au profit du

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03:04 Jan 16, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents / COURT REPORT
French term or phrase: au profit du
Par jugement du 7 janvier 1999 le Tribunal dÍnstance de MONTBRISON s'est declaré territorialement incompétent, au profit du Tribunal de Grand Instance de ST ETIENNE, compte tenu du siège social de la société défendresse.
Theodore Quester
United States
Local time: 19:29
English translation:See answer
Explanation:
Normally, it means "for the benefit of" or "in favour of"; here, in this context, I would suggest something like "...., thus ceding jurisdiction to .....".


Hope this helps.
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Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO)
Local time: 19:29
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Explanation:
Normally, it means "for the benefit of" or "in favour of"; here, in this context, I would suggest something like "...., thus ceding jurisdiction to .....".


Hope this helps.


Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO)
Local time: 19:29
PRO pts in pair: 21

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neutral  sheila adrian: could this be a "change of venue" for a trial? or "in lieu of"??
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