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Over 8 million traffic violations detected in 2021

In 2021, some 8,024,118 traffic offences were detected under the Traffic Regulations (Administrative Enforcement) Act (Wet ...

News item | 31-03-2022 | 12:00

Additional support for affected parents with children taken into care

Parents whose children were taken into care as a result of the childcare benefits scandal are to receive additional support in ...

News item | 31-03-2022 | 09:32

Reception of refugees from Ukraine is taking shape

The reception of refugees from Ukraine is taking shape – for the short term in the form of mostly basic accommodation for the ...

News item | 30-03-2022 | 16:39

Government offers better prospects to Ukrainian refugees

In response to the horrific events in Ukraine, the Dutch government is preparing to receive large numbers of people who have been ...

News item | 17-03-2022 | 13:32

Additional investments in fight against international drug trafficking

The security of our logistics hubs and ‘mainports’ is being strengthened in the fight against international drug trafficking. ...

News item | 15-03-2022 | 10:10

Strengthening French-Dutch cooperation for counterterrorism and combating subversive activity

Minister of Justice and Security Yesilgöz-Zegerius was in Paris this week with a strong delegation from the Dutch government for ...

News item | 10-03-2022 | 13:06

Emergency sirens test on Monday 7 March

At noon on the first Monday of the month, all 4,278 emergency sirens in the Netherlands are tested. This will also be the case on ...

News item | 02-03-2022 | 15:30

Initial reception centre for Ukrainian refugees to open in Amsterdam today

As of today, the first wave of Ukrainian refugees who fled to the Netherlands and need a place to stay can make their way to ...

News item | 01-03-2022 | 10:04

Sharing personal data for the purpose of intimidation to be made a criminal offence

Sharing personal data for the purpose of harassing someone, also called doxing, needs to be made prosecutable under criminal law. ...

News item | 28-02-2022 | 12:52

Criminalisation of espionage updated for the modern age

Minister Yeşilgöz-Zegerius will today submit for consultation a legislative proposal to add a new provision to the Criminal Code. ...

News item | 28-02-2022 | 12:31