Article 1. Definitions of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 4. >> Chapter 5. >> Article 1.

Unless the particular provisions or the context otherwise requires, the definitions and general provisions contained in this article shall govern the construction of this chapter.
"Person" includes any commission, officer, agent, or employee of this State, or of any county, city, city and county, or other political subdivision thereof, and any other person, firm, or corporation.
"Signal wires or cables" include telephone, telegraph, and other signal wires.