OATHS (FOREIGN COUNTRIES) ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Jamaican or British ambassadors etc may administer oath and do notarial acts

 

THE OATHS (FOREIGN COUNTRIES) ACT

[Date of Commencement: 11th April, 1916]

Cap 265.

Act 37 of 1976.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Oaths (Foreign Countries) Act.

2   Jamaican or British ambassadors etc may administer oath and do notarial acts

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   (1) Every Jamaican or British ambassador, envoy, minister, chargè d'affaires, and secretary of embassy or legation exercising his functions in any foreign country, and every Jamaican or British consul-general, consul, vice-consul, acting consul, pro-consul and consular agent, acting consul-general, acting vice-consul and acting consular agent exercising his functions in any foreign place may, in that country or place, administer any oath and take any affidavit and also do any notarial act which any notary public can do within this Island; and every oath, affidavit, and notarial act administered, sworn, or done by or before any such person shall be as effectual as if duly administered, sworn, or done by or before any lawful authority in this Island.

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