- A person commits the offense of false swearing if under oath or affirmation he or she wilfully makes a false statement, in writing, that is in fact material and the statement is one which is required by law to be sworn or affirmed before a notary public or other person authorized to administer oaths.
- Any person convicted of false swearing shall be fined not more than $2,500 or imprisoned for not more than 3 years, or both.
Historical and Statutory
1981 Ed., § 22-2513.
Legislative History of Laws
For legislative history of D.C. Law 4-164, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 22-2401.
DC CODE § 22-2404
Current through December 11, 2012
(Dec. 1, 1982, D.C. 4-164, § 403, 29 DCR 3976.)