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The following definitions shall govern the construction of this article, unless the context requires otherwise:
(a) “Elder” means any person who is 65 years of age or older.
(b)(1) “Abuse” means any of the conduct described in Article 2 (commencing withSection 15610) of Chapter 11 of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(2) Abuse does not include the use of any reasonable and necessary force that may result in an injury used by a peace officer acting within the course of his or her employment as a peace officer.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Penal Code - PEN § 11174.4 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/penal-code/pen-sect-11174-4/
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