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Restricting financial flows in the event of subversion of the rule of law

In order to counter undesirable (foreign) influence and subversion of our Dutch freedoms, democracy and legal order, the Minister ...

News item | 08-06-2021 | 13:00

Earlier collection of cellular material from suspects for DNA analysis, subject to conditions

With robust safeguards in place, cellular material could be collected from suspects earlier in the criminal process. If a suspect ...

News item | 08-06-2021 | 07:00

Dekker: There will always be a risk of wrongdoing with intercountry adoption

In February, the Joustra committee concluded that, for years, the Netherlands had not acted forcefully enough against wrongdoing ...

News item | 04-06-2021 | 16:36

Step 3: nearly everything to reopen, subject to certain conditions

The number of people being admitted to hospital with COVID-19 is falling rapidly. And more and more people are being vaccinated. ...

News item | 28-05-2021 | 19:15

More than 2.2 million traffic offences in first four months of 2021

In the first four months of 2021, 2,233,562 minor traffic offences were detected, which included speeding, running red lights and ...

News item | 28-05-2021 | 09:03

Grapperhaus: lessons to be learned from evaluation of Utrecht tram attack

On 18 March 2019, the Netherlands was rocked by an attack in a tram in Utrecht. Four people were killed, while multiple ...

News item | 26-05-2021 | 08:56

Second step of reopening plan confirmed

The numbers of new ICU and hospital admissions for COVID-19 have continued to fall. This means the government’s decision to take ...

News item | 17-05-2021 | 12:30

Nearly 7 million euros to tackle subversive crime in mainports

Dealing with organised subversive crime in two of our internationally important mainports – the Port of Rotterdam and Amsterdam ...

News item | 14-05-2021 | 10:03

Exemption from criminal liability for aid workers and journalists for staying in areas controlled by terrorist organisations

Dutch and European society must be protected from the danger posed by returnees from areas controlled by terrorist organisations. ...

News item | 12-05-2021 | 09:57

Step 2: Indoor sports facilities to reopen and more scope for activities outdoors

The number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals has fallen slightly. And, with more than 6 million vaccine doses administered, the ...

News item | 11-05-2021 | 20:15