Children and Family Relationships Act 2015


Amendment of section 6A of Act of 1964

48. The Act of 1964 is amended by the substitution of the following section for section 6A:

“Power of court to appoint parent as guardian

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.”.