§ 8-10-22. Intake department Duties.
Within the family court there shall be established an intake department. Its duties shall be to receive applications and complaints relative to juvenile matters presented to the court, to provide for a thorough investigation of the applications and complaints, and to report thereon to the court before formal petition is filed. The intake department shall perform such other duties as shall be assigned to it by the court.
(P.L. 1944, ch. 1441, § 9; G.L. 1956, § 8-10-11; P.L. 1961, ch. 73, § 1.)