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Emotional distress bill submitted to House of Representatives

The bill by Minister Ard van der Steur (Security and Justice) regulating the provision of compensation for emotional distress has ...

News item | 20-07-2015

Position of prostitutes aged under 21 strengthened

Minister Ard van der Steur (Security and Justice) has decided to drop the proposed criminalisation of prostitutes aged under 21. ...

News item | 20-07-2015

Obligation to report data leaks and CBP power to impose fines in effect from 1 January 2016

Effective 1 January 2016, both private and public organisations processing personal data will be obliged to report any security ...

News item | 10-07-2015

Municipalities to play a greater role in tackling organised crime

Local government is playing an increasingly important role in tackling organised crime. The number of administrative interventions ...

News item | 07-07-2015

Segregated detention of terrorists works

The concentration of radical detainees in dedicated Terrorist Units is proving effective. That is the conclusion of various ...

News item | 03-07-2015

Citizens will be digitally summoned as from 1 July 2015

Notices to citizens with no known domicile or residence will no longer be published in daily newspapers, but will, from now on, ...

News item | 30-06-2015

Dutch Senate agrees to the importation of Norwegian prisoners

A definitive agreement has been reached regarding the incarceration of Norwegian prisoners in a penal institution in the ...

News item | 30-06-2015

Inspectorate: no structural malpractice in Van der Hoeven Kliniek

The Inspectorate of Security and Justice did not discover evidence of structural malpractice by the Van der Hoeven Kliniek clinic ...

News item | 30-06-2015

Digital service desk makes it easier to check and pay fines

Today, in Utrecht, the Minister of Security and Justice, Van der Steur, launched the digital service desk for the online ...

News item | 30-06-2015

Senate approves revision of authors' contract law

The Senate has approved the bill submitted by State Secretary Dijkhoff (Security and Justice), which improves the contractual ...

News item | 30-06-2015