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

  ( Part 3 repealed and added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 106.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

TITLE 10. GENERAL PROVISIONS [10000 - 10007]
  ( Title 10 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 106. )

10000.
  

The provisions of Part 3 (commencing with Section 2000), insofar as they are substantially the same as existing provisions relating to the same subject matter, shall be construed as restatements and continuations thereof and not as new enactments.

(Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 828, Sec. 167.)

10001.
  

All persons who, at the time this act goes into effect, hold office under any of the acts repealed by this act, which offices are continued by this act, continue to hold the same according to the former tenure thereof.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 106.)

10002.
  

No action or proceeding commenced before this act takes effect, and no right accrued, is affected by the provisions of this act, but all procedure thereafter taken therein shall conform to the provisions of this act so far as possible.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 106.)

10003.
  

If any portion of Part 3 (commencing with Section 2000) is held unconstitutional, that decision shall not affect the validity of any other portion of Part 3 (commencing with Section 2000).

(Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 828, Sec. 168.)

10004.
  

Division, chapter, article, and section headings contained herein shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify or in any manner affect the scope, meaning or intent of the provisions of any division, chapter, article or section hereof.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 106.)

10005.
  

Whenever, by the provisions of this act, a power is granted to a public officer or a duty imposed upon such an officer, the power may be exercised or the duty performed by a deputy of the officer or by a person authorized pursuant to law by the officer.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 106.)

10006.
  

(a) The Department of the Youth Authority and local juvenile halls and camps are prohibited from allowing a minor detained in any institution or facility under their respective jurisdiction to view a videotape or movie shown by the institution or facility that contains harmful matter, as specified in Chapter 7.6 (commencing with Section 313) of Title 9 of Part 1.

(b) The Department of Corrections, the Department of the Youth Authority, county juvenile halls and camps, and local adult detention facilities may promulgate regulations regarding the showing of videotapes and movies at any institution or facility under their respective jurisdiction in order to provide for the reasonable security of the institution or facility in which a minor or adult is confined and for the reasonable protection of the public consistent with Section 2600.

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 323, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1995.)

10007.
  

The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation may use portable or temporary buildings to provide rehabilitation, treatment, and educational services to inmates within its custody, or to house inmates, as long as that housing does not jeopardize inmate or staff safety.

(Added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 7, Sec. 23. Effective May 3, 2007.)

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