Member of Cabinet: Ivo Opstelten Minister of Security and Justice

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Response to NOS Journaal and Nieuwsuur reports on the Cees H. case.

The allegation made by the Nieuwsuur news programme that the Minister ‘wrongly’ informed the Dutch House of Representatives about ...

News item | 04-03-2015

Minister Opstelten launches Confidential Extortion Line

Minister Opstelten of the Ministry of Security and Justice has inaugurated the updated Confidential Extortion Line of NL ...

News item | 03-03-2015

Cabinet wants more room for drones

The cabinet wants to expand the scope for the deployment of drones. The expansion of the regulations concerning unmanned aerial ...

News item | 02-03-2015

New legislation on the presence of a lawyer during police questioning submitted to the Lower House

The two bills by Minister Opstelten and Secretary of State Teeven from the Ministry of Justice and Security providing for a ...

News item | 23-02-2015

Increased likelihood of losing Dutch citizenship

Minister Opstelten (Security and Justice) wants to be able to revoke Dutch citizenship in more cases, after prior criminal ...

News item | 28-01-2015

Digital litigation, also in appeal and cassation cases

The possibilities for digital litigation will be expanded. A simple, digital procedure will now also be introduced for appeal and ...

News item | 23-01-2015

Opstelten: police academy to be repositioned

The training offered by the Police Academy is to be matched more closely to the wishes of the profession. This will mean that the ...

News item | 20-01-2015

Press statement issued following the meeting with Muslim organisations on 9 January 2015

On the afternoon of Friday 9 January, Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher and Ivo Opstelten, Minister of Security and Justice, ...

News item | 09-01-2015

Fewer burglaries everywhere in December, Drenthe wins ‘Harm Alarm Cup’ thanks to biggest reduction

The district of Drenthe, consisting of twelve municipalities, has won the ‘Harm Alarm Cup’, the symbol of the national burglary ...

News item | 06-01-2015

New Year's Eve: Slightly fewer incidents, shift to more minor offences

A total of 8413 incidents were reported this New Year's Eve; a small fall compared to last year. The police made 576 arrests, ...

News item | 05-01-2015

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