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Italian translation: (nuova forma di) udienza preliminare

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11:54 Jul 3, 2007
English to Italian translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
English term or phrase: plea and directions hearing
Vorrei sapere se questa espressione corrisponde alla "udienza preliminare", oppre quale può essere la sua traduzione in italiano. Grazie mille
roscar
Local time: 05:55
Italian translation:(nuova forma di) udienza preliminare
Explanation:
Ciao Roscar,

Ho trovato un sito italiano di diritto dove, nella pagina dedicata alla giustizia in Europa, "plea and directions hearing" viene tradotto con "nuova forma di udienza preliminare". Quindi direi che la tua intuizione è più che corretta. Ti riporto anche un estratto di un sito inglese dove spiegano con dovizia di particolari che cosa sia questa "plea and directions hearing".


Nell’ottobre 1984, una direttiva del Lord Chief Justice ha d’altronde introdotto, per i procedimenti di competenza della Crown Court, una nuova forma di **udienza preliminare**, la **plea and directions hearing**, che si svolge davanti alla corte medesima. A tale udienza, il giudice, in caso di dichiarazione di colpevolezza (guilty plea), può applicare immediatamente la pena, e il procedimento si conclude a questo punto; se invece la dichiarazione dell’accusato è di non colpevolezza, le parti indicano i testi di cui chiedono la citazione per l’udienza dibattimentale, che viene contestualmente fissata.
http://www.ristretti.it/areestudio/estero/generale/negoziata...


It is believed that a contributory factor to both of these problems is that counsel for both sides are only giving the matter their full attention close to the trial date. In order to address these problems the Court is introducing a system of **plea and directions hearings**. At present, if the accused pleads not guilty upon indictment, a trial date is fixed. There is then no further judicial involvement until the trial begins unless either the prosecution or the defence specifically apply for a preliminary hearing. From the commencement of this practice direction all criminal trials will be listed for a plea and directions hearing before the trial judge, not less than 28 days before the date fixed for trial. It will be the responsibility of the Crown to ensure that this occurs but it is anticipated that the date for the plea and directions hearing will usually be fixed upon indictment when the trial date is also fixed.

3. Not less than twenty-four hours before the date fixed for the plea and directions hearing, the Judge’s Questionnaire (in the form annexed to this Practice Direction) duly completed, as far as is possible with the agreement of all advocates, is to be delivered to the Bailiff’s Judicial Secretary and the Judicial Greffe. The completed questionnaire will form the basis of the plea and directions hearing. The prosecution must at the same time supply the judge with a case summary setting out the essential details of the case so that the judge can consider the appropriate directions.

The object of the plea and directions hearing will be to identify any case management issues which may arise including whether there is need for a hearing prior to the commencement of the main trial so that the presiding judge may rule on legal arguments such as admissibility of evidence. Particular attention will be given to ensuring that the trial before the jury/Jurats concentrates on the real issues in dispute.
http://www.jerseylegalinfo.je/Courts/PracticeDirections/Disp...


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Note added at 47 mins (2007-07-03 12:41:42 GMT)
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Piccolo refuso: non volevo dire "tradotto" ma "reso/spiegato":

Ho trovato un sito italiano di diritto dove, nella pagina dedicata alla giustizia in Europa, "plea and directions hearing" viene reso/spiegato con "nuova forma di udienza preliminare".
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Monica M.
Italy
Local time: 05:55
Grading comment
Grazie mille per la conferma
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +1(nuova forma di) udienza preliminare
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(nuova forma di) udienza preliminare


Explanation:
Ciao Roscar,

Ho trovato un sito italiano di diritto dove, nella pagina dedicata alla giustizia in Europa, "plea and directions hearing" viene tradotto con "nuova forma di udienza preliminare". Quindi direi che la tua intuizione è più che corretta. Ti riporto anche un estratto di un sito inglese dove spiegano con dovizia di particolari che cosa sia questa "plea and directions hearing".


Nell’ottobre 1984, una direttiva del Lord Chief Justice ha d’altronde introdotto, per i procedimenti di competenza della Crown Court, una nuova forma di **udienza preliminare**, la **plea and directions hearing**, che si svolge davanti alla corte medesima. A tale udienza, il giudice, in caso di dichiarazione di colpevolezza (guilty plea), può applicare immediatamente la pena, e il procedimento si conclude a questo punto; se invece la dichiarazione dell’accusato è di non colpevolezza, le parti indicano i testi di cui chiedono la citazione per l’udienza dibattimentale, che viene contestualmente fissata.
http://www.ristretti.it/areestudio/estero/generale/negoziata...


It is believed that a contributory factor to both of these problems is that counsel for both sides are only giving the matter their full attention close to the trial date. In order to address these problems the Court is introducing a system of **plea and directions hearings**. At present, if the accused pleads not guilty upon indictment, a trial date is fixed. There is then no further judicial involvement until the trial begins unless either the prosecution or the defence specifically apply for a preliminary hearing. From the commencement of this practice direction all criminal trials will be listed for a plea and directions hearing before the trial judge, not less than 28 days before the date fixed for trial. It will be the responsibility of the Crown to ensure that this occurs but it is anticipated that the date for the plea and directions hearing will usually be fixed upon indictment when the trial date is also fixed.

3. Not less than twenty-four hours before the date fixed for the plea and directions hearing, the Judge’s Questionnaire (in the form annexed to this Practice Direction) duly completed, as far as is possible with the agreement of all advocates, is to be delivered to the Bailiff’s Judicial Secretary and the Judicial Greffe. The completed questionnaire will form the basis of the plea and directions hearing. The prosecution must at the same time supply the judge with a case summary setting out the essential details of the case so that the judge can consider the appropriate directions.

The object of the plea and directions hearing will be to identify any case management issues which may arise including whether there is need for a hearing prior to the commencement of the main trial so that the presiding judge may rule on legal arguments such as admissibility of evidence. Particular attention will be given to ensuring that the trial before the jury/Jurats concentrates on the real issues in dispute.
http://www.jerseylegalinfo.je/Courts/PracticeDirections/Disp...


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Note added at 47 mins (2007-07-03 12:41:42 GMT)
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Piccolo refuso: non volevo dire "tradotto" ma "reso/spiegato":

Ho trovato un sito italiano di diritto dove, nella pagina dedicata alla giustizia in Europa, "plea and directions hearing" viene reso/spiegato con "nuova forma di udienza preliminare".

Monica M.
Italy
Local time: 05:55
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 167
Grading comment
Grazie mille per la conferma

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  -> Grazie, Francesco, sei sempre molto gentile e prodigo di consigli e suggerimenti utili! / Spero starai scherzando... ;-)
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