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Family Court Act (FCT) CHAPTER 686, ARTICLE 1, PART 1
§ 119. Definitions. When used in this act and unless the specific
context indicates otherwise:

(a) "Duly authorized association, agency, society or institution"
means any institution supported or controlled by the state or by a
subdivision thereof; any social services official of this state; or an
association, agency, society, or institution, duly empowered to care for
children, which

(i) is incorporated under the laws of this state;

(ii) actually has its place of business or home within the state; and

(iii) is approved, visited, inspected and supervised by the department
of family assistance, or which shall submit and consent to the approval,
visitation, inspection and supervision of the department of family

(b) "Person legally responsible for the child's care" includes the
child's custodian, guardian or any other person responsible for the
child's care at the relevant time.

(c) The term "infant" or "minor" means a person who has not attained
the age of eighteen years.