Legislation

Section 10 – Transfer of guardianship in case of death, incapacity etc of guardian.

Introduction

Unlike a local authority, a private guardian, being a living individual, may be unable or unwilling to continue acting. This section sets out when and how guardianship is to be transferred to the local authority. For this purpose, “local authority” means the authority in whose area the guardian resides (subsection (5)). Death or resignation of […]

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