' Ban marriages cousins '

The Cabinet wants to ban marriages between cousins and heavier training requirements for import brides.

That, Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende Thursday in the lower House said.

According to the Prime Minister should the ban on cousin-cousin marriage both apply to partners as extracted from abroad for people in Netherlands. For that last move the Cabinet in a ban in the Dutch family law.

He would also like the civic integration exam for people from abroad are comparable with the Netherlands applicable in compulsory schooling. The room will be here later in a letter of Minister Eberhard van der Laan (integration) are informed about, thus .

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