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SECTION 392
False statements, alteration of records or substitution in connection with any examination
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 3, ARTICLE 12
§ 392. False statements, alteration of records or substitution in
connection with any examination. Any person knowingly making a false
statement in an application for any document issued by the commissioner
or in any proof or statement in writing in connection with such an
application, or who shall deceive or substitute or cause another to
deceive or substitute in connection with any examination hereunder, or
who shall wilfully alter a number plate (except for restoration purposes
pursuant to schedule G of subdivision seven of section four hundred one
of this chapter), or make a material alteration on any document issued
pursuant to this chapter, or unlawfully use a validating device on a
certificate of registration, license or any other form, shall be guilty
of a misdemeanor. A person who operates a motor vehicle upon the public
highway displaying or using any document that he or she knows has been
obtained in violation of this section, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
Nothing contained in this section shall prohibit the imposition of a
charge of any other offense set forth in this chapter or any other
provision of law for any acts arising out of the same incident.