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§7B‑502.  Authority to issue custody orders; delegation.

In the case of any juvenilealleged to be within the jurisdiction of the court, the court may order thatthe juvenile be placed in nonsecure custody pursuant to criteria set out inG.S. 7B‑503 when custody of the juvenile is necessary.

Any district court judge shallhave the authority to issue nonsecure custody orders pursuant to G.S. 7B‑503.The chief district court judge may delegate the court's authority to personsother than district court judges by administrative order which shall be filedin the office of the clerk of superior court. The administrative order shallspecify which persons shall be contacted for approval of a nonsecure custodyorder pursuant to G.S. 7B‑503. (1979, c. 815, s. 1; 1981, c.425; 1983, c. 590, s. 1; 1998‑202, s. 6; 1999‑456, s. 60.)