false swearing

noun

: the making of false statements under oath or affirmation in a setting other than a judicial proceeding
also : the crime of false swearing compare perjury

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“False swearing.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/false%20swearing. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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