence support with respect to environmental law, planning law, nature conservation law and general administrative law aspects of M&A and real estate transactions and financing.

See also:
Environmental Law and Planning Law
Nature Conservation Law

ENVIR Advocaten has a new visiting address!

As per 19 March 2020, the Amsterdam office of ENVIR Advocaten is located at Jan van Goyenkade 10 III, 1075 HP Amsterdam. Our email addresses, phone numbers and P.O. box remain unchanged. In Leeuwarden, our visiting address continues to be Romkeslaan 59, 8933 AR Leeuwarden.