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Mediation Procedure

Question

I recently got a letter from the municipality because I left my paper trash outside in the street for one week (it was not really my fault, but the trash collectors didn't come on the usual day, and so I left it out there thinking they might pick it up another day). They fined me 75 Euros for that, but at the same time, they offered me to come for a mediation procedure where I could present my case. After that, they would decide whether I would have to pay the fine. Has anybody gone though such a procedure? I wonder how my chances are that they drop the fine.

J

If your trash isn't collected, it's your responsibility to bring it in and put it out again next time.

Jul 11, 2022 09:29
wezembeekwanderer

The mediation service should not cost anything and you can put your case. They are normally friendly and a good chance they will cancel the fine. Otherwise just pay up.

Jul 15, 2022 10:58
Newstart77

Thanks, it went well. I'm on a 6 months probation now!

Jul 15, 2022 14:59
wezembeekwanderer

Great news. On probation - ha ha - oh well.

Jul 16, 2022 14:20