(705 ILCS 405/5-801)
    Sec. 5-801. Legislative declaration. The General Assembly finds that a substantial and disproportionate amount of serious crime is committed by a relatively small number of juvenile offenders. Part 8 of this Article addresses these juvenile offenders and, in all proceedings under Sections 5-805, 5-810, and 5-815, the community's right to be protected shall be the most important purpose of the proceedings.
(Source: P.A. 90-590, eff. 1-1-99.)