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FAMILY LAW RULES 2004 - RULE 7.09

Special service on person with a disability

             (1)  A document that is required to be served by special service on a person with a disability, must be served:

                     (a)  on the person's case guardian;

                     (b)  on the person's guardian appointed under a State or Territory law; or

                     (c)  if there is no one under paragraph (a) or (b)--on an adult who has the care of the person.

             (2)  For paragraph (1)(c), the person in charge of a hospital, nursing home or other care facility is taken to have the care of a person who is a patient in the hospital, nursing home or facility.

Note:          If a person with a disability wants to start, continue or respond to, or seek to intervene in, a case, the person may do so through a case guardian (see rule 6.08).



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