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OATHS ACT 1900 - SECT 30

Untrue document purporting to be affidavit

30 Untrue document purporting to be affidavit

Where a person wilfully makes and subscribes a document that purports to be, but is not, an affidavit taken and received in accordance with the requirements of section 11A, knowing it to be untrue in a material particular not related to any requirement or formality necessary for the making of an affidavit, that person is guilty of an offence and--

(a) upon conviction on indictment--liable to imprisonment for 5 years, or
(b) upon conviction by the Local Court--liable to a penalty not exceeding 5 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months.

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