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Alternative oath

    (1)     A person may take an oath even if the person's religious or spiritual beliefs do not include a belief in the existence of a god.

    (2)     Despite anything to the contrary in this Act, the form of oath taken by a person—

        (a)     need not include a reference to a god; and

        (b)     may instead refer to the basis of the person's beliefs in accordance with a form prescribed by regulation.

Note     The Commonwealth Act

does not include an equivalent provision to s 24A.

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