false swearing

Definition of "false swearing"
  1. The act of making untrue claims while under an oath or affirmation in situations that are not related to court proceedings
How to use "false swearing" in a sentence
  1. After an internal investigation, the officer was charged with false swearing for lying during his deposition.
  2. The witness committed false swearing when she knowingly misstated key facts in her signed affidavit.
  3. The judge warned the deponent about the serious penalties for false swearing before his statement was taken.

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