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House of Representatives agrees with extra rights for victims in criminal proceedings

Victims of offences will immediately receive all information about their rights during their first contact with the police and ...

News item | 12-04-2016 | 10:03

Unlimited right to be heard for victims as from

The Senate has agreed with a legislative proposal by minister Van der Steur (Minister of Security and Justice) that makes the ...

News item | 12-04-2016 | 09:26

Dutch Senate agrees to the importation of Norwegian prisoners

A definitive agreement has been reached regarding the incarceration of Norwegian prisoners in a penal institution in the ...

News item | 30-06-2015 | 09:29

Inspectorate: no structural malpractice in Van der Hoeven Kliniek

The Inspectorate of Security and Justice did not discover evidence of structural malpractice by the Van der Hoeven Kliniek clinic ...

News item | 30-06-2015 | 09:11

Upper House passes bill tightening approach to football-related violence

The Dutch Upper House has passed a bill submitted by Minister Ard van der Steur (Security and Justice) which will allow mayors to ...

News item | 30-06-2015 | 08:45

The government continues in its joint action tackling criminal motorcycle gangs

Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs

News item | 12-06-2015 | 10:50

Use of the camera images of citizens and companies in crime detection

Citizens and companies will soon be allowed to publish camera images of theft, burglaries or vandalism. Expectations are that ...

News item | 23-04-2015 | 11:38

Minister Opstelten and State Secretary pursue security policy with vigour

In 2015 Minister Opstelten and State Secretary Teeven will continue their work on implementing the measures that were taken in ...

News item | 16-09-2014 | 15:15

Government wants convicted offenders to serve sentences sooner

The Minister of Security and Justice will take over the Public Prosecution Service’s task of coordinating the process of ...

News item | 06-06-2014 | 12:22

Participation in terrorist organisation results in loss of Dutch citizenship

Mr Teeven, the State Secretary for Security and Justice, wants to ensure that participation in terrorist organisations ...

News item | 02-09-2013 | 13:50