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Public order and safety (General Municipal By-law)

This information is provided by: Netherlands Enterprise Agency

In Dutch municipalities, you will have to observe the General Municipal By-Law (Algemene Plaatselijke Verordening, APV). It lays down the municipal regulations with respect to public order and safety. Every municipal authority has its own APV, which is often made available via the municipal website. The APV applies to everyone who resides in the municipality.

Regulations for the retail sector

The following issues referred to in the APV apply to the retail sector:

Regulations for the hotel and catering sector

The following issues referred to in the APV apply to the hotel and catering sector:

This information is provided by:

Netherlands Enterprise Agency

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency +31 (0)88 602 44 44