Essay on What Advice Do You Offer And What You Do?

774 Words Jun 29th, 2016 4 Pages
1. A person accompanied by a dog enters a restaurant and identifies himself as being blind. He requests service and a seat where the dog may sit at his feet. The restaurant declines to provide these accommodations and police are called. What advice do you offer and what are you going to do?

As discovering what the issue at hand is between the two parties, we know that under the Blind Persons’ Rights act that it is an offence to (a) deny to any person the accommodation, services or facilities available in any place to which the public is customarily admitted; or (b) discriminate against any person with respect to the accommodation, services or facilities available in any place to which the public is customarily admitted, or the charges for the use thereof, for the reason that he or she is a blind person accompanied by a guide dog. I would ask the complaint to show his identification card that is issued by the Attorney General or an officer of his or her Ministry designated by the Attorney General to provide and confirm that this is a legitimate service dog. If the person was unable to provide this card, I would suggest that they should get one. If the person provides the identification card then I would have to advise to the owner of the restaurant that he is committing an offense by denying the complaint service because of the service dog he has to accompany him. If he continues to deny service, I would then issue a ticket since they are committing an offence under the…

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