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Article16.

Jurisdiction.

§ 7B‑1600.  Jurisdictionover undisciplined juveniles.

(a)        The court hasexclusive, original jurisdiction over any case involving a juvenile who isalleged to be undisciplined. For purposes of determining jurisdiction, the ageof the juvenile at the time of the alleged offense governs.

(b)        When the courtobtains jurisdiction over a juvenile under this section, jurisdiction shallcontinue until terminated by order of the court, the juvenile reaches the ageof 18 years, or the juvenile is emancipated.

(c)        The court hasjurisdiction over the parent, guardian, or custodian of a juvenile who is underthe jurisdiction of the court pursuant to this section, if the parent,guardian, or custodian has been served with a summons pursuant to G.S. 7B‑1805.(1979, c. 815, s. 1; 1983, c. 837, s. 1; 1985, c. 459, s. 2; 1987, c.409, s. 2; 1995, c. 328, s. 3; c. 462, s. 2; 1996, 2nd Ex. Sess., c. 18, s.23.2(c); 1998‑202, s. 6.)