[USC02] 10 USC 931: Art. 131. Perjury
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10 USC 931: Art. 131. Perjury Text contains those laws in effect on December 1, 2020
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle A-General Military LawPART II-PERSONNELCHAPTER 47-UNIFORM CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICESUBCHAPTER X-PUNITIVE ARTICLES

§931. Art. 131. Perjury

Any person subject to this chapter who in a judicial proceeding or in a course of justice willfully and corruptly-

(1) upon a lawful oath or in any form allowed by law to be substituted for an oath, gives any false testimony material to the issue or matter of inquiry; or

(2) in any declaration, certificate, verification, or statement under penalty of perjury as permitted under section 1746 of title 28, subscribes any false statement material to the issue or matter of inquiry;


is guilty of perjury and shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 75 ; Pub. L. 94–550, §3, Oct. 18, 1976, 90 Stat. 2535 ; Pub. L. 97–295, §1(13), Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1289 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
931 50:725. May 5, 1950, ch. 169, §1 (Art. 131), 64 Stat. 142 .

The words "in a" are inserted before the words "course of justice".

Amendments

1982-Par. (2). Pub. L. 97–295 struck out "United States Code," after "title 28,".

1976-Pub. L. 94–550 divided existing provisions into an introductory phrase, par. (1), and a closing phrase, and added par. (2).