SEC. 43-23-21. Medical examination; transcript of records; conveyance of child to institution.
Sections 43-23-1, 43-23-3, 43-23-5, 43-23-7, 43-23-9, 43-23-11, 43-23-13, 43-23-15, 43-23-17, 43-23-19, 43-23-21, 43-23-23, 43-23-25, 43-23-27, 43-23-29, 43-23-31, 43-23-33, 43-23-35, 43-23-37, 43-23-39, 43-23-41, 43-23-43, 43-23-45, 43-23-47, 43-23-49, 43-23-51, 43-23-53 and 43-23-55, Mississippi Code of 1972, which provide for the establishment and operation of family courts, are repealed.
The court may cause any child coming within its jurisdiction to have a physical and mental examination made. It shall be the duty of the court committing any child to any institution or agency to transmit with the order of commitment a carefully prepared transcript of the proceedings, social investigation, medical report, concerning said child, so as to aid the officials of the institution or agency in better understanding and classifying the child. If said medical examination discloses that any child is tubercular, feeble-minded or insane, such child shall not be committed to any state institution for delinquent or neglected children, but shall be committed in the manner provided by law to the particular state institution for such disabilities or infirmities.
The cost of conveying any child committed to any institution or agency shall be paid by the county from which such child is committed out of the general treasury of the county, upon approval of the court, provided that no compensation shall be allowed beyond the actual necessary expenses of the child and the person conveying it. In the case of a girl, the court shall designate some suitable woman to accompany her to said institution or agency.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 7187-11; Laws, 1964, ch. 328, Sec. 11, eff from and after passage (approved May 22, 1964). This section is repealed by Laws 1999, Ch. 432, Sec. 2 when such law is effectuated under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended and extended.