In a nutshell, how should a translator of international or European legal instruments
distinguish a politically motivated linguistic obscurity, intentionally left unclear in a text, from a negligent linguistic error, caused by the drafters' lack of linguistic competence?
It has been endorsed by the UN's World Intellectual Property Organisation whose Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore is working towards the development of a legal instrument
for the effective protection of Africa's traditional knowledge.
The misuse of legal instruments
, such as 'special purpose vehicles', to insulate parent companies from potential losses and legal problems as a result of the failure of subsidiaries is sharp practice.
The introduction of the euro shall not have the effect of altering any legal term of a legal instrument
or of discharging or excusing performance under any legal instrument
, nor give a party the right unilaterally to alter or terminate such an instrument.
But the labeling was only agreed to under public pressure, and with the understanding that the labels were informational, not a legal instrument
to restrict sales.
In the meantime, the EEIG provides the only supra-national legal instrument
available for cross-border cooperation in Europe.
This can be achieved by proposing a legal instrument
on European contract law that is voluntary and optional," she commented.
of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Guatemala, with the aim of obtaining a new tool in Latin America and the Caribbean, based on the protection of rights of access to information, public participation and access to justice in environmental matters (Principle 10 of the Rio de Janeiro Declaration on Environment and Development), this being "an unprecedented legal instrument
for the region".
PARIS, April 3 (KUNA) -- French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Wednesday welcomed as "very good news" the approval Tuesday by the UN General Assembly of a Treaty on the Arms Trade, noting it was the first time such a legal instrument
had been agreed at this level.
He said to fight the menace, United Nations Convention against Corruption is the worlds strongest legal instrument
to build integrity and fight corruption.
The Commission is strongly committed in having this legal instrument
adopted as soon as possible, and is confident that an agreement will be found under the forthcoming German Presidency.
However, the adoption of multiannual programmes and strategy documents does not amend the basic legal instrument
, in this case, each of the three regulations.
development of a single legal instrument
," he added.
The Convention is the first international legal instrument
to designate guarantees for children's human rights.
The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area: A New Legal Instrument
for EU Integration Without Membership