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§ 3-825. Restrictions on place of detention for children

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 3. Courts of General Jurisdiction--Jurisdiction/Special Causes of Action (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 8. Juvenile Causes--Children in Need of Assistance (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-825
§ 3-825. Restrictions on place of detention for children
Commitment of children to correctional facilities prohibited
(a) A court may not commit a child who is subject to this subtitle to, and the child may not be detained at or transferred to, a correctional facility, as defined in § 1-101 of the Correctional Services Article.
Children who are not delinquent
(b) A child who is not a delinquent child, as defined in § 3-8A-01 of this title, may not be committed or transferred to a facility used for the confinement of delinquent children.
Children kept separate from adults
(c) Unless an individualized treatment plan developed under § 10-706 of the Health-General Article indicates otherwise, a child may not be:
(1) Committed or transferred to any public or private facility or institution unless the child is placed in accommodations that are separate from adults who are confined to that facility or institution; or
(2) Treated in any group with adults.


Added by Acts 2001, c. 415, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 2001.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-825, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-825
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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