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Detailed guides

  1. Gas appliance safety: supplier and manufacturer's obligations

    Find out which gas appliances must comply with the Gas Appliances (Safety) Regulations 1995, exemption and penalties for non-compliance Read more

  2. Marine and freshwater environment research services

    What research and consultancy services Cefas provides, what legislation you need to comply with, and how to meet those requirements. Read more

  3. Company and Partnership law

    Explains consulting on & implementing the Companies Act 2006. Memorandum & articles of association & Limited Liability Partnerships guidance Read more

  4. Shellfisheries: Several Orders and Regulating Orders

    How to apply for orders to set up a private shellfishery or manage a natural shellfishery: powers to restrict fishing rights and issue licences. Read more

  5. Exporting in support of UK government defence contracts

    Goods in support of UK government defence contracts that require an export licence and use of the Open General Export Licence. Read more