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Private Security Industry Act 2001

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5(1)This paragraph applies (subject to the following provisions of this paragraph) to the giving of advice about—

(a)the taking of security precautions in relation to any risk to property or to the person; or

(b)the acquisition of any services involving the activities of a security operative.

(2)This paragraph does not apply to the giving of legal or financial advice or to the giving of any advice about the conduct of any business involving the provision of any such services as are mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(b).

(3)This paragraph does not apply to any activities of a member of a relevant accountancy body which are carried out by him as such and for the purposes of any accountancy practice carried on—

(a)by him;

(b)by any firm of which he is a partner or by which he is employed;

(c)by any body corporate of which he is a director or member or by which he is employed.

(4)This paragraph does not apply to the provision of training to persons for the purpose of giving them qualifications, knowledge or skill for use in the carrying out of the activities of a security operative for others.

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