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Florida Laws: FL Statutes - Title XLVI Chapter 837 Perjury

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  • 837.011   Definitions.
    In this chapter, unless a different meaning plainly is required:(1) "Official proceeding" means a proceeding heard, or which may be or is required to be heard,...
  • 837.012   Perjury when not in an official proceeding.
    (1) Whoever makes a false statement, which he or she does not believe to be true, under oath, not in an official proceeding, in regard to...
  • 837.02   Perjury in official proceedings.
    (1) Except as provided in subsection (2), whoever makes a false statement, which he or she does not believe to be true, under oath in an...
  • 837.021   Perjury by contradictory statements.
    (1) Except as provided in subsection (2), whoever, in one or more official proceedings, willfully makes two or more material statements under oath which contradict each...
  • 837.05   False reports to law enforcement authorities.
    (1)(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) or subsection (2), a person who knowingly gives false information to a law enforcement officer concerning the alleged commission...
  • 837.055   False information to law enforcement during investigation.
    (1) Whoever knowingly and willfully gives false information to a law enforcement officer who is conducting a missing person investigation or a felony criminal investigation with...
  • 837.06   False official statements.
    Whoever knowingly makes a false statement in writing with the intent to mislead a public servant in the performance of his or her official duty...
  • 837.07   Recantation as a defense.
    Recantation shall be a defense to any prosecution for perjury or false statement only if the person making the false statement admits such statement to...

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