Court 'must ensure non English-speaking prisoners aware of rights'

BBC News   /   News   /   08 May 2019

Aberdeen Sheriff Court must ensure prisoners who do not speak English are aware of their rights, an inspection report has said.

Translation and Communication in Training: Focus on police interviews

UEA   /   News   /   14 April 2019

20th June 2019 from 10.00 to 18.00 hours at University of East Anglia
Contact for registration and further information: Dr Vera Sinha:
Registration ends: 20th of May 2019

Directive 2010/64/EU after Brexit

UK Parliament   /   News   /   23 January 2019

Directive 2010/64/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 October 2010 on the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings was transposed into UK domestic law by 27 October 2013 when it came into force. The Government has no plan currently to alter those provisions.

Police ignored fears over unqualified interpreters

The Times   /   News   /   15 January 2019

Police used an interpreting company that recruited unqualified translators even after a criminal trial collapsed because one of its linguists told a suspect what to say.

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