Betr.

English translation: Betreff - subject

10:33 Jul 4, 2018
German to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general) / Beglaubigung
German term or phrase: Betr.
This appears on a notary's Beglaubigung. I imagine it stands for Betrieb or Betreff, but neither makes sense in this context. The problem is that there is no context: it appears as a stand-alone term.

On the Beglaubigung, there is a heading Generalstaatsanwaltschaft. Underneath there is a box headed Apostille, and underneath that heading is a list (1-10) of the elements of the apostille (country, date etc.). In the top right-hand corner of the box is where the 'Betr.' abbreviation appears, all on its own.

Neither 'company' nor 'subject' makes sense here.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
Marc Rothman
United Kingdom
English translation:Betreff - subject
Explanation:
https://www.din-5008-richtlinien.de/startseite/betreff/

Betr. means "Betreff" or subject.

An Apostille only certifies the signature, the capacity of the signer and the seal it bears.
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Betreff - subject


Explanation:
https://www.din-5008-richtlinien.de/startseite/betreff/

Betr. means "Betreff" or subject.

An Apostille only certifies the signature, the capacity of the signer and the seal it bears.


    Reference: http://www.din-5008-richtlinien.de/startseite/betreff/
uli1
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agree  Edith Kelly: true but really non-Pro
32 mins

agree  philgoddard: We can't be sure, but this is a common abbreviation and makes perfect sense in the context.
1 hr

agree  Dhananjay Rau: agree
1 hr

agree  writeaway: Re: it was the only thing that came to mind. Agree with Edith that this is non-pro.
2 hrs

disagree  Yael Ramon: none of the answers utilize "regarding" which is a very legal term and fits perfectly to the "betreff" (also: Re is its abbreviation)
3 days 17 hrs
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