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Penal Code - PEN

PART 3. OF IMPRISONMENT AND THE DEATH PENALTY [2000 - 10007]

  ( Part 3 repealed and added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 106. )
  

TITLE 6. REPRIEVES, PARDONS AND COMMUTATIONS [4800 - 4906]

  ( Title 6 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 106. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Powers and Duties of Governor [4800 - 4813]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 106. )

  
4800.  

The general authority to grant reprieves, pardons and commutations of sentence is conferred upon the Governor by Section 8 of Article V of the Constitution of the State of California.

(Amended by Stats. 1969, Ch. 43.)