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Part Two The New Mexico Constitution and Commentary, Art.XX Miscellaneous

From: The New Mexico State Constitution

Charles E. Smith

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 31 July 2021

Every person elected or appointed to any office shall, before entering upon his duties, take and subscribe to an oath or affirmation that he will support the constitution of the United States and the constitution and laws of this state, and that he will faithfully and impartially discharge the duties of his office to the best of his ability. This provision requires that state officers take an oath of office before assuming their duties. The elements the oath should entail are presented here, but these are not presented to be the words required in such an oath. A...
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