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RULE 1-304. FORM OF AFFIDAVIT

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland RulesEffective: August 1, 2020

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 1. General Provisions
Chapter 300. General Provisions
Effective: August 1, 2020
MD Rules, Rule 1-304
RULE 1-304. FORM OF AFFIDAVIT
The statement of the affiant may be made before an officer authorized to administer an oath or affirmation, who shall certify in writing to having administered the oath or taken the affirmation, or may be made by signing the statement in one of the following forms:
Generally. “I solemnly affirm under the penalties of perjury that the contents of this document are true to the best of my knowledge, information, and belief.”
Personal Knowledge. “I solemnly affirm under the penalties of perjury and upon personal knowledge that the contents of this document are true.”
Committee note: In this Rule, the term “this document” includes a separate document to which an attached affidavit is intended to apply. This Rule is not intended to abrogate the additional requirements for summary judgment set forth in Rule 2-501.
Source: This Rule is derived from former Rule 5 c.

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[Adopted April 6, 1984, eff. July 1, 1984. Amended June 29, 2020, eff. Aug. 1, 2020.]
MD Rules, Rule 1-304, MD R GEN Rule 1-304
Current with amendments received through August 1, 2021. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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