U.S. Code, Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 1746. Unsworn Declarations Under Penalty of Perjury

     Wherever, under any law of the United States or under any rule, regulation, order, or requirement made pursuant to law, any matter is required or permitted to be supported, evidenced, established, or proved by the sworn declaration, verification, certificate, statement, oath, or affidavit, in writing of the person making the same (other than a deposition, or an oath of office, or an oath required to be taken before a specified official other than a notary public), such matter may, with like force and effect, be supported, evidenced, established, or proved by the unsworn declaration, certificate, verification, or statement, in writing of such person which is subscribed by him, as true under penalty of perjury, and dated, in substantially the following form:

     (1) If executed without the United States: "I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on (date).

(Signature)".

     (2) If executed within the United States, its territories, possessions, or commonwealths: "I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on (date).

(Signature)".

(Added Pub. L. 94–550, § 1(a), Oct. 18, 1976, 90 Stat. 2534.)

Prior Provisions

     A prior section 1746 was renumbered section 1745 of this title.

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in title 8 sections 1183a, 1225, 1357; title 10 section 931; title 18 sections 152, 1546, 1621, 1623; title 25 section 399.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 1746. Unsworn Declarations Under Penalty of Perjury," U.S. Code, Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure in U.S. Code, Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed March 2, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=96PFDSYRRA3WYY8.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 1746. Unsworn Declarations Under Penalty of Perjury." U.S. Code, Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, in U.S. Code, Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 2 Mar. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=96PFDSYRRA3WYY8.

Harvard: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", '§ 1746. Unsworn Declarations Under Penalty of Perjury' in U.S. Code, Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure. cited in 2002, U.S. Code, Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 2 March 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=96PFDSYRRA3WYY8.