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Wilfully stated

Conduct that is deliberate and intended.

For example: “I shall be liable to prosecution if I have wilfully stated anything which I know to be false, or do not believe to be true.”

Explanation attempts (84)

26 Oct 2012 15:44
quote A statement given without prompting. unquote
27 Oct 2012 12:43
quote Saying something deliberately and knowingly. unquote
28 Oct 2012 19:14
quote Chosen to not tell the whole truth or accurately represent what actually occurred. unquote
29 Oct 2012 12:19
quote I have stated with intent, I knew what I was saying and I intended to say it I ment what I said. unquote
30 Oct 2012 08:52
quote I think this means voluntarily saying something that is untrue, knowingly. unquote
30 Oct 2012 11:06
quote Deliberately said something clearly and expecting to be believed. (And in the above example the statement turns out to be false - and therefore a lie) unquote
30 Oct 2012 11:25
quote That the person has made the statement without being coerced unquote
30 Oct 2012 13:16
quote stated freely under no pressure or force from an outside party. unquote
30 Oct 2012 18:31
quote I think "wilfully stated" means I have deliberately said something which I am certain is wrong or untrue. That is I am deliberately lieing. I may be wrong and may give an incorrect statement but it is not my intention to do so. I am giving the correct facts as I know them. unquote
30 Oct 2012 19:11
quote With intent or purpose to lie or state truth in a given statement or description or explanation of events. unquote
30 Oct 2012 20:43
quote Deliberately stated false or inaccurate information, with intention to mislead. unquote
30 Oct 2012 22:46
quote This means that someone has deliberately lied to cause problems for another person. unquote
30 Oct 2012 23:07
quote Something stated intentionally. unquote
31 Oct 2012 12:36
quote said with intent unquote
31 Oct 2012 15:05
quote to have exaggerated or misled or lied to the jury/judge/prosecutors etc. with a statement or piece of evidence they have given in regards to the case. unquote
31 Oct 2012 17:41
quote When you state something out of free will unquote
31 Oct 2012 18:40
quote you have said something willingly without pressure from anyone else. unquote
31 Oct 2012 19:03
quote If a person declares something which they know to be false or dishonest with the intention of creating a particular result, for example telling a lie to ensure that somebody gets sentenced. unquote
31 Oct 2012 19:50
quote To say something on purpose unquote
1 Nov 2012 09:40
quote Voluntary give information on events witnessed as perceived unquote
1 Nov 2012 17:36
quote Made a statement freely without outside pressure unquote
1 Nov 2012 22:00
quote When someone states, in court or in a witness statement, their account of the situation, from their point of view. unquote
2 Nov 2012 09:43
quote Information given freely, without coercion unquote
20 Nov 2012 22:57
quote I suppose it to mean something that has been deliberately said (and written down in a legal statement). unquote
21 Nov 2012 01:15
quote Offered information willingly unquote
21 Nov 2012 09:34
quote Deliberately said something unquote
21 Nov 2012 09:53
quote You have declared something officially - in a statement which must be the truth unquote
21 Nov 2012 12:09
quote Something I have said and intended to say after deliberating carefully. Not something said off the cuff without thinking first. unquote
21 Nov 2012 13:28
quote Lied or told an incomplete truth unquote
21 Nov 2012 17:41
quote Believe to be true what you say unquote
21 Nov 2012 23:32
quote I freely and knowingly made a statement expecting it to be taken as the honest truth. unquote
11 Nov 2013 19:37
quote said something without being pressured into saying it by a different person or by a situation unquote
12 Nov 2013 13:53
quote Knowingly not told the truth, told a lie. unquote
13 Nov 2013 09:10
quote making a statement as a fact ratherf than possibly the case unquote
14 Nov 2013 20:45
quote I've said something of my own accord without being forced in any way unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:40
quote To wilfully state something would be to state something that you know is not true but you state it anyway at your own will. It is based purely on your own moral beliefs. unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:58
quote Spoken - or written - something without being forced to, i.e. of own will. unquote
14 Nov 2013 23:59
quote knowledgeably said something willingly in court which can be used as evidence and which you are aware everybody is relying on the truth of unquote
15 Nov 2013 03:25
quote If you have stated something truthfully and without pressure from someone else. unquote
15 Nov 2013 20:17
quote Have said something of their own volition unquote
15 Nov 2013 23:33
quote Stated something with your full consent. The statement which the person has given is completely true to their knowledge. unquote
16 Nov 2013 18:28
quote giving a statement voluntarily under no duress unquote
16 Nov 2013 20:37
quote In this context, 'wilfully stated' refers to the intent to knowingly lie or provide false information to the court. unquote
16 Nov 2013 23:22
quote Stating something yourself without any pressure unquote
17 Nov 2013 11:51
quote made a statement that you have given by freely given and to the best of your knowledge is truthful. unquote
17 Nov 2013 12:47
quote Said without any coercion to do so. unquote
17 Nov 2013 17:01
quote If you have stated something that you know is not true. You have actively lied, knowing you have lied. You have perverting the course of justice. unquote
17 Nov 2013 17:16
