Download the general conditions as PDF. Core Notariaat B.V.

  1. Core Notariaat B.V. (‘Core Notariaat’) is a private company with limited liability established under the laws of the Netherlands, with its registered seat in Amsterdam and registered in the Trade Register of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number 65242521, for the purpose of providing notarial services.
  2. These general conditions apply to all services that Core Notariaat has been requested to provide (opdrachten). Persons who are authorised by Core Notariaat to accept a request for services on its behalf are referred to in these conditions as ‘partners’.
  3. Requests for services are deemed to have been directed to Core Notariaat only and not to any individual person associated with Core Notariaat. This includes any request for services to be performed by a specific person associated with Core Notariaat. The application of sections 7:404 and 7:407(2) Dutch Civil Code is excluded. ‘Person associated with Core Notariaat’ means: any employee, advisor, partner or shareholder of Core Notariaat. Liability of persons associated with Core Notariaat is excluded. A person associated with Core Notariaat can at all times invoke this third party clause on its behalf.
  4. If an event occurs in providing services that could lead to any liability on Core Notariaat’s part, that liability will be limited to the amount that is paid out in that specific case under Core Notariaat’s professional indemnity insurance, increased by the applicable deductible (eigen risico).
  5. If Core Notariaat is liable for damage to persons or property, that liability will be limited to the amount paid out in that specific case under Core Notariaat’s commercial general liability insurance (AVB), increased by the applicable deductible.
  6. If for any reason none of these insurance policies entitle Core Notariaat to any payment, Core Notariaat’s liability will be limited to a sum equal to three times the amount invoiced by Core Notariaat in the matter concerned in the relevant year, subject to a maximum of € 50,000.
  7. Claims for compensation of damage will expire one year after the date on which the client became aware of the damage and Core Notariaat’s liability.
  8. If Core Notariaat involves a person not associated with Core Notariaat in connection with its services for a client, Core Notariaat will not be liable to the client for any error or omission (fout) made by that person. By requesting Core Notariaat to provide services, the client gives Core Notariaat authority to accept a limitation of liability stipulated by that person on behalf of the client.
  9. These general conditions may be relied on by Core Notariaat and by any persons associated or formerly associated with Core Notariaat and their legal successors.
  10. In providing services for clients, Core Notariaat may receive funds from clients or third parties. Core Notariaat will deposit these funds with a bank chosen by Core Notariaat in consultation with the parties involved. Core Notariaat will not be liable if the bank chosen fails to fulfil its obligations.
  11. Under applicable legislation – including the Dutch Act on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing – Core Notariaat is obliged to verify the identity of its clients and report unusual transactions to the authorities in certain circumstances.
  12. A complaints procedure is available for services provided by civil law notaries (in Dutch only). See and
  13. Dutch law governs the legal relationship between Core Notariaat and its clients. Disputes are resolved exclusively by the courts in the Netherlands or the Consumer Complaints Board (Geschillencommissie).

These general conditions are available in Dutch and English and were filed at the Chamber of Commerce. The text of the Dutch version of the general conditions prevails.