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Appointment of MIT programme team to tackle subversive crime

A programme leadership team has been appointed for the Multidisciplinary Intervention Team (MIT) to tackle organised subversive ...

News item | 10-11-2020 | 16:52

New law lowers threshold for prosecution of rape

All forms of involuntary sex will now be punishable as rape. Minister Grapperhaus of Justice and Security wants his Sex Crimes ...

News item | 05-11-2020 | 07:46

Understaffing and heavy workload still an issue for police

The heavy workload currently being experienced by the police as a result of understaffing in area-based policing and the pressure ...

News item | 04-11-2020 | 07:42

Temporary tightening of partial lockdown

Please note: this news item was published on 3 November. Read more about  the current approach to tackling coronavirus in the ...

News item | 03-11-2020 | 20:36

Additional reception capacity for asylum seekers and accommodation for residence permit holders becoming increasingly urgent

Greater capacity is required for the reception of asylum seekers. The facilities of the Central Agency for the Reception of ...

News item | 03-11-2020 | 07:37

Grapperhaus: Terrorist acts in France require alertness across Europe

The Ministers of Justice of the Vendôme Group have held an online meeting in response to the shocking terrorist attacks in Paris ...

News item | 30-10-2020 | 19:00

Municipalities granted right to prior consultation on protective guardians from 1 January 2021

People with problematic debts will receive better assistance with effect from 1 January 2021 because municipalities may advise ...

News item | 30-10-2020 | 08:38

Strengthening the position of independent bailiffs

The Royal Dutch Organisation of Bailiffs (KBvG) and Minister Dekker (Legal Protection) have signed a covenant on the future way ...

News item | 29-10-2020 | 07:53

Municipalities to tackle problem-causing asylum seekers with financial assistance

Over the next few months, ten municipalities will be taking additional measures to tackle problem-causing asylum seekers. ...

News item | 20-10-2020 | 13:05

NCTV Threat Assessment: Attack in the Netherlands imaginable, with loners primary threat

There are currently individuals in the Netherlands who are radicalising or are already highly radicalised, and who may pose a ...

News item | 15-10-2020 | 08:42