Cal. Pen. Code § 4

Current through 2020 Notice Register, No. 38, September 18, 2020
Section 4

The rule of the common law, that penal statutes are to be strictly construed, has no application to this Code. All its provisions are to be construed according to the fair import of their terms, with a view to effect its objects and to promote justice.

Ca. Pen. Code § 4