Any person who shall by any act, or by any word, encourage, contribute toward, cause or tend to cause any minor child under the age of 17 years to become neglected or delinquent so as to come or tend to come under the jurisdiction of the Juvenile Division of the Probate Court, or cause or permit any minor child to engage in any occupation that would be likely to endanger the minor child’s health or deprave the minor child’s morals, or to habitually permit the child to frequent the company of or consort with reputed thieves or prostitutes, whether or not such child in fact be adjudicated a ward of the Probate Court shall be guilty of a violation of this ordinance.
(Ord. 1662, passed 1-22-1962; Ord. 2319, passed 3-13-1972)
Statutory reference:
   Similar State law, see MSA § 28.340