New Jersey Administrative Code
Title 3A - CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Chapter 10 - CHILD PROTECTION INVESTIGATIONS
Subchapter 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 3A:10-1.2 - Scope

Universal Citation: NJ Admin Code 3A:10-1.2

Current through Register Vol. 55, No. 48, December 18, 2023

(a) The provisions of this chapter apply to the following persons involved in a child protection investigation:

1. Each child and his or her family and each household member;

2. Each child at risk of abuse or neglect;

3. Each parent or guardian of such a child;

4. Each caregiver or paramour, including a temporary or an institutional caregiver;

5. Each person named as an alleged perpetrator of abuse or neglect;

6. Each reporter;

7. The Public Defender when acting as the Department's agent; and

8. Each Department representative.

(b) The provisions of this chapter as effective April 1, 2013, shall apply to investigations commenced or reopened by the Division of Child Protection and Permanency on or after April 1, 2013. Investigations commenced on or prior to March 31, 2013, for which a finding has not been made are subject to the provisions of this chapter in effect immediately prior to April 1, 2013.

New Rule, R.2005 d.441, effective 12/19/2005.
See: 37 N.J.R. 2132(a), 37 N.J.R. 5004(b).
Former N.J.A.C. 10:129-1.2, General policy, was recodified as N.J.A.C. 10:129-1.4.
Amended by R.2012 d.015, effective 2/6/2012.
See: 42 N.J.R. 3034(a), 44 N.J.R. 263(a).
In (a)1, inserted "and each household member"; and in (a)4, inserted "or paramour".
Amended by R.2013 d.055, effective 4/1/2013.
See: 44 N.J.R. 357(a), 44 N.J.R. 2437(a), 45 N.J.R. 738(a).
Added (b).

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