PROBATE CODE OF 1939 (EXCERPT)
Act 288 of 1939
712A.18g Commitment under MCL 712A.18(1)(e).
(1) In addition to any other disposition under this act, a juvenile other than a juvenile sentenced in the same manner as an adult under section 18(1)(n) of this chapter shall be committed under section 18(1)(e) of this chapter to a detention facility for a specified period of time if all of the following circumstances exist:
(a) The juvenile is under the jurisdiction of the juvenile division of the probate court under section 2(a)(1) of this chapter.
(b) The juvenile is adjudicated as or convicted of violating a criminal municipal ordinance or law of this state or the United States.
(c) The juvenile is found to have used a firearm during the criminal violation.
(2) The period of time specified under subsection (1) shall not exceed the length of the sentence that could have been imposed if the juvenile had been sentenced as an adult.
(3) “Firearm” means that term as defined in section 3t of chapter 1 of the Revised Statutes of 1846, being section 8.3t of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
History: Add. 1996, Act 258, Eff. Jan. 1, 1997
Popular Name: Probate Code
Popular Name: Juvenile Code
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