English translation: administrative infraction proceedings
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Hi Maria. When I worked for CMVM, we discussed this term at length, particularly in the context of the European Union. We always translated it as "administrative infraction proceedings", as "misdemeanour" would be too general.
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processos de contra-ordenaã§ãµes
Explanation: Noun 1. misdemeanour - a crime less serious than a felony
infraction, misdemeanor, violation, infringement
crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offense, offence - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
Floriana Leary United States Local time: 10:19 Native speaker of: English, Portuguese PRO pts in category: 28