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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

General provision to be added to the Dutch Constitution

A general provision will be added to the Dutch Constitution to make clear that the Netherlands is a democracy governed by the ...

News item | 27-06-2014 | 17:44

Cabinet simplifies and clarifies administrative law

A strict division is to be introduced between the advisory and the judicial tasks of the Council of State. The number of councils ...

News item | 26-06-2014 | 15:19

Environmental Act: better legislation, fewer regulations, more room

The Mining Act went into force in the Netherlands in 1810. It was the first act that was focused on the living environment. Since ...

News item | 17-06-2014 | 09:32

Government agrees on rental sector reforms

The government has approved reforms to the rental housing sector proposed by the Minister for Housing, Stef Blok. The measures ...

News item | 11-04-2014 | 15:40

Council of Ministers for the Kingdom orders ethics investigation for St Maarten

At the proposal of Ronald Plasterk, the Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, the Council of Ministers for the Kingdom ...

News item | 27-09-2013 | 15:32

New approach to setting maximum rents

The Cabinet has approved a proposal by housing minister Stef Blok to give valuations under the Immovable Property Act (WOZ) a ...

News item | 13-09-2013 | 17:19

Cabinet approves Environmental and Planning Act

The new Environmental and Planning Act will lead to fewer rules, more freedom of choice for individuals and businesses, a single ...

News item | 16-07-2013 | 08:43

Smaller government, fewer government buildings

Central government is being made smaller and more efficient. Between 2013 and 2020, the share of jobs in central government as a ...

News item | 28-06-2013 | 16:32

Construction Products Regulation to enter into force in July

Bricks, insulating material, pipes, doors and other construction products must help to make our homes and other buildings safe ...

News item | 28-06-2013 | 08:39