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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 5: Removal of interpreter

Section 5. Any of the following actions shall be good cause for a judge to remove an interpreter:

(a) knowingly and willfully making false interpretation while serving in an official capacity;

(b) knowingly and willfully disclosing confidential or privileged information obtained while serving in an official capacity;

(c) failing to follow the standards prescribed by law and the ethics of the interpreter profession; or

(d) being unable to interpret adequately, including where the interpreter self-reports such inability.