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Lower fees for travel documents

As of 1 January 2016, the fees for passports and identity cards for adults will be reduced by €2.67. This means municipalities ...

News item | 02-10-2015 | 16:30

Pay cap for public officials on temporary contracts

The pay of top officials on temporary contracts in the public and semi-public sectors must be standardised from day one and, ...

News item | 02-10-2015 | 16:30

Cabinet approves simplification of administrative justice system

The number of specialist courts hearing administrative cases in the highest instance will be reduced from three to one in order ...

News item | 11-09-2015 | 15:00

St Maarten must put budget in order

The Council of Ministers for the Kingdom has decided to instruct St Maarten to put its budget for 2015 and multi-year forecasts ...

News item | 04-09-2015 | 15:30

Government to strengthen urban areas through City Deals

The government is keen to enter into City Deals with cities and other stakeholders, as part of the Dutch Urban Agenda. The deals ...

News item | 29-06-2015 | 16:03

Huis ten Bosch Palace to be renovated in one go

The cabinet has agreed to send the House of Representatives a letter on the renovation of Huis ten Bosch Palace prepared by the ...

News item | 19-06-2015 | 18:32

Appointment of mayors may be removed from the Constitution

The provision stipulating that mayors and King's commissioners are appointed by Royal Decree may be removed from the Constitution ...

News item | 19-06-2015 | 17:11

Ban on wearing face coverings in education and care sectors, public buildings and public transport

Today, the cabinet approved a bill put forward by Interior Minister Ronald Plasterk banning the wearing of clothing that covers ...

News item | 22-05-2015 | 17:00

Evaluation committee appointed under the Financial Supervision (Curaçao and St Maarten) Act

Following a proposal by the Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Ronald Plasterk, the Council of Ministers for the ...

News item | 02-04-2015 | 15:43

Constitution to extend protection to e-mails

All forms of communication - including digital communication - are to be protected under the Constitution. The privacy of ...

News item | 11-07-2014 | 09:37