Every person who shall engrave, form, make, or mend, or begin to engrave, form, make, or mend any plate, stone, paper, rolling press, or other instrument or material devised, adapted, and designed for the stamping, forging, or making any false, forged, and counterfeited bank bill or note, in imitation of bank bills or notes which have been or shall be issued by any bank which is or hereafter may be established as a bank in this state or elsewhere, or shall have in his or her possession or custody any plate or stone engraved in any part, or any paper, rolling press, or other instrument or material devised, adapted, or designed as provided in this section, with intent to use and employ it or to cause or permit it to be used and employed in making any false and counterfeited bank bill or note, shall be imprisoned not exceeding ten (10) years nor less than two (2) years.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 280, § 5; G.L. 1909, ch. 346, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 398, § 5; G.L. 1938, ch. 609, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 11-17-5.)
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 11-17-5
- person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6.