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21:03 Feb 16, 2007
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Law/Patents - Law: Contract(s)
English term or phrase: be it for the period
Exclusive distribution agreement

written by the Italians

Obligations of purchase
Without prejudice to the conditions of art. 4 pertaining to the duration of this agreement, the Distributor shall purchase from XXX:

a) up to 01.01.2001 products in the minimum amount and in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in Enclosure B; and

b) products in the minimum amount and in accordance with the terms and conditions the parties shall have agreed upon at least three months in advance to the expiring of the year period, ******be it for the period ****** between the 1st of September and 31 December, and the period for the following Model Year. In case XXX does not use its right of withdrawal as in article 21 below and no agreement on new obligations of purchase is reached, the ones agreed upon for the preceding Model Year shall be used pro rata marked up by 10%; and

c) if this agreement is not renewed for the period between the 1st of September and 31 December Products in the minimum amount in proportion to the amounts agreed upon for the previous Model Year.

Could you reword this fragment for me, please?
ZenonStyczyrz
Local time: 12:02
English translation:change and to or
Explanation:
b) products in the minimum amount and in accordance with the terms and conditions the parties shall have agreed upon at least three months in advance to the expiring of the year period, ******be it for the period ****** between the 1st of September and 31 December, ***or***the period for the following Model Year.

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Note added at 4 mins (2007-02-16 21:07:12 GMT)
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be it for the period = whether it be for the period
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Ioanna Karamanou
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Local time: 06:02
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change and to or


Explanation:
b) products in the minimum amount and in accordance with the terms and conditions the parties shall have agreed upon at least three months in advance to the expiring of the year period, ******be it for the period ****** between the 1st of September and 31 December, ***or***the period for the following Model Year.

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Note added at 4 mins (2007-02-16 21:07:12 GMT)
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be it for the period = whether it be for the period

Ioanna Karamanou
United States
Local time: 06:02
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in category: 16
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thank you

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jack Doughty
1 hr

agree  Richard Benham: This is almost certainly the problem, but as our asker has said, changing it could be a problem.
13 hrs

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
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agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
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agree  Pham Huu Phuoc
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