California Corporations Code > Title 3. Unincorporated Associations > Part 1. General Provisions > Chapter 2. Application of Title > Corp. Code §18070. Unincorporated Association Laws Considered a Restatement
A provision of this title, insofar as it is substantially the same as a previously existing provision relating to the same subject matter, shall be considered as a restatement and continuation thereof and not as a new enactment, and a reference in a statute to the provision shall be deemed to include a reference to the previously existing provision unless a contrary intent appears.