[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Angola 9-16-1985 by L.L. No. 4-1985 (Ch. 65, Art. IV, of the 1974 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Prohibition. No child under the age of 17 years shall be upon the streets or in any public place or building of the Village of Angola after 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday and after 11:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, or before 4:30 a.m. on any day, unless accompanied by a parent, guardian or an adult having legal control and custody of such minor person.
[Amended 5-21-2001 by L.L. No. 5-2001]
Obligation of parent or guardian. No parent or guardian of any child shall permit such child, except as accompanied as provided in this section, to loiter or congregate in the manner prohibited in this section.
Exceptions. This chapter shall not be construed to prohibit a minor under the age of 17 years from going directly to his or her home or place of residence from any place of entertainment, church, school activity, place of employment, or any other social or group activity sponsored by a religious, charitable, educational, eleemosynary or public institution or group.
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit both the parent of a child who is alleged to have violated this chapter and the child from being prosecuted for the same offense. If a child is alleged to be in violation of this chapter more than 1/2 hour from 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday or more than 1/2 hour after 11:00 p.m. on Friday or Saturday, it shall be presumed that the parent permitted such child to loiter or congregate in the manner prohibited in this chapter.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall be subject to the following mandatory penalty: