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Section 30 Oaths Act 1900
Untrue Document Purporting to be Affidavit

Section 30 of the Oaths Act 1900 (NSW) is the criminal offence of Untrue Document Purporting to be Affidavit and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

30 Untrue document purporting to be affidavit

Where a person wilfully makes and subscribes a document that purports to be, but is not, an affidavit taken and received in accordance with the requirements of section 11A, knowing it to be untrue in a material particular not related to any requirement or formality necessary for the making of an affidavit, that person is guilty of an offence and:

(a) upon conviction on indictment–liable to imprisonment for 5 years, or (b) upon conviction by the Local Court–liable to a penalty not exceeding 5 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months.

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