United States Code: Definition of perjury

Updated: November 15, 2007, 9:15 PM ET
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TITLE 18 > PART I > CHAPTER 79 > 1623 1623. False declarations before grand jury or court

Release date: 2005-08-03

(a) Whoever under oath (or in any declaration, certificate, verification, or statement under penalty of perjury as permitted under section 1746 of title 28, United States Code) in any proceeding before or ancillary to any court or grand jury of the United States knowingly makes any false material declaration or makes or uses any other information, including any book, ...

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