PART V. PERJURY AND RELATED OFFENSES

 

710-1060 Perjury. (1) A person commits the offense of perjury if in any official proceeding the person makes, under an oath required or authorized by law, a false statement which the person does not believe to be true.

(2) No person shall be convicted under this section unless the court rules that the false statement is a "materially false statement" as defined by section [710-1000]. It is not a defense that the declarant mistakenly believed the false statement to be immaterial.

(3) Perjury is a class C felony. [L 1972, c 9, pt of 1; gen ch 1993]

 

Case Notes

 

Sufficiency of indictment for perjury. 1 H. App. 510, 620 P.2d 1091 (1980).

 

 

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