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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 065 : PERJURY

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 2901a)
  • § 2901a. Perjury by inconsistent statements

    A person is also guilty of perjury and may be sentenced under section 2901 of this title if in one or more proceedings before or ancillary to a court or grand jury or in a contested case before a State agency pursuant to 3 V.S.A. chapter 25;

    (1) he or she knowingly makes two or more statements under oath or affirmation which are material in the proceedings;

    (2) the statements are inconsistent to the degree that the person necessarily believed one of them to be false; and

    (3) both statements were made within the period of the statute of limitations. (Added 1983, No. 244 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; amended 2005, No. 148 (Adj. Sess.), § 4b.)