false answer


false answer
A criminal offense in wilfully giving a false answer to a question propounded by a taker of the federal census. 14 Am J2d Census § 9. Perjury by a witness. 41 Am J1st Perj § 2.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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