§ 43.4-406. Oath of Office.
Every elected officer, prior to assuming office, shall take and sign an oath or affirmation to support the Constitutions of the United States of America and of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and to perform the duties of his office with fidelity. The oath or affirmation of the Mayor may be taken before any judge or district justice of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the oath or affirmation of all other elected officers may be similarly taken or may be taken before the Mayor. No person shall be permitted to assume such office until the oath or affirmation, in written form, and his official certificate of election has been filed with the Municipal Secretary to be preserved among the records of the Municipality for four (4) years and then returned.
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