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' I am asked to decide an issue [as to] who should bear the costs of translating documents which are produced during court proceedings when one or more of the parents cannot understand English.'The parties were, as usual in care proceedings: local authority, parents, and child. The LAA were 'invited ( sic) to intervene pursuant to a formal invitation [from] the court'. In the event, the judge heard only the parties; and as between them only, she made an 'order' that the cost of translating documents 'be paid by the party requiring the translation, provided that the party is publicly funded'. This, with respect to the judge and her disposal of the issue, seems to raise the following questions:
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