162. Verification of petition.

The petition must be verified by a statement of truth1If the petition relates to debts2 to different creditors, the debts to each creditor must be separately verified3.

A statement of truth which is not contained in or indorsed upon the petition which it verifies must be sufficient to identify the petition and must contain the name of the debtor, the name of the petitioner and the court or hearing centre in which the petition is to be presented4.

The statement of truth must be authenticated and dated by or on behalf of the petitioner