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Agreement on safety and quality in forensic care

On Friday, 13 July, Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker and representatives of the Dutch Mental Healthcare Association...

News item | 13-07-2018 | 11:17

No investigation after reports filed about gift of flat

There will be no criminal investigation into the gift of a flat to Alexander Pechtold as a consequence of the over 200 reports...

News item | 13-07-2018 | 11:14

Change in asylum policy on Afghan families with minor children

Requests for asylum from Afghan families with minor children will no longer be rejected on the basis that they could ostensibly...

News item | 11-07-2018 | 13:15

The right to prior consultation of municipalities in case of protective guardians

In future, municipalities will be able to advise the court on whether someone with problematic debts requires the assistance of...

News item | 09-07-2018 | 13:04

Reimer Veldhuis appointed new State Advocate

Effective 1 September 2018 and on the recommendation of Minister Grapperhaus (Justice and Security), R.W. (Reimer) Veldhuis,...

News item | 06-07-2018 | 10:27

Harbers: “Emphasis on the authentic story of LGBTs and converts”

The Immigration and Naturalisation Service (Immigratie- en Naturalisatiedienst (IND) is set to change the way it assesses the...

News item | 04-07-2018 | 18:00

Legal protection of journalistic sources finalised

The Upper House of Parliament today adopted the legislative proposal by Minister of Justice and Security Ferdinand Grapperhaus...

News item | 03-07-2018 | 16:48

DNA sample of suspect with unknown address to possibly be taken earlier

Minister Grapperhaus of Security and Justice is making preparations for the possible earlier collection of DNA material from...

News item | 02-07-2018 | 20:43

Major investment to improve performance of criminal justice chain

Major investments will be made in the criminal justice chain in the coming years, aiming to shorten processing times, improve...

News item | 29-06-2018 | 18:06

New step to expand victims' rights

Persons in pre-trial detention on suspicion of having committed serious sex crimes or violent crimes will be forced to attend...

News item | 28-06-2018 | 07:25