§ 1 This act shall be known as the Government Code
§ 2 The provisions of this code in so far as they are substantially…
§ 3 All persons who at the time this code takes effect, hold office…
§ 4 No action or proceeding commenced before this code takes effect,…
§ 5 Unless the provision or the context otherwise requires, these…
§ 6 Title, division, part, chapter, article, and section headings do…
§ 7 Whenever a power is granted to, or a duty is imposed upon, a…
§ 7.5 Whenever, by any law, the director of any state department is…
§ 7.6 (a) If by law, any officer whose office is created by the…
§ 7.7 The provisions of Sections 7.5 and 7.6 do not affect or modify…
§ 7.8 Notwithstanding anything in this code to the contrary, the…
§ 7.9 (a) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the…
§ 7.9a At the request of the Controller, two employees of that…
§ 8 Writing includes any form of recorded message capable of…
§ 9 Whenever reference is made to any portion of this code or of any…
§ 10 “Section” means a section of this code unless some other…
§ 11 The present tense includes the past and future tenses; and the…
§ 12 The masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter
§ 12.5 The Legislature hereby declares its intent that the terms…
§ 13 The singular number includes the plural, and the plural the…
§ 14 “Shall” is mandatory and “may” is permissive
§ 15 “Oath” includes affirmation
§ 16 “Signature” or “subscription” includes mark when the signer or…
§ 16.5 (a) In any written communication with a public entity, as…
§ 17 “Person” includes any person, firm, association, organization,…
§ 18 “State” means the State of California, unless applied to the…
§ 19 “County” includes city and county
§ 20 “City” includes “city and county” and “incorporated town,” but…
§ 21 “Town” includes “unincorporated town” and “village.”
§ 22 “Process” includes a writ or summons issued in the course of…
§ 23 If any provision of this code, or the application thereof to…
§ 24 The Legislature hereby declares its intent that the term…
§ 25 (a) For purposes of this code, “assessed value” means 25…
§ 26 For the purposes of this code, “recycled water” or “reclaimed…