2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 35. Criminal Law and Procedure
ARTICLE 44.1. OFFENSES AGAINST GENERAL PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 2. Interference with General Government Operations
35-44.1-2-1. Perjury

Universal Citation: IN Code § 35-44.1-2-1 (2018)
IC 35-44.1-2-1 Perjury

     Sec. 1. (a) A person who:

(1) makes a false, material statement under oath or affirmation, knowing the statement to be false or not believing it to be true; or

(2) has knowingly made two (2) or more material statements, in a proceeding before a court or grand jury, which are inconsistent to the degree that one (1) of them is necessarily false;

commits perjury, a Level 6 felony.

     (b) In a prosecution under subsection (a)(2):

(1) the indictment or information need not specify which statement is actually false; and

(2) the falsity of a statement may be established sufficiently for conviction by proof that the defendant made irreconcilably contradictory statements which are material to the point in question.

As added by P.L.126-2012, SEC.54. Amended by P.L.158-2013, SEC.501.

 

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