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Manufacturing or selling clay pigeons

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

If you shoot or sell clay pigeons in the Netherlands, you must observe the rules under the Clay Pigeon Shooting (Environmental Management) Decree (Besluit kleiduivenschieten milieubeheer) and the Clay Pigeon Shooting (Chemical Substances Act) Regulation (Regeling kleiduivenschieten Wms). For instance, clay pigeons may only contain limited amounts of certain environmentally hazardous substances.

Please note: The technical requirements that apply in the Netherlands to clay pigeons differ from those of other EU Member States. If a clay pigeon is already permitted in another EU Member State, the Dutch government may only prohibit its sale in the Netherlands in exceptional cases.

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