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  1. Increased customization of sentencing

    Sentencing can be made more suitable and person-centred. This is the outcome of an investigatory analysis of the current ...

    News item | 13-07-2023 | 17:00

  2. Use of personal data for the objective of harassment to become criminal offence

    Sharing another individual's personal data with the intention of harassment will become a criminal offence. Today, the Senate ...

    News item | 12-07-2023 | 08:00

  3. Senate approves UAE treaties against organised crime

    The Senate approved two bilateral treaties with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today to address cross-border organised crime. The ...

    News item | 11-07-2023 | 16:30

  4. Request for 90,000 Ukranian refugee accommodation spaces to remain unchanged at this stage

    Currently, the refugee inflow from Ukraine is lower than projected in the 2023 forecast. Consequently, the stipulated commitment ...

    News item | 07-07-2023 | 15:00

  5. Minister embraces improvements following inspections at Den Hey-Acker

    All recommendations made by the inspectorates will be adopted following two serious incidents at the Den Hey-Acker government ...

    News item | 03-07-2023 | 14:01

  6. Tougher approach to organized crime under criminal law

    The approach to organized crime under criminal law will be intensified in the fight against ruthless criminals who threaten our ...

    News item | 03-07-2023 | 13:59

  7. Legislative surrogacy regulations

    Surrogacy is regulated by legislation in the Netherlands. To date, no specific regulations were in place for parenthood after ...

    News item | 30-06-2023 | 14:08

  8. The legal profession under supervision of independent national regulator

    The legal profession will be supervised by an independent national regulator. Minister for Legal Protection Franc Weerwind has ...

    News item | 29-06-2023 | 15:00

  9. New legislation as of 1 July 2023

    New legislation has entered into force on 1 July 2023. Below is an overview of these laws, insofar as they relate to Justice and ...

    News item | 29-06-2023 | 13:52

  10. Minister Weerwind increases access to justice

    Minister for Legal Protection Franc Weerwind is taking several measures to increase access to justice. The minister is allocating ...

    News item | 27-06-2023 | 16:25