Criminal Offenses

Perjury and False Swearing

SECTION 11-33-4

§ 11-33-4. False swearing pertaining to sale or conveyance of property.

Every person over the age of eighteen (18) years who shall willfully swear or affirm falsely before any notary public, justice of the peace, or other officer authorized to administer oaths, concerning any material fact relating to any contract, lease, or other document pertaining to the sale or conveyance of real or personal property shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100).

History of Section.
(G.L. 1923, ch. 394, § 24; P.L. 1925, ch. 656, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 605, § 24; G.L. 1956, § 11-33-4.)