PUBLIC OFFICERS IN GENERAL
OATH OF OFFICE
59-407. Inability to appear — Taking oath. Whenever any elective state official shall be unable to appear for the taking of his oath as provided for in this code, for any reason, including his being a member of the armed forces of the United States, he may be sworn in and may take his oath wherever he may be, before an officer duly authorized to administer oath and if any person duly elected to a state elective position be in the armed forces of the United States of America at the time for taking his oath as provided in this chapter, he may appear before any person qualified to administer an oath, as prescribed in section 51-113, Idaho Code, and may take the oath of office provided for in section 59-401, Idaho Code, and the oath shall have the same force and effect as though it were taken before an officer, legally granted the right to administer oaths within the state of Idaho.
[(59-407) I.C.A., sec. 57-407, added 1945, ch. 164, sec. 2, p. 245; am. 2017, ch. 192, sec. 15, p. 458.]
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