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Step 2: Indoor sports facilities to reopen and more scope for activities outdoors

The number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals has fallen slightly. And, with more than 6 million vaccine doses administered, the ...

News item | 11-05-2021 | 20:15

Use of force by investigating officers assessed in accordance with new legal framework

The Dutch Criminal Code will be updated with a separate offence for investigating officers who are guilty of contravening the ...

News item | 11-05-2021 | 09:46

Holding parents responsible for preventing punishable behaviour by their children

Parents are primarily responsible for keeping adolescents on the right path. The way children are raised is crucial to preventing ...

News item | 11-05-2021 | 09:41

Step 1: shops and outdoor seating at restaurants and cafés will partially reopen; evening curfew lifted

Please note: this news item was published on 20 April. Read more about  the current approach to tackling coronavirus in the ...

News item | 20-04-2021 | 19:11

Suspects now required to be present in court

Victims or their surviving relatives should have the opportunity to tell a suspect what the crime has done to them. That is why ...

News item | 20-04-2021 | 11:27

NCTV Threat Assessment: Attack in the Netherlands conceivable, no indications of preparations for an attack

At present, there are individuals in the Netherlands who are becoming radicalised and those who are already highly radicalised ...

News item | 15-04-2021 | 08:17

Plan to reopen society step by step

We’re at a crossroads. The number of infections in the Netherlands is still rising, as is the number of COVID-19 patients in ...

News item | 13-04-2021 | 19:00

Safety arrangements for children in the Caribbean Netherlands improved

The safety of children is always paramount, especially within a family. This should always be absolutely clear, both in the ...

News item | 31-03-2021 | 09:11

Ministries and VNG set out scenario for the future of child and family protection

As far as the Ministries of Justice and Security and of Health, Welfare and Sport and the Association of Netherlands ...

News item | 30-03-2021 | 09:05

Coronavirus measures will be extended

Please note: this news item was published on 23 March. Read more about  the current approach to tackling coronavirus in the ...

News item | 23-03-2021 | 19:30