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How are EU law and US law different?


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The federal government is made up of more than just the 50 states that make up the U.S. It also includes the District of Columbia and a few overseas territories. The European Union consists of 27 European countries which came together to form the EU, an economic and political union that had never been done before. Even though the European Union (EU) is not a federal government, the way power is shared between the EU’s three governing institutions and its member states is very similar to how power is shared in a federal government. The United States of America has a written constitution, but the European Union does not. On the other hand, the EU Treaties are like a constitution because they spell out who has what power and how laws are made.

Most of the time, EU countries are still responsible for more policy areas than US states. Members of the EU can set health policies (with some help from the EU), but in the US, this is the job of both the federal and state governments. Since the countries that are part of the EU are sovereign, this makes sense.

Why is it important to know this? The EU, on the other hand, has both a central and a national level in charge of environmental policy. Cooperative federalism is one of the most important ideas in the U.S. The federal government’s rules and regulations set a standard for how strict state rules and regulations must be.

Primary VS Secondary Law

All of the other things that the EU does are based on treaties. In these legally binding agreements between EU member countries, the goals of the EU, the rules that EU institutions must follow, how decisions are made, and the relationship between the EU and its members are all explained. You can find examples and studies on this topic on the service Writix with free examples. Treaties are the basis for the laws of the European Union (EU). In the EU, they are called “basic law”.

Secondary law is a set of rules, directives, decisions, recommendations, and views that are made by the government. This set of rules is called  ‘secondary law”, and it comes from the goals and ideas behind the treaties.

Legislative Versus Non-legislative Acts

Most legislative acts are passed by following one of the legislative procedures outlined in EU treaties (ordinary or special). Acts that aren’t part of the legislative process don’t have to follow these rules. Instead, EU institutions can pass them by following certain rules.

The European Union (EU) can only make laws in areas where its member states have given it explicit permission to do so through EU treaties.

What is the difference between laws, statutes, acts, and rules in the United States and the European Union?

The language used to talk about art in Europe and the United States can be different. Here are some things that need to be explained.

In the United States, both federal and state laws are about making sure people follow rules about how to act. Congress makes federal laws, statutes, and acts, while executive departments and agencies use a rulemaking process to make federal rules.

When it comes to enforcing the laws that are already on the books, federal rules are more specific than federal laws about how an agency should do this. If rules aren’t followed, penalties could be put in place.

Institutions of the European Union can make rules and directives by using either regular or special legislative processes. But how they are put into place is different.

As soon as European rules take effect, they are automatically put into place in all of the EU’s member states at the same time. No national translation is needed first. But the Member States still have to take care of some administrative tasks (for instance, designate the authorities responsible for implementation or to set out penalties for non-compliance).

Directives, on the other hand, can’t take effect until they are put into national law. However, Member States are free to implement European policies in any way they think is best. To put it simply, directives are a lot more flexible than rules because they only make you do something if you want to get a certain result.

Directives make up most of the EU’s environmental laws, but rules are becoming more common in areas like chemicals and product safety as the need for an integrated approach grows.

There is a big difference between how far US states can go and how far EU member states can go with their laws.

US vs EU regulations: States Can Go Further than Members

EU’s legislative institutions, like the EP and EU Council, use the legislative procedure to make rules. In the US, rules are made by the Executive Branch using the rulemaking process, which we’ve already talked about.

In the United States, regulations are made public as soon as new laws are passed. These regulations explain how the laws will be carried out and fill in any gaps or ambiguities that may arise. On the other hand, European regulations are longer pieces of law that can still be added to and changed by delegated and implementing actions of the Commission, as well as by national administrative rules.

In terms of environmental policy, federal laws and rules are the starting point, but each state in the U.S. is free to make laws that are more strict.

In European Union law, however, things are a bit different. If EU countries are encouraged to have more strict environmental laws than those set by EU directives, this won’t hurt the Single Market. To put it another way, they can’t affect how freely goods and services can move around the EU.

