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Prison sentence for threats to be increased to three years

The Minister of Justice and Security, Ferdinand Grapperhaus, would like to increase the maximum prison sentence for threats to ...

News item | 27-04-2019 | 10:57

Modernisation of C2000 to continue

The C2000 system is used for mobile communications between emergency services, for example in the wake of a car collision. A ...

News item | 26-04-2019 | 10:54

High-profile investors join Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019

Today, the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the United States of America announced that APG, PGGM, Silicon Valley Bank, BlackRock, ...

News item | 25-04-2019 | 14:00

Tjibbe Joustra appointed head of committee to investigate past intercountry adoptions

The committee that will investigate the role and responsibility of the Dutch government in the intercountry adoption of children ...

News item | 25-04-2019 | 10:50

Appointment of chair and members of the Insolvency Law Committee

By the Royal Decree of 15 April 2019, the chair and members of the Insolvency Law Committee that Minister for Legal Protection ...

News item | 24-04-2019 | 11:17

Government takes measures against persistent state threats

There is an ongoing threat to our national security posed by other countries. By influencing domestic decision-making, sabotaging ...

News item | 18-04-2019 | 15:30

Innovation cooperation between Singapore and the Netherlands

Ministry of Home Affairs of Singapore and Ministry of Justice and Security of the Netherlands - joint press release.

News item | 17-04-2019 | 10:11

Minister Dekker visits Point Blanche prison on Sint Maarten

Yesterday, Minister Dekker (Legal Protection) and State Secretary Knops (Kingdom Relations) visited a number of detention ...

News item | 12-04-2019 | 16:02

Change of gender registration made easier for transgenders

In future, it will be easier for transgenders to change the gender on their birth certificate. The 'expert's certificate' from a ...

News item | 10-04-2019 | 14:46

Dutch-German collaboration to boost rail freight sector

The Netherlands and Germany are joining forces to increase the appeal and efficiency of rail freight transport even further. ...

News item | 09-04-2019 | 15:34