perjurer


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perjurer

n. a person who intentionally lies while under an oath administered by a notary public, court clerk or other official, and thus commits the crime of perjury. A perjurer may commit perjury in oral testimony or by signing or acknowledging a written legal document (such as an affidavit, declaration under penalty of perjury, deed, license application, tax return) knowing the document contains false information. (See: perjury)

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Scottish Labour interim leader Anas Sarwar said: "I don't know which is most incredible - the fact there is a Yes rally nine weeks after two million Scots said No or that the SNP deputy leader is sharing a platform with a convicted perjurer.
He has confessed to lying and stealing, and his prosecution sponsors have declared that he is a perjurer, having extorted and suborned his perjury.
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