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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

Adjustment of entry ban to encourage return

The regulations concerning a ban on entry are being adjusted to encourage illegal foreign nationals to work actively on returning ...

News item | 16-01-2015

295 victims of downed flight MH17 identified

This week one victim of downed flight MH17 was identified. The victim has the Dutch nationality. Including the victims already ...

News item | 13-01-2015

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

New rules as per 1 January 2015

News item | 23-12-2014

Progress of the national tackling of fraud

The government has made substantial progress over the last year in tackling fraud involving public funds. For example, all new ...

News item | 19-12-2014

Secretaries of State Teeven and Van Rijn congratulate institutions for young people

The first certificates for Youth Protection and Juvenile Rehabilitation were awarded in the presence of Secretary of State Teeven. ...

News item | 18-12-2014