(a)  The Department shall provide information and assistance concerning a juvenile case before, during or after a hearing as the court may require, including the preparation of written reports for the court, completion of risk and needs assessments to be used by the court at disposition and assistance in secure and non-secure custody matters.

(b)  Secure and Non-secure custody - The Department shall assist in secure and non-secure custody matters regarding alleged or adjudicated delinquent and undisciplined juveniles in accordance with any administrative order entered in the judicial district or court order entered by a judge. The Department may transport any juvenile in secure custody to and from any placement facility.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 7B-2413; 7B-1803; 7B-1900; 7B-1902; 7B-1903(e); 7B-1906(f); 143B-536;

Temporary Adoption Eff. July 15, 2002;

Eff. April 1, 2003;

Transferred from 28 NCAC 04A .0103 Eff. June 1, 2013;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 9, 2018.