Jurisdiction: Ireland Ireland

A form of words by which a person calls his/her god to witness that what he says is the truth, or that what he/she promises to do he will do.

Source: Glossary of Legal Terms, The Courts Service of Ireland
Jurisdiction: New Zealand New Zealand

A solemn declaration, accompanied by swearing to God, that one’s statement is true before a person who has authority to administer it.

Source: Glossary of Legal Terms, New Zealand Ministry of Justice