34 U.S. Code § 10337 - Definitions

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For purposes of this subchapter—
(1)
the term “child” means an individual under the age of 18 years; and
(2)
the term “abuse” means physical or mental injury, sexual abuse or exploitation, or negligent treatment of a child.
Editorial Notes
Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 3796aa–8 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.

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