The Minister of Justice can appoint sworn experts, translators and interpreters in law enforcement and administrative matters to carry out tasks assigned to them by the judicial and administrative authorities.
The experts, translators and interpreters who have been appointed in this way and subsequently sworn in before a chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice are included on a list available on the website of the Ministry of Justice.
This list includes the contact details (telephone, e-mail, address) of those registered.
In criminal justice and administrative matters, experts, translators and interpreters are preferentially chosen by the judicial and administrative authorities from among the sworn experts, translators and interpreters included on this list.
Any natural person with the required qualifications and experience can apply to be registered on this list.
The application must be submitted to the Minister of Justice using an online assistant available on MyGuichet.lu (see 'Forms / Online services') or the MyGuichet.lu mobile application.
This is a procedure requiring authentication using:
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Two scenarios are possible:
The application specifies:
Applications that do not cover any of the 3 administrative languages (French, German and Luxembourgish) cannot be taken into consideration.
Experts and/or translators and interpreters must attach to their application:
The minister verifies that:
If the application is successful, the applicant is entered on the list kept at the Ministry of Justice by a ministerial order issued several times a year.
The applicant is also invited to take an oath before a Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice.
As of that moment, the expert will be answerable to the State Public Prosecutor.
The Minister of Justice may dismiss experts, translators and interpreters in case of:
Demande d'admission sur la liste des experts, traducteurs et interprètes assermentés