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  491.380.  Competency of witnesses, how determined — oath of witnesses. — 1.  If a witness, on being produced, shall be objected to as incompetent, such objection shall be tried and determined by the associate circuit judge.

  2.  Every person offered as a witness, before any testimony shall be given by him, shall be duly sworn, or affirmed, that the evidence he shall give relating to the matter in issue between ______, plaintiff, and ______, defendant, shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.


(RSMo 1939 § 2658, A.L. 1945 p. 765 § 94)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 2272; 1919 § 2822; 1909 § 7499

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