THE STATE AND ITS GOVERNMENT
21:25 Sworn; Public Officers.
The word ""sworn,'' when applied to public officers required by the constitution to take oaths therein prescribed, shall refer to those oaths; when applied to other officers it shall mean sworn to the faithful discharge of the duties of their offices before a justice of the peace, or other person authorized to administer official oaths in such cases.
Source. GS 1:24. GL 1:24. PS 2:25. PL 2:25. RL 7:25.