false instrument

A forged instrument; a counterfeit instrument; an instrument which carries on its face the semblance of that for which it is counterfeited. People v Bendit, 111 Cal 274, 43 P 901.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • false instrument — A counterfeit; one made in the similitude of a genuine instrument and purporting on its face to be such. See also counterfeit false making forgery …   Black's law dictionary

  • false — adj 1: not genuine, authentic, or legitimate compare counterfeit 2 a: not true or correct; esp: intentionally or knowingly untrue or incorrect injured by false accusations b: intended to mislead or deceive: decept …   Law dictionary

  • False precision — (also called overprecision, fake precision, misplaced precision and spurious accuracy) occurs when numerical data are presented in a manner that implies better precision than is actually the case; since precision is a limit to accuracy, this… …   Wikipedia

  • false demonstration — An inaccurate or erroneous description of an individual or item in a written instrument. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. false demonstration An inaccurate or erroneous de …   Law dictionary

  • False alarm — For a more generic meaning, see False positive. For other uses, see False alarm (disambiguation). A false alarm, also called a nuisance alarm, is the phony report of an emergency, causing unnecessary panic and/or bringing resources (such as… …   Wikipedia

  • Instrument approach — Terminal procedures for an ILS approach in the United States. (The disclaimers shown in red in the illustration do not appear on the original approach plate.) For aircraft operating under instrument flight rules (IFR), an instrument approach or… …   Wikipedia

  • false glide slope — A characteristic of the glide slope portion of the ILS (instrument landing system), in which one or more false glide slopes at different angles to the horizontal occur well above the true glide slope. This is because of a radiation pattern of the …   Aviation dictionary

  • false demonstration — An erroneous description of a person or thing in a written instrument. Where description of person or thing in will is partly true and partly false, if part which is true describes subject or object of gift with sufficient certainty, untrue part… …   Black's law dictionary

  • false making — As applied to the crime of forgery, the making of a writing which falsely purports to be the writing of a person other than the writer. People v Bendit, 111 Cal 274, 43 P 901. Not to change or form an instrument to resemble an existing genuine… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • false making — An essential element of forgery, where material alteration is not involved. Term has reference to manner in which writing is made or executed rather than to its substance or effect. A falsely made instrument is one that is fictitious, not genuine …   Black's law dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.