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Appeal to a decision

You do not agree with a DIMAS decision

Then you can object. Objection means that you do not agree with the DIMAS decision and that you submit a substantiated written complaint with counter arguments.

The Land Registry Administrative Case Law provides all interested parties directly affected by a decision of the Minister of Integration (read: DIMAS) the possibility of objecting to the decision.

You can object to a positive or negative (negative) decision sent by the DIMAS. You do this by submitting a notice of objection via our e-helpdesk Objection. You will receive an email from DIMAS as proof of submission. Your notice of objection will then be checked by DIMAS. If your case is considered revisable, it will be processed further and you will receive a new decision by e-mail. If your notice of objection is considered irrevocable, it will be forwarded to the LAR Objection Advisory Committee, which handles these matters. You must submit a notice of objection to DIMAS within 6 weeks of the date of your decision via our e-helpdesk Objection.

Of Objection (LAR) to Occupation (GEA) and Higher Occupation

DIMAS will forward your notice of objection to the LAR if there is no reason for revision. The LAR invites you to a hearing to explain your notice of objection. Following is an advice to the DIMAS.

The DIMAS makes a new decision on the objection, taking into account the advice given by the LAR Advisory Committee. If you do not agree with the new decision, you can appeal to the Court of First Instance. You can do this within 6 weeks of the date of the new decision of the DIMAS, by means of a notice of appeal and payment of court fees at the GEA.

If you also disagree with the decision of the GEA, you can also lodge an appeal within 6 weeks at the Common Court of Justice of Aruba, Curacao and St. Maarten.

Provisional provision art 54.

If you are an interested party and you believe that the decision against which you have lodged an objection or appeal will be disproportionately disadvantageous and you consider urgent provision necessary in the meantime to put the disadvantage in effect, you can request the Court to make a provision.

You address your request to the GEA on the basis of Article 54 LAR.

The court will then consider the request and if there is reason to do so, the decision to which the interested party objects by way of provision will be temporarily taken away from its effect. This is indicated by the suspension of the decision.