Article 4. Offenses of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 2. >> Chapter 1. >> Article 4.
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), any person who
violates any of the provisions of this chapter or who willfully or
repeatedly violates any rule or regulation promulgated under this
chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall
be punished by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) or
by imprisonment in the county jail for a period not to exceed 180
days or by both such fine and imprisonment.
(b) Any person who violates the provisions of Section 1234 is
guilty of an infraction and shall be punished by a fine of not more
than one hundred dollars ($100).
The director may bring an action to enjoin the violation or
threatened violation of Section 1205 in the superior court in and for
the county in which the violation occurred or is about to occur. Any
proceeding under the provisions of this section shall conform to the
requirements of Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 525) of Title 7
of Part 2 of the Code of Civil Procedure, except that the director
shall not be required to allege facts necessary to show or tending to
show lack of adequate remedy at law or irreparable damage or loss.
Any action brought by the director against a clinic shall not
abate by reason of a sale or other transfer of ownership of the
facility which is a party to the action, except with express written
consent of the director.
The district attorney of every county shall, upon application
by the state department or its authorized representative, institute
and conduct the prosecution of any action for violation within his
county of any provision of this chapter or regulations adopted