§ 1 This act shall be known as the Business and Professions Code.
§ 2 The provisions of this code in so far as they are substantially the …
§ 3 All persons who, at the time this code goes into effect, hold office …
§ 4 No action or proceeding commenced before this code takes effect, and …
§ 5 No rights given by any license or certificate under any act repealed …
§ 6 All persons who, at the time this code goes into effect, are entitled …
§ 7 Any conviction for a crime under any act repealed by this code, which …
§ 7.5 (a) A conviction within the meaning of this code means a …
§ 8 Unless the context otherwise requires, the general provisions …
§ 9 Division, part, chapter, article and section headings contained …
§ 10 Whenever, by the provisions of this code, a power is granted to a …
§ 11 Writing includes any form of recorded message capable of …
§ 12 Whenever any reference is made to any portion of this code or of any …
§ 12.5 Whenever in any provision of this code authority is granted to issue …
§ 13 The term “materia medica” as used in this code or in any initiative …
§ 14 The present tense includes the past and future tenses; and the …
§ 14.1 The Legislature hereby declares its intent that the terms “man” or …
§ 14.2 “Spouse” includes “registered domestic partner,” as required by …
§ 15 “Section” means a section of this code unless some other statute is …
§ 16 The singular number includes the plural, and the plural the singular.
§ 17 “County” includes city and county.
§ 18 “City” includes city and county.
§ 19 “Shall” is mandatory and “may” is permissive.
§ 20 “Oath” includes affirmation.
§ 21 “State” means the State of California, unless applied to the …
§ 22 “Board,” as used in any provision of this code, refers to the board …
§ 23 “Department,” unless otherwise defined, refers to the Department of …
§ 23.5 “Director,” unless otherwise defined, refers to the Director of …
§ 23.6 “Appointing power,” unless otherwise defined, refers to the Director …
§ 23.7 Unless otherwise expressly provided, “license” means license, …
§ 23.8 “Licensee” means any person authorized by a license, certificate, …
§ 23.9 Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, any individual who, …
§ 24 If any provision of this code, or the application thereof, to any …
§ 25 Any person applying for a license, registration, or the first renewal …
§ 26 Wherever, pursuant to this code, any state department, officer, …
§ 27 (a) Each entity specified in subdivisions (c), (d), and (e) …
§ 27.6 The successor agency to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and …
§ 28 (a) The Legislature finds that there is a need to ensure that …
§ 29 (a) The Board of Psychology and the Board of Behavioral Sciences …
§ 29.5 In addition to other qualifications for licensure prescribed by the …
§ 30 (a) (1) Notwithstanding any other law, any board, as …
§ 31 (a) As used in this section, “board” means any entity listed in …
§ 32 (a) The Legislature finds that there is a need to ensure that …
§ 35 It is the policy of this state that, consistent with the provision of …
§ 40 (a) Subject to the standards described in Section 19130 of the …