§ 1 This code shall be known as the Fish and Game Code.
§ 2 Unless the provisions or the context otherwise requires, the …
§ 3 The provisions of this code, insofar as they are substantially the …
§ 4 Division, part, chapter, article, and section headings do not in any …
§ 5 Whenever reference is made to any portion of this code or of any …
§ 6 Whenever a power is granted to, or duty is imposed upon, a public …
§ 7 Whenever a statement or report is required to be made, it shall be …
§ 8 The present tense includes the past and future tenses, and the …
§ 9 The masculine gender includes the feminine and the neuter.
§ 9.2 “Spouse” includes “registered domestic partner,” as required by …
§ 10 The singular number includes the plural, and the plural, the …
§ 11 Whenever in this code the doing of an act between certain dates or …
§ 12 Wherever the term “Fish Commission Fund” or “Game Preservation Fund” …
§ 13 Unless otherwise specified by statute, any notice or other written …
§ 13.5 “Adaptive management,” unless otherwise specified in this code, means …
§ 14 “Anadromous fish” means fish which spawn in fresh water and spend a …
§ 15 “Angling” means the taking of, or attempting to take, fish by hook …
§ 16 “Affix” means physically attached to or imprinting an electronic …
§ 17 “Aquaculture” means that form of agriculture devoted to the …
§ 18 “Bag limit” means the maximum limit, in number or amount, of birds, …
§ 19 “Possession limit” means the maximum, in number or amount, of birds, …
§ 22 “Bird” means a wild bird or part of a wild bird.
§ 24 “Buy” includes an offer to buy, purchase, barter, exchange, or trade.
§ 27 “Chumming” means the placing in the water of fish, or other material …
§ 29 “Closed season” means that period of time during which the taking of …
§ 30 “Commission” means the Fish and Game Commission, and “commissioner” …
§ 32 “County” includes city and county.
§ 33 “Credible science” means the best available scientific information …
§ 35 “Day” means calendar day, and “week” means calendar week.
§ 37 “Department” means the Department of Fish and Wildlife.
§ 39 “Director” means the Director of Fish and Wildlife.
§ 41 “District” means fish and game district.
§ 43 “Ecosystem-based management” means an environmental management …
§ 45 “Fish” means a wild fish, mollusk, crustacean, invertebrate, …
§ 46 “Guide boat” means a boat or vessel under 25 feet in length, which is …
§ 48 “Hook” or “fishhook” means an implement to catch or hold fish or …
§ 51 “Kelp” means kelp or other marine aquatic plants and the seeds …
§ 54 “Mammal” means a wild or feral mammal or part of a wild or feral …
§ 54.5 “Marine finfish aquaculture” means the propagation, cultivation, or …
§ 55 “Mile” means either a statute mile (5,280 feet) or a nautical mile …
§ 56 “Net” means any gear made of any kind of twine, thread, string, rope, …
§ 57 “Nonresident” means a person who is not a resident as defined in …
§ 60 “Oath” includes affirmation.
§ 61 “Ocean ranching” means aquaculture where juvenile anadromous fish are …
§ 62 “Open season” means that period of time during which the taking of …
§ 64 “Order,” “rule,” and “regulation” are used interchangeably and each …
§ 67 “Person” means any natural person or any partnership, corporation, …
§ 68 “Purchase” means “buy” as defined in Section 24.
§ 70 “Resident” means any person who has resided continuously in the State …
§ 73 “Section” means a section of this code unless some other statute is …
§ 75 “Sell” includes offer or possess for sale, barter, exchange, or …
§ 79 “Shall” is mandatory and “may” is permissive.
§ 80 Unless the provision or context otherwise requires, a provision of …
§ 81 “Signature” or “subscription” includes mark when the signer or …
§ 82 “Slurp gun” means a self-contained, hand-held device used to capture …
§ 83 “State” means the State of California, unless applied to the …
§ 86 “Take” means hunt, pursue, catch, capture, or kill, or attempt to …
§ 88 “Transport” includes offer or receive for transportation.
