1717.14 Protection of children.

When an officer or agent of the Ohio humane society or of a county humane society deems it for the best interest of a child, because of cruelty inflicted upon the child or because of the child's surroundings, that the child be removed from the possession and control of the parents or persons having charge of the child, the officer or agent shall comply with section 2151.421 of the Revised Code.

As used in this section "child" means any person under eighteen years of age.

Effective Date: 01-01-1974; 09-21-2006 .