Nebraska Revised Statute 25-2220

Chapter 25 Section 2220

25-2220.

Oaths and affirmations.

Whenever an oath is required by this code, the affirmation of a person conscientiously scrupulous of taking an oath, shall have the same effect.

Source

  • R.S.1867, Code § 894, p. 549;
  • R.S.1913, § 8569;
  • C.S.1922, § 9520;
  • C.S.1929, § 20-2221;
  • R.S.1943, § 25-2220.

Annotations

  • It is not contempt of court to decline to be sworn by taking the usual oath, since the witness has the right to affirm. Wilcox v. State, 46 Neb. 402, 64 N.W. 1072 (1895).