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Effect of appointment

61E Effect of appointment

(1) A testamentary guardian of a child has all the powers, rights and responsibilities, for making decisions about the long-term care, welfare and development of the child, that are ordinarily vested in a guardian.
Examples of matters concerned with a child’s long term care, welfare and development—
the child’s education and religious upbringing
(2) The appointment of a person as testamentary guardian of a child gives the person daily care authority for the child if and only if—
(a) the child has no surviving parent; and
(b) no-one else has daily care authority for the child (however described) under a decision or order of a federal court or a court of a State.
(3) In this section—

"daily care authority" , for a child, means—
(a) the right to have the child’s daily care; and
(b) the right and responsibility to make decisions about the child’s daily care.

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