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Minister Grapperhaus: 'Passenger data are important in the fight against terrorism and serious crime'

Airlines will soon have to supply their passenger data to a new national passenger information unit (Pi-NL). The main aim is to ...

News item | 31-01-2019 | 08:00

Minister Dekker: It will soon be easier to claim compensation for large-scale damage or loss

Citizens and business owners who suffer large-scale damage or loss will soon find it easier to claim compensation. Currently, it ...

News item | 29-01-2019 | 15:55

Visit to terrorist-controlled zones to be a punishable offence

Unauthorised stays in territories that are in the hands of terrorist organisations may become a criminal offence, punishable with ...

News item | 24-01-2019 | 16:34

Maximum duration of conditional release reduced to two years

Perpetrators of serious crimes will no longer be released automatically after having served two-thirds of their sentence. In ...

News item | 17-01-2019 | 07:49

Minister Grapperhaus to augment independent position of WODC

It is necessary to augment the independent position of the WODC (Research and Documentation Centre) from the Ministry of Justice ...

News item | 15-01-2019 | 07:53

Free check of businesses' camera systems

Half of all images recorded by private camera systems in the Netherlands are unsuitable for tracking down suspects. Ferdinand ...

News item | 10-01-2019 | 07:59

Right of residence transition scheme for British citizens in the Netherlands

The Dutch government has decided that, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, British citizens and their families who are lawfully ...

News item | 07-01-2019 | 10:50

Positive initial results of Alcohol Meter

The Alcohol Meter can help to prevent alcohol abuse and alcohol-related crime. It is proving to be a reliable means of verifying ...

News item | 20-12-2018 | 15:00

New legislation as of 1 January 2019

An overview of the most significant legislation coming into effect. Closure of premises associated with drugs Mayors may close ...

News item | 20-12-2018 | 10:41

Report Crime Anonymously anti-crime campaign in the Port of Moerdijk

In the presence of Ferdinand Grapperhaus, the Minister for Justice and Security, the Moerdijk municipal authorities on Tuesday ...

News item | 11-12-2018 | 09:48