Rules Under The Indian Oaths Act, 1873
Notification No. 48/Gen. dated 3-11-1952. published in Rajasthan Gazette Part 2, Supplement, dated 8-11-1952. p. 351.
Notifications[Notification Order No. 8 dated April 15, 1960. Published in Rajasthan Gazette Part IVC dated 25-8-1960, at page 287.] A question has arisen as to whether the Oath commissioners appointed by the High court and by the District and Sessions Judges, are entitled to verify affidavits meant for other Departments also. It is clarified that the Oath commissioners appointed by the High court are entitled to verify affidavit required to be presented before High court only and the Oath commissioners appointed by the District and Sessions Judges are entitled to verify affidavits required to be filed in courts. [S.O. 300-Notification. dated 8th March 1976-English translation by Author] In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 3(2)(b) of Indian Oaths Act, 1969 (Cent. Act 44 of 1969) the State Government hereby authorises all Oath Commissioners appointed under S. 139, to administer oaths and affirmation for purposes of affidavits which are to be used in Life Insurance Corporation. [S.O.827-Notification. dated 17-2-1978. Published in Rajasthan Gazette Part IV-C(II), dated 16-3-1978. p.527-Eng. Translation by Author] In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 3(2)(b) of Indian Oaths Act, 1969 (Cent. Act 44 of 1969) together with Section 13(2) of the Birth and Death Registration Act, 1969 (Cent. Act 18 of 1969), The State Government hereby confers on all Tehsildars power to attest Affidavits under the above Act. [Notification No. F., 3 (40) Jud. /77. dated 8-11-1977. R. G. Part I-A. dated 15-12-1977. p. 78.] In exercise of the powers conferred under clause (b) of sub- section (2) of Section 3 of the Oaths Act (Central Act 44 of 1969), the State Government hereby empowers following to administer oaths and affirmations for the purpose of affidavits to be used in non judicial proceedings: (1) Commissioners of Oaths appointed under clause (b) of subsection (1) of Section 297 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 by the High Court or Courts of Sections. (2) Persons appointed as Oath Commissioners under rule 33 of the Rules of the High Court of Rajasthan, 1952 by the High Court. (3) Legal Practitioners appointed as Oath Commissioners under rules 3 and 4 of the Rajasthan Board of Revenue (Appointment of Oath Commissioners) rules, 1970 by the Board of Revenue, Ajmer and Collectors respectively. (4) Legal Practitioners appointed as Oath Commissioners under sub-rule (1) of Rule 69 of the General Rules (Civil) 1952 by the District Judges. The above mentioned persons will cease to exercise power to administer oaths and affirmations for the purpose of affidavits to be used in non-judicial proceedings as soon as they cease to be Commissioners of Oath or Oath Commissioners under the above mentioned Code and Rules. Fee chargeable shall be rupee one for each affidavit.