§ 89 For the purposes of this code, “recycled water” or “reclaimed water” …
§ 89.1 “Waters of the state,” “waters of this state,” and “state waters” …
§ 89.5 “Wildlife” means and includes all wild animals, birds, plants, fish, …

Terms Used In California Codes > Fish and Game Code > Division 0.5 > Chapter 1

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Aquaculture: means that form of agriculture devoted to the propagation, cultivation, maintenance, and harvesting of aquatic plants and animals in marine, brackish, and fresh water. See California Fish and Game Code 17
  • assessed value: means 25 percent of full value to, and including, the 1980-81 fiscal year, and 100 percent of full value for the 1981-82 fiscal year and fiscal years thereafter. See California Government Code 25
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bird: means a wild bird or part of a wild bird. See California Fish and Game Code 22
  • Board: as used in this chapter , means the Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists established under Section 6710. See California Business and Professions Code 7801
  • Bureau: means the Cemetery and Funeral Bureau. See California Business and Professions Code 7601
  • Buy: includes an offer to buy, purchase, barter, exchange, or trade. See California Fish and Game Code 24
  • city: means a city governed under a freeholders' charter. See California Government Code 51540
  • Commission: means the Fish and Game Commission, and "commissioner" means a member of the Fish and Game Commission. See California Fish and Game Code 30
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Fish and Game Code 32
  • County: includes city and county. See California Food and Agricultural Code 29
  • County: includes city and county. See California Business and Professions Code 17
  • Credible science: means the best available scientific information that is not overly prescriptive due to the dynamic nature of science, and includes the evaluation principles of relevance, inclusiveness, objectivity, transparency, timeliness, verification, validation, and peer review of information as appropriate. See California Fish and Game Code 33
  • Day: means calendar day, and "week" means calendar week. See California Fish and Game Code 35
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Fish and Wildlife. See California Fish and Game Code 37
  • Department: means the Department of Food and Agriculture. See California Food and Agricultural Code 32
  • Director: means the Director of Fish and Wildlife. See California Fish and Game Code 39
  • District: means fish and game district. See California Fish and Game Code 41
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fish: means a wild fish, mollusk, crustacean, invertebrate, amphibian, or part, spawn, or ovum of any of those animals. See California Fish and Game Code 45
  • Geologist: as used in this chapter , refers to a person engaged in the practice of geology. See California Business and Professions Code 7803
  • Geology: as used in this chapter , refers to that science which treats of the earth in general. See California Business and Professions Code 7802
  • Geophysicist: as used in this chapter , refers to a person engaged in the practice of geophysics. See California Business and Professions Code 7803.1
  • Geophysics: as used in this chapter , refers to that science which involves study of the physical earth by means of measuring its natural and induced fields of force, including, but not limited to, electric, gravity, and magnetic, and its responses to natural and induced energy and the interpreting of these measurements and the relating of them to the physics of the earth. See California Business and Professions Code 7802.1
  • Kelp: means kelp or other marine aquatic plants and the seeds thereof. See California Fish and Game Code 51
  • Legislative body: as used in this division , means board of supervisors in the case of a county or city and county, and city council or board of trustees in the case of a city, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 50002
  • 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
  • Local agency: as used in this division means county, city, or city and county, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 50001
  • Mammal: means a wild or feral mammal or part of a wild or feral animal, but not a wild, feral, or undomesticated burro. See California Fish and Game Code 54
  • Mile: means either a statute mile (5,280 feet) or a nautical mile (6,077 feet) depending on the application. See California Fish and Game Code 55
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any natural person or any partnership, corporation, limited liability company, trust, or other type of association. See California Fish and Game Code 67
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, or any organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See California Food and Agricultural Code 38
  • Process: includes a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings of either a civil or criminal nature. See California Government Code 22
  • Purchase: means "buy" as defined in Section 24. See California Fish and Game Code 68
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Resident: means any person who has resided continuously in the State of California for six months or more immediately prior to the date of his application for a license or permit, any person on active military duty with the Armed Forces of the United States or auxiliary branch thereof, or any person enrolled in the Job Corps established pursuant to Section 2883 of Title 29 of the United States Code. See California Fish and Game Code 70
  • season: means "open season. See California Fish and Game Code 62
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Fish and Game Code 83
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Business and Professions Code 21
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Fish and Game Code 73
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Food and Agricultural Code 49
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs, unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Business and Professions Code 15
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber cannot write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Fish and Game Code 81
  • Take: means hunt, pursue, catch, capture, or kill, or attempt to hunt, pursue, catch, capture, or kill. See California Fish and Game Code 86
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Wildlife: means and includes all wild animals, birds, plants, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and related ecological communities, including the habitat upon which the wildlife depends for its continued viability. See California Fish and Game Code 89.5
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.