Oregon Statutes - Chapter 396 - Militia Generally - Section 396.120 - Authority to administer oaths.

(1) The following persons of the organized militia may administer oaths for the purposes of military administration, including military justice, and affidavits may be taken for those purposes before those persons who shall have the general powers of a notary public:

(a) The State Judge Advocate and all Assistant State Judge Advocates.

(b) All law specialists.

(c) All summary courts-martial.

(d) All adjutants, assistant adjutants, acting adjutants, personnel adjutants and other persons of equivalent responsibility who may be assigned a different position title by their respective force.

(e) All legal officers.

(f) The president, law officer, trial counsel and assistant trial counsel for all general and special courts-martial.

(g) The president and the counsel for the court of any court of inquiry.

(h) All officers designated to take a deposition.

(i) All persons detailed to conduct an investigation.

(j) All other persons designated by military department regulations issued by the Governor.

(2) The signature without seal of any such person, together with the title of office, is prima facie evidence of authority. [1961 c.454 §198]

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