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(H) DELINQUENT, DEPENDENT, ETC., CHILDREN_Continued.
4. INSTITUTIONS FOR DELINQUENTS AND DEPENDENTS—Contd.

Institutions for dependents (State)--Continued.
Admission-Commitment-

Procedure.
Classes of children received.
Age limitations; how long retained, etc.

Physical and mental examinations upon entrance.
Delinquent children, transfer and removal of.
Expenses and support of child; payment by county, by

parent.
Education and training; employment in institution.
Placing out-Apprenticing-Adoption.
Miscellaneous.

(County, municipal, semipublic, and private institutions and agen-

cies are treated similarly; provisions for financing, State aid,
etc., and for licensing of private institutions and agencies are
specified.)

Institutions for delinquents and dependents.

(In indexing preference is given to the two preceding titles,

unless the law clearly indicates that both classes are re-
ceived in an institution. For subjects covered, see “ Insti-
tutions for delinquents” and “ Institutions for dependents”

hereunder.
Institutions in general.

(Certain constitutional and other provisions applying to insti-

tutions in general are specified.)

5. PLACING OR BOARDING OUT OF CHILDREN (by State, county,

or municipal boards)—

Classes of children received.
Age limitations.
Authority of board over various classes.
Method of placing.
Placement agents, investigation, supervision, etc.
Provisions for temporary care.

6. COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL RELIEF-

Almshouses, children in.
Children born in institutions, disposition of.
Legal settlement of child. (See Poor relief, hereunder.)
Mothers' pensions.
Pensions, miscellaneous.
Poor relief.
School children, special aid to.
Support of family of inmate of penal or other institution.
Miscellaneous.

(I) DEFECTIVE CHILDREN_Continued.

1. GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR DEFECTIVES-INSTITUTIONS.

FOR DEFECTIVES-Continued.

Deaf and dumb, institutions for-

(For subjects covered, see “Blind, institutions for," here-

under.)
Diseased, general provisions for-

Education of tubercular children in open-air schools; State

aid to, etc.

Miscellaneous.
Diseased, institutions for.

(For this subject, see “D_3.")
Feeble-minded and epileptic, general provisions for-

Commissions for studying treatment, needs, and care of.
Statistics relating to, etc.

Miscellaneous.
Feeble-minded and epileptic, institutions for.

(For subjects covered, see Blind, institutions for,” here-

under.)
Insane, hospitals for-

General provisions for admittance.
Provisions for children.

Miscellaneous.
Institutions in general.

(Certain constitutional and other provisions applying all

institutions for defectives are specified ; in indexing prefer-
ence is given to “ Institutions in general,” under Title

“H-4.")
Miscellaneous.

2. PREVENTION OF TRANSMISSION OF DEFECT-

Asexualization.
Miscellaneous.

For marriage and divorce of feeble-minded, epileptic, etc.,
see “A-3"; for sexual crimes committed with defectives,
see “C-1, Sexual crimes.")

(J) MINOR'S CAPACITY OR INCAPACITY TO ACQUIRE RIGHTS

AND TO INCUR LIABILITIES:

1. RIGHTS AND DISABILITIES IN GENERAL (MINOR'S CIVIL

STATUS, ETC.)—

Age of majority.
Capacity in which minor may act.
Capacity to appoint others to act.
Capacity to make a will.
Legal disability, what constitutes.
Legal disability, removal of.
Witnesses, minors as.
Miscellaneous.

(J) MINOR'S CAPACITY OR INCAPACITY TO ACQUIRE RIGHTS

AND INCUR LIABILITIES–Continued.

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2. MISCELLANEOUS RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES

Actions. (For real actions, see Real property hereunder.)

Right of action, who has.
Capacity to sue and be sued; guardian ad litem, necessity

and purpose of appointment, etc.
Procedure: Summons, how served, etc.
Effect of attaining majority during action.
Judgment; review of action, appeal, etc.

Limitation of actions.
Citizenship of minor.
Contracts.
Inheritance and testamentary rights. (For adopted and ille-

gitimate children, see "A-4” and “A-5.")
Personal property.
Real property. (For care of property by guardian, see “B.”)
Torts: Wrongs, liability for.
Miscellaneous.

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