(1) A person must either take an oath, or make an affirmation, before acting as an interpreter in a proceeding.
(1A) An oath taken, or an affirmation made, by a person before acting as an interpreter on a day is taken for the purposes of subsection (1) to be an oath taken or affirmation made by that person for the purposes of any subsequent proceedings in that court on that day in which the person acts as an interpreter.
(2) The person is to take the oath, or make the affirmation, in accordance with the appropriate form in Schedule 1 or in a similar form.
(3) Such an affirmation has the same effect for all purposes as an oath.
Note : The Commonwealth Act does not include subsection (1A).