English translation: Record of offence reported and notification of rights to victim
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16:54 Sep 5, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO] Law/Patents - Law (general)
Spanish term or phrase:información de la denuncia
Name of a document used by the civil guard:
Acta de información de la denuncia y de los derechos al perjudicado u ofendido por delito común-falta
Record of informing the injured or aggrieved party of the report and of their rights in the context of an ordinary offence- summary offence
Is this right? Is the injured party being informed of 2 things. The document is entirely developed to informing the injured party of their rights.
There are examples of this document on the internet.
The injured party is clearly being informed of his rights (the second part). The first part is the bit I don't know. Is the civil guard informing the injured party that the latter has reported the offence? Or alternatively is the injured party reporting the offence to the civil guard (therefore the informing is taking place in 2 directions) - this would be more logical but there is no evidence of this in the rest of the document. I need to understand the meaning of the first part. Many thanks.
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Record of offence reported and notification of rights to victim
Explanation: my attempt to simplify, especially since delito and falta do not translate well into English.
Saul Philpott Spain Local time: 13:12 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 4
A definate improvement.
Many thanks to you, and to everyone else.
4 mins confidence: peer agreement (net): +4
Explanation: As you say, it is what it is. The specific equivalents will vary from country to country. My suggestion is a broad, general definition. I don't understand what you mean by "The document is entirely developed to informing the injured party of their rights." Are you a native English speaker? I ask because the use of "injure/d" here seems odd to me...