(1) This section applies in relation to the hearing by the ACAT of a matter under this Act.
(2) Notice of the hearing must, as far as practicable, be given to—
(a) the person the subject of the hearing; and
(b) the person's domestic partner, parents, brothers and sisters; and
(c) each child of the person; and
(d) if the person has a carer who would not otherwise be given notice of the hearing under this section—the carer; and
(e) if the person has a guardian—the guardian; and
(f) if there is a manager of the person's property—the manager; and
(g) if an application is made under section 8AA (Manager for missing person's property)—the applicant; and
(h) the public trustee and guardian; and
(i) if the matter relates to an enduring power of attorney—each attorney under the power of attorney.
Example—people who must be given notice of hearing
Mr B has dementia and requires constant care. Mr B's brother (and guardian), his niece and a close family friend share his care. Each person must be given notice of a hearing in relation to a matter affecting Mr B.
(3) Subsection (2) does not limit the people to whom notice of the hearing may be given.