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The DC Code: § 22-2404 False swearing.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)
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

Prior Codifications 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.)