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GUARDIANSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION ACT 1990 - SECT 17B

17B .         Executive officer to give notice of review

        (1)         The executive officer shall, at least 7 days before the day on which a review commenced under this Division is to be heard, cause notice in writing of the hearing to be given to —

            (a)         the applicant;

            (b)         the represented person;

            (c)         the nearest relative of the represented person;

            (d)         the guardian (if any) of the represented person;

            (e)         the administrator (if any) of the estate of the represented person;

            (f)         the Public Advocate;

            (g)         any other person who in the opinion of the executive officer has a sufficient interest in the proceedings.

        (2)         A notice under subsection (1) shall include —

            (a)         particulars of the review and the time and place of the hearing; and

            (b)         in the case of the notice given to the applicant or the represented person, a summary of the provisions of section 16 and clause 13 of Schedule 1 of this Act and sections 39, 87 and 88 of the State Administrative Tribunal Act 2004 as they affect that person.

        (3)         The State Administrative Tribunal may where it considers that exceptional circumstances so require —

            (a)         shorten the time for giving notice to all or any of the persons referred to in subsection (1); and

            (b)         dispense with the requirements for notice to be given to all or any of the persons referred to in that subsection other than the represented person and the Public Advocate.

        [Section 17B inserted: No. 16 of 1992 s. 8; amended: No. 7 of 1996 s. 36; No. 55 of 2004 s. 430 and 466(1); No. 19 of 2010 s. 18(2).]

[ 17C, 17D.         Deleted: No. 55 of 2004 s. 431.]



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