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§ 1-201. Verification of documents

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEnvironment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 1. Definitions; General Provisions; Enforcement (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. General Provisions
MD Code, Environment, § 1-201
§ 1-201. Verification of documents
In general
(a) A requirement in this article that a document be verified means that the document shall be verified by a declaration made under the penalties of perjury that the matters and facts contained in the document are true to the best of the knowledge, information, and belief of the individual making the declaration.
Manner of making verification
(b) The verification shall be made:
(1) Before an individual authorized to administer oaths; or
(2) By a signed statement of verification that:
(i) Is in the document or attached to and made part of the document; and
(ii) States that the statement is made under the penalties of perjury.
Effect of statement
(c) If the procedures provided in subsection (b)(2) of this section are used, the statement of verification subjects the individual making the statement to the penalties of perjury to the same extent as if the statement had been verified under oath before an individual authorized to administer oaths.


Added by Acts 1982, c. 240, § 2.
MD Code, Environment, § 1-201, MD ENVIR § 1-201
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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