The department shall not suspend or revoke the license of any licensee for a violation of the provisions of this chapter or a rule adopted pursuant thereto unless he has committed, within a period of one year, at least three separate violations of the provisions of this chapter or of any rule adopted pursuant thereto, and the violations have been proved by any of the following methods:

(a) A conviction for misdemeanor.

Terms Used In California Business and Professions Code 25010

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • license: means license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Section 1000 or 3600. See California Business and Professions Code 23.7
  • Licensee: means any person authorized by a license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Sections 1000 and 3600. See California Business and Professions Code 23.8
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.

(b) A judgment in a civil suit for injunction as provided in this chapter.

(c) A finding of the department, if a hearing is held in accordance with Chapters 7 and 8 of this division.

(Amended by Stats. 1955, Ch. 447.)