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CHAPTER 2 - OATHS

 

1-2-101. Form.

 

Aperson may be sworn by any form he deems binding on his conscience.

 

1-2-102. Officers authorized to administer.

 

(a) The following officers are authorized to administer oaths:

 

(i) Justices of the Wyoming supreme court;

 

(ii) Judges of the Wyoming district courts;

 

(iii) Judge of the United States district court for the districtof Wyoming;

 

(iv) Clerks of the Wyoming supreme court, Wyoming districtcourts and Wyoming county courts;

 

(v) Clerk of the United States district court for the districtof Wyoming;

 

(vi) Commissioners and magistrates appointed by authority of thelaws of the United States or of Wyoming;

 

(vii) Notaries public;

 

(viii) County clerks;

 

(ix) County treasurers;

 

(x) Clerks of school districts in Wyoming;

 

(xi) Clerks of any incorporated city or town in Wyoming;

 

(xii) County commissioners within their respective counties;

 

(xiii) Repealed by Laws 2009, Ch. 168, 202.

 

(xiv) Judges of the Wyoming county courts.

 

(b) Officers listed in this section are authorized toadminister oaths, but are not authorized to perform other notarial acts asdefined in W.S. 34-26-101(b)(iii), unless specified otherwise in W.S.32-1-105(c) or 34-26-103(a).

 

1-2-103. Affirmation in lieu of oath; manner of administering.

 

Personsconscientiously opposed to swearing or to taking any oath may affirm, and aresubject to the penalties of perjury as in the case of swearing an oath.Whenever any person is required to take an oath in any court, or before anyperson or officer authorized by law to administer oaths, it is lawful for thecourt, officer or person administering the same, to administer it in thefollowing manner: the person taking the oath or swearing shall, with his or herright hand uplifted, swear or take the oath, concluding with the words "sohelp me God".

 

1-2-104. Certification of documents.

 

(a) A matter required or authorized to be supported, evidenced,established or proven by the sworn statement, declaration, verification,certificate, oath or affidavit, in writing of the person making it, other thana deposition, an acknowledgment, an oath of office or an oath required to be takenbefore a specified official other than a notary public, may be supported,evidenced, established or proven by the person certifying in writing"under penalty of false swearing" that the matter is true. Thecertification shall state the date and place of execution and the following:

 

"I certify under penalty of falseswearing that the foregoing is true".

 

(b) A person who knowingly makes a false certification undersubsection (a) of this section is guilty of false swearing in violation of W.S.6-5-303(c).

 

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Statutes > Wyoming > Title1 > Chapter2

CHAPTER 2 - OATHS

 

1-2-101. Form.

 

Aperson may be sworn by any form he deems binding on his conscience.

 

1-2-102. Officers authorized to administer.

 

(a) The following officers are authorized to administer oaths:

 

(i) Justices of the Wyoming supreme court;

 

(ii) Judges of the Wyoming district courts;

 

(iii) Judge of the United States district court for the districtof Wyoming;

 

(iv) Clerks of the Wyoming supreme court, Wyoming districtcourts and Wyoming county courts;

 

(v) Clerk of the United States district court for the districtof Wyoming;

 

(vi) Commissioners and magistrates appointed by authority of thelaws of the United States or of Wyoming;

 

(vii) Notaries public;

 

(viii) County clerks;

 

(ix) County treasurers;

 

(x) Clerks of school districts in Wyoming;

 

(xi) Clerks of any incorporated city or town in Wyoming;

 

(xii) County commissioners within their respective counties;

 

(xiii) Repealed by Laws 2009, Ch. 168, 202.

 

(xiv) Judges of the Wyoming county courts.

 

(b) Officers listed in this section are authorized toadminister oaths, but are not authorized to perform other notarial acts asdefined in W.S. 34-26-101(b)(iii), unless specified otherwise in W.S.32-1-105(c) or 34-26-103(a).

 

1-2-103. Affirmation in lieu of oath; manner of administering.

 

Personsconscientiously opposed to swearing or to taking any oath may affirm, and aresubject to the penalties of perjury as in the case of swearing an oath.Whenever any person is required to take an oath in any court, or before anyperson or officer authorized by law to administer oaths, it is lawful for thecourt, officer or person administering the same, to administer it in thefollowing manner: the person taking the oath or swearing shall, with his or herright hand uplifted, swear or take the oath, concluding with the words "sohelp me God".

 

1-2-104. Certification of documents.

 

(a) A matter required or authorized to be supported, evidenced,established or proven by the sworn statement, declaration, verification,certificate, oath or affidavit, in writing of the person making it, other thana deposition, an acknowledgment, an oath of office or an oath required to be takenbefore a specified official other than a notary public, may be supported,evidenced, established or proven by the person certifying in writing"under penalty of false swearing" that the matter is true. Thecertification shall state the date and place of execution and the following:

 

"I certify under penalty of falseswearing that the foregoing is true".

 

(b) A person who knowingly makes a false certification undersubsection (a) of this section is guilty of false swearing in violation of W.S.6-5-303(c).

 


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Statutes > Wyoming > Title1 > Chapter2

CHAPTER 2 - OATHS

 

1-2-101. Form.

 

Aperson may be sworn by any form he deems binding on his conscience.

 

1-2-102. Officers authorized to administer.

 

(a) The following officers are authorized to administer oaths:

 

(i) Justices of the Wyoming supreme court;

 

(ii) Judges of the Wyoming district courts;

 

(iii) Judge of the United States district court for the districtof Wyoming;

 

(iv) Clerks of the Wyoming supreme court, Wyoming districtcourts and Wyoming county courts;

 

(v) Clerk of the United States district court for the districtof Wyoming;

 

(vi) Commissioners and magistrates appointed by authority of thelaws of the United States or of Wyoming;

 

(vii) Notaries public;

 

(viii) County clerks;

 

(ix) County treasurers;

 

(x) Clerks of school districts in Wyoming;

 

(xi) Clerks of any incorporated city or town in Wyoming;

 

(xii) County commissioners within their respective counties;

 

(xiii) Repealed by Laws 2009, Ch. 168, 202.

 

(xiv) Judges of the Wyoming county courts.

 

(b) Officers listed in this section are authorized toadminister oaths, but are not authorized to perform other notarial acts asdefined in W.S. 34-26-101(b)(iii), unless specified otherwise in W.S.32-1-105(c) or 34-26-103(a).

 

1-2-103. Affirmation in lieu of oath; manner of administering.

 

Personsconscientiously opposed to swearing or to taking any oath may affirm, and aresubject to the penalties of perjury as in the case of swearing an oath.Whenever any person is required to take an oath in any court, or before anyperson or officer authorized by law to administer oaths, it is lawful for thecourt, officer or person administering the same, to administer it in thefollowing manner: the person taking the oath or swearing shall, with his or herright hand uplifted, swear or take the oath, concluding with the words "sohelp me God".

 

1-2-104. Certification of documents.

 

(a) A matter required or authorized to be supported, evidenced,established or proven by the sworn statement, declaration, verification,certificate, oath or affidavit, in writing of the person making it, other thana deposition, an acknowledgment, an oath of office or an oath required to be takenbefore a specified official other than a notary public, may be supported,evidenced, established or proven by the person certifying in writing"under penalty of false swearing" that the matter is true. Thecertification shall state the date and place of execution and the following:

 

"I certify under penalty of falseswearing that the foregoing is true".

 

(b) A person who knowingly makes a false certification undersubsection (a) of this section is guilty of false swearing in violation of W.S.6-5-303(c).

 

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