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Affidavit

A statement sworn to be true to the best of the maker's knowledge. An affidavit is notarized to prove its authenticity. A person who knowingly makes a false statement in an affidavit is guilty of perjury.

affidavit

A written statement signed by the person making the statement—the affiant—and sworn to as true and accurate.
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In his first affidavit, he said he personally met Peter Lim in Thailand in 2014 but he corrected it in his supplemental affidavit that the meeting took place in 2015;
Justice Aggrey Muchelule, the trial judge, ordered Lagat's apprentice to shed light on the disputed signature on the affidavits.
Islamabad -- Islamabad High Court (IHC) while ordering to file affidavit from Commissioner and District Magistrate on next hearing in IT expert Sajid Mehmood alleged abduction case adjourned the hearing till November 13.
The PBF warned that registration of the club would be cancelled if failed to submit affidavit within the given time.
Congress sources indicated that their defence of Chidambaram pressing for a second affidavit is vindicated by the September 2009 report of judge SP Tamang, who in his magisterial probe, had called the encounter fake and also said there was no evidence to suggest the LeT angle.
Now with the typed affidavits, those issues are not there," the official said.
Kress said there were 12 victims, but later recanted and admitted to only six victims, according to the affidavit.
He also said there were new names of senators and congressmen mentioned by her client in the complete affidavit.
The court said that it could not shoulder the burden of the omissions of the petitioners, who failed to make available all the affidavits in time or seek through an oral application, the leave of the court to file the affidavits.
18) As a result, there is considerable uncertainty among the courts--not to mention litigants--concerning the propriety of reply affidavits in summary judgment proceedings.