Current through 2020 NY Law Chapter 249
Section 305.1 - Custody by a private person1. A private person may take a child who may be subject to the provisions of this article for committing an act that would be a crime if committed by an adult into custody in cases in which such private person may arrest an adult for a crime under section 140.30 of the criminal procedure law.2. Before taking such child under the age of sixteen into custody, a private person must inform the child of the cause thereof and require him to submit, except when he is taken into custody on pursuit immediately after the commission of a crime.3. After taking such child into custody, a private person must take the child, without unnecessary delay, to the child's home, to a family court, or to a police officer or peace officer.
N.Y. Family Court Law § 305.1Amended by New York Laws 2017, ch. 59,Sec. WWW-106, eff. 10/1/2019.Amended by New York Laws 2017, ch. 59,Sec. WWW-61, eff. 10/1/2018.