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oath

(ōth),
A solemn affirmation or attestation.

oath

[AS. ooth]
A solemn attestation or affirmation.
See: Hippocratic oath; Nightingale Pledge

oath

(ōth)
A solemn affirmation or attestation.

oath,

n an affirmation of the truth of a statement that renders one who is willfully asserting untrue statements punishable for perjury.
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On February 27, Kumar was produced in the KP Assembly for taking oath as MPA on the orders of the Peshawar High Court, but he had to be escorted out to the assembly lobby with the help of security personnel when PTI MPA Arbab Jahandad hurled a shoe at him.
Nalota said that a dangerous precedent would be set if Kumar is allowed to take oath as he termed it a threat to the life of every lawmaker in the house.
Salarzai added that Senate election is to be held on Saturday but so far he hasn't taken an oath as member of the K-P Assembly.
Baldev Kumar was produced for administering the oath as a member of KP assembly on the orders of PHC.
So the Raila and Kalonzo oaths are unconstitutional and inconsequential.
Duterte's former professor Jose David Lapuz also took his oath as member of the UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines (UNACOM).
For the analysis, they were divided into those that express the commitment the same or similarly to the Hippocratic Oath.
The chief justice traditionally administers the oath, but like the use of the Bible, this is not required by the Constitution.
All specified public officers, including LegCo members, when taking oath in assuming office, must pledge in the oath in a sincere and solemn manner to uphold the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and swear allegiance to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.
Her classification of conditional curses as either externally imposed or self-imposed is, however, imprecise since it does not sufficiently differentiate between the oath formula and the oath as a social convention or communication type between participants with different roles (i.
I declined because I realized, even if the students and professors did not, that the oath had become meaningless.
Pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Leyla Zana's oath in Parliament was the center of debate last week when she purposely said "the nation of Turkey" instead of "the Turkish nation," altering the meaning of the oath, which rendered it invalid.