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Weisungsbefugnis

English translation: Authority to issue instructions

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German term or phrase:Weisungsbefugnis
English translation:Authority to issue instructions
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10:50 Mar 6, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Weisungsbefugnis
The last query for today! When discussing temporary work, they describe it as:

"...die befristete Ueberlassung von Arbeitnehmern, wobei de Weisungsbefugnis gegnueber dem Mitarbeiter beim Kunden liegt."

This word "Weisungsbefugnis" has me a bit stumped. Any ideas how to render it?

Thanks in advance

Desmond
Desmond
authority to issue directives/instructions/directions
Explanation:
"Weisung" = directive, instruction, direction
"Befugnis" = authority to do something

In this case "authority to instruct" migth be best: "... the customer has the authority to instruct the employee."

In some cases "Weisungsbefugnis" can be much stronger than just the authority to instruct (e.g. including legal issues).
Selected response from:

Karl Apsel
Ireland
Local time: 02:51
Grading comment
Yes, I agree with your suggestion. "Issuing directives" isn't the right register in this context.

Thanks once again

Desmond
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naauthority to issue directivesxxxHenri
na"authority to issue directives"transatgees
naauthority to issue directives
Parrot
naauthority to issue directives/instructions/directions
Karl Apsel
naauthority (to instruct)Sabine Cane


  

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7 mins
authority (to instruct)


Explanation:
Weisungsbefugnis - authority (to instruct)


    Dietl/Lorenz Dict. of legal, commercial + political terms
Sabine Cane
Local time: 02:51
PRO pts in pair: 66
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36 mins
authority to issue directives/instructions/directions


Explanation:
"Weisung" = directive, instruction, direction
"Befugnis" = authority to do something

In this case "authority to instruct" migth be best: "... the customer has the authority to instruct the employee."

In some cases "Weisungsbefugnis" can be much stronger than just the authority to instruct (e.g. including legal issues).


    Pons
Karl Apsel
Ireland
Local time: 02:51
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 94
Grading comment
Yes, I agree with your suggestion. "Issuing directives" isn't the right register in this context.

Thanks once again

Desmond
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2 hrs
authority to issue directives


Explanation:
The term appears in its complete form in Muret-Sanders and is defined as above.


    Langenscheidts
Parrot
Spain
Local time: 03:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 315
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15 hrs
"authority to issue directives"


Explanation:
See refs


    Langenscheidts Encyclopaedic Dictionary
transatgees
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:51
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 768
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17 hrs
authority to issue directives


Explanation:
Please see below


    Collins German-English Dictionary
xxxHenri
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