TITLE XII
PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE

Chapter 169-F
COURT ORDERED PLACEMENTS

Section 169-F:1

    169-F:1 Purpose and Application of Chapter. – This chapter shall apply to any court ordered placement of any minor pursuant to RSA 169-B or any child pursuant to RSA 169-C or RSA 169-D, for the purposes of the effective implementation of any such placement.

Source. 1987, 402:35, eff. July 25, 1987.

Section 169-F:2

    169-F:2 Written Findings Required Under Certain Circumstances. – In cases in which the court does not follow a case plan or written recommendation from the department of health and human services, the court shall issue written findings explaining why the case plan or recommendation was not followed.

Source. 1987, 402:35. 1994, 212:2. 1995, 310:181, eff. Nov. 1, 1995.

Section 169-F:3

    169-F:3 Notification to the Department of Health and Human Services. – If, at any phase of the proceedings, the court contemplates ordering services or placement for a minor or a child, the court, prior to ordering such services or placement, shall notify the department of health and human services and shall afford the department an opportunity to be heard on the issue of appropriateness of the services or placement. The department shall provide the court with a recommendation for the disposition of the minor or child, which shall include the costs of the recommended services, placements and programs.

Source. 1987, 402:35. 1994, 212:2. 1995, 308:86; 310:175, 181, eff. Nov. 1, 1995.

Section 169-F:4

    169-F:4 Consent Agreements. – The court shall not approve any consent agreement unless the department of health and human services has been a party to such agreement and has been given an opportunity to be heard.

Source. 1990, 201:14. 1994, 212:2. 1995, 310:181, eff. Nov. 1, 1995.