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TITLE 1 - OF THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF EVIDENCE | Califonrnia Code of Civil Procedure - CCP | Section 1858.

1858. In the construction of a statute or instrument, the office of the Judge is simply to ascertain and declare what is in terms or in substance contained therein, not to insert what has been omitted, or to omit what has been inserted; and where there are several provisions or particulars, such a construction is, if possible, to be adopted as will give effect to all.

(Enacted 1872.)

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