KudoZ home » German to English » Law/Patents

Gl.

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
12:23 May 3, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents
German term or phrase: Gl.
Decision of a Swiss (Zurich) Tribunal - in heading:

Schiedsgericht Gl.

Beschluss vom
Phy
Advertisement


Summary of answers provided
naGL = Kanton Glarussamsi
naGL ( Canton Glarus)Uschi (Ursula) Walke


  

Answers


11 hrs
GL ( Canton Glarus)


Explanation:
I'm not sure if I understand the context, so this is only a suggestion based on the following:

GL = Kanton Glarus
ZH = Kanton Zürich
GE = Genf, BE = Bern etc.

Switzerland has 26 cantons (states!).
Each canton has its own laws and courts.

I wonder if the Court in Zurich is referring to a previous decision made in Glarus. It gets quite complicated if the opponents reside in different cantons.
The Supreme court is in Lausanne.

Please have a look at
http:/www.llrx.com/features/swiss.htm
(introduction to Swiss Legal System)
it might shed some light.
HTH and good luck.


    as above
Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 04:54
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 492
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

19 hrs
GL = Kanton Glarus


Explanation:
Switzerland is divided into 26 Kantone, which would be "counties".
GL is an abrev. of the county "Glarus"


Schiedsgericht:
"der/ein Schiedsrichter" is an arbitrator (sports)
"das/ein Gericht" is a court

(I'm from the town Schaffhausen = SH)

hope I could help you out
nice regards
"und schöni Grüessli vo de Munot-Stadt!)


    I'm Swiss-German
samsi
Local time: 13:54
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search