Original scientific article
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Semantics of the verb shall in legal discourse

Olga A. Krapivkina
E-mail: koa1504@mail.ru
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9738-8122
Irkutsk National Research Technical University
Abstract: The article deals with the modal verb shall in English legal discourse. The analysis of theoretical and factual data shows that shall performs a number of semantic functions in legal texts that violat...

Original scientific article
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Passive- and passive-like constructions in the translation of a Croatian legislative text into English

Božana Knežević
E-mail: bknez@pfri.hr
Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka

Irena Brdar
Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka
Abstract: This paper is based on the study of the translation pairs of passive sentences found in two legislative texts, a corpus of 23,140 words. The two texts are used to determine the passive voice frequency...