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As used in this article, the term “child abuse or neglect” includes physical injury or death inflicted by other than accidental means upon a child by another person, sexual abuse as defined in Section 11165.1 , neglect as defined in Section 11165.2 , the willful harming or injuring of a child or the endangering of the person or health of a child, as defined in Section 11165.3 , and unlawful corporal punishment or injury as defined in Section 11165.4 . “Child abuse or neglect” does not include a mutual affray between minors. “Child abuse or neglect” does not include an injury caused by reasonable and necessary force used by a peace officer acting within the course and scope of his or her employment as a peace officer.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Penal Code - PEN § 11165.6 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/penal-code/pen-sect-11165-6.html
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