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Netherlands. 1997 ‘Commissioner of Police.’ Weapons and Ammunition Act (Wet Wapens en Munitie) 1997; Article 9.1. The Hague: Ministry of Justice. 10 July
Commissioner of Police - Art. 9.2
The commissioner of police in the place where the applicant resides has the competence to grant and withdraw a recognition, and to extend the duration thereof.
A recognition shall be valid for a maximum period of five years and can be renewed each time by a maximum period of five years.
[This excerpt is taken from an unsourced, undated, unofficial translation of the Act provided by the Netherlands Ministry of Justice, which does not take into account amendments enacted since 1997].