§ 1 This act shall be known as the Corporations Code.
§ 2 The provisions of this code, insofar 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 Unless the provision or the context otherwise requires, these general …
§ 6 Title, division, part, chapter, article, and section headings …
§ 7 Whenever, by the provisions of this code, a power is granted to, or a …
§ 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 statute is …
§ 11 The present tense includes the past and future tenses, and the future …
§ 12 The masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter.
§ 12.2 “Spouse” includes “registered domestic partner,” as required by …
§ 13 The singular number includes the plural, and the plural number …
§ 14 “County” includes “city and county.”
§ 15 “Shall” is mandatory and “may” is permissive.
§ 16 “Oath” includes affirmation.
§ 17 “Signature” includes mark when the signer cannot write, such signer’s …
§ 17.1 (a) In addition to the definition set forth in Section 17, the …
§ 18 “Person” includes a corporation as well as a natural person.
§ 19 If any provision of this code, or the application thereof to any …
§ 20 “Electronic transmission by the corporation” means a communication …
§ 21 “Electronic transmission to the corporation” means a communication …