2018 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Chapter 6A
Section 9:6A-10 - Definitions

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 9:6A-10 (2018)

Section: 9:6A-10: Definitions

For the purposes of this act:

a. "Child" means a person under 18 years of age.

b. "Child abuse" means abuse, abandonment, cruelty or neglect of a child as defined in R.S. 9:6-1, endangering the welfare of a child as defined in N.J.S. 2C:24-4 or any sexual offense as defined in chapter 14 of Title 2C of the New Jersey Statutes which is committed against a child.

L. 1986, c. 27, s. 1, eff. June 17, 1986.

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