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  1. Additional funds for the Centre for Sexual Violence

    Over the next 3 years, Stichting Landelijk Centrum Seksueel Geweld (LCSG) will be able to count on more than €1.1 million. This ...

    News item | 15-01-2024 | 16:00

  2. New regulation simplifies the exchange of digital evidence in criminal cases within Europe

    Effective as of March 2026, the 'eEvidence' regulation will come into force within the European Union. The regulation strengthens ...

    News item | 09-01-2024 | 09:00

  3. Excesses overshadow otherwise orderly New Year's Eve

    New Year's Eve 2023-2024 unfolded with fewer incidents and, in many areas, in an orderly manner. Nevertheless, excesses with ...

    News item | 05-01-2024 | 17:00

  4. Name change free for descendants of enslaved persons

    Descendants of enslaved persons will be able to change their surname for free as of 2024. The Council of Ministers has agreed to ...

    News item | 22-12-2023 | 14:45

  5. Audit and annual report obligatory for fewer companies

    The government has made a proposal to oblige fewer companies to have their annual report audited and to draw up an annual report. ...

    News item | 22-12-2023 | 14:34

  6. Fully digital general meetings will be allowed again

    Fully digital meetings will be allowed again for legal entities under private law, such as private companies, public limited ...

    News item | 22-12-2023 | 08:49

  7. New legislation as of 1 January 2024

    As of 1 January 2024, animal abuse and animal neglect will be punished more strictly and effectively. The use of personal data ...

    News item | 18-12-2023 | 08:00

  8. Nationwide study of sewage water for drug use

    To get a clearer picture of drug use in the Netherlands, a nationwide study is being conducted on drug residues in sewage water. ...

    News item | 15-12-2023 | 16:55

  9. With the holidays coming up, beware of online criminals posing as delivery services, warns central government

    Research shows: three in five Dutch people occasionally receive a fake message that appears to come from a delivery service, ...

    News item | 14-12-2023 | 08:00

  10. Maximum sentences for serious drug-related crimes increased

    The most severe forms of drug-related crime may soon be cracked down on. The organised crime involved in hard drugs has changed ...

    News item | 11-12-2023 | 09:00