Sections
§ 5101 Definitions 31
§ 5102 Functions of the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families 31
§ 5103 Payment of accounts 31
§ 5104 Annual report to the Governor and to the General Assembly 31
§ 5105 Misnomer of Department in donation 31
§ 5106 Powers and duties of the Department 31
§ 5107 Commitments to the Department 31
§ 5108 Power to discharge or release 31
§ 5109 Treatment of juvenile inmates with mental conditions or mental disabilities; transfer 31
§ 5110 Separate operation 31
§ 5111 Aiding or harboring escapee from a facility of the Department; penalty 31
§ 5112 Ferris School for Boys 31

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 31 > Chapter 51

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Child: means a person who has not reached the age of 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Commitment: refers to the vesting of legal custody of juveniles in the custody of the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families under the provisions of §§ 5106-5108 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 7972
  • Court: means any court of competent jurisdiction. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 7972
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Social Services. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 7972
  • Department: means the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 7972
  • Detention: refers to the holding of a juvenile by the Department in the separate Detention Department provided for in § 5110 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 7972
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the Director of the State Division of Public Health. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 7990
  • Division: means the State Division of Public Health within the Department of Health and Social Services of the State. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 7990
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • HIV: means the Human Immunodeficiency Virus that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 7990
  • Juvenile: means a minor. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 7972
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Participant: means an injection drug user who exchanges a sterile needle and syringe unit pursuant to the program established in § 7991 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 7990