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OATHS ACT 1936 - SECT 27

27—False declaration

        (1)         Any person who wilfully makes any declaration by virtue of this Part, knowing that declaration to be untrue in any material particular, shall be guilty of an offence, and shall be liable, upon conviction thereof, to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding four years.

        (2)         In any proceedings under this Part in relation to an offence referred to in subsection (1) of this section where the court is satisfied that the defendant knew that he was required to declare his belief in the truth of the declaration referred to in that subsection it shall not be a defence that the declaration was not duly made or that the declaration did not comply with the requirements of section 25 of this Act.

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