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COURT RULES, RULES OF EVIDENCE, AND STATUTES PERTAINING TO ALL COURTS

1. Court Rules

See the Code of Professional Conduct listed as a separate document.

1:34-7: “Interpreters, transliterators, and translators shall be appointed and perform their duties in the manner established by the Chief Justice and shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.”

2. Statutes

“An Act Providing for Interpreters for the Hearing Impaired in Official Proceedings,” N.J.S.A. 34:1-69.7 et seq.

3. Rules of Evidence

Rule 604. Interpreters

The judge shall determine the qualifications of a person testifying as an interpreter. An interpreter shall be subject to all provisions of these rules relating to witnesses and shall take an oath or make an affirmation or declaration to interpret accurately.

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