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Those practising independent professions in the Netherlands, such as lawyers, civil-law notaries, accountants and doctors, must observe the rules of conduct and the rules of professional practice applicable to their profession. If people are dissatisfied with their work, they can file a complaint with the disciplinary tribunal of the relevant occupational group.
Competencies disciplinary tribunals
Disciplinary tribunals cannot impose compensation, fines or prison sentences. They can, however, issue a warning or reprimand or impose a – temporary – disqualification from a profession.
Past tribunal decisions
Tuchtrecht.nl (in Dutch) provides you with the decisions of several sector tribunals.