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Penal Code - PEN

PART 1. OF CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS [25 - 680]

  ( Part 1 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 7. OF CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE [92 - 186.34]

  ( Title 7 enacted 1872. )
  

CHAPTER 9. Criminal Profiteering [186 - 186.8]
  ( Chapter 9 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1281, Sec. 1. )

  
186.1.  

The Legislature hereby finds and declares that an effective means of punishing and deterring criminal activities of organized crime is through the forfeiture of profits acquired and accumulated as a result of such criminal activities. It is the intent of the Legislature that the “California Control of Profits of Organized Crime Act” be used by prosecutors to punish and deter only such activities.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1281, Sec. 1.)