The Dutch Constitution has not been amended significantly since 1983, because our amendment procedure is too rigid. How to solve this problem? What lessons can be learned from other countries to create a stable, but flexible amendment procedure?
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Our 200 year-old Dutch Constitution as an inspiration for other countries. What lessons can be learned from the Dutch Constitution?
Recently, the Dutch government announced that it will soon submit two bills to amend the national constitution. On the face of it, the proposals seem to be pretty important. But they are arguably nothing more than ‘constitutional housekeeping chores’.