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Michigan Compiled Laws Annotated. Chapters 701 to 713. Probate Code. The Probate Code of 1939. Chapter XIIA. Juveniles and Juvenile Division. 712A.18l. Juveniles, guilty of cruelty to animals or arson; court ordered psychiatric or psychological treatment

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Citation: M. C. L. A. 712A.18l

Citation: MI ST 712A.18l


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 11/2014

Summary:   This statute provides that if a juvenile is found to be within the court's jurisdiction for an offense that, if committed by an adult, would be a violation of the Michigan penal code relating to either cruelty to animals or arson, the court shall order that the juvenile be evaluated to determine if he or she needs psychiatric or psychological treatment. If the court determines that psychiatric or psychological treatment is appropriate, the court may order that treatment in addition to any other treatments or penalties allowed by law.


Statute in Full:

Sec. 18l. If a juvenile is found to be within the court's jurisdiction under section 2(a)(1) of this chapter for an offense that, if committed by an adult, would be a violation of section 50b of the Michigan penal code, 1931 PA 328, MCL 750.50b, having to do with cruelty to animals, or would be a violation of sections 71 to 80 of the Michigan penal code, 1931 PA 328, MCL 750.71 to 750.80, having to do with arson, the court shall order that the juvenile be evaluated to determine the need for psychiatric or psychological treatment. If the court determines that psychiatric or psychological treatment is appropriate for that juvenile, the court may order that treatment. This section does not preclude the court from entering any other order of disposition allowed under this chapter.

CREDIT(S)

P.A.1939, No. 288, § 18l, added by P.A.2000, No. 175, Eff. Oct. 1, 2000.

 



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