City of East Orange, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of East Orange 8-18-1975 by Ord. No. 44-1975. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Curfew — See Ch. 127.
Graffiti — See Ch. 157.
Littering — See Ch. 173.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 198.

§ 190-1 Parental responsibility for unlawful activities of minors; penalties.

[Amended 11-10-1980 by Ord. No. 15-1980]
A parent, guardian or other person having legal custody of a juvenile 18 years of age or under who fails or neglects to exercise reasonable supervision and control of the conduct of such juvenile shall be liable to a fine of not more than $500 or imprisonment in jail for a period not to exceed 90 days, or both, provided that:
A. 
Such juvenile, while on probation pursuant to an order by a juvenile and domestic relations court, engages in conduct, either by act or omission, which if engaged in by an adult would constitute a disorderly persons offense or a crime and the failure or neglect of said parent, guardian or other person to exercise reasonable control or supervision is causally related to said conduct of such juvenile; or
B. 
Such juvenile engages in conduct, either by act or omission, which if engaged in by an adult would constitute a disorderly persons offense or crime and said parent, guardian or other person shall have actual knowledge or implied knowledge of the conduct of such juvenile, and the failure or neglect of said parent, guardian or other person to exercise reasonable control or supervision is causally related to said conduct of such juvenile.