Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1858

Current through the 2023 Legislative Session.
Section 1858 - Office of judge in construction of statute or instrument

In the construction of a statute or instrument, the office of the Judge is simply to ascertain and declare what is in terms or in substance contained therein, not to insert what has been omitted, or to omit what has been inserted; and where there are several provisions or particulars, such a construction is, if possible, to be adopted as will give effect to all.

Ca. Civ. Proc. Code § 1858

Enacted 1872.