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OATHS ACT 1936 - SECT 27A

27A—Taking affidavits

        (1)         An affidavit must—

            (a)         comply with—

                  (i)         any requirements prescribed by the regulations; and

                  (ii)         any requirements set out in the rules of the relevant court; and

            (b)         be taken in accordance with the requirements set out in the code of practice in relation to affidavits published by the Minister under section 33.

        (2)         For the purposes of subsection (1)(a), if an inconsistency exists between the requirements prescribed by the regulations and the requirements set out in the rules of the relevant court, the rules prevail and the requirements prescribed by the regulations do not apply to the extent of the inconsistency.

        (3)         The persons specified in Schedule 1 clause 2 are persons authorised to take affidavits.



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