2019 Georgia Code
Title 49 - Social Services
Chapter 4A - Department of Juvenile Justice
§ 49-4A-6. Rules and regulations

Universal Citation: GA Code § 49-4A-6 (2019)
  • (a) The board shall adopt rules and regulations for the government, operation, administration, and maintenance of juvenile detention facilities and may also adopt such other rules and regulations for the government and operation of the department as the board may deem necessary consistent with the provisions of this chapter.

  • (b) Rules and regulations adopted by the board under subsection (a) of this Code section shall recognize that a primary purpose of juvenile detention facilities is to carry out rehabilitative programs using evidence based programs or practices to the end that children housed in such facilities develop self-respect and self-reliance and acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to become good citizens who are qualified for honorable employment.


Code 1981, § 49-4A-6, enacted by Ga. L. 1992, p. 1983, § 24; Ga. L. 2013, p. 294, § 3-6/HB 242.

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