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Text of the oath and affirmation

Oath

“I swear by Almighty God that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, her heirs and successors, according to law. So help me God.”

Affirmation

“I do solemnly, sincerely, and truly declare and affirm, that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, her heirs and successors, according to law.”

The Journal Office can supply copies of the text Cornish, Scottish Gaelic, Ulster Scots or Welsh.