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Competition Act 1998

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Part IIProfessional Services

Legal

8The services of barristers, advocates or solicitors.

Medical

9The provision of medical or surgical advice or attendance and the performance of surgical operations.

Dental

10Any services falling within the practice of dentistry within the meaning of the [1984 c. 24.] Dentists Act 1984.

Ophthalmic

11The testing of sight.

Veterinary

12Any services which constitute veterinary surgery within the meaning of the [1966 c. 36.] Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966.

Nursing

13The services of nurses.

Midwifery

14The services of midwives.

Physiotherapy

15The services of physiotherapists.

Chiropody

16The services of chiropodists.

Architectural

17The services of architects.

Accounting and auditing

18The making or preparation of accounts or accounting records and the examination, verification and auditing of financial statements.

Insolvency

19Insolvency services within the meaning of section 428 of the [1986 c. 45.] Insolvency Act 1986.

Patent agency

20The services of registered patent agents (within the meaning of Part V of the [1988 c. 48.] Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988).

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).

Parliamentary agency

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.

Surveying

23The services of surveyors of land, of quantity surveyors, of surveyors of buildings or other structures and of surveyors of ships.

Engineering and technology etc.

24The services of persons practising or employed as consultants in the field of—

(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).

Educational

25The provision of education or training.

Religious

26The services of ministers of religion.

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