quote done so with free will. your own choice to do so. unquote
17 Nov 2013 19:17
quote means that a person has made a statement which they are whole heartedly supporting as truth. unquote
17 Nov 2013 20:08
quote When you tell someone a piece of information and you chose to tell them that. unquote
17 Nov 2013 21:21
quote If someone knowingly says something that is not true unquote
17 Nov 2013 22:13
quote to say things opposite to the known truth. unquote
17 Nov 2013 22:21
quote stated something I meant unquote
17 Nov 2013 22:29
quote purposefully said unquote
18 Nov 2013 20:03
quote If a witness or similar person has made a false statement and are aware that the statement that they have made is untrue and the statement is made in order to deceive. unquote
18 Nov 2013 20:55
quote Stated something by choice unquote
18 Nov 2013 21:50
quote Stated with knowing intention. For example, wilfully stating something untrue would be lying, whereas simply stating something untrue may not be. In the first case, the intention is to state something untrue; in the second it might be that something untrue was stated, but the person intended their statement to be truthful. Since the example usage above already includes 'do not believe to be true' I suppose that wilfully stating something untrue is more than simply stating something one believes to be untrue, unless it's pleonastic. The difference might be illustrated by the following example. Someone can state something that they believe to be untrue, but wouldn't be willfully stating something they believe to be untrue--or lying--if they did not believe *that* they believed it to be untrue. This could work in one of two ways that this could work. The first could be simply that our own mental states and beliefs are not always transparent to us. We can forget or not be aware of a piece of information--a certain belief-- that we have, which we later recall or become aware of again. However, we wouldn't say in this case that the person stopped having the belief during the period of forgetfulness or non-awareness and then gained it again later. Rather, it seems more natural to say that they ceased to believe that they had such a belief. So it seems there is at least some distinction to be made between believing something and believing that you believe it. Wilfully stating something that you believe to be untrue, or misleading, or obscurantist, or whatever, is at least stating something that you believe that you believe to be so. The second is that otherwise a certain ignorance can prevent someone identifying their beliefs correctly through no fault of their own. For example, I may believe that Darth Vader isn't my father. I'm not aware, however, that Anakin is Darth Vader. If I'm asked whether Anakin's my father, and I reply 'Yes', it could be argued that I have stated something I believe to be false, since Darth Vader is Anakin, and so the fact that Anakin is my father is the same fact as Vader being so, and I believe this to be false. However, I couldn't reasonably be accused of lying. Willful stating rules out this sort of scenario, if it's coherent. unquote
19 Nov 2013 09:56
quote The person charged states everything without pressure from legal officials. unquote
19 Nov 2013 09:59
quote To have stated everything that you believe to be true and not falsified any evidence before the start of the trial. unquote
24 Nov 2013 10:36
quote You know and understand what your saying and actions are unquote
29 Oct 2014 14:27
quote Said something by choice, of their own accord, with no outside force acting on their staement unquote
3 Nov 2014 23:02
quote I have said and beleive this to be true unquote
4 Nov 2014 19:58
quote So they have sworn on oath with a statement and can not go back on their word as they will be prosecuted otherwise unquote
7 Nov 2014 12:09
quote To say something that you know is definitely true. Willfully = definite. Stated = to say. unquote
7 Nov 2014 20:39
quote Chosen to give your version of events without being harassed or forced into it. unquote
8 Nov 2014 14:20
quote What you have said to be true unquote
10 Nov 2014 10:22
quote making a statement that the subject knows to be untrue unquote
10 Nov 2014 23:25
quote said with a purpose unquote
11 Nov 2014 02:10
quote Something that you have said that you confidently believe yourself that it is true. unquote
11 Nov 2014 16:33
quote knowing full well what you have said unquote
11 Nov 2014 16:34
quote Voluntarily said/written unquote
27 Oct 2015 21:35
quote Stated without being forced to do so unquote
29 Oct 2015 19:33
quote If you have deliberately told a lie. unquote
4 Nov 2015 18:02
quote Said without any prejudice unquote
10 Nov 2015 21:39
quote Similar to willingly. As in chosen to lie in the example unquote
18 Nov 2015 17:45
quote You're true account of the event. Not giving any false information unquote
21 Nov 2015 11:22
quote Holding back on stating what you truly feel unquote
23 Nov 2015 09:42
quote Wilfully stated would mean anything said in supposed truth, wilfully, within the criminal law system. unquote
14 Nov 2016 17:22
quote A phase or word said in a manor which gives a determined impression. unquote
14 Nov 2016 18:42
quote Wilfully stated I feel means the act of lying about something whilst fully knowing that they are doing that. They have been willing to lie with the intention to have a positive outcome. unquote
14 Nov 2016 20:16
quote A statement that is said WITH INTENT unquote
14 Nov 2016 20:45
quote Said something on purpose unquote
14 Nov 2016 22:27
quote To say whatever you want or whatever comes to you. unquote
16 Nov 2016 14:50
quote Stated when not under oath unquote

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