Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Commissioner For Oaths


* All Rules referred herein are the Commissioners for Oaths Rules, 2018

* All circulars referred herein are circulars issued by the Federal Court of Malaysia

  1. What is the duty of a Commissioner for Oaths?

(Rule 11(2)) Essentially, a Commissioner for Oaths verifies the identity of the person making the declaration/document and a Commissioner for Oaths makes sure that the person understands the content of the declaration/document.

  1. What can a Commissioner for Oaths do?

Typically, a Commissioner for Oaths can affirm affidavits and statutory declarations. A Commissioner for Oaths can also attest a Power of Attorney.

(Rule 9(1)) The powers of an advocate and solicitors appointed as a Commissioner for Oaths are as follows:-

  • receive acknowledgements of a married woman as required by law to be taken before a public officer;
  • receive acknowledgements of recognizances of bail or bail bonds;
  • administer an oath for the following:-
  • the justification for bail;
  • taking any affidavit or affirmation;
  • receiving and taking the answer, plea, demurer, disclaimer, allegation or examination of any party or parties to any action;
  • the examination of any witness upon any interrogatories or de benne esse or in chief on any other occasion;
  • swearing executors and administrators; and
  • any persons in any action, matter or proceeding which is pending or about to be instituted in any court; and
  • taking and receiving statutory declarations.
  1. Can a Commissioner for Oaths backdate the affirmation of any documents?

No. A Commissioner for Oaths is not permitted to backdate the affirmation of any documents. A Commissioner for Oaths must insert the current date and it must be the same date as when the person signed the documents in front of the Commissioner for Oaths.

  1. Can a Commissioner for Oaths refuse to provide his/her services?

(Rule 11(2)(e)) Yes, a Commissioner for Oaths may refuse to provide his/her service when the Commissioner for Oaths has credible cause to suspect that the person before him/her is engaged in deception, fraud, duress or any illegal conduct.

  1. Can a Commissioner for Oaths affirm any pre-signed documents without the person being present?

(Rule 11(2)) No. This is a serious breach of the duty of a Commissioner for Oaths. The person must be present and sign the documents in front of the Commissioner for Oaths.

  1. Can a Commissioner for Oaths go to the hospital or my office/house to affirm any document?

(Rule15(1)(b)) The general rule is that a Commissioner for Oaths must only carry out his/her services at his/her approved office address.

(Rule15(1)(2)) A Commissioner for Oaths may carry out his/her services at a venue different from his/her approved office address only in exceptional circumstances and with the prior approval of Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Malaysia.

  1. I am asked to provide a certified true copy (CTC) of documents. Can a Commissioner for Oaths certify a document as a true copy of the original?

(Circular dated 13th June 2005) No. A Commissioner for Oaths is not authorised to certify any document as a true copy of the original.

  1. Can a Commissioner for Oaths be a witness of a person’s execution of any agreement, letter or any documents?

(Circular dated 03rd November 2015) No. A Commissioner for Oaths is prohibited to be a witness of a person’s execution of any agreement, letter or any documents, unless permitted by the following laws:-

  • Form 1 and 2 under Section 3 (First Schedule) Power of Attorney Act 1949
  • Money Lending Agreement under section 27(1) of the Moneylenders Act 1951
  • Guarantee Agreement under section 22 of the Hire Purchase Act 1967
  • Memorandum and Title under section 97(1) of the Sabah Land Ordinance (Cap. 68)
  • Certificate, under section 84(2) of the Legal Profession Act 1976
  1. Can a Commissioner for Oaths affirm any statutory declaration which does not conform to the Statutory Declaration Act, 1960?

(Circular dated 03rd November 2015) No. A Commissioner for Oaths is not allowed to affirm any statutory declaration which does not conform to the format prescribed in the Statutory Declaration Act, 1960. The format can be found in the (Schedule of the Statutory Declarations Act, 1960).

  1. If two (2) or more persons are signing one (1) declaration/document, must they sign at the same time?

Yes. All the persons signing the declaration/document must be present before the Commissioner for Oaths and sign the declaration/document at the same time.

