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|French to English translations [PRO]|
Law/Patents / court docs: affidavits/ affirmations
|French term or phrase: déclaration d'honneur|
|U.S. English only|
Context: list of exhibits to application for reduction in spousal support under U.S. divorce decree
|declaration on one's honour|
or 'declaration on one's honour'. A declaration is a formal written statement, resembling an affidavit but not notarized or sworn to, that attests to facts known by the declarant (Black's Law Dictionary". For example, to obtain a carte de séjour in France, the supporting documents normally have to be stamped by a French Consulate, but for a EU or Icelandic national 'a statement on one's honour is enough' ['une déclaration sur l'honneur suffit'].
In a tender document, under anti-corruption rules, a 'declaration on one's honour' is required; if it is found to be false, the sanctions specified will be imposed.
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I would NOT use sworn statement but rather affidavit....an assertion that is given
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