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Legal requirement to publish land sale prices?

Is it a legal requirement in the UK to publish purchase prices for land... england-and-wales Yes Section 8(2) of the Land Registration Rules 2003 requires.. Where practicable, the registrar must ...
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Legal requirement to publish land sale prices?

If for some reason you want to conceal the price of a land trade, then form a company which exists to own the land. You can't avoid publishing the sale price from you to your own company, however it ...
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What constitutes a "religious belief"

The First Amendment essentially prohibits the establishment of a list of approved vs. not-approved religions. There is a large body of First Amendment case law that relates to claimed religious ...
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List of state and federal authorities having regulatory control over microbreweries

You're forgetting city and county health codes, business permits, zoning regulations, fire and occupation regulations, business and property insurance, labor laws, etc. These can differ between the ...
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What is a "listed natural gas appliance"?

I am not from Denver, so it may be different there, but I would think most people would take that to mean the appliance meets UL standards or other safety standards and has been certified. Each ...
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What is the legal mechanism by which the GDPR might apply to a business with no presence in the EU?

Why would the EU expect that any of its laws would apply to my business? It doesn't. Unless you choose to do business in the EU (which is possible, thanks to the wonders of the World Wide Web). Then, ...
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How do I object to the FTC and Equifax settlement?

You can either object to the terms of the settlement, or opt out of the settlement by filing papers with the appropriate court by the November 19, 2019 deadline. If you do not do so, you will be ...
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Dropservicing business in the US - is this legal for industries like law, accounting/bookkeeping and other regulated industries?

Both law and accounting are subject to state regulation, so, at a minimum, work done remotely by non-licensed persons must be reviewed substantively and blessed by a local admitted professional before ...
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What constitutes a "religious belief"

The article you link to details some of that The city’s policy states that employees must fill out a form and “answer all relevant questions regarding the religious belief, practice or observance ...
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What is the difference in England between regulations and an Act?

An Act is what's called Primary Legislation, where as Regulations are Secondary Legislation. An Act of Parliament is a law that both Houses of Parliament have agreed to and which has received Royal ...
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What rights does Tim Berners Lee have to the World Wide Web?

It is mildly hard to say. First, one has to determine if he was an employee hired to do something like invent the WWW. He "spent time" at CERN, but was an independent contractor in his first period (...
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Can online business in one country deny access via terms of service to entities in another country?

Yes, and this is very common - Cuba, North Korea and Iran are often excluded. Mind you, this is from a US perspective. The banned country may have other ideas about the legality of the ban under its ...
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What is a "listed natural gas appliance"?

The memo you've linked refers to the Denver Building and Fire code (the 2011 edition, not the current 2016 edition, but the section numbers still seem to match up), which in turn includes the 2015 ...
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What is the amateur FM broadcasting legal limit?

What legal problems might you run into? Well, you'd be violating 47 USC 301, which requires a license for anyone broadcasting in the United States. Penalties for that are given in 47 USC 501 (a fine ...
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List of state and federal authorities having regulatory control over microbreweries

Upstate New York (USA) here. I have been homebrewing beer for many years and I am interested in opening up my own microbrewery/brewpub. Before I consult an attorney and CPA I want to do some of my own ...
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Legal requirement to publish land sale prices?

In Scotland, the current position is expressed in the Land Registration (Scotland) Rules 2003, 5(g), The Keeper shall enter in the Proprietorship Section– ... (g) any consideration stated for the ...
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Can the terms of service contain a clause that instructs a user to forfeit their rights under the GDPR?

It is not possible for someone to forfeit their rights because the GDPR is compulsory law. In the EU, laws can be regulatory or compulsory. In case of an agreement, regulatory laws can be set aside,...
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Must the USCIS abide by the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), or is the CFR just a set of guidelines that aren't legally binding?

Much of the Code of Federal Regulations consists of restatements of statutory provisions found in the United States Code. In the case of Title 8, CFR, these provisions are largely to be found in ...
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False advertising against seller's interest

Violations of 15 USC 52 can generally only be enforced by the Fair Trade Commission (FTC) in civil lawsuits seeking injunctions or civil fines pursuant to 15 USC 45; it is not a crime to violate 15 ...
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Child Labor in Entertainment

There is a specific exemption in 29 USC 213(c)(3) that The provisions of section 212 of this title relating to child labor shall not apply to any child employed as an actor or performer in ...
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Is Ambush by New Parking Sign legal unless prohibited?

In general, you don’t need an alternative defence. It is inherent in the common law that, unless the statute is explicitly retroactive (and legislators are reluctant to go there) it cannot make ...
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Are most Uber drivers unqualified to operate a vehicle for hire?

Your question seems to be based on some false assumptions. As far as I can tell: There is no federal requirement for an Uber driver to have a class A, B or C license. Just because they are commonly ...
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A company (EU) sells potentially dangerous chemicals to anybody. What can I do as a citizen?

In general, anyone can buy potentially dangerous chemicals. My local service station sells petrol, my local liquor store sells alcohol, my local supermarket sells ammonia, my local pool shop sells ...
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Can I shoot my homemade bow and arrow in my backyard in Beaverton Oregon?

ORS 166.220 suggests this would be illegal - specifically its "unlawful use of a weapon" if a person (emphasis mine): Intentionally discharges a firearm, blowgun, bow and arrow, crossbow or ...
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Sanctions against dealing in Bitcoin

Yes When you enter the jurisdiction of a country, you are subject to its laws. You are not, in general, subject to punishment for things you did before you entered its jurisdiction but if possession ...
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Legal difference between Binary Options regulated by CFTC and gambling regulated by U. S. member states

The primary distinction between gambling and non-gambling is whether something is a game of chance, and usually, the statutes of a state prohibiting gambling will expressly define it in those terms. ...
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Is it illegal for a consumer to obtain or use a non-FDA approved medical device?

The FDA approved the device as requiring a prescription (not OTC). FDA regulations govern the manufacture or distribution of devices and drugs, not the consumption. An overview of FDA regulation is ...
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Under English law, what limitations apply to arbitration of civil disputes?

It is not true to say that there is "only minimal regulation" of arbitration in the US: arbitrations are conducted under law, usually the Federal Arbitration Act but sometimes equivalent ...
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Options buying and selling on collectibles

This would appear to be a simple application of contract law - the exchange of money for a promise (to sell at a fixed price in the future). Option contracts are only regulated if they relate to ...
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