California Public Resources Code General Provisions
- Section 1.
This act shall be known as the Public Resources Code.(Enacted By Stats. 1939, Ch. 93.)
- Section 2.
The provisions of this code, in so far as they are substantially the same as existing provisions relating to the same subject matter, shall be...
- Section 3.
All persons who, at the time this code goes into effect, hold office under any of the acts repealed by this code, which offices are...
- Section 4.
No action or proceeding commenced before this code takes effect, and no right accrued, is affected by the provisions of this code, but all procedure...
- Section 5.
Unless the context otherwise requires, the general provisions hereinafter set forth shall govern the construction of this code.(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 93.)
- Section 6.
Division, part, chapter, article, and section headings contained herein shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify or in any manner affect the scope, meaning,...
- Section 7.
Whenever, by the provisions of this code, an administrative power is granted to a public officer or a duty imposed upon such an officer, the...
- Section 8.
Writing includes any form of recorded message capable of comprehension by ordinary visual means. Whenever any notice, report, statement or record is required by this...
- Section 9.
Whenever any reference is made to any portion of this code or of any other law of this State, such reference shall apply to all...
- Section 10.
Section means a section of this code unless some other statute is specifically mentioned.(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 93.)
- Section 11.
The present tense includes the past and future tenses; and the future the present.(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 93.)
- Section 12.
The masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter.(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 93.)
- Section 13.
The singular number includes the plural, and the plural the singular.(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 93.)
- Section 14.
County includes city and county. (Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 93.)
- Section 15.
Shall is mandatory and may is permissive.(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 93.)
- Section 16.
Oath includes affirmation.(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 93.)
- Section 17.
Signature or subscription includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer s or subscriber s name being written near the mark...
- Section 18.
If any provison of this code, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid the remainder of the code, and the...
Last modified: September 9, 2016