2018 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 9 - CHILDREN--JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS COURTS
Chapter 17B - Legislative findings
Section 9:17B-2 - Status of 18 to 21-year-olds

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 9:17B-2 (2018)

Section: 9:17B-2: Status of 18 to 21-year-olds

The Legislature by this act does not intend to:

a. Effect the release from confinement or transfer from one institution to another of a person attaining age 18 rather than 21 years;

b. Affect the right of a court to exercise its discretion in not sentencing a person between 18 and 21 years of age to a State prison;

c. Alter the right of persons under 20 years of age to be eligible for enrollment in public schools;

d. Alter the provisions of the uniform laws relative to gifts or transfers to minors;

e. Alter the provisions of N.J.S. 2A:14-21 with respect to the time within which a person under 21 years of age on January 1, 1973 may commence an action or make an entry under a cause or right accrued prior to said date;

f. Alter the provision of services pursuant to the laws relating to dependent and neglected children, allocated to chapter 4C of Title 30 of the Revised Statutes (C. 30:4C-1 to 30:4C-44), to persons between 18 and 21 years of age who seek to avail themselves of such services and who are enrolled in a school or training program below college level or who require a course of treatment for emotionally, cognitively or physically disabled persons.

P.L. 1972, c. 81, s.2; amended 1972, c.206, s.1; 1987,c.18,s.2.

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