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IC 31-37-2
     Chapter 2. Delinquent Children Who Commit Certain Other Acts and Who Need Care, Treatment, or Rehabilitation

IC 31-37-2-1
Delinquent child defined
    
Sec. 1. A child is a delinquent child if, before becoming eighteen (18) years of age, the child:
        (1) commits a delinquent act described in this chapter; and
        (2) needs care, treatment, or rehabilitation that:
            (A) the child is not receiving;
            (B) the child is unlikely to accept voluntarily; and
            (C) is unlikely to be provided or accepted without the coercive intervention of the court.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.20.

IC 31-37-2-2
Delinquent act; leaving home without permission of parent, guardian, or custodian
    
Sec. 2. A child commits a delinquent act if, before becoming eighteen (18) years of age, the child leaves home:
        (1) without reasonable cause; and
        (2) without permission of the parent, guardian, or custodian, who requests the child's return.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.20.

IC 31-37-2-3
Delinquent act; violation of compulsory school attendance law
    
Sec. 3. A child commits a delinquent act if, before becoming eighteen (18) years of age, the child violates IC 20-33-2 concerning compulsory school attendance.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.20. Amended by P.L.1-2005, SEC.209.

IC 31-37-2-4
Delinquent act; habitual disobedience of parent, guardian, or custodian
    
Sec. 4. A child commits a delinquent act if, before becoming eighteen (18) years of age, the child habitually disobeys the reasonable and lawful commands of the child's parent, guardian, or custodian.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.20.

IC 31-37-2-5
Delinquent act; curfew violation
    
Sec. 5. A child commits a delinquent act if, before becoming eighteen (18) years of age, the child commits a curfew violation under IC 31-37-3.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.20.

IC 31-37-2-6


Delinquent act; violation concerning minors and alcoholic beverages
    
Sec. 6. A child commits a delinquent act if, before becoming eighteen (18) years of age, the child violates IC 7.1-5-7 concerning minors and alcoholic beverages.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.20.

IC 31-37-2-7
Delinquent act; fireworks violation
    
Sec. 7. A child commits a delinquent act if, before becoming eighteen (18) years of age, the child violates IC 22-11-14-6(c) concerning minors and fireworks.
As added by P.L.187-2006, SEC.16.