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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Extra measures to tackle capacity problems in prisons

    Minister Weerwind of Legal Protection is taking additional measures to address the capacity shortage in prisons. Due to staff ...

    News item | 15-03-2024 | 14:24

  5. Number of minor traffic offences back to ‘pre-COVID-19' era

    With almost 8.5 million minor traffic offences under the Traffic Regulations (Administrative Enforcement) Act (Wahv) in 2023, the ...

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

  6. Trans-Atlantic pilot started with Digital Travel Credential

    This morning, KL672 landed at Schiphol Airport from Montreal with passengers using Digital Travel Credential (DTC) which guided ...

    News item | 29-02-2024 | 09:30

  7. Fewer financial accountability obligations for companies

    Fewer companies are required to have an accountant audit their annual reports and to prepare a management report and fewer ...

    News item | 16-02-2024 | 14:55

  8. Convention signed to combat international crime more effectively

    On Wednesday 14 February 2024, 32 states signed the Ljubljana - The Hague Convention at the Peace Palace in The Hague. State ...

    News item | 14-02-2024 | 18:30

  9. Rules for collection services as of 1 April

    From 1 April 2024, collection service providers will have to meet quality requirements and will be required to register. With ...

    News item | 09-02-2024 | 14:30

  10. Declaration by the Ministry of Justice and Security about emergency meeting with the police and Public Prosecution Service concerning the protests by farmers

    This morning, the Minister of Justice and Security, the police and the Public Prosecution Service (OM) held an emergency meeting ...

    News item | 07-02-2024 | 18:27