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Code of Civil Procedure - CCP

PART 3. OF SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS OF A CIVIL NATURE [1063 - 1822.60]

  ( Part 3 enacted 1872. )

TITLE 7. EMINENT DOMAIN LAW [1230.010 - 1273.050]

  ( Title 7 repealed [comm. with Section 1237] and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275. )

CHAPTER 2. Principles of Construction; Definitions [1235.010 - 1235.210]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275. )

ARTICLE 1. Construction [1235.010 - 1235.070]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275. )

1235.010.
  

Unless the provision or context otherwise requires, these preliminary provisions and rules of construction shall govern the construction of this title.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275.)

1235.020.
  

Chapter, article, and section headings do not in any manner affect the scope, meaning, or intent of the provisions of this title.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275.)

1235.030.
  

Whenever any reference is made to any portion of this title or to any other statute, such reference shall apply to all amendments and additions heretofore or hereafter made.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275.)

1235.040.
  

Unless otherwise expressly stated:

(a) “Chapter” means a chapter of this title.

(b) “Article” means an article of the chapter in which that term occurs.

(c) “Section” means a section of this code.

(d) “Subdivision” means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs.

(e) “Paragraph” means a paragraph of the subdivision in which that term occurs.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275.)

1235.050.
  

The present tense includes the past and future tenses; and the future, the present.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275.)

1235.060.
  

“Shall” is mandatory and “may” is permissive.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275.)

1235.070.
  

If any provision or clause of this title or application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the invalidity does not affect other provisions or applications of the title that can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end the provisions of this title are severable.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275.)

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