2018 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Chapter 10 - Establishment and management
Section 9:10-1 - Establishment and management

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 9:10-1 (2018)

Section: 9:10-1: Establishment and management

The board of chosen freeholders of a county having a juvenile and domestic relations court may establish and equip a school of detention for dependent and delinquent children under sixteen years of age whom it may be necessary to detain by order or direction of the County Court and for that purpose may purchase suitable land and buildings or erect buildings on land owned by the county, but the consent of the County Court shall be had before any lands shall be purchased or buildings erected for such purpose.

The school of detention with the land belonging thereto shall constitute a special school district in such county and the county superintendent of schools shall apportion and pay to the county treasurer, who shall be the custodian of the school's moneys, such apportionment of State school moneys and interest and surplus revenues as are paid to other school districts.

The general management of the detention school when completed shall be vested in a board of directors consisting of the judge of the juvenile and domestic relations court, the county superintendent of schools, two members of the board of chosen freeholders selected by the director of such board and such director and the superintendent of schools of the most populous city in the county.

Amended by L.1953, c. 9, p. 77, s. 21.

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