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agisce in nome proprio ma nell'interesse

English translation: acts in his own name but in behalf of...

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Italian term or phrase:agisce in nome proprio ma nell'interesse
English translation:acts in his own name but in behalf of...
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07:44 Sep 8, 2006
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
Italian term or phrase: agisce in nome proprio ma nell'interesse
Il XXX, che agisce in nome proprio ma nell'interesse di YYY.....

XXX, who acts in his own name, in the interests of Y...

Is there a more 'legal' way of putting this?!

Many thanks
lizzy g
Local time: 13:14
acts in his own name but in behalf of...
Explanation:
e.g., http://72.14.205.104/search?q=cache:_GDZO61AuzwJ:www.storme....

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Note added at 10 mins (2006-09-08 07:54:55 GMT)
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actually in the link above you'll find "on behalf of." they are said to be interchangeable, but strictly speaking "in behalf of" means "for the benefit of," while "on behalf of" means "as the agent of"
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transparx
United States
Local time: 08:14
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Thank you very much, Transparx!
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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +6
acts in his own name but in behalf of...


Explanation:
e.g., http://72.14.205.104/search?q=cache:_GDZO61AuzwJ:www.storme....

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Note added at 10 mins (2006-09-08 07:54:55 GMT)
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actually in the link above you'll find "on behalf of." they are said to be interchangeable, but strictly speaking "in behalf of" means "for the benefit of," while "on behalf of" means "as the agent of"

transparx
United States
Local time: 08:14
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Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 36
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Thank you very much, Transparx!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  writeaway: on behalf of. in behalf is wrong/"n 1: as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as "on behalf of" rather than "in behalf of");-from your 1st dico ref/second ref confirms-in behalf is wrong is this context
10 mins
  -> thank you! however, http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=behalf & http://www.bartleby.com/64/C003/0169.html -I see your point; I got them mixed up then. thanks!

agree  KayW: on behalf of
1 hr
  -> thank you KayW

agree  Ivana UK: acting on behalf of
4 hrs
  -> thank you Ivana

agree  Peter Cox: on behalf of
5 hrs
  -> thanks again Peter

agree  Alessandro di Francia: mi ripeto, on behalf of
7 hrs
  -> grazie anche a te, Alessandro. Come ho già detto, mi sono confuso.

agree  Rosanna Palermo: Prego..di niente..avevi ragione!! :o)
15 hrs
  -> grazie rfmoon! // grazie di nuovo!

agree  maryrose: I always thought "in behalf" was US usage and "on behalf" was British English, rather than there being a difference in meaning.
15 hrs
  -> thanks Maryrose. Actually I was aware of the difference as well as of the fact that they are often interchangeably used. I really got confused...I may just have misinterpreted the source.
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