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Vehicle Code - VEH

DIVISION 9. CIVIL LIABILITY [17000 - 17714]

  ( Division 9 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Civil Liability of Owners and Operators of Vehicles [17000 - 17463]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Public Agencies [17000 - 17004.7]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )

  
17001.  

A public entity is liable for death or injury to person or property proximately caused by a negligent or wrongful act or omission in the operation of any motor vehicle by an employee of the public entity acting within the scope of his employment.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1527.)