Whenever a department is invested with the power and is charged with the duty of administering and enforcing any law which imposes a duty or jurisdiction or confers an authority upon any State agency, deputy or employee, to administer its provisions, the duty, jurisdiction, and authority are hereby imposed upon and transferred to the department and its officers, deputies and employees with the same effect as if the name of the department occurred in the law in each instance in lieu of the name of the State agency, the member, officer, deputy or employee, as the case may be.

(Added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111.)

Terms Used In California Government Code 11160

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.