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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 7. GENERAL BUSINESS REGULATIONS [16000 - 18001]

  ( Division 7 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 61. )
  

PART 2. PRESERVATION AND REGULATION OF COMPETITION [16600 - 17365]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 526. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Contracts in Restraint of Trade [16600 - 16607]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 526. )

  
16600.  

Except as provided in this chapter, every contract by which anyone is restrained from engaging in a lawful profession, trade, or business of any kind is to that extent void.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 526.)