To make matters worse, European Union member states are less likely to put in place more strict rules in areas that are already covered by EU law (such as chemical approvals and trash shipping, to mention a few).


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Casino Zeus – A New Website with Canadian Online Casino Reviews

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Online gambling entertainment is popular worldwide. A well-known expert in the gambling industry, Olexiy Ivanov launched the Casino Zeus website. There, he publishes reviews of the best gambling establishments. Recently, Olexiy launched a new resource in English for Canadian players – It contains extensive valuable and interesting information, like rankings and reviews of licensed and well-known brands, available payment methods, the best mobile and live casinos, and available bonuses. Also, he lists the criteria that determine the best online casinos. The information on the site is regularly updated.

Licensed Canadian Casinos

The legalization of gambling establishments in Canada took place in 1999. At the same time, the government passed laws regulating the activities of gambling clubs. Canadian online casinos are controlled by articles 204, 206 and 207 of the Criminal Code. Based on these articles, the provinces developed their laws of regulation.

The Kahnawake Gaming Commission was created in Canada on June 10, 1996. Since July 8, 1999, it has licensed and regulated online gambling. The commission can issue a licence for a lottery, betting, and online and land-based casinos. Hosts must fill out an application and pay a fee to get it.

As Olexiy Ivanov publishes on his website: “Gambling is prohibited in Canada. Nevertheless, the organizers of gambling establishments have found loopholes in the law. Based on Articles 201 to 206, betting activities are banned. However, article 204 allows lotteries, horse racing and totalizators. Each administrative unit in Canada has the right to adopt its own regulations. For this reason, most provinces have no problem opening land-based clubs and online casinos via special schemes”.

The Best Ranked Online Casinos in Canada in 2022

Olexiy Ivanov’s team prepared a ranking which included the best gaming platforms in Canada. Each Canadian online casino has passed a thorough analysis. The sites presented accurately comply with all the requirements established by the state. The Casino Zeus portal recommends the following brands:

● Evospin

● GoldenStar

● King Billy

● Lucky Nugget Casino

● Hell Spin

● Kosmonaut

● Kaiser Slots

● Spin Casino

● Royal Vegas

● GamingClub Casino

● Euro Palace Casino

● Ruby Fortune

What Should You Pay Attention to When Choosing a Website for Gambling?

Before playing, you must pay attention to some parameters that characterize the resource. For example, the best online casino in Canada must meet the following requirements:

1. It should have a positive reputation and positive reviews among real players. Reviews can be checked on trust sites like Reddit and Trustpilot.

2. The presence of a valid licence. A club with a licence inspires confidence. The presence of a licensing document indicates that the platform meets all established standards.

3. There are slot machines from leading vendors. This confirms the seriousness of the institution.

4. Extensive game library: roulette, table games, slots, and video poker.

5. Reliable protection of personal data.

6. High-quality support service. There are several communication channels available to communicate with operators.

The best online casino in Canada must meet each criterion. Otherwise, it does not get into the rankings of reliable gambling establishments.

Popular Payment Methods in Canadian Online Casinos

If the gaming platform cooperates with a well-known payment system, it provides security for the player. Before playing for money, learning all the conditions related to financial transactions is vital.

Popular payment systems on Canadian betting websites are:

1. Visa/Mastercard.

2. Payment systems: Paysafecard, Instadebit, Bitcoin.

3. Electronic purses: Skrill, Neteller, PayPal.

It is important to make sure that the depositing of funds to the account is created in Canadian dollars because it is the country’s national currency. Otherwise, currency conversion can incur a commission, which is unprofitable for a user.

Olexiy Ivanov’s Tips on Responsible Gaming

Gambling addiction is a real problem these days. For this reason, every gambling establishment must adhere to responsible gaming principles. They include:

● limiting the opportunity to create accounts by underage players;

● registration ban for those who have provided false data;

● the ability to set restrictions on the game. In addition, casinos can close or suspend an account at any time.

Clubs should help tackle gaming addiction. In addition, the platform’s website should have information about organizations that assist in treating addiction. Such institutions include GameStop, GamblersAnonymous, and BeGambleAware.

