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More breathing space in lockdown, but caution remains

The coronavirus measures are testing everyone’s resilience, both physically and mentally. The longer the crisis continues, the ...

News item | 23-02-2021 | 20:49

Obligation for ICT firms to remove child pornography from servers

ICT firms in the Netherlands could soon be obliged to remove all online child pornography from their servers and an independent ...

News item | 16-02-2021 | 09:18

Some 7.8 million minor traffic offences recorded in 2020

In 7779461, 9,223,477 fines were issued for traffic offences on Dutch roads under the Traffic Regulations (Administrative ...

News item | 10-02-2021 | 11:20

Grapperhaus sets up COVID riot damage fund for entrepreneurs

Two weeks ago, a multitude of Dutch cities were affected by major riots. As well as being a serious disruption of public order, ...

News item | 09-02-2021 | 11:24

Curfew extended due to possible new wave of infections

The night-time curfew currently in place has now been extended until 04.30 on Wednesday 3 March. This is necessary because new, ...

News item | 08-02-2021 | 19:25

Minister Dekker suspends intercountry adoption with immediate effect

The Dutch government failed to observe its duty of care for many years by looking the other way and failing to take action in ...

News item | 08-02-2021 | 10:14

Coronavirus situation remains serious, lockdown extended

The number of new positive cases per day is declining and the pressure on hospitals is gradually easing. But new variants of the ...

News item | 02-02-2021 | 21:21

Committee of inquiry: Poch case did not involve de facto extradition

The fact that the Netherlands provided information in September 2009 on the air traffic movements of an Argentinian-Dutch pilot, ...

News item | 01-02-2021 | 15:19

Strategy to resolve and monitor organisational problems within the Dutch Police Force

The organisation of the Central Unit of the Dutch Police Force is in urgent need of improvement, and Minister Grapperhaus has ...

News item | 28-01-2021 | 08:50

Night-time curfew as of Saturday 23 January

On Saturday 23 January a night-time curfew will come into force throughout the Netherlands. The House of Representatives ...

News item | 22-01-2021 | 13:50