  1. Can a person represent a few other people or deponents named in a declaration?

No. A Commissioner for Oaths shall only affix his seal to any document when all deponents have signed the declaration/document in his presence.

  1. Can a child or a mentally disordered person make an oath?

(Rule 11(2)(b)) Yes, but the Commissioner for Oaths must ensure that the child understands the subject matter involving the oath. The child must also be present together with his/her family member. If the Commissioner for Oaths is of the view that the subject matter involving the oath is prejudicial to the child’s benefit, the Commission for Oaths may refuse to undertake his function under Rule 11(2)(e); A mentally disordered person may make an oath if the mental disorder affecting the deponent is not continuous, and at the time of placing his signature on the document, he is of sound mind and understands the subject matter and nature of the oath.

  1. Can a person who is blind/deaf/mute/illiterate make an oath?

(Rule 11(2)(b)) Yes, but the Commissioner for Oaths must ensure that the deponent understands the subject matter and nature of the oath after reading and explaining the contents of the documents together with the exhibits annexed.

  1. Can a Statutory Declaration be filled in with two different pens with different ink colours?

The Commission for Oaths Rules 2018 and the Statutory Declaration Act 1969 (Revised 2016) are silent on this matter. However, it is advisable for the Statutory Declaration to be completed using a single ink colour and a single type of pen. This is to prevent any suspicions with regards to the contents of the Statutory Declaration. It is also worth noting that the validity of the affirmed documents is subject to the terms and conditions imposed by the issuing agency or government department.

  1. Can a Commissioner for Oaths assist a deponent to draft a Statutory Declaration and charge the deponent an additional fee?

No. A Commissioner for Oaths is prohibited from assisting a deponent to draft any documents. Thus, imposing an additional fee for said service is also prohibited.

  1. What are the fees/charges of a Commissioner for Oaths?

(Rule 17 & 2nd Schedule) All fees/charges of a Commissioner for Oaths are prescribed. A Commissioner for Oaths cannot charge anything above and beyond the prescribed fees/charges.

No.

 

Type of document Rate of Fees (RM)
1. Original affidavit 10.00 for each deponent
2. Exhibit referred to in the original affidavit 5.00 for each exhibit
3. Duplicate or copy of the affidavit 5.00 for each deponent
4. Duplicate or copy of the exhibit 2.00 for each exhibit
5. Document, affirmation, acknowledgement, deed or any other instrument 10.00 for each document
6. Duplicate or copy of the document, affirmation, acknowledgement, deed or any other instrument 5.00 for each document

Pursuant to a clarification made by Federal Court of Malaysia, the fees/charges for a Statutory Declaration remains as RM4.00 for each declaration.

  1. What do I need to bring along when I see a Commissioner for Oaths?

Apart from the documents which you require the Commissioner for Oaths to affirm, please bring your original identity document.

  1. Do I have to make an appointment?

It is best that you make an appointment to see our Commissioner for Oaths.

You can call +60362053620 / +60328560252 or you can email us at askdonny@dwc.com.my or kathy@dwc.com.my

  1. How long does it normally take for my document to be affirmed by the Commissioner for Oaths?

Depending on the type and nature of the documents, it would usually take about five (5) minutes.

Soalan-Soalan Lazim Berkenaan Pesuruhanjaya Sumpah


  • Semua Kaedah yang disebut di sini adalah dari Kaedah-Kaedah Pesuruhjaya Sumpah, 2018
  • Semua Pekeliling yang dirujuk di sini adalah Pekeliling yang telah dikeluarkan oleh Mahkamah Persekutuan Malaysia

1. Apakah tugas
seorang Pesuruhanjaya Sumpah?

[Perkara
11(2)] Asasnya, Pesuruhjaya Sumpah mengesahkan identiti orang yang membuat
pengakuan / dokumen dan Pesuruhjaya Sumpah memastikan bahawa orang itu memahami
isi pengakuan / dokumen itu.

2. Apa yang
Pesuruhanjaya Sumpah boleh laksanakan?

Kebiasaannya,
Pesuruhanjaya Sumpah boleh mengesahkan afidavit dan akuan berkanun. Pesuruhjaya
Sumpah juga boleh membuktikan Kuasa Peguam.

