2021 Georgia Code
Title 38 - Military, Emergency Management, and Veterans Affairs
Chapter 2 - Military Affairs
Article 3 - Personnel
Part 2 - Enlisted Personnel
§ 38-2-231. Contract and Oath of Enlistment; Penalty

Universal Citation: GA Code § 38-2-231 (2021)

Every person who enlists or reenlists in any force of the organized militia shall sign an enlistment contract and shall take and subscribe such oath or affirmation of enlistment as may be prescribed by the applicable laws of the United States and by regulations issued pursuant to this chapter. The oath shall be taken and subscribed before any officer authorized by Code Section 38-2-213 to administer the oath of office to a commissioned officer. A person making a false oath as to any statement contained in the enlistment contract commits the offense of false swearing.

(Ga. L. 1916, p. 158, § 3; Code 1933, §§ 86-604, 86-9905; Ga. L. 1951, p. 311, § 53; Ga. L. 1955, p. 10, § 51.)

Cross references.

- False swearing generally, § 16-10-71.


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 53 Am. Jur. 2d, Military and Civil Defense, § 31.


- 6 C.J.S., Armed Services, § 338.

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