Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 16

Current through the 2023 Legislative Session.
Section 16 - Construction of words and phrases, technical words and phrases

Words and phrases are construed according to the context and the approved usage of the language; but technical words and phrases, and such others as have acquired a peculiar and appropriate meaning in law, or are defined in the succeeding section, are to be construed according to such peculiar and appropriate meaning or definition.

Ca. Civ. Proc. Code § 16

Enacted 1872.