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EVIDENCE ACT 2011 (NO. 12 OF 2011) - SECT 22

Interpreters to act on oath or affirmation

    (1)     A person must take an oath or make an affirmation before acting as an interpreter in a proceeding.

    (2)     An oath taken, or an affirmation made, by a person before acting as an interpreter on a day is taken for subsection (1) to be an oath taken or affirmation made by the person for the purposes of any subsequent proceeding in the court on the day the person acts as an interpreter.

    (3)     The person must take the oath, or make the affirmation, in accordance with the appropriate form in schedule 1 or in a similar form.

    (4)     An affirmation has the same effect for all purposes as an oath.

Note     The Commonwealth Act does not include s (2).

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