Chapter 1 Bribery and Corruption
Chapter 2 Rescues
Chapter 3 Escapes and Aiding Therein
Chapter 4 Forging, Stealing, Mutilating, and Falsifying Judicial and Public Records and Documents
Chapter 5 Perjury and Subornation of Perjury
Chapter 6 Falsifying Evidence, and Bribing, Influencing, Intimidating or Threatening Witnesses
Chapter 7 Other Offenses Against Public Justice
Chapter 8 Conspiracy
Chapter 9 Criminal Profiteering
Chapter 10 Money Laundering
Chapter 10.5 Fraud and Embezzlement: Victim Restitution
Chapter 11 Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention Act

Terms Used In California Codes > Penal Code > Part 1 > Title 7 - OF CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE

  • Approved: means acceptable to the department. See California Health and Safety Code 17920
  • board: means the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 20
  • board: means the board of directors of the district unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See California Streets and Highways Code 27002
  • Board: means the Board of Corrections, unless otherwise indicated. See California Penal Code 8052
  • book: signifies the recordation of an arrest in official police records, and the taking by the police of fingerprints and photographs of the person arrested, or any of these acts following an arrest. See California Penal Code 7
  • bribe: signifies anything of value or advantage, present or prospective, or any promise or undertaking to give any, asked, given, or accepted, with a corrupt intent to influence, unlawfully, the person to whom it is given, in his or her action, vote, or opinion, in any public or official capacity. See California Penal Code 7
  • Building: means a structure subject to this part. See California Health and Safety Code 17920
  • Chief correctional administrator: means the sheriff, chief probation officer, or director of the county department of corrections, who is designated by the board of supervisors to have administrative responsibility for county corrections operations and programs, including a community-based punishment program. See California Penal Code 8052
  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town. See California Streets and Highways Code 15
  • commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Streets and Highways Code 22
  • Community-based punishment: means a partnership between the state and a county or a collaboration of counties to manage and provide correctional services, especially those services considered to be intermediate sanctions at the local level of government for targeted, select offender populations pursuant to the community corrections plan of a county or a collaboration of counties. See California Penal Code 8052
  • Community-based punishment plan: means the proposal for a community-based punishment program promulgated by a county or a collaboration of counties that has been developed by the chief correctional administrator, in cooperation with the district attorney, public defender, and other concerned community representatives designated by the board of supervisors, to address correctional needs in that county or collaboration of counties. See California Penal Code 8052
  • Conducts: includes , but is not limited to, initiating, concluding, or participating in conducting, initiating, or concluding a transaction. See California Penal Code 186.9
  • Construction: includes :

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  • Controller: means the State Controller. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 21
  • corruptly: import s a wrongful design to acquire or cause some pecuniary or other advantage to the person guilty of the act or omission referred to, or to some other person. See California Penal Code 7
  • county: includes "city and county". See California Penal Code 7
  • County: includes city and county. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 15
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Streets and Highways Code 14
  • Criminal activity: means a criminal offense punishable under the laws of this state by death, imprisonment in the state prison, or imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 or from a criminal offense committed in another jurisdiction punishable under the laws of that jurisdiction by death or imprisonment for a term exceeding one year. See California Penal Code 186.9
  • criminal street gang: means an ongoing, organized association or group of three or more persons, whether formal or informal, having as one of its primary activities the commission of one or more of the criminal acts enumerated in subdivision (e), having a common name or common identifying sign or symbol, and whose members collectively engage in, or have engaged in, a pattern of criminal gang activity. See California Penal Code 186.22
  • Department: means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Health and Safety Code 17920
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation of this state. See California Streets and Highways Code 20
  • Director: means the director of the department. See California Streets and Highways Code 21
  • Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 21
  • district: means a bridge and highway district unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See California Streets and Highways Code 27001
  • Enforcement: means diligent effort to secure compliance, including review of plans and permit applications, response to complaints, citation of violations, and other legal process. See California Health and Safety Code 17920
  • Financial institution: means , when located or doing business in this state, any national bank or banking association, state bank or banking association, commercial bank or trust company organized under the laws of the United States or any state, any private bank, industrial savings bank, savings bank or thrift institution, savings and loan association, or building and loan association organized under the laws of the United States or any state, any insured institution as defined in Section 401 of the National Housing Act (12 U. See California Penal Code 186.9
  • highway: includes bridges, culverts, curbs, drains, and all works incidental to highway construction, improvement, and maintenance. See California Streets and Highways Code 23
  • Intermediate sanctions: means punishment options and sanctions other than simple incarceration in prison or jail or traditional routine probation supervision. See California Penal Code 8052
  • knowingly: import s only a knowledge that the facts exist which bring the act or omission within the provisions of this code. See California Penal Code 7
  • license: shall include a permit or a certificate issued by a state agency. See California Penal Code 23
  • magistrate: signifies any one of the officers mentioned in Section 808. See California Penal Code 7
  • maintenance: includes any of the following:

