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GUARDIANSHIP AND MANAGEMENT OF PROPERTY ACT 1991 - SECT 21

Payments for maintenance etc

    (1)     The manager of a person's property may, out of the property, pay reasonable amounts for the maintenance, advancement or education, or otherwise for the benefit, of the person and of the person's dependants (if any).

    (2)     The payments may be made to or on behalf of the person and, if the person has a guardian, to the guardian.

    (3)     The payments may be made out of income or capital.

    (4)     In deciding whether to make a payment, the matters that the manager must take into account include—

        (a)     the person's views and wishes; and

        (b)     the amount and nature of the property; and

        (c)     the amount and nature of any other of the person's property; and

        (d)     the present and likely future needs of the person and any dependants.



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