1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Penal
  4. Part 3: Specific Offenses
  5. Title K: Offenses Involving Fraud
  6. Article 170: Forgery and Related Offenses


Section 170.35 Criminal possession of a forged instrument; no defense

Penal (PEN)

  In any prosecution for criminal possession of a forged instrument, it is no defense that the defendant forged or participated in the forgery of the instrument in issue; provided that a person may not be convicted of both criminal possession of a forged instrument and forgery with respect to the same instrument.