Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977)
Chapter 22 : Conduct of Proceedings
162. Witness to be examined under oath
|(1)||Subject to the provisions of sections 163 and 164, no person shall be examined as a witness in criminal proceedings unless he is under oath, which shall be administered by the presiding judicial officer or, in the case of a superior court, by the presiding judge or the registrar of the court, and which shall be in the following form:—|
"I swear that the evidence that I shall give, shall be the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, so help me God."
|(2)||If any person to whom the oath is administered wishes to take the oath with uplifted hand, he shall be permitted to do so.|
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