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e-CFR Data is current as of November 25, 2014

Title 17Chapter IPart 2 → §2.3


Title 17: Commodity and Securities Exchanges
PART 2—OFFICIAL SEAL


§2.3   Prohibitions against misuse of seal.

(a) Fraudulently or wrongfully affixing or impressing the Seal to or upon any certificate, instrument, document or paper or with knowledge of its fraudulent character, or with wrongful or fraudulent intent, using, buying, procuring, selling or transferring to another any such paper is punishable under section 1017 of title 18, U.S. Code.

(b) Falsely making, forging, counterfeiting, mutilating, or altering the Seal, or knowingly using a fraudulent or altered Seal or possessing any such Seal knowingly is punishable under section 506 of title 18, U.S. Code.



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