§61-5-2. False swearing defined.
To wilfully swear falsely, under oath or affirmation lawfully
administered, in a trial of the witness or any other person for a
felony, concerning a matter or thing not material, and on any
occasion other than a trial for a felony, concerning any matter or
thing material or not material, or to procure another person to do
so, is false swearing and is a misdemeanor.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.