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Increased customization of sentencing
Sentencing can be made more suitable and person-centred. This is the outcome of an investigatory analysis of the current ...
Use of personal data for the objective of harassment to become criminal offence
Sharing another individual's personal data with the intention of harassment will become a criminal offence. Today, the Senate ...
Senate approves UAE treaties against organised crime
The Senate approved two bilateral treaties with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today to address cross-border organised crime. The ...
Prime Minister Rutte tenders government’s resignation
Prime Minister Mark Rutte has tendered to His Majesty the King the resignation of all ministers and state secretaries. The King ...
Request for 90,000 Ukranian refugee accommodation spaces to remain unchanged at this stage
Currently, the refugee inflow from Ukraine is lower than projected in the 2023 forecast. Consequently, the stipulated commitment ...
Colonial collections to be returned to Indonesia and Sri Lanka
At the request of Indonesia and Sri Lanka , the Netherlands will be returning 478 objects of cultural significance to Indonesia ...
Dutch government announces second aid package for Ukraine, and new envoy for reconstruction efforts
The Netherlands has earmarked over €118 million for its second aid package for Ukraine for 2023. A sum of €93 million will be ...
Minister embraces improvements following inspections at Den Hey-Acker
All recommendations made by the inspectorates will be adopted following two serious incidents at the Den Hey-Acker government ...
Tougher approach to organized crime under criminal law
The approach to organized crime under criminal law will be intensified in the fight against ruthless criminals who threaten our ...
Legislative surrogacy regulations
Surrogacy is regulated by legislation in the Netherlands. To date, no specific regulations were in place for parenthood after ...