Chapter 1. Establishment Of Institution For Women of California Penal Code >> Title 2. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 1.
There is and shall continue to be within the State an
institution for the punishment, treatment, supervision, custody and
care of females convicted of felonies to be known as "The California
Institution for Women."
The purpose of said institution shall be to provide custody,
care, protection, industrial, vocational, and other training, and
reformatory help, for women confined therein.
As used in the sections of this Part 3 of the Penal Code
providing for penal offenses and punishments therefor, the term
"State prison" or "prison" shall refer to and include the California
Institution for Women.