Title: Ordinances passed by the Legislative Council of Trinidad and Tobago during the year ..
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Title: Ordinances passed by the Legislative Council of Trinidad and Tobago during the year ..
Uniform Title: Laws, etc. (Ordinances : 1902)
Alternate Title: Ordinances as passed by the Legislative Council of Trinidad and Tobago during the year ..
Physical Description: 51 v. : ; 26 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Trinidad and Tobago
Publisher: G.P.O.
Place of Publication: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
Publication Date: 1912
Frequency: annual
regular
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Subject: Law -- Trinidad and Tobago   ( lcsh )
Genre: legislation   ( marcgt )
government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: 1902-1952.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00103120
Volume ID: VID00013
Source Institution: Florida International University College of Law
Holding Location: Florida International University College of Law
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 13324890
lccn - 18009601
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Preceded by: Ordinances of the Council of Government
Succeeded by: Ordinances enacted by the Legislative Council of Trinidad and Tobago between the ... and government notices published between the ...

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TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO.

Oaths.

No. 11.-1912.

26th February.

AN ORDINANCE to amend the law as to Oaths.


[L.S.]


GEORGE R. LE HUNTE,
GOVERNOR.


8th March, 1912.





BE it enacted by the Governor of Trinidad and Tobago
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof as follows :-

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Oaths Ordi- hort title.
nance, 1912.

2. In this Ordinance the word "officer" means and Interpre-
includes any and every person duly authorised to administer station.
oaths.

3. (1.)-Any oath may be administered and taken in the Manner of
form and manner following :-of oa~th~.
The person taking the oath shall hold the New
Testament, or, in the case of a Jew, the Old
Testament, in his uplifted hand, and shall say or
repeat after the officer administering the oath the
words "I swear by Almighty God that . ,"
followed by the words of the oath prescribed by
law.







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No. 11. Oaths. 1912.

(2.)-The officer shall (unless the person about to take
the oath voluntarily objects thereto, or is physically inca-
pable of so taking the oath) administer the oath in the form
and manner aforesaid without question:

Provided that, in the case of a person who is neither a
Christian nor a Jew, the oath shall be administered in any
manner which is now lawful.

Passed in Council this Twenty-sixth day of February, in
the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twelve.

HARRY L. KNAGGS,
Clerk of the Council.


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