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More high-security facilities and stringent regimes for serious criminals

The approach to tackling organised crime has led to an increase in arrests of an ‘exceptional category’ of serious crime ...

News item | 22-11-2021 | 10:58

Grapperhaus announces urgent measures and an in-depth investigation into Working Under Cover in the police force

Today, Minister Grapperhaus of Justice and Security submitted the public conclusions of the Brouwer Committee report to the House ...

News item | 17-11-2021 | 12:02

New legal instruments for the confiscation of criminal assets

The Dutch government will introduce legislation to provide additional legal means to confiscate criminal assets. Today, Minister ...

News item | 17-11-2021 | 11:53

Rinnooy Kan to investigate questions about the Royal House in the case against Poch

Prof. A.H.G. (Alexander) Rinnooy Kan is to carry out an investigation following questions in the House of Representatives about ...

News item | 17-11-2021 | 11:49

Infection rate must go down: stricter rules to limit person-to-person contacts

The government is tightening up measures to combat the sharp increase in coronavirus infections and avoid putting further ...

News item | 12-11-2021 | 20:45

Minister Dekker relaunches inquiry into domestic adoptions

The current inquiry into domestic adoptions in the Netherlands between 1956 and 1984 will be discontinued. The inquiry into the ...

News item | 09-11-2021 | 12:33

Bill to provide legal basis for processing of personal data by NCTV sent to House of Representatives

On the recommendation of Minister Grapperhaus of Security and Justice, the Council of Ministers has agreed to a bill to provide a ...

News item | 09-11-2021 | 11:51

Set-up of first seven cannabis-growing farms for experiment has commenced

To date, the ‘closed coffee shop chain experiment’ – also known as the ‘weed experiment’ – has involved the designation of seven ...

News item | 04-11-2021 | 12:28

Infections must decrease, appropriate measures needed

In recent weeks the number of coronavirus infections in the Netherlands has risen rapidly. More and more people are being ...

News item | 02-11-2021 | 19:15

Improved monitoring bolsters integrity of legal profession

In order to bolster the quality and independence of the monitoring of the legal profession, the government will replace the ...

News item | 01-11-2021 | 12:01