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AGO 1958 No. 164 >  February 25, 1958
JUVENILES - CONFINEMENT AFTER REMAND BY THE JUVENILE COURT TO THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR TRIAL UNDER THE CRIMINAL CODE AND PRIOR TO TRIAL - COURTS - AUTHORITY TO DETAIN JUVENILES UNDER THE AGE OF 18 IN A COUNTY OR CITY JAIL PENDING TRIAL ON A CRIMINAL CHARGE - CRIME - CONFINEMENT OF JUVENILES AWAITING TRIAL ON A CRIMINAL CHARGE
JUVENILES ‑- CONFINEMENT AFTER REMAND BY THE JUVENILE COURT TO THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR TRIAL UNDER THE CRIMINAL CODE AND PRIOR TO TRIAL -- COURTS ‑- AUTHORITY TO DETAIN JUVENILES UNDER THE AGE OF 18... (1) Juveniles under the age of 16 who have been remanded to the superior court for trial by the superior court on a criminal charge may not be detained in either a county or city jail pending trial even if they are kept separate and apart from the adult prisoners. (2) Juveniles between the ages of 16 and 18 who have been remanded to the superior court for trial on a criminal charge may be detained in either a city or county jail pending trial but they should be kept separate and apart from adult prisoners whenever possible. (3) The fact that the juvenile is charged with a violation of a city ordinance does not affect the answers to the first two questions.
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