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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 - RULE 29.01

When affidavit may be sworn or affirmed

                   An affidavit may be sworn or affirmed before or after the proceeding starts.

Note 1:       Sections 21 and 23 of the Evidence Act 1995 allow a witness in a proceeding to choose whether to take an oath or affirmation.

Note 2:       Section 45 of the Act provides the persons before whom an affidavit may be sworn. See also section 186 of the Evidence Act 1995.



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