a. The Division of Child Protection and Permanency, shall immediately after the receipt of such report, and after making a determination
to take the child into protective custody, shall serve or attempt to serve, written
notice upon the parents or guardian that the said child has been taken into protective
custody. The notice shall contain a statement of the maximum duration of the protective custody
and the location of the child during protective custody.
b. The parents or guardian of a child in protective custody may, upon request and
in the reasonable discretion of the physician, director, or his designate, or appropriate
official of the Division of Child Protection and Permanency, visit the child, provided that the life or health of the child will not be endangered
by such visit.
c. The entire period of protective custody shall not exceed three court days. The protective custody may be terminated earlier at the discretion of the reporting
physician, director or appropriate official of the Division of Child Protection and Permanency, or upon order of the court.
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