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Committee: the current system of the Opium Act does not have to be changed

The current system of two lists in the Opium Act, including hard and soft drugs, does not have to be changed. This is stated in ...

News item | 24-06-2011 | 11:56

Mercuur ‘nets’ 400 kilos of cannabis

On Thursday 16 June, during a patrol for the Frontex border control operation in the Mediterranean, naval ship HNLMS Mercuur ...

News item | 23-06-2011 | 13:40

Council for the Administration of Criminal Justice and Youth Protection

The Council calls attention to detained juveniles with a mild mental impairment. A large part of the juveniles detained in secure ...

News item | 22-06-2011 | 12:20

Crime against Businesses on the Decrease

The sharpest decrease occurred in the period 2005 - 2007. This is evident from the Business Crime Monitor (MCB 2010) that was ...

News item | 22-06-2011 | 12:04

Minister Opstelten to join Justice Four-Partite Talks

On Monday, June 20th, Minister Opstelten of Security and Justice will join the discussions with the Ministers of Justice of ...

News item | 20-06-2011 | 13:18

Armoured engineers find millions

In the past few days, 16 Engineers of 41 Armoured Engineers Battalion from Oirschot took part in an operation carried out by the ...

News item | 06-06-2011 | 12:11

Promotion - relegation system for detainees

Detainees will have to earn facilities in excess of the standard offer. The detainee's behaviour and motivation will become ...

News item | 04-06-2011 | 13:35

Faber must undergo sentence in Germany

War criminal Faber must undergo his sentence of life imprisonment in Germany. This is written today by Minister Opstelten of ...

News item | 01-06-2011 | 13:40

Decrease in the number of juvenile offenders

After years of increase, all sources indicate that the number of minors (aged 12 to 17) displaying delinquent behaviour is lower ...

News item | 30-05-2011 | 13:45

The Dutch Cabinet: coffeeshop to be a private club for the local market

Coffeeshops will become private clubs for the local market. Upon recommendation by Minister Schippers of Health, Welfare and ...

News item | 27-05-2011 | 14:17