RULE 604. INTERPRETERS
An interpreter is subject to the provisions of these rules relating to qualification as an expert and the administration of an oath or affirmation to make a true translation.
This rule merely includes within the evidence code that which exists in North Dakota law.Section 31-01-11, NDCC, provides for the appointment of interpreters and for their oath; Rule 28(b), NDRCrimP, provides for the appointment of interpreters.
Rule 604 was amended, effective March 1, 1990. The amendment is technical in nature and no substantive change is intended.
SOURCES: Minutes of Joint Procedure Committee: March 24-25, 1988, page 12; December 3, 1987, page 15; April 8, 1976, page 27. Rule 604, Federal Rules of Evidence; Rule 604, SBAND proposal.
CONSIDERED: 31-01-11, 31-01-12, NDCC.