2012 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes
Chapter 44 - Court Interpreters
Section 4413 - Replacement of interpreter

§ 4413.  Replacement of interpreter.

Pursuant to general rule, the presiding judicial officer shall dismiss the interpreter and obtain the services of another interpreter in accordance with this subchapter if the interpreter:

(1)  Fails to follow the standards prescribed by law or by the code of professional conduct for court interpreters for persons with limited English proficiency.

(2)  Is unable to effectively communicate with the presiding judicial officer or the person with limited English proficiency, including where the interpreter self-reports such inability.

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