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Part IIE+W+S+N.I. Professional Services

LegalE+W+S+N.I.

8The services of barristers, advocates or solicitors.E+W+S+N.I.

MedicalE+W+S+N.I.

9The provision of medical or surgical advice or attendance and the performance of surgical operations.E+W+S+N.I.

DentalE+W+S+N.I.

10Any services falling within the practice of dentistry within the meaning of the M1Dentists Act 1984.E+W+S+N.I.

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OphthalmicE+W+S+N.I.

11The testing of sight.E+W+S+N.I.

VeterinaryE+W+S+N.I.

12Any services which constitute veterinary surgery within the meaning of the M2Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966.E+W+S+N.I.

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NursingE+W+S+N.I.

13The services of nurses.E+W+S+N.I.

MidwiferyE+W+S+N.I.

14The services of midwives.E+W+S+N.I.

PhysiotherapyE+W+S+N.I.

15The services of physiotherapists.E+W+S+N.I.

ChiropodyE+W+S+N.I.

16The services of chiropodists.E+W+S+N.I.

ArchitecturalE+W+S+N.I.

17The services of architects.E+W+S+N.I.

Accounting and auditingE+W+S+N.I.

18The making or preparation of accounts or accounting records and the examination, verification and auditing of financial statements.E+W+S+N.I.

InsolvencyE+W+S+N.I.

19Insolvency services within the meaning of section 428 of the M3Insolvency Act 1986.E+W+S+N.I.

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Patent agencyE+W+S+N.I.

20The services of registered patent agents (within the meaning of Part V of the M4Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988).E+W+S+N.I.

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21The services of persons carrying on for gain in the United Kingdom the business of acting as agents or other representatives for or obtaining European patents or for the purpose of conducting proceedings in relation to applications for or otherwise in connection with such patents before the European Patent Office or the comptroller and whose names appear on the European list (within the meaning of Part V of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988).E+W+S+N.I.

Parliamentary agencyE+W+S+N.I.

22The services of parliamentary agents entered in the register in either House of Parliament as agents entitled to practise both in promoting and in opposing Bills.E+W+S+N.I.

SurveyingE+W+S+N.I.

23The services of surveyors of land, of quantity surveyors, of surveyors of buildings or other structures and of surveyors of ships.E+W+S+N.I.

Engineering and technology etc.E+W+S+N.I.

24The services of persons practising or employed as consultants in the field of—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)civil engineering;

(b)mechanical, aeronautical, marine, electrical or electronic engineering;

(c)mining, quarrying, soil analysis or other forms of mineralogy or geology;

(d)agronomy, forestry, livestock rearing or ecology;

(e)metallurgy, chemistry, biochemistry or physics; or

(f)any other form of engineering or technology analogous to those mentioned in sub-paragraphs (a) to (e).

EducationalE+W+S+N.I.

25The provision of education or training.E+W+S+N.I.

ReligiousE+W+S+N.I.

26The services of ministers of religion.E+W+S+N.I.

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