Commissioner For Oaths Rules 1993 (Together With Malay Version)
COMMISSIONER FOR OATHS RULES 1993
(TOGETHER WITH MALAY VERSION)
AS OF 1.4.2021.
*Note: This book contains both the English and Malay version
*Nota: Buku ini mengandungi kedua-dua versi Bahasa Melayu dan Bahasa Inggeris
Detailed Contents Of Commissioner For Oaths Rules 1993 :
The Commissioner for Oaths Rules 1993 is a set of regulations that govern the appointment and functions of Commissioners for Oaths in Malaysia. The rules were introduced by the Malaysian government to regulate the administration of oaths and affirmations by Commissioners for Oaths.
The following are some of the key provisions of the Commissioner for Oaths Rules 1993:
Appointment of Commissioners for Oaths: The rules provide for the appointment of Commissioners for Oaths by the Chief Justice of Malaysia or any judge authorized by the Chief Justice. The appointment is made by way of a certificate of appointment which is issued to the individual by the Chief Justice.
Duties of Commissioners for Oaths: Commissioners for Oaths are appointed to administer oaths or affirmations in various legal proceedings. This includes the taking of affidavits, statutory declarations, and other legal documents. Commissioners for Oaths are also responsible for verifying the identity of the person making the oath or affirmation.
Fees: Commissioners for Oaths are allowed to charge a fee for their services. The amount of the fee is determined by the Chief Justice of Malaysia and is set out in a schedule of fees. The schedule of fees is published in the Gazette and is also available on the website of the Attorney General's Chambers.
Renewal of Appointment: The appointment of Commissioners for Oaths is valid for a period of three years. After the expiration of the appointment, Commissioners for Oaths must apply for a renewal of their appointment. The renewal application must be made to the Chief Justice or any judge authorized by the Chief Justice.
Disciplinary Action: The Commissioner for Oaths Rules 1993 also provide for disciplinary action to be taken against Commissioners for Oaths who breach the rules or engage in misconduct. The Chief Justice has the power to suspend or revoke the appointment of a Commissioner for Oaths who is found guilty of misconduct.
Record-Keeping: Commissioners for Oaths are required to maintain a register of all oaths and affirmations administered by them. The register must contain information such as the name of the person making the oath or affirmation, the date on which it was administered, and the type of document for which it was administered.
Language: The Commissioner for Oaths Rules 1993 also provide for the language in which oaths and affirmations may be administered. The rules state that oaths and affirmations may be administered in any language that the person making the oath or affirmation understands.
These are some of the key provisions of the Commissioner for Oaths Rules 1993. The rules play an important role in ensuring that the administration of oaths and affirmations in Malaysia is conducted in a professional and regulated manner.
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