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Business and Professions Code - BPC


  ( Heading of Division 1 amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 77. )

CHAPTER 4. Consumer Affairs [300 - 337]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1970, Ch. 1394. )

ARTICLE 2. Director and Employees [305 - 307]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1970, Ch. 1394. )


The director shall administer and enforce the provisions of this chapter. Every power granted or duty imposed upon the director under this chapter may be exercised or performed in the name of the director by a deputy or assistant director or the chief of the department’s Division of Consumer Services, subject to such conditions and limitations as the director may prescribe.

(Amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 114.)


The director, in accordance with the State Civil Service Act, may appoint and fix the compensation of such clerical or other personnel as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter. All such personnel shall perform their respective duties under the supervision and the direction of the director.

(Added by Stats. 1970, Ch. 1394.)


The director may contract for the services of experts and consultants where necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter and may provide compensation and reimbursement of expenses for such experts and consultants in accordance with state law.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1262.)

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