[Perkara 9 (1)]
Kuasa seseorang peguambela dan peguamcara yang dilantik sebagai Pesuruhjaya
Sumpah adalah seperti berikut: –

  1. menerima
    pengakuan perempuan yang sudah berkahwin sebagaimana yang diperlukan oleh
    undang-undang yang akan diambil sebelum pegawai awam;
  2. menerima
    pengakuan keatas ikat jamin atau jaminan;
  3. menjalankan
    sumpah untuk yang berikut: –
  4. justifikasi
    untuk jaminan;
  5. mengambil
    apa-apa afidavit atau ikrar;
  6. menerima
    dan mengambil jawapan, pengakuan, bantahan, penafian, tuduhan atau pemeriksaan
    keatas mana-mana pihak untuk apa jua tindakan;
  7. pemeriksaan
    keatas mana-mana saksi terhadap mana-mana penyiasatan atau kebaikan atau
    apa-apa jenis peristiwa yang lain;
  8. pelaksana
    dan pentadbir sumpah; dan
  9. mana-mana
    orang dalam apa-apa tindakan, perkara atau prosiding yang sedang dalam perbicaraan
    atau yang akan dimulakan di mana-mana mahkamah; dan
  10. mengambil dan menerima pengakuan sumpah
    berkanun.

3. Bolehkah Pesuruhanjaya Sumpah
mengesahkan dokumen yang sudah terlanjut tarikh?

Tidak.
Pesuruhjaya Sumpah tidak dibenarkan untuk mengesahkan mana-mana dokumen
tersebut. Pesuruhjaya Sumpah mestilah memasukkan tarikh semasa dan ia mestilah
tarikh yang sama apabila orang itu menandatangani dokumen di hadapan
Pesuruhjaya Sumpah.

4. Bolehkah
Pesuruhanjaya Sumpah enggan memberikan perkhidmatannya?

[Perkara
11(2)(e)] Ya, Pesuruhjaya Sumpah boleh menolak dari memberikan perkhidmatannya
apabila ia mempunyai sebab yang boleh dipercayai seperti mengesyaki bahawa
orang yang sebelumnya terlibat dalam penipuan, frod, perdayaan, dures,
pemaksaan atau apa-apa kelakuan haram.

5. Bolehkah
Pesuruhjaya Sumpah mengesahkan mana-mana dokumen yang telah ditandatangani
tanpa kehadiran orang yang menandatangani?

[Perkara
11(2)] Tidak. Ini adalah pelanggaran serius bagi kewajipan seorang Pesuruhjaya
Sumpah. Orang itu mesti hadir dan menandatangani dokumen di hadapan Pesuruhjaya
Sumpah.

6. Bolehkah
Pesuruhjaya Sumpah pergi ke hospital atau pejabat saya / rumah untuk
mengesahkan apa-apa dokumen?

[Perkara
15(1)(b)] Peraturan am ialah bahawa seorang Pesuruhjaya Sumpah hanya boleh
menjalankan perkhidmatannya di alamat pejabat yang telah diluluskan.

[Perkara
15(1)(2)] Seorang Pesuruhjaya Sumpah boleh menjalankan perkhidmatannya di
tempat yang berbeza dari alamat pejabat yang telah diluluskan hanya dalam
keadaan yang tidak dapat dielakkan dan dengan kelulusan terdahulu daripada
Ketua Hakim Negara Mahkamah Persekutuan Malaysia.

7. Saya diminta
untuk memberikan perkhidmatan salinan dokumen yang disahkan benar (CTC).
Bolehkah Pesuruhjaya Sumpah mengesahkan dokumen sebagai salinan sebenar asal?

[Pekeliling
bertarikh 13hb Jun 2005] Tidak. Pesuruhjaya Sumpah tidak diberi
kuasa untuk memperakui apa-apa dokumen sebagai salinan yang asal.

