Nevada Witnesses and Evidence
Sec. § 50.052
Interpreters for person with communications disability: Replacement; persons ineligible for appointment; selection and approval by person with communications disability.


1.

If an interpreter appointed for a person with a communications disability is not effectively or accurately communicating with or on behalf of the person with a communications disability, and that fact becomes known to the person who appointed the interpreter, another interpreter must be appointed.

2.

Unless otherwise agreed upon by the parties, a person may not be appointed as an interpreter of a person with a communications disability in a proceeding if the interpreter is:

(a)

The spouse of the person with a communications disability or related to the person; or

(b)

Otherwise interested in the outcome of the proceeding or biased for or against one of the parties.

3.

Whenever possible, a person with a communications disability must be given an interpreter of his or her choice or one of whom he or she approves.
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