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declarant

n. the person making a statement, usually written and signed by that person, under "penalty of perjury" pursuant to the laws of the state in which the statement, called a declaration, is made. The declaration is more commonly used than the affidavit which is similar to a declaration, but requires taking an oath to swear to the truth attested to (certified in writing) by a Notary Public. In theory, a declarant who knowingly does not tell the truth would be subject to the criminal charge of perjury. Such violations are seldom pursued. (See: declaration, affiant, affidavit)

declarant

noun affiant, affirmant, complainant, one who affirms, one who asserts, one who proclaims, person who makes allegations, proclaimor, witness

DECLARANT. One who makes a declaration. Vide Declarationis.

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On whether a declaration can be made of undisclosed assets which have been assessed to tax and the case is pending before an appellate authority,the FAQ said,"The declarant is not entitled to reopen any assessment or reassessment made under the I- T Act.
40) Prior inconsistent statements may be admitted as substantive evidence if: (1) "[t]he declarant testifies and is subject to cross-examination about the prior statement, and the statement: [(2)] is inconsistent with the declarant's testimony and [(3)] was given under penalty of perjury at a trial, hearing, or other proceeding or in a deposition .
111) Thus, it is conceivable where a young child declarant, completely unaware of the potential prosecutorial use of his statement, is also unaware of the recipient's motives in procuring the statement.
6, which creates a new hearsay exception when evidence is offered against a party that has killed the declarant "intending to procure the unavailability of the declarant as a witness in a criminal or civil proceeding.
circumstances and the declarant would recognize that his statements
Subdivision 1350(a)(3) requires the statement offered in evidence to have "been memorialized in a tape recording made by a law enforcement official, or in a written statement prepared by a law enforcement official and signed by the declarant and notarized in the presence of the law enforcement official, prior to the death or kidnapping of the declarant.
806 (allowing the declarant's credibility to be attacked, and subsequently supported, in the same manner as if the declarant had testified as a witness).
Special declarant rights are certain rights reserved by the declarant in the declaration that are necessary for the development, marketing, sale and early governance of the condominium.
condition [and was] made while the declarant was under the stress of
both declarant and questioner might have seemed obvious in the wake of
The second decision stipulates the adoption of a Financial Disclosure Statement of the government officials, which contains a statement of all movable and real estate owned by the declarant, the spouses and minor children and their sources, whether such funds are present in the country or abroad.
The second decision stipulates the submission of a Financial Disclosure Statement by government officials, which contains a statement of all movable and real estate owned by the declarant, the spouses and minor children and their sources.

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