Section 463 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria. Definitions

In this Division of this part of this Code unless the context otherwise requires

[L.N. 112 of 1964.]

"bank note" includes any negotiable instrument issued by or on behalf of any person or corporation in any part of the world, or issued by the authority of any State, province, or government, and intended to be used as equivalent to money, either immediately on issue or at any time afterwards: it also includes a bank bill or bank post bill, currency note or any note (by whatever name called) which is legal tender in the country in which it is issued;

"document" includes a register or register‐book, or part of either, and any book, and any paper, parchment, or other material whatever, used for writing or printing, which is marked with any letters or marks denoting words, or with any other signs capable of conveying a definite meaning to persons conversant with them; but does not include trade marks on articles of commerce;

"seal" includes any stamp, die, or other thing, of whatever material, from which an impression can be taken by means of pressure, or of ink, or by any other means;

"writing" includes an inscription on wood, stone, metal, or other material; it also includes a mere signature and a mark of any kind.

Section 463 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria

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