COUNTY CLERKS AUTHORIZED TO ADMINISTER OATHS Act of Mar. 11, 1909, P.L. 13, No. 8 Cl. 16 AN ACT Empowering clerks, designated by county controllers, to administer oaths and affirmations. Compiler's Note: Section 1051 of Act 447 of 1929 provided that Act 8 is repealed except insofar as it relates to counties of the first class. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That from and after the passage of this act, the county controllers in the various counties of this Commonwealth may appoint one or more clerks, employed in their respective offices, to administer oaths and affirmations, to all persons pertaining to the business or conducting of said controller's office, with the same force and effect as if administered by the said controller or deputy controller.