8. Bolehkah
Pesuruhjaya Sumpah menjadi saksi keatas pelaksanaan seseorang untuk apa-apa
perjanjian, surat atau dokumen?

[Pekeliling
bertarikh 03hb November 2015] Tidak. Pesuruhjaya Sumpah dilarang
untuk menjadi saksi pelaksanaan keatas seseorang untuk apa-apa perjanjian,
surat atau dokumen melainkan yang dibenarkan oleh undang-undang iaitu:-

  1. Borang
    1 dan Borang 2 di bawah Seksyen 3 (Jadual Pertama) Akta Surat  Kuasa Wakil 1949
  2. Perjanjian
    Pinjaman di bawah Seksyen 27(1) Akta Pemberi Pinjam Wang 1951
  3. Perjanjian
    di bawah Seksyen 22 Akta Sewa Beli 1967
  4. Seksyen
    97 Ordinan Tanah Negeri Sabah
  5. Seksyen
    84 Akta Profesion Undang-Undang 1976

9. Bolehkah
Pesuruhjaya Sumpah mengesahkan apa-apa pengakuan berkanun yang tidak mematuhi
Akta Akuan Berkanun, 1960?

[Pekeliling
bertarikh 03hb November 2015] Tidak. Pesuruhjaya Sumpah tidak
dibenarkan mengesahkan apa-apa pengakuan berkanun yang tidak mematuhi format
yang telah ditetapkan di dalam Akta Akuan Berkanun 1960. Format boleh didapati
di dalam Jadual Akta Akuan Berkanun 1960.

10. Jika terdapat
dua (2) atau lebih orang menandatangani satu (1) pengakuan / dokumen, adakah
mereka harus menandatangani pada masa yang sama?

Ya.
Semua orang yang menandatangani pengakuan / dokumen mesti hadir di hadapan
Pesuruhjaya Sumpah dan menandatangani akuan / dokumen pada masa yang sama.

11. Bolehkah
seseorang mewakili beberapa orang atau deponen untuk membuat akuan sumpah?

Tidak.
Sekiranya sesuatu surat akuan perlu ditandatangani oleh ramai deponen, maka
kesemua deponen perlu hadir di hadapan Pesuruhjaya Sumpah untuk menandatangani
surat tersebut.

12. Bolehkah
kanak-kanak atau orang gila mengangkat sumpah?

[Perkara
11(2)(b)] Boleh, tetapi Pesuruhjaya Sumpah perlu memastikan bahawa kanak-kanak
tersebut benar-benar faham akan perkara yang ingin diikrarkan dan mereka hadir
bersama waris beliau. Pesuruhjaya Sumpah juga perlu memastikan bahawa perkara
yang diikrarkan tidak  dilihat tidak
memberi kebaikan kepada kanak-kanak tersebut; Orang gila boleh mengangkat
sumpah sekiranya penyakit gila yang dihadapi oleh beliau tidak berterusan, dan
beliau hendaklah dipastikan berada dalam keadaan waras dan memahami perkara
yang ingin diikrarkan sebelum Pesuruhjaya Sumpah menurunkan tandatangan.

13. Bolehkah
seseorang yang buta, bisu, pekak atau buta huruf mengangkat sumpah?

[Perkara
11(2)(b)] Boleh, tetapi Pesuruhjaya Sumpah perlu memastikan deponen tersebut
faham setelah dibacakan dan diterangkan kandungan dokumen dan eksibit yang
dikepilkan.

14. Bolehkah surat
akuan diisi menggunakan dua warna pen yang berbeza?

Tidak
diperuntukkan di bawah Kaedah-Kaedah Pesuruhjaya Sumpah 2018 mahupun Akta Akuan
Berkanun 1960. Akan tetapi, adalah dinasihatkan supaya borang akuan diisi
menggunakan warna dan jenis pen yang sama supaya kandungan dokumen tersebut
tidak diragui. Dokumen-dokumen yang diikrarkan juga adalah tertakluk kepada
syarat penerimaan yang ditetapkan oleh agensi atau jabatan yang memerlukan
dokumen tersebut.

