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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 35. Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 20. Regulation Governing the Monitoring, Approval, and Certification of Juvenile Justice Programs and Facilities

6VAC35-20-80. Certification audit procedures.

A. The program or facility shall demonstrate compliance as required in this chapter that the program or facility has no areas of noncompliance that pose an immediate and direct danger to residents.

B. The audit team shall (i) visit the program or facility and (ii) review and examine sufficient documentation to adequately render a determination of compliance as provided for in 6VAC35-20-85.

1. The burden of providing proof of compliance with regulatory requirements rests with the program or facility staff.

2. A program or facility with an approved variance or waiver shall provide such documentation to the certification audit team.

3. It is permissible to provide additional documentation should the certification team request it; however, such documentation must already exist when the audit begins.

4. Compliance shall be determined through documentation, interview, and observation.

Statutory Authority

§§ 16.1-233 and 66-10 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-10-001 § 3.4, eff. September 9, 1992; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 23, eff. September 1, 2003; Volume 29, Issue 26, eff. September 25, 2013.

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