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Fire Extinguisher Check Regulations

OSHA regulations require that fire extinguishers recieve regular annual maintenance.fire extinguisher image by Chris Roselli from Fotolia.comThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulates the maintenance and usage of fire extinguishers in the workplace. OSHA requires that...

Common Law

The Common law legal system is probably the second prevalent legal system in the world. What is the difference between this system and civil law?

How to Get an IRD Number

An IRD number is generated by the Inland Revenue in New Zealand and is used to establish how much tax should be paid on earnings. It also is used when applying for student loans and child support. While it is not mandatory to get one, it is to your advantage to have an IRD number as it will reduce y

New Jersey Labor Laws

Worker rights in New Jersey are protected by the Department of Labor and Industryworker image by Alexey Klementiev from Fotolia.comNew Jersey labor laws are geared toward protecting worker wages, hours of employment, and minors. Children between the ages of 14 and 17 in New Jersey are...

Maine Traffic Laws

Some of Maine's traffic laws are similar to that of other states. But there are also many extra restrictions, and exceptions to those restrictions, that motorists should be aware of. A violation may, of course, result in a fine or conviction.

The Different Types of Divorce Counseling

The sad reality is that many marriages end in divorce. If you are going through a divorce, there are a few different types of counseling options that you may wish to consider. Your counseling choices may be designed to save your marriage or help end your marriage with a minimum of legal acrimony.

Why Hire Legal Investigations, Inc

A private investigator on your side is necessary for a myriad of reasons. The most important of which results from professional validity. Evidence provided by an investigative firm will give substance and credibility to your ...

Texas Labor Laws for Youth

Labor laws allow youths to work but still be protected from harm.money in hand image by Vitaliy Pakhnyushchyy from Fotolia.comTexas laws have been developed to prevent minors from being employed in jobs that might be dangerous to their safety or health, or interfere with their educations....

The OSHA No Knock Policy

The OSHA no-knock policy refers to the assumed no-knock power that an OSHA compliance officer has to show up unannounced at any time in the workplace. There does not have to be a major precipitating event leading up to this unannounced visit.

New Mexico Pipeline Safety Rules

The New Mexico state government controls its pipeline safety in cooperation with the federal government.pipelines mirred image by Andrei Merkulov from Fotolia.comThe Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation,...

Federal Rule Civil Procedure 26

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure set forth and dictate the civil litigation process in United States federal district courts. Before trial, the parties must go through the discovery process, which is frequently the most time-consuming part of any law suit. The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure cl

Water Resources Research Act

The Water Resources Research Act first became public law in the mid-1960s. The law appropriates funds for research into preventing and remediating damages to the nation's surface and groundwater resources. The act identified water as necessary for economic stability, environmental quality and agric

California Residential Mortgage Lending Act

The state of California passed the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act (CRMLA) in 1994; it has been in effect since 1996. This act regulates laws relating to licenses for mortgage bankers.

Hazmat Shipping Requirements

All hazardous material must be properly labeled.Dangerous when wet placard image by k9dg from Fotolia.comShipping hazardous material is dangerous and federal regulations have been established to enable safer shipping of hazardous material, or hazmat. It is the responsibility of the...

Teenage Driving Laws in Massachusetts

Teens who drive in Massachusetts must take part in a program designed to cultivate safer driving techniques.driving school image by Yali Shi from Fotolia.comThe state of Massachusetts employs a special program for driving teens between the ages of 16 and 18. Called the Junior Operator...

Federal Regulations for a Funeral Leave

When someone close to you dies, the last thing you want to worry about is whether you'll be able to take time off work to attend the funeral. While there is no law requiring your employer to give you funeral leave, most employers have bereavement leave policies.

Federal High Court Civil Procedure Rules

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure work to ensure that justice remains blind.Justice image by MVit from Fotolia.comThe Federal Rules of Civil Procedure range in content from Rule 1, which establishes the scope and purpose of the rules to Rule 86, which acknowledges the original...

Illinois Separation Laws

Legal separation in Illinois is made official in court.couple fight image by Allen Penton from Fotolia.comLegal separation in Illinois is a legal arrangement in which separated spouses agree to live independent of each other both physically and financially. A legal separation is different...

Tennessee State Laws on Divorce

In many ways, marriage represents a contract between two people that outlines the rights and responsibilities of both parties. The nature of marriage requires legal intervention to officially end the union and decide matters such as spousal support and division of property. While every...