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As the chief law officer of the state, the California Attorney General provides legal opinions upon
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course of their duties. The formal legal opinions of the Attorney General have been accorded "great
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Courts have referred to the Attorney General's opinions in several ways, including:
"Although an official interpretation of a statute by the Attorney General is not controlling, it is
entitled to great respect." (Thorning v. Hollister School Dist. (1992) 11 Cal.App.4th 1598, 1604.)
"Opinions of the Attorney General, while not binding, are entitled to great weight. [Citations.] In the
absence of controlling authority, these opinions are persuasive 'since the legislature is presumed to
be cognizant of that construction of the statute.' [Citation.] " (Napa Valley Educators' Assn. v. Napa
Valley Unified School Dist.(1987) 194 Cal.App.3rd 243, 251.)
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