Sunset of temporary COVID-19 Witnessing Arrangements for Statutory Declarations
Temporary arrangements for Witnessing Arrangement for Statutory Declarations that were put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic in section 18(2) of the Oaths Act 1900 sunsetted on 1 January 2023.
This means that, from 1 January 2023, the arrangements for who witnessed statutory declarations in NSW that existed prior to the temporary arrangements have resumed, namely the following:
- legal practitioners
- Justices of the Peace
- notaries public
- other persons specifically named in the Oaths Act 1900.
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