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OFFICIO, EX, OATH Definition & Legal Meaning

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An oath whereby a person may be obliged to make any pre- sentment of any crime or offense, or to confess or accuse himself of any criminal matter or thing whereby he may be liable to any censure, penalty, or punishment. 3 Bl. Comm. 447.


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