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GUARDIANSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION ACT 1995

- Act 44 of 1995
- Royal Assent 22 September 1995

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - Preliminary

   1.      1. Short title
   2.      2. Commencement
   3.      3. Interpretation
   4.      4. Meaning of "person responsible"
   5.      5. Objects of Act
   6.      6. Principles to be observed

   PART 2 - Establishment, Constitution and Procedure of Board

   7.      7. Guardianship and Administration Board
   7A.     7A. Role of President
   8.      8. Functions of Board
   8A.     8A. Board to sit in divisions
   9.      9. Staff of Board
   10.     10. Appointment of persons to assist Board
   11.     11. Procedure of Board
   12.     12. Proceedings of Board to be held in public
   13.     13. Reports of proceedings

   PART 3 - The Public Guardian

   14.     14. Public Guardian and Deputy Public Guardian
   15.     15. Functions and powers of Public Guardian
   16.     16. Staff of Public Guardian
   17.     17. Investigations
   18.     18. Delegation

   PART 4 - Guardianship Orders Division 1 - Application forguardianship
   order

   19.     19. Application for guardianship order

           Division 2 - Appointment of guardian

   20.     20. Guardianship order
   21.     21. Persons eligible as guardians
   22.     22. Alternative guardians
   23.     23. Orders to be forwarded to Public Guardian
   24.     24. Expiration of guardianship orders

           Division 3 - Powers and duties of guardian

   25.     25. Authority of full guardian
   26.     26. Authority of limited guardian
   27.     27. Exercise of authority by guardian
   28.     28. Power to enforce guardianship order
   29.     29. Urgent powers in case of unlawful detention of persons with
           a disability
   30.     30. Removal of persons to place of safety
   31.     31. Advice or directions as to guardianship orders

   PART 5 - Appointment of enduring guardian

   32.     32. Appointment of enduring guardian
   32A.    32A. Alternative enduring guardian
   32B.    32B. Right of enduring guardian to information
   32C.    32C. Transactions that may involve conflict of duty
   32D.    32D. Keeping of records, &c.
   33.     33. Revocation of appointment by appointor
   34.     34. Revocation or amendment of appointment by Board
   35.     35. Advice or directions as to instruments of appointment

   PART 6 - Consent to Medical and Dental Treatment Division 1 -
   Preliminary

   36.     36. Application of Part 6
   37.     37. Part 6 to prevail over Criminal Code

           Division 2 - Medical and dental treatment

   38.     38. Unlawful medical or dental treatment
   39.     39. Persons authorized to consent to medical or dental treatment
   40.     40. Urgent medical or dental treatment
   41.     41. Medical or dental treatment without consent
   42.     42. Unlawful consent to medical or dental treatment
   43.     43. Consent by persons responsible
   44.     44. Applications for consent of Board
   45.     45. Consent of Board
   46.     46. Consent to continuing or further special treatment by
           guardian with authority of Board

           Division 2A - Power to make guardianship order or administration
           order

   46A.    46A. Power to make guardianship order or administration order

           Division 3 - General

   47.     47. Effect of consent
   48.     48. Preservation of liability
   48A.    48A. Saving for rights under other laws

   PART 7 - Administration Orders Division 1 - Objects of Part 7

   49.     49. Objects of Part 7

           Division 2 - Administration orders

   50.     50. Application for administration order
   51.     51. Administration orders
   52.     52. Expiration of administration orders
   53.     53. Administration order may not be made if enduring power of
           attorney is in force
   54.     54. Persons eligible as administrators
   55.     55. Remuneration of professional administrators

           Division 4 - Powers and duties of administrator

   56.     56. Powers and duties of administrator
   57.     57. Exercise of power by administrator
   58.     58. Settlements and gifts
   59.     59. Powers of investment
   60.     60. Preservation of interests in represented person's property
   61.     61. Application by administrator for advice, &c.
   62.     62. Power of administrator to act until notice of discharge
   63.     63. Reporting requirements for administrators
   64.     64. Delegation of Board's functions as to reporting

   PART 8 - Emergency Orders

   65.     65. Emergency orders

   PART 9 - Annual Reports and Review of Orders

   66.     66. Annual reports in respect of represented persons
   67.     67. Review of orders
   68.     68. Order after review

   PART 10 - Miscellaneous and Supplemental Division 1 - Hearings by
   Board

   69.     69. Notice of hearing
   69A.    69A. Board may make application under Vexatious Proceedings Act
           2011
   70.     70. Giving of notice
   71.     71. Hearing not to be invalidated by failure to give notice,
           &c.
   72.     72. Date for hearing
   73.     73. Appearance at hearing of Board
   73A.    73A. Interim order on adjournment
   74.     74. Statement of reasons
   74A.    74A. Contempt of Board

           Division 2 - Special case and appeals

   75.     75. Special case for the opinion of Court
   76.     76. Appeals against decisions of Board

           Division 3 - Powers of courts

   77.     77. Powers of courts

           Division 4 - Legal provisions

   78.     78. Protection from liability
   79.     79. Evidentiary
   80.     80. Costs and expenses
   81.     81. Recognition of orders made in other States, &c.
   81A.    81A. Instruments made under corresponding laws

           Division 5 - Accounts and reports

   82.     82. Accounts and records of Board and Public Guardian
   83.     83. 
   84.     84. Annual report of Board and Public Guardian
   85.     85. Protection relating to reports and information

           Division 6 - Offences and supplemental

   86.     86. Confidentiality of information
   87.     87. Offences
   88.     88. Power to open wills
   89.     89. Duty to keep register
   90.     90. Regulations
   90A.    90A. Savings and transitional provisions
   90B.    90B. Transitional provisions consequent on Guardianship and
           Administration Amendment Act 2013
   91.     91. Administration of Act
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2
           SCHEDULE 3
           SCHEDULE 4

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