News - Ministry of Justice and Security
372 news items of Ministry of Justice and Security
Tougher approach to organized crime under criminal law
The approach to organized crime under criminal law will be intensified in the fight against ruthless criminals who threaten our ...
Legislative surrogacy regulations
Surrogacy is regulated by legislation in the Netherlands. To date, no specific regulations were in place for parenthood after ...
The legal profession under supervision of independent national regulator
The legal profession will be supervised by an independent national regulator. Minister for Legal Protection Franc Weerwind has ...
New legislation as of 1 July 2023
New legislation has entered into force on 1 July 2023. Below is an overview of these laws, insofar as they relate to Justice and ...
Minister Weerwind increases access to justice
Minister for Legal Protection Franc Weerwind is taking several measures to increase access to justice. The minister is allocating ...
Additional 12 million for reintegration of (former) convicts
The government is set to increase the funding to assist (former) convicts with a successful reintegration outside prison walls ...
Accessible government desk for cyber security advice
Resilience against cybercrime, digital espionage or sabotage via digital means begins with individual organisations. With ...
Public nuisance and crime rate keeps pace with number of asylum seekers
Nuisance and crime caused by asylum seekers, along with the number of residents in reception, increased in 2022. This is evident ...
Maximum four years' imprisonment for possession of paedophile manuals
As of 1 July 2023, being in possession of material containing instructions to sexually abuse children will be illegal. The Dutch ...
Extradition treaty with Morocco strengthens approach to organised crime
With a bilateral extradition treaty, the Netherlands and Morocco are strengthening the joint approach to cross-border organised ...