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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 2. Combinations in Restraint of Trade [16700 - 16770]

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

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [16700 - 16703]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 526. )

16700.
  

The provisions of this chapter are cumulative of each other and of any other provision of law relating to the same subject in effect May 22, 1907.

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

16701.
  

Section 24 of this code shall not determine the separability of the provisions of this chapter, one from another. Such separability shall be determined by whether the provisions of Chapter 530 of the Statutes of 1907 and the provisions of Chapter 362 of the Statutes of 1909 are separable among themselves and as to each other.

If the words “or reduce” (following the word “increase”) were not effectively deleted from Subdivision 2 of Section 1 of Chapter 530 of the Statutes of 1907 by Section 1 of Chapter 362 of the Statutes of 1909, a combination of capital, skill or acts by two or more persons for the purpose of reducing the price of merchandise or of any commodity is a trust.

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

16702.
  

As used in this chapter “person” or “persons” includes corporations, firms, partnerships and associations existing under or authorized by the laws of this State or any other State, or any foreign country.

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

16703.
  

Within the meaning of this chapter, labor, whether skilled or unskilled, is not a commodity.

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

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