North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 14. Criminal Law § 14-209. Punishment for perjury

If any person knowingly and intentionally makes a false statement under oath or affirmation in any suit, controversy, matter or cause, depending in any of the courts of the State;  in any deposition or affidavit taken pursuant to law;  in any oath or affirmation duly administered of or concerning any matter or thing where such person is lawfully required to be sworn or affirmed, that person is guilty of perjury, and punished as a Class F felon.

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