THIRD-PARTY OPPOSITION UNDER THE LAWS OF THE NETHERLANDS ANTILLES
A third party may attack a judgment
Sometimes a judgment may affect the rights of a person or company not being a party to those proceedings. If one was not a party to those proceedings, one cannot appeal such a judgment. Third-party opposition (in Dutch: ‘derdenverzet’) is a remedy granted to third parties (outsiders) whose rights are thus prejudiced.
An appeal is filed with a higher court. Third-party opposition, however, is initiated by filing a petition with the very same court that rendered the judgment. Third-party opposition is possible in both cases on the merits and preliminary relief cases (injunctions).
If the attacking third party wins his case, the judgment will be corrected to the extent the third party’s rights are concerned. If the correction cannot be thus limited, the original judgment will be annulled.
Curacao-based Attorney (lawyer) / Partner
Υπάρχει και το third-party appeal (against a decision / judgment). Νομίζω ότι γενικά καταλαβαίνουν την έννοια του third-party (συν κάτι).