TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-9
Children

SECTION 11-9-5.1


   § 11-9-5.1  Investigation upon report of cruelty or neglect. – In order to protect a child from cruelty or neglect, where any person has reasonable cause to believe that any child is being neglected or cruelly treated as defined in § 14-1-3 and reports such incident to the department of children, youth, and families, the department must cause an immediate investigation.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1975, ch. 199, § 1.)