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§ 9:6-1Abuse, abandonment, cruelty and neglect of child; what constitutes
§ 9:6-1.1Treatment of ill children according to religious tenets of church
§ 9:6-2"Parent" and "custodian" defined
§ 9:6-3Cruelty and neglect of children; crime of fourth degree; remedies
§ 9:6-3.1Suspension; due process rights; remedial plan
§ 9:6-4Jurisdiction of complaints
§ 9:6-5Complaints, who may prefer
§ 9:6-6Disposition of fines, penalties and forfeitures
§ 9:6-7Agents of societies commissioned as police officers and constables
§ 9:6-8Warrants to enter place of supposed violation, arrest
§ 9:6-8.8Health, safety of child paramount concern
§ 9:6-8.9"Abused child" defined
§ 9:6-8.10Report of abuse
§ 9:6-8.10aRecords of child abuse reports; confidentiality; disclosure
§ 9:6-8.10bPermitting or encouraging release of record or report; penalty
§ 9:6-8.10cChild abuse record information check on designated caretaker
§ 9:6-8.10dRules, regulations
§ 9:6-8.10eCheck of child abuse registry for guardians
§ 9:6-8.11Actions to ensure safety of child; investigation; report
§ 9:6-8.12Emergency telephone services for child abuse and neglect calls
§ 9:6-8.13Immunity
§ 9:6-8.14Violations including failure to make report; disorderly person
§ 9:6-8.15Rules and regulations
§ 9:6-8.16Child taken to physician or hospital for treatment of serious physical injury; protective custody
§ 9:6-8.17Report of action of taking protective custody of child
§ 9:6-8.18Division of Child Protection and Permanency, actions upon receipt of report
§ 9:6-8.19Notice to parents or guardian; visitation rights; limitation on period
§ 9:6-8.19aResource family parent, notice, opportunity to be heard
§ 9:6-8.20Physicians or directors of hospitals acting under this law; immunity from liability
§ 9:6-8.21Definitions
§ 9:6-8.22Jurisdiction of Superior Court, Chancery Division, Family Part
§ 9:6-8.23Law guardian; appointment
§ 9:6-8.24Jurisdiction
§ 9:6-8.25Transfer to and from the Superior Court
§ 9:6-8.26Venue
§ 9:6-8.27Temporary removal with consent
§ 9:6-8.28Preliminary order of court before preliminary hearing held
§ 9:6-8.29Removal of child without court order
§ 9:6-8.30Action by the division upon emergency removal
§ 9:6-8.31Preliminary orders after filing of complaint
§ 9:6-8.32Hearing to determine if child to be returned
§ 9:6-8.33Originating proceeding to determine abuse or neglect
§ 9:6-8.34Persons who may originate proceedings
§ 9:6-8.35Preliminary procedure
§ 9:6-8.36Admissibility of statements made during a preliminary conference
§ 9:6-8.36aReport to prosecutor of all instances of suspected child abuse, neglect
§ 9:6-8.37Issuance of summons
§ 9:6-8.38Service of summons
§ 9:6-8.39Issuance of warrant and reports
§ 9:6-8.40Records involving abuse or neglect
§ 9:6-8.40aExpungement of unfounded allegations
§ 9:6-8.41Required findings concerning notice
§ 9:6-8.42Effect of absence of parent or guardian
§ 9:6-8.43Notice of rights
§ 9:6-8.44Definition of "fact-finding hearing"
§ 9:6-8.45Definition of "dispositional hearing"
§ 9:6-8.46Evidence
§ 9:6-8.47Sequence of hearings
§ 9:6-8.48Adjournments
§ 9:6-8.49Priority to certain proceedings
§ 9:6-8.50Sustaining or dismissing complaint
§ 9:6-8.51Disposition of adjudication
§ 9:6-8.52Suspended judgment
§ 9:6-8.53Release to custody of parent or guardian
§ 9:6-8.54Placement of child
§ 9:6-8.55Order of protection
§ 9:6-8.56Probation supervision
§ 9:6-8.57Abandoned child
§ 9:6-8.58Provision for therapeutic services
§ 9:6-8.58aSubstance abuse assessment of parent of placed child
§ 9:6-8.58bRegulations
§ 9:6-8.59Staying, modifying, setting aside or vacating orders
§ 9:6-8.60Petition to terminate placement
§ 9:6-8.61Service of petition; answer
§ 9:6-8.62Examination of petition and answer; hearing
§ 9:6-8.63Orders on hearing
§ 9:6-8.64Successive petitions
§ 9:6-8.65Substitution for original placement
§ 9:6-8.66Failure to comply with terms and conditions of suspended judgment
§ 9:6-8.67Failure to comply with terms and conditions of probation
§ 9:6-8.68Effect of running away from place of placement
§ 9:6-8.69Release from responsibility under order of placement
§ 9:6-8.70Appealable orders
§ 9:6-8.71Appropriations
§ 9:6-8.72Rules and regulations
§ 9:6-8.72aRules, regulations
§ 9:6-8.73Severability
§ 9:6-8.74Short title
§ 9:6-8.75"New Jersey Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect
§ 9:6-8.76Task force membership
§ 9:6-8.77Vacancies; compensation
§ 9:6-8.78Providing staff
§ 9:6-8.79Task force's use of services and consultants
§ 9:6-8.80Meetings; hearings
§ 9:6-8.81Funds, solicitation, use
§ 9:6-8.82Report
§ 9:6-8.83Short title
§ 9:6-8.84Definitions relative to child abuse, neglect
§ 9:6-8.85Procedures for responding to reports of medical neglect
§ 9:6-8.86Pursuit of legal remedies for medical care
§ 9:6-8.87Exception to requirement to provide reasonable efforts to reunify child with parent
§ 9:6-8.88Child Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board
§ 9:6-8.89Membership, terms of board members
§ 9:6-8.90Duties of board
§ 9:6-8.91Determinations of board; composition of team; report
§ 9:6-8.92Confidential master file
§ 9:6-8.93Subpoena, review of records
§ 9:6-8.94Immunity from liability for civil damages
§ 9:6-8.95Solicitation of grants, other funds
§ 9:6-8.96Regulations by board
§ 9:6-8.97Citizen review panels
§ 9:6-8.98Rules, regulations by department
§ 9:6-8.99Regional diagnostic and treatment centers for child abuse and neglect established
§ 9:6-8.100Function of center, staffing
§ 9:6-8.101Purpose of center
§ 9:6-8.102Services provided by staff of center
§ 9:6-8.103Safety of child undergoing treatment assured
§ 9:6-8.104Establishment, maintenance of county-based multidisciplinary teams; "child advocacy center" defined
§ 9:6-8.106Rules, regulations
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