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The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment is not responsible for the contents or reliability of the linked web sites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any link. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Northern Ireland. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Northern Ireland.


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