Unsworn falsification to authorities, (2C:28-3)

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2C:28-3.   Unsworn falsification to authorities
      a.  Statements  “Under Penalty.”     A person commits a crime of the fourth degree if he makes a written false statement which he does not believe to be true, on or pursuant to a form bearing notice, authorized by law, to the effect that false statements made therein are punishable.

      b.  In general.    A person commits a disorderly persons offense if, with  purpose to mislead a public servant in performing his function, he:

    (1) Makes any written false statement which he does not believe to be true;

     (2) Purposely creates a false impression in a written application for any pecuniary or other benefit, by omitting information necessary to prevent statements therein from being misleading;

    (3) Submits or invites reliance on any writing which he knows to be forged,  altered or otherwise lacking in authenticity;  or

    (4) Submits or invites reliance on any sample, specimen, map, boundary-mark,  or other object which he knows to be false.

      c.  Perjury provisions applicable.    Subsections c. and d. of section 2C:28-1 and subsection c. of 2C:28-2 apply to the present section.

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