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The Oaths Act, 1873

( ACT NO. X OF 1873 )

Chapter IV


Procedure in case of refusal to make oath
12. If the party or witness refuses to make the oath or solemn affirmation referred to in section 8, he shall not be compelled to make it, but the Court shall record, as part of the proceedings, the nature of the oath or affirmation proposed, the facts that he was asked whether he would make it, and that he refused it, together with any reason which he may assign for his refusal.

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