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English translation: legally bound to

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French term or phrase:astreinte
English translation:legally bound to
Entered by: Dawn Montague
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21:16 Jan 17, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents
French term or phrase: astreinte
In a contract: "L'editeur pourra verifier ou faire verifier par une personne mandatee par lui, astreinte a garder le secret vis a vis des tiers les elements fournis par le producteur, la bonne concordance des elements comptables avec la realite et la bonne exactitude des etats de recoite et de vente .....
Dawn Montague
Local time: 07:39
legally bound to
Explanation:
... legally bound to keep secret with regard to third parties about the elements supplied/furnished by the producer...

There is an implication here that should the person fail to honour his/her undertaking to keep secret the elements mentionned, that a sum of money will have to be paid over by way of penalty.

See the GDT (www.granddictionnaire.com)

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astreinte n. f.


Déf. :
Somme due par période de retard (jour, mois) en cas d'inexécution soit d'une obligation contractuelle, soit d'un jugement.
Contrainte pécuniaire dont le montant est proportionnel au retard, destinée à obtenir d'une personne l'exécution d'une obligation sans délai. Ce moyen tend à faciliter notamment la bonne exécution des décisions de justice.


Note :
L'astreinte diffère de l'exécution forcée.



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Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 13:39
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Summary of answers provided
narequired to... OU compelled to...Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
nalegally bound to
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
napenalty payment
Brigitte Gendebien
naheldPaul Adriaenssens


  

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3 hrs
held


Explanation:
=legal equivalent: 'held to keep secrecy toward ...'

Paul Adriaenssens
Local time: 13:39
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4 hrs
penalty payment


Explanation:
or fine threatened or astreinte
(EuroDicAutom)


Example:
When an action for infringement of a patent is referred to a Court of first instance, the President, referred to and deciding in the form of "référé (référé = summary jurisdiction and procedure in matters of special urgency), may prohibit, as a provisional measure, under "astreinte" (astreinte = daily fine), the continuation of the acts asserted to be an infringement or may subordinate this continuation to the settlement of guaranties intended to assure the indemnification of the patentee.
(http://www.chaillot.com/En/news/n3.html)

J'ai failli devoir en payer une un jour (je devais avoir terminé un bâtiment pour une certaine date, sinon...)



    Reference: http://vosquestions.service-public.fr/resultat/Astreinte.htm
    Reference: http://www.law-lib.utoronto.ca/law-review/abstract/ultr51-2/...
Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 13:39
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 192
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4 hrs
legally bound to


Explanation:
... legally bound to keep secret with regard to third parties about the elements supplied/furnished by the producer...

There is an implication here that should the person fail to honour his/her undertaking to keep secret the elements mentionned, that a sum of money will have to be paid over by way of penalty.

See the GDT (www.granddictionnaire.com)

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astreinte n. f.


Déf. :
Somme due par période de retard (jour, mois) en cas d'inexécution soit d'une obligation contractuelle, soit d'un jugement.
Contrainte pécuniaire dont le montant est proportionnel au retard, destinée à obtenir d'une personne l'exécution d'une obligation sans délai. Ce moyen tend à faciliter notamment la bonne exécution des décisions de justice.


Note :
L'astreinte diffère de l'exécution forcée.






    Reference: http://www.granddictionnaire.com
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 13:39
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4431
Grading comment
Thanks again.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Gillian Hargreaves
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1 day 18 hrs
required to... OU compelled to...


Explanation:
d'après :

required to pay interest /
astreint à payer l'intérêt...




    Reference: http://www.termium.com
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 13:39
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 187
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