Ohio Consumer Law, 2003 Edition

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What is ‘reasonable’ will depend on the nature of the service and other relevant factors such as the weather, for example, if services are being performed in outdoor areas. Custom Institutional writers In Scotland, Roman Law, especially Justinian, through to Stair, Bell etc Other sources obiter dicta legal literature foreign legal systems Sources of English law Statute Acts of the English Parliament and later the UK Parliament Common law and equity Common law derives from judicial precedent and from custom.

Pages: 857

Publisher: West (April 2003)

ISBN: 0832210285

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(a) The Comptroller General of the United States shall audit, review, and evaluate the implementation or the provisions of this Act by the Agency for Consumer Advocacy. (b) Not less than thirty months nor more than thirty- six months after the effective date of this Act, the Comptroller General shall prepare and submit to the Congress a report on his audit conducted pursuant to subsection (a), which shall contain, but not be limited to, the following: (1) an evaluation of the effect of the activities of the Agency. s consumer representation activities; (2) an evaluation of the effect of the activities of the Agency on the efficiency, effectiveness, and procedural fairness of affected Federal agencies in carrying out their assigned functions and duties; (3) recommendations concerning any legislation he deems necessary, and the reasons therefor, for improving the implementation of the objectives of this Act as set forth in section 2. (c) Copies of the report shall be furnished to the Administrator of the Agency for Consumer Advocacy; the chairmen of the Senate Committees on Commerce and on Government Operations, and the chairman of the Committee on Government Operations of the House of Representatives. (d) Restrictions and prohibitions under this Act applicable to the use or public dissemination of information by the Agency shall apply with equal force and effect to the General Accounting Office in carrying out its functions under this section. (a) Nothing in this Action could be construed to limit the discretion of any Federal agency or court, within its authority, including a court. s authority under rule 24 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, to grant the Administrator additional participation in any proceedings or activity, to the extent that such additional participation may not be as or right, or to provide additional notice to the administrator concerning any agency proceeding or activity. (1) No act or omission by the Administrator or any Federal agency relating to the Administrator. s authority under sections 6 (a), (d), (f), (i), and (j), 7, 10, 11 and 12 or this Act shall affect the validity of an agency action or be subject to judicial review: Provided, That- (a) the Administrator may obtain judicial review to enforce his authority under section 6 (a), (d), (f), (i), and (j), 10, and 12 of this Act: Provided, That he may obtain judicial review of the Federal agency determination under section 6 (f) of this Act only after final agency action and only to the extent that such determination affected the validity of such action; (b) a party to any agency proceeding or a participant in any agency activity in which the Administrator intervened or participated many, where judicial review of the final agency action is otherwise accorded by law, obtain judicial review following such final agency action on the ground that the Administrator. s intervention or participation resulted in prejudicial error to such party or participant based on the record viewed as a whole; and (C) any person who is substantially and adversely affected by the Administrator. s action pursuant to section 6 (f), 10 (a), or 11 of this Act may obtain judicial review, unless the court determines that such judicial review would be detrimental to the interest of justice. (2) For the purposes of this subsection, a determination by the administrator that the result of any agency proceeding or activity may substantially affect an interest of consumers or that his intervention in any proceeding is necessary to represent adequately an interest of consumers shall be deemed not to be a final agency action. (3) The Administrator. s determination, pursuant to sub-sections 6(a) (2), 6(a) (3), and 6 (d), that an agency action may substantially affect an interest of consumers shall be subject to review during judicial review of a final agency action. (a)All officers, employees, assets, liabilities, contracts, property, and records as are determined by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to be employed, held, or used primarily in connection with the functions of the Consumer Product Information Coordinating Center in the General Service Administration are transferred to the Agency and all functions of the Administrator of General Services administered through the Consumer Product Information Coordination Center are transferred to the Agency. (b) (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, personnel engaged in functions transferred under this section shall be transferred in accordance with applicable laws and regulations relating to transfer of functions. (2) The transfer of personnel pursuant to this section shall be without reduction in classification or compensation for one year after such transfer. (a) After reviewing its statutory authority and rules of procedure, relevant agency and judicial decisions, and other relevant provisions of law, each Federal agency shall issue appropriate interpretations, guidelines, standards, or criteria, and rules of procedure, to the extent that such rules. are appropriate and are not already in effect, relating to the rights of individuals who may be affected by agency action to- (1) petition the agency for action; (2) receive notice of agency proceedings; (3) file official complaints (if appropriate) with the agency; (4) obtain information from the agency; and (5) participate in agency proceedings for the purpose of representing their interest pdf.

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