2023 California Code
Business and Professions Code - BPC
CHAPTER 1.5 - Administration
ARTICLE 5 - Judicial Review
Section 23090.5.

23090.5. (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), a court of this state, except the Supreme Court and the courts of appeal to the extent specified in this article, shall not have jurisdiction to review, affirm, reverse, correct, or annul any order, rule, or decision of the department or to suspend, stay, or delay the operation or execution thereof, or to restrain, enjoin, or interfere with the department in the performance of its duties, but a writ of mandate shall lie from the Supreme Court or the courts of appeal in any proper case.

(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), a superior court shall have jurisdiction to review an emergency decision issued by the department pursuant to Article 13 (commencing with Section 11460.10) of Chapter 4.5 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, in the manner provided by Section 11460.80 of the Government Code. Review by a superior court pursuant to this subdivision shall not be construed as giving the superior court jurisdiction over any other matter or aspect of a case pending before the department. The decision of a superior court following review of the emergency decision shall not be considered by the department in connection with the adjudicative proceedings commenced as required by Section 11460.60 of the Government Code, or by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Appeals Board, court of appeal, or Supreme Court upon review of a final decision of the department.

(Amended by Stats. 2019, Ch. 257, Sec. 2. (SB 788) Effective September 5, 2019.)

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