Chapter 003:14 - Recording of Court Proceedings

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LAWS OF GUYANA LAWS OF GUYANA
RECORDING OF COURT PROCEEDINGS ACT
CHAPTER 3:14
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7 of 2014
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Subsidiary Legislation
This Chapter contains no subsidiary legislation.
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CHAPTER 3:14 RECORDING OF COURT PROCEEDINGS ACT
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
SECTION
1. Short title.
2. Interpretation.
3. Power to record proceedings by electronic or other means.
4. Transcript to be prepared.
5. Verification of transcript.
6. Access to transcript and recordings.
AN ACT to provide for the recording of Court Proceedings and for matters incidental thereto.
Short title.
Interpretation.
1. This Act may be cited as the Recording of Court Proceedings Act 2014.
2. In this Act -
“clerk of court” has the same meaning as in the Summary Jurisdiction Acts Caps. 3:04, 3:05, 10:02 ;
“court” means any court of law in Guyana;
“Rules Committee” means the Rules Committee of the High Court established under section 67 of the High Court Act Cap 3:02.
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Power to record proceedings by electronic or other means.
Transcript to be prepared.
Verification of transcript.
Access to transcript and recordings.
3. Where a written law provides that proceedings in a court shall be recorded, those proceedings may be recorded by any means.
4. Where proceedings in a court are recorded, the Registrar of the Supreme Court or the clerk of court, as the case may be, may, and shall if required by Rules of Court or other law, as soon as practicable, cause a transcript of the record of the proceedings to be prepared.
5. The transcript of the record of proceedings shall be verified by certificates of those responsible for the accuracy of the recording of the proceedings and of the transcript in accordance with Rules of Court or other law.
6. A party to proceedings which are recorded shall, upon application and upon the payment of such fee as the Rules Committee may prescribe or as may be prescribed by law, be furnished with a copy of the draft or verified transcript of the record of those proceedings.
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