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The following words and phrases used in this article shall have the following meanings unless a different meaning clearly appears from the context:

CARE AND CUSTODY: The legal authority of a parent or guardian to supervise or otherwise be responsible for a minor, or the express authority given from such parent or legal guardian of a minor to a responsible adult to supervise or otherwise be responsible for the activities and care of the minor.

EMERGENCY ERRAND: Any errand or travel undertaken to directly and immediately seek to prevent or reduce the consequences of an illness or injury, criminal or potentially criminal activity, or fire or other accident and shall include the seeking of aid and assistance from medical or emergency response personnel or the purchase of medications.

MINOR: Any unmarried, unemancipated person who is not a member of the armed forces of the United States and who is under the age of eighteen (18) years for the purpose of this article.

PUBLIC PLACES: Any place open to the public whether privately owned, including, but not limited to, parking lots and the interiors and exteriors of commercial establishments such as restaurants, stores or places of entertainment. (Ord. 2002-1-004, 1-3-2002; amd. 2003 Code)