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OATHS ACT 1900

- As at 15 May 2015
- Act 20 of 1900

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act
   1A.     Commencement
   2.      Repeals etc
   2A.     Proceedings for offences

   PART 2 - OATHS

   3.      Form and manner of taking oaths
   4.      Oath of allegiance
   5.      Definitions
   6.      Name of Sovereign
   7.      Public officers
   8.      Judges and justices of the peace
   9.      District Court Judges and other judicial officers
   10.     (Repealed)
   11.     Penalty on not taking required oath
   11A.    Manner of taking oath

   PART 3 - AFFIRMATIONS

   12.     Affirmations
   13.     Declaration or affirmation instead of oath
   14.     (Repealed)

   PART 4 - STATUTORY DECLARATIONS

   15.     Declarations substituted for oaths
   16.     To be notified in Gazette
   17.     Oaths not to be taken thereafter
   18.     Declaration, how administered
   19.     This Part not to extend to certain oaths
   20.     Abolition of extra judicial oaths
   21.     Declarations in cases not specifically provided for
   21A.    Penalty for taking and receiving statutory declaration without authority
   22.     Wills, deeds etc may be verified by declaration
   23.     Fees
   24.     Form of declaration
   24A.    Declarations by persons unable to read written English
   25.     False declaration
   25A.    False declaration for material benefit

   PART 5 - AFFIDAVITS

   26.     Before whom oaths and affidavits may be taken
   26A.    Witnessing of statutory declarations for other jurisdictions
   26B.    Appointee of foreign authority may, in certain circumstances, administer oath
   27.     Authority to take and receive affidavits
   27A.    Affidavits by persons unable to read written English
   28.     Fees
   29.     Penalty for swearing falsely in affidavits
   30.     Untrue document purporting to be affidavit
   31.     Alternative verdict where false swearing not proved
   32.     Person may make declaration instead of oath
   33.     False statements

   PART 6 - MISCELLANEOUS

   34.     Identification of person making statutory declaration or affidavit
   35.     Regulations
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2
           SCHEDULE 3
           SCHEDULE 4
           Schedule 5 (Repealed)
           SCHEDULE 6
           SCHEDULE 7
           SCHEDULE 8
           SCHEDULE 9
           SCHEDULE 10


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