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TENNESSEE COMPILATION OF SELECTED LAWS ON CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES, 2011 EDITION

TENNESSEE CODE ANNOTATED

Title 37 Juveniles

Chapter 1 Juvenile Courts and Proceedings

Part 4 Mandatory Child Abuse Reports

37-1-401. Part definitions.

As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) “Child” means a person who is under eighteen (18) years of age or who is reasonably presumed to be under eighteen (18) years of age;

(2) “Department” means the department of children's services; and

(3) “Report of harm” means a report filed under § 37-1-403.

Acts 1973, ch. 81, § 1; impl. am. Acts 1975, ch. 219, § 1; T.C.A., § 37-1201; Acts 1987, ch. 145, § 25; 1988, ch. 964, § 4; 1996, ch. 1079, § 73.

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