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Improved support for victims of a crime

To better aid victims in coming to terms with the fallout of a crime, the government is turning the spotlight on options for ...

News item | 08-01-2020 | 11:57

Prohibition of anti-democratic organisations made easier

It is necessary to take a robust approach to radical or extremist organisations with goals or activities that are in conflict ...

News item | 20-12-2019 | 07:00

Funds available for new ways of providing legal aid

In order to provide faster and better help to Dutch citizens faced with a problem, Minister of Legal Protection Dekker has ...

News item | 19-12-2019 | 13:44

Bill on reflection period for listed companies goes to House of Representatives

The board of directors of a Dutch listed company will be given a reflection period of up to 250 days to enable a proper response ...

News item | 19-12-2019 | 11:07

Authorities can more easily tip each other off regarding criminal activities

Municipalities, provinces and the central government will soon be able to more quickly and efficiently inform each other when ...

News item | 19-12-2019 | 07:00

Stricter regime for asylum seekers causing nuisance

From now on, asylum seekers who cause serious nuisance will be housed in an Enforcement and Supervision Location (HTL) in ...

News item | 18-12-2019 | 12:01

New law for more effective implementation of sanctions comes into effect

In order to ensure that perpetrators have served out their prison sentence, carried out their community service or paid their ...

News item | 18-12-2019 | 11:16

New law as of 1 January 2020: collective action for compensation of large-scale damage

Private citizens and businesses that suffer large-scale damage, for example because of vehicles that have been tampered with, ...

News item | 12-12-2019 | 10:30

Higher sentences for fraud involving new payment methods

Fraud involving new payment methods, such as applications that allow you to transfer money with your mobile phone or Internet ...

News item | 11-12-2019 | 11:32

National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism: threat level lowered to 3, attack in the Netherlands ‘conceivable’

The National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism has lowered the threat level in the Netherlands to 3 out of 5, meaning ...

News item | 09-12-2019 | 11:24