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AP IX, Sec. 16 Translation of Court of Justice documents

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedAdministrative Procedures of the Court of Justice

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Administrative Procedures of the Court of Justice
Part IX. Procedures for Appointment of Interpreters
Administrative Procedures, AP IX, Sec. 16
AP IX, Sec. 16 Translation of Court of Justice documents
(1) The Office of Language Access shall create and maintain an Office of Translation Services for the purpose of assisting Court of Justice officials, personnel, and programs to effectively communicate in writing with individuals with limited English proficiency.
(2) The responsibilities of the Office of Translation Services are:
(a) Identify, prioritize, and translate Court of Justice vital documents from English into the foreign languages most commonly encountered in Kentucky courts, as determined by the Director of the AOC and the Manager of the Office of Language Access;
(b) Receive and process requests from appointing/requesting authorities for the translation of vital documents, including paper or electronic written material directed toward individuals with limited English proficiency with whom the Court of Justice must communicate in writing in order to ensure meaningful access to, and an equal opportunity to participate fully in, court proceedings and direct services;
(c) Establish processes for translation, editing, translation review, quality assurance, and related tasks, and maintain a version history of translated documents to enable timely revision of translations as Court of Justice vital documents are updated;
(d) Establish minimum qualifications and credentials for translators and other linguists employed or contracted by the AOC to translate, edit, review, perform quality assurance, and carry out other tasks as related to Court of Justice vital documents;
(e) Employ or contract with qualified translators and other linguists to provide translation services; and
(f) Develop, maintain, and ensure the implementation of official Court of Justice multilingual glossaries.

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HISTORY: Adopted by Order 2017-15, eff. 1-1-18.
Administrative Procedures, AP IX, Sec. 16, KY ST ADMIN P AP IX, Sec. 16
Current with amendments received through January 15, 2020.
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