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6(1)For the purposes of their application to persons who have become guardians by virtue of this schedule, the following provisions shall have effect as modified or disapplied by this paragraph.
(2)In section 67(2) the reference to the certificate of appointment issued under section 58 shall be construed as a reference to the order of the court appointing the person as curator bonis, tutor-dative, tutor-at-law or guardian under the 1984 Act, as the case may be.
(3)Section 60 shall apply to a person who has become a guardian to an adult by virtue of this schedule and who was a curator bonis, tutor dative or tutor-at-law to that adult; and, for the purpose of that application, for the reference in section 60(1) to a period in respect of which a guardianship order has been made or renewed there shall be substituted a reference to the period of 5 years from the relevant date or (in the case of a curator bonis who has under paragraph 1(2), became guardian to a person on his attaining the age of 16 years) from the date on which the person attained the age of 16 years.
(4)Section 60 shall not apply to a person who has become a guardian to an adult by virtue of this schedule and who was a guardian of that adult under the 1984 Act, in which case the powers shall continue until such time as they would have continued had he not become a guardian by virtue of this schedule to this Act.
(5)In sections 68(2) and (3) and 76 the references to the chief social work officer of the local authority shall be construed as including references to the local authority.
(6)Schedule 2 shall apply only—
(a)in a case where; and
(b)to the extent that,
the Public Guardian has determined that it should apply.
(7)Any determination by the Public Guardian under sub-paragraph (6), or a decision by him not to make such a determination, may be appealed to the sheriff, whose decision shall be final.
(8)No reference in this Act to registration shall have effect in relation to any person who becomes a guardian by virtue of this schedule.
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