Maine Revised Statutes

§9003. Definitions--Article III

For the purposes of this compact: [1983, c. 459, §6 (NEW).]

1. Court.  "Court" means any court having jurisdiction over delinquent, neglected or dependent children;
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2. Delinquent juvenile.  "Delinquent juvenile" means any juvenile who has been adjudged delinquent and who, at the time the provisions of this compact are invoked, is still subject to the jurisdiction of the court that has made such adjudication or to the jurisdiction or supervision of an agency or institution pursuant to an order of such court;
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3. Probation or parole.  "Probation or parole" means any kind of conditional release of juveniles authorized under the laws of the state party hereto;
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4. Residence.  "Residence" or any variant thereof means a place at which a home or regular place of abode is maintained;
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5. State.  "State" means any state, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico;
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6. Minor.  "Minor" means any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. A person charged with or convicted of a crime as an adult in a demanding state, whose extradition from this State is sought by the demanding state shall be subject to the provisions of Title 15, sections 201 to 229, although the person is a minor under the laws of this State; and
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7. Adult.  "Adult" means a person who has attained the age of 18 years.
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SECTION HISTORY
1983, c. 459, §6 (NEW).

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