Treatment of Juvenile Delinquents

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Press of C.F. McIntosh, 1906 - Juvenile courts - 77 pages

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Page 34 - This Act shall be liberally construed, to the end that its purpose may be carried out, to wit: That the care, custody and discipline of a child shall approximate as nearly as may be that which should be given by its parents...
Page 33 - ... whose home, by reason of neglect, cruelty or depravity on the part of its parents, guardian or other person in whose care it may be, is an unfit place for such...
Page 33 - delinquent child" shall include any child under the age of sixteen (16) years who violates any law of this state or any city or village ordinance...
Page 33 - This act shall apply only to children under the age of sixteen years not now or hereafter inmates of a state institution, or any...
Page 33 - That is found begging or receiving alms (whether actually or under the pretext of selling or offering for sale anything), or being in any street or public place for the purpose of so begging or receiving alms. '"That is found wandering and not having any home or settled place of abode, or proper guardianship, or visible means of subsistence.
Page 42 - ... by both such fine and imprisonment. The court may impose conditions upon any person found guilty under this act, and so long as such person shall comply therewith to the satisfaction of the court, the sentence imposed may be suspended...
Page 42 - In all cases where any child shall be a delinquent child or a juvenile delinquent person, as defined by the statute of this state, the parent or parents, legal guardian, or person having the custody of such child, or any other person, responsible for, or by any act encouraging, causing or contributing to the delinquency of such child, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor...
Page 32 - For although, in general, parents are intrusted with the custody of the persons and the education of their children, yet this is done upon the natural presumption that the children will be properly taken care of, and will be brought up with a due education in literature, and morals, and religion, and that they will be treated with kindness and affection.
Page 34 - ... family home and become a member of the family by legal adoption or otherwise.
Page 33 - ... providing for the appointment of boards to investigate the qualifications of organizations receiving children under this Act. and prescribing the duties of such boards, and providing when proceedings under this Act shall be admissible in evidence,

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