588-2 Definitions of child abuse. For purposes of this chapter:

"Child sexual abuse" means any of the offenses described under chapter 707, part V, when committed against a person under the age of eighteen years or as set forth in paragraph (2) of the definition of "harm" in section 587A-4.

"Serious physical child abuse" means any of the offenses described in paragraph (1) of the definition of "harm" set forth in section 587A-4 when the offense rises to the degree of a felony as defined in section 701-107. [L 1986, c 169, pt of 1; am L 2001, c 219, 4; am L 2011, c 43, 19]

 

 

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