News - Ministry of Justice and Security
372 news items of Ministry of Justice and Security
Minister Weerwind allocates 26 million euros in compensation of legal aid providers for high inflation
Minister Franc Weerwind for Legal Protection is compensating legal aid providers such as lawyers and mediators for cost increases ...
Council of Ministers approves higher maximum sentencing for participation in a terrorist organisation
Acting on a proposal by Justice and Security Minister Yeşilgöz-Zegerius, the Council of Ministers agreed to submit a bill to the ...
Pilot project for digital duty to report with area bans in Rotterdam, Leeuwarden and Utrecht
The municipalities of Rotterdam, Leeuwarden and Utrecht will be conducting a pilot for the digital duty to report for disruptive ...
More than 3 million traffic offences in second term 2023
In the second four-month term of 2023 (May to August), 3,139,438 traffic offences were recorded under the Traffic Regulations ...
Launch of campaign against cybercrime - Online fraud can happen to anyone
The central government campaign 'Laat je niet interneppen' focuses on recognising and preventing online crime. A commonly used ...
State of Migration: global migration influx in 2022
The year 2022 marked a global migration surge compared to 2021. This also holds true for the Netherlands: 403,108 individuals ...
Temporary Protection Directive for refugees from Ukraine extended until 4 March 2025
The war in Ukraine is still ongoing. Accordingly, EU member states have agreed today in Brussels to extend the current Temporary ...
International efforts to combat organized crime intensified
The international fight against organized (drug) crime requires further intensification. Minister Yeşilgöz-Zegerius of Justice ...
New Benelux police treaty to enter into force on 1 October
Police officers from Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg can now collaborate more conveniently and effectively across their ...
Budget Day 2023: investing in protecting the democratic rule of law
Organised, subversive crime is having a major impact on society. Guardians of the rule of law, such as journalists and lawyers, ...