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GUARDIANSHIP AND MANAGEMENT OF PROPERTY ACT 1991 - SECT 32C

Who is a carer for a protected person?

    (1)     A person is a carer for a protected person if he or she—

        (a)     is a carer of the person for this Act generally; and

        (b)     gives, or arranges for the giving of, care and support to the person in a domestic context but does not receive remuneration or reward for giving, or arranging for the giving of, the care and support.

    (2)     If the protected person lives in a hospital, nursing home, group home, boarding-house, hostel or similar place, a person giving, or arranging for the giving of, care and assistance to the protected person at that place is not, only because of that fact, a carer for the protected person.



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