English translation: the literal interpretation / meaning of this law
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04:00 Oct 11, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase:la LITERALIDAD de esa norma
la LITERALIDAD de esa norma se había convertido en un obstáculo
(capitals to emphasize sticky wicket; newspaper article in Spain referring to an unwanted national law)
The actual text of the law had become an obstacle.
Explanation: This is presumably an opinion piece. In Spanish, LITERALIDAD does not sound too strange, but while "literality" could be understand in English it would draw attention to itself. Presumably you want the reader to get the sense of the sentence, not the word, and to follow the argument. Hence, I suggest an inconspicuous rendering.
Actual text - In practice the text had become...