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Penal Code - PEN

PART 4. PREVENTION OF CRIMES AND APPREHENSION OF CRIMINALS [11006 - 14315]

  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 1385. )
  

TITLE 1. INVESTIGATION AND CONTROL OF CRIMES AND CRIMINALS [11006 - 11482]

  ( Title 1 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 1385. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Control of Crimes and Criminals [11150 - 11199.5]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 70. )
  

ARTICLE 2.7. Elder and Dependent Adult Death Review Teams [11174.4 - 11174.9]
  ( Heading of Article 2.7 amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 617, Sec. 5. )

  
11174.4.  

The following definitions shall govern the construction of this article, unless the context requires otherwise:

(a) “Elder” means any person who is 65 years of age or older.

(b) (1) “Abuse” means any of the conduct described in Article 2 (commencing with Section 15610) of Chapter 11 of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

(2) Abuse does not include the use of any reasonable and necessary force that may result in an injury used by a peace officer acting within the course of his or her employment as a peace officer.

(Amended (as added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 301) by Stats. 2002, Ch. 664, Sec. 174. Effective January 1, 2003.)