Definition of Statutory declaration:
A prescribed declaration, made under statutory authority, which may in certain cases be substituted for a statement on oath.
Assertion of the knowledge of a circumstance, event, or fact, made in a prescribed manner before a Commissioner of Oaths, Justice Of Peace, or a Notary Public. Although a statutory declaration has the same effect as an affidavit, it is used only in out-of-court (extra judicial) proceedings.
How to use Statutory declaration in a sentence?
- In the absence of a marriage certificate a statutory declaration relating to the marriage was sought.
Meaning of Statutory declaration & Statutory declaration Definition