Chapter 7. Definitions of California Penal Code >> Title 7. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 7.

As used in his part, the following terms have the meanings described below:
  (a) "Department" refers to the Department of Corrections.
  (b) "Director" refers to the Director of Corrections.
As used in this code, "prison" and "state prison" include the California Institution for Women.
References in this title and in Title 5 (commencing with Section 4500) to prisons refer to all facilities, camps, hospitals and institutions for the confinement, treatment, employment, training and discipline of persons in the legal custody of the Department of Corrections.