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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 005 : CITY OF MONTPELIER

Subchapter 014 : GENERAL

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 5, § 1401)
  • § 5-1401. Oath of allegiance; oath of office

    All elective officials of the City shall, before assuming office, take, subscribe, and file with the City Clerk the following two oaths, as prescribed by the Constitution of the State of Vermont, Chapter II, § 56:

    Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance

    "I ____ do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will be true and faithful to the State of Vermont, and that I will not, directly or indirectly, do any act or thing injurious to the Constitution or Government thereof. (If an oath) So help me God. (If an affirmation) Under the pains and penalties of perjury."

    Oath or Affirmation of Office

    "I ____ do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of ____ for the City of Montpelier and will therein do equal right and justice to all persons to the best of my judgment and ability, according to law. (If an oath) So help me God. (If an affirmation) Under the pains and penalties of perjury."  (Amended 2013, No. M-19 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 20, 2014.)