118. If the person arrested is under 18 years of age, he must be entrusted to the care of the director of youth protection until his appearance.
The director of youth protection shall entrust the person arrested to the care of an institution operating a reception centre or a rehabilitation centre for shelter and shall, without delay, notify his parents or the person having parental authority of the place where he may be found, of the time and place he is to appear and of the proceedings being brought against him.
For the purposes of the second paragraph, “reception centre” has the meaning assigned to it by the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons (chapter S-5) and “rehabilitation centre” has the meaning assigned to it by the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2).
1983, c. 41, s. 118; 1992, c. 21, s. 287.