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California Evidence Code Section 2

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2.  The rule of the common law, that statutes in derogation thereof
are to be strictly construed, has no application to this code. This
code establishes the law of this state respecting the subject to
which it relates, and its provisions are to be liberally construed
with a view to effecting its objects and promoting justice.


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