The new legalislation moves steadily ahead in The Netherlands, as the NABV announced having had an initial meeting with Dutch Customs about the implementation of the new rules that went active on the 15th of january.
The NABV and Customs point out that these are merely the initial talks and import as of now is still illigal without NABV membership, which remains closed for the moment as the foundation moves to put all the assests and required administration in place.
Another milestone in the efforts of the NABV was reached as the Justice Department submitted an official declaration about the reckognition of the NABV as the country's first official Airsoft Foundation. (Dutch: vereniging). This is a requirement as only members of a reckognised foundation will get the exceptions from the law regarding airsoft devices.