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Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995)

Rules for the Conduct of Proceedings in the Labour Court

27. Oath of office of interpreter

 

 

1) Before any interpreter may interpret in court, the interpreter must take an oath or make an affirmation in the following form before a judge of the court:
a) "I, ..................................................................................................

(full names)

do hereby swear/truly affirm that whenever I may be called on to perform the functions of an interpreter in any proceedings in the court, I will truly and correctly and to the best of my ability interpret from the language I am called on to interpret into one or other of the official languages and vice versa.".

 

2) The oath or affirmation must be taken or made in the manner prescribed for the taking of an oath or the making of an affirmation and must be signed by the interpreter.