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  1. 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 ...

    News item | 03-07-2023 | 13:59

  2. Legislative surrogacy regulations

    Surrogacy is regulated by legislation in the Netherlands. To date, no specific regulations were in place for parenthood after ...

    News item | 30-06-2023 | 14:08

  3. 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 ...

    News item | 29-06-2023 | 15:00

  4. 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 ...

    News item | 29-06-2023 | 13:52

  5. 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 ...

    News item | 27-06-2023 | 16:25

  6. 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 ...

    News item | 26-06-2023 | 16:30

  7. Accessible government desk for cyber security advice

    Resilience against cybercrime, digital espionage or sabotage via digital means begins with individual organisations. With ...

    News item | 26-06-2023 | 14:30

  8. 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 ...

    News item | 26-06-2023 | 13:00

  9. 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 ...

    News item | 26-06-2023 | 07:00

  10. 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 ...

    News item | 22-06-2023 | 18:00