martedì 21 aprile 2009

Words of the day

a) to repeal the law (vb)= to revoke or abrogate by legislative enactment
abrogare/annullare
a repeal (n) revoca/annullamento/abrograzione
"the law was repealed"

b) to pass legislation (vb)= to make it compulsory
approvare
"The European Commission has awarded a 4,8 million contract to a consortium of European and Ukrainian experts led by GTZ to assist the Ukrainian legislative and executive powers to pass legislation that is in line with WTO rules and with current EU legislation"

c) an infringement = violation of the law or rights
violazione/trasgressione
Common phrases:
  • a infringemente of the law
  • infringement of patent
  • infringement of civil liberties

d) preventive custody/detention= custodia preventiva/cautelare
common phrases:
  • to be put under preventive detention
  • to remand somone in custody
  • someone was taken into preventive custody

e) court order/ruling/writ = official proclamation by a judge
ordinanaza di tribunale/giudiziaria
Common phrases:
  • to issue an order/a ruling
  • to take out a court order

lunedì 6 aprile 2009