Legally required translations
Thread poster: Jennifer ONeill

Jennifer ONeill  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:32
Feb 27

In which European countries is a company legally required to provide translated UI and/or manuals to sell a product there? I know France has the Loi Toubon. Do other European countries have such laws, such as Germany or Russia?


Teresa Borges
Local time: 10:32
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
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@Jennifer Feb 27

The EU has certain language requirements regarding the provision of information to consumers, for instance Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council. In Portugal, Decree-Law 238/86 and 62/88 specify which information must be delivered in Portuguese.


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