15. Bolehkah
Pesuruhjaya Sumpah membantu menyediakan sesuatu dokumen dan mengenakan caj
tambahan?

Apa-apa
pembantuan dalam persediaan sesuatu dokumen oleh seorang Pesuruhjaya Sumpah
adalah tidak dibenarkan. Justeru, bayaran terhadap bantuan tersebut juga adalah
tidak dibenarkan.

16. Apakah bayaran
/ caj Pesuruhjaya Sumpah?

[Perkara
17 & Jadual Kedua] Semua bayaran / caj Pesuruhjaya Sumpah secara lazimnya
telah ditetapkan. Pesuruhjaya Sumpah tidak boleh mengenakan apa-apa bayaran
selain dari jumlah yang telah ditetapkan.

No. Jenis
Dokumen
Kadar
Bayaran
1. Afidavit
Asal
RM10.00
untuk setiap deponen
2. Eksibit
yang dirujuk dalam afidavit asal
RM5.00
untuk setiap eksibit
3. Salinan
pendua atau sesalinan afidavit
RM5.00
untuk setiap deponen
4. Salinan
pendua atau sesalinan eksibit
RM2.00
untuk setiap eksibit
5. Dokumen,
pengesahan, pengakuan, surat ikatan atau sebarang instrumen lain
RM10.00
untuk setiap deponen
6. Salinan
pendua atau sesalinan dokumen, ikrar, pengakuan, surat ikatan atau mana-mana
surat cara lain
RM5.00
untuk setiap dokumen

Mengikut
saranan yang dibuat oleh Mahkamah Persekutuan Malaysia, bayaran/ caj untuk
Akuan Berkanun kekal sebagai RM4.00 bagi setiap pengakuan.

17. Apa yang perlu saya
bawa ketika saya bertemu Pesuruhjaya Sumpah?

Selain
dari dokumen yang anda perlukan Pesuruhjaya Sumpah untuk pengesahan, sila bawa
dokumen identiti asal anda.

18. Adakah saya perlu
membuat temujanji?

Adalah lebih baik jika anda membuat temujanji untuk bertemu dengan Pesuruhjaya Sumpah kami.
Anda boleh menghubungi +603 2856 0252 / +603 6205 3620 atau anda boleh e-mel kepada kami di askdonny@dwc.com.my / kathy@dwc.com.my

19. Berapa lamakah tempoh
yang diperlukan bagi dokumen saya untuk disahkan oleh Pesuruhjaya Sumpah?

Bergantung
kepada jenis dan sifat dokumen, ia biasanya mengambil masa kira-kira lima (5)
minit.

宣誓官常见问题解答(FAQ)


* All Rules referred herein are the Commissioners for Oaths Rules, 2018

此文章的所有条规出自于2018年“宣誓官规则”。 

* All circulars referred herein are circulars issued by the Federal Court of Malaysia

宣示官是由联邦法院首席大法官根据1964年“事发法院令”第11条(第一章)及2018年“宣誓局规则”委任的人。

 

      1.      What is the duty of a Commissioner for Oaths?

    宣誓官的职责是什么? 

(Rule 11(2)) Essentially, a Commissioner for Oaths verifies the identity of the person making the declaration/document and a Commissioner for Oaths makes sure that the person understands the content of the declaration/document. 

根据“宣誓规则”第11条第2款规定,宣誓官必须确保您理解声明/文档中的每个陈述,以及签署它的后果。如果您不理解,他们有责任阅读并向您解释声明/文件。 

      2.      What can a Commissioner for Oaths do?

    宣誓官可以做什么? 

Typically, a Commissioner for Oaths can affirm affidavits and statutory declarations. A Commissioner for Oaths can also attest a Power of Attorney. 

