A negotiated shift in the language of interpretation and perceived ethical implications for interpreters as reported by them is examined and then related to the AUSIT Code of Ethics (hereafter: AUSIT CoE).
Lastly, interpreter informants' responses are collated and I re-visit the AUSIT CoE and examine relevant sections and contextualise and apply them to the phenomenon of shifting.
In Australia the AUSIT CoE, redeveloped and revised in 1999, is the guiding code for practitioners in Australia, superseding the nine codes (e.
A detailed, ethnographical investigation into individual client's situations goes beyond the scope of this paper which seeks to present responses quantitatively and to re-visit relevant sections of the AUSIT CoE, contained in the following section.
Like many guidelines, the AUSIT CoE seeks to be both brief and prescriptive and to articulate in clear words desirable or undesirable forms of conduct.