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Millions more cigarettes seized in 2009

The Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD) and Customs intercepted over 209 million illegal cigarettes in 2009. ...

News item | 27-05-2010 | 15:46

Pilot Conditional Certificate of Good Behaviour for Juveniles starts in Rotterdam

Minister of Justice Hirsch Ballin and Mayor Aboutaleb today launched the Pilot Conditional Certificate of Good Behaviour ‘VOG’ ...

News item | 27-05-2010 | 09:08

Minister Hirsch Ballin to visit the Rome Statute Review Conference in Kampala, Uganda

Minister of Justice Hirsch Ballin will participate on behalf of the Netherlands in the Rome Statute Review Conference in Uganda ...

News item | 27-05-2010 | 09:00

NFI annual report: plenty of dynamism and developments

A 67% reduction in the average turnaround times, a backlog completely made good, the introduction of very rapid sprint products ...

News item | 21-05-2010 | 09:20

Increased possibilities for dealing with international crime

In future, the Netherlands will be able to deploy measures entailing retroactive powers, in order to prosecute and put on trial ...

News item | 21-05-2010 | 09:17

Suspects more quickly detained after a violent incident

Person suspected of violent offences in entertainment areas or violence against persons with a public duty, such as the police or ...

News item | 20-05-2010 | 14:59

New Safety on the Internet campaign

Today the Ministries of Justice and Economic Affairs are starting a new Safety on the Internet campaign. During this campaign, ...

News item | 18-05-2010 | 09:37

The Ministry of Justice provides subsidy to prevent repeat of home or business robberies

Tomorrow, the Ministry of Justice will introduce a subsidy so that robbery victims can recover the costs of security measures. It ...

News item | 18-05-2010 | 09:28

Hirsch Ballin reviews the rules for case files in criminal cases

Suspects who have to appear before a criminal court will soon have more influence on the composition of the case file. It will be ...

News item | 12-05-2010 | 09:51

Start of the campaign entitled 'Forced Marriages and Being Left Behind'

Stop coercion. This is the motto of the 'Forced Marriages and Being Left Behind' national campaign by the Ministry of Justice ...

News item | 12-05-2010 | 09:41