2019 Georgia Code
Title 44 - Property
Chapter 2 - Recordation and Registration of Deeds and Other Instruments
Article 2 - Land Registration
Part 1 - In General
§ 44-2-45. Fraud or false entries by sheriffs and deputies; penalties

Universal Citation: GA Code § 44-2-45 (2019)

Any sheriff, deputy sheriff, or other person performing the duties of the office of sheriff who knowingly and fraudulently makes any false entry or return in connection with any matter arising under this article or who fraudulently conspires with any person or persons to defraud any other person or persons through this article shall be guilty of a felony and shall be removed from office and be permanently disqualified from holding any public office in this state and shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than ten years.


Ga. L. 1917, p. 108, § 85; Code 1933, § 60-9904.

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