f.f.

English translation: faisant fonction i.e. the "acting"...

08:47 May 5, 2017
French to English translations [PRO]
Government / Politics / Abbreviation used at the end of a letter / from French (Belgium)
French term or phrase: f.f.
"Veuillez agréer...

Pour le Collège [des Boorgmestre et Echevins]

Par ordre :

Le Sécretaire communal f.f., Le Bourgmestre,
[signature] [signature]
[name] [name]"


I have come across "P.P." before, but never "f.f.". The document is a straightforward letter about planning permission.
Conor McAuley
France
Local time: 14:32
English translation:faisant fonction i.e. the "acting"...
Explanation:
One shot at this. Have seen faisant fonction before, but not the abbreviation, although it's hard to think what else it might be
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Rebecca Davis
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:32
Grading comment
Many thanks to all.
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3 +4faisant fonction i.e. the "acting"...
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faisant fonction i.e. the "acting"...


Explanation:
One shot at this. Have seen faisant fonction before, but not the abbreviation, although it's hard to think what else it might be

Rebecca Davis
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:32
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Many thanks to all.
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks -- seems likely.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Philippa Smith: Logical and likely...
16 mins

agree  writeaway: yeah, standard Belgianese. more than just likely. that is what it is
28 mins

agree  mrrafe: Correct: UN NOUVEAU SECRÉTAIRE COMMUNAL FF .... Ce n'est désormais plus un secret: un nouveau secrétaire communal faisant fonction... http://www.charleroi.be/node/3137
57 mins

agree  AllegroTrans
1 hr
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