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Legal and accounting activities
This division includes legal representation of one party's interest against another party, whether or not before courts or other judicial bodies by, or under supervision of, persons who are members of the bar, such as advice and representation in civil cases, advice and representation in criminal actions, advice and representation in connection with labour disputes.
It also includes preparation of legal documents such as articles of incorporation, partnership agreements or similar documents in connection with company formation, patents and copyrights, preparation of deeds, wills, trusts, etc. as well as other activities of notaries public, civil law notaries, bailiffs, arbitrators, examiners and referees.

It also includes accounting and bookkeeping services such as auditing of accounting records, preparing financial statements and bookkeeping.
Activities of head offices; management consultancy activities
This division includes the provision of advice and assistance to businesses and other organisations on management issues, such as strategic and organisational planning, financial planning and budgeting, marketing objectives and policies, human resource policies, practices, and planning, production scheduling, and control planning.
It also includes the overseeing and managing of other units of the same company or enterprise, i.e. the activities of head offices.
Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis
This division includes the provision of architectural services, engineering services, drafting services, building inspection services and surveying and mapping services.
It also includes the performance of physical, chemical, and other analytical testing services.
Scientific research and development
This division includes the activities of three types of research and development: 1) basic research: experimental or theoretical work undertaken primarily to acquire new knowledge of the underlying foundations of phenomena and observable facts, without particular application or use in view, 2) applied research: original investigation undertaken in order to acquire new knowledge, directed primarily towards a specific practical aim or objective and 3) experimental development: systematic work, drawing on existing knowledge gained from research and/or practical experience, directed to producing new materials, products and devices, to installing new processes, systems and services, and to improving substantially those already produced or installed.

Research and experimental development activities in this division are subdivided into two categories: natural sciences and engineering, social sciences and the humanities.

This division excludes:
- market research, see 73.20
Advertising and market research
This division includes the creation of advertising campaigns and placement of such advertising in periodicals, newspapers, radio and television, or other media as well as the design of display structures and sites.

Other professional, scientific and technical activities
This division includes the provision of professional scientific and technical services (except legal and accounting activities, architecture and engineering activities, technical testing and analysis, management and management consultancy activities, research and development and advertising activities).

Veterinary activities
This division includes the provision of animal health care and control activities for farm animals or pet animals. These activities are carried out by qualified veterinarians in veterinary hospitals as well as when visiting farms, kennels or homes, in own consulting and surgery rooms or elsewhere.
It also includes animal ambulance activities.

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