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Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017

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5Guardian’s role: property and financial affairs

(1)A guardianship order must appoint the guardian in relation to—

(a)all of the missing person’s property and financial affairs, or

(b)property or financial affairs of the missing person specified or described in the order.

(2)A guardianship order may not relate to the property and financial affairs of more than one person.

(3)A guardianship order may be made in respect of any property or financial affairs of the missing person, whether or not mentioned in the application, subject to subsection (4).

(4)A guardianship order may be made only in respect of property or financial affairs in respect of which the court is satisfied that—

(a)the conditions in section 3(2)(c) and (d) are met, and

(b)where the order is made in reliance on section 3(3), the urgency condition is met.

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