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The DC Code: § 16-5304 Validity of unsworn declaration.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this section, if a law of the District of Columbia requires or permits use of a sworn declaration, an unsworn declaration meeting the requirements of this chapter shall have the same effect as a sworn declaration.
This chapter shall not apply to:
A deposition;
An oath of office;
An oath required to be given before a specified official other than a notary public; or
A declaration to be recorded with the Recorder of Deeds of the District of Columbia.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 18-191, see notes following § 16-5301. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 4 of the Uniform Unsworn Foreign Declarations Act. See Vol. 14, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 16-5304 Current through December 11, 2012


(July 23, 2010, D.C. Law 18-191, § 2(b), 57 DCR 3400.)