Previous | Next
On 23/07/2017, you requested the version as published on or before 23/07/2017.
30 March 1987
19 December 2000
38 of 2000
31 December 2001
01 November 2007
Act 43 of 2007
25 June 2010
Act 15 of 2010
REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE
Published by Authority
|NO. 38]||Friday, December 22||[2000|
The following Act was passed by Parliament on 13th November 2000 and assented to by the President on 2nd December 2000:—
Oaths and Declarations Act 2000
(No. 38 of 2000)
S R NATHAN,
2nd December 2000.
Date of Commencement: 1st January 2001
An Act to amend and consolidate the law relating to oaths and statutory declarations, and to repeal certain statutes, and to make consequential amendments to certain written laws.
Be it enacted by the President with the advice and consent of the Parliament of Singapore, as follows:
1. This Act may be cited as the Oaths and Declarations Act 2000 and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.
2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“affirmation” means an affirmation referred to in section 5;
“caution” means a caution referred to in section 6;
“oath” means an oath administered or taken for any purpose, whether in judicial proceedings or otherwise;
“person acting judicially” means a person, tribunal, commission or other body having by law or consent of the parties power to receive evidence.