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    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
the proceedings.
    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

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