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California Accountancy Act

DIVISION 3. Professions and Vocations Generally

CHAPTER 1. Accountants

Complete Accountancy Act (Printable)

Article 1.-Administration (§5000 - §5025.3)

Article 1.5.-Continuing Education (§5026 - §5029)

Article 2.-General Powers and Definitions (§5030 - §5040)

Article 3.-Application of Chapter (§5050 - §5058.4)

Article 3.5.-Standards of Professional Conduct (§5060 - §5063.10)

Article 4.-Applications, Registrations, Permits Generally (§5070 - §5079)

Article 5.-Certificates, Information and Records (§5080 - §5095)

Article 5.1.-Practice Privileges (§5096 - §5096.22)

Article 5.5.-Audit Documentation (§5097 - §5098)

Article 6.-Disciplinary Proceedings (§5100 - §5115)

Article 6.5.-Administrative Penalties (§5116 - §5116.6)

Article 7.-Prohibitions and Offenses Against the Chapter Generally (§5120 - §5122)

Article 8.-Revenue (§5130 - §5134)

Article 9.-Accountancy Corporations (§5150 - §5158)

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