Online Alternatives

An alternative to online gambling is land-based clubs, which are also popular in Canada. Unfortunately, only the government can organize such casinos in this country. However, a physical presence encourages trust among the players.

The biggest clubs in Canada are Casino Niagara and the Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort. They are located near Niagara Falls in the province of Ontario. These clubs offer thousands of slot machines and hundreds of card game tables.

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Top Reasons Why You Should Go to College in Canada

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After 18 years of hard work, the time has finally come. You’re graduating from high school and headed to college. It’s one of the most exciting times in your life, so you want to make sure you choose the right school. No doubt the USA is known for its stellar learning institutions, but did you know that Canada is also home to excellent schools as well? Canada is often considered to be one of the best places to obtain a college degree. However, a quality education experience isn’t all that Canada can offer you.

Here are great reasons to go to college in Canada.

Affordable Tuition

Starting off with the financial aspect of things, many often opt to go to college out of state solely for cheaper tuition costs. Compared to the average price of college in the U.S., the costs are far lower in Canada. In some cases, the costs are cut in half and this applies to private schools as well. Granted, you’re still going to be financing for your education, so you’ll need a way to pay for it. There are plenty of ways to pay for a college education regardless of where you choose to study. If you’re looking for the quickest way to do it, then your best bet is to apply for a student loan.

Student loans provide students with the funding they need to pay for the tuition as well as any school supplies they need. However, this process is a little different from how it works in the U.S. You’ll apply for this loan at the Canada Student Loan Program (CSLP) or Canada Student Grants Program (GSGP). You can’t ask for a specific amount on the loan itself. How much you get will be a pre-determined amount that’s based on a few things. Some of these factors include your income or your family’s income and the cost of tuition. Make sure to research what else is going to be taken into account, so you can get a rough estimate.

Less Competition

You know how people often have to fight their way through competition to get accepted into some colleges? In Canada, you won’t have to worry about that issue. Canada is known for its amazing education system, and this is one of the most notable benefits. Not having a lot of competition, or any at all, makes it so easy for aspiring students to get the education they need, so they can excel in their life and career. In the U.S., getting into a certain college, like Harvard for example, isn’t exactly the easiest thing to accomplish. Some people have to rely on letters of recommendation from already established professionals or connection to even be considered. Canada seeks out pure academic performance.

Canadian Perks

Aside from living in a beautiful country, you’re also privy to Canadian amenities. Affordable healthcare, lower cost of living, and even low crime rates are to name a few. There are plenty of areas such as Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, and Montreal you can live in. But as with any type of move, you want to research each area thoroughly before you can come to a decision.

Job Opportunities

Another key factor that Canada is well-known for is the amount of job opportunities students have. Students, in particular, actually have an advantage thanks to a post-graduate work permit (PGWP). This special permit is what lets students acquire the work experience they need in their career. It’s also what allows you to stay in the country, and work a full-time job at that, once you’ve verified you have a diploma, degree, or another form of certification. However, there are a few things you need to know first. For one thing, you can only apply for this permit once in their lifetime. You must first show proof of residence or you’ve left Canada. Then, you have to show that you’ve graduated from one of the designated learning institutions. You must also be registered as a full-time student, and have at least eight months that leads up to your degree. You’ll also need to receive your transcript from the aforementioned institutions that verifies you’ve met the requirements.

It’s possible to be considered ineligible for this permit as well. Here’s a list of what can make you ineligible for a post-graduate work permit in Canada:

 Received the Global Affairs of Canada (GAC)
 Received the permit before
 Were a part of the Canada-China Scholar's Exchange Program
 Got an Equal Opportunity Scholarship
 Completed most of your credentials from distance learning
 Completed a program that wasn't at one of the designated learning institutions in Canada

Even if you’ve managed to complete a program outside of the DLIs, you can still make yourself eligible by going to one. Sure, it will take time, but it’s more than worth the effort if you can procure a place in Canada.

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