California Penal Code Section 123

CA Penal Code § 123 (2017)  

It is no defense to a prosecution for perjury that the accused did not know the materiality of the false statement made by him; or that it did not, in fact, affect the proceeding in or for which it was made. It is sufficient that it was material, and might have been used to affect such proceeding.

(Enacted 1872.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018