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Supplement to the Code of Public General Laws of Maryland, 1898
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SUPPLEMENT TO THE MARYLAND CODE,

PUBLIC GENERAL LAWS,
1890--1898.

ARTICLE I.

RULES OF INTERPRETATION.

8A. Form of judicial and other oaths.
8B. Manner of administering oaths.

13. Repealed by 1898, ch. 75.

1896, ch. 113. 1898, ch. 75.

8A. The form of judicial and all other oaths to be taken or
administered in this State, and not prescribed by the Constitu-
tion, shall be as follows: "In the presence of Almighty God I
do solemnly promise or declare, " etc. And it shall not be law-
ful to add to any oath the words "So help me God, " or any
imprecatory words whatever.

Ibid.

8B. The manner of administering oaths shall be by requiring
the person making the same to hold up his hand in token of his
recognition of the solemnity of the act, except in those cases
wherein this form is not practicable, or when it shall appear that
some other mode is more binding upon the conscience of the
swearer.

1898, ch. 75.
13. Repealed.

 

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