The Ministry of Justice has appointed 17 permanent court interpreters of sign language for deaf persons. The Ministry announced that this is the first appointment of this type of court interpreters in almost a decade.
In the Electronic records of court translators and interpreters, only three interpreters for the hearing-impaired persons have been registered so far.
The Ministry of Justice has informed the Higher Courts according to the residence of the interpreters about the obligation to enable them to take the oath. After taking the oath, Ministry will enter appointed interpreters into the Electronic records (registry) of court translators and interpreters, which is publicly available on the website of the Ministry.