2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:38-27 - Truancy and juvenile delinquency defined
18A:38-27. Truancy and juvenile delinquency defined
Any child between the ages of six and 16 years who shall repeatedly be absent from school, and any child of such age found away from school during school hours whose parent, guardian or other person having charge and control of the child is unable to cause him to attend school and any pupil who is incorrigible, actually vagrant, vicious, or immoral in conduct, shall be deemed to be a juvenile delinquent and shall be proceeded against as such.
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