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The Netherlands lifts travel ban for certain groups of travellers

As of 1 July 2020, the Netherlands has lifted the travel ban for certain groups of travellers, allowing permanent (long-term) ...

News item | 30-06-2020 | 23:30

Sanctions and Protection Act adopted by Upper House of Parliament

On Tuesday, the Upper House of Parliament approved the legislative proposal for the Sanctions and Protection Act (Wet Straffen en ...

News item | 23-06-2020 | 13:57

About 400 MIT specialists to join the fight against subversive crime

In the coming years, the approach to organised subversive crime will be further strengthened with a team of approximately 400 ...

News item | 18-06-2020 | 09:55

Reception facilities and guardianship formally confirmed in partnership with Greece

This Thursday, Minister for Migration Ankie Broekers-Knol and her Greek colleagues Giorgos Koumoutsakos (Migration and Asylum) ...

News item | 18-06-2020 | 09:50

Minister Dekker to expand fugitive convicts strategy

In recent years, the Ministry of Justice and Security, the Police, the Public Prosecution Service, the Central Fine Collection ...

News item | 17-06-2020 | 09:45

Requesting an assessment of the consequences of losing Dutch nationality

Former Dutch nationals who have lost their Dutch nationality and EU citizenship since 1993 may be able to have it restored. An ...

News item | 15-06-2020 | 11:40

DJI: visits and leave possible at all locations

The Custodial Institutions Agency (DJI: Dienst Justitiële Inrichtingen) will be extending the options for visits and leave, from ...

News item | 15-06-2020 | 09:40

Ultimatum for ICT companies that are malicious and negligent in combating online child sexual abuse

Online child sexual abuse must be eradicated. Together with the ICT sector, the Netherlands is working on a tough approach to ...

News item | 09-06-2020 | 17:48

Nearly 2.5 million minor traffic offences in first four months of 2020

In the first four months of 2020, 2,481,352 minor traffic offences were reported, which included speeding, running red lights and ...

News item | 04-06-2020 | 14:30

If you’re going on holiday, make sure you travel smart

Please note: this news item was published on June 3. Read more about the current approach to tackling coronavirus in the ...

News item | 03-06-2020 | 19:54