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Introduction

A statutory declaration is a written statement which a person swears, affirms or declares to be true in the presence of an authorised witness – usually a Justice of the Peace, a lawyer or a notary public.

A NSW statutory declaration is made under the Oaths Act 1900. The Act contains 2 alternative formats for a statutory declaration, and you can use whichever is more suitable for your needs:

Templates for a statutory declaration are also available in either PDF form or editable DOC form on the NSW Department of Justice website.

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