Attendance of interpreters within the CJS
The National Agreement document provides key guidance for all parties to criminal investigations and proceedings on the selection and treatment of interpreters within the Criminal Justice System. It replaces the National Agreement on Arrangements for the Attendance of Interpreters in Investigations and Proceedings within the Criminal Justice System (2002) and Home Office Circular 17/2006. Below, you will also find the terms and conditions for individuals providing face-to-face interpreting services at court for defendants and prosecution witnesses.
National Agreement on Arrangements for the Use of Interpreters, Translators and Language Service Professionals in Investigations and Proceedings within the Criminal Justice, as revised 2007
Terms & Conditions for Individuals Providing Face-to-face Interpreting Services