Section 29 Oaths Act 1900 | Swearing Falsely in Affidavits


Section 29 of the Oaths Act 1900 (NSW) is the criminal offence of Swearing Falsely in Affidavits and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Except as provided by section 33, every person wilfully swearing falsely in any affidavit made before any such justice of the peace or other person so authorised to take affidavits, shall be deemed guilty of perjury and shall incur and be liable to the same pains and penalties as if the person had wilfully sworn falsely in open Court in a judicial proceeding in the Supreme Court.