一般上宣誓官可确认誓章以及法定声明。此外,宣誓官也可以认证/证明授权书 

(Rule 9(1)) The powers of an advocate and solicitors appointed as a Commissioner for Oaths are as follows:- 

[第 9条第1款]被委任为誓言专员的辩护人和律师的权力如下:- 

(a) receive acknowledgements of a married woman as required by law to be taken before a public officer;

应法律要求,在公职人员收取前接收已婚妇女的确认书; 

(b) receive acknowledgements of recognizances of bail or bail bonds;

     接收保释金或保释金的确认书; 

(c) administer an oath for the following:-

     可为以下宣誓:- 

(i)        the justification for bail;

保释的理由;

(ii)       taking any affidavit or affirmation;

接管任何宣誓书或宣誓;

(iii)      receiving and taking the answer, plea, demurer, disclaimer, allegation or examination of any party or parties to any action;

接收并接管答复,请求,反对,免责声明,指控或任何一方的审查;

(iv)      the examination of any witness upon any interrogatories or de benne esse or in chief on any other occasion;

在任何讯问或任何其他场合下对任何证人的检查或首席审讯;

(v)       swearing executors and administrators; and

宣誓的执行者和管理员;及

(vi)      any persons in any action, matter or proceeding which is pending or about to be instituted in any court; and

牵涉于诉讼,事项或程序中的任何人,无论是在法庭里待决或将要被提起诉讼;及 

(d) taking and receiving statutory declarations.

接管和接纳法定声明。 

      3.      Can a Commissioner for Oaths backdate the affirmation of any documents?

    宣誓官能不能回溯宣誓文件的日期? 

No. A Commissioner for Oaths is not permitted to backdate the affirmation of any documents. A Commissioner for Oaths must insert the current date and it must be the same date as when the person signed the documents in front of the Commissioner for Oaths. 

不行。宣誓官是不允许回溯任何已宣誓文件的日期。宣誓当天,出席者必须在宣誓官的面前签署文件,当文件签署好了,宣誓官必须把当天的日期输入在文件上;宣誓官输入的日期与签署者的签名日期必须是相同的。 

      4.      Can a Commissioner for Oaths refuse to provide his/her services?

宣誓官能拒绝提供宣誓服务吗? 

(Rule 11(2)(e)) Yes, a Commissioner for Oaths may refuse to provide his/her service when the Commissioner for Oaths has credible cause to suspect that the person before him/her is engaged in deception, fraud, duress or any illegal conduct. 

根据“宣誓规则”第11条第2款第e项规定,当宣誓官有可信的原因怀疑出席者从事或参与骗局,诈骗,威胁或任何非法活动,宣誓官可拒绝提供宣誓/认证服务。 

     5.       Can a Commissioner for Oaths affirm any pre-signed documents without the person being present?

在其签署者未出席的情况下,宣誓官能不能确认/宣誓在预先签署好的文件上? 

(Rule 11(2)) No. This is a serious breach of the duty of a Commissioner for Oaths. The person must be present and sign the documents in front of the Commissioner for Oaths. 

根据“宣誓规则”第11条第2款规定, 宣誓官是不允许在其签署者未出席的情况下,确认/宣誓在预先签署好的文件上。其举止是严重违反宣誓官的职责。所以签署者必须得出席及在宣誓官面前签署其文件。 

     6.       Can a Commissioner for Oaths go to the hospital or my office/house to affirm any document?

宣誓官可以到医院,公司或住所来宣誓/确认文件吗? 

(Rule15(1)(b)) The general rule is that a Commissioner for Oaths must only carry out his/her services at his/her approved office address. 

(Rule15(1)(2)) A Commissioner for Oaths may carry out his/her services at a venue different from his/her approved office address only in exceptional circumstances and with the prior approval of Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Malaysia. 

根据“宣誓规则”第15条第1款第b项规定,通例则为宣誓官只允许执行其服务于其指定的公司地址。 

根据“宣誓规则”第15条第1款第2项规定,宣誓官只有在特殊情况下并获得马来西亚联邦法院首席法官的事先批准,宣誓官则可执行其服务于不同的地点。 

      7.   I am asked to provide a certified true copy (CTC) of documents. Can a Commissioner for Oaths certify a document      as a true copy of the original?

我被要求提供证明文件的真实副本(CTC)。 宣誓官可以证明文件为原件的真实副本吗? 

(Circular dated 13th June 2005) No. A Commissioner for Oaths is not authorised to certify any document as a true copy of the original. 

