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  1. More effective joint regulation of illicit asset seizure in the EU

    An amendment to the bill to seize illicit assets without a prior criminal conviction will be introduced. This is necessary to tie ...

    News item | 22-03-2024 | 18:00

  2. Extra measures to tackle capacity problems in prisons

    Minister Weerwind of Legal Protection is taking additional measures to address the capacity shortage in prisons. Due to staff ...

    News item | 15-03-2024 | 14:24

  3. Convention signed to combat international crime more effectively

    On Wednesday 14 February 2024, 32 states signed the Ljubljana - The Hague Convention at the Peace Palace in The Hague. State ...

    News item | 14-02-2024 | 18:30

  4. New regulation simplifies the exchange of digital evidence in criminal cases within Europe

    Effective as of March 2026, the 'eEvidence' regulation will come into force within the European Union. The regulation strengthens ...

    News item | 09-01-2024 | 09:00

  5. International efforts to combat organized crime intensified

    The international fight against organized (drug) crime requires further intensification. Minister Yeşilgöz-Zegerius of Justice ...

    News item | 28-09-2023 | 16:00

  6. External expertise to improve Pompestichting

    For one year, independent experts will monitor new improvements for the Forensic Psychiatric Centre (FPC) Pompestichting in ...

    News item | 13-06-2023 | 09:55

  7. Proposed amendment Custodial Institutions (Framework) Act to House of Representatives

    The cabinet has agreed to a proposed amendment for the Custodial Institutions (Framework) Act to enable additional measures ...

    News item | 02-06-2023 | 12:28

  8. Measures in women’s prisons after inspection report Nieuwersluis PI

    Minister for Legal Protection Franc Weerwind and the Custodial Institutions Agency (DJI) are taking measures to tackle ...

    News item | 31-05-2023 | 13:00

  9. Tackling international crimes head-on

    Perpetrators of international crimes should not go unpunished. This is especially important for the victims. Tackling these ...

    News item | 15-05-2023 | 20:30

  10. Collection of cell material from suspect for DNA analysis already possible

    Within the context of handling the problem of untraceable convicted persons, a legislative proposal makes it possible to collect ...

    News item | 17-04-2023 | 14:00

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