22 U.S. Code § 4200 - Certification of invoices generally
No consular officer shall certify any invoice unless he is satisfied that the person making oath thereto is the person he represents himself to be, that he is a credible person, and that the statements made under such oath are true; and he shall, thereupon, by his certificate, state that he was so satisfied.
Source(R.S. § 1715.)
R.S. § 1715 derived from act Aug. 18, 1856, ch. 127, § 27,11 Stat. 62.
Section was not enacted as part of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 which comprises this chapter.