【通函于2005年6月13日】不行。宣誓官无权将任何文件证明为原件的真实副本。 

     8.       Can a Commissioner for Oaths be a witness of a person’s execution of any agreement, letter or any documents?

宣誓官可以作为某人执行任何协议,信件或任何文件的见证人吗? 

(Circular dated 03rd November 2015) No. A Commissioner for Oaths is prohibited to be a witness of a person’s execution of any agreement, letter or any documents, unless permitted by the following laws :- 

【通函于2015年11月3日】不行。宣誓官被禁止作为任何人执行任何协议,信件或任何文件的见证人, 除非以下法律允许:- 

(i)    Form 1 and 2 under Section 3 (First Schedule) Power of Attorney Act 1949

《 1949年授权书法令》第3条(附表1)的表格1和2

(ii)   Money Lending Agreement under section 27(1) of the Moneylenders Act 1951

《 1951年放债人法》第27(1)条下的放债协议

(iii)  Guarantee Agreement under section 22 of the Hire Purchase Act 1967

《 1967年租购法》第22条的担保协议

(iv)  Memorandum and Title under section 97(1) of the Sabah Land Ordinance (Cap. 68)

《沙巴土地条例》(第68章)第97(1)条所指的备忘录和所有权

(v)   Certificate, under section 84(2) of the Legal Profession Act 1976

证书,根据1976年《法律职业法》第84(2)条 

     9.      Can a Commissioner for Oaths affirm any statutory declaration which does not conform to the Statutory Declaration      Act, 1960?

    宣誓官能不能确认任何不符合“1960年法定声明法”的法定声明吗? 

    (Circular dated 03rd November 2015) No. A Commissioner for Oaths is not allowed to affirm any statutory declaration which does not      conform to the format prescribed in the Statutory Declaration Act, 1960. The format can be found in the (Schedule of the            Statutory Declarations Act, 1960). 

    【通函于2015年11月3日】不行。宣誓官禁止确认任何不符合“1960年法定声明法”规定格式的法定声明。该格式可以在“1960年法定声明法”附表中找到。 

     10.     If two (2) or more persons are signing one (1) declaration/document, must they sign at the same time?

    当两个或多余两人在签署一个声明/文件,他们必须同时签名吗? 

Yes. All the persons signing the declaration/document must be present before the Commissioner for Oaths and sign the declaration/document at the same time. 

是。 所有签署声明/文件的人必须在宣誓官面前并同时在声明/文件上签字。 

     11.     Can a person represent a few other people or deponents named in a declaration?

在一份声明里能不能由一个人代表不同或更多的人? 

    No. A Commissioner for Oaths shall only affix his seal to any document when all deponents have signed the declaration/document in      his presence. 

    不可以。宣誓官只有在所有人都在场的情况下在声明/文件上签字后,方可在任何文件上加盖公章。 

   12. Can a child or a mentally disordered person make an oath?

    儿童或精神障碍者可以宣誓吗? 

(Rule 11(2)(b)) Yes, but the Commissioner for Oaths must ensure that the child understands the subject matter involving the oath. The child must also be present together with his/her family member. If the Commissioner for oaths is of the view that the subject matter involving the oath is prejudicial to the child’s benefit, the Commission for Oaths may refuse to undertake his function under Rule 11(2)(e); A mentally disordered person may make an oath if the mental disorder affecting the deponent is not continuous, and at the time of placing his signature on the document, he is of sound mind and understands the subject matter and nature of the oath.

可以,但是誓言专员必须确保孩子理解涉誓言的内容。孩子也必须在他/她的家人陪同。根据第11条第2款第e项规定,若誓言专员认为涉及誓言的内容不利于儿童的利益,宣誓官则可拒绝履行职责;精神障碍者可在其精神障碍不持续,头脑清晰与解涉及内容的情况下宣誓。 

   13. Can a person who is blind/deaf/mute/illiterate make an oath?

    失明/聋哑/文盲的人可以宣誓吗

   (Rule 11(2)(b)) Yes, but the Commissioner for Oaths must ensure that the deponent understands the subject matter and nature of        the oath after reading and explaining the contents of the documents together with the exhibits annexed.

