Intermediate custody of girls removed from premises under section 13
17.(1) When a girl has been removed from any premises under the provisions of section 13, the officer carrying out the removal shall, until such girl can be brought before a Juvenile Court or Magistrate of the first class, cause her to be detained in such place as may be prescribed in this behalf by the Government.
(2) When such girl is produced, the Juvenile or Court the Magistrate, as the case may be, may order her to be detained until the disposal of her case in such place as may be prescribed in this behalf by the Government or may make her over to the care of a suitable person and may order such person to execute a bond for her production.
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