2021 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 10 - Offenses Against Public Administration
Article 1 - Abuse of Governmental Office
§ 16-10-8. False Official Certificates or Writings by Officers or Employees of State and Political Subdivisions

Universal Citation: GA Code § 16-10-8 (2021)

An officer or employee of the state or any political subdivision thereof or other person authorized by law to make or give a certificate or other writing who knowingly makes and delivers such a certificate or writing containing any statement which he knows to be false shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than five years.

(Ga. L. 1959, p. 34, § 16; Code 1933, § 26-2311, enacted by Ga. L. 1968, p. 1249, § 1.)

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 63C Am. Jur. 2d, Public Officers and Employees, § 369 et seq.

C.J.S.

- 37 C.J.S., Forgery, § 27. 67 C.J.S., Officers and Public Employees, § 362.

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