Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008

52.

Substitution of Schedule to Statutory Declarations Act 1938.

52.— The Statutory Declarations Act 1938 is amended by substituting the following for the Schedule:

“SCHEDULE

FORM OF STATUTORY DECLARATION

I, A.B., do solemnly and sincerely declare that [ here insert text of matter to be declared] and I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true and by virtue of the Statutory Declarations Act 1938.

[ Signed] A.B.

Declared before me…………...............................[ name in capitals] a [notary public] [commissioner for oaths] [peace commissioner] [person authorised by [ insert authorising statutory provision].......................................... to take and receive statutory declarations] by A.B.

[who is personally known to me],

or

[who is identified to me by C.D. who is personally known to me]

or

[whose identity has been established to me before the taking of this Declaration by the production to me of

passport no. [ passport number] issued on [ date of issue] by the authorities of [ issuing state], which is an authority recognised by the Irish Government]

or

national identity card no . [ identity card number] issued on [ date of issue] by the authorities of [ issuing state] [which is an EU Member State, the Swiss Confederation or a Contracting Party to the EEA Agreement]

or

[Aliens Passport no. ( document equivalent to a passport) [ passport number] issued on [ date of issue] by the authorities of [issuing state] which is an authority recognised by the Irish Government]

or

refugee travel document no. [ document number] issued on [ date of issue] by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform]

or

travel document (other than refugee travel document) [ document no.] issued on [ date of issue] by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform

at.................................................[ place of signature] this...…..day of……………......[ date]

.....................................................

[ signature of witness]”.