根据第11条第2款第b项规定,可以,但宣誓官必须确保被告人在阅读并解释文件的内容以及所附的证物后,可理解宣誓书的内容和性质。 

   14. Can a Statutory Declaration be filled in with two different pens with different ink colours?

    法定声明是否可以用两种不同墨水颜色的笔填充?

   The Commission for Oaths Rules 2018 and the Statutory Declaration Act 1969 (Revised 2016) are silent on this matter. However, it      is advisable for the Statutory Declaration to be completed using a single ink colour and a single type of pen. This is to            prevent any suspicions with regards to the contents of the Statutory Declaration. It is also worth noting that the validity of        the affirmed documents is subject to the terms and conditions imposed by the issuing agency or government department.

《2018年宣誓局规则》和《 1969年法定声明法》(2016年修订)对此事保持中立。但是,建议使用单一墨水颜色和单一类型的笔来完成法定声明。这是为了防止任何人对法定声明的内容产生怀疑。有一点必须注意的是,文件被确认的有效性将取决于机构或政府部门所规定的条款和条件。 

   15. Can a Commissioner for Oaths assist a deponent to draft a Statutory Declaration and charge the deponent an          additional fee?

    宣誓官能不能协助被告人草拟法定声明书,并向被告人收取额外费用?

    No. A Commissioner for Oaths is prohibited from assisting a deponent to draft any documents. Thus, imposing an additional           fee for said service is also prohibited.

     不可以。宣誓官被禁止协助答辩人拟草任何文件。因此,对所述服务征收额外费用也是被禁止的。 

      16.     What are the fees/charges of a Commissioner for Oaths?

     宣誓官的收费是多少?

     (Rule 17 & 2nd Schedule) All fees/charges of a Commissioner for Oaths are prescribed. A Commissioner for Oaths cannot charge         anything above and beyond the prescribed fees/charges.

【第17条和附表2】宣誓官的所有费用均已订明。 宣誓官不能收取超出规定费用的任何费用。 

No.

编号

Type of document

文件类型

 

Rate of Fees (RM)

费用

1.

Original affidavit

原有誓章

10.00 for each deponent

一份10.00

2.

Exhibit referred to in the original affidavit

附在原有誓章的陈列

5.00 for each exhibit

一份 5.00

3.

Duplicate or copy of the affidavit

原有誓章(副本)

5.00 for each deponent

一份5.00

4.

Duplicate or copy of the exhibit

附在原有誓章的陈列(副本)

2.00 for each exhibit

一份2.00

5.

Document, affirmation, acknowledgement, deed or any other instrument

文件,确认书,承认书,契据或任何其他文书

10.00 for each document

一份10.00

6.

Duplicate or copy of the document, affirmation, acknowledgement, deed or any other instrument

文件,确认书,承认书,契据或任何其他文书(副本)

5.00 for each document

一份5.00


Pursuant to a clarification made by Federal Court of Malaysia, the fees/charges for a Statutory Declaration remains as RM4.00 for each declaration. 

   根据马来西亚联邦法院澄清,法定声明书的费用为每份RM4.00。 

     17.      What do I need to bring along when I see a Commissioner for Oaths?

    我必须携带什么若我需要宣誓官替我确认/宣誓?

    Apart from the documents which you require the Commissioner for Oaths to affirm, please bring your original identity document.

除了您需要宣誓官确认的文件以外,请带上您的身份证原件。 

     18.     Do I have to make an appointment?

    我需要预约吗?

    It is best that you make an appointment to see our Commissioner for Oaths.

You can call +60362053620 / +60362112206 or you can email us at askdonny@dwc.com.my or kathy@dwc.com.my

是的。若您想得到宣誓官的服务,请先向我们预约。

您可以拨打+603 6205 3620 / +603 2856 0252,也可以给我们发送电子邮件至askdonny@dwc.com.my / kathy@dwc.com.my

      19.     How long does it normally take for my document to be affirmed by the Commissioner for Oaths?

请问宣誓官确认/宣誓我的文件通常需要多长时间?

Depending on the type and nature of the documents, it would usually take about five (5) minutes.

    根据文档的类型和性质,通常大约需要五(5)分钟。