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I am unfamiliar with a "perpetual contract" and that phase does not appear in any reported appellate court decision of the State of Oklahoma. However, usually unpaid utility bills do constitute a lien against the property that is enforceable against a subsequent purchaser, which has the same practical effect. This kind of obligation is also sometimes ...


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I know this is not what you've asked (I will get to that too), but I figured I would take the opportunity to state that the owner of the well cannot send you an invoice for the water unless you agreed to a price and entered into a binding agreement. They cannot just decide their water is worth X and then tell you that the amount is due. Just as you cannot ...


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Short answer : No, diving suits are ok. Long answer : Only ostensibly religious clothes are forbidden, both on the beach and in the water (this also forbids nuns and priests to go for a swim in their "professionnal" gear). The arrêté says "Une tenue de plage manifestant de manière ostentatoire une appartenance religieuse, alors que la France et les ...


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In the UK, this is covered in the Licensing Act 2003 (Mandatory Licensing Conditions) (Amendment) Order 2014, which amends the Licensing Act 2003 (Mandatory Licensing Conditions) Order 2010. Mandatory Licensing Condition 2 states: The responsible person must ensure that free potable water is provided on request to customers where it is reasonably ...


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In Illinois, there were previously no restrictions for those 13 and older. However: NOTE: Beginning on January 1, 2016, no person born on or after January 1, 1998, unless exempted by subsection (i), shall operate a motorboat with over 10 horse power unless that person has a valid Boating Safety Certificate issued by the Department of Natural Resources or ...


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South Carolina Code §27-33-50: Financial responsibility of tenant for utilities. (A) Unless otherwise agreed in writing, a tenant has sole financial responsibility for gas, electric, water, sewerage, or garbage services provided to the premises the tenant leases, and a landlord is not liable for a tenant's account. (B) An entity or utility ...


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Your sewage provider is a “Public service company” under Maryland law: (x) (1) “Public service company” means a common carrier company, electric company, gas company, sewage disposal company, telegraph company, telephone company, water company, or any combination of public service companies. (ee) “Sewage disposal company” means a privately ...


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B owns the pump. There was no transfer of ownership of the pump from B to A, so B owns it. If A thinks B is liable for some obligation to A, then A's recourse is to sue B for damages and/or specific performance of the terms of the contract. In this case, if B can not access the pump B owns, B's recourse is to sue A for damages and/or return of the pump. ...


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This article is a New York State directed guide to the problem. The most important question is, exactly what has the neighbor done to cause the flooding. If this flooding is a natural consequence of the land, the neighbor is not liable. If he has altered the land, he may still not be held responsible. New York follows a form of the "common-enemy" rule, which ...


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Many countries have the concept of 'extraterritorial application of laws', which means that in many cases courts can and have applied local jurisdictional law to certain crimes committed abroad, especially when the intent of travel was to commit an act that is illegal in the local jurisdiction. For example: In this appeal we are confronted with a ...


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You're asking two questions and I think a mod will be along to ask you to focus on one. Re water bills: in my experience each dwelling had its own water bill. Perhaps anonymously or pseudonymously call your water authority to check with them. As for noise: in the first instance raise it with your neighbour; if it continues raise it with your landlord; if ...


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Why is distilled water packaged and sold similar to drinking water in the US but not in other countries? That it factually false. I buy this distilled water in New Zealand from supermarket shelves on regular basis. Is there a legal reason why US manufacturers choose to package distilled water and lay out stores this way? It just feels so odd like selling ...


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In the US, there are many laws governing the amount of pollution generated on private land. It's not easy to get a handle on these laws. One problem, which you mention, is our federalism. In the US, you are likely to be subject to federal, state and local governments. And each of those governments is likely to have different rules covering different ...


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If you want to understand how federal law on lead affects shooting ranges, it probably won't be very helpful just to find the relevant statutes. Most of those statutes empower some agency to implement the statutes by creating standards for businesses such as shooting ranges. These standards, not the statutes, are what shooting ranges actually care about, ...


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France is an often cited example of a country that mandates restaurants to serve tap water for free, while Germany and Austria do not have any such legislation. In Austria it is nevertheless more usual than in Germany for restaurants to not charge guests for tap water (according to the linked German newspaper articles). In Germany, expect to be charged ...


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This is no merit whatsoever, legally, to your concerns. Is it legal to socialize sewage where I am not provided with my own usage? If not, how should I proceed? Yes. This is perfectly legal. No law requires sewage to be billed based upon usage and often it is not. Is there anything I can do with the fact that this was not mentioned in the ...


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In Washington, no license is required if the pond or lake has been evaluated by the state and you have a fish-stocking permit, which essentially means the fish have to come from an approved source and the water has to be cut off from the outside world (and can't overflow to the outside). In New Hampshire, the requirement to have a license has an exception ...


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Water charges are the responsibility of the person who has the contract with the water utility. However, if they are unpaid, they become a lien over the property irrespective of who owns it. In fact, they usually have the right to seize the property and sell it to recover their money. They can also, as you found out, refuse to provide water until they get ...


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The question of whether it is irresponsible is pure opinion, which we can't answer. We can, however, address the question of legality. Federal regulations apply to "public water systems". In the salient definitions, 42 USC 300f(4)(A) says that The term “public water system” means a system for the provision to the public of water for human consumption ...


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