Contract Research

UCERF conducts commissioned research projects and advises among others national and foreign governmental institutions, non-governmental organizations and legal practitioners. For example, UCERF wrote two reports for the WODC (Research and Documentation Center) concerning respectively: surrogate motherhood and illegal placement of children; and marriage of registered partnerships.

 

WODC rapport: Missing Persons: The Regulation and Legal Consequences in Comparative Perspective

In 2017 researchers from UCERF carried out a study commissioned by the WODC for ‘missing persons: the regulation and legal consequences in comparative legal perspective’. […]

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WODC report: International Child Abducation

Researchers at UCERF carried out the following research on behalf of the Ministry. This research evaluates the current procedure in incoming applications of international child abduction […]

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WODC report: Doing Gender Identity Justice: Evaluation Three Years Transgender Legislation in the Netherlands

In 2017, UCERF researcher Marjolein van den Brink, in cooperation with Danielle Snaathorst, conducted research into the transgender legislation in the Netherlands. This research was […]

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WODC report: M/F and beyond. Gender registration by the state and the legal position of transgender persons

UCERF researchers Marjolein van den Brink and Jet Tigchelaar have, in cooperation with Eric Gubbels, written a WODC report on Gender registration by the state […]

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WODC Report: Surrogate motherhood and illegal placement of children

In 2011, UCERF researchers, who had been commissioned by the WODC, concluded research into surrogate motherhood and the illegal placement of children. This research was […]

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WODC report: The Legal Status of Polygamous Marriages From a Comparative Law Perspective

This research centers on the legal status of polygamous marriages in the Dutch legal system. The main question of the research is whether the Dutch […]

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WODC (Research and Documentation Centre) report: marriage or registered partnership?

This research aimed to evaluate two important Dutch laws: the Same-Sex Marriage Act (Wet openstelling huwelijk) and the Registered Partnership Act (Wet geregistreerd partnerschap). After the introduction […]

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