accessory after the fact

13:09 Oct 10, 2020
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English to Romanian translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general) / US EN
English term or phrase: accessory after the fact
Bună ziua,
Aș dori să aflu și opiniile voastre cu privire la o traducere. Am tradus un rechizitoriu (indictment) și una din încadrări este „accessory after the fact”. Am o mică dispută cu un lingvist cu privire la traducere. Pentru o mai bună înțelegere postez și textul de lege:
18 U.S.C. § 3
Accessory After the Fact
Whoever, knowing that an offense against the United States has been committed, receives, relieves, comforts or assists the offender in order to hinder or prevent his apprehension, trial or punishment, is an accessory after the fact.
Vă mulțumesc,
Liviu-Lee Roth
United States
Local time: 08:21

Summary of answers provided
2 -1complice-mușamalizator/ instigator /
Adrian MM.

Discussion entries: 2



3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): -1
accessory after / before / the fact
complice-mușamalizator/ instigator /

compare and contrast previous to aiding and abetting in English law> accessory before and after the fact.

Example sentence(s):
  • IATE: en accessory before the fact obsolete instigator ro instigator
  • Acuzații de mușamalizare în Olanda

Adrian MM.
United Kingdom
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Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you Adrian. „mușamalizator” is not a term used în the Romanian Criminal Code; ”instigator” is someone who instigates another to commit a crime; „Complice” is partially correct although the accomplice is a person who actively participates in the commission of a crime, while the accessory acts AFTER the crime was committed.

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disagree  Manuela Ciuruc: Elementele constitutive descrise în Codul penal român corespund celor din sistemul american, deci este corect să folosim termenul de favorizare a făptuitorului. Nu există risc de confuzie aici.
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