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Support for class action for damages

The Senate today passed a bill from Sander Dekker, the Minister for Legal Protection, which will henceforth enable citizens and ...

News item | 19-03-2019 | 14:32

Press conference by Rutte and Grapperhaus on shooting in Utrecht

Press conference by Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister of Justice and Security FerdinandĀ Grapperhaus on shooting in Utrecht.

News item | 18-03-2019 | 17:05

172 officers to become available in Amsterdam thanks to more efficient police custody care

The police custody care in Amsterdam will be centralised from three locations to one site at the Schiphol Detention Centre. This ...

News item | 14-03-2019 | 12:00

Fugitive convicts strategy yields first positive result

The number of convicted persons who are yet to serve their sentence has fallen slightly over the past year. Figures on the number ...

News item | 05-03-2019 | 10:30

New law to help fight computer crime

The Computer Crime Act III (wet Computercriminaliteit III) will take effect on 1 March 2019. It gives the courts and the police ...

News item | 28-02-2019 | 10:52

Threat level remains at 4, situation convoluted

The threat situation in the Netherlands was convoluted in the past year, due partly to the threat of a complex planned attack ...

News item | 26-02-2019 | 10:49

Partnerships to be revamped

Launching a company as a group of entrepreneurs is about to become easier. Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker has ...

News item | 21-02-2019 | 10:45

Online games of chance safer thanks to new legislation

Today, the Senate approved the Remote Betting and Gaming Act. Thanks to the new Act, which was approved by the House of ...

News item | 19-02-2019 | 10:40

RIVM concludes exploratory analysis of hexavalent chromium in prisons

There is no evidence to suggest that additional health risks were present in Custodial Institutions Agency (DJI) facilities as a ...

News item | 12-02-2019 | 10:36

Thinking along with the judge

Under a proposal launched by Minister Dekker (Legal Protection), the most senior administrative judges in the country will be ...

News item | 08-02-2019 | 09:56