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The Act provides how and when a court can declare a child mentally incompetent at a delinquency or unruly conduct hearing. The Act sets forth procedures for a court to find a child incompetent and to declare any child who is determined to be mentally incompetent dependent on the court. The Act provides a mechanism for the development and implementation of a competency plan for the treatment, habilitation, support, or supervision of any child who the court deems incompetent to participate in an adjudication or disposition hearing.

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