546.43 PROCEEDINGS WHERE INTERPRETER APPOINTED.
Subdivision 1. Qualified interpreter.
In a civil action in which a disabled person is a litigant
or witness, the presiding judicial officer shall appoint a qualified interpreter to serve throughout
Subd. 2. Interpreter required.
In a proceeding before a board, commission, agency, or
licensing authority of the state, or of a political subdivision of the state, where a witness or the
principal party in interest is a disabled person, all of the proceedings that are pertinent shall be
interpreted in a language the disabled person understands by a qualified interpreter appointed by
the board, commission, agency, or licensing authority.
History: 1975 c 337 s 2; 2005 c 56 s 1