N.Y. Fam. Ct. Act § 611

Current through 2020 NY Law Chapter 249
Section 611 - Permanently neglected child; purpose of part

The purpose of this part is to provide the procedures for proceedings initiated in family court, pursuant to section three hundred eighty-four-b of the social services law, for the commitment of the guardianship and custody of a child upon the ground that the child is a permanently neglected child. As used in this part "permanently neglected child" shall mean permanently neglected child as defined in subdivision seven of section three hundred eighty-four-b of the social services law, and unless the context requires otherwise, the provisions of such section three hundred eighty-four-b shall be deemed applicable requirements in addition to the procedures contained in this part. All references in this part to petitions and proceedings initiated "under this part" shall be deemed references to petitions and proceedings initiated under section three hundred eighty-four-b of the social services law upon the ground that the child is a permanently neglected child.

N.Y. Family Court Law § 611