Act Essays

Motor Vehicle Safety Laws and Public Health

“The U. S. Congress responded with the National Highway Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act and the Highway Safety Act of 1966, creating a new federal program to address motor vehicle safety” (Waller, para. 5). This act allows the federal government to implement laws regarding motor vehicle safety. This act created the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). William Haddon, public health physician, was the first director of the NHTSA. He was the first to set safety standard for motor…

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Information Technology Acts Paper

Have you ever been sitting at home relaxing when the phone rings and it is a telemarketer on the other line trying to sell you something? You didn’t reach out to the company on the other line prompting this intrusion. Most of the time, you don’t even want the product they are selling. This is an issue that has plagued millions of people across the United States since the mid-to-late eighties when businesses started using the telephone in order to…

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The Usa Patriot Act

On the other hand civil liberties and defense lawyers are of the opinion that the new FBI rules appear to encourage agents to ignore constitutional concerns. Ann Beeson, a staff attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union, said the system will encourage prosecutors to rely too heavily on evidence gathered by secret intelligence methods. “They’re going to use all their foreign intelligence tools, and then they’re going to prosecute people using those tools,” Beeson said, whereas Michael A. Vatis, a…

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The Aborigines Act of 1905

The Aborigines Act of 1905 supposed to be an act that raised provision for the better protection and care of the Aboriginal inhabitants of Western Australia; however in reality the real purpose of the act was not to make the general wellbeing of the Aborigines better, it was to control every movement they made and have power over every aspect of their lives. The following essay discusses several of the clauses in the text that prove its intention most deceiving,…

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Hipaa (health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act)

The HIPAA is divided into two sections. Section one seeks to protect the right to continued health insurance cover for employees and their family members in the event of losing their job or shifting to another job (U. S. Department of Labor, 2010). This section also dictates limitations to group health plan benefits, which can be provided to preexisting condition to between 12 and 18 months after enrollment into the plan. However, the act does not impose such restrictions to…

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Illinois Employers

The Illinois WARN reduces the number of employees required for an employer’s notification, which should be done 60 days advance, in case of layoffs or closing. It reduces from 100 (as set by the federal WARN) to not less than 75 full-time employees who has a combined working time of 4,000 hours or more per week. Also, 33% and at least 25 full-time employees or at least 250 full-time employees are required for mass lay offs which is half the…

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The Salient Features of Corporate Governance on Financial Engineering After the Sarbanes Oxley Act

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act was implemented in 2002 for the improvement of the finical sector through the reinforcement of checks and balances. There were questions regarding the accounting standards. According to the Act, many changes had to be made in the financial reporting and companies had to be analyzed. Much of the corporate governance has been directed to the financial reporting and financial engineering is one of the areas that have received much of the corporate governance attention since the Sarbanes-Oxley…

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Legal, Safety, and Regulatory Requirements

Companies today and various areas of HR should take note of the local laws and in keeping up-to-date with local laws impacting legislation and how their business is run, to which will only ensure the organizations to be able to avoids costly penalties. The legislation states that the Human resources managements must comply with all safety, health regulations for all employment agency. Ensuring regulatory and legal compliance are usually different in various states to which some business practices may be…

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act or HIPAA got enacted in the year 1996 by U. S Congress. The first title of HIPAA offers protection to the workers as well as the families when they decide to change their jobs or incase they lose jobs. The second title of HIPAA which is also known as Administrative Simplification does require for establishments of the national standards of electronic care transactions, employers, the plans of health insurance and the national providers….

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Fair Trading Act 1986

1. The Fair Trading Act exists to promote fair competition and in this way it contributes to the economic wellbeing of all New Zealanders. It prohibits certain conduct in trade, provides for the disclosure of consumer information relating to the supply of goods and services and promotes product safety. Protects consumers from being mislead or being treated unfairly by traders or shops. It also sets out when information about certain products must be disclosed to consumers and helps ensure products…

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Kansas Nebraska Act

John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry, Virginia in October 1859, was one of the most important and explosive catalyst within the country, which for a number of years, continued to tread closer and closer towards a civil war. Both the North and the South had experienced a contentious relationship for many decades. This went back to even before the inception of the country when the issue of slavery, discussed at the First and Second Constitutional Conventions, created such a stir,…

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Law for Manager

The partnership act 1890 governs the relationship of the persons and the outside world. And in respect of dissolution; if there is no partnership agreement, the partnership act set out the rights and duties of the partners. Such rights and duties (by act or agreement) may be varies by the consent of all partners. (S 19). ‘The relation which subsists between persons carrying on a business in common with a view to profit. ‘ Under S24 (5) ‘in common’ means…

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Overpopulation in their Country

New Guinea is the second largest island in the world composed of many nations. The first settlers in the territory were Melanesians, Papuans, and the Negrito tribe. The eastern part of the territory was explored by the Spaniards and the Portuguese while the western part was conquered by the Dutch in 1928. The eastern part became the subject of several conquests until it reached its full independence in 1975 from Great Britain. The name Papua New Guinea was adopted as…

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Occupiers Liability Act

The duty of care owed by owners and occupiers of premises is a statutory duty imposed by the Occupiers Liability Acts 1957 and 1984. By virtue of the Occupiers Liability Act 1957, the duty of care imposed on occupiers is a duty in respect of all visitors to the premises in question. The duty of care is a common duty. The Occupiers Liability Act 1984 imposes a limited duty of care in respect of persons who are not visitors. In…

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Need of a Strengthened Species Act

There lived a bird called Passenger Pigeon in North America. A century ago people could see them in thousands or even in millions. Sadly, there are very few of them left today. The species called passenger pigeons was becaming extinct like many other species. Obviously, there were no laws to protect endangered species, resulting in the large scale destruction of the native habitat. Providing legislation is, in any case, one important aspect in shaping environmentalism. Taking today’s increasing threats towards…

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