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Section 7002. (Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1598.)
Cite as: Cal. Harb. & Nav. Code §7002.

“Harbor” means a portion of the Pacific Ocean or inland waters, including rivers, streams, lakes, bays, estuaries, inlets, straits and other waters within the jurisdiction of the State, naturally or artificially protected or capable of being artificially protected so as to be a place of safety for vessels, including the artificially protective works, the public lands underlying, washed by, ashore of, or abutting any of said waters and the structures and facilities provided within, beneath, abutting or ashore of any enclosed body of any of said waters for any of the uses or purposes set forth in Section 7149, including the moving and servicing of vessels and the servicing of their crews and passengers.

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