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"GANG" means a group or association of three or more persons that is defined by a set of characteristics including durability over time, street-oriented lifestyle, youth fullness of members, involvement in illegal activities and group identity. Definitions used by national law enforcement bodies may include some additional elements and may in some cases deviate from this generic definition.

[Source: International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), UNODC, Mar 2015, p. 98, footnote 148. Web:]
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