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Less burglaries on shorter days

The Shorter Days Offensive of the police and the municipalities has resulted in a decline of 12 per cent in the number of home ...

News item | 16-04-2014

Clarity for children who are long-term residents in in the Netherlands

The Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (Immigratie en Naturalisatiedienst, IND) has virtually finalised the long-term ...

News item | 14-04-2014

Judgment Court of Justice requires change in private copying levies

The judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the case of ACI A’dam against Stichting de Thuiskopie has an impact ...

News item | 10-04-2014

Dutch Lower House passes bill revising supervision of Bar

The Dutch Lower House has passed the bill, proposed by State Secretary Teeven (Security and Justice), paving the way for a ...

News item | 08-04-2014

Foreign nationals detained less often

Foreign nationals are placed in detention less often. In 2013, 3,670 foreign nationals were placed in detention. The year before, ...

News item | 04-04-2014

A single permit for work and residency from 1 April

Foreign nationals coming to the Netherlands to work for a period longer than three months will receive a combined residence and ...

News item | 01-04-2014

Laws taking effect

News item | 01-04-2014

Teeven and Van Rijn improving position of children in acrimonious divorces

State Secretaries Fred Teeven (Security and Justice) and Martin van Rijn (Health, Welfare, and Sport) are taking measures to ...

News item | 31-03-2014

Additional support in the fight against crime in Curacao

The Netherlands will be offering additional support in the fight against crime in Curacao. Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and ...

News item | 31-03-2014

Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund pays out € 12.7 million

In 2013, a near total of 8,000 victims submitted a claim to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund (Schadefonds ...

News item | 17-03-2014