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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

Minister Grapperhaus receives advisory report on ‘Making Surveillance and Security System Future-Proof’

In recent years, the cases in the surveillance and security system have become more complex, lengthy and extreme in terms of ...

News item | 27-10-2021 | 11:58

NCTV Threat Assessment: No concrete indications of attacks – threat nevertheless conceivable

At present, there are individuals in the Netherlands who are becoming radicalised or who are already highly radicalised and pose, ...

News item | 26-10-2021 | 11:50

3,300 weapons handed in during knife amnesty

Last week, 3,300 weapons were handed in to the police during the national knife amnesty. A range of weapons including machetes, ...

News item | 22-10-2021 | 11:47

Improvements at the State Advocate’s office

In response to the embezzlement of funds at the State Advocate’s office, Minister Grapperhaus of Justice and Security asked two ...

News item | 19-10-2021 | 11:44

Extra police officers for community and online policing, investigative capacity and BOAs

Thanks to a structural investment of 114.5 million euros, 700 officers will be added to the Dutch police for community and online ...

News item | 14-10-2021 | 11:35

Joint statement by Knoops’ Advocaten, on behalf of their client Mr Poch, and Minister of Justice and Security Grapperhaus

Minister of Justice and Security (Ferd) Grapperhaus, representing the State of the Netherlands, and Mr J.A. (Julio) Poch have ...

News item | 11-10-2021 | 14:01

Almost 3 million minor traffic offences recorded in the second four-month period of 2021

In the second four-month period of 2021 (May–August), 2,977,737 minor traffic offences were penalised under the Traffic ...

News item | 06-10-2021 | 09:51

Informal meeting Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands on crisis and disaster management

Both the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent floods have had a major impact in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. All three ...

News item | 01-10-2021 | 19:29

Minister Broekers-Knol takes important step in cooperation on migration with Egypt

The Netherlands and Egypt have signed a letter of intent regarding their broad cooperation on migration. Minister Broekers-Knol ...

News item | 01-10-2021 | 14:38