sjöförklaring

English translation: master's protest; noting of protest

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Swedish term or phrase:sjöförklaring
English translation:master's protest; noting of protest
Entered by: KirstyMacC (X)

18:00 Dec 3, 2003
Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents
Swedish term or phrase: sjöförklaring
Sjörättslig term, ska tydligen vara någotspecifikt för de nordiska länderna
Anna-Karin
master's protest
Explanation:
A sea captain's statement sworn before a notary at a port and 'protesting' about the way an accident-at-sea = marine casualty occurred. Admissible in court as evidence in most, if not every country.
Used to be common procedure for City of London Scrivener Notaries when London docklands were a thriving harbour area.
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master's protest


Explanation:
A sea captain's statement sworn before a notary at a port and 'protesting' about the way an accident-at-sea = marine casualty occurred. Admissible in court as evidence in most, if not every country.
Used to be common procedure for City of London Scrivener Notaries when London docklands were a thriving harbour area.


    Brooke's Notary, Sweet & Maxwell, London - The Scrivener Notaries' 'Bible'
KirstyMacC (X)
Local time: 18:15
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sven Petersson
59 mins

agree  madak
1 hr

agree  Christine Andersen: In Danish, as well as this literal meaning, the equivalent (søforklaring) has a metaphorical use as a long rigmarole, or a lot of feeble excuses, but the context makes the difference clear!
13 hrs

agree  JessicaC
22 hrs

agree  Yngve Roennike: But, try and look it up in Danish, you'd be surprised!
1 day 6 hrs

agree  Roald Toskedal
2 days 18 hrs
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