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STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
IN FIVE PARTS.
TITLE OF THE ACT. $ 1.
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS. 88 2-20. PART I. OF THE SOVEREIGNTY AND PEOPLE OF THE STATE, AND OF THE
POLITICAL RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF ALL PERSONS SUBJECT TO ITS
JURISDICTION. $$ 30-60.
AND LEGAL DISTANCES OF THE STATE. 88 75-208.
4462. V. OF THE DEFINITION AND SOURCES OF LAW; THE COMMON LAW;
THE PUBLICATION AND EFFECT OF THE CODES; AND THE EXPRESS
REPEAL OF STATUTES. 88 4466-4505.
STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
TO ESTABLISH A POLITICAL CODE.
[Approved March 12, 1872.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and Assembly,
do enact as follows:
TITLE OF THE ACT.
§ 1. Title and divisions of this act. $1. Title and divisions of this act. This act shall be known as The Political Code of the State of California, and is divided into five parts, Part I. Of the Sovereignty and People of the State, and of the Political
Rights and Duties of All Persons Subject to its Jurisdiction. II. Of the Chief Political Divisions, Seat of Government, and Legal
Distances of the State. III
. Of the Government of the State. IV. Of the Government of Counties, Cities, and Towns. V. Of the Definition and Sources of Law; the Common Law; the
Publication and Effect of the Codes; and the Express Repeal
of Statutes. Mode of citing: Post, $ 20. "Preliminary provisions”: See code commissioners' note, post, LegisLegislation $1. Enacted March 12, 1872.
lation $ 326.
THE POLITICAL CODE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
Provisions similar to existing laws, how construed.
Construction of repeal as to certain officers. & Aetions, etc., not affected by this code. $ 9. Limitations shall continue to run.
§ 10. Holidays. Saturday half-holiday. Public schools.
$ 20. This act, how cited, etc.
Statutory construction. See post, Legislation § 326, for code commissioner's note.
Same provision: Civ. Code, $ 2; Code Civ. Proc., § 2; Pen. Code, § 2.
Legislation § 2. Enacted March 12, 1872.
Same provision: Civ. Code, $ 3; Code Civ. Proc., § 3; Pen. Code, $ 3.
Legislation § 3. Enacted March 12, 1872.
Similar provision: Civ. Code, $ 4; Code Civ. Proc., $ 4; Pen. Code, $ 4.
Legislation § 4. Enacted March 12, 1872. § 5. Provisions similar to existing laws, how construed. visions of this code, so far as they are substantially the same as exist. ing statutes, must be construed as continuations thereof, and not as new enactments.
Similar provision: Civ. Code, $ 5; Code Civ. Proc., $ 5; Pen. Code, $ 5.
Legislation § 5. Enacted March 12, 1872.
Similar provision: Code Civ. Proc., $ 6.