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Support Provided by the Guardianship Board

Request for Advice

 
 
A guardian may request the advice of the Board regarding any matter relating to the scope of the guardianship order or the exercise of any of the functions, obligations and duties of the guardian under the Guardianship Order.
   
The Board may; ​  
  • ​Approve/disapprove of any act proposed to be done by the guardian
  • Give such advice as it considers appropriate
  • Make any order/decision as it considers necessary
  • Amend or revoke the guardianship order
   

Special Powers of the Board

 
  
If the Guardianship Board receives information confirmed on oath that a person with disability or mental disorder is suffering serious damage to their physical, emotional or mental health due to ill-treatment, abuse or neglect from the Guardian, the Board may appoint a person/s to visit the person with disability or mental disorder and prepare a report of the situation.
 
The following procedure is followed when reports of abuse or neglect are received.
 
 
INFORMATION TO THE BOARD (UNDER OATH)
 
 
APPOINTMENT OF PERSON/S TO PREPARE A REPORT 
 
(Police intervention may be used if difficulties arise)
 
 
SUBMISSION OF REPORT TO THE BOARD
 
 
BOARD MAY GRANT RIGHT TO THE ACCUSED TO BE HEARD
 
 
REPORT TO RELEVANT AUTHORITY FOR INTERVENTION
 
 
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