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Art. 819. Continued custody hearing; time limitations

            If a child is not released to the care of his parents, the court shall set and hold a hearing within three days after the child's entry into the juvenile detention center or shelter care facility. The three-day period includes any day that is included as a legal holiday under Article 114. When the last day of the three-day period is a legal holiday, the hearing shall be set and held on the next business day that is not a legal holiday. If the hearing is not held, the child shall be released unless the hearing is continued at the request of the child.

            Acts 1991, No. 235, §8, eff. Jan. 1, 1992; Acts 1993, No. 634, §1, eff. June 15, 1993; Acts 2019, No. 310, §1.

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