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CHAPTER 44-05ADMINISTRATION OF OATHS44-05-01.Officers authorized to administer oaths.The following officers areauthorized to administer oaths:1.Each justice of the supreme court, each judge of the district court, the clerk of the<br>supreme court, and the clerk's deputy.2.The clerk of the district court, county auditor, recorder, and the deputy of each such<br>officer within that officer's county.3.Each county commissioner and public administrator within that officer's county.4.Notary public anywhere in the state, upon complying with section 44-06-04.5.Each city auditor, municipal judge, and township clerk, within that officer's own city<br>or township.6.Each sheriff and the deputy sheriff within the sheriff's county in the cases prescribed<br>by law.7.Other officers in the cases prescribed by law or by rule of the supreme court.44-05-02.Person may affirm.A person conscientiously opposed to swearing mayaffirm and is subject to the penalties of perjury as in case of swearing.44-05-03. Fee for taking acknowledgment and administering an oath. Any officerauthorized by law to take and certify acknowledgment of a deed or other instrument is entitled to<br>charge and receive not more than five dollars.44-05-04. Place of filing oath of office. Unless otherwise provided by law, any civil orpublic officer required by section 44-01-05 or any other provision of law to take an oath of office<br>must file the oath as follows:1.If a state official or member of a state board, with the secretary of state.2.If a county official or member of a county board, with the county auditor.3.If a city official or member of a city board, with the city auditor.4.If a member of a district or political subdivision that is larger than a county, with the<br>secretary of state.Page No. 1Document Outlinechapter 44-05 administration of oaths