2015 ORS 162.095¹
Defenses to perjury and false swearing limited

It is no defense to a prosecution for perjury or false swearing that:

(1) The statement was inadmissible under the rules of evidence; or

(2) The oath or affirmation was taken or administered in an irregular manner; or

(3) The defendant mistakenly believed the false statement to be immaterial. [1971 c.743 §186]

Chapter 162

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 162—Offenses Against the State and Public Justice, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors162.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 162, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano162.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.