|DRAFT CSC, Title 23. Family Law|
§ 1801. Adoption of flexible procedures by courts.
§ 1802. "Delinquent child" defined.
§ 1803. Proceedings; conduct generally; delinquency not a crime.
§ 1804. Same; where brought.
§ 1805. Orders for persons encouraging, causing or contributing to delinquency; appeals.
§ 1806. Confinement.
In cases involving offenders under the age of 18
(1) Report by a welfare of probation officer in advance of trial;
(2) Detention, where necessary, apart from adult offenders;
(3) Hearing informally in closed session;
(4) Interrogation of parents or guardians and release in their custody if appropriate.
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Source: (TT Code 1966, § 495.) 15 TTC § 1.
As used in this title, "delinquent child" includes any child:
(1) Who violates any Chuuk State
(2) Who does not subject himself to the reasonable control of his parents, teachers, guardian, or custodian, by reason of being wayward or habitually disobedient; or
(3) Who is a habitual truant from home or school; or
(4) Who deports himself so as to injure or endanger the morals or health of himself or other.
Source: (TT Code 1966, § 437.) 15 TTC § 2, modified.
Proceedings against a person under 18
Source: (TT Code 1966, § 432 (part).) 15 TTC § 3.
Proceedings against a person as a delinquent child may be brought in the trial division of the
Source: (TT Code 1966, § 432, second paragraph.) 15 TTC § 4, modified.
(1) In any juvenile delinquency proceeding, if it is found by the court that any person in encouraging, causing, or contributing to acts or conditions which result in an adjudication of the delinquency of a child, the court may require such person to be brought before the court and, after hearing, may order such person to do any specific thing which falls within the duty owed by such person to the child, or refrain from doing any specific act inconsistent with that duty, and, upon the failure of such person to comply with the order of the court, he may be proceeded against for criminal or civil contempt of court.
(2) An adjudication in juvenile delinquency proceedings and all orders in connection with such adjudication shall be subject to appeal as in civil actions, except that no filing fees shall be required.
Source: (TT Code 1966, § 438.) 15 TTC § 5.
A person adjudged to be a delinquent child may be confined in such place, under such conditions, and for such period as the court, deems in the best interests of the child require, not exceeding the period for which he might have been confined if he were not treated as a "juvenile offender" under this title.
Source: (TT Code 1966, § 432 (part).) 15 TTC § 6, modified.