What is a Statutory Declaration?
A statutory declaration is a legal document defined under the law of certain Commonwealth on wealth nations.
A statutory declaration allows a person to make a legal declaration under oath and in the presence of a lawyer. They are commonly used when an individual to satisfy a legal
requirement by affirming the truth of something.
Statutory declarations are commonly used to allow a person to affirm something to be true for the purposes of satisfying some legal requirement or regulation when no
other evidence is available.
Who is Authroize to Witness Statutory declaration?
Not anybody can administer a statutory declaration as it is an important legal document and must therefore be verified. Commissioner for oaths (usually a court officer),
a Solicitor, or a notary public usually administered it.
Statutory declaration needs to be completely truthful and accurate, if a Solicitor is acting on your behalf in any legal matter and required you to get a
Statutory Declaration they will usually have to send you to another Solicitor to administer it, as otherwise it will be considered invalid.
Please be aware if you make a false statement knowingly then you will end up in Prison, so be careful and obtain professional legal advise before you make and statement,
as you must be well aware of the contents of the statement, if you are unable to understand English then it Statutory Declaration must be read to you in your native language.