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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 043 : Forgery and Counterfeiting

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 1815)
  • § 1815. Description of paper forged or counterfeited

    In a complaint, information, or indictment for forgery or counterfeiting, or for uttering and publishing as true an instrument, document, or paper which may be the subject of the offense of forgery or counterfeiting, it shall be sufficient to describe such instrument, document, or paper by the name or designation by which it is usually known or by the purport thereof, without setting forth a copy or facsimile or otherwise describing the same or its value. A misnaming of such instrument, document, or paper shall not affect the cause, provided, that as set forth, the same appears to be any one of the instruments, documents, or papers that is made a subject of the offense of forgery or counterfeiting.