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French to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
French term or phrase: mandat
In an agreement regarding employees whose contracts will not be assigned to the new company in a takeover:

Concernant les salariés bénéficiant d'une protection particulière au titre d'un *mandat*, les contrats de travail de ces derniers, se trouveront transférés de plein droit au Cessionnaire... (I assume the last comma is a mistake).

I don't see how "power of attorney" would fit. Agreement? Authorization?
Into U.S. English.
Joshua Parker
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Francois Boye

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(public) order

By law (French law), the acquiring company must abide by the labour contracts transferred to it by the ceding company.

Cessionnaire, subst.,dr. ,,Personne au profit de qui une cession est faite`` (Barr. 1967). Il est cessionnaire des droits d'un tel (Ac.1835-1932).Nous avons donc décrété que les compositeurs de musique, les peintres, les écrivains jouiraient du droit exclusif de vendre leurs ouvrages dans toute l'étendue de la République, et d'en conférer la propriété, comme bon leur semblerait; et que leurs héritiers ou cessionnaires jouiraient même de ce droit exclusif dix ans après leur mort (Erckmann-Chatrian, Histoire d'un paysan,t. 2, 1870, p. 284).− [sεsjɔnε:ʀ]. Ds Ac. 1694-1798. Fér. Crit. t. 1 1787 propose d'écrire cessionaire. − 1resattest. a) 1520 « celui qui fait cession » (Ord. royaulx, fo67 ro, édit. 1534 ds R. Hist. litt. Fr., t. 6, p. 300), qualifié de ,,rare`` dep. Ac. 1835; b) 1675 « celui à qui on fait une cession » (Savary, Le Parfait négociant, Paris, chap. LXIV, p. 297); de cession, suff. -aire*. − Fréq. abs. littér. : 21.
Source: Le Dictionnaire T.L.F.I

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