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rapporteur du budget

English translation: rapporteur for the budget, budget rapporteur

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19:23 Jun 20, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
French term or phrase: rapporteur du budget
This is a French Parliamentary function (here "à l'Assemblée"), involving budget commentary or criticism. It does not seem to correspond exactly to a role in Anglo saxon parliaments, but seems closest to the being spokesman for a parliamentary committee.
Peter Freckleton
Australia
Local time: 14:05
English translation:rapporteur for the budget, budget rapporteur
Explanation:
As the asker surmises, the rapporteur drafts a report on behalf of a parliamentary committee, which is then debated by parliament as a whole. His own party allegiance is not relevant here - he is chosen for his particular expertise in the subject on which he reports. The budget rapporteur, for example, may typically be someone with a financial background.
The term "rapporteur", by the way, is not exclusive to international organisations. It's pretty common in all kinds of conference/debate contexts.
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Alison Gaunt
Local time: 03:05
Grading comment
Thanks for the help. It tended the way I was thinking. The term "rapporteur" does not seem to be in use outside the European parliaments, so I could not use it. Finally, paraphrased iot as "chairman of the budgetary committee
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Summary of answers provided
naBUDJET DRAFTERTelesforo Fernandez
nabudget reporter
Janet Kemp
naBUDJET DRAFTERTelesforo Fernandez
narapporteur for the budget, budget rapporteurAlison Gaunt
nabudget 'rapporteur' or report draftsman for the budgetxxxDanielle C
naRapporteur/recording secretary/chair
Yolanda Broad


  

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14 mins
Rapporteur/recording secretary/chair


Explanation:
Looking through entries in Termium, the preferred term for the French "rapporteur" is, indeed, **rapporteur** (used by NATO; the Commission of Experts established pursuant to SC Res.780 (1992); in reference to Yugoslavia; U.N. World Conference on Human Rights, Vienna, Austria, June 1993; etc.). The nearest **non**international parliamentary body term would be **recording secretary**


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 22:05
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551
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4 hrs
budget 'rapporteur' or report draftsman for the budget


Explanation:
In the European Parliament we have taken over the term 'rapporteur' in the context of Parliamentary committees. A 'rapporteur pour avis' is translated at the European Parliament as 'draftsman'.

xxxDanielle C
Local time: 04:05
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6 hrs
rapporteur for the budget, budget rapporteur


Explanation:
As the asker surmises, the rapporteur drafts a report on behalf of a parliamentary committee, which is then debated by parliament as a whole. His own party allegiance is not relevant here - he is chosen for his particular expertise in the subject on which he reports. The budget rapporteur, for example, may typically be someone with a financial background.
The term "rapporteur", by the way, is not exclusive to international organisations. It's pretty common in all kinds of conference/debate contexts.

Alison Gaunt
Local time: 03:05
PRO pts in pair: 32
Grading comment
Thanks for the help. It tended the way I was thinking. The term "rapporteur" does not seem to be in use outside the European parliaments, so I could not use it. Finally, paraphrased iot as "chairman of the budgetary committee
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8 hrs
BUDJET DRAFTER


Explanation:
IN ENGLISH WE SAY HE DRAFTED THE BUDJET. THIS COULS PERHAPS HELP YOU,

Telesforo Fernandez
Local time: 08:35
PRO pts in pair: 216
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8 hrs
BUDJET DRAFTER


Explanation:
IN ENGLISH WE SAY HE DRAFTED THE BUDJET. THIS COULD PERHAPS HELP YOU,

Telesforo Fernandez
Local time: 08:35
PRO pts in pair: 216
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14 hrs
budget reporter


Explanation:
Rapporteur: Person appointed to note and record the proceedings of sessions and to write précis(summaries)of the papers presented,for a final summation session.
It seems that in many circles, "budget rapporteur" is very acceptable and widely understood as well.


    Reference: http://www.eurodic.ip.lu
Janet Kemp
United States
Local time: 22:05
PRO pts in pair: 39
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