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08:30 Jun 9, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
English term or phrase: Now this deed witnesseth
At the beginning of a deed of restrictive covenant in the following sentence :

NOW THIS DEED WITNESSETH and IT IS HEREBY AGREED AND DECLARED as follows:
Jacqueline Kent
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Summary of answers provided
na +1En conséquence le présent acte atteste que
Evelyna Radoslavova
naEn foi de quoi ...
Christian Fournier
naCeci exposé, il est par les présentes convenu et déclaré ce qui suitSylvie André


  

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Ceci exposé, il est par les présentes convenu et déclaré ce qui suit


Explanation:
Il doit y avoir un préambule, puis cette phrase doit suivre non?

Withnessth : il est préalablement exposé ce qui suit
puis Now ....... Ceci exposé, .....

Sylvie André
France
Local time: 17:54
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 93
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15 mins peer agreement (net): +1
En conséquence le présent acte atteste que


Explanation:
ou tout simplement: "il est attesté par les présentes que..."
Hope this helps,
Evelyna

Evelyna Radoslavova
Canada
Local time: 08:54
Native speaker of: Native in BulgarianBulgarian, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 150

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agree  Isabelle Louis
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334 days
En foi de quoi ...


Explanation:
On voit souvent cette phrase dans les actes juridiques, toujours à la suite d'un exposé p.ex. d'une situation antérieure, ou à la fin p. ex. d'un constat d'huissier.
May be this helps here ...

Christian Fournier
France
Local time: 17:54
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PRO pts in pair: 2109
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