Section 10501. (Repealed and added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 268, Sec. 4.)
Cite as: Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code §10501.
(a)The Real Estate Commissioner may file a complaint for any violation of Section 10500 or 10500.5 before any court of competent jurisdiction, and the commissioner and the commissioner’s counsel, deputies or assistants may assist in presenting the law or facts at the trial.
(b)It is the duty of the district attorney of the county in which a violation of Section 10500 or 10500.5 occurs to prosecute the violation.
(c)A natural person convicted of a violation of Section 10500 or 10500.5 shall be punished by a fine of not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500) or by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not to exceed six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court. A corporation convicted of a violation of Section 10500 or 10500.5 shall be punished by a fine of not to exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000).