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English translation: A typo?

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08:59 Aug 17, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
Spanish term or phrase: ... EL SENOR AGENTE FISCAL EN LO PENA ...
There is very little context with this. It relates to a trade mark case in Paraguay.

My problem is with "LO PENA". Since the whole thing is written in upper case, I don't know whether it's a place name or refers to punishment, but it sounds very odd to have LO with PENA, a feminine noun.
Gillian
English translation:A typo?
Explanation:
I think it should be: en lo penal. Because it can't be "en lo pena" at all, but "en lo penal" is definitely something in legal texts.
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pzulaica
Local time: 18:01
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Of course! A clear case of inability to think straight on a Friday afternoon ... roll on the weekend!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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napunishmentSeug
naA typo?pzulaica


  

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A typo?


Explanation:
I think it should be: en lo penal. Because it can't be "en lo pena" at all, but "en lo penal" is definitely something in legal texts.

pzulaica
Local time: 18:01
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 4
Grading comment
Of course! A clear case of inability to think straight on a Friday afternoon ... roll on the weekend!
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16 mins
punishment


Explanation:
I think it is a punishment and has "lo" because the agent (male) is making the punishment or he is making a punishment to a man.


Seug
Local time: 22:01
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