California Evidence Code Division 4 - Judicial Notice

  • Section 450.
    Judicial notice may not be taken of any matter unless authorized or required by law.(Enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299.)
  • Section 451.
    Judicial notice shall be taken of the following:(a) The decisional, constitutional, and public statutory law of this state and of the United States and the...
  • Section 452.
    Judicial notice may be taken of the following matters to the extent that they are not embraced within Section 451:(a) The decisional, constitutional, and statutory...
  • Section 452.5.
    (a) The official acts and records specified in subdivisions (c) and (d) of Section 452 include any computer-generated official court records, as specified by the...
  • Section 453.
    The trial court shall take judicial notice of any matter specified in Section 452 if a party requests it and:(a) Gives each adverse party sufficient...
  • Section 454.
    (a) In determining the propriety of taking judicial notice of a matter, or the tenor thereof:(1) Any source of pertinent information, including the advice of...
  • Section 455.
    With respect to any matter specified in Section 452 or in subdivision (f) of Section 451 that is of substantial consequence to the determination of...
  • Section 456.
    If the trial court denies a request to take judicial notice of any matter, the court shall at the earliest practicable time so advise the...
  • Section 457.
    If a matter judicially noticed is a matter which would otherwise have been for determination by the jury, the trial court may, and upon request...
  • Section 458.
    The failure or refusal of the trial court to take judicial notice of a matter, or to instruct the jury with respect to the matter,...
  • Section 459.
    (a) The reviewing court shall take judicial notice of (1) each matter properly noticed by the trial court and (2) each matter that the trial...
  • Section 460.
    Where the advice of persons learned in the subject matter is required in order to enable the court to take judicial notice of a matter,...

Last modified: September 9, 2016