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Perjury in the first degree.

(1) A person is guilty of perjury in the first degree if in any official proceeding he makes a materially false statement which he knows to be false under an oath required or authorized by law.

     (2) Knowledge of the materiality of the statement is not an element of this crime, and the actor's mistaken belief that his statement was not material is not a defense to a prosecution under this section.

     (3) Perjury in the first degree is a class B felony.

[1975 1st ex.s. c 260 § 9A.72.020.]

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Washington > Title-9a > 9a-72 > 9a-72-020

Perjury in the first degree.

(1) A person is guilty of perjury in the first degree if in any official proceeding he makes a materially false statement which he knows to be false under an oath required or authorized by law.

     (2) Knowledge of the materiality of the statement is not an element of this crime, and the actor's mistaken belief that his statement was not material is not a defense to a prosecution under this section.

     (3) Perjury in the first degree is a class B felony.

[1975 1st ex.s. c 260 § 9A.72.020.]


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Washington > Title-9a > 9a-72 > 9a-72-020

Perjury in the first degree.

(1) A person is guilty of perjury in the first degree if in any official proceeding he makes a materially false statement which he knows to be false under an oath required or authorized by law.

     (2) Knowledge of the materiality of the statement is not an element of this crime, and the actor's mistaken belief that his statement was not material is not a defense to a prosecution under this section.

     (3) Perjury in the first degree is a class B felony.

[1975 1st ex.s. c 260 § 9A.72.020.]

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