600.2  Definitions.

1.  "Child", "parent", "parent-child relationship", "termination of parental rights", "biological parent", "stepparent", "guardian", "custodian", "guardian ad litem", "minor", "adult", "agency", "department", "court", "juvenile court", "independent placement" mean the same as defined in section 600A.2.

2.  "Investigator" means a natural person who is certified or approved by the department of human services, after inspection by the department of inspections and appeals, as being capable of conducting an investigation under section 600.8.

Section History: Early form

  [C77, 79, 81, § 600.2]

Section History: Recent form

  90 Acts, ch 1204, §64; 94 Acts, ch 1046, §12

Internal References

  Referred to in § 600A.4

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