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Companies Act, 2008 (Act No. 71 of 2008)

Companies Regulations, 2011

Chapter 7 : Complaints, Applications and Tribunal Hearings

Part F : Conduct of Tribunal Proceedings

162. Interpreters and translators

 

 

(1) Before an interpreter may interpret in Tribunal proceedings, the interpreter must take an oath or make an affirmation in the following form before a member of the Tribunal:

 

"I,

........................................................................................................... (full name)

swear/ affirm that whenever I am called on to interpret in any proceedings before the Tribunal, I will correctly interpret to the best of my ability from the language I am called on to interpret into one or other of the official languages, and vice versa.".

 

(2) An oath or affirmation must be taken or made in the manner prescribed for the taking of an oath or the making of an affirmation in the High Court Rules, read with the changes required by context and a printed copy of the oath or affirmation must be signed by the interpreter.

 

(3) Any person admitted and enrolled as a sworn translator of any division of the High Court is deemed to be a sworn translator for the Tribunal.