If any person applying for a civil union license under this chapter knowingly makes false answers to any of the inquiries of the person issuing the license, after having been sworn or affirmed to answer truly, said person shall be guilty of perjury, and if any person executing papers under this chapter executes them falsely, said person shall be subject to such penalties as the Court may impose. The Superior Court shall have exclusive original jurisdiction over all proceedings for violations of this section.
Terms Used In Delaware Code Title 13 Sec. 210
- Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
- Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
- Civil union: means a legal union between 2 individuals of the same sex established pursuant to this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 13 Sec. 201
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.