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The provisions of this code shall be used as follows:
  1. The term "this code," or "the code," where used in the provisions of Chapter 1, in Chapters 2ā€”35 of the IBC or in the state amendments to the IBC means the USBC, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.
  2. The term "this code," or "the code," where used in a code or standard referenced in the IBC means that code or standard, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.
  3. The use of notes in Chapter 1 is to provide information only and shall not be construed as changing the meaning of any code provision.
  4. Notes in the IBC, in the codes and standards referenced in the IBC and in the state amendments to the IBC may modify the content of a related provision and shall be considered to be a valid part of the provision, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.
  5. References to International Codes and standards, where used in this code, include state amendments made to those International Codes and standards in the VCC.

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