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Government regulation in the United Kingdom private security industry: the myth of non-regulation

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Government regulation in the United Kingdom private security industry : the myth of non-regulation. / Button, Mark; George, Bruce.

In: Security Journal, Vol. 14, No. 1, 01.2001, p. 55-66.

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Button, Mark ; George, Bruce. / Government regulation in the United Kingdom private security industry : the myth of non-regulation. In: Security Journal. 2001 ; Vol. 14, No. 1. pp. 55-66.

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