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  • Malice: means an intent to vex, annoy, harm, or injure in any way another person, or to thwart or interfere in any manner with the orderly administration of justice. See California Penal Code 136
  • maliciously: import a wish to vex, annoy, or injure another person, or an intent to do a wrongful act, established either by proof or presumption of law. See California Penal Code 7
  • mandatory supervision: shall mean the portion of a defendant's sentenced term during which time he or she is supervised by the county probation officer pursuant to subparagraph (B) of paragraph (5) of subdivision (h) of Section 1170. See California Penal Code 19.9
  • Monetary instrument: means United States currency and coin. See California Penal Code 186.9
  • month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See California Penal Code 7
  • Nonviolent offender: means a person who is not currently charged with a violent crime, as defined in Section 667. See California Penal Code 8052
  • Oath: includes affirmation and written declarations signed under the penalties of perjury. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 17
  • pattern of criminal gang activity: means the commission of, attempted commission of, conspiracy to commit, or solicitation of, sustained juvenile petition for, or conviction of, two or more of the following offenses, provided at least one of these offenses occurred after the effective date of this chapter, and the last of those offenses occurred within three years of the prior offense and within three years of the date the current offense is alleged to have been committed, the offenses were committed on separate occasions or by two or more members, the offenses commonly benefited a criminal street gang, and the common benefit of the offense is more than reputational:

    California Penal Code 186.22

  • peace officer: signify any one of the officers mentioned in Chapter 4. See California Penal Code 7
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Penal Code 7
  • Person: includes any person, firm, partnership, general partner of a partnership, limited liability company, registered limited liability partnership, foreign limited liability partnership, association, corporation, company, syndicate, estate, trust, business trust, or organization of any kind. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 19
  • Person: means any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, organization, limited liability company, or business trust. See California Streets and Highways Code 19
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Health and Safety Code 19
  • personal property: include money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See California Penal Code 7
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See California Penal Code 7
  • spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by §. See California Penal Code 7
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the district and territories. See California Penal Code 7
  • state agency: shall include any state board, commission, bureau, or division created pursuant to the provisions of the Business and Professions Code, the Education Code, or the Chiropractic Initiative Act to license and regulate individuals who engage in certain businesses and professions. See California Penal Code 23
  • Transaction: includes the deposit, withdrawal, transfer, bailment, loan, pledge, payment, or exchange of currency, or a monetary instrument, as defined by subdivision (d), or the electronic, wire, magnetic, or manual transfer of funds between accounts by, through, or to, a financial institution as defined by subdivision (b). See California Penal Code 186.9
  • university: when used in this chapter with reference to the sale, exposing or offering for sale, of alcoholic beverages, means an institution which has the authority to grant an academic graduate degree. See California Penal Code 172.9
  • vessel: means a vessel as defined in subdivision (c) of §. See California Penal Code 7
  • Victim: means any natural person with respect to whom there is reason to believe that any crime as defined under the laws of this state or any other state or of the United States is being or has been perpetrated or attempted to be perpetrated. See California Penal Code 136
  • will: includes codicil. See California Penal Code 7
  • willfully: when applied to the intent with which an act is done or omitted, implies simply a purpose or willingness to commit the act, or make the omission referred to. See California Penal Code 7
  • Witness: means any natural person, (i) having knowledge of the existence or nonexistence of facts relating to any crime, or (ii) whose declaration under oath is received or has been received as evidence for any purpose, or (iii) who has reported any crime to any peace officer, prosecutor, probation or parole officer, correctional officer or judicial officer, or (iv) who has been served with a subpoena issued under the authority of any court in the state, or of any other state or of the United States, or (v) who would be believed by any reasonable person to be an individual described in subparagraphs (i) to (iv), inclusive. See California Penal Code 136