Nevada Juvenile Justice

Sec. § 63.400
Acceptance of child at facility; time of delivery; juvenile court to send summary of child’s history.


If the juvenile court or the Division of Child and Family Services commits or places a child in a facility, the superintendent of the facility shall accept the child unless, before the child is conveyed to the facility, the superintendent determines that:


There is not adequate room or resources in the facility to provide the necessary care of the child;


There is not adequate money available for the support of the facility; or


In the opinion of the superintendent, the child is not suitable for admission to the facility.


The superintendent of the facility shall fix the time at which the child must be delivered to the facility.


The juvenile court shall send to the superintendent of the facility a summary of all the facts in the possession of the juvenile court concerning the history of the child committed to the facility.

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