Chapter 16 OFFENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS*
Section 16-194 Proof of falsity of statements.
No person shall be convicted of a violation of sections 16-191,
16-192 or 16-193 based upon
the making of a false statement except upon proof of the falsity of the statement by:
(a) The direct evidence of two (2)
(b) The direct evidence of one witness
together with strongly corroborating circumstances;
(c) Demonstrative evidence which conclusively
proves the falsity of the statement; or
(d) A directly contradictory statement
by the defendant under oath together with
(1) The direct
evidence of one witness; or
corroborating circumstances; or
(e) A judicial admission by the defendant
that he made the statement knowing it was false.
An admission, which is not a judicial admission, by the defendant that he made the statement
knowing it was false may constitute strongly corroborating circumstances.
(Code 1964, § 7.895)
State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 575.070.