Section 31-2A-30

(Article 30.) Charges and specifications.

(a) Charges and specifications shall be signed by a person subject to this code under oath before a commissioned officer authorized by Section 31-2A-136(a) (Article 136(a)) to administer oaths and shall state both of the following:

(1) That the signer has personal knowledge of, or has investigated, the matters set forth therein.

(2) That the charges and specifications are true in fact to the best of the signer's knowledge and belief.

(b) Upon the preferring of charges, the proper authority shall take immediate steps to determine what disposition should be made thereof in the interest of justice and discipline, and the person accused shall be informed of the charges as soon as practicable.

(Act 2012-334, p. 790, §1.)