OK, OK, we’ve all heard of the absurd French laws that make the viral rounds every now and again. Yes, you can marry dead people but you can't name your pig Napoleon, nor kiss someone on a train platform. Officially at least. But those laws aren’t particularly relevant for the average Joe. Instead, here’s a collection of laws in France that you really should know, laws that are typically a little different to the rest of the world, and that you might benefit from knowing. You have to assist someone in need Did you know you have a “duty to rescue” someone in danger in France? And did you know that if you deliberately fail to help someone in danger, you risk five years in prison and a fine of €75,000? The law - non-assistance à personne en danger - made headlines in 1997 after Princess Diana’s fatal car crash in Paris. There was an investigation into whether the nine photographers at the scene had a duty to help … [Read more...] about The French laws you need to know about if you are in France
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Anthonia Nwaorie spent years saving up thousands of dollars to open a medical clinic in Nigeria, where she was born. Finally, last October, she walked down a jet bridge at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport to board the plane to get there.The 59-year-old registered nurse had more than $37,000 in her carry-on bag and $4,000 in her purse. It was all cash, stowed in separate envelopes, some of it earmarked to help ill or aging family members. In her checked luggage she packed medical supplies and over-the-counter medication, which she planned to use to provide free basic care and checkups to anyone who needed it.But she wouldn't make it there. Just as she was about to board the flight to Nigeria, agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection stopped her."How many people are you carrying money for?" an agent asked her, she recalled in an interview with The Washington Post. "How many people are you traveling with?"Before Nwaorie could even open her mouth, she said, the agent asked … [Read more...] about She saved thousands to open a medical clinic in Nigeria. US Customs took all of it at the airport.
This article is available to Members of The Local. Read more Membership Exclusives here. Congratulations - you've found out you're expecting a new addition in Germany! In many ways, this is a fantastic country to go through pregnancy and birth, due to high standards for prenatal and postpartum care and excellent health insurance coverage. Pregnancy: first trimester Once you have found out you are pregnant, there's a few things you should probably do as soon as possible. First and foremost, check your health insurance and see what is covered throughout pregnancy and birth. Most public insurances in Germany are extremely thorough in coverage. In Germany you are entitled to the services of both a Frauenarzt (gynecologist) and a Hebamme (midwife) during your pregnancy. The Frauenarzt attends to most of your exams and blood tests and often is the one providing your ultrasounds, though some doctors will send you to a separate ultrasound clinic. The Hebamme generally comes to … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about having a baby in Germany
The first Online Common Law Admission Test will be held on 10th May 2015. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University is conducting the examination this year.Here is the complete information relating to CLAT .16 Universities are participating in CLAT 2015. They areNLSIU – BangaloreNALSAR – HyderabadNLIU – BhopalWBNUJS – KolkataNLU – JodhpurHNLU – RaipurGNLU – GandhinagarRMLNLU – LucknowRGNUL – PatialaCNLU – PatnaNUALS – KochiNLUO – CuttackNUSRL – RanchiNLUJAA – GuwahatiDSNLU – VisakhapatnamTNNLS – TiruchirappalliThe Under-Graduate Programme Offered By The National Law UniversitiesThe Sixteen NLUs offer a five-year integrated under-graduate law courses leading to the award of B.A. LL.B., B.Sc. LL.B., B.B.A. LL.B., B.S.W. LL.B., B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.) degrees. While B.A. LL.B. is offered by most of the universities, B.Sc. LL.B. Course is offered by WBNUJS (Kolkata), NLU (Jodhpur) and GNLU … [Read more...] about Common Law Admission Test 2015 will be on 10th May 2015; All you want to know about CLAT 2015
The online Registration for Common Law Admission Test [CLAT] has started in the official website yesterday. The CLAT-2014 Online Application Form will be accessible on the CLAT website between 1st January, 2014 and 31st March, 2014 along with the Information Brochure. No hard copy of the Application Form and Information Brochure will be sold this time. CLAT-2014 Information Brochure (not the application form) will also be accessible from the respective website of all the participating NLUs. This year Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) will be conducted by the Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar. The 14 participating NLUs in CLAT 2014 in the order of their establishment are: 1. National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) 2. National Academy of Legal Study & Research (NALSAR) University of Law, Hyderabad 3. National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU) 4. The West Bengal National … [Read more...] about CLAT 2014 registration Started; All you want to know about CLAT 2014 Online Registration