Code of the District of Columbia

§ 5–1002. Attendance of witnesses — Wilful false swearing.

Any wilful false swearing on the part of any witness before any trial board mentioned in § 5-1001 as to any material fact shall be deemed perjury and shall be punished in the manner prescribed by law for such offense.


(May 11, 1892, 27 Stat. 29, ch. 65, § 2; Feb. 20, 1896, 29 Stat. 10, ch. 25, § 2; Apr. 16, 1932, 47 Stat. 87, ch. 118, § 3.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 4-802.

1973 Ed., § 4-602.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 6-902.

Cross References

Insanitary buildings, condemnation, condemnation review board, see § 6-902.