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affidavit

[af′idā′vit]
Etymology: L, he has pledged
a written statement that is sworn to before a notary public or an officer of the court.

Affidavit

Deposition; a pledge, oath, or statement by a person about certain facts, which is written and sworn to in the presence of a person authorised to administer such an oath, such as a notary public (US).

affidavit

Forensic medicine Deposition; a sworn pledge, oath, or statement by a person about certain facts. See testimony.

affidavit

(af″ĭ-dā′vit) [L. affidare, to swear an oath]
A voluntary written or printed statement submitted to an officer of the court and whose truthfulness is asserted by an oath or affirmation.
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T]o the extent that the affidavits were used to rebut plaintiff's .
The reason that the number of those who broke the law is rather small, 157, comparing to the total of over four thousands is due to the untruthfulness of those who submitted the affidavits.
To the defendants' argument that the earlier case was different because it concerned a procedural rule, not substantive law, the court responded, "While the requirement for an affidavit of reasonable cause may well fall in the category of substantive law, an automatic dismissal of the cause of action if the affidavit is not filed within 30 days concerns enforcement of a remedy, and we hold it is procedural.
7) The Third District ruled that financial affidavits can in fact be waived for simplified procedures under Rule 12.
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Such affidavits should not be taken on record," the Supreme Court had then noted R.
It is also possible that candidates may be suppressing/hiding the conviction altogether because as of now there is no reliable mechanism in place to scrutinize these affidavits.
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.
Such affidavits mislead the court into thinking that trustworthy business records support the claims, but sellers typically warn the buyers that the information should not be considered accurate, cannot be verified by any records, may have already been paid, or, because of fraud and identity theft, may never have been owed at all.
The affidavit by Neil Gallagher, assistant director of the FBI's National Security Division, also failed to prove national security was threatened, Politan said.
As one assembly-line worker laid off in 1992 says in an affidavit, "all operations performed on the assembly line in the U.
The affidavits were presented to the Florida Senate Judiciary Committee, which recently held hearings on the issue and requested further documentation of the crisis.