Article VI. Witnesses
Rule 604: Interpreters.
An interpreter is subject to the provisions of these rules and applicable statutes relating to qualifications as an expert and the administration of an oath or affirmation to make a true interpretation.
[Amended by order filed December 29, 2005, effective July 1, 2006.]
Advisory Commission Comments.
Interpreters must fulfill two requirements: expertise in translating and willingness to swear or affirm. T.C.A. § 24-1-211 details the qualifications of sign language interpreters.
Advisory Commission Comment .
The last word is changed from “translation” to “interpretation.”Back to Top