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Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Missing persons

    1. 1.Missing persons

  3. Guardianship orders

    1. 2.Applying for a guardianship order

    2. 3.Making a guardianship order

    3. 4.Choice of guardian

    4. 5.Guardian's role: property and financial affairs

    5. 6.Guardian's role: rights and powers etc

    6. 7.Period of guardianship

  4. Guardians

    1. 8.Guardians and effect of guardianship order

    2. 9.Expenses, remuneration and records

    3. 10.Directions by the court to guardians

    4. 11.Actions outside guardian's authority etc

  5. Variation and revocation of guardianship orders

    1. 12.Variation of guardianship order

    2. 13.Revocation of guardianship order

    3. 14.Automatic revocation

    4. 15.Protection following variation or revocation

  6. Two or more guardians

    1. 16.Appointment of two or more guardians

  7. Supervision of guardians

    1. 17.Supervision of guardians by the Public Guardian

  8. Missing person's best interests

    1. 18.Missing person's best interests

  9. Applications, intervention and codes of practice

    1. 19.Requirement for applicants to have sufficient interest

    2. 20.Giving notice of applications

    3. 21.Right to intervene

    4. 22.Codes of practice

  10. General

    1. 23.The court

    2. 24.Interpretation

    3. 25.Extent, commencement and short title

    1. SCHEDULE

      APPOINTMENT OF TWO OR MORE GUARDIANS

      1. Powers of court when appointing two or more guardians

        1. 1.(1) This paragraph applies where, when making or varying a...

      2. Power of court to remove guardians

        1. 2.(1) This paragraph applies where a guardianship order appoints two...

      3. Guardians appointed to act jointly

        1. 3.(1) This paragraph applies where a guardianship order appoints two...

      4. Death of a guardian

        1. 4.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) a guardianship order appoints...

      5. Expiry of period of appointment of a guardian

        1. 5.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) a guardianship order appoints...

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