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Art. 822.  Place of continued custody prior to adjudication

A.  Following the hearing required by Article 819, the court may order a child alleged to have committed a delinquent act or alleged to have violated probation or parole for a delinquent act, continued in custody in a licensed public or private facility for juveniles, if licensure is required by law for such a facility, or in a private home subject to the supervision of the court or in a juvenile detention center.

B.  The court shall not place a child alleged to be delinquent in the custody of either the department of Children and Family Services or the department of Public Safety and Corrections prior to adjudication.

C.  No child subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court shall be held in an adult jail or lockup.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §8, eff. Jan. 1, 1992.

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