Business and Professions Code - BPC

Published: 2015-07-08

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now for only USD$40 per month.

Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 2. HEALING ARTS [500 - 4999.129]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 399. )

CHAPTER 6.6. Psychologists [2900 - 2999]

  ( Chapter 6.6 repealed and added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 1677. )
ARTICLE 5. Penalties [2970 - 2971]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 1677. )


Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding six months, or by a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars ($2,000), or by both.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1092, Sec. 12. Effective September 27, 1983. Operative January 1, 1984, by Sec. 427 of Ch. 1092.)


Whenever any person other than a licensed psychologist has engaged in any act or practice that constitutes an offense against this chapter, the superior court of any county, on application of the board, may issue an injunction or other appropriate order restraining that conduct. Proceedings under this section shall be governed by Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 525) of Title 7, Part 2 of the Code of Civil Procedure, except that it shall be presumed that there is no adequate remedy at law, and that irreparable damage will occur if the continued violation is not restrained or enjoined. On the written request of the board, or on its own motion, the board may commence action in the superior court under this section.

(Amended by Stats. 1997, Ch. 758, Sec. 41. Effective January 1, 1998.)