§ 1 This act shall be known as the Health and Safety Code.
§ 2 The provisions of this code in so far as they are substantially the …
§ 3 All persons who, at the time this code takes effect, hold office …
§ 4 Any action or proceeding commenced before this code takes effect, and …
§ 5 Unless the provision or the context otherwise requires, these …
§ 6 Division, part, chapter, article, and section headings do not in any …
§ 7 Whenever a power is granted to, or a duty is imposed upon, a public …
§ 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 …
§ 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 the singular.
§ 14 “County” includes city and county.
§ 15 Unless expressly otherwise provided, any notice required to be given …
§ 16 “Shall” is mandatory and “may” is permissive.
§ 17 “Oath” includes affirmation.
§ 18 “Signature” or “subscription” includes mark when the signer or …
§ 19 “Person” means any person, firm, association, organization, …
§ 20 “State department” or “department” means State Department of Health …
§ 21 “Director” means “State Director of Health Services.” Commencing July …
§ 22 “Board” or “State Board of Public Health” means “State Department of …
§ 23 “State” means the State of California, unless applied to the …
§ 24 If any provision of this code, or the application thereof to any …
§ 25 Wherever, pursuant to this code, any state department, officer, …
§ 27 For purposes of this code:(a)  “Communicable Disease Prevention …
§ 28 For the purposes of this code, “recycled water” or “reclaimed water” …