Guardianship of Infants Act 1964

F22 [ Power of court to appoint parent as guardian

6A

6A. (1) The court may, on an application to it by a person who, being a parent of the child, is not a guardian of the child, make an order appointing the person as guardian of the child.

(2) Without prejudice to other provisions of this Act, the appointment under this section of a guardian shall not, unless the court otherwise orders, affect the prior appointment (whether under this or any other enactment) of any other person as guardian of the child. ]

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Amendments:

F22

Substituted (18.01.2016) by Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (9/2015), s. 48, S.I. No. 12 of 2016.

Editorial Notes:

E26

Previous affecting provisions: section amended (9.01.1998) by Children Act 1997 (40/1997), ss. 6, 12, commenced as per s. 1(2); substituted as per F-note above.

E27

Previous affecting provision: section inserted (14.06.1988) by Status of Children Act 1987 (26/1987), s. 12, commenced as per s. 1(2)(b); substituted as per F-note above.