2A:4A-72.  Recommendation of diversion
    a.  Where court intake services recommends diverting the juvenile, the reasons for the recommendation shall be submitted by intake services and approved by the court before the case is deemed diverted.

    b.  Where, in determining whether to recommend diversion, court intake services has reason to believe that a parent or guardian is a drug dependent person, as defined in section 2 of the  "New Jersey Controlled Dangerous Substances Act,"  P.L.1970, c. 226 (C. 24:21-2) or an alcoholic as defined by P.L.1975, c. 305 (C. 26:2B-8), the basis for this determination shall be stated  in its recommendation to the court.

    c.  The county prosecutor shall receive a copy of each complaint filed pursuant to section 11 of P.L.1982, c.77 (C.2A:4A-30) promptly after the filing of the complaint.

    d.  Within 5 days after receiving a complaint, the intake services officer shall advise the presiding judge and the prosecuting attorney of intake service's recommendation, as well as any other recommendations or objections received as to the complaint.  In determining whether to divert, the court may hold a hearing to consider the recommendations and any objections submitted by court intake services in light of the factors provided in this section.  The court shall give notice of the hearing to the juvenile, his parents or guardian, the prosecutor, arresting police officer and complainant or victim. Each party shall have the right to be heard on the matter.  If the court finds that not enough information has been received to make a determination, a further hearing may be ordered. The court may dismiss the complaint upon a finding that the facts as alleged are not sufficient to establish jurisdiction,  or that probable cause has not been shown that the juvenile committed a  delinquent act.

    L.1982, c. 81, s. 3, eff. Dec. 31, 1983.