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Criminal prosecution of harassment through the sharing of personal data

Sharing personal information for the purpose of harassing someone needs to be made prosecutable under criminal law. Doxing, which ...

News item | 12-07-2021 | 15:06

Lelystad recommended as alternative for replacing ‘the Bunker’ law courts

An advisory committee set up by the Council for the Judiciary has advised the Central Government Real Estate Agency (RVB: ...

News item | 08-07-2021 | 15:02

‘State of Migration constitutes starting point for balanced migration debate’

Wednesday 7 July saw State Secretary for Justice and Security Ankie Broekers-Knol submit the first edition of the State of ...

News item | 07-07-2021 | 12:54

Maximum duration of conditional release of detainees reduced to two years as from today

Today sees the entry into force of the Sanctions and Protection Act. As a result, perpetrators of serious crimes will no longer ...

News item | 01-07-2021 | 14:44

More opportunities for NCSC and DTC to share threat and incident information

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and Digital Trust Center (DTC) are working together to help make the Netherlands ...

News item | 29-06-2021 | 14:24

NCTV: Cyber Attacks Impair Society’s Central Nervous System

The digital and physical worlds are no longer distinguishable from each other and digital processes have become society’s central ...

News item | 28-06-2021 | 13:06

Police collective labour agreement signed

This year, police officers will receive a salary increase of 1.3% and a one-off payment of €750. In addition, agreements have ...

News item | 28-06-2021 | 10:50

Maximum sentence for manslaughter will be increased

The maximum prison sentence for manslaughter will be increased from 15 to 25 years. This will bring the maximum sentence for ...

News item | 24-06-2021 | 10:45

New Code of Criminal Procedure will be tested in practice

The bill for the new Dutch Code of Criminal Procedure was recently sent to the Council of State for its advice. The current Code ...

News item | 24-06-2021 | 10:16

Direct ban on anti-democratic organisations possible

The Dutch democratic rule of law cannot be taken for granted. This is why the Dutch government is constantly working to ...

News item | 22-06-2021 | 09:56