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Structural improvement in digital resilience

The digital resilience of the Netherlands is at risk of being outpaced by the ever-increasing digital threat. Moreover, the ...

News item | 12-06-2019 | 08:18

NCTV: Disruption of society is a danger

There is a permanent digital threat to national security. Nearly all vital processes and systems in the Netherlands are partly or ...

News item | 12-06-2019 | 08:11

Screening within the Benelux to be reinforced

The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg have concluded more stringent agreements on exchanging judicial data. These agreements ...

News item | 06-06-2019 | 14:31

Improved position of employees in case of company restart

Upon restart of a company following liquidation, all its employees must in principle be employed by the new owner under the same ...

News item | 29-05-2019 | 14:28

Extra funding for asylum, justice system and forensic care

The Ministry of Justice and Security is to receive EUR 270 million to cover additional expenditure in 2019 under the Spring ...

News item | 27-05-2019 | 13:50

English translation of the Kingdom Bill approving the Rotterdam Rules available

The House of Representatives is currently considering a Kingdom Bill regarding the approval of the United Nations Convention on ...

News item | 23-05-2019 | 15:10

Non-consensual sex and sexual harassment become punishable

Sexually transgressive behaviour cannot be tolerated. Minister Grapperhaus (Justice and Security) intends to expand the law to ...

News item | 22-05-2019 | 11:01

Prison sentence for threats to be increased to three years

The Minister of Justice and Security, Ferdinand Grapperhaus, would like to increase the maximum prison sentence for threats to ...

News item | 27-04-2019 | 10:57

Modernisation of C2000 to continue

The C2000 system is used for mobile communications between emergency services, for example in the wake of a car collision. A ...

News item | 26-04-2019 | 10:54

Tjibbe Joustra appointed head of committee to investigate past intercountry adoptions

The committee that will investigate the role and responsibility of the Dutch government in the intercountry adoption of children ...

News item | 25-04-2019 | 10:50