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English translation: standards / rules and regulations

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11:57 Nov 29, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: Regelwerke
I come up with "regulators" or "control equipment", neither of which make sense in the context: "Alle Management-System- und fachbezogene Regelwerke werden zentral in einer Normauflistung verwaltet und unterliegen jaehrlich dem Aktualisierungsdienst durch den QMB."
Dawn Montague
Local time: 22:32
English translation:standards / rules and regulations
Explanation:
I'd suggest s.th. along the lines of "standards" or "sets of standards", "rules and regulations", "compendium of rules [and regulations]" or some such.

While the term "Regelwerke" is quite frequently used and refers to a set of rules or standards, it is not listed in Duden, Wahrig, or any other dictionary or encyclopedia that I could lay my hands on. I would not use guidelines in this context as Regelwerke is often used in conjunction with Gesetz and/or Norm. Standards and/or Rules and Regulations would thus be a better choice.

Hope this helps a bit -
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 19:32
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Summary of answers provided
nasets of rulesxxxMackert
naSe belowRandi Stenstrop
naset of rules or set of regulationsDan McCrosky
nastandards / rules and regulationsUlrike Lieder


  

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14 mins
standards / rules and regulations


Explanation:
I'd suggest s.th. along the lines of "standards" or "sets of standards", "rules and regulations", "compendium of rules [and regulations]" or some such.

While the term "Regelwerke" is quite frequently used and refers to a set of rules or standards, it is not listed in Duden, Wahrig, or any other dictionary or encyclopedia that I could lay my hands on. I would not use guidelines in this context as Regelwerke is often used in conjunction with Gesetz and/or Norm. Standards and/or Rules and Regulations would thus be a better choice.

Hope this helps a bit -


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?q=regelwerke&meta=&btnG=Google-...
Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 19:32
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
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Sylvia Scheibe
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14 mins
set of rules or set of regulations


Explanation:
Ferretti - Wörterbuch der Datentechnik

HTH - Dan

Dan McCrosky
Local time: 04:32
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Mats Wiman
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30 mins
Se below


Explanation:
I found a large number of Regelwerke, among them a quite illustrative one:

www.gueteschutz-betonbauteile.de/regelwer.htm.

REGELWERK
Technische Regeln – Grundlage der Überwachung und Zertifizierung

1. Verzeichnis der Normen
2. Weitere Bestimmungen
Richtlinien und Merkblätter
Öffentlich-rechtliche Bestimmungen außerhalb der LBOs

Eurodicautom says that a Regelwerk is a comprehensive body of legislation, but as appears from the example, legislation does not have to be involved. Ás far as I can see from the Google hits, a Regelwerk is a collection of all rules, regulations and standards relevant to a certain field.

I think I should say something like

... all rules, regulations and standards pertaining to management systems and the various disciplines and professions ....

HTH



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Randi Stenstrop
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Native speaker of: Danish
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1 hr
sets of rules


Explanation:
"Der Grosse Eichborn" lists the singular form Regelwerk 'set of rules'.


    Der Grosse Eichborn
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