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Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017

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8Guardians and effect of guardianship order

(1)A guardian must act in what the guardian reasonably believes to be the missing person’s best interests (see section 18).

(2)A guardian is to be treated as the missing person’s agent with the authority conferred by the guardianship order and this Act.

(3)Before taking a decision in relation to which it would be reasonable to expect the missing person to consult a particular person, the guardian must consult that person unless it is not reasonably practicable to do so.

(4)A guardianship order does not affect any rights, powers or other interests of third parties in relation to the missing person’s property or financial affairs.

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