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New European privacy regulations come a step closer

The Senate has today adopted a law put forward by Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker which implements the EU’s new...

News item | 15-05-2018 | 10:49

Dekker: end to automatic eligibility for conditional release

To increase society's sense of security and justice, future custodial sentences will actually have to be spent within prison...

News item | 01-05-2018 | 09:47

2017 Immigration Services Report: Number of asylum seekers holding steady, composition has changed

The total volume of asylum seekers – consisting of first-time and repeat applications and family reunifications – registered by...

News item | 30-04-2018 | 09:43

Cyber security: essential for economic and social opportunities

The new National Cyber Security Agenda (NCSA) strengthens our digital security and ensures that the vital interests of the...

News item | 21-04-2018 | 09:34

Dutch Government pledges increased support for vulnerable young people

Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Hugo de Jonge and Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker have mapped out a...

News item | 16-04-2018 | 09:15

Legislative proposal for bearer shares sent to House of Representatives

Bearer shares are being discontinued for unlisted companies. Soon, it will only be possible to trade bearer shares via a...

News item | 10-04-2018 | 14:52

Senate assents to compensation for emotional loss

Today, the Senate accepted a legislative proposal from Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker that will regulate...

News item | 10-04-2018 | 14:47

Measures to combat financial flows from countries that are not free

The government is looking at ways to prevent money from foreign countries being used to buy undesirable influence over Dutch...

News item | 29-03-2018 | 16:00

National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism: although threat is changing, level will remain at 4

The jihadist threat in the Netherlands is changing. Due to the collapse of the 'caliphate', ISIS has been weakened....

News item | 26-03-2018 | 10:25

Restricted retention obligation for telecommunication data in investigations

A ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has led Ferdinand Grapperhaus, the Minister of Justice and Security, to...

News item | 26-03-2018 | 10:01