STATUS OF CHILDREN ACT 1987

Amendment of section 6 of the Act of 1964.

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11.Section 6 of the Act of 1964 is hereby amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (4):

“(4) Where the mother of an infant has not married the infant’s father, she, while living, shall alone be the guardian of the infant unless there is in force an order under section 6A (inserted by the Act of 1987) of this Act or a guardian has otherwise been appointed in accordance with this Act.”.