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Jurisdiction of courts
Education (EDN) CHAPTER 16, TITLE 6, ARTICLE 97
§ 4808. Jurisdiction of courts. Courts having jurisdiction of
children shall have power to commit children to the school who are
receivable therein as set forth in section forty-eight hundred seven.
Commitments by such courts shall be in accordance with the provisions of
the penal law and code of criminal procedure applicable thereto. The
commitment shall not be for any fixed period of detention. Such
detention shall be conducted with a view to the improvement and to the
restoration, as soon as practicable, of the child so committed to its
home, if after due investigation such home is found to be satisfactory.
The provisions of section four hundred eighty-six of the penal law as to
commitments to institutions shall apply fully to commitments to the