Gárda Síochána (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1923


Form of Declaration.

“I_________do solemnly and sincerely before God declare and affirm and my word and honour pledge that I will be faithful to the utmost of my ability in my employnent by the Ard-Chomhairle of Saorstát Eireann in the office of__________ in the Gárda Síochána and that I will render good and true service and obedience to Saorstát Eireann and its constitution and government as by law established, without favour or affection, fear, malice or ill-will, and that I will see and cause the peace to be kept and preserved; and that I will prevent to the best of my power all offences against the same, and that while I shall continue to hold the said office, I will to the best of my knowledge discharge all the duties thereof faithfully according to law, and that I do not now belong and that I will not while I hold the said office, join, belong, or subscribe to any political society whatsoever, or to any Secret Society whatsoever.”