Oaths and Declarations Act
(CHAPTER 211)

(Original Enactment: Act 38 of 2000)

REVISED EDITION 2001
(31st December 2001)
An Act to amend and consolidate the law relating to oaths and statutory declarations.
[1st January 2001]
PART I
PRELIMINARY
Short title
1.  This Act may be cited as the Oaths and Declarations Act.
Interpretation
2.  In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“affirmation” means an affirmation referred to in section 5;
“caution” means a caution referred to in section 6;
“oath” means an oath administered or taken for any purpose, whether in judicial proceedings or otherwise;
“person acting judicially” means a person, tribunal, commission, committee or other body having by law or consent of the parties power to receive evidence.
[Act 43/2007 wef 01/11/2007]