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1
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What is the act, section and penalty for perjury

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Perjury
S108 CA61
7 yrs

2
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What are the 6 elements for perjury?

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1 - A witness making an
2 - Assertion as to matter of fact, opinion, belief or knowledge
3- In any judicial proceeding
3 - Forming part of that witness’s evidence on oath
4 - Knowing it to be false
5 - intended to mislead the tribunal

3
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What is matter of fact?

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  • A fact is a thing done, an actual occurrence or event.

- That is presented in Court proceedings as a form of witness evidence.

4
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What is a witness?

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  • Someone who gives evidence and is able to be cross-examined in a proceeding.
5
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What is opinion?

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  • A statement that trends to prove or disprove a fact.

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