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Do patients have the right to foot moulds / models from chiropodists?

united-kingdom I don't know of any real cases pertaining to "digital 3D models" of patient's body parts. However, with limited exceptions, which don't seem to apply here, under GDPR an ...
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What authorisation would I need to disclose information from a dead friend's computer?

You must do what your contract says you must do Don’t think you have a contract? Wrong. Services for beer - that’s a contract (and probably a tax violation if you didn’t declare it to HMR&C). It ...
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Do patients have the right to foot moulds / models from chiropodists?

No and no Second question first, the model or mould is the chiropodist’s work product and belongs to them in the same way that their other medical notes about the patient do. There is no legal ...
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What authorisation would I need to disclose information from a dead friend's computer?

If your friend was in accounting, this must have been organised as some kind of business and someone has to legally take over that business. It is part of the inheritance so someone from the heirs. ...
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Challenge the appointment of the prime minister

There's an important step missing from the question (and the other answer): the incoming PM is appointed on the advice - or at least, the recommendation - of the outgoing PM*. It is assumed that the ...
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Challenge the appointment of the prime minister

united-kingdom There is no direct legal mechanism for an ordinary member of the public to challenge the monarch's appointment of the Prime Minister such that it could force a different appointment. ...
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As organisations, why are UK government departments not registered on Companies House or counterparts (like the Charity Commission)?

Because they are not companies, they’re corporations All companies are corporations, but not all corporations are companies. Companies are corporations created under the relevant law and registered ...
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As organisations, why are UK government departments not registered on Companies House or counterparts (like the Charity Commission)?

The simple answer is that the law determines whether organisations of different kinds need to be registered with some kind of registrar. If a type of organisation is not covered by any legislation, ...
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Is it legal to photograph a nosy neighbour?

united-kingdom Imagine a range of possible actions, from (A) you doing nothing else with regard to your neighbour but on one occasion taking one photograph of him staring over your fence, to (Z) you ...
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Can computer performance metrics be personal data?

Device performance data can be personal data if it is tied to the individual user. Scorecard seems to attempt to generate user profiles which would seem to fall under GDPR. Scorecard admits collecting ...
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Is it legal to discriminate on marital status for car insurance/pensions etc.?

The UK is no longer an EU member and is able to depart from EU Directives (although in this case that hasn't happened, yet). The Act here is UK law, the Equality Act 2010 The particular areas to ...
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Is it legal to discriminate on marital status for car insurance/pensions etc.?

I assume [the ECJ ruling] is based on discrimination law, of which gender is only one of a list of protected characteristics. This is incorrect. The ECJ does not interpret or enforce UK national law, ...
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What drink riding law applies to electrically assisted pedal cycles?

There are two key terms in law: mechanically propelled vehicle (MPV) - e.g. one which has some kind of motor. a normal bicycle is NOT an MPV, but if it has a motor, then it is. this is a 'common ...
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What drink riding law applies to electrically assisted pedal cycles?

Bicycles are vehicles australia Australia’s road rules are universal (mostly) but implemented by legislation in each state and territory, so I’ll quote from new-south-wales. s11 of the Road Rules 2014 ...
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How does gambling on something when you have non-public information become cheating?

I have answered this question at length here. Briefly, cheating in the offence of cheating has its common meaning, which may be “act dishonestly or unfairly in order to gain an advantage”. The ...
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Is it legal to photograph a nosy neighbour?

There are a few laws that may be relevant: the tort of invasion of privacy relates to Article 8 of the HRA https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1998/42/schedule/1/part/I/chapter/7 what this means is ...
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Is it legal to photograph a nosy neighbour?

As a rule of thumb, if the neighbour can reasonably expect to be seen by whoever is looking in his direction from your property, you can film him. For video only, CCTV or handheld does not matter. ...
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Do the various anti-end to end encryption laws have provisions concerning third party clients?

Neither the existing UK Act or the draft text of the potential EU Regulation have provisions concerning third-party clients. The UK Act We cannot know what future laws might do, but the existing UK ...
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Do the various anti-end to end encryption laws have provisions concerning third party clients?

Would these laws put any requirements on third party client developers or users? Why wouldn't them? Those laws would not give a shit whether the client app is official or not (i.e. offered by a third ...
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probate - is there any requirement to prove assets were legitimately acquired?

If someone of seemingly modest means dies and is found to have significant assets of unknown origin, is there any obligation on the part of any heirs/executors to prove those assets were obtained ...
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Do the various anti-end to end encryption laws have provisions concerning third party clients?

Even if robbing banks is easy; it’s still illegal The law is not really concerned with how easy or hard it is in a technical sense to avoid compliance; non-compliance is still illegal.
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Does the police lying and causing a loss constitute fraud?

Does the police lying and causing a loss constitute fraud? If the hypothetical circumstances include that the police officer lied to make a gain, cause a loss or expose another to loss then the ...
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Does the police lying and causing a loss constitute fraud?

What dishonesty? Being wrong is not the same thing as being dishonest.
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Does the police lying and causing a loss constitute fraud?

It would seem that the story as told would meet this definition. Is this correct reading of the law? No, the situation in the story lacks 3 out of 4 fraud factors. the crucial elements of fraud are: ...
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On the Use of a Modified Refrain from "The Orange and the Green"

The Song and the Author and the refrain of the Celtic song,... Let's stop there a second. The orange and the Green is not a celtic song as in the premodern history celts. It is a modern song written ...
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What is the legal situation when legally preformative letters are returned to sender?

Service This is a highly technical area of law, and arguing about it is very profitable for lawyers. The specifics are different in different jurisdictions and often in different areas of law within ...
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In UK law, what weight does an organisation's stated keywords/values have?

As a non-lawyer I've been wondering if these stated values have any legal significance? Probably not, particularly in the case of a regulatory organization. Mottos like that are aspirational rather ...
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How does gambling on something when you have non-public information become cheating?

When the information gives you an unfair advantage over others. A horse owner, stable lad, vet, doctor, gambler, cricketer, boxer, agent or prime minister's aide, etc, could know material information ...
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Phone Video Footage

Can I make a SAR to the landlord to provide me with a copy? Yes, you can. The Information Commisioner's Office says: The UK GDPR does not set out formal requirements for a valid request. Therefore, ...
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