Terms Used In Iowa Code 622A.5

  • Legal proceeding: means any action before any court, or any legal action preparatory to appearing before any court, whether civil, criminal, or juvenile in nature; and any proceeding before any administrative agency which is quasi-judicial in nature and which has direct legal implications to any person. See Iowa Code 622A.1
  • oath: includes affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and in like cases the word "swear" includes "affirm". See Iowa Code 4.1
 Every interpreter in any legal proceeding shall take the same oath as any other witness.