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  1. Bill for better protection against human trafficking to House of Representatives

    The legislation criminalising human trafficking is to be expanded and simplified to help detect and prosecute offenders of human ...

    News item | 19-04-2024 | 13:37

  2. Temporary municipal reception space urgently needed for asylum

    There is an acute shortage of asylum reception spaces in the Netherlands. Many temporary locations are closing, too few locations ...

    News item | 15-04-2024 | 18:15

  3. Sovereign citizen movement undermines democratic rule of law

    People who declare themselves sovereign turn away from the government and other institutions. Although they tend to keep an open ...

    News item | 09-04-2024 | 16:47

  4. Number of asylum seekers in 2024 in line with previous forecast

    The number of people expected to apply for asylum in the Netherlands this year is in line with the forecast of November 2023. ...

    News item | 05-04-2024 | 14:30

  5. 20 municipalities receive additional support in the approach to youth crime

    For the next 3 years, dozens of additional millions of euros have been reserved to further reduce youth crime in the districts of ...

    News item | 04-04-2024 | 16:15

  6. More effective joint regulation of illicit asset seizure in the EU

    An amendment to the bill to seize illicit assets without a prior criminal conviction will be introduced. This is necessary to tie ...

    News item | 22-03-2024 | 18:00

  7. NSOC partnership in tackling organised crime continued

    The National Collaboration against Subversive Crime (Nationale Samenwerking tegen Ondermijnende Criminaliteit - NSOC) will be ...

    News item | 22-03-2024 | 17:00

  8. New Code of Criminal Procedure enters into force April 1, 2029

    The Ministry of Justice and Security, together with the partners in the criminal justice chain, has set April 1, 2029, as the ...

    News item | 20-03-2024 | 10:00

  9. New act to address sexual offences enters into force on July 1, 2024

    Victims of sexual assault and sexually transgressive behaviour will be better protected under the criminal legislation as of 1 ...

    News item | 20-03-2024 | 07:00

  10. Digital VOG available soon for everyone

    As of mid-May, a Certificate of Good Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent het Gedrag, VOG) will be available to everyone digitally. ...

    News item | 19-03-2024 | 13:00