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It is legal, at least in the US, for a store (or other entity) to refuse to sell any item to any individual for any non-prohibited reason (prohibited reasons are typically things like race or religion). More over, in various US jurisdictions, it is prohibited to "furnish" alcohol to a "minor" (for example, under California's ABC law), which can be ...


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You go into a store, pick up an item, go to the counter and you think you are legally entitled to own the item provided that you pay for it? Wrong. Wrong for any item, not just alcohol. Items that are on the shelves in stores are not offers in terms of contract law. They are invitations to treat/bargain. When you take an item to the counter it is you who ...


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There are a couple of indications that a bouncer may not confiscate an ID. This policy document adopting licensing policies to Require licensees with fake ID violations to temporarily or permanently hire on-site law enforcement or certified security guards who are properly trained to check IDs during regular or peak hours to deter the use of fake ...


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ServSafe actually has a compiled list of documents which identify a lot of information about the various aspects of alcohol sales within each state. I've separated them into three categories based on whether the state allows, disallows, or does not regulate it one way or the other. Of course, keep in mind that these are state laws and laws may be even more ...


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The answers here are already correct, but wanted to make a quick comment over this Even when I left the store to wait in the car they made him check out at a different register. It is of course completely silly that this is required, but from what I was told when I worked at a liquor store this was needed. The idea is by checking out at a different ...


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A few complications since this is a passport: The passport is the property of the issuing sovereign Nation. Typically the laws of the locality require the non-citizen be in possession of the passport. The person should get his own embassy involved since it's their document. The local police should also be pulled in if they are not corrupt- the embassy ...


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health care checks. Hotel check in. Employment? maybe. Background Checks? doesn't matter. It actually does matter, because there is sometimes a law governing the documents that may be shown for a given purpose. For example, the I-9 form, for verifying someone's eligibility to accept employment in the US, has a well defined lists of documents that an ...


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Regarding being pulled over, the guidance at Learn to drive a car: step by step states (emphasis mine): If a police officer asks you to, you must be able to show: your driving licence a valid insurance certificate a valid MOT certificate (if your vehicle needs one) If you don’t have the documents with you at the time, you may be asked ...


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New York has a "stop and identify" law which says that a police officer may stop a person in a public place located within the geographical area of such officer's employment when he reasonably suspects that such person is committing, has committed or is about to commit either (a) a felony or (b) a misdemeanor defined in the penal law, and may ...


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When you make a request based on the GDPR, Art. 12(6) GDPR applies. Without prejudice to Article 11, where the controller has reasonable doubts concerning the identity of the natural person making the request referred to in Articles 15 to 21, the controller may request the provision of additional information necessary to confirm the identity of the ...


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To add to StephanS's answer, "may be asked to take them to a police station within 7 days" is somewhat at the discretion of the police officer. If you can't produce them immediately and the police officer can't verify your licence/insurance status electronically then you are likely to be treated as driving without them. That includes immediate seizure of ...


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On some pages in LinkedIn's help center (1, 2, 3), they mentioned about China's regulations regarding real name identity verification. Searching about real name identity verification linkedin returned articles from late April 2018 on technode, LinkedIn has begun to inform Chinese users that they need add their phone numbers for real-name registration. ...


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The police can identify the legal keeper of the car which legally carries that license plate. I assume you are interested in the identity of the driver; if you have the identity of the legal owner then the legal owner very often can identify the driver - especially important if the car is a rental car; the rental car will known who was in posession of the ...


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It's not just legal, but often (depending on the state/county) legally required, otherwise they would be considered 'negligent' in helping providing a minor with alcohol, which can get them in jail.


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To add to Tom Revells and Owains answers from the point of view of purchasing age-restricted products a photocopy or digital would not be acceptable. The only IDs that shop workers can accept are Driving Licence Photocards, Passports or Proof Of Age Cards with a PASS hologram on it. All of these feature various anti-forgery measures such as the hologram ...


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