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intuitu personae

English translation: relating to a given person

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French term or phrase:intuitu personae
English translation:relating to a given person
Entered by: Brian KEEGAN
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06:19 Jul 5, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
French term or phrase: intuitu personae
Il est expressement convenu que la presente convention a un caractere intuitu personae.
Brian KEEGAN
Local time: 14:15
relating to a given person
Explanation:
tailor made
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xxxHenri
Local time: 14:15
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Summary of answers provided
na +1intuitu personaeBettina Karpel
napersonal relationship
Gillian Hargreaves
narelating to a given personxxxHenri


  

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relating to a given person


Explanation:
tailor made

xxxHenri
Local time: 14:15
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merci...
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25 mins
personal relationship


Explanation:
"... has the nature of a personal relationship"

Gillian Hargreaves
Local time: 13:15
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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34 mins peer agreement (net): +1
intuitu personae


Explanation:
The phrase stays as is in English. It means that the contract is made strictly with the person in question who cannot assign the obligations imposed by the contract to anyone else. For example, if you contract with an artist to paint your portrait, you don't want the artist to subcontract the work to someone else. The contract is made intuitu personae. It is personal. Termium gives the following explanation, turning the intuitu personae character in favour of the person who has obliged himself:

English:Contracts (Common Law)

intuitu personae s


OBS - Personal contracts. The benefit of a contract cannot be assigned if it is clear that the debtor is only willing to perform in favour of one particular creditor, and if it would be unjust to force him to perform in favour of another. In such cases it is sometimes said that the "personal" nature of the contract prevents assignment s

Bettina

Bettina Karpel
PRO pts in pair: 12

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