Part 205, Chapter 1
Subject: Authorization to Administer Oaths
You are hereby authorized to administer the oath of office to persons entering
the Government service and to execute jurats in application forms relating to
When administering an oath or executing a jurat, you should add to your
signature your position title, the name of the bureau, and the notation "5
U.S.C. 2903." The notation, however, is unnecessary on SF-61, Appointment
Unless sooner terminated by administrative faction, this authority will expire upon the termination of your services.