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132   LAWS OF ONTARIO

porary home or shelter is intended as a home for the child until it can be placed out, and for juvenile delinquents dealt with in the juvenile courts.

In an electoral district, town or village, there may be established by the Children's Aid Society, or by the Superintendent, a committee consisting of not less than six per-sons, at least one of whom shall, if practicable, be a woman, to be known as "The Children's Committee" to co-operate with the Superintendent and with the children's aid societies. By amendments made to the Act in recent years, local agents may be appointed to exercise the powers of the Superintendent in particular districts.

A neglected child may be taken in charge by a constable or an officer of the Children's Aid Society without a warrant and conveyed to a place of safety, until he or she can be brought before a judge, who, under the Act, will be a judge of the Supreme Court, or a county or a district court, or a police magistrate or a judge of a juvenile court or two justices of the peace.

The parent must be notified and an in-


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