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Texas Penal Code - PENAL § 37.02. Perjury

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(a) A person commits an offense if, with intent to deceive and with knowledge of the statement's meaning:

(1) he makes a false statement under oath or swears to the truth of a false statement previously made and the statement is required or authorized by law to be made under oath;  or

(2) he makes a false unsworn declaration under Chapter 132, Civil Practice and Remedies Code.

(b) An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Penal Code - PENAL § 37.02. Perjury - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/penal-code/penal-sect-37-02/


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