84. The judge may exclude the child or any other person from the court-room when the information produced could, in the opinion of the judge, cause prejudice to the child, if it were produced in the presence of the child or such other person. The advocate of the child must however remain in the court-room to represent him. If the child has no advocate, the tribunal shall appoint one to him exofficio.
The advocate of any other person excluded from the court-room may remain in the court-room to represent him.
1977, c. 20, s. 84; 1984, c. 4, s. 42; 1988, c. 21, s. 119; 1989, c. 53, s. 6, s. 11.