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Civil Code - CIV

DIVISION 3. OBLIGATIONS [1427 - 3272.9]

  ( Heading of Division 3 amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 160, Sec. 14. )
  

PART 2. CONTRACTS [1549 - 1701]

  ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 3. INTERPRETATION OF CONTRACTS [1635 - 1663]

  ( Title 3 enacted 1872. )
  
1638.  

The language of a contract is to govern its interpretation, if the language is clear and explicit, and does not involve an absurdity.

(Enacted 1872.)