§ 1 False or forged records, certificates, returns, attestations and other writings
§ 2 Railroad or admission tickets, passes or badges
§ 3 Seal of land court; stamping documents without authority
§ 4 Railroad company stamp; forging or using without authority
§ 5 Uttering false or forged records, deeds or other writings
§ 6 Uttering a forged railroad or admission ticket, pass or badge
§ 7 False or forged note, certificate or other bill of credit issued for debt of commonwealth
§ 8 False, forged or counterfeited bank bill, note or traveller’s check
§ 9 Possession of ten or more of false, forged or counterfeited notes or bills
§ 10 Uttering, passing or tendering false, forged or counterfeited note, certificate, bill or traveller’s check
§ 11 Common utterers of counterfeit bills
§ 12 Possession of false, forged or counterfeit bills, notes or traveller’s checks
§ 13 Tools or material for making false, forged or counterfeited notes, certificates, bills or traveller’s checks
§ 14 Evidence relative to forged or counterfeited bank or institution bills or notes
§ 15 Certificates of certain officials of the United States, a state or territory, as evidence
§ 16 Fictitious signatures of corporate officers or agents
§ 17 Counterfeiting coin; possession of ten or more pieces of false money
§ 18 Possession of less than ten pieces of counterfeit coin; uttering, passing or tendering in payment
§ 19 Common utterers of counterfeit coin
§ 20 Tools for making counterfeit coin
§ 21 Notes, bills, orders or checks as currency
§ 22 Notes, bills, orders or checks for less than five dollars, as currency
§ 23 Bank notes or bills for a fraction of a dollar
§ 24 Connecting parts of instruments
§ 25 Damaging or impairing bank bills or notes
§ 26 Gathering or retaining bank bills or notes
§ 27 Possession of worthless bank bills or notes
§ 28 Uttering, passing or tendering worthless bank bills or notes
§ 29 Shop bills or advertisements similar to bank bills or treasury notes or other United States Securities
§ 30 Seizure of false, forged or counterfeit bills, notes or bonds or counterfeiter’s tools; destruction; return
§ 31 Compensation to prosecutors and officers

Terms Used In Massachusetts General Laws > Chapter 267

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.