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  1. Targeted support offered to victims of the childcare benefits scandal with children taken into care

    Victims of the childcare benefits scandal whose children were also involuntarily taken into care will receive a letter from ...

    News item | 18-09-2023 | 17:00

  2. Cabinet prioritises outstanding child support

    Outstanding child support is now given priority in the settlement of debts. This will ensure that parents entitled to child ...

    News item | 15-09-2023 | 14:30

  3. Additional reception places required for refugees from Ukraine

    Some 97,000 municipal reception places will be required for refugees from Ukraine as of 1 February 2024. This signifies an ...

    News item | 04-09-2023 | 15:49

  4. Temporary protection for third country nationals from Ukraine ends on 4 September 2023

    As of 4 September 2023, the Temporary Protection Directive for fugitives from Ukraine will no longer apply to third country ...

    News item | 29-08-2023 | 15:50

  5. Cabinet prohibits Holocaust denial

    It will become explicitly prohibited to publicly condone, deny or trivialize the horrors of the Holocaust. The Cabinet has ...

    News item | 14-07-2023 | 14:51

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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