2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:36-24 - Missing children; legislative findings and declarations
18A:36-24. Missing children; legislative findings and declarations
The legislature finds and declares:
a. That there is a growing recognition of the prevalence and consequences of child abuse.
b. That the removal of children from school constitutes a deprivation in itself and may be an indicator of even more grievous abuses.
c. That the public schools can and should provide an early warning to the appropriate authorities when a child appears to be missing from the educational system.
L.1984, c. 228, s. 1, eff. Dec. 28, 1984.