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§ 8.01-4.3. Unsworn declarations under penalty of perjury; penalty.

If a matter in any judicial proceeding or administrative hearing is requiredor permitted to be established by a sworn written declaration, verification,certificate, statement, oath, or affidavit, such matter may, with like forceand effect, be evidenced, by the unsworn written declaration, certificate,verification, or statement, which is subscribed by the maker as true underpenalty of perjury, and dated, in substantially the following form:

"I declare (or certify, verify or state) under penalty of perjury that theforegoing is true and correct."

This section shall not apply to a deposition, an oath of office, or an oathrequired to be taken before a specified official other than a notary public.

(2005, c. 423.)