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You are not bound by any contract. You bought a physical good that the seller was barred from selling outside of the listed countries by his supplier. You did not enter a contract with the seller's supplier. Let's look the stream of commerce: Supplier of the item (Printing press) offers it. Sale with a sales limiting contract to resellers. Sale by reseller ...


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What are the reasons/ legal requirements that the police might need my personal information, given that I had not been able to provide any further information/ witness testimony to the incident that they were investigating? The police in england-and-wales have a duty to undertake reasonable lines of enquiry and to carry out a proportionate investigation in ...


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Can a landlord (UK, English law) make a claim from a potential tenant who wants to back out of signing a Tenancy Agreement? No. Your description reflects that in this particular scenario there is no tenancy contract. The only actual contract relates to the holding deposit, and your description suggests that both parties fully complied with their obligations ...


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You are a British citizen: Born in the UK between 1 January 1983 and 1 October 2000 Whether you’re a British citizen depends on where your parents were from and their circumstances. There are different rules if, when you were born: at least one of your parents was a British or Irish citizen at least one of your parents was a citizen of an EU or EEA country ...


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TLDR: it's illegal to BUY it. It's illegal to USE it. Know your suppliers. That's certainly an interesting question, in light of how the market has changed in recent years, particularly due to Amazon/eBay, but even moreso due to Amazon Fulfillment and competitors. Over on diy.se, this is a constant vexation, because we see people buy crud like this all the ...


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Yes, they’re called “switches” Or, more formally a disconnector - you can see some from the range of this purported circuit breaker starting on p 15 of this. Disconnectors have their application when circuit protection is provided by other means - fuses for example. The video does say this was associated with a generator and that’s an application where ...


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The Postal Services Act 2000 does not allow you to delay someone else's post: Section 84: 84 Interfering with the mail: general. (1) A person commits an offence if, without reasonable excuse, he— (a) intentionally delays or opens a postal packet in the course of its transmission by post ... Section 125(3)(a) defines "transmission by post": a ...


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Is this interpretation correct? YES Encounters such as this should normally fall within the non-statutory stop & account which covers police-initiated conversations with members of the public to ask general questions about their activities when there are no reasonable grounds to suspect an offence. The terminology varies from Force to Force, but can be ...


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When responding to a DSAR (Art 15), the controller must list the purposes for which the personal data is being processed. When obtaining personal data (Art 13 & 14), the controller must inform the data subject about the intended purposes of processing, the legal basis, and if the legal basis is a legitimate interest, those legitimate interests pursued by ...


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It is, and always was, their account Email accounts belong to the account owner, not the individual who uses the account. If they were to use the account to impersonate you, that might be illegal. However, if they use it for archiving purposes, to access the contract lists within it and to advise that you are no longer with the organisation, that’s fine.


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It's just been answered by the Court of Appeal. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55953247 The rationale for the decision is: Interception of messages renders them unable to be used as evidence. But the Encrochat system used end to end encryption, and the captured messages were in plain text and not decrypted by authorities. Therefore the captured evidence data ...


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First of all, copyright law does not apply here. Names, titles, and other short phrases are not subject to copyright protection. The basic rule in such trademark cases is to avoid confusing similarities to existing trademarks. If the existing name has been protected as a trademark, and the proposed new name is sufficiently similar that reasonable people ...


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According to Consumer Rights 2015, is there a deadline from when the issue is raised to the trader to then taking action to fix it, or is it based on what deadline I set on my letter? The "deadline" is one that is reasonable in the circumstances. See s.23 of the Act: [...] (2) If the consumer requires the trader to repair or replace the goods, the ...


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If you sell something that isn't a circuit breaker and claim that it is a circuit breaker, then at the very least that's covered by fraud statutes, if not more specific laws. One could face even more serious consequences, though. After all, the whole point of circuit breaker is to keep Bad Things from happening. If your fraud results in those Bad Things ...


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They write the debt off Purchasing debt is a risky business - that’s why they only pay pennies in the pound for them. There are many reasons why a debt may be irrecoverable: There may be no basis for the debt The debtor may have a valid counter-claim against the creditor The debtor may be able to successfully dispute the debt The debt may “age out”, that is ...


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The United Kingdom Investigatory Powers Act 2016 would permit this. Under the IPA the Home Secretary can issue a Bulk Interception Warrant for communications relating to serious crime. These warrants have to be countersigned by a "Judicial Commissioner". These warrants can remain secret indefinitely. They are described as being targetted at ...


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It will be infringement by issue of a copy to the public, contrary to s.18 of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988. It seems clear that the book has not previously been put into circulation in the EEA by or with the consent of the copyright owner. Hence by issuing the copy to the public you are infringing the copyright in it. Copyright law IS set up to ...


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None You broke your contract with ParcelHero - they could take action against you. You say you sent a passport, which is clearly on the list of prohibited items and this makes it an Undeliverable Consignments. And “Customer shall be liable at all times for any and all Charges incurred by PH in returning, storing or disposing of an Undeliverable Consignment.”


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English law answer: The relevant legislation here includes disabilities protections under the Equality Act, and workplace health and safety regulations. It would be possible for something health related to fall under the Human Rights Act but this woulf depend on the circumstances. It really depends on the circumstances, since this is a case of when you may ...


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Yes they can. They are within their rights to require people not to pose a significant risk of harm to others. In fact they have a positive duty to uphold the right to health and safety of all employees, including that person themselves.


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An employee must follow the lawful and reasonable instructions of the employer If they are unable or unwilling to do so, that is misconduct and, if not rectified, is grounds for lawful dismissal. Similarly, if they are unable to fulfil the functions of their employment, even after reasonable accommodation, then they can be lawfully terminated. For example, ...


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