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DIVISION 14. CALIFORNIA WATER STORAGE DISTRICT LAW [39000 - 48401]

  ( Division 14 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391. )

PART 1. INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS [39000 - 39082]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391. )

CHAPTER 2. Definitions [39010 - 39035]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391. )

39010.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the provisions of this chapter shall govern the construction of this division.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39011.
  

The definition of a word applies to any of its variants.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39012.
  

“District” means any water storage district formed pursuant to the California Water Storage District Act or this division.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39013.
  

“Include,” except when used in relation to the inclusion of land into a district, does not necessarily exclude matters not enumerated.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39014.
  

“Land,” except in Chapter 2 of Part 10, means land in the district or proposed district involved.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39015.
  

“Affected county” means any county in which land is situated.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39016.
  

“Board” means the board of directors of a district.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39017.
  

“President” means the president of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39018.
  

“Secretary” means the secretary of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39019.
  

“Treasurer” means the treasurer of a district.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39020.
  

“Holder of title” includes a holder of evidence of title and, also, a holder of land under a possessory right acquired by entry or purchase from the United States or the State of California.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39021.
  

“Property,” except in Part 9, embraces all real and personal property, including water, water rights, works, franchises, concessions and rights.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39022.
  

“Works” includes water works, conduits, reservoirs, storage sites, water sheds, machinery, wells, pumps, dams, storage tanks, tunnels, hydrants, meters, other appliances, and their appurtenances.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39023.
  

“Conduit” includes canals, laterals, ditches, flumes, pipes, and their appurtenances.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39024.
  

“Acquire” includes construct, purchase, lease, exchange, condemn, jointly acquire when joint acquisition is permitted, and contract to acquire.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39025.
  

“Dispose” includes sell, contract to lease, contract to sell, and the making of any instrument necessary therefor.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39026.
  

“Operate” includes use, maintain, and repair.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39027.
  

“General election” is the election required to be held in districts in each odd-numbered year.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39028.
  

“Special election” means any election other than a general election.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39030.
  

“Acknowledged” means acknowledged and certified in the same form and manner as is required for recording of conveyances of real property.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39031.
  

“Office county” means the county in which the office of the district is kept.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39033.
  

“Other district” means any district or other public agency formed under any law of the state.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 756.)

39034.
  

“Principal county” means the county in which the greater portion of the land of a district is located.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 779, Sec. 8. Effective October 10, 1999.)

39035.
  

“Board of supervisors” means the board of supervisors of the principal county.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 779, Sec. 9. Effective October 10, 1999.)

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