2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:162 — Administration and recordation of oath or affirmation


LA Rev Stat § 42:162 What's This?

§162. Administration and recordation of oath or affirmation

A. The oath of all officers of the state may be administered by the governor, any judge, justice of the peace, notary public, or clerk of court, and shall be subscribed to by the party taking it, and certified in his commission by the person administering it. This oath or affirmation shall be deposited in the office of the secretary of state and recorded by him. The oath or affirmation of all parish officers shall also be recorded in the clerk of court's office of the parish where the same may have been administered, to be recorded by the clerk of court in a book kept for that purpose.

B. The oath or affirmation shall be deposited for recordation within one month after the same shall have been administered.

Acts 1988, No. 850, §1; Acts 2003, No. 320, §1.

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