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The DC Code: § 1-501 Oath to be taken by officers.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)

All civil officers in the District shall, before they act as such, respectively take and subscribe an oath or affirmation to support the Constitution of the United States, and faithfully to discharge the duties of their respective offices; and the oath or affirmation provided for by this section shall be taken and subscribed, certified, and recorded, in such manner and form as may be prescribed by law.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-501. 1973 Ed., § 1-308. Miscellaneous Notes Establishment of District of Columbia Board of Appeals and Review: See Mayor's Order 96-27, March 5, 1996 (43 DCR 1367). DC CODE § 1-501 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(R.S., D.C., § 85; June 20, 1874, 18 Stat. 116, ch. 337, § 2; June 11, 1878, 20 Stat. 103, ch. 180, § 2.)