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THE DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR OFFICERS (OATHS AND FEES) ACT, 1948

(ACT NO. XXI OF 1948).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 8th January, 1949  
  
     An Act to provide for the administration of oaths by diplomatic and consular officers and to prescribe the fees leviable in respect of certain of their official duties. 1
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the administration of oaths by diplomatic and consular officers and for the levy of fees in respect of certain official duties performed by them;



It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1.Short title and commencement
2.Definitions
3.Powers as to oaths and notarial acts abroad
4.Power to fix fees
5.Exhibition of tables of fees
6.Penalty for taking excessive fees
7.Punishment for offences under this Act
8.Bar on taking cognizance of offence
 
 

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