Business and Professions Code - BPC

Published: 2015-07-08

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Business and Professions Code - BPC


  ( Heading of Division 3 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 30. )

CHAPTER 20.3. Automotive Repair [9880 - 9889.68]

  ( Chapter 20.3 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1578. )
ARTICLE 9. Penalties [9889.20 - 9889.22]
  ( Article 9 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1578. )


Except as otherwise provided in Section 9889.21, any person who fails to comply in any respect with the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor and punishable by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000), or by imprisonment not exceeding six months, or by both that fine and imprisonment.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 328, Sec. 20. Effective January 1, 2011.)


Any person who violates any provision of Articles 5, 6, and 7 of this chapter is guilty of an infraction and punishable as specified in subdivision (a) of Section 42001 of the Vehicle Code.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1578.)


The willful making of any false statement or entry with regard to a material matter in any oath, affidavit, certificate of compliance or noncompliance, or application form which is required by this chapter or Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 44000) of Part 5 of Division 26 of the Health and Safety Code constitutes perjury and is punishable as provided in the Penal Code.

(Added by Stats. 1986, Ch. 951, Sec. 5.)