Translation of tribunal in Spanish:

tribunal

Pronunciation: /ˌtraɪˈbjuːnl/

n

  • 1.1 (court) tribunal (m)
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    • It is encouraging that various instruments, including war crimes tribunals and the International Court of Justice, have been put in place to address and redress past wrongs.
    • In practice there seems no good reason why the present approach of handling environment-related cases within the existing system of international courts and tribunals should not continue to work.
    • Some commentators have also expressed scepticism about the international courts, tribunals and committees which pronounce upon human rights.
    1.2 (committee of inquiry) (BrE) comisión (f) investigadora
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    • In the event of a dispute, an employment tribunal will rule on what is reasonable.
    • We see the employment and disputes tribunals, which adopt their own rules of evidence.
    • The industrial tribunal decided that Lambeth council had breached the Race Relations Act.

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