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Why don't law collections show who the author of the law is?

Laws are collective works that often have multiple authors. Law do not have, in general, a single author, although minor, uncontroversial legislation that passed more or less unanimously without much ...
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Why don't law collections show who the author of the law is?

canada Public acts The legally relevant portions of the legislative process are public acts, not dependent on the identity of the person who actually chose the words, if such an individual could even ...
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Do Swiss banks have the right to demand seeing a visa for a foreign country?

Yes The relevant Swiss law is known as the FATCA Agreement and has been in force since 30/6/2014. FATCA stands for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, a unilateral set of US regulations that ...
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Do I have right to refuse to talk to the receptionist and only talk to the doctor?

germany There is no requirement in law that a specific doctor needs to grant you an appointment. You are free to chose a doctor you want. A doctor is free to chose their patients. They can refuse you ...
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Why don't law collections show who the author of the law is?

It doesn't matter The individual person who wrote a law is irrelevant to its application. The legislature that passed it matters, of course, but not the person who wrote it. It is important to know ...
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Why don't law collections show who the author of the law is?

switzerland In Switzerland laws are written by the administration (upon a motion by parliament or an initiative by the voters) and then debated, modified and approved (or not) by the parliament (and, ...
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Why don't law collections show who the author of the law is?

In the united-kingdom, there is one example I know of where authors are identified within the text of an Act. (There are also some historical laws often attributed by name, such as "Lord Brougham'...
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In Switzerland, is it legal to make an employee liable for damage, loss, or theft of company property?

The basic rule for employee's liability is provided by art. 321e of the Swiss Code of Obligations: Art. 321e 1 The employee is liable for any damage he causes to the employer whether wilfully or by ...
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Which Swiss privacy laws prevent my wife from registering me with the family doctor?

Jurisdictions: england-and-wales and eu Article 6(1) of the UK GDPR (and also of the GDPR in relation to EU law) provides that it is unlawful to process personal data unless the data controller can ...
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Is it legal to request an ID when applying for residential housing?

Why do you think Dutch law is relevant in Switzerland? There may very well be a law in the Netherlands that prohibits people other than the listed entities from copying your ID in the Netherlands but ...
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What if I sign a work contract and then regret before starting? Switzerland

Employment contracts generally contain terms governing the termination of employment, because everyone recognizes that employment is not forever. A well prepared contract will also cover the ...
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Why don't law collections show who the author of the law is?

united-states This answer illustrates that "who wrote the law" is not a simple question in the United States. Passing a Federal statute In the US, one can look up the legislative history of ...
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Does running your own limited liability company constitute employment?

Answer to updated question. It is legal to have to jobs, or a job plus your own company, in Switzerland. This should be known to both employers to prevent them being in violation of labor laws. Thus, ...
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Does running your own limited liability company constitute employment?

Your own limited company will at the very least have a company director (you) which is most likely employed.
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