Rule 5. Definitions.

Terms in these rules have the same definitions as provided in Section 62A-7-101 and Sections 78A-6-105 and 78A-6-301 unless a different definition is given here. As used in these rules:

(a) "Abuse, neglect, and dependency" refers to proceedings under Section 78A-6-302 et seq. and 78A-6-501 et seq.

(b) "Adjudication" means a finding by the court, incorporated in a judgment or decree, that the facts alleged in the petition have been proved.

(c) "Adult" means a person 18 years of age or over, except that persons 18 years or over under the continuing jurisdiction of the juvenile court pursuant to Section 78A-6-120 shall be referred to as “minors”

(d) "Arraignment" means the hearing at which a minor is informed of the allegations and the minor's rights, and is given an opportunity to admit or deny the allegations.

(e) "Court records" means all juvenile court legal records, all juvenile court social and probation records, and all other juvenile court records prepared, owned, received, or maintained by the court.

(f) "Disposition" means any order of the court, after adjudication, pursuant to Section 78A-6-117.

(g) "Petition" means the document containing the material facts and allegations upon which the court's jurisdiction is based.

(h) "Preliminary inquiry" means an investigation and study conducted by the probation department upon the receipt of a referral to determine whether the interests of the public or of the minor require that further action be taken.

(i) "Substantiation proceedings" means juvenile court proceedings in which an individual or the Division of Child and Family Services seeks a judicial finding of a claim of substantiated, unsubstantiated or without merit with regards to a DCFS finding of severe child abuse or neglect for purposes of the Division's Licensing Information System.

(j) "Ungovernability" means the condition of a minor who is beyond the control of the parent/guardian, custodian or school authorities, to the extent that the minor's behavior or condition endangers the minor's own welfare or the welfare of others.