Recording of Court Proceedings

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Recording of Court Proceedings
LAWS OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Act
1 of 1991

Current Authorised Pages
Pages Authorised

(inclusive) by L.R.O.
1–3 ..

RECORDING OF COURT PROCEEDINGS ACT

CHAPTER 4:31

L.R.O. UNOFFICIAL VERSION


UPDATED TO DECEMBER 31ST 2014

MINISTRY OF LEGAL AFFAIRS www.legalaffairs.gov.tt

LAWS OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

2 Chap. 4:31 Recording of Court Proceedings

Note on Subsidiary Legislation
This Chapter contains no subsidiary legislation.

UNOFFICIAL VERSION


UPDATED TO DECEMBER 31ST 2014

MINISTRY OF LEGAL AFFAIRS www.legalaffairs.gov.tt

LAWS OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Recording of Court Proceedings Chap. 4:31 3

L.R.O.

CHAPTER 4:31

RECORDING OF COURT PROCEEDINGS ACT

An Act to provide for the recording of Court proceedings and
for matters incidental thereto.

[11TH MARCH 1991]

1. This Act may be cited as the Recording of Court
Proceedings Act.

2. In this Act—
“Court” means a superior Court of record and includes a summary

Court of record;
“Rules Committee” means the Rules Committee of the Supreme

Court of Judicature established under the Supreme Court of
Judicature Act.

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 Court or the Clerk of the Peace, 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.

6. A party to proceedings which are recorded shall, upon
application and upon the payment of such fee as the Rules
Committee may prescribe, be furnished with a copy of the draft or
verified transcript of the record of those proceedings.

1 of 1991.

Commencement.

Short title.

Interpretation.

Ch. 4:01.

Power to record
proceedings by
mechanical or
other means.

Transcript to be
prepared.

Verification of
transcript.

Access to
transcript and
recordings.

UNOFFICIAL VERSION


UPDATED TO DECEMBER 31ST 2014

MINISTRY OF LEGAL AFFAIRS www.legalaffairs.gov.tt