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liens de la prévention

English translation: uphold the charges against

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French term or phrase:liens de la prévention
English translation:uphold the charges against
Entered by: Rachel Mackay

09:28 Feb 18, 2005
French to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
French term or phrase: liens de la prévention
In a legal document about a case indicting a pilot for misconduct which caused injury to his passengers:

"Son intervention en qualité de partie civile à la présente instance est motivée par le souci de corroborer l'action public de manière à ce que le prévenu soit retenu dans les liens de la prévention."

And also:
"Les éléments de l'enquête conduiront le Tribunal à retenir XXX dans les liens dans la prévention dans la mesure où ce dernier a méconnu dans la mesure où il a méconnu les règles fondamentales de la navigation aérienne."

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Rachel Mackay
Local time: 19:42
uphold the charges against XXX
Explanation:
Prévention does mean 'charges' but in this context, the phrase means 'uphold the charges against' or 'find XXX guilty of the charges'.
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Charlotte Allen
United Kingdom
Local time: 19:42
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4safety links
LILIANA HUTANU
4uphold the charges against XXX
Charlotte Allen
3charged
Monica Sandor


  

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liens de la prévention
safety links


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LILIANA HUTANU
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liens de la prévention
charged


Explanation:
Juridical meaning of the expression "retenir dans les liens de la prévention" means to be arrested and charged with a crime. In some dictionaries it says detention on suspicion (concise Oxford-Hachette), but it it not clear to me that it always means actual detention, only to be formally charged and await trial.

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Note added at 6 hrs 57 mins (2005-02-18 16:25:57 GMT)
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and the prévenu is thus the accused/the defendant.


    Reference: http://lexinter.net/JPTXT3/condamnations_penales_personnelle...
    Reference: http://www.juritel.com/Ldj_html-853.html
Monica Sandor
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retenir XXX dans les liens de la prévention
uphold the charges against XXX


Explanation:
Prévention does mean 'charges' but in this context, the phrase means 'uphold the charges against' or 'find XXX guilty of the charges'.

Charlotte Allen
United Kingdom
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