45.0357 Neglected or dependent child-Consideration of placement.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 45.0357]

In placing the legal custody or guardianship of the person of a child with an individual or a private agency, the Court, in a disposition as provided in 45.0354, shall give primary consideration to the welfare of the child, but shall take into consideration the religious preference of the child or his parents whenever practicable.

History: 1980, PL 16-71 § 1.

Research Guide: CRS 193-1l1.