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English translation: Condamnations criminelles, criminal record

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04:46 Aug 10, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
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French term or phrase: Condamnations criminelles
Please, may U help me to translate this phrases, I need an exact translations for notary: Condamnations criminelles, condamnations correctionnelles, condamnations de police.
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English translation:Condamnations criminelles, criminal record
Explanation:
condamnations correctionnelles,
prison sentences

condamnations de police
minor infractions
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Condamnations criminelles, criminal record


Explanation:
condamnations correctionnelles,
prison sentences

condamnations de police
minor infractions


xxxPerereinger
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agree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: Not quite correct but this is what it boils down to. See below.
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criminal convictions


Explanation:
"condamnation" is "conviction". A history of convictions (or even only one) is a "record"

Otherwise, I agree with "prison sentence" for condamnation correctionelle

An interesting site giving Fr-Eng and Eng-Fr equivalents for Police and the Law is:
http://artsweb.bham.ac.uk/artsFrenchStudies/Kitson/Police/le...

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disagree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: You can be found guilty and sentenced without necessarily receiving a prison sentence
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Explanation:
"Criminal record" in French is "casier judiciaire". A "clean criminal record" is a "casier judiciaire vièrge".

The three types of sentence you list correspond to the three levels of criminal sentence which exist in France. The gravity of the crime or offence with which a person is charged determines which court has the jurisdiction to hear the case and sentencing powers of each court vary.

Condamnations criminelles = criminal sentence, for a "crime", ie : found guilty of a serious crime (dealt with by the Cour d'Assizes)

condamnations correctionnelles = criminal sentence, for a "délit", ie : found guilty of a crime (dealt with by the Tribunal correctionnel.)

condamnations de police = criminal sentence for a minor offence (dealt with by the Police Court)

http://vosdroits.service-public.fr/ARBO/14010103-FXJUS320.ht...

Cour d'assises? Les crimes, c'est-à-dire les infractions les plus graves (meurtre, viol) ainsi que les délits et contraventions commis à l'occasion d'un crime . Ils peuvent être punis d'une peine d'emprisonnement, ou de la réclusion perpétuelle ou bien de 10, 15, 20 ou 30 ans au plus, et d'une amende variable selon l'infraction. Peuvent s'y ajouter des peines complémentaires.

http://vosdroits.service-public.fr/ARBO/14010102-FXJUS319.ht...

Tribunal correctionnel : Compétence du tribunal - Le tribunal correctionnel juge les délits: infractions graves comme le vol ou l'escroquerie. Ils sont punis d'une peine d'emprisonnement maximale de 10 ans et/ou d'une amende variable selon les délits. Toutefois, certains délits sont punis d'une peine d'emprisonnement supérieure (trafic de stupéfiants, destruction de biens par explosifs).

http://vosdroits.service-public.fr/ARBO/14010101-FXJUS318.ht...

Tribunal de police : Ce tribunal juge les contraventions, infractions les moins graves, excès de vitesse ou abandon d'épave, par exemple. Celles-ci peuvent être punies d'une peine d'amende pouvant aller jusqu'à 12 000 F. Le tribunal juge les contraventions commises dans son ressort depuis moins d'un an. Ce tribunal statue sur les demandes de dommages et intérêts présentées par les victimes.


[Extar bit on criminal records : Interesting quirk on this one. When you apply for French citizenship you have to produce a certified copy or extract (I don't remember which) of your "casier judiciaire". They want to see what there is on it, if anything. Difficult to obtain in England. If you've got a clean criminal record, you don't have one, if you know what I mean. If you have one at all, it means there's something on it. Difficult to get a copy of somthing which doesn't exist. At the time I applied (and got) French nationality, any application of this sort theoretically involved making an application to each of the 52 (53?) regional police authorities... in the end the French accepted a signed statement (attestation sur l'honneur) that a UK applicant's record was clean. If my memory serves me right, even if the applications were made for copies, I'm not even sure that they were obtainable.]




    Reference: http://vosdroits.service-public.fr
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