DEPUTY SURVEYORS TO ADMINISTER OATHS Act of Apr. 4, 1803, P.L. 668, No. 186 Cl. 42 AN ACT To authorise Deputy Surveyors or Assistants to administer oaths to Chain Carriers. Section 1. Deputy surveyors to administer oath to chain carriers It shall be lawful for deputy surveyors, or their regularly authorized assistants, to administer an oath or affirmation to the persons employed as chain carriers, obliging each of them to the faithful performance of the duty of chain carriers. 1803, April 4, P.L. 668, 4 sm.l. 100, Sec. 1.