Except as provided in subsection (5) of this section, a citation conforming to the requirements of this section must be used by enforcement officers for all violations. The citation may contain other language in addition to the language specified in this section.
The complaint shall contain a form of certificate in which the enforcement officer must certify, under the penalties provided in ORS 153.990 (Penalty for false certification), that the enforcement officer has sufficient grounds to believe, and does believe, that the person named in the complaint committed the violation specified in the complaint. A certificate conforming to this subsection shall be deemed equivalent of a sworn complaint. [1999 c.1051 §13; 2005 c.566 §2]