Which documents can be registered?

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1. On the basis of your national law, is it possible in your national system to register (notarial) deeds that were drawn up by a foreign notary? If possible, could you please provide a legal basis?

No. Not possible. (art 31, book 3, dutch civil code).

2. On the basis of your national law, is it possible to register (notarial) deeds that were drawn up in a foreign language? If possible, could you please provide a legal basis?

No. Not possible (art 41 cadastre act).

3. On the basis of your national law, is it possible to register multilingual deeds? If possible, could you please provide a legal basis?

No. nNt possible (art 41 cadastre act).

4. Which procedure do you follow if you receive a deed from a foreign party that does not fulfill your registration requirements? In particular, in which language does the land registrar communicate with the foreign party? In particular, if the foreign party neither speaks your mother tongue nor English, is the assistance of translators required?

We do refuse the deed. we contact the foreign party, using mail (and e-mail/phone if mentioned in the request). we use the german or english language (unless it is a party from flanders; in that case we can use the dutch language).

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