3.2 Affidavit


Warning

No consistent wording for the warning appears in the Oaths Act 1867, Family Law Rules 2004 or the JP Handbook.

Suggested warnings:

Witness: Do you understand that you may be sent to prison, fined or both, if you make a false statement?

Deponent responds: Yes, or I do.

Witness: Do you understand that if the declaration is found to be untruthful, there are severe penalties which include imprisonment.

Declarant responds:  Yes, or I do.

Affidavit on Affirmation


Witness: Do you solemnly, sincerely and truly affirm and declare, that the contents of this, your affidavit, are true and correct, to the best of your knowledge and belief?

Deponent responds: Yes, or I do.

Affidavit Sworn, Bible required

Witness: Do you swear by almighty God that the contents of this, your affidavit, are true and correct, to the best of your knowledge and belief?

Deponent responds: Yes, or I do.

Notes

  • Affidavits are discussed in detail in the Affidavits chapter.
References appear in the Affidavits chapter.