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SECTION 208
Affirmation of complaints
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 2, ARTICLE 2
§ 208. Affirmation of complaints. Where a traffic summons has been
served by a police officer, police cadet or bridge and tunnel officers
employed by the triborough bridge and tunnel authority in cases of
violations of any provision of this chapter, except title eleven, or of
any ordinance, rule or regulation enacted pursuant thereto or pursuant
to any other law relating to traffic, any chief, deputy chief, captain,
lieutenant or acting lieutenant, or sergeant or acting sergeant of a
police department, or any sheriff, undersheriff, chief deputy, deputy
sergeant or deputy in charge of a road patrol maintained by any sheriff
in any county to whom the service of the traffic summons is reported, is
hereby authorized to administer to such police officer, police cadet or
bridge and tunnel officer employed by the triborough bridge and tunnel
authority all necessary oaths in connection with the execution of the
complaint to be presented in court by such police officer, police cadet
or bridge and tunnel officer employed by the triborough bridge and
tunnel authority in the prosecution of such offense, but a complaint
need not be verified provided it shall be affirmed under penalty of
perjury.