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Stricter regime for asylum seekers causing nuisance

From now on, asylum seekers who cause serious nuisance will be housed in an Enforcement and Supervision Location (HTL) in ...

News item | 18-12-2019 | 12:01

Netherlands takes joint action to support refugees and host communities with Prospects Partnership

The kick off of the Prospects Partnership was announced today by The Netherlands, together with the World Bank Group - including ...

News item | 18-12-2019 | 12:00

New law for more effective implementation of sanctions comes into effect

In order to ensure that perpetrators have served out their prison sentence, carried out their community service or paid their ...

News item | 18-12-2019 | 11:16

New law as of 1 January 2020: collective action for compensation of large-scale damage

Private citizens and businesses that suffer large-scale damage, for example because of vehicles that have been tampered with, ...

News item | 12-12-2019 | 10:30

Higher sentences for fraud involving new payment methods

Fraud involving new payment methods, such as applications that allow you to transfer money with your mobile phone or Internet ...

News item | 11-12-2019 | 11:32

Expert's certificate for transgenders to lapse

At the moment, transgender persons require an expert's certificate to change the sex on their birth certificate. The certificate ...

News item | 10-12-2019 | 11:28

National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism: threat level lowered to 3, attack in the Netherlands ‘conceivable’

The National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism has lowered the threat level in the Netherlands to 3 out of 5, meaning ...

News item | 09-12-2019 | 11:24

Dekker: preventing and addressing integrity violations

There must be no doubt as to the government's integrity in a state based on the rule of law. Integrity violations, criminal ...

News item | 06-12-2019 | 11:18

Join the World Press Freedom Conference 2020

The Kingdom of the Netherlands and UNESCO will host the World Press Freedom Conference next year. The event will take place on ...

News item | 02-12-2019 | 13:49

First ministerial conference on Belgian-Dutch cross-border crime

Koen Geens, the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice, and Pieter De Crem, the Belgian Minister of the Interior ...

News item | 02-12-2019 | 11:12