Intelligence and Security Services

The Committee for the Intelligence and Security Services is charged with parliamentary scrutiny of the classified aspects of government policy regarding the General Intelligence and Security Service (AIVD) and the Military Intelligence and Security Service (MIVD).

The members of the committee are the leaders of the five largest parliamentary groups. The House of Representatives may additionally decide, per the committee's recommendation, to expand the committee by up to two other leaders of parliamentary groups. The committee meets in private because the information given to it by the responsible ministers is classified. The committee reports on its work to the House of Representatives annually. This report is public.