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Title 12 : Court Procedure

Chapter 211 : OATHS

Subchapter 001 : FORMS OF OATHS

(Cite as: 12 V.S.A. § 5813)
  • § 5813. Oath to be administered to officials, committees, etc

    The form of oath to be administered to persons appointed in pursuance of the provisions of law, to perform any duty or execute any office, commission or trust whatever, where an oath is required, and a specific form is not provided, shall be as follows:

    You solemnly swear that you will faithfully execute the office (duty or trust)  of  .................... to the best of your judgment and abilities, according to law. So help you God.

    Or, when the person to be sworn produces to the magistrate a warrant of appointment, commission or other certificate, the oath may be thus:

    You solemnly swear that you will faithfully execute the duties assigned you by this warrant, (commission, rule, or other certificate of appointment,) ( as the case may be ) to the best of your judgment and abilities, according to law. So help you God.