Code of Alabama - Title 12: Courts - Section 12-15-110 - Punishment for contempt of court of persons disobeying orders of the juvenile court generally
Section 12-15-110 - Punishment for contempt of court of persons disobeying orders of the juvenile court generally.
(a) Subject to the laws relating to the procedures therefor and the limitations thereon, the juvenile court may punish a person for contempt of court for disobeying an order of the juvenile court or for obstructing or interfering with the proceedings of the juvenile court or the enforcement of its orders.
(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a), the juvenile court shall be limited in the actions it may take with respect to a child violating the terms and conditions of the order of protective supervision as this term is defined in subdivision (5) of Section 12-15-301, to those which the juvenile court could have taken at the time of the original disposition of the juvenile court pursuant to subsection (a) of Section 12-15-314.
(c) A finding of indirect contempt not based on a delinquency petition does not constitute an adjudication of delinquency.
(Acts 1975, No. 1205, p. 2384, §5-147; §12-15-12; amended and renumbered by Act 2008-277, p. 441, §1.)Sections: Previous 12-15-103 12-15-104 12-15-105 12-15-106 12-15-107 12-15-108 12-15-109 12-15-110 12-15-111 12-15-112 12-15-113 12-15-114 12-15-115 12-15-116 12-15-117 Next
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