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Courts: Interpreters

House of Lords   /   News   /   09 June 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 18 May (HL Deb, col 558) that interpreters "will be removed from the register if they fail to reach the required standard", what are the detailed components of "the required standard".

Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton's assault trial abandoned as evidence 'lost in translation'

ITV News   /   News   /   09 June 2021

The trial of Bristol Rovers manager Joey Barton has been adjourned and the jury discharged because of communication difficulties.

Cannabis case delayed until June for Vietnamese interpreter

Telegraph & Argus   /   HMCTS Interpreting Reports   /   05 May 2021

A VIETNAMESE man charged with cannabis production three years ago has had his case adjourned until an interpreter is available.

Ministry of Justice: Interpreters

UK Parliament   /   Analysis and Comment   /   25 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether interpreters which hold (a) Level 1 foundation in public service interpreting, a two-to-four-week course, (b) Level 2 public service interpreting qualifications, (c) Level 3 and Level 4 community service interpreting qualifications, A-level standard, (d) a bachelor’s degree in philology but no public service interpreting qualifications and (e) a bachelor’s degree in linguistics but no public service interpreting qualifications are accepted on his Department's list of interpreters.

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