2011 California Code
Penal Code
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS
Section 15


CA Penal Code § 15 (through 2012 Leg Sess) What's This?

A crime or public offense is an act committed or omitted in violation of a law forbidding or commanding it, and to which is annexed, upon conviction, either of the following punishments:

1. Death;

2. Imprisonment;

3. Fine;

4. Removal from office; or,

5. Disqualification to hold and enjoy any office of honor, trust, or profit in this State.

(Enacted 1872.)

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