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      CHC 843     


Art. 843.  Time for filing of petition; child in custody

A.  If a child is continued in custody prior to adjudication, the delinquency petition shall be filed within forty-eight hours of the hearing to determine continued custody.

B.  If no petition is filed within the applicable time period, the child shall be released.

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

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