Report of the Proceedings, Volume 3

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Page 54 - ... it shall be the duty of the said probation officer to make such investigation as may be required by the court; to be present in court in order to represent the interests of the child when the case is heard, to furnish to the court such information and assistance as the judge may require; and to take charge of any child before and after the trial as may be directed by the court.
Page 54 - In the case of a delinquent child the court may continue the hearing from time to time, and may commit the child to the care and guardianship of a probation officer duly appointed by the court, and may allow said child to remain in its own home subject to the visitation of the probation officer...
Page 247 - Her experience in this connection led in 1898 to the setting-up of the Lancashire and Cheshire Society for the Permanent Care of the Feeble-Minded...
Page 54 - 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 260 - What children in their district, not being imbecile and not being" merely dull or backward, are defective ; that is to say, what children by reason of mental or physical defect are incapable of receiving proper benefit from the instruction in the ordinary public elementary schools...
Page 54 - In case a probation officer shall be appointed by any court, it shall be the duty of the clerk of the court, if practicable, to notify the said probation officer in advance when any child is to be brought before the...
Page 54 - ... and may allow said child to remain in its own home subject to the visitation of the probation officer; such child to report to the probation officer as often as may be required, and subject to be returned to the court for further...
Page 54 - When any child shall be sentenced to confinement in any institution to which adult convicts are sentenced, it shall be unlawful to confine such child in the same building with...
Page 54 - No court or magistrate shall commit a child under twelve (12) years of age to a jail or police station, but if such child is unable to give bail it may be committed to the care of the sheriff, police officer, or probation officer, who shall keep such child in some suitable place provided by the city or county outside the enclosure of any jail or police station.
Page 54 - The court shall have authority to appoint or designate one or more discreet persons of good character to serve as probation officers during the pleasure of the court; said probation officers to receive no compensation from the public treasury.

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