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Guardians and Wards Act, 1890 Complete Act - Bare Act

StateCentral Government
Act Info:
Chapter I
Section1 - Title, extent and commencement
Section2 - [Repealed]
Section3 - Saving of jurisdiction of Courts of Wards and Chartered High Courts
Section4 - Definitions
Section4A - Power to confer jurisdiction on subordinate judicial officers and to transfer proceedings to such officers
Chapter II
Section5 - Power of parents to appoint in case of European British subjects [Repealed]
Section6 - Saving of power to appoint in other cases
Section7 - Power of the Court to make order as to guardianship
Section8 - Persons entitled to apply for order
Section9 - Court having jurisdiction to entertain application
Section10 - Form of application
Section11 - Procedure on admission of application
Section12 - Power to make interlocutory order for production of minor and interim protection of person and property
Section13 - Hearing of evidence before making of order
Section14 - Simultaneous proceedings in different Courts
Section15 - Appointment or declaration of several guardians
Section16 - Appointment or declaration of guardian for property beyond jurisdiction of the Court
Section17 - Matters to be considered by the Court in appointing guardian
Section18 - Appointment or declaration of Collector in virtue of office
Section19 - Guardian not to be appointed by the Court in certain cases
Chapter III
Section20 - Fiduciary relation of guardian to ward
Section21 - Capacity of minors to act as guardians
Section22 - Remuneration of guardian
Section23 - Control of Collector as guardian
Section24 - Duties of guardian of the person
Section25 - Title of guardian to custody of ward
Section26 - Removal of ward from jurisdiction
Section27 - Duties of guardian of property
Section28 - Powers of testamentary guardian
Section29 - Limitation of powers of guardian of property appointed or declared by the Court
Section30 - Voidability of transfers made in contravention of section 28 or section 29
Section31 - Practice with respect to permitting transfers under section 29
Section32 - Variation of powers of guardian of property appointed or declared by the Court
Section33 - Right of guardian so appointed or declared to apply to the Court for opinion in management of property of ward
Section34 - Obligations on guardian of property appointed or declared by the Court
Section34A - Power to award remuneration for auditing accounts
Section35 - Suit against guardian where administration-bond was taken
Section36 - Suit against guardian where administration-bond was not taken
Section37 - General liability of guardian as trustee
Section38 - Right of survivorship among joint guardians
Section39 - Removal of guardian
Section40 - Discharge of guardian
Section41 - Cessation of authority of guardian
Section42 - Appointment of successor to guardian dead, discharged or removed
Chapter IV
Section43 - Orders for regulating conduct or proceedings of guardian, and enforcement of those orders
Section44 - Penalty for removal of ward from jurisdiction
Section45 - Penalty for contumacy
Section46 - Reports by Collectors and subordinate Courts
Section47 - Orders appealable
Section48 - Finality of other orders
Section49 - Costs
Section50 - Power of High Court to make rules
Section51 - Applicability of Act to guardians already appointed by Court
Section52 - Amendment of Indian Majority Act [Repealed]
Section53 - Amendment of Chapter XXXI of the Code of Civil Procedure [Repealed]

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