Statutory declaration template with examples
Statutory declaration form, often called a "stat dec" for use any time you need to swear a statement of truth. Suitable for anyone, throughout New Zealand.
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About this document
By definition, a statutory declaration tells a unique story. There can thus be no template which provides a precise story applicable to your own situation. We have therefore provided as one document, three different example declarations.
From the example text given, you will have some idea how to frame your own story.
In particular, examples and advice are given on the opening and closing words.
The three examples given relate to:
- The validity of a document in a litigation matter;
- The position of a disputed boundary in a garden;
- Lost title deeds.
Note: lawyers often refer loosely to “an oath” or “swearing”. Oaths are occasionally required, but more often than not, they mean a “declaration” which is “declared” not “sworn”.
- Statutory Declaration by Florence Pitt
- Statutory Declaration by Florence Pitt as to disputed contract
This document was written by a solicitor for Net Lawman. It complies with current New Zealand law.
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