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Statutory Declarations Act 1835

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  2. II.Lords of the Treasury empowered to substitute a Declaration in lieu of an Oath, &c. in certain Cases.

  3. III.Declaration substituted to be published in the Gazette, and after 21 Days from the Date thereof the Provisions of this Act to apply;

  4. IV.And no Oath to be administered in lieu of which such Declaration has been directed.

  5. V.False Declarations in Matters relating to certain Revenues a Misdemeanor.

  6. VI.Oath of Allegiance still to be required in all Cases.

  7. VII.Oaths in Courts of Justice, &e, still to be taken.

  8. VIII.Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and other Bodies, may substitute a Declaration in lieu of an Oath.

  9. IX.Church wardens End Sidesman's Oath abolished, and a Declaration to be made in lien thereof.

  10. X.Declaration substituted for Oaths and Affidavits by Persons acting in Turnpike Trusts.

  11. XI.Declaration substituted for Oaths and Affidavits heretofore required on taking out a Patent.

  12. XII.Declaration substituted for Oaths and Affidavits required by Acts as to Pawnbrokers.

  13. XIII.Justices not to administer Oaths, &c. touching Matters whereof they have no Jurisdiction by Statute.

  14. XIV.Declaration substituted for Oaths and Affidavits required by Bank of England on the Transfer of Stock.

  15. XV.Declaration substituted for Oaths and Affidavits required by 5 G.2 c.7 and 54 G.3 c.15.

  16. XVI.Declaration in Writing sufficient to prove Execution of any Will, Codicil, &c.

  17. XVII.Suits on behalf of His Majesty to be proved by Declaration.

  18. XVIII.Voluntary Declaration in the Form in the Schedule may he taken.

  19. XIX.Fees on Oaths payable on Declarations substituted in lieu thereof.

  20. XX.Declarations to be in the Form prescribed by Schedule.

  21. XXI.Persons making false Declaration deemed guilty of a Misdemeanor.

  22. XXII.Act to take effect after 1st October 1835.

  23. XXIII.Act may be amended this Session.

    1. Schedule

      referred to by the foregoing Act

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