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Netherlands. 2016 ‘International Transfers.’ National Report of the Netherlands on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Section 3, pp. 1-2. New York NY: Permanent Mission of the Netherlands to the United Nations. 6 May

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Section 3: International Transfers

Laws, regulations and administrative procedures

5. Does your country have laws, regulations or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the export, import, transit or retransfer of SALW? YES

5.1. List laws, regulations or administrative procedures to exercise effective control over the export, import, transit or retransfer of SALW.

- [Sanctiewet 1977] [Sanctions Act 1977]
- Wet Wapens en Munitie ­WWM 1997 [Arms and Ammunitions Act] (amended in 2015)
- Algemene Douanewet 2008 [General Customs Law]
- Besluit Strategische Goederen 2008 [Decree on Strategic Goods]
- Uitvoeringsregeling Strategische Goederen 2008 [Implementation Order on Strategic Goods]
- Regeling wapens en munitie 2015 [Arms and Ammunitions Arrangement]

Licensing and authorisation

5.2. Does a person or an entity who transfers SALW require a licence or other form of authorisation to transfer SALW from/into your country? YES…

5.4. What kind of documentation does your country require prior to authorising an export of SALW to another country?

a) An end-user certificate (EUC) from the importing country: YES

i) What elements does an end-user certificate in your country contain (check relevant boxes)?

1) Detailed description (type, quantity, characteristics) of the SALW or technology: YES
2) Contract number or order reference and date: YES
3) Final destination country: YES
4) Description of the end-use of the SALW: YES
5) Exporter's details (name, address and business name): YES
6) End-user information (name, position, full address and original signature): YES
7) Information on other parties involved in the transaction: [No response]
8) Certification by the relevant government authorities of the authenticity of the end-user: YES
9) Date of issue: YES
10) Other: [No response]

b) Other types of end-user documentation: In certain instances, a Delivery Verification Certicate (DVC) may be requested by Dutch customs to be provided by the exporting/importing party…

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q13059

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