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OATHS ACT 1900 - SECT 24A

Declarations by persons unable to read written English

24A Declarations by persons unable to read written English

If it appears to the person before whom a statutory declaration is taken and received (
"the authorised person" ) that the person making the declaration (
"the deponent" ) is blind, illiterate or otherwise unable to read written English, the authorised person must certify, in or below the jurat--

(a) that the declaration was read to the deponent in the presence of the authorised person, and
(b) that it appeared to the authorised person that the deponent understood the declaration, and
(c) that the deponent subscribed the declaration (by signature or mark) in the presence of the authorised person.



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