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Regulations: these are typically used to refer to rules and administrative codes issued by governmental agencies at all levels, municipal, county, state and federal. Although they are not laws, regulations have the force of law, since they are adopted under authority granted by statutes, and often include penalties for violations.

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Under English law, what limitations apply to arbitration of civil disputes?

Under U.S. law, almost all kinds of disputes between people who have contractual relationships with each other can be subject to binding arbitration with no appeal right or class action rights through ...
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Is “regulation” defined at the federal level?

5 USC 551(4) says that "rule" means the whole or a part of an agency statement of general or particular applicability and future effect designed to implement, interpret, or prescribe law or ...
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How do I find the final rule?

My question concerns the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Provisions of this act were to be phased in, in stages. I wanted to figure out where things stand currently, i.e. what exactly is ...
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How is trademark infringement in online ads regulated internationally?

I am currently studying intellectual property law in Norway and I am looking for some help with an assignment. I am wondering about online infringement of trademarks. Here is an example: An online ...
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French law or regulation around review process for large construction.

Writing a paper on the terminal 2e collapse and one of the issues identified was a distinction made between large civil engineering works (bridges etc) and buildings, and the different review process ...
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I lost my DOT heavy truck logbook what do I do?

I have to keep a Class A driver log book even though I work in my local area driving logs. The log book is used to keep track of proper rest. I lost mine. What do I do?
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False advertising against seller's interest

15 USC 52 makes it illegal to disseminate a false advertisement. There are similar laws in each state. In every case that I am aware of successful false advertising charges, the false statement works ...
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Regulations for stock taking of fixed company assets?

As an European finance/law student, I am currently studying the legal part of the stock taking process of fixed company assets in the United States. Unfortunately, I could not figure out if there are ...
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How do i report an Email crime in Germany?

A couple of German companies are making money off my name. Since they do not care about my requests to remove my name from their sites and Google refuses to remove them from the Google search I would ...
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Definition of food?

What is the legal definition of food in the United States? Particularly, in the context of food, food products, food industry, food additives, etc., what is a precise, formal, legal definition of ...
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How to find regulations specified in the US Code?

How does one find regulations that are specified by the United States Code? For example, 22 USC § 288b says: §288b. Baggage and effects of officers and employees exempted from customs duties and ...
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How to Create an Alumni Association in India

I have a group of ex-students who want to form an alumni association in india. What is the legal process for this? E.g., where and how do we register?
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What format should I use for citing a regulation

I want to cite section II.C.2.b of this proposed rule in my comments to the federal agency (Medicare). Is "II.C.2.b" the correct format? Or II(C)(2)(b)? Something else? I can't find online anywhere ...
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Options buying and selling on collectibles

Could I legally create a website that allows for the purchase of options on collectibles – baseball cards, for example? Let's assume it's on a collectible that fluctuates in value rather than ...
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Is it legal to send animals for near spaceflight research?

For research purposes, is it legal to use animals as flight test subjects? Like using crickets and mouse as subjects to be sent near space (Upper Stratosphere) High Altitude Balloon
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How can I discover what regulations a biomedical device needs to meet?

Please note: the contextual jurisdiction of this question is primarily the United States, but could be extended to European and Asian countries as well. The OpenBCI is a recently-funded startup that ...
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Where is it legal to buy and inhabit a dilapidated house?

I'm a young person interested in buying a sub-$10k home for myself on auction almost anywhere in the US. I understand that buying a cheap auction home can come with all kinds of hidden costs: liens, ...
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What standard of testing are self-driving cars' algorithms legally held to?

The reasoning behind the question... One common argument for autonomous vehicles is that they are far, far safer in number of accidents per unit time per average person than having the person pilot ...
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Where can I find regulations for establishing shooting (firearm) schools in the UK?

Are there set laws or regulations that govern the setup of a clay pigeon school in the United Kingdom. If so, where can I find the specifications.
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What counts as a do not call request?

Suppose the following exchanges: Telemarketer: Hello, I'm calling from Company X which sells Y. Call Recipient A: Sorry, I'm not interested. and Telemarketer: Hello, I'm calling ...
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What are the consequences of mistakes of execution of laws?

Suppose a Public Servant states in correspondence, "This legislation requires..." and then incorrectly stipulates an action that is not in the law. I assume that most constitutions set out how ...
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Regulation of data (ISP's)

I've noticed that several technologies are springing up that are alternatives to last-mile industry standards, like: Mimosa https://mimosa.co/ Starry http://fortune.com/2016/01/27/starry-wireless-...
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Follow up to “I would like to blow a whistle but don't want to face retaliation”

I asked the question a couple weeks ago: I would like to blow a whistle but don't want to face retaliation The advice that was given was to contact an attorney who would typically represent the ...
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Is appeal to Disciplinary Review Committee worth it (Barbering & Cosmetology)?

I am helping a friend who has to attend Disciplinary Hearing (California). Basically the inspector checked foot SPA at her beauty salon and took off the foot SPA screen (the white thing in the ...
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What type of organizations are exempt from EEOC regulations?

What type of organizations are exempt from EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity) regulations? I know that very small businesses are usually exempt. How about non-profit organizations? How about ...
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Selling Used Water Bottles

When I was in Rome, I got two warnings from the locals: Beware pick pockets and keep your valuables safe and covered in the streets. Don't buy water bottles from the guys on the street: they might be ...