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Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-44.1-2-1

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Sec. 1. (a) A person who:

(1)?makes a false, material statement under oath or affirmation, knowing the statement to be false or not believing it to be true; ?or

(2)?has knowingly made two (2) or more material statements, in a proceeding before a court or grand jury, which are inconsistent to the degree that one (1) of them is necessarily false;

commits perjury, a Level 6 felony.

(b)?In a prosecution under subsection (a)(2):

(1)?the indictment or information need not specify which statement is actually false; ?and

(2)?the falsity of a statement may be established sufficiently for conviction by proof that the defendant made irreconcilably contradictory statements which are material to the point in question.

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