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It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of 16 years to be upon the public streets, alleys, public places, public grounds, or public thoroughfares of the town during the hours from 10:00 p.m. official town time to 5:00 a.m. official town time. Such curfew time shall be extended to 11:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. It shall also be unlawful for any parent, guardian or other adult person having the care or custody of any person under the age of 16 years, knowingly to permit such minor person to be upon the streets, alleys, public places, public grounds, or public thoroughfares of the town during the above mentioned hours. The provisions of this section shall not apply when such minor person is accompanied by the child’s parent, guardian or custodian, or an adult specified by the child’s parent, guardian, or custodian, or while such minor is engaged in interstate or international travel from a location outside Indiana to another location outside Indiana, or participating in, going to, or returning from:
(1) Lawful employment;
(2) A school sanctioned activity;
(3) A religious event;
(4) An emergency involving the protection of a person or property from an imminent threat of serious bodily injury or substantial damage;
(5) An activity involving the exercise of the child’s rights protected under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution or Article 1, Section 31, of the Constitution of the State of Indiana, or both, such as freedom of speech and the right of assembly; or
(6) An activity conducted by a non-profit or governmental entity that provides recreation, education, training, or other care under the supervision of one or more adults.
(Ord. 59, passed 2-25-70) Penalty, see § 10.99
Generally, see I.C. 31-37-3-1 et seq.