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Partial lockdown to continue

Measures remain necessary so we can protect one another The number of coronavirus infections is falling. That is good news. We ...

News item | 17-11-2020 | 20:22

Government and municipalities tackle possession of weapons among young people

The possession of weapons among young people is not normal. Weapons are forbidden. Nevertheless, stabbing incidents occur among ...

News item | 11-11-2020 | 14:55

Toolbox for local approach to dealing with nuisance asylum seekers

Today, Minister for Migration Ankie Broekers-Knol (Asylum and Migration) presented a toolbox equipped with measures for dealing ...

News item | 10-11-2020 | 16:57

Appointment of MIT programme team to tackle subversive crime

A programme leadership team has been appointed for the Multidisciplinary Intervention Team (MIT) to tackle organised subversive ...

News item | 10-11-2020 | 16:52

New law lowers threshold for prosecution of rape

All forms of involuntary sex will now be punishable as rape. Minister Grapperhaus of Justice and Security wants his Sex Crimes ...

News item | 05-11-2020 | 07:46

Understaffing and heavy workload still an issue for police

The heavy workload currently being experienced by the police as a result of understaffing in area-based policing and the pressure ...

News item | 04-11-2020 | 07:42

Temporary tightening of partial lockdown

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

News item | 03-11-2020 | 20:36

Additional reception capacity for asylum seekers and accommodation for residence permit holders becoming increasingly urgent

Greater capacity is required for the reception of asylum seekers. The facilities of the Central Agency for the Reception of ...

News item | 03-11-2020 | 07:37

Grapperhaus: Terrorist acts in France require alertness across Europe

The Ministers of Justice of the Vendôme Group have held an online meeting in response to the shocking terrorist attacks in Paris ...

News item | 30-10-2020 | 19:00

Municipalities granted right to prior consultation on protective guardians from 1 January 2021

People with problematic debts will receive better assistance with effect from 1 January 2021 because municipalities may advise ...

News item | 30-10-2020 | 08:38