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21-857.


21-857.
   
   1. "Every person," as used in Sections 856, Section 1 of this act,
   857, 858.1 and 858.2 of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes, shall
   include human beings, without regard to their legal or natural
   relationship to such minor, as well as legal or corporate entities.
   
   2. "Minor" or "child," as used in Sections 856, Section 1 of this act,
   857, 858.1 and 858.2 of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes, shall
   include male or female persons who shall not have arrived at the age
   of eighteen (18) years at the time of the commission of the offense.
   
   3. "Encourage," as used in Sections 856, Section 1 of this act, 857,
   858.1 and 858.2 of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes, in addition to
   the usual meaning of the word, shall include a willful and intentional
   neglect to do that which will directly tend to prevent such act or
   acts of delinquency on the part of such minor, when the person accused
   shall have been able to do so.
   
   4. "Delinquent child," as used in Sections 856, 857, 858.1 and 858.2
   of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes, shall include a minor, as herein
   defined, who shall have been or is violating any penal statute of this
   state, or who shall have been or is committing any one or more of the
   following acts, to wit:
   
   (a) Associating with thieves, vicious or immoral persons.
   
   (b) Frequenting a house of ill repute.
   
   (c) Frequenting any policy shop, or place where any gambling device is
   operated.
   
   (d) Frequenting any saloon, dram shop, still, or any place where
   intoxicating liquors are manufactured, stored or sold.
   
   (e) Possession, carrying, owning or exposing any vile, obscene,
   indecent, immoral or lascivious photograph, drawing, picture, book,
   paper, pamphlet, image, device, instrument, figure or object.
   
   (f) Willfully, lewdly or lasciviously exposing his or her person, or
   private parts thereof, in any place, public or private, in such manner
   as to be offensive to decency, or calculated to excite vicious or lewd
   thoughts, or for the purpose of engaging in the preparation or
   manufacture of obscene, indecent or lascivious photographs, pictures,
   figures or objects.
   
   (g) Possessing, transporting, selling, or engaging or aiding or
   assisting in the sale, transportation or manufacture of intoxicating
   liquor, or the frequent use of same.
   
   (h) Being a runaway from his or her parent or legal guardian.
   
   (i) Violating any penal provision of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous
   Substances Act.
   

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