Article 1. Definitions of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 7. >> Chapter 1. >> Article 1.

This division may be cited as "The Public Utility District Act."
Unless the context otherwise requires, the provisions of this article govern the construction of this division.
"District" means a public utility district formed pursuant to this division.
"Board" means the board of directors of a district.
"Elector," "voter," or "qualified elector," means a voter whose name appears on the great register of the county in which the district is located, or any supplement thereto, allowed by law to be used to determine the eligibility of persons to vote at municipal or county elections, and whose address as it appears on the great register or supplement is in the same unincorporated territory as the address given by him on the certificate or petition that is signed by him.
"Original and primary proposition" means the proposition to incorporate the proposed district with all of the proposed territory joining in the proceedings and mentioned and described in the several petitions presented by the electors.
"Person" means an individual, a firm or a copartnership.