Cal. Pen. Code § 123

Current through the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 123 - Materiality of false statement

It is no defense to a prosecution for perjury that the accused did not know the materiality of the false statement made by him; or that it did not, in fact, affect the proceeding in or for which it was made. It is sufficient that it was material, and might have been used to affect such proceeding.

Ca. Pen. Code